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Re: Thorpe Park Resort - Quick Questions

Thu Nov 29, 2018 7:21 pm

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Do THORPE PARK do digipass at individual ride photo areas or is it just at specific booths?

All ride photo areas should do it.

For single day passes, they may well also have sellers on the bridge as you enter The Dome.

For annual DigiPass, again all photo areas should sell it, but they will give you a temporary pass and wrist bands. You would then exchange those for the full passes at The Dome. If they have any. And if the machines work. Both of these things happening seem to be a rarity, sadly.
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Re: Thorpe Park Resort - Quick Questions

Wed Jan 23, 2019 6:48 pm

Does anyone know if THORPE will be doing the Armed Forces Day this year? Just wondering because I have family members in the RAF. 
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Re: Thorpe Park Resort - Quick Questions

Sat Feb 09, 2019 7:18 pm

Sorry, me again. I’m having trouble looking at the prices for a day ticket, as when I click on the link, it just takes me back to the generic tickets page. Could anyone tell me the prices or 2 adult day tickets and 2 child day tickets?
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Re: Thorpe Park Resort - Quick Questions

Sat Feb 09, 2019 7:35 pm

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Sorry, me again. I’m having trouble looking at the prices for a day ticket, as when I click on the link, it just takes me back to the generic tickets page. Could anyone tell me the prices or 2 adult day tickets and 2 child day tickets?

Current online prices are £33pp in advance, for all persons aged 3+.
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Re: Thorpe Park Resort - Quick Questions

Sat Feb 09, 2019 7:44 pm

Thanks!
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Re: Thorpe Park Resort - Quick Questions

Fri Mar 15, 2019 6:10 pm

Could anyone tell me the best seat for each major coaster?
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Re: Thorpe Park Resort - Quick Questions

Fri Mar 15, 2019 6:13 pm

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Could anyone tell me the best seat for each major coaster?

Swarm: Back Right outside, or front row outside either side.

Inferno: Back

Stealth: Back

Colossus: Front - but not absolute front row, queue will be ridiculous.

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Re: Thorpe Park Resort - Quick Questions

Fri Mar 15, 2019 6:46 pm

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Saw: Doesn't exist :sus:


Get out.

Saw: 2nd dispatched train front row in the middle is (in my opinion) the best way to experience the full ride.
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Re: Thorpe Park Resort - Quick Questions

Sat Mar 16, 2019 6:53 pm

DeadJack5 wrote:
Swarm Chris wrote:
Saw: Doesn't exist :sus:


Get out.

Saw: 2nd dispatched train front row in the middle is (in my opinion) the best way to experience the full ride.

I have to agree with Jack on this. It really is the best way to fully experience everything this coaster has to offer :)  Colossus you really do need to be nearer the front end of the train. its so much smoother than the back half of the train. Swarm, I am partial to the left hand side, but the right hand side is a bit more intense. If you've never done front row than I do recommend doing it at least once. Stealth is back, without a doubt, Same with Nemesis Inferno. Walking Dead and Flying Fish it really don't matter.
 
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Re: Thorpe Park Resort - Quick Questions

Sun Mar 17, 2019 3:11 pm

I’m surprised about Stealth. I thought with it being an Accelarator, which have never been smooth, and the launch that the best would be front.
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Re: Thorpe Park Resort - Quick Questions

Sun Mar 17, 2019 3:31 pm

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I’m surprised about Stealth. I thought with it being an Accelarator, which have never been smooth, and the launch that the best would be front.

It's not the launch that you sit at the back for. It's being dragged at speed over the top-hat that you sit at the back for. :)
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Re: Thorpe Park Resort - Quick Questions

Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:54 pm

I think with Stealth is its a bit of a mix. The launch feels more forceful at the back, so it kind of feels like your being dragged along and I totally agree with what Chris says about the top hat. 
 
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Re: Thorpe Park Resort - Quick Questions

Sun Mar 17, 2019 10:05 pm

I'd like to add that no matter where you sit it isn't very rough. It isn't as smooth as The Swarm but only has a rattle at the bottom of the top hat before the air time hill.
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