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  1. Robbie

    The World of David Walliams is coming to Alton Towers

    I think it looks nice, but feels cheap.
  2. Robbie

    Chessington World Of Adventures Have Revealed Elmer's Flying Jumbos In 2020

    Can't believe they're building an Elmer ride and only paying for one Elmer with everything else being an off-the-shelf elephant. Well, I can believe it actually....
  3. Robbie

    The Future of Knightmare Discussion

    You say that, but we don't need climate change to have mysterious fires in Chorley
  4. Robbie

    Valhalla at Blackpool Pleasure Beach to be refurbished for 2021

    I wish they’d add screens to the Wallace & Gromit ride while they’re at it. Fill in those black spots.
  5. Robbie

    Kent, England | The London Resort | Entertainment Complex

    The concept art keeps the public interested and on-side, and brings in investors. Planning permission goes in and the good will of the public and the nice promises means it gets past. Then the theme park is determined to be unviable so they build a load of houses to flog off instead. Ker-ching!
  6. Robbie

    SW9 at Alton Towers

    Ah, OK. Just with him saying on TV last week that they're making a roller coaster of one of his books, I took that to mean they're making a roller coaster of one of his books.
  7. Robbie

    SW9 at Alton Towers

    Just checking, as I haven't been paying attention, but next years David Walliams roller coaster won't be SW9 will it?
  8. Robbie

    Valhalla at Blackpool Pleasure Beach to be refurbished for 2021

    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.
  9. Robbie

    Roller Coaster TV Programs and News Articles!

    There's a lot more on the podcast, including a go on Saw.
  10. Robbie

    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...
  11. Robbie

    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...
  12. Robbie

    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?
  13. Robbie

    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.
  14. Robbie

    Small News From The Theme Park Industry

    Have they only just noticed?
  15. Robbie

    Kent, England | The London Resort | Entertainment Complex

    It’s making me nostalgic for the Trocadero Centre
  16. Robbie

    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.
  17. Robbie

    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.
  18. Robbie

    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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