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CM at Disneyland Splash Mountain Lift Hill

Discussion in 'How do they do that?' started by BasiltheBatLord, Aug 14, 2017.

  1. BasiltheBatLord

    BasiltheBatLord Well-Known Member

    Oct 13, 2014
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    Really random question that I'm wondering if anybody here can answer:

    In Disneyland's Splash Mountain, if you turn around and look to your right as you start to ascend the lift hill you'll notice a small exit passageway that is curtained off. In years past the curtain was not there and if you looked you could actually see a person sitting in a chair watching the ride vehicles through the passage (I also may have remembered seeing the glow of a TV monitor). Does anybody know what the purpose of this CM is? Is it to monitor the lift hill to make sure nothing gets stuck or something like that?

    Friends and I would often make a game of always turning around and yelling "Hi!" to this CM. (I wonder if that's why they put the curtain in...)
  2. bingie

    bingie Well-Known Member

    Jan 30, 2006
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    Making sure people behave... and don't stand up.
  3. egg

    egg Well-Known Member

    Jan 19, 2016
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    You'll find an employee at the top of just about any log flume hill for the same reason. At most parks they aren't hidden. I like to pretend I'm rowing.

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