Friday, July 3, 2009

Terrifying yet Thrilling!


Let's go for a ride!

Did I tell you we went to DisneySea while vacationing in Tokyo? We saved the best for last and spent an entire day there. I'll write more about our visit later but right now, let's see what awaits us at the terrifying Tower of Terror.
Riding the Tower of Terror was an exhilarating experience like none other! It almost feels like I'm
one of those Online Casino US Players! The moment you enter a casino, you can already feel the buzz of excitement in the air. As you make your way through the crowd, you decide just which machine has your name written on it. You take in the sounds of the slots and money pouring out as some lucky winner strikes it rich. You suddenly feel excited and you can't wait to feel that rush of excitement from winning too. It's fun; it's exciting and a little scary all in one, which were what coursing through me when I decided to ride this attraction! busuk


Let me tell you a little background history about this attraction. Apparently, this hotel tower was owned by Harrison Hightower III; an extremely rich explorer and collector. On New Year's Eve 1899, he had planned an elaborate press conference in his luxurious Hotel Hightower to reveal his latest discovery, a strange statue named Shiriki Utundu. On that fateful day, the elevator that Mr. Hightower was taking to transport his statue to the hotel's penthouse crashed down to the ground without warning! Mr. Hightower was never found and the only thing salvaged in the elevator was the mysterious Shiriki!
The tour of the hotel starts in the lobby. Here you can see the destroyed elevator where the fateful accident occurred. We were then ushered into a private-office room, to listen to the story of what happened that night. I might not be able to understand Japanese but there was no mistaking the urgency and fear in his voice as the narrator laughed eerily into the darkness. At that time, I was still calm, cool and collected. I mean, how bad could the ride be? marisini


Shriki shrieks!

We continued our tour and finally reached the service elevator where it all happened. We took our seats and put on our seat-belts. It was pitch dark inside and everyone were already whispering and talking in anticipation of what's going to happen next. The elevator makes its way to the top when halfway through, we encountered the scary Shiriki himself who cast a spell on us! While still recovering from the shock of our scary encounter, the elevator door opens and everyone caught their breath as we took in the amazing bird's eye view of DisneySea, all the way from the top! gigitjari hah


Yowzaa! We're going down with Mickey and gang!

Before I could even gear myself to hold on tight, the elevator suddenly drops in a freefall at such tremendous speed that all I could do was laugh! I laughed from fear, from the funny feeling in my stomach, from the tears that were threatening to spill at any moment; it was outrageous!gelakguling


No turning back

While laughing and shr
ieking in hysterics, I closed my eyes and hoped for the best. The elevator stops short of crashing to the ground and we eventually end up safe and sound back on the ground floor. I could breathe easy again but my knees were shaking as I wobbled out of the ride, into B's waiting arms who did not join me by the way, for fear of feeling dizzy it seems! ihikhik

Experiencing the thrilling Tower of Terror is a must for all DisneySea visitors. If you don't go on any other thrill rides, this one is a must-not-miss. I'm so glad I made the scary decision to go for this ride. I needed to do something outrageous, to shake the youth within and remind me that life is just awesome! That heady rush of excitement and fear of the unknown and what's going to happen next gave me the rejuvenation I needed. It almost feels like winning a million bucks in a fancy casino! gelakgulingtepuktangan
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104 comments:

Monica,  July 3, 2009 at 3:13 AM  

:-D :-D :-D

Phatelara,  July 3, 2009 at 3:14 AM  

Meowie!!!

Phatelara,  July 3, 2009 at 3:17 AM  

OMG! I think if I were to ride on it, I won't scream but I'd laugh hysterically like you did, Marzie!!!

Phatelara,  July 3, 2009 at 3:18 AM  

Alamak, poor thing B, takut dizzy ke? :):)

Phatelara,  July 3, 2009 at 3:19 AM  

Makcik Jepun tu cam rileks jer kan Marzie??? Hehehehe sengih lagi she hehehe...

Phatelara,  July 3, 2009 at 3:19 AM  

Why la all the guys mcm takde perasaan? LMAO!!!

