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Ideas on new Haunted Mansion que

Post by Yensidaj » Nov Wed 03, 2010 3:59 pm

I have been seeing photos that the que at both mansions has been walled off. I have also been hearing mention of them putting in interactive que elements. I am wondering what people's imagination can come up with or if anyone has heard anything official/unoffical.

I personally think they are going to do something along the lines of the frontier land shooting arcade but only themed to the HM graveyard lol jk :goofy:

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Re: Ideas on new Haunted Mansion que

Post by Amy » Nov Thu 04, 2010 2:29 pm

Yensidaj wrote:I have been seeing photos that the que at both mansions has been walled off. I have also been hearing mention of them putting in interactive que elements. I am wondering what people's imagination can come up with or if anyone has heard anything official/unoffical.

I personally think they are going to do something along the lines of the frontier land shooting arcade but only themed to the HM graveyard lol jk :goofy:
What I've read sounds like the gravestones will be whispering clues to finding something, maybe at the end of the attraction in the exit line? I can't think of it right now...sorry :(

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Re: Ideas on new Haunted Mansion que

Post by mindflipper » Nov Thu 04, 2010 3:12 pm

Just leave the graveyard tombstones alone! Frankly, I'm of the old adage: let sleeping ghosts lie...

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Re: Ideas on new Haunted Mansion que

Post by MmeLeota » Nov Thu 04, 2010 3:32 pm

mindflipper wrote:Just leave the graveyard tombstones alone! Frankly, I'm of the old adage: let sleeping ghosts lie...
Very well put!
No need for interactive queues...I love reading the tombstones as is and I don't need any help from any random voices (other than the ones in my head :shock: )
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Re: Ideas on new Haunted Mansion que

Post by Amy » Nov Thu 04, 2010 7:02 pm

It does seem like the queue moves quickly enough that they don't need to add an interactive part. I will reserve judgement until I get to experience it though...

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Re: Ideas on new Haunted Mansion que

Post by davea61 » Nov Tue 16, 2010 7:54 am

If they have to do something, I think part of the que should be inside a building and become the walk-through attraction originally concieved for the HM. You can have cast members pop out at certain points and scare people!!

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Re: Ideas on new Haunted Mansion que

Post by NaCler » Nov Tue 16, 2010 9:18 am

davea61 wrote:If they have to do something, I think part of the que should be inside a building and become the walk-through attraction originally concieved for the HM. You can have cast members pop out at certain points and scare people!!
While I think the queue being inside is a great idea as that was Walt's original concept, I think we have learned (through the closing of Alien Encounter) that Disney is out of the business of scaring people. Unfortunately...

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Re: Ideas on new Haunted Mansion que

Post by mindflipper » Nov Tue 16, 2010 10:05 am

NaCler wrote:
davea61 wrote:If they have to do something, I think part of the que should be inside a building and become the walk-through attraction originally concieved for the HM. You can have cast members pop out at certain points and scare people!!
While I think the queue being inside is a great idea as that was Walt's original concept, I think we have learned (through the closing of Alien Encounter) that Disney is out of the business of scaring people. Unfortunately...
Was Alien Encounter scarey? :shock: :? I couldn't stop laughing it was sooooooo lame... :wink: :mrgreen:

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Re: Ideas on new Haunted Mansion que

Post by NaCler » Nov Tue 16, 2010 10:08 am

Well... I guess scary for those with very small kids who brought them on the "ride" even though they were sufficiently warned several times in the queue not to do so. :roll:

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Re: Ideas on new Haunted Mansion que

Post by mindflipper » Nov Tue 16, 2010 10:24 am

IMHO the pre-show with S.I.R. and Skippy was more entertaining than the actual show itself!

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Re: Ideas on new Haunted Mansion que

Post by theBIGyowski » Nov Tue 16, 2010 10:58 am

prior to the attic scene added...I figured they could do something with the back story

having the tombstones whisper to guests and give them clues for something later seems a bit dumb IMO...because it adds no value and isn't "interactive"...but rather passive
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Re: Ideas on new Haunted Mansion que

Post by mindflipper » Nov Tue 16, 2010 11:12 am

Isn't the "experience" enough - why does it have to be "inter-active" at all?!? Anyway, if the next HM film does well, I expect they may want to add some of those new elements in like they did with Jones/Barbossa/Sparrow into the POTC.

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Re: Ideas on new Haunted Mansion que

Post by MmeLeota » Nov Tue 16, 2010 12:29 pm

mindflipper wrote:Isn't the "experience" enough - why does it have to be "inter-active" at all?!? Anyway, if the next HM film does well, I expect they may want to add some of those new elements in like they did with Jones/Barbossa/Sparrow into the POTC.
That's what I'm afraid of....
NaCler wrote:Well... I guess scary for those with very small kids who brought them on the "ride" even though they were sufficiently warned several times in the queue not to do so. :roll:
Those warnings worked on me... :shock:
mindflipper wrote:IMHO the pre-show with S.I.R. and Skippy was more entertaining than the actual show itself!
That's as far as I ever got... :shock:

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Re: Ideas on new Haunted Mansion que

Post by Yensidaj » Nov Tue 16, 2010 2:18 pm

I just hope they keep it looking like a graveyard and not try to do something like the soarin que at WDW. Not that I don't enjoy those games... it's just that they have no place in a graveyard and would ruin the theming of the attraction. I don't want to see any LCD screens at all!! I do enjoy pointing out the madame leota gravestone to those who have never seen it before so little details like that would be very welcome.

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Re: Ideas on new Haunted Mansion que

Post by mkfan1992 » Nov Sat 27, 2010 10:12 pm

Does the Haunted Mansion really need a new que? I've never waited more than 10 minutes to get on the ride.
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