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Re: Your Top Ten Coasters

Sat May 24, 2014 9:51 am

1) The Smiler - Alton Towers
2) TH13TEEN - Alton Towers
3) The Swarm - Thorpe Park
4) Oblivion - Alton Towers
5) Saw:The Ride - Thorpe Park
6) Nemesis Inferno - Thorpe Park
7) Stealth - Alton Towers
8) Air - Alton Towers
9) Dragons Fury - Chessington WOA
10) The Pepsi Max Big One - PBBP
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Re: Your Top Ten Coasters

Thu Jul 31, 2014 8:29 am

1: Megafobia
2: Nemesis
3: SAW - The Ride
4: Stealth
5: Oblivion
6: Speed
7: Rita
8: Air
9: The Swarm
10: Thirteen

My top 10 changed a bit yesterday ;)
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Re: Your Top Ten Coasters

Fri Aug 01, 2014 9:46 am

My list will constantly change as I slowly get on bigger rides! :)

8. X - Thorpe Park
7. Sonic Spinball - Alton Towers
6. Dragon's Fury - Chessington
5. TH13TEEN - Alton Towers
4. Air - Alton Towers
3. Nemesis Inferno - Thorpe Park
2. The Swarm (Backwards) - Thorpe Park
1.Colossus - Thorpe Park

Haven't really been on enough coasters to warrant a top 10 :P
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Re: Your Top Ten Coasters

Fri Aug 01, 2014 4:43 pm

As I live with several people who don't like flights, and more who don't enjoy roller coasters, my list is mostly restricted to the UK. But here goes anyway. :P

1. Formula Rossa
2. Nemesis
3. The Smiler
4. Big Thunder Mountain (Paris Edition)
5. Vampire
6. Space Mountain: Mission 2
7. Bandit Bomber (dunno why, just love this small ride :P)
8. The Swarm
9. Fiorano GT Challenge - Right Lane.
10. Oblivion

If it wasn't restricted to just coasters, Hex would be around number six. :)
 
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Re: Your Top Ten Coasters

Sat Aug 22, 2015 7:44 pm

Nemesis
Saw- The Ride
Stealth
Oblivion
The Swarm
The Smiler
Dragon's Fury
Nemesis Inferno
Colossus
Vampire
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Re: Your Top Ten Coasters

Sat Aug 22, 2015 10:49 pm

New list:

1: Nemesis
2: Rock n rollercoaster WDW
3: Oblivion
4: The Smiler
5: Rita
6: Th13teen
7: Expedition Everest WDW
8: Air
9: Big Thunder Mountain WDW
10: Space Mountain WDW

Strangely enough, still haven't been to Thorpe or many other parks...
 
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Re: Your Top Ten Coasters

Sat Aug 22, 2015 10:52 pm

How have I never posted in here yet? Anyway:

1. The Smiler
2. Nemesis
3. Stealth
4. OzIris
5. Montu
6. Kumba
7. Manta
8. Dueling Dragons Fire
9. Oblivion
10. Nemesis Inferno
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Re: Your Top Ten Coasters

Sat Aug 22, 2015 11:16 pm

1-Nemesis-AltonTowers
2-THI3TEEN-AltonTower-Yes i know my name is 13LoverBoy but i enjoy 13 the same as Nemmy i'd rate them the same if i could but i can't :(
3-Stealth-Thorpe Park
4-Oblivion-AltonTowers
5-Saw-The Ride-ThorpePark
6-Colossus-ThorpePark
7-Air-AltonTowers
8-Rita-AltonTowers-FrontRow only any other seat then its not in my top 10.
9-TheSwarm-Thorpe Park
10-The Smiler-AltonTowers
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Re: Your Top Ten Coasters

Mon Aug 24, 2015 1:59 am

1.) Expedition Everest - Animal Kingdom
2.) Revenge of the Mummy - Universal Studios Orlando
3.) Nemesis - Alton Towers
4.) Montu - Busch Gardens Tampa
5.) Kumba - Busch Gardens Tampa
6.) The Smiler - Alton Towers
7.) The Swarm - Thorpe Park
8.) SheiKra - Busch Gardens Tampa
9.) Dragon Khan - Portaventura
10.) Oblivion - Alton Towers
 
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Re: Your Top Ten Coasters

Mon Aug 24, 2015 10:22 am

stealthsmiler wrote:
1) Stealth - Thorpe Park
2) The Smiler - Alton Towers
3) Nemesis - Alton Towers
4) The Swarm - Thorpe Park
5) Oblivion - Alton Towers
6) Saw: The Ride - Thorpe Park
7) Rita - Alton Towers
8) Colossus - Thorpe Park
9) Air - Alton Towers
10) Revolution - Blackpool Pleasure Beach

I have been to a lot more theme parks (only British ones) but these are my favourite ones. Really REALLY hard to have to put them in order.


