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hm lemme think. This is coasters only, I could never account for all the random flats and stuff. Even in approximate order ridden too!



Mystery Mine



Expedition Everest


KY Rumbler


El Toro


Runaway Train (Gillian's)

Shamu Express (Orlando)



Kingda Ka


Italian Job (PCW)

Crazy Mouse (MFI)

Mr Six's Pandemonium




Mummy (Orlando)











Boomerang (SFDL)


and I won't count home park stuff


I'll be with TPR riding Troy in a few weeks. I'll also be riding Kemah's coaster whenever it opens (which may be October at this point) and am probably going to try to visit Cedar Point so, yeah, Maverick.



oh, and Scott is saying Motor World's mouse opened in 2000, which is when I rode it, so yeah, another one...

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Hmm.. Lets see what I can find. I might have forgot a few... but here you go

And because im lazy this list is just from 98 on.



Griffon at Busch Gardens Europe (1 of just 2 new credits I got this year.. but more on that in 3 weeks )



Crossbow at Bowcraft Amusement Park

El Toro at Six Flags Great Adventure

Goliath at La Ronde

Italian Job Turbo Coaster at Kings Dominion (its opening day)

Kumali at Flamingo Land Theme Park & Zoo

Runaway Train at Gillian's Wonderland Pier

Runaway Train at Gulliver's Warrington

Speed Monster at TusenFryd

Speed: No Limits at Oakwood Theme Park

Stealth at Thorpe Park



Gold Rush Express at Six Gun City

Hades at Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park

Hydra the Revenge at Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom

Italian Job: Stunt Track at Kings Island

Mighty Mouse at Funtown Pier

Orient Express at Riverview Park & Waterworld

Pandemonium at Six Flags New England

Powder Keg: A Blast in the Wilderness at Silver Dollar City



BORG Assimilator at Carowinds

Volare at Wiener Prater



Canyon Blaster at Great Escape



Batman - The Dark Knight at Six Flags New England

Ricochet at Kings Dominion






Boulder Dash at Lake Compounce

Catwoman's Whip at Six Flags New England

Flashback ta Six Flags New England

Flying Unicorn at Universal Studios Islands of Adventure

Kraken at SeaWorld Orlando

Orient Express at Palace Playland

Superman - Ride Of Steel at Six Flags New England



Apollo's Chariot at Busch Gardens Europe

Ride of Steel at Darien Lake

Nightmare at Crack Axle Canyon at Great Escape



Alpine Bobsled at Great Escape

Journey to Atlantis at SeaWorld Orlando

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I'm counting Martin's Fantasy Island as my home park... I rode Silver Comet its opening year...


1991: Predator (DL)

Vortex (CW)


1994: Raptor (CP)


1995: Top Gun (CW)


1996: Mantis (CP)

Nightmare at Phantom Cave (DL)


1997: Mind Eraser (DL)


1999: The Fly (CW)


2005: Italian Job (CW)


2006: Speed (Oakwood)

Kumali (Flamingoland)

Stealth (Thorpe Park)

Speed Monster (Tusenfryd)


No 2007 coasters yet...

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Skull Mountain






Vapor Trail (Sesame Place)

Sea Serpant (Denos)

Chiller (kinda...I was at the Media Day, got on and was told I was too short 1/4 of an inch)



Medusa (SFGAv)

Roar Runner Railway (SFGAv)

Black Beards Lost Treasure Train (SFGAv)



N/A (I did go to SFHH at SFGAv though)



Nitro (SFGAv)






Superman Ultimate Flight (SFGAv)

Canyong Blaster (Great Escape)

Toboggan Nordique (La Ronde)






Kingda Ka (SFGAv)

Hydra (Dorney Park)



El Toro (SFGAv)

Eejanaika (Fujikyu Highlands)



Nothing yet!


-Dainan "Not too impressive" Rafferty

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1980 Corkscrew Alton Towers.

1983 Black Hole Alton Towers. Corkscrew Flamingoland. Flying Fish Thorpe Park.

1984 Klondike Old Mine Drayton Manor.

1988 Beast, Alton Mouse Alton Towers. Avalanche BPB.

1989 Missile American Adventure.

1990 Thunderlooper Alton Towers. Vampire Chessington WOA.

1991 Bullet Flamingoland. Ultimate Lightwater Valley.

1992 Runaway Mine Train, New Beast Alton Towers.

1993 Boomerang Pleasure Island.

1994 Nemesis Alton Towers. Shockwave Drayton Manor.

Pepsi Max Big One BPB.

1995 Twin Looper American Adventure. Diablo, Dragon Khan PortAventura.

1996 Megafobia Oakwood. X:\No Way Out Thorpe Park.

1997 Stampida, Tomahawk PortAventura. Jaguar Isla Magica. Tonnerre de Zeuz Parc Asterix.

1998 Oblivion Alton Towers. Rattlesnake Chessington WOA.

1999 Millenium Rollercoaster Fantasy Island. Traumatizer Pleasureland. Tornado P.A.M.

2000 Magnum Force Flamingoland. Magnus Colossus, Tren Bravo, Alucinakis Terra Mitica.

2001 Colossos Heide Park.

2002 Air Alton Towers. Jubilee Odyssey Fantasy Island. Colossus Thorpe Park. Batman La Fuega, Superman, Stuntfall, Coaster Express, Tom and Jerry Parque Warner Madrid.

