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First Coaster - Wild Kitty @Frontier City

First Steel Coaster - Thunderation @ SDC

First Woodie - Texas Giant @ SFOT

First 100 ft coaster - Texas Giant @ SFOT

First 200 ft coaster - SheiKra @ BGT

First 300 ft coaster - Millennium Force @ Cedar Point

First 400 ft coaster - Top Thrill Dragster @ Cedar Point

First looping coaster - Flashback @ SFOT

First B&M - Wildfire @ SDC

First Intamin - La Vibrator @ SFOT

First GCI - Ozark Wildcat @ Celebration City

First B&M Invert - Batman @ SFOT

First Hyper - Magnum @ Cedar Point

First Spinning Coaster - Pandemonium @ SFOT

First Wild Mouse - Primeval Whirl @ Disney's Animal Kingdom

First Launched coaster - Powederkeg @ SDC

First Flyer - Superman Ultimate Flight @ Six Flags Great Adventure

First Wing Rider - Gatekeeper @ Cedar Point

First Racing/Dueling - Dueling Dragons @ Islands Of Adventure

First Boomerang - Flashback @ SFOT

First Floorless - Kraken @ SeaWorld Orlando

First Dive Machine - SheiKra @ BGT

First Standup - Georgia Scorcher @ SFOG

First Premier - Revenge Of The Mummy @ USO

First Schwarzkopf - Silver bullet @ Frontier City

First Arrow - Thunderation @ SDC

First Vekoma - Flashback @ SFOT

First CCI - The Boss @ SFStL

First Mack - Journey to Atlantis @ SeaWorld Orlando

First Gerstlauer - Pandemonium @ SFOT

First RMC - New Texas Giant @ SFOT

First Gravity Group - Boardwalk Bullet @ Kemah Boardwalk

First Drop Tower - Texas Cliffhanger @ SFOT

First Woodie with Inversions- Outlaw Run @ SDC

 

Favorite - Top Thrill Dragster @ Cedar Point

Favorite Steel - Top Thrill Dragster @ Cedar Point

Favorite Woodie - Lightning Rod @ Dollywood

Favorite 100 ft coaster - Maverick @ Cedar Point

Favorite 200 ft coaster - Diamondback @ Kings Island

Favorite 300 ft coaster - Millennium Force @ Cedar Point

Favorite looping coaster - Dominator @ Kings Dominion

Favorite B&M - Diamondback @ Kings Island

Favorite Intamin - Top Thrill Dragster @ Cedar Point

Favorite GCI - InvadR @ BGW

Favorite BM Invert - Raptor @ Cedar Point

Favorite Spinning Coaster - Pandemonium @ SFOT

Favorite Wild Mouse - Dark Knight @ Six Flags Great Adventure

Favorite Launched coaster - Top Thrill Dragster @ Cedar Point

Favorite Flyer - Firehawk @ Kings Island

Favorite Wing Rider - Gatekeeper @ Cedar Point

Favorite Floorless - Rougarou @ Cedar Point

Favorite Standup - Georgia Scorcher @ SFOG

Favorite Dive Machine - Griffon @ BGW

Favorite Premier - Revenge Of The Mummy @ USO

Favorite Schwarzkopf - Shockwave @ SFOT

Favorite Arrow - Magnum XL-200 @ Cedar Point

Favorite Vekoma - Firehawk @ Kings Island

Favorite CCI - The Boss @ SFSTL

Favorite Mack - Dark Knight @ Six Flags Great Adventure

Favorite Gerstlauer - Iron Shark @ Galveston Island Pleasure Pier

Favorite Drop Tower - Zumanjaro: Drop Of Doom @ Six Flags Great Adventure

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First coaster - Probably a kiddie coaster at Wild Adventures (They used to have more than one), My first thrilling coaster was Cheetah. Favorite - TTD

First steel coaster- Same as above, Favorite - TTD

First Woodie- Cheetah, Favorite - Lightning Rod

First 100+ ft coaster - Twisted Typhoon, Favorite 100-200ft - Maverick

First 200+ ft coaster - Millennium Force, Favorite 200-300ft - Griffon

First 300+ ft coaster - Millennium Force, Favorite 300-400ft- Milennium Force

First inverting coaster- Twisted Typhoon, Favorite - Maverick

First B&M- Superman Krypton Coaster, Favorite - Afterburn (yes, I have ridden Fury.)

