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Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 30 Jun 20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 744
Posted By neatfrk
November 3rd gets closer and closer each passing...

November 3rd gets closer and closer each passing day.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 30 Jun 20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,571
Posted By neatfrk
As awful as it feels to type this... I wouldn't...

As awful as it feels to type this... I wouldn't remotely consider visiting Florida (or anywhere in the US) anytime soon. We are the only idiotic nation on Earth who managed to turn this pandemic...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 26 Jun 20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,571
Posted By neatfrk
Keep in mind, Florida is rapidly becoming the...

Keep in mind, Florida is rapidly becoming the epicenter of COVID here in the states. So the regulations in place today will most likely be even more stringent in the coming weeks. This is just the...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 25 Jun 20, 09:05 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 14,806
Posted By neatfrk
I try to look at this pragmatically. Splash has...

I try to look at this pragmatically. Splash has long been in my top 5 favorite rides (great queue, nice ROI, catchy tune, unbeatable views, the drop, etc.)... but its really gotten tired over the...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 3 Jun 20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,189
Posted By neatfrk
I have no issue with masks, distancing...I could...

I have no issue with masks, distancing...I could handle all that.

For me, the ROI factoring everything lost with a Disney visit just isn't there. Reduced park hours, lack of character...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 28 Apr 20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 811
Posted By neatfrk
They are expensive. My son insisted on buying the...

They are expensive. My son insisted on buying the wand for he who shall not be named. I thought it was a huge waste of money (around $50) but bit my tongue.

He loved it, it enhanced our trip...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Apr 20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 13,140
Posted By neatfrk
For those of you wanting to go to bed hours ahead...

For those of you wanting to go to bed hours ahead from the US...don't waste your time. Go get some sleep.

Trumpty-dumpty met with the State Governors earlier today and gave them a preview of his...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Apr 20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 13,140
Posted By neatfrk
Let's be honest... Donnie is really itching for...

Let's be honest... Donnie is really itching for his Dubya 'Mission Accomplished' from the aircraft carrier deck moment.

Whether reality agrees or not, he is desperate to waddle up to the podium...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Apr 20, 09:08 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 13,140
Posted By neatfrk
He will announce that we all have nothing to...

He will announce that we all have nothing to fear. He's appointed Jared and Ivanka to spearhead the 'Open America Back Up' committee. They are both super qualified and will do a bang-up job, I'm sure.
Forum: TV and Film 30 Mar 20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,263
Posted By neatfrk
Really enjoyed it. Totally bizarre, but good...

Really enjoyed it. Totally bizarre, but good binge series during a quarantine.

I'm guessing the truth probably lies somewhere in the middle. Joe is bat___ insane, clearly... but that Carol is...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 24 Mar 20, 10:57 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,846
Posted By neatfrk
Not really. He's blathering on about opening the...

Not really. He's blathering on about opening the country back up by Easter.

Seems to him people being safe and everyone going back to work to save the economy don't intersect at all. In Trump's...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 24 Mar 20, 10:32 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,846
Posted By neatfrk
Also - I wouldn't blame any of you for not...

Also - I wouldn't blame any of you for not wanting to visit the US whilst Trump is still in charge. If the man cannot be trusted to manage a pandemic responsibly...and clearly he cannot...why would...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 24 Mar 20, 10:30 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,846
Posted By neatfrk
The man is an idiot. It is plain for the world to...

The man is an idiot. It is plain for the world to see at this point.

What kind of moron puts an accelerated timetable to an infectious pandemic?

Tomorrow he will change his tune. I never said...
Forum: Positivity Forum 20 Mar 20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,427
Posted By neatfrk
Watch the Imagineering series. It is very well...

Watch the Imagineering series. It is very well done, and a great parks fix when you can't actually be there.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 13 Mar 20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,901
Posted By neatfrk
We are. Trust me. We are.

We are. Trust me. We are.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 5 Mar 20, 09:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,556
Posted By neatfrk
It sure as heck isn't us here in the States. We...

It sure as heck isn't us here in the States. We have a leader who thinks this will 'magically vanish' in April, and is encouraging people who don't feel well to go to work.

You could have the...
Forum: General Chat 5 Mar 20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,177
Posted By neatfrk
Whole place is crumbling now that Iger isn't in...

Whole place is crumbling now that Iger isn't in charge. #bringbackbob
Forum: General Chat 21 Feb 20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,713
Posted By neatfrk
I would have told them... but honestly (and maybe...

I would have told them... but honestly (and maybe its just a cultural difference here in the US) I would have been shocked if, after serving 14 people, the place wouldn't have just said 'don't worry...
Forum: TV and Film 19 Feb 20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,291
Posted By neatfrk
Great show, great cast. It is a slow burn... but...

Great show, great cast. It is a slow burn... but very well done.
Forum: TV and Film 24 Jan 20, 06:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 701
Posted By neatfrk
Excellent show. Had no idea how brutal it all is...

Excellent show. Had no idea how brutal it all is. Can't imagine any scenario where Netflix doesn't greenlight a season 2.
Forum: General Chat 13 Jan 20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 103,551
Posted By neatfrk
Admittedly - I'm an outsider looking in, but I...

