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by Chris
Sun Apr 17, 2022 10:55 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort General Discussion
Replies: 3078
Views: 607843

Re: Alton Towers Resort General Discussion

It's a combination of weight of the car and gravity - for example a heavier load will rotate down the little drops quicker, causing the car to spin faster.
by Chris
Wed Apr 13, 2022 2:29 pm
Forum: Trip Reports & Planning
Topic: Alton Towers rides for the larger person
Replies: 28
Views: 46980

Re: Alton Towers rides for the larger person

Thanks for your post - always good to hear other point of views on this subject.
by Chris
Thu Feb 17, 2022 8:44 pm
Forum: Attraction Source Events & Meetups
Topic: TowersTimes’ Spring Spectacular - 23rd April 2022
Replies: 0
Views: 170

TowersTimes’ Spring Spectacular - 23rd April 2022

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FL0x7B1X0AIjFbz?format=png&name=large Prepare to laugh and scream as the TowersTimes’ Spring Spectacular returns to Alton Towers Resort. Join us on Saturday 23rd April as we bring you exclusive ride time on Oblivion, discover the secrets behind the magic with a prese...
by Chris
Wed Feb 16, 2022 12:51 pm
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Chessington World of Adventures Resort
Replies: 4111
Views: 336751

Re: Chessington World of Adventures Resort

Good to know - would be a bit premature now anyway.
by Chris
Sat Feb 05, 2022 10:18 pm
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Chessington World of Adventures Resort
Replies: 4111
Views: 336751

Re: Chessington World of Adventures Resort

*blows dust off his account* Was at the park today for the Zootastic Weekend event and was suprised to find they've started work. Seeing as no-one else seems to have noticed I thought I'd mention it here. I took 2 pictures on my phone, but at the time wasn't planning to be posting them here, so apo...
by Chris
Sat Feb 05, 2022 6:23 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Nemesis - General Discussion
Replies: 166
Views: 49843

Re: Nemesis - General Discussion

Agree - hopefully there will be ample budget for the theming and presentation once the new hardware is in.
by Chris
Thu Feb 03, 2022 3:33 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort - Music and Videos
Replies: 1493
Views: 400195

Re: Alton Towers Resort - Music and Videos

His music is certainly a cut above the rest! Sad that not much of it is played in the parks any more.
by Chris
Tue Jan 25, 2022 12:47 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Nemesis - General Discussion
Replies: 166
Views: 49843

Re: Nemesis - General Discussion

Alton Towers Resort have submitted an application to Staffordshire Moorlands District Council to confirm the lawfulness of maintenance works to Nemesis, with the intention of increasing the rollercoaster’s lifespan. The application seeks to confirm the lawfulness of the work, which in simpler terms ...
by Chris
Sat Jan 22, 2022 1:48 pm
Forum: Community News & Your Views
Topic: Team Member Recruitment & Changes
Replies: 161
Views: 51141

Re: Team Member Recruitment & Changes

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Welcome back Dan! Previously part of the team from 2014 to 2021, we are so glad Dan can join us again as a content creator.
by Chris
Sat Dec 25, 2021 11:37 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Home Made Merch
Replies: 4
Views: 2676

Re: Home Made Merch

oliver07 wrote: Sat Dec 25, 2021 6:54 am I am not able to watch the video it showing an error I really need to see this to get an idea of home made merch as I am also interested in making something.
Fixed the links
by Chris
Thu Dec 09, 2021 8:02 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: New to the forum? Introduce yourself here!
Replies: 2918
Views: 1413587

Re: New to the forum? Introduce yourself here!

Coaster_cat wrote: Thu Dec 09, 2021 12:01 pm Hello! I'm Millie and I've joined the forum to talk about Thorpe's new coaster; is there a channel for that?
Indeed - we have just posted our in-depth article, and the best place to discuss it is here:

viewtopic.php?p=896069#p896069
by Chris
Thu Dec 09, 2021 8:00 pm
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Thorpe Park Resort
Replies: 10965
Views: 893671

Re: Thorpe Park Resort

Today, Thorpe Park Resort held an in-person public consultation on a proposed 236ft / 72m roller coaster that will be located in the Old Town area of the theme park. Attraction Source News rounds up all of the information revealed. https://www.attractionsource.com/2021/12/09/thorpe-park-resort-to-bu...
by Chris
Fri Dec 03, 2021 11:05 pm
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Thorpe Park Resort
Replies: 10965
Views: 893671

Re: Thorpe Park Resort

The website is legit as Chessington used the same format.

Initial details and a potential layout should be revealed on Friday - exciting!
by Chris
Fri Nov 19, 2021 8:52 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: New to the forum? Introduce yourself here!
Replies: 2918
Views: 1413587

Re: New to the forum? Introduce yourself here!

Jak wrote: Fri Nov 19, 2021 8:41 pm Hi guys, you might know me from the TT/Attraction Source events that ive been to for a few years now! I've only just started getting used to the forum so bare with me :lol:
Cant wait for the 2022 events, especially at thorpe! :-D
Welcome Jak!
by Chris
Thu Nov 11, 2021 11:40 pm
Forum: Attraction Source Events & Meetups
Topic: Events Calendar 2022
Replies: 2
Views: 1170

Re: Events Calendar 2022

Hope to see you!
by Chris
Wed Nov 10, 2021 9:37 pm
Forum: Attraction Source Events & Meetups
Topic: Events Calendar 2022
Replies: 2
Views: 1170

Events Calendar 2022

https://www.attractionsource.com/events/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/scaremazing21-127.jpg Saturday April 23rd Alton Towers Resort Saturday June 11th Thorpe Park Resort Saturday August 13th Alton Towers Resort Saturday October 15th Alton Towers Resort It's been so lovely to bring everyone together on...
by Chris
Wed Nov 10, 2021 6:32 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort Quick Questions
Replies: 1285
Views: 288724

Re: Alton Towers Resort Quick Questions

Hi, I am doing a dissertation on the safety of theme parks for my A levels does anyone know of any reliable sources, any help would be greatly appreciated. You may need to be a bit more specific as to what you are looking for. :) The guidance set out by the HSE can be found here, to start: https://...
by Chris
Sun Oct 31, 2021 10:21 pm
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Great Yarmouth & Pleasure Beach
Replies: 37
Views: 3824

Re: Great Yarmouth & Pleasure Beach

Lovely report!

I have added this topic to our park index as a nice overview of the Pleasure Beach and what else Great Yarmouth has to offer.
by Chris
Sun Oct 31, 2021 10:14 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort Quick Questions
Replies: 1285
Views: 288724

Re: Old work vehicles

Altontowers1986 wrote: Sun Oct 31, 2021 9:16 pm Have I imagined it or did Alton towers used to use old Bedford rascal or similar vehicles round the park many moons ago.
If so who remembers them and any pics would be amazing.
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