UK theme parks from another point of view!

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by theparklifekid
Sat Feb 23, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: Rest of World Parks & Attractions
Topic: SeaWorld Abu Dhabi
Replies: 43
Views: 7154

Re: SeaWorld Abu Dhabi

http://www.themeparx.com/seaworld-abu-dhabi-27.jpg Very interesting development in which we have seemed to have received an updated site layout on the park, with only half of the planned space being used for the park, its also now going to be 100% indoor with what looks like a coaster that will go ...
by theparklifekid
Tue Feb 19, 2019 10:18 am
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Thorpe Park Resort - General Discussion
Replies: 6237
Views: 359321

Re: Thorpe Park Resort - General Discussion

I’m on a discord group where for the past few months we’ve been joking that “Fortnite: Flight of the Battlebus” new Quantum retheme coming to Thorpe Park in 2019.

Little did I know we were quite close. So now some laughter.

Hahahahahaahahahaha
by theparklifekid
Fri Feb 08, 2019 12:00 pm
Forum: Rest of World Parks & Attractions
Topic: Six Flags Dubai
Replies: 44
Views: 8371

Re: Six Flags Dubai

Six Flags Dubai has officially been put on hold. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DyyNbGqX0AUs2UE.jpg Its not been 100% cancelled though. The park is being financed by the government and is apparently 15% complete. My guess is until the rest of the parks in the resort see better visitor numbers, we won't...
by theparklifekid
Mon Feb 04, 2019 11:43 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Project 2020
Replies: 238
Views: 40586

Re: Project 2020

Been doing some digging and found out that Swarms final planning docs were filed on the 10th February 2011. So my guess is if we are in fact going to be seeing something major in 2020, It would have to be unveiled within a week or two. Honestly not expecting anything to happen. Thorpe haven't really...
by theparklifekid
Wed Jan 23, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: Rest of World Parks & Attractions
Topic: Six Flags Dubai
Replies: 44
Views: 8371

Re: Six Flags Dubai

I was back in the UAE recently but was unfortunately unable to visit any parks or get update pics from the site. That being said I've heard conflicting reports from reliable sources regarding the project. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DxhPgusWsAAmr4M.jpg This picture was taken yesterday at the site, c...
by theparklifekid
Tue Jan 22, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: Rest of World Parks & Attractions
Topic: SeaWorld Abu Dhabi
Replies: 43
Views: 7154

Re: SeaWorld Abu Dhabi

http://www.themeparx.com/embedded/1548136181_50693383_1463607730440791_4274209681020168180_n.jpg Construction on the park is now underway with the road passed through the site being leveled, construction fences going around the site and early piping/foundations arriving on site. The park are also n...
by theparklifekid
Tue Jan 08, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: Trip Reports, Planning & More
Topic: theparklifekid's Middle East Adventures!
Replies: 55
Views: 12846

Fuji-Q Highland

Fuji-Q Highland WOW, I am so behind on these reports, still have 2 more parks to do! Anyway so during my time in Japan, my friend suggested the stupid idea of climbing mt fuji. So we did. But we also went to Fuji-Q as it was nearby. Now I had always been fasinated with this park, its coaster collect...
by theparklifekid
Sun Jan 06, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: Rest of World Parks & Attractions
Topic: Dubai Parks & Resorts
Replies: 133
Views: 23722

Re: Dubai Parks & Resorts

So I've known for some time that Motiongate was originally planned to have an area themed to 20th Century Fox, but that was scrapped in favor of Lionsgate and to be used as possible future expansion (unlikely now due to the Disney acquisition), but some early blueprints have been released online sho...
by theparklifekid
Tue Dec 18, 2018 5:20 pm
Forum: Trip Reports, Planning & More
Topic: theparklifekid's Middle East Adventures!
Replies: 55
Views: 12846

Tokyo Dome City

Tokyo Dome City Quick report time, this time from Tokyo Dome City. Located in the heart of Tokyo, this park is most famous for its Intamin Hyper Coaster known as 'Thunder Dolphin', I had to check it out. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Duth4zSW4AYgtxo.jpg The park is nowhere to be found when you are a 5...
by theparklifekid
Sun Dec 16, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: Rest of World Parks & Attractions
Topic: Universal Orlando Resort
Replies: 1039
Views: 84058

Re: Universal Orlando Resort

I’m quite certain that it has been said that the current JP area in IoA is being rethemed to Jurassic World when the new coaster is installed. Apparently that originally was going to be the case due to the re theme of the Hollywood ride, however internal plans have apparently changed due to this ne...
by theparklifekid
Thu Dec 13, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: Rest of World Parks & Attractions
Topic: Universal Orlando Resort
Replies: 1039
Views: 84058

