Thorpe Park Trip ReportThorpe Park: Last year he went to Thorpe Park and had the worst day of his life.
From daniel searsi always go to thorpe park. last year i went to thorpe park and i had the worst day of my life.
Posted March 22, 2004 at 2:27 PM
we started at the entrance. the prices were apauling but we didon't let that spoil hour day
i love the lost city part of the park. i've been on it all. sum of the rides (eclipse and x no way out) don't really cata for the blind. also x was closed quit a lot due to tekinal problams with the ride apart from that the lost city is grate
this part of the park is much smaller. it's rides are fungle safary the banana ride and the carasel
i only went on the banana boat. the safary was closed(some one had fallen out a car) and the carasel i didon't fancy. i think that ranger county needs investment.
well what can i say. it's a dome and you have got to walk threw it to reach the park.
this land only has one ride tidal wave. it's a grate ride with news reports playing in the exit.
once on the boat be prepared to get soaked
it's a grate ride and i hope to ride it this year
this area is grate. it's got the flying fish rapids pirates 4d (now the haunted lighthouse) teacups inferno model world and sunken garden.
it's a good mix how ever there are 3 problems i came across
1. most of the time the features on pirates 4d are broken
2 there are to many steps on the rapids (i'm blind)
3 teacup twisters (now storm in a teacup) sum times anoy people with stupid anouncements
apart from that it's grate
p.s sleepy joes rib shack is not there in 2004. there building a pizza hut
this is a grate area. it's got logers leap and rocky exspress.
logers is grate. board at the station while you hear country music (it doseon't stop by that i mean the ride) leave climb the hill get wet simple
rocky exspress is a kidy's ride really but i still went on it
i didon't go the other area's becaus i'm 17 and there bee nothing for me in those areas
all i have left to say injoy thorpe park
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From John WallaceI hate for this to be my first post but I just couldnt help but point out the horrible grammar and spelling contained within this report.
Posted March 22, 2004 at 10:31 PM
From daniel searslet's just say as long as it's there i don't care
Posted March 23, 2004 at 3:10 AM
From Coaster EnthusiastI think the fact the writer is blind can account for the grammer.
Posted March 23, 2004 at 9:17 AM
I also think a further meantion of the sounds and smells would have been a cool way for the reader to (un)enjoy the critic's review. Tho, why he chose Haunted Lighthouse in 4-D when he could only enjoy two of the four 'D's is a little beyond me. But, I guess it would have been the same crappy movie had I kept my eyes closed.
From Ben MillsI dont think I've ever seen such an ignorant and unnecessary post as John Wallace's. Daniel took the time to write a trip report, and all you can comment on is the spelling and grammar. Its irrelevant whether he is blind or not, you've never even submitted a comment, let alone a whole thread, and you feel it is your right, no, duty to complain about something as stupid as the words he has used. A diverse set opinions is what makes TPI, but a disgraceful lack of courtesy is what would destroy it.
Posted March 23, 2004 at 9:47 AM
Oh, and how about you learn how to use an apostrophe before you go bitching about other people?
Daniel, I'm pleased to see that you went on Rocky Express. Personally, I love it.
How helpful were staff? I've heard only good things about Tussauds' disability program, but it would be good to hear the thoughts first hand.
Welcome to the site. We're not all as ignorant and unhelpful as John!
From Jeff AronsJohn, on some braille keyboards, there is no option for a capital letter, as I have been with a blind person who's keyboard had no captial letters option. That explains the bad grammar.
Posted March 23, 2004 at 10:02 AM
From daniel searswell i hope you all are not as ignorant as john.
Posted March 23, 2004 at 1:01 PM
he really upset me when i read that post.
by the way the staff at the park are very helpfull
you know what if john goes on about gramar i won't post any more
From Adrian WalkerWhat was your favourite ride? PS don't stop posting because of one person.
Posted March 24, 2004 at 7:49 AM
From mark walkerHow dare you insult this man John. It must have taken him ages to type up his opinions you self-centered slimy a** h***.
Posted March 24, 2004 at 8:32 AM
From daniel searsthank you.
Posted March 24, 2004 at 11:50 AM
my faverote ride had to be vortex
From Ray SchroederGreat report Daniel. Keep on riding and keep on reporting. The next time I'm in the UK I have to check the park out. Does management restrict you from any of the rides, or can you go on eveything?
