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Old 01-28-2012, 08:15 PM   #1051
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Unloading all your pics are we?

Nice shots of Catastrophe Canyon!
And did they actually have guests at the beginning of the Backlot Tour or were those CM's?
The last couple of times we rode, they skipped those bits and just did the scenes without people - it was disappointing!
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Old 01-28-2012, 09:14 PM   #1052
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Wonderful update! Even on my phone your pictures are fantastic!

Isn't that piano from Pirates great! I was leaning over the railing trying to soak in all the details. I love movie props

I hope your neck is getting better. Have you tried icey hot?
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So sorry about your neck Mary Ellen! I hope it feels better by now!

Ok, here's my big comment. Ham, turkey or PBJ at Salisbury?? Did I read this correctly? Because I know for sure the Commons has lots and lots of options other than that! Maybe you need to clear the air for me on this one before I get too fired up

The only thing I ever "find" in that darn prop room is the statues from Narnia and the Eyes Balls boxes But I LOVE the costume rooms as you whiz by in the tram, I wish you had more time to see that! So cool!

And my mom and I were chosen for the Backlot Tour back in...1996 or 1998. I was the one that got all the water dumped on my head and my mom was on the ship, pretending to throw fake bombs and point her gun fingers in the air to shoot at invisible planes. Oh my gosh we reminised something else this trip about that one

Can't say I've ever tried Backlot before for lunch. And YES we did try Starring Rolls this time! And it was DELICIOUS! I even tried the infamous peanut butter chocolate cupcake (which may or may not have been my 2nd dessert in a row that day) after stalking 3 people whom I saw have one and I noticed the lack there of visible peanut butter in said cupcake. But I caved, and boy am I glad I did. PB is not visible, but totally there
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Congratulations to Nick. That's great.


Thanks Tina! Nick is so excited and motivated for this!

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I'd say that's pretty impressive.


It does look impressive on paper, doesn't it?

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I could see doing this, actually. Maybe not any other Orlando attractions, but just hanging out at the resorts, I'd be cool with that. One of my dream trips, actually, is Christmas week at AKL, possibly without park tickets. There's so much to do at that resort and the parks are crazy.


I never actually thought about a non park trip during Christmas, but that actually makes a lot of sense, particularly at AKL where there is so much to do. Now that I know about the sunset safari, I could totally see doing that. I would have no problem soaking in the ambiance of the AKL for a week!

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Mark did this in July, I didn't. I hope I can in February. He said it was awesome. If not, I can always go in April.
You definitely have to check in out in February. It's a ton of fun!

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That's terrible about the TSM FP line. Why, oh why, are the lines for the ride so crazy? I love that ride, but still...
It was controlled chaos. Thank goodness that the CM's were managing that line so well. I love that the CM's even got the FP's for each quest. So much more efficient!

I just think that is such a popular ride because EVERYONE can ride it. Every other ride will weed out guests, but this one is for everyone.

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I really hope I get to do ToT at some point. The queue looks so cool, although it looks like a ride that would make me ill. I can get sick riding in regular elevators, so... But RnRC..that's a different story. I'd love to see that track, too.
OMG - you have to try ToT at least once. I don't like elevators either. I take the stairs whenever possible and ToT does scare me ( a lot actually), but once its over I get that thrill ride high. To get through the drop sequence sometimes I focusing on counting and that makes me less afraid. At least go through and see the queue. It's one of the best.

RnR rocks!!!!!

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Good luck this weekend!
Thanks. Overall I am very happy with how the show went. It was a lot of fun!

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Fun DIS meet! Looks like everyone was having a great time!
It was really fun to meet Mark, Julie, and the kids! It's fun to find a DISer right in my own backyard.

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Great pictures from DHS! You have such a knack for finding cool angles!
Thanks! It's so fun to go back and take new pictures of the same area. I have had my camera for two years but I am still rephotographing some areas with it.

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Congrats to Nick for being named captain for next year! That's awesome! We named our two captains for this season, and one of the girls burst into tears because she was so surprised to be named. Made me teary-eyed, too.
Awww - that's a great story! It's even better when the child really appreciates the responsibility and doesn't just expect it. I really didn't know they were going to name him at the banquet. I think they usually decide closer to the start of the season. It was a nice surprise, that's for sure!

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Have fun this weekend! Don't injure yourself any worse.
My neck is so much better today. I guess the spasm released. So embarrassing to admit that you injured yourself dancing, so I kept it on the QT last night.

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Wow! What an update!

I feel like I got a tour of the streets of NY and the backlot which was a wonderful diversion from this cold,snowy morning
I was definitely on a row and took a ton of pictures after lunch.

