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  Six Flags - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Six Flags (NYSE: SIX) is the world's largest chain of amusement parks and theme parks, and is headquartered in New York City.
Six Flags also announced that it would be moving all of its corporate operations to New York City.
Six Flags Splashtown in unincorporated Harris County (Spring), near Houston.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Six_Flags   (1421 words)

  
 Six Flags Over Georgia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Six Flags Over Georgia is a 230 acre theme park located west of Atlanta, in Austell, Georgia.
Opened in 1967, it is the second park in the Six Flags chain, after the original opening in 1961 in Texas.
The park opened with six themed areas, representing the Six Flags, or nations, that have ruled the state: Spain, France, Britain, The Confederate States of America, The United States of America, and the State of Georgia.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Six_Flags_Over_Georgia   (690 words)

  
 Six Flags of Texas - Texas State Library
This red and yellow striped flag depicts a lion of Leon and a castle of Castile on a shield surmounted by a crown.
The first national flag, the Stars and Bars, is the flag most commonly used in the Six Flags of Texas today.
The second flag, know as the Stainless Banner, flew from May 1, 1863 until March 4, 1865 and was a white banner with the battle flag in the upper corner near the pole.
www.tsl.state.tx.us /ref/abouttx/sixflags.html   (837 words)

  
 TV ACRES: Advertising Mascots > Mr. Six (Six Flags Theme Park)
Six Flags theme parks are located in or near 35 of the 50 largest metropolitan areas in the U.S. Mr.
Six pulls his bus on the greens of a golf course and lures away two young boys from their duties as two disappointed golfers look on as their caddies escape on the bus to the fun of Six flags theme park.
Six wannabes were invited to party at the park for free and compete in a look-alike contest featuring a $2,500 cash prize and a dance lesson choreographed by America's most talked-about new character, Mr.
www.tvacres.com /admascots_mr_six.htm   (652 words)

  
 The Six Flags of Texas
This flag consisted of a blue perpendicular stripe of the width of one-third of the whole length of the flag with a white star of five points in the center thereof, and two horizontal stripes of equal breadth, the upper stripe white, the lower red, of the length of two-thirds of the whole flag.
The Texas flag should be on the marching left in a procession in which the flag of the United States is carried; it's staff should be behind the staff of the flag of the United States when the two are displayed with crossed staffs.
The pledge to the Texas flag may be recited at all public and private meetings at which the pledge of allegiance to the United States flag is recited and at historical Texas events and celebrations.
www.lnstar.com /mall/txtrails/flag.htm   (770 words)

  
 Six Flags
Six Flags is a chain of amusement parks and theme parks.
The first Six Flags amusement park was built near Dallas, Texas and was named "Six Flags Over Texas" in reference to the six different national flags which have flown over Texas in its history.
The Six Flags chain began in 1961 with the creation of Six Flags Over Texas by Angus G. Wynne near Dallas, which featured (in the beginning) a Native American village, a gondola ride, a railroad, some Wild West shows, a stagecoach ride, and 'Skull Island,' a pirate-themed adventure attraction.
www.american-flags-for-sale.com /six-flags.htm   (1352 words)

  
 CNN.com - Devices aim to cut visitor waits at Six Flags - February 5, 2002
Six Flags is headquartered in Oklahoma City and in New York.
Six Flags will be the first and only amusement park in the nation to use such a system, according to Nauser.
Six Flags America in Largo, Maryland, and Six Flags Magic Mountain near Los Angeles are scheduled to add the system next year.
archives.cnn.com /2002/TECH/ptech/02/05/six.flags.wireless.idg   (600 words)

  
 Six Flags Denver News And Secrets   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Six flags island kingdom water park waterpark at six flags elitch gardens denver, colorado.
Six flags denver package six flags elitch gardens is full of world class thrills and adventure all at mile high.
Comfort inn central in denver is minutes from denver merchandise mart, six flags elitch gardens, ocean journey, coors field and children's museum of denver, comfort colorado lodging, accommodations, reservations, inns, resorts, suites and interstate 76, adjacent to the denver merchandise mart, the rocky mountain region's.
www.all-things-denver.com /six-flags-denver.html   (1037 words)

