I have to admit … I was sorely tempted to hop back on over to Epcot. You see, I have some pretty good stuff lined up in the old publishing queue! But, you have Mrs. All in WDW to thank for anchoring me squarely in front of Cinderella Castle. So, lucky for you, we’re staying around “The Most Magical Place On Earth” for a few more days.
Boy, do I have a poll for you! As you all know, the Magic Kingdom is divided into six themed “lands”. Are you into pirates and jungles? Is it the cowboys and the American “old west” that you are anxious to see? Do science fiction, rockets, and aliens get you all charged up? Or, is a world of fantasy more your speed?
First, the answer. There are 13 gargoyles on the outside of the castle. That one stumped most of us as the most popular response was, “What’re you talkin’ ’bout, Bob? Disney wouldn’t put gargoyles on Cinderella’s crib!” It’s true, I promise you. Look at the picture-proof below!
It’s amazing what you can learn when you start looking for tidbits to turn into trivia questions. Here’s two more little nuggets before we move on …
OK, so you guys are on a roll this week! 49% of you were right on target – the moat surrounding the castle holds approximately 3.37 million gallons of water. Wow, that’s a lot of water!
It’s amazing what random, and somewhat useful, statistics you can find on the Internet. The reported average price of a bottle of water (according to the International Bottled Water Association and as of February 24, 2012) is …
How many stones are there in Cinderella Castle in Magic Kingdom? None! The whole shell of the building is made, mainly, of fiberglass! In fact, the castle is actually made of concrete, steel, cement, plaster and fiberglass. 66% of you knew that already, though! Great work!
Are you still feelin’ lucky, folks? Let’s give it another go! The moat surrounding the castle holds approximately _____ million gallons of water.