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Introducing the 125 Roller Coaster Challenge - Trimmed & Stapled Podcast We know what you are thinking, ”Great another podcast about roller coaster top ten lists and ride debates”. Well yes, sort of... While Trimmed & Stapled will include our thoughts and opinions on the best hyper coasters we have ridden, which Disney parks has the best theming, and which wooden coaster needs to become the next RMC hybrid, we would also like to take a different approach. Each week we will spend about a half hour discussing our journey while we try to ride 125 new credits a season. So along with our lists we want to share our experiences, tell you why we choose to visit a particular park, why we did the coasters in a particular order and our journey from being GP to actually proudly calling ourselves enthusiasts. 125 Roller Coaster Challenge started out as a family adventure and each week we want to share that with you because when it is all said and done, the best memories come from the people who shared the ride. Trimmed & Stapled debuts on December 1st, 2020 and will have a new adventure every Tuesday. Come share the ride with us

Introducing the 125 Roller Coaster Challenge - Trimmed & Stapled Podcast We know what you are thinking, ”Great another podcast about roller coaster top ten lists and ride debates”. Well yes, sort of... While Trimmed & Stapled will include our thoughts and opinions on the best hyper coasters we have ridden, which Disney parks has the best theming, and which wooden coaster needs to become the next RMC hybrid, we would also like to take a different approach. Each week we will spend about a half hour discussing our journey while we try to ride 125 new credits a season. So along with our lists we want to share our experiences, tell you why we choose to visit a particular park, why we did the coasters in a particular order and our journey from being GP to actually proudly calling ourselves enthusiasts. 125 Roller Coaster Challenge started out as a family adventure and each week we want to share that with you because when it is all said and done, the best memories come from the people who shared the ride. Trimmed & Stapled debuts on December 1st, 2020 and will have a new adventure every Tuesday. Come share the ride with us

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Introducing the 125 Roller Coaster Challenge - Trimmed & Stapled Podcast We know what you are thinking, ”Great another podcast about roller coaster top ten lists and ride debates”. Well yes, sort of... While Trimmed & Stapled will include our thoughts and opinions on the best hyper coasters we have ridden, which Disney parks has the best theming, and which wooden coaster needs to become the next RMC hybrid, we would also like to take a different approach. Each week we will spend about a half hour discussing our journey while we try to ride 125 new credits a season. So along with our lists we want to share our experiences, tell you why we choose to visit a particular park, why we did the coasters in a particular order and our journey from being GP to actually proudly calling ourselves enthusiasts. 125 Roller Coaster Challenge started out as a family adventure and each week we want to share that with you because when it is all said and done, the best memories come from the people who shared the ride. Trimmed & Stapled debuts on December 1st, 2020 and will have a new adventure every Tuesday. Come share the ride with us

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Episodes

Episode 94 - ERT - A Shore Thing

8/6/2022
As we finish up our second season the past month had one thing in common, the Jersey Shore so in this ERT Paul & Janine (yes she is still alive) discuss the amusement piers they have visited and of course rank them. The piers include Coney Island (yes it is technically NYC but for this episode we are considering it Northern North NJ), Jenkinson's Boardwalk, Casino Pier, Steel Pier, Gillian's Wonder Pier, Playland Castaway Cove, and Morey's Piers. Sit back, relax, stick a umbrella in the...

Duration:00:26:53

Episode 93 - Doo Wop

8/1/2022
It has finally arrived. Yes this episode was promised almost two months ago but after a lot of research and so many different scripts, we have finally got you the Doo Wop episode which is a brief history of not just Morey's Piers, but the amusement piers of Wildwood, NJ. Why are we putting it that way? While Morey's Piers is what we currently have on the Wildwood Boardwalk, in the late 70's and 80's (i.e. when Paul was a kid), there were six piers operating and in this episode we will be...

Duration:00:24:54

Episode 92 - Queuing Up for the Dog Days of Summer

7/31/2022
Our 2022 coaster season is in full swing and with it being the beginning of the month, it's time to let you know how our July came out and what our goals are for August as our summer starts to wind down. Paul was all over the Northeast this past month with stops at Six Flags Darien Lake, Niagara Amusement Park (actually mostly their Splash World), Land of Make Believe, Casino Pier, Dorney Park, Hersheypark, Jenkinson's Boardwalk and Storybook Land. So many new parks (and coaster credits were...

