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First HHN this year

Universal Orlando: How should i tackle this year's halloween horror nights

From Michael T
Posted August 30, 2012 at 6:22 AM
Hey 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

Ps.The scareactors can't touch you,and you can't touch them not even for pics??


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From Andrew Dougherty
Posted August 30, 2012 at 7:35 AM
Bill 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

House of Horrors
Pen and Teller
Gothic
Walking Dead
Alice Cooper
Dead End
Silent Hill

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 Gallagher
Posted August 30, 2012 at 8:21 AM
Andrew wins Typo of the Week for "Owlish!"

From Dominick D
Posted August 30, 2012 at 8:30 AM
What about Pen?

From Mike Gallagher
Posted August 30, 2012 at 9:22 AM
One missing letter does not a winner make, young Dom.

From Dominick D
Posted August 30, 2012 at 9:32 AM
But Mike, it could mean something else like this:

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From Mike Gallagher
Posted August 30, 2012 at 9:55 AM
Heh.

From Michael T
Posted August 30, 2012 at 1:06 PM
Wait,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?

Ps. Do you guys know what rides will open during the event?

From Orrin Carstarphen
Posted August 30, 2012 at 1:58 PM
The 3D can definetly be a little disorienting if it is anything like lasts year's 3D house, but totally worth it.

From Michael T
Posted August 30, 2012 at 3:40 PM
k 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?

From Andrew Dougherty
Posted August 30, 2012 at 3:52 PM
The 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.

From Andrew Dougherty
Posted August 30, 2012 at 3:53 PM
Also it's basically a conga line through houses and the scare actors are patrolling the park this year in groups instead of zones.

From Mike Gallagher
Posted August 30, 2012 at 4:27 PM
Waiting a minute and thirty seconds? That's not too bad a wait. ;)

From Michael T
Posted August 30, 2012 at 5:08 PM
Ok,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?

From Andrew Dougherty
Posted August 30, 2012 at 6:29 PM
It's on the sights for hhn look. And yes mike that is totally the average wait time.

From Kelly Muggleton
Posted August 31, 2012 at 3:49 AM
You 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) :-)

From Andrew Dougherty
Posted August 31, 2012 at 7:27 AM
I 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.

From Michael T
Posted August 31, 2012 at 1:18 PM
how long does bill and ted last? and is it worth seeing it?

From Orrin Carstarphen
Posted August 31, 2012 at 3:41 PM
I 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.

From Mike Gallagher
Posted August 31, 2012 at 3:43 PM
No WAY!!

From Michael T
Posted August 31, 2012 at 6:30 PM
seriously?!? sweeeet,but when i meant they cant touch you, i meant like push you or smack you etc

From Andrew Dougherty
Posted September 1, 2012 at 7:51 AM
Bill and Ted is about 30 minuetes and can be hit or miss. I reccomenf seeing it even though it might not amazing.

From Michael T
Posted September 13, 2012 at 3:54 PM
For those of you interested,USO has announced the attractions that will open in HHN this year,they are:
Revenge of The Mummy
Despicable Me
Hollywood rip ride rocket
The Simpsons
MiB alien attack

From Amy Smith
Posted September 13, 2012 at 8:24 PM
I'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...

From Michael T
Posted September 14, 2012 at 11:53 AM
@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

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