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by Luce
Thu Feb 22, 2018 9:55 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Thorpe Park Resort - The Future
Replies: 1844
Views: 102638

Re: Thorpe Park Resort - The Future

Personally, I can't imagine Thorpe removing X especially after spending money to give it a Walking Dead theme.  Although it would be good to see a new ride in the place of Slammer.
by Luce
Wed Feb 21, 2018 1:50 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Th13teen - General Discussion
Replies: 24
Views: 2632

Re: Th13teen - General Discussion

I wasn't sure about Thirteen when it first opened and over the years it's grown on me and I really like it now.

I also agree that it's always fun to ride with people who haven't been on it before and think that the drop section is the end of the ride! :)
by Luce
Tue Feb 20, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: The Walking Dead: The Ride - New for 2018
Replies: 320
Views: 958

Re: The Walking Dead: The Ride - New for 2018

On one hand I'm looking forward to finding out how the changes look in reality but a shame it won't be the "rave coaster" anymore.  I'm also not keen on the name, especially as it has "the" twice! but I guess they had to go with something as theparklifekid mentioned.
by Luce
Fri Feb 16, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Colossus
Replies: 159
Views: 22654

Re: Colossus - General Discussion

Justin wrote:
Were the restraints different? I'm not sure I knew that?

They were less bulky than they are now and much better in my view :)
by Luce
Thu Feb 15, 2018 1:55 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Colossus
Replies: 159
Views: 22654

Re: Colossus - General Discussion

It certainly hasn't aged very well and is a far cry from when it first opened - it was lovely and smooth then :) I also think the trains could do with sorting out as I always like to sit in the front of each carriage as there's more legroom, additionally, some less cumbersome restraints would be goo...
by Luce
Wed Feb 14, 2018 1:50 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Colossus
Replies: 159
Views: 22654

Re: Colossus - General Discussion

I agree, Thorpe definitely needs some "Thorpe Loving Care" and Colossus is one of the major rides to start with.  It is a shame to see it looking a bit neglected like it did last year but hopefully something will be done.  
by Luce
Mon Feb 12, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Fright Nights
Replies: 1080
Views: 94679

Re: Fright Nights

I'd also like Brave it alone to return as I think having it as an option improved FN for me as well as being a brilliant experience. The last few years FN hasn't lived up to expectations as has been pointed out so I hope Thorpe will put on a better event this year - including more theming throughout...
by Luce
Sun Feb 11, 2018 9:46 pm
Forum: TTSP Events & Meetups
Topic: Alton Towers Resort Opening Day Meet Up - 17th March 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 497

Re: Alton Towers Resort Opening Day Meet Up - 17th March 2018

I'll be there and can't wait to see everyone and experience Wicker Man :)
by Luce
Thu Feb 08, 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: Rest of the World Parks and Attractions
Topic: Cedar Point
Replies: 510
Views: 33012

Re: Cedar Point

Yes, me too - it looks really impressive and can't wait to go on it in June :)
by Luce
Wed Feb 07, 2018 1:52 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion
Replies: 2067
Views: 223917

Re: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion

It does seem a good idea but personally I think it's a bit too pricey for me :)
by Luce
Sun Feb 04, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Towers Loving Care
Replies: 957
Views: 122391

Re: Towers Loving Care

Yeah it doesn't look nicely done in my opinion - hopefully they'll make it easier to get from the coach park to the entrance :)
by Luce
Sun Feb 04, 2018 12:20 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Alton Towers Park Map
Replies: 21
Views: 1384

Re: The Alton Towers Park Map

I love how on the map fronm 1986 it even makes a reference to little things like the leapfrog fountains and some dinosaurs :) I didn't like the 2005/06 maps either and not a patch on the newer ones like last years which I think are a nicer thing to look at, especially if like me you try and keep the...
by Luce
Thu Feb 01, 2018 1:48 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Towers Loving Care
Replies: 957
Views: 122391

Re: Towers Loving Care

I think it looks great too and glad that Nemesis has received some much needed refurbishment :)
by Luce
Thu Jan 25, 2018 2:20 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Logger's Leap
Replies: 13
Views: 1734

Re: Logger's Leap

That would be quite hilarious to be honest! :D

Seriously though, it would be good to get Loggers Leap re-opened as it's one of my favourite log flumes :)
by Luce
Wed Jan 24, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort History
Topic: Air Concept Art. Never Seen Before.
Replies: 8
Views: 458

Re: Air Concept Art. Never Seen Before.

I echo everyone's comments - such awesome artwork and shame it didn't end up the same :)

Thanks for sharing the images Adrian :)
by Luce
Sat Jan 20, 2018 1:05 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Towers Loving Care
Replies: 957
Views: 122391

Re: Towers Loving Care

Good to see all the TLC over the closed season, especially the Nemesis monster and the conservatory as I'm a fan of the historical parts of AT and I like to see they are being considered too :)
by Luce
Wed Jan 17, 2018 1:53 pm
Forum: TTSP News & Your Views
Topic: TTSP Community Awards 2017
Replies: 16
Views: 1392

Re: TTSP Community Awards 2017

Well done to all the award winners, all well deserved and I really enjoyed the ceremony :)
by Luce
Fri Jan 12, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: European Parks and Attractions
Topic: Heide Park
Replies: 768
Views: 52508

Re: Heide Park

Hooray, I'm relieved too as it's currently one of my favourite woodies :)
by Luce
Tue Jan 09, 2018 10:16 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: New to the forum? Introduce yourself here!
Replies: 2522
Views: 831184

Re: New to the forum? Introduce yourself here!

A warm welcome to all the new members who've joined recently, hope you all enjoy it here :)
by Luce
Mon Jan 08, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: Wicker Man - New for 2018
Topic: Wicker Man General Discussion
Replies: 5928
Views: 672283

Re: Wicker Man General Discussion

I love everything about this new coaster and can't wait to go on it.  However the name hasn't grown on me yet (I didn't like The Smiler to start with but that grew on me and I like it now as well as the ride itself!) and I'm not sure it's a strong enough name but still, a woodie at AT is really exci...
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