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  1. klacey1

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    Another awesome update :goodvibes
    Like someone else noticed, love the coordinated shirts haha
     
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  3. Vallie

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    thank u!! you'll have to read the next installlment to find out! :goodvibes

    thank u! thats too bad about the sit down, ive heard good things! do it next time! its so much better!!

    aww thank u!! that is so cute!!! you definitly will! when are u planning on visiting?!

    :laughing: not our idea, it just happened! i swear! aha :confused3

    hehe thank u! :cool1:
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  4. alyssa

    alyssa Earning My Ears

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    Was actually thinking of going at the end of Feb or begining of March. It's probably the busiest time but it's the only time I can go and I really need to get away. It's either going to be Disney World or a cruise, we are still trying to decide. Maybe we could do both :)
     
  5. Vallie

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    You better get planning then! hehe :goodvibes Have u ever been to Disney world before?!
    I've never been during that time, but i have heard its pretty busy during then! but if thats when you can do it then you should do it!

    I've been on both a cruise and to WDW and they are both great! Cruising is so much fun because its relaxing and you can do something different everyday, but WDW is WDW! hehe. I would personally love to do a WDW vacay followed by a stay on a Disney Cruise! You need a vacation after a Disney vacation! :rotfl:
     
  6. princess_momma

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    Definitely drag him to the show!! Maybe it'll grow on him if he gets a song from it stuck in his head all day! :rotfl:

    Florida does kick my hair's butt!! I cried when I straightened it and it looked all cute and then I went outside and 5 minutes later, it was completely curly again! I mean, I expected that by the end of the day or something, but not 5 minutes later!! Silly me!

    Well if it makes you feel any better, I had NO IDEA you turned 25. I thought you were like 21 or 22, and I would've thought as young as me if you hadn't had drinks at WDW!!

    It sounds nice though!! There is nothing wrong with low-key. This past birthday I had, I just went out to dinner with 3 of my best friends and then we had a sleepover and it was just perfect. I bet you will have so much fun with your bff and her baby!! I am excited for this surprise!!
     
  7. princess_momma

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    I forgot to add stuff to my replies again!! :laughing: I get so distracted on your thread and always leave something out!!

    Anyway, I love FOTLK too. My favorite was also "Can You Feel the Love Tonight". It gives me chills! I would totally sing along with you too...I have tendencies to do that!!

    So glad you got to meet the bears from Brother Bear!! They are so cute!! I had fun with them!! Were they just walking around when you saw them? They were getting into all kinds of shananigans when we crossed paths!! Did you know they aren't there anymore? They switched them out and put Thumper and his girlfriend in!!

    I can't wait to hear your review of the luau!! So you better have made it because I need to hear about it. I know Tinkgurl does too! We will just die if you don't make it!
     
  8. alyssa

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    I went once when I was about 3 years old so I don't really remember. I just recently went back to school, so the only time I have off is reading week (first week of March :eek:) I think it is the busiest time of year to go anywhere.

    The way it's looking is that it may have to be a cruise because we are going with another couple and they are more for the cruise :( I am hoping of convincing my bf for us to stay a little longer and do a few days in Disney.

    This website is such a great community, it makes me want to go that much more.

    PS you and your bf are too cute, I love seeing happy couples :lovestruc
     
  9. tinkgurl

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    :laughing: You guys are meant to be.
     
  10. kaos928

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    That's exactly why my DF said! :laughing:
     
  11. Vallie

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    okay i officially love u!! :rotfl: the five minute thing is SO right. and SO annoying. and i get the whole "what the heck you're 25!?!? thing alot" lol no one believes it! which is a-ok with me! :cloud9: if you came to canada, you could have some drinks with me!!!

    and i am excited for my night tonight! especially to see the baby. i just loooover her to pieces! oh and my bff too lol

    haha your such a talker i love it! lets have sing a longs!! :lovestruc

    im glad i got to meet them too! they are sooo cute!! thats sad they took them out but awesome about THUMPER!! where did u see this?! i wanna see pics!!

    and i'll try to post the rest of what happens tonight or tomorrow!

    awesome what are you in school for?!

    it will definitly be busy whereever you go! and i hope you are able to convince your dbf to spend a couple days in WDW!

    the Disboards are a great place full of wonderful people!

    and thank you!! :goodvibes

    haha i like to think that!!

    lol its so true.
     
