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by NemmyJunkie
Sun Jun 09, 2013 10:31 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler - General Discussion
Replies: 3167
Views: 544854

Re: The Smiler - General Discussion

I went on The Smiler twice today - Both in the single rider which was about 30mins long & both on front row. It was absolutely amazing! I don't think I'll ever get bored riding it & also had a nice spray of water! I heard this little boy say it made me giggle "daaad, I've been marmalade...
by NemmyJunkie
Fri Jun 07, 2013 7:21 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler - General Discussion
Replies: 3167
Views: 544854

Re: The Smiler - General Discussion

^ The only sort of pass I can think of is the parent & child one, but not initially sure.
by NemmyJunkie
Thu Jun 06, 2013 10:50 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler - General Discussion
Replies: 3167
Views: 544854

Re: The Smiler - General Discussion

I was there today & queued since 9:30 - the ride didn't fully open until 11am & then got on the ride at 12:50ish. I was stuck with my friend just before the vertical lift hill for about 10 minutes. We then asked about fast passes (as I booked a day off work etc) but the lady said that she d...
by NemmyJunkie
Thu Jun 06, 2013 10:00 pm
Forum: Trip Reports, Planning & More
Topic: The Smiler
Replies: 156
Views: 56640

Re: The Smiler

Amazing - the amount of air time, twists & turns and different elements it has is immense ! :)
by NemmyJunkie
Thu Jun 06, 2013 9:54 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: So has The Smiler topped Nemesis?
Replies: 135
Views: 31436

Re: So has The Smiler topped Nemesis?

I think I need to change my name to SmilerJunkie - I really think it was an amazing ride :)
by NemmyJunkie
Thu Jun 06, 2013 9:50 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler - General Discussion
Replies: 3167
Views: 544854

Re: The Smiler - General Discussion

I was there today & queued since 9:30 - the ride didn't fully open until 11am & then got on the ride at 12:50ish. I was stuck with my friend just before the vertical lift hill for about 10 minutes. We then asked about fast passes (as I booked a day off work etc) but the lady said that she do...
by NemmyJunkie
Mon Apr 29, 2013 10:33 pm
Forum: Industry & General Chat
Topic: Funny Things You've Overheard at Parks
Replies: 609
Views: 119454

Re: Funny Things You've Overheard at Parks

I was waiting on my own about to go on Rita, and I heard this women say "is this stealth" ..I mean, really?!
by NemmyJunkie
Tue Apr 02, 2013 8:53 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Ghosts at alton towers
Replies: 35
Views: 5705

Re: Ghosts at alton towers

Me and my friend experienced something pulling on our ankles when we were in hex that was a bit strange.
by NemmyJunkie
Fri Nov 02, 2012 1:32 pm
Forum: The Smiler
Topic: The Smiler - Construction Discussion
Replies: 13567
Views: 1818637

Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

^ same.

& oo it's getting very exciting now, will have to try have a look out when I go on sunday for the fireworks :)
by NemmyJunkie
Fri Nov 02, 2012 9:15 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Would i get in trouble if...
Replies: 21
Views: 3322

Re: Would i get in trouble if...

I'm glad somebod has pointed this out, I had the same Idea too and I hardly go on the rapids anymore. It's health and safety either way, I wear contacts so if any water goes into my eyes - not a good sign.
by NemmyJunkie
Thu Oct 25, 2012 10:16 am
Forum: The Smiler
Topic: The Smiler - Construction Discussion
Replies: 13567
Views: 1818637

Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Just been looking at the SW7 tab and the recent pictures, they are quite interesting..
by NemmyJunkie
Fri Oct 19, 2012 10:05 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: what is you best AT duck moments (cutest/funnyest thing you have seen them do)
Replies: 14
Views: 2072

Re: what is you best AT duck moments (cutest/funnyest thing you have seen them do)

Me and my fiance were sitting near BK and we fed ONE duck jaffa cakes, then all the rest come and joined :D
by NemmyJunkie
Thu Oct 11, 2012 9:41 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Weird happenings & sightings in Hex
Replies: 26
Views: 5291

Re: Weird happenings & sightings in Hex

This may sound stupid, but me and my friend once went on hex and in the 2nd room you go in we felt our ancles being touched, only us as nobody else flinched.
by NemmyJunkie
Mon Oct 08, 2012 10:14 am
Forum: The Smiler
Topic: The Smiler - Construction Discussion
Replies: 13567
Views: 1818637

Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Thanks for the pictures, there's me thinking it was only a 10foot hole, how wrong I was!
by NemmyJunkie
Mon Oct 08, 2012 10:09 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: What IS the deal with single rider?!
Replies: 6
Views: 1779

Re: What IS the deal with single rider?!

They have actually closed the single rider que for Rita when I last visited a couple of weeks ago, which is annoying as somebody waits for me while I go on the rides and it's not fair when the normal que is really long...
by NemmyJunkie
Mon Oct 01, 2012 10:17 am
Forum: Trip Reports, Planning & More
Topic: So.... what you dressing up as for the Scarefest or aren't you?
Replies: 16
Views: 2688

Re: So.... what you dressing up as for the Scarefest or aren't you?

I'd love to be one of the actors at scarefest, making people jump and their reactions :P
by NemmyJunkie
Mon Oct 01, 2012 10:13 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The first thing you do when entering The Towers
Replies: 75
Views: 9515

Re: The first thing you do when entering The Towers

the first thing my fiance always does is drags me on the flume ¬_¬
by NemmyJunkie
Mon Sep 24, 2012 4:22 pm
Forum: Industry & General Chat
Topic: Funny Things You've Overheard at Parks
Replies: 609
Views: 119454

Re: Funny Things You've Overheard at Parks

Nothing to do with que lines, but someone on the ALTON TOWERS facebook page put:
''I love Nemesis, it was on the inbetweeners''...well actually it was Nemesis Inferno...
by NemmyJunkie
Mon Sep 24, 2012 2:10 pm
Forum: Industry & General Chat
Topic: Funny Things You've Overheard at Parks
Replies: 609
Views: 119454

Re: Funny Things You've Overheard at Parks

Queing for Thirteen:
''ahh this ride is new from last yr''..''what dya think of that new sub-zero ride, i've heard it located in forbidden forest''

What a face palm moment!
by NemmyJunkie
Fri Jun 15, 2012 9:20 am
Forum: Industry & General Chat
Topic: Funny Things You've Overheard at Parks
Replies: 609
Views: 119454

Re: Funny Things You've Overheard at Parks

Some person said 'ahh I love that Sub-zero ride' ..Lol :)