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by DeadJack5
Thu Jul 18, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: Event Photos
Topic: SP Southern Screamer - 8th June 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 302

Re: SP Southern Screamer - 8th June 2019

Fantastic day out with some great memories, thanks again hursty!
by DeadJack5
Tue Jul 09, 2019 8:22 am
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Fright Nights
Replies: 1261
Views: 147724

Re: Fright Nights

I'm really hoping this year is better than the last, hopefully there will be more focus on the quality rather than the quantity of mazes as the vast majority did really fall flat last year. As seen above, Living Nightmare and Containment are set to return but I'm hoping we see another 1/2 existing m...
by DeadJack5
Sun Jul 07, 2019 11:34 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Scarefest - General Discussion
Replies: 2487
Views: 293098

Re: Scarefest - General Discussion

Having given it a few weeks to think over. I can say that I'm extremely excited for Scarefest this year. Whilst yes we do have regular attractions in Mine Tours and Sub Species returning (even though I would have thought 1 or at least both would have been removed), these are still solid attractions ...
by DeadJack5
Fri Jul 05, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: TTSP Events & Meetups
Topic: TowersTimes’ Summer Festival Vol. 2 - 3rd August 2019 - Discussion
Replies: 4
Views: 367

Re: TowersTimes’ Summer Festival Vol. 2 - 3rd August 2019 - Discussion

belpertramp wrote:
Hawaiian Shirts again this year?!


Of course ;)
by DeadJack5
Fri Jun 28, 2019 7:21 pm
Forum: Industry & General Chat
Topic: Merlin General Discussion - New Owners agreed in £4.8bn deal
Replies: 1433
Views: 75385

Re: Merlin General Discussion - New Owners agreed in £4.8bn deal

As reported by TowersTimes News, Merlin Entertainments announced that they have agreed the terms of a £4.8bn offer for the company from a group of investors which include LEGO owners KIRKBI Invest.

Do you think this is a positive development for Merlin Entertainments?
by DeadJack5
Thu Jun 27, 2019 7:48 pm
Forum: London Entertainment Resort
Topic: London Entertainment Resort - General Discussion
Replies: 431
Views: 93603

Re: London Entertainment Resort - General Discussion

As reported by SouthParks News ,  Paramount Studios are back on board with Th e London Resort, p aving the way for Mission: Impossible, The Godfather and more to feature in the multi-billion pound development on the Swanscombe Peninsula in Kent. https://www.southparks.co.uk/files/2016/04/Image-2-1.j...
by DeadJack5
Mon Jun 24, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: New to the forum? Introduce yourself here!
Replies: 2825
Views: 1018468

Re: New to the forum? Introduce yourself here!

Hi there Dan!

Welcome to the forum! Great to hear how you got into theme parks. Hope you find something on the forum you're invested in and don't be afraid to join us in the Shoutbox for some fun :)
by DeadJack5
Fri Jun 21, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: TTSP Events & Meetups
Topic: TowersTimes’ Summer Festival Vol. 2 - 3rd August 2019 - Discussion
Replies: 4
Views: 367

TowersTimes’ Summer Festival Vol. 2 - 3rd August 2019 - Discussion

https://www.towerstimes.co.uk/events/files/2019/06/logopng.png TowersTimes’ Summer Festival returns to Alton Towers Resort for Vol. 2 of TTSP Events’ hottest event ever on Saturday 3rd August! We’ll be bringing you extended exclusive ride time on Wicker Man, exclusive ride time on Rita, and a talk ...
by DeadJack5
Fri Jun 21, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: Legoland Windsor Resort
Topic: Legoland Windsor Resort - General Discussion
Replies: 587
Views: 81817

Re: Legoland Windsor Resort - General Discussion

Eariler today, SouthParks News reported Legoland Windsor Resort revealed their new VIP Club membership program. The membership includes unlimited access to the Resort, gold wristband instant ride access on every visit, complimentary preferred parking and a LEGO birthday gift. Membership is by invita...
by DeadJack5
Sat Jun 15, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Thorpe Park Resort - General Discussion
Replies: 6381
Views: 400847

