Ride parts stolen from Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World

Posted Saturday, October 12, 2019 12:37 PM | Contributed by Jeff

According to an incident report, an employee doing inventory in a storage shed on Oct. 1 noticed a set of sails was missing from the Peter Pan ride. Later that afternoon the employee realized that a "shell" and three seats from Space Mountain were also missing.

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Saturday, October 12, 2019 12:48 PM

I don't get any part of this: the person that steals it and sells it or, even worse, the person that creates the market for this by buying it. To paraphrase a line from an episode of The West Wing: that's not being a fan. That's having a fetish.

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Saturday, October 12, 2019 4:58 PM

It’s not that rare. Kennywood auctioned of two Log Jammer boats (proceeds to GKTW) and one went for $5K and another for $10K.

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Sunday, October 13, 2019 10:14 AM

I'm not sure what being rare has to do with anything.

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Sunday, October 13, 2019 10:21 AM

It's more of a "Having something that no one else has." Most of the time these people have to hide these items, for fear of someone turning them in for receiving stolen items. There are quite a few stolen antique carousel horses out there that have never been recovered, not to mention a very large fairground organ in Great Britain that was stolen complete with it's Bedford van. Neither have been recovered.

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Sunday, October 13, 2019 11:50 AM

I think they found that Go Gator, though. So that’s good.

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Monday, October 14, 2019 9:35 PM

They made me give it back.

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Tuesday, October 15, 2019 7:24 AM

Thanks. I was tired of taking suspicious blame from all of my friends here in Ohio.

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Tuesday, October 15, 2019 10:32 AM

I tried to negotiate for a Dragon Wagon, but I think they recognized the value and desirability greatly exceeds the Go Gator and told me to pound gravy.

Still not sure who "they" are, but they must be coaster nerds, too.

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Tuesday, October 15, 2019 6:12 PM

Did they at least compensate you with bran muffins?

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