  
 Six Flags News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Six Flags Inc. has offered New Orleans $10 million and 66 acres if the city will let it out of its lease to run its flood-ravaged theme park in the city.
Investors in SIX FLAGS INC. shaved off a quarter of its share value after the company said it may be in trouble with debt and could sell six theme parks, prompting credit rating agencies to issue downgrades.
Shares of Six Flags Inc. dropped sharply on Friday when debt rating agencies lowered their outlooks on the amusement park operator after it said attendance and revenues have fallen.
www.topix.net /com/pks   (724 words)

  
 Six Flags Over Texas
One of the world's oldest theme parks, born about 10 years after Disneyland opened, the Six Flags creator had visited Disneyland and returned to Texas with the idea a theme park was just what was needed to give a boost to the midway between Dallas and Fort Worth town of Arlington.
The Six Flag's 'oil derrick' is the highest edifice in the mid-cities area of the D/FW Metroplex.
Six Flags has a lot of rides which seem to be of the carnival sort, not the theme park sort.
durangotexas.com /eyesontexas/sixflags/sixflags.htm   (894 words)

  
 Six Flags - For Investors - Press Release
Six Flags said it retains a significant presence in Houston with its Six Flags SplashTown water park, which is located on another site in the city and is expected to be enhanced with equipment from AstroWorld.
Six Flags will also continue to serve the market with its parks in San Antonio and Arlington.
SIX FLAGS and all related indicia are trademarks of Six Flags Theme Parks, Inc. (R), (TM) and (C) 2005.
investors.sixflags.com /phoenix.zhtml?c=61629&p=irol-newsArticle&ID=755546&highlight=   (623 words)

  
 Six Flags - For Investors - Overview
Six Flags, Inc. is largest regional theme park company in the world - a national brand with regional focus.
Founded in 1961, Six Flags is celebrating its 45th Anniversary in 2006.
Six Flags, Inc. is a publicly-traded corporation (NYSE: SIX) headquartered in New York City.
investors.sixflags.com   (120 words)

  
 Six Flags Marine World and Wild Safari
Both Six Flags facilities deprive these intelligent, sensitive animals of their most basic needs, including the opportunity to walk great distances, forage, explore, play, and socialize in a herd environment.
Six Flags is clearly doing a poor job of caring for elephants.
Six Flags has accrued numerous violations to the minimum standards of care established in the federal Animal Welfare Act.
www.savewildelephants.com /sixflags.asp   (503 words)

  
 Six Flags Magic Mountain
Six Flags Magic Mountain, which has marketed itself over the last several years as the planet’s top Xtreme Thrill Park has had abit of a problem.
I’m starting to think that the new management of Six Flags does seem to be a little out of touch with the average group going to a theme park and are determined to treat them like they are going to a football game instead.
Good in the way that Six Flags has been criticized by discounting their tickets too much to the point that the parks become over crowded with troublemakers and used as a cheap day care option by some parents in the summer.
www.screamscape.com /html/six_flags_magic_mountain.htm   (2952 words)

  
 Six Flags America
Six Flags America is an amusement park located at Upper Marlboro, MD in USA.
It opened at Six Flags America in 2001.
It opened at Six Flags America in 1999.
www.bannister.org /coasters/parks/six_flags_america.htm   (474 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Dancing Mr. Six scores with viewers of Six Flags ads   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Six" by Six Flags — shows up in a neighborhood driving his tricked-out antique Six Flags bus, people drop their chores, get on board and head for the theme park.
Six drives up and opens the door, unleashing a torrent of water to entice the boys to the water slides at Six Flags.
Six as Six Flags' Pied Piper "was our way of breaking through the clutter and having people notice our advertising," Salemi says.
www.usatoday.com /money/advertising/adtrack/2004-07-11-six-flags_x.htm   (861 words)

  
 SFGAmWorld.com :: Mr. Six visits Six Flags Great America!
Six performed is the exact one you saw in the commercial, they even had a special cut of the song so that it was the exact time of the dance.
Six may never be known, but what is for certain, he can really dance.
SIX FLAGS and all related indicia are trademarks of Six Flags Theme Parks Inc. ®, TM and ©2005.
www.sfgamworld.com /News/Storys/07142004.shtml   (569 words)

  
 Six Tips for Six Flags [Fool.com: Commentary] August 23, 2005
As a Six Flags shareholder, roller coaster junkie, and fan of a good corporate battle, I welcome a firestarter in a company that has neglected its potential for far too long.
For far too long, Six Flags has relied on a steady flow of regulars to keep the parks busy during the operating season, but that's not the ideal crowd.
"Six Flags has banked on a cheap gate to get butts in the door and hopes that they'll spend like crazy once inside the parks," says Jeff Putz, operator of the popular CoasterBuzz.com roller coaster enthusiast site, told me earlier this year.
www.fool.com /news/commentary/2005/commentary05082302.htm   (1573 words)

