Rollercoasters are both fun and terrifying. Terrifyingly fun, actually! If you’ve ever been on one, odds are that all the twists, turns, and adrenaline pumping through your veins made it a very memorable experience. And if you’re as awesome and cheesy as we are, then you might even have bought one of those amusement park photos that show you laughing, screaming, and (possibly even) crying while on the ride.

Some of these photos, however, are a cut above the rest and in a league of their own. Whether intentionally or by design! The Bored Panda team has put together this wild ride of a list showing off the very best of the best that rollercoaster photos have to offer. They’re hilarious, creative, and wholesome to a whole other degree.

Strap yourself in, hang on tight, and scroll down to start the ride. Don’t forget to upvote the photos that you enjoyed the most, Pandas! Oh and if any of you thrill-seekers are raring to go again, then you’ll want to hop in and try our previous article about rollercoaster photos right here.

#1

My 74-Year-Old Grandpa With COPD And I On A Roller Coaster. He Was So Excited

My 74-Year-Old Grandpa With COPD And I On A Roller Coaster. He Was So Excited

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Chloe
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9 months ago

This makes my day ❤️

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#2

Rollercoaster Proposal (She Only Saw It When She Got The Souvenir Photo)

Rollercoaster Proposal (She Only Saw It When She Got The Souvenir Photo)

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Persephone
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9 months ago

Ok that's pretty cute

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#3

Scottish Rollercoaster

Scottish Rollercoaster

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Serial pacifist
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9 months ago

Loose kilt alert

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While some of these photos are obviously staged for comedic effect (hello, rollercoaster Jenga players! We bow before your vast imagination), others are 100 percent natural. The timing of the snaps couldn’t have been more perfect and the pics show off incredibly genuine reactions. Honestly, they made our day (and some of us might already be Googling what the opening times for the nearest amusement parks are).

#4

I Enjoyed My Daughter's First Disney Ride More Than She Did

I Enjoyed My Daughter's First Disney Ride More Than She Did

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Serial pacifist
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9 months ago

She's seen things.

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#5

Go To Disneyland They Said. It'll Be Fun They Said

Go To Disneyland They Said. It'll Be Fun They Said

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Grumble O'Pug
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9 months ago

I wonder if this is staged

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#6

There's Always An Asian Better Than You

There's Always An Asian Better Than You

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Laura Mende (Human)
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9 months ago

The kid in the background be like: WTF???

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We don’t know about you, dear Pandas, but some of us here are mighty afraid of heights. So riding on a rollercoaster means having an inner battle within ourselves about whether we want to have fun or stay earthbound and look at everyone else enjoying themselves. Getting over the fear of heights (it’s known as acrophobia) or any other phobia is a challenge in itself. However, it is possible and that way you can have more freedom to enjoy all the things that life has to offer you, big or small.

#7

I See Your Dad Enjoying The The Ride, And Raise You Three Terrified Daughters

I See Your Dad Enjoying The The Ride, And Raise You Three Terrified Daughters

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Hannah Edwards
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9 months ago

Oh dear, one on the right looks like she’s about to barf.

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#8

We’re In A Stable Relationship

We’re In A Stable Relationship

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the child
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9 months ago (edited)

i don't know which pair to laugh at

James016
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9 months ago

It’s a touch one but I am laughing due to the horse head

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Chancey
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9 months ago

Stable relationship! Lol

BlackPearltheSeaWing/NightWing
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9 months ago

The ones in the very back are like, "WTF is going one here???"

Jessica Gunn
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9 months ago

Yeah, it's done as a group

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NotADemigod
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9 months ago

Pffft, you are of course the horse I assume

Zena Marsh
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9 months ago

Just horsing around.

Beast
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9 months ago

all of them??

Kona Pake
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9 months ago

Aren’t there laws against this?

Tiffiny
Community Member
9 months ago

Just the other people’s faces makes me think that was a very graphic awkward kiss to witness. lol

Marnie
Community Member
9 months ago

I don't get this. It's a couple where one is wearing a horse mask, right? Why are the other people so horrified? Can someone explain this one?

Alditekim
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9 months ago

Stop horsing around!

Steve Fischer
Community Member
9 months ago

No wonder Little Joe never got married

Brittany
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9 months ago

All of their faces, lol!

