Smoothest place to sit on Demon?

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Smoothest place to sit on Demon?

Post by PGA ROCKS » Wed Oct 19, 2005 6:12 pm

Last time I went to Great America, I realized the smoothest place to sit is the back, then the most rough place to sit is the front. Why is that? :?:
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Post by jonrev » Wed Oct 19, 2005 6:25 pm

My last 3 rides in front on the yellow train were smooth. Which train did you ride?
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Post by PGA ROCKS » Thu Oct 20, 2005 6:41 pm

There is no yellow train. I go to SC.
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Post by jonrev » Thu Oct 20, 2005 8:00 pm

Oh. I was talking about Gurnee's. Nevermind then.
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Post by twixmix0303 » Thu Oct 20, 2005 8:54 pm

On the corkscrews, you don't feel the acceleration much until the last car has entered the bottom of the corkscrews. When this happens, the front car is already upside down in the middle. You take the sudden change in speed better upsideup than upsidedown.

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Post by corkscrewfoley » Sun Oct 30, 2005 10:27 pm

From my own experience, most Arrow's are alot smoother in the back, yet I myself would still sit in the front. I'm hoping to hit SFGrAm next year for the first time. Does the park still have the same charm that it had before SF bought it out?

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Post by AmEagleFan1 » Mon Oct 31, 2005 12:43 am

(GURNEE DEMON) From my experience, the Demon was rough in the back. The black train was always the worst train to ride in.

I wasn't priviledged to visit the parks when they were under Marriott's control. I only visited the Gurnee park and over the years, the park lost a lot of it's old charm. It's not bad now, but I wish things were like they used to be.
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Post by twixmix0303 » Mon Oct 31, 2005 5:19 pm

Also, I think one side (left or right) is worse than the others during the corkscrews. I want to say the left is worse, but I could be wrong. Has anyone else noticed this?

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Post by that_guy » Mon Oct 31, 2005 7:25 pm

I love it when you sit on the right and can feel some moisture as you go through the face rock formation.

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Post by gothamkid120 » Thu Nov 03, 2005 10:56 pm

(GURNEE) On the Demon there its indeed a proven fact that Car:6 Row:1 is indeed the best seat in da house (aka the back car first row :wink:)

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Post by Demonlover13 » Sun Jun 01, 2008 7:40 pm

twixmix0303 wrote:Also, I think one side (left or right) is worse than the others during the corkscrews. I want to say the left is worse, but I could be wrong. Has anyone else noticed this?
Yes, the left is worse. On the right side, you can lean against the right side of the car while on the right, you could be falling onto the other person's lap. I've had bad experiences. I always ride on the right if possible.
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Post by yankee Clipper91 » Fri Jun 13, 2008 9:51 pm

I agree that the back is really smooth and is a lot more fun.
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Post by Demonlover13 » Sat Jun 14, 2008 9:24 am

The airtime sure is a biter!
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Post by TripplePlay93 » Thu Jul 10, 2008 6:48 pm

the smoothest place in gurnee is car 5, row 2, left seat, i dont know why it is the left seat?
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Post by Demonlover13 » Fri Jul 11, 2008 1:02 pm

I like the right seat better when you go through the corkscrews
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