DeadJack5 wrote:On ridetimes, it is now displaying all the rides will open from 10am (except those a part of ERT) apart from the rapids, duel and the mine train.
ROYJESS wrote:I was on park yesterday. Wickeman didn't open until 9.50 which means ERT was wasted and the rest of the rides opened at 10. Rita was down in the morning. Having all the ride open at 10 made a big difference to the day, just a shame that they don't fill the rapids boats up, sending many around with just one or two people, some were completely empty. The queue-line stretched almost to the rapids entrance. No way I was queuing for that. I've never seen the rapid queue as long a that before. Don't ask the staff why they are not filling the boats, they will not give you a straight answer and they get very funny about you asking as if you are the 100th person asking that day. Apparently they don't pump as much water into the rapids due to the DMP incident. So the water levels are now lower than before the incident.
Swarm Chris wrote:Having Alton staff seemingly act indifferent to even answering why they weren't doing this, gives me the impression they've been told not to fill those boats up.
Dan wrote:Maybe it’s a ploy to try and sell more On-Ride Photos?
I know I’d be much more likely to buy a Rapids photo if it was just me and my other half in the boat, than if we were sharing one with another group.
Swarm Chris wrote:ROYJESS wrote:I Did you see any boats go around with a full load?
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