The Orlando Sentinel

Mr. Toad Outrage

By Jill Jorden Spitz
Orlando Sentinel Staff

Monday, November 10, 1997
Tourism & Travel Section
Although callers to a recent Orlando Sentinel poll were ready to send Mr. Toad packing, the Internet is buzzing with online efforts to save the Magic Kingdom ride.

A "Save Mr. Toad's Wild Ride!" Web site went up on Oct. 23, the day after the Sentinel reported that Disney officials are considering replacing the scary, dark ride with a more kid-friendly adventure based on the wildly popular Winnie the Pooh.

The site -- at --- includes the history and storyline of the ride, offers a place for the outraged to post their comments and encourages people to get involved with a list of top Disney executives and their addresses.
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