Universal Orlando Resort (USO, IOA) Discussion Thread

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Postby cfc » Sat Apr 14, 2012 8:24 pm

But would stick your head in Doc Brown's mouth for a photo? I think not.
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Postby Meteornotes » Sat Apr 14, 2012 10:44 pm

^Now that you mention it...

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Re: Universal Orlando Resort (USO, IOA) Discussion Thread

Postby The Yeti » Sat Apr 14, 2012 11:31 pm

tycampbell wrote:Went to the park today, I noticed jurassic parks river adventure gates are taken down. (the main gates you enter while on the ride) Is this normal?


I'm pretty sure it was like that a year ago when I went...they used to be there, not sure if they took them out permanently or if they remove the doors around this time of the year for some sort of rehab. Some times the doors would be there, but they'd stay open and other times they'd open right on cue - but maybe it's just easier that they're gone.

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Re: Universal Orlando Resort (USO, IOA) Discussion Thread

Postby coasterfreak101 » Sun Apr 15, 2012 12:41 pm

^The doors were there and opening for individual boats in January. Must be a maintenance thing that they do between the spring break and summer seasons, maybe?
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Re: Universal Orlando Resort (USO, IOA) Discussion Thread

Postby tycampbell » Sun Apr 15, 2012 5:01 pm

I went two weeks ago and they were there. Went saturday and they were gone.I remember looking at the doors and they looked in good shape .....BUT while riding saturday it was off course. The crate came down before the lift way before we were under it. So maybe it was off sequence or something and they were forced to take the doors down?
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Re: Universal Orlando Resort (USO, IOA) Discussion Thread

Postby simtanic8 » Wed Apr 18, 2012 8:46 am

I went to the Studios side Sunday and rode Rocket, and is it me or has that coaster gone from smooth to rough in a year? I remember riding it not too long ago and the ride was really smooth, got nice air time and no headaches. When I rode it I was being flung out of my seat throughout the entire ride. :vekoma:

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Re: Universal Orlando Resort (USO, IOA) Discussion Thread

Postby PAL » Wed Apr 18, 2012 10:50 am

^The ride quality depends on the row and the train. We recently managed about 20 rides over the course of a week. Rows 5 and 6 rattled the most. The center of each train seemed to give the smoothest ride.

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Re: Universal Orlando Resort (USO, IOA) Discussion Thread

Postby eddytheviper » Wed Apr 18, 2012 3:08 pm

^^ I've been on it countless times now and yes, there are certainly trains to avoid and rows to avoid too.

It seems like the 2 back rows in any of them will cause the ride to suck pretty bad but, in some cases it's completely intolerable.
There was one video of me just the whole time screaming get me outta thing thing, was pretty funny must be said :lmao:

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Re: Universal Orlando Resort (USO, IOA) Discussion Thread

Postby jedimaster1227 » Thu Apr 19, 2012 12:23 pm

Change the scheme, Alter the mood! Electrify the boys and girls if you would be so kind!

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Re: Universal Orlando Resort (USO, IOA) Discussion Thread

Postby King_K. » Sat Apr 21, 2012 9:58 pm

Seems the q-bot rumors were true.

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