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Old 08-04-2011, 07:34 PM   #781
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Forgive me if this has been posted before.

There is a video on youtube showing how the Computer chips will work.

Pretty interesting.
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Old 08-04-2011, 09:36 PM   #782
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Does anyone happen to know, is the water in the drinks fountains filtered? I've read some things that Florida water from the fountains doesn't taste so good and even has made some people feel sick.
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Old 08-04-2011, 11:43 PM   #783
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[QUOTE=goofy4tink;42112673'Well, it's nice and I could see myself here...but, it's a Pepsi campus!!! Not sure I can live with that.' OMG...thought I was going to kill her. Yeah, you're going to decide on a college based on it's soda offerings??? I think not.
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Our last visit in June, the drink selection at OKW contained both diet and regular carbonated pop but the lemonade was "light". With the exception of water, this is the only cold drink my child will drink and I do not like her drinking or eating items with artificial sweeteners. Luckily I discovered this before buying the refillable cup.

I am not crazy about the artificial stuff either.

I forgot to add that Pop Century has orange and root beer.

I watched the above you tube video. I forsee people blocking lines, waiting for the next refill to be available.

and multiple thread about refill etiquette. 2 camps. the "get to the end of the line" for refills camp.. and the ""it's just another minute, I'm still in line" camp.
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Old 08-05-2011, 07:40 AM   #784
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Does anyone happen to know, is the water in the drinks fountains filtered? I've read some things that Florida water from the fountains doesn't taste so good and even has made some people feel sick.
The water at WDW isn't going to make anyone sick...it's not like going to a South American village!!! There is a higher level of sulfur in the water...at least I think that's what it is. It does have a strange taste, but I have to say that in recent years, it just hasn't tasted all that awful to me. I routinely use the water bubblers/fountains (whatever you want to call them). I hate lugging a water bottle with me, so we use the 'public' fountains. I stand a greater chance of picking up a nasty germ from a previous user of the fountain than I do from the water itself.

So, long story short...the water is fine. If you find you don't care for the taste, buy bottled water. I don't drink my own tap water at home....but I drink it at WDW. Go figure.
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Old 08-05-2011, 09:19 AM   #785
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There is a video on youtube showing how the Computer chips will work.

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I had not seen that yet. Thanks for posting, that was really informative.
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Old 08-05-2011, 11:38 AM   #786
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Does anyone happen to know, is the water in the drinks fountains filtered? I've read some things that Florida water from the fountains doesn't taste so good and even has made some people feel sick.
The water from the soda fountains is filtered, the water from the water fountains is not. It tastes kind of gross when it isn't filtered, but it won't make you sick.
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Old 08-05-2011, 04:09 PM   #787
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New to this thread.....trying to get the gist....read back many pages...confusing...this will be the first time staying in the park...what are these mugs and where do we purchase them...are they just for the resorts or in the parks also....sorry that this is most likely repative...but I really did try to find out .....thanks all
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Old 08-05-2011, 04:12 PM   #788
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New to this thread.....trying to get the gist....read back many pages...confusing...this will be the first time staying in the park...what are these mugs and where do we purchase them...are they just for the resorts or in the parks also....sorry that this is most likely repative...but I really did try to find out .....thanks all
Hi!

These are resort mugs available purchase at any WDW resort.

Each cost $13.99 & they are used at the soda/coffee refill stations at your resort for unlimited refills during your stay.

They are not good at the Disney parks or waterparks.
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Old 08-05-2011, 04:30 PM   #789
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If you are not staying at a resort, you don't have a length of stay at that resort, so you don't "qualify" to purchase the mugs. They are a "perk" of staying at the resort - like free parking at the theme parks while you are a resort guest. You must pay for the mug or you get the mug with the purchase of the dining plan (quick service or deluxe this year, supposedly all plans next year).
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If you are not staying at a resort, you don't have a length of stay at that resort, so you don't "qualify" to purchase the mugs. They are a "perk" of staying at the resort - like free parking at the theme parks while you are a resort guest. You must pay for the mug or you get the mug with the purchase of the dining plan (quick service or deluxe this year, supposedly all plans next year).
Well to be fair if someone wanted to pay the $13.99 for the mugs because they like to collect them, they can still purchase them at any of the Resort Quick Service locations. While that might not make sense because the mugs are a better deal when staying onsite for a couple of days, there is no rule or sign saying you have to be staying at that resort to purchase them and that you need to show a Key To The World card from that specifc resort or photo ID to purchase them.
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New to this thread.....trying to get the gist....read back many pages...confusing...this will be the first time staying in the park...what are these mugs and where do we purchase them...are they just for the resorts or in the parks also....sorry that this is most likely repative...but I really did try to find out .....thanks all
Check out the very first post in this thread, it has the answers to all of your questions. Be sure to scroll down to the bottom of the post; the top part has the ground rules for the thread, the bottom part has the mug program information.
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Old 08-05-2011, 05:22 PM   #792
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Hi!

These are resort mugs available purchase at any WDW resort.

Each cost $13.99 & they are used at the soda/coffee refill stations at your resort for unlimited refills during your stay.

They are not good at the Disney parks or waterparks.
thanks for the info....not sure if it would be worth it....trying to figure that out
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Old 08-05-2011, 05:25 PM   #793
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If you are not staying at a resort, you don't have a length of stay at that resort, so you don't "qualify" to purchase the mugs. They are a "perk" of staying at the resort - like free parking at the theme parks while you are a resort guest. You must pay for the mug or you get the mug with the purchase of the dining plan (quick service or deluxe this year, supposedly all plans next year).
we are staying at the BC
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Old 08-05-2011, 09:37 PM   #794
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we are staying at the BC
So there is no problem with you purchasing the refillable mugs to use at the BC/YC (sister resorts and you can use them at any refill location at these two resorts). If you spend a lot of time at SAB, you might want the mugs so you can refill them while you are at the pool. That's when we found them the most useful.
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Old 08-06-2011, 12:14 AM   #795
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also, if you decide to walk over to Boardwalk bakery in the morning to get some yummy morning goodies, you'll have no problem getting your mugs filled with coffee there.

oh yeah! if you're staying at beach club villas or anywhere near the beachclub marketplace, I would get my coffee or tea there before going to stormalong bay. darned if I can recall if they have coffee and/or tea at hurricane hannahs, but I don't think so. I aseem to remember a long walk back to the marketplace for coffee.
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