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ElloCoaster Wooden Coaster Poll Now Live

Discussion in 'News & Rumours' started by Hyde, Nov 2, 2018.

  1. Hyde

    Hyde I Lied About My Age! Staff Member Moderator Social Media Team

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  2. jayjay

    jayjay Well-Known Member

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    Excellent! Always nice to have something like this back each year.
  3. Bert2theSpark

    Bert2theSpark Well-Known Member

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    Yay I can actually enter now I've ridden a few woodies!
  4. Peet

    Peet Well-Known Member

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    I've cast my ballot, it's great that somebody is having a good go at this, and they got 115 voters last year which is pretty good for a first year. Hopefully they get a steel poll together soon too.

    In case anyone is interested, this was my ballot.

    1, Wodan Timburcoaster-EuropaPark-GMANY
    2, Cú Chulainn-Tayto Park-IRLND
    3, Thundercoaster-TusenFryd-NORWY
    4, Tonnerre de Zeus-Parc Asterix-FRANC
    5, Grand National (left)-Blackpool-ENGLD
    6, Grand National (right)-Blackpool-ENGLD
    7, Megafobia-Oakwood-WALES
    8, Apocalypse-SF Magic Mountain-USACA
    9, Wicker Man-Alton Towers-ENGLD
    10, Stampida (left)-PortAventura-SPAIN
    11, Stampida (right)-PortAventura-SPAIN
    12, Montezum-Hopi Hari-BRAZL
    13, Twister-Gröna Lund-SWDEN
    14, Balder-Liseberg-SWDEN
    15, LoupGarou-Walibi Belgium-BELGM
    16, Rutschebanen-Tivoli Gardens-DENMK
    17, Big Dipper-Blackpool-ENGLD
    18, Joris en de Draak (vuur)-Efteling-NTHRL
    19, Joris en de Draak (water)-Efteling-NTHRL
    20, Roller Coaster-Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach-ENGLD
    21, Nickelodeon Streak-Blackpool-ENGLD
    22, Scenic Railway-Dreamland-ENGLD
    23, Robin Hood-Walibi Holland-NTHRL
    24, Antelope-Gullivers Warrington-ENGLD
    25, Tomahawk-PortAventura-SPAIN
    26, Vuoristorata-Linnanmäki-FINLD
    27, Tyrolean Tubtwist-Joyland-ENGLD
    28, Hochschaubahn-WienerPrater-AUSTA
    29, Blue Flyer-Blackpool-ENGLD
  5. HeartlineCoaster

    HeartlineCoaster Well-Known Member

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    Didn't expect the deadline to be that late. I'd better hold off a while.
  6. Robert.W

    Robert.W Active Member

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    Well. I’ve done only one wooden coaster as of yet... it probably isn’t worth me filling in a ballot to be honest. Would be good it they did a poll for steel coasters though, I imagine there is just way too many to include though.
  7. TMCoasters

    TMCoasters Well-Known Member

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    I submitted mine yesterday. Here's my ballot:

    1) Boulder Dash
    2) Wildfire
    3) El Toro (GAdv)
    4) Boardwalk Bullet
    5) Thundercoaster
    6) Outlaw Run
    7) Balder
    8) Phoenix
    9) Comet (SFGE)
    10) Twister (GL)
    11) Lightning Racer (Lightning)
    12) Lightning Racer (Thunder)
    13) Twister (Knoebels)
    14) Comet (Hershey)
    15) Blue Streak (CP)
    16) Wildcat (Hershey)
    17) Wildcat (Lake Compounce)
    18) Yankee Cannonball
    19) Thunderbolt (SFNE)
    20) Flying Turns (Knoebels)
    --) Mean Streak
  8. davidm

    davidm Well-Known Member

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    Done. :)

    1, Wildfire-Kolmården-SWDEN
    ...a lot of stuff...
    107, Predator-Darien Lake-USANY

    Some new entries this year for me though; some near the top...
    6, Boulder Dash-Lake Compounce-USACT
    15, Cyclone-Luna Park-USANY

    and the bottom...
    106, Devils Den-Conneaut Lake-USAPA
  9. CookieCoasters

    CookieCoasters Well-Known Member

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    Pffft, that was fun (and a little tough, haha).

