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Re: Chessington - General Discussion

Sun Jan 10, 2016 11:49 am

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I think Rameses will be going soon. I think they've clung on to it for as long as possible already (possibly due to it's location) but they know it will have to go at some point so might do it now that they're making ride cuts across their uk resorts. Considering Ripsaw has pretty much gone to the scrapheap I can't imagine it's parts are that fantastic either.

Rameses Revenge will only be open on Peak days this year...
 
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Sun Jan 10, 2016 12:05 pm

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Ripsaw has pretty much gone to the scrapheap I can't imagine it's parts are that fantastic either.


It's actually been preserved quite nicely on the carpark. There will definitely be some parts it can go through. However, we will be lucky to see RR last another 2 seasons.
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Sun Jan 10, 2016 7:06 pm

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CorkyForever wrote:
I think Rameses will be going soon. I think they've clung on to it for as long as possible already (possibly due to it's location) but they know it will have to go at some point so might do it now that they're making ride cuts across their uk resorts. Considering Ripsaw has pretty much gone to the scrapheap I can't imagine it's parts are that fantastic either.

Rameses Revenge will only be open on Peak days this year...

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CorkyForever wrote:
Ripsaw has pretty much gone to the scrapheap I can't imagine it's parts are that fantastic either.


It's actually been preserved quite nicely on the carpark. There will definitely be some parts it can go through. However, we will be lucky to see RR last another 2 seasons.

Yes, but Ripsaw isn't exactly sparkly new.

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Re: Chessington - General Discussion

Mon Jan 11, 2016 3:27 pm

Rameses Revenge will operate for as long as is viable. Much in a similar way to Safari Skyway. It'll run until the park can no longer see it as worth while to repair, or it becomes condemned due to safety concerns, which can be the case at some theme parks.

Safari Skyway has been on it's way out for a couple of years. Now the park have finally got the time (and money) to properly invest into ride maintenance this season, they've realised that it's just not worth the huge expense on new trains, new sections of track and of course some foundations need work. Why spend all that money fixing up a ride that is past it's prime, when a suitable replacement with a higher throughput, a new route (more in keeping with the zoo) and of course a much more reliable transit system can be found? It's nonsensical to fix what cannot be fixed much longer. Rest in Peace Safari Skyway, may you go to Theme Park Heaven.
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Re: Chessington - General Discussion

Wed Jan 20, 2016 4:11 pm

New for 2016:
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The link shows them in all their glory!
http://www.lrg-international.com/portfo ... in-badges/

(I just hope these are the ones that get released and aren't just concepts)
 
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Wed Jan 20, 2016 5:52 pm

If that is correct and accurate and Chessington are finally doing pin badges than yay!
 
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Re: Chessington - General Discussion

Fri Feb 05, 2016 10:35 pm

They look great! I'd buy them!
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Thu Feb 11, 2016 2:24 pm

Chessington have confirmed on Facebook that they will be selling the badges in 2016.
I've also found a picture of a new Dragon's Fury magnet on the same website:
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Fri Feb 12, 2016 5:07 pm

Chessington have advertised on their Facebook page quite an unusual job advert:
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Thu Feb 18, 2016 3:04 pm

On park today and the badges are available in market square shop for £3 each.
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Re: Chessington - General Discussion

Thu Feb 18, 2016 4:44 pm

I feel like I'll have too much trouble deciding which ones to buy so I'll end up buying all of them.
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Re: Chessington - General Discussion

Thu Feb 18, 2016 6:07 pm

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I feel like I'll have too much trouble deciding which ones to buy so I'll end up buying all of them.


Why even bother trying to decide. Just buy them all anyways. You know you want too! :lol
 
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Thu Feb 18, 2016 6:59 pm

Very true :lol they look so nice
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Thu Feb 18, 2016 7:29 pm

They look just as nice in person. :D Great to see chessington finally getting these.


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Re: Chessington - General Discussion

Sun Feb 21, 2016 4:30 pm

I believe that Tomb Blaster is to get a new logo this season, it is mentioned in this article. The Forbidden Tomb sign will stay there, the sign is rehung every year (and a new one will be coming/already there).
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Sun Feb 21, 2016 5:16 pm

The vampire pin glows in the dark I can't cope
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Sun Feb 21, 2016 5:54 pm

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The vampire pin glows in the dark I can't cope

I NEED to get my hands on that!
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Re: Chessington - General Discussion

Wed Feb 24, 2016 5:29 pm

Chessington Buzz have gone and posted the new Tomb Blaster logo over on their Facebook Page.

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Re: Chessington - General Discussion

Wed Feb 24, 2016 5:52 pm

I like the new logo and glad it's been refreshed alongside the ride itself. I'm also looking forward to going back on it when Chessington opens to see the improvements :)
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Re: Chessington - General Discussion

Wed Feb 24, 2016 6:12 pm

Urrgh, it's rather bad when you realise this logo is one of the better parts of the "refurbishment".
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