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    Alice going down the rabbit hole Jan-May 2014

    It appears that Alice in Wonderland is going down for a lengthy refurb starting in Jan and continuing to May.
    Will we finally see a more appropriate safety solution than the green tarps? Will we see some updated animatronics?
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    Re: Alice going down the rabbit hole Jan-May 2014

    Please get rid of the ugly circus tent under the track.




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    Re: Alice going down the rabbit hole Jan-May 2014

    This means I'll miss it in February. Meh, it has never been a huge favorite of mine anyway.
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    Re: Alice going down the rabbit hole Jan-May 2014

    Some possibilities:

    1. New Outdoor track with vines, some flowers that glow at night, same path.
    2. Queen of Hearts upgraded to an Ursula-level animatronic in two scenes.
    3. Smoking caterpillar removed from inside of ride, replaced with swirl of butterflies special effect.
    4. Chesire cat floating head scene replaced with new scene utilizing projections.
    5. All set pieces/figures/animatronics made to be easily removable for maintenance and for special overlays.
    6. Upgraded white rabbit with more face articulations and movement through scenes.
    7. Pepper's ghost trick to make Chesire cat disappear in one scene.

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    Re: Alice going down the rabbit hole Jan-May 2014

    Quote Originally Posted by chesirecat View Post
    Some possibilities:

    1. New Outdoor track with vines, some flowers that glow at night, same path.
    2. Queen of Hearts upgraded to an Ursula-level animatronic in two scenes.
    3. Smoking caterpillar removed from inside of ride, replaced with swirl of butterflies special effect.
    4. Chesire cat floating head scene replaced with new scene utilizing projections.
    5. All set pieces/figures/animatronics made to be easily removable for maintenance and for special overlays.
    6. Upgraded white rabbit with more face articulations and movement through scenes.
    7. Pepper's ghost trick to make Chesire cat disappear in one scene.
    8. New Captain Jack Sparrow, er, um, I mean Johnny Depp as the Mad Hatter animatronic.
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    Re: Alice going down the rabbit hole Jan-May 2014

    Disney execs must be rolling their eyes for having to take time and money to referb and update this attraction.
    Too Bad!!
    Get it done and do it correct the first time and do it well!!
    We'll be watching.

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    Re: Alice going down the rabbit hole Jan-May 2014

    It's about freaking time.

    I don't think 5 months is enough time to replace the ride system, but I wish they would. The tarps need to go ASAP.
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    Re: Alice going down the rabbit hole Jan-May 2014

    ORGOCH: Yeah it's 'bout time they got rid a blunderland an' brought back Wonderland!

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    Re: Alice going down the rabbit hole Jan-May 2014

    I for one am excited! Alice is one of my faves. I don't ride it every visit but I'm glad it'll be getting some love to hopefully improve the exterior and install some embellishments and updates to the interior.


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    Re: Alice going down the rabbit hole Jan-May 2014

    Quote Originally Posted by sleepyjeff View Post
    8. New Captain Jack Sparrow, er, um, I mean Johnny Depp as the Mad Hatter animatronic.

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    Re: Alice going down the rabbit hole Jan-May 2014

    and for special overlays.

    Perish the thought!

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    Re: Alice going down the rabbit hole Jan-May 2014

    Quote Originally Posted by sleepyjeff View Post
    8. New Captain Jack Sparrow, er, um, I mean Johnny Depp as the Mad Hatter animatronic.
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    Re: Alice going down the rabbit hole Jan-May 2014

    I would be surprised if they do anything more than fix the exterior. The FL dark ride "enhancements" are proposed for the 60th so if they have anything planned for the interior I'd guess that they'd hold it back until then. Why tip their hand?

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    Re: Alice going down the rabbit hole Jan-May 2014

    I was actually thinking this may be the start of the 60th anniversary refurbs. I wouldn't expect them to cram it all in at one time... My guess would be one ride at a time, and they would probably need to start now.

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    Re: Alice going down the rabbit hole Jan-May 2014

    5 months does seem along time just to fix the outdoor portion, maybe they are updating the interior? Then again, any construction at Disneyland always seems to take forever.

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