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9/20: Monkey See, You Do

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  • 9/20: Monkey See, You Do

    Kevin looks at one of the games DisneyWorld is testing in their parks, Discuss it here...

    DIRECT ARTICLE LINK: Monkey See, You Do - MiceAge.com
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    I think the peeling signs problem is a matter of converting to digital prints glued to backboards as opposed to the old method of hand painting. Wonder how the Sign veterans feel about this..or if they've already been let go?
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      Re: 9/20: Monkey See, You Do

      Originally posted by SpectroMan View Post
      I think the peeling signs problem is a matter of converting to digital prints glued to backboards as opposed to the old method of hand painting.
      It's a trial, and I think that once they get the idea down, the signs will be made to look more thematically appropriate.

      My only issue is that the Wilderness Explorer theme really doesn't work for these remote sections of Animal Kingdom. However, if the signage is done tastefully, I could easily see a home for a Wilderness Explorer base camp on Discovery Island, or near the front of the park.
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        Re: 9/20: Monkey See, You Do

        Article typo: obviously, DAK opened in 1998, not 1989
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        Walt Disney World Hidden History - tributes, homages, and ride remnants at WDW
        Your Day at the Magic Kingdom
        Mouse Trap
        Tokyo Disney Made Easy
        101 Things You Never Knew About Disneyland
        Magic Quizdom (The Disneyland Trivia Book)

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          The old west scene is used whenever a pair of great movie ride vehicles leaves the station. If single vehicles are leaving the station, only the gangster scene is used.
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            Re: 9/20: Monkey See, You Do

            Originally posted by KevinYee View Post
            Article typo: obviously, DAK opened in 1998, not 1989
            Thought it was, figured it didn't even need to be brought to your attention.
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