quick mug rant...

Discussion in 'Disney Resorts' started by Hobbes, Oct 29, 2012.

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  1. Hobbes

    Hobbes DIS Veteran

    Sep 9, 2005
    Does anyone else wish that Disney would bring back the choice of 2 shapes of refillable mug? I know the one we have now fits in your car's cup holder but its also top heavy. For the umpteenth time I have christened my desk at work by catching the top of my mug. I have now got the cleanest desk in the office but my computer is starting to sizzle and smoke::rotfl2:
    I much preferred the shorter fatter shape as it was much sturdier.

    Thanks I feel better (though wetter) now :rolleyes1
  2. scanne

    scanne <font color=blue>OK, I must have really small ears

    May 13, 2000
    I also wish they'd bring back resort specific mugs. I have some old mugs from the Polynesian and Grand Floridian and I love them. :)
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  4. nolanboys

    nolanboys DIS Veteran

    Mar 23, 2010
    We have some of the short fat ones too that we use all the time. Liked having choice as well.
  5. daisyduck123

    daisyduck123 <font color=green>I just love those parmesan mashe

    Aug 18, 2005
    I prefer the shorter, fat ones too.

    I've got a cabinet filled with a few dozen of them & always choose one of those to use over the tall, thin ones.
  6. rock_doctor

    rock_doctor DIS Veteran

    Apr 6, 2009
    I agree with all of you. :hyper: Every time i swing by our local thrift store they always have a resort specific mug. I have started to collect them...they are so much nicer then the current and past mug. I am glad this is a quick rant as i am sure a mod will close it asap... :duck:
  7. portocall

    portocall DIS Veteran

    Jul 22, 2008
    I am not a fan of the new mugs either. I so much preferred the resort specific ones with a choice of shape. I understand why they changed them to be general because I am sure a split stay is difficult however I wish they would reconsider the one design at a time.
  8. dawnball

    dawnball <font color=red>bouncie bouncie...<br><font color=

    Jul 6, 2005
    While we're ranting about minor irritations - they need to come in more variety of colors/shapes/something. A shorter/fatter variety would solve the problem just fine for me.

    We travel as a group of six, and there are only three mug colors. You'd think that there would be at least four. We mark them with a sharpie, but it tends to wear off over time, or you're always lifting up all the mugs to find yours. This is especially true when one person has been sent to refill six mugs.

    (Talk about minor things to rant about. If I'm reduced to "It's hard to tell which mug of ice water is mine" I must be having a pretty good trip!)
  9. bookgirl

    bookgirl DIS Veteran

    Oct 22, 2006
    I actually got one this trip. I am not a fan of the mugs because they have handles, but I just happy that they are tapered and not those god awful peg shaped ones because THOSE are the ones that I consistantly knock over so I"ve refused to buy one before.
  10. si-am

    si-am DIS Veteran

    Apr 16, 2006
    Agree with everything so far.

    I'd like more colors, more shapes, and more resorts!

    (I used nail polish to initial the bottom of my mug once, and that worked really well.)
  11. Sue M

    Sue M DIS Veteran

    May 27, 2009
    I prefer the current shape that fits in my cup holder, but would love to see resort specific mugs back, but that's not happening.
    Of the designs since, this one is my fav one. Love the Mickey Pool party! Very cute.
    I've seen these in many colours- pink, teal, yellow, black, green, purple.
  12. Herbie

    Herbie DIS Veteran

    Aug 21, 1999
    I agree!!!
  13. kaytieeldr

    kaytieeldr Post hoc, ergo propter hoc

    Jun 11, 2005
    Why, given that there's an Official Refillable Mug sticky thread on this forum, are there two additional separate active mug threads? :rotfl:
  14. TheRustyScupper

    TheRustyScupper Seeing isn't Believing, Believing is Seeing.

    Aug 8, 2000
    1) Cost too much to offer two types of mugs.
    2) Besides, Disney has now gone "Green".
    3) Allowing you to clean your desk is a side benefit of the program.
    4) It helps the (office) environment.
  15. VroomVroomLightning

    VroomVroomLightning DIS Veteran

    Mar 6, 2008
    To solve this problem we always mix the lids up with the handles. So this trip I had a pink handle, but a blue lid. And if that doesn't offer enough variety then you can go as far as switching out the part of the lid that turns, and switch up lid colors that way too. We have found that offers a lot of variety for the cup colors.
  16. kaligal

    kaligal DIS Veteran

    Sep 12, 2009
    The fatter mugs weren't shorter than the current mugs, were they?

    I'd like bigger mugs, that's for certain. It's annoying to have to get up for refills when the food court is busy.

    Resort specific mugs were nice souvenirs, but I prefer generic ones now. :)
  17. Lynne M

    Lynne M Moderator Moderator

    Nov 4, 2001
    Not for much longer. ;)

    This thread is closed, please visit our Refillable Mug FAQ thread at the top of this board for mug info, discussion and photos.

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