Introducing Amy to "Walt's World" *Updated twice 1/21 Last installments*

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  1. jordanyosh

    jordanyosh DIS Veteran

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    Sorry about Amy!!!

    I've travelled with friends before and discovered that sometimes we are not compatible traveling companions.

    My roommates and I are complete opposites when it comes to traveling so, while I like traveling with them still, it's hard.

    Just a word from a single person, sometimes single people need their space. :confused3
     
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  3. pixiefairy

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    Tracy...so glad to heat that things got straightened out with Amy! I love that she said you showed her her happy place...that's fantastic!

    Ok...I just have to say...Bill looks awfully cute in his rain poncho get up...lol. (He won't get offended if I thought he looked cute, will he? :goodvibes ) It looks like you all had a great time and woo hoo to 3 times on TSM! I loved that ride! We are "supposed" to see Fantasmic next month..but now that they are down to only two performances for the week..if we have ANY lightning..we may as well forget it this time around. :headache:
     
  4. mom2mek

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    Loved the update Tracy! Riding TSM 3 times in a row would be so awesome! That ride is so much fun!

    That 1st dessert at Mama's looks to die for! Do you remember what it was called?

    Looking forward to more...:goodvibes

    Sara
     
  5. DisneyJo

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    It's very busy the amount of questions coming in is huge, that's good though :thumbsup2 And thanks about my voice :rotfl2:

    I'm so pleased :hug:

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    That's fantastic, you have to wait longer than us because there are fewer cars so that's great :thumbsup2

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  6. Disneylvr

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    Your trips reports are so fun!!! I feel like I am really there. Can't wait to read the next installment!!!!
     
  7. Poohtigeey

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    I love the picture of Bill in his poncho. He looks so happy and ready to go! It sounds like you had a nice "day off" if ya know what I mean.:) I can't wait to ride TSM someday. It looks like so much fun. Even though I don't normally like 3D I think I would like it. I didn't use to like DHS (MGM:confused3), but I'm liking it better lately. So, it sounds like Mama Melrose's wasn't your favorite. You guys have been so many times, are there still some places you'd like to try to eat? What's your favorites? I'm always happy to see an update from you.
     
  8. mrsksomeday

    mrsksomeday My Prince uses a power wheelchair!

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    The have a separate accessible area for people with mobility issues, if you can't climb stairs, use an ECV or wheelchair, you go in one area. It was fantastic to get to ride it that much, it was great pixiedust.

    I have issues with the curb in the van, but it seems the ECV users that hit people like to drive it at full speed, people need to learn to slow down.

    A rainy day in Disney is better than a sunny day at home :thumbsup2.

    It was very awesome, since Bill and I have to work together it was great to have more turns to practice our moves.

    Thank you.

    Isn't it great when the CM's give out pixiedust like that? It was wonderful.

    Hi Jordan! We asked her many times if she wanted space, I think her partying the night before our trip, not getting sleep before we left, and having to get up early for our flight to WDW really caught up with her.

    Hi! He smiled when I told him about you saying he was cute, he would never be offended by that . Good luck with Fantasmic.

    The chocolate dessert was Warm Chocolate Truffle Cake, the other was Honey Hazelnut and Ricotta Cheesecake.

    Hi Jo!! I can't imagine how many questions the Mom's Panel gets a day. It is so great that you understand about the ratio of guests to accessible cars, some people don't get that.


    Thank you so much for reading, I really enjoy writing them.

    He is always happy every morning when we are at WDW except departure day. I think you would enjoy TSM. Mama's was fine, it was just a stressful meal.

    As for places we would like to try to eat: Chef Mickeys (we have it booked for June), T-Rex (Bill is a really a little boy disguised as a man), 1900 Park Fare, CRT and Tutto Italia to name a few.

    As for favorites, we love 50's Prime Time Cafe, O'hana, and a new favorite LeCelliar.
     
  9. mrsksomeday

    mrsksomeday My Prince uses a power wheelchair!

