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On January 21, 2014, Theme Park Insider introduced a new Discussion Forum, at www.themeparkinsider.com/discussion. The previous discussion threads from our old forum will continue to be archived here, though all discussions listed below have closed. Please visit our new Forum for fresh discussions!

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OSHA investigator wined and dined by 'Blackfish' producers?
From TH Creative: Micechat has been doing a great job investigating the 'Blackfish' documentary. Now their readers have discovered the OSHA agent investigating SeaWorld has been living the sweet life with the film's producers.
Sea World Orlando
4 responses
Jan 21, 2014, 7:25 AM
What is Disney really gaining by Fastpass+?
From Anthony Murphy: Disney usually does things for a reason. What is the bottom line for Fastpass+
Walt Disney World
4 responses
Jan 20, 2014, 5:52 PM
Theme Park Line Queues
From Drew F: How do theme parks calculate the wait times that are displayed electronically?
4 responses
Jan 20, 2014, 3:13 PM
First Disneyland Visit Trip Report
From James Trexen: Divided into multiple parts for your viewing pleasure.
Disneyland
10 responses
Jan 19, 2014, 3:42 PM

Say goodbye to Fastpasses
From john Leslie: A sad day as Disney eliminates regular Fastpasses
Walt Disney World
2 responses
Jan 19, 2014, 7:46 AM
WDW in four days with three kids
From Sabrina Z: Going to WDW and have only 3 1/2 days to spend there, with two half days being spent at a work convention. Help!!! 3 kids, but we move fast!
Walt Disney World
1 response
Jan 19, 2014, 7:42 AM
Who can do it better for LOTR
From Tyler Harris: Disney or Universal?
17 responses
Jan 17, 2014, 5:24 PM
Idea Centeal..
From Tyler Harris: Are these ideas good or bad? Take this "survey".
22 responses
Jan 17, 2014, 11:10 AM
Frozen Ideas
From Andrew Dougherty: I rant for a bit about what I think of Frozen, but what I would really like to see is if someone can come up with a way to incorporate it into an attraction.
Walt Disney World
20 responses
Jan 16, 2014, 7:47 PM
Journey into Imagination
From Mike Rhodes: What is happening with Journey into Imagination?
Walt Disney World
5 responses
Jan 14, 2014, 8:38 AM
Is the Animal Kingdom night show a good idea?
From Tyler Harris: what do you think?
Walt Disney World
16 responses
Jan 13, 2014, 4:52 PM
Has Anyone Actually Seen 'Escape from Tomorrow'?
From Andy Milito: Post your thoughts if you have!
Walt Disney World
3 responses
Jan 12, 2014, 3:00 PM
New Theme Park for Orlando
From robert morris: Looks like the remainder of Universal's Land got bought
Universal Orlando
10 responses
Jan 10, 2014, 5:25 PM
In defense of SeaWorld
From OLDR Soul: "Righteous Objectors" may all be hypocrites!
Sea World Orlando
13 responses
Jan 9, 2014, 11:06 AM
Avatar: Environments vs. Story
From TH Creative: The concept art for Disney Animal Kingdom's Pandora presents an intriguing premise: What if a theme park attraction focuses on "environment" over "story?"
Walt Disney World
74 responses
Jan 7, 2014, 8:19 PM
Wonders of Life Re-Do Idea
From Andrew Dougherty: Maybe theme it to digital media. Something like movies or games.
Walt Disney World
7 responses
Jan 7, 2014, 7:01 PM
How accurate is Saving Mr. Banks?
From Daniel Etcheberry: Did Walt Disney travel to London to try to convince her? Did Travers cry at the premiere?
Disneyland
9 responses
Jan 6, 2014, 4:18 PM
1970’s Walt Disney World Magic Kingdom FL 8mm Family Film
From Chet Simmons: 8mm Disney family film my Grandpa took in the 1970’s
Walt Disney World
4 responses
Jan 6, 2014, 10:48 AM
How not to throw a party: Australian edition
From Robert Niles: A New Year's party at a new waterpark fell through, just hours before it was supposed to begin.
2 responses
Jan 4, 2014, 10:42 PM
Knott's Berry Farm Mine Train Tour
From cynthia henisey: Any advice on must see/do?
Knott's Berry Farm
1 response
Jan 4, 2014, 8:26 PM
Theme Park Ride Injuries
From Hugo Martin: A study of more than 2,000 accident reports finds nausea, fainting and dizziness were the most common ailment by riders. Older rides typically had more injuries than newer rides.
1 response
Jan 4, 2014, 10:22 AM
Some pics of SW History Sea World Aurora, OH 1977
From Chet Simmons: Video slideshow slice of Sea World history 35mm slide scans from Aurora, OH 1977.
Sea World Orlando
2 responses
Jan 3, 2014, 9:44 PM
If a retro Epcot pavilion was to be re-built...
From Andrew Dougherty: Would it be able to still survive with the new generations?
Walt Disney World
10 responses
Dec 31, 2013, 7:08 AM
What's for islands of adventure?
From Jaiden Cohen : Universal Florida is getting the spot light, but IOA is not.
Universal Orlando
17 responses
Dec 30, 2013, 7:10 AM
Disney World After Dark?
From Charles Arthur Strong: Which Disney World attractions are best experienced at night?
Walt Disney World
14 responses
Dec 29, 2013, 6:59 PM
Electronic wheel chair rental-availability @Thanksgiving
From j freuser: Hoping to rent an ECV at each of the parks, any trouble with supply? We are going on a busy holiday weekend, should we rent from a private company?
Walt Disney World
2 responses
Dec 29, 2013, 4:37 PM
It was Abuse, not Overuse
From Daniel Etcheberry: Disney email me the reason.
Walt Disney World
4 responses
Dec 29, 2013, 4:20 PM
Best place to watch College Football at Disney World?
From Angie Smith: Looking for a place to watch Alabama vs. Auburn Game at Disney.
Walt Disney World
12 responses
Dec 29, 2013, 3:46 PM
Dole Whip; Pineapple, Vanilla, or Orange?
From Daniel Etcheberry: Which one is the best?
Walt Disney World
11 responses
Dec 29, 2013, 3:42 PM
Beach Day - Sunday or Monday?
From J Hansen: Seeking advice
Universal Orlando
1 response
Dec 29, 2013, 3:35 PM

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