Did you get a lot of snow? I find the DIS is a wonderful bad weather diversion. It definitely helps the winter months be more tolerable!

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You have a good memory! Caitlin and I both did the movie scene 2 years ago (she was on the phone and I was the skipper) Caitlin also did it again last August and this time she was on the boat and let someone else get wet FYI-if anyone wants to do this all you have to do is volunteer with the CM working the queue. It's a lot of fun and a great memory!

I thought so and looking at my pictures I actually can't believe that all that water didn't blow Caitlin right off her seat! Wow! It's a pretty impressive amount of water but perhaps its angled to really go "around" the victim.

I thought about volunteering, but I was too impatient to wait since a new tour was just starting. But I have to admit, I would have loved to see Nick participate.

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Your tour pics are great and how cute is Nick in those ears!
Thanks!

I'm so glad Nick loves to try the hats on. I like the Indiana Jones the best! Should have bought that one.

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I'm guessing the boys didn't join you for the DisMeet.
Well, there's actually a little twist in that story.

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What a fun update! I think the backlot tour was closed the last time we were at DHS.
Nick looks cute in the hats!
Thanks! Glad you like the hat pictures. The last time I was on the backlot tour was in 03 (I think). I was definitely due to revisit it and I'm really glad I did. I enjoyed it.

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Sorry your neck is hurting - I know how you feel! I have a lot of tight muscles in my neck and shoulder area and if I do stuff like dance it can really be a problem! I should have more frequent massages but sadly, insurance won't pay! I might have to try chiro.
I try to pretend that I don't have neck problems and probably should get a simple neck xray to see if I have arthritis changes. If I sleep wrong I get tight neck muscles and I often get tight in the shoulders and the back of my head. Fortunately, my neck is 99% better today.

What is chiro?

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I am glad you're enjoying the show though! Maybe you just need to stretch out before dancing!
That would probably be a good idea! I keep forgetting that I'm not 20. Nick came to the show last night and he said the way I was whipping around no wonder I hurt myself!

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I hope your neck is feeling better soon!!!
Thanks! It is so much better today. I am so relieved because I was starting to get worried about work tomorrow. I am just going to keep sleeping on a heating pad.

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I always wish that we could skip that whole "pre-show" for the Backlot Tour...I mean, it's entertaining, but it's something we've seen SO many times!
You can, can't you? Because I haven't done the tour in so long I actually found it entertaining, but I can see where it would get tired if you watched it every trip. And the tram tour is fun. I would love to go back to that costume area before the dump shop. That was cool!

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I know that on Catastrophe Canyon, it's 70,000 gallons. (Thank you youtube!!) (Around 3:14)
You and your youtube!!!! Thanks for finding that info! I knew someone would! Very cool! That is a heck of a lot of water!
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I'm sorry that your neck is hurt. That's never any good. Just make sure you take good care of yourself.
Thanks! My neck is actually so much better today when yesterday I could barely move. I definitely put a muscle in spasm and it is not released. Yeah!

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Doesn't it always figure that you cancel a reservation and then the day of, you would want that reservation? My life always seems to work that way.
I really did want to try the burgers there, but I knew timewise it wasn't going to be the best idea. I think we would have had to skip the backlot tour if we had eaten there because I wanted to try to leave the park by 1:45. It would have been so rushed.

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Every time I go on the backlot tour and we reach catastrophe canyon, I slide to the other side of the tram because I don't want to get soaked! It's so crazy the amount of water that flows through there.
Looking at those pictures I am surprised that Nick did not get soaked. It's pretty cool to be that close to that much water and stay dry!

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Unloading all your pics are we?
Yup! I took quite a few pictures this day! I always photograph heavy if its an area I haven't seen for a while or don't have quality pictures of.

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Nice shots of Catastrophe Canyon!
And did they actually have guests at the beginning of the Backlot Tour or were those CM's?
The last couple of times we rode, they skipped those bits and just did the scenes without people - it was disappointing!
Thanks!

I think at least some of the actors were guests because there was a mom with her kids and they were making comments about daddy, so I assume they were together. Not sure about all three.

They did the scenes without people? Really? I thought they sort of canvased the line looking for volunteers.

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Wonderful update! Even on my phone your pictures are fantastic!
Thanks! So glad you enjoyed the pictures! Brave - reading from your phone. I find it to frustrating. I think they need a phone app so it goes in a more readable format.

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Isn't that piano from Pirates great! I was leaning over the railing trying to soak in all the details. I love movie props
That piano/organ whatever it is IS so cool! Wow - talk about creativity to come up with that. Love it!

