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    Hello. To joyously celebrate the bank holiday weekend / distract ourselves from the crippling pain of existence, my wife and I opted to...
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    furie reacted to Robbie's post in the thread Fantastic old coaster footage/pics with Like Like.
    The Guardian website has some aerial shots of old seaside towns, which means nice photos of BPB and Dreamland back in their heyday...
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    furie replied to the thread Fantastic old coaster footage/pics.
    The things that always amaze me about these old shots are the number of side friction/figure 8 coasters there used to be littered...
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    furie replied to the thread Big One evacuated.
    That was a close call - luckily, they avoided having to endure the ride ;)
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    Brilliant topic, but I think you're pretty much covered on answers. It's a mix of all five of your original theories. Individually, they...
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    This is an interesting discussion to revisit. 20 years ago, this was a no-brainer. Alton Towers. 10 years ago, it would still be...
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    furie replied to the thread WTF Merlin?.
    To be fair, that sounds like every opening week I've ever been to at Thorpe ;)
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    furie replied to the thread Fantastic old coaster footage/pics.
    If they'd have received that order, it may have been the thing that saved Arrow! Oh, I see what you mean about nightmarish now ;) Oh...
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    furie replied to the thread Fantastic old coaster footage/pics.
    And now that's led down a rabbit hole :D Here's some great footage of Coney Island in its heyday. Including footage of the Flying...
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    furie replied to the thread Fantastic old coaster footage/pics.
    Some colourised footage of the Virginia Reel at Blackpool for those interested (as @rob666 brought it up in the 20 years losses topic)...
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    furie replied to the thread Notable Losses Since 2001.
    Completely agree about Space Invader. I understand why it went, but I used to love the ride. The silly walkthrough queue and the stupid...
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    furie replied to the thread "Now Showing".
    I love The Faculty. I watched it on release at the cinema. I can't even start to pin down why it's so enjoyable, but it is. And it IS a...
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    furie replied to the thread Music Recommendations.
    I'd like to (if I can find anywhere streaming it for free in the UK :) ) - but, also not. I think David Byrnes is a bit of a dick - or...
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    furie replied to the thread Music Recommendations.
    Sigh... It was bound to happen eventually :D I quite like Marillion, but it's all a bit up its own bum. I like that. I need a new...
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    This is going to look really weird to anyone reading this, who can no longer see the banned posts :D You're right Poke in what you're...
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