The Little Mermaid - The ride that almost was.

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  1. Richard Bruvofetc

    Richard Bruvofetc Inane Merry Sag - Possunt Quia, Posse Videntur

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  2. poohmadmum

    poohmadmum DIS Veteran

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    I think that's the ride that was going to be built at DLP but they didn't have enough money. Shame as it looks good.
     
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  4. pokemon_master

    pokemon_master <font color=peach>Everybody wants to be a Munchlax

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    Beats Voyage of the Little Mermaid.. :lmao:
     
  5. Goofysmate

    Goofysmate <font color=red>Isn't fussed where she is, as long

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    I would have loved to go on that
     
  6. wideeyes

    wideeyes <font color=purple>Won't use fake tan, wants to st

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    I am sure this ride was meant to be for DLRP. shame it never got built.
     
  7. tubtruck

    tubtruck Tubtastic

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    Looks great DW would have loved it.
     
  8. natalielongstaff

    natalielongstaff <font color=deeppink>I need a cup of tea and a big

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    it looks fab :thumbsup2
     
  9. Mickey's Fourth Fing

    Mickey's Fourth Fing Earning My Ears

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    Looks like I'll just have to get the DVD, a projector and a big screen: and pretend.:lmao: Now would DW allow me to do that?
     
  10. Minniespal

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    It looks brillant:thumbsup2
     
  11. let'sgo

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    Thanks for posting that link. It would've been such a fabulous ride. I really enjoyed watching it, though.
     
  12. Chilly

    Chilly RIP Tag Fairy

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    aahhh I love The Little Mermaid, couldn't afford it, they have millions of dollars.
     
  13. Ware Bears

    Ware Bears Bring me that horizon Moderator

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    It's such a shame, it would have been a lovely ride. :sad1:

    When you go in one of the shops in DLRP there is a park map on the wall showing this ride and also another one, Beauty and the Beast.
     
  14. melsmom12

    melsmom12 Look, Mommy, it's Cinderbrella!

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    So, I'm confused, where is this ride that is on this video?
     
  15. SueM in MN

    SueM in MN combining the teacups with a roller coaster Moderator

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    It only exists in digital form. It was one of the features in the 2 disk Little Mermaid DVD and was listed as a ride that never was built.
     
  16. melsmom12

    melsmom12 Look, Mommy, it's Cinderbrella!

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    Are you SERIOUS?!?!? That's on a computer? That is the most lifelike thing I've ever seen!

    I feel stupid, but I totally believed that that was real. Please tell me I'm not the only one!
     
  17. SueM in MN

    SueM in MN combining the teacups with a roller coaster Moderator

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    It does look really real. On the original Little Mermaid 2 set DVD, it is still awesome, but doesn't look quite so real. It's been a while since I watched the special features, so I don't remember if some of it was models and some was digital, but it's definately not real.

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    Here's a great review of the digital ride from a website called ultimatedisney.com

     
  18. dispatch

    dispatch From Valley of the Sun to the Sunshine State... pl

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    I'm thinking they'll create this ride for the new and improved CA Adventure... I know there will be a Little Mermaid ride, so surely they'd use the one they've already taken the time to mock up, right?
     

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