Where is Atlantis being built?

Sunday, August 12, 2001 12:32 AM
Does anyone know which park is it being built at and how is it coming along?
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Sunday, August 12, 2001 12:43 AM
Thorpe Park, UK. The lift hill & some of the drop are completed; www.thorpeparkguide.com/projectatlantis.htm
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Sunday, August 12, 2001 1:09 AM
Yes, its a record breaking coaster, but 4 consecutive inline twists? Uh-oh!
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Sunday, August 12, 2001 6:14 AM
Actually. It's five!

But the last on is in the opposite direction.
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Sunday, August 12, 2001 8:10 AM
Its the 4 consecutive ones I'm worried about, like being in a washing machine.
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Sunday, August 12, 2001 8:15 AM
No, it's not 5 consecutive inline twists. There are 4 consecutive ones, and 1 by itself.

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Sunday, August 12, 2001 9:06 AM
Inline twists - what ever the direction, are still inline twists. There are five in a row. Nuff' Said!
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Sunday, August 12, 2001 9:10 AM

Dan the Coaster Fan said:
"Inline twists - what ever the direction, are still inline twists. There are five in a row. Nuff' Said!"


Hey!! Now call me pedantic if you will, and I don't appreciate coaster know-it-alls either, but I must insist that there are 4 in a row, then a 180 degree bend to the left, and then the 5th. Either way, I'm not going on it after lunch!! *** This post was edited by colin mcwilliam on 8/12/2001. ***
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Sunday, August 12, 2001 9:17 AM
Ok Ok, I'm not trying to be a know-it-all!!! That was a bit of a joke! Call me that thing you said you were, but I dont appreciate people being TOO serious about a little inversion!!
I just think that there are five in a row, simply because they are the final five inversions.
For arguement's sake - your right, Colin! *** This post was edited by Dan the Coaster Fan on 8/12/2001. ***
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Sunday, August 12, 2001 9:20 AM
YYEEAAHHH I win, I win, I win, I win!!!
would you believe I'm nearly 30??!!
pedantic-someone who needlessly carries on & on & on!! *** This post was edited by colin mcwilliam on 8/12/2001. ***
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Sunday, August 12, 2001 9:59 AM
Dan,! they're all zeroG rolls anyway!! is there a difference?
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Sunday, August 12, 2001 10:11 AM
I don't know...5 inline twists sounds great to me !!! That's my favorite part of B:TR.
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Sunday, August 12, 2001 10:50 AM
I have only heard the phrase " ZeroG roll" on an inverted coaster,not on a sitdown.

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Sunday, August 12, 2001 10:56 AM
ever heard of Kumba, Millennium?

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Sunday, August 12, 2001 12:10 PM
There are lots of names. The inversion on Kumba is called a Camelback acording to B&M (they do have names for their inversions apparently!) but this Zero-G roll, seems to have come from Islands of Adventure, as they say the Hulk has a zero-G roll. Does it really give zero-G?? I would have though it would be high in the laterals.
Again for arguement's sake, an Inline Twist, is the same as a barrell roll, which is the same as a heartline twist which is the same as...and so on!
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Sunday, August 12, 2001 12:54 PM
If we get too into the semantics of what inversions are called, maybe we need a fighter pilot on this board...just kidding, keep on coastering!
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Sunday, August 12, 2001 2:14 PM
Whoa, thats wierd. Half of the ride you are doing inline twists. The endless possibilities
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