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Prisoner_Number_Six Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-09-10 10:00 PM
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This Roller Coaster Will Make You Crap Your Pants
Note: If you decide to watch this the monitor spewage is your own problem.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hsnSL9mtKgg

Have fun!
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blue_roses_lib Donating Member (378 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-09-10 10:06 PM
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1. +1
Awesome!!!!!!! :thumbsup:
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asdjrocky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-09-10 10:09 PM
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2. That was cool. nt
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MiddleFingerMom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-09-10 10:16 PM
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3. Always on the cautious side...
.
...I avoided that catastrophe by crapping my pants before I watched
the video.
.
Oo's a good boy!?!?!?!?!
.
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XemaSab Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-09-10 10:22 PM
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4. .
:puke:
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RandomThoughts Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-09-10 10:22 PM
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5. UFO at 1:05
Edited on Fri Apr-09-10 10:22 PM by RandomThoughts
On a side note, is it CGI? Nobody in parking lot, and ground does not seem to fit a rollercoaster
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Prisoner_Number_Six Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-09-10 10:25 PM
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9. I saw that.
I thought it was something that flew off the lead car and shot up into the sky. :shrug:
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rug Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-09-10 10:23 PM
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6. Where is it?
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Prisoner_Number_Six Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-09-10 10:27 PM
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10. Here ya go
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rug Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-09-10 10:31 PM
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11. Thanks! It may be worth breaking my boycott.
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pokerfan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-10-10 01:55 AM
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15. I like coasters that feature lots of airtime
instead of the spin-n-puke aspects. One of my favorites is Goliath at Magic Mountain.

Here's a POV shot: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XqpowPCTBAM

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goliath_%28Six_Flags_Magic_Mountain%29

Drop: 255 ft
Length: 4,500 ft
Max speed: 85 mph
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hunter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-10-10 09:33 AM
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16. The maximum G-force on Goliath is reported to be 4.5
It's brutal.

Roller coaster manufacturers have dialed this number down in their newer designs, going more for the negative g forces and maximum speeds or sensations of speed.

"Record breaking" maximum g-forces are not advertised anymore because the g-forces in rides like Goliath are well past the point of comfort for most riders and an invitation to lawsuits.

Personally, I enjoyed Goliath, but not the segment where I weighed more than 800 pounds.
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pokerfan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-10-10 12:36 PM
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25. Yeah, that's helix towards the end
which frankly, I didn't find all that interesting. Negative gees and zero gees are much more fun.
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OhioChick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-10-10 11:56 AM
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20. You'd like the Millennium Force at Cedar Point....
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pokerfan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-10-10 12:42 PM
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26. I'm aware of it but haven't been to Ohio in years
I'm a bit of a coaster nut. I was a member of ACE for a number of years and have been to events and marathons. Drop towers are another favorite of mine, like this one:

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elocs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-10-10 05:57 PM
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34. I went on Millennium Force twice when I was at Cedar Point in 2001.
It was a long wait the first time, but the second time I got on it within minutes.
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OhioChick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-10-10 07:45 PM
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39. Then you missed the "Top Thrill Dragster" in 2003...
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Shell Beau Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-09-10 10:23 PM
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7. Good one, I may ride that one, but this one? Hell to the no!
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tango-tee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-10-10 09:49 AM
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17. Oh, this is so cool!
Ever since I was a little girl, I've been addicted to roller coaster rides. The wilder, the better. As a kid, I would stay in my seat, while Mom and Dad had to buy a new ticket. The only way they got me out was when I started puking after the fifth or sixth go-around and they had to carry me home.

These days, about fifty years later, there's DH standing at the gate, holding my purse, hoping all will go well (considering my age). And there I am, whirling around up there somewhere... Love it. Just love it.
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Shell Beau Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-10-10 06:53 PM
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35. I am a roller coaster freak!! But this one? This is where I draw the line, I believe.
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tango-tee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-10-10 11:11 PM
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42. With me it's more an age thing,
and if I were on that ride, I'm worried about my arthritic fingers holding on to something, anything in a vice-like grip and refusing to let go when it's all over!
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SeattleGirl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-10-10 12:14 PM
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21. My sister rode the X-Scream at the top of the Stratosphere
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Shell Beau Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-10-10 06:55 PM
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36. Yep, that one is also a negative for me.
I love love love rollercoasters, and that one would be fun really high up, but THAT high up? No thanks.
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MiddleFingerMom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-10-10 12:16 PM
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22. That Vegas ride...
.
...I wonder what percentage of people go back for a SECOND ride.
.
I would SO take a friend celebrating a birthday or a separation
from a jerk on that ride, hopefully with them being unaware of
exactly what it did. I'd go on with them and tell them that it
was just going to hang us over the edge for a little while --
phobically scary but not terrifying.
.
Afterwards... after they cooled down... like in a year or two...
I would point out just how glad they were to be ALIVE.
.
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Shell Beau Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-10-10 06:56 PM
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37. Yeah, if I rode it once (I'd have to be so drunk that I was unaware),
I'd say I did it, and I'd never do it again. Freaky freaky freaky.
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tango-tee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-10-10 11:17 PM
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43. What's weird is that DH was a paratrooper for ten years
but he flat-out refuses to get on a roller coaster. Go figure...
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GoCubsGo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-10-10 07:49 PM
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41. You couldn't pay me enough to go on that one.
Or, the X=Scream: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x4yNZiz_EZA

