San Fran, CA Star Tours...

Discussion in 'Pacific Regional Discussion' started by AKAI_FETT, Aug 18, 2009.

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  1. AKAI_FETT Jedi Master

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    Ehem... [face_whistling]

    http://www.slashfilm.com/2009/08/18/will-disney-unveil-star-tours-20-at-d23-expo/


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  2. JedHead1 Force Ghost

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    I can't wait for the new Star Tours - not just for the obvious reasons, but for a personal one.

    [face_whistling]
  3. Harlock415 Jedi Master

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    This was rumored a few months ago.

    As far as announcements are concerned, not sure if it will officially be announced at D23.

    Hopefully when I go to Disneyland in Oct it will still be open. Give it one last spin.
  4. JedHead1 Force Ghost

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    It's not a rumor. It's already pretty much done (trust me). Just waiting to see when they close the old one and open the new version. I can't wait for the official announcement so I can finally say why I've been waiting for this!

  5. AKAI_FETT Jedi Master

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    Welll.. lets make a road trip then! (By road trip I mean fly there) We have to ..."
  6. AKAI_FETT Jedi Master

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    http://mb.laughingplace.com/MsgBoard-T-108295-P-1.asp

    hmmm...
  7. AKAI_FETT Jedi Master

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    http://www.starwars.com/fans/events/news20090912/index.html

    =D= ?
  8. Jedi_Tenken Force Ghost

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    Fierfekking pod race... I hope that's not just it and only a concept...

    They should really do something more battle oriented otherwise it's gonna be like Days of Thunder rather than Star Wars. It'd be cool if they did something from each movie though. Pod race, Coruscant speeder chase, opening battle of Ep.3, Battle of Yavin, Battle of Hoth, and Battle of Endor... but more of the later would be preferable...
  9. JedHead1 Force Ghost

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    Trust me, there's definitely more.

    ;)
  10. JedHead1 Force Ghost

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    Now that its official, I can finally congratulate my buddy Dean from GGG for being chosen to play Boba Fett in the new Star Tours ride! He can now claim being only the fourth person to say that they've been in the cockpit of the Slave I, following Jeremy Bulloch, Temuera Morrison, and Daniel Logan.

    http://www.501stlegion.org/members/displaymember.php?userID=4765&costumeID=8


    Congrats, Dean!


    And one RL member in SoCal got to be a snowspeeder pilot in the Hoth scenes!

    http://www.rebellegion.com/forum/costume.php?mode=view&c=2259


    =D=
  11. JedHead1 Force Ghost

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    A look back:

    http://www.starwars.com/hyperspace/member/kessel/f20040618/index.html


    Rob/Lou:

    Whoever goes there first in October, let me know. I'd like some Star Tours stuff merchandise before it disappears forever.
  12. Harlock415 Jedi Master

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    Star Tours will be closing in Oct 2010

    http://scifiwire.com/2009/09/why-the-new-star-tours-wi.php
  13. Tatooinepadme Jedi Knight

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    We will be making a trip to disneyland at the beginning of next month so if there is anything you want matt, let us know. It could be your bday present. :D
  14. AKAI_FETT Jedi Master

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    We will be there in mid October buy we're flying so it might be harder to get things back if they are bulky.

    Let me know.
  15. Harlock415 Jedi Master

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    We will be driving down the first weekend of Oct.
  16. Harlock415 Jedi Master

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    Video from the D23 Star Tours presentation With Pod race sequence. Don't know how long this will stay up.

    http://scifiwire.com/2009/09/video-pod-race-from-disne.php
  17. CloneUncleOwen Force Ghost

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    I was there for the presentation (D23) and it was somewhat clunky. Of course Bob Iger and Dick Cook
    aren't necessarily the best people to present this stuff, and the storm troopers getting into a shoving match
    as the filed on stage didn't help much, either (although it was hilarious). You can bet there's more to 2011
    than pod races. STAR TOURS is far too popular for Disney to allow it to dwindle.
  18. JediYvette Pacific RSA emeritus

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  19. JedHead1 Force Ghost

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    A sneak peek at Star Tours: 2.0:

    http://www.wdwnews.com/viewvideo.aspx?videoid=113798&siteid=1

    :D
  20. JedHead1 Force Ghost

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    Kathy, Dale and I got to go one last time last week. But for those who can't make it down before it closes in October, here's this:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r9CWq5JmGOs
  21. krissy1kenobi Jedi Padawan

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    HAHA thanks for the Youtube link; I totally remember that ride! I went on it like 15 years ago in Disney World.....would be neat to go again.
  22. JedHead1 Force Ghost

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    It looks like Disney and LFL are doing an event during CV:

    http://www.starwarscelebration.com/en/Events/Disney-Event/

    [image=http://www.starwarscelebration.com/RNA/RNA_StarWarsCelebration/2010-images/last-tour-to-endor/last-tour-to-endor.jpg]

    Got my ticket!

    :)
  23. JedHead1 Force Ghost

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    http://www.theforce.net/latestnews/story/New_Closing_Dates_For_Star_Tours_10_131276.asp

    It looks like Disney has announced the closing dates for Star Tours:

    July 27 - Disneyland

    Sept. 8 - Disney World
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