If I understand correctly there is no icon this year except:
While I can tolerate and understand smaller-budgeted events scaling back, it’s a bit tougher for me to tolerate the most expensive and highest attended event in the world doing it.
HHN has eliminated scarezones and are now saying that the entire park is a scarezone. I have a hard time believing that it’s a good strategy for the throngs of wild drunks in Universal Studios and I am not confident that this is an additive strategy rather than a subtractive one.
I’ve watched the HHN Scarezones move from being elaborate to not so elaborate to downright cheap. Last year it seemed to be “let’s just put a bunch of chainsaw guys in there and old props whatever”.
Now we have no Scarezones.
Epic marketing spin getting the fanboys excited about the entire park being off limits. Read between the lines. It just means they set less shit up for you.
I am actually a little less excited to go this year. I still love HHN. Don’t get me wrong. I’m not here to bust a nut on anyone’s spaceship. However, the price keeps going up and we keep getting less and less. Someone needs to call bullshit on it.
Universal Studios does some stunning work. They are one of my favorite places in the world. I just expected better.
2012 house List:
AMCâ€™s â€œThe Walking Deadâ€
Penn & Teller
Dead End: What were once just ghastly rumors about an old, abandoned house have come to life as actual bone-chilling apparitions.
Gothic: The still, stone protectors of an ancient European cathedral have awakened to fight intruders off at any cost
House of Horrors: Universalâ€™s Legacy of Horror where classic monsters of fear appear in blinding black and white.
Bill and Ted
20 Penny Circus: Magic for People of Questionable Taste
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