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Which Rides Do You Not Ride?

Tue Nov 11, 2008 5:45 pm

If you only came to Alton Towers once a year and the queues were normalish, which rides would you not bother riding? (Obviously leave out all the ones for little children)
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Re: Which Rides Do You Not Ride?

Tue Nov 11, 2008 5:46 pm

I think I'd leave out Ripsaw, because it actually terrifies me, I feel so unsafe in it! Ditto for the Ug Swingers.
 
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Re: Which Rides Do You Not Ride?

Tue Nov 11, 2008 5:55 pm

I miss out Ripsaw as i can always go on the one at chessington which is closer to my house. Also submission as i really dont like it.
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Re: Which Rides Do You Not Ride?

Tue Nov 11, 2008 5:59 pm

Ripsaw - I don't think I could face those jets.

Ug Swinger - Boring, bit average, very common to find at even very small parks these days.

All the other flat rides really, Submission (although I would like to try it someday I can be bothered), Enterprise, Blade, Heave Ho, Marauders Mayhem, Beastie and Frog Hopper.

Battle Galleons - again, would really like to try this soon, but I don't think I can be bothered to get drenched...
 
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Re: Which Rides Do You Not Ride?

Tue Nov 11, 2008 6:26 pm

The only attraction I purposefully avoid is Enterprise. Other than that, there's nothing I won't ride.

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Re: Which Rides Do You Not Ride?

Tue Nov 11, 2008 6:28 pm

I'd ride everything but Ripsaw. hate it, it just seems so pointless.
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Re: Which Rides Do You Not Ride?

Tue Nov 11, 2008 6:30 pm

Submission and Enterprise, I totally avoid.

I usually skip the Blade, Marauder's Mayhem and Heave Ho too.
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Re: Which Rides Do You Not Ride?

Tue Nov 11, 2008 6:35 pm

Ripsaw, Submission, Enterprise and Marauder's Mayhem make me feel really sick so I avoid them. Pretty much all the flats apart from UG Swinger which I love.
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Re: Which Rides Do You Not Ride?

Tue Nov 11, 2008 6:35 pm

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I'd ride everything but Ripsaw. hate it, it just seems so pointless.


Most flats are pointless TBH. They only ever give you a cheap thrill and not much of an experience at all, you only have to visit Thorpe to know that.
 
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Re: Which Rides Do You Not Ride?

Tue Nov 11, 2008 6:42 pm

Ripsaw, never been on it, proberly be why I'd miss it. I just don't see the attraction it has for some people! :)
 
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Re: Which Rides Do You Not Ride?

Tue Nov 11, 2008 6:53 pm

Ripsaw - Never been on it, and never intend to.

Submission - Same as Ripsaw.

Enterprise - Same as above.

Blade - Makes me feel weird, so I just avoid it.

Marauders Mayhem - I detest tea cup rides due to a bad experience as a child.

Battle Galleons - If the weathers bad.
 
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Re: Which Rides Do You Not Ride?

Tue Nov 11, 2008 7:00 pm

I dont tend to avoid any rides, as long as someone is up for going on.

Rides I dont like are flat rides though, fine with Rollercoasters, but a big fear of flat rides. Just dont look safe enough to me :)

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Re: Which Rides Do You Not Ride?

Tue Nov 11, 2008 7:05 pm

Spinball in a weird way. Simply because I have my opportunist head on when I visit the themepark because it isn't something I do as often as a lot of others on here. There is never a good time to ride it. Rita or Air and Nemesis are nearly always done in the morning. The only good time to ride Spinball really is just before the queue closes, so I only ever go on it if the queue is weirdly short as I pass it or if I'm not elsewhere at queueshut. It isn't good enough for me to fret about really anyway!
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Re: Which Rides Do You Not Ride?

Tue Nov 11, 2008 7:31 pm

I have never been on:

Blade
Ripsaw
Enterprise
Ug swingers
Submission
Heave Ho
Marauders Mayhem
And...
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Re: Which Rides Do You Not Ride?

Tue Nov 11, 2008 7:41 pm

I often miss out Enterprise, Submission and the Tea Cups (MM). Of the smaller rides I do try and go on Blade as I love Pirate Ships.

Oh and I have never, ever ridden the Ug Swinger.

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Re: Which Rides Do You Not Ride?

Tue Nov 11, 2008 7:42 pm

i usualy skip Ripsaw, just not a fan of getting wet through. truth be told i usualy avoid the rapids and flume too... but ive been known to go on them sometimes.
 
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Re: Which Rides Do You Not Ride?

Tue Nov 11, 2008 7:47 pm

I went on Marauders Mayhem on Sunday simply because I'd never been on "Tea Cups" before. Wasn't much to shout about!

I usually only go on the following rides because mates make me!

Blade
Submission
Ug Swingers

I usually leave Ripsaw too, at least on flume and rapids I can control how wet I get. Plus on Battle Galleons it's my own stupidity that gets me went. I don't do Heave Ho at all either.
 
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Re: Which Rides Do You Not Ride?

Tue Nov 11, 2008 8:23 pm

Everytime:

Submission
Heave Ho
Marauder's Mayhem

Sometimes:

Blade
Ripsaw
Ug Swinger
Enterprise
Battle Galleons
 
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Re: Which Rides Do You Not Ride?

Tue Nov 11, 2008 8:26 pm

Everytime:

None



Sometimes:

Marauders Mayhem
Heave Ho
Submission
Battle Galleons

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Re: Which Rides Do You Not Ride?

Tue Nov 11, 2008 8:38 pm

This topic has really shown (so far) just how unpopular AT' flats really are; particularly Submission. No surprises there then.

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