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    Roller Coaster TV Programs and News Articles!

    God forbid someone should go on a roller coaster and, y'know, enjoy it for what it is. No, she has to do a "challenge" at the same time. TV people are the worst people.
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    Small News From The Theme Park Industry

    Southport Pleasureland has closed with immediate effect until after the Queen's Funeral. I'm sure it's what she would have wanted.
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    What is your favourite Merlin-created dark ride or dark ride retheme?

    Does Madame Tussauds' Spirit of London count? It's bonkers and I love it. Apparently it's only 5 minutes, but it feels much longer.
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    Underwater coaster Alton Towers

    Fabulous! I remember at the time thinking the carriage didn't look very practical and that people would drown (if the sharks didn't get them first)
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    Underwater coaster Alton Towers

    I haven't see any, but it would be fun to dig out. Might be worth e-mailing Radio 4's Rewinder to dig into the archive. Looking at broadcast dates, it would either be Going Live in 1989, or Live And Kicking in 1995. I'm thinking the latter, with the guys from Alton Towers boasting about taking...
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    Underwater coaster Alton Towers

    Yeah, it was on the BBC1 show (Going Live, I think) but it was an April Fools Joke.
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    Blackpool Pleasure Beach - 'Head Above The Clouds' potential giant wheel

    At least they've done the name and branding before building the attraction this time.
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    Valhalla at Blackpool Pleasure Beach to be refurbished for 2022

    If Amanda's having problems thanks to Brexit, maybe she should think twice about welcoming the Tories to her hotel.
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    Valhalla at Blackpool Pleasure Beach to be refurbished for 2022

    Everyone forgets the River Caves :(
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    Flamingo Land | Sik | Intamin 10 Inversion Coaster | 2022

    I've never even heard of Heron Foods!
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    Small News From The Theme Park Industry

    Would love that to happen but I doubt the NIMBYs will pass it
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    Lego 10261 (Rollercoaster) Thread

    There is a new Lego coaster - with two loops! - due out 1st July
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    Small News From The Theme Park Industry

    Oh dear.
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    Kent, England | The London Resort | Entertainment Complex

    Not sure if we worked out where the money was coming from but it could be the sources all of a sudden have no money to launder thanks to recent global events.
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