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Postby robbalvey » Sun Jan 01, 2006 3:41 pm

Day Ten - Part Two: Tokyo Disneyland Countdown Party

During the planning part of this trip we found out about this New Years Eve "Countdown Party." Basically, here is the deal. The park opens from 10am to 6pm on New Years Eve for normal operation, then re-opens again from 8pm to 2am for the Private Party, then re-opens yet AGAIN from 2am to 10pm (yes you read that correctly!)

So when we found out about this, we HAD to go! Luckily (thanks to Chris) we were able to get tickets via Yahoo Auctions that weren't much more expensive than the face value of the tickets.

Now, we were told in advance all these stories of the hundreds of thousands of people who would show up, and how we wouldn't get to ride anything because it was wall to wall people.

Hmm....well, yes, there were hundreds of thousands of people there, yes, but we got to do a LOT...

Anyway, onto the photos!
Yay! Back at Disney with the kick ass monorails!!!!
It's going to seem weird using this same ticket in the fastpass machines for the next 30 hours!
Yay! It's the countdown party!!!! (They even had one in my Animal Crossing town!)
Tonight's cast of chracters does in fact include Mark for all you stalkers out there! :D
This was the MASS amount of people waiting OUTSIDE the park! The awesomeness that is Japan got through that line in about 15 minutes!!!
What you are looking at is 100,000 Japanese camped out on Main Street waiting patiently for the fireworki\s!
Time to start riding! Big Thunder first!
It looks pretty kick ass at night.
Hey look! It's more Mark for the Quaker fans!!!
I think half of Japan was working crowd control that night!
More people camped out, blankets and all! There were parades than ran for hours!
Yay! We even got on Pooh! Too bad this ride is SO AWESOME because I hate Pooh!!!
But it does have a Donkey so that makes it ok. ;)
Small World Holiday. Annoying? Yes. But at least they don't play the song over and over again!
Lines were actually pretty damn short duing the Countdown Party!
It's California's Space Mountain cira 1977.
"Yo stalkers, check me out. I'm the Quaker. For $500 you can get this picture autographed!"
After seeing the old version of the queue, I realize more and more had the new California version was hardly updated.
What was the point of even changing it????

Ok, we need to get back to Disney. I'll post more Tokyo Disney photos later!

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Postby Homer » Sun Jan 01, 2006 3:47 pm

Is it me, or does the crowd control team look like astronauts?
-My butt has touched 112 roller coasters, how unfortunate.

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Postby dandaman » Sun Jan 01, 2006 3:53 pm

And Disney wonders how they should cost-cut next? Try crowd control! :?

Looking forward to part 2!

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Postby Luxo » Sun Jan 01, 2006 3:55 pm

Damn, I guess I'm a certified stalker now!

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Postby Shockwave » Sun Jan 01, 2006 4:04 pm

Holy moly, that's a lot of people! :shock:

Looks like they found a few people with glowsticks at Tokyo Airport who needed some extra work apart from guiding airplanes! :lol:

Tokyo Disneyland at night looks amazing, and you got a NYE party to go with it!

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Postby alpengeistdude321 » Sun Jan 01, 2006 4:14 pm

My god, and I thought that my trip to Disneyland CA was crowded...

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Postby BiCoastal Kid » Sun Jan 01, 2006 4:18 pm

Am I the only person who think Markus looks a little cracked out here?


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Postby DerekRx » Sun Jan 01, 2006 4:28 pm

Sounds like a much better New Years than I had. I may have to look into flying to Tokyo next time I'm faced with the decision to go to SoCal, Florida, Japan, or some local place at New Years.
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Postby CoasterCrazy » Sun Jan 01, 2006 4:37 pm

The TDL party looks like fun so far, can't wait to see the rest of the pictures!

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Postby Gargoyle360 » Sun Jan 01, 2006 4:45 pm

I like crowds. I would love to be at any of the disney parks on new years eve.


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