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Doug takes on the Midwest

Posted on July 21, 2015 in Updates by

In a few weeks I will be embarking on my biggest road trip alone yet. I’m attending a business conference in Louisville, KY and I’ve decided to make good use of the road trip. During the days I’m not at the conference, I will be visiting four parks (two of which I’ve never been to before). Here’s where I’ll be...

Green Lantern debuts at Six Flags Great Adventure

Posted on May 21, 2011 in Updates by

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Prior to Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom’s closure in 2009, the park confirmed that they would be removing Chang for what they called a “waterpark expansion”.  Shortly after, the entire park was no more.  However, one man’s trash is another man’s treasure! And Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey swept up the former park’s crowning jewel, Chang.  In preparation for the...

Poll Results: Manta vs Tatsu

Posted on February 16, 2011 in Polls by

The latest poll was a battle between the top two Bolliger & Mabillard flying coasters in the United States, Manta and Tatsu. In 2006, Six Flags Magic Mountain introduced Tatsu, claiming the title as the tallest, fastest, and longest flying coaster on the planet. After climbing a staggering 170 feet, Tatsu then drops guests over 100 feet into two back to...

2011 Attraction Outlook

Posted on January 1, 2011 in Thoughts by

2010 was a very good year for the amusement park world.  It brought many major additions including Intimidator 305, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, and more.  2011 however is shaping up to be a slightly more modest year compared to years past.  The economy is still less than spectacular leaving most parks simply not able to afford their own...

Six Flags Great Adventure Announces The Green Lantern

Posted on September 16, 2010 in Updates by

After several months of waiting in agony, Great Adventure fans can know what exactly it is they’re receiving for the 2011 season – The Green Lantern.

The Green Lantern will open in the park’s Boardwalk section in 2011. The ride’s green and black paintjob will stand out from the parking lot – offering a more twisted look than the neighboring Kingda...

News Round-Up

Posted on February 24, 2010 in News by

Its time for a quick round up of the news that Park Thoughts has unfortunately missed in the past few days.

First up is the now gone, but not forgotten, Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom is now the subject of a battle between Six Flags and the Kentucky Fair.  Each of them have filed a lawsuit against each other,  Why is the...

Six Flags Coaster Transformations?

Posted on July 26, 2009 in Uncategorized by

With Six Flags trying to raise attendance as well as save some cash, I have a feeling we will be seeing some more of these “transformations” in the coming years.  I think there are some obvious canidates too.  Lets take a look.

Clearly, the park that needs it most would be Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom.  From what I have seen and...