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    Post Blame it on DOSH? major Space Mountain closure coming

    The automated phone announcement states that Space Mountain will be closed from November 4 through January 17

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    Re: Blame it on DOSH? major Space Mountain closure coming

    I'm sure it could have something with DOSH, but it's not unusual for E-tickets to be down for months. I'm guessing that they wanted to wait for BTRR to be finished.

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    Re: Blame it on DOSH? major Space Mountain closure coming

    New opening date for Thunder Mountain.

    I wonder if Space's closure will be rescheduled until after BTMRR opens. If Space had a DOSH issue, I would expect it to close a lot sooner.

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    Guess there won't be a Ghost Galaxy this year, then.

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    Re: Blame it on DOSH? major Space Mountain closure coming

    According to the Disney Parks Blog, Ghost Galaxy will be open from September 13 thru October 31:

    Halloween Time Returns to the Disneyland Resort September 13 – October 31; Mickey’s Halloween Party Expanding to 13 Nights « Disney Parks Blog

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    Re: Blame it on DOSH? major Space Mountain closure coming

    Quote Originally Posted by dfan07 View Post
    New opening date for Thunder Mountain.

    I wonder if Space's closure will be rescheduled until after BTMRR opens. If Space had a DOSH issue, I would expect it to close a lot sooner.
    Exactly. If it was due to safety, it would be closed right now.
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    Re: Blame it on DOSH? major Space Mountain closure coming

    It's hard to believe either dates at this point. I highly doubt both attractiosn will be down during the holidays. As others said if it was a safety thing it would be closed already.

    One thought though is if I were going to DLR in mid novemebr I wouldn't ride Space Mountain BTMRR Because they were closed and I wouldn't ride the Matterhorn cause I hate it now. Geez I couldn't tell you a trip like that since the 80s because I wasn't tall enough for Space mountain where I wouldn't go on one of those three attractions.

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    Re: Blame it on DOSH? major Space Mountain closure coming

    Are they maybe getting the building ready for the makeover they were talking about? Remember they said that Captain EO would be closing at the end of this year and that they would be working on the adjoining buildings for the Star Wars makeover.

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    Re: Blame it on DOSH? major Space Mountain closure coming

    Um, when they say Space Mountain will be closed, could they mean it will be "closed" and replaced with Ghost Galaxy? Kind of like Haunted Mansion is "closed" but Haunted Mansion Holiday is "open" in its place?

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    Re: Blame it on DOSH? major Space Mountain closure coming

    The Ghost Galaxy overlay can be removed in a day. It will be gone by November 4, anyway.

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    Re: Blame it on DOSH? major Space Mountain closure coming

    Quote Originally Posted by Attic Haunt View Post
    Um, when they say Space Mountain will be closed, could they mean it will be "closed" and replaced with Ghost Galaxy? Kind of like Haunted Mansion is "closed" but Haunted Mansion Holiday is "open" in its place?
    There is one problem with your theory. Why would they have Ghost Galaxy running during the Christmas season?

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    Re: Blame it on DOSH? major Space Mountain closure coming

    First of all, everytime a ride closes it isn't because of DOSH. Even if it was, it is not the agency that is enforcing the rules that is to blame. It is the company that is violating them.
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    Re: Blame it on DOSH? major Space Mountain closure coming

    I posted this in the other thread, but the Disney line is still saying BTMRR will open October 30th. Since it also has this closure, maybe BTMRR is on track for the October reopening. It seems hard to believe that they would take both of these major rides out for the busy holiday season. If BTMRR was going to run over, I doubt they would then close SM on top of it.
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    Re: Blame it on DOSH? major Space Mountain closure coming

    Well, it could be something else, yesterday, the very moment before I departed from the loading area, the ride went down, the lights came on, and we had to be evacuated. Apparently there was a power surge somewhere in the park (we were also evacuated from Pinocchio) and that closed down numerous attractions. Or you never know, perhaps it could have had something to do with this sudden closure.
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    Re: Blame it on DOSH? major Space Mountain closure coming

    It's going to be closed over the very busy Christmas / New Year's season, so I'd say that's not a normal refurbishment. Either something is wearing out that need to be replaced ASAP and they're trying to keep Space Mountain going long enough for Big Thunder to come back, or there's a law or regulation that they need to comply with. If I'm not mistaken, most new law's come out on January 1st, so since Space Mountain is closing right before that, my guess would be there is a new law that Disney already knows Space Mountain doesn't comply with.
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