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by obliviongirl
Mon Jan 27, 2014 8:34 pm
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Thorpe Park Resort
Replies: 10956
Views: 673142

Re: General Thorpe Park Discussion

I think this can only have been within the last few hours, as I was on the website earlier today (about half past one), and I would have noticed if the name had changed while I was on there, unless I'm just very unobservant, of course.  :lol: It certainly has to do with the new on-site hotel launch...
by obliviongirl
Mon Jan 27, 2014 8:28 pm
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Thorpe Park Resort
Replies: 10956
Views: 673142

Re: General Thorpe Park Discussion

I think this can only have been within the last few hours, as I was on the website earlier today (about half past one), and I would have noticed if the name had changed while I was on there, unless I'm just very unobservant, of course.  :lol: It certainly has to do with the new on-site hotel launchi...
by obliviongirl
Wed Jan 15, 2014 8:51 pm
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Thorpe Park Resort
Replies: 10956
Views: 673142

Re: What ride would you like Thorpe Park to remove next?

True, although a good day for lazy people like me who can't be bothered to climb up all those steps to get to the ride.  :lol:
by obliviongirl
Wed Jan 15, 2014 8:44 pm
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Thorpe Park Resort
Replies: 10956
Views: 673142

Re: What ride would you like Thorpe Park to remove next?

I voted Depth Charge, because to be honest, I don't see why it's even still there. It's essentially just a slide with water in it that you go down in an inflatable, which doesn't do anything for the park. It doesn't look at all attractive, and it's one of the first rides you can see after entering t...
by obliviongirl
Sun Jan 12, 2014 10:02 am
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Thorpe Park Resort
Replies: 10956
Views: 673142

Re: General Thorpe Park Discussion

I think Thorpe Park will do fine, to be honest. Lots of people do enjoy Angry Birds, and those who don't (myself included) would still be interested in visiting for all the other aspects of the park. I don't particularly prefer 'danger' themes, but I'm still a fan of Thorpe Park because they do, adm...
by obliviongirl
Sun Dec 08, 2013 11:05 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Fixing my rollercoaster phobia!
Replies: 90
Views: 14080

Re: Fixing my rollercoaster phobia!

Good luck Dan! My brother (aged nine but still) is also terrified of coasters. However, the one coaster he has been on (other than the Runaway Train and Vampire at Chessington, although he vowed to never ride Vampire again after it momentarily broke down while we were at the top of the first lift hi...
by obliviongirl
Sun Nov 17, 2013 12:48 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Ride you have queued up for the longest is?
Replies: 139
Views: 34667

Re: The ride you have queued up the longest for at Alton is???

I think it was Rita, at about forty five minutes, although I have only visited once. It would have certainly been longer if I had ridden The Smiler, but unfortunately it was closed when I went. :(
by obliviongirl
Sat Nov 09, 2013 8:57 pm
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Hunger Games theme park in the works?
Replies: 4
Views: 1420

Re: Hunger Games theme park in the works?

I love The Hunger Games, but I personally can't see a whole theme park based around just this one franchise, as Danny has stated. There wouldn't be much room for expansion creatively because everything would have to keep to the same general theme. Realistically, I can't see this being followed throu...
by obliviongirl
Thu Oct 31, 2013 8:50 pm
Forum: Industry Chat
Topic: Funny Things You've Overheard at Parks
Replies: 609
Views: 140738

Re: Funny Things You've Overheard at Parks

In the queue for Nemesis Inferno at Thorpe Park:
Boy 1: I can't wait to go on Nemesis!
Boy 2: It's called The Inferno!
Boy 3: I thought we were going on Rita?
by obliviongirl
Thu Oct 31, 2013 10:04 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Air Tunnel: New Lighting
Replies: 29
Views: 8613

Re: Air tunnel - New lighting

Looks much better than it used to, but with a smoke machine would be amazing.
by obliviongirl
Thu Oct 31, 2013 9:56 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: People Smoking Outside Of Designated Areas
Replies: 161
Views: 37410

Re: People smoking outside of designated areas.

Inevitably, this happens, because not everyone is willing to follow the rules, unfortunately. Still, it's a lot worse at Thorpe Park- when I visited in August, I ended up with a smoker right in front of me and right behind me in the queue for Colossus, which wasn't exactly pleasant.
by obliviongirl
Thu Oct 31, 2013 9:52 am
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Thorpe Park Resort
Replies: 10956
Views: 673142

Re: Nemesis Inferno

I like the tunnel at the beginning the best, too, with the smoke/mist and darkness, it sets a great tone for the ride. However, I also love the loop, but I always love loops, aha.
by obliviongirl
Thu Oct 31, 2013 9:46 am
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Ride of the year - 2013
Replies: 34
Views: 4744

Re: Ride of the year - 2013

It has to be Oblivion from me!
by obliviongirl
Wed Oct 30, 2013 10:06 am
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Thorpe Park Resort
Replies: 10956
Views: 673142

Re: Thorpe Park 2013 General Discussion

I visited yesterday and Samurai and Slammer were still closed (shame as I was planning riding Samurai as I haven't before). Loggers Leap closed around midday (my friend and I were just getting into our log for our ride when we were told to get out due to technical difficulties, which was annoying) a...
by obliviongirl
Mon Oct 28, 2013 10:44 am
Forum: Trip Reports & Planning
Topic: Chessington Halloween - anyone going?
Replies: 12
Views: 2437

Re: Chessington Halloween - anyone going?

Thanks Dan! I'm visiting Thorpe tomorrow, so hopefully I'll be able to post up about that if someone hasn't already(?).
by obliviongirl
Mon Oct 28, 2013 10:27 am
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Thorpe Park Resort
Replies: 10956
Views: 673142

Re: Nemesis or Nemesis Inferno?

Overall, like many, I much prefer Nemesis. It's a lot more intense, which I enjoy in a coaster, and, to be honest, it is the classic. I find the loop on Nemesis a lot rougher, but in a good way, if that makes sense. Inferno is great too, but I just don't get the same thrill from it as I do Nemesis.
by obliviongirl
Mon Oct 28, 2013 10:17 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort Future
Topic: The Future of Sonic Spinball
Replies: 117
Views: 24569

Re: The Future of Sonic Spinball

I think that Spinaball is either going to be reverted back to the Spinball Whizzer or the contract with Sega will be renewed to keep the ride as Sonic Spinball. To me, it seems unlikely that it will be made part of Cbeebies Land, as the ride is a bit too 'extreme' for young toddlers, so there would ...
by obliviongirl
Mon Oct 28, 2013 10:09 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Best Scare Maze 2013?
Replies: 12
Views: 2617

Re: Best scaremaze 2013?

I'm too much of a wuss to go in any of the mazes myself, but I'd love to hear what you guys thought of them!  :lol:
by obliviongirl
Sun Oct 27, 2013 10:59 am
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Chessington World of Adventures Resort
Replies: 4098
Views: 243137

Re: CWOA Runaway Train refurbishment

I wonder if you can see from the top of rattlesnake? Perhaps I'll have a look when I go on the 25th? Did you see anything Dan? When I visited in September my friends and I tried to peek over the barrier to see what was going on, but to no avail. It was pretty difficult to look when we were being ba...
by obliviongirl
Sun Oct 27, 2013 10:57 am
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Chessington World of Adventures Resort
Replies: 4098
Views: 243137

Re: Tomb Blaster - Behind the scenes?

Tomb Blaster is the ride I would most like to see behind the scenes of at Chessington! It's all in the dark, plus you're concentrating on shooting, so it's hard to notice a lot, other than the obvious props and scenery. It would be really interesting to see what the place looks like with the lights ...