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    Day 4- Themed area music

    Here's some ideas for themed area music: Hurricane Harbor-steel drum bands Boardwalk-classic surf rock(like "Tequila" and "Wipeout") Movie Town-movie soundtracks of course Plaza Del Carnavale-Santana,ZZ Top,Gypsy Kings(or at least royalty-free music that is similar in style).
  2. I'm all for anything that could enhance what Great Adv. has already got-I'm actually surprised they haven't done it/tried it sooner.Could anything like that be used for the lake also?
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    New Non-Attraction Improvement Suggestions

    The Great ADVENTure Calendar lately has been bringing up lots of great ideas:getting rid of the painball building;new LEDs for the Big Wheel;replacing lost panels and band organ on the carousel,etc..I wouldn't mind putting off a new coaster if 2 or more of those ideas were done in the near future.
  4. A real band organ should used for the carousel-either a renovated antique or brand new.The musical possibilities are endless nowadays for carousels:patriotic(for July 4),Christmas carols,etc..
  5. What if they installed colored lights under the waterline?
  6. Severn-Lamb makes replica paddlewheel boats that could be used.And judging from Google satellite pictures,there seems to be a small island on the opposite side of the lake(across from Skull Mt./Seaport area).Is there any possibility of having a boat ride around that island(preferably with a prop or three along the way)?
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    Day 19 - 2018: Add a Show to the Stunt Arena

    Is there any way that a temporary pool could be built?Because with the success of the new Aquaman movie I'm sure Great Adv. has a little regret tearing down Ft. Independence.
  8. They could also add bamboo and "elephant ear" plants in addition to the other cold-hardy palms,etc..HH could also use gas-powered tiki torches and tiki statues.
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    First Roller Coaster on a Cruise Ship Planned

    It would really be cool if they could somehow incorporate a splashdown element that uses the ocean!!
  10. Under a similar topic not long ago I suggested rethemeing the area of S:UF/GL/Parachutes to a COAST GUARD base:basically the parachutes would be a "rescue training simulator" and GL would get sit-down trains and be called Matawan Maneater.
  11. Supposedly the Big Wheel started with 27,000 lights and is now down to 15,000 +;I would love it if LEDs could replace ALL of them.
  12. Would people still be paying for soda or would it be like Holiday World were soda is free?
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    You Know What Really Grinds My Gears?

    I hope nobody finds out my favorite Christmas song is "Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer"!!!!
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    Day 3 - 2018: Expand Menu Options

    I know this is far-fetched for Six Flags,but my 3 main ideas for expanding the menus are: 1-add their own microbrew.There are numerous companies that sell self-contained brew-on-site systems that require minimal training and upkeep. 2-add their own ice cream factory.Like with the microbrew systems there could be a made-on-site ice cream parlor. 3-Get connected with the local trade schools and community colleges that feature foodservice training.The professors/instructors who teach the classes in the off-season would be the foodservice supervisors at the park during the season;if the students get a good enough grade during the class they are offered full-time employment during the summer(and now with HITP,probably winter too).
  15. Maybe SF could refresh the old waterparks all at once,but each region would get different styles of props:the northeast parks(SFA,Great Adv.,SFNE) get tiki-style makeovers,the mid-west parks like Great Am. &SFSTL get Carribean style do-overs,etc.Doing the makeovers at once or close together should be cheaper(from buying all the paint,thatch roofing,etc. in bulk).
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