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Old 04-19-2013, 01:08 AM   #436
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When you did 2 days at Epcot, did you do one day in the Future World section and the other day in the WS section? What was their favorite part of Epcot? I have 2 days planned in Epcot and was hoping to get over to F&W both days, but not sure if that's feasible...or necessary? Would love your thoughts.
For us, we've found that it's better to do 1/2 of Future World and 1/2 of WS each day. We spend from rope drop until about 11:30 in FW, then have a sit-down lunch in WS and tour WS for a couple hours before going back to the hotel for a swim break.

Their favorite rides in Epcot FW include Spaceship Earth, Figment, Living with the Land, Soarin', and everything in the Seas pavilion. Not sure if all kids love Spaceship Earth the way ours do, but it's sort of the family "cult classic." We went back two other nights just to ride it before bed on our last trip.

In World Showcase, we spend more time just absorbing the feeling of each country. Last visit, the girls got pulled into participating in a wedding celebration (a show) in Italy. They loved it!! We never end up looking at the schedule of performers, but just sort of stumble on things as we explore. For us, I think the balance of planned rides in the morning and relaxed exploring in the afternoon makes for a nice day.

You could easily exchange exploring a few of the F&W booths instead of a sit-down lunch. We enjoyed F&W before kids, but never seem to spend much time with them now that we have kids.
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Old 04-19-2013, 09:17 AM   #437
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For us, we've found that it's better to do 1/2 of Future World and 1/2 of WS each day. We spend from rope drop until about 11:30 in FW, then have a sit-down lunch in WS and tour WS for a couple hours before going back to the hotel for a swim break.
Thank you so much for all your information, it is super helpful! Planning FW in the morning and a relaxed stroll through WS in the afternoon sounds perfect.
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Old 04-20-2013, 09:08 PM   #438
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It will be my DH and I.... We are going sept 29-oct 4... Staying at the Polynesian!!! It will be our 2nd Wedding Anniversary on Oct 1!!!!
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WooHoo, ADRs, BBB and PL reservations made!!! Going back to sleep now...
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Old 04-21-2013, 04:35 PM   #440
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I get to join y'all! DH, DS(9), DD(7), and I will be going back Oct 26-Nov 1 for our second trip ever. We will be staying at the Poly again. I have the flight booked and the deposit made. Now I am working on ADR's. Fingers crossed for a BOG ressie! And free dining!
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Old 04-21-2013, 06:41 PM   #441
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I get to join y'all! DH, DS(9), DD(7), and I will be going back Oct 26-Nov 1 for our second trip ever. We will be staying at the Poly again. I have the flight booked and the deposit made. Now I am working on ADR's. Fingers crossed for a BOG ressie! And free dining!
Pssst... there is a really great thread on the restaurants board about how to book online using the OLD website. Apparently the redesigned website isn't recognizing the +10. Used the info and it worked like a charm. We booked BOG for our 9th day online, right at 6am ET, easy-cheesy, and got the exact time we wanted. Good luck on the ADRs!
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Old 04-21-2013, 07:22 PM   #442
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Pssst... there is a really great thread on the restaurants board about how to book online using the OLD website. Apparently the redesigned website isn't recognizing the +10. Used the info and it worked like a charm. We booked BOG for our 9th day online, right at 6am ET, easy-cheesy, and got the exact time we wanted. Good luck on the ADRs!
Thanks a million! I haven't messed with the new one yet. I bet that has messed up a lot of people!
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Hello everyone. Fairly new to disboards in general. We are leavin for our trip sept. 26 and leaving oct 26!! It's me, my hubby, DS(7) & dd(2). This will be tr kids first time, my 13th, an hubby's 5th. My kids will be turning 8 & 3 a few days after we leave so we will be celebrating their birthdays there. We are staying at art of Animation. We are also going with some large extended family!!! So excited to go back, haven't been since 2004!!
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Hello everyone. Fairly new to disboards in general. We are leavin for our trip sept. 26 and leaving oct 26!! It's me, my hubby, DS(7) & dd(2). This will be tr kids first time, my 13th, an hubby's 5th. My kids will be turning 8 & 3 a few days after we leave so we will be celebrating their birthdays there. We are staying at art of Animation. We are also going with some large extended family!!! So excited to go back, haven't been since 2004!!
You are staying for a whole MONTH?!?!?! Wow!!!

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Pssst... there is a really great thread on the restaurants board about how to book online using the OLD website. Apparently the redesigned website isn't recognizing the +10. Used the info and it worked like a charm. We booked BOG for our 9th day online, right at 6am ET, easy-cheesy, and got the exact time we wanted. Good luck on the ADRs!
Anyone have the link to that thread? Our 180 day is tomorrow! Nothing like waiting until the last minute to get a plan around. Lol
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Anyone have the link to that thread? Our 180 day is tomorrow! Nothing like waiting until the last minute to get a plan around. Lol
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I used it this morning worked great. Got everything I wanted!! Don't forget, you can do online ADR's at 6 am.
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Old 04-22-2013, 11:13 AM   #448
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Thanks for posting MISSYLEXI, hard to do from an iPhone and love to share information like this because it has been SO helpful for me for planning, etc.

Looks like you are staying at POR the same time we are! I have seen you on the POR thread from time to time too... Maybe we'll have to say hi if it works out? We have a couple resort days or 1/2 days/nights for pool time, Bayou Pirate Adventure, YeeHaw Bob, roasting some marshmellows, etc. Now DS 7 is even talking about wanting to rent a boat (pontoon), LOL. We're so excited about POR!
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I used it this morning worked great. Got everything I wanted!! Don't forget, you can do online ADR's at 6 am.
Thank you for posting that link! I was up this morning at 6am and was able to get all my wanted ADRs too. It's now feeling more real! 180 days, woohoo!
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Booked last night! Looks like we will be there 10/22-10/30, so excitedddd!!!!
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