MattJackson wrote:Why does Dorney Park even bother with overflow queues on Steel Force? No one even likes it. Who designed it? It looks like an Arrow hyper, but they don't even do a job like that. It was good when it opened, but now, it is boring and lacks forces. Talon and Hydra, maybe, but if they demolish Steel Force for an Intamin or B&M hyper, then they would need overflows. Or better yet, a Rocket coaster with inversions like Storm Runner.
I loved Steel Force, even with the trims. It gave great airtime on every hill. Even a little better than Mamba. IMO, it was the best ride in the park.
That picture of Talon with a full queue is heart-breaking. I feel sorry for every single one of them. Wasting their days to ride a waste of space.
Back to the topic...
My favorites -
Raging Bull - looks long, but moves like no other.
Patriot - never too long, and very fast moving. Great views of the ride and of RipCord as well.
Disaster Transport - There! I said it! Granted, it's the worst queue in existence today, but when you catch it in the evening or on a cooler day, when no one cares about the air conditioning (which is the only reason people ride it to begin with), you can *almost* enjoy the theming, you get a walkon, and you realize that the ride itself is a lot of fun.
Skyhawk/Xtreme Swing - moves about every three minutes, but when it moves, it moves a long, LONG way.
My least favorites -
Spinning Dragons - Moves about every three minutes, making for a VERY long wait for a mediocre coaster. I'd rather wait for Timberland Twister.
American Eagle - what insane mind came up with the idea to have a queue that's longer than the track length of both sides put together? They at least need a shortcut through it all.
Great Bear - I never would have found the enterance had it not been for a bit of dumb luck.
maXair - moves SLOW. I know most of you would disagree, but it moves WAY slower than Skyhawk.