  12. alyssa

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    Me too!!!

    I am currently taking a social service worker program. I then hope to go to university part time and get a BA or Masters in Social Work. It's hard being a student again, I am so used to working and making money.
     
  13. princess_momma

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    Aw I love you too!! The hair is so annoying. I think that someone should pay us to go to Florida and test out what works and doesn't to tame curly hair in Florida!! And you know...we'd have to be out in the parks like all day to make sure it really holds! :rotfl: We're just trying to help out the people!!

    I bet you do get the :scared1: reaction to the 25 thing!! I hope I look as good as you when I am that old and have everyone fooled!! I bet you even get carded in Canada for drinking! :rotfl: (Which I'll have to come up there with you to do by the way!)

    I love how you had the "oh and my bff too"! That's how my friends were. They always ask about Landon instead of me now!! It's okay though, I don't mind! ;)

    I am such a talker...and a singer, so I'm totally down for the sing a longs!! I don't even have to be at something like FOTLK, I can just be walking down the street!! It's a good time. I wish life were a musical! I think that'd be fun! :laughing:

    I read about Thumper on the Theme Park Attractions and Strategies board!! I went through about 8 pages to find the link for you, so you know i love you girl! It's here!
     
  14. wdwgirl03

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    haha, you gotta love people who freak out during the attractions. I bet those ladies in ITTBAB were pretty funny.

    Great safari pictures! How cool you saw the baby elephants. The elephants are always my favorite.

    BTW, the tour we are doing in April is the Backstage Safari Tour. I'm really excited to see what they show us!
     
  15. Vallie

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    haha i like the way you think! florida hair testers :rotfl:

    haha you hope you look as good as me when your "that old" :faint: now i really feel old!!! lol i do get carded alot, my little sister is your age and she gets mistaken for the older one soemtimes. its funny! no one believes how old i am.

    lol my surprise was.... a TINKERBELL cake!! lol she made it herself! it was sooo cuteee! :cloud9:

    and thank u for finding me the link! im gunna go look now! your the best!!! :hug:

    haha they were so funny!!!! i was soo excited to see the baby elephants they were adorible! i love the lions <3

    and that sounds soo cool! I've never heard of that tour before! Im sure it will be fantastic!

    Thats awesome! I hear ya about the being a student again, right now im working full time but all my money is going to paying off my student debt I already have and saving money for next year when I go back to school and am not going to be able to work again. Ugh!!
     
  16. princess_momma

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    Florida hair testers...I don't even need to get paid in money, just have all my food and clothes and living arrangements provided. (Oh and living arrangements = castle)

    AHHH I didn't mean "that old" like that!! You're not even old!! I just hope no one believes I'm as old as I am in the future. Is that worded better? See, I think you just have a younger than you are look and that'll probably stay with you and you won't ever really look like you are. People usually think I'm older now and I'm scared that they'll always think I'm older than I am...which because more of a problem the older you actually get!

    Aw do you have picture of the Tinkerbell cake? It sounds so adorable!! That was so sweet of her!!

    Hope you enjoyed the link! :goodvibes
     
  17. Vallie

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    haha i can deal with that deal too!!

    and nice save.. but lets face it! im a young looking old person. :rotfl:
    and i'd say you look your age! maybe a bit older.. but not much like im talking 20-21.

    and i do have a pic i'll have to upload it when i get a chance!!!

    I did enjoy the link! omg Thumper is sooo cute!! the girlfriend is a little too much for me... i'd just kick her out and get one with just thumper!! lolol
     
  18. Vallie

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    Day 4: Spirit of Aloha Dinner Show

    We had finished getting all dolled up for our night

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    and headed off into the light rain to the Poly. As soon as we stepped foot inside the resort

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    (yea... im such a dork! i know!)

    we fell in love with the Poly. Its definitly where I'd love to stay on my next visit to the World! As soon as we entered we got leid (is that how you spell it?)

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    and then we were off to take our over priced 30 dollar picture package. We weren't going to spend that much on a picture so we asked them to take a pic with our camera too. Notice how crap-tastic it is lol. The professional one was much better but still wasn't shelling out 30 bucks for it!

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    After we had our picture taken we wandered around the gift shop and admired all the beautiful art they had.

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    Soon they annouced we could move into the dining area! Our dinner wasnt ruined afterall!

