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    WDW Management completely bonkers? - Twinned with Swindon, UK.

    It's been announced that they intend to twin Disney world with Swindon.

    Anybody got any inkling as to WHY ?
    It's got have more to it than ...Magic roundabout ...Magic Kingdom !

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/e...re/8399996.stm
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    re: WDW Management completely bonkers? - Twinned with Swindon, UK.

    I went ahead and added a link to the article so others can read what Swindon is.


    Twinned definition:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sister_cities

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    Re: WDW Management completely bonkers? - Twinned with Swindon, UK.

    I don't see the purpose, really.

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    Re: WDW Management completely bonkers? - Twinned with Swindon, UK.

    If this was April 1, I wouldn't pay attention to this story at all.

    If anyone here knows their UK geography. Bristol (where I live) is an hour's drive away from SwindonCot (as it shall now be known).

    I find the whole thing hilarious. Swindon is a total dump. There's nothing there. No history, no culture to speak of. It's just another UK concrete jungle full of scary teenagers who will stab you as soon as look at you.

    I can't wait for Epcot's Swindon exibit. It's going to be totally stupid. Disney are gonna have to make up random stories to make Swindon appear interesting.

    Even the name, 'Swindon' sounds like another word for, 'unclean'.

    Well done Disney!
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    Re: WDW Management completely bonkers? - Twinned with Swindon, UK.

    A lot of British people visit WDW every year.

    Mystery solved.

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    Re: WDW Management completely bonkers? - Twinned with Swindon, UK.

    The mystery is not why they twinned with a british town... but why they picked the one they did !
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    Re: WDW Management completely bonkers? - Twinned with Swindon, UK.

    I have been to swindon before when I was living in England and I cant for the life of me think why they would do this?

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    Re: WDW Management completely bonkers? - Twinned with Swindon, UK.

    i spent most saturdays of my teenage years kicking around swindon, and it is indeed a hole of vile proportions. total craziness.

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    Re: WDW Management completely bonkers? - Twinned with Swindon, UK.

    I guess Swindon begged for attention more avidly than other places in England?

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    Re: WDW Management completely bonkers? - Twinned with Swindon, UK.

    I grew up in a small village on the outskirts of swindon and when I got emailed this story I was as confused and everyone else!!!! The only connection i could think of is the magic roundabout (i learned to drive on the damn thing, not for the faint hearted)

    I didn't even know WDW was looking for a twin town, maybe Swindon was the only applicant??

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    Re: WDW Management completely bonkers? - Twinned with Swindon, UK.

    Maybe they didn't actually visit any of the cities?
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    Re: WDW Management completely bonkers? - Twinned with Swindon, UK.

    Yes and maybe No...


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