Rob Plays

Epcot’s Short-Lived Splashtacular

In the fall of 1993 Disney began to transform Epcot in an attempt to breath some new life into the rapidly aging theme park. Some of those changes would go on to be long lasting and remembered elements of Epcot. Others… not so much. Splashtacular at Epcot would ultimately fall into the latter category, and […]

it’s a small world Could Be Worse

A lot of people joke about how riding it’s a small world can be a nightmare. What most people don’t realize is that it could be much, much worse. New here? Be sure to subscribe! 🔷https://goo.gl/x17zTL My Disney Podcast! 🎧http://ttapodcast.com Follow me on Twitter! 📱http://www.Twitter.com/RobPlays (Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)

Date Nite at Disneyland Made Disneyland Profitable

Disneyland is an American staple that has ingrained itself into our very culture. It’s entertained millions across multiple generations and it’s been the inspiration for other Disney parks around the world. However when it first opened it struggled financially, and it took a date night to change that. New here? Be sure to subscribe! 🔷https://goo.gl/x17zTL […]

What Does a YEAR at Disney World Cost?

You may or may not have considered the question in the past, but how much would it actually cost to LIVE at Disney World for an entire year? What hotel would YOU want to live at for a year? Let me know! New here? Be sure to subscribe! 🔷https://goo.gl/x17zTL My Patreon! ❤https://patreon.com/RobPlays My Disney Podcast! […]

Why Are There No Mosquitoes at Disney World?

Walt Disney World is smack dab in the middle of a swamp in a state that is, more or less, a big swamp itself. So with that in mind, why isn’t Walt Disney World swarming with mosquitoes? New here? Be sure to subscribe! 🔷https://goo.gl/x17zTL My Patreon! ❤https://patreon.com/RobPlays My Disney History Book List! 📚https://www.robplays.com/books/ My Disney […]

Disney Cruise History – The Big Red Boat and Premier Cruise Lines

This week we’re going to be taking a look at the origins of the Disney Cruise Line! But we’re not going to be talking about the Disney Dream or Fantasy or Wonder or Magic. No, we’re going to be talking about, that’s right, THE BIG RED BOAT. New here? Be sure to subscribe! 🔷https://goo.gl/x17zTL My […]

When Do Marvel and Star Wars Belong at Disney?

“Marvel and Star Wars don’t belong in the Disney Parks. They’re not Disney.” While it’s perhaps not the overwhelming sentiment when it comes to Disney fandom, it is one that I see often in the parks community, and it’s one that has interested me for a while now. It got me wondering, what makes something […]

Why is the Speedway in Tomorrowland?

So why is the Tomorrowland Speedway in Tomorrowland in Walt Disney World? Cars aren’t futuristic. They weren’t in 1971 when the ride opened either. It doesn’t make any sense! Actually, it kind of does. New here? Be sure to subscribe! 🔷https://goo.gl/x17zTL My Disney Podcast! 🎧http://ttapodcast.com Follow me on Twitter! 📱http://www.Twitter.com/RobPlays (Visited 1 times, 1 visits […]

Where Did Club 33 Come From?

Club 33. The not-so-secret secret club at Disneyland celebrated it’s 50th anniversary this year. It’s a cool little place that rests within Disney’s history, and today I want to talk about where it came from. Believe it or not, the birth of Club 33 came out of a business disagreement. In Service to the Mouse […]

Why Does Disney World Take Your Fingerprint?

A common question asked by Disney newcomers who are visiting the parks for the first time or maybe researching before their upcoming first trip is “Why does Disney scan your fingerprint?” So today I’m going to talk about just that. How Disney scans your fingerprint, why they do it, and what implications it might have […]