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Old 05-31-2009, 04:43 AM   #1
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The 2008 DIS Forum Disneyland Resort Paris Awards - RESULTS!


I can't apologise enough for taking so long to get the results sorted and I don't blame you if you are no longer interested or if someone else did them again in my absence! For those that still want to know, here are the results:

1. Best on-site hotel?
1st - Disneyland Hotel (10 votes)
2nd - Cheyenne (7)
3rd - Sequoia Lodge (6)
4th - Davey Crockett, Santa Fe and New York (1 vote each)


2. Best off-site hotel?
1st - Dream Castle and Explorers (6 votes each)
3rd - Val D'Europe, Adagio and Marriott Vacation Club Ile de France (1 vote each)


3. Best season?
1st - Christmas (14 votes)
2nd - Halloween (7)
3rd - Summer (4)
4th - Odd Season (2)
5th - September and Winter (1 vote each)


4. Best Hotel Restaurant?
1st - Inventions (9 votes)
2nd - California Grill (7)
3rd - Chuckwagon cafe (2)
4th - Hunter's Grill and New York Buffet (1 vote each)


5. Best Park/Studios/Village Restaurant?
1st - Cafe Mickey (11 votes)
2nd - Walts (7)
3rd - Blue Lagoon (3)
4th - Steakhouse (2)
5th - Plaza Gardens, Auberge de Cendrillon, Agrabah Cafe, Caseys, Toad Hall, Rainforest Cafe and Annette's Diner (1 vote each)


6. Best Park/Studios/Village snack outlet?
1st - Caseys (6 votes)
2nd - Boardwalk Candy Palace, Colonel Haithis, Backlot Express, Gibson Girls, Cable Car Bake Shop and Market House Deli (2 votes each)
8th - Toad Hall, La Terrasse, Bella Notte, New York Style Sandwiches and Fuente del Oro (1 vote each)


7. Best thrill ride?
1st - Tower of Terror (12 votes)
2nd - Big Thunder Mountain (10)
3rd - Crush's Coaster (3)
4th - Peter Pan (2)
5th - Rock 'N Roller Coaster, Pirates of the Caribbean and Casey Jnr. (1 vote each)


8. Best non thrill ride?
1st - Pirates of the Caribbean (13 votes)
2nd - Buzz Lightyear (7)
3rd - It's A Small World (3)
4th - Phantom Manor (2)
5th - Peter Pan and Casey Jnr (1 vote each)


9. Best non-ride attraction
1st - Le Château de la Belle au Bois Dormant aka The Castle! (11 votes)
2nd - Stitch Live (4)
3rd - Alice's Curious Labyrinth (3)
4th - Animagique (2)
5th - Cinemagique, Christmas Parade, Shops, Train, Dragon and Fantillusion Parade (1 vote each)


10. Best queuing area?
1st - Pirates of the Caribbean (11 votes)
2nd - Tower of Terror (7)
3rd - Star Tours (3)
4th - It's A Small World (2)
5th - Buzz Lightyear (1)


11. Best show?
1st - Lion King (7 votes)
2nd - The Tarzan Encounter (5)
3rd - Candelabration (4)
4th - Animagique, Buffalo Bills Wild West Show, Stitch Live and Cinemagique (2 votes each)
8th - Art of Disney Animation (1)


12. Best parade?
1st - Once Upon A Dream (14 votes)
2nd - Fantillusion (5)
3rd - Christmas (4)
4th - Wonderful World of Disney (2)
5th - Toon Train and Character Express (1 vote each)


13. Best land (Disneyland Park) or Area (Disney Studios)?
1st - Fantasyland (10 votes)
2nd - Frontierland (7)
3rd - Adventureland (4)
4th - Main St. USA (3)
5th - Discoveryland (2)


14. Best piece of music or song associated with Disneyland Resort Paris?
1st - Just Like We Dreamed It (9 votes)
2nd - Chant C'est Noel (5)
3rd - Dancin' (A Catchy Rhythm) (4)
4th - It's Halloween-Lo-Ween (3)
5th - Fantillusion, It's Time to Remember the Magic, Yo Ho (A Pirates Life For Me), Baroque Hoedown and It's A Small World (1 vote each)

15. Best shop?
1st - Emporium and The Disney Store in Disney Village (6 votes each)
2nd - Harringtons (3)
3rd - The Disney Gallery (2)
3rd - First one to left in Disney Studios, Lily's Boutique, Buffalo Trading Co., Merlin L'enchanteur, Constellations and the shop as you leave Disney Studios (1 vote each)


16. Best piece of DLRP merchandise?
1st - Snowglobes (4 votes)
2nd - Pins (3)
3rd - Hoodies and 15th Anniversary CD (2)
4th - Mickey Head Bracelets, Personal phtotos from shop in Disney Studios, ToT Stitch Plush, Clothing, Mickey Lollipops, Christmas Decorations, Soft Toy aliens from Toy Story, Jewellery, Engraved goods, Mickey ears, ToT Towel, Soft Toys, Autograph Book and Hot Choc Mugs (1 vote each)


7. What do you most miss?
Now I made the mistake of not explaining this properly as I meant it to be what you missed that used to be but is no longer there. However, a lot of people took this to mean what do you miss now you are not there! the results are interesting from both prespectives.
1st - The Magic (4 votes)
2nd - Old Mill Ride and Fireworks every day (3)
4th - Space Mountain, Main St. USA and Visionarium (2)
7th - Early Magic Hours, Casey and Storybook being closed in Winter, Mickeys Philarmagic, The Castle, The Rides, Disneyland Hotel, Buffalo Trading Co., Characters, The Music and The Wonderful World of Disney Parade


18. What would you like to see added?
1st - Water Ride/Splash Mountain (10 votes)
2nd - Little Mermaid Ride (3)
3rd - Soarin', WALL.E or Ratatouille Ride and more rides/attractions in Disney Studios (2 votes each)
6th - More Street Entertainment, Tabel Service Rest in Studios, Another dark ride, More sophisticated CARS ride - simulator?, Better organisation of character meet & greets, Piglet as a meet and greet character, Kingdom Hearts related things, Fantillusion all year round, Beauty and the Beast Themed Ride, Epcot - especially Carousel of Progress, Restaurant & shop theming and Winnie Pooh Ride (1 vote each)

Thanks also for all the little comments that came with the votes - very entertaining
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Old 06-01-2009, 09:16 AM   #2
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So you have something to compare the results against, here are the previous years' threads:


The 2007 DIS Forum Disneyland Resort Paris Awards - RESULTS

The 2005 DIS Forum Disneyland Resort Paris Awards - RESULTS
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Hotel Santa Fe 07/05, 11/11 & 05/12 Sequoia Lodge 12/03 - Honeymoon Suite Off Site: 05/13, 11/13

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Old 06-01-2009, 01:16 PM   #4
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Thanks Steve for organising these awards. Very interesting results! Wonder whats going to win this year.
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Old 06-02-2009, 08:50 AM   #5
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I didn't vote this time however I would agree with most of them
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Thanks for taking the time to do all of this Steve
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Very interesting results.... Thank you for taking the time to do all of this... ! One of Roberts answers is glaringly obvious as I look at these results!

I'm very surprised POTC got the 'Best Queuing area' as I think its too dark to see anything!

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Very interesting results.... Thank you for taking the time to do all of this... ! One of Roberts answers is glaringly obvious as I look at these results!

I'm very surprised POTC got the 'Best Queuing area' as I think its too dark to see anything!

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my sister loves the queueing area more than the ride The one at WDW is not nearly is as good.
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Ohh great to see the results!
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