Where in the World #631

To all who come to this photo trivia game, welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details that Walt’s Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World!

Obviously, we’re going through tough times around the world. So maybe a bit of Disney humor?
Smiley from Millan.Net

Q. What did Captain Hook’s sidekick say to Peter?
A. Hello, it’s Smee!

Q. What happened the first time Mickey and Minnie saw each other?
A. It was glove at first sight!

Q. Why did Goofy wear two pairs of pants when he played golf?
A. He heard he might get a hole in one!

Q. Why is Cinderella so bad at soccer?
A. Because she’s always running away from the ball—not to mention, she has a pumpkin for a coach!

Q. How do you know it’s cold in Disney World?
A. Donald Duck is wearing pants!

And a piece of trivia:

Why do so many Disney characters wear gloves?
Smiley from Millan.Net

In the age of black and white cartoons, separating characters’ round-edge hands from their black bodies was hard. Gloves were an easy way to make their hands stand out. In fact, Walt Disney might have been the first to put gloves on his characters in The Opry House, starring Mickey Mouse

Besides keeping the animation simple, Walt Disney told his biographer, Bob Thomas, that the gloves exist for another reason: to humanize the mouse. “We didn’t want him to have mouse hands because he was supposed to be more human,” Disney told Thomas in 1957, according to the New York Times. “So we gave him gloves. Five fingers seemed like too much on such a little figure, so we took away one. That was just one less finger to animate.”

Let’s move on to the game. Smiley from Millan.Net

Challenge #631:

Where in the World #630

And here’s the answer:

Where in the World #630
Where in the World #630

The old Mr.. Toad sign; I miss you, buddy. I think I told you Players that I road this with my young niece and convinced her I was really driving (to keep the magic). She griped at me for hours. Smiley from Millan.Net

Hi, Team Hill! Yes, I do know Winnie the Pooh replaced Toad and has that reference to him in the ride. There’s that other Toad reference in the Magic Kingdom, but it makes me sad so let’s not talk about it.

Pooh used to have that Nemo sub carving in part of the play area, in honor of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea replaced by Ariel’s play area. I don’t know if that’s still there. Carol Gregory? Think that’s the next mission?

Last bit of history: Here’s Walt and Lillian enjoying a ride on Mr. Toad

Walt and Lillian at Mr. Toad in Disneyland
Walt and Lillian at Mr. Toad in Disneyland

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Challenge #631 Where in the world is this?

We’re back in present day. Be careful when you identify the hand and glove in this thumbnail. Because we’re not right in front of the castle.

Where in the World #631
Where in the World #631

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Erin Blackwell works on the Where in the World Photo Blog and maintains the Fort Wilderness pages. A website developer by day, she adores Mickey Mouse and his brother Oswald. Her favorite place in Disney World is the Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground, which is where she loves to hang out with her husband and dogs.

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