Mighty Men of Mouse

Support for Alan's Daughter

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Booze and such.

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This week Russ shares his adventure to Tokyo Disney Sea.  We also argue about express buses and talk about that weird Rogue One event.

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Recorded November 23, 2016

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Happy Thanksgiving!

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This week we tackle the first batch of listener questions from Facebook.  Thanks to all those who helped picked up the team.

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This week we are inspired by Matt S. to pitch a movie: WDW has Fallen.  We also catch up on some news items including drones, private ferry boats, Once Upon a Time, Epcot entertainment, Twitter acquisition, and TapuTapu.

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This week we empty the mail sack.

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This week John Kivus returns to discuss a recent article posted on the Greatest Site on the Internet about how he packs for the parks.  We also tackle a bunch of questions from listener Clay.

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This week we follow up on our recent podcast about waiting.

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Topics:

Menu changes at Nomad Lounge and Trader Sam's

STK changes

Captain's Grill closing for refurbe

Whispering Canyon dessert monstrosity

Purple ocks

Scanning children

Marvel rumors

Marriott-Starwood merger

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This week we discuss this article about why Disney World is very bad.  We also discuss when we would go back in time to WDW and the resort's prime.

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GALLIMAUFRY? Yes.

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Matt Houser gifted us this wonderful topic on waiting and a recent Freakonomics podcast on the subject.

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This week we continue our artisanal touring series with one that is focused on the Mighty Men of Mouse.  We also discuss Wawa.

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This week we are joined by Howie from Maryland to talk about whether or not WDW is doing enough for the environment.  We also discuss some of the highlights from his recent solo adventure.

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Satchel includes thoughts on rods, Disneyland, who Ken thinks Disney should acquire, helping of Gaz's parents, the Houser Theme Park Palybook, mining magic bands for data, and last minute ADR modifications.  We also do 3 Good Minutes on our feelings about Universal and UniBros.

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GALLIMAUFRY!

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Dutch is back with some thoughts on his trip to WDW.  Russ leads the team through Newz Bitez.  John and Elyssa of the Greatest Website on the Internet also Drop the Mic.

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Walt Disney World for Teens and Tweens by Tim Brooks

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Dutch Brings A Topic: Article from Adequate Man.

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Dutch shares some of his reactions to his one day trip to the World.  Russ also dishes out some news items to get our hot takes on.

Here's John Kivus' article on phone chargers at ROPEDROP dot NET

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GALLIMAUFRY! Our first topic this week is what properties or companies we believe that Disney should try to acquire.  The second topic is salary cap style game about how we would spend an hour in the Magic Kingdom.  Finally and drawing inspiration from Effectively Wild's The only rule is that it has to work, we discuss how we would manage a small, independent amusement park.

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Dutch is taking a road trip to Florida and the team helps him plan the two days he will get in the world.  The squad also shares some positively bonkers reviews. 

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John Kivus' road trip tips

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Nice.

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Russ is back from WDW and has some thoughts to share on all the new stuff and happenings of the last few weeks.  The show ends with some bonus audio from a Periscope done by Russ and Jeremy of Backside of Magic.

We also announced our new Facebook page.  We'd love for you to join.

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This week we are joined by Wes who has done a lot of work on figuring out the value offered by Walt Disney World annual passes and Universal Orlando annual passes.  His data is available here.  He also takes some time to discuss his experiences down in the World this past May.

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Tuesday Gallimaufry! Ride sequels, dining ethics, Dutch's move.

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Ways to help and support:

OneOrlando.org

VictimConnect (1-855-484-2846)

Give Blood

Florida See Something, Say Something (1-855-352-7233)

Russ, Kip, and Dutch extend their condolences to the 49 victims who lost their lives in the Pulse tragedy.

