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    Best/Worst of DL

    Copy the text below and paste it into the reply box, then add your answers. Please restrict it to Disneyland only as DCA has not fully matured as a theme park yet. No, I don't work for Disney, this is just out of curiosity.

    Favorite Imagineer:
    10 best current attractions:
    5 best former attractions:
    Attraction you have been on more than any other:
    Attraction you have never been on:
    Current attraction you will never go on again:
    Shortest average wait:
    Longest average wait:
    Best attraction queue:
    Best attraction pre-show:
    Best attraction storyline:
    Best attraction music:
    Best attraction spiel:
    Best attraction set design/artwork:
    Best attraction landscaping:
    Most immersive attraction:
    Most thrilling attraction:
    Most boring attraction:
    Best attraction ending:
    Attraction with worst post-attraction feeling (dizziness, nausea, etc.):
    Best animatronic figure:
    Best visual effect:
    Most unconvincing effect:
    Best attraction scene or room:
    Worst attraction scene or room:
    Best ride vehicle:
    Worst ride vehicle:
    Best attraction costume:
    Worst cast member costume:
    Best walk-through attraction:
    Best exhibit:
    Best photo spot:
    Best waterway:
    Best view of park:
    Best building or structure:
    Ugliest building or structure:
    Best spot to sit and relax:
    Best live entertainment:
    Best in-park character:
    Best daily event:
    Best snack food from cart or stand:
    Worst snack food from cart or stand:
    Best counter service eatery:
    Worst counter service eatery:
    Best full-service restaurant:
    Worst full-service restaurant:
    Best food item in park:
    Best beverage in park:
    Worst food or beverage item in park:
    Best time of day to visit:
    Worst time of day to visit:
    Best day of week to visit:
    Worst day of week to visit:
    Best time of year to visit:
    Worst time of year to visit:
    Best place to park:
    Worst place to park:
    Best bargain hotel:
    Worst bargain hotel:
    Best luxury hotel:
    Worst luxury hotel:
    Best Disney animated film:
    Best Disney live-action film:
    Worst Disney animated film:
    Worst Disney live-action film:
    Best Disney movie song:
    Worst Disney movie song:
    Favorite Disney villain:
    Favorite Disney protagonist:
    Funniest Disney character:
    How many miles do you live from Disneyland?:
    The #1 priority for Disneyland now is:
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    Re: Best/Worst of DL

    Eesh, there are some hard ones here. I'll omit the ones that are just too hard to pick a favorite for.

    Favorite Imagineer:
    10 best current attractions: (in no particular order) Indiana Jones, Space Mountain, Pirates of the Caribbean, the Haunted Mansion, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, the Matterhorn, Splash Mountain, Star Tours, Disneyland Railroad, the Jungle Cruise
    5 best former attractions: Mine Train Through Nature's Wonderland, Adventure Thru Inner Space, Rocket Rods (yes, I went there!), Country Bear Jamboree, Rocket Jets
    Attraction you have been on more than any other: very difficult to say - possibly Pirates of the Caribbean or Space Mountain
    Attraction you have never been on: the Columbia (gasp!)
    Current attraction you will never go on again:
    Shortest average wait: (of the attractions I frequent) Pirates of the Caribbean
    Longest average wait: Space Mountain
    Best attraction queue: (as opposed to full-on preshow) Indiana Jones Adventure
    Best attraction pre-show: the Haunted Mansion
    Best attraction storyline: Indiana Jones Adventure
    Best attraction music:
    Best attraction spiel: the Haunted Mansion
    Best attraction set design/artwork: Pirates of the Caribbean
    Best attraction landscaping:
    Most immersive attraction: Indiana Jones Adventure
    Most thrilling attraction: Space Mountain
    Most boring attraction: Astro Orbitor
    Best attraction ending: Indiana Jones Adventure
    Attraction with worst post-attraction feeling (dizziness, nausea, etc.): teacups???
    Best animatronic figure: the POTC auctioneer
    Best visual effect: the ghosts in the HM ballroom
    Most unconvincing effect: Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage projections
    Best attraction scene or room: (hard choice) the cavern of bubbling death in Indy
    Worst attraction scene or room: take your pick in Buzz Lightyear Astro Blasters
    Best ride vehicle: Indy EMVs
    Worst ride vehicle:
    Best attraction costume: plaid
    Worst cast member costume:
    Best walk-through attraction: the Disney Gallery!
    Best exhibit: see above
    Best photo spot: anywhere involving backstage
    Best waterway: Jungle Cruise river
    Best view of park: from a very quiet, very low-flying helicopter
    Best building or structure: (for appealing exterior architecture) the Haunted Mansion facade
    Ugliest building or structure: Fantasyland Theater
    Best spot to sit and relax: Big Thunder Trail
    Best live entertainment:
    Best in-park character:

    Best daily event: park opening
    Best snack food from cart or stand: churros!
    Worst snack food from cart or stand:
    Best counter service eatery:

