Who else here can't ride Deja Vu? (Ironic)

Wednesday, August 29, 2001 9:25 PM
From the trip reports I read, the official height limit on the Deja's is 6'3". I'm around an inch or two too tall, who else is with me?

Here is the Irony. I can ride Vekoma kiddy coasters, even Reptar (6'4", I had the chance but that's another story), which is an invert none the less, yet I can't ride their adult coaster.

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Wednesday, August 29, 2001 9:39 PM
Its going to be close for me being about 6ft 2 and 1/2 inches. I will definitely being wearing shoes that dont have high bottoms so I can squeak by. The good thing is since I am 30 I dont have to worry about growing.
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I dont want to grow up, Im a Coasters-R-Us kid!!!!
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Wednesday, August 29, 2001 9:44 PM
I'll be able to ride, but are Dutch shorter than Americans?  6'3" isn't THAT tall anymore, lucky me I'm 5'10, 160.  But it does seem weird that they'd build with such low tolerances...Are we really sure FDs are Vekoma products - all their other inverting rides seem to have....issues.
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rollergator - intent on improving the "guest experience" - coming soon to a park near you
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Wednesday, August 29, 2001 9:49 PM
Hey, I'm with you! If you don't know that by now, you haven't been reading a lot of posts around here lately! ;) I'm very disappointed by this, and it is truly frustrating. You're not alone :)
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Thursday, August 30, 2001 4:43 AM
What's with new Vekoma's and thier onboard computer's that are well displayed? They must be trying to show off thier poor egnieenering skills.

I think I will boycot all products from the Netherlands. No more Boomers, SLC's or Blood Sausage from Amish Country for me. What, that would be a good thing. ;)

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Save Cheese on a stick!

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Thursday, August 30, 2001 7:37 AM
6'5.  I can not ride hardly anthing.  My body is to long and I get jammed up on to many of these rides.
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Thursday, August 30, 2001 9:02 AM
I am 6'10" and I ride pretty much any  coaster I want to. I hurt the entire ride, but I have to ride the coaster!. I think they should have built a lowering ramp onto Deja Vu (kind of like what they use for Batman:The Ride. That would allow taller people the chance to ride.
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Thursday, August 30, 2001 9:12 AM
They put retracting floors on their SLC's, but don't put them on Deja Vu??? That just doesn't make sense... but we are talking about Vekoma here...
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Thursday, August 30, 2001 9:32 AM
The floor does drop, just like the Batman versions.  It really has nothing to do about that it is were the loop is,  loop section goes right over the station  So they don't want your legs getting that close.  "So i think."

*** This post was edited by Apollo15 on 8/30/2001. ***

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Thursday, August 30, 2001 9:53 AM
I'm close to 6-3, but I'm betting dollars to doughnuts that I ride it.  Wild horses couldn't keep me from it.  Well, they could, but you know what I mean  :o)
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I rode "X" and never went upside down.
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Thursday, August 30, 2001 9:53 AM
I'm close to 6-3, but I'm betting dollars to doughnuts that I ride it.  Wild horses couldn't keep me from it.  Well, they could, but you know what I mean  :o)
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I rode "X" and never went upside down.
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Thursday, August 30, 2001 12:47 PM
That means I might be excluded from riding...I'm 6'4.  I also might be going to SFMM around Thanksgiving, so I really hope I can fit.
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Kurt A. Borowiak
"Hold on tight, with all your might, and enjoy your flight on the Raven!"
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Thursday, August 30, 2001 1:17 PM
Most Vekoma SLC's have this height limit because of the train design.  The running rails and moving parts are very close to the seats, low enough that someone who is taller than 6'3" can reach up and touch the moving mechanism crap. Now, although most sane people wouldn't try and do this, we have seen time and time again that the GP aren't all that wise in thier actions.

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The SFMM Salvi:
"Goliath Jr. looks to intense for me"
"I want to go on something more exciting than X"

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Thursday, August 30, 2001 1:42 PM
I'm really lucky..... I'm only 5'5 and I don't have problems riding any coaster. I'm even allowed to ride some of the kiddie rides. I will still grow but maybe only another 2 or 3 inches. I'm too short. I hate how everyone younger than me is still taller than me.
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Thursday, August 30, 2001 3:58 PM
I'm ABOUT 6'3 1/2" and if they don't let me ride it, I will be extremely upset.  I am hoping to squeeze by though by wearing a pair of flat bottomed shoes.  How do they determine it when you get up there?  Is it just like the minimum height requirement mark like on a sign or something?
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Thursday, August 30, 2001 6:33 PM
Accually, I don't know if this is accurate, but Six Flag's website says it's a 6'4" limit. Is this really true, or do the giant 6'+ rulers in the station say it's 6'3"? I really hope it's 6'4", because otherwise I might not be short enough to ride it.
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Hey, SFGAm management, can I buy a couple cages of Sky Whirl?
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Thursday, August 30, 2001 6:51 PM
The 6'3" limit is a new development, implemented about 1 or 2 weeks ago. Before that it was 6'4". I guess they have yet to update the website.
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Friday, August 31, 2001 9:16 AM
My understanding was that it had something to do with the station. But I could be mistaken (not claiming to be some sort of Rollercoaster God, or even a Guru). I just love these works of art.
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