~When I First Felt The Magic...FINALLY!~ April 2010 Trip Report

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  1. PlutosRHM55

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    It is! I totally agree, it still was scary no doubt, but I liked to be scared. (; Ummm... don't you mean munchkins? I just don't understand why some people think they are scary... Well... I actually do understand LOL

    My dad has this uncanny ability to remember just random things, like things he shouldn't know (I inherited this from him sadly...) So he would know who Corbin Bleu was. And thanks! :-)
     
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    CHAPTER 5: ALIENS, DANCERS AND OFFICERS, OH MY! (Part 2)

    We received many warnings about Toy Story Mania before we even got to the attraction. It seemed it was a very popular ride. Our friend, Leslie, who was very well up-to-date on things going on in the parks said to get FPs there as soon as we got to the park. We kept that in mind, but then we got to the ride, seeing a huge line, but with a 45 minute wait... On other rides it usually wasn't that long so we ignored that fact and just went right into the queue and boy were we wrong about our assumption.

    The line was moving extremely slowly and basically filled up the whole queue. It was the first ride where it took us awhile to even get inside. We did manage to pass the time though and got a few photo ops :). Check 'em out:

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    I was trying to give my dad bunny ears in this one. Stupid camera angle!
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    When we got far enough down the line we soon saw the Mr. Potato Head:

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    Getting a little closer...
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    And now photo opp time, Take 1!
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    Take 2!
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    It wasn't until a little bit after here that the line started picking up pace. After getting our 3D glasses, we only had to wait like 7 more minutes, yeah I'm being that specific when we finally got on the ride and I'll just skip the ride everyone here has gone on and get to the juicy scoop on everyone's reactions. Well... I LOVED IT! I must say much better than Buzz Lightyear, since you could actually shoot and hit something, not follow an invisible laser. Everyone else agreed too, but we decided if we go on again, we would use a Fastpass.

    DOS and my dad decided they wanted to go on Tower of Terror and Rock n Roller Coaster now since they seemed the only rides to fulfill their thrill. They just didn't know where they were so I had to use my amazing guide techniques to find the tallest building in WDW... Yeah, it was mostly pointless, but we saw these two. They were hilarious, the guy totally terrified a little kid when he thought the girl had hit him Haha-

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    Then, as we neared closer, we saw this little production going on... It seemed pretty funny, wish I stayed around longer:

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    We then let my dad and DOS loose to go on their rides, checking them out a little, a bathroom break and we headed off back down Sunset Boulevard. It was around this time that my dad and DOS took a really awesome picture of Tower of Terror:

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    I checked out our map and looked for some other rides to check out. I saw this one attraction at the back of the park called the Backlot Tour. I thought it was pretty cool, so we headed on back there. As we went back, we were having trouble finding our way and made a quick stop at the Honey, I Shrunk The Kids! Playground, which was about a five minute stop and we headed towards Streets of America and as we were about to get in line, we saw these guys coming:

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    My mom got really excited since she's always been a fan of them, after babysitting my cousins for so long. She tried to get us to go get pictures, but I really didn't want to. I tried to pull her over to the Backlot Tour but she wouldn't budge. I tried to persuade her more and finally she obliged and we headed on into the Backlot Tour queue.

    CHAPTER 6: FIRE AND WATER, FIRE AND WATER, FIRE AND WATER AND... BAD HORROR MOVIES? coming soon!
     
  4. soarinup

    soarinup I really am as mean as I look!

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    I am highly impressed. I know grown men who can't type, or spell, or imagine anywhere near as well as you. You must be some kind of prodigy. I wish I was your Mom!:cutie:
     
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    Haha... I wouldn't call myself a prodigy, but it's nice to hear. Thanks! :-)
     
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    CHAPTER 6: FIRE AND WATER, FIRE AND WATER, FIRE AND WATER AND... BAD HORROR MOVIES?

    My mom, DYS and I travelled around the Power Rangers M&Gs that were scattered throughout the area in front of the Backlot Tour, we turned towards the Backlot tour and got into line for the attraction.

