First Inverting Roller Coaster

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Post by Paul Drabek » Fri Aug 04, 2006 8:18 pm

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Post by bradhig » Sun Aug 06, 2006 11:26 pm

Batman at Six Flags St Louis. I got such a rush from that thing now I wanna ride some more coasters.

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Post by KevinCLovesU » Sun Aug 06, 2006 11:34 pm

Well Orbit was my first inverting ride but as far as coaster that's DEMON.

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Post by NL_IS_AWESOME » Thu Jan 11, 2007 5:34 am

My 1st looping ride was like Turbine at Walibi Belgium and it DOES give me kind of black-out feeling on that big loop. I felt the loop really made me want to pass out. ( Couldn't even keep my eyes open while it's looping. )

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Post by sixflags_addict » Thu Jan 11, 2007 3:05 pm

Just like bradhig, mine also was Batman:TR at SFSTL.

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Post by Hikaru-chan » Thu Jan 11, 2007 4:11 pm

LOL my first inverted coaster was Batman also just at SFoG.

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Post by bratman » Thu Jan 11, 2007 9:46 pm

Mine was (unfortunately) Top Gun at PCW

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Post by Voyage_luvr » Fri Jan 12, 2007 4:57 pm

My first inverting coaster was the Tennessee Tornado at Dollywood. I didn't think that it looked that bad, but I didn't see the drop. It kinda freaked me out the first time I rode it, but of course so did the Liberty Launch, but I'm so used to EXTREME airtime now, that it doesn't bother me. I now even raise my hands on Liberty Launch, and I loved the Tennessee Tornado when I got off of it. I can't wait to go back to Dolly wood hopefully this summer!

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Post by CoastersNSich » Sun Jan 14, 2007 11:06 pm

My first looper was Vortex at Kings Island (well, technically PKI) in 1993. Originally, it was going to be King Cobra, but it broke down while I was in line that same day, so Vortex it was, later that night. It felt rougher than in more recent years, because I was shorter.

Edit: My first inversion on any kind of ride was the Flight Commander in 1992 at KI - a year after a lady fell out drunk to her death. It last ran in 1995.
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Post by Sora » Mon Jan 29, 2007 4:59 am

Mine was Indianna Jones and the Temple of Doom followed by Space Mountain (both at Disneyland Paris). They were fun rides but my next one blew them out of the water: Colossus at Thorpe Park. :)

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Post by PKIDelirium » Mon Jan 29, 2007 11:13 am

Vortex.

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Post by DresdenOberst » Tue Oct 02, 2007 3:01 am

I viewed the Fun Spot, Indiana update and now Paul and Greg have both enjoyed my first looping coaster albeit a different location.
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Post by kidcoaster » Tue Oct 02, 2007 10:35 am

Mine was the Double Loop at Geauga Lake. I will miss it. :(
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Post by millenium man » Tue Oct 02, 2007 3:02 pm

Mine was the Double Loop at Geauga Lake.I will miss it. :cry:
It was my first loopere also when I rode in 2005.I will miss it, but I'm sure not many parks would want it since it isn't big and bring people in.

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Post by Paul Drabek » Tue Oct 02, 2007 3:06 pm

kidcoaster wrote:Mine was the Double Loop at Geauga Lake. I will miss it. :(
Double Loop was one of the smoothest Arrow loopers ever. I will miss it and it's wonderful turnaround under those oak trees.

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