Thorpe Park: General Discussion

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

  1. pluk

    pluk TowersStreet Member

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    £62 per person to visit Thorpe Park and do two scare mazes?

    Hahahahaha
     
  2. RicketyCricket

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    £10 for a socially distanced scare maze around a rotting log flume.

    [​IMG]
     
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  3. Swarm Chris

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    Given Thorpe already have 2 hour queues, I'm presuming they've finally made security efficient.

    Well done Thorpe Park!
     
  4. AT86

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    Can’t help but think the area looks a little sparse? Not sure if there is more to be added, but the event does officially start today.

     
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  5. imanautie

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    On Saturday they only bag searched people who set off the alarms on the arches, I did and they checked my bag and let me through without using the sand.
     
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  6. MaxPower

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    Are Spaten and Becks all there is?
     
  7. AT86

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    Based on this, yes it appears so.

     
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  8. jon81uk

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    Looks pretty decent really. The stage needs some graphics added to the front, but the stalls etc look fine.

    Reminds me of Winter Wonderland in a way.
     
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  9. Swarm Chris

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    Also have to remember today is a Oktoberfest Lite day. Friday and Saturday are the core days with entertainment in this area.
     
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    Oktoberfest vlog courtesy of Jack Silkstone;



    Clever to see they've changed some of the themes and audio to match the event, notably Rumba (Oopah) Rapids and Detonator (5, 4, 3, 2, 1, Auf Wiedersehen, in a German accent). :p
    Wonder if Towers will do simillar?
     
  11. Swarm Chris

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    This looks fantastic. But where on earth are they going to put it?

     
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  12. jon81uk

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    Probably the coach park (ie the car park to the right as you drive in)
     
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  13. Swarm Chris

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    That would make sense, as I'm assuming coach trips aren't a thing at the moment.
     
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  14. Pleasure Beach Valhalla

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    I absolutely love the Oktoberfest announcements along with the soundtracks that have been remixed to have an oompah style theme!
     
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    I visited Thorpe today with a couple of friends. The Oktoberfest theme certainly adds a new, fun vibe to the place, especially with the music that has been composed for it. There's a variety of oompah-esque tracks playing in the main area outside DBGT which are nice to listen to, and a few others playing in certain locations around the park.

    As for the main event itself, it is very small and contained, with not an awful lot going on. I would imagine once the stage gets some use it will feel more alive. The 5-odd food stalls didn't really cut it for me.
     
  16. imanautie

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    Wow.
    The collosus main queue is so big it's blocking the path...[​IMG]
     
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  17. Swarm Chris

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    Oh wow. I presume they very quickly closed the queue?
     
  18. imanautie

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    Nope.
     
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  19. Swarm Chris

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    Disappointingly as expected.
     
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    What was the queue time?
     

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