Gurnee Covered Wagon Ride

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Gurnee Covered Wagon Ride

Post by stockboy300 » Sat Jul 14, 2007 9:24 am

This ride was is the Southwest territory and was there last year but did not run most of the year. Now this year it's gone and was not replaced with anything. Must be getting ready to put something new in, now that a season parking pass went up to $60 a $30 increase WOW!!! :shock:

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Post by jonrev » Sat Jul 14, 2007 8:54 pm

The ride was called TrailBlazer, and most likely it will not be replaced by a different ride.

The price increase shouldn't be surprising. Keep in mind that Six Flags is still about 2 billion dollars in debt and right now they badly need the money.
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Post by Papas » Mon Jul 16, 2007 2:33 am

Price increases doesnt have much to do with the park needing money because they're in debt; it is becomes more expensive to run and maintain the park every year plus being the only theme park in the Chicago area and still drawing huge crowds theres really no reason not to increase prices.

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Post by Demonlover13 » Tue Jul 17, 2007 6:09 pm

Yea, I remember seeing this one last year. It's just a vacant area now.
I need a great day this year, or 2, or 30!

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What was good about the Demon?

Post by WestBurbs14 » Sat Oct 06, 2007 12:24 pm

DemonLover13: What was good about the Demon that you want to bring back?

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Post by Demonlover13 » Sat Oct 06, 2007 6:09 pm

Let's see. Everyting they do for fright fest except all year long. Also, bring back the waterfall.
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Post by yankee Clipper91 » Sat Mar 22, 2008 9:15 pm

Glad that they got rid of that ride.
RIP Sky Whirl (1976-2000)

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Post by ttd rox » Mon Mar 24, 2008 2:21 pm

I miss Trailblazer 100%! It was my favorite and still is my favorite flat ride! :cry: It gets me upset just thinking about it!
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Post by yankee Clipper91 » Tue Mar 25, 2008 4:15 pm

Sorry to hear that it stinks when they tear out your favorite ride.
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Post by ttd rox » Sun May 04, 2008 10:59 am

^Definately! :( Where else could i possibly find a ride like this somewhere else?
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Post by Demonlover13 » Sun May 04, 2008 1:08 pm

Umm.....Skinner's 1001 Knachts.
I need a great day this year, or 2, or 30!

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