The Swarm (Thorpe Park)

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The Swarm (Thorpe Park)

Postby Simba » Sat Mar 17, 2012 8:00 am

This is the general discussion topic for The Swarm cause it is now open!
The Swarm is a Wing Coaster built by the Swiss company Bolliger and Mallibard
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Re: The Swarm (Thorpe Park)

Postby Dalek Sec » Sat Mar 17, 2012 9:30 am

Here's a video from the opening day of The Swarm (15/03/12)
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Re: The Swarm (Thorpe Park)

Postby Simba » Sat Mar 17, 2012 2:06 pm

Well The Swarm broke down on the very first day and TPBlog made a video of it:
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Re: The Swarm (Thorpe Park)

Postby Dalek Sec » Sat Mar 17, 2012 6:55 pm

Hmm, If my memory is correct, Saw The Ride broke down on it's open day. It seems to be a recurring thing with new coasters, open days and Thorpe.
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Re: The Swarm (Thorpe Park)

Postby Thekingin64 » Mon Mar 19, 2012 4:22 pm

Saw did break down on it's opening day and apparntly did it quite a lot.

As I said in the other topic, This coaster is amazing! Front row is definitly worth waiting for.
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Re: The Swarm (Thorpe Park)

Postby Simba » Wed Mar 21, 2012 6:52 am

Saw defiantly broke down on it's open day, I think it was about 4-5 times.
Back to the swarm, I found a pov from the left side (The side I rode and prefer)
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Re: The Swarm (Thorpe Park)

Postby Thekingin64 » Thu Mar 22, 2012 4:37 pm

I think I prefer the left side as well. Both sides are brilliant though.
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Re: The Swarm (Thorpe Park)

Postby Simba » Wed Apr 04, 2012 1:14 pm

Here's a good video of The Swarm by ukrides
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Re: The Swarm (Thorpe Park)

Postby Thekingin64 » Wed Apr 04, 2012 3:43 pm

Are you just going through Youtube finding Swarm POVs Simba? Seems like it. :)
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Re: The Swarm (Thorpe Park)

Postby Simba » Wed Apr 04, 2012 4:02 pm

Thekingin64 wrote:Are you just going through Youtube finding Swarm POVs Simba? Seems like it. :)

Nope, I had just checked ukrides.info and found that they had done video for The Swarm.
I will be recording my own video of The Swarm hopefully tomorrow.
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