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I hope your neck is getting better. Have you tried icey hot?
I used something like icey hot, but what really helped was just simple old warm, moist compresses and motrin. I feel so much better today. Thanks!

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So sorry about your neck Mary Ellen! I hope it feels better by now!
It really does. It's much better than I had hoped for. Thanks!

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Ok, here's my big comment. Ham, turkey or PBJ at Salisbury?? Did I read this correctly? Because I know for sure the Commons has lots and lots of options other than that! Maybe you need to clear the air for me on this one before I get too fired up
You read that half correctly. Brian is the one at Salisbury and the good food (he goes back today). Nick's high school has the worst food ever. It's all this processed high calorie crap. He asks to bring his lunch everyday and that's what I pack - those 3 things. He never buys burgers at school because apparently they are super expensive and disgusting.

I bet Nick is going to be so excited when he goes away to school and finally gets some good cafeteria food!

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The only thing I ever "find" in that darn prop room is the statues from Narnia and the Eyes Balls boxes But I LOVE the costume rooms as you whiz by in the tram, I wish you had more time to see that! So cool!

And my mom and I were chosen for the Backlot Tour back in...1996 or 1998. I was the one that got all the water dumped on my head and my mom was on the ship, pretending to throw fake bombs and point her gun fingers in the air to shoot at invisible planes. Oh my gosh we reminised something else this trip about that one
Wouldn't it be fun to really do a behind the scenes walking tour through all the props. I would love that. I love the detail, the fabrics, the costumes, the designs.

So let me ask you this - What did it feel like to get hit with all that water? Does it totally miss you? It looks like so much fun to be part of that show. We should have volunteered. I know Denny wouldn't do it, but Nick totally would!

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Can't say I've ever tried Backlot before for lunch. And YES we did try Starring Rolls this time! And it was DELICIOUS! I even tried the infamous peanut butter chocolate cupcake (which may or may not have been my 2nd dessert in a row that day) after stalking 3 people whom I saw have one and I noticed the lack there of visible peanut butter in said cupcake. But I caved, and boy am I glad I did. PB is not visible, but totally there
So glad you tried Starring Rolls! I have heard so many things about that peanut butter cupcake. I really should have steered Nick back in there as we were leaving because he would have loved that. Doh! Of course, he was already hungry again when we left the park. Kids!
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Ugh, I'm sorry about your neck! I hope you feel better soon!

Great update, you got so many pictures of the Backlot tour! I remember loving Catastrophe Canyon when I was a kid! And the Earful Tower! Remember when that was MGM's icon before the hat? I like the hat, but I kind of wish it would go back to the tower.

Can't wait to hear about Epcot and your DIS meet!
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Glad you had fun at "Woodstock" but so sorry about the crick in your neck! Hope it feels better soon!

Now back to the trip....looks like you guys had such a blast!!! Don't you just love the new Star Tours? I'm hoping to ride a few times in May and see some different scenes.

I haven't been on the backlot tour in ages. It looks way more fun and interesting than I remembered...or maybe it is your fantastic pics. Either way, will have to give it another shot in May!

I know there was more I wanted to say but it escapes me for now.
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Sorry - I was referring to chiropractic care when I said chiro.

I should have a neck x-ray and exam too. I like to use heat on mine a lot.
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Thanks Jen. I feel so much better today. The way it hurt yesterday I thought I was in for it for at least several days, but I'm good!

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Great update, you got so many pictures of the Backlot tour! I remember loving Catastrophe Canyon when I was a kid! And the Earful Tower! Remember when that was MGM's icon before the hat? I like the hat, but I kind of wish it would go back to the tower.
I almost forgot about the MGM icon tower. I love the Earful tower. It's cute, but I do miss the old one as well. Glad you like the pics!

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Glad you had fun at "Woodstock" but so sorry about the crick in your neck! Hope it feels better soon!
I really enjoyed Woodstock. I was so impressed with how well all the "kids" played. They sure didn't have shows like that when I was growing up.

My neck is so much better today. Thanks!

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Now back to the trip....looks like you guys had such a blast!!! Don't you just love the new Star Tours? I'm hoping to ride a few times in May and see some different scenes.
I loved the new Star Tours and I really wanted to ride it more than twice (Nick and Denny got to ride 3X). Is that fair, I ask you????? I want to see all the scenes.

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I haven't been on the backlot tour in ages. It looks way more fun and interesting than I remembered...or maybe it is your fantastic pics. Either way, will have to give it another shot in May!
I hadn't been on it for about 8 years and I wasn't that impressed with it originally, but I enjoyed it a lot more this time because of all the new props. It's really quite an eyeful. Give it a ride in May and see what you think. It does give a different perspective.

