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Celebrate the grand opening of our community forums starting April 4, 2014.

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Meet Our Community

Say hi, introduce yourself, and get acquainted with our community before you enter the park gates!

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Tutorials & Tech Support

Help us help you make the most of the Orlando Informer Community Forums.

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Universal Studios Florida

  1. Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley

Discuss the attractions, venues, history, and future of the world's premier movie and TV based theme park.

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Islands of Adventure

  1. Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Hogsmeade

Discuss the attractions, venues, history, and future of the place where your adventure begins!

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Annual Events & Special Celebrations

  1. Halloween Horror Nights

From birthday perks to Halloween Horror Nights, discuss the personal celebrations and famous events to be experienced at Universal.

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Universal CityWalk

The Entertainment Capital of Orlando - find out what excitement awaits you.

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Universal's On-Site Hotels

  1. Portofino Bay Hotel,
  2. Hard Rock Hotel,
  3. Royal Pacific Resort,
  4. Cabana Bay Beach Resort

Prepare to stay in the heart of the action.

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Touring, Planning & Two-Park Topics

  1. WWoHP & Diagon Alley Vacation Planning

Let's look at how you're preparing for your trip, touring the parks, and how we can help with topics that encompass both USF & IOA.

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Tickets, Transportation, Vacation Packages & Promotions

  1. Annual Passes, APHs & Loyalty Programs

Discuss the nitty-gritty details of your visit to Universal.

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Share & Discover More

Have a question or topic about Universal that doesn't fit in any of the categories above? Post it here.

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Popular Pages in the OI Universal Center

From our crowd calendar to our insider guides, if you have a question about the material in the OI Universal Center, this is where to start.

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Famous OI Blog Post Series

Discuss our Rumor Round-Ups and BIG 5 blog posts, and offer suggestions for future blog posts.

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Special Needs Are Universal

Our goal is to help special needs families have amazing vacations in Central Florida. Post all your topics related to disabilities here.

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Walt Disney World

  1. Magic Kingdom,
  2. Epcot,
  3. Disney's Hollywood Studios,
  4. Disney's Animal Kingdom,
  5. Downtown Disney,
  6. Disney's On-Site Resorts & DVC

The place to discuss the Mouse House. Note: we have a separate forum for all of Orlando's water parks.

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SeaWorld Parks

Explore the ocean and connect worlds at SeaWorld and Discovery Cove. Note: we have a separate forum for all of Orlando's water parks.

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Busch Gardens Tampa

From wildlife to wild rides, Busch Gardens is Tampa's ultimate family adventure destination.

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Central Florida’s newest theme park, specifically designed for families with children ages 2 to 12.

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Orlando's Water Parks

Wet 'n Wild, SeaWorld's Aquatica, and Disney's Typhoon Lagoon & Blizzard Beach.

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Off-Site Hotels & Accommodations

If you're not staying on-site at a theme park resort, discuss your arrangements here.

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Central Florida Vacation Planning

Seek advice about your plans and post your tips for visiting all of Central Florida's amazing destinations.

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Ports of Call

Whether you're sailing from Tampa or Port Canaveral, discuss your cruise itinerary and questions here.

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Share Your Trip Reports

We can't wait to hear about your Central Florida experience. To share your story, start a new topic here!

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Local Events, Attractions & Shopping

MegaCon, LeakyCon, Fun Spot, International Drive, Premium Outlets, mini-golf, etc.

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Restaurants & Nightlife

Where to eat and party outside of the parks.

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Local Living

Calling the world's #1 family vacation destination your home is a unique experience.

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Hospitality & Industry News

Shop talk.

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Theme Parks Around The World

Discover the diversity and possibilities of theme park destinations in the US and across the world.

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The Common Room

Be a part of the greatest cultural phenomenon of our generation: Harry Potter.

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Global Lounge

International visitors - meet your fellow countrymen and share the experience of traveling from aboard.

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Digital Life

Movies, TV, music, apps & videogames: plug into the virtual realm of entertainment.

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What Moves You

From sports teams and fitness routines to the food we crave, books we cherish, and family we love, share what keeps you moving forward.

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General Discussion

Two-for-ones all night at the tiki bar.

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