I got to the park around noon. This was the ticket lines on a Monday. Can I say it was crowded? Well, not quite yet.
All the attractions randomly started shutting down. I would later find out why.
I put my camera away, as it started down pouring for a hour. A loud noise scared everybody that stuck it out in the unofficial line for Batman. It sounded like there was contact within the park.
Finally after ninety minutes of downtime, a train was sent out....
....and another one a minute later. After a total of 10 runs, Batman opened.
When we got off of Batman, V2 had yet to open, Goliath was really long, (as usual) and American Eagle was down. So we went to X-Flight. The line took about 45 minutes to get into the station. Then, it went down for weather. Not a single drop of rain ever sufficed. The whole deal took two and a half hours.
Unfortunately a lack of urgency played into this. The crew decided this was a good time to clean up the station and empty the trashcans. Then they left the bags in the station since there wasn't any where to put them. This lead to delays when the Mechanic Showed up to start cycling the trains. One ride op refused to help the other, the one that was actually doing the work cared about our experience.
The winged coaster opened back up and I took my mission to the skies. It was obvious that the weather was taken very seriously. Not only the fact that attractions were down for 135 minutes, but the Photo Employees were not in the booth and pictures were not taken of my ride.
I made my way to Southwest Territory with the hopes of scoring double rides on Giant Drop during the last hour. Well, it was a little early, so I made a pit-stop at Richochet first.
I got my double ride on Giant Drop, got dinner, and ended the night with two rides on Raging Bull.
In conclusion: Good things come to those who wait