Everything else goes here, including discussion of parks outside of Carowinds and any off-topic discussion
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By RiDeWaRrIoR
#29423
Name: Dustin
Age: 23
Sex: Male
Where You're From: WV
Where You Live Now: Waxhaw, NC
Mode of Transportation: Car
Job (or School): IT for Meineke Car Care
Hobbies (outside parks): riding fourwheelers, Xbox 360, Computer games (SIMS 3, RCT 3, No Limits Coasters)
Sports Teams You Cheer For: Carolina Panthers, Tarheels
College Attended/Attending/Hope to Attend: Graduated from King's College in NC and also from AIU Online (Bachelor's in Computers)
Video Game Systems Owned: xbox 360, PSP
Favorite Game(s): Splinter Cell, Grand theft auto
Music You Listen To: basically anything but country....
Favorite Movie(s):
Favorite Book(s): dont read
Favorite Food(s): Pizza, tacos, spagetti
Favorite TV Show(s):
What brought you to Carowinds Connection: Big fan of carowinds, have been on this site since '04 as BoRgAsSiMiLaToR
How long you have been interested in amusement parks: since I was like 12, so about 11 years...
How long you have been visiting Carowinds: since I was 12
Favorite roller coaster at Carowinds: Top Gun (now Afterburn)
Favorite non-coaster attraction at Carowinds: Frenzoid (now southern star)
Favorite amusement park: I have only been to carowinds :?
Favorite roller coaster:
Favorite non-coaster ride:
Anything else you want to say: I have been part of this site since 04 as formally Borgassimilator, finally decided to update the name (thanks jonathan for changing that verification thing it wasnt user friendly before...
#29577
Name:Ken
Age: 29
Sex: M
Where You're From: Greenville S.C.
Where You Live Now: Mooresville N.C. (Booresville)
Mode of Transportation: 2006 Colorado ZQ8
Job (or School): PowerSports Technician
Hobbies (outside parks): Fixing anything to make a $.
Sports Teams You Cheer For: Panthers of course.
College Attended/Attending/Hope to Attend: MMI Orlando 1999 (tech school)
Video Game Systems Owned: Xbox 360 - Pantherfan21680 (live)
Favorite Game(s): no fav. play various games
What brought you to Carowinds Connection: Just keeping in the know of whats going on.
How long you have been interested in amusement parks: As long as I can rem.
How long you have been visiting Carowinds: Since 1983
Favorite roller coaster at Carowinds: the 2010 Hyper. But for now Top Gun ..Can't get used to Afterburn.
Favorite non-coaster attraction at Carowinds: Bathrooms, but The Gauntlet (rocket power airtime) is a close second.
Favorite amusement park: Epcot - I like to get drunk in all the diff. countries.
Favorite roller coaster: Kumba, Mystery Mine, Hulk, don't make me decide.
Favorite non-coaster ride: Max Air CP
Anything else you want to say:
#29661
Name: David
Age:
Sex: Male
Where You're From: South FL
Where You Live Now: South FL
Mode of Transportation: Car
Job (or School): School, won't say
Hobbies (outside parks): Listening to music, playing video games, reading, learning to play the bass guitar
Sports Teams You Cheer For: Pff... sports.
College Attended/Attending/Hope to Attend: No idea yet
Video Game Systems Owned: NES, N64, GameCube, PS3, 360 (technically my brother's), Game Boy Color, GBA, GBA SP, DS, PSP (original series)
Favorite Game(s): BioShock, Zelda, COD4, Final Fantasy Tactics
Music You Listen To: Coheed and Cambria, Muse, Radiohead, Yes, The Who, Led Zeppelin, et cetera et cetera
Favorite Movie(s): Too hard!
Favorite Book(s): Watchmen, anything by R.A. Salvatore involving a certain dark elf, The Stand
Favorite Food(s): Italian-pizza and pasta, baby! Also, dessert, especially ice cream or chocolate cake
Favorite TV Show(s): I don't watch TV-am I crazy?!
