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Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 09:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,523
Posted By Animagus
Hard shell all the way. We always buy Tripp...

Hard shell all the way. We always buy Tripp cases (they are permanently on offer too). I know they weigh a bit more but, when you're talking Florida, the clothes don't weigh that much anyway!
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 09:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,897
Posted By Animagus
Another PE hater here. I often forged notes and...

Another PE hater here. I often forged notes and made up a whole catalogue of (I'm sure - highly dubious) reasons why I couldn't participate.
PE lessons were so much more humiliating then than...
Forum: Reports and Reviews for Dining and Restaurants 20 Jul 19, 08:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,418
Posted By Animagus
Great story about the title. Looking forward to...

Great story about the title. Looking forward to reading along. :grin:
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 20 Jul 19, 07:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By Animagus
We had the All Day Dining included with our...

We had the All Day Dining included with our ticket in 2017. We didnt rate it at all. The best snacks werent included, only a few restaurants and the quality was very poor (even by theme park...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 20 Jul 19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By Animagus
In May, Studios had: Crush, Ratatouille,...

In May, Studios had: Crush, Ratatouille, Parachute Drop, Rock n Roller Coaster (closing early Sep) and TOT. Definitely worth using EMH in there. We got lots of re-rides and made it on Crush 3 days...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 20 Jul 19, 06:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By Animagus
Definitely tell your DH to do single rider. We...

Definitely tell your DH to do single rider. We practically walked on Ratatouille in May but the standby was 65 mins!

If Mickey and The Magician is still playing, that is a must see. Really...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 18 Jul 19, 10:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By Animagus
A couple of years since we did it but, if I...

A couple of years since we did it but, if I remember correctly, there is a set menu with 4 or 5 choices each for starters (appetisers)and mains (entrees). The dessert was a trio of puddings - no...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 18 Jul 19, 10:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,440
Posted By Animagus
Im in agreement with other posters. Definitely...

Im in agreement with other posters. Definitely FP Test Track.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 18 Jul 19, 10:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,373
Posted By Animagus
If you love water rides, IOA has three brilliant...

If you love water rides, IOA has three brilliant ones: Dudley Do Right, Popeye and Jurassic Park. Plan to ride them all on the same day and either take spare clothes or plan around popping back to...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 18 Jul 19, 07:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 777
Posted By Animagus
Nightmare morning, but you made up for it later...

Nightmare morning, but you made up for it later in the day.
We also loved Rivers of Light and definitely want to see it again. The whole experience is more relaxing than Fantasmic (which we also...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 12 Jul 19, 10:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 553
Posted By Animagus
Your comments echo those Ive seen elsewhere...

Your comments echo those Ive seen elsewhere regarding crowds, wait times, peoples attitudes etc.

Add the heat and humidity into the mix and patience wears rather thin.

We have a trip next...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 12 Jul 19, 09:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 459
Posted By Animagus
I know exactly what you mean about MK becoming a...

I know exactly what you mean about MK becoming a bit much. Weve only ever stayed late to watch the fireworks, not really done many rides. Good tip though.
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 12 Jul 19, 09:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 525
Posted By Animagus
I definitely wouldnt queue 90 minutes for Kali...

I definitely wouldnt queue 90 minutes for Kali River Rapids. I dont think its rubbish but it isnt worth that.
We like a lot of the snack type foods at AK. Mr Kamals falafel, houmous and pitta...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 11 Jul 19, 09:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,080
Posted By Animagus
How disappointing for you all. I know rides have...

How disappointing for you all. I know rides have technical issues but you cant help being disappointed when a headline ride (or three) goes tech.
The crowds and the heat wont have helped. I...
Forum: General Chat 8 Jul 19, 11:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 821
Posted By Animagus
Id endorse what others have said. They do take...

Id endorse what others have said. They do take a bit of getting used to. I felt quite headachy at first and couldnt keep them on for very long. Im now on my second prescribed pair and wear them...
Forum: General Chat 8 Jul 19, 11:07 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 19,878
Posted By Animagus
Good to hear you have a couple of really positive...

Good to hear you have a couple of really positive things to focus on. The swimming will give you physical and mental benefits and the puppy looks gorgeous. Yoshi is very cute. Are you a Super Mario...
Forum: General Chat 8 Jul 19, 11:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 892
Posted By Animagus
A nice surprise! Definitely a great story to...

A nice surprise! Definitely a great story to share. I imagine that sort of thing is pretty rare. I love the fact you werent expecting it. Makes it all the more special. :grin:
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 8 Jul 19, 08:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,165
Posted By Animagus
What a lovely photo of your girls at the end...

What a lovely photo of your girls at the end there.

This sounds like a really nice thing to do for the day. Your choice of hotel looked good and suited everybodys needs. A lot of your holiday...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 8 Jul 19, 08:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,069
Posted By Animagus
Weve never been to Aquatica but our next trip...

Weve never been to Aquatica but our next trip will be Universal and the SeaWorld parks only so we will definitely visit. The cabana looks nice. Im not mad on water parks so could be tempted by...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 8 Jul 19, 12:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,147
Posted By Animagus
I know what you mean about the slower start. Its...

I know what you mean about the slower start. Its always me chomping at the bit to get going. Im not really a pool person but DD would happily spend some time each day in the water.