Duration:00:28:38

Episode 91 - Revisited - AlFUNdo found a home at Dorney Park

7/15/2022
While we continue to have writer's block when it comes to our Morey's Pier history episode, Doo Wop, here is another chapter in our "revisited" themed episodes and this one focuses on our home Cedar Fair park, Dorney. We will discuss the changes to the park in the last five years and how our opinions have changed on different food options, flat rides, the future of the park and of course, their coaster lineup. Let's Get Social YouTube = 125 Roller Coaster Challenge - 120k views, 355...

Duration:00:37:07

Episode 90 - Halfway Through 22 Q

7/1/2022
The 2022 season is in full swing, actually we just hit the midway point of the year and it's time for our Q episode. So where did we go in June? What do we have planned for July? What is our favorite water park? Yep, this episode let's you know about our adventures at Hersheypark, Knoebels and CLEMENTON PARK!! Yep, it is back and we will let you know all about this park. Also we are looking at visiting eleven parks in July. Sit back, relax and enjoy this update episode as we work on...

Duration:00:16:25

Episode 89 - Revisited - Hersheypark Happy

6/18/2022
As we finish season two we are already looking ahead to some new ideas for season three and one of them is the "Revisited" monthly segment where we go back to parks we did when we started the 125 Roller Coaster Challenge five years ago and see what has changed. While we were going to kick this off in September, Paul had his birthday where he went back to our home park of Hersheypark and rode all 13 coasters so it just made sense to do this episode now. So what has changed in the past five...

Duration:00:28:01

Episode 88 - Summertime Q

6/15/2022
So what have we been up to? Glad you asked. Our May and early June schedule was pretty solid and we got to revisit a lot of our local parks. Even though we went there to enjoy the rides, food, and fun, we also got A LOT of content for our new YouTube channel (yep, we are hyping that again). In this episode we discuss the following : 1. How are the two new Jolly Rancher themed rides at Hersheypark? 2. What's new at Dorney Park and how is Steel Force and Thunderhawk riding this season? 3....

Duration:00:24:05

Episode 87 - Watch The Tram Car Please

6/9/2022
We are back!!! Did you miss us. We are sorry for the almost month delay in getting you out this episode but we know it was worth the wait. Morey's Piers has some great roller coasters but to not have an episode about the food and the flat rides would be a sin. This episode discusses each pier and highlights both of these aspects. We also throw in some information about the two water parks for good measure. Highlights include : Zoom Phloom, Dante's Dungeon, Giant Wheel and of course...

Duration:00:23:28

Episode 86 - Brake Run Talk featuring The Legend from In The Loop

5/18/2022
Our final Brake Run Talk for our second season is one we have been excited for since we started our journey in 2017. Paul welcomes The Legend from In The Loop. We have been huge fans of these guys since we first watched their videos as we planned our first trips and even today when we want to check out a new park, learn about a new zoo, or even figure out what a cruise is all about. While all of the guys at In The Loop are fantastic, we love when Legend and Molly are showing us new merch,...

Duration:00:19:43

Episode 85 - Mission Accomplished

5/10/2022
Yes, it took 84 episodes but we finally got to our 125th roller coaster and it was at the amazing Morey's Piers in Wildwood, NJ. While we won't tell you in the description which coaster got that honor, we will tell you which coasters we rode that day and will let you know we did a Facebook poll and they picked the winner that day. Also the park was simply amazing and made us feel like VIP's that day with ride passes, exclusive ride on our 125th coaster and even a history book which will come...

Duration:00:24:34

Episode 84 - ERT - Working in a Coal Mine

5/3/2022
You asked for more and of course we are going to listen. This week we have another coaster style episode focusing on those classic steel coasters, the mine train. We have been lucky or unlucky enough to ride ten of these classic rides and they include : Trailblazer - Hersheypark, Runaway Mine Train - Six Flags Great Adventure, Dahlonega Mine Train - Six Flags Over Georgia, Big Thunder Railroad - Disney Magic Kingdom, Carolina Goldrusher - Carowinds, Cedar Creek Mine Train - Cedar Point,...

