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Coaster Fans: Your Top 10 Favorite

Fri Aug 17, 2007 3:28 am

As the thread title states, what are your top 10 favorite roller coasters? List the coaster and the park where it's located.

1) Millennium Force- Cedar Point
2) Top-Thrill Dragster- Cedar Point
3) Beast- King's Island
4) Raptor- Cedar Point
5) Son of Beast- King's Island (though the loop has been removed.  frown  )
6) Incredible Hulk- Island's of Adventure
7) Rock N' Roller Coaster- MGM @ Disney World
8) Apollo's Chariot- Busch Gardens Williamsburg
9) Alpengeist- Busch Gardens Williamsburg
10) Magnum XL 200- Cedar Point


Runner-ups (in no particular order)
Sheikra- Busch Gardens Tampa
Superman- Six Flags Over Georgia
Chang- Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom
Mantis- Cedar Point
Dueling Dragons- Islands of Adventure
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RE: Coaster Fans: Your Top 10 Favorite

Fri Aug 17, 2007 4:06 am

1. Colorado Adventure, Phantasia Land Brühl
2. G-Force, Holiday Park, Hassloch
3. Temple of the Nighthawk, Phantasia Land, Brühl
4. Silver Star, Europa Park, Rust
5. Rock'n Roller Coaster, Disney MGM, Orlando
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RE: Coaster Fans: Your Top 10 Favorite

Sat Aug 18, 2007 6:34 am

1. Incredible Hulk (Universal Islands of Adventure) - The only B&M launched coaster. A little slow in the second half, but the first half more than makes up for it.
2. Montu (Busch Gardens Africa) - My first B&M coaster. My first inverted coaster. And still one of the best.
3. Dueling Dragons (Universal Islands of Adventure) - The little pop of airtime on the first "attack" gives Fire a slight edge over Ice.
4. Kumba (Busch Gardens Africa) - A classic B&M.
5. Kentucky Rumbler (Beech Bend) - My first GCI with Millenium Flyers. I can't wait to ride Thunderhead.
6. Canon Ball (Lake Winnepesauka) - Classic John Allen out and back. Smooth as glass for its age.
7. Big Bad Wolf (Busch Gardens Europe) - My first large coaster, first ridden back in 1987 and still a favorite.
8. Rampage (Alabama Adventure) - A bumpy CCI creation with a great first drop.
9. Z Force (Six Flags over Georgia) - Truly unique experience. I hate what's happened to this beast at Magic Mountain.
10. Mind Bender (Six Flags over Georgia) & Scorpion (Busch Gardens Africa) tie - Two great little Schwartzkopf loopers. The lack of OTS restraints is awesome.

I still plan on visiting Six Flags over Georgia, Dollywood and maybe Holiday World this fall, so this list will definitely change. Although B&M steel is still my favorite, this new batch of woodies is starting to win me over.

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Sat Aug 18, 2007 6:39 am

I've only been on one roller coaster which would be my favorite:
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RE: Coaster Fans: Your Top 10 Favorite

Sat Aug 18, 2007 9:07 am

Hulk: Universal in MCO
Montu: Bush Gardens at TPA
Dueling Dragons: Same as Hulk


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RE: Coaster Fans: Your Top 10 Favorite

Sat Aug 18, 2007 10:20 am

Quoting FlyDeltaJets87 (Thread starter):
1) Millennium Force- Cedar Point
2) Top-Thrill Dragster- Cedar Point



Quoting FlyDeltaJets87 (Thread starter):
3) Magnum XL 200- Cedar Point

These are my faves!
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RE: Coaster Fans: Your Top 10 Favorite

Sat Aug 18, 2007 11:34 am

Quoting HSVXJ (Reply 2):
I still plan on visiting Six Flags over Georgia, Dollywood and maybe Holiday World this fall, so this list will definitely change. Although B&M steel is still my favorite, this new batch of woodies is starting to win me over.

I went to Dollywood back in '02 and was disappointed, butI haven't been back since they opened Thunderhead and one other ride that looked pretty decent.
I was hoping to get up to Holiday World this summer but it didn't happen.  frown  The Voyage looks sick (the onride video is insane) and The Legend and The Raven are pretty sweet looking too.


