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  Topic: Jim Hill chat Mon. April 7
wokcreative

Replies: 2
Views: 3201

PostForum: Theme Park News & Press Releases   Posted: Sun Nov 11, 2012 3:04 am   Subject: Jim Hill chat Mon. April 7
The post was for an event that took place 4 years ago, as the date says. It was informational, so it was in the news section. Jim Hill continues to be an excellent journalist for the themed entertainm ...
  Topic: Beany & Cecil spoof Disneyland
wokcreative

Replies: 5
Views: 1826

PostForum: Theme Park News & Press Releases   Posted: Mon Nov 05, 2012 11:00 pm   Subject: Beany & Cecil spoof Disneyland
I don't have a problem with being the old guy. It's too bad some of those videos don't stay up someplace. Maybe it is on some site someplace out there...
  Topic: Beany & Cecil spoof Disneyland
wokcreative

Replies: 5
Views: 1826

PostForum: Theme Park News & Press Releases   Posted: Mon Nov 05, 2012 5:40 pm   Subject: Beany & Cecil spoof Disneyland
and???
  Topic: In-house video - Imagineering 1988
wokcreative

Replies: 2
Views: 1407

PostForum: Theme Park News & Press Releases   Posted: Sat Nov 03, 2012 11:51 pm   Subject: In-house video - Imagineering 1988
Original post was a year ago. The video has been pulled down, probably by Disney, and probably because it showed behind the scenes, inside Imagineering.
  Topic: Another spammer is taking over the boards
wokcreative

Replies: 6
Views: 2105

PostForum: Theme Park News & Press Releases   Posted: Thu Nov 01, 2012 10:49 pm   Subject: Another spammer is taking over the boards
if you will read all of the posts, you will see that it was taken care of
  Topic: site spammers
wokcreative

Replies: 5
Views: 2155

PostForum: Theme Park News & Press Releases   Posted: Thu Nov 01, 2012 10:48 pm   Subject: site spammers
it has already been addressed and taken care of
  Topic: I am a new
wokcreative

Replies: 2
Views: 1081

PostForum: Our Guest Book   Posted: Thu Nov 01, 2012 10:47 pm   Subject: I am a new
That was already addressed
  Topic: Where is the best place?
wokcreative

Replies: 1
Views: 1100

PostForum: Theme Park Attraction Review - Be the first to review a new (or classic) theme park ride   Posted: Thu Nov 01, 2012 10:45 pm   Subject: Where is the best place?
Theme parks have always been built in Florida and California because of great weather. (Other than the hurricanes on the East Coast)
  Topic: Another spammer is taking over the boards
wokcreative

Replies: 6
Views: 2105

PostForum: Theme Park News & Press Releases   Posted: Fri Oct 12, 2012 3:19 am   Subject: Another spammer is taking over the boards
Looks like I was wrong about Marry 1. My apologies.
  Topic: Another spammer is taking over the boards
wokcreative

Replies: 6
Views: 2105

PostForum: Theme Park News & Press Releases   Posted: Mon Sep 03, 2012 1:17 pm   Subject: Another spammer is taking over the boards
Marry 1 seems to be trying to take over the boards by posting to every topic, yet never saying anything. Probably just trying to get people to go to the web site in the signature.
Why pick on such a ...
  Topic: Computer software
wokcreative

Replies: 3
Views: 1446

PostForum: Imagination Forum - Theme Park Attraction Design & Imagineering   Posted: Tue May 29, 2012 7:36 pm   Subject: Computer software
My kids use Roller Coaster Tycoon. There is a lot of flexibility with it, but it can take a lot of creativity to make it do completely original work sometimes. I know that a lot of people do use Sketc ...
  Topic: Hello from Engineering Student
wokcreative

Replies: 3
Views: 1717

PostForum: Our Guest Book   Posted: Fri May 25, 2012 10:56 pm   Subject: Hello from Engineering Student
welcome. great book and the class that it is from, too. I may be able to be a bit more active for a while now, too. good to have you here.
  Topic: I'm a new user
wokcreative

Replies: 4
Views: 1731

PostForum: Our Guest Book   Posted: Fri May 25, 2012 10:54 pm   Subject: I'm a new user
great to have you here. welcome
  Topic: New main site & e-mail
wokcreative

Replies: 1
Views: 1087

PostForum: Theme Park News & Press Releases   Posted: Fri Apr 20, 2012 3:44 am   Subject: New main site & e-mail
Found it:
go to new site main page
then, click on contact themed attraction
scroll to comments at bottom
there is a link to the old site main page - with regular links to e-mail and forums
  Topic: New main site & e-mail
wokcreative

Replies: 1
Views: 1087

PostForum: Theme Park News & Press Releases   Posted: Fri Apr 20, 2012 3:35 am   Subject: New main site & e-mail
Nice look to the new main site, with articles...

