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Old 09-09-2012, 01:37 PM   #16
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when you check into the hotel, the brochures and literature will state that the guest's express line perk is not valid for hhn.

there will be a sign on the table in your hotel room that states that also.
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Old 09-14-2012, 04:55 AM   #17
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HHN is a separate beast. You can bet that this year, NO NIGHT IS SAFE! It's going to be busy every single night of the event..guaranteed. Buy the express, especially if you're only going one night.
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Old 09-14-2012, 05:25 PM   #18
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HHN is a separate beast. You can bet that this year, NO NIGHT IS SAFE! It's going to be busy every single night of the event..guaranteed. Buy the express, especially if you're only going one night.
i always buy the express pass for hhn.
usually the promo where one price covers multiple nights.

i figure it like having car insurance.
you might not need it but when you do, it is well worth it.


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Old 09-15-2012, 01:13 AM   #19
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i always buy the express pass for hhn.
usually the promo where one price covers multiple nights.

i figure it like having car insurance.
you might not need it but when you do, it is well worth it.


It only takes one night to be there and realize you're going to need it, then find out that they are sold out for the night.

It's kinda like that old cliche "you want to know why a divorce is so expensive? because it's worth it."

Personally, I'll never go without express again. I got stuck during Maximum Carnage waiting over 2 hours in virtually every line.
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i always buy the express pass for hhn.
usually the promo where one price covers multiple nights.

i figure it like having car insurance.
you might not need it but when you do, it is well worth it.


Absolutely right. But I'm somewhat of a local....I most always see every house opening night, and if I come back I usually always do Stay and Scream. So for people like me, Express...while it's nice...is just one more thing I have to pay for.
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Absolutely right. But I'm somewhat of a local....I most always see every house opening night, and if I come back I usually always do Stay and Scream. So for people like me, Express...while it's nice...is just one more thing I have to pay for.

if i lived local, i guess i would do it your way and hit hhn many more nights in the park.

i go annually just for hhn.
completely and totally addicted to hhn.........

after what i drop ($4600) on just the basics for the trip, i have to guarantee being able to do every house and show in the park when i go.

i'll be doing 4/5 nights this year but still want the express pass.
the ROF w/ex is a cheap way for me to do hhn this year.


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Absolutely right. But I'm somewhat of a local....I most always see every house opening night, and if I come back I usually always do Stay and Scream. So for people like me, Express...while it's nice...is just one more thing I have to pay for.
That's why I'm not paying the extra bucks this year for Express.
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Unrelated, but raven do you priceline at all? We save a load on hotels. Staying opening weekend at four pointes for less than $100.

I can completely agree with getting express if your time is limited.
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Unrelated, but raven do you priceline at all? We save a load on hotels. Staying opening weekend at four pointes for less than $100.

I can completely agree with getting express if your time is limited.
i only priceline when i go to the east coast.
i know, it is cheaper that way.


i go solo to florida and avoid renting a car.
stay onsite at the motherland then switch to the darkside hotels using private car service.

if i venture offsite, i use car service or meet up with a friend that has a car.

i only go that route due to security issues.
had some problems in the past so started to travel differently.


staying onsite at the darkside during hhn, works best for me.
simple to get back to the hotel instead of traveling to an offsite one, late at night.


i don't like paying high prices but it's better than sitting at home missing the hhn event.

one day i will hit HOS.
a couple years back i had plans with a homie but plans changed and no HOS that year.

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