Ridiculed again!

Discussion in 'Purchasing DVC' started by FreeTime, Apr 16, 2004.

  1. FreeTime

    FreeTime DIS Veteran

    May 11, 2000
    Coworkers were making fun of me again today because they found out that I have 2 more Disney trips this year! I need some evil comments to make back to them. What do you say? Maybe the next time they ask where I am going on vacation I won't tell them!
  2. OneMoreTry

    OneMoreTry <br><img src="http://www.wdwinfo.com/dis-sponsor/i

    May 9, 2003
    I'll be interested in the answers here. I minimize talking about our trips to Disney, which are usually only one week a year. But I still feel like my friends think we spend too much time there.
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  4. tjkraz

    tjkraz <img src="http://www.wdwinfo.com/images/silver.jpg

    Feb 4, 2002
    I'd ask your coworkers where they are going this year on vacation. Something tells me it will probably not be as exciting as WDW. :teeth:
  5. Caskbill

    Caskbill <font color="blue">DVC-Operations<br>DVC-Planning< Moderator

    Nov 19, 2000
    Have your co-workers ever been to WDW? We constantly meet people who don't have a clue what WDW is. They think it's just a theme park, like Disneyland, or like any other theme park out there, 6-Flags, etc.

    Therein may be the problem. Maybe they don't understand it's a full resort destination in itself.
  6. sandieb

    sandieb DIS Veteran

    Jun 5, 2002
    You are going where, again???!???

    My response: (Smile gleefully) It is so wonderful there!
    Sandie B
  7. Laurabearz

    Laurabearz <font color=deeppink>I cant load my bobbin!<br><fo

    Nov 25, 2001
    We just tell people we are going to Berwyn....
  8. Deemarch

    Deemarch DIS Veteran

    Oct 18, 2003
    When people say to me, "You are going BACK there AGAIN!!???", I say, "Yup, it sucks to be us!"

    They really can't figure us out!!

    ::MickeyMo ::MinnieMo
  9. PalVal

    PalVal Mouseketeer

    Jun 4, 2001
    When I am asked why I go to Disney for my vacation every year, I ask them why do they go to the beach every year for theirs! Same reasons. End of discussion.
  10. Doug Wolfe

    Doug Wolfe Beach Club Villas/DVC Owner Since 2002

    Apr 18, 2002
    They're just jealous.

    I agree with a previous poster. Ask them where they are going. Usually the answer is, "no where." Or, "I haven't decided yet," which is Latin for "no where."

    When you actually go to DVC/WDW just sit there and relax, and think of those poor saps back home working. You end up with the last laugh.:p

    TOMAR@SSR DIS Veteran

    Mar 21, 2004
    We`ve taken our Boys to WDW every year (or every other year ), since they were very young. Most of our anniversary trips, without the kids, were to WDW too. When we`re asked where we are going on vacation, from: ( Friends, Family, Co-workers), that know us well, we just give them that, look, and they say "OK, we Know where"."THAT`S RIGHT, MAKES US HAPPY!!

    Lately I`ve been saying what the little boy says in the Disneyworld commercial on tv,
    "THAT "MICKEY', I CAN TALK TO HIM ,'ALL DAY'!!!!!!!::yes::
  12. pumpkinboy

    pumpkinboy <a href="http://www.wdwinfo.com/dis-sponsor/" targ

    Jul 22, 2003
    Good response!

    Nobody who knows us is at all surprised that we're going to WDW ...AGAIN. With our 6 yr old wheelchair-bound DS, it's easy for others to understand that someplace warm, totally wheelchair friendly where DS (plus Mom, Dad & little sister) get treated like royalty, is someplace we're going back to again and again. DS just does not enjoy anyplace as much as WDW, no place else welcomes him as well as the CMs and surroundings at WDW do.

    But hey, no excuses should be required. None of my colleagues have been as adults, but I know they all plan to take their families in the next few years. Our 4 yr old DD gives touring advice to her little friends on their way down: "yeah and Cinderella has a golden carousel which is really pretty, and be sure to go to Buzz Likeyear..." (yeah all the kids on our street think it's "Likeyear").
  13. Bugeye

    Bugeye Mouseketeer

    Sep 19, 2000
    Our friends have given in. Now they just ask "when are you going to Disney again"?
  14. Disney  Doll

    Disney Doll DIS Security Matron

    Nov 5, 2000
    I usually say "jealousy is such an ugly emotion" with a little ;)
  15. Johnnie Fedora

    Johnnie Fedora My cup is not 1/2 full or 1/2 empty, it's just 50%

    Jul 4, 2001
    I find our family vacations more often than all my co-workers, even the childless double-income couples. It really is just a matter of what's important in your life. We place a high priority on our get-a-ways, and hope to always be able to keep them a priority. I save every vacation/personal and even a few sick:crazy2: days for my DVC trips.

  16. calypso*a*go-go

    calypso*a*go-go <a href="http://www.wdwinfo.com/dis-sponsor/" targ

    Dec 30, 2003
    Just tell them you're going to France. There are so many countries in the World Showcase that you should have a response for the next several trips! ;)
  17. rsschneck

    rsschneck <font color="lime">DIS Party Bus Queen </font>

    Oct 4, 2002
    I am a Dental Hygienist part-time and full-time MOM, etc. My DD is in the 1st grade so ALL her friends think she is SO lucky. Most of them do not believe her when she tells them how many times we have been to DL/WDW. They ask me and I, of course, tell them she is telling the truth.

    Everyone who knows our family already knows where we are going on vacation. They are surprised if we tell them a different destination.

    My patients get to mostly listen ( I have a lot of one sided conversations:rolleyes: ). I have worked in the same office for 11 years and know my patients pretty well. I have some that are as crazy for Disney as I am and we exchange stories and I have had some bring me back souveniers (I have the best patients and job). Others will pick my brain to help them with their first time planning. If someone is not interested then we move on to another subject.

    Disney addicts must stick together because some people just don't get it.::MickeyMo ::MinnieMo I LOVE to vacation and I LOVE my DVC!::yes::
  18. disny4ever

    disny4ever dvc member

    Aug 28, 2000
    We also have had the head shakes, " what - again " comments,
    " there are other places in the world " and so-on and so-on.

    If you like it ,don't sweat it. Is it any different then someone always going to the lake, or camping, or to the same reosrt on a beach. Just let everyone know there are thousands more like you who go to WDW every year.
  19. JMWSR518

    JMWSR518 Mouseketeer

    Feb 6, 2002
    It's funny i get the opposite response. I am a police officer and when i tell the guys i work with we are going back to disney, they get jealous. Everyone at my department loves disney. I think the people that tease you about disney have not been there and really do not know what its like.

  20. dvcssr1

    dvcssr1 Nana & Papa's Mia and Lainey

    Nov 29, 2003
    My DH just says that Disney is the only place that he can go and forget about work and just relax. As long as that happens, we will continue to go. We have been other places but Disney just has that special magic where you can truly be a kid. Our kids are grown. One will be honeymooning at Disney in July and the other also owns at DVC and he is not married and no kids. I guess this Disney disease is hereditary huh? If it is I don't want a cure!
  21. Kewz1

    Kewz1 DIS Veteran

    Mar 3, 2001
    I did a comparison speech several years ago on WDW and DL. As a "non-traditional student" I was way older than the other kids in the class and they kind of snickered at first when I gave the topic.

    By the time I was finished explaining everything that WDW had to offer I swear half the kids in the class were ready to book a trip right then. I could actually see their faces change during the speech to "Wow!" Most had no idea what all WDW encompassed and I was happy to inform them. ::yes::

    Kristen :earsgirl:

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