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12 Things You Can Never Take into a Disney Park

7) You can’t take a foul mouth into a park. We’ve all had an experience in public around people who aren’t having a great day. Perhaps they woke up on the wrong side of the bed (some act as if they were pushed off). Maybe they have a headache. Or maybe they are just usually grumpy people. But people like ...

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12 Things You Can Never Take into a Disney Park

8) You can’t take wagons into a park. Wheelchairs, ECVs (electric conveyance vehicles) and strollers are permitted in all Disney parks, but wheels of any other kind are strictly prohibited. This includes wagons, “trailers” pulled behind an ECV, skateboards and the like. Guests cannot wear roller blades or skates in the parks (and why would you want to anyway?). Clearly ...

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12 Things You Can Never Take into a Disney Park

9) You can’t take folding chairs into a park. Disney World is a massive place. Walt Disney once said that they had enough land in Florida to hold all their dreams (for Disney World), but the parks themselves get very crowded, especially during the many peak times of the year. Guests are not permitted to bring folding chairs into the ...

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12 Things You Can Never Take into a Disney Park

10) You can’t take wrapped gifts into a park. Disney World is a great place to celebrate birthdays, anniversaries and more. But if you’re planning on celebrating in the parks, you’ll need to do so without gifts that are wrapped, thus concealing the contents from security. In the same way that security wants to know what’s in your backpacks, diaper ...

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12 Things You Can Never Take into a Disney Park

11) You can’t take selfie sticks into a park. Selfie sticks are those long metal monopods (as opposed to tripods) on which you secure your smartphone for the purpose of taking selfies from a distance longer than your arm. And while selfie sticks are a genius idea for eliminating those selfies that cut someone out of the group or those ...

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12 Things You Can Never Take into a Disney Park

12) You can’t take weapons into a park. This really should be a no-brainer for Guests in the parks. But with all the new legislation regarding gun control and gun owners’ rights, some states have “open carry” laws that allow gun owners the right to do exactly that—openly carry firearms. But regardless of how your state has ruled on the ...

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The Top 12 Standards to Be a Walt Disney World Princess

4. She must follow the rules. The young woman who is auditioning to be a princess at Walt Disney World must adhere to certain rules about her role, and she must never be caught disregarding them. For example, she must never talk about her role outside of the parks. This means that she is not to let others know which ...

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The Top 12 Standards to Be a Walt Disney World Princess

8. She must know the princess’s persona and never stray from it. Part of being a princess at Walt Disney World is meeting with fans of that princess from all over the world. The princess-in-training must be able to stay in character at all times, no matter what she is asked. For example, Aurora would only know about her “world,” ...

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The Top 12 Standards to Be a Walt Disney World Princess

Most little girls who walk through the gates at the Magic Kingdom have their thoughts on becoming a princess. They can hardly wait in the FastPass+ queue for their turn to meet Belle, Aurora, Cinderella, Tiana, Jasmine, Elsa or Anna. The look in their eyes as they finally meet and hug their favorite princess is priceless. And sometimes those little ...

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12 Things You Can Never Take into a Disney Park

4) You can’t take an unbelief in the Magic into a park. Again, not a written rule of conduct at Disney, but bringing an unbelief in the magic of Disney and pixie dust can take away the magic from other Guests, especially children. For example, if you are an expert on the technology used to create the ghosts in the ...

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