What if the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train sucks?
What does this mean for Disney if the new Seven Dwarfs Mine Train becomes the Antarctica of Disney? The hype only winds up letting us down during the real ride experience. Will this be bad for Disney? If it tanks could we see another ride be fast tracked? A Frozen ride or a different dark ride?
It will probably be greatly appreciated by it's intended audience, namely young children & their parents. It's a beautiful setting, but very short with only one major scene, so it's not going to be much of a re ride draw for other demographics. But since it's in Fantasyland, it will probably be considered a success and I'm sure the lines will be very long. It is what it is, a small family coaster very well themed, but not in the class of the other Disney mountains. Sea World really over hyped their attraction, which was probably a large reason for disappointment, since it was clearly not as advertised.
I agree with Mr. Pastor. This attraction will be a hit with the audience it was intended to attract. Well done, Disney!
The main purpose of theme parks can be summed up in one simple word from "Spaceballs". "Merchandising!" And that is why Sea World overhyped Antrtica.
I think it will do fine. I think it actually looks pretty interesting.
The Theming looks fantastic. So they got that at the very least. I want to see it be similar the Thunder Mountain Railroad, thats a timeless ride, if the experience is shorter than that as some have said, well that would be extremely disappointing, but the very least this attraction may pull people away from other rides.
No way this ride tanks. It's a highly themed roller coaster with dark ride elements and a unique, free swinging ride vehicle right in the middle of fantasy land. A section of the park, not counting the off-the-rack Barnstormer and maybe the Mad Tea Party, where thrills are known to be scarce, and gentle dark rides and princess meet and greets reign supreme. In the very least, the young boys, now more than ever have a reason to be excited to come to this section of the park, and I think including this attraction, even as a last minute addition was a great call on the part of Mr. Staggs to bring some much needed balance to this very pastel and frilly area of MK. Sure it's not an E-Ticket, nor was it ever intended to be, at best it's a D. What it is though, is a ride that will help to round out the offerings in a land that already features the most attractions, provide a thrill the whole family can enjoy and add some much needed kinetic energy to the expansion that pulls you into the Forest from behind the castle walls.
I agree with those above that it will be a hit, but that's not really addressing the original question.
Love the title of this thread...
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