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Disney Skyliner - Gondola Transportation System

Discussion in 'Water Parks, Resorts & More' started by Joe, Feb 15, 2017.

  1. captainmoch

    captainmoch Veteran Member

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    Maybe guest confusion? "What do you mean there isn't a skyliner?! There was a poster for it in that art gallery!"
     
  2. AliciaStella

    AliciaStella Premium Member

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    Maybe.

    Or maybe someone high up didn’t want guests conflating a small 4 person open air amusement park sky ride with a large closed cabin ski lift gondola.

    All I know is they didn’t even have time to spackle over the holes. Just ripped that thing off the wall.

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  3. Nick C.

    Nick C. Staff Member Moderator

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    It was a bit odd that they put it up yesterday. I know the gallery was about the Art of Disney Attraction Posters, but this one wasn't even released yet.

    So aside from what Alicia mentioned, it's possible that that isn't even the finalized version of the art, which is why someone had it taken down.
     
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  4. AliciaStella

    AliciaStella Premium Member

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    I wouldn’t be surprised to see Disney characters added in the gondola windows.

    Also, not all of them are attractions. There is one for the Red Car. That’s not really a ride so much as transportation.

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  5. Nick C.

    Nick C. Staff Member Moderator

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    Ahh, but not all attractions are rides. I consider things around the World Showcase like the 360 films and American Adventure to be attractions.
     
  6. AliciaStella

    AliciaStella Premium Member

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    Touché.
     
  7. Mr. EPCOT

    Mr. EPCOT Veteran Member

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    Could be worse, they could have taken down a Monorail poster... :look:
     
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  8. Nick C.

    Nick C. Staff Member Moderator

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    Here’s concept art for the Pop/AoA Station:


    This photo shows how low to the ground the gondolas will fly. They will not need to be high off the ground at all unless there is something that they need to go over that calls for going higher into the air.
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  9. Teebin

    Teebin Legendary Member

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    “Innovative” Ha! Has Disney no shame?
     
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    Nick C. Staff Member Moderator

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    It's been a long time since they've had any shame.

    They are masters of marketing and spin, though.
     
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