Thorpe Park Discussion Thread

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Re: Thorpe Park Discussion Thread

Postby jedimaster1227 » Tue Feb 20, 2018 11:54 am

^Everything I’ve read is that this is an overlay of the existing coaster with the added restoration of the mid-ride stops that had previously been turned off.
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Re: Thorpe Park Discussion Thread

Postby RCT3Bross » Tue Feb 20, 2018 12:06 pm

So hope they can keep it a bit down in the summer months. I'm going to visit the park the first time this year and I'm not in the mood in the summer for cheap halloween stuf, I'm okay if they keep it till the night time.
About the coaster, From what I know about the ride it seems like this could be a step up, if they used the stops. Let's see how this turns out. Also is it a one year deal or does it keep the theming? I think it's to expensive for a one year deal.
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Re: Thorpe Park Discussion Thread

Postby Rill'o'beily » Tue Feb 20, 2018 12:35 pm

It's a huge step up. X as it has been for the past few years has been a shadow of it's past glory, the thing that made the ride unique back before 2013 was the dramatic music, whole ride going backwards in the dark and the fakeout stops. After its last renovation it was just a roller skater inside a nightclub.

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Re: Thorpe Park Discussion Thread

Postby Canobie Coaster » Tue Feb 20, 2018 12:46 pm

Rill'o'beily wrote:It's a huge step up. X as it has been for the past few years has been a shadow of it's past glory, the thing that made the ride unique back before 2013 was the dramatic music, whole ride going backwards in the dark and the fakeout stops. After its last renovation it was just a roller skater inside a nightclub.


I was bummed I got the latter experience last year. I was looking forward to the odd experience.
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Re: Thorpe Park Discussion Thread

Postby cfc » Wed Feb 21, 2018 5:58 am

larrygator wrote:It sounds to me like a re-theme versus a new coaster. Maybe a new overlay can help riders make sense of this coaster.


It certainly couldn't hurt.
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Re: Thorpe Park Discussion Thread

Postby Garet » Wed Feb 21, 2018 6:23 am

Not long until the whole park is themed to destruction/apocalypse/derelict buildings. ;)

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Postby SharkTums » Wed Feb 21, 2018 7:55 am

Garet wrote:Not long until the whole park is themed to destruction/apocalypse/derelict buildings. ;)


Easy for them and their clientele to maintain! ;)

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Re: Thorpe Park Discussion Thread

Postby larrygator » Sat Feb 24, 2018 1:41 pm

Canobie Coaster wrote:
Rill'o'beily wrote:It's a huge step up. X as it has been for the past few years has been a shadow of it's past glory, the thing that made the ride unique back before 2013 was the dramatic music, whole ride going backwards in the dark and the fakeout stops. After its last renovation it was just a roller skater inside a nightclub.


I was bummed I got the latter experience last year. I was looking forward to the odd experience.


I got the former experience and was completely underwhelmed (and confused).
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Re: Thorpe Park Discussion Thread

Postby livai » Sat Feb 24, 2018 4:11 pm

Look, a thousand times better peppa pig, than this shit here
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Re: Thorpe Park Discussion Thread

Postby Nrthwnd » Sat Feb 24, 2018 4:24 pm

If they still use the mid-ride stops on it, that's easy placement
for zombies attacking you, etc. That should work great! :)
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