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Old 10-28-2013, 12:12 AM   #1
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Real Human Remains on Pirates on the Caribbean (DL)?

This may be an old story but it's new to me, so I was interested in fact-checking it and possibly getting more information.

I just read a story online (similar to this account http://disneylandreport.blogspot.com...irates-of.html) claiming that Pirates of the Caribbean at Disney Land was once chock full of real human skeletons provided by UCLA and still contains one real human skull.

Does anyone have any information on whether this is true, how the skeletons came to be obtained, when they were removed, how/why DL decided to leave one real skull, etc.?

What a perfect time of year to learn more about this story. Happy Halloween!
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Old 10-28-2013, 08:11 AM   #2
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I never head this one before, but I would think it is unlikely.

However, I never say never!

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Old 10-28-2013, 08:28 AM   #3
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While unlikely, I would like to volunteer my bones to be included.
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Old 10-28-2013, 08:30 AM   #4
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See and I thought this would be about people dumping ashes in the water.
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Old 10-28-2013, 08:46 AM   #5
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See and I thought this would be about people dumping ashes in the water.
You know that is what I was thinking also. I know my DH would love to have his ashes there. Oh wait, I guess so would I. Love the ride.

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Old 10-28-2013, 06:27 PM   #6
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I have heard it from cast members. I am more inclined to think it true...
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Old 10-28-2013, 09:54 PM   #7
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I've heard this before and I just came here to see if this was actually true
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Old 10-29-2013, 12:23 AM   #8
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The skull & crossbones in the headboard is real. I believe it came from UCLA Med Ctr.

Or I should say, they used to be real. I believe that they were possibly the last real remains that were finally removed a few years back. I believe Tony Baxter confirmed that. Haven't seen anything about this since 2009 or so.
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Old 10-30-2013, 04:05 PM   #9
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We know a person who did indeed put some ashes from their dad in Disney World (and also at the old course at St. Andrews). I am sure it happens often.
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Old 08-12-2014, 09:39 AM   #10
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But no real skulls on the ride in Disney World?
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Old 08-12-2014, 01:44 PM   #11
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There are so many legends about DL's PotC that I don't even know what to think anymore From Walt's body being buried beneath the attraction to real human skeletons decorating the walls. Who knows really? I'm not sure whether this is true or not, but it is quite a popular DL legend.
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Old 08-12-2014, 03:04 PM   #12
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There are so many legends about DL's PotC that I don't even know what to think anymore From Walt's body being buried beneath the attraction to real human skeletons decorating the walls. Who knows really? I'm not sure whether this is true or not, but it is quite a popular DL legend.
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Old 08-12-2014, 06:36 PM   #13
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Does that mean the mermaid skeleton is fake too?


Just kidding!
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Old 08-13-2014, 07:13 PM   #14
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this gives me the creeeeeeps
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Old 08-13-2014, 08:16 PM   #15
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Well if their were any actual remains on a ride it would be Haunted Mansion...

so I'd have call BS on this rumor.
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