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Old 05-14-2013, 09:37 AM   #1
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I hope neither party is allowed back

http://www.myfoxorlando.com/story/22...ines-at-disney

Disgusting on both parts and should be banned from all parks for a lifetime.
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Old 05-14-2013, 09:39 AM   #2
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I saw that and posted it on the Community board. I hope Disney does know who these two people are and will be on the lookout for them.
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Old 05-14-2013, 09:46 AM   #3
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This is disgusting and offensive to all of us who have legitimate disabilities. I always offer medical documents when I get my GAC even though they don't ask for it.
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Old 05-14-2013, 10:11 AM   #4
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I agree. This is blatant abuse of the system and is rude for those that need the shortened wait due to medical reasons. My children would not have been able to enjoy multiple trips with their grandparents on both sides, if the GP's had had to wait for a few hours in the heat in lines, even while sitting in their wheelchairs. We wouldn't have made it more than a few hours each day.
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i have seen teenagers in wheelchairs gettting in front of lines then hopping out when its time for the ride. i have a handicap child and wait in line. we do use the GAC when necessary. I think disney may need to start asking for some type of proof of a medical condition as horrible as that sounds.
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Old 05-14-2013, 10:37 AM   #6
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i I think disney may need to start asking for some type of proof of a medical condition as horrible as that sounds.
Can't do that it would be violating a federal law to do so.
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Old 05-14-2013, 11:07 AM   #7
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Can't do that it would be violating a federal law to do so.
All Disney can do is take away the perceived "perks" of a GAC. (You and I both know there is no perk). Every line will be wheelchair accessible and there will be no alternate waiting areas, and the accessible vehicles will be more spaced out.
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Old 05-14-2013, 11:19 AM   #8
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The problem is if Disney catches the two that are doing it and bans them their no saying others won't do it because it is one of those things what Disney going to do start questioning every single person on a wheelchair. They would get such bad publicity just look at how some cms handle gac so yes Disney could be on the look out but Disney hand are tied kinda because they don't want to make it harder on guest that are not abusing the system. Yes as a pp said if they would make every like main streamed which thereto much has and not send anyone through the fast pass line that would cut down on this problem but my make it impossible for some guest who are not in a wheelchair but have other needs that may make waiting in the regular que impossible. So these people found a way to make money and rip Disney off that would put Disney in a bad spot because thy have to do something because it looks bad on their part and they also have to be carefully on how they prevent this kinda thing because they don't want to make it harder for guest with disabilities who are using the system right.
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Old 05-14-2013, 11:48 AM   #9
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Wow

not sure what to say.

http://www.foxnews.com/travel/2013/0...nes-at-disney/
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Old 05-14-2013, 11:50 AM   #10
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Despicable! That was in our local paper and I just came to see if anyone had reported it on the boards.
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Here is the link to the article in the New York Post that the Fox station is referring to. Disgusting. The 1% strike again. http://m.nypost.com/p/news/local/man...ZRkIVc1zItXGDP
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Old 05-14-2013, 11:56 AM   #12
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Hoax. It's gotta be a hoax.

The GAC doesn't even work like that. And Disney charges less than $1000 a day for their own private VIP tours. And if you really were "the 1%" why would you feel the need to try and use something like that (even if it existed) instead of staying concierge and booking a private guide through Disney?

Doesn't make any sense at all.
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Old 05-14-2013, 12:16 PM   #13
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I can confirm this is not the only "company" that offers this disgusting service. We have been trying to "catch" some of "Craig's Friends" who advertise on his local list in the Orlando area, too.
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Old 05-14-2013, 12:29 PM   #14
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The original publication that ran this story is no better than the National Enquirer. I'm amazed that Fox picked up the story, it's embarrassing for them since there are no cited sources and the story is essentially inflammatory hearsay.

Read the original "story" and you'll see how laughable the whole thing is: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/m...ZRkIVc1zItXGDP it's all laughably silly, from an "expert" calling Fastpass a Speedpass to the inflated wait times for It's a Small World.

It also includes many statements we all know are not true, including the wait times for IASW and the ability of most GAC's to be "front of the line" passes - or even the equivalent of a fastpass in many cases - especially if the "guide" in question is using the wheelchair entrance for rides like TSMM.

Anyway, why would any "One Percenter" use this "service" with Disney offering a much better service themselves with the VIP tours?
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Old 05-14-2013, 12:40 PM   #15
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A fool and his money are soon parted, I guess.
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