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  1. com_op_2000

    com_op_2000 DVC Member since '93; One Hour from WDW

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    How would you finish this statement.
    I will start:
    you are already looking at booking three cruises at once so you make the next level faster.
     
  2. TFC_UNTIL_I_DIE

    TFC_UNTIL_I_DIE Parrot Head Air Miles Hunter Red Patch Boy

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    You proudly display your membership magnet in a prominent position on your fridge for all to see
     
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  4. DisFanJen

    DisFanJen Disney Phreak

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    When you can't stop listening to this song after your fifth cruise... ;)

     
  5. lorimay

    lorimay Celebrating 32 Ears

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    When you're a little more confident that if you stay up till midnight 120 days before your cruise you may actually be able to grab that precious cabana on CC.
    Also, grab that Palo brunch on a cruise with only one sea day.
     
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  6. m3owbox

    m3owbox Mouseketeer

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    When you're really excited to go to that silly reception.
     
  7. DisFanJen

    DisFanJen Disney Phreak

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    Lol! Yup! First time in Feb!
     
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  8. m3owbox

    m3owbox Mouseketeer

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    Mine is in June!
     
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  9. PurplePencil

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    Wear your lanyard around anywhere you can get the chance... even if you look ridiculous
    Carry the bag you got on your most recent cruise with pride
     
  10. CamColt

    CamColt Moderator Moderator

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    When you walk into a bar and the bartender stops his Cognac Tasting seminar to come out from behind the bar to give you a hug. Or when you walk in the dining room on the first night's dinner and Head Waiters and Servers cause a big commotion because they are happy to see you.

    And to me....THIS is what makes DCL special. :thumbsup2
     
  11. MickeyEarrings

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    .... AND I will get stuff inside my bag now that I'm Gold!
     
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  12. Ariel484

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    You have multiple free Castaway Club bags...
     
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  13. Stratus22

    Stratus22 Vacation more, Smile Often....

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    When you don't have to look at the menu to order in the Main Dining rooms.
     
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  14. mmouse37

    mmouse37 DCL Diva!!

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    When you can't wait to go to the CC reception with your many cruise friends who know what you like and gladly hand these beauties over to you (note: some were from CC reception and some were gifted to us by ship staff).

    MM rice krispie treats.JPG

    MJ
     
  15. Sytrace

    Sytrace DIS Veteran

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    When
    1. various CM's and officers that you met on previous cruises remember you and your kids and give hugs too.
    2. you get all those yummy Mickey rice krispie treats at the CC reception.
    3. you can book excursions 120 ahead of cruise time
    4. you don't have to pick a PAT :)
    5. you get another bag and more tumblers
     
  16. CamColt

    CamColt Moderator Moderator

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    :rotfl2: Yes!

    On our last cruise we had a server that we have had 4 times now. when I ordered the salad from AP, she asked me "With extra dressing on the side?". That is exactly how I always order that! :scratchin I don't know if it was sheer coincidence or if she really remembered that, but I was shocked!
     
  17. DCLSailing

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    When the cruise director recognizes and knows your kids by name following the Castaway Club reception. Also, the closet full of Castaway Club bags as was mentioned above. :)
     
  18. com_op_2000

    com_op_2000 DVC Member since '93; One Hour from WDW

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    My story:
    Went on a family cruise one year with DD, DSiL, DGS (Teen), DW and me had Typhoon from Turkey as our server. 16 months later DW and I made a last minute reservation, went to PC for embarkation lunch, Typhoon saw us walking up to PC, and he came out of line from where the servers were escorting the cruisers to their tables. He served us lunch. We went to the table assignment change meeting, requested Typhoon as our server and it was granted. Typhoon had gone home twice and gotten married during those 16 months, yet he still recognized us.
     
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  19. Crystal O_o

    Crystal O_o Mouseketeer

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    Is the reception for gold members and above? Sailing on my 4th disney cruise and the previous 3 never was aware of a reception.
     
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  20. GoofyLovingFamily

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    Reception is for gold and platinum
     
  21. Amanda129

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    Yes - years ago, it used to be that any CC member could go, but I guess as DCL grew and the number of repeat guests grew, they changed it.
     
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