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Point/Counterpoint with guest contributor Bob Chapek: Should Disney stop overcharging their guests?

(Two-finger) Point/Counterpoint is a recurring feature where we normally debate with ourselves about current theme park news -- but this time we have a special guest taking the Counterpoint: Disney CEO Bob "Bob" Chapek! TODAY'S TOPIC: "Nickel-and-diming" Disney guests SUBMITTED: Disney is going down the wrong path by charging guests for "extras" that used to be free. They should stop.  POINT - Marty: Walt Disney had a dream, a dream of a magical place were parents and children could play and laugh together. So he ... Read more
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
另一家大公司向中國政府傾斜!Photo by Daderot [CC0] via Wikimedia.

Disney+ raises price to $49.99/month to celebrate Disney+ Day

You might want to check your credit card for unexpected charges if you do one of those "blue carpet" events. BURBANK, CA -- Disney+ Day has arrived! To celebrate the streaming service's second anniversary, Disney is rolling out the "blue carpet" for its guests, with special experiences in the parks, deals on shopDisney.com, and, oh yeah, increasing the price for a monthly Disney+ subscription to $49.99. Disney (the company) spokesperson Jun Disney (no relation) talked with Uncle Walt's Insider about the new ... Read more
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Step-planDisney: Will Walt Disney World ever pass on savings from all of the cutbacks to their guests?

The Uncle Walt's Insider step-planDisney (Step)Moms answer your real questions with their own totally reliable advice. [Lawyer-mandated disclaimer: do NOT rely on this advice. Our panel of experts may or may not be actual stepmoms, but they are definitely evil.] "Dear step-planDisney (Step)Moms: I'm planning a trip to Walt Disney World, and I'm amazed at the number of free services for resort guests that Disney has discontinued or started charging for, like resort parking, MagicBands, Fastpasses, luggage pickup and delivery, airline check-in ... Read more