Towers Loving Care

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Randomizer462, 21st Dec 2015.

  1. PeteB

    PeteB TowersStreet Member

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    Now THAT is the way Towers Street should be. Ok the square planeters would probably look out of date these days but the whole feel of the place is much more open and clean looking.

    Most importantly, look... JUST LOOK! At the windows!

    What was I saying a few pages back... WINDOW DRESSING! The shops here look much more magical, and I love the little stalls too.

    Sort your life out Towers. Just sort your life out!

    In full agreement this looks absolute sh!t. This is why Towers sucks really, they just can't help but tamper and tinker with special effects that don't need to be tampered with. The old CRT's were fine, and you can still buy replacement parts for them so why the replacement?

    The only modern screens that may be capable of achieving similar black levels are OLED. Anything with a back light is going to glow, why did no one realise this when they did the install??
     
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  2. DiogoJ42

    DiogoJ42 TowersStreet Member

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    Because stupid.
     
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  3. TheBolt

    TheBolt TowersStreet Member

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    That place looks like a world class theme park... an escape into a different world.
    Please don't ever show me that picture again, as it can only lead to disappointment that I didn't see the place back then.

    Its often mentioned that streetmosphere was removed from AT, but gardening has also been cut back to keeping things tidy.
     
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  4. Dave

    Dave TS Founding Member

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    I like the windows in that picture but the colour scheme is nothing special. They need to get the windows back even if it's just dressed.

    As for Hex TV's I don't have a problem with flat screen TV's but they need to use whatever it is they use on Sub-Terra to power down the back-lights on the flat screens.

    Hell just steal the hardware from sub-terra it's not like they will ever open it again.
     
  5. Rob

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    Worry not, I hear Towers wish to take the Disney approach when it comes to windows on Towers Street. Here is the proposal for the first window at the top of the street:

    COWARDLY CRAFTSMANSHIP
    N. J. VARNEY - PROPRIETOR
    "World Beating Cutting Skills"
    ;)

     
  6. bluesonichd

    bluesonichd TowersStreet Member

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    and about time TLC ! :p
     
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    Please don't let them screw it up! Im praying for them to reconstruct it as per the 1994 plans. No faffing around like with the track repaint
     
  9. PuddoBearBoy

    PuddoBearBoy TowersStreet Member

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    Fair play. I must admit I was expecting this second phase to be fantasy. Hats off.
     
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  10. Funcone

    Funcone TowersStreet Member

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    Great to see the work on Nemesis. That picture of Towers Street looks like something straight out of Roller Coaster Tycoon.
     
  11. andeyhart

    andeyhart TowersStreet Member

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    So much for it not happening eh ;)
     
  12. bluesonichd

    bluesonichd TowersStreet Member

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    it'll all go tits up as its just started snowing so wont be finished o_O
     
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  13. DiogoJ42

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    This is where we find out Nemesis is being painted in a patchwork of all the leftover colours from Towers Street...
     
  14. andeyhart

    andeyhart TowersStreet Member

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    Nemesis being fully repainted more than makes up for Cloud Crappy Land and Sub Terra being closed for me.
     
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  15. Dave

    Dave TS Founding Member

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    I think it's pictures like this that prove that despite the crap going on in Merlin group there are people who give a crap working in the parks.

    I doubt the TLC money came without a fight and this is something we have moaned about needing doing for a long time.
     
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    Exactly. This is why I don't knock the TLC program (unless I'm taking the ****). Yes, maintenance should be done annually, but it's still good to see evidence of it. Obviously, the whole thing only came around to provide a smokescreen for the larger, park wide cuts; but whoever is behind this project obviously does care about the park, and I also think a lot of it is for the benefit of us as enthusiasts. The fact that the TLC twitter page is barely mentioned or advertised on the main Towers Facebook/Twitter pages shows it's very much a side project to please the enthusiasts.
     
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    Dont give them idea @DiogoJ42 :D

    As for funding TLC, i said a few posts back about the season closure of hex and wonder if that helped with the funding.
    I have been behind the scenes and get the feeling that the staff i chatted with love the park.
     
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  18. Rob

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    If this is done to the same standard as the parts of the station that were done last season then it will look stunning. Although I'd still rather them not just paint over all of the mould or whatever it is on the theming.

    :)
     
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  19. Matt.GC

    Matt.GC TowersStreet Member

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    TLC isn't a project to "please the enthusiasts", the twitter feed is.
     
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    Slugjc TowersStreet Member

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    Just to the left of over there!!!
    I don't mind if I'm honest. Yes its a way too paper over the cracks. But at least there showing us that the cracks are at least being papered. Plus. The positive for me personally it shows that despite merlin. Deep in the bowls of the corporate monster, someone at least cares.
     
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