Re: Universal Orlando Resort

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DuTYK8KUcAAkBjw.jpg Looks like the name of the 4th gate at Universal Orlando will officially be named: "Universal's Fantastic Worlds" Rumor has it that this new park will be unlike anything ever done before, with the park areas being called 'Worlds' which will ...
by theparklifekid
Fri Dec 07, 2018 11:53 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Tayto Park
Replies: 100
Views: 20890

Re: Tayto Park

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Dt2iO_dW4AA99YU.jpg Its going to be a Vekoma junior boomerang and a new style SLC (like Battlestar Galactica) https://www.vekoma.com/public/files/images/Coasters-productfamily/Suspended%20Thrill%20Coaster.jpg https://dejiki.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/uss_MPU1609.jpg ...
by theparklifekid
Thu Dec 06, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: Rest of World Parks & Attractions
Topic: Tokyo Disney Resort
Replies: 7
Views: 1172

Re: Tokyo Disney Resort

ce5bjFY1Faw In this video update we have the upcoming “Enchanted Tale of Beauty and the Beast.” dark ride having a showcase of the ride and animatronics https://pbs.twimg.com/tweet_video_thumb/Dts4HUHWwAA9f0V.jpg I think the coolest thing is a walking Belle! The ride will open in 2020
by theparklifekid
Thu Nov 22, 2018 12:57 pm
Forum: Trip Reports, Planning & More
Topic: theparklifekid's Middle East Adventures!
Replies: 55
Views: 12846

Sega Joypolis + VR Zone

Sega Joypolis + VR Zone Oh my, its been a month since my last trip report! Still got more to come, so lets get this cracking. The final stop on my trip was Japan, my what an awesome place, home to some weird stuff, like super weird. Capsule machines selling god knows what, capsule hotels,  robotic t...
by theparklifekid
Sat Nov 03, 2018 3:22 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Project 2020
Replies: 238
Views: 40586

Re: Project 2020

Hmmm, could we have had our first tease for 2020? Thorpe's 2018 end of season video surfaced on Twitter a couple of days ago and one shot in particular caught my eye: Towards the end of the video (1:00 exactly) a random shot of a field is placed. Why place this in a video celebrating the 'best seas...
by theparklifekid
Tue Oct 30, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: Trip Reports, Planning & More
Topic: theparklifekid's Middle East Adventures!
Replies: 55
Views: 12846

Re: theparklifekid's Middle East Adventures!

I had actually never heard about a single one of these theme parks you've mentioned... I guess that, as we say in Walloon and French, "I'll go to bed less stupid than I woke up"! I'd like to visit many of them, but aren't there issues with women not wearing hijabs or something along these...
by theparklifekid
Sat Oct 27, 2018 5:05 pm
Forum: Rest of World Parks & Attractions
Topic: SeaWorld Abu Dhabi
Replies: 43
Views: 7154

Re: SeaWorld Abu Dhabi

Early groundwork on the park has begun, with temporary site offices and a few construction equipment and markings having shown up.

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by theparklifekid
Fri Oct 26, 2018 12:21 pm
Forum: Rest of World Parks & Attractions
Topic: Six Flags Dubai
Replies: 44
Views: 8371

Re: Six Flags Dubai

Future on Six Flags Dubai is now uncertain. Wednesday was the first time Six Flags officials addressed what that could mean to the project — though they had few details other than saying that an on-time opening in 2019 was unlikely. “We cannot speak for our partner,” said Jim Reid-Anderson, presiden...
by theparklifekid
Sun Oct 21, 2018 4:37 pm
Forum: Trip Reports, Planning & More
Topic: theparklifekid's Middle East Adventures!
Replies: 55
Views: 12846

Lotte World Adventure

Lotte World Korea And here we go again, this time from South Korea. I was in the country for only a few days but I loved it and would one day love return, but I couldn't pass the opportunity to not go to a park. There were a few options including Gyeongju World or Everland, but I decided to go to a ...
by theparklifekid
Tue Oct 16, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: TTSP Events & Meetup Archive
Topic: ScareMazing - 20th October 2018 - Discussion
Replies: 16
Views: 1796

Re: ScareMazing - 20th October 2018 - Discussion

Hey all, even though I'm not with you guys at the event, I will be at the park on the day! So if I see you guys, I'll come up and say hi! :)
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