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Re: The Smiler - Speculation

Sat Mar 16, 2013 12:32 pm

We have the appearance of nitric oxide again... is this a hint towards the giggler?
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Re: The Smiler - Speculation

Sat Mar 16, 2013 12:48 pm

Hmmm, it would make it the world's first coaster to use nitrous oxide... but is it practically possible? Storage, expense etc.
 
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Re: The Smiler - Speculation

Sat Mar 16, 2013 1:05 pm

tleady wrote:
We have the appearance of nitric oxide again... is this a hint towards the giggler?
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Nitrous Oxide*
And to be honest, wearing that in public would make you look a bit like a weirdo, as if you take N0S on a regular basis. Shame to still see OTSRs, Was really hoping for lap bars.
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Re: The Smiler - Speculation

Sat Mar 16, 2013 1:13 pm

Hmm, probably suggesting some sort of show element that has lots of smoke. Sounds fun, nice little idea. :)
 
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Sat Mar 16, 2013 4:39 pm

Just been thinking, if we have ostr's there is a much better chance of having floorless models. If you had lap bars, the only way you would get floorless trains is if you had swarm or rita type restraints.
 
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Sat Mar 16, 2013 5:28 pm

Seriously guys, a theme park Is not gonna deploy a drug into a ride surely? What next!, "here take some of this meth before you board".
 
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Re: The Smiler - Speculation

Sat Mar 16, 2013 5:41 pm

tleady wrote:
Just been thinking, if we have ostr's there is a much better chance of having floorless models. If you had lap bars, the only way you would get floorless trains is if you had swarm or rita type restraints.
I still think floorless trains are unlikely as the station platform doesn't appear to have the neccesary fold away flooring as far as im aware. I'm happy to be corrected if this isn't the case though.
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Re: The Smiler - Speculation

Sat Mar 16, 2013 6:28 pm

No you are correct, there is no way the smiler can be floorless
 
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Sat Mar 16, 2013 7:13 pm

Hi there. Another long time lurker  :D

Has anybody else noticed that on the animation through the new qr code on the game that the ride vehicle goes up the lift hill upside down. Watch it very carefully and it twists at the top. Could this be the worlds first?
 
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Sat Mar 16, 2013 7:20 pm

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Has anybody else noticed that on the animation through the new qr code on the game that the ride vehicle goes up the lift hill upside down. Watch it very carefully and it twists at the top. Could this be the worlds first?


Are you referring to a/one of the QR Code(s) that you scan whilst in the park? Have you been today?...
 
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Sat Mar 16, 2013 7:24 pm

martin.taylor.946 wrote:
Nickb91 wrote:
Has anybody else noticed that on the animation through the new qr code on the game that the ride vehicle goes up the lift hill upside down. Watch it very carefully and it twists at the top. Could this be the worlds first?


Are you referring to a/one of the QR Code(s) that you scan whilst in the park? Have you been today?...


In the other post, someone has added a couple of pictures that say these now work with the new update. I haven't been to the park today but scan them and one of them has the ride layout. Just watch the ride vehicle itself and you'll see what I mean. :)
 
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Re: The Smiler - Speculation

Sat Mar 16, 2013 7:27 pm

I can't link the picture cause I'm on my iPad. I believe it is one of the codes which is at the park but someone has scanned a picture of.
 
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Re: The Smiler - Speculation

Sat Mar 16, 2013 7:36 pm

Can someone explain to me this picture where the car turns, or even better post it
 
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Re: The Smiler - Speculation

Sat Mar 16, 2013 7:40 pm

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Can someone explain to me this picture where the car turns, or even better post it


Here you go buddy. http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/62/imagehbyn.jpg/
 
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Sat Mar 16, 2013 7:51 pm

I think this appears to be going backwards because of the 2D image they are over laying onto of the track instead of a 3D model... it goes up backwards so that its easy for it to go down the first drop the correct way round... Without them having to mirror the 2D image of the train...

Bit of a cost saving activity, and probably hoped no one would notice... haha
 
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Sat Mar 16, 2013 10:16 pm

That's what's on the Park Map... do you really expect that to be accurate in any way, besides the name, and i wouldn't even go as far as location haha!
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Re: The Smiler - Speculation

Sat Mar 16, 2013 10:37 pm

OTSRS?
This thing is going to be painful!
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Re: The Smiler - Speculation

Sat Mar 16, 2013 11:29 pm

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OTSRS?
This thing is going to be painful!


I dunno, I thought the same about the supports on Air when it was first opened. I reckon with new technology they'll have got it right :)
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Re: The Smiler - Speculation

Sun Mar 17, 2013 9:07 am

Stern John wrote:
OTSRS?
This thing is going to be painful!


They could be like The Swarm's restraints which are very comfortable!
 
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Re: The Smiler - Speculation

Sun Mar 17, 2013 9:57 am

Worth noting that a milestone was reached yesterday... 12 inversions now partially or fully constructed! Although we've known for a while, isn't that complete confirmation of the world record? How many will it be beaten by is the next question!

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