Or the dearly-departed "High Roller": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P3Zr-76tgnY&feature=related

I want to puke just looking at these videos.
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nickinSTL Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-09-10 10:23 PM
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8. eh - the video was ok
but, I think that's as close as I care to get.

Never been much for roller coasters. I think the last one I got on was a fairly small one that was in the dark - I didn't realize going in that it was going to be a roller coaster. That was probably in high school.

I don't particularly enjoy them, and never have.
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TreasonousBastard Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-09-10 11:12 PM
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12. The Intimidator is a badass, but you really want Kingda Ka, and...
I will not be responsible for your laundery bill by giving you a URL.
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skygazer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-10-10 01:26 AM
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13. Nice but too long
Roller coasters should be short, fast and wild so that the adrenaline is just pumping. When they get too long, they get boring. At least to me - I'm a roller coaster nut. That's the reason I really don't much care for Medusa at Six Flags Vallejo - looks intimidating as hell while you're waiting in line but it's just too damn long. You end up tapping your fingers and saying, "Yeah, yeah, let's get it over with already" about halfway through.

This is a great ride - not a great video but a lovely roller coaster, especially if you get the front seat so you're just hanging suspended and looking down waiting for it to start. Short and wild - love it. :)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_dXl_qXMVnU&feature=related
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pokerfan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-10-10 12:49 PM
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28. Ninja at SFMM is an interesting ride
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tango-tee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-10-10 01:47 PM
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31. That's what I like, too: All the way in the front!
And then woo-hoooooo!
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AwakeAtLast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-10-10 02:54 PM
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I'm not sure you would say that if you've ever ridden the Beast
That is one great coaster - an oldie but a goodie!
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AwakeAtLast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-10-10 02:54 PM
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33. Delete, dupe
Edited on Sat Apr-10-10 02:54 PM by AwakeAtLast
Don't know how that one happened! :blush:
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pokerfan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-11-10 12:56 AM
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44. I don't know about that
I've done marathons with the club where we've ridden three hours straight stopping only to change coasters. Five or six back-to-back loops then move to another coaster or perhaps a different seat. I'm not an inversion fan; they do nothing for me except maybe scramble my middle ear. There are lots of rides that can do that. I like the big drops, the sense of speed and the zero-gee hills. Those I can ride all day long. If I had access to a plane I'd fly parabolic arcs all day, just to get that little taste of zero gee.
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Richard Steele Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-10-10 01:45 AM
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14. Pfft. I'm old and I have a serious alcohol problem...I crapped my pants twice yesterday.
I got yer "roller coaster" right here, kids!

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tango-tee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-10-10 09:53 AM
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18. Cheers, buddy!
:toast:

Hey, how about buying stock in the makers of adult diapers? You get to crap as much as you want and MAKE MONEY while you're doing it!?
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Richard Steele Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-10-10 11:49 AM
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19. Liberte, egalitie, MERDE$$$?
:rofl:


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tango-tee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-10-10 12:20 PM
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24. Merde indeed.
Let's crap as much as we can for the good of the economy!

Ahem, I have the impression that we are about to derail a polite thread, my friend.
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Richard Steele Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-10-10 12:47 PM
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27.  I share your impression, Best I exit this thread exit with a polite "until next time"...K&R
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tango-tee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-10-10 01:43 PM
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29. How about you and I meet in an absolutely impolite thread some day soon!
We could have fun... :spank:
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Richard Steele Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-10-10 01:58 PM
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32. Sounds like a plan nm
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kimi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-10-10 12:19 PM
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23. I don't usually like roller-coasters
Figure that if I want the biggest thrill I'll take up sky-diving someday. But there was one that was different - I think it's at some park or other down near Williamsburg VA - it's a roller-coaster in the dark. To me, THAT was scary, not seeing where you were going, added to the gut-jumping and disorientation. Strangely, I really really liked it!
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Odin2005 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-10-10 01:47 PM
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30. That gave me the willies just watching that!
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slutticus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-10-10 07:42 PM
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38. Looks like some nice negative g's from that one
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Writer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-10-10 07:47 PM
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40. Wait - it's called the "Inseminator?"
Did I hear that right?
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