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Old 05-31-2010, 08:03 PM   #2971
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This is what I've been told by many people at the hotel including a universal concierge who I really hit it off with. I'm told it is a minimum of two hours, they may increase because their has been so much demand and heat but its all a day of sort of thing.
It has been 4 hours exclusive access all weekend. Once the area is open to the GP, it will only be 1 hour exclusive access. The rest of the time it is open it will be with the general public.
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There is not one post that has said that everything was wonderful and/or FJ was groundbreaking/mindblowing. Not that you'd expect everything to be perfect right away, but you'd expect the "world" to be good.
Everything was wonderful.
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Old 05-31-2010, 08:06 PM   #2973
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There is not one post that has said that everything was wonderful and/or FJ was groundbreaking/mindblowing. Not that you'd expect everything to be perfect right away, but you'd expect the "world" to be good.
FJ was groundbreaking/mindblowing.
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Old 05-31-2010, 08:08 PM   #2974
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I have a feeling their is confusion coming from 2 hours of rides verse other open park times. It was not specified which one to me, and I was ignorant about everything I've now read about at that point to ask specifically about it. I'm assuming that they meant 2 hours opening for rides although would love to hear otherwise!
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FJ was groundbreaking/mindblowing.
LOL, OK, that's one in the several hundred posts I've read.
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Old 05-31-2010, 08:17 PM   #2976
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Sweet! (literally) about the cauldron cake and pumpkin tart pictures!

So is the pumpkin tart basically a pumpkin pie in a little tart shell?

Can you describe the cauldron cake to me? It looks like a chocolate cake base, but what was the cream?

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Old 05-31-2010, 08:18 PM   #2977
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Again, that's not correct. The "preview" period was until 6/18. I would be SUPER mad if I'd gone down this weekend, gotten a two hour preview, and the first day it's open all day, it's to the GP.

As to the "4 hours" comment, there hasn't been one day that it's been open all four hours with FJ operational. Most report having to leave by 11am.
Could clarify what you think the package people paid for and should get?
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Old 05-31-2010, 08:23 PM   #2978
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Could clarify what you think the package people paid for and should get?
Full all day access to WWoHP until 6/17 that does not include the GP. That is what is advertised.
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Old 05-31-2010, 08:24 PM   #2979
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Full all day access to WWoHP until 6/17 that does not include the GP. That is what is advertised.
Where did you see that? I have never seen anything remotely like that.
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LOL, OK, that's one in the several hundred posts I've read.
I can think of 5 right now who have actually been there that raved about it.
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Old 05-31-2010, 08:30 PM   #2981
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I've thought about it and I think I'd take the 2 hours without the gp rather than all day without the gp. I think when people first bought their package there was no mention of "no gp"... they just thought they'd have all day access.

THEN when they found out it doesn't open until June, they assumed they would get all day admission without the gp. However, they get got access for 2 hours without the gp.

I personally would be happy to take that and just go tour the rest of the park for the remainder of the day.
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Where did you see that? I have never seen anything remotely like that.
That's what an "exclusive preview" period means.
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That's what an "exclusive preview" period means.
No it doesn't. Why on earth would Universal open the WWoHP all day just to package holders? The only extra thing they paid for is breakfast.
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No it doesn't. Why on earth would Universal open the WWoHP all day just to package holders?
Oh, geez, nevermind. Like I said, it's a waste of my money. I'll stick with Disney and Six Flags.
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To all of the people that purchased the package to see WWOHP

Sometimes things do not go as planned. Things and problems arise that change the outcome of things. I'm sure Universal did not do this on purpose to cause inconvenience or rip off anyone... And I do understand your frustration and why you are upset

Now my question is this

WOULD IT HAVE BEEN BETTER IF UNIVERSAL HAD JUST CANCELLED YOUR VACATION AND REFUNDED YOUR MONEY INSTEAD OF DOING A PREVIEW THING FOR A FEW HOURS? (not shouting, just want to stand out lol)
Some people are probably going to say absolutely not, but some people are probably going to say yes it would have been better, but to me, the whole point is that everyone should have been informed so they could make their own decision. It's my money and my vacation time and either way, I deserve the consideration of being fully informed so I can chose for myself how to spend that money and use my time. Period.
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