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2011...Your Favorites

Post by Paul Drabek » Sat Oct 08, 2011 6:57 pm

Hey everyone;

So 2011 is almost over. :( So what did you think of it?

What was your favorite new for 2011 Coaster?


What was your favorite new for 2011 ride?


How many parks did you make it to?


What was your favorite new to you park?


What was your favorite event?


What has your coaster count ended up at?
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Re: 2011...Your Favorites

Post by Paul Drabek » Sat Oct 08, 2011 7:06 pm

What was your favorite new for 2011 Coaster?
The Zippin Pippin...although it's a old design. Followed closely by Dare Devil Dive.
What was your favorite new for 2011 ride?
I'd have to go with Adventure Point at Indiana Beach as Sky Screamer isn't all that.
How many parks did you make it to?
SFStL, SDC, SFGAm, HW, AA, LW, Dixieland, SFOG, IB, Bay Beach, Mount Olympus, Timber Falls, Little Amerricka so 13
What was your favorite new to you park?
This is a tough call because I really liked Alabama Adventure but Bay Beech up in Green Bay eeked out the win due to it's charm and coaster.
What was your favorite event?
Sorry Greg but I have to go with Spring Fling with us owning Goliath for almost 2 hours.
What has your coaster count ended up at?
93 wood - 234 steel for a total of 327.

So what do you all think?

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Post by ahoffman50 » Mon Oct 10, 2011 4:00 pm

Unfortunately, I did not visit any new parks this year nor did I get to any new coasters, but the year is not yet over and I still might get somewhere!
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Re: 2011...Your Favorites

Post by bratman » Mon Oct 10, 2011 6:46 pm

Favourite New For 2011 Coaster : New Texas Giant

Favourite New Ride : Windseeker - Canadas Wonderland

Number of Parks I Went To : Ok lets see : Ontario Place, Centreville, Canada's Wonderland, La Ronde, Old Town, Universal, Islands Of Adventure, Kings Island, Holiday World, Alabama Adventure, Lake Winnie, SFOG, Dixieland, SFOT, Sandy Lake Park, SFFT, Schlitterbahn, Sea World San Antonio, Kemah, Kennywood, Waldameer.... so 21 parks.

Favourite "new to me" Park : SFOT. Granted I went for Coaster Con, but that place rocked.

Favourite event : Coaster Con

Coaster Count is now at : 405.

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Post by Paul Drabek » Tue Oct 11, 2011 8:09 pm

bratman wrote:
Favourite "new to me" Park : SFOT. Granted I went for Coaster Con, but that place rocked.
It rocks even when it's totally packed. It's a tough call which one is the best park in the chain...SFOG or SFOT.

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Re: 2011...Your Favorites

Post by Waterboy » Thu Oct 13, 2011 4:50 pm

Since I haven't been able to travel due to work and money issues I will have to answer based on my trip to Fl next month.

2011 coaster: will be Cheetah Hunt.

2011 Ride: was Windseeker at CP & thx to Robbie for a memorable ride.

Parks: SFStL, HW, IB, BB, CP and UA/IOA, BGT, Fun Town, Old Town, SWO next month.

New to me: I hope to get to ride Dudley DoRight Ripsaw Falls as it has been closed for yearly maintainance everytime I've gone to IOA.

Fav Event: Does the SkyScreamer Commercial Shoot count as an event? I was a blast. 14 rides on it.

Coaster count: If all the coasters are open next month I will be up to 512.

Next year I've got to do better as I usually visit a new state to coaster in each year. I have a WA and OR connection now as my neice lives in Portland as well as Jim's daughter and his son lives in Seattle.

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Re: 2011...Your Favorites

Post by Greg » Thu Oct 13, 2011 6:29 pm

This season sucked for me in many ways.


Sorry Greg but I have to go with Spring Fling with us owning Goliath for almost 2 hours.

^agreed!! That was my fav event, but the night before at Dixie Land rivaled in terms of fun. Course the Absolut always changes my rankings and my memory.
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Re: 2011...Your Favorites

Post by dicegods » Fri Oct 21, 2011 9:10 am

Paul Drabek wrote:Hey everyone;

So 2011 is almost over. :( So what did you think of it?

