The NEW NEW Official Shades of Green Information (YouTube Video Info in 1st Post)

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  1. bdcp

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    Ha, no. I broke a board rule a couple of times about what can be debated and was given points so I have no signature temporarily. I like to debate, oh well. My ticker should be back in a couple of weeks. A lot of rules on forums don't exist in real life.:cool1:
     
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  3. jusero

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    I certainly understand missing something with toddlers in the house. :thumbsup2 To answer your question, they do have coffee pots in the rooms, but not microwaves. There are, however, microwaves available in the laundry rooms (one in each "section"). If you want to be placed closer to the laundry rooms so you can have easy access to the microwaves, you can request that. Hope this helps. And have a great time!!
     
  4. bdcp

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    Microwaves have always been in the laundry room. We've taken kids of all ages and now go alone, but have never used the microwaves.

    And anyone wondering or questioning the rules on pool hopping. See this sticky thread from this resorts board: http://www.disboards.com/showthread.php?t=2450438
     
  5. famouschinesec

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    Friends of mine stayed in a suite. It is wonderful, but I would rather have 2 rooms for the price. They can be a walk from the lobby but; my favorite room numbers are: 122-131; 220-239; 320-329.All of these rooms are in the corridor that has the double sinks in the Magnolia section of the hotel. These are standard double queen rooms in the corridor that is closest to the hot tub. Granted the hot tub is closed right now, but should be open whenever the Magnolia pool renovation is done. I'm sure other folks will have their favorites and why. We also don't park in the garage when staying in these rooms; we park out by the golf clubhouse; short walk around the putting green in the morning.
     
  6. famouschinesec

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    My daughter (21) finishes a final on Friday afternoon. We will drive to Orlando on Saturday, and she will fly into Orlando on Saturday afternoon. I will PM you. We lived in Rome, NY for 4 years. Never been so cold. How do you do it?
     
  7. abolanwoski

    abolanwoski Not mean, just says what others are thinking!

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    I don't understand why every post on this thread regarding pool construction at SOG makes it sound like they only have one pool. The construction that is occuring is only at the previous "quiet" pool which we never used anyway. The Millpond (or Mickey head) pool is still open for business, is it not?
     
  8. misca

    misca Earning My Ears

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    The Millpond is the one still available. I try to look at their Facebook page and they are pretty good about posting updates and pictures of the construction they are doing on the other pool.

    A lady posted a question asking if the pool construction would be done by the time they get there(September 4th.) and Shades of Green wrote back that it would not be done by then.
     
  9. buffettgirl

    buffettgirl The whole tag thing, so 1990's internet.

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    This is correct. The larger, mickey pool, is still open.

    We've also never found this bigger pool the least bit crowded, even in the middle of the day. We're always able to get a seat / table. The only time we've ever really use the 'quiet' pool is when we've grabbed a lunch at the golf course snack bar which was right next to that quiet pool
     
  10. hmdavid

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    Unless you were using the pool at the resort you were staying at, you weren't supposed to be there. Wristband or not. It's Disneys rules.
     
  11. buffettgirl

    buffettgirl The whole tag thing, so 1990's internet.

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    not to act like I'm trying to play moderator or anything, but we should probably move on from the pool hopping discussion, right or wrong. These discussions never go well and they've been discussed ad nauseam in the threads linked previously here on the resort board. (linking again - http://www.disboards.com/showthread.php?t=2450438 )

    I like that this thread stays happy and factual and directly related to SOG. :)
     
  12. goofynut41

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    :smokin: :firefight popcorn::
     
  13. bdcp

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    That's why I posted the link.
     
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    They're now saying "early fall" which means late Sept-early Oct would be my guess.
     
  15. famouschinesec

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    Ditto. The only reason I come to this board anymore is for this thread. Let's keep it classy.
     
  16. jusero

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    Glad you said something. I was going to because things were getting a bit snippy and that's not what we are about here. :thumbsup2
     
  17. jusero

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    Let's start another topic: What is your favorite part about staying at Shades?

    Mine is the peaceful atmosphere with that military discipline and comraderie (sp?). :thumbsup2
     
  18. famouschinesec

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    My new favorite is the bar in the lobby. Used it quite convincingly last visit. My old favorite is the hot tub. It is actually hot. Hope it stays that way after the renovation.
     
  19. bdcp

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    This! Also, everyone says hello to everyone. There's a connection you just don't get at a regular hotel.

    Our main reason for staying at SOG is we get a deluxe size resort for a low price. We pay the highest category, but it's still a fabulous deal. We've stayed in '98, '05, '08, '11. In '98 we had our two teenage sons with us. The rest of the trips have just been DH and I. My favorite thing is location. We can walk to Poly and TTC if we want instead of taking SOG transportation.
     
  20. jusero

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    Can't wait to see all the new changes ... in 23 days! What do they serve at that lobby bar? Just breakfast stuff or does it change throughout the day?
     
  21. smhogar

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    Ice cream and cocktails from the lobby bar.
     

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