Yesterday Guests Reported Going Backwards on the Living With The Land Attraction in EPCOT

(Photo Credit: Dad for Disney)

Well, Walt Disney World is nothing if not interesting lately. Guests have been adapting to the “new normal” with the pandemic protocols and procedures. Animatronic issues have been happening and now the boats at Living With The Land, in EPCOT, were going backwards for several minutes according to Twitter.

Apparently this happened yesterday.

Jonathan Anderson posted this video on Twitter:



I wish there was more video of this!  I guess that’s one way to “freshen up” an older attraction.

My kids love Living With The Land and insist on riding it every trip. Hopefully, when Disney is messing around changing everything, they leave it alone!

Of course the Twitter comments were fantastic:

People did point out that it was likely and E-Stop(Emergency Stop) for some reason:

If they would decide to run it in reverse I have some new words for the first part of “Listen to the Land” that was in the early EPCOT days.

“Just make believe you’re a full grown plant, a full grown plant that’s going back to the size of an ant.”  I have more but I will spare you all. Yes I know I’m a dork.

What do you think? Would you like to ride the attraction backwards?
Comment and let us know!

Sources: Jonathan Anderson, Twitter (Tweets belong to the accounts that posted them)

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