Monthly Archives: December 2012

T2:3D – ENDGAME LA

Terminator 2:3D at Universal Studios Hollywood

The first time I saw T2:3D – Battle Across Time was not in Los Angeles, but rather, in Florida at Universal Studios there. The impact and impression it left on me was deep, and as a theme park fan, it was one of those plateau moments when your jaw hits the floor and you know that you’ve just witnessed a true step forward in “E” Ticket experiences.

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REVIEW: Fallout Shelter at Knott’s Halloween Haunt 2012

Like gamers remaining loyal to their favorite shooters, Knott’s Halloween Haunt fans are very loyal to Fallout Shelter, which returned in 2012 to the event. It was one of the few mazes that wasn’t truncated this season, other than its marquee signage. So, if you were fortunate enough not to pass Fallout Shelter by, you were in for a treat!

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REVIEW: The House at Haunted Hill 2012

The House at Haunted Hill Woodland Hills CA

The House at Haunted Hill has become very special to Theme Park Adventure since we were introduced to it a few years ago. Definitely one of the most impressive home haunts in the United States (which then means the world, since no one does Halloween like we do), we look forward to this multimedia extravaganza each season, and it never disappoints!

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TPA’s Winter Nights at Sam’s Back for Another Round

TPA Winter Nights at Trader Sam's

On December 9, 2012, the second TPA’s Winter Nights at Sam’s meet-up continued on the patio of Trader Sam’s at the Disneyland Hotel with tons of laughs, good friends, and Tiki drinks. While the group was smaller than we’ve had in gatherings past (likely due to Holiday craziness), we welcomed back many familiar faces and a few new ones! In particular, the folks from Chills for Change┬ácame to visit all the way from Santa Barbara! Talk about dedication! It was a pleasure to meet the crew, and we hope to see you guys back soon! We are honored that a nearly two-hour drive is worth attending our event!

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Betty White Gets the “Who-Manitarian of the Year” Award at Universal Studios Hollywood

Betty White at Universal Studios Hollywood for GrinchmasOn December 6, 2012, actress and animal activist Betty White was presented the “Who-Manitarian of the Year” Award at Universal Studios Hollywood for her lifelong dedication to animal welfare. In addition to her great achievements in helping countless animals, Ms. White was recently named Chairman of the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association. The award was presented to Betty White by the Grinch’s lovable sidekick Max on a crispy Thursday morning under the Whoville tree. Theme Park Adventure was honored to be a part of this ceremony, and to witness the talented Betty White receiving an award she deserves!

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