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Expedition Everest effects status watch

Discussion in 'WDW Parks General Discussion' started by wdwmagic, Apr 18, 2007.

  1. marni1971

    marni1971 WDW History nut Premium Member

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    Everest lost its misting due to poor design; it was water based and interfered with track sensors. Instead of finding an alternative it was just removed.

    Spaceship Earths steam effects are generated from a single point; no steam in Rome means no steam for the printing machine.

    Tower of Terror had several systems; the boiler room again was water based and made the walkways allegedly slippery. The 5th Dimension system created condensation on the glass. But again, no alternative was used. Rock n Rollercoaster in Paris found the water based system made evacuation walkways too slippery. So they installed different system. It is possible.

    None water based systems need more maintenance and attention. Not to mention restocking.
     
  2. ADMachine

    ADMachine Well-Known Member

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    Nope, Everest has never officially closed for an extended rehab. It's really showed these last few years, as the ride has just looked genreally nasty
     
  3. Master Yoda

    Master Yoda Pro Star Wars geek. Premium Member

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    I never said they were building a new one or doing a 100% swap. I said that most likely needs to be done to make it work in full A-mode again. As I understand it, they still can't decide who gets to pick up the check. A lot of smaller scale fixes have been attempted and none have worked.

    As to the overhead arm swing, I have no clue what they are going to do about that. I don't see relocating the Yeti being a economically viable option which most likely leaves it in the realm of legal wrangling.
     
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  4. G00fyDad

    G00fyDad Well-Known Member

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    They just need to hire a CM actor and dress them as the Yeti then have them swinging from the rafters and screaming. :cautious:
     
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  5. MisterPenguin

    MisterPenguin Premium Member

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    Spray paint Chewbacca white!
     
  6. ADMachine

    ADMachine Well-Known Member

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    That makes sense. The way your original post was worded, it seemed they were building an all new yeti
     
  7. Master Yoda

    Master Yoda Pro Star Wars geek. Premium Member

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    I have had dreams that they were.;)
     
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  8. Cole Walker

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    Ok, let's keep this thread on track lol. Basically what effects are down is what we already know (Yeti obviously still in B mode, mist gone due to triggering track sensors, bird on a stick comes and goes, etc). I'm really hoping Everest might get a major refurb after Pandora is complete. It hasn't had one since opening and it might just solve our yeti problem.
     
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  9. KBLovesDisney

    KBLovesDisney Well-Known Member

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    (I am sure this has been mentioned numerous times, but I really don't want to go back through and read the posts. Sorry, I'm lazy)

    Any word on clean up of hair ties at the top? It looks awful, too close to looking like a sub par theme park area in comparison. They need a security camera up there if they don't have one already...
     
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  10. danyoung56

    danyoung56 Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, it's been discussed a lot. No real solution, though.
     
  11. pbrsaau

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    Why are the hairbands so difficult to clean up? Is it not as simple as cleaning them up at the end of the day?
     
  12. Tom Morrow

    Tom Morrow Well-Known Member

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    It's literally as simple as sending someone up there once a week, or even once a month, after closing or before opening.
     

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