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  1. DisneyDadC

    DisneyDadC Dis Dad Member #187 Keep calm and Dole Whip

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    :moped: Good evening. figured I would stop in before I cook up the bacon for dinner
     
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  2. DisneyDadC

    DisneyDadC Dis Dad Member #187 Keep calm and Dole Whip

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    :drive:something different >I have a Disney question. I have my favorite but. I you were going to Disney say in april. Knowing the crowds will be crazy what resort would you prefer to stay in? Figure there will be more resort time due to crowds. I am stuck between BLT,Poly and Boardwalk. help me decide
     
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  4. cj9200

    cj9200 DIS Dad #412

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    Lots of news coming out of the D23 Parks presentation. Ratatouille in France, Great Movie Ride to be replaced with a Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway, Ellen out replaced by a new Guardians ride. Those two will be closing in August (damn, won't get to see them one last time.) Gondola confirmed, new film in China, new Mission Space on the green side, new table service opening at Mission Space, Tron coaster near Space Mountain (looks like Speedway stays.) New Star Wars themed resort “Multi-day Adventure" where you become part of the adventure. Minnie van service (something like LYFT). A new theater off Main Street in the MK. This is all in addition to Star Wars and Toy Story lands.

    Looks like they said to Universal, "You want to play with the big boy, OK lets play."
     
  5. budamacdvcr

    budamacdvcr DIS Dad #737

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    I say BW with Poly a close second due to pool at Poly being better than BLT.
     
  6. DisneyDadC

    DisneyDadC Dis Dad Member #187 Keep calm and Dole Whip

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    i have them in same order . BW,Poly BLT but am considering poly over BW
     
  7. Cinderella's Fella

    Cinderella's Fella DIS Dad #215 Maryland, The Land Of Merry!

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    I suppose which park is important to you and if you favor Dole Whips with rum over all.
     
  8. AirGoofy

    AirGoofy DIS Dad#341

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    Hey Drive-by. I'm staying at Poly this week, and will get back to you. Right now, BWV and BLT are my top two favorites. BWV for location to two resorts and now Star Wars Fireworks, community hall, pool slide, tennis courts, Boardwalk, and great restaurants in walking distance. Add TOTWL to BLT along with the other stuff, and monorail dining options. You get more pool options at BLT. BWV is points cheaper though.
     
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  9. AirGoofy

    AirGoofy DIS Dad#341

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    North wing of the castle? I'm afraid you've mistaken me for someone who has money. I was planning to mooch off you and eat all your food. I would leave you a deposit in your toilet. Not sure of its cash value. :lmao:

    Yeah, that is a tough loss. We are out for tennis as well. Won again last night, and lost this AM. Four teams advanced to semi finals, and there were three flights of teams, so one winner from each flight and one wildcard. So, we had to be one of the top 4 of 11 teams, and we finished 5th. It always sucks to lose, but even moreso when you are that close.
     
  10. DisneyDadC

    DisneyDadC Dis Dad Member #187 Keep calm and Dole Whip

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    :drive:parks are not important. I always know where to find my dolewhips. But need to figure out which resort would be best for my youngest (14) son. Since my other willbe with band the whole time my youngest will be alone . It will be first time my kids haven't had siblings with them.
     
  11. Maroonag1

    Maroonag1 DisDad #730

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    Welcome

    :rotfl::thumbsup2

    Or we could just go with the "one out, another one out" method.
     
  12. budamacdvcr

    budamacdvcr DIS Dad #737

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    Top O the Mornin Dads! Here we go again, another Monday and 5 days til another weekend which we definitely prefer. Had a good laid back weekend. Some yard work and grilling. Sat outside yesterday afternoon and watched the Cubs with some nice bourbon and cigar and then cooked Sun day dinner on the grill.

    Randall, speaking of the Cubs, if you are an Orioles fan my apologies for the thumping the Cubs put on them this weekend - 27 runs in 3 games. Wish we were playing the O's some more this season :)

    Have a good week fellas and may it go quick - unless you are on vacation or at DaWorld.
    Boy can't go wrong with either when thinking about food options for a 14 yo while on his own as both have good options. If he is doing park time on his own, Poly may be better with Monorail for both MK & Epcot rather than him walking or bus from BWV. Not sure if you stayed at Poly before, but if not short walk to EPCOT monorail at ticket and transportation center.
     
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  13. GoofyIsAsGoofyDoes

    GoofyIsAsGoofyDoes If it’s still here tomorrow… I may ignore it again

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    You’re doing it wrong…
    Congrats on the anniversary and may you get to see many more.


    That’s a ton of work. Congrats to the kid.


    :wave:Howdy…
    Thanks for deciding to visit the red-headed stepchildren.
    If you think of, drop by every once in a while.


    :rolleyes:


    Summer yard work takes down near as many folk as recreational pharmaceuticals…
    We need to start a war on yard work (and I suspect it would be just as successful as those other “wars”)


    Harassing the pelages again, are we?


