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by DerpyQuark
Wed Aug 21, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort Future
Topic: Cloud Cuckoo Land Replacement
Replies: 200
Views: 35444

Re: Cloud Cuckoo Land Replacement

If they absolutely have to incorporate an IP into CCL, they should theme it to Horrible Histories. I would prefer a new idea, but knowing Merlin, it will be an IP.
by DerpyQuark
Wed Aug 21, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Scarefest - General Discussion
Replies: 2513
Views: 304643

Re: Scarefest - General Discussion

Based on personal observation, I think that Darkest Depths is going to be darker in tone (no pun intended) because HOM had a logo that was very childish and fun, and the Darkest Depths logo is a little bit more sinister, more realistic. If it was designed for young children, the logo would have been...
by DerpyQuark
Tue Aug 06, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort Future
Topic: The Future of Spinball Whizzer and Adventure Land
Replies: 134
Views: 29986

Re: The Future of Spinball Whizzer and Adventure Land

Personally, I think Forbidden Valley has two different sub-areas. The area themed around the Phalanx, which has Nemesis, Nemesis Sub Terra (I know it’s SBNO, but it might come back one day) and The Blade. The other area is themed to space exploration, which includes Galactica. 
by DerpyQuark
Sun Aug 04, 2019 9:43 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort Future
Topic: The Future of Spinball Whizzer and Adventure Land
Replies: 134
Views: 29986

Re: The Future of Spinball Whizzer and Adventure Land

I don’t think Spinball Whizzer could be themed into Forbidden Valley’s aesthetic. It wouldn’t fit into the area, even with theming.
by DerpyQuark
Mon Jul 22, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: Trip Reports, Planning & More
Topic: Alton Towers Dungeon Stag Do
Replies: 2
Views: 263

Re: Alton towers dungeon stag do

I’ve heard somewhere that you can send embarrassing and/or funny stories in for the Judge to read out. If you want to know more about this, go on the Dungeons website.
by DerpyQuark
Fri Jul 19, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: Industry & General Chat
Topic: Funny Things You've Overheard at Parks
Replies: 608
Views: 109658

Re: Funny Things You've Overheard at Parks

At least he said ‘inversions’ instead of ‘loops’ or ‘twists’ or ‘upside down bits’.
by DerpyQuark
Tue Jul 16, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion
Replies: 2799
Views: 384653

Re: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion

I think it will. But knowing Merlin, it probably won’t happen.
by DerpyQuark
Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion
Replies: 2799
Views: 384653

Re: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion

I’m pleased that the ride is now open, and that it has a MOJ theme! The only problem with it is that they could have painted it yellow and black, which is the Smiler’s colour scheme.
by DerpyQuark
Fri Jun 28, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: Industry & General Chat
Topic: Merlin General Discussion - New Owners agreed in £4.8bn deal
Replies: 1434
Views: 79079

Re: Merlin General Discussion - New Owners agreed in £4.8bn deal

Is Merlin going to be absorbed into the KIRKBI brand, or will it still be called Merlin?
by DerpyQuark
Fri Jun 14, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort Future
Topic: Cloud Cuckoo Land Replacement
Replies: 200
Views: 35444

Re: Cloud Cuckoo Land Replacement

I do think that the removal of House of Monsters is possibly for a CCL Retheme (with an IP). Maybe not David Walliams, but I'd like to see something original or in terms of IP's, something like Aardman Animation or Doctor Who (BBC connection with Cbeebies Land) or another IP I would love to see a D...
by DerpyQuark
Wed Jun 05, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Industry & General Chat
Topic: Funny Things You've Overheard at Parks
Replies: 608
Views: 109658

Re: Funny Things You've Overheard at Parks

Overheard near Thi13een's entrance by a lady to her friend:

"I hope there aren't any big drops on this ride!"
by DerpyQuark
Fri May 24, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Thorpe Park Resort - General Discussion
Replies: 6393
Views: 416477

Re: Thorpe Park Resort - General Discussion

Happy Birthday Thorpe Park! :)
by DerpyQuark
Fri May 24, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Rate the Rollercoasters [2019]
Replies: 11
Views: 1052

Re: Rate the Rollercoasters [2019]

1) The Smiler
2) Wicker Man
3) Thi13teen
4) Nemesis 
5) RMT
6) Galactica
7) Oblivion
8 ) Rita
9) Spinball Whizzer
10) Octonauts
by DerpyQuark
Thu May 16, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Towers Loving Care
Replies: 1019
Views: 178628

Re: Towers Loving Care

I'm pleased to see the signs back, too! They were such a good edition to X Sector, so I'm glad to see them back!
by DerpyQuark
Tue May 14, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Towers Loving Care
Replies: 1019
Views: 178628

Re: Towers Loving Care

I like those new signs because they fit in well with the area. However, it says 14 LOOPS, not inversions.
by DerpyQuark
Tue May 14, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Towers Loving Care
Replies: 1019
Views: 178628

Re: Towers Loving Care

What do those new signs look like? I'm interested.
by DerpyQuark
Mon May 06, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Derren Brown's Ghost Train - Rise Of The Demon
Replies: 4874
Views: 746594

Re: Derren Brown's Ghost Train - Rise Of The Demon

I don’t think they will have a Dungeon, because the London Dungeon is nearby.
by DerpyQuark
Sun May 05, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Alton Towers Dungeon - New for 2019
Replies: 308
Views: 38492

Re: The Alton Towers Dungeon - New for 2019

Mark my words, this Dungeon will be operating seasonally by the end of this year.
by DerpyQuark
Sun Apr 28, 2019 9:43 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort Future
Topic: Alton Towers Resort Future - General Discussion
Replies: 920
Views: 167226

Re: Alton Towers Resort Future - General Discussion

I would like to see at least 3 new flat rides. One in Forbidden Valley, one in X Sector, and one in Dark Forest. And some removals and rethemes. FV flat ride-Ripsaw’s former site. Maybe a Huss Breakdance like Dynamo, or another, newer Huss Top Spin, and theme it to the Nemesis monster/the Phalanx.  ...
by DerpyQuark
Sun Apr 28, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion
Replies: 2799
Views: 384653

Re: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion

From what I heard, they are doing “extended maintenance” on Enterprise, and is set to reopen in June.