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Old 02-09-2013, 06:30 AM   #331
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MUST. SEE. PICTURES.
We are TOTAL NOOBIES when it comes to Universal's Mardi Gras, so this will be a one-shot, hit-or-miss trip for us, so I'm gonna be "cramming" for info!

NO APRIL SHOWERS! Hoping for good weather!
I'll take plenty of pictures tonight and will post a new thread with pictures and reviews. I'm sure you'll love it...it's a great night for all!
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Old 02-13-2013, 07:59 PM   #332
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Old 02-14-2013, 07:48 AM   #333
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Any current updates on wait times? We are heading down in abt 30 days. Do we still have to head to DM upon opening? We want to ride DM but RRR is a top priority and last time we were there the lines for RRR got very long very fast.

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Old 03-23-2013, 07:38 PM   #334
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We were there Thursday and did DM first thing....wait time was 20 minutes. RRR was down (as usual) but DH and kids did it later on and only waited 15 mins.


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Old 03-29-2013, 01:53 PM   #335
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We went on DM this morning. Got to the gates at 8:30 and ended up first in line as they opened up a new turnstile. Headed right to DM and got in the first showing. It was cute and fun but honestly, I wouldn't wait more than 20 minutes for this. After we went on this, we went over to RRR and rode twice with about a 20 min wait each time. When we left the park this afternoon, the line for DM was 100 minutes!
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Old 03-29-2013, 04:03 PM   #336
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Headed back in a few weeks...CAN'T WAIT!
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Old 05-14-2013, 04:54 AM   #337
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Quite dissapointed with the minion ride, plus the lady working was very rude amd wamted to split me and my daughter (4) up and would not understand why that would be an issue. Really?
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Old 05-26-2013, 10:39 AM   #338
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Quite dissapointed with the minion ride, plus the lady working was very rude amd wamted to split me and my daughter (4) up and would not understand why that would be an issue. Really?
We're returning to UO/IOA December 2013. We haven't been since DM opened. Just curious...why would the attendant try to separate you and your small child? What is the seating arrangement for this ride?
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Old 05-26-2013, 12:52 PM   #339
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We're returning to UO/IOA December 2013. We haven't been since DM opened. Just curious...why would the attendant try to separate you and your small child? What is the seating arrangement for this ride?
That is very unlikely to happen. The cast members have never been anything less than outstanding for us. I'm not saying it didn't happen, but Whatever transpired in that case was not the standard procedure by any measure. Additionally, before the ride starts, the employees ask if anyone is not ready, or not comfortable....at that point, I would have surely voiced my concerns and/or discomfort with the situation.

The seats are 4 per car, with a lap bar over all 4. There is also an open bench seat at the front of the room.
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Old 08-02-2013, 08:48 PM   #340
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What is the open bench seat for? Can anyone sit there if they don't like the motion?
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Old 08-02-2013, 09:13 PM   #341
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The open bench seats are stationary seating for persons who don't want to experience the "motion" effects of the attraction. I believe Shrek 4-D also has them. Just let a ride TM know that you need stationary seating and they will direct you appropriately.
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Old 08-03-2013, 01:44 AM   #342
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What is the open bench seat for? Can anyone sit there if they don't like the motion?
I sat up there one day when I wasn't feeling 100%...no motion, but very extreme angle to look up for the screen view.
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Old 01-12-2014, 09:41 PM   #343
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Just got back from a long Christmas/New years trip and hafta say, The Minions are more popular than ever! We saw posted wait times of 120-165 minutes every day...even the Express line was taking 20-30 minutes, times the likes of which we hadn't yet experienced in several trips.
Gage spent countless hours in "The Minion Dance Hall" (as he calls it)-just as happy as a clam to see his Minion buddies again!
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Old 01-13-2014, 12:06 AM   #344
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i must have been lucky.
the longest we waited for the minionions the past 4 days was 20 minutes.
regular line had waits posted at 65 minutes when we were there.

it's still a very popular ride.
one of my favorites.
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Old 02-06-2014, 09:49 AM   #345
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We were there last week with express pass our longest wait was about 7 minutes.
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