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Friday, December 31, 2010

Menu for bar in Mexico (in spot of Food&Wine booth)




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Soarin FP sold out before 11




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Thursday, December 23, 2010

Yet more new Pooh queue

An empty spot in the Pooh queue right before the honey wall has gotten its game: the "baby toy" type of track with permanently attached toy. You just bring your bee with you through holes and loops. Kids stay entertained, and adults get a reprieve. Win!




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Wednesday, December 08, 2010

The Kindle edition of my new book (WDW Hidden History) is now available - $8.50

The paperless version of the newest book is now available. As Amazon points out, you can use the Kindle software on your smartphone instead of buying a Kindle device, if so inclined.

Read books on your computer or other mobile devices
Get Kindle for iPhone
Also works on iPod Touch

WDW and DL offering dining coupons in the park!

For the first time I can think of, you can bring a printed coupon to a Disney park restaurant and get 30% off for dining during the holidays. It's only good during the "off" hours - clearly a way to spread out demand, and perhaps encourage sales that might otherwise not get made. It might also be an indication that the restaurants aren't making as much money as they want to (are supposed to? used to?)

See the official DisneyParks blog for the coupon:

http://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2010/12/download-voucher-dine-during-off-hours-save-30-percent/?CMP=SOC-DPFY11Q1TwitterDisneyParks08-12-10@0026

Sunday, December 05, 2010

Disney Store trip report

The Disney Store at Westfied Mall (Tampa) may lack the immersive theming of stores two decades age, but it's got a lot of theming and characters near the ceiling. It's my first trip to a Disney Store in maybe five years. I was impressed with the prices (way cheaper than the parks) and with the product mixture (it used to be clothes-heavy and now features a lot (mostly?) of toys.










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