UK theme parks from another point of view!

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by MostMagicalCat
Tue Nov 23, 2010 8:31 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The John Wardley Interview - Questions
Replies: 175
Views: 21526

Re: The John Wardley Interview - Submit Your Questions NOW!

Not posted for a while, so here goes. Do you think this on going trend of movie franchises such as charlie and the chocolate factory or the sherk(rumour?) and saw the ride, have a detrimental effect to the imaginations of roller-coaster/ride designers coming up with original concepts for theme parks...
by MostMagicalCat
Sat Jan 16, 2010 11:13 pm
Forum: Trip Reports & Planning
Topic: Heading To The North...
Replies: 11
Views: 1740

Re: Heading To The North...

What about Scotland? :D Ah yes, and the world's worst excuse for a ghost train. [/quote] Ah a cadonas survivor :lol: Never thought anyone here would have been on that ghost train, it sooo crap its not even funny! 30 seconds of WTF! :lol: (i personally don't mind the generic rooftop pinfari "lo...
by MostMagicalCat
Wed Jan 06, 2010 3:32 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort Future
Topic: Air Tunnel
Replies: 604
Views: 108883

Re: Air Tunnel

Just leave the tunnel as it is so we all got something to moan about in the pre season...i love to, dont you... :P :wink:
by MostMagicalCat
Wed Jan 06, 2010 3:06 pm
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Drayton Manor
Replies: 3232
Views: 250015

Re: Themeing Removed From Ride At Drayton Manor

are there plans to close Pirates Adventure in the future? If they ever did i wonder of they would keep the ride system and complete a retheme, Gut the ride and open ride ride within the building or if they knocked the building down would create a large amount of space for new rides attractions. I H...
by MostMagicalCat
Sat Jan 02, 2010 5:44 pm
Forum: Trip Reports & Planning
Topic: Campsites with static`s for hire near The london parks?
Replies: 3
Views: 1327

Re: Campsites with static`s for hire near The london parks?

Tried the enquiry form so will see if they get back to me. Thanks for the post, it looks like a great location, did not see that one online
by MostMagicalCat
Sat Jan 02, 2010 4:13 pm
Forum: Trip Reports & Planning
Topic: Campsites with static`s for hire near The london parks?
Replies: 3
Views: 1327

Campsites with static`s for hire near The london parks?

Hi there TTF hoping one of you delightfully members have any idea of a campsite with static caravans for hire near Thorpe and Chesington. I think as far as 40 mins away is great. T he online searches are terrible, i keep getting re directed to campsites that dont have any statics! The idea is with h...
by MostMagicalCat
Fri Nov 20, 2009 7:00 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: What promotional bans would you like to see in 2010?
Replies: 57
Views: 6107

Re: What promotional bans would you like to see in 2010?

hee hee vik i miss areos big style theirs no replacement for that, i got weak 2 years back and knowing what i know it just tasted bitter!as the wise duck said Cadburys is a better product anyway although i did poop my pants when nestle planned to buy it. edit- and to the pushchair haters, i switched...
by MostMagicalCat
Fri Nov 20, 2009 3:09 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Rude staff!?!?!?
Replies: 79
Views: 11125

Re: Rude staff!?!?!?

Never used dummies, it wouldn't have hurt just to give her a seat for 2 mins also had a todler with us who was slow moving.we had already made our way at speed to get to the KC area because they had a dry cafe, i was unaware it didnt open for 30 mins. i would never laugh at anyone with a baby needin...
by MostMagicalCat
Fri Nov 20, 2009 2:50 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Rude staff!?!?!?
Replies: 79
Views: 11125

Re: Rude staff!?!?!?

There was none nearby its kind of inbetween feeding areas, believe me if we were close i would have rather went in, it was the pillocks laughing about it that peed me off . normally we would have just done it on a bench but it was really pouring down that day.
by MostMagicalCat
Fri Nov 20, 2009 2:18 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Rude staff!?!?!?
Replies: 79
Views: 11125

Re: Rude staff!?!?!?

