2008 Six Flags Souvenir Cup Policy

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Do you agree with Six Flags new requirement of allowing $.99 refills on the current year cup only?

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Postby Wes » Tue Mar 11, 2008 6:47 pm

almightyfire wrote:Well first of all everyone should throw those cups away. I bought one one year and those cups are poisonous, u can taste the plastic elements leaking into the soda itself. that is dangerous but I do agree with the policy.


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Postby Mechanic » Tue Mar 11, 2008 6:49 pm

No doubt about it. It's completely fair.

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Postby Wood Dragon 1988 » Tue Mar 11, 2008 6:52 pm

Although I no longer drink carbonated-high fructose corn syrup-caffeinated liquids, I do have to agree that those cups are a symbol of quality.

I got a PKD cup in 2004 and still use it just about every morning to keep my breakfast smoothie cold. The insulation powers those things possess are legendary. :shockr:

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Postby Scaparri » Tue Mar 11, 2008 6:55 pm

ginzo wrote:Ha! Is this a real question?


That pretty much sums this whole thread up.

Is the extra $3 for a new cup really that brutal? Seriously, I didn't even know people brought them back after one visit. Actually, I didn't even know you could bring them back after one visit.

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Postby 24 » Tue Mar 11, 2008 6:59 pm

I agree. Buying a 2008 cup is the same price for 2 drinks anyway.
I just hate that at the begining of the year they gave me a 07 cup.
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Postby robbalvey » Tue Mar 11, 2008 7:07 pm

Homer wrote:As for the year however, I think cups should be good for 2 years tops.

That just makes no sense. So you would be ok with the policy if it was every two years you had to buy a cup but not one year?

IMO, if an extra ten bucks per year is going to break your bank, you probably shouldn't be spending money to visit a theme park to begin with.

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Postby ebl » Tue Mar 11, 2008 8:40 pm

I believe the cups are made from #5 or #6 plastic, which is food grade---and the same type that fast food places use. Generally, the higher the number, the better the plastic for containers.

Anyway, I wouldn't worry about plastic or components of it leaching into your soda. Besides, what's in the soda is not likely any better for you.

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Postby All Clear » Tue Mar 11, 2008 8:47 pm

I think drinks should be included in the price of admission at all parks.

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Postby trek » Tue Mar 11, 2008 8:54 pm

So, for a family of 5 what would be an acceptable number of these $10 - $13 cups to purchase? (Season Pass holders will receive a coupon for $3 off). Should I just get 1 cup and the free water cups, then transfer the drink? or bring in some of last years cups and transfer from '08 cup to the older ones? or should I buy 5 cups for $50? or maybe just 2 and make the kids share? (teens always love to share with their little siblings). Or is the sharing thing just as gross as a reused washed cup?

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Postby larrygator » Tue Mar 11, 2008 9:47 pm

It is a necessary policy that would have helped Six Flags bottom line if they had implemented and followed it the past dozen years.
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