Disney Information Station Logo

Go Back   The DIS Discussion Forums - DISboards.com > Disney Trip Planning Forums > Theme Parks Attractions and Strategies
Find Hotel Specials & DIScounts
 
facebooktwitterpinterestgoogle plusyoutubeDIS UpdatesDIS email updates
Register Chat FAQ Tickers Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read





Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 11-01-2013, 10:24 AM   #1
Magpie
I guess there's not much else to do in the jar
Mean people - they don't matter
 
Magpie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Canada
Posts: 6,423

Is anyone else hugely entertained by the FP+ tier system test?

I noticed the info about the new tiered system for FP+ first over at Josh's blog:

http://www.easywdw.com/news/celebrat...nges-at-epcot/

So naturally wandered over here, figuring the discussion would be heating up. I get most of the way through the "BIG change to FP+ today" thread, when my browser decided to block the next page due to a "malware attack", somewhere in the thread.

I was going to leave a comment there, but since that's not possible for the next little while, until whatever post it was get removed, I'll just say it here:

I don't think Disney could have possibly come up with something more perfectly designed to make the DisBoards melt down en masse, if they tried!

I have no idea what the final FP+ system will look like. But I'm finding the roller-coaster process of getting there highly entertaining. Yes, I know "may you live in interesting times" is a curse. My inner-ADHD child is dancing with wicked glee right now.

(Our next trip: Nov 30 to Dec 8th! )
Magpie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-01-2013, 10:35 AM   #2
roomthreeseventeen
Inaugural Dopey Challenge finisher
 
roomthreeseventeen's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: New York, NY
Posts: 7,976

I think there's next to no chance FP+ will be tiered anytime soon.
__________________
Amy, Patrick, Cosette and Herbie
Many trips as a kid! 2010 GF RPC (March) and AKL/BWI (Oct)
2012
AKL (marathon weekend) and ... AKL (Wine and Dine)
2013 Fort Wilderness 2014 Dopey Challenge AKL
2015 Dopey Challenge at the Beach Club!

roomthreeseventeen is offline   Reply With Quote
|
The DIS
Register to remove

Join Date: 1997
Location: Orlando, FL
Posts: 1,000,000
Old 11-01-2013, 10:39 AM   #3
notnothin
A Pirate's Life For Me
 
notnothin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: BHM
Posts: 1,743

Quote:
Originally Posted by roomthreeseventeen View Post
I think there's next to no chance FP+ will be tiered anytime soon.
Perhaps you missed the news. It is tiered at EPCOT as of today.
__________________
Drink up me hearties, yo ho!

notnothin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-01-2013, 10:40 AM   #4
roomthreeseventeen
Inaugural Dopey Challenge finisher
 
roomthreeseventeen's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: New York, NY
Posts: 7,976

Quote:
Originally Posted by notnothin View Post
Perhaps you missed the news. It is tiered at EPCOT as of today.
Oops, I did miss that. Sorry, my bad.
__________________
Amy, Patrick, Cosette and Herbie
Many trips as a kid! 2010 GF RPC (March) and AKL/BWI (Oct)
2012
AKL (marathon weekend) and ... AKL (Wine and Dine)
2013 Fort Wilderness 2014 Dopey Challenge AKL
2015 Dopey Challenge at the Beach Club!

roomthreeseventeen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-01-2013, 10:40 AM   #5
mom2rtk
DIS Veteran
 
mom2rtk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 29,176

Quote:
Originally Posted by roomthreeseventeen View Post
I think there's next to no chance FP+ will be tiered anytime soon.
Have you read this?
mom2rtk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-01-2013, 10:41 AM   #6
CarrieR
DIS Veteran
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 1,402

It's good that you left room for "next to," 'cause it is. See the BIG changes thread.
__________________
Trips as a kid at ages 7, 12 and 16. As an adult, single days in 2006 & 2009, Christmas week 2008, and seven trips as a 2011-2012 AP holder.
2013: WDW Half in January (I DID IT!!), February Conference weekend at YC(?!) and Girls' Spring Break in April...
Next trip: August 2013, unless I sneak one in sooner...
CarrieR is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-01-2013, 10:43 AM   #7
roomthreeseventeen
Inaugural Dopey Challenge finisher
 
roomthreeseventeen's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: New York, NY
Posts: 7,976

OK, this isn't tiered at ALL in the way I meant it, since all resort guests are being treated equally. *shrug*
__________________
Amy, Patrick, Cosette and Herbie
Many trips as a kid! 2010 GF RPC (March) and AKL/BWI (Oct)
2012
AKL (marathon weekend) and ... AKL (Wine and Dine)
2013 Fort Wilderness 2014 Dopey Challenge AKL
2015 Dopey Challenge at the Beach Club!

roomthreeseventeen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-01-2013, 10:45 AM   #8
Planogirl
I feel the nerd in me stirring already
Oh well, let's look on the bright side
If I hadn't been so wiped out I would have kissed my anesthesiologist
 
Planogirl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2000
Location: Frisco,Texas
Posts: 45,351

I'm not gleeful but I do marvel at how people's views can be changed so quickly when the shoe is on the other foot so to speak. It also makes you wonder what if anything Disney will come up with next.
__________________
PG
Planogirl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-01-2013, 10:59 AM   #9
CarrieR
DIS Veteran
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 1,402

