(coney island 13)

37 comments so far...

bere June 11, 2007, 08:22 PM
question 1. did you ride? if so, go to question 2
question 2. did you still intestines inside?
bere June 11, 2007, 08:22 PM
missing word in question 2: have (after still)
insky June 12, 2007, 05:18 AM
not this day, strictly walkin around enjoying the ambiance for one of the last times before the developers flatten the place:(
i have ridden it before tho, last summer, and it was all it was cracked up to be. extremely old, wooden, rickety structure on which the cars only stuck to for the moment cause they hadn't thought of something better to do. but they might. at high speed. and at any moment. a little bruised and shaken up after (& took my intestines a bit to still), & def hope to do it again soon
donna June 12, 2007, 12:54 PM
'the cars only stuck to for the moment cause they hadn't thought of something better to do'--I haven't read that caliber descriptive passage in a longgg time. Simply delicious! (And I've never been on the ride m'self.)

love that you have all these great photos of Coney. Because, yeah. flattened. developers. sighhhhh

bere June 12, 2007, 06:33 PM
oh you guys are so brave ridding that thing
in mexico city we have an old one too (or at least was there 5 years ago) it is too "extremely old, wooden, rickety structure" and it creeks loud! the name of the mexican one is: La Montaña Rusa (the Russian Mountain) for us mexicans, Russians are the most exotic creatures and a land of fantasy... too bad yours gonna be flatten... & insky maybe you should skip that one last ride: we still wanna see your pictures :)
donna June 12, 2007, 06:54 PM
o no--mi no brave!! I can't muster the nerve to ride the Cyclone--insky's description tells me that's wise! :)) I rode this 1949 Wooden Roller Coaster in Wichita http://history.amusement-parks.com/Joyland/viewfromlift.jpg. As you can see, it's noooooo Cyclone. And that one scared the bejeezus out of me. ha

Maybe you should just go ahead and heed b's advice, mr. insky ;)

bere June 12, 2007, 07:00 PM
yes miss d, i hear you, i ride the Montaña Rusa ONCE in mxc and i will try to NEVER ever do it again... i am done with rollercoasters and all these dizzy things :) you & i can go for ice-cream on a fair right? while the brave people ride
donna June 12, 2007, 07:10 PM
I'm with you on that--my tummy doesn't do very well on the dizzy rides! So, yes, yes!! We'll go for ice cream, hold all personal items for the brave people--and of course, snap some pics of them as they ride!! :)))
donna June 12, 2007, 07:28 PM
oh and I thinnnnk the cyclone will not be flattened, but the damned 'developers' are ruining coney island. Coney is not meant to be clean and sparkly :((
PimpDaddy June 17, 2007, 09:41 PM
I love rollercoasters :-P.
donna June 18, 2007, 12:15 AM
oh dear--pd and b, I'm getting pressured to get on this thing before summer is done. Don't even think Insky isn't the source for some of that pressure! ;) Lord god--I'd better get my intestines' last will and testament prepared.
insky June 18, 2007, 05:42 AM
[you will ride]
insky June 18, 2007, 05:45 AM
{and bere will make a trip to nyc in which the two of you will ride in the last car, last seats, for the best whiplash effect]

hey, it's like the pictures of popcorn in the old movie ads - anything in []'s, just do

it's good for you

PimpDaddy June 18, 2007, 06:15 AM
Subliminal messaging 101
donna June 18, 2007, 12:01 PM
[you will pay for this insky!!!]
bere June 19, 2007, 12:21 AM
i won't go until the developers have the thing VERY flat!!! miss d... when are you running away to SD?
sorry insky, we are chickens!
bere June 19, 2007, 12:22 AM
& pimpdaddy, you are as loony as insky ;)
bere June 19, 2007, 12:25 AM
miss d! i know i know! you say that you have a heart condition
bere June 19, 2007, 12:56 AM
damn i just realized the last seats are actually empty... waiting for the chickens, they are going to be empty for a long long time heh heh
donna June 19, 2007, 03:27 AM
okay, b--I like the sound of that 'running away to San Diego'. [I will run away to San Diego, Insky!] And thank you for the support and understanding--can't get any of that from the men (ahem)! :))

Yeah, yeah--heart condition. Check out that link, insky. I can be the keeper of the loose change, right? and the phone. and the camera.

good god, b--you're right. Those seats ARE empty. Empty is a goooood look for them!

