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  1. Of course Dragons was still a good ride even after it stopped dueling, but at this point it’s long gone. Obviously Hagrid’s is not a mind-blowingly intense coaster, but I enjoy Harry Potter and they pack a lot in to the ride experience, so I cant wait to check it out. However, I am more looking forward to the new Jurassic coaster. IOA will have two new Intamin coasters right next door to each other, offering very different ride experiences. The Jurassic coaster likely could exceed the intensity of Dragons, so I’m really not complaining much about the departure of Dragons at this point.
  2. Amazing material with the Lightning Run photos. Great faces on a great looking coaster. You captures some great moments. In the first two pictures, it looks like Butthead (from Beavis and Butthead) is riding in the front.
  3. The ride sounds great, basically an updated Cyclone Sam’s (at Worlds of Fun) to me...more importantly, how did GRID sound? Come on, stop letting yourself down. There will be screen projections and Grid will be in it. It's not my fault I'm attracted to some skull robot thing just because his voice is hot and I consider what he does to Cyborg pretty... let's not go there. Anyway, sign went up. And commence my Grid fangirling in 3... 2... 1! OMG GRID GRID GRID GRID...
  4. You take beautiful shots of coasters, but you get the best rider reaction photos. The more terrified, the better. Your second picture from Legoland cracks me up’
  5. X2 for October. I had never ridden it before and it really blew me away. Honorable mention goes to I-305, but the experience of X2 has yet to wear off.
  6. I was told you can take beer anywhere except Planet Snoopy. I am not sure if you will be able to take the beer in lines for rides, though. There are several places that sell beer, especially near the front of the park.
  7. I think it's that part of Virginia. Kids are running around with some pretty wild haircuts, which are usually greasy and some shade of green or blue.
  8. I may agree that the hill before the mid-course had the strongest air on the ride. It really caught me off guard on my first ride, which was in the back row. The first drop in the back is one of the best drops out there.
  9. Apocalypse is front row only for me. Every other row is just too rough.
  10. I'm just going to break this up by the park(s): Busch Gardens Tampa - Montu, Gwazi, and Sheikra Cedar Point - Valravn and Steel Vengeance Kings Dominion - Twisted Timbers Silver Dollar City - Buzzsaw Falls, Wildfire, Powder Keg, Grand Exposition Coaster, and Outlaw Run Six Flags Great Adventure - The Joker Six Flags Great America - The Joker Six Flags over Texas - New Texas Giant Universal Orlando - Dueling Dragons, Woody the Woodpecker, Flight of the Hippogriff, and Rock it! Walt Disney World - Barnstormer, Rock N Rollercoaster, and Everest Worlds of Fun - Wacky Worm in 1993, whi
  11. I find that interesting, since it was actually my least favorite part of the ride. Maybe it's just that every other RMC hybrid coaster has similar hills, or that Steel Vengeance already had plenty of ejector air on every hill before that, or maybe I just laughed and screamed so much along the way that I ran out of steam, but I felt like the final stretch of bunny hills was a bit overkill. Another inversion, some zia-zags, or even floater hills would have been a nice touch, in my opinion.
  12. Could you describe the restraint check? Cedar Point always seems to know the best way to operate their rides, I'm curious how they do it differently than other parks with an RMC. It isn't any different than other RMCs I've ridden, but they do hustle. I think SteVeUrkle is referring to the rider-facing screen in the station showing which restraints have been locked, which is also featured on Twisted Timbers.
  13. After seeing that video, I'm more excited for Cyborg Spin. It makes me think of Westworld..."Have you ever seen anything so full of splendor?" It looks intense and it is sure to give some weird sensations, and while Great Adventure lacks two of my favorite flats (S&S Screamin Swings and Giant Frisbees), Cyborg Spin looks like it could be up there. I do not envy those of you who get sick on rides. Also, I'm glad some of you know your limits...unlike the kid who barfed on my feet in the bathroom near Body Wars at Epcot when I was 6.
  14. I've seen this reported in a few places but I mean, let me get this straight... The ride broke down yesterday. They dumped the queue, they said it wouldn't reopen and they gave everyone vouchers. Then they fixed it after the park closed and tested 2 trains. Then they knew well in advance that despite the fact that they supposedly fixed it last night they wouldn't have it open for early entry after it was broken yesterday afternoon so they had the Magnum crew come in early and open up for Early Entry (though Steel Vengeance did end up opening up faster than they thought it would). That
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