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Old 03-19-2005, 04:22 PM   #1
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"The Cheapskate's Guide to Walt Disney World" book

Was looking through Wal mart's website and found this book.

http://www.walmart.com/catalog/produ...uct_id=3282084

I have never seen it so I'm not sure if it's brand new or just new to Wal Mart.

Just thought I would post about it.

Edit: Just enlarged the picture and it says 4th edition. Thought I would post about it anyways.
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Old 03-19-2005, 04:47 PM   #2
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I have an older edition of this book and I was overwhelmingly unimpressed with it. I get much better advise on these boards that I found between the covers. The writing is okay...well-organized and easy to comprehend...but the content was lacking. I hope that it has been improved in the years since it's last revision.
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I also got suckered into buying this book a few years ago. There's *much* better advice here and on Mousesavers.
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Old 03-19-2005, 06:30 PM   #4
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I'm glad I posted about it then. I was going to buy it when I found it, but now I won't even bother.

Thanks for the heads up!!!
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Old 03-19-2005, 08:31 PM   #5
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I bought a copy of this book about 18 months ago and regretted it too. The best example I can give of how disappointing it was is that the author was talking about room discounts. He or she mentioned to always ask about getting the rack rate for a room. The author said he didn't know what "rack rate" meant, but that more often than not it will save you some money. When I read that, I closed the book and tossed it aside never to be opened again. :rolleyes
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Old 03-19-2005, 09:19 PM   #6
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I nominate AKA Mad4theMouse, DisneySteve, Mousesavers Mary W. to colaborate on book like this. I know I'd buy it!
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