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Old 09-10-2013, 03:27 PM   #136
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Relieved that many think this is not true! !But now I'm disturbed by the spider & scorpion story. Worrying about these creatures is the last thing I want to do on my trip! At least we go in the winter when maybe not so many creepy crawlies are out, right? I just need to put this thread out of my mind.
Spiders are everywhere not just Florida. Scorpions in Florida are very small and not venomous. They do bite and that can hurt but they don't have any dangerous things involved. They are rare, but, like all those little lizards, can get in anywhere. But you are not likely to see one.
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Old 09-10-2013, 03:28 PM   #137
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Maybe he did get bit but not necessarily in the way he said it happened.
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Old 09-10-2013, 03:36 PM   #138
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Not so concerned about the snake, now, as I am about the BIG spider on ToT....
Wish I hadn't read this thread lol
To ease your mind, go back and reread that particular post. The poster said that they didn't see what it was, they felt it, grabbed it and threw it. For all they know they threw some kids toy that was dislodged in the ride. Clung to clothing might have had velcro on it.

Point being that could have been anything. It hasn't been identified at all just spoken as a suggestion. You picked up on "spider" and stopped listening right at that spot. All we know is that something fell on someone and that someone grabbed it and threw it into the dark and still doesn't know what it was. I don't think I would worry about it much.
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Old 09-10-2013, 03:37 PM   #139
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Maybe he did get bit but not necessarily in the way he said it happened.
That crossed my mind as well. And the posibilities with that are endless and absolutely amusing.
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Old 09-10-2013, 03:37 PM   #140
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I stayed at POFQ late August this year. A big bug came in my (1st floor) room, so I called maintenance and they sent over (2!) men to get it out.

Anyway, when I said I'm only staying in 2nd or higher floors from now on, they said they have removed a snake from the 5th floor (of another resort at Disney).

(He was a real help, huh?!) But, didn't bother me - it's Florida, I figure.
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Old 09-10-2013, 03:40 PM   #141
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I stayed at POFQ late August this year. A big bug came in my (1st floor) room, so I called maintenance and they sent over (2!) men to get it out.

Anyway, when I said I'm only staying in 2nd or higher floors from now on, they said they have removed a snake from the 5th floor (of another resort at Disney).

(He was a real help, huh?!) But, didn't bother me - it's Florida, I figure.
If there is one thing that the south has in abundance is big, weird, scary looking bugs. And, of course, snakes. Most are harmless and above all, it is a very rare occurrence that they show up with a lot of people around. Also many bugs fly so if you were on the 100th floor it might not mean anything. Even if they couldn't fly, they have this amazing ability to walk up the side of buildings, so you can run but you cannot hide.
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Old 09-10-2013, 03:41 PM   #142
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If there is one thing that the south has in abundance is big, weird, scary looking bugs. And, of course, snakes. Most are harmless and above all, it is a very rare occurrence that they show up with a lot of people around.
lol depends on how far south ya are.. here in the bayou we get unintended pets all the time.
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Old 09-10-2013, 03:50 PM   #143
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I started laughing so hard at my desk that people around me are staring... OMG these are tooooo funny, thank you all for the laugh!

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I heard from my neighbors brothers cousins sisters Pilates instructors parole officer that this kind of thing happens all of the time at Toy Story Mania. So... everyone should avoid that ride...

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Old 09-10-2013, 04:02 PM   #144
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To ease your mind, go back and reread that particular post. The poster said that they didn't see what it was, they felt it, grabbed it and threw it. For all they know they threw some kids toy that was dislodged in the ride. Clung to clothing might have had velcro on it.
It moved in my hand when I yanked it off my (bare) arm.

It was no toy, and if it had velcro on it it was on its stomach, which I'm assuming I didn't touch because when I pulled its grasping appendages from my arm I didn't feel any. If someone dropped a stuffed Mickey on your arm, you'd know the difference from a warm, living creature.
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Old 09-10-2013, 04:13 PM   #145
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It moved in my hand when I yanked it off my (bare) arm.

It was no toy, and if it had velcro on it it was on its stomach, which I'm assuming I didn't touch because when I pulled its grasping appendages from my arm I didn't feel any. If someone dropped a stuffed Mickey on your arm, you'd know the difference from a warm, living creature.
I'm with ya Zehn, whatever landed on me was alive as well, I'm just telling myself it was one of those cute lil lizards all over the place.

I am just waiting for the person to come on this thread and say "Once, on ToT,something alive hit me in the back of the head like it had been thrown like a major league pitcher...." because let me tell you, that baby had to have some speed on it with the force I flung it.
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So did the snake pay admission?

And did the snake get a magic band, no, probably just an old Florida Resident AP.

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So did the snake pay admission?

And did the snake get a magic band, no, probably just an old Florida Resident AP.

No FP+ for Kaa.
he got ran out for blowing bubbles
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Old 09-10-2013, 04:54 PM   #148
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How do you know? There's actually "no way" you can prove it didn't happen. It was just as likely to happen, as not likely to happen...

It may be unbelieveable, but it's completely possible, and while it maybe can't be proved, it can't be proven it didn't happen.... Just b/c a CM didn't know ... Do you really think Disney lets every little intern know what's going on there?

Someone also questioned that where'd the snake go, the original OP post said they had to shut down the ride and found it dead at the bottom. No, it doesn't die from biting, but could possibly from falling.

I could very well not be true, but it could also just as easily be true, it's not really all that far fetched, just because it wasn't on the local news. If disney didn't want the details out, they probably had a pretty goood hold on keeping them in. They make billions of dollars, lol....

However, I do like the "this is a plot to make shorter lines" theory, lol!!!
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So did the snake pay admission?

And did the snake get a magic band, no, probably just an old Florida Resident AP.

No FP+ for Kaa.
Not if it were a service snake
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Great! Another crane to have in the background of the castle!
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