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  1. robbeal

    Your Number 0 Coaster.

    I really like this concept. Something that’s dear to you that I’m many ways always puts it at the top for you, but not necessarily because it’s the best, it’s just got that something. Having said that, I’m not sure what mine would be! Both Nemesis and Nemesis Inferno definitely feature in the...
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    20th Anniversary CF Live - THORPE PARK - 16th April 2023

    I had an excellent day! It’s certainly been a long time coming for me to attend a live again, but we were saying on the way back that it was just like putting on a comfortable old pair of shoes. We just felt right at home again straight away! It was great to see so many old faces, thanks to...
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    20th Anniversary CF Live - THORPE PARK - 16th April 2023

    Yeah we’re all so old that only a few of you will remember us now 😂
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    20th Anniversary CF Live - THORPE PARK - 16th April 2023

    By the bogs, got it. Me, Lucy, Dylan (yes he’s 19 now…) and Hoyer will be there!
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    20th Anniversary CF Live - THORPE PARK - 16th April 2023

    Right, blast from the past time... I think i'm gonna rock up. Its the 20-year anniversary after all, if i'm going to show up, this might be the occasion...
  6. robbeal

    The biggest thrill in the smallest package?

    Yeah, this was what jumped to my mind immediately too. I didn't know what to expect from it when I visited GronaLund a couple of years back but it stood out to me as one of my favourite wooden coasters after riding it!
  7. robbeal

    Least favorite element?

    I've never really got the appeal of a Cobra Roll. Maybe its because i've never found a good one, but everyone i've ridden has just felt a bit flat. Shame really, because they do look great, and they're quite an imposing feature to have.
  8. robbeal

    Top 10(ish): 2024 Edition - page 124

    'ello. Seeing as i'm one of the millions of people that seem to have descended on Scandinavia in recent weeks, my top 10 has had a bit of a review, and no goes like this: 1. Helix - Liseberg 2. Expedition GeForce - Holiday Park 3. Balder - Liseberg 4. Wildfire - Kolmarden 5. Colossos - Heide...
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    Favourite Flavour of Pot Noodle

    Genuinely want a Pot Noodle now... Beef & Tomato or Original Curry for me, although the Beef & Tom ones have never been the same since they got rid of the crumbs of soya in them. Weirdly, that made them better. Doesn't say much about them does it!
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    Best tomato based food with a fry-up

    Bean me. There's a time and place for tomatoes, and its in a salad, not a fry-up.
  11. robbeal

    Top 10(ish): 2024 Edition - page 124

    Re: Top 10(ish): 2015 Edition - page 27 Mamba is beautifully themed, definitely give you that. I love the queue line too, no switchbacks, just a queue that meanders through the layout. Its nice to see some thought go into that. Its a great ride though, it just falls ever so slightly short...
  12. robbeal

    Skyrush or Expedition Geforce?

    Now i've not ridden Skyrush, but EGF certainly didn't disappoint last weekend. Whether the heat was a factor, possibly, but the trims barely operated, and it certainly hasn't lost any airtime in the last 10 years. I find it hard to comprehend that people suggest it has 'no' airtime... I was...
  13. robbeal

    Who uses Theme park merchandise?

    Its just dawned on me that I don't really have any merch! I quite fancy some mugs though, and yes, i'd definitely use them. I can't see me spending money on something I wouldn't get use out of.
  14. robbeal

    Top 10(ish): 2024 Edition - page 124

    Re: Top 10(ish): 2015 Edition - page 27 Black Mamba goes in at No. 11. :(
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    Trip Plans For 2015

    I'm off to Holiday Park and Phantasialand this weekend!
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    Watching PoVs

    Watching a POV of something i've not yet ridden doesn't really bother me, nothing is a substitute of the feeling of actually riding it. Generally I can see what a ride does just from photos, so a video isn't really spoiling anything as such. The forces of being on the ride are what make it or...
  17. robbeal

    Top 10(ish): 2024 Edition - page 124

    Re: Top 10(ish): 2015 Edition - page 27 So, mine sits like this at present. 1. Expedition GeForce - Holiday Park 2. Balder - Liseberg 3. Colossos - Heide Park 4. Silver Star - Europa Park 5. Dragon Khan - Port Aventura 6. Goliath - Walibi Holland 7. Nemesis - Alton 8. Lisebergbanan - Liseberg...
  18. robbeal

    Geology rocks!

    One rock formation that's always fascinated me is the Wulingyuan mountains in China. Completely otherworldly!
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    Music Recommendations

    ^^Coming of Age is a gorgeous track. I can take a leave Foster the People in general, but I love that song. Its got a lovely Beach Boys-esque vibe, blissfully relaxing. Adding to that, anyone caught any of Slaves? Top bit of new British punk, and its proper punk too, not the punk rock Fall...
  20. robbeal

    How do you eat a kiwi fruit?

    There are people who eat the skin?! Jesus... I've always peeled and quartered them to be honest, i'd never considered another way. Then I met Lucy, and she favoured the 'egg method', but having tried it, i'd rather stick to quartering it.