A Visit to ChessingtonChessington World of Adventures: Daniel Sears loves Chessington... or does he?
From daniel searsi love chessington (or do i?)
Posted March 28, 2004 at 5:43 PM
first we went to mexicana. we rode the rattle snake but not the runaway train it was shut for the whole day.
snake was good. i liked all the twists.
after mexicana we went to forbiden kingdom.
the main ride here is the tomb blaster.
what an adventure. i loved it shooting at all the emitronics.
after that we looked at hour score and went to transolvania.
we missed out the vampire. it was stuck on a hill so we didon't go on that. we went on bubble works we had to wait ages for the ride to start up again.
log floom was good. also we waited 2 hours for this ride to get moving.
the ride didon't stop and i fell in the log.
after log floom we went to sky way. it was down. the ride operator exsplained that he didon't know what had hapened.
we went to market square. hocus pocus hall was no good really.
i can't wait for next year. they have got a new ride land of the dragons but i don't know what that is yet any way what's replacing samuri?
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From Adrian WalkerWhich was your favourite out of Thorpe park and Chessington?
Posted March 30, 2004 at 8:05 AM
From daniel searsthorpe park. it's got much better rides and most of them work
Posted March 30, 2004 at 12:30 PM
From Feanaro HelyanweThe main contender to replace Samurai is a Flying Island, but currently there are issues with the height and the local planning law is looking into whether a 200ft tall ride is entire feasible for the local resisdents. We can but hope they approve.
Posted April 23, 2004 at 11:54 AM
From Ben MillsI thought they already had?
Posted April 23, 2004 at 2:46 PM
Besides, who honestly gives a crap about a Flying Island? Have you ever been on one? Most...boring...rides...ever...The only vaguely interesting bit is when it starts to rise, coz its a pretty cool technological feat, lifting a platform like that. But the actual rides are boring. "Look! You can see Beanoland from here!" Oh. Fun.
From daniel searsyah how fun. i can't wait.
Posted April 24, 2004 at 5:46 AM
i must admit i don't think i'll be going on that al thow i have yet to go on one
From Ben MillsI don't think that a Flying Island would appeal in any way to a blind person, unfortunately Daniel. But don't worry, you really aren't missing much, lol.
Posted April 24, 2004 at 6:49 AM
From daniel searsno i'm not
Posted June 2, 2004 at 1:23 PM
when is it going to be built?
From Ben MillsFortunately, it won't anymore. Since writing that comment, Chessington have been denied permission to construct a Flying Island. Wahey! Their 2005 plans now consist of the hotel and a water area, most likely to be similar to Thorpe Park's Neptune's Kingdom. (Actually, that's supposed to be going soon, so maybe Chessington will get the removed slides.) Anyway, it seems kinda odd that Chessington haven't even started building the hotel, yet it's supposed to be open next year. Considering the time it took to build Splash Landings, I find this a bit unlikely, especially as they've still gotta get loads more safari animals. I'm sure we'll find more out soon.
Posted June 2, 2004 at 1:37 PM
From daniel searsoh a water area. that will be so much fun.
Posted June 6, 2004 at 11:24 AM
any way waht's going to replace neptunes kingdom at thorpe?
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