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Old 06-04-2012, 07:16 PM   #31
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I also booked on the first day it opened last trip and our seats were not at the railing, but the very next section behind it - where we were there was no other tables in front of us, just the walkway then the wall.

My only aggravation was the really pushy family next to us at the railing. Also, that people got up and went to the railing REALLY early, causing us to have to do the same. Our CM that seated us said "10 minutes before" to go up to the railing - in reality, it was close to 25 minutes before.

Just my pet peeve - like when people in the front rows at a concert stand up, causing everyone behind them to have to stand - the domino effect.
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Old 06-04-2012, 08:29 PM   #32
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Does anyone know when the window opens/how far ahead, etc.?

Our trip is in November, and currently it doesn't show any availability.
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Old 06-04-2012, 09:10 PM   #33
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My dh and I had the perfect table when we went last Dec. We were near the photopass photograhper about 4 tables up. Near the desert table BUT the best was being in a perfect view of the castle, even when people were at the railing.

We did get up because I really wanted to see Tinkerbell fly overhead. And I did, but part way through I sat next to dh and watched the end. We did miss some of the higher fireworks because of the roof, but it was very relaxing and the view was great!

Hope to go back in Dec.!

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Old 06-04-2012, 09:27 PM   #34
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Smile How many desserts did you take??? LOL

Hi! Looking at these pics of the desserts is definitely making my mouth water, so I am wondering here. dare I ask...

How many desserts did you or would you take before you would think it was too much?

I think I could take 4 or 5 desserts and then I think people would look at me like I was a pig.

so I am asking for advice from someone who has gone already..... How many desserts did you take? OR did most of the people attending take? How many before you get stared at by the crowd?

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Old 06-05-2012, 02:11 AM   #35
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Does anyone know when the window opens/how far ahead, etc.?

Our trip is in November, and currently it doesn't show any availability.
I phoned yesterday and was told booking availability was open only to July 31. I'm looking for September.
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Old 06-05-2012, 07:29 AM   #36
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How many desserts? I made 2 trips with a full plate both times. No one cares. No one is watching you. Take what you want.
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Old 06-05-2012, 07:54 AM   #37
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Hi! Looking at these pics of the desserts is definitely making my mouth water, so I am wondering here. dare I ask...

How many desserts did you or would you take before you would think it was too much?

I think I could take 4 or 5 desserts and then I think people would look at me like I was a pig.

so I am asking for advice from someone who has gone already..... How many desserts did you take? OR did most of the people attending take? How many before you get stared at by the crowd?

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Take as much as you want, no one is watching anyone else, the CM's clear your plates away quickly so its not like you have a pile of plates at your table and there is SO MUCH food there that you will get full before most things run out. For the price I paid I was gonna try to get my money's worth LOL.
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Old 06-05-2012, 08:01 AM   #38
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I so wish these were appetizers instead of desserts. I would book in a minute. In fact I DID BOOK for our next week's trip but ended up canceling....I think the concept is awesome though but just wish the food was different or maybe in addition to the desserts fresh fruit, etc
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Old 06-05-2012, 08:24 AM   #39
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Does anyone know when the window opens/how far ahead, etc.?

Our trip is in November, and currently it doesn't show any availability.
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I phoned yesterday and was told booking availability was open only to July 31. I'm looking for September.
there is a whole thread for watching the dates
http://www.disboards.com/showthread.php?t=2699362
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Old 06-05-2012, 07:59 PM   #40
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Does anyone know when the window opens/how far ahead, etc.?

Our trip is in November, and currently it doesn't show any availability.
I want to say last year, they opened up around 6 weeks pre-party. Don't trust on-line, because they will say there aren't any openings, when in reality, they haven't even opened up. Wish it would say something like "Sorry this reservation is not available yet" instead of there are no openings.

We had really good luck last year, we had to change from a table of 4 to a table of 6 two weeks out...and we got a front table, so someone must have cancelled. So don't give up. Also, I think sometimes you have better luck calling. Some places have "glitches" online. I'd been trying since my 180 days for Afternoon tea at GF and it always showed full, but I mentioned it here on the boards and was told the Afternoon Tea ressies were glitchy, so I called and got exactly when I wanted.

Also, about the railing...a good place to scope out is by where the photopass person is, because he doesn't take pics during Wishes, but the area has to stay clear until the Photopass guy is done.
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Old 06-06-2012, 05:00 PM   #41
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The area where i show behind the photopass photographer is the area my wife and i liked, didn't get in anyone's way that was seated... There may be other locations on the other side, but i'm not sure. As mentioned before, The Cast Members will tell everyone to stand at the railing to view the fireworks, so i guess in reality, it's fair warning to all... there is no bad spot to view them. Not trying to be bold about it, just stating "Disney Rules".

Edit to add: I was just looking at the pictures... For those tables that can see the fireworks seated, i imagine that even if some stood in front of them at the railing, that those seated will be able to see them fine. I'd love to hear feedback from those that may have had this situation.
We were just there. We were seated in the front row, at the corner. We saw everything just fine from our table, even with people standing at the railing. It was the perfect view.

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I so wish these were appetizers instead of desserts. I would book in a minute. In fact I DID BOOK for our next week's trip but ended up canceling....I think the concept is awesome though but just wish the food was different or maybe in addition to the desserts fresh fruit, etc
When we were there last week, there was plenty of fresh fruit (and not just chocolate covered strawberries). There was also milk, lemonade, coffee, tea, and water. I agree there is only so much dessert one person could eat, but I viewed it as a private viewing of the fireworks without the major throngs of crowds and the desserts were just a perk. I noticed a few tables ate no dessert at all, so they must have had the same outlook. I do agree appetizer and desserts would be nice; you could almost make it a meal then--at a lower cost than most table service meals!
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Old 06-11-2012, 07:02 PM   #42
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Old 06-11-2012, 08:55 PM   #43
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The only TomorrowLand Dessert Reservation that we can get is at 9:20pm. I was hoping to catch the Electric Parade at 9pm.

How long is the Electric Parade show?

Does the parade route go anywhere near TomorrowLand?

I am trying to figure out if it is possible to catch most of the Electric Parade and then make it over to the TomorrowLand Dessert Party by 9:20pm.
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Old 06-11-2012, 11:40 PM   #44
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Thanks so much for the pictures and info...I'm waiting to go later this month!
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Old 06-12-2012, 12:15 PM   #45
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Just booked for August and when i was the lady said, "have you seen pictures?"...thanks to you, OP, i said o yes and it looks delicious! Can't wait!!!
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