    Worst counter service eatery: Tomorrowland Terrace
    Best full-service restaurant: the Blue Bayou (on atmosphere alone!)
    Worst full-service restaurant:
    Best food item in park: churros
    Best beverage in park: water
    Worst food or beverage item in park:
    Best time of day to visit: all day
    Worst time of day to visit: never
    Best day of week to visit:
    Worst day of week to visit:
    Best time of year to visit:
    when the Haunted Mansion is not down for HMH
    Worst time of year to visit: when the Haunted Mansion is down for HMH
    Best place to park: public transportation, yo!
    Worst place to park: see above
    Best bargain hotel:
    Worst bargain hotel:
    Best luxury hotel:
    Worst luxury hotel:
    Best Disney animated film:
    The Lion King
    Best Disney live-action film: Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
    Worst Disney animated film:
    Worst Disney live-action film:
    Best Disney movie song:
    Worst Disney movie song:

    Favorite Disney villain:
    Scar
    Favorite Disney protagonist: Simba (notice a trend here?)
    Funniest Disney character: Jack Sparrow...until the sequels
    How many miles do you live from Disneyland?: 41 miles via car
    The #1 priority for Disneyland now is: making sure every land and attraction is consistent, thematically appropriate, immersive, and incredibly viscerally fun

    Whew!


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    Re: Best/Worst of DL

    Favorite Imagineer: Sorry, I don't know that many to answer it
    10 best current attractions: (In no particular order) Haunted Mansion, Matterhorn Bobsled, Alice in Wonderland, Pinocchio's Daring Journey, Space Mountain, Splash Mountain, Fantasmic, Indiana Jones Adventures, Buzz Lightyear Astro Blaster, Character meet n greets (Princess Faire, Meet Mickey, etc.)
    5 best former attractions:
    Attraction you have been on more than any other: Haunted Mansion, Matterhorn, Indiana Jones
    Attraction you have never been on: Any of the carriages on Main Street, Columbia
    Current attraction you will never go on again: Tiki Room, Finding Nemo, HISTA, Innoventions
    Shortest average wait: Haunted Mansion, POTC,
    Longest average wait: Peter Pan, Finding Nemo
    Best attraction queue:
    Best attraction pre-show: Indiana Jones and the Haunted Mansion
    Best attraction storyline: Indiana Jones
    Best attraction music: Haunted Mansion
    Best attraction spiel: Jungle Cruise
    Best attraction set design/artwork: HM, Indiana Jones,
    Best attraction landscaping: BTMRR, IASW
    Most immersive attraction: Indiana Jones, Haunted Mansion, BTMRR
    Most thrilling attraction: Indiana Jones, Space Mountain, Splash mountain, BTMRR
    Most boring attraction: POTC, Finding Nemo, IASW
    Best attraction ending: Splash Mountain
    Attraction with worst post-attraction feeling (dizziness, nausea, etc.): Matterhorn Boblsed (when the tracks choose to not be smooth)
    Best animatronic figure: Murphy
    Best visual effect: the rolling rock (when it chooses to work)
    Most unconvincing effect: The Tiki room birds
    Best attraction scene or room: Haunted Mansion Ball Room Scene!!!!
    Worst attraction scene or room: Budget Room of Indiana Jones
    Best ride vehicle: I love the doom buggies and peter pan ships and Mr. Toad's cars
    Worst ride vehicle: All of them are unique and imaginitive from what I can remember
    Best attraction costume: (I know this is cheating, but...) Bell hops from TOT
    Worst cast member costume: CM's from Toon Town. Those are pretty ugly colors

    (I will resume this on a later time)

    Best walk-through attraction:
    Best exhibit:
    Best photo spot:
    Best waterway:
    Best view of park:
    Best building or structure:
    Ugliest building or structure:
    Best spot to sit and relax:
    Best live entertainment:
    Best in-park character:
    Best daily event:
    Best snack food from cart or stand:
    Worst snack food from cart or stand:
    Best counter service eatery:
    Worst counter service eatery:
    Best full-service restaurant:
    Worst full-service restaurant:
    Best food item in park:
    Best beverage in park:
    Worst food or beverage item in park:
    Best time of day to visit:
    Worst time of day to visit:
    Best day of week to visit:
    Worst day of week to visit:
    Best time of year to visit:
    Worst time of year to visit:
    Best place to park:
    Worst place to park:
    Best bargain hotel:
    Worst bargain hotel:
    Best luxury hotel:
    Worst luxury hotel:
    Best Disney animated film:
    Best Disney live-action film:
    Worst Disney animated film:
    Worst Disney live-action film:
    Best Disney movie song:
    Worst Disney movie song:
    Favorite Disney villain:
    Favorite Disney protagonist:
    Funniest Disney character:
    How many miles do you live from Disneyland?:
    The #1 priority for Disneyland now is:

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    Re: Best/Worst of DL

    For those interested in a laugh but not necessarily all the things I love about Disneyland, just read the bold ones which are either humorous or most important.


