The Six Flags Magic Mountain (SFMM) Discussion Thread

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Postby ECZenith » Wed Aug 30, 2006 10:19 am

Just curious... How exactly is Superman's left side better than the right?
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Postby SharkTums » Wed Aug 30, 2006 10:28 am

I don't think the left side is any better, in fact it launches a lot weaker than the right side!

I think the case is more that it's been nearly impossible to get the left side credit! Over the last 6 years, I've seen the left side open for two, 2 month periods, and that's it.

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Postby sixflagsmagicmountain » Wed Aug 30, 2006 2:57 pm

I've only been on the left side 3 times. I don't like it much either.

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Postby lapseofreason » Wed Aug 30, 2006 10:45 pm

wrs28330 wrote:I am not sure where the people were seen in the Flashback queue, but be aware that we are starting themeing in the park for fright fest, and Jokster's Hideout is right there. We are refurbishing many of our mazes now.

Oh. Yeah, that would explain it.

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Postby DATman » Wed Aug 30, 2006 11:04 pm

Flashback was not that great. Honestly, I've ridden it twice and will never ride it again if it is open and has any sort of line. It is pointless. The argument about it being historical is stupid because if Magic Mountain is paved, it will be 2x as sad to see Revvy go (first successful looper vs. only space diver). I doubt very many people would complain if all the SLCs were torn down, and Flashback hurts just as much as any of those I've been on. It looks like fun, but it is violent and mildly painful. It really is not worth it to the park at all to reopen it. Would it be sad to see it torn down? No. It isn't operating, so what's the difference...

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Postby wrs28330 » Thu Aug 31, 2006 10:12 pm

So the Chinese Acrobats have let SFMM and are off to...Texas, not SF related. Now in it's place is "Kidz Bop". SFMM is the last stop for the Kidz Bop tour. And frankly, they end on a rather sour note...literaly.
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Bye to this
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Hello to this
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Complete w/ merchandise
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before the show, the kids go around and ask the audience which songs they want to hear, even as far as "having them vote". They do the same songs each time.
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In other news, the park is doing a great job giving park guest an early taste of Fright Fest.
This Hearst can be found at the front of the park by Valencia Falls.
Hearst in need of some TLC.
PIMP MY HEARST...hey, you never know!
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They have a grave digger passing out flyers, promoting fright fest 2006.
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The Colosus spider will be spinning its web soon, so be sure to watch for the Fright Fest 2006 thread for theming, and mazes pictures soon.
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Very cool looking display, but night does it justice. Very cool lighting!
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Same decorations as always, but better execution.

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Postby Jew » Thu Aug 31, 2006 11:06 pm

The only good thing about Fright Fest was Heckles and Twitch. Will they be back this year?

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Postby AllenA07 » Thu Aug 31, 2006 11:24 pm

Some of those pictures appear to have come from either in, or very near the Golden Bear Sound booth... Not that anybody really cares, just an observation that I made.

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Postby arrowfanman » Thu Aug 31, 2006 11:54 pm

Thanks for the update wrs28330!

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