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Fantasy Island Plans
Posted By Aly on Thursday 17th April 2008 @ 8:20 PM | Filed Under: General Park News

Fantasy Island Plans

Island Quest has gained access of copys of plans for Fantasy Island.

Included within these plans are the blueprints for the planned 'Hammerhead Coaster' - A ride which was welcomed by all in the theme park community but was then pulled by the manufacturer Vekoma due to design and reliablity issues.

Also we exlusively reveal how the park has planning permission to build a proper car park on the site of the exiting overflow carpark (currently just a grass field).

To view these plans, as well as a general overview copy of the park masterplan visit our forum community, where you can also have your say. Simply click on the 'Discuss' link below.

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Happy New Year!
Posted By Aly on Tuesday 1st January 2008 @ 12:01 AM | Filed Under: Misc

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year, and all the best for 2008 form the entire team here at Island Quest!

2007 has been an incredable year for us all here at Island Quest and we certainly know that 2008 can only get even better!

All The Beast for 2008!

Island Quest Team Announced
Posted By Aly on Wednesday 24th October 2007 @ 1:49 AM | Filed Under: IQ News

Island Quest Team Announced

Island Quest would proudly like to announce its new staffing structure as of 24th October 2007. This new staff team will carry Island Quest forward and into 2008 and continue the growth of the site during the latter part of 2007.

Island Quests New Staff Team:

Island Quest Founder & Developer Barry Harley

Island Quest General Manager Aly McInulty

Island Quest Manager & Administrator Chris Chapman

Island Quest Site & Forum Staff Member Richie Johnson

Island Quest Site & Forum Staff Member Justin Keefe

Island Quest Site Developer James Isaac

With the team now finalised, it's hope that the stability which is now reflected in the staff team will be the key stone over the course of the next few months during the final development of Island Quest.

Both the site team page and contact information for staff members will be updated within the next week.

Spooky Quest...

Don't be scared! Well in fact do be scared... seems like the zombies that were running around Island Quest have aptly renamed the site team on the forum!

Sit back, it's fright time at Spooky Quest!

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Forums Back Online
Posted By Aly on Tuesday 16th October 2007 @ 9:45 PM | Filed Under: IQ News

Forums Back Online

Please be aware that the Island Quest forums are currently offline due to severe server issues.

Our Technical Support Teams are aware of the problem and hope to have it fixed as soon as possible. We would be grateful if all members and guests could bare with us during this technical problem.

Please do not e-mail the Island Quest Team informing us of this problem. We are aware of the problem as previously stated and are currently taking active measures to resolve it as soon as possible.

We hope to have a normal level of service restored soon.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused over the past few days but the Island Quest forums are now back online. Feel free to resume logging your off season musings. Also, the IQ forums will be launching Spooky Quest, to celebrate Halloween in style.

Last Updated: 20:02 20/10/2007

Welcome Back: New Forums
Posted By Aly on Monday 6th August 2007 @ 4:01 AM | Filed Under: IQ News

Welcome Back: New Forums

The Island Quest Community is now back online! In the 4 days we have been offline, Barry and the rest of the site team have managed to transform the forums by upgrading the software and add some impressive new features for members to enjoy.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank members for their patience whilst we transfered to our new forums, however I'm confident you will enjoy the many benefits the new forums have to offer.

At this point in time, I would like to stress to members that there is no need to re-register as all user accounts and related posts have been transfered over from the previous forums.

The main structure of the forum hasn't changed that much however there is some noticeable changes, for example the User Control Panel; where members can keep more control of their account.

A selection of other new benefits are listed below:

- Ability to create a friends list.
- Reported/blacklisted posts util.
- Moderator control panel.
- User control panel.
- Ability to block someone.
- A utility to bookmark topics.
- Add attachment files to posts.
- A completely overhauled admin panel that offers more control over the board than the current.
- Quick search feature.
- Auto delete function of zero posting members.
- Cleaner interface.

Island Quest as a whole is near completion and to aid the growth of the site as a whole, when the rest of the site comes online it was felt that a new forums was required. The previous forum had various coding errors and operated using seriously outdated forum software.

Island Quest now boasts the latest in forums technology. Integrated into the forums are many new features including the Arcade Room, Friends List, and neatly organised sub forums which break down what used to be large forums into smaller forums.

These new forums represent our dedication in making Island Quest one of the most enjoyable and fun theme park guide sites to be part of. It also represents the continued investment into the site and brand and increasing the enjoyment our users experience.

So go on, have fun and get posting, as we may have brand new forums, however without you; our loyal members, this community would be nothing.

Thanks once again for your support. Enjoy your forum.

Kind Regards,

Island Quest
Forum Team

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