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Postby mcjaco » Thu Oct 01, 2009 12:11 pm

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Jerrykoala2112 wrote:Yea, I think SF charges for all mazes and stuff, I actually never been on any of them. The scariest thing that is free is probably the Necropolis walk though...
But I am sure since you pay, they are wayy better scarier. Cedar Fair ones I think are free so they aren't as good.

But Rue Le morgue (rue le dodge) is amazing during Fright Fest! Last year, they loaded the whole thing with fog. You were driving it pitch fog and its amazing. Also, Condor is amazing with fog...it had maybe a 25 minute wait last year...


I was just at KD on sunday & their haunt event blows the crap out of SF's any day of the week so I don't know which CF park you're trying to compare it to but you're way off in that assesment that just because it's free means it's no good.


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Postby MrX8991 » Thu Oct 01, 2009 12:40 pm

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monsterfan99 wrote:^ Last year there was a small walk-through deal around the rock climbing wall. The idea of it had to do with the demon of the Demon roller coaster. I do not do scare things so I can not comment on how good or bad it was. But it was free to season passholders and $5 to everyone else.


It was there when I went in October 2007, too.


I know I was there in 07 and don't remember this....how small is it?

Also am I the only one that wishes they would keep the demon song/radio thing on all year round


I don't know. I remember it being on the park map, but I didn't go since I hate haunted houses/scare zones of any kind. I just happened to be in the park October 2007 and remember a scare zone themed to the Demon being near the Rock Climbing zone on the map. Didn't see the entrance, though.
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Postby traincrossin » Thu Oct 01, 2009 3:00 pm

Fright Fest details

The following rides do not operate during Fright Fest.
-Condor - Larry, the gorilla, will be on top of Condor this year instead of Sky Trek Tower
-Scenic Railway
-Yankee Clipper
-Logger's Run
-Roaring Rapids

Shows
Dead Man’s Party
The one party everyone’s dying to get invited to! Party with the undead as Dr. Fright hosts the biggest bash this side of the grave.
Playing in Snowshoe Taphouse located in Yukon Territory.

Love at First Fright
Fright Fest’s trademark family musical is back for its 19th smash season! Join Jack and Katie on a dare to spend a night in the cemetery where they encounter unsightly creatures and monsters.
Playing in the Grand Music Hall located in Hometown Square.

Susan Rosen: Mistress of Mesmerism
Guests can sit for a spell and witness the marvels of hypnosis or volunteer to fall under hypnosis themselves during this be-witching show.
Now playing at the:
Southwest Amphitheatre located in Southwest Territory

FREAK!
See all of the park’s ghoulish characters in this afternoon parade as the park transforms from Thrills by Day to Chills by Night with the rise of the creatures of the night! Runs daily at 4 p.m.

Zombie Jamoree Parade
A terror-ific end to a day, the Zombie Jamboree Parade features a menagerie of ghouls and frightfully fun characters. Runs nightly a half hour prior to park closing.
Parade travels through:
Hometown Square, Carousel Plaza, Orleans Place and Mardi Gras

Mr. Six Spooktacular Street Party
Join Mr. Six for a grave-defying dance party everyday at noon.

The Human Freak Show
Witness amazing feats by fabulous freaks – a show so entertaining and disturbing, you won’t believe your eyes. Due to graphic content and intense nature, not recommended for children under 12.
Playing in Necropolis

Transformed Rides
Demon
Demon's theme returns to it's original look during Fright Fest.

Snakes on a Train
Viper changes it's name to Snakes on a Train during Fright Fest. A spoof of the movie Snakes on a Plane.

Terror Twister 2 - A Turn for the Worse
For Fright Fest Chubasco is transformed into Terror Twister. Strobe lights and loud music fill the room while riding Terror Twister. New for 2009 Terror Twister 2 - A Turn For The Worse.

