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by likemike
Tue Nov 11, 2008 7:41 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort History
Topic: Cadbury's Chocolate Shop?
Replies: 37
Views: 11893

Re: Cadbury's Chocolate Shop?

I remember the Cadbury's chocolate house, it used to stand right near Toyland Tours. I wonder where it is now?

must be a long see....
by likemike
Fri Nov 07, 2008 5:36 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort History
Topic: corkscrew early years
Replies: 10
Views: 2179

Re: corkscrew early years

I remember seeing in a newspaper or article of the early days when Emma Bunton (one of the Spice girls) riding the Corkscrew i think i'm not sure this was actually true.

I think i saw a good image of her riding it on the t-park website...

:D:D:D:D:D:D
by likemike
Wed Nov 05, 2008 8:23 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort History
Topic: Before Hex ?
Replies: 15
Views: 6593

Re: Before Hex ?

maybe he's right perhaps its just the castle that was there before hex and alton towers was built after all there was a 15th earl according to hex and what we see now. Its just into ruin and decay for the earls but the castle stays longer than it seems. Yet more likely the whole castle is more likel...
by likemike
Wed Oct 29, 2008 9:55 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort History
Topic: Gloomy wood Images
Replies: 6
Views: 3758

Re: Gloomy wood Images

The shots i took were from my alton towers 2005 album in a folder called "Mustek and Casio" ---- Post Info Added ---- I prefer the Zombie Bites and Witches Kitchen Takeaway outlets that would of stayed they had a really good theme and always a great name but why did they had to really chan...
by likemike
Wed Oct 15, 2008 9:05 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Scarefest 2008
Replies: 688
Views: 84076

Re: Scarefest 2008

The ScareFest 2008 is gonna be awsome i just can't wait till i see some good pics of Duel Live on Friday anyone got some construction picz of the Scarefest preperations. With Duel Live its going to be a bit confusing for the people because its ever so dark in there and the animatronics might get in...
by likemike
Mon Oct 13, 2008 8:41 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort History
Topic: The Haunted House (Rethemed)
Replies: 53
Views: 25500

When did you go on the Haunted House and what year? I went in March 2001. always look at the date on the ride photo when it was taken that'll juice up some memories. ---- Post Info Added ---- This is a bit strange and unsual the Skeleton Bill effect used to have a wig on his hair in the photo but no...
by likemike
Sat Oct 11, 2008 10:40 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: My Haunted House Art
Replies: 9
Views: 1663

Re: My Haunted House Art

brilliant dude its brilliant... you are a masterpiece at this.

:D:D:DD:D


i give that a fivestar rating

*****/*****
by likemike
Sat Oct 11, 2008 7:06 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Ride Queueboards
Replies: 36
Views: 2910

Ride Queueboards

I really like them ride Queueboards while were in Alton Towers in these years. You know the electric boards.

the thing is i only know there is one place for them boards. There is one in Towers Street. But i am a little confused and lost where the others are?
by likemike
Sat Oct 11, 2008 6:56 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Ghost of Staffordshire dvd
Replies: 5
Views: 1045

Re: Ghost of Staffordshire dvd

I saw the bit on the video where he goes and investigates around the haunted house. That sort of got some memories back, but when was this aired or shot in???

possibly late 90's just like that Magic Factory documentary.
by likemike
Sat Oct 11, 2008 6:18 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort History
Topic: toyland tours memorys
Replies: 33
Views: 14649

Re: toyland tours memorys

I used to love TT and it was my best-loved ride sooooooooooo much and why did it had to go i was so upset and infact i nearly cried my eyes out when that went. But to a memory and a great ride friend i had a nice photo to go with the memories. http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr9/Blackhole1988/Al...
by likemike
Sat Oct 11, 2008 2:09 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Haunted House sound systems
Replies: 9
Views: 1612

Re: Haunted House sound systems

i know what they are guys i was still wondering if they'd been used for the music..... this is rather confusing.... Boneshaker!!!!

:?:?:?:?:?:?:?:?:?:?



Image
by likemike
Fri Oct 10, 2008 7:01 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort History
Topic: The Nemesis Room
Replies: 17
Views: 4720

Re: The Nemesis Room

I had a toy recorder and took it to alton towers once back in 2003. And I did say something about the nemesis room i was something like this i said "well here we are in the nemesis room" thats what i remember saying. This was also recorded and played after when I did a ride recording of T...
by likemike
Fri Oct 10, 2008 6:46 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort History
Topic: Gloomy wood Images
Replies: 6
Views: 3758

Re: Gloomy wood Images

i have a few good Gloomy Wood images when i went to Alton Towers back in 2005. http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr9/Blackhole1988/Alton%20Towers%202005/Gloomywood.jpg http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr9/Blackhole1988/Alton%20Towers%202005/DuelatAltonTowers.jpg http://i464.photobucket.com/albums...
by likemike
Thu Oct 09, 2008 11:06 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort History
Topic: Your First Day at Alton
Replies: 94
Views: 21448

Re: Your First Day at Alton

my trip to Alton Towers was a very long time ago back in the middle of March 2000. Where I had my Alton Towers adventures, the weather wasn't that bad after all bit cloudy but i managed to go on the rides though. My first ever ride at Alton Towers was the Black Hole I was a bit nervous and scared t...
by likemike
Tue Oct 07, 2008 11:22 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort History
Topic: My Alton Towers ride drawings
Replies: 12
Views: 2588

Re: My Alton Towers ride drawings

here are are two good ones to start off. http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr9/Blackhole1988/Alton%20Towers%20ride%20drawings/Boneshaker.jpg http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr9/Blackhole1988/Alton%20Towers%20ride%20drawings/nemesis.jpg I will upload more on Photobucket as soon as possble. ---- ...
by likemike
Tue Oct 07, 2008 9:43 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort History
Topic: My Alton Towers ride drawings
Replies: 12
Views: 2588

My Alton Towers ride drawings

I am doing some good ride drawings from the ones at Alton Towers and I was hoping I would like to show the good ones i have been doing so far. If you like them please comment.
by likemike
Tue Oct 07, 2008 7:22 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Haunted House sound systems
Replies: 9
Views: 1612

Haunted House sound systems

does anyone know what the sound systems were used for before duel was around and the haunted house was still in Alton Towers because I was wondering to see if anyone knew about them?

if anybody knows its on HauntedOne.
by likemike
Tue Oct 07, 2008 7:11 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Duel: General Discussion
Replies: 524
Views: 54220

Re: Duel Lighting

what effects from the Haunted House lighting is worked on so far??
by likemike
Mon Oct 06, 2008 11:16 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort History
Topic: Boneshaker
Replies: 40
Views: 12918

Re: Boneshaker

I think i found another boneshaker ride when I went to Terra Mitica and there it was called the Akiles but it did move and act out like the one at Alton Towers. http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr9/Blackhole1988/Terra%20Mitica/Akiles.jpg ---- EDIT ---- then again here is my shot of Boneshaker (sa...
by likemike
Mon Oct 06, 2008 10:34 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Hex
Replies: 27
Views: 3303

Re: Hex scary thing on the ride

here are some images and shots i took from my AT videos. http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr9/Blackhole1988/Alton%20Towers%202006/Alton%20Towers%20moviemaking/Hexface.jpg http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr9/Blackhole1988/Alton%20Towers%202006/Alton%20Towers%20moviemaking/HexTreepeepingthrough.j...