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Postby woah_killa » Sat Jan 28, 2006 9:51 am

It's about time, last time I went it was starting to look a little grubby...

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Postby coaster_maniac » Sat Jan 28, 2006 11:14 am

It's DEFINITELY about time. That ride was the first roller coaster I've ever ridden, so it's good to see it being taken care of!

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Postby St.LouisBOI » Sat Jan 28, 2006 2:07 pm

Haha, as strange as it seems, my 1st coaster at SFSTL was Ninja. Does anyone know when the official announcement is going to be?
Looks like SFSTL is getting one of those spinning coasters for next year.

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Postby coasterboy76 » Sun Jan 29, 2006 12:50 pm

OMG!! This brings a tear to my eye.... I prayed that the Eagle would get some badly needed help... this is my all time favorite woodie, I rode it opening day back in 76, and have ridden it for 30 years now, and the ride is as awesome as it was back then, ( minus the missing hill after the big turn)

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Postby Dailey Enterprizes » Sun Jan 29, 2006 1:18 pm

I must admit that it looks and probably rides awesome since I remember seeing it on one of Robb's footage videos.

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Postby coasterboy76 » Sun Jan 29, 2006 2:27 pm

I bought that edition of Robbs DVD's because of the St. Louis coverage, and yeah it looks really bad. for the past 5 years, every year when I would ride it, I would get kind of mad because it was really looking like crap.
I will try and get a new POV this year!

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Postby St.LouisBOI » Sun Jan 29, 2006 3:48 pm

Yeah and since they retracked the ending of the ride and they're getting a new braking system for a much steadier stop and a whole new coat of paint...I am also very much excited to ride Screamin' Eagle in about 2 months now. Can't wait! :b
Looks like SFSTL is getting one of those spinning coasters for next year.

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Postby coasterboy76 » Sun Jan 29, 2006 4:47 pm

The first day the Screamin Eagle was opened was so crowded, it was my first big roller coaster and I was scared, I was only 12 years old.. we waited for about 2 1/2 hours and when I finally got to the station after all the climbing, it was so worth the wait.

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Postby coasterboy76 » Mon Jan 30, 2006 7:45 am

Guess with the parks 35th anniversary this year, they need to make it purty!

yes it looks like it's gonna be a great year for SFSTL!! wooo hooo!!!

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Six Flags St. Louis Official Announcement

Postby sixflagstloldschool » Tue Feb 14, 2006 3:36 pm

The announcement will be made 02/15/06 Here is a quote from SFZIP at SFSTL.net.

"The announcement is definetly tomorrow Febuary 15th. The new name for the drop tower shouldn't surprise anybody (already used in the SF system). The new kids area name also changed slightly from what it orginally was to be named (theme remains the same). The kids carousel is not moving to the new kiddie area, but will remain somewhere in old LTT and the kids tea cup ride has a slightly different name than it was orginally.

These changes were because of Mark Shapiro's plan for Six Flags and not the park's decision to change the names from what the originally to be named (don't know what would have happened if Shapiro came after the original announcement date).

In the useless facts category, I know that Xcalibur was orginally going to be name Catapult before the final name change to Xcalibur. So this is not the first time the park has named a ride differently than what they had planned.

All will be known tomorrow and there are new parts for something being stored in the parking lot near Tornado (I have no idea what they are for).



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