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Old 02-26-2012, 10:04 AM   #1576
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Brian, I've only had the Cheeseburger at Sci Fi and always enjoyed it. But I want to try 50"s.

We leave in 31 days for a two day trip to the world. No ADR's other than Kona the day we leave. We not really planning much with the days being 10/10. We're going to Epcot on the 1st day and doing QS to eat, maybe Norway, it's always good. We are driving so we're going to park at Epcot. We want to hop the Monorail up to Poly to see the Electric Water Pageant and then Wishes. Then ride the Monorail back to Epcot. I'm kind of concerned that with Epcot closed by then it won't be running there.
Day two is MK, rp to closing. Again QS, not sure where. Pecos Bill, Cosmic Ray's and Columbia are at the top of the list.

If it's crowded, we're not looking to do a lot of rides, we plan on taking lots of pictures of the park and just enjoying ourselves. Oh yeah, we are getting a Dole Whip Float or Two!
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Old 02-26-2012, 10:24 AM   #1577
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Brian, I've only had the Cheeseburger at Sci Fi and always enjoyed it. But I want to try 50"s.
I had the Rib-Eye... which was dry and bland.

Which, by the way - leads to my tip on Free Dining (or DDP in general).

Just because you can order anything on the menu without worrying about price - the most expensive is not always the best.

I have heard there burgers are good, but didn't try it.
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Old 02-26-2012, 10:37 AM   #1578
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I had the Rib-Eye... which was dry and bland.

Which, by the way - leads to my tip on Free Dining (or DDP in general).

Just because you can order anything on the menu without worrying about price - the most expensive is not always the best.

I have heard there burgers are good, but didn't try it.
I'm pretty sure it has Bacon on it.
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Old 02-26-2012, 08:27 PM   #1579
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Yeah, I've heard mixed review...

But we are on DDP, and to be honest there is not a lot of "great" choices at DHS.

We've done Hollywood and Vine (and to be honest didn't mind it).
We've done Sci Fi - kids loved it, but my food was bland and tasteless.
We've done Mama Melrose, and it was just average...

We've never done Brown Derby, and being 2 credits, we don't have the extra credit to spare this trip.

So that leaves us with trying something new.

I've heard LOTS of comparisons between Sci Fi and 50's, and the consensus is almost always 50's.

I don't expect it to be an outstanding meal, but we will give it a try and see how it goes.

Oh, and we are doing F! that night, so I'd rather not leave the park, just to return back.
Sci-Fi is cool atmosphere but blah food and service. We are going to the Brown Derby again. We've never been to 50s, but after I looked at the menu, the only thing I considered ordering was fried chicken. Hello, you can't have KFC without the K. So, Brown Derby had a great steak and the Cobb salad was great as well. If you don't have it to spare, while I dislike wasting travel time, it is a boatride to the Epcot resorts. There you have Captain's Grille, Cape May, Kouzzina, ESPN Club (are they on dining plan), and Beaches N Cream as options.
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At HS, IMO none of the restaurants do anything for me, I would use a QS and go to Fairfax Fare, Last time I had a 1/2 slab of ribs and my wife had a chili dog, both were good, to me it's the best QS in HS

The only TS we have done in HS was Hollywood & Vine Fantasmic package, we were disappointed, the food was OK but our issue had to do with bad service and our area was not as clean as it should have been
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My original post meant to say choose 50s PT and that the camp at Sci Fi does not overcome the poor food and lame service.

Sorry for the confusion. You'll like 50s.
You are member #189 , Do you have a upcoming trip planned
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Curoly06 Have a great time on your 1 more Disney Day trip, it's bound to be a AWESOME day
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A rumor that I will be following is the XPass, there are no details out about it, but after going to many theme parks I have a good idea what it might be about
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I guess the One More Disney Day events must be underway by now, I wish I was there
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I would love to hear a commando's point of view on yesterday! When given 24 hours, can you do and see every single thing at MK (excluding restaurants, I don't think anyone could eat that much in one day!)?!
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I doubt anyone could do ALL of WDW, excluding restaurants, in one day. It's difficult to get in all the shows at DHS in one day with their time schedule. But, I think a great commando plan would have been to hit all the major rides at all the parks, or do 1 park RD to close, riding every ride, every show, every parade, etc
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I doubt anyone could do ALL of WDW, excluding restaurants, in one day. It's difficult to get in all the shows at DHS in one day with their time schedule. But, I think a great commando plan would have been to hit all the major rides at all the parks, or do 1 park RD to close, riding every ride, every show, every parade, etc
It was only MK open 24 hours...

I think it is TOTALLY doable...
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It was only MK open 24 hours...

I think it is TOTALLY doable...
Didn't know that. MK is doable in 24 hours. I can get through most of it on a regular hours park day. The character greets outside, i.e. Rapunzel, might tack on some time, as well as other pay options like BBB. The only things we usually don't get in the day is the Tom Sawyer, Stitch, CoP, Dapper Dans, and Swiss Family Robinson Treehouse. But, we also ride the mountains multiple times if possible, using the old FP system. So, I'm sure we could get those 5 extra rides in.
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Didn't know that. MK is doable in 24 hours. I can get through most of it on a regular hours park day. The character greets outside, i.e. Rapunzel, might tack on some time, as well as other pay options like BBB. The only things we usually don't get in the day is the Tom Sawyer, Stitch, CoP, Dapper Dans, and Swiss Family Robinson Treehouse. But, we also ride the mountains multiple times if possible, using the old FP system. So, I'm sure we could get those 5 extra rides in.
Not doing Stitch is a wise decision, not due to time, just due to the chili burp.
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We may get that chance, we did have 1 member go, maybe we will get a TR
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