What brought you to Carowinds Connection: My (internet) friend the Patchman posted a link on FB relating to the construction for 2010, I figured I might as well join despite my having never been to Carowinds
How long you have been interested in amusement parks:
How long you have been visiting Carowinds:
Favorite roller coaster at Carowinds:
Favorite non-coaster attraction at Carowinds:
Favorite amusement park:
Favorite roller coaster:
Favorite non-coaster ride:
Anything else you want to say:
#29684
Name: Jeff Guilkey
Age: 27
Sex: M
Where You're From: Indiana
Where You Live Now: Still in Indiana
Job (or School): Ball State University (Graduating this month!) / Freelance Web Designer
Hobbies (outside parks): Multimedia Design / Interactive Design / Web Design
College Attended/Attending: Ball State University (David Letterman's school!)
Music You Listen To: Everything except Country and orchertra
Favorite Movie(s): Star Wars Trilogy, Batman Trilogy, Jurassic Parks, Child's Play Trilogy, Scream Trilogy
Favorite Book(s): The Book
What brought you to Carowinds Connection: Coaster Construction 2010
How long you have been interested in amusement parks: Since 2000.
How long you have been visiting Carowinds: Last visit was Summer 2007.
Favorite roller coaster at Carowinds: Afterburn
Favorite non-coaster attraction at Carowinds: Scooby-Doo'sâ„¢ Haunted Mansion
Favorite amusement park: As of now, I would say Kings Island (Surprise beaten Cedar Point)
Favorite roller coaster: Afterburn (Carowinds) - Steel | Voyage (Holiday World) - Wood
Favorite non-coaster ride: Delirum (Kings Island)
Anything else you want to say: Hurler is a roller coaster from Hell. It is rank on the bottom of my list.
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By flyer1965
#29980
Name: Flyer1965
Age: 40
Sex: M
Where You're From: Raleigh
Where You Live Now:
Mode of Transportation:
Job (or School): Sales
Hobbies (outside parks): Paintball
Sports Teams You Cheer For: Go Hokies
College Attended/Attending/Hope to Attend:
Video Game Systems Owned:
Favorite Game(s):
Music You Listen To:
Favorite Movie(s):
Favorite Book(s): Wild at Heart
Favorite Food(s):
Favorite TV Show(s):
What brought you to Carowinds Connection: Internet Search
How long you have been interested in amusement parks: since a kid
How long you have been visiting Carowinds: 2000 or so
Favorite roller coaster at Carowinds: Top Gun/Afternburner
Favorite non-coaster attraction at Carowinds: Flyers
Favorite amusement park: Disney, but headed to Cedar Point later this year, maybe that will replace WDW
Favorite roller coaster: Top Gun/Afterburner or Alpengeist, Loch Ness & Dominator
Favorite non-coaster ride: Flyers
Anything else you want to say:
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By Jonathan
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No it doesn't; perhaps you should re-read it. Also, considering the fact that I started this thread and wrote the code of conduct, I don't think you need to worry about it. You could probably also read number 11.
By ha1ord
#30370
Name:Andy
Age:45
Sex:M
Where You Live Now:Atlanta
Video Game Systems Owned: 360
Favorite Game(s):COD
What brought you to Carowinds Connection: research
How long you have been visiting Carowinds:5 years
Favorite roller coaster at Carowinds:afterburn/top gun

Love Carowinds and drive from Atlanta 3 hrs instead of 6flags which stinks.
Been coming every year since I found out about the place in about 2003.
By AINeuge
#30388
Name: Mitch
Age: 22
Sex: Male
Where You're From: Akron, Ohio
Where You Live Now: Charlotte, NC
Mode of Transportation: 2007 Honda Fit (Vroom, guys, vroom :roll: )
Job (or School): EMT with Mecklenburg EMS Agency
Hobbies (outside parks): Medicine, Movies and Music
Sports Teams You Cheer For: Panthers, Hurricanes
College Attended/Attending/Hope to Attend: Appalachian State University
Video Game Systems Owned: 360, Wii
Favorite Game(s): Zelda
Music You Listen To: Everything
Favorite Movie(s): I have no idea.
