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    Some WDW Facts/Trivia

    Disney World bought about 150,000 gallons of paint -- enough to cover nearly 7,500 average sized homes in 2004
    Estimated daytime population in 2003: 200,000
    Number of buses: 263
    Number of miles buses travel annually: nearly 18 million
    If you were to stack all of the buttons used by the Costuming Plant Seam Team in one year, you would have a stack 96 times taller than the height of Cinderella's Castle.
    Number of trees, shrubs and flowers: more than 7 million
    Daily water usage: 15 million gallons
    2,000 acres of turf. At three mowings a week, that adds up to 450,000 mower miles per year, or 18 trips around the Earth at the equator.
    Largest working wardrobe in the world with more than 1.5 million operational garments in use and over 7,000 different garment types. In addition there are over 2 million pieces of entertainment costumes. Each day the costuming plant processes between 27,000 and 31,000 garments.
    More than 50 million soft drinks sold annually.
    10 million hamburgers, 7 million hot dogs, 9 million pounds of french fries and 300,000 pounds of popcorn sold annually.
    Uses 194,871 miles of toilet tissue
    Uses 24,409 miles of paper towels
    Uses 319,353 lbs. of chocolate
    Uses 1.2 million pounds of watermelon
    Uses 741,150 pounds of sugar
    Uses 1.8 million pounds of flour
    Uses 245,000 pounds of fruit filling
    Uses 38,000 pounds of white icing glaze
    Uses 2.9 million pounds of eggs
    Uses 606,000 pounds of bananas
    Uses 510,000 of grapes
    Serves more than 1.5 million soft pretzels
    Serves more than 639,000 pounds of macaroni and cheese
    Orders more than 3.8 million ballpoint pens annually
    Orders more than 337,000 pencils annually
    Uses nearly 148 million sheets of recycled copier paper annually
    Uses 730,102 gallons of bleach annually
    $1.7 million worms are ordered each year to feed animals at Disney's Animal Kingdom.
    214,000 bandages were provided to guests during the year 2004
    In 2004, Walt Disney World recycled 18,322,000 pounds of paper products.

    Source: Orlando Sentinel
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    Those are very interesting...Thanks for sharing. It is always fun to read more information on WDW.


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    WOW! That makes my head spin Thank you for the information

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