The spark is gone

The spark is gone

This is a topic that I’ve really been itching to touch for a while now.  It’s time to spend a little time talking about the Imagination pavilion.   It was, in your not-so-humble manifesto author’s opinion, a nearly perfect pavilion.  A microcosm of what made Epcot Center so special.  With it’s unique exterior, multiple attractions, commitment to theme from outside to inside, it’s whimsy, it’s charm, and it’s intelligence, it contained everything that made an original Epcot Center attraction great.

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So close…

So close…

Don’t you hate when you spend some time writing something, don’t finish with plans to get to it later, and then something comes out that changes what you were going to write?  A while back, in an earlier version of my Manifesto, in a WDW fan forum, I’d given my idea for what I thought should be done with the Imagination pavilion.  Included in this was of course what to do with the Magic Eye Theater.   Well, either Disney read my manifesto and got everything almost right (missing the mark in one small yet significant way), or great minds think almost alike.  I’ll quote verbatim from this post here, come back for some quick discussion, and then at the end leave the post that I’d been writing on Friday that dealt with things up to the point on Friday morning. 

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