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by October77
Sat Aug 11, 2012 9:59 pm
Forum: Rides
Topic: What's Better, TOTC or The Demon?
Replies: 24
Views: 28694

Re: What's Better, TOTC or The Demon?

I first rode TURN OF THE CENTURY in October of '77 and loved it. The first drop was fun, but those two small bunny hills provided great airtime! THE DEMON is alright, but the vertical loops can't hold a candle to those bunny hills. And as for the theme making a difference, it's cool to look at but d...
by October77
Sat Aug 11, 2012 9:21 pm
Forum: Rides
Topic: Gurnee top 5 of all time
Replies: 19
Views: 27468

Re: Gurnee top 5 of all time

1) Turn of the Century ! I still enjoy it as The Demon but not quite as much. Turn of the Century was the first big coaster I ever rode, back in October of '77. Great, great memories. 2) Raging Bull . Gotta love that first drop! 3) Viper . This is a great coaster! 4) American Eagle . Although I've a...
by October77
Sat Aug 11, 2012 2:11 pm
Forum: Rides
Topic: The Turn of the Century
Replies: 0
Views: 7360

The Turn of the Century

THE TURN OF THE CENTURY will always be my favorite ride at MGA (Gurnee). I first rode it in October of 1977 (age 12) and loved it. Here are a few distinct memories from my first ride: 1) This was my first big roller coaster, and I was pretty nervous! 2) I was unprepared for the speed run the cars to...
by October77
Sat Aug 11, 2012 1:38 pm
Forum: Gurnee
Topic: Thank you to all the GA employees!
Replies: 0
Views: 7136

Thank you to all the GA employees!

Hi all, So glad I found this site! I first visited MGA (Gurnee) in October of 1977 and have loved it ever since. My favorite ride will always be THE TURN OF THE CENTURY, before it was turned into THE DEMON. (Loved those two little bunny hills!) I've been to Great America (Gurnee) many times over the...