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Old 03-09-2013, 01:17 PM   #1606
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How long of a walk is it from POR to POFQ? Are the buses significantly better/quicker at FQ? Do the 2 resorts always share buses?
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Old 03-09-2013, 01:39 PM   #1607
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How long of a walk is it from POR to POFQ? Are the buses significantly better/quicker at FQ? Do the 2 resorts always share buses?
About 10-15 mins.
Not always, it all depends on the park and time of day.
No, as above depends on the park and time of day.

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Old 03-09-2013, 03:32 PM   #1608
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So this might be a strange question, but just how creepy are the large Mardis gras masks, faces, etc. in the food court area? We could never stay at the Boardwalk due to the clown pool, SO I don't want to scare my DH and DS with the decor at POFQ if it would be a problem. :-)
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So this might be a strange question, but just how creepy are the large Mardis gras masks, faces, etc. in the food court area? We could never stay at the Boardwalk due to the clown pool, SO I don't want to scare my DH and DS with the decor at POFQ if it would be a problem. :-)
Hmm, depends on your point of view I guess. They are pretty big and looming, and I don't find them especially 'reassuring' hanging over my head - but they don't really bother me at all.

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So this might be a strange question, but just how creepy are the large Mardis gras masks, faces, etc. in the food court area? We could never stay at the Boardwalk due to the clown pool, SO I don't want to scare my DH and DS with the decor at POFQ if it would be a problem. :-)
Once we were there, I didn't really notice them at all. I found the pictures to be more creepy than the reality.
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Once we were there, I didn't really notice them at all. I found the pictures to be more creepy than the reality.
Good to know. :-)
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So this might be a strange question, but just how creepy are the large Mardis gras masks, faces, etc. in the food court area? We could never stay at the Boardwalk due to the clown pool, SO I don't want to scare my DH and DS with the decor at POFQ if it would be a problem. :-)


I actually find them quite disturbing. There's also one that looks like a clown. Doesn't bother me enough not to stay there, POFQ is my fav, but if someone has clown issues....
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I just don't look up, and so really didn't notice them.
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Old 03-09-2013, 07:46 PM   #1614
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So this might be a strange question, but just how creepy are the large Mardis gras masks, faces, etc. in the food court area? We could never stay at the Boardwalk due to the clown pool, SO I don't want to scare my DH and DS with the decor at POFQ if it would be a problem. :-)
I am not a fan of big over the top iconography anywhere, but I was okay. That being said I didn't eat in the dining area much. I was much more likely to grab my food to go. It was okay. I actually did stay at AoA and I was in the Ursula building....yep it completly creeped me out. So big sea witch not so much, mardi gras masks doable just pick your seat wisely.

(ps I hate the pictures I've seen of the creepy clown slide. It's one of the last resorts on my list of places to stay)
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Old 03-09-2013, 07:47 PM   #1615
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I actually find them quite disturbing. There's also one that looks like a clown. Doesn't bother me enough not to stay there, POFQ is my fav, but if someone has clown issues....
I avoid that area of tables.....
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(ps I hate the pictures I've seen of the creepy clown slide. It's one of the last resorts on my list of places to stay)

I really want to stay at the BW but there's no way I'll get beyong that scary clown slide. Wish I could because I love the area!
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Old 03-09-2013, 09:42 PM   #1617
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I really want to stay at the BW but there's no way I'll get beyong that scary clown slide. Wish I could because I love the area!
So funny you say that with a pic of JoJo and your kids as your avatar! LOL
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Old 03-09-2013, 10:11 PM   #1618
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So funny you say that with a pic of JoJo and your kids as your avatar! LOL
I was thinking the same thing. :-) My DH is the worst of the family here. But I'm thinking we don't use the quick service much anyway except for maybe a snack or refilling mugs or whatnot. Obviously will have to try the beignets! Just trying to decide whether it'd be better to stay at POR and walk down to FQ to use the pool and small slide or stay at FQ and possibly walk to POR for dining. Hahaha. :-)
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Old 03-10-2013, 09:40 AM   #1619
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So this might be a strange question, but just how creepy are the large Mardis gras masks, faces, etc. in the food court area? We could never stay at the Boardwalk due to the clown pool, SO I don't want to scare my DH and DS with the decor at POFQ if it would be a problem. :-)
Did not bother our then 3 year old GD one bit.
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I thinkothers have answered this, but I wanted to add that if your DS is 15 he may be disappointed in the slide at POFQ. It is definitely small and geared to the 4 to 7 year olds.

That said, we do go for a dip and walk around POFQ when we stay at POR!

Remember to go into the food court for some Beignets!
I don't know...last trip my kids were 15 and 11 and they still enjoy the slide.
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