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by COASTERGENICS
Sun Apr 30, 2017 9:56 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Thorpe Park Resort - General Discussion
Replies: 6450
Views: 518317

Re: Thorpe Park - General Discussion

I was at Thorpe today and to be honest I was a bit disappointed. Firstly stealth and x we're struggling with technical issues throughout the day. DBGT also spent most the day closed. Overall throughput was very bad on swarm, colossus, stealth when it was open and x . things just didn't run smoothly ...
by COASTERGENICS
Wed Apr 26, 2017 1:24 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Thorpe Park Resort - General Discussion
Replies: 6450
Views: 518317

Re: Thorpe Park - General Discussion

Silly question but what is a RAP entrance?
by COASTERGENICS
Sun Apr 09, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Colossus
Replies: 239
Views: 49783

Re: Colossus

went to the park yesterday (8/4/17) and got evacuated from colossus in the morning. i think colossus needs a bit of tlc
by COASTERGENICS
Sun Apr 09, 2017 7:39 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Derren Brown's Ghost Train - Rise Of The Demon
Replies: 4894
Views: 838183

Re: Derren Brown's Ghost Train

after riding rise of the demon yesterday (08/04/17) i think it has got considerably better. one thing i noticed is that as you board the Victorian train carriage initially, you can actually see the hydraulic pistons down to the left under the carriage. not sure if s anyone noticed that but ...
by COASTERGENICS
Sat Jul 09, 2016 4:48 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Derren Brown's Ghost Train - Rise Of The Demon
Replies: 4894
Views: 838183

Re: Derren Brown's Ghost Train - New for 2016

Spoiler: show
did anyone see any way the train left the first room?
by COASTERGENICS
Wed Jul 06, 2016 11:39 am
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Derren Brown's Ghost Train - Rise Of The Demon
Replies: 4894
Views: 838183

Re: Derren Brown's Ghost Train - New for 2016

Don't read if you have not ridden the ride... I didn't see any type of track or runners. How does the actual train move? Also the ride broke yesterday aswell, about 2:30 ish Oh so it did open yesterday? Despite them saying, "We have no more planned Technical Rehearsals" Sent from ...
by COASTERGENICS
Wed Jul 06, 2016 10:19 am
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: The Walking Dead: The Ride
Replies: 422
Views: 44133

Re: X:\ No Way Out

I just got back from Thorpe park and they were running only 1 train all day.
by COASTERGENICS
Wed Jul 06, 2016 10:12 am
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Derren Brown's Ghost Train - Rise Of The Demon
Replies: 4894
Views: 838183

Re: Derren Brown's Ghost Train - New for 2016

Don't read if you have not ridden the ride...
Spoiler: show
I didn't see any type of track or runners. How does the actual train move?


Also the ride broke yesterday aswell, about 2:30 ish
by COASTERGENICS
Sun Jun 26, 2016 7:11 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: M&D's
Replies: 80
Views: 16435

Re: M&D's

early reports from a unconfirmed source via daily mirror twitter say a young girl may loose her hand. i will try and track down the tweet.

*EDIT* i have posted the link to the tweet... https://twitter.com/DailyMirror/status/747122749630455808
by COASTERGENICS
Sun Jun 26, 2016 7:07 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Thorpe Park Merchandise
Replies: 68
Views: 25191

Re: Thorpe Park Merchandise

i realize that this is not completely related to this topic but is there anywhere that people can get actual pieces of theme park rides likes wheels etc as i am trying to settle an argument. it could be of any ride/park
by COASTERGENICS
Sun Jun 26, 2016 5:54 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: M&D's
Replies: 80
Views: 16435

Re: M&D's

Image

the wheel has actually come off as this image shows
by COASTERGENICS
Sun Jun 26, 2016 5:34 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: M&D's
Replies: 80
Views: 16435

Re: Tsunami derailment at M&D's

on one of the images you can see the wheels in tact, could it be a track fault?
by COASTERGENICS
Tue Jun 21, 2016 4:28 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Derren Brown's Ghost Train - Rise Of The Demon
Replies: 4894
Views: 838183

Re: Derren Brown's Ghost Train - New for 2016

have there been any other previews or soft openings today or have they died down for a bit?
by COASTERGENICS
Wed Jun 01, 2016 4:07 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Wicker Man - General Discussion
Replies: 6772
Views: 1168655

Re: SW8

guys!!

we have made it to the trending story on theme park review!
by COASTERGENICS
Mon May 09, 2016 6:05 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Derren Brown's Ghost Train - Rise Of The Demon
Replies: 4894
Views: 838183

Re: Derren Brown's Ghost Train - New for 2016

this was posted by Thorpe park today with the caption "Hmmm seems like Derren has been up to his tricks elsewhere on the Island..." https://scontent-lhr3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/13124666_10154022584185867_6630206820543109259_n.jpg?oh=97d171358ea5f49c89930e8abe3dc5cd&oe=57DD162A
by COASTERGENICS
Thu May 05, 2016 2:11 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Derren Brown's Ghost Train - Rise Of The Demon
Replies: 4894
Views: 838183

Re: Derren Brown's Ghost Train - New for 2016

Image

if you look to the right of the carridge you can see a warped window, could this be Photoshop or part of the illusion
by COASTERGENICS
Sun May 01, 2016 6:41 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Thorpe Park Merchandise
Replies: 68
Views: 25191

Re: Thorpe Park Merchandise

does Thorpe park sell lanyards or anything similar?
by COASTERGENICS
Sun May 01, 2016 6:17 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Derren Brown's Ghost Train - Rise Of The Demon
Replies: 4894
Views: 838183

Re: Derren Brown's Ghost Train - New for 2016

i went to Thorpe yesterday (30th April) and saw a lot of activity around the studio north trailer. also one of the fire exits was open and it looked like a walkway type structure or some form of permanent scaffold structure. also when i was in the ghost train shop the member of staff said that they ...
by COASTERGENICS
Sun Apr 03, 2016 12:25 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Samurai
Replies: 77
Views: 20762

Re: Samurai

I think its time for a re-theme!
by COASTERGENICS
Fri Mar 25, 2016 8:04 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Derren Brown's Ghost Train - Rise Of The Demon
Replies: 4894
Views: 838183

Re: Derren Brown's Ghost Train - New for 2016

Just as a quick thought, how are the on ride photos going to work if the riders are wearing vr headsets?
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