    Congrats on the outcome (and an “at’a boy” on the honesty).
    But all physical activity is good and a dang site better then I’m accomplishing.


    If this was referencing you wearing them…
    Then that’s a very good answer.

    If it’s about the seeing of these garments as worn by those that truly ought to be wearing them…
    then I’m truly sorry for you.


    That was close…
    Good that he’s back in the game and improving.
    May he continue to heal and avoid future injuries.


    Starting to acquire and more adult work ethic, is he?


    Can’t afford any of ‘em so my opinion counts for nothing here.
    But I see that you’ve gotten good feedback from some of the others.


    There have been a near deluge of announcements in the past few days. I’m cool with most of it and I’ll get over the changes to the rest of it pretty quickly.

    Most all of this could be good for the parks and guests (though some of these things may be beyond the monetary grasp of a fairly large sector of the visiting population). We’ll see which ones actually get built and what their final forms really end up being.
     
  14. Terra Nova guy

    Terra Nova guy DIS Dad #811 Newfoundland, Canada

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    Happy (?) Monday. Spent a nice Sunday afternoon driving out to a town called Cupids, which was the first English settlement in Canada (1610) and second in North America after Jamestown, Virginia (1607). Did the museum and archaeology dig tour. The difference between Cupids and Jamestown is that in the first year 2/3 of Jamestown settlers died, while in Cupids 4 of the 30 died, which they consider more successful. Not sure people dying was a success, but it makes you realize what conditions those early settlers had. OK, history lesson over.

    Enjoy your trip!

    Hello Gents, nice to see you stopping by this side. Pull up a chair and stay for a while.

    Hmmm...I think I've seen a couple "films" that started off that way. I'm sure you are just exercising though.

    Congrats on the anniversary!

    Well, that kind of sounds like me, and I don't have 11 years put in yet.

    Well done. Congrats to her!

    Too bad about the loss, but sounds like he gave it his best shot. But don't go easy on him now, boss!

    :rotfl:
     
  15. budamacdvcr

    budamacdvcr DIS Dad #737

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    Thanks gents, she's a good kid that has her stuff together for sure.
     
  16. IamTrike

    IamTrike DIS Veteran

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    I'm guessing this probably depends on you.
    I think MK is the hardest park to get so I'd rank them BLT > BW > POLY if the ranking was strictly location and you are planning on doing MK days. (And I weight this criteria more heavily when it's crowded)
    Not sure which size rooms your comparing but since Poly is included I'm guessing studio in which case I rank them POLY, BW (refurbished with the pull down bed), BLT
    For value I'd probably rank them BW, POLY, BLT ( I really like the second shower/sink area)
    For resort themeing I'd rank them POLY, BW BLT

    Most importantly I rate them BLT, POLY, BW on the distance from the creepy clown scale.


    Good points
     
  17. AirGoofy

    AirGoofy DIS Dad#341

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    Vacation. That is all.

    I waved at you a few hours ago driving thru TN. Did you see me? :lmao:

    If not for DVC, i couldn't afford any either. We had a great deal on a 100 point contract at Boardwalk. We love the area, and I'm trying to stay in others when i have the chance. As for prices, Disney prices on everything have gone up faster than my pay. We keep downsizing number of park days and dining options. With this new round of announcements and looming dramatic price uptake, we may eventually be able to stay at a great resort in a great location, and not afford any theme parks.

    I like that creepy clown, or at least, it doesn't bother me enough not St stay there. Ultimately, points cheap will always win with me.
     
  18. londontime

    londontime DisDad #818. London. Allo Mairee Pawpins.

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    I like the cut of your jib sir. :rotfl:
    48 hrs behind you mate, finish tomorrow.

    Evening boys from Sunny and humid London. Eventful week over here with some life changin' stuff going on. 36 hrs till Disney time. I can almost smell the jet fuel. And the bloke in front who took his shoes off.
     
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  19. Maroonag1

    Maroonag1 DisDad #730

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    Well we finally got our summer vacation plans hammered out. Alas no Disney this year, couldn't make the budget work.
    Gonna use our Worldmark points to stay in New Braunfels for 4 days. We renewed our annual membership to Six Flags so I figure we will spend 3-4 days that week down there at Fiesta Texas. Also going to take the girls to the drive in, they have a great set up where you have room to back into the spots and set up chairs to watch the double feature.
     
  20. Maroonag1

    Maroonag1 DisDad #730

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    Enjoy the trip.
    PS. Anything below 37C and 80%+ humidity and you are not allowed to complain. Our low temp at night around here is 30C.
     
  21. cj9200

    cj9200 DIS Dad #412

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    I should have know that. Congrats to her, nurses can have a nice living. More yard work today and for a few more days yet. Most of the weeds and vines are gone and I laid a couple of bags of pine bark. I think it will work.

    Congrats and good luck in the next one. Have fun at the Poly.

    Just let me know and we can try to get together. I love being on the water so any cruise is a good one. Well I guess the Titanic and the Lusitania are a few of the exceptions. What? Too soon?

    Good for him. Nice to see he is getting back to game form.
     

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