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Old 05-20-2008, 02:08 PM   #1
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changing plans?

How often do you change your plans before your trip? How do you keep everything straight?
Which DISNEY character are you most like?
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Old 05-20-2008, 02:13 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by palavra View Post
How often do you change your plans before your trip? How do you keep everything straight?

I booked our trip almost a full year in advance. Mad a plan based on last years EMH's, etc. Then this year's schedule was posted so I had to change things a bit. Made my ADR's at 180 days. Still tweaking a few plans here and there but basically we are set.

I type our plan in Word and change as needed. It is a guideline when we are there. We sometimes change our minds but overall I think we stick to the plan. Especially this year since we have Deluxe Dining and all those ADRs!
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Old 05-20-2008, 02:31 PM   #3
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Since Disney has elected not to post the November hours I have few plans to change. When (or If) they ever post them, I can make some plans to change.

It's impossible to keep from offending the hypersensitive.

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No visit to WDW planned at this time.
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Old 05-20-2008, 04:03 PM   #4
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I don't usually make too many changes. For this trip the only thing I've had to change is the way we are going to tour the parks. That will probably change again and again before we go once the kids pick their top 5 rides.

I don't want to mess with my ADR's since I'm happy with the times and dates.
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Old 05-20-2008, 04:11 PM   #5

I would hate to have missed your fine example of "good Pooh" and "bad poo"
The changes just make me giggle
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Have you ever wondered why we second guess ourselves on these trips.
They know me in a way no one ever has...They open me to things I never knew existed...They drive me to insanity and push me to my depts...They are the beat of my heart, the pulse of my veins, and the energy in my soul.....They are my kids.
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Old 05-20-2008, 05:09 PM   #6
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I change things constantly (especially from 3-7 months out. After that things are pretty set) and keep track of everything in Excel Spreadsheets.

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