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    Oct. 25th: Epcot Day 3


    Goals for this day:
    Character Spot
    Club Cool

    World Showcase (seeing Miyuki the candy lady and going to the “pick a pearl” location in Japan are the two things I want to do)

    We have lunch scheduled at LeCellier, that is all I could get, but at least we are going there, it’s about time.

    We decided to spend some time at Magic Kingdom before heading over to Epcot. We decided to head over to:

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    We saw a great topiary on the way:

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    I love the topiaries in WDW. Some day I would love to go to the Flower and Garden Festival.

    We went to Buzz Lightyear. They let us ride twice then we went to look at the picture. Bill made sure to wave at the camera. The CM found it and suggested I take a picture of it!! I got permission to redneck the photo!!

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    We saw Stitch with a really short line so Bill and Amy went to meet him:

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    Then it was time to introduce Amy to COP. We were waiting for it to come around and heard a commotion behind us. Apparently a teenager had gotten to aggressive with Stitch, the Character Attendant handled it really well.

    Then we got to hear “There’s a great big beautiful tomorrow”:

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    We ate lunch at Cosmic Rays and headed to Winnie the Pooh, oh look another topiary:

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    There was too much of a line for Pooh, so we headed to Mickey’s Philharmagic, for some reason I took a picture of the doors?

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    Then we went to It’s a Small World After All:

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    Carrie, a chicken (I think):

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    We went to Frontierland, Amy got a Fast Pass for Splash Mountain (I chickened out), and went to the accessible area of:

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    Bill wanted to try to see if he could ride it, they led us into a que area. I thought the seats were too tight, we tried to load him, his legs just didn’t want to bend enough and now his foot was really hurting. I wanted to stay with him, he told me to ride it. I kept asking if he was sure. He wanted me to take his shoe off and he told me to ride. I didn’t enjoy this at all, I wanted to be with Bill and I was so happy when it was over.

    We found him next to a seating area, I rubbed his ankle, Amy smoked and talked to her brother that lives in Florida. He was meeting her at Epcot today. It was almost time for her FP, so after a bit we headed that way. We decided after Splash she was heading over to Epcot, we were hanging out at MK for a bit and meeting her for the LeCellier dinner at 4:10pm. (In the pre trip I had an ADR for lunch, but kept calling back until I got a dinner) I got some pics of her on the ride, but not on the drop:

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    We headed to first aid and started walking toward the front of the park. Then the plan was to head over to Epcot, but a little thing called:

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    Was moments away from starting and we had never watched it, so we said “why not”!! We were in front of the train station. While we waited I took these, I still was loving the Halloween decorations:

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    CHARACTER LOVE TIME:

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    CONTINUED IN NEXT POST!
     
  10. mrsksomeday

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    I kept saying we needed to leave and I kept taking pictures, but we finally left. We got on the monorail and made it to Epcot, the doors opened and HUH, WHAT?? No Cast Member anywhere to be seen. I knew we only had a limited amount of time before the doors would close and we would be heading back to the TTC. I took matters into my own hands and decided to play Cast member. I grabbed the ramp and got Bill off the monorail, I was already putting the ramp back when a CM finally showed up apologizing. If we weren’t so close to our ADR time I would have been complaining about her.

    I have never walked so fast through Epcot in my life, Amy text us asking where we were, we were about 3 minutes from ADR time then. I told her to check us in we would be right there, we got there and she said we were checked in.

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    We got seated and they explained the Dining Plan, but there was something new. A pre fix menu that included an appetizer and we could choose that if we wanted using the dining plan:

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    We didn’t do this, I didn’t need an appetizer, I wanted one but didn’t need one.

    My dinner:

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    Amy’s:

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    Bill’s:

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    Bill got a Moose with an attitude:

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    I got the chocolate cake and was high from the chocolate and sugar:

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    Amy’s cheesecake (maybe):

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    She was going back to catch up with her brother, which she never
    introduced to us, but we saw pictures, he is real :haha:. We headed to O’Canada.

    Waterfall:

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    Where wheelchairs enter the theater:

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    I love Victoria Gardens:

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    Next installment... can there be more character love??
     
