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Favourite Merlin Ride

Fri Feb 27, 2009 6:55 pm

So, Merlin now have four British theme-parks-two family, one thrill & one thrilling-family. Yet you have to agree that all parks have differnet types of rides & I thought I'd make a topic, to see what one you'd prefer?

*Nemesis, Nemesis Inferno or Vampire
*Stealth or Rita-Queen Of Speed
*Oblivion or Saw-The Ride
*Dragon's Fury or Spinball Whizzer
*Jungle Coaster or Rattlesnake
*Loggers Leap, The Flume, Dragon's Falls or Pirate Falls
*Viking River Splash, Congo River Rapids or Rhumba Rapids
*Bubbleworks or Charlie & The Chocolate Factory
*Time Voyagers 4D or Lego Racers 4D
*Black Buccaneer or The Blade
*Detonator or Frog Hopper
*Ramsses Revenge or Ripsaw
*Tomb Blaster or Duel
*Battle Galleons or Tidal Wave
*Runaway Mine Train, Runaway Train or Flying Fish
*Enterprise or Zodiac


Hope it would be fun for you all :D
 
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Re: The Best Merlin Rides-This Or That?

Fri Feb 27, 2009 7:21 pm

Except almost all of those rides on your list were built by Tussauds not Merlin, they are Tussauds rides...

*Nemesis, Nemesis Inferno or Vampire
*Stealth or Rita-Queen Of Speed
*Oblivion or Saw-The Ride
*Dragon's Fury or Spinball Whizzer
*Jungle Coaster or Rattlesnake
*Loggers Leap, The Flume, Dragon's Falls or Pirate Falls
*Viking River Splash, Congo River Rapids or Rhumba Rapids
*Bubbleworks or Charlie & The Chocolate Factory
*Time Voyagers 4D or Lego Racers 4D
*Black Buccaneer or The Blade
*Detonator or Frog Hopper - oh yes!
*Ramsses Revenge or Ripsaw
*Tomb Blaster or Duel
*Battle Galleons or Tidal Wave
*Runaway Mine Train, Runaway Train or Flying Fish
*Enterprise or Zodiac
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Re: The Best Merlin Rides-This Or That?

Fri Feb 27, 2009 7:22 pm

Why all the blank spaces? :)
 
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Re: The Best Merlin Rides-This Or That?

Fri Feb 27, 2009 8:06 pm

*Nemesis, Nemesis Inferno or Vampire
*Stealth or Rita-Queen Of Speed
*Dragon's Fury or Spinball Whizzer
*Jungle Coaster or Rattlesnake
*Loggers Leap, The Flume, Dragon's Falls or Pirate Falls
*Viking River Splash, Congo River Rapids or Rhumba Rapids
*Bubbleworks or Charlie & The Chocolate Factory
*Time Voyagers 4D or Lego Racers 4D
*Black Buccaneer or The Blade
*Detonator or Frog Hopper
*Ramsses Revenge or Ripsaw
*Tomb Blaster or Duel
*Battle Galleons or Tidal Wave
*Runaway Mine Train, Runaway Train or Flying Fish


Hmm. Have removed Saw vs Oblivion, as nobody can exactly compare a ride 11 years old with a ride that isn't even open yet. As for the Enterprise vs Zodiac comparison, hmm - they're identical rides! And Detonator vs Frog Hopper?! Other than that, there we go.

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Re: The Best Merlin Rides-This Or That?

Fri Feb 27, 2009 8:22 pm

:cry:
"Koopa-Troopa" wrote:
Why all the blank spaces? :)


Unfortunately, I havent had the pleasure of riding any of them.
 
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Re: The Best Merlin Rides-This Or That?

Fri Feb 27, 2009 8:47 pm

*Nemesis, Nemesis Inferno or Vampire
*Stealth or Rita-Queen Of Speed
*Dragon's Fury or Spinball Whizzer
*Jungle Coaster or Rattlesnake
*Loggers Leap, The Flume, Dragon's Falls or Pirate Falls
*Viking River Splash, Congo River Rapids or Rhumba Rapids
*Bubbleworks or Charlie & The Chocolate Factory
*Time Voyagers 4D or Lego Racers 4D
*Black Buccaneer or The Blade
*Detonator or Frog Hopper
*Ramsses Revenge or Ripsaw
*Tomb Blaster or Duel
*Battle Galleons or Tidal Wave
*Runaway Mine Train, Runaway Train or Flying Fish
 
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Re: The Best Merlin Rides-This Or That?

Fri Feb 27, 2009 8:50 pm

"Dara" wrote:
*Nemesis, Nemesis Inferno or Vampire
*Stealth or Rita-Queen Of Speed
*Dragon's Fury or Spinball Whizzer
*Jungle Coaster or Rattlesnake
*Loggers Leap, The Flume, Dragon's Falls or Pirate Falls
*Viking River Splash, Congo River Rapids or Rhumba Rapids
*Bubbleworks or Charlie & The Chocolate Factory
*Time Voyagers 4D or Lego Racers 4D
*Black Buccaneer or The Blade
*Detonator or Frog Hopper
*Ramsses Revenge or Ripsaw
*Tomb Blaster or Duel
*Battle Galleons or Tidal Wave
*Runaway Mine Train, Runaway Train or Flying Fish


Dara! We agree! Oh how we agree. Well in all except the Top Spin's.

