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What rides do you consider E-tickets?

and D, C, B, and A.

From David L.
Posted September 15, 2010 at 7:21 PM
What rides do you consider to be E-tickets? include Disney and Universal only please. Also include which ones are D, C, B, and A tickets. As many rides from each park you've been to would be great.


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From Javi Badillo
Posted September 15, 2010 at 8:07 PM
E-Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, Spiderman, the Hulk, Dueling Dragons, the Mummy, Men in Black Alien Attack, the Simpsons, Indian Jones Adventure, Space Mountain, Splash Mountain, Pirates of the Caribbean, Haunted Mansion, Test Track, Mission Space, Toy Story Mania, Tower of Terror, Rockin Roller coaster, Expedition Everest, Dinosaur, Soarin.

From Nick Markham
Posted September 15, 2010 at 8:23 PM
Here is Universal Studios Florida:

Jimmy Neutron's Nicktoon Blast: B
Shrek 4D: C
Hollywood Rip, Ride, Rockit: E
Twister: B
Revenge of the Mummy: E
Beattle Juice's Graveyard Revue: C
Disaster: D
Jaws: C
Men In Black: E
The Simpson's Ride: D
Animal Actors On Location: B
Woody Woddpecker: A
Barney: A
Curious George: A
Fievel: A
E.T.: C
Horror MakeUp Show: C
Terminator 2 3D: D

And Islands of Adventure...

Cat in the Hat: B
One Fish, Two Fish: A
Caroseussel: A
Seuss Trolley Train Ride: B
Poseidon's Fury: C
Sinbad: D
Dragon Challenge: E
Hippogriff: C
Forbidden Journey: E
Jurassic Park River Adventure: E
Dudley Do Right: E
Popeye: D (It is fun, but I felt there were too many "E" attractions so I made this one "D")
Spiderman: E
Hulk: E
Storm Force: A
FearFall: C

There is the Universal Orlando Resort covered!

From Anthony Murphy
Posted September 15, 2010 at 9:05 PM
I like Popeye more so I think it should be E or Dudley should be D as well.

as for Disney

E: Mission Space, Space Mountain, Splash Mountain, Thunder Mountain, Test Track, Everest, Tower of Terror, Rockin Roller Coaster, Toy Story Mania, Pirates, Haunted Mansion

From Justin Kermgard
Posted September 21, 2010 at 7:33 AM
To simplify things. The attractions at Disney that offer Fastpass are generally E-Ticket attractions as they are the most popular. I'd say same goes for Universal as well.

From Brandon Mendoza
Posted September 21, 2010 at 10:43 AM
Off the top of my head:

E tickets only (it'll take a lot of time for me to figure out the rest)-
Expedition Everest
Space Mountain
Splash Mountain
Tower of Terror
Pirates
Haunted Mansion
Spider-Man
Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey
Aladdin
Revenge of the Mummy
Studio Tour
Soarin/ Soarin California
California Screamin
Big Thunder
Rock N Roller Coaster
Toy Story
Men in Black
Indiana Jones and the Temple of the Forbidden Eye
Kilimanjaro Safaris
Philharmagic
Mission Space
Simpsons
Jurassic Park
Incredible Hulk

From David L.
Posted September 21, 2010 at 2:53 PM
Justin, peter pan offers fast pass(i think) and it's certainly not an E-ticket. And Pirates doesn't offer fast pass and it certainly is. Also, why don't people think SpaceShip Earth is an E-ticket? It is just as good as Mansion and Pirates(it does lack a line but the post show makes up for it. Also the interactivity and AAs i think are just as good).

From Formula 40
Posted September 21, 2010 at 2:59 PM
Define "e-ticket".

From David L.
Posted September 21, 2010 at 3:00 PM
Formula, you aren't familiar with them? A long time ago disney charged tickets for their rides. Ex: A ticket was $1, B was $2, or something like that. A was the lowest and E was the highest in terms of price and how good the ride was. Today we just use the term to grade rides. So E-tickets are the best rides( Tower of Terror and Splash Mountain unless you think those rides are lame for some strange reason).

From Formula 40
Posted September 21, 2010 at 5:45 PM
^^Good to know. I always thought it was just one of those "terms" for really popular rides.

From Tim W
Posted September 21, 2010 at 6:21 PM
I wouldn't consider all rides that have fastpasses to be e tickets. Winnie The Pooh and Peter Pan in my opinion are D tickets in my opinion at the very least.

As for my classification of tickets:
Roller Coasters= E Tickets
Thrill Rides= D Tickets
Dark Rides= C Tickets
Midway Rides= B Tickets
Shows= A Tickets

From David L.
Posted September 21, 2010 at 6:26 PM
Wow Tim, Fantasmic=A-ticket??? Tower of terror=D-ticket???Goofy's barnstormer=E-ticket??? PhilarMagic=A-ticket???Figmant=C-ticket???(i guess that one MIGHT work, but not many people would think that).

From Mark Hollamon
Posted September 22, 2010 at 6:11 AM
Ranking attractions by the A-E ticket scale is pretty hard and is a matter of opinion. I personally believe when parks develop attractions they are going strictly for "E" ticket. Why would you develop less?

That being said there are some that end up in different categories than were expected. For example: Kali River Rapids. I know what they were trying to do, but it falls very short for me.

On the other end of the spectrum (and a short drive up I-4) is Popeye's Bilge Rat Barges. That is E ticket all the way. It delivers what it says it is going to and some!

I also think rides evolve up and down the scale over time. There is the nostalgia factor that will always weigh on people's opinions. I will always love The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh and consider it high on my list and It's a Small World....not so much.

Good topic!

From Nick Markham
Posted September 22, 2010 at 6:24 AM
^David, that would be crazy for today, but I think the way Tim has it might have been the way it was back when they had the different tickets, or at least something similar!

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