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On the 7th Day of Christmas...

...My true love gave to me, another epic icicle castle.


Like I said before, the Icicle Dream Lights would probably take up half the list on a true countdown. They almost make up for Disney pulling the plug on Country Bear Christmas.


Although these lights are incredibly epic, super-rad, and tubular, I actually think Disneyland's castle lights do more for Sleeping Beauty Castle than these lights do for Cinderella Castle. Overall, I think Cinderella Castle still looks better, but I think the lights on Sleeping Beauty Castle improve it more than these lights improve Cinderella Castle. (Sleeping Beauty Castle starts out far behind Cindy Castle, so it would make sense that the lights are able to improve it so much.) Based solely on the photos I've seen of Sleeping Beauty Castle with its lights, I think those lights and other effects help make the Castle look more like a quaint Castle in a mountainous region (that role played by the Matterhorn). I still love Cinderella Castle's lights, don't get me wrong, and Cinderella Castle still routs Sleeping Beauty Castle in a throw-down, but the lights do seem to add more to the 'illusion' out West. Thoughts?


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Taken on November 29, 2008