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Old 02-07-2013, 11:34 PM   #61
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And so I have concluded that midnight is the magical time that the lights go out. The bus stops at MK are no longer lit up, the GF wedding pavilion has gone dark and besides the castle and Main Street train station not much else is glowing.

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Wow, you took me right there! That looks like such amazing spot........oh sorry lost in thought there! Glad you are having a wonderful time. You are braver than me, I still have not tried ToT, maybe on trip #4 in May I will be brave enough! Maybe.
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Wow, you took me right there! That looks like such amazing spot........oh sorry lost in thought there! Glad you are having a wonderful time. You are braver than me, I still have not tried ToT, maybe on trip #4 in May I will be brave enough! Maybe.
The Tower of Terror is my absolute favorite!! You should try it!!

Melissa you've got me seriously contemplating a TPV at CR....
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oh my, that would drive me nuts. I would have to use the Keurig a lot more than I do now.
Yep...and I work nights...so my mornings....

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Last night DH and I were sitting on the balcony looking over at the MK and said how truly submerged in Disney we felt. There truly is something magical about the CR TPV. He even said it wasn't even just the TPV but looking over to the GF and Poly is beautiful. As long as it is sunny in the morning I'll take some pics to post of the view.

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And so I have concluded that midnight is the magical time that the lights go out. The bus stops at MK are no longer lit up, the GF wedding pavilion has gone dark and besides the castle and Main Street train station not much else is glowing.

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I was doing laundry late at night at GF...and I was sitting by the marina, around 11pm I looked up and the castle was dark...silly me..I didn't know the lights ever went out
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I figure while the kids are taking showers I would go back try to get some comments in

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Count our whole family in as ketchup on Mac and Cheese people!! Looking forward to more Melissa! Glad DH is happy...
Yeah, DD puts ketchup on just about everything.

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We love Sci-Fi!

no ketchup for us, but we LOVE mac n'cheese....

Happy that so far the GF trip is going well!!
Sci-Fi is one of our must do's!!! DS loves the quiet dark atmosphere.

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All you needed to bring was a sleeping bag and you could sleep out there.
Hmmm, that's an idea

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Wow, you took me right there! That looks like such amazing spot........oh sorry lost in thought there! Glad you are having a wonderful time. You are braver than me, I still have not tried ToT, maybe on trip #4 in May I will be brave enough! Maybe.
I really liked ToT, you should really try it next time!!!!!!

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Old 02-08-2013, 08:17 AM   #67
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Wow, you took me right there! That looks like such amazing spot........oh sorry lost in thought there! Glad you are having a wonderful time. You are braver than me, I still have not tried ToT, maybe on trip #4 in May I will be brave enough! Maybe.
The main reason my DH wants to add another day to our trip is to be able to go to DHS to finally get me to ride ToT and RnRC. I'm just afraid I'll get sick.

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Yep...and I work nights...so my mornings....
I thought my mornings were hard enough having to get up at 7 AM and not going to bed until midnight - 1 AM. They were really bad when I didn't go to bed until 3:30 - 4 AM and had to get up at 7.

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That's what I assumed as well.
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Lets see, I went on ToT for the first time ever. DH and I couldn't figure out why I've never been on but the kids finally wanted to try it so I got to go, YAY!

We also finally got to go on the new Test Track. DS was soooo happy as it's one of his favs and it has been closed the past three times we were here.

DS and I went on Mission Space (green side). DD chickened out once we were inside so DH took her out. It was DS' first time and he really liked it. We have steered clear of it for years because DH and I went on when it first opened and both got sooo sick. We haven't been on since it was revamped but we decided it was time. So much better, although I don't know if I want to brave the orange side

We ended up having dinner at the Liberty Inn in the America pavilion as they have GF hot dog and hamburg buns and I really didn't want the kids to have GF Mac and cheese again for dinner. So they got hot dogs but they don't have a dedicated fryer for fries and didn't have any potato chips so the kids were a little bummed. I even ran down through a few countries trying to find a cart with chips, but you know because I was looking for them no one had them

We are out now making a stop at Walgreens then heading back to DTD to get more donuts from Babycakes for the morning. I promise to take pictures of them this time
Melissa, for you to go out of your comfort zone!! Hope the kids liked ToT as well. Went on the new TT in January. I have yet to try Mission Space...

Lovin' all your pictures so far.... it's so cool to see the castle and space mountain from your room...

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Last night DH and I were sitting on the balcony looking over at the MK and said how truly submerged in Disney we felt. There truly is something magical about the CR TPV. He even said it wasn't even just the TPV but looking over to the GF and Poly is beautiful. As long as it is sunny in the morning I'll take some pics to post of the view.
Melissa, so nice that your DH loves Disney as much as you..

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Wow, you took me right there! That looks like such amazing spot........oh sorry lost in thought there! Glad you are having a wonderful time. You are braver than me, I still have not tried ToT, maybe on trip #4 in May I will be brave enough! Maybe.
Jen, I tried it 2 years ago with DD (and I've always had a fear of elevators) didn't remember much from the first time (sheer terror!), but the second and third time (with Magic & Linda holding my hands!!) it got more fun... try it!! Life is short.

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I love that your DH is happy too!! Where's Kook? Think she's called CRO yet...

