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Great Yarmouth (England)
Member Name: Xanadu Alx
Great Yarmouth (England)
Date: 19/04/01, updated on 19/04/01 (114 review reads)
Advantages: EVERYTHING!!! its REALLY tacky!
Disadvantages: you'll spend ALL your money on machines
I live in Cheshire but I went to visit my friend who lives in Norwich last week, well I thought it was Norwich but its actually nearer to Great Yarmouth. Anyway we were a bit knackered from a night on the booze in Norwich the night before so we decided to go to Great Yarmouth, now maybe its because I don't live near the sea but I got AMAZINGLY excited about Great Yarmouth when we first went....and sadly all the way through our night....It was WICKED!!! As soon as you go on to the promenade there are lights that obviousley aren't as good as Blackpool's illuminations, but the queues are shorter and its still wicked all the same, and the gambling places look just like Las Vegas to a poor deprived Cheshire girl like me....who also happens to be addicted to those machines that just so happen to be in the places such as "The mint"...
We parked up after I got REALLY excited about the lights and made them drive through them again.... then we went to the sea...but hang on....we have to just have a go on this machine first....oh, and this one...oh, and also this one....then we finally get to the sea, and its wicked....but time for more machines I think....so we go into the machine places....ALL of them...in one of them there are millionaire machines where you can win a jackpot of £1000...which isn't too bad...although I didn't win that I did win a QUALITY Noddy, a monkey and Preston from Wallace and Gromit (Wendolines dog) THEN we went for the Mandatory ice-cream that you HAVE to have at the sea side, no matter of the temperature....it was actually -699 in Great Yarmouth that night, but that didn't stop us from feasting upon Great Yarmouth's finiest ice creams in one of it's finest eateries...ok, a Mr Whippy in a little caff...which had olympic rings on the wall....why?? Then sadly we went home....if only we'd gone on a night when the Chuckle brothers were on! No, its true, they really are on there....book your tickets s
oon...I know you're dying to.
All in all Great Yarmouth is one of THE tackiest places EVER which is one of the things I love about it, because basically anything tacky and I love it...but Great Yarmouth is about something deeper than tack....oh, hang on, no it really isn't....but its loveable tack... the Norfolk folk may have laughed at me for loving Great Yarmouth so much, but they really don't appreciate how amazing it is, they really are lucky, my advice to you is take the kids, have an ice cream, play some bingo, win some toys for the kids....if you have the skill....this is a challenge...see if you can do better than me...if you can write it under the commentry.... and finish off your night with candy floss and hot doughnuts. lovely.
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