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Re: What did you ride on your first visit?

Mon Nov 19, 2012 5:43 pm

Jevaaaans wrote:
And we were going to do Submission but we met with some of our other friends in CCL Burger King and they told us that it was really uncomfortable so we decided against it.


They were bloomin' right there! Submission is a definate no-no! Its not good for down below either if ur a guy... :/
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Re: What did you ride on your first visit?

Mon Nov 19, 2012 5:50 pm

I first went in 2002 when I was 2 lol :) I don't really remember anything apart from Barney's Show and the Play Ground.

The second time I went was in 2005 I remember going on these rides:
Corkscrew
UG Swinger
Squirrel Nutty
Eye Spy
Bish Bash (Still went on it when I went in 2011 :)
Hex
I was about to go on Black Hole but the man said I wasn't 1.2m which confused me because I went on Corkscrew and UG Swinger which were both 1.2m. I was so sad the next year as it had closed and I never got on it!

The best ride in 2005 was Corkscrew R.I.P Corky 1980-2008!
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Re: What did you ride on your first visit?

Mon Nov 19, 2012 5:51 pm

On my first visit to Alton Towers in 2001:
Black Hole
Toyland Tours
Haunted House
Vintage Cars
Rapids (the old stripy red and black ones)
Squirell Nutty
Old McDonald's Tractor Ride
Riverbank Eyespy
.... thats pretty much about it as i remember.
 
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Re: What did you ride on your first visit?

Mon Nov 19, 2012 5:54 pm

Black Hole but the man said I wasn't 1.2m which confused me because I went on Corkscrew and UG Swinger which were both 1.2m. I was so sad the next year as it had closed and I never got on it!

Thats a shame you didn't ride Black Hole, it was a great ride through out its years, i rode it in 2004 for the last time and in 2005 as i heard it on TT and ATA they announced it was closing.
 
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Re: What did you ride on your first visit?

Wed Nov 21, 2012 12:11 am

I was sick on the car journey remember

Deul
Twirling toadstool
Rapids
Charlie and the chocolate factory

On my second visit when I wasn't sick I did every roller coaster except Rita and nemeisis plus all of the above and log flume
Once thought air was the best. Then Th13teen for some reason.

Now I have found the ultimate beast ... OBLIVION
 
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Re: What did you ride on your first visit?

Wed Dec 19, 2012 2:54 am

First ever rollercoasters ,so went quite easy ahah :)
2012;
1) enterprise
2)submission
3)th3rteen
4)charlie and the chocolate factory
5)twirling toadstools
6)flume
7)rapids
8)RMT
9)Duel
10)Ripsaw
11)Blade
12)Air
13)Rita
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Re: What did you ride on your first visit?

Wed Dec 19, 2012 3:42 pm

In 2009:

Oblivion (Twice)
Air
Rita
Congo River Rapids
Spinball Whizzer
Battle Galleons

Queued for Nemesis for about half an hour but it broke down :( was not happy at all haha
Skyride was not open either so we had to walk everywhere (due to the fire in the Skyride station)
 
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Re: What did you ride on your first visit?

Sun Dec 30, 2012 6:22 pm

I don't think I went on anything on my first visit, it would have been '93 or '94 whenI was a baby/toddler I think we mainly looked around the gardens and towers. I probably went on th swanboats too.
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Re: What did you ride on your first visit?

Mon Dec 31, 2012 12:47 am

1989......

only went on the log flume and the pirate ship...... (was scared of rollercoasters back then but thats all changed since 1997  :D)
 
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Re: What did you ride on your first visit?

Tue Jan 01, 2013 8:15 pm

My first trip was in 2006 and I went on,
1)Sonic Spinball (when it was called spinball whizzer!)
2)THE BEASTIE!!!
3)Enterprise
4)Hex (left me traumatized!)
5)The Flume
6)Runaway Mine Train
7)Congo River Rapids
8)Duel
9)Blade
10)Went on the cross valley trail and got lost...
and then i watched my family go on all the other 1.4m rides which I couldn't go on :(
But I got to see scooby doo and tweenies, always a plus!
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Re: What did you ride on your first visit?

Thu Jan 24, 2013 1:58 pm

First trip in 1996 and the first ride was the Pirate Ship in Fantasy Land.

It was a two day trip so managed to get most rides in. I was 8 at the time and too small to go on Nemesis. My cousin tried to get me on the Thunder Looper but for some reason I decided to ask the attendant if I was tall enough for it and got rumbled. My one and only chance to ride the Thunder Looper :(.

