Gurnee top 5 of all time

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EagleMom
Gulf Coaster
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Gurnee Top 5

Post by EagleMom »

1. Whizzer
2. American Eagle
3. Raging Bull
4. Tidal Wave
5. Viper
missedthemarriotera
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Post by missedthemarriotera »

1.american eagle (red train, or blue train going backwards)
2.demon (red train first row back seat)
3. raging bull (front seat)
4. great drop (anywhere my feet stay on)
5. superman (front or back seat outside)

(the edge would've probably been in there if i ever was old ennough to ride it while it was there :(
ahahaha
October77
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Re: Gurnee top 5 of all time

Post by October77 »

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 always felt the helix was wasted space and ride time, I do enjoy this one--particularly backwards!

5) Willard's Whizzer. Call me old school but this is a fun ride.
Road Rash
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Re: Gurnee top 5 of all time

Post by Road Rash »

1) Goliath
2) Shockwave
3) Raging Bull
4) Batman
5) Iron Wolf

Both Shockwave and Iron Wolf would've rated higher had they not hurt me as much. :lol:
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RandyV
Willard's Whizzer
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Re: Gurnee top 5 of all time

Post by RandyV »

Hmmm ... for me this would have to be:

1. Shockwave
2. American Eagle
3. Raging Bull
4. Demon
5. Tidal Wave

I still miss Shockwave. If Arrow had only discovered the optimized track layout used on Viper at SFMM sooner, all of the 7-looper triplets might still be around.
Randy V.
Gurnee will always be my home park...
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