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Old 01-29-2013, 04:55 PM   #16
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What about EPCOT -- both Odyssey and Wonders of Life?
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Old 01-29-2013, 04:58 PM   #17
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The Backlot is incredibly bad and a huge waste of space; I agree. Another DHS waste of space to me is the Indiana Jones show. It's not funny, it's not entertaining, it's incredibly dated. It's continued existence baffles me. I would definitely be in favor of it being replaced by an Indiana Jones ride.
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Old 01-29-2013, 05:02 PM   #18
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Tomorrowland Speedway...large footprint of space that could be better utilized. I realize at park opening it was a nice draw for younger kids, but it's no longer particularly unique to Disney, nor particularly exciting for most guests.
This would be near the top of my list, too. At a minimum, it needs to be updated. It's a bit ironic that the "Tomorrowland" Speedway uses technology that is so completely archaic. Could we get an electric car, at least, rather than the loud, foul-smelling gas guzzlers they still use?
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Old 01-29-2013, 05:12 PM   #19
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Stitch's Great Escape

I wish they would make that into something fun along the lines of Peter Pan and Pooh
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Old 01-29-2013, 05:22 PM   #20
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This would be near the top of my list, too. At a minimum, it needs to be updated. It's a bit ironic that the "Tomorrowland" Speedway uses technology that is so completely archaic. Could we get an electric car, at least, rather than the loud, foul-smelling gas guzzlers they still use?
They should outfit it with hovercraft! Ala Back To The Future 3! Now, that's something I'd stand in line for!
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Old 01-29-2013, 05:31 PM   #21
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IMO Stitch's Great Escape, the entire Imagination / EO pavillion, Wonders of Life pavillion....talk about wasted and idle space! Also, Tomorrowland Speedway, Backlot Tour (sooo dated and not even fun anymore).
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Old 01-29-2013, 05:37 PM   #22
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Tomorrowland Speedway...large footprint of space that could be better utilized. I realize at park opening it was a nice draw for younger kids, but it's no longer particularly unique to Disney, nor particularly exciting for most guests.
Yep.

We just did this for the first time in YEARS on Saturday. It still stunk.
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Old 01-29-2013, 05:40 PM   #23
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Imagination Pavilion in Epcot... it's so stale and hardly true to its name. The best thing about the Figment ride is that it's dark and cool inside and almost never has a wait

Ditto on the Tomorrowland Speedway. There's nothing tomorrow or speed about it. It sticks out like a sore thumb. It does seem to be enjoyed by a lot of kids, but at least they should re-purpose the attraction to make it look modern.
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Old 01-29-2013, 05:41 PM   #24
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Backlot Tour
Stitch's Great Escape
Tomorrowland Speedway
Captain EO/Imagination pavillion
Ellen's Energy Adventure
Several semi-unused buildings at EPCOT (Odyssey restaurant, Wonders of Life pavillion
Some of the World Showcase pavilions could use some new attractions
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Old 01-29-2013, 05:47 PM   #25
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DEFINITELY Journey into Imagination - unless they bring back the original, in which case it would return to being one of our faves.....
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Old 01-29-2013, 06:12 PM   #26
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Kids love Tomorrowland Speedway that's why there's always a line. I think it's scenic and relaxing. I hope COP stays forever. Walt's own vision come to fruition. Quintessential Disney Must agree with Captain EO.
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Old 01-29-2013, 06:31 PM   #27
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While this may get me labeled as a Disney 'shipper, I don't really think any space is wasted. I don't like the way the Back Lot Tour is now (I call it the Basically Lame Tour) but I recently read an article about how much history and props are stored back there. Plus, the awesome AFI Store that most people just rush through. It's the Hollywood Studios and the emphasis should be on film and not just rides, rides, rides. I nice slow thing is good every once in a while. That being said, I liked it much better than Lights, Motors, Action! But that's one of my husband's favorites. It's really to each his own.

Would I like to see more countries at Epcot? Sure! But I would also like to continue seeing the natural beauty that is World Showcase. Would I like to see Camp Minnie-Mickey gone (we have no kids at home)? Sure! But there is something nice about that area.

I dunno, I guess I just try and see the good stuff.
I think you might be confused as to what "shipper" means. I like the Backlot Tour because of the reasons you stated. Sure it's not as great as it once was but the props are neat. I definitely wouldn't wait more than 20 minutes for it for sure.
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Old 01-29-2013, 06:43 PM   #28
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I used to really like the backlot tour. When they had the "home improvement" schtick, that was fun and a bit interactive and entertaining. (although if they did have that still...it would be dated). They had golden girls house, and no parts of LightsMotorAction as part of the tour. We still go on, mostly because there's usually no wait, and its a way to sit and have a breeze for 20 minutes. I'm excited about the rumors for revamping that area.
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Old 01-29-2013, 08:23 PM   #29
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I used to really like the backlot tour. When they had the "home improvement" schtick, that was fun and a bit interactive and entertaining.
I got to be "Al" on the Home Improvement thing. That was fun. Something I will always remember.

The CM afterwards said "You were really good, weren't you nervous?" I said "No, I have no problems making a fool of myself in front of people" haha

I then bought a Binford Tools T-Shirt.
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Old 01-29-2013, 08:29 PM   #30
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I got to be "Al" on the Home Improvement thing. That was fun. Something I will always remember.

The CM afterwards said "You were really good, weren't you nervous?" I said "No, I have no problems making a fool of myself in front of people" haha

I then bought a Binford Tools T-Shirt.
So did my Dad. He has a very similar build to Al (and hair lol). Maybe that's why I liked it...fond memory of our first trip.
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