SFO-8-12-2000, not a very good day...

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Saturday, August 12, 2000 6:03 PM
This was my first visit to the park and it was not a very good experience.

From the time that me and my dad left the house and walked into the park, took 5 hours. And i live only 2 hours away. After we got off of the turnpike, it took us 2 hours to get to the park because the traffic was backed up for MILES. This was just terrible! One little road leading into the park. But then when we were almost to the parking lot, something was not right with the car (of course). It would not shift out of first gear. So the rest of the way, we were going about 20MPH.

We finally reached the parking lot, and it was packed FULL! We had to park in the very last row in that little extra section. After the mile walk, we passed the ticket booths and went for the entrance because we had the free AOL tickets (i am glad we did not pay to get in, it is not worth it!).

The first thing we rode was Batman Knight Flight. This was my first floorless coaster. Of course we waited for the front. It was an awsome ride, but the floorless cars didn't realy make a difference. It just felt like any other B&M, but still awsome.

Next we rode Serial thriller. Waited for the front. But it had some problems. We had to wait an extra 20 min because someones shoulder restraint was stuck closed and they couldn't get it open. So they took it apart and got the guy out. I came off of this ride with a huge headache. I didn't like it too much, the inverted coasters made by B&M are MUCH better.

Next we rode Villain. This made the whole trip worth it! What an awsome coaster! I just wish it was not in that park.

After we rode Villain, we left. Because we didn't know if the car was still messed up, and we didn't want to get stuck in the traffic. I also noticed in the park that the midways are way to small. It is hard to even walk thorough there because all of the people. And i thought it was weird that they didn't have booths for the ride operators. Anyone could jus 眀愀氀欀 甀瀀 愀渀搀 瀀爀攀猀猀 琀栀漀猀攀 戀甀琀琀漀渀猀⸀ 䰀椀欀攀 漀渀 䈀愀琀洀愀渀Ⰰ 琀栀攀 戀甀琀琀漀渀猀 愀爀攀 爀椀最栀琀 琀栀攀爀攀 眀栀攀渀 礀漀甀 最攀琀 椀渀 氀椀渀攀 昀漀爀 琀栀攀 昀爀漀渀琀⸀ 㰀戀爀㸀 㰀戀爀㸀吀栀攀 漀渀氀礀 爀攀愀猀漀渀 眀栀礀 椀 眀漀甀氀搀 攀瘀攀爀 最漀 戀愀挀欀Ⰰ 椀猀 樀甀猀琀 琀漀 爀椀搀攀 嘀椀氀氀愀椀渀⸀ 䤀 琀栀椀渀欀 椀 眀椀氀氀 猀琀椀挀欀 眀椀琀栀 䌀攀搀愀爀 倀漀椀渀琀⸀ 㰀戀爀㸀 㰀戀爀㸀ⴀⴀⴀⴀⴀⴀⴀⴀⴀⴀⴀⴀⴀ 㰀戀爀㸀䈀爀礀愀渀Ⰰ 䄀䬀䄀 䌀倀戀愀渀猀栀攀攀 㰀戀爀㸀挀瀀戀愀渀猀栀攀攀䀀攀砀挀椀琀攀⸀挀漀洀
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Saturday, August 12, 2000 6:13 PM
I can't say I blame you! This park is shameful and needs alot of work. I think they should have left it closed another year until they dealt with the operations aspect of the park. I won't EVER be going back.
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Saturday, August 12, 2000 6:35 PM
Bummer you didn't get to ride Superman, it's a one of a kind experience.

I think you now know why I have never been to the park on a weekend this season. The sad truth is that they usually can't get it right when it's not busy; I don't even want to try it on a busy day.

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Sunday, August 13, 2000 2:59 AM
Dosen't ANYONE EVER have a good time at this place? Man, I'm glad I'm going on a Tuesday with free AOL tickets. I'm trying to keep an open mind, but...
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Sunday, August 13, 2000 7:39 AM
The problem is...They dont know what to do when its overly crowded. Like the parking situation, they will have 5 booths open but make it go down to one line to park. Once your in the parking lot its every car for itself, because noone guides you. Thats just half of it. It has GREAT potential to be a competing park with CedarPoint, its just their operations...well...suck!
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Wednesday, August 23, 2000 3:49 PM
I was there on Monday June 26.It was not crowded at all.BKF=15/20 minute wait.Villian=10 for the back seat.The SUE was opened with the park,but it
closed later in the day = no ops?
NEXT YEAR TRY THIS TIME TO GO and you might find you do like this park:).RWB was not open but Buzz
people seem to not like it.
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