Posted March 24, 2004 at 11:58 AM
From daniel searsyes you can go on what ever how ever you need a special ticket for colosus
Posted March 24, 2004 at 12:44 PM
From Philip CurdsThere is no point going to Thorpe Park this season, maybe when they finish building that Rocket Coaster in 2006 or 07. Try your luck at Chessington (I know) or maybe just buy yourself a Ryanair/Easyjet ticket to Madrid for Warner Bros. Movieworld or Strasbourg for Europa Park. Otherwise, really guys, don't visit a park, where there new attraction is 'the old one from Chessington, re-named and re-themed', talk about Tussauds cost-cutting. Don't reward a park with money, when they just re-theme/or re-name an old ride.
Posted March 25, 2004 at 9:43 AM
From Ben MillsGood advice.
Posted March 25, 2004 at 11:11 AM
Samurai hasn't even been renamed or rethemed. An extra splodge of paint on the main arms is all that's changed. Dragon's Fury might be ccol, though.
From John MooreWhere is that Mondial Top Scan from Chessington going to go? I know it's going to Thorpe Park, but where are they putting it?
Posted April 7, 2004 at 5:32 PM
From daniel searsthey have put it in lost city
Posted April 20, 2004 at 12:25 PM
From dereck pawlejohn wallace is a self centred so and so a great report my favoroite ride is tidle wave happy posting
Posted April 25, 2004 at 8:14 AM
From joanne roxburghI'm planning go in may on a off peak day in the middle of the week,as hopefully ques will be down,providing this is the case and hopefully it might be sunny,is it really worth goin its goin to be just me and four mates?
Posted May 4, 2004 at 5:27 AM
From daniel searsyes i guess so.
Posted May 4, 2004 at 10:06 AM
it's just for kids and teens really but i think you're enjoy it
From Adrian WalkerSpeeking of John Wallace, is he still on this site after receiving overwhelming criticism?
Posted June 30, 2004 at 6:18 AM
From mark walkerWe hope not.
Posted July 2, 2004 at 1:11 AM
From daniel searsbecaus i seem to have problems posting new articles i've decided to revew ride by ride
Posted November 14, 2004 at 1:13 PM
atlantis:this is a dome.
it is now called port atlantis but it is still nice
tidal wave:this is a grate ride in the entrence you can hear news reports and old tunes.
once you've voarded the boat though be prepared to get wet.
we went on a nice day this year so it was okay
flying fish:this ride is nothing special voard a train and zoom round a fast longish track.
inferno:grate ride. i love it
detinator:this atraction is a nmust for thrill seekers. there's this really cheesy count down and you are plunged a long wqay down
loggers leap:this ride is old but still good
board at the station go round the track get wet get back to the station jump out the boat befor you're whisked away and buy your photo
rocky exspress:this is a ride that travels threw the rocky mountains. when i went this year i rode 4 times
vortex:cool ride not for the faint hearted
zodiac:grate ride too
x:this was closed but i'm sure it's good
colosus:this must be the fastest coaster in the park.
eclipse:a nice slow ride around the park
quantum:grate magic carpet ride
ranger county was good
can't revew it i'm afraid
From Jason LesterSounds cool. I love Thorpe Park.
Posted November 14, 2004 at 3:30 PM
From Jason LesterDid you go on Nemesis Inferno?
Posted November 14, 2004 at 3:33 PM
That's a really cool coaster.
From daniel searsyep...went on that!
Posted November 25, 2004 at 1:57 AM
you're rite about cool coasters!
From Martin HopwoodHi, yer this park is getting better and wont b long till its as good as alton towers but they still need to work on thier theming when the park grows and what the hell is going on in lost city, its a good land with lots of good rides but its got way too big now with 8 rides! they should split it up into 2 seperate lands and knock down X no way out cos thats just sh*t to make room for a new coaster or something.
Posted March 16, 2005 at 6:10 AM
From daniel searsthorpe park are closing X in 2008!
Posted March 20, 2005 at 1:42 PM
until then we'll just have to put out with it!
From lotty cleave it out .. r all enthusiasts english xperts or smit ? it stil says da sme even dow it may nt b gramaticali correct .. as an a* english student .. its effort 2 type in longhand .. so meh .. its da report da counts memba
Posted October 2, 2005 at 2:04 PM
From Kirsty FranksHas anyone been on the new rocket coaster: Stealth?
Posted April 24, 2006 at 11:24 AM
Love the review, daniel. I hope you had a great day!
From miley cyrushey ive been on stealth loads of times when ive come to englad for a holiday its great and plus i was in the first group to go on it. dont be scared, someone had fallen out of it but dont let that stop ya! as long as you fit the seat right then dont let anything stop ya!
Posted June 11, 2007 at 8:53 AM
have a great day
From Paul HillHi Guys, don't know if you can help. Just wanted your views on the suitability of the park for my 14 yr old daughter and her friend to visit on their own.
Posted October 8, 2007 at 10:07 AM
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