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By carolinaman
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Name: Butch Bennett
Age: 44
Sex: M
Where You're From: Sarasota, Fl
Where You Live Now: Saluda SC
Mode of Transportation: Truck
Job (or School): Fuji Film Inc
Hobbies (outside parks): Fishing, Hunting, Grilling, outdoors stuff
Sports Teams You Cheer For: Gamecocks
Video Game Systems Owned: PS3
Favorite Game(s): CoD
Music You Listen To: Country, Rock, Christian
Favorite Movie(s): Tombstone
Favorite Food(s): Just about anything on a grill
Favorite TV Show(s): Diners Drive-ins and Dives
What brought you to Carowinds Connection: Found it on an internet search
How long you have been interested in amusement parks: All my life
How long you have been visiting Carowinds: 6 Years
Favorite roller coaster at Carowinds: Fury 325
Favorite non-coaster attraction at Carowinds: Scrambler
Favorite amusement park: Carowinds
#89222
It has been a while so I decided to give you guys an update

Name: Jalen
Age: 16
Sex: M
Where You're From: Orlando, Fl
Where You Live Now: Conover, Nc
Mode of Transportation: 2002 Volvo s60
Job (or School): Discovery High ( Small magnet school)
Hobbies (outside parks): NoLimits, RCT3, any computer game, running
Sports Teams You Cheer For: Panthers, Hornets
College Attended/Attending/Hope to Attend: North Carolina State University, East Carolina University (engineering)
Video Game Systems Owned: Xbox 360 (don't play much)
Favorite Game(s): No Limits 2
Music You Listen To: R&B, Hip-Hop, The occasional oldies (Jackson5)
Favorite Movie(s): Jobs
Favorite Book(s): To Kill a Mockingbird
Favorite Food(s): Parmesan crusted chicken from Longhorn
Favorite TV Show(s): The Amazing Race
What brought you to Carowinds Connection: I had always been a guest and then decided to become a member.
How long you have been interested in amusement parks: Since 2005
How long you have been visiting Carowinds: since I was 2, when I moved to N.C
Favorite roller coaster at Carowinds: Fury 325
Favorite non-coaster attraction at Carowinds: Southern Star
Favorite amusement park: Cedar Point
Favorite roller coaster: Lightning Rod
Favorite non-coaster ride: Drop towers
Anything else you want to say: Thanks for having me!
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By Maverick44
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Name: Chris
Age: 32
Sex: Male
Where You're From: Columbus, Ohio
Where You Live Now: Columbus, Ohio
Mode of Transportation: Car
Job (or School): Customer Service / Medical insurance
Hobbies (outside parks): Music, Nature, Sports
Sports Teams You Cheer For: Columbus Blue jackets, Cleveland Indians, Miami Dolphins, Cleveland Cavs.
College Attended/Attending/Hope to Attend: n/a
Video Game Systems Owned: Xbox 1, Xbox 360, Snes.
Favorite Game(s): Halo, Call of Duty, NHL, Nba 2k.
Music You Listen To: Metal, Rock, dubstep.
Favorite Movie(s): The Ring, Batman Movies, Disaster Movies.
Favorite Book(s): n/a
Favorite Food(s): Pizza , Panda Express
Favorite TV Show(s): Dexter, The Walking Dead , Game of Thrones.
What brought you to Carowinds Connection: About to visit the park for first time. I am also on the King's Island and Cedar Point pages.
How long you have been interested in amusement parks: Since date of birth.
How long you have been visiting Carowinds: Since 2016
Favorite roller coaster at Carowinds: Fury 325
Favorite non-coaster attraction at Carowinds: Drop Tower
Favorite amusement park: Cedar Point
Favorite roller coaster: Maverick
Favorite non-coaster ride: Skyhawk
Anything else you want to say: Ride on!
