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    Local Evening News

    Geeeeez is F'in #@%#$@

    Every local news channel.

    It is a roller coaster stopped on the tracks.
    Tell us about it and move on with the rest of the local news.

    F'ing idiots.

    Rant done.

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    I can't wait for the victim interviews.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kyle View Post
    I can't wait for the victim interviews.
    One of the anchors asked an on scene reporter if the park was still open and if people are still in line for the ride.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DoWhat View Post
    One of the anchors asked an on scene reporter if the park was still open and if people are still in line for the ride.
    It may not have been such an issue if this was the first time and it was not right after the reopening.
    you would expect this ride to be in tip top order.
    Apparently if there is a defect on this type of ride, this is what you will get, the cars lose speed and then get stuck in the dwell.
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    You would think they would design some kind of a tug vehicle to go pull them to the end of the run. Or a push vehicle to get them over the hump.

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    Quote Originally Posted by softtouch View Post
    You would think they would design some kind of a tug vehicle to go pull them to the end of the run. Or a push vehicle to get them over the hump.
    Point
    But I think pushing / pulling the cars on the ride might involve some dynamics that would be impossible to meet.
    For example, to take curves a specific G force had to be met and kept. Speed is a tight tolerance, cars have to be fast enough to stay on the track and compete the course, but slow enough to not jump the track.
    It might work as a safety vehicle to clear the track before the start of the day or routine inspections throughout the day.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BernieP View Post
    Speed is a tight tolerance, cars have to be fast enough to stay on the track and compete the course, but slow enough to not jump the track.
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    If this were true wouldn't they have fallen off the track as they were at ZERO speed in a corner??

    Then how would you account for the rides who travel around the OUTSIDE of the loop?? (Awesome feeling by the way!! Dragon's Challenge was the best yet!)
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    Quote Originally Posted by itsbob View Post
    If this were true wouldn't they have fallen off the track as they were at ZERO speed in a corner??

    Then how would you account for the rides who travel around the OUTSIDE of the loop?? (Awesome feeling by the way!! Dragon's Challenge was the best yet!)
    they had enough speed to get to that downhill run, just couldn't develop enough speed to get up the incline on the other side so they rocked to a stop in the dwell.
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