Everything else goes here, including discussion of parks outside of Carowinds and any off-topic discussion
By chunkyskunk
#31060
Name: Derek
Age: 43
Sex: Male
Where You're From: Cleveland County, NC
Where You Live Now: Gaston County, NC
Mode of Transportation: 1999 Olds Alero, still in awesome shape.
Job (or School): Furniture retail sales
Hobbies (outside parks): visiting locally owned independent restaurants, watching movies, short hiking/walking, working in my yard, hanging out with friends, reading, working on RCDB, Facebook, I am a pretty simple guy.
Sports Teams You Cheer For: Panthers, Bobcats, Braves, UNC
College Attended/Attending/Hope to Attend: Cleveland Community College, Shelby, NC
Video Game Systems Owned: Nintendo 2600, Super Nintendo, N64 and Nintendo Wii (currently)
Favorite Game(s): Zelda games, Tiger Woods Golf, baseball, football
Music You Listen To: Contemporary Christian, light rock, rock and hard rock.
Favorite Movie(s): Lord of The Rings Trilogy, Raiders of the Lost Ark Fourigy, Star Wars Sixigy, Gladiator, Dances With Wolves, Shawshank Redemption, Last of the Mohicans.
Favorite Book(s): 'Wild At Heart,' 'Blue Like Jazz,' 'Searching For God Knows What,' 'Barbarian Way,' and 'Velvet Elvis'
Favorite Food(s): Grilled seafood, dry rub ribs, grilled pork chops, hamburgers, chicken, mac & cheese, choc chip cookies, fresh pineapple.
Favorite TV Show(s): House, American Idol, Fringe, Andy Griffith Show, Bonanza, Gunsmoke, Diners Drive Ins & Dives, Unwrapped, Scrubs, Friends, Dancing With The Stars, Goldrush, Ice Road Truckers, Alaska State Troopers, Flying Wild Alaska, Pawn Stars, American Pickers, American Restoration. .
What brought you to Carowinds Connection: Link on rcdb.com
How long you have been interested in amusement parks: Since mid 70's
How long you have been visiting Carowinds: Since the year the park opened when I was a wee lad.
Favorite roller coaster at Carowinds: Afterburn & Intimidator
Favorite non-coaster attraction at Carowinds: Phantom Flyers
Favorite amusement park: BGAfrica
Favorite roller coaster: Millennium Force (CP)
Favorite non-coaster ride: Not for sure?
Anything else you want to say: This site is great, keep up the good work
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By Dude
#31076
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[/quote]

noooo... am younger only 13 here i feel werid now :shock: :shock:
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By Dude
#31077
Name: Dominic
Age: 13
Sex: M
Where You're From: Boston,MA. lived in dominican republic 2 years.
Where You Live Now: Charlotte,NC
Mode of Transportation: NONE
Job (or School): Middle school
Hobbies (outside parks): Baseball,basketball computer.etc
Sports Teams You Cheer For: RED SOX,Patriots,Celtics
College Attended/Attending/Hope to Attend: I dont know
Video Game Systems Owned: ps2,xbox,psp,ps1
Favorite Game(s): Racing video games!
Music You Listen To: pop,rock,salsa
Favorite Movie(s): Transmorers 2,Iron man
Favorite Book(s): NONE
Favorite Food(s): Pizza,cake
Favorite TV Show(s): ESPN
What brought you to Carowinds Connection: um.. the construction!
How long you have been interested in amusement parks: only since 2007
How long you have been visiting Carowinds: since 2007
Favorite roller coaster at Carowinds: Afterburn
Favorite non-coaster attraction at Carowinds: basketball
Favorite amusement park: Cedar paoint
Favorite roller coaster: Afterburn
Favorite non-coaster ride: The big spinning boat *forgot the name*
Anything else you want to say:[/quote] I cant wait to see what our coaster will look like!!! :D :D
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#31291
Name: Will
Age: 23
Sex: M
Where You're From: Winston-Salem, NC
Where You Live Now: Rochester, NY
Mode of Transportation: 2009 Honda Civic
Job (or School): Grad student at Rochester Institute of Technology M.Sc. May 2011
Hobbies (outside parks): Computers and Cars
Sports Teams You Cheer For: RIT Tigers hockey, Wake Forest Demon Deacons
College Attended/Attending/Hope to Attend: Rochester Institute of Technology, graduated with B.Sc. May 2009
Video Game Systems Owned: Wii
Favorite Game(s): RCT 2
Favorite TV Show(s): Office US and UK
What brought you to Carowinds Connection: Construction of course
How long you have been interested in amusement parks: Since forever
How long you have been visiting Carowinds: Since forever
Favorite roller coaster at Carowinds: Top Gun (if that wasn't already clear from my nick or my 18 laps in the back seat of the red train at Coaster Stock :p)
Favorite non-coaster attraction at Carowinds: Phantom's Flyers
Favorite amusement park: Cedar Point. It's just missing a GOOD wooden coaster.
