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Re: Dark ride ideas

Sun Jan 28, 2018 3:03 pm

Bring back Toyland Tours!!
 
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Re: Dark ride ideas

Sun Jan 28, 2018 7:34 pm

I feel like a twisted version of a children's book themed to Th13teen and placed in the dark forest would be really cool.
 
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Re: Dark ride ideas

Wed Jan 31, 2018 12:39 am

I would absolutely love a ride very similar to Rock ‘n’ Roller coaster at DLP.

A super intense launched indoor coaster, in the dark, lights, music the works!

There’s nothing really similar in the UK and they could go with a tag line something like “Worlds First Double Launched Indoor Rollercoaster”
 
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Re: Dark ride ideas

Wed Jan 31, 2018 7:24 am

I'm with vikkimoo let start a campaign to bring back toyland tours
 
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Re: Dark ride ideas

Wed Jan 31, 2018 9:46 am

Yeah Cloud Cukoo Land needs some work done, it's the most lackluster part of the park, which is a shame as 10 years ago it was great.
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Re: Dark ride ideas

Fri Feb 02, 2018 3:47 pm

Muppet738 wrote:
I'm with vikkimoo let start a campaign to bring back toyland tours

Only cos I'm that old I remember going on it as a small child  :lol 
 
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Re: Dark ride ideas

Fri Feb 02, 2018 7:44 pm

I would love to see toyland tours themed to the dark forest maybe an extention. Use hexs story line of the chained oak (maybe also flat ride themed to the chained oak, would be a usp). That might make the area more cohesive. Make it like the mummy with lauch, get rid of rita, and have outdoor section of ride. Dark forest could be best area it has the potential..
 
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Re: Dark ride ideas

Sat Feb 03, 2018 3:11 pm

As long as they remaster the old advert and play it non-stop in the queue line I'll be happy.
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Re: Dark ride ideas

Sat Feb 03, 2018 6:27 pm

I don’t think you could get away with that now - advertising to children they should follow strangers based on bribes?
A lot of remastering would be required
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Sat Feb 03, 2018 8:18 pm

I'm kidding haha. It's a really weird advert.
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Re: Dark ride ideas

Wed Mar 14, 2018 2:49 pm

I came up with a new rain window. Sorry if it seems kind of obvious, I honestly don't know why this hasn't been used before.
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The first picture explains everything, I would love for someone to use this in their ride.
 
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Re: Dark ride ideas

Wed Mar 21, 2018 10:06 am

The Alpen Hotel Fun House at Winter Wonderland uses a similar effect, basic as it is. It would be good to see it used though as it is very simple!
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Re: Dark ride ideas

Wed Mar 28, 2018 6:25 pm

Thanks for letting me know Justin. I will look into that.
 
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Re: Dark ride ideas

Mon May 21, 2018 5:44 pm

I'm not sure if this was the orginal intention, but it was too costly, but I have an idea regarding The Smiler to fully enclose it.

It already has a large solid concrete base on which to build a structure and a compact layout that enclosing it wouldn't be a major issue.

It would show off the effects of the marmalizer much better, I rode smiler in bright sunlight which was nice, but it doesn't really draw your attention to the theming effects round the ride. It would also eliminate issues of running in high winds, not to mention it is the ride that, in terms of location, replaced black hole.
 
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Re: Dark ride ideas

Mon May 21, 2018 6:01 pm

To be honest, when I first saw The Smiler, I thought the exact same thing! The compact layout would provide for some great near misses that you couldn’t see coming, and they could have some more effects like on the Rock n’ Rollercoaster at Disney Paris. Only problem is that the GP would say it would be harder to get to if another “accident” occurred. :roll:
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Mon May 21, 2018 6:04 pm

The only issue I would have if The Smiler was enclosed would be what would it look like from the outside? Surely this would cause a bit on an eyesore? Having said that, I'd imagine the things that could be done on the inside could create a truly phenomenal experience, perhaps at a Disney level, if done well...
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Re: Dark ride ideas

Wed May 23, 2018 12:13 pm

It would be a bigger version of the Black Hole tent :lol 
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Re: Dark ride ideas

Wed May 23, 2018 9:25 pm

Interesting idea. A lot of people like watching the Smiler though, and it's an impressive looking thing, be a shame if you couldn't see it anymore
 
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Re: Dark ride ideas

Wed May 23, 2018 9:48 pm

Yep, that would be one of my main worries about covering the entire ride up.
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Re: Dark ride ideas

Thu May 24, 2018 7:28 pm

You could add windows around the ride allowing you to look in from various points in the queue at each of the effects of the marmalizer, and anything else they add.

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