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by Tom_Jephson
Fri May 31, 2013 12:24 pm
Forum: The Smiler
Topic: The Smiler - Construction Discussion
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Views: 1776299

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THE SHOP!
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Credit to alton towers guide Facebook
by Tom_Jephson
Fri May 31, 2013 12:12 pm
Forum: The Smiler
Topic: The Smiler - Construction Discussion
Replies: 13567
Views: 1776299

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Baggage! Towers nerd live
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by Tom_Jephson
Fri May 31, 2013 12:07 pm
Forum: The Smiler
Topic: The Smiler - Construction Discussion
Replies: 13567
Views: 1776299

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Another view of inside
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by Tom_Jephson
Tue May 28, 2013 12:02 am
Forum: The Smiler
Topic: The Smiler - Construction Discussion
Replies: 13567
Views: 1776299

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XXBENNXX wrote:
themeparkcollective wrote:
ANYBODY STILL UP FOR A CONSTRUCTION UPDATE?


?????


Heres the facebook album:
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set ... 249&type=1
by Tom_Jephson
Sun May 26, 2013 7:17 pm
Forum: The Smiler
Topic: The Smiler - Construction Discussion
Replies: 13567
Views: 1776299

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Towerstimes just put this on Facebook: Major Incident: TowersTimes has learned that between the park closing on Thursday 23rd May and opening on Friday 24th, a major incident occurred during the ride's testing. This resulted in numerous issues with severe scraping to the track as well as an entire r...
by Tom_Jephson
Sat May 25, 2013 9:56 am
Forum: The Smiler
Topic: The Smiler - Construction Discussion
Replies: 13567
Views: 1776299

Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

truckaddict wrote:
Why the hell have Alton Towers got Cows there -_- It's a bloody theme park! Not a farm park



Reallllllly?    *facepalm*
by Tom_Jephson
Thu May 23, 2013 7:08 pm
Forum: The Smiler
Topic: The Smiler - Construction Discussion
Replies: 13567
Views: 1776299

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I have to agree with jayson. Just from looking at photos you can see that a lot of the workers are just strolling around without a care in the world. They don't look like they have much passion for the job they're doing.
by Tom_Jephson
Mon May 20, 2013 12:19 am
Forum: The Smiler
Topic: The Smiler - Construction Discussion
Replies: 13567
Views: 1776299

Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Wow I love the effect of those lights just before you set off! SO excited!  :D
by Tom_Jephson
Thu May 16, 2013 5:41 pm
Forum: The Smiler
Topic: The Smiler - Marketing
Replies: 1091
Views: 180466

Re: The Smiler - Marketing [May Contain Spoilers]

This is aweosme!
by Tom_Jephson
Wed May 15, 2013 5:45 pm
Forum: The Smiler
Topic: The Smiler - Construction Discussion
Replies: 13567
Views: 1776299

Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

CoasterCrazyChris wrote:
It must just be me who prefers the footers in their natural concrete state rather than painted black...


Yep... just you  ;)
by Tom_Jephson
Sun May 12, 2013 12:05 pm
Forum: The Smiler
Topic: The Smiler - Construction Discussion
Replies: 13567
Views: 1776299

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And heres some new fencing going up around the base of the marmaliser

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Credit: Theme park worldwide
by Tom_Jephson
Fri May 10, 2013 11:32 am
Forum: The Smiler
Topic: The Smiler - Construction Discussion
Replies: 13567
Views: 1776299

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Right im using Nemesis94's recreation here to work this out... From leaving the station to the point in the off ride video is 32 seconds. Add on 92 seconds for everything in the off ride video. Thats 124 seconds. The corkscrew and vertical lift hill is another 31 seconds taking us up to 155 seconds....
by Tom_Jephson
Fri May 10, 2013 11:17 am
Forum: The Smiler
Topic: The Smiler - Construction Discussion
Replies: 13567
Views: 1776299

Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

video is 92 seconds long, yet it has a ride time of 165 seconds... hmmmm  #-o
by Tom_Jephson
Fri May 10, 2013 11:13 am
Forum: The Smiler
Topic: The Smiler - Construction Discussion
Replies: 13567
Views: 1776299

Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Oh my days its awesome!
by Tom_Jephson
Thu May 09, 2013 12:14 pm
Forum: The Smiler
Topic: The Smiler - Construction Discussion
Replies: 13567
Views: 1776299

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Well I can tell you that the video has worked among non- enthusiasts... Just shown it to my brother who has not followed construction at all and his reaction was "Holy *&^?. That is incredible".
by Tom_Jephson
Thu May 09, 2013 11:22 am
Forum: The Smiler
Topic: The Smiler - Construction Discussion
Replies: 13567
Views: 1776299

Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Think a lot of people are going to be disappointed when they find out the worlds first is the inversions and 'thats it'.
by Tom_Jephson
Wed May 08, 2013 11:08 am
Forum: The Smiler
Topic: The Smiler - Construction Discussion
Replies: 13567
Views: 1776299

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So they've put the banners back up? Or were these banners never removed in the first place?
by Tom_Jephson
Tue May 07, 2013 11:33 pm
Forum: The Smiler
Topic: The Smiler - Construction Discussion
Replies: 13567
Views: 1776299

Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

I think i've got it! ... I think now that all of the lights are in aid of a teaser for the release... What i mean by this is that a short film (20 ish seconds) is being put together that will be released by AT this week which ends with the release date being showing, something like: 21st May - Get ...
by Tom_Jephson
Tue May 07, 2013 6:31 pm
Forum: The Smiler
Topic: The Smiler - Construction Discussion
Replies: 13567
Views: 1776299

Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

I hope they paint all the footers like this