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ste193

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  • Birthday 10/25/1993

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    Suffolk
  • Interests
    My main interests are roller coasters though I do love my thrilling and flat rides, I especially love wooden roller coasters but have only ever been able to ride the one so far.

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    Ejanaika
  • Favourite Theme Park
    Walt Disney World Florida/Fuji Q Highland/Tokyo Disney resort

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  1. ste193

    Tokyo Disneysea

    I totally agree with you, this was my first Disney Park and its beauty just amazed though before I had only been to the likes of Merlin Parks, since then I haven't been bothered to return to a Merlin park because the attention to detail is next level! I'm so excited for all their expansion plans, soaring next year, Tangled land, Peter Pan Land, Frozen Land. I've also experienced Tokyo Disneyland and I must say you can tell its different because they just put so much into everything I'm so excited for the beauty and the beast ride coming to Tokyo Disneyland the animatronics look like they are pulled from the film!
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    Your Thorpe Park

    Get loggers leap opened or a replacement Mack log flume replica ASAP Yin/Yang- New dueling launch coasters The answer to the family vs thrilling dilemma the park seems to have also a kind of little tribute to past rides with the mascots animals being used on family ride and witches being the theme of the thrilling ride Yin- Darkness thrilling coaster black track Station is a rock facade exits through a waterfall tracks are side by side launches upwards into a zero g roll through the top of the yin/yang facade track then turns left into a downward banked turn into a loop with skeletons on the ground in a pentagram, passing through the rock facade into an airtime hill dropping down and turning round into the rock facade, into a large double helix with a trio of witches sacrificing someone for a curse, the ride then stops facing two figures either side of the track with hair covering their faces they reveal their scary screaming faces and the ride launches into a 120 ft with a third witch figurine at the top vertical track that rolls back through the rock face into an air time hill and performing a large banked turn at the top a break run halts the ride and turns on a platform to pass through a pentagram on the rock facade back into the station. Yang- Light family coaster white track Station is a light pagoda exits through smoke tracks are side by side launches into a bunny hop through the yin/yang facade track then turns right into a banked turn passing cheeky monkey statues that spurt water, the ride then air time hills into the mouth of a dragon which nostrils spurt flames, dropping down into a bunny hop and banked turn upwards to exit the tunnel passing a giraffe looking down on you, into a large banked s-bend passing a lion on a rock roaring, travelling along a hippos head that spurts water from a pond, performing a double helix around a rabbit in a garden with a pond with frogs water spurting and the ride then returns to the station.
  3. ste193

    2019 Season

    Personally the main points of contention for me are, Complete Overhaul of Rumba rapids so it actually has some theming and isn't boring. TLC for Colossus which is severely needed Loggers Leap the ride either needs to be fixed up and reinstated or replaced with a new log flume! Slammer if possible repair it if not it needs to be removed and replaced I would personally love them to get rid of storm surge as its just such an eye sore! Stop all these stupid Love Island and Walking dead events this is Thorpe Park not a Z listers version of Universal Studios
  4. ste193

    Which past Thorpe ride do you miss the most

    Slammer and Loggers Leap for me are sorely missed from the parks line up. They were two of the must rides for me when visiting.
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    Merlin Entertainments

    Didn't read the talk of article but the talk of saving sea life centres from decline is amusing since the theme parks have all declined IMO under Merlin. There approach centre's on short lived fad brands and the latest technology as stated, Thorpe Park being a prime example DBGT, the walking dead the ride and Love Island lates (REALLY!) rather than focusing on fad rubbishy events and the latest technology why not stick with the tried and tested and general upkeep to provide a better experience for customers. I haven't been to a Merlin theme park for 3 years now and I really don't feel like I've missed out on anything at all, I'd much rather save my money and go a theme park elsewhere in the world or blackpool pleasure beach where the industry is competitive and the rides and parks are of much better quality and upkeep IMO. I totally agree on the prices not being warranted for just over £50 I went to Tokyo Disneyland and that is far superior to any Merlin price, asking the same price as that feels like day light robbery and all the bad reviews show many feel the same.
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    LOVE ISLAND COMING TO THORPE PARK?!

