Six Flags Over Texas Hurricane Harbor announces Wild Wedgie slide

Posted Wednesday, December 12, 2007 9:35 AM | Contributed by Jason Hammond

The half-pipe style slide will cost about $1 million. They're also spending $6.5 million on the Tony Hawk Big Spin roller coaster.

Read more from The Star-Telegram.

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Wednesday, December 12, 2007 1:06 PM
Quite a name. Reminds me of what Geauga Lake's Stringray slides should have been named.
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Wednesday, December 12, 2007 1:14 PM
janfrederick's avatar Those half pipes are a blast...especially for larger people. ;)
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Wednesday, December 12, 2007 2:07 PM
This seems like an odd choice. I know parks usually choose either this type of slide or a Proslide Tornado. I've never seen a waterpark with both. To me they seem a little too similar to each other.
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Wednesday, December 12, 2007 2:31 PM
Jeff's avatar Yeah, I don't get it either. It's essentially the same experience as a Tornado sans the dark slide from the platform to the funnel.
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Wednesday, December 12, 2007 3:02 PM
Are these cheaper than Tornados?
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Wednesday, December 12, 2007 3:03 PM
Jeff's avatar It sounds like it. Just not sure why you'd want both aside from boosting overall capacity.
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Thursday, December 13, 2007 12:30 AM
"We’re always looking for something a bit different than the other water attractions around the Metroplex,”

If this photo is replicated of the product, I'm pretty certain this 'different' attraction is about 15 minutes from my house.

...1/2 hr. from the park. I have no hope for this particular park in this company. Both locations honestly are a sad place.*** This post was edited by FreezeCoaster 12/13/2007 12:32:30 AM ***

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Thursday, December 13, 2007 7:31 PM
Raven-Phile's avatar Maybe it kind of ties in with the Tony Hawk ride? I mean, sure, it's the same thing as the Proslide Tornado, but this one looks like a half-pipe, so you can promote it as a year of "skateboard X-TREEEME r0x0r w00t!11!" or however.

Just a thought.

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Friday, December 14, 2007 1:55 AM
sounds like the name of a signature dance move by a stripper chick in a thong - I thought they were going for the famility market now? badda bing
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Friday, December 14, 2007 2:45 PM
This reminds me of the Kings Dominion ad campaign doe the Drop Zone!
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