Admittedly - I'm an outsider looking in, but I worry about the Queen in all of this. What if all this added stress and negativity impacts her health? How could her grandsons live with themselves if,...
Forum: General Chat 10 Jan 20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,778
Posted By neatfrk
Clearly you haven't been paying attention to any...

Clearly you haven't been paying attention to any of the elections that have taken place here since the 2016 presidential. I wouldn't be so quick to toss out such confident predictions unless you are...
Forum: General Chat 8 Jan 20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 103,551
Posted By neatfrk
Humor an American unfamiliar with royals...what...

Humor an American unfamiliar with royals...what does this really mean? Does it mean they are taking temporary time out of the spotlight to raise a family...and at some point in the future they may...
Forum: General Chat 16 Dec 19, 09:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,772
Posted By neatfrk
Some of my favorite memories with my kids are...

Some of my favorite memories with my kids are from Innovations.

- Starring in their own video game
- Surviving a tornado
- Making paper from pulp (for free!)
- Making little plastic robots (for...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 16 Dec 19, 03:20 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 11,866
Posted By neatfrk
In a hypothetical setting, what would happen if...

In a hypothetical setting, what would happen if you plan on taking DME to a resort, check your bags with the DME tags, etc.

Arrive to a mass backlog and decide to just suck it up and Uber to the...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 12 Dec 19, 01:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,709
Posted By neatfrk
You need to be past the tapstiles (as do all...

You need to be past the tapstiles (as do all members in your party) to open MDE and join a boarding group. Once you've been assigned a boarding group you can leave the park and come back once called...
Forum: General Chat 12 Dec 19, 01:00 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 13,017
Posted By neatfrk
I respectfully disagree with this...

I respectfully disagree with this interpretation... and I am an American guy (just not that American guy).

Awareness of Disney's money-making activities is only a small part. I think most folks...
Forum: General Chat 10 Dec 19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 13,017
Posted By neatfrk
Spot on. If I had to boil down my thoughts on...

Spot on. If I had to boil down my thoughts on what WDW has become, this would be it.
Forum: Offers, Discounts, Codes, Cashback and UK Shopping 9 Dec 19, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 728
Posted By neatfrk
The one thing you may want to note, depending on...

The one thing you may want to note, depending on how you have the cake decorated, is color bleed from icing. After a day or two you might notice a little bit of color has bled from the darker color...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 6 Dec 19, 07:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,913
Posted By neatfrk
I saw this on YouTube. The x-wing drones were...

I saw this on YouTube. The x-wing drones were cool, the rest was a little awkward and forced (no pun intended).

I especially felt bad for the Disney suit up on stage at the end when the fireworks...
Forum: General Chat 4 Dec 19, 08:33 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,933
Posted By neatfrk
I think the rise and proliferation of the DCP is...

I think the rise and proliferation of the DCP is partially to blame for decreased CM attitude, morale and service. Disney has slowly replaced veteran full time park workers with a steady rotation of...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 4 Dec 19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,333
Posted By neatfrk
Just take my money now.

Just take my money now.
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 4 Dec 19, 05:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,852
Posted By neatfrk
I'm curious about the same thing. I'm guessing...

I'm curious about the same thing. I'm guessing 1TS to start, gauge popularity over a two or three year stretch; and then possibly boost to signature if demand stays steady (a la BOG and Le Cellier).
Forum: General Chat 26 Nov 19, 11:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,676
Posted By neatfrk
Same position here. Over here in the States there...

Same position here. Over here in the States there is a small tax benefit too, as mortgage interest is deductible. Or at least it used to be before 'he who shall not be named' took office.

I keep...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 22 Nov 19, 02:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,748
Posted By neatfrk
My home airport! Enjoy PHL. Don't worry...I...

My home airport! Enjoy PHL.

Don't worry...I travel a good bit for work and although I am biased - PHL really is one of the easier airports to navigate in my view. Terminals A-B-C-D-E are all...
Forum: TV and Film 15 Nov 19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 688
Posted By neatfrk
Utterly and completely guilty. OJ is but a mere...

Utterly and completely guilty. OJ is but a mere punchline to the joke that is our system of justice.
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 14 Nov 19, 04:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,287
Posted By neatfrk
Tangible ways to save: - Don't buy the Park...

Tangible ways to save:

- Don't buy the Park Hopper
- Don't spend a cent on drinks. Ask for ice water at any QS location in the parks. If you don't like the taste of plain FLA water, bring...
Forum: TV and Film 14 Nov 19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,832
Posted By neatfrk
Looks like new Mandalorian episodes are releasing...

Looks like new Mandalorian episodes are releasing every Friday from now until 12/27. Including episode #2 tomorrow.
Forum: TV and Film 13 Nov 19, 06:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,832
Posted By neatfrk
Watched the first episode last night. Unlike...

Watched the first episode last night. Unlike Netflix, Disney+ doesn't load entire seasons all at once (bummer).

I won't post any spoilers. :)
Forum: General Chat 11 Nov 19, 04:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,297
Posted By neatfrk
Yes, its the decent thing to do. Put...

Yes, its the decent thing to do.

Put yourself in the shoes of the excited people who bought your house...the folks that are looking forward to moving in and starting a life in the home.

It's...
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