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Fireworks and CM softball. Photo by X.

Cast Member softball: winners get free admission to WDW!

They also get free clothing and a role to play! WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- In last week's article about the Cast Member Softball Tournament now underway at the Walt Disney World Resort and Spa, we reported that Cast Members were playing as if their very jobs were on the line. Because they are. However, we failed to report about the reward awaiting the winning team members. And we have to admit, the first-place prize makes the risk of unemployment totally worthwhile: The winning ... Read more
Ticket pricing guide. Photo by numerologysign [CC BY 2.0] via Flickr.

WDW ticket prices to be based on horoscopes

Just one week after date-based ticket prices start, Disney changes the system again. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- It was only last month that the Walt Disney World Resort and Spa announced date-based pricing for its park admission. Shortly after that, the company responded to guest backlash by modifying the system, where admission was free but exiting the parks cost money. Now the system is changing again, to a variable-pricing system that a Disney spokesperson claims "takes all the guesswork out of it": ... Read more
A churro cart at Disney's California Adventure. Photo copyright 2018 Google / Street View.

Man using Street View billed for ‘virtual park admission’

Disney hails "virtual guests" as new revenue stream. PROVO, UT -- It's a fact of modern life that every one of us clicks to accept Terms of Service without reading or understanding what we are agreeing to. One Utah man found out the hard way that he should always read the fine print. The next best thing to being there? Edgar "Sonny" Larson of Provo, UT, recently had some time to kill, so he opened up Google Maps on his computer. As a Disney ... Read more