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TBD - Episode 39 Body Wars

Postby Chreestopher » Tue Apr 28, 2009 6:05 am

Body Wars is a motion simulation ride vehicle identical Star tours the ride system. This attraction is / was located in the Wonders of Life Pavilion. The wonders of Life is only open seasonally and the attractions haven't operated since the 2006/2007 Christmas Holiday Season

I could not think of a better way to stage The Big D come back than with this classic Epcot Attraction. Enjoy!

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Re: TBD - Episode 39 Body Wars

Postby d_dreamer » Wed Apr 29, 2009 2:42 am

thanks for this video! I have never been to this pavilion, and this video was very interesting to me. The pavilion looks a little stuck in the 80's :/ It's surprising just how EMPTY the ride is, despite the time of year. The old CG makes me laugh... This attraction BADLY needs an update. I enjoyed you saying "This is awesome!" I think what really bugs me that this ride is TOO much like star tours... Even the interior is super similar to Star Tours.

Again, thanks for sharing, it's been an interesting experience :p
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Re: TBD - Episode 39 Body Wars

Postby amp88 » Thu Apr 30, 2009 2:36 am

Sorry it's been awhile, but I've been really busy. I enjoyed this episode, even though the vehicles look too much like the Star Tours vehicles. But, seeing as I enjoy any WDW vids, as I've never been to WDW, it was good to see The Big D return with an older attraction. BTW good Travelears show this week!
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Re: TBD - Episode 39 Body Wars

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Re: TBD - Episode 39 Body Wars

Postby wavy_blue » Sun May 10, 2009 7:55 pm

Great episode! I love seeing WDW videos. Glad to see something new from you. :)

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Re: TBD - Episode 39 Body Wars

Postby Lorien » Sun May 10, 2009 8:25 pm

This video is terrific! I never saw this because the one time hubby went on Body Wars he was violently ill the rest of the day from motion sickness. So it was years before he could even go back into WoL, and then we only saw "Cranium Command". Watching the video now was fun, but I can imagine in a moving simulator car that it would be hurl-o-riffic! (I even get motion sick on Star Tours). Thanks for sharing! Maybe I can get hubby to watch it now from the safe solidity of our own armchair!
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Re: TBD - Episode 39 Body Wars

Postby JT » Tue May 12, 2009 5:04 am

Not Epcot's best, but definitely a classic attraction. It's a shame it sits wasted and gutted inside the closed WoL.
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Re: TBD - Episode 39 Body Wars

Postby Barb » Tue May 12, 2009 11:30 am

Enjoyed the show, Chris! My Boys and I rode it around Christmas that year ('06) before they closed it. Definitely less bumpy watching it from the computer versus being on it! Thanks for a piece of nostalgia!
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Re: TBD - Episode 39 Body Wars

Postby AaronsPod » Tue Jun 02, 2009 9:01 pm

Barb wrote:Definitely less bumpy watching it from the computer versus being on it! Thanks for a piece of nostalgia!

You can say that again!

Thanks for a great show, Chris! I especially enjoyed the walk through the Wonders of Life pavilion. I never really cared for Body Wars but as Barb said, it's a little easier to appreciate from afar. Thanks for letting us do that! And since Leonard Nimoy is back en vogue now, your timing with this one is great! :)

Oh, and the music you play when walking through Wonders of Life is AWESOME!!

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