Disney has made yet another choice that will upset long time parks fans. This time they have apparently decided to remove the Tower of Terror billboard. Last year it was repaired after it hadn’t been working properly and now they are removing it all together.
What are they replacing it with? Apparently landscaping. Yeah, that’s not better Disney.
So far they aren’t changing the Tower of Terror attraction, but given the way they want to IP everything, it’s likely going to happen eventually. In Disneyland they turned it into the Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission Breakout attraction but since Walt Disney World now has the Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind, it’s unlikely they would go that route. My money would be on something Marvel themed though.
Let’s hope they don’t do that. As of now it is remaining as is.
Twitter never disappoints. Here’s the reaction:
Defunctland: The Tower of Terror Billboard when
— A- (@theahsokathanos) July 13, 2022
Yes – the iconic Twilight Zone Tower of Terror billboard is coming down. Disney has been removing similar signs around property – and this is the latest casualty.
The attraction will remain open. https://t.co/3O4REttwjV
— Scott Gustin (@ScottGustin) July 13, 2022
It’s been there for decades in the relentless Florida sun. I don’t think it’s going to be missed that much.
— Callsign: Sparklestrike (@coasty30) July 13, 2022
There are construction vehicles around it.
Drove by this yesterday. Had the slightest glimmer of hope they were finally fixing the sign. No cranes or cherry pickers for repairs, only bulldozers and excavators… pic.twitter.com/4C8qwzIMb5
— Kenneth Sanders (@kumakeni) July 13, 2022
Bro we said Fix the Yeti not tear down one of the most iconic billboards on earth
— Just Moff ⚡️🏴☠️☀️ (@magic_moff) July 13, 2022
More ‘traditions’ and memories being removed … not surprising anymore. Certainly is not ‘your dads WDW ‘ anymore. ☹️
— Old Water Boy (@JSL35511390) July 13, 2022
Chapek to anything that makes it stand out as a uniquely magical destination. pic.twitter.com/GOgp7nMcFv
— The Happy Recap (@TheHappyRecap) July 13, 2022
Good grief it’s a freaking sign,an advertisement, a billboard. it was never meant to be permanent. Im a local. Florida weathers rough. Buildings and signs don’t last forever in Florida. I guess y’all are mad at Universal for taking their old billboards on I4 down.
— Tim Bowman (@tcksvn) July 13, 2022
Or return the water tower!
— David Demarke (@DemarkeDavid) July 13, 2022
Personally I think the Skyliner cheapens the look of the entire property.
I’m personally glad. I think the billboards/ads for attractions outside the parks cheapened the entire property.
— DeepDiveDisney (@DisneyDeep) July 13, 2022
Aw, I loved trying to spot it riding around Disney. pic.twitter.com/59Gf1qiQ09
— Storyline (@thereluctantgua) July 13, 2022
— Nearly Headless Nick (@schtonks) July 13, 2022
— Bill Mann (@hitmann49) July 13, 2022
— #KiitosKimi 🇳🇱 (@MarshalAfterAll) July 13, 2022
— Agatha Vile Supports LGBTQ+ 🏳️🌈🏳️⚧️💕🦀🧪 (@VileAgatha) July 13, 2022
If they replaced it with something just as fun I would be more okay with it, but the reports are it’s being replaced with landscaping.
I guess they aren’t charging to see it so we should be thankful.
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