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by twixmix0303
Sun Oct 23, 2005 9:57 pm
Forum: Rides
Topic: Willards Whizzer Layout
Replies: 14
Views: 9562

Of course. Keep your hands inside at all times. Maybe some landscaping to set the ground back further is necessary?
by twixmix0303
Sun Oct 23, 2005 9:52 pm
Forum: Questions, Suggestions, and Site Updates
Topic: MGA RIDE HISTORY - THEN & NOW
Replies: 6
Views: 6925

Very informative. Thanks for sharing!
by twixmix0303
Thu Oct 20, 2005 8:54 pm
Forum: Rides
Topic: Smoothest place to sit on Demon?
Replies: 18
Views: 11635

On the corkscrews, you don't feel the acceleration much until the last car has entered the bottom of the corkscrews. When this happens, the front car is already upside down in the middle. You take the sudden change in speed better upsideup than upsidedown.
by twixmix0303
Thu Oct 20, 2005 8:49 pm
Forum: Rides
Topic: Willards Whizzer Layout
Replies: 14
Views: 9562

First, you go up a spiral lift. The first drop is not steep, at the bottom you make a sharp turn to the right about four feet off the ground. After that you come up and make a long, slow turn to the left and dive back towards the ground. At the bottom of this drop, you can actually reach out and tou...
by twixmix0303
Mon Oct 17, 2005 9:28 pm
Forum: Rides
Topic: Sky Whirl downside
Replies: 29
Views: 21616

I could see how it would. It had much more of the up-down motion that tends to cause motion sickness versus just a horizontal spin. Plus, it was about 15 minutes long so it could get to even the toughest people.
by twixmix0303
Fri Oct 14, 2005 10:11 pm
Forum: Remembering Marriott's GREAT AMERICA
Topic: Beverly Hills Cop 3
Replies: 18
Views: 26512

Is there something wrong with this cabin?
by twixmix0303
Thu Oct 13, 2005 2:20 pm
Forum: Rides
Topic: Rides No Longer in Gurnee
Replies: 42
Views: 32141

Oh, I didn't know that. Thanks for the info!
by twixmix0303
Wed Oct 12, 2005 4:41 pm
Forum: Rides
Topic: Rides No Longer in Gurnee
Replies: 42
Views: 32141

The heart condition was never official announced as the reason for her death. (Probably because if it was, the family would lose the gum-chewing lawsuit.)
by twixmix0303
Thu Oct 06, 2005 6:59 am
Forum: Santa Clara
Topic: Trivia Game
Replies: 13
Views: 8926

Who was the man that designed and built the park?
by twixmix0303
Tue Oct 04, 2005 6:46 am
Forum: Remembering Marriott's GREAT AMERICA
Topic: Quick Question
Replies: 4
Views: 3500

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Yep, just like the hotel chain still pronounces it today.
by twixmix0303
Tue Oct 04, 2005 6:41 am
Forum: Rides
Topic: Gurnee Edge Photos - Dialup beware!
Replies: 37
Views: 24677

There is a road connecting the main lot with the employee lot that anyone can use. Take a peek next time you're there.
by twixmix0303
Tue Oct 04, 2005 6:33 am
Forum: Rides
Topic: The Edge
Replies: 67
Views: 57520

/\ Wasn't it the county fair station? The hometown station has been removed so you no longer have to go to the right of the carousel and under the now non-existent railroad bridge.
by twixmix0303
Fri Sep 30, 2005 10:23 pm
Forum: Rides
Topic: Question
Replies: 2
Views: 2894

I believe they had competitions (i.e. climing, etc.) using totem poles.
by twixmix0303
Tue Sep 20, 2005 7:10 am
Forum: Questions, Suggestions, and Site Updates
Topic: Park Maps
Replies: 5
Views: 5070

Hmmm....maybe the site was taken down. :? I'm working on web design skills, maybe I'll get another one back up and running in a few years.
by twixmix0303
Mon Sep 19, 2005 9:15 pm
Forum: Questions, Suggestions, and Site Updates
Topic: Park Maps
Replies: 5
Views: 5070