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Thorpe Park retheming X to The Walking Dead

Discussion in 'News & Rumours' started by Matt N, Feb 20, 2018.

  1. Will

    Will Well-Known Member

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    Presumably news outlets running non-stories (in reality, nothing more than adverts) has cut their advertising costs a little as well - and in fairness to Merlin, that's actually a clever move. Though we've now spotted three mistakes in the article which was in obvious need of quality control.
     
  2. Robbie

    Robbie Well-Known Member

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    But what power does an "Attractions Excellence Manager" have? I mean, they can ride X but the only way they can make it any good is to burn it to the ground and dance in the flames.
     
  3. nadroJ

    nadroJ Well-Known Member

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    Jesus, I thought I posted often enough on here not to be referred to as 'her'! XD
     
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    Ben Well-Known Member CF Award Winner 2016

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    I mean, welcome to PR, it’s kind of a whole industry.

    I don’t know who the girl in the article is, must be some washed-up has been no one would ever associate with.
     
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    ATI Spammer of the Year & Most Improved Member CF Award Winner 2016

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    It's the person who posted just before you. ;)
     
  6. GuyWithAStick

    GuyWithAStick Captain Basic Staff Member Moderator Social Media Team

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    I think he knew that
     
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    Matt N Well-Known Member

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    Sorry...
     
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    ^"Mystic Manner".
    <facepalm>
     
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    GuyWithAStick Captain Basic Staff Member Moderator Social Media Team

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    Christ, that's a mouthful.
     
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    Can't quite deal with the levels of cringe in that article, all culminating with Stealth being better than Helix.
    Why was Nemesis not allowed to feature?
     
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    Ben Well-Known Member CF Award Winner 2016

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    I mean, maybe Nemesis isn't that good...?

    Also when the person featured in the article is one of the most prolific members of this site and a key contributing factor in what it is today, maybe, just maybe, you could try not being so rude about it?
     
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    Welcome to writing for tabloids ;D

    Also, Stealth IS better than Helix #sorryboutit

    Edit: they also switched a lot of the order of stuff - I said I didn't care as long as the top two remained locked.
     
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    nadroJ Well-Known Member

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    I blamed that misspelling entirely on my accent XD
     
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    “Zombie-themed attraction based on hit US TV show at Surrey resort is the best ride Jordan Middleton has been on - and she's ridden 840 rollercoasters in more than 50 cities”

    Does it not make you feel a little bit dead inside for someone to say this about you? :p
     
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  17. Pokemaniac

    Pokemaniac Mountain monkey Staff Member Administrator Moderator Social Media Team

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    In that case, you might want to update your signature.
     
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    nadroJ Well-Known Member

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    No, it makes me feel like I'm doing well at my job - got you lot talking about it didn't it ;D
     
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    nadroJ Well-Known Member

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    Fair point haha. The fact that I had to log onto here during the interview to find my Top 10 in the first place shows you how much I actually give a :emoji_poop: about it XD
     
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    Oh I do love a good misinterpreted forum post.

    Nothing rude about it at all really. It's a decent achievement, well done.
    The writing style of the article is where the cringe comes from. What a surprise.

    I couldn't care less about Nemesis, just did a quick comparison with the top ten in @nadroJ 's signature and saw Nemesis replaced Stealth appeared, in an article about Thorpe Park, and assumed something else was afoot in that.

    So I don't know man... Sorry for bothering to read the article or showing in interest in how the media puts these things together?
     

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