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Least Favorite Six Flags Ride

I am asking what is some people's least favorite Six Flags Ride.

From Tyler Harris
Posted February 25, 2013 at 9:33 AM
What is your least favorite Six Flags ride and why?


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From Mike Gallagher
Posted February 25, 2013 at 1:05 PM
I don't really get into reasons why I like some rides and dislike others. But for me, the Dark Knight Coaster at SF Great Adventure is the bottom of the barrel.

From James Trexen
Posted February 25, 2013 at 2:35 PM
I've never enjoyed the (former) Iron Wolf at Great America along with the Demon. Both have left me feeling with major migraines and whiplash.

From Mike Gallagher
Posted February 25, 2013 at 2:49 PM
James, Demon is a steel looper, right? I always get it confused with Viper, the woodie that I liked. I remember Demon being pretty bad..then again, the woodies were the only coasters I really enjoyed there. I disliked Iron Wolf, but I'll give it another shot on my way down to VA in April.

From Tyler Harris
Posted February 25, 2013 at 5:59 PM
Honestly,I'm not a fan of Aquaman at Six Flags Over Texas. Barley got wet on that. I also don't like Blackbeard or Dark Knight. Hope you enjoy your trip in April Mike! And, I also dislike anything Lonney Tunes related.

From Anthony Murphy
Posted February 25, 2013 at 6:35 PM
Interesting that Six Flags Great America has gotten some flack!

Anyway, I would say the Dark Knight Coaster and Iron Wolf. Iron Wolf was especially rough and not good for (ahem) us larger people.

I have never had an issue with the Demon. Love it!

From James Trexen
Posted February 25, 2013 at 8:29 PM
Hey now, I still rank Batman (1st big boy coaster) and American Eagle highly on my list. But after two times on the Demon's two corkscrews, I'm not sure another ride's worth it. Maybe on my next visit...

From AJ Hummel
Posted February 25, 2013 at 9:08 PM
Excluding kiddie coasters, these are my least favorite coasters at each of the Six Flags parks I've been to:

Six Flags Magic Mountain: Gold Rusher (it's still a decent mine train, but it's old, rough, and somewhat boring), formerly Psyclone (horribly rough wooden coaster, but it's replacement is one of the park's best rides)
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom: Kong (painful SLC)
Six Flags New England: Mind Eraser (slightly less painful SLC)
Six Flags St. Louis: Ninja (Vekoma's version of an Arrow looper resulting in a rough, unpleasant ride)
Six Flags Great Adventure: Dark Knight (putting a wild mouse in the dark removes the effectiveness of the hairpin turns...probably my least favorite of the least favorites)
Great Escape: Canyon Blaster (the worst mine train I've been on anywhere)
La Ronde: Dragon (pointless family coaster in the dark)

I've also been on a number of non-coaster rides at Six Flags parks that I wouldn't waste time doing again, but since I go to these parks primarily for coasters I don't concern myself too much with those.

From Tyler Harris
Posted February 26, 2013 at 12:55 PM
You guys don't have to do roller coasters. You can also mention kiddie rides.

From Mike Gallagher
Posted February 26, 2013 at 1:19 PM
I would never call a kiddie ride "bad" because..well, because they're kiddie rides :)

From Tyler Harris
Posted February 26, 2013 at 1:23 PM
I see your point.

From Mike Gallagher
Posted February 26, 2013 at 2:29 PM
I had a point? Hm.

From Orrin Carstarphen
Posted February 27, 2013 at 7:58 PM
The Georgia Cyclone is the worst wooden coaster EVER. It needs to be scrapped ASAP. It is so rough it will cause bodily harm.

From Ryan Spann
Posted February 27, 2013 at 10:23 PM
Six Flags Over Georgia's GASM... painful...

From Tyler Harris
Posted February 28, 2013 at 12:58 PM
6 more days before I take the final tally. after that, no posting.

From Mike Gallagher
Posted February 28, 2013 at 1:59 PM
If we want to post after you "tally," we'll post.

YOU CAN'T STOP US!!! :)

From Matt Babiak
Posted March 1, 2013 at 5:02 AM
Dark.Knight.Roller "coaster".

From Terry O'Neal
Posted March 1, 2013 at 10:12 AM
Great American Scream Machine - Six Flags Gret Adventure

From Tyler Harris
Posted March 1, 2013 at 12:45 PM
5 days to go

From Mike Gallagher
Posted March 1, 2013 at 1:28 PM
Countdown's a bit unnecessary, Tyler.

From Wade Laxton
Posted March 4, 2013 at 10:29 AM
The Dark Knight Coaster is just awful. I remember going on it a mere 3 months after the movie came out or around that time, I was excited to ride it until I heard from all the people coming out of it saying how bad it was. I didn't believe them until I actually rode it. It's that bad and a total disgrace to The Dark Knight legacy.

Six Flags...you are NOT Universal or even Disney so don't try and be immersive with your rides because if that's the best you can do with a top notch property like Batman, than maybe you should start considering auctioning it off to Universal :)

From Mike Gallagher
Posted March 4, 2013 at 10:39 AM
I think we have a winner, Tyler.

