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The new ground cover at Universal Parks. Photo [CC0] via Pixabay.

Universal announces new “Smoke ’em if you got ’em!” policy

They're hoping smokers will abandon Disney parks, where smoking will soon be banned. UNIVERSAL CITY, CA -- Universal is always looking for ways to set themselves apart from Disney. Even so, the company's response to Disney's new smoking ban is surprising, as officials from NBCUniversal have announced a shocking new policy effective May 1st at all of their theme parks. The so-called "Smoke em if you got em!" policy will allow guests and employees to "light up" whenever, and wherever, they would ... Read more
A non-Disney-friendly, and therefore worthless, stroller. Photo courtesy eBay.

EBay flooded with listings for oversized strollers, wagons for cheap

Disney Parks' new stroller policy has guests desperate to recoup their investment. EbAY H.Q., WHEREVER THAT IS [Note: have the intern look this up.] [Ed.: For the thousandth time, Marty, we do not have an intern. And it's your week to empty the trash.] -- As of next month, large strollers are no longer allowed in Disney Parks and Resorts and Spas. And suddenly some families find themselves with large strollers costing hundreds of dollars -- and pull-wagons of any size -- that ... Read more
Test Track, with new speed measuring signs. Photo courtesy Disney Tourist Blog, modified & used by permission.

Orange County Sheriff increasing in-park traffic enforcement

March statistics show an increase in citations for speeding, impeding traffic, and unsafe turns. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- The Orange County (Florida) Sheriff's Department is putting out the word: a traffic violation is a traffic violation, even in a Disney park. Break the law, and you will be ticketed, often before you even reach the gift shop. "It's true, we've been cracking down," says Sheriff's Department spokesperson Jun Sheriff (no relation). "Test Track in Epcot has always been a haven for speeders ... Read more