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Mariuca,  July 3, 2009 at 3:23 AM  

Monica! Meow 1! :)

Mariuca,  July 3, 2009 at 3:24 AM  

Hola Monica!

Mariuca,  July 3, 2009 at 3:24 AM  

Debbs! Meow 2! :)

Monica,  July 3, 2009 at 3:24 AM  

disconnected again!! >:o >:o

Mariuca,  July 3, 2009 at 3:25 AM  

Kamon Meow 3, where are u?

Mariuca,  July 3, 2009 at 3:25 AM  

Hahahahahhaah kenot tahan la Debbs, automatically terlaugh, scared at the same time but there’s nothing u can do so just laugh! ROTFLMAO!

Mariuca,  July 3, 2009 at 3:27 AM  

Takut dizzy it seems Debbs cause the last time he went on something similar, dizzy after dat. So I went on the ride with his fren, the guy next to me ha ha!

Mariuca,  July 3, 2009 at 3:27 AM  

Tu la, kelakarnya dat time, then see the pic, we too noticed the makcik so cool like dat ha ha! Happily smiling!

Mariuca,  July 3, 2009 at 3:29 AM  

LOL!! Dunno Debbs, padahal I was screaming and laughing there, had to peluk B’s fren without shame cause scared hahahahahha!!!

Mariuca,  July 3, 2009 at 3:30 AM  

Oh no, what is up with screamyx Mon? When u gonna call to throw tantrum?!

Monica,  July 3, 2009 at 3:39 AM  

hahaha so funny...but fun lah! 8-) 8-)

Phatelara,  July 3, 2009 at 3:39 AM  

Sebab the gravity pull kan, makes you feel geli hati if you know what I mean lol!!

Monica,  July 3, 2009 at 3:40 AM  

that's why lah suddenly disconnected >:o >:o

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Phatelara,  July 3, 2009 at 3:40 AM  

LMAO!! Had to peluk B's friend lagi wahahaha patutla he oso tersenyum riang hahaha...

Phatelara,  July 3, 2009 at 3:41 AM  

Oh okay, must avoid such exciting rides la kan? Poor B, had to miss the fun! :)

Phatelara,  July 3, 2009 at 3:41 AM  

Oh they mmg have the photo service ke, Marzie? ;)

Phatelara,  July 3, 2009 at 3:42 AM  

Meow 3, where art thou? :*

Phatelara,  July 3, 2009 at 3:42 AM  

Yay me, meowie!! 8-) 8-)

Phatelara,  July 3, 2009 at 3:42 AM  

Alamak, poor thing Mon! Screamyx needs tantrum-throwers! :(

Mariuca,  July 3, 2009 at 3:43 AM  

I know exactly what u mean by the geli hati bit Debbs, hahahhaha mmg cannot tahan sure laugh one! :)

Mariuca,  July 3, 2009 at 3:44 AM  

SO thrilling and fun Mon, I was walking on air after dat lol! :)

Mariuca,  July 3, 2009 at 3:45 AM  

Always disconnected nowadays Mon, wonder what’s goin on….

Mariuca,  July 3, 2009 at 3:45 AM  

Yeah la, B’s colleague dat one, but he’s so funny la, teman me go shopping at Lush all hahahhaha!

Mariuca,  July 3, 2009 at 3:46 AM  

LOL but later we took the Indiana Jones Ride, and he went on dat one he he!

Phatelara,  July 3, 2009 at 3:46 AM  

Wahaha so sporting la B's friend. :):):)

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Mariuca,  July 3, 2009 at 3:47 AM  

Meow 3 sleeping it seems, hurry up Meow 3!

Mariuca,  July 3, 2009 at 3:48 AM  

Yeah Debbs! So after the ride, if u wan to buy the picture, which comes in a really cool frame, u can get it for 1250 yen if I’m not mistaken..of coz I bought it ha ha ha! :)

Monica,  July 3, 2009 at 3:50 AM  

Hiya Debbs! connection will disconnect anytime i don know why :(

Monica,  July 3, 2009 at 3:51 AM  

hahaha walking on air! :-D

Phatelara,  July 3, 2009 at 3:52 AM  

Owh..will you be writing about the Indiana Jones ride? I wanna show it to C kalau ada pics, he loves Indie! :)

Phatelara,  July 3, 2009 at 3:52 AM  

Oh coolness! Clever la the Japs! :)

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Monica,  July 3, 2009 at 3:52 AM  

lol where is Meow 3?

