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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

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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

    Nick 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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    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

    Nick 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

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    Touché.
     
  7. Mr. EPCOT

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

    Nick 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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    Teebin Legendary Member

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    “Innovative” Ha! Has Disney no shame?
     
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    Nick 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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    They’re really wasting no time with this project.
     
  19. Nick

    Nick Staff Member Moderator

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    Gondolas don't take long to build. Tbh, this is going to end up being fairly long in terms of the norm for a Gondola project, but the project is fairly large in scope and a lot of ground work needed to be done, unlike at your average Ski Resort, due to Florida's climate.
     
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    So basically long for a gondola but quick for Disney.
     
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