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Despicable Me opening question

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  1. mcdaniel2903

    mcdaniel2903 Earning My Ears

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    Any chance Despicable Me will be doing soft openings the week of May 21st? I know the opening date says summer 2012 but was just wondering how it was progressing and how close it is to being finisdhed.
     
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  3. Metro West

    Metro West <font color=red>Proud Redhead<br><font color=blue> Moderator

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    Sure...there's always a chance. I haven't heard anything official as to an opening date but I personally think it will be open for Memorial Day weekend. That remains to be seen.
     
  4. jennb529

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    I hope you are right...we will be there June 5-7. Do you know if it will be an Express Pass ride?
     
  5. Metro West

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    Not at first...like all new attractions, Express is not available so that as many people as possible can experience it.
     
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    the Dark Marauder <font color=red>Proud Redhead<br><font color=green

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    During soft opening/technical rehearsal, if it's working that day, it'w working. There is no Express during that timeframe. After the grand Opening, it probably will have Express (too soon to tell).
     
  7. jkshel

    jkshel DIS Veteran USMC Vetera

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    How long after HP opened did they take till they instilled the express passes there?
     
  8. damo

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    There are no express passes on Forbidden Journey or for Ollivanders.

    The other two rides were already in existence before the HP area opened and so they have retained their express passes.
     
  9. CentralFloridian99

    CentralFloridian99 The guy who will ask all the celebrities if they w

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    Depending on how the queue is set up, most likely yes.
     
  10. damo

    damo Proud Redhead

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    New photos from Orlando United twitter feed!!!

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  11. kamcgrory

    kamcgrory Mouseketeer

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    hmmmm.....interesting
    Hoping it opens earlier than expected since we will be there May 21st
     
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    Great photos and I look forward to seeing this attraction this July during my visit and I hope it's up and running by then.
     
  13. jkshel

    jkshel DIS Veteran USMC Vetera

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    This picture just cracks me up!! I love the baby minion too! :lmao:

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  14. the Dark Marauder

    the Dark Marauder <font color=red>Proud Redhead<br><font color=green

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    For most new rides, when they open for their Grand Opening, they have Express available. Only Rockit and Forbidden Journey did not open with Express access (ROTM and Simpsons did).
     
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    CentralFloridian99 The guy who will ask all the celebrities if they w

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    I saw that when I went to the parks yesterday. Hilarious! :rotfl2: They were adding something when I passed, which might be the wait time stuff? :shrug:
     
  16. AJA

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    We're going next week and will just miss it this time.....that's just another reason to plan a return trip right?:rolleyes1
     

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