First Intamin- Millennuim Force, Favorite - TTD

First GCI- Thunderhead, Favorite - Thunderhead

First B&M invert- Goliath, Favorite- Afterburn

First Launched coaster- Poltergeist, Favorite - TTD

First Standup- Vortex (Carowinds), Favorite - Georgia Scorcher

First Flyer- Superman Ultimate Flight (SFOG), Favorite - Same

First RMC - Iron Rattler, Favorite - Lightning Rod

First B&M Hyper - Goliath (SFOG), Favorite - Apollo's Chariot

First Arrow - Road Runner Express, Favorite - Magnum XL-200

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First coaster - Predator @ Darien Lake, Favorite- Superman Ultimate Flight @ SFGA

First steel coaster- Boomerang @ Darien Lake, Favorite- Joker @ SFNE

First Woodie- Predator @ Darien Lake, Favorite- Blue Streak @ CP

First 100 ft coaster- Boomerang @ Darien Lake, Favorite- Rougarou @ CP

First 200 ft coaster- Ride of Steel @ Darien Lake, Favorite- Magnum XL-200 @ CP

First looping coaster- Boomerang @ Darien Lake, Favorite- Rougarou @ CP

First B&M- Raptor @ CP, Favorite- Gatekeeper @ CP

First Intamin- Ride of Steel @ Darien Lake, Favorite- Millennium Force @ CP

First B&M invert- Raptor @ CP, Favorite- Raptor @ CP

First Launched coaster- Motocoaster @ Darien Lake, Favorite- TTD @ CP

First RMC- Wicked Cyclone @ SFNE, Favorite- Goliath @ SFGA

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First coaster- Beastie @ Kings Island Favorite- Maverick @ CP

First steel coaster- Vortex @ Kings Island Favorite- Maverick @ CP

First woodie- Beastie @ Kings Island Favorite- Beast @ Kings Island

First 100ft - Beast @ Kings Island Favorite - Maverick @ CP

First 200ft+ - Magnum XL200 @ CP Favorite - Fury 325 @ Carowinds

First B&M - Raptor @ CP Favorite - Fury 325 @ carowinds

First coaster w/ inversions - Vortex @ Kings Island Favorite - Maverick @ CP

First Intamin - millenium Force @ Cp Favorite - maverick @cp

First B&m invert - Raptor @CP Favorite - Banshee @ Kings Island

First RMC - Outlaw Run @ SDC Favorite - Outlaw Run @ SDC

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List got a few updates since the first time this thread appeared:

 

First coaster: Space Mountain (DLR)

First steel: See above

First woodie: GhostRider

First indoor: See first two

First 100+ foot coaster: GhostRider (full circuit), Montezooma's Revenge (shuttle)

First 200+ foot coaster: Goliath (SFMM)

First looper: Monte (or Windjammer, did both when I hit 48")

First B&M: Batman (SFMM)

First Intamin: Cali Screamin'

First GCI: Apocalypse (SFMM)

First Togo: Windjammer

First Schwarzkopf: Monte

First Mack: Technic Coaster (Legoland CA)

First Gerstlauer: Coastersaurus (Legoland CA)

First invert: Batman (SFMM)

First launched: Monte

First standup: Riddler's Revenge

First flyer: Flying Coaster (Elitch Gardens)

First dive: Dive Coaster (Chimelong Paradise)

First spinner: Some spinning mouse at a fair somewhere

First suspended: Ninja (SFMM)

First 4D: X

First drop tower: Parachutes at Knott's if those count, otherwise Woodstock's Airmail

 

Favorite coaster: Maverick

Favorite steel: See above

Favorite wood: GhostRider

Favorite indoor: Space Mountain (WDW)

