|04-18-2004, 01:18 PM||#1|
You've touched my heart
Finds the Transit Authority very relaxing
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Boise, ID
Slow Down the Counter!!
i know this sounds nuts, but the time is going by so fast and before we know it, it will be time to leave, and then we'll be there. But, then we'll be home and it will be all over! I enjoy the anticipation and hate the return home. I go into a postDisney funk. It always happens and it almost colors my time in The World because I know how quickly our time there goes. Does anyone feel the same or am I all alone in this weird world of mine?
|04-18-2004, 01:37 PM||#2|
Grandma's Little Princess
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: Oswego, IL
No I agree...I think the anticipation just adds to the trip..I'm always in a Disney funk on the day we leave.
I cant belive I have this little time and I still have so much to do to get ready....
1978 Contemporary Resort - 1979 Contemporary Resort - 1990 Off-site - 1997 Dixielandings Resort - 2000 Port Orleans-Riverside - 2004 Port Orleans-Riverside - 2006 Disney Magic-Eastern - 2007 Pop Century - 2008 Disney Magic-Western - 2011 Disney Magic - Western which turned into a Eastern - 2013 Disney Fantasy - Western
|04-18-2004, 02:44 PM||#3|
Magic is everywhere if you know where to look...
Is left-handed in a right-handed world
I'm not used to being the tag fairy 911 dispatcher
Join Date: Mar 2001
Location: Encinitas, California
On the one hand, I wish the countdown timer would move faster because it feels like my WDW trip will never get here. On the other hand, I always end up feeling so sad when we get back, and I dread that feeling. I even start thinking about it while we're still at WDW! And I love the planning process and the anticipation of a trip. So I know exactly what you're talking about!
May 2007 Disneyland ~ April 2007 California Adventure ~ December 2005 The Swan ~ May 2005 The Swan ~ December 2004 The Swan ~ June 2004 Coronado Springs Resort ~ June 2003 Coronado Springs Resort ~ December 2002 Wilderness Lodge ~ June 2001 The Dolphin ~ 1984 three visits while living in Orlando ~ March 1972 Ft Wilderness Campground
|04-18-2004, 02:57 PM||#4|
I drink Coke with everything.
Don't know why but I've never been on the carousel!
Join Date: Dec 2002
I enjoy the trip planning so much that it kind of leaves me feeling a little empty when it's finally time to leave. That changes pretty quickly when I get my first ride on the monorail and see the castle for the first time.
I am probably in very miniscule minority in that I actually look forward to coming home with about a day left in my trip. That quickly changes when I get home.
I think my countdown is stuck or something...
1982 - Off site - Holiday Inn
1985, 1987, 1991 - Off site - Wilson World
1989 - Ft. Wilderness
1996 - CBR and WL
2002 - WL honeymoon
2003 - CBR & MNSSHP
June 2004 - WL w/my sisters and nephew
July 2005 - Jimmy's first trip to WDW!
July 2006 -Dad's first trip to WDW with his boys!
June 2008 - First family trip & Annabel's first trip!
September 2008 - Girls' Trip!
March 2009 - Girls' Trip with Robin and Judy
July 2009 - Sisters' trip with the kids
June/July 2010 - Family trip #2!
June 2011 Kids,Auntie, Grammy
June 2012 Family Trip
|04-18-2004, 03:07 PM||#5|
Close enough to enjoy what Mass has to offer
I'm ready for a PARTY!
Join Date: Apr 2004
I get into a deep funkdom when I have to come back home from a great vacation
That's why I try to clean my house as much as I can before I leave. That way it's one less routine I have to face when I get back
|04-18-2004, 04:00 PM||#6|
~*Snoopy Fan Forever*~
Join Date: May 2000
Location: Northern NH
Re: Me too!
I agree, I wish it would slow down and then just stop on the day! LOL Then I wouldn't have to leave Disney!!
|04-18-2004, 04:13 PM||#7|
The TF thinks WUAS is corn cool!!
Caught Being Crabby
Has been known to wear Dorothy's red shoes and click her heels for no explicable reason :)
Join Date: Aug 2000
I'll gladly trade my countdown timer with any of yours!
