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Forum: Theme Parks Florida Yesterday, 06:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 959
Posted By Nimbus
Yes, you’re correct there aren’t 3 ways of...

Yes, you’re correct there aren’t 3 ways of getting on it. :thumbs-up

Sorry, misunderstood what you and Gill were talking about.
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 06:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,132
Posted By Nimbus
Not sure what you mean? I’m happy for a dog...

Not sure what you mean?

I’m happy for a dog to be in a shop. I am also happy for a cat to be in a shop. As long as they are well behaved, don’t go around sniffing or touching the food, don’t...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida Yesterday, 06:00 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 58,666
Posted By Nimbus
Well, except for the two most popular rides at...

Well, except for the two most popular rides at Universal. You can’t use your express pass on Velocicoaster and Hagrids. You have to join the standby queue instead.

And you can join the standby...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 04:36 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,132
Posted By Nimbus
Apparently not. The owner takes the cat lots...

Apparently not.

The owner takes the cat lots of place with him. There’s an article that says he takes the cat to his pub (I think), the cat sits on a mat, and sits there watching people for a...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida Yesterday, 12:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 959
Posted By Nimbus
There is a standby queue, but it’s a virtual one...

There is a standby queue, but it’s a virtual one.

So rather than crowds rushing to the ride and having an 8+ hour standby queue build up within minutes of the park opening and snaking around the...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida Yesterday, 12:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 959
Posted By Nimbus
You don’t have to pay this to ride it. There is...

You don’t have to pay this to ride it. There is also the virtual queue which is ‘free’ (no additional cost).

Also note that this is no different to the Individual Lightning Lane Selections (ILLS)...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida Yesterday, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By Nimbus
Disney stops people joining the queue at closing...

Disney stops people joining the queue at closing time. Apparently everyone who has joined the queued before closing time gets to ride - eventually.

Disney is somewhat different to theme parks over...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida Yesterday, 12:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,780
Posted By Nimbus
There wasn’t a 120 minute rule for FP+ nor...

There wasn’t a 120 minute rule for FP+ nor anything similar, really.

You could book 3 FP+ slots before the trip. You didn’t have to wait any time between making those 3 bookings.

On the day,...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 11:55 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,563
Posted By Nimbus
You’re right in terms of an opinion. If people...

You’re right in terms of an opinion. If people think it “feels” busier or not to them then that’s down to their own view.

But in terms of an objective fact as to whether the parks are busier (i.e...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida Yesterday, 11:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 469
Posted By Nimbus
No, you can’t reserve rides beforehand. You can...

No, you can’t reserve rides beforehand. You can only reserve rides on the day from 7am onwards. That’s always been the case with Genie+ for everyone.
Forum: Tickets Yesterday, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By Nimbus
Yes, as mentioned either from Disney’s American...

Yes, as mentioned either from Disney’s American website via a VPN to pretend you are in the USA. Or from either UndercoverTourist.com or OrlandoAttractions.com.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida Yesterday, 11:33 AM
Replies: 595
Views: 58,666
Posted By Nimbus
I’ve stayed at RPR and CBR in the past. Although...

I’ve stayed at RPR and CBR in the past. Although one is classed as a deluxe and the other is a moderate, they were both similar prices per night when I stayed (that might be different now, don’t...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 26 May 22, 05:48 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 58,666
Posted By Nimbus
Sorry, been busy lately, but thought I should...

Sorry, been busy lately, but thought I should address this.

My comment was not aimed at yourself CuteLioness. Not at all. I've found your original post and other posts to be useful and insightful...
Forum: Tickets 26 May 22, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By Nimbus
I think it was the last point you made was what I...

I think it was the last point you made was what I was getting at.

If you need to change the date then, effectively, you are cancelling the old tickets and buying new tickets at the new date and...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 25 May 22, 04:33 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 58,666
Posted By Nimbus
Except a trip to DisneyWorld is not an...

Except a trip to DisneyWorld is not an entitlement. You do understand that, right?

No one is entitled to go to DisneyWorld. Just as no one is entitled to own a Ferrari or have a huge 65" OLED TV...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 25 May 22, 03:13 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 58,666
Posted By Nimbus
"If you don't have anything nice to say, don't...

"If you don't have anything nice to say, don't say anything at all".

Ok, I don't truly believe in the above - the above would mean you can't mention anything negative. Instead, what does somewhat...
Forum: General Chat 25 May 22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,563
Posted By Nimbus
Ah, no. They aren't closed due to capacity. ...

Ah, no. They aren't closed due to capacity.

The park reservations have run out but the parks aren't at capacity. Disney has stated that the number of available park reservations is less than the...
Forum: General Chat 25 May 22, 02:06 PM
Replies: 719
Views: 57,760
Posted By Nimbus
So it's legit? It's not just a made up transcript...

So it's legit? It's not just a made up transcript of a made up testimony nor a transcript that has been "amended" in any way?
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 25 May 22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 469
Posted By Nimbus
I think what you may have read is that Disney...

I think what you may have read is that Disney changed things so that you now have to tap into the ride that you last booked in order to make another booking otherwise you have to wait 2 hours. It...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 25 May 22, 01:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 608
Posted By Nimbus
It'll be 'quieter' in the evenings but not...

It'll be 'quieter' in the evenings but not 'quiet'. Don't expect to be able to simply jump on the popular attractions.

