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Annony1
08-25-2003, 08:46 PM
Hi to everyone out there. My family and I just returned from a wonderful 11 day stay at WDW.

We stayed off site but pool hopped everyday. Our favorite Disney pool is the Beach & Yacht club. It was very crowded though. The kids loved it.


A very close runner up are the pools at the Dolphin/Swan. We visited there 4 times. The landscaping is beautiful and the pool area is large and lovely.

We went to the Animal Kingdom Lodge twice (we bought a refillable mug there so we went back so that we could use the cup again.) The resort is beautiful but dark. The pool area is okay but my kids really didn't like the fact that there isn't a deep section. If memory serves me correct, the deepest section is 4 feet. The hot tub is great - very hot and you can control the timing of the jets.

The pool at the Contempory is nice, but the bathrooms are run down and the pool was always crowded. But the hot tub in the middle of the pool is a cute idea. Adults are able to enjoy the hot tub and still see the kids in the pool.

The Poly pool is nice. Great slide.

Broadwalk pool is nice, fun slide. The slide makes the pool there. My youngest loved coming thru the clowns mouth.

Coronado has a beautiful pool area. The walk to the pool is alittle too long and the bugs were all over the place. But the slide is awesome and the temple is wonderful.

The Grand Floridian pool is okay , nothing special.

Looking back, I really would change my favorite to the Dolphin/Swan pool area -- it is really the best.

Thanks for reading and I hope you have a Disney inspired day. :)

trip
08-25-2003, 08:53 PM
Fact or fiction?........ What does everyone think?????

Annony1
08-25-2003, 08:57 PM
HI Trip.

Oh my post is pure fact. We flew Southwest from Newark to MCO. Stayed offsite at the Holiday Inn (Kids Suite).

It rained everyday (except Tuesday) starting around 3:30 ish.

I have no reason to lie. It really doesn't matter to me what you say, I'm just posting my opinion on the pools I visited.

The pool area is a very important part of the decision making process for some people and I'm just posting my views.

Again, enjoy your day, Trip.

Deb & Bill
08-25-2003, 09:01 PM
Next time I'm in Newark, I'm coming over to your house to use your facilities. 'Kay?:rolleyes:

taylor1293
08-25-2003, 09:06 PM
Originally posted by trip
Fact or fiction?........ What does everyone think?????

LOL! Definite fiction, but good for a laugh :p

Teresa

Annony1
08-25-2003, 09:07 PM
Come on over! :)

We're not in Newark -- about 1/2 hour east. When you get on the Palisades Parkway -- well send me an email and I'll give you directions.


I'll even provide the towels! :)

freediverdude
08-25-2003, 09:22 PM
I'm going to the Beach Club next week, and I'll check and see if they are requiring wristbands and checking room keys carefully, and then we'll see if it's true LOL.

Geoff_M
08-25-2003, 09:33 PM
Riiiiigggghhhhttttt!!! (Apologies to Bill Cosby)

Mad4Mickey
08-25-2003, 10:04 PM
If I had not promised to stay away from the Pool Hopping , refillable Mug, cram 25 people in 1 room at the CSR , thread I would post here saying ...... FICTION



Sorry TF ( I didnt use the De-Coder ring though does that count?)

PamOKW
08-25-2003, 10:10 PM
LOL!! Kind of a long trip just to go swimming. You could have hit the local hotel pools. The AC casinos have some nice ones. ;)

DMRick
08-25-2003, 10:11 PM
Oh come on Annony..at least when I published my fiction, I posted pictures for show and tell LOL!

Doris

>>^..^<<
08-25-2003, 10:11 PM
It's gotta be fiction... I am at the Beach Club right now and it has to be easier to get in the WhiteHouse then it is to get in the pool here.

:)

>>^..^<<

Nuts4Disney
08-26-2003, 12:25 AM
LOL! :tongue: :teeth:

Don't forget to look for Annony1's next thread:

Big Labor Day Sale This Weekend...Brooklyn Bridge [or should I say George Washington Bridge ;)] Very Cheap...Lowest Price Ever! :p

magicmouse2
08-26-2003, 12:45 AM
:crazy: :earseek: :tongue: :teeth:

kdibattista
08-26-2003, 05:56 AM
:p

goofy4tink
08-26-2003, 06:10 AM
While at the Polynesian last week, we were waiting for the monorail over to MK. There were three young ladies (late teens/early twenties) waiting at the stop also. They were in bathing suits, carrying bags with sun-tan lotion and beach towels in them. They were wet, but not dripping. Their conversation, and I quote, "So, what pool should we try tomorrow guys?" No wonder the pool was so crowded.

WebmasterPenny
08-26-2003, 06:45 AM
Goofy4tink, maybe they were DVC members - and so free to pool hop most everywhere :)

Welcome to the DIS Annony1 :p

ducklite
08-26-2003, 06:57 AM
What a troll.

Anne

Annony1
08-26-2003, 07:20 AM
You guys are so funny. I don't really know why my post is so debatable..fact or fiction? Why would I lie? It's not like you know who I am or anything..I have nothing to lose by telling the truth.

Yes, it was a long trip for swimming. But we've been to Disney every year for the past 14 years and don't really 'do' the parks that much anymore. We just go for the family time.

We are DVC members for 8 years running and love it. But that still doesn't change my post. :)

Bye.

Robinette
08-26-2003, 07:31 AM
Originally posted by Annony1
You guys are so funny. I don't really know why my post is so debatable..fact or fiction? Why would I lie? It's not like you know who I am or anything..I have nothing to lose by telling the truth.


