Cold place in Epcot?

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Cold place in Epcot?

Post by cy1229 » Aug Wed 14, 2013 2:45 pm

So the hubby and I were talking last night and he said he saw someone mention on a blog or FB page somewhere that Epcot used to have a "cold place" but it was shut down due to snowball fights. He was dead serious, it wasn't one of his leg-pulling schemes.

Anyone know anything? I told him I'd ask.
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Re: Cold place in Epcot?

Post by yodiwan1 » Aug Wed 14, 2013 2:46 pm

CLub cool has snow falling when you walked in back in 2001. Loved it! and yes I was one of those people that made snow balls. lol I was 21 and in the college program. We would always go and do it.
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Re: Cold place in Epcot?

Post by Wizzard419 » Aug Wed 14, 2013 2:57 pm

It used to be called Ice Station Cool and changed in 2005, not sure if the snowball throwing stopped after that change. Probably a good idea since hitting the wrong person could lead to an assault charge.

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Re: Cold place in Epcot?

Post by yodiwan1 » Aug Wed 14, 2013 3:23 pm

an assault charge? that would be very very extreme.
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Re: Cold place in Epcot?

Post by Wizzard419 » Aug Wed 14, 2013 3:34 pm

The threshold for assault is very low, which is good and bad. Plus side, it keeps some behavior in check, the down side is that it also makes it easier to press charges and eventually sue.

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Re: Cold place in Epcot?

Post by yodiwan1 » Aug Wed 14, 2013 3:40 pm

I can see it now, someone returning froma spring break in FLorida...what were you arrested for? assault, I threw a snowball and it hit the wrong person...try living that one down, lol
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Re: Cold place in Epcot?

Post by Wizzard419 » Aug Wed 14, 2013 3:45 pm

That would confuse the asker to the point that it would probably result in free drinks for the one who was charged.

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Re: Cold place in Epcot?

Post by Amy » Aug Wed 14, 2013 4:29 pm

yodiwan1 wrote:CLub cool has snow falling when you walked in back in 2001. Loved it! and yes I was one of those people that made snow balls. lol I was 21 and in the college program. We would always go and do it.
Neat ~ I don't know if they were still doing snow when we first went in that time frame or not...I can't remember :(
yodiwan1 wrote:I can see it now, someone returning froma spring break in FLorida...what were you arrested for? assault, I threw a snowball and it hit the wrong person...try living that one down, lol
:lol: :lol: :lol:
Wizzard419 wrote:That would confuse the asker to the point that it would probably result in free drinks for the one who was charged.
:lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Cold place in Epcot?

Post by boilerbabe » Aug Wed 14, 2013 9:18 pm

I don't ever remember Club Cool having snowballs, that would've neat!
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Re: Cold place in Epcot?

Post by Len90 » Aug Wed 14, 2013 10:44 pm

boilerbabe wrote:I don't ever remember Club Cool having snowballs, that would've neat!
I don't remember it very well, but back in the day there was snow there. They also used to have the large snow machine parked outside it as well.
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Re: Cold place in Epcot?

Post by Wizzard419 » Aug Wed 14, 2013 11:21 pm

Well, there is a difference between having snowballs and a worker taking snow/frost/whatever they want and throwing it.

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Re: Cold place in Epcot?

Post by boilerbabe » Aug Thu 15, 2013 12:37 am

Len90 wrote:
boilerbabe wrote:I don't ever remember Club Cool having snowballs, that would've neat!
I don't remember it very well, but back in the day there was snow there. They also used to have the large snow machine parked outside it as well.
I don't remember this Len! Do you happen to have a pic?
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Re: Cold place in Epcot?

Post by theBIGyowski » Aug Thu 15, 2013 1:22 pm

I never knew there was actual snow either.

Here is a site that has pictures of the original Ice Station Cool...didn't see anything about snow there...maybe it was before that too.
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Re: Cold place in Epcot?

Post by boilerbabe » Aug Thu 15, 2013 5:22 pm

I really don't remember that at all! Where was I?!
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Re: Cold place in Epcot?

Post by yodiwan1 » Aug Thu 15, 2013 8:13 pm

no pun intended but it really was cool. I do however remember one day, when a big chunk of ice fell right onto my head and I was bleeding. It really hurt. The CM freaked right away but when he found out that I was a CM as well, he didn't seem to care so much. I was laughing as well until I realized I was bleeding under my hat once I was trying the sodas.
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