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  • 0
    DonaldDouglasandToby6

    Ooooh boy, I'm not looking forward to this one. I mean, this came right after the series got a sort of reboot with Season 8. Season 8 was boring, but still ok. This was.... reaally boring. Alright, let's note some good stuff in it... which sadly isn't very much.

    First off, I personally like the Sodor Airport. It would be a neat location and you could've even brought Tiger Moth here if you wanted to. (But that's just wishful thinking. :P) So yeah, the new location was cool. ..to be honest, I found nothing else interesting about this movie. I'm sure people will say having Daisy or Derek or Lady is great, but here's the thing: all three aren't on screen for very long, and only one affected the plot.

    Now the bad stuff, and this list is a loot lo…

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  • 2
    SirHandel27

    BEFORE YOU READ THIS: I wrote this when the DVD was first released, but I kinda forgot to post it :P Anyways, enjoy! :D

    So guys, the first look into season 18, and all I can say is, well, WOW! What does this mean, let me explain. Firstly, before we get to the fab stories, lets talk about the animation. Nitrogen is getting way better with stuff. In s17 and KOTR we saw some improvements, such as the points at Brendam, and many places and faces returned. However, although no places as such returned (yet) I'm really glad to see what has happened. They have almost given Sodor a 'makeover'. Earlier, we saw how Knapford had gained a new track layout, well, it seems this wasn't the only place. Drayaw, Kellsthorpe, Maron, Bluffs Cove Junction and th…

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  • 5
    DarthShaymin14

    Most people seem to hate the new Trackmaster redesign. I honestly like it, other than Diesel 10's model. Edward's messed-up rods are an easy fix. What do you guys think of the new redesign?

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  • 0
    773348

    Not a good way on Sodor?

    July 22, 2014 by 773348

    What Sodor railway thing do you think it is not a good idea? Misbehaive Get embarrassed Fail Be Rude

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    DuckFan98

    Toby

    July 22, 2014 by DuckFan98

    Warning: this blog post will contain mild spoilers.

    DISCLAIMER: This blog post represents the views of the writer ONLY. It does not represent the opinions of the TTTE fanbase as a whole.

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    In my mind, poor old Toby has had a pretty rough lot in the last ten years or so, and what I'm wondering is: for a character who received so much attention from both Wilbert and Christopher Awdry, why is that the case?

    The first inkling that something might be wrong first appeared in 1998, with the episode Toby's Discovery, in which Toby is terrified of "The Old Warrior", which turned out to be a marketing tool — I mean, Bertram. Sorry.

    The point is, Toby is an old engine. He should have dismissed Thomas' story …

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  • 0
    ElsbridgeStationFan1995

    As you know, I love the Mini Books written by Christopher Awdry, Illustrated by Ken Stott and narrated by Ron Haddrick and Andrew Sachs. But I was wondering who would your favourite be? (Samples at the bottom of the page). I like Ron Haddrick the best because of the way he tells the story excellent.



    • Andrew Sachs
    • Ron Haddrick
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  • 0
    1655tug

    Does anyone have any suggestions to what crane Cranky is based on? In the SIF interview with Robert Gauld-Galliers he says "Cranky was based and designed on photo reference of various cranes from the late 20’s through to the early 50’s". If you have found any images on the internet of cranes similar to Cranky leave the web address below. Thanks!

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  • 4
    PinkiePie2004

    Why?

    July 17, 2014 by PinkiePie2004

    Why TnP Timothy and Toad had Wooden Buffers??? Why? WHY?!

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  • 0
    Sugar Rush Speedway

    I decided that I would redo my Season 17 reviews journal, since I'm no longer satisfied with my older one. :P

    So anyways, I plan on doing reviews on all of the newer seasons from Season 17 and onward. I have no intentions to be reviewing the older seasons, however I do plan on reviewing certain episodes from different seasons. With that said and out of the way, here are my opinions on the Season 17 episodes, starting with the first wave of episodes.

    1. Kevin's Cranky Friend:

    Plot synopsis: Kevin is sent to help out at Brendam Docks with the increasing workload, however he only succeeds in agitating Cranky even when he's being helpful.

    My opinions: A good opener for a great season. Kevin, rather then being his clumsy, idiotic self he was in pre…

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  • 14
    BiggestThomasFan

    Since my blog asking users about their least favorite season was popular in the last few days, I decided I'd do another one similar to it, but asking users about their least favorite movie in the Thomas series.

