Golden Oak

Golden Oak: Your chance to live in Walt Disney World

I know most of us would be perfectly pleased to get a chance to live in Walt Disney World, but they have only ever given us the chance to visit for a few days or maybe a little longer if we are lucky. But now we all have our chance to actually live on Disney property. There are just some barriers to entry, no big deal. Let’s look at the new Golden Oak community. Some History on the Name One

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Worst Attraction in WDW

The Worst Attraction in Walt Disney World!

Without much thought, the obvious choice for the worst attraction in Walt Disney World is The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror in Disney’s Hollywood Studios. The words Tower and Terror should not be used in the same sentence or name in any Disney park, but here we are. I have felt its terror once and that is enough. I had a lapse in judgment. It was the last day with all our friends hanging out in the parks. I had refused

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Disney Coke: Magic In a Cup!

We all know Coke is good, Coke is tasty, but have you ever had a Disney coke? For those who haven’t and for those who don’t know. A Disney Coke is better than any Coke you have had or will ever have! Imagine that your outside of Casey’s Corner on a warm spring afternoon as the sun is just starting to set. We just set down with our Barbecue Slaw Dog and Mac & Cheese Dog, both with fries of course!

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PDD: Post Disney Depression

For some reason, the video you see above these words is soothing to me. Parents hiding from the sun during the heat of a Florida summer. The kids distracted from the same heat because they are fascinated by the water jumping from one pad to the next. I am filming this video, also distracted by the heat, fascinated by the fountains even though I am much older. This video is nothing to most people and definitely isn’t analyzed consciously like I have, but it

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River Country

Abandoned River Country, 15 years later

River Country, for those of you who might not know, was Disney’s World very first water park opening in 1976 and closing in 2001. There are many rumors surrounding why it finally closed, the most popular story probably being that there was a rare deadly amoeba in the water. It is true that an 11-year-old boy died in August of 1980 after he swam in River Country, but the park stayed open for 21 years after that incident. The most

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When Marketing and Unforgettable Stories Collide

As a part of Disney’s “Unforgettable” marketing campaign they have created videos called “Unforgettable Stories,” pulling from stories of families who have been to the parks in recent years and turning them into advertisements for their new marketing campaign. I know its an advertisement, I know Disney is trying to sell me on coming to the parks, but if you watch the video above its hard not to be sucked in and forget its a commercial. It’s selling through story

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