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Old 07-22-2016, 02:55 PM   #286
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The Simpsons area in that park looks amazing! So much bigger and better than the one at Universal Orlando. Glad you enjoyed your last day in California and had a safe trip home.
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Sounds like it was a great trip. You are certainly in the minority, finding the red eye a restful night's sleep!
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Sounds like it was a great trip. You are certainly in the minority, finding the red eye a restful night's sleep!
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The Simpson area looks very immersive. I've never been a fan of the show, but Luke and Stefanie used to watch it faithfully, so I'm sure we'd have to visit this area for a while.
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Wow that Simpsons area of Universal is just so amazing! I've been to Universal Orlando and took part in the Simpsons attraction there, but I don't remember ever being this emulsified outside of the attraction and being able to take part in such amazing enhancements to this ( I can't think of how to describe this interaction!)

I've always been a big Simpson's fan but don't watch much now, but seen so many episodes in the prime years. Always remember Mr. Plow, Homer eating the poisoned blow fish, 64 slices of American cheese and all the different intros at the end!

It was so well written and why I continue to love it as you do! My brother is also a big fan of the show. Makes me want to go to LA now and see this as much more to see outside of the attraction and Disneyland as well for the first time! It's been since 2009 since I rode the Simpson's in Orlando, but I can't forget how great and unique an attraction it was from my memory!

One other thing is I own a bit of Simpsons memorabilia! Just when the show took off Burger King offered a Simpsons character doll each week with some sort of meal purchase. This was some 20 years ago and I got the whole set of the Simpsons' family, which I still have! I just had to have these. Must be worth something now Sharon!

They've been packed away for some time and when I moved three years ago, I came across them. Hope they're still there...I'm sure they are in a box and I'm pretty sure, where to find them...
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Wow, I thought that was great value - I was expecting you to say a lot more than that!

The park looks so much fun and surprisingly different to the east coast version. I assumed they'd be pretty similar, but I love the idea of the water stunt show, very neat!
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Looks like you enjoyed your time at Universal! You're so brave driving to LAX by yourself at night. The highways in California are very intimidating to me especially at night! Glad you were able to sleep all the way home on the red eye! That's certainly the way to travel if you can do it. Looking forward to your final thoughts
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The Simpson's land looks super cute. Glad your flight was uneventful. I hate the red eyes anymore - I just need my sleep too much
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My goodness, Sharon. You certainly were busy for those 11 days. I love all the pictures of DL and DCA. Because of your pictures of the California ScienCenter my DH and I will be going there when we visit Los Angeles/Anaheim/San Diego in February. Thank you for your TR. I really enjoyed reading it.
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