  11. mrsksomeday

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    There were so many pictures this day I decided to split up the installments. I love the architecture at Epcot:

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    We went to England so we could see the British Invasion. I sat on the sidewalk, Bill was next to me. While we were waiting for them this little guy entertained us ( made me think of Buzz):

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    We didn’t know it, but we had a great view of where Pooh and company come in the back door for meet and greets. They saw us and Bill was immediately attacked by a bear:

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    That is Bill’s head you can barely see. I was laughing so much I could hardly breathe.

    Pooh had to go and as he was walking away we saw this in the window:

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    Then Alice showed up on her way to the backstage:

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    She started talking to Bill:

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    Horrible picture of British Invasion:

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    We headed to the meet and greet area to see who was in there:

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    Tigger pointed to himself then to the window, I said, “that was you in the window?” He shook his head yes and bounced.

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    After we left, we briefly toyed with the thought of staying for Illuminations and decided against it. We just took our time walking toward the exit, then an idea popped in my head, we had never been to the Character Spot. The line wasn’t long at all so we went to jump in. A character attendant saw us and told us to wait. He stopped the next family and asked if we could go in front of them. I told him no, we would wait in line, the family all said to go ahead, I kept apologizing and telling them it wasn’t necessary. They would have nothing of it and told us to go meet Mickey so we did.

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    Next up was Pluto:

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    Minnie, she liked my shirt. It says “It’s your job to make me happy”:

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    Donald:

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    Lastly Goofy:

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    We had a great time there and left the park.

    Next installment… the last full day in the World
     
  12. pixiefairy

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    Love the updates! I need to see all these warm weather pictures in our nearly below zero temps..ugh. I'm glad that Bill enjoyed my compliment! :) How was Le Cellier? We are going there next month for lunch. The food looks really good. :goodvibes

    I can't wait to hear more!
     
  13. mom2mek

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    Wonderful updates Tracy! You got some really great character shots and sweet interaction. I love the pic of Tigger in the window and of Alice and Bill.

    Le Cellier looks great! I would love to try it one day.

    The parade characters were great too - some more "rare" ones in that one, it seems.

    Sounds like a wonderful day! :goodvibes

    Sara
     
  14. Buzz Litebeer

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    Yes, I'd definitely call that a cheesecake shot! :goodvibes

    Hey, just because a guy's married doesn't mean he can't appreciate the finer things in life.
     
  15. DisMomAmy

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    Great pictures - sounds like a fun day! I've been dreaming of Epcot lately - I think that's what I'm most looking forward to this time. :lovestruc

    I'm sad that your last day is coming up. :sad2:
     
  16. jordanyosh

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    The food from Le Cellier looks amazing. I am really proud of you Tracey that you stuck to your healthy eating (mostly;) ) during your trip. Your commitment is admirable.:) :woohoo:

    Pooh, Alice and Tigger being so kind to Bill is a testament to Disney's ability to bring magic into a person's life....A thumb's up to those CMs:thumbsup2
     
  17. Poohtigeey

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    Great updates Tracy! I've never seen Stitch naked before!LOL! He looked kind of funny. I would have been panicing on the monorail if no one had come to help. Good thing you knew what to do. Did you like Le Cellier? We really liked it, but I know some people don't. I'm sad for your report to be over, but glad to know there will be more!:thumbsup2
     
  18. carissanboys

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    Hi Tracy :goodvibes

    I'll be back tomorrow to read through your TR, but wanted to stop by and say hey. I just saw your two pictures on the first page and you look great! :thumbsup2
     
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    Wonderful update Tracy. I love all the character pictures. Did you enjoy your food at Le Cellier? I have always wanted to try it but I have a cheeseburger and fries kind of husband.
     
  20. scotty

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    Hi i have been reading your PTR and your TR and so far it is wonderful. Never been to Disney World before :sad2: . But i am planning a trip to Disney World this year from August 8th to 15th (hopping the dates stay the same). But i am waiting to hear the rest of your TR....
     
  21. DisneyJo

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    Sorry just had to correct you, if you were in England you sat on the Path or the Kerb not the sidewalk ;) :rotfl2:

    How weird Amy didn't introduce you to her brother???? How sweet was the interaction from Pooh and Tigger, so cute :goodvibes
     

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