Phatelara,  July 3, 2009 at 3:52 AM  

Geli hati and perut, Marzie lol! :)

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Mariuca,  July 3, 2009 at 3:53 AM  

I experienced similar prob last month, screamyx acting up again….

Phatelara,  July 3, 2009 at 3:53 AM  

Maxis connection has been acting funny too recently, Mon. I almost called them just now lol!

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Mariuca,  July 3, 2009 at 3:56 AM  

U top meowie so far Debbs! :)

Mariuca,  July 3, 2009 at 3:56 AM  

No energy to throw tantrum nowadays lol…

Mariuca,  July 3, 2009 at 3:57 AM  

Yeah! He claims I made him a Lush convert, happily buying and sampling stuff hahaha, so funny!

Mariuca,  July 3, 2009 at 3:59 AM  

Yeah, felt so rejuvenated and free like dat Mon!

Monica,  July 3, 2009 at 3:59 AM  

yalor if u don see me, it means i fed up wz screamyx edi! LOL!

Monica,  July 3, 2009 at 4:00 AM  

u 're using Maxis broadband Debbs?

Monica,  July 3, 2009 at 4:01 AM  

hehe so funny lah yr friend! :-D

Mariuca,  July 3, 2009 at 4:01 AM  

Sure I’ll be writing abt Indiana Jones ha ha! Got pics too, yay! :)

Mariuca,  July 3, 2009 at 4:03 AM  

Clever he he but most theme parks have the photo service I believe! :)

Mariuca,  July 3, 2009 at 4:05 AM  

LOL! Mmg funny la, had a great time with the guys! He won something for me oso at the game place yay! :)

Mariuca,  July 3, 2009 at 4:08 AM  

Ha ha ha abaden! How to put blurry pics on our blogs right? ;)

Mariuca,  July 3, 2009 at 4:09 AM  

Silly screamyx, silly ec lol… hey Debbs, I don understand my LW earnings la!

Monica,  July 3, 2009 at 4:11 AM  

hahaha yeah! coz i see some ppl don mind blurry pics on their blogs :-D

Phatelara,  July 3, 2009 at 4:13 AM  

I've never been to any theme parks, GP! I am such a rusa masuk kampung lol! :)

Phatelara,  July 3, 2009 at 4:13 AM  

Yay, nanti I show to C. :):)

Phatelara,  July 3, 2009 at 4:13 AM  

Yup, am using Maxis BB, Mon! :)

Monica,  July 3, 2009 at 4:15 AM  

Genting theme parks Debbs? :)

Mariuca,  July 3, 2009 at 4:17 AM  

I hope u get to visit a theme park one fine day, will add that to my billionaire gift list for Debbs lol! :)

Mariuca,  July 3, 2009 at 4:17 AM  

I hope u get to visit a theme park one fine day, will add that to my billionaire gift list for Debbs lol! :)

Mariuca,  July 3, 2009 at 4:22 AM  

Wait for it C! ;)

Monica,  July 3, 2009 at 7:24 AM  

Mariuca buzz2 ;)

Mariuca,  July 3, 2009 at 7:26 AM  

LOL! Still up Mon? Woosh woosh chop, go for it!

Monica,  July 3, 2009 at 7:28 AM  

gonna zzz soon hhahahhaha u get my buzz2? :-D

Mariuca,  July 3, 2009 at 7:31 AM  

Yeah kaming over now!

Tellie,  July 3, 2009 at 8:18 AM  

I always laugh when I'm not suppose to. Seems like you do too :P

Phatelara,  July 3, 2009 at 8:20 AM  

Apa yg u tak understand about your LW earning, GP? Email me ok?

