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by ROYJESS
Fri Oct 12, 2018 5:22 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: New to the forum? Introduce yourself here!
Replies: 2724
Views: 940808

Re: New to the forum? Introduce yourself here!

Welcome to the forum ChelsBartsATFan 
by ROYJESS
Fri Oct 12, 2018 5:20 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Scarefest - General Discussion
Replies: 2439
Views: 241784

Re: Scarefest - General Discussion

Tritate wrote:
Anyone seen anymore of the Scaresmospheres? I am there this Saturday and wondering if its worth it to look at the areas as it gets dark?

Personally, I would say no.  However I did bump into them a couple of times.  The Flash mob is OK though.
by ROYJESS
Mon Oct 08, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Wicker Man - New for 2018
Topic: Wicker Man General Discussion
Replies: 6666
Views: 867027

Re: Wicker Man General Discussion

Dan wrote:
How awesome does it look in the dark? :love

Can’t wait to see it for myself next week.

It looks absolutely amazing in the dark, looks like real fire, and you can see the flames too when riding it in the dark, looks like you are going through real fire.
by ROYJESS
Wed Oct 03, 2018 4:30 pm
Forum: Coffee Shack
Topic: Last ride you have been on
Replies: 103
Views: 15395

Re: Last ride you have been on

Valhalla last Thursday 
by ROYJESS
Tue Oct 02, 2018 8:55 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: New to the forum? Introduce yourself here!
Replies: 2724
Views: 940808

Re: New to the forum? Introduce yourself here!

Welcome to the forum A+J
by ROYJESS
Mon Oct 01, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort - Quick Questions
Replies: 1088
Views: 130187

Re: Alton Towers Resort - Quick Questions

I have booked Splash Landings hotel, 4th November for the fireworks and i am just wondering, does this mean i am guaranteed to get into the park. Bearing in mind, i have booked it on a bed and breakfast basis and i am planning on using my merlin pass for entry? Or will i need to get pre-book ticket...
by ROYJESS
Sun Sep 30, 2018 4:51 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion
Replies: 2617
Views: 308938

Re: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion

Had a look on the Alton Towers crowd calender and decided to head up on Friday 5th October as a solo visit. With Scarefest happening on the 6th and 7th and no schools off, I'm hoping it will be really quiet. Any thoughts? Also wondering what people feeling are about going to the park solo? I've gon...
by ROYJESS
Mon Sep 24, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Scarefest - General Discussion
Replies: 2439
Views: 241784

Re: Scarefest - General Discussion

As posted on TowersTimes Facebook page;  The exterior of Sub Species: The End Games has had a minor makeover this year, with the shipping containers which house the end of the maze being covered in graffiti. https://i.imgur.com/jujhbXq.jpg https://i.imgur.com/tJyHS5T.jpg https://i.imgur.com/5SRSFFi...
by ROYJESS
Mon Sep 24, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: European Parks and Attractions
Topic: Blackpool Pleasure Beach
Replies: 3058
Views: 141273

Re: Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Recommendations please - planning a trip to Blackpool, I’ve never been before and need a recommendation for a hotel (something that won’t break the bank preferably) Jess and I usually stay at the Travelodge South Promenade, cheap and cheerful, no frills. It looks over the Pleasure Beach if you get ...
by ROYJESS
Fri Sep 21, 2018 10:35 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Nemesis - General Discussion
Replies: 120
Views: 18453

Re: Nemesis - General Discussion

Those announcements have been playing for a good decade or two now, I find them very annoying 
by ROYJESS
Fri Sep 21, 2018 10:32 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion
Replies: 2617
Views: 308938

Re: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion

Here is that pic (taken from TS FB)

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by ROYJESS
Fri Sep 21, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion
Replies: 2617
Views: 308938

Re: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion

Images taken from Tower Street Forum 

Rapids fill to the brim with water

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Lake overflowing

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by ROYJESS
Fri Sep 21, 2018 5:49 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion
Replies: 2617
Views: 308938

Re: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion

The pit  flooded 
by ROYJESS
Fri Sep 21, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: New to the forum? Introduce yourself here!
Replies: 2724
Views: 940808

Re: New to the forum? Introduce yourself here!

Welcome to the forum Catherine (which is also my daughters name)
by ROYJESS
Sun Sep 16, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort - Quick Questions
Replies: 1088
Views: 130187

Re: Alton Towers Resort - Quick Questions

Scarefest during the first couple of weekends or the Halloween week when most kids are back at school will probably be you quietest options.  Beware that one of the days usually the first or second Sunday of the Scarefest that a certain community descends onto the park.  Fireworks are usually their ...
by ROYJESS
Sun Sep 16, 2018 6:48 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler - General Discussion
Replies: 3058
Views: 436792

Re: The Smiler - General Discussion

Not sure what you mean by “below average guy” but he’s the gentleman that sits in the op cabin... Every single time I’ve ridden this year it’s been him operating 90% of the time, or a lady, presumably when he’s on his break / day off.  I meant build wise in height and stature, he is a lovely guy.  ...
by ROYJESS
Sun Sep 16, 2018 4:28 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler - General Discussion
Replies: 3058
Views: 436792

Re: The Smiler - General Discussion

Are we talking about below average guy, on the small build size, short hair? I think you are talking about Dave? He used to work on Oblivon
by ROYJESS
Sun Sep 09, 2018 5:20 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: New to the forum? Introduce yourself here!
Replies: 2724
Views: 940808

Re: New to the forum? Introduce yourself here!

Welcome to the forum all newbies 
by ROYJESS
Tue Sep 04, 2018 6:44 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Scarefest - General Discussion
Replies: 2439
Views: 241784

Re: Scarefest - General Discussion

The Alton Towers Holidays website has been updated with Scarefest details. There doesn't appear to be anything of note in relation to the theme park offering, but there is some insight into the seasonal entertainment in the Alton Towers Hotel and Splash Landings Hotel: Alton Towers Hotel: Enjoy a h...
by ROYJESS
Tue Sep 04, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Scarefest - General Discussion
Replies: 2439
Views: 241784

Re: Scarefest - General Discussion

Beware of visiting on a Sunday during the first week or two, especially when the Uttoxeter racing is on = Alcohol ban and high police presence ;)
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