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General Discussion - Hagrid's Magical Creature Motorbike Adventure

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

  1. Mad Dog

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    Good point. Since the dryer weather of the past few weeks, Hagrids has been running at a pretty standard rate, short of the one time bee issue.
     
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    The following Disney attractions had issues during their first year: Test Track, Universe of Energy, Spaceship Earth, WDW's Pirates, Journey into Imagination, Everest, Space Mountain, 80% of DL, etc. People complain, then people forget....
     
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  3. Joe

    Joe aka TestTrack321 Staff Member Moderator

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    Ok lets move on y'all, we've exhausted this over two pages and not making any progress on anything. If someone feels the need to discuss this more start a new topic.
     
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    Anecdotally this seems inaccurate. I don't have the data but a small sample shows that MK is open many more hours than Islands. When I was there Islands closed at 7:00 pm on a friday. Disney was open to 12:00am. I wish there was a website that tracked operating hours but so be it. I'll move on.
     
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    Except for some very slow days, IOA has been closing at 8 or 9 for most of the year. Just about every day (except Grad nights and private parties) from mid March up until a couple of Sept days it had 8 or 9 O'clock closings. Yes, this is very different than past years, but they have been trending in that direction for the past couple of years, slowly but surely. Yes, MK is open more hours than IOA, but not as many as Disneyland (that was what I had stated for comparison). MK 'used' to be open until 11:00 and midnight routinely, but that is no longer the case. It probably closes at 9:00 Pm more days than any other closing time.
     
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    On my trip coming up in November, both studios and islands closes by 7 PM every night.
     
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    Yes, mid Nov. is quite slow at Universal as is first part of Dec. , the parks generally close early those weeks. I was able to track back to mid March and there's been less than a dozen days IOA closed before 8 or 9 o'clock, and those were primarily Grad Nights and park buyouts, where in reality they were open for those later. They're open till 8 or 9 through the remainder of Sept. & Oct. also for the most part). Big difference from a few years back when they would close 5, 6, or 7 except for high summer and holidays. They're still not quite at WDW level, but they're close now.
     
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    Just because Disney is currently only open a little later than Universal doesn’t say that one didn’t decrease and the other increase their hours.

    MK used to regularly be open past midnight to normal day guests.

    UOR used to consistently close by 6 (7 at the latest).

    Now both resorts hover at closing around 9-10pm for closing.
     
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    Yup, and MNSSHP used was open until 1am.

    MK opens earlier for hotel guests, but closing times are much closer now.
     
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    yes....that's the point I was making in my first post on the subject. :thumbsup:
     
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    The lack of late openings at Disney is the number one way you know they are full of crap when they claim price hikes have anything to do with controlling crowds. I cant say I have been to many earlier closing days at universal where it felt too crowded to not be open later.
     
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    Y’all, get back on topic
     
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    Question?
     
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    ^ Pretty sure the word you're looking for is "anything else"
     
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    Thank you!! Been driving me crazy.
     

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