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News Tron coaster coming to the Magic Kingdom

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“The food here is lousy.”

“I know! And such small portions too!”
I have no idea what that means but...thanks? :confused::eek::p
It means, “if the seating is uncomfortable, why would you want more time in it?”
Of course one could wish for it to be more comfortable and longer...
 

azox

Active Member
As excited as I am for a true addition to the MK, I’m worried about how it will impact sight lines. Especially from Fantasy Forest / Storybook Circus.
I too am wondering how they will hide parts of it from other lands. The more I look at the building placement though they could just hide it with trees. How they will hid the giant glowing canopy of awesomeness from other lands will be interesting to see.
 

MickeyMario

Well-Known Member
I too am wondering how they will hide parts of it from other lands. The more I look at the building placement though they could just hide it with trees. How they will hid the giant glowing canopy of awesomeness from other lands will be interesting to see.
The canopy itself would be ok to be seen from other places. Like Space Mountain and the Matterhorn can be seen from many spots

But the giant blue box building could be a huge eyesore from Fantasyland
 

MickeyMario

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lazyboy97o

Well-Known Member
I too am wondering how they will hide parts of it from other lands. The more I look at the building placement though they could just hide it with trees. How they will hid the giant glowing canopy of awesomeness from other lands will be interesting to see.
They didn’t bothered to hide the box in Shanghai. It’s even plainly visible on the ride itself.
 
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britain

Well-Known Member
Here's superimposing the site plan to Google Earth. You can see that the main bulk of the ride is on existing land. The smoker's lane is in red.

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And a 3D view from one angle...

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And another with Shanghai's building overlaid...

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I am relatively relieved regarding sightlines, given the layers of trees separating the Storybook Circus area and the Tron building.

What is the snaking path between Tron and Space Mountain? Looks like canal. It would be nice to have a water feature and a railroad to zoom out over when your lightbikes launch!
 

MisterPenguin

Rumormonger
Premium Member
I am relatively relieved regarding sightlines, given the layers of trees separating the Storybook Circus area and the Tron building.

What is the snaking path between Tron and Space Mountain? Looks like canal. It would be nice to have a water feature and a railroad to zoom out over when your lightbikes launch!
Canal indeed.

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MisterPenguin

Rumormonger
Premium Member
Exactly. There is no reason to believe they will make any attempt to hide it.

Hopefully we are wrong.
While on the train, you can pretty much not see anything outside the park confines because of the treeline. Going by ground views in Google Earth Pro, it will be the same. You may be able to just catch glimpses of the top of the building through the tops of trees.

So, in the pic below, starting on the smoker's path from Storybook, you can see the ride canopy in blue (which should not be an issue to see), and you can see the building in white behind it. Just a few more trees can block that view.

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