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What is your favorite launched roller coaster?  

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  1. 1. What is your favorite launched roller coaster?

    • Revenge of the Mummy - USF
      3
    • Revenge of the Mummy - USH
      0
    • Batman and Robin: The Chiller - Batman
      1
    • Batman and Robin: The Chiller - Robin
      0
    • Rock 'n' Roller Coaster
      4
    • Top Thrill Dragster
      18
    • Kingda Ka
      3
    • Storm Runner
      11
    • XLR8R
      8
    • Rita: Queen of Speed
      0
    • Rita: Queen of Speed
      0
    • Incredible Hulk Coaster
      10
    • Other
      26


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I'm sorry, but it's sacrilege not to have Macerick on this this. I refuse to participate and put Maverick under other

 

 

But seriously

 

 

This poll is from 2005, two years before maverick opened.

 

Oops! Thanks for that. I didn't even catch the date of the post. I jus figured it was posted recently and didn't put it together that it may be an old post that was bumped up.

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I haven't been on too many launched coasters, but I put down Storm Runner as it is a fantatstic ride. TTD is good too. Other noteworthy ones after 2005 that I have ridden are Maverick and Thunderbird

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I assume XLR8R is Xcelerator.

 

Hydraulic launches are always better than electromagnetic and Montezooma's Revenge is my favorite launched coaster, even over Xcelerator at the same park, which I also love. 0-55 in 4.5 seconds may be slower than the 0-82 in 2.3 seconds but the intensity of the actual takeoff is second to none.

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This question varries for me because there are elements on multiple launched coasters I enjoy. .

 

I Volcano, I love how surprising, and thrilling the blast comes. It doesn't have to stop for the launch, and yet the suspense is very intimidating.

 

I also really like Rock N' Rollercoaster, but as for the ride it feels quite similar to the Premier LIM coasters such as Flight of Fear/JokersJinx. But I like all of those.

 

The Mummy I think is the most fun I have on a launched coaster, that or Storm Runner. They're both just really fun, even though Storm Runner is real short. These are the ones I probably marathon the most.

 

I think my overall favourite is Cheetah Hunt only for the great balance between duration-time, and thrills. It's a long ride that is really fun, yet thrilling as well. Even if it's not too intense.

 

These are based on the ones I've ridden.

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