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by Kaz
Fri Nov 04, 2011 11:55 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Ultimate Fireworks 2011
Replies: 196
Views: 32110

Re: Ultimate Fireworks 2011

No way was it £2 million. Perhaps taking marketing material and all the other factors into account... but even then that would be massively over the top. Not even London's world class NYE display costs £2 million.
by Kaz
Thu Feb 10, 2011 10:10 am
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Thorpe Park Resort
Replies: 10956
Views: 676387

Re: Thorpe Park 2012: The Swarm

Is anyone able to give me a brief update on developments as I can't seem to find anything other than hearsay in the last 5 pages of this topic. Whats actually been confirmed? Are there plans in the public domain bar the MTDP?

Many thanks.
by Kaz
Mon Feb 07, 2011 1:11 pm
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Thorpe Park Resort
Replies: 10956
Views: 676387

Re: THORPE PARK 2011

[url=http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... -monk.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;]http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... -monk.html[/url]
by Kaz
Thu Jul 01, 2010 2:06 am
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Six Dead in Theme Park Accident!
Replies: 25
Views: 7479

Re: Six Dead in Theme Park Accident!

It was actually a serious question.
by Kaz
Thu Jul 01, 2010 1:40 am
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Six Dead in Theme Park Accident!
Replies: 25
Views: 7479

Re: Six Dead in Theme Park Accident!

Made in China?
by Kaz
Wed Jun 23, 2010 3:55 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Th13teen - Ride discussion
Replies: 2881
Views: 372248

Re: Th13teen - Ride discussion [SPOILERS TOPIC]

[quote=""Blaze""][quote=""Islander""][quote=""Blaze""]So complex and clever; the backwards launch is powered by the recouperated energy created by stopping the hydrolics with magnetic brakes![/quote] Where did you get that from :?. Wardley ...
by Kaz
Fri Jun 18, 2010 1:42 pm
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Harry Potter Theme Park Announced!
Replies: 142
Views: 28674

Re: Harry Potter Theme Park Announced!

[url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainmen ... 347648.stm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;]http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainmen ... 347648.stm[/url]

Nice video.
by Kaz
Tue Jun 08, 2010 7:41 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Th13teen - Ride discussion
Replies: 2881
Views: 372248

Re: Th13teen - Ride discussion [SPOILERS TOPIC]

Also they are just held in by bunjees
As has been said the whole idea of test dummies is to replicate humans. Rides do not eject humans. They have no cords or connections to hold them in, simply water for mass and thats it.
by Kaz
Fri Jun 04, 2010 6:25 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Th13teen - Ride discussion
Replies: 2881
Views: 372248

Re: Th13teen - Ride discussion [SPOILERS TOPIC]

Check out this video - [url=http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=210_1275608337" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;]http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=210_1275608337[/url]

Not only does it show you the potential of telsa, when it starts playing Ghostbusters theme tune it's epic. Enjoy.
by Kaz
Sat May 15, 2010 2:44 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Th13teen - Ride discussion
Replies: 2881
Views: 372248

Re: Th13teen - Ride discussion [SPOILERS TOPIC]

Also a new rumour about the weight issue for the drop is to do with the type of hydrolic fluid in the drop rams, if this is the case it will be closed season before they fix it as it takes ages to flush out the fluid and replace it with a different type i would imagine. Without sounding rude, is th...
by Kaz
Sun Apr 25, 2010 9:08 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Th13teen - Ride discussion
Replies: 2881
Views: 372248

Re: Th13teen - Ride discussion [SPOILERS TOPIC]

I don't think this is so much a mechanical problem, more so a software issue. The chances are they need to re-write some of the computer program that runs the ride as to gain more flexibility in terms of the ride making self-adjustments according to variable parameters.
by Kaz
Fri Apr 02, 2010 2:24 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Th13teen - Ride discussion
Replies: 2881
Views: 372248

Re: Th13teen - Ride discussion [SPOILERS TOPIC]

So in reality all these supposed theming additions were just talk? I thought we would be getting some animatronic movement, sparks and all sorts. Seems we will just have to make do with smoke and lights.
by Kaz
Sun Mar 21, 2010 6:08 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Th13teen - Ride discussion
Replies: 2881
Views: 372248

Re: Th13teen - Ride discussion [SPOILERS TOPIC]

A number of people including Spike have talked of how more themeing is yet to be added, is this confirmed or just hope?
by Kaz
Sun Mar 21, 2010 2:33 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Th13teen - Ride discussion
Replies: 2881
Views: 372248

Re: Th13teen - Ride discussion [SPOILERS TOPIC]

The ride isn't totally finished there is lots of building work
As in?

I was alos wondering, has any landscaping/planting taken place or will there simply not be any?
by Kaz
Thu Mar 11, 2010 4:44 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: 2010: Corkscrews for the Entrance Plaza
Replies: 399
Views: 65179

Re: 2010: Corkscrews for the Entrance Plaza

It's looking great. Only down side is that it reminded me of how out-dated the park entrance is. Could really do with a make-over.
by Kaz
Tue Mar 09, 2010 8:52 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: SW6 / Thirteen - Viral Marketing/Promotional Discussion
Replies: 1071
Views: 165166

Re: SW6 / Thirteen - Viral Marketing/Promotional Discussion

As far as I am aware it is illegal to use subliminal messaging during advertising within the UK.
by Kaz
Thu Mar 04, 2010 4:23 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: How Obsessed With Alton Towers Can You Get?
Replies: 132
Views: 36595

Re: How Obsessed With Alton Towers Can You Get?

Pretend that i am a ride host in my bedroom
Care to explain how that works?
by Kaz
Sun Feb 28, 2010 11:34 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: SW6 / Thirteen - Viral Marketing/Promotional Discussion
Replies: 1071
Views: 165166

Re: SW6 / Thirteen - Viral Marketing/Promotional Discussion

I was doing some hunting around on the Edexcel website today for some information relating to an exam I am sitting come summer and came across an interesting word document all about the marketing of Alton Towers new ride. Nothing ground-breaking, but worth a look: [url=http://www.edexcel.com/migrati...
by Kaz
Fri Feb 12, 2010 1:54 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Proposal
Replies: 21
Views: 3843

Re: Alton Towers Proposal

For impact I'd (along with the Oblivion idea which is fantastic) also suggest going on RMT (front seat) popping the question JUST as you enter the tunnel at high speed alongside the Rapids, which normally is the most exciting part of the ride, and her scream of delight (hopefully) will echo nicely....
by Kaz
Tue Feb 09, 2010 1:46 pm
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Thorpe Park Resort - The Future
Replies: 1970
Views: 259716

Re: Thorpe Park: Future Discussion

Anyone know if they have sorted out the parks abysmal entrance this year?