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Man banned from WDW for life

Post by Amy » Jan Wed 16, 2013 11:55 am

Did anyone else see this story of the man who is now banned from WDW for life for repeatedly sneaking into backstage areas??
http://www.fox4now.com/news/local/186387821.html

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Re: Man banned from WDW for life

Post by Soarin08 » Jan Wed 16, 2013 12:25 pm

Idiot. All he has to do is get a job there if he is so obsessed with seeing backstage. :roll: IMO he isn't a true Disney fan since he can't respect rules and proprietary information.
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Re: Man banned from WDW for life

Post by theBIGyowski » Jan Wed 16, 2013 12:51 pm

yeah...a real Disney fan not only loves the parks...but respects the "Magic" that goes into making them so great
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Re: Man banned from WDW for life

Post by Epcotmaniac » Jan Wed 16, 2013 1:00 pm

theBIGyowski wrote:yeah...a real Disney fan not only loves the parks...but respects the "Magic" that goes into making them so great
I think that is the point, I would love to see some backstage areas but I respect and accept the rules.
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Re: Man banned from WDW for life

Post by cy1229 » Jan Wed 16, 2013 1:13 pm

Have you ever noticed that people seem to have a sense of entitlement when it comes to Disney? Kind of like "I paid all this money for my vacation, I have the right to do/see/be where I want, when I want, and how I want."

Get over yourselves, people.
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Re: Man banned from WDW for life

Post by Soarin08 » Jan Wed 16, 2013 1:30 pm

cy1229 wrote:Have you ever noticed that people seem to have a sense of entitlement when it comes to Disney? Kind of like "I paid all this money for my vacation, I have the right to do/see/be where I want, when I want, and how I want."

Get over yourselves, people.
Entitlement is the name of the game for 99.9% of guests. You can't even imagine. That's all I hear all day long. I don't care how much money you spent to come here. You aren't owed ANYTHING. Disney is above all else a business and like all other businesses in this world, there are things that go on behind the scenes that are restricted to the people who work there. It's like they can't STAND it. That was a big problem prior to New Fantasyland. "I'm an annual passholder. I DESERVE to get to see all this first!" No you don't, you have to wait your turn like everyone else.
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Re: Man banned from WDW for life

Post by horizons1 » Jan Wed 16, 2013 1:49 pm

How is this ban going to be enforced? With tens of thousands of faces to look at every day, how likely is it that this guy would be stopped every time he tries to get in? Or even most of the time he tries?
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Re: Man banned from WDW for life

Post by Amy » Jan Wed 16, 2013 1:56 pm

horizons1 wrote:How is this ban going to be enforced? With tens of thousands of faces to look at every day, how likely is it that this guy would be stopped every time he tries to get in? Or even most of the time he tries?
Hmmm, that is a good point. Although they did wait and catch him on this particular day. I would guess they distribute photos, or have them posted for CMs to be on the look out for him. There probably aren't that many people who are completely banned from the parks :shock:
It does sound like he was warned several times prior to him being banned.

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Re: Man banned from WDW for life

Post by mindflipper » Jan Wed 16, 2013 2:05 pm

When I first saw the title "Man banned from WDW for life" it made me wonder: "What did Jacca5660 do THIS TIME??" :shock: :shock: :shock:

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Re: Man banned from WDW for life

Post by cy1229 » Jan Wed 16, 2013 2:09 pm

Amy wrote:
horizons1 wrote:How is this ban going to be enforced? With tens of thousands of faces to look at every day, how likely is it that this guy would be stopped every time he tries to get in? Or even most of the time he tries?
Hmmm, that is a good point. Although they did wait and catch him on this particular day. I would guess they distribute photos, or have them posted for CMs to be on the look out for him. There probably aren't that many people who are completely banned from the parks :shock:
It does sound like he was warned several times prior to him being banned.
Wouldn't the fingerprint scanner identify him?
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Re: Man banned from WDW for life

Post by Soarin08 » Jan Wed 16, 2013 2:21 pm

cy1229 wrote:
Amy wrote:
horizons1 wrote:How is this ban going to be enforced? With tens of thousands of faces to look at every day, how likely is it that this guy would be stopped every time he tries to get in? Or even most of the time he tries?
Hmmm, that is a good point. Although they did wait and catch him on this particular day. I would guess they distribute photos, or have them posted for CMs to be on the look out for him. There probably aren't that many people who are completely banned from the parks :shock:
It does sound like he was warned several times prior to him being banned.
Wouldn't the fingerprint scanner identify him?
They'll disable any sort of media he has, ie. an annual pass or whatnot. And since we generally as for ID during a purchase to tie a name to a ticket or demo to an AP, the name alone will result in the block. If he had a ticket or an AP it was likely seized and subsequently tagged. We have ways of finding these things, believe me. Any ticket can be retained and voided if deemed necessary by security or the Orange County PD.
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Re: Man banned from WDW for life

Post by mindflipper » Jan Wed 16, 2013 2:32 pm

I admit in the past I've been surprised how the people at Diz can find out things...

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Re: Man banned from WDW for life

Post by Soarin08 » Jan Wed 16, 2013 2:37 pm

mindflipper wrote:I admit in the past I've been surprised how the people at Diz can find out things...

You'd be surprised at the many ways I can find people in our system. And how many different ways we can discover when people are cheating the system...
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Re: Man banned from WDW for life

Post by theBIGyowski » Jan Wed 16, 2013 3:04 pm

Soarin08 wrote:
mindflipper wrote:I admit in the past I've been surprised how the people at Diz can find out things...

You'd be surprised at the many ways I can find people in our system. And how many different ways we can discover when people are cheating the system...
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Re: Man banned from WDW for life

Post by cy1229 » Jan Wed 16, 2013 3:07 pm

theBIGyowski wrote:
Soarin08 wrote:
mindflipper wrote:I admit in the past I've been surprised how the people at Diz can find out things...

You'd be surprised at the many ways I can find people in our system. And how many different ways we can discover when people are cheating the system...
It's like Vegas, baby!
Only not as much of an assault on the senses.
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