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General Discussion - Hagrid's Magical Creature Motorbike Adventure

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

  1. Tbad556

    Tbad556 Veteran Member

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    10-4. Weren’t really any people walking by me to exit, so was hopeful, but not surprised.

    EDIT: Another “could be an hour” spiel.
     
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  2. Alicia

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    It’s getting like 1050 an hour when it’s running well—but since it’s only open for like 5 hours a day it’s not making for good daily numbers.

    Since opening it’s seen around 4,000 riders per day. One day was 7,100 and another was 1,800, but the average is around 4K a day.

    Like @Mad Dog said, today I wrote about what capacity has been so far. Even at 6 trains, if they ran all day it’d be a lot better overall. At 8 trains, which I’ve heard was the intended goal for right now, and a faster dispatch, they could be at 18,000 riders a day.
     
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  3. Stewie_Griffin

    Stewie_Griffin Newcomer

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    We had an announcement in line about 6:15 or so, that they were adding a train to accommodate more riders. I don't know how many trains were running before that. We waited about 3 hours total. Got in line about 4:15. They had a tech just sitting at the end of the loading platform right before the turn. It was pretty funny. Hagrid's Magical Creatures indeed.
     
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  4. JungleSkip

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    So it’s basically Gringotts 2.0
     
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  5. Mad Dog

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    yes, the similarities with Gringotts' opening are striking. The difference though is that Gringotts, though loved now, was getting some really bad reviews because of the waits & breakdowns, and the people expecting more of a pure coaster experience being disappointed. Hagrid's though, seems to be getting universal acclaim from those that have rode it, even though waits were long.
     
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  6. Joe

    Joe aka TestTrack321 Staff Member Moderator

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    Eh this has better output.
     
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  7. glocon

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    We’ll be there in about 5 weeks... I hope they figure this thing out soon.... SO excited to ride!
     
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    Those people are highly annoying.

    That said- around 5:33 there is a great video of the evac in the forest and those trees look amazing.
     
  9. Tbad556

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    Queue has been flushed and express passes were given.
     
  10. askimos

    askimos Newcomer

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    Getting to the parks now, so I’ll try to post about opening and wait times for our dear friend Hagrid.
     
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  11. Coasted

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    Is currently delayed
    9:23am US time;

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  12. Mad Dog

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    I thought it's not supposed to open until around noon for the next couple of weeks, per Universal's announcement.
     
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    Yea, “midday”. Been letting people into real queue around 11:15. Letting people onto the ride by noon. At least over the last few days anyway.
     
  14. Coasted

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    Thanks, I didn’t realize;
    perhaps UOR app could say “opens at noon”
    instead of “delayed”
    as gives unnecessarily negative impression
     
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    It does say that on the app once you click on the ride
     
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    Not necessarily noon though, “midday”.
     
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    If you wake up at noon and go to sleep at midnight then 6pm is midday. Lol
     
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    Is oddly presented;
    - open app says “delayed”
    - click on ride says “delayed”
    - go to description says “delayed”
    but yes;
    - scroll / read narrative says “midday”
    - There is an ALERT for ride opening! Nice

    ps the clock is UK time

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  20. askimos

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    In line, was told it opened without seeing it in the app yet.
     
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