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Old 09-13-2013, 08:14 PM   #1
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"Unleash the Villains" mayhem - Disney Parks Blog up if you want to comment

Reports from WDW are that DHS is a mass of people for Unleash the Villains. Huge traffic jams and many people on WDW buses that are not moving. Sounds like Disney may have underestimated the popularity of a non-ticketed special event. Especially given that MK closed at 7 due to MNSSHP.
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Old 09-13-2013, 08:16 PM   #2
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Reports from WDW are that DHS is a mass of people for Unleash the Villains. Huge traffic jams and many people on WDW buses that are not moving. Sounds like Disney may have underestimated the popularity of a non-ticketed special event. Especially given that MK closed at 7 due to MNSSHP.
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Old 09-13-2013, 08:19 PM   #3
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Saw a short video of the crowds and it looked as crowded as a Star Wars day...
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Old 09-13-2013, 08:27 PM   #4
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I just wish I could get back to my resort. There is no one directing traffic, we are in the car for well over an hour with no end in sight. We have gone maybe a mile. This is ridiculous. Should have been a 10 minute ride. There shod be signage when getting of the exit warning of the delays.
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Old 09-13-2013, 08:31 PM   #5
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Yep we have been sitting on a bus for over an hour and have moved maybe a mile. This bites!! We are just going to turn around when we get there bc I dot want to see how bad it's gonna be at 1am!
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Old 09-13-2013, 08:32 PM   #6
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Reports from WDW are that DHS is a mass of people for Unleash the Villains. Huge traffic jams and many people on WDW buses that are not moving. Sounds like Disney may have underestimated the popularity of a non-ticketed special event. Especially given that MK closed at 7 due to MNSSHP.
Shocking that they would under-prepare for yet another big event.
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Old 09-13-2013, 08:36 PM   #7
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Its brutal !!! We been stuck on the bus for a lil more then hr Trying to get to akl from dtd. man I wish I bought that $3.00 bottle of water uhg
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We ended up parking at boardwalk overflow lot and walked the pathway in. About an hour and 15 min from home to being in the park

In line for Oogie Boogie and Jafar. Just did Star Tours, practically a walk on.
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We ended up parking at boardwalk overflow lot and walked the pathway in. About an hour and 15 min from home to being in the park

In line for Oogie Boogie and Jafar. Just did Sta Tours, practically a walk on.
Sounds like you had the right idea! Hope you have a great night.
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Sounds like you had the right idea! Hope you have a great night.
Had to make a, um, improper u-turn at one point but people ahead of us were not turning left. *sigh*

Having fun despite the humidity and tight crowds. :-)
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I am in California and have been thinking about going to DL's 'Unleash the Villians' Dance Party and 'Party Like a Villian' tonight BUT I do not want to if the crowds are going to be out of sight. Which I am guessing by the sounds of MK, they will be.

Ugh. PLUS we have the opening of the NBC OVERLAY as well and MK does not even have that. Eeek.

I so want to go but I do not want crazy wild crowds.
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I am in California and have been thinking about going to DL's 'Unleash the Villians' Dance Party and 'Party Like a Villian' tonight BUT I do not want to if the crowds are going to be out of sight. Which I am guessing by the sounds of MK, they will be.

Ugh. PLUS we have the opening of the NBC OVERLAY as well and MK does not even have that. Eeek.

I so want to go but I do not want crazy wild crowds.
You could ask on the DLR forum. Probably some action over there....
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You could ask on the DLR forum. Probably some action over there....
Naa, I do not need to ask over there. Its too early.

I am judging my decision by reading here.

Sounds like this has been a HUGE success for Disney by the crowds just in Orlando so far.
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Old 09-13-2013, 08:57 PM   #14
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Reports that DHS parking lot is full and people are being redirected to Epcot parking lot and then being bussed back to DHS.
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Sounds like a money making opportunity to me. I half expect to see a Villans hard ticket party in the future if it's this popular
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