Top Favorite Extinct Attractions.I would like for people to post their top 5s if you have more awsome if you have less dont worry about it.
From Andrew DoughertyJust wondering what they all could be. Can be any park anywhere anytime.
Posted October 23, 2012 at 6:45 AM
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From Mike GallagherThere are, of course, many rides I never got to go on. I will limit this response to those I actually HAVE been on that no longer exist. Some of these have a bad rep in the industry, but that didn't take away from my enjoyment of them.
Posted October 23, 2012 at 7:03 AM
Son Of Beast
From Dominick D1. Jaws
Posted October 23, 2012 at 7:06 AM
2. Test Track 1
3. Jimmy Neutron
4. POTC before Johnny Depp
5. Snow White
(I regret skipping BTTF :( )
From Karly Tenney1. Dueling Dragons ( Dragon Challenge when it dueled it was awessssome!)
Posted October 23, 2012 at 7:47 AM
2. The old kiddie land at BGT I loved it when I was little
3. Jimmy neutron
That's all I can think of maybe I can think of five.... Oh wait yes I wish I could have rode BTTF!
From Orrin Carstarphen20,000 leagues under the sea
Posted October 23, 2012 at 9:30 AM
Back to the Future
Countdown to Extinction (regardless to what Disney claims I believe this ride has been toned down whith the name change to Dinosaur.)
From AJ HummelCounting only rides I've been on, and excluding relocations:
Posted October 23, 2012 at 10:35 AM
1. Back to the Future: The Ride at Universal Studios Hollywood
If relocations were included, Deja Vu from Six Flags Magic Mountain would be second on this list.
From Bob Liebe1- Kongfrontation
Posted October 23, 2012 at 10:38 AM
3- Back to the Future: The Ride
4- Nickelodean Studios
5- Ghostbusters Spooktacular
From Danny McNeil1) Jaws ;(
Posted October 23, 2012 at 11:29 AM
2) Orange stinger
3) alien encounter
4) Bermuda triangle (sea world australia)
From April CJAWS and King Kong.
Posted October 23, 2012 at 11:35 AM
Both were apart of my childhood. I ended up working in Amity for about a year and a half before it closed. I miss it so much.
From Andy MilitoIn no specific order:
Posted October 23, 2012 at 12:52 PM
From Dominick DRides I never got to ride:
Posted October 23, 2012 at 1:57 PM
From Carrie HoodIn no real order..
Posted October 23, 2012 at 7:03 PM
-20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
From Caroline DavisBack to the Future.
Posted October 23, 2012 at 7:27 PM
And I wish I had ridden Alien Encounter. I had the chance when I was about 7 but was too scared.
Hopefully I can ride BTTF again if I get to Universal Studios Japan soon. Until then I can always watch the whole ride on the blu-ray extras of the trilogy.
From Anthony MurphyJaws
Posted October 23, 2012 at 9:50 PM
Back to the Future
World of Motion (though Test Track is good)
Mr. Toad's Wild Ride
From Ashleigh Noad1. Jaws
Posted October 24, 2012 at 4:33 AM
2. Back to the Future
3. The Python at Busch Gardens (first 'real' coaster)
4. Jimmy Neutron (childhood memories!)
From Kelly MuggletonAlien Encounter
Posted October 24, 2012 at 5:23 AM
Back to the Future
Minnie and Mickeys houses (in Florida)
And...my beloved Hunchback of Notre Dame show.
From Kelly Muggleton...and Kongfrontation
Posted October 24, 2012 at 5:24 AM
From Flavio de SouzaIn order:
Posted October 24, 2012 at 11:54 AM
2. Mr Toad Wild Ride (MK)
3. If I had wings
4. World of Motion
5. Body Wars
From robert morrisThe Kitchen Cabaret from The Land at Epcot, would love to show my kids that show
Posted October 24, 2012 at 12:17 PM
Python at Busch Gardens
Mr Toad for those not willing to fly cross country for a dark ride
River Country as a whole
Trainers in the water for Shamu Shows
20k leagues under the sea, maybe should have been in tommorrowland but had a great feel of something special for boys
Narnia exhibit at DHS as it wasted others time while I got to enjoy real attractions
Hall of Presidents (4 years ago) just a joke to all the democrats on tpi
From robert morrisThis question made me realize how many attractions Magic Kingdom has converted or worse just eliminated with no replacement whether attractions we good or not, they at least occupied time and increased park capacity
Posted October 24, 2012 at 12:24 PM
From Chad HAn Australian list of Lament....
Posted October 24, 2012 at 2:00 PM
* Batman: The Ride - (Motion Simulator) - Warner Bros. Movie World, Gold Coast
From chris cona1. Jaws
Posted October 24, 2012 at 2:38 PM
2. Jimmy Neutron
3. Who wants to be a millionare DHS
4. Dueling Dragons (when they dueled)
5. Back to the future
From James Koehl1. San Francisco Earthquake at Cedar Point
Posted October 24, 2012 at 2:48 PM
2. Frontier Lift at Cedar Point
3. Original Shoot the Rapids and White Water Landing at Cedar Point
4. Wild Animal Safari at King's Island
5. Upside-down funhouse at Cedar Point
From Mike GallagherThere was actually a Police Academy Stunt Show???
Posted October 24, 2012 at 5:00 PM
And in Australia, no less???
And submitted by a fella in Scotland???
And yet more question marks???????????
From Brady Allen
Posted October 24, 2012 at 5:05 PM
Universal's Stunt Spectacular
Old Mill (Kennywood)
From N BBTTF
Posted October 24, 2012 at 5:52 PM
Tidal Wave (SFGA)
We didn't start going to Universal until after Kong closed and I don't know the Disney parks well enough, even though we went 4 years in a row... My first park was "Marriots Great America" and I have a lot of fond memories of that place.
From Chad HWell, I grew up in Oz, only been in the UK for 7 years....
Posted October 24, 2012 at 7:02 PM
But yeah, it was a great show. Ended up being replaced with some extreme driving show, or so I hear.
From Manny BarronThis discussion should have started and ended with Back to the Future. Still my favorite ride in the world. Just an awesome ride made so much better by the characters, story, and theme of the attraction.
Posted October 24, 2012 at 10:55 PM
Still operating thousands of miles away in Osaka, Japan so at least it hasn't completely dissappeared from the face of the planet.
From Amy SmithJaws
Posted October 25, 2012 at 1:46 AM
Dueling Dragons (both the old themed queue and the actual dueling aspect)
Mr. Toad's Wild Ride (MK's was a million times better)
Original Journey into Imagination
Animal Kingdom boats - they have a dragon down there under the bridge!
From James Rao1. Orient Express at Worlds of Fun - one of the best steel coasters of the 80's.
Posted October 25, 2012 at 3:27 AM
2. Ozark Wildcat - SBNO at the now defunct Celebration City theme park in Branson, MO.
3. Wonders of Life Pavilion - Bring back Body Wars and Cranium Command fo'sho'!
4. Horizons, of course.
5. Actual dueling trains on Dueling Dragons/Dragon Challenge. Everyone says Universal is doing everything right these days, but this change was a BIG choke.
From Big CohubeThe only ones that I can think of are:
Posted November 2, 2012 at 10:17 AM
-The original Star Tours, although the new one's a lot of fun
-Great American Scream Machine in Six Flags Great Adventure, I had some great memories of that ride…
From Mike GallagherSeaside Boardwalk ride piers.
Posted November 2, 2012 at 11:45 AM
From Andrew DoughertyAmy more mentionable attractions coming up?
Posted November 4, 2012 at 8:24 PM
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