D K
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9 months ago

This whole photo is funny!

Debbie
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9 months ago

I love this!

Daniel Atkins
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9 months ago

It's ok they were horsing around.

Adonis
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9 months ago

Neihhhg

Chloe *Leah* Pheonix
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9 months ago

What in all of happy tree town is happening in the front row

Andrew Gibb
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9 months ago

they got together on the hoof

BasedWang
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9 months ago

this is Aneighzing

CORLEONE
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9 months ago

All three pairs are funny.

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#9

Grandma Is Not Amused

Grandma Is Not Amused

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Birgit M
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9 months ago

Grandma is just cool!

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#10

8 Year Anniversary Of My Favorite Photo Of My Wife And I

8 Year Anniversary Of My Favorite Photo Of My Wife And I

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Grumble O'Pug
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9 months ago

She’s screaming “call my divorce lawyer!!!!!”

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#11

Thrill Seekers

Thrill Seekers

My mom and I agreed to accompany my son on his first roller coaster while visiting Legoland this summer. It went well

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DUN DUN
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9 months ago

Oh my god. They literally are crying.... I am sooo going to hell for laughing at this..but I can't stop

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#12

My Wife Hates Rollercosters. After I Pitched A Fit About It, She Finally Picked One She Would Ride With Me

My Wife Hates Rollercosters. After I Pitched A Fit About It, She Finally Picked One She Would Ride With Me

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Helen Haley
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9 months ago

This was mean of him.

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“Phobias are among the most common anxiety disorders and are often developed following a negative or traumatic experience or in some cases, from learned or copied behavior from parents or those close to them,” Nuno from the UKAT Group told Bored Panda.

#13

David & Goliath

David & Goliath

"Goliath wins."

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Helenium
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9 months ago

thats both gross and hilarious lol

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#14

Diary Of A Splash Mountain

Diary Of A Splash Mountain

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Eva the Egg
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9 months ago

I really need context for this 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂

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#15

So I Took My Son To The Theme Park

So I Took My Son To The Theme Park

“So I took my son to the theme park.”

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Melissa Mayhem
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9 months ago

Kevin!!

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“If parents or people of influence have anxiety about dogs, for example, then it is more than likely a child growing up with them will also develop the same irrational reaction around dogs,” the expert explained that we can ‘inherit’ phobias from the people we’re closest to as we’re growing up, no matter what the particular phobias might be.

#16

Clark Was Very Excited To Ride A Rollercoaster Like A Big Boy, Until The First Drop

Clark Was Very Excited To Ride A Rollercoaster Like A Big Boy, Until The First Drop

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Persephone
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9 months ago

He looks like he instantly added 40+ years to his life during that 1st drop!

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#17

Splashdown

Splashdown

“Apparently Mom didn’t get the memo that everyone was supposed to make a funny face!”

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Serial pacifist
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9 months ago

Mom did make a funny face

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#18

The 12 Stages Of Fear Ranging From Blissful Ignorance To Abject Terror As Illustrated By My Son's First Ride On A Rollercoaster

The 12 Stages Of Fear Ranging From Blissful Ignorance To Abject Terror As Illustrated By My Son's First Ride On A Rollercoaster

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Hannah Edwards
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9 months ago

Oh my God! I spat my tea out laughing!

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"Unfortunately genetics and learned behavior can trickle into the development of other behaviors and disorders, such as substance misuse, eating disorders, or unhealthy relationships with food, as well as gaming and gambling,” Nuno noted that some of the consequences can be extremely negative.

#19

The Face Of Fear

The Face Of Fear

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Monday
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9 months ago

That is a fantastic roller coaster face!

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#20

Years Ago My Brother Lost His Cellphone On A Roller Coaster. We Figured There Was No Way To Know When. Then She Saw The Ride Photo

Years Ago My Brother Lost His Cellphone On A Roller Coaster. We Figured There Was No Way To Know When. Then She Saw The Ride Photo

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Serial pacifist
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9 months ago

Someone please beam me up!

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#21

My Brother Before And During A Rollercoaster

My Brother Before And During A Rollercoaster

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hellomynameisT
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9 months ago

This makes me laugh hahaha

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The expert noted that any phobia is possible to overcome. It’ll be tough, but given the right support, everyone can do it. “Regardless of how a phobia originates, overcoming them can be difficult but is possible. It's important to recognize if more than one person is suffering and encourage all to participate. Gradual desensitization or self-exposure to the cause is encouraged,” he said.

