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JBragg1
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On the 5th October 2013 there was a cherrie piker outside slammer and the area was fenced off
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Me and my friends came of with a head acc and will never go on again
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Why has loggers leap been sbno this year
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I didnt make this for people to compare Inferno to Nemesis, I made this to see what people like about Nemesis Inferno...
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RollercoasterGEEK100 wrote: I didnt make this for people to compare Inferno to Nemesis, I made this to see what people like about Nemesis Inferno...
I know, but seeing as every Nemmy Inferno related discussion turns to comparison, I get the feeling this will be the same, sorry :( :)
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jackandylan123 wrote:
RollercoasterGEEK100 wrote: I didnt make this for people to compare Inferno to Nemesis, I made this to see what people like about Nemesis Inferno...
I know, but seeing as every Nemmy Inferno related discussion turns to comparison, I get the feeling this will be the same, sorry :( :)
Hopefully it wont though  [-o<
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There is always a cherry picker near by... I could be wrong but i believe it was because on the rare occasion the ride was open they had to use it to manually lower the ride.

I believe Slammer is going to the grave very soon, after a whole season closed, surely its just a nuisance now for Thorpe?

I will miss Slammer,  but not the headache that came with it

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If they have to replace it with anything I would like it replaced with a ride like Rock Rage, what you all think?

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Or even better Loop Fighter holds more people. :lol:

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I'd rather a sky roller :D
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Was going to say an S&S screaming swing but then I realise… opps :)
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False alarm people they were just adjust something and I asked Thorpe manager it is broken and will be up and running for 2014 season yay
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Slammer is certainly on the way out with the amount of downtime it's had. :P

Have to admit I did enjoy the ride but can't compare to Samurai or Rush as my fave flat rides.
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If Slammer is going, then I won't mind as it's not a particularly good ride and I'd like to think that Thorpe could replace it with something better and hopefully more reliable.

It's one redeeming feature however is that it's an impressive ride to watch but not good to go on in my view.
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Well at least I rode it once, on FN last year. In the dark! Probably one of the last people to ride it in the dark. :( Me and my friends nicknamed it the vomitator. :P
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JBragg1 wrote: Why has loggers leap been sbno this year
I went on it when I went late September?
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JBragg1 wrote: Why has loggers leap been sbno this year
Oooh I might have been there when it happened!

We were in the queue, were just at the front, when some guy came to check the water levels. Took him about 20mins, and he came back "dangerously low" he mouthed to the ride op.

The ride was closed for the rest of the day and I haven't been since. This was in August.
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I'd be very surprised if it will be operational next year. I think the ongoing maintenance and running costs are not viable any more. Yes it may be high capacity, but the queue is never that long compared to other flats at the park.
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When I visited recently the signage had been removed, and it appeared that the restraints had also been removed. I would also be surprised if was operational next year, but personally I will miss it if it isn't because I loved watching & riding it, even if it did hurt my head :lol:

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I know that this is going off topic, but I see a brilliant opportunity if Slammer is to be removed:

My idea is that Thorpe could move Samurai to the site where Slammer resides now But instead of leaving an area empty next to SAW, I think that Thorpe could then move Detonator to where Samurai is (or was should they move it to where slammer is now) and re-theme it to match the SAW theme, and turn it into one of jigsaw's traps.

Yes, I know this is far fetched, but how much better would it be to have samurai in a place where it fits the theme (sort of) and have a drop tower themed as a trap from SAW? :D

EDIT: just realised, the name of this topic could be written into the swarm themes chorus: Is this the end of slammer/I cannot bear to watch it burn...
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