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Re: If You could bring back one past ride?

Thu Dec 20, 2012 7:39 am

The Tea Cups :roll:
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Re: If You could bring back one past ride?

Fri Jan 11, 2013 2:08 pm

Toyland - Corkie - Old Haunted House - 3D Cinema - Thunder Looper  :D
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Re: If You could bring back one past ride?

Fri Jan 11, 2013 2:25 pm

Thunder looper  :) I never saw this ride and it looks epic.
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Re: If You could bring back one past ride?

Mon Jan 21, 2013 12:50 am

The Black Hole - I know this isn'y possible now with SW7, but I only got to ride it once and I remember it being brilliant. Failing that, Toylnad Tours if only for the music!!
 
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Re: If You could bring back one past ride?

Mon Jan 21, 2013 1:34 am

I'm sure we can find a second hand 'Jet star' and stick it in the circus tent... now there is an idea for a low investment year! LOL
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Re: If You could bring back one past ride?

Mon Jan 21, 2013 4:47 am

Haunted House, Toyland Tours, Black Hole :)

Any of those!
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Re: If You could bring back one past ride?

Thu Jan 31, 2013 6:12 pm

I was lucky enough to ride Corkscrew in '06, but that would have to be the ride I brought back. It was the foundations of the Alton we see today
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If You could bring back one past ride?

Sun Feb 03, 2013 11:10 pm

Corkscrew or Black Hole, I loved Corkscrew and I never rode The Black Hole
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Re: If You could bring back one past ride?

Thu Feb 07, 2013 1:37 pm

Would definately bring back the corkscrew and UG LAND. I remember the catchy music from ug land and when i hear it, it just sticks in my head for the whole day lol! love it
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Re: If You could bring back one past ride?

Fri Feb 22, 2013 1:58 pm

For nostalgic value only, the Corkscrew. Hearing the whine of its lift hill motor is Alton Towers IMO.

Besides, my lasting memory of it is riding it at night in the front row, blasting through its circuit with bucket loads of air time.
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Mon Mar 04, 2013 10:15 pm

Mine would have to be Corkscrew and Black Hole - I like in the dark coasters - fav being Rock n Rollacoaster - can't beat a dark coaster with Aerosmith blasting through the restraints *rock on*
 
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Sun Mar 10, 2013 1:56 pm

I'd bring back Rita.... Personally I thought it was a great ride experience, just placed completely in the wrong section of the park ! I was happy to see it relocated at the time as it lead to the long awaited & needed development of the Dark Forrest to reach it's full potential that we all knew it had, but Rita was holding back. The park's management were able to add a couple of extremely well themed flats, increase the onslaught of the Vines over the courtyard to include Hex in the DF's line up...

As a side effect, it was great to have seen Rita relocated to another Merlin park which was previously struggling with investment and was also able to fit it's flat footprint into their park relatively easy.


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Re: If You could bring back one past ride?

Mon Mar 11, 2013 2:44 pm

Energizer!
Only rode it as Boneshaker, so missed out on it being good :P

Although I do think it looked really good in it's Ug Land guise, I miss Ug Land :(
 
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Re: If You could bring back one past ride?

Mon Mar 11, 2013 4:17 pm

The Corkscrew by far. It was the only roller coaster with a decent history at AT behind it. I still think to this day that it was a great, thriling experience.
 
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Re: If You could bring back one past ride?

Mon Mar 11, 2013 6:05 pm

Toyland tours, no doubt about it, and that's not simply because Sonic was in there!

A dark ride where it didn't matter where you looked, there was always something happening. It was colourful, it's theme tune was memorable and it was just an amazing British-born dark ride. More of that I say!
 
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Re: If You could bring back one past ride?

Tue Apr 30, 2013 10:35 pm

Short and sweet- I miss the corkscrew  :tears: :anger:
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Re: If You could bring back one past ride?

Tue Apr 30, 2013 11:28 pm

corkscrew - end of
 
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Re: If You could bring back one past ride?

Wed May 01, 2013 12:36 pm

I used to love the graviton lol.  I think thunder looper was great too although I was quite young when I went on it, I think if they combined thunder looper with rita (I know it would never happen) it would make for a much better ride
 
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Re: If You could bring back one past ride?

Tue May 14, 2013 12:52 pm

CORKY, never rode it, REALLY wish I had the chance to
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Re: If You could bring back one past ride?

Sat Jun 08, 2013 1:46 pm

1001 nights, thunderlooper are candidates. But for me the haunted house restored to former Glory with new digital mapping.

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