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I do that all the time, especially if I try to read before I leave for work.

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Doh! I kept reading it like it said churo My mind is always on food.

I have actually given a lot thought to a chiropracter because I always feel like I am out of alignment and that my head is not on straight - literally!

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I should have a neck x-ray and exam too. I like to use heat on mine a lot.
Sounds like we are in the same boat. I have been waking up with a stiff neck for years, but now it just seems like it doesn't take much to mess it up. And then nothing feels right when your neck is messed up.
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I am so glad your neck feels better! As you know I've been going to the chiropractor, physical therapist and orthopedic massage to get mine back in order. It hasn't been fun at all! A spasm like that is exactly what finally got me to go deal with it super aggressively though I'd started with the chiro about a month before the killer spasm.

I am really glad I did the PT, I learned a lot that has changed some things that I think is really helping to keep it better. I'm just now starting back up with working out and am terrified of re-injury. If it makes you feel any better, it can seize up even without dancing like a crazy person or at least mine did.

I will say good pillow and mattress helps a LOT. Ice too, not heat, at the end of the day. It is very nice, at the end of the day now, to not feel like I could snap my head off my neck...that's how tight it would always be, very draining. At the end of the day though. 90% of it was postural. Fix that and...voila, no longer carrying an extra 10lbs of weight and strain on the neck.

Still, I love that you had that much fun dancing at it!

Ok, back to the update. FUN update and great pictures. I've never done the backlot tour. We've looked at it a few times and have always been off on the timing.

LOVE the pics from the display area at the end of the show, I need to see that!

Random question for you on the OKW studio...how was it for that many nights with 3 of you? I'm wondering if the 4 of us could live in a studio for longer than 3 nights and if so, which studios. The E's are still really small (size wise), just now getting close to 5 feet and 65-75lbs soaking wet tops each. Granted, a lot could change in that area in a year and a half but given their ages I'm not actually expecting a ton of growth until starting about then...just wondering your thoughts on that.
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Glad you had a great time at Woodstock but ugh at hurting your neck - hope it is feeling better now and you got to take part in the shows

Yay The Muppets!!! The movie is out in the UK on the 10th Feb and I can't wait to see it!!

Glad you had cool weather and got to eat outside - love the shot of the chair!

Great pics of Star Tours - I regret not going on it during our trip now.

Haha as always I laughed at the poor guy getting wet on The Backlot Tour!! Also yay for eye candy!!

Great tour pics! I had to endure Hannah Montana because of my sister but luckily she's over that phase now!
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I am so glad your neck feels better! As you know I've been going to the chiropractor, physical therapist and orthopedic massage to get mine back in order. It hasn't been fun at all! A spasm like that is exactly what finally got me to go deal with it super aggressively though I'd started with the chiro about a month before the killer spasm.

I am really glad I did the PT, I learned a lot that has changed some things that I think is really helping to keep it better. I'm just now starting back up with working out and am terrified of re-injury. If it makes you feel any better, it can seize up even without dancing like a crazy person or at least mine did.

I will say good pillow and mattress helps a LOT. Ice too, not heat, at the end of the day. It is very nice, at the end of the day now, to not feel like I could snap my head off my neck...that's how tight it would always be, very draining. At the end of the day though. 90% of it was postural. Fix that and...voila, no longer carrying an extra 10lbs of weight and strain on the neck.

Still, I love that you had that much fun dancing at it!
I do need a better pillow. One really good one. As far as the mattress - Denny has been itching to get one of those sleep number beds so perhaps this is as good reason as any.

I probably should do PT and learn about body mechanics because this will certainly be a chronic thing for me. One of my friends actually had two herniated cervical discs and I am scared to death of finding out something like that. I think mine is just spasm and always being out of alignment.

It is scary how this came on from something very benign. I wasn't dancing all THAT crazy.

I read ice is good, but I really love the heat. Is that bad?

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Ok, back to the update. FUN update and great pictures. I've never done the backlot tour. We've looked at it a few times and have always been off on the timing.

LOVE the pics from the display area at the end of the show, I need to see that!
I am actually pretty shocked you never did the backlot tour. I think you should give it a try. I'll ride it with you in October. It's different - a lot to look at.

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Random question for you on the OKW studio...how was it for that many nights with 3 of you? I'm wondering if the 4 of us could live in a studio for longer than 3 nights and if so, which studios. The E's are still really small (size wise), just now getting close to 5 feet and 65-75lbs soaking wet tops each. Granted, a lot could change in that area in a year and a half but given their ages I'm not actually expecting a ton of growth until starting about then...just wondering your thoughts on that.
It was actually fine with the three of us. The living space was more than adequate. There isn't a ton of drawer space but if you use the drawers in the bedside table that will give you more storage. I also put one of the suitcases on the suitcase holders and used that like a drawer for Denny.

