You know what I miss ...

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You know what I miss ...

Post by kidcoaster » Fri Jan 15, 2010 7:17 pm

I got this Idea from another site basicly instead of talking about a past ride or sharing stories, just post a pic or two of what you miss riding anything from a coaster to a kiddie flat. Even shows share what you miss at park.

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Re: You know what I miss ...

Post by Paul Drabek » Fri Jan 15, 2010 10:23 pm

I miss Banshee at Holiday World. It was bay far the most intense Falling Star out there. My mother-in-law still mourns it's loss as she was a big fan.

I love Hallowswings but Banshee was the bomb.

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Post by bradhig » Sun Jan 17, 2010 5:46 pm

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I miss the Sky-Way at SFSTL. If that accident hadn't occurred it might still be there.

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Post by Greg » Sun Jan 17, 2010 6:05 pm

I rode the Zambezi Zinger at WOF as a kid and loved it. I returned to WOF once while in college and it was every bit as good as I remembered. That was in 1992. Timberwolf was a good ride back then and the Orient Express was a pretty kick-ass Arrow.
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Re: You know what I miss ...

Post by IndianaJoe » Fri Jan 29, 2010 9:05 am

I flat out miss American Coasters. Period. :P
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Post by kidcoaster » Fri Jan 29, 2010 4:27 pm

Hey Im gonna be riding an American Coaster in a few weeks :wink:
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Post by ahoffman50 » Tue Feb 16, 2010 1:31 pm

Oh, Joe, I sure hope England is not treating you that horribly.
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Post by Paul Drabek » Tue Feb 16, 2010 7:30 pm

Joe when you come home you'll have to join us for the next -G roadtrip.

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Re: You know what I miss ...

Post by KevinMCombes » Sat May 08, 2010 8:43 pm

Rolling thunder... It only ran until I was five. I don't remember anything about this coaster except being in the trough. I remember that vividly, but I can't remember waiting in line, the station, the lift... But I loved this ride.

A few years after, I remember I was convinced that Rolling Thunder had been removed for Whizzer. So I hated that ride for a long time, even after I knew that Rolling Thunder was in fact removed for Southwest Territory.

But I've grown out of that.
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Post by bratman » Sat May 08, 2010 9:22 pm

Head on over to The Great Escape then. Thats where it resides now :)

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Re: You know what I miss ...

Post by CoasterJedi » Mon May 10, 2010 6:50 pm

I miss the barrel ride at Six Flags St. Louis and Mo-Mo the Monster. So glad they have one of those at Holiday World!! I was very excited when I went back in 08 and got to ride it!!! Also missing when Ninja at SFSL actually rode well. Hurt my back pretty bad last weekend!

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Post by CoasterJedi » Mon May 10, 2010 6:50 pm

I miss the barrel ride at Six Flags St. Louis and Mo-Mo the Monster. So glad they have one of those at Holiday World!! I was very excited when I went back in 08 and got to ride it!!! Also missing when Ninja at SFSL actually rode well. Hurt my back pretty bad last weekend!

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Re: You know what I miss ...

Post by Paul Drabek » Mon May 10, 2010 8:45 pm

The Ninja is running better this year with the new paint but that's not saying much as it still beats the sh*t out of you.

I tend to ride it every 3 or 4 years just so I can remember how bad it is.

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