#22

My Brother Found The Meaning Of Life On Splash Mountain

My Brother Found The Meaning Of Life On Splash Mountain

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Olivia Lisbon
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9 months ago

“If I just stay like this, the crazy person behind me might think I’m a statue and leave me alone…”

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#23

Joyride

Joyride

“This is a photo of my daughter and her father riding the Tennessee Tornado roller coaster at Dollywood. When we saw the photo at the sales kiosk, we laughed so hard we just HAD to buy it!”

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Laura Mende (Human)
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9 months ago

FAIL! You fed the Gremlin after midnight!! Big mistake! 🤣🤣

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#24

My Youngest And Oldest On Splash Mountain With Me. This Pic Always Makes Me Laugh

My Youngest And Oldest On Splash Mountain With Me. This Pic Always Makes Me Laugh

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KJ
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9 months ago

Like, whatever!

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However, the more complex a phobia is, the longer we’ve had it, the more work we’ll have to put in to overcome it. Whether it’s a phobia of heights, of going fast, or absolutely anything at all. “A more complex and long-term phobia may need similar treatment given to someone with an anxiety disorder or mental health illness; counseling, cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy or psychotherapy are all good options to explore,” Nuno told Bored Panda.

#25

My Mom Looks Like She’s Giving Birth On Every Attraction Photo Taken Of Her At Disneyland

My Mom Looks Like She’s Giving Birth On Every Attraction Photo Taken Of Her At Disneyland

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daking
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9 months ago

keep pushing!!!

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#26

So My Friend's Wardrobe Malfunction Was Captured At Six Flags

So My Friend's Wardrobe Malfunction Was Captured At Six Flags

“So, my friend’s wardrobe malfunction happened at Six Flags.”

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Kat Olmstead
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9 months ago

Is that poor girl in the second row passed out?

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#27

My Cousin Got On A Rollercoaster, And It Turned Him Into A Demon

My Cousin Got On A Rollercoaster, And It Turned Him Into A Demon

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Serial pacifist
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9 months ago

It turned him into Chucky.

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What do you think of rollercoaster rides, dear Readers? What’s the very best one you’ve been on? Do you take souvenir photos like we do? (One of mine from Legoland got turned into a magnet and is on my fridge.) Do you have a fear of heights but you’d love to give rollercoasters a try? Share your thoughts, twists, and turns in the comments below!

#28

I Just Wanted To Share The First Time My Brother And I Rode The Xcelerator At Knotts Berry Farm

I Just Wanted To Share The First Time My Brother And I Rode The Xcelerator At Knotts Berry Farm

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Serial pacifist
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9 months ago

She looks like a dragon screamed in her face

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#29

My Go At A Rollercoaster Pose

My Go At A Rollercoaster Pose

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Slick
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9 months ago

That constipated guy in pink shirt wins !

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#30

The Faces People Make On Roller Coasters

The Faces People Make On Roller Coasters

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Fred
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9 months ago

Me and my friends when we go on coasters

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#31

Hair Care

Hair Care

“When my sister and her family took my mom to Disney World, my mom was concerned about her hair getting wet so she put a plastic bag on her head. ”

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AnnaBanana
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9 months ago

Lol! That would be my Mum too.

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#32

My Friend And I Randomly Decided To Take Edibles And Go To Disneyland. We Took Funny Photos On Every Ride We Could. This Is My Favorite

My Friend And I Randomly Decided To Take Edibles And Go To Disneyland. We Took Funny Photos On Every Ride We Could. This Is My Favorite

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Ali Sherlock
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9 months ago

I wanna see the rest

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#33

Coaster Nap

Coaster Nap

Our family spent New Year’s Eve 2019 at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. We all got on the roller coaster right before midnight and unbeknownst to us, my 10-year-old son fell asleep as soon as the roller coaster went over the drop! We normally do not get photos from the roller coaster kiosks but after seeing this photo, we felt it was mandatory!

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Hannah Edwards
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9 months ago

Fell asleep or fainted?

