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WHERE Can We Do This Again? PTN taking a trip...

Discussion in 'Disneyland Resort' started by GiveMeTheMusic, May 22, 2017.

  1. TP2000

    TP2000 Well-Known Member

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    I really wish you'd stop being so rational and knowledgeable about this topic.

    It totally contradicts the 26 year old bloggers in Kissimmee who re-Tweet each others rumors all day.
     
  2. SuddenStorm

    SuddenStorm Well-Known Member

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    I got you. I just really dislike the mentality that Disney should limit how much other people (AP's, locals, etc.) can attend so that the parks meet someone's ideal crowd levels. It's a common mentality among Disneyland fans- I think it's something we've all been guilty of.
     
  3. Dr. Hans Reinhardt

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    I think what some of us were sort of hoping was that Disney would wake up and realize that packing in as many bodies as possible into DLR every day is antithetical to operating a park nicknamed the Happiest Place on Earth. I actually find it fascinating that so many online fans who are quick to rail against Disney for overlooking its tradition of thematic integrity with GoTG and SW Land seem to be perfectly fine with Disney ruining its brand with free flowing annual passes that gridlock the resort throughout the year. It's obviously a big problem and it's only going to continue to get worse until something is done to control admissions either at the gate or with limits on the number of available APs for sale.
     
  4. GiveMeTheMusic

    GiveMeTheMusic Well-Known Member Original Poster

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    The wires in DCA will stay. Some floats have been modified and the Frozen float will not make the trip. A new float will replace it, so that's kind of exciting.
     
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    New float for Elsa? Or is Frozen gone?
     
  6. GiveMeTheMusic

    GiveMeTheMusic Well-Known Member Original Poster

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    I do not believe it will be a Frozen float. I think Moana is a likely candidate, but that's me guessing at the replacement.
     
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    Any chance we might hear of this this weekend?
     
  8. GiveMeTheMusic

    GiveMeTheMusic Well-Known Member Original Poster

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    It's possible, but honestly I have no idea if it's on the D23 list.
     
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  9. PiratesMansion

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    Huh. Someone is apparently super passionate about those wires. Or is the Frozen gravy train coming to an end?
     
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  10. TP2000

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    Probably a bit of both. Glad to hear they saved the wires and can still pull off this big parade.
     
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    I'm glad the wires are staying.
    They add a nice touch of realism to the period themed BV Street.

    Also glad to hear the 'Frozen' tower unit is being modified / replaced.
    Interested to see what the replacement ends up being.

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  12. GiveMeTheMusic

    GiveMeTheMusic Well-Known Member Original Poster

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    As usual, it was an issue of weighing costs. Somehow creating a new PTN float is cheaper than pulling down the wires.

    And while the Frozen gravy train is still going strong, resentment for it internally is stronger. Personally, that Elsa didn't make the cut for Fantasmic is indicative of creative fatigue with the property.
     
  13. TP2000

    TP2000 Well-Known Member

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    This is good news, and a good sign that rational thought can win out over dollars and the easy route.
     
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    mnelson3 Well-Known Member

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    Glad they are not just cutting the Frozen float and not replacing it.
     
  15. Stevek

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    Thank the (star)lord. I was about to start a #savethewires online petition.



    ok, not really
     
  16. yookeroo

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    A true Disney fan would start one anyway.
     
  17. Stevek

    Stevek Well-Known Member

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    I've gone through a 12 step program to stop being a true Disney nutjob, I mean, fan. I can't fall off the wagon now.
     
  18. GiveMeTheMusic

    GiveMeTheMusic Well-Known Member Original Poster

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    I hate the wires. I wish they were coming down. I'm more interested in an idealized version of the past where hideous wires didn't have to be strung up everywhere, myself
     
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    After all this talk of wires lately, I stood and looked at them two weekends ago on a visit. I agree with you. It's quaint that they wanted realism, but the end result isn't very pretty or charming (borrowed that word from @Kira Nerys).

    I wouldn't mind one bit if they came down and the trolleys just trundled along without them. Is it realistic? No, but then nothing in a Disney theme park is. It's just stylized whimsy.

    If they were going for realism, circa 1905 Main Street USA should look like this... (careful, some of those things in the street aren't dirt clods)
    [​IMG]

    And circa 1928 Buena Vista Street should look like this... (who has the right of way?)
    [​IMG]
     
  20. Kira Nerys

    Kira Nerys Well-Known Member

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    They would be super charming if they sparked.

    Buena Vista Street would be mega charming if they cluttered it up with vintage automobiles, red cars, horse-drawn carriages etc. in a World of Motion-esque traffic jam scene.
     

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