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    WDW: Left or Right?

    Check out my latest blog article about heading left or right at the theme parks. I had this one in my brain for a while and had fun getting it into words. Please drop a comment about your directional inclination!!

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    Re: WDW: Left or Right?

    Hmmm interesting. At Epcot I definetly always start off in Mexico when doing the world showcase... I dont think I've ever started with canada. But I'm also FROM canada so I always figured why start with my own country? As for the Magic Kingdom I have never felt inclined to start with tomorrowland but my friend always wants to start there so I have on occassion. I personally feel that its best to END in tomorrowland when its all lit up, which is probably my main reason for not heading right at the beginning- strategy. I start off in fantasyland since I find its less busy in the morning (since most people dont seem to head straight) and then go left. Then at the end of the day I head over to tomorrowland. At least thats the plan... it usually never goes exactly like that.

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    Re: WDW: Left or Right?

    Whenever I enter Magic Kingdom, I always go left, through the Emporium and out of Casey's Corner, then in front of Crystal Palace into Adevnutreland. My family has always taken this route and probably always will. I think my whole plan for the day would be messed up if I didn't go this way lol

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    Re: WDW: Left or Right?

    According to the Unofficial Guide, their researchers have tested the left versus right theory for queues and found no difference between the two. As far as circling the parks, we'll normally head to Frontierland first for FPs, then to Adventureland, and save Tomorrowland for the afternoon when it seems to not be as crowded. In Epcot we'll circle WS from wherever we happen to be at the time, not preference for left or right.

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    Re: WDW: Left or Right?

    I always head left - It's the route I took as a Tour Guide - so it ALWAYS the way I go!!
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    Re: WDW: Left or Right?

    we go as we vote......right!

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    Re: WDW: Left or Right?

    In Queues, I always have an instinct to go right, but i know so everybody else gets that too, I go left. Especially in Pirates of the Caribbean, I dont know why, but I always have

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    Re: WDW: Left or Right?

    I go right at every park usually. First attractions generally are Space Mountain, Soarin', Tower of Terror, and Expedition Everest.
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    Re: WDW: Left or Right?

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    we go as we vote......right!

    Oh that's the best!!!! lol!!
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    Re: WDW: Left or Right?

    Left in WDW_ Right, the rest of the world

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    Re: WDW: Left or Right?

    We only test this on POC What we found actually is that people follow people So, if is a large group of people are going left, we go right...large group goes right, we go left. You'd be surprised how many dirty looks we got from people who thought we were going somewhere we didn't belong. This is also true when people stand in line at somewhere like the Haunted Mansion where they tell you to "fill in all the available dead space". We aren't cutting, we're following directions and filling in the extra space so more people can get into the attraction.
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    Oh that's the best!!!! lol!!

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    Re: WDW: Left or Right?

    Come to think of it, it seems like any theme park i have ever been to I always start out going left. Could it be because i am left handed?

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    Re: WDW: Left or Right?

    Quote Originally Posted by Disney's Folly View Post
    Check out my latest blog article about heading left or right at the theme parks. I had this one in my brain for a while and had fun getting it into words. Please drop a comment about your directional inclination!!

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    Always, always left. Since 1974, only left.
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    Re: WDW: Left or Right?

    I tend to go to whichever side looks most empty.

    EDIT: Hang on, if everybody is going left because they think everyone else is going right, wouldn't it be a good idea to go right anyway?
    Last edited by DanceWaterDance; 08-07-2009 at 05:06 PM.

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