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Old 09-09-2012, 07:56 PM   #46
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A co-worker said "we're not like you and don't go every year, so I'm not a planner." So she's taking her family and in-laws in 4 weeks, but hasn't made any reservations yet. She says it's "once-in-a-lifetime." No hotel, no ADRs, no tickets, no party tickets, no airline tickets. Maybe Universal, maybe not. I showed her disney.com. I said "Start here." I didn't want to overwhelm, but wanted her to know she needed to make some decisions.
That's just bad planning, period. I understand not wanting to be"tied down" by ADR's, but no plane tickets?? That's insane.
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Old 09-09-2012, 07:57 PM   #47
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Why are you taking your kids already? (2.9 and 17 mo). They won't remember it.

No probably not. But they will love it. And mom and dad will too!!!! (and you gotta go once while they are free!!!!)
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Old 09-09-2012, 07:57 PM   #48
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Never needed ADR or party tickets to have a fantastic time. :-)
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Old 09-09-2012, 08:04 PM   #49
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I was telling my co-workers about my upcoming trip. I told them I got the package that included hotel and tickets for 10 days to the 4 parks. Later I found out that one of my co-workers told the others that I was lying, that Hollywood Studios and Epcot were not disney parks and there were no such thing as tickets that would get me into those 4 parks. oookaaay!
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Old 09-09-2012, 08:18 PM   #50
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Once when I was walking off the monorail at Magic Kingdom to enter the park, I heard someone say quite loudly and angrily to a cast member, "What do you mean the monorail doesn't go to Sea World?" I got quite a laugh out of that.
This is to funny!!! Made my night!!! ROFL

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Old 09-09-2012, 08:24 PM   #51
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The comment i hear the most is i don't understand why you go there every year. This year is i can't believe you are going twice. I dont understand why its an issue most people i know go to the same beach every year and stay at the same hotel. I just am not a beach person im a Disney person
My co-workers say this to me every year!!!! I try not to judge people who make silly Disney comments but it's so hard not to!!!!

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Old 09-09-2012, 08:29 PM   #52
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Planning trips around love bug season. How are love bugs even an issue?!?!!? The don't do ANYTHING but float around. They don't bite, they don't sting, they don't cause allergies, they don't make noise, they don't cause disease. They just do their thing. They aren't mosquitoes or gnats or ants, lol. Everytime I step outside a gnat tries to fly into my eyeball. Ugh.

well, they aren't an issue at all in the parks. If, however, you spend a lot of time at the pools, they can be.. they don't bite ot anything, but they are extrememly annoying, laning on you constantly, they are attracted to the white towels, etc. it you like to lounge by the pool , relaxng, reading (as we do) they can be annoying. and our balcony at AKL, we had to sweep it daily. (but we still like sept!!!)
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Old 09-09-2012, 08:36 PM   #53
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I've had two friends who've been to Disney once in the past tell me recently, "It's too expensive to ever go back." Family #1 spent over $6000 on a six day stay at POR and Family #2 spent (PLEASE SIT DOWN BEFORE READING) $10,000 on a one week stay in which they only spent four days in the parks.

Family #1 also told me, "All we did was run everywhere trying to get on as many rides as we could until our feet and backs hurt. It was no fun at all." Well NO kidding, LOL!
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Old 09-09-2012, 08:48 PM   #54
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It's so strange to me when people are so misinformed about things that are blindingly obvious to people like "us" on the DIS, then I remember not everyone is obsessed with it, crazy people!
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I can totally relate!
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Old 09-09-2012, 08:51 PM   #55
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I spoke with a very nice lady by the pool at POP one day who was VERY excited to be going to Universal Studios the next day to see the Nemo Ride. .
This is very funny!
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Old 09-09-2012, 08:55 PM   #56
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Actually, it is about an hour or so from Toronto. I would not want to take my car through there. People have been known to have damage done to their cars by animals. It has been many, many many years since I have been there. I used to live a couple of hours away.

Along the same line as this thread, I was talking to a co-worker the other day about my impending trip. She couldn't believe that we were not only going to Disney for our second trip but want to go next year. She couldn't imagine that there would be that much to see. I said, you do realize that WDW is about the size of Manhattan, give or take a bit. I'm sure that even after our 3rd trip we will still have lots to see.

The fact is, some people would only go to Disney once no matter what because they just don't love it as much as we do.
Yes. It's just hard to understand others sometimes. Every time any of us goes back to the world, we see or do something different then the last time we were there! This year I was in the world twice and many people were saying they couldn't believe I went twice!

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Old 09-09-2012, 09:03 PM   #58
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"I don't understand why you'd want to vacation there. All we did was wait in line all day."

When I got back from my trip and told them that the only line we waited in for longer than 10 minutes was to see Rapunzel, they were amazed.
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Old 09-09-2012, 09:04 PM   #59
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I was telling my co-workers about my upcoming trip. I told them I got the package that included hotel and tickets for 10 days to the 4 parks. Later I found out that one of my co-workers told the others that I was lying, that Hollywood Studios and Epcot were not disney parks and there were no such thing as tickets that would get me into those 4 parks. oookaaay!
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Old 09-09-2012, 09:13 PM   #60
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Well I have never been, but even by doing a little research, I seem to know more than some. Here are the dumb comments I have been told so far

-Hollywood studios = Universal Studios

-Have to pay for fastpasses

-Every park has EMH every day

-can't bring your own food into the parks

- you can get a room discount and free dining at the same time.

and the #1 wrong piece of advice I hear time and time again. If you don't want to pay for parking, park at Downtown Disney and take bus directly to the park. I know this used to be true but some people are just adamant that it still is.

oh wait I forgot. I also get the ever popular " But your kids are so young, they won't even remember it.
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