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Forum: Trip Planning Florida 14 May 21, 03:20 PM
Replies: 677
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Posted By Nimbus
The US Disney travel company does Free DDP deals...

The US Disney travel company does Free DDP deals for the USA.

But, yes, the UK Free DDP deals are done by the UK Disney travel company (or whatever its called).
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 14 May 21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5,203
Views: 451,076
Posted By Nimbus
There are a lot of people on furlough. But the...

There are a lot of people on furlough. But the majority of employees aren't.

At it's peak in May last year, 30% of the workforce was furloughed. Which is actually more than I thought. But that...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 14 May 21, 02:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 939
Posted By Nimbus
There are lots of rumours going around about...

There are lots of rumours going around about fastpasses.

I wouldn't be surprised if Disney introduced some sort of paid fastpass system (in effect they already had, it's just that most people...
Forum: General Chat 14 May 21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 583
Posted By Nimbus
Or flying from Miami to LHR? I assume these...

Or flying from Miami to LHR? I assume these planes have to fly there first to bring people from there over here. And we haven't closed our borders.



Technically, if you're not a US resident or...
Forum: General Chat 14 May 21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,199
Posted By Nimbus
Apologies to the OP for going off-topic... ...

Apologies to the OP for going off-topic...

Personally, I always felt that the Polys tended to do more vocational degrees aimed at specific jobs whereas Unis tended to do more academic degrees that...
Forum: General Chat 14 May 21, 12:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,199
Posted By Nimbus
At the beginning of the report it says "its...

At the beginning of the report it says "its comprehensive annual study of over 20,000 final year undergraduates at thirty-four leading universities".
It then says, that the "students from [these]...
Forum: General Chat 14 May 21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,350
Posted By Nimbus
Probably more like a single stick. Or maybe one...

Probably more like a single stick. Or maybe one of Cadbury's chocolate fingers? ;)
Forum: General Chat 14 May 21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,580
Posted By Nimbus
There are still plenty of things the Apple Watch...

There are still plenty of things the Apple Watch will do even when it is not connected to your phone. It will still track your steps and any activity you do and it has a GPS inside so can track where...
Forum: General Chat 14 May 21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,580
Posted By Nimbus
If you could wear your phone on a strap around...

If you could wear your phone on a strap around your wrist all day then, yeah, you'd be pretty close. But most of us don't do that. :grin:

I guess it's mainly a remote for your phone - showing you...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 14 May 21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 5,203
Views: 451,076
Posted By Nimbus
Bozza didn't say they enjoyed lockdown. They said...

Bozza didn't say they enjoyed lockdown. They said they enjoyed certain things that happened during lockdown. That's not anything like the same.

You can enjoy 10% of something whilst disliking 90%...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 14 May 21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5,203
Views: 451,076
Posted By Nimbus
What limelight? I seem to remember a little...

What limelight?

I seem to remember a little while ago that someone was saying that the members of SAGE were anonymous and we didn't even know who they were (we do, there's a list). So, clearly,...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 14 May 21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 677
Views: 96,272
Posted By Nimbus
They could. I don't think there's anything...

They could. I don't think there's anything technically stopping them. However, at the moment, they are trying to encourage people who need encouragement to visit later this year, and they don't need...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 14 May 21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 677
Views: 96,272
Posted By Nimbus
These "big announcements" are more aimed at those...

These "big announcements" are more aimed at those who don't spend hours online reading hints and suggestions of what's happening at the parks and already know about the anniversary and so on.
...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 14 May 21, 09:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 939
Posted By Nimbus
We sort of saw evidence of increased park...

We sort of saw evidence of increased park capacity when Disney released more availability of park reservations a little while back.

Admittedly, those additional park slots were quickly reserved by...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 12 May 21, 05:57 PM
Replies: 677
Views: 96,272
Posted By Nimbus
Until Disney can guarantee that all their...

Until Disney can guarantee that all their restaurants will be open and running at near 100% next year, they can't offer any dining plans for next year.

And they can only guarantee that once their...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 May 21, 05:50 PM
Replies: 5,203
Views: 451,076
Posted By Nimbus
And, of course, they only have to be offered the...

And, of course, they only have to be offered the first dose by then. They may not actually get the first dose until a few weeks later. ;)

July 31st: "We'd like to offer you your first vaccination...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 May 21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5,203
Views: 451,076
Posted By Nimbus
WARNING. Some handwavy estimates and assumptions...

WARNING. Some handwavy estimates and assumptions coming...

Estimated population of UK (mid 2019) = 66.8 million
Increasing at a rate of 0.5% per year = 67.4 million (now)

Median Age of the...
Forum: General Chat 12 May 21, 02:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,350
Posted By Nimbus
His KitKat Chunky? ;)

His KitKat Chunky? ;)
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 May 21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 5,203
Views: 451,076
Posted By Nimbus
Back at the end of March we were told there was...

Back at the end of March we were told there was going to be a reduction in the numbers of vaccines in April. They prioritised second doses and stopped booking the under-50s in for first doses because...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 12 May 21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 677
Views: 96,272
Posted By Nimbus
I was going to say end of July for any...

I was going to say end of July for any DDP-related offers.

