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by HalfwayCorrected
Wed Jan 11, 2017 8:57 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Thorpe Park Resort - General Discussion
Replies: 6438
Views: 486101

Re: Thorpe Park - General Discussion

Hi everyone, since visiting Thorpe Park for FRIGHT NIGHTS this year I've always wanted to know what audio they used on Samurai (maybe other flats but half the speakers were broken). Wimbledonsound seem to have done this years audio but used music from Succession Studios for Coaster Dispatch (Wake of...
by HalfwayCorrected
Tue Jul 05, 2016 9:01 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort - Quick Questions
Replies: 1211
Views: 196542

Re: Alton Towers Resort - Quick Questions

Does anyone know how Merlin make or where they buy the audio control panels from which are in the ops cabin? And how do they work?


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by HalfwayCorrected
Fri Jul 01, 2016 8:21 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15
Replies: 2534
Views: 462343

Re: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15

I wonder what number it has on the front :lol Although I suspect it will have train 6 on the front. I never actually thought of that!!! I have a feeling they are just going to call it train 4. They kept everything else pretty much the same, so I don't see why they would change something that isn't ...
by HalfwayCorrected
Fri Jul 01, 2016 12:47 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15
Replies: 2534
Views: 462343

Re: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15

The Smilers now has its 4th train on show on the outdoor storage track! It's sparkling new!
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by HalfwayCorrected
Thu Apr 28, 2016 4:18 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Ride Downtime
Replies: 223
Views: 43815

Re: Ride Downtime 2016

Snow seems to be having an effect. Only Enterprise open for thrill rides at ridetimes.co.uk I believe RideTimes is currently broken as it was listing the same ride availability yesterday when the theme park was fully closed. RideTimes seems to have problems when the park is shut mid-week but it's f...
by HalfwayCorrected
Tue Apr 12, 2016 8:03 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Ride Downtime
Replies: 223
Views: 43815

Re: Ride Downtime 2016

Or could be to do with the blocks having shuttles close together and after the incident that could be considered as an issue


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by HalfwayCorrected
Tue Apr 12, 2016 7:58 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Ride Downtime
Replies: 223
Views: 43815

Re: Ride Downtime 2016

Does anyone know why oblivion hasn't been running using two loading areas lately? Every single trip I have had since June 2015 it has only been using one loading area Probably because of the queues being too short so 2 stations would mean loads of empty shuttles. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
by HalfwayCorrected
Tue Apr 12, 2016 7:55 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15
Replies: 2534
Views: 462343

Re: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15

Does anyone know whether Towers are having new announcements made for The Smiler because when it broke down on Sunday they were all done manually?


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by HalfwayCorrected
Sun Apr 10, 2016 5:17 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Ride Downtime
Replies: 223
Views: 43815

Re: Ride Downtime 2016

The Smiler went down at around 4:50 after a harness issue. It resulted in a evacuation of the train on the transfer. The queue was also emptied with priority passes handed out!


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by HalfwayCorrected
Wed Mar 23, 2016 8:51 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15
Replies: 2534
Views: 462343

Re: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15

NemesisNosh wrote:
It's very infrequent, heard it once in the 6 times I rode myself.
The time to get corrected is part of the new edited projection audio loop which happens to play on the stairs and baggage area. It says it every 10 minutes or so.


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by HalfwayCorrected
Fri Feb 12, 2016 9:53 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15
Replies: 2534
Views: 462343

Re: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15

As far as I can tell from MI7 the Buy The Smiler shop sign has now returned! Unsure about the entrance signs though.
by HalfwayCorrected
Wed Dec 30, 2015 5:09 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15
Replies: 2534
Views: 462343

Re: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15

Perhaps a random question but how long were the que times? Also had it been stopped for a long long time before the train that eventually stalled was sent through? reasoning for my questions: My guess is that external pressure to bust que times could have played a factor. From reading various bits ...
by HalfwayCorrected
Wed Dec 30, 2015 10:22 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15
Replies: 2534
Views: 462343

Re: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15

There is as she used it to phone through after the incident.


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by HalfwayCorrected
Tue Dec 29, 2015 6:58 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15
Replies: 2534
Views: 462343

Re: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15

Hi, I have only just recently joined this forum however I have been following along with peoples views and thoughts about what happened on The Smiler. I've been very interested in Alton Towers for a while now and am a huge fan of The Smiler! :yes: I myself was there in X-Sector watching The Smiler ...
by HalfwayCorrected
Tue Dec 29, 2015 3:27 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15
Replies: 2534
Views: 462343

Re: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15

Now that's something we have been missing out on, the folk who were there on the day, sounds truly harrowing, though I'm glad you managed to get over the initial horror. However I feel I've seen enough footage from the incident to last me a lifetime lol. Was there any indication that anyone else ac...
by HalfwayCorrected
Mon Dec 28, 2015 11:56 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15
Replies: 2534
Views: 462343

Re: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15

Hi, I have only just recently joined this forum however I have been following along with peoples views and thoughts about what happened on The Smiler. I've been very interested in Alton Towers for a while now and am a huge fan of The Smiler! :yes: I myself was there in X-Sector watching The Smiler w...