    While we waited, my eyes wandered to this one group of people. They were all wearing orange t-shirts and seemed to all speak a different language, but then would understand English. They were strange and really confused me. I preoccupied myself while we waited listening to them because they seriously wouldn't shut up. I still couldn't figure out what the language was...

    Finally, they let us through and we headed on quicker through the queue to the first part of the show, the special effects demonstration, which was really interesting to watch since it gives a sense of how an action sequence is made and how some certain aspects of it make it so realistic. I had taken out my phone by now and took some pictures:

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    After this, we then continued on to get on the tour ride. Along the way we passed by many props and prop areas, as well as other little sets. Here are some pictures from along the way. We were moving so fast, we never got pictures ): But by the time we loaded into the tram, the picture taking had begun:

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    You can see one of the people with the orange shirts sitting right in front of us.
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    Then, we enter into Catastrophe Canyon, probably my favorite part of this whole ride:

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    I also took a quick video:

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    Some more pictures:

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    And then we continued on with the tour...

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    Then, the ride was over. I didn't enjoy it a ton, but I liked Catastrophe Canyon, since it was getting very hot and it was refreshing. And that fire is really REALLY hot. I don't think I would push to go on it again, but maybe once every so often I would check it out.

    When we got through the crowd, we saw it was almost time for our 12:30 ADRs at SciFi Dine-In. It was planned for today that it would be mine time for celebration at a restaurant and I picked SciFi since it looked the coolest from the pictures I saw online. I was very excited to go. The only problem was, we needed to find my dad and DOS, who were all the way down at Sunset Boulevard. So, my mom and I called and texted them trying to find which ride they were at and they said they were just getting off Tower of Terror and heading onto Rock 'n' Roller Coaster. We continued on our way there, of course getting lost along the way, and then waited a bit outside Rock 'n' Roller Coaster.

    We waited probably about fifteen minutes before they finally came out. They were raving about the ride and how fast it was at the start. They seemed to really enjoy it. Then, I asked about Tower of Terror and they said it wasn't as bad and tried to persuade me to go on. Me, being the ride chicken, said no, even after they continued to try to persuade me, it was a resounding no.

    My mom checked the clock again and said our reservation was coming soon, so we needed to get over there. We didn't know where the place was though, so we had to use our park maps and after a lot of walking around we finally found it and it turned out to only be behind the American Idol Experience showspace. So much for walking past Star Tours :P

    When we got there, the heat that day was at its peak and you could tell by the group of people trying to squeeze into the waiting area at SciFi. When we checked in, we luckily got brought in fairly quickly. The only downside was, when we were brought in, DOS said it was her birthday, so she got to have that special treatment at the place WHERE I WAS SUPPOSED TO GET SPECIAL TREATMENT! Grrr...

    When we were brought in, we were seated pretty far back and you could see everything. Lemme tell you, it looked so cool in there, just like a drive-in theater. There were even some waiters and waitresses on rollerskates, which was pretty awesome, sadly the maitre'd who brought us in didn't become our waitress, who was really nice and had the perfect vibe, but we got our only foreign waitress this entire trip, a lady from Tokyo, Japan. She was nice... but she wasn't amazingly nice like some other waitresses we had. And she gave us little licenses to DOS and I. Cute :-)

    We all ordered pretty quickly. DOS and I got root beers, DYS got a smoothie and my parents got Diet Cokes. Then, I ordered some pasta salad, DOS ordered some steak, DYS ordered some mac 'n' cheese and I forget what my parents ordered. I don't have any food pictures because this was all pre-DISboards, but lemme tell you, this wasn't a good time for food pictures...

    It all started when my sister had to wait forever to get her steak. When she finally got it, she was very excited, took a bite to discover it was rare. DOS has been brainwashed by my dad too have her meats cooked thoroughly and that was NOT thorough enough. My dad also wasn't too pleased with his meal and I think DYS ended up changing her order. My mom and I luckily didn't cause any trouble and ate, enjoying our meals enough. It also was very cold in there and my pasta salad was so full of salt, I needed a water halfway through our meal. This was also the only place I didn't finish my whole meal. It just wasn't a good situation there.