Is the Themed Attraction e-mail going to be available still?

Also, will there be a link to these forums? I only got to them by clicking on a link ...
  Topic: Harry Potter
wokcreative

Replies: 4
Views: 1737

PostForum: Imagination Forum - Theme Park Attraction Design & Imagineering   Posted: Sat Apr 14, 2012 3:00 am   Subject: Harry Potter
The Narnia series of books are similar. They do much more travel (instead of staying at a school...) and aren't exactly normal kids (being kings and queens in the other land...). Great stories.
The L ...
  Topic: Another abandoned park, this time at Disney in Florida!
wokcreative

Replies: 10
Views: 3350

PostForum: Imagination Forum - Theme Park Attraction Design & Imagineering   Posted: Sat Apr 14, 2012 2:55 am   Subject: Another abandoned park, this time at Disney in Florida!
First, if they wanted to re-open it, a self-contained water system could work better than the "natural" water. The theme seemed to fit the area very well. It could definitely have more adven ...
  Topic: Another abandoned park, this time at Disney in Florida!
wokcreative

Replies: 10
Views: 3350

PostForum: Imagination Forum - Theme Park Attraction Design & Imagineering   Posted: Tue Apr 03, 2012 6:55 pm   Subject: Another abandoned park, this time at Disney in Florida!
It could be made truly adventurous by having it set up like ruins, and run by Universal - sneaking in at night, avoiding (temple) guards...
  Topic: Naval Base San Diego Haunted House Contract
wokcreative

Replies: 6
Views: 2650

PostForum: Post a project - post a resume   Posted: Mon Jan 23, 2012 5:49 pm   Subject: Naval Base San Diego Haunted House Contract
Sounds like a fun one. I may send some e-mails out and direct people to this post, to see if they might be interested in helping out.
  Topic: Another abandoned park, this time at Disney in Florida!
wokcreative

Replies: 10
Views: 3350

PostForum: Imagination Forum - Theme Park Attraction Design & Imagineering   Posted: Sun Jan 22, 2012 3:52 pm   Subject: Another abandoned park, this time at Disney in Florida!
Sad to see. Such a waste.
Could be a new "Adventures by Disney - travel with Indiana Jones through Swamp Country". Watch out for gators...
  Topic: Naval Base San Diego Haunted House Contract
wokcreative

Replies: 6
Views: 2650

PostForum: Post a project - post a resume   Posted: Fri Jan 20, 2012 8:05 pm   Subject: Naval Base San Diego Haunted House Contract
How big is the attraction going to be? What level of "scare" (whole family or more toward teen and adult...)? How long will it be set up?
  Topic: Wish me luck, first resume going out!
wokcreative

Replies: 7
Views: 2110

PostForum: Imagination Forum - Theme Park Attraction Design & Imagineering   Posted: Fri Jan 20, 2012 8:00 pm   Subject: Wish me luck, first resume going out!
Sounds great. Good luck to you, too.
  Topic: Happy 2012
wokcreative

Replies: 1
Views: 1400

PostForum: Our Guest Book   Posted: Thu Jan 05, 2012 9:44 pm   Subject: Happy 2012
Happy New Year to all. Hope it's a good one.
  Topic: site spammers
wokcreative

Replies: 5
Views: 2155

PostForum: Theme Park News & Press Releases   Posted: Thu Dec 29, 2011 6:16 am   Subject: site spammers
spammers - people just trying to get people to their unrelated site for sales purposes only.
  Topic: Thoughts on Atascadero Mini Golf - concept
wokcreative

Replies: 3
Views: 4052

PostForum: Post a project - post a resume   Posted: Thu Dec 29, 2011 6:12 am   Subject: Thoughts on Atascadero Mini Golf - concept
A regular project for 4th graders, studying California history, is making models of the missions out of sugar cubes - the name is just translated into Spanish.
  Topic: site spammers
wokcreative

Replies: 5
Views: 2155

PostForum: Theme Park News & Press Releases   Posted: Mon Dec 19, 2011 11:01 pm   Subject: site spammers
spammers on this site seem to be back in full force. all kinds of crazy stuff going on lately.
why would they want to bother with such a specific place and topics?
  Topic: Who to contact?
wokcreative

