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  1. Don Pacho

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    Part 2 of the same post

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  3. Don Pacho

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  5. enchantingodin

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    Thanks for keeping us up to date with pics Don Pacho! :thumbsup2
     
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    Thank you for putting these awesome pics together! :goodvibes This group of attractions is REALLY shaping up.
     
  7. LouDisney

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    Thanks for the pics!! I will be there in Oct, and I can't wait for this to finally open. Whenever that will be. Hopefully they will give us an idea next week.
     
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    Caribbeanprincess Princess of the Caribbean Seas

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    Pictures are looking amazing as always!
     
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    Thanks for the great pics. We'll be there next week so we can see it for ourselves & I can hardly wait.:banana:
     
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    Don thank you so much for the pics, I check out this forum daily to see if there are any new ones. :thumbsup2
     
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    I'm actually a little concerned about the number of people that are going to be attracted. I am so used to the nice crowd levels and really don't want it to turn into a crazy chaos of Potter fans.

    Even though we generally go in off season, I think that off season is going to turn into something we've never quite experienced there before.
     
  13. Metro West

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    I agree that the days of low crowds at Universal are certainly numbered. After WWoHP opens, it's going to be pure insanity all the time...not just at Christmas or during spring break weeks. :eek:
     
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    So hoping that they announce an opening date this Tuesday.

    I am planning a trip to FL based around WWHP as well, and I, too, wonder just how crazy it may get if many are doing the same. :scared1:
     
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    Maybe this has been answered, but I thought I read at one point that Hogwarts would be taller than Cinderella Castle. Anyone know if that is still the plan?
     
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    Oh my goodness, the pictures are beautiful. I can't wait.
     
  17. Figment22

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    I had not heard this but I was always under the impression that Cinderella Castle's height was determined by the Central Florida building code that has a height limit due to the potential for hurricane force winds. I believe the castle is just under the height limit so I'd assume Hogwarts would have to be right around the same height.
     
  18. tiggerrr

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    I don't know if there is a height limit on theme park attractions or not, but the Tower of Terror is 10 feet higher than Cinderella Castle. It's 199 feet and the cap on its height was the regulations that all buildings and structures that are 200 feet or higher require aircraft warning lights on top and the Imagineers at Disney didn't want the lights. If Hogwarts is taller than Cinderella Castle, I would be willing to bet it won't be more than 199 feet for the same reason.
     
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    There was a rumour. But my understanding is that Cindy's castle is 180ft and Hogwarts will be 150ft.

    Neither of them WANT to be higher than 200ft because then they would have to put airplane warning lights on them. Kinda ruins it a bit...
     
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    Thanks, I knew it was initially a rumor but didn't know if it was ever confirmed. It would be kinda cool, though, since from what I've read the overall area taken up by Hogwarts will be much bigger than Cinderella's Castle.
     
  21. ChrisFL

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    Its going to be cool driving by on I-4 and seeing Hogwarts in the distance, great free advertising
     
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