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Tokyo DisneySea Celebrates 11 Years of Theme Park Excellence

September 08, 2012 at 11:14 pm | 8 Comments

Alain Littaye is infamous for collecting gorgeous images from Disney theme parks in Europe and Asia. In honor of Tokyo DisneySea’s 11th anniversary, he presents this collection of signs and posters from this first class…

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The Disney Goodnight Kiss, or How You Say Goodbye to Mickey

September 08, 2012 at 11:12 pm | 5 Comments

That last moment in a Disney park can be bittersweet. Sometimes it might be a few weeks or a few years until your next visit. How do you say goodbye to Mickey? Every night the…

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More of Vancouver’s Pacific National Exhibition

September 08, 2012 at 11:10 pm | 4 Comments

Last week, BC_DisneyGeek took us on a little trip to Vancouver’s Pacific National Exhibition. This is a Canadian version of a state fair in the U.S. Here’s part two of a day at the PNE.…

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Blu-Ray Review: Hocus Pocus

September 08, 2012 at 12:02 am | 10 Comments

There are a lot of films, Disney and otherwise, that I remember watching fondly as a kid. Most of the time, when revisiting them, I can recall how much I enjoyed them and carry out…

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Six Flags Great Adventure Merger Forms World’s Largest Theme Park

September 07, 2012 at 11:31 pm | 10 Comments

Since we published the first part of our photo essay on Six Flags Great Adventure, park management has announced a very bold move. They will merge the Six Flags Great Adventure park with the Wild…

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Magic Kingdom construction and Epcot Food & Wine preparation

September 07, 2012 at 1:05 am | 13 Comments

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! Today, we will have some news on Magic Kingdom construction in New Fantasyland and a look at Epcot‘s Food and Wine Festival preparation. Let’s get started! Welcome to…

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Disneyland under refurbishment as Halloween Time nears

September 06, 2012 at 10:45 pm | 47 Comments

Disneyland is your land, if you are into rides under refurbishment that is.  No, not really, but there are a number of refurbishments happening at once inside the berm.  The park is still enjoyable though,…

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The Neverland Pool at the Disneyland Hotel

September 06, 2012 at 10:26 pm | No Comments

Werner Weiss looks at the Neverland Pool that was at the Disneyland Resort. Themed with Peter Pan in mind, did the pool fly away to the second star on the right because it didn’t match…

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Preview of Enchanted Tales with Belle at Walt Disney World

September 05, 2012 at 10:16 pm | 30 Comments

Hello, and welcome to a special edition of This week, I go to go behind the construction walls at the Magic Kingdom and the to experience the attraction!  We also take some photos of the…

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The Samland Grabbag of Disneyland Stories

September 05, 2012 at 10:02 pm | 12 Comments

One of the great things about Disneyland is pulling back the various layers of history concentrated in such a small site. Disney historian Jeff Kurtti noted that if you are able to frequently visit the…

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Resort Review: Disney’s Art of Animation

September 05, 2012 at 10:00 pm | 19 Comments

Even though it only opened in late May of this year, Disney’s Art of Animation resort is fast becoming one of the most popular resorts on property, and with good reason! Excellent theming, rooms that…

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Disney News Round Up: Belles Tales and Magical Spells

September 05, 2012 at 12:20 am | 2 Comments

Aladdin is about to celebrate its 10,000th performance this weekend at the Disneyland Resort, while Fantasmic glows with the show.  Disney Theme Park news and discussion is what the MiceChat round up has in store…

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Behind the Scenes at WED with Imagineer Rolonda

September 05, 2012 at 12:06 am | 3 Comments

Before we get into the interview today, I just wanted to say thank you to all of the wonderful folks here at MiceChat. This column marks the one year anniversary of my writing for MiceChat,…

Communicore Weekly – King Arthur Carrousel, Walt Disney’s Railroad Story, Big Thunder Mountain, Splash Mountain

September 04, 2012 at 2:31 pm | No Comments

All the  Disney and all the fun you want and need is back on Communicore Weekly! This week, Jeff and George talk about King Arthur Carrousel, Walt Disney’s Railroad Story, Big Thunder Mountain, and Splash…

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Cars Land Rumored for DisneyWorld?

September 04, 2012 at 5:08 am | 40 Comments

There have been whispers for some time now that Disney’s Hollywood Studios (DHS) at Disney World would get its own Cars Land, and rumors erupted anew last week. There was a different intensity this time,…

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Sea World Orlando Building Antarctica

September 03, 2012 at 10:01 pm | 16 Comments

Construction has progressed a great deal since out last look at the next mega-attraction for Sea World Orlando, Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin.  This trackless attraction will have guests “Floating” through frozen scenes and ending…

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Fantasmic! glows with the show as construction continues at Disneyland

September 03, 2012 at 4:07 am | 31 Comments

The Rivers of America lit up with a colorful glow last week as Disneyland premiered the new “Glow with the Show” addition to the popular Fantasmic! nighttime spectacular. Fantasmic’s “Glow with the Show” premiere was…

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Universal Studios Hollywood Hypes Up The Horror With Alice Cooper

September 03, 2012 at 1:29 am | 4 Comments

Things are getting scary at Universal Studios Hollywood as the park ramps up for their annual Halloween Horror Nights events.  We have new concept art to share with you from the upcoming maze, Alice Cooper…

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A Visit to 1971 Walt Disney World

September 03, 2012 at 1:27 am | 10 Comments

Visiting Walt Disney World today is a vastly different vacation than it was in 1971. Back then, there was one theme park, a few hotels, some recreation and lots of plans on the boards. Let’s…

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A Six Flags Great Adventure

September 01, 2012 at 10:30 pm | 9 Comments

Monorail Man, Capt Phoebus and Sir Clinksalot recently embarked on an epic coaster trip to the east coast. On their 8-day trip they visited Six Flags Great Adventure, Hersheypark, Knoebels, Dorney Park, Six Flags America,…