Plummet [down the] Summit!

Well, one thing’s for sure … when it comes to Walt Disney World’s water parks, our opinions can best be described as completely mixed.

Earlier this week, I sought out feedback as to whether or not it is worth a cool $55.38 to buy a ’1-Day Water Park Ticket’ to either Typhoon Lagoon or Blizzard Beach. Well, if, like me, you were looking for the results and comments to push you in one direction or another, you’re a little bit disappointed. We produced, at best, a “split decision”!

First, let’s re-visit the polls.

1. Is a ‘1-Day Water Park Ticket’ really worth $55.38? If “Heck, yeah!” or “No way!” are two ends of a spectrum, we live equally on …

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WDW Trivia! – The Answer

Wow!  That was about as unanimous as we’re ever likely to get!  Yes, impaled on the top of ”Mount Mayday” is a shrimp boat named Miss Tilly.  You guys certainly know your Typhoon Lagoon!

It is confession time for me, however.  We’re not big water park people.  I’m reluctant to admit this, but Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach have never really hit any of our itineraries.  We just never felt it was worth the extra ticket cost, to tell the truth.

I would love to hear your feedback, though.  What draws you to …

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WDW (um, Typhoon) Trivia!

Opened on June 1, 1989, Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon is one of Walt Disney World’s two heavily-themed water parks.

Also home of the world’s largest outdoor wave pool, its “legend” (or locale) is of the aftermath of a typhoon that has demolished a beautiful tropical paradise.  In fact, the park is littered with “imagineered” debris … including destroyed and broken ships, fishing gear, and the like.

The centerpiece of the park is “Mount Mayday” – a mountain that erupts in a 50-foot geyser of water every half hour.  Impaled on the top of “Mount Mayday” is a shrimp boat.  What is the name of that boat?