UK theme parks from another point of view!

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by iBacon
Wed May 06, 2015 8:01 pm
Forum: Trip Reports & Planning
Topic: The 'How busy will it be?' Topic
Replies: 545
Views: 156431

Re: The 'How busy will it be?' Topic

Okay, thank you both! You have been a great help.
by iBacon
Tue May 05, 2015 6:25 pm
Forum: Trip Reports & Planning
Topic: The 'How busy will it be?' Topic
Replies: 545
Views: 156431

Re: The 'How busy will it be?' Topic

Oh, okay, thanks very much! Looks like I will be taking a newspaper and a book with me! :D
by iBacon
Sun May 03, 2015 1:09 pm
Forum: Trip Reports & Planning
Topic: The 'How busy will it be?' Topic
Replies: 545
Views: 156431

Re: The 'How busy will it be?' Topic

Hi, normally try to avoid the summer but does anybody know how busy Chessington normally is in the school summer holidays? Thanks in advance.
by iBacon
Thu Aug 28, 2014 8:30 pm
Forum: Industry Chat
Topic: Six Flags General Discussion
Replies: 149
Views: 23847

Re: Six Flags - 2015

Yep, here is the entire lineup: Six Flags New England- Wicked Cyclone- https://www.sixflags.com/newengland/attractions/wicked-cyclone/overview Six Flags Discovery Kingdom- Dare Devil Chaos Coaster- https://www.sixflags.com/discoverykingdom/attractions/dare-devil-chaos/overview Six Flags White Water...
by iBacon
Mon Mar 31, 2014 3:40 pm
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Signature Rides?
Replies: 26
Views: 4469

Re: Signature Rides?

Alton Towers You: Air Public: The Smiler Thorpe Park You: The Swarm Public: Saw: The Ride Chessington You: Dragon's Fury Public: Vampire. Flamingo Land You: Velocity Public: Kumali Drayton Manor You: Shockwave. Public: Shockwave. Pleasure Beach You: Grand National / Wild Mouse / Ghost Train / Avalan...
by iBacon
Sun Feb 23, 2014 12:44 pm
Forum: Theme Park Gaming
Topic: Star Point Theme Park
Replies: 11
Views: 2837

Re: Star Point Theme Park

Exciting News! Star Point Theme Park is proud to announce New Land.... http://i62.tinypic.com/2mxl45h.jpg Let's see what rides will consist of this Family Orientated Land... Air Race- http://www.customscenerydepot.com/downloads/4711_16_02_14_2_51_37_0.png Teacups- http://www.themeparkreview.com/for...
by iBacon
Mon Feb 17, 2014 4:32 pm
Forum: Trip Reports & Planning
Topic: Los Angeles- No Car... Is it Possible?
Replies: 6
Views: 1323

Re: Los Angeles- No Car... Is it Possible?

Thankyou for all the replies. I didn't really want to drive because last time I went to Orlando, a trip that should of took 30 mins took 3 hours after we ended up in Tampa... not International Drive. Thankyou for that information on travel distances.I had never thought about a multi-centre sort of t...
by iBacon
Sun Feb 16, 2014 3:54 pm
Forum: Trip Reports & Planning
Topic: Los Angeles- No Car... Is it Possible?
Replies: 6
Views: 1323

Re: Los Angeles- No Car... Is it Possible?

Coastermadpearce wrote:
A quick search on google and I found this page http://www.discoverlosangeles.com/blog/ ... ic-transit. A quick read of it and I think it'll answer your question.
Hope I could help!


Thankyou!
by iBacon
Sat Feb 15, 2014 5:40 pm
Forum: Trip Reports & Planning
Topic: Los Angeles- No Car... Is it Possible?
Replies: 6
Views: 1323

Los Angeles- No Car... Is it Possible?