    My mom finished eating very early and took some pictures while we enjoyed our meals:

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    We ended up being there for a long time, because when we finally finished, our waitress stopped showing up at our table. So, it was almost miserable just sitting there, especially when my water was practically gone. My dad and DOS were getting quite irritable and soon enough DYS right along with them. When she finally came, we asked for the check and tried to get out of there as quick as possible, though it took awhile for our DDP card to work. Not fun. I did though get a chance to take a picture of our car's license plate:

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    Pretty cool right? :thumbsup2

    When we got outside, it was almost like whiplash walking into the heat, I mean I think the peak got higher. DOS and my dad went back towards Sunset Boulevard, while my mom, DYS and I went on our own way again... but to where?

    CHAPTER 7: WE BE SINGING AND DANCING AROUND ECHO LAKE coming soon!
     
  7. MickeyisBeast

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    Now that I'll have more TR reading time on my hands, I need to get caught up on your TR- awesome last update!
     
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    You were being serious on the TB?!?! Well then... thanks Sara! I'm glad you liked it :-)
     
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    CHAPTER 7: WE BE SINGING AND DANCING AROUND ECHO LAKE

    After leaving SciFi, entering into the blazing sun, we began walking around a bit. We didn't really know what to do at this point. DOS and my dad decided they wanted to go back and ride Tower of Terror another gazillion times. We decided to walk over with them, since we really had nothing else to do. We walked with them down there. My mom then decided she wanted to ride Tower of Terror once with DOS, so my dad, DYS and I had nowhere to go then.

    I decided to utilize this moment to get out of the summer heat and take a bathroom break. DYS also used the time as well and we left my dad out in the heat. We, then switched off with my dad. It was a long day, so it was good to sit down when we did. We did end up though moving around, from the end of Sunset Boulevard up into the area around Tower of Terror waiting for my mom and DOS. They were gone for awhile, probably waiting in a long line, so we did end up running around a bit and it really helped pass time because soon they were out.

    When they came out, my mom was definitely terrified. DOS was clearly annoyed with her. I can only imagine what happened. My mom said she liked the ride, but she said it was very sudden and dark. She needed constant reassurance from my sister as to when they would endure the infamous drop. She then turned to me, trying to coax me into going on it. She said it wasn't as bad and that you actually SIT on the ride. I knew you sat on the ride, but I still didn't want to ride it, even with their pestering, I was still as stubborn as ever. They finally gave up on me after about 10 minutes.

    DOS and my dad then began to walk away from us to Rock 'n' Roller Coaster. My mom, DYS and I then began walking back down Sunset Boulevard, heading for basically anywhere. Then, we checked the times guide and saw the American Idol show was going to start, but the parade was coming at just the same, so we decided to go towards Echo Lake, hoping to get to the show, before the parade began. It was then DYS wanted some refreshment, so we ended up having to take a detour and walk around Echo Lake and Hollywood Boulevard looking for a place to get a drink. We did find her a place to order something, but I forget where. I just know she got her drink and my mom got a drink as well, I decided not to have one since I had a lot to drink at SciFi.

    We sat down for a little bit right in front of the American Idol show entrance, as my mom and DYS enjoyed their drinks. I was getting really nervous now, especially when people started lining up along for the streets for the parade and they were making some of the "10 minutes until..." Would we make it to AI? I did try to past time by texting and calling my dad and DOS about our plans to see the American Idol show, but it didn't help much...

    "5 minutes until..." Ok, maybe they would be finished quickly.

    "Few minutes until..." Gosh, guys! Don't you want to see the show! Finish up those darn drinks! It's HOT out here!

    Then...

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    The parade had started, so we were stuck. My mom loves the parades so she had to stop and watch. DYS also wanted to watch as well. So... cue the camera, the loud music and non-stop dancing and we get our experience with Block Party Bash!