    Favorite Imagineer:
    Baxter

    4 best current attractions:
    Space, Indy, Pirates, JC

    Best former attractions:
    Have not been on a removed attraction. (I don't think)

    Attraction you have been on more than any other:
    Indy (yay single rider)

    Attraction you have never been on:
    Subs, Mark Twain, Great Moments, Disney Gallery.. among others

    Current attraction you will never go on again:
    Hista

    Shortest average wait:
    I've walked on?

    Longest average wait:
    An hour?

    Best attraction queue:
    Jones, HM, Thunder, Splash

    Best attraction pre-show:
    Soarin' haha

    Best attraction storyline:
    Jones, Thunder,

    Best attraction music:
    Space, Soarin', Screamin', Jones

    Best attraction spiel:
    Jungle Cruise

    Best attraction set design/artwork:
    All Fantasyland Dark rides

    Best attraction landscaping:
    BTMRR, Splash

    Most immersive attraction:
    Jones, Thunder, Splash, Space

    Most thrilling attraction:
    Space, Screamin'

    Most boring attraction:
    Casey Jr.

    Best attraction ending:
    Snow White. jk. Uhh Mr. Toad

    Attraction with worst post-attraction feeling (dizziness, nausea, etc.):
    None (Maybe Screamin' only because it hurts my back)

    Best animatronic figure:
    The Redhead

    Best visual effect:
    HM Ballroom

    Most unconvincing effect:
    Indy Dartroom!

    Best attraction scene or room:
    Indy's main chamber, Splash interior, Most of Pirates

    Worst attraction scene or room:
    TERRIBLE REPRESENTATION OF CANADA ON IASM

    Best ride vehicle:
    Soarin', Indy

    Worst ride vehicle:
    Screamin' because I can't sit up properly in the seat and it hurts my back. And I'm only 5-11!

    Best attraction costume:
    Indy, cause its Indy

    Worst cast member costume:
    Not sure

    Best walk-through attraction:
    Indy queue for special effects

    Best exhibit:
    Not sure

    Best photo spot:
    Castle.. duh

    Best waterway:
    ROA with the animals and cabin working

    Best view of park:
    Walking down Main Street toward the Castle at night

    Best building or structure:
    Castle?

    Ugliest building or structure:
    IASM :P or more seriously, the buildings in Tommorowland. See signature...

    Best spot to sit and relax:
    Plaza, Mainstreet or In front of ROA

    Best live entertainment:
    Fantasmic!

    Best in-park character:
    Mickey

    Best daily event:
    Believe I still love it even if its gone.

    Best snack food from cart or stand:
    Bengal BBQ

    Worst snack food from cart or stand:
    Overcooked Churros!

    Best counter service eatery:
    Hmm..

    Worst counter service eatery:
    Hmmmmmm..

    Best full-service restaurant:
    Blue Bayou

    Worst full-service restaurant:
    Blue Bayou (long story)

    Best food item in park:
    Churro/Mickey ice cream bar

    Best beverage in park:
    Coke!!!!

    Worst food or beverage item in park:
    Dole anything (I hate pineapple)

    Best time of day to visit:
    Any day I can.. (which amounts to every five years)

    Worst time of day to visit:
    When the lines are longest?

    Best day of week to visit:
    See two posts up.

    Worst day of week to visit:
    See two posts up.

    Best time of year to visit:
    See two posts up

    Worst time of year to visit:
    See two posts up (I'll stop)

    Best place to park:
    Kelowna International Airport (In Canada )

    Worst place to park:
    No Parking zone

    Best bargain hotel:
    Park Vue!

    Worst bargain hotel:
    Anaheim Carriage In. icky

    Best luxury hotel:
    Not sure

    Worst luxury hotel:
    Not sure

    Best Disney animated film:
    Cant think right now

    Best Disney live-action film:
    Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

    Worst Disney animated film:
    Pocahontas, Mulan or Fantasia.

    Worst Disney live-action film:
    Uhh... not sure

    Best Disney movie song:
    Bare Nessesities

    Worst Disney movie song:
    High School musical.

    Favorite Disney villain:
    Ticket Booth Cast Member

    Favorite Disney protagonist:
    Indy

    Funniest Disney character:
    Jack Sparrow, Murtogg, Mullroy, Pintel, Ragetti

    How many miles do you live from Disneyland?:
    1742.75km or 1,082.89 miles

    The #1 priority for Disneyland now is:
    Redo Tommorowland as per belowice cream
    Last edited by Trevor; 11-09-2009 at 12:29 AM.

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    Re: Best/Worst of DL

    Thanks for replying. I know it's a lot to ask, but the answers are interesting.

