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Sneak Peek of ‘Blizzard Beach’ Refurbishment Is Revealed

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Many Walt Disney World Resort or Disneyland Resort attractions have been going through changes recently, with some attractions being closed for renovations temporarily and others (such as Splash Mountain) being closed on a more permanent basis. As these changes have come into effect, one of Walt Disney World Resort’s water parks has been closed for refurbishments (even as Disney World’s ...

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Star of ‘Original’ High School Musical, Dead at 73

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Musical starlet and Grammy Award Winning singer-songwriter Olivia Newton-John passed away on Monday, August 8, at the age of 73. According to her family, she went “peacefully at her Ranch in Southern California this morning, surrounded by family and friends.” “Olivia has been a symbol of triumphs and hope for over 30 years sharing her journey with breast cancer,” wrote ...

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Elephants ‘Get Busy’ In front of Animal Kingdom Guests

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Kilimanjaro Safaris at Disney’s Animal Kingdom is constantly touted for its authenticity, namely that the animals seen within the Harambe Wildlife Reserve are, in fact, wild and will behave as they would on an actual safari. Well, there are those rare occasions when the animals give Disney World Guests a rude awakening to the fact that they are experiencing something ...

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Guests Fight Near ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’

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The behavior of Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland Resort, and Disneyland Paris Guests has worsened recently and has varied between mistreating Disney Cast Members, breaking Disney Park rules, and fistfighting. A brawl in the Magic Kingdom recently led to arrests and lifetime bans, and now another Disney Guest has started a fight — although this Guest’s motives might be a ...

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Disney World Testing Single Rider Line for Soarin’

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For the first time, EPCOT’s iconic attraction Soarin’ has a single-rider line–at least for the moment. On Sunday, August 7, Guests at The Walt Disney World Resort were reporting that a single-rider line was being tested at Soarin’ Around the World in The Land Pavilion of World Nature. Pictures shared by one Guest show the impromptu Single Rider Line utilizing ...

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Guest Yells at Cast Member and Challenges Disney Dress Code

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Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort (not to mention Disneyland Paris) Guests have been behaving increasingly badly in the Disney Parks and Resorts, breaking rules and fistfighting or yelling at Disney Cast Members. Now, yet another Walt Disney World Guest has behaved badly and unkindly towards a Cast Member — but this time, the Guest’s reaction involved the Disney ...

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New Permit Suggest Retheme Coming for Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster

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Disney’s Hollywood Studios Theme Park has evolved drastically over the last decade, as some of its most iconic attractions and landmarks are removed and replaced. Fans have watched tearfully as treasures like the Sorcerer’s Hat, the Backlot Tour, The Great Movie Ride, and even The Osbourne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights were all retired to make way for new attractions. ...

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Walt Disney Defends ‘Disney Adults’ in Rare Footage

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Disney Parks and Resorts like Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort have been topics of contention for many Disney fans in recent months, mainly due to the bad behavior of Guests who are visiting said Disney Parks or Disney Resorts. Many Disney World or Disneyland Guests are adults who do not have children, i.e. “Disney Adults,” and these adult ...

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Disney Mansion Sells After Going on ‘Sale’ For $12 Million

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It’s one thing to fantasize about living close to Walt Disney World Resort; it’s quite another to fantasize about living near Walt Disney World Resort in a mansion within a Disney community! One of the mansions in the Golden Oak Estates Disney neighborhood (a Disney community that requires an expensive Golden Oak Club membership) has just sold at a discounted ...

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Fan Shares Surprising Theory About ‘Peter Pan’ and ‘Alice in Wonderland’

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Disney fans and Marvel fans are never coming up short when it comes to conspiracy theories or fanmade theories about their favorite Disney characters, Pixar characters, or Marvel characters. Now, one Disney fan has shared a particularly intriguing theory involving Wendy Darling’s mother in the 1953 movie Peter Pan and the character Alice from the 1951 movie Alice in Wonderland! ...

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