Grand Floridian - 04/99, 07/02
Polynesian - 04/00, 04/05, 11/09, 07/11
Disney Wonder - 4/05
Wilderness Lodge - 06/03, 10/05,
Contemporary - 08/06
Port Orleans Riverside - 10/07, 02/11, 03/13
Port Orleans French Quarter - 05/08, 10/08, 07/09, 05/10, 04/11, 05/11
Beach Club - 04/05, 07/10
Caribbean Beach - 10/10
BoardWalk Villas - 12/10
Dolphin - 10/11, 10/13, 11/13, 9/14
Yacht Club - 11/11
BoardWalk Inn - 4/12, 10/12
Coronado Springs - 11/12, 05/13, 05/14
Swan - 11/14
|04-18-2004, 06:04 PM||#8|
I hate mornings
Loves Apollo's Chariot
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: The hanging gardens of Babylon
Yeah, I know exactly what you mean. For me, the Disney funk starts setting in around mid-week if we are there for 7 days. It drives my husband nuts. When we did our two week honeymoon in 2001, the funk started the monday of the second week, believe it or not.
It's a powerful thing, that feeling of dreading the routine at home.
|04-18-2004, 06:10 PM||#9|
My coworkers just don't understand, but I do
Every time I listen to my TON CD I dream of Epcot
So does the TF
Join Date: Nov 2001
Location: Southeast of Disorder
I'm glad I'm not the only one! I always plan my next trip on the way home to avoid the funk. I still funk but it's not as bad if I know I'll be able to come back. Luckily, my DH understands.
|04-18-2004, 10:38 PM||#10|
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Midlothian Va.
I dont know how this is going to work for us. We are going to the WDW parks for 4 days first then US /IOA for 2 then seaworld for one. I think having all those different things spread out over the week will keep us from getting into the mid week funk mentioned above.
12/08 at AS Music
12/07 at Pop Century!
8/06 at CBR with free Dining
8/05 at Pop Century and POFQ
8/04 at Coronado Springs with hurricane Charlie
December 1984 offsite
|04-19-2004, 06:30 AM||#11|
Pack up the Tag Fairies in your luggage because we're coming to WDW with you!
"They've got a Peppa Bah!"
Join Date: May 2003
Location: Los Angeles, CA
I agree that the anticipation is part of the fun. I am so excited! May 11th needs to get here already! On the other hand, I don't want to have to come home. So, if my counter could please speed up until May 11 and then slow down I would greatly appreciate it!
|04-19-2004, 06:53 AM||#12|
Had to make sure she was in Disney World on her 40th
Join Date: Jul 2003
I'm right there with you...and I thought I was the only one.
When I saw my counter in the teens, I was so excited. Then almost immediately, I wished that I had some more time. It's something that I inherited from my mother, I think. I'm already lamenting that the trip is almost over, and it hasn't even begun yet.
I'm glad to know that I'm not alone in this (however weird I may be).
|04-19-2004, 07:42 AM||#13|
Join Date: Sep 2000
I agree! I only have 6 days to go before I leave and I haven't started packing yet! I am usually so much better at this but have had so much going on that I am now far behind.
|04-19-2004, 08:47 AM||#14|
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: New Hampshire
I've been trying to make this sucker go faster since I got back last October.
I don't even let my mind wander past my last day there until it's that time. I'm only focused on getting through the next two weeks and getting there!!
Port Orleans Riverside-Mom & Me-8/06
Wilderness Lodge-First Solo Trip-10/03
Port Orleans Riverside-Mom, Mary Jane, Winnie, Heather & Me-11/01
Dixie Landings-Mom, Mary Jane, Winnie, Stacey & Me-2/00
Grand Floridian & Dixie Landings-Mom, Dad, Lisa, Joe, Hannah, Peter, EB & Me-1/99
Assorted other family trips onsite and offsite-6/77-3/90
|04-19-2004, 09:56 AM||#15|
Cinderella looked at me like I had two heads.
#1 Boma Fan!
Never touches strange babies
Join Date: Jan 2001
Location: Somewhere either hot or cold
I'm looking forward to our trip because at the end of it I know I will be very excited to come home (to see my kids again! ). So I'm excited about going and sometime around the 4th day I tend to get VERY homesick and miss my kids, so I know the next day I get to hug them again so it makes my trip home exciting too!
So much to do this week, it'll fly by!
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