Yeah, and if the ride was removed all they'd do is stick another flat in there, or even worse, add another enormous coaster in there, right next to Colossus, making the park into one GIANT tack hole instead of one BIG tackhole, with absolutely no ride vareity.
Admitedly the ride is very out of place, and I have never ridden it, but its the only ride at the park which we can really class a a dark ride, so unless another indoor ride comes along it needs to stay.
I think you should ride it to see just how bad it is. I think that 2 options should be considered for X. Either remove the pyramid and the arena and put something else there. Or keep the pyramid, paint/ re-theme it to make it look like a pyramid rather than an oddly shaped wearhouse, but put something decent in there- a proper dark ride rather than just a dull third rate coaster.
I'd be happy to see either of those options. The first would free up loads of land for a major new coaster or 2 large flats which, lets face it, is what thorpe park is all about. People can say they want variety and non-ride type things to do, but thorpe park is all about rides, rides, rides and thats the way it will stay. Just think what potential they could have if they were to use the X and arena area. Something spectacular could go there.
The second option would satisfy those wanting a more varied selection of rides at thorpe. They could put a Duel style dark ride in there- something which thorpe have been lacking ever since WWH burnt down