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Old 02-26-2013, 04:39 PM   #16
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Sounds like the teacher has a lot to learn.
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Old 02-26-2013, 04:41 PM   #17
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Old 02-26-2013, 05:00 PM   #18
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I can just hear the next comment as you hand him robots map!

" it doesn't look that FFFFFFFFAARRRR!" As his month drops to the ground!
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Old 02-26-2013, 05:02 PM   #19
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WDW Transportation is provided as open and free for any and all who visit WDW.
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Old 02-26-2013, 05:15 PM   #20
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Are you sure/is he positive he isn't staying at Disney Land? I did this with my High School Marching Band and walking is the way to go.

Unfortunately, he could probably actually drive to DTD, leave the car there, then take a bus to the parks. It would be unfair, but probably how he'll wind up doing it.
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Old 02-26-2013, 05:18 PM   #21
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Are you sure/is he positive he isn't staying at Disney Land? I did this with my High School Marching Band and walking is the way to go.

Unfortunately, he could probably actually drive to DTD, leave the car there, then take a bus to the parks. It would be unfair, but probably how he'll wind up doing it.
There is no bus to the parks, exactly for this reason.

You have to transfer at a resort to get to the parks from DTD.
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Old 02-26-2013, 05:21 PM   #22
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Years ago there were park buses that stopped at Downtown Disney because I used them a couple times when DH was there for a convention and we ended up staying at one of the Downtown Disney area hotels. I just walked down from the hotel and caught the bus from there. I guess Disney accountants figured they were losing parking fees.
At any rate, it continues to amaze me what people "think" when they haven't been to Disney for a long time. It has grown and expanded and surely isn't meant for even a fit person walking!!
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Old 02-26-2013, 05:24 PM   #23
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im sure where he is staying has a shuttle anyway he will figure it out
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Old 02-26-2013, 05:29 PM   #24
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Why not? I've run from EPCOT to MK and back.

Plan to run to all of them next year.





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Old 02-26-2013, 05:30 PM   #25
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He can turn the walk to the Parks into a nature walk...Hey look kids, a snake! And just up ahead, I think I see an alligator in the brush!

Ah, nature!
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Old 02-26-2013, 05:31 PM   #26
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Oh wow, maybe he was talking about Disneyland?

I've never ever been to WDW, and I know I wouldn't want to walk.

A little under three weeks from vacation, and I'm wishing I would have booked DL instead to avoid all the transportation logistics haha.

My only Disney experience was staying at the Disneyland hotel and walking EVERYWHERE. Guess it's time for a new experience.
Have you checked out the HydroGuy thread about WDW for DL vets? You should be able to find it through the "land" sticky threads (even though it's for world)


And even DLR people don't walk TWO miles from their hotels. We stayed about a mile away and walked, and we were silly to do so. No one else does this.


WDW's property is bigger than my town. This would be like walking from two miles outside of Tacoma WA and then thinking you'll keep on walking inside of it, even though at WDW the roads are highway-type roads with no sidewalks and large lizard-type creatures and snakes around.

Someone needs to send this guy a hybrid satellite/roads map before he attempts this.
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Old 02-26-2013, 05:34 PM   #27
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This is hilarious. I know it is difficut to appreciate the sheer size of WDW before going but really......??????????
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Old 02-26-2013, 05:44 PM   #28
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And this guy is teaching our young people.

Unbeeeeleeeeeeevabubble.



I laugh at the sheer cheapskatedness of the guy, but I pity his poor kids. They're the ones that will pay the price. And I hope his wife slaps him upside the back of his head and says "Stick a crowbar in your wallet and pry out $14 x 6 days = $84 to park."
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Old 02-26-2013, 05:58 PM   #29
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I tried to post a photo of something, but I couldn't. The photo I wanted to post was of Clark Griswold staggering through the desert, so hot he had to wear his pants on his head. I think the guy's family might see him the same way by about Day 2 of their "Vacation."




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Old 02-26-2013, 06:11 PM   #30
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And this guy is teaching our young people.

Unbeeeeleeeeeeevabubble.



I laugh at the sheer cheapskatedness of the guy, but I pity his poor kids. They're the ones that will pay the price. And I hope his wife slaps him upside the back of his head and says "Stick a crowbar in your wallet and pry out $14 x 6 days = $84 to park."
Eeeek. I've never added up the prices like that. For our upcoming trip, we are there for 17 nights. That would be over $200! Just on parking!

It's at times like these that I am glad we are staying at a lovely Disney resort with free and wonderful transport

My dad is a cheapskate, a true cheapskate. He tries to reuse teabags before my mum glares at him and throws the hanging, soggy teabag away. Lol. However even he would not contemplate walking two miles in the middle of Florida to save $14 a day.

I can't really blame someone for not wanting to pay those high prices. However planning to walk 2 miles, much of it without a footpath, is just utterly stupid! In 80 degree+ heat? It'd be worth it to just pay the money to park. They'll spend that money on drinks keeping their panting, tired bodies hydrated on the way.

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