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Would you rather? Disney Edition Part 1

Would you rather is a super fun game to play especially while waiting in line for your favorite Disney attractions. We can’t do that right now, though, so the next best thing is Would You Rather – Disney Edition YouTube videos! YAY! I collected 14 questions from my fellow Disney YouTubers and answer them in this video. Thank you to everyone who fed me a question (and you can see all of them and their channels in the description of the YouTube video).

Splash Mountain retheme: CONFIRMED!

It’s official – Disneyland and Walt Disney World versions of Splash Mountain will be rethemed to The Princess and the Frog. Personally, I think this is a GREAT idea, and I am glad Disney did it. Why do I feel that way? Here’s more…

Craving Dole Whips? Maybe this will help…

We’re all craving our favorite Disney snacks right now. Do you miss Disney’s Dole Whips? I sure do! So when I saw Taco Bell had a Pineapple Whip Freeze on their menu I knew I had to try it! Would it be good, let alone like a Dole Whip? Time to find out!

Disney Tag – Quarantine Edition

19 Super fun questions answered about how Disney fans are getting through the quarantine:

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Would it be fun to visit every Disney park in the world on one vacation? [Fan Request]

One of my followers on Quora recently posed this question: Would it be fun to visit every Disney Park in the world on one vacation? I decided this would be a fun opportunity to record another video to respond, which I did, here:

But for those who’d rather read, follow me below the fold…

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What Disney Didn’t Announce at D23 2017

Yesterday we got a *TON* of amazing announcements during the Parks & Resort Session at D23. What I want to talk about in this blog, though, are the things they didn’t announce! Some of these things are rumors we’ve heard elsewhere, and other things are just general things that I think is in need of some attention. I’ll use the same list-like format I did yesterday.

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Tremendous Disney Updates from D23 Expo

Today from 3-4.30 PM PDT was the Disney Parks and Resorts session at D23. Needless to say, they announced A LOT of amazing things. Here is a list of everything that got announced (and perhaps with some minor commentary in parenthesis, too).

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What would Ratatouille coming to EPCOT mean?

As many are speculating based on permits just filed by Disney, the France pavilion in EPCOT could be getting a big new (well, clone-new) addition soon! The talk in the town is that we might see a trackless Ratatouille ride – just like what they have in Disneyland Paris – making its way in Orlando.

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Let’s Keep the Annual Pass Price Hikes in Perspective

There’s been a lot of commotion this week about Disney’s massive price hikes to their annual passes at both Disneyland and Walt Disney World. Some tiers of the new passes include PhotoPass downloads and free parking, which is actually an upgrade. Many have argued that it isn’t a big enough upgrade to justify the higher prices and that’s probably true. But, Disney maintains that their rationale is still rooted in crowd management and not greed. I suspect, in all honesty, it’s a little bit of both.

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