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by ThemeCrafter264
Sat Nov 17, 2018 10:24 pm
Forum: Rest of World Parks & Attractions
Topic: Your Top Ten Coasters
Replies: 121
Views: 23610

Re: Your Top Ten Coasters

1. Shambhala - PortAventura 2. Wicker Man - Alton Towers 3. Stealth - Thorpe Park 4. Th13teen - Alton Towers 5. Saw: the Ride - Thorpe Park 6. Furius Baco - PortAventura 7. Oblivion - Alton Towers 8. Nemesis Inferno - Thorpe Park 9. THE SWARM - Thorpe Park 10. Dragon's Fury - Chessington (11. Nemesi...
by ThemeCrafter264
Fri Nov 16, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: People Smoking Outside Of Designated Areas
Replies: 161
Views: 28017

Re: People Smoking Outside Of Designated Areas

It's ridiculous when people queue for rides or wait for the fireworks but smoke. There's smoking places for a reason.
by ThemeCrafter264
Tue Oct 23, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Industry & General Chat
Topic: Merlin General Discussion
Replies: 1407
Views: 69738

Re: Merlin General Discussion

Merlin should have had very strong results for their theme park with the hot weather but they didn't. Merlin isn't providing the growth shareholders want 
by ThemeCrafter264
Mon Oct 15, 2018 7:15 am
Forum: Rest of World Parks & Attractions
Topic: Dubai Parks & Resorts
Replies: 181
Views: 24920

Re: Dubai Parks & Resorts

Dubai Parks has had a 33% increase in attendance for the 9 months of this year when compared to last year but the figure still isn't over 2 million.
by ThemeCrafter264
Sat Oct 06, 2018 8:19 am
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Fright Nights
Replies: 1248
Views: 142483

Re: Fright Nights

Can I just ask DJ why you liked Do or Die so much? I haven't been to Fright Nights but it just looked like black walls (and less theming than Sanctum) and repetitive "scares".
by ThemeCrafter264
Sat Aug 25, 2018 6:48 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: The Walking Dead: The Ride
Replies: 416
Views: 29025

Re: The Walking Dead: The Ride - New for 2018

Is this a permanent change for the ride?
by ThemeCrafter264
Fri Aug 24, 2018 7:51 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Inside Alton Towers - General Discussion
Replies: 28
Views: 4510

Re: Inside Alton Towers - General Discussion

Good documentary but there were a few things I didn't like. Some fake news was said like towers being the most popular theme park in the UK (which goes to Legoland). It seems that there was a major cut or something due to the snow being only half mentioned. Finally I didn't seem to like how all the ...
by ThemeCrafter264
Thu Aug 02, 2018 10:31 pm
Forum: Industry & General Chat
Topic: Funny Things You've Overheard at Parks
Replies: 593
Views: 104744

Re: Funny Things You've Overheard at Parks

I had to convince my dad earlier this week that most coaters are not powered coasters and instead rely on gravity. Still doesn't fully believe me though...
by ThemeCrafter264
Sun Jul 15, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: Chessington World of Adventures Resort
Topic: Chessington - General Discussion
Replies: 1695
Views: 131296

Re: Chessington - General Discussion

Does anybody know what is happening to Kobra? It has been shut all today and I really want to ride it when I visit Chessington on Tuesday.
by ThemeCrafter264
Fri Jul 06, 2018 10:33 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion
Replies: 2736
Views: 359244

Re: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion

When you buy tickets, over 12 year olds are counted as adults, yet for the rapids, the age to become an adult turns to 18 years old. Now that's logical bearing in mind the ticket office where you spend money is under a 15 minute walk to the rapids where the main aim is to have fun, not make money. T...
by ThemeCrafter264
Thu Jul 05, 2018 10:26 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion
Replies: 2736
Views: 359244

Re: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion

Just remember that people like me are totally immature and will obviously injure ourselves. However, as soon as we're 18, we will be completely safe.
by ThemeCrafter264
Wed Jul 04, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: Chessington World of Adventures Resort
Topic: Chessington - General Discussion
Replies: 1695
Views: 131296

Re: Chessington - General Discussion

It's not even the emoji movie...
by ThemeCrafter264
Fri Jun 22, 2018 8:36 pm
Forum: Rest of World Parks & Attractions
Topic: Disneyland Resort
Replies: 73
Views: 13412

Re: Disneyland Resort

All the non open parts of Pixar Pier:
  • Carousel retheme
  • Sweet Shop
  • Luxo animatronic
by ThemeCrafter264
Thu Jun 21, 2018 10:47 am
Forum: Rest of World Parks & Attractions
Topic: Universal Orlando Resort
Replies: 1047
Views: 88005

Re: Universal Orlando Resort

Th13teen's freefall drop is about 1/2 what is expected to be the freefall drop for the Harry Potter Coaster at around 15ft.
by ThemeCrafter264
Mon Jun 18, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Wicker Man - General Discussion
Replies: 6738
Views: 966793

Re: Wicker Man General Discussion

When is Wicker Man the quietest to ride (apart from ert which normal guests don't have access to)?
by ThemeCrafter264
Sat Jun 16, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Rest of World Parks & Attractions
Topic: Disneyland Resort
Replies: 73
Views: 13412

Re: Disneyland Resort

The inside out ride will be a rethemed Flik's Flyers so not an e ticket for now
by ThemeCrafter264
Sat Jun 16, 2018 12:15 pm
Forum: Rest of World Parks & Attractions
Topic: Disneyland Resort
Replies: 73
Views: 13412

Re: Disneyland Resort

DCA in 2015 was brilliant but slowly, the park has lost its' Californian roots for more IPs. Pixar Pier for instance could actually be quite nice if the focus was a Victorian pier with the Pixar characters there as oppose to worlds of Pixar characters. The issue is with Galaxy's Edge opening, Disney...
by ThemeCrafter264
Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: Rest of World Parks & Attractions
Topic: Tokyo Disney Resort
Replies: 7
Views: 1262

Re: Tokyo Disney Resort

There is always the chance that Sinbad may be rethemed so the ride system can be used again for this new area, bearing in mind the planned site for the new port is very close to the Arabian coast port.
by ThemeCrafter264
Mon Jun 11, 2018 9:27 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion
Replies: 2736
Views: 359244

Re: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion

It's still ridiculous what has happened to Early Ride Time. You used to be able to do it with a prebooked ticket but now you can't. This means without a MAP, you have to queue for Wicker Man for over an hour, showing once again Merlin just caring about money. It's just unfair on paying guests who ha...
by ThemeCrafter264
Fri Jun 01, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: The Swarm
Replies: 349
Views: 44928

Re: The Swarm

Yes, that's true.
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