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Say something positive about Charlie

Sat Jul 30, 2011 2:41 pm

In this dull and disapointing season, we need something so cheer us up. So here we are, say something nice about the little boat ride!

Look in your hearts, I'm sure you've got something nice to say about it... :lol:

(This is supposed to be tongue-in-cheek)
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Say something positive about Charlie

Sat Jul 30, 2011 2:43 pm

The lifts are epic, I actually really enjoy them. Great idea, well executed.
 
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Re: Say something positive about Charlie

Sat Jul 30, 2011 2:47 pm

The fact that all rumours were false and Nemesis is still with us;).

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Oops, didn't read the topic properly :P.
Sorry!
I actually think the lift is miles better than before :).
 
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Re: Say something positive about Charlie

Sat Jul 30, 2011 2:52 pm

The operators dress in lab coats. The Towers actually implementing a unique ride uniform - kinda :)
 
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Re: Say something positive about Charlie

Sat Jul 30, 2011 3:08 pm

One day it will be removed and replaced with something else. Thats the most positive thing I can think of.
 
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Re: Say something positive about Charlie

Sat Jul 30, 2011 3:42 pm

Erm... there's not much going for it. But what I do love is..

WONKA announcements and sayings. OOONNN TO THE NUT ROOM!
 
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Re: Say something positive about Charlie

Sat Jul 30, 2011 4:06 pm

I love Willy Wonka's random announcments, the quirky atmosphere and music, the smell of chocolate =P~ and the fantastical great glass elevators! :D
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Re: Say something positive about Charlie

Sat Jul 30, 2011 4:16 pm

:lol: Am I going the same ride as you guys? :?
 
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Re: Say something positive about Charlie

Sat Jul 30, 2011 4:24 pm

Serious answers are a bit missing of the point.

This is supposed to be in some way funny...
 
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Re: Say something positive about Charlie

Sat Jul 30, 2011 4:38 pm

I like that the only thing properly working from the boat section on Tuesday was the first scene - Good old lack of head on violet, followed by lack of continuation of story (presumably turned off due to lack of head), then half arsed waterfall and awful lighting sequences.

Mmm charlie, you are the X:NWO of towers <3
 
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Re: Say something positive about Charlie

Sat Jul 30, 2011 4:44 pm

The themeing that's there is an artistic triumph; though minimal, what's there looks like Quentin Blake's illustrations have leaped into real life.
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Re: Say something positive about Charlie

Sat Jul 30, 2011 4:53 pm

sorry to go a bit off topic, but don't the managers / exec's actually go on the rides to see how they look from a guests perspective? because if they don't I think they should start lol! :|
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Re: Say something positive about Charlie

Sat Jul 30, 2011 5:10 pm

The moment when it ends... you leave via the exit... and realise that you're at Alton Towers, not all the rides are that bad! ;) Makes you appreciate the rest of the park more tbh :P
 
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Re: Say something positive about Charlie

Sat Jul 30, 2011 5:27 pm

To its credit, it has an absolutely BEAUTIFUL score. It's just not played in half as many places :(.
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Re: Say something positive about Charlie

Sat Jul 30, 2011 6:41 pm

Having it played on its rather bland exit is rather epic. It's a mega shame they chucked it on the exterior theme. Cuckoo music and GOGOGO just does not suit it one bit, and adds insult to injury...
 
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Re: Say something positive about Charlie

Sat Jul 30, 2011 6:52 pm

Charlie is a fantastic dru...oh, wait... :oops:
 
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Re: Say something positive about Charlie

Sat Jul 30, 2011 6:57 pm

There's probably only around 5 years left until it's rethemed. :wink:
 
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Re: Say something positive about Charlie

Sat Jul 30, 2011 7:23 pm

Charlie was a massive improvement on Toyland Tours. We now have moving scenes, imaginatively thought out, with a celebratory ending and strokes of genious. And a wobbly hippo. What's not to love? :wink:
 
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Re: Say something positive about Charlie

Sat Jul 30, 2011 7:45 pm

The squirrels!

To quote the Barclays advert: "There's a squirrel. I don't know if the squirrel's relevant. Is the squirrel relevant? The squirrel's not relevant, ignore that."
 
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Re: Say something positive about Charlie

Sat Jul 30, 2011 11:22 pm

I like squirrels.

Positive things to say about Charlie? However badly it's buggered up, it's a dark ride, and frankly the UK has far too few of them...

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