1. Welcome to the WDWMAGIC.COM Forums!
    Please take a look around, and feel free to sign up and join the community.You can use your Twitter or Facebook account to sign up, or register directly.
    Dismiss Notice

What should NOT have been replaced?

Discussion in 'Past Attractions' started by General Grizz, Oct 23, 2003.

  1. SSH

    SSH Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 16, 2013
    Messages:
    243
    Likes Received:
    371
    I definitely miss Wings, Horizon, WOM, Kitchen Kaberet and Imagination too...but I really miss the Skyway...my husband proposed to me on it! He kept pushing us to the back of the line, so that we would be aboard at the precise moment the nightly fireworks over the castle were starting and then he popped the question. Such a special memory. When we came back the next year to be married in Disney, the ride was already closed.
     
  2. Wikkler

    Wikkler Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 10, 2013
    Messages:
    2,210
    Likes Received:
    4,322
    My first time was in 2013, but the YouTube videos of these attractions are good enough for me.

    Wonders of Life
    Horizons
    Spaceship Earth '94
    Kitchen Kabaret
    Journey Into Imagination
    Mr. Toad's Wild RRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR
    Error: wikkler.exe has crashed.
     
    Last edited: Nov 30, 2013
    Voxel likes this.
  3. Jameson Heath

    Jameson Heath New Member

    Joined:
    Dec 1, 2013
    Messages:
    2
    Likes Received:
    1
    I'm really dissapointed that the Extraterrorestrial alien encounter is gone now, i still hear stories from my dad about how terrifying it was.
     
  4. BoarderPhreak

    BoarderPhreak Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 19, 2013
    Messages:
    3,218
    Likes Received:
    7,927
    It's aliiiiiiive!
     
    BrianV likes this.
  5. Voxel

    Voxel President of Progress City Premium Member

    Joined:
    Sep 12, 2013
    Messages:
    10,176
    Likes Received:
    23,635
    Your problem was running a .exe ;) Try an unexpected reboot.
     
  6. Wikkler

    Wikkler Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 10, 2013
    Messages:
    2,210
    Likes Received:
    4,322
    A fatal exception 0E has occurred at 0028:C0011E36 in UXD UMM(01) + 00010E36. The current application will be terminated.

    • Press any key to terminate the current application.​
    • Press CTRL+ALT+DEL again to restart your computer. You will lose any unsaved information in all applications​
    Press any key to continue _​
     
  7. KimAnnFran

    KimAnnFran New Member

    Joined:
    Jan 2, 2016
    Messages:
    3
    Likes Received:
    0
    I have so many. I'll go with:

    1) The ORIGINAL, CRONKITE SPACESHIP EARTH at least the music and set up.
    2) HORIZONS. My #1 attraction ever almost.
    3) WORLD OF MOTION.....so good! Fun to be Free!!
    4) MAELSTROM? FOR FROZEN?

    I better stop. I might have a huge huge list.
     
  8. SimulatedIntelligentRobot

    SimulatedIntelligentRobot Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 23, 2015
    Messages:
    586
    Likes Received:
    291
    AE, Timekeeper, WoL, original Snow White, original JII. At Disneyland there was stuff like Maliboomer at DCA, and the rest of the original Paradise Pier, and Innoventions.
     
  9. DarthMileZ

    DarthMileZ Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 30, 2016
    Messages:
    468
    Likes Received:
    612
    Its not disney, but im gonna say it anyway, JAWS!!
     
  10. Merida DunBroch

    Merida DunBroch Member

    Joined:
    Oct 21, 2014
    Messages:
    24
    Likes Received:
    26
    I really miss Maelstrom. I loved my high seas Norwegian adventure :(
     
  11. Schneewittchen

    Schneewittchen Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 7, 2015
    Messages:
    641
    Likes Received:
    1,022
    1. The Skyway should not have been replaced with the World's Fanciest Rapunzel Cans. There was nothing wrong with the old blue tile potties. There are other amusement parks (Dutch Wonderland) that manage to have the lifts and not injure staff and guests.

    2. My heart hurts for Snow White's Scary Adventures. I loved that ride. She is my favorite princess (duh) and I'll take a terrifying dark ride over a coaster any day.

    3. I liked Mr. Toad's Wild Ride, but I do understand that the film is really out of touch with today's audiences.

    4. Horizons hurts too. I associate that ride with the futurism and the hope for a better tomorrow that I felt the first time I visited EPCOT in 1985.
     
  12. SimulatedIntelligentRobot

    SimulatedIntelligentRobot Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 23, 2015
    Messages:
    586
    Likes Received:
    291
  13. Figmentation

    Figmentation Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 14, 2013
    Messages:
    219
    Likes Received:
    281
    Well there's rides that should of not been replaced.
    And there's rides that got replaced because they lost sponsorship, or current sponsor wanted something different.

    Rides that should NOT of been replaced (No Sponsors to begin with):
    1: Mr. Toad
    2: Alien Encounter

    Rides that got replaced because Disney got Money or was losing money from sponsors:
    1: Horizons (General Electric was the sponsor, they dropped in the 90s, Hewlert Packard picked it up and wanted a different ride.)
    2: World of Motion (General Motors wanted a more 'attractive' ride, so they renewed their contract and told Disney to make Test Track.)
    3: Old Imagination (KODAK wanted to update the ride.. saw where that got them.)

    I was a Horizons fanatic, I was sad to see it go.

    Mr. Toad was just awesome period.
    Stitch could of been good.. it had so much potential, but it felt like it was created quickly and without much effort. Still not fun.

    As for World of Motion... to be honest, was never a big fan of the ride...
     
  14. rob0519

    rob0519 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 13, 2010
    Messages:
    2,206
    Likes Received:
    3,382
    It's not really an attraction, but I wish the alcoves between buildings on main street had not been eliminated to make one continuous gift shop. It broke up the buildings and buying some flowers or a piece of fruit and drink was a nice diversion from the hustle of an indoor shop.
     
  15. PhilharMagician

    PhilharMagician Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 11, 2003
    Messages:
    7,771
    Likes Received:
    9,014
    This thread was originally from 2003 and has been brought back to life a couple of times. Impressive.

    Discovery Island
     
  16. Bacon

    Bacon Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 19, 2016
    Messages:
    1,520
    Likes Received:
    2,205
    The rides that should have stayed is Mr Toad's Wild Ride Snow White's Scary Adventures And The Whole Wonders Of Life should have stayed
     
  17. BrianV

    BrianV Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 2, 2014
    Messages:
    1,414
    Likes Received:
    1,593
    Can I say the original crystal palace? (Not a ride, I know.) I loved having a quiet breakfast here half indoors and half outside with birds flying around. Now it is just another character buffet!
     
    Alice a likes this.

Share This Page