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Disney Magic Kingdom App

intercot.com - Sat, 2018-04-07 00:22
I believe I’ve talked about this app on here before. I love it! Am I the only one obsessed with it? The next batch of characters to be released for it will be LILO and Stitch! My big question with the game though is why doesn’t Donald Duck play a bigger role in the game?? He seems to be forgotten about. Just my two cents!


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Pixar Fest to Feature AP Exclusive Refilleable Popcorn Bucket

intercot.com - Fri, 2018-04-06 23:38
Disneyland Cast have reported that a "Little Green Man" refillable popcorn bucket will be offered exclusively to Annual Passholders from April 24th - May 24th, 2018 as part of Pixar Fest.

The buckets will reportedly be priced at $20 and sold at select popcorn locations through-out Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure.

$1 Refills of the bucket will reportedly be valid through June 21, 2018.

The bucket is expected to be the same or similar to the Little Green Man bucket popular at the Tokyo Disneyland Resort (shown below):

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Scary Apothecary & Sweet Spells to Close at Disney's Hollywood Studios

intercot.com - Fri, 2018-04-06 23:29
Disney's Hollywood Studios has internally announced that Scary Apothecary & Sweet Spells dining/dining retail locations will close on April 16, 2018.

The kitchen and counter service area will be removed and the location will reportedly be transformed into the park's flagship Pixar Retail Store.

Fresh-Made Signature Treats found at Sweet Spells are currently planned to be moved to the adjacent The Trolley Car Café. A smaller selection of pre-packaged food items are currently planned to be offered in the new Pixar Retail Store.

The connected Reel Vogue store (formerly Villains in Vogue) has been announced to remain open and unaffected by these renovations. It is not yet clear if the merchandise in Reel Vogue will remain or if too will become part of the Pixar location.
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"AMP" Suit Streetmosphere To Debut as Part of Animal Kingdom's 20th Anniversary

intercot.com - Fri, 2018-04-06 23:14
Disney's Animal Kingdom has released a teaser video of a streetmosphere character in an Amplified Mobility Platform (or "AMP") suit to debut in Pandora--The World of Avatar on April 22, 2018 as part of the park's 20th Anniversary Celebration:

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Sunscreen on a May trip?

intercot.com - Fri, 2018-04-06 16:25
What's the Orlando sun like in May? I need to be prepared for what kind of sunscreen and how much - I HATE the stuff, but I'm Scots-Irish so my family says I'm so white I glow in the dark. I freckle like crazy and have never had a tan in my life. We went to Mexico in March of last year and I found I had to slather it on and repeat frequently. Similar for Florida, I'm guessing? (I've been in September - is it like that? Mostly we've gone in December and only ever hit a day or two that needed it).
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What are you watching?

intercot.com - Fri, 2018-04-06 13:31
Just checking in here with a few viewing suggestions...

We recently finally watched "The Guest Book" which we had all 10 episodes on our DVR, really cute by the creator of Raising Hope and My Name is Earl. I don't know if I would recommend it to my mom ha ha but we loved it. Cute, short, it's been renewed for Season 2. Can binge watch on TBS.com or the TBS app I think.

We are in the middle of Season 2 of Santa Clarita Diet. Silly gore but after watching all of Justified between Seasons 1 and 2 of this show it's hilarious to see "Deputy Raylan Givens" in this totally different role. Netflix. (Justified is good if you haven't seen it.)

Just started "The Trust" on FX, a slightly modified take on the Getty saga which just had a movie made about it. Donald Sutherland is a VERY creepy grandpa and the "Fixer" role is great. Two episodes have aired and they are available on demand to catch up on.

We also just started "Billions" on Showtime Anytime, only a couple episodes in and might be too slow for hubby but I'm enjoying it. Pretty twisted.

I'm still laid up a bit from ankle surgery so welcome any suggestions :) Can also recommend I, Tonya, and Three Billboards for Redbox rentals.
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Fashion icons celebrate the Incredibles’ Edna Mode

TheDisneyBlog.com - Fri, 2018-04-06 11:40

Today’s fashion icons celebrate the Incredibles’ Edna Mode in a fun new promotional video from Pixar. The character of Edna Mode was created and voiced by director Brad Bird in the first Incredibles movie and will return as part of its much anticipated sequel “Incredibles 2.” She’s an icon. Artist,...

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Disneyland Paris adds The Lion King musical stage show

TheDisneyBlog.com - Fri, 2018-04-06 11:32

With songs and characters that are instantly recognizable, The Lion King has become the most successful franchise in the world. A brand new musical stage show is coming to Disneyland Paris in 2019. From Broadway to Disney’s theme park guests are entertained on a daily basis by favorite characters such...

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Solo: A Star Wars Story to screen at Cannes Film Festival

TheDisneyBlog.com - Fri, 2018-04-06 11:19

Looks like fans will get early word as to how “Solo: A Star Wars Story” fits into the Star Wars pantheon. Disney has confidently entered it to be screened at the upcoming Cannes Film Festival in Official Selection and Out of Competition during the film festival’s run, May 8-19, 2018....

