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  • No Tinker Bell tonight during Remember... ?

    Tonight, there was no Tinker Bell during Remember... Is there a reason or has she been gone for a while? Last time I went was three weeks ago and she had flew down pretty fast IMO and the fireworks got cut in the middle right after the PotC sequence. Anyone know why she wasn't here tonight? Just a one time thing or is there a problem?
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    Re: No Tinker Bell tonight during Remember... ?

    I am just guessing but it either had to do with high winds or a malfunction with her flying mechanism.

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    • #3
      Re: No Tinker Bell tonight during Remember... ?

      someone in the crowd didn't believe in fairies

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      • #4
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        tinnk has gone 101 in the past due to high winds. it could of been the same tonight.



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        • #5
          Re: No Tinker Bell tonight during Remember... ?

          Disney makes changes to Remember based on weather conditions, most noteably (sp) when there are high winds (most of the time high winds at higher elevations. When that is the case they will try to put on the show anyway and make suttle changes most of the time that only those of us that have seen the show many times notice. They will not shoot the fireworks off the matterhorn or from the other side when winds are gusting at certain elevations and in certain directions, it happened to me twice. Also they will not let Tink fly if the winds at the level she is flying at are too high or swirly (sp). And sometimes they have to stop the show in the middle because they had waited for a window hoping they could do the show, go the window and then the winds kicked back up, thus the stopping you experienced before. Anyway, bottom line is they will cut portions of the show including Tink for safety issues while still presenting most of the show.

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          • #6
            Re: No Tinker Bell tonight during Remember... ?

            Originally posted by almandot View Post
            someone in the crowd didn't believe in fairies
            :crybye: Let's all together now...:clap: clap your hands and repeat "I do believe in fairies" 10x
            I love my awesome crazy wonderful friends!!

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            then 10 seconds later you’d be playing like you were best friends?"
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            • #7
              Re: No Tinker Bell tonight during Remember... ?

              Originally posted by DisneyGeek75 View Post
              Disney makes changes to Remember based on weather conditions, most noteably (sp) when there are high winds (most of the time high winds at higher elevations. When that is the case they will try to put on the show anyway and make suttle changes most of the time that only those of us that have seen the show many times notice. They will not shoot the fireworks off the matterhorn or from the other side when winds are gusting at certain elevations and in certain directions, it happened to me twice. Also they will not let Tink fly if the winds at the level she is flying at are too high or swirly (sp). And sometimes they have to stop the show in the middle because they had waited for a window hoping they could do the show, go the window and then the winds kicked back up, thus the stopping you experienced before. Anyway, bottom line is they will cut portions of the show including Tink for safety issues while still presenting most of the show.
              Well Said, its all about the safety.

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              • #8
                Re: No Tinker Bell tonight during Remember... ?

                I heard she was "code red."
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                • #9
                  Re: No Tinker Bell tonight during Remember... ?

                  A worldwide shortage of pixie dust will do that sometimes.

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                  • #10
                    Re: No Tinker Bell tonight during Remember... ?

                    There were winds last night. I was actually surprised that there was a fireworks presentation because I've seen it cancelled for less.
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                    • #11
                      Re: No Tinker Bell tonight during Remember... ?

                      Can the winds cause malfuntion to the cord while she is going down?

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                      • #12
                        Re: No Tinker Bell tonight during Remember... ?

                        Not directly, but it's what happens when she meets the wind with her costume and everything. They don't want to take a chance of her... erm... de-wiring.

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                        • #13
                          Re: No Tinker Bell tonight during Remember... ?

                          There is a computer that controls all of Tink's flights during the fireworks shows. If there is any problem with the computer system, they will not have her for safety reasons. I am not certain, but winds would not cause them to just scrap Tink for that show. The entire show would be cancelled if the winds were high enough to affect Tink.

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                          • #14
                            Re: No Tinker Bell tonight during Remember... ?

                            Well I noticed that night when the fireworks just started that the space she comes out of in the Matterhorn wasn't even open so I'm guessing they knew she wouldn't be making her appearance that night since earlier on.
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                            • #15
                              Re: No Tinker Bell tonight during Remember... ?

                              hey pple! i want to be tinkerbell in the fireworks when i'm older! i am a dancer, so it might work out! lol

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