Has This Strange Pirates of the Caribbean Phenomenon Ever Happened to You?

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Whether discussing Walt Disney World or Disneyland Resort, one thing remains the same: Disney is shrouded in mysteries.

From the state-of-the-art engineering and special effects used by Walt Disney Imagineering to create beloved attractions to the secret psychology the Walt Disney Company uses in its advertising, fans are always left wondering, ‘How did they do that?’

Yo Ho, Yo Ho, It’s A Pirate’s Life For Me…

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But in Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom, one of the strangest mysteries lies in the Pirates of the Caribbean ride.

The Pirates of the Caribbean attraction is one of Magic Kingdom’s most beloved and classic rides, but recently, one Guest has taken to social media to ask about a strange phenomenon they’ve been experiencing after exiting the attraction.

What Exactly Is Going On at Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean?

Does anyone else have to restart your phone after Pirates?
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In this post, one Guest describes that both their phone and their partner’s phone instantly lose all signal after riding Magic Kingdom’s Pirates of the Caribbean. They mention their cellphone service providers, and others in the comments say their own providers.

Has This Ever Happened to You?

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Could it be a provider-based issue? Could it have to do with Walt Disney World’s property? Unfortunately, this may be just one of the Walt Disney World mysteries without any real answer.

While it’s not precisely eerie, it may be considered unsettling, especially considering how essential a cell phone is in the modern age.

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Has something like this ever happened to you before? If so, you’re not alone!

About Isabella Reimer

Isabella Reimer grew up visiting Walt Disney World and relocated to Central Florida to be even closer to The Most Magical Place on Earth. She earned her Bachelor’s from Florida State University, where she studied Creative Writing and Women’s Studies. Her biggest hobby is bonding with the ikran at Avatar Flight of Passage, and her retirement plan includes becoming the 1,000 Happy Haunt of the Haunted Mansion.