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Old 12-31-2011, 01:40 PM   #1
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My Last Tour of Amity

So I just remembered that Jaws will be closing at Universal in two days! DP and our friend have decided to take a ride over in the morning and get in one last boat ride. I know some people find the ride to be cheesy but Jaws is my all-time favorite movie and I have always enjoyed the ride.....especially at night!
So it is with a sad heart that I bid farewell to Captain Jake and his crew of skippers. I hope they know how much I have appreciated them over the years.

P.S. Afterwards, we are heading to Epcot for lunch in Japan and a few drinks around the world. I will be sure to make a toast to Captain Jake!
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Old 01-02-2012, 02:10 PM   #2
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I didn't realize that Jaws was closing! That is such a bummer! It was fun to walk through the town and then up to the docks. Do you know what they are replacing it with?
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Old 01-04-2012, 10:56 AM   #3
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The rumor is Harry Potter!!!
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Harry Potter!!!!! Thanks so much! I guess that would be ok.
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Old 01-04-2012, 02:27 PM   #5
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I almost missed out on this ride but Kevin made me go on it when we went to USO this past Nov. My butt got soaked!!! Goodbye JAWS!!!!!
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Old 01-05-2012, 12:18 AM   #6
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Just curious, how many attractions from opening day at Universal are left?
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Old 01-05-2012, 07:51 AM   #7
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i didnt know it was closing either..
Lots of great memories of Jaws and Kongfrontation and back to the future. What else closed?
I cant think of what remains
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I never got to do Back to the Future, which was one of my fave movies growing up! I went just after the closed it down. I did do the Simpsons ride on my last trip, and it was pretty awesome!
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Old 01-05-2012, 04:59 PM   #9
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Simpsons replaced the Jetsons/Flintstones, I believe. There's not much left from the opening...but there wasn't much there at the beginning.
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Are you serious?! I was watching JAWS on youtube and thinking how neat it was! UGH!
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Old 01-15-2012, 03:07 PM   #11
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I *think* E.T. is the last of the opening day attractions, now that Jaws is gone.

I'm excited for the Potter expansion, but sad to see Jaws/Amity go. It was alwaysmy favorite Universal Studios attraction, and a huge part of my 1990's childhood. There was a really cool video posted of the attraction's "final cruise." I'll go look for it.
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