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Skull Island: Reign of Kong - General Discussion

Discussion in 'Islands of Adventure' started by Drew, May 6, 2015.

  1. shiekra38

    shiekra38 Veteran Member

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    This ride is consistently an hour plus wait time during most days

    Have they been running under capacity?
     
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    My little brother went to UO and I asked him what his favorite ride was, and to my surprise he said Kong. The GP love him man.
     
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    I love this. It creates a real layer of depth within the park.
     
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    Haven't read anything on this ride since it opened, can anyone give me a rundown on whether the ride experience is still like it was at opening? All effects still working, outdoor bypass still operational, scare actors still in queue?
     
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    Basically, all's still the same. Usually just one scare actor. But no other changes that I've noticed, and I ride it a lot.
     
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    Is it possible to get a different narrator?
     
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    are you referring to drivers? They use all the drivers now. I believe there's 5 different ones.
     
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    Ok thanks :)
     
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    I got my first different driver last time - we sat right behind "Becky" and had much fun at her expense.
     
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    We went on the backstage tour a couple of weeks ago, and he told us that you can request which driver you want. I think the only one we haven't had is Jinx, because that RV was out for maintenance.
     
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    Jinx is the best one!
     
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    Interesting to note that the GP loves Kong yet Fast and Furious is a ride with the exact ride system but universally despised by everyone.
     
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    Because the system fits Kong. Not so much F&F.
     
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    Kong added a cool queue, addition to the story, and a post-animatronic. Thats in addition to better projection and animation. F&F is simply the hollywood tram show, with nothing added. Oh, and Kong has something F&F lacks --- an ending!
     
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    Kong oozes quality from queue to exit. Fast and Furious oozes ... something else.
     
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    Fair points, Kong feels like a jungle expedition while "Part Bus" isn't even a bus.
     
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    Kong has story, sets, AAs, an outdoor section and a phenominal queue...The totality of the expereience makes is much more succesful as a ride

    F&F is a lift and extract from the tram tour
     
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