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  • Are the Teacups spinning again?

    Has anyone found out if the teacups are finished reburbing yet? Are they spinning again? I'll be going on Sunday anyway. Want to say goodbye to Mr. Lincoln, and see the floating Leota head!

    --Roger
    I think someone has left the shower running ...
    --Tiki Bird Jose

  • #2
    According to this thread they should be up on Friday!

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    • #3
      The Tea Cups were supposed to come back yesterday, but they won't operate them in the rain, so I doubt anyone has ridden them yet, except some lucky CM's who got to test them....

      I can report that they were back in place on Tuesday, but the refurb wall was still up.
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      • #4
        Yes, I saw the teacups yesterday, sitting in the rain, waiting for me. But as ususal, they and Alice were shut down because of the rain.

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        • #5
          Originally posted by revol yensid
          Yes, I saw the teacups yesterday, sitting in the rain, waiting for me. But as ususal, they and Alice were shut down because of the rain.
          They had the teacups working on THURSDAY. As soon as I saw them working (knowing that they weren't supposed to be running until the next day) I ran over and jumped on (after getting off Matterhorn).

          THEY DO NOT SPIN FASTER!!!
          I repeat...

          THEY DO NOT SPIN FASTER!!!
          It's the same old story. After about 30 seconds everyone on the ride is just kicking back in the teacup, looking around to see if anyone could get their cup spinning...

          It appears to have been just a rumor.
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          • #6
            BOO!!!!!!!!!!!

            NOT GOOD!!!!!!!!

            BAD MATT!!!!!!!

            Maybe it is time to file my first complaint at City Hall.....

            Where is Matt Ouimet's handle, I have some reputation for him!!!!! :devil:

            Glad I just renewed by Knott's Pass, there is still the Hat Dance in Fiesta Village where you can spin wildly
            Last edited by Darkbeer; 02-12-2005, 05:09 PM. Reason: Added the Hat Dance comment
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            • #7
              I'm honestly suprised they still keep the cups, since the whole idea is done at so many carnivals and parks now anyway. I know there a bit of a classic, but far better rides have been sent to Yesterland.

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              • #8
                I am confused. (Yes, a perpetual state.) Are y'all saying they spin, but just not fast?

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                • #9
                  score one for the legal saftey weenies

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by Vault Disney
                    I am confused. (Yes, a perpetual state.) Are y'all saying they spin, but just not fast?
                    Yep.

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                    • #11
                      Well, if you want to get some fast spinnage, you can go to DCA for your fix. In the stupid "A Bug's Land", they have a Frances ride or whatever. It goes really fast. Like, to the nauseating point. Oh, and please don't look at the plates you're spinning on until AFTER you've ridden it.
                      "Somebody need me too much; somebody know me too well. Somebody pull me up short, and put me through hell, and give me support for being alive. Make me alive. Make me alive! Make me confused; mock me with praise. Let me be used. Vary my days. But alone is alone, not alive. Somebody crowd me with love, somebody force me to care. Somebody let me come through, I'll always be there as frightened as you, to help us survive being alive."
                      --"Being Alive"
                      Company Stephen
                      Sondheim

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                      • #12
                        I don't care if they don't spin that fast. I guess I'm just a geek that loves to be in that area and just hear the music. When I go on that ride, I usually don't like it to spin, it's just fun having it just whirl around.
                        A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes....

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by Darkbeer
                          Glad I just renewed by Knott's Pass, there is still the Hat Dance in Fiesta Village where you can spin wildly
                          You can get some great centrifical force going along with the spinning on the Hat Dance. Nice and loose.
                          -Monorail Man

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                          • #14
                            I went today, and it sure seemed like they were spinning faster. Of course, the rain from yesterday may have helped to lubricate them or something.

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                            • #15
                              Cant say I am too surprised. Disney has repeatably lied time and again about things like this, that they have absolutely ZERO, zilch, nada credibility with me personally anymore. I never ever beleive a word they say now until I see it for myself, never again am I going to implicitly trust them on anything. They are going to have to earn any kind of trust back, and its going to take a LOT for them to do that. spinless cups is spineless managment.

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