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Old 09-01-2012, 02:49 AM   #1
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So, we just put an offer in for a contract at AKL and it has been sent to disney for ROFR, closing Oct 16......soooo excited, now the waiting begins!Just wanted to share with people who would understand.Not that it is anyone else's business anyways, but have not told anyone in our family that we were even thinking about it.....oh the things that would be said.
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Old 09-01-2012, 05:16 AM   #2
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Hope your deal goes through. Congrats!

We are just waiting on our member package to come. We closed about 10 days ago. I completely understand. It's funny that you mentioned not telling anyone. We feel the same way, not wanting to tell any friends or family. We have been really excited and decided to tell my DH's parents and my older brother and SIL, the only reason why being that we have kinda converted my brother and SIL into going to Disney with us, they have Epcot passes. We've been trying to convert my MIL and FIL to also get excited about Disney too. As far as the other people, we're worried they may talk behind our backs or try to mooch free hotel accomodations.

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Old 09-01-2012, 08:11 AM   #3
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I understand completely. This is my third contract that just passed ROFR and I haven't told anyone either. I'm sure I'll get the "why do you need more pts". It's none of their business. My sister understands since she loves Disney and would love to purchase but her DH says no, so she goes with me alot since my DH doesn't want to go that often. It works out for both of us.

Good Luck with passing ROFR, it took me the full 30 days to hear back from Disney. Now onto the closing and making my first Holiday reservation at VWL for Dec 2013.
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Old 09-01-2012, 08:43 AM   #4
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Funny, I feel the same way. My husband, though, told some friends at dinner, kind of to illustrate how obsessed I am. I was really annoyed, because they had another friend at the table whom I had never met. Turns out, this new guy was a DVC-er, too, and he completely understood me!
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Old 09-01-2012, 08:55 AM   #5
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Just remember... it's just a matter of time before all those people that think we're crazy are asking us to borrow points.
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Old 09-02-2012, 01:27 PM   #6
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Funny, I feel the same way. My husband, though, told some friends at dinner, kind of to illustrate how obsessed I am. I was really annoyed, because they had another friend at the table whom I had never met. Turns out, this new guy was a DVC-er, too, and he completely understood me!
I guess I am lucky, my whole family is just as obsessed as I am. None of them would ever think of teasing me about my obsession and risk taking a Carnival cruise next time...
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Old 09-02-2012, 05:27 PM   #7
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We've told our family and friends about our recent purchase- their responses run the gamut from "We're never going back there again!" (let's just say they broke every WDW rule in the book - and then made up and broke some new ones on their first and only trip ... ) to "That's nice ..." ... to "I am so jealous!!" (from our former WDW college-intern neighbor ... who unfortunately (?) is getting married next year and so can't spare the flight, food, and tix $$ to go with us for awhile ... but will be house- and dog-sitting for us when we go in November ...)

None of these types ... ... (yet!)
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Old 09-01-2012, 11:59 AM   #8
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So, we just put an offer in for a contract at AKL and it has been sent to disney for ROFR, closing Oct 16......soooo excited, now the waiting begins!Just wanted to share with people who would understand.Not that it is anyone else's business anyways, but have not told anyone in our family that we were even thinking about it.....oh the things that would be said.
LOL... I could have written this post!!! We actually just passed ROFR and are waiting to close. We have not told anyone except one friend who is a DVC member!!
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Old 09-01-2012, 12:08 PM   #9
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We've never told anyone in our families that we own DVC, but our friends and co-workers all know.

Congratulations on your purchase.
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Old 09-01-2012, 12:09 PM   #10
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So, we just put an offer in for a contract at AKL and it has been sent to disney for ROFR, closing Oct 16......soooo excited, now the waiting begins!Just wanted to share with people who would understand.Not that it is anyone else's business anyways, but have not told anyone in our family that we were even thinking about it.....oh the things that would be said.
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LOL... I could have written this post!!! We actually just passed ROFR and are waiting to close. We have not told anyone except one friend who is a DVC member!!
Same here. Totally get the not sharing. We are waiting for ROFR process and haven't told anyone. This contract will be our second, as we already own at AKL. It's nice to be able to share with people who understand.

Congrats to both of you.
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Old 09-01-2012, 09:02 PM   #11
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I understand, I told my sister but no one else in the family. They think I'm crazy, my girls are 6yo and have been to Disney 7 times. They can not understand why we go so often. We have another trip planned in 2 weeks for MNSSHP and another for marathon weekend.
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Old 09-02-2012, 08:23 AM   #12
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IMHO, all of you should be saying to everyone, join DVC it is a great feeling.
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He who pays the piper calls the music .
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Old 10-03-2012, 09:12 AM   #13
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Congrats!!! We just got notice that we closed and are waiting for our member number, etc. from Disney... We are so excited but have only told our friends who are dvc owners.... Certain other people would give us grief about it even though we waited a long time to be in a position to afford it... Don't need anyone to bring us down so DH and I agreed to keep it to ourselves at least for now
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Old 10-03-2012, 10:01 AM   #14
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Congratulations to our fellow Canadian!! We bought almost 2 years ago and have only told a select few people. My dad would have a fit if he knew we bought a timeshare. My daughters 18 and 16 absolutely love Disney and are looking forward already to going with their friends in the future. DH and I are looking forward to spending more time there in retirement. I know we will have to add on in the future!!

Welcome home and enjoy every moment!!!
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