Favorite Attraction Tournament: Magic Kingdom

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Which is the best attraction in the Magic Kingdom?

Poll ended at Jul Tue 24, 2007 11:10 am

The Enchanted Tiki Room: Under New Management
0
No votes
The Magic Carpets of Aladdin
0
No votes
Pirates of the Caribbean
3
8%
Splash Mountain
11
29%
Country Bear Jamboree
0
No votes
Big Thunder Mountain
1
3%
Hall of Presidents
0
No votes
The Haunted Mansion
11
29%
Peter Pan's Flight
0
No votes
it's a small world
0
No votes
Mickey's Philharmagic
3
8%
Snow White's Scary Adventure
0
No votes
The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
0
No votes
The Mad Tea Party
0
No votes
Dumbo the Flying Elephant
0
No votes
Space Mountain
1
3%
Tomorrowland Transit Authority
6
16%
Astro Orbiters
0
No votes
Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin
1
3%
Carousel of Progress
1
3%
 
Total votes: 38

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Favorite Attraction Tournament: Magic Kingdom

Post by MansionButler » Jul Tue 17, 2007 11:10 am

So they're doing this at WDW Magic, and it's actually been pretty interesting. I thought I'd try it here.

Each park (I'm going to do the water parks, too, for kicks) has 20 attractions listed, and you vote for your favorite. After a week, the top three vote-getters advance, and will all face off in a final poll to decide the best attraction on property.

Also, the best past attractions will have their own poll to decide the best attractions that are no more, and, eventually, the best attraction of all time.

I hope to do it for the west coast parks, too. So start with the Magic Kingdom: what's your favorite attraction and why?
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Post by Jacca5660 » Jul Tue 17, 2007 11:12 am

You didn't list Goofy's Barnstormer!! I love Splash, mostly because my boy's.
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Post by Cheshire Cat » Jul Tue 17, 2007 11:25 am

Splash Mountain
-catchy soundtrack
-classic AA
-thrill factor
-relaxation factor
-completely immersive
-long ride
-nice effects (shadows over the hillside, jumping water, the bees)
-cool "weenie"
-it's awesome


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Post by SWHorn » Jul Tue 17, 2007 11:44 am

Too fun! I had to go with Haunted Mansion, though I was torn. And looking at that list, it makes it even harder of a decision. I LOVE Walt Disney World!
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Post by casrin » Jul Tue 17, 2007 11:57 am

That's a tough one - for me, it's a near 3-way tie between Haunted Mansion, Pirates and Big Thunder. I went with Pirates though.
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Post by MW1218 » Jul Tue 17, 2007 12:36 pm

Pirates for me, but it was very close between that and HM

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Post by KAJUNKING » Jul Tue 17, 2007 12:52 pm

i know its not a classic, but my favorite is philharmagic
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Post by Croaker » Jul Tue 17, 2007 3:46 pm

KAJUNKING wrote:i know its not a classic, but my favorite is philharmagic
agreed! it just combines enough disney magic with all the ambiance that i leave with a smile. the smells are so awesome.

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Post by MansionButler » Jul Tue 17, 2007 4:07 pm

Nice to see Philhar getting some votes. Since I've spent more time in the Magic Kingdom than most US states, I've got a somewhat distorted view (and working in the Mansion makes it even more distorted), but my personal top five would probably be:

1) Splash Mountain
2) Space Mountain
3) Haunted Mansion (We'll see if it gets to No. 2 after the refurb.)
4) Pirates of the Caribbean
5) Liberty Square Riverboat

With appologies to Thunder, Jungle and TTA.

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Post by HSolo29 » Jul Tue 17, 2007 4:22 pm

It was a hard decision between Splash, HM and Pirates, but I ultimately went with Splash Mountain for many of the same reasons Cheshire Cat listed above. :wink:
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Post by Lion Sleeps Tonight » Jul Tue 17, 2007 5:28 pm

Tough. These attractions can all be good, and rank within different levels of "like" for me.

Dang.

It's a toss-up between Big Thunder and Splash Mountain.

I'm surprised Jungle Cruise isn't listed.
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Post by AKLRULZ » Jul Tue 17, 2007 7:43 pm

Easy for me - The Haunted Mansion! 8)
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Post by FlyingMouse » Jul Tue 17, 2007 11:23 pm

I had to go with the WEDway Peoplemover, er, TTA. Has always been (Disneyland version) my favorite ride.

A close second for me would have to be Buzz, just because my daughter and I had so much fun on it, together. I'm sure on our next trip, I'll have a different answer.

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Post by karenj2 » Jul Wed 18, 2007 8:17 am

I voted for HM, 'cause that is a uniquely themed ride - you won't experience anything like that at other amusement parks. I guess the close second would be POtC and Thunder Mountain RR (and Space Mtn, and IaSWAA, and Buzz and ...)

Ok, I like 'em all!!!
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Post by subsonic » Jul Wed 18, 2007 10:58 am

It's funny, I wouldn't have thought I would pick something like TTA but when I saw it in the list I just had too. Because, we don't have Peoplemover at Disneyland the TTA brought back so many memories. I could ride it over and over again.
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