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Forum: Theme Parks Florida Yesterday, 07:34 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By monkfish72
Shocking queues 2 weeks ago, and the queue is a...

Shocking queues 2 weeks ago, and the queue is a shadeless breezeless hell

Rides fun though, beware you can get really wet, like fallen in a river wet if your unlucky so waterproof/zipbag your phone
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 13 Jun 19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,088
Posted By monkfish72
Very little about Disney made me cringe apart...

Very little about Disney made me cringe apart from that, totally schmaltzy Americanised tosh yes - but hard not to get wrapped up in it all and find it utterly charming and endearing - and I'm a...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 12 Jun 19, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 451
Posted By monkfish72
There was some construction to the moat area and...

There was some construction to the moat area and bits were dry, it did not detract from the area one bit though and was only really noticeable if you made the effort to look
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 12 Jun 19, 01:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,088
Posted By monkfish72
All on here :) ...

All on here :)

https://www.thedibb.co.uk/forums/parkhours.php
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 12 Jun 19, 01:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,088
Posted By monkfish72
re Illuminations I thought some might disagree,...

re Illuminations I thought some might disagree, but surely its nostalgia for those who like it?

That interminable globe showing a cringey Americanised view of the world (with blurry projections),...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 12 Jun 19, 10:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,088
Posted By monkfish72
yes - I originally went down the touring plan...

yes - I originally went down the touring plan route - planning each ride during the day - but with the size of the queues after the first hour or so of the day I reckon just trying to use fastpasses...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 11 Jun 19, 03:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 767
Posted By monkfish72
It was ok - but if you are modifying Fastpasses...

It was ok - but if you are modifying Fastpasses on the go you might want a backup
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 11 Jun 19, 03:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,088
Posted By monkfish72
6 in our party - use your last fastpass and with...

6 in our party - use your last fastpass and with some perseverance by the time you get to the front of the line you will have your next ride lined up - going off what I saw 7 is not an overly large...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 11 Jun 19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,088
Posted By monkfish72
All the answers to my FAQ

not sure where to post this but its probably useful to someone, all the answers based to my questions/worries before our visit last week

Q is the 'Disney Magic' real?
A yes, its a totally...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 11 Jun 19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 778
Posted By monkfish72
girlfriends asthma was better than here in UK,...

girlfriends asthma was better than here in UK, she is also triggered by perfume/deodorant smells so took a face mask for occasional queues in the morning and the smells on some rides like FOP
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 10 Jun 19, 09:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,255
Posted By monkfish72
First time riders last week, all 6 loved it, and...

First time riders last week, all 6 loved it, and your def confusing it with mission space
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 9 Jun 19, 09:01 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,950
Posted By monkfish72
Didn't see anything but remarkably polite and...

Didn't see anything but remarkably polite and considerate people, and I've never had so many apologise to me for bumping into me, I always thought it was a British thing to apologise when someone...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 9 Jun 19, 04:02 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,838
Posted By monkfish72
Yes, they appear and disappear all the time,...

Yes, they appear and disappear all the time, sometimes there's nothing, refresh and 10 rides appear, refresh again they are gone, and again they reappear (I did a lot of playing)

Works best at MK...
Forum: Accommodation 22 May 19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By monkfish72
You need to use a PC, then it doesn't change it

You need to use a PC, then it doesn't change it
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 22 May 19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,096
Posted By monkfish72
I'm in the same boat and I think so - the only...

I'm in the same boat and I think so - the only alternative might be that the airline offers to fly to another UK airport, then get another connection onwards

I've already decided to treat any...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 19 May 19, 09:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 673
Posted By monkfish72
2hr 10 here, hopefully if i miss the connection i...

2hr 10 here, hopefully if i miss the connection i can get on the later flights
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 16 May 19, 08:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,506
Posted By monkfish72
Yes, 2 days fastpass at 60 days, so when you...

Yes, 2 days fastpass at 60 days, so when you count the parking for 2 days and the bands it's a good deal

I'm getting 2 extra hours in mk from 11pm to 1am so going to really make the most of it
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 14 May 19, 03:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,452
Posted By monkfish72
who could have possibly predicted that happening?...

who could have possibly predicted that happening?

maybe anyone who has ever visited a football stadium?
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 14 May 19, 11:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,543
Posted By monkfish72
booked Sept 18 paid 238 each Flying Manchester...

booked Sept 18 paid 238 each
Flying Manchester to Fort Lauderdale changing at Atlanta 28th May to 8th June
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 11 May 19, 11:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By monkfish72
You don't really book through Skyscanner, they...

You don't really book through Skyscanner, they just collate the different prices and provide links to where you can get the prices, either 3rd party or airlines themselves

Its got even trickier...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 11 May 19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 698
Posted By monkfish72
I've got FOP fastpasses coming out of my ears,...

