A Whole New SOLO World: A July 2015 WDW TR - My 1st! (complete)

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  1. j2thomason

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    OOOhhh! I love periscope!! I watch a lot of pocasters at WDW & DL all the time. There were tons posting last night for the first MVMCP. Can't wait to see yours!!
     
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  2. bamacmac

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    Isn't it so fun?! I watched so many of the scopes last night and loved looking at all the pics as they were posted. Social media can be awesome! :)

    I did my first one when I was there in July at Downtown Disney . It was kinda weird but over 100 people jumped on. So funny. Interesting to interact with people that way.
     
  3. bamacmac

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    I think I will be there on the 22nd. Not positive though. I'm thinking I might use that day to look at more apartments and rental houses. If I can afford to I may stretch the trip to that Wednesday.

    Did I see somewhere you are going to the 500 on that Sunday? When I realized I would be there that weekend I wanted to find a way to do that too! Love that race. But I think I am going to be taking 2 of my friends to the airport that day and I will likely hit the parks after that. Oh well. Once I live down there I will certainly be a regular at Daytona. :)
     
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  5. 1Grumpy9

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    Yes I will be at the 500. My parents have been going since the 60's and I started going to the 500 in 1980. I try to go down every other year or every 2 yrs. I think this year might be tough getting tickets because of the new "Daytona Rising" project with re-doing the grandstands and eliminating the backstretch seating.
     
  6. bamacmac

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    Very cool. I took my Dad in 2008 to the 50th running. Love that place.

    Definitely interested to see what it will look like when they are done with all of that!
     
  7. DaisyDuck001

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    Looking forward to reading about your next trip. Have a great time!
     
  8. bamacmac

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    Thanks Daisy!! I can't believe it's so soon now!! :mickeyjum
     
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  9. bamacmac

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    Such a fun report! I am going solo in a few months and your report really made me feel like I'm making a great decision!
     
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  11. bamacmac

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    Oh yay...I'm so glad you found it! And thank you! :) I can honestly say not a bit of it was exaggerated at all. it was an amazing thing to do. I've done 2 more since then and just keep loving them more each time. (Need to get around to those TR's! haha)

    You won't regret it at all. Have a wonderful time and if you have any questions about going solo I'd be happy to help!

    :)
     
  12. Joyce T. Powell

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    Hello there! I'm really enjoying your TR, I've been drawn lately to the solo ones, great to hear you had lots of fun!
     
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  13. bamacmac

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    Hi! I'm so glad you found it and are enjoying it! Solo trips are amazing. Obviously. :) I've done one more completely solo trip and 2 partially solo. So fun!
     
  14. Sbk1234

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    Wonderful trip report. Solo Disney trips are the best! (Don't tell my wife and kids I said that ;) ) I love how you got some photos that I haven't seen in trip reports before.
     
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  15. DaisyDuck001

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    Hey, did you end up moving to Orlando yet? I hope everything is going great for you.
     
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  16. bamacmac

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    Thank you so much! :)
     
  17. bamacmac

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    Hey! Looks like it will be happening around late October/early November maybe. Need to sit down this weekend and workout some details and make some decisions! :)
     
  18. bamacmac

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    Sadly I never got around to doing a trip report for my December or February trips. I so wanted to and had great content for both. But life got in the way big time! This weekend I am going to try to start a trip report from my July trip. It was such a great one. It needs to be documented! So stay tuned!

    I still want to go back and do that Feb one when I can. It was my first trip with friends and also had some solo time, it included a runDisney event and also included my first ever attempt at 4 parks in 1 day, which was SO much fun.

    Hopefully when I get rolling with this July one I can follow it with the Feb one. :)
     
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  19. SCSteve

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    Your trip report was Great! Loved the photos! I WAS SAD to see YOUR trip end!!
     
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  20. Saphire5742

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    So I discovered this TR and "watched" it a while back but haven't gotten around to actually read it until now. Not quite done yet (only just finished day 6) but have to say good for you for going SOLO even though you were somewhat hesitant at first. Sounds like you had the most awesome time with so many "firsts" too.

    Glad to know I'm not the only one....
    In fact my TR begins with a little song about the very fact

    Me too

    I LOVE this ride so much too. My last trip I ended up riding it a total of 5 times. It's my first and fondest Disney memory. Love everything about it. Happy to find another fan.

    I am definitely sure it is NOT just you. They sure know how to pull at the hearstrings with that one.

    Don't mind at all. The more photos the merrier. And yours are all so very wonderful.
    Plus even with all the multiple part posts you still managed to crank out this TR pretty quick. Impressive. I on the other hand seem to be taking my sweet time with mine.

    Isn't an empty WS one of the best things ever? I also got to experience that when I did the Gardens of the World tour.

    Ok back to reading now.
     
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  21. Saphire5742

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    All done and just in time too.

    Wonderful TR and looks like you had a very well balanced trip. Of course you spent some extra few hours in a Disney park. That's exactly what i would do too!

    Congrats on the decision to move to Florida. Not easy leaving the familiarity and the people you love behind but sometimes it's just what we have to do. So congrats again on deciding that your life needed a change and doing something about it.

    Looking forward to reading about your most recent trip when you get the chance.
     
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