That said I don't want to sound bitter and by the rules of this contest both of these attractions are here. My vote is going to Pirates.
Finally had to go with Pirates.Now if this was WDW's Mansion it'd be a different vote!
I think it's the fact that it's the Disneyland Pirates of the Caribbean that edged it. Had it been WDW's version then The Haunted Mansion may have sneaked under the wire.
But about the actual attraction itself, I'd prefer not to have the Johnny Depp add ons, but they don't bother me that much. I do like the newer AA's being used there though. As for HM, it's definitely creepy but in a non-threatening way. I enjoy them both!
I went with the haunted mansion because it never stops moving! Better effects though!
Mansion gets my vote, but whatever happens, I'm happy.
That being said, I LOVE all things haunted, halloweem, spooky, ghostly, so my vote HAD to go to Haunted Mansion... 6 weeks (3 weeks on either side) a year for the build up and teardown of the haunted holiday mansion btw is NOT a lot of time for the amount of work that goes into it.
Vote with your heads, people.
We Are not voting against Universal, or just for Disney alone. We vote with our heads for what we want, and that is not necessarily Disney dominance.
Unless someone can rouse the slumbering Disney army (something I have failed to accomplish in three years of trying) Holiday World will bring the largest fanbase to the voting booths. I have no problem with them winning the overall tournament and in fact I am (and have been) a huge supporter of that park and its management & PR team since I visited Santa Claus in 2008. Getting them on the theme park map with an overall Tournament crown is a great idea. And it also proves that if you build the best coaster on the planet, you will be rewarded, even if you are a small park in the middle of nowhere!