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Unread 21 May 19, 01:47 PM  
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Originally Posted by deanobrown View Post
From what I understood by vertical drop, it's like 13 at Alton Towers... You will stop on a special piece of track that will literally "drop" onto another track below, and then continue the ride.

I could be wrong though?
Yes, that was what I thought too.

The cars will be horizontal but the whole track will break away and drop down vertically. Like being on Tower of Terror but only dropping 17 feet.

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I know we wont truly know until we get some full ride povs- if universal do release one- and some reviews but how intense are we reckoning this will be?
It seems like it will be reasonably intense. It has that freefall drop already mentioned, 7 quick-launch accelerations, and go 70 degrees upwards and then drop back down backwards. So imagine elements of ToT, Rock'n'Rollercoaster and Everest mixed together.

Also, it has a height restriction of 48 inches. Which is the same as Forbidden Journey, Revenge of the Mummy, and Rock'n'Rollercoaster. So I guess it'll be as intense as those.
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So imagine elements of ToT, Rock'n'Rollercoaster and Everest mixed together.
That sentence has just made me smile a lot, 3 of my favourite rides!
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Can't wait to get on this! Not the biggest universal fan but the Harry Potter part is great and needed another decent ride 🏍🛵
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Fab to see a proper ride, not another simulator 😁😁😁
Hope its a contender to the Hulk & Rip Ride Rocket (my all time favourites) 😁
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Looks amazing, I will struggle going backwards. Motion sickness tablets will be required
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So now open for business, Universal have done well with this-we were there in September and construction had barely started so for it to be open some 9 months later is good.
Being ultra-critical (and tongue in cheek) the ride vehicles look to shiny and new to belong to Hagrid and the motorbike resembles a mobility scooter!
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