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roller coaster

A series or period of drastic changes that occur without warning. After she graduated from college, her life became a roller coaster filled with ups and downs as she tried to establish herself as a fashion designer.
See also: coaster, roller
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It takes a team of engineers to build a roller coaster like Maxx Force.
Make a Roller Coaster (Make Your Own: Make It Go!).
Mr Danter had previously said the new ride was "really expensive" and that "every theme park needs a roller coaster and we had to get rid of the other one".
A roller coaster derailed at the Boardwalk in Daytona Beach, Florida, on Thursday, flinging two of the riders off one of the coaster cars.
Here's the rundown: Walt Disney World In Toy Story land -- Andy's toy-filled back yard -- guests will be magically shrunk to the size of a toy, where they can ride two new rides, Alien Swirling Saucers and Slinky Dog Dash, a roller coaster. They'll also have access to the recently expanded Toy Story Mania!
The name Russian Mountains to designate a roller coaster is preserved in many languages.
Schmotzer continued, "When they manufacture a roller coaster, they manufacture each individual track section, and then they bolt it together on site.
Six Flags Fiesta Texas in San Antonio is developing a roller coaster ride inspired by the superhero's Lasso of Truth, which she uses to expertly disarm and capture enemies.
ROLLER COASTER--Yes, it is a roller coaster. The price of a barrel of OPEC crude is now back under $50 again.
London, Ramadan 22, 1437, June 27, 2016, SPA -- At least 11 people, including nine children, were injured after a roller coaster car derailed and plunged some 10 metres onto another ride at a theme park in Scotland, police and local media said, according to dpa.
A roller coaster carriage at a theme park in Scotland came off its rails on Sunday and fell 30 feet (nine metres) onto a children's ride, local media reported, with police saying 11 people had been injured.
The northern section of The Showmen's Guild has also promised a roller coaster for the event from October 15 to 17
With Thrill Rides ($69.99, ages nine and up), there are more than 600 pieces to build a Roller Coaster over 2.5 feet high.
Washington, July 21 ( ANI ): No foul play has been detected in the death of a woman who fell from a roller coaster at Six Flags Over Texas, based on an initial investigation by authorities.
Some say this led to Catherine the Great of Russia ordering the first roller coaster to be built in 1784 but it's more commonly believed that the French imported the idea, with a roller coaster called the Russian Mountains of Belleville opening in Paris in 1817.