    Anyway, what is your least favorite Thomas movie? Mine is Thomas and the Magic Railroad because it didn't focus on Thomas and the other engines that much and I don't think some of the voices the engines had in that movie suited them.



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  • 12
    ThomasSirHandel

    I don't think this has been asked before. What is your favorite look of the series? What it means is what is your favorite look of the models or CGI series. I like the seasons 3/4 models and sets the best because they give the series the classic felling the most and they look the most realistic.

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  • 1
    TheodoreTugboat101

    Who do you want to ruturn.

    Stepney is my favortive character besides Oliver.

    I know Big City Engine is rude but him and Spencer would be good friends.

    The Diesel only had one role and he is also my favortive Diesel.

    I have friends who are Thomas fans that just forgot about these three engines and until there Take n Play models came out.

    So who do you want to ruturn in Season 18.

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  • 22
    Thomasfan

    Check User Rights

    July 12, 2014 by Thomasfan

    Hey all! I'm back to represent the staff as a whole in asking you what you think about making another staff position. This one will allow us to be able to check the IP addresses of our users so that we can find sock accounts. As you all know, we have a bit of a problem with users joining the chat only to cause trouble. We ban them as fast as we can, but they usually come back not long after with a different account and we have to start the process all over again. With this right, we will be able to find accounts with matching IP addresses and ban them much more quickly.

    So what do you guys think? Should we add the right? Or should we not? Vote below! And if you have a question, concern, or comment, leave them below!

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  • 11
    TrainsThatTalk

    Ok, so a lot of people have been doing blog posts about movies, so here's another one, what movie did you like? Or which movie is your favorite? Why? What about the movie or storyline made it so appealing to you? What's something you didn't like about the movie? My favorite has to be Thomas and the Magic Railroad (Yea, I know someone's gonna disagree, we all have different opinions!) I liked how the characters each had a different voice rather than the narrator voicing them. The set designs seemed more lively and vibrant, as well as the engines. Each engine had a unique contribution to the movie. The movie also had the good moral, (Little engines CAN do big things/Little Kids can do BIG things) I felt like the movie lacked something impor…

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  • 18
    TheBlueSunil

    Opinions on Logan

    July 11, 2014 by TheBlueSunil

    Hello everyone! This is a blog I am making to tell my opinions on the new engine Logan. As we all know, he was to be unveiled on July 7th, but was postpone for two days due to unknown reasons. We actually saw his WR model and his book, Logan and the Big Blue Engines, before his actual promo. When he was revealed, we could tell something was not right. The promo was not CGI, it was the book style of CGI. This was confusing, but we then found out he was book and set only, not going to be in the TVS. Some people are glad, as he looked a bit weird, but others wanted to see what they would do with him in the TVS. So with all that said, here are my thoughts on this situation.

    • First talking about his livery and appearance, his colors just seem …
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  • 30
    BiggestThomasFan

    Here is a poll that I don't think anyone has done. Which season of the show is your least favorite? Or in other words, which season do you dislike the most? Personally, I think Season 13 is the worst because it has more episode that I don't like than any other season.



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  • 16
    DonaldDouglasandToby6

    Like I said in my Misty Island Rescue review, I think this movie is the worst of the Thomas films. I'll try to be fair as I know a few people who like this movie, but to be honest, I still don't like this movie. This actually has more problems than MIR, so let's hop to it.

    First off, I should point out that the darn title pretty much has the biggest problem. "Thomas and the Magic Railroad." Two things. One, Thomas is barely even in the movie; sure he's in the climax, but he doesn't do much at all. Second, railROAD! I get this was supposed to be made for Americans, but if that's the case, why didn't they just release it only in America? Other countries would not get the American terms and Shining Time. Oh yeah, this is a crossover. Another b…

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  • 15
    DonaldDouglasandToby6

    Often Misty Island Rescue is listed as the worst Thomas movie ever. Since it's release in 2010, there have been controversy surrounding the movie. Is it as bad as people think? Well.... let's take a look.

    To be honest, the movie does have some legit stuff in it, I'll admit. The first thing is the suspense. When I first watched it, I did feel invested in Thomas wanting to leave but couldn't find a way. (Granted, Misty Island is so out of control I think we'll want everybody to escape there anyway. XD)  There is drama as well, even if it's.... forced. (Yeah, count every Percy pouting scene in the movie.) The music is just brilliant. Sure some of it's like Pirates of the Caribbean, but so what? Pirates of the Caribbean in Thomas the Tank Engin…

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  • 6
    PrincetonD5

    CSX

    July 3, 2014 by PrincetonD5

    So, as stated on my profile, i live near a railroad. It's a CSX owned railroad. It really helped me grow up and inspired me to watch thomas

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  • 1
    Nightmare studios

    If you take a look my profile page you will see that Johnny Morris is my least favorite RWS narrator. In fact he would be #10 of I were to make a list and include RWS narrators. Anyway here are the reasons.

