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Old 10-09-2012, 11:01 AM   #316
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When did you ride, what were the wait times like, and did you have FOTL?

We really want to ride this at least once, just need to plan on when as we only have 1 day for both parks this trip.
I stayed on property and had express access, so I didn't have any wait. However, on the day we visited, we had breakfast at Boulangerie around 10 am and as I sat there for about 30 minutes watching, I saw the wait time jump from 15 minutes to 35 minutes.
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Old 10-09-2012, 11:34 AM   #317
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Thanks for the replies. Sounds like being at gate opening and heading straight to Despicable Me is the plan. Then we can hit the other US rides (Mummy, MIB, E.T., etc.)
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Old 11-05-2012, 11:20 PM   #318
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Seems the lines have gone down quite a bit for this. Rode first thing in the morning with hardly a wait. Later in the evening the line time said 15 minutes. We ended up only riding it once. IT was cute and fun, but DD prefers riding Mummy over and over and over.
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Old 11-27-2012, 09:31 AM   #319
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Leaving next week So excited to ride the new Despicable me attraction! Quick question, I saw in the promo pics around the time the ride opened Gru and the girls characters in the park, are they still there? Do they do m&g or autographs? Thanks
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Old 11-27-2012, 12:06 PM   #320
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in october, there was a mini type of parade.
dancing, music, interactions with the crowds.

it was set up over by Mels/Horror Make Up show during set times in the day.
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Old 11-28-2012, 03:07 PM   #321
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We saw the DM float in the parade 2 weeks ago, but did not see any meet & greets throughout the day... Not sure about that one.

It baffled me how difficult people apparently find it to follow the loading instructions for the ride. I could never be a ride attendant on this one... Ugh.
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Old 12-11-2012, 04:20 PM   #322
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I loved the ride. I recently went during my Thanksgiving break. That ride was super fun!
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Old 12-26-2012, 03:04 PM   #323
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Any updates on wait times for this ride - just wondering what it has been like over the holidays. This would give us an idea of what it will be like over busy spring break. Thanks!
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Old 12-26-2012, 06:41 PM   #324
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i know it's not a holiday update but on thurs dec 6th we walked on at 3 pm. loved the themeing, preshow videos and the ride. got my pic with the minions but you have to be ready they are only out a short time and then we waited for hte next round to end to see them again. loved the gift shop as well
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Old 01-03-2013, 03:04 PM   #325
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Currently standing in express line and have been in line for 20 minutes with no ride in sight.
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Old 01-04-2013, 05:31 AM   #326
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well the express line took us 40 minutes to go through and I never got to ride rip ride rocket because the line was long, hopefully better luck today.
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Old 01-04-2013, 06:39 AM   #327
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well the express line took us 40 minutes to go through and I never got to ride rip ride rocket because the line was long, hopefully better luck today.
Wow...40 minutes for DM with Express? There must have been an issue with the attraction. Either that or the holiday travellers are still here.
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Old 02-07-2013, 11:10 PM   #328
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HEY YOU BIG PHAT TWINKIE MINIONS....
We're headed back For our first USO Mardi Gras! Get the beads ready!?..and save me some of those mud bugs.

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Old 02-08-2013, 06:56 AM   #329
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HEY YOU BIG PHAT TWINKIE MINIONS....
We're headed back For our first USO Mardi Gras! Get the beads ready!?..and save me some of those mud bugs.

Going to the parade tomorrow night...it should be fun!
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Going to the parade tomorrow night...it should be fun!
MUST. SEE. PICTURES.
We are TOTAL NOOBIES when it comes to Universal's Mardi Gras, so this will be a one-shot, hit-or-miss trip for us, so I'm gonna be "cramming" for info!

NO APRIL SHOWERS! Hoping for good weather!
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