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Old 08-10-2019, 07:07 PM   #1
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Default Non-Disney Gondola Incident

Sea to Sky Gondola in British Columbia, Canada came off the cable and is out of service. Not sure if I should be concerned taking Skyliner over the water from DHS to Epcot. Iím always looking into the water when walking from resorts to DHS wondering what may be lurking.

https://nationalpost.com/news/local-...c-03e2d3c2e681
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Old 08-10-2019, 07:12 PM   #2
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Sea to Sky Gondola in British Columbia, Canada came off the cable and is out of service. Not sure if I should be concerned taking Skyliner over the water from DHS to Epcot. Iím always looking into the water when walking from resorts to DHS wondering what may be lurking.

https://nationalpost.com/news/local-...c-03e2d3c2e681
Gators are lurking. We saw one when walking to our room at Coronado about 5 years ago.
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Old 08-10-2019, 07:17 PM   #3
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Well, gator attack seems not to be in the top 10 causes of death in the US

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/282929.php

Other sources say that alligator attacks are a 1 in 2.4M water incident. They're gonna need to drop a lot of gondolas here...

so I think we're OK here.

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Old 08-10-2019, 07:22 PM   #4
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The scariest thing in Florida is driving. Even meth addicted gators (yes, itís a thing), donít break the top 469 scariest things here.
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Old 08-10-2019, 07:24 PM   #5
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Well, gator attack seems not to be in the top 10 causes of death in the US

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/282929.php

so I think we're OK here.

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I think the primary concern is whether you can open a Skyliner door from inside so you donít drown.
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Old 08-10-2019, 07:25 PM   #6
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I think the primary concern is whether you can open a Skyliner door from inside so you don’t drown.
That one I get. Very seriously. Gotta have an emergency release. This one is real.

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Old 08-10-2019, 07:27 PM   #7
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I think the primary concern is whether you can open a Skyliner door from inside so you donít drown.
OMG I do NOT want to find out!!!!
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OMG I do NOT want to find out!!!!
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OMG I do NOT want to find out!!!!
I do. First time I am in one of these, I will be looking for Emergency release!
Forewarned is forearmed.

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I wonder if they'll float?
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