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Hey everybody!


This thread is simple! Rather than having a million little threads about everything that goes on at Thorpe Park, this thread is designed to consolidate it all into one user-friendly thread. Feel free to use it to post updates, trip reports, questions, comments, and of course, general discussion. For pictures and videos of the park as well as past updates, see TPR's Park Index Page.


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Below are some links to past updates from the park, you may be interested in. Enjoy!






Park holds naming contest for 2006 launched Intamin



March 15th, 2006 - Stealth construction tour

March 19th, 2006 - Slammer breaks down trapping 41 riders

March 21st, 2006 - Stealth Opening Night Photos

July 16th, 2006 - Stabbing at Thorpe Park



November 16th, 2007 - Thorpe Park files application to add Eurofighter in 2009



January 31st, 2008 - Thorpe Park has approval to build a Eurofighter in 2009

May 29th, 2008 - Problems at Thorpe including a chunk of metal flying off their Screamin Swing

August 26th, 2008 - Colossus re-opens with catch nets

October 12th, 2008 - The Eurofighter has a theme and name: SAW: The Ride



April 9th, 2009 - Thorpe Park has permission to build hotel

April 25th, 2009 - General Park Update

October 31st, 2009 -Saw Alive announced



January 17th, 2010 - Saw Alive Construction Update

February 13th, 2010 - Saw Alive Construction Update

February 24th, 2010 - Thorpe Park Want Your Pee!

March 1st, 2010 - Saw Alive Teaser Video

March 9th, 2010 - Photo From Inside Saw Alive

March 11th, 2010 - Fury at Saw Alive Being Open for Children

March 19th, 2010 - Photos of Saw Alive

July 1st, 2010 - Thorpe Park Announce Medium Term Development Plan (MTDP)

July 20th, 2010 - Plans for New Water Ride Submitted



February 11th, 2011 - Plans for 2012 coaster revealed

March 27th, 2011 - Storm Surge Photos

April 21st, 2011 - LC12 Viral campaign begins

August 1st, 2011 - The Swarm wing rider coaster announced for 2012!



March 15th, 2012 - Review of "The Swarm"

April 10th, 2012 - Park offers program to help overcome coaster phobia

September 25th, 2012 - Latest publicity stunt includes breathalyzer tests

November 19th, 2012 - Thorpe Park announces the Crash Pad



January 8th, 2014 - Thorpe Park to add Angry Birds themed area

October 30th, 2014 - Thorpe Park files permit to build a new dark ride



January 17th, 2016 - Thorpe Park reveals Derren Brown's Ghost Train to be their new dark ride



January 17th, 2018 - X:\ No Way Out! rethemed to The Walking Dead - The Ride

June 15th, 2018 - 'Love Island' Summer experience coming to the park!



February 26th, 2020 - Black Mirror Labyrinth is coming to Thorpe Park



February 8th, 2023 - Updated "Ghost Train" attraction announced for Spring 2023!



http://www.thorpepark.com the official site, has on its front page a voting option to choose the name of the new launched rocket coaster due to be opened next year, code named "Project Stealth".


The choices are as follow:

Peak Fear

The Edge


Demon’s Drop

The Humdinger


Is it me or are these absolutely dreadful names for what is going to be the parks landmark coaster and will no doubt generate a ton of publicity over here and within the coaster community. It seems Tussauds are running out of ideas for good names, gone are good names like "Nemesis", "Oblivion", "Air" , "Rita", "Rush", "Slammer" and now one of these choices. I do hope they think of something better.

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The Humdinger

OMFG what crap names, I do home these names are just for a laugh...


'Sit back it's Humdinger time '


IMHO , Rita is another crap name too

But Im sure all the chav's think all these name are great.


I still like the name 'Kiddie Ka' for it 8)

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