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Is Universal Rolling Out Attractions With Terrible Intellectual Properties?

Theme Park University reader Adam writes in, “Hey! Love your website. All of your attraction information on Universal is really interesting. I personally think that a show based on the Bourne franchise and Nintendo attractions are terrible ideas. Bourne isn’t that popular and Nintendo is kind of dated. It just seems like a terrible decision.

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Does Disney’s Paper Straw Policy Violate The American Disabilities Act?

Disney Parks new paper straw policy has drawn a lot of attention from online fan groups. When the company announced they would be eliminating plastic straws from their parks in 2018, the reaction was mixed. Heated debates starting popping up on all sides of the argument and are still going on. One of the reasons

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Why Did Disney Ban Smoking From Their Parks? We Have A Theory

On March 28, 2019, Disney Parks and Resorts dropped a bit of a bombshell with new rules and regulations at all of their parks within the United States. Among them is a rule ensuring strollers are ” no larger than 31″ (79cm) wide and 52″ (132cm) long.” In addition, wagons of any kind (plus stroller

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Epcot To Modify Wonders of Life Pavillion To Look Like Something Out of 2001 Spielberg Film “Artifical Intelligence”

After being used for mostly seasonal events over the years, Wonders of Life is finally getting a major renovation to become a year-round attraction again. The yet-to-be-named attraction will be Disney’s first “play pavilion” featuring interactive attractions. From the press release: This new space will be devoted to playful fun and feature an innovative city

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Trump Banner Guy Who Was Banned From Walt Disney World Now Banned From Disneyland

You remember the guy who waved “Trump 2020” banners around Walt Disney World and was eventually banned? His name is Dion Cini and he has a unique claim to fame. He’s banned from Disney parks on both coasts in America. You may recall in September 2018 when Cini unfurled this gigantic “Trump 2020” banner atop

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Can Walt Disney World Cast Members Strike?

Lately, there has been a lot of talk about the wage negotiations between Walt Disney World and the unions that represent them. For those keeping track, Walt Disney World cast members rejected the company’s last deal in December of 2017. That wage increase would have been roughly $.50 cents more an hour for most employees.  Since

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What if Disney Characters Worked Other Disney World Jobs?

Recently images of Disney characters moonlighting as other Walt Disney World Cast Members started popping up all over social media. I decided to reach out to the artist known as “Joey Draws” to see what inspires him. His art is featured all throughout this article. Enjoy! Josh Young: How long have you been drawing and what

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Disney’s MagicBands Inspires Hollywood Magic Castle To Spring Into The 21st Century

In April 2014, Josh Stern visited Walt Disney World on vacation and became enamored with their new RFID technology which had just debuted. His MagicBand not only allowed him to open his room, enter the park and redeem FastPasses, but also allowed him to use the band on interactive games like A Pirates Adventure –

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Virtual Magic Kingdom Unofficially Reborn on Minecraft

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In 2011, a gentleman by the Minecraft username “therealduckie” began laying the virtual blocks for what would eventually become the largest recreation of Walt Disney World on any of the game’s servers. The McMagic server boasts the ability to visit all four theme parks, several resort hotels, Typhoon Lagoon, Disney Cruise Line ships and even some backstage buildings. However, the server does

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