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by davey_will1980
Tue Aug 20, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: Legoland Windsor Resort
Topic: Legoland Windsor Resort - General Discussion
Replies: 596
Views: 83217

Re: Legoland Windsor Resort - General Discussion

Anyone know exactly where in Duplo Land this will be? Is it replacing anything?  It’s going along the path connecting MINILAND and Duplo Valley. I don’t believe there are any existing attractions in the location. Cheers Lewis, I had a quick look there on Google Earth, figured it could be the only p...
by davey_will1980
Mon Aug 19, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: Legoland Windsor Resort
Topic: Legoland Windsor Resort - General Discussion
Replies: 596
Views: 83217

Re: Legoland Windsor Resort - General Discussion

Anyone know exactly where in Duplo Land this will be? Is it replacing anything? 
by davey_will1980
Mon Aug 19, 2019 3:42 pm
Forum: Legoland Windsor Resort
Topic: LEGO Ninjago World
Replies: 23
Views: 10048

Re: LEGO Ninjago World

Does anyone happen to know what the budget was for the ride? We've been a few times over the last few years and each time I think the theming and station are just amazing, the ride itself is fantastic for the UK, wish we had something similar at Alton.
by davey_will1980
Fri Jun 21, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort - Quick Questions
Replies: 1187
Views: 169128

Re: Alton towers hotel

Hi apologies if this has been asked many times before - am looking at staying at AT hotel for a night - how does it work with the two day ticket ‘included’ - do they supply an email or something that gets you into the park on the first day? Assuming you can’t book into hotel until the afternoon? an...
by davey_will1980
Tue Oct 09, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: Legoland Windsor Resort
Topic: Legoland Windsor Resort - Quick Questions
Replies: 1
Views: 3652

Re: Legoland Windsor Resort - Quick Questions

Hi, anyone know why the park is shut 24th and 25th April, looking to go for my boys birthday :( 

edit: this is for 2019.
by davey_will1980
Thu Jul 09, 2015 3:27 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: What Element of a ride do you like the most?
Replies: 122
Views: 26425

Re: What Element of a ride do you like the most?

If it's not limited to Alton then I'd probably say my favorite has to be the first drop on Manta in Florida where it puts you on your back, the force that pulls you with felt amazing.
by davey_will1980
Wed Jun 25, 2014 12:54 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Gardaland
Replies: 794
Views: 48795

Re: New B&M Dive Machine - Gardaland - Opening 2015

Altontowersbarlow wrote:

I think Merlin could be digging themselves a big hole here.


More Copying of Oblivion then :)
by davey_will1980
Wed May 28, 2014 9:13 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers - Quick Questions
Replies: 1214
Views: 120852

Re: Alton Towers - Quick Questions

Hi All, quick question which my friend has asked me about and I don't know the answer. He's going to go down to Alton later this year to visit the theme park, he's seen previously that they have the comeback tickets for the park, however do they do a similar thing for the water park, so that if he v...
by davey_will1980
Wed Jul 31, 2013 2:16 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler - General Discussion
Replies: 3162
Views: 500519

Re: The Smiler - General Discussion

The lack of any information is starting to feel a little ominous, normally by now we've got a reasonable guess / info from someone within the park as to why a ride is experiencing some down time, really hoping that it isn't a major problem, especially hoping that the post that someone had overheard ...
by davey_will1980
Tue Jul 30, 2013 12:22 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler - General Discussion
Replies: 3162
Views: 500519

Re: The Smiler - General Discussion

Anyone know why it's down again? Hoping that it's not another or the same bolt again.
by davey_will1980
Thu May 23, 2013 4:05 pm
Forum: The Smiler
Topic: The Smiler - Construction Discussion
Replies: 13567
Views: 1708341

Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

They did put it out yesterday didn't they? It's obviously national news for alton towers to put daybreak/ daily mirror and countless other people through the ride before general public... Come on they never made the decision 10 mins before the communication came out, the could have easily done somet...
by davey_will1980
Fri May 17, 2013 2:20 pm
Forum: The Smiler
Topic: The Smiler - Construction Discussion
Replies: 13567
Views: 1708341

Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Ha ha that just made me laugh, first few times we went to AT I was scared of coasters going upside down and would go on the black hole, first time asking does this go upside down because i'm not going on it if it does, seems ironic that on that sight now stands the coaster that goes upside down more...
by davey_will1980
Thu Apr 25, 2013 9:54 am
Forum: The Smiler
Topic: The Smiler - Construction Discussion
Replies: 13567
Views: 1708341

Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

After looking at MI7s pics this coaster looks amazing, the station buildings look pretty good, I'm just hoping that they haven't forgotten about the toilet block roof, although not sure what they can do with it, but it's going to look god awful compared to the rest of the area.
by davey_will1980
Mon Apr 15, 2013 5:24 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers - Quick Questions
Replies: 1214
Views: 120852

Re: Quick Questions

Thanks for that Lee, instructions are spot on, they will be getting on at Prestatyn so can get that Holyhead train etc.. Many thanks Dave I don't know where you are in N. Wales, so I'm going to presume you are on the HolyHead line. - Get the train from a mainline N.Wales station (Holyhead, Bangor, L...
by davey_will1980
Mon Apr 15, 2013 10:58 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers - Quick Questions
Replies: 1214
Views: 120852

Re: Quick Questions

Hi All, not sure if this is the best place to ask this or not so please move if it should be else where. Basically been asked by a friend what the best way to get to Alton Towers is via public transport, they are travelling from North Wales, I'm guessing it's a train to a station near the Towers the...
by davey_will1980
Tue Mar 05, 2013 9:16 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: 2013 Scarefest
Replies: 700
Views: 82196

Re: 2013 Scarefest

Totally agree, TOT is a fantastic scare maze, having been to halloween horror nights and busch gardens horror nights I still think TOT is the best maze I've been to, not having to do the conga with everyone else in the park is pretty much a good bonus :) It's been a rumour knocking about since the e...
by davey_will1980
Wed May 30, 2012 11:20 am
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Blackpool Pleasure Beach
Replies: 3080
Views: 185279

Re: Valhalla Frontage Refurbishment

Anybody have a before / after shot of the frontage?
by davey_will1980
Fri Mar 16, 2012 12:11 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort Future
Topic: SPOILERS - 2012: Nemesis Sub-Terra...
Replies: 420
Views: 49594

Re: SPOILERS - 2012: Nemesis Sub-Terra...

That description sounds like it's building up to be what I was expecting from the ride, I think it's going to be a good addition to the park, one of those guilty pleasures of a ride that some people will find riding as a 1 off is enough, but others will always enjoy the re-ride and the fun of it, al...
by davey_will1980
Tue Mar 13, 2012 10:18 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort Future
Topic: NO SPOILERS - 2012: Nemesis Sub-Terra... Part 2
Replies: 2695
Views: 337290

Re: 2012: Nemesis Sub-Terra... Part 2

While doing some routine excavation works, farmer Giles found........
by davey_will1980
Tue Jan 10, 2012 9:32 am
Forum: The Smiler
Topic: The Smiler - Speculation
Replies: 5277
Views: 718699

Re: The Smiler - Speculation

Hi Guys, Just had a thought, didn't someone win a competition to be on the team that planned SW7 ? or something along those lines, I'm just thinking if this truly is what was intended to be SW7 then do we know who won the competition? or have they not been announced to a) keep it secret or b) this i...