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New EPCOT Monorail Narrator

Discussion in 'WDW Parks News, Rumors and Current Events' started by rodserling27, Apr 13, 2012.

  1. captainkidd

    captainkidd Well-Known Member

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    A.The new voice is terrible. No emotion. As others have said, it sounds like a GPS, not a real person.

    B.The Avengers monorail going past the Grand Floridian looks absolutely horrendous. Literally, embarrassing.
     
  2. StAug WDW fan

    StAug WDW fan New Member

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    Monorail voice

    They didn't get rid of the por favor mantagengase Alejandro de las puertas voice did they???
     
  3. captainkidd

    captainkidd Well-Known Member

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    No. That's one thing I think as dumb as Disney is with these decisions, they know there would be an absolute uproar over. I think they realized the popularity of this when they started printing t-shirts.
     
  4. WDWBryan

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    There are t-shirts with that on it?
     
  5. StAug WDW fan

    StAug WDW fan New Member

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    Shirts

    Shirts,bumbler stickers,magnets,ringtones,wall clock,cooking aprons,pillows,mousepads,decorative tile,coffe cup..... You get the idea:ROFLOL:
     
  6. Tom Morrow

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    question - is "please stand clear of the doors" spoken by Jack Wagner?
     
  7. aladdin2007

    aladdin2007 Well-Known Member

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    Yes, its still intact. oh and yes that is spoken by Jack Wagner
     
  8. wdwmagic

    wdwmagic Administrator Moderator

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    I was really surprised to hear the new narration on the resort monorail last Saturday, and again on the express monorail on Sunday. I hadn't read anything about it here before I left for my trip, so I had no clue :ROFLOL:!

    I don't usually have a problem with new narrations (the new TTA narration is fine, and I really don't have a problem with Judi Dench, either), but as others have stated, this one sounds so blasé. It definitely sounds like a GPS and not a real person!

    I listen to WDW tracks all the time, including the most recent monorail spiels, the 25th anniversary, and the original - I like all 3. This one was really weird. I kept telling my aunt that it sounded creepy! Not quite the George Constanza sound-alike reading "Risk Management," but still pretty creepy :lol:
     
  10. docandsix

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    Boo

    Another idiotic decision by TDO. Was MT Carney working the theme park division on the side? It's remarkable how many idiotic decisions are coming out of Orlando these days. And to think some people (not many, but even a few is surprising) are excited about the $1,000,000,000 being spent on NextGen.
     
  11. jt04

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    The decision to spend that kind of money on NextGen was almost definitely not made by TDO. No way, no how.

    And I also believe Disney can and will make every penny back by marketing and selling the technology to others. Including governments. :lookaroun

    ~beta test~ :cool:
     
  12. Figments Friend

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    YES! I was bummed when it was finally changed after all these years.

    I LOVED that retro sounding spiel on the MCO shuttle to the main airport complex.
    When Jack would say "Wether on business, or visting for pleasure, WELCOME to Central Florida! " i will admit it gave me a inner buzz. It was then, and only then, i knew i was BACK in Florida and about to begin another fun adventure.
    Yep....it happened then. Not when actually booking a trip, not when leaving home for the airport, not even when flying in the plane, and not even when landing at MCO.
    Nope...it was when i was on that shuttle and hearing Jack say those words. Then i knew i was back home...officially.

    Funny how the little things like a few recorded words spewing from a automated recording can make such a difference.

    Yeah, i know....i am a geek.....

    :lol:
     
  13. warlord

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    I think he sounded fine when he did that.. why so awkward?
     
  14. Silver Figment

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    I'm gonna miss the old narration. :(
     
  15. Captain Neo

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    times change bro
     
  16. Tigger1988

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    It's amazing the type of overreactions that come out of people. It's a voice over, you'll get used to it.
     
  17. AquaDuck

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    Heard it for the first time today on the monorail, and I was presently surprised. I thought I would hate it but it was incredibly soothing and had a more 80s/90s feel to it. I like it.

    ~ FD
     
  18. wdwmagic

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    I like it. It sounds very "monoraily" to me, almost like it is the monorail talking to you LOL.
     
  19. MaryJaneP

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    Others are also reporting they are pleasantly surprised. I guess only time will tell.
     
  20. Knothead

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    I heard it today for the first time. Wasn't bad at all.
     

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