PHOTO: First Look Inside the “Gantry Lift” for Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission Breakout Ride at California Adventure

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Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission Breakout will be opening in just a few weeks at Disney California Adventure, but today, thanks to an internal leak, we are getting our first look inside the former “maintenance service elevator” of the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror. The “gantry lift” appears to be just about the same, with the exception of what we assume to be a warning written in an alien language on the back wall of the vehicles:

A look at the ride vehicles for Guardians of the Galaxy - Mission Breakout, with weighted dummies for test rides.
A look at the ride vehicles for Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission Breakout, with weighted dummies for test rides.

We were unable to find the language in any internet search, but maybe someone far better versed in the MARVEL universe can decode it.

Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission Breakout opens May 27th, 2017 at Disney California Adventure.

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golly
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golly

Depressing

God
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God

Get a life.

Satan
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Satan

Well if God says so…

Randy
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Randy

I love the individual seats instead of them all being connected. Wonder if there will be some 4d effects incorporated?

Nope
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Nope

Those aren’t individual seats. They are weights used to simulate passengers. The seats will most likely remain the same.

Joshua Anderson
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Joshua Anderson

Those aren’t individual seats if you are referring to the white objects. Those are actually “body shaped” containers they fill with water to simulate passenger weight while testing.

Oli, The Great Inspector
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Oli, The Great Inspector

Isn’t it just an overlay? Why would they be testing the ride, unless they’ve made changes to any part of the ride system? Interesting…

Angela J Brown
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Angela J Brown

I thought I read there would be slight differences in the falling patterns or whatnot, but even if that’s wrong, they probably would just test the ride anyway since it’s been down and they’ve been working on the structure. That’s just a theory anyway. :)

Oli, The Great Inspector
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Oli, The Great Inspector

From a safety perspective, it would be sense to continue to test the ride to make sure it’s operating correctly, even if no changes were made. I just like the idea of updates to the ride system.

Jeff
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Jeff

The ride system got a complete overhaul and now incorporates the random drop sequence technology.

Jeff
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Jeff

It’s kind of hard to ensure the show effects are synchronized with the ride without doing any testing. Plus rides test every day before they open.

Nathan
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Nathan

Is that what I look like…?

WWWD (What Would Walt Do?)
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WWWD (What Would Walt Do?)

Disgusting attraction that has no right to exist. I look forward to the day GOTG closes down forever, ToT makes its triumphant return, and Disney severs all ties with Marvel, expelling Captain America and Black Widow from Disneyland like God expelled Adam and Eve from Eden.

TimP
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TimP

Disney won’t severs ties with Marvel that it owns. More likely the licensed Twilight Zone won’t ever return.

WWWD (What Would Walt Do?)
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WWWD (What Would Walt Do?)

Yes they will sever ties with Marvel and with Lucasfilm as well. A new CEO will lead a conspiracy to kill Marvel by replacing Kevin Feige with Joel Schumacher and destroying the entire superhero genre. Twilight Zone will return, take it to Vegas.

Byawh
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Byawh

Disney Purists be trippin’.

VOR
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VOR

“Walt was (allegedly) a Nazi”
That is a an untrue rumor. Besides, Nazis are BAD. It is BAD to act like a Nazi. Go ahead, the next time you are at Disneyland, admit to someone in person that you support a Nazi/dictator mindset, and see the reaction you get. Go ahead and act the same way in real life that you do online, and see what happens, assuming that you are not a coward.

Ron Schneider
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Ron Schneider

Thanks for clearing that up.

Giwreh
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Giwreh

Come and get the whole Twilight Zone thing, in Disneyland Paris….. …or, wait a moment ! What’s so exceptionally good on the level of storytelling in the “TOT Twilight Zone” thing ? To my opinion, Disney storytelling has never been SO weak, as especially in TOT. It’s 98% brainwashing marketing, and 2% storytelling. I’m still friendly… They just wanted SOME (at random, and CHEAP) IP-hook-on for it, as iron-rides cannot be sold as “Disney”. (The Twilight Zone actually is a very cheap IP…) I do not expect much better storyteling with a Marvel overlay, by the way. The only TOT… Read more »

Pen Pineapple Apple Pen
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Pen Pineapple Apple Pen

Actually they didn’t use the Twilight Zone IP in Tokyo because Japanese tourists are not familiar with that property. It’s like if Hollywood Studios replaced Rockin Rollercoaster: Starring Aerosmith with Rockin Rollercoaster: Starring Pico Taro, the Japanese visitors would be excited and the American’s would just scratch their heads in bewilderment.

Giwreh
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Giwreh

“Actually” , NO, that’s absolutely not the point at all. First : “Paris” (+90% of Europe) was not familiar with the Twilight Zone IP either. (>> Still, almost nobody who is visiting there has a clue what it is…, it’s just an annoying little black-&-white TV-screen making some wierd statements, which nobody comprehends, and a CM who is saying that everybodymust stand on the carpet… and THAT’S IT… for the whole storytelling …. rediculous poo… ) Yet, Paris got it, just because Disney co. is major co-owner of DLRP, thus, the former IP-licensing was already established, while in Japan, it… Read more »

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