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Old 02-19-2013, 12:13 PM   #1
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BBB at DTD becoming adults only??!

I just heard from a friend at WDW that there is a sign outside of the Downtown Disney BBB (Bibbidi Boppiti Boutique) that states it will soon be an adults-only location? I realize there is also a BBB in the Magic Kingdom, but this comes as a huge surprise! This will force parents of young girls who want to visit the BBB to go only to the Magic Kingdom location, which I'm certain is harder to get into, and has more restricted hours during certain times of the year due to the Magic Kingdom being restricted (think MVMCP, MNSSHP, etc)

Can anyone confirm this rumor?
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Old 02-19-2013, 12:16 PM   #2
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This is baseless and senseless. Why would they make BBB adults only? Who wants to see that?
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Old 02-19-2013, 12:26 PM   #3
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This is baseless and senseless. Why would they make BBB adults only? Who wants to see that?
from what she said, apparently they get a lot of traffic there from prom-goers, etc. (But that is just what...one month out of the year?) And no offense to the ladies there but I didn't think they possessed the skills to create a true formal adult look.
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Old 02-19-2013, 01:45 PM   #4
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That is weird to me. I kinda understand maybe because of the prom deal. I dunno, it's just a weird deal to me.
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Old 02-19-2013, 05:37 PM   #5
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Umm, they are not even qualified estehticians and hairdressers. I highly doubt htis. They are able to create a prescribed hairdo and do make up/nails but this is not a certified salon. The makeup and nails are just paint jobs (not a manicure) and not really well done and the updo's are just styles--they cannot wash, cut or do anything. This makes no sense.
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Old 02-20-2013, 04:11 AM   #6
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from what she said, apparently they get a lot of traffic there from prom-goers, etc. (But that is just what...one month out of the year?) And no offense to the ladies there but I didn't think they possessed the skills to create a true formal adult look.
Disney never does anything "reserved" for local traffic.

They use the general public to supplement the business when needed...then push them to the side when they don't.

Typically...people on vacation spend like drunken sailors...
Locals....don't. Or at least shouldn't...and in the case of most of central Florida, can't afford too.

Here endeth the rumor.
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Old 02-20-2013, 10:36 AM   #7
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Disney never does anything "reserved" for local traffic.

They use the general public to supplement the business when needed...then push them to the side when they don't.

Typically...people on vacation spend like drunken sailors...
Locals....don't. Or at least shouldn't...and in the case of most of central Florida, can't afford too.

Here endeth the rumor.
that makes perfect sense to me!!

I don't know if my friend got confused by some type of signage. Maybe there will be an adults-only area at DTD again??? (boy wouldn't a lot of us love to see the night clubs come back!) but I highly doubt it.

Usually every rumor I hear is found with a quick google, but not this one, so I had to come to the best place to find out!! If anyone hears anything regarding this, please post it here. Til then I guess we'll call it a silly rumor!!
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Old 02-19-2013, 05:39 PM   #8
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Adults are not even allowed to enter the parks dressed in costume...
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Old 02-19-2013, 05:55 PM   #9
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I am gonna say no way, they don't even allow adults as it is now. I can't see them closing off the location to kids, what a mess that would be. Besides, at least the adults I have seen look (IMHO) silly with the styles.
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Old 02-20-2013, 01:10 PM   #10
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Besides, at least the adults I have seen look (IMHO) silly with the styles.
I was one of the adults that did this last year with my 3 year old neice and yes, I did look silly. But, we went together and had it done. I already had my appointment booked when they changed to the no adults rule. I got a lot of stares and pointing from other adults, but you know what......DNeice and I had a BLAST!! We laughed and had the best time together. I even had some women tell me they wished they had the guts to do that before they made the rule. Well, I did have the guts and now when she's older we have all the photopass pictures to look back on! I'd do it again in a heartbeat!
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Old 02-19-2013, 06:09 PM   #11
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That would be very odd.
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~I hadn't hear this rumor, but the "adults only" sounds like it will become a full service spa!
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Old 02-19-2013, 11:21 PM   #13
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~I hadn't hear this rumor, but the "adults only" sounds like it will become a full service spa!
Even so, Saratoga Springs has more than a full service spa and its right across the lake. I just don't see this even as a possibility. If anything should come from this, it'd be that the DTD location closes.
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Old 02-20-2013, 07:15 AM   #14
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This won't happen, BBB was made for little girls who want to dress as a Princess.

Also, I doubt any teen nowadays would wear a Disney princess dress to Prom.
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Old 02-20-2013, 07:58 AM   #15
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I honestly can not see Disney making DTD BBB adults only. We took our daughters to BBB and it was crammed in there. If they take DTD out for adults only, they would lose a lot of business. They may run adult only times or something like that, but I would be astonished if it went to adults only.
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