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Changes to MK's Pirates

Walt Disney World: They said its supposed to be an element from the fourth movie and will be added overnight.

From Christopher Sturniolo
Posted September 20, 2012 at 10:46 AM
http://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2012/09/ahoy-changes-are-afoot-at-pirates-of-the-caribbean-at-magic-kingdom-park/

People are speculating that they will be adding mermaids or Penelope Cruz. What I think it will be is either:
A cheap interactive element in the queue.
FASTPASS.
A random prop from the fourth film in the
treasure trove scene.

Any guesses?


Comments in chronological order. Most recent at the bottom. Scroll down to respond.

From Mike Gallagher
Posted September 20, 2012 at 11:30 AM
I'll go with Penelope, as long as she rides with me and only me.

From Dominick D
Posted September 20, 2012 at 11:54 AM
Very funny Mike! Im betting on her or the mermaids, but an interactive queue was confirmed some time ago.

From Ryan Spann
Posted September 20, 2012 at 12:42 PM
I could've sworn they already had an interactive queue while I was there in August. Guess I wasn't paying attention. But, I really can't say which change they would rather go with. Maybe we'll see a little bit of both go in.

From Andrew Dougherty
Posted September 20, 2012 at 1:22 PM
Mermaid animatronics would take like a day at LEAST to fit into that ride. A Penelope is way more likely or a prop. I really don't want mermaids.

From Daniel Etcheberry
Posted September 20, 2012 at 2:10 PM
Maybe it's meet-n-greet with the real Penelope!

From Jay R.
Posted September 20, 2012 at 3:22 PM
Hey Daniel, I have a feeling that would turn into a meet-n greet-n-stay too long-n-now we have to file a restraining order against a ton of guest.......if it were the real Penelope!

From James Rao
Posted September 20, 2012 at 5:04 PM
Can they just change it to be more like the version in California?

Barring that, they should give away Jack Sparrow Guy-liner as you enter the queue.

From Mike Gallagher
Posted September 20, 2012 at 6:04 PM
Daniel said: "Maybe it's meet-n-greet with the real Penelope!"

Sorry, she's not available. She's in my boat until further notice, remember?

From Carrie Hood
Posted September 20, 2012 at 6:37 PM
I'm not saying it's mermaids... but it's mermaids.

Debate right now is over if it's going to be an animatronic or via digital projectors onto the large "black netted holes of DEATH" cut into the scene currently.

From Daniel Etcheberry
Posted September 21, 2012 at 8:08 AM
Mike, no problem. Keira is in my boat :)

From Mike Gallagher
Posted September 21, 2012 at 8:22 AM
^^Knightly? Or just in the daytime ? :)

From Andrew Dougherty
Posted September 25, 2012 at 8:12 PM
It says on Disneys official site that Pirates will be down for 1 day still.

From Robert Niles
Posted September 25, 2012 at 8:26 PM
Blackbeard/Davy Jones mist screen replaced by Pirate Duffy.

From Ben Reeves
Posted September 26, 2012 at 3:58 AM
Robert that would be brilliant! Perhaps that would be their way of keeping magic kingdom family friendly after everyone's rant of alcohol being allowed?!?

From Eric S
Posted September 28, 2012 at 8:23 AM
Word is mermaids are going in before the drop on the right side. Nothing too exciting.

From steve lee
Posted September 28, 2012 at 8:07 PM
It's a week late, but I want to give a slow clap to Mike for that horrible Knightley pun.

From Mike Gallagher
Posted September 29, 2012 at 12:40 PM
Thank you, Steve. Better late than never. If one reader (maybe you?) groaned at that, then my work is done.

From Daniel Etcheberry
Posted September 29, 2012 at 1:39 PM
I should open a new related thread: PENELOPE OR KEIRA? - CAST YOUR VOTE

From Tony Duda
Posted October 3, 2012 at 11:14 AM
PENELOPE OR KEIRA?

Penelope has an equally hot younger sister. So, if one is to dream about unlikely situations.......

From Mike Gallagher
Posted October 3, 2012 at 11:22 AM

PENELOPE *AND* KEIRA?

So, if one is to dream about unlikely situations.......

FTFY, Tony. :)

From Dominick D
Posted October 3, 2012 at 11:31 AM
I would comment on Penelope and her sister, but that wouldn't be family friendly.

From Christopher Sturniolo
Posted October 11, 2012 at 5:51 AM
Weren't the changes supposed to be here after Pirates had its one-day rehab?

From Skipper Adam
Posted October 11, 2012 at 7:37 AM
I'm with you, I expected the changes to happen yesterday.

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