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    We ended up directly in front of the Monsters Inc. float, so we got to see a lot of characters. Also, I was ridiculed for my bad mood, so I ended up clapping and getting into the whole thing. Totally ok with me :thumbsup2
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    This guy was our favorite because I had just gotten braces right before this trip and seeing the train tracks on this guy, just made our day. He also gravitated toward us for most of the parade. WOOT! WOOT!
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    My mom took a video of a guy on these pogo shoe things as well as our friend, who came rushing over to us again Hahaha
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    I don't if it was now or earlier when I ended up with the camera, started to film and take pictures. But here is a snippet of the parade and DYS dancing in the parade. She seemed to be the only one who knew what the dances were and some kids, some who looked older than her, had no clue what the Macarena was!! I mean come on! I feel no pity for them haha I do feel pity for the younger kids, though I've known the Macarena and the YMCA since I was like 2, but that's me. Well, here are the videos:

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    The pictures continue...

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    So, this parade turned my mood around totally when we didn't get across to American Idol. It was upbeat fun and had a lot of cool elements to it and kept on moving. Sadly, it was moved out to make way for "Pixar Pals Countdown to Fun"? Seriously, that parade has nothing on this one. I know it isn't a huge favorite, but I would've preferred this a lot more to the laziness of Countdown to Fun.

    Once the parade had cleared out (which took awhile, it was so long), we then rushed across the street to the Pre-show area for the American Idol Experience. I checked my phone, as did my mom, to see if my dad or DOS texted or called us. My mom got a call from my dad who said that DOS left her phone at SciFi. We kinda giggled since they were the two that hated it the most and never wanted to go back and HAD to go back. The irony! They said they would be over soon, since they were already most of the way there.

    We ran into the pre-show area and ended up pretty close to the front. We did have trouble getting into the pre-show area since we had drinks and no drinks allowed in theaters, but we got them tucked away and were allowed in. We sat nice and cozy up front, when the show began...

    I have to say, this show was great! It was beyond my expectations. I love the guy who comes out at the beginning to warm the crowd up. He was very funny this guy, especially when my mom was talking on her phone and he saw her and began mocking her. I didn't notice it was her at first, until she awkwardly put the phone back into her purse. My mom was so embarrassed and when she is embarrassed, she'll laugh about it, but... let's just say she reacts to the embarrassment like she does with spiders and my mom has a phobia of spiders. Now, moving on to the actual show...

    There were three girls. Two of them were in their early twenties I'm guessing and one was a college student. The first one sang "Man, I Feel Like A Woman", the second one sang... I have a feeling it may have been "Proud Mary", but I forget and the last one sang an obscure song, it may have been Evanescence. They all were quite good, well the last two by far were what were making it hard for me to decide, but I ended up picking the last girl. She was the youngest and she sang amazingly. Also, she was wearing MICKEY EARS! Made it even better.

    When we got out of the show, I asked my mom if DOS and dad had found DOS's phone yet. She said she never got to hear what they said over the phone during the show. So, did they find the phone and make the show? Will DOS be kicked... oops wrong show! Stay tuned!

    CHAPTER 8: "IT WAS GOOD, BUT WE WERE BETTER!" coming soon!
     
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    Pluto! I finally had time to read your first TR!
    First off, I can’t believe this was your first trip EVER to Disney! I bet you were loving every second of it!
    I just stayed at Kidani with my Mom in April – AWESOME place!
    And haha my Mom ALWAYS makes friends with people in Disney too. I totally know how you feel. LOL your Mother sounds precious with all of her questions. Disney is an overwhelming thing! At least she was learning!
    I went to Sanaa on that trip in April, too, and it was one of the best meals I’ve ever had in Disney! Holy cow… SO GOOD! I wish I was going back on my next trip too, but I’m not ☹ It’ll have to be a special thing haha. Ah I love it there!
    That stinks that the rain ruined your pool time! I hate when that happens!
    I love hearing about this from a first timers point of view. I was literally months old the first time I went there so I never had this experience!
    That must have been a big day for you to go on all of your first rollercoasters at once! Way to go!
    You should get a Fastpass for Peter Pan next time. The line is NEVER worth it. I don’t think I’ve ever ridden the ride without a Fastpass!

