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Top 10 Walt Disney World Myths

4. There is a complete underground “city” below Magic Kingdom. While it is true that there are many functions that go on daily in the famed Utiladors they are actually on ground level and most of Magic Kingdom is built on the “second floor” 15-feet above ground level. The Utiladors are busy with Cast Members moving through them every day ...

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Top 10 Walt Disney World Myths

2. There are hidden Ghost Towns at Walt Disney World. This is false. There are however two locations that used to be Disney World guest areas that no longer are being used and if you catch a glimpse of them on a boat ride, you may wonder what their story is. The former River Country Water Park structures actually are ...

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Top 10 Walt Disney World Myths

5. There is a Disney Jail on property. While there is a location known by this name in Disneyland, it did not carry over to Walt Disney World. There are holding cells on the property where people wait that are being detained for law enforcement to arrive and charges to be filed against them. Disney does not want further harm ...

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Top 10 Walt Disney World Myths

1. Walt Disney’s body is cryogenically preserved in the hope that he may be brought back to life when technology catches up to make this happen. This is false. Walt Disney’s body was cremated two days after his death and his remains are buried in a plot along with his son-in-law, in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Glendale. He had stated ...

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Top 10 Walt Disney World Myths

6. All Cast Members are connected to each other through earpieces. This is false. They are not all wearing earpieces and they are not connected with each other through some great communication web. Some of them are in positions where they can pick up a phone, or a radio, to reach out to a Coordinator or Manager, and certainly Security ...

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Top 10 Walt Disney World Myths

9. When you are visiting characters from Toy Story movies and yell “Andy’s coming!” that they will drop to the ground. This is false. Those costumes cost thousands of dollars and Disney does not want the characters to constantly be falling to the ground in them, causing harm to the Cast Member as well as the costumes themselves. Besides, they ...

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Top 10 Walt Disney World Myths

3. Tinkerbell must fly every night in Magic Kingdom or you get a free admission ticket. This is false. Flying Tinkerbell chooses, after being advised by the same weather team concerning the safety of jumping and flying down a wire track in conditions where lightning could take their life, whether to perform this task or not. I don’t want to ...

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Top 10 Walt Disney World Myths

8. That the real Johnny Depp works at Pirates of the Caribbean in Magic Kingdom. This is sometimes true, but mostly false. The audio animatronics Captain Jack Sparrow, which appears in three scenes in the attraction are very well done and look very lifelike. The Imagineers have done a superb job in recreating the look and mannerisms of Captain Jack ...

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Top 10 Walt Disney World Myths

There are some popular myths circulating among forums online, some of which are close to the truth, and some that are completely wrong. Let’s take a look at how some of these myths stack up in this True of False test.

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Top 10 Walt Disney World Myths

7. If you ask a Cast Member to do something, they have to do it. True or False? The Truth is that Cast Members will do everything they can for you, if it is within their power, if you ask them nicely. It is False that they have to do whatever you ask. These are not puppets, they are people ...

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