UK theme parks from another point of view!

 
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Thu Jun 15, 2006 8:47 pm

Being the quiky little wotsit I am, I randomly thought of an idea. Dotted around the park there are relics of residing magic, in the monorail station for example (anywhere with the "where the magic never ends" logo still there really) and those big billboards telling you the opening times of Alton. Things like that that still have the zing we long for. Maybe if we got pictures as evidence and clarification of what we actually mean, then maybe somemore people will listen to it. Another nugget for the petition anyhoo.

So if you could find any pictures, of anything you think is still pumping with magical zing that alton is all about, dont hesitate to shove it on here. I'll search around existing images to try and find what I mean because I doubt i shall be going to Alton for a while this year (boohoo)

Happy hunting for those magic snaps!
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Thu Jun 15, 2006 8:49 pm

I am going next tuesday. Will take my camera along with me to try and capture a few pictures.

Just for the hell of it 8)
 
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Thu Jun 15, 2006 9:29 pm

wow! Great idea. I really like that. I will be taking lots of pictures. Happy snapping!
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Thu Jun 15, 2006 11:08 pm

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do you mean stuff like this?
 
Ant

Thu Jun 15, 2006 11:13 pm

Most of the Magic can be seen still at the Monorail stations, Signs, ITHOMK, Paintings on station walls etc. Me Fears that it wont be long though till this is all change :cry:.

Really good idea I will be takeing looking out takeing pics of anythin magic.
 
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Thu Jun 15, 2006 11:20 pm

"Dave" wrote:
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do you mean stuff like this? :-?


Aqualand, WOW! Never seen that before! I love the stars on the signposts as you drive in: Stars = :D
 
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Fri Jun 16, 2006 1:03 pm

Nice one Dave, i've never spotted that. Here's one i found.

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Fri Jun 16, 2006 3:08 pm

omg, something for 2p, i wish this was a new sign
 
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Fri Jun 16, 2006 3:25 pm

The Walls logo hasn't changed much has it. :)
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Fri Jun 16, 2006 4:11 pm

bit of the old cred street magic


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and of course the most obviouse

Nemesis
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Fri Jun 16, 2006 4:19 pm

How did u get them Dave? That must of been some mission get in there! Its a bit cramped
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Fri Jun 16, 2006 4:20 pm

I've seen that Aqualand sign before. As much as we may think 'wow, Aqualand.those were the days!', it shows just how lazy the park is that after all these years they cant even take off a little sign like that!
 
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Fri Jun 16, 2006 4:21 pm

Well the only way you would see it is by the inner roads in the park which i walk every weekend or possibly from the Rapids Queue? So it doesnt matter to much!
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Dave

Fri Jun 16, 2006 4:23 pm

time is money. and the sign is backstage technicaly so its not going to confuse guests so why waste the time and money removing it.

also it gies geeks like us a chuckle

and as for the outa controle photos. one is taken through the window, the mesh stuff was see though up close. and the other was tken through a door that was left ajar. i stuck my camera through the crack and snap.
 
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Fri Jun 16, 2006 4:24 pm

You can see the Aqualand sign from the queue for the Rapids yes.

The Nickelodeon building had one of its doors ever so slightly open so you can pop a camera in, and also one of the windows is not completely blacked out and you can see in
 
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Fri Jun 16, 2006 4:33 pm

This is all really great guys, keep it up! That aqua land thing is really interesting. I fought people wouldn't understand what I mean.it seems our minda are entiwined :shock:

Anyway.

Thanks for this! xxdagoo

p.s. you guys kickass!
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Fri Jun 16, 2006 4:37 pm

I've spotted the Nemesis sign on the tunnel entrance after the loop but I was surprised it was there when I first saw it as it's quite big and never thought to look there before. I haven't spotted any of the others, I'll have to have a look out next time I'm on-park plus I'll try and find any new ones that aren't on here.
 
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Fri Jun 16, 2006 5:09 pm

I will try to get some photos, i may have a few on my computer now.

Found one of the wonky AT - Where The Magic Never Ends sign. It is bad quality 'cos it was taken by phone:

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Changed to link. Could people re-size any pictures that might stretch the forum or link to them instead.
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Sorry, i thought it would'nt :P.
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Fri Jun 16, 2006 6:12 pm

Does anyone have any photos from the obselete queueline on nemmie? Must be a good view from there. :)
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Fri Jun 16, 2006 10:30 pm

believe it or not, I think ATA has one, looky here- http://gallery.towersalmanac.com/displa ... 296&pos=90

Excellent view of the loop there.
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