Favorite roller coaster: Steel: Behemoth (You have to go on a really good day without trims or brakes), Wooden: Renegade
Favorite non-coaster ride: Cars--one day I'll own a Lotus.
Anything else you want to say: I'll be back for opening day 2010. Count on it. :)
By georgiakid09
#31315
Name: Eric
Age: 16
Sex: Male
Where You're From: Port Clinton, Ohio
Where You Live Now: Aiken, South Carolina
Mode of Transportation: 2005 Honda Accord
Job (or School): South Aiken High - Veterinary Caretaker
Hobbies (outside parks): Sports (mainly hockey, football, and surfing), video games, girls
Sports Teams You Cheer For: Detroit Red Wings/ New York Yankees
College Attended/Attending/Hope to Attend: University of Georgia - 2011 - 2015
Video Game Systems Owned: Xbox 360, PS2, Game Boy Advance :P
Favorite Game(s): RCT Series, Half Life series, Left 4 Dead, NCAA Football Series, NHL Series, Nolimits Roller Coaster Simulation
Music You Listen To: Everything, literally.
Favorite Movie(s): I have a lot!
Favorite Book(s): Yankee Years by Joe Torre
Favorite Food(s): Steak, Chicken, French Fries, Pizza
Favorite TV Show(s): Family Guy
What brought you to Carowinds Connection: Found it researching the new project
How long you have been interested in amusement parks: 8 years
How long you have been visiting Carowinds: 6 Years
Favorite roller coaster at Carowinds: Eh, I'd say.. Cobra, Thunder Road @ Night
Favorite non-coaster attraction at Carowinds: Danny Phantom Flyers
Favorite amusement park: Cedar Point, by far :)
Favorite roller coaster: Millennium Force
Favorite non-coaster ride:Amazing Adventures of Spiderman IOA
Anything else you want to say: You could easily spot me out in the crowd, because I'd be the most craziest or most quietest person in line or in the park sometimes. But if anything you wanna ask or maybe meet up, just contact me.
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By Coaster Punk
#31593
Name: n/a
Age: 22 (10/1/86)
Sex:M
Where You're From: Camden, SC
Where You Live Now: Camden, SC
Mode of Transportation: Mitsubishi Galant (Don't buy one)
Job (or School): Going to school for Radiology
Hobbies (outside parks): Turntables
Sports Teams You Cheer For: South Carolina Gamecocks/Carolina Panthres
College Attended/Attending/Hope to Attend: Central Carolina
Video Game Systems Owned: PS3
Favorite Game(s): Madden, NCAA Football, GTA4
Music You Listen To: Anything
Favorite Movie(s): Gran Torino, The Hangover, Casino
Favorite Book(s): The Bible
Favorite Food(s): Soul Food, Sea Food
Favorite TV Show(s): First 48, SportsCenter, Real Time with Bill Maher
What brought you to Carowinds Connection: Screamscape.com (Sorry not ment to be a plug)
How long you have been interested in amusement parks: Since my first visit to Disney World as a child.
How long you have been visiting Carowinds: 15 years!
Favorite roller coaster at Carowinds: Goldrusher
Favorite non-coaster attraction at Carowinds: The Flyers
Favorite amusement park: Universal Studios Orlando
Favorite roller coaster: Goldrusher
Favorite non-coaster ride: IDK
Anything else you want to say... God Is Good!
