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by Nathan_Fisher
Thu Jun 04, 2015 8:04 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Tayto Park
Replies: 103
Views: 22381

Re: Cu Chulainn Coaster - Tayto Park - 2015

It looks great it's a shame there isn't more at the park to be honest, a few more thrill rides and a smaller roller coaster would be ideal, although i suppose the zoo and the high ropes and zip wire make up for this. As a bonus, the Ryanair flights are only £19.98 return.
by Nathan_Fisher
Thu Jun 04, 2015 4:26 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15
Replies: 2534
Views: 428044

Re: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15

I read in a BBC article that the 999 call has to be made by the security team at towers after assessing the situation, depending where the majority of the security team were at the time of the crash could be a major factor on why it took 11 minutes for them to make the call. I have no clue whether t...
by Nathan_Fisher
Thu Jun 04, 2015 12:48 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15
Replies: 2534
Views: 428044

Re: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15

The amount of people that want the smiler to be scrapped is unreal, something like this won't happen again it's safety systems will only be enhanced to prevent anything like this happening in the future. Engineers will go over the smiler looking at every aspect that could be wrong and changing it. A...
by Nathan_Fisher
Wed Jun 03, 2015 11:34 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Wicker Man - General Discussion
Replies: 6759
Views: 1009205

Re: SW8

I would assume after all the investigation has cleared and the victims are recovered, Merlin's main priority is to fix the issue with the Smiler before even starting construction on a new ride. I have no idea how long that would take and whether they would prioritise this first.
by Nathan_Fisher
Tue Jun 02, 2015 6:54 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort Future
Topic: What will The Smiler be like in 20 years?
Replies: 103
Views: 25965

Re: What will The Smiler be like in 20 years?

With recent events occurring, after just 2 years of operation, i dread to think what it will be like in 20 years if i'm honest!
by Nathan_Fisher
Mon Jun 01, 2015 11:39 pm
Forum: Theme Park Gaming
Topic: Rollercoaster Tycoon World
Replies: 94
Views: 20089

Re: Rollercoaster Tycoon World

http://www.rollercoastertycoon.com/rollercoaster-tycoon-world-production-blog-9/ I think I may just have to forgive RCTW for the past trailers and teasers.... The company behind RCTW stated that the previous trailer was only a basic and introductory sample of what the game will be like and they als...
by Nathan_Fisher
Mon Apr 27, 2015 6:29 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort History
Topic: Rides You Never Rode (but wish you had)
Replies: 136
Views: 45248

Re: Rides You Never Rode (but wish you had)

Possibly the Black Hole and Corkscrew.
by Nathan_Fisher
Sat Apr 25, 2015 12:12 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Largest Queue For Monorail
Replies: 18
Views: 5311

Re: Largest Queue For Monorail

I would forget that, i would rather take 20 minutes to walk. Longest iv'e waited is probably 5 minutes, it was a weekday in April a few years ago.
by Nathan_Fisher
Fri Apr 24, 2015 4:45 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Wicker Man - General Discussion
Replies: 6759
Views: 1009205

Re: SW8

Full woodie or hybrid, SW8 will be a huge hit and providing they theme it right and make a good layout this will be a game changer.
by Nathan_Fisher
Fri Apr 24, 2015 4:41 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Rollercoaster Restaurant
Replies: 232
Views: 54381

Re: Forbidden Valley Rollercoaster Restaurant

It will be a hit with the general public, I would assume most of the GP are completely oblivious to the roller coaster restaurant concept therefore drawing large crowds, especially for people with children, who would be fascinated by the idea.
by Nathan_Fisher
Thu Apr 23, 2015 7:48 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Wicker Man - General Discussion
Replies: 6759
Views: 1009205

Re: SW8

I've heard very good things about RMC so fingers crossed this is what's proposed, there're other manufactures that also sound promising such as GCI, but as i keep saying, we'll just have to wait and see.
by Nathan_Fisher
Wed Apr 22, 2015 7:35 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Rollercoaster Restaurant
Replies: 232
Views: 54381

Re: Forbidden Valley Rollercoaster Restaurant

Don't remember how long ago it was posted but a member joined the community and mentioned this restaurant addition was being added to the Air building, he also had a list of other things but can't remember what they were. I remember this as well, it wasn't too long ago though. I'm not quite sure ho...
by Nathan_Fisher
Wed Apr 22, 2015 5:56 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort Future
Topic: Alton Towers Resort Future - General Discussion
Replies: 920
Views: 165562

Re: 2015-2019: Possible Developments?

Ah, i didn't notice the topic at first Lewis
by Nathan_Fisher
Wed Apr 22, 2015 5:27 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort Future
Topic: Alton Towers Resort Future - General Discussion
Replies: 920
Views: 165562

Re: 2015-2019: Possible Developments?

The plans have been revealed on the Staffordshire moorlands council site, (scroll down to see the plans). The plans show a detailed restaurant entrance, with what seems to be roller coaster track, this links to the Food Loop idea that can be seen at Europa Park. http://publicaccess.staffsmoorlands.g...
by Nathan_Fisher
Tue Apr 21, 2015 4:19 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Derren Brown's Ghost Train - Rise Of The Demon
Replies: 4874
Views: 739739

Re: Thorpe Park - New Indoor Attraction 2016

MerlinFan wrote:
I'm thinking new ghost train :)


It's too generic in my opinion, although it could be anything.
by Nathan_Fisher
Wed Apr 15, 2015 7:17 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Derren Brown's Ghost Train - Rise Of The Demon
Replies: 4874
Views: 739739

Re: Thorpe Park - New Indoor Attraction 2016

Is there anything ruling out something like Antarctica at SeaWorld Orlando? I quite enjoyed that ride but would still prefer an sfx :) Do you mean the ride system (trackless system) or the actual theme? If you mean the theme i very much doubt it considering there are real penguins at the end i hone...
by Nathan_Fisher
Wed Apr 15, 2015 6:42 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Flamingo Land
Replies: 1411
Views: 67974

Re: Flamingo Land Sky Flyer

I never have really been a fan of those types of rides, i find them too lose and always feel like i'm coming out of my seat when it stops upside down. Pleasure island is a great family park and would make a great addition to their flat ride line up, although i'm not a fan, it would still entertain o...
by Nathan_Fisher
Wed Apr 15, 2015 5:55 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Island Beats
Replies: 20
Views: 4607

Re: Island Beats

If this is replacing summer nights, it's a shame. Considering summer nights had little to no queues it was great for those who wanted a cheap night out with a high ride count. With well known bands and singers appearing, i would guess the whole park would be packed for the night. Although i guess it...
by Nathan_Fisher
Wed Apr 08, 2015 5:03 pm
Forum: Industry & General Chat
Topic: The Merlin Annual Pass
Replies: 2740
Views: 313556

Re: The Merlin Annual Pass

I'm in agreement with this to be honest. In a way alcohol could be seen as negative, therefore a 20% discount with the Merlin pass, in a way is rewarding MAP holders for buying alcohol. Merlin are not the only company to do this, take nectar cards for example. You can't collect nectar points from bu...
by Nathan_Fisher
Tue Apr 07, 2015 4:08 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Derren Brown's Ghost Train - Rise Of The Demon
Replies: 4874
Views: 739739

Re: Thorpe Park - New Indoor Attraction 2016

I think Jack the ripper is too sinister anyway, it was just a thought. With the nature of Jack the ripper and who is victims were, i don't think its appropriate to be put into a family theme park. Especially with this being a dark ride with possibly a low height restriction, therefore allowing young...