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Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Thu May 30, 2013 8:10 pm

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Phild94 wrote:
alex tyler wrote:
Towers2Go have stated that The Smiler will open tommorow at 11am.


Towers2go.... Voted UK No1 for reliability of information :D


Trust me, they know more than you all think they do.


They know some people on park I think
 
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Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Thu May 30, 2013 8:11 pm

Wow 2 smiler adverts during bgt !
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Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Thu May 30, 2013 8:14 pm

They know someone "high up" I'll say that
 
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Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Thu May 30, 2013 8:15 pm

Here are the videos I took today:

THE SMILER - Marmalizer Testing [Alton Towers Resort]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XMBitOW7-Jc&feature=youtu.be

THE SMILER - View from the shop
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TFdyt0VjGC8&feature=youtu.be
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Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Thu May 30, 2013 8:18 pm

Sorry if it's already been mentioned, but has anyone seen a test seat at the entrance?
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Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Thu May 30, 2013 8:22 pm

air_head wrote:
Sorry if it's already been mentioned, but has anyone seen a test seat at the entrance?

No there isnt one at the moment
 
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Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Thu May 30, 2013 8:25 pm

air_head wrote:
Sorry if it's already been mentioned, but has anyone seen a test seat at the entrance?


nope
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Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Thu May 30, 2013 8:27 pm

Still waiting for watchdog report!!
 
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Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Thu May 30, 2013 8:28 pm

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Still waiting for watchdog report!!


A few seconds at the end if you are lucky probably.
 
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Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Thu May 30, 2013 8:29 pm

I hope a test seat turns up; I've got quite a big frame and don't fancy queuing up for the embarrassment of not being able to get on :(
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Thu May 30, 2013 8:32 pm

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Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Thu May 30, 2013 8:38 pm

I'm 50/50 on thinking if the ride is going to open tomorrow! Yes your all saying staff told you, yet staff and builders have all told us that "the smiler will be opening tomorrow" some even before the orginal date, some still saying it was going to open on the 23rd even when Alton confirmed it wasn't and many during the week from then too now, I don't realise how this is different. Then fences may becoming down but that dosent mean much, the simer fences are enough now seeming it almost, well completely finished the queue but this inside and tidy up may still be needed. And who know whats left trim sure there is more. Finishing details ect...
Now I'm not saying I don't believe it is going to open I'm just saying dont get your hopes too high! Remember how last minute the last delay was?
Anyway I'm so sad I'm still on my two week term holiday tomorrow, but I can't make it down as I can't drive... Lift anyone? ;) haha. Anyway I think the earliest I can get down is with my school! Bunch of roller coaster novices who will drive me crazy as they always do haha, they never appreciate rides :-/ anyway that's trip is in JULY!!! I can't hold out that long need to find away to get down sooner haha anyway lets see Ann give Alton a good old telling off ;)
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Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Thu May 30, 2013 8:42 pm

Finally back home after two great days on park.

I imagine all the exciting developments from today have been posted well before this (curse my horrific phone signal!), like the queue board update, all fencing removed, etc., so I'll just leave you with this assessment:

Bar a few finishing touches that they may well have finished today, this beast is ready to go. Tomorrow is likely, and I really don't see it opening any later than Sunday. I envy all of you who are going to be there, while I rapidly book another trip as soon as the rope on this thing is dropped.
 
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Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Thu May 30, 2013 8:48 pm

IT'S ON BBC ONE NOW!
 
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Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Thu May 30, 2013 8:48 pm

Right no set time frame for opening according to watch dog  :(
@LukeSavidge1998 I follow back so hit follow button! #getcorrect #excited
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Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Thu May 30, 2013 8:49 pm

Told us nothing we didn't already know! Ah well, fingers crossed :D
 
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Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Thu May 30, 2013 8:49 pm

Surprise surprise, watchdog report moaning about smiler opening date! Did show some nice footage though :)
 
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Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Thu May 30, 2013 8:49 pm

Haha first mention! My heart stopped!!! ;)
But he almost said a thousand people got stuck haha, the the SE invisible advocates? ;)
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Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Thu May 30, 2013 8:50 pm

Just seen it on watchdogs
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DONCASTER ADVENTURE PARKS NEW COASTER
TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-R-f-2wp74
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Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Thu May 30, 2013 8:50 pm

Oh well..its been confirmed that Alton Towers will not give an exact date when the smiler will open.comfirmed on watchdog.. Absolutly gutted  :(


Edit: already beaten to it. Dam you thesmiler1998. ;)
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