People for the Peoplemover is a group of Disneyland fans trying to get the park to bring the beloved WEDWay Peoplemover (or Peoplecrusher, as it's known to afficianados familiar with its body count
) ride. Tomorrowland, the Peoplemover's home, has always been problematic, ever since opening day ("Dairy Farmers of America present: The Cow of the Future!") but the PeopleCrusher was one ride that always managed to feel futuristic, or at least retrofuturistic. I miss it -- and love riding the East Coast version that still operates at Walt Disney World.
Update: Nym sez, "Disneyland security used to call the People Mover the 'People Maker' because of how many people they had to stop having sex on the slow moving ride."
Update 2: Dan sez, "The proper nickname for the Peoplemover is the "PeopleRemover" -- coined by morbid cast members shortly after the first kid was killed."
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