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Old 12-04-2009, 04:05 PM   #76
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Figment? Are you talking about the low budget, completely outdated, time killer ride at EPCOT? The I've ridden everything else, am just about to leave, though waiting for my fast pass return to Soarin ride? The answer is no. It's way overdue for reimagineering. The only thing good about it is that there's never a line and there's a good reason that there's never a line.
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Old 12-04-2009, 04:15 PM   #77
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Bring back the original ride, please!

It was one of my favorites. The new one, not so much.
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Old 12-04-2009, 04:41 PM   #78
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This is a good example of the appeal of the original Epcot Studios. Sure things became old and out-dated but that's what updating something is all about. There just wasn't anything like that first visit to this park when the old attractions were all "shiny & new". (To quote Horizon's great song.)

I wish that Disney would find that imagination and playful spirit back.
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Old 12-04-2009, 10:34 PM   #79
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I love Figment and have pictures of mt cousins and myself in 84' w/ Dreamfinder. Maybe next time, they will get the refurb right
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Old 12-05-2009, 09:45 AM   #80
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Of course we all loved the old Figment... but I still don't mind the refurb it's a nice little relaxation ride with air conditioning that's cute and keeps you awake more than Hall of Presidents.

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Old 12-05-2009, 10:04 AM   #81
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This ride reminds me of a place where people go to relax and just get out of the heat, though they do every thing obnoxiously possible to keep you from falling asleep. Instead of telling people about imagination, they should create a ride where people might actually be able to use their imagination. The TTA in the Magic Kingdom is a great place to relax, not this place.
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Old 12-05-2009, 10:40 AM   #82
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DH and I made the mistake of riding Figment last at Epcot....what a disappointment!!!

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Old 12-05-2009, 10:43 AM   #83
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I wouldn't say the original was my favorite old Epcot ride (that would be a toss-up between Horizons and World of Motion), but I would rate it a solid 8 on a 1 to 10 scale. The first redo, a 2, and I'm being generous. The current version, maybe a 5 or 6; likable, but not as memorable as it was in the olden days. Cheshire Figment, good luck, and keep pushing for Dreamfinder's return!!
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The figment ride is an inside joke for my sister and myself. We took our first trip together in 06' and it had been 6 years since our last family trip and weren't really familiar with the layout of the parks. We were in Epcot and I had the use the restroom really really bad. My sister told me their was probably one in that big building. So without reading the sign, I ran in and went all the way to the front where a red monorail was waiting. So I hopped on. I guess I thought it was a monorail to the main building? Who knows. I spent the whole ride in pain and my sis laughing her butt off. She now asks me if I want to ride the bathroom ride.
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I love it!
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Old 12-05-2009, 02:10 PM   #87
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Don't really care for it but ride it maybe once a year.
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Love the purple guy but not a big fan of the current incarnation of the ride. Would love it if they could bring back something closer to the original ride along with the hands-on displays that went with it in the post ride area.
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IFigment, the purple dragon! The ride....not so much.
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