Stanley Almodovar III, 23 years old

Amanda Alvear, 25 years old

Oscar A Aracena-Montero, 26 years old

Rodolfo Ayala-Ayala, 33 years old

Antonio Davon Brown, 29 years old

Darryl Roman Burt II, 29 years old

Angel L. Candelario-Padro, 28 years old

Juan Chevez-Martinez, 25 years old

Luis Daniel Conde, 39 years old

Cory James Connell, 21 years old

Tevin Eugene Crosby, 25 years old

Deonka Deidra Drayton, 32 years old

Simon Adrian Carrillo Fernandez, 31 years old

Leroy Valentin Fernandez, 25 years old

Mercedez Marisol Flores, 26 years old

Peter O. Gonzalez-Cruz, 22 years old

Juan Ramon Guerrero, 22 years old

Paul Terrell Henry, 41 years old

Frank Hernandez, 27 years old

Miguel Angel Honorato, 30 years old

Javier Jorge-Reyes, 40 years old

Jason Benjamin Josaphat, 19 years old

Eddie Jamoldroy Justice, 30 years old

Anthony Luis Laureanodisla, 25 years old

Christopher Andrew Leinonen, 32 years old

Alejandro Barrios Martinez, 21 years old

Brenda Lee Marquez McCool, 49 years old

Gilberto Ramon Silva Menendez, 25 years old

Kimberly Morris, 37 years old

Akyra Monet Murray, 18 years old

Luis Omar Ocasio-Capo, 20 years old

Geraldo A. Ortiz-Jimenez, 25 years old

Eric Ivan Ortiz-Rivera, 36 years old

Joel Rayon Paniagua, 32 years old

Jean Carlos Mendez Perez, 35 years old

Enrique L. Rios, Jr., 25 years old

Jean C. Nives Rodriguez, 27 years old

Xavier Emmanuel Serrano Rosado, 35 years old

Christopher Joseph Sanfeliz, 24 years old

Yilmary Rodriguez Solivan, 24 years old

Edward Sotomayor Jr., 34 years old

Shane Evan Tomlinson, 33 years old

Martin Benitez Torres, 33 years old

Jonathan Antonio Camuy Vega, 24 years old

Juan P. Rivera Velazquez, 37 years old

Luis S. Vielma, 22 years old

Franky Jimmy Dejesus Velazquez, 50 years old

Luis Daniel Wilson-Leon, 37 years old

Jerald Arthur Wright, 31 years old

Source of list can be found here.

We also extend condolences and prayers to the family of Lane Graves for their tragic loss.

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This week is a gallimaufry featuring contributions from Bryan B., Matt Houser and Pete Norris.  Topics include building an Uber Park, a game of Would You Rather, and War of the Attraction Animatronics.

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This week we set our own bid limits for individual attractions.  We also help Ken with planning out a solo birthday trip.  The show starts with some news from around the World.

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This week we answer listener questions.

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Recorded on May 15, 2016.

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This week we get caught on some news.  We also use James Rosemergy's post on FastPass Plus changes to talk some strategy.

IMPORTANT REMINDER -- LIVE SHOW MAY 15 AT 8PM mmomlive.com

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Listeners! No detailed show notes because the internet is broken.

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This week we tackle emails from one of our favorite listeners.  Topics include intellectual properties, child discipline, unfinished business, planning for large groups, food preferences, and our favorite episodes.  The show also features 3 Good Minutes from Jason about what Magic Kingdom will look on its 100th Birthday.  The end of the show features all the great #MMOMdraft moments.

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This week we are elated to be joined by Ken Storey of the Orlando Tourism Report to discuss being a local in Orlando as part of our lifestyler series.  We also have a draft where we take turns picking the best moments during a Walt Disney World trip.

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This week we discuss customer service and working at Walt Disney World using Would You Like Magic with That as a jumping off point.  After the show, Kip shares some details from a recent trip.

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Inspired by recent events and stuff going on in our real lives, this week we seek out to set what the max price "should be" for a bunch of stuff offered at WDW.  We also discuss some recent news items in the Newz Bitez section.  Most importantly, Elyssa and John join us to discuss their latest offering on the greatest site on the internet

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This week we are joined by Jeremy of the Backside of Magic.  We take a look at value from a couple different angles including flying and driving and ideas on free stuff.  Jeremy also shares details on an upcoming solo trip.  We even get to try our hand at a Preposterous Pondering.

Backside of Magic Podcast

Jeremy on Twitter

Ryan on Twitter

Their podcast on Twitter

Erin Foster's article on Free Stuff

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Bonus episode! Listener Interaction Satchel features follow up and questions on jobs at Disney and how awful some folks can be, live entertainment we've lost, chain restaurants, hot takes, differences between Future World East and West, scavenger hunts, how to handle dangerous babies, additional ideas on how to spend eternity in WDW, sandwiches, FastPass + at Disney's Hollywood Studios, doing more shows, laxbros, whether Peter Pan is a BOATRIDE, FLOAT Scores, BOATRIDES that never were, stroller crimes, selfies, ride quoters, land drafts, and IP Power Rankz.

