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Re: Thorpe Park 2009: Saw - The Ride

Sun Nov 02, 2008 10:10 pm

Yeah i really hate the way thorpe park insist on being "THORPE PARK" this season. Its awful and it just looks so tacky to see capital letters right in the middle of sentences. There's no need for it.
 
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Re: Thorpe Park 2009: Saw - The Ride

Sun Nov 02, 2008 11:11 pm

Is it as tacky as Apple using a small I in iPod or Toys 'R' Us reversing the R? No its just clever marketing designed to thought provoke... which is exactly what it has done.
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Re: Thorpe Park 2009: Saw - The Ride

Mon Nov 03, 2008 11:59 am

I think, on the Link they have like three pre-show sections within the queueline :S god, they will probably mess your mind up. I'm looking forward to it but the little toy on the squeaky bike freaks me....DAMN those cheeks!
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Re: Thorpe Park 2009: Saw - The Ride

Mon Nov 03, 2008 6:05 pm

"Mattia" wrote:
I think, on the Link they have like three pre-show sections within the queueline :S god, they will probably mess your mind up. I'm looking forward to it but the little toy on the squeaky bike freaks me....DAMN those cheeks!


Thats Jigsaw...

Only preference I have about the ride queue is that it messes with your mind, i'd rather it not be overly graphic, not that I mind that, it's just otherwise it will prevent a large amount of people riding it.
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Re: Thorpe Park 2009: Saw - The Ride

Mon Nov 03, 2008 6:17 pm

Actually the doll is called Billy :)
 
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Re: Thorpe Park 2009: Saw - The Ride

Tue Nov 04, 2008 12:19 am

Oblivion messes with your mind, so this will be nothing unusual.
 
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Re: Thorpe Park 2009: Saw - The Ride

Tue Nov 04, 2008 12:49 pm

I've never found that Oblivion messes with my mind, I've never been worried about it at all, I just love the experience.

So that's why I hope Saw will at least try and push the boundaries.
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Re: Thorpe Park 2009: Saw - The Ride

Tue Nov 04, 2008 5:19 pm

You see John though, thats your opinion. I believe something along the lines of Jigsaw imitating the passengers on the preshows could be really frightening. The lord of darkness messed with my head becasue thats what he is meant to do. Even to this day, I am still scared of Oblivion and yet I rate it above Nemesis.

Lets just hope it can have a knock on effect and make the ride a good'un.
 
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Re: Thorpe Park 2009: Saw - The Ride

Thu Nov 06, 2008 11:45 am

"Kaz" wrote:
Is it as tacky as Apple using a small I in iPod or Toys 'R' Us reversing the R? No its just clever marketing designed to thought provoke... which is exactly what it has done.


Clever?? Are you having a laugh. Yeah writing your name in caps locks is really clever, i dont know how they thought to do that :roll: It's rubbish marketing as far as i'm concerned, they've never done it before until this season, and they've done ok up till now.

SEALIFE and LEGOLAND are also in caps locks and they are a totally different image to thorpe park, all it is, is thorpe park shouting "look at us, aren't we amazing, our name's in capitals!"

I seriously hate it. Together with Project Link, thorpe park putting their name in capitals are the two things that i hate most about thorpe.
 
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Re: Thorpe Park 2009: Saw - The Ride

Thu Nov 06, 2008 12:58 pm

Yeah but you gotta admit, it makes it stand out.

Thorpe Park or THORPE PARK!!!!!!
You can see which one stands out more and that is what it is all about, making your product stand out from the rest.
 
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Re: Thorpe Park 2009: Saw - The Ride

Thu Nov 06, 2008 1:53 pm

True but if thorpe park feel they have to stoop to this level to get themselves noticed, this really isn't good, they shouldn't need to shout their name from the rooftops, they should do what they've always done up untill now and let the quality of the park speak for itself. And it would.... thorpe is an excellent park with loads of high quality rides. They dont need to yell "we're THORPE PARK!!!!!!" to get themselves noticed. It just looks really naff to me.
 
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Re: Thorpe Park 2009: Saw - The Ride

Thu Nov 06, 2008 9:25 pm

Makes it seems extremely tacky to me.

"Thorpe Park" represents a quality attraction far more than "THORPE PARK", which looks messy and unprofessional.

Though, considering it isn't a quality attraction, maybe this is fitting, along the the tacky-as-hell adverts.
 
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Thu Nov 06, 2008 9:29 pm

"Sir John Talbot" wrote:
Makes it seems extremely tacky to me.

"Thorpe Park" represents a quality attraction far more than "THORPE PARK", which looks messy and unprofessional.

Though, considering it isn't a quality attraction, maybe this is fitting, along the the tacky-as-hell adverts.


Shall we stop this discussion now, we've gone waaaay off topic. :x

PS- Thorpe's adverts are the best! :P
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Re: Thorpe Park 2009: Saw - The Ride

Fri Nov 07, 2008 12:20 am

"Big Dave" wrote:
Yeah but you gotta admit, it makes it stand out.

Thorpe Park or THORPE PARK!!!!!!
You can see which one stands out more and that is what it is all about, making your product stand out from the rest.


Why not just go the whole hog and rename it...

ZOMG IT'S THORPE PARK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

But back on topic, the pre-coaster walkthrough section sounds a bit naff. Seriously, with all the staff they employ, it would cost a relatively minute amount to hire a permanent actor like in the mazes, and would make the ride experience 10x better.
 
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Re: Thorpe Park 2009: Saw - The Ride

Fri Nov 07, 2008 7:34 pm

For anyone intrested heres an update, You really cant see anything.

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Im going to Thorpe Blast on sunday so will get some pics when im their.

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Re: Thorpe Park 2009: Saw - The Ride

Fri Nov 07, 2008 11:03 pm

That station is starting to look pretty big - opportunity to see some world class theming, but whether they do this to the full potential is another thing though.
 
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Re: Thorpe Park 2009: Saw - The Ride

Sun Nov 09, 2008 6:24 pm

A more in depth update showing you a little more of the layout etc...

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MY HAND IS A DOLPHIN!!! >:O
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Re: Thorpe Park 2009: Saw - The Ride

Sun Nov 09, 2008 7:08 pm

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The Gerstlauer Mobile! Wooo!

Anyway, looks like it's all going up well, that station building looks massive! I wonder how the rest of it's gonna go?

ooooh, This'll be fun to watch for the next few months!

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Re: Is 'Saw' a good choice of theme for project Dylan?

Sun Nov 09, 2008 7:51 pm

Just No!
It lacks imaganation and it really won't fit in with Canada Creek, and how are they going to tie it in with the pre-announcement videos?
Bad choice, Thorpe Park! [-X
Yet I probably will be very keen when I atchully ride it! :shock:
 
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Re: Thorpe Park 2009: Saw - The Ride

Sun Nov 09, 2008 8:50 pm

Is it just me or does that Layout look a bit - well, meh?

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