Which Disney ride/attraction should be fixed next?

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Which Ride/Attraction Should Be The Next One Recieving a Facelift/Drastic Change?

Jungle Cruise
12
16%
Space Mountain
7
9%
Star Tours
18
23%
Soarin'
3
4%
Tom Sawyer Island
7
9%
Tomorrowland Speedway
11
14%
Big Thunder Mountain Railroad
2
3%
Carosel of Progress
6
8%
Universe of Energy
8
10%
Test Track
1
1%
Other (Please Specify)
2
3%
 
Total votes: 77

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Post by spacedogfl » Apr Wed 16, 2008 12:59 am

While Star Tours and Universe of Energy definitely need help, I voted for CoP. While I love it as it is, the last scene <i>is</i> rather dated. Maybe they could show the kids talking to the parents through a video link from their university where they're working on a nebulous, unnamed project that would revolutionalize the way we live? Or change the script so it refers to technologies that became available at the turn of the 21st century instead of trying to keep up?

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Post by Cheshire Cat » Apr Wed 16, 2008 8:40 am

They should just build a ride sequel to CoP dedicated solely to the future - that way they don't have to place as much stress on CoP... wait a second... :wink:

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Post by CDAbleson » Apr Wed 16, 2008 9:39 am

I think Star Tours would have the greatest impact, and it would help spread the crowd more evenly throughout the park........

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Post by MintJulepRoo » Apr Wed 16, 2008 7:18 pm

I would love to see more scenery during the Big Thunder ride. I love the desert animals and I would like to see more. Maybe a real miner?
I love this ride and I know its primarily a thrill ride, but I think if they updated it, it would be all the more greater!!
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Post by DisBeamer » Apr Wed 16, 2008 10:28 pm

Cheshire Cat wrote:They should just build a ride sequel to CoP dedicated solely to the future - that way they don't have to place as much stress on CoP... wait a second... :wink:
I still haven't been able to vote in this poll because I can't decide (although there are a few I definitely wouldn't want 'upgraded'), but this made me giggle out loud.

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Post by tmptnr » Apr Thu 17, 2008 12:03 am

Star Tours is really "80's" in the pre show video look out for the ladys hair! It's totally awsome though out dated. Also I think it would be interesting to have a new adventure over traveling to ?endoor? Maybe have a few movies that run randomly for each ride. That cycle... just to mix it up.... they can do more with this I think.

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Post by RREng77 » Apr Thu 17, 2008 8:56 pm

Although I agree that Star Tours is more than a bit dated, and Space Mountain is a little ragged, I had to vote for Jungle Cruise. It was one of my favorite rides from little on, and it's sad to see the "next generation" bored and ready to tear the attraction down in favor of something more "modern." A facelift in terms of technology would really do well here.
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Post by Sleeping Beauty 5 » Apr Thu 17, 2008 9:23 pm

Admiral01 wrote:And its time for Nemo to depart the Living Seas.

Totally agree! The first time I stood in the queue line I was so excited to see what Disney had come up with surrounding the huge Finding Nemo success but after riding in my "clammobile" I was so disappointed.

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Post by GhostHost » Apr Fri 18, 2008 8:37 am

I had to vote for Star Tours because with all of the developments in science fiction and the ease of updating this attraction, it would be a quick and easy fix. Searching the previous posts I also have to agree with my girl Calypso concerning the Speedway area. I mean, those little cars are just so out of touch with what is currently available and it's just screaming out for a Pixar "Cars" theming.
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Post by meticulus9 » Apr Fri 18, 2008 9:47 am

star tours can use some love....if they fixed it...added a real show rather than american idol, fixed great movie ride and with the addition of toy story dhs would really improve

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Post by SWHorn » Apr Fri 18, 2008 12:04 pm

GhostHost wrote:I mean, those little cars are just so out of touch with what is currently available and it's just screaming out for a Pixar "Cars" theming.
Not that I would put it past Disney with their apparent goals for Pixarland, but I think Cars would be an awful idea for the theming to update the Speedway. That movie has absolutely nothing to do with "tomorrow." It would make even less sense than all the other Pixar movies they've lumped into Tomorrowland. Maybe if they want to do that and then just extend Fantasyland around to include it. :roll: :wink:
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Post by AJBARTH » Apr Fri 18, 2008 12:30 pm

Any change to any of the above would take a long time as we have all wittnessed in the past. But I would like to see the Jungle Cruise have a make over. Same old scenery, really could use a make over. 8-)

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Post by Esmeralda » Apr Sat 19, 2008 4:01 pm

I say Journey Into Imagination - back to the old version for me!

Also, Honey I Shrunk the Audience is way outdated and time for an update as far as I'm concerned.
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Speedway...

Post by figment34786 » Apr Sun 20, 2008 8:05 pm

Over all, defiantly the speedway! I can smell the gasoline from here... (COUGH! COUGH!) :x

Also would be Journey into Imagination: With Figment. It used to be so cool! Now you just look at a really bad CG Figment on screens. I want my fourth rehab!

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Post by Blackie Pueblo » Apr Sun 20, 2008 9:07 pm

secondstar wrote:I voted for Tom Sawyer's Island. I haven't been there in several years, but I feel this area is a "missed opportunity" to do something special.

I totally agree with you. Sure Star Tours and Space Mountain could use an overhaul but everyone, including many of us who are complaining, still ride them. How many people visit Tom Sawyer Island anymore. I have a pass and when we go to the park we may revisit this once out of ten times. It's a shame because it really is a great place to relax and a great place for kids to release some of that energy. Plus it really makes you feel separated from the rest of the park. Like you're on a real island. There is so much potential here. Heck, how often is Aunt Polly's open? They could make this a major restaurant that is away from most of the crowds and has quite the view.

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