Where has Charles been ?

Discussion in 'The DIS Unplugged Podcast' started by Turtle31, Apr 24, 2019.

  1. WGCFV

    WGCFV Earning My Ears

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    HR issues are particularly sensitive when somebody leaves a company if on their owns terms or otherwise. However, I agree with the others that a simple acknowledgement on the podcast that a member of the team has left, wish them best of luck etc, would be appreciated by the fans/community.
     
  2. TWINKLETWINKLE

    TWINKLETWINKLE Earning My Ears

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    I wish you the best Charles. I am going to miss you. I loved hearing
    your perspective. You will be missed.
     
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  4. CampbellzSoup

    CampbellzSoup Son. Husband. Father.

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    Absolutely agree. Those issues can be super sensitive.

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    We wish you the best Charles, you will be missed.
     
  5. AggieDizzer

    AggieDizzer Earning My Ears

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    That's a bummer! Charles was starting to grow on me. I could really relate to his deadpan sense of humor. And he had a sense of style (on the podcasts anyway). He was definitely a great addition to the team - maybe we'll see him pop up in some other work like we've seen with other former Dizzers.

    Good luck Charles!!
     
  6. skittles67

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    Sad to hear of him leaving The Dis, but I wish him good luck in all he does. I'm going to miss his input on the show!
     
  7. SorcererHeidi

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  8. luchamouse

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    He was so funny on Steve’s top five restaurant podcast when Steve nominated Hoop Dee doo, and the strong chance of either being called up on stage or at least having a cast member talk to you in the audience. He was like “I like those odds! Im gonna be a star!!” Pete was cracking up, they had such great chemistry when they were both firing.

    I’d love a Charles “best bits” reel
     
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  9. BarbLynnM

    BarbLynnM Earning My Ears

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    I'm a deep introvert, and I resonated with a lot of what Charles said--for example, I love the Biergarten in Epcot, but absolutely hate the family style dining. It's been hard when my s/o likes to chat with the others while eating and thinks that's completely normal. It was good to have Charles speak out on his own experiences--made me feel like I wasn't alone :) BTW--I still go to the BG because I love the show and the theming; I just need to take some moments after to de-human lol.
     
  10. BarbLynnM

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    I'd be down with that :)
     
  11. disneysteve

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  12. TheMaxRebo

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    I relate to so much of this (I too am a strong introvert and my partner is the opposite) ... I definitely have found I need to put myself in a "time out" to decompress and recharge after being in settings where I have to engage with other people (I can do it, and have to at times for work, but totally drains me). I agree it was nice to have Charles bring that perspective to discussions
     
  13. ChrisFL

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    I will also miss Charles, but if he finds something good for his career elsewhere, then that's good.

    I'm an introvert, and can deal with certain situations he mentioned, but can definitely relate about those things can be very nerve wracking. He also brought great perspective about the company from the financial side, etc.
     
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  14. JeffreyDonnellWilliams

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    I sure will miss Charles. I found him very eloquent. He's got a great speaking voice too.
     
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  15. Alicenwonderment

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    Who will read us Twas the Night Before Christmas next year? Sad to see a member of the team leave. Best of luck Charles.
     
  16. Bowen Family

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    Count me among the disappointed Charles fans!

    I stand to be corrected, but I believe Charles' first DIS appearance was a review of Homecoming at Disney Springs more than 2 years ago. I was impressed right away that he provided intelligent commentary not only on the food, but also a native Floridian's perspective on the local materials used in the design and construction of the space. There was an earnestness and thoughtfulness to his perspective that really rounded out the DIS team.

    Unless there's some compelling personal or professional reason otherwise (and there may very well be), a brief but formal acknowledgement of Charles' departure and his contributions over the years was/is warranted.
     
  17. luchamouse

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    Maybe they will read this thread and decide to reference Charles’ departure next week. Unless Maybe they can’t talk about it for some reason? (Here I am speculating away, when Corey said there was no need...)

    Give people a vacuum and they will fill it
     
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  18. disneysteve

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    I'm not in HR so I don't know about this but I can't imagine what would prevent an employer from simply stating that someone no longer works for them.
     
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  19. luchamouse

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    I agree Steve. The radio silence was just strange.
     
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    In the chat during the show they also said they can’t talk about personale and please keep the chat relevant so that also got me wondering if maybe there’s a reason they can’t address it. Enough of us asked during the show (some through the whole show) and we know they saw the questions so if they wanted to address it they would have last week. I don’t expect anything other than the mini announcement Corey gave us here.
     
  21. Kc0912

    Kc0912 Earning My Ears

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    Another Charles fan! I’m devastated. He brought so much to the team. He was brilliant in dining reviews- I always seemed to share his perspective- if Charles hated it- I knew I would. While I love the rest of the team- they all have a “thing” - I really like Fiasco- but don’t like cheese? I can’t relate to that...

    And I always loved when the team would let Charles speak for a bit. He has so many intelligent things to say- so much knowledge!!! I was dying to hear about what he thought about Galaxy’s Edge- I know he was looking forward to it.

    Wishing him all the best. If it’s amicable I’m crossing all limbs for a guest appearance one day. Loved your work Charles!
     

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