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by JRobb
Thu May 02, 2019 12:14 am
Forum: Remembering Marriott's GREAT AMERICA
Topic: When "America" became an afterthought
Replies: 3
Views: 5277

Re: When "America" became an afterthought

Steven: I cannot believe it has been five and a half years since I wrote my first post on this forum. The day I penned that first post I was sitting on a sound stage at Disney near downtown Los Angeles. I was on a kid’s show called Mighty Med (season one) The subsequent posts about the arcade games ...
by JRobb
Wed May 01, 2019 11:35 pm
Forum: Remembering Marriott's GREAT AMERICA
Topic: What a great site and wonderful memories
Replies: 11
Views: 11660

Re: What a great site and wonderful memories

There is a fantastic YouTube channel called “Defunctland”, written in the same script font as Disneyland (dare I mention the “mouse house” on the only MGASC forum in the world?) Anyhow I wanted to direct any fellow theme park anthropologists to said YouTube channel. The Producer/Director does very d...
by JRobb
Sat Jan 03, 2015 7:51 pm
Forum: Games, Merchandise, Food, and more
Topic: Shooting Gallery
Replies: 8
Views: 27359

Re: Shooting Gallery

Ahh the shooting gallery. In my humble opinion, the Greatest aspect of SCMGA was the incredible detail and artistry in all of the themed areas...and the greatest themed area was The Yukon Territory...Why? Three of the Greatest memories: crashing into the lagoon in a fiberglass log, all of the trees ...
by JRobb
Sat Jan 03, 2015 6:56 pm
Forum: Games, Merchandise, Food, and more
Topic: Skee Daddle
Replies: 6
Views: 7749

Re: Skee Daddle

A silly quick memory of Skeedaddle at SCMGA. The ticket dispensers jammed fairly regularly at the games in the Country Fair arcade. Trying to attain a jumbo comb myself, being deprived of earned tickets was a bummer. So I grabbed one of the brightly attired young ladies who worked the arcade (yellow...
by JRobb
Fri Oct 25, 2013 5:02 pm
Forum: Remembering Marriott's GREAT AMERICA
Topic: When "America" became an afterthought
Replies: 3
Views: 5277

When "America" became an afterthought

My stories a bit different. My name is Jon Robberson Jr. And my history with MGA (Santa Clara) goes back to 1980. In October of that year my dads company Celebration Concerts began Joy Celebration... a Christian music night whereby concert attendees were able to stay later at the park. I was 8 years...