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Post by coolwavepic » Sat May 05, 2007 6:33 am

Would love to see a section for The Lobster (East River Craweler) and why both parks had diffrerent versions.

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Post by PGAsecurity99 » Sun May 06, 2007 6:41 am

I always liked the Lobster. So far, you are the one to say anything about it. Why is it being dissed?

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Post by GreatAmerica4ever » Thu May 10, 2007 10:25 am

Yeah, it is a great ride. I don't understand why they changed the name from the Lobster. That definitely help kill more of the theming in the Yankee Harbor section. :(

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Post by steven » Wed Jul 04, 2007 1:07 pm

The Lobster has been added. Unfortunately, right now I haven't found any photos of the Gurnee Lobster during the Marriott days. So the only photos right now are of the Santa Clara ride. Also, I don't know when the final season was for the Santa Clara Lobster. Anyone know for sure?

I don't know the reason behind why the two Lobsters were different. It could be that the manufacturers couldn't supply two in time for opening day. Or it could be that they wanted a higher-capacity version for Gurnee, which probably cost more, and so they went for that model for Gurnee. Those are just a couple of guesses.

The Lobster.

Steven

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Post by PGA ROCKS » Thu Jul 05, 2007 6:32 pm

Great page Steven. It's great to see another classic ride from the Mariott era. But it saddens me that Lobster was also taken out. :(
I miss Tidal Wave

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Post by jonrev » Thu Jul 05, 2007 9:47 pm

I still love the Lobster (East River Crawler).
Gurnee Ride Op - 2007

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Post by Papas » Wed Aug 01, 2007 4:48 pm

GreatAmerica4ever wrote:Yeah, it is a great ride. I don't understand why they changed the name from the Lobster. That definitely help kill more of the theming in the Yankee Harbor section. :(
It was repainted and name changed to fit in with Batman when it opened.

If your ready to ride the Crawler let me hear ya holler..... :P

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Post by GreatAmerica4ever » Fri Aug 03, 2007 11:48 am

That is, unfortunately, the decision that stopped the classic themeing of the areas in the park. Since the Batman ride, Yankee Harbor is nothing like the way it used to be! I am just happy that Six Flags didn't ruin the park as Paramount did with the themes!!!

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