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The Long-Forgotten Haunted Mansion Effect Thread 7: Further Realms of Fright

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  • Today is the last day for Haunted Mansion Holiday. In 12 days, the classic Haunted Mansion returns. It's "Christmas II".

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    • Phantom Manor is closing today for a massive refurbishment to last until October. No details on the changes or updates that will be done, unfortunately, but it’s big enough to warrant those “Goodbye” buttons.

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      • Originally posted by mtlchuck View Post
        So I was watching a documentary about the 60's and 70's yesterday, and then it hit me: "Doom buggy" is very likely a pun on "Dune buggy", a popular sand vehicle in the late 60's and early 70's and part of the era's beach culture:

        https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dune_buggy

        I guess it would have been similar to attraction now making a pun with "fidget spinner". The first audiences of the Haunted Mansion must have immediately made the connection.

        Had anyone else had this thought??
        I always thought it was a direct pun based on dune buggy.
        Dead Mice Tell No Tails!

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        • Just 3 more days to go until the Disneyland Haunted Mansion returns. Grim Grinning Ghosts come out to socialize!

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          • Happy New Year, 'bugs. There's finally a new post up at LF. Not too spectacular, but fun anyway. I've also updated an old post, the one about "Rewriting the History of the Changing Portrait Hall," because I noticed in a youtube video that the old way of handling the foyer continued to be in use from time to time as late as 2000.
            . Updated January 17, 2018. Welcome to the third consecutive post dealing with the lost history of the changing portrait hall. This is th...
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            The conversation continues at Long-Forgotten, the blog.



            ......... .....May April March!.....................

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            • Today is the day the Disneyland Haunted Mansion returns after a 5 month hibernation period. GRIM GRINNING GHOSTS COME OUT TO SOCIALIZE! And as the Ghost Host is fond of saying "And a ghost will follow you home!"

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