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By kewlaidkiddd
#31620
Name: Chris - but I answer to Kewlaid
Age: 29
Sex: M
Where You're From: Concord
Where You Live Now: Near Downtown
Mode of Transportation: Car
Job (or School): Ha ha - its a fun one but prefer not to speak about it amongst the kids
Hobbies (outside parks): Transformers collector
Sports Teams You Cheer For: whoever is winning
College Attended/Attending/Hope to Attend: went to RCCC for a couple semesters
Video Game Systems Owned: PS2 (broken) Game Cube
Favorite Game(s): RC3 Sim City
Music You Listen To: everything and anything with a beat
Favorite Movie(s): ones that make you think
Favorite Book(s): Wicked Years series, Fahrenheit 451, 12th Planet series
Favorite Food(s): Pastas
Favorite TV Show(s): SYTYCD, Heroes
What brought you to Carowinds Connection: Swampfox suggested it to me a couple years ago when I posted on Urban Planet
How long you have been interested in amusement parks: quite a few years
How long you have been visiting Carowinds: since I was like 6
Favorite roller coaster at Carowinds: Gold Rush or Top Gun - depends on my mood for the day
Favorite non-coaster attraction at Carowinds: If the vids weren't so lame, then the Action FX theater because of the AC
Favorite amusement park: Carowinds
Favorite roller coaster: Hypersonic
Favorite non-coaster ride: Lazy River
Anything else you want to say: I've been in and out of here for years - its a timing thing. But you'll see me lurking occasionally
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By Coasterfan0721
#31631
Name : Dustin
Age : 23
Sex : M
Where are you from : Sophia , NC
Where you live now : Same Place
Mode Of Transportation : Truck
Job (or School) : I work in aviation
Hobbies (outside parks): I love to play Golf and Disc Golf
Sports Teams You Cheer For: Carolina Panthers for football and Basketball Duke
College Attended/Attending/Hope to Attend: I went to GTCC for 2 years
Video Game Systems Owned: PS3 , PS2 , PSP , PS , PS One
Favorite Game(s): Any game that is fun
Music You Listen To: Anything that is on the radio
Favorite Movie(s): Anything that has action and adventure
Favorite Book(s): Don't have one
Favorite Food(s): Seafood , pizza etc..
Favorite TV Show(s): Don't have one
What brought you to Carowinds Connection: When I meet some of you guys at Coaster Stock
How long you have been interested in amusement parks: A few Years
How long you have been visiting Carowinds: Since I was 4 or 5 years old
Favorite roller coaster at Carowinds: Carolina Cobra or Thunder Road
Favorite non-coaster attraction at Carowinds: The Water Park
Favorite amusement park: Carowinds
Favorite roller coaster: Magnum XL200 at Cedar Point
Favorite non-coaster ride: Go karts
Anything else you want to say: I have been visiting the site for about a month
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By April_Fool_79
#31667
Name: Jillian
Age: 30 (Yes, really!)
Sex: Female (although y'all may start to wonder after reading this post :D )
Where You're From: Panama City Beach, FL (AKA Redneck Riviera)
Where You Live Now: Concord, NC (NASCAR HEAVEN!!!)
Mode of Transportation: 01 Rodeo Sport
Job (or School): Customer Care for Sprint
Hobbies (outside parks): Concerts and NASCAR
Sports Teams You Cheer For: #11 Denny Hamlin (Sprint Cup Series), #62 Brendan Gaughan (Nationwide Series), #24 David Starr (Camping World Truck Series), #16 Moses Smith (Camping World West Series), Virginia Tech football
College Attended/Attending/Hope to Attend: Um, no
Video Game Systems Owned: Pong system, Atari 2600, original NES, every GameBoy up to Advance (don't have DS ..... Yet)
Favorite Game(s): Zoo Tycoon, RollerCoaster Tycoon, LEGO Star Wars (it's HILARIOUS!!!!!)
Music You Listen To: A buncha stuff y'all have never herad of: Finger Eleven, Our Lady Peace, Virgos Merlot, American Hi-Fi, Lucky Boys Confusion, Marvelous 3 / Butch Walker
Favorite Movie(s): Star Wars, Harry Potter, The Matrix, Lord of the Rings, X-Men,
Favorite Book(s): Star Wars, Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, Chronicles of Narnia, His Dark Materials, Inheritance Cycle, anything by Christopher Pike
Favorite Food(s): Anything pretty much. Really love a good steak, though
Favorite TV Show(s): Anything NASCAR related, The Amazing Race, Law and Order (all of them), CSI (all of them), X-Files and seaQuest (when they were on)
What brought you to Carowinds Connection: Coaster Stock
How long you have been interested in amusement parks: My mom was at WDW riding Space Mountain 2 weeks before I was born.
How long you have been visiting Carowinds: 4 years? I think?
Favorite roller coaster at Carowinds: After Burn
Favorite non-coaster attraction at Carowinds: Kalidescope, cause the nieces love squishing their Aunt Jill on it.
