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Another 5% cash back offer

Postby amexcurious » Sun Mar 02, 2014 7:31 pm

Checking at my activity online earlier today I noticed that in addition to the home improvement 5% bonus cash back April-June there is a 5% cash back for Six Flags theme parks.

It requires signing up, and there's a limit of $200 in purchases (i.e. the max you will get back is $10).


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Postby rockyrock » Sun Mar 02, 2014 10:08 pm

amexcurious wrote:It requires signing up, and there's a limit of $200 in purchases (i.e. the max you will get back is $10).


Haha, that's only two tickets...
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Postby luvbullmarkets » Sun Mar 02, 2014 10:29 pm

I say that as well.

Don't have any children to take out to Six Flags.
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Postby Vattené » Wed Mar 19, 2014 11:43 pm

I love Six Flags. I probably go once about every two years. I would love to go again this year, so that will be a nice perk if I do (no kids, so hopefully I wouldn't come close to spending $200). I think you have to go really early in the season, though. Once it is too hot and too crowded it simply isn't worth it to me.
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Postby tbka » Thu Mar 20, 2014 2:06 am

I wish I could go to Six Flags, but there are not any here in Arizona. I guess I could head to California, but if I do; I'd rather go to DisneyLand.
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Postby Vattené » Thu Mar 20, 2014 2:11 am

Oh, I much prefer Six Flags. I have been to DisneyLand and just don't see the appeal (at least for adults). To each their own, but I would take a variety of exhilarating rides any day.
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Postby tbka » Thu Mar 20, 2014 5:48 am

True, I guess I'm just a kid at heart. But I'll save money not buying tons of kids stuff at the shops. Though, I have been to Six Flags in Texas and DisneyLand and other. You do make a good point. More fun rides and more adult entertainment.
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Postby MemberSince99 » Thu Mar 20, 2014 7:07 am

The last time I went there was in the 70s. There was literally a line for everything including to take a leak, though for the women it was about a quarter mile long. The line time to get on any of the good rides was measured in hours. The food was hideously expensive and comparable to McDonald's (just like 5 times the price). I'm not sure but I seem to remember there even being a charge to use a toilet - literally nothing was free except the air and they probably would have charged for that if they could have - it even cost you money to park.


I can't say that today that sounds like my idea of a good time. The concept seems to be pack as many in like sardines as you can, get as much of their money as possible, and let em stand in line all day.

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Postby takeshi » Thu Mar 20, 2014 8:38 am

Their parks aren't all identical nor are they locked into how they were in the 70's. I've had poor experiences at some of their parks and good experiences at others. Every theme park regardless of brand will charge what they think they can get away with.

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Postby Vattené » Thu Mar 20, 2014 11:56 am

I've only been to the St. Louis Six Flags, but that certainly is their business model. If you can go really early in the season, though, you can actually spend more time on rides than in lines (seems impossible if you've ever been in, like, July)...plus the heat hasn't gotten to the triple digits yet.

There is a theme park in Illinois called Holiday World that I like, too. They don't nickel and dime you. I believe parking is free and they even have unlimited free soda and water.
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