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Old 01-08-2003, 08:19 AM   #1
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Your BEST WDW theme park secret!

What is your best WDW theme park secret?

For example, Devine in AK, the marker in EPCOT that represents the center of WDW or the Lady and Tramp paw prints in front of Tony's.

Any others? I am going to WDW in a couple of weeks and would love to show my parents these secrets I have and point them out.


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Old 01-08-2003, 10:24 AM   #2
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Re: Your BEST WDW theme park secret!

The rope in the well outside Indiana Jones Stunt Spectacular.

The dog's nose in the Honey I Shrunk the Kids Playground.

The small door in the rock wall in the Boneyard at Animal Kingdom.

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Old 01-08-2003, 10:28 AM   #3
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Re: Your BEST WDW theme park secret!

Great topic!

Here are some of my favorites:

The key under the mat at Muppets 3-D

The Tumble Monkeys Oh, wait--that's not a secret! I only wish that it was!

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Re: Your BEST WDW theme park secret!

How about the umbrella attached to the lamp post that drips 'rain' when you hang on it at MGM?

Or the cooler that has a surprise for you when you open it at the Outpost at EPCOT? * * ETA 04/11/08 - The cooler may or may not work. * *

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Re: Your BEST WDW theme park secret!

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the marker in EPCOT that represents the center of WDW
I thought I knew a lot about WDW but this is a new one. Where is it? (Epcot is a little big. )

Thanks.

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Old 01-08-2003, 11:38 AM   #6
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Dont forget to take a ride in the front car of the monorail!
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The five-legged goat in the Contemporary's mural, and the talking water fountain at Epcot.

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What about the car in the New York Street backlot area at MGM that has a lift in that allows people too pick it up? Great photo op.
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3) The Tumble Monkeys Oh, wait--that's not a secret! I only wish that it was!
It's a secret to me! What are they?

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The tumble monkeys are the acrobats that perform on the trampoline in the Festival of the Lion King at AK. -HiddenMickey
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Since there's a plethora of talking scenery...how about the talking shrubs at AK...


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I just thought of another Haunted Mansion secret. Make sure to watch Madame Leota's tombstone very carefully. I believe it's the last one on the left side before you enter the building. It will scare the bejeebers out of you!

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My favorite tips involve getting picked for stuff:
1. To get picked for Indiana Jones Stunt Show, wear a solid red shirt (while jumping up and down shouting). The CM's I've seen tend to lean toward the people to whom he can easily say, "the guy/lady in the _____ shirt."

2. To get picked for the Backlot Tour, stand in the rightmost lane and ask the CM at try to be about 3/4 of the way back down the alley (this takes a bit of luck too).

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The talking and walking trash can in Tomorrowland!
His name is Push and if you dance to his music he might came over to you!!

All so in Tomorrowland there is the big marble floating on water some where on it is an engraving of the Castle,But it's Very, very hard to find. I have yet to find it.

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What about the store in the base of the castle where Tinkerbell is flying. I think it is called Tinkerbell Treasures or something like that.
There is also a talking trashcan in Epcot. He is stationary...in one of the resturants. Electric Umbrella I think.
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