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  • Birthday February 17

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    Magnum XL 200
  • Favourite Theme Park
    Cedar Point

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    England
  • Interests
    Music, playing the trombone, computers, golf, theme parks.

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  1. Vloggers can work from home, many changed the style of their videos over the first lockdown so they could continue providing content from home. There's always stuff for enthusiasts to talk about if they want to, there's no need to go around putting other people at risk. The restrictions (attached below) clearly state where necessary, visiting a theme park isn't necessary work. He can film and upload from home. It also brings the question of whether he should be doing it morally, given that it will encourage others to do the same and add to the problem caus
  2. He travelled from a tier 3 area to visit Adventure Island and claimed it under "work" which, IMO, is nonsense. The idea is travelling to a lower tier for work should only be done if essential, not to go and ride a few coasters. It's also setting a bad example to his followers and is one of those things where just because you can find a loophole, it doesn't mean you should. He has also been on a blocking spree on social media with anyone who has dared to question his actions, and has referred to them as "trolls" even though many are just (rightfully) calling out his act
  3. It very much feels like Chessington prioritse one feature of theming to look good in marketing material as opposed to a well-rounded product. Tiger Rock for example, apart from the rockwork tiger head, the rest of the ride's theming is now very tired, disjointed and doesn't really flow very well at all. The main tiger head also looks very tired now, it almost feels like as soon as the marketing photos have been taken, they don't really care how things look. It's probably true of Merlin as a whole but it feels really obvious at Chessington. Wicker Man for example focus
  4. Amity Beach (3) Colossus (5) Depth Charge (5) Detonator: Bomb's Away (5) Flying Fish (5) King Pig's Wild Hog Dodgems (5) Mr. Monkey's Banana Ride (5) Nemesis Inferno (8) Quantum (5) Rocky Express (5) Rumba Rapids (5) Rush (5) Samurai (5) Saw - The Ride (5) Stealth (5) Storm in a Teacup (5) The Swarm (5) Tidal Wave (5) Timber Tug Boat (4) Vortex (5) Zodiac (5) Nemesis Inferno + Timber Tug Boat -
  5. Yeah I can see why people still get a pass, but it's frustrating to see those who are angry about the price increase still pay money to Merlin instead of supporting independent parks. (I do include myself in this, I used to own a MAP but this year was the first year in a while without a Merlin pass for me and I haven't missed it). In relation to the standard of the parks, I really don't get much enjoyment visiting them anymore; Chessington's Howl'o'ween was a good effort this year, but Alton Towers felt pretty flat and tired on my visit. Thorpe, the less said the better, I didn't
  6. I understand the location thing, Thorpe Park and Chessington are the easiest parks for me to get to, but I'd much rather drive further and visit different non-Merlin parks because I find the whole experience much more enjoyable and rewarding.
  7. There are so many independently owned theme parks and visitor attractions in the UK that offer a much better experience than Merlin's, I used to see things differently, but nowadays I just have no interest in the MAP even without this latest price increase. Why not support the parks and businesses that really need it, and visit somewhere different next year? I can't see the logic behind giving Merlin another £200+ for the same old stuff every year? Of course, it's different if you still enjoy Merlin's offering, but those who don't, why pay more for a MAP when there are so many
  8. It'll look nice for a couple of years I guess. See Tiger Rock..
  9. I also have some exclusive genuine news that Room on the Broom will be called Room in the Hocus Pocus Hall next year! The maze will go back to also using its previous name because Nick the cleaner found an old sign from Hocus Pocus Hall and thought of how good it would look added to the current sign. Inside the maze you will be required to wear 3D glasses once again, not because anything is in 3D, but just because they look funky.
  10. Amity Beach (5) Angry Birds 4D Experience (1) Colossus (5) Depth Charge (5) Detonator: Bomb's Away (5) Flying Fish (5) King Pig's Wild Hog Dodgems (5) Mr. Monkey's Banana Ride (5) Nemesis Inferno (8) Quantum (5) Rocky Express (6) Rumba Rapids (5) Rush (5) Samurai (5) Saw - The Ride (5) Stealth (5) Storm in a Teacup (5) Storm Surge (5) The Swarm (5) Tidal Wave (5) Timber Tug Boat (5) Vortex (5) Zodiac (5) Nemesis Inferno + Angry Birds 4D Experience -
  11. Amity Beach (5) Angry Birds 4D Experience (5) Colossus (5) Depth Charge (5) Detonator: Bomb's Away (5) Flying Fish (5) King Pig's Wild Hog Dodgems (5) Lumber Jump (3) Mr. Monkey's Banana Ride (5) Nemesis Inferno (3) Quantum (5) Rocky Express (5) Rumba Rapids (7) Rush (5) Samurai (5) Saw - The Ride (5) Stealth (7) Storm in a Teacup (5) Storm Surge (5) The Swarm (5) Tidal Wave (5) Timber Tug Boat (5) Vortex (5) Zodiac (5) Nemesis Inferno + Lumber Jump -
  12. Coaster

    Wicker Man

    It's a shame that Wicker Man's lighting package seems to be missing after just two seasons. Surely it would have made more sense to install it on a permanent basis initially? Unless I'm mistaken and it was on during Scarefest, however it definitely wasn't when I visited for Oktoberfest.
  13. I have to be honest, I strongly disagree with this. The Gruffalo River Ride Adventure is, for the most part, very well done and an improvement on the version of Bubbleworks that immediately preceded it, but only because that had fallen into poor condition. Tiger Rock however, aside from the new show-piece tiger head, which already looks tired and dated, they completely ruined the theming after the first drop and the majority of other features now look out of place or in desperate need of a paint job. I much preferred Dragon Falls. Walking Dead: The Ride too
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