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Naked Roller Coaster World Record

Sun Jul 04, 2010 10:30 pm

On Sunday 8 August i will be taking part at an attempt to break the world record of the most people riding a roller coaster naked at the same time which currently stands at 32.

This will be at southend



This is something very out there and daring to do so to make it happen please sponser me.

http://www.justgiving.com/nakedrollercoasterevent


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Re: Naked Roller Coaster World Record

Mon Jul 05, 2010 6:57 pm

I presume this is being done on Green Scream. I would be more willing if it wasn't taking Alton's record away.

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Re: Naked Roller Coaster World Record

Mon Jul 05, 2010 7:31 pm

yes it is green scream
 
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Re: Naked Roller Coaster World Record

Fri Aug 06, 2010 2:33 pm

Just a reminder that the event is happening this weekend so its not to later to sponser should you so wish all the money raised is going to southend hospital

cheers dan
 
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Fri Aug 06, 2010 2:40 pm

Good luck!
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Sat Aug 07, 2010 9:59 pm

Good luck :D Taking Alton's record, boo and his :P but it's for a good cause, so good luck to you!
 
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Southend Naked Roller coaster

Mon Aug 09, 2010 4:54 pm

Dunno if this been posted anywhere else, was just flicking through BBC news at work and came across this:

[url=http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-10915795" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;]http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-10915795[/url]

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Mon Aug 09, 2010 8:35 pm

Saw it in the paper, 102 people did it, it took 3 circuits to do it, so does that count? I thought it would only count if it was one circuit :?
 
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Re: Naked Roller Coaster World Record

Mon Aug 09, 2010 9:27 pm

I don't understand how this record works, here's the news report from Look East:

[url=http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-10915795" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;]http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-10915795[/url]

The lady states that the coaster has 40 seats and as there is only one other coaster in Belgium with as many seats, she said the record would stay in Southend for a long time to come. So they set the record at 102 naked riders by sending the train round three times but what's stopping any other 32 seat coaster being sent round four times with 128 people riding.

So if the record is a number of naked people riding a roller coaster in succession then I do understand but I don't understand how the number of seats on the train can affect it.

If the record was the number of people on a coaster naked at any one time then the 40 seater train would obviously be the key factor here. Can someone explain?

Congratulations to Coaster Toaster for taking part, (were you on that film?) and well done for the money raised for the good cause.
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Re: Naked Roller Coaster World Record

Mon Aug 09, 2010 9:42 pm

Hmm... does the coaster have 3 trains? Because if so, if they were all going round with people in at the same time then that would have broken the record?

If not then I'm not sure, to be honest.
 
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Re: Naked Roller Coaster World Record

Mon Aug 09, 2010 10:03 pm

Seem to of got my self into most of the tv parts in the background and most of the papers.

It has gone worldwide with reports in australia, usa, thailand, canada, india.

All the people who took part got sent an email with links to where its ended up at to date and its around 60 odd places including raidios and online places such as msn news and virgin news.

It was a good experience and really well managed. You didnt really feel naked until the train was about to depart which at the point you had to uncover yourself and go but when it came back you cover back up and off the ride you get.

As for the record part im not sure i thought it was the most people on a coaster being 40 of which i made sure i was on the first train
 
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Re: Naked Roller Coaster World Record

Mon Aug 09, 2010 10:19 pm

Yeah it makes sense if the record has been set at 40, that's what I thought, but as the reports are saying 102 it really doesn't make much sense.

Well done again :D
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Re: Naked Roller Coaster World Record

Mon Aug 09, 2010 10:23 pm

Thinking about it may be a media hype and 102 people ride naked and sounds good for the press etc but the record would stand at 40. Will have to wait and see and let you guys know when i find out with things.
 
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Re: Naked Roller Coaster World Record

Tue Aug 10, 2010 12:38 am

Well Done to everyone that took part, £22,000 is an incredible amount of money to raise for such a worthy cause.

To clarify, even though 102 people took part, the new world record stands at 40 naked riders as this is the amount one train can accommodate.
 
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Re: Naked Roller Coaster World Record

Tue Aug 10, 2010 12:58 am

This raises the question of how high the record could theoretically go - long train coasters could push it to 60 (Revolution at Bobbejaanland) and if they allowed multiple trains to be used it could go well over 100 - Euro Mir has 9 trains seating 16 each for a maximum of 144.
 
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Re: Naked Roller Coaster World Record

Tue Aug 10, 2010 2:34 am

"Khanage" wrote:
The lady states that the coaster has 40 seats and as there is only one other coaster in Belgium with as many seats, she said the record would stay in Southend for a long time to come.


[url=http://www.rcdb.com/779.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;]http://www.rcdb.com/779.htm[/url]
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Re: Naked Roller Coaster World Record

Tue Aug 10, 2010 9:47 am

The ultimate only seats 38 to a train, so they'd need to use both trains (and a lot of coasters can get 40 or more at one time when running more than 1 train)

However, even considering single train operation the statement is still wrong - Alton could retake the record with RMT.
 
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Re: Naked Roller Coaster World Record

Tue Aug 10, 2010 12:23 pm

"John" wrote:
However, even considering single train operation the statement is still wrong - Alton could retake the record with RMT.

Oh but... oh... I can't resist... I have to say it...

...but is RMT technically a coaster?

All I'm saying is Guinness are probably quite strict on their definitions of what is and isn't a coaster...
 
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Re: Naked Roller Coaster World Record

Fri Oct 01, 2010 2:31 pm

ok as i said i would report on any info and so here it is someone who took part has found out and the rules have changed.

The record is being recognised as 102 (and not the capacity of the train, 40). There has been a change in the rules for this record, which now recognise the number of people taking part to be the record, so long as:

* If the carriages of the ride do not accommodate all riders, they must ride on consecutive trains, with no gaps in between the trains.

* The ride may operate as many times as is necessary to accommodate all the participants and allow each rider at least one turn.

So, if enough people do it, you can set the record on a Big Apple coaster.
 
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Re: Naked Roller Coaster World Record

Sat Oct 02, 2010 8:04 pm

Get your little beastie out on the Beastie for Merlin's Magic Wand?

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