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    Re: Best/Worst of DL

    Favorite Imagineer: Walt Disney!
    10 best current attractions: Indy, Pirates, Peter Pan, Big Thunder, Mr. Toad, Billy Hill, Bobsleds, Monorail, Star Tours
    5 best former attractions: Keel Boats, Mine Train, PeopleMover, Carousel of Progress, Country Bear Jamboree
    Attraction you have been on more than any other: Pirates
    Attraction you have never been on: AstroOrbiters
    Current attraction you will never go on again: Tea Cups
    Shortest average wait: 5 min (handicapp access with motorized scooter)
    Longest average wait: 20 min
    Best attraction queue: Indy
    Best attraction pre-show: Muppets 3D (I know you say DL only, but this is too good)
    Best attraction storyline: Indy
    Best attraction music: Peter Pan
    Best attraction spiel: Jungle Cruise (Depending on skipper, of course, otherwise I do it myself!)
    Best attraction set design/artwork: Pirates
    Best attraction landscaping: Small World (topiaries rock!)
    Most immersive attraction: Indy
    Most thrilling attraction: Indy
    Most boring attraction: Pinocchio or Dumbo
    Best attraction ending: Indy
    Attraction with worst post-attraction feeling (dizziness, nausea, etc.): Tea Cups
    Best animatronic figure: Jack Sparrow in Pirates
    Best visual effect: Rolling Boulder in Indy
    Most unconvincing effect: Monstro Whale in Storybook Land Canal Boats
    Best attraction scene or room: Pirates Auction
    Worst attraction scene or room: Winnie the Pooh ride
    Best ride vehicle: Peter Pan ship or Mark Twain
    Worst ride vehicle: Pinocchio
    Best attraction costume: Space Mountain Jacket (I want one!!!)
    Worst cast member costume: ToonTown
    Best walk-through attraction: Sleeping Beauty Castle
    Best exhibit: Disney Gallery
    Best photo spot: Frontierland River
    Best waterway: Frontierland River
    Best view of park: From Club 33
    Best building or structure: Sleeping Beauty's Castle
    Ugliest building or structure: Adobe looking thing in Adventureland
    Best spot to sit and relax: Balcony in Club 33 (ok, I only did it once, but it was good) but, more realisticly - Hungry Bear Restaurant
    Best live entertainment: Billy Hill and the Hillbillies
    Best in-park character: Mickey
    Best daily event: Fantasmic (in summer, of course)
    Best snack food from cart or stand: Cotton Candy
    Worst snack food from cart or stand: haven't bought it to try!
    Best counter service eatery: French Market
    Worst counter service eatery: Village Haus Restaurant
    Best full-service restaurant: Club 33, or more realisticly, Blue Bayou
    Worst full-service restaurant: Don't know....
    Best food item in park: Monte Cristo Sandwich
    Best beverage in park: Cherry Coke
    Worst food or beverage item in park: anything at Village Haus
    Best time of day to visit: early morning
    Worst time of day to visit: Mid-afternoon
    Best day of week to visit: Tuesday
    Worst day of week to visit: Saturday
    Best time of year to visit: Early November or early December
    Worst time of year to visit: August
    Best place to park: at the Hotels
    Worst place to park: far corner of parking structure
    Best bargain hotel: no clue
    Worst bargain hotel: no clue
    Best luxury hotel: Disneyland Hotel
    Worst luxury hotel: Grand Californian (sorry, I just don't like the 'feel' of it...)
    Best Disney animated film: Sleeping Beauty
    Best Disney live-action film: Swiss Family Robinson
    Worst Disney animated film: Pocahontis
    Worst Disney live-action film: Follow Me, Boys
    Best Disney movie song: Zip-a-de-do-dah
    Worst Disney movie song: It's All Mine, or something like that from Pocahontis
    Favorite Disney villain: Madam Mim
    Favorite Disney protagonist: Mr. Toad
    Funniest Disney character: Tigger
    How many miles do you live from Disneyland?: 160
    The #1 priority for Disneyland now is: Make me a lifetime member! Or, Bring Back The Keel Boats

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    Re: Best/Worst of DL

    Very interesting! Thanks!

