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Six Flags announces Historic Capitol Expansion Plan for 2008 Season

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  • Six Flags announces Historic Capitol Expansion Plan for 2008 Season

    Six Flags Announces Historic Capital Expansion
    Plan for 2008 Season

    -New Roller Coasters, Special Events and Family Entertainment
    Headline 2008 Lineup-


    MarketWatch
    Last Update: 10:03 AM ET Oct 3, 2007

    NEW YORK, Oct 03, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Reinforcing the company's position as the premier family entertainment destination, Six Flags, Inc. announced today a sweeping capital expansion plan for the 2008 operating season, one of the largest capital investments in the company's 47-year history.

    As part of the company-wide program, Six Flags parks will introduce new thrill and family rides -- featuring the industry's most innovative and exciting attractions -- as well as new special events to offer guests of all ages world class entertainment and more reasons to make Six Flags part of their vacation or day trip plans.

    "In 2006 our capital efforts were focused on cleaning up the parks -- improving guest service and restoring the image of the Six Flags brand," said Mark Shapiro, Six Flags President and CEO. "Last season we made great strides in balancing the parks' rides and attractions by adding family offerings like Wiggles World and Thomas Town(TM). In 2008, we round out the revitalization of the company with the unprecedented introduction of seven coasters and new thrill attractions that will equally appeal to teens and families."

    Highlights of the new Six Flags 2008 lineup include:
    Full article available at:
    http://www.marketwatch.com/news/stor...44E697E839B%7D
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    Re: Six Flags announces Historic Capitol Expansion Plan for 2008 Season

    Glad to see something family oriented is going to Magic Mountain. But with recent issues with Thomas the Tank, I wonder if that's the best choice anymore.

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      Re: Six Flags announces Historic Capitol Expansion Plan for 2008 Season

      Originally posted by sir clinksalot View Post
      Glad to see something family oriented is going to Magic Mountain. But with recent issues with Thomas the Tank, I wonder if that's the best choice anymore.
      What issues with Thomas!?!?!?!?!?

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      • #4
        Re: Six Flags announces Historic Capitol Expansion Plan for 2008 Season

        With the toys being recalled for lead paint ... TWICE.

        Thomas isn't exaclty the most popular toy with parents at the moment.

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        • #5
          Re: Six Flags announces Historic Capitol Expansion Plan for 2008 Season

          They just don't make toys like they used to =/

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            Re: Six Flags announces Historic Capitol Expansion Plan for 2008 Season

            Originally posted by k_peek_2000 View Post
            They just don't make toys like they used to =/

            So true! Now days toys are painted with lead paint. Back when I was a kid, they were painted with lead paint and fired projectiles!

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            • #7
              Re: Six Flags announces Historic Capitol Expansion Plan for 2008 Season

              Back on topic, the Wildcatter rollercoaster at Six Flags over Texas was imploded the other day to make room for Tony Hawk's new ride.

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                Re: Six Flags announces Historic Capitol Expansion Plan for 2008 Season

                Originally posted by mouseinphilly View Post
                Back on topic, the Wildcatter rollercoaster at Six Flags over Texas was imploded the other day to make room for Tony Hawk's new ride.
                I thought they imploded the Intamin Drop Tower, not the coaster? Or did they do both? Either way, that would have been pretty neat to see!

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                  Re: Six Flags announces Historic Capitol Expansion Plan for 2008 Season

                  There was video on Fixed Noise, but it's not on YouTube.

                  It's here on the KXAS NBC5 web pages.
                  Last edited by mouseinphilly; 10-06-2007, 11:32 AM. Reason: Added video link.

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