Inspired by Jeannie’s pit thread : http://boards.straightdope.com/sdmb/showthread.php?threadid=57621
I have an admission to make.
I hate roller coasters.
Don’t get me wrong. When a show comes on The Discovery Channel about coasters, how they’re built, how big they are and what kind of thrills they give, I’m the first to watch it. I love watching film of what it’s like to be on them. But you’d never get me on one in a million years. having been on just a few minor ones (“Space Mountain” at Disney World and “The Tornado” at the now defunct Rocky point here in RI) I cannot physically bring myself to get on any big one.
They absolutely terrify me in real life. Maybe it’s because I just don’t have the right stuff to be able to stand the g-forces, but they make me physically ill. I go to amusement parks and people think I’m nust because I won’t get on, even thought I see people surviving them all the time. But I know that if I were to get on, something would go horribly wrong with death resulting.
Anybody else with me?