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12 Responses to Maintaining Walt Disney World [Pic]

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    kitteh9lives Female 70 & Over
    8012 posts
    July 15, 2013 at 10:01 am
    Link: Maintaining Walt Disney World - The magical kingdom... What exactly does it take to maintain the magic?
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    HalfPintRoo Female 18-29
    2689 posts
    July 15, 2013 at 10:37 am
    I would have guessed a lot more then 62,000 for employees. It`s absolutely massive down there.

    23 resorts (more being built now)- That`s maids, front desk, maintenance, food, up keep, pools, landscapers, security, etc.

    Buses- not just the ones that go from resorts to parks but also the magical express from air port to parks or cruises

    Speaking of cruises------

    How about the phones and websites? Reservations, planning, add-ons

    Downtown Disney- stores, food, etc etc etc

    I haven`t even touch on the water parks or 4 theme parks yet and all that goes into them with massive amounts of staff.

    I would have guessed much more for disney employees.

    I wish I were in epcot right now eating creme brulee
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    BoredFrank Male 40-49
    2169 posts
    July 15, 2013 at 11:23 am
    Don`t forget the staff of six acrobat/contortionists required to satisfy Mickey`s unholy urges three times a day, every day.
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    whodat6484 Male 30-39
    3901 posts
    July 15, 2013 at 1:01 pm
    A buddy of mine is electrical/mechanical tech and works on the rides there. He said he loves working there, pay is good and they get to ride all the rides before they`re open to the public. They also get free admission into the park anytime so his 5 yr old daughter wants to go all the time.
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    handimanner Male 60-69
    2095 posts
    July 15, 2013 at 2:25 pm
    Not bad business for an opium addict (Disney).
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    Ani187 Female 30-39
    4448 posts
    July 15, 2013 at 5:35 pm
    D: I wanna go!!!
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    jendrian Male 18-29
    2516 posts
    July 15, 2013 at 8:16 pm
    as it seems, not magic
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    LemonCurry Male 40-49
    1105 posts
    July 15, 2013 at 11:04 pm
    it`s like georgie`s "industrial light and magic", a lot of industry, very little magic.
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    Adcro Male 18-29
    369 posts
    July 15, 2013 at 11:39 pm
    The night time maintenance one isn`t a 100% thing at all. It might have been at one time, but daytime maintenance is fairly routine now, albeit not as much as at night.
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    ferdyfred Male 40-49
    13515 posts
    July 16, 2013 at 1:50 am
    Im way out out this `American magic`
    after being took over by TYCO
    they are fecking arseholes of the highest repute
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    McTabbin Male 18-29
    88 posts
    July 16, 2013 at 3:52 am
    All I`m thinking is, that`s alot of resources and manpower squandered for the mere enjoyment and distraction of the public to escape reality into an even more pretentious reality. Consumerism at its finest.
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    Andrew155 Male 18-29
    2579 posts
    July 16, 2013 at 4:35 am
    McTabbin, you must have a sad life. People take their kids there once every few years because kids love cartoon characters and the like, it`s hardly this buzzword "consumerism". Also, if Disney didn`t exist, those jobs just wouldn`t exist. Alas, you are not dictator and cannot redirect manpower to your every wish and desire.

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