We have new boards for the Trip Report Board!! PRE TRIP BOARD: Tickets, Cameras, Sneakers, Ready Set Go This board will be for your pre trip reports which (Suggested) Should Contain: * Who is in your party * Your travel dates * Where are you staying * What Advanced Dining Reservations you have made (if any) * If you have a set itinerary * Any special plans, events, etc that you have planned Your pre trip report should be posted here Starting today (September 28, 2006) all pre trip reports will be posted here and if necessary moved to this subboard. You can have 2 options upon returning from your trip 1. You can post your adventures on the pre trip report and we (the moderators) will move it to the main trip report board OR 2. You can start a new trip report and link your pre trip in your first post Directions to Set up a Link in your Trip Report If you want to write your Trip Report in installments, you can show links at the bottom of each thread for your other installments. After you post installment 2 Click on edit to go back to your post Once your post opens up you can click on Insert Hyperlink the little blue circle with what looks like glasses (this is under the Font Size and Color line A little box titled Explorer User Promot will pop up In the blank box you can type what you want to call your link example Day One type in your text and click on OK The next box is where you insert the URL from your day 1 installment (open your day 1 installment, at the top of page 1 of that installment click on the address to high light it and select copy) Once your link is pasted into the little box Click Ok and your link will show up in your current thread. TRIP REPORT BOARD: WDW TR's Work in Progess This will be your trip report You can post either all in one post You can post each installment If you wish you can link your installments All trip reports are welcome It is up to YOU how you write your report Just be careful on how much personal information you share on the internet COMPLETED TRIP REPORTS: So Sad, Our Trip is Over After a trip report is completed/finsihed it will be moved to this board. Once a trip report is completed after 3 weeks it will be moved to the completed Trip report board for all to enjoy ---- Now for some general comments/thoughts: You do not need to post to a particular trip report in order to subscribe, you can do that by subscribing to the thread Subscribing to a particular thread directions: Open the thread that you want to follow On Page 1 of the thread in the Blue line above the post (right below the Post Reply button) over on the right hand side there is a box in Dark Blue labeled Thread Tools. 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