Limits on speed! Oh the humanity

Friday, September 20, 2002 2:02 PM
My mom just called me from New Jersey and said that she saw something on the news about how New Jersey isnt only going to make G-Force limits, but speed limits as well. please dont close this, im searching for proof right now! Thanks.
Friday, September 20, 2002 2:08 PM

Doesn't New Jersey already have a speed limit? I could have sworn I saw them posted on the interstate.


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Friday, September 20, 2002 2:24 PM

In Marlon Brando voice: "The horror....The horror..."

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Friday, September 20, 2002 2:31 PM

Yeah, the speed limit on coasters will probably be 120 MPH.

Friday, September 20, 2002 3:03 PM
Oh, like I didn't see that coming. What's next? Limiting the track length? The colors of the rides? What a joke.
Friday, September 20, 2002 3:07 PM

New Jersey just sucks.. Ill keep checking news pages for more info..

Friday, September 20, 2002 4:26 PM
now that goes in the book of "Dumbest Rules".
Friday, September 20, 2002 4:59 PM
Hasn't New Jersey also limited the force that can be on Airgates?
Friday, September 20, 2002 5:27 PM
I'm sick of Jersey cause I live there and my parents pay 7,000 dallars taxes every year for nothing. Everything is so expensive in Jersey, just look at the prices at SFGADv.
Friday, September 20, 2002 6:02 PM
Your parents tax money doesn't go to Great Adventure ;)

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Friday, September 20, 2002 6:17 PM

How many dollars is in a dallar? ;) Does NJ have their own currency?

Seriously, why can't the industry just regulate it's self? With all of the lawyers these days, why on earth would a park build something unsafe. Just politicians looking for a soapbox to stand on.

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Friday, September 20, 2002 6:38 PM

Hey CP ismyhome, you make fun of somebody but your work doesn't read over it is self I mean it's self I mean itself! JK

Anyway stupid rule but eh, do you really need to worry about 120mph at this time?

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Friday, September 20, 2002 7:37 PM

Next they'll say:

-no more than 10 coasters in a park

-5 loop maximum

-Nitro's is too bright, repaint it brown and black

-Woodies are too rough for children, must be atleast 13 to ride

-Vekoma is banned from the state

-No hyper coaster because I(Ed Markey) am a big baby!!!

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Friday, September 20, 2002 7:49 PM

Seriously, though: A speed limit on coasters could set a dangerous precedent. I think it's something we should be concerned about. Someone said we should do something about all this, make our views (which just happen to be backed up by the laws of physics) known. The question is, what can we do? I mean, a few hundred people spread thoughout the states and the world are hardly an effective lobby. And not too many of us live in New Jersey.

I don't suppose anyony of you old timers here were in on any dirty tricks from the sixties that could help defeat Markey in the next election?

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Friday, September 20, 2002 8:02 PM

No matter how much we know how stupid these rules are, the people are still buying it. Why? Why? Why? Thank god that I have seen some articles which show the stupidity of these rules.

Friday, September 20, 2002 8:15 PM
That's it, I'm moving. No more Jersey for me!

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*** This post was edited by JFNJ on 9/21/2002. ***

Friday, September 20, 2002 10:51 PM

Look CPismyhome I'm not in the mood for your smart mouth I just had ear surgery and I'm pretty dizzy so just lay off my spelling mistake I can hardly keep my eyes open to begin with. When your tired you don't think.

Anyway I know my parents money doesn't go to SFGAdv but it goes to the government who make the laws for Jersey.

Saturday, September 21, 2002 3:17 AM
Sorry! Just a little fun. Hope your surgery went well and you heal up quick. :)

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Saturday, September 21, 2002 5:13 AM

Wow, sucks to live in 'Jursee.

Sometimes I think that the legislature over on the East Coast is a little "too gun-ho". Come to Missouri where there are no silly rules like that. :)

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Saturday, September 21, 2002 6:53 AM

Well, they could just pull an SFMW and claim that a coaster is going the limit when it's actually going well about the limit. ;)

This is also pretty darn ridculous, as we all know, because more speed means absolutely nothing for forces and safety.

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