News Disney opens $5.5B theme park in Shanghai

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    Disney’s international parks in Paris, Hong Kong and Tokyo haven’t made a profit in six of the past 10 years, Wible figures. So the main advantage of the huge park may be promotion of the brand and merchandise.

    SHANGHAI — Walt Disney Co. opened Shanghai Disneyland, its first theme park in mainland China, with a lavish celebration Thursday featuring Communist Party leaders, a children’s choir, Sleeping Beauty and other Disney characters.

    Analysts expect Shanghai Disneyland to become the world’s most-visited theme park, attracting at least 15 million and as many as 50 million guests a year. By contrast, Walt Disney World drew 19.3 million people in 2014.

    Shanghai represents a market of 300 million people living within three hours of the park by car or train in one of China’s most affluent regions. China’s bullet train network can draw in areas further afield.

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    Any alligators there?
     
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    Ricky Rouse. :asian:
     
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    This thread is way too overwhelming with pictures.
     
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    Not just any old alligators, but super awesome flying Chinese alligators! :asian:


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    I read some trip reports, I guess from early visitors. One said she was grossed out, apparently they spit constantly anywhere they happen to be standing.
     
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    Nobody is going to care if a couple kids get killed there
     
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    SouthernListen I don't follow the crowd. Sorry about that. VIP

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    So beautiful on a smoggy day. Which is every day.
     
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    I seriously doubt it would exceed Disney world with only one gate and from those photos the park doesn't look too much bigger, if any, than the MK.
     
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    Yes. It's a convenient way to dispose of the unwanted girl babies.
     
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    The Light Cycle Tron Coaster is kinda cool...

     
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    like all things Chinese related, it will be gross and awful
     
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    The Chinese have a way about ruining everything. The Chinatown here in Toronto is a disgusting pile of shit.
    They don't follow any sanitation laws and get away with it because it's what they do "back home"
     
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    They had to face everyone down on coasters because of all the spitting.
     
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    I agree. seattle has a lot of Chinese, they have a way of fucking up everything and making it all just gross. my wife works with Chinese at amazon and the American born Chinese cant stand the off the boat Chinese. they are rude, seem to lack the ability to eat in a quiet and neat fashion, and love to play dumb or suddenly "not understand english" when something comes up at work.
     
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