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12 Magic Kingdom Experiences We Hope You NEVER Have

Epcot Yellow Trees

12. Drunk Guests Particularly problematic at Epcot, and especially during the Food and Wine Festival, drunk guests make things unpleasant for everyone.  And with alcohol on the menu at Be Our Guest restaurant, the possibility exists for guests to overindulge at Magic Kingdom as well.  Naturally, this can lead to guests engaging in many of the other obnoxious behaviors on ...

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12 Magic Kingdom Experiences We Hope You NEVER Have

Lines At Epcot

11. Too Much PDA While we’re at it, another class I’d like to avoid while at Magic Kingdom is sex ed.  But some couples insist on acting as if one of them is in town on 24-hour shore leave after 6 months at sea!  I understand that taking a trip to Disney World is romantic for many couples, but please ...

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12 Magic Kingdom Experiences We Hope You NEVER Have

7 Dwarfs Mine Train

10. Excessive Cursing While there are many learning opportunities at Disney World, one that I would prefer my children not to have is colorful new vocabulary class.  But sooner or later, you’ll find yourself in line at Seven Dwarfs Mine Train behind a group that insists on peppering their language with interesting words and metaphors, and school is in session!  ...

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12 Magic Kingdom Experiences We Hope You NEVER Have

Animal Kingdom Crowd

9. Parenting Fails As a parent, nothing breaks my heart quicker than to see another parent lose control and yell at their child.  If I had one wish, it would be for all parents to realize that hot weather, long days, and the overstimulation of being at the Magic Kingdom is a recipe for meltdowns and plan accordingly.  A great ...

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12 Magic Kingdom Experiences We Hope You NEVER Have

Closed Space Mountain

8. Your Favorite Attraction Closed for Refurbishment We all understand that in order to keep attractions safe and looking their best, closures are necessary.  But that doesn’t help your mood when you realize that your Disney vacation will coincide with your favorite attraction being closed.  It’s even worse if you find out that improvements or significant changes are being made ...

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12 Magic Kingdom Experiences We Hope You NEVER Have

Castle Fireworks

7. Everyone Standing Up During the Fireworks Why does this happen?  Everyone is seated and relaxing while waiting for Wishes Nighttime Spectacular to begin.  Then the fireworks start, and everyone stands up!  Why?  It’s not like you can see them better if you stand up – they’re up in the sky!  In fact, if everyone remained seated even children would ...

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