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by hammundo
Wed Oct 16, 2013 7:03 pm
Forum: Archive
Topic: 2013 Season - General Discussion
Replies: 153
Views: 39986

Re: 2013 Season - General Discussion

Had a great day despite the rain and all the rides were open :)

Smiler is insane
by hammundo
Tue Oct 15, 2013 10:27 pm
Forum: Archive
Topic: 2013 Season - General Discussion
Replies: 153
Views: 39986

Re: 2013 Season - General Discussion

Hello Tom wrote:
It was closed all day, but it was advertised to be open 10-1.


Heres hoping it is open on Wednesday
by hammundo
Tue Oct 15, 2013 8:56 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Ride Downtime 2013
Replies: 222
Views: 31869

Re: Ride Downtime 2013

I know I keep asking but to anyone in the know does anyone know if any maitenence on the smiler is happening tomorrow or is the smiler open?
by hammundo
Tue Oct 15, 2013 10:40 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Ride Downtime 2013
Replies: 222
Views: 31869

Re: Ride Downtime 2013

We'll that leaves me with no confidence it will be open tomorrow :(
by hammundo
Tue Oct 15, 2013 10:18 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Ride Downtime 2013
Replies: 222
Views: 31869

Re: Ride Downtime 2013

Smiler and thirteen down
by hammundo
Tue Oct 15, 2013 12:07 am
Forum: Archive
Topic: 2013 Season - General Discussion
Replies: 153
Views: 39986

Re: 2013 Season - General Discussion

This does however depend on the extent of the heaviness of the rain or what effect the rain may have on the atmosphere as this can cause oblivion to temporarily close, air and Rita do have a warning saying the rain may cause this ride to become uncomfortable but does not close Thanks, as long as Th...
by hammundo
Mon Oct 14, 2013 11:50 pm
Forum: Archive
Topic: 2013 Season - General Discussion
Replies: 153
Views: 39986

Re: 2013 Season - General Discussion

Wednesday is looking a really rubbish day to go... horrendous weather forecast. Please tell me it won't be terrible and that everything will be shut :( I'm going this Wednesday too. So unlucky with the weather but I think I am correct in that heavy rain wont close the rides. Can someone else confir...
by hammundo
Mon Oct 14, 2013 7:42 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Ride Downtime 2013
Replies: 222
Views: 31869

Re: Ride Downtime 2013

Mabalzich wrote:
hammundo wrote:
X/: no way out wrote:
13 still closed and the smiler is!


God I hope the smiler is open on wednesday :?


I believe that for today (Monday) and tomorrow the Smiler is only operating 10am-1pm.


If its open on Wednesday (give me hope!) it will be the first ride I go on at 10am haha
by hammundo
Mon Oct 14, 2013 7:34 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Ride Downtime 2013
Replies: 222
Views: 31869

Re: Ride Downtime 2013

X/: no way out wrote:
13 still closed and the smiler is!


God I hope the smiler is open on wednesday :?
by hammundo
Sun Oct 13, 2013 11:47 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers - Quick Questions
Replies: 1214
Views: 118814

Re: Quick Questions

Does heavy rain affect rides with either slowing them down or closures? I have been on Nemmy in light rain and she was a different beast. Most rides will stay open they will just warn you it will hurt. For example stealth in a thunderstorm was an experience and a half. Okay thanks, I am going this ...
by hammundo
Sat Oct 12, 2013 9:33 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers - Quick Questions
Replies: 1214
Views: 118814

Re: Quick Questions

Does heavy rain affect rides with either slowing them down or closures?


I have been on Nemmy in light rain and she was a different beast.
by hammundo
Thu Oct 10, 2013 4:47 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers - Quick Questions
Replies: 1214
Views: 118814

Re: Quick Questions

JaykeAT wrote:
Surprisingly, yes, it's been ok for a few weeks ever since the "scheduled maintenance" AT did on it.


Thanks, looks like next Wednesday is all set, unless it is cold and rainy. Here hoping... That being said I have been on Nemmy in the rain before and it is something else!!
by hammundo
Thu Oct 10, 2013 4:34 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers - Quick Questions
Replies: 1214
Views: 118814

Re: Quick Questions

JaykeAT wrote:
hammundo wrote:
Is Rita down for long term maintenance or something?


lately,rita seems to be down for the odd day or two,so I doubt it will be anything major.


Okay thanks, I take it The Smiler is okay as well :) ?
by hammundo
Thu Oct 10, 2013 3:53 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers - Quick Questions
Replies: 1214
Views: 118814

Re: Quick Questions

Is Rita down for long term maintenance or something?
by hammundo
Sun Oct 06, 2013 10:34 am
Forum: Trip Reports, Planning & More
Topic: The 'How busy will it be?' Topic
Replies: 545
Views: 118713

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

Wed 16th October?
by hammundo
Sun Oct 06, 2013 10:33 am
Forum: Trip Reports, Planning & More
Topic: From Leicester
Replies: 0
Views: 473

From Leicester

Hello,

please can you help me.
I am planning to come on Wednesday. From Leicester do you think it would be cheapest to get the train to uttoxeter(via derby) then a taxi to alton towers? About 3 or 4 going.

Thanks