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  1. DelPiero

    Europa Park | Voltron | Mack Rides Stryker Coaster | 2024

    Pfft, it's flying over that airtime hill and the inversion after it is also taken at a good pace. Not every element has to be balls to the wall quick.
  2. DelPiero

    Top 10(ish): 2024 Edition - page 124

    So apparently this is a thing now 😒 here's mine 😂 Top 10 in the video. Top 20 below. Hello beautiful. 1 - Steel Vengeance 2 - Zadra 3 - Lightning Rod (V1) 4 - Skyrush 5 - Taron 6 - El Toro 7 - Storm Chaser (KK) 8 - Helix 9 - Ride to Happiness 10 - Outlaw Run 11 - Fury 325 12 - Renegade 13 -...
  3. DelPiero

    Rank the GCIs

    Harsh, was a good cred but we were dying in the heat. Shame we couldn't physically manage a re-ride. Hopefully Thunderhead is as good as the first time I rode it, that's a top tier GCI, so should get up high in your list.
  4. DelPiero

    Thorpe Park | Hyperia | Mack Hyper Coaster | 2024

    So just lift hill, first drop and the turnaround to be linked now then? If they get it all in within the next couple of weeks then maybe a March opening but looking more like April now.
  5. DelPiero

    What new-to-you coasters do you feel are your most likely top 10(ish) contenders in 2024?

    You forgot Skyrush. If you like it then you will LOVE it. But if you're a baby then it will sit somewhere in your 30-50. Realistically I can see Ride to Happiness and Arieforce 1 having a genuine chance of getting in my top 10. There's quite a few other notable rides but I have high hopes for...
  6. DelPiero

    Alton Towers | Nemesis Reborn | B&M Retrack | 2024

    A Hagrid's based on Raccoon City during that part of the franchise would be absolutely epic. Lickers and Tyrant in the first section with an exploding effect into a reverse launch. G versions and dogs in the Police Station in the second section Nemesis flame thrower finale
  7. DelPiero

    Will Hyperia be better than Nemesis?

    I generally avoid any youtuber/social media's opinions on parks, they are never objective. Usually the good people on here are more honest about their reviews, taking time to ride it in multiple seats and don't just say how they feel 3 seconds after getting off. It's a shame about Icon, I...
  8. DelPiero

    Will Hyperia be better than Nemesis?

    New ride syndrome combined with the social media hype and arse licking aimed at Thorpe will be unbearable in the first couple of weeks. I'll be avoiding reviews for a while I think. Nemesis has the perfect flow to it, I think Hyperia will be more of a Goliath(SFGAm) vibe where the elements are...
  9. DelPiero

    CoasterForce's Favourite Roller Coasters - 2023 Edition!

    I do think that only including the top 10 knocks a lot of really good rides out nowadays. Anyone with a cred count in the multi-hundreds probably has a bunch of excellent coasters in their 11-20, and from what I can see, this is where most of the 2023 coasters are getting ranked. It's a shame...
  10. DelPiero

    Your B&M Count

    50 - Grona Lund - Monster (2022) 51 - Liseberg - Valkyria (2022) 52 - Parc Asterix - Oz Iris (2023) 53 - Parque Warner Madrid - Shadows of Arkham (2023) 8% of total, so many new Gersts and Zamperlas recently :rolleyes:
  11. DelPiero

    Your Intamin Count.

    Been a while, should be over 50 now right? 41. Energylandia - Speed (2018) 42. Disneyland Paris - RC Racer (2019) 43. Energylandia - Hyperion (2019) 44. Ferrari World - Formula Rossa (2021) 45. Ferrari World - Turbo Track (2021) 46. Ferrari World - Flying Aces (2021) 47. Parc Asterix - Toutatis...
  12. DelPiero

    Top 10(ish): 2024 Edition - page 124

    Bold are new for this year. The Intamins all delivered, varying but similar experiences, all of them have stand out moments, and all of them have **** moments. I think Taiga was probably my fave of the three as the stall was dreamy and had some excellent airtime moments. The only downside is the...
  13. DelPiero

    Rides you rode in the opening season?

    It's been a while, prior to Covid to be exact. Worth an update, 2 tasty ones this year. 1998 - Oblivion - Alton Towers 2002 - Air - Alton Towers 2003 - Nemesis Inferno - Thorpe Park 2004 - Spinball Whizzer/Sonic Spinball - Alton Towers 2005 - Rita - Alton Towers 2006 - Stealth - Thorpe Park...
  14. DelPiero

    Europa Park | Voltron | Mack Rides Stryker Coaster | 2024

    Website still states summer season opening - https://www.europapark.de/en/theme-park/voltron-nevera-powered-rimac "When the new coaster opens in the 2024 summer season" However, they classify "Summer Season" as Spring onwards "Summer Season 23.03.2024 – 27.09.2024 Europa-Park is open daily...
  15. DelPiero

    Your 2023 in Review

    Coaster count at start of 2023: 570 Coaster count at end of 2023: 656 Coaster count increase: 86 (tied with my 3rd most creddy year) Park count at start of 2023: 128 Park count at end of 2023: 149 Park count increase: 21 Number of park visits (per day): 22 Personal highlights and lowlights of...
  16. DelPiero

    Thorpe Park | Hyperia | Mack Hyper Coaster | 2024

    I genuinely hated the FLY thread once the wall discussion took over. I just ignored it after that, not only because the discussion was a total waste of time, but wanted to be spoiler free.
  17. DelPiero

    Hansa Park vs Heide Park

    I think you'll be happy with whichever one you plump for, they both tick the boxes for good rides and atmosphere, but personally I found Hansa to be the much better of the two parks.
  18. DelPiero

    Traveller's topic: Country's favorite

    Wow, 4 years since I did this one. Updates/changes in Bold. Abu Dhabi - Flying Aces - Ferrari World Austria - Insider - Wiener Prater Belgium - Anubis -- Plopsaland Denmark - Piraten - Djurs Sommerland Dubai - Madagascar Mad Pursuit - Motiongate Finland - Taiga - Linnanmaki France - Rock...
  19. DelPiero

    Thorpe Park | Hyperia | Mack Hyper Coaster | 2024

    Lack of airtime moments isn't an issue if those moments are excellent. Skyrush only has 6(?) moments but each one is exceptional. We won't know until it's ridden. Not getting on the hype train just yet. Like others, I still think we've been shafted for length, the apparent trims in the...
  20. DelPiero

    What is your top 10 to do list?

    Worth another update for sure. 1 - X2 2 - Wildcat's Revenge 3 - Aireforce One 4 - Kondaa 5 - I305 6 - Jersey Devil Coaster (any single rail tbh) 7 - Untamed 8 - Ride to Happiness 9 - Iron Gwazi 10 - Velocicoaster
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