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Hey Tough Guy. Yeah, I'm Talkin' to You

Discussion in 'WDW Parks General Discussion' started by dreamscometrue, Apr 13, 2012.

  1. Lord Pheonix

    Lord Pheonix Active Member

    Jan 19, 2005
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    when i stub my toe at 3 in the morning on the way to the bathroom
  2. fractal

    fractal Premium Member

    Sep 23, 2009
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    The Little Mermaid and Alladin scene in Mickey Philharmagic always puts a lump in my throat.

    I won't admit to anything more than that.
  3. Donfan

    Donfan Active Member

    Aug 10, 2003
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    There are several things that make me stop and think throughout all the parks. But the one that really gets to me is the "Two Brothers" sequence in the American Adventure in EPCOT. And I am often surprised at how many non-Americans are in there. It can't mean much to them, but they still seem to show up. I suppose it is because anything Disney does must be considered good by them, even if they don't really understand it very much.
  4. The Empress Lilly

    The Empress Lilly Well-Known Member

    Jun 3, 2007
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    Americans watch movies about Canada and France and do rides through Mexican and Norwegian history, no?
  5. Toveck

    Toveck Member

    Jan 30, 2008
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    I tend to tear up when I get the first look at the castle on each trip. The beginning of Wishes gets me and recently I had to almost buy stock in Kleenex.

    My 13 year old daughter got to march with our high school marching band down Main Street a month ago. I was not too bad during their parade, but the kids were all taking pictures and dancing by the castle. That parade song came on with the lyrics "it's the time of your life" and I lost it! It took me a good 5 minutes to settle down.

    Just the experience of seeing my little girl performing there was almost too much, and the whole year of planning and fundraising just hit me. It was all sooooo worth it.
  6. WorldKey

    WorldKey Member

    Jan 29, 2010
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    Definitely 'The American Adventure'.....this Civil War scene and also the ending when they play 'Golden Dream'.......open the floodgates
  7. derelicte19

    derelicte19 Well-Known Member

    Dec 2, 2010
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    Oh there are many for me!!

    Wishes, Illuminations and Fantasmic ALWAYS get the waterworks flowing
    The Golden Dream sequence in American Adventure
    When you fly over Disneyland in Soarin
    The movie in One Mans Dream
    Festival of the Lion King when they sing Circle of Life (I can't see the part of the movie where they play COL or even just hear the song without tearing up)
    Taking the monorail that last time and hearing "If this concludes your visit to the Walt Disney World Resort, we hope you had a wonderful time and will return home safely" :cry:

    Is it sad I'm tearing up writing this, thinking about how I'm going to see it all in 10 days? lol
  8. dreamscometrue

    dreamscometrue Well-Known Member Original Poster

    Jun 4, 2005
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    I am Canadian, and that scene always gets me too. I love The American Adventure attraction. I do know quite a bit about American history, but even if I didn't, I still think I'd love the show, and understand that scene...it is moving.
  9. TaoBoxer

    TaoBoxer Active Member

    Apr 5, 2011
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    Wishes gets me teary eyed. No wait, I meant to say, it over stimulates my Lacrimal glands ! Whew, that was close !
  10. JillC LI

    JillC LI Well-Known Member

    Jan 24, 2007
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    Bite your tongue, Tough Guy!!!! :p I'd sob like a baby over THAT! :eek:
  11. Big Phil

    Big Phil Well-Known Member

    Jan 10, 2010
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    Tough guy? I have my moments thats for sure. Okay, I'll start by saying that I never cry in public or private. I don't know why I don't do it in private even. My wife has seen me cry once, on our wedding day 4 years ago. I didn't even cry when our son was born a year ago. Call it the stubborn male in me but its how I am, I never saw my dad cry until I was 15 years old at my grandmother's funeral. So I never cry but part of me envys the men who have no qualms about it.

    However, I am a very sentimental man and can certainly be touched by many things in life and if I get a lump in my throat at the end of every viewing of "Its a Wonderful Life" at Christmas then I do at Disney as well. Some moments that make me melt:

    - Pretty much the whole ride of Small World. I love the song and I'll watch videos of it just to hear the music again. It is so special to me in part because it was the first ride I ever rode in 1991. When I'm 70 years old I will always remember my mom insisting that we ride it first thing in the morning because she had heard it was good
    - Wishes, some of those moments paralyze me
    - Spectromagic, if there was a ride that rolled everything good about Disney into one package this is it, they even have the crows from Dumbo on the last float
    - Country Bear Jamboree. I always defend this attraction. An oldie but a goodie. My dad loved it when he first went in 1973 and he was an adult. Apparently so did my grandparents. In a way it kind of ties me together with my grandfather, who I never knew.
    - Leaving on the ferry at night. I always wait long after the park closes to finally leave, so usually the ferry is not even close to being full. No matter which time I've been there I am always genuinely sad at the end of the night looking back at the Castle. I like to soak in the trip back to the port as much as possible but looking back at the Castle lit up just makes me wish everyone could experience this place - just once.
    - The sign on the way out "See You Real Soon". I miss the place already.
  12. Stellajack

    Stellajack Lady Tremaine's School of Refinement drop-out

    Aug 23, 2001
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    The "American Adventure" always makes me cry. When the music swells at the end of the presentation, it seems as if my heart is going to burst with emotion.:cry:
  13. pintraderpayee

    pintraderpayee Active Member

    Feb 19, 2006
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    American Adventure "Two Brothers" "Golden Dream" and the scene where they show the astronauts from the 80s and the 9-11 scene

    Listening to Voices of Liberty sing any patriotic song

    Flag Retreat at MK

    DDEPILLO Active Member

    Aug 21, 2007
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    Let's see....I,m 38 my bench press is over 300 lbs and I,m a combat veteran but I do not think I,m tough because I watched my wife give birth to our w
    Twin girls, one the tradition way and the other by C section. That's tough.....but yes when you here the little girl say, And all your wishes, gets me every time :D

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