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Postby BCarroll on July 29th, 2017, 2:00 pm
Im sure this is already a topic, but I did not see it so here it goes. Here is a topic to post your top ten rides you've ridden. This is a list of my top 10 Coasters of all time followed by an up to date top 10 at SFGAm.

1. Fury 325 (Carowinds)
2. Maverick (Cedar Point)
3. Raging Bull (SFGAm)
4. El Toro (SFGA)
5. Diamondback (Kings Island)
6. Millennium Force (Cedar Point)
7. Lightning Rod (DollyWood)
8. Intimidator (Carowinds)
9. Intimidator 305 (Kings Dominion)
10. Goliath (SFGAm)

Top 10 SFGAm
1. Raging Bull
2. Goliath
3. Vertical Velocity
4. Batman: The Ride
5. American Eagle
6. X-Flight
7. Superman: Ultimate Flight
8. Viper
9. The Joker
10. Demon
Been to may theme parks, in many countries. However, SFGAm is my home park and I love it!
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Postby Ilovthevu' on July 29th, 2017, 11:52 pm
I'll just say my top 3 Great America rides:

1. Batman (outdoors)
2. Vertical Velocity
3. Superman
RMC - Ruining My Coasters - Georgia Cyclone / Iron Wolf / Colossus - What coaster will they ruin next for me???
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Postby FParker185 on July 30th, 2017, 3:23 pm
Cant do just top 10, else it'd just be my top 10 wood, so to mix it up....

Top 10 Steel
1. Expedition Ge Force, Holiday Park
2. Goliath, SFOG
3. Olympia Looping, P. Barth
4. Mind Bender, SFOG
5. Diamondback, Kings Island
6. Nitro, SFGAdv
7. X2, Six Flags Magic Mountain
8. Medusa Steel Coaster, Six Flags Mexico
9. Lisebergbanan, Liseberg
10. Goliath, LaRonde

10 Wood (legit top 10)

1. The Voyage, HW
2. El Toro, SFGAdv
3. Balder, Liseberg
4. ThunderHead, Dollywood
5. Wildcat, Hershey Park
6. Ravine Flyer II, Waldameer
7. Twister, Grona Lund
8. Colossos, Heide Park
9. Outlaw Run, Silver Dollar City
10. The Legend, HW

SFGAm Top 10

I've ridden everything so many times, I dont know, it's just one big lump of mediocrity but I'll try
1. Whizzer
2. Viper
3. Eagle Red
4. Lobster if it runs right again, otherwise scratch that
5. Goliath
6. Triple Play I guess
7. Terror Twister, not Chubasco
8. ??
9. ??
10.??
Favorite Wood Coasters: The Voyage, El Toro, Thunderhead, Balder
Favorite Steel: Expedition GeForce, SFOG Goliath, Olympia Looping
Parks visited: 201, Coasters Ridden: Steel: 713, Wood: 166, Total: 879
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Postby Tardis1972 on July 30th, 2017, 5:15 pm
Here's my top ten steel and wood coasters
Steel
1. Fury 325*
2. I305
3. Maverick
4. Millennium Force
5. Nitro
6. Dominator
7. Montu
8. Goliath(SFOG)
9. Mind Bender SFOG)
10. Volcano Blast Coaster
* Good chance that RMC Mean Streak will take over the # 1 spot.

Wood
1. El Toro
2. Outlaw Run
3. Screamin' Eagle
4. Great American Scream Machine
5. Grizzly(KD)
6. Hoosier Hurricane
7. Blue Streak(CP)
8. Cornball Express
9. Cyclops(Mt.O)
10. Boss

SFGAm top ten
1. TT2
2. Raging Bull
3. Goliath
4. BTR
5. Viper
6. Joker
7. Demon
8. American Eagle
9. Revolution
10. Giant Drop
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Postby CoasterRiderSC on August 3rd, 2017, 8:36 am
My Top 10 for our park:

