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View Poll Results: If staying onsite, which do you tend to do?
Go to MK a.m. EMH 48 33.57%
Go to MK p.m. EMH 54 37.76%
Go to HS a.m. EMH 44 30.77%
Go to HS p.m. EMH 34 23.78%
Go to EPCOT a.m. EMH 34 23.78%
Go to EPCOT p.m. EMH 37 25.87%
Go to AK a.m. EMH 38 26.57%
Go to AK p.m. EMH 24 16.78%
avoid all a.m. EMH 32 22.38%
avoid all p.m. EMH 30 20.98%
We always stay offsite, so we don't have a choice. 4 2.80%
We go to EMH if we feel like it at the time. 41 28.67%
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Old 11-29-2012, 07:05 AM   #31
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We like EMHs and will go if it fits into our schedule.
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Old 11-29-2012, 07:32 AM   #32
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We love evening emh especially at MK! We have little kids and plan accordingly so they aren't tired. I am sad they are getting rid of them! We ate not morning people and I refuse to wake up a sleeping toddler who will just be crabby from being woken up, so morning emh are a no go for us.
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Old 11-29-2012, 09:23 AM   #33
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We usually do a different park in the morning. Back to the hotel for some swimming and chilling and then head back to the parks around 4/5 for dinner and PM EMH. It's always been great to head in as everyone else heads out. The later hours of EMH's we hit all the favorites with very little to no wait, with the exception of PP or course.
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Old 11-29-2012, 09:43 AM   #34
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We are early risers and are usually anxious to hit the parks early so AM EMH makes sense for us. We also like to park hop, rarely spending an entire day in a park, so once the park with the AM EMH gets too busy, we head back to the resort to relax and then hop to another park. Sometime we will hop to a park that has PM EMH so we can stay late, particularly when Epcot and MK are open late. We had some very late nights on our last trip.

Our next trip is during a very slow time of year with short hours so we will probably take advantage of both the AM and PM hours but with the PM EMH being an hour shorter starting in January, we’ll see how well that will work. Guess there won’t be any really late nights on our next trip and with the shorter hours, we may not take as long of a break, unless DD is really grumbly but if she insists she doesn't need to nap and she is behaving, we will skip nap time.
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Old 11-29-2012, 09:55 AM   #35
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love, love, love am emh- it's so good to have that time before gen pop arrive.
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Old 11-29-2012, 09:57 AM   #36
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With young kids PM EMH has not been an option.

In regards to AM EMH, we have done both. On one trip we planned our trip so we went to the AM EMH park each day (was there by rope drop) then we we left mid-day/early afternoon to return to our resort, and then visited another park in the afternoon. On the next trip we avoided the AM EMH's and visited the more "recommended" parks for each day.

For the most part, the strategy of avoiding the AM EMH has worked better for us. It was our experience that the "recommended" park was less crowded early and remained that way and the result was a more pleasant trip overall.

We could make AM EMH rope drops but we likely will not do so when we visit again in February.
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Old 11-29-2012, 12:38 PM   #37
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We always do the morning EMHs. It typically works out really well for us. We're hoppers, so its a great option.
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Old 11-29-2012, 12:42 PM   #38
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We do evening EMH for Epcot and MK, sometimes. We do not show to parks till afternoon, but if we did, I would take advantage of morning EMH as well.
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Old 11-29-2012, 04:04 PM   #39
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I LOVE EMH!

PM is my favourite. I was once in Magic Kingdom from about 11 PM to 3 AM and it was amazing. There's nothing quite like being in a park so late.

Morning EMH have been good to me too, even when I've gotten there thirty minutes or an hour into them.

I don't park hop, either. If a park is busy we just go back to the hotel, and try again later.
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Old 11-29-2012, 04:09 PM   #40
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With a couple of little ones getting out early and staying out super late doesn't really work for us so we avoid both am & pm emh.
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Old 11-29-2012, 04:11 PM   #41
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They are not getting rid of them. They're going to be 2 hours instead of 3 hours.
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Old 11-29-2012, 04:42 PM   #42
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It was too crowded for us

We tried it once on a trip and that park was more crowded than we expected. So we went in the other direction on the other days. I think it just attracts more people.
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Old 11-29-2012, 07:03 PM   #43
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We never do morning EMHs because I'm the only morning person. We always do the evening EMHs.
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Old 11-29-2012, 07:25 PM   #44
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We have no objection to EMH. However, morning EMH is usually too early for us, and we're usually too tired for evening EMH. Other than that, it's a splendid idea
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Old 11-29-2012, 08:52 PM   #45
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We purposefully schedule our dates so we have at least one PM EMH at Magic Kingdom. It ROCKS!!!!
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