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X. Atencio Has Passed Away

Discussion in 'WDW Parks News, Rumors and Current Events' started by epcot82fan, Sep 11, 2017.

  1. NiarrNDisney

    NiarrNDisney Well-Known Member

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    Very sad news :(
     
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  2. mouse_luv

    mouse_luv Well-Known Member

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    :cry::cry::cry:
     
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  3. David2319

    David2319 Well-Known Member

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    Oh Atencio.:cry: My grandfather look-alike will be forever remembered for their mark in the world. We will NEVER forget you.
     
  4. Magenta Panther

    Magenta Panther Well-Known Member

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    What a long and wonderful life he lived. He worked with great people and created great things. Pirates of the Caribbean and The Haunted Mansion are immortal. Because of his artistry, so is he. Thank you, Mr. "X". :cool:
     
  5. HMF

    HMF Well-Known Member

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    Another class act and link to Walt gone. Very, Very sad.
     
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  6. Cmdr_Crimson

    Cmdr_Crimson Well-Known Member

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    Shame they can't return the original audio of Jolly Roger to the ride. Since X was the voice of him.
     
  7. HMF

    HMF Well-Known Member

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    He is still there.
     
  8. rodserling27

    rodserling27 Well-Known Member

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    HIs immortal contributions to the WD Company will hopefully live on forever. RIP, Mr. Atencio!
     
  9. montyz81

    montyz81 Well-Known Member

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    The entire band is getting back together. My hope is the Walt, Marty, X, et all, will make there way back during the holidays as the ghosts of Disney past, present and future to Chappie's or Igar's houses to remind them of what Disney Parks has been about for over 60 years.

    RIP X, enjoy some grog with Marty, Walt and the rest of the boys!
     
  10. brb1006

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    I ain't ready for the day Tony Baxter passes.
     
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  11. Cmdr_Crimson

    Cmdr_Crimson Well-Known Member

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    Oh good. I thought they had updated the spiel when they refurbed awhile back..
     
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  12. HauntedPirate

    HauntedPirate Premium Member

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    :cry:

    Sad to read about his passing. But wow, 98 years old, and for everything he did, he had a helluva good run.
     
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  13. WDWTank

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    Don't change the Redhead scene! That was one of his contributions!
     
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    Disney, I order you!
     
  15. WDWTank

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    Maybe he can haunt Iger and Chapek's desk!;)
     
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    One of the reasons you heard about Marty Sklar more in recent years rather than X, was because X was not a fan and not a condoner of the changes to Pirates of the Caribbean. He is one of the originals if not the original who coined the phrase "They are not Boy Scouts of the Caribbean"
     
  17. Smiley/OCD

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    Oh. wow...another piece of Uncle Walt's dream is now helping create the best theme park EVER...no lines, fast passes or meal plans...R. I. P., X...
     
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  18. Matt_Black

    Matt_Black Well-Known Member

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    This was something I whipped up for Cracked.com's photoplasty contest, "Songs Written by the Last Person You'd Expect." I got into the Top 5, which was the best I've ever done with the admittedly few entries I've submitted to their contests.

    x-atencio-feat.jpg
     
  19. Fable McCloud

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    I'll never not think of him when I hear the guy in the coffin saying "get me out" because I know it's his voice. He's also the reason I love the room cleaning scene in Mary Poppins. I'll miss him.
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  20. ChrisFL

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    Very sad, he had the coolest name too (I know it stands for Xavier but still...)
     
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