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Old 12-03-2009, 03:53 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by Robo View Post
There's the CHARACTER named, "Figment," and there's the
RIDE that he's in, "Journey Into Your Imagination."

Most guests like Figment, but many don't think too much of the present version of the ride.
I agree. Our crew of 6 (grandparents, parents, a 12-year-old girl and a 4-year-old girl) all like Figment, but none of us enjoyed Journey Into Imagination. We didn't really dislike it either. It was just a big yawn for all of us. We've agreed that this ride will be skipped on our next visit. To be fair, this was our first time riding Journey Into Imagination. On our first trip to WDW two years ago we didn't have time for this ride.

We all liked the What if Labs after Journey was over.
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Old 12-03-2009, 03:55 PM   #17
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Love Him

Many many great memories of Figment as a child at EPCOT.... still love him, although not a huge fan of the ride re-do. I wish the ride was as it was in the 80's
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Old 12-03-2009, 03:55 PM   #18
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Well, my DD9 wanted to ride it twice. That says alot cuz she loves the thrill rides too.
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Old 12-03-2009, 04:15 PM   #19
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I LOVE the character Figment, and I must admit, I like the ride too. The current version is not as good as the original version, but I like all of the whimsical scenes with Figment in it.
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Originally Posted by figmentgirl View Post
Um... Check the name

However I will not ride the current ride. IT STINKS.

When I was a child, my favorite memories at Disney are of the original Journey in Your Imagination with Figment and the long lost Dreamfinder. Here is a clip if you haven't had the pleasure. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TI2VcQRMOM0

I'm just biding my time with Disney to get it right again. We all know Honey I Shrunk the Audience won't be around forever, and since the current Journey ride is based on it, when they change it, they'll redo Journey (again).

Neat. That brings back happy memories! I actually have a small picture in a frame in my kitchen of my 2 kids with their picture taken with Figment and Dreamfinder from 1993!! The picture always brings a smile to my face.
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Old 12-03-2009, 04:42 PM   #21
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I love Figment!!! I agree too that the new ride is lame but we still go on it and enjoy, but it is so not how it used to be back in the early 90's when I first went to Disney!!

They need to bring back the original Journey into Imagination complete with Dreamfinder!!! While they're at it, bring back the Odyssea restaurant too!!!

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Old 12-03-2009, 04:42 PM   #22
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YES. I like Figment and believe JII is better for him being in it. Like many others here, I first met Figment in the original Imagination attraction. Also like many others, the main reason I like Figment is that I remember the original. I ride the current version every time I'm there, but usually not more than once. I'm sure that if this version were my first impression of Figment and the attraction itself, I would not care one way or the other about Figment. I probably wouldn't ride more than once ever. To me, Figment is a key part of "going to WDW." And so, I sit through this version and try to wait patiently for the (rumored) refurb and (hopefully) the return to its previously glory.
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Old 12-03-2009, 04:49 PM   #23
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I wish we had gone on the Old version of Figment. We go on this every time we go to Disney World. Our kids really enjoyed it when they were really little. It is hoakie as can be but we do it just for kicks. It's part of our good memories more than anything.
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Old 12-03-2009, 05:10 PM   #24
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I love Figment...and Dreamfinder! We still occasionally ride this lame ride just to see Figment but he is being badly wasted. Much as Six Flags wastes the Looney Tunes characters.
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Old 12-03-2009, 05:16 PM   #25
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Originally Posted by MickeysMagicalMiles View Post
Come on, nobody likes figment, or do they?
The ride isn't too bad but it is no Pirates of the Caribbean. Please state your comments on the subject!
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Me too

I like Figment and I am glad too see that so many remember the original ride so fondly.

Another thing that gets my goat is having to sit thru the 10-minute Kodak infomercial before seeing the 3D "Honey I shrunk the Audience movie".
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Old 12-03-2009, 05:26 PM   #27
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Watching that clip brought back so many memories - I enjoy the new one but no, it is nothing like the old one and it is astonishing that they felt the need to change it. The whole pavillion was amazing. You could easily spend two hours in there before they changed it and eliminated the second floor. What a waste. I always go once when we go to Epcot, but it is not the same at all.
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Old 12-03-2009, 05:34 PM   #28
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Originally Posted by DisneyFanSince71 View Post
Another thing that gets my goat is having to sit thru the 10-minute Kodak infomercial before seeing the 3D "Honey I shrunk the Audience movie".
I loved the original done to "True Colors". I liked it better than the 3-d show in fact.
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Old 12-03-2009, 05:41 PM   #29
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I rode it a few months back and it was forgettable. My DD5 didn't care for it for sure, as her exact quote after getting off was "Figment's not nice. I don't like Figment!"

I can't recall if I ever rode the original version--I'd have to check some old ride video and see if it rings a bell.
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