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

Tue Apr 03, 2018 8:40 am

Great to see something different (like not Walking Dead or Purge!) and a great property! I really hope they pull out all the stops and make this special.

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

Tue Apr 03, 2018 8:44 am

Fans of the series will get the chance to brave the Upside Down and confront the supernatural as each park debuts all-new mazes inspired by season one of the critically-acclaimed series.


It's interesting that they specifically state that the maze will be focused on season one, if I were a betting man I'd bet that they've secured the rights to this property for a couple of years.

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

Tue Apr 03, 2018 11:28 am

I haven't seen the show but I hear its really good. the thing about shows is they can do season after season, like the walking dead and American Horror Story. Should I watch the show or will it be self explanatory?

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

Tue Apr 03, 2018 12:02 pm

jarmor wrote:I haven't seen the show but I hear its really good. the thing about shows is they can do season after season, like the walking dead and American Horror Story. Should I watch the show or will it be self explanatory?


I'd recommend watching the show either way. But it feels like it'll be an attraction that you'd get a lot more out of if you had some familiarity with it.

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

Tue Apr 03, 2018 2:36 pm

Universal done did it. Stranger things is the ONE Intellectual property that could have woo'd me back after the B&T show was cancelled. I simply must visit that house.

Still not 100 percent getting Frequent Fear for the 5th year in a row, but I certainly just went from a "Might actually skip it this year and focus on Tampa Haunts/Not so Scary/Spooky Empire" to "Will at least buy the 2 night ticket".

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

Tue Apr 03, 2018 5:38 pm

So excited for this! Hope I can make it there this year!
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Re: Universal Orlando Resort (USO, IOA) Discussion Thread

Thu Apr 05, 2018 5:37 am

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Stranger Things is literally my favorite TV show ever made, so this is THE thing that's gonna drag me back to Universal. Can't wait!!

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

Thu Apr 05, 2018 7:20 am

Chiselphane wrote:
jarmor wrote:I haven't seen the show but I hear its really good. the thing about shows is they can do season after season, like the walking dead and American Horror Story. Should I watch the show or will it be self explanatory?


I'd recommend watching the show either way. But it feels like it'll be an attraction that you'd get a lot more out of if you had some familiarity with it.


They're basing the HHN stuff on the show's first season--watch at least that.

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

Thu Apr 05, 2018 8:06 am

Last year, during Toronto's Nuit Blanche (White Light) art festival, Netflix did an upside-down installation where they made everyone put on the white suits to enter (great souvenir as well).

It was really cool.

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Maybe Universal will do something similar. They gave out the suits at the start of the lines so you had tons of time to put them on.

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

Thu Apr 05, 2018 8:15 am

You're joking right?
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