The Six Flags Magic Mountain (SFMM) Discussion Thread

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Postby arrowfanman » Sat Jan 03, 2009 11:06 am

Hey everyone, for those who care, I noticed that SFMM no longer opens at 10:00am anymore! The last year, the park had been opening at 10:00am on weekends, 10:30am on weekdays. Now the park opens altogether at 10:30am!

http://www.sixflags.com/magicmountain/i ... kInfo.aspx

Also, it would appear that the park closes at weird times on some days, like 6:30pm.



So just a heads up. No more trip reports saying that they opened the park 30 minutes late! ::)


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Postby SFMM100 » Sat Jan 03, 2009 5:38 pm

Not to change the subject, but i found a video of the countdown!

Start's at 0:45



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Postby kidcoaster 2 » Sat Jan 03, 2009 6:16 pm

Thanks the Fire Works on the tower look great. Looks like it was very succsesful for the park.

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Postby ebl » Sat Jan 03, 2009 6:20 pm

^ The tower was an ideal place to put the countdown timer and it must have looked great not only from the ground, but even from the freeway nearby.

I think SFMM has some great years coming. Remember, too, that 2011 is its 40th year, so I imagine something BIG will come then.

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Postby stuartnz » Sat Jan 03, 2009 6:30 pm

Those fireworks look great. It is now my ambition to be at SFMM for the 2011 New Years. Looks fun!

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Postby Churro $2.75 » Sun Jan 04, 2009 1:38 am

Hi! I've been poking around these forums as a looker but not a poster. And that YouTube video that SFMM100 posted? Haha... THAT'S MY VIDEO!!

What a surprise to see that someone posted it up here and I'm glad you guys like it. I have pictures that I took of that event if you guys would like to see it.

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Postby Churro $2.75 » Sun Jan 04, 2009 2:20 am

Rock N' Ride New Year's Eve Party at Six Flags Magic Mountain.

Here's a video of the fireworks:
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Sky Tower from the Entry Plaza
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Signage
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Warner Bros. tower
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Sky Tower from Baja Ridge
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Countdown Stage and Mr. Tech Guy
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Dance Dance Revolution Competition in the Entry Plaza
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It's not quite time yet, but Taz and Marvin the Martian are ready to get jiggy with it.
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Petunia Pig... yeah, no one knows who she is.
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Guitar Hero Competition is on the right.
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Postby Churro $2.75 » Sun Jan 04, 2009 3:23 am

Part 2
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Circle thingys.
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A banner!
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Have a Magic Day? Trying to be Disney are we now?
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One restaurant had souvenir bottles from Kentucky Kingdom. Umm... wrong park.
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Besides the Entry Plaza, the rest of the park looked like this. Seriously.
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Wave yo hands in the air like ya just don't care.
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It's still 2008.
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The Flash now has laser vision and Green Lantern is... just... there...
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Nothing says cool party like furry characters!
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Bugs raises the roof. Or maybe he was being robbed. I'm not sure.
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Everyone got a free Coke can that looks like a bottle but it's really a can! Sylvester got one too.
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Yayyy! It's 2009!
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The Stage.
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See? Free Coke.
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Happy New Year!
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V.I.P.s had the top of the mountain for a private party. And they had a private table of free Cokes.
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Main gate. Have a good 2009 K Thx Bai!

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Postby WFChris » Sun Jan 04, 2009 4:19 am

Thanks, Churro! Great pictures (and video, haha!), seems like SFMM has something good on their hands. I really like seeing the park doing well and raising the bar in its So Cal presence, and the rest of the industry for that matter.

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Postby Six Flags Enthuseast » Sun Jan 04, 2009 9:52 am

^ I totally agree, it looks like a great time! I wish I could've gone. At least I'm going in April. I can't wait to see the new park! (the last time I visited was in September of 2007)

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