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by illinois
Sun Jul 21, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: 321 contact segment about coasters
Replies: 2
Views: 1067

Re: 321 contact segment about coasters

That's Ron Toomer in that video talking about the coaster design. Wonder if this was right before the Bat at KI and its issues.
by illinois
Tue Jun 13, 2017 11:12 am
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: The First Drop Ride
Replies: 2
Views: 3218

Re: The First Drop Ride

Of course one has to wonder how much vodka was involved. Shot
by illinois
Wed May 11, 2016 11:29 am
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: LA Times article
Replies: 0
Views: 3967

LA Times article

Thought you might enjoy this, it was pretty well written and accurate, which is rare for journalists. I'll give credit to the enthusiast from whom they got a lot of the info.

http://www.latimes.com/travel/themepark ... story.html
by illinois
Sat May 07, 2016 4:55 pm
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Boomerang at Six Flags St. Louis stops suddenly four injured
Replies: 7
Views: 5236

Re: Boomerang at Six Flags St. Louis stops suddenly four inj

This is really disturbing. The season hasn't even started and the trains should have been checked thoroughly in the off season. I wonder how old the parts of the train are.
by illinois
Sat Aug 15, 2015 11:09 am
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Intamin 1st Gen Freefalls...Are They Coasters?
Replies: 4
Views: 4393

Re: Intamin 1st Gen Freefalls...Are They Coasters?

I have always counted Demon Drop as a coaster, because I thought it was. It has wheels, makes a circuit on its track, and has a lift hill. It also coasts, of course. Other drop towers don't do that.
by illinois
Wed Jun 03, 2015 10:43 am
Forum: What's New
Topic: Two trains collide on The Smiler at Alton Towers
Replies: 2
Views: 4977

Re: Two trains collide on The Smiler at Alton Towers

It's not sounding like such a freak accident - some of the rumors say the ride could have been being run in maintenance mode, which would disable the blocking system, allowing the collision. If that's true, then it is greivous operator or maintenance error, and the remaining question would be why di...
by illinois
Wed May 13, 2015 10:15 pm
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Guess The Coaster 2015
Replies: 224
Views: 64350

Re: Guess The Coaster 2015

He's wearing one, it appears that something is attached, just can't see what it might be attached to.
by illinois
Tue Mar 24, 2015 6:49 pm
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Guess The Coaster 2015
Replies: 224
Views: 64350

Re: Guess The Coaster 2015

That's it Spencer, nice work. -Mike
by illinois
Mon Mar 23, 2015 9:59 am
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Guess The Coaster 2015
Replies: 224
Views: 64350

Re: Guess The Coaster 2015

OK, try this one. -Mike
by illinois
Fri Mar 13, 2015 9:39 am
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Guess The Coaster 2015
Replies: 224
Views: 64350

Re: Guess The Coaster 2015

Tribar beat me to it.... -Mike
by illinois
Sun Mar 08, 2015 7:13 pm
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Guess The Coaster 2015
Replies: 224
Views: 64350

Re: Guess The Coaster 2015

Mummy at Universal?
by illinois
Wed Mar 04, 2015 11:19 am
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Guess The Coaster 2015
Replies: 224
Views: 64350

Re: Guess The Coaster 2015

And a fun ride it is. -Mike
by illinois
Fri Feb 06, 2015 2:07 pm
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Guess The Coaster 2015
Replies: 224
Views: 64350

Re: Guess The Coaster 2015

Correct! -Mike
by illinois
Thu Feb 05, 2015 4:18 pm
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Guess The Coaster 2015
Replies: 224
Views: 64350

Re: Guess The Coaster 2015

Sorry, try again. -Mike
by illinois
Thu Feb 05, 2015 11:50 am
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Guess The Coaster 2015
Replies: 224
Views: 64350

Re: Guess The Coaster 2015

Try this one. -Mike