After queueing my 70 minutes, I stepped aboard Scorpion Express.
The queue had been utter hell, spending 1/2 of it inside a dark, claustrophobic building, 1/3 queueing round a zig zag of queues that moved an inch a minute., and the rest going over the bridge.
The first thing I noticed was the fact that so many fastracks were on. I understand that it's the first day blah blah blah, but out of 38 available seats, 12 were filled with fastrack users on our train alone, and apparently this was a low number of fastracks in comparison to the rest of the day!
I then noticed that it took five minutes to get everyone in and check the restraints. Sure, there's a lot of safety to do, but this ride took longer to load and leave than Vampire today (yes I timed it - I was bored)
Just as it looks like we're about to be off, I see fire in the far distance. Instead of activating it when we went passed (which we did twice), they did it where we couldn't see it. Brilliant.
So, we're finally off. I tried to enjoy this as I queued over an hour, and it was my last chance before my MAP runs out. But without the rocks, one could close his eyes and find himself on the Flying Fish (Which I have never queued more than 10 minutes for).
GRAND TOTAL: 30/50 (6 out of ten)
I failed to see any improvement on this ride, perhaps my mind will change if I queue 15mins for it on an off-peak, but it didn't shine for me today