Dive Machine at SFGAdv in 2009?Six Flags Great Adventure: On screamscape they siad there is a rumor that they might build a B&M dive machine in 09. But where? Do you think this is a good idea? Post you opinion.
From Justin SpistoOn screamscape they said there is a rumor that they might build a B&M dive machine in 09. But where? Do you think this is a good idea? Will they expand on what a dive machine can do? Post your opinion.
Posted February 25, 2008 at 8:22 PM
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From Justin SpistoNobody thinks this is exciting except me lol?
Posted February 27, 2008 at 6:13 PM
From Carrie HoodWould not surprize me, people seem to forget how much land around Great Adventure they own. Can we say a "BOAT LOAD OF LAND"? They've got to keep up with the east coast building spree and Great Adventure is the main SF park on the east coast.
Posted February 27, 2008 at 8:29 PM
From David KirbyI thought Busch had exclusive rights to build B&M divers in the US.
Posted February 28, 2008 at 6:44 AM
From Justin SpistoDavid, Busch only has the rights till around 2009. I think SF will take advantage of that.
Posted February 28, 2008 at 4:57 PM
From Leslie DeGroatOh man I totally hope SFGA gets a dive machine, if they do and its anything like oblivion or sheikra, i will be buying a season pass that year...
Posted April 3, 2008 at 6:09 AM
From Ian KampertWell we all know how reliable Screamscape is...
Posted June 26, 2008 at 6:49 AM
Although, A B&M dive machine would be really cool. Then they would have 5 B&Ms!
From Eli KatzmanNo, no... Are you kidding me? They already have... 12 coasters, or something like that, and they already had one for '08.... NOT happening
Posted June 26, 2008 at 7:06 AM
From Justin SpistoEli, How do you know??? Kingda Ka was built in 05 and El Toro followed in 06. So you never know. Im not pulling this rumor out of the blue.
Posted June 26, 2008 at 8:58 AM
From steve leeMaybe SFGA is taking the place of SFMM in the "let's try to compete with Cedar Point" contest.
Posted June 26, 2008 at 2:37 PM
I'd honestly be a little disappointed if this turned out to be true because it goes against what Shapiro said a while back about trying to make the parks more family friendly.
From Logan Deckeryea they cant compete with cedar point dont even come close
Posted June 26, 2008 at 7:52 PM
From Eli KatzmanYeah, justin, I guess you're right. I forgot that SFGAdv is one of the two that the SF corporration mainly focuses on (SFMM is the other). They just keep getting new things for the press, and it just doesn't seem to be working as well as other parks. That's because as soon as they get a new coaster, it gets a lot of press, then the next year it goes to the new attraction. Except Kingda ka. The press isn't on kingda ka, but the riders are.
Posted June 27, 2008 at 10:59 AM
Steve and Logan, yeah, Cedar point is still way ahead in the coaster department against SFGAdv and SFMM. No chance... YET
From Ryan BA dive coaster would probably make the most sense although I would like to see an extremely tall drop tower like at KD. RIP freefall!
Posted July 4, 2008 at 7:59 AM
From Nick SI heard from an employee at Great Adventure say that we were going to get two coasters for 2009. Sweet!
Posted July 15, 2008 at 8:30 PM
From Justin SpistoTell me the source, cause I don't believe it.
Posted July 16, 2008 at 12:13 PM
From Nick SWell, like you said Justin, I saw the dive machine rumor on screamscape, but an employee at the Golden Kingdom told me we were getting two new coasters for 2009. He didn't elaborate on it very much. He didn't even say anything about a dive coaster. Sorry if I failed to explain it clearly.
Posted July 17, 2008 at 12:25 PM
From Justin Spisto^ I understand. But with the debt Six Flags is in, I doubt we will see 2 new coasters for 09.
Posted July 17, 2008 at 2:30 PM
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