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    On my first trip to WDW, 20K had been closed down literally about a week or so before we got to go. I could see it in the pond but it was no longer open.
    I remember being really angry because I had always heard about that ride and I could never go on it.
    Does anyone remember it well?
    I have always wanted to know what it was like and what happened on it. Anyone up to giving a detailed description?


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    i remember the excitement of just getting to the subs...when i was little i really thought you went way way down in the water...the voice over narration...the giant squid(it was a squid right?) fighting and all the underwater creatures were so cool!
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    Quote Originally Posted by GirlStar613
    i really thought you went way way down in the water...

    Yup. I didn't like that feeling once in the cave. Wanting to see everything though, I'd have my little face shoved up against the glass so hard that I think every ride I was worried about pushing it off and "sinking" us all. But then there were mermaids so I was like .

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    You were underwater. Just you were only ever at ten feet or so...
    I would normally type my 2,200 page detailed description of 20K and its history, but I have decided to spare you all this time round.

    Instead, check out Dave Shuff's excellent 20KRide.Com.
    The 20K'er interviews are a must read.
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    Thanks guys. I just wish I could have experienced it!


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    It's very sad that you never got to ride 20K ShereKhan. I miss it so much! Our member 20K has definitely given you the best information to read. If you make a trip to Tokyo you can try out their version!

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    The thing I remember most about the ride, is that if you looked up while you where 20,000 leagues under the water, you could see the rain hitting the surface a few feet above your head. Really spoiled the effect.

    The story was cute, but the ride was a little cramped and not handicapped accessible. I wish they had found a better use for the space then the kids playground area that went in recently . . .

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