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Postby Johnska on May 1st, 2016, 12:15 pm
This should be renamed the "Official SFGAm World Cringe Forum". Once, I was waiting in line for American Eagle, Viper, Millenium Force, Raging Bull, Demon, X-Flight, Goliath, Gemini, Maverick, and pretty much every coaster anywhere and I heard "how does the rollercoaster stay on the track?" :lol: This is especially apparent at any Disney park.
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Postby Guy_With_A_Stick on June 3rd, 2016, 1:09 pm
Want eye cancer?

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Postby JaminOut on June 3rd, 2016, 4:32 pm
^Please. Report this nonsense...


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Postby Johnska on June 4th, 2016, 8:48 pm
Eye Cancer Achieved. Thanks, Stan "Six" Flags!
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Postby RollingCoasting on June 14th, 2016, 1:26 pm
Maybe Iron Wolf's name was Stan :lol:
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Postby RollingCoasting on June 17th, 2016, 11:54 pm
A few weeks ago, I heard someone called V2 V squared.
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Postby Guy_With_A_Stick on June 18th, 2016, 12:04 am
That was probably my friend. He likes to argue with me and my coaster knowledge on purpose to get me aggravated. :P He also calls Superman's pretzel loop a "G Force Loop"

On a recent trip, I heard that X-Flight is faster than Raging Bull, and that Batman was the first ride here besides American Eagle.
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Postby RollingCoasting on June 30th, 2016, 3:18 pm
I was watching a POV video of Talon at Dorney Park, and someone in the comments said it was the same thing as Manta at Seaworld.

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Postby JaminOut on June 30th, 2016, 3:32 pm
*looking at Raging Bull*
"That must be Iron Wolf!"


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Postby Guy_With_A_Stick on June 30th, 2016, 4:40 pm
Goliath is the one where you stand up. No wait, that's the X Factor!

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Postby Guy_With_A_Stick on July 19th, 2016, 11:33 pm
Heard a new name for Whizzer today. Someone called it the Whistler.

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Postby maxwellt on July 20th, 2016, 10:38 am
One time my friend tried to convince me batman was the tallest and fastest coaster at great america...

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Postby maxwellt on July 20th, 2016, 1:56 pm
Someone also thought Goliath was a steel coaster...

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Postby RollingCoasting on August 26th, 2016, 4:49 pm
Pretty sure I heard someone call Whizzer Wizard at school today...
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Postby maxwellt on August 27th, 2016, 9:28 am
Before I was an enthusiast I called it that. Now I call it whizzer

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Postby CoasterRiderSC on August 29th, 2016, 9:54 am
sfgam#1 wrote:When I worked at the park, you would not believe how many times people called X-flight, X-factor ......


That is just plain WRONG!!! How could you call that awesome ride by the wrong name?? I do kind of laugh though when people misquote stats about rides or say stuff like "Giant Drop is falling faster than speed of gravity" or something dumb like that.
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Postby Tardis1972 on August 29th, 2016, 10:14 am
I was at the park on August 15th and while waiting in line for Raging Bull the couple in front of of us asked us what ride is this. We told them but how could they not know what ride it was. Did they missed the Raging Bull. Now they didn't ask this in the overflow but in the first section.
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Postby CoasterRiderSC on August 29th, 2016, 10:26 am
I am completely amazed and astonished when people in line have NO IDEA what the ride does! I was in line for Goliath for example and the person didn't have any idea the first drop was steep or that it has 2 inversions until I told the person!! I guess our "duty" as coaster enthusiasts is to help out the less knowledgeable folks!
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Postby CoasterRiderSC on August 29th, 2016, 10:28 am
Another of my favorites is when people insist the ride (ANY ride) is faster in the front. I usually just let them keep thinking they're right, because it means less competition for the back row where I ride :)
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Postby Mean Streaker on August 30th, 2016, 12:19 am
A few years ago this guy I know told me his physics class went to SFGAm and calculated V2 needed to go 200mph.

Another time he argued with me that X-Flight was powered by a motor the whole way.
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Postby CoasterRiderSC on August 30th, 2016, 11:00 am
Two other things that REALLY irritate me:

1) People having a cell phone open on the ride (even the lift hill). It's very dangerous if that phone flies loose and hits someone. And I doubt the person wants to drop phone and have to wait around for the ride ops to go search for it

2) People being rude or disrespectful or swearing at others, including ride ops - I've witnessed at least 2x when people got infuriated about something so they started swearing or being verbally abusive toward the ride ops.

a) This girl got pissed because someone cut in front of her sister in the que for Whizzer, making it so they wouldn't go on same train. This teen girl starts yelling at the boy (probably 10-12 yo) and then calls him out for a fight after the ride! I shook my head and told her "it's not that serious. Just wait for the next train". So then she turns her rage on me! And guess what, she opens her cell phone on the ride and starts complaining to someone (see # 1 above) . After I told the girl she should put her phone away on the ride (she was sitting behind me) , I told the ride op back at the station. But it was closing time anyways.

b) another time, a woman was swearing at the ride op because her little guy couldn't ride Whirligig. She was saying how some other kid wasn't tall enough either! (kind of like, if my kid can't ride then neither can that other kid) They measured the other kid and he was like 6 inches OVER the height! And her kid was like 6 inches UNDER the height. SO I said to my friend (who was on the ride waiting for it to start) "more drama" and then the woman starts swearing at me! So I told her "it's not that serious and you shouldn't be swearing at the ride ops (especially in front of her little son!).

I just hate people acting up at the park. It's like my 2nd home and I find bad behavior very aggravating.
Perhaps I should mind my own business but it's hard to when ride ops are getting abused.

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Postby RollingCoasting on September 30th, 2016, 5:04 pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VJbRWBAUIpk

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Postby Mean Streaker on October 1st, 2016, 9:35 am
RollingCoasting wrote:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VJbRWBAUIpk

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Where is the maintainence shed? I can't find it on the map. I wanna go there it sounds awesome!

What about the employee parking lot? That sounds awesome too!

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Postby RollingCoasting on November 1st, 2016, 3:47 pm
Yesterday evening while riding Viper, two teenage girls behind were talking about how Viper ran backwards last year and one of them tried to convince the other that it runs backwards every year including 2016 :D
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Postby Guy_With_A_Stick on November 1st, 2016, 6:54 pm
"Raging Bull is green and yellow, not beige!"

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