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Robert Niles
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Attended Northwestern University
Lives in Pasadena, CA
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The Original Battle Over the Color of a Dress. Published: February 26, 2015 at 11:21 PM. I think I've seen this battle over the color of a dress somewhere once upon a time before.... Sleeping Beauty's dress. Links: XKCD · The Science of Why No One Agrees on the Color of This Dress ...
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Legoland's parent, Merlin Entertainments, announced today that it is partnering with Warner Bros. to create a new 4D movie featuring The Lego Movie stars Emmet and Wyldstyle to its six theme parks worldwide as well as to its 11 Lego Discovery Centers. Emmet at Legoland California ...
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You won't believe what this local school board candidate is saying in her campaign mailers. 
Earlier this month, I asked Who is Sandra Siraganian? Now, we're getting some additional answers, as Siraganian has sent out her first two campaign mailers. While the flyers are providing some additional information about this PUSD school board candidate and her beliefs, they should raise even ...
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Buy your tickets now...
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No more Fastpass+ at lunch.
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Spring festivals mean more income during a traditional slow time for year-round theme parks.
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If you need an illustration of just how much some people love the Disney theme parks, look no further than the online reaction to Disney's latest price increases. Many fans lashed out at Disney over the higher prices for visits to the Walt Disney World and Disneyland parks, topping $100 a day ...
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The Walt Disney World Resort has announced the dates for this year's Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party and Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party. These after-hours, hard-ticket events will take place once again at the Magic Kingdom. Tickets will go on sale in April on Disney World's website.
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Anyone think this one actually will happen?
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Looks like we've got a real winner running for school board in Pasadena. (Let's make sure that designation is figurative, not literal, okay?)
A school board race might not seem as important as races for higher profile offices such as Congress and the Legislature. But a school board can have a direct effect on the lives of thousands of community children and their families. When voter turnout is small, it's all too easy for candidates ...
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I am not sure if you caught this today, but Disney World has pulled the special "city cup" for EPCOT because the Monorail on the side is the Purple Monorail. For you wondering what is the big deal? This is the color of the monorail that crashed and killed a cast member in 2009.
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  • ThemeParkInsider.com
    Editor, 1999 - present
  • Los Angeles Times
    2000 - 2004
  • Rocky Mountain News
    1996 - 2000
  • Walt Disney World
    1987 - 1991
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Pasadena, CA
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Los Angeles, CA - Denver, CO - Omaha, NE - Orlando, FL - Evanston, IL - Indianapolis, IN - Canoga Park, CA - Los Angeles, CA
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Founder and editor, ThemeParkInsider.com. Author of 'Stories from a Theme Park Insider' and 'How to Make Money Publishing Community News Online'
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Hi, I'm Robert Niles, founder and editor of ThemeParkInsider.com and author of the best-selling eBook, "Stories from a Theme Park Insider."
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Proud to say that I've been on every Tom Sawyer Island on Earth.
Education
  • Northwestern University
    BA, Mathematical Methods in the Social Sciences, Political Science (Law & Politics), 1985 - 1989