Uncle Walt's Insider
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DOS and DON’TS of Walt Disney World

Who knows more about what not to do than Uncle Walt's Insider?! Walt Disney World is big. Really big. You just won't believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it's a long way down the road to the chemist's, but ... Forgive us; we were channeling Douglas Adams there for a second. Plagiarism aside, it is true: Walt Disney World is big. So whether it's your first visit to Walt Disney World, or like us you've only ... Read more
A passenger jet on final approach over Bay Lake, as seen from the Contemporary Hotel. Photo by Mike Belobradic via YouTube, TheMightyQuill [CC BY 2.0] via Flickr, and maybe a couple of others. We lose track.

This is why Magical Express was canceled! Walt Disney World Airport opens in 2022

We're a little surprised no one staying at Fort Wilderness noticed the construction. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- Disney fans frustrated with the end of Disney's Magical Express may now have reason to chEAR -- Walt Disney World's new airport will open soon. Guests will now fly directly into Walt Disney World, without the need for the Magical Express! Uncle Walt's Insider first broke the story in 2019 that Walt Disney World was clearing land for an airport, incorporating the original STO/L runway ... Read more

True Tales of Stupid Guests: Episode 17

"True Tales: from the files of Stupid Guest Tricks" is an ongoing series, where we share believable stories of park guests' unbelievable stupidity. FROM STUPID GUEST TRICKS -- StupidGuestTricks.com was a website founded to provide Disney Cast Members and other theme park employees a place to vent about some of the idiots they've dealt with. Most Cast Members will tell you that 99% of the guests they deal with are wonderful, but there's always that 1% that lead to aggravation -- and ... Read more
(Two-finger) Point - Counterpoint

Point/Counterpoint with guest contributor Bob Chapek: Should Disney stop overcharging their guests?

(Two-finger) Point/Counterpoint is a recurring feature where we normally debate with ourselves about current theme park news -- but this time we have a special guest taking the Counterpoint: Disney CEO Bob "Bob" Chapek! TODAY'S TOPIC: "Nickel-and-diming" Disney guests SUBMITTED: Disney is going down the wrong path by charging guests for "extras" that used to be free. They should stop.  POINT - Marty: Walt Disney had a dream, a dream of a magical place were parents and children could play and laugh together. So he ... Read more
It has a Mickey on it! We'll pay!! Photo by Jrobertiko [CC BY-SA 3.0] via Wikimedia Commons

Chapek: pay toilets coming soon to Disney parks

Looks like we can unlock the stalls with our Magic Bands! BR'ER BANK, CA -- Disney Grand Pooh-bah Bob "Bob" Chapek has found a new way to gouge guests raise revenue and please shareholders. "Some of our executives thought we were running out of ways to bilk our... I mean, encourage spending in Disney parks," Chapek told Uncle Walt's Insider in an interview that we totally did not make up. "We've taken away free MagicBands, Fastpasses, luggage pickup and delivery, airline check-in and ... Read more