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Post by HSolo29 » Aug Thu 06, 2009 10:46 pm

It's definitely a ride where you need to be in the mood to get completely soaked. It may not happen, but you always have to be prepared. Walking around in dripping clothing isn't exactly the most pleasant thing in the world, but if it's really hot and miserable the day of your visit, it might be worth it.
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Post by Joe90 » Aug Fri 07, 2009 3:52 pm

If I was putting up the signs on the water rides I would give you a little idea on what to expect.

For Example

"You may get splashed"
"You will get splashed you may get wet"
"You will get wet you may get soaked"

Kali River....."You will get soaked you may drown"

My mother in law got really soaked. :lol:
I like Kali River :twisted:
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Post by KarenM » Aug Fri 07, 2009 6:20 pm

I hate getting soaked down to the underwear. There's nothing more misreable. Use the poncho. You can still enjoy the ride and you'll still get wet just not drenched. Also put your feet up on the bar of the center thing. The bottom of the raft always has big puddles. I like to keep my feet out of the water.

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Post by GoCubsGo » Aug Mon 10, 2009 9:50 pm

Yeah, i would recommend the ride, it is pretty fun...Some people get extremely soaked on that ride, so it's great for a hot day. If you don't want to get wet either stay off or wear a poncho. However, other people only get a few drops of water on them (like me, i've never actually gotten soaked on the 4 times i've been on it), so its up to you to put on the poncho.

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Post by Mr.ToadWildRider » Aug Tue 11, 2009 7:39 am

See I've never seen anyone as soaked as Bilge Rat's at IOA. I got very wet last November and I hit every conceivable point where one gets wet, but it wasn't that bad. It comes over the lip of the raft and soaks your rear end/lower-mid back but that's it. Aside from a few squirt guns at the end which are minimal I don't really recall any point where something lands on your upper body.

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Post by GoCubsGo » Aug Thu 13, 2009 1:43 pm

Mr.ToadWildRider wrote:See I've never seen anyone as soaked as Bilge Rat's at IOA. I got very wet last November and I hit every conceivable point where one gets wet, but it wasn't that bad. It comes over the lip of the raft and soaks your rear end/lower-mid back but that's it. Aside from a few squirt guns at the end which are minimal I don't really recall any point where something lands on your upper body.
Interesting, my brother last time hit every splash point on KRR and was soaked and he's over six feet!

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Post by Joe90 » Aug Thu 13, 2009 4:46 pm

When Stacey does her "Top Seven Must sees" she gets soaked. :lol:

It is a bit Russian Roulette like though, you may be just fine :)

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Post by Mr.ToadWildRider » Aug Fri 14, 2009 7:53 am

Joe90 wrote:When Stacey does her "Top Seven Must sees" she gets soaked. :lol:

It is a bit Russian Roulette like though, you may be just fine :)

Do you feel lucky?
I really don't think Stacy got all that wet from just the ride, my guess is that was staged.

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Post by Soarin08 » Aug Sat 15, 2009 11:11 pm

LOVE IT!! I rode it around Easter when AK stayed open til 8pm- CMs let us stay on over and over. A group of us guests rode six times in a row together to see who could get the wettest. One of my best WDW memories. :)
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Post by metsofny » Aug Mon 17, 2009 12:28 am

It's a fun ride. It seems I'm always the "lucky" one who gets soaked.

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Post by disneylizzy » Aug Sun 23, 2009 7:35 pm

I've heard that you either get barely sprinkled with water or you get completely soaked. There is no rhyme or reason as to where to sit b/c the ride vehicle is round and rotates.

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Post by Soarin08 » Aug Sun 23, 2009 7:37 pm

disneylizzy wrote:I've heard that you either get barely sprinkled with water or you get completely soaked. There is no rhyme or reason as to where to sit b/c the ride vehicle is round and rotates.

That's pretty much the case. Though I usually get drenched.... :D
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Post by Future Guy » Aug Sun 23, 2009 8:05 pm

I've gotten drenched both times I rode it. It was great fun!

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Post by cccmouse » Aug Mon 24, 2009 9:27 am

I have enjoyed the ride in the past, but we have not ridden it on our last 10+ trips. I just don't like spending the next few hours soaking wet and like others have said chances are very good that you will get SOAKED. Too bad they can't have a soaked and not soaked option like you have with the spinning and non spinning options at Mission Space.

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Post by disneylizzy » Aug Tue 25, 2009 8:10 am

Soarin08 wrote:
disneylizzy wrote:I've heard that you either get barely sprinkled with water or you get completely soaked. There is no rhyme or reason as to where to sit b/c the ride vehicle is round and rotates.

That's pretty much the case. Though I usually get drenched.... :D
That's why it's still the one thing in AK that we haven't done. It would be too hard to drive home for 2 hours in soaked clothes.

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