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Six Flags Great America: Has anybody had any horror stories from the Six Flags parks?

From Anthony Murphy
Posted June 30, 2008 at 10:25 PM
Hey!

As many of you know, I am a season pass holder at Six Flags Great America. Well, one of my print out tickets didn't work for my friend so they swiped my pass, but I had to go to Guest Relations. They fixed it no problem, but then when I tried to get back into the park, they would not admit me because according to my card, I should be inside. By the way, your picture is on the season pass so there is no way to give it to somebody else. They were not going to let me in the park and the worker told me to go to my first worker to have her let me in. Still, they didn't look at the picture. The other worker did not remember me and finally another worker said "just go through".

Has anybody else had a problem at a Six Flags park? I heard of many getting thrown out for doing something by accident.


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From George Abagis
Posted July 19, 2008 at 5:33 PM
well sort of last april we went to SFNE and went on super man the line was about 1 hour witch is good. it was fun so we went on it again and something was rong with the lap bars and mine wouldn't come down at all. so i had to get of

so theres my friends are on the ride with my mom and the lap bars in the section of cart come up after the first drop and there holding on for their lives as i'm blissfully unaware of whats happening on the ride. they get of with odd faces as they send the trains around empty then after words they have the four seats taped of later in the day.

From Bruce Lane
Posted July 22, 2008 at 10:22 PM
Oh, this one's easy.

Biggest horror ever, for me: Visiting Sick Flags in Vallejo about a year after they bought out the place, and seeing how the new ownership had mauled the place. This was when they still had the unmitigated gall to call it "Marine World."

Second biggest horror: Taking a look at recent Google Earth aerial photos of the place, and seeing that they had utterly destroyed the commemorative fountain that had been in the main square since the park was first built, and replaced it with some sort of performance stage (OK, probably not destroyed, probably sold off. Still...)

I've said it before, I'll say it again. I would far rather have seen that park close permanently than become the grotesque travesty of the original it is today.

Happier travels.

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