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You can save lots of $$ if you don't go here! Photo [CC0] via Wikimedia.

Five sure-fire ways to save money at Disneyland

Following these tips will put money in your pocket, assuming it was already there. DISNEYLAND, CA -- The experts here at Uncle Walt's Insider are theme park veterans. [Ed.: Marty, while that word is accurate, please quit insisting that it means that Veteran's Day applies to you.] And we have taken all of our amazing experience and knowledge and smushed it together into one gooey mass, about the size of a volleyball. Then we stretched it back out, ironed it flat, hung it ... Read more
The scariest creatures at Halloween are also the Scarry-est! Photo by Sharp Productions via YouTube & BlessedWithGrace.net.

Dates announced for Knott’s Scarry Farm

The annual fright-fest featuring the creepy characters of Richard Scarry begins soon. BUENA PARK, CA -- Knott's Berry Farm has announced the dates for its annual Halloween transformation. From September 19 through November 2, the park will be transformed into Knott's Scarry Farm on selected nights, and will be haunted by the terrifying animal characters created by children's author Richard Scarry. "Most parks go for the whole ghouls and goblins thing at Halloween," says Knott's (the theme park) spokesperson Jun Knott (no relation ... Read more
Artist's rendition of the new entrance to Disneyland. By Chris Hagerman [CC BY 2.0 ] via Wikimedia.

Six Flags in talks to buy Disneyland

Walt's original park may soon be Six Flags: Magicland. GRAND PRAIRIE, TX -- Officials with Six Flags confirmed today that they are in "serious negotiations" with Disney Parks and Resorts. Their goal? To purchase Disneyland. THE Disneyland. "Obviously it's a prize we've had our eye on for a long time," Six Flags CEO Jim "James" Reid-Anderson tells Uncle Walt's Insider. "We don't expect to get use of the Disney name, so the park will have to be called 'Magicland' or something like that. ... Read more
Princess Klinger. Photo courtesy CBS Television [Public domain] via Wikimedia.

New attraction coming based on Disney Princess Corporal Klinger

One of the most beloved Disney princesses is finally getting his own attraction! Wait, "his"? BURBANK, CA -- It's no secret that Disney has a big secret. And they are going to secretly announce their secret at the super-secret D23 Expo (that you probably haven't heard of unless of course you're a loyal reader of Uncle Walt's Insider). But we know the secret! The big announcement for this year's super-private event is: one of the most beloved Disney princesses is finally getting his ... Read more
Tastes just like mouse to us! Video still from BEST TV ADS COMPILATIONS via YouTube, modified.

Disneyland stops serving mouse meat

They finally found a suitable substitute. DISNEYLAND, CA -- It's well-known to those with the proper sources that Disneyland uses mouse meat in their restaurants. They've just been quiet about it for years, not wanting to upset younger fans of Mickey & Minnie. Now a Disney insider tells Uncle Walt's, um, Insider that the mouse meat is going away. "Tastes just like mouse" "Disney is trying to stay ahead of the animal activists," says our anonymous source, a food service worker at Disneyland, "even though ... Read more