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Trip Report "It's for work, I swear!"

Discussion in 'WDW Trip Reports' started by imahistorygeek, Mar 6, 2017.

  1. Tuvalu

    Tuvalu Premium Member

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    So guys, what did we think of flying vs. driving? Prefer one over the other?

    Nice on the Entenmann's BOGO. And the beer! Don't recall Publix ever doing BOGO on beer here.

    The beer on your Pop "balcony" overlooking the pool pales in comparison to your usual AKL pool beverage pic. :joyfull:

    The Plaza fries stopped being good when they changed from fat steak fries. Was Noor there? He's our favorite server. And no shake (or sundae)??!!! :jawdrop:

    Waiting patiently for my Space Mountain pic.
     
  2. lostpro9het

    lostpro9het Well-Known Member

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    I dont speak for @imahistorygeek but flying doesn't bother me one bit but the time commitment to flying combined with the hassle of a rental leaves me just fine with driving for all our future trips.

    As does most everything when compared to AKL but I'm making the best of the situation.

    No Noor and no shakes, we're not big shake folks.

    I did it!!! It took about 3 seperate trips and about a dozen SM rides but I finally broke your hacking algorithm! May I present to you....the perfect... @Tuvalu ride photo:
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  3. lostpro9het

    lostpro9het Well-Known Member

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    So after breaking through the Tuvalu firewall we did something else we've never done and met up with goofy and donald under the big top!
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  4. Tuvalu

    Tuvalu Premium Member

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    Well, there's nothing left for me to do now.......:rolleyes:
     
  5. myhappyplace

    myhappyplace Well-Known Member

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    :joyfull::joyfull::joyfull:

    Oh man. This is priceless.
     
  6. Patcheslee

    Patcheslee Active Member

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    I'm 36 and still haven't been on a plane. We had planned on a 13-16 hr drive until the inlaws purchased our flight as a delayed wedding present. I'm dreading feeling like I can't get out, and really have no idea how I'm going to handle it. I'm getting this book though, hoping it helps.
     
  7. lostpro9het

    lostpro9het Well-Known Member

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    So we decided to hit up our BTM fp before making for the exit. We did, however, have the chance to pick up the one thing Laura wanted before getting on the bus:
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    We then fought our impulse to board the AKL bus and head for the POP bus queue. As we approached we noticed a DCL bus parked at one of the queues and thought it odd. As we neared lane 30 we realized it was POP bus!!! Naturally, I took credit for this as surly The Mouse heard me complain about the lack of seats on the accordion bus. When we arrived at POP we pondered what would happen if we never left those comfy seats...
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    The final stop before we hit the room was to get some tie-dyed cheesecake for Laura, got to use the TiW card here too! While not as visually appealing as it once was, I didn't hear any complaints about it.
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  8. blgauger

    blgauger Well-Known Member

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    I'm cracking up at your perfect Tuvalu SM picture. :hilarious::hilarious::hilarious: Just PERFECT.
     
  9. imahistorygeek

    imahistorygeek Well-Known Member Original Poster

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    I'd give it a 6 or 7 (is pushing it) out of 10 for crowds. We've experienced a lot worse during Christmas. One of the indicators we use is the ability to move freely through the Stitch/Monster's Inc. corridor. We could. Of course, it may have lightened up since Stitch doesn't run all the time. I didn't pay attention to see if it was running yesterday.
     
  10. imahistorygeek

    imahistorygeek Well-Known Member Original Poster

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    I know that exact feeling. Get the book and do what it tells you to do. Honestly, the worst part is right before boarding. I still had some anxiety on the plane, but it was nothing like before. When I say before, I mean white knuckle grips, freaking out at every single noise, and asking Sean what every single noise meant. I had to learn that all of these things are routine and normal. The pilots want to arrive just as safe as everyone else.
     
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  11. imahistorygeek

    imahistorygeek Well-Known Member Original Poster

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    I think he posted before I had finished the tie-dyed cheesecake. Let's just say if you were a fan of the previous style, this one is sorely lacking. It's fine tasting. If it's a snack credit, I don't think it's worth that credit. The bottom of cup is a dome, so you get EVEN LESS cheesecake! I shake my fist at you Disney!

    To answer @Tuvalu's question about flying - It's nice just to be able to drive and do your own thing. Flying can be a hassle, especially if you have to rent a car. With that said, I'd do it again.

    Today's plan is Epcot. I have one, single FP for character meet and greet. Whatever happens, happens. I will be on the lookout for something for our daughter.
     
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  12. blgauger

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    Oh how I wish I were heading to Epcot instead of work. :arghh: Have a magical day and enjoy the sunshine! :)
     
  13. lostpro9het

    lostpro9het Well-Known Member

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    So my day started by being entertained by this guy
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    He was pretty funny and had some great stories to share. This will be my only update until I get free this afternoon. Laura has yet to tell me what park we will hit this evening. She's at EC now having a blast based on what she is sending me.
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  14. DisneyBound2017

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    That tye-dyed cheesecake looks nothing like it did in my head o_O
     
  15. LadyBelle

    LadyBelle Well-Known Member

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    Looks to me like you're in Higher Education? Oh, how I wish we used that software here.
     
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  16. imahistorygeek

    imahistorygeek Well-Known Member Original Poster

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    It used to look like an actual piece of cake. So sad to see it go.
     
  17. lostpro9het

    lostpro9het Well-Known Member

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    For now I am...
     
  18. CinderMama

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    I have several co-workers at that conference. I've been pretty jealous, Orlando and John Cleese?! C'mon!
     
  19. imahistorygeek

    imahistorygeek Well-Known Member Original Poster

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    We experienced a new ride today....car trip to urgent care.
     
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  20. WDWDarling

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    Oh no! Hope everything is okay!
     

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