Possible it's true, though I seriously doubt it for JC. I agree with this in theory - but it depends on the area and the attraction and how they put the reserved area. If I choose to see MSEP as my FP+, so now I can show up 10 minutes before the parade instead of 90 minutes, that's wonderful. But if when I show up 10 minutes early I am still buried 5 deep behind all the other people with the reserved spot, meaning I have to get to the reserved area 60 minutes early. (This is what goes on at World of Color out in California. If you get the FP for the dining, sure you can show up last minute and have a spot - but it's not a GOOD spot.) It does, I agree the criss-crossing is a pain - which i what I definitely LIKE about the system, being able to pick your parts - but a 10 minute walk across the park vs a 45 minute wait in line I'll still take the first choice. Plus, this is mostly NOT the case, we'll pull a FP for Jungle Cruise, then do Pirates and the Tiki Room, then go pull a BTM FP, then use JC...etc...not as much criss-crossing as you think. Key word is *hopefully* right? I admit to being one of those. I've never seen the EE queue, or played the Soarin' or Space Mountain queue games. I have no regrets of that. A line is a line. Right - I agree with you. Except that I *hate* the waiting in line part. I don't care what you put in line to entertain me, it's still waiting in line. I hate it. And for the most part - the less time you spend waiting in line correlates with the # of attractions you see. And we don't go commando at all, for the first 2 hours after rope drop, maybe we hit the rides pretty hard, but after that we really do take our time. But we use FPs to optimize our time. I am not dismissing your arguments out of hand. I am gladly willing to consider the new system might be better. In fact, with the exception of MK, I think it would be. We rarely use more than 3-4 FPs at Epcot, DHS, and AK, so the only potential negative impact would be at MK, where we pile on the FP. Since that's typically only 2 days out of the trip, I might be able to risk the poorer experience at MK in exchange for the better experience overall. For example - one thing I see this system improving is the hopping experience. Sure, you can only get your pre-book FP in one park - but I imagine that now I could go to MK in the morning for the first 3 hours until the lines build, then hop over to Epcot. I use my three FP+ options for the day on a 2 PM Soarin, a 4 PM Test Track, and a spot for Illuminations (assuming that's an option). Overall, that's a plussed experience versus the old system, where FPs made hopping worthless to me. So - I guess I am saying I agree with your mentioned advantages, but I still see the disadvantages as well...and I don't know whether one will totally off-set the other. This is why I am taking a "wait-and-see" attitude as to whether I want to try the new system or not....since no one knows what the "official" system is going to be. SkierPete P.S. I also want to comment that anyone that states that "It was all better before FP even came to be" have very faulty memories. I remember our trip in early May 1997, pre FP, and we spent a LOT of time waiting in line. I remember 45 minutes for BTMRR - 90 minutes for Splash mountain and Space Mountain - and you had no other option - wait the 90 minutes or you don't ride. Are standy rides longer now? Probably - and FP lines contribute to that -but there's a good chance they are longer also because there are more people in the park than there were before FP happened. The "Slow" times of year aren't nearly as "slow" as they were 15 years ago. THAT combined with no new attractions in MK has done more to affect the length of Standby lines.