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Old 08-18-2008, 10:33 AM
 
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How does RC handle the crowd who want to use the FlowRider? I imagine there must be a long line waiting to us it. It looks as though there are only 2 people at once using it?
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Old 08-18-2008, 10:42 AM
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I've done the Flowrider on the Freedom. Unless, things have changed, only 1 person was riding it at a time. There are 2 lines, 1 on each side of it. The lines take turns/rotate the riders. I don't really see how 2 people can do it at once, too small. I posted a review of it, you should be able to find it under the "Find" tab on the tabs. Anymore questions, let me know. Lil' Lori
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Old 08-18-2008, 10:47 AM
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I've only seen one passenger at a time on it. The attendants will go out sometimes to help. The line can be long on at-sea days. You sign a waiver each day and get a wrist band. They limit the time each person is on it. Many will get back in line again.

On the Liberty last year I got angry when a family's kids spread out in the line, and then when one got done they'd jump back in line with the family member closest to the front. My son was in line and so he never got to the front, along with many others. The attendant wasn't doing anything to stop it, but he obviously should have realized the same people were going over and over. People in the viewing stand started complaining loudly and he put the jerks in the back of the line - and then their parents jump up and ask the attendant what his problem is! He told them and they stormed off, to our catcalls.

He then let my son and the others take a lot of time on their turns.

Selfish people enrage me, and it was apparent those kids learned from experts - their parents.
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In March on the Liberty they had a divider down the middle and two people were on at once. The first day of the cruise was the only day of single riders. There was an attendant on either side and things moved along well. We had the shortest lines around 5:30 p.m. when early dining seating were off to "get ready" and on a Western itinery most days we were already underway (windy! and chilly for the line standing--not the most optimal experience, but it did make for shorter lines). They claimed that we were very lucky to have a day of single riders that they always have it divided now.
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Old 08-18-2008, 11:09 AM
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They claimed that we were very lucky to have a day of single riders that they always have it divided now.
Interesting. Thanks for the updated information. I guess they needed to address the lines. Rumor has it the Oasis will have two flowriders.
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Yikes! I can't imagine riding it with a divider down the middle. It just seemed too small. But, I guess it works. That would help a lot with the lines. Lil' Lori
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I can't imagine riding it with a divider down the middle.
Yeah. My son liked to sweep from one side to the other and kick up a rooster tail. I guess he won't anymore.
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Geez, we didn't have a problem with more than one…



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You've posted that picture before, it is one of my favorites--my kids saw it before vacation and said let's do that for next years Christmas card. We checked frequently but it was always running--perhaps it was shut down when we were in port enjoying the day!
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Rumor has it the Oasis will have two flowriders.
Two? Cool :-)

Should be this two places on deck 15, right?
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