Some change while riding a Chance Inverter at SFO. I also got off a Chance Zipper last summer and the ride op was asking everyone if they lost some keys. Of course they were mine. Damn Chance inverting rides:) According to Robert Coker from Thrillride in his review of Stealth I shouldn't even ponder taking anything loose on Batwing this summer.
I lost my hat on the Beastie. The Beastie for crying out load!!!
I also dropped my sunglasses through the track in the station of Shivering Timbers. Fortunatly, I was able to get both back.
And I lost an never found my camera that I lost on King Cobra. The leg shield ushed it out of my pocket. I was annoyed! It had behind the scenes picts of SOB construction!
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I never have, but I was riding the swings at Cedar Point with a friend, and she had a full can of pop in her jacket that came flying out into the midway. It smashed on the ground and spun around fizzing. I just was glad it didn't tag somebody!
I lost my sunglasses on Mantis in the corkscrew, did not get them back. I purchased another pair at a gas station for the rest of my summer coaster vacation, they broke the very next day at Michigan's Adventure. Cheap pieces of (edit)! At least I didn't lose them.
I lost another pair of shades on Ghostrider, but someone in the back of the train actually caught them! No joke! I got those back.
ive got a good storie. we were riding the magnum,and i had a poleroid(not sure of spelling)camera.it was secured around my neck for the whole ride,untill i hit one of the returning bunny hops...the camera just flew out from around my neck and hit the ground.the ride opp told me to come back later,and if they found it they would save it for me.the kicker was when i came back later to get my camera,it was smashed all up..but it took a picture just as it hit the ground.all you saw on the picture was a silver support and glass.
Personally haven't lost anything. However, while riding Mean Streak a couple years back, a guy in front of us lost his hat and my husband caught it. Good thing we always have our hands up, never know what you'll get.
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My friend lost an open red juice bottle on twister in Knobles and we where in the front seat and all of it came out soaking every one behind us. They where not happy with us. ------------- FEAR THE FOUR Drachen fire what will happen to it?
Sunglasses seem to be at big risk at theme parks. I took special note to always place my sunglasses in my pocket during my Goliath-a-thon last fall. Wouldn't you know it on my last ride I forgot and left them clipped to my shirt. Well, as we descended down the first drop I remembered them. Too late, they were swallowed by the tunnel. AAAH! Those things cost me $45.00!
This is rather disgusting, but a number of years back my brother lost a kleenex on Magnum. While losing a tissue isn't so bad, he had just been mopping up a nosebleed! He lost it right near the cameras so when he went to check his picture, the tissue was suspended right near his head! It was pretty funny to see. I just wish the schmuck would have bought the picture! Last year he also lost a full pack of cigarettes on Magnum somewhere over Soak City. Can you imagine some child in the kiddie pool running up to their parent with a pack of smokes that had just hit them on the head! Damn, I alsmot burst my insides last year laughing at his bad luck.
-Eric -------------------- E Blitz Entertainment Bay City, Michigan A division of LCA Entertainment
I personally have never lost anything, but on the first drop of Raging Bull, a candy bar and a lighter kind of floated out of my dad's shirt pocket and brushed against his beard as he half-heartedly tried to reach out and grab the items in vain. ------------- "100,000 miles of track..."-Geddy Lee