Universal Studios/IOA Orlando: General Discussion

Discussion in 'Rest of the World Parks and Attractions' started by Alastair, 6th Aug 2012.

  1. spinba11

    spinba11 TowersStreet Member

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    The boarding procedure is the same as Rip Ride Rockit, the highest train count I know of the top of my head that I’ve experienced is Saw at Thorpe.
     
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    Don't Eurosat & Mir run an insane number of trains?
     
  3. John

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    Mir is up to 8 (out of 9) old Sat was 6 (of 7), not sure about CCC.

    According to Wikipedia, Florida's Space Mountain can run 13 trains on each side for a total of 26 (with up to 30 available, presumably there's always at least a couple undergoing maintenance). Seems plausible given how odd that ride system is
     
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    Gringotts apparently has 11 according to Wikipedia.
     
  5. spinba11

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    Gringotts certainly wasn’t running 11 when I was there at the beginning of the year as there was long gaps between the trains.
     
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    I didn't think it would run all of them in all honesty.
     
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    Gringotts was pretty consistent when I went September last year dont remember seeing much of a gap
     
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    Queue walk through and off-ride!



    One interesting thing to note is the conveyor station. Didn't know the ride was getting one.
     
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    The queue this morning. Nah you're alright.
     
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    I'm sorry, but no. This is not worth an 8 hour queue!!
     
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    An 8 hour queue?

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    According to the app, it's now on a staggering..600 minutes :eek::eek: Great day for getting on all the other rides though.
     
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    The ride will have a virtual queue system which starts tomorrow, once the queue line is full they activate the virtual system. You have to have the app and then scan in when in the park to join. Once it’s your turn you can then join the main queue. This will avoid these ridiculously long lines.

    I can only assume they are not using it today (when announced the system they said would start the second day of operation) is to ensure they get the headlines for size of the queue.
     
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    Pre-show and FULL ride: (Spoiler alert)

     
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    Wow, that was annoying to listen to.
    Can't really judge much from a mostly black POV, but at least there are actual animatronics!!! for once! :D
     
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    Yeah, sorry, forgot to mention about the constant screaming. :oops::p
     
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    I’ve looked online but can’t find an answer, what’s the throughput?
     
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    Have a daytime POV:
    Wow, Universal! Looks even better in the daytime!
     
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    Supposedly around 2000 people per hour
     
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    OK, that's pretty damn sweet.
     
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