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by SPAD
Tue Nov 24, 2015 3:27 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15
Replies: 2534
Views: 484077

Re: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15

without a doubt the staff involved who overrode the system will be up infront of a judge! i work in the rail industry and we have a guard currently facing a judge in january for an incident he was CLEARED of any wrong doing by both the train operating company and the rail accident and investgation b...
by SPAD
Sun Nov 08, 2015 4:37 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Wicker Man - General Discussion
Replies: 6775
Views: 1191056

Re: SW8

I cannot see a reason why it would be pushed back, even with the Smiler. Well apart from the fact its not in the capx budget and the small matter of 50mil plus hole in profits, and the related bad PR from smiler, and not forgetting their is a hight probability that merlin will be in court in 2017 f...
by SPAD
Mon Nov 02, 2015 4:21 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15
Replies: 2534
Views: 484077

Re: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15

well.... did it re-open??
by SPAD
Thu Oct 22, 2015 12:53 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15
Replies: 2534
Views: 484077

Re: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15

its on youtube!!
by SPAD
Fri Oct 16, 2015 12:45 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15
Replies: 2534
Views: 484077

Re: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15

they said saw was closed for the forceeable future, and that opened out of the blue!
by SPAD
Sat Oct 03, 2015 8:00 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15
Replies: 2534
Views: 484077

Re: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15

they were sweeping the queue line on thursday when we were there!!
by SPAD
Thu Oct 01, 2015 8:00 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15
Replies: 2534
Views: 484077

Re: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15

i tweeted that is was testing today and some journo DMd me asking what i saw!!!!

the cheek!!
by SPAD
Mon Sep 28, 2015 12:58 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15
Replies: 2534
Views: 484077

Re: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15

the thing is, its never going to be the right time to reopen the ride in her eyes is it.... the other girl seems to have a much better outlook on life than this girl does!!
by SPAD
Mon Sep 14, 2015 11:50 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15
Replies: 2534
Views: 484077

Re: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15

im going on the 1st october... had to squeeze this in before i leave for florida if there is even a chance that the UK's best rollercoaster will be open by then!
by SPAD
Wed Aug 26, 2015 11:30 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort Merchandise
Replies: 332
Views: 70367

Re: Ride pin badges

its the pop badges that they are all getting nasty over - seen quite a few arguments on the trading groups on facebook on another note, does anyone have an Angry Birds Land badge they would be prepared to trade or swap with me please, only one i am missing this year and i havent been able to find a ...
by SPAD
Fri Aug 14, 2015 10:44 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Fright Nights
Replies: 1290
Views: 186991

Re: Fright Nights

anyone know when merlin annual pass holders will be able to book tickets for fright nights??

we have a hotel booked for 31st october and obviously this is going to be a popular night, dont want to miss out but begrudge paying full entry when i have a pass!!
by SPAD
Sun Jul 26, 2015 2:08 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort Future
Topic: SW9
Replies: 317
Views: 80124

Re: SW9

has anyone considered the possibility of switching the ride crafts on air for 4D ones?? is that even possible?!
by SPAD
Thu Jun 25, 2015 11:51 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15
Replies: 2534
Views: 484077

Re: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15

Saw: The Ride is testing today.... could this be part of the investigations??
by SPAD
Sat Jun 20, 2015 11:23 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Fonts
Replies: 91
Views: 41362

Re: Alton Towers Fonts

can anyone send me the Mother Hen font - i can't find it for free anywhere and i really would like it for a project that i am working on at the moment for work!
by SPAD
Fri Jun 19, 2015 11:41 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15
Replies: 2534
Views: 484077

Re: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15

one accident and they try to ruin the fun for everyone...

Merlin should get disney's lawyer! :lol:
by SPAD
Fri Jun 19, 2015 11:34 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15
Replies: 2534
Views: 484077

Re: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15

running on that principle then oblivion shouldn't say "this ride is perfectly safe" then proceed to ramble on about ride cars disappearing saw shouldnt say "i wanna play a game" make referrences to you risking your life on thrill rides then declair "congratulations, you are ...
by SPAD
Tue Jun 16, 2015 9:14 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15
Replies: 2534
Views: 484077

Re: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15

the GP probably dont even realise that its even got a name tbh!
by SPAD
Tue Jun 16, 2015 8:59 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15
Replies: 2534
Views: 484077

Re: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15

where im from it means to mess with someone's head
by SPAD
Tue Jun 16, 2015 7:56 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15
Replies: 2534
Views: 484077

Re: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15

political correctness would not allow that...

you know whet people's reaction was to Thorpe Park having a scare maze based on an asylum!
by SPAD
Mon Jun 15, 2015 9:48 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15
Replies: 2534
Views: 484077

Re: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15

I think it's less covering it up, more wanting to change all/some theming because it could now be seen as inappropriate (Smile Always, Get Corrected, the medical-looking parts of the video and the syringes, etc) If they changed it some reporters might try to spread it as them covering it up, but it...