Universal closing Jaws ride

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Universal closing Jaws ride

Post by avengador1 » Fri Dec 02, 2011 11:11 am

Universal Orlando Resort announced Friday to its fans on Facebook that it will be closing the "Jaws!" ride and Amity area of Universal Studios Florida for good on Monday, January 2.
http://www.cfnews13.com/article/enterta ... al-Orlando



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Re: Universal closing Jaws ride

Post by avengador1 » Fri Dec 02, 2011 11:29 am

As an annual passholder I even received an email from Universal about this. They are calling it "Jaws the final voyage".
On January 2, 2012, one of Universal Studios' most iconic rides is heading out to sea for the last time. In order to make room for an exciting new attraction, Captain Jake's Amity Boat Tours is closing and we invite you to come celebrate with one final ride of JAWS®.

Come relive your favorite memories and get ready to scream as the Great White Shark takes its last bite.



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Re: Universal closing Jaws ride

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Re: Universal closing Jaws ride

Post by DonutGoddess » Fri Dec 02, 2011 12:33 pm

*Sigh* another good one gone. Last time I went on it the kid next to me was screaming his brains out because he thought it was real. It was a hoot.


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Re: Universal closing Jaws ride

Post by ktulu » Fri Dec 02, 2011 3:44 pm

Bummer, another attraction I won't get to experience :(


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Re: Universal closing Jaws ride

Post by Mr. D. » Fri Dec 02, 2011 7:59 pm

They going to turn it into another Harry Potter attraction?

*sigh* I have only been to Universal once in my life, but Jaws was one of my favorite attractions.



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Re: Universal closing Jaws ride

Post by Doctor McKey » Fri Dec 02, 2011 9:38 pm

Being a Universal employee, I can not release any information that I may know about any changes to the park... but what I can say is that JKR and Warner Brothers would never allow Potter to be split between the two parks. When Potter is ready to expand, it will be in the space adjacent to where it is now...

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Holy.. JAWS closing for good- USO

Post by Darksin » Fri Dec 02, 2011 10:13 pm

Just announced:
JAWS and Amity Island will be closing 1/2/12 for good.
It will be making way for a new attraction and area not yet announced.

http://www.cfnews13.com/article/enterta ... Amity-area

Let the insanity of speculation begin.


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Re: Holy.. JAWS closing for good- USO

Post by Cheshire Figment » Fri Dec 02, 2011 10:35 pm

They are going to have a tunnel over to IOA and expand Harry Potter. The tunnel will, of course, have slidewalks as at many airports.



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Re: Universal closing Jaws ride

Post by Big Wallaby » Sat Dec 03, 2011 9:31 am

I was actually thinking that one of my first transfers would be to Jaws. Guess not. As I understand it, the reasons for closing it are sound. Still, it will be missed.


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