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    New to vkm

    Can any one help me with how I join VKM?
    I have googled the site but ever where say's this has been closed down?

    Can any one help with the site links and a few instruction for the first timers.
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    Re: New to vkm

    Unfortunately, yes, it has been closed down.
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    Re: New to vkm

    Virtual Magic Kingdom was shut down I believe in May, 2008

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    Re: New to vkm

    Unfortunately VMK is gone.
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    Re: New to vkm

    why has it gone?
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    Re: New to vkm

    I'm not really sure. Wikipedia probably says why.
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    Re: New to vkm

    I lied. It doesn't say and I don't now. Sorry.
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    Re: New to vkm

    It was only open as part of the 50th Birthday Celebration. Once the celebration ended the site was supposed to close.

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    Re: New to vkm

    Quote Originally Posted by SimonUK77 View Post
    why has it gone?
    It was only supposed to run for the 50th celebration. It ran way over that, and from what I gathered it was getting too expensive to keep running.
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    Re: New to vkm

    It's sad. Honestly, I think that Disney lost a lot of popularity when they dropped VMK. It was the only game of it's kind, and I wish there were more like it. So great, but now it's gone. -Sigh-

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    Re: New to vkm

    Quote Originally Posted by Pirate_Goofy View Post
    It's sad. Honestly, I think that Disney lost a lot of popularity when they dropped VMK. It was the only game of it's kind, and I wish there were more like it. So great, but now it's gone. -Sigh-
    With all due respect, while VMK was fun, I don't think Disney became less popular because it closed down. Disney is still doing very well, even with the economy.
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    Re: New to vkm

    Quote Originally Posted by joanna71985 View Post
    With all due respect, while VMK was fun, I don't think Disney became less popular because it closed down. Disney is still doing very well, even with the economy.
    Hmmm... Point well taken. I do know a lot of people who were very angry about this. IMO, VMK was one of the better online games that Disney has produced over the years. I was a beta tester, so I was pretty upset when it closed. But, in retrospect, it was a good move. With the economy taking hits as it did, it wouldn't have been very beneficial to keep running a free online game.
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