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Take the plunge on La Grande Sortie, new for 2019! Photo CC0 via PxHere.

New coaster will deposit guests outside of the park

Montréal's Six Flags park tries a daring new ride strategy. MONTRÉAL, QUEBEC -- La Ronde, Six Flags' one Canadian theme park, will open a new ride this season with a unique feature. It will deposit its riders outside of the park, forcing them to either pay to come back in or go home for the day. La Grande Sortie (in English, "The Big Sortie") is a simple ride. Riders seated four across, in a car with seven rows, exit the loading area directly onto ... Read more
Disney finally starts using both sides of the track. Photo by KaiBorgeest [CC BY-SA 4.0] via Wikimedia Commons.

Monorails added to underside of track, doubling rider capacity

Walt Disney World continues to experiment in guest transportation methods. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- As guest attendance numbers continue to climb at The Happiest Most Magical Place on Earth, Walt Disney World Resort officials struggle to manage the crowds. One solution, of course, is to raise prices and make the place way too expensive for the riff raff. While that program is underway and shows some success, there's still the issue of what to do with the people who still show up. Disney ... Read more
Uncle Walt's Insider Puzzle Time!

Puzzle Fun – Crossword puzzle!

It's Super Puzzle Fun Time again! UNCLE WALT'S INSIDER H.Q., SVALBARD -- Hey, we're not all about work, work, work here at Uncle Walt's Insider. Truth be told, we barely work at all, especially when Walt's not around. We thought we'd share in the play time by providing a new puzzle for you to enjoy. The more you read Uncle Walt's, the easier this will be! (And check out previous puzzles here and here if you missed them!) ACROSS 2 Recently had multi-state goodwill ... Read more
Epcot's Germany Pavilion (annexed territory not shown). Photo by Sam Howzit [CC BY 2.0] via Flickr.

World Showcase chaos: Germany Pavilion invades France Pavilion

 “Die Remy-Attraktion war schon immer ein Teil von Deutschland!”  WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- Details are still scarce, but apparently Cast Members from Epcot's Germany Pavilion invaded the France Pavilion today in a daring pre-dawn raid. Authorities suggest the raid was timed to coincide with the U.S. government's partial shutdown, which enabled the Cast Members to get past the American Adventure Pavilion. No casualties have been reported, as French Cast Members quickly surrendered. Onlookers report shouts of "Deutschland-Pavillon über alles" and "Die Remy-Attraktion ... Read more
New Carbonite Freezing Experience coming to Galaxy's Edge. Photo by swimfinfan [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Flickr.

Galaxy’s Edge to offer “Carbonite Freezing Experience”

"It isn't a pleasant experience." -Bob Chapek ANAHEIM, CA -- Disney Parks and Resorts and Spas announced today that the new Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge areas will feature a "Carbonite Freezing Experience." This will be an added-cost attraction that will allow the purchaser, or the guest of his choosing, to be frozen in carbonite, like Han Solo in The Empire Strikes Back. "We anticipate a lot of your nerdier Star Wars fans will want to try it out once, just to see what it's like," ... Read more