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Re: Your coaster "firsts" and favorites!

Postby DoinItForTheFame » Sat Dec 06, 2014 11:41 pm

First coaster - Not really sure, but probably "Wild Kitty" at Frontier City. Favorite- Top Thrill Dragster at Cedar Point!
First steel coaster- Mini Mine Train @ SFOT, Favorite - Top Thrill Dragster at Cedar Point!
First Woodie- Texas Giant @ SFOT, Favorite - Viper @ SfGam
First 100 ft coaster- Texas Giant @SFOT, Favorite - Outlaw Run @ SDC
First 200 ft coaster- Titan @ SFOT, Favorite - SheiKra @ BGT
First looping coaster- Wildfire @ SDC, Favorite - Hulk @ USO
First B&M- Wildfire @ SDC, Favorite - Hulk @ USO
First Intamin- La Vibora @ SFOT, Favorite - Top Thrill Dragster @ CP!
First GCI- Ozark Wildcat @ Celebration City, Favorite - Lightning Racer @ Hershey Park
First BM invert- Batman The Ride @ SFOT, Favorite- Montu @ BGT
First Launched coaster- Powder Keg @ SDC, Favorite - Top Thrill Dragster @ CP!
First Standup- Mantis @ CP, Favorite - Mantis @ CP
First Flyer- S:UF @ SfGadv Favorite - S:UF @ SfGadv.
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Re: Your coaster "firsts" and favorites!

Postby la2lvtom » Sun Dec 07, 2014 1:15 am

I'm too old to remember firsts so I will just go with favorites.


Favorite coaster: Nemesis (Alton Towers - Staffordshire, England)
Favorite steel: Nemesis (Alton Towers - Staffordshire, England)
Favorite wood: El Toro (Six Flags Great Adventure - Jackson, New Jersey)
Favorite 100 foot: Tatsu (Six Flags Magic Mountain - Valencia, California)
Favorite 200 foot: Intimidator (Carowinds - Fort Mills, South Carolina)
Favorite 300+ foot: Millennium Force (Cedar Point - Sandusky, Ohio)
Favorite looper: 10 Inversion Coaster (Chimelong Paradise - Guangzhou, China)
Favorite Arrow Dynamics: Big Thunder Mountain (Disneyland - Anaheim, California)
Favorite B&M: Parrot Coaster (Chimelong Ocean Kingdom - Hengqin, China)
Favorite GCI: Wood Coaster (Knight Valley - Shenzhen, China)
Favorite Intamin: Millennium Force (Cedar Point - Sandusky, Ohio)
Favorite Vekoma: Big Grizzly Mountain Mine Cars (Hong Kong Disneyland - Lantau Island, Hong Kong)
Favorite flyer: Tatsu (Six Flags Magic Mountain - Valencia, California)
Favorite invert: Nemesis (Alton Towers - Staffordshire, England)
Favorite launched: Top Thrill Dragster (Cedar Point - Sandusky, Ohio)
Favorite standup: Riddler's Revenge (Six Flags Magic Mountain - Valencia, California)
Top 5 steel : 1. Nemesis (Alton Towers), 2. Millenium Force (Cedar Point), 3. Flying Dinosaur (Universal Studios Japan), 4. Incredible Hulk (IOA), 5. Parrot Coaster (Chimelong Ocean Kingdom)

Top 5 wood : 1. the Beast (Kings Island), 2. Wood Coaster (Knights Valley, Shenzhen China), 3. El Toro (Six Flags Great Adventure), 4. the Voyage (Holiday World) 5. Ghostrider (Knott's Berry Farm)

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Re: Your coaster "firsts" and favorites!