    Alright... I have to take a break for now... but I'll finish reading it soon! :thumbsup2
     
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    YAY! You joined in the chaos so-called my TRs. LOL BTW, just call me Timmy :-) Oh and :welcome:

    Yeah... I had been waiting... almost ten years when this trip finally came around. I've been wanting to go to Disney since I was six and I practically knew more than my friends who had already been to Disney and my parents who took daily trips in their old jobs. I actually was even lucky enough to go with friends for my more recent second trip, if you want to read that TR, but I won't force you :teeth:

    I <3 Kidani! It is my favorite resort at the moment (I've been to two) and I would totally go back if I could.

    Ok, my mom makes friends ANYWHERE. She can start a conversation with anyone and talk for an hour. My dad, DOS and I always hide when this happens LOL But she is my Disney buddy and the only one who puts up with all my DisNerdiness so I have to adjust, especially with all her questions, but that kinda stopped, more now it's "Lead the way, Timmy" :D

    Sanaa is my all time favorite Disney restaurant (well table service)! Everyone forgot about it on my trip after Garden Grill ;) But I just couldn't get over that salmon oh my word! I'm pretty sure, I will be marrying that thing someday LOL

    Yeah... we ended up actually only using the pool once. I love the pool there, very fun, especially at night when they have a movie playing, but I'll get to that later. :-)

    You is VERY lucky! My parents were actually pretty smart when it came to our first Disney trip. My mom said she wanted to wait until we were older so that we remembered it, but boy, she could not have predicted what would happen to her eldest son after? :happytv: Hahahahaha

    I was totally converted to thrill junkie after this trip. I didn't got on every thrill ride at Disney, but I went on some I thought I would never go on. I was traumatized by one roller coaster experience as a child and this just trip like took the course of the 10 years in between that time. That's how magical it felt :wizard:

    I'm definitely doing that next time. If there is a wait I'm NOT going on and if the FPs are too late, I'm NOT going on either. It is a nice, but short ride, so a long wait doesn't suffice for me.

    Okay! I hope you enjoy the rest. :smickey:
     
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    I'm sorry I've been behind on updating. Things started to get very busy for me this summer, so I didn't have a ton of time for this, but today I finally got to it and now I have an update. For anyone, reading my other TR, I'll either update that later tonight or tomorrow. Without further ado, let's get to the update...

    CHAPTER 8: “IT WAS GOOD, BUT WE WERE BETTER!”

    After the show, we stood back at the exit waiting for my dad and DOS. While we were waiting, the girl that had just won her round for the American Idol Experience walked by with a few other girls. My mom congratulated her and told her how great she was. Oh, mom!

    After everyone was gone, we were about to go hang by the entrance to the American Idol Experience, when we ran right into my dad and DOS. They did find her phone and made it in time for the show, but weren’t exactly happy about stepping foot back in SciFi.

    It was now about 3 or so in the afternoon and we still had a ton of time on our hands before Fantasmic, which was our next order of planned business. So, my dad and DOS ended up going back down Sunset Boulevard hoping to ride RnRC and ToT a few gajillion more times. :rolleyes: My mom and DYS didn't really during this time. I'm not sure if we rode the Great Movie Ride again or ended up getting some refreshments. It's very blurry in my mind, but I know we met up with my dad and DOS soon after moping about, to find something to do.

