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WDW best and worst!

Walt Disney World: Looking for your picks

From Jack Maclaughlin
Posted April 5, 2011 at 7:16 PM
I just went to Universal and im thinking about going to WDW please tell me the best and worst rides,coasters,water rides,live shows etc.


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From Carrie Hood
Posted April 6, 2011 at 12:23 PM
Well, what kinds of rides and shows do you enjoy or think you would enjoy? Is there anything you'd prefer to see that you have heard about over something else? Which park or parks do you plan to go to?
This can help us all answer you! :)

From Jorge Arnoldson
Posted April 6, 2011 at 1:17 PM
Although I don't like Disney a lot, here's my best and worst for you.

Best coaster: RNRC
Worst coaster: Goofy's Barnstormer

Best dark ride: Toy Story Mania
Worst dark ride: Snow White

Best show: Indiana Jones
Worst show: tie between Tiki Room, Country Bears (sorry Robert), and Sounds Dangerous

From David L.
Posted April 7, 2011 at 7:05 AM
This site ranks the rides pretty well. Here's my list:
Attractions with an * mean that i haven't ridden them in a while or at all so i am using other people's reviews.
Magic Kingdom-
-The Best- Pirates of the Caribbean, Jungle Cruise(if you have a good skipper, if not, it just moves to the good category), Mickey's Philar Magic, Splash Mt, Thunder Mt, Haunted mansion, and Space Mt
-The good- Small World, Winnie the Pooh, Tom Sawyer's Island, Hall of Presidents*, People Mover*, Monsters Inc laugh Floor, Buzz Lightyear, Carousel of Progress, and The Railroad*
-the still worth going on- Astro Orbiter, Riverboat*, Country Bear Jamboree*, Dumbo, Mad Tea Party, Snow White, Peter Pan, and Swiss Family Treehouse
-the Worst(but if you have time, give them a try, you may have a different oppinion)- Aladdin*, Speedway*, Stich

Tiki room is getting a major renovation so I'm not adding it.

Epcot-I will inlcude World Showcase Pavilions
-The Best- Mission Space(Orange), Spaceship Earth, Testtrack, Soarin, Illuminations, Mexico, Japan
-the good- American Adventure*, Maelstrom, Impressions de France, Ellen's Energy Adventure, Turtle Talk w/ Crush*, Seas Exhibits and ride, Living with the land, Innoventions, Captain EO*, all of the other WS pavillions
-the still worth going on- Circle of Life*, O Canada*, Reflections of China*, Grand Fiesta tour
-the Worst- Figment

I don't have time for the other two parks right now but i'll get them soon.

From David L.
Posted April 7, 2011 at 10:10 AM
DHS-
-the Best- Fantasmic, Rock 'n' rollercoaster, Tower of Terror, Toy Story Mania, the Great Movie Ride
-the good- Beauty and the beast*, Studio Backlot tour, Lights Motors Action, Muppetvision, One Man's dream, Star Tours(but the renovation may bring it up to the Best), Indiana Jones, Animation, Little Mermaid*
-the still worth riding-Disney Junior*(but i think only little kids would find this worth it), American Idol*, Honey i playground*
-the worst- sounds dangerous*, Prince Caspian*

Animal Kingdom-
-the Best- Kilimanjaro safari, Expedition Everest, Maharah Jungle trek, Festival of the Lion King*, Finding Nemo, Dinosaur
-the good- Pangini Forest, Kali River Rapids, Flight of WOnder, Prime Evil whirl, Discovery Island Trails, Conservation station, Oasis trails
-the still worth going on- the Boneyard*, the rest of Rafiki's planet watch
-the worst- Triceratop spin*

From Andrew Mooney
Posted April 7, 2011 at 12:03 PM
Here is a fantastic thread from the archives of this very site (but David L gave a brilliant account of Disney attractions):

http://www.themeparkinsider.com/news/response.cfm?ID=945507305

It has a fairly good set of results of people's favourite attractions. Hope this helps ;)

From TH Creative
Posted April 8, 2011 at 12:34 PM
Magic Kingdom ABSOLUTELY the WORST is the speedway. It's an enormous waste of some of the most valuable real estate on the planet.

From Mark Sewell
Posted April 13, 2011 at 4:39 AM
Primeval Whirl at Animal Kingdom.
Snow White's Scary Adventures at Magic Kingdom.
Figment at Epcot.
Sounds Dangerous at Hollywood Studios.

I really don't mind the Tiki Room or Stitch's Great Escape. Sue me.

From Mark Sewell
Posted April 13, 2011 at 4:42 AM
^^ The worst btw.
And the best?
Tower of Terror at Hollywood Studios.
Expedition Everest at Animal Kingdom.
Haunted Mansion/Space Mountain at Magic Kingdom.
Spaceship Earth at Epcot.

With the exception of Everest, I keep having recurring dreams about going on those rides for the first time back when I was at the impressionable age of 9. The sounds, sights, smells......no-one can do that like Disney.

From Thomas Crain
Posted April 13, 2011 at 7:05 AM
All you guys hating on Figment are breaking my heart.

Epcot is my favorite Disney Park, and Journey into Imagination easily ranks as a best in my book. It's an old school, fun dark ride. There's usually no line, since it's easily the best kept secret in the park.

Other bests in Epcot are Spaceship Earth: The Ride (Hands down WDW's best true Dark Ride, I love it more than my beloved Mansion), Ellen's Energy Adventure (incredible presentation and I love me some Bill Nye), Mission Space (the most intense ride in the resort), Test Track (fantastic, fast, and FUN), Maelstrom (very cool, if short), The Three Amigos (Short, but fun), Living with the Land (the best of the boat rides, IMO), and American Adventure (always loved it, but was moved to tears after I saw it post-deployment to Iraq).

Soarin' didn't leave much of an impression, Captain EO was cool if dated, and the Seas is okay if you LOVE Nemo (though the line is fantastic).

I've never seen any of the various films at World Showcase, as they never really interested me.

From Anthony Murphy
Posted April 13, 2011 at 6:13 PM
Figment is awesome!

From Doug Jenkins
Posted April 18, 2011 at 10:51 AM
As everyones opinions are different, you need to see WDW if you never have. You will be amazed, but you need time, especially in the summer.

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