    All the feedback ive seen on facebook is negative everyone saying what on earth does is have to do with a theme park and that it makes the park trashy and I totally agree if this is the route they are going I'm glad I haven't visited the park in years.
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    Fuji-Q Highland

    Ive recently visited and it waa AMAZING there absolutely loved it and was lucky enough to have great views of mt fuji for most of the day. Yes they sell fast passes we went to a ticket booth there each ¥1000 for the roller coaster and you enter through prioty pass lines some are kind of like exits some randomly join up at a later point in the general queue. I would highly recommend the fast passes and buy them as soon as possible they sell out quick because we didnt buy them up earlier we missed out on takabisha due to not buying fast passes earlier. I agree the operations are slow we waited 45 minutes for the rapids! And longer for roller coasters. The merchandise is great and the rides are just immense, makes me wish the UK theme parks would step up there game.
  8. ste193

    Your Thorpe Park

    Next big investment: Augur- The station building is a large Roman temple with the queue line beginning through a large roman statue littered garden then entering through the grand pillar open air entrance into the building for the station where a god like spirit in flames projection explains how in ancient times Augurs where considered witches who interpreted the will of the gods and the island was once a witches haunt they made a grave mistake interpreting a battle and the island was scorched as they burned they placed a powerful curse on the land that centuries ago was defeated and buried however with the work for the new ride on this land the curse has been released again. The ride then exits the station to climb a lift hill dropping down into the 6 of a large Roman clock drawn on the ground and rising through the 12 into a loop where the central statue sprays water at the riders and back through the 6 and exiting the 11, the ride then performs a air time hill over the gardens and turns round to enter the 10 and exit the 4 into a large banked turn entering the 2 and exiting the 8 and meandering through the temple pillars. The ride then turns passing over the gardens to enter the 9 exit the 3 into a Immelmann loop that turns and enters the 5 and travels through the beak of the main feature underground which is the Augur statue (a bird looking woman) with wings outstretched and exits the 1 into a banked turn back into the 12 to perform a helix around the main feature and exit the 7 to return to the temple building where the ride abruptly stops the platform the car is on begins to shake and tilt as the room appears to suffer from an earth quake and flames burst around the room a screeching sound is heard and the room fades to black with the train arriving back at the station.
  9. ste193

    Disneyland Paris

    That is a good point we don't know for certain what is going into these new lands yet so I am just assuming currently, its more the fact for me personally that I would stay Paris doesn't really have any stand out features/attractions to me compared to when I went to Florida or Tokyo and sadly for me the only reason I would go again would simply be for proximity there is very little there that draws me in only ratatouille and crush's coaster. Though as you said ratatouille is now being built over in Epcot, I did notice how many Americans were there all because of Ratatouille on my visit wearing branded t-shirts and the like and talking in the queue about how cool it was to have something different here to go on, kind of feels like with that circumstance changing they will lose out on people. Granted its probably a small percentage but for the least visited Disney every little helps. On a side not I hadn't heard the Ant man ride idea that sounds awesome and I'm glad there not changing tower of terror, to much.
  10. ste193

    Disneyland Paris

    That is very true I would assume it would be incredibly rare for someone to have done all six parks, however with these 3 new lands you could to go to Florida shall we say which a fair amount of people do go to and apart from the Frozen land, there is the Frozen attraction but not as grand as the Frozen Land coming to Paris, these additions are all there as well as at the others parks as well. I think its probably more wishing on my part to be honest but it seems odd that the parks outside of America replicate all the attractions of America, it would be nice to see Euro Disneyland have more European based attractions on European inspired Disney films I.e a Beauty and the beast land as were in Paris, or hunch back of Notre dame ride etc I feel they are missing a trick in that respect if they had more big unique attractions it would give people more incentive to stick closer to home than go to say Florida etc
  11. ste193

    Disneyland Paris

    Glad to see such expansion for Disneyland Paris finally, just wish Disney as a whole would start doing more Unique attractions. I guess you can argue that not everyone can get to other parks around the world but if you can there's not really any reason to go to Disneyland Paris. Star wars land is basically going to be at every single other park Disney has and so it seems Marvel will to and Frozen land is coming to some parks as well, I wish they would do more unique things like they did with Ratatouille as if every park is pretty much for those of us who can go to America or Asian parks there's nothing different to draw your attention to Paris.
  12. ste193

    Disneyland Paris

    Next we can expect to lose Tower of Terror to the awful Guardians of the Galaxy re-theme.... Paris could really do with some originality and unique rides not carbon copies of attractions elsewhere if that's the case I'm sure people would just rather head to America.
  13. ste193

    The Future of Rumba Rapids!

    This it totally true we need to bring the log flumes back to our UK parks.
  14. ste193

    The Walking Dead: The Ride - New for 2018

    Personally I'm torn because X was a staple of my Thorpe Park visits however if the ride break runs are reinstated and they add some strobe effects and zombie mannequins etc similar to the mall scene in the mazes in USA with sound effects I can see this being a really interesting thrill ride. But with how they are lately with themeing and effects I don't hold out much hope.
  15. ste193

    The Walking Dead: The Ride - New for 2018

    A retheme of X would be interesting if they turned it back around to backwards in the dark with VR now that would be a worlds first
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