Thanks for joining me for Splash Mountain week! You can still enter the giveaways. Now on to Halloween!
Anonymous asked: Can I have the link for the website you posted a while ago where we can buy ears/disney merchandise please?
There are a few of those and I not quite sure which one you are talking about.
check under the tag Disneyland shopping
the link to all my tags are on the sidebar of my blog page.
Disneyland’s Splash Mountain is covered with nearly 20,000 flowers, trees, shrubs and vegetables, spread over a 3/4 acre carpet of exotic grasses.
Splash Mountain was originally going to be called “Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah River Run.”
The “official” story of the creation of Splash Mountain maintains that the inclusion of the America Sings Audio-Animatronics figures was part of the initial plans. As the story goes, Marc Davis had created characters and designs for Song of the South that were never used in the film. Then, almost 30 years later, they were reborn in the America Sings attraction, a project Marc Davis also worked on. Moving the AA figures to the new Splash Mountain attraction would be a perfect fit as they were already themed appropriately. In addition, closing America Sings would free up the Carousel Theater for a new, more popular attraction in Tomorrowland. However, according to Alice Davis (Marc Davis’ wife), it was the out of control budget, not some grand plan, that necessitated the scavenging of one attraction for another. Reusing the America Sings AA figures was a way to rein in costs. It is interesting to note, the Carousel Theater sat empty for ten years after America Sings closed. It finally reopened in 1998 with a West Coast version of Innoventions.
There are 180 optical sensors throughout the mountain to monitor the progress of the logs.
Anonymous asked: When I was six my family went to Disneyland. We got on Splash Mountain.I was sitting in the front seat. I was having fun until the part where they take you up for the big drop. The logs were really backed up, so we were stuck inclined under those two vultures sitting on a branch. They say things like “Hmmm, looks like trouble ahead,” they laugh at you. our log was stuck right under them for the longest time, being six and scared for the drop, got so scared I started screaming at them “Shut up!"
At the time of its opening, Splash Mountain’s 52.5-foot flume chute was the largest of its kind.
unicornsilver5 asked: Thank you for having a week dedicated to Splash Mountain! I used to work at Splash in Florida when I did the DCP. I loved working there and your posts made me feel very happy and nostalgic.
I so very glad!!
One winner will get this amazing themed Splash Mountain bow! This is a bow that made after the ride “Splash Mountain” in Disney World and Disneyland! This bow captures the essence of the log ride perfectly and is very beautiful! This bow can be made into a hair clip with an alligator clip, a bow tie clip, a hair tie with elastic or an arm cuff with elastic. This bow is made to order so the product you receive may be slightly different than the picture. This bow would be great for your next Disney vacation!
all the bows in this shop are amazing!! There are so many I would love. Check it out!
(READ POST CAREFULLY TO MAKE SURE YOU KNOW HOW TO BE ELIGIBLE TO WIN)
Starting Date of Contest: August 22th, 2014
Closing Date of Contest: August 30th, 2014
Goal of Contest: Share this post
For more chances you can:
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3. message me what you would choose from the shop
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How to Win:
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The idea for Splash Mountain was originally conceived by Imagineer Tony Baxter in 1983 during his morning commute in rush-hour traffic on Interstate 5.