Best/worst coaster name?

Saturday, July 1, 2000 11:41 AM
This is tough! My favourite is Kumba.
Worst is Boomerang. There are soooo many coasters with this name.
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Saturday, July 1, 2000 11:58 AM
A stupid name I've heard is "Roller Coaster." What a non-original name. The best is Dueling Dragons!!!
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Saturday, July 1, 2000 1:51 PM
All of the overused names are good like Mind Eraser and Serial Thriller. But now they are just dumb. Smae thing with Batman:The Ride, Superman:The Ride. It won't keep me from riding though!!!!!
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Saturday, July 1, 2000 3:49 PM
The best coaster name goes to the Phoenix. It's name says it all. Like the bird phoenix it rose from it's ashes (Playland, San Antonio, TX) and is living its new life at Knoebels. It's the perfect name.
Worst names goes to most of the coasters at the Six Flags parks. most are all clones with the same names. Can't they at least come up with a new name. I'm sure they must have a little more tallent than they show for names. Or do they?

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Parks hit for 2000!
PKD,BGW,Knoebels,DP,HP,PKI,HW,SFKK,SFA, Camden, SFO,CP,WL,IW,KW,BP
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Saturday, July 1, 2000 4:44 PM
Best name: Banshee-I'm still hoping:)
Worst name: Boomerang
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Saturday, July 1, 2000 4:52 PM
I like the name Apollo's Chariot. It even sounds fast. (Apollo = messenger of the Gods)

Sooperdooperlooper has to be one of the lamest names out there.

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Gotta ride 'em all!
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Saturday, July 1, 2000 6:52 PM
BEST: Kumba
WORST: Any Batman, Superman, or other super hero names.

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right about now you are about to be possesed by the sounds of DJ MFORCE
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Sunday, July 2, 2000 5:43 AM
Best- Alpengeist no one can argue with that!
Worst-Super Hero Rides
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Racers Start your Engines!
at Hersheypark
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Sunday, July 2, 2000 12:06 PM
Best - Millennium Force
Worst - Son of Beast
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Sunday, July 2, 2000 4:49 PM
I think Sooperdooperlooper is a funny name.
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Sunday, July 2, 2000 8:12 PM
the funny thing is, at hershey everyone refers to it as looper
-Mike
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3 MF rides:
3-2, 5-1, 9-2
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Sunday, July 2, 2000 11:28 PM
The worst names have to be ones to keep sponsors happy ie. The Pepsi Max Big One and now The Iron Bru Revolution. NEED I SAY MORE !!!

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Up & Down beats Round & Round ANYTIME !!! *** This post was edited by Joker on 7/3/2000. ***
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Monday, July 3, 2000 8:52 AM
BEST: Banshee, Raptor
WORST: Millennium Force

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Favorite Steel: Millennium Force, Raptor
Favorite Wood: Beast, Son of Beast
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-Nick
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Monday, July 3, 2000 2:53 PM
Best: Millennium Force, Boomerang: Coast to Coaster

Worst: Roller Coaster, sooperdooperlooper

Ticket to Ride rules!
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Monday, July 3, 2000 3:05 PM
The Best Name is "steel Phantom" or perhaps "the great american scream machiene" the worst is definitely "Drachen Fire"....is drachen even a word? whats that supposed to mean anyways?...(Drachen Fire: German for broken neck)
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Monday, July 3, 2000 5:52 PM
Drachen is german for Dragon.
Isn't it in the German section of the park this makes sense.
Boomerang in an Africa section does not make sense.(WOF) Very Original.
Does Vekoma have something with naming rights or are all the parks this lazy. Because you can pretty much get the designer by knowing the name I mean there are not too many different names on Vekoma coasters. Mind Eraser, Boomerang, that pretty much covers about 90% of them.

The Best name for a coaster is Timber Wolf.
However Ghostrider is a great name.

Also The Super Hero thing is fine just stop cloning them.

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#1 Steel-Incredible Hulk
#1 Wood--Timber Wolf
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Monday, July 3, 2000 6:00 PM
Believe it or not, drachen is a word...

'der drachen' is German for dragon, among other things.

Broken neck is 'hals brechen'.
...or maybe it's brechen schnecken.
just kidding, :)
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Wednesday, July 5, 2000 8:56 AM
Best: Kumba
Worst: MANTIS
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Wednesday, July 5, 2000 9:27 AM
Joker, did you forget about 7UP Shockwave , Pepsi Max Drop, and the now-gone Pepsi Max Super Shot?
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Wednesday, July 5, 2000 6:36 PM
Best: Magnum Xl200 and Steel Phantom
Worst: Mantis
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