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General Discussion - Hagrid's Magical Creature Motorbike Adventure

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

  1. SpatulaShack

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    Not telling people in line the anticipated opening time and just saying "this afternoon" is a little ridiculous.
     
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    Agreed. I feel like this pushes people in one of two directions:

    1. Your entire day is focused on riding Hagrid’s, plus maybe a few others before close.

    2. Enjoy the rest of the park, but it’s not guaranteed that you’ll be able to get on Hagrid’s.

    Maybe for us locals (AP) it’s not the worst thing in the world, but I can see how this would severely damper the experience for vacationers.

    I suppose we’ll see how the next few days unfold with this new strategy...
     
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    Joe aka TestTrack321 Staff Member Moderator

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    What if they don’t do the ride controls? *thinking emoji*
     
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    When we learned intamin was building this im not gonna lie i said to myself "oh that means they must have reassured universal of some amazing new tech" because surely they wouldn't be going down this road again.

    Pfft
     
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    I would imagine JW coaster is more in their wheelhouse. Standard multi-launch blitz coaster, which they have an hour or so down I-4. I doubt they're gonna have to worry about 7 launches and 10 trains with the next installation.

    Unless they're so bad that they didn't do the controls on Cheetah Hunt...?
     
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    About to start loading the queue, or at least people were cheering/they were bringing out ropes to connect the queue when I walked by.
     
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    I hope to god this thing runs smooth today or so help them. Also is it just me or did the BIO thread just disappear???:oO:
     
  9. SpatulaShack

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    Chances of it running smoothly are slim given the rain scheduled to arrive in an hour or so. Every day for the next few weeks, they will be opening right as the rains come in.

    It appears the line has started to move.

     
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  10. OLSinFLA

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    I wonder if they decided no Virtual Line since people have it confused with current system and don't seem to understand that it just gives you a time to get back in line and not bypass the wait. (Of course, with weather delays that could be too). But almost every person who comments on the VL assumes it means you'll walk up and get in, which is not what Universal stated.
     
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    Yes, If its not open you cannot queue.
     
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    Well that's not accurate. Per twitter people have been queued inside Sinbad since 10am today.
     
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    There was also a post on here at 8:30 am saying they were letting people line up.
     
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    Sorry, I wasn't saying that is whats happening just that is a better idea than allowing an external queue... IMO
     
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    Yeah they were letting people queue as soon as they let people inside of ioa before opening
     
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    I'm almost ti the last room before queue
     
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    Well the bad thunderstorms are projected to arrive in 2 hours, so let’s see what happens. Ride still isn’t up in the app.

    Edit: someone on twitter said they walked through the arches and wait is set at 180, but not sure if it’s running yet.
     
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    Is this attraction getting express by Oct/Nov?
     
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    Nothing has been announced at all about when Express will be added.
     
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    Poof!
     
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