Quoting HSVXJ (Reply 2):
Kumba (Busch Gardens Africa) - A classic B&M.

Their first if I'm not mistaking. A good ride nonetheless.
I haven't been on Sheikra since it went floorless but that looks awesome. Never been on a floorless coaster (except for inverted and flying, but those aren't in the same category). I love the distinct roar that B&M coasters have to them.  Smile
Montu is pretty good too. I love the parts where you're skimming just over the ground.

Quoting HSVXJ (Reply 2):
Dueling Dragons (Universal Islands of Adventure) - The little pop of airtime on the first "attack" gives Fire a slight edge over Ice.

I prefer Fire over Ice for the first drop.

Quoting HSVXJ (Reply 2):
Big Bad Wolf (Busch Gardens Europe) - My first large coaster, first ridden back in 1987 and still a favorite.

A classic too. Too bad the swinging coasters never really caught on. I've been on Top Gun (King's Island) and Iron Dragon (Cedar Point) in addition to Big Bad Wolf. A unique type of ride experience.

Mind Bender is a classic too. That was my first looping coaster, back in 1996.
I haven't been to SFOG since Goliath was opened. I really want to ride that one. I also want to ride the Goliath (along with a few others) at Six Flags Magic Mountain.

Quoting HSVXJ (Reply 2):
The only B&M launched coaster. A little slow in the second half, but the first half more than makes up for it.

If my facts serve me correctly, B&M didn't even install the launch.
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RE: Coaster Fans: Your Top 10 Favorite

Sat Aug 18, 2007 1:12 pm

1. Maverick (Cedar Point)
2. Magnum XL (Cedar)
3. Millennium Force (Point)
4. Top Thrill Dragster (America's Roller Coast  Wink )

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RE: Coaster Fans: Your Top 10 Favorite

Sat Aug 18, 2007 9:39 pm

Do you also like those Giant Drop/ Free Fall Tower things?
I'm not sure if I like them. I was on the one from Holiday Park, which sents you up slow and then you drop. This one is funny, it's outside.
And I've been at the one from Phantasia Land, which is inside and in the dark. It shoots you up, lets you drop a bit, shoots you up again, lets you drop completely.. First time it was fun, but since that I just wanted to get out. I think, I won't ride it again..
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RE: Coaster Fans: Your Top 10 Favorite

Sat Aug 18, 2007 11:54 pm

Quoting FlyDeltaJets87 (Thread starter):
5) Son of Beast- King's Island (though the loop has been removed. frown )

When did they remove the loop? I haven't been there for about 3 years and it was there then. If i'm not mistaken it was the only wooden coaster with a loop like that.

Quoting Piercey (Reply 7):
1. Maverick (Cedar Point)
2. Magnum XL (Cedar)
3. Millennium Force (Point)
4. Top Thrill Dragster (America's Roller Coast Wink )

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Ahh, how do I love living so close to Cedar Point..
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RE: Coaster Fans: Your Top 10 Favorite

Sun Aug 19, 2007 1:59 am

Quoting Dan2002 (Reply 9):
When did they remove the loop? I haven't been there for about 3 years and it was there then. If i'm not mistaken it was the only wooden coaster with a loop like that.

Recently. And yes, it was the only wooden coaster with a loop (though the loop was made from steel). When Son of Beast was first built, apparently the company used shoddy wood. PKI knew this from the beginning and did sue the company; I don't know how the lawsuit turned out. The heavy trains needed to complete the circuit put far too much stress on the support structure and the structure continued to weaken. Not too long ago, several riders were hospitalized with back-aches, and that's why it was shut down. The loop is being removed so lighter trains can be put on the track and still complete the run.

Quoting Wolverine (Reply 8):
I'm not sure if I like them. I was on the one from Holiday Park, which sents you up slow and then you drop. This one is funny, it's outside.