Thanks to the following folks for helping make the show better: Elyssa, Gosh, Cassie, Ben, Scott S., President Rutherford B. Hayes, Wes, Howie, James R., Lisa and Matt, Matt S., Jeff W., Lisa Green, Tom, Alicia, Todd, Scott G., Jeremy, Brian, James, John, Brian, and more.

Articles

Lumberjacks in peril

Food chains are ok

Disney World Hacks

 

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This week we are joined by Wes to talk about some recent news and to help him plan his solo trip.

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Off the chain gallimaufry! Big thanks to Backside of Magic for the inspiration on the first one.

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Major announcement this week about the show.  We are also joined by Elyssa and John Kivus to discuss their recent trip.  Russ Lipton stops by too.  We also interview Josh and Eric about lifestylin and profiling.  Also, please visit the best site on the internet.

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This week's main topic is things which the Walt Disney World fan community rates properly.  News Bitez include Rivers of Light info, changes to MyMagic+, Star Wars additions to the Studios, the rise of the Diamond Horseshoe Saloon, Zooptopia's success, Disney.....mopping up, and Disney Springs updates.  We close out the show with 3 Good Minutes on the prognosis for the next five years of parks fandom.  There's also a brief added on segment about the rumored resort fees.

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Recorded on February 28, 2016.

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This week we are joined by Wes James to discuss additional details revealed on ABC's special celebrating Disneyland's 60th Anniversary.  Concept art discussed can be viewed here.  We also discuss the company's alleged financial struggles and it's effects on domestic parks.  Make sure to check out SaveTomorrowland.com.

VERY IMPORTANT REMINDER! Live show this Sunday night at 8pm!  MMOMlive.com!

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This week the team takes a look at some, uh, interesting reviews on the internet of Walt Disney World.  We are also joined by Rick to talk about a recent mechanical problem on the Disney Cruise Line.  The show closes with a trio of 3 Good Minutes, including one from DisNeat.

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Bonus Tuesday show.

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This week we get caught up on happenings in Walt Disney World and serve up some magna-hot takes.  Topics covered include parking, the DVC lounge in Epcot, the potential death of garbage pizza, the new dining offer, Boardwalk construction, the break-ins at Saratoga Springs, and the release date of Star Wars Episode 8 getting pushed back. We also discuss some garbage article from someone who didn't do any research.  Don't waste your time looking her up or her crappy article about couples who go to Walt Disney World.  Be sure to check out our friends at ROPEDROP dot NET and the Backside of Magic.

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FRANCHISE POWER RANKINGS IS HERE! Dutch presents his ranking of all the franchises in WDW and Universal Florida that are represented by attractions.  The show closes with a few 3 Good Minutes on PHASMA!, internal strife of MMOM, podcast demands, favorite spots and more.

MMOM IP Power Rankings Google Sheet

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Adam Britten joins the show to challenge Kip. Their job this week is to draft a land. We also have a GALLIMAUFRY!  Topics include the worst people in Walt Disney World, custom touring plans, and What If....Disney had purchased Star Wars twenty years earlier.

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It's time to rumble.  It's time for the 2016 MMOM Attraction Royal Rumble.  Current attractions! Retired attractions! Go over the top.

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This week we are joined by James Rosemergy to discuss some of his articles on Touring Plans. Topics include traveling with wimps, annual pass and memory maker value, where to spend eternity in Walt Disney Wolrd, and sandwiches.  Make sure to follow James on Twitter dot com.

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First half of the show is a discussion with Josh Gonzalez and Eric Laycock to discuss the Cruise Cup Challenge.  After that and the 39:55 mark of the show, we discuss Star Wars The Force Awakens with John Kivus, Elyssa Kivus, and Wes James

Since they were so generous with their time and energy, we ask that you support our guests' other projects:

Ropedrop DOT Net -- the best site on the internet

SAVE TOMORROWLAND! -- a site that I marvel at on a regular basis

Into the Briar Batch -- check out what Eric has to say about the Cruise Cup and more

Carye Gonzalez's blog -- learn about what she learns each day

LIVE STAR WARS CALL IN SHOW WITH JOSH AND LITEM

Dutch also listened to a lot of podcasts to get ready for this show.  Here's what he listened to:

The Incomparable Episode 277 -- listen to John Siracusa

Hello Internet Episode 54

Banished to the Pen Special Episode with Ben Lindbergh

WDWNT Nerd Alert

Podvocacy

Collider Jedi Council

/Filmcast

E-Ticket Report

 

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