Well my list has changed with Revolution bumped and replaced with
10) Dragon's Fury - Chessington World of Adventure
 
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Re: Your Top Ten Coasters

Mon Aug 24, 2015 11:26 am

10: Colossus - Thorpe Park
9: Raptor - Gardaland
8: Stealth - Thorpe Park
7: Oblivion - Alton Towers
6: Silver Star - Europa Park
5: The Smiler - Alton Towers
4: The Swarm - Thorpe Park
3: Blue Fire - Europa Park
2: Nemesis - Alton Towers
1: Wodan - Europa Park
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Re: Your Top Ten Coasters

Mon Aug 24, 2015 12:48 pm

1) Nemesis
2) Kraken
3) Expediton Everest
4) Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit
5) Revenge of the mummy
6) The Smiler
7) Rock n' Rollercoaster (Paris version)
8)Chinese Fireball
9) Incredible Hulk
10) Manta
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Re: Your Top Ten Coasters

Mon Aug 24, 2015 3:44 pm

I have not been to that many parks so this list will change over time

1) Nemesis
2) The Smiler
3) Grand National
4) Oblivion
5) Pepsi Max Big One
6) The Big Dipper
7) Air
8) G-Force
9) Sonic Spinball
10) Nickelodeon Streak
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Re: Your Top Ten Coasters

Mon Aug 24, 2015 4:07 pm

Jamster42 wrote:
10: Colossus - Thorpe Park
9: Raptor - Gardaland
8: Stealth - Thorpe Park
7: Oblivion - Alton Towers
6: The Smiler - Alton Towers
5: Silver Star - Europa Park
4: The Swarm - Thorpe Park
3: Blue Fire - Europa Park
2: Nemesis - Alton Towers
1: Wodan - Europa Park


^ I've swapped The smiler and Silver Star over after a bit of consideration.
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Re: Your Top Ten Coasters

Mon Aug 24, 2015 9:17 pm

1. Manta-SeaWorld Orlando
2. Nemesis-Alton Towers
3-Montu-Busch Gardens Tampa
4-SheiKra-Busch Gardens Tampa
5-Kraken-SeaWorld Orlando
6-Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit-Universal Studios Florida
7-Kumba-Busch Gardens Tampa
8-The Smiler-Alton Towers
9-Gwazi (Tiger)-Busch Gardens Tampa
10-Oblivion-Alton Towers

This will probably change when I ride Mako next year!
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Re: Your Top Ten Coasters

Wed Aug 26, 2015 2:50 pm

...it changed... Again

1) Rock n rollercoaster WDW
2) Nemesis
3) The Hulk
4) Dragon Challenge (red one)
5) The Smiler
6) Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit
7) Oblivion
8) Th13teen
9) Air
10) Rita
 
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Re: Your Top Ten Coasters

Tue Sep 01, 2015 10:06 am

the smiler
SAW the ride
Nemesis
AIR
Formula Rossa
The Swarm
Bandit Bomber
Spin Gear
Vampire
Rita/Th13teen (cant decide)
 
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Re: Your Top Ten Coasters

Thu Sep 03, 2015 1:06 am

1.) Nemesis
2.) The Swarm
3.) Black Mamba
4.) Big Thunder Mountain (DLP)
5.) Smiler
6.) Th13teen
7.) Winjas Fear & Force
8.) Rock n' Rollercoaster
9.) Saw The Ride
10.) Vampire
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Re: Your Top Ten Coasters

Sun Jan 03, 2016 1:58 pm

It's a few days late, but I'm going to post my Top 10 of 2015.

10. Oblivion
Oblivion used to be significantly higher on my Top 10, it was my number 1 ride at the top of 2015! It's very re-ridable, and has hands down the best drop on any coaster I've ridden. Oblivion though hasn't been running as well as in 2014 and is in need of a little TLC.

9. X2
I have a feeling anyone who has ridden this coaster could disagree. X2 is a very unique ride, and it's honestly a brilliant coaster. But it's rough. It's not like Nemesis where the roughness is about acceptable, it's like your entire body is banged around. Plus, requiring a locker to ride is an annoyance.

8. The Smiler
The Smiler is a great coaster. I'm expecting when it reopens next year it will be higher on my list, I think the fact that I've now ridden Nemesis and Air significantly more means I rate them higher. It's got a very relentless layout too, and I'm willing to ride again in 2016.

