Harry Potter Theme Park

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    kretzy

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    Universal are recreating the world of Harry Potter in a new theme park.

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    Sounds pretty cool to me.
     
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    EricNau

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    Will they allow mere muggles to enter? (I know, it was stupid, but I needed to say it.)

    I can't picture an entire theme park based purely on Harry Potter, unless they were to recreate Hogwarts and/or Diagon Alley, the forests, etc. (which would be pretty cool).
     
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    kretzy

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    Yep I think that's what they're doing. Just found another link with more details.

    Edit: and another just for good measure.
     
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    devilot

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    Okay. :eek:

    So at first I was gonna tease max_alt slightly... and then I clicked on the latter links, and I dunno if it's because I'm silly tired, or what, but I'm genuinely intrigued. Replicas of Hogwarts. Mmm. Diagon Alley would be fun, too. Would they have portions that resemble London, though?
     
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    I am here to say that I am the biggest harry potter fan on McaRumors.
     
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    I hate to burst your bubble, but I think I hold that title. :)

    I've traveled to London for each of the four movies. This time around I'll be there July 12th - July 22nd, so I can see the movie and grab the last book all in one fell swoop.
     
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    G5Unit

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    ehem: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q8N6FXZ1v2s

    Haha, bored saturday night...
     
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    TheAnswer

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    With "highlights" like the book/DVD orgy and the book frenching, I totally expect to see you on Dateline when they go after Pedolibrophiles.
     
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    ColoJohnBoy

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    Uhhhhh.... ?

    I'm not conceding any title in this, but I laughed hard enough I almost peed myself. :)

    I have to point out my costume for a Halloween party a few years back themed "F***ed-Up Fairy Tales". My costume: Gender-confused Harry Potter
     

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    Yeh, not my best angle, and that was a year ago...:(


    Haha maybe you can take that screen cap off?
     
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    OH MY GOD! THAT IS SOOOOO WRONG! But I totally burst out in laughter. HP theme park? Uh, cool I guess, I won't be going though.
     
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    squeeks

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    they are using an existing mid evil section of the park (the north west corner with dueling dragons) and just expanding and re theming it to fit the harry potter world, so its really not that big of a deal
     

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    Of course they are. Now as long as they leave LOTR alone, things will be OK.
     
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    I am so going to that theme park dressed as Aragorn.
     
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    Noooo.... How can they corrupt The Dueling Dragons, that was my favourite :'(
     
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    QFT


    Oh well Islands of Adventure is still the best.
     
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    ezekielrage_99

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    I wonder if they'll have a ride where you go into Dumbledorks's closet then you come out of it just like he did ;)
     
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    childish, but funny, not a fan of harry potter but I'm surprised no-one did this sooner...
     
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    Ahahaha. I'll go as Frodo! I'd love to see the evil looks the harry potter people would give...:D
     
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    Thats like going to a Trekkie convention dressed as Yoda :eek: You'll die!
     
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    I remember having Harry Potter toothpaste at one stage, it was shaped like a lightning bolt.
     

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