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Old 05-16-2011, 09:59 AM   #16
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This is me........

Name: Marc

Family: Married to Giulia - we have 2 sons , 4 and 7.

Occupation: Director of an IT Recruitment company in Kent

Home Town: Lambeth - SE London

Favourite Florida Bits: Defo Disney - especially the hotels. Great service and relaxing environment. We are DVC owners at OKW and are going back for our 7th visit. Going to try Universal this year for the first time in 10 years

Favourite Restaurants: Olivia's , TREX , Liberty Tree Tavern

Hobbies: Most sports - love Spurs and making sure my boys do too. I also play Golf and enjoy old Films

Likes and Dislikes: I like holidays , relaxing with the family, good food, a drink or 2 and keeping fit
I don't like aggresive people, moaners, Arsenal and bad drivers
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Old 05-16-2011, 10:23 AM   #17
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Name: Kayleigh, aged 23

Family: My fiance, Gary, aged 24. We've been together since November 2008 after a week in the same flat at halls of residence. We got engaged at AKL in August 2009

Occupation: Currently finishing up my exams for my final year of LL.B (Hons) Social and Public Law degree. Hoping to get into some form of administration/research work whilst I undertake a history degree via the OU to become a history teacher or lecturer. Also in process of setting up my own family history research business. Gary's going to be going into the games computer modelling and animation industry, hoping as a technical artist (eventually)

Home Town: Grantham, Lincolnshire

Favourite Park: Epcot

Favourite Attractions: Disney = Test Track, Mission:Space, Rock n Rollercoaster, Expedition Everest, Kali River Rapids, the Three Mountains. IOA = Duelling Dragons (or whatever its called now)

Favourite Night Time Attraction - IllumiNations and Wishes - I couldn't choose!

Favourite Restaurants: Teppan Edo, Boma, Nine Dragons, Tusker House, Yak and Yeti, Raglan Road (tradition to eat there on our first full day after DTD), O'hana, Whispering Canyon

Hobbies: Dancing, genealogy, history...Liverpool (shhhh!)
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Old 05-26-2011, 10:35 AM   #18
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Hi I'm new to this site !

Name: Diane, 34 in June.

Family: My other half of 9 years - David (41) no kids, dog-Toby 9yrs old

Occupation: Animal Carer at a Wildlife Rescue Charity.

Hometown: Enfield, North London.

Fav Park: MK

Fav Attraction: Splash Mountain

Fav Restaurant: Not fussed, I do more Quick Service.

Hobbies: Anything Disney related!
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Old 05-26-2011, 10:47 AM   #19
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Old 06-12-2011, 06:13 AM   #20
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New to this forum so I thought i'd say hey!

Name: Louise (21)

Family: Usually holiday with my mum, dad, brother, sister, brother-in-law & niece.

Occupation: 2nd year student nurse.

Home town: Liverpool, England.

Favourite Park: Has to be Magic Kingdom. No place like it.

Favourite Attraction: A hard one but its between Pirates of the Caribbean and Splash Mountain!

Favourite Coaster: Rock n' Roller coaster. Love having the music blasting on the way round!

Favourite Nighttime show: Definately Wishes!

First Trip to Disney
: 1991 when I was 2. Been going every other year since.

Favourite Restaurant: The Cheesecake Factory. yummm!

