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Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Mon Jan 21, 2013 1:08 am

I don't think they would have revealed the name of the ride that long ago :) I'm quite sure this won't be the name :)
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Mon Jan 21, 2013 1:11 am

D-Man wrote:
I don't think they would have revealed the name of the ride that long ago :) I'm quite sure this won't be the name :)


It says at the top of the article that it was posted on metro at 12:00 am 21st Jan. I could be wrong though :/ I doubt it would be revealed that quickly im sure.

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Mon Jan 21, 2013 1:18 am

I'm not sure  :| it just sounds like AT could come up with a way better name than that! It sounds so pathetic  :| PLus knowing the Metro they just researched the name and that was the first thing they found :P

The one thing I hope is that the concrete the Cobra Roll and Batwing sit in gets covered up! Wouldn't want another Air Tunnel fiasco on our hands would we! I'm sure by looking at the plans they will fill in the spaces around the track to give a better landscaping! :)
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Mon Jan 21, 2013 1:19 am

luciusXVIII wrote:
D-Man wrote:
I don't think they would have revealed the name of the ride that long ago :) I'm quite sure this won't be the name :)


It says at the top of the article that it was posted on metro at 12:00 am 21st Jan. I could be wrong though :/ I doubt it would be revealed that quickly im sure.

(My first post :') lol)


100% the name. Watch the video it says 'a message from Alton towers resort'
 
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Mon Jan 21, 2013 1:22 am

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luciusXVIII wrote:
D-Man wrote:
I don't think they would have revealed the name of the ride that long ago :) I'm quite sure this won't be the name :)


It says at the top of the article that it was posted on metro at 12:00 am 21st Jan. I could be wrong though :/ I doubt it would be revealed that quickly im sure.

(My first post :') lol)


100% the name. Watch the video it says 'a message from Alton towers resort'


If its true then I've got to say, it's the worst name I've heard for any roller coaster in a while! You never know it might be AT trying to throw us off again by giving us false info :P
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Mon Jan 21, 2013 1:28 am

D-Man wrote:
JayJay90 wrote:
luciusXVIII wrote:
D-Man wrote:
I don't think they would have revealed the name of the ride that long ago :) I'm quite sure this won't be the name :)


It says at the top of the article that it was posted on metro at 12:00 am 21st Jan. I could be wrong though :/ I doubt it would be revealed that quickly im sure.

(My first post :') lol)


100% the name. Watch the video it says 'a message from Alton towers resort'


If its true then I've got to say, it's the worst name I've heard for any roller coaster in a while! You never know it might be AT trying to throw us off again by giving us false info :P


Could be but why gain that much publicity through marketing to then officially reveal the name through sheep XD
 
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Mon Jan 21, 2013 8:13 am

It probably is the real name but I hope it's not. It's just awful and has no presence to it whatsoever.
 
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Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Mon Jan 21, 2013 8:20 am

Is it just me or is www.altontowers.com down?
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Mon Jan 21, 2013 8:20 am

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You can see why it is called The Smiler... look, you can see two eyes and a smile made out of the batwing/cobra roll..
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Mon Jan 21, 2013 8:21 am

DannyNewbro wrote:
Is it just me or is www.altontowers.com down?

It's down
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Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Mon Jan 21, 2013 8:23 am

@ MI7 - When do you next expect to be in the air
 
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Mon Jan 21, 2013 8:30 am

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DannyNewbro wrote:
Is it just me or is www.altontowers.com down?

It's down


Well what do you expect? The rides new name has just been released, there likely to be adding banners and stuff to it an hopefully updating the mini site 
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Mon Jan 21, 2013 8:32 am

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dazza4783 wrote:
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You can see why it is called The Smiler... look, you can see two eyes and a smile made out of the batwing/cobra roll..


I've been thinking that since the first construction update with this image in it
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Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Mon Jan 21, 2013 9:51 am

Can I remind everyone that this is a construction discussion topic.
Please discuss the name and website in the marketing topic, and speculation of the worlds first in the speculation topic
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Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Mon Jan 21, 2013 12:50 pm

The Smiler confirmed to be opening in May
21st January 2013

After weeks of speculation, the new-for-2013 roller coaster called The Smiler will open in May. This confirms earlier rumours of a delayed opening.

The information has been released by Alton Towers’ Press Office.

More to follow.

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Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Mon Jan 21, 2013 1:08 pm

[quote="Samwise"]
The Smiler confirmed to be opening in May
21st January 2013

After weeks of speculation, the new-for-2013 roller coaster called The Smiler will open in May. This confirms earlier rumours of a delayed opening.

The information has been released by Alton Towers’ Press Office.

More to follow.


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Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Mon Jan 21, 2013 1:18 pm

At least now they don't have to rush, and they can make sure this ride is going to be ' EPIC' can't wait for next construction updates :3 May will come quickly, it's already almost February, time sure does fly...
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Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Mon Jan 21, 2013 1:22 pm

What would people rather have?

A ride which is fully working, complete and themed brilliantly

or

A ride which will need more theming, breakdowns, unfinished  will need work done to it after it is opened
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Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Mon Jan 21, 2013 1:27 pm

Lead Piping wrote:
What would people rather have?

A ride which is fully working, complete and themed brilliantly

or

A ride which will need more theming, breakdowns, unfinished  will need work done to it after it is opened


Basically, people complained when Sub-Terra was open despite being unfinished, so shut up and get over the fact they're opening 2 months late. They're clearly doing it because they want to make sure it's perfect and quality is a lot more important than 2 months' worth of riding time. This ride is going to be here for possibly even 25 years so to give it 2 months so that it's perfect from the day it opens isn't much to ask.
 
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Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Mon Jan 21, 2013 1:31 pm

This delay is brilliant,! It is precisely what hey needed to do and I'm glad hat for once they seem to have taken the logical and in the long term, better move forward.
2 months is a mammoth amount of time to extend by and will ensure completion of the ride and surrounding to a high standard.
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