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Old 03-07-2013, 08:06 AM   #106
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According to the All Ears website, ALL Segway tours for 2013 are cancelled.

Maybe someone got seriously hurt and they are being sued. Too bad, I have never been on one but they look fun and I would have considered doing this for our upcoming December trip.
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Old 03-07-2013, 08:10 AM   #107
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Based on the reports on this thread, the All Ears stance that all 2013 Epcot Segway tours have been cancelled sounds a little over-zealous.
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Old 03-08-2013, 05:14 PM   #108
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Has anyone been to Innoventions lately? Do they still have the Segway exhibit?
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Old 03-08-2013, 05:20 PM   #109
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Has anyone been to Innoventions lately? Do they still have the Segway exhibit?
Nope, that has been gone for quite awhile.
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Old 03-08-2013, 05:34 PM   #110
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Haven't been following this lately, but has it ever been posted why they are being canceled?

From this it sounds like its something very specific.
No one is saying why. Very tight-lipped. No leaks or rumors. Strongly suggests its a legal issue of some sort.

Mine is May 5. I'm planning on the assumption it's being cancelled but hoping that its not.
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Old 03-08-2013, 05:48 PM   #111
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Nope, that has been gone for quite awhile.
Hmmm...what do you mean by quite awhile? It's still listed in all the 2013 guide books.
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Old 03-08-2013, 06:30 PM   #112
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Hmmm...what do you mean by quite awhile? It's still listed in all the 2013 guide books.
It's only been a few weeks. Officially they announced they were cancelled and you can't book one now. Its
However, it seems like they're playing it by ear and not cancelling all the bookings immediately. So maybe it's only temporary.
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Hmmm...what do you mean by quite awhile? It's still listed in all the 2013 guide books.
The PP asked about the Segways in Innoventions where you can maneuver them for a few feet. They were not there in the fall.
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The PP asked about the Segways in Innoventions where you can maneuver them for a few feet. They were not there in the fall.
Interesting. So maybe that was a hint that the tours themselves would be cancelled?
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Old 03-10-2013, 08:24 AM   #115
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Hmmm...what do you mean by quite awhile? It's still listed in all the 2013 guide books.
The 2013 books need to be written probably half way through (or earlier) 2012 in order to get published and shipped in time. That's why I didn't buy one for this year's trip because everyone I looked in only had speculations for the new Fantasyland and other goings on which really don't help.
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Old 03-10-2013, 08:33 AM   #116
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No one is saying why. Very tight-lipped. No leaks or rumors.
The technology is obsolete.
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Old 03-10-2013, 08:53 AM   #117
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Old 03-11-2013, 06:09 AM   #118
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We did the Fort Wilderness Segway tour last Tuesday, 3/5; was glad we chose that one again when we heard the Epcot ones were cancelled; tour was fun and Fort Wilderness is very peaceful and pretty; no Segway pin anymore. This was our 5th or 6th Segway tour; the initial training was more safety focused and included how to "push" another rider away or catch one that may be falling into you. Asked the instructors why the Epcot tour was cancelled; their response was "it's the best kept secret in Disney" ...
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When we took our Segway tour at Fort Wilderness on 2/16, the safety training did not include the push away or catching of others.
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Old 03-12-2013, 11:26 AM   #120
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We have a tour scheduled for March 24 and still havent gotten a call that it is canceled and we are being refunded (watch, it will be on my answering machine this afternoon when I get home). But I called the "tours" line on Thursday and they said we were still booked and she was tight lipped about whether or not it is canceled. I am going to be really upset when we get there and are told it was canceled after I specifically called about it and others, before and after our tour, have been contacted about it.
I am bummed as I was really looking forward to it, but am also disappointed with how it is being handled (or not, in my case).
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