    We noticed the Beauty & the Beast show, something totally of interest at this time. See, this year was my last year in middle school and prior to this trip, I had just performed my last musical with the theater club there. This was also the last year for my director. It was bittersweet to say the least, this year, many tears (not from me, but I was sad). And now, I could see the play performed in Disney, the place that created that show, so I had to say it. I also wanted to compare, seeing if we were better than professionals (and it was a really good play if I do say so myself). We made it just as the show was starting, found some seats way in the back. In a few short minutes time, the show began:

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    I must say, it was a very good show. The dances were fantastic and "Be Our Guest" just blew me away (one number I was in at the school play). Though, some fell flat for me and overall, my thoughts were "It was good, but we were better", 'we' pertaining to the cast I was a part of at my school's production. I just didn't like how some of the extras, when they sang, it wasn't them, same with some of the leads, though Belle was fantastic, I must say. I would add that I do see myself going back to see this on a future trip.

    Being way in the back of the theater for a show at Disney has it's perks, like, the ability we have to avoid getting trapped in a crowd, since we got out fairly quickly. We also moved along pretty quickly, though we did stop for a break. During our break, we ended up stopping to watch these guys:

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    They were quite funny. The set for the shenanigans taking place here was, all of them were lined up in a joke-off, to find who had the better joke. The problem with this was they ended up using the same joke, but in different contexts. I forget what the joke was, but I know it involved underwear. :confused2 We didn't stay long and went on our way.

    It was starting to get dark out, which meant, only a few more hours until Fantasmic. I had already decided that I was going to stay and knew that was the plan, but some other family members weren't in on it. My dad and DYS both were pooped from the day. My dad had just lost interest and DYS was young and when she started to get tired, well... let's say, it isn't pretty. So, they were planning to go home. I tried to coax them out, but they weren't having it. So, we bid them goodbye and went our separate ways.

    Based on the fact, I wasn't planning on going on ToT or RnRC anytime soon, we decided that we would just spend this time riding a group favorite: The Great Movie Ride. I forget how many times we rode this one, but I think we practically ran in and out of this ride, we were enjoying it so much. The line was much longer than earlier, but still we got to enjoy a few times, though our guides weren't as great as the first one we had. They were still good, but I just liked the girl we originally had better. I did get a chance to take a picture of one of the carousel horses from Mary Poppins while waiting:

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    It was now a little bit over an hour before Fantasmic and we heard that you want to get to the line early, since it does fill up quick, especially for the first show. We started making our way over, when the finale American Idol show began. I really wanted to see it since it was more than one contestant and had DOS and my mom stop to watch. The theater was closed so we had to watch it from the screen outside. We watched for about ten minutes, before heading to Fantasmic and we got to the line just in time (well, before the long lines), the sun finally hiding behind the clouds, hinting we were entering night time or should I say FANTASMIC time. :teeth:

    CHAPTER 9: A FANTASMIC-LY GOOD TIME! coming soon!
     
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    CHAPTER 9: A FANTASMIC-LY GOOD TIME!

    SOOOO… where were we? Oh yes, waiting for Fantasmic… We got there as early as recommended and found ourselves in line right behind the entrance to the Beauty & the Beast show. Our wait was uneventful which made it painfully long. If there were some performers or... something! Well, we made it through it and after an hour or less, they let us in.

    It was a nice thick crowd when we went in. My mom and DOS both were walking slowly and there some space to go through if we walked faster, but they didn't so I had to stay back. It irritated me for some reason, but I just trudged on with them. We came to a stop at one of the many souvenir stands. My mom had done the miraculous- She asked us if we WANTED not needed WANTED some souvenirs. I took this chance and went for it. After some decisions, which are extremely painful for me, I got a light-up necklace, DOS got light-up Mickey ears and my mom bought those too for my other sister, but she decided to wear them as well. Oh, mom!

    We continued on through the tree lined pathway to the Fantasmic stadium. When we got there, already 2/3s, maybe more of the place was filled. We ended up on the left side, not the far left side, but it was definitely not the middle though we still had a great view since we sat pretty close to the front. I couldn't believe how quickly the place filled up... Good thing we took the tip! :thumbsup2

    Once we sat down, we noticed that we still had some time before the show started since we were there an hour early. My mom saw the snack bar and decided she would get us something to munch on while we waited. We walked up to get in line. I don't remember what I got entirely, but I know we all got pretzels and a drink, which, knowing me was probably a Root Beer. I think there may have been Nachos, Fried Dough or something mixed in their, but it was all pretzels and beverages. Sorry, no food pictures, but this happened pre-Disboards :/

    We got ourselves all situated in our seats, preparing for the show. This was the moment my mom took out the camera and went to town. I also took out my phone as well... I'll just let the pictures tell the story:

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    After we finished all our food, there still was time to spare. A guy started a wave all the way across the arena. We joined in and it was very fun. I don't care now if I haven't done the wave at a football game, I did it at FANTASMIC! Hehehe

    In no time, the show commenced...

