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  1. amykathleen2005

    amykathleen2005 Wishing....

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    I'm joining too. I love it all. Planning makes me extremely happy :cool1:, although I think my fiance might kill me if I brought out notecards detailing when we are riding what ride....lol. He's a bit more laid back....

    Why is it that girls seem to be the only ones to get excited about planning, is this another gender role? ;)
     
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  3. DisneysRedhead

    DisneysRedhead Mouseketeer

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    Oh man, I wish my countdown was as short!! I can't wait for your TR when you come back.
     
  4. SilverL

    SilverL My DH thinks he's Tarzan and I'm Jane. Go figure!

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    Sweet! Look for the Lime Green Mickey Heads!

    I'm not sure. There are men on the DIS who have detailed PTRs too.
    Maybe it's just that a higher concentration of women are likely to join DIS and the planners are more likely to make a PTR?

    If your countdown was this short you would probably be in wedding PANIC mode. :scared1: I remember it oh so well.
     
  5. SilverL

    SilverL My DH thinks he's Tarzan and I'm Jane. Go figure!

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    I guess I better get these plans up now or never, LOL!

    Day 4 is our Hollywood Studios day. Here is the plan:

    Rope drop at Hollywood Studios
    Ride Toy Story Mania
    Grab a FastPass for Toy Story Mania

    After much debating, I've decided that this strategy for TSM is probably best. Also, this way we'll know if we want to use a FP for it or not.

    Ride Rockin’ Rollercoaster
    Ride Tower of Terror
    Ride the Great Movie Ride

    Can anyone explain to me the two different versions of this ride?

    Lunch at Studio Catering Co.

    We may or may not eat at this time. We're having a very early dinner, so if we're hungry, we will probably split something here and save another CS credit for later, in case we get hungry after dinner.

    See Lights! Motors! Action! or Indiana Jones

    Whichever one of these we don't see today, we will see on our second day here.

    Get FastPass for Little Mermaid
    3:05pm Dinner at Mama Melrose
    Ride Little Mermaid
    Ride Backlot Tour
    Get FastPass for Star Tours
    See MuppetVision 3D
    Ride Star Tours
    Get in line for Fantasmic
    See Fantasmic
    Ride Rockin’ Rollercoaster

    They have added a second showing of Fantasmic on this day. Should we try to go to the first one and then have the second one as a backup?

    Last time I was in WDW, there was a huge lightning storm and Fantasmic got canceled while we were all sitting in the theater already. Actually, it was kind of insane. We were all sitting there waiting for confirmation and then the lightning started up very dramatically. LOUD, very scary lightning. Then they announced the show was canceled, and as they did so, the heavens opened up and started dumping buckets of water on us. There was a mass mad dash to the exit. It was very dark. We ended up jammed in a gift shop with 200 other people waiting for the storm to end.
     
  6. SilverL

    SilverL My DH thinks he's Tarzan and I'm Jane. Go figure!

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    9/19 is our World Showcase day. We plan to show up for rope drop and get in a few rides before the WS opens:

    Ride Test Track
    Tour Innoventions
    See Universe of Energy
    Ride Spaceship Earth

    Then we will either a.) Begin our tour of the world in Mexico, or b.) Hop the boat to Morocco for lunch, depending on whether or not we are hungry. It's a tradition in our family to start our tour in Mexico. If we tried to go the opposite direction, I would feel so wrong! :laughing:

    Last time, we ate our way through the WS. Since we're getting lunch at a CS, I don't know if we'll do that again. But it would be nice to get candy or something little in each place. We have to get chocolate in Germany!

    My other MUST is seeing Voices of Liberty. I was very serious about vocal lessons and choir in high school, so I love to hear them sing.

    We're having dinner at Chefs de France at 6pm. Then we plan on going back to the hotel and doing laundry. We'll probably drop by the pool tonight too. DH is a swimmer. I'm not, but I'll get dragged along, I'm sure.
     
