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Discussion in 'Other California Parks' started by UniversalFan, May 30, 2013.

  1. Rideguy70

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    ^At this point, I don't think they're really even trying to attract someone who doesn't already go. When you're already known as the park with the most roller coasters in the world, may as well keep it up.

    To give them some credit, they have been revamping many areas of the park bit by bit. Cyclone Bay is one of the last areas of the park to get a major overhaul. One would hope once they hit 20, they'd go back and finish up renovations (especially the bathrooms near the main gate... those are pretty awful) and/or add flat rides.
     
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    Thinking about going to MM for the first time this September, what closures would I be likely seeing?
     
  3. Chris Galindo

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    ^ Apocalypse, Viper (its whole system is getting an up to date overhaul) and Revolution (lift will be getting worked on).
     
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    Any idea if new trains/track is coming for the refurb? Will it be smoother after system update?
     
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    They just retracked the attraction I think not too long ago, but I may be wrong.
     
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    Nice. I love the ride, it's just too much of a headbanger for me to enjoy it. Haven't been on it in a couple years.
     
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    I will say Viper was being looked at to get the Ninja treatment, but I'm not sure if they still wanna go through with that.
     
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    How do you solve a problem like Viper amiright?

    It's such an in iconic ride, it would be a shame if they eventually get rid of it. Breathing new life into the coaster the way they did Revolution would be niiice.
     
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    Apocalypse has been retracked fairly extensively, and it's much better than is has been. Still not perfect by any means, but better. Not long after the retracking, I had a few surprisingly good rides on it, especially at night... it was almost like it had just opened. Since then, it's gotten bummpy again, but nothing like it was (except for those last turns, but you're mostly already slowing down by then). I've heard absolutely nothing about new trains. It already has millenium flyers... what else would even be a viable alternative?

    I've heard elsewhere, and then confirmed for myself, that the "secret" seat on Viper is 2nd from the back. Strangely enough, it's the smoothest. I have no idea why, as it goes against everything you'd expect from Arrow... but it does somehow work for this ride.
     
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    I'm referring to just Viper. I haven't heard about Apocalypse getting new trains either
     
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    Wait, they’re thinking of scrapping Ninja!? Is that what I’m interpreting!?

    NOOOOOOO I LOVE NINJA!
     
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    Nope, Ninja as in SFoG's when it turned into Blue Hawk
     
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    Ah. I see (Whew). So would they retrack it the whole thing?
     
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    Not sure. Like I said, it was considered, but no idea if anything ever got past the planning stages
     
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