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Re: Fright Nights

Mon Sep 26, 2016 11:24 am

The events are very different and so it really comes down to your personal preference.

Scarefest is more family friendly, with a more fun Halloween vibe. Although it's been considered second to Fright Nights for awhile, last year it excelled due to lack of actors and last minute changes at Fright Nights, with Scarefest not having these issues and having a major overhaul. There are less mazes here meaning slightly less variety.

Fright Nights on the other hand is very much an adult event. The mazes here are all quite scary with a mixture of creepy, intense and strange. Although none are too bad, it really depends on what scares you. If you prefer creepier 'more realistic' experiences then BLAIR WITCH or PLATFORM 15 may be more to your taste. The resort are promising a better event this year, as last year it was pretty disappointing! (CONTAINMENT you must buy a separate ticket for). It should also be noted that 2/5 mazes are getting a major overhaul this year and PLATFORM 15 is an all new experience.

Hope this helps. :)
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Re: Fright Nights

Mon Sep 26, 2016 1:30 pm

The first vote is up! Go to Facebook to cast your vote for wether characters from The Freezer, The Curse or Experiment 10 roam the park on the 7th, 8th and 9th of october!

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At time of post, Experiment 10 is first, The Freezer second and The Curse last!
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Re: Fright Nights

Mon Sep 26, 2016 7:18 pm

It is a shame that all the characters can't return at once!
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Tue Sep 27, 2016 1:19 pm

I think spreading them out like this is quite a good idea, as it means they can focus on each character seperately but agree with Justin. For those only visiting for one/two days, it does kind of suck that you won't get to see all the characters.
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Re: Fright Nights

Tue Sep 27, 2016 2:11 pm

It has been announced IMAscore has done THE BIG TOP's soundtrack and sound design this year!
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Re: Fright Nights

Tue Sep 27, 2016 5:15 pm

jonny9403 wrote:
https://youtu.be/z6znGIpN8rE


Isn't this last years?
Ride count 2017: 346!
Ride count since the beginning of 2015: 857!
Cred count: 65!

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Re: Fright Nights

Tue Sep 27, 2016 5:47 pm

That is indeed last years soundtrack :)
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Re: Fright Nights

Tue Sep 27, 2016 6:44 pm

jonny9403 wrote:
https://youtu.be/z6znGIpN8rE


Oh, so many memories!
What will this year bring!?!
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Re: Fright Nights

Wed Sep 28, 2016 7:24 pm

The Canada Creek Railway train has had a Fright Nights makeover for PLATFORM 15.

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Re: Fright Nights

Thu Sep 29, 2016 8:31 am

Not going to lie, kind of disappointed there's not a "choo choo" in that post! :lol

I am looking forward to PLATFORM 15, however I'm slightly concerned with how fast it's being built. With just over a week to go surely construction should be finished by now?
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Thu Sep 29, 2016 5:04 pm

I don't think you have anything to worry about Owen. It all looks on track to me! :lol
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Re: Fright Nights

Thu Sep 29, 2016 8:04 pm

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The first roaming actors for the 7th 8th and 9th has been revealed.
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Re: Fright Nights

Thu Sep 29, 2016 10:31 pm

I'm not keen on the Experiment 10 characters. I still believe that they should of had a mixture.
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Re: Fright Nights

Sat Oct 01, 2016 4:24 pm

Signage has now went up for PLATFORM 15.

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Photo credit to Theme Park Collective.
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Re: Fright Nights

Sun Oct 02, 2016 5:37 pm

Over the weekend, Thorpe Park have tweeted various personalities in the run up to Fright Nights.

Here are a couple...

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Re: Fright Nights

Sun Oct 02, 2016 5:40 pm

I believe these will be people going to the Fright Nights media event. :)
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Re: Fright Nights

Sun Oct 02, 2016 6:03 pm

A bunch of nobody's lol
 
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Re: Fright Nights

Sun Oct 02, 2016 6:15 pm

I tried hard not to use celebs! :lol
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Re: Fright Nights

Sun Oct 02, 2016 9:19 pm

I'm more concerned about the possibility THE BIG TOP could have a scene called "clown exercise yard" if I'm honest :lol
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