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Which non-roller coaster ride do you find to be the most intense in Disney World / Universal Orlando?

My choice is in Epcot. Yours?

From Daniel Etcheberry
Posted June 22, 2011 at 1:54 PM
In Mission Space my chest got tight on the lift-off part. The sustained G-Force was too much for me. This ride takes the prize.


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From Terri Pierce
Posted June 22, 2011 at 2:04 PM
I'll have to keep thinking but I will not ride Mission Space anymore. It messes with my vertigo, claustrophobia, and makes me sick to my stomach. I MAY ride the wimpy side again, but not the Gs.

From Andrew Carrieri
Posted June 22, 2011 at 7:47 PM
Dinosaur due to the motion of the tank and the noise level.

From Anthony Murphy
Posted June 22, 2011 at 8:20 PM
Mission Space

From Rob P
Posted June 23, 2011 at 3:03 AM
Parts of EPCOT's flower show was in tents.

( before you start I'm only kidding )

From Chris Hall
Posted June 23, 2011 at 5:22 AM
The Simpsons for sure! Messes me up every time.

From Andy Milio
Posted June 23, 2011 at 7:36 AM
The Simpsons. Haven't gone on Mission Space, and Forbidden Journey was surprisingly calm

From Daniel Etcheberry
Posted June 23, 2011 at 12:04 PM
I don't find the Simpsons to be intense. The new Star Tours moves more than the Simpsons.

From Fred Koury
Posted June 23, 2011 at 12:13 PM
Mission Space. I get wicked claustrophobic. I'll take the Top Thrill Dragster over that ride.

From Terri Pierce
Posted June 23, 2011 at 3:13 PM
It's not the movement of Simpsons, its the animation. I haven't been on the new star tours but I did get "sick" on simpsons. Once I got some water and a cold store to hang out in I was fine.

From Daniel Etcheberry
Posted June 23, 2011 at 6:00 PM
Terri,

The images are moving almost all the time, so I understand what you are saying. Still, I found the new Star Tours vehicle to move a lot, so much that I thought I was going to end up over C3PO's lap.

The former ride in the Simpsons building (Back to the Future) also was more intense.

From Terri Pierce
Posted June 23, 2011 at 8:11 PM
Dominick- Certain people just can't take it. My mom suffers from vertigo and I am starting to. The sensation of falling makes our brains go crazy. If we close our eyes we're fine. Thankfully mine is usually only bad when I am sick with sinus issues.

Daniel- Yes BTTF was bad as well. I'm not sure which is worse as I didn't ride them close enough to compare. I can ride both though I just have to be careful and close my eyes during some parts. I cannot wait to try the new star wars because I loved the old one! Unfortunately it's going to be at least a year before I can.

From Daniel Etcheberry
Posted June 24, 2011 at 7:41 AM
Terri,

I see in your profile that you live in Valdosta. There is a theme park over there called Wild Adventures. Is it good?

From Terri Pierce
Posted June 24, 2011 at 10:12 AM
"Theme Park"
It's got as much of a theme as my back yard.

It's great for little kids and the water park is actually pretty fun. The roller coasters have gotten very warn out and they have taken out a lot of rides. There is no shade whats so ever and they don't have as many animals as they used to. Again, it's great for little kids but I don't go unless it's VSU free night or my siblings are taking the kids. Oh, they did add a few new water rides this year. I hear they are actually pretty fun.


Edit:
I am so scatter brained today. Have you ever seen zombieland? The theme park towards the end of the movie is actually Wild Adventures. All those zombies are pretty much all the kids that were left during summer that year.

From Daniel Etcheberry
Posted June 24, 2011 at 11:35 AM
I said theme park because that park self-describes as a theme park, but I know it is an amusement park.

I have not seen that movie, but it must be nice to see your local park in a movie.