By pinwheelguy
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Name: David
Age: 19
Sex: Male
Where You're From: Chicago, IL
Where You Live Now: Manhattan, KS
Mode of Transportation: Car
Job (or School): Kansas State University
Hobbies (outside parks): Music, Nature, Sports, video games, drones
Sports Teams You Cheer For: Baltimore Ravens, Baltimore Orioles, Detroit Pistons, Detroit Red Wings, Bristol City FC, Georgia Bulldogs, Kansas State Wildcats
College Attended/Attending/Hope to Attend: Kansas State University
Video Game Systems Owned: PS2, GameCube, Wii, Xbox 360, PS4, PC
Favorite Game(s): DOOM, Rocket League, RCT2
Music You Listen To: Punk Rock, Southern Rock, and a whole bunch of other different stuff
Favorite Movie(s): The Lord of the Rings Trilogy
Favorite Book(s): n/a
Favorite Food(s): Beef Brisket with Carolina BBQ sauce
Favorite TV Show(s): The Inbetweeners, Drake and Josh, Shameless, Psych, Stargate SG-1
What brought you to Carowinds Connection: The 2019 construction updates
How long you have been interested in amusement parks: Since 2008
How long you have been visiting Carowinds: Since 2017
Favorite roller coaster at Carowinds: Fury 325
Favorite non-coaster attraction at Carowinds: Drop Tower
Favorite amusement park: Dollywood
Favorite roller coaster: Fury 325
Favorite non-coaster ride: Dare Devil Falls
Anything else you want to say: Ride on!
By mdsmith98
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Name: Matthew
Age: 20
Sex: Male
Where You're From: Buffalo, NY
Where You Live Now: Lake Wylie, SC
Mode of Transportation: 2012 Ford Focus
Job (or School): Restaurant Manager, going to begin attending York Tech in the fall
Hobbies (outside parks): Video Games, Computer Programming (web based, studying this further in college)
Sports Teams You Cheer For: Buffalo Bills
College Attended/Attending/Hope to Attend: York Technical College, then transfer to University
Video Game Systems Owned: PS2, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Wii
Favorite Game(s): Madden, RCT3, Planet Coaster
Music You Listen To: Rock, Rap, Hip Hop, Modern, Country, really anything. I’m not too picky
Favorite Movie(s): I don’t have a favorite movie
Favorite Book(s): I don’t have a favorite book
Favorite Food(s): Chicken, Burgers, Pizza (pretty basic)
Favorite TV Show(s): Drake and Josh, Game Shows (I don’t watch TV too often)
What brought you to Carowinds Connection: I am a long time lurker, been lurking since 2014ish, finally getting around to posting, especially with this being an exciting time with the new upcoming coaster
How long you have been interested in amusement parks: Since 2004
How long you have been visiting Carowinds: Since 2001
Favorite roller coaster at Carowinds: Fury 325
Favorite non-coaster attraction at Carowinds: Windseeker or Do-Si-Do
Favorite amusement park: I don’t really have a favorite right now. Too hard to choose
Favorite roller coaster: Fury 325
Favorite non-coaster ride: Windseekers/Tower Swings
Anything else you want to say: If you want to get to know me or have any questions, feel free to shoot me a PM!
#100227
Don’t believe I’ve done one of these:

Name: Shawn (most online folks know me as “Dirk”)
Age: 25
Sex: Male...versatile if we get there
Where You're From: North Carolina
Where You Live Now: ^
Mode of Transportation: Honda Accord
Job (or School): Job
Hobbies (outside parks): Film, dogs, eating, late night tv, SNL,
Sports Teams You Cheer For: None really
College Attended/Attending/Hope to Attend: UNC Charlotte
Video Game Systems Owned: Switch, PS4
Favorite Game(s): Super Mario World/64, Donkey Kong Country 2, TLoU, GTAV, Uncharted series, Red Dead series
Music You Listen To: Don’t laugh...country and rock
Favorite Movie(s): Oh wow so many, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Rear Window > Vertigo, Boogie Nights, Pulp Fiction, Goodfellas, Fargo, Apocalypse Now, Dazed and Confused, I’ll stop.
Favorite Book(s): I honestly think Gone Girl was the last book I read, and that was 2013?
Favorite Food(s): Sushi, oysters, shrimp, cheesecake, chicken nuggets
Favorite TV Show(s): Sopranos, Breaking Bad, Game of Thrones, Mad Men, Real-time with Bill Maher
What brought you to Carowinds Connection: Intimidator
How long you have been interested in amusement parks: Since I was 5
How long you have been visiting Carowinds: Since ‘98 I would guess, right around Top Gun time
Favorite roller coaster at Carowinds: Is this a real question?
Favorite non-coaster attraction at Carowinds: Harmony Hall
Favorite amusement park: SDC
Favorite roller coaster: Fury 325, Voyage, Lightning Rod, MT, Phantoms, Goliath, Kumba, Skyrush, I don’t rank nor do I kiss the behind of Intamin or RMC.
Favorite non-coaster ride: LOG FLUMES
Anything else you want to say: I like dudes just like 75% of male enthusiasts, follow me on Instagram if you want (same user), and I wish people would stop bitching about whether CS will be a spinner or not.
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