POP Century~Unofficially the Grooviest FAQ Thread #7~Sept 2012

Discussion in 'Disney Resorts' started by Janet B, Sep 29, 2012.

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  1. homeschoolmomof4

    homeschoolmomof4 Keep moving forward

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    This is VERY helpful!! Thanks Janet! :goodvibes
     
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  3. RachelTori

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    Thanks for this great information! :thumbsup2 That explains why all the Values are full this weekend! :) I enjoy the dance kids! :goodvibes


    (but it does make me miss the days when my girls were dancing.)
     
  4. Janet B

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    Don't feel bad at all!! Just happy you got what you paid for! Like many of other POPers, we choose to book standard and request lakeview. I have never been disappointed in all my locations. :)

    Well, you have the right attitude! :thumbsup2 Happy that it wasn't a deterrent for you and you are having a great time. :goodvibes


    Perfect! BTW, peeked in on your PTR... your DD sounds amazing for all she has endured (as all of you). :hug: Any questions on POP, so many people on the thread have a wealth of info to share. :)

    Hope Angel's trip is truly magical!!
     
  5. Janet B

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    Well, how 'bout a dose of it now and then?? :goodvibes I'm not sure how I would handle the solo time either, as I so enjoy being around and talking with people. :) One of my favorite things to do in the morning at POP is get my diet coke and my chocolate crossiant and sit either in the food court or outside and people watch ... waiting for my beautiful DD to get up .... :rolleyes:

    I was in Disney early this month (over marathon weekend) and met up with a few DISers, one of them, Grumpy Grandma, who stays at POP too (when not on her DVC stays :)) We had a blast!! Love our Mama Linda! I think you came in after that, didn't you?? Just noticed you live in MD, not too far away from this Phila suburbs girl. Funny, I thought you lived in Florida for all the time you have been to Disney! :)

    IMO, 5 days sound much better. Enough time to get your Disney fix, but not too long to feel the sting of too much ME time :) I totally get it. If you are around in December when a few of us are going let us know! Would be happy to meet up with you. :goodvibes
     
  6. angel's momma

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    Thank you so very much Janet :hug:
     
  7. Rarity

    Rarity I don't trust wheels.

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    I wasn't quite sure where to post this, but maybe one of my fellow Pop fans can help out. DSis and I are staying at Pop for a short trip in April. We've got a 8:05 am ADR for CRT. What would be the best way to get there from Pop? We'll have my car, but I'd rather not drive.
     
  8. Coyotesweat

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    Take a taxi to the Contemporary and walk to MK or take the monorail from there. I looked it up because our steam train tour meets at 7:15 am on a day the park opens at 9:am. The buses start an hour before park open.
     
  9. angel's momma

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    I thought the buses started running around 6:30 for early ADRs, but that there aren't as many running as there are at an hour before park opening?
     
  10. Rarity

    Rarity I don't trust wheels.

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    That's what I thought, too, because in December we were able to take a bus to Animal Kingdom for our pre-park ADR at Tusker House. I just wasn't sure if things would be the same for Magic Kingdom since I've mostly seen people post that they took a taxi or drove themselves to the TTC.
     
  11. Coyotesweat

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    That would be nice to have a bus. I think maybe they told me that because the train tour is so very early, and only a few people do it?
     
  12. angel's momma

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    I searched, and found several posts about 8:05 CRT, and the responses recommended being at the bus stop at 7am, and that a taxi would give you an extra half hour sleep.

    That early, I think it's risky to try to take the bus.
     
  13. glammadiva

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    Ask the front desk about the Breakfast Bus.
     
  14. Rarity

    Rarity I don't trust wheels.

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    Thanks! We're early risers, anyway, so that extra bit of sleep wouldn't matter much to us.

    I'll probably ask, just to be sure. Thanks, everyone!
     
  15. Sandi

    Sandi A proud Spartans fan.

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    There will be lots of people at Pop catching buses for early ADRs at all the parks. Also, that first week of April, they are doing early EMHs at MK starting at 8:00, so depending on when your trip is, the park may be open.
     
  16. Grumpy Grandma

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    :wave2: Janet yes we did have a great time! Looks like my dates will be Nov 28th thru Dec 12th but as you know I just love to add on days! :rotfl2:
     
  17. Janet B

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    Movies showing nightly ....

    Pop Century - 7:00 pm By the Hippy Dippy Pool popcorn::

    Sunday - Toy Story 3
    Monday -Lady and the Tramp
    Tuesday - Heavyweights
    Wednesday - Peter Pan
    Thursday - Enchanted
    Friday - Brave
    Saturday - Tangled

    And at our "unofficial" sister resort:

    Art of Animation - 7:00 pm by the Big Blue Pool

    Sunday - Cinderella
    Monday -Lady and the Tramp
    Tuesday - Heavyweights
    Wednesday - Peter Pan
    Thursday - Enchanted
    Friday - Brave
    Saturday - The Lion King 1-1/2
     
  18. Janet B

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    :woohoo: Only 2 weeks? Seriously you need to stay longer...:teeth:

    Yes, we had a great time, and looking for more come December!! :thumbsup2
     
  19. Christine9125

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    My DD21 and I are planning on being there in September, can't wait. Had reservations at the Poly, but changed them to POP.
     
  20. iheartwalt

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    Just got here tonight and are in love with our room. I admit I was having resort envy when our DME bus stopped at AoA but all that is gone now :) We have 2460 in the 50's and it is perfect! As private as you are going to get and you see the Illuminations fireworks from inside our room! What a pleasant surprise :)
     
  21. stitchlovestink

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    Funny, we probably live less than a 100 miles from each other!!

    I would love to come back to Disney in December but unless DD gets to extend her CP, I doubt that is likely to happen this year. We have a trip planned for younger DD's graduation Celebration in June for 8 nights (her and a friend, me and no DH), we have a 7 night cruise on the Fantasy scheduled for October for our 25th wedding anniversary with maybe a couple of days at WDW. And my friend wants to do a 3night on the Dream in May to celebrate our Birthdays! But I don't know if that is going to work or not...
    And I'll have to come down in August to help DD pack up to come home from the CP unless she gets an extension if she even applies for one. So I think I'll be in WDW quite a bit this year!! :rotfl2:
     
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