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sters
09-28-2003, 02:40 PM
I saw this encouraging rumor on another site.

"2006/2007? - 20K Lagoon Site - Rumor - (6/16/03) The latest update to this rumor claims that while early construction work may begin on the Sub Lagoon in the next year, it won’t be for a new theater, or even the Aladdin show. It seems this area could be used for another attraction in about 3-4 years. "

I never did understand why this prime real estate was squandered. Any thoughts on what MIGHT be put there?

rombar
10-02-2003, 12:08 PM
I think it would be a great spot for a "Finding Nemo" attraction! It has the water and would be a perfect fit!

Micca
10-05-2003, 11:16 AM
OK Which is it: Nemo at the 20k site, or at Living Seas???:earsboy:

mitros
10-05-2003, 12:25 PM
I thought one of the original rumors was The Little Mermaid at the Living Seas? :confused:

Disneybag
10-19-2003, 12:40 PM
I forsee nothing. It ticks me off everytime I walk past there. They have passed up COUNTLESS opportunities for attractions there....The Little Mermaid, Atlantis, Nemo, putting 20K back in..... They jerked it for a Character Meet and Greet. Horrible.

SnoWhiteRabbit
10-21-2003, 09:16 PM
I can't imagine they jerked it "for" a Meet & Greet. My guess would be that they jerked it (for some reason) and then they put a Meet and Greet there since it was empty.

I think Little Mermaid would be perfect in Fantasyland. And Nemo would be great at the Living Seas....Oh to dream and hope....

Peter Pirate
10-21-2003, 10:15 PM
As I said on another thread, I wish they'd just make it a fountain extravaganza, ala Epcot, and be done with it. This would probably be inexpensive (relatively) and offer serenity in a hectic Fantasyland and probably help to lower the summer temps a couple of degrees with the wind spray...

Mickey76
10-22-2003, 11:04 PM
I hope they put an attraction there, and soon. I can only wonder what Walt Disney would sya if someone told him that a prime area for an attraction at one of his parks is going to waste.


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Yensid_MD
10-23-2003, 08:26 AM
My understanding is that the ride was closed due to the extremely slow load time combined with the upkeep of the subs themselves.

I would love to see them tie into one of the multiple water movies that have been done now.

ohanafamily
10-25-2003, 12:15 PM
When DW and I went on the "Keys to the Kingdom" tour, I asked about the 20K ride. it was originally closed for slow ridership and upkeep, but it is also a nightmare for equal access. It will not return...Having said that, I am sure that they can come up with some sort of waterbased ride that age-apropriate, maybe a spinner that starts over the land and moves over the water...or an underwater rollercoaster to Find Nemo, or an underwater ride through Ariels story...


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