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Connecting with Walt Podcast – 04/06/18

disunplugged.com - Fri, 2018-04-06 08:00
In this archived episode, Michael is joined by Tom Bell and Chris Lyndon to discuss Disney music! Podcasts #050 – Disney Music: The Soundtrack of Our Lives: [Download Mp3] Show Notes: Connecting with Walt RSS Feed CONNECTING WITH WALT MERCHANDISE!!! DIS Unplugged App on iTunes DIS Unplugged App on the Google Play Store DIS Unplugged App on the [...]
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Intercot withdrawals

intercot.com - Thu, 2018-04-05 23:59
For the first time ever, intercot is blocked on the computers at work for my new contract. I was going through severe Intercot withdrawals. I wanted to look over everyone's dining choices while I pined away about not being able to make my dining reservations. (my cellphone had died a horrible painful death). I toyed with the idea of changing my reservations to AKL, since I don't have to worry about all the people coming for the wedding any more. I had a burning desire to read trip reports. My new phone came in and I downloaded the My Disney Experience App. I thought about Texas211 as I paid cash for my doctor's appointment today. :P

Ahhh, so glad to be back at my house for a few days and catch up on the boards while I wait on hold with Disney dining listening to the music. I'm not even upset that I have to call and sit on hold since our party is too large to book online. (Talks a long drink of the Kool-Aid) :D
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AMC 12 Downtown Disney Announces Permanent Exit of Disneyland Resort

intercot.com - Thu, 2018-04-05 23:44
Anaheim GardenWalk announced late last week that AMC 12 Downtown Disney will move to new location in their development rather than re-locating elsewhere in Downtown Disney after the current location's June 30th closure:

Quote: Anaheim GardenWalk announces new AMC Theaters® coming in 2019

Anaheim GardenWalk Press Release
March 29, 2018


Anaheim GardenWalk, a unique “eatertainment” destination just steps from Southern California’s Disneyland Resort and Anaheim Convention Center , announced the addition of AMC Theatres ® (NYSE: AMC) to its growing mix of dining, nightlife, family-friendly entertainment and notable shopping experiences. Projected to open in early 2019, AMC will renovate 22,358 square feet on the upper level next to House of Blues.

“We are extremely pleased to announce the new AMC Theatres planned for Anaheim GardenWalk,” says Jonathan Mayblum, Co-Founder and Principal of Arcturus, a real estate asset management company responsible for the operation of Anaheim GardenWalk. “Anaheim GardenWalk has become one of the premier ‘eatertainment’ destinations in Orange County, and with the wide array of dining and entertainment options the center offers – including the coming AMC Theatres – there’s something of interest for people in every age range and walk of life.”

About AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc.
AMC is the largest movie exhibition company in the U.S., in Europe and throughout the world with
approximately 1,000 theatres and 11,000 screens across the globe. AMC has propelled innovation in the exhibition industry by: deploying more plush power-recliner seats; delivering enhanced food and beverage choices; generating greater guest engagement through its loyalty program, web site and smart phone apps; offering premium large format experiences and playing a wide variety of content including the latest Hollywood releases and independent programming. AMC operates among the most productive theatres in the United States’ top markets, having the #1 or #2 market share positions in 22 of the 25 largest metropolitan areas of the United States, including the top three markets (NY, LA, Chicago). Through its Odeon subsidiary AMC operates in 14 European countries and is the # 1 theatre chain in Italy, Spain, Sweden, Finland and the Baltic States. amctheatres.com.

About Anaheim GardenWalk
Anaheim GardenWalk is an “eatertainment” destination that blends dining, nightlife, family-friendly fun, outdoor art, and unique shops in a single amazing location. GardenWalk is home to a distinctive collection of popular restaurants, a vibrant nightlife with two rocking dance clubs, retail stores and the renowned live concert venue, House of Blues Anaheim, featuring musical artists new and old, and its famed Gospel brunch. Family-fun entertainment highlights include GO VR Gaming, Mission Escape Games, and Bowlmor Lanes. The 460,000-square-foot outdoor dining, entertainment and shopping destination is situated in the heart of the Anaheim Resort District, just steps from the Disneyland® Resort, Anaheim Convention Center, and a short drive from Angel Stadium and Honda Center. Anaheim GardenWalk provides a one-of-a-kind guest experience and a world-class gathering place for locals and visitors. To learn more, explore Anaheim GardenWalk’s website at anaheimgardenwalk.com and follow the center on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube.

About Arcturus
Arcturus is a fully integrated real estate asset management company that provides investment, operating and special situation advisory services to institutional investors. Our team is comprised of seasoned real estate executives – many having over three decades of transactional and ownership expertise – who possess extensive operating, investment, transaction and capital markets knowledge. We have deep expertise in acquiring, financing and operating real estate across the US, in all major asset classes including office, retail, land and single-family residential, multi-family and condominium, and hotels and resorts. Learn more about Arcturus by visiting our website at arcturusgrp.com/.

