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Coasters that have become noticeably rougher in the past few years.

TLARides

Member
I went to Kings Island last Saturday with a friend and we both agreed to ride Beast in the front car (we got the third row, the first car). The ride started and we had a bit of fun.

Something seemed off, though. It was way rougher than I remember when I was in at least 7th or 6th grade.

I don't know what's going on. This is a 38-year-old coaster we're talking about, a wooden one at that. Plus, it's at a park that takes relatively good care of their rides, so I don't see why it's gotten so rough.

Are there any rides that you have noticed getting rougher in the past few years?
 

Zek_Teh_Kek

Member
Banshee has gotten a lot of a rattle too.
And Diamondback in the 6th row on the right is a bit rough too.
But they're B&Ms, so it's not as rough as some of the others.
 

Sythe

Member
Dominator and Volcano at KD have gotten a little jerkier than usual recently. They are still both amazing rides though.

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Sandman

Active Member
Dragon Khan. It's not unbearable but the difference from when I first rode it is pretty noticeable.
 

balrog

Member
I heard that before. However, when I rode DK for the first time, 2 weeks ago, it was rather smooth. I was in the front row both time though.
 
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