>Hopefully, many of you out there are busily filling out your ballots.
>Thanks again to the 55 people who have sent their ballots to me in the
>first week. I hope to get many more than the 132 I received last year.
> For those of you who haven't, here is a <A
>HREF="http://SportToday.org/;>link </A> to a page where you
>can get a ballot.
>I have also added links there to comments made by some of our most
>pre-eminent r.r-c citizens about the annual poll and a link to
>preliminary results of this year's poll.
> Please help "get out the vote" by providing a link from your roller
>coaster related site to the ballot page.
> So far, there are two 'new for 1998' coasters ranked VERY highly,
>three in the top 30, and all six in the top 40.
> Also, I am looking for any volunteers who would like to do some of the
>work in creating a ballot for a steel tracked coaster poll. I will run
>a steel poll if and only if I can get volunteers to create a
>comprehensive ballot for me. For all those who have expressed an
>interest over the years, this is your chance.
Well, I have a world-wide coaster census (even better than the one on
Coasterville), in the form of an Excel spreadsheet, that I will donate
to the cause. (I can filter out wood coasters and create a steel only
Let's see you need Coaster Name, Park Name, State (or country code).
Given a little time and enrergy I could produce that.
BTW: For those interested, I am planning on making my Coaster Census
Database (in Excel) available for download at Coasterville. 966
entries as of now.
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