Roller Coaster Trading cards

Saturday, August 18, 2001 9:36 PM
Has anyone one seen these cards yet, they show diffrent coaster's from all over, some really cool pics check out link's below.

http://www.non-sport.com/nostalgicards/coasterpromo.html

http://www.nostalgicards.com/nostalgicards/index.html

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Saturday, August 18, 2001 10:47 PM
ok i enjoy coasters and all, but this is just dumb. Some people are way too obsessed about them. Its good to enjoy them, but trading cards? What does it take to satisfy some people?
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Saturday, August 18, 2001 11:45 PM

Hey, those actually seem pretty cool! I want to know where I could get a set!

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Sunday, August 19, 2001 12:32 AM
It's about time some manufacturers are realizing there's a market for this type of thing. There's tons of coaster/park related merchandise that'd sell like mad if someone would just produce it.

Trading cards seem like a good start.


"I'll trade you my Thunderbolt and my Mean Streak for your Kraken" :)
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Sunday, August 19, 2001 11:16 AM
I like coasters but I won't be buying those pointless things...

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Sunday, August 19, 2001 11:21 AM
I just wish more parks would sell posters. It's such an obvious piece of merchandise for them to sell, and yet you never see 'em.

As for the trading cards, they're really only something that would go over well at a coaster event or something like that. People love roller coasters, but a relatively tiny number of people love them as much as we do.

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Matt Lynch
Co-Webmaster, Kennywood Boulevard
http://kennywood.coasterbuzz.com
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Sunday, August 19, 2001 1:49 PM
I think they're stupid, but for some reason, I think I'd still buy a pack or two.
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Sunday, August 19, 2001 1:53 PM
Wow, I'm surprised by the lack off interest from buzzers.

I really would have thought more people would buy something like this.

What is it that turns you guys off? Is it the fact that's it's just a little trading card?

Lynch mentions posters and I agree there too. I think coaster posters would sell like mad, but other than size what really is the difference between the posters and the cards?

I guess you could hang the poster, but in the end it's still just a picture.

At any rate the negative response I'm seeing here surprises me...
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Sunday, August 19, 2001 1:54 PM

sam_i_am said:
"ok i enjoy coasters and all, but this is just dumb. Some people are way too obsessed about them. Its good to enjoy them, but trading cards? What does it take to satisfy some people?"



The leave...in case you haven't noticed, this site is a majority of Hardcore Coaster Enthusiasts


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Sunday, August 19, 2001 7:24 PM
this is actually really cool. how it gives stats and some great photos. Even though I don't really like trading cards that much. I may try and get all the cards and see what coasters they show and some of the pics. Just for fun what else is better than having fun.

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Sunday, August 19, 2001 7:37 PM
I think that this is a really cool idea. But I don't see myself wasting my money on them when I can get good coaster pictures on the internet.

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Sunday, August 19, 2001 10:10 PM
The coaster cards are good and all. But do you get gum with them? Its all about the gum baby. :)
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Monday, August 20, 2001 10:27 AM
Actually, I just bought a poster of the Giant Dipper at Belmont park for only $3.00! It's a really cool picture too! I agree, more parks should offer posters.
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Monday, August 20, 2001 10:46 AM
Hey Those are cool! I have thought about this idea before, that it would be cool to have roller coaster cards, hey Maybe they wil even sell buy the deck or booster pack, that would be cool.
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Monday, August 20, 2001 11:04 AM
Call me a loser, but I'd actually buy those. LOTS of them. I guess this goes back to my obsession with basketball cards when I was a "young'un". I just don't know how big of a market there would be for these things, but I personally think they look cool. 
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Monday, August 20, 2001 2:18 PM
Just sent off for my free sample! ;)
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Yeeee Haaawwww!
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Monday, August 20, 2001 2:20 PM
I will tommarrow ! I cant wait to get them!!
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Monday, August 20, 2001 4:04 PM
If I saw posters of coasters at more parks or stores I would buy them, Cards I would also buy but I wouldn't be trading them or anything like you would do with baseball or basketball cards.

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Don't Fight it, Ride it, RAGING BULL!
My Top 5 Coasters:
1. Raging Bull 2. Millenium Force
3. V2 4. Viper
5. Cornball Express

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Monday, August 20, 2001 6:13 PM
I wouldn't trade them, but I'd want to buy some...to add to the coaster memorabilia I already have.

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Tuesday, August 21, 2001 1:13 PM
I agree with Lord Gonchar. Those are cool collectbiles. You never know as popular as trading cards are they might actually be worth some good money. I think I am going to get a set for sure. I also agree with Lynch parks should sell some posters. I know Hersheypark(my home park) used to have them, but then once they opened the on ride photos they disappeared.
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