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by Wagstaff04
Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Nemesis - General Discussion
Replies: 162
Views: 38357

Re: Nemesis - General Discussion

Rode it again yesterday, and it’s still no. 1 easily. Enough said. 
by Wagstaff04
Mon Sep 17, 2018 3:59 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Duel - General Discussion
Replies: 17
Views: 5385

Re: Duel - General Discussion

Rode Duel yesterday, and I think this is an improvement. Things like the new portraits, which are a huge step up from the outdated news story and, in my opinion, the ride music, really drag this ride into the present. Also, one of the more subtle(ish) changes is that, instead of the zombies in the w...
by Wagstaff04
Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:58 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler - General Discussion
Replies: 3172
Views: 577425

Re: The Smiler - General Discussion

Rode Smiler today, and it’s still kind of rough. However I think that the roughest part is now the inversion on the 1st drop. 
by Wagstaff04
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:50 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Nemesis - General Discussion
Replies: 162
Views: 38357

Re: Nemesis - General Discussion

I’m very small, about 4 foot 11, but I thought Nemesis, last year at least, to be butter smooth, and I was riding in row 7!
by Wagstaff04
Fri Sep 07, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: Trip Reports, Planning & More
Topic: The 'How busy will it be?' Topic
Replies: 545
Views: 146317

Re: The 'How busy will it be?' Topic

Does anyone know how busy it will be late-March at Thorpe?
by Wagstaff04
Thu Aug 30, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Flamingo Land
Replies: 1425
Views: 96429

Re: Flamingo Land

Finally got to Flamingo Land last week, and I definitely had lots of fun there the park is great and so are the rides. Here’s a review of the ones I did: Mumbo Jumbo Easily the best ride in the park. The drop and zero-g roll are my favourite parts, as the drop is just insane and the roll is so close...
by Wagstaff04
Thu Aug 30, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort Future
Topic: SW9
Replies: 317
Views: 80280

Re: SW9

Would be a certain winner with park guests! Something along the line of journey to atlantis at universal or a drop along the lines of dudley do right ripsaw falls would be epic! If they themed it aswell as Wickerman it would be worthy of the title SW.. Would be the fist water based SW aswell so ano...
by Wagstaff04
Thu Aug 30, 2018 1:07 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort Future
Topic: Alton Towers Resort Future - General Discussion
Replies: 933
Views: 198099

Re: Alton Towers Resort Future - General Discussion & Wishes

I honestly think that this year will be like 2015, just new accomadation and an upcharge attraction. 
by Wagstaff04
Mon Aug 27, 2018 12:30 pm
Forum: Trip Reports, Planning & More
Topic: Last ride you have been on
Replies: 109
Views: 26645

Re: Last ride you have been on

Mumbo Jumbo at Flamingo Land. Best ride in the park imo. 
by Wagstaff04
Fri Aug 24, 2018 3:41 pm
Forum: Rest of World Parks & Attractions
Topic: Your Top Ten Coasters
Replies: 126
Views: 33809

Re: Your Top Ten Coasters

Just came back from Flamingo Land, so time to change my list:

1. Nemesis
2. Oblivion
3. Mumbo Jumbo
4. Galactica
5. The Smiler
6. Kumali
7. Shockwave (Drayton Manor)
8. Th13teen
9. Rita
10. Millennium (Fantasy Island)
by Wagstaff04
Fri Aug 24, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: New to the forum? Introduce yourself here!
Replies: 2871
Views: 1223135

Re: New to the forum? Introduce yourself here!

Welcome to the forum!
by Wagstaff04
Thu Aug 16, 2018 10:33 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort Future
Topic: Alton Towers Resort Future - General Discussion
Replies: 933
Views: 198099

Re: 2015-2019: Possible Developments?

I hope to see some sort of frisbee ride, as Maelstrom is my favourite ride at Drayton Manor. Due to the height limit, they could even dig a hole for it like Nemesis, and that would probably increase the thrill factor. 
by Wagstaff04
Fri Aug 10, 2018 10:27 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Rita - General Discussion
Replies: 123
Views: 19349

Re: Rita - General Discussion

That makes sense. I’m 4”9’ and Rita was very rough for me. 
by Wagstaff04
Tue Aug 07, 2018 11:17 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: New to the forum? Introduce yourself here!
Replies: 2871
Views: 1223135

Re: New to the forum? Introduce yourself here!

Welcome Jake!
by Wagstaff04
Sun Aug 05, 2018 9:47 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Scarefest - General Discussion
Replies: 2567
Views: 377728

Re: Scarefest - General Discussion

Found this on Theme Parks UK’s website: Terror of the Towers  is not opening for  Scarefest  in 2018 – it’s receiving the love and care it needs to get back up to scratch and will return soon Does this mean that TOTT could return for next year? Credit:  https://www.themeparks-uk.com/alton-towers-gui...
by Wagstaff04
Sat Aug 04, 2018 8:27 am
Forum: TTSP Events & Meetup Archive
Topic: TowersTimes' Summer Festival - 4th August 2018 - Discussion
Replies: 64
Views: 9406

Re: TowersTimes' Summer Festival - 4th August 2018 - Discussion

Can’t make it unfortunately, as I’m going to a airshow today. Nevertheless, have fun everyone!
by Wagstaff04
Fri Jul 27, 2018 7:21 am
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Thorpe Park Resort - General Discussion
Replies: 6451
Views: 537148

Re: Thorpe Park Resort - General Discussion

I can just hear the newspapers licking their lips…
by Wagstaff04
Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: Trip Reports, Planning & More
Topic: The 'How busy will it be?' Topic
Replies: 545
Views: 146317

Re: The 'How busy will it be?' Topic

Does anyone know how busy Towers will be late-September, as I seem to be going then. 
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