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#1 Atomic Wanderer Chicken

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Posted 26 May 2013 - 00:43

The most insane and probably the most scariest ride opened today in Texas called "The Texas Skyscreamer". The Skycreamer is a extreme swing ride, it is 400ft tall and moves at 35mph.

http://gizmodo.com/w...e-wor-509832981




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Posted 26 May 2013 - 00:59

OMFG

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Posted 26 May 2013 - 01:11

I wonder if there's a weight limit, or if obese people are going to wear out the chains.

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Posted 26 May 2013 - 01:20

^ Yes -- the chains break and you are crushed by 6 smelly fat people. :s

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Posted 26 May 2013 - 01:29

This video needs more dubstep /s

But seriously, I don't know about everyone else, but it's one of these things I'd love to go on, but when it came to it I'd be like "f*** that!"

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Posted 26 May 2013 - 01:48

One part of me thinks that looks awesome. Another part of me things that's a tragedy waiting to happen. Still pretty cool though, but I doubt I'd ever get on it.

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Posted 26 May 2013 - 02:00

Would be awesome if the swings could turn around 180 on the way down.

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Posted 26 May 2013 - 02:33

You don't get on something like that worrying about death. I mean, if my chains were to snap, I'd be like, "Okay, this isn't a bad way to go..." Well... at least, after I crapped myself anyway. :p

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Posted 26 May 2013 - 03:01

whoa! i'd ride that! i'd want to twist the chains up and spin like we used to do on the normal ones!

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Posted 26 May 2013 - 03:03

Those chains worry me! This ride is 400 feet up, moving 35mph, and there are only 3 chains apparently supporting the rider. I hope there is some other thing attached just in case. :|

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Posted 26 May 2013 - 03:11

Those chains worry me! This ride is 400 feet up, moving 35mph, and there are only 3 chains apparently supporting the rider. I hope there is some other thing attached just in case. :|


yup, one bad link in the chain and someone is splattered somewhere down below

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Posted 26 May 2013 - 03:21

no thanks, i was surprised when i saw the video that they just had lap belts and not full harnesses. then again i do not like any sort of heights or coaster rides.

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Posted 26 May 2013 - 03:26

Am I the only one who would not want to be the "1st" to break that ride in? I'd like to let about a 1000 people break it in before me.

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Posted 26 May 2013 - 03:31

good way to claim insurance, i guess.

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Posted 26 May 2013 - 04:13

Those chains worry me! This ride is 400 feet up, moving 35mph, and there are only 3 chains apparently supporting the rider. I hope there is some other thing attached just in case. :|


A single one of those lengths of chain could probably support about a half ton of weight or more. It's not the same chain they use for your average swing set. ;)