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The Legend of the Hatbox Ghost

If you’re a fan of the Haunted Mansion, there’s a good chance you’re familiar with the infamous Hatbox Ghost.  This mysterious figure was originally intended to be a part of the ride, but he was removed shortly after the Haunted Mansion opened to mortals like you and me.  His brief appearance caused some confusion and also gave rise to a rather intriguing legend.  Had anyone really seen this ghoulish Hatbox Ghost or was he a mere hallucination?  For a ride revolving around a haunted estate inhabited by 999 “happy haunts”, it was all the more chilling for one of these ghosts to have seemingly vanished without a trace.  To this day, they say that no record remains of what became of the original Hatbox Ghost figure.  Of course, that’s not the end of the story, nor is it quite the beginning. Continue reading The Legend of the Hatbox Ghost

The Duck’s Disneyland Ride Tour 2017 Part 2

The Duck’s grand tour of the rides we visited at Disneyland continues in the aptly titled part two!  We’ve already discussed the lesser-amazing (but still pretty delightful) rides we visited, and now it’s time for the top six.  Which means the best of the best is coming up!  (Again, we did not go on any scary rides, which mainly includes: Space Mountain, Splash Mountain, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, and um…Matterhorn.)  Sit back and prepare to read some more overly detailed descriptions of cool stuff!  You know you love it! Continue reading The Duck’s Disneyland Ride Tour 2017 Part 2