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by Danny
Sun Jun 10, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: Coffee Shack
Topic: The Last Film You Watched and Your Rating
Replies: 1275
Views: 109355

Re: The Last Film You Watched and Your Rating

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom - 8/10 A big fan of this franchise so I had to see it on opening night in 4DX! Overall I thought it was another excellent addition, with a refreshing storyline and superb acting for the whole cast. The new director absolutely mastered the suspense and horror in the fil...
by Danny
Mon Jun 04, 2018 10:24 pm
Forum: Coffee Shack
Topic: The Last Film You Watched and Your Rating
Replies: 1275
Views: 109355

Re: The Last Film You Watched and Your Rating

A Quiet Place - 8/10 Solid modern horror with a great cast. The suspense built with the music and lack of any serious dialogue is awesome, and something I was weary of at first. The monster/alien was a great bit of CGI, although very similar to other classics. I hear a sequel is in the works and loo...
by Danny
Sun Jun 03, 2018 8:20 pm
Forum: Rest of the World Parks and Attractions
Topic: Hong Kong Disneyland
Replies: 10
Views: 2543

Re: Hong Kong Disneyland

Wow, disappointing to hear that pretty much all developments have been delayed. Can’t say I’m a fan of the castle makeover either.

I just hope that we get a family coaster at DLP off the back of this :)
by Danny
Wed May 23, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: European Parks and Attractions
Topic: Liseberg
Replies: 171
Views: 16834

Re: Liseberg

Loving the colour scheme of this! This park is definitely on the ‘To Do’ list for 2019 :)
by Danny
Wed May 09, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: Rest of the World Parks and Attractions
Topic: SeaWorld Orlando
Replies: 672
Views: 49176

Re: SeaWorld Orlando

Seems a bit... random... I have no doubt that it’ll have a decent budget and they’ll make it look right, but I don’t see how it fits in at all. Disappointing.
by Danny
Fri Apr 13, 2018 8:20 am
Forum: Coffee Shack
Topic: Not So Sweepstake
Replies: 419
Views: 32972

Re: Not So Sweepstake

Houblon Des Obeaux please :)
by Danny
Fri Apr 13, 2018 8:17 am
Forum: European Parks and Attractions
Topic: Escape Room Attractions
Replies: 4
Views: 455

Re: Escape Room Attractions

I have done several of Room Escape Southend’s rooms which have all be scare themed, and really enjoyable! I have also done Room Escape London which had a ‘Steal the crown jewels’ theme. Totally different experience, but just as fun. Same as Dom I have a list of different attractions around the count...
by Danny
Tue Apr 03, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: Rest of the World Parks and Attractions
Topic: Universal Orlando Resort
Replies: 1009
Views: 62957

Re: Universal Orlando Resort

Beat me to it Lewb!

Cannot wait to see how this turns out, big fan of the show and have full faith in Universal to do it justice!
by Danny
Sat Mar 24, 2018 11:19 am
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Thorpe Park Resort - General Discussion
Replies: 6047
Views: 267035

Re: Thorpe Park Resort - General Discussion

It seems strange that they have introduced the ‘live actor attraction’ category, but TWD:TR doesn’t include this. With it being the year of the walking dead and the new ride themed around them, surely it would be standard that we get actual walkers within the attraction? Unless they have some sort o...
by Danny
Thu Mar 15, 2018 11:01 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Towers Loving Care
Replies: 988
Views: 140132

Re: Towers Loving Care

We have another Duel update for TLC!

https://www.facebook.com/AltonTLC/posts/425923527834335

They have also confirmed the ride will open this weekend and the TLC project will continue when the park is closed in the evenings and mid week. :)
by Danny
Tue Mar 13, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: TTSP News & Your Views
Topic: Forum Quizzes
Replies: 22
Views: 1154

Re: Forum Quizzes

Well done to everyone who took part, certainly quicker at getting them than me! :)
by Danny
Sat Mar 10, 2018 10:31 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: The Walking Dead: The Ride - New for 2018
Replies: 399
Views: 13586

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

If that’s the case, that’s pretty poor marketing on Thorpe’s behalf. Their social media campaign says: “Reckon you have what it takes to take on #TheWalkingDead Immerse yourself in The Walking Dead: The Ride only at THORPE PARK from Easter.” Easter 2018 is Sunday 1st April, so if it’ll be opening a ...
by Danny
Sat Mar 10, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: London Entertainment Resort
Topic: London Entertainment Resort - General Discussion
Replies: 379
Views: 68917

Re: London Entertainment Resort - General Discussion

Omg so it is! :lol

As you were... 8-[
by Danny
Sat Mar 10, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort Pin Badges
Replies: 223
Views: 38104

Re: Ride pin badges

I’m hoping to get my hands on whatever Wickerman ones they have available, hopefully more than one!
by Danny
Sat Mar 10, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: London Entertainment Resort
Topic: London Entertainment Resort - General Discussion
Replies: 379
Views: 68917

Re: London Entertainment Resort - General Discussion

Nothing really new here but an article in the Sun confirms that the plans will be sent to the government for approval this coming November, and the company are confident that it will be approved: https://www.thesun.co.uk/travel/3057985/the-3-5-billion-paramount-theme-park-dubbed-uks-disneyland-will-...
by Danny
Thu Mar 08, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: Wicker Man - New for 2018
Topic: Wicker Man General Discussion
Replies: 6558
Views: 796453

Re: Wicker Man General Discussion

Fingers crossed they're planning to paint this eyesore... https://scontent-lhr3-1.cdninstagram.com/vp/a970fa95971717a8e457d00a1785d607/5B4CC94B/t51.2885-15/e35/28428331_199873187451225_4194259289390448640_n.jpg Which aspect of that photo are you referring to as an ‘eyesore’? The fencing? The metal ...
by Danny
Mon Feb 19, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: Coffee Shack
Topic: The Last Film You Watched and Your Rating
Replies: 1275
Views: 109355

Re: The Last Film You Watched and Your Rating

Beauty and the Beast (2017): 8/10

Great cast, great soundtrack and nice refresh of a classic, even though at time it was near identical! :)
by Danny
Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:47 pm
Forum: European Parks and Attractions
Topic: Blackpool Pleasure Beach
Replies: 3029
Views: 121085

Re: Blackpool Pleasure Beach

I agree with Lakey, it just doesn’t seem very... exciting? The layout is pretty meh compared to what we’ve seen achieved by this manufacturer, and our ever growing expectations. The fact it has no real theme is a shame as these coasters can utilise and increase ride experience dramatically. It’s gre...
by Danny
Mon Feb 12, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Towers Loving Care
Replies: 988
Views: 140132

Re: Towers Loving Care

Loving the fresh look for TTC. I’m so glad Towers Street is having the makeover, hopefully it’ll bring back some of the magic :)
by Danny
Sun Feb 11, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: Coffee Shack
Topic: The Last Film You Watched and Your Rating
Replies: 1275
Views: 109355

Re: The Last Film You Watched and Your Rating

The Midnight Man- 4/10 Despite the trailer making this film look a rather promising horror, this was such a let down. The acting was poor, and any sense of mystery/fear of the Midnight Man himself was lost within minutes of the first interaction. The Bye Bye Man - 5/10 More of a thriller than a horr...