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#299801 - 03/20/17 10:00 AM Re: 50 years ago Saturday, Pirates of the Caribbean opened at Disneyland [Re: Golem]
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They really got that song thing figured out by the time they opened the Tiki Room: People like SEVERAL DIFFERENT songs, not the same %@$#*!^ song over and over and over again.

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#299804 - 03/20/17 12:58 PM Re: 50 years ago Saturday, Pirates of the Caribbean opened at Disneyland [Re: TatumAH]
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Originally Posted By: TatumAH
But, completely ON TOPIC, so there!
Tat

Seems more dystopic, if you ask me... but, thank you for triggering a PTSD-like recall of that widely shared, Stephen (Haw)King-ish ride to the very edge of the sane universe. (Is it really a small world, or is that just an Earth-centric delusion?)

What were those Disney folks thinking, anyway? Were they on the same psychotropics that inspired Fantasia? (i.e. on-tropics?)

(I think the drugs were tainted that drove the "Small World" vision, however.)

(I also suspect that Taters is on some kind of a topical steroid...)
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#299809 - 03/20/17 03:23 PM Re: 50 years ago Saturday, Pirates of the Caribbean opened at Disneyland [Re: pondering_it_all]
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not the same %@$#*!^ song over and over and over again.

I heard once that the suicide rate among "It's A Small World" employees was through the roof.
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#299810 - 03/20/17 03:38 PM Re: 50 years ago Saturday, Pirates of the Caribbean opened at Disneyland [Re: Golem]
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The creators of The Walking Dead understand all too well the efficacy of repetitive music torture. I'm sure the concept of being trapped on It's A Small World wasn't lost on them.

Easy Street? I bet if they could have gotten away with it, they would have used the Small World song instead.

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