your hometown park

Friday, April 13, 2001 8:48 AM
You know how people who live in NYC never visit the Statue of Liberty? Do you find that you never visit your hometown park? I'm in that situation- I live in Tampa and work 5 minutes from Busch Gardens. However, I only go there once a year (at best). The reason is that I hold my hometown park to higher standards. Anybody else find themselves in a similar situation, or am I the only loony bird?

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Friday, April 13, 2001 9:52 AM
I don't know, I think it depends on what you've got. Six Flags Geauga Lake is closer to me than Cedar Point, but I go to CP more. Heck, I go to PKI more, and that's three hours away! I think it all depends on how you're treated and what you like.

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Friday, April 13, 2001 9:55 AM
Jeff hit that one right on the head. It's all about the selection of rides, way your treated, and well, I guess every aspect of the park.

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Friday, April 13, 2001 10:08 AM
My hometown park is Wyandot Lake, and I've only been there three times in my life. If I lived close to a major park, though, you better believe I'd be there several times a week.

I can't imagine being that close to BGT and only going once a year. I'd love to get off of work, swing by the park, and take a few spins on Gwazi, Kumba, and Montu before heading home.

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Friday, April 13, 2001 10:47 AM
SFGAm is home for me (with a 45-60 min. drive) and I can't get there enough. I usually end up going 5-6 times a year. The selection of rides is excellent -- and now there's 2 more coasters! It may not have the best food or best personnel but it's a great park nonetheless.

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Friday, April 13, 2001 11:05 AM
The only reason I visited Six Flags Great America (about an hour north of my home in Chicago) as frequently as I did the past two years: we had season passes purchased with an eye toward planned coaster trips at other Six Flags parks; since we had the passes we hit SFGAm fairly frequently. SFGAm is nice but just not a park I enjoy as much as others. This year, we're planning just one visit, to catch a few rides on the Bull and a few rides on the new coasters.

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Friday, April 13, 2001 11:55 AM
My hometown park is Lake Lansing park. It used to have a rollercoaster, but it was torn down about 25 years ago. It had a carousel, but they sold it. Now all it has is a beach that they let you swim at when the pesticides aren't too strong.
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Friday, April 13, 2001 12:41 PM
What a depressing little statement that was!

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Friday, April 13, 2001 1:17 PM
My homepark is SFNE and I only go once a year. I think this is because I live three to four hours from the park (depending on Rt. 128 traffic), so I don't make it out that way too much. I tend to go to a lot of different parks, but only go once. I go to most of the parks as little side-trips during my vacations.

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Friday, April 13, 2001 1:49 PM

RagingBull said:
I can't imagine being that close to BGT and only going once a year. I'd love to get off of work, swing by the park, and take a few spins on Gwazi, Kumba, and Montu before heading home.



I'd love to also, if it wasn't $40 to get in + parking, etc. etc. etc.

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Friday, April 13, 2001 1:54 PM
I had only been to Adventure World (now SFA) once to ride Roar. Well call me shocked, but I had no idea how much stuff they had added since Wild World. As I was walking around I was thinking "Boy, this place has a lot of potential." Next year it became Six Flags America and the rest is history.
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Friday, April 13, 2001 4:23 PM
My hometown park is SFGAdv and I'd move in if I could!!! I go an average of once a week from April thru October. I thought last year was great, but with the addition of Nitro this year, it's just outrageous!!! I'm extremely fortunate to live so close.
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Friday, April 13, 2001 4:30 PM
I go to Knott's (My homepark) 2 times a week. I also go to SFMM once every other week.
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Friday, April 13, 2001 4:55 PM
My home park is CP. I usually only visit there about 4 to 5 times a year and sometimes less. I guess im lucky/glad to live this close to CP but the other park that i go to alot is PKI, i visit 2 to 3 times a year there. I have never been to SFWoA YET. But i plan on going there twice this year. Only bad thing is, one of those trips is with the school and we only get 4.5 hours in the park and then we head home so its not the amount of time that i would like to have at the park but i can still consider it a visit.

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Friday, April 13, 2001 4:56 PM
atleast ill be able to ride x-flight once or twice.

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CP in 2002, get to the point
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