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    Valhalla at Blackpool Pleasure Beach to be closed in 2020?

    I don't think it's so much the wetness that's an issue, just that the water is so damn cold. It's one thing to go on a ride that gets you wet, it's quite another thing to keep doing the ice bucket challenge every go.
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    Roller Coaster TV Programs and News Articles!

    There's a lot more on the podcast, including a go on Saw.
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    Roller Coaster TV Programs and News Articles!

    I think it was a shame The Apprentice used CGI animators rather than trying to create a realistic roller coaster but the better concept won in the end, even though it needs a bit more work. Regarding the terminology it looked to me like they'd been given a list of elements to include (including...
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    Southport Pleasureland future

    I was in Southport nearly every day for two weeks over summer and while the Railway is looking nice there wasn't much sign of any investment in rides at Pleasureland itself. In fact, barely any of them were operating and I only saw the log flume running once. But there are new fences and paths...
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    Chessington World of Adventures Resort plans new mini log flume and re-theme of Toadie’s Crazy Cars

    I've missed what's happening with Rameses - is nothing replacing it?
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    Alton Towers and Thorpe Park Rumoured To Get Lego Themed Areas For 2020

    While I doubt this will happen the idea of Merlin putting a smaller version of something they've already got within an hour's drive is not unprecedented.
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    Small News From The Theme Park Industry

    Have they only just noticed?
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    Kent, England | The London Resort | Entertainment Complex

    It’s making me nostalgic for the Trocadero Centre
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    Kent, England | The London Resort | Entertainment Complex

    Yeah, some of the papers have had information about Thunderbirds attractions. Paramount have been through a few changes themselves in the last few years so have different people in charge now.
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    Small News From The Theme Park Industry

    That’s the second prize. First prize is the same but you get to borrow a towel too.
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    Small News From The Theme Park Industry

    If the music is commercially available and the park pays PRS they can play what they want.
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    The Future of Knightmare Discussion

    Hahaha! It looked rusty because it was rusty!
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    Kent, England | The London Resort | Entertainment Complex

    Not necessarily. Now he’s got nothing else to do, Jeremy could apply to be a ride op.
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