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    THE PRINCESSES

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    THE DRAGON

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    THE STEAMBOAT WILLIE

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    THE SORCERER MICKEY

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    The show ended and I must say Disney wowed me again. This was a FANTASTIC show. I mean it had everything you could imagine. I mean you can't really top that. And I loved the music and hearing it on the way out was awesome. Fantasmic is a new must-do for me.

    The walk out was pretty uneventful nothing really happened. The park was pretty much closed when we left so it was practically empty streets. Though, the buses were still packed and we were on a loaded bus. DOS and I both had our little light-up necklaces and Mickey-Ears going so that was pretty awesome. I'm not sure how some felt about it, but nobody complained. Soon enough, we were off the bus and on the way to our room. I got changed and went pretty much right to bed, I was very tired, but nonetheless ready for another magic-filled day

    CHAPTER 10: WAKING UP TO THE BEAT OF THE DRUMS coming soon!
     
  14. jessidoll

    jessidoll Rebellious Princess who wants to be a pirate

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    Great update!I love the Fantasmic show and even though you've only seen it once and I've seen it like 12 times i have the same reaction as you!Its just awesome:cool1:
     
  15. PlutosRHM55

    PlutosRHM55 Pluto's Un-Mentioned Manager

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    I've watched it a few times as YouTube during the in between trip time and it seems to almost get better every time. I hope they update it like they did with the one in Disneyland, that would make it even cooler. :thumbsup2
     
  16. Vwdiva93

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    Wow so I am incredibly late to your TR here, but better late than never I guess! Excuse me while I go catch up:thumbsup2
     
  17. PlutosRHM55

    PlutosRHM55 Pluto's Un-Mentioned Manager

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    Haha, it's okay, yep better late than never. I hope you enjoy it, Clarice :-)
     
  18. Stitch95

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    awesome update Timmy! :thumbsup2
    I love Fantasmic! Its probably one of my favorite shows at Disney.. but i have to agree, the line is killer. On my trip in 2010 we made the mistake of going to the later showing and we probably waited in line for two hours.. and we couldnt sit down because everyone was mashed together.. but we survived :thumbsup2
    Can't wait to read more :-)
     
  19. PlutosRHM55

    PlutosRHM55 Pluto's Un-Mentioned Manager

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    Thanks Amy! :-)

    It is such an awesome show, but that line is awful. I didn't even know it could get worse in the second show, I always thought that line was shorter. ?_? Well, that's good to know, there isn't really a difference. :thumbsup2 I'll update as soon as I can :D
     
  20. Mickeysgirl34

    Mickeysgirl34 "Times and conditions change so rapidly that we mu

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    Awesome update Timmy! :goodvibes
    SORCERER MICKEY REPRESENT. <3 :smickey:
    I've always loved Fantasmic myself. It never gets old! I recorded the WHOLE thing this year while my mom took pictures.
     
  21. Disneyfreak508

    Disneyfreak508 Frumpy Princess ♥ <br><a href="http://www.disboard

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    I finally got the chance to catch up on this!
    I love that you guys love the great movie ride :) It's a good one!
    And you ran into so many street performers that day! Wow! That's awesome!
    I booked Sci Fi for my Christmas trip... I hope it's not a mistake. I think it'll be fine.. I really want to eat there again. Oh well.. I guess we'll see how it goes!
    I'm glad you enjoyed fantasmic! I haven't seen that show in SO LONG! i should really go.
     

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