What are your thoughts on the Astro Orbiter?

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What are your thoughts on the Astro Orbiter?

We always seem to miss going on this ride. I think I rode it when I was a kid but don't really remember. Is this a "Must Do"? I was leary of taking my kids on it because of the height and tilt.

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I must admit that in all my trips to WDW, I have never been on the astro orbiter, nor is it on my bucket list.

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I'm not a fan of heights, so Astro Orbiter has never really been on my must do list. I can remember hving fun on it as a kid, but that's because it was scary to me. These days I just avoid it.

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Wait..this just caught on fire. Did we talk about that here?

I went on it once..it was okay. We did it at MNSSHP when the lines were low but that line is ridiculous any other time. Also, it sort of dips forward so you kind of feel like you might fall out. It's fun-ish...but not rock my face off amazing or anything.

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I really don't care for this. I'll ride it if we have absolutely nothing better to do, but the cars just kinda turn me off. And I think the que is kinda dumb. There, I said it. eek

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I like the ride! I like the height, and how it's daring because of the height and tilt, but not really daring at all Smile BUT - I agree with Jeff - the ride queue turns me off and prevents me from riding it most of the time. It always seems to have a really long line. But I'll probably take DD6 on it this year. She's never been (I'm not sure she's ever noticed it!)

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I actually only have done it once, this past March with out 3 year old. It was fun, but I wouldn't wait in long lines for it.

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have never ridden yet

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Out of our five trips, we've only ridden it once. None of us (ranging in ages 10-28) have any desire to go back on it. Puzzled

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I've never ridden it either. It's just not different enough from anything I could find at a local fairground.

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i have never been on it either for the same reason

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I've ridden it a couple of times, but that is only because there was only a minimal line. I like it fair enought but my husband doesn't because of the height.

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And it did catch fire recently..any word if it's back up and running yet??

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Looks like a carnival ride...I always skip it.

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never ridden it!

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