  7. SilverL

    SilverL My DH thinks he's Tarzan and I'm Jane. Go figure!

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    9/20 is our second DHS day, but also our crazy schedule and surprise for DH day!

    First, we have to get up even earlier for Breakfast at Boma. Does anyone know if you can catch a bus to AK at 6:30am? :confused3

    Immediately after breakfast, we have a private photo session at AKL. This is actually a surprise for our parents, who have no clue we're doing this. Since it's our honeymoon, we would like some good pictures of us. Not just the sweaty park warrior look. :rotfl:

    Then it's to DHS for a little bit of park time. I don't know if we'll be able to ride TSM. It may be 11 or noon by the time we get there, and we have to leave early. We plan to hit our favorite rides and see any shows we missed on our first day.

    DH thinks we're having dinner at Backlot Express, but we're actually going to take a taxi to Medieval Times for dinner! :banana:

    OMG! I never decided how to spring the surprise on him! Guys, I need suggestions. What should I do? We are also doing Keys to the Kingdom on our last day and he thinks we have a very early breakfast at Crystal Palace.
     
  8. SilverL

    SilverL My DH thinks he's Tarzan and I'm Jane. Go figure!

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    ALSO, if anyone is going to be at Disney during our stay, I would love to exchange some contact information so I can let you all know where we end up staying. We don't plan on paying for internet at the resort and I don't think I can get on DIS from my cell phone. PM me if you're interested!
     
  9. CupidsKiss

    CupidsKiss Do these pixie wings make my tush look big?

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    Its getting close for both of us!!!

    We did the medievil dinner for my son's b-day and enjoyed. We did pirates for DDil and that one was way cool too. If we left the property on this trip we were going to do the sleuth dinner as we are mystery buffs all.

    We will have our LGMH's so say "Hi"

    Di
     
  10. oregonmommyof2

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    Caught up... Plans look good!!! I love the hubby surprise... I can't keep my mouth shut long enough to surprise Terry... :laughing:

    I PM'd our numbers back to you... We will be at a hotel right by the airport as you are taking off... I will be sure to wave!!! :rotfl:
     
  11. MrsSpratt

    MrsSpratt I've got a Bazooka full of Pixie Dust, and I'm not

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    :rotfl2::lmao::rotfl2::lmao:

    I get hives all the time - done the allergist, done the immunotherapy - nada. Since I was sixteen.:headache:

    The reason that the "random heartburn medication" works is that there are two types of histamines, and two types of histamine blockers. "Type A" - hives. "Type B" - ACID REFLUX! Found that out with my first (and only) bout of BAD acid reflux this year. Down for two weeks bad. Miserable bad - hives were a picnic compared to this!

    So there is your answer...same thing, different animal.

    Now off to read the rest of your DREAMY plans!:cloud9:

    Mrs. Spratt
     
  12. SilverL

    SilverL My DH thinks he's Tarzan and I'm Jane. Go figure!

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    That is too funny. If we were flying out in the AM, we might've been on the same flight!

    Oh man, if I still had hives, I would be so miserable! :headache: Mine were horrible. It's funny though, because I took that heartburn medication through most of my teen years. I never experienced heartburn in my life until I was finally able to stop taking medication every day. Then I experienced it. :laughing:

    Look what we cooked up today:

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    YUM!
     
  13. SilverL

    SilverL My DH thinks he's Tarzan and I'm Jane. Go figure!

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    Ah... Day 7. This is the day we will wake up, leap out of bed, put on our fatigues, and head straight to the war zone bright and early to spend the day dodging strollertanks. Yes, this is our Magic Kingdom day. :rotfl:

    Don't get me wrong. We love the MK and we understand the plight of the stroller mom trying to navigate through the crowds. However, we live on the west coast, so DH and I have both been to Disneyland. I think I've been 3 or 4 times and he's been there once. So anyway, we've experienced the stuff at MK more than we've experienced the stuff at the other 3 parks---including the experience of getting clipped by a runaway strollertank! :headache: We are very much aware that when we have kids we'll be spending 75% of our vacation in the MK, so we've chosen to spend one full day here on this trip.

