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No fanfare for the 50th anniversary of Pirates

Discussion in 'Disneyland Resort' started by Kira Nerys, Feb 23, 2017.

  1. Evan-500

    Evan-500 Well-Known Member

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    I literally just pictured a radish in a red dress standing in the line up... if someone can photoshop that right now I will die.
     
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  4. Evan-500

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    I guess my point is, originally when this post started it was about how nothing was happening to commemorate the 50th... now they've announced all this stuff for 4 days, and people are still complaining. It just confuses me. We went from people expecting nothing, to people expecting more then they got.
     
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    Okay I did my best...

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  7. Evan-500

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    Yeah, I don't know about that. I've read the same thread with the same comments, and haven't seen anything that I think supports the level of hyperbole you launched into orbit. Proportional reactions are a good thing.

    Having said that, I guess I may as well weigh in. It seems to me that POTC is historically Disney's signature attraction, and worthy of a little celebratory attention, which is what they are giving it. People are going to form opinions about what form that takes, and express them on a message board that exists for that purpose of discussing and expressing those opinions about DLR.

    Your milage varies.
     
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    Put it this way, you're all going home with a handcrafted Origami pirate ship IN a bottle.
     
  11. mickEblu

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    Personally, I think the festivities sound.... ok. I'm most disapointed in the fact that there doesn't seem to be any cool merch associated with this anniversary. For the parks 50th, when I was 24 years old and Disney wasn't really on my radar, I understand they sold replicas of the talking skull. I was hoping for some unique offerings like that.
     
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    I whipped one up on my lunch break.

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    Your wife had something to do with the lack of cool merch. She said you spend too much as it is. :D
     
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  14. Practical Pig

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    I knew you'd be all about the merch. ;) You may still get some satisfaction. In Phruby's post #119, it's noted:

    Limited-edition anniversary merchandise will also be available in New Orleans Square while supplies last. Disney promises “Collectible cards” as well.

    Hopefully they'll cough up something you'll like.
     
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    Thanks! I saw that. I guess Im not expecting much as we are only days away and the only thing they actually mentioned are the cards. As if they are the highlight offering.
     
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    LOL. Her shoes cost way more than my toys!
     
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    Things will always be that way, and not just with Disneyland. I don't think anyone was expecting absolute zilch. That's why this thread was created, we were wondering where the announcements were.

    Pirates is arguably Disneyland's most iconic attraction and a fan-favorite. In my opinion, it deserves something that should last longer than four days. Coincidentally, I had already made plans to go up to the parks this Sunday, so I'll be able to catch it, but it would have been nice to get more time.
     
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    Well I expect a full report on how it all is, it is one of my favourite attractions after all :)
     
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    Exactly. The only day I can go this week is Sunday and by then, any limited merch, whatever that is as they have been extremely vague, will probably be gone.
     
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    Right. We can probably kiss our chances of getting any limited merchandise goodbye. The mega fans will be on the prowl, while I'll be working on Thursday and Friday.
     
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