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I Have Ridden On A Rollercoaster

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    Gone But Not Forgotten

    Back before the big monster steel roller coasters I had thrilling experiences on two top notch wooden coasters. One was in the old Ocean View, Va. amusement park in 1968 and the other was the wooden coaster in the now gone Roseland Park in Canandaigua NY sometime in the 70's...
    jray46 jray46 66-70, M 1 Response Sep 10, 2013

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    Belle Vue Bobs Oh My God A Roller Coaster From Hell.

    In 1970 i went to the now defunct BELLE VUE AMUSEMENT PARK in manchester england with my dad we went on verious rides then i came towards the BELLE VUE BOBS this church bobs coaster was huge with twisted banked turns the first drop was at a ninety degree angle at 100 mph. my...
    pillorycolin pillorycolin 51-55, F Feb 22, 2012

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    Top Thrill Dragster

    I went to Cedar Point and finally worked up enough courage to go on Top Thrill Dragster, which launches you over 400 feet into the air at 120 mph. We had the fast lane pass, so we got on within 15 minutes, and I just got on and sat in the fourth row. They make you sit there for...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 24, 2013

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    Roller Coasters

    The two wildest roller coasters for me were in the early 80s I rode "Rolling Thunder" and "Lightning Loops" at Great Adventure in NJ...it was on a visit to my grandfather in NJ
    elainepetersen68 elainepetersen68 41-45, F Apr 10, 2012

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    Fast And Tight...

    My wife and I we went to West Edmonton  Mall a while ago. Lots to do accept being there for four days with all there is to do you kinda fly through the regular stuff and spend time watching the dauphins or enjoying a walk on bourbon street. Anyways they had a pretty fast...
    thesower thesower 51-55 Aug 23, 2012

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    I have ridden on a bus-part 10 On Tuesday, August 6'th, 1996, my mother and I arrived in Newton, Iowa, where there was a job waiting for her. One day-while walking to a nearby...
    jrhanold jrhanold 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    I rested my head on the window even though it wasn't very comfortable, and slowly but surely the noise and the engine and the chatter of other passengers got quieter and quieter...
    AngelofPink AngelofPink 18-21, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    The last time I boarded a train was a round trip from California to Michigan. This Middle eastern man sat next to me in the middle cabin (I had spoken to him previously in the...
    LunarBeam LunarBeam 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    My bus riding stories-Part 9 In January, 1995, my dear mother and I-I was 29 and she was 48 at the time- moved from Pleasanton, California-located about 25 miles Southeast of San...
    jrhanold jrhanold 46-50, M Jun 28

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    I'm the girl who will shriek when swinging a sharp curve and than laugh :) I loved my first time on one, but than, I was also wearing flip flops so I burned my foot on the throttle...
    MSCris MSCris 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    Riding trains is one of my favorite ways to travel. Whenever I travel to London or another place within the UK I almost always chose to go by train. It's nice how you can see the...
    KMargatroid KMargatroid 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    I first rode the Amtrack train to Chicago two years ago. It was a short trip and nice. Someday I would like to ride out west to Montana.
    Februarychic Februarychic 31-35, F Jul 7

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    The Louis ,the dart . Me and my family once got so lost in the train station that we spend the whole day just jumping on random trains and seeing where we ended up because the...
    Life8227 Life8227 16-17, F Jul 7

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    The first time it wasn't so bad, I was maybe 15 or 16 at the time, and I was in high school. I don't know what possessed me to think it was a good idea at the time, but I somehow...
    Stanfordblack Stanfordblack 22-25, M Jul 16

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    I'm on a train trip to Chicago right now. It's pretty awesome. Only 6 more hours to go.
    Faith716 Faith716 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I met him almost 18 months ago, it was lightening.. incredible chemistry immediately. I had never experienced anything like it in my life... I remember the day, I remember...
    Scorpionchild Scorpionchild 46-50, F 12 hrs ago

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    Rode in the front seat today of a roller coaster. First time ever. I was scared to death little thought that I would have a heart attack but at the end it was all worth it...
    Xguzman97 Xguzman97 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    Well that 14 month long rollercoaster ride has ended. But in a way still moving because it might go around again. Im not sure what to do.....
    baybabes71 baybabes71 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    Sometimes I just wanna forget all and be again the hard rock careless for emotions but only fun.Please myself and make my will,be in control,have the power.I suposse I should be...
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    This weekend I have been visiting my grandfather on he fathers side. And of course that meant multiple visits from my dad's cousins and other people I have never met. Add to that...
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