New Mexico's new super coaster's name is...CORNY

Monday, May 13, 2002 12:31 PM
ALBUQUERQUE -Mayor Martin Chavez, along with Linda and Gary Hays, owners of Cliff's Amusement Park, announced today during a contract signing ceremony, that Cliff's will build New Mexico's first major custom roller coaster which will be called The New Mexico Rattler. According to Linda Hays, "The New Mexico Rattler, two million dollar, out-and-back twister style coaster is scheduled to open Friday, June 21, 2002.That's right, two weeks after the naming contest ended they have finally picked the name, "New Mexico Rattler."

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Lake Compounce-So Fresh and So Clean Clean

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Monday, May 13, 2002 12:37 PM

Seems... original

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Im the #1 Canobie Lake Park Fan!!!These are my top 3 coasters:
1. S:RoS @ SFNE 2. Yankee Cannonball 3. Cyclone

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Monday, May 13, 2002 12:38 PM
It sounds kinda weird. It has no ring to it at all, IMO. No matter, the name of the ride doesn't affect the quality.
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Monday, May 13, 2002 12:40 PM

Original, seeing that the Rattler and Timber Rattler already exsist, now they decide to call theirs the "New Mexico Rattler"

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Lake Compounce-So Fresh and So Clean Clean

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Monday, May 13, 2002 12:41 PM

They picked that? Cripes, I sent in El Scorcho, and that sounds better then that imho.

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Flume & Hydroblaster Crew for 2002!

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Monday, May 13, 2002 12:52 PM
I think it makes perfect sense! Wooden coaster make a "rattling" sound, there are lots of rattlesnakes in NM. I'm sure it will be affectionately referred to as "The Rattler" anyway...most people will drop the "NM" part. Besides...who cares what the name is anyway...THEY GET A NEW WOODIE!!

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2002 - the year of IB's LoCoSuMo!!

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Monday, May 13, 2002 12:59 PM

That's what I'm talking about, nobody is going to say New Mexico Rattler. They'll just say The Rattler, and we're like "which one?" I really like the name Rattler, but don't want it duplicated, and seeing them add New Mexico to the front makes the name sound too long, it's not catchy either.

I sent in:

Rage

Contortriz

Passado

Hyper Fang

Alboroto

Quicksilver

Razor

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Lake Compounce-So Fresh and So Clean Clean

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Monday, May 13, 2002 2:57 PM
Vertigo, you seem in desparate need of attention by continually using the bold feature. We can all read just fine without it.
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The word "definitely" is definitely the most misspelled word on the buzz.
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Monday, May 13, 2002 3:04 PM
IntaminFan... it is spelled desperate!;) (couldn't resist!)
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Monday, May 13, 2002 3:14 PM

Quicksilver is a commonly used name.

I remember sending in the name for the Dollywood Waterpark...I think my "Tennessee Tapwater Valley" was alot better name for the waterpark, in Tennessee, in a valley. Long name, but it has a nice ring to it. Not much longer than Hurricane Harbour or Splash City.

I think they chose the name "Dolly's Splash Country" still a long one, and a sucky name IMO.

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"Villain-Once You Drop, The Fun Don't Stop!"~My No Limits Designs...http://coastergames.net/author.php?author=BKF%20Master

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Monday, May 13, 2002 3:45 PM

If you didn't submit a name for it, don't complain about it...

The name is long, but I'm sure that soon enough, it will be referred to as simply "Rattler"

But the best part is that I might get to ride it next month, on a chance trip to New Mexico. I'm certainly hoping for it... My only CCI experience so far has been a good one (ghostrider!)

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Xcelerator-
0-82 in 2.3 seconds! =Wow!

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Monday, May 13, 2002 5:01 PM

Sounds fine to me, it's simple.

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Monday, May 13, 2002 5:06 PM
Everyone said Cornball Express had a silly name too, but after people rode it, I don't think they cared much :)

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-Eric
LoCoSuMo! originated by Mamoosh.

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Monday, May 13, 2002 5:12 PM
Cornball Express is a great name IMO, it's original. I gotta say that name is insanely lame. How many entries did they get? I thought to myself, hmmm... well if they're going to get a bunch of submissions and they're going to choose the best name, then it's going to be a good name. The winner is probably some 7-year-old who was playing stupid and sent it in for kicks.

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The above statement is false.

Constant Looping is a lack of creativity.

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Monday, May 13, 2002 5:15 PM
I think it is a wonderful name. Heres to the NMR!

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Bob Hansen

A proud CoasterBuzz Member
"We are not responsible for anything the Demon takes or breaks"

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Monday, May 13, 2002 7:42 PM
No offense, Vertigo, but those names you submitted are terrible.
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Monday, May 13, 2002 7:51 PM
that name is awesome. would you prefer another superman coaster with poor themeing?
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Monday, May 13, 2002 8:38 PM
Depends if it's a BM flyer.... mind you , the ride makes the coaster. Not the name. like.. Attack of the Clones...

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Tuesday, May 14, 2002 7:41 AM

As Mamoosh said, its a new wooden roller coaster, not to mention a wooden coaster in a state where most of the people have probably never ridden a real coaster before (no offense to the park's Galaxi).

Call it whatever you want, aside from Indiana Beach's Lost Coaster, it is the only new woodie in the U.S. this year. And a pretty fine looking one, too!

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Tuesday, May 14, 2002 7:59 AM

I don't see any problem with the name. As long as it doesn't have Superman or Batman in the title it's already one up over most as far as originality goes.

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