Favorite 100+ foot: Maverick

Favorite 200+ foot: Millennium Force

Favorite looper: Maverick

Favorite B&M: Kumba

Favorite Intamin: Maverick

Favorite GCI: Wodan

Favorite Togo: Bandit

Favorite Schwarzkopf: Olympia Looping

Favorite Mack: Blue Fire

Favorite Gerstlauer: Takabisha

Favorite invert: Montu

Favorite launched: By launch, Dodonpa; by overall ride, Maverick

Favorite standup: Riddler's Revenge

Favorite flyer: Flying Dinosaur

Favorite dive: Sheikra

Favorite spinner: Euro Mir if it counts, otherwise Winjas Fear

Favorite suspended: Ninja (SFMM)

Favorite 4D: Eejanaika

Favorite drop tower: Tower of Terror (WDW)

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I might be bumping this thread a bit, but better than starting a new thread and getting locked, right?

 

First Coaster - Grizzly at CGA (when it was a Paramount park)

First Steel Coaster - Tidal Wave at CGA

First Woodie - Grizzly at CGA

First 100 ft coaster - Tidal Wave (was called Greezed Lightnin' for the last few years of operation. RIP )

First 200 ft coaster - X2

First 300 ft coaster - Ha... ha...

First 400 ft coaster - Superman: Escape From Krypton

First looping coaster - Greased Lightnin' at CGA

First B&M - Either Vortex and Flight Deck, sometimes in the 90s

First Intamin - Green Slime Mine Car

First GCI - Roar at SFDK

First B&M Invert - Top Gun

First Hyper - Goliath at SFMM (if you don't include X2)

First Spinning Coaster - Pandemonium at SFDK

First Wild Mouse - Psycho Mouse at CGA

First Launched coaster - Tidal Wave

First Flyer - Stealth at CGA

First Wing Rider - Wing Rider? In California? Ha! Good one!

First Racing/Dueling - Superman: Escape from Krypton (closest thing)

First Boomerang - Invertigo at CGA

First Floorless - Medusa at SFDK

First Dive Machine - Will be HangTime (if you consider that a Dive Machine)

First Standup - Riddler's Revenge

First Premier - Superman Ultimate Flight at SFDK

First Schwarzkopf - Greezed Lightnin' at CGA

First Arrow - Demon at CGA

First Vekoma - Invertigo at CGA

First CCI - GhostRider

First Mack - Coast Rider

First Gerstlauer - Pandemonium at SFDK

First RMC - Twisted Colossus

First Gravity Group - ... ... ...

First Drop Tower - Drop Tower: Scream Zone at CGA

First Woodie with Inversions- ... ... ...

 

Favorite - X2

Favorite Steel - X2

Favorite Woodie - Gold Striker

Favorite 100 ft coaster - Gold Striker

Favorite 200 ft coaster - X2

Favorite 300 ft coaster - ... ... ...

Favorite looping coaster - X2

Favorite B&M - Tatsu, I guess

Favorite Intamin - Xcelerator

Favorite GCI - Gold Striker

Favorite B&M Invert - Batman The Ride (it really surprised me. Flight Deck at CGA is incredible though)

Favorite Spinning Coaster - Sierra Sidewinder

Favorite Wild Mouse - Psycho Mouse

Favorite Launched Coaster - Xcelerator

Favorite Flyer - Tatsu

Favorite Wing Rider - ... ... ...

Favorite Floorless - Medusa

Favorite Standup - Riddler's Revenge

Favorite Dive Machine - ... ... ...

Favorite Premier - Superman Ultimate Flight

Favorite Schwarzkopf - Greezed Lightnin'/Montezooma's Revenge. Honorable Mention - Zonga

Favorite Arrow - X2

Favorite Vekoma - Stealth (now Nighthawk; that's right, it was actually good when it was in California!)

