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  1. The reverse car has been gone for a quite a while now and seeming it wasn't there during school holidays I don't think it will be coming back. Bowser flame worked in the 1:50pm show today.
  2. They seemed to have more trouble making sure people were putting them in the boxes by the exit as they continually yelled out to put them in the boxes as the crowd was leaving. I guess with people being able to fold them, they are easier to hide...
  3. That's them. I would have liked to have seen a facade on top of Roxy Theater, like the Shrek 4d logo and the Marvin the Martian rocket when that was there.
  4. Journey to the Centre of the Earth 4D is now open, interestingly with a few new caution A-Frame signs out the front. This movie definitely throws you around a lot more then the previous Shrek movie (hence the caution signs out the front), and uses the water spray feature a lot more also. The movie seems to just be a 20 min narrated version of the actual Journey to the Centre of the Earth movie but was enjoyable (I haven't seen the full length cinema version so this might have impacted on my enjoyment.) They also use new Real 3D glasses - the same ones you get when you see a Disney 3D movie at the cinemas. The pre-show room theme is no where near as extensive as the previous Shrek movie, which is a disappointment. There are basically three pockets of theming in the corners of the room (which are nicely done, and well lit, but I would have liked to have seen this continue around the room and on the walls) and a projector screen for the pre-show movie. The back wall is painted but the front wall is just black. Its nice to see a new attraction at Warner Bros. Movie World and was definitely enjoyable so go down and see it, the only disappointment was with the limited theming in the pre-show room compared to what was previously there. I have attached a picture of the front and a dodgy picture I took on my phone of one of the corners of theming.
  5. The purpose of Halloween events tho shouldn't be to ride the rides that you can ride any day you go to the park, it should be to experience all the exclusive attractions the night has to offer. I'm guessing the main reason the rides close at 9pm would be council noise restrictions.
  6. Did they get the idea off the movie Grown Ups? What kind of safety regulation problems will be experienced with a ride like this?
  7. Found this on youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nzPahRb7Mxk
  8. Just found this under employment on the myfun website. Interestingly it states Movie World as the park not Paradise Country. http://myfun.com.au/upload/Document/Shuttl...us%20Driver.pdf
  9. That car isn't like that because of an accident. They use one during the Batman street show, they might use them at events aswell maybe?
  10. Its a shame to see a 4d movie replaced by a standard movie.
  11. The block out date is on the printed card they receive, so they really have no excuse.
  12. I believe you can buy it at the gate, but you cannot upgrade your one day ticket to one.
  13. It seems that this company have already done a pirate show with jetskis and diving. Do you think its possible that it will just be a re-carnation of that show. I just found this picture on the website:
  14. I wish there was more then just the split second of that serpent slayer show. It seems pretty good, especially compared to the ski show they are getting rid of on july 20. If they could do that 15 years ago, it will be interesting to see what they do with this new show. I love the helicopter involvement.
  15. I was told yesterday that the corkscrew is now orange? can anyone confirm that?
  16. the ride staff are rostered on one ride per day, the only reason you would change is if there is a shortage on another ride, or your ride has to many and they don't want to send you home. The only exception is the village area and dodgems they are treated as one ride and supervisors. You change positions within the ride tho.
  17. I'm working Christmas eve to. might see you there.
  18. Just been asked to work on tomorrow night, can't wait should be good
  19. I would think they will have a warm up person. But the guy who played mad mike now works at Dreamworld in the mummy walk through so I'm not sure if he will return. Hopefully he will tho.
  20. You can get the Sea World photos at MW and WnW now too. Also thanks to who ever split this into a new topic
  21. The roof out the front of the ticketing booth will be very arched by the looks of the framework that I caught a glimpse of when I drove past MW today. Also this has nothing to do with the roof but it is a change in main street. The shops in main street now do not open till 11:30. Apparently its a cost cutting procedure but i can't help but feel its a bit tacky especially since I've heard that guests knock on the doors of the store asking why they can't come in. When the park is officially open, should it not be that all aspects of the park are now open also? On another note the Lethal Weapon store is now closed. If you want the ride photo you need to go to Superman and you exit the ride through the gate that was on the side of the store. Prices in the park have also gone up. Most things only 5 cents but somethings more. For example a bottle of soft drink is now $4 and a hot dog is $5.50 when they use to be $3.70 and $4.95 respectively. I would think this are changes brought about by the new COO. (A bit off topic but i wasn't sure if that last note was worthy of a new topic or not.)
  22. I thought I better point out that it was actually Des Roe that took the photos .
  23. It looks like Movieworld is getting another roof. This time in front of the ticketing booths.
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