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Old 12-17-2009, 04:48 PM   #556
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another peek inside the mystery box...


I zoomed in as far as i could but i still can't make out the name on the bottles...





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Old 12-17-2009, 04:56 PM   #557
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Notice how the entrance appears to be the current Dueling Dragons entrance, but the area of the ride is surrounded by castle walls on all sides... would it be unrealistic to hope Universal builds castle walls on all sides of Dueling Dragons? :P (although I'm still hoping for the mountain facade! :lol


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Old 12-17-2009, 08:08 PM   #558
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Disney's going to try that in 2012 when their Fantasyland expansion comes into play. I guess it'll bring more people, but DEFINITELY not as much as the Wizarding World. I mean, I think the park will be massively overcrowded. That means we can't visit 'till the crowds die down. :/
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Totally . Personally, I think that if IOA didn't start showing how fantastic and money making that WWoHP is gonna be, Disney WOULDN'T have gone ahead with their stake at expansion.

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Orlando Attractions Magazine once again has posted a well shot video of all construction on YouTube along with a great set of pictures on their own blog. Most notably.......

Stone facade has been added to the clocktower


The clock before the great hall is oddly numbered


And the photographer got great shots of the Dragon Challenge coaster track with the castle and Hogsmeade in the background




For the rest, click here.


Wizarding World of Harry Potter construction update 12/14/09




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I zoomed in as far as i could but i still can't make out the name on the bottles...
Look like Powerade bottles.

Wow, I can't believe how fast this is getting done. I can't wait to go.
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In an interview conducted by The Magazine in Canada with actors Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy) and Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley), both stated that the pair will be visiting the Wizarding World of Harry Potter Theme Park currently under construction at Universal Orlando, Florida. Word comes today from the Twitter account of actor Oliver Phelps (George Weasley) that he and his brother James (Fred Weasley will be attending next year as well.

No insight from any of them as to the opening date though.

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Look like Powerade bottles.
Yes they are. Is someone going to get those down from there eventually
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I did post them yesterday night but the post dissapeared. I wasn't sure if it just got lost during the server thing or if it got deleted by an admin, so I didn't wanna re-post it and P-off someone if maybe I did indeed do something wrong. I sent the pics to BriMan a bit ago, but I guess I could just post them myself and then BriMan could delete this post and replace it with his if he wants.































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Wow, thanks for the zooms Mookie! Great pictures.



That appears to be a Fresnel Lens with some kind of reflector behind. Hmmmmm... beam of light from the tower echoing the IOA lighthouse or will this reflect the sun? Is there any such device like this mentioned in the books? The only thing that is even remotely like this in the movies is that big reflector telescope thingy in Dumbledore's office. hmmm....
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Here you are the photos as I promised, but it looks like I'm a little bit late.. someone beated me

Here you are some (if you want to see more you know you can go HERE)

































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Outstanding photos,Don Pacho! Things look absolutely wonderful! We'll be seeing it in October.Thanks so much for the wonderful documentation!
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I want to go in June, do you guys think it will be ready by then?
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