    1. the quality of the recored - I know what your thinking why quality, that does not have anything to do with him. Actually it does. A reason why I don't like it is you hear the record spinning and you hear a sound like paper being crumbled up. So I might enjoy it more if that was not there.

    2. His added in whistle and chuffing sounds - I don't like this because if someone can not read and wants to hear the RWS he will hear the puffing and chuffing sounds. Also I find it annoying, enough said.

    3 The narration itself - Honestly he sounds li…

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  • 23
    NaiveYellow

    Favourite Season

    June 30, 2014 by NaiveYellow

    I've been wondering, what is all of you's favourite season?

    My favourite season is Season 5. The reason why I like it is because it has so much action. There's literally a disaster in every single episode, at least, that's what I think. Each story is fun and exciting. Although I must admit, some episodes do indeed lack realism, but then again, nothing is perfect. The stories are really fast-paced and I enjoy all of them very much.

    So tell me which season is your favourite by voting or commenting below!

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  • 4
    1655tug

    I was wondering what brands they used to make the trucks? I have heard one of the brands was Tenmille. Do you know any more? Thanks.

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  • 13
    EdGeorgenCody

    Recently, there has been a lot of talk concerning returning characters. So I'm going to talk about the characters that you all believe would have a role in the new CGI Series. Request characters in the comments below.

    NOTE: No talking about characters that have already returned (that includes Trevor, Duncan, and the Scottish Twins)


    So let's talk about the most popular choice for a returnee at the moment; BoCo the Diesel Engine. For those who don't know, BoCo is a diesel introduced in The Diseasel as an engine to help out on Edward's Branch Line and provide a decent foil to Bill and Ben. He kind of plays the "straight man" to the rest of the cast due to his sensible nature and sense of humor. However, in all his years since his introduction, …


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  • 10
    JeffTracy1

    Ok, as we all know, Calling All Engines was released back in 2005, it was the first in a line of 1 hour long specials that would later become something HIT would do every year. Yeah, we pretty much know how it goes after Calling All Engines, so I'll just cut to the chase. During my 4 months of being part of this wiki, I have found that many different users have their own opinions on Episodes, Specials etc, and I can totally respect their thoughts. Many users seem to favour the other specials over Calling All Engines, some even believe Thomas and The Magic Railroad was better (And as stated before, I respect other peoples views on things). So I decided to create a blog post on Calling All Engines, maybe you'll even change your own opinion a…

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  • 4
    1655tug

    I have never seen a real coal hopper like the ones used in the second to fifth seasons of Thomas. But I have seen real coal hoppers like the one in the sixth season with the truck hoist. If you have seen one of these coal hoppers that featured in seasons 1-5 on a railway or in a old photograph leave a comment or picture. Many thanks.

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  • 6
    Butchthelorryfan

    Note - As With My Previous blog I am still new to this, Please Tell Me If I've made any mistakes


    I have been Passsed 50 edits for a while now but still havn't been on chat, what do people talk about? Is they're a Page on rules? etc etc. All help would be amazing

    Thank You!!

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  • 0
    1655tug

    When Diesel is in the yard struggling with the trucks there is a shot of him front-on where he comes close to the camera. In that shot you can see the derailed truck Diesel is trying to pull on the left of the screen, the derailed truck is touching the buffers. I think there was a scene was filmed where the truck knocks over those buffers.

    Plus when Duck pulls up alongside Diesel you can see the derailed truck resting against the buffers.

    Then throughout some of the scenes after this you can see workmen sorting out the buffers like the last shot of Diesel towing the breakdown train away, when he clears the screen you see the trucks for a splits second and the workmen are around the buffers.

    Do you think they might have filmed a scene of the t…

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  • 14
    TheBlueSunil

    This blog post is dedicated to my thoughts and opinions on the upcoming special Tale of the Brave. From what the two trailers show, this movie looks to be really cool! I really cannot wait for September!! So here are my thoughts and opinions on what I think so far, and I am saying, if you don't want to be spoiled, there are some minor spoilers here, so be cautious.

