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Old 04-30-2013, 09:23 PM   #1096
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Thanks for the laugh, mrsksomeday!

I have no issue asking to get in another way, it's just been so long since I've been on Country Bear Jamboree, the WDW Railroad, or the Riverboat I can't even recall the setup and what they have as an alternate. I vaguely recall Country Bears having an alternate entrance for folks using wheelchairs, but I can't picture a turnstile-free entrance other than that.

Next September we're going with little ones for the first time in a long time, so CBJ will be on the to do list. I guess I'll figure it out firsthand
Country Bears does have an alternative entrance for wheelchairs, my boyfriend has Cerebral Palsy and uses a power wheelchair, so I know all the wheelchair entrances .
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Old 05-01-2013, 12:17 AM   #1097
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Thanks for the laugh, mrsksomeday!

I have no issue asking to get in another way, it's just been so long since I've been on Country Bear Jamboree, the WDW Railroad, or the Riverboat I can't even recall the setup and what they have as an alternate. I vaguely recall Country Bears having an alternate entrance for folks using wheelchairs, but I can't picture a turnstile-free entrance other than that.

Next September we're going with little ones for the first time in a long time, so CBJ will be on the to do list. I guess I'll figure it out firsthand
There is definitely an alternative entry for the railroad. My sister used it because the turnstiles there were smaller than others. They have to have a way to let wheelchairs and scooters through, so you will have an entrance to every ride/attraction. When we went, my sister couldn't get through the turnstiles at HM and we ended up going through the alternate entrance at the exit. (It's sort of a backstage passage)
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Old 05-01-2013, 09:28 AM   #1098
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I may be visiting Disney World this summer at the end of June! Yippee! I will be doing a lot of walking though since it is for business. Does anyone have any recommendations for comfortable business casual shoes? I have comfortable gym shoes, but kind of doubt that would go with my business casual attire! Any ideas? I already plan on skirts with biking shorts underneath to help with chafing, but was wondering about shoes! Thanks!
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Old 05-01-2013, 09:47 AM   #1099
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I may be visiting Disney World this summer at the end of June! Yippee! I will be doing a lot of walking though since it is for business. Does anyone have any recommendations for comfortable business casual shoes? I have comfortable gym shoes, but kind of doubt that would go with my business casual attire! Any ideas? I already plan on skirts with biking shorts underneath to help with chafing, but was wondering about shoes! Thanks!
"Comfortable" is hard to quantify, but in terms of arch support and avoiding fatigue, I love my shoes by Dansko. They can be pricey (~ $100) but they hold up really well.

They're actually really great particularly for those with PF, and several nurses I know swear by them.
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Old 05-01-2013, 11:33 AM   #1100
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I just know a lot of shoes aren't meant for Pooh sized people. I just need a shoe that is casual, not big and clunky, and not break down after a few hours of wear.
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Old 05-01-2013, 12:06 PM   #1101
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I just know a lot of shoes aren't meant for Pooh sized people. I just need a shoe that is casual, not big and clunky, and not break down after a few hours of wear.
I'm about 5'6", and 230# (size 18/20), if that helps you compare. I wear mostly the Dansko sandals, but that's because I have a casual dress code where I work. (And my casual shoes are all Timberland.)
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Old 05-01-2013, 02:03 PM   #1102
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Pooh Size and Universal Rides??

I am considering a trip to Universal with my family, I went to Sea World Last year and I was not able to fit on the Manta. I barely fit on the Kraken, but managed. I was wondering what others experiences were. I am 5'6" and 310lbs. Thank you.
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Old 05-01-2013, 07:43 PM   #1103
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I love the Aravon dress casual shoes that I bought from Joes New Balance Outlet.

Aravon is the New Balance dress shoe brand. I bought a $150 pair of shoes online from Joe's for $25. They are fantastic shoes. A shoe repair guy I know said that the soles on my Aravons were worth more than what I paid. My podiatrist recommends New Balance and Aravons.
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Old 05-01-2013, 08:15 PM   #1104
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There is definitely an alternative entry for the railroad. My sister used it because the turnstiles there were smaller than others. They have to have a way to let wheelchairs and scooters through, so you will have an entrance to every ride/attraction. When we went, my sister couldn't get through the turnstiles at HM and we ended up going through the alternate entrance at the exit. (It's sort of a backstage passage)
Thank you for the info, Chuckers!

Thankfully the turnstile has been removed at Haunted Mansion! I know that made a lot of people happy

Do you recall when your sister road the railroad?

I noticed your ticker - have a fantastic trip!
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Old 05-01-2013, 09:49 PM   #1105
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Thank you for the info, Chuckers!

Thankfully the turnstile has been removed at Haunted Mansion! I know that made a lot of people happy

Do you recall when your sister road the railroad?

I noticed your ticker - have a fantastic trip!
This was about 3 years ago.. but I just went up to the CM at the turnstile and he said to just come up the exit which was also the wheel chair entrance.
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Old 05-02-2013, 06:03 AM   #1106
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Ordered the Cleo LeSportsac bag as a mother's day gift. Measured the strap before ordering and it came in yesterday I don't think it is going to be long enough. Anyone out there that's pooh sized and carries the Cleo bag?
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Old 05-08-2013, 10:14 AM   #1107
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Can 2 somewhat pooh sized adults and 1 small 4 year old fit in one row on splash mountain? Last time I was at MK SM had a bench seat, now the seats look different, just was wondering if all 3 of us could fit into 1 row. Thanks!
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Old 05-08-2013, 10:52 AM   #1108
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Can 2 somewhat pooh sized adults and 1 small 4 year old fit in one row on splash mountain? Last time I was at MK SM had a bench seat, now the seats look different, just was wondering if all 3 of us could fit into 1 row. Thanks!
I don't think so. There's not a lot of room, plus a lap bar to contend with. In the past, my daughter would ride with me and my husband would sit by himself in the row behind us. Then, we'd ride again, with me alone and my husband with my daughter.
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Old 05-08-2013, 10:57 AM   #1109
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Can 2 somewhat pooh sized adults and 1 small 4 year old fit in one row on splash mountain? Last time I was at MK SM had a bench seat, now the seats look different, just was wondering if all 3 of us could fit into 1 row. Thanks!
I doubt it. I am fairly Pooh sized but my husband isn't at all. We rode Splash Mountain twice together last week and we wouldn't have fit a small child between us. One of you could ride in front of/behind the other though.
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DH and I are both pooh sized, and we don't even like to share a seat together. We have been asking for seats alone but next to each other for years. It is just so much more comfortable and easier to get in and out.
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