Pixar mystery code revealed

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(May 2, 2014) – A big Pixar mystery code was recently revealed, but it may be something you have never noticed.

The combination of numbers and letters “A113” has been popping up in Pixar films for more than a decade.

It appears randomly in movies like Toy Story, Finding Nemo and A Bug’s Life.

And now we know the secret behind the code is an intentional inside joke.

It turns out “A113” is the number of a classroom at the famed California Institute of Arts where the first generation of animators studied graphic design and character animation.

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