Splash Mountain Formally Closed at Disney World, Folks Attempt to Promote Water They Say Is from Experience

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Disney World’s Splash Mountain has formally closed, and a few are attempting to revenue from its final day.

The attraction on the Orlando, Florida, theme park shut down on Monday because it prepares to relaunch as Tiana’s Bayou Adventure in 2024.

Since its closing, dozens of patrons have tried to promote water they declare is from the journey, with many postings popping up on eBay.

One offer is as little as $3.75 for 4 ounces as of Monday night. The publish contains a photograph of a bag of water in a adorned plastic bag. The phrases “Splash Mountain water” with Sunday’s date are handwritten on the bag with everlasting marker. As of Monday night, it has eight bids and 21 watchers.

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Another person is also selling 4 ounces for $149.95.

In that publish, just a little little bit of water is held in a small mason jar in entrance of a “Splash Mountain” signal.

“Water captured from Disneys Splash Mountain on 1/22/2023 the final day of the journey! Now we have a restricted quantity!” the itemizing learn.

One other witty Disney fan can be promoting what they described as “faucet water from my sink” in a Splash Mountain bag for $25,000.

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“That is clearly only for enjoyable and to make enjoyable of the people who find themselves actually promoting water from a journey,” they wrote. “I am a Disney fan however come one folks has the world gotten so doomed that folks would purchase water from a journey. Smh if you happen to really need this water purchase it. I am going to even do free transport!”

Disney World introduced final month that it will be closing its location of Splash Mountain on Monday as a way to facilitate the transition.

On the time, it unveiled a primary have a look at a brand new scene from the forthcoming re-theming, which options characters particularly created for the attraction.

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Alongside Princess Tiana, Naveen and the jazz-loving alligator Louis, visitors will journey by way of the bayou as they put together to host a one-of-a-kind Mardi Gras celebration and take heed to joyous music impressed by songs from the fan-favorite movie.

Initially of the boat journey, fireflies will gentle up the evening “nearly as in the event that they’re waving you ahead,” inviting visitors deeper into the bayou, in accordance a Disney press launch.

The journey, which can stay a log flume, can even incorporate zydeco music, a mix of rhythm and blues that originated in Louisiana. A solid of critters will make up the band, together with an otter, rabbit, raccoon, beaver, turtle and others.

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“It seems like they could have an even bigger function to play on this story … however we’ll simply have to attend and see on that one,” Disney teased on the time.

In 2020, the corporate introduced the fan-favorite journey could be getting a refresh primarily based on the 2009 Disney animated movie The Princess and the Frog, which options the corporate’s first Black princess, Tiana, at each Disneyland in California and Magic Kingdom in Florida.

Tiana’s story takes over the journey beforehand primarily based on the controversial 1946 Disney movie Track of the South, which has lengthy been criticized for its problematic portrayal of the post-Civil Struggle South and for using racist stereotypes.

Disney famous on the time {that a} new story for the journey had lengthy been into consideration.

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