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Doctor Strange Meet & Greet Announced for Disney California Adventure Park

intercot.com - Thu, 2018-04-05 23:40
Disney California Adventure Park has announced their next Marvel Character Meet & Greet:

Quote: Originally Posted by Disney Parks & Resorts
... Doctor Strange acts as an intermediary between the real world and what lies beyond, utilizing a vast array of metaphysical abilities and relics to protect the universe. Guests will soon get a glimpse into his magical, mind-bending world when he appears for the first time at the Disneyland Resort.

... Encounter more of your favorite heroes now at Disney California Adventure park, including Black Panther, Spider-Man and Captain America!
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Disneyland Resort to Add Disney Mobile Order Service

intercot.com - Thu, 2018-04-05 23:38
The Disneyland Resort has announced that it will add the same Mobile Order service to its Disneyland App that Walt Disney World added in 2017:

Quote: Originally Posted by Disney Parks & Resorts
... Using the new mobile ordering service, guests will be able to easily search for a participating location, select an arrival time window for pickup, choose items from the menu and place their order. As an added convenience, Annual Passholders will be able to apply their discount to meal purchases using the app. Guests notify the restaurant of their arrival on the app and within minutes, an app notification indicates the meal is ready to pick up at a designated window – without ever waiting in line to order and pay.

The mobile ordering functionality is part of our continued efforts to enhance the guest experience. Combined with the recently launched Disney MaxPass, also part of the Disneyland App
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Epcot Puts a Sweet Spotlight on Karamell-Küche for National Caramel Day 2018

intercot.com - Thu, 2018-04-05 23:36
Epcot has put a sweet spotlight on Karamell-Küche for National Caramel Day 2018:

Quote: Originally Posted by Disney Parks & Resorts


Located in Germany in the World Showcase, this cozy shop is constantly filled with the aromas of Werther’s Original hand-crafted caramel treats. Take a bite out of a crisp caramel apple or snack on a Mickey-shaped Crispy Treat dipped in chocolate and drizzled with Werther’s Caramel. Other scrumptious snacks include a Caramel-Filled Chocolate Cookie, Caramel and Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries, Werther’s Caramel Butter Bars and more! You can also find classic Werther’s Original Gourmet Caramels such as Dark or Milk Chocolate Caramels with Sea Salt, Caramel Chocolates, Caramel Rolls with Marshmallow Cream, and Caramel Squares.

The snack that Karamell-Küche is most known for, however, is their yummy, sweet and savory caramel popcorn. This hand-crafted caramel snack is made fresh each day and comes in a large or small bag that you can take home with you
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footwear on wet rides?

intercot.com - Thu, 2018-04-05 22:33
I'm considering taking some sort of water proof shoe just to slip on before wet rides. I'll be in runners most of the time because I really need a good solid shoe. Wondering if I should get a pair of crocs/dawgs. And if so - the regular "clog" style or a slip on sandal (don't know if Disney lets you ride in a slip on sandal). Any thoughts?
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Magic Band question

intercot.com - Thu, 2018-04-05 14:19
Does anyone know if you can add money or Disney Gift Cards to the magic bands?
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New DHS FP Tier 1

intercot.com - Thu, 2018-04-05 10:08
Based on various reports of concierge guests who have hit their 90 day mark, the opening of TSL will bring a new tier 1/2 structure.

Tier 1
  • Alien Swirling Saucers
  • Slinky Dog Dash
  • Toy Story Mania



Tier 2 attractions
  • Beauty and the Beast – Live on Stage
  • Disney Junior Live on Stage!
  • Fantasmic!
  • For the First Time in Forever: A Frozen Sing-Along Celebration
  • Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular
  • Muppet*Vision 3D
  • Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster
  • Star Tours
  • Twilight Zone Tower of Terror
  • Voyage of the Little Mermaid


This will work well for us, choosing between TSM and RnRC has been tough. Now the opening of SWL will be a different story.
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DIS Unplugged Podcast – 04/05/18 – Universal Show

disunplugged.com - Thu, 2018-04-05 08:00
In this episode, Craig & Ryno discuss the dates for Halloween Horror Nights 28, Stranger Things coming to HHN, Universal’s Endless Summer Resort, and Jurassic Park’s 25th Anniversary Event in Hollywood! Want to get in touch? Check out our contact page. Subscribe to the DIS YouTube Channel – Be the first to watch! Audio Edition #168 [...]
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Star Wars Galactic Nights event to include celebration of Solo: A Star Wars Story

TheDisneyBlog.com - Thu, 2018-04-05 03:16

Rather than hosting Star Wars Weekends again, Disney’s Hollywood Studios has been holding one-night only ticket events called Star Wars: Galactic Nights. It’s a fun night with a lot for Star Wars fans to enjoy. You can read our report from the most recent event here. The next Galactic Nights...

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