What is your roller coaster count?
What is your home park?
Six Flags St Louis
What is the nearest big city?
What is your occupation?
Student/Bowling Alley Employee
About how many times a year do you visit a park (including your home park)?
About how many times a year do you travel to a park that is not your home park?
At least 1, Silver Dollar City
When you travel do you go primarily to amusement parks or do you also try and hit other sites?
Usually I don't hit up amusement parks on trips because I don't have time
What is the farthest you’ve traveled to go to an amusement park?
Either Louisville or Chicago
Does roller coaster time get in the way of family time? (Do you choose to miss your children’s or family’s sporting events, holidays, birthdays, etc…)
Do you have any other major hobbies?
Football, Wrestling, Baseball, Friends
Do you get feelings of sadness in the offseason? Do you even have an offseason? Do you travel during the offseason?
I hate the offseason, the weather, the closed down places where I like to go, my world revolves around school, etc.
Do you consider yourself friends with someone you met who works at an amusement park? (Or reverse it, if you work or worked and an amusement park have you made friends with enthusiasts?)
If I get to know them well yeah
Would it bother you to go to an amusement park by yourself?
In some ways yes, others no.
Have you gone to an amusement park by yourself? If so have you ever ran into another enthusiast and tagged along with them?
No and no
Do you find it easy to make friends with other enthusiasts?
How do you get your coaster news?
Screamscape, TPR, and Coaster Crazy.
How many different forum sites do you regularly post on?
If there was a poll that asked a large pool of enthusiasts what their favorite roller coaster is, what do you think would be the top 3 responses be for wood? And for steel?
Wood: El Toro, Viper, Ghostrider
Steel: Maverick, Expedition Ge Force, what WAS Superman: Ride of Steel
Same scenario but for amusement parks, what would be the top 3?
Cedar Point, Knoebels, Island of Adventure
Have you ever “stole a kid” to get a credit on a kiddie coaster?
No, that's just crazy desperate!
Do you cut other categories out of your budget to make trips to parks? (Entertainment, fast food, holidays, tobacco or alcohol, etc…)
No, but we're trying to save up for Cedar Point though.
Before you visit a new park do you research the park finding the best way to navigate the park, get the best deals, or what days to go?
Just what my top priorities to must ride and navigation.
Do you feel the roller coaster enthusiast community is a warm and accepting community, or a negative and discouraging community?
Do you like to talk about your hobby with people who are not roller coaster enthusiasts?