UK theme parks from another point of view!

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by jonathan leake
Sun Nov 16, 2008 6:51 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Oakwood
Replies: 882
Views: 109407

Re: Official Oakwood Thread!

I would love to see a good log flume or rapids ride at Oakwood. Or an S&S screaming swing
by jonathan leake
Sat Nov 15, 2008 8:22 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Goodbye to Bouncing Bugs!
Replies: 37
Views: 5216

Re: Goodbye to Bouncing Bugs!

So basically we want it to look more permanent wiv water jets and on a better cycle. Yea that sound brilliant. I really like the water jets on billys whizzer as it tunes it in to a sort of game. Also i heard it was going to look abit like a mushroom so whats that all about. Does anyone know what the...
by jonathan leake
Sat Nov 15, 2008 7:54 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory love?
Replies: 41
Views: 5664

Re: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory love?

Iv never been on it as i heard it wasnt very good and as i live quite a long way for alton towers i tend to go on the other better rides. I do plan on riding it the next time i visit
by jonathan leake
Sat Nov 15, 2008 7:52 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: If you had one wish...
Replies: 23
Views: 3351

Re: If you had 1 wish...

I would wish for a underground roller coaster something like RMT but with inversions and themed like indiana jones with lights underground and smoke effects. Hmm, that sounds like a darn good wish :P. Is this possible? Is they any underground roller coasters in the world? I mean, full coasters, not...
by jonathan leake
Thu Nov 13, 2008 5:32 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: SAW: The Ride
Replies: 2497
Views: 181572

Re: Thorpe Park 2009: Saw - The Ride

Its just load of clips of the roller coaster in No Limits very crapley edited together
by jonathan leake
Thu Nov 13, 2008 1:36 pm
Forum: Rest of World Parks & Attractions
Topic: Small claim to fame *RIP RollerCoaster*
Replies: 34
Views: 5189

Re: Small claim to fame *RIP RollerCoaster*

Dam i never got to ride avalanche By the way im a bit on an plank. What Italin coaster companys i know the name of some companys like B&M and such aand such but what Italian ones are their i know they have denied it but it could still be true. I once got heard that they wanted to bulid the pepsi...
by jonathan leake
Thu Nov 13, 2008 1:20 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: SAW: The Ride
Replies: 2497
Views: 181572

Re: Thorpe Park 2009: Saw - The Ride

The latest video is now on Saw the ride web site.
and to be honist it really crap
by jonathan leake
Tue Nov 11, 2008 11:42 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Monorail: 2008/9 Train Re-Themes
Replies: 1188
Views: 168341

Re: Monorail: 2008 Train Re-Themes

"DomB""][quote=""shirehorse" wrote:
The cow train is udderly cool :) Could have a whole herd of them!


Can that recieve the worst joke ever award.. :lol:

Other than that, the Cow train is too my favourite.
[/quote]

HAHA OMG thats is so bad its funny. Iv been laughing now for 5 minutes
by jonathan leake
Tue Nov 11, 2008 5:55 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Which Rides Do You Not Ride?
Replies: 38
Views: 3818

Re: Which Rides Do You Not Ride?

I miss out Ripsaw as i can always go on the one at chessington which is closer to my house. Also submission as i really dont like it.
by jonathan leake
Mon Nov 10, 2008 9:00 am
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: SAW: The Ride
Replies: 2497
Views: 181572

Re: Thorpe Park 2009: Saw - The Ride

No not yet the first train is due to arive on site in January.
by jonathan leake
Sun Nov 09, 2008 10:19 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort History
Topic: Corkscrew: The End of an Era.
Replies: 776
Views: 94832

Re: Corkscrew: The End of an Era: 9th November 2008

Did she get much media coverage today. Is it going to be on the news
by jonathan leake
Fri Nov 07, 2008 7:34 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: SAW: The Ride
Replies: 2497
Views: 181572

Re: Thorpe Park 2009: Saw - The Ride

For anyone intrested heres an update, You really cant see anything. http://content.maniahub.com/photo/Thorpe/02-11-08%20Dylan/P1020815.JPG http://content.maniahub.com/photo/Thorpe/02-11-08%20Dylan/P1020823.JPG Im going to Thorpe Blast on sunday so will get some pics when im their. Thanks
by jonathan leake
Thu Nov 06, 2008 8:45 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Park lighting - Mutiny Bay to Katanga Canyon
Replies: 15
Views: 2075

Re: Park lighting - Mutiny Bay to Katanga Canyon

Couldn't really see where to put this, so I've started a new topic. Apologies if I'm being an eeejit. When I was on park a few weeks ago I noticed that a number of sturdy wooden poles had been put in place along the path from MB to KC. I figured they were for Scarefest lighting but they looked nice...
by jonathan leake
Thu Nov 06, 2008 8:42 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort History
Topic: Corkscrew: The End of an Era.
Replies: 776
Views: 94832

Re: Corkscrew: The End of an Era: 9th November 2008

I wonder if they will have special souvinors for the day like they have done of the 10 Years of oblivion. Also iv just found out i cant go well everyone who is going i wish a fantastic time. I only ever rode it once. I was really hopeing to go wiv my dad as he last went on the corkscrew 2 weeks afte...
by jonathan leake
Thu Nov 06, 2008 2:37 pm
Forum: Rest of World Parks & Attractions
Topic: Best (coming soon) Coaster
Replies: 17
Views: 2436

Re: Best (coming soon) Coaster

i put SW6 mainley cause i know what the others are and SW6 is a complete mystry. Im also looking forward to rideing Saw
by jonathan leake
Wed Nov 05, 2008 10:21 pm
Forum: Rest of World Parks & Attractions
Topic: Your top 5 parks
Replies: 30
Views: 4121

Re: Your top 5 parks

Mt. Olympus
Six Flags Great Amerca
Thorpe Park
Alton Towers
Oakwood
by jonathan leake
Wed Nov 05, 2008 10:14 pm
Forum: Rest of World Parks & Attractions
Topic: Small claim to fame *RIP RollerCoaster*
Replies: 34
Views: 5189

Re: Small claim to fame *RIP RollerCoaster*

Its not a bad ride, how did you find out that they are closing it? I had heard on the grape vine about a week ago, but wasn't convinced. However, one of the op'sasked an enthusiast to take a picture of him beside the rides brake leavers, also when the last train was loaded all 4 op's (yes 4, I've n...
by jonathan leake
Mon Nov 03, 2008 5:03 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Prosthetic ear found under rollercoaster
Replies: 30
Views: 4402

Re: Prosthetic ear found under rollercoaster

"Mankey""][quote=""Mick, kobe, japan" wrote:
I go to pieces on rollercoasters too!


LMFAO!!! what a fantastic reply...

I can smell poo a mile off though! and i think this is pooey! :P

^^ Chris ^^[/quote]

HAHA that so funny iv been laughing for the past hour
by jonathan leake
Mon Nov 03, 2008 4:57 pm
Forum: Rest of World Parks & Attractions
Topic: Small claim to fame *RIP RollerCoaster*
Replies: 34
Views: 5189

Re: Small claim to fame *RIP RollerCoaster*

Wasnt Rollercoaster once called Velvet im pretty sure it was this ones. Its just i know my mates grandad or great grandad used to work on a coaster called Velvet that im sure was at PBB
by jonathan leake
Mon Nov 03, 2008 1:10 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Monorail: 2008/9 Train Re-Themes
Replies: 1188
Views: 168341

Re: Monorail: 2008 Train Re-Themes

Has the fish bowl train been done yet? I thought that they were waiting untill next year.