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We'd talked recently about Duffy the Disney Bear and several of us have noted that Duffy's not really new, but just a reboot of the "My First Disney Bear" plush. Well, you can see an example from 1995 at the end of our report about Little Princesses on Parade at Disney World's 'Perfectly Princess Tea Party'.
As Six Flags looks to begin yet another summer with yet another management team, I like to remind folks that we owned the story about Six Flags' previous owners' financial problems. We were the first publication to break the news that the old Premier Parks team that used to own the chain was facing a cash crunch: Six Flags Looks to Scale Back Expansion.
Later, I wrote Six Flags' New Owners Face a Capital Challenge. Two ownership groups later, the chain's still looking for a successful formula.
Here's another issue we were out in front of: Time for Maximum Size Restrictions?.
Finally, in the spirit of holiday humility, I leave you with my greatest fail: Robert's Jeopardy Adventure. (Though the piece does contain some darned fine advice should you ever find yourself in the presence of the great Alex Trebek.)
Tomorrow, we look back at some of our favorite videos from the past.Tweet
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