  
 Six Flags For Sale - CBS News
Six Flags, which has 30 amusement parks, said putting itself up for sale was "the best way to deliver full and fair value" to shareholders.
Six Flags said it would invite dissident shareholder Red Zone LLC — an investment firm controlled by Snyder — to participate in the auction.
Six Flags did not offer a timetable, saying only that it would be thorough and prompt.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2005/08/25/entertainment/main795517.shtml   (389 words)

  
 MultiVu - SIX FLAGS MARINE WORLD TO UNVEIL TAVA'S JUNGLELAND- A SPECTACULAR NEW KIDS' ADVENTURE AREA FEATURING SEVEN ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Six Flags Marine World opens for the 2006 season on Saturday, March 4, and now is the best time to become part of the family fun and excitement with a Season Pass for $69.99 when buying four or more and 74.99 individually.
Six Flags parks serve 34 of the 50 largest metropolitan areas in the United States.
Six Flags, Inc. is a publicly held corporation with corporate offices in New York City and Oklahoma City.
www.prnewswire.com /mnr/sixflags/23665   (974 words)

  
 Six Flags downward spiral   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Six Flags' parks attendance has dipped by a total of 10 million people over the past five years, according to a study done by International Theme Park Associates.
Six Flags has posted losses for the past six years, capped by a $460 million loss in 2004.
Six Flags' parks are not immune to tragedy.
www.thejournalnews.com /apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050808/BUSINESS01/508080302/1066/BUSINESS01   (1208 words)

  
 SFOT Railroad   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Six Flags Railroad is the oldest operating attraction at Six Flags Over Texas and has the distinction of being the ONLY attraction remaining from the park's initial season.
The Green Train, originally the "Mary Ann" at the Enterprise Plantation, was renamed the "General Sam Houston" by Six Flags, in honor of the Texas hero.
The Six Flags Railroad is an official operating railroad regulated by the Texas Railroad Commission.
www.parktimes.com /sections/texas/train.htm   (1152 words)

  
 Six Flags Over Texas
The 28 star flag was the first United States flag to fly over Texas.
This is the first of three National Confederate Flags flown over Texas between 1861 and 1868.
On March 4, 1861, the same day that Lincoln was inaugurated, the assembly of Montgomery, Alabama adopted the first flag of the Confederacy.
www.kwanah.com /txmilmus/flags/eaglemt.htm   (135 words)

  
 Six Flags - Jobs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Our goal at Six Flags is to create Family Fun and Fond Memories for each and everyone of our Guests.
And, as a member of the Six Flags worldwide team, we are committed to providing a fun and challenging experience for you!
Six Flags is the largest regional theme park company in the world!
www.sixflagsjobs.com   (213 words)

  
 Six Flags History
The park reported $50,000 in damage and six people were injured.
Six Flags purchases SeaWorld Cleveland and changes name to Six Flags Worlds of Adventure.
Shouka, Six Flags Worlds of Adventure’s new killer whale joins the family.
www.auroraohiochamber.com /sixflagshistory.htm   (923 words)

  
 Six Brides for Six Flags [Fool.com: Motley Fool Take] August 31, 2005
Allen and Co.'s managing director, Stanley Shuman, also sits on the Six Flags board and was one of the three people whom Snyder was proposing to oust in his proxy battle.
Still, there are so many potential callers waiting outside Six Flags' turnstiles that I couldn't just let it rest after going over the usual suspects yesterday.
Sony may be the entertainment conglomerate with the most logical synergies in cashing in on the Six Flags audience.
www.fool.com /News/mft/2005/mft05083105.htm   (958 words)

  
 Snyder Has Formidable Opponent In Six Flags
Snyder made his initial proposal for control of Six Flags in the Wednesday filing, in which he outlined his ideas for reviving a company that over the past several years has lost millions of dollars and much of its stock value.
Six Flags management and Snyder will be battling over the loyalties of a handful of institutional investors.
Gates's Six Flags shares have lost about half their value -- a drop of about $77 million -- since he bought them in the late 1990s, and Cascade said in an SEC filing last year it was "increasingly dissatisfied" with the performance of Six Flags.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/content/article/2005/08/19/AR2005081901700.html   (843 words)

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