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Old 01-16-2013, 02:19 PM   #31
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I'm not the one that rode it 15 times. She did. I only rode it 7 times that day. I'm older than she is and yeah, I would lose a lot more than a bet if I did ride it 15 times.
Seven times is still a feat...I don't think I could do that anymore.
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Old 01-16-2013, 02:24 PM   #32
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Seven times is still a feat...I don't think I could do that anymore.
I edited my last post. You post quick. I might have done the 15 times had I not been on FJ and Dragon Challenge multiple times as well. And all without Express Pass. If/When we ever go back, we'll be going in December again.
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Old 01-16-2013, 03:08 PM   #33
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DSis rode Hulk 15 times in one day without express pass. I lost a bet that day.


DS and I rode Hippogriff 14 times in a row one morning and that was bad enough! It was later that day that I discovered he could ride things alone, and so when he decided to break that number on the Nuthouse Coaster, I sat on a bench!

He plans on 30 times this next trip. Have fun with that, kid!
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Old 01-17-2013, 10:52 AM   #34
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Thanks for the replies guys.

I am dizzy thinking about the number of times you guys can ride these things. I am lucky if I survive riding once.

Anyhooo... how about the 3rd day free for $140 for the park-park tickets. Any of you experts with an opinion as to whether I should act on that soon...or is it an offer that could last for months?
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Old 01-17-2013, 11:00 AM   #35
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I can see why people think it is a waste when you think about Disney FP. But its a more simple way to limit the wait times in lines.

We used them 4 years ago and we didn't even really feel that we needed them. The lines were so short (even though crowd calendars had us thinking different). It was a waste that trip. On our last trip last year, we didn't get them at all and had no problems with wait times at all. It really depends on how much time you have to devote to US and IOA, the time of year you go and your budget too!
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Old 01-17-2013, 11:07 AM   #36
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Anyhooo... how about the 3rd day free for $140 for the park-park tickets. Any of you experts with an opinion as to whether I should act on that soon...or is it an offer that could last for months?
Ticket specials can end at any time and w/o notification. If you want to take advantage of this deal, you should go ahead and purchase the tickets now.
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Old 01-17-2013, 11:12 AM   #37
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Thanks for the replies guys.

I am dizzy thinking about the number of times you guys can ride these things. I am lucky if I survive riding once.

Anyhooo... how about the 3rd day free for $140 for the park-park tickets. Any of you experts with an opinion as to whether I should act on that soon...or is it an offer that could last for months?
TIA.
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We are going the 1st week of March - I've looked at EP. Do you think we will need it?
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Old 01-23-2013, 01:46 PM   #39
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We are going the 1st week of March - I've looked at EP. Do you think we will need it?
wait until you are in the park before deciding if you need to buy them.
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wait until you are in the park before deciding if you need to buy them.
Does anyone have a list of which rides they are good for?
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Old 01-25-2013, 07:32 AM   #41
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Does anyone have a list of which rides they are good for?
They are not good for Forbidden Journey, Rip Ride Rockit, Pteranadon Flyers and for Ollivanders Wand Show.
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I'm not the one that rode it 15 times. She did. I only rode it 7 times that day. I'm older than she is and yeah, I would lose a lot more than a bet if I did ride it 15 times.

But while she was riding Hulk, I was over at WWoHP riding FJ (5 times) and Dragon Challenge (2 times on each). She only did FJ 2 times and one time on each at DC.
Although you lost the bet, you definitely had the better experience IMO!
5 X FJ + 2 (2 X DC) > 15 X Hulk !
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How about the first week of April? I heard it's spring break for some. I am traveling with my husband and two kids. I am planning to wait until the day of to buy an express pass if ever. Would the express pass (one ride max per attraction) be advisable or the unlimited version? Since my kids are younger they might not really go on all of the rides where express is available. So, is the express pass still worth it?

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How about the first week of April? I heard it's spring break for some. I am traveling with my husband and two kids. I am planning to wait until the day of to buy an express pass if ever. Would the express pass (one ride max per attraction) be advisable or the unlimited version? Since my kids are younger they might not really go on all of the rides where express is available. So, is the express pass still worth it?
My personal opinion is...unless you're planning on doing the majority of attractions then you should skip purchasing EPs. They can be pricey and unless you're going on everything, I wouldn't think its worth the money...but that's me.
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april will be busy in the parks.
not just the rides but the restrooms, restaurants, etc.


you can only use the purchased express pass once per ride/show.
there are three major rides and one show that do not have express lines.

express passes can increase in cost.
what you see now posted for that day and park could stay the same or rise.
depends on the crowds.

the larger the crowds, the higher cost for the ep's.
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