The...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 7 Jul 19, 11:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 778
Posted By Animagus
Weve tried breakfast and dinner at The Leaky...

Weve tried breakfast and dinner at The Leaky Cauldron on two separate visits. The food really isnt anything special (but DH was impressed he could get proper HP sauce with his breakfast). ...
Forum: Latest 7 Jul 19, 11:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 14,842
Posted By Animagus
Thanks for sharing your experience. Im up for...

Thanks for sharing your experience. Im up for trying this when we visit next year.
Forum: General Chat 5 Jul 19, 10:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,299
Posted By Animagus
What a horrible experience. I can understand...

What a horrible experience. I can understand your reluctance to pursue it further but think I might have done. In fact, Im not sure Id have kept my cool at all. Disgraceful behaviour.
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 2 Jul 19, 11:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,339
Posted By Animagus
We are huge fans of the water rides at IOA too...

We are huge fans of the water rides at IOA too. :grin:
You got loads done again.
I didnt realise Spider-Man had an on-ride photo. Must check that out next time.
We were underwhelmed by Kong...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 30 Jun 19, 04:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,907
Posted By Animagus
We love Universal, but Im with you on The...

We love Universal, but Im with you on The Simpsons ride. Not in a hurry to repeat that one; it made me feel quite ill (and I dont get motion sickness).
Antojitos looks great. One to add to the...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 30 Jun 19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 388
Posted By Animagus
Hi We only did a single day at SW and the all...

Hi
We only did a single day at SW and the all day dining was included. If Im honest, I wouldnt pay for it. You cannot eat at all the food outlets and, in my opinion, the better sounding places...
Forum: General Chat 30 Jun 19, 12:12 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,809
Posted By Animagus
Ive also found myself wondering if the people...

Ive also found myself wondering if the people next to me in a ride queue, a restaurant, on the bus etc are dibbers. Ive overheard snippets of conversation that lead me to believe they might be,...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Jun 19, 11:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,012
Posted By Animagus
First trip - 9 nights on I-Drive, 5 at Cabana Bay...

First trip - 9 nights on I-Drive, 5 at Cabana Bay (which definitely felt like a step up - it was only a year old at the time) did both WDW and Universal parks and loved every second. Lots of early...
Forum: Latest 15 Jun 19, 10:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,595
Posted By Animagus
Wow! Hats off to Rachhh for queuing all that...

Wow! Hats off to Rachhh for queuing all that time and thanks for your insight into what that experience was actually like. Thank goodness you felt it was worth it. That experience isn't for...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 9 Jun 19, 09:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 668
Posted By Animagus
Could almost have written this myself! No...

Could almost have written this myself!
No need to plan to the extent you do for WDW. That said, if you want to eat at any table service places, you are best to book in advance. You can phone 60...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 9 Jun 19, 09:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 713
Posted By Animagus
Ill second what others have said, just use the...

Ill second what others have said, just use the fountains. Nice and cold and no weird aftertaste. :grin:
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 9 Jun 19, 09:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 620
Posted By Animagus
Hi. Some character meets have a photographer...

Hi. Some character meets have a photographer present and, occasionally, they put a photographer up near the castle but it is nothing like the WDW photo offerings.

We didnt get one, so Im not...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 7 Jun 19, 07:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 728
Posted By Animagus
I agree with a pp that Hulk is a fantastic...

I agree with a pp that Hulk is a fantastic coaster and a smooth ride. Nice secure harness but it does go upside down and the launch is amazing.

If youre not quite ready for that, the new...
Forum: Accommodation 7 Jun 19, 07:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 748
Posted By Animagus
That sounds like a good plan 😄. As you are close...

That sounds like a good plan 😄. As you are close by, it still might be worth checking the day before, just in case they still have rooms they want to shift.😄
Forum: Accommodation 6 Jun 19, 09:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 748
Posted By Animagus
Im afraid so. The general rule with PI is the...

Im afraid so. The general rule with PI is the earlier you book, the better the deal. As others have said, they do fluctuate a bit but your high price is due to being close to the date. I dont...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 6 Jun 19, 09:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,026
Posted By Animagus
Plenty of food for thought here. Id echo what...

Plenty of food for thought here. Id echo what some of the pps have said and discuss the options with your family.
We have had two holidays where we did both Disney and Universal. DD was 8 and...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 6 Jun 19, 08:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,207
Posted By Animagus
Dont worry, these offers come round pretty...

Dont worry, these offers come round pretty frequently. They are always posted on The Dibb :grin:
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 6 Jun 19, 08:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,316
Posted By Animagus
Fingers crossed you get a go before heading home...

Fingers crossed you get a go before heading home. This is top of my must do list for next year (no Disney) :grin:
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Reports 5 Jun 19, 11:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,653
Posted By Animagus
How lovely to have a bonus trip. :grin: You...

How lovely to have a bonus trip. :grin:
You obviously made the right call to hit the park even in the rain as you got loads done.

Charlie looks like he had a ball! You must be so excited for...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 5 Jun 19, 08:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,186
Posted By Animagus
We didnt have a meal plan but we really enjoyed...

We didnt have a meal plan but we really enjoyed Captain Jacks. All our starters and main dishes were plentiful and really tasty. We werent as keen on our desserts. Fun setting and atmosphere in...
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