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notice of eviction by briannacherrygarcia notice of eviction by briannacherrygarcia
Ok, storytime!

So y'know Triton's Gardens at D*sneyland? It's an area in Fantasyland, where Ariel sits at her shell and has been greeting guests since 1996. Lovely place, ain't it?

Well it's gone. Gutted. RIPPED OUT.

This is how it currently looks. So why the reconstruction? Well Triton's Gardens is being transformed into Pixie Hollow, to make room for Tinkerbell and her fairy friends, all to promote the new Tinkerbell Movie coming out next month. The D*sney Fairies are their new cash cow, and these characters are expected to rake in at least $4 billion to the D*sney Company in the next year alone. I guess the bottom line is the Fairies are the new Princesses.

So what happened to Ariel? Well they stripped her of her fin, gave her some legs and a dress and stuck her in Princess Fantasy Faire, much to her dismay. Farewell to the mermaid. Now most of us will only be able to look at her from a distance in the parades.

The sad thing is that yes I am sad to see fish-Ariel go, but even worse, I think I may actually like this new fairy franchise. *ashamed*

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:iconmr3urious:
mr3urious Featured By Owner Edited Feb 11, 2015
At least it wasn't anything Hannah Montana-related, or any other Disney Channel sitcom for that matter. At the time, Disney would shove it down everyone's throats at the expense of their own mouse that put them on the top. Thankfully, that time has long passed.
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Odow Featured By Owner Edited Feb 7, 2015  Student Digital Artist
It's ok dear, don't worry, ariel will always have her place at tokyo disney sea in the mermaid lagoon, california was too hot for her. upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia…
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b3tt3rd1g2 Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2015
poor Ariel.. 
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Almoon Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2014
Ariel still has her fin at D*sneyWorld at least and the girl playing as her is the sweetest
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Cute-Hedgehog Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2014  Student Digital Artist
ID
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Dptas Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2014
I acually saw that it was sad they took it down
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doodlingindefinitely Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2014  Student General Artist
They recreated a bigger, better version of Ariel's Grotto as part of the new Fantsyland adittion at Disney World. I don't know about Disneyland, but just thought I'd put that out there. 
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briannacherrygarcia Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2014  Professional General Artist
Yah I've been there, it's really beautiful. Sadly there's still nothing like that in California.
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20080585 Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2014   Artisan Crafter
Nice
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darkshadow278 Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2013
Ariel still has her tail in Fantasmic, and Mickey's Soundsational Parade.
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marianagarciagr Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
I went to Disneyland for the first (and last) time on April, 2007, and I got to see from the distance Ariel on her shell, but when I approached to take a picture with her, that horrible woman with white shirt said "Sorry, she's going to get ready for the parade" and the shell started to turn around until Ariel disappeared.
The sad thing is, that was my last day at Disneyland (there's a thing about trips: three days and two nights at Disneyland), that night, after the lights show and all that, I was going to get back home. To another country.
So you're saying on 2008 she "lost her job". It's really sad; I really wanted to take a picture with her; I was like 9 when this happened. I thought I was going to take a pic the next time I went to the parks (as you can see, this time hasn't come yet).
I blame it on the horrible woman of the white shirt. And on the fairies... I don't even liked the movie!
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Dalyla-Imaginarium Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I hate the new fairy franchise because its supposed to be based off the books and they did a half-assed job at it. They even replaced Raini with Silvermist. My favorite fairy! It's probably because she doesn't have wings so she doesn't count as a "real" fairy.
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DarthHelios Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Funny, I thought Marvel was Disney's current cash-cow
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briannacherrygarcia Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2013  Professional General Artist
It is. Note that this art was drawn in 2008.
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DarthHelios Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ah. Ok. Guessing this was BEFORE their purchase?
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simplyeddie Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Well now Ariel has her own grotto with a long ass line up to meet her (ps she still has her tail) but the way you drew this is hilarious, but maybe I'm only laughing because I know Ariel can be greeted once more? ._. 
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briannacherrygarcia Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2013  Professional General Artist
That's just in Florida. Not how it is out here in California, where her shell is still permanently ripped out.
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simplyeddie Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Aw man, that's stupid. Ariel is such an amazing character, I'd throw a fit if I couldn't meet her :/
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DolphinSilverwolf Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2013
So when does Quorra get her marketing?
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RainyEngland Featured By Owner May 2, 2013  Student Writer
Poor Ariel she was my favorite growing up used to re-watch the first and second movie the first one being my fav I would like to have old Tink or Tinkerbell back she was better being the sassy quiet fairy she was I likes the her movie but meh I like the old her better but I like Ariel a lot
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Spynmaster Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2013
Whenever anything involving Disney associated with the word "Cash Cow", that's just one more piece of my childhood given way to corporate greed & corruption, thus giving me one more reason to be pissed at reality...

