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  • I wonder how much a Quarter Pounder would have cost at the Magic Kingdom.
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  • That looks pretty cool, would bid if I had just a little more scratch
  • McDonald's sponsored the Dinosaur ride in Animal Kingdom when it first opened. They no longer sponsor it, but evidence remains. These pipes are in the queue section.

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    Ketchup, mustard, mayo.
  • There was a fast food stand, set up in frontierland, that sold McDonald's fries.  And a place out at Paradise Pier, in California Adventure, that was a full fledged McDonalds.
    And to answer the first question, the people working them worked for Disney, not McDonald's.  So, yeah, the prices were higher due to the wage difference, also to protect the other Disney restaurants.  Both have been gone for a number of years now.
  • mr intrepid: There was a fast food stand, set up in frontierland, that sold McDonald's fries.  And a place out at Paradise Pier, in California Adventure, that was a full fledged McDonalds.
    And to answer the first question, the people working them worked for Disney, not McDonald's.  So, yeah, the prices were higher due to the wage difference, also to protect the other Disney restaurants.  Both have been gone for a number of years now.


    As I recall, the Frontierland fry cart was destroyed by a falling tree, and rightfully so.
  • mr intrepid: There was a fast food stand, set up in frontierland, that sold McDonald's fries.  And a place out at Paradise Pier, in California Adventure, that was a full fledged McDonalds.
    And to answer the first question, the people working them worked for Disney, not McDonald's.  So, yeah, the prices were higher due to the wage difference, also to protect the other Disney restaurants.  Both have been gone for a number of years now.


    Compared to McDonalds, Disney burgers & fries are worth the price.

    I was glad to see that although Village Haus got a makeover from Pinocchio to Beauty & The Beast, they kept the pastrami burger.
  • Farking Disney...nothing could be worse than this commercial tie-in:
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    I'd hit it!
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    Thank god they didn't do that. It would have been so commercial. Unlike Disneyworld now.
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    Interesting article, Subby.
  • morg: Thank god they didn't do that. It would have been so commercial. Unlike Disneyworld now.


    in the early days there were a ton of commercial tie-ins and sponsorships to help finance Disneyland.  It's hard to imagine today but back then the financing and success of the park were very far from guaranteed and it almost didn't happen.  Many of the rides around the park had a corporate tie-in from then industrial giants, as did the "Santa Fe and Disneyland Railroad", from the 1950s to the 1970s and well into the 80s.  They've been successful enough to move away from that and keep to their own branding.  Ticket prices reflect that success.    The co-branding dropped off substantially in the 1980s - 1990s and now it's pretty 'pure' in terms of outside sponsorship.   I think Dole still has a tie in at the Tiki Room.  Disneyland (world, etc.) has become a license to print money in its own right.
  • harlock: morg: Thank god they didn't do that. It would have been so commercial. Unlike Disneyworld now.

    in the early days there were a ton of commercial tie-ins and sponsorships to help finance Disneyland.  It's hard to imagine today but back then the financing and success of the park were very far from guaranteed and it almost didn't happen.  Many of the rides around the park had a corporate tie-in from then industrial giants, as did the "Santa Fe and Disneyland Railroad", from the 1950s to the 1970s and well into the 80s.  They've been successful enough to move away from that and keep to their own branding.  Ticket prices reflect that success.    The co-branding dropped off substantially in the 1980s - 1990s and now it's pretty 'pure' in terms of outside sponsorship.   I think Dole still has a tie in at the Tiki Room.  Disneyland (world, etc.) has become a license to print money in its own right.


    I mean, ffs Epcot has had corporate sponsorships for all of its Future World rides since the park opened. It's like when people complain that Star Wars is "too commercial now". It's always been commercial!
  • RoyFokker'sGhost: , they kept the pastrami burger.

    I'd hit it.

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  • A pitch book for an ad. Wonderful.
  • BadReligion: I wonder how much a Quarter Pounder would have cost at the Magic Kingdom.


    Literally a quarter of a pound of silver.
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