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New Poll, New Concept Art of Dervish and Banges at Wizarding World of Harry Potter

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Posted by: sue
February 25, 2009, 06:27 PM

The great news keeps on coming as Universal Orlando has now released new concept art for the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park attraction: this of Dervish and Banges. Due to be located in the Hogsmeade village portion of the park, Universal says that the store "supplys the Wizarding community with school supplies, Quidditch gear and magical, wizarding equipment." At this store, park visitors will be able to purchase "authentic and unique items from the World of Harry Potter."  Also new is a poll regarding which dragon you might like to ride (Chinese Fireball, or Hungarian Horntail).

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park is currently under construction in Orlando, Florida  and is due to open sometime next year.

Thanks Joel and Elizabeth!

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oh, and i’ll be hopefully going there on my honeymoon!!!
though June in Florida might roast me alive.

Posted by cowashee on February 25, 2009, 08:59 PM report to moderator
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I may have to take out a second mortgage to buy all these items.

Posted by Garden State Geek on February 25, 2009, 09:16 PM report to moderator
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Awesome Idea for the store… I see they have a picture of Hermione’s dress from the Yule Ball. I would love to wear that! And I voted for the Chinese Fireball… you never see it in the movie!

Posted by ChrissyPuff on February 25, 2009, 09:19 PM report to moderator
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The new concept art looks marvelous. I cannot wait for the theme park to open next year!

Posted by Kirk on February 25, 2009, 09:28 PM report to moderator
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I can’t wait to go!

Posted by aLilyForAPrince on February 25, 2009, 09:37 PM report to moderator
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hungarian horntail!! seriously!! i would ride that! and i am not partial to riding roller coasters or any thing like that.

Posted by mai {beatnik owl} on February 25, 2009, 09:50 PM report to moderator
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How exciting! Like Disneyland for the new era :)

Posted by muzic823{ROAR} on February 25, 2009, 09:54 PM report to moderator
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Do we know an official open date yet? My family has been putting off their trip to see the Mouse until we know for sure when this attraction will be open! Harry first, Mouse definitely second!!

Posted by ErinM {Roar} on February 25, 2009, 10:04 PM report to moderator
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I think this theme park is going to be so awesome! I hope I’ll be able to visit it sometime!

Posted by Attolia [squee!!!] on February 25, 2009, 10:13 PM report to moderator
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<—- excited beyond measure!

Posted by levi-OH-sa, not levio-SA [neville♥myhero] on February 25, 2009, 11:22 PM report to moderator
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Where is the Common Welsh Green? We could share a pint after the ride.

Posted by Noble Birth Descending on February 25, 2009, 11:29 PM report to moderator
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I can’t wait!!

Posted by Moody One ♥ROAR♥ on February 25, 2009, 11:30 PM report to moderator
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A group of us are planning on attending the theme park but like the movies, it seems to be changing it’s opening date. Makes it a little hard to plan in advance.

Posted by Cool G on February 25, 2009, 11:36 PM report to moderator
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That is going to be so awesome!

Posted by Lady of the Lake on February 26, 2009, 01:17 AM report to moderator
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I’ve got to say, I wish Dervish and Banges would be brighter. Imagine that bluish/gray ceiling in some orangy/read colour in stead…!

The colours in this art work seem gloomy… It might be alright when it’s bright new, but after a couple of years, when you add some dust and general wear and tear – how is it going to look then?

Posted by Nora McGonagall on February 26, 2009, 06:17 AM report to moderator
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