Disney is experiencing a Figment popcorn bucket frenzy as followers lined up for seven hours to buy $25 containers that are actually promoting for $200 on eBay.
The EPCOT International Festival of the Arts started on Friday and Disney followers have been so excited for the brand new limited-edition Figment popcorn buckets that they arrived hours earlier than the park opened.
The buckets, which resemble Figment, have been solely being offered at one a part of the park.
Figment is the mascot of the Imagination! Pavilion at Walt Disney World Resort’s Epcot theme park.
He’s a small purple dragon who’s sometimes noticed sporting a yellow sweater and seems on numerous Epcot merchandise.
Figment has appeared in a collection of Epcot Educational Media brief movies for colleges, in addition to two Marvel Comics’ Disney Kingdoms model comedian ebook collection.
Disneygoers lined up on Friday on the Pop Eats sales space situated close to the doorway of Epcot’s World Showcase, Insider reports.
Shocking footage from Blog Mickey revealed the seemingly endless line earlier than the park opened.
Alongside the footage of enthusiastic followers, shared to Twitter, Blog Mickey tweeted: “In case you’re wondering how the Figment Popcorn Bucket situation is going, here’s a look at the line during EARLY ENTRY (aka, before EPCOT officially opens).”
Another video, shared by WDW News Today, confirmed what appears to be like like lots of of individuals ready in line.
“The line for the Figment popcorn bucket has a quoted 6.5-7 hour wait, and stretches from Pop Eats, to World Showcase Promenade, to Test Track, then to the EPCOT Experience,” WDW News Today tweeted.
Disney fan Ashley Ebey, who purposely stayed on the Polynesian Villiage Resort to have a fast commute to the Pop Eats stand, instructed Insider: “Because we stayed on Disney property, it gave us a 30-minute head begin.
“The line was instantly massive, but once it started moving, we only waited about 45 minutes for it.”
Another fan, Samantha Kristiansen, instructed the information outlet: “It’s cute, and this is my first time going to the Festival of the Arts, so it’s a great souvenir.”
She waited barely over two hours to get the lovable dragon stuffed with rainbow popcorn.
A most of two buckets have been allowed to be bought per visitor.
The Sun reached out to Disney for remark however didn’t obtain a right away response.
And now, the popcorn buckets are being offered for round $200 on eBay.
At least 50 buckets, dubbed “Disney Parks 2022 Epcot Festival Of The Arts Figment Popcorn Bucket New” on the e-commerce web site, have been being offered for costs ranging as little as $90.
Most costs have been set inside the $150 to $200 vary.
This story initially appeared on The Sun and was reproduced right here with permission.