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It's time for Twister to go, or be changed at least.

Universal Orlando: Replace it or change it. It could be like the old back to the future ride. You could be riding in the yellow jeep. Or am I wrong and is the space to little for another style attraction/ dark ride likke I mentioned? Thanks for the comments.

From Shannon Nelson
Posted October 22, 2012 at 3:53 PM
Worst ride in the studios. Loved the movie when it came out, and it could be a good atraction, but its no different than the old backdraft show, and I remember riding that in 1995 when I was 8.


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From Shannon Nelson
Posted October 22, 2012 at 12:47 AM
The only way to enjoy it is to get in the front row, that way you can feel the wind in heat, thats also the only way I enjoy the Terminator, first row with all the fog. I remember when I first heard of this coming to Universal, I thought it would be like Back to the Future, but they still have the same 2 row steel platform just like Backdraft, the change over couldnt have cost that much. With Comcast devoting more money to the resort, they should do something more with this space. Update or change, or stay the same?

From Dominick D
Posted October 22, 2012 at 3:59 PM
Bring back Venkman, Stantz, Spengler, and Zeddemore.

From Andy Milito
Posted October 22, 2012 at 5:11 PM
Yeah, it definitely needs replacing. I just don't know what could fit in such a small space that would be worth building...

From Andrew Dougherty
Posted October 22, 2012 at 7:33 PM
A motion sim or Ted comedy show. Also, this could turn into a nice dark ride too.

From Andrew Dougherty
Posted October 22, 2012 at 7:33 PM
A motion sim or Ted comedy show. Also, this could turn into a nice dark ride too.

From robert morris
Posted October 23, 2012 at 1:17 AM
Twister's time is coming but not till HP 2.0 is open, it will act as overflow for transformers till then, and heck terminator and/or fear factor may get converterted first.

With Springfield rumored to get started in january hard to believe a 4th contruction site going up

But then again 3 might be hard to believe a year ago

From Kirsty Ellis
Posted October 23, 2012 at 2:29 AM
Well it seems I'm the only 19 year old who still enjoys this ride. Yes its not perfect, but I love it!! What's not to like?

From Andrew Dougherty
Posted October 23, 2012 at 2:16 PM
Truly Kristey my first time I went was last year and I actually liked it. It wasn't that bad. But I guess if your a regular it's to repetitive.

From Gabriel Ross
Posted October 23, 2012 at 2:19 PM
Kristy, I heartily agree with you. I have always adored that ride to the point that it's become tradition for me to ride that ride every time I go to USF regardless of the wait. Twister...Ride it Out has become more than just a ride. It's practically a landmark; a staple, if you will. I think it's earned a respectable place next to E.T Adventure, The Blues Brothers Show, and Beetlejuice's Rock and Roll Graveyard Revue.

From Kelly Muggleton
Posted October 24, 2012 at 5:27 AM
If it goes then my walking around USF all day saying 'I'm Bill Paxton' will just be meaningless!!
Its not the worst attraction in the park nor should it be the next to go... *points at you Fear Factor*

From Sean Huckel
Posted October 24, 2012 at 8:23 AM
Shrek and Fear factor will go before Twister does.

From robert morris
Posted October 24, 2012 at 10:35 AM
Fear Factor and Terminator have long been rumored to be next on chopping block.

I could see Shrek getting updated but not eliminated as it still is quiet popular. Only way it gets eliminated is if its moved into a dreamworks themed land behind simpsons.

From chris cona
Posted October 24, 2012 at 2:55 PM
Twister is a classic and don't see them getting rid of it anytime soon. They just got rid of jaws don't see them getting rid of twister. I would love them to make a ted comedy show but don't see it happening. They need to get rid of terminator and fear factor first I can't stand them two anymore.

From N B
Posted October 24, 2012 at 4:02 PM
Our family loves Twister.... I hope it stays around a while. I liked it better when the queue had props from the movies in it, however.

From N B
Posted October 24, 2012 at 5:06 PM
Terminator is sort of a time vampire IMO, but we see it at least once every visit. FJ, Hulk, Dragon Challenge, Spiderman, RRR, MIB, Mummy, JPRA and Simpsons are rides we catch multiple times a day during an 8 day stay.

Looking forward to Gringotts and Terminator. I sincerely hope at least Terminator has Express as we know Gringotts will definitely not.

Anyone know if Terminator (Transformers) in Hollywood has Express? I guess I could look it up.

Update: I just checked and it does have Express. You want to hear somethng cool? The badge they show on the website for front of the line access has a round yellow "GATE A" sign on it. I bought that sign on eBay (the one that was actually used in the park from Universal Props) after they remodeled.

It is hanging in my theater above a row of movie posters... (all Pixar animation, by the way) Cars, Finding Nemo and the Incredibles.


From Andy Milito
Posted October 24, 2012 at 4:28 PM
Is that Need for Speed on the TV? :P

From Dominick D
Posted October 24, 2012 at 4:29 PM
N B, don't you mean Transformers?

From Jay R.
Posted October 24, 2012 at 4:36 PM
Yeah, Transformers has front of the line.

It also has a single rider line as well....

From N B
Posted October 24, 2012 at 4:51 PM
I did mean Transformers.... that is Burnout Paradise....

BTW. Any TPI-ers on XBOX Live?

From Dominick D
Posted October 24, 2012 at 5:11 PM
Yep, but you shalln't know my Gamertag (mostly because my Gamescore is really bad...).

From N B
Posted October 24, 2012 at 5:11 PM
No problem, Dom......

From Andrew Dougherty
Posted October 25, 2012 at 12:03 PM
Yep I'm on live. I could friend you if you want. An my gamer score is actually really high for a 1 year tenure over 25000

From Dominick D
Posted October 25, 2012 at 1:47 PM
I have a one year tenure and I'm nowhere close to you :(

From Mike Gallagher
Posted October 25, 2012 at 3:10 PM
My score is Zero..oh, wait...

From Kirsty Ellis
Posted October 31, 2012 at 8:07 AM
Andrew- I dont live in the US so yeah I could see how it could be a bit repetitive but couldn't all the other rides? If you went all the time you could say the same about most!

Gabriel- I'm glad you agree too! It is a perfectly good ride isn't it? I enjoy going on a good few times with the family when the queues are down!

From Orrin Carstarphen
Posted October 31, 2012 at 5:35 PM
Technically speaking it is not really a ride, it is just a special effects show that never changes.

From Tasia P.
Posted November 17, 2012 at 1:58 PM
I went on it my 1st time a few years ago and loved it the cow was hilarious but when I went on it again my next visit it wasn't the same. I got tired of shrek, neutron, Simpsons, & mib but I will never not go on them but idc for twister at all. Fear factor needs to however go before it though. I can see all the unused buildings & boring rides being made into something wonderful by the end of the decade oh wait this isn't tdo so by 2017.

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