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my answer: yes.
i love both.
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My Top 5 Coasters:
1. Raging Bull(SFGAm) 2.Millenium Force(CP) 3. Deja Vu(SFGAm) 4.V2(SFGAm) 5.Cornball Express(IB)http://coasterworld.cjb.net
I like to try both on a coaster and then decide from there. Like on the Villain opening season (2000) the back was THE BEST seat in the house.
In 2001 it had gotten a little rougher and the laterals on some of the track were a little more than I like so the front became my fav. spot. Front on Villain is very good...seeing the track right before you is awesome and if you lean over the railing on the front of the cars it seems like you are heading straight down.
I believe this is just personal preference. I love the front on any coaster. However, on my favorite coaster (Viper - SFGAm) I ride the 3rd row because that has the most air. On Shivering Timbers I like the front because of the floater air rather than the slamming air in the back. Other people I know prefer the back on ST.
But in the end it's all about riding - period.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former." - Albert Einstein
For inverts, I definately like the front for the visuals. Any seat other than the front on an invert isn't that fun since you can't see anything.
On smooth non-inverted rides I usually like the back. I like getting pulled over the hills, not pushed like in the front. The back seat, on the first drop for example, starts accelerating well before the drop itself. The front you are already a decent amount down the drop before you start moving fast.
On rough rides I like the middle because they are the smoothest usually.
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It all depends on the coaster. While the rear seat is usually to best for air time, there are major exceptions. For example, Car 1 Row 3 is legendary on Phoenix as the ejector seat. Skyliner is also a front seat woodie.
Many inverts are best up front because of the view and limited air time anywhere. You haven't ridden Volcano until you've ridden the front seat.
Most hypers and woodies I find I like best in the back.
All depends on the coaster with a few exceptions...
Inverts and SLC's are front seat coasters. You may get intensity in other seats but you miss out on the great visuals... especially on B&M inverts with their four across seating... if you are in the inside two seats in any row but the front, you may as well be riding with a bag over your head.
On all other coasters, it doesn't really matter... with a few exceptions.
1) unless you want your internal organs re-arranged, do not sit in the back seat of the Williamsgrove Cyclone.
2) Steel Force at Dorney Park is one on my "front seat" list
3) I find back seats of boomerangs a bit painful on the neck
4) On wood coasters with lap bars... I find I like the 3rd or 4th seat... good combination of visuals, airtime and speed.
5) on all other "sit down coasters", I really don't care.
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Here's my list for Valleyfair
Mad Mouse: Doesn't really matter. Either one works.
High Roller: Front seat seems to give the best air
Excalibur: Back Seat by far. The back is rough though so only sit back there if you can handle the intensity. Especially if the park is running it with light trims on.
Wild Thing: Front seat by far
Corkscrew: I actually prefer this coaster in the back as I like to see the people in the front seat going through the loop.
Tha major Cedar Point Rides
Front Seat: Maggie, Mean Streak, Raptor, Mantis, Millenium Force
Back Seat Blue Streak, Cedar Creek Mine Ride, Corkscrew, Gemini
Underground: Doesn't really matter
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It's preference for the most part and the front seat was worth it for the visuals on duellers like Gwazi and Dueling Dragons.
SROS: Ride it once in front for the view, then several times in back for the air.
Batwing: Makes relatively little difference. The ride in the outside left rear seat is the most vigorous, but least comfortable.
Roar: Back seat all the way.
Wild One: Best in the front, but also good in the back.
Mind Eraser: Inverts are best in front.
Two Face: The ends are nice, but it's also fun to watch people opposite you scream.
Joker's Jinx: I'll reserve my opinion until I've ridden it without the OTSRs,
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