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Roller Coasters!

Post by swipezster » Tue Apr 07, 2009 3:29 am

Recently booked my tickets to Drayton Manor Theme Park (& zoo :roll:), as I only live 5 miles away from it now (just moved house), and it got me & my mate talking - he went to look at the American Adventure Park in Derby, and it's been shut since 2006!

Found a site that's dedicated to it (some good comments from ex-staff in the forum), can't remember the link now :-k

Anyways, I got thinking about the Cobra at West Midlands Safari Park when I was a kid, and looked it up on the internet. This is what I came across:

http://www.rcdb.com/

"Sad Loser!" I hear you say? I bet you were on there longer than you thought!

So, just a general roller coaster discussion, my fave of all time is Oblivion at Alton Towers... not the Nemesis, because on the Oblivion, you shit yourself, standard.

My sister reckons The Hulk at Universal Studios is the best coaster ever.

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Post by jimee » Tue Apr 07, 2009 8:13 am

I remember that American Adventure Park - that was really rubbish, probably a good thing its shut down!

I really want to go to Thorpe Park this summer to check out the new saw ride.

Oblivion is probably my favorite, altho I quite liked stelph at Thorpe Park.

Oh yeah, and the pepsi max at Blackpool pleasure beach, just for the view you get from the top before you go down!

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Post by lentrix » Tue Apr 07, 2009 9:05 am

the US have the best. In Florida the Hulk and the one at sea world are the best.

I love em !!!!

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Post by Matt Clarke » Tue Apr 07, 2009 12:40 pm

I went on Nemisis 8 times in a row sat at the front as we had the hotel passes for the exclusive ride time before the park opens to the public. Come the end of it I couldn't stand up.

I chickened out of Oblivion as I don't like things that just drop (like Detonator). Saw looks quite good at Thorpe Park.

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Post by DFTRF5DF » Tue Apr 07, 2009 1:41 pm

i took an E about an hour before i went on oblivion

that was a rush :badgrin:

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Post by Gorp » Tue Apr 07, 2009 1:47 pm

I can't stand rollercoasters and the like, I'm a bit of a pussy genrally with heights an all that but my Missus managed to blag me to go on the Nemesis and waiting to the queue must have put 20 years on me!! Never again I kid you not..

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Post by Sir Captinweestain » Tue Apr 07, 2009 1:54 pm

The missle was good at American adventure

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Post by swipezster » Tue Apr 07, 2009 4:32 pm

DFTRF5DF wrote:i took an E about an hour before i went on oblivion

that was a rush :badgrin:
I was going to impress you all by saying that I did that too, but it looks like you beat me to it DFTRF5DF... I had some really nasty pills that day & I don't remember any of it :(

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Post by dubplate records » Tue Apr 07, 2009 7:46 pm

Nemesis at Alton Towers :)
fukin awesome!
Black Hole was always fun
saying that,the rollercoaster that spins at Alton Towers is wicked,
cant remember it's name

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Post by Sir Captinweestain » Tue Apr 07, 2009 9:24 pm

The beast at alton towers, im sure that wasn't safe.
You had to hold on to the outside of the cart, mental ride

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Post by slinker^ » Wed Apr 08, 2009 6:37 am

I know its far away but X Ride Six Flags Park.....Check this monster out !

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It has independent 360 degree spinning seats...so you could be dropping down that track fucking backwards !!

As far as the UK goes, Oblivion always makes me terrified...but then as soon as its over i want to do it again.

Best one in the UK has to be Stealth at Thorpe Park, although i havent been on SAW yet so its open to debate. It looks horrible, and im not great with heights yet i still manage to get myself on these things.

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Post by swipezster » Wed Apr 08, 2009 4:47 pm

^^^ Oh. My. F*cking. God.

LOOK AT THAT B@STARD!

What do them kiddies say in the dnb arena? That looks the shizzle :shock:

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Post by AtomSmasher » Thu Apr 09, 2009 3:23 pm

Alton Towers is in serious danger of 'falling off' - they haven't had any new rides for about 5 years (my brother claims its due to planning difficulties - i reckon that they're more interested in the hotel :gay: )
We went to Thorpe Park last year and i was impressed - although slightly dis-concerted by the metal detectors at the entrance......
'Saw' looks like it'll be awesome.

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Post by swipezster » Thu Apr 09, 2009 10:03 pm

Yeah I've just been to Thorpe Park's website and it's the first time I've seen that Saw - looks well wicked, might even be worth driving down for!

Also, like the saddo I am, I had a look at an aerial view on Google Maps, and to the north of Saw, they're definitely building something else - hope it's not a poxy themed hotel like fucking Alton Towers^^^

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Post by Matt Clarke » Fri Apr 10, 2009 9:03 am

AtomSmasher wrote:Alton Towers is in serious danger of 'falling off' - they haven't had any new rides for about 5 years (my brother claims its due to planning difficulties.
I think they aren't able to build anything over the hight of the trees or something stupid, which is why most of the new rides are built in to the ground. It's been obvious over the last few years that Thorpe Park is getting all the big money spent on it now.

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