Other Fright Fest Transformed Rides
-Iron Werewolf/Predator (Iron Wolf)
-Ricoslay (Ricochet)
-Dead End Drive (Great American Raceway)
-Monster Mash (East River Crawler)
-Rue Le Morgue (Rue Le Dodge)
-Fiddler's Flung (Fiddler's Fling)
-Black Widow (American Eagle)
-Blood Bath (King Chaos)
-Swamp Thing (Whizzer)
-The Pit and the Pendulum (Revolution)

Haunted Houses
Studio 13: Where Film Comes to Fright
Hollywood comes to the Midwest in this exploration of primal fear showcasing 13 horror flicks in 13 rooms that guarantee terror at every turn. Studio 13 will invoke inner fears and satisfy the need to scream. Not recommended for children under 12 years of age.
Studio 13 is located in Southwest Territory
Additional fee required

Mausoleum of Terror: The Horror Heart of Necropolis
Long thought to be merely a myth, the Mausoleum of Terror stands as a gory memorial to the undead where decaying citizens are deadly dedicated to wreaking their wretched revenge on the living! Not recommended for children under 12 due to graphic content and intense nature.
The Mausoleum of Terror is located in Necropolis.
Additional Fee Required.

Haunted Areas
Tinseltown Terror
Visit this long abandoned movie studio backlot possessed by the deadliest stars of movie history. The movies have never been so "reel." Will you survive your Horrror Screen Test?
Tinseltown Terror is located in Southwest Territory

Rise of the Demon Scare-area
Guests who meander too far from the path will end up in the Rise of the Demon Scare-area!
Rise of the Demon is located in County Fair near Demon

Necropolis: Haunted City of the Dead
Unlike any city you've ever visited. BEWARE! The Zombies have taken over the Picnic Grove and turned it into Necropolis: Haunted City of the Dead.
The Entrance to Necropolis is located in Yukon Territory

Seven Sins Cemetery
Be on your guard as you travel through the Sevens Sins Cemetery, where vampires, sliders and werewolves lurk among creepy crypts.
Seven Sins Cemetery is located in Orleans Place

Cell Block "A" Scare Zone
Aliens have invaded Six Flags Great America at this free walk through scare area. Located in Yukon Territory.

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Postby Jerrykoala2112 » Thu Oct 01, 2009 3:29 pm

^Thank you sooo much! That is really nicely copied from another site. I just really wanted to know the other attractions being changed.

I also emailed the park and they said Buccaneer Battle will remain open during Fright Fest. But I found that really hard to believe. :omg:

Also, Hellevator, or Giant Drop, should be added to that list...unless they didn't feel like it...
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Postby monsterfan99 » Thu Oct 01, 2009 3:44 pm

Just got the season passholder renewal e-mail. In it said Svengoolie (local TV personality) will be appearing for a meet and greet October 10 from 1-3.

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Postby Jojo19799 » Sat Oct 03, 2009 12:36 pm

^Too bad I'll be in Minnesota stalking Matt.

My friend is going to be playing "Lydia" in the Tinseltown area. She didn't say if she would be in the haunted house or just roaming the place. I don't recall what they put in the Tinseltown area last year. I thought I saw a guy that was made up like he was burnt to a crisp. Does anyone else remember that, or was I seeing things?

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Postby deathbydinn » Sat Oct 03, 2009 2:47 pm

Demon
Demon's theme returns to it's original look during Fright Fest.


What is Demon's original look?

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Postby kumba830 » Sat Oct 03, 2009 3:09 pm

So next Friday I plan to bring my German exchange student to the park, But there is one little thing in uncertain about.

He is 6' 6" ..Or maybe taller are there any rides that he would not be able to ride? If so, which ones?
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Postby GriffyTiffy » Sat Oct 03, 2009 3:49 pm

All I can think of would be V2, King Chaos and Revolution. The height limit is 76 inches if I am not mistaken.

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Postby kumba830 » Sat Oct 03, 2009 3:58 pm

That's awesome, becasue he cant ride any of the coasters near him becasue of his height.

Thanks Griff
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