I've got FOP fastpasses coming out of my ears, but cannot get near a Tower of Terror one never mind Slinky Dog

The late changes in Animal Kingdom park hours is a blessing for the offsite crowd...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 10 May 19, 09:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,550
Posted By monkfish72
Fop fast passes live for extra hours first week...

Fop fast passes live for extra hours first week in June go go go
Forum: Latest 10 May 19, 09:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 33,950
Posted By monkfish72
Any extra fast passes for these hours? Or have...

Any extra fast passes for these hours? Or have they all gone already?
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 3 May 19, 06:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 703
Posted By monkfish72
Yes it's pretty surprising the website and app...

Yes it's pretty surprising the website and app are so flaky when they are pretty vital to the experience they are offering

I cancelled a reservation this morning, but it's still showing as live
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 3 May 19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 509
Posted By monkfish72
yes already got 2 for FOP - for the 2 previous...

yes already got 2 for FOP - for the 2 previous days

We have an airboat ride an hours drive away booked for 10.15am - I have heard FOP is good - but is it so good that I should drive to AK for an...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 3 May 19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 509
Posted By monkfish72
One of our party has told me its quite a thing on...

One of our party has told me its quite a thing on a few Disney facebook groups, so looks like it can be done
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 3 May 19, 07:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 509
Posted By monkfish72
Anyone successfully passed on a Fastpass?

I've got 6 fastpasses for FOP for 8am on Saturday 1st June that I wont be using (I was booking FOP in the extra released hours scramble last night and it doesnt fit in with the rest of my plans) -...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 2 May 19, 10:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,550
Posted By monkfish72
Managed to get a morning and an afternoon, guess...

Managed to get a morning and an afternoon, guess something's else switched theirs to a morning slot

Now just slinky to bag...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 26 Apr 19, 07:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,530
Posted By monkfish72
I'm all over it - I've been looking at the...

I'm all over it - I've been looking at the pictures and it looks insane - in the best possible way - 29 mins from Windsor Hills - that'll do :tongue:
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 26 Apr 19, 11:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,530
Posted By monkfish72
Yes I saw Woodsby's - looks great - one of the...

Yes I saw Woodsby's - looks great - one of the few that seemed to pop up in my searches - it's what got me thinking there has to be some that are nearer where I was staying

Squeezy ketchup bottles...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 26 Apr 19, 10:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,530
Posted By monkfish72
Yes in the UK we obviously have Pizza Hut,...

Yes in the UK we obviously have Pizza Hut, Frankie and Benny's and the like but then a whole load of pubs/gastro pubs and smaller one site only restaurants that don't all look the same and don't all...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 26 Apr 19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 25,856
Posted By monkfish72
just what I was looking for - in fact I posted a...

just what I was looking for - in fact I posted a new thread looking for something like this - another vote to make this a sticky!
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 26 Apr 19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,530
Posted By monkfish72
thank you - Manny's looks exactly what I was...

thank you - Manny's looks exactly what I was looking for - will check out some of the others
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 26 Apr 19, 08:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,530
Posted By monkfish72
Is it all restaurant chains? No 'family run' diners?

First trip to the US and whilst I am going to be using the restaurant chains - Longhorns and Sweet Tomatoes sound great it would be nice to find something a little different

Is it all restaurant...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 28 Mar 19, 02:33 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 17,365
Posted By monkfish72
absolutely ridiculous decision, segregate smoking...

absolutely ridiculous decision, segregate smoking areas by all means, but a ban?

I'm overweight and it may kill me eventually, bet Disney does not think twice about selling me some on the...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 21 Feb 19, 03:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 900
Posted By monkfish72
Mobile It's shameful and disgusting to be honest

It's shameful and disgusting to be honest
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 13 Feb 19, 01:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 448
Posted By monkfish72
I go on May 28th with the exact same - 4 adults -...

I go on May 28th with the exact same - 4 adults - 2 children (spookily 9 and 6 as well) and we are also going to Miami

We have booked a Dodge Caravan (or similar) - if you can wait a bit I will...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 14 Jan 19, 12:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 469
Posted By monkfish72
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tqOSJOnDleo ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tqOSJOnDleo

mixed opinions from Tim - not as good as scuba diving seems to be his opinion - but if you have never been scuba diving/dont want to go scuba diving it...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 11 Jan 19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,356
Posted By monkfish72
Didn't know this existed - looks great - but I'm...

Didn't know this existed - looks great - but I'm not sure what day we are doing Busch yet (early June)

Does it sell out or will we be ok booking the night before?
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 4 Jan 19, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By monkfish72
I've gone with them - again they were cheapest -...

I've gone with them - again they were cheapest - open to corrections from others but they are just an agent - so once you have booked your contract is with the car hire company - in my case Alamo -...
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