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by Glorfindel7
Thu Jan 01, 2009 10:25 pm
Forum: Rides
Topic: Splashwater Falls Removal
Replies: 14
Views: 11150

I liked Splash Water Falls to cool off on a hot day. I'm sorry to see it go, but I can just imagine how much maintenance it took to keep that thing running.... That said I'm suprised it lasted over 20 years :o
by Glorfindel7
Tue Oct 21, 2008 4:55 pm
Forum: Rides
Topic: If you could bring it back...
Replies: 27
Views: 27210

djames42 wrote:Santa Clara

Not a ride, but I really miss Ye Old Rootbeer Shoppe (or whatever it was called--it was just around the corner from the Wizzer; I really miss the yummy 5¢ root beer on a hot summer day)
It was called the Hot Shoppe
by Glorfindel7
Wed Oct 15, 2008 5:11 am
Forum: Gurnee
Topic: Old Ride Part currently used as Fright Fest prop
Replies: 5
Views: 7951

I see the image.... I'm guessing maybe it's being blocked by the firewall?
by Glorfindel7
Thu Oct 09, 2008 5:52 pm
Forum: Questions, Suggestions, and Site Updates
Topic: the order of the 'ranks'
Replies: 3
Views: 8184

I think I may be there already
by Glorfindel7
Tue Oct 07, 2008 8:43 pm
Forum: Rides
Topic: Most Sickening Ride
Replies: 30
Views: 18229

Hmm.. Fiddler's Fling.... I think the part that makes me sick is riding with someone only to have them slam into me but the worst part is attempting to pull off me only to slam into me again .... ouch :(
by Glorfindel7
Thu Sep 25, 2008 4:33 pm
Forum: Rides
Topic: Deja Vu Replacement?
Replies: 10
Views: 6306

I more or less figured this.... Personally I wish it was something like "Toy Story Mania" but you can't have everything
by Glorfindel7
Mon Sep 01, 2008 5:47 pm
Forum: Rides
Topic: If you could bring it back...
Replies: 27
Views: 27210

1. Tidal Wave
2. Sky Whirl
3. Hay Baler
4. Delta Flyer/Eagles Flight
5. Davy Jones Dinghys
by Glorfindel7
Tue Aug 26, 2008 8:36 pm
Forum: Rides
Topic: Deja Vu Replacement?
Replies: 10
Views: 6306

That sign's theme doesn't look like it would match a "Splash Battle"... But I wonder if another Water Ride might be in the offering?
by Glorfindel7
Tue Aug 26, 2008 8:34 pm
Forum: Games, Merchandise, Food, and more
Topic: Farmer's Market
Replies: 13
Views: 17976

I remember Jose's tacos... They used to have a pretty good Burrito
by Glorfindel7
Sat Aug 09, 2008 8:29 pm
Forum: Gurnee
Topic: Need some clarification from some 'ole timers; venting...
Replies: 17
Views: 18484

While I didn't go to Six Flags my sister did and here's her thoughts She was able to get in with a lower admission, which is good. She was extremely upset with the prices for the food (6.00 for a "hot dog"? ... 4.00 for a Coke?) (I'm thinking in terms of economics, Six Flags lowered the price of adm...
by Glorfindel7
Thu Jul 31, 2008 3:41 pm
Forum: Rides
Topic: Hometown Fun Machine in Gurnee
Replies: 9
Views: 6396

sfgam wrote:Then wasn't Hilltopper moved to Southwest Territory when it opened and renamed Ricochet?
No, that was the "Big Top"
by Glorfindel7
Wed Jul 30, 2008 8:46 pm
Forum: Rides
Topic: Hometown Fun Machine in Gurnee
Replies: 9
Views: 6396

sfgam wrote:Thanks. What was Industrial Revolution then?
It used to be known as the "Hilltopper" (But I wonder why it was renamed) a Himalaya type ride next to the Turn of the Century....
by Glorfindel7
Tue Jul 01, 2008 5:05 pm
Forum: Remembering Marriott's GREAT AMERICA
Topic: New SF locker policy
Replies: 7
Views: 5736

I thought I heard that they're free unless you leave stuff in there longer than a few hours? :o
by Glorfindel7
Wed Jun 25, 2008 5:01 am
Forum: Gurnee
Topic: Marriott's GREAT AMERICA bumper stickers
Replies: 16
Views: 17585

Oh Yeah, I remember that sticker now.... I remember trying to take it off my dad's old Plymouth Valiant and how it was so sticky it was IMPOSSIBLE to take off the bumper without breaking it :D But at the time I didn't know that this wasn't the "official" sticker, I thought he purchased it at the gif...
by Glorfindel7
Mon Jun 23, 2008 6:58 pm
Forum: Gurnee
Topic: The Dark Knight - New Coaster for 08
Replies: 44
Views: 43607

Maybe they should have stuck with my suggestion and enclosed the Ragin' Cajun?