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The flip-flopping Brain Drain joins the roller coaster carousel at Elitch Gardens this summer. The seven-story, 360-degree roller coaster is not to be confused with the Mind Eraser, the single-loop of the Sidewinder, or the single-track of the Half Pipe, but it does borrow the best from each of those rides. Elitch is open through October. —Derek Kessinger