What do you do when it rains at WDW?

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  1. lorapinky

    lorapinky DIS Veteran

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    What do you do during the rainstorms whilst at WDW? :confused3

    We went last September and we experience rain some afternoons for about an hour. Once we were stuck in one shop for ages (just a small one near pirates of the Caribbean pirate: ) as I had brand new baby pick cotton shoes on and didnÂ’t want to get them wet! :blush:

    Other times we sat in our room and had a much needed rest or we went to inside attractions.

    As we are going next September we are bound to experience more rain storms so I am curious as to what you all do during the rainstorms?
     
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  3. Duggas

    Duggas Living life to the full and enjoying every moment

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    It depends on how heavy they are. If its bouncing off the ground then we just look for the nearest shelter and wait it out. This has proved to be an expensive option in the past as we have been known to take refuge in a really nice shop where I came out with a new watch, a pair of earrings, an ornament and an engraved glass! DH grumbled that it would have been cheaper to get wet and then buy dry clothes once the rain had stopped! :rotfl:
    Other times the rain has been such a welcome relief that we've gone out and stood in it enjoying the coolness of it!
     
  4. xox_Violet_xox

    xox_Violet_xox Can't beat Dunkin Donuts ;)

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    Grab a waterproof and get on with it :thumbsup2
     
  5. kkymmy

    kkymmy DIS Veteran

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    we had a hurricane so had to take the county advice and stay inside but when we jsut got regular rain we went on the wet rides....if you're getting wet anyway surely its the best excuse????
     
  6. AndRu

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    Waterproof?! Waterproof?!!!??! No way! I'm British and therefore immune to the effects of rain! When it rains it's the best time to go on coasters / outdoor rides while everyone else huddles in the dry.

    It still amazes me the amount of people that buy macs / waterproofs before they go on water rides. Isn't the whole point of a water ride to get wet?!
     
  7. mickeyfan2

    mickeyfan2 DIS Veteran

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    Get out my umbrella and sing at the top of my lungs.
     
  8. bazzanoid

    bazzanoid where'sthespacebar?

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    My sentiments exactly :teeth:

    wait wait, you mean it rains at WDW? The Happiest Place on Earth? Where Dreams Come True? Surely not!!!! :eek: :faint: :beach:

    We just get on with it. Heavy rainstorm? perfect for the open air rides, nice and quiet.

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  9. gilld

    gilld <font color=deeppink>Will just have the butler ope

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    Not necessarily - we went last september and only experienced an hour's rain the whole 17 days.
     
  10. JohnnySharp2

    JohnnySharp2 No man stands as tall as when he stoops to help a

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    When it rains we just get wet, usually soaked and usually whilst we are at MGM....unless we are on Popeye's Barges at IOA.

    I too refuse to wear a waterproof, to be honest I would rather get wet. :)
     
  11. Amyrlin

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    Wear a poncho and go out in it:)
     
  12. jramacrae

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    Go Shopping!!! :rotfl:
     
  13. lagunn

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    Persactly :rotfl2: we just get wet and cool off. :cool1:
     
  14. mushumadness

    mushumadness <font color=ff6633>Shopaholic<br><font color=cc339

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    we go shopping
     
  15. Minniespal

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    ::yes::

    Or we go to US :thumbsup2
     
  16. brer rabbit 28

    brer rabbit 28 Dude, you were like, 'Whoa!' and then we were like

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    I like to think that it is Disney rain :rotfl:

    Seriously though,we bought ponchos and got back out in it.On our last day the heavens opened just before the afternoon parade.It was so bad that we thought there was no chance of seeing it..but then down Main st came half the parade.Mickey was dry in his globe put poor Minnie,snow white etc were absolutely drowned.I figure if they can stand the rain then so can we.Mum and i were jumping up and down like loons waving at them (while everybody else hid in doorways-wimps).
     
  17. Frances999

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    We don't like getting wet :blush: so we stay in the shops or try and head back to the hotel room with our umbrellas up and raincoats on! Either that or head for an indoor attraction.

    :wizard:
     
  18. florida sun

    florida sun <font color=deeppink>Mrs Christopher Eccleston wan Moderator

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    If we are in the parks we normally just go with it, if its really bad with thunder and lightening we tend to take cover in a shop or indoor attraction, as Im a big scardy cat when it somes to storms :blush: but if its just a downpour we stay out in it. :goodvibes
     
  19. Miffy2003

    Miffy2003 <font color=orange>I've got Saratoga Springs - mak

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    I'm with Johnny here :)

    We just carry on regardless (unless it is the sort of rain that is so hard it is painful in which case we cower in a shop ;) )
     
  20. cheryl.UK

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    Exactly the same as we do when it doesn't rain...except for the swimming.
     
  21. Andrew DEREK UK

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    Can out of Misson scape once and the heavens opened up and there was about 6 inchs of water everywhere, we had to take shelter in a Restroom. We all got very wet, went to our Disney hotel changed went back and saw the fireworks as it all dried up.

    Fav PARK MAGIC KINGDOM for the Magic and BTM
     

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