UK theme parks from another point of view!

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by NemeJaney
Wed Jun 13, 2018 10:25 pm
Forum: TTSP Events & Meetups
Topic: SP Southern Screamer 2018 - Reviews & Feedback
Replies: 9
Views: 352

Re: SP Southern Screamer 2018 - Reviews & Feedback

Very enjoyable event. Nice to have a nice, chilled, sunny day on park and not too much action and energy involved (that's best saved for scarefest!).  The highlight for me was seeing so many new faces. Was great to meet you all and hopefully see you in the shoutbox more and at other events too :D Th...
by NemeJaney
Sun Jun 10, 2018 10:48 pm
Forum: TTSP Events & Meetups
Topic: Ideas & Suggestions
Replies: 40
Views: 9126

Re: Ideas & Suggestions

Topic resurrection time again... ( I've mentioned this idea to a few people recently but might as well officially post it on here) A theme idea for future talks and tours could be landscaping. It could work with any of the parks, but would be particularly spectacular at Alton due to the gardens, law...
by NemeJaney
Mon May 28, 2018 10:01 pm
Forum: Event Photos
Topic: SP Spring Spectacular - 7th April 2018 - Photos
Replies: 4
Views: 371

Re: SP Spring Spectacular - 7th April 2018 - Photos

Lovely set of pictures. Thank you, hursty! Always highly amusing to scroll through them when they first come out :lol
by NemeJaney
Wed Mar 14, 2018 9:01 pm
Forum: TTSP Events & Meetup Archive
Topic: Alton Towers Resort Opening Day Meet Up - 17th March 2018
Replies: 43
Views: 2569

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

Awesome! It's great when these things happen :D See you there!
by NemeJaney
Fri Mar 09, 2018 1:27 pm
Forum: European Parks and Attractions
Topic: Pleasure Island
Replies: 260
Views: 11548

Re: Pleasure Island

Apologies for the double post, but if anyone hasn't yet noticed, a certain auction error has been all over the news today... During the carousel's auction, there were no bidders to match the company's £180,000 minimum sale price, until the last second. However, apparently it turns out that last minu...
by NemeJaney
Thu Mar 08, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: European Parks and Attractions
Topic: Pleasure Island
Replies: 260
Views: 11548

Re: Pleasure Island

Has anyone managed to win anything in the auction?  :D
My partner and I may or may not have ''accidentally'' won a monorail car for our tiny garden  :lol
by NemeJaney
Sun Feb 11, 2018 10:44 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort - Quick Questions
Replies: 967
Views: 105396

Re: Alton Towers Resort - Quick Questions

In addition to the above, Air/Galactica has 2 larger seats in the middle of row 4 on each train, and a matching test seat at the entrance :)
by NemeJaney
Wed Feb 07, 2018 10:04 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion
Replies: 2457
Views: 269591

Re: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion

Seems like a nice way of leaving a mark on the park if you are prepared to pay that much :) Nothing wrong with investing in what makes you happy (if you can afford it) after all!  However, my main concern is potential vandalism: it doesn't seem likely that they'd have security watching over them at ...
by NemeJaney
Sun Feb 04, 2018 10:01 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion
Replies: 2457
Views: 269591

Re: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion

A nice shot that makes it look very peaceful and fresh.
by NemeJaney
Fri Feb 02, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: Wicker Man - New for 2018
Topic: Wicker Man General Discussion
Replies: 6558
Views: 797056

Re: Wicker Man General Discussion

A runes crossword book  :lol  would keep us all occupied during the queues 
by NemeJaney
Thu Feb 01, 2018 10:42 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Galactica - General Discussion
Replies: 1458
Views: 184918

Re: Galactica - General Discussion

Oooh, nice job! It definitely has a much more muted look there, but does seem a bit more magical and mysterious. However, the current turquoise colour does stand out nicely against the landscape, as well as making the lighter branding colours 'pop' on signs etc. What would be cool is perhaps a 2-ton...
by NemeJaney
Fri Jan 26, 2018 6:23 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Towers Loving Care
Replies: 988
Views: 140259

Re: Towers Loving Care

Much nicer than a light-blocking and probably rainy (because UK) view of Cbeebies land hotel!
by NemeJaney
Tue Jan 23, 2018 10:10 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion
Replies: 2457
Views: 269591

Re: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion

The other thing missing is that this year is not any old year, it is the year of a new rollercoaster (SW as well!) and the response doesn't really convey any excitement for the year ahead. Good point. You'd expect to see them mentioning WM in their comments more, but then again maybe they are tryin...
by NemeJaney
Mon Jan 22, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion
Replies: 2457
Views: 269591

Re: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion

Looks like a lot of social media users have been directly tweeting Nick Varney himself, rather than the AT/Merlin pages, as that's where they feel a difference will be made. It seems people are currently feeling more like financial statistics, rather than welcomed guests. Perhaps I'm sensationalisin...
by NemeJaney
Mon Jan 22, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion
Replies: 2457
Views: 269591

Re: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion

I suppose that's true. We'd all be gathered outside FV in protest after an initial ride on Wicker Man anyway ;)
by NemeJaney
Mon Jan 22, 2018 8:27 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion
Replies: 2457
Views: 269591

Re: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion

Let's hope they have enough funds to employ sufficient security personnel and don't make too many cuts in that department
by NemeJaney
Mon Jan 22, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion
Replies: 2457
Views: 269591

Re: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion

Just a thought...what happens if it's between 10 and 11am and Oblivon and/or Smiler is closed? There will be no other major rides open in that hour (until DF rides open, of course). It will be awful. Relating to this, if crowds aren't dispersed evenly enough, surely on busy days that is a security c...
by NemeJaney
Mon Jan 22, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion
Replies: 2457
Views: 269591

Re: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion

Perhaps at this stage it would be better to pay per attraction  :lol (although that would mean fewer guests would come from far away of course)
by NemeJaney
Mon Jan 22, 2018 7:05 pm
Forum: Wicker Man - New for 2018
Topic: Wicker Man General Discussion
Replies: 6558
Views: 797056

Re: Wicker Man General Discussion

''Feed the Flames''...what could this mean? Just a slogan or maybe it's suggesting a more interactive element (going out on a limb here) during the experience?
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