Duration:00:18:49

Episode 83 - May Day Q

5/1/2022
It's the first of the month and unlike the last few Q episodes, we actually have a lot to share. We went to a lot of parks in April and they include : Busch Gardens Williamsburg, Hersheypark, Six Flags America, Six Flags New England, Kings Dominion, and even Quassy. Check out this episode where we discuss... How much time do you need to enjoy Quassy? Does painting a boomerang make is a better ride? How windy is too windy for the Gods? Does Relief Band actually work? and who themes...

Duration:00:21:18

Episode 82 - Dashed!!

4/29/2022
As our first year with the 125 Roller Coaster Challenge comes to an end, our 125th roller coaster is in sight. We set up this New England trip (Six Flags New England, Quassy and the subject of this episode, Lake Compounce) with having Boulder Dash as our 125th coaster. Does that happen? Did we make some mistakes during this trip? Find out in this episode. Also this episode will discuss the roller coasters of Lake Compounce along with a full walk through focusing on the food, flats, and the...

Duration:00:25:11

Episode 81 - Brake Run Talk featuring Chris Brunelle from Airtime Thrills

4/21/2022
When we were starting our journey in 2017 we watched a lot of YouTube channels to get an idea of what we were getting ourselves into and on the top of that list was Airtime Thrills. We have always loved his rankings, his knowledge, and of course his passion for amusement parks and roller coasters. So when we reached out to him about our little podcast and he agreed to sit down with us and do this episode, we were beyond, well thrilled. Enjoy this episode where we discuss what got him...

Duration:00:26:24

Episode 80 - ERT - Praise Be To Alan

4/19/2022
This episode we are bringing back the style, the coaster style episodes that is. In the past we discussed hyper coasters, inverts, and even launched. Today we are talking about our favorite RMC coasters. For those who don't know, RMC stands for Rocky Mountain Construction and they are some of the inventive coaster in the past ten years. These coasters are all over most coaster enthusiasts top 25 and it is the same for us. Today we will be discussing the following coasters and at the end...

Duration:00:27:27

Episode 79 - Sadly Forgotten

4/17/2022
Our first year of the 125 Roller Coaster was about one thing, getting to 125. While we have made a few mistakes in our first year (you will hear the big one soon) we have a few regrets also and one of them is we did a few hit and runs in 2017. What is a hit and run? We would run into a park (usually one of the smaller ones) and get the credit and go. We did that with Waldameer, we did it with Conneaut Lake Park, and we did it with the subject of this episode, Quassy Amusement Park in...

Duration:00:21:46

Episode 78 - Chowder, Houdini and Sky Screamer - Oh My!!

4/5/2022
Welcome to part two of our Six Flags New England episodes. Today Paul & Janine will be discussing the Flats, Food and Fun as we walk through this great Six Flags park. Highlights will include : Where can you get Mac & Cheese in a Bagel Cone Is there a place where you can get the perfect view of the Connecticut River? Is there any rides without a DC license? We will be going over all the stores, food locations, flat rides, and even the theaters in this episode so this is a must listen to...

Duration:00:19:24

Episode 77 - ERT - Springtime Q

4/2/2022
It's the first of the month and the weather is getting warmer so you know what that means!! It's time for some coaster adventures and even though March was a bit light with some Busch Gardens Williamsburg trips, April is going to be EPIC!! Hersheypark, Six Flags America, Six Flags Great Adventure, Knoebels, Kings Dominion, etc.... There are so many local parks opening up (come on Dorney, join the fun) and we will be visiting them all this month. Check out our YouTube page to get your...

Duration:00:10:41

Episode 76 - Wicked Good Time

3/29/2022
Our journey to 125 roller coasters returns with our first ever trip to the New England area and a visit to their flagship park - Six Flags New England. In this episode we go over why we compare this park to Kennywood while answering the following questions. How did Superman The Ride win 5 Golden Ticket awards? Are there any roller coasters at the park not named after DC characters? and Are RMC coasters really that good? We are back doing what we love, discussing parks and coasters, but...

Duration:00:33:20

Episode 75 - Brake Run Talk featuring Gabby Gomes from Coasters & Brews

3/24/2022
Our first Brake Run Talk was a huge success so why not see if lightning strikes TWICE. On Wednesday March 23rd at 8pm we will be talking with Gabby Gomes who is not just a part of the Coasters & Brews family, but also a very amazing female coaster enthusiast and we will be talking about her favorite coasters, her artwork, and what's it like being a female in a majority male hobby. We are honored that Gabby would take the time to talk with us and remember to watch it live to ask some...

Duration:00:31:03