March 30'th is dooms day for "Back to the future"

Wednesday, March 14, 2007 12:12 AM
Couldn't you just go to California and ride it?

Same thing. ;)

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Wednesday, March 14, 2007 1:31 AM
I suppose there's an argument for saying that BTTF is the best ride in Universal Studios. Unfortunately, that doesn't say much for the Studios...

MIB is kinda cool, Earthquake is nifty, BTTF was alright, and the rest of the park is lackluster at best. Mummy is, in my opinion, the only truly compelling reason to go to that side of the complex -- someone at Universal needs to wake up, figure that out, and start reviving it right quick.

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Wednesday, March 14, 2007 9:27 AM
Universal Studios is weird (FL version, anyway). The park is beautiful but there really isn't much to do. Mummy is growing on me but aside from that, the only must-see attractions are Earthquake, Jaws, Shrek 4D and MIB. The rest of the stuff I could take or leave... definitely leaving BTTF, of course. As Tina said, it's a 90's ride, ironically based on an 80's franchise!
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Wednesday, March 14, 2007 10:09 AM
BTTF isn't being removed....it's just being sent "Back in Time"... ;)

You may groan now... :)

*** Edited 3/14/2007 2:09:37 PM UTC by rollergator***

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Wednesday, March 14, 2007 11:56 AM
rollergator:

well doc brown can't hang around for ever - he's got the rest of time to explore! ;)

*jumping on the bad-joke bandwagon*

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Thursday, March 15, 2007 5:51 PM
I heard that the reason that they are closing the attraction, is because there is a shortage of flux capacitors(sp);)
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Thursday, March 15, 2007 6:15 PM
Maybe the park is running out of money for a new transformer for the 1.21 JIGOWATS of energy the ride needs. Either that or Christopher Lloyed wants more money for his face to be used.
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Thursday, March 15, 2007 7:38 PM
I agree, Futurama seems to be a better fit for a ride like that, but of course, you know, it fell to the FOX mindset of that era that removed us of shows like Firefly and Family Guy (though now I wish they didn't bring Family Guy back at all...)
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Thursday, March 15, 2007 9:31 PM
That ride was cool when I was 5.

The other ride I thought should go or modernize was Jaws. On my ride there the steering wheel of the boat feel off, and the guy was not good at his job either. He was in the action of picking up the gun when it shot jaws.

Hopefully it gets a makeover of some sort.

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Friday, March 16, 2007 12:43 AM
It just went thrue a makeover recently, allthough I don't think they added anythimg new to the ride.
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Friday, March 16, 2007 3:42 PM
I know this is kinda geeky, but...

it's actually spelled 'gigawatts'... He just pronounces it 'Jigawatts"

Just the progression on the prefix scale in the metric system..

kilo=1,000
mega=1,000,000
giga=1,000,000,000
tera=1,000,000,000,000
peta=1,000,000,000,000,000
exa=1,000,000,000,000,000,000

and of course the infamous google which is 1 followed by 100 zeros (hence the name of the search engine site to imply there's a ton of search results available)

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Saturday, March 17, 2007 4:29 AM
How about googol? Google is a tech company that knows about all your kinky web searching habits.
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Sunday, March 18, 2007 3:50 PM
I may have the spelling wrong now that you mention it... but I remember reading something a while back that it was the reasoning behind the search engine's name -- as if to imply that were how many search results were possible or that it had that much information available to it.
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Sunday, March 18, 2007 4:00 PM
1 googol = 1.0 × 10^100
1 googolplex = 10^1 googol *** Edited 3/18/2007 8:03:17 PM UTC by Acoustic Viscosity***
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Sunday, March 18, 2007 4:35 PM
I thought a googolplex was a movie theater with 100 screens?

(ok, my bad jokes are coming strong now.. maybe I should stop posting for the day :) )

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Sunday, March 18, 2007 5:17 PM

Acoustic Viscosity said:
1 googolplex = 10^1 googol

1 googolplex = 10e100^(10e100) ?
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Monday, March 19, 2007 8:20 AM
It's happening! The GEEKS SHAL INTERHIT THE EARTH!
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Tuesday, March 20, 2007 1:19 AM
I mean this in the kindest possible way, because I really can't tell...

was that an accidental typo of 'inherit' or did I miss an inside joke?

(BTW, we have always owned it... everyone else just doesn't believe it yet ;) )

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Sunday, March 25, 2007 6:16 PM
My girl friend & I rode Back To The Futures many times. We both really enjoyed riding Back To The Future. And we liked riding it in the front row.
My girl friend & I will miss Back To The Future ride. I am so glad that my girl friend & I had a chance to ride Back To The Future ride.

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