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One More Disney Day: Part II

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I need to apologize for the delay in getting Part II out there. I’ve been swamped with “stuff” and projects and family matters and needed to clear a few things, cross the t’s and dot the i’s…done. So after a few weeks of reflection I now have an even better perspective on One More Disney … Continue reading "One More Disney Day: Part II"
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Trip Report: Day 3 – Magic Kingdom

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Driving along in our automobile with my Disney music mix CD playing, we delighted in singing along with attraction songs and soundtracks. My favorite part was when Terri became engrossed in You can fly! You can fly! You can fly! from Peter Pan and let out a Freudian slip. Wendy says: I’ll think of a … Continue reading "Trip Report: Day 3 – Magic Kingdom"
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Happy 4th of July – Ears and Ears Style

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Happy 4th of July everyone! I hope you have an enjoyable and safe day! In keeping with my recent theme of Disney ephemera, I thought some highlights from the July 5, 1975 Eyes and Ears (Cast Publication) from Walt Disney World are in order! This particular Happy 4th of July issue came out on July … Continue reading "Happy 4th of July – Ears and Ears Style"
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Day 8 – Happy Birthday Carol

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Finally the day came when Carol could “legally” wear her “Happy Birthday” button. We decided to try something different today so we went to the dock to take the Riverboat Cruise to Downtown Disney, as mentioned on the WDW Today channel in our hotel room. The CM who was driving the boat asked us where … Continue reading "Day 8 – Happy Birthday Carol"
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Mike’s Trip Tips Trip Report – Day 1

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So here I am in Walt Disney World and I thought I’d share my trip experiences with you for the main purpose of helping you plan your next trip to Walt Disney World. I’ll reflect on some things that work for me that save me money, time, and stress. Call them tips if you like. … Continue reading "Mike’s Trip Tips Trip Report – Day 1"
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Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party Magic Kingdom

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Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween party nights begin at the Magic Kingdom on Friday, Aug. 17. This year, there will be additional experiences to make the evening even more special, like new lighting and effects on the Mad Tea Party and interactive pirates on Pirates of the Caribbean. Special Halloween goodies and merchandise will also be available.
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Magic Kingdom Attractions at a Glance

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  Attraction Name Location Notes Astro Orbiter Tomorrowland Easy Up and Down Ride. Barnstormer featuring the Great Goofini Fantasyland (Storybook Circus) 1:30 long, Fairly Tame Kid Roller Coaster Big Thunder Mountain Railroad Frontierland Roller Coaster, more turns than drops, with interactive queue. Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin Tomorrowland Slow ride – You can spin the … Continue reading "Magic Kingdom Attractions at a Glance"
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Overlooked Attractions of the Magic Kingdom

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EDITOR'S NOTE: Overlooked Attractions of the Magic Kingdom were updated in 2010. Read the updated feature HERE. by Debra Martin Koma ALL EARS® Senior Editor This article appeared in the May 28, 2002, Issue #140 of ALL EARS® (ISSN: 1533-0753) Editor's Note: This story/information was accurate when it was published. Please be sure to confirm … Continue reading "Overlooked Attractions of the Magic Kingdom"
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Extra Magic Hours

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Beginning the week of August 26, 2012, changes are coming to the Extra Magic Hour evenings at Magic Kingdom. First, Splash Mountain will no longer be part of the evening Extra Magic Hours. The Enchanted Tiki Room will be added in its place. Also, once the Country Bears are back from rehab, they will also be part of evening Extra Magic Hours.
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Service Animals

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New service animal break areas are now in use in Frontierland, Liberty Square, Adventureland and Tomorrowland in the Magic Kingdom. The areas are not all marked as yet, but cast members can direct individuals with service animals to the following locations: Behind Ye Olde Christmas Shoppe (Liberty Square); across from Ring Carver (Adventureland); near Big Thunder Mountain exit (Frontierland); in between Carousel of Progress and Space Mountain restrooms (Tomorrowland).
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