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by NeoXIII
Wed Apr 12, 2017 3:21 pm
Forum: Wicker Man
Topic: Wicker Man Construction Discussion
Replies: 1289
Views: 253138

Re: SW8 Construction Discussion

simononestop wrote:
lol

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That's some very bad translated German, where did they get that from?
Tempted to sneak onto the site and correct it myself now! XD
by NeoXIII
Mon Apr 03, 2017 5:14 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Big Six Challenge
Replies: 77
Views: 17881

Re: Big Six Challenge

Maybe because it wasn't supposed to be happening until the 4th? I imagine everything in the park is already set up today and people were trying to compete while the Challenge hasn't even started. Just my guess though.
by NeoXIII
Fri Mar 24, 2017 3:35 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion
Replies: 2815
Views: 399824

Re: Alton Towers - General Discussion

Thanks @Ladyofthelake, I just asked Alton Towers myself as well and they gave me the same answer. :)
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by NeoXIII
Fri Mar 24, 2017 2:20 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion
Replies: 2815
Views: 399824

Re: Alton Towers - General Discussion

What's with the yellow goo on the Towers? :O
Other than that, does the map suggest that you can't go to Katanga Canyon past SeaLife?
by NeoXIII
Wed Mar 15, 2017 9:48 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Derren Brown's Ghost Train - Rise Of The Demon
Replies: 4882
Views: 768530

Re: Derren Brown's Ghost Train

I won't believe that opening date until it actually happens, haha.
Let's see how it'll turn out. :)
by NeoXIII
Wed Mar 15, 2017 10:10 am
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Thorpe Park Resort - General Discussion
Replies: 6406
Views: 439232

Re: Thorpe Park - General Discussion

I'm not sure how I feel about the Ghosttrain actually being advertised as "new" in 2017. Sure, it has been upgraded, but then again TP did say the multiple storylines would be a thing from the very start...
by NeoXIII
Thu Mar 09, 2017 10:46 am
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Thorpe Park Resort - General Discussion
Replies: 6406
Views: 439232

Re: Thorpe Park - General Discussion

Is anyone going to the MAP Preview day later this month, by any chance? Managed to get myself a ticket for it. :)
by NeoXIII
Wed Mar 08, 2017 9:16 am
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Derren Brown's Ghost Train - Rise Of The Demon
Replies: 4882
Views: 768530

Re: Derren Brown's Ghost Train

Gotta be honest, doesn't exactly fill me with hope when they can't even stick to an opening date announcement date... They haven't even said anything or apologised, just denying they ever said it..? I dunno, much prefer to not have a fixed opening day and all teething problems gone, rather than a d...
by NeoXIII
Sun Feb 26, 2017 6:36 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Derren Brown's Ghost Train - Rise Of The Demon
Replies: 4882
Views: 768530

Re: Derren Brown's Ghost Train

Am curious how the changes will work out in the end! Thought I could experience it at the Annual Pass Day, but park already confirmed it won't be open for that day. Oh well!
by NeoXIII
Thu Feb 02, 2017 4:45 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion
Replies: 2815
Views: 399824

Re: Alton Towers - General Discussion

But what if someone runs into the fence? Seems dangerous. 8-[ You bet I'll have the Schadenfreude of my life time! In all seriousness though, I don't see too much of a problem with that fence. Too bad about taking good photos, but I assume a lot of people saw themselves flying off there in the dark...
by NeoXIII
Mon Jan 23, 2017 9:49 am
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Kolmården Wildlife Park
Replies: 101
Views: 21524

Re: Kolmården Wildlife Park

According to Parkerlebnis.de and a Swedish website, most of the committee involved are in favour of keeping Wildfire up and running. Friend of mine gave me a quick translation, it seems like it's up to Kolmarden if they want to reopen the ride for this season. Finger's crossed! Sources: http://www.p...
by NeoXIII
Wed Jan 18, 2017 9:32 am
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Derren Brown's Ghost Train - Rise Of The Demon
Replies: 4882
Views: 768530

Re: Derren Brown's Ghost Train

ThemeParkCrafter wrote:
I am a bit confused what is happening with the attraction name now. Also the video doesn't really say anything new


I don't think anything will change in the name, I assume it's just for the promotion of the new destination.
Unless you like to call it DBGT:ROTD now. ;)
by NeoXIII
Tue Dec 20, 2016 2:35 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Galactica - A worth while investment?
Replies: 23
Views: 5771

Re: Galactica - A worth while investment?

MakoMania wrote:
It is optional :)


It is now. I remember AT saying that VR is mandatory a couple of weeks before Galactica launch, probably to justify the "world's first fully dedicated VR rollercoaster". :)
by NeoXIII
Tue Dec 20, 2016 9:53 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Galactica - A worth while investment?
Replies: 23
Views: 5771

Re: Galactica - A worth while investment?

The first few rides I had were amazing, and I love the theme and concept quite a lot. However, I wished they would have put more effort into the scenery during the ride and made the VR optional, like they originally said it would be. Am also hoping that they'll add more destinations to the ride as w...
by NeoXIII
Fri Dec 16, 2016 3:15 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Gröna Lund
Replies: 3
Views: 1583

Re: Gröna Lund

For the same operating group as Kolmarden, Park&Resorts: Swedish government has repealed the planning permission for Grona Lund's new attraction in 2017, Ikaros: https://mitti.se/nyheter/grona-lunds-monsterattraktion-kan-stoppas/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; (Swedish, but a Ger...
by NeoXIII
Thu Dec 01, 2016 10:10 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Wicker Man - General Discussion
Replies: 6767
Views: 1054166

Re: SW8

by NeoXIII
Thu Nov 24, 2016 9:14 am
Forum: TTSP Events & Meetup Archive
Topic: Events Calendar 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 4632

Re: Events Calendar 2017

May is going to be a super busy time for me, but I'm sure I can take some time off for [email protected]! <3
by NeoXIII
Wed Nov 16, 2016 5:03 pm
Forum: Theme Park Gaming
Topic: Planet Coaster
Replies: 73
Views: 16517

Re: Planet Coaster

MakoMania wrote:
My 1 year old computer can't run planet coaster :(

That's weird. My 3 year old one is able to run it. Not on high specs, but enough that it's not frustrating to play really. :)
by NeoXIII
Mon Nov 07, 2016 3:54 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Ultimate Firework Spectacular
Replies: 217
Views: 42914

Re: Fireworks

Survived two days in the park, and I had an amazing time. Made the mistake of leaving too soon on Saturday, resulting in being stuck at the car park for an hour. Traffic flow was badly handled, or rather just too much. Not really the park's fault in my opinion. I had some issues with not being able ...
by NeoXIII
Mon Nov 07, 2016 3:51 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Ultimate Firework Spectacular
Replies: 217
Views: 42914

Re: Fireworks

In my original post I said, and I still believe this, the park should have made both days only for those prebooking tickets for standard guests and annual passholders meaning they could easily limit the number of people who turned up in comparison to how they actually dealt with it. :) Funny enough...
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