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The Joker New For 2017

Discussion in 'SFNE Future Discussion' started by rcoasterdude, Sep 1, 2016.

  1. tge98

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    LOL yeah i forgot TGE won't ever get a new coaster
  2. Sluggo77

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    I really hope you are wrong but LOL based on your reply!
  3. gottastrata33

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    Yeah our Joker doesn't have that mechanism, as mentioned.

    I really do like the ride cause it is fun. I love the placement of it in our park & like the look of it but same thing is happening at our park with the GP...& I hate to admit it but they have a right to be upset. This was marketed in all our update vids (which were posted to Facebook where most the GP are seeing) that you wild flip 6 times & some people (mainly purple/yankee side) don't flip at all but do tilt upside down. They want to flip. No rock back & forth. It feels toned down when it really could be insanity.
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  4. koasterkid

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    Looks like they removed the magnets on the second and third hills on Joker. Pic posted on SFNE Online FB.

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  5. skiburkesurfjay

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    They did this at Great America last week. I believe those are back though.
  6. dschu

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    Just got off "Fin-Free" Joker and it's still fun. Actually flipped more than I did with fins. Got 3 1/2 flips. Feels less intense, unfortunately.
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  7. BizarroAj

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    It's hard to believe that this coaster concept has been out for a couple years and they still don't have it figured out yet. :confused:
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  8. mrceagle

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    Wow, Great shot, Stinks that they are removing brakes and it still isn't good. I agree that after a couple years of operating rides they haven't figured things out.
  9. dschu

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    They aren't removing brakes, they removed the Magnetic Flip spins.
  10. Chase Hathorne

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    I'm at the park now and it seemed to flip more. Haven't ridden it yet but it looked like it flipped 4 times or so on the green side and 1 or 2 on purple.
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  12. msullivan1

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  13. Coaster Freak

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    Didn't the one in Texas get stuck several weeks ago and then caused all the Joker rides to shut down for a day or 2?
  14. msullivan1

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    I meant the one at fiesta texas. Sorry i didnt specify
  15. mrceagle

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    I know what it's for. but it is essentially a brake fin. but instead of grabbing on to the train to slow it down it's grabbing another section to pull the seats. it's still a brake.
    This is disappointing. though at least it didn't get picked up all over the place. I remember a time Mind Eraser got stuck on the second brake run and the NH news channel made a big deal out of it.

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