Favorite amusement park: Islands of Adventure (my baby) or Miracle Srtip Amusement Park (my first baby, RIP)
Favorite roller coaster: X (to ride), Starliner (to work, RIP)
Favorite non-coaster ride: Firefall (or whatever they renamed it to after CF bought the parks)
Anything else you want to say:
By evaninmatthews
#31727
Name: Evan
Age: 15
Sex: Male
Where You're From: Fairfax, Virginia
Where You Live Now: Chantilly
Mode of Transportation: Car
Job (or School): Grocery Bagger
Hobbies (outside parks): Railroads
Sports Teams You Cheer For: Yankees, Panthers
College Attended/Attending/Hope to Attend: UNCC
Video Game Systems Owned: Wii, Xbox
Favorite Game(s): Wii Sports
Music You Listen To: Rock
Favorite Movie(s): Casino, Goodfellas
Favorite Book(s): Newspaper
Favorite Food(s): Anything
Favorite TV Show(s): The Sopranos
What brought you to Carowinds Connection:How much fun Carowinds is
How long you have been interested in amusement parks: 4-5 years
How long you have been visiting Carowinds:Since 2006
Favorite roller coaster at Carowinds: Nighthawk
Favorite non-coaster attraction at Carowinds: Phantom Flyers
Favorite amusement park: Busch Gardens
Favorite roller coaster: Griffon
Favorite non-coaster ride: Bumper Cars
Anything else you want to say: Moved out of CLT last year, hope to go to Carowinds to see the 2010 ride
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By carorush09
#31766
Name : Kelly
Age : 22
Sex : F
Where are you from : Archdale , NC
Where you live now : Same Place
Mode Of Transportation : Dodge Stratus
Job (or School) : I work at a tutoring company and go to college
Hobbies (outside parks): I like singing and playing golf and disc golf
Sports Teams You Cheer For: Carolina Panthers for football and Tar heels for basketball
College Attended/Attending/Hope to Attend: I graduated from RCC and go to UNCG
Video Game Systems Owned: PS2 , Game boy, game cube
Favorite Game(s): Adventure games and Silent hill games
Music You Listen To: Every thing from heavy metal to pop
Favorite Movie(s): Anything from Monty Python, Mel Brooks or Adam Sandler
Favorite Book(s): Dark Manga
Favorite Food(s): Pizza
Favorite TV Show(s): CSI, The Tudors, and Bones
What brought you to Carowinds Connection: My fiance told me about the site
How long you have been interested in amusement parks: A few Years
How long you have been visiting Carowinds: Since I was a kid
Favorite roller coaster at Carowinds: Ricochet and Goldrusher
Favorite non-coaster attraction at Carowinds: The Water Park
Favorite amusement park: Carowinds!
Favorite roller coaster: Iron Horse at Freestyle Music park
Favorite non-coaster ride: rapid rides
Anything else you want to say: I absolutely love Carowinds!!!
By Cavs Fan
#31995
Name: Cavs Fan
Age:*Almost 13*
Sex: Male
Where I am from: Cleveland, OH
Where I live now: Cleveland, OH
Mode of Transportation: Family members drive me in a CR-V, Dodge Nitro, Jaguar, Mercedes, I walk and ride my bike too.
Job: Getting through 7th grade.
Hobbies: Uhh, following the Cleveland Cavaliers and playing Baseball and Basketball.
Sports Teams I cheer for: CAVS, Indians, Browns, OSU Buckeyes, Duke Blue Devils, DePaul Blue Demons, Chicago Blackhawks.
College I hope to attend:I don't know.
Video Game Systems Owned- Sony PS2,PSP,PS3. Nintendo DS, DS Lite,Wii,Gamecube. Gameboy Advance,SP. Computer.
Favorite Games:Sports Games, Uncharted, Rollercoaster Tycoon 1,2. 3 is just okay. Sims 2.
Music I Listen to:80's because of waiting in lines at CP. Hip-Hop, Pop, Jazz.
Favorite Movie: I don't like movies.
Favorite Book: The Giver is pretty good.
Favorite Food: Anything but pure Chocolate and Greek Yogurt.
Favorite TV show: SportsCenter and most sporting events.
What Brought me here: Interest in Carowinds and the new for 2010 coaster.
How long I have been interested in Amusement Parks: Cedar Point- Forever. Everything else- December 08.
How long I have been visiting Carowinds: Never.
Favorite Amusement Park: Cedar Point
Favorite Coaster: Maverick/TTD.