From Tyler Harris
Posted March 4, 2013 at 2:53 PM
WARNiNG..Wensday is the last day to post!

From David L.
Posted March 4, 2013 at 8:48 PM
Having only been to SFOG, and then Elitch when it was under the Six Flags banner, I'd have to say Ninja at SFOG, the ride where smart people wait outside the line and laugh at the bobble heads on the trains.

btw, I love both the Great American Scream Machine and Georgia Cyclone!!! Both are slightly rough with an incredible amount of airtime that makes the ride feel thrilling and unpredictable.

From James Trexen
Posted March 4, 2013 at 9:12 PM
"Wensday is the last day to post!"

Good news everyone, the contest has been extended indefinitely!

Either that or Mad Max's world is finally coming to fruition.

From James Rao
Posted March 4, 2013 at 9:38 PM
Sticking close to home, I am not a fan of SFSTL.... the only rides at the park that I DO like are American Thunder, the Boss, Batman, Freeze (if you can avoid the weeds), and Ninja (if you can avoid the neck crushing final helix). Everything else, and I mean EVERYTHING, is mediocre or worse. Much worse.

Furthermore, adding a used Vekoma Boomerang to the park in 2013 is like washing filthy hands with fecal material. Not a good way to clean up your image, folks!

From James Rao
Posted March 5, 2013 at 11:01 AM
Nothing ends a thread faster than mentioning fecal material. Sorry about that, gang! ;)

From Tyler Harris
Posted March 5, 2013 at 2:51 PM
Trexen-I mean this Wensday which is tomorrow!
And by the way, with 1 day left till the tally, i think Dark Knight Coaster has the lead. Could someone check please?

From chris cona
Posted March 5, 2013 at 3:31 PM
The dark knight they made such a big deal bout it and it sucks

From James Trexen
Posted March 5, 2013 at 3:43 PM
I have a feeling Tyler missed the intent of my previous post, considering that it can be applied yet again...

From Mike Gallagher
Posted March 5, 2013 at 6:16 PM
Tyler said, " i think Dark Knight Coaster has the lead. Could someone check please?"

Umm...isn't that YOUR job?

From Anthony Murphy
Posted March 5, 2013 at 6:40 PM
Oh Rao, you really dislike SFStL. You gotta come up to SFGA!

From Bryce McGibeny
Posted March 5, 2013 at 8:13 PM
I've only been to Six Flags over Georgia, and I can't say I really liked Ninja... It's notorious for being one of the roughest coasters out there, and it really lives up to it's name.

From James Rao
Posted March 6, 2013 at 4:03 AM
Someday, Mr. Murphy, someday.

I have been to other Six Flags parks that I did like, such as Six Flags Over Texas and Six Flags New England....they just don't take very good care of their St Louis park for some reason.

From Marie-Eve Landry
Posted March 8, 2013 at 2:00 PM
In Six Flags La Ronde (Montreal): Toboggan Nordique. Yuck.

From Mike Gallagher
Posted March 8, 2013 at 6:46 PM
Wensday(sic) has come and gone. Wherefore art thou, Tyler? You give us an artificial deadline and then don't followup and pull a disappearing act. Wazzupwiddat?

From Tyler Harris
Posted March 10, 2013 at 4:32 PM
Sorry guys! Anyway the true winner is the Dark Knight Coaster with 7 votes. According to our fans,Dark Knight Coaster is the most hated ride of all Six Flags rides!
No one can submit a least favorite ride anymore, as I will be posting a new thread. Or better yet...A competition! Water Park Appeatince 2,coming now!

From Mike Gallagher
Posted March 10, 2013 at 7:09 PM
Don't threaten us, young man.

From steve lee
Posted March 10, 2013 at 9:11 PM
Late response to Orrin, but it has to be noted that they're doing some amazing work at SFOG with Georgia Cyclone with topper track. When I was there last year, they had the first drop done as kind of a test and it was an entirely different ride. Cyclone was amazing when I first rode it, but it went downhill fast. It appears that they're doing everything possible to restore it to its original glory.

From Tyler Harris
Posted March 11, 2013 at 4:35 AM
Mike-I'm not threatening you.
Steve -I like your Cyclone update but please make your own thread on it.

From steve lee
Posted March 11, 2013 at 8:36 PM
Why would I start a new thread to respond to a post? That's moronic.

From Tony Duda
Posted March 12, 2013 at 2:07 PM
I still hate the Viper at Great Adventure, 10 years after it was torn down for El Toro. Only coaster to ever actually sprain my neck.

From Tyler Harris
Posted March 13, 2013 at 5:18 PM
FREEZE! YOUR'E NOT ALLOWED TO POST ANYMORE!

From Mike Gallagher
Posted March 13, 2013 at 5:27 PM
Stop me.

From steve lee
Posted March 14, 2013 at 5:04 PM
I had no clue Robert sold the domain name to this Tyler person. I hope he got a good price.

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