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Six Flags Great Adventure?

Shouldn't it be against the rules for all rides, for health reasons? You know, girls have cooties.

ANSWER:  When Time Warner acquired Six Flags Great Adventure they went through the entire property and looked for ways they could improve the theming in the park.  Each and every building and structur

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QUESTION #320: True or False: When Great Adventure first opened several of the rides did not have perimeter fences around the rides or queue bars for the waiting guests. It was soon determined that this created chaos for those in line as well as a dangerous situation with easy access to moving rides.

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ANSWER: True! When Great Adventure first opened several of the rides did not have perimeter fences around the rides or queue bars for the waiting guests. It was soon determined that this created chaos for those in line as well as a dangerous situation with easy access to moving rides.

 

Below is a photo of the temporary ropes set up around the Carousel soon after the park opened.

 

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ANSWER: The Great Arena portal was painted that way for the Mike Douglas show in 1975 (note his flower logo). A complete week of tapings took place across the park and aired for five days during the spring of 1975. The show featured a chariot race at the Great Arena with actor Charlton Heston reminiscent of Ben Hur.

 

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That looks like a old version of the icee bear.

 

 

ANSWER: True! When Great Adventure first opened several of the rides did not have perimeter fences around the rides or queue bars for the waiting guests. It was soon determined that this created chaos for those in line as well as a dangerous situation with easy access to moving rides.

 

They still dont have queue bars for most of the rides in the kids sections.

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