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Old 01-31-2013, 03:48 PM   #16
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If Disney was trying to have buses that look like all other motorcoaches, then they achieved their goal . DS and I don't really like them, they seem to lack that Disney sparkle, JMO.
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Old 01-31-2013, 04:49 PM   #17
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I really liked the zany look the buses had. This new style is more bland than my college's transit buses... I mean its cool and all, but I prefer the style we have now. I wish they'd just buy an all new fleet with this change though, because I'm willing to bet that the inside will remain the same, and if anything that could use a re-doing.
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Old 01-31-2013, 08:15 PM   #18
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Scarlet and Gray - - fantastic choice!!! Go Bucks!!
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Old 01-31-2013, 08:41 PM   #19
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Scarlet and Gray - - fantastic choice!!! Go Bucks!!
Well I did like the new paint scheme until this angle was brought to my attention
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Old 01-31-2013, 08:44 PM   #20
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It's a bus. As long as it takes me from point A to point B in a timely fashion, I don't care what colors they paint them.


I happen to really like that Retro look.
But, its not very disney'esque...when I think disney I think Primary bright colors..like Goofy
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Old 01-31-2013, 10:12 PM   #21
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I like the change. One thing not mentioned in this thread is that the paint a supposed to be more reflective making the busses safer at night.
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Old 01-31-2013, 11:19 PM   #22
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I don't like it at all; very dull looking but I would be interested to see how the new uniforms go with this new style. Can anyone post a pic of the new uniforms, please. Thanks!
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Old 02-01-2013, 09:01 AM   #23
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I, for one, like the new busses. Too many bright colors and character silhouettes plastered all over make it look tacky.
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Old 02-01-2013, 01:27 PM   #24
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I see both points of view. How about we keep the new colors, get a Mickey Silhouette that way its still "Disney" but not overly done AND the big one....get matching monorails, like the classic , retro style one shown on the other post? I think that would be cool!
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I wonder if Iger had a viewing stand built and had multiple busses in different paint schemes driven by him while he chose which he liked?

That's what Eisner did.


They're the WDW busses. They aren't the monorails or some other good transportation option. They should be as unseeable as possible so we're not reminded of them.
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Kind of early 60s retro. Classic red, white, and black Mickey colors.



~Thanks for posting this! At first glance, I hated the bus, but now I see how it's all tied together with the history of the monorail, so I'm just indifferent to it! I hope they complete the look by painting the monorails, too! When I think of Florida, I like to think of sunshine & tropical colors. I guess that's too cliche' lol, because the new colors are in stark contrast of that notion, which is probably the point.
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Scarlet and Gray - - fantastic choice!!! Go Bucks!!
My thoughts exactly!
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Old 02-03-2013, 02:41 PM   #28
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I agree with the posters who say its not "Disney". Needs something...it's rather boring IMHO. The old way was very Disney.
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Old 02-04-2013, 05:22 PM   #29
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We could go back to this! I remember when the current busses were coming out. They looked awesome compared to the old reddish stripe.

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Old 02-04-2013, 07:53 PM   #30
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I really liked the zany look the buses had...


What is "zany" about that?
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