How lovely.

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Your Top 10 Rides at Merlin Parks

Fri Feb 27, 2009 8:55 pm

So mine are like this:

1. Nemesis
2. Stealth
3. Rita: Queen of Speed
4. Nemesis Inferno
5. Rush
6. Slammer
7. Oblivion
8. Vampire
9. Rattlesnake
10. Battle Galleons

I hope you will add yours :D
 
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Re: The Best Merlin Rides-This Or That?

Fri Feb 27, 2009 9:11 pm

Any prticular reason why you both think Battle Galleons is better than Tidal Wave?
 
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Re: Your Top 10 Rides at Merlin Parks

Fri Feb 27, 2009 9:14 pm

Mine:
1.Nemesis
2.Oblivion
3.Stealth
4.Nemesis Inferno
5.Air
6.Dragon's Fury
7.Rita Queen of Speed
8.Rush
9.Samurai
10.The Flume
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Re: Your Top 10 Rides at Merlin Parks

Fri Feb 27, 2009 9:18 pm

Mine are probably-
1. Oblivion
2. Stealth
3. Nemesis Inferno
4. Vampire
5. Nemesis
6. Air
7. Dragon's Fury
8. Colossus
9. The Flume
10. Tidal Wave

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Re: The Best Merlin Rides-This Or That?

Fri Feb 27, 2009 9:19 pm

Better theming & more interactivity maybe? :)
 
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Re: The Best Merlin Rides-This Or That?

Fri Feb 27, 2009 9:30 pm

I like both Tidal Wave and Battle Galleons, but the theming on Battle Galleons, together with the setting by the Courtyard, push it above Tidal Wave.

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Re: The Best Merlin Rides-This Or That?

Fri Feb 27, 2009 9:32 pm

*Nemesis, Nemesis Inferno or Vampire
*Stealth or Rita-Queen Of Speed
*Oblivion or Saw-The Ride
*Dragon's Fury or Spinball Whizzer
*Jungle Coaster or Rattlesnake
*Loggers Leap, The Flume, Dragon's Falls or Pirate Falls
*Viking River Splash, Congo River Rapids or Rhumba Rapids
*Bubbleworks or Charlie & The Chocolate Factory
*Time Voyagers 4D or Lego Racers 4D
*Black Buccaneer or The Blade
*Detonator or Frog Hopper
*Ramsses Revenge or Ripsaw
*Tomb Blaster or Duel
*Battle Galleons or Tidal Wave
*Runaway Mine Train, Runaway Train or Flying Fish :D
*Enterprise or Zodiac
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Re: The Best Merlin Rides-This Or That?

Fri Feb 27, 2009 9:39 pm

Come on then, explain the choice of Flying Fish!

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Re: The Best Merlin Rides-This Or That?

Fri Feb 27, 2009 9:51 pm

Long term family favorite thats all. :lol:
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Re: The Best Merlin Rides-This Or That?

Fri Feb 27, 2009 10:04 pm

*Nemesis, Nemesis Infernoor Vampire
*Stealth or Rita-Queen Of Speed
*Oblivion or Saw-The Ride
*Dragon's Fury or Spinball Whizzer
*Jungle Coaster or Rattlesnake
*Loggers Leap, The Flume, Dragon's Falls or Pirate Falls
*Viking River Splash, Congo River Rapids or Rhumba Rapids
*Bubbleworks or Charlie & The Chocolate Factory
*Time Voyagers 4D or Lego Racers 4D
*Black Buccaneer or The Blade
*Detonator or Frog Hopper
*Ramsses Revenge or Ripsaw
*Tomb Blaster or Duel
*Battle Galleons or Tidal Wave
*Runaway Mine Train, Runaway Train or Flying Fish
*Enterprise or Zodiac
 
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Re: Your Top 10 Rides at Merlin Parks

Fri Feb 27, 2009 10:08 pm

Out of the ones I have been on...

1. Air
2. Oblivion
3. Nemesis Inferno
4. Nemesis
5. Colossus
6. Rita
7. Congo River Rapids
8. Loggers Leap
9. Tidal wave
10. Vortex
 
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Re: Your Top 10 Rides at Merlin Parks

Fri Feb 27, 2009 10:16 pm

1. Nemesis
2. Stealth
3. Rita - Queen of Speed
4. Oblivion
5. Congo River Rapids
6. Samurai
7. Rush
8. Hex - The Legend of the Towers
9. Rattlesnake
10. Nemesis Inferno

I hope that puts to bed any OMG I HATE THORPE stuff. I'd say 4 of my top 10 Merlin rides in the UK are at Thorpe.
 
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Re: The Best Merlin Rides-This Or That?

Fri Feb 27, 2009 11:25 pm

*Nemesis, Nemesis Inferno or Vampire
*Stealth or Rita-Queen Of Speed
*Dragon's Fury or Spinball Whizzer
*Jungle Coaster or Rattlesnake
*Loggers Leap, The Flume, Dragon's Falls or Pirate Falls
*Viking River Splash, Congo River Rapids or Rhumba Rapids
*Bubbleworks or Charlie & The Chocolate Factory
*Time Voyagers 4D or Lego Racers 4D
*Ramsses Revenge or Ripsaw
*Tomb Blaster or Duel
*Battle Galleons or Tidal Wave
*Runaway Mine Train, Runaway Train or Flying Fish
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