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    Favorite Imagineer: Claude Coats
    10 best current attractions: Space Mountain, Matterhorn, Pirates of the Caribbean, Haunted Mansion, Splash Mountain, Disneyland Railroad, Tom Sawyer Island, Indiana Jones Adventure, Alice in Wonderland, Mark Twain
    5 best former attractions: Adventure thru Inner Space, Mine Train thru Nature's Wonderland, PeopleMover, Carousel of Progress, Skyway
    Attraction you have been on more than any other: Disneyland Railroad
    Attraction you have never been on: Columbia, Gadget's Go Coaster
    Current attraction you will never go on again: Mad Tea Party
    Shortest average wait:
    Longest average wait:
    Best attraction queue: Indiana Jones
    Best attraction pre-show: Haunted Mansion
    Best attraction storyline: Pirates of the Caribbean
    Best attraction music: Haunted Mansion
    Best attraction spiel: Jungle Cruise
    Best attraction set design/artwork: Pirates of the Caribbean
    Best attraction landscaping: it's a small world
    Most immersive attraction: Pirates of the Caribbean
    Most thrilling attraction: Space Mountain
    Most boring attraction: Storybook Land Canal Boats
    Best attraction ending: Space Mountain
    Attraction with worst post-attraction feeling (dizziness, nausea, etc.): Mad Tea Party
    Best animatronic figure: Pilot in Star Tours
    Best visual effect: Lava in Primeval World, Phantom 5 singers, thunderstorm in Haunted Mansion
    Most unconvincing effect: Stars in Space Mountain queue
    Best attraction scene or room: Bayou at beginning of Pirates
    Worst attraction scene or room: Yeti on Matterhorn
    Best ride vehicle: Mark Twain Riverboat
    Worst ride vehicle: Big Thunder Mountain Railroad
    Best attraction costume: Space Mountain
    Worst cast member costume: Main gate
    Best walk-through attraction: Tom Sawyer Island
    Best exhibit: Disney Gallery
    Best photo spot: Plaza Gardens
    Best waterway: Waterfalls on Matterhorn
    Best view of park: from Monorail
    Best building or structure: Space Mountain
    Ugliest building or structure: Observatron
    Best spot to sit and relax: Coke Corner
    Best live entertainment: Dapper Dans, Piano players at Coke Corner
    Best in-park character: Mary Poppins
    Best daily event: Fireworks
    Best snack food from cart or stand: Dole whip
    Worst snack food from cart or stand: Turkey leg
    Best counter service eatery: ?
    Worst counter service eatery: Redd Rockett's Pizza Port
    Best full-service restaurant: Carnation Cafe
    Worst full-service restaurant: ?
    Best food item in park: ?
    Best beverage in park: Root beer float
    Worst food or beverage item in park: Turkey Leg
    Best time of day to visit: Morning
    Worst time of day to visit: Afternoon
    Best day of week to visit: Mon-Thurs
    Worst day of week to visit: Fri-Sun
    Best time of year to visit: Nov, Jan, Feb
    Worst time of year to visit: July, August
    Best place to park: Hotel
    Worst place to park: Mickey and Friends
    Best bargain hotel: Super 8
    Worst bargain hotel: ?
    Best luxury hotel: ?
    Worst luxury hotel: ?
    Best Disney animated film: Beauty and the Beast
    Best Disney live-action film: Mary Poppins
    Worst Disney animated film: any sequel
    Worst Disney live-action film: Haunted Mansion
    Best Disney movie song: Chim Chim Cheree
    Worst Disney movie song: A Whole New World
    Favorite Disney villain: Cruella de Ville
    Favorite Disney protagonist: Mowgli
    Funniest Disney character: Pedro and Juanita Rosita Chiquita Chihuahua
    How many miles do you live from Disneyland?: 90
    The #1 priority for Disneyland now is: Making lines shorter and increasing park capacity

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    Re: Best/Worst of DL

    Quote Originally Posted by Bob Weaver View Post

    Worst Disney animated film: any sequel
    ^^Right on the money!

    Whew! This is a mouthful!