That said, I'm glad Ariel has her grotto again, Ariel being #4 of my fave princesses. Now, that's not to hate on the Fairies at all.
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ceraperduta Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2013
Lol, fuggin' fairies
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HawthornSword Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Don't be too sad. They are building new stuff for Ariel in the Magic Kingdom at Disneyworld: the castle and everything. Belle and Snow White get new stuff too! Long live the princesses!
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Lightningkeyblade Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2013
Damn. Well, at least she looks nice in the dress.
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7276902 Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2013
Soooo what do you think now,with the we fantasyland in all?
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briannacherrygarcia Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2013  Professional General Artist
Do you mean the new Fantasy Faire? Because that hasn't opened up here yet. If you're referring to New Fantasyland in Florida, I havne't been there.
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7276902 Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2013
Well fantasy faire, but I just went to fantasy land in florida and I really enjoyed it. I thought fantasy faire was open, sorry my bad😓
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keobeo610 Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2013  Hobbyist
she has her grotto back now with new fantasy land!!!!! :D :D :D
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RKSAFK Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Fairies Rock!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Who cares bout Princesses?
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Maivory Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
They are part of classic disney before it became ' hey cool lets just make a movie about anything for money' by giving Tinkerbell her own set of movies where she really belongs is back with peter pan and no voice...
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Raygreens Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2013
it's weird really, I adored her in Peter Pan, but then they gave her her own movies, and it was annoying. I think it would have been great if her character remained silent, because that was the fun of her. She didn't need a voice, her actions and mannerisms spoke for themselves
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Maivory Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Finally some one who isn't blind.
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Raygreens Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2013
thanks, but I just like silent characters is all.
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Piddies0709 Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013
I haaate Tinkerbell.......
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marianagarciagr Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
I hated the movie. I love Tinker Bell as Peter's friend, not as the main character of her own movie.
Tinker Bell's voice are just that, bells! not that annoying sound that she makes when she opens her mouth ._______________.
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Piddies0709 Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2013
I know right? I may not be a fan of her but I'll admit she was better as Peter Pans mute side kick. 
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Likeag626 Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012
COOOOL WORK
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chickaablet Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2012
Why did you cencor 'Disney'?
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:iconbriannacherrygarcia:
briannacherrygarcia Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2012  Professional General Artist
Inside joke.
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chickaablet Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2012
Fair enough
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TheLadySasha Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
She moved to WDW! We now have her in her tail at the new Fantasyland. Maybe someday they'll bring her finned self back to DL
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jkrolak Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
And old favorite. But now 4 years later, it really does deserve a follow up. After all, Ariel now has a shiny new mermaid grotto in Walt Disney World's revised Fantasy Land, her own rides - at both WDW and CA.

And just maybe she could persuade a certain construction... err Tinker fairy to build her a new grotto over in California.
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darkshadow278 Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2012
She move to florida now since theres a new grotto with her ride.
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LadyBelva Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Fairies...eeewwww, poor Ariel _
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wwwBigBrotherGov Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Well they did get rid of one girl for three so I can see the $,$$$,$$$,$$$ in it.
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Kagami-No-Kuni Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
I wish Disney was relocating Ariel's Grotto instead of demolishing it :'(
Thankfully I get to meet her when I was there on 2007
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