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Posted by Bob Sal on February 28, 2002 20:58:01 UTC

I have 2 kids, boy 12 & girl 11. We just love our roller coasters. Six Flags Great Adventure has 13 coasters. 7 loop Great American Scream Mechine, Inverted coeater "Batman", The Medusa with the flying chair seats. But last year we got the Hyper coaster we've all been waiting for, "Nitro". 235" first hill, over one mile track, no loops, just hills, big hills! Every hill is an adventure. The air time at the top of each hill is outstanding. You spend more time out of your seat than in. I'm consider myself lucky. Not only do I have Great Adventure which has always been on the cutting edge of roller coaster technology, I grew up in Brooklyn with the Cyclone in Coney Island. If your into roller coaster you must have heard of it. Built in 1920 something and still, today, makes top 5 on every greatest coaster or ride list. I still go at least once a year to ride the Cyclone. There's nothing like it. It's like riding a bull, you have to go with it or you can actually get hurt. You know how the coasters they build today kind of ease you out of the first drop, slowly raising you back into position and up the next hill. Not the Cyclone, there's impact at the bottom of the first hill. If it hit much harder you'd brake you back.

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