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Monet is a senior majoring in journalism at Florida Gulf Coast University. She is a Disney AP holder and a Disney College Program alum. You can find her covered in pixie dust singing along to the Festival of Fantasy parade soundtrack while dreaming about dole whips and blogging her life away.

7 Reasons Why Magic Kingdom is Awesome in the Morning

Castle and water

4) The weather is cooler Florida weather can be such a pain, especially in the summer, so I find that playing in the parks earlier in the day provides a bit of comfort that the afternoon tends to steal away. It’s a little cooler in the morning, which makes walking around the park way more bearable. This also means that ...

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7 Reasons Why Magic Kingdom is Awesome in the Morning

3) The crowds are light It’s no secret that Magic Kingdom can get busy incredibly quickly. There are even days when the park hits capacity, and that’s not fun for anyone. Many people opt to sleep in since they’re on vacation, so for those of us who are early to rise, we are treated to light crowds when we enter ...

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7 Things Walt Disney World Security Cast Members Want You to Know

Even though you’re visiting the most magical place on earth, you still have to take safety into account wherever you go, especially in this day and age. Disney thrives on four key basics, and one of them, the most important one, is safety. Disney strives to make sure its guests and cast members are safe while making magical memories, and ...

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7 Things Security Cast Members Want You to Know

7) Everything moves faster if you cooperate Everyone knows that the process of getting your bag checked can feel tedious and long. That’s why they tell you to be at the airport two hours before your flight! However, if you cooperate and follow directions, everything moves a lot faster, and the same is true for bag checks at Walt Disney ...

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7 Things Security Cast Members Want You to Know

6) Have your bag open and ready for inspection One of the things that makes the line for bag check longer than it has to be is people not being ready when they get to the security cast member. If you have a bag, make sure it’s open and ready to be checked. This includes any smaller zipped items, like ...

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7 Things Security Cast Members Want You to Know

5) The metal detector searches really are random Security cast members tend to get a lot of heat for who they choose to have walk through the metal detectors. However, it truly is random and isn’t meant to single out a person based on their race or gender. The whole process, if you cooperate and move quickly, only takes an ...

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7 Things Security Cast Members Want You to Know

No Selfie Sticks

4) No selfie sticks This still seems to be a problem, even though Walt Disney World banned these over a year ago. Selfie sticks, though they may seem harmless, can be extremely dangerous and quite honestly annoying when you’re a theme park goer. People take it out on rides when they aren’t supposed to and it causes injuries, and people ...

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7 Things Security Cast Members Want You to Know

Toy Guns

3) No weapons or things that look like weapons This should go without saying, but weapons of any kind are absolutely prohibited at the Walt Disney World Resort. This includes anything that looks like a weapon, such as a toy gun. Last year, Disney stopped selling toy guns in their parks. Even bubble guns got the boot and were replaced ...

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7 Things Security Cast Members Want You to Know

2) There for your safety While you may look at security cast members as the enemy, they’re actually more like your best friend. They’re watching out for you while you have fun so that you don’t have to worry too much about the scary stuff. They want you to have a good time, too, and that’s why their job is ...

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7 Things Security Cast Members Want You to Know

1) They love interacting with guests Whether they’re performing your bag check or walking around the park making sure everything is okay, these cast members truly love getting to meet guests. I can’t tell you the amount of times I’ve had security cast member’s get so excited to talk and learn about me that they take a little longer than ...

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