Following these rules will usually dramatically improve your experience.
  1. Stay to the right in any walkway.
    American theme parks, at least.
  2. Know the number of people in your party and have it ready for the ride attendant.
  3. Go straight to your rows, and stay there.
  4. Get in, sit down, lock yourself in.
  5. Remain seated at all times during the ride.
  6. Stay behind all safety lines until directed other wise.
  7. Asking if the wait time is accurate, will 99% of time time result in a yes, so don't bother.