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Discussion in 'Theme Parks Attractions and Strategies' started by 4DisneyAddicts, Jan 22, 2014.

  1. 4DisneyAddicts

    4DisneyAddicts Mouseketeer

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    I am sorry if this has been asked before but I couldn't find any information any search. I will be at Disney World for one day and night following my Fantasy cruise in April. :cool1:

    I am hoping the dwarf mine ride will be open and wondering if we will be able to set up a fast-pass time with magic bands.

    Any insights on this?
     
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  3. mesaboy2

    mesaboy2 DIS Veteran

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    No opening date for 7DMT other than "Spring 2014" is announced, so impossible to answer. It is also unknown when prebooked FP+ will be an option for 7DMT.
     
  4. TDC Nala

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    Only when Disney decides you can. Nobody knows when yet, as there isn't even a specific opening date.
     
  5. mediamark

    mediamark Earning My Ears

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    It's hard to say when it will be opening. We were just at MK on Saturday and yesterday and it looks like they still have quite a ways to go on it.
     
  6. DRDISNEYMD

    DRDISNEYMD *+*+*+*+*+*+*+*+*+*+* *+*~The Snow Queen~*+* ~A gi

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    ~Wow! :( I hope it's not too much for me to expect a coaster version of Splash Mountain -- that would make it worth the wait. :cool1:
     
  7. Mad Hattered

    Mad Hattered I had a stick of CareFree gum, but it didn't work.

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    Word on the street is they are having problems with the cars swinging when they come into the unloading station.
     
  8. fflmaster

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    I wonder what opens first mine ride or Harry potter 2. Lol
     
  9. agavegirl1

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    I do know when RSR opened in Carsland at CA, FP was added to the attraction. My guess, after soft openings yield positive results, FP+ will become available for pre-booking. We won't know until someone on this board notices it as an option for booking. Just MHO.
     
  10. ucfknight

    ucfknight Go Knights!

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    Judging from the footprint of the ride, I think you may be expecting too much from it.
     
  11. mom2rtk

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    That really could slow down the unloading time. Hmmmm........
     
  12. Mad Hattered

    Mad Hattered I had a stick of CareFree gum, but it didn't work.

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    Not to mention it would take approximately 7 rides in a row on it to equal the ride time of Splash.
     
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    DRDISNEYMD *+*+*+*+*+*+*+*+*+*+* *+*~The Snow Queen~*+* ~A gi

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    ~Good question!!!

    ~The swinging debacle is very interesting. I was discussing this with another poster a while back. I always thought the swinging mechanism on the cars would be similar to that of a motorized baby swing and could stop and lock into place automatically.

    ~If Disney does't have anything on the cars to control the swinging, they will have to reconfigure all of the cars. OMG, I hope this is not the Yeti all over again.

    ~Awww. :( But, the area looks huge! Okay, maybe not Splash Mountain, but more like ToT! It's part dark ride and part coaster, so it can't be that short. I've always been excited about the Diamond Mine aspect full of all those fabulous, sparkly gems! I can't wait to see it! :cool1:
     
  14. TooExcitedCantSleep

    TooExcitedCantSleep I can't with you basic chicks

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    How exciting! I'm hoping for early spring.
     
  15. Robo

    Robo 1971 Castle in the Hub: Your lights are on!

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    Or, really speed it UP!

    One swing... YOU'RE OUT!

    ;)
     
  16. Mad Hattered

    Mad Hattered I had a stick of CareFree gum, but it didn't work.

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    But if you held on really tight, it might extend the ride by a minute or two while they swept up the uninformed. ;)
     
  17. Alice Royal

    Alice Royal Nineteen, female, Florida resident, Disney addict.

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    Lol, anyone who's ever ridden a 'Matterhorn'-style carnival ride will know the sensation of attempting to exit a swinging ride vehicle...

    I guess Disney wants their ride to be less of a life-threatening experience. :rotfl2:
     
  18. mom2rtk

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    :rotfl: And people were concerned there wouldn't be enough thrill factor on this one. Sounds like Robo just took care of it!
     
  19. d-r

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    you'll probably be happier if you expect more of a swinging car version of goofy's barn stormer or primeval whirl.

    Always better to be happily surprised than let down.
     
  20. rteetz

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    not primeval whirl more big thunder mountain railroad.
     
  21. nym4588

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    :rotfl2:

    You might be on to something there. Maybe they can just refit all rides with automatic ejectors like in fighter jets. At the very least, boring rides wouldn't be quite so boring!
     

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