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Coasting for Kids a Success

The Coasting for Kids event at Cedar Point was a huge success, and I have a million things to recount about the day. I’ve heard that they continue to get donations, and now we’re over $8000! Considering the short notice...

Planet Snoopy takes over the world.

In the past week or so we have seen three parks announce Planet Snoopy additions: Canada’s Wonderland, Kings Dominion, and California’s Great America. In all three of these cases, these “Snoopy Planets” will be replacing either Nickelodeon areas, Hanna-Barbera areas...

Intimidator, Carowinds 2010 coaster

Carowinds announced today plans for their largest investment ever made to open in 2010 – Intimidator, a B&M hyper with a height of 232 feet and speeds of 75 mph. You can read the press release below.   CHARLOTTE, N.C.,...

Olympia Looping photos

Here is a large photo gallery featuring the portable Schwarzkopf Olympia Looping that can be found in travelling fairs throughout Germany. Thanks to forum member “Daniel” for lending us these photos! A little about the coaster: it’s the largest portable coaster...

A fanboy’s reaction to Intimidator.

We were graciously sent these webcam stills of a coaster fanboy reacting to the announcement of Kings Dominion’s new coaster, Intimidator 305. Many are quick to say that the layout is lacking, the over the shoulder restraints suck, etc. This...

Terminator Salvation at Sunset

Coaster101 forum member “CreditCrazy” went to Six Flags Magic Mountain and brought back some awesome shots of their new Terminator Salvation coaster at sunset. It sure is a pretty sight! Terminator Salvation has one of the coolest ride signs. It...

Coaster Quilt Made of Coaster Shirts

For my eighteenth birthday yesterday I received the “traditional” quilt of many t-shirts. But being the coaster enthusiast that I am, you can guess what 99 percent of the t-shirts were… They were good at collecting these shirts. I didn’t...

Guess the Coaster: Round 3

Congratulations to forum member Ryan04 for guessing last week’s coaster, Firehawk at Kings Island! Kudos to whoever can guess this week’s coaster – it’s the trickiest one yet!