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Epcot Overhaul (General Discussion)

Discussion in 'Epcot' started by Brian G., Jul 15, 2017.

  1. Nick

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    Disney will projection map anything now won't they.
     
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    Did the modal at D23 include the imagination pavilion with the rainbow arch? I don’t remember it being present before?
     
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    Impressions de France is closing today (October 2nd) for upgrades to the projection system and a new pre-show exhibit. When it reopens in January 2020, the Beauty and the Beast sing-a-long will debut along with the return of Impressions. According to Chapek, BatB and Impressions will alternate, so we'll see if that stays true or if the very likely high GSATs that BatB receives ultimately pushes Impressions out for good. Would be a travesty if that happened.
     
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    Not for nothing, but...try the grey stuff! It's delicious! :thumbsup:
    "If it ain't Chapeked, it ain't Disney!"
     
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    Now that you mention it, i'd bet they start selling grey stuff in the area. They already have a defined version of it at MK so they would just need to make it at Epcot.
     
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    C’mon now. They didn’t have to do it dirty like this.
     
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    Surprised that don't have pieces of it bagged up for sale in the gift shops. Wait until Chapek finds out about a missed merchandise opportunity. Heads will roll. ;):lol:
     
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    Yeah that's a damn shame. They couldn't have done anything with the globe? Put it in the warehouse alongside Main Street Electrical Parade or something, idk.
     
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    Hey, I have a pin from Disneyland with a tiny piece of a flag that flew over Sleeping Beauty castle.
     
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    I like how they saved water from a fountain to reuse but they couldn't reuse the globe for something
     
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    It's not over until it's over. ....
     
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    Maybe put the globe on the NBA experience. When it opens it could have an AA asking people to come in. ;-)
     
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    I dunno man, I get it’s historic and all but what do you expect them to do with a giant metal globe?? Seems like much more trouble than it’s worth to transport and keep around somewhere. I know everything related to this park brings out the Anti-Disney contrarians but this is kinda ridiculous.
     
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    Test Track's going down in January...

    Test Track Closing for Refurbishment in January 2020 - Blog Mickey

    I very much hope this implies that Spaceship Earth won't be closing for its revamp until after Test Track comes back in February. To have two major rides down at the same time (plus the void still left from Universe of Energy) would really make Future World feel dead... or, depending on how you feel about it, deader than it already does.
     
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    The whole east side of Epcot will only have Mission: Space...
     
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    I would expect the rest of Future World to feel considerably more crowded without Test Track absorbing bodies.

    I also expect Frozen and Soarin' FastPasses will be much harder to get.
     
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    It’s only a 1.5 month refurb and it’s when crowds are typically low at Epcot anyway.
     

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