1. X-Flight (see my icon!)
2. Raging Bull (very close 2nd)
3. Batman
4. Goliath
5. American Eagle (red side preferred)
6. Whizzer (classic ride!)
7. Superman
8. Demon
9. Dark Knight
10. Viper
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Postby Whizzer Whiz Kid on August 3rd, 2017, 9:30 pm
Great America
1.) Eagle (Red is better)
2.) Bull
3.) Viper
4.) Goliath
5.) X-Flight
6.) Batman
7.) Whizzer
8.) Demon
9.) Superman
10.) Joker
Full Wood and Steel list will be posted once all my trip reports are up. :D
Favorite @ SFGAm - Eagle ~ Favorite Steel - Skyrush ~ Favorite Wood - El Toro
35 Rides on Eagle in 2015
68 Rides on Eagle in 2016
102 Rides on Eagle in 2017
9 Rides on Eagle in 2018
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Postby CoasterCale on September 11th, 2017, 11:33 am
I can only narrow it down to wood & steel

Steel: 1 Diamondback 2 X2 3 Maverick 4 Goliath (La Ronde) 5 Behemoth 6 Leviathan 7 Superman (SFA) 8 Millennium 9 Dragster 10 NTG

Wood: 1 Lighting Rod 2 El Toro 3 Voyage 4 Goliath 5 Prowler 6 Outlaw Run 7 American Thunder 8 Jack Rabbit 9 Viper 10 Cyclops

SFGAm: 1 JL:BFM 2 Bull 3 Goliath 4 Viper 5 American Eagle 6 X-Flight 7 Batman 8 Dark Knight 9 Giant Drop 10 Rue Le Dodge
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It seems like the other side always wins on American Eagle :?
Also, I've ridden Goliath 23 times in one day. HBU? :roll: :P
(Sorry in advance for unnecessary commas and parenthesis every where)
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Postby Whizzer Whiz Kid on September 11th, 2017, 8:43 pm
Wood
El Toro
Lightning Racer (Lightning)
Voyage
Kentucky Rumbler
Thunderhead
American Eagle (Red)
Cornball Express
Viper
Screamin' Eagle
Goliath

Steel
Skyrush
Maverick
Storm Runner
Millennium Force(less)
Phantom's Revenge
Storm Chaser
Nitro
Raging Bull
Diamondback
Thunderbird
Favorite @ SFGAm - Eagle ~ Favorite Steel - Skyrush ~ Favorite Wood - El Toro
35 Rides on Eagle in 2015
68 Rides on Eagle in 2016
102 Rides on Eagle in 2017
9 Rides on Eagle in 2018
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Postby Tardis1972 on July 14th, 2018, 7:38 pm
Here's my new top ten steel/wood coasters.

Steel
1. Fury 325
2. Millennium Force
3. Intimidator 305
4. Maverick
5. Lightning Run
6. Steel Vengeance
7. Nitro
8. Montu
9. Volcano: The Blast Coaster
10. Raging Bull

Wood
1. American Eagle
2. El Toro
3. Screamin' Eagle
4. Great American Scream Machine
5. Hoosier Hurricane
6. Viper
7. Cyclops
8. Cornball Express
9. Blue Streak
10. American Thunder
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Postby JaminOut on July 23rd, 2018, 11:50 pm
Great America

1. Goliath (Back row)
2. X-Flight (Back left wing)
3. Goliath (Front row)
4. Raging Bull (Back row)
5. Superman (Row 8)
6. Batman (Front / Back)
7. Demon (Back row)
8. Orbit (RIP)
9. King Chaos (RIP)
10. Viper (2nd to last row)
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Postby ChicagoCoasters on July 24th, 2018, 8:45 pm
SFGAm
10. Giant Drop
9. V2
8. Joker
7. Batman
6. American Eagle (Red>Blue)
5. Superman
4. X-Flight
3. Viper (I know unpopular opinion, but the airtime man it is sweet)
2. Raging Bull
1. Goliath

