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General Discussion - Hagrid's Magical Creature Motorbike Adventure

Discussion in 'Islands of Adventure' started by Joe, Jun 10, 2019.

  1. Frankyg123

    Frankyg123 Newcomer

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    Wow. The boxes moving out of the way was truly magical! Were those drones inside??
     
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    That was super fun...I imagine they used drones

    Also, I love how short and sweet that all was...Now I will envy everyone for the rest of the night haha
     
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    jtsalien Hello. I'm the Doctor. Basically, run. Premium Member

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    Question for @BrianG and other who rode today about the ceiling in the stables before loading...

     
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  5. Brian G.

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    We’re done here. Well try to get all the goodies up ASAP.
     
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  7. Brian G.

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  9. Brian G.

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    Since I'll be up for a while..

    AMA about the ride - (Spoiler-Lite please)
     
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  10. Spaulding

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    Bike or side-car? Which did you prefer?
     
  11. Imperius

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    How does Fluffy look riding by? And do you slow down in front?
     
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  12. Doug A.

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    Favorite part of the attraction ie: specific section or overall and were you surprised by anything riding?
     
  13. Brian G.

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    Bike. The sensation of "driving" adds a level of thrill. The sidecar, since it sits a bit lower, adds a bit more oomph on the backward part.

    Looks great. You slow down compared to the other parts - but it's still very quick. Looks great at night, too.

    The last launch. I was surprised at the amount of movement certain AA's had. I expected a bit of a basic approach, but several figures have a lot more to it than a simple tilt or a slight movement.
     
  14. Imperius

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    Well, I might have to suck it up and visit Universal in the summer. Gonna be a hard wait until September.
     
  15. Nick

    Nick Staff Member Moderator

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    The queue has been the only area where i've heard complaints/negatives from TMs... what were your thoughts on it?
     
  16. Brian G.

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    I think they might be overblown, IMO. It has some neat effects and cool looking rooms; and anyone who thinks is just Dragons queue 3.0 is nuts. There are maybe a couple of spots that are "familiar", specifically the first circular room (where the Cup was) and the cave hallways, but even that was touched up and redone.

    It's A+ with theme, but I gotta think about its ranking in the UO catalog.
     
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    Second best launch? 3rd and 4th?
     
  18. Brian G.

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    Um, I guess the initial launch?
     
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    Ok. The one after the "figure 8 if you will" looks a lil punchy. And how's the backwards launch?
     
  20. Ryan

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    Do most of the launches feel like true acceleration or are some just keeping speed?
     

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