First HHN this yearUniversal Orlando: How should i tackle this year's halloween horror nights
From Michael THey guys,i was just wondering since this year is gonna be my first HHN,if you guys recommend I should do any shows,scare zones,houses in specific,and what order should i do them,also if you recommend getting a express pass.I will be going the night of Oct 14,which is a sunday
Posted August 30, 2012 at 6:22 AM
Ps.The scareactors can't touch you,and you can't touch them not even for pics??
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From Andrew DoughertyBill and Ted is ok but isn't amazing. Owlish I could go but my dad dosnt have enough money to fly down. But the order I would do the houses are
Posted August 30, 2012 at 7:35 AM
House of Horrors
The scare actors are walking around the studios in groups this year so be prepared. I'm not sure if there will be any other shows.
From Mike GallagherAndrew wins Typo of the Week for "Owlish!"
Posted August 30, 2012 at 8:21 AM
From Dominick DWhat about Pen?
Posted August 30, 2012 at 8:30 AM
From Mike GallagherOne missing letter does not a winner make, young Dom.
Posted August 30, 2012 at 9:22 AM
From Dominick DBut Mike, it could mean something else like this:
Posted August 30, 2012 at 9:32 AM
From Mike GallagherHeh.
Posted August 30, 2012 at 9:55 AM
From Michael TWait,so there arent gonna be any scare zones this year?? Also,in regard to the penn and teller house,is the 3D easy on the eyes? or do you get dizzy or disoriented? Also is bill and ted worth it,or is it skippable?
Posted August 30, 2012 at 1:06 PM
Ps. Do you guys know what rides will open during the event?
From Orrin CarstarphenThe 3D can definetly be a little disorienting if it is anything like lasts year's 3D house, but totally worth it.
Posted August 30, 2012 at 1:58 PM
From Michael Tk thanks guys,one more thing,how long do you usually have to wait to get in a house and does the line constantly move,or do they send people inside the houses in groups?
Posted August 30, 2012 at 3:40 PM
From Andrew DoughertyThe lines move but you can still wait for like 1:30. But I think you don't need the pass as I have read that some visitors enjoy meeting the people in the lines more than the houses themselves. And yes bill and Ted may not be amazing but is still cool. The 3D can hurt but is a really cool experience.
Posted August 30, 2012 at 3:52 PM
From Andrew DoughertyAlso it's basically a conga line through houses and the scare actors are patrolling the park this year in groups instead of zones.
Posted August 30, 2012 at 3:53 PM
From Mike GallagherWaiting a minute and thirty seconds? That's not too bad a wait. ;)
Posted August 30, 2012 at 4:27 PM
From Michael TOk,still sucks,I was looking forward to goin through scare zones,maybe next year, also i heard rumors that welcome to my nightmare was changed for orlando, and that supposebly walking dead was gonna have 2 different experiences,anyone know if its true?
Posted August 30, 2012 at 5:08 PM
From Andrew DoughertyIt's on the sights for hhn look. And yes mike that is totally the average wait time.
Posted August 30, 2012 at 6:29 PM
From Kelly MuggletonYou kinda forget they can't touch you when you are trapped in the little alley in NY area surrounded by about 700 zombies! (ok maybe it was more like 6 but still) :-)
Posted August 31, 2012 at 3:49 AM
From Andrew DoughertyI actually think that because the Jaws que no longer exists there are only 7 houses this year. Hollywood has 6 houses and TerrorTram, making 7 haunted attractions. So it comes down between if you really want to see 20 Penny Circus And wandering scare zones or actual themed scare zones and no Penny Circus.
Posted August 31, 2012 at 7:27 AM
From Michael Thow long does bill and ted last? and is it worth seeing it?
Posted August 31, 2012 at 1:18 PM
From Orrin CarstarphenI have been disappointed in the Bill & Ted show the last couple years. Also they say all the "old" rules are out and our personal space will be invaded like never before so don't assume they won't touch you.
Posted August 31, 2012 at 3:41 PM
From Mike GallagherNo WAY!!
Posted August 31, 2012 at 3:43 PM
From Michael Tseriously?!? sweeeet,but when i meant they cant touch you, i meant like push you or smack you etc
Posted August 31, 2012 at 6:30 PM
From Andrew DoughertyBill and Ted is about 30 minuetes and can be hit or miss. I reccomenf seeing it even though it might not amazing.
Posted September 1, 2012 at 7:51 AM
From Michael TFor those of you interested,USO has announced the attractions that will open in HHN this year,they are:
Posted September 13, 2012 at 3:54 PM
Revenge of The Mummy
Hollywood rip ride rocket
MiB alien attack
From Amy SmithI've heard from multiple people in the know that scareactors are allowed to go into store/ride exits, restaurants, and restrooms! Also, touching is allowed in the 'scare zone' scareactors this year too - the house scareactors all told me no touching still applies. I can see why: close quarters and a freaked out drunk could make for a pretty big mess. Then again so could chainsaws in the bathrooms...
Posted September 13, 2012 at 8:24 PM
From Michael T@Amy universal actually changed it,they will chase you inside stores and stuff,but they wont go in the bathrooms,due to universal agreeing that bathrooms are a bit too much
Posted September 14, 2012 at 11:53 AM
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