They will have plenty of room in the bed and you won't feel like you are sleeping on top of them. There is lots of space between the two bed. Like I told you - the only thing I didn't like was not having a vanity outside the bathroom. I used the mirror on the door to put my makeup on so I could get out of the way of anyone needing a shower.

I definitely think OKW gives the best sleeping options, all the other studios are the same in terms of space/sleep. Except for BLT - way, way, way too small for four people.
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Glad you had a great time at Woodstock but ugh at hurting your neck - hope it is feeling better now and you got to take part in the shows

I had a wonderful time doing the show and my neck is so much better today. Yeah.

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Yay The Muppets!!! The movie is out in the UK on the 10th Feb and I can't wait to see it!!

Wow - I didn't realize there was such a delay in releasing it in the UK. I hope you love it. It seems to be quite popular, although I haven't seen it for myself.

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Glad you had cool weather and got to eat outside - love the shot of the chair!

It was a pleasure to have perfect outdoor eating weather. Just perfect. Isn't that chair cool? I want one.

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Great pics of Star Tours - I regret not going on it during our trip now.

Too bad you missed it. It's really fun and not too scary. Just cool for a simulator.

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Haha as always I laughed at the poor guy getting wet on The Backlot Tour!! Also yay for eye candy!!

Doesn't that deluge look incredible. It looks like it would just sweep someone away. Probably really funny if the person is not expecting it at all.

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Great tour pics! I had to endure Hannah Montana because of my sister but luckily she's over that phase now!
I'm glad most people are over the Hannah Montana phase. Miley Cyrus made her millions now we can all forget about her.
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I do need a better pillow. One really good one. As far as the mattress - Denny has been itching to get one of those sleep number beds so perhaps this is as good reason as any.
That's what we got and major neck issues was the driving force behind it. We love it. We do have issues in the winter with temperature changes in our room making us need to check the numbers more often than we'd like but we both sleep much better and have less back and neck issues. It's funny though, sometimes we sleep too well, aka too long without waking and we will wake up a little stiff from that just because we slept too long! If you go there then can do a pillow analysis and help you get the right one for you, it gave me tremendous relief.

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I probably should do PT and learn about body mechanics because this will certainly be a chronic thing for me. One of my friends actually had two herniated cervical discs and I am scared to death of finding out something like that. I think mine is just spasm and always being out of alignment.

It is scary how this came on from something very benign. I wasn't dancing all THAT crazy.
PT and Chiro can help you get back in alignment, it doesn't need to be chronic!

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I read ice is good, but I really love the heat. Is that bad?
Heat is good in the morning but ice is better at night as the muscles are inflamed and need to be calmed down. I thought the idea of ice on my neck sounded like torture and was amazed iwht how good it felt and how much it can help!

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We have tried, it's just never panned out. I do want to do it!


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It was actually fine with the three of us. The living space was more than adequate. There isn't a ton of drawer space but if you use the drawers in the bedside table that will give you more storage. I also put one of the suitcases on the suitcase holders and used that like a drawer for Denny.

They will have plenty of room in the bed and you won't feel like you are sleeping on top of them. There is lots of space between the two bed. Like I told you - the only thing I didn't like was not having a vanity outside the bathroom. I used the mirror on the door to put my makeup on so I could get out of the way of anyone needing a shower.

I definitely think OKW gives the best sleeping options, all the other studios are the same in terms of space/sleep. Except for BLT - way, way, way too small for four people.
Yeah, I've heard that about BLT. I'm just trying to figure if we really need a one bedroom if I don't plan on cooking. I'm less concerned with losing the kitchen, then with losing the washer/dryer! Space wise though the studios seem about the same as one room at some of the deluxes (ones without a daybed), with a little more kitchen options (sink, micro) so outside of the w/d it seems like it'd be about the same.
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Backlot photos were great as usual! The tour was closed when we were there in Sept. I really wanted to do it again. I do miss the tour through the movie sets that used to be a part of the ride. I think that is where Lights, Action is now, the buildings were torn down for that.

I understand the neck thing. Mine has been bad for years. I've been through every treatment know for my neck including a cervical fusion! Nothing works, I have a lot of trouble with carrying a purse, they are too heavy on my neck. I can't take meds as I'm allergic to nsaids, so most of the time I just tough it out.

I'm glad that your neck is doing better.
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