curious coaster rumor. Has anyone else heard this?

Saturday, May 22, 2010 2:00 AM

I was looking at my netscape homepage, and there was a brief article about the new coaster wars. But, It really didn't say anything about it. I have a feeling that it was just a teaser advertisement for Kingda Kahn.

The brief article claims that there is another coaster in the works that will be faster than Kingda, and might even be taller, but didn't give any details on how fast, how big, or where this mystery coaster would be built.

But, it could be just another one of those 10 year old coaster shows, that claims to be brand new, only they don't take into fact that all of us coaster lovers have seen the footage they are shooting in their "ALL NEW" show before. Like watching brand new bigfoot footage from 1962.

Any comments?

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Saturday, May 22, 2010 4:22 AM

Kingda Ka's speed record has already been surpassed by Ring racer and Formula rossa. They were probably referring to one of the two...

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Saturday, May 22, 2010 5:20 AM

Timber-Rider said:
I was looking at my netscape homepage, and there was a brief article about the new coaster wars. But, It really didn't say anything about it. I have a feeling that it was just a teaser advertisement for Kingda Kahn.

Kingda Kahn? Any relation to Madeline? my first thought was Genghis or Kublai, but the spelling doesn't fit...:)

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Saturday, May 22, 2010 8:42 AM

delan said:
Kingda Ka's speed record has already been surpassed by Ring racer and Formula rossa. They were probably referring to one of the two...

Perhaps. But as neither of these coasters are currently operating or showing any signs of doing so in the near future.....

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Saturday, May 22, 2010 10:54 AM

Forumla Rossa isn't operating because the park isn't open yet.

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Saturday, May 22, 2010 11:42 AM

I bet it's the F1 coaster in Dubai. Have you seen pictures of that thing!

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Saturday, May 22, 2010 3:14 PM

F1 = Forumla Rossa..same coaster, same park.

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Sunday, May 23, 2010 11:22 PM

I can't get beyond "netscape homepage."

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Monday, May 24, 2010 12:53 AM

^ I checked the date of the post after reading this to make sure someone didn't dig this thread out of its grave.

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Monday, May 24, 2010 9:22 AM

Neuski said:
I can't get beyond "netscape homepage."

Holy 1997, Batman!

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Monday, May 24, 2010 7:21 PM

I had Netscape as late as six years ago, but it became way too much trouble, with the slow loading pages and the dropped service once a week at exactly 10 p.m. with no explanation, I got sick of it. My DSL is way too expensive, but at least they gave me this nifty wireless box thingie. Wireless internet is awesome with my Imac. I plug into an electrical outlet, and it's ready to go.

lol... What is this topic about again? Where is Kingda Kahn going to be built?

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Monday, May 24, 2010 9:34 PM

Kingda

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Monday, May 24, 2010 11:30 PM

I'm in the closet, when it come to liking what is in that link. I LOVED IT!

...But don't tell anyone.

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Tuesday, May 25, 2010 1:27 PM

Wrath of Khan was one of the best Sci Fi movies ever made. Don't be in the closet about it ;).

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Tuesday, May 25, 2010 3:29 PM

Tekwardo said:
Wrath of Khan was one of the best Sci Fi movies ever made. Don't be in the closet about it ;).

No, the ORIGIONAL Star Wars trilogy (ep. 4-6) were the best SciFi movies made. Followed closely by Spaceballs: The Movie, of course.

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Tuesday, May 25, 2010 3:51 PM

Tekwardo said:
was one of the best

I didn't say it was THE best. Besides, there are quite a few scifi movies I'd say are better than Star Wars, which were great in their own right. Well, except most of Jedi.

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Tuesday, May 25, 2010 7:06 PM

I'm partial to "The Fountain", as one of the best Sci-Fi movies of all time. lol

When people mention Star Trek, i always tell them that i am a closet Trekkie. That's not entirely true, but it's still funny. I love the shows and movies, but I wouldn't dress up in Vulcan ears or tell people to "Live long and prosper." Most anything can be taken too far, imho.

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Tuesday, May 25, 2010 9:05 PM

I despised Star Wars when I saw it on its original release in 1977. I have never revisited it. I have never watched Empire Strikes Back. I actually enjoyed Return of the Jedi. I will not watch the "later" trilogy.

That being said, i'll cast my vote for the following in the Sci-Fi realm:

Alien

Aliens

Terminator 2

RoboCop

ET

Spaceballs

I'm sure there's a couple that are simply not coming to mind.

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Tuesday, May 25, 2010 10:15 PM

Wow, what did I start?

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Tuesday, June 1, 2010 7:17 AM

Mike Gallagher said:
That being said, i'll cast my vote for the following in the Sci-Fi realm:

Alien

Aliens

Terminator 2

RoboCop

ET

Spaceballs

What, no Terminator #1?! LOL

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