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    Re: What attraction from another Disney park do you want to see duplicated at DL/DCA?

    Exactly, your second wife should be hotter than your first.

    Maybe that was a bad example.

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    Re: What attraction from another Disney park do you want to see duplicated at DL/DCA?

    That is a pretty morose comparison.

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    Re: What attraction from another Disney park do you want to see duplicated at DL/DCA?

    Quote Originally Posted by B2D View Post
    Let's put the TTA from WDW where the PeopleMover used to be.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CaliforniaAdventurer View Post
    Oh good, so you all recognize the value in sharing r&d costs on technology.

    You don't think each park should invest in their own proprietary ride systems?

    Now that the money went into Test Track, DLR can spend more money on atmosphere and show and less investment into technology to create the amazing RSR attraction that's going up now.
    ... and now that the DLR is perfecting the technology for the track and putting more money into the show, maybe WDW will use the R&D results to make a ride more appropriate to the theme of Future World in Epcot?

    If only, if only...


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    Re: What attraction from another Disney park do you want to see duplicated at DL/DCA?

    That's a good idea. Because Test Track seems very contemporary.

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    Re: What attraction from another Disney park do you want to see duplicated at DL/DCA?

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    Re: What attraction from another Disney park do you want to see duplicated at DL/DCA?

    Why yes. Not too shabby I must say.



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    Re: What attraction from another Disney park do you want to see duplicated at DL/DCA?

    It just rolled off my tongue err finger tips, without even meaning to.

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    Re: What attraction from another Disney park do you want to see duplicated at DL/DCA?

    Quote Originally Posted by CaliforniaAdventurer View Post
    Radiator Springs Racers would never be if they didn't clone the technology from Test Track. Just sayin'
    If the company actually demonstrated being original Carsland wouldn't even be in their mindset. I'm also unsure why you think their hands are tied to the test track technology, they could invent something new if they wanted. I'm not opposed of copying and improving on technologies, just exact clones of what other parks have already. However, I don't think it's healthy for the company to make it a habit of copying technologies and forgetting to innovate.

    You had also said that by copying technologies they would save money and reinvest it into the attraction theme; that's the wrong business attitude because it's not what an innovater does. What Disney should be doing is investing the proper amount of money for the theme regardless if it costs extra for new technology. There shouldn't be a compromise on show quality simply because they have a new technology that they want to demonstrate. If Disney is not fully commited to bringing the concept to life properly then don't do it, this is precisely what TDL did with Pooh's Hunny Hunt and what WED did with most of its creations.
    Last edited by Seawolf; 09-21-2009 at 04:23 PM.

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    Re: What attraction from another Disney park do you want to see duplicated at DL/DCA?

    The company doesn't have infinite money to spend.

    Each resort has to work with a budget, the days when Walt would mortgage his home for a new attraction are over.

    So you can spend x number of dollars infinite ways, you just can't spend an infinite amount of dollars. If the parks didn't turn a profit, the company would stop operating them.

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    Re: What attraction from another Disney park do you want to see duplicated at DL/DCA?

    Quote Originally Posted by CaliforniaAdventurer View Post
    The company doesn't have infinite money to spend.

    Yeah .. poor little Disney Co.

    That must have been someone else who just spent $4,000,000,000.00 on Marvel!

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    Re: What attraction from another Disney park do you want to see duplicated at DL/DCA?

    The queue from tokyo's space mountain!

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nh2k8wJ9XSw&feature=related"]YouTube - TDL ??????????[/ame]

    =D

    this video might be better

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FMwSCS-pihs"]YouTube - The New Space Mountain at Tokyo Disneyland[/ame]
    Last edited by Bexington; 09-22-2009 at 01:20 PM.

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    Re: What attraction from another Disney park do you want to see duplicated at DL/DCA?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tomorrowland_1967 View Post
    Yeah .. poor little Disney Co.

    That must have been someone else who just spent $4,000,000,000.00 on Marvel!
    I guess they think that's a smarter use of their money than operating completely different and unique theme parks around the world to tap into that globe-trotting Disney parks fanatic demographic.

    No, I think when they open a park in China, it's to cater to local Chinese. Not to get Americans to leave Southern California and travel to China for a Disney vacation.

    It's great if you can do that, but to suggest the company should cater their offerings to you is beyond presumptuous.

    The parks do not have to be exact clones of one another. But I have no problem if they develop a new attraction for Tokyo Disneyland or Disneyland Paris and then decide to open one up here. Or whether or not they build a Big Thunder Mountain in Hong Kong.

    It's great if they make a few modifications each time to change it up a little, but to suggest they can only use their blueprints once is absurd.

    Walt Disney's investment in Anaheim leaves today's Walt Disney Co. with a unique business to operate. It's not a custom home in the foothills, it's a business, geared mainly to people who live in a geographical region.

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    Re: What attraction from another Disney park do you want to see duplicated at DL/DCA?

    Hunny Hunt would be my first choice choice, hands down.

    Maybe Journey to the Center of the Earth, depending on how good the Carsland attraction turns out to be in comparison.
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