Replies: 16
Views: 5897

PostForum: Imagination Forum - Theme Park Attraction Design & Imagineering   Posted: Sun Oct 23, 2011 10:12 pm   Subject: Who to contact?
That contest has always seemed like a great thing to do. Good luck to you in it, and in finishing up school.
  Topic: Euro Attractions Show (IAPPA) report
wokcreative

Replies: 4
Views: 2401

PostForum: Imagination Forum - Theme Park Attraction Design & Imagineering   Posted: Fri Oct 07, 2011 2:14 am   Subject: Euro Attractions Show (IAPPA) report
I would love to go to one of the big expo's some day, and take my family, too.
Love that pirate ship! Great trip report, pics, brochures, contacts...
Definitely get in touch with Gene Jeffers and th ...
  Topic: Getting to know the process
wokcreative

Replies: 6
Views: 2479

PostForum: Imagination Forum - Theme Park Attraction Design & Imagineering   Posted: Fri Oct 07, 2011 1:41 am   Subject: Getting to know the process
Depending on what the patent is, it probably would go through one of the manufacturers, first. The theming may come before or after, depending on each individual project. Sometimes a new innovation is ...
  Topic: new combo ride - ferris wheel and airplane
wokcreative

Replies: 1
Views: 1498

PostForum: Theme Park News & Press Releases   Posted: Sat Oct 01, 2011 6:16 pm   Subject: new combo ride - ferris wheel and airplane
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/44740450/ns/travel-news/?gt1=43001

fortunately, no one was hurt
  Topic: In-house video - Imagineering 1988
wokcreative

Replies: 2
Views: 1407

PostForum: Theme Park News & Press Releases   Posted: Sat Oct 01, 2011 1:19 am   Subject: In-house video - Imagineering 1988
Video of Imagineering offices in 1988 for EuroDisney, just before they all went over there. Drawings, models, research, and... the Imagineers themselves.

http://gallery.me.com/boss_angeles#100347
...
  Topic: Hello from an Illustrator/Concept Artist in UK
wokcreative

Replies: 14
Views: 5973

PostForum: Our Guest Book   Posted: Thu Sep 22, 2011 11:41 pm   Subject: Hello from an Illustrator/Concept Artist in UK
Great to hear. (sorry to be so slow in responding - been too busy for a few weeks)
  Topic: Hi, from UK engineer
wokcreative

Replies: 4
Views: 1940

PostForum: Our Guest Book   Posted: Tue Sep 06, 2011 7:56 pm   Subject: Hi, from UK engineer
Congrats on all you've done so far. You are definitely on the right track. That "real world" experience is what will get you into themed usage of it.

Welcome
  Topic: Ride concept competition
wokcreative

Replies: 6
Views: 2594

PostForum: Theme Park News & Press Releases   Posted: Sun Aug 28, 2011 11:34 pm   Subject: Ride concept competition
They are supposed to be posting results soon. I ended up submitting 4 or 5 ideas, and asked for feedback, too. Waiting to see...
  Topic: Curse of DarKastle at Busch Gardens
wokcreative

Replies: 8
Views: 4652

PostForum: Theme Park Attraction Review - Be the first to review a new (or classic) theme park ride   Posted: Sun Aug 28, 2011 11:28 pm   Subject: Curse of DarKastle at Busch Gardens
Steve Alcorn talks often about the difficulty in telling the story on a ride that passes by quickly. Familiarity with the story beforehand goes a long way. I think the answer is in seeing what the per ...
  Topic: Skills
wokcreative

Replies: 3
Views: 1751

PostForum: Imagination Forum - Theme Park Attraction Design & Imagineering   Posted: Sun Aug 28, 2011 11:19 pm   Subject: Skills
Yes, all those things. Like Holly said, exceptionally standing out at something specific, as well as a good, well-rounded knowledge of many other things. Doing many different things has kept me busy o ...
  Topic: Theme park designers?
wokcreative

Replies: 23
Views: 5575

PostForum: Imagination Forum - Theme Park Attraction Design & Imagineering   Posted: Fri Aug 05, 2011 1:37 am   Subject: Theme park designers?
You went through quickly. I've been too busy to keep up with commenting over there. Great ideas for what I did see (I'll catch up on it all soon).
You should post your main project on these boards, f ...
  Topic: Mid-Life career change? Any hope?
wokcreative

Replies: 18
Views: 5739

PostForum: Imagination Forum - Theme Park Attraction Design & Imagineering   Posted: Sun Jul 17, 2011 11:10 pm   Subject: Mid-Life career change? Any hope?
Should be good. I'll look for you there. Everyone gets daily updates of all posts. Look forward to seeing your work.
  Topic: Ride concept competition
wokcreative