Pas, we traded texts yesterday...Kook did call, no avail, she said it was a sign to stay with the cabins... I agreed!!
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The main reason my DH wants to add another day to our trip is to be able to go to DHS to finally get me to ride ToT and RnRC. I'm just afraid I'll get sick.
My vote is to add another park day... you don't have to go on RnR or ToT... ... there is TSM which is fabulous!! As well as Beauty and the Beast, little mermaid, etc. Do you like coasters? I'm a fan, just not the upside down variety... have gone on RnR about 6 times and decided its not a necessity for me.. ToT has grown on me.

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I thought my mornings were hard enough having to get up at 7 AM and not going to bed until midnight - 1 AM. They were really bad when I didn't go to bed until 3:30 - 4 AM and had to get up at 7.
Yikes!! I'm in bed by 11:30 - 12pm and have to get up by 6:30 am...
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I thought my mornings were hard enough having to get up at 7 AM and not going to bed until midnight - 1 AM. They were really bad when I didn't go to bed until 3:30 - 4 AM and had to get up at 7.



That's what I assumed as well.
Sleep is a luxury for me I survive on catnaps

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Thanks for the Kook GPS update....it's not March yet though....
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Thanks for the Kook GPS update....it's not March yet though....

So true!! But much harder during spring break to make those cha-cha-changes!!
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Very true..but Kook is pretty amazing...remember her helping me to make my onsite ch-ch-change from GF to WL

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Oh, those CAKES! What were they? Seriously drooling over that pic.

Yay for riding ToT! After our Space Mountain mishap, Miss M has turned into a over lots of rides. (Of course, it was my fault for rushing us on there since it was walk-on, bad mommy. ) One of these days though, one day!

How'd everyone like the new TT? It kinda reminded me of Space Mountain in a way... with the revamped effects. Had to keep telling Miss M (who was hesitant even though she went on it previously), "It's just like riding in mommy's car."

Have you guys done the walk from CR to MK?

Okay, sorry for the plethora of questions! Now, I'm going to sit back and enjoy the castle pic. (And then go back to price out CR again. )
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no ketchup for us,
Well then, WCC just wouldn't be much fun, now would it?

Sci Fi is a lot of fun and last August we tried that burger that has a hot dog in it - craziness! Our server laughed when I asked when they took the popcorn away - guess it's been a while

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Lets see, I went on ToT for the first time ever. DH and I couldn't figure out why I've never been on but the kids finally wanted to try it so I got to go, YAY!

We also finally got to go on the new Test Track. DS was soooo happy as it's one of his favs and it has been closed the past three times we were here.

DS and I went on Mission Space (green side). DD chickened out once we were inside so DH took her out. It was DS' first time and he really liked it. We have steered clear of it for years because DH and I went on when it first opened and both got sooo sick. We haven't been on since it was revamped but we decided it was time. So much better, although I don't know if I want to brave the orange side

We ended up having dinner at the Liberty Inn in the America pavilion as they have GF hot dog and hamburg buns and I really didn't want the kids to have GF Mac and cheese again for dinner. So they got hot dogs but they don't have a dedicated fryer for fries and didn't have any potato chips so the kids were a little bummed. I even ran down through a few countries trying to find a cart with chips, but you know because I was looking for them no one had them

We are out now making a stop at Walgreens then heading back to DTD to get more donuts from Babycakes for the morning. I promise to take pictures of them this time

Last night DH and I were sitting on the balcony looking over at the MK and said how truly submerged in Disney we felt. There truly is something magical about the CR TPV. He even said it wasn't even just the TPV but looking over to the GF and Poly is beautiful. As long as it is sunny in the morning I'll take some pics to post of the view.

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I, too would love to know your TT impressions - I've read some negative comments in contrast to the original version.

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Okay time for some more pictures....

So it does work! We have the exact same unit and in less than a year, the water stopped coming out. I should send you all our cups

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I can't do drops and spinning in circles so no more ToT or tea cups for me. The one time we went on ToT DD was about 4 and when we completed the first drop she called out, "I wanna get off now, please."

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I love that your DH is happy too!! Where's Kook? Think she's called CRO yet...
Janet does have an uncanny GPS which did find me having no success changing back to CR from FWC. There are only a limited number of SOG overflow rooms and CR is no more. I had a lot of trouble even getting through to change so that was a sign right there.

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So true!! But much harder during spring break to make those cha-cha-changes!!
Actually, the Values and Mods do fill up quicker, but those extra-overcharged Deluxes, not so fast. We actually found the resorts to be pretty empty last spring break, the parks, however, whole other story.

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Very true..but Kook is pretty amazing...remember her helping me to make my onsite ch-ch-change from GF to WL

Sorry to go offtopic Melissa
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Yay for riding ToT! After our Space Mountain mishap, Miss M has turned into a over lots of rides. (Of course, it was my fault for rushing us on there since it was walk-on, bad mommy. One of these days though, one day!


Okay, sorry for the plethora of questions! Now, I'm going to sit back and enjoy the castle pic. (And then go back to price out CR again. )
Does this mean we're going to see you on the CR thread soon?

PLEASE, do tell your SPACE MT. MISHAP SAGA! (Please feel free to embellish any boring parts.)
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Kookster, I will be visiting your humble CR abode much more frequently now. Just put the deposit down today...

And it's all Melissa's and your fault.

(The Space Mountain thing was boring, really. It was during heavy rain -- there was no wait so I rushed us on. She didn't have time to mentally prepare and it scared the almighty bejeebus outta her. Bad mommy is me. )
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