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#34

Oh, I Bought This Coaster Picture. My Son And I In The First Row On Fahrenheit 97 At Hershey Park

Oh, I Bought This Coaster Picture. My Son And I In The First Row On Fahrenheit 97 At Hershey Park

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Chancey
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9 months ago

The couple two rows back don't look like they are having too much fun either.

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#35

I Friggin T-Posed On A Rollercoaster

I Friggin T-Posed On A Rollercoaster

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troufaki13
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9 months ago

He's living up to his T-shirt :D

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#36

This Family

This Family

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Lorraine Geater
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9 months ago (edited)

Saving the best to last (nearly) BP. This is it!!!!! Theeee best one!!!!!! Toooooooooooooooooo funny!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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#37

Uneasy Rider

Uneasy Rider

“My son Wille has never been a fan of fun rides. He is 17 now and still doesn’t like it. (I’m the one in blue, the one in red is my sister).”

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Annabelle
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9 months ago

Is that the same boy who covers his ears?

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#38

Who Says Going To An Amusement Park Alone Isn’t Fun?

Who Says Going To An Amusement Park Alone Isn’t Fun?

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hellomynameisT
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9 months ago

Look at those smiles! So cute

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#39

Sucker Shot

Sucker Shot

“Heading down the water chute ride at Mall of America, younger brother used the ride’s photo op to capture his moment of revenge for being picked on by his big brother at all other locations.”

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Jodie Kavanagh
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9 months ago

Opportunity strikes.

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#40

My Girlfriend Lost Her Phone This Past Weekend On A Roller Coaster, And The Ride Photo Caught The Exact Moment It Happened

My Girlfriend Lost Her Phone This Past Weekend On A Roller Coaster, And The Ride Photo Caught The Exact Moment It Happened

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Hannah Edwards
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9 months ago

Hopefully it didn’t fly into the mouth of the woman behind her.

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#41

Thrill Of The Chase

Thrill Of The Chase

"An equal and opposite reaction."

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ThoughtsAreNotFacts
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9 months ago

He looks likes this is the best day of his life! That smile is huge!

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#42

Sons First Rollercoaster Drop

Sons First Rollercoaster Drop

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Serial pacifist
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9 months ago

He looks like a pilot exposed to 5G force

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#43

Dating For 3 Years And She Talks A Big Game. Rollercoasters 2 Girlfriend 0

Dating For 3 Years And She Talks A Big Game. Rollercoasters 2 Girlfriend 0

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Bobby
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9 months ago

If you haven't ridden valravn, it is completely not worth any row other than the front. The whole appeal is that you hang over the hill for a couple of seconds before you drop. The problem is only the front row actually hangs, the other two just kinda sit at the top of the hill

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#44

I Guess The People In The Back Didn't See What Was Coming

I Guess The People In The Back Didn't See What Was Coming

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Hannah Edwards
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9 months ago

It’s Ryan and Shane from Buzzfeed Unsolved!

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#45

Gamers

Gamers

"Just because you’re on a flume doesn’t mean you can’t find time to do other things."

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the child
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9 months ago

mickey, goofy, and donald look so distressed by it

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#46

My Daughter's First Rollercoaster Ride

My Daughter's First Rollercoaster Ride

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Lorraine Geater
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9 months ago

Not sure about the axe!? Yikes!

#47

Three Adults Enjoying A Rollercoaster, Three Children Less So

Three Adults Enjoying A Rollercoaster, Three Children Less So

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Laura Mende (Human)
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9 months ago

Girl on front looks like a hostage. "Must play cool, my captor is looking. Yiiipiiie, that's fun!."

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#48

The Rookie

The Rookie

My sister’s family went to a theme park in NC and she decided her youngest was ready for his 1st roller coaster ride. Apparently, she was wrong and he takes after her. Everyone thinks this is photoshopped because her husband and the other 2 kids are so calm. She tries to ease her conscience by telling everyone it was a kiddie coaster but I’m pretty sure he’s scarred for life.

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Adonis
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9 months ago

You start feeling the g force after the second roll

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#49

The True Definition Of Emotional Rollercoaster And Literally Me

The True Definition Of Emotional Rollercoaster And Literally Me

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Fred
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9 months ago

Why do 2 of them look like markiplier and eathan

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#50

My Dad Was Really Not Into Splash Mountain

My Dad Was Really Not Into Splash Mountain

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the child
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9 months ago

everyone else is yelling while he just looks tired

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