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Postby jedimaster1227 » Sat Jan 31, 2009 8:10 pm

Today I've got some photos of the remaining track in the vacant lot where Rip, Ride, Rockit's storage has been for quite some time. It seems there isn't too much left to go, though I haven't been back inside of the park to see the physical construction (that should come soon).
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Every day of the school week I am welcomed by this view...
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And progress greets me every morning that I pass...
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The number of remaining track pieces is dwindling.
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A full view of the remaining track (save a few pieces behind the piles of dirt)...
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Not too long until this is all gone...
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Postby BuschSchoe » Sat Jan 31, 2009 8:32 pm

Thats a pretty different view of Universal Orlando!
Thanks for all of these photos/updates jedimaster1227!

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Postby CoasterEricHP » Sun Feb 01, 2009 10:45 am

Wow.. the concert stage looks great! I love the kind of retro look going on.

Also http://www.discoveruniversal.com/webcam.cfm has a webcam. The quality isn't the greatest though.. looks like a support for the lift or the first "not a loop" element is up though.
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Universal to giveaway 100,000 free tickets on Superbowl Sun!

Postby Raider82 » Sun Feb 01, 2009 10:46 am

Just found this on the Universal Orlando website, as I was checking it out to see if they had their Superbowl Ad up yet.

The first 100,000 people to enter at http://www.universalheroes.com/ after the Superbowl Ad will win a free 7-day ticket!

Just thought I would give the heads up to everyone, have your computers ready while you watch the Superbowl!

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Good Luck Everyone! Hope everyone wins some free tickets.

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Postby Fork » Sun Feb 01, 2009 10:51 am

They're giving away free tickets all day, basically. The Superbowl ad first aired around 12pm, and will continue to air in intervals throughout the rest of the day. There are 100,000 free tickets available in the 'entry window' between each airing of the commercial.

If you are one of the first one hundred thousand (100,000) individuals to register for the Giveaway following each live broadcast of the Universal Heroes Free Ticket Giveaway television commercial and before a subsequent live broadcast of the Universal Heroes Free Ticket Giveaway television commercial, you automatically will receive one (1) Universal Orlando 2-Park Seven Day Unlimited Ticket ("Ticket"), subject to verification of non-duplicate registrations.

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Postby Fork » Sun Feb 01, 2009 10:53 am

That's just the same part of the lift tower that's been up since December. There hasn't been any track/support work in the past week.

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Postby jarmor » Sun Feb 01, 2009 10:58 am

hummm...should I ditch work for this???
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Postby Speeddeamon128 » Sun Feb 01, 2009 11:15 am

It looks like there is still a lot of track lying around.
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Postby Homer » Sun Feb 01, 2009 11:18 am

Hell yeah, registered. Essentially a free AP for me. :)
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Postby niiicolaaah » Sun Feb 01, 2009 11:19 am

I wasn't planning on watching the Superbowl but.... crap! Now I have to!!
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