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by oliviamae
Wed Nov 07, 2012 2:29 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort Future
Topic: Random ideas
Replies: 51
Views: 9303

Re: Random ideas

I imagine the main problem would be health and safety :roll:, but I would love to see it happen. I remember when I was about 10 or so and I had a strange fascination with IKEA because you could slide into the kids section!
by oliviamae
Wed Nov 07, 2012 2:23 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort Future
Topic: Developments afoot down on the Farm
Replies: 12
Views: 3069

Re: Developments afoot down on the Farm

I agree, I like the farmyard theming. Another IP wouldn't work as well as it would be too generational, and wouldn't be quite so timeless
by oliviamae
Wed Nov 07, 2012 2:21 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: 2013 Scarefest
Replies: 700
Views: 115890

Re: 2013 Scarefest

I think the whole zombies thing is a bit overdone. I would really like to see it replaced with something similar, but just with something other than zombies. Those scarecrow mutants as described from an Altonville Motel report (can't remember who, sorry!) could be an option?
by oliviamae
Wed Nov 07, 2012 2:19 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort Future
Topic: 2014 Lodge Resort Development (SCRAPPED)
Replies: 72
Views: 18769

Re: 2014 - 150 Lodge Resort Development

They had very similar looking pod things at the Caravan and Camping international show at the NEC. When we asked the exhibitor what their market was, they said they were selling to resorts. If we do see such spaces, I'll be very pleased as they as comfortable, dry, and still adventurous and exciting...
by oliviamae
Wed Nov 07, 2012 10:05 am
Forum: The Smiler
Topic: The Smiler - Construction Discussion
Replies: 13567
Views: 2373166

Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

What does it say under Gerstlauer?
by oliviamae
Sat Nov 03, 2012 1:45 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: 2012 fireworks
Replies: 77
Views: 13538

Re: 2012 fireworks

To be fair, if you were disappointed with Alton's fireworks, you're not going to be satisfied with any display. I honestly think that, at times, people expect a little too much from AT.
by oliviamae
Wed Oct 24, 2012 5:03 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Treasure Hunt
Replies: 3
Views: 1403

Re: Alton Towers Treasure Hunt

This is an ace idea!
by oliviamae
Wed Oct 24, 2012 4:50 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort Future
Topic: Alternate/New backstorys for rides at Alton Towers
Replies: 15
Views: 4411

Re: Alternate/New backstorys for rides at Alton Towers

I had an idea for a reimagined Hex, sort of Alice in Wonderland-esque. It wouldn't be 'frightening', rather something sweet for younger children. The story would suggest that two young children were playing on Towers Street (similar to the Sub Terra advert), and decided to go and investigate the Tow...
by oliviamae
Sat Oct 20, 2012 7:08 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Is the Magic Back?
Replies: 16
Views: 3763

Re: Is the Magic Back?

I tend to go about once a month (maybe more) during season and I really don't think the magic ever left, though of course it's subjective. Towers Street is always a little bit like Christmas morning for me.
by oliviamae
Sat Oct 20, 2012 7:05 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers - without height restrictions
Replies: 7
Views: 2029

Re: Alton Towers - without height restrictions

I'm really short and when I was younger it was so disappointing to miss out on rides that friends my age could go on because I wasn't tall enough, but it's definitely worth the trade off.
by oliviamae
Sat Oct 20, 2012 7:03 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Litterbugs
Replies: 23
Views: 4144

Re: Litterbugs

Slightly different in a McDonalds though, as there are staff paid to clean the tables. You would'nt pay for a meal in a restaurant then take the plates and cutlery back to the kitchen once you'd finished. There's a big difference between buying a meal at a fast food restaurant without cleaning up a...
by oliviamae
Sat Oct 20, 2012 7:00 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Is Rita worth it?
Replies: 30
Views: 5380

Re: Is Rita worth it?

I really like Rita. It's not the best coaster, but I enjoy it. Fair enough, I think I may like it more with a little storyline, but it is a lot of fun. It's a good way to start the day as it really gets your adrenaline pumping and it can make for some hilarious photos. The very best I've had was wit...
by oliviamae
Sat Oct 20, 2012 6:56 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Burger King set to leave. Original Burger Co as replacement?
Replies: 39
Views: 8479

Re: Burger King set to leave. Original Burger Co as replacement?

If they really want to make money, charge for extra bacon. I would do almost anything for bacon.
by oliviamae
Sat Oct 20, 2012 6:55 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Nemesis: Sub-Terra Discussion (**contains spoilers**)
Replies: 2065
Views: 303261

Re: Nemesis: Sub-Terra Discussion (**contains spoilers**)

JoyfulSin wrote: I'm not sure if it's part of the act or not, but there were a lot of flirtatious remarks being thrown about by the actors.
I think it is, I've seen it happen a few times
by oliviamae
Sat Oct 20, 2012 6:54 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Scarefest 2012: General Discussion (Spoiler Warning)
Replies: 1004
Views: 172158

Re: Scarefest 2012: General Discussion (Spoiler Warning)

I think it's been said a few times that the fireball effect is to do with a breaking television set (I haven't been so I can't be sure)
by oliviamae
Sat Oct 20, 2012 6:53 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: what is you best AT duck moments (cutest/funnyest thing you have seen them do)
Replies: 14
Views: 2741

Re: what is you best AT duck moments (cutest/funnyest thing you have seen them do)

I thought this was going to be about the huge duck in the Flume, and the first time you encounter it. I remember being absolutely terrified and screaming like nothing on earth haha!
by oliviamae
Sat Oct 20, 2012 6:51 pm
Forum: The Smiler
Topic: The Smiler - Speculation
Replies: 5277
Views: 963387

Re: The Smiler - Speculation

I wonder how they will incorporate the two rides. I think that come March, X Sector really will be as amazing as it can be. I think that, as The Sanctuary is a sort of old, closed down, abandoned facility, SW7 will be somewhat similar. Maybe some hazard tape, like you said, separating the ride from ...
by oliviamae
Mon Oct 15, 2012 10:57 am
Forum: The Smiler
Topic: The Smiler - Speculation
Replies: 5277
Views: 963387

Re: The Smiler - Speculation

this is very exciting!!
by oliviamae
Sat Oct 13, 2012 11:47 am
Forum: The Smiler
Topic: The Smiler - Speculation
Replies: 5277
Views: 963387

Re: The Smiler - Speculation

yeah, like your on ride photo could be overlayed with a faint version of the face.
by oliviamae
Sat Oct 13, 2012 1:03 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Scarefest 2012: General Discussion (Spoiler Warning)
Replies: 1004
Views: 172158

Re: Scarefest 2012: General Discussion

why is the sanctuary not worth it? the review posted on TS sounded great!