    Favorite Imagineer: Rolly Crump
    10 best current attractions: HM, POTC, Splash Mountain, Peter Pan, IASW,BTMRR, Space Mountain, Jungle Cruise, Mr. Toad, Matterhorn
    5 best former attractions: Skyway, America Sings, Country Bear Jamboree(I could only think of 3 that I actually remember seeing first-hand...I would have included Moments with Lincoln, but they're bringin' it back)
    Attraction you have been on more than any other: POTC
    Attraction you have never been on: Indy , Columbia
    Current attraction you will never go on again: Teacups
    Shortest average wait: Pinnochio is almost always a walk-on
    Longest average wait: Peter Pan
    Best attraction queue: Don't hate! I like the Roger Rabbit queue
    Best attraction pre-show:?
    Best attraction storyline: HM
    Best attraction music: HM
    Best attraction spiel:Safety spiel on Dumbo
    Best attraction set design/artwork: HM
    Best attraction landscaping: IASW
    Most immersive attraction:Splash Mountain
    Most thrilling attraction: Splash Mountain
    Most boring attraction: Storybookland Canal Boats
    Best attraction ending: Splash Mountain
    Attraction with worst post-attraction feeling (dizziness, nausea, etc.): Teacups
    Best animatronic figure: As far as detail and movement ...Jack Sparrow....But my favorite would have to be Billie How in the arsenal of POTC
    Best visual effect: fireflies in bayou of POTC, simple but very realistic
    Most unconvincing effect: all character images in dark rides that are just painted in black light paint on walls/doors instead of being 3-dimensional
    Best attraction scene or room:the stretching room
    Worst attraction scene or room: Jasmine's castle in storybookland canal boats...just does not fit in.
    Best ride vehicle: Any train on the DLR
    Worst ride vehicle: Winnie the Pooh
    Best attraction costume: Pirates Lair
    Worst cast member costume: ?
    Best walk-through attraction: castle
    Best exhibit: Opera house lobby
    Best photo spot: Mickey of flowers outside the berm
    Best waterway:ROA
    Best view of park: Skyway
    Best building or structure: CASTLE!!
    Ugliest building or structure: ?
    Best spot to sit and relax: I have a 5-year-old.....we never relax.
    Best live entertainment: ?
    Best in-park character:Cruella!
    Best daily event: just opening the park is good enough for me
    Best snack food from cart or stand: Dill Pickles
    Worst snack food from cart or stand: I've never had one at DL, but I think turkey legs are kinda nasty
    Best counter service eatery: ?
    Worst counter service eatery: ?
    Best full-service restaurant: Blue Bayou!
    Worst full-service restaurant: ?
    Best food item in park: ?
    Best beverage in park: anything with caffeine
    Worst food or beverage item in park: I don't like chocolate
    Best time of day to visit: night!
    Worst time of day to visit: none
    Best day of week to visit: a weekday?
    Worst day of week to visit: ?
    Best time of year to visit: Christmas season
    Worst time of year to visit: when moats/rivers are drained and/or e-tickets are closed
    Best place to park: at your hotel
    Worst place to park:in the parking garage
    Best bargain hotel: motel 6..or was it super 8? IDK, there was a number in there somewhere
    Worst bargain hotel: anywhere on Sunset Blvd in Hollywood
    Best luxury hotel: hopefully Marriott Suites...I'll let you know in 2 weeks
    Worst luxury hotel: ?
    Best Disney animated film: The Little Mermaid or Pinnochio
    Best Disney live-action film: Pete's Dragon (I heart Jim Dale) and Mary Poppins
    Worst Disney animated film: like Bob said....straight to dvd sequels
    Worst Disney live-action film: Anything in the AirBud franchise
    Best Disney movie song: That's tough. My top faves would be "Under The Sea", "When You Wish Upon a Star", "Bare Necessities", "Feed the Birds"
    Worst Disney movie song: ...what's that song the kittens sing in Aristocats? "Scales and Archipeggios"? Ugh.
    Favorite Disney villain: Ursula and I love Sir Hiss
    Favorite Disney protagonist: Ariel
    Funniest Disney character: Baloo or Archimedes
    How many miles do you live from Disneyland?: lots...I live in Las Vegas
    The #1 priority for Disneyland now is: Keep themes immersive and not rely so much on movies for inspiration for new attractions
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    Re: Best/Worst of DL

    Quote Originally Posted by leopardchucks View Post
    How many miles do you live from Disneyland?: lots...I live in Las Vegas
    Haha, good one!

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    Re: Best/Worst of DL

    Just like Data, I'll also strike out the ones I can't decide on or hve no opinion on.
    Favorite Imagineer:
    10 best current attractions: (in no order) Haunted Mansion, Indy, Splash Mountain, Space Mountain, Big Thunder, Matterhorn, Star Tours, Railroad, Buzz, Pirates
    5 best former attractions: Peoplemover, Skyway, Captain EO, Rocket Rods, Submarine Voyage. (notice how they're all in Tomorrowland? )
    Attraction you have been on more than any other: Uhhh I dunno. Indy, Haunted and Pirates probably.
    Attraction you have never been on: Columbia,Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage
    Current attraction you will never go on again: Casey Jr., Storybook Land, Autopia
    Shortest average wait: Pooh Bear
    Longest average wait: Space Mountain or Indy
    Best attraction queue: Indy or Star Tours. Too bad DCA doesn't count or I'd say Tower of Terror.
    Best attraction pre-show: Haunted Mansion
    Best attraction storyline: Indy
    Best attraction music: Indy, Star Tours, Space Mountain
    Best attraction spiel: Haunted Mansion
    Best attraction set design/artwork:
    Best attraction landscaping: Big Thunder
    Most immersive attraction: Indy, Haunted Mansion
    Most thrilling attraction: Space Mountain
    Most boring attraction: Storybook Land, Casey Jr.
    Best attraction ending: Indy
    Attraction with worst post-attraction feeling (dizziness, nausea, etc.): Teacups, Star Tours
    Best animatronic figure: RX-24 in Star Tours
    Best visual effect: HM ballroom
    Most unconvincing effect: Rats on a log in Indy, Dart room in Indy
    Best attraction scene or room: Cavern of Bubbling Death in Indy
    Worst attraction scene or room:
    Best ride vehicle: Indy
    Worst ride vehicle: Matterhorn. Lap-sitting is SO uncomfortable. Splash Mountain got rid of lap-sitting, why won't the Matterhorn?
    Best attraction costume:
    Worst cast member costume:
    Best walk-through attraction:
    Best exhibit:

    Best photo spot:
    In front of Tomorrowland
    Best waterway: Jungle Cruise
    Best view of park: Soarin' ...oh wait.
    Best building or structure: Space Mountain
    Ugliest building or structure:
    Best spot to sit and relax: Main Street
    Best live entertainment: Billy Hill
    Best in-park character: Cruella
    Best daily event: Opening!
    Best snack food from cart or stand: Dole whips
    Worst snack food from cart or stand:
    Best counter service eatery:
    Worst counter service eatery:

