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Old 04-16-2012, 11:32 AM   #1
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OK this the 2nd little exercise I want MANY Disdads to participate in.
(If you answered on our other forum...no need to answer here)

What we are looking for from each of you give several (at least 10, no more than 20) "Attractions" regarding EPCOT. By "Attractions" I mean, Rides, Shows, Resturants, Experience, etc...that when someone ask you... "Hey, (name)...what is it that you like so much about EPCOT?"

I'm not looking for you to rank these...just what you think of when you think EPCOT. This is "My EPCOT."

I encourage you to make your list without influence from others posts...make your list first then read the others and edit your post later if needed...but I think the first gut impression will probably be best. Cause this is Your EPCOT...not Randall's.
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Old 04-16-2012, 02:14 PM   #2
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Le Cellier
Akershus Princess Breakfast
Mexico boatride with 3 Caballeros
Norway boatride
Spaceship Earth
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Old 04-16-2012, 02:36 PM   #3
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Test Track
Le Cellier
Tequila Bar
Drinking around the world.
Germany Pavilion (Again for beer)
French Bakery (Boulangerie Patisserie)
Turtle Talk
Gran Fiesta Tour
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Food & Wine Festival
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Old 04-17-2012, 09:39 PM   #4
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My Epcot (no specific order)
Epcot is probably my least favorite park. When I think Epcot, I think more for Adults than kids (World Showcase), but know that is not exactly the case. Maybe I dislike Epcot because every time I go there, it is way too HOT outside for me.
  1. Test Track (the need a NOS button in the car :-)
  2. Soarin
  3. Maelstrom - SKOL Vikings!
  4. Beer in the UK (hard to find good beer at WDW)
  5. Akershus Princess Dinner w/ Kidlets
  6. Illuminations - can't go wrong w/ the Fireworks
  7. Kim Possible - kids loved the adventure.
  8. Mission: SPACE (boy I'm glad we didn't go over that cliff)
  9. Coral Reef for lunch to cool off on the hot day.
  10. Margaritas in Mexico
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Old 04-18-2012, 12:13 AM   #5
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In no order than how they occurred to me:

1) Illuminations
2) Mission: Space (orange version)
3) Rose & Crown
4) Boulangerie Patisserie
5) Maelstrom ride
6) park entrance area music (and music loop by Innoventions)
7) Beverly
8) Beirgarten
9) Princess meal at Akershus
10) Tangerine Cafe
11) Test Track
12) Soarin'
13) Living with the Land (DW is a food scientist - this ride is part of the reason why)
14) Le Cellier (esp the pretzel bread and beer cheese soup)
15) Off Kilter
16) World Showcase Players

Okay, there would be more - right now, the list is dominated early on by food & drink, but that's because I am hungry. Honest. And need a couple of beers.
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Old 04-18-2012, 10:23 AM   #6
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Japan Pavillion
The Boulangerie Patisserie in France
Mission Space
Le Cellier
Just talking with the folks in the different countries around the World Showcase
The Land
Turtle Talk with Crush
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Old 04-18-2012, 10:37 AM   #7
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Food and Wine Festival

Flower and Garden Festival

Spaceship Earth

Club Cool

Test Track

Living With The Land

Breakfast at Akershus

Walking the World Showcase with a Sam Adams beer or English Cider in hand

Mouse Gear


The Legacy music at the entrance

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Old 04-18-2012, 01:28 PM   #8
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Walking under Spaceship Earth
Walking around the World Showcase
The Living Seas
Living with the Land
Mission Space
Test Track
The boat ride in Mexico with Donald
Voices of Liberty
Dessert in France
Mouse Gears

After reading the others, I had to add:
Area themed music
Turtle Talk with Crush
Flower and Garden Festival
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Old 04-18-2012, 10:19 PM   #9
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Spaceship Earth
Gran Fiesta Tour
Journey Into Imagination With Figment
Akershus Royal Banquet Hall
The Garden Grill Restaurant
Kringla Bakeri Og Kafe
Sunshine Seasons
Fountain of Nations
Various live performers
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Old 04-19-2012, 02:07 PM   #10
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Mission Space
America Pavilion
Test Track
Dancing Fountains
Diving the Living Seas
Le Cellier
Chefs de France
Sunshine Seasons
Monorail ride to Epcot
Rose and Crown for dinner at night
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Old 04-19-2012, 04:33 PM   #11
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My Epcot:

The Rose & Crown Pub
The Hat Lady Show at the R&C
Off Kilter in Canada
Mo-Rocken in Morocco
Beer in Germany
Margaritas in Mexico
Citron Slushies is France
The Food & Wine Festival
Eat To The Beat Concerts
Saki in Japan
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Old 04-21-2012, 01:13 PM   #12
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Test Track, Soarin', Bellini from Italy Drink Cart, Fife & Drum, Illuminations, Beverly at Club Cool, Spaceship Earth, Pastry shop in France, Maelstrom, watch British Invasion(or whatever name is now)while DS plays in the maze and I sample a beverage, Off Kilter, Grand Marnier Orange Slush

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Old 04-22-2012, 07:49 PM   #13
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Spaceship Earth
Test Track
Living with the Land
Honey I Shrunk the Audience
Gran Fiesta Tour starring the Three Caballeros
Mission Space
Reflections of China
The American Adventure
Impressions de France
Yorkshire Country Fish Shop
Mouse Gear
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Old 04-22-2012, 11:37 PM   #14
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My EPCOT is:

Spaceship Earth
Mission Space
The Sea with Nemo and Friends
Ellen's Energy Adventure
Disney Visa Meet and Greet
El rio del tiempo
Dinner in Italy (Alfredo's in the past, Via Napoli now)
Walking the World Showcase
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Old 04-24-2012, 08:50 AM   #15
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My Epcot:

1. Food and Wine Festival
2. Princess Storybook Breakfast at Akershus
3. Soarin'
4. Spaceship Earth
5. Tangerine Café
6. Sunshine Seasons
7. Cava del Tequila
8. Karamel Küche
9. Living with the Land
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