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Old 08-29-2012, 09:54 AM   #1051
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I don't know the answers to your questions but just wanted to say Congrats!!! and wish you lots of
Awww thanks so much!!! Still seems far away but time is flying by. We can't wait!!!
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Awww thanks so much!!! Still seems far away but time is flying by. We can't wait!!!
Congrats! Looks like you arrive on the same day that we do. We will be celebrating 22 happy years being married this trip. May you be just as happy as we are!
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Old 08-29-2012, 10:37 AM   #1053
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Is it really possible that they will wait till January? That would be beyond perfect!
. . . that depends on when your trip is scheduled (April, 2013 for us). Better for some, not so much for others.
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Old 08-29-2012, 10:41 AM   #1054
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Congrats! Looks like you arrive on the same day that we do. We will be celebrating 22 happy years being married this trip. May you be just as happy as we are!
Oh my gosh! 22 years!! Congrats!!!!!!!!!! I hope your trip is amazing!

I made a mistake... We actually arrive in 99 days (Dec 7th) and our wedding day is in 100 days. So if you see a wedding going on Saturday December 8th in the morning at the wedding pavilion with a reception at GF.... That's us!!!!!
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Old 08-29-2012, 10:42 AM   #1055
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Just thought I would update you about what I found out. So I perceverated on that forum post I found with the poster saying that the Gasparilla's Grill refurb would not commence until January 2013. I called GF myself. I called GF's direct phone number, not the Disney call center and the people I were talkign to were indeed located at GF. I talked to one CM, who knew very little, who transferred me to another CM who knew more. I asked about the timing of the refurbishments, and asked them what quick service alternatives would be provided in my November stay. She said the Beach Pool Grill would be having quick service options. I asked, what about breakfast? (since the beach pool bar is not open in the morning). She then checked with a manager and came back to me and said quote, end quote, "At this point, we havent firmed up that decision yet." I asked what decision? and she told me "the decision whether or not to refurb Gasparilla's this fall. It has not been finalized yet whether it will be happening or not."

I told her, if she is able to put in my two cents, that I can take either the Courtyard Pool or Gasparilla's being closed, but not both at the same time. She chuckled a little and told me that is what is being factored in the decision and may be a reason why the Gasparilla's refurb is being pushed back.

I guess we won't know until we know, and they are changing these refurb schedules constantly and with little notice. They could change their mind again!

I hope everyone enjoys their stays at the GF! Even with construction, it is just hard for me to stay anywhere else because it is so special.

First, bonus points for using "perseverated" in a sentence.
Second, are you willing to share that phone number that is direct to GF? The one I have (407-824-3000) is to the call center. Thanks!
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Old 08-29-2012, 10:59 AM   #1056
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. . . that depends on when your trip is scheduled (April, 2013 for us). Better for some, not so much for others.
I'm sorry, I didn't mean anything by that about other trips, you're absolutely right! The best thing would be to have a construction schedule and follow it to the date and then everyone could plan better. I'm used to posting on a date specific thread and forgot my manners. Just excited to learn all there is about the GF.
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I'm sorry, I didn't mean anything by that about other trips, you're absolutely right! The best thing would be to have a construction schedule and follow it to the date and then everyone could plan better. I'm used to posting on a date specific thread and forgot my manners. Just excited to learn all there is about the GF.
At the same time though....At least they will not BOTH be closed together. I for one could give a hoot about Gasparillas, I want the pool, and I am just not going to get it! I'm ok with it, I think we will have fun wandering over to Poly and being at the beach pool, and the new kiddie area!!! Besides, maybe once I am there I WILL give a hoot about Gasparillas. Actually, I am pretty upset about the gift shop and want to make sure I can find a CD of the band and have it autographed for my DH. If only in a perfect world.....Ok, perfect world I would be in a suite in the main building...baby steps.....
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Old 08-29-2012, 11:16 AM   #1058
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Oh my gosh! 22 years!! Congrats!!!!!!!!!! I hope your trip is amazing!

