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Can you remember the first ride you ever went on at Alton Towers?

Sun Jan 08, 2012 7:05 pm

Can you name the ride you first went on at Alton Towers? My first visit was Aug 1993 and my first ride was the haunted house. I was 12 years old.
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Sun Jan 08, 2012 7:10 pm

I was gonna make this topic, but it seems you beat me to it :)

anyway my first Towers ride was Spinball Whizzer (now Sonic Spinball) and my first "Thrill" ride was Oblivion.
 
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Can u remember the first ride you ever went on at Alton Towers?

Sun Jan 08, 2012 7:13 pm

My first ride was Oblivion. Needless to say... It was terrifying xD


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Sun Jan 08, 2012 7:13 pm

First ride was Hex-What an amazing first ride.
First thrill ride was Oblivion-What an amazing first thrill ride, and straight after Hex.
 
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Sun Jan 08, 2012 7:17 pm

Mine was actually RMT. Liked it so much we immediately went on it again. Then the Rapids. Then Air and finally Nemesis. Pretty good for an introduction to Alton.
 
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Sun Jan 08, 2012 7:19 pm

My first was Rita and I thought it was really good until I went on the 3 B&M's :D
 
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Sun Jan 08, 2012 7:26 pm

The log flume, I was only 2 (which interestingly isn't allowed nowadays!).

But the first one I remember is Corkscrew when I was 9 years old, amazing ride. Mind you it was overshadowed a bit - it was 1998 and Oblivion had just opened. I'll never forget standing under that drop being utterly amazed at this thing, but sadly I was still too short to ride back then!
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Sun Jan 08, 2012 7:31 pm

My first ride I can't remember, but I can remember a trip in 2002 when I went on Toyland and Squirrel Nutty.
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Sun Jan 08, 2012 7:39 pm

Heave Ho was my first ride in 2009

hmm first proper Roller-coaster was Vampire but my first AT Roller-coaster was Air or Nemesis can't remember tbh
 
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Sun Jan 08, 2012 7:57 pm

Beastie...I think.

Maybe the carousel. I vaguely remember a helter-skelter type thing, but can't be sure.
 
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Sun Jan 08, 2012 8:15 pm

I think my first ride at Alton towers was Gravitron. I think that's what it was called, it was a long time ago now.
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Sun Jan 08, 2012 8:34 pm

I can't exactly remember but it was either:

-Toyland Tours
-Squirrel Nutty
-Congo River Rapids or
-UG Bugs

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Sun Jan 08, 2012 8:58 pm

It's funny for the life of me I can't remember. It was 1999 and I had no idea what Alton Towers was. My cousin showed me the map on the monorail and I was very excited about the Haunted House and Corkscrew, both of which I bottled in the end.

The only reasonable ride I can think of is RMT, I remember my Aunty saying how much she loved it.

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Sun Jan 08, 2012 9:17 pm

I first went in 1998 with my parents. My Dad wouldn't queue for Oblivion with me so I went on Enterprise.

When I came off he queued with me for Oblivion thinking that I wouldn't go on...I did!

Enterprise first, Oblivion 2nd
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Can u remember the first ride you ever went on at Alton Towers?

Sun Jan 08, 2012 9:43 pm

1984 Pirate Ship. I sat on the outside, my friends mum held on to me as she thought I would slide out!!
 
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Sun Jan 08, 2012 10:06 pm

It was either the Teacups or the Rapids in 1994. Went on both rides with my Dad (who incidentally dislikes rides and theme parks).

The New Beast was my first big coaster.
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Re: Can u remember the first ride you ever went on at Alton Towers?

Sun Jan 08, 2012 10:24 pm

Ahhh now this is a trip down memory lane, I can't remember my first Ride at towers, But i do remember my first inversion coaster which was the nemesis.  :D
 
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Sun Jan 08, 2012 10:38 pm

I was five years old and have absolutely no idea.

Most likely the little train or Apple that used to be in Coaster Corner...

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Re: Can u remember the first ride you ever went on at Alton Towers?

Sun Jan 08, 2012 10:44 pm

1001 Nights was the first ride I went on at AT.
Fantastic ride that gave you stunning views over Alton  and surrounding area's and also gave your tummy a right good tickle when it dropped from the top 8)
Also remember going on the Turbo Star afterwards in Fantasyland (where Oblivion is now) great fun!
 
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Sun Jan 08, 2012 10:45 pm

I remember riding the Tri Star with my dad. And visiting the Model Railway and Fantastic Fountains!

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