Main Street Electrical Parade VS. Spectromagic?

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Which do you prefer?

Main Street Electrical Parade
23
48%
SpectroMagic
25
52%
 
Total votes: 48

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Re: Main Street Electrical Parade VS. Spectromagic?

Post by brerfunk » Mar Sat 03, 2012 3:11 pm

I'd go with Main Street Electrical Parade any day of the week. The electrical voice that opens the parade gives me goosebumps when it comes on the PA system.

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Re: Main Street Electrical Parade VS. Spectromagic?

Post by DemonOfMusic » Mar Sat 03, 2012 3:19 pm

I prefer the Main Street Electrical Parade, as it's more "Classic Disney" and I think better done overall, but Spectromagic is awesome too :D
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Re: Main Street Electrical Parade VS. Spectromagic?

Post by Goofyfan » Mar Sat 03, 2012 6:38 pm

Too bad that they couldn't alternate them every other day. :wink: :goofy:
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Re: Main Street Electrical Parade VS. Spectromagic?

Post by Anthony36 » Mar Sat 24, 2012 7:18 pm

Spectromagic is my favorite, as I think the music is more uplifting and memorable! :)

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Re: Main Street Electrical Parade VS. Spectromagic?

Post by SorcererDonald16 » Mar Thu 29, 2012 4:50 am

Spectro for me, hands down. I love the music, I love the floats (especially Mickey's cape float), and I love the characters included. Love the lights, love the Chernabog section, and the EQ & Hook. It was also the first Disney nighttime parade I ever saw. From 2004 onward, we pretty much saw it at least 2 different times per trip, sometimes 3. I adore it, and I cried when I last saw it in May 2010 because I knew it would be awhile before it came back, if it ever did. :(

I saw MSEP the first time when it was in WDW in the late 90s, I think it was. I didn't mind it then. Saw it again last year, and now I just detest it, start to finish. I'm not happy that I will likely be stuck watching that again this year if I want to see a nighttime parade even once. I don't like most of the floats, it's missing characters I would like to see, and that music makes me want to rip my eardrums out. And that's coming from a person who can happily listen to "It's a Small World" on a loop for an hour and smile and sing along. :|

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Re: Main Street Electrical Parade VS. Spectromagic?

Post by dstrawn9889 » Mar Thu 29, 2012 9:33 am

naw, don't sugar-coat it, tell us how you REALLY feel. LOL
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Re: Main Street Electrical Parade VS. Spectromagic?

Post by SorcererDonald16 » Mar Thu 29, 2012 11:54 am

dstrawn9889 wrote:naw, don't sugar-coat it, tell us how you REALLY feel. LOL
:lol: There are few things I really do not like in WDW. The MSEP is one, and the atrocity they call a parade over at DHS these days is another. MK's 3pm offering is no great shakes either anymore; hopefully they'll get a new one to go along with the Fantasyland Expansion.

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Re: Main Street Electrical Parade VS. Spectromagic?

Post by Goofyfan » Mar Thu 29, 2012 5:19 pm

Disney does't seem to push the electric water parade either.... I remember back in 1976 at my first vist to Disney(When that was the only park) sitting on the bank with thousands of other people watching that parade......(omg i am getting old) :shock: :goofy:
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Re: Main Street Electrical Parade VS. Spectromagic?

Post by Amy » Mar Thu 29, 2012 6:46 pm

Goofyfan wrote:Disney does't seem to push the electric water parade either.... I remember back in 1976 at my first vist to Disney(When that was the only park) sitting on the bank with thousands of other people watching that parade......(omg i am getting old) :shock: :goofy:
I don't remember ever seeing the parade. We saw the parade floats during a behind the scenes tour once, but that's it. They just don't advertise it for some reason...and of course you're not getting old! I went to the park for the first time in 1976 too and I'm certainly not old :shock:

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Re: Main Street Electrical Parade VS. Spectromagic?

Post by Thumper1 » Aug Thu 09, 2012 6:17 am

When do they or did they show spectro magic? I've only ever seen MSEP.I absolutely love electrical parade though,took pictures of the WHOLE parade last time I was there.I'm a scrapbooker and that was on my to do list,I love the music and all the lights,I think it's beautiful!! the funny thing is,my husbands not really a parade fan but he will watch this one everytime he sees it!! :mickey:

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Re: Main Street Electrical Parade VS. Spectromagic?

Post by Amy » Aug Thu 09, 2012 6:46 am

brerrabbit1 wrote:When do they or did they show spectro magic? I've only ever seen MSEP.I absolutely love electrical parade though,took pictures of the WHOLE parade last time I was there.I'm a scrapbooker and that was on my to do list,I love the music and all the lights,I think it's beautiful!! the funny thing is,my husbands not really a parade fan but he will watch this one everytime he sees it!! :mickey:
Looks like SpectroMagic ran from 1991-1999, and then again from 2001-2010. We were lucky enough to see it a few times, plus we've seen the Main Street Electrical parade several times. I like them both :D

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Re: Main Street Electrical Parade VS. Spectromagic?

Post by cameronwr » Aug Thu 09, 2012 8:51 am

MSEP and I didn't even see the old version!

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Re: Main Street Electrical Parade VS. Spectromagic?

Post by BenB » Aug Fri 10, 2012 11:09 pm

I've seen both and prefer Spectromagic, both for music and for display. I wish there were a way to offer both. (Somewhere, a Disney finance officer just passed out.)
Hoping to go back to the Magic soon.

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Re: Main Street Electrical Parade VS. Spectromagic?

Post by Amy » Aug Fri 10, 2012 11:16 pm

BenB wrote:I've seen both and prefer Spectromagic, both for music and for display. I wish there were a way to offer both. (Somewhere, a Disney finance officer just passed out.)
:lol: Yeah, that would be pretty neat. Maybe have one parade in DHS and one in the MK. That would be terribly expensive though :(

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Re: Main Street Electrical Parade VS. Spectromagic?

Post by Thumper1 » Aug Fri 17, 2012 7:05 am

I like the idea of having them both!!! But... as usual ,you're right Amy, it would be expensive to do both!!

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