    Best full-service restaurant:
    Blue Bayou
    Worst full-service restaurant:
    Best food item in park: Monte Cristo
    Best beverage in park: mint julep
    Worst food or beverage item in park: Water from the drinking fountain
    Best time of day to visit: Any
    Worst time of day to visit:
    Best day of week to visit:
    Worst day of week to visit:
    Best time of year to visit:
    Worst time of year to visit:

    Best place to park:
    Hotel?
    Worst place to park:
    Best bargain hotel:
    Worst bargain hotel:
    Best luxury hotel:
    Worst luxury hotel:

    Best Disney animated film: Alice in Wonderland Pixar: The Incredibles
    Best Disney live-action film: Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl. Who Framed Roger Rabbit
    Worst Disney animated film: Any sequel, Brother Bear, Lilo and Stitch
    Worst Disney live-action film: The other two Pirates movies.
    Best Disney movie song: How Do You Do
    Worst Disney movie song:The stepsisters singing "Sing Sweet Nightingale" in Cinderella
    Favorite Disney villain: Cruella
    Favorite Disney protagonist: Alice
    Funniest Disney character: Roger Rabbit
    How many miles do you live from Disneyland?: Too many
    The #1 priority for Disneyland now is: Being Awesome

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    Re: Best/Worst of DL

    This was a challenge for me to complete. I'm not normally given to making absolute statements like "favorite," "best," or "worst."

    Favorite Imagineer: Mary Blair
    10 best current attractions: Indy, Haunted Mansion, Big Thunder, Matterhorn, Space Mountain, Splash Mountain, Peter Pan's Flight, Pirates of the Caribbean, Jungle Cruise, Fantasmic!
    5 best former attractions: InnerSpace, Submarine Voyage, Country Bears, America Sings, PeopleMover
    Attraction you have been on more than any other: Haunted Mansion (I guess)
    Attraction you have never been on: New Home of the Future (Innoventions)
    Current attraction you will never go on again: Astro Orbitor
    Shortest average wait: Winnie the Pooh
    Longest average wait: Splash Mountain
    Best attraction queue: Indy
    Best attraction pre-show: Haunted Mansion
    Best attraction storyline: Haunted Mansion
    Best attraction music: Fantasmic!
    Best attraction spiel: Jungle Cruise (with a good skip)
    Best attraction set design/artwork: Small World
    Best attraction landscaping: Big Thunder
    Most immersive attraction: Indy
    Most thrilling attraction: Space Mountain
    Most boring attraction: Any of the Toon houses
    Best attraction ending: Splash Mountain
    Attraction with worst post-attraction feeling (dizziness, nausea, etc.): Mad Tea Party
    Best animatronic figure: Buzz Lightyear in BLAB queue
    Best visual effect: Indy: Hall of Promise variations
    Most unconvincing effect: Hologram mirror in Pinocchio
    Best attraction scene or room: Haunted Mansion ballroom
    Worst attraction scene or room: Winnie the Pooh: Segue between Blustery Day and Heffalumps and Woozles
    Best ride vehicle: Indy transports
    Worst ride vehicle: Astro Orbitor rockets
    Best attraction costume: female Haunted Mansion CMs
    Worst cast member costume: Fantasmic! crowd control
    Best walk-through attraction: Tom Sawyer Island/Pirate's Lair
    Best exhibit: Disneyland: the First 50 Years
    Best photo spot: South side of Plaza Hub w/ Partners and Castle in same shot
    Best waterway: Stream flowing between Castle moat and Frontierland gate
    Best view of park: top of treehouse on TSI
    Best building or structure: Matterhorn
    Ugliest building or structure: Indy show building
    Best spot to sit and relax: Le Cour des Anges
    Best live entertainment: Fantasmic!
    Best in-park character: Peter Pan
    Best daily event: Rope drop
    Best snack food from cart or stand: Mickey Mouse ice cream
    Worst snack food from cart or stand: Turkey leg
    Best counter service eatery: Redd Rockett's
    Worst counter service eatery: Village Haus
    Best full-service restaurant: Club 33 (If that doesn't count, then Carnation Cafe)
    Worst full-service restaurant: They're all decent
    Best food item in park: Depends on what I feel like having
    Best beverage in park: Hot apple cider at Christmastime
    Worst food or beverage item in park: Turkey leg
    Best time of day to visit: Morning
    Worst time of day to visit: Mid-afternoon
    Best day of week to visit: Tuesday
    Worst day of week to visit: Friday
    Best time of year to visit: Christmas season
    Worst time of year to visit: Summer
    Best place to park: Pinocchio parking lot
    Worst place to park: Any overflow lot
    Best bargain hotel: Dunno, I'm a local
    Worst bargain hotel: See above
    Best luxury hotel: See above
    Worst luxury hotel: See above
    Best Disney animated film: Beauty and the Beast
    Best Disney live-action film: Mary Poppins
    Worst Disney animated film: The Black Cauldron
    Worst Disney live-action film: The Shaggy Dog (Tim Allen version)
    Best Disney movie song: "When You Wish Upon a Star"
    Worst Disney movie song: "Where the Dream Takes You" (from Atlantis)
    Favorite Disney villain: Maleficent
    Favorite Disney protagonist: Mickey Mouse
    Funniest Disney character: Ludwig von Drake
    How many miles do you live from Disneyland?: About 50
    The #1 priority for Disneyland now is: Fix Tomorrowland!
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    Re: Best/Worst of DL

    how dare you say casey jr. Is boring.
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    Re: Best/Worst of DL

    I was going to, but, 4 questions in, I was already too tired!

