It was a great day. I got to see the newly refurbished Hollywood Studios area of Hollywood Pictures Backlot. It looks awesome, by the way. This area is also where I couldn't help but roll my eyes.
I'm just going to be frank and I really don't what care of what type of reaction I get. But sometimes, people just complain about the smallest and stupidest things to where I think they just complain about it only because everyone else is complaining about it. I finally got to see the "Studio Store" sign with my own eyes. When I saw that sign, the first thing I thought was, "That's what they're making a big deal of?" Are you freakin' serious? That's the sign that people say they could vomit over? Out of all the things in the Disneyland Resort, that sign makes people vomit? When I walked into this new area, I noticed all the signage was newly themed, to have a more "studio" feel to it. All the signs are red with yellow fonts. On each building is a number, just like a studio. Even the signs where is lets you know where different attractions are. So, when I saw the Studio Store, I turned to my friends and asked them, "Does that sign at all look ugly or is it so ugly that you want to vomit?" First they looked at me like, "what?" Then I told them about this website and how people were saying that this sign was ruining their experiences here, apparently. One of my friends told me, "Well, if this sign is making them 'vomit', then I think they have issues. The sign may not be perfect, but it fits with the theme."
Anyway, so we walked passed the sign that makes people vomit and noticed Monsters Inc was open for sneak previews. But, as fate would have it, the ride broke down indefinetely and we couldn't ride. We went to the Tower of Terror and it was fun to ride with one of my other friends who has not even been to California Adventure. She loved it. We continued to ride all the classic rides there including getting a free flour tortilla. Over at Disneyland, we had a stream of rides breaking down. While on Pirates of the Caribbean, our boat got stuck before the first drop. Splash Mountain broke down indefinetely and we were the next ones in line. Thunder Mountain was broken down also. We were able to find a good spot for Remember... and were not caught up in the crowd. Space Mountain was a great finale for the day. It was a good day, despite all the break downs.
Oh yeah, and someone mentioned awhile ago that they seemed to notice a lot more orange colored lights on "it's a small world" holiday. Well, I noticed it too, but I think the reasoning is because it's supposed to be gold to represent the 50th Anniversary. Don't know if everyone else came up with this conclusion, but I thought I'd mention it either way.
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