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by lewis97
Tue Oct 23, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Scarefest - General Discussion
Replies: 2441
Views: 242186

Re: Scarefest - General Discussion

Murfs55 wrote:
Can anyone on here confirm please:
We are Premium Merlin, looking to use ' Share the Fun' vouchers. Can we use this for Alton Towers Scarefest???

The answer to this FAQ states that you can :)
by lewis97
Mon Oct 22, 2018 8:08 pm
Forum: European Parks and Attractions
Topic: Merlin General Discussion
Replies: 1367
Views: 54001

Re: Merlin General Discussion

After having somewhat recovered from the previous record low in January this year, Merlin's share price has now reached a new all time low following the response to last week's trading update.

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by lewis97
Mon Oct 22, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Fireworks
Replies: 186
Views: 31134

Re: Fireworks

Rustyo wrote:
Can I guarantee entrance to the fireworks using a share the fun ticket online?

No, Share the Fun vouchers aren’t valid for entry during fireworks, as per this FAQ.

The answer to this one does state that you can prebook Friends & Family tickets though.
by lewis97
Sat Oct 20, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: TTSP Events & Meetups
Topic: ScareMazing 2018 - Reviews & Feedback
Replies: 8
Views: 248

ScareMazing 2018 - Reviews & Feedback

Thank you to everyone who attended ScareMazing 2018 at Alton Towers Resort, our final event of the year!

We'd love to hear your thoughts about the day, whether there are things you particularly enjoyed or any suggestions that we could consider for future events, do let us know.
by lewis97
Thu Oct 18, 2018 1:26 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort Future
Topic: The Alton Towers Dungeon - New for 2019
Replies: 144
Views: 13154

Re: The Alton Towers Dungeon - New for 2019

PhNx Survivor wrote:
What does that mean?

The implication would be that there will be an additional charge to experience it.
by lewis97
Sat Oct 13, 2018 5:50 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort Future
Topic: The Alton Towers Dungeon - New for 2019
Replies: 144
Views: 13154

Re: The Alton Towers Dungeon - New for 2019

But I’m unsure in The Haunting and The Highwayman, I think The Highwayman is used in the other dungeons but I’ve never heard about The Haunting though. The Highwayman is a scene at The York Dungeon , but doesn't appear to be anywhere else though. Although I haven't come across any other shows calle...
by lewis97
Sat Oct 13, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort Future
Topic: The Alton Towers Dungeon - New for 2019
Replies: 144
Views: 13154

Re: The Alton Towers Dungeon - New for 2019

As posted on TowersTimes Facebook earlier this afternoon, five posters have appeared around the park, seemingly providing a hint as to the shows that will feature in The Alton Towers Dungeon - these being The Plague Doctor, The Judge, The Highwayman, The Torturer, and The Haunting. https://scontent-...
by lewis97
Sat Oct 13, 2018 8:02 am
Forum: Wicker Man - New for 2018
Topic: Wicker Man General Discussion
Replies: 6666
Views: 867603

Re: Wicker Man General Discussion

CoasterWorld wrote:
Is there real fire on this ride?

Yes, on the shoulders of the Wicker Man itself.

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by lewis97
Sun Oct 07, 2018 8:12 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Scarefest - General Discussion
Replies: 2441
Views: 242186

Re: Scarefest - General Discussion

I have seen one photo on someone's personal Facebook of two Galactica Airways hostesses, as well as comments from people who've spotted some Ghost Pirates, so they do exist. I can only assume that having them as "Scaremosphere" rather than actual scare zones gives them greater flexibility,...
by lewis97
Sat Oct 06, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Scarefest - General Discussion
Replies: 2441
Views: 242186

Re: Scarefest - General Discussion

In a surprise move, inhabitants of the Freak Show scare zone have made an appearance near the Towers - more photos on TowersTimes Facebook . https://scontent-lhr3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/43331106_10156802310548185_2615144318825922560_n.jpg?_nc_cat=105&oh=c003199b65c73eed49c534468a5933af&oe=5...
by lewis97
Sat Oct 06, 2018 12:52 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Scarefest - General Discussion
Replies: 2441
Views: 242186