If we don't hear of anything by then, then I think it's not going to happen this year. Instead, wait until the end of the year when they...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 12 May 21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 831
Posted By Nimbus
In the past, we've used Mears taxis. There are...

In the past, we've used Mears taxis. There are usually some waiting outside reception of your resort so you can just hop into one.

I guess nowadays I'd consider using Lyft or Uber instead. They...
Forum: General Chat 12 May 21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,350
Posted By Nimbus
Yep. So no giving your loved ones a loving kiss...

Yep. So no giving your loved ones a loving kiss on the forehead as they sleep. That's sexual harassment. Perhaps even sexual assault?!

I believe calling your wife "love" or "dear" is considered...
Forum: General Chat 12 May 21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,350
Posted By Nimbus
Apparently, you should ask for consent first. ...

Apparently, you should ask for consent first.

That also apparently applies to people you do know and are probably already happy to hear that you love them.
Forum: General Chat 12 May 21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,580
Posted By Nimbus
I personally find it difficult to say whether...

I personally find it difficult to say whether it's worth it or not.

I have a version 3 Apple Watch and, yes, it's useful for seeing any texts or calls you're getting rather than picking up your...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 May 21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 5,203
Views: 451,076
Posted By Nimbus
Does it? If anything, I've felt in the last...

Does it? If anything, I've felt in the last couple of weeks that calls for the different age groups to get their first jab have become more frequent. Although I think that's because the age brackets...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 May 21, 09:51 AM
Replies: 5,203
Views: 451,076
Posted By Nimbus
As Pinchy said "I don't have any concern about...

As Pinchy said "I don't have any concern about the disease in the UK anymore". Hence, now there's no reason not to relax these sort of restrictions.

Personally, I don't see this as being a...
Forum: General Chat 11 May 21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,360
Posted By Nimbus
Yes, I agree that that is pretty shoddy. If the...

Yes, I agree that that is pretty shoddy. If the student didn't manage to understand the subject matter sufficiently to answer the exam questions by watching the video tutorials then watching the same...
Forum: Tickets 11 May 21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 823
Posted By Nimbus
Yes, for guests in the US or Canada, there's a...

Yes, for guests in the US or Canada, there's a different set of Ts&Cs and they can get their tickets modified or even refunded. See here for info:...
Forum: General Chat 11 May 21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,100
Posted By Nimbus
It does mention it happening to others in the...

It does mention it happening to others in the article you linked to:

"She also said that patients in Israel and Germany who had accidentally been given 5-times the usual dosage also showed no...
Forum: General Chat 11 May 21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,142
Posted By Nimbus
Many years ago, some young woman came up to me...

Many years ago, some young woman came up to me and just kissed me for no apparent reason*.

Also, my wife (long before she was my wife) put her arm around my shoulders and hugged me without my...
Forum: General Chat 11 May 21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,199
Posted By Nimbus
Ah, I guess its different for different jobs. And...

Ah, I guess its different for different jobs. And graduate schemes might be different to other jobs too.

Like you say, they may look at A-level results which, in turn, could be related to the type...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 11 May 21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 691
Posted By Nimbus
Not for July 2023, no. No one can book park...

Not for July 2023, no. No one can book park reservations for July 2023 yet. The system doesn't allow it and Disney aren't selling tickets for 2023 yet.

For your holiday, you only need to start...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 11 May 21, 02:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 691
Posted By Nimbus
The thing is, Disney already had a rough idea of...

The thing is, Disney already had a rough idea of the number of guests that were going to be in each park for each day via the fastpass booking system.

The only thing with the fastpass system was...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 11 May 21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 691
Posted By Nimbus
That's not actually true. Or at least, no one...

That's not actually true. Or at least, no one knows if that's true.

Where that's come from is the fact that the Disney website allows you to book park reservations up to January 2023 using the...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 11 May 21, 01:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 691
Posted By Nimbus
Oh, there's definitely no harm in booking...

Oh, there's definitely no harm in booking reservations now if you already have your tickets. It adds to the excitement.

But there's no need to book them now for a holiday next August. So people...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 11 May 21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 5,203
Views: 451,076
Posted By Nimbus
We can only relax these restrictions once there's...

We can only relax these restrictions once there's less concern about the disease. If we were still concerned about the disease then we'd be crazy to relax these higher-risk restrictions; that would...
Forum: General Chat 11 May 21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,004
Posted By Nimbus
Stick a load of Disney theming all over it,...

Stick a load of Disney theming all over it, rename it to something like the "Star Wars: Planetary Spacecruiser" and allow guests onboard to play with an extending lightsaber and that price will look...
Forum: General Chat 11 May 21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,199
Posted By Nimbus
Do they? I think many employers don't really...

Do they?

I think many employers don't really care. I know my employer doesn't really mind which University you go to and is more interested in the course the person has done rather than the...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 11 May 21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 691
Posted By Nimbus
If you are going in April next year, then you...

If you are going in April next year, then you don't really need to start booking your park days until early January next year. Maybe do it at the end of this year just to be safe.

So, you still...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 11 May 21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 691
Posted By Nimbus
Like you, I hope not. And I don't expect they'll...

Like you, I hope not. And I don't expect they'll keep it.

However, a part of me does wonder whether Disney quite likes the idea of knowing how many people will arrive at each park each day and so...
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