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by Gameboy
Sun Jan 10, 2010 4:46 am
Forum: Remembering Marriott's GREAT AMERICA
Topic: Visiting again with a new generation...
Replies: 2
Views: 7067

Re: Visiting again with a new generation...

I started work at Santa Clara MGA a bit before the opening day in '76 when I was 19, so I have had plenty of time to bring in my next generation. It was cool to have seen my next gen as little kids have the kind of fun on the rides that only little kids can have. Even at 19 (20, 21...) I was jaded e...
by Gameboy
Thu Jan 24, 2008 2:45 pm
Forum: Santa Clara
Topic: security
Replies: 22
Views: 33844

Do the security guys still run around with walkie talkies in paper bags trying to look incognito? I always thought one day some little old lady would call park security because she saw some crazy guy talking into a paper bag.
by Gameboy
Thu Jan 24, 2008 2:30 pm
Forum: Santa Clara
Topic: Great America makes huge announcement for 2008-9
Replies: 16
Views: 26736

This is a great move forward. "Bout time we got some new rides. Now if we can keep the football stadium out of the parking lot...
by Gameboy
Sat Dec 08, 2007 7:01 am
Forum: Santa Clara
Topic: Games 1976 thru 1978
Replies: 1
Views: 6829

There must not be many of the Santa Clara Games Gang still around. I worked from '76 to about the middle of the '80 season, when I graduated from college, starting in Skeedaddle in '76 then moving to other games (I still have bruises from Grandma's China) and finally to the Games Project Crew. I rem...