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by Vik
Tue Sep 14, 2004 4:25 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Queue Jumping
Replies: 65
Views: 15461

yes griff, Ive seen exactly the same thing before on the river rapids, and the look on their faces when they realsided what they did, it was a picture
by Vik
Sat Sep 11, 2004 2:16 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Nemesis Bloodfalls
Replies: 60
Views: 11389

afraid you missed park life, last episode last sunday, but keep lookin out for it tho bound to be repeated again.

Last time I seen the blood falls running was back in 2002, theres just pools of stagnant water at the bottom now.
by Vik
Thu Sep 09, 2004 10:45 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort Future
Topic: Removing 'The Flume' Would Be Ideal
Replies: 101
Views: 28378

flumes gotta stay for a while yet, just a nice ride to relax on after a spin on the coasters, and has reride value aswell, as long as the queues aint to long, unlike for example stormforce 10, which though its a great ride, you get such a soaking you dont want to go on it again. You may get a bit we...
by Vik
Thu Sep 09, 2004 10:40 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort Future
Topic: A Part Of Ugland Will Close, On The 20th September!
Replies: 118
Views: 40026

ye supose, it did look in a very sorry state tho, so when it is removed doubt we will be seeing it in another area of the park, if anywhere at all, looks like a trip to the scrap heap for it which would be a shame. Going again on 29 oct so hopefully will be able to see a clearer picture of whats hap...
by Vik
Thu Sep 09, 2004 10:19 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort Future
Topic: A Part Of Ugland Will Close, On The 20th September!
Replies: 118
Views: 40026

Well it has begun...

Apparently work started today on the removal of the Boneshaker.



There was no activity today in ugland, and there certainly was nobody anywhere near boneshaker, it was still there in one piece at closing time.
by Vik
Mon Aug 02, 2004 11:25 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Electronic Boards
Replies: 29
Views: 8791

I normally find they over exagerate the queue lengths by about 15 mins or so, the only exception being the black hole where I normally find you queue for around 15 mins longer than is stated. Think the extra 20 mins you had to wait for air was no doubt due to the fact that the ride was being its usu...
by Vik
Fri Jun 25, 2004 10:22 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Queue Jumping
Replies: 65
Views: 15461

queue jumpings rife on black hole also, when the queue is right around the island,a ll the scallies climb over the small fence run across the island and rejoin without a batter of an eyelid from anyone, and saving themselve a good 30 mins queue time. Have also seen it on corkscrew aswell of late, gl...
by Vik
Fri Jun 04, 2004 10:35 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort History
Topic: Harness Failure?
Replies: 148
Views: 49289

Another woman is currently trying to sue Alton Towers because she say when the AIr brakes stopped on Black Hole her restraint bar was'nt locked and shot her to the front of the carriage breaking her ribs! Hmmm.... so, Alton Towers 1 - Liars trying to make money - NIL! she should count her self luck...
by Vik
Sun May 30, 2004 8:02 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Top Ten Music Chart
Replies: 34
Views: 11322

Gone for the hex theme, just think its really good
by Vik
Sat May 08, 2004 5:21 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort History
Topic: Harness Failure?
Replies: 148
Views: 49289

the first time i went on nemmie, i didnt do the little belt thingy - i didnt know what to do with it lol!!! - and the staff didnt touch it. It was only when going up the hill when i noticed the person sitting next to me how their belt was done, so i quickly put mine in! I was really scared after th...