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Old 09-22-2012, 08:29 PM   #481
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"Throughout the night, the Universal Studios Lagoon will play host, visually, to several horrifying tributes complete with choreographed fountains, lasers and light. From its murky depths, atmospheric homages to Alfred Hitchcock, the Universal Classic Monsters, Alice Cooper and The Child’s Play series will invade our guests’ senses as they experience all the terrifying thrills HHN22 has to offer."

Youtube clip of the show from last night - they say it went on at 9:45P

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Old 09-22-2012, 09:24 PM   #482
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Youtube clip of the show from last night - they say it went on at 9:45P
The rain ended down there around that time. It didn't stop raining at my house (about 20 minutes north of Universal) until just after 11pm. When I was there the screens weren't up so I'm glad the show went on.
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Old 09-22-2012, 09:44 PM   #483
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The rain ended down there around that time. It didn't stop raining at my house (about 20 minutes north of Universal) until just after 11pm. When I was there the screens weren't up so I'm glad the show went on.
I'm hoping due to the rain they cancelled the fireworks and will have them on other nights. Was also wondering if they run the show more than once during the evening. Maybe at the end of the night again.
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Old 09-23-2012, 10:57 AM   #484
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Is anyone else here playing the Horror Unearthed game on the site? Which Legion did you join? I went with the Maschorians. We aren't doing so well, but I don't care... we're awesome
I'm playing it but not too happy with the scoring - it often doesn't add points correctly. I, not knowing what I was doing, joined the Strengoit (sounds like a foot disease).

I noticed some got a badge for "visiting House of Horrors". Any idea how you get that one? I followed the Houses link to HoH, but got nothing on my profile for that.
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Old 09-23-2012, 11:27 AM   #485
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I noticed some got a badge for "visiting House of Horrors". Any idea how you get that one? I followed the Houses link to HoH, but got nothing on my profile for that.
I'm pretty sure you have to get a Passcard at the event (get them at Rentals on event nights) and scan it at the House of Horrors house. You get points and achievements for each house you visit in-park. I've also heard that starting next Thursday, quests and challenges will become available in-park with the Passcards.
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Old 09-24-2012, 09:44 AM   #486
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I finally had a chance to experience the Horror Unearthed game. I joined the Baccanoid.
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Old 09-25-2012, 12:19 PM   #487
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Am I missing something, or are there only 3 things on that Horror Unearthed game?
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Old 09-25-2012, 02:33 PM   #488
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Am I missing something, or are there only 3 things on that Horror Unearthed game?
For now, yes. In-park stuff should begin this weekend, and at least three more online games will be added in the future.
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Have any of you veteran HHN go-ers gone on a Thursday early in October? Just trying to gauge how long it will take to get through the houses. How long do you *think* it would take both with and without express passes? I know it depends on the crowds that day~ just trying to figure out a ball park number.

We will be there on Oct 11 if that is any help.

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I could be ( correct me if i am) but isnt that either the beginning or middle of hell week?
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From what I remember reading on another post, Hell Week starts the next week, so I guess maybe that weekend would be the official start. I don't know, never been there during those weeks. Would that impact a Thursday do you think? Hope not!!!!
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Crowds usually start to pick up that night. Or at least in 2010 it did
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I could be ( correct me if i am) but isnt that either the beginning or middle of hell week?
No...Hell Week this year is the next two weeks...10/11 is safe.
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Have any of you veteran HHN go-ers gone on a Thursday early in October? Just trying to gauge how long it will take to get through the houses. How long do you *think* it would take both with and without express passes? I know it depends on the crowds that day~ just trying to figure out a ball park number.

We will be there on Oct 11 if that is any help.

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It's really hard to guess at wait times on any night of HHN because of different factors. If the weather is bad...like it was for me Friday night...you should have relatively short waits. But if the weather is good, you'll have much longer waits. Historically crowds are lower early in the month so if you're going on a Thursday night, early in the month it shouldn't be too bad. If you are really concerned about wait times, I suggestion is to purchase the EP for that night. Otherwise...it's anyone's guess about wait times.
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Old 09-26-2012, 05:12 PM   #494
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I'm thinking ep's will be the way to go. Don't want to risk missing anything. We can start out in standby lines if the waits aren't too bad, than use the ep when the waits get longer. Do the ep's work for the rides that are running that night also?
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I'm thinking ep's will be the way to go. Don't want to risk missing anything. We can start out in standby lines if the waits aren't too bad, than use the ep when the waits get longer. Do the ep's work for the rides that are running that night also?

Yep. Nice thing about EPs is that if you really like the houses you hit without using them, you can do them again. Personally, if the standby is under 30 min, I save my EP and wait and then do it again.

ETA - Not to sound snobbish, but the reason EPs are priced the way they are is because, much like divorce, they are worth it.

(That's a play on an old joke, we are actually celebrating our 20th at HHN this year and I'm only 38).

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