I always say "V two". I don't like to think of math while I'm at an amusement park ("V squared" ;)). But I usually call it "Vertical Velocity" and all my friends do. When I ask them what they think it is they usually say "V Squared", there's your GP opinion.
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I think the majority of us would know one way or the other. Just a matter of personal preference. Outside of coaster enthusiast circles, you're probably better off calling it by it's full name "Vertical Velocity". ----------------- I rode "X" and never went upside down.
No matter what is mathematically correct, this is marketing and... It is never referred to as "v-squared" by six flags parks, and they own it, so they can call it whatever they want, and they call it "V-Two" for short.
*** This post was edited by SFGRAMBoy20 on 11/5/2001. ***
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They have a ride called T2...and it stands for Terror to the Second Power, making it Terror Squared. Now, V2 at SFMW and SFGAm stands for Vertical Velocity, which has nothing to do with anything being to the second power. So, it is therefore pronounced V TWO!
I think its called V2, the reason its a little 2 on the logo is only because it looks cool, and logos are supposed to look cool and that logo does look cool so it makes perfect sense. -----------------
I think it's V squared, but I always call it V2. I'll just start saying Vertical Velocity. ----------------- TOP 5 1. Alpengeist, 2. Magnum XL-200, 3. Superman: Ride of Steel (SFNE), 4. Volcano: The Blast Coaster, 5. Apollo's Chariot
The logo is V^2 (V-squared) or Veritcal Velocity. End of story.
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I'll refer to my pervious comment. It really doesn't matter what YOU think it should be, it matters what six flags calls it, they own it, they named it, and they can call it whatever ever they want, and they call it V-TWO for short.