    But that means going commando.

    Here is our AM Touring Plan:

    Ride Buzz Lightyear
    Ride Pooh
    Ride Snow White’s Adventure
    Ride Peter Pan’s Flight
    Ride Small World
    Ride Haunted Mansion
    Get FastPass for Splash Mountain
    Ride Big Thunder Mountain Railroad
    Ride Pirates of the Caribbean
    Ride Splash Mountain

    At this point, we will probably head to Columbia Harbor House for lunch---and to dry off. I don't like being wet. I may live in Washington, but here you don't get splashed. You just get rained on. It's an even distribution of wet, and you don't get soaked because you're always wearing a waterproof jacket, even in the summer. Also, it's not humid here. The worst feeling for me is being wet endlessly. That's what happens whenever I ride Splash or Kali. I get soaked down to my underwear, and then it never dries properly because of the nasty humidity. It just clings to me. I shudder just thinking about it. So, I think I better bring a change of clothes. :rotfl:

    PM Touring Plan:

    Get FastPass for Jungle Cruise
    Get Dole Whips (yum yum yum)
    See Enchanted Tiki Room
    See Country Bear Jamboree
    Ride Jungle Cruise
    See PhilharMagic
    See Monster’s Inc Laugh Floor
    Ride Transit Authority
    See Carousel of Progress

    We like the cheesy rides. Or at least I do! :laughing:

    We have reservations at The Plaza for 6:05pm. Hopefully we will be able to complete our PM Touring Plan before dinner. Then, after dinner, all we have to do is stake out a spot for Spectro and Wishes.

    You'll notice we totally skipped Toontown. See our reasoning for spending 1 full day at MK above. Although one thing I'm thinking about adding is the Tea Cups. But I have nightmares about waiting in line for that ride. So maybe not.
     
  14. SilverL

    SilverL My DH thinks he's Tarzan and I'm Jane. Go figure!

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    Day 8 (9/22) is our last full day at Disney :sad1: But, it's also our MNSSHP day!

    We plan to go back to AK early in the morning and basically do whatever we want. I know we will definitely ride Kilimanjaro and Everest and have lunch at Pizzafari. We *may* go back to the hotel early to relax before the party. It depends on how much we feel like doing.

    Around 3:30pm or so, we're going to head over to the MK since we can get in at 4pm. We might do a few rides before our ADR at Liberty Tree Tavern at 6pm.

    By the time we get out of LTT, I imagine the party will have started. Here is our touring plan for the party:

    Ride Haunted Mansion
    Get Haunted Mansion and Cindy’s Coach Photos
    Ride Pirates of the Caribbean
    Ride Splash Mountain
    Ride Big Thunder Mountain Railroad
    See PhilharMagic
    See HalloWishes
    Ride Buzz Lightyear
    Watch Parade
    See Villain Show

    For those who have been, what do you think of this plan?
     
  15. tink1957

    tink1957 Proud Redhead

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    :thumbsup2It sounds like a good plan, but this is coming from someone who collected all her candy & sat on a bench in front of the castle for most of the party last year. I had fun just people watching & had a great view of the parade, Hallowishes & the Villian show. After Hallowishes, we rode everything we wanted & left early to avoid the crowds at the bus stop. On the way out they give you Ghiradelli chocolate, yum.

    The only advice I would give you is to take it easy on the day you plan to attend, I would sleep late instead of going to AK early or you'll be too whipped to enjoy the party.

    Hope to see you there, I'll be with the girl in the kimono & the guy with the blinking skull on his shirt. I still don't know what I'm going as, I guess I need to make up my mind:rolleyes1
     
  16. SilverL

    SilverL My DH thinks he's Tarzan and I'm Jane. Go figure!

