Gazza

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  1. What about the theming on Buzzsaw 😎
  2. Too bad it wasn't a product when Buzzsaw was installed...
  3. It could go either way...You could not update, and it would be no different to the way theme parks have Batman rides that aren't the latest film Batman. Or you could just forecast the cost of updating the doctor a couple of times during the life of the attraction in the initial budget (Negotiate with BBC when buying the rights that they have to provide relevant updates for the life of the licence) Or design the ride to minimise the number of times you actually see him outside the preshow (Fill it up with Daleks? Have him facing away from the camera when fighting etc)...The place in Cardiff seemingly affords this.
  4. Why is there a random empty enclosed room after the toll booth, and why does the track pass through a narrow gap at its corner? Thats a big open space with a spaceship, crushed cars, light posts etc.
  5. Yes, film sets are not used in theme parks because: -They are often too flammable, and often use foams etc that are not safe or insurable for permanent installation. -Not durable enough for guest abuse. -Many props and sets look good on screen because they are far away and a camera can only capture a certain resolution, but in real life, up close, are quite rough and don't look good. This goes for sets both big and small.
  6. People are free to talk about the theme, pull your head in. Re mack doing a Floorless coaster...nope. I'd consider a floorless one where there is nothing between your feet and the track, so you see the track structure and crossties whizzing below your feet at high speed.
  7. If its a Dr Who ride, why do you need to change the Doctor every 3 years? Because if the doctor is a time traveller, it would always be that generation of doctor conducting this particular guest adventure at that point in time right? Am I missing something or am I some kind of genius?
  8. Any others though. With respect to the international content, it is worth expanding on that point. We have heaps of pics of Movie World Sea World and Dreamworld because they tend to be the most popular parks for Parkz members, so they tend to visit often, and get lots of pics of incremental changes. The other Australian parks are not far behind. Beyond that, i'd say the first overseas parks a lot of visitors go to are the ones in SoCal, so we have pretty extensive pic collections from those parks too. https://www.parkz.com.au/parks/US/Anaheim/Disney_California_Adventure/ https://www.parkz.com.au/parks/US/Valencia/Six_Flags_Magic_Mountain/ https://www.parkz.com.au/parks/US/San_Diego/SeaWorld_San_Diego/ etc etc But there are a shitload of theme parks around the world, and we rely on people uploading pics from their visits. Have an Explore here: https://www.parkz.com.au/search/parks/location/country-US https://www.parkz.com.au/search/parks/location/country-GB https://www.parkz.com.au/search/parks/location/country-SG https://www.parkz.com.au/search/parks/location/country-JP https://www.parkz.com.au/search/parks/location/country-FR Those countries have the bulk of our photos, there are a good 50 or more parks and several thousand photos to keep you busy for a while , and probably some places you never even heard of It's a good resource. If you look up Disneyland on Insta or Flickr you'll get heaps of photos of the castle etc, but not a lot else. We aim to capture a lot of the finer stuff to really give a feel for places.
  9. Random question, but do you have any pics from overseas parks to share?
  10. With respect to being able to have folders like "Trip to Germany 2016", ultimately its more useful to sort content by park and attraction, not by when someone visited. As for non US content, we have galleries of the vast majority of major US parks, and those are our most comprehensive. There's a scatterimg from Europe and Asia, but I guess it costs money to go overseas and visit, so no pics = nobody has been, or hasnt been inclined to upload any.
  11. Excellent Now all you have to do is adjust the curves in the spaceship part to reflect the floor plan posted by jjuttp.
  12. Spoiler: It's not a helix at the end of Walibis Goliath....The helix on Goliath is halfway through.
  13. If you make the unload end of the platform 2 squares shorter so the exit was further up, you'd have enough space for the final straight where the spaceship explodes and the team is waiting for you at the end.
  14. Its gotta have a free wheeling uphill section, hence the "coaster" part of the name. Disk'O coasters don't have that because there is a drive wheel under the disk pushing it along the whole time, it doesn't coast. A good way to consider it is that you have boxes for each ride type....lets say water slide, coaster, flat ride, water ride, dark ride. You're only allowed to count a ride in one category, Eg WWF its a flume because the little hump is an insignificant part of the ride. But storm is a coastee because quite clearly the coaster part is the significant part of the ride. A disko is primarily a flat, not a coaster. Etc
  15. Is there enough space in JL to add the theming around the ride track? Why is the loading station so long?