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Old 05 October 2018, 05:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Seaboe Muffinchucker View Post
I guess it depends on your definition of a roller coaster, then. My definition is that a roller coaster consists of cars on tracks not controllable by the riders. I consider Autotopia, Mr Toad's Wild Ride (if it still exists), Indiana Jones, Roger Rabbit, and the Radiator Springs racers to also be roller coasters.
You can exert some control of the Autopia cars -- the driver can vary the speed, and you can sort of weave back and forth, even if you can't actually stray from the course of the track. (It's why it was probably my favorite ride in the park when I was like 10 years old...)

(They used to have the "Motor Boat Cruise" which also let the passenger slightly vary the speed of the boat -- you couldn't actually stop it -- although the steering wheels on them spun freely and were purely ornamental. Quite possibly the most boring ride in the entire history of the park...)
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