SFGam 7/22 thanks for your help!!!

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Wednesday, July 24, 2002 10:29 AM

We arrived at 10 am and rode the top of the double carousel. It was beautiful. Our first impression of the park was that it's not very big. But soon found out it was. We then went to the Whizzer. My 2 1/2 year old was 36" tall and able to ride, but afterthought was that it was pretty fast for her. I really enjoyed it.

Then to the Demon. We did the child swap thing, I waited at the exit, the tunnels were really cool but the corkscrew killed my head! I think I'm getting too old for these inversions! Then it was off to the Bull......what a rush.....LOVED IT! And this child swap thing is working great! The ride ops were very nice about it on every ride! The G's on the Bull are intense to me but that first hill is the bomb! I want one of these floorless coasters closer to home.....(could these trains work on Chang? Doing the loops and stuff or would it haf to be OTSR?)

Anyway liked the Viper, was a little disappointed in the Eagle. Kids loved the Cartoon Network area. Did the Ice Mountain boat ride (pretty scarey for 2 year old).

Off to Batman, I went up the exit again and missed all the scenery but the loading station was really cool. I liked this ride ok but I kept my head forward and when I finally was able to put it back it killed my head! This need some padding like on T2! Would have liked riding again tho... to give it another chance. When it got dark the full moon was looming the Batman's track and really looked spooky.

Then the train ride while the taller ones rode V2. ( I chickened out....sorry I cannot claim to be an enthusiast anymore I guess! ) They loved it!! My 10 year old and her dad waited for front car and I was so scared for her. By the way she had grown an inch since mother's day so we didn't need the 1/2 inch taller shoes!

We passed on Iron Wolf.....long line and we have rode Chang alot. Then the kids rode Shockwave and complained it was a headbanger. I opted out after reading TR on here. We then went to the Giant Drop. I love those things. The line was moving good and all but one car was working I think.

HAD to do the Bull again....still loving it. Then to the parade...It was really neat I thought. Really enjoyed that! Then one last ride on the Bull.

Didn't do Deja Vu, it looked to be running most of the day. I rode Face Off last year and HATED it, so I didn't want to ride this. All in all a good day. Hot, but not beating sun mostly cloudy. Hope to come back when they add a flying coaster....which may be soon???? We have definately gotten our 44 dollars worth out of our passes to SFKK!!

*** This post was edited by staceyd on 7/24/2002. ***

*** This post was edited by staceyd on 7/24/2002. ***

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Wednesday, July 24, 2002 10:47 AM
NO Deja Vu:( Make a few more paragraphs tough.

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Sean

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Wednesday, July 24, 2002 11:17 AM

StaceyD,

Bull is not a floorless coaster, but otherwise, a great TR...

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Goodbye Whizzer, dear friend. You set me rolling many years ago into this fun hobby...

RIP Whizzer: 1976 - 2002

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Wednesday, July 24, 2002 11:28 AM
Sorry what is it then? And then what is considered a floorless?
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Wednesday, July 24, 2002 11:35 AM
A coaster where the floor drops down and to the side before you are dispatched. You probably thought it was a floorless because when you sit in the recliner type seats, your feet dont touch the floor. The Bull is considered a Hyper(Speed) coaster.

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""To be the man, WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!, You got to beat the man""!!!

*** This post was edited by Chitown on 7/24/2002. ***

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Wednesday, July 24, 2002 1:16 PM
I did think that.....so what coaster is floorless and how different is it from the Bull? Just wanting to know!
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Wednesday, July 24, 2002 2:30 PM
Nice TR, and I'm glad you enjoyed the trip, but I think you made a HUGE mistake not riding V2 or Deja Vu. In my mind, those are the two most thrilling rides in the park. (Yes, even more so than Bull).

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SFGAm: 1)DV 2)V2 3)AE Blue 4)Viper 5)Bull


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Wednesday, July 24, 2002 2:35 PM
Both Medusa's, B:KF, B:TDK, Kraken, Superman Krypton Coaster, and two overseas are floorless coasters. They all have inversions and have a cool sensation because you can see the track go right beneath your feet.

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Raging Bull= 100

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Wednesday, July 24, 2002 2:46 PM
What did you not like about Face Off? If it was roughness, then Deja Vu (at least SFMM's) is much less rough than Face Off. Maybe because it is new? If you did not like it because of the disorientation of a small layout with lots of inversions and going backwards, then maybe Deja Vu is not the thing for you.

Good report, I wish there was a B&M Speedcoaster on the West coast...

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Nothing... NOTHING... can prepare you for... the Fourth Dimension!

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Friday, July 26, 2002 8:22 AM
A floorless is like bull (but they all have inversions) and the only thing like a floor at all is the connection. Floorlesses are basically seats on tracks.
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Friday, July 26, 2002 8:22 AM
A floorless is like bull (but they all have inversions) and the only thing like a floor at all is the connection. Floorlesses are basically seats on tracks.
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Friday, July 26, 2002 8:36 AM

This is Floorless, http://rcdb.com/installationgallery617.htm?Picture=8. Medusa at Six Flags Marine World Before the train rolls out of the station there are two steel platforms the pull out of either side of the train and go under the station.

With Raging Bull the trains look like this, http://rcdb.com/installationgallery535.htm?Picture=10. The trains have a raised seating style where the seats are raised to that there is still a floor but your feet can dangle.


I have never been on Medusa but I've been on the Bull 7 times and I loved it every time.

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Farewell To Willards Whizzer- May 29th 1976-August 11th 2002.
Thanks for giving us a great 26 Seasons!

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