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Old 05-15-2009, 04:04 PM   #136
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The first full test run was last night folks. And it went OK. They hope to have two cars out by June 20th and four cars out by July 4th.
Anyone hae photos, videos, I'm sure someone saw it from Citywalk.
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Old 05-15-2009, 08:40 PM   #137
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Anyone hae photos, videos, I'm sure someone saw it from Citywalk.
Friend of mine works at Citywalk, told him to let me know if he sees anything going on, I'll have to call him up, think he's working tonight..
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Old 05-15-2009, 09:53 PM   #138
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The first full test run was last night folks. And it went OK. They hope to have two cars out by June 20th and four cars out by July 4th.
Great! Two questions:

1. Are you saying that soft openings will start by June 20th? Cause I'm heading up to Orlando June 22-24.

2. When are they planning on testing the ride during the day?
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Old 05-15-2009, 09:57 PM   #139
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Great! Two questions:

1. Are you saying that soft openings will start by June 20th? Cause I'm heading up to Orlando June 22-24.

2. When are they planning on testing the ride during the day?
1. This is what they are shooting for.

2. I do not know when they are planning on testing during the day.
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Old 05-15-2009, 10:17 PM   #140
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The first full test run was last night folks. And it went OK. They hope to have two cars out by June 20th and four cars out by July 4th.
Why four cars by July 4th? My understanding was there were 7 trains of 2 cars each.

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1. This is what they are shooting for.

2. I do not know when they are planning on testing during the day.
BTW, how did you know that testing started last night?
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Old 05-16-2009, 12:16 AM   #142
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Why four cars by July 4th? My understanding was there were 7 trains of 2 cars each.

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I don't know.. I just wanted to post the little news that I found out today. I do not know everything.
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Old 05-16-2009, 12:26 AM   #143
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I don't know.. I just wanted to post the little news that I found out today. I do not know everything.
It could also be that they will add the remaining cars later. I don't know.
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Old 05-16-2009, 12:32 AM   #144
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I just saw a commercial for HRRR on tv down here in Texas, where I'm visiting. It's the first Universal Studios's commercial I've seen since I've been down here. I was used to seeing numerous commercials a day in Orlando.
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Old 05-16-2009, 08:24 AM   #145
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Here is a link to a decent picture of one of the trains:

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Old 05-16-2009, 09:30 AM   #146
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Why four cars by July 4th? My understanding was there were 7 trains of 2 cars each.

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Here's the another from Screamscape. It says up to 4 trains on the coaster at any one time.

Adrenaline pumping and music thumping, you find yourself heading straight toward the sky. Suddenly, you are doing 65 mph, 17 stories over Universal Studios. Gasping with excitement, you rock out to a song you picked before strapping in. And, it’s all on video. Once the adventure is over, you edit the video to send to your friends.
This is true high-tech, customizable, multi-sensory entertainment. Scheduled to open in spring 2009, Hollywood Rip, Ride, Rockit will stake its claim as the most technologically advanced roller coaster in the world. The Universal Creative team is combining audio and special effects engineering, sophisticated on- and off-board video and one-of-a-kind guest personalization to create a roller coaster experience unlike any other.
“This is the perfect intersection of the digital age and theme park entertainment,” said Mark Woodbury, President of Creative for Universal Parks & Resorts. “Hollywood Rip, Ride, Rockit blends roller coaster intensity and guest interaction in a way where no two experiences will be the same.”
Hollywood Rip, Ride, Rockit touts six near-miss moments and first-ever thrills including a record-breaking loop. Ride vehicles feature the brightest and most innovative color changing LEDs in the world. High-energy visual displays fill the queue line. With up to four ride vehicles on the tracks at any given time, and with concert lighting and special effects mixed in, Hollywood Rip, Ride, Rockit will be a true high-intensity, multi-sensory experience that is unmatched.
Guests can customize their ride experience by choosing what song will play while they’re on the roller coaster. LED boards in the queue lines will display song options from five genres (classic rock, rap, country, pop and disco). Once on-board, guests can choose their song or let the coaster’s digital sound system choose for them. When the ride is over, guests will be able to customize footage from their experience and compile it into a take-home music video.
Hollywood Rip, Ride, Rockit will be located near the Jimmy Neutron attraction traveling the southern perimeter of the Universal Studios theme park, over to the CityWalk lagoon and back.
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I've been watching this thread since it started and I am SO bummed this coaster won't be open for my upcoming trip


Has anyone seen the progress lately ?? any chance I could get lucky for a soft opening in 2 and a half weeks
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Old 05-19-2009, 05:57 PM   #148
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With all the rain we are getting this week,it may slow the contruction this week.So maybe further delays on the opening date..




I was doing some math on this ride.4 trains on the track at alltimes,12 people per car and load,ride and unload and reload=almost 900 people per hour!!
But I can still see waite times of 90min easly!!
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Old 05-19-2009, 06:56 PM   #150
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With all the rain we are getting this week,it may slow the contruction this week.So maybe further delays on the opening date..




I was doing some math on this ride.4 trains on the track at alltimes,12 people per car and load,ride and unload and reload=almost 900 people per hour!!
But I can still see waite times of 90min easly!!

i know the vacation homies aren't happy over the rain at the darkside but youse all really did need some rain.

are you going to ride with me when i get there donald?
or will have daisy ride with me.........


fotl=shorter wait times.......
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