• 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.

Avengers Campus - Reactions / Reviews

Professortango1

Well-Known Member
We usually say "crushing down hwy 101." And I've lived in the Bay Area my entire life. Never heard anyone put "the" in front. And if they do, I ask if they are from SoCal, and the answer is usually yes. But I guess it isn't impossible for someone to put "the" in front. It's just very rare. Very very rare.
Odd, I have family who have lived in the bay area for over 50 years and use "the." Now if a character had said "Frisco," then yes, I'd say that was a dumb mistake as every San Franciscan hates "Frisco."
 

Disney Irish

Premium Member
We usually say "crushing down hwy 101." And I've lived in the Bay Area my entire life. Never heard anyone put "the" in front. And if they do, I ask if they are from SoCal, and the answer is usually yes. But I guess it isn't impossible for someone to put "the" in front. It's just very rare. Very very rare.
Well your experience isn’t my experience. And different areas have different speech patterns, even different groups within the same areas have different speech patterns.

I was born and raised in San Jose.
 

MagicWDI

Well-Known Member
The Nimitz.
The Bayshore
This is where I hear "the." But not in front of the number.

I guess it's out there. I have yet to hear it. It must be a personal thing. I don't hear it on the traffic reports or in normal conversation, which is in stark contrast while in SoCal. What I am certain of is it's definitely a rarity.
 

TP2000

Well-Known Member
When you look at the one building that's a converted industrial building into a Silicon Valley high-tech building.

But you know there's more than one building in Marvel Land, no? Are you purposefully ignoring the Guardians tower, Strange's mystical garden, and Pym giganticized kitchen accoutrements to score your points against Disney?

It's easy to score your point when you ignore the majority of buildings that don't line up with your ""critique.""

I love Mission Breakout! I think I'm one of the few folks here who really thought that was an improvement over the previous ride, and I don't really miss Tower of Terror at all. Has the tide turned and now everyone here is Mission Breakout fans? I missed that tide change apparently.

As for the other examples, I really don't know what they are but I'm sure they're lovely. I'm only going on the artwork WDI released for this new land. I have not yet walked through it. Has anyone here? I only have artwork to go on that looks to me like a dramatically lit Irvine office park.

I wonder how having that whole elevator to yourself would impact the experience. I feel like half of the experience is the energy and excitement from everyone in the vehicle.

Agreed. But selfishly, I wouldn't mind having an elevator to myself and a couple friends or family. That way, I could chair dance without abandon through the whole ride. Especially if they play the Jackson 5 or Pat Benatar. 🕺
 

egg

Well-Known Member
Boomers tend to put “the” in front of things more, so that style of speech has probably just been passed down differently among different people.

When they renamed The Magic Kingdom to just Magic Kingdom a few years ago, wdwmagic’s senior citizens had a collective freak out.
 

TP2000

Well-Known Member
Boomers tend to put “the” in front of things more, so that style of speech has probably just been passed down differently among different people.

When they renamed The Magic Kingdom to just Magic Kingdom a few years ago, wdwmagic’s senior citizens had a collective freak out.

I was hosting a barbecue once and some 30 year old kid tried to make fun of me for calling them The Supremes, instead of just Supremes.

He was quietly led into my den and forced to look at every single LP record I have by The Supremes while I gave a brief summary of each record, the hit songs from each, notable stylings and influences, and an occasional side track into the Bob Mackie designed gowns they wore on the album covers. He never tried to call them just Supremes ever again, at least not in my presence. 🧐

R-4847100-1377359187-3212.jpeg.jpg
 

Sharon&Susan

Well-Known Member
I was hosting a barbecue once and some 30 year old kid tried to make fun of me for calling them The Supremes, instead of just Supremes.

He was quietly led into my den and forced to look at every single LP record I have by The Supremes while I gave a brief summary of each record, the hit songs from each, notable stylings and influences, and an occasional side track into the Bob Mackie designed gowns they wore on the album covers. He never tried to call them just Supremes ever again, at least not in my presence. 🧐

R-4847100-1377359187-3212.jpeg.jpg
That must be Photoshopped... the slang word "the" wasn't invented until 1971. ;)
 

George Lucas on a Bench

Well-Known Member
The official name is actually Magic Kingdom® Park, but nobody besides Disney calls it that.

It's always either "The Magic Kingdom" or "Magic Kingdom"

They changed the original sign out front to read Magic Kingdom rather than The Magic Kingdom for no apparent reason, although my theory is they either forgot The or cheaped out on the letters. Shouldn't it read Magic Kingdom Park?
 

Register on WDWMAGIC. This sidebar will go away, and you'll see fewer ads.

Top Bottom