There is always certain merchandise that is released at Disney Parks that is sure to be a hit — maybe it is a new Funko pop, a new spirit jersey, or a new popcorn bucket. This past Halloween, Disney released a new Mummy Mickey popcorn bucket at both Disneyland and Walt Disney World, and Guests waited for more than an hour to be able to purchase it. However, that is nothing compared to the waits for Disney World’s newest popcorn bucket at the EPCOT International Festival of the Arts — the Figment popcorn bucket — which came out today.
The Figment popcorn bucket is one of the most popular Disney has ever released, and Guests were lining up for more than 5 hours for the chance to purchase it. Unfortunately, the bucket’s popularity means that some people may try to take advantage of people’s desire to have one. Now, Disney says that the Figment bucket will be limited to 2 per Guest, but it does not look like that rule is being strictly enforced.
Instragrammer @orlandomike1995 shared a picture of two Guests walking away with way more than four Figment buckets — which can be upsetting to see, especially when people are hoping to snag their bucket in the next few days.
Resellers already crawling out from their burrows and scamming people for the Figment popcorn buckets for this years Festival of the Arts!! Disney has said it’s limit 2 per customer but clearly they aren’t enforcing that rule at all, and buckets were already being sold online at 10am for nearly $150?! WHAT A JOKE!! Disney get your sh*t together and ban these selfish idiots!
If you happen to be searching for the bucket on eBay to purchase, be prepared to pay more than a pretty penny. Scalpers have already taken to the resale site and are charging well over $100 per bucket. For reference, if you are able to purchase the Figment popcorn bucket in the Park, then you will only spend about $20. Here are just a few of the postings that we found on eBay for the Figment bucket.
As you can see, one of the lowest prices we found the popcorn bucket for was $127 plus shipping, and others were starting bids at $150, but you could get it for $250 if you decided to “purchase now”.
Now, it should be noted that Disney does not have any specific rules against reselling items unless you have used your Annual Pass or Magic Key to receive a discount on the items. In the past, Disney has actually revoked Guest’s Annual Passes if they were caught selling the items that they had purchased with their pass. However, when it comes to items purchased without using a discount, it remains to be seen what Disney will do.