What's so funny is that you have to hide behind a new screen name. If you have nothing to lose then why not stir up trouble with your original Dis name?!

ducklite
08-26-2003, 07:41 AM
DVC members are not allowed to hop to AKL.

The thing that irks me if indeed s/he did do this, is that abuse by a few DVC members (hopping to resorts where hopping is not allowed) could ultimately end the privilege for all.

Anne

GladysK
08-26-2003, 07:58 AM
Originally posted by Annony1
Hi to everyone out there. My family and I just returned from a wonderful 11 day stay at WDW.

We stayed off site but pool hopped everyday.


If you are a DVC member....then why did you stay off-site?:rolleyes:

Don & June
08-26-2003, 08:50 AM
And I thought with was a friendly site - So I take it pool hoping is frowned upon?

Don

Lesley
08-26-2003, 09:08 AM
For those who are new here...or to the rules and regulations of Disney resort pools...pools are for the use of those staying at that particular resort. DVC members staying on points at a DVC resort are permitted to use other resort pools (except SAB at the YC/BC and the pool at AKL) but that is it....and there are blackout dates for that as well.

It is not permissible for those staying off site to use Disney resort pools, nor is it allowed for those staying at a Disney resort to use a pool other than the ones at the resort at which they have a room.

That said, and as much as its obvious the original post is fiction, I know people who do stay off site and pool crash at WDW. It happens. And I'm sure it will continue to happen as long as a wristband/fence system does not exist at every WDW resort pool. Sadly, DVC members will probably lose pool hopping benefits before that ever happens.

This is a friendly site....but those who are breaking rules at WDW and announce it here are generally told off pretty quickly.....there are a variety of "hot" topics which have been listed previously in this thread. The original poster in this thread appears to be a troll looking to stir something up.

goofy4tink
08-26-2003, 09:40 AM
[QUOTE]Originally posted by WebmasterPenny
[B]Goofy4tink, maybe they were DVC members - and so free to pool hop most everywhere :)

Ooops. Thanks Penny. I had forgotten that. Good point.

Eeyore1954
08-26-2003, 10:02 AM
Originally posted by goofy4tink
Ooops. Thanks Penny. I had forgotten that. Good point. [/B] Goofy4tink, don't feel bad. There's something funny smelling about all this. First, the OP states:
Originally posted by Annony1
Hi to everyone out there. My family and I just returned from a wonderful 11 day stay at WDW.

We stayed off site but pool hopped everyday. They had an 11-day stay atWDW but stayed off site. It's not until after WebmasterPenny suggests that they might be DVC members that they claim Originally posted by Annony1
We are DVC members for 8 years running and love it. But that still doesn't change my post.
Originally posted by Annony1
Why would I lie? It's not like you know who I am or anything..I have nothing to lose by telling the truth./ I know know why you would choose to lie, but your posts are filled with inconsistencies. You claim to be a DVC member for 8 years, yet you don't know the rules regarding pool-hopping. As someone else asked, why as a DVC member, did you stay off-site?

After reading this over a few times, I am in complete agreement with ducklite's first post on this thread.

WebmasterPenny
08-26-2003, 10:37 AM
Originally posted by ducklite
DVC members are not allowed to hop to AKL.

The thing that irks me if indeed s/he did do this, is that abuse by a few DVC members (hopping to resorts where hopping is not allowed) could ultimately end the privilege for all.

Anne

No-one suggested DVC members <i>are</i> allowed to pool hop at AKL so I'm not sure who you are correcting. If you read my post, you'll see I was talking to Goofy4tink, and if you read Goofy4tinks post properly you will see they were talking about seeing some people who had used the <b>Poly</b> pool. <i>They, may have been the DVC members :)</i>

As for the OP, it makes no odds if they were DVC members or not as they weren't staying on site, let alone on points, which is the single condition that needs to be met for pool hopping - so that whole point is moot.

Now...everyone - stop feeding the troll, no matter how small the acknowledgement, you are giving them the very reaction they want :)

robinb
08-26-2003, 11:25 AM
Originally posted by WebmasterPenny
Now...everyone - stop feeding the troll, no matter how small the acknowledgement, you are giving them the very reaction they want :)

http://personalpages.tds.net/~rb/DIS/troll-crossing.bmp

ducklite
08-26-2003, 11:27 AM
Sorry Penny, I wasn't trying to "Correct You", more just "talking out loud to myself".

I still stand by my first post. What a troll.

Anne

Nuts4Disney
08-26-2003, 01:22 PM
Originally posted by Don & June
And I thought with was a friendly site - So I take it pool hoping is frowned upon?

Don

Like Lesley said, it is a friendly site. Lesley even posted the "pool rules" for anyone who was curious.

As Eeyore1954 pointed out, something just doesn't *smell* right with the original post. Personally, I just took it as the original poster was a *jester*.

Check out some of the other threads & you'll find folks are really very friendly & helpful.

DMRick
08-26-2003, 02:19 PM
We went to the Animal Kingdom Lodge twice (we bought a refillable mug there so we went back so that we could use the cup again.)

Forget the pool hopping...did anyone notice this sentence? This has to be a troll LOL..heck who would admit this on these boards?

Doris

phamton
08-26-2003, 03:10 PM
Originally posted by Annony1

Oh my post is pure fact.

And gullible isn't in the dictionary either.

:cool:

Bev

WebmasterPenny
08-26-2003, 04:10 PM
Originally posted by phamton
And gullible isn't in the dictionary either.

:cool:

Bev

It's not?!?!!? :o ;)

Ok, I think this thread has gone quite far enough - it serves absolutely no useful purpose.

Say Buh bye...