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by CoasterComet
Sun Oct 12, 2008 11:36 am
Forum: Remembering Marriott's GREAT AMERICA
Topic: All things American Eagle!
Replies: 30
Views: 27165

Anyone still around? I've gotten a few great rides on the Eagle lately. Racing can still be hit or miss, but when it does, that really adds to the ride. I've got a great idea (as I'm sure many coaster geeks do) as to how to re-do some of the Eagle. Make it smoother, faster all over (well, cept that ...
by CoasterComet
Wed Apr 09, 2008 3:17 pm
Forum: Rides
Topic: Tidal Wave Loading Station still their
Replies: 10
Views: 10063

^Hasn't been gone as long as our Gurnee model though! I sure miss it. But got to ride part of the both of them last summer at Kentucky Kingdom! That ride is the star/saving grace of that park. We rode like 40 times... Funny to find that local people/enthusiasts really miss the Tidal Wave, and would ...
by CoasterComet
Sun Mar 30, 2008 4:50 pm
Forum: Rides
Topic: Tidal Wave vs. Vertical Velocity
Replies: 22
Views: 16665

Well heck, go back! I wanna get a group to go just to ride it. That park (although, just ok at best) is dang right off the highway. I had mega ride time on the GL/Tidal Wave last summer and can't wait to do it again! The ride ops (at the time) encouraged me to take movies while riding. With everyone...
by CoasterComet
Tue Mar 25, 2008 5:17 pm
Forum: Rides
Topic: Gurnee Tidal Wave video on YouTube
Replies: 5
Views: 5551

WOW!
This is great!

Does anyone have the original commercial?

"I survived the Tidal Wave" or something like that?
by CoasterComet
Thu Mar 20, 2008 2:24 pm
Forum: Rides
Topic: Tidal Wave vs. Vertical Velocity
Replies: 22
Views: 16665

I'll take Tidal Wave/Greezed' Lightnin' (whatever it's called) anyday over the Intamin impulse. The new Intamin ride(s) is(are) great, but nothing like a wild free wheelin' ride on an older lap bar only looper! I rode the hell outta that thing last summer at Kentucky Kingdom. Was there 2 times durin...
by CoasterComet
Sat Mar 08, 2008 5:07 pm
Forum: Rides
Topic: DEMON soundtrack?
Replies: 9
Views: 7970

This is great!!! Thanks so much for posting it!

Reminds me of the first couple years I rode - this song/sounds/soundtrack really would freak me out and scare me before the ride.