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Summer Sizzler 2013 - Reviews & Feedback

Sat Jul 27, 2013 5:30 pm

Please post your reviews and feedback from our Summer Sizzler event held on the 27th of July 2013
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TowersTimes Summer Sizzler reviews & feedback

Sat Jul 27, 2013 10:11 pm

Awesome! X
 
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Sat Jul 27, 2013 10:13 pm

get back to drinking and post tomorrow ;)
 
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Sat Jul 27, 2013 10:58 pm

Had an amazing day, thanks to Dan for organising the event and to all the team for making it run smoothly. The highlight of the day and I'm sure quite a few will agree with me, was Berry Bish Bash. Having been skeptical about it beforehand it turned out to be great fun! It was good to meet all the members who I regularly chat to in the ShoutBox and will definitely will be going on the next meet! If you havent been on a meet before make sure you come along on the Scarefest meet, it promises to be another great event.
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Re: TowersTimes Summer Sizzler reviews & feedback

Sun Jul 28, 2013 10:54 am

Really enjoyed the meet, it was truly a brilliant day! The oblivion and nemesis takeovers where both a huge success and much fun was had by all looking at all the guests wondering why we were on the ride so early  :lol: Also, the sponsor a scream charity event which was taking place during the oblivion takeover was a resounding success too!
The rest of the day and attractions that followed were also great fun and it was lovely to meet so many members I both had and hadn't talked too before. Putting a face to the name was- of course- a large highlight of the day. Berry Bish Bash had to be my favorite though, who doesn't enjoy running around and throwing soft (or not so soft, as I appear to be bruised?) balls at other forum members?
A big thank you to Dan for organizing this event and the numerous head counts that had to go on throughout the day  :lol:
If you didn't turn up to this meet, you should have, as it was an amazing day I will never forget, and much worth the effort of coming down to the towers for!
 
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Sun Jul 28, 2013 11:33 am

What can I say!
It was absolutely brilliant to meet so many of you yesterday, both members and team, such a lot of relatively new faces and hopefully we managed to get around and chat to everyone at some point!

Hard to put the craziness into coherent sentences when I'm this tired but the whole day was so much fun.

Highlights included -

Breakfast, bacon is always a good way to start the day!
Getting to chat to people on the woodland walk.
Conquering my blivvy fear and seeing all the GP queuing for it while we got our exclusive ride time- so satisfying :lol:
Almost-ride takeovers on RITA and Th13teen.
The group staying mostly together giving everyone time to get to know one another better!
Rapids and flume hilarity- lovely weather for it!
The massive amount of people who stayed on for the socialising in the hotel in the evening, even though we all looked like we'd been for a fully clothed swim in Splash because of the torrential rain!

And I'm sure my favourite part of the day was the same for most people... BERRY BISH BASHTakeover!! Honestly the most ridiculously fun half hour in a long time, fab to see everyone let their hair down and attack each other indiscriminately with air powered foam balls :D (No victimisation intended Hursty ;) ).
This trip reminded me that AT and indeed TT is all about having the best time and on occasion the adults acting the same as the kids :D



Finally a special mention and thanks to Dan for working so hard to arrange such a fantastic event. The exclusives that we had were brilliant and definitely made our first official event a roaring success :)
Anyone who was unable to attend this time due to other commitments, I urge you to get involved in our next event later in the year, you certainly won't be disappointed :D
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Sun Jul 28, 2013 1:34 pm

It was awesome, not much more I can say. A great day with great people, loads of laughs and a smile on everyone's faces.

Great work Dan, you've done us proud.
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Sun Jul 28, 2013 1:41 pm

What can I say, It was bloody amazing! Best Alton Towers trip I've had in a very, very. very long time! All the people were amazing and we all clicked so easily, the exclusives and ride takeovers were absolutely amazing with the Berry Bish Bash exclusive at the end of the day being the highlight for every single person who went! I have never laughed so much in my life than I did inside that tractor being pelted with foam balls from every possible angle! The only flaw to the day was that a tiny bit of my bacon was burnt :O Also, thank you soooooo much to Michelle for driving me safely home in those horrific conditions :hug:

Id like to say a special thank you to Panther, Lucy22440485968767373, Benji(winopinogriceo) and ATfanatic for making the Sponsor a scream charity event a resounding success! At the end of yesterday, I counted a fantabulous £90 boosting our total up to £250 just £27 off target. I will announce the full target on Tuesday.

