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by michael.boyd
Fri Mar 15, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort History
Topic: Cred Street McDonalds Memories
Replies: 18
Views: 5372

Re: Cred Street McDonalds Memories

Did anyone find any of the sounds irritating back then?
by michael.boyd
Tue Mar 12, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort History
Topic: Past rides: "Where are they now?" The Guide
Replies: 57
Views: 31528

Re: Past rides: "Where are they now?" The Guide

I wonder what happened to the classic Vintage Cars after when it became Driving School/Cuckoo Cars?
by michael.boyd
Sat Mar 09, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort History
Topic: What did you ride on your first visit?
Replies: 138
Views: 35903

Re: What did you ride on your first visit?

My first visit to Alton in 2001 and rides I did were:
-Squirrel Nutty Ride
-Toyland Tours (favorite)
-Black Hole
-CRR
-Vintage Cars
-Haunted House
-Riverbank Eye Spy (the original 2D cut-out one).
I couldn't do the big rides though.
by michael.boyd
Sat Mar 09, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Duel - General Discussion
Replies: 17
Views: 4208

Re: Duel - General Discussion

I have seen some povs and highlights of the new TLC Duel over on YouTube to get a glimpse to see what it's like; the scream sound effect is either switched off or not loud enough in the re-opening season last year in the spiders scene.
by michael.boyd
Thu Mar 07, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort History
Topic: On-Ride Breakdown Experiences
Replies: 247
Views: 58000

Re: On-Ride Breakdown Experiences

I have gotten stuck on Duel twice on my visits to Alton Towers trips. 1) 2009 for the first time in the Spiders Hall, the car was just about to turn and then it stops. 2) In 2015 at the Sinister Garden the car again stopped in front of the Undertaker, I was held for a minute and then it started up a...