Six Flags to Announce 2014 plans August 29th

Monday, July 15, 2013 8:30 PM

Great adventure to announce record breaker for 2014. Lets see who can guess right :)

http://njtoday.net/2013/07/15/six-flags-great-adventure-announces-a...al-events/

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Monday, July 15, 2013 8:45 PM
LostKause's avatar

They don't have a drop tower yet, do they? They could do something like Lex Luthor at Magic Mountain.

Last edited by LostKause, Monday, July 15, 2013 8:46 PM
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Monday, July 15, 2013 8:46 PM
rollergator's avatar

Something that will really reduce the lines for El Toro....WIN!

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Monday, July 15, 2013 8:50 PM

Since sfne is putting in a record breaking sky screamer, i wonder what other parks are getting?

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Monday, July 15, 2013 9:25 PM

The world's first hotel?

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Monday, July 15, 2013 9:29 PM
Tekwardo's avatar

Lol. I've heard rumors that gadv wanted to bolt a drop tower to Ka. That'd be awesome.


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Monday, July 15, 2013 9:36 PM

I figured on something major for next season. 40th Anniversary is a pretty big milestone. I'm betting drop tower, although my preference would be for a coaster.


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Tuesday, July 16, 2013 12:02 AM
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Maybe SFGAdv's breaking the ceasefire in the "War on Lines" and they're going to add a record number of cheap fairground rides!

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Tuesday, July 16, 2013 1:34 AM

Do they have a 400 foot Star Flyer yet?

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Tuesday, July 16, 2013 1:35 AM
Vater's avatar

RCMAC said:

The world's first hotel?

How could they possibly build one when there's never been one there before? That just doesn't even make sense.

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Tuesday, July 16, 2013 4:23 AM

Either a 500 ft coaster or one that does 200 mph.

Heck, why not the first amusement park in space?


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Tuesday, July 16, 2013 10:50 AM
kingdakacor's avatar

The world's fastest spinning wild mouse coaster.........speaking of coasters I am trying to picture where they would have room to put possibly a wing rider coaster or something to that effect. My money is on the drop tower attached to KA.


Sky's the limit.

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Tuesday, July 16, 2013 12:17 PM

World's largest wing rider or a drop tower. They've already got a huge B&M collection though, so I'm thinking drop tower. Blech.


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Tuesday, July 16, 2013 1:03 PM

If it is a drop tower on the backside of Ka, how feasible would it be to get people back there? I don't remember there being any paths all the way back there at the current moment. Would Six Flags want to build a path back there just for that one ride?

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Tuesday, July 16, 2013 2:56 PM
ThatStrangeKid42's avatar

Hopman said:

Either a 500 ft coaster or one that does 200 mph.

Heck, why not the first amusement park in space?

Why do that when they've already got Kingda Ka? I know this sounds crazy, but they might as well tear down Kingda Ka to build a taller/faster/better ride. And while're at it, give it lap bars, not shoulder harnesses.

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Tuesday, July 16, 2013 5:47 PM

Gary Dowdell said:

If it is a drop tower on the backside of Ka, how feasible would it be to get people back there? I don't remember there being any paths all the way back there at the current moment. Would Six Flags want to build a path back there just for that one ride?

They could use the original Kingda Ka queue that goes right under the launch area as part of a path to a drop tower.

There are some pictures of the old queue here:

http://www.gadv.com/forums/topic/7133-kks-old-queue/page-16

Last edited by YoshiFan, Tuesday, July 16, 2013 5:48 PM
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Thursday, July 18, 2013 7:32 PM
DaveStroem's avatar

I have read several people report that Rolling Thunder will be taken out at the end of the season. This could be the location of a new coaster.


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Thursday, July 18, 2013 8:13 PM
Tekwardo's avatar

I don't know. I don't see them taking out Rollong Thunder. If they get something record breaking, I doubt it's a coaster.


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Thursday, July 18, 2013 8:34 PM

Maybe Rolling Thunder will get the RMC treatment like NTG and Iron Rattler. That would give it two uniquely awesome woodies at the park. Wait, then it wouldn't still be a woody. Still, it'd be a good idea.

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Thursday, July 18, 2013 10:00 PM
DaveStroem's avatar

BTW, the reason stated was rotted wood and is the same reason that the coaster had been closed recently.


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