Couldn't find a thread dedicated specifically to the Rapids so apologies if I missed it. Anyway here goes......obviously with the removal of the Flume a lot is now resting on the Rapids to fill the void as it were. However on my two visits to the park this year I think it's looked in the worst state I have ever seen it in. The experience just isn't there anymore. Most of the effects are either broken or simply turned off to save cash, especially the iconic Waterfall section. The state of the trough is an absolute joke too. Once upon a time this used to be one of the best examples of a Rapids ride found anywhere in the world but today it's one of the poorest for me. Letting the Flume go was sad to see but I think we can all agree that it probably was the right time. However with this decision it's even more important now that the Rapids gets a new lease of life and soon. I seriously hope the TLC team have the Rapids high up on the agenda, assuming of course they are going to carry on with their recent great work. It needs a good amount spending on it to bring back into an acceptable state.