Re: Thorpe Park Resort - General Discussion

Thorpe Park will be the venue for the  2 019 Malibu Boats Wakeboarding Nationals on the 22nd-23rd of June, offering the garden area by Fin's as a viewing point for the event. https://scontent-lhr3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/61945581_10157087017695867_1192993583838265344_n.png?_nc_cat=1&_nc_ht=scont...
by DeadJack5
Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Nemesis Inferno
Replies: 444
Views: 44759

Re: Nemesis Inferno


As part of the Southern Screamer event at Thorpe Park, attendees took part in an hour long ride session of Nemesis Inferno. Take a look at the on-ride POV recorded at the event for the front and rear.
by DeadJack5
Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Scarefest - General Discussion
Replies: 2487
Views: 293098

Re: Scarefest - General Discussion

Earlier today, Alton Towers unveiled the line-up for Scarefest 2019, promising it will be ‘bigger, better, and spookier than ever’! TowersTimes News explores this year’s line-up, including a brand-new family maze, the revival of a classic scare attraction, the return of some of the Resort’s award-wi...
by DeadJack5
Sun Jun 02, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion
Replies: 2789
Views: 373800

Re: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion

Can you use annual pass discount on them? As most of the machines weren't working, I was not able to see what other options they have. At the moment, I know you can use your digipass with them. I'm not sure about one off download pictures but I presume not as you'll have to make a payment which a s...
by DeadJack5
Sun Jun 02, 2019 9:41 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion
Replies: 2789
Views: 373800

Re: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion

Alton Towers have recently installed touch screen digital photo units for most of their rides. You can use these with your Digipass but there is an option for those without a pass. The other 2 rides that I'm aware of where these are available are The Smiler and Oblivion. You simply scan your Digipas...
by DeadJack5
Mon May 27, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Thorpe Park Resort - General Discussion
Replies: 6381
Views: 400847

Re: Thorpe Park Resort - General Discussion

As reported by  SouthParks News , Thorpe Park Resort celebrated a major milestone this weekend with the Island reaching its 40th birthday on Friday 24th May. To mark the occasion, the Island hosted a long weekend of celebrations including the launch of their newest attraction for the summer – Bounce...
by DeadJack5
Mon May 20, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: Event Photos
Topic: TT Spring Spectacular - 13th April 2019 - Photos
Replies: 9
Views: 616

Re: TT Spring Spectacular - 13th April 2019 - Photos

Fantastic photos as per usual and a great event to start the year!
by DeadJack5
Sun May 19, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: SAW: The Ride
Replies: 2496
Views: 128945

Re: SAW: The Ride

Our resident Saw: The Ride expert tells me this has been repainted. It's true, I did tell him this :sus: On a serious note I don't mind this too much, kind of liked the run down look of it as it fits in, but regardless it's nice that they are doing little things like this. With regards to the 10 ye...
by DeadJack5
Fri May 17, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler - General Discussion
Replies: 3146
Views: 494471

Re: The Smiler - General Discussion

In case you missed it. The POV that was recorded during our Spring Spectacular event last month, has been uploaded to our YouTube channel.



Smile. Always.
by DeadJack5
Tue May 14, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Towers Loving Care
Replies: 1019
Views: 175305

Re: Towers Loving Care

The new X Sector signs. Source: Leek Signs Facebook https://scontent-lhr3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/fr/cp0/e15/q65/60316851_2297189573657233_5290927988118913024_o.jpg?_nc_cat=108&efg=eyJpIjoidCJ9&_nc_ht=scontent-lhr3-1.xx&oh=3031ef62580cce3705088924047fb428&oe=5D5D128F https://scontent...
by DeadJack5
Mon May 13, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Thorpe Park Resort - General Discussion
Replies: 6381
Views: 400847

Re: Thorpe Park Resort - General Discussion

As report on  SouthParks News ,  this weekend (12th May), Thorpe Park Resort opened the doors to their newest escape room experience, Jungle Escape, for an invited group to preview the Island’s newest addition.  SouthParks were amongst those invited to try and escape the Jungle Arena, the following ...
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