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Re: Changes to Extra Magic Hours
« Reply #15 on: September 15, 2017, 08:16:01 AM »
New-new EMH are taking into account what people have been saying and the logistical issues involved.

From October 1st, EMH will last from 8:30-9:30. The park won't open until 10 but non-hotel guests will be allowed in from 9:30 as they are now.
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Re: Changes to Extra Magic Hours
« Reply #16 on: September 15, 2017, 09:14:05 AM »
Seems like a whole lot of drama and messing about for a change of 1/2 an hour! Perhaps they could've just altered which rides were open and left the times as they were...much simpler.
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Re: Changes to Extra Magic Hours
« Reply #17 on: September 15, 2017, 09:14:18 AM »
New-new EMH are taking into account what people have been saying and the logistical issues involved.

From October 1st, EMH will last from 8:30-9:30. The park won't open until 10 but non-hotel guests will be allowed in from 9:30 as they are now.

Allowed in where? Up to the hub, or all the way to the rides (whole park or just MH rides)? What is opening at 10?
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Re: Changes to Extra Magic Hours
« Reply #18 on: September 15, 2017, 06:20:44 PM »
New-new EMH are taking into account what people have been saying and the logistical issues involved.

From October 1st, EMH will last from 8:30-9:30. The park won't open until 10 but non-hotel guests will be allowed in from 9:30 as they are now.

Allowed in where? Up to the hub, or all the way to the rides (whole park or just MH rides)? What is opening at 10?

By the sound of it, it's the same as it is now in DLP in that they'll be allowed in Main Street and the hub but will have to wait for rope drop to access the other areas. No idea how they're going to run this in the Studios. Maybe they won't be allowed out of Studio 1?
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Re: Changes to Extra Magic Hours
« Reply #19 on: September 17, 2017, 10:15:55 AM »
Thanks for all the info - I'm glad it's now 8.30 as 9am seemed rather pointless. It's excellent to see the studios (especially Crush) finally included here, but like others I'll miss buzz and other Discoveryland rides.
I understand a compromise had to come somewhere though so on balance it's still an improvement!
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Re: Changes to Extra Magic Hours
« Reply #20 on: September 20, 2017, 06:48:08 PM »
Yet more updates!

Extra Magic Hours are now called Extra Magic Times - I guess 'hours' wasn't really very accurate any more!

RnR has been added to the roster at the Studios so now there are 3 rides in that park to spread the guests around a bit more.

A little note at the bottom of the press release says 'some of the attractions will be available to all our guests from 9:30am until official park opening time' which seems to mean they have no easy way of limiting access to the Studios (and tbf the courtyard and Studio 1 are no where near as big as Main Street and the hub so it likely wouldn't be safe) so the rides there will essentially be open to all from 9:30am with the rest opening at 10.
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Re: Changes to Extra Magic Hours
« Reply #21 on: September 21, 2017, 08:45:02 PM »
Yet more updates!

Extra Magic Hours are now called Extra Magic Times - I guess 'hours' wasn't really very accurate any more!

RnR has been added to the roster at the Studios so now there are 3 rides in that park to spread the guests around a bit more.

A little note at the bottom of the press release says 'some of the attractions will be available to all our guests from 9:30am until official park opening time' which seems to mean they have no easy way of limiting access to the Studios (and tbf the courtyard and Studio 1 are no where near as big as Main Street and the hub so it likely wouldn't be safe) so the rides there will essentially be open to all from 9:30am with the rest opening at 10.

Thanks for sharing - even better! So excited for EMT (that feels weird) in the Studios, it will make such a difference to get on Crush. I've had many trips where I haven't managed to ride it at all, between breakdowns and crazy wait times.
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Re: Changes to Extra Magic Hours
« Reply #22 on: September 23, 2017, 03:07:39 PM »
If it's helpful to anyone, I've written a (hopefully comprehensive!) guide to new Extra Magic Times here.
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Re: Changes to Extra Magic Hours
« Reply #23 on: September 23, 2017, 03:27:14 PM »
If it's helpful to anyone, I've written a (hopefully comprehensive!) guide to new Extra Magic Times here.

Thanks for sharing! Will take a look
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Re: Changes to Extra Magic Hours
« Reply #24 on: September 23, 2017, 08:30:34 PM »
If it's helpful to anyone, I've written a (hopefully comprehensive!) guide to new Extra Magic Times here.


Don't forget that Dream and Fantasy passholders still have early access.
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Re: Changes to Extra Magic Hours
« Reply #25 on: September 23, 2017, 09:58:08 PM »
If it's helpful to anyone, I've written a (hopefully comprehensive!) guide to new Extra Magic Times here.


Don't forget that Dream and Fantasy passholders still have early access.

Ah thank you! Yes of course they do, completely forgot some people will have those still. I will add that with acknowledgement.  :)
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Re: Changes to Extra Magic Hours
« Reply #26 on: October 01, 2017, 09:32:23 AM »
New EMT started today.

By around 9am, Crush was at 75mins, Ratatouille at 55mins, the Pavilion at 45mins and everything else was walk on. No Peter Pan's flight at the moment because it's closed for a short refurb.
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Re: Changes to Extra Magic Hours
« Reply #27 on: October 01, 2017, 12:21:52 PM »
New EMT started today.

By around 9am, Crush was at 75mins, Ratatouille at 55mins, the Pavilion at 45mins and everything else was walk on. No Peter Pan's flight at the moment because it's closed for a short refurb.
Woah! Those seem like crazy times for EMH but could that just be because it's a weekend and also the first day the studios was open?
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Re: Changes to Extra Magic Hours
« Reply #28 on: October 01, 2017, 01:49:22 PM »
Does anyone know if the Fastpass ticket machines are open during EMT?

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Re: Changes to Extra Magic Hours
« Reply #29 on: October 01, 2017, 02:11:10 PM »
Does anyone know how green pass slots are working with Princess Pavillion now it's open earlier?
And are the meets the same as previously?


 

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