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by Ash
Wed May 06, 2009 9:54 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort Future
Topic: Alton Towers Resort Future - General Discussion
Replies: 921
Views: 172655

Re: Alton Towers Third Hotel

I would love to see a Center Parcs esque place built at Alton Towers, think it would suit well :)
by Ash
Wed May 06, 2009 6:42 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Europa Park
Replies: 2763
Views: 108175

Re: Europa-Park 2009: Blue Fire / Iceland

Christ, Alton and Thorpe wouldnt go wrong to learn from that
by Ash
Wed May 06, 2009 5:32 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: SW6 Ride Discussion
Replies: 1266
Views: 144553

Re: SW6 Ride Discussion

Same here
by Ash
Wed May 06, 2009 5:17 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort Future
Topic: Alton Towers' 10-year development plan
Replies: 152
Views: 23744

Re: Alton Towers' 10-year development plan

We shall see, i wonder what agreement they will come to with the SMDC once theyve shown them all this, and i wonder why there doing it. Planning immunity? Shame we cant get some specifics from AT or the SMDC as to when there plans are going in, seems another trip to Leek is in order. I imagine they ...
by Ash
Tue May 05, 2009 2:07 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: ATH & CCL Theatre Licence Variation?
Replies: 5
Views: 1073

Re: ATH & CCL Theatre Licence Variation?

Knew it was nothing major, just wondered if it was anything specific?
by Ash
Tue May 05, 2009 8:43 am
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Flamingo Land
Replies: 1412
Views: 73679

Re: Flamingoland 2009-S&S El Loco

Must admit, ive been following this ride for quite some time good to see it finally going up with steel.

Id like to get there for opening day of this :)

Seems so unusual and should be pretty big too!
by Ash
Tue May 05, 2009 4:47 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: ATH & CCL Theatre Licence Variation?
Replies: 5
Views: 1073

ATH & CCL Theatre Licence Variation?

Hey,

Its not on the SMDC website yet but alton have applied for a licence variation at CCL Theatre and ATH

"Premises Licence Application (Variation) – Alton Towers Resort, Tweenies Theatre, Alton
No objections
Premises Licence Application (Variation) – Alton Towers Hotel"

Any ideas?
by Ash
Mon May 04, 2009 10:32 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: SW6 Ride Discussion
Replies: 1266
Views: 144553

Re: SW6 Ride Discussion

ok boys and girls, i think its time we all took a large packet of chill pills and looked at this with our logical heads for a second. Ok lets look at what we know. We know Alton Towers removed the corkscrew, in preparation for a ride that is codenamed SW6. We also know that Alton Towers ran a tester...
by Ash
Mon May 04, 2009 9:02 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: SW6 Ride Discussion
Replies: 1266
Views: 144553

Re: SW6 Ride Discussion

B&M?!

and

Rita : Green Track!

and

Intamin are making a brand new roller coaster for the black hole tent?!



Opinions, Shawn bravo if your right, but if this has come from AT Staff (apart from management) it sounds like someones pulling your leg but we shall see!
by Ash
Mon May 04, 2009 8:59 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: SW6 Ride Discussion
Replies: 1266
Views: 144553

Re: SW6 Ride Discussion

:) :clap:

Looks like i owe Mr Hindhaugh some money!
by Ash
Mon May 04, 2009 8:25 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: SW6 Ride Discussion
Replies: 1266
Views: 144553

Re: SW6 Ride Discussion

If it isnt Vekoma, thats my 2nd guess, then Premier, then Maurer Sohne
by Ash
Mon May 04, 2009 12:24 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: SW6 Construction
Replies: 658
Views: 111171

Re: SW6 Construction

Well theyve got to construct a large helix shaped trench regardless. I cant see it lasting too long will we know exactly what happens in that building.

So when are we going to see real construction on site? I thought it was meant to start last week?
by Ash
Sat May 02, 2009 4:01 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: 2010: Secret Weapon Six Part Three
Replies: 1311
Views: 129270

Re: 2010: Secret Weapon Six Part Three

If you persist to stand by the fact its B&M put your money where you mouth is and promise to leave the forum if it isnt. If your brother has been in meetings, the plans are wrong etc etc... Why not do that? Ive made a bet with Astrodan (who pretty much agrees with me) and ive said if this new co...
by Ash
Fri May 01, 2009 10:55 pm
Forum: Rest of World Parks & Attractions
Topic: Its Zamperla!!
Replies: 19
Views: 2468

Re: Its Zamperla!!

I remember that ryan that thing was awful. I think ive been on the ride in the 2nd picture as well. Thunderbolt and Flambards no?
by Ash
Fri May 01, 2009 1:22 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Fish in "Mating Overdrive"
Replies: 17
Views: 2333

Re: Alton Towers Fish in "Mating Overdrive"

Thought Russel Barnes and these sorts of antics had gone?
by Ash
Thu Apr 30, 2009 1:39 pm
Forum: Trip Reports, Planning & More
Topic: Oakwood. May half term?
Replies: 7
Views: 719

Re: Oakwood. May half term?

Id be up for this definitely :)

Never been and have wanted to go for ages
by Ash
Wed Apr 29, 2009 9:43 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Cooking World Record Attempt At Alton Towers
Replies: 3
Views: 758

Cooking World Record Attempt At Alton Towers

STUDENTS are set to join Celebrity MasterChef winner and ex-Atomic Kitten Liz McClarnon in a Guinness world record attempt at Alton Towers on Friday. Students from three UK secondary schools; Bottisham Village College, Cambridge; Littleover Community School, Derby; and St Anselms College, Birkenhead...
by Ash
Wed Apr 29, 2009 9:35 pm
Forum: Trip Reports, Planning & More
Topic: Sunday 3rd May
Replies: 25
Views: 2187

Re: Sunday 3rd May

Umm maybe for me, will see if im in work! :)
by Ash
Wed Apr 29, 2009 9:35 pm
Forum: Trip Reports, Planning & More
Topic: TTF Exhibition Football Match
Replies: 8
Views: 934

Re: TTF Exhibition Football Match

Cheers!

Come on guys 5 a side would be ace but 11 a side would be hilarious!
by Ash
Wed Apr 29, 2009 7:18 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Key To Winning HB Lesiure Games
Replies: 15
Views: 6287

Re: Key To Winning HB Lesiure Games

Apparently on that on you have to spin it back to you and make it hit the bottom of the bucket or is it forward spin. Im not sure but i know Tom would be useful right now.