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Old 01-23-2015, 07:11 AM   #1
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2 people die at WDW last quarter

One on It's a Small World and the other on Toy Story Midway Mania. I didn't know those rides were so dangerous:

http://jacksonville.com/breaking-new...t-quarter-2014
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Old 01-23-2015, 07:28 AM   #2
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One on It's a Small World and the other on Toy Story Midway Mania. I didn't know those rides were so dangerous:

http://jacksonville.com/breaking-new...t-quarter-2014
Old news !!
These rides are not "dangerous". People die unexpectedly all the time, everywhere.
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Old 01-23-2015, 07:33 AM   #3
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Already another thread on this, which can be found here: Death by Kiddie Rides

Most of these unfortunate deaths are usually people with pre-existing conditions.
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Old 01-23-2015, 07:45 AM   #4
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Considering the amount of people that go through there in a given time, I'm surprised it's only 2 for the quarter!
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Old 01-23-2015, 08:24 AM   #5
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I knew an amazing marine whose last wish was to ride small world. He was able to ride it a week before his death. I miss him!
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Old 01-23-2015, 08:41 AM   #6
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One on It's a Small World and the other on Toy Story Midway Mania. I didn't know those rides were so dangerous...
i prefer to stick with safer rides like the rock'n'roller coaster...
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Old 01-23-2015, 08:52 AM   #7
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These rides are not dangerous. The deceased persons had pre-existing medical conditions.
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Old 01-23-2015, 09:02 AM   #8
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Although I apologize in advance for the ride having to stop for a few minutes, it would be ok with me, once the time comes at a ripe old age, to take my last breath on Haunted Mansion.
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Old 01-23-2015, 09:29 AM   #9
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We once got stuck on Small World in the "White Room" for 20 minutes and almost wished we'd die (no disrespect to the deceased intended...).
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Old 01-23-2015, 09:49 AM   #10
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Considering the amount of people that go through there in a given time, I'm surprised it's only 2 for the quarter!
This is what I was thinking. I mean, it's entirely likely somebody would have a heart attack in the middle of Main Street USA...
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Old 01-23-2015, 10:03 AM   #11
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Neither died *on* the rides. Both lost consciousness on rides and died later. The article itself contradicts its own headline. Typical sensational journalism.
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On New Year's Eve a friend of the family's daughter almost died at EPCOT, she had a brain aneurism. She was finally a few days ago transferred to a hospital back home and has an optimistic recovery expectation. So people can die anywhere due to other circumstances. I think she is about 15.
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One has to consider the families who travel to Disney to fulfill the wish of someone with a medical condition.

As a pp said, I too would love to draw my last breath on HM and join the happy haunts there.
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Old 01-23-2015, 11:06 AM   #14
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The "population" of WDW including guests and CMs is equal to that of a small U.S. city. Seems like there would be deaths on property several times a week
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The "population" of WDW including guests and CMs is equal to that of a small U.S. city. Seems like there would be deaths on property several times a week
Several times a week???
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