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    We were kinda worried about going Spirit of Aloha because it recieves so many negative reviews here on the DIS. We wanted to go to something with all you can drink so it was between this and HDDR. I know many people on the disboards are big HDDR fans but after watching a youtube video we decided it was definitly not something we wanted to see (sorry HDDR fans!!)

    We were seated soon enough and even though we had reserved cat 3 seating we still had front row seats!! We were just off to the side, but that was a-ok with us!

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    our view

    The place where they have the show is pretty nice! my only complaint would be the tables are pretty close together!

    We were erved Coconut Bread, Salad with Mango type dressing and fresh pineapple. We were also asked what we wanted to drink.

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    Our waiter was great! very friendly and very fast!! Alocohol was brought to our table all through the night and we were never short on it!! It was great!!

    I took my first bite of coconut bread, bracing myself for the awfulness that the dis people told me to expect. I was completely surprised when I tasted the most yummy bread of ALL TIME! It was SOOOOOOOO good!!! We ate almost this whole platter lol We were offered more but we declined, since the main part was coming up next.


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    The goodness didnt stop at the appitizers. Everything here was wonderful!!! The ribs and chicken were GREAT (and fully coooked!) The rice was tasty and the veggies were done just right!!

    Next up was the chocolate volcanoes. i loved the little waiter parade they put on to bring these babies out!! so much fun!

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    It was like a weird chocolate mouse, and Im not a mousse person but I still ate a bit of it and liked it. Craig REALLY liked his.

    Now onto some other thoughts.... I didnt like that there were no drinks I enjoyed drinking. Im a fruity drink kinda girl and they only had beer and wine. I settled for a Rose wine and while it did the job, it wasnt the yummiest drink in the world. Then again I'm more of a fruity cocktail with sugar on the rim sorta lady.

    Craig is a beer man... really he loves his beer but he was not impressed by the beer here. He said it went warm and flat very quickly and according to his beer expertise it was clearly the bottom of the keg beer.

    I tried his beer... and yet again it tasted like beer to me. But he is the beer expert so I took his word on it! Now you should also note that this did not stop him from drinking plenty of the free beer anyhow!

    As for the show, yes I agree the first part with many that it could use some new ideas. It wasnt nearly as bad as people made it sound though! We enjoyed it and we also liked that there was a break while the food was served so you didnt have to pay complete attention to the show and we could talk to one another

    The second part of the show was fab-u-lous!! The dancing was wonderful and of course the fire dancer took the cake!!

    I definitly will say this though... I can see why many people dont like this if they have children, I dont think its a show that a kid could go to and really enjoy however if you are looking for a romantic fun adult night out this is a great choice!

    All in all we both agrees it was our favorite meal of the trip!! 10/10!!

    After dinner, and many many all you can drink drinks we ended the night by hanging around the Poly on the beach and snuggling in the Hammock.

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    Unfortunatly Craig had a wee bit too much to drink and got a little boo boo! :( (he actually had this before but it started bleeding from his sillyness on the hammocks!) So before we could head back to POP we had to go get some bandaids! The man at the front desk ever so nicely gave us about a million little bandages, along with a disgusted look on his face after seeing the cut. lol

    So Craig gave himself some TLC, which resulted in this...
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    Then we were off to POP. We had to stop at DTD and switch busses but we still got back "home" pretty quickly! We went back to the room and hung out for a bit then we decided it was time to catch up on some sleep. Craig was excited that we didnt have to wake up for anything tomorrow because we planned to just relax all day.... boy was he wrong! hehe
     
  19. LOVEMY3KIDDOS

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    I love the Luau!! I'm glad you guys went and enjoyed it!

    Uh Oh!!!! Why no relaxing??!!!
     
  20. tinkgurl

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    Woooooooooooooo! The Luau! I'm so glad you had such a great time. We do this seriously every trip. But, back in '07, our dinner was cancelled due to a storm. I was so sad. But, they did take our picture on that drum thing where you guys got yours taken!

    *Sigh* I realllllllllly miss all that food right now. I seriously love everything that we eat at the Luau!
     
  21. WEDWDW

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    Great Luau report!:)I just wanted to mention that,when you were finished at Polynesian,if Magic Kingdom was still open,or had been closed under 2 hours,you could have Monorailed,or better yet took the fun boat ride over to Magic Kingdom's Bus Depot and caught a bus to Pop Century there.That would have been MUCH faster and more FUN than going to DTD.:)
     

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