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Discussion in 'Theme Parks Attractions and Strategies' started by Mother Gothel, Oct 21, 2013.

  1. 3Gsandme

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    Why wouldn't they want that data? I'd want it. The better they can predict habits and tendencies inside the parks, the better they can control the experience. People are talking about park and attraction expansion, knowing the finite details of a person's in park experience tells Disney exactly how and where to spend their money.

    If I was running a theme park, I'd want every tiny bit guest experience data I could get my hands on.
     
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  3. Arielle22

    Arielle22 <font color=red>We have had spirits<br><font color

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  4. Ava83

    Ava83 Mouseketeer<br><font color=red>I must have Diet Co

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    This 1000%! THIS!
     
  5. SSR

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    COMPLETELY AGREE. Disney is entitled to do whatever they'd (legally) like to gather and compile information to improve the "guest experience." I think the issue some folks have with the MBs is that this process is not completely "voluntary" (unless you're willing to forego some really neat features). For us, it's worth the tradeoff because we trust Disney (gasp!) and because the features far outweigh my concerns.

    Now, Facebook, on the other hand... :lmao:
     
  6. BayouMickey

    BayouMickey Green Grinning Gators Come Out To Socialize

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  7. rajahfan7

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    Disney already has our fingerprints so....:confused3
     
  8. 3Gsandme

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    I guess I just don't care if Disney knows that I have to poop 45 minutes after lunch at Cosmic Rays. (paranoid). Maybe I should? I assume that Disney is concerned with how much I spend on a meal, what sorts of rides I ride, how much I spend on souvenirs (including what type) and my touring patterns. I don't think they're listening in to my husband and I having a spat about whether or not he can take the 4 year old into the men's room to give me a break or my two oldest fighting because the middle one keeps singing a song in a loop. I'd be disturbed if Disney was using my truly personal information, but they're not.
     
  9. SSR

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    I'm not sure this is correct. Last time I checked (a few years ago?), Disney was using a geometric system of data points from your finger, not necessarily a "fingerprint." The system stores numerical datapoints, not the fingerprint itself.

    Again, I haven't looked at this in a while, but I remember researching it when Disney first started using the technology. I'd eat my Mickey Ears if Disney is actually reading and storing "fingerprints" in the traditional sense.
     
  10. BayouMickey

    BayouMickey Green Grinning Gators Come Out To Socialize

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    wait how did you put that? I fixed that quote for you?:rotfl2:
     
  11. SSR

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    HA! BRILLIANT. LOVE IT. You're exactly right! :thumbsup2
     
  12. kay1864

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    Please tell me, since Disney ALREADY has all my personal info in my MDE profile...

    why would they put it on the bands as well?
     
  13. BayouMickey

    BayouMickey Green Grinning Gators Come Out To Socialize

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    Because a conspiracy theory wouldn't be as fun.
     
  14. cgattis

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    Ok, I actually had not thought of this until I read this thread, but.......even if they are not keeping your info on the band, could someone with a receiver grab your ID, write it to some other device/media (like stealing garage door codes), and then charge to it later? Is that even possible? Personally I don't care if Disney tracks me (ditto the bus comment and LOL)--maybe I'll get a coupon at some point HA. But I really don't want someone buying a sofa-size print at Art of Disney and charging it to my room....any techies know if this is possible?
     
  15. MouseMomx2

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    They would need to know your pin, which you choose so it would be nearly impossible. They also wouldn't be able to use it for park admission because you need to scan your finger.
     
  16. DebbieB

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    If you look at the bottom of the current fastpass tickets, it prints your ticket #. So they know which rides you pulled them for and the times (if you used an AP or KTTW).
     
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  18. Son of Gadsden

    Son of Gadsden Sometimes you're the hammer, sometimes you're the

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    For all those arguing on here, and those trolling...eh em.

    I believe there was a post here in the rumors board where someone decoded a magic band and showed exactly what's in it, so rather than arguing over he said she said, maybe use the search function.

    I'll save a step. http://www.disboards.com/showthread.php?t=3171483
     
  19. BayouMickey

    BayouMickey Green Grinning Gators Come Out To Socialize

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    why you gotta take the fun outta everything?
     
  20. Son of Gadsden

    Son of Gadsden Sometimes you're the hammer, sometimes you're the

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    Because I'm a Redskins fan and Bob Costas is still alive.

    You asked.
     
  21. BayouMickey

    BayouMickey Green Grinning Gators Come Out To Socialize

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    answer.... validated!
     

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