Had a few experiences but for the most part its been fine, but the last time i visited i was a bit appalled. It was about 1030 am and we were beside KC and my son Jules(at the time was 5 months old) was needing a feed, being nursed by his mum she needed somewhere to sit. it was pouring of rain outsi...
by MostMagicalCat
Fri Nov 20, 2009 1:55 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: What promotional bans would you like to see in 2010?
Replies: 57
Views: 6107

Re: What promotional bans would you like to see in 2010?

Nestle should get banned! i cant believe alton would take money from this lot! Now i cant get any choc at the towers because they aligned themselves to those baby killers.Poor show Alton, get back Cadbury!
by MostMagicalCat
Tue Nov 17, 2009 10:45 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Clean up Oblivion!
Replies: 63
Views: 7827

Re: Clean up Oblivion!

X sectors not that bad, all it needs is a lick of paint and something where the black hole used to be...but i cant see any point in that at the moment while ug-lands getting its re-theme. It would make more sense to sort it out when the whole area is getting an overhall and im sure that will happen ...
by MostMagicalCat
Sun Nov 01, 2009 4:08 pm
Forum: Trip Reports & Planning
Topic: Port Aventura - October 09. *Picture Heavy*
Replies: 6
Views: 2332

Re: Port Aventura - October 09. *Picture Heavy*

I was there 7 days on the trot(phew) at the beginning of October and over all the Halloween stuff was quite minimal compaired to other years, the had a limited number of characters out and shows were pretty much the same, still more than any other uk park.And this has to be one of my favorite parks ...
by MostMagicalCat
Sun May 24, 2009 12:23 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Smoking at Alton Towers
Replies: 79
Views: 9697

Re: Smoking at Alton Towers

I Had the worst experience in the queue for rita last time i was at the towers(early April). There was a 3 guys and 2 girls behind myself and my daughter and rita queue was one of the "why did i enter stage". But these folks were smoking and skinning up large amounts of weed. Now i am a ve...
by MostMagicalCat
Wed Mar 25, 2009 10:33 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Quick Questions 2009
Replies: 1029
Views: 111280

Re: Quick Questions 2009

couldn't see the second day free mate, but found the £20 deal....would you get towers 2 at the park with that?
by MostMagicalCat
Mon Mar 23, 2009 7:04 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Quick Questions 2009
Replies: 1029
Views: 111280

Re: Quick Questions 2009

I can answer from experance but it was before merlin took over.

2 years ago we picked up a family annual pass without my daughter there(at alton). we also had my son who is one there and anybody under 4 is free.

so it should be okaly dolkaly :D
by MostMagicalCat
Sun Mar 22, 2009 4:33 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Quick Questions 2009
Replies: 1029
Views: 111280

Re: Quick Questions 2009

thanks for the info Astro, esp about Towers2, Damn good value! will give them a ring if no one can elaborate next week.

Going on 8th April, after going 2 twice a year or so for 5 years and then having the last 2 years away from the park, looking forward to see if the park has changed much.
by MostMagicalCat
Sun Mar 22, 2009 2:21 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Quick Questions 2009
Replies: 1029
Views: 111280

Re: Quick Questions 2009

Hi quick question Well 2 Questions really I am visiting with my tribe(first time in 2 years woop) and i have some logistical questions. i have 1 clubcard ticket, using that ticket are you entitled to this new ERT thing, as the rest of the family are booking 2 day tickets online(which allows ERT). Fo...
by MostMagicalCat
Tue Mar 17, 2009 12:28 pm
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Drayton Manor
Replies: 3232
Views: 250015

Re: Visit to Drayton Manor

"Spike" wrote:
I do like Excalibur though which I don't really like admitting as people seem to think it's awful I like the chilled element to it.


Dont worry i to enjoy a little hurl around on that aswell. kinda like chill out time(like the good old swans at alton).
by MostMagicalCat
Sat Mar 14, 2009 7:31 pm
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Drayton Manor
Replies: 3232
Views: 250015

Re: Visit to Drayton Manor

I Really like the pirate adventure one as well, has some really nice theming and while not in anyway original, it works well.
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