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by Liam.W
Mon Oct 12, 2020 5:13 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort - Quick Questions
Replies: 1249
Views: 221015

Re: Alton Towers Resort - Quick Questions

Scarefest is not on this week. It next runs from Friday 16th October to the 1st November
by Liam.W
Sat Jul 25, 2020 11:21 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Oktoberfest - General Discussion
Replies: 17
Views: 4744

Re: Oktoberfest - General Discussion

I say we start a petition for Olympia Looping to make an appearance for the true Oktoberfest experience :lol 
by Liam.W
Thu Jul 23, 2020 7:29 pm
Forum: Industry & General Chat
Topic: Intamin General Discussion
Replies: 2
Views: 670

Intamin General Discussion

Today Intamin have announced 4 new ride concepts. Hot Racer Firstly we have the Hot Racer, which is Intamin's take on the RMC single rail coaster. These compact dueling coasters look to be a good investment for parks with limited space, with one of the advertised layouts been dubbed as "The wor...
by Liam.W
Fri May 29, 2020 5:05 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort Merchandise
Replies: 332
Views: 72087

Re: Alton Towers Resort Merchandise

Alton pin badges tend to retail for £4.50 per badge so £3 is good. 

If you're wanting more pin badges either buy them directly from the online shop, or just search "Alton Towers Pin Badge" on eBay.
by Liam.W
Wed May 27, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: Industry & General Chat
Topic: The Merlin Annual Pass
Replies: 2748
Views: 382452

Re: The Merlin Annual Pass

Well that’s why individual theme park passes exist! It’s extremely fair what they are doing by adding on months. And if you don’t want to visit a SeaLife or Tussauds during the winter then that’s your own problem, not Merlin’s.
by Liam.W
Sun May 10, 2020 12:01 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort Future
Topic: SW9
Replies: 318
Views: 82110

Re: SW9

A B&M Hyper won't ever happen due to the restrictions. Unless they fancy digging a 200ft+ trench... 
by Liam.W
Thu Apr 23, 2020 3:40 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion
Replies: 2908
Views: 482098

Re: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion

wamdue wrote:
I went to Thorpe Park a few years ago in either Sept/October, and it was awful. No atmosphere, rides closed. These end of season days are not the same as regular days.


That's just because it's Thorpe Park, it never has an atmosphere and closed rides  :lol :lol
by Liam.W
Wed Apr 22, 2020 8:45 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion
Replies: 2908
Views: 482098

Re: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion

wamdue wrote:
Doesn’t October and November depend on a little factor called the British weather?

The park always opens in October and November, why is it all of a sudden an issue now?  :-k
by Liam.W
Mon Mar 09, 2020 7:23 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort Future
Topic: The World of David Walliams - *Delayed until 2021*
Replies: 252
Views: 65385

Re: The World of David Walliams - New for 2020

I think the inflatable arch is just to get people excited for the area, a bit of advertisement. If you look behind the archway you can see the actual entrance archway which is made up of books piled up on top of each other.
by Liam.W
Mon Mar 09, 2020 7:22 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort - Quick Questions
Replies: 1249
Views: 221015

Re: Alton Towers Resort - Quick Questions

You don't get any free tickets. However with your Premium MAP you should receive a Welcome Pack, which contains: - A pop badge - A lanyard - 3x Share the fun vouchers (£15 entry for friends and family) - 1x Alton £5 Fastrack voucher - 1x Thorpe £5 Fastrack voucher - 1x Chessie £5 Fastrack voucher Th...
by Liam.W
Thu Jan 09, 2020 5:30 pm
Forum: TTSP Events & Meetups
Topic: Events Calendar 2020
Replies: 7
Views: 2694

Re: Events Calendar 2020

Is the Scaremazing date confirmed yet?
by Liam.W
Mon Dec 30, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort History
Topic: Abandoned
Replies: 12
Views: 3636

Re: Abandoned

Went to the abandoned toilet once. It was very abandoned and smashed up. As an abandoned toilet block should be.

Part of me thinks that the Nemesis extension queue never gets used because the queue is never long enough to warrant opening it... Just a wild guess.
by Liam.W
Fri Dec 27, 2019 11:32 am
Forum: Rest of World Parks & Attractions
Topic: Six Flags Magic Mountain
Replies: 189
Views: 21398

Re: Six Flags Magic Mountain

On the POV video you can see there are 3 trains in use.
by Liam.W
Sat Nov 16, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: TTSP Events & Meetups
Topic: Ideas & Suggestions
Replies: 49
Views: 16350

Re: Ideas & Suggestions

As we’ve had a talk by Eng/Tech, what would you like to see them talk about?  Would love to hear more about different procedures, a look into the scheduling of maintenance and some other interesting videos/photos like last time. To be fair some of the stuff I'd love to know about may be a bit borin...
by Liam.W
Mon Oct 28, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Scarefest - General Discussion
Replies: 2574
Views: 386948

Re: Scarefest - General Discussion

Attic!
by Liam.W
Mon Oct 21, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: TTSP Events & Meetups
Topic: Ideas & Suggestions
Replies: 49
Views: 16350

Re: Ideas & Suggestions

I'd love to see some ride behind the scenes tours at Alton. The Gruffalo BTS and DBGT BTS are my 2 favourite exclusives that I have had with TTSP and I'd love to see them happen at Towers. As for ERT, my personal favourite is Oblivion so would love to see that next year. Not had Th13teen or Spinball...
by Liam.W
Sun Oct 20, 2019 11:31 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Scarefest - General Discussion
Replies: 2574
Views: 386948

Re: Scarefest - General Discussion

Yes you get fastrack for one ride on Duel, Runaway Mine Train, Nemesis and Oblivion per day of your visit.
by Liam.W
Wed Oct 16, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: Industry & General Chat
Topic: Mechanical Engineering in the theme park industry
Replies: 2
Views: 1263

Re: Mechanical Engineering in the theme park industry

Interested to see what people say to this as I am also currently a mechanical engineer and am looking to work in the theme park industry in the future! 
by Liam.W
Tue Oct 15, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: TTSP Events & Meetup Archive
Topic: TT ScareMazing 7 - Reviews & Feedback
Replies: 7
Views: 2086

Re: TT ScareMazing 7 - Reviews & Feedback

This was the best scaremazing I have ever done, I finally braved a proper maze and the behind the scenes of both mazes was really interesting, especially in Mine Tours having a play in the rat runs! The talk was really interesting seeing the design process of the mazes and learning more about the ma...
by Liam.W
Fri Oct 11, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort - Music and Videos
Replies: 1478
Views: 340239

Re: Alton Towers Resort - Music and Videos

Omg you don't understand how long i've been trying to find official Freak Show audio YEESSSSSS!!!!!
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