Favourite Hotel Onsite
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Hobbies: Reading, watching movies, the usual really.
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Old 06-12-2011, 07:56 AM   #21
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  • 2003(Oct) Disney Wonder +Raddison Parkway2004(Oct) Disney Magic + Homewood Suites, 2004(Xmas) Hilton DTD
  • 2005(Oct) Disney Magic + BW Lakeside, 2005 (Xmas) BW Lakeside, 2006(Aug) Courtyard By Marriott LBV + 1st RCCL cruise,
  • 2006(Oct) Disneyland, Cailfornia Howard Johnson, 2006(Xmas)Comfort Inn LBV,2007(Easter)Fairfield Inn, Marriott Village
  • 2007(Aug)Courtyard By Marriott LBV, 2007(Oct) Disneyland CA, HoJo/Vegas, Flamingo,2008(Easter) Windsor Hills, Disney Wonder, Fairfield Inn
  • 2008(Aug)Country Inn, 2nd RCCL, AKL, 2008(Oct)& 2008(Xmas)Fairfield Inn, 2009(May)Country Inn 2009(Aug)OKW, Disney Magic, Regal Sun
  • 2010(Easter) Hampton Inn LBV 2010(Aug) Royal Pacific & OKW 2011(Feb)H.I. Express LBV 2011(Aug)OKW, Disney Dream, HI DTD
  • 2011(Oct) Fairfield Inn 2012(Aug) Fairfield Inn, OKW 2012(Nov) Fairfield Inn 2013(Apr) Fairfield Inn LBV 2013(Aug) Swan & ESA LBV 2013(Oct) ESA LBV
  • 2014(Jul) Hilton Garden Inn LBV 2014(Sept) Disney Magic 14nt WBTA, Wyndham Bonnet Creek
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Old 06-12-2011, 10:44 AM   #22
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Welcome to the Dis Louise.

I see you have been to Florida a lot so it will be good to see you sharing some of your experiences and advice with us all
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Old 06-25-2011, 07:54 PM   #23
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Hi everyone, long time lurker on DIS but have only just discovered the UK board.

Name: Laura (28)

Family: Scott (27) - partner. Pasca & Lucy - cats

Occupation: Helpline Advisor - Private Health Care Company, previously ITU nurse

Home town: Paisley, Scotland.

Favourite Park: Magic Kingdom love walking down Main Street. Close second would be World Showcase part of Epcot. Love having leisurely stroll get a cake/pastry from France, look in all the souvenir shops.

Favourite Attraction: Easy one! Soarin everytime. Love it. Also love Test Track, especially at night. OH loves Everest, Test Track, RnR & TOT.

Favourite Coaster: Hate coasters! Although I will to BTMRR, its good.

Favourite Nighttime show: Wishes!

First Trip to Disney: DLP - 2004 (day trip), WDW - 2005

Favourite Restaurant: Chef Mickeys although mostly eat counter service.

Favourite Hotel Onsite: GF looks fab, but usually stay in value resorts.

Hobbies: Disney holiday planning, football (Kilmarnock FC), love crafting- cards & baking cakes.
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Old 06-26-2011, 01:34 AM   #24
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  • 2003(Oct) Disney Wonder +Raddison Parkway2004(Oct) Disney Magic + Homewood Suites, 2004(Xmas) Hilton DTD
  • 2005(Oct) Disney Magic + BW Lakeside, 2005 (Xmas) BW Lakeside, 2006(Aug) Courtyard By Marriott LBV + 1st RCCL cruise,
  • 2006(Oct) Disneyland, Cailfornia Howard Johnson, 2006(Xmas)Comfort Inn LBV,2007(Easter)Fairfield Inn, Marriott Village
  • 2007(Aug)Courtyard By Marriott LBV, 2007(Oct) Disneyland CA, HoJo/Vegas, Flamingo,2008(Easter) Windsor Hills, Disney Wonder, Fairfield Inn
  • 2008(Aug)Country Inn, 2nd RCCL, AKL, 2008(Oct)& 2008(Xmas)Fairfield Inn, 2009(May)Country Inn 2009(Aug)OKW, Disney Magic, Regal Sun
  • 2010(Easter) Hampton Inn LBV 2010(Aug) Royal Pacific & OKW 2011(Feb)H.I. Express LBV 2011(Aug)OKW, Disney Dream, HI DTD
  • 2011(Oct) Fairfield Inn 2012(Aug) Fairfield Inn, OKW 2012(Nov) Fairfield Inn 2013(Apr) Fairfield Inn LBV 2013(Aug) Swan & ESA LBV 2013(Oct) ESA LBV
  • 2014(Jul) Hilton Garden Inn LBV 2014(Sept) Disney Magic 14nt WBTA, Wyndham Bonnet Creek
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Old 06-26-2011, 02:46 PM   #25
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Hi guys! Newbie to the boards and to Disney (a trip when I was 11 doesn't count!!). I've just booked my honeymoon to the Dolphin Hotel for September next year It's a surprise for OH, I'll be giving him the tickets at the wedding (if i can keep it a secret that long!) - it's going to be so exciting!!

