Discussion in 'Completed Trip Reports' started by Ranatra, Feb 13, 2001.

  1. Ranatra

    Ranatra Elliott Fan

    Sep 17, 2000
    <font color=red>We decide on a quick breakfast at Roaring Forks with Jen & Greg, we really like to get an early start in the morning when we have the most energy!</font>
    <font color=red>We then hop on the bus to MGM Studios. I can't wait to ride "Rock"N" Roller Coaster", we get there early, and there is no line! Yippppeeee off we go. Omg, I was not prepared for that take off, but I decide I like it and we go again! </font>

    <font color=red>Ok, now we head over to "Tower Of Terror", the lines are not bad here either. This ride seems a little different to me somehow since I rode it last in 99, What is it?? This ride is great! even better than I remember!</font>

    <font color=red>Around 1:00 we decide to have lunch at Sci-Fi. We only wait about 5 minutes to get seated. This is my first time here, I love it! We had the steak, which was very good! One of my favorite lunches of the week.</font>

    <font color=red>we decide to head back to the hotel for a little rest before we head back out this evening. On the way out, I find a stand with 2001 Christmas Bulbs, so I stop to buy one. I ended up coming out with a 2001 photo album, Christmas Bulb and a sweatshirt, something to remember this trip by :D </font>

    <font color=red>We had 7:30 reservations at Rose & Crown for dinner, so we head out to Epcot to meet Jen and Greg for dinner. DD and friend declined dinner with us and headed to Planet Hollywood. We had a great table outside in the back, perfect for Illuminations. Billy and I ordered the "Fish & Chips" recommended highly by our waitress. The food was good, the service was good, and we ordered dessert to drag out our meal waiting for illuminations to start. We had the chocolate cake, which was excellent! We also had a good view of "Tapestry of Nations" I had taken my digital camera along, and was trying to capture everything, Tapestry and Illuminations. I got some good shots.</font>

    <font color=red>We headed straight out to the bus and the line was long, but we did get on the first bus. I skipped the hot tub tonight, and called for wake up at 6:30, tomorrow was going to be an early day for Universal Studios. I watched the news for a while to catch the weather, and saw how it was going to really warm up the rest of the week! Maybe tomorrow I can leave my sweatshirt home!!</font>

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  2. snuggles

    snuggles <font color=blue>A good day with short lines...wha

    Aug 18, 1999
    Great picture. :) Thanks for posting. It seems like you had a great time.

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  4. tkyes

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    May 11, 2000
    I love the picture! You are a braver soul than I, there is no way I would go on those rides, I take the chicken exit. I warned DH about the take off on RnR, he thanked me for that afterwards!

    I'm not sure when it changed, but I know that ToT used to have 1 big drop instead of multiple smaller ones, maybe that's what was different from last time you went.

    Tamie :)

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  5. AmyBWV99

    AmyBWV99 It's a s'winter s'wonderland; you can freeze while

    Mar 3, 2000
    Good Picture, the expressions they capture are priceless! :D

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  6. FairyGodfriend

    FairyGodfriend Mouseketeer

    Aug 30, 2000
    Love that picture! Thanks for the trip report. I went to the Rose and Crown in September and my mouth is watering just reading about the famous "fish and chips". It's great that you got to play with the adults while the teens went off for awhile!

  7. Tiggerkeeper

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    Nov 4, 2000
    Great picture! Now that's a Kodak moment!

  8. Mackey Mouse

    Mackey Mouse <font color="blue">Me read the Navigator? I don't

    May 21, 2000
    Great picture, Ranatra, you are brave.. Not me, chicken for both those rides.. My DH and family tell me that they do more drops as opposed to just one big one.. Maybe that is what is different on TOT this time..

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  9. babslittleones

    babslittleones Mouseketeer

    Sep 13, 2000
    Great picture. :D

  10. minniecarousel

    minniecarousel Chris Isaak fan

    Jul 13, 2000
    I think ToT does have more drops thatn it did a few years ago. (Didja try any beer at R&C? DH & I got the sampler of 6 differest beers - found out real quick which ones we liked/didn't like! Yuk on the guiness - yum on the Harps!)

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  11. Marla Hellwig

    Marla Hellwig I'm not lost, it's called creative exploring

    Mar 25, 2000
    Cool pix. A fun filled day for all. Thanks for posting!
  12. TigerBear

    TigerBear Found him!

    Jul 23, 2000
    I love how you integrate photos with your trip report!
  13. figmentvi

    figmentvi DIS Veteran<br><font color=red>Lightning Rod Extra

    Aug 19, 1999
    Funny.... Right now, I'm looking at DH's and my picture from RNR which sits on my desk at work and our expressions are the exact same as yours. In fact in every picture I see from RNR, everyones expressions are the same. WOW what a takeoff !!!!! :eek: Great reports !!
  14. Mamu

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    Feb 27, 2000
    Sandi, Thanks for the report.

    Great pic on RnR. Sure looks like you are having an awesome time.

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  15. JennyLuvsPooh

    JennyLuvsPooh Disneyphile

    Aug 20, 1999
    Priceless pic! Still waiting to get to ride rockinrollercoaster... Really can't wait now!

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