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Old 09-06-2012, 11:41 PM   #1
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Does Soarin' feel real?

Just wondering if it really does feel and look real?
Even if not it must still be amazing to see!
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Old 09-06-2012, 11:46 PM   #2
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I found that the experience changes depending which row you are in row A is the best.
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Old 09-06-2012, 11:50 PM   #3
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It feels like leaning back in a lawn chair while looking at an IMAX screen. A very dirty screen. The promo photos for this are quite misleading.
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Old 09-06-2012, 11:51 PM   #4
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I found that the experience changes depending which row you are in row A is the best.
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It feels like leaning back in a lawn chair while looking at an IMAX screen. A very dirty screen. The promo photos for this are quite misleading.
Haha interesting :')
thanks for letting me know
Yeah I always thought WOW this would be amazinggggggg, it looks so real in the promos
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Old 09-06-2012, 11:51 PM   #5
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It does not to me. I personally am not a fan
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Old 09-06-2012, 11:56 PM   #6
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It feels like leaning back in a lawn chair while looking at an IMAX screen. A very dirty screen. The promo photos for this are quite misleading.



It's old and needs to be updated with HD. It's cute and a relaxing smooth ride. But it is definately not worth a long wait. Use a fast pass.
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Old 09-06-2012, 11:56 PM   #7
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It does not to me. I personally am not a fan
Fair enough
What about the "smells" and that, are they actually there?
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Old 09-06-2012, 11:58 PM   #8
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Assuming that "real" means having a giant hair stuck on one eyeball and seeing black dots out of the other eye, then yes. Soarin' feels real.

As for smells, the pine forest and orange grove are unmistakable. The rest, (like the sea breeze), not so much.
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Old 09-07-2012, 12:00 AM   #9
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Assuming that "real" means having a giant hair stuck on one eyeball and seeing black dots out of the other eye, then yes. Soarin' feels real.

As for smells, the pine forest and orange grove are unmistakable. The rest, (like the sea breeze), not so much.
Hahaha please explain more
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Old 09-07-2012, 12:05 AM   #10
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Assuming that "real" means having a giant hair stuck on one eyeball and seeing black dots out of the other eye, then yes. Soarin' feels real.

As for smells, the pine forest and orange grove are unmistakable. The rest, (like the sea breeze), not so much.
Hahaha! That's hilarious. Took me right back to the ride. The screen could use a refurb!!

I enjoyed it, nonetheless. Fun ride IMO.
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Old 09-07-2012, 02:32 AM   #11
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It feels like leaning back in a lawn chair while looking at an IMAX screen. A very dirty screen. The promo photos for this are quite misleading.
2nd---I was not impressed at all
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Old 09-07-2012, 03:07 AM   #12
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I agree with others in that the film needs to be cleaned up, but its still one of my all time favorites.
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Old 09-07-2012, 04:46 AM   #13
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Aww, I'm not even a huge Soarin' fan and I'm still not too critical about the screen. I actually didn't even notice the marks on the screen until after I started reading on the DIS... then again I'm not known for being super-observant. Ha!

Other than that, it's a sweet, relaxing ride and I can appreciate the little details added in to make it more "real"- mainly the smells. I really enjoy the ending as well.
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Old 09-07-2012, 06:58 AM   #14
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I agree with others in that the film needs to be cleaned up, but its still one of my all time favorites.
its not film (per-say)
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Old 09-07-2012, 07:02 AM   #15
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It's a great ride and it's actually one of my favorite. It is desperately in need of a refurbishment (go digital) of the film portion. Having said that, I fly about everything there is from hang gliders to powered hang gliders to RC airplanes and helis to full scale planes. No. It simply is NOT a hang gliding experience. Is it cool? Yea. Does it give you a feel for what hang gliding is actually like? In a very obscure way I guess so depending on your willingness to stretch the envelope of comparison.
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