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

Sun Jan 08, 2012 11:21 pm

Toyland Tours was my first ride I believe. Incidentally, every year up to 2004 our first stop as a family to Alton was McDonalds then Toyland Tours.
 
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Re: Can u remember the first ride you ever went on at Alton Towers?

Mon Jan 09, 2012 1:49 pm

Mine was the rapids, and first thrill ride was Air :D
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Re: Can u remember the first ride you ever went on at Alton Towers?

Mon Jan 09, 2012 2:22 pm

My first visit was in 1998. Oblivion had just opened, so the first place we headed for was X-Sector, however it was Black Hole that got ridden first, followed by Blivvy.
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Re: Can u remember the first ride you ever went on at Alton Towers?

Mon Jan 09, 2012 3:13 pm

I have no idea when my first visit was or my first ride. But I do have memories of riding Around the world in 80 days. I even remember some scenes in it, and I must have been very young then!
 
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Re: Can u remember the first ride you ever went on at Alton Towers?

Mon Jan 09, 2012 3:25 pm

Mine was Rubaway Mine Train I think.. I was terrified haha. A long time ago now though!!
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Mon Jan 09, 2012 3:32 pm

My first ride was Hex, which sealed my love for the place! :D
 
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Re: Can u remember the first ride you ever went on at Alton Towers?

Tue Jan 10, 2012 8:15 pm

Mine has to be the bumpy slide back in I think 79 I think it was were cloud cuckoo land is now oh such happy memories
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Re: Can u remember the first ride you ever went on at Alton Towers?

Thu Jan 12, 2012 4:11 pm

I have absolutely no idea, as this was back in 1993, I was still a very small baby! It could well have been the old railway or the crown carosel.
My first thrill ride however was Corkscrew, back in either 1999/2000.
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Re: Can u remember the first ride you ever went on at Alton Towers?

Thu Jan 12, 2012 6:37 pm

The 1st ride i went on at alton towers was the toadstool swings back in 1990 (it wasnt called that then lol). But my 1st thrill ride/rollercoaster was oblivion on the 28th may 1998 and lets just say i s*** myself lol.
 
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Re: Can u remember the first ride you ever went on at Alton Towers?

Thu Jan 12, 2012 7:41 pm

First thrill was Corkscrew, But I can vaguely remember the first ride being the Beastie or the UG Swinger
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Fri Jan 13, 2012 1:55 am

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

Fri Jan 13, 2012 2:16 am

The first time I went to Towers was in 97 and I was 5, the only ride I can remember from that day was the Squirrel Nutty Ride, which was exhilarating at the time :P

When I went back in 99 I went on my first ever coaster, The Corkscrew! :D
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Fri Jan 13, 2012 2:18 am

I can't remember what my first ride at Alton Towers, but I believe that my first coaster there was either RMT or Corkscrew.
 
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Re: Can u remember the first ride you ever went on at Alton Towers?

Mon Jan 16, 2012 8:35 pm

Oblivion back in 98. Spent the queue time terrified then went on 3 or 4 times in a row
Oblivion still terrifies me but its oh so worth it! :-D

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Mon Jan 16, 2012 9:42 pm

i'm convinced it was oblivion :)
 
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Re: Can u remember the first ride you ever went on at Alton Towers?

Mon Jan 16, 2012 9:45 pm

Squirrel Nutty Ride :P
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Tue Jan 17, 2012 12:15 am

Nemesis front row when I was only 11, so yeah nice gentle start!

I was bloody petrified!
 
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Re: Can u remember the first ride you ever went on at Alton Towers?

Thu Jan 19, 2012 3:28 pm

When I was ten, I went on the RMT. i thought it was absolutely fantastic... and then I discovered the Corkscrew. Being just ten years old, I thought that Vekoma was the bees knees!
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Re: Can u remember the first ride you ever went on at Alton Towers?

Thu Jan 19, 2012 4:41 pm

The first ride I went on was The Beastie, which was terrifying when I was six. Then it was The Haunted House....:(
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Re: Can u remember the first ride you ever went on at Alton Towers?

Thu Jan 19, 2012 11:59 pm

My first ever was Oblivion. That was also the first rollercoaster I ever went on! (excluding the Caterpillar one at Camelot). Really set me up for the future  ;)

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