7. Raging Bull
I think this coaster is very under-rated! Raging Bull is very smooth and, whilst it lacks airtime, it's just pure fun! When I rode I was on the edge and you feel like you could touch the ground with the freedom of the seats. It was my favourite coaster at Six Flags Great America.

6. Full Throttle
This is the second ride at Magic Mountain to appear in my Top 10. Full Throttle, like Raging Bull, is just pure fun. The hangtime in the loop and airtime over the loop are both amazing, and the launch is pretty good. I still prefer the Intamin launches though. The backwards launch was also good, I thought it would just be a bad gimmick initially.

5. Tatsu
Tatsu is probably the most forceful coaster I've ridden along with Oblivion (on the drop pullout). I rode in the back right and you get lots of Gs! The inversions provide a bit of a break, with the exception of the pretzel loop. Despite the high G-Force, I honestly find Nemesis more intense.

4. Nemesis
Nemesis is perfectly paced, brilliantly themed and I love how well landscaped it is. The ride is also very well laid out for offride and visuals, it's fun just to watch Nemesis go round. My only complaint is the headbanging, it's bearable and it could be solved with new trains or retracking.

3. Air
If you've seen the rest of my list, you'll know I'm a big fan of rides that are just good fun. Air is a great example of this and the sensations are very different to the other flying coasters I've ridden. It simulates flying well and I look forward to the changes next year!

2. The Swarm
The Swarm is my favourite UK ride I've ridden thus far. At night, it's an epic experience. The island has got some great theming and the effects throughout the ride are also great! Brave it backwards is a nice touch too, even though I prefer forwards riding. Despite having ridden X-Flight (which is generally considered superior) I prefer The Swarm because of it's theming and near misses.

1. Twisted Colossus
What can I say about Twisted Colossus that hasn't been said? The inversions are brilliant. The airtime is awesome. The duelling adds another dimension to the ride. I only got one front row ride on Twisted Colossus, but it was easily the best ride at Six Flags Magic Mountain. It's better themed than most of the other rides at Magic Mountain, and it makes me really want to ride more RMCs!

This list will probably change next year when I visit Europa Park and ride Air V2!
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Re: Your Top Ten Coasters

Mon Jan 04, 2016 12:25 am

Might as well do a quick 2015 list too:

10.SAW:the ride

Not a bad coaster by any means, but hasn't been as enjoyable this year in comparison to previous years. Despite this, it's still a top 10 UK coaster for me.

9.Stealth

Has placed higher in previous years but felt a little bit let down by stealth this season, ridden every row and every seat and I still feel that the overall atmosphere around the ride and the anticipation has died down somewhat this year. Fright nights alone was the reason for the placement on the list.

8.Rita

Placed much higher on this list than it would have done prior to the season, but having discovered the joy of front row rides on Rita, my opinion was changed for the better. Still painfully rough in the back though.

7.Air

Managed to get quite a few (15) rides on Air this season, and having not ridden much prior to this, was pleasantly surprised at what I thought was a much better ride experience than before. Let's see what next year brings.

6.Oblivion

The large portion of the reasoning for Oblivion making the list comes from the ERT at Sizzler. Some fantastic rides on it made me appreciate just how good Oblivion can be, making it much higher on the 'to do' list during a Towers visit.

5.Nemesis Inferno

May come as a surprise that Inferno is high on the list, as prior to fright nights this wouldn't have made the top 10. Riding Inferno in the dark, 5 minutes after park close was one of the best experiences of the season in my opinion.

4.The Smiler

High on this list, and with good reason. Rode it 5 times across 2 days during May Half term and with each ride it kept getting better. Cannot wait to be back riding her come the new season and hope for more awesome rides.

3.Dragon's Fury

My most ridden coaster of the 2015 season (54), a big reason for the placement. Had some amazing rides on Fury this year which has made me realize just how much better than spinball it is. Halloween, riding at 9:30pm was definitely the highlight of the Cwoa season.

2.Colossus

This may come as a big surprise as Colossus doesn't carry the best reputation amongst enthusiasts, but this year it was the highlight of Thorpe for me. Front row is one of the best things on park, add a few night rides at summer nights and fright nights alike and it totaled as my most ridden Thorpe ride(44), and gave me a whole load of new respect for Intamin.

1.Nemesis

This should come as no surprise to anyone, and shouldn't really need an explanation. Easily the best coaster in the country, still world class after 21 years, and for those reasons coupled with some beautiful rides this season is enough to take the number one spot.

Only made it to the Merlin UK parks this season, however if all goes to plan I should be at Europa Park and many more UK parks in the 2016 season.
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