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#2961 The Master

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Posted 18 April 2017 - 09:28 PM

Unless if you go on a day where it might rain. The park is for the most part, dead on days that are not sunny.


But then you risk many of the rides being closed or the park closing early. A few years ago I went to the park on a windy day and every ride was shut down, even the indoor rides. But all the food service, shops, and games remained open of course. Lots of people walking around with a WTF expression on their faces.

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Posted 18 April 2017 - 09:37 PM

But then you risk many of the rides being closed or the park closing early. A few years ago I went to the park on a windy day and every ride was shut down, even the indoor rides. But all the food service, shops, and games remained open of course. Lots of people walking around with a WTF expression on their faces.

 

Having a season pass with the dining plan makes it worth the gamble. If you go and the rides close early, "oh well, we didn't pay to park or get in. Lets get some food and go home."

Ive gone on days that it was raining the entire drive from LBI to just short of the park. The park was empty and there we no rain when I got there


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Posted 18 April 2017 - 10:00 PM

Went a few times last year during the summer where it would rain during the evening. I think one time I went on a Saturday in July where it rained around 6 and the whole park was dead the entire day. As it was a thunderstorm, all the outdoor rides were naturally closed. Back in June 2015, I went the Saturday before 4th of July weekend and it rained the whole day with no thunder and because of that, all rides had no wait.



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Posted 19 April 2017 - 07:41 AM

I went last year during fright fest on a day they predicted rain.  Got there at park opening, road kingda ka than it started raining and didn't stop the rest of the day.  Every coaster was open but Ka once it started raining,  If you could put up with the rain stinging your face its great because every ride was a walk on.



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Posted 20 April 2017 - 10:52 PM

I have been to the park when they closed early on blight sunny days without a cloud in the sky because of the risk of thunder storms, ie low crowds. The park has closed down early on me on empty days several times.

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Posted 21 April 2017 - 06:27 AM

Will be trip photo report tomorrow because there will be fast food truck event this weekend and take a lot of pictures on update on Justice League dark ride too?


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Posted 23 April 2017 - 05:09 PM

Went yesterday as the weather was dicey all day.  Got there right at 10:30 and got in the park quickly.  Rode Nitro and walked right on to the train - definitely my favorite coaster.  Decided to ride El Toro for the first time.  Got right on the coaster, but I will probably never  ride it again - too extreme for me for a wooden coaster - lots of jostling and jerking - not good for my back - LOL.  We also went on a few other rides with virtually no wait - which is amazing for a Saturday.  Also ate at Yum Yums for lunch - no wait at all.  Was going to eat at Grannies but noticed that smell everyone has been talking about.  Someone recently said that the smell was gone, but I distinctly smelled a nasty grease/sewage smell and determined that I was not eating at that place!

 

Also - while I was walking through the entrance to El Toro, I noticed off to the left there was a small section of what I assume was the old Rolling Thunder coaster structure still there.  I think there were also a few of the old cars sitting on the ground nearby.  Does anyone know the story behind this?  Was it an issue of staging the El Toro construction that they had to leave this section in place?  It looks like the framed around it, but I can't be sure as I only had a moment to look.


Edited by dougdrummer, 23 April 2017 - 05:12 PM.

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Posted 23 April 2017 - 07:28 PM

They kept the rolling thunder cars and track there as kind of a memorial. I guess it kind of does look like there was never a coaster there.

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Posted 24 April 2017 - 07:31 PM

Rolling Thunder's old coaster train barn is still there too, along the walkway to the drop tower, you can see RT's old floodlights, some still even have bulbs in them.  


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Posted Today, 04:29 PM

Guys, I might go to the park on this Sunday, could you guys do trip photo report while in the park tomorrow please? I like to see updates on JL dark ride so bad!



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Posted Today, 04:47 PM

Guys, I might go to the park on this Sunday, could you guys do trip photo report while in the park tomorrow please? I like to see updates on JL dark ride so bad!


Or you could do one on Sunday when you're at the park!!! :)

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Posted Today, 04:52 PM

^ No I can't...sorry. Maybe you guys can do it tomorrow or Sunday instead.


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Posted Today, 05:07 PM

I'm curious to see how the crowds turn out this weekend based on temperature alone. An argument could me made that Saturday will be too hot, but at the same time Sunday looks kinda chilly relative to the weekend as a whole. What will the masses pick?

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Posted Today, 06:00 PM

^ No I can't...sorry. Maybe you guys can do it tomorrow or Sunday instead.


Things will be updated as people choose to update. Please stop asking constantly. There might not be updates week to week, and If you're going on sunday you can see the updates yourself. If we were to update on Saturday you would most likely not see much of a difference on Sunday nor does anyone have accesss to the area so you would see just as much as everyone else can. The inside tour was random and very nice of the park to do.

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Posted Today, 08:15 PM

Here you go Six Flags FUN.  The Picnic Grove was open today for some school groups and I was able to peek over the wall for you.  Just breathe.  It will be open soon enough.
 
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