Going to Cedar Point and possibly some other parks soon. So I will do Top 10 Steel Coasters and Wood Coasters when I get back from those parks.
1.) Steel Vengeance 2.) Maverick 3.) Goliath (SFGAM) 4.) Top Thrill Dragster 5.) Mystic Timbers
Ragin Cajun and Iron Wolf went from Six Flags Great America to Six Flags America. I guess they weren't GREAT anymore.
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Postby Dan The Coaster Man on August 2nd, 2018, 5:15 pm
I am glad someone posted this. Last month I redid my entire rankings and moved them from Word to Excel. It was a lot of work and I am glad something has come up with it now!

Top 10 SFGAm:
1) Goliath
2) Raging Bull
3) Viper
4) V2
5) AER
6) Batman
7) X-Flight
8) Joker
9) AEB
10) Superman
** Honerable Mention as it is not a coaster, TT2 is my fav ride **

Top 10 Wood:
1) Lightning Rod
2) El Toro
3) Outlaw Run
4) Goliath
5) Voyage
6) Shivering Timbers
7) Timber Terror
8) Tremors
9) Viper
10) Beast

Top 10 Steel:
1) X2
2) Maverick
3) Mako
4) Cannibal
5) Diamondback
6) Wicked Cyclone
7) Goliath (SFOG)
8) Thunderbird
9) Kumba
10) Tatsu

Edit: too lazy to change the 8) to 8. because then I would have to renumber them all... deal with it 8)...
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Postby Tardis1972 on October 29th, 2018, 12:10 pm
Tardis1972 wrote:Here's my new top ten steel/wood coasters.

Steel
1. Fury 325
2. Millennium Force
3. Intimidator 305
4. Maverick
5. Lightning Run
6. Steel Vengeance
7. Nitro
8. Montu
9. Volcano: The Blast Coaster
10. Raging Bull

Wood
1. American Eagle
2. El Toro
3. Screamin' Eagle
4. Great American Scream Machine
5. Hoosier Hurricane
6. Viper
7. Cyclops
8. Cornball Express
9. Blue Streak
10. American Thunder


Time for an somewhat major update for me
Update time with some major changes.
Steel
1. Fury 325
2. Millennium Force
3. Intimidator 305
4. Maverick
5. Nitro
6. Lightning Run
7. Montu
8. Mind Bender
9. Batman the Ride
10. Volcano The Blast Coaster
Honorable mentions
Raging Bull and Whizzer

Wood
1. The Beast
2. El Toro
3. Screamin' Eagle
4. Great American Scream Machine
5. Mystic Timbers
6. Hoosier Hurricane
7. Cyclops
8. Viper
9. Cornball Express
10. Blue Streak
Honorable mentions
American Thunder and American Eagle
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Postby _FuryBull_330_ on October 29th, 2018, 1:24 pm
My list:
Wood
1. El Toro
2. Boulder Dash
3. Goliath (SFGAM
4. Pheonix (Don't judge me)
5. Viper
6. Boss (SFSTL)
7. American Eagle
8. Thunderhead
9. Switchback
10. Wooden Warrior

Steel
1. Steel Vengeance
2. Maverick
3. Mako
4. Nitro
5. Iron Rattler
6. Medusa Steel Coaster
7. Superman: The Ride
8. RMC Raptors
9. New Texas Giant
10. Raging Bull

Six Flags Great America Rides
1. Goliath
2. X-Flight
3. Raging Bull
4. Viper
5. American Eagle
6. TT2
7. Batman: The RIde
8. V2
9. Whizzer
10. JLBFM

As you see I am an RMC fanboy but this may change because we are planning some trips to more Cedar Fair parks.
Lightning Rod is finally open! Oh wait it closed.

Top 10: 1. Steel Vengeance 2. El Toro 3. Maverick 4. Mako 5. Boulder Dash 6. Nitro 7. Goliath SFGAM 8. Iron Rattler 9. Medusa Steel Coaster 10. Superman The Ride
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