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Old 07-09-2013, 12:34 PM   #466
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Old 07-09-2013, 01:22 PM   #467
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I really want to stay there now. I bet your suite was amazing. Any pics?

I didn't have much of an interest in staying there before this after-cruise option came into play. I've been reading the super thread and looking at pics and I think Joshua will love it. And I'll get to cross a new DVC off the list.

I'm glad you bought her a scooter. Much less hassle I hope. I read about so many batteries wearing a down. Do you bring extra on trips? Are they big?
I would have to get out the album and scan them in, unfortunately I don't have time for that with everything going on right now.

Each scooter requires two batteries, they weigh about 10 lbs each and a set of replacement batteries (purchased from our local battery supply store and not a mobility supply store) run $120. They're $250 if you get them at the mobility stores, although they install them for you. So, no I don't travel with extras. Don't you remember my little debacles with the scooter on my last WDW trip?

The battery is the big lump on the floorboards of the scooter you see below. It isn't tiny.

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Old 07-10-2013, 08:46 AM   #468
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I would have to get out the album and scan them in, unfortunately I don't have time for that with everything going on right now.

Each scooter requires two batteries, they weigh about 10 lbs each and a set of replacement batteries (purchased from our local battery supply store and not a mobility supply store) run $120. They're $250 if you get them at the mobility stores, although they install them for you. So, no I don't travel with extras. Don't you remember my little debacles with the scooter on my last WDW trip?

The battery is the big lump on the floorboards of the scooter you see below. It isn't tiny.



The battery is bigger than I thought. Cute kitty too. She or he looks very comfy. I haven't seen all your kitties but that looks like Sunni.
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The battery is bigger than I thought. Cute kitty too. She or he looks very comfy. I haven't seen all your kitties but that looks like Sunni.
That's Mac. He and Sunny are/were both flame point Siamese cats so their coloring is very similar. I wouldn't have taken the the picture of the scooter on the back of the car if Mac hadn't made himself so comfortable.

Yes the battery is pretty big. It's the heaviest of the four parts that the scooter separates into.
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That's Mac. He and Sunny are/were both flame point Siamese cats so their coloring is very similar. I wouldn't have taken the the picture of the scooter on the back of the car if Mac hadn't made himself so comfortable.

Yes the battery is pretty big. It's the heaviest of the four parts that the scooter separates into.
He's very very handsome. I remember Sunny being a little thinner but they look alike. So sweet. I love fur babies.

The battery looks heavy. Smart to carry two with you.

Hope you're feeling better over the whole neighbor fiasco. Blessing is disguise.

Today I'm booking the DVC portion. I know it's going to be work but Joshua really really wants an MK day and he's earning it. He's working so hard on his bar mitzvah and d'var Torah along with his portions.

Still debating on flying into Miami Friday after school vs Saturday morning so we can have a nice full day in Miami.
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Today I'm booking the DVC portion. I know it's going to be work but Joshua really really wants an MK day and he's earning it. He's working so hard on his bar mitzvah and d'var Torah along with his portions.

Still debating on flying into Miami Friday after school vs Saturday morning so we can have a nice full day in Miami.
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That is the best reason of all to do it
He's working his guts out. He's one of those kids that doesn't ask for much so when he really wants something it's easy to say yes. He got my grateful gene.

Three months from Friday is the big day! I can't believe it's so close.

Pam is also going to book us a Palo brunch on the chance Joshua makes friends and ditches me. Can't wait! Now it's just a gamble as what sea day to book it. I'm so excited!
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Old 07-10-2013, 02:38 PM   #473
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He's very very handsome. I remember Sunny being a little thinner but they look alike. So sweet. I love fur babies.

The battery looks heavy. Smart to carry two with you.
No, there are two inside that chamber, it takes that much energy to power the scooter. At about 25lbs per batter there is no way in he** I'm carrying two with me!

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Oh yeah, I'm so over that! I've found a house that I want, now all we need to do is find the money!

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Today I'm booking the DVC portion. I know it's going to be work but Joshua really really wants an MK day and he's earning it. He's working so hard on his bar mitzvah and d'var Torah along with his portions.

Still debating on flying into Miami Friday after school vs Saturday morning so we can have a nice full day in Miami.
I hope you get what you want on your accommodations!
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Old 07-10-2013, 04:18 PM   #474
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Looks like I spoke too soon. Joshua thinks Chloe will be sad if we add WDW on. He said the cruise is enough.

He's right of course. The girls aren't going on the cruise for a few reasons and are ok with it but Michael and Joshua say that adding two DVC nights and an MK day isn't fair.

The VWL are open and I was this close to booking. I'm glad I didn't as I would have had to borrow points.

Thanks to everyone for the opinions and tips.

And special and to Pam for offering us a ride to WDW with her. Can't wait to meet you girl and get our Palo ON!

Back to cruise only planning. It's going to be amazing.
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He is so sweet to be thinking of them even though its his special trip!

Glad you didn't book it and have those points in holding.

You're welcome I can't wait to meet you guys! I was thinking about Palo yesterday, it's so delicious
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What a sweet boy to be thinking ng about his sisters like that. He is definitely wisers than his years. I hope he mets some friends so that you and Pam can enjoy Brunch at Palo.
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He sounds like a great kid! I was just going to report that the Google Maps App for the Iphone is awesome..I've been using it as my GPS this week in Philadelphia and NJ.

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He is so sweet to be thinking of them even though its his special trip!

Glad you didn't book it and have those points in holding.

You're welcome I can't wait to meet you guys! I was thinking about Palo yesterday, it's so delicious


I'm so glad I didn't book and have the points in holding. I'm also secretly sad that we're not going to WDW. I really wanted to try VWL. I'm more sad about the DVC part than the MK part. I love staying DVC.

Thank you. He's very sweet, considerate, and compassionate.

Think we should book a brunch and dinner? Are any of the MDRs worth missing or should I not as its my first cruise?


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What a sweet boy to be thinking ng about his sisters like that. He is definitely wisers than his years. I hope he mets some friends so that you and Pam can enjoy Brunch at Palo.

He said he wants to go to the Vibe's opening night shindig and any treasure hunts around the ship for sure. He also loves trivia of any kind so I know he'd be up for that. I wish I could find out what other non video game activities or around the ship activities they'll have for his age group. If I could we could make solid Palo reservations.

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He sounds like a great kid! I was just going to report that the Google Maps App for the Iphone is awesome..I've been using it as my GPS this week in Philadelphia and NJ.

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So Google maps a separate app from Google?

Are you in Philadelphia? Cool! What for? And Jersey?



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I'm so glad I didn't book and have the points in holding. I'm also secretly sad that we're not going to WDW. I really wanted to try VWL. I'm more sad about the DVC part than the MK part. I love staying DVC.

Thank you. He's very sweet, considerate, and compassionate.

Think we should book a brunch and dinner? Are any of the MDRs worth missing or should I not as its my first cruise?





He said he wants to go to the Vibe's opening night shindig and any treasure hunts around the ship for sure. He also loves trivia of any kind so I know he'd be up for that. I wish I could find out what other non video game activities or around the ship activities they'll have for his age group. If I could we could make solid Palo reservations.




So Google maps a separate app from Google?

Are you in Philadelphia? Cool! What for? And Jersey?



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Yep..its a seperate app.

Just got home...My company headquarters is in Philly and I have part of my team that works in NJ so I was out there this week to do mid year reviews. Very fun! I volunteered for a bump today and ended up with almost $600 in a SW flight voucher and only got home 4 hours later than planned. I smell a DL trip in my future.

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