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Old 08-12-06, 08:11 PM   #1
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Your favorite Amusement Park Ride?

List your favorite amusement/carnival/fair ride or attraction.

For me it's the Scream Machine located at Six Flags Over Georgia. Something about a throwback rollercoaster made of wood and rails.



As a child the Georgia Fair came to Lakewood Park in Atlanta. The Himalaya was scary. It was no so much the ride as the fact that the man on the contol lever seemed to be a wino who hated children. His intent was to spin you into a frenzy.

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Old 08-12-06, 08:41 PM   #2
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Well I don't visit fairs or carnivals anymore as the rides aren't that thrilling but the people that assemble and run them are f'ing frightening. Back in the day though I really loved the gravitron and the ********** (?) though that one was always a little tight on the privates.
I do enjoy theme park rides but unfortunately the thrill seeker in me is always disappointed. The rides never last long enough or go fast enough etcetera.
I hope to make it to six flags georgia soon and hopefully they'll have some worthwhile coasters.
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Old 08-12-06, 08:50 PM   #3
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RAGING BULLLLL at siz flags rocks. same with v2 and batman. batman has to be the funnest ride ever at night. i love six flags
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Old 08-12-06, 08:56 PM   #4
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The Mindbender.



Ride in the front with your hands up. I did this like 10 times in a row one day when the park was empty!

I pullin' g's!!!!
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Old 08-12-06, 09:02 PM   #5
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6 flags over Texas, the Texas Titan!! http://youtube.com/watch?v=Cv73DJF1e-c
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Old 08-13-06, 04:54 AM   #6
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I love the old wooden coasters too! But I hate a 'Wild Mouse', they scare the @@@@ out of me.
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Old 08-13-06, 06:00 AM   #7
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I like all corn dogs stands at any fairs!
ohh and the rides? humm.I love the haunted houses.
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Old 08-13-06, 06:06 AM   #8
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The Wildcat at Hersheypark. #2 would have to be The Phoenix at Knoebel's Grove in Pa.
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Old 08-13-06, 09:53 AM   #9
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The Batman @ Six Flags Great America
The Haunted Mansion @ Disney World
Space Mountain @ Disney World
After that any Roller Coaster
Except the Demon, The thing will beat the crap out of you. My neck hurt so bad after, never again
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King's Island: "The Beast"

It's as old as I am, and it's still an amazing ride. You owe it to yourself to do the first ride at night.

And yes, that is right in the middle of a 35 acre forest.


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that exas titan thing is almost exactly the same thing as the raging bull except for after the first drop it turns left not right. but otherwise exactly the same
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Old 08-13-06, 01:20 PM   #12
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http://www.joyrides.com/pki/beast1.htm

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Old 08-13-06, 01:31 PM   #13
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http://www.joyrides.com/pki/beast1.htm

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Looks fun

http://youtube.com/watch?v=BLbbnZYn5...elated&search=
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This is the one I wanna go on next!

Whistler Blackcomb Bike Park http://www.whistlerbike.com

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Old 08-13-06, 03:39 PM   #15
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Space Mountain, Disneyland. It's the part about it being in the dark that appeals to me.
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