Replies: 6
Views: 2594

PostForum: Theme Park News & Press Releases   Posted: Tue Jul 12, 2011 7:32 pm   Subject: Ride concept competition
That would be great. I'd love to see someone do concept art for the Castaway Mountain project I worked on in the Imagineering class - mostly to see if it would all actually fit into the building/mount ...
  Topic: Ride concept competition
wokcreative

Replies: 6
Views: 2594

PostForum: Theme Park News & Press Releases   Posted: Mon Jul 11, 2011 10:40 pm   Subject: Ride concept competition
I thought the same thing about the artwork. It seems that it would only help. I did participate in another longer running contest at themeparkinsider.com and it was all written work only, but some inc ...
  Topic: Ride concept competition
wokcreative

Replies: 6
Views: 2594

PostForum: Theme Park News & Press Releases   Posted: Sun Jul 10, 2011 9:32 pm   Subject: Ride concept competition
Here is a ride concept competition, just for fun.

http://www.imagineeringdisney.com/blog/2011/7/7/ride-concept-competition.html?lastPage=true#comment13745232

Will be good to see what is submitte ...
  Topic: Joravision hiring creatives
wokcreative

Replies: 4
Views: 1789

PostForum: Imagination Forum - Theme Park Attraction Design & Imagineering   Posted: Sat Jul 09, 2011 2:03 am   Subject: Joravision hiring creatives
Good company, too. They've done a lot of great stuff.
  Topic: Safety Spiel Spoof
wokcreative

Replies: 3
Views: 2078

PostForum: Theme Park News & Press Releases   Posted: Tue Jun 28, 2011 11:56 pm   Subject: Safety Spiel Spoof
Here is a safety spiel spoof with Patrick Warburton as the host.

http://thedisneyblog.com/2011/06/27/patrick-warburton-spoofs-the-ride-safety-spiel/

(a couple of things may not be appropriate fo ...
  Topic: Beany & Cecil spoof Disneyland
wokcreative

Replies: 5
Views: 1826

PostForum: Theme Park News & Press Releases   Posted: Tue Jun 28, 2011 12:20 am   Subject: Beany & Cecil spoof Disneyland
This is the funniest thing I have seen in a long time. I used to watch Beany & Cecil as puppets and as an animated show, but I don't remember ever seeing this. (Forward posted through a few sites ...
  Topic: Mid-Life career change? Any hope?
wokcreative

Replies: 18
Views: 5739

PostForum: Imagination Forum - Theme Park Attraction Design & Imagineering   Posted: Wed Jun 22, 2011 5:37 pm   Subject: Mid-Life career change? Any hope?
Completely. It covers the whole range of what it takes to put an attraction together. The engineering side is easy enough for anyone to understand. It helps to know all that is involved and going on, ...
  Topic: Temple of Elang - adventure roller coaster
wokcreative

Replies: 8
Views: 3440

PostForum: Post a project - post a resume   Posted: Tue Jun 21, 2011 10:34 pm   Subject: Temple of Elang - adventure roller coaster
It looks great. I like seeing the whole thing all together. It is very thorough and definitely looks like something that would actually be built. Did you do a whole model, using the maquettes?
Thanks ...
  Topic: Mid-Life career change? Any hope?
wokcreative

Replies: 18
Views: 5739

PostForum: Imagination Forum - Theme Park Attraction Design & Imagineering   Posted: Tue Jun 21, 2011 10:31 pm   Subject: Mid-Life career change? Any hope?
Thanks for posting the dissertation. I am printing it out to read at work tomorrow.
It is great to see your final concept all together, too.
  Topic: Robo coaster model
wokcreative

Replies: 3
Views: 2240

PostForum: Imagination Forum - Theme Park Attraction Design & Imagineering   Posted: Sat Jun 11, 2011 2:43 am   Subject: Robo coaster model
Looks good. Your website has a lot of good stuff on it, too.
  Topic: Getting rid of spammers?
wokcreative

Replies: 3
Views: 1884

PostForum: Theme Park News & Press Releases   Posted: Fri May 27, 2011 4:40 am   Subject: Getting rid of spammers?
Even the deleting helps to clean it all up. Thanx

There have been quite a few new people joining lately. Don't want to miss out on the real stuff.
  Topic: Mary Go Round - dark ride concept
wokcreative

Replies: 3
Views: 2641

PostForum: Imagination Forum - Theme Park Attraction Design & Imagineering   Posted: Fri May 27, 2011 4:36 am   Subject: Mary Go Round - dark ride concept
Thanks, Holly. You always have great, helpful input. I like that extra feeling of what the guest goes through - making the story/experience that much stronger.
 
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