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Topic: LP Lotion: Super Bowl MVP Joe Flacco at Disney World for the What's Next Campaign

Mon 2/4/2013 12:48p
This topic is for Discussion of LP Lotion: Super Bowl MVP Joe Flacco at Disney World for the What's Next Campaign
Video and pictures of Baltimore Ravens' Super Bowl MVP Joe Flacco parading down Main Street at the Magic Kingdom on February 4th as part of Disney Parks' annual "What are you going to do next" campaign.
Mon 2/4/2013 1:03p
These sport champion parades/assemblies/promotions do the parks a great disservice.

Mon 2/4/2013 4:25p
I think these sorts of things are a nice touch, as long as they aren't blown out of proportion by Disney. Given the boom camera in the background of the parade photos, I have no doubt that it will be blown out of proportion.

It's a nice little home grown-style parade. Nothing fancy, but a nice bonus for people in the park that day, and a publicity opportunity for the parks; if only they could have had some Ravens-colors for the balloons, it would have looked a lot nicer!

And they really should do something about Mickey's football helmet (like never allow it out in public). It just looks a little...special. The costume would look better with no headgear, IMO, since the ears make it too difficult to make much look good.
Tue 2/5/2013 9:41a
"Get out of my way maam!! I'm trying to taking a picture with my smartphone!!"
Tue 2/5/2013 10:38a
>These sport champion parades/assemblies/promotions do the parks a great disservice.<

Really? Why? I see wall to wall people wearing purple jerseys wanting to see their hero. I got chills seeing the Flacco WDW commercial this morning. Where's the disservice?
Wed 2/6/2013 6:39a
I don't think the parade got in the way at the park at all. Those that wanted to see it waited patiently. But other than that, it was hardly noticed. A few balloons at the hub, a few more on Main Street, a small roped off area in a place that didn't inhibit guest flow hardly at all, and that's about it. Then he's on the parade route about 5 minutes and it's over.
Wed 2/6/2013 8:48a
More importantly
Did the Super Sunday MVP and family spend the night in the Castle?
I could care less about sports but Love to know this is the way the game ends every year. I would be heartbroken if WDW did not have this commercial forever. It is a brilliant marketing campaign for Disney Sports and their guests.
I actually walked into a restaurant/sports bar and it stopped me in my or listening to Sports...very rare. But hey I want to go to DisneyWorld too!!!
Wed 2/6/2013 9:01a
Right after the parade Flacco flew off to New York to do Letterman. I don't even know if he came down with his family.


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