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Little-known facts about Imagineers!

Top 12 little-known facts about Imagineers!

Our "little-known facts" series continues! Imagineers are some of Nature's most misunderstood creatures. Fortunately, we here at Uncle Walt's Insider are here to create clear up the confusion surrounding these cute little guys! So settle in for some incredible, newly-written-discovered trivia about Disney's Imagineers! The name "Imagineer" is a combination of two words "Imagi" and "Neer." Walt Disney was the original Imagineer, and played himself on TV Tom Hanks wasn't available. The job interview for an Imagineer consists of imagining stuff And describing what they imagine to the interviewer, ... Read more
Little-known facts about Disneyland Paris!

Top 10 little-known facts about Disneyland Paris!

What better way to kick off a new series than with Walt's original park: Disneyland Paris! We're starting a new article series here at Uncle Walt's Insider, where we make up unearth some extraordinary facts about theme parks around the world and other park-related topics. Even the most diehard fans may not have heard the info we have! Since this is a new series, it just makes sense to start off with some incredible, newly-written-discovered trivia about Walt Disney's original theme park. So ... Read more
Maybe they'll also make Sleeping Beauty Castle look like Cinderella Castle with a Texas flag; or, the media guy was too lazy to create a new image and just reused one from a 2017 article. Photo by depositphotos.com.

Disneyland Texas drops mask requirement

God bless Texas. DISNEYLAND TEXAS, TX -- The State of Texas continues to lead the push to return to normal following the Covid-19 pandemic, with Disneyland Texas formally dropping its mask requirements for guests. The change will be in effect immediately. The park is the first of Disney's 37 parks worldwide to lift the rule. Disney (the company) spokesperson Jun Disney (no relation) confirmed the change. We really need to rename "common" sense "Cast Members will still be required to mask, including the it's a ... Read more
Temporary signage for Club 8¼. Photo by HarshLight [CC BY 2.0] via Flickr.

Reminder: Disneyland is at 25% capacity, so Club 33 is temporarily Club 8¼

We were promised there wouldn't be math in this job. ANAHEIM, CA -- While the Disneyland Resort and Viral Spa has reopened to the public (and, surprisingly, not in Texas), it is only allowing up to 25% of its normal capacity through the gates. Therefore: Club 33 is now Club 8¼. Hopeful soon it can be Club 11 or Club 16½. . You're only allowed to have ¼ of the fun of a normal visit. Seriously, Gavin? No screaming on rides? . Mickey balloons ... Read more
UWI (Step)Moms Panel

(Step)Moms Panel: Surprises from the reopened Disneyland

The Uncle Walt's Insider (Step) Moms Panel answers your real questions with their own totally reliable advice. [Lawyer-mandated disclaimer: do NOT rely on this advice. Our panel of experts may or may not be actual stepmoms, but they are definitely evil.] "Dear (Step)Moms: What has surprised you most about Disneyland since it has reopened? (I assume you've already been there several times.)" - Deena Wilson, Bend OR Marty: Disneyland has reopened? Yeah, right. I've been fooled before. You're not getting me with that line ... Read more