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Schedule for round three and beyond in the 2012 Theme Park Insider Tournament

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Published: March 11, 2012 at 10:41 AM

Here is the schedule of daily vote match-ups for the remainder of the 2012 Theme Park Insider Tournament:

Round Three

Monday, March 12
2. It's Tough to Be a Bug! vs. 10. Poseidon's Fury

Tuesday, March 13
2. Haunted Mansion vs. 10. Splash Mountain

Wednesday, March 14
4. Mickey's PhilharMagic vs. 5. Soarin' Over California

Thursday, March 15
4. The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man vs. 5. Twilight Zone Tower of Terror

Friday, March 16
1. Waterworld vs. 9. Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular

Monday, March 19
1. Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey vs. 8. Toy Story Midway Mania

Tuesday, March 20
6. Fantasmic! vs. 14. MuppetVision 3D

Wednesday, March 21
3. Pirates of the Caribbean vs. 6. Popeye & Bluto's Bilge-Rat Barges


Thursday, March 22
Best Theme Park Show - 3/16 winner vs. 3/14 winner

Friday, March 23
Best Roller Coaster - 2. Incredible Hulk Coaster vs. 3. Manta

Monday, March 26
Best Themed Ride - 3/19 winner vs. 3/15 winner

Tuesday, March 27
Best Theme Park Show - 3/12 winner vs. 3/20 winner

Wednesday, March 28
Best Roller Coaster - 1. The Voyage vs. 5. Montu

Thursday, March 29
Best Themed Ride - 3/13 winner vs. 3/21 winner


Championship Friday, March 30
Best Theme Park Show
Best Roller Coaster
Best Themed Ride

Readers' Opinions

From Mark Fairleigh on March 11, 2012 at 11:04 AM
Oh boy, some really tough decisions coming up!
From Melanie Howe on March 11, 2012 at 11:51 AM
Wow, this is gonna be fun! I foresee an epic battle between Haunted Mansion and Pirates to see which one goes up against FJ for the big prize. I'm not placing any bets on either of those votes :-)
From James Rao on March 11, 2012 at 12:35 PM
The Voyage is the only non-Disney/Universal/SeaWorld attraction left. The rest of the world has their rally cry: "Go Holiday World!"
From Dominick D on March 11, 2012 at 1:13 PM
Oh crap. TSM is gonna get mauled by FJ.
From Giovanny Cruz on March 11, 2012 at 2:23 PM
These are some really good mach ups I mean spider man vs tot,hanted mansion vs spash mountain, Hulk vs manta and toy story vs harry potter
I'm voting till the end for spider man and Toy story but if they get head to head I'm going for spider man
From Dominick D on March 11, 2012 at 2:35 PM
I agree Gio. Spiderman in HD is just flat out amazing and better than TSM.
From Caroline Davis on March 11, 2012 at 4:22 PM
Manta is the only thing I know I will definitely vote for. Everything else is pretty tough.
From robert morris on March 11, 2012 at 4:25 PM
Interesting to 1/4 of the attractions left are from IOA. Though I can't think how PF's long can hold on much longer.

As great as PotC is Popeye and Bluto should give that ride a good run.

As I do see Manta sending Hulk back for some more gamma rays

But it will be interesting to see how many voters take into account Spidey's upgrades albeit most will view it online in a collosual battle with ToT

From Robert Niles on March 11, 2012 at 4:33 PM
I'd like to thank everyone for their participation as we got through what were, let's face it, the preliminaries.

This is where the real fun starts, with some truly awesome matchups over the next three weeks. You've set this up well with your preliminary votes. Let's enjoy the tournament going forward.

From Dominick D on March 11, 2012 at 7:33 PM
I think I've figured out what I'm voting for:

Monday, March 12
It's Tough to Be a Bug!

Tuesday, March 13
Haunted Mansion

Wednesday, March 14
Mickey's PhilharMagic

Thursday, March 15
The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man

Friday, March 16

Monday, March 19
Toy Story Midway Mania

Tuesday, March 20

Wednesday, March 21
Pirates of the Caribbean


Thursday, March 22
Face it, we all know Phillarmagic is gonna win this.

Friday, March 23

Monday, March 26
Spiderman or TOT

Tuesday, March 27
Fantasmic will probably win.

Wednesday, March 28

Thursday, March 29
Haunted Mansion

From Tyler Stover on March 12, 2012 at 8:24 AM
It looks like this round has more balanced match-ups. This is going to be good.
From Sylvain Comeau on March 12, 2012 at 11:49 PM
Some brutally difficult choices coming up...
From on March 13, 2012 at 9:45 AM
Am I the only one who finds it wierd that ToT is not favored in any comments ? I still think that it is a good mix of thrill and theme ? Plus it has been around for a while, and it (in my opinion) still is better then all of the new rides out now !

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