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A little help for a USH 1st timer?

Universal Studios Hollywood: Which are the "SCARY" rides at Universal Hollywood?

From Elia Juarez
Posted July 8, 2007 at 5:37 PM
I am planning to go to USH in a couple of weeks and was wondering if some people could help me. I have never been there before so I want to know which rides are scary. I am not a rollercoaster person, and the biggest drop I an comfortably handle are ones like Spash Mountain at Disney...so are things like The Mummy going to kill me? Please share your thoughts, you're definitely helping me out.


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From Mostly Anonymous
Posted July 9, 2007 at 9:10 AM
If your definition of "scary" is rides that move you around a lot, probably the only two rides you'd consider scary are Jurassic Park and Mummy. However, neither is high up there on the "thrill" scale.

Jurassic Park is the best ride in the park, and I'd encourage you to try it out. If you're okay on Splash Mountain, Jurassic Park should be fine too.

Mummy is not a particularly high-speed roller coaster, although it feels scarier just because it is in the dark.

Now, if you're concerned about scary imagery, then there are a lot more scary attractions. (This can be the problem with taking young kids to the park.)

In Jurassic Park, you are attacked by dinosaurs, on Mummy you are chased by demons, and in Terminator 3-D it's robots. In Backdraft, the room catches on fire, and even the fairly benign special effects stages have a rather frightening monster. The House of Horrors is a scary walk-through haunted house.

The tram tour is mostly fine, but does have some frightening scenes - an attack by King Kong, a simulated earthquake, and a trip through the Mummy's tomb. (Depending on the day, the tram may skip one or more of these scenes.)

I hope that's helpful!

From Elia Juarez
Posted July 11, 2007 at 3:18 PM
Thanks so much...I don;t mind scary imagerey, I am more concerned with big drops that make me vomit :)

From Annie Braff
Posted July 28, 2007 at 4:35 PM
Jurassic Park is pretty scary but it's the best ride in Universal. Don't miss it - I went on a second time and I'm horribly afraid of falling.

Mummy definately won't kill you. It's fun (too short, though).

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