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Old 08-25-2013, 08:02 AM   #16
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I got a really good look at the expansion from the backstage area when I was taken out from Health services thru there this week..June 2014 official opening is what the Universal employee said was the target, so a May soft opening wouldn't be out of the realm of possible.Looks fantastic so far and the progress is amazing.I couldn't believe how huGe it all is .
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Old 08-26-2013, 01:43 PM   #17
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Old 09-07-2013, 09:11 PM   #18
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Photo Update from today (Saturday 9/7/13)













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Old 09-08-2013, 07:36 AM   #19
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Old 09-08-2013, 11:22 AM   #20
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This looks awesome!! I am so excited for the expansion. I love HP. Plus, it will definitely be open by the next time my family heads to Orlando.
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Old 09-16-2013, 07:07 AM   #21
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Progress from yesterday:

Full report: http://allaroundorlando.blogspot.com...da-potter.html






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Old 09-18-2013, 07:49 AM   #22
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Oh my Gosh,
Im freaking out, I cant wait. Will probably go to Orlando next summer or fall. With my family and boyfriend, then we will go to the parks but me and my boyfriend have already decided that we will be going again 2015 or later to be able to go when the crazy crowds have gone down.

This looks amazing
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Old 10-13-2013, 07:07 PM   #23
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Another update from Universal today: http://allaroundorlando.blogspot.com...slands-of.html

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Old 10-14-2013, 10:37 AM   #24
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Awesme pics! I am hearing rumors from an inside source of May 2014 opening, with potentially soft openings in April.
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Old 10-14-2013, 11:23 AM   #25
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Awesme pics! I am hearing rumors from an inside source of May 2014 opening, with potentially soft openings in April.
I think that's too soon...expect softs sometime in June. I would be completely shocked if HP2 opened in May.
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Old 10-14-2013, 11:40 AM   #26
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Metro, I said the same to my inside source, but they were ADAMANT that it would be open by May with soft openings before.
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Old 10-14-2013, 12:19 PM   #27
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We will be there right before it opens!! First week of April.. I can only hope that they have a "soft opening" while we are there, although I don't exactly know what that means.. I'd just like to be able to walk through it!
Still, I've dreamed of seeing WWoHP since they were first talking about building it years ago, so I will be happy even if I just miss the opening of the expansion!
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Old 10-14-2013, 12:24 PM   #28
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Metro, I said the same to my inside source, but they were ADAMANT that it would be open by May with soft openings before.
There are too many factors that could delay construction between now and then so your source must have some sort of crystal ball to know there will be no delays. At this point in the game, no one knows any more than anyone else.
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Old 10-18-2013, 09:24 AM   #29
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I can't wait to see pictures of the outside of the buildings completed. Remember how exciting it was as the pictures of the WWoHP at IoA came out? It was the first thing I checked every morning...

My sister and I are going to plan a fall 2014 trip with our families. They have only ever made a day trip there once, and wait till they see what it is like to have an extended stay while staying onsite!

My middle niece is a huge HP fan, and I told her we would one day do the HP rides together, now we can do both lands on the same trip... No one else in her family is an HP fanatic like her (and me) so it will be a special trip for us. She can experience HP with someone else who appreciates it like she will.
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Update from 10/25:
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Oh ya...a train was put on the tracks too!!
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