Here are the answers to
the most commonly asked questions we receive. Please refer to this page
before getting in touch.
Who are you?
We're not a theme park. We're
not writers in any official capacity. We're just people who love
amusement parks and rides, and enjoy writing about them. More
Sheen: A 23 year old graphic designer for an (almost)
national weekly advertising paper based in West Sussex.
Site founder, and coaster
enthusiast since his first encounter with Chessington's
original Vampire in the early '90s.
Phillips: A 24 year old University Library assistant
and a coaster enthusiast for far longer than he can
Has a particular
fascination for travelling fairs and rides, particularly
those which tour the German fair circuit.
Thorp: A student from Chester. Has had an interest in
parks since a visit to Alton Towers where Nemesis sparked
his interest. Although the newest writer, he has been a
reader of CK for seven years, and has previously been a
consultant for Pleasure Beach, Blackpool.
Holbrook: A 24 year old Marketing Executive for a
flourishing Brighton marketing company.
Has had a love of theme
parks, particularly Disney and Port Aventura since her
does Coaster Kingdom get updated?
there's content to add, which is normally every two to
three weeks. You can sign up to our Mailing
List to receive notification. Features such as Your
Reviews are constantly updated.
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collect statistical information such as what pages you're
visiting in order for us to provide targeted and
interesting content. Information such as your name and
Email address is surrendered only voluntarily when you
fill in a form on the site, such as Your Reviews.
Information is never sold on or used for any untoward
come Loggers Leap has the same rating as The Flume?
shouldn't use our ratings to compare rides head-to-head,
as they rate each ride according to their criteria at
their individual park. Read more about our ratings here.
do you think you are telling me [ride] is bad?
called critique. Our reviews are comprehensive enough that
you can form your own opinion based on the facts and
argument we provide. Much like people review films, cars
and food, we review roller coasters. If you disagree, we
give you the opportunity to add your own review here.
you add my link, please?
as you asked so nicely. Please make sure that your site is
of a high quality, relevant and devoid of dead links and
under construction pages. Read our guidelines on the Links
page, then fill in the form.
I use your photos on my website?
must get in touch with us before using our content. We are
getting increasingly tired of having content stolen with
little or no credit. We will name and shame sites that
steal our content and contact their providers. If you do
use our photos, and we give you the OK, you must credit
the photo to Coaster Kingdom with a return link, and keep
the watermark intact.
you respect park policies?
the rare circumstance we take onride photography, we will
always get permission from a supervisor, and only after we
have ridden and know what forces we can expect on the
ride. We always make sure camera equipment is secure.
dark rides, we will not use the flash as a courtesy. If
rules state that you cannot take photography, we will
are always taken from publicly accessible areas.
on Coaster Kingdom is given in best interests, and is factual and
correct to the best of our knowledge.
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explicit written consent of Coaster Kingdom.
expressed on our discussion lists and reader feedback pages are of
the respective authors, and not of Coaster Kingdom.
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