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Old 04-28-2012, 06:13 PM   #1
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November 25, 2012: Mexican Riviera on the Wonder

We just booked our first Disney Cruise! Soooooo flippin excited! Who's cruising with me??
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Old 04-29-2012, 07:52 PM   #2
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I have added your thread to the cruise meet list

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Old 05-03-2012, 05:27 PM   #3
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Yay! I was starting to think I was going to be the only DISer on this cruise!

This is our second cruise on the Wonder, but the first was over 10 years ago. I am apprehensive about getting too excited because we just canceled our WDW vacation a day before it began because of a medical situation. Hopefully it will be resolved by November and we cam take our cruise!
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Old 05-10-2012, 02:58 PM   #4
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Yay! I was starting to think I was going to be the only DISer on this cruise!

This is our second cruise on the Wonder, but the first was over 10 years ago. I am apprehensive about getting too excited because we just canceled our WDW vacation a day before it began because of a medical situation. Hopefully it will be resolved by November and we cam take our cruise!

Oh, I really hope it works out for you!!
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Old 05-10-2012, 05:45 PM   #5
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I am trying to talk DH into this cruise, especially if DCL isn't going to offer any cruises out of LA next fall. I know there are only 2 of you here so far, but were either of you thinking about doing a FE exchange? A cruise wouldn't be the same for our daughters if there was no FE exchange!
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Old 05-16-2012, 08:44 PM   #6
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I am trying to talk DH into this cruise, especially if DCL isn't going to offer any cruises out of LA next fall. I know there are only 2 of you here so far, but were either of you thinking about doing a FE exchange? A cruise wouldn't be the same for our daughters if there was no FE exchange!
I do want to participate in a FE, but I don't want to organize it! I've never done one before.

I know I read your TR and got a lot of valuable information that helped push me over the edge to do it. I read two at the same time, did you stay concierge or was that the other TR I read?
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Old 06-23-2012, 01:03 AM   #7
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Hey, just bumping and checking in. I guess there aren't many DISers going to be on this cruise....
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Old 06-27-2012, 05:16 PM   #8
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So excited this is my first cruise! Can't wait to take my son and enjoy a vacation with my best friends!
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Old 06-27-2012, 10:12 PM   #9
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Welcome to the DIS and the cruise thread, I'm glad to see that there are more of us joining in. I hope we can get a Fish Extender exchange going, and I hope a veteran comes in and can help organize it!
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Old 06-28-2012, 12:54 PM   #10
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"Fish Extender Exchange" ??? Where can I learn what this is and what other terms mean?!? I'm so excited, I want to make this trip for my son great so i'll be reading through all the forums and threads for ideas and tips.
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Old 06-28-2012, 01:56 PM   #11
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There are plenty of threads to tell you about the FEs. Your.son would love it, but essentially everyone on the DIS that is on the cruise exchanges little trinkets via little "mailboxes" called Fish Extenders. The are hung outside the stateroom door and throughout the cruise you return to you room to find gifts. I've heard that kids really enjoy receiving the gifts. Sometimes they're jewelry, key chains, glow sticks, anything your fellow cruisers think of.
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Old 07-13-2012, 03:44 AM   #12
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Hello!

First time cruisin with Disney and heard about FE exchange. Thanks to Google for leading me to this site. I would love to join in the exchange. This would be exciting. Any info you can share for a rookie? Thanks!
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Old 07-13-2012, 12:57 PM   #13
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I've been on a cruise before, back in the Wonder's first or second year, but there wasn't a DIS or FE back then. I'm hoping that a veteran Disney cruiser signs up for our voyage and can help set up some meets and FE!
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Old 07-16-2012, 10:41 PM   #14
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First Disney Cruise!

Just booked, last minute, for this cruise! So excited! This will be our first Disney Cruise. We have 2 children, 8 and 5!

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Old 07-21-2012, 03:44 AM   #15
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Okay, I just looked up what FE were. And boy, am I in. I would even think of organizing it if someone can point me in the right direction. It's our first Disney cruise.
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