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Postby coolcalicoaster » Wed Jun 03, 2009 4:42 pm

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Please...NO COUNTRY MUSIC!


Not even this song?


This song would work GREAT on HRRRRRRR, although every time I hear this song, I think Mystery Mine.


And this song would definately suit this coaster IMO.


I'm sure there are other country songs that would work on this ride...


Yeah, those are all god awful! :?r

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Postby HatetoFLY » Wed Jun 03, 2009 4:53 pm

^Oh please no, thousands of teenage girls standing in line to ride it over and over and over and screaming and crying during the ride no thanks ;)

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Postby cutebutpsycho96 » Wed Jun 03, 2009 7:14 pm

Oh geez, is this another HP vs. Twilight thing? Both are so different I don't know why anyone compares them! (this is coming from a HP and Twilight hardcore fan YES IT'S ALLOWED! :P )

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Postby Snicket » Wed Jun 03, 2009 11:45 pm

I have a lot of friends who hate Harry Potter, a lot of friends that love Harry Potter, a lot of friends that love Twilight, and a lot of friends that hate Twilight.

I get along with them just fine, though.

Personally, I love the Harry Potter series and hate Twilight. It's just because I believe that Twilight is poorly written and the characters have no depth...the complete opposite of Harry Potter.

Twilight does have a good story behind it, though.

Anyway...

The Harry Potter lovers and haters will just have to get along through this. This addition will be awesome. And maybe some of the haters will turn into fans.

I remember I used to hate the Jurassic Park book and movies until I rode River Adventure.

I don't think any Harry Potter fans will be disappointed, though. I'm certainly not disappointed so far...the facades are some of the most incredible facades for any theme park!

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Postby PCW_Nut » Thu Jun 04, 2009 7:02 am

cutebutpsycho96 wrote:Oh geez, is this another HP vs. Twilight thing? Both are so different I don't know why anyone compares them! (this is coming from a HP and Twilight hardcore fan YES IT'S ALLOWED! :P )


Never meant to start a VS....just they are both geared towards a certain age group and demographic...Harry Potter is much more universal though in terms of guys and girls being able to enjoy whereas Twilight is more girl oriented...however this is getting off topic.

Does everything think this will open in the time frame they've kind of hinted at?

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Postby Snicket » Thu Jun 04, 2009 7:32 am

I believe the contract states that the island must be open and fully functioning by June or July 2010.

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Postby Shellemonster » Thu Jun 04, 2009 8:36 am

I believe Andy Samberg said it best at the MTV movie awards, it went something like this... "So I made a bet with a friend backstage ... Twilight ... *!girls screaming!* ... I just won the bet."

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Postby jedimaster1227 » Thu Jun 04, 2009 11:17 am

Universal has released an official animation video which includes some POV footage for Hollywood Rip, Ride, Rockit, opening this Summer at Universal Studios Florida.

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Postby Lenaapple1974 » Thu Jun 04, 2009 11:22 am

^Um... ok. Guess I had to watch it to get it. I forgot it was on, turned it on midway, and once the preview of New Moon came on, I turned it off. Wolves, very upsetting. :( (Must search for Twilight topic)

Back to HP now, the detail on these buildings are wicked! I am so psyched to see this complete. I thought I was excited for HRRR.... There is so much to look at in this park, and not just ride. I really shouldn't be all to surprised by the detail I guess, considering all the other areas are heavily themed. IMO, this will be a great addition to the THEME PARK, for fans, and non fans. I agree, maybe this will make a non fan become a fan. I think the movies are getting kind of eh myself, and I like the first few movies. I have yet to read the books. The last one, I completely just don't like. I am hoping for a new found liking for the next movie.
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Postby netdvn » Thu Jun 04, 2009 11:37 am

It looks like the ride starts out very strong, but seems to lose its speed over the course of the layout... Maybe its because of all the MCBRs placed throughout the ride.

The layout is top notch though. I'm very impressed.
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