2021: General Discussion

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Skyscraper, 2nd Nov 2020.

  1. jmc

    jmc TowersStreet Member

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    Roller Disco has consistently small queue so far although it is very out of the way and you wouldnt really see it unless you are looking for it.

    Funk n Fly quite popular - dont ride if you have remotely thick legs.

    Mixtape closed all day so far.

    Many rides down, including Nemesis which has not opened so far.


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  2. Matt N

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    According to the app, only Mixtape and Nemesis are down at present, aside from the things that we already knew would be down; is this the case on park?
     
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    Do we know why Nemesis is down? Or is it just because of the weather
     
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    Nemesis is an odd one as there was an insta story up this morning of it testing.
     
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    Maybe it’ll open later? There’s still a full 7 hours of riding left yet!
     
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    Ethan TowersStreet Member

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    So nemesis was the first to close last season and the last to open this season. Nemmy is getting old. 27 already can you believe it
     
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    s_g_k TowersStreet Member

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    Are there are pictures or is there any news on the updated theming around Congo River Rapids? And if the waterfalls are on?
     
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    Yes Nemesis was testing this morning (could see it from the carpark) but for whatever reason hasnt opened since. Ride hosts state they are aiming to open this afternoon if they can get it working.

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    It is still a waltzer though, Nemesis is still a rollercoaster.
     
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    From the creators of the awesome Retrosquad advert:

     
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    Rapids masks are in the waterfalls, pretty much confirming we wont be seeing them return.

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    Disappointed, but not surprised:unamused:
     
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    Can anyone confirm the prices of the Pizza and Pasta at Towers? This is Legoland's new prices: :eek::eek:

     
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    Do we know if there have been any other thematic enhancements to the rapids, or is it just the installation of these masks?

    A little disappointing to see that the waterfalls haven’t returned, but I can understand the reasoning behind it. The features look lovely, however; good job, Towers!
     
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    Urgh the rapids look pretty awful there, the masks almost draw your attention to how bad it looks. They really need to get new boats like Drayton have so that the waterfalls can be turned back on without the fear of an incident occuring.
     
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    A single mask and paddles identical to that in the waterfalls stuck to the side of a kiosk, and a couple of random crates. It seems to have come at the expense of the existing theming such as the campsite and the kayak - so no.

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    Edit: Some more masks on the queue bridge and a further two on another bridge during the course of the ride. The waterfalls continue to look awful as no amount of masks are going to cover up the rotting breeze blocks. They are on metal poles visibly and terribly bolted into the structure.

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    Can you?!? Because I can't! Most depressing picture I've seen in a while.

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    It’s to stop people from standing up and moving seats, as the park doesn’t want a similar incident to the one on Splash Canyon happening on Congo River Rapids. This is also why the paid water cannons went too. I’ll admit that the ride seems to have lost its mojo somewhat ever since the waterfalls went, but unfortunately, they were too much of a H&S risk from the park’s perspective.

    Sadly, I think the ride would need some form of physical restraint in order for those effects to be able to return. Maybe in the mid to long term, the park could do what Drayton are doing with the newly refurbished Splash Canyon and buy the ride new Infinity Falls-style boats?
     
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    Do they though? Really?
     
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    From my perspective, they certainly spruce the area up and make it more interesting!
     
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