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If you weren't a fan of the EPCOT wand...

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    ...you might enjoy this...

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    that would have looked so good on my house :sorry: why couldn't they just have auctioned it?
     
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    I know, right?

    I'm still not utterly convinced it's "real" but it certainly seems to be...
     
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    That breaks my heart. I loved the wand.

    Margaret
     
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    Me too :(

    I'm a HUGE EPCOT fan and I know most of the purist EPCOT fans hated the wand but I was delighted with it. Really sad to see it go
     
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    me three :sorry:
     
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    I was a fence sitter on the wand...I thought it was pretty, but realized it wasn't "true Disney"...but seeing it all mangled and tangled made me incredibly sad...
     
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    Oh I liked it a lot. Gave the ball a lot of pizazz!

    Of course, I revel in the gloriously tacky.
     
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    I was one who really objected to the wand. It looked to carnival to me. :sorry: However, that is incredibly sad footage. :( I would have thought that they would have taken it down in a much different manner. It looks like a dump. :( I surely hope that wherever that mess is they clean it up! (Let's hope it's old footage)? :unsure:
     
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    According to the original poster, it's gone now. Not sure to where, but apparently it was removed shortly after this footage was taken...
     
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    What a waste! I didn't like the wand, but wouldn't have wanted it to end up like this. Let's hope they have recycled whatever they can of it?
     

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