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The entrance to Disney formerly-California Adventure. Photo by Neon Tommy [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Wikimedia.

With theme parks fleeing the state, Disney California Adventure remains undecided

"Who would want a 'California' park in a non-California state?" ANAHEIM, CA -- Once sister theme park Disneyland decided to leave California (quickly followed by Knott's Berry Farm and SeaWorld), Disney's California Adventure theme park was left in a quandary. "Sure, we'd like to leave," Disney (the company) spokesperson Jun Disney (no relation) tells Uncle Walt's Insider, "especially since Disneyland took the parking garages with them. But we're a California-themed park. Everything about us screams 'California.' "Take a look at the theming: from ... Read more
This proves that SeaWorld is now in Texas. Photo by Tristanb [CC BY-SA-3.0] via Wikimedia.

BREAKING: SeaWorld relocates to San Antonio

Shamu is in Texas! Who knew? SAN ANTONIO, TX -- Uncle Walt's Insider has some breaking news that you will ONLY find here! Sometime during the Covid-19 shutdown, SeaWorld San Diego packed up and moved the entire operation to San Antonio, TX! The park is the latest to flee California for more normal states, after Disneyland and Knott's Berry Farm announced moves earlier this week. Our very own Uncle Walt discovered this move while visiting San Antonio. Not a copy, but close "It's not ... Read more
The "Barners Statue" at Knotts Berry Farm.

Knotts Berry Farm joins Disneyland in fleeing California

The #2 fruit-themed park (behind San Francisco) is joining Dollywood in Tennessee. BUENA PARK, CA -- After Disneyland announced their move to Texas on Monday, another popular Southern California theme park is abandoning the state for greener pastures. Knotts Berry Farm will soon leave California and join Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Knotts (the company) spokesperson Jon Knotts (no relation) shared, "It's a sad day for the Knotts family, as we must announce we are leaving California. The high taxes and high ... 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.

BREAKING: Disneyland is abandoning California, moving to Texas

The moving vans are scheduled for Wednesday. ANAHEIM, CA -- Saying they've "finally had enough" and the state is "just nuts," Disneyland officials have announced that the park is leaving California. The park joins hundreds of thousands of California residents fleeing the state each year. Various reasons have been given for the mass exodus, but most common are the high cost of living, the overreaching liberal government, or that the state is "just nuts." Former Cast Members already there Disney (the company) spokesperson Jun Disney ... Read more
Disney Takes Manhattan. Photo [CC0] courtesy MaxPixel & FreeSVG.

Disney buys island of Manhattan

Hey, look what they were able to do with swampland in Florida! NEW YORK, NY -- The Island of Manhattan used to be the crown jewel of New York City. The streets were filled with cars and people rushing from place to place. It was a huge hub of the world economy -- and had some of the highest real estate rates in the world.  However, once the Coronavirus found its way out of China, economies collapsed. Businesses were forced to shut their doors, ... Read more