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Something is devouring the Sorcerer’s Hat

Like nearly everyone in town, I took a trip to Disney’s Hollywood Studios this weekend to see how much of the infamous Sorcerer’s Hat has been devoured. Turns out, they’re just getting started. While we’re waiting for Hollywood Blvd’s classic vista to be restored, we… Read More »Something is devouring the Sorcerer’s Hat

Sorcerer Hat, gone. Now 5 more things Disney should remove from Walt Disney World.

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Now that walls are going up around the Sorcerer’s Hat and the 14 year obstruction will finally be removed from the classic facade of The Chinese Theater, it’s time to look at at few other monstrosity’s that would help clean up some mistakes made by previous administration at Team Disney Orlando.

Here’s my list of five things that Disney should delete from Walt Disney World. I promise there are no sacred cows either:

1. Casey Jr. Splash n’ Soak Station

There are a lot of elements of Magic Kingdom’s New Fantasyland that I find questionable, but the water play area called “Casey Jr. Splash n’ Soak Station” is the worst. Not only is it a safety hazard, but the design was so bad that kid’s are kept away from the main play feature of the train engine by a fence. Derail this train and instead install a performance area with amphitheater seating and a stage for bands and comedy acts. Oh yeah, add some shade too.

2. Walk Around The World bricks

Over 20,000 bricks were sold as part of the “Walk Around The World” promotion that started in 1994 and ended in 2000. Bricks were only promised to be maintained for 10 years and we’re now five years past that date. Most of the pathways are now showing their age. A lot of bricks have been removed leaving an ugly patch work of new and worn bricks around the Magic Kingdom and TTC area. It’s time to pack the bricks away and put in some beautiful new pathways. Read More »Sorcerer Hat, gone. Now 5 more things Disney should remove from Walt Disney World.

Instapic: The Infamous Hat Icon

from Instagram Has ever a park icon been so universally loathed (pun intended) as the big blue Mickey’s Sorcerer’s Hat at Disney’s Hollywood Studios? Still, it has grown to possess a certain presence just by pure persistence. I couldn’t help but snap a few photos… Read More »Instapic: The Infamous Hat Icon