From Valerie F
Posted June 24, 2011 at 5:24 PM
disney - Mission To Space
universal/ioa - Hulk (this ride never fails to give me a headache)

From Tony Duda
Posted June 25, 2011 at 3:54 PM
Jimmy Neutron has always been my worst. Every one of my few rides reminded me why I rarely go on it. The jerking and bouncing is just awful. I'm glad this monstrosity of a ride is heading into the garbage pile.

From aj geez
Posted June 25, 2011 at 4:07 PM
Missions Space is the most intense ... Not kid friendly ... lol ....

From aj geez
Posted June 25, 2011 at 4:07 PM
Missions Space is the most intense ... Not kid friendly ... lol ....

From Flavio de Souza
Posted June 28, 2011 at 12:35 PM
MISSION SPACE!

By the way, do you consider Taest Track a roller coaster?

From Daniel Etcheberry
Posted June 28, 2011 at 12:49 PM
I don't consider Test Track a roller coaster.

From Heather Olson
Posted June 28, 2011 at 4:24 PM
Absolutely Mission Space. The only ride that has ever made me curse out loud.

Although I did find Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey to be surprisingly scary.

From Nick Markham
Posted June 28, 2011 at 5:00 PM
Here is my list of the parks I have been to:

Disneyland California: Indiana Jones Adventure

Disney's California Adventure: Tower of Terror

Six Flags Magic Mountain: Log Flume (not Jet Stream but the other one who's name I cannot recall)

Universal Studios Hollywood: Simpsons Ride

Magic Kingdom: Dang it. Space Mountain doesn't count, it being a coaster, but that is one heck-of-a rough ride. So I will have to go out on a limb here and say Carousel of Progress (kidding.)

EPCOT- Didn't get to rdie Mission: SPACE (sounds awesome though) so Test Track.

Disney Hollywood Studios: Rock N' Roller Coaster

Animal Kingdom: Expedition Everest (It was my biggest coaster at the time I rode, how very young was I!)

Sea World Orlando: Wild Arctic (Talk about a rough one)

Busch Gardens Africa: Congo River Rapids

Universal Studios Florida: Shrek 4-D (the few motion elements are very rigid and rough.

Islands of Adventure: Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey

From Bob Miller
Posted June 28, 2011 at 8:06 PM
Probably Tower of Terror

From Mark Fairleigh
Posted June 29, 2011 at 6:14 AM
I'll go with Dinosaur! because of the rough and tumble ride and extreme dark element. Man, I love that ride.

I've never ridden Mission Space or ToT cause I'm a chicken, but if I did I'm sure either of those would get my vote.

From Nick Dakuginow
Posted June 29, 2011 at 6:41 AM
Non-Roller Coasters...

Magic Kingdom - Splash Mountain

EPCOT - Test Track with Sum of All Thrills closely behind (wildest creation of course)

Disney's Hollywood Studios - Tower of Terror

Animal Kingdom - Dinosaur

Universal Studios Florida - The Simpsons Ride

Islands of Adventure - Dudley Do Right's Ripsaw Falls

From John Rindosh
Posted June 29, 2011 at 4:55 PM
Okay going away its....... Dinosaur the first time i rode that I busted my sunglasses I jumped around so much.....Its loud dark and intense....Its my vote for best non roller coaster ride......Mission space is up there too
Great question

From Justin Kermgard
Posted June 29, 2011 at 11:15 PM
My opinion of the most intense non roller coaster rides at Disney/Universal are as follows:

Magic Kingdom - Either Splash Mountain or Mad Tea Party(if you spin fast enough throughout the entire ride).

Epcot - Mission: Space(Orange more intense training)

Disney's Hollywood Studios - Tower of Terror

Disney's Animal Kingdom - DINOSAUR & Primeval Whirl(its more intense than it looks)

Universal Studios Florida - The Simpsons Ride or if an event can be chosen instead(Halloween Horror Nights).

Islands Of Adventure - Tie between The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man & Doctor Doom's Fear Fall.

And if you extend your question to the other 2 major theme parks in the area: SeaWorld Orlando(Journey To Atlantis) or Busch Gardens Tampa(The Phoenix).

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