Old Great Adventure Commercial... We're Talkin' 80's!

Tuesday, November 14, 2006 11:41 PM
Ok, I found this on RetroJunk... and man, this is really going retro.

Their newest ride apparently looks like this super awesome drop tower (aka: Intamin first-gen drop). Instead of Loony Tunes, they have Pac-Man as their mascots.

The video can be found HERE:
http://www.retrojunk.com/details_commercial/3392/

Talk about the "good ol days"... hmm... do you yern for Bugs, or Pac-Man & company?

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Wednesday, November 15, 2006 12:01 AM
Wow, that looks like a nice park to visit. My, haven't times changed...

Bring back Pac Man!

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Wednesday, November 15, 2006 12:14 AM
Screw Pac Man, bring back the good Six Flags! ;)
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Wednesday, November 15, 2006 12:56 AM
Screw that! Bring Pac Man back to run Six Flags!

:|

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Wednesday, November 15, 2006 1:03 AM
wacka...wacka...wacka..wacka....wacka...wacka..ddddbllllluuuuuupppp....wa...wa...wa
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Wednesday, November 15, 2006 6:05 AM
Neat site. I will have to browse it a little more when I get time.

-Tina

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Wednesday, November 15, 2006 10:57 AM
Haha, look at the comments under the video. Apparently SFMW is one of the best amusement parks in the world.
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Wednesday, November 15, 2006 7:43 PM
Heres one from MM in the 70s

http://www.retrojunk.com/details_commercial/3053/

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Wednesday, November 15, 2006 7:47 PM
The kiddie coaster she's riding in the MM commercial was removed from the park for a few years before resurfacing as Goliath Jr. And that's how I got my Goliath Jr. credit ;)
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Wednesday, November 15, 2006 7:58 PM
I don't remember that Great Adventure commercial but I do remember an old science show on PBS called 3,2,1 Contact that featured Stuntman's Freefall.

I do remember the commercial for Ultra Twister where it showed a kid being sucked backwards and spinning.

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Wednesday, November 15, 2006 8:11 PM
Moosh, the years of Pac Man was the "good" Six Flags.
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Wednesday, November 15, 2006 9:20 PM
Magic Mountain... it's a Scream. A little foreshadowing, anyone?
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Wednesday, November 15, 2006 9:54 PM
To a time when guests are pulling their hair out in frustration instead of having fun...yes ;)
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Thursday, November 16, 2006 12:55 AM
nice find, and awesome site! Ive been amused for hours so far browsing all of the old commercials!
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Thursday, November 16, 2006 1:12 AM
See? The '80s were good, damn it! :p
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Thursday, November 16, 2006 2:17 PM
Anything with Pac Man is good.
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Thursday, November 16, 2006 3:01 PM
Haha did anyone else find it kinda strange that the little girl in the MM video was just chillin' in the lion pit with a lion at the end of the video. Sorry that just struck me as funny.
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Thursday, November 16, 2006 7:09 PM
^ That was the last time they ever saw that little girl!!!;)

P.S.---When did they have a zoo there??? *** Edited 11/17/2006 12:10:31 AM UTC by Hamster Boy***

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Thursday, November 16, 2006 9:12 PM
Oh the 80's commercials were good all right...;)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cd4zZYY-ra4

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ky6nvXRaFQ

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Thursday, November 16, 2006 10:50 PM

Rob Ascough said:
Anything with Pac Man is good.

Except for that really bad song "Pac-Man Fever." That totally sucked... plus it started a trend of songs based on video arcade games.

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