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  1. Six Flags Enhances Monorail

    by , 03-31-2012 at 12:37 PM
    Anyone familiar with theme park history knows that Walt Disney changed themed entertainment forever when he debuted the Alweg-Disneyland monorail in 1959. Other theme parks around the world followed suit and added their own single-rail transportation to their parks. It would also become a staple of World's Fairs for years to come.

    If one rail (like the monorail) is good, isn't two rails twice as good?

    After years of research, planning, design, development and crashes, 6 ...
  2. An Open Letter to Imagineering

    by , 03-25-2012 at 05:30 PM
    Dear Imagineering,

    I had the opportunity to experience the soft opening of the Storybook Circus expansion of the New Fantasyland last week (March 21-23). I had a few thoughts as a Disney researcher, historian and enthusiast. My overall reaction is one of joy and excitement; it seems as if there has been a fundamental change in the Disney Company and I am glad to see Walt Disney World get the attention it has needed. Also, the anticipation of the completion of the entire project has ...
  3. Chef Mickey and the Evolution of Character Dining

    by , 03-18-2012 at 04:08 PM

    It is hard to imagine a Walt Disney World vacation without a character breakfast experience. Cinderella’s Royal Table and Chef Mickey’s still command long waiting lists and require travellers to fit their vacations around their dining choices, but it wasn’t always like that. In 1977, one of the first character dining experiences was a simple buffet at Cocino Cove at the Contemporary; guests could join Disney

    Updated 03-19-2012 at 04:47 AM by ImagiNERDing

  4. Bob-A-Round Boats

    by , 03-11-2012 at 06:51 PM

    Communicore Weekly. C’mon and get geeky with Bob-A-Round boats and five legged goats.

    Are you singing the theme song, yet?

    If you’ve watched any episode of Communicore Weekly, then you know that my co-host, Jeff Heimbuch and I are obsessed with the hidden and not-so-hidden details of Disney theme parks. I ran across a Walt Disney World flyer in 2008 that started an obsession ...

    Updated 03-13-2012 at 06:46 AM by ImagiNERDing

  5. Welcome to ImagiNERDing

    by , 03-10-2012 at 01:40 PM
    Embrace your inner Disney nerd! We'll soon be sharing geeky delights with you every Monday.

    See ya real soon,

    George Taylor
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