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Forum: General Chat 17 Feb 20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 26,685
Posted By stupet11
The sad thing about this is, despite all the...

The sad thing about this is, despite all the mental health campaigns raising awareness etc I fear it is really making little difference. I hope it's just early days, but our drive to be a more caring...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 17 Feb 20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 770
Posted By stupet11
Mobile Not for us last July, luckily, I prob would hit...

Not for us last July, luckily, I prob would hit anyone jumping out on me!

Glad someone mentioned about going outside...we did it first time but not next 2 and I could figure out how that worked,...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 14 Feb 20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 599
Posted By stupet11
Thanks for the responses. Yes, for a special...

Thanks for the responses.

Yes, for a special b'day maybe doing something you know you will love is best. Can do new stuff later - without kids (I am not convinced my 16 year old daughter might not...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 13 Feb 20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 599
Posted By stupet11
POFQ is a good shout - we have stayed at POR and...

POFQ is a good shout - we have stayed at POR and visited. I could do late Nov for 5 days+
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 13 Feb 20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 599
Posted By stupet11
Mobile Hmmm... if I transpose my 50 I do get my mental...

Hmmm... if I transpose my 50 I do get my mental age...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 13 Feb 20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 599
Posted By stupet11
Mobile Early Dec a good shout, we might be able to...

Early Dec a good shout, we might be able to squeeze that in...not done Disney Xmas.

I too though I was 28, then I made the mistake of looking in the mirror. Didn't end well for anyone. Especially...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 13 Feb 20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 599
Posted By stupet11
50th birthday trip...help!

There was a terrible and irreversible mistake on my birth certificate, and turns out I am 50 at the end of this year. (I feel much older!).

Looking for ideas - especially when to go...for a...
Forum: General Chat 11 Feb 20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,560
Posted By stupet11
Mobile Snappits. Used to buy from the joke...

Snappits.

Used to buy from the joke shop...in the city was a massive joke shop with all sorts of stuff, fake dog Pooh, fart powder, sweets that turned your mouth blue...

Anyway, snappits,...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 8 Feb 20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 491
Posted By stupet11
Lovely day. Weird - I can navigate every...

Lovely day.

Weird - I can navigate every park without a map, i can do tin my head now, apart from Seaworldand it's barely changed (route wise) in the 10 years we have been going!
Forum: Tickets 7 Feb 20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By stupet11
Actually, you can nip into DC before you are due...

Actually, you can nip into DC before you are due to go, and get your ID cards - if you have spare 10 minutes (just don't go early morning when everyone is checking in for their visit!) - this saves...
Forum: Tickets 7 Feb 20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By stupet11
Any order is fine. Once you have been to DC...

Any order is fine.

Once you have been to DC you can use the ID card they give you, until then you scan your paper bar code you get.
Forum: Accommodation 7 Feb 20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 513
Posted By stupet11
We have stayed at POR (previously done OKW) I...

We have stayed at POR (previously done OKW) I have not been to CB - looks lovely though!

At POR we were near a large quite pool, also where the laundry was, very handy. I loved the main pool,...
Forum: General Chat 7 Feb 20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By stupet11
Garden Office

I am trying to get quotes for the following - ant advice on the build and thoughts on costs appreciated!

Disposal on single garage / shed, with asbestos panels and corrugated roof.

Build...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 6 Feb 20, 09:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 237
Posted By stupet11
Yes - my daughter had a kids pizza and we used 2...

Yes - my daughter had a kids pizza and we used 2 TS credits! Don't do that...!
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 6 Feb 20, 09:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 811
Posted By stupet11
We love this ride. Great when fireworks are going...

We love this ride. Great when fireworks are going off if you want a quiet time.

Has drops I can handle...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 6 Feb 20, 09:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,204
Posted By stupet11
We are early starters - and try to fit in three...

We are early starters - and try to fit in three meals there!

I think if you get there early you will have more choice when you do your dolphin swim?

We don't pick sun beds for the day - we...
Forum: General Chat 6 Feb 20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 542
Posted By stupet11
So - builder 1) replied to day saying the window...

So - builder 1) replied to day saying the window is coming in tomorrow and we are booked in for fitting 24th Feb.

Happy to forgive his lack of managing my expectations if he does a good job!
...
Forum: General Chat 6 Feb 20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 542
Posted By stupet11
Thanks - that's why we jumped on the guy who...

Thanks - that's why we jumped on the guy who actually turned up and agreed for him to do the work.

I would appreciate if people did message and say sorry to busy, or not the type of job they are...
Forum: General Chat 6 Feb 20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 542
Posted By stupet11
Thanks for advice, I will ask how it's coming...

Thanks for advice, I will ask how it's coming along, and go from there.

Yeah, cases / frames gone too sadly.

Hmmm, will think about lead option. Thanks.
Forum: General Chat 6 Feb 20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 542
Posted By stupet11
No - 2 didn't respond - so we ended up going with...

No - 2 didn't respond - so we ended up going with one who actually came! I know... 3 quotes... just was dragging on.
Forum: General Chat 6 Feb 20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 542
Posted By stupet11
Yes - that's where we got builder 1) from! ...

