UK theme parks from another point of view!

 
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More metal goes flying....

Sun Jun 08, 2008 11:41 am

This time at Drayton but with a more serious outcome.

http://www.sundaymirror.co.uk/news/sund ... -20599160/
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Sun Jun 08, 2008 12:07 pm

OMG not another themepark incident so near to each other. Whats happening to these parks is it just the smaller parks having problems or all UK parks?
 
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Sun Jun 08, 2008 1:31 pm

New attraction aswell! :shock:
 
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Sun Jun 08, 2008 1:45 pm

Well its going well for the UK tourism industry so far this year :(
 
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Sun Jun 08, 2008 1:57 pm

Lets hope these incidents dont go national
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Sun Jun 08, 2008 2:23 pm

"Titler" wrote:
Lets hope these incidents dont go national


Lets hope they do, Drayton deserve bad press is this is their attitude to maintenance.

Is there some sort of nuts and bolts shortage or something? :P
 
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Sun Jun 08, 2008 4:40 pm

Urgh, that's horrible! Now I know why I don't want to visit Drayton Manor anymore. They need new maintenence taken care of because that was disgusting. [-X Shameful.
 
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Sun Jun 08, 2008 11:00 pm

I can't belive something like this has happened again and with this being a new ride it's the last thing you would expect. Hopefully it's the end of problems like this as they really shouldn't be happening.
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Mon Jun 09, 2008 3:48 pm

i just hope nothing happens to another themepark and hopefully not to alton towers because that will be really bad :cry:
 
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Mon Jun 09, 2008 4:20 pm

2 Accidents in a matter of weeks from theme parks!

..and no incidents from Fairground rides for at least 2 years now...
 
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Mon Jun 09, 2008 4:29 pm

ive seen a picture of the cut on the person head its a tiny minor cut and even the person said the paper had over exaggerated there was only a slight bit of blood and he was out of the hospital within 2 hours after just having a tests.
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Mon Jun 09, 2008 5:28 pm

To me it just sounds like themeing. Not mechanical.
 
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Mon Jun 09, 2008 5:41 pm

yeah it was themeing, a light piece of rubber themeing that didnt even spin around on the ride so it cant of really span off.
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Mon Jun 09, 2008 6:09 pm

"markryn" wrote:

..and no incidents from Fairground rides for at least 2 years now...



:lol: where have you been? cycle back through the last few pages and there should be about 5 :P
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Mon Jun 09, 2008 6:33 pm

"G-Force" wrote:
yeah it was themeing, a light piece of rubber themeing that didnt even spin around on the ride so it cant of really span off.


If thats true then thats really stupid, the paper make it sound like the man was dying with blood pouring everywhere, and that it was only a rubber piece of theming?
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Mon Jun 09, 2008 7:35 pm

I hate the sun anyway, I never read it, they over exaggerate all stories, its stupid, after all if the man thought he was fine then all is well, of course it's not nice to see a park like drayton with some really fun rides have something like this happen, it's like thorpe is contaminating everything. :lol:
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Mon Jun 09, 2008 8:20 pm

It's The Sun...the rest is self explanatory...

So a small rubber peice of themeing fell off a ride that must go about 8 foot above the ground? And it fell off whilst it was going at about 5-10 mph?

It can't have really done much damage. The man probably got a small cut on his head and a small bump at the end of the day, but The Sun thought a small cut and a bump on the head wasn't good enough a story...so they decided to give him blood spraying everywhere, half a head and at the end say it was only minor injuries...

Yeah, thats The Sun alright! :P
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Mon Jun 09, 2008 9:02 pm

Didnt the man himself say that he had blood pouring out of his head im sure i read that somewere.

Well aparently he was surposed to of said that anyway lol.

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Mon Jun 09, 2008 10:10 pm

"Spike""][quote=""markryn" wrote:

..and no incidents from Fairground rides for at least 2 years now...



:lol: where have you been? cycle back through the last few pages and there should be about 5 :P[/quote]

They were not in the UK though were they??
 
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Mon Jun 09, 2008 10:16 pm

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They were not in the UK though were they??


Doesn't matter, they are still accidents involving fairground rides. :P
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