GA Official Website Revamped (No More Paramount's)

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GA Official Website Revamped (No More Paramount's)

Post by ElkGroveGroovin » Thu Feb 15, 2007 3:38 pm

Website has been slightly revamed removing any reference to Paramount's.

http://www3.cedarfair.com/greatamerica/
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Post by dpxtreme » Thu Feb 15, 2007 4:05 pm

That's a cool change. Eventually they'll probably revamp the rest of the site.

What I wish could do on their website is have a description of every ride in the park like the Six Flags parks do. And have a POV video of the coasters like Cedar Point does.

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Post by Stealthguy05 » Thu Feb 15, 2007 4:15 pm

Darn! Beat Me To It^

yeah, Now i think That ALL references To Paramount On This Site Should Be Removed Now lol
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Post by ElkGroveGroovin » Thu Feb 15, 2007 4:32 pm

Hehe. You beat me to it on NorCalCoasters :wink: I'm looking forward to what Cedar Fair will bring to our park, this is a start of a brand new era.
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Post by Glorfindel7 » Thu Feb 15, 2007 6:05 pm

I noticed that the park is "Closed for the Season"...

I thought it was open year round? :shock: :shock:
When does it open and close?

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Post by Stealthguy05 » Thu Feb 15, 2007 7:34 pm

^it has NEVER EVER NEVER been open year round :cry: Oh well :(
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Post by WhizzerSFGAm » Thu Feb 15, 2007 7:54 pm

Glorfindel7 wrote:I noticed that the park is "Closed for the Season"...

I thought it was open year round? :shock: :shock:
When does it open and close?
Opens last weekend in March, closes last weekend in October.
It's Whizzer time!

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Post by Glorfindel7 » Thu Feb 15, 2007 9:44 pm

WhizzerSFGAm wrote:
Glorfindel7 wrote:I noticed that the park is "Closed for the Season"...

I thought it was open year round? :shock: :shock:
When does it open and close?
Opens last weekend in March, closes last weekend in October.
So its only open about a month longer than it's midwest counterpart.

What I don't understand is WHY, since to my knowledge the weather in San Franciso is pretty good year round (Of course I may be getting it confused with San Diego, excuse my ignorance...) It should make sense to keep it open longer

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Post by ElkGroveGroovin » Thu Feb 15, 2007 10:17 pm

Actually the weather in winter ain't that great. (Though this winter has been fairly warmer) There's a reason why Northern California theme parks are only open Spring-Fall, and Southern California parks are open year round: weather.
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Post by dpxtreme » Sat Mar 31, 2007 10:17 am

The only exception to that is the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is open year round. I understand why GA opens at the end of March, but I wish they would stay open through November. The weather in November in NorCal is usually nice.

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Post by redfishpaw » Wed Apr 04, 2007 10:00 am

I like the new GREAT AMERICA logo, also the site offers a nice PDF of the the 2007 park map. although I noticed that map does not have the new logo. Also, I find it funny that the map shows the tunnels once used by the train over by the demon.

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Post by Glorfindel7 » Wed Apr 04, 2007 6:03 pm

redfishpaw wrote:I like the new GREAT AMERICA logo, also the site offers a nice PDF of the the 2007 park map. although I noticed that map does not have the new logo. Also, I find it funny that the map shows the tunnels once used by the train over by the demon.
Maybe they could still bring the train back? (But since I've never been to Santa Clara, I don't know how possible that would be?)

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Post by that_guy » Wed Apr 04, 2007 8:46 pm

They could........ but it would be severly inpractical. Sadly, They would have to get passed A LOT of new attractions including: Celebration Swings, probably Survivor: The ride, Psycho Mouse, Thunder Raceway, and the whole waterpark (which are in the way of the old route).
The rides are GREAT, the shows are GREAT, the fun is GREAT, at Marriott's Great America! REMEMBER Marriott's GREAT AMERICA, REMEMBER Marriott's GREAT AMERICA!

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Post by soupkid » Thu Apr 05, 2007 4:16 pm

that_guy wrote:They could........ but it would be severly inpractical. Sadly, They would have to get passed A LOT of new attractions including: Celebration Swings, probably Survivor: The ride, Psycho Mouse, Thunder Raceway, and the whole waterpark (which are in the way of the old route).
I don't think there is anyplace for the train to go if they wanted to bring it back. The entire hill where the Hometown station was is completely gone, along with the tressle. There is almost no transition between Carousel Plaza and Hometown Square.

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