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Lightning Strike at Discovery Cove sends several to Hospital

Update: All guests and employees have been released from care. Local news reports that 5 cast members and 3 guests were taken to the hospital after a lightning strike at SeaWorld Orlando’s Discovery Cove. Apparently the strike was near the … Continue reading

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Tropical Storm Emily – What you need to know about severe storms while in Orlando

With Tropical Storm Emily’s track shifting slightly west today, it appears that Walt Disney World and the eastern part of the Florida peninsula are likely to encounter high winds and possible severe storms starting Friday and lasting through Saturday. Technically, … Continue reading

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Patrick Warburton spoofs the Ride Safety Spiel

Patrick Warburton spoofs the ride safety spiel that is so common on every roller coaster or e-ticket attraction, including “Soarin’” which features a ride safety spiel from Warburton himself. Rollercoaster Safety with Patrick Warburton – watch more funny videos You’ll … Continue reading

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Disneyland Paris Big Thunder Accident Update

I have nothing but admiration and respect for Alain Littaye of the Disney and More blog. His reportage on the Paris Disneyland Big Thunder Mountain accident has been excellent. Since my initial report on the 25th, here are a few … Continue reading

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Disneyland Paris Accident – Big Thunder Mountain Faux Rock Fall Injures 5

Around 2:50 pm today, pieces of decorative faux rock at Disneyland Paris’ Big Thunder Mountain Railroad roller coaster attraction fell and struck guests riding the attraction. Five guests were hurt. Four were treated at the park, however one ‘serious’ head … Continue reading

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