Tag Archives: Toy Story Midway Mania

Is The Toy Story Midway Mania Queue About to Get Longer?

A reader wrote in to the TPU mailbox to ask, “Since Toy Story Midway Mania is adding a third track at Walt Disney World, doesn’t that mean the standby line will be even longer than before? This new FastPass Plus is getting out of hand….”   In short, no. This is actually a win for

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Connecting The Dots: Standby Return Time Tests And Expanding Soarin and Toy Story Midway Mania

As Theme Park University recently reported, Walt Disney World announced that they will be expanding the capacity of Toy Story Midway Mania and Soarin’ by adding an extra track and a third theater, respectively. Granted, they aren’t investing in new rides, but rather ones that are almost too popular for their own good. Last year,

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Disney Expanding Toy Story Midway Mania and Soarin At Walt Disney World

Capacity is always an issue at the world’s busiest theme parks and Disney has finally announced the addition of more track at Toy Story Midway Mania at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and a third theater at Soarin at Epcot. The expansions are to open by late 2016, but construction apparently is already underway.  Considering that FastPasses

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Are All Theme Park Injuries News These Days?

On Wednesday, January 21, the Orlando Sentinel published an article with the title “Riders Die After Small World, Toy Story.” Who wouldn’t want to know what happened on these extremely tame rides where two separate women died after riding them? Were they operating properly? Are there gruesome pictures? Maybe it was a freak accident. While

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Easter Eggs: Toy Story Mania’s Tribute To Don Rickles

I remember the first time I rode Toy Story Midway Mania. My favorite detail of the ride had nothing to do with the board games or references to “Tin Toy,” Pixar’s animated short. To understand the reference, you need to know a little bit about one of my favorite comedy legends. Rickles started his career as

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