Website: Dorney Park Homepage
Ride Type: Impulse Coaster
Ride Status: Running
Average Rating: 4.0000
TPC Overall Rank: Rides need more than 25 reviews to be ranked.
Reviews: 4
Last Review: 8/1/2011 9:45:00 AM
In User Top 10: 1 times.
User Tracker Count: 12 times.

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4 Rating
0 Rating Rate Down Rate Up MovieCoast on 8/1/2011 9:45:00 AM
I'm so torn on this one! The reason I'm torn is because I'm not sure whether to grade this as a coaster or a thrill ride. If I were to judge it as a thrill ride, I would say it was excellent. Intense and lots of fun. As a coaster, however, it doesn't have much to offer. Regardless, Possessed is a lot of fun. The launch is incredible, and the vertical spike is breathtaking. The twist spike is interesting, but it is certainly not as great as the vertical one. Whether or not this should be considered a coaster or not, it's still plenty of fun and definitely worth a ride!

4 Rating
0 Rating Rate Down Rate Up Horizons12 on 10/28/2008 12:46:00 PM
This was the first time I have been on a...uh, whatever the heck they call this type of coaster. Inverted shuttle? Intimin Special? Oh wait, Impulse, that's right. Anyway, I waited about 10 minutes before boarding. I made sure to get a seat towards the front to get some good spinnage up the twisting spike (the back rows get nothing!)

The launch was not 0-70, at least it wasn't today. The train would haul a-- for a second before letting back, resulting in maybe a 50mph launch. The train makes this weird screaming sound when it launches for some reason, and no it wasn't the just passengers! It was like a demon scream! I'm not sure if the ride is supposed to do that, but it actually added to the experience a bit. lol

The train races about halfway up the twisted spike before rocketing backwards, this time at an easy 70mph, and up the straight spike. The train once again shoots through the station, up the twisted spike (got some major spinnage) and back to the other spike. On the second traveling of the straight spike, the train stops for like a second and hangs riders in mid-air. It's the one time I was glad to have a harness! The train once again tears through the station, up the twisted spike (with spinnage) and slows to a backwards halt. It's kind of fun being stopped backwards and being pressed into the seat.

All in all it was a pretty nice coaster. Gimmicky, yes, but fun and good for a nice rush.

4 Rating
0 Rating Rate Down Rate Up RCGenius on 6/14/2008 11:16:00 AM
The minute I pulled up into the Dorney Park parking lot, I couldnt help but gaze at the relocated VooDoo as its 180 feet scaling height had me in anticipation. The color scheme blended perfectly from the bright yellow track & blue supports to the yellow trains. The wait was only 10 minutes & while I was watching the coasters takeoff, it drew similar comparisons in my mind to Wicked Twister at Cedar Point. I rode it 3 years ago & remember how amazing & unique the experience was. Unlike WT, which has 2 twisted spikes, VooDoo has 1 twisted spike & a vertical tower. Once youre in the train, theres a countdown for the 0-70 mph launch. Of course, I had my hands up during the intense launch. The first time around, you dont go as high on the twisted spike, but afterwards, youre constantly speeding back & forth through the station at blinding speed. Finally, theres a holding brake at the top of the vertical tower which had me shook as it built my anticipation & thrill factor. Overall, VooDoo was a fun ride with an intense launch & the holding brake was the X-factor. However, I felt that the ride duration was short & since I rode Wicked Twister before this, it just couldnt match up with the 215 foot superstructure with double twisted spikes. Id still recommend VooDoo to anyone who loves a powerful launch & being somewhat disoriented at the end.

4 Rating
0 Rating Rate Down Rate Up Penguin 35 on 6/9/2008 4:32:00 PM - User's Top Ride #4
While I entered the park, I was astonished to see such a huge roller coaster, otherwise known as Voodoo, tower the skyline. It was a magnificent sight, the supports was colored with a shimmery turquoise, and the trains were colored yellow; it blended in with every other coaster at the park. As I came closer to it, I witnessed the powerful launch it has, as it rode through the two spikes, and down again at a speed of 70 mph. After riding some of the parks other coasters, I decided that I should give this one a shot, and man, Im sure glad I did!
The first thing that I noticed, were the nicely created trains that it had. They werent as nice as Steel Venoms, but the crimson red blended in with the yellow track. As I sat down onto Intamins comfy seats, I waited for the launch... three, two, one... and BAM! The train burst out of the station with excessive speed, going up to 70 miles per hour, as it went up the first twisted spike. All I could see is the sun covering the horizon, and a part of the track sticking out in front of me. The train crept up slower and slower, until it was going down in the opposite direction. Once again, the train was rushing down the spike with an unbearable speed, it was taking forever, but seconds later, the train exited out of the spike, and back into the station, being launched again at a faster speed. All I could see is the peoples heads looking down at us, but it wasnt long until we were out of their view. Once again, we were suspended over the ground, and going up the other spike, with no twists. We were able to see the parks other rides, such as Steel Force, Revolution, Laser, and Thunderhawk, but the view wasnt there for a long time. We were coming down again, and hanging out of our shoulder restraits, but the train was back on the ground once more, gripping tightly to our bodies, and dragging them back against the seat. We were thrusted again at a faster speed, and we went back to the twisted spike, this time completing the twist that we never completed. With only a small remainder of the track left, we came crashing down to the station, going through it, and back into the vertical spike. At the top, a series of brakes held on to our train forcefully, so that we were hanging helplessly on our shoulder restraits, with screams filling our ears. A moment later, the brakes let go of our train, and we were coming back down to our destination, but the train didnt stop yet, it went through the twisted spike once more, and as we rocketed back to the surface, the brakes came out, and stopped us from our escape.
Voodoo was a great ride in my opinion, even though its not the best in the park, and I would give it a 9/10, just to be fair. Cant wait to ride it again!

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