Re: Scarefest - General Discussion

Today's the first day of Scarefest, so I'm sure you don't need to be told to keep an eye on TowersTimes Facbook , Twitter and Instagram for updates throughout the day (assuming you're not at the Resort yourself :P ). An update giving one of the first looks at the new Gretyl the Witch costumed charac...
by lewis97
Thu Oct 04, 2018 9:38 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Fright Nights
Replies: 1247
Views: 125259

Re: Fright Nights

Photos from Vulcan Peak and Platform 15 have now been posted on SouthParks Facebook ... https://scontent-lhr3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/43133223_10156122684453495_4394695491720314880_n.jpg?_nc_cat=107&oh=87d51135705def5b85a41513c10f1a21&oe=5C50296B https://scontent-lhr3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9...
by lewis97
Thu Oct 04, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Fright Nights
Replies: 1247
Views: 125259

Re: Fright Nights

With so many attractions to cover, the updates are coming in thick and fast with photos from SAW Alive and Dead Creek Woods now on SouthParks Facebook  (there are also some additional photos on TTSP Instagram ). https://scontent-lhr3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/43110213_10156122617093495_462048370058749...
by lewis97
Thu Oct 04, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Fright Nights
Replies: 1247
Views: 125259

Re: Fright Nights

Take a look at the SouthParks Facebook page for several photos from The Walking Dead: Do or Die and Blair Witch ! https://scontent-lhr3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/43065999_10156122477363495_246603080672477184_n.jpg?_nc_cat=101&oh=de76295443cd15602d77dae036ab65d9&oe=5C4BA890 https://scontent-lhr...
by lewis97
Thu Oct 04, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Fright Nights
Replies: 1247
Views: 125259

Re: Fright Nights

SouthParks is at tonight's preview event - keep an eye on Facebook , Twitter and Instagram for all the latest updates, with the first being a look at the Terror at Amity High characters... https://scontent-lhr3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/43093387_10156122415048495_5956165791740067840_n.jpg?_nc_cat=102&...
by lewis97
Wed Oct 03, 2018 10:50 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Fright Nights
Replies: 1247
Views: 125259

Re: Fright Nights

We also have apparent confirmation of The Walking Dead: The Ride offering an enhanced experience during Fright Nights: The Walking Dead The Ride – LIVE : The Dockyard has become overridden with Walkers and you must work together with other survivors to be able to take on the night. Will you brave Th...
by lewis97
Wed Oct 03, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Thorpe Park Resort - The Future
Replies: 1891
Views: 133524

Re: Thorpe Park Resort - The Future

Dom wrote:
The speculator in me is thinking Rumba Rapids related straight away given the background image of the page

I did have a similar thought, although the Rumba Rapids page now has a line saying it "will return in 2019".
by lewis97
Wed Oct 03, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Thorpe Park Resort - The Future
Replies: 1891
Views: 133524

Re: Thorpe Park Resort - The Future

There's now a page on Thorpe's website to sign-up for news in relation to 2019 and their "exciting plans"...
by lewis97
Mon Oct 01, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: Rest of the World Parks and Attractions
Topic: Universal Orlando Resort
Replies: 1020
Views: 72654

Re: Universal Orlando Resort

A teaser image for the Harry Potter rollercoaster was released on Pottermore today: https://images.ctfassets.net/bxd3o8b291gf/3CtIN7qmDKKqMOGkowwaS4/882351f99a38c89c1ab5d0e38f47bf67/Universal_Orlando_Resort_Shares_First_Glimpse_of_New_Coaster_Experience_Coming_to_The_Wizarding_World_of_Harry_Potter_...
by lewis97
Sun Sep 30, 2018 2:03 pm
Forum: Event Photos
Topic: TT Summer Festival - 4th August 2018 - Photos
Replies: 11
Views: 616

Re: TT Summer Festival - 4th August 2018 - Photos

Was such an awesome day, captured with a great collection of photos - so many bubbles too!