2019: General Discussion

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by WL18, 4th Nov 2018.

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  1. GaryH

    GaryH TowersStreet Member

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    If anything, it would be replaced with an identical ride, just replace the track and supports and the ride hardware. I still can't see anything put in its place which would top it.
     
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    They forgot to return the extended warranty back in 1994 so now the only option is for people on summer holidays to guess what's wrong with the coaster and condemn it to the scrapheap.
     
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    Did they really forget to return the extended warranty?
     
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    I think I was being a bit harsh on Nemesis, compare the ride to Colossus at Thorpe Park and Nemesis feels brand new. Nemesis is not the smoothest ride anymore but it is not painful.
     
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    To be fair there isn't a coaster in the world as painful as this thread.
     
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    Yes, they did Matt. It was a pretty silly mistake for Mr. Tussaud to make but we've all done it at some point or another. Usually with a toaster or a hoover instead of a multi-million pound coaster but the same rules apply.
     
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    I think he might have been joking about the warranty.:tearsofjoy:
     
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    Fair enough; we all forget things!
     
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    No ride at towers is rough as such tbh. Yes there's the odd jolt on the smiler but it's nowhere near as bad as enthusiasts make it out. I was on back row yesterday and it wasn't bad. Smoother towards the front yes but I wouldn't class it by any means rough.
     
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    When they reverse it do they evacuate? Pre crash they sent it back up with guests on.
     
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    Another non story.

    Here is a copy and paste for those that don't want to use the click bait


    This is the reason for the non stories :rolleyes:


    We pay for your stories! Do you have a story for The Sun Online news team? Email us at [email protected] or call 0207 782 4368. You can WhatsApp us on 07810 791 502. We pay for videos too. Click here to upload yours.
     
  13. Mikw

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    If there's any Nemesis fans here - and i know there is, you might want to fill out the surverys in the tablets in the Alton Towers shops. There's two questions about "How well do you rate the following rides", the only two options there are Nemesis and Rita.
     
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    Everything fine on The Smiler

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    Today guests were left safely waiting on the lift hill as the ride performed exactly as designed.

    An eye witness reported the car stopped on the lift hill for twenty minutes until engineers reversed the train and evacuated all guests. Later the guests were seen walking around enjoying themselves and carrying on with their day.

    Hugh Cares was one of the guests left waiting. "We were on the train going up the lift, then it stopped. Later it moved and we got off. I was slightly peeved off as I fancied some fried chicken but had to wait for it"

    Not at all like the incident in 2015

    Reports suggest everything was completely normal and this was a routine stoppage, like those that happen at every park every day, and therefore there's no point us mentioning the collision in 2015 as that would be completely irrelevant.

    The Smiler, the world's first 14 looping coaster, opened in 2013.
     
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    My overly presumptions mind is wondering if it’s market research to find the least popular for the next SW site.
     
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    Gonna call it now. Too expensive to maintain so Nemesis is left to rot in it's pit for a few years before eventually being teared down and replaced by an upcharge cut and paste midway attraction. Then blaming it's closure on negative guest feedback.

    RIP in peace Nemesis x
     
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    I voted 10 out 10 for Nemesis and 6 out of 10 for Rita.
     
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    Well, i don't think it will be an upcharge, but it's possible it'll be the site for a new SW.

    The park finds it's much easier to get planning permission on sites that have already got rides on them.

    If you're right then it's up to Nemesis (or Rita) fans to vote. I have.
     
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    That is genius! Thank you for making my day!
     
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    Mmmmmm perhaps the guy was correct earlier with the 2020 map leak. Nemisis : bounce back the world's first bouncing inflatable In a pit. You heard it here first it's the future of theme parks (like VR coasters)
     
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