Thorpe Park: General Discussion

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

  1. Swarm Chris

    Swarm Chris TowersStreet Member

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    Thorpe Breaks updated at some point yesterday, so I suspect it hasn't filtered through to Thorpe's sales team yet.

    Notably Thorpe were selling Jungle Escape tickets last year for dates after they publicly stated it had ended for the season, so it's pretty usual for Accesso to be inaccurate at Thorpe.
     
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  2. The Cardinal

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    I see there's no word on booking dinner at the new Infinity Bar and Restaurant yet. Got breakfast reserved but there's no option yet, hopefully this will be sorted soon.
     
  3. imanautie

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    Did they previously offer prebooking for Finn's?

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  4. The Cardinal

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    They did last year I believe when I stayed at the Shark Hotel, not sure if anything has changed with the process because social distancing.
     
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  5. djtruefitt

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    Towers have said booking for breakfast and dinner is currently unavailable whilst they sort out social distancing and time slots, and they’ll be emailing anyone with a hotel stay when it’s sorted. I imagine Thorpe might be the same.
     
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  6. Swarm Chris

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    Intriguingly, it would appear Thorpe have decided to add Oktoberfest to their lineup too. Seems to be matching roughly the Towers date.



    I wonder how much will be common between the two events?
     
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  7. imanautie

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    Considering towers Ents had some role in creak freak (and alton staff were seen on the island during FRIGHT NIGHTS) quite a lot I bet.

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  8. ringo

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    I can already tell you which will be better, Towers. Thorpe will be the usual mess that they manage with events, looks good on paper but poor execution.
     
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  10. ringo

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    Seems that Thorpe are using Fastrack if you already bought before they stopped selling

    https://www.thorpepark.com/about-th...th-march-and-the-3rd-july-what-are-my-options

     
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  11. AT86

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    Looking at the update to the Thorpe Park app, it appears the following will be closed when the park re-opens:

    Derren Brown
    The Walking Dead
    Tidal Wave
    Rumba Rapids
    Storm Surge
    Depth Charge
    4D Cinema
    Lumber Jump
    Rocky Express
    Tug Boat
    Rush


    So, that’s a lot.
     
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  12. Islander

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    Weird that all the water rides are closed. Wonder why that is, know other parks aren’t following suit there...


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  13. Thameslink Rail

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    I mentioned that on the how will theme parks adapt topic. Some of these surprise me:
    Alton Towers has Heave Ho open so why can't Timber Tug Boat open?
    Alton Towers has Congo River Rapids open so why can't Rumba Rapids open?
     
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  14. ringo

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    Rush closed but Vortex open :confused:
     
  15. siralgenon

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    I doubt they'll all be closed, that's half of the park, it's probably just a problem with the app. Yes some of those will be closed but not all.
     
  16. Matt N

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    @siralgenon makes a good point; the app could just be having a few issues. I’ve seen times where Spinball Whizzer was the only ride in the Thrill section on RideTimes; I don’t think IT issues would be a new thing for an app like this to experience, unfortunately. We’ll have to wait and see what Thorpe says themselves...
     
  17. Thameslink Rail

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    Spinball is generally the only thrill ride open during the Christmas Event
     
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  18. imanautie

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    Following a fairly popular library for park queue times over the last few years it seems merlin have been moving all their parks onto one shared system.
    So a lot of the bugs we used to only see at one park will either not happen or will happen at them all.

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    Ah, that might explain it! But my point is; I have seen the apps experience issues before, especially when the parks are closed.
     
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    Apparently Rush has been having hydraulic issues, hence why it's closed. Also, someone told me it shares the same power supply with Slammer, which would explain why Slammer is still SBNO and not removed. Could we see both removed if Rush's issues are too expensive to fix?
     
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