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by NecronomiconUK
Mon Jun 10, 2013 11:31 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler - General Discussion
Replies: 3162
Views: 505591

Re: The Smiler - General Discussion

Rob-TT wrote:
The problem as confirmed is a computer glitch and a trim.

Confirmed by whom?
by NecronomiconUK
Mon Jun 10, 2013 10:54 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler - General Discussion
Replies: 3162
Views: 505591

Re: The Smiler - General Discussion

It will be - All trains have made it through the whole circuit for well over a week now - there is no reason why this should be an issue with anything else but 1 train. I wouldn't be so sure. At this point we don't have a clue what's causing the problem. Maybe it's a specific train or maybe it's a ...
by NecronomiconUK
Mon Jun 10, 2013 9:27 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort Future
Topic: The Future Of Congo River Rapids
Replies: 24
Views: 3392

Re: The Future Of Congo River Rapids

Beside a bit of spit and polish every so often, the rapids are perfect. It's one of the only rides my GF or mum will go on and it would be a mistake to turn it into anything like a thrill ride.
by NecronomiconUK
Thu Jun 06, 2013 6:51 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler - General Discussion
Replies: 3162
Views: 505591

Re: The Smiler - General Discussion

ItsReece wrote:
I qued 4 hours from 9 - 12:30 worth every second  :moj

There's no way in hell I'm gonna queue for that sort of time when I visit next week. That is completely ridiculous.
by NecronomiconUK
Mon Jun 03, 2013 12:04 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort History
Topic: Accidents at Alton Towers
Replies: 74
Views: 38054

Re: Accidents at Alton Towers

I remember hearing a story a few years ago that a girl had been injured on Nemesis due to some kid throwing a coin at the train as it went through the first helix. Any truth to that?
by NecronomiconUK
Mon Jun 03, 2013 10:01 am
Forum: Trip Reports, Planning & More
Topic: The 'How busy will it be?' Topic
Replies: 545
Views: 121929

Re: The 'How busy will it be?' Topic

Any thoughts on likely levels of busy next Tuesday (11th)?

Still thinking of what order to do the park, thinking The Smiler might be just too mental first thing in the morning.
by NecronomiconUK
Fri May 31, 2013 1:24 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler - General Discussion
Replies: 3162
Views: 505591

Re: The Smiler - General Discussion

Any word on the Inoculator? Do you actually get hit by the jets or is it a near miss?
by NecronomiconUK
Fri May 31, 2013 10:28 am
Forum: The Smiler
Topic: The Smiler - Construction Discussion
Replies: 13567
Views: 1721307

Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

sully1311 wrote:
Two trains? Wow the queues are going to be stupidly long

Two trains going round but probably one in station loading and one on the break run.
by NecronomiconUK
Fri May 31, 2013 9:48 am
Forum: The Smiler
Topic: The Smiler - Construction Discussion
Replies: 13567
Views: 1721307

Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Seems a bit crazy to allow large numbers of people to queue now if they knew it wasn't gonna open at 10
by NecronomiconUK
Thu May 30, 2013 3:18 pm
Forum: The Smiler
Topic: The Smiler - Construction Discussion
Replies: 13567
Views: 1721307

Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Image
Looks like there might be some finger wagging over running the adverts when the ride was closed
by NecronomiconUK
Thu May 30, 2013 2:21 pm
Forum: The Smiler
Topic: The Smiler - Construction Discussion
Replies: 13567
Views: 1721307

Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

I suppose if you were desperate you could queue up and then just walk straight through and not ride it, that way you would get the full queue experience and see the station building but not have to ride it My GF doesn't like rollercoasters but she will normally queue with us and pass through the st...
by NecronomiconUK
Thu May 30, 2013 1:55 pm
Forum: The Smiler
Topic: The Smiler - Construction Discussion
Replies: 13567
Views: 1721307

Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

pjb012 wrote:
AT could do with opening The Smiler right now to tackle some of those other queue times. I noticed that Sonic Spinball was 2hrs earlier on.  :shock:

The joys of half term
by NecronomiconUK
Thu May 23, 2013 2:41 pm
Forum: The Smiler
Topic: The Smiler - Construction Discussion
Replies: 13567
Views: 1721307

Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Let's just hope that when it does finally open it's not as bad as Air's first few weeks. Ouch...
by NecronomiconUK
Wed May 22, 2013 12:47 pm
Forum: The Smiler
Topic: The Smiler - Construction Discussion
Replies: 13567
Views: 1721307

Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Seriously? No one managed to hit print screen?
by NecronomiconUK
Mon May 20, 2013 12:47 pm
Forum: The Smiler
Topic: The Smiler - Construction Discussion
Replies: 13567
Views: 1721307

Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

I'm sure the opening glitches won't be anywhere near as bad as Air's were, ouch...