Phatelara,  July 3, 2009 at 8:21 AM  

Yay me, top meowie for now! Nanti hujung bulan I cannot ngechop! :(

Phatelara,  July 3, 2009 at 8:22 AM  

Not even Genting!! Thanks Marzie for adding that to your billionaire gift list, amin! :):)

Mariuca,  July 3, 2009 at 8:23 AM  

I tak faham la my amount…ok will email you!

Mariuca,  July 3, 2009 at 8:23 AM  

Debbs, chop at MPG, waiting for 2 more choppers… ;)

Mariuca,  July 3, 2009 at 8:38 AM  

Welcome Debbs ha ha! OKB! Genting pun tak???? Sunway Lagoon sure dah visit yes? :)

Mariuca,  July 3, 2009 at 8:41 AM  

Hey Tellie, u didn’t leave ur link here, but thanks for stopping by. Good to hear u laugh when panic too LOL! :)

Phatelara,  July 3, 2009 at 9:16 AM  

Hehe ye ke? I hope I can make it! :)

Phatelara,  July 3, 2009 at 9:16 AM  

Not even Sunway Lagoon lol!!

Anny,  July 3, 2009 at 10:17 AM  

I see you have a very fun time in Japan... so many happy pics Marzie :D now i wanna go Japan too! :-P

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Ane,  July 3, 2009 at 10:25 AM  

I would have screamed my head off if I were on that ride! LOL :-P :-P

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Ane,  July 3, 2009 at 10:25 AM  

Wow.. I miss having the exhilarating feeling! :-D :-D :-D

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Jean,  July 3, 2009 at 10:43 AM  

hahaha... sounds fun la, marzie! :-D :-D

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Jean,  July 3, 2009 at 10:44 AM  

makes me wanna ride on it too!! i love this kind of game. :)

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Jean,  July 3, 2009 at 10:45 AM  

funny la the pic of yr friend.. his hair macam stand up like in shock. :-P tsk.. dun tell him, k! ;)

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Mariuca,  July 3, 2009 at 8:28 PM  

Astaga, go la Sunway Lagoon and make a day of it!

Mariuca,  July 3, 2009 at 8:29 PM  

I had a blast Anny dear, I recommend Japan to everybody, go la! And hey, meow 3! :) Thanks for chopping sweetie!

Mariuca,  July 3, 2009 at 8:45 PM  

LOL Jean! His hair mmg spiky!

Life Ramblings,  July 3, 2009 at 11:07 PM  

i admire your guts. as for me, i'll die of heart attack instantly.

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Life Ramblings,  July 3, 2009 at 11:08 PM  

I'm terrified of that free falling feeling when you go up and down and up and down. :-P

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Rizal,  July 9, 2009 at 7:37 PM  

Ahak.. macam best tuu naik mender tuu walaupun boleh kecut perut.

Even yang naik kat Genting Highland pun sama.

Kelakar tgh tgk pemandangan yang indah keliling.. tetiba benda tuu jatuh.

Yang pompuan semua jerit2.. yang lelaki menjerit, tapi menjerit mencarut ketakutan.. hahaha.. :-D

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foongpc,  December 6, 2009 at 1:41 AM  

Ooh! What a scary ride! Free fall! Such a thrill! I must ride this next time I go Disney!

foongpc,  December 6, 2009 at 1:41 AM  

Btw, the story about Shiriki is damn spooky to me! :)

Mariuca,  December 6, 2009 at 7:06 PM  

LOL spooky right??? Now imagine ur inside the elevator, pitch dark and he suddenly appears at the screen…yowzaaaaa!

Mariuca,  December 6, 2009 at 7:06 PM  

He he scary indeed Foong but oh so thrilling, I’m so happy I decided to be adventurous! Seriously rejuvenated me this ride! :)

LadyJava,  May 21, 2011 at 1:46 AM  

wah.. sounds so thrilling GP!!
would love to go on the ride!!

Bill,  May 21, 2011 at 1:52 AM  

I have rode this before so much fun. they take you all the way to the top and then it is a free fall from the hahahhahaaha 8-)

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