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    Re: Best/Worst of DL

    Favorite Imagineer: X Atencio
    10 best current attractions: (in no particular order) Haunted Mansion, Pirates of the Carribban, Indiana Jones, Splash Mountain, Space Mountain, Peter Pan, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, The Matterhorn, Star Tours, Mr. Toad
    5 best former attractions: Rocket Rods, People Mover, Captain EO, Country Bear Jamboree, Circle Vision
    Attraction you have been on more than any other: probably Mr. Toad or POTC
    Attraction you have never been on: Chip N Dale's Treehouse, the NEW Sleeping Beauty walkthrough Diorama, Never got to see the Disney Gallery.
    Current attraction you will never go on again: Probably Finding Nemo
    Shortest average wait: King Arthur's Carousel
    Longest average wait: Space Mountain
    Best attraction queue: Indy
    Best attraction pre-show: Haunted Mansion
    Best attraction storyline: Splash Mountain
    Best attraction music: Space Mountain
    Best attraction spiel: Haunted Mansion
    Best attraction set design/artwork: Indy
    Best attraction landscaping: Haunted Mansion
    Most immersive attraction: HM or Indy
    Most thrilling attraction: Space Mountain
    Most boring attraction: Nemo or Storybook Land Canal Boats
    Best attraction ending: Space Mountain
    Attraction with worst post-attraction feeling (dizziness, nausea, etc.): Teacups
    Best animatronic figure: Jack Sparrow or the Auctioneer at POTC
    Best visual effect: Ghosts in the ballroom at HM
    Most unconvincing effect: Dark Ride effects
    Best attraction scene or room: Blue Bayou/ POTC loading area
    Worst attraction scene or room: Tarzan's Treehouse
    Best ride vehicle: Indy Jeeps
    Worst ride vehicle: Submaries - the windows fog up and the sound effects don't work correctly
    Best attraction costume: Indy
    Worst cast member costume: Dark Rides of Fantasyland
    Best walk-through attraction: Pirate Island
    Best exhibit: Innoventions
    Best photo spot: In front of the 'Partners' statue
    Best waterway: Jungle Cruise
    Best view of park: central Hub
    Best building or structure: Sleeping Beauty's Castle
    Ugliest building or structure: the unused tracks above Tomorrowland
    Best spot to sit and relax: near Snow White's Grotto - usually very quiet
    Best live entertainment: Show at Golden Horseshoe
    Best in-park character: Mickey
    Best daily event: Fireworks
    Best snack food from cart or stand: Churros or the Dole Whip
    Worst snack food from cart or stand: Popcorn
    Best counter service eatery: French Market
    Worst counter service eatery: Rancho Del Zocalo - always too spicy for me
    Best full-service restaurant: Blue Bayou (atmosphere counts)
    Worst full-service restaurant: I've have yet to experience a bad one
    Best food item in park: Clam Chower in Bread Bowls
    Best beverage in park: Water or Lemonaid
    Worst food or beverage item in park: Soda - it just dehydrates me.
    Best time of day to visit: When it opens
    Worst time of day to visit: Middle of the day when all the kids are cranky!
    Best day of week to visit: Tuesday
    Worst day of week to visit: Saturday
    Best time of year to visit: The week after Thanksgiving or The first week in May
    Worst time of year to visit: Thanksgiving/Christmas Day/New Years Eve (and I've been to all three)
    Best place to park: A close-by hotel
    Worst place to park: The parking garages
    Best bargain hotel: Carousel Inn
    Worst bargain hotel: haven't stayed in one, yet.
    Best luxury hotel: Grand Californian
    Worst luxury hotel: Residence Inn Suites (major ant infestation when we stayed there!)
    Best Disney animated film: The Little Mermaid
    Best Disney live-action film: Mary Poppins, Enchanted
    Worst Disney animated film: The Aladdin Sequels
    Worst Disney live-action film: all the Air Bud Sequels
    Best Disney movie song: "I Won't Say I'm in Love" from Hercules
    Worst Disney movie song: "If I Never Knew You" from Pocahontis
    Favorite Disney villain: Maleficent
    Favorite Disney protagonist: Belle
    Funniest Disney character: Stitch
    How many miles do you live from Disneyland?: 1,233 Miles
    The #1 priority for Disneyland now is: find a way to increase the popularity of DCA to reduce over capacitating the Disneyland park
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