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Old 08-03-2012, 08:58 PM   #226
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Anyone know anything about the on-site hotel guest priority entrance? On the FAQ on the website it says hotel guests have a priority entrance from 6pm-8pm. Doesn't HHN generally open for the general public at what 6:30 or 7? Is this like the holding areas for the annual pass holders and stay and scream, or just a special line to get in to the event?

I have been in the park for stay and scream and for the annual pass holders. I have never heard of this before. I'm not doing stay and scream or no longer a pass holder, but I am staying on-site this time.

Also I purchased the Rush of Fear pass a park tickets separate as it was much cheaper. Any chance I could stay in the park for Stay and Scream?
hotel entrance is to the far right.
show your hotel key and hhn ticket.

this has nothing to do with annual pass holders.
it is a perk for onsite hotel guests only.

if the park is not open at 6, then you are taken or sent to the SnS holding area until security gives the all clear to be released.


the rof is a hhn ticket.
that would allow you to stay in the park and go to the stay and scream holding area.

if you don't go at 5 to the SnS, you will have to leave the park.

either you stand in the long line outside the main gate, or you use the perk of the gate entrance to the far right designated for onsite hotel guests to enter the park. (6:00)
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Old 08-03-2012, 09:02 PM   #227
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snark/ OMG! HOW CAN YOU NOT LIKE IT?!!!!!!111 HHN IS TOTALLY AWESOME!!!!11111 YOU JUST ARENT APPRECIATING IT CAUSE U R LAME!!!!1111 /snark


Feel better now?

i think someone needs more coffee.


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he's really tall..........

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Not sure if this has been covered or not, so please excuse the post if it has. But does anyone know what rides are typically open during the HHN's? THANKS!
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Old 08-04-2012, 08:53 PM   #229
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Not sure if this has been covered or not, so please excuse the post if it has. But does anyone know what rides are typically open during the HHN's? THANKS!
last year a select 5 were open.
we won't know until it is released.

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Old 08-06-2012, 01:10 PM   #230
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i think someone needs more coffee.


lycaon, 2Tall is really a big teddy bear.
he's really tall..........

Coffee? Ick. Much prefer my caffeine thru other means.
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Old 08-06-2012, 06:49 PM   #231
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I think I will agree with Metro but only partially. Those who don't watch The Walking Dead, or haven't watched or played Silent Hill, or don't know/follow/watch Alice Cooper and Penn and Teller might not be excited at all.

In my case, I have no clue about Alice Cooper. I immediately did some research on him and discovered that he is a big thing, but not my genre so not looking forward to his house. I will read a bit of his bio so I can know a bit about him.

Walking Dead, probably my favorite show at present, really excited about it. Not much with the idea of seeing zombies again (and again) but just trying to figure out which props will be used for the houses (obviously the "don't open" door with the zombie hands sticking out will be there in the house, the store where the zombies banged on the windows, the barn, perhaps? This has me really psyched up.

Silent Hill sounds amazing too. I actually downloaded Silent Hill (PS one classics) from the Playstation Network and playing it at the moment (horrible graphics, but worth replaying, it was back in 99!)..

Penn and Teller... simply ok. I did watch Penn and Teller get Killed when I was quite young and liked it...

Website... I'd rather get all info at once, rather than chewed up and by bits..
It's just like the HoS fb page, little by little.
Very disappointed with website... I think, basically, the last few years...

IMHO

Overall, I'm still psyched, as in previous years, but very disappointed with the website approach..

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Old 08-06-2012, 08:12 PM   #232
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DC, I lol'd. Thanks

I am actually VERY excited for Penn and Teller. I'm not a fan of magic shows, but I have been catching up on their "BS" TV show for over a month and it's fantastic. They are hilarious. I have a feeling this house is going to rival Bloodengutz as far as comedy goes. And they've been talking about possibly showing up on random nights throughout the event to scare in their house, which would be pretty darn cool.

Of course, you know I'm stoked for Silent Hill. That one's gonna be sick. Alice Cooper might be cool... I'm not very enthused about The Walking Dead, but I'll give it a chance.

Regarding the website... don't know if any of you are on Horror Night Nightmares, but word over there is that the guy who's done the website for the past few years- think his name is Ray Keim?- was not hired back this year, and the Hollywood team has been put in charge of Orlando's web stuff. That would explain the weekly house announcements and simpler website. It's been said that the negative comments from the website survey have not gone unnoticed, and they've also hinted that we may still get the minigames again. I have my fingers crossed on that- I love the games!
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Old 08-07-2012, 09:55 AM   #233
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Silent Hill 2 is one of the best horror games ever made. If anyone is unfamiliar and wants to prepare for Silent Hill I recommend that one.

Alice Cooper was quite a showman in his day. Check out his Welcome to My Nightmare information if you can find it. It was literally a stageshow that was quite freaky and fun.
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While I've been disappointed with the website for several years (and even more so this year), and also at least a little concerned with the apparent lack of a coherent theme or icon, I have to admit that I'm pretty excited about the individual houses. I love both the TV show and the Walking Dead comic series, have been a big fan of Alice Cooper since I was a kid, and I love Penn and Teller and think they have the potential for an awesome house. I'm not familiar with Silent Hill but just from seeing what little I've seen of the game I think it also has the potential to be a really great house as well.

One question, though, are they still planning 7 houses, or is it down to 6?
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from what i read, i'm guessing 8.

just my guess for now.
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from what i read, i'm guessing 8.

just my guess for now.
8 houses?
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from what i read, i'm guessing 8.

just my guess for now.
Ah, even better!
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8 houses?
That's what they've had for the past few years. My confusion comes from the fact that this year they initially only filed 7 permits (as Jaws is now gone), and for some reason I thought I had read that one of them was to be in the soundstage that was just demolished. I may be completely off-base on that, though.
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i count 7 houses and read rumors of one more.

time will tell.
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i count 7 houses and read rumors of one more.

time will tell.
I gotta admit, I too am curious about the house count this year.

Based off last year's house locations, Jaws is now gone, and I remember reading/hearing something about the parade Float storage building wasn't being used this year because of the new daily parade.

Then from the permits, They added Building 44 to the list of house locations.... but that building was shortly thereafter demolished.

While some rumors have hinted at a "double maze" in the soundstages, I'm really curious to hear more about what's actually incoming.





Unrelated to Universal's HHN arrangements..... When do we get the official sticky and post your dates threads this year?
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