Great Adventure 3/27/13 Photo Trip Report

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Great Adventure 3/27/13 Photo Trip Report

Postby Yoshi » Wed Mar 27, 2013 5:06 pm

I'm not going to write a full report today

Time in park, 10:30 - 3:45

I got to the park right before 10:30, the new handheld scanners were not working so they were manually writing down everyone's pass number in the Premium Pass line. I entered the park right at 10:30, the other lines still had the gates down at 10:30.

Nitro started with 2 trains, then went down to 1 train and later in the afternoon, went back to 2 trains.

Skull Mountain had 2 trains with a 0 - 2 train wait both times I was there

Blackbeard's was closed and the control panel area was covered, they were cycling the train but not for the full circuit. It stopped on the lift when I walked by the ride.

Superman had 1 train with what looked like a 45 minute wait and walking out of the park a little before 4:00, around a 25 minute wait

Green Lantern had 2 trains running with no line

El Toro was closed in the morning, it opened later with I think 1 train

Rolling Thunder had just the left side open with I think 2 trains

Kingda Ka was closed until at least 1:00, 1 train was running. It was a 25 minute wait for a middle row but there was a 10 minute breakdown right before I boarded the train so it was just over 35 minutes. After that the line looked like it was around 45 minutes.

Runaway Mine Train had no wait with 2 trains running.

Bizarro had 2 trains running with no wait, like Sunday dispatches were fast with no stacking.

The Dark Knight had no wait other than to get into the pre-show room. People still think it's a thrill ride since I heard some people asking the person at the entrance if it went upside down. After they got in line I told them it's a wild mouse like at Hershey and Dorney and they thanked me for letting them know. The park really should put on the ride information at the entrance it is a wild mouse coaster.

Fender Benders had a 1 cycle wait around 12:30 and a 2 - 3 cycle wait later in the day.

Ride Count:
Nitro, 4x
Skull Mountain, 3x
The Dark Knight, 2x
Green Lantern, 1x
Fender Benders, 1x
Bizarro, 2x
Runaway Mine Train, 1x
Kingda Ka, 1x

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This is how most of the walkways looked for the first hour the park was open

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Blackbeard's control area covered up

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Train stopped on the lift hill

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The water blasters at the Log Flume are still winterized

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I never noticed this building before, it's in a smoking area in the Lakefront

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Nitro's line at around 3:30
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