PimpDaddy June 19, 2007, 10:09 AM
Bere: Naaah, I'm just danish... vikings, remember? ;-))
donna June 19, 2007, 03:08 PM
shhhhh, b!! don't tell insky--but, I have a hunch I'll end up on this thing. Of my own volition (I feel my spirit of adventure beginning to overtake my abject fear). Good lord

But, I'm pretty sure this will be me after

donna August 06, 2007, 03:13 AM
The deed is done. I rode(in a state of abject terror). I screamed. I certainly didn't look like the happy folks up there. :) But, dammit, I survived (quite nicely I think)! Can't say I'm in love with the ride but can't say it wasn't worth it, either! And I just might have to get on it again--just to try it with my eyes open.
bere August 06, 2007, 03:26 AM
wow, nice!
ha ha great miss d!!! you are 1 brave woman, glad you made it, hope to see the pix, with those eyes closed
donna August 06, 2007, 03:33 AM
ha! Hiya, b!

No pix, I'm afraid (or am I glad?? ;)) We checked our bags, so no camera--I'm sure I was a quiiite a sight to see. Hope insky gets his hearing back one of these days . . . :)

NicolasDalby August 10, 2007, 08:52 PM
Hahaha... Sounds like a good time :)
NicolasDalby August 10, 2007, 08:54 PM
oh yeah... Don't forget to visit my new 23hq account: 23hq.com/nicolasdalby

This is were I'll put up my best pics from events and such(probably some non-event shots too)

Just wrote this here so I was sure that you all knew :)

NicolasDalby August 10, 2007, 08:54 PM
NicolasDalby=PimpDaddy by the way :)
bere August 10, 2007, 09:06 PM
oh i see, your 'artistic' name (pimp-daddy) is funnier heh heh
PimpDaddy August 10, 2007, 09:09 PM
I know. But I made the nicolasdalby account, to have a site that made a bit more to show off just my skills as a photographer. Call it an ever expanding portfolio :)
bere August 10, 2007, 09:10 PM
very nice (the ever expanding portfolio) will make sure to check it out soon! gracias PD
PimpDaddy August 10, 2007, 09:16 PM
Gracias? No. Thank YOU for checking it out :)
donna August 11, 2007, 04:16 AM
Sir Nicholas! :) Will definitely check out the expanding portfolio!
donna August 11, 2007, 04:19 AM
Oh and was a great time out at Coney. Was EXTREMELY hot, so we were in a state of heat exhaustion when we left. But, was well worth it for sure!
insky August 12, 2007, 10:26 AM
pimpdaddy presents "nicholas dalby"!
nicholas dalby presents "pimpdaddy"!

me likee & will keep an eye on them...this still leaves the door open for many alternate personalities, eh? - daddydalby for exclusive sshots of the little ones, nick the pimp for the occasional photomontage of a promising second career...

PimpDaddy August 12, 2007, 12:15 PM
Why do you all spell my real name as "Nicholas"?

It's Nicolas with just a "c" :-)

I think I'll just stick with these two names. PimpDaddy being the account where I upload all sorts of stuff and the NicolasDalby one will be where I only upload the best stuff :). Not so nice to have screenshots uploaded to one's account when one is trying to showcase "serious" pictures :).

The PimpDaddy account has a tendency to get cluttered up, so all my best shots drowned in all the other pictures :)

BTW: Lately I've been thinkin alot about going to the states. Maybe a roadtrip with my girlfriend. Could be so cool to meet you all too if that happens :-D

donna August 12, 2007, 03:49 PM
Habit, pd/sir nicolas :) Usu. spelled with "ch" here in the states I think, so that's what the brain sees even if not there, I guess.

And one more thing: DO GET THYSELF TO THE STATES!! Would love to meet you and your girlfriend!!

O ms b . . . I think you better start planning a NYC trip :))

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