Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit now open at Universal Studios Florida

Posted Wednesday, August 19, 2009 11:22 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Universal Studios Florida sends word today that Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit is now open for business.

To see photos of the ride, including a close up of the trains, visit the CoasterBuzz Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit page.

Visit the official media site.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 1:11 PM
ridemcoaster's avatar

Figures after I just left.. Now I gotta fly back down. Sheesh.. :)


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Wednesday, August 19, 2009 2:35 PM
eightdotthree's avatar

Ha ha. That stinks. I can't wait to ride it, with all the different music combos it will give nerds like my wife and I lots of re-ride possibilities to keep it fresh.


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Wednesday, August 19, 2009 3:07 PM

Rode it a few days ago... its fun, but nothing special (except for the whole music thing - that was cool). It also seems somewhat rough and is never very intense. I'll be interested to ride it again with some of the bonus tracks.

I'll gladly take Mummy over it any day.


Andrew

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Thursday, August 20, 2009 8:42 PM

I haven't ridden it, but did see it in person while it was being built, and the hills don't seem to be curved enough to produce any real airtime. After seeing cool rides like Skyloop from this company, aside from the trains, Rockit seems to have a boring layout.

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Wednesday, August 26, 2009 10:51 AM
ApolloAndy's avatar

From what I hear, Skyloop isn't that great either.


Hobbes: "What's the point of attaching a number to everything you do?"
Calvin: "If your numbers go up, it means you're having more fun."

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