    • I really am looking forward to meeting the new characters Timothy and Gator. The seem like they could be really interesting. Marion and Reg don't have that much appeal to me, but this opinion could change after the movie.
    • I also can't wait to see what Duck and Oliver's roles could be. Oliver is almost guaranteed one, because of the Wooden Railway 2-pack "Oliver's Fossil Freight…
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  • 14
    BiggestThomasFan

    I've heard some people say that Ringo Starr is the best out of all the narrators, but I've also heard some say that Michael Angelis is. But who do you like better out of the two? Please vote below. Also, I personally like Ringo Starr better.



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  • 6
    1655tug


    I was wondering if the sheds seen around Sodor are based on any real sheds as I have never seen one. Thanks!

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  • 7
    BiggestThomasFan

    Since my Duck vs. Oliver blog was quite popular, I thought I do another blog like that with different characters. This time I did one with everyone's favorite set of twin engines - Donald & Douglas and Bill & Ben. Which of these twin engines do you like better? Personally, I like Bill & Ben better because I like most of the episodes they've starred in (like The Diseasel, One Good Turn and Bill or Ben?).



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  • 5
    1655tug


    The image on the right is from the Season 5 song: The Night Train and is called Thomas,PercyandthePostTrain2.png but I don't think its from Thomas, Percy and the Post Train.


    I think the footage was filmed during Season 5 because it shows Thomas with Mail trucks passing through the same location from Something in the Air that Henry is in when the narrator says Henry was far away in a cloud of steam.

    But what season 5 episode is the image of Thomas from because you don't see Thomas pulling the post train in that season. I was wondering if Thomas was going to have a cameo in Oliver's Find because thats the only Season 5 episode to have the mail trucks in.

    So what do you think? I'm definite that its not from Thomas, Percy and the Post Train.

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  • 9
    Sodortrainz123

    Hi guys!

    I assume a lot of you guys out there have read the original railway series, but if you had one choice to bring back an engine (or engines) or railway to the tv series who would it be?

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  • 9
    GordonHenryandJamesfan1992

    Of course you guys know, especially those who were on chat as of June 10th 2014 at 2:32 pm, I am not too pleased at the new design for TrackMaster. As a matter of fact, I am rather disgusted. They could have done better with the engines. It made the range look rather ugly and technically, older collectors wouldn't want to see that. I also feel sorry for little children who have to deal with the range. This causes me to REALLY want Plarail to come back to the US. Of course Fisher-Price is gonna have to do the range and I want to see all the characters and rolling stock (from the RWS to S18) along with the attachment of tender engines to their tenders like the old days back with TOMY. I also want the roads back. So I want to ask a question. …

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  • 6
    ElsbridgeStationFan1995

    As you know I think Michael Angelis was excellent in Season 5 but some people prefer Alec Baldwin. Personally I hate his narrations but who do you think does it better?


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  • 5
    Sodortrainz123

    Hey Guys!

    By now, I think most of you have seen the new design on trackmaster

    So, What do you guys of them, I do like Gator, the new engine and Timothy's Models, but the rest look a bit, cheap.

    Anyway,tell me your thoughts, Oh and, One more thing, who do you guys think the new engine is, Logan or Samson.

    Signing Off,

    sTainz

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  • 4
    RWS1992

    Hey guys, RWS1992 here.

    As we all know, since the show switched to full CGI starting with Hero of the Rails, individual voice actors have been providing voices for the characters. I have made a poll and would like to know who your favorite voice actors in the CGI series (both Nitrogen and Arc eras). Please feel free to vote and comment. My personal favorites are Martin Sherman and David Menkin due to the youthful tones that they give to Thomas, Percy, and Jack.

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  • 0
    Thekidster23

    last week

    June 8, 2014 by Thekidster23

    last week I was sick so I could not do much now I feel much better

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  • 0
    James the Train Lover

    Hey Guys, It's James the Train Lover. I have a weird question to ask. If the engines were built by humans, how did they get their faces? That's an un-answered question I want to find the answer of. :P

    But seriously, how?

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  • 17
    Finn Tracy

    Since my previous blog, Connor vs Caitlin, became quite popular, I have decided to make another one, featuring three new characters: Logan, Skiff and Samson. They are all new characters, but some may be working titles, like it s rumoured Skiff changed into Timothy. This blog isn't really fan fiction, I'm just trying to learn other people all I know about these engines, and I'm trying to learn more myself too, so please don't delete it.


