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dvcod
07-10-2009, 11:19 PM
Just wanted to thank all of you incredible people for your assistance in my finally purchasing DVC. I have been on this forum ( have not posted....kind of shy i guess....) for over a year now and it is your wisdom that helped me purchase 210- points at AK about two weeks ago. I got an incredible price from Disney...November use year with all 2008 points ( which my guide banked for me ) and got the points broken down into three contracts of 100pts, 60 pts, and 50pts. I have been planning this for over 9 years and felt this was the right time to buy. I was able to pay cash for the points thanks to 9 years of saving....and have my frist trip booked for the week after Thanksgiving....November 29 -December 5th. I will be taking my DW, DS and his family...which means a grandson age 6!! It should be special. It is all of you that helped make this possible and it is your knowledge that help me do it "Right". Thanks to all of you and I promise to post about the trip when we are there and when I get back. You all are probably in for it....I love to take photos!!! May all of you have a blessed weekend....and again THANKS......peace....Jim...in Ohio

BigMama
07-10-2009, 11:21 PM
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SamSam
07-10-2009, 11:57 PM
Congratulations!!! and Welcome Home!!!

Your 6 yearl old grandchild will love AKV, as I'm sure you will.:goodvibes

oakmanner
07-11-2009, 12:41 AM
Congrats! I commend you on being able to save for nine years! You've saved thousands on interest charges if you were to finance.:thumbsup2

AnnaS
07-11-2009, 06:53 AM
Congratulations and Welcom Home!!!!!!!!

Enjoy all the planning and those wonderful magical vacations you will be taking/making.

Corinne
07-11-2009, 07:37 AM
:welcome: Home!

DVC Mike
07-11-2009, 08:59 AM
Congrats and Welcome Home!

dvcod
07-11-2009, 09:08 AM
Thanks for the "Welcome Homes"....it is good to be a part of a group that cares so much about others.....and yes....my 6 year old grandson is going to have a blast...but I think his grandpa....is going to be "just a little" excited also!!!....Jim

wulfekamp
07-11-2009, 09:17 AM
Welcome Home. Dvc members are just kids that never grew up. And I hope we never due.

wdwfan1
07-11-2009, 10:28 AM
Congratulations and welcome home! You picked a great time for your first DVC vacation. Holiday time makes a trip extra magical. We will be there at the same time!

dvcod
07-11-2009, 10:32 AM
Thanks wdwfan1. Might i ask where you will be staying....and we have been there this time of year before and it is so incredible with everything decorated....hope your trip is special also......Jim

Ron from Michigan
07-11-2009, 11:01 AM
Welcome Home. We are also AKV owners.

ABE4DISNEY
07-11-2009, 11:38 AM
:welcome: from a fellow Ohioan!!! :banana:

RLRDA
07-11-2009, 01:16 PM
Congratulations! Enjoy DVC and the DIS - this is the place where we all "get it".

Our kids are all young but I look forward to the day that we can take their families (and grandchildren :goodvibes) to WDW.

Disneypirate85
07-11-2009, 01:19 PM
:welcome:home and CONGRATS! What a great time to go, your family will love DVC...Shawnpirate:

Lindabelle
07-11-2009, 01:42 PM
:yay: Congrats !!! and Welcome Home!!!:woohoo: How wonderful to have 3 generations of family vacationing together!:welcome::smickey:

ToddyLu
07-11-2009, 04:23 PM
:cool1: Congratulations and "Welcome Home!" We bought 210 points at AKV last month and are "new" to. I know you will fantastic trips and what a special legacy to give your grandson!:banana:

arthur06
07-11-2009, 05:08 PM
Congratulations!

dvcod
07-11-2009, 09:23 PM
Thanks again for the kind "Welcome Homes". I just turned 60....wow....and am really doing this for my son and grandson. I hope to enjoy Disney many times ( I hope to go twice a year ...once around the first of December with the whole family and DW and I will go each year in early May.)
I remember as a child watching the Wonderful World of Color ( boy does that date me...)...and one night as the show began..Walt got up from his desk and said. "I have a dream in Florida and I want to share it with you" and he pulled down a large map and used a pointing stick probably 20 feet long and pointed on the map to his dream of Disney World. I told my mother then that I would go there some day and now ...in some very small way"...I own a part of his dream. Guess it kind of is my dream come true. Have a great week all...and thanks again and forgive my rambling...!!!...Jim