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October 7, 2014 – Readers can now submit Star Ratings for the roller coasters in the Where to Coast™ roller coaster database.
July 7, 2014 – Where to Coast™ maps added to Busch Gardens Tampa, Busch Gardens Williamsburg, Carowinds, Cedar Point, Disney California Adventure, Disneyland Park, Dollywood, Kings Dominion, Knoebels Amusement Park, Knott's Berry Farm, Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, Six Flags Great Adventure, and Six Flags Magic Mountain.
May 12, 2013 – New Amusement Parks by Country index and more profiles for 2013 Roller Coasters added to Where to Coast™ roller coaster & amusement park database. Descriptions added for Disney's Magic Kingdom roller coasters.
July 17, 2012 – The descriptions for the following parks have been updated: Adventureland New York, Baja Amusements, Castles -n- Coasters, Fun Spot USA, Funtown Amusement Pier, New York New York Hotel & Casino
July 16, 2012 – The descriptions for the following parks have been updated: Cliff's Amusement Park, Jolly Roger Amusement Park, Jolly Roger at the Pier, Little Amerricka, Old Town, Rye Playland, Waterville USA
July 11, 2012 – The descriptions for the following parks have been updated: Frontier City, Gillian's Wonderland Pier, Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park, Jenkinson's Boardwalk, Joyland Amusement Park, Kings Dominion, Quassy Amusement Park, Steel Pier
February 23, 2012 – Updated version of our Discussion Forums with several new features, including signatures, time zone settings, and improved email notification released.
December 12, 2010 – Loco Loco, Untamed, Wooden Warrior, Green Lantern at Six Flags Great Adventure, Green Lantern at Six Flags Magic Mountain, Dare Devil Dive, Cheetah Hunt, and Air Grover added to Roller Coaster Yellowpages.
August 26, 2009 - Photos of Busch Gardens Tampa Bay's Kumba roller coaster added to the Roller Coaster Picture Gallery. Carowinds' Intimidator roller coaster added to the Roller Coaster Yellowpages database.
April 28, 2009 - Roller Coasters Record Book updated with the latest record holders and each listed attraction now has links to the roller coaster and theme park database pages.
February 21, 2008 - Roller Coaster Events calendar updated with new events for the current year.
December 18, 2007 - New RSS-XML Feed displaying the 25 newest topics posted on the North America Roller Coasters and Parks Message Board.
November 9, 2007 - The following 2008 roller coasters were added to the Roller Coaster Yellowpages database: Dominator at Kings Dominion, Kvel Knievel at Six Flags St. Louis, Fahrenheit at Hersheypark, Pony Express at Knott's Berry Farm, VooDoo at Dorney Park, The Dark Knight Coaster at Six Flags Great America, The Dark Knight Coaster at Six Flags Great Adventure, The Dark Knight Coaster at Six Flags New England, Thunderhawk at Michigan's Adventure, Tony Hawk's Big Spin at Six Flags Over Texas and Tony Hawk's Big Spin at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom.
August 20, 2007 - Discussion Forums - The message boards were upgraded with new Advanced Search features that allow you to search by any, all or phrase for keywords, author and date range. Also, page-by-page navigation was added to the Message Board Topic Index.
August 13, 2007 - The following park was added to the Roller Coaster Yellowpages database: Mirabilandia and the roller coasters located there: Explorer, Sierra Tonante, Pakal, Katun, Family Adventure and Leprotto Express.
August 12, 2007 - The following park was added to the Roller Coaster Yellowpages database: Bobbejaanland and the roller coasters located there: Dream Catcher, Revolution, Speedy Bob Side A, Speedy Bob Side B, Bob Express, Oki Doki and Typhoon.
July 21, 2007 - Added the ability to either quote or not quote the previous text when replying to messages in the Discussion Forums.
July 12, 2007 - These parks and roller coasters were added to the Roller Coaster Yellowpages database: Wild Water and Wheels, Pipeline Express at Wild Water and Wheels, Sauble Beach Amusements, and Pipeline Express at Sauble Beach Amusements.
July 5, 2007 - These parks and roller coasters were added to the Roller Coaster Yellowpages database: Monster Mouse at Tinkertown, Au Pays des Merveilles, Atlantic Playland, Kingston Family Fun World, and Santa's Village.
