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Camcorder Buyers Guide 2008: Getting What You Need for your Best WDW Movies Ever

The holidays are coming, and prices have never been lower on electronics. Now is definitely the time to buy, as prices are going to be very low this year. Retailers will be doing whatever they can to entice you to spend your money with them. This can work to your advantage, especially if you are in the market for a camcorder to capture your own memories of Walt Disney World. Today’s article will help you sort through some of the basic considerations you may want to be thinking about.

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Mouse Business 105: Disney, the Economy is Falling. What are You Going to Do Now?

To say that a lot has happened since the last Mouse Business article would be a bit of an understatement. Over the next few weeks I will be writing a series of “Minnie” Mouse Business articles discussing how the economic slow-down may be affecting the Disney Company and Disney World in particular. To start, we should look at the different philosophies the Company itself might be taking over the next few months and beyond.

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Mouse Business 104: Will Disney be Celebrating in 2009?

This past week, Disney announced that its new "parks theme" for 2009 will be "What Will You Celebrate?", focusing on guests taking "Celebration Vacations". This new theme will be replacing the "Year of a Million Dreams," which, if you were keeping count at home, actually ran for more than two years (October 2006 – December 2008).

The announcement of the "parks theme" is typically a highly anticipated event by Disney fans, since it is a big indication of Disney Park and Resort activities that will be coming for the following year. Parades, shows, giveaways and promotions are just some of the things that are almost always tied into the theme of the year.

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Making Great Home Videos at Walt Disney World – Ten Easy Tips to Better Video

There are many simple and easy ways to make your home videos interesting and entertaining. The tips I will be discussing take very little time or energy, but can have a big impact on how well your video is received. This article is a “how-to” list of 10 simple tips on how to elevate your home video. I hope you find them helpful. Using even just a few of these will improve the quality of your home videos at Walt Disney World.

With the exception of the first three, which I think are worth revisiting, I am not going to repeat the tips I spelled out in my very first article. If you haven’t read it, I encourage you to go to the DisneyWorldTrivia.com archive at this link. It covers many basic concepts that I think are important.


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The Mouse in Manhattan

Walt Disney World and Disneyland are the #1 vacation destinations for Disney fans, but they aren’t the only ones available. The cultural impact of the

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