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by hell lepard
Thu Sep 10, 2020 5:54 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Oakwood
Replies: 882
Views: 104580

Re: Oakwood

I think the immediate future for this park is to target families.
Make spooky 3D story ride instead of spooky.
The space by speed could be the next area worked on I think.
As it’s quite flat.
by hell lepard
Thu Apr 27, 2017 2:42 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Oakwood
Replies: 882
Views: 104580

Re: Oakwood

According to comments on facebook bounce is permanently closed now
by hell lepard
Wed Jan 20, 2016 6:53 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Gateway resort llanelli
Replies: 0
Views: 1391

Gateway resort llanelli

http://www.llanellistar.co.uk/Plan-brin ... story.html
Hello :lol . thought id post this as it could really kill Oakwoods visitor numbers if or when built. any thoughts?
by hell lepard
Fri May 16, 2014 3:57 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Drayton Manor
Replies: 3232
Views: 219215

Re: Oakwood developments

Has anyone seen that they are opening a sleepy hollow area within the park I've found rumours on the web
by hell lepard
Wed Aug 21, 2013 2:23 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Oakwood
Replies: 882
Views: 104580

Re: Oakwood 2014

A rapids ride wouldn't be a stand out ride for the park. An Invert is a nice idea but I'd rather the extra woody as it is oakwood by name
by hell lepard
Tue Aug 20, 2013 2:06 am
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Oakwood
Replies: 882
Views: 104580

Oakwood 2014

My question is after buying so many second hand rides this year and creating never land. Will they now incorporate a true thrill ride to bring in the older guests again?. It's meant to be a five year investment.  I'm just hoping its not completely family. they have a woody and an euro fighter b...
by hell lepard
Thu Aug 02, 2012 10:45 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Oakwood
Replies: 882
Views: 104580

oakwoods lack of new attractions and cheesy dive show

Its now midway through the year of 2012 and still no hype or news of a new attraction at the park.. fair enough painting it and stuff. I believe the park has lost its way, it had a steady growth leading up to speed and to be honest has never improved on it, now visitor numbers have dropped rather th...
by hell lepard
Wed Mar 28, 2012 8:21 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Oakwood
Replies: 882
Views: 104580

Re: Official Oakwood Thread!

new season. no new attraction they are dying now. paint wont bring in the guests.
by hell lepard
Tue Dec 13, 2011 9:15 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Oakwood
Replies: 882
Views: 104580

Re: Official Oakwood Thread!

its probably a new take on a corkscrew coaster they wouldnt think outside the box.
but why would everyone say a corksrew other parks are removing them now for updated coasters.
it makes no sence to me.
by hell lepard
Sat Sep 10, 2011 9:26 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort Future
Topic: 2012: Nemesis - What Lies Beneath - Part 1
Replies: 1808
Views: 203089

Re: 2012: New Attractions

It could be the robot arm system to throw you off the walls towards the theming with a bility to twist they would take the same space as the drop tower but the machinery would also be under the floor and i doubt the harry potter theme park still have exclusive rights cow the park has launched their ...
by hell lepard
Sun Jul 10, 2011 8:11 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Oakwood
Replies: 882
Views: 104580

Re: Oakwood: general discussion 2011

Been to oakwood today noticed new work on the megaphobia shop and a new fixed sign being built. no signs of construction or landscaping either. hate to say it but i expect year 6 without new attractions. i also think there is no buzz there anymore no as alton call it magic. rides have now gone into ...
by hell lepard
Tue Jun 07, 2011 6:46 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort Future
Topic: Interesting Wardley Sightings
Replies: 71
Views: 10164

Re: Interesting Wardley Sightings

If they made a ride like this I would be dissapointed because they already have a soaker ride. They need a ride that has jets that can be turned off. The concept is a coaster so the all year round aspect of a ride like this would be useless. They need a rapids river that could be a splashdown and st...
by hell lepard
Mon Apr 25, 2011 8:25 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Oakwood
Replies: 882
Views: 104580

Re: Oakwood's "Hydro" becomes "Drenched"

its like oblivian with a wave but im convinced the old boats were better.
another question is the rebrand a new way of drawing atention to a new restraint because recent ones stop most people from riding it and the procedure is very slow
by hell lepard
Mon Apr 25, 2011 7:08 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Oakwood
Replies: 882
Views: 104580

Re: Oakwood's "Hydro" becomes "Drenched"

are the water cannons working now?
and is there any sign of a coaster to back the new logo that looks like the corckscrew that sits in the entrance of alton towers
by hell lepard
Mon Mar 21, 2011 7:36 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Thirteen: One Year On
Replies: 68
Views: 5840

Re: Thirteen: One Year On

understanding the ride was not for us, it is not world class for its target the younger ones and hopefully when sw7 turns up the true theming will be there with the trees tight to the track
by hell lepard
Wed Mar 09, 2011 6:21 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Oakwood
Replies: 882
Views: 104580

Re: Oakwood's "Hydro" becomes "Drenched"

You say that. When you see the wave you'll be the first running to it. Especially when you've already rode half the park by 10:30.
by hell lepard
Mon Mar 07, 2011 7:56 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Oakwood
Replies: 882
Views: 104580

Re: Oakwood's "Hydro" becomes "Drenched"

i now think that hydro has a new ride system and theres a new flat ride in the park. doubt the sponsership but drenched should have a good theme aswell. got to be a new boat design and a heavier boat to make the turn with half a load. if it doesnt then all they got is a less effective name and a few...
by hell lepard
Thu Dec 30, 2010 8:49 pm
Forum: Rest of World Parks & Attractions
Topic: new ride concepts and unique track designs for any park
Replies: 0
Views: 727

new ride concepts and unique track designs for any park

Id like to start this topic by either taking existing rides and adding or improving forces or just increasong speed or height. To start the concept ive seen after running a search of coaters is to see prototype coasters against the next one after. I looked at perilouse plunge against hydro first and...
by hell lepard
Sun Dec 26, 2010 6:58 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Oakwood
Replies: 882
Views: 104580

Re: Official Oakwood Thread!

thats what i thought ---- Post Info Added ---- after some time thinking i have thought what was the reason for oakwood going weak. hydro accident. do you remember the train ever having to be 3/4 full to make it round the track or it having to be modified so that the water doesn't hit the bridge as h...
by hell lepard
Sat Dec 11, 2010 4:41 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Oakwood
Replies: 882
Views: 104580

Re: Official Oakwood Thread!

any construction int the park this year?