It’s almost Halloween, which has my thoughts turning toward things that scared the snot out of me as a young kid. It took me years to work up the courage to go on one particular Disney attraction and there is at least one attraction where… Read More »6 Disney rides that scare the snot out of little kids
The British Teenager who was hospitalized in critical condition after collapsing after riding the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror at the Disney/MGM Studios in Walt Disney World has returned home. Unfortunately the news is not really that good. She is still in critical condition, but the family wanted to return to the U.K. where she… Read More »Brit Teen hospitalized after Tower of Terror ride returns home
The Orlando Sentinel has updated their article with a few more details. Of course, the news isn’t any better. Disney states they are taking care of the girl’s immediate family, making flight arrangements, etc. They also claim that all procedures were followed by the cast members on the scene. One other bit of news is… Read More »Girl dies at Typhoon Lagoon, Update
Do: Take your kids to DisneyLand, regardless of their age. I never imagined getting so much enjoyment over their excitement.Don’t: Have kids outnumber the adults. One adult per child. You’ll save yourself from the, "hey where’s small child number 6" moment of terror. Also, most rides require an adult with the child lower than your… Read More »Disneyland Do’s and Don’ts’
There are reports that Disney Cast Members are now searching monorails for abandoned packages. It’s nice to know they’re doing this on the monorails and, I hope, the trains/buses/boats that also transport guests around the Walt Disney World property. A few years ago I was riding the train at Disneyland and boarded an empty car… Read More »Searching for Bombs at Walt Disney World
Dear Disneyland, There’s been a lot of celebrating going on. But I’m afraid the real real reason for the happiness has been lost amid the corporate boardroom battles, budget issues, marketing gobbledygook, and the need to appease the behemoth your legacy has become. But don’t worry, we fans remember you. We know that it’s your… Read More »Happy Birthday Disneyland!!!
I am hearing various rumors about the incident at Walt Disney World’s MGM/Disney Studios yesterday, none of which point to this being a problem with the attraction, but I won’t post any of them here as I don’t have confirmation on any of them. The Orlando Sentinel has posted a follow up story, however, with… Read More »More Details on Tower of Terror Incident
The Orlando Sentinal is reporting that Disney World’s Twilight Zone Tower of Terror attraction today closed for inspection after a British Teen fell ill while riding. Tower of Terror is another high thrill attraction that can produce high g’s for the rider. Although these are vertical g’s which are different from the lateral kind experienced… Read More »MGM Studios: Tower of Terror closed