I made a mistake... We actually arrive in 99 days (Dec 7th) and our wedding day is in 100 days. So if you see a wedding going on Saturday December 8th in the morning at the wedding pavilion with a reception at GF.... That's us!!!!!
Congrats to you!!! OMG, you must be so excited! I'll bet that will be beautiful! Will the spa at GF be open by then? Didn't I just see they updated it to be Dec 5?
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At the same time though....At least they will not BOTH be closed together. I for one could give a hoot about Gasparillas, I want the pool, and I am just not going to get it! I'm ok with it, I think we will have fun wandering over to Poly and being at the beach pool, and the new kiddie area!!! Besides, maybe once I am there I WILL give a hoot about Gasparillas. Actually, I am pretty upset about the gift shop and want to make sure I can find a CD of the band and have it autographed for my DH. If only in a perfect world.....Ok, perfect world I would be in a suite in the main building...baby steps.....
There are 2 pools at GF and the smaller one will be open with the kiddie splash area but not the larger pool in November, is that correct? I think I've read too many posts and it's all jumbled in my brain...

Maybe you can find the CD of the band on ebay and have it with you? And is there more than one gift shop? So many questions, sorry...
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Old 08-29-2012, 11:23 AM   #1060
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Congrats to you!!! OMG, you must be so excited! I'll bet that will be beautiful! Will the spa at GF be open by then? Didn't I just see they updated it to be Dec 5?
I heard Dec 5th too, but yesterday when I called to update our AP discounts, they transferred me to GF to ask, they said they have not been given an new date of completion. Still saying early 2013.

Thank you for the congrats!!! Sooo excited!!
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Oh my gosh! 22 years!! Congrats!!!!!!!!!! I hope your trip is amazing!

I made a mistake... We actually arrive in 99 days (Dec 7th) and our wedding day is in 100 days. So if you see a wedding going on Saturday December 8th in the morning at the wedding pavilion with a reception at GF.... That's us!!!!!
That's the day we arrive - in the morning. I will keep an eye out for you. I hope that it is fabulous for you guys!
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Old 08-29-2012, 11:40 AM   #1062
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I heard Dec 5th too, but yesterday when I called to update our AP discounts, they transferred me to GF to ask, they said they have not been given an new date of completion. Still saying early 2013.

Thank you for the congrats!!! Sooo excited!!
It's on the website as Dec 5, so maybe you will get lucky and they will stick to it!
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So if you see a wedding going on Saturday December 8th in the morning at the wedding pavilion with a reception at GF.... That's us!!!!![/COLOR]
I'm so excited for you, how magical!!!!! Have a GREAT day!!!
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Old 08-29-2012, 11:49 AM   #1064
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I agree with runskimom...one of these refurbs at a time would be easier to take, but for our week in October, we would be dealing with the closures of the courtyard pool, Gasparilla's, Sandy Cove, the salon, and the spa! That really is too much at one time, although to be honest, I don't use the salon. The pool and Gasparilla's together is a killer! If Gasparilla's were to be pushed back until January, at least those of us visiting in the fall will have it a little easier.

This may be our last trip to WDW for a while, and I couldn't bear to stay anywhere else...this would ease the refurb. pain a bit...




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There are 2 pools at GF and the smaller one will be open with the kiddie splash area but not the larger pool in November, is that correct? I think I've read too many posts and it's all jumbled in my brain...

Maybe you can find the CD of the band on ebay and have it with you? And is there more than one gift shop? So many questions, sorry...
Yes, I believe that is what they are saying for now. No large pool, but Beach pool and new Alice kiddie play area will be open. Plus, we can use the facilities at Poly.

I didn't even think to look on ebay. I just checked amazon and they only have mp3 format. Someone gave me the number to merch on here before so I will be sure to call them as well.
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