Favorite Book(s): Drawing a blank.
Favorite Food(s): Corndogs, hotdogs, fries... all that healthy stuff.
Favorite TV Show(s): Family Guy
What brought you to Carowinds Connection: 2010 construction
How long you have been interested in amusement parks: Started taking a real interest a few years ago.
How long you have been visiting Carowinds: Every year for sixteen years.
Favorite roller coaster at Carowinds: Afterburn
Favorite non-coaster attraction at Carowinds: Southern Star
Favorite amusement park: Carowinds. I mean, it's right there. *points*
Favorite roller coaster: I really enjoy Volcano at KD. That being said, I've only been to Carowinds and King's Dominion that I can remember. Sheltered? Check.
Favorite non-coaster ride: The Crypt or Southern Star
Anything else you want to say: I'm new, be gentle? :mrgreen:
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#30389
I'm brand new to the site and this will actually be my first post. So here it goes!

Name: Michael
Age: 38
Sex: Male
Where You're From: Bridgeport, West Virginia
Where You Live Now: Chesnee, South Carolina
Mode of Transportation: 2001 Ford Explorer
Job (or School): Pepsi
Hobbies (outside parks): Sports
Sports Teams You Cheer For: Marshall Thundering Herd, USC Gamecocks, Pittsburgh Steelers, Pittsburgh Pirates & Pittsburgh Penguins
College Attended/Attending/Hope to Attend: Marshall University
Video Game Systems Owned: PS3, PS2
Favorite Game(s): EA Sports NCAA 09 (soon to be replaced by NCAA 10) and at one time, I had a very unhealthy addiction to RCT2.
Music You Listen To: Anything on my XM stations Lithium, Alt Nation & Octane. I concentrate on hard rock, new rock & alt rock.
Favorite Movie(s): We Are Marshall, Airplane
Favorite Book(s): John Adams
Favorite Food(s): Italian
Favorite TV Show(s): Family Guy, Robot Chicken, The Office
What brought you to Carowinds Connection: Saw the link on rcdb
How long you have been interested in amusement parks: Since my parents took me to the Magic Kingdom in 1973
How long you have been visiting Carowinds: Since 1999
Favorite roller coaster at Carowinds: Top Gun (I refuse to call it anything else)
Favorite non-coaster attraction at Carowinds: Flyers. I've been enjoying that ride since 1976 when it was at KI.
Favorite amusement park: My top 3, in no order: Kings Island, Cedar Point & Holiday World. I would also include Kennywood, but I haven't been there in years.
Favorite roller coaster: It's close between The Voyage & The Beast.
Favorite non-coaster ride: Spider-man at Worlds of Adventure
Anything else you want to say: Can't wait to hit Busch Gardens Williamsburg this Labor Day weekend. I haven't been there since 92. Will be able to rack up a few new coasters!
#30450
Jimmy H wrote:
Dani@Carowinds wrote:Gotta love the gas mileage ;) I travel too much to VA and OH to get a gas-guzzler. Only had it for about a month.

yours isnt silver is it? cause mines silver ive had mine a little while havent got to take it to carowinds for its first time yet though not to crazy over mine i would rather have a gas guzzler :lol:


Haha! Yep. My Silver bullet!
