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by Altonator
Sun Feb 06, 2011 9:07 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Quick Questions 2011
Replies: 773
Views: 65050

Re: Quick Questions 2011

Anybody know if X52 bus from Derby is running during half term this year? It did last year :D
by Altonator
Sun Feb 06, 2011 8:47 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: The American Adventure
Replies: 3029
Views: 410980

Re: The American Adventure: Past, Present and Future

A bit more news about the site :D Developers told to embrace tourism in ideas to transform ex-theme park < Previous 1 2 Next > Developers told to embrace tourism in ideas to transform ex-theme park By catherine oakes and ed hill [email protected].co.uk LARGE-SCALE industrial operations have been...
by Altonator
Thu Jan 27, 2011 12:16 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: 2011: Discussion
Replies: 1012
Views: 105811

Re: 2011: Discussion

I don't think it gives a good impression to general public when they reliase theres no new attraction. They may decide to visit other attractions this year and create smaller queues for us regulars! :P At least theres the nice fresh waterpark to splash about in :P As far as the majority on here are ...
by Altonator
Mon Jan 17, 2011 10:46 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: New Resort Branding 2011
Replies: 208
Views: 21474

Re: New Resort Branding 2011

Is this the image? [url=http://www.enjoystaffordshire.com/see-do/thedms.aspx?dms=13&GroupId=2&venue=2221164" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;]http://www.enjoystaffordshire.com/see-d ... ue=2221164[/url] have got the brochure that can be requested on the above site (left side) th...
by Altonator
Mon Jan 17, 2011 10:32 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Hotel - losing the special touch?
Replies: 61
Views: 5842

Re: Alton Towers Hotel - losing the special touch?

This is going back a long time but I remember the little wash bags you used to get in the bathrooms. They were themed around the hotel, had baby bear shaped soap and a sponge in the shape of the balloon ship... I still have one of these knocking around somewhere! I renember when they used to welcom...
by Altonator
Mon Dec 06, 2010 11:25 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort History
Topic: Alton Towers on Flickr
Replies: 11
Views: 1973

Re: Alton Towers on Flickr

Great pics there cheers for sharing :) Just looking at this one of Festival Park [url=http://www.flickr.com/photos/left_handed_male/2723264708/in/set-72157606474181116/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;]http://www.flickr.com/photos/left_hande ... 474181116/[/url] I persume it's taken fr...
by Altonator
Mon Dec 06, 2010 10:55 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort - Music and Videos
Replies: 1458
Views: 263007

Re: Park Music and Videos

Would like to see this :) any chance of putting the link up again?
Cheers :)
by Altonator
Tue Nov 02, 2010 10:41 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort Monopoly 2011 Edition
Replies: 18
Views: 3205

Re: Alton Towers Resort Monopoly 2011 Edition

Was full price still on Sunday. Though I've already got it :)
Can imagine a huge Shrek on the board on the 2011 version hehe :)
by Altonator
Mon Nov 01, 2010 12:40 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort Future
Topic: Shrek & General attraction discussion for 2011?
Replies: 552
Views: 69597

Re: Shrek attraction for 2011?

The farm and Adventureland are open during the festive season as it's mentioned in the brochure.
So construcion work couldn't start until Jan at the earliest. Could the whole area be refurbhed by March?
by Altonator
Mon Nov 01, 2010 12:26 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Scarefest 2010 discussion
Replies: 170
Views: 19107

Re: [SPOILERS] Scarefest discussion

Has anyone mentioned/realised the interior queue music was the old Toyland Tours track sped up and slowed down? I think some of the T Tours theming is outside the carnival? [url=http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/5102998602/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;]http://www.flickr.co...
by Altonator
Sat Oct 30, 2010 11:58 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort Future
Topic: Katanga Canyon 2011
Replies: 32
Views: 4857

Re: Katanga Canyon 2011

Maybe a ride could go on Flume site and through the trees just look what they did with Thirteen going through the woods :)
by Altonator
Sat Oct 30, 2010 11:54 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Scarefest 2010 discussion
Replies: 170
Views: 19107

Re: [SPOILERS] Scarefest discussion

Brillant video there onair really shows off the scarefest experience really well :clap:
by Altonator
Sat Oct 30, 2010 11:30 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Halloween Scarefest Pics
Replies: 2
Views: 732

Re: Halloween Scarefest Pics

Heres a few of mine taken 17 10 10 :)
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by Altonator
Sat Oct 30, 2010 11:26 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Some night photos
Replies: 12
Views: 1906

Re: Some night photos

Great pics Sammy cheers for those :D
by Altonator
Mon Oct 25, 2010 11:42 pm
Forum: Trip Reports, Planning & More
Topic: Planning For Wednesday
Replies: 4
Views: 709

Re: Planning For Wednesday

All major rides are open except Flume and Skyride and selected childrens attractions Squirrel Nutty etc which close at 3:30pm due to light levels :)
Hope this helps :)
by Altonator
Mon Oct 25, 2010 11:37 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Ultimate Fireworks: 5-7 November 2010
Replies: 401
Views: 48730

Re: The Ultimate Fireworks: 5-7 November 2010

I'm sure the lighting on the towers shall remain hope the rest does :D
by Altonator
Mon Oct 25, 2010 11:25 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Scarefest: 16-31 October 2010 [NO SPOILERS]
Replies: 933
Views: 88369

Re: Scarefest: 16-31 October 2010 [NO SPOILERS]

Been today park was busy. Weather was really sunny but cool. Queue times Thirteen 45 mins Air 60 mins Nemesis 60 mins (queue going up slope) Rita 45 mins Mine Train was down late afternoon not sure why Oblivion 30 mins Mauders Maythem had a qiueue!` Sonic 70 mins Big queue for Skelvins Haunted Adven...
by Altonator
Mon Oct 25, 2010 10:52 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: 2010: In Review
Replies: 15
Views: 2066

Re: 2010: In Review

Great season. visited numeros times had some great laughs with mates :) Thirteen is a great addition with great theming lets hope it lasts as long as it's predcessor :) Scarefest has been awesome with all the lighting and special effects. Planning on going at least twice more including fireworks :) ...
by Altonator
Mon Oct 25, 2010 12:13 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort Future
Topic: Katanga Canyon 2011
Replies: 32
Views: 4857

Re: Katanga Canyon 2011

Could just be a flat and just because a new addition could be planned it doesn't mean the whole of Katanga will change. Just look how Rita was plonked in Ug Land :P Hopefully Merlin will make the new blend in with the old. Or then again maybe something huge is planned to join Katanga and Munity Bay ...
by Altonator
Mon Oct 25, 2010 12:05 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort Future
Topic: Shrek & General attraction discussion for 2011?
Replies: 552
Views: 69597

Re: Shrek attraction for 2011?

Wasn't the ice show stopped due to noise abbatement order ie too much noise coming from the tent or am I confused with something else? :)