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by Altonboy001
Sun Jul 17, 2016 1:22 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Ride Downtime
Replies: 223
Views: 40603

Re: Ride Downtime 2016

Galactica has been down since yesterday, anyone know anything?
by Altonboy001
Tue Jul 05, 2016 1:04 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Ride Downtime
Replies: 223
Views: 40603

Re: Ride Downtime 2016

Spin ball and RITA have also ceased operation for the past hour
by Altonboy001
Tue Jul 05, 2016 12:14 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Ride Downtime
Replies: 223
Views: 40603

Re: Ride Downtime 2016

Wouldn't that surely cause a crash of it goes forward into the tunnel ? As wouldn't the drop track raise to let the other car in and there Be no track there
by Altonboy001
Wed Dec 02, 2015 5:50 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15
Replies: 2534
Views: 431742

Re: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15

bit off topic here but why has the smiler reopening news story and the hotel application approval one been removed.
by Altonboy001
Mon Nov 16, 2015 1:43 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Galactica - General Discussion
Replies: 1559
Views: 242387

Re: Planning Application for Enhancements to Air

by the looks of it i think that photo was taken during the days that the park was closed after the crash?
by Altonboy001
Thu Aug 13, 2015 4:08 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Derren Brown's Ghost Train - Rise Of The Demon
Replies: 4874
Views: 746118

Re: Thorpe Park - New Indoor Attraction 2016

Have you not seen the size of King Kongs show building... That could simply be down to the size of the themeing elements. The concept art shows the vehicles going through a giant gate. The tram tour version of it which uses a simpler form of the tech is extremely compact. Hmm I suppose so, I do see...
by Altonboy001
Thu Aug 13, 2015 3:50 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Scarefest - General Discussion
Replies: 2509
Views: 304111

Re: 2015 Scarefest

No scarefest previews either this year, just soft openings of the mazes. Sources are pretty much any staff member on the admissions gate, can't remember any specific names. Staff are not a reliable source though. They are well known to play with enthusiasts and get their hopes up. I don't trust any...
by Altonboy001
Thu Aug 13, 2015 3:48 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15
Replies: 2534
Views: 431742

Re: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15

director of ride operations or something along those lines
by Altonboy001
Thu Aug 13, 2015 3:41 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15
Replies: 2534
Views: 431742

Re: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15

its human error they put people on while the ride was still in maint.mode While this is one of the speculated causes of the crash, nothing has yet been released by Merlin or the HSE so to say "it was this" or "it was that" at this point would be guesswork :) on another point yes...
by Altonboy001
Thu Aug 13, 2015 1:36 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15
Replies: 2534
Views: 431742

Re: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15

its human error they put people on while the ride was still in maint.mode
by Altonboy001
Thu Aug 13, 2015 10:10 am
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Derren Brown's Ghost Train - Rise Of The Demon
Replies: 4874
Views: 746118

Re: Thorpe Park - New Indoor Attraction 2016

could it possibly be saw ii because that involves a house with the same materials as in the application and thats an ip
by Altonboy001
Mon Aug 10, 2015 5:02 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Derren Brown's Ghost Train - Rise Of The Demon
Replies: 4874
Views: 746118

Re: Thorpe Park - New Indoor Attraction 2016

maybe its the reverse/antidote to the smiler
by Altonboy001
Mon Aug 10, 2015 10:33 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort History
Topic: Lost relics
Replies: 4
Views: 2927

Re: Lost relics

one of the swans near wetley rocks in a garden used as massive scale plant pot/decoration
by Altonboy001
Mon Aug 10, 2015 9:39 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15
Replies: 2534
Views: 431742

Re: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15

To the HSE report is out and the park do everything in there powers to get everything in the letter sorted and pasted off and then hours of testing with HSE there then they will get the ride reopen to guests. There gonna have more problems then as reading up on social media sites and forums lots of...
by Altonboy001
Sun Aug 09, 2015 6:59 pm
Forum: Industry & General Chat
Topic: Funny Things You've Overheard at Parks
Replies: 608
Views: 109560

Re: Funny Things You've Overheard at Parks

i was waiting at the exit gate to oblivion because it broke and they took us off and told us to wait there and these lads said that blivvy cost 18 billion and the smiler 100 billion i had to correct them but they wouldnt believe me
by Altonboy001
Sun Aug 09, 2015 6:03 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort Future
Topic: New Theme Park attraction(s) for 2016?
Replies: 104
Views: 18599

Re: New Theme Park attraction(s) for 2016?

would Samurai survive a move to AT with it being dismantled etc
by Altonboy001
Sun Aug 09, 2015 5:35 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort History
Topic: Downtime 2015
Replies: 218
Views: 38880

Re: Downtime 2015

Can you link a source for N:ST being under another design update? Wonder what they'd be doing this time? A ride operator who's usually on nst but she was on air due to the closure also yesterday rapids had about 2 hrs of down time the waterfalls were off in that time and one empty boat going round ...
by Altonboy001
Sat Aug 08, 2015 7:33 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort History
Topic: Downtime 2015
Replies: 218
Views: 38880

Re: Downtime 2015

Nst is having a design update again and oblivion shuttle 3 seat 9 wouldn't register locked, I was on car 4
by Altonboy001
Thu Aug 06, 2015 3:33 pm
Forum: Trip Reports, Planning & More
Topic: Scarefest 2015 hints and tips
Replies: 14
Views: 2455

Re: Scarefest 2015 hints and tips

get there as early possible
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