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Old 07-25-2010, 10:28 PM   #91
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Im 6'2" and about 270 FJ was first ride ever I could not get on at any theme park. I could get two clicks but they require three. It may just be me but walking through the cue of FJ is interesting even if you dont get to ride, but they have ruined the dueling dragons cue forever.
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Old 07-26-2010, 08:38 AM   #92
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Can't even start to say how worried I am about not fitting on this ride, i'm becoming obsessed I think.

I'm from uk and couldnt get onto one of our theme park rides (never had a problem in Orlando), I was so mortified by this.

Been loosing some weight, even joined the gym, but now don't even think i'm brave enough to see if i fit into the test seat...... I'm a US size 20 with big *** and thighs.... If i could I would probably cancel the holiday only got 10 more weeks to loose weight.
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These more recent reports are quite heartening. I'm fairly confident that I will fit at 5' 11" 265 lbs. I'd planned to be hitting the treadmill and making a serious effort at losing weight right now, but a pretty nasty toe injury has sidelined my efforts for the moment. I'm hoping to get the clearance (and be sufficiently pain-free) to hit the treadmill soon anyway. But I'm must more hopeful that I'll be able to ride than I was the first few weeks after the ride opened.
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Old 07-26-2010, 10:59 AM   #94
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but they have ruined the dueling dragons cue forever.
They ruined it even if you fit. They just plastered over everything and threw a few flags in, like they just used every good idea they had in the new buildings and ran out of things to use here. Perhaps that is a stopgap to make sure they opened on the promised date and they will fix it later but for now that is the only part about the expansion that ended up being worse than it was before they "improved" IT.
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Old 07-26-2010, 11:34 AM   #95
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If you have 10 weeks you can lose a good 30 pounds or more before then. I would use this as motivation. Just count your calories, eat 1200 a day. Do you have a smart phone? Sparkpeople.com has a great application, or you can use the website, to track your calories. And walk 30 minutes a day and you will get there, I promise!

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Can't even start to say how worried I am about not fitting on this ride, i'm becoming obsessed I think.

I'm from uk and couldnt get onto one of our theme park rides (never had a problem in Orlando), I was so mortified by this.

Been loosing some weight, even joined the gym, but now don't even think i'm brave enough to see if i fit into the test seat...... I'm a US size 20 with big *** and thighs.... If i could I would probably cancel the holiday only got 10 more weeks to loose weight.
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Old 07-26-2010, 02:07 PM   #96
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They ruined it even if you fit. They just plastered over everything and threw a few flags in, like they just used every good idea they had in the new buildings and ran out of things to use here. Perhaps that is a stopgap to make sure they opened on the promised date and they will fix it later but for now that is the only part about the expansion that ended up being worse than it was before they "improved" IT.

Yes I fit on Dueling Dragons and yeah I dont understand why they had to plaster over all the skulls and stuff in the walls. Dont the Dragons in Harry Potter kill people also? And the only semi cool effect put in the cue the hanging candles is also used on FJ so its not even special to that cue.
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Yes I fit on Dueling Dragons and yeah I dont understand why they had to plaster over all the skulls and stuff in the walls. Dont the Dragons in Harry Potter kill people also? And the only semi cool effect put in the cue the hanging candles is also used on FJ so its not even special to that cue.
I hope they add some stuff to the Dragon Challenge queue in the future but I'm not going to hold my breath.
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Old 07-27-2010, 10:14 PM   #98
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i have really been worried as to if i will fit. i am 5'4 207 pounds, wear a large t-shirts that fits loosely and a size 14 jean from american eagle. i have a little bit of a gut but other than than my weight is evenly distributed partyl due to playing college softball. pretty much nothing in the **** or butt department lol
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anyone?
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Old 07-28-2010, 11:13 AM   #100
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anyone?

I think it's hard for anyone to answer based on weight and height only. It's where you carry your weight that matters.


I'm 5'3" and weigh about 215 and am shaped like a pear. Always have been kinda curvy. I'm in the process of losing some inches, but at my age, the ole' metabolism doesn't work as well as it used to, and my health issues prevents me from much exercise, so it's a very slow process.

My goal is to be below 200 by November and I have high hopes that I can achieve it. Even so, there's no guarantee that I'll be able to fit on FJ. It's still going to depend on how my derriere fits into that seat... dang it!

If my rear can slide far enough back into the seat, then that overhead harness just might clear my upper body. Of course, then I have to worry about how low I can lower the harness onto my thighs to get those infamous 3 clicks. (heavy sigh)
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I've read the magic number is 48". As long as you are less than 48" around the waist, hips, and chest, you should be fine. That's what I've heard at least.

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I think it's hard for anyone to answer based on weight and height only. It's where you carry your weight that matters.


I'm 5'3" and weigh about 215 and am shaped like a pear. Always have been kinda curvy. I'm in the process of losing some inches, but at my age, the ole' metabolism doesn't work as well as it used to, and my health issues prevents me from much exercise, so it's a very slow process.

My goal is to be below 200 by November and I have high hopes that I can achieve it. Even so, there's no guarantee that I'll be able to fit on FJ. It's still going to depend on how my derriere fits into that seat... dang it!

If my rear can slide far enough back into the seat, then that overhead harness just might clear my upper body. Of course, then I have to worry about how low I can lower the harness onto my thighs to get those infamous 3 clicks. (heavy sigh)
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I've read the magic number is 48". As long as you are less than 48" around the waist, hips, and chest, you should be fine. That's what I've heard at least.
Well... I should be ok under that criteria.

BTW: Don't know why I keep saying I'm shaped like a pear.. that's not true at all. I'm more like an over-sized hourglass.
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Old 07-28-2010, 03:34 PM   #103
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Another success story here. Wife is ~235 and 5'5", size 20-22. Did not fit in test seats last night, and fretted she wouldn't make it this morning. Slightly tight, but good enough! Posted to give others hope also. Lesson is to not go by outside test seats--they are not as forgiving.
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Another success story here. Wife is ~235 and 5'5", size 20-22. Did not fit in test seats last night, and fretted she wouldn't make it this morning. Slightly tight, but good enough! Posted to give others hope also. Lesson is to not go by outside test seats--they are not as forgiving.
Sure would be nice if they would recalibrate the outside test seats.
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Another success story here. Wife is ~235 and 5'5", size 20-22. Did not fit in test seats last night, and fretted she wouldn't make it this morning. Slightly tight, but good enough! Posted to give others hope also. Lesson is to not go by outside test seats--they are not as forgiving.
Thanks! This gives me hope! Where was it tight on her?
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