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King Kong Speculation Thread

Discussion in 'Islands of Adventure' started by USO92, Jun 28, 2013.

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  1. Milla4Prez66

    Milla4Prez66 Member

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    I'm loving how quickly Universal is getting this going, Diagon isn't even open yet and we're making some early progress on Kongstruction.
     
  2. Cole

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    LOL I want every item on the menu to have the word kong in it
    "Excuse me madame may I have some Kong Dong Whip with a side of Kong fries?"
     
  3. DragonSlayer

    DragonSlayer Choose Thy Fate... Premium Member

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    Great news! Thanks for the heads up Skip :cheers:
     
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    Long time lurker, first (real) comment lol. I'm really excited for this project. It will really show what the New Universal Creative can do outside Potter. Is it going to be as amazing as the rumors or is it going to be a show building that sticks out and doesn't quite fit in like Transformers? I'm also curious how the entrance to this area will be. Do you think Jurassic Park and Skull Island will be their own islands or do you think they will go the route of Universal Singapore and have one "Lost World" with Jurassic Park and Skull Island as sub lands.
     
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    It should be a fully theme show building, according to the rumors. And Hatetofly's original report said Kong would be seperate from Jurassic Park
     
  6. shiekra38

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    Welcome!
    First off..you're avatar makes me sad..good ole Enchanted Oak

    Second..As of right now we are in the dark, but wishful thinking (for me at least) is to have it be 'lost world'
     
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    DragonSlayer Choose Thy Fate... Premium Member

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    ^^ I can't answer your questions (although I like to think the answers will all be positive ones!) however I can and must congratulate you on an excellent avatar!

    Edit - Snap s38 haha! :)
     
  8. mahnamahna

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    Welcome!

    And I'd guess a pretty elaborate temple facade from what has been rumored. Shaping up to be a great addition to IOA! Can't say I'd want Lost World since Kong will be one ride only. Should just be separate
     
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    Welcome brotha, awesome pick for your avatar!!! I'm hoping the temple fits in with the jungle and able to see from the waterfront, I'm still wondering what they'll do with the JP gates though
     
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    That sounds inappropriate on many different levels...:stunned::rofl:
     
  11. mahnamahna

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    I'm already picturing some poor guy who asks his wife/GF... "Babe, do you want a Dong Whip?" :rofl: :lol: :P
     
  12. UniversalFreak

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    "Sure, honey. But don't forget to pull out your interactive wand first"
     
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    Thanks assh**es you made me do a spit take on my iPad, well done :lol: but anyways I'm definitely curious about the merch of this ride, what the hell are you going to sell besides kong stuffed animals?
     
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    Well Bananas in Pajamas of course!! :P don't forget Donkey Kong :lol:

    Really, I could see Kong hands being a hit with little kids. Maybe collectible, detailed models of Skull Island? Obviously, clothes and the usual stuff. I mean the unique banana-themed food and beverages in a food cart would probably be enough as far as unique goes. But I'd reckon Universal Creative has some great merch idea we never even thought of.
     
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    I don't know about bananas in pajamas but if they made banana pajamas I'll definitely buy that. Kong hands would be awesome. Can anybody who's been on the original kongfrontation tell me what they had at that gift shop?
     
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    Bananas in Pajamas is a 90s kids show... here's a link to the theme song - used to be obsessed with it when I was 3 or 4. It's pretty trippy :lol:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ysogK6v21I
     
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    I remember that lol, oh late 90s pre school TV. How incredibly weird you became in the passing stages of our lifes
     
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    Teletubbies, Blue's Clues, Bananas in Pajamas, Gullah Gullah Island, so out there :lol: only Yo Gabba Gabba gives similar vibes today.

    But thankfully Kong isn't weird :lol:
     
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    It's weird context wise but whoever said weird was bad? The merch is probably going to be incredibly weird too. I want kong masks and spears
     
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    I can see Kong busts and maybe an Empire State Building coin bank with Kong hanging off of it. As well as a bag of miniature plastic toys of the bugs and or other creatures from the ride, V-Rex toys, rubber toys of the dinosaurs, plush Kongs with roaring sound effects, etc.
     
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