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View Poll Results: Would yo pay extra for towel animals?
No way - Waste of Money 372 83.04%
No way - They should be included in the price of the room 84 18.75%
Yes - but only for $20.00 a night or less 4 0.89%
Yes - I'd pay more than $20.00 a night, we LOVE towel animals 1 0.22%
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Old 04-20-2013, 09:47 PM   #31
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Heck no! And I think the towel animals are just a little bit of magic- expecting them or paying for them ruins it. The point is to be surprised when you get them.
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Old 04-20-2013, 09:52 PM   #32
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I'd rather they spent the time cleaning the rooms instead of making towel animals. Plus it's a waste of good towels. Especially when people think they are a gift from the housekeeper who used good Disney property to make them.
Most of the small ones are made with ok washcloths or cheapie washcloths. We were waiting for beignets once and the girls were making scads of them out of the old cloths so it wasn't taking housekeepers time or expensive cloths.
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Old 04-20-2013, 10:00 PM   #33
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No extra money. I don't even think Disneys are that good.
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Old 04-21-2013, 07:40 AM   #34
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Fun poll!

Towel animals are pretty low on the totem pole for us. In fact, on our last cruise we told our cabin steward not to bother with them at all. Yes, they are amusing for the first two minutes. After that they just get in the way until they get used to dry off after a shower.
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Old 04-21-2013, 08:45 AM   #35
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I forgot to answer. No, I would not pay extra. I have had one awesome towel man, which had to be disassemble to dry off, and a bunch of he little standard villa birds and mice and butterflies. Nothing worth writing home about.
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Old 04-21-2013, 08:46 AM   #36
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Old 04-21-2013, 08:50 AM   #37
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No way. I would rather the housekeepers spend their time doing their job, cleaning the room. Don't get me wrong, I like them when we get them, but if housekeeping is too busy to make them I understand. And I would rather not have to pay more for my vacation so that Disney can hire more housekeepers so that they can all spend time making animals out of washcloths and bath towels.

I don't get why people are so obsessed with them, to be quite frank. And I really don't like that all the special things Disney used to do to be nice are now becoming demanded. Makes them not special.
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Old 04-21-2013, 09:00 AM   #38
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Are people really "demanding" towel animals? First I've heard.

They are a fun surprise when we get them, but I certainly wouldn't pay extra for them!

I was also under the impression that they are made from stained or otherwise unusable towels.
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Old 04-21-2013, 09:07 AM   #39
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Absolutely NOT!
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Old 04-21-2013, 10:22 AM   #40
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Nope. I enjoy them, but I wouldn't pay more for them. I also never expect them, but am pleasantly surprised when we get them.
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Old 04-21-2013, 11:20 AM   #41
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Most of the small ones are made with ok washcloths or cheapie washcloths. We were waiting for beignets once and the girls were making scads of them out of the old cloths so it wasn't taking housekeepers time or expensive cloths.
Those cloths were probably ones ready to get "ragged out" which means they have reached their end of usability. Then they get stripped down and turned into something else that doesn't touch a human body. A towel or washcloth can only go through so many washings and usage before it's recycled into another product.

I kind of get a kick out of people who are so excited to get a towel animal but wipe down their entire room with disinfectant. Do they realize what that towel animal is made of and where those towels or cloths have been?
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Old 04-21-2013, 11:21 AM   #42
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Absolutely not. I wish they wouldn't bother and instead spend more time getting the rooms cleaned earlier.

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Old 04-21-2013, 11:51 AM   #43
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Are people really "demanding" towel animals? First I've heard.
Sadly, the expectation has gotten to the point of complaining to the front desk when they don't get them. I've seen more and more threads lately on the DIS like that.
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Old 04-21-2013, 11:53 AM   #45
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If it was a pay extra option, would you pay to receive a towel animal every day with your mouse keeping? I'd pay an extra $20.00 a night Would you?
I love towel animals! The few times I've been to the World, they have left the cutest shapes! With that being said...

I wouldn't pay extra. If you pay so much for the room and the souvenirs and the food and everything else, why have another extra cost?

But I still love them.
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