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by steven
Sun Jul 17, 2005 1:32 pm
Forum: Remembering Marriott's GREAT AMERICA
Topic: Get Carried Away!
Replies: 9
Views: 5209

"Get Carried Away" was the last campaign originated under Marriott. It probably continued for the 1984 season in Gurnee because the Marriott/Six Flags transition took place after the 1984 operating season was already in progress, I believe. I don't know how that played out in Santa Clara during 1984...
by steven
Sun Jul 17, 2005 1:25 pm
Forum: Remembering Marriott's GREAT AMERICA
Topic: Besides Great America...
Replies: 1
Views: 1700

No, they did not own Playland in Rye. Marriott did, however, manage it for a while back then.

Steven
by steven
Sat Jul 16, 2005 3:54 pm
Forum: Remembering Marriott's GREAT AMERICA
Topic: Get Carried Away!
Replies: 9
Views: 5209

Yes, the parks have changed dramatically over the years. And we don't necessarily like all of the changes. Post-Marriott, the parks have taken different directions. The changes have all been business decisions, some clearly better than others. But they have to continue to change to compete with plen...
by steven
Sat Jul 16, 2005 12:42 pm
Forum: Questions, Suggestions, and Site Updates
Topic: Suggestion
Replies: 7
Views: 4994

Hi,

Thanks for the suggestion. I'll think about it! :-) Whether the costumed characters get their own section or not, they will appear here and there in some of the rides photos and will often be seen in the shows section (as more photos get added there).

Steven
by steven
Sat Jul 16, 2005 12:37 pm
Forum: Remembering Marriott's GREAT AMERICA
Topic: santa clara scrapped ride pile
Replies: 16
Views: 9336

Hi!

There are some photos of the "bone yard" here:
http://www.srcphotography.com/gallery/t ... =25&page=1

Steven
by steven
Sat Jul 09, 2005 2:15 pm
Forum: Remembering Marriott's GREAT AMERICA
Topic: Welcome
Replies: 8
Views: 5030

Thanks, Ryan. Congratulations on being the first to post here!

Steven
by steven
Sat Jul 09, 2005 1:02 pm
Forum: Questions, Suggestions, and Site Updates
Topic: Welcome
Replies: 0
Views: 2209

Welcome

Welcome to the GREATAMERICAparks.com forums!

This forum is for questions about and suggestions for the GREATAMERICAparks.com site.

Steven
by steven
Sat Jul 09, 2005 1:01 pm
Forum: Santa Clara
Topic: Welcome
Replies: 0
Views: 2104

Welcome

Welcome to the GREATAMERICAparks.com forums!

This forum is the place for Santa Clara employees to share memories of working at Marriott's GREAT AMERICA.

Steven
by steven
Sat Jul 09, 2005 1:00 pm
Forum: Gurnee
Topic: Welcome
Replies: 0
Views: 2341

Welcome

Welcome to the GREATAMERICAparks.com forums!

This forum is the place for Gurnee employees to share memories of working at Marriott's GREAT AMERICA.

Steven
by steven
Sat Jul 09, 2005 12:58 pm
Forum: Games, Merchandise, Food, and more
Topic: Welcome
Replies: 0
Views: 4444

Welcome

Welcome to the GREATAMERICAparks.com forums!

This is a forum for discussing games, merchandise, food, and everything else at Marriott's GREAT AMERICA not already covered by one of the other forums.

Steven
by steven
Sat Jul 09, 2005 12:56 pm
Forum: Shows
Topic: Welcome
Replies: 2
Views: 5252

Welcome

Welcome to the GREATAMERICAparks.com forums!

This forum is a place to remember and discuss all the great shows, music, street performers -- including street characters, and more at Marriott's GREAT AMERICA.

Steven
by steven
Sat Jul 09, 2005 12:53 pm
Forum: Rides
Topic: Welcome
Replies: 0
Views: 2045

Welcome

Welcome to the GREATAMERICAparks.com forums!

This forum is for discussions about the rides at Marriott's GREAT AMERICA.

Steven
by steven
Sat Jul 09, 2005 12:51 pm
Forum: Remembering Marriott's GREAT AMERICA
Topic: Welcome
Replies: 8
Views: 5030

Welcome

Welcome to the GREATAMERICAparks.com forums!

This forum is for general discussions about Marriott's GREAT AMERICA. It is intended to be the place where we can share and discuss overall memories of the parks.

Steven