Last but not least, Thank you to Dan for making this meet the one to remember and such a 'fantastical' event! I cannot wait to see what you have planned for us in October!

ps. Congratulations to Danberly! Im so happy :)
 
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Sun Jul 28, 2013 2:10 pm

Well, what an amazing day! - one of the best days I've had at Alton Towers ever :D

Firstly, it was fantastic to meet a lot of you yesterday, both people I'd met and not met before - it was great to also put faces to names :)  Also, a big thank you to everyone who attended the meet and for making it such a success :)

Highlights, well there were so many of them but they included:

Oblivion exclusive ride time - awesome ride to start the day and the charity addition
Meeting everyone
Agree with Michelle about the group staying mainly together enabling us all to have a good chat :)
Getting moist on the flume & rapids :D
Berry Bish Bash  - such brilliant fun and good to let my inner big kid out :D


Finally, a massive thanks to Dan for organising the event - it's very much appreciated :)

Also, thanks so much to Adz for driving :)

PS: Roll on the next one :D
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Sun Jul 28, 2013 2:25 pm

What an absolutely fantabulously fantastical day.

It was lovely to see both new and old faces, and fantastic to see families coming along too (including our youngest member ;)) The whole day was brilliant; especially with our private hire of berry 'lets go mental' bish bash, warming nemesis up, and of course a little bit of oblivion exclusivity.

I trust that everyone had a brilliant day, and it was lovely to able to see how TowersTimes is growing. It's easy to forget the community that's been built up surrounding our beloved park, until you see it in action at events like this. It was a real highlight to chat to everyone there, and get to know more faces behind names. If you didn't manage to get down this time, come along to the next event, you won't regret a single second of it. Individuals, friends and families are most welcome :)

I'd like to thank dan for the event, and Michelle another eventful drive. I'd also like to apologise for commenting on 'how lucky we've been with the weather' just before it lashed down, a little part of me feels I tempted fate :lol:
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Sun Jul 28, 2013 2:47 pm

Wow it was amazing! The day was incredible! never a dull moment everything ran so smoothly the nemesis take over ace..two rides on nemesis in 10mins, then oblivion take over such a hit 8times in 30mins and we had it to ourselves the look on the public when you shouted TOWERSTIMES YEAH! As you hung over the edge was such a picture! Then the optional 13 nd Rita take overs as a group equally fun as we were all together chatting nd having fun! Got to experience my first trip in the towers with half the group and went up to the roof and what a view! If you don't do it your missing out I feel I've missed out all these years! Spent the remainder of the day moseying around park having fun drenched few kids on battle galleons No mercy! Then berry bish bash wow really brings the kid out of you everyone loved it such a laugh!!!!

we all got on and clicked so well definitely recommend if you missed out or didn't know whether to go cause you've never gone before dont be scared everyone is amazing and friendly, this was my first meet/event and well I can't wait to do it all over again! :D :D :D thank you DAN and TEAM for most incredible Alton towers visit I've had! 

Loved getting moist! ;)

EDIT: does anyone know where my nickname loud mouth came from ? Seem to have acquired it haha
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Sun Jul 28, 2013 3:08 pm

ATfanatic wrote:
Wow it was amazing! The day was incredible! never a dull moment everything ran so smoothly the nemesis take over ace..two rides on nemesis in 10mins, then oblivion take over such a hit 8times in 30mins and we had it to ourselves the look on the public when you shouted TOWERSTIMES YEAH! As you hung over the edge was such a picture! Then the optional 13 nd Rita take overs as a group equally fun as we were all together chatting nd having fun! Got to experience my first trip in the towers with half the group and went up to the roof and what a view! If you don't do it your missing out I feel I've missed out all these years! Spent the remainder of the day moseying around park having fun drenched few kids on battle galleons No mercy! Then berry bish bash wow really brings the kid out of you everyone loved it such a laugh!!!!

we all got on and clicked so well definitely recommend if you missed out or didn't know whether to go cause you've never gone before dont be scared everyone is amazing and friendly, this was my first meet/event and well I can't wait to do it all over again! :D :D :D thank you DAN and TEAM for most incredible Alton towers visit I've had! 

