Tag Archives: Disney’s California Adventure

Photo Spot Week: Candid Flik Meet-and-Greet Shot

Welcome to a full week of photographs! Photo Spot Week will feature one photograph a day from February 21st through to February 27th. The second in this series is a candid image of Flik from Pixar’s second animated film, A … Continue reading

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Disneyland & Disney’s California Adventure Pressed Pennies

‘Smashed Penny’ or ‘Pressed Penny’. It depends on where you live as to what you would call these copper tokens made out of your discarded money. Last I checked it was illegal to deface anything legal tender. But every Disney … Continue reading

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Midway Mania Mr. Potato Head Barker Mug

Toy Story Midway Mania is an interactive 4-D attraction, located at three different Disney Parks. The version I am featuring in this post is found in Disney’s California Adventure next to Disneyland. It was opened on June 17th of 2008. … Continue reading

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Luigi’s Flying Tires HAT

Ah, Theme Park history! Is there anything better than looking back and remembering those great old attractions of the past? If they are good attractions, no. But if they are attractions like the one featured in this post, then the … Continue reading

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PRECISION SERIES Lightning McQueen & Mater

I have got to stop visiting toy stores! I already have many variations of the die-cast models from the Cars animated movies by Pixar. I don’t have many of them on display because I just don’t have the room to … Continue reading

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TOP 5 Disney’s California Adventure Attractions

This much-maligned park has made some amazing strides in recent years. At this point it has some of my favorite attractions to be found in any Disney theme park! So without further ado, let’s look at the Top 5 DCA … Continue reading

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Die Cast Metal Superstar Limo

Disney’s California Adventure didn’t get off to a good start. The attractions left a little to be desired, including the one featured today. Superstar Limo was situated in the Hollywood Pictures Backlot area of the park and was one of … Continue reading

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Disney’s California Adventure – Tow Mater Hoods

No matter where I am, I’m always drawn to old things. Old buildings. Decaying properties. Or rusty cars. These things have a history and a back story that we may never know, but it fires the imagination to think of … Continue reading

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Disney California Adventure – Muppet Vision 3D Props

Wocka Wocka! It’s time to visit the funniest and furriest puppets ever to grace… just about everything: The Muppets! I love Muppet Vision 3D even though it is dated. Perhaps my absolute favorite part of this attraction is the queue … Continue reading

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Would Walt Disney Approve of Modern Disney?

I don’t really know how many times I’ve heard a Disney employee say: “I think Walt would have liked this (or that)!” But I think it’s safe to say that it happens often. A new Promotion comes along, and it’s … Continue reading

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