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    • "I Break Things"
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    Re: More exploitation of Walt?

    About the closest modern comparison I can think of would be Apple selling Macbook/Iphone/IPad covers with Steve Jobs on them... Walt's image is so closely tied to Disneyland that it was only a matter of time before this happened. I made that comment before Buena Vista even opened (actually hate being right about that one)... and here I sit just waiting for the Walt Bobble Head that is bound to happen at some point.
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    Re: More exploitation of Walt?

    Quote Originally Posted by Pizzapants View Post
    I still find it hard to believe that it was his wishes to not have his likeness on anything
    It wasn't his wish. See the map below--with the same floating-head image of Walt under the word "Disneyland" on the lower right that appears on that scary-looking hat:

    Also, his image was on many souvenir guidebooks.

    That said, I do agree with Wiggins that the current corporate use of the image is hypocritcal.

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    Re: More exploitation of Walt?

    I hope the shirt is still in stock. If so, I'll be buying one today.

    'Cause, you know, I like Walt.
    So full of Disney Magic, my eyes are blue.

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