UK theme parks from another point of view!

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by AltonOperator
Fri Aug 10, 2018 10:44 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort - Quick Questions
Replies: 1022
Views: 114707

Re: Alton Towers Resort - Quick Questions

The queue for Rita once said 5 minutes when it had been broken down for half an hour leading to swarms of people descending on the area and them all being turned away. On the same day I got in a 5 minute queue for Nemesis, only to wait 80 minutes. In my experience all the times have been wildly inac...
by AltonOperator
Thu Aug 09, 2018 11:55 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort - Quick Questions
Replies: 1022
Views: 114707

Re: Alton Towers Resort - Quick Questions

I agree with Justin on most of this. If you’re not rushing to get off I’d recommend you get in the queue for Wicker Man just before park close to maximise your time in the rest of the day. I’d be wary of the queue times posted to ridetimes.co.uk as I find them inaccurate most of the time as they are...
by AltonOperator
Wed Aug 08, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: Wicker Man - New for 2018
Topic: Wicker Man General Discussion
Replies: 6619
Views: 825728

Re: Wicker Man General Discussion

Both the fog in the pre-lift section, and steam in the Wicker Man structure were on for the shooting, as they would be normally. You may notice that the picture goes a little cloudy after passing through the structure - this was the best version out of three taken. The other two literally had water...
by AltonOperator
Wed Aug 08, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: TTSP News & Your Views
Topic: TTSP Discord?
Replies: 4
Views: 745

Re: TTSP Discord?

Hello, Thank you for the suggestion. We used to run a full chat room service in addition to the forum and shoutbox, whilst initially popular this eventually could not sustain itself so we discontinued it. We have also previously had a community based Skype group which had the same eventual outcome....
by AltonOperator
Wed Aug 08, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Coffee Shack
Topic: Podcasts
Replies: 9
Views: 293

Re: Podcasts

Hey I love podcasts and listen to them while running, travelling and just around the house. I listen to: ⋅ Coasterradio - religiously ⋅ Season pass - only the uk based ERT from Nick Hutson ⋅ Ride This One - sometimes (Explicit) ⋅ TheMossMachine Podcast - seems...
by AltonOperator
Wed Aug 08, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: European Parks and Attractions
Topic: Merlin General Discussion
Replies: 1362
Views: 48959

Re: Merlin General Discussion

And interesting to hear his opinion on the Disney trackless dark rides. How he was in complete awe at what Disney had created – that, Mr Varney, is the level that Merlin should be creating rides at. That's how you should want your guests to feel whilst experiencing your attractions. In order to cat...
by AltonOperator
Wed Aug 08, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: Wicker Man - New for 2018
Topic: Wicker Man General Discussion
Replies: 6619
Views: 825728

Re: Wicker Man General Discussion

Shame the fog happened to be off in the first sound tunnel for the video. It does a good job of concealing the non-diegetic electrical boxes. Brilliant video though nice one!
by AltonOperator
Tue Aug 07, 2018 12:29 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: New to the forum? Introduce yourself here!
Replies: 2665
Views: 908041

Re: New to the forum? Introduce yourself here!

Welcome everyone and as Michelle says, don't forget to say hi in the shoutbox some time!
by AltonOperator
Tue Aug 07, 2018 12:25 pm
Forum: External Links
Topic: New book - Coasting around the UK: Roller Coasters of the UK
Replies: 12
Views: 4611

Re: New book - Coasting around the UK: Roller Coasters of the UK

I have this and have been slowly making my way through it as well as skipping to certain bits I might be interested in at a given time. It's simply brilliant! apart from the occasional error, it gives a great guide to every park and coaster you need to know about in the UK
by AltonOperator
Tue Aug 07, 2018 12:23 pm
Forum: External Links
Topic: Theme Park Design & The Art of Themed Entertainment
Replies: 3
Views: 2105

Re: Theme Park Design & The Art of Themed Entertainment

 Bit late to the party here but I've had this book a few years now and it is exceptional. I've been slowly trying to read the whole book cover to cover but I also dip in and out when threre's a certain topic I need information on. It really is the only book you could ever need as a guide to every el...
by AltonOperator
Sun Aug 05, 2018 10:38 pm
Forum: TTSP Events & Meetups
Topic: TT Summer Festival 2018 - Reviews and Feedback
Replies: 20
Views: 675

Re: TT Summer Festival 2018 - Reviews and Feedback

Ladyofthelake wrote:
AltonOperator wrote:
Will the Wicker Man talks be available on YouTube in the future?

I'm afraid they won't be available this time. Due to the nature of some of the things included we were asked not to film the talks on this occasion.

No Problem. Hope everyone had a lovely time!
by AltonOperator
Sun Aug 05, 2018 10:23 pm
Forum: TTSP Events & Meetups
Topic: TT Summer Festival 2018 - Reviews and Feedback
Replies: 20
Views: 675

Re: TT Summer Festival 2018 - Reviews and Feedback

Will the Wicker Man talks be available on YouTube in the future?
by AltonOperator
Sun Aug 05, 2018 10:16 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: New to the forum? Introduce yourself here!
Replies: 2665
Views: 908041

Re: New to the forum? Introduce yourself here!

Welcome Steff. Don't forget to pop into the shoutbox and say hello!
by AltonOperator
Wed Aug 01, 2018 9:20 am
Forum: Coffee Shack
Topic: DeadJack5's Signatures
Replies: 16
Views: 503

Re: DeadJack5's Signatures

It's looking amazing, thank you so much!
by AltonOperator
Tue Jul 31, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: Coffee Shack
Topic: DeadJack5's Signatures
Replies: 16
Views: 503

Re: DeadJack5's Signatures

you can absolutely have credit. Can't wait to see it!
by AltonOperator
Mon Jul 30, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: Coffee Shack
Topic: DeadJack5's Signatures
Replies: 16
Views: 503

Re: DeadJack5's Signatures

I'd love one too if you've got some time spare! It'd be awesome if nemesis, wickerman, th13teen and the atr map could be included
Like Dom, no rush at all (I know Summer Festival's coming up ;)) Thanks
by AltonOperator
Tue Jul 17, 2018 10:17 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion
Replies: 2559
Views: 286080

Re: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion

Justin wrote:
I'm not to keen on the plank vinyl. It doesn't look right.


It definitely looks dodgy at the top of the word maximum
by AltonOperator
Mon Jul 16, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Project 42 (Nemesis Sub-Terra) - New for Scarefest 2018
Replies: 347
Views: 60870

Re: Project 42 (Nemesis Sub-Terra) - New for Scarefest 2018

There’ll definitely be a staircase. I think the bigger problem is whether there’ll be two. You’d need two to incorporate the space in a properly flowing maze
by AltonOperator
Mon Jul 16, 2018 9:36 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Project 42 (Nemesis Sub-Terra) - New for Scarefest 2018
Replies: 347
Views: 60870

Re: Project 42 (Nemesis Sub-Terra) - New for Scarefest 2018

I imagine they were removed one or two closed seasons ago. No one would have seen. They could be anywhere. Even in Charlie...
by AltonOperator
Fri Jul 13, 2018 9:41 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort - Quick Questions
Replies: 1022
Views: 114707

Re: Alton Towers Resort - Quick Questions

I’ve got a season pass but want to visit in August and October. How do I pay the £10 upcharge? Do I pay at the gate or is there a way to book it online to guarantee entry? All help will be very much appreciated. I did see an item on the ticket page of the booking system that allowed you to buy the ...
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