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I Am Afraid of Roller Coasters

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    Just Thinking About Them Makes Me Feel Bad

    Always have been. Every time I look at a roller coaster, I think of all the things that could possibly go wrong. And I get that nasty feeling you get when it feels like you're plunging to your death.  In middle school, one of my friends actually came close to breaking...
    golddust2009 golddust2009 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 20, 2009

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    Scream At the Top of Your Lungs

    There is only one rollar coaster I have ever liked and that is the dragon one they have at the county fair for kids.  I tried going on a couple at Great America, just to say I've been on a rollar coaster, and I vowed to never go on another rollar coaster ever again.  I...
    rainbowlicious7 rainbowlicious7 26-30, F Dec 12, 2007

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    Phobia Of Roller Coaster

    I have a phobia of height that why i am afraid of roller coaster. I am afraid of being hang upside down and fall down from the coaster.
    TinaFeyforever TinaFeyforever 26-30, F Feb 18, 2013

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    The Last One...

    I used to enjoy roller coasters... well at least tolerate them. One day my cousin put me on one that dropped 150 feet and skimmed water. So now I am facing 2 fears... falling and drowning! Well as we were falling I could "see" the track breaking and me drowning with my...
    GoddessNakiBean GoddessNakiBean 36-40, F 4 Responses Feb 9, 2009

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    I love roller coasters

    but I'm scared of them !!
    picklepockle picklepockle 13-15, F Dec 12, 2013

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    Hmmm..

    Whenever I go to theme parks my friends or family are always like lets go on that big roller coaster or something. I think ok it doesn't look that bad... but then I always chicken out. They're just soo big and they look scary. I'm terrified of heights as well. I always here...
    BrokenAngelWishes BrokenAngelWishes 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 18, 2009

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    Cant Say Ive Ever Been On One

     THEY dont look safe to me lol. Ive considered it but... id RaTher just drive really fasT. at least if im going to crash and die i had SOME control over the situation!
    formerwhinger formerwhinger 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 17, 2009

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    The Only Thing I'm Afraid Of...

    ... is that flippin' pirateship that goes upsidedown. I chickened out of line for one those when I was like 14 and have never been on one :-D
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 4 Responses Apr 19, 2009

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    "I Am Afraid of Roller Coasters"

    I have always been a big chicken when it came to the roller coaster or even the ferris wheel.I remember when I was about 8 or 9 years old,we (my family and I) were at the county fair.My sister and I and a cousin were on a little roller coaster,this was back in the 60's and well...
    TexasLily TexasLily 51-55, F 24 Responses Feb 10, 2009

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    Never Get On A Roller Coaster Again!

    The last time I have been on a roller coaster was 10 years ago and I'm really really scare of it. Swear to God, never get on it again!!!!!
    linhqxt linhqxt 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 29, 2013

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    Coaster = Pain

    When i was 7 years old I went on a smaller roller coaster . we went up and down hills and I was having fun. We stanted to go down the big hill and when we reached the bottom we suddendly "FLUNG" up I was little so i did not fit the seat as well so i flow up and slamed...
    dnvbl273jw dnvbl273jw 13-15 May 21, 2010

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    A Terrible Fright

    Im terribly terrified of roller coasters. But in about 3 weeks im going on a field trip to busch gardens, and i'm embarassed.......well im constantly made fun of, because of my fear. I want to lose this fear once and for all...not because they make fun of me, but because i feel...
    renatah renatah 16-17 1 Response Apr 25, 2008

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    Duh

    I have always been afraid of roller coasters.... and now that that 13 year old girl got her feet severed on that ride at Six Flags in Kentucky... my fear just got a little worse..
    PoeticRejection PoeticRejection 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 29, 2007

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    The Higher, the Worse

    I'm not afraid of all roller coasters, but I'm tense if I don't know it and have to discover, because I do not want to have my head down. I went to another kind of attraction, that wasn't a roller coaster, but turning with the head down, I felt sick and was scared, with someone...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 19, 2008

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    I am DEATHLY afraid of Roller Coasters!

    I can't even look at one without panicking. I have only ridden one, once in my life that I can remember, I was young, and was at Hershey Park and PA, and my dad dragged me on one that went upside down and backwards, needless to say, if I never get on another one as long as I...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F Mar 27, 2014

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    I Am

    i am afraid of roller coasters and heights . I am getting over my fears little by little .
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 30, 2010

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    Roller Coasters

    A very long time ago, I tried the roller coaster and also the monster (bigger), it was very very very scary and I did it.  If I would go back to an amusement park, I wouldn't be able doing it anymore, I am scared of heights.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 18, 2011

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    Never Was Before

    Roller Coasters,They freak me,Turn me inside out,Upside down,Every which way,But loose,I'm past it now.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Nov 7, 2011

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    A Terrible Fright

    Im terribly terrified of roller coasters. But in about 3 weeks im going on a field trip to busch gardens, and i'm embarassed.......well im constantly made fun of, because of my fear. I want to lose this fear once and for all...not because they make fun of me, but because i feel...
    renatah renatah 16-17 Apr 25, 2008

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    Well...

    I'm afraid of heights and anything like that seriously hurts my neck. Roller coasters suck. 
    kleisse kleisse 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 9, 2009

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    So I'm Actually Really Embarrassed By This

    For some reason, I'm having this issue and I wanna know if anyone is in the same boat or has advice. Over the summer my family and I went on a trip to King's Island, a popular amusement park. I've always been horrified of the idea of putting one's self on a screaming metal death...
    SquidGoose SquidGoose 18-21, F Sep 5, 2013

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    Roller Coasters

    I am 17 years old i have only been to six flags 3 times. And I have this really big fear of roller coasters for some reason. I cant even find myself to get on the rides at carnivals which I know is really bad . I have rode a few rides at six flags it took my friends forever to...
    sissy5683 sissy5683 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 26, 2009

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    ...and Ferris Wheels...

    ...and just about any other rides which involve my fear of heights. At the county fair once with my former girlfriend (who's not afraid of heights), we went on a small Ferris wheel. We were the only ones on it and the ride operator more than once stopped the wheel when our...
    eleanorssong eleanorssong 56-60, F Sep 29, 2012

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    Rollercoasters

                                       ive never liked rollercoasters. im afraid of them i guess. they are up high...
    flourlady111 flourlady111 46-50, F 4 Responses Feb 11, 2009

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