Loved getting moist! ;)


You succeeded in getting both of us very moist on multiple occasions!
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Sun Jul 28, 2013 3:31 pm

EXTREME RIPSAW!  Truly got us moist!
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Sun Jul 28, 2013 4:28 pm

WOW!

I loved every second of the day, everyone was fantastic great to finally meet people.

I have to say this was the most enjoyable day that I have ever had at Towers, loved doing Blivvy I thought id lost my love for her but nope I was mistaken I LOVE IT!! SO want to do the next one but plan on staying next time(not getting stuck in the floods again 3 hour journey took us 5 1/2 hours :( ) thanks everyone for an amazing day.

Berry Bish Bash is a must for the next one!!!!

For those of you who didn't go I recommend you make it too the next one!

Thanks to Dan you out did yourself what an epic success.


Thanks everyone Laura Dora xx
 
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Sun Jul 28, 2013 5:53 pm

It was a great time, I really enjoyed it! It was great to meet everyone and put names to faces.

Berry Bish Bash was incredible fun and a great workout, hahaha. (sorry kids, big kid fun time!)

The takeovers were all awesome, and what it's all about.

Thanks to all of the organisers who made it happen! :)

The drive home was a bit dodgy thanks to the weather, accidents and multiple closures but got home ok if not a little late... Also... my poor phone, haha... Thanks to The Smiler and it's super smooth ride!  :shock:

It would be cool to have a meet on Guy Fawkes night if fireworks are on?
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Sun Jul 28, 2013 7:03 pm

Lee James wrote:

I'd like to thank dan for the event, and Michelle another eventful drive. I'd also like to apologise for commenting on 'how lucky we've been with the weather' just before it lashed down, a little part of me feels I tempted fate :lol:


It was blatantly because you wanted to see us all moist ;)
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Sun Jul 28, 2013 7:07 pm

Well what can I say, the posts above say it all! What an absolutely fantastic day.

Thanks to all involved in making it happen, and thank-you all for coming and being such a lovely friendly group! We all have a common interest, and some new friendships were certainly made.

If you enjoyed the event, we really appreciate you spreading the word. Hope to see you on the next one! 8)
 
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Sun Jul 28, 2013 7:38 pm

was an awesome day ill post link on video I done from the day on here when its ready cant wait for next meet just a shame I couldn't stay till end
 
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Sun Jul 28, 2013 10:04 pm

I had a great time yesterday at the meet and it was finally good getting to know some other forum members that I don't regularly talk too! I would recommend anybody to come and join us on the next meet!

Big thanks to Dan for organising the event :D

But my favourite bit was the massive war at the end of the day on berry bish bash. By far one of the best highlights of any of my alton towers trips before! Can't wait till scarefest!!
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Mon Jul 29, 2013 1:02 pm

hello everybody just got back from AT and i really enjoyed the event that Dan put together my highlights would have to be putting faces to the names of the people on the forum and riding oblivion repeatedly, my stamps showed i got on oblivion 6 and a half times :). I also enjoyed the takeover of thirteen and rita or should i say near takeover of rita as a little girl and her mum split the group up :( . My best highlight would have to be the group takeover of berry bish bash at the end of the day i really enjoyed giving people balls in the machines and pelting balls at tom from a cannon PS: i had a bad hair day and it was great seeing Dan in KFC on the way home  :D thanks Dan and the team for the event i will be coming to the next one and it will be even better if Dan can get the deals on the hotel he hinted.
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