Odd you say that you find it funny it's outside. Most of these free-fall rides are outdoors. I've only been on one indoor one (Tower of Terror at Disney's MGM Studios) and that's similar to the one you described. However, the vast majority outdoors and are either a slow lift to the top and a straight free fall or a vertical launch from the loading station and eventually gravity takes over and you fall back down to earth (Far more fun)
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RE: Coaster Fans: Your Top 10 Favorite

Sun Aug 19, 2007 2:42 am

Quoting FlyDeltaJets87 (Reply 10):

Recently. And yes, it was the only wooden coaster with a loop (though the loop was made from steel). When Son of Beast was first built, apparently the company used shoddy wood. PKI knew this from the beginning and did sue the company; I don't know how the lawsuit turned out. The heavy trains needed to complete the circuit put far too much stress on the support structure and the structure continued to weaken. Not too long ago, several riders were hospitalized with back-aches, and that's why it was shut down. The loop is being removed so lighter trains can be put on the track and still complete the run.

I remember going there after it was first opened and that thing was broken down or roped off every 45 minutes it seemed. Glad I was able to ride it with the original loop intact.
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RE: Coaster Fans: Your Top 10 Favorite

Sun Aug 19, 2007 5:07 am

I'm a member of ACE, but I don't fit any of the stereotypes that go along with it. On with the list:

1. Apollo's Chariot--Busch Gardens Europe
2. Goliath--Six Flags Over Georgia
3. Superman Ride of Steel--Six Flags New England
4. Medusa--Six Flags Marine World (or Discovery Kingdom I guess it is now)
5. Deja Vu--Six Flags Over Georgia
6. Top Gun The Jet Coaster--Carowinds
7. Kraken--Sea World Orlando
8. Alpengeist--Busch Gardens Europe
9. The Incredible Hulk--Islands of Adventure
10. Dueling Dragons Ice--Islands of Adventure.
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RE: Coaster Fans: Your Top 10 Favorite

Sun Aug 19, 2007 6:22 am

1) Hulk Coaster - Islands of Adventure
2) G-Force - Old Town, Orlando
3) Traumatizer - Southport Pleasure Land, UK
4) Rock N Roller Coaster - MGM
5) Kraken - Sea World Orlando
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RE: Coaster Fans: Your Top 10 Favorite

Sun Aug 19, 2007 5:10 pm

Looks like no one on here has been to Six Flags Magic Mountain.
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RE: Coaster Fans: Your Top 10 Favorite

Mon Aug 20, 2007 12:47 pm

I haven't been to all those parks,

but Tatsu, Goliath, X and Riddlers Revenge.
Tatsu as it is tall, long, fast, and crazy hanging there...
Goliath is well just huge and fast
Riddlers Revenge... its a crazy coaster and you are standing up!

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Mon Aug 20, 2007 2:12 pm

I dont have much of a list...but i still cant get over the way goliath looks at six flags magic mountain..

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RE: Coaster Fans: Your Top 10 Favorite

Mon Aug 20, 2007 2:16 pm

Quoting ShannoninAMA (Reply 16):
I dont have much of a list...but i still cant get over the way goliath looks at six flags magic mountain..

Crazy how it loops over Colossus.
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RE: Coaster Fans: Your Top 10 Favorite

Tue Aug 21, 2007 1:20 am

Quoting N1120A (Reply 17):
Crazy how it loops over Colossus.

Indeed, and i hope that photo is a big case of "Perspective" as i know it had a huge drop..but thats just... eyepopping 
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RE: Coaster Fans: Your Top 10 Favorite

Tue Aug 21, 2007 4:04 am

Goliath all the way, best coaster ever made.
Tatsu isn't bad, the loop is mind blowingly amazing.
The riddler's revenge is a great coaster too, when the line isn't long.
Xcelerator, wow, I love the launch on that ride.
The large coaster at Disney's California Adventure is amusing, I like it, though it isn't one of the most intense  Sad
New York New York's coaster is somewhat fun too.

Roller Coaster's just aren't intense enough these days for me.
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RE: Coaster Fans: Your Top 10 Favorite

Tue Aug 21, 2007 6:41 am

Quoting FlyDeltaJets87 (Reply 6):
If my facts serve me correctly, B&M didn't even install the launch.

No, they didn't. B&M shies away from launched coasters because of their "perceived unreliability." So they contracted the tire launch out to another company. But that launch, plus the awesome ride of a B&M makes for a great experience.

