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^ Out of curiosity with the topic, where does Legend rank for you now with the new track and where does Thunderbird rank in comparison with the other B&M Wings?

Oh man, that's waaaaay too much thought to put into it. They both rank "somewhere in the middle" and that's all I've got! lol


Honestly, I don't take my own rankings that seriously. I basically vote like this:


1. Coasters I really like

2. Coasters I really hate

3. The rest of them


Voyage falls into category #2, Raven falls into category #1, and the others you mentioned are "the rest of them."'


I've never been one to sit there and dissect a roller coaster into vast pieces of minutia. I ride them and scream like a little girl. Haven't you ever seen our videos???



EDIT: I didn't even know Legend had 'new track' and if I rode it again, I probably wouldn't even notice...

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I didn't even know Legend had 'new track' and if I rode it again, I probably wouldn't even notice...

I guess that goes to show how well Holiday World takes care of their coasters

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And with that in mind, let's look at some completely worthless top 10 lists!


Top 10 Coasters Themed to Animals


1. El Toro - Six Flags Great Adventure (bull)

2. Soaring With Dragon - Hefei Wanda Theme Park (dragon)

3. Fury 325 - Carowinds (insect)

4. Phoenix - Knoebels (phoenix)

5. Flying Dinosaur - Universal Studios Japan (pterodactyl)

6. Nemesis - Alton Towers (monster)

7. Storm Runner - Hersheypark (horse)

8. Velociraptor - IMG Worlds of Adventure (velociraptor)

9. Diamondback - Kings Island (laser snake horse on fire)

10. Tatsu - Six Flags Magic Mountain (dragon)


Top 10 Coasters With Car-shaped Trains


1. Lightning Rod - Dollywood

2. Twisted Timbers - Kings Dominion

3. Intimidator 305 - Kings Dominion

4. Twisted Cyclone - Six Flags Over Georgia

5. RailBlazer - California's Great America

6. New Texas Giant - Six Flags Over Texas

7. iSpeed - Mirabilandia

8. Top Thrill Dragster - Cedar Point

9. Tron Lightcycle Power Run - Shanghai Disneyland

10. Big Grizzly Mountain Runaway Mine Cars - Hong Kong Disneyland


Top 10 Coasters With Non-English Names in English-native Parks


1. Montu - Busch Gardens Tampa

2. Kumba - Busch Gardens Tampa

3. Tatsu - Six Flags Magic Mountain

4. Mako - SeaWorld Orlando

5. Leviathan - Canada's Wonderland

6. SheiKra - Busch Gardens Tampa

7. Kingda Ka - Six Flags Great Adventure

8. Griffon - Busch Gardens Williamsburg

9. Alpengeist - Busch Gardens Williamsburg

10. Valravn - Cedar Point


Top 10 Coasters Themed to Dog Farting


1. Hundeprutten - BonBon Land

2. Hundeprutten - BonBon Land

3. Hundeprutten - BonBon Land

4. Hundeprutten - BonBon Land

5. Hundeprutten - BonBon Land

6. Hundeprutten - BonBon Land

7. Hundeprutten - BonBon Land

8. Hundeprutten - BonBon Land

9. Hundeprutten - BonBon Land

10. Hundeprutten - BonBon Land


Top 10 Coasters With The Word "Coaster" In Their Native Names


1. Medusa Steel Coaster - Six Flags Mexico

2. DC Rivals Hypercoaster - Warner Bros. Movie World

3. Wonder Woman Golden Lasso Coaster - Six Flags Fiesta Texas

4. Lech Coaster - Legendia

5. Coaster - Playland (at the PNE)

6. Blue Fire Megacoaster - Europa Park

7. Superman Krypton Coaster - Six Flags Fiesta Texas

8. Wodan Timbur Coaster - Europa Park

9. Incredicoaster - Disney's California Adventure

10. Phobia Phear Coaster - Lake Compounce

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Time hop reminded me that my last visit to Holiday World was 5 years ago today!


I still think highly of Voyage but it's been 5 years since my last visit and I know the wishy washy reputation, it's still a top wooden coaster on the poll. HW does the best they can to take care of the coaster (remember Timberliners?) but I wonder when they might take different actions to preserve the Voyage

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^ I hadn't ridden The Voyage before last year so I can't speak about the past but it was running really good during Holiwood Nights last year. It's still not butter smooth but it was the smoothest of the three woodies I rode there and I loved the layout through the woods. Raven was a bit rough but it had a great layout and was still fun so I forgave it, although I liked Legend better it. Maybe if the Voyage gets rough again they could put RMC topper track on it but I personally don't wish for the layout to be altered too much. Now if Holiday World wants put a custom RMC through the woods I would totally be on board with that. I think Holiday World would be great for a terrian RMC Raptor that goes through the woods as they could use another steel coaster.


Anyways here are my top 10 woodie rankings:


1. Phoenix - Knoebels (#12 overall)

2. El Toro - SF Great Adventure (#13 overall)

3. The Voyage - Holiday World (#17 overall)

4. GhostRider - Knott's Berry Farm (#33 overall)

5. Mystic Timbers - Kings Island (#37 overall)

6. The Legend - Holiday World (#39 overall)

7. Thunderbolt - Kennywood (#44 overall)

8. Ravine Flyer II - Waldameer (#46 overall)

9. Gold Striker - CA Great America (#48 overall)

10. Lightning Racer - Hersheypark (#55 overall)




20. Raven - Holiday World (out of 40 woodies ranked)


I'm sure my rankings will change a bit after visiting Europe this July.

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