Favorite CCI - Ghostrider

Favorite Mack - Sierra Sidewinder

Favorite Gerstlauer - Pandemonium from SFDK, soon to be HangTime

Favorite Drop Tower - Lex Luthor: Drop of Doom

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[updates in bold]

 

First Coaster - Scooby Doo (Woodstock Express) @ Carowinds

First Steel Coaster - Carolina Goldrusher @ Carowinds

First Woodie - Scooby Doo (Woodstock Express) @ Carowinds

First 100 ft coaster - Loch Ness Monster @ BGW

First 200 ft coaster - SheiKra @ BGT

First 300 ft coaster - Fury 325 @ Carowinds

First 400 ft coaster- Top Thrill Dragster @ CP

First looping coaster - Carolina Cyclone @ Carowinds

First B&M - Vortex @ Carowinds

First Intamin - Volcano @ KD

First RMC- Steel Vengeance

First Chance- Lightning Run @ KK

First GCI - Gwazi (Tiger) @ BGT (RIP)

First B&M Invert - Alpengeist @ BGW

First Hyper - Apollo's Chariot @ BGW

First Spinning Coaster - Cobra's Curse @ BGT

First Wild Mouse - Wild Maus @ BGW (now at BGT)

First Launched coaster - Flight Of Fear @ KD

First Standup - Vortex @ Carowinds

First Dive Machine - SheiKra @ BGT

First Flyer - SF:UF @ SFOG

First Floorless - Kraken @ SWO

First Wing Rider - Wild Eagle @ Dollywood

First Racing/Dueling - Thunder Road @ Carowinds (RIP)

First Bobsled - Avalanche @ KD

First Boomerang - Boomerang @ Wild Adventures

First Premier - Flight Of Fear @ KD

First Schwarzkopf - Viper @ SFOG (RIP)

First Arrow - Carolina Goldrusher @ Carowinds

First Vekoma - Ninja (Blue Hawk) @ SFOG

First CCI - Cheetah @ WIld Adventures

First Mack - Wild Maus @ BGW (now at BGT)

First Gerstlauer - Mystery Mine @ Dollywood

First Maurer Sohne - Go Bananas! @ Wild Adventures

First Togo - Shockwave @ KD (RIP)

First Suspended - Big Bad Wolf @ BGW (RIP)

First Eurofighter - Mystery Mine @ Dollywood

First Zierer - Air Grover @ BGT

First Drop Tower - Drop Zone (Drop Tower) @ Carowinds

First Woodie with Inversions- Mine Blower @ Fun Spot America Kissimmee

First Mountain Alpine Coaster- Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster

 

 

Favorite - Steel Vengeance @ CP

Favorite Steel - Steel Vengeance @ CP

Favorite Woodie - Beast @ KI

Favorite 100 ft coaster - Maverick @ CP

Favorite 200 ft coaster - Steel Vengeance @ CP

Favorite 300 ft coaster - Fury 325 @ Carowinds

Favorite looping coaster - Steel Vengeance @ CP

Favorite B&M - Fury 325 @ Carowinds

Favorite Intamin - Maverick @ CP

Favorite RMC- Steel Vengeance @ CP

Favorite GCI - Mystic Timbers @ KI

Favorite Hyper - Mako @ SWO

Favorite BM Invert - Montu @ BGT

Favorite Spinning Coaster - Cobra's Curse @ BGT

Favorite Wild Mouse - Go Banana's @ Wild Adventures

Favorite Launched coaster - Maverick @ CP

Favorite Stand Up coaster - Georgia Scorcher @ SFOG

Favorite Dive Machine - Valravn @ CP

Favorite Flyer - Manta @ SWO

Favorite Floorless - Kraken @ SWO

Favorite Wing Rider - Gatekeeper @ CP

Favorite Premier - Flight If Fear @ KD

Favorite Schwarzkopf - Mind Bender @ SFOG

Favorite Arrow - Loch Ness Monster @ BGW

Favorite Vekoma - Expedition Everest @ Disney's Animal Kingdom

Favorite CCI - Cheetah @ Wild Adventures

Favorite Chance- Lightning Run @ KK

Favorite Mack - Cobra's Curse @ BGT

Favorite Gerstlauer - Mystery Mine @ Dollywood

Favorite Maurer Sohne - Go Bananas! @ Wild Adventures

Favorite Togo - Shockwave @ DK (RIP)

Favorite Suspended - Big Bad Wolf @ BGW (RIP)

Favorite Eurofigher - Mystery Mine @ Dollywood

Favorite Zierer - Shamu Express @ SWO

Favorite Drop Tower - Falcon's Fury @ BGT

Favorite Mountain Alpine Coaster- Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster

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