2003 Nemesis Inferno Thorpe Park. Tizona Terra Mitica.

2004 Spinball Whizzer Alton Towers. Dragons Fury Chessington WOA.

2005 Rita Alton Towers. G Force Drayton Manor. Velocity Flamingland.

2006 Speed Oakwood. Kumali Flamingoland. Stealth Thorpe Park.

2007 Infusion BPB. Furius Baco PortAventura.[/u]

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Cedar Point


-Top Thrill Dragster

-Wicked Twister



Geauga Lake/Six Flags Ohio/Six Flags Worlds of Adventure

-Dominator/Batman Knight Flight

-Steel Venom/Superman Ultimate Escape




Busch Gardens Williamsburg/Europe



Busch Gardens Tampa/Africa



Animal Kingdom

-entire park

-Primeval Whirl

-Expedition Everest



-Mission SPACE


-Test Track


Magic Kingdom

-Stitch Encounter

-Buzzlighter Year


Disney MGM Studios


-Tower of Terror


Disney's California Adventure

-entire park


Knott's Berry Farm




Six Flags Magic Mountain




Universal Studios Hollywood



Universal Studios Orlando





Islands of Adventure

-entire park


Sea World Orlando


-Shamu Express


Sea World Texas

-Steel Eel

-Shamu Express


Six Flags over Texas



Six Flags over Georgia

-Superman Ultimate Flight



Six Flags over Mid America

-Batman the Ride

-Mr. Freeze

-Scooby Doo

-The Boss



-Big Spin

-Hurricane Harbor & Tornado



-Steel Venom

-Xtreme Swing







-Storm Runner


Kings Island

-Son of Beast

-Tomb Raider

-Italian Job


Kings Dominion

-Tomb Raider

-Italian Job




-Timberrr Tower


Silver Dollar City



-BuzzSaw Falls


-Great Expo

-Giant Swing


Worlds of Fun

-yes since 1985


Celebration City

-yes since it was born


Six Flags Great America

-Ragin' Bull

-Deja Vu


-Ragin' Cajun

-Hurricane Harbor


Holiday World


-Voyage & Thanksgiving


-Jungle Racers


-Liberty Launch





I think that is all, if I forgot some... oh well

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1985 - Beastie, Bush Beast (both Australia's Wonderland) - home park

1988 - Eureka Mountain Mine Ride (Dreamworld)

1992 - Flashback at Magic Mounatin

1994 - Batman the Ride at Magic Mountain

1995 - Big Dipper, Wild Mouse (both Luna Park Sydney) - home park

2001 - Deja Vu (SFMM), California Screamin', Mulholland Madness

2003 - Top Thrill Dragster, Scream (SFMM)

2004 - Storm Runner, Revenge of the Mummy (orlando)

2005 - Pandemonium, Silver Bullet (I guess this sort of is 2004)

2006 - El Toro, Tatsu


This year, should get: Maverick, Firehawk, SOB Mark 2 (if that counts)

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- Every ride at KI beginning with The Bat


- At HW, Legend & Voyage


- At CP, Magnum, Raptor, Millenium Force, Dragster


- At GL, X-Flight


- At BGW, Curse Of DarKastle


- At DW, Mystery Mine


...And by the end of this season I'll also have Maverick

and The Meteor (Little A-Merrick-A). There's probably a couple of others, but I can't remember for sure.

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1989 - Disney MGM Studios, most major attractions

1996 - Wild Izzy at BGW

1998 - It's Tough to be a Bug at Animal Kingdom

2006 - Runaway Train at Gillian's Wonderland Pier and Expedition Everest, Reese's Xtreme Cup Challenge


Home Park is Dorney, Hydra in 2005

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BGE is my home park. As for new rides in their first year . . .


Expedition Everest (Disney's Animal Kingdom)

Italian Job Stunt Coaster (Kings Dominion)

Kumali (Flamingoland--UK)

Speed: No Limits (Oakwood--UK)

Speed Monster (Tusenfryd--Norway)

Stealth (Thorpe Park--UK)

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Alton Towers--UK)


I think that's it for 2006-07. I've probably ridden quite a few Disneyland rides in their first season, too (I grew up in central California).

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Just the coasters ...



Maverick (CP)



The Voyage (HW)

Goliath (SFoG)

Stealth (Thorpe)

Speed (Oakwood)

Kentucky Rumbler (Beech Bend)

Kumali (Flamingoland)

Tatsu (SFMM)



SheiKra (BGT)

Kingda Ka (SFGAdv)

Hydra (Dorney)



Thunderhead (Dollywood)

Storm Runner (Hershey)

J2 (Clementon)

Silver Bullet (Knotts)

Steel Dragon (Waldameer)

Cheetah Chase (BGT)

Tomb Raider (Canada Wonderland)



Top Thrill Dragster (CP)

Scream (SFMM)

Superman Ultimate Flight (SFGAdv)



Wicked Twister (CP)

Primeval Whirl (Disney AK)



Phantom's Revenge (Kennywood)

X-Flight (Geauga Lake)

Hypersonic XLC (Kings Dominion)

Cheeta (Wild Adventures)



Kraken (Sea World Florida)

Flying Unicorn (IOA)



Exterminator (Kennywood)

Gwazi (BGT)



Mantis (CP)



Mean Streak (CP)

Steel Phantom (Kennywood)



Magnum XL200 (CP)



Thunderbolt Express (Camden Park)



Iron Dragon (CP)

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Penguin's Blizzard River (Six Flags America--at least I think it's new for this year)


I think it opened in '04 or '05, I rode it last year but I don't think it was new in '06


Here is my list:


1996- Mantis (Cedar Point)

2005- Italian Job Stunt Track (Kings Island)

2006- El Toro (Six Flags Great Adventure)


As for Home Parks:

2006- Italian Job Turbo Coaster (Kings Dominion)

2007- Griffon (Busch Gardens Europe)

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