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Re: Flooded Mine Changes!
« Reply #15 on: December 09, 2013, 10:20:02 PM »
I don't like them either. I'd rather just look around at the scenery. Have you ever noticed the smell in there? That water on concrete smell? It's almost as good as the smell of asphalt!  Hubs thinks I'm nuts when I mention it. LoL!

That is like one of my favorite things about the Flooded Mine!

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Re: Flooded Mine Changes!
« Reply #16 on: February 06, 2014, 03:23:28 PM »
I do think it is due a major update though.

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Re: Flooded Mine Changes!
« Reply #17 on: February 09, 2014, 11:31:20 AM »
I would love to see the rockslide return as well as the man in the bottle.   They used to have a moonshine type gallon glass jar with a projection of a small prisoner in the bottle singing the miners tune, goldfish and all. If I am not mistaken it was exiting the  I miss some of the old gags.  It would be great to see the projection faces return as well.
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Re: Flooded Mine Changes!
« Reply #18 on: February 16, 2014, 11:04:09 AM »
I grew up in the era of "no guns" (man in the bottle, rock slide, runaway saw blade), etc.   I was old enough to be nostalgic when they put the guns in. I was right on the cusp of thinking it was cool to embrace new trends, and still a little repulsed. 

I've grown to appreciate the gun era, but also feel that it's time to give the old gal a facelift.   
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Re: Flooded Mine Changes!
« Reply #19 on: March 20, 2014, 08:08:48 PM »
We noticed new heads on the characters, this year.
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Re: Flooded Mine Changes!
« Reply #20 on: March 21, 2014, 09:01:40 AM »
Do the heads have the same look as the old ones?

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Re: Flooded Mine Changes!
« Reply #21 on: March 21, 2014, 05:11:36 PM »
Not exactly.  They look far too clean for the setting, and some may even resemble real people.  The don't bother me, but they are a little paper-machete-like for me.
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Re: Flooded Mine Changes!
« Reply #22 on: March 21, 2014, 05:51:11 PM »
Not exactly.  They look far too clean for the setting, and some may even resemble real people.  The don't bother me, but they are a little paper-machete-like for me.

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« Reply #23 on: March 21, 2014, 06:01:25 PM »
It would be better if the faces were less static and more realistic.  Even putting some projected faces on blank heads would be great - with voices that can be heard.
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Re: Flooded Mine Changes!
« Reply #24 on: March 21, 2014, 10:34:06 PM »
The reason they moved away from the projectors that put faces on some of the dummies is because the humidity always caused the electronics to break down. I remember maintenance guys constantly repairing projectors, replacing tapes, and so on...of course, computers would not fare well in the environment, either, they would need to place computers in a heated/air conditioned space. No matter what electronic technology used, the humidity creates havoc! Ha!
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Re: Flooded Mine Changes!
« Reply #25 on: March 21, 2014, 10:58:02 PM »
I remember all of that, but with today's tech, it shouldn't be a prob.
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Re: Flooded Mine Changes!
« Reply #26 on: March 22, 2014, 10:59:35 PM »
I'm glad to hear they're putting work into the attraction. Sometimes we need to sit back and know that we'll never completely happy until we jump in there and do it ourselves  ;)

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Re: Flooded Mine Changes!
« Reply #27 on: March 24, 2014, 01:12:12 PM »
On Thursday I noticed how good the dummies in the mine were looking.  I really liked the heads they have in there now.  It makes FitH look even worse now (That ride desperately needs some love and attention).
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Re: Flooded Mine Changes!
« Reply #28 on: March 24, 2014, 01:48:16 PM »
Get an otterbox for the projector....  ;)