If you’ve been on Star Tours since it was redone, you know that one of the fun elements of the show is the fact that they take a picture of an audience member and incorporate it into the story. That person is shown on screen as the “rebel spy” and it’s why Darth Vader is chasing your ship (or some variation of that story, since the plot does change depending on what showing you get).
Suffice it to say that there is no sure fire way to be picked as the rebel spy. However, there are a few things you can do to try and increase your chances that seem to work. Keep in mind that this is all speculation and observation. What may work one day won’t work another! And a lot depends on the cast member who is picking the photo. I’ve been chosen as the rebel spy twice now, and here are some of the things that I’ve noticed: