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Postby CaptainUnknown » Tue Nov 29, 2016 8:38 pm

With Pandora set to open in summer 2017, what are the chances of a soft opening in early March?
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Postby cookiex » Wed Nov 30, 2016 4:48 am

CaptainUnknown wrote:With Pandora set to open in summer 2017, what are the chances of a soft opening in early March?

Highly unlikely based on its current status. Late April/early May would be a better bet.
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Postby thrillrider » Wed Nov 30, 2016 8:44 am

Figures....

We are going the first week of April.
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Postby CaptainUnknown » Wed Nov 30, 2016 7:56 pm

Expedition Everest Yeti: winner of the Mannequin challenge since 2006
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Postby JordyC » Thu Dec 01, 2016 2:04 am

CaptainUnknown wrote:Expedition Everest Yeti: winner of the Mannequin challenge since 2006


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Postby jray21 » Thu Dec 15, 2016 3:32 pm

The park looks like it's coming along great. I absolutely love that park, and can't wait for there to be even more to do!
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Postby cookiex » Tue Dec 27, 2016 9:20 pm

Surprised this hasn't been posted, a new behind-the-scenes look on Pandora:

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Postby Hilltopper39 » Wed Dec 28, 2016 8:34 am

I've been optimistic about this project since it was announced solely based on the visual potential of turning that source material into a theme park environment but after seeing this video I have a feeling this area is going to be stunning. Like for how quiet this project has been so far I have a feeling it's going to blow people away, even if the major attraction is average (it's still a simulator so my expectations aren't that high).

The Navi river journey looks like a perfect addition to Animal Kingdom, I've always felt like that park needed some kind of mild family friendly boat ride and that thing looks awesome.

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Postby Jew » Fri Dec 30, 2016 1:20 am

Looks like i'll have the same reaction to this as I do Potter: visually stunning and really cool, but I have no interest in the IP itself. I hope the storytelling avoids the Potter trap, where you have to know the IP to really get it...
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Postby viking86 » Fri Dec 30, 2016 6:45 am

^I hope they keep the focus on the world of Pandora itself, and not use any of the plot from the movie. Regardless it looks like it will be a visually stunning place to visit.

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