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by EC!
Wed Mar 20, 2013 6:01 pm
Forum: The Smiler
Topic: The Smiler - Construction Discussion
Replies: 13567
Views: 1959240

Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

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by EC!
Tue Mar 12, 2013 10:53 am
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Oakwood
Replies: 882
Views: 107534

Re: Official Oakwood Thread!

coastercrazy when you say rides do you mean roller coasters, because there is a junior roller coaster being installed and a 40 ft tall log flume , look on their website it will give you more info.
by EC!
Wed Mar 06, 2013 9:27 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Oakwood
Replies: 882
Views: 107534

Re: Official Oakwood Thread!

That is what they are doing this year. I don't think the Speed Shed will be going anytime soon though
by EC!
Wed Mar 06, 2013 12:55 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Oakwood
Replies: 882
Views: 107534

Re: Official Oakwood Thread!

Didn't Thomasland at Drayton Manor cost 5 million? So 4 million isn't that bad. Exactly and im sure it will lead on to better things :) Also i might of mentioned i feel the this park is what thorpe was like in 1996, they just introduced X and these small to medium investments, grew into larger one ...
by EC!
Wed Mar 06, 2013 12:50 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Camelot
Replies: 392
Views: 36442

Re: Camelot Theme Park Deconstruction Discussion

Looking forward for the log flume of camelot to come to oakwood, i think it will fit perfect  :D
by EC!
Mon Mar 04, 2013 6:52 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Oakwood
Replies: 882
Views: 107534

Re: Official Oakwood Thread!

Whirlwind isn't a good spinning coaster anyway!
by EC!
Mon Mar 04, 2013 4:16 pm
Forum: The Smiler
Topic: The Smiler - Speculation
Replies: 5277
Views: 815422

Re: The Smiler - Speculation

Not really because it is beating Colossus, which is world beating, there is a secret element and that will be the world first, probably not the washing machine but something good that has never been done before, that is the world first.
by EC!
Sat Mar 02, 2013 10:01 am
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Oakwood
Replies: 882
Views: 107534

Re: Official Oakwood Thread!

I hope to see a big coaster in future as well, currently we have got: 1: Speed:No Limits 2: Megafobia 3: Treetops 4 : The Clown Kiddie coaster thing in Kids Town 5: The new Unnamed 2013 junior coaster Now family/kiddie coasters are now a majority in the park I would like to see something bigger now....
by EC!
Thu Feb 28, 2013 3:57 pm
Forum: The Smiler
Topic: X Sector Refurbishment
Replies: 588
Views: 126401

Re: X Sector Refurbishment

Enterprise is all back together !! :D the pictures officially disprove the theory that they are changing it to a fly away. Good too as people have said they are quite uncomfortable.
by EC!
Thu Feb 28, 2013 3:51 pm
Forum: The Smiler
Topic: The Smiler - Construction Discussion
Replies: 13567
Views: 1959240

Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

The fact the track that will be under the maintenance shed is straight with support beams under it I think we won't be seeing a washing machine element but what surprised me is how close the straight bit is it the top of the first pre drop before the inverted one, its as if the decided to swap the f...
by EC!
Tue Feb 26, 2013 4:29 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Oakwood
Replies: 882
Views: 107534

Re: Official Oakwood Thread!

I like :D
by EC!
Mon Feb 25, 2013 9:40 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Wicker Man - General Discussion
Replies: 6777
Views: 1220567

Re: So... about SW8

B&M are going to have to start really thinking outside the box if they are to find new coaster types to add to their catalogue! Im sure something AWESOME is going to come soon tho! I envisage that they will start to cross model their coasters like Looping Hypers, Inverted Standup's, Winged Hype...
by EC!
Mon Feb 25, 2013 9:20 am
Forum: The Smiler
Topic: The Smiler - Other Discussion
Replies: 561
Views: 149533

Re: The Smiler - Other Discussion

you know on the the large poster where it says IT'S COMING, i have seen on other forums the where it says camera on the poster the 2 numbers next to it are 5:14. i don' know if it has been discussed here but 5 elements that wardley stated and 14 inversions?? i think i found a clue!! (doing my best s...
by EC!
Sun Feb 24, 2013 7:35 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Wicker Man - General Discussion
Replies: 6777
Views: 1220567

Re: So... about SW8

altontowersbarlow wrote:
yeah great idea but how could they theme it  :D :|


Oh I'm sure they'd find a way ;) I mean sky rush in Hershey park isn't themed that much :D
by EC!
Sun Feb 24, 2013 5:58 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Wicker Man - General Discussion
Replies: 6777
Views: 1220567

Re: So... about SW8

I'd love an intamin wing coaster, the train type where the inner seats are on the track and the two outer seats are winged and off the track. http://www.intaminworldwide.com/amusement/RollerCoasters/Wing+Coaster/tabid/138/ProductNumber/Wing+Coaster/language/en-US/Default.aspx It would be great for a...
by EC!
Sun Feb 24, 2013 1:10 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Oakwood
Replies: 882
Views: 107534

Re: Official Oakwood Thread!

its been over a month since oakwood updated its facebook page, starting to get a bit worried now  :(
by EC!
Sat Feb 23, 2013 9:05 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: The Walking Dead: The Ride
Replies: 422
Views: 47503

Re: Thorpe Park: X:\\No Way Out Changes?

Oh ye. To be honest I don't want them to turn it forwards because that is what makes the ride special, it's not my fav ride but making it go forward is gonna make it more naff then it already is! Just wanna refurb or re theme thank you!! Knowin the did this it would be a surprise to me if they did a...
by EC!
Thu Feb 21, 2013 7:51 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: The Swarm
Replies: 352
Views: 59485

Re: The Swarm Confirmed Modifications

Image  this is the one you mean i guess :D
by EC!
Thu Feb 21, 2013 7:44 pm
Forum: The Smiler
Topic: The Smiler - Construction Discussion
Replies: 13567
Views: 1959240

Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

After the game sneak peak I took the opportunity to edit a construction plan, so I could place the inversion in it: http://8.media.hyves-static.net/1530717511/6/nX61/0/img1530717511.jpeg Red: Station, Normal track first ride half. Green: Normal track second half, brakes. Blue: Inversions first half...
by EC!
Thu Feb 21, 2013 5:56 pm
Forum: The Smiler
Topic: The Smiler - Construction Discussion
Replies: 13567
Views: 1959240

Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

http://img46.imageshack.us/img46/4183/65b9356d5119450199cc95d.png yes i noticed this if you look closely just behind the corkscrew before the brake run there is what looks like another corkscrew type element!! i would say there is gonna be atleast 13 inversions on this ride but i can't help be attr...