After that I don't know the order but the rides I went on were:
  • Pirate Ship
  • Black Hole
  • Astro Dancer
  • Mini Apple
  • Toyland Tours
  • Vintage Car Ride
  • Wave Swinger
  • Enterprise
  • Energizer
  • CorkScrew
  • The Beast
  • Beastie
  • Haunted House
  • RMT
  • River Rapids
  • Log Flume
  • 3D Cinema
  • Squirrel Nutty's
 
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Re: What did you ride on your first visit?

Fri Jan 25, 2013 12:41 am

Im such a virgin...

First trip to AT was in August 2012!

Went on in this order:

Duel
Nemesis
Sub Terra
Air
Rita
Thirteen
Oblivion
Flumes

2nd trip was to SF:

day1:
Sonic
TOTT
Oblivion
Rita
Th13teen
Nemesis
COS
TS
Oblivian in dark
Rita in dark
Th13teen in dark

Day2:
Sub terra
Nemesis
Oblivion
Rapids

then went home
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Re: What did you ride on your first visit?

Sat Jan 26, 2013 10:12 pm

I went for the first time last year
Was quiet and was there for 2 days so I did

Sonic Spinball
Oblivion
Nemesis
Air
Flume
Rapids
Hex
Rita
Thirteen
Ice age 3d
Sub terra

Most of these I did several times
 
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Re: What did you ride on your first visit?

Sun Jan 27, 2013 12:27 pm

I didn't get on a lot on the first visit I had...
From memory we managed Oblivion, Nemesis, Enterprise, Corkscrew and Energizer all once.

Not the most productive day, but definitely one of the most magical.
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Re: What did you ride on your first visit?

Sun Jan 27, 2013 4:58 pm

I think my first trip was in 1998 when I was  about 10 and I went on
The Blade,
Astrodancer,
Haunted House,
RMT,
The Flume.

I also remember eating ham sandwiches and drinking cheap ASDA lime-ade while waiting for my friend and her dad who had gone on oblivion (I wouldnt brave it til 2006 and I still hate it now! )
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Re: What did you ride on your first visit?

Sun Jan 27, 2013 6:38 pm

I don't remember the year but early rides I can remember, could well be different visits and years. Used to go a lot even back then.

Corky
pirate ship at some point I rember a pirate ship that went right over, it terrified me lol.
toboggans
magic carper ride, 1001 knights?
cine 360
black hole
flume
bumpy slide
fun house boat, mississippi river boat?
 
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Re: What did you ride on your first visit?

Mon Jan 28, 2013 12:24 am

My first trip was a month or so after Oblivion opened. I was very young (12/13) and didnt really 'do' rides. The only coaster I had ever been on before that day was the grand national at blackpool (incidentally I now LOVE the GN) and I was terrified.

I got dragged onto blivvy by my mother (who was most upset she had spent a fortune to get in and so was determined her daughter was going on a ride) and I was absolutely pooing my pants. Cue one vertical drop later and I went on everything else that day inc Ripsaw and Nemesis etc. Seems Oblivion 'cured' me although its still the one ride I feel nervous on, I dont know why!?

Oh and to those who are too young or didnt go to AT around that time, X Sector really was as good as us oldies make it out to be, it really was like being in a different world :) I really do hope they can recreate that feel with the update and The Smiler.
 
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Re: What did you ride on your first visit?

Sun Feb 03, 2013 7:50 pm

Only went in May last year on a school trip!  :O It was great but started raining really badly so we didnt get on much. These are in order:

Oblivion - First rollercoaster ever for me (scary)
Th13teen
Rita
Air
Flume

Just got on them cos I was exactly 1.4m! Air and Th13teen are the best :D
 
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Re: What did you ride on your first visit?

Sat Feb 09, 2013 10:11 am

First time i went was in 2009.
:D
I went on:
Runaway mine train
Hex
Duel
River Rapids
Blade
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Battle Galleons
Heave Ho!
Maraulders Mayhem
Oblivion (my dad forced me to and now i love the thing!) :D

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Re: What did you ride on your first visit?

Sun Feb 10, 2013 3:33 pm

I first went to Alton in 2012 for my birthday in October (But I'd been obsessed with the park for years - the opportunity to go came up and I took it) and when I got there we went on :

Sonic Spinball
Oblivion
Submission
Hex
Rita
Th13teen
Air
Nemesis
The Flume
Congo River Rapids
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