Name: Viki, 30

Family: My other half, getting married in July 2012

Occupation: Solicitor

Hometown: Seven Sisters, North London

Fav Park: When I went when I was small, it was Epcot, for the world showcase - but I have a feeling Harry Potter might edge it for Universal this time around!

Fav Attraction: To be determined!

Fav Restaurant: Not visited any yet

Hobbies: Reading, geeking out on my computer, running, wedding planning!
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Old 06-26-2011, 02:49 PM   #26
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Welcome Viki, enjoy your planning
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  • 2003(Oct) Disney Wonder +Raddison Parkway2004(Oct) Disney Magic + Homewood Suites, 2004(Xmas) Hilton DTD
  • 2005(Oct) Disney Magic + BW Lakeside, 2005 (Xmas) BW Lakeside, 2006(Aug) Courtyard By Marriott LBV + 1st RCCL cruise,
  • 2006(Oct) Disneyland, Cailfornia Howard Johnson, 2006(Xmas)Comfort Inn LBV,2007(Easter)Fairfield Inn, Marriott Village
  • 2007(Aug)Courtyard By Marriott LBV, 2007(Oct) Disneyland CA, HoJo/Vegas, Flamingo,2008(Easter) Windsor Hills, Disney Wonder, Fairfield Inn
  • 2008(Aug)Country Inn, 2nd RCCL, AKL, 2008(Oct)& 2008(Xmas)Fairfield Inn, 2009(May)Country Inn 2009(Aug)OKW, Disney Magic, Regal Sun
  • 2010(Easter) Hampton Inn LBV 2010(Aug) Royal Pacific & OKW 2011(Feb)H.I. Express LBV 2011(Aug)OKW, Disney Dream, HI DTD
  • 2011(Oct) Fairfield Inn 2012(Aug) Fairfield Inn, OKW 2012(Nov) Fairfield Inn 2013(Apr) Fairfield Inn LBV 2013(Aug) Swan & ESA LBV 2013(Oct) ESA LBV
  • 2014(Jul) Hilton Garden Inn LBV 2014(Sept) Disney Magic 14nt WBTA, Wyndham Bonnet Creek
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Old 07-08-2011, 08:35 AM   #27
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Me : Julia (no prizes for that one!) age 41 (but still feel like 21 - in my head not energy!)

Family: Husband Chris and daughter Jessica (3)

Occupation: Administration for an IT company....would rather be writting children's books....who knows one day

Home Town: Birmingham

Favourite Park: love all disney (except for Epcot) and Universal

Favourite Attractions: Dinasaur at AK (gives me the giggles!), Spiderman, too many to mention

Favourite Nighttime Show: Fantasmic - heard the music on the DISradio once and i nearly cried

Likes: Reading, movies.

Looking forward to : taking Jessica for her first trip and seeing it all again through her eyes.....no doubt i will be blubbering loads and getting the "Mommmmmmmmm your embarrassing me!"
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Old 08-15-2011, 05:16 PM   #28
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Me:Claire 41
Family:Husband, son and daughter
Occupation: housewife or homemaker as the Americans say!
Home Area: Argyll
Favourite Park:Epcot
Favourite Attraction:Soarin and Tower of Terror
First trip to disney:2004 arrived with no plan and no clue returned in 06 with a plan for every minute of the trip!
Fave restaurant:Flying Fish,Kat at Kouzzini,Boma,Olivias,Narcoossees,Olivias,GF Cafe
Fave hotel: GF but loved our trip to OKW in a one bedroom villa and hope to stay again next year, it's all the space and that laundry room!
Hobbies: walking our cute cocker spaniel, planning our Disney trips,reading,movies
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Old 08-17-2011, 11:47 PM   #29
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Welcome Claire - from another cocker spaniel owner
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Old 08-18-2011, 01:14 PM   #30
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Welcome Claire - from another cocker spaniel owner
DH persuaded me to get a dog 2 years ago,he said he would walk her feed her etc who has ended up caring for her? Me! She is a lovely wee angel dogShe is all we miss when we go abroad!
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