The Six Flags Magic Mountain (SFMM) Discussion Thread

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Postby Top Thrill Dragster » Sat Mar 03, 2007 9:23 pm

^I do too, but technically it is still there.
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Postby sixflagsmagicmountain » Sat Mar 03, 2007 9:30 pm

They should really fix that. I want it back.

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Postby runnerodb83 » Sun Mar 04, 2007 4:28 am

^ they needed to get rid of it so they could add a block and run 3 trains per side...which we all know they do frequently :roll: eesh

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Postby vedved82491 » Sun Mar 04, 2007 8:51 am

Lets just say Colossus isn't going anywhere, or getting rid of any blocks.

But I agree with the thought of better flats coming in. Thats the one thing I always mention when talking about the recent Magic Mountain changes


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Postby metrock » Sun Mar 04, 2007 11:14 am

Its funny, everyone wants the double down back. No doubt that removing the midcourse would esthetically clean up the ride, but I don’t think it really added much to the ride experience. If anything were to come back, I would want the original profiling of the ride to return. Well, at least the original double up. Oh, and new trains as well.
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Postby SK8R » Sun Mar 04, 2007 11:46 am

They might aswell return the double down. I doubt they will run three trains on a side anytime soon.

Overall, the ride needs a tremendous overhaul. It hurts and feels like it will just collapse any minute.

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Postby robbalvey » Sun Mar 04, 2007 2:41 pm

Here are a few pics from a little backstage tour we got today.

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Overview shot. GONE!!! Totally GONE!!!
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Psyclone is now firewood!
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Station and everything....PAVED!!!
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Make way for something new and better!
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This is certainly a step in the right direction for the park.
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RIP Psyclone - gone and already forgotten!
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Before.....
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After.

Seriously....will anyone REALLY miss it?

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Postby Top Thrill Dragster » Sun Mar 04, 2007 2:42 pm

WOW!!!! :omg: :b That is a nice size piece of land!
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Postby GMAN962 » Sun Mar 04, 2007 2:48 pm

Today? But Kristen was just born! Then again, maybe she probably IS in an incubator...

Oh well, anyway...as I was going to say...

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Postby supermanrosfan0810 » Sun Mar 04, 2007 2:51 pm

Now that that is taken care of, I'd expect them to get to flashback very soon! :b

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