Postby MagnumFreak25 » Sun Dec 07, 2014 8:34 am

First coaster - Little Dipper @ Memphis Kiddie Park
First steel coaster- Little Dipper @ Memphis Kiddie Park, Fav: Magnum XL-200
First Woodie- Jackrabbit @ Kennywood, Fav: El Toro
First 100 ft coaster- Gemini @ CP, Fav: El Toro
First 200 ft coaster- Goliath @ SFOG Fav Magnum XL-200
First 300 ft coaster- Millennium Force @ CP, Fav- Millennium
First 400 ft coaster- Dragster @ Cp Fav- Dragster
First looping coaster- Corkscrew @ CP Fav Storm Runner
First B&M- Goliath @ SFOG Fav Goliath @ SFOG
First Intamin- Disaster Transport @ CP Fav El Toro
First GCI- Wildcat @ HP Fav Lightning Racer
First BM invert- Raptor @ CP Fav Raptor
First Launched coaster- Rockin' Roller coaster @ WDW Fav Dragster
First Standup- None :( Fav: The one I'm not riding
First Flyer- Superman: Ultimate Flight @ SFOG Fav Superman @ SFOG
First Floorless- Bizzaro @ SFGAdv Fav Bizzaro
First RMC- None :'(
First GG- None :'(
First Arrow- Iron Dragon @ CP Fav Magnum Xl-200
First Vekoma- Big Thunder Mountain @ WDW Fav Expedition Everest
First CCI- Boulder Dash @ LC Fav- Boulder Dash
Top 10:
El Toro, Boulder Dash, Magnum, Phantom, Maverick, Goliath (SFOG), Millenium, Nitro, Dragster, Storm Runner
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Re: Your coaster "firsts" and favorites!

Postby ioio » Wed Dec 31, 2014 8:31 am

First Looping Coaster: Boomerang @ Knott's Berry Farm (16 years ago?) YIKES!
Favorite Steel: X2 @ SFMM (by far!)
First Hyper: Desperado @ Primm, Nevada
First Steel: Big Thunder Mountain @ Disneyland

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Re: Your coaster "firsts" and favorites!

Postby parkjunkie » Wed Dec 31, 2014 10:37 am

First coaster - Rock Candy Express (last known as Rockin' Roller) SFSTL
First steel coaster- Rock Candy Express (last known as Rockin' Roller) SFSTL
First Woodie- Screamin' Eagle @ SFSTL --- this is one of my favorites
First 100 ft coaster- Screamin' Eagle @ SFSTL
First 200 ft coaster- Magnum XL 200 @ CP
First 300 ft coaster - Millennium Force @ CP --- this is one of my favorites
First looping coaster- Ninja @ SFSTL
First B&M- Batman the Ride @ SFSTL
First Intamin- American Eagle @ SFGAm
First GCI- Gwazi @ BGT
First BM invert- Batman the Ride @ SFSTL
First Launched coaster- Mr. Freeze @ SFSTL
First Standup- Iron Wolf @ SFGAm
First Flyer- S:UF @ SFGAm

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Re: Your coaster "firsts" and favorites!

Postby tututiara » Thu Jan 15, 2015 5:53 pm

First coaster: Cobra @ SFDK (I remember being so proud of myself!)
First steel: See above.
First woodie: Boulder Dash @ Lake Compounce
First 100+ foot coaster: See above
First 200+ foot coaster: Xcelerator @ Knott's
First looper: Califonia Screamin'
First B&M: Silver Bullet @ Knotts
First Intamin: See first Looper
Firrst GCI: None at the moment
First invert: See first B&M
First launched: Pony Express @ Knott's
First standup: None until my next trip to SFMM
First flyer: See above

Favorite coaster: California Screamin'
Favorite steel: See above
Favorite wood: Boulder Dash by far
Favorite 100+ foot: California Screamin'
Favorite 200+ foot: Xcelerator
Favorite looper: California Screamin'
Favorite B&M: Silver Bullet
Favorite Intamin: California Screamin'
Favorite GCI: N/A
Favorite invert: Silver Bullet
Favorite launched: California Screamin'
Favorite standup: N/A
Favorite flyer: N/A

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A-I answered Screamin' for about half of the topics
B- Most of the coasters I've been are Vekoma or Arrow :vekoma:
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Coaster Count:
Steel- 60
Wood- 4

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Re: Your coaster "firsts" and favorites!

Postby Firechaser » Thu Jan 15, 2015 6:11 pm

First steel coaster- Lucy's Crabbie Cabbie @ CW, Favorite - I305 @ KD
First Woodie- Woodstock Express @ Carowinds, Favorite - Thunderhead @ DW
First 200 ft coaster- Intimidator @ Carowinds, Favorite - I305 @ KD
First looping coaster- cyclone @ Carowinds, Favorite - Dominator @ KD
First B&M- After Burn @ Carowinds, Favorite - Intimidator @ Carowinds
First Intamin- Volcano @ KD, Favorite - I305 @ KD
First GCI- Thunderhead @ DW
First BM invert- After Burn @ Carowinds
First Launched coaster- Backlot Stunt Coaster @ KD, Favorite-Volcano @ KD
First Standup- Vortex @ Carowinds
First Flyer- Nighthawk @ Carowinds

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Re: Your coaster "firsts" and favorites!

