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by RideOpMatt
Tue Jun 25, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion
Replies: 2790
Views: 378079

Re: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion

Did a park that has had its signature ride closed for days just ask to be memed by thousands of guests? Am I understanding this right? Apparently so...  :(  They didn't even get the month right on the 'revealing' post. Marketing dept don't deserve a Christmas bonus this year for that car crash of a...
by RideOpMatt
Sat Jun 22, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion
Replies: 2790
Views: 378079

Re: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion

Justin wrote:
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Got to be Scream!


What does scream mean though? They’re saying it’s bigger than the big 6?
by RideOpMatt
Sat Jun 22, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Wicker Man - General Discussion
Replies: 6758
Views: 1005794

Re: Wicker Man - General Discussion

I’ve been hearing that Wicker Man is closed and is likely to be closed for a few days? Is this true and can anyone shed some light on it? I’m visiting Tues-Thurs and don’t want it to be closed. They’ve been replying on Twitter saying they’re doing maintenance over the last couple of days and to che...
by RideOpMatt
Sun Oct 14, 2018 2:25 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Wicker Man - General Discussion
Replies: 6758
Views: 1005794

Re: Wicker Man General Discussion

This “breakdown” plus all the speculation about the lift hill chain looking like it was jumping slightly because of the tensioners a while back is a journalists heaven.
by RideOpMatt
Tue Oct 09, 2018 11:38 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort Future
Topic: What will Alton Towers be like in 50 years?
Replies: 17
Views: 5580

Re: What will Alton Towers be like in 50 years?

You climb into the back of your car, it drives you to towers, drops you off at the drop off point and goes and parks itself on the 30 story car park. Why 30 stories? Well, back in 2020, things were starting to get a bit clustered on the park. Reducing car park spaces was the logical choice.  As you ...
by RideOpMatt
Mon Oct 08, 2018 6:33 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Rate the Rollercoasters (2018 Edition)
Replies: 47
Views: 6835

Re: Rate the Rollercoasters (2018 Edition)

1. Smiler 2. Wicker Man (late on when it shifts) 3. Oblivion 4. Galactica 5. Nemesis 6. Th13teen 7. Rita 8. RMT First time riding Nemesis was after seeing on all the forums everyone raving about it, and honestly I don’t see what everyone enjoys about it so much. Just didn’t really do it for me as mu...
by RideOpMatt
Mon Oct 08, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Wicker Man - General Discussion
Replies: 6758
Views: 1005794

Re: Wicker Man General Discussion

Rode WM last night, first time riding it late on, and it was one of the best rollercoaster experiences I've ever had. It's ridiculous how much a full days operation has on the speed!  Definitely should offer late night rides on more occasions.