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Fri May 31, 2013 10:23 am

To the people currently on site, do you see any dueling? I'm begging to know. Please update us on this!

EDIT: Omg just said that as people confirmed it! Awesome!!!
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Fri May 31, 2013 10:24 am

JammyBand wrote:
To the people currently on site, do you see any dueling? I'm begging to know. Please update us on this!

EDIT: Omg just said that as people confirmed it! Awesome!!!


The F5 key is going to become your new best friend today  :lol:
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Fri May 31, 2013 10:25 am

Two trains? Wow the queues are going to be stupidly long
 
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Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Fri May 31, 2013 10:25 am

To duel they both need to leave the lift hills at the same time. This was worked out by a video posted by a member on these forums.
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Fri May 31, 2013 10:25 am

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Also, what a gorgeous day for it! With this sun, and the train and effects seemingly working, they would be mad not to open it today!!

Anyone else as excited as I am?! And I'm not even going for ages!!
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Fri May 31, 2013 10:26 am

tyrex wrote:
JammyBand wrote:
To the people currently on site, do you see any dueling? I'm begging to know. Please update us on this!

EDIT: Omg just said that as people confirmed it! Awesome!!!


The F5 key is going to become your new best friend today  :lol:


Already been mine for the past 2 1/2 hours
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Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Fri May 31, 2013 10:26 am

ARGHHHHHHH CAN'T WAITTTTTT on the good old 32A to Alton Towers :D WOOOOOO

I really hope it's open today.... With everything that's been said I'm sure it will but I am going insane waiting :D (sorry mods can't contain the excitement)

Testing is ALWAYS good news :D might leave this till the end of the day so I can queue till whenever :D

Also are there smiler staff at the entrance yet? Or is it just a construction guy with a hard hat.... Any construction workers on site or is it all twisted steel and staff? :D

See you all soon XD (Photos from me later.... Probably only a few cause no camera only got phone.... So will do what I can :D)
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Fri May 31, 2013 10:27 am

Will the ride be open all the time now or just today?  :D
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Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Fri May 31, 2013 10:28 am

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Two trains? Wow the queues are going to be stupidly long

Two trains going round but probably one in station loading and one on the break run.
 
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Fri May 31, 2013 10:29 am

Towers Nerd brings us a short video of the first test of the day:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=IPT9UuctoAU

It seems to be screeching a little still, but nowhere near as badly as it was.
 
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Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Fri May 31, 2013 10:29 am

RCD27 wrote:
tyrex wrote:
JammyBand wrote:
To the people currently on site, do you see any dueling? I'm begging to know. Please update us on this!

EDIT: Omg just said that as people confirmed it! Awesome!!!


The F5 key is going to become your new best friend today  :lol:


Already been mine for the past 2 1/2 hours


Mine's just dropped off. :(
 
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Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Fri May 31, 2013 10:30 am

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Two trains? Wow the queues are going to be stupidly long
  I think he means running 2 trains at once? (dueling) They will probably have 4 trains running today, I would have thought. But maybe they will only have 2 trains running, to get used to operating with the public.
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This sign suggests they may only be using a limited number of trains because it is a soft opening, therefore making the queue very long.
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Fri May 31, 2013 10:31 am

Looking likely today barring a malfunction of some sort which I wouldn't rule out.
Very jealous of all of you.
I have to wait till September now. :'(
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Fri May 31, 2013 10:33 am

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Just thought I would check this. Found it amusing really :D

Was going to post it faster but I'm on my iPad and wasn't too sure. Thanks Boz for the help :3
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Fri May 31, 2013 10:34 am

The Smiler has just appeared on the http://www.ridetimes.co.uk/ website!!
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Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Fri May 31, 2013 10:35 am

In the queue now not as long as expected I just really hope it opens soon
 
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Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Fri May 31, 2013 10:36 am

Some more smaller, but still good news. The lift is not horrifically slow! You can watch it here:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=IPT9UuctoAU
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Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Fri May 31, 2013 10:41 am

The smiler is opening today!! Been told by so many worker and the queue is nearly full! :)
 
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Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Fri May 31, 2013 10:42 am

Is the actual queue line open or is it just the temporary bit?
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Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Fri May 31, 2013 10:42 am

Some great recordings of the area audio on Towers Nerd's live blog!

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