Hi, I am looking at booking a holiday to Los Angeles (Hyatt Regency Long Beach Specifically) to go Universal Hollywood and Knott's Berry Farm etc but wondered if it was possible to do it without a car. I have been to America before in car and disliked it, just the confusion of the roads really so I ...
by iBacon
Mon Jan 27, 2014 7:29 pm
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Thorpe Park Resort
Replies: 10956
Views: 596333

Re: General Thorpe Park Discussion

Pizzazz wrote:
Angry Birds land will be different, but in a good way. It will make teenagers and adults embrace there inner child and i think it will just add an area that will make people smile or even laugh. I mean, who goes on a Dodgems and not smile


Me; I broke my arm on one ;)
by iBacon
Sun Jan 26, 2014 7:22 pm
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: PortAventura World
Replies: 976
Views: 97943

Re: PortAventura

craig.day.92 wrote:


So Excited Now, Visiting in May Half Term, do you think it will be open then?
by iBacon
Sun Jan 26, 2014 5:00 pm
Forum: Theme Park Gaming
Topic: Star Point Theme Park
Replies: 11
Views: 2837

Re: Star Point Theme Park

What coaster is the red one? That is Snake Bite, a Hershey Storm-runner Coaster :) This looks great! Better than anything I can do! Thanks! Your Park is amazing though  :D Some News I forgot to tell you about Earlier  :roll: First of All, Garden Explorer and The Star Point Tower of Terror...
by iBacon
Sun Jan 26, 2014 3:10 pm
Forum: Theme Park Gaming
Topic: Star Point Theme Park
Replies: 11
Views: 2837

Re: Star Point Theme Park

Plenty is done it looks terrific Thankyou! Anyway, alot has gone on since the last update and the two lands are finished! Here are some Picture Updates... Main Street Overview http://i44.tinypic.com/2zsth01.jpg http://oi39.tinypic.com/29xc18p.jpg Main Street Carousel http://oi40.tinypic.com/2ldhrn5...
by iBacon
Sun Jan 26, 2014 9:58 am
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Brighton Pier
Replies: 29
Views: 5352

Re: Brighton Pier: What would you want? Or what would you change?

Themeparksandy1981 wrote:
Is the burned out pier still there? Only been to Brighton once and that was in 2005.


Yep,  I do believe it is. It's quite further up from the 'new' pier but still stands.
by iBacon
Sun Jan 19, 2014 9:25 pm
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Drayton Manor
Replies: 3232
Views: 250234

Re: Drayton Manor Park Future

Themeparksandy1981 wrote:
Drayton Manor have confirmed that it's a Air Race 8.4 opening June/July


Where was this said all I can ride is this quote from their Facebook Page-

link=topic=30628.msg780735#msg780735 date=1390166563 wrote:
Who's ready for an aerial adventure? Not long till we reveal the big news! #draytonmanor #summer2014
by iBacon
Sat Jan 18, 2014 8:29 pm
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Drayton Manor
Replies: 3232
Views: 250234

Re: Drayton Manor Park Future

Another Teaser-

Mr Drayton wrote:
We think our new arrival will test even the most experienced thrill seekers! #draytonmanor #summer2014


So, it's come this Summer! And it's a Thrill Ride...
by iBacon
Fri Jan 17, 2014 8:30 pm
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Drayton Manor
Replies: 3232
Views: 250234

Re: Drayton Manor Park Future

Another Facebook Teaser-

Drayton Manorlink=topic=30628.msg780287#msg780287 date=1389915561 wrote:
New attraction teaser - you'll experience stomach churning g-forces, loops, dives, banks and weightlessness. Sounds fun doesn't it?


Motion Simulator Maybe?
by iBacon
Wed Jan 15, 2014 8:04 pm
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Drayton Manor
Replies: 3232
Views: 250234

Re: Drayton Manor Park Future

Drayton Manor have just posted this on Facebook:

Drayton Manor wrote:
Teaser Alert! We have some major news to announce very soon. Keep watching this space!


Maybe it's that  Launched Coaster ;)
by iBacon
Sun Jan 12, 2014 6:19 pm
Forum: Theme Park Gaming
Topic: Star Point Theme Park
Replies: 11
Views: 2837

Re: Star Point Theme Park

It looks quite good! I would say that the text and bright logos are a bit OTT in the post itself (thank god I'm not colour-blind!) but otherwise good! Ok, Thank You :) I love how colourful they are! Maybe a tad flamboyant, but I suppose that gives them a sort of more themed/sophisticated fairground...
by iBacon
Fri Jan 10, 2014 5:25 pm
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Thorpe Park Resort - The Future
Replies: 1970
Views: 243746

Re: Thorpe Park: 2014 and beyond

Maybe their Facebook was Hacked?  :?
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