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Old 09-11-2010, 06:47 AM   #1
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That old "new WS country" rumor

According to Screamscape there may be some interest in adding another country to WS. Disney has been doing some questionnaires at the park asking about interest in different countries. So that old rumor may be popping up again!!

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The part that doesn't sound so good is that they are asking guests which country would least upset them if removed! I hope not!
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Old 09-11-2010, 07:38 AM   #2
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I say do away with the outpost for starters! I would like to see a new country but not if it is designed by the same people that put in that eye sore of a restaurant in Mexico...
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Hmm the options are interesting--I think I'd like to see a Russia pavilion!
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Australia would be nice and the first thing would be a restaurant that is owned and run by Disney not Patina or other companies.
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They might as well do away with the United States. On our last trip every country had people working there that were native to that country. In the US the person working the store didn't speak much english. Must be a sign of the times for the whole country.
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I would love something new. It would be nice to have something new to see over there. I have my opinions about what could be removed but I will keep those to myself
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I like the idea of changing things up at Epcot. I want the Wonders of Life pavillion back. As far as the WS goes, I think you could probaby lose the outpost, or turn it into South Africa easily enough. Second choice is to lose UK and add Brazil.
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It would really be nice to have another country to visit.
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I'd like to see Russia and ditch Morocco.

I wouldn't want Australia as that just seems too similar to the UK. I'm sure the cultures are different, but just seems the same.

Brazil is a possibility as that would bring some awesome food.

South Africa is a no go because AKL and AK are dedicated to Africa.

I think for other I would suggest Poland.
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Thanks for the info!
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I'd like to see Russia and ditch Morocco.
DITCH MOROCCO?!?!?!?!?!?!?

I don't think anything should be removed but the Outpost.

I think Poland would be a neat addition. I'm also open to Russia or Greece.
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I don't know why they'd talk about taking out a country. From what I understand, there are spaces for three-four more countries around the lagoon.
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Well, Australia may be "like" the UK, but Canada appears a lot like the US, doesn't it? And while AK is dedicated to Africa, it is also dedicated to Asia, but we still have Japan and China at Epcot.

The Outpost, IMO, doesn't really represent anything...it's very vague and you almost don't even notice it as you walk by. It makes sense to either turn it into something more African or completely renovate it into another country. For sentimental reasons, I'd love to see Australia. But DH and I were discussing it and he brought up a neat point that Russia could be more "exotic" and the architecture could be truly stunning! I'm not sure how I feel about Greece, but having the whitewashed hillside architecture could be an interesting addition, as well.
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