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by steven
Tue Dec 03, 2013 10:59 pm
Forum: Remembering Marriott's GREAT AMERICA
Topic: Santa Clara - The Great GoBot Caper of '83
Replies: 2
Views: 3169

Re: Santa Clara - The Great GoBot Caper of '83

That's too bad that your cousin went down that path. I hope he got better.

Best regards,
Steven
by steven
Tue Dec 03, 2013 10:58 pm
Forum: Remembering Marriott's GREAT AMERICA
Topic: Great America "TM Productions"
Replies: 10
Views: 8535

Re: Great America "TM Productions"

Thank you, Jeffrey. Sorry again for the delay. I tried to get you out of moderation. I'm not sure why your posts are being held in moderation now. :-( I hope you'll be able to share more info on the MGA music from TM. I wish that we'd been in touch with Gene and Tom about all of this and more. Thank...
by steven
Thu Nov 14, 2013 10:04 pm
Forum: Remembering Marriott's GREAT AMERICA
Topic: Great America "TM Productions"
Replies: 10
Views: 8535

Re: Great America "TM Productions"

Thanks for this interesting update! I'm not sure why it got held in moderation. Sorry for that delay. Speaking of the Carousel Song, I've heard an alternate version of it with a different singer. It's good. But I prefer the one we all know and love. :-) I wish we could find good copies of all the "c...
by steven
Thu Oct 31, 2013 7:58 pm
Forum: Remembering Marriott's GREAT AMERICA
Topic: When "America" became an afterthought
Replies: 2
Views: 3891

Re: When "America" became an afterthought

Hello, Jon, I believe that the diminishing loyalty to the accuracy of the American history theming actually started near the end of the Marriott years. Even the Demon wasn't really a theming match for the old-fashioned County Fair. The American history theme and classic entertainment offerings such ...
by steven
Wed Sep 11, 2013 10:55 pm
Forum: the GREAT AMERICA parks today
Topic: New Roller Coaster for Gurnee
Replies: 11
Views: 10386

Re: New Roller Coaster for Gurnee

Thanks, Road Rash!
by steven
Mon Aug 05, 2013 2:32 pm
Forum: Questions, Suggestions, and Site Updates
Topic: "Like" us on Facebook for lots of new updates
Replies: 0
Views: 14400

"Like" us on Facebook for lots of new updates

Pending a complete remodeling of GREATAMERICAparks.com, I am posting plentiful updates on the GREATAMERICAparks.com Facebook page. Check it out and be sure to "like" the GREATAMERICAparks.com Facebook page while you're there!

Steven
by steven
Sun Jul 22, 2012 8:48 pm
Forum: Remembering Marriott's GREAT AMERICA
Topic: Map Request
Replies: 4
Views: 5559

Re: Map Request

Nice job, impala101! Thank you and welcome!

Best regards,
Steven
by steven
Sat Nov 12, 2011 3:55 pm
Forum: Questions, Suggestions, and Site Updates
Topic: 1991 Vortex Santa Clara commercial
Replies: 0
Views: 4697

1991 Vortex Santa Clara commercial

Check out this commercial for the introduction of Vortex at Santa Clara in 1991:
http://www.greatamericaparks.com/images ... play_media

Enjoy!

Best regards,
Steven
by steven
Mon Sep 19, 2011 12:54 pm
Forum: the GREAT AMERICA parks today
Topic: New Owners of California's Great America (Santa Clara)
Replies: 6
Views: 7739

Re: New Owners of California's Great America (Santa Clara)

Thanks, retlawfan.

We will have to watch closely how this develops for the Santa Clara park. Lots more details are sure to come. Here's another breaking news story:

http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_18928013

Steven
by steven
Wed Sep 07, 2011 12:54 am
Forum: Remembering Marriott's GREAT AMERICA
Topic: Park Music: New Location!
Replies: 10
Views: 15208

Re: Park Music: New Location!

Thanks, dlmtechnology!

Best regards,
Steven
by steven
Wed Sep 07, 2011 12:48 am
Forum: Questions, Suggestions, and Site Updates
Topic: TV commercials from 1980/81
Replies: 2
Views: 4718

Re: TV commercials from 1980/81

Hi, beamerbarb! Great to hear from you! The commercials are all still there. Is this the one that you are looking for? http://www.greatamericaparks.com/images/displayimage.php?album=161&pid=1665#top_display_media There is a little girl with pigtails in a colored striped shirt who runs to and hugs Bu...
by steven
Mon Aug 29, 2011 2:37 pm
Forum: Santa Clara
Topic: 1982 - ATARI VIDEO ADVENTURE
Replies: 6
Views: 7489

Re: 1982 - ATARI VIDEO ADVENTURE

I'll take a look as soon as I can. Meanwhile, others are welcome to help out!

Best regards,
Steven
by steven
Mon Aug 29, 2011 12:45 am
Forum: Santa Clara
Topic: 1982 - ATARI VIDEO ADVENTURE
Replies: 6
Views: 7489

Re: 1982 - ATARI VIDEO ADVENTURE

Hello and welcome! Some of the Santa Clara alumni may be able to answer your question. If not, we might be able to trace the dates of the Atari Video Adventure by checking old park maps and brochures. I don't know much about the Atari Video Adventure at Santa Clara. I never saw it in person. I do ha...
by steven
Mon Aug 08, 2011 2:23 pm
Forum: Santa Clara
Topic: 1977-1980
Replies: 12
Views: 11759

Re: 1977-1980

Welcome, Sharon! Thanks for stopping by here and sharing some of your memories!

Best regards,
Steven