Robb & Elissa's Mini-UK Trip!

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Robb & Elissa's Mini-UK Trip!

Postby SharkTums » Sat Mar 04, 2006 10:56 am

Links to our Mini-UK Updates:

Getting to the UK and our first Blackpool Photos
Lots More Blackpool Photos!
Steeplechase Video! Download this NOW!
Our complete Blackpool Update including TWO new videos!
Flamingoland's Kumali Construction Photos
Warrnington Fair Photos
An insane night out with TPR!
Kumali Construction Tour Video
More Fun In Manchester with Lou, Tom, Elissa, and Ed!
Hey everyone.

I had to come to the UK this week for work, so we decided to make a little "mini-trip" out of it.

Our flight was fine (Virgin Atlantic) and it was nice being able to choose from 50 different movies. I finally watched Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (liked it better than the original) and 40 Year Old Virgin (unedited!!!).

Anyway, we've just checked into our room at the Big Blue Hotel, Blackpool....Here are some pics....

EDIT! Robb posted as SHARKTUMS!!! BOOO!!!!
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From the plane we can see the north of England has gotten a bit of snow!
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Can you spot some popular landmarks here?
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Who needs Google Earth when you have "TPR Earth" =)
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Here I am, driving on the "other" side of the road and the "other" side of the car!
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Elissa's got the coca-cola, now all she needs is a McDonald's!
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Uh, oh....looks like we're heading into that snow covered "north" of England! =)
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"Hey Southport! Nice sign you got there! We'll see you in a couple of months, but for now we'll visit your sister park...."
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Ahh! Now that is where we're heading!
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Next stop! Big Blue Hotel at Blackpool Pleasure Beach!
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"I've never been so happy to see an Arrow coaster!"
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"Which bed is mine? Hell! I'll take both!!!"
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Non-German Tom gets the bunk beds!!!
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...And here is our view from the hotel room! Pretty cool, huh? =)

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Postby DerekRx » Sat Mar 04, 2006 11:04 am

Wow, that looks like an amazing hotel. Glad someone managed to get that hotel for us for 3 nights on the UK trip. I never thought I'd want the last thing I see before I go to sleep and the first thing when I wake up to be an Arrow coaster, but those pictures changed my mind! Hope you guys have fun.

Is there snow at Blackpool? and whats the temp there?

Stupid US parks! :devil:
All clear....

Dispatch, enjoy your ride.

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Postby viking86 » Sat Mar 04, 2006 11:04 am

Man what an awesome view from the hotel room. Is it hard driving on the 'wrong' side of the road?

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Postby Louise » Sat Mar 04, 2006 11:48 am

I think I speak for both Ed and myself when I say, YOU GUYS SUCK.

See you Monday, have fun. :)

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Postby coasterdude5 » Sat Mar 04, 2006 11:59 am

Wow, that is an awesome view! And hooray for TPR earth! :lmao:
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Postby Carnage » Sat Mar 04, 2006 12:00 pm

Looks fun!! :)

I'm sick of snow. I've still got two months before I'll see an arrow. :(
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Postby Tomizzle For Rizzle » Sat Mar 04, 2006 12:21 pm

Yeah for the hotel! Looks sweet! Post more pics sizzle, for rizzle.

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Postby disneygurlz2s » Sat Mar 04, 2006 12:22 pm

I am still not sure I would enjoy going 40, 50, 60+ mph outdoors in the winter time, but I sure would like the chance to try.

Also seems to but those "steel coasters can't run unless it's ___ degrees out, theory to the test as well, am I right???

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Postby UKParkGeek » Sat Mar 04, 2006 12:33 pm

Oooh, in that second picture of London you can see my building! Famous at last (about time).

Have a great trip in our wonderful country guys, even if you are in the North *ptooey*

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Postby Meteornotes » Sat Mar 04, 2006 12:49 pm

Yell real loud, Mary might here you over in France!

The UK rocks. Can't wait to get back over there...

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