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Old 06-13-2011, 08:51 PM   #16
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Smile Soarin - 1 hour!

But we didn't mind because it had A/C and we were very hot!!!! normally, we don't wait in lines over 30 minutes but for Soarin we will! What we do is get a fast pass for it and then get in line so we can go twice at least!

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Old 06-13-2011, 08:56 PM   #17
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Longest wait for me was 25 minutes for the safari and that was with a FP. Can't imagine waiting in standby at that time.
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Old 06-13-2011, 08:58 PM   #18
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I think my longest wait for a ride was 50 minutes for Splash.
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Old 06-13-2011, 09:23 PM   #19
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We went on our first trip last month and never waited more than 15 minutes thanks to FP's. The longest waits were for characters. It would be awesome if they could do the FP thing for ALL characters.
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Old 06-13-2011, 10:21 PM   #20
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i've done 80 minutes for Soarin and the Safari ride at AK...80 minutes is a loooong time...

my personal best is 90 minutes for the Back to the Future ride at Universal during new years eve week '94...luckily there was a beer cart right next to the ride queue...
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Old 06-13-2011, 10:41 PM   #21
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the longest ive ever waited was almost 3 hours back in July of 1997 when Splash Mt was brand new and fast passes were not in existence, thank goodness they are now!!

Now, with the FP system, i dont think we have waited longer than 30 min, maybe 40 for TSM, but thats it
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Old 06-13-2011, 10:53 PM   #22
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I think we waited 30 minutes for Jungle Cruise one time. Between having a plan, being early and using FP - we don't stand in line much.

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Waited 50 minutes for Toy Story Midway Mania at 11:30 at night. I know despise that ride...
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Old 06-13-2011, 11:41 PM   #24
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We just will not wait longer than 30 minutes for any ride and we go during some peak times. We still get to go on everything we want to.
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Once waited 10 minutes...never again!

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Old 06-14-2011, 12:15 AM   #26
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3 1/2 hours for Splash Mountain on New Year's eve before Fastpass existed sometime in the 90's.
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Old 06-14-2011, 12:16 AM   #27
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The longest line we waited in about a Month ago was for TSM. We waited about 25-30 minutes. We also found that MK was the only park that the wait times ever seemed correct. For instance, any time a ride was a 20 min wait at the other parks, it was never more than a 10-15 min wait.

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Old 06-14-2011, 12:24 AM   #28
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I waited something like 40-60 min for the DL HM at Halloween time and the Nightmare Before Christmas theme was so worth the wait!
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Old 06-14-2011, 01:51 AM   #29
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I think we probably waited 90+ minutes for Indiana Jones in Disneyland in '95 (the year the ride opened, and the park's 40th anniversary). Before Fast Passes, I remember plenty of long waits for big rides.

We just got back from WDW (May 2011), our longest waits were Rock 'n' Roller Coaster (40 min.), Toy Story Mania (45 min.), and Space Mountain (40 min., except we walked on a few times too without any wait). When we were at Epcot, the waits for Test Track and Soarin' were insane (120 min. each).
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Old 06-14-2011, 07:41 AM   #30
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After reading this thread it's just occured to me that I have no idea how long I've waited for any ride in WDW. I've joined lines for the likes of Soarin', Test Track, BTMRR and HM at upwards of 120 minutes, even waited in a really long line for POTC, but I can't honestly say I remember how long the actual wait was. I use fastpass and hearing a cast member shout for a party of two is always a bonus (this has happened a few times at Soarin'), but sometimes I just really want to go on a particular ride and don't really mind how long the queue is. I know it sounds silly but sometimes I actually like to wait as I like to see all the little details in the queuing areas.

I can say, however, that the longest wait I had in any Disney park was for Crush's Coaster in Disneyland Paris. Upwards of 2 hours in January (they had no FP for this ride!) in an outdoor queue - and it was coooooold!
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