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Old 07-08-2014, 10:04 AM   #1
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Escape from Gringotts - Single Rider?

For anyone who was there today for the opening...does this attraction have a single rider line like harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey?
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Old 07-08-2014, 10:17 AM   #2
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Old 07-08-2014, 10:46 AM   #3
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excellent thank you!!
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Old 07-08-2014, 11:15 AM   #4
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Single rider queue today.

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Just saw a few tweets - 375 minute wait time!

6.25 Hours. SMH.
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Old 07-08-2014, 11:31 AM   #6
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Just saw a few tweets - 375 minute wait time!

6.25 Hours. SMH.
Yep, we were in there already it's a zoo.
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Yikes I hope it's not like this in September.
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I just got back from Gringotts/Diagon (5 hour wait when I left to get in). They were running only 3 cars. I went in the regular queue despite single riders, since single riders misses a good chunk of the preshow, elevator, and Gringott's ID card section. You do briefly go through the great hall though.

Opening wasn't as crazy as Hogsmeade by far, but it was still jammed packed. People swarmed toward Gringott's when the land opened, I walked the entire queue (Even extended). There is a movie mine cart in the extended queue that's pretty interesting The preshow rooms were really nice, and the elevator made my legs bounce (it's awesome). The ride, barring a few effects, went really smooth, and the way you escape toward the ending was a bit of a surprise.
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The Gringott's Queue line was up to 450 minutes, and the wait to get into Diagion alley was 4-5 hours. The queue starts by Fear factor, but goes behind it back to the back of MIB and a lot of backstage area to keep the main paths clear.

Transformers was at 90 minutes, rockit and 90, Dispicible me was at 120. The park was still CROWDED despite so many people waiting in Diagon.

The good side, I was able to slip in some of the shops in Diagon since everyone else seemed to be in line for Gringotts. I'm glad I got to ride it first thing!
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The Gringott's Queue line was up to 450 minutes, and the wait to get into Diagion alley was 4-5 hours. The queue starts by Fear factor, but goes behind it back to the back of MIB and a lot of backstage area to keep the main paths clear.

Transformers was at 90 minutes, rockit and 90, Dispicible me was at 120. The park was still CROWDED despite so many people waiting in Diagon.

The good side, I was able to slip in some of the shops in Diagon since everyone else seemed to be in line for Gringotts. I'm glad I got to ride it first thing!

what are the drops like?
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what are the drops like?
It's mostly flat, except for the first drop down. Not bad at all, tamer than Mummy.
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Thanks for the input everyone! Hopefully it will have slowed down a TINY bit by the time we get there at the end of September
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It's mostly flat, except for the first drop down. Not bad at all, tamer than Mummy.
thanks..I am a roller coaster chicken. I nearly threw up after space mountain two years ago. LOL I am not even crazy about the drop in POTC.

Thunder mountain is about all I can handle.
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It's mostly flat, except for the first drop down. Not bad at all, tamer than Mummy.
Worth the hype in your opinion?
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Worth the hype in your opinion?
Definitely worth they hype! We were in the initial group let into DA this morning, were on and off of the ride before 9AM. Honestly, it blows anything Disney has put out there lately completely out of the water (although I honestly cannot compare it to 7DMT as we missed it's opening earlier this year). Unfortunately it appears that they are experiencing glitches now, as reported by this article in the Sentinel:
http://www.orlandosentinel.com/trave...0,765136.story
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