UK theme parks from another point of view!

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by Mattmills
Tue Jan 08, 2008 8:57 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Thorpe Park Resort - General Discussion
Replies: 6378
Views: 391826

I quite like the website too, i dnt think its too bad tbh, but the typos are really annoying me!
by Mattmills
Fri Jan 04, 2008 10:54 pm
Forum: Rest of World Parks & Attractions
Topic: Best Disney Park
Replies: 18
Views: 2948

Yeh i agree the best time to go to Walt Disney World in Orlando is october, november time, just avoid thanksgiving! as it is practically walk on every ride
by Mattmills
Fri Jan 04, 2008 12:27 pm
Forum: Rest of World Parks & Attractions
Topic: Best Disney Park
Replies: 18
Views: 2948

Ive been to Floridas parks and Paris's parks and they are both simply amazing! Orlandos Disney is massive because when buying the land for the parks, Walt Disney used different people with fake identities to buy it all up so that people wouldnt realise it was one company, meaning land prices wouldnt...
by Mattmills
Fri Dec 07, 2007 4:32 pm
Forum: Rest of World Parks & Attractions
Topic: Walt Disney World General Discussion
Replies: 157
Views: 11607

I prefer the Florida Mission Space to the Paris Version to be honest, its just a lot nicer to ride, and the cars are so much more comfy!

I like both but prefer the Florida Version
by Mattmills
Tue Oct 30, 2007 10:29 pm
Forum: Trip Reports, Planning & More
Topic: Disneyland Paris Coach Trips?
Replies: 9
Views: 2738

You may need to have at least one person in the group over 18, if u wanted to stay in the hotel, as often they need someone there who is classed as an adult to take responsibility of the group? Dont know if that applies at Disney, I have been thinking of going away after my A2's are over with a grou...
by Mattmills
Tue Aug 14, 2007 12:42 am
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Thorpe Park Resort - General Discussion
Replies: 6378
Views: 391826

Yeh i remember when the fireworks were held on the lake between the farm and main thorpe park, and the spectators were all on the side of the lake down the right from the dome were the infilling all is now, i also remember watching fireworks on the lake next to Colossus in 2002, think that was the l...
by Mattmills
Sun Jun 24, 2007 7:57 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Thorpe Park Resort - General Discussion
Replies: 6378
Views: 391826

i find the seats on colossus comfy apart from the very restricting restraints! they really need to allow your legs to move around more instead of locking them totally in!
by Mattmills
Sun Jun 24, 2007 10:31 am
Forum: Rest of World Parks & Attractions
Topic: Girl's legs severed: Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom
Replies: 49
Views: 12225

erm yes but Intamin coasters also have seatbelts on..such as Stealth and Rita, its not asthough B&M are the only manufacturer that do use seatbelts
by Mattmills
Sat Jun 23, 2007 11:19 pm
Forum: Rest of World Parks & Attractions
Topic: Girl's legs severed: Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom
Replies: 49
Views: 12225

I agree totally with halltd, for a start if Intamin rides were not safe, then they wouldnt be operating, secondly, Intamin are not responsible for how the park operators run the rides, thats the theme parks responsibility and thirdly, how can you say Intamin are not as safe as any other manufacturer...
by Mattmills
Fri Jun 22, 2007 10:52 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Thorpe Park Resort - General Discussion
Replies: 6378
Views: 391826

Can i just ask, who really cares if Colossus is slightly rough! its a great ride! Why choose where you sit on the roughness?! its getting older, its bound to happen..
by Mattmills
Tue Jun 19, 2007 2:01 pm
Forum: Rest of World Parks & Attractions
Topic: Wouldn't like a lift evac from there...
Replies: 21
Views: 5956

Ouch is all i can say! poor people
by Mattmills
Thu May 31, 2007 11:20 am
Forum: Rest of World Parks & Attractions
Topic: Universal Orlando Resort
Replies: 1059
Views: 90044

Theres already another topic on this here
http://www.towerstimesforum.co.uk/viewtopic.php?t=16763
by Mattmills
Sat May 12, 2007 10:11 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: The American Adventure
Replies: 3029
Views: 404697

"Sazzle" wrote:
I've just noticed something about those designs br LARC.. there's an email address on the bottom. Surely the Internet wasn't that well-used back in the early nineties? It may be that the concepts are for a later stage...?


Hmmm interesting!
by Mattmills
Sat May 12, 2007 9:40 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: The American Adventure
Replies: 3029
Views: 404697

erm its sazzle? not spark? lol
by Mattmills
Tue May 08, 2007 11:50 pm
Forum: Rest of World Parks & Attractions
Topic: The Best UK Theming
Replies: 29
Views: 5882

I went for Legoland as from what i can remember the themeing is absolutely amazing quite emersive if you see what i mean. Otherwise I would have gone for Chessington as their themeing is superb and really adds to the experience! rides like Vampire make me love chessy.
by Mattmills
Sat Apr 21, 2007 8:50 pm
Forum: Rest of World Parks & Attractions
Topic: Dubai Parks & Resorts
Replies: 182
Views: 25465

Ah i havnt the foggiest! just the fact that there was an F1 car in that billboard picture!
by Mattmills
Sat Apr 21, 2007 8:21 pm
Forum: Rest of World Parks & Attractions
Topic: Dubai Parks & Resorts
Replies: 182
Views: 25465

Why wouldnt it be able to hold up its theme throughout? theres a lot of different teams in F1? so perhaps a different area for the majority of teams?
if i remember correctly i think its just for F1 right?
by Mattmills
Thu Apr 12, 2007 1:07 pm
Forum: Rest of World Parks & Attractions
Topic: World's Top Parks - Attendance 2006
Replies: 10
Views: 1791

interesting that Alton Towers had more visitors than Walt Disney Studios in Paris, would have thought that this park would have a lot more considering how many visitors the main Disneyland Park had
by Mattmills
Fri Apr 06, 2007 11:04 pm
Forum: Rest of World Parks & Attractions
Topic: Florida Park/Ride Reviews
Replies: 14
Views: 5187

Yeh great review i absolutely loved this ride so much so that i rode it about 20 times while i was there! going back in November so will be reriding it lol
by Mattmills
Thu Apr 05, 2007 9:52 am
Forum: Chessington World of Adventures Resort
Topic: Chessington - General Discussion
Replies: 1695
Views: 134659

'Due to technical difficulties Dragons Fury is currently ubavailable.' - its down again lol, but nice to see that they can spell!!