Favorite/Worst Inverted Coaster

Sunday, May 21, 2000 10:21 AM
Alpengeist is personally my favorite because of the smooth but extreme kind of ride. Hangman is my worst because it is so bumpy and irritating.
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Sunday, May 21, 2000 12:23 PM
Im gonna vote for Batman at SFMM. Second for me would be Volcano at PKD. Third goes to Top Gun at PCW. Fourth is Raptor, and fifth is Face/Off. Those are the only ones I've been on and although short, Batman provides an intense, thrilling ride. Volcano is nice because it's unique and has easily the best beginning. Face/Off is just plain too long of a wait for a tame at best ride.

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"May the Force be with you"
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Sunday, May 21, 2000 12:34 PM
Raptor is the best(I never rode Alpengeist). *** This post was edited by Andrew on 5/21/2000. ***
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Sunday, May 21, 2000 1:15 PM
I've only ridden 2, and Montu is my favorite one. I like the Egyptian theming to it and the the awesome elements. Face/Off is a fun ride, but I think the wait is kinda long for a short ride.

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THE BEASTmaster
www.geocities.com/byostie
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Sunday, May 21, 2000 1:46 PM
My favorite inverted coasters in order are:

Montu, Raptor, Dueling Dragons, Mind Eraser.
For Dueling Dragons I actually like Fire a little more than Ice.
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Sunday, May 21, 2000 2:58 PM
Fire dragon is my favorite, followed by:
Montu
Top Gun(PGA)
Batman
Volcano
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Sunday, May 21, 2000 3:37 PM
Favorite would have to be Raptor. Great ride!
Least favorite would have to be Kong at SFMW. It's kinda rough and it has the "headache harness"...
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Sunday, May 21, 2000 7:09 PM
Montu is great. The batwing is outstanding. But, it's a toss up between Raptor's g-forces and Alpengeist's theming and size for my top slot. Rolling through those trees are amazing. My worst, sorry people, but Face Off just doesn't get it for me. I know, I must be on cough medecine, but it doesn't. Serial Thriller is in the middle, but is still pretty good.

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There's nothing like a woodie...
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Monday, May 22, 2000 7:13 AM
I haven't seen anyone mention Great Bear at Hersheypark yet - I like that one and Alpengeist. I can't decide which I like better. I didn't care for Volcano much.
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Monday, May 22, 2000 8:14 AM
1.ICE
2.FIRE
3.FACE/OFF
4.MONTU

Those are the only ones I've ridden if memory serves me correctly.
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Monday, May 22, 2000 8:21 AM
Alpengehist is definately the best of the inverts that I have ridden, followed by Raptor, Volcano and the Mind Eraser at SFA, which is actually rather smooth and now operating with ten car trains.

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Six Flags America IS a Six Flags park! *** This post was edited by WildOne on 5/26/2000. ***
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Monday, May 22, 2000 9:21 AM
My favorite inverted coaster is with out a doubt
Alpengiest. It is by far the smoothest fastest
inverted Ive been on. Its pacingg is awsome and
the theming is great.I also love Volcano for its
sheer speed and intensity/
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Monday, May 22, 2000 3:27 PM
Xrae, the Great Bear is a great inverted coaster, it shows that B&M doesn't have to have the fastest, tallest coaster for it to be considered great. The Great Bear also only has 4 inversions (i think) compared to Alpengeist which has 8 inversions, but the Great Bear is just as cool as Alpengeist.

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Long Live Cedar Fair ;)
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Monday, May 22, 2000 3:50 PM
I believe Alpengeist has 7 inversions, not 8

-Immelman
-Vertical Loop
-Cobra Roll (2)
-Zero-G
-Flat Spin (2?)

I have never been to BGW, but Alpie looks cool.

My favorite inverted coaster (out of 3) is definatley Raptor. I think it has the best drop (on the midway) and has great pacing, not to mention a G-Force-spectacular ending. Nothing can beat that green machine. :)
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Cousins Against Bob Evans When Near Cedar Point (V
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Monday, May 22, 2000 4:04 PM
My favorite is Fire Dragon withe Ice closely in second.
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Monday, May 22, 2000 5:08 PM
Alpengeist is the god of Inverts although i've only been on 3. The Great Bear is good I love the helix before the drop. The other invert I rode was Volcano. great launch alough after you get shot out its kinda dull only in-line twists.

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Parks hit for 2000!
PKD,BGW,Knoebles,Dorney,Hershey
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Monday, May 22, 2000 5:26 PM
coasterpunk,
dont praise alpengeist with godliness until you ride atleast 1 invert that is also sometimes considered as the best invert. Montu? Raptor????
I havent ridden alpengeist or montu, and i dont say Raptor(my fave) is the god of inverts becasue i dont have enought room to talk
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Monday, May 22, 2000 7:19 PM
My die hard mouth is closed...

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There's nothing like a woodie...
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Monday, May 22, 2000 7:27 PM
If you consider S:UE to be an inverted (I do), then S:UE is miles ahead of the competition right now. Raptor was my favorite until this year, but now it's a distant second.

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--Greg

http://www.pobox.com/~gregleg/
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Tuesday, May 23, 2000 7:08 AM
According to popular opinion, however, S:UE is not a roller coaster. I think it is, but I seem to be in the minority on that one.

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Gotta ride 'em all!
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