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by merm
Sun Jun 02, 2013 9:34 pm
Forum: The Smiler
Topic: The Smiler - Marketing
Replies: 1091
Views: 199532

Re: The Smiler - Marketing

Can't believe they had Gerry Cannell on-park today and had him stood opening a gate in normal staff uniform. what a treat it would have been for him to have been roaming the queue line as Dr Kelman especially with the big queues today, him and a few nurses would have gone down a treat I think.
by merm
Thu May 30, 2013 4:15 pm
Forum: The Smiler
Topic: The Smiler - Construction Discussion
Replies: 13567
Views: 1949152

Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

I'm due to have 2 days in Blackpool this weekend sat merlin stuff and sun BPB now not sure if to go to AT on Saturday instead then drive to Blackpool after. wish they would say yes or no to the opening.
by merm
Fri May 24, 2013 10:31 am
Forum: The Smiler
Topic: The Smiler - Construction Discussion
Replies: 13567
Views: 1949152

Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

A bit of news from peeps on park this morning! The whole of X Sector has been fenced off, so all rides there are unavailable ATM. Read into that what you like tbh ;) Come onnnnnnn surprise opening! [-o< I'm a hour away and waiting for a sign, bags packed ready to set off its like waiting for...
by merm
Fri May 24, 2013 10:28 am
Forum: The Smiler
Topic: The Smiler - Construction Discussion
Replies: 13567
Views: 1949152

Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

James97 wrote:
SpecyBeast wrote:
http://youtu.be/dPtQTB7tSSw?t=2m44s

Ooooh that Interview with one of the Smile Assistants, very very interesting !!

Why have they made it private  :(

I would liked to have seen this too but couldn't
by merm
Fri May 24, 2013 9:41 am
Forum: The Smiler
Topic: The Smiler - Construction Discussion
Replies: 13567
Views: 1949152

Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Didn't they do this on the day thirteen opened cordoned of dark forest I wonder if it will open today or tomorrow
by merm
Wed Nov 28, 2012 1:02 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Winter Wonderland - Hyde Park London
Replies: 444
Views: 47636

Re: Winter Wonderland - Hyde Park - 23rd November 2012-6th January 2013

Off this Saturday did anyone go on any of the ghost trains if so is there any worth going through please ?
by merm
Tue Jun 19, 2012 7:15 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: News: Reduced Attraction Operating Hours *Updated*
Replies: 75
Views: 12546

Re: News: Reduced Attraction Operating Hours

I just think it must be so annoying to the general visitor regarding thirteen it is as per advertising still one of the flagship rides and as you all will know still a early day crowd puller. Things like this are the difference between people making repeat visits or going home not happy. I also thin...
by merm
Sun Jun 10, 2012 10:12 am
Forum: Rest of World Parks & Attractions
Topic: LOST July 7th/8th
Replies: 0
Views: 868

LOST July 7th/8th

Not sure this is the best place to put this post if not sorry .... On 7th/8th July we open our first scare attraction under our company name Primrose unknown projects in aid of the Rotherham Hospice. And we invite any member to come and visit LOST, in the house with no name 3 floors 7 rooms and a 20...
by merm
Tue May 15, 2012 4:16 pm
Forum: Trip Reports, Planning & More
Topic: ScareCON
Replies: 22
Views: 2955

Re: ScareCON

It could have been worse he could have eaten the heart stuffed with broken light bulbs lol
by merm
Sat May 12, 2012 1:50 pm
Forum: Trip Reports, Planning & More
Topic: ScareCON
Replies: 22
Views: 2955

Re: ScareCON

sorry  i didnt realise you was Colin lol....... the costume was great. It was a great experiance the scare rooms loved the fun of running round scaring people some of the room were realy scared
by merm
Fri May 11, 2012 9:43 pm
Forum: Trip Reports, Planning & More
Topic: ScareCON
Replies: 22
Views: 2955

Re: ScareCON

lol owe yeah........And we scare for the fun of it
by merm
Fri May 11, 2012 7:21 pm
Forum: Trip Reports, Planning & More
Topic: ScareCON
Replies: 22
Views: 2955

Re: ScareCON

not sure about the lockable wardrobe but i spent a lot of time last night hid in wardrobes, so i dont think so it was everything goes very funny to see grown men curled in a ball lol
by merm
Fri May 11, 2012 7:03 pm
Forum: Trip Reports, Planning & More
Topic: ScareCON
Replies: 22
Views: 2955

Re: ScareCON

it was starting to get mad when we left and i heard that it had got messy ............i think i used all the toilet paper and pontins mags  stood over a bed scattering it like confetti while the girls screamed ...lol the beds where starting to get moved then......bet the maids where happy whats...
by merm
Fri May 11, 2012 4:35 pm
Forum: Trip Reports, Planning & More
Topic: ScareCON
Replies: 22
Views: 2955

Re: ScareCON

enjoyed meeting you for a quick chat did you last all night in the scare room. You seemed to be doing ok when we left about 4-4.30. Enjoyed the day loads was a great event. 
by merm
Sat Apr 21, 2012 2:58 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort Future
Topic: The Future of Gloomy Wood- Upgrades Ideas
Replies: 93
Views: 13554

Re: The Future of Gloomy Wood- Upgrades Ideas

With the dungeons at London maybe moving and not all the stuff moving with it vengeance would fit in gloomy wood and not take up much space Very nicely
by merm
Sat Apr 21, 2012 2:33 pm
Forum: Trip Reports, Planning & More
Topic: ScareCON
Replies: 22
Views: 2955

Re: ScareCON

We're going for the second year in a row, we stayed in a scareroom last year and were one of 3 rooms which made it through till dawn. It was an incredible and terrifying experience which really pushed the boundaries. The seminars were really great with a nice mix of attractions providing a wealth o...
by merm
Fri Apr 20, 2012 8:08 pm
Forum: Trip Reports, Planning & More
Topic: ScareCON
Replies: 22
Views: 2955

Re: ScareCON

Yeah we are there all day and night was asked if we wanted act in the scare rooms but Sarah would be asleep before the punters lol.......fri is merlin stuff.....there is a ghost bus too called the gravedigger from Ireland. Not dressing up at the scareball hoping to do a bit of networking and loads o...
by merm
Fri Apr 20, 2012 8:32 am
Forum: Trip Reports, Planning & More
Topic: ScareCON
Replies: 22
Views: 2955

Re: ScareCON

gazag wrote:
yes, me fredward and oli have a scare room and will be there for the whole event

very excited


The scare rooms look good not sure you will get much sleep lol
by merm
Thu Apr 19, 2012 8:00 pm
Forum: Trip Reports, Planning & More
Topic: ScareCON
Replies: 22
Views: 2955

ScareCON

Is any of you off to scareCON in Blackpool this year ??......
We are off with our home haunt and charity scare attractions .....
by merm
Mon Feb 20, 2012 9:04 pm
Forum: Trip Reports, Planning & More
Topic: MINI MEET: Alton Towers - 19th February 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 3418

Re: MINI MEET: Alton Towers - 19th February 2012

Had a great day today! Was great to meet Merm + 1 :D - sorry you guys seemed to vanish sometime later on! But it was good to see you :) The park generally was really lovely today - the weather was cool but clear. Really look forward to Main Season now! 4 weeks, 6 days to go! :D Sorry lost you when ...