Tiered in the way 317 meant it
__________________
Trips as a kid at ages 7, 12 and 16. As an adult, single days in 2006 & 2009, Christmas week 2008, and seven trips as a 2011-2012 AP holder.
2013: WDW Half in January (I DID IT!!), February Conference weekend at YC(?!) and Girls' Spring Break in April...
Next trip: August 2013, unless I sneak one in sooner...
CarrieR is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-01-2013, 11:03 AM   #10
surferdave
Not hero DIS deserves, but the hero DIS needs right now
 
surferdave's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 2,290

Quote:
Originally Posted by CarrieR View Post
Tiered in the way 317 meant it
I think 317 meant it won't be tiered as in deluxe resort guests getting more FP+ than others and such. That prediction is still in play, although personally I wouldn't stake my impeccable reputation on it.
__________________
surferdave is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-01-2013, 11:34 AM   #11
Nancy F
DIS Veteran
 
Nancy F's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 1,346

I'm hoping they start selling a FP option like they do at Universal. I'd pay extra to get it. I know I'm going to be booed for that. LOL.
Nancy
__________________
Nancy F is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-01-2013, 12:02 PM   #12
Magpie
I guess there's not much else to do in the jar
Mean people - they don't matter
 
Magpie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Canada
Posts: 6,423

Quote:
Originally Posted by Planogirl View Post
I'm not gleeful but I do marvel at how people's views can be changed so quickly when the shoe is on the other foot so to speak. It also makes you wonder what if anything Disney will come up with next.
I do have sympathy for other people's pain, but at the same time, being as this is all the absolute definition of a "First World Problem", I'm also enjoying the drama of it all. It reminds me how fortunate I am to have such problems as these.

Ultimately, no one will lose their home, go hungry or die. Everyone will get to go to Disney, unless they cancel over this, in which case they'll get to go somewhere else equally awesome. It's a big world. There are even other Disney parks to visit, if you absolutely must have a Disney vacation. Someday, I'd really like to try a Disney cruise, Tokyo Disneysea, Disneyland, Disneyland Paris, one of those Vacations with Disney things...

So, other than an amused sense of, "Oooh, what next?" I have no strong opinion one way or another on the changes to the FP system. I'll try it and see. If we don't have a good time we won't be back, but I have no reason to expect we won't have a great time.

I love change! Even when it's occasionally uncomfortable or disorienting. Kind of the same way I love rollercoasters and haunted houses.
Magpie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-01-2013, 12:03 PM   #13
TheMaxRebo
DIS Veteran
 
TheMaxRebo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Mahopac, NY
Posts: 2,350

Quote:
Originally Posted by Nancy F View Post
I'm hoping they start selling a FP option like they do at Universal. I'd pay extra to get it. I know I'm going to be booed for that. LOL.
Nancy
I would be very surprised if they do that - Disney tries very hard not to have different classes of guests in the parks (the hotels and perks there, yes, but not once you enter a park)
__________________
Me: DW: DD(5): DS(2): DD(1 month):


**In Progress** It's kind of fun to do the impossible - Disney World with a 1 month old - A Trip Report: 08/25-08-29/14
Wait, weren't you just at Disney World? An August '14 Pre-Trip Report - A Pre-Trip Report: 8/25 - 8/29
Ooh-de-lally! A dining heavy October '13 Trip Report - A Trip Report: 10/11-10/18/13
Faint hearts never won fair lady - or got all the ADRs you wanted. - A Dining Review 10/8/11 - 10/15/11
"What contemptible scoundrel stole the cork from my lunch?" - A Dining Review 10/24/09 - 10/31/09
TheMaxRebo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-01-2013, 12:04 PM   #14
MichaelaF
Mouseketeer
 
MichaelaF's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Indianapolis
Posts: 389

Quote:
Originally Posted by Magpie View Post
I do have sympathy for other people's pain, but at the same time, being as this is all the absolute definition of a "First World Problem", I'm also enjoying the drama of it all. It reminds me how fortunate I am to have such problems as these.

Ultimately, no one will lose their home, go hungry or die. Everyone will get to go to Disney, unless they cancel over this, in which case they'll get to go somewhere else equally awesome. It's a big world. There are even other Disney parks to visit, if you absolutely must have a Disney vacation. Someday, I'd really like to try a Disney cruise, Tokyo Disneysea, Disneyland, Disneyland Paris, one of those Vacations with Disney things...

So, other than an amused sense of, "Oooh, what next?" I have no strong opinion one way or another on the changes to the FP system. I'll try it and see. If we don't have a good time we won't be back, but I have no reason to expect we won't have a great time.

I love change! Even when it's occasionally uncomfortable or disorienting. Kind of the same way I love rollercoasters and haunted houses.

Yup, I'm with you on all this, Magpie. :highfive:
__________________
Michaela


NEXT TRIP: Nov 2014 - Fort Wilderness!
March 2014 - Disneyland Off-site
Oct 2013 - Fort Wilderness and Villas at Wilderness Lodge
1994 - Polynesian Resort - Concierge and Magic Kingdom View
1992 - Polynesian Resort
1984 - Disneyland
MichaelaF is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-01-2013, 12:09 PM   #15
mom2rtk
DIS Veteran
 
mom2rtk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 29,176

If I go into a fancy restaurant and order a filet, and they delivery a hamburger, I should be happy right? I mean, that's a first world problem, right? Lots of starving kids in Africa would love to have that hamburger, right?
mom2rtk is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

facebooktwitterpinterestgoogle plusyoutubeDIS Updates
GET OUR DIS UPDATES DELIVERED BY EMAIL



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:20 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Copyright © 1997-2014, Werner Technologies, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

You Rated this Thread: