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Re: Thorpe Park Next Coaster

Sun Sep 29, 2013 9:05 am

It's still working on the ground is it not? That's what I said
 
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Re: Thorpe Park Next Coaster

Sun Sep 29, 2013 9:15 am

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It's still working on the ground is it not? That's what I said


Yes, fundamentally there are groundworks going on, but I think what people are trying to say is that these groundworks are probably not specifically for a coaster. It's obvious, that in the next few years, rides will be built on that island, and I think they are currently preparing it generally for whatever gets planned.
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Re: Thorpe Park Next Coaster

Sun Sep 29, 2013 8:11 pm

Just been to thorpe today and had a thought about what is next. Thorpe needs non looping coasters. Im not one that thinks becsuse the park has a launch coaster then it cant have another.
Doubt it will be Flyer, Dive machinę, woodie, 4d, dark ride, hypers,stand up or floorless. My money is on something like cheetah hunt and verbolten at the two busch gardens.
 
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Re: Thorpe Park Next Coaster

Sun Sep 29, 2013 8:41 pm

deeve wrote:
Just been to thorpe today and had a thought about what is next. Thorpe needs non looping coasters. Im not one that thinks becsuse the park has a launch coaster then it cant have another.
Doubt it will be Flyer, Dive machinę, woodie, 4d, dark ride, hypers,stand up or floorless. My money is on something like cheetah hunt and verbolten at the two busch gardens.

Did you happen to get any pics of the island for the 2015 coaster?
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Re: Thorpe Park Next Coaster

Sun Sep 29, 2013 8:47 pm

Ilovecoasters wrote:
deeve wrote:
Just been to thorpe today and had a thought about what is next. Thorpe needs non looping coasters. Im not one that thinks becsuse the park has a launch coaster then it cant have another.
Doubt it will be Flyer, Dive machinę, woodie, 4d, dark ride, hypers,stand up or floorless. My money is on something like cheetah hunt and verbolten at the two busch gardens.

Did you happen to get any pics of the island for the 2015 coaster?

Or any pictures of the horror mazes?
 
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Re: Thorpe Park Next Coaster

Sun Sep 29, 2013 10:24 pm

No pics im affraid. 2015 looks like it will be 2016. The park needs other stuff sorting out before a major ride is built. New flat rides a 4d cinema attraction and some tarting up of the płace. All coasters were working and ques moderate. 
 
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Sun Sep 29, 2013 11:02 pm

Tbh its like people are ASSUMING its going to be 2016 when there is no real proof. Thorpe will do what they're going to do... None of us know what they're ACTUALLY doing!  :roll:
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Re: Thorpe Park Next Coaster

Mon Sep 30, 2013 6:36 am

They're doing ground work now, they've got a year
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Re: Thorpe Park Next Coaster

Mon Sep 30, 2013 5:07 pm

Ilovecoasters wrote:
They're doing ground work now, they've got a year

Well really they have a year and a half. If not 2 years and a half
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Re: Thorpe Park Next Coaster

Mon Sep 30, 2013 5:12 pm

sw7nutter wrote:
Ilovecoasters wrote:
They're doing ground work now, they've got a year

Well really they have a year and a half. If not 2 years and a half

Exactly, if they have a yer and a half and they've already started, then I think it's likely we'll get it for 2015 even if not right at the start (the smiler situation)
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Re: Thorpe Park Next Coaster

Mon Sep 30, 2013 7:15 pm

I'm going to ride Cheetah Hunt when I go to Florida, but from what I've seen of it I'd like to see a multi-launch at Thorpe! (Even though I'm about 2 1/2 hours from TP  :cry:)
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Re: Thorpe Park Next Coaster

Sat Oct 05, 2013 9:15 pm

One of the staff at Thorpe park said they will defenetly have a rollercoasters in 2015
 
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Re: Thorpe Park Next Coaster

Sat Oct 05, 2013 9:21 pm

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One of the staff at Thorpe park said they will defenetly have a rollercoasters in 2015


If that is the case that means planning permission must be within the next few months be visible online?
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Sat Oct 05, 2013 9:34 pm

And a member of Towers' management can be quoted from in 2012 saying that had learnt their lesson and The Smiler would definitely be open "on time in March 2013"...

It's best not to believe everything you hear, even if it comes from the mouth of a staff member.
 
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Re: Thorpe Park Next Coaster

Sat Oct 05, 2013 10:00 pm

Well my MAP expires in April, so unless Thorpe or Alton build something impressive, I won't be going.
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Wed Oct 09, 2013 6:29 pm

I'd like to see a standup ride! Hopefully something longer, and better themed than Shockwave! D'you know what i'm sayin'? ;)
 
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Re: Thorpe Park Next Coaster

Wed Oct 09, 2013 7:57 pm

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I'd like to see a standup ride! Hopefully something longer, and better themed than Shockwave! D'you know what i'm sayin'? ;)
Yes! I was just about to say that. I actually really enjoyed Shockwave, and found it both thrilling and not uncomfortable in any way. It was a little rattly (but it is the same age as Nemesis at AT remember!) but apart from that, I thought it was great! If the loading is worked on just a little bit to make it quicker (make it more similar to Apocalypse's stand up loading mechanism) then it could be a really good coaster!

Why does everybody say Shockwave is so painful/uncomfortable?
 
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Re: Thorpe Park Next Coaster

Wed Oct 09, 2013 10:49 pm

I've never been on shockwave but it bugs me that the current track layout could fit another 3 inversions in and that it is so short. However I'm yet to ride!
 
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Re: Thorpe Park Next Coaster

Thu Oct 10, 2013 6:41 pm

danny.g97 wrote:
I've never been on shockwave but it bugs me that the current track layout could fit another 3 inversions in and that it is so short. However I'm yet to ride!
I definately agree that the layout could have been better, but when you are riding it, the long straight after the zero G roll is not actually too long or boring and it doesnt lose pace that much. It is very fun!
 
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Re: Thorpe Park Next Coaster

Thu Oct 10, 2013 8:16 pm

I'd love an inverted drop like the smiler! Another inversion or airtime hill on the straight and a final barrel roll before hitting the brake run :)

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