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Attraction Awards 2015: Nominate

Welcome to the eighth annual Coaster101.com Attraction Awards! This is our nonscientific, lighthearted polling of six random categories related to the amusement industry. But before the voting begins, we need...

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Coaster101 Coasts to the U.K.

Please join me in welcoming a new international member to the Coaster101 team! Neil Saunderson joins us from the United Kingdom, providing Coaster101 with an “across the pond” look at...

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Cedar Point Readies Rougarou

Mantis who? Cedar Point is full steam ahead with the conversion of the Mantis stand-up coaster into the floorless, sit-down Rougarou. Watch the video below to get a behind-the-scenes look...

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Impulse Testing at Knoebels

Knoebels has been quietly building a Zierer steel looping “Extreme” coaster over the winter, and now you can virtually ride it for yourself before it opens this summer. The park...

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Second Universal Theme Park Considered for Japan

Universal is considering building a second theme park in Japan, according to local news media. Universal Studios Japan CEO Glenn Gumpel said last week that the company will build a large (but smaller...