Tagada Rides

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Tagada Rides

Postby Rough Rider » Thu Jun 08, 2006 12:26 pm

Hi guys.
Just been on a Tagada ride at my local travelling fair in good old Pembrokeshire in Wales (Not far from Megafobia at Oakwood)
The ride operator actually made a statement that there were no Tagada rides any where in the......USA
Can any of you guys confirm this statement, as I'm very curious.

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Postby viking86 » Thu Jun 08, 2006 12:37 pm

I havent ridden any, but considering the possible dangers of riding those I wouldnt be surprised if there are none in the US.

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Postby TheGreatOne » Thu Jun 08, 2006 1:21 pm

I've heard the reason why we haven't seen many (or any) is because of insurance reasons. The fact that there isn't any restraining devices is not a help, either.

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Postby What Now » Thu Jun 08, 2006 2:20 pm

Doesn't Blackpool Pleasure Beach have an indoor Tagada?

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Postby Angry_Gumball » Thu Jun 08, 2006 7:08 pm

Looking at them, from some weird reason, I faintly remember seeing one at the fair when I was really young. Main thing I remember seeing was a wobbly disc spinning about with people seated around the outter rim.

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Postby QuakerOaties » Thu Jun 08, 2006 7:50 pm

Of all the fairs I have been to, I have never seen a tagada ride.

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Postby benzo41190 » Thu Jun 08, 2006 9:25 pm

I remember seeing a video where there were these kids sitting on the middle of it. Then they got thrown to the side. The ride slowed down and then they got back in there seats :lol: Then the ride started again.

The video was on the one Kermis Video site, cant remember what its called :?r

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Postby chavslayer » Fri Jun 09, 2006 8:43 am

I went on one of these at a fair before and i thought i had broken my tail bone when i fell out of the seat, it really hurt!
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Postby WildMouse » Mon Jun 12, 2006 9:58 am

What Now wrote:Doesn't Blackpool Pleasure Beach have an indoor Tagada?

Yes, a horror themed one complete with dinner table. It's the climax to the Trauma Towers walkthrough attraction. It's not as wild as the travelling version but it's still a lot of fun.

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Postby Ed » Mon Jun 12, 2006 10:19 am

Tagada's are really scary. I remember holding onto anything I could on one when I was small.


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