I haven't been to SFOG since 1993, so it's almost a completely new park to me. I was last at BGE in 1987 and BGA in 2004, so I just missed Sheikra by a couple of years.

I plan on going to Dollywood because of their two new coasters, Thunderhead and Mystery Mine. I've also heard that Tennessee Tornado, one of Arrow's last coasters, though short, gives a smooth ride comparable to some B&M's of the era. I can't wait to see.

Voyage looks absolutely insane! I'm a great first drop kind of guy, and just watching videos of that first drop makes me want to get in my car for the four hour drive to ride it. I've heard great things about Raven and Legend, too.

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RE: Coaster Fans: Your Top 10 Favorite

Tue Aug 21, 2007 7:14 pm

On YouTube I found some Videos showing a ride on Kingda Ka.. I tried to imagine what it's like, but it doesn't work..
As far as I know, there is nothing that comes near in german parks.
How does it feel riding Kingda Ka?
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RE: Coaster Fans: Your Top 10 Favorite

Tue Aug 21, 2007 10:17 pm

Quoting Dl777lax (Reply 19):
Roller Coaster's just aren't intense enough these days for me.

And definitely not worth the long lines to ride them.
 
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RE: Coaster Fans: Your Top 10 Favorite

Tue Aug 21, 2007 11:07 pm

Quoting FlyDeltaJets87 (Thread starter):
1) Millennium Force- Cedar Point
2) Top-Thrill Dragster- Cedar Point



Quoting FlyDeltaJets87 (Thread starter):
4) Raptor- Cedar Point



Quoting FlyDeltaJets87 (Thread starter):
10) Magnum XL 200- Cedar Point



Quoting FlyDeltaJets87 (Thread starter):
Mantis- Cedar Point

...And I currently go to/reside at a university about 30 minutes west of Cedar Point. Oh, and I forgot, I get discounts on admission   

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RE: Coaster Fans: Your Top 10 Favorite

Wed Aug 22, 2007 12:18 am

Quoting N1120A (Reply 14):
Looks like no one on here has been to Six Flags Magic Mountain.

I really want to get there so I can ride X. Just looks so cool and unique.
I also want to get on Goliath, Colossus, Riddler's Revenge, and Superman plus a few others at the park. SFMM and Cedar Point are always going back and forth for who has the most coasters.

Quoting Wolverine (Reply 21):
How does it feel riding Kingda Ka?

I haven't been on Kingda Ka, but I have been on Top Thrill Dragster, which is almost the exact same thing, only 33 feet shorter and about 8 mph slower, and no bunny hop but the launch is incredible. 0 to 120 mph in 4 seconds. 420 feet straight up and then a 270 degree 400 foot drop. I'll be honest, you can't describe it.

Quoting N231YE (Reply 24):
And I currently go to/reside at a university about 30 minutes west of Cedar Point. Oh, and I forgot, I get discounts on admission

*Try to visualize me giving you the finger*  wink   silly 
I will be getting back up there next summer, especially since I can now buy a season pass for Carowinds and it will be good at Cedar Point and King's Island as well.  Smile

Quoting N1120A (Reply 17):
Crazy how it loops over Colossus.

I think it adds to the "cool" factor for Goliath, but it takes away some of the prestige of Colossus., but I do know Real Estate in Cali is expensive.

Quoting ShannoninAMA (Reply 18):
Indeed, and i hope that photo is a big case of "Perspective" as i know it had a huge drop..but thats just...

255 feet....*Yawn*.  wink 

Quoting HSVXJ (Reply 20):
BGA in 2004, so I just missed Sheikra by a couple of years

I haven't been on Sheikra since it went floorless back in June (my last ride was back in early May). But I do have a BGA Season Pass so I'll be making the trek over to Tampa to try it out.  biggrin 

Quoting ORFflyer (Reply 23):
And definitely not worth the long lines to ride them.

You just have to know which days of the week, which time of year, and even what time of day to go the amusement parks to avoid the long lines.

Quoting AsstChiefMark (Reply 22):

Leave it to Mark to find a way to post a train picture.  wink 
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RE: Coaster Fans: Your Top 10 Favorite

Wed Aug 22, 2007 12:21 am

Quoting Dl777lax (Reply 19):
New York New York's coaster is somewhat fun too.