Favorite Non-Coaster ride: Snake River Falls/Thunder Canyon/CP&LE Railroad.
By coasterfanbase
#31999
Name: Jordan
Age: 16 (17 in like 7 weeks)
Sex: M
Where You're From: Mount Prospect, IL
Where You Live Now: Mount Prospect, IL
Mode of Transportation: ON FOOT!
Job (or School): High School, and I work at Jewel-Osco, a Super-Valu Store
Hobbies (outside parks): Web-design, Rock-Climbing, Podcasting, Photography, Anime
Sports Teams You Cheer For: Rays, Cubs, Bears,
College Attended/Attending/Hope to Attend: University of Illinois or University of Michigan (good engineering schools)
Video Game Systems Owned: ps2,psp,wii,
Favorite Game(s): eh don't have one
Music You Listen To: pop, electronica, techno, rock
Favorite Movie(s): Transmorers, Stargate
Favorite Book(s): - - - -
Favorite Food(s): CakeCups
Favorite TV Show(s): Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam, Neon Genesis Evangelion, Eureka 7
What brought you to Carowinds Connection: Patchman!
How long you have been interested in amusement parks: idk 2005 maybe
How long you have been visiting Carowinds: Haven't been there yet.
Favorite roller coaster at Carowinds: N/A
Favorite non-coaster attraction at Carowinds: N/A
Favorite amusement park: Cedar Point
Favorite roller coaster: Renegade
Favorite non-coaster ride: Skyhawk
Anything else you want to say: Don't forget to check out amusementradio.com and check out my personal site at coasterfanbase.com
By ParkerHammons
#32106
Name: Parker Hammons
Age: 17
Sex: Male
Where You're From: Magnolia, MS
Where You Live Now: Midland, NC
Mode of Transportation: 2009 Toyota Camry ASA Southeast Super Late Model
Job (or School): Race Car Driver
Hobbies (outside parks): Driving my race car on race weekends, going to Carowinds on the off weekends, Tennis, Graphic Design
Sports Teams You Cheer For: New York Yankees, New Orleans Saints
College Attended/Attending/Hope to Attend: None..have to race
Video Game Systems Owned: PS3, PS2
Favorite Game(s): Gran Turismo series, Need for Speed series
Music You Listen To: Rap, Rock
Favorite Movie(s): The Hangover, The Longest Yard, Click, all the Halloween movies, ATL, Employee of the Month
Favorite Book(s): none
Favorite Food(s): Grilled fish, anything grilled
Favorite TV Show(s): Wrecked, TrueLife
What brought you to Carowinds Connection: google
How long you have been interested in amusement parks: since earlier this year
How long you have been visiting Carowinds: since earlier this year
Favorite roller coaster at Carowinds: Afterburn / Thunder Road
Favorite non-coaster attraction at Carowinds: Ricochet?
Favorite amusement park: Carowinds
Favorite roller coaster: The Time Machine at Freestyle Music Park
Favorite non-coaster ride: none
Anything else you want to say: Awesome site, really fun to read up on. Check out www.ParkerHammons.com
By JEdMc91
#32659
Name: Jonathan M.
Age: 18
Sex: Male
Where You're From: Darlington SC
Where You Live Now: " "
Mode of Transportation:my 1993 Pontiac Grand Prix :lol:
Job (or School): Coker College Freshman
Hobbies (outside parks): uhh, swimming, fishing
Sports Teams You Cheer For: CLEMSON TIGERS :mrgreen:
College Attended/Attending/Hope to Attend: Look Up 3 questions
Video Game Systems Owned: Wii, gamecube, super nintendo, xbox, playstion 1 & 2, sega, nintendo 64
Favorite Game(s): Mario :D
Music You Listen To: Country and Christian
Favorite Movie(s): Facing the Giants
Favorite Book(s): uhhh.....what?
Favorite Food(s): Pasta
Favorite TV Show(s): America's Got Talent
What brought you to Carowinds Connection: idk, surfing internet
How long you have been interested in amusement parks: 4 years
How long you have been visiting Carowinds: since 1993
Favorite roller coaster at Carowinds: lol, Carolina Goldrusher :)
Favorite non-coaster attraction at Carowinds: uhhh, Scarowinds!
Favorite amusement park: Carowinds/FSMP
Favorite roller coaster: Look Up 3
Favorite non-coaster ride: haunted house rides
Anything else you want to say: I am not a coaster enthusiast, im scared of them.... :oops: :lol:
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