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The Fifth Gate

The Fifth Gate

By | May 3, 2010 at 7:00 am | 7 comments

Everyone's heard of the fifth gate, right? No, not that haunted house that opens up in your town every Halloween. The fifth gate I'm referring to is the fifth Walt Disney World theme park.The rumors constantly swirl regarding when the park will open and what the theme will...

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Why So Stingy, Teppan Edo?

By | April 26, 2010 at 7:00 am | 5 comments

I really enjoyed eating at Teppan Edo for dinner on our last trip.  And why wouldn't I have; doesn't that picture above look superb?  We had a wonderful chef and a delicious dinner.  However, one small occurrence at the end of our meal has soured me on the entire restaurant....

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The Tronorail: Dangerous?

By | April 5, 2010 at 12:00 am | 12 comments

Let me get this off my chest right off the bat: I think the Tronorail looks awesome. Putting it on the Epcot monorail line fits in perfectly with Future World. I also enjoy science fiction and can't wait to see Tron: Legacy, so maybe this is the geek in me getting out. The...

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Epcot – Squandering Brand Identity Since 1994

By | March 22, 2010 at 12:00 am | 10 comments

In 1994, the first Disney theme park name change took place. EPCOT Center, the second Walt Disney World gate changed its name to Epcot '94. The name changed a second time in 1995 to Epcot '95. Fortunately, Disney decided to at least forego the annual change in 1996 and...

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