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by Nickolai
Mon Mar 02, 2020 5:06 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort General Discussion
Replies: 3069
Views: 522428

Re: Alton Towers Resort - General Discussion

I don't think it would be a security desk as although that could work for guests walking from the main car park, it would be a struggle with monorail and express guests to access in a queueing format.
by Nickolai
Sun Feb 09, 2020 9:29 am
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Thorpe Park - Derren Brown's Ghost Train
Replies: 4894
Views: 924026

Re: Derren Brown's Ghost Train - Rise Of The Demon

Although an interesting revelation a disappointing one in my eyes, an Oceaneering dark ride would have been fantastic for the park!!!
by Nickolai
Fri Aug 16, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Heide Park
Replies: 788
Views: 98592

Re: Heide Park

I wish they did release the Wicker Man one.
by Nickolai
Sat Aug 10, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort Future
Topic: The World of David Walliams - *Delayed until 2021*
Replies: 254
Views: 72578

Re: Cloud Cuckoo Land Replacement

ImageThis is the box Paddington came over in... check the artwork on the fences. Only taking the idea with a piece of salt though.
by Nickolai
Mon Aug 05, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort - Music and Videos
Replies: 1480
Views: 357747

Re: Alton Towers Resort - Music and Videos

If only there was Alton Towers Live still!
by Nickolai
Sat Jul 27, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort Quick Questions
Replies: 1263
Views: 245050

Re: Alton Towers Resort - Quick Questions

When you arrive at the resort, go to the ticket booths and show them your reciept etc and proof of ID. They will then give you a ticket to enter the resort. Head down to the Box Office where you can be issued your Premium Season Pass.
by Nickolai
Thu Jun 13, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Universal Orlando Resort
Replies: 1084
Views: 158124

Re: Universal Orlando Resort

So... Hagrid has had a 600 minute wait today!
by Nickolai
Tue Jun 04, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: Industry Chat
Topic: Merlin Entertainments General Discussion
Replies: 1892
Views: 133869

Re: Merlin General Discussion

Yeah they are pretty well off Disney. Even the lower end Disney Hotels provide a smoother and better experience.
by Nickolai
Mon Jun 03, 2019 8:23 am
Forum: Industry Chat
Topic: B&M Discussion
Replies: 281
Views: 29004

Re: B&M Discussion

I don't know maybe Thorpe could grab it.
by Nickolai
Tue May 28, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Wicker Man - General Discussion
Replies: 6779
Views: 1297840

Re: Wicker Man - General Discussion

My ride this season was probably my best one yet. It did feel rougher but that made it better in my opinion. More intense and out of control.
by Nickolai
Fri May 17, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort - Music and Videos
Replies: 1480
Views: 357747

Re: Alton Towers Resort - Music and Videos

Check this out...
by Nickolai
Mon May 13, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Alton Towers Dungeon
Replies: 315
Views: 61938

Re: The Alton Towers Dungeon - New for 2019

They definitely took their time with that one!
by Nickolai
Tue Apr 16, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort Future
Topic: The Future of Hex
Replies: 37
Views: 14440

Re: The Future of Hex

Something creative with the ride probably. I hope not a retheme.
by Nickolai
Sun Apr 14, 2019 8:00 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler - General Discussion
Replies: 3173
Views: 626864

Re: The Smiler - General Discussion

As much as some people hate it I do think sound is a key part to the ride's theme.
by Nickolai
Fri Apr 12, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler - General Discussion
Replies: 3173
Views: 626864

Re: The Smiler - General Discussion

Yeah I did start to like the loud audio over time. It feels more 'brainwashing' and you are less in control.
by Nickolai
Thu Apr 11, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler - General Discussion
Replies: 3173
Views: 626864

Re: The Smiler - General Discussion

One thing I have noticed that is a carryover from last season, is that the audio track just before the first lift hill is deathly quiet. When I visited last week, the orange lights were on (having not been working on opening weekend) but the audio is still really quiet, a far cry from how it’s trad...
by Nickolai
Thu Apr 11, 2019 7:32 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler - General Discussion
Replies: 3173
Views: 626864

Re: The Smiler - General Discussion

I thought for quite a few years it was too loud but now it is quiet it just doesn't feel the same. Hearing it bleed out in to the queue adds extra SFX too adding to the atmosphere, which you can't hear now. On the Sunday, the projection room was working perfectly: all lights off, strobes on, all fou...
by Nickolai
Wed Apr 10, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler - General Discussion
Replies: 3173
Views: 626864

Re: The Smiler - General Discussion

When I rode, the train rolled back slightly at the bottom of the second lift. They considerably quietened down the lift 1 audio too.
by Nickolai
Mon Apr 01, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Wicker Man - General Discussion
Replies: 6779
Views: 1297840

Re: Wicker Man - General Discussion

And possibly cuts? Chessington don't have everything open yet either...
by Nickolai
Mon Mar 25, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Wicker Man - General Discussion
Replies: 6779
Views: 1297840

Re: Wicker Man - General Discussion

Apparently it was still stripped down during the John Lewis event. Why can't they get their rides ready on time?