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Possible New Ride/rollercoaster Coming To thorpe Park in 2019

Discussion in 'News & Rumours' started by U.K Thrill Rides, Aug 5, 2017.

  1. Edward M

    Edward M Well-Known Member

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    Idea: Derren Brown will do a live show where he makes millions disappear. And by live I of course mean Augmented Reality. It’s a real theater but Brown’s face will be pasted onto a confused employee. It will a capacity of 70 pph, with 2 preshows both explaining the next preshow
     
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    ^ Too elaborate for Thorpe. It'll be a Love Island meet and greet in the Nemesis Inferno shop, just to nail the coffin shut.
     
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    So a few months ago I jokingly said this on Discord.
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    And today this was spotted at Thorpe.
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    CrashCoaster Formerly ATI CF Award Winner 2016

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    Hmm... I like the sound of a Purge-themed B&M hyper...
     
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    Corrected for you.

    EDIT: Back on a serious note, It turns out the video was just an Ad for the TV series.
     
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    Chris Brown Mr CoasterForce 2016 CF Award Winner 2016

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    I’d be very surprised if they went for a dive coaster. No real basis as to why, I’d just be surprised.

    Can see them going for an RMC ala Goliath at SFGA, on paper UK’s first hybrid coaster sounds like a pretty Merlinesque idea and they’d be pretty dumb to not atleast get RMC to pitch against their go to manufacturers. Can’t see them expanding onto swarm island anytime soon but could see them integrating whatever comes into this new Docklands area that houses DBGT and utilising the existing slammer site. Either that or a launch coaster with a substantial layout, something that won’t trump stealth but will do a bit more in terms of layout.
     
  7. CrashCoaster

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    What does the picture actually say? All I can read is "Emergency Broadcast System".
     
  8. Ethan

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    Google helps. It says the exact same thing as it does in the (terrible) films.
     
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    Out of interest, why does everyone seem to think it will be a B&M mini dive?

    Admittedly, you could ask the same question about a B&M hyper or any of the other ride types being suggested, but a B&M mini dive seems a little redundant at Thorpe to me, as Saw in the same park, if you get what I mean.

    I would love a SheiKra-style ride at the park, though!
     
  10. Ethan

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    I don't think anybody actually does? I guess you could call it a "meme" but I thought memes were supposed to be funny so I'm not too sure.
     
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    We haven't even seen any signs of anything coming in 2020 so...
     
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    Sorry to correct you, ATI, but we actually have had a sign of a 2020 coaster at Thorpe in the form of this image that I posted about in the Project 2020 thread:
    So Thorpe themselves have talked about a 2020 project before now, and that image is not fan-made.

    Admittedly, something could have happened between now and July 2017 to delay Project 2020, but that image is what I'm going off of.
    Ah right. Thanks for the clarification @Ethan!
     
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    So in Thorpe's winter maintenance video part 3, it is confirmed 15 seconds in that plans are under way for a big project, with the area behind Stealth in the background. Could this just be referring to the winter maintenance plan, or something bigger?
     
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    It's clearly implying that they're about to work on Stealth, which is obviously very big...but I wouldn't be surprised if there is also a second intended meaning in it.
     
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    They’re just saying that they are about to under go a big job, aka the lift hill chair, motor and gearbox refurb on Nemesis Inferno. You’re reading far too much into it.
     
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    Honestly, I can't wait for the day that this thread no longer exists.
     
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    Not gonna happen whilst the park exists. Even when/if the 2020 ride opens, it won't go. Like look at the Pleasure Beach crap at the moment.
     
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    I'm all for discussing nerdy, small, mundane topics. CF is a forum after all and it's the perfect place to do it. This thread is just people jumping at anything to make an assumption and I think I've just realised whilst typing this that the only way to escape it is for me to just stop reading it ;)

    Only issue with that is that I'm actually curious about what their next investment will be, if they even get anything of note in the near future, so I'm inclined to open this thread when I see it.
     

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