June 19, 2007 - These parks and roller coasters were added to the Roller Coaster Yellowpages database: Wiener Prater, Auto Bergbahn, Hochschaubahn, Boomerang, Megablitz, Super8 Bahn, Wilde Maus, Dizzy Mouse, Der Zug Des Manitu and Volare
April 14, 2007 - The following new parks and roller coasters were added to the Roller Coaster Yellowpages database: Hard Rock Park, Led Zeppelin - The Ride, Maximum RPM!, Eagles - Life in the Fast Lane, Slippery When Wet, Shake Rattle 'n' Rollercoaste
April 1, 2007 - The following new parks and their roller coasters have been added to the Roller Coaster Yellowpages database: Knott's Soak City Palm Springs, Knucklehead's Bowling, Parque Warner Madrid, Camelot Theme Park, Brean Leisure Park, Lightwater Valley, Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach, Botton's Pleasure Beach, Billing Aquadrome, Adventure Wonderland, Adventure Island, BonBon-Land, Castaway Bay, Tivoli Gardens
November 28, 2006 - Shop for your holiday gifts in our revamped Souvenirs section and help support the site. The entire section has been updated with new products, larger product pictures, roll-over previews and all out-of-stock products have been removed.
November 7, 2006 - Enter to win a brand-new XBox game system and copy of Thrillville in the Ultimate Rollercoaster Thrillville Giveaway.
November 1, 2006 - Thrillville theme park game product preview section added to Ultimate Rollercoaster.
June 14, 2006 - Texas Giant is added to the Ride Reviews in the Roller Coasters section. Also, Phantasialand and Fuji-Q Highland, plus their roller coasters were added to the Roller Coaster Yellowpages database.
May 2006 - Descriptions and a number of updates were added to many of the theme parks and roller coasters in the Roller Coaster Yellowpages database.
April 6, 2006 - Check out the TV Show Guide to see a list and descriptions of most of the amusement park and roller coaster shows that have aired over the years.
March 1, 2006 - Updates and additions to the Roller Coaster Yellowpages database include the addition of theme park and roller coasters for Disneyland Tokyo, DisneySea Tokyo, plus 2006 Roller Coasters: El Toro, Expedition Everest, Flying Turns, Goliath (La Ronde and Six Flags Over Georgia), Italian Job Turbo Coaster, Kentucky Rumbler, Meteor, Opa, Patriot, Starliner, and The Voyage. Plus the cleanup of many closed theme parks and roller coasters.
November 17, 2005 - Tatsu roller coaster added to the Roller Coaster Yellowpages database.
October 29, 2005 - The 2004 news stories were moved to archives in the News section.
March 30, 2005 -- Finally, the Theme Parks soft-launches. No major announcement since the section is still a work-in-progress nearly three years since it began.
March 28, 2005 -- Kingda Ka was added to the steel coasters page in the Record Book.
March 2, 2005 -- A review of Funtime's StarFlyer tower ride was added to the Thrill Rides section.
February 23, 2005 -- The new Home Page layout was put live on the site.
January 25, 2005 -- The Roller Coaster History section has been updated with additional photos, gramatical and spelling corrections and navigation improvements. New photos have been added and every photo gallery page has been improved.
January 20, 2005 -- A Member Help page including "how-to" and "FAQs" was finally added to the site.
January 19, 2005 -- The Web Directory now has a Site Suggestion form so users may submit sites to be considered for the directory.
January 12, 2005 -- A significant update to the Message Boards was launched. The update includes improvements to the user interface, appearance, organization and functionality.
December 27, 2004 -- The Roller Coasters section index page was updated with a new look.
December 22, 2004 -- All of the Members pages including Log-In, Log-Out, Register, Lost Password, Change Password and Modify Account were updated to match the site design. Also, error messages were updated to make sense.
December 14, 2004 -- All member features have been updated to fix problems with the member registration and account updates. A new member help page has been started.
December 12, 2004 -- Pleasureland Southport and Dreamland, Australia were added to the Roller Coaster Yellowpages. The Coaster Record Book was updated with some new records for steel coasters.
November 8, 2004 -- A review of the Typhoon roller coaster at Bobbejaanland Family Park was added to the Ride Reviews in the Roller Coasters section.
October 27, 2004 -- The Souvenirs section was updated with new books, videos and other products for sale through our partner Amazon.com.
October 21, 2004 -- The Roller Coaster Yellowpages was updated with several new coasters. Also, closed parks and rides no longer appear on the index pages, but still appear in search results.
April 27, 2004 -- A review and photos of Camp Snoopy's Timberland Twister roller coaster added to Ride Reviews in Roller Coasters.
April 24, 2004 -- More new coasters for 2004 were added to the Roller Coaster Yellowpages. A number of other updates, corrections and additions were also made.
March 28, 2004 -- Photos of the Python roller coaster were added to the Picture Gallery in Roller Coasters. A photo of the White Water Canyon raft ride was added to the Picture Gallery in Thrill Rides.