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Old 11-23-2012, 01:15 PM   #46
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Eh it depends. We use FP, we go at rope drop, but we also go back to the parks at night. Sometimes we don't mind waiting on a line, it all depends on what the line is for, what mood we're in, and really how long the trip is. Like Robo said we've waited as long as 3 hours back in the day when ToT first opened. And I freaking loved that ride so much. I was 12. I was scared out of my pants but I was in love!

ETA: This past trip I made DH wait in line for probably 45 minutes to meet Tink and Periwinkle (this was early, like 9:45 am)...He was all grumbly the whole time on his phone, looking at Fantasy Football...After the meet he was all, SHE WAS CUTE! I LOVE PERIWINKLE! hahahahahhaa
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Old 11-23-2012, 03:26 PM   #47
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20 minutes or less. If it's longer than that, we will get a fastpass or come back later.
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Old 11-23-2012, 06:41 PM   #48
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We always go in off season because I can't handle crowds and lines.

If it is more than 30 minutes for most rides we will fast pass it or single rider it or skip it. Only exception being new rides that I really want to ride like Harry Potter at IOA.
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Old 11-24-2012, 10:29 AM   #49
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20 minutes is our max, 15 minutes if it's a less-favorite ride. We only go at off-peak times, too.
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Old 11-24-2012, 10:38 AM   #50
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Oh, nothing major. LOL I guess I got excited and spacey and when I walked into the park for the end of the day. I saw TestTrack and was all "Oooooooo! Shiny! Me want fast pass!!" I grabbed one, and then remembered the whole reason I went back into Epcot in the first place was for Soarin', which I now couldn't get a FP for since I already had one. I ended up just getting in line for Soarin'.
That is a good story, thanks for sharing!
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Old 11-24-2012, 10:44 AM   #51
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If the temps are higher than 75 degrees and the line is not shaded, I'm not getting in it period.

If the waiting area is shaded, then maybe 10-15 minutes if the temps are above 75 or 15-20 if the temps are under 75.

I can take the cold, but not the heat.

If most of the waiting area is indoors, like Soarin', then I might stretch to 30 minutes if I didn't have anything else to do. But that would be the max.
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Old 11-25-2012, 08:11 AM   #52
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If the temps are higher than 75 degrees and the line is not shaded, I'm not getting in it period.

If the waiting area is shaded, then maybe 10-15 minutes if the temps are above 75 or 15-20 if the temps are under 75.

I can take the cold, but not the heat.

If most of the waiting area is indoors, like Soarin', then I might stretch to 30 minutes if I didn't have anything else to do. But that would be the max.
i hadn't thought about the weather, but yes that makes a difference to us too.
standing still in direct sunlight is no fun at all.
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Old 11-25-2012, 08:21 AM   #53
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20 minutes. The only way we will wait in a longer line is on our last day in each park, if there is something specific we want to ride. Longest we have ever waited is 45 minutes for TSM.
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Old 11-25-2012, 08:33 AM   #54
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This week, we've gotten in line if it's 30 or less. For some reason, all the times posted this week have been longer than the actual standby times. Some were pretty significant. The sign for Star Tours said 25 minutes, and it took 10. The only one that was longer was EE yesterday. For some reason AK had a low crowd and then got crazy busy about midafternoon.
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Old 11-25-2012, 08:36 AM   #55
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If the wait time is longer than 20-25 minutes, then we're out. Not sure why that's our cut-off, but it just is.
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This week, we've gotten in line if it's 30 or less. For some reason, all the times posted this week have been longer than the actual standby times. Some were pretty significant. The sign for Star Tours said 25 minutes, and it took 10. The only one that was longer was EE yesterday. For some reason AK had a low crowd and then got crazy busy about midafternoon.
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Old 11-25-2012, 10:13 AM   #57
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30 minutes is the longest line we will get in. Of course, recently when we were there some of the fastpass lines were 20 minutes (CMs had to create orderly lines for for fastpass users out the front of the entrance)
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Old 11-25-2012, 01:26 PM   #58
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I've been on 4 trips in recent years, and the longest we've ever waited for anything is 30 minutes (Toy Story and Rockin' Rollercoaster). My strategy is to go in the off season and rely heavily on FastPasses and rope drop. I get tripped up every time by RR--by the time we get over there the fastpasses are too far out and it's better to just suck it up and get in line.
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~For certain attractions, 30 minutes is not a big deal, because it can take like 15 minutes with no line just to get to the boarding area. In my experience, the wait times are always inflated. One time at DHS, TSMM(soft opening) had a 90 minute wait, it took just over an hour -- fun but not fun.
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