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Old 07-01-2005, 08:26 AM   #1
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What is your favorite amusement park ride?

With the 4th of July celebrations, there are tons of carnivals and such going on. What is your favorite ride, whether it be Six Flags, State Fairs etc..
My all time favorite is an oldie, we call it the Scrambler.
It has 4-5 arms, 4 cars to each arm and the arms spin independantly as the whole thing spins too so that your going in circles until you slide to one side of your car.

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Old 07-01-2005, 08:39 AM   #2
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without a doubt, for me it's roller coasters. one of my favorites is the grand old wooden coaster, "the cyclone" on coney island. my buddies and i would go late on a weeknight to avoid a line, and pound a few hot dogs and beers at nathan's, then ride the cyclone over and over. the trick is to ride it with your hands up; without ever lowering your hands to hold on. (it helps to go with a fat guy so you get pinned in the seat).

another fave was space mountain in disneyworld. i haven't been there for years. i wonder if it still exists?
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With the 4th of July celebrations, there are tons of carnivals and such going on. What is your favorite ride, whether it be Six Flags, State Fairs etc..
My all time favorite is an oldie, we call it the Scrambler.
It has 4-5 arms, 4 cars to each arm and the arms spin independantly as the whole thing spins too so that your going in circles until you slide to one side of your car.
This is my favorite ride too texasgirl! We have it at our homecoming each year. It's old and red and even though it's not the biggest thriller, the line is always the longest. Here it's called the "Tilt O Whirl." It's just right!

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Old 07-01-2005, 09:58 AM   #4
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this old one called 'the thunderbolt'.
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roller coasters... my favorite is The Raptor at Cedar Point
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Old 07-01-2005, 11:20 AM   #6
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I really ejoyed a ride at Operyland hotel called Chaos! It's an indoor roller coaster. Your in the dark and neon flickering lights enhanse the movements from the ride.
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This is my favorite ride too texasgirl! We have it at our homecoming each year. It's old and red and even though it's not the biggest thriller, the line is always the longest. Here it's called the "Tilt O Whirl."
I think you're confused, here. The Tilt-O-Whirl and the Scrambler are two different rides.

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I love them all. The bigger and faster the better.
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Old 07-01-2005, 02:50 PM   #9
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I think you're confused, here. The Tilt-O-Whirl and the Scrambler are two different rides.

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Woops! You are right. But hey, the Scrambler is still fun. I ride it at our state fair.
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