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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
Before and after the suit change. We're a bit worried that the lighter color will show, um, "leaks" more easily. Photo by Kjersti Holmang [CC BY-SA 4.0] via Wikipedia.

New suit spotted on Animatronic Joe Biden at the Hall of Presidents

Did he have a meeting with the Animatronic Pope? MAGIC KINGDOM, FL -- The tens of guests flocking to the Hall of Presidents to actually see the presidents, and not escape the heat like the thousands typically do, will notice a change this week! No, Animatronic President Trump has not re-positioned himself to the front again. The change is that Animatronic Joe Biden is sporting a brand new suit! Disney (the company) spokesperson Jun Disney (no relation, not Animatronic) filled us in on ... Read more
We'd watch one of these. Photos © Disney & by Hedgehog83 [CC BY 3.0] via Wikimedia Commons.

Animal Kingdom replaces kite show with more popular “Guy Doing Animal Hand Shadows”

It is a step up. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- The Walt Disney World Resort, Spa, and Money Printing Press is celebrating its 50th year of existence, along with its first year of really gouging guests for every shiny dime they have. Guests brave enough to pay all of Disney's new extra fees to actually get in the parks have expected dazzling new entertainment to go with the upcharges. Instead, the popular "Happily Ever After" projection and fireworks show at Magic Kingdom, which ... Read more
Little-Known Facts about Lightning Lanes

Top 10 little-known facts about Lightning Lanes!

Our little-known facts series continues (in spite of underwhelming demand)! Fastpass, Fastpass+, MaxPass, MaxiPass, and extra-absorbent MaxiPass are all no more (except, of course, at the Disney Yesterland Theme Park and Spa). They've been replaced by something called Genie+ and "Lightning Lanes." But do you know everything there is to know about Lightning Lanes? Of course you don't. They're brand new. But we at Uncle Walt's Insider know everything about them, or at least as much as we know about anything. So read on ... Read more
Returning soon to a Disney park near you! Photo by pbev pbev pbev pbev pbev (seriously) [CC BY-NC-ND 2.0] via Flickr.

Disney Parks bring back ride coupon books

Because everything old is new again... if it brings in $$. BR'ER BANK, CA -- In his quest to find a way to charge guests extra for dang near everything, Disney CEO Bob "Bob" Chapek announced today that Disney ride coupon books are returning. For the 98% of Disney fans alive today who have never seen one, a coupon book was an additional purchase above and beyond park admission. The booklet would contain various numbers of tickets with letters, and guests would need ... Read more