Postby sirspud » Thu Jan 15, 2015 7:42 pm

First coaster - Thunder Mountain Railroad, MAgic Kingdom
First steel coaster- same
First Woodie- Hurler, Carowinds
First 100 ft coaster- Montu, BGT
First 200 ft coaster- Raging Bull, SFGam
First looping coaster- Scorpion, BGT
First B&M- Montu- BGT
First Intamin- American Eagle, SFGAm
First actual steel Intamin - MF, CP
First GCI- Gwazi, BGT
First BM invert- Montu @ BGT
First Launched coaster- Rock'n'Rollercoaster, Disney Studios
First Standup- Vortex, Carowinds
First Flyer- Manta, Sea World Orlando
First Giga - MF, CP
First Floorless - Kraken, Sea World Orlando
1. X2 (SFMM) 2. Phantom's Revenge (KW). 3. Millennium Force (CP) 4. The Phoenix (Knoebel's) 5. Thunderbolt (KW). 6. Sheikra (BGT) 7. Lightning Racer (HP) 8. Magnum (CP) 9. White Lightening (Fun Spot) 10. Raging Bull (SFGAM)

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Re: Your coaster "firsts" and favorites!

Postby VF15 » Tue Jun 16, 2015 1:47 pm

Updated list:

First coaster - Can't remember; Favorite - Top Thrill Dragster
First steel - Can't remember; Favorite - Top Thrill Dragster
First wooden - Ozark Wildcat; Favorite - Goliath (SFGAm)
First invert - Dragon Challenge (Chinese Fireball); Favorite - Banshee
First and favorite flyer - Manta
First and favorite floorless - Kraken
First Wild Mouse - Sand Serpent; Favorite - Dark Knight Coaster
First wing coaster - X-Flight; Favorite - Gatekeeper
First coaster with inversions - Dragon Challenge (Chinese Fireball); Favorite - Maverick
First launched - Steel Venom (VF); Favorite - Dragster
First hyper - Wild Thing; favorite - Diamondback
First and favorite giga - Millennium Force
First and favorite strata - Dragster
First B&M - Dragon Challenge (Chinese Fireball); Favorite - Banshee
First Intamin - Avatar Airbender; Favorite - Dragster
First Arrow - Thunderation; Favorite - Magnum
First and favorite Gerstlauer - Spongebob Squarepants Rock Bottom Plunge
First Premier - Revenge of the Mummy (Hollywood); Favorite - Backlot Stunt Coaster
First and favorite Mack - Journey to Atlantis (Orlando)
First Vekoma - Space Mountain (Dinseyland); Favorite - Firehawk
First and favorite RMC - Goliath (SFGAm)
First GCI - Ozark Wildcat; Favorite - Renegade
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Re: Your coaster "firsts" and favorites!

Postby Coastin Eric » Tue Jun 16, 2015 2:02 pm

Really interesting idea. Here's my contribution:

First coaster - Jr Gemini, probably.
First steel coaster- Jr Gemini.
First Woodie- Blue Streak
First 100 ft coaster- Raptor, I believe.
First 200 ft coaster- Magnum XL-200
First looping coaster- Corkscrew. Wow there are all at CP...
First B&M- Raptor.
First Intamin- Jr Gemini...
First B&M invert- Raptor. Haha this is ALL Cedar Point...
First Launched coaster- Wicked Twister or Maverick. Can't remember.
First Standup- Mantis
First Flyer- S:UF @ SFGAm

Favorite coaster: The Voyage
Favorite steel: Maverick
Favorite wood: The Voyage
Favorite 100+ foot: Maverick
Favorite 200+ foot: Skyrush or Millenium
Favorite looper: Banshee
Favorite B&M: Leviathan
Favorite Intamin: Maverick
Favorite GCI: Kentucky Rumbler or Lightning Racer
Favorite invert: Banshee
Favorite launched: Maverick
Favorite standup: Riddler's
Favorite flyer: Tatsu

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