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Old 05-14-2013, 12:01 PM   #76
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Is this going to be available to everyone or only on property guests? I surely hope us offsiters will not be losing the FP offering.
As of now for the testing phases with limited people, it is only for resort guests. Once it is all completely rolled out, everyone will be able to participate.
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Old 05-14-2013, 12:06 PM   #77
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CCan we get a recap of how the system will work once fully implemented? Does the disappearance of the paper PF mean that all FP will be pre-scheduled, or only that RFID posts will replace the paper kiosks. If the only way to get FP willl be to schedule them a day aheead then that is a serious negative for my family, especially if the limit remains 3 FP per day.
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Old 05-14-2013, 12:10 PM   #78
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Do we know what resort they are doing this at? Just one, more then one?
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Old 05-14-2013, 12:11 PM   #79
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CCan we get a recap of how the system will work once fully implemented? Does the disappearance of the paper PF mean that all FP will be pre-scheduled, or only that RFID posts will replace the paper kiosks. If the only way to get FP willl be to schedule them a day aheead then that is a serious negative for my family, especially if the limit remains 3 FP per day.
You may book FP in advance, or day of from a computer/smartphone/kiosk.
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Old 05-14-2013, 12:47 PM   #80
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This is exciting news. We're a few steps closer to seeing how FP+ plays out. : Hang in there everyone.
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Old 05-14-2013, 12:56 PM   #81
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Is this not stressing anyone else out? I am not fond of the idea of fp+ at all and don't want to have to so intensely plan my trips! Can someone offer some of the positives of this system for people other than over planners?
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Old 05-14-2013, 12:57 PM   #82
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Hopefully it is rolled out by late August. It sounds fun and we would love to give it a try.
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Old 05-14-2013, 12:58 PM   #83
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How do we get selected for the FP+? We go later in May and would LOVE to schedule some FP+!

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Old 05-14-2013, 12:59 PM   #84
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Is this not stressing anyone else out? I am not fond of the idea of fp+ at all and don't want to have to so intensely plan my trips! Can someone offer some of the positives of this system for people other than over planners?
It's stressing a lot of people out. There's no way of knowing just what the ups and downs of the system will be (for certain) until it is up and running outside of the testing. All we can really do is wait...and wait..
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Old 05-14-2013, 01:10 PM   #85
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Why would you want to pay for it? WDW is expensive enough and if they were to take away that privilege I for one would be very angry!
I'm sure it's not the issue of it being free, but more the issue of you only being allowed to get 3 fastpasses per day, having to schedule in advance, the problems this would cause with park hopping etc.

I agree, and am not happy about the change, unless something happens where you are able to get just as many fastpasses as you used to be on the old system. 3 fastpasses a day is next to nothing for us.
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Is this not stressing anyone else out? I am not fond of the idea of fp+ at all and don't want to have to so intensely plan my trips! Can someone offer some of the positives of this system for people other than over planners?
You don't have to plan intently for your vacation. Use it as much or as little as you wish. The old FP system is still in place and available. The positives are that you can reserve a few FP at set times so you can plan your touring instead of running around the parks collecting FP's all day (can you tell they make me do the running). Probable not perfect, but I am willing to try it and see how it goes.

I also like that I can wear the wristband and just go without having to bring a room key, credit card, cash, etc.... One band does it all.
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Old 05-14-2013, 01:15 PM   #87
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I wouldn't say that it is stressing me out, but I know that I am anxious to hear how the new system will work. Looks like we will finally be able to start getting some real first hand information on the new process. With a trip coming up in July, I really have been waiting to hear how the new process would impact us. I get the feeling that both will still be up and running, but it would be nice to have an opportunity to test out the new system and still rely on the old system during our first FP+ experience.
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Old 05-14-2013, 01:29 PM   #88
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Would this only be for those with multi-day tickets? Can you do this with an AP?
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Old 05-14-2013, 01:43 PM   #89
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I'm sorry if this has been covered elsewhere, but is there any consideration for fp runners with the bands? I don't think DH will want to wear 6 bands, and I can't imagine dragging the kids to btmrr if we're in tomorrowland just to get a fp. I hope there is some way to link them!
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I'm sorry if this has been covered elsewhere, but is there any consideration for fp runners with the bands? I don't think DH will want to wear 6 bands, and I can't imagine dragging the kids to btmrr if we're in tomorrowland just to get a fp. I hope there is some way to link them!
Presumably the FP runner would have to carry everyone's wristbands (just like now the runner has to carry everyone's ticket).
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