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Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Disney World really wants you to stop using your selfie sticks

Posted By on Wed, May 20, 2015 at 10:49 AM

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If you want to take a selfie on a ride at Disney World, you're gonna have to snap a photo of yourself like your grandparents did, with your arm. After outright banning selfie sticks on rides a month ago, Disney is now taking it up a notch by posting these informative signs that read, "No Selfie Sticks." 

Last Friday, Disney added the signs to the entrance of Magic Kingdom's Thunder Mountain. 

Back in April, Disney told it's cast members to politely ask guests over the PA system to stow their selfie sticks while on a ride or attraction. If the guest wouldn't comply, the ride would be stopped immediately. Since then, Thunder Mountain has been ground-zero for selfie violations and has been stopped multiple times because of adherent "selfie sticking." 

On Monday, a Disney spokeswoman told the Orlando Sentinel, "Guests can bring selfie sticks on the rides but must securely store them." 

Disneyland in California is having similar issues and has recently posted signs at Space Mountain and Big Thunder Mountain. 

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