What was your favorite new for 2011 Coaster?
What was your favorite new for 2011 ride?
How many parks did you make it to?
What was your favorite new to you park?
What was your favorite event?
What has your coaster count ended up at?
I'd have to say my favorite new coaster is Dare Devil Dive. I like the euro fighter coasters. One at the local park here too! :)
Let's see. Kings Dominion and SFNE in April. SFGAdv in early May. KBF, SFMM, CA Great America, SF Discovery Kingdom was the big May trip (I should write up a trip report but I'm bad at writing). Kennywood (a small park in Pittsburgh PA), Kings Island, and Cedar Point is my annual coaster trek in mid June. July was SFGA (Chicago). September was SFOG, SFStL and Hershey. So 14 all fairly big parks.

So many "new to me" parks. The may trip parks were all new to me. I'd say SFMM was the best. X2 is an awesome ride. :D

Only went to one ACE event, the Dare Devil Daze in st louis. Will probably be heading to more next year.

151 coasters so far. This is the first year I really started traveling to other parks (Hershey, Dorney, Kennywood, KD, KI, CP, SFGAdv were the only parks I was at before this year).

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Re: 2011...Your Favorites

Post by mikeau98 » Sun Nov 06, 2011 1:29 pm

2011 was a great year. I was able to attend the big events and just about all the smaller events I wanted. Glad too as next year doesn't appear that it will be near as big. Vacation problems may prevent me from having many multi-park trips.

What was your favorite new for 2011 Coaster?
New Texas Giant

What was your favorite new for 2011 ride?
AtmosFear - Liseberg

How many parks did you make it to?
41 (29 new to me)

What was your favorite new to you park?
This is extremely tough..... Top 3 in no particular order - SFoT, Liseberg, Tivoli Gardens

What was your favorite event?
Multi-park event - Scandinavia
Single park - Summer Conference at Silverwood

What has your coaster count ended up at?
406 with more to be added in a couple weeks (125+ new for me this year)
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Re: 2011...Your Favorites

Post by Waterboy » Sun Nov 06, 2011 6:54 pm

Since I have had to cancel my Fl trip due to my suit I didn't do any new coasters. I guess my best of this year would be spending time with Robbie at CP.
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Re: 2011...Your Favorites

Post by Paul Drabek » Thu Nov 17, 2011 5:31 pm

Waterboy wrote:Since I have had to cancel my Fl trip due to my suit I didn't do any new coasters. I guess my best of this year would be spending time with Robbie at CP.
Well hopefully 2012 is better for you and I'll be able to hear your giggle all down Leviathan's 300+ foot drop.

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Re: 2011...Your Favorites

Post by kidcoaster » Wed Nov 23, 2011 10:50 pm

What was your favorite new for 2011 Coaster?

My only new for the 2011 coaster this year was Cheetah Hunt... Loved it! Its not thrilling but its fun and unique.


What was your favorite new for 2011 ride?
Did Windseekaaaaa (CP)
Flying Carousel, Tea Cups (Waldameer)
Ropes Course / Zipline (Old Town)

So my favorite would have to be Old Town's ropes course.

How many parks did you make it to?
Castaway Bay *
Kalahari *
Knoebels
Dorney *
King's Island *
Waldameer
Holiday World
Kennywood
Silverwood *
Conneaut Lake Park
Sea World Orlando *
Universal Studios *
Old Town *
Fun Spot *
Universal's Islands of Adventure *
Busch Gardens Tampa *

(* = New)

What was your favorite new to you park?

Universal Studios.... I absolutly feel in love with that place!


What was your favorite event?

Tough one...
I did Mid Summer Scream (Waldameer)
Kennycon (Kennywood)
Summer Con (Silverwood)
ACE day at Busch Gardens Tampa

Its gonna be a tie between Siverwood and BGT while ERT at Silverwood Kicked a$$, BGT treated us really well even going to give us an extra skip the line for cheetah Hunt when it had a few minutes of downtime during morning ERT.


What has your coaster count ended up at?

246 coming up 48 from 198 at the begining of the year.
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Re: 2011...Your Favorites

Post by Robbie » Thu Nov 24, 2011 9:56 am

Waterboy wrote:Since I have had to cancel my Fl trip due to my suit I didn't do any new coasters. I guess my best of this year would be spending time with Robbie at CP.
Aww!
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