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If Great America Closed

Postby FutureMan2 » Fri Apr 09, 2010 2:13 pm

I was reading about how the ongoing problems with the 49's stadium and Great America when I had a bittersweet thought. What if Great America closed? Don't get me wrong its never good to see a park go, however if it did who would get what? Would Michigan's Adventure finally get a drop tower, would King's Island get a Wild Mouse, etc.

I personally wouldn't mind getting Invertigo, the Downunder Thunder, Flying Eagles, and who knows even their Planet Snoopy.

So what would you like to see from Great America and what other parks should get the remaining rides?? hypothetically speaking of course :lol:
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Re: If Great America Closed

Postby Yoshi » Fri Apr 09, 2010 10:51 pm

I'd like to get Vortex and Invertigo. The majority of people coming to the park have never ridden a standup coaster since the only one in our area was Shockwave at Great Adventure from 1990 - 1992, and I think it would be popular and having another B&M coaster in the park would be great. Invertigo looks like a cool ride to me.

For flats/non coaster rides I'd like to get the Calypso, Bayern Curve and Bumper Cars

I don't know what kind of waterslides they have but I'd like to get something new from them for WWK and maybe send the rest to Geauga Lake.

I could see Demon and Grizzly being scrapped, Flight Deck to King's Island, King's Dominion or Valleyfair, and Psycho Mouse to Worlds of Fun or Kings Island.
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Re: If Great America Closed

Postby FutureMan2 » Sat Apr 10, 2010 3:37 pm

Their waterpark has a this sweet water slide (boomerang on the website)
http://www.whitewaterwest.com/products.php?product=Slides
And I don't think there is one on the east coast either so it would be a good addition for Wild Water Kingdom.
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Re: If Great America Closed

Postby djw44 » Tue May 10, 2011 11:22 pm

This thread jinxed Dorney lol.
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Re: If Great America Closed

Postby New England Rep » Sun Nov 27, 2011 7:35 pm

It has now officially closed. Anyone think someone will by it?
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Re: If Great America Closed

Postby Yoshi » Sun Nov 27, 2011 10:32 pm

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Re: If Great America Closed

Postby N_Dub04Gli » Wed Dec 21, 2011 1:49 pm

I haven't looked in Industry Discussion for a while... So it sold and for only 70m... Damn! I missed my chance. Dorney is way to far out of my price range but I might have been able to afford this one :)
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Re: If Great America Closed

Postby cf4444 » Wed Dec 21, 2011 3:34 pm

Actually, Great America will stay under Cedar Fair ownership after all. I cant believe that nobody noticed this yet. http://newsplusnotes.blogspot.com/2011/ ... nsold.html
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Re: If Great America Closed

Postby N_Dub04Gli » Wed Dec 21, 2011 11:53 pm

Ooh ooh, sweet. I can still buy it, just need to cash in my piggy banks :) I wonder if there will be any more rides traded or sold to other CF parks from GA now...
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