Frose my arse off on that one!

The one at the place with all the NASCAR stuff is good fun as well!

Was going to go to magic mountain but was told that it was really awful in the weekends due to all the young teenagers pushing in and all that sort of thing so didnt go.

Superman at movieworld on the Gold Coast is great as well, not intense but good fun. The fast one at Knotts berry farm was pretty good, you go like 0-80mph in 2 seconds or something, thats the best feeling!!
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Wed Aug 22, 2007 12:58 am

That sounds as if Cedar Points is an alluring holiday destination for me...is there an international airport near by??

btw: May I point out that most spectacular coasters worldwide are designed in Germany by an engineer by the name of Werner Stengel from Bochum? This guy just keeps coming up with totally crazy ideas, though he is over 70 years old.
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RE: Coaster Fans: Your Top 10 Favorite

Wed Aug 22, 2007 1:06 am

Quoting Andreas (Reply 27):
That sounds as if Cedar Points is an alluring holiday destination for me...is there an international airport near by??

Depends on how you define "nearby". It's located about halfway between TOL (Toledo, OH) and CLE, appromixately 65 miles from each city center. It's about 120 miles from DTW and about 130 miles from CMH (Columbus, OH).
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RE: Coaster Fans: Your Top 10 Favorite

Wed Aug 22, 2007 1:14 am

Quoting Andreas (Reply 27):
btw: May I point out that most spectacular coasters worldwide are designed in Germany by an engineer by the name of Werner Stengel from Bochum? This guy just keeps coming up with totally crazy ideas, though he is over 70 years old.

If you're thinking of the same gentleman as I, I saw a TV show on this guy: he's terrified of riding on coasters, yet enjoys designing them to be more thrilling and modern. I believe that most of the top-rated coasters were designed by this man.
 
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RE: Coaster Fans: Your Top 10 Favorite

Wed Aug 22, 2007 3:11 am

I've been on many a ride before, but nothing (NOTHING) competes with this ride in terms of thrills, awesomeness, and just plain kicks ass (when the damn thing works!)

X (Six Flags Magic Mountain)

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RE: Coaster Fans: Your Top 10 Favorite

Wed Aug 22, 2007 4:13 am

I really don't get why X is so highly rated, its too short of a ride to really get any adrenaline pumping. Also, it usually has at least a two hour line. A lot of the times a lot more. Its an okay ride, but not worth the wait.
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Wed Aug 22, 2007 4:32 am

One coaster and one coaster alone...

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RE: Coaster Fans: Your Top 10 Favorite

Wed Aug 22, 2007 5:29 am

Quoting Daleaholic (Reply 13):
Looks like no one on here has been to Six Flags Magic Mountain.

I've been there eight years ago, they had a couple of nice roller coasters there, real fun!

Quoting Andreas (Reply 27):
That sounds as if Cedar Points is an alluring holiday destination for me...is there an international airport near by??

Cleveland maybe?

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RE: Coaster Fans: Your Top 10 Favorite

Wed Aug 22, 2007 5:31 pm

Quoting N231YE (Reply 29):
I believe that most of the top-rated coasters were designed by this man.

They are...worldwide!! Most of the real monsters are built by Swiss Intamin group, but the designs are nearly always by Werner Stengel, you can find his name on all the good websites on rollercoasting!

Afraid to ride himself? Not sure about that, I seem to remember from a TV portrait he's very fond to test his "babies" himself. Well anyway, may he still live many many years to come....and keep on designing MONSTER COASTERS!!
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RE: Coaster Fans: Your Top 10 Favorite

Thu Aug 23, 2007 8:57 am

Quoting DL777LAX (Reply 31):
I really don't get why X is so highly rated, its too short of a ride to really get any adrenaline pumping. Also, it usually has at least a two hour line. A lot of the times a lot more. Its an okay ride, but not worth the wait.

Because it brings a unique dimension that to my knowledge, no other coaster gives. I've never personally been on it, but there's no other ride like it and I really want to try it.
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Thu Aug 23, 2007 10:39 am

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RE: Coaster Fans: Your Top 10 Favorite

Thu Aug 23, 2007 11:16 am

Quoting Wolverine (Reply 21):
On YouTube I found some Videos showing a ride on Kingda Ka.. I tried to imagine what it's like, but it doesn't work..
As far as I know, there is nothing that comes near in german parks.
How does it feel riding Kingda Ka?

