Thorpe Park: General Discussion

Discussion in 'European Parks and Attractions' started by Ted, 11th Jun 2012.

  1. skyscraper

    skyscraper TowersStreet Member

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    Well, the X re-theme hasn't been officially announced yet has it?
     
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    Aside from that, more of what is happening on those 10pm closes to entice people in to the park and stay.
     
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  3. KingNemesis

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    Interesting... Thorpe Park is now doing a similar model to Alton (Pay for a day, come back for a year) but is still branded under the "Annual Pass" which includes all the benefits (discount on F+B, Merch etc) except for car parking.

    http://www.themeparkguide.biz/news-page/news-display/1382
     
  4. MakoMania

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    Huh, Thorpe's version includes F&B discounts whereas Alton's doesn't :(
     
  5. jon81uk

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    Thorpe still has KFC and Burger King so they want people to go to the Thorpe park run establishments. AT only has house-run food so don't need to encourage its use as much.
     
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    Thorpe's version pre-dates Towers by about 3 years iirc.
     
  7. MakoMania

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    Thorpe's version was just released this week? At least in the past few years it was a regular annual pass product.
     
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    Thorpe have priced their annual passes at the same price as the on the day tickets since 2014 now I think.
     
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  9. MakoMania

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    Nah, last year I got a Thorpe only pass for my cousin, it was at least £60.
     
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    You overpaid then. I definitely got one for the price of a day ticket last year and I believe they were available practically all season (although an extra £10 charge was incurred for Fright Nights visits).
     
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    Didn't they have something like three passes, a entry cost season pass valid till the end of the year, a standard annual pass and a premium annual pass both valid for a year from issue?
     
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    Crawleyboy01 TowersStreet Member

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    When was this announced I've not seen anything about it
     
  13. jon81uk

    jon81uk TowersStreet Member

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    It is in the Ts&Cs
    29. Some peak date exclusions apply (No entry every Friday, Saturday and Sundays throughout August and the 1st September and 2nd September)
    https://www.thorpepark.com/terms-conditions/annual-passes
     
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    On a random note, has Thorpe said anything about X's Walking Dead retheme yet? If they haven't, they've got to soon, as the park opens in just over two months.
     
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    Nope. Nothing yet. Although they must be announcing it soon.

    Also rumours are going about that a decision has been reached regarding Loggers Leap, and it will definitely be returning (if true I presume that will be the 'new' attraction for 2019).
     
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    RMC Logger's Leap? Anyone?

    I wonder what state the trough is in after being left for so long?
     
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    Probably no worse than when it was full of fast moving dirty water 8 hours a day with logs bashing every corner.
     
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    I don't think there was an inch of mud on the bottom with weeds growing out of it while the ride was opperating.
     
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    Rick TowersStreet Member

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    Granted, cosmetically it looks like something about of Spreepark, but structurally likely not much different.
     
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    Oooh! That's good! Wonder whether that decision was made in the same board meeting where they made the decision about Colossos?
     

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