    Logan is rumoured to be a steam shunter who looks like a diesel. Dinos and Discoveries; Look at the picture. That could be him, not? And what about the dinos... Since there is going to be a wooden railway set with a dinosaur skeleton that is based of the Tale of the Brave, it could be possible that this might…


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  • 0
    ElsbridgeStationFan1995

    I have been thinking since RS played Mr. Conductor, Michael Angelis should have played Mr. Conductor at some point on STS, he could have played GC Mr. Conductor's Brother or cousin and tell stories from Season 3 or 4. But what do you think?

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  • 13
    1655tug

    I think Michael Angelis is the best narrator ever and doesn't get the credit he deserves. I think seasons 3, 4 he told the stories in such an enthusiastic way like when he sung the Pop goes Olly song in Toad Stands By. In season 5 I think he peaked and was on top form. Anyone else think he is the best?

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  • 2
    Oliver11GWR

    So how do you take a YouTube video and implement it as a theme instrumental on a character page?  I tried my best but couldn't figure it out.  Please comment.  Thanks, Oliver.

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  • 0
    1655tug

    Where do you think the photographs taken of each and every scene of Thomas kept?

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  • 2
    Jonathan Asiamah



    Hello, everyone. This is Jonathan Asiamah-Acheampong. Apologies if i haven't been active lately. I was busy on DeviantART. I was creating some Thomas stories on my DA page. I like to write good stories with good morals in.


    I am currently writing a second DA movie called Thomas' Summertime Adventure, a sequel to Thomas' Springtime Adventure. It will once again feature characters from Thomas the Tank Engine and The Magic Roundabout. It will have a use of characters in each role.



    After that, I'll be writing Thomas' Halloween Adventure during Autumn and Thomas' Christmas Adventure during Winter.



    I really like reading and writing, not forgetting using my imagination. I feel like a Thomas writer when it comes to stories. I even use introductions fo…








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  • 1
    ModelTrainFan4472

    IF THESE PAGES ARE GOING TO BE INTO ARTICLES, LEAVE IT TO THE ADMINS, THEY WILL PROBALY KNOW WHAT IT IS. If you know about them, please leave a comment. What are these books?

    • http://www.chinesebookshop.com/english/thomas-friends-very-smart-james-simplified-chinese-pinyin-book.html
    • http://www.chinesebookshop.com/english/thomas-friends-sandy-singing-chinese-pinyin-book.html
    • http://www.amazon.com/Thomas-Friends-Boastful-Chinese-Edition/dp/7115201382
    • http://www.amazon.com/Thomas-Friends-Duncan-Adventurer-Chinese/dp/7115209219
    • http://www.amazon.com/Thomas-Friends-Coaches-Chinese-Edition/dp/7115209189
    • http://www.amazon.com/Thomas-Friends-Firework-Display-Chinese/dp/7115209324
    • http://www.amazon.com/Billy-Thomas-friends-Level-Chinese-Edition/dp/71152436…
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  • 0
    Thomasnumber1

    Thomas and friends is a great show but there is one episode that is 100% cooler than all the other episodes and that is Toad's adventure well to start of it is like busy going backwards but not a terrible crash and Toad finally but he brakes on that is all from me and I will see you next time (2 more weeks for the Q&A questions)

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  • 0
    1655tug

    A lot of the sound effects used in Thomas I've heard in other programmes and films. The crash sound effect for instance I found out that it's actually the sound of a car crash and I've heard it used in Top Gear (series 18 episode 3 

    http://www.topgear.com/uk/videos/the-sweeney-film-part-1-series-18-episode-3

    at 06:59)

    But where have you heard some of the sound effects used for Thomas? It could be the sound of the trucks coupling to each other which I have always wondered what that sound actually is. So let me know.

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    ElsbridgeStationFan1995

    Hello its ESF1995 and I wanted to discuss something worse than Miller, you should'nt be hating on her as much as one writer in particular and that is Neil Ben. He wrote a million billion times worse than Miller and yet all the hate goes on her. I mean Wonky Whistle was worse than all of Miller's episodes put together and yet no one thinks he's worthy of all that hate???


    So I say to you, think about it, even Sharon Miller writes better than this stupid guy.

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  • 0
    Thomas Chuggington

    Hey guys, Thomas Chuggington here, and I want to ask you guys a question. 

    So, recently, we have seen an engine named Scruff. Then, we saw LUke, Paxton, Gator, and more recently, an engine who resembles Neil. Who thinks we are getting too many green engines?

    I think Andrew Brenner really likes the color green. So for those of you wanting BoCo, Daisy or Trevor to return, just you wait. :) 

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