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Transformers: The Ride - 3D

Discussion in 'Lower Lot/Studio Center' started by Jon Fu, Feb 6, 2013.

  1. Ryan

    Ryan Staff Member Moderator

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    Just today was what IU implied.


    Closed longer than a day would surprise me. However, I'm guessing this has to do with a VTU being down. It was forced upon them. Hmm...
     
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    I was at the park and it was closed.  I expect this is an unexpected repair to the VTU system.  

    I am planning to visit again tomorrow.  We shall see.
     
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    As of right now Transformers is back open.
     
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    Ryan Staff Member Moderator

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    And no wait, which means the VTUs are fully operational. If one VTU is down, the ride immediately opens with a 20-minute wait.
     
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    Just rode it. The first VTU scene is still lime green. Not sure if it's only one VTU as I've gotten the same pattern as before. 
     
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    Can't believe I forgot to post this, but the strangest occupancy happened to me on my last ride on Transformers. 


    As soon as my vehicle entered the final elevator, the motion and audio stopped. The car turned around to the back of the elevator so we stared at the back of the elevator while we're moving down the next floor. The ride just slowly went through completely mute back to the station. It was weird. Any idea why that happens? After going on the ride a gagillion times, I think it's pretty cool that happened to me. 
     
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    ^

    Basically, yeah. EVAC just stopped and reseted to the default position. I got to see the car move quickly from the second floor down to the first. It was pretty neat. 
     
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    Yeah, your really lucky! I would have loved to see that... Maybe the next time I go I'll just ride Transformers all day until something happens  :D
     
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    This sounds like a vehicle fault mid-ride resulting in the vehicle going into the default position. When this happens, your RV faces the same direction as it would when unloading and loading. Since the final VTU screens face opposite, that's why you faced the back. This is rare and sometimes unexplainable. Usually means that the door got loose during the ride or something distrupted its cycle.
     
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    Just went on Transformers again today and guess what....THE SAME THING HAPPENED TO ME TODAY. Same scene too. The cars stopped and switched to default after the last elevator. Weird. 
     
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    @Freak I guess it's a lot more common than it seems
     
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    The Transformers Ride breaks down SO MUCH! I remember it breaking down on January 2nd, along with 2 other times I went on it. It is really frustrating because all that Universal gives you for compensation is a pack of jelly beans and a free carnival game (when the Flinstones still had their carnival)
     
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    You know what, Looking back at your post, I recall the door in my vehicle rattling so it was probably a loose door. It was vehicle number 15 that this happened. 
     
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    GranDesign - Transformers The Ride 3D - Media Blitz - Universal Studios Hollywood (2012):

     

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