Hey guys. Ive been gone for a week. I was at Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure from Sunday to Thursday. I figured id give some insight into what went on.
We arrived in Orlando on Sunday about 2:30, and checked into our motel, a Motel 6 on Hwy 192, in front of Disney World. The hotel was clean, nice, and cheap. 33 a night. You cant beat that. We proceeded to Universal Studios at 3, and was disappointed to find out that it was only open from 9 to 7 the whole time we were there. Nevertheless, we decided to hit Studios to get some rides in.
The lines were short! We went on Shrek and liked it a lot. The moving chairs were fun and the story was great, you HAVE to catch the dirty little lines. Hehe. Afterwards, we rode Back To The Future, which wasnt as bumpy as I expected it to be. It was fun, except for the fact if you look to your left or right you may see other cars. Next, we rode Men In Black about 5 times, with my average score being about 300,000 without the bonus. Im too much of a dork. We then rode Jaws, which isnt scary but a respite from walking. Then we hit Twister and ate dinner at
Richters Burger. The burgers were very good and Billy pointed out the many hot chicks that happen to work at Universal.
We went back to Universal Studios to ride Revenge Of The Mummy., after hearing the many good things about it. There were no lines there. It was amazing. The queue line is amazing, very well themed. The crew was ultra funny as they hid behind posts and scared people, and as we got on the ride and prepared to ride off, the crew would say, "Thank you for your souls." To which I would reply, "See you in Hades." Awesome. I wont give spoilers for those who havent ridden it, but the coaster part is VERY awesome, as well as certain special effects. Monday, we rode it 17 times. Oh, we also hit up Earthquake, MIB about 5 more times, and Back To The Future twice. We ate at Finnegans, which was very good.
Islands Of Adventure time. Again, no wait time. So we went straight to Dueling Dragons. Ill be honest. Ive never ridden a looping roller coaster before. *yes, I WAS a wuss* This ride changed me. I got on Ice, and it blew me away. I got on Fire, and it blew me away even more. We were so thrilled we rode Fire and Ice a combined 35 times that day. The ride crew, we got along very well. I didnt see Lisa or Jeff though from this site. I asked for you two! Other than that, we rode the Hulk twice. We LOVEDapp we rode Jurassic Park and Spiderman, which were very fun. I dont even remember where we ate. So sue me.
No wait time. You know why? CAUSE IT WAS RAINING. Pouring down and soggy and completely terrible. We rode Dueling Dragons like 5 times. It was cold, wet and the water and wind whipped our faces around. So we went to Universal and rode Revenge of the Mummy about 3 times and Men in Black about 5. The wait times were bad for both because of course they are indoor attractions and it was RAINING. So we did single riders and still had a wait. We left early, around 3, and ate McDonalds and watched Law and Order at the motel. We are only 20, and lazy, so what do you expect.
Beautiful bright sunny day, with a load of wait times. We rode Dragons about 5 times, then waited in line for Hulk and everything else for a long time. It was fine though, as everything was fun. I must talk about Mythos resturant though. MY GOD. The atmosphere. The service. the food. Unbelieveable, i wont go into details and if you want them just tell me, but Robb is right. Un freaking believeable. The best food ive ever had, ever.
I dont feel like typing anymore so if you have any questions tell me!
Last edited by EpcotLova on Fri Mar 11, 2005 6:04 pm.
Yeah, we did. A lot of times. My friend had a funny shirt that said something about people with small brains shouldnt be walking around. He was bald, I had perky brown hair and dressed punky. We rode in the back a lot. You may have seen me, im sure!
I do remember talking a lot with one guy, he wears a black hat, really cool under his "work" hat, hes really hyper and jumps around a lot, i cant remember his name, but everytime we came back to ride he was like, "Youre banned from riding this." it was great.
Yup.. last day was yesterday *sniff*.. but I did get a few cool pictures I'll post in a second.
Tuesday.. I was there. I was on the Ice side all day.. actually.. Dave (Psyhcopuppet) and I were both on the Ice side all afternoon so I'm sure we ran into you! I do remember people that kept riding and riding so I'm sure one was prob you.
Glad you had a great time though. Definately be glad you came last week and not the next few weeks. Have fun with that Dave!
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