Yes - that's where we got builder 1) from!
Builder 2) recommended by a friend.
Forum: Polls 6 Feb 20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,825
Posted By stupet11
I hire a gym hall from a school in the evenings. ...

I hire a gym hall from a school in the evenings.

The state it is left in is atrocious. And the damage done to PE equipment makes me think they are not children but wild animals.

We are told we...
Forum: General Chat 6 Feb 20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 542
Posted By stupet11
Building advice

So hard to know whats what if you don't have a builder you know well and can trust...any advice on following:

1) had a full quote done for new bay window as double glazing blown, and condensation...
Forum: Itineraries 5 Feb 20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 752
Posted By stupet11
I think the busy day guide is a good start point...

I think the busy day guide is a good start point.

If you pick which days are best on what day, then everything else, meals, rides, rest days / other activities can fit into that?

We look at...
Forum: General Trip Planning 5 Feb 20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,004
Posted By stupet11
We went at Easter for 2/3 days, and the ice rink...

We went at Easter for 2/3 days, and the ice rink was still open in Central Park.

We walked / taxi / uber to sights without paying to do / go in anything.

Staten Island Ferry is free and a...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 5 Feb 20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,693
Posted By stupet11
We have been 8 times in August. I can only...

We have been 8 times in August.

I can only recall two days where it rained before 12pm, hurricane related, one time we did Mall and Cinema for a rest day, the other we went to Universal, where...
Forum: General Chat 5 Feb 20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,904
Posted By stupet11
Electronic - Getting Away With It (seems to sum...

Electronic - Getting Away With It (seems to sum up my life!)

I deny the 70's (as parents chose the music I grew up to!) and wallow in 80's synth pop (my teen years) - and this is a mash up from...
Forum: General Chat 4 Feb 20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,729
Posted By stupet11
Our local post office are unbelievably...

Our local post office are unbelievably patronising, especially to older customers, rude and condescending.

They recently won regional award for top sub post office.

It's all in the training I...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 3 Feb 20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 261
Posted By stupet11
Done twice on DDP. First time we were in...

Done twice on DDP.

First time we were in 7-7.30pm slot, and went to see fwks and came back for desert.

2nd time so limited availability, we got a booking for 9.30pm - so went up 10 mins before...
Forum: TV and Film 3 Feb 20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,737
Posted By stupet11
Think I am going to give up. Don't like...

Think I am going to give up.

Don't like Bradley Walsh in anything - other than the trip round the US he is doing with his son.

Dr Who shouldn't be slapstick! It's a bit like Scooby Doo with a...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 3 Feb 20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By stupet11
If they are on site for entire holiday, I'd not...

If they are on site for entire holiday, I'd not worry about getting to MK so early and getting to front of lines - should be able to get all fast passes they want during their stay.

I would have...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 30 Jan 20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,307
Posted By stupet11
We always stay over in Miami first night ...

We always stay over in Miami first night

This year we stayed near Dolphin Mall, which was nice to wander around shops and use food hall.

We make it to Orlando by lunchtime, so you can still get...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 30 Jan 20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,144
Posted By stupet11
Oh yes, jogs my memory - this is very...

Oh yes, jogs my memory - this is very Representative of our visit:

https://allears.net/2019/06/07/magic-kingdoms-villains-after-hours-brings-disneys-devils-out-at-dark/
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 30 Jan 20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,144
Posted By stupet11
I don't recall much villains theme / decorations...

I don't recall much villains theme / decorations really- some merch and food, a different show and they unleashed the dragon...Space Mountain had a theme (I think it was just in the dark...not sure...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 29 Jan 20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 481
Posted By stupet11
Travel Lodge London Farringdon - not stayed their...

Travel Lodge London Farringdon - not stayed their yet, but 40 inc unlimited breakfast.

It's a tube ride from Kings Cross.
Forum: Guest Services 29 Jan 20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 460
Posted By stupet11
My son uses one for his Uni work (English...

My son uses one for his Uni work (English Literature & Creative Writing).

He has another 2 PC's for gaming - so it wouldn't do for that, but is perfect for Uni (he manged to drop it and break it...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 28 Jan 20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,144
Posted By stupet11
Oh yes - I just meant for those not wanting to...

Oh yes - I just meant for those not wanting to do special events!
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 28 Jan 20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,144
Posted By stupet11
Thank you - seems a bit much having both at same...

Thank you - seems a bit much having both at same time, but will use to our advantage if we can.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 28 Jan 20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,286
Posted By stupet11
A yes form me - we always fit in DC, we only ever...

A yes form me - we always fit in DC, we only ever do 2 weeks, and it's always the best day of the holiday (we don't do dolphin swim anymore - people say there are better dolphin encounter experiences...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 28 Jan 20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,144
Posted By stupet11
I read on another post it's still on even when...

I read on another post it's still on even when MNSSHP is on - we are going in August, if so I think we will do After Hours again.

The drinks were bottles - coke products / water, ice creams were...
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