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By bpmitchell
#30640
Name: Brian
Age: 25
Sex: Male
Where You're From: Lothian, Maryland
Where You Live Now: Charlottesville, Virginia
Mode of Transportation: 1993 Subaru Legacy
Job (or School): Hotel Auditor
Hobbies (outside parks): Travel, Jigsaw Puzzles
Sports Teams You Cheer For: Anything Cleveland since I lived in Ohio for a while
College Attended/Attending/Hope to Attend: National College
Video Game Systems Owned: I own the regular NES, N64, Gamecube, Wii
Favorite Game(s): Bowling on the wii
Music You Listen To: Contemporary, I love music by The Fray
Favorite Movie(s): Titanic
Favorite Book(s): I don't read books, not my thing
Favorite Food(s): Anything Italian
Favorite TV Show(s): I love Married with Children
What brought you to Carowinds Connection: I saw it when I searched Carowinds fan sites
How long you have been interested in amusement parks: since 1998
How long you have been visiting Carowinds: I only visited the park once in 2000
Favorite roller coaster at Carowinds: Afterburn when it was Top Gun
Favorite non-coaster attraction at Carowinds: I don't know haven't been to the park in 9 years
Favorite amusement park: Cedar Point
Favorite roller coaster: Diamondback at Kings Island
Favorite non-coaster ride: Maxair at Cedar Point
Anything else you want to say: not at the moment, I look forward to meeting some new people at coasterstock on July 24th
By Edwardo
#30896
Dani Sez: and NO TEAMS from Michigan or Pittsburg


YES!

Pitt sucks. Michigan Swallows (Die, Rodriguez, Die). I used to feel that way about VTech, but since Rod left to Michigan and people died at VTech, I've changed my mind.
#30965
Name: Loga
Age: 14
Sex: Male
Where You're From: Illinois
Where You Live Now: North Carolinda
Mode of Transportation: Vehicle
Job (or School): I do go to a school
Hobbies (outside parks): Baseball , RCT3 , art , photographing , basketball , comics.
Sports Teams You Cheer For: Isn't it obvious? White soxs , Bob Cats , Packers
College Attended/Attending/Hope to Attend: None in mind at the momment
Video Game Systems Owned: Nintendo , Super nintendo , Game boy , DS , Wii , Xbox 360 and PS2
Favorite Game(s): RCT series
Music You Listen To: Rock / metal . Lost prohpets , Story of the year , Reliant K...
Favorite Movie(s): A lot to list...
Favorite Book(s): Not much of a reader , but I like the series Tunnels
Favorite Food(s): NY Pizza!
Favorite TV Show(s): Baseball Tonight
What brought you to Carowinds Connection: Construction and my love for the park
How long you have been interested in amusement parks: 2005
How long you have been visiting Carowinds: 2003-Present
Favorite roller coaster at Carowinds: Thunder Road
Favorite non-coaster attraction at Carowinds: Rip Roar'n Rapids
Favorite amusement park: Cedar Point
Favorite roller coaster: Millenium Force
Favorite non-coaster ride: Max-air
Anything else you want to say: I want to be in the amusement industry and I think I am one of the youngest members on here... Scary
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By DUTTERER
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Name: Michael
Age: 34
Sex: Male
Where You're From: Westminster,MD
Where You Live Now: Charlotte, NC
Mode of Transportation: Honda Accord
Job (or School): Paychex
Hobbies (outside parks): Sports, music, and poker
Sports Teams You Cheer For: Orioles. Ravens, and the Terps
College Attended/Attending/Hope to Attend: University of MD
Video Game Systems Owned: Nintendo, Sega Saturn, Dreamcast, Xbox
Favorite Game(s): Madden
Music You Listen To: Classic Rock
Favorite Movie(s): Tommy Boy
Favorite Book(s): hmmmmm
Favorite Food(s): Burgers and dogs
Favorite TV Show(s): Sportscenter
What brought you to Carowinds Connection: Web search
How long you have been interested in amusement parks: 20+ years
How long you have been visiting Carowinds: 5 years
Favorite roller coaster at Carowinds: Flight Deck
Favorite non-coaster attraction at Carowinds: Scooby-Doo
Favorite amusement park: Epcot
Favorite roller coaster: Millenium Force
Favorite non-coaster ride: Disney's Haunted Mansion
Anything else you want to say: nothing, really
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