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Apple Pay is coming to the Walt Disney World Resort – What does it mean for the average Disney guest?

Apple Pay is coming to the Walt Disney World Resort – What does it mean for the average Disney guest?

| September 16, 2014 | 6 Replies

At its iPhone event last week, Apple announced Apple Pay, a mobile wallet system that will allow users to pay for purchases with the simple tap of either their new iPhone 6 or 6 Plus, or eventually their Apple Watch, which was also announced. Apple Pay will work with NFC technology, or Near Field Communication, [...]

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Disney Opposes “Inflammatory” Amended Complaint in DAS Lawsuit

Disney Opposes “Inflammatory” Amended Complaint in DAS Lawsuit

| September 16, 2014 | 56 Replies

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts (the subsidiary that operates the Theme Parks) just filed its short (nine pages) brief opposing the DAS plaintiffs‘ attempt to add an additional 69 plaintiffs and expand the original complaint to one that, combined, exceeds 500 pages and 2,000 separate paragraphs.  While we generally like to think of Disney as [...]

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Frustrated At Walt Disney World? “LET IT GO”

Frustrated At Walt Disney World? “LET IT GO”

| September 5, 2014 | 17 Replies

We’ve all been there.  After spending months planning our magical visit to Walt Disney World, we arrive to find our plans and attitudes crushed by events outside of our control.  Instead of experiencing a whole new world with our families, we end up feeling like poor, unfortunate souls—feeling frustrated, a bit angry, and, sometimes, even [...]

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Back to School Disney Style: Great Merchandise Finds in the Parks

Back to School Disney Style: Great Merchandise Finds in the Parks

| September 3, 2014 | Reply

School days, school days Dear old Golden Rule days ‘Reading and ‘riting and ‘rithmetic Taught to the tune of the hick’ry stick!   It’s that time of year again! Back to school is upon us! While many districts across the country returned a few weeks ago, most schools in the upper tri-state area on the [...]

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Top 5 Must Do’s at Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

Top 5 Must Do’s at Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

| September 2, 2014 | 7 Replies

I love when Walt Disney World decorates their parks! September 1, 2014 was the start of the Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party on select nights in September and October in the Magic Kingdom. Usually this is my signal that Fall has arrived, but I didn’t feel that way this year. I think September 1st [...]

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Villains’ Soiree – Wickedly Disappointing

Villains’ Soiree – Wickedly Disappointing

| September 2, 2014 | 73 Replies

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party at the Magic Kingdom is one of my favorite events of the year.  It marks the start of the fall season at WDW, it means Epcot’s Food & Wine Festival  is only a few weeks away, it means cooler weather is coming and before you know it – Christmas! [...]

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Dole Whips are back at the Polynesian Village Resort at the new and disappointing Pineapple Lanai

Dole Whips are back at the Polynesian Village Resort at the new and disappointing Pineapple Lanai

| September 1, 2014 | 9 Replies

Capt. Cook’s at the Polynesian Village Resort just recently reopened after a lengthy refurbishment and several big changes were made. The most insignificant was the new decor of the seating area, which now features posters of the Polynesian islands some of the longhouses are named after (some of the longhouses are expected to be renamed). [...]

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The Top 5 Underutilized Spaces at Walt Disney World

The Top 5 Underutilized Spaces at Walt Disney World

| August 29, 2014 | 35 Replies

Do you sometimes catch yourself walking by a venue at Walt Disney World wondering why it’s no longer used or what it is used for?  I know I do.  I’ve even gone up to Cast Members in the past and asked “Why is this space empty and what was inside?” With the price of admission [...]

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“Villains Unleashed” needs leashing up – Disney’s overcrowded hard ticket event leaves guests in long lines most of the night

“Villains Unleashed” needs leashing up – Disney’s overcrowded hard ticket event leaves guests in long lines most of the night

| August 24, 2014 | 53 Replies

After last year’s Limited Time Magic “Unleash The Villains” mess of an event at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Disney decided to hold it again this year, rename it, and charge guests $70 a person to attend. One would hope that with these changes – especially the new price tag, the new Villains Unleashed hard ticket party [...]

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New Golden Oak Outpost Menu is Waffle Fry Heaven

New Golden Oak Outpost Menu is Waffle Fry Heaven

and | August 15, 2014 | 2 Replies

Golden Oak Outpost has a relatively short history compared to other quick-service dining locations at the Magic Kingdom. Back in the ancient year of 2009, Golden Oak Outpost opened, replacing a frontier wagon-themed stand that sold McDonald’s french fries from 1997 to 2007 as part of an alliance between the two companies. Since opening, the [...]

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