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Universal Studios Hollywood Announces an "Epic Transformation"

Discussion in 'Universal Orlando' started by sponono88, Apr 9, 2014.

  1. Disneyhead'71

    Disneyhead'71 Well-Known Member

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    raven24 Well-Known Member

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    Nope, I sure haven't. I was supposed to go for employee preview night with my sister last month, but she caught the flu bad (had to go to the hospital twice), so we had to skip it. I'm in no rush.

    If Angelenos planning to go are smart, they'd take the Metro Rail, as I can imagine how horrid the 101 will be both today and tomorrow.
     
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  3. Mike S

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    Even smarter, just go to Orlando ;)

    Less crowds and Diagon Alley :p
     
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    According to Inside Universal's Twitter, FJ is currently at a three hour wait.
     
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  5. Disneyhead'71

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    It will stay that way until Sept.
     
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  6. sponono88

    sponono88 Well-Known Member Original Poster

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    The projections, wowee! :eek: stunning.

     
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  7. IAmFloridaBorn

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    I fail to understand why this was a big deal.
     
  8. Mike S

    Mike S Well-Known Member

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    Orlando please, and make it nightly :)
     
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    I'd like one here too please! That is the best use of that tech I have seen yet.
     
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  10. BrianLo

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    Ya - they definitely need to make this a permanent thing. Akin to the Tree of Life Awakenings that is forthcoming. A special treat that happens every 20 minutes or so.

    Surprisingly, I'd say that is the best Universal night time extravaganza (even though it was 4 minutes) by miles!
     
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    You're joking, right?
     
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    He might be thinking along the lines of "it's been in Florida for almost six years. Why is this huge?" Not that I agree with him. Not everyone can make it here so this is great for you guys. Can't wait to hear your thoughts when you ride it. It blew my frickin mind when I rode it opening day :D
     
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    That was amazing. Definitely wasn't expecting the live orchestra...makes me wish I hadn't quit violin after three years of playing. Great use of tech and loved that they included the four houses.

    I get that, but it still doesn't make sense lol. Magic Kingdom came 16 years after Disneyland, but I'm sure people were still excited.

    Definitely looking forward to experiencing it for myself. Thank God I took some front of the line passes with me before I quit working at the park!
     
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  14. Mike S

    Mike S Well-Known Member

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    Did you ever learn the song they play at the end of Titanic? ;)
     
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    Just found out that was the legendary John Williams conducting the orchestra. And I wasn't there... DAMN.
     
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    Lol no, but I did learn Supercalifragilisticexpealidocious!
     
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  17. Mike S

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    Wow. That's what I call dedication.
     
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    It was definitely the hardest one for me to learn.
     
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    I get that sentiment. Been here in Orlsndo now for six years, and also on Japan now for over a year. You'd figure by now all the Potterheads have seen it.

    Then again, not everybody can afford the travel.
     
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    Based on what I heard from opening day, the Californians either DID travel to Florida or they just don't care all that much. Maybe it really isn't a big deal?
     

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