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General Discussion - Hagrid's Magical Creature Motorbike Adventure

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

  1. Alicia

    Alicia Premium Member

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    Even in the back row? Lots more room in back row of that ride. I’m nearly 6ft tall and my legs hurt in front row from squeezing in. But in the back row my feet dangle and don’t touch the floor. Since it’s stadium seating.
     
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    OMG, I love and need this map! It's so beautiful... And it's probably just a gift for media :'(
     
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    Looks like soft opening tomorrow.
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    Are we sure that's just not what they had for TM previews? Hopefully they do have softs tomorrow, tho.

    EDIT: TM friends confirmed that sign has been there throughout TM previews, so it's not solid evidence of softs.
     
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    Yes, they had this sign up (back of house and in the queue) during TM previews. But who knows, maybe this could be a sign of things to happen soon for general guests......:) (This is a pure guess.)
     
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    I’m guessing the public was meant to see it at some stage if it mentions Express
     
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    The sign is up right now for media preview, as well:




    I'd bet they intended to have several days of technical rehearsals, but then those tech issues and delays happened, and here we are.
     
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    The middle ground between light and shadow...
    Universal should sell this.
     
  9. Yusuf

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    Theme Park Insider posted a queue walkthrough on YouTube and I was expecting to see the Hargid x Arthur Weasley Musion pre-show?
     
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    Random thought/question, but with a potentially 5 hour line tomorrow, how does the locker situation work? They probably don't have locker space for that many people. So if you start queuing at the front gate or wherever, will they let you hop out of line at the ride entrance to go to lockers? Or is it just tough luck, go back to the end of the 5 hour line?
     
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    If it's anything like Diagon's opening, it's tough luck. We're planning on going as light as possible with just ID/pass/credit card and our phones.
     
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    Line will likely route through one of two locker sections. Each has an entry on outside, and out door facing ride entrance.
     
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    It is somewhat funny that signs like these actually apply to every theme park attraction everywhere 365 days a year, whether it is new or not.
     
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    Years ago when I was technically working for Marquee Entertainment (seasonal) at UOR, I picked up a shift to work at HRRR and was placed by the test seat. It was extremely awkward having to size people up and then try and stop some of them to ask that they please check out the test seat just to be safe, but at the end of the day, nobody ever really took offense because I always explained to them in these terms: "I just don't want you to wait two hours to find out you can't ride". Many of them would be thankful that I stopped them to check because it gave them reassurance.
     
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    I’m guessing when you buy tickets, some where in the small writing, there’s wording to that effect.

    It’s one thing to have a soft opening, it’s another to show something in an advert that’s not possible.

    I assume that Disney only shows the disco yeti now.
     
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    As a big person, we like to pretend were taking photos to hide the embarrassment and desperation on our faces.
     
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    The one discomfort I've heard about the bikes is those with big feet. Limited space between the outside restraints and where your feet hang down.

    Haven't seen the video, but they are the pre-show. However it's almost immediately after entering the inside queue. So the video may have begun after.
     
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    Couple of questions, are the license plates a nod to the creative team and would Hagrid be able to ride Hagrid's Motorbike Adventure?
     
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    Hagrid would not be able to
     
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    So IOA is about to have three of the best rides in orlando in one park. Cool.
     

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