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Toy Story Land - General Discussion

Discussion in 'Disney's Hollywood Studios' started by Brian G., Aug 15, 2015.

  1. JungleSkip

    JungleSkip Premium Member

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    Slinky is much, much better than your average kiddy coaster that you’d find at Six Flags. It’s got some really fun elements and was creatively designed.

    If you’re looking to be impressed by how much money was spent on an attraction, then yes it won’t hold a candle to Flight of Passage. But for me Slinky’s ride experience (what really matters for me) is just flat out way more fun than FoP.

    Plus it has a serviceable Jim Varney sound-alike telling me it’s the “Wildest Ride in Andy’s back yard”, which is just the cutest thing ever
     
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    It is fun, but I would never wait more than about 15 minutes to ride it. Nicely themed, decent ride length, just not worth waiting in the hot sun to ride.
     
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    I rode Slinky just after it open last year and FOP a few days later after and it all comes down to preference, for me, Slinky was better, the theming of the ride and length of Slinky and Toy Story Land was so much funner land then Pandora. FOP is absolutely incredible in its own right and I absolutely love it, but i prefer Slinky.
     
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    I loved FOP and thought Slinky was a great addition to the resort and a fun ride, especially for kids but FOP wins for me.

    What I’m now thinking may have made an impact is that FOP was the first ride I did last year and had I have done Universal before Disney, I think screen fatigue maybe would have lessened my experience.
     
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    Slinky is fine but no, it's not a better attraction than Flight of Passage. You might enjoy it more and find it more fun (like I do actually since FoP makes me nauseous :lol:), sure, but Flight of Passage is the total package. There's no comparison.
     
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    It’s boring to me. I don’t care how much money you spent on a queue or rockwork when it’s all so dull
     
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    i think they both fill a need at each park. More family friendly rides were needed at DHS and FOP was needed at DAK because of a lack of indoor/dark rides
    i never have an issue with people liking a ride over another its all opinion

    both provide diversity in their perspective parks
     
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    You can personally like slinky but if you think it is a ride that drives attendance compared to pandora you are out of your mind.
     
  9. Brian G.

    Brian G. Staff Member Administrator

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    I don't think anybody claimed that?
     
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    This is an interesting discussion, but I don’t think I’d even compare the two rides. A family coaster and a state of the art motion simulator are two different things.
    It’s like comparing Spider-Man to the Hulk.

    I didn’t find Pandora dull at all, haven’t ridden Slinky but I don’t think a family coaster would “wow” me quite the same way.
    Funny enough I prefer coasters to motion rides in most cases.
     
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    yep totally agree with this but again his opinion nothing wrong with that
     
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    I usually put Spider-Man and Hulk as my ever rotating 1 and 1a. The same can be said for Everest and FoP at DAK. Not sure how everyone feels about Toy Story Mania, but I was surprised how much I enjoyed it years ago. Better than Space Ranger Spin IMO. Mania and Slinky could be a similar comparison.
     
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    I love TSL but it will definitely need an expansion at some point.
     
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    There isn't much room to play with, unfortunately. The only spot is if they demolish OMD/Walt Disney Presents... that would open up quite a bit of space at the front of the land.

    Personally, I think that using that land for any TSL expansion would be best suited to actually build out the Woody's Round-Up area that was originally intended to be built with alterations to include a flat ride over in the area, too.
     

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