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  • Big Thunder Mountain is about to close for 3 Months !

    Sunday is the last day of Big Thunder Mountain ( Mission 1 ) and they are going to work on it for 3 months .

    They will work on the mountain itself and they will add the AirGates and some other modifications .

    Could you imagine Disneyland Paris without his biggest family ride . Space Mountain and Indy doesn't have the same heights resctrictions for kids so Casey Jr will be the only family coaster in the park till mid october .
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    Re: Big Thunder Mountain is about to close for 3 Months !

    It'll be missed a lot!

    Its one of the biggest rides there

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    • #3
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      Nooooooooooo... why do they have to close it when I finally get to go to visit Paris?!?

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      • #4
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        Because they never closed it so long and believe me it really needs this refurb to repaint the mountainand doing all that stuff .
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          Yeah its really dirty!

          Well it was when I was there in may

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            Re: Big Thunder Mountain is about to close for 3 Months !

            Originally posted by Laura678
            Yeah its really dirty!

            Well it was when I was there in may
            Since then they washed the Mountain with Water during the night but you can see that some white things on the mountain and they never touched the paint since it opened back in 1992 .

            whatever i'm glad they finally work on it .
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            • #7
              Re: Big Thunder Mountain is about to close for 3 Months !

              Yeah it does need work...its a pity it has to close though because its so popular

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              • #8
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                Respect that this rehab is going ahead,even through I kind of feel bad for those who will miss it but you need to understand Big Thunder needs it.
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                • #9
                  Re: Big Thunder Mountain is about to close for 3 Months !

                  Originally posted by Laura678
                  Yeah its really dirty!
                  But so is the rest of the park so what else is new??? Take a look at the waterfall in the chateau.

                  But yes, last time I saw BTM in April it was filthy with mildew! Definitely needs major TLC. I shall be there on the 26th this coming week, and will check it up on cleanliness again. And hopefully catch "Wishes" since I have never seen it in Paris in person.

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                  • #10
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                    It was needed BUT it will also show how another ride like this is extremely needed in Paris. I expect (and hope for) tons of complaints from the guests. It is still the most popular ride there. DLRP is in desperate needs of something like Splash Mountain or even better ('cause of weather issue), the Indiana Jones ride from California.

                    WDS needs to be fixed but it will not provide anything big enough that would apply to the whole family like the two rides I mention above. I do not always understand what the management is doing there.
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                      Originally posted by TDLFAN
                      But so is the rest of the park so what else is new??? Take a look at the waterfall in the chateau.

                      But yes, last time I saw BTM in April it was filthy with mildew! Definitely needs major TLC. I shall be there on the 26th this coming week, and will check it up on cleanliness again. And hopefully catch "Wishes" since I have never seen it in Paris in person.

                      Good luck! Wishes is not good as a firework. Be prepared to be disappointed! Enjoy your time there though!
                      Jeanmi

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                      • #12
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                        think the animatronics need work more than most parts. especailly the static wolves, they look maingey (is that a word?)
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                        • #13
                          Re: Big Thunder Mountain is about to close for 3 Months !

                          Originally posted by jml338
                          I do not always understand what the management is doing there.
                          Changing the parks one name at a time, haha.

                          And about the Indiana Jones Adventure/Splash Mountain comment; I wonder if either of these have ever been on the Parisian "maybe" pile at all? It would definitely be grand to add something to the list of E-tickets for adults who'd like a break from vomiting. As it is this demographic tends to linger between Phantom Manor, Pirates and Big Thunder Mountain and it sort of ends there. An Indy or Splash Mountain would upgrade the park more than a thousand Buzz Lightyears ever could. And they've certainly got the space...

                          Right, money. Ah well, things could be worse. It could've had no Frontierland...

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                          • #14
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                            I feel sorry for the first-timers who don't get to experience the amazement that is Big Thunder Mountain, but we should be applauding Euro Disney for this move, not booing them. They are doing the right thing.
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                            • #15
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                              sign that you can see everywhere troughout the Resort .
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