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The Eighth Voyage of Sindbad Closing

Discussion in 'Islands of Adventure' started by Brian G., Aug 17, 2018.

  1. Brian G.

    Brian G. Staff Member Administrator

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    In before anyone says this was the best show in Central Florida and will sorely be missed.
     
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    This is the best stunt show in CF, and I will miss it dearly. ;)

    The fact that it isn't being directly addressed RN on the Blog, speaks volumes to the quality of the attraction.
     
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    Shhh, Kabob!

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    I'll be honest... I absolutely loved that bit.
     
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    This show painfully brings back memories of my ex, who was one of the stunt performers. Good riddance!!
     
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    He looks like Jim Croce.

    Seeing a bit from the show where a guy goes "HIT ME BABY ONE MORE TIME" makes me certain nothing of value was lost here, even if I haven't seen the show in years. I think I wanted to a few trips ago, but the theater was down for...something.
     
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    Happy that Mystic Fountain is staying for now, livid that this is closing with no immediate replacement plans.
     
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    Somebody saw my latest video! hehe, although, I kinda feel bad for making fun of the show now that it's closing.
     
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    Eh, it's not your fault!

    Since you (and yinz) have been around longer than I, I gotta know: was this show ever good?
     
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    My family would take our yearly Christmas card photo in front of it.
     
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    Not really. It was always too cheesy. To "fix" it during the last re-tooling, they just cut it down shorter, so less painful to sit through.

    The stunt work was okay, it was just too silly.

    I miss the Wild Wild Wild West Stunt Show. That was a work of art. Silly too, but the serious moments had more weight to them... Plus, there was blood effects. You just don't see that anymore in theme parks lol.
     
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    First Internation Food and Film, now this? What is happening to my sweet Epcot?
     
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    The show sucked. Terribly.

    Now the question is-

    1) Will they create a new show?
    2) Will they tear down the building and create a new attraction?
    or
    3) Will they leave the area dead for 98% of the time, like toon lagoon theater?
     
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    This show sucks but I can’t celebrate a closing with no immediate replacement plan, especially when it came about because management doesn’t know wtf they’re doing
     
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    Yeah, I'm with Jungle Skip. Cutting park attractions because management made bad decisions elsewhere is a poor reflection on the Orlando Universal executives. There's little enough entertainment at IOA as it is. If a show is poor,has poor reception from the public, that's a reflection on management, and it behooves them to replace it with a better entertainment attraction. Cutting only accentuates the management shortcomings. I'm giving Universal a really big black eye if they continue with this little league move. Five thumbs down, and an angry fist, if they don't replace it...within the year...:thumbsdown::thumbsdown::thumbsdown::thumbsdown::thumbsdown: :fist:
     
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    New Poster here. I just wanted to say why is everyone coming so negative about this whole situation. Like shouldn’t be exciting that they are finally taking a “horrible” show out of the lineup. If they Universal is asking for cost cutting measures then management has to comply.
     
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