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    DH has actually changed his mind about his costume. He is now going as Frodo (Yes, from LOTR---not to be confused with Frollo). He is just going to wear a green cloak with a leaf brooch. We're mega LOTR nerds. I'm still going as Belle.

    He really likes to mess with me though. He said he needed sweatpants for his Frodo costume. I almost exploded in shock. "Sweatpants?? SWEATPANTS?? ARE YOU CRAZY? WE'RE GOING TO FLORIDA IN SEPTEMBER AND YOU WANT TO BRING SWEATPANTS? FRODO DOESN'T EVEN WEAR SWEATPANTS! SWEATPANTS??" Of course, he was only pulling my leg. :rolleyes1

    I have a feeling it's going to be rough going for our first few days in Florida, though, because he stayed up until 3am last night... which is 6am eastern time. Yiiiiiiiiiiiikes! :scared1: DH has never flown before, nor has he switched time zones. It's not going to be pleasant trying to make rope drop with an exhausted DH. Although it may be entertaining. popcorn:: Hopefully tonight he will go to bed earlier---or perhaps his young age will carry him through. As for me, I don't care how young I am. I've always needed a full night's sleep.

    So, in other news, we have FOUR MORE DAYS! :banana:

    In other news, I've been having a crisis that men probably don't want to read about. (That's the cue to stop reading, guys.)

    Almost all of my bras decided to spontaneously combust all at the same time. Seriously! Broken wires, bent hooks that stab you in the back, wires coming out, threads coming out... I don't even know how it's possible for them all to die simultaneously. All I can say is that at least it didn't happen at WDW. Last Friday I had to order some online, and I paid extra for three day shipping. I'm starting to wonder if the same guy that screwed up Toni and Terry's travel documents drives a UPS truck, because it hasn't been updated since the 8th, and yesterday was the 3rd day. Grrr. If it doesn't come today, I'm going to be very frustrated. I don't want to have to wait around at the house late on Monday in hopes that the package will show up. Especially if it turns out that it doesn't.

    One more thing (it's safe now, guys): 9/11 - Never Forget
     
  17. oregonmommyof2

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    Bra Watch 2009 just replaced Document Watch 2009...

    Now I have something to do... :thumbsup2

    Don't they know you never mess with a girl's over the shoulder boulder holder??? Can you imagine going on rides with those things not locked and loaded??? You could give yourself a black eye... You could even knock out a small child...
     
  18. disneygirlinnj

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    Ugh, I have to probably purchase a few bras too for the same reason. Hopefully you get them on time!!!
     
  19. SilverL

    SilverL My DH thinks he's Tarzan and I'm Jane. Go figure!

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    ROFL! You know my plight well. I have an update, actually. The package arrived at a warehouse about 30 mins from here at 6am today, but it's not out for delivery yet.

    Will it be delivered today or will we have to wait until Monday?

    The saga continues...

    All I have to say is that at least they didn't wait two more weeks to explode. If it happened in Disney, I would have a conniption.
     
  20. SilverL

    SilverL My DH thinks he's Tarzan and I'm Jane. Go figure!

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    Okay, so why does all the stress have to pile on top of me just a few days before we leave?

    DH misplaced a paycheck. It wouldn't be so bad if it weren't from a previous employer. :rolleyes1 So he has to go in and get them to stop that check and reprint it and also give him his last paycheck. But I don't think it will all get done before we leave. It's stressing me out because we don't have a lot of extra money. I have visions of overdrafts dancing in my head. :scared1:

    At this point, I think I'm going to go Dave Ramsey style and take all of our spending $ out in cash and use an envelope system while we're there. I do not want to be stressing about balances while we're there, KWIM?
     
  21. oregonmommyof2

    oregonmommyof2 DIS Veteran

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    We did all cash last year... Pretty much anyway... We used our debit card just for food on our way home in the airports.... I actually really liked it... Made it very easy to see how much we had spent and keep track of it all... I was paranoid that I would lose receipts and forget about transactions then create a mess of our bank account... I think we will di it the same way this year... Only use debit if we really need to...
     

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