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What I learned from the Magic Kingdom

Walt Disney World: The Magic Kingdom has taught you many facts, both important and useless. What are some of the facts you learned?

From Anthony Murphy
Posted March 18, 2010 at 2:50 PM
So with all this Theme Park Madness, I got a fun idea from IMDB boards

Its called "What did I learn.." and this one will be on Magic Kingdom. I want people to come up with creative facts they never knew unless something at the Magic Kingdom told us:

Examples:

I learned that the backside of water looks like the front.

Pirates like Redheads

Natives never attack from the left, except this time!

Dead Men Tell No Tales


Be as funny and creative as you can!


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From James Rao
Posted March 18, 2010 at 3:20 PM
I learned that Casey's hot dogs are better with 100% beef.

I learned there's more to a theme park than steel.

I learned that rides are better indoors.

I learned that walking down the middle of Main Street, USA, is best done with a Dole Float in your hands.

From Amanda Jenkins
Posted March 18, 2010 at 5:22 PM
I learned that you are more than willing to pay a lot of money for a bottle of water in 99 degree temperatures and not complain one bit until you get home.

No matter how many plush Mickey's you have at home, there is always one more that needs to be purchased.

It doesn't matter your age, when a costumed character walks up to you, you believe they are real and get excited.

Sidewalks feel wonderful to sit on for watching a parade.

Strollers hurt.

Peter Pan is a lot more popular than first thought.

The Headless Horseman is real.

Fireworks and a castle make night even more beautiful.

There is a whole lot of water in a briar patch.

From Tony Duda
Posted March 18, 2010 at 8:06 PM
A ride that spins you slowly around is better at 50 feet high than ground level.

Walking through an almost empty park at closing time is quite enjoyable.

I'll never take good coffee for granted again.

Litter free streets and sidewalks are nice to walk on.

From Anthony Murphy
Posted March 18, 2010 at 8:13 PM
There is "his way" on the Haunted Mansion really requires you to remain there.

You can get out of a room without any windows or doors

Taking pictures of Elephants is ok because they are wearing their trunks

Thunder Mountain might actually be the wildest ride in the wilderness.

From Rob P
Posted March 19, 2010 at 1:52 AM
To give a little whistle when you get in trouble or don't know right from wrong.

That eating dole whips just before going on Space Mountain isn't clever or funny

That Tom Sawyer wasn't tough enough for Pirates

That seagulls like to steal your fries

That animatronics rarely talk back to kids no matter how loud they ask them to.

From Mark Migliaccio
Posted March 19, 2010 at 10:55 AM
Always follow the flag.

From Andrew Holden
Posted March 19, 2010 at 12:26 PM
That when you're at the Magic Kingdom, cockroaches aren't the only thing that can survive a nuclear attack.

Blazing hot slabs of soft playground flooring is FUN!

It really is a small world after all.

Flying carpets are faster than flying elephants.

Stitch can climb the castle.

Never let Donald and Goofy re-do your house.

Never give a dog the keys!

From Don Neal
Posted March 19, 2010 at 1:07 PM
True of most any ride but...right when you think you are nearing the end of the queue, assume there is one more room to go through because...well, most likely there is. :)

From Brian Bauer
Posted March 19, 2010 at 2:21 PM
In a fight between a bear and a toad. The bear will win.

From luis gonzalez
Posted March 19, 2010 at 2:29 PM
i learned....

Disney soft serve ice cream has an addictive chemical in it

The dolls in "Its a Small World" are alive at night

The "Tommorowland Transit Authority" is the best ride ever

93% of Mickey Mouse costume characters are nude under the costume

The utilidors lead to the earths chocolate center

The average person is able to eat 66% more food while at the Magic Kingdom

Word?

From Adam Nodjomian
Posted March 19, 2010 at 2:27 PM
"There's a Great Big Beautiful Tommorrow Shining at the End of Everyday"

Evidently, princesses are more important than cartoons

Everybody does have a laughing place

You should always watch out for hitchiking ghosts

A land of tomorrow doesn't have to show what were going to see tomorrow, just what we want to see

Using popular movie characters in theme park attractions doesn't always work

A mouse can start a pretty great thing.
("...it all started with a mouse." - Walt Disney)

From Robert Niles
Posted March 19, 2010 at 5:35 PM
When confronted with a choice between left and right, always choose the left.

There's nothing you can do with items that are hard-frozen, save wait for them to thaw.

Keep up with the party in front of you.

Keep your hands and arms to yourself, and inside the vehicle at all times.

Get up and get started early.

From James Leonard
Posted March 22, 2010 at 9:10 AM
That Tinkerbell doesn't need wings or pixie dust to fly, just a good, strong cable.

If you don't use the word "supercalifragilisticexpialidocious" carefully, it could change your life!

That the "ghost host" is kind enough to lower the safety bar for you.

That.. You can fly! You can fly! You can fly!

From Ben James
Posted March 22, 2010 at 9:40 AM
That Pirate ships hang from a pole in the sky.

That no matter how long the wait is for food, a parent will invariably ask for something that is not served at that location.

That I can travel from Agrabah to Colonial America in about 5 minutes.

That You can visit space without astronaut training.

From TH Creative
Posted March 22, 2010 at 11:11 AM
You can waste a hippo with a 38 caliber handgun.

From Dan Babbitt
Posted March 24, 2010 at 4:04 PM
Hmm the things I learned:

Weasels are Florida State University fans.

Main Street USA is a hill that goes up to Cinderella Castle.

Buzz Lightyear hates the letter "Z".

Know the meaning of the white stripe on the Liberty Square roads.

Found out that there is only 1 real American flag on Main Street USA.

From James Koehl
Posted March 24, 2010 at 7:04 PM
That the meanest, tallest people in the park are the ones who were sitting in front of you before the parade starts, then stand up in front of you(even though there is nobody in front of them) when it passes.

From Mark Fairleigh
Posted March 28, 2010 at 8:45 PM
That a starry, moonlit ride on Big Thunder Mountain is as magical as anything.

The eager anticipation and build up to seeing the Headless Horseman ride through is as fun as seeing him.

From Terri Pierce
Posted January 4, 2011 at 10:24 PM
I learned that-

Eating with a sting ray is never pleasant and kind of confusing.

The castle has the cheapest room available on theme park grounds- NO LIES HERE.

As magical as it may seem to stay in the castle- there is absolutely NO view once inside.

Always go towards the red light while in a Haunted Mansion.

Space Mountain is a very hard ride to ride while in a Minnie Mouse Costume.-- but VERY fun.

Snuggies make great Fantasia Mickey outfits.;)

A splash down a mountain in the dark is much funner when a kid in the front seat as a light up light saber.... Hehehehe.

There is a really "hoppin" party going on after dark on Thunder Mountain.

Whip lash is eminent if you don't brace yourself before arrival.

Snow White had a little too much "PLASTIC" surgery.

3D shows are best when you're not in the front row.

People like Peter Pan a whole lot more than once thought.

Minnie and Mickey must have really bad back cramps after sitting in their furniture all day.-- Nor dot hey update their decor very often.

Back allies are not always bad when the Madd Hatter is a along for the journey.

Midnight is a very special time to be in MK.


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