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Disneyland's Road Race to Nowhere

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The Imagineers with a soft spot for the attraction began coming up with some new concepts to save the Hillbilly bruins. Among the considerations were a small flume type attraction and a silly roadrace. Ultimately, even the terrific "Critter Country 500" with its rending by Christopher Merritt, couldn't save the bears from a quick and out of place swap out with another little cub.

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Ko Olina Update

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A couple of quick pictures of the construction site for the DVC property in Hawaii.

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Insights and Sounds: Maybe...Maybe Not

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Discussion of a wide variety of options for Disney enjoyment during the upcoming year.

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Shuttered Mill in Paris

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History and some art behind Disneyland Paris' The Old Mill.

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Insights and Sounds: Disney's Struggle Between Art and Commerce

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The age old tension between art and commerce is nothing new to the Walt Disney Company. It has most recently raised its ugly head in the departure of Dick Cook, but it has been going on since the beginning of the company.

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Insights and Sounds: Disney Worlds of Indy Adventures

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Taking a look back at how Indy attractions have impacted the Disney theme parks.

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Insights and Sounds: Tim Delaney's "Failures" at WDI

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"Surprising and foolish. For Walt Disney Imagineering to let go of Tim Delaney is just a mistake- and someone has much different things on their mind than quality attractions if they think this was a good idea!" begins an informative and photo-filled article about one of the imagineers just released from his job.

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Insights and Sounds: Haunted Mansion Walking Tour

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At one point in its development, a walk through version of the Haunted Mansion was planned by the Imagineers. This piece of concept art was shown as part of the 50th Anniversary display in Disneyland's Opera House.

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Insights and Sounds: Buried Treasure of Disneyland Paris -- PotC flow-through map

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A little digging through my files has rewarded us with some buried treasure!

Now, I'l l admit, I do not know where this came from (so if you know, please tell me), but here is a "flow through" map of Disneyland Paris' version of Pirates of the Caribbean.

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Insights and Sounds: Imagineering Tries Again: Bargain Basement Version 1.5

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Note: I had so much fun offering Bargain Basement Imagineering 1.0 a few weekends ago, I thought I'd repost the 1.5 version. Remember 2.o is on line as well! Also, Tomorrowland Mondays continue next week. Enjoy!

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Insights and Sounds: Disney Imagineering and 4240 Architecture

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you just have to check out the website for 4240 Architecture. The name of their now deceased Principal, Peter Dominick Jr., might sound familiar. A great site! It's chockful of wonderful concept art and photographs of these Disney projects.

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Insights and Sounds: Legend of the Forbidden Mountain: Expedition Everest

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Amidst all the yeti plush and keychains is a little gem of a book with a very long title: Expedition Everest, Legend of the Forbidden Mountain, the Journey Begins. It's a limited edition book well worth the search.

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Insights and Sounds: Indiana Jones Rocks While Spiderman Swings

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Among theme park enthusiasts, professionals and fans alike, an ongoing debate concerns Disneyland's Indiana Jones Adventure versus Universals' Islands of Adventure and The Amazing Adventures of Spiderman. Which is truly superior and state of the art?

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Long Lost Lands at Disneyland: Edison Square

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One part Carousel of Progress, one part Main Street U.S.A., and a touch of Walt Disney World's Liberty Square- mix together well, and then toss it aside!

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Insights and Sounds: Disneyland for Beginners

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I grew up by Disneyland, and I have been there at the busiest times of the year. I know all the best ways to get around the crowds. So, here is my recommendations of Disneyland for Beginners- Summertime Version.

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