So, for example, here were the posted wait times for FOP for Monday just...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 25 May 22, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 395
Posted By Nimbus
As the others have said, I think the only new...

As the others have said, I think the only new ride that will open between now and September is Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind.

Other attractions (but not rides) that are supposed to open...
Forum: Tickets 25 May 22, 12:52 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 15,360
Posted By Nimbus
Knowing Disney, I would expect them to keep the...

Knowing Disney, I would expect them to keep the same price for off-peak periods but raise the price during peak periods. I doubt they'll actually reduce their prices. :grin:
Forum: General Chat 25 May 22, 12:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,563
Posted By Nimbus
That is the current theory. And there may be some...

That is the current theory. And there may be some truth to that.

But, personally, I don't think this wave will end as some think. I think crowds will remain high. The crowds might not grow as much...
Forum: General Chat 25 May 22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,563
Posted By Nimbus
In a way you're right. I would rephrase that and...

In a way you're right. I would rephrase that and say that DisneyWorld has become more successful than it was planned/meant to be and now Disney is trying to reduce that "success" whilst still...
Forum: General Chat 25 May 22, 12:19 PM
Replies: 719
Views: 57,760
Posted By Nimbus
How legitimate is that pdf? It's loaded on a...

How legitimate is that pdf?

It's loaded on a website that is dedicated to supporting Johnny Depp and thus clearly biased. Therefore how do we know someone didn't just make it up?
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 25 May 22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 595
Views: 58,666
Posted By Nimbus
I don't think that's what the earlier posts were...

I don't think that's what the earlier posts were saying.

I think they were saying some feel they are entitled to go to WDW rather than feeling that it is a privilege to go to WDW.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 25 May 22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 595
Views: 58,666
Posted By Nimbus
I remember back when the pandemic was in full...

I remember back when the pandemic was in full swing and we weren't allowed into the USA, but could travel to a few other places, that a few people were complaining that they couldn't have a trip to...
Forum: General Chat 24 May 22, 09:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,563
Posted By Nimbus
Ok, so doing a quick check online at prices and...

Ok, so doing a quick check online at prices and seeing whether there were any cheaper options (the Daily Mail thinks there aren’t any). Here’s a more realistic cost of how much it would be for a...
Forum: General Chat 24 May 22, 08:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,563
Posted By Nimbus
Oh, I don’t disagree with you that some people...

Oh, I don’t disagree with you that some people have had those complaints you mention. And some people have said they’ve had a great time, have found Genie+ was good, and CMs were as good as always. I...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 24 May 22, 08:46 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,945
Posted By Nimbus
I kind of threw Kitetails in the list on it’s own...

I kind of threw Kitetails in the list on it’s own as a bit of a joke. :)

Good shout about mobile ordering.
Forum: Tickets 24 May 22, 06:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 632
Posted By Nimbus
Ah, yes. We did a split stay with TUI a few years...

Ah, yes. We did a split stay with TUI a few years ago and I think we may have only got 7-day tickets then. There's no real reason why they shouldn't offer 14-day tickets.
Forum: General Chat 24 May 22, 06:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,563
Posted By Nimbus
That's basically the same article as you posted...

That's basically the same article as you posted in the first post, just reworded a little because Fox currently thinks Disney is the enemy. It even uses the same flawed values - such as $3,780 for a...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 24 May 22, 02:42 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,945
Posted By Nimbus
For me personally, here's what's "better" at...

For me personally, here's what's "better" at Disney compared to the last time I visited:


Pandora now open with new rides, including Flight of Passage which seems to get good reviews.
Toy...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 24 May 22, 02:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,167
Posted By Nimbus
In a way, the ticket is included. You need to...

In a way, the ticket is included. You need to purchase tickets for everyone in your group as part of the package in order to get the offer. So the tickets are included in the package price, but they...
Forum: General Chat 24 May 22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,211
Posted By Nimbus
Y'see. This is what gets me. On the one...

Y'see. This is what gets me.

On the one hand, you have people moaning about Genie+ changing the way people attack the parks and making rope drop crazy busy. On the other hand you have people...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 24 May 22, 01:45 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,945
Posted By Nimbus
Indeed. The first time we visited was back in...

Indeed. The first time we visited was back in 1997. The last time we visited was in 2016. Those two trips were very different to one another. Comparing the two would be a mistake. But let's do it...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 24 May 22, 01:23 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,945
Posted By Nimbus
No. I don't believe all rides at MK were ever...

No. I don't believe all rides at MK were ever open during EMH. At MK only the rides in Fantasyland and Tomorrowland were open during EMH. It's always been that way - at least since I was here on the...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 24 May 22, 01:09 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 58,666
Posted By Nimbus
That's always been the case though. Back when I...

That's always been the case though. Back when I was younger and my family had a "lower income" there was absolutely no way we could afford a trip to DisneyWorld. That was the sort of thing only rich...
Forum: General Chat 24 May 22, 12:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,563
Posted By Nimbus
Thank god a Disney holiday is now out of reach of...

Thank god a Disney holiday is now out of reach of the middle classes (and, I assume, has long been out of reach of all the lower class oiks).

Imagine how busy WDW would be if it was affordable to...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 24 May 22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,117
Posted By Nimbus
Bloomin' greedy Disney, always raising prices...

Bloomin' greedy Disney, always raising prices... oh wait. ;)
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