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PostPosted: Sat Aug 18, 2007 10:30 am
by Scaparri
Spookbaby wrote:This ride was way over-hyped and total let down.

I really don't care if I ever ride it again and if I do I probably wouldn't wait anymore then 20-30 minutes for it.

There are far better rides at the park... like DISASTER TRANSPORT!!! :b


So it WASN'T sex in coaster form for you?? :lolr:

Give it some credit, it was at least great foreplay! It and Raptor are in a balls out fight for the best ride in the park!

PostPosted: Sat Aug 18, 2007 10:52 am
by arrowfanman
I thought Maverick was great, random-fun. It was like California Screamin's adventerous and expirimental younger-brother. Whereas CA-Screamin has graceful, swooping-turns that ensure a balanced ride, Maverick sort of went where it wanted to go and did what it wanted to do. I very much enjoyed it.

-Jahan

PostPosted: Sat Aug 18, 2007 10:56 am
by Shockwave
^Yeah, it's a very good ride with a very apt name. It's easily the best coaster they've got in their arsenal.

PostPosted: Sat Aug 18, 2007 11:00 am
by ECZenith
^^ Wow, that's probably the best description of Maverick I've ever seen. :)

I'm curious to know if other parks will build rides of this type with similar layouts or if this was just a one time deal from Intamin.

PostPosted: Sat Aug 18, 2007 12:20 pm
by CP_RULES
supermanrosfan0810 wrote:and you don't feel the trims after the launch at all.


I beg to differ, this was the only letdown of the ride IMO. You fly out of the tunnel just to slam into brakes, its quite depressing.

PostPosted: Sat Aug 18, 2007 12:38 pm
by Scaparri
^Yeah, you definitely feel them. I love that launch, but the trims right after is one of the dumber moments in coaster history. I would have plenty happy if they had just done an insanely quick 60 mph launch without the brakes.

Oh well, I still love the ride.

PostPosted: Sat Aug 18, 2007 12:55 pm
by Rouse
I thought Maverick was a great ride. I just don't think it's the best there though. I do agree that the turn is pretty dumb, when they trim it to heck. Also I think if they didn't mess up with the barrel roll the ride would have been alot more exciting for me.

PostPosted: Sat Aug 18, 2007 3:09 pm
by youthink?
I didn't feel the trims, although that was probably because the launch was way better then I thought it would be. I didn't even know there were going to be special effects in it! :b

PostPosted: Sat Aug 18, 2007 3:13 pm
by steel
I rode it six times and I never felt the trims.
I'm glad they're there though, because you'd probably have a concussion from the Stengels if they weren't.

Cedar Point's 2008 Attraction

PostPosted: Sat Aug 18, 2007 8:48 pm
by ECZenith
Got a message from Cedar Point via myspace and they sent along the following image with the topic: New for 2008. Looks like they've already started digging for a new ride/attraction for next season. Not much to look at just yet but this is certain to develop.