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This page is to help you quickly jump through this picture set. Below you will see a listing of the pages and the captions on that page.

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    The line went as far as the eye could see when we arrived at 8:10ish.
    The line from inside... it just kept going.
    Inside the line for the Arena was just as long as everyone wanted in on the Studio Presentation.
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    I have not mentioned but there were different packages this time and they had different queues for the Arena presentation. At this point I had to check all electronics until the after the Studio presentation.
    After the presentation and a couple of hours in line we were let into Stage 28 for the Buena Vista Street presentation.
    Coulter Winn, Ray Spencer, Lisa Girolami took us through the Street.
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    Interesting first they started off discussing some of the problems with the original DCA entrance area and what they hoped to achieve with the new one.
    Some familiar concept art was included.
    Then some I had not seen.
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    Some of the inspiration
    An overview of the project
    A blending of the old and new (all the red is being removed)
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    Just the new
    A look at some of the buildings along the street.
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    The interior of one of them.
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    Wow what a change for this area.
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    A recent photo of the fountain work. (They said once complete it will be covered until the unveiling of the street next year.
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    Spoke about the Pump House and said in addition to that it is a Red Car stop.
    A great fly around of the Carthay.
    A look through the walls.
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    At the end of the presentation a dramatic unveiling of the Partners statue for the park
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    Then it was time to get in line for the 6:30 Imagineering presentation since the 4:30 one was already full.
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    A long standby line outside of guests who did not get in.
    Marty Sklar was the MC for the event.
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    For each presenter I will pull a picture or two for this highlight reel.. the full update will have a ton more...
    The format was a brief history then they talked about their area and a couple key projects.
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    A look at the Soarin Structure.
    Some great tools to help explain the engineering to non engineers.
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    I look at his ImaginNations project
    Kim Irvine
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    Kevin Rafferty wrapped up the presentations
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    At the very end they did a short Q&A (the session was already over by half an hour when it started).
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