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Guests tiptoeing through the tulips, as part of really long Stand-By queues. Photo by Uncle Walt, used without permission.

Excessive stand-by lines force guests into the foliage

Pictured above: guests in the foliage. DISNEY'S HOLLYWOOD STUDIOS, FL -- During a recent visit to the Walt Disney World Resort and Spa and Savings Vacuum, our own Uncle Walt experienced incredibly long attraction Stand-By queues -- so long that the lines stretched off the paths and into the landscaping! Because of the recent cash-grab scam [Ed.: Well, one of them] perpetrated by Bob "Bob" Chapek, Lightning Lane, guests at the Disney Parks, Resorts, Spa & Labor Camp have encountered even longer ... Read more

19 little-known facts about Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser

Our little-known facts series continues, in spite of underwhelming demand! It's a hotel! It's a spaceship! It's a hotel! No, it's a spaceship! Settle down, there's no need to argue. It's a hotel and a (pretend) spaceship! And whatever you think of Walt Disney World's new Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser, we can all agree on one thing: it's ing expensive. But do you know everything there is to know about this "space cruise" experience? We at Uncle Walt's Insider do, of course! So read on ... Read more
The five second rule does NOT apply to churros! Photo composite by Marty, as is the "comment below" question.

Man throws away entire churro at Animal Kingdom; riot breaks out

Rest in peace, poor churro, we hardly knew ye. HARAMBE, FL -- A riot broke out in the Africa section of Disney's Animal Kingdom after a man was spotted throwing away an entire churro. Our very own Uncle Walt witnessed this atrocity first hand. "I was taking note of a bit of paint chipped off the top of one of the buildings so I could file a complaint with Guest Relations about the state of the park," Uncle Walt told himself so ... Read more
Next: a "Poutine on the Ritz" meme. Photo by Camelia.boban [CC BY-SA 4.0] via Wikimedia.

Canada Pavilion stops sales of poutine to protest Ukraine invasion

A dish named for its inventor, Vladimir Poutine. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- Epcot Centre's Canada Pavilion has been in the news several times recently (here, here & here), and not always for positive reasons. Today, however, in a move certain to impact Russia almost as much as the banning of its cats from international competition, the Pavilion is taking action to protest the invasion of Ukraine. They're banning sales of poutine. Poutine is a staple Canadian dish with made with french fries, gravy, and ... Read more
Coming soon - the new Ukraine Pavilion at Epcot Center! Photo [CC0] via Wikimedia.

Ukraine Pavilion coming to EPCOT

They probably shouldn't build it next to the Russia Pavilion. WORLD SHOWCASE LAGOON, FL -- Bob "Bob" Chapek has announced that he intends to bring a new country to EPCOT: Ukraine! Chapek probably said this in a phone call with our own Uncle Walt. "As I was counting money with the news playing in the background, I suddenly had this great and innovative idea come to mind. I phoned up the boys in Glendale, and after a quick discussion we have decided ... Read more