You get in your cart, you move slowly foward for a few second. Then stop.

You wait..wait...wait... look at the crowd below. Wait some more. You take one last gulp as you know *it's* coming.

Then the siren/alarm thing buzzes, and BAM. If you have your arms up, they get flung back. It was kind of hard to get them up with the harness on the ride.

If you manage to keep your eyes open (takes practice), you'll see you will be going up the climb faster than you can say Kingda Ka. At the top, you open your eyes, get the 'OH SHIT!' feeling, and then plummet down back to earth. The rest of the ride is worthless and boring.

Is it worth riding? Yes. Is it worth the 3+ hour line? Only if it's your first time. If not, no. I've been on it twice, probably won't go on it again unless the ride is less than a half hour.
 
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RE: Coaster Fans: Your Top 10 Favorite

Sun Aug 26, 2007 11:17 am

Quoting FlyDeltaJets87 (Reply 36):

I really don't get why X is so highly rated, its too short of a ride to really get any adrenaline pumping. Also, it usually has at least a two hour line. A lot of the times a lot more. Its an okay ride, but not worth the wait.

Because it brings a unique dimension that to my knowledge, no other coaster gives. I've never personally been on it, but there's no other ride like it and I really want to try it.

I've ridden it, and its just a gimmick, in my opinion. Its too gentle, and too short of a ride, with actual ride time with 30 seconds of thrill, if. Now, Tatsu, it has a huge loop, which is INTENSE. Its a great ride, Tatsu. X is just a few bumps here and there going backwards, you don't get a full appreciation for the speed at which your going at because the wind force isn't as great.

I guess not very many people share my opinion though because the lines are always huge for that thing.
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RE: Coaster Fans: Your Top 10 Favorite

Sun Aug 26, 2007 12:27 pm

Quoting Dl777lax (Reply 19):
Goliath all the way, best coaster ever made.

Then you should come try it's taller, faster brother.. The Titan.

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RE: Coaster Fans: Your Top 10 Favorite

Mon Aug 27, 2007 12:51 am

Quoting IFEMaster (Reply 32):
"XCelerator" at Knott's Berry Farm:

Short and Sweet! but a goodie. Wouldnt wait over an 1hr for it though!
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RE: Coaster Fans: Your Top 10 Favorite

Mon Aug 27, 2007 5:24 am

Quoting FlyDeltaJets87 (Reply 28):

Depends on how you define "nearby". It's located about halfway between TOL (Toledo, OH) and CLE, appromixately 65 miles from each city center. It's about 120 miles from DTW and about 130 miles from CMH (Columbus, OH).



Quoting Andreas (Reply 27):
That sounds as if Cedar Points is an alluring holiday destination for me...is there an international airport near by??

KCVG is literally spitting distance from the park.
 
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RE: Coaster Fans: Your Top 10 Favorite

Mon Aug 27, 2007 5:48 am

Quoting Ajd1992 (Reply 42):
KCVG is literally spitting distance from the park.

Are you thinking of King's Island instead of Cedar Point? (And even then, the airport is a haul from King's Island, as they're located diagonally from each other when looking at a map of the city).

Cincinnati is at the other end of the state (South side) while Cedar Point is located on the north end, along Lake Erie. Cincinnati is a good 4 hour drive from Cedar Point. I know. I made it last summer.
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RE: Coaster Fans: Your Top 10 Favorite

Mon Aug 27, 2007 10:04 am

Kids, these days...

Try a real roller coaster:

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RE: Coaster Fans: Your Top 10 Favorite

Mon Aug 27, 2007 10:23 am

Quoting Dl777lax (Reply 19):
The large coaster at Disney's California Adventure is amusing, I like it, though it isn't one of the most intense

I like the take-offs on that thing! Its what attracts me to it only.

Quoting IFEMaster (Reply 32):
"XCelerator" at Knott's Berry Farm:

Went on that in Dec 2002, I peed my pants after that! I thought I was gonna die! LOL!
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