    Top 20:

    1, Phoenix-Knoebels-USAPA
    2, El Toro-SF Great Adventure-USANJ
    3, Wildfire-Kolmården-SWDEN
    4, Outlaw Run-Silver Dollar City-USAMO
    5, Goliath-SF Great America-USAIL
    6, Roar O Saurus-Story Land-USANH
    7, Troy-Toverland-NTHRL
    8, Lightning Rod-Dollywood-USATN
    9, Ravine Flyer II-Waldameer-USAPA
    10, Tonnerre de Zeus-Parc Asterix-FRANC
    11, Boardwalk Bullet-Kemah Boardwalk-USATX
    12, Gold Striker-Californias Great America-USACA
    13, Cú Chulainn-Tayto Park-IRLND
    14, Thunderhead-Dollywood-USATN
    15, Rampage-Alabama Splash Adventure-USAAL
    16, Joris en de Draak (water)-Efteling-NTHRL
    17, Joris en de Draak (vuur)-Efteling-NTHRL
    18, Balder-Liseberg-SWDEN
    19, Apocalypse-SF Magic Mountain-USACA
    20, Twister-Gröna Lund-SWDEN

    Then the bottom lot:

    83, Anaconda-Walygator Parc-FRANC
    84, Coaster Express-Parque Warner Madrid-SPAIN
    85, Ghoster Coaster-Canadas Wonderland-CANDA
    85, Woodstock Express-Carowinds-USANC
    85, Woodstock Express-Kings Dominion-USAVA
    85, Woodstock Express-Kings Island-USAOH
    89, Hochschaubahn-WienerPrater-AUSTA
    90, Wildcat-Lake Compounce-USACT
    91, Blue Flyer-Blackpool-ENGLD
    92, Little Dipper-SF Great America-USAIL
    93, Grizzly-Californias Great America-USACA
    94, American Eagle (Red)-SF Great America-USAIL
    94, American Eagle (Blue)-SF Great America-USAIL
    96, Predator-Darien Lake-USANY

    I left off Coaster at Playland as it’s been 11 years since I rode that and my ranking of it might unfairly skewer its performance. Also I’ve now realised Roller Coaster at GYPB must’ve got deleted at some point when ranking but meh, not sure I can be bothered to send an updated ballot just for that. I’ve ridden 107 woodies so I guess that means 9(?) of them are either defunct (RIP Mouse...) or not currently operating (e.g. Colossos).
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  10. GuyWithAStick

    GuyWithAStick Captain Basic Staff Member Moderator Social Media Team

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    1, Voyage-Holiday World-USAIN
    2, Goliath-SF Great America-USAIL
    3, Outlaw Run-Silver Dollar City-USAMO
    4, Thunderhead-Dollywood-USATN
    5, Viper-SF Great America-USAIL
    6, Raven-Holiday World-USAIN
    7, Outlaw-Adventureland-USAIA
    8, White Lightning-Fun Spot America-USAFL
    9, American Eagle (Red)-SF Great America-USAIL
    10, Mine Blower-Fun Spot America-USAFL
    11, American Thunder-SF StLouis-USAMO
    12, American Eagle (Blue)-SF Great America-USAIL
    13, Blue Streak-Cedar Point-USAOH
    14, Thunder Run-Kentucky Kingdom-USAKY
    15, Boss-SF StLouis-USAMO
    16, Legend-Holiday World-USAIN
    17, Zippin Pippin-Bay Beach-USAWI
    18, Tornado-Adventureland-USAIA
    19, Screamin Eagle-SF StLouis-USAMO
    20, Roar-SF America-USAMD
    21, Underground-Adventureland-USAIA
    22, Little Dipper-SF Great America-USAIL

    I'm quite surprised I only have this many woodie creds.
  11. Hixee

    Hixee Flojector Staff Member Moderator CF Award Winner 2016

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    I really struggled with this. Felt like the top five was easy enough (duh), but after that it was pretty hard work. The middle and bottom was mostly just a guess because so much of them are so forgettable.

    Anyway, I've submitted. Will be interesting to see the results!
  12. gavin

    gavin Administrator Staff Member Administrator Moderator Social Media Team CF Award Winner 2016

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    Can't be arsed. I'll just complain about the results later.

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