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Forum: Theme Parks Florida 22 Nov 21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,432
Posted By Nimbus
Perhaps dan223 was thinking of the first couple...

Perhaps dan223 was thinking of the first couple of ride vehicles that turned up at MK at the end of 2019? Or the vehicle with extensions for verifying rider clearance that turned up about 2 and a...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 22 Nov 21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 9,931
Posted By Nimbus
But surely preventing something from happening is...

But surely preventing something from happening is better than treating something after it has happened?

In both cases, a person will be injected with a substance that the person doesn't know much...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 22 Nov 21, 03:20 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 24,753
Posted By Nimbus
Yes, agreed. There are several variables and...

Yes, agreed.

There are several variables and they can and do change things differently for different families. If a family doesn't do rope drop, doesn't want to pay to skip the queues at all, goes...
Forum: Tickets 22 Nov 21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,783
Posted By Nimbus
Yes, I was going to mention that this statement...

Yes, I was going to mention that this statement from FloridaTix and OAT mentioned earlier was a bit misleading:



These e-tickets aren't really gate ready. Potentially they are if you've already...
Forum: Tickets 22 Nov 21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By Nimbus
As posted on your other thread, if you really...

As posted on your other thread, if you really want to save some money you could consider getting 5-day or 7-day Base tickets from American sellers, like UndercoverTourist.com or...
Forum: Tickets 22 Nov 21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 526
Posted By Nimbus
If you just want 5 day Disney tickets and aren't...

If you just want 5 day Disney tickets and aren't bothered with park hopping or the waterparks then you could consider getting the American 5-day Base tickets from somewhere like UndercoverTourist:
...
Forum: Tickets 22 Nov 21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,783
Posted By Nimbus
You can pick up plastic tickets from the Will...

You can pick up plastic tickets from the Will Call ticket desks outside the parks. Just show them your printed e-tickets / Will Call voucher.

See the following, for example:...
Forum: Tickets 22 Nov 21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,783
Posted By Nimbus
Even if you buy tickets from Disney you won't...

Even if you buy tickets from Disney you won't receive "real" tickets. You'll get e-tickets that you link to your Disney account. Disney doesn't send out any tickets any more.

You can go to the...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 22 Nov 21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 748
Posted By Nimbus
Well, other than weekends being generally busier...

Well, other than weekends being generally busier because more locals will visit, then there are no particular busier days.

There are busier periods though. So around Christmas, Easter and...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 22 Nov 21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 24,753
Posted By Nimbus
Well, unless you go at a quieter time of year,...

Well, unless you go at a quieter time of year, like September. In the latter half of August and throughout September the wait times were really short and paying for LLs wasn't really necessary for...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 22 Nov 21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By Nimbus
Everyone needs to book a reservation for the...

Everyone needs to book a reservation for the first park that they plan to visit each day. Once you've visited that first prebooked park, you can then park hop to any other park after 2pm. You don't...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 22 Nov 21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,432
Posted By Nimbus
Yeah, they may be trying to get it out within the...

Yeah, they may be trying to get it out within the 18 month anniversary window, so maybe early Spring 2023? :confused2

Still not sure what's taking them so long though. It shouldn't take another 16...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 22 Nov 21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,217
Posted By Nimbus
Yeah, better than no news at all, I suppose...

Yeah, better than no news at all, I suppose. :thumbs-up
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 22 Nov 21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 623
Posted By Nimbus
Considering the complete lack of any news...

Considering the complete lack of any news regarding this area, I doubt they will close it any time soon. Dinosaur, Triceratops Spin and the dino digs play area will remain. Sadly Primeval Whirl has...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 18 Nov 21, 01:55 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 24,753
Posted By Nimbus
I wouldn't expect Disney to explain about...

I wouldn't expect Disney to explain about stacking.

Arguably, there's a bit with the stacking that sounds like a little bug in the system which Disney may not have been aware of. That aside, the...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Nov 21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 9,750
Views: 926,394
Posted By Nimbus
Oh definitely. We have about as many daily...

Oh definitely.

We have about as many daily cases now as we did around the end of last year (current 7-day average is about what it was on 26th Dec 2020). But if you look at the number of daily...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 16 Nov 21, 06:42 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 24,753
Posted By Nimbus
For AK, Genie+ is only really useful for Na'Vi...

For AK, Genie+ is only really useful for Na'Vi River Journey and Kilimanjaro Safaris based on wait times. At Epcot, it's really only useful for Test Track and Soarin'. So Genie+ is probably not worth...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 16 Nov 21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,345
Posted By Nimbus
Yes, that was back when the ticket was just for...

Yes, that was back when the ticket was just for one theme park, with far less attractions, no fastpasses, no access to waterparks/mini-golf, no Memory Maker, no park hopping, etc. Also when less...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Nov 21, 05:38 PM
Replies: 9,750
Views: 926,394
Posted By Nimbus
I thought the fact that there are many people who...

I thought the fact that there are many people who haven't had it (yet) is one of the reasons that would be used by some as to why we still have to be somewhat careful. Or, at least, with many people...
Forum: Tickets 16 Nov 21, 04:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By Nimbus
In fairness, often you are getting a deal. Some...

In fairness, often you are getting a deal. Some ticket sellers bundle the two tickets together and sell them at a single price which is cheaper than buying them separately, albeit perhaps only by a...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 16 Nov 21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,763
Posted By Nimbus
You're right there there have been hardly any...

You're right there there have been hardly any cases. But there are some. Filming on big thrill rides is not necessary for a person's enjoyment. If stopping people from filming on the big thrill rides...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 16 Nov 21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 24,753
Posted By Nimbus
No, that doesn't seem to be the case now. Just as...

No, that doesn't seem to be the case now. Just as you still have to book your visit to a few locations here in the UK even though restrictions on numbers have lifted, the same is true for Disney...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 16 Nov 21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 898
Posted By Nimbus
You don't have to get up at 7am to book Genie+...

You don't have to get up at 7am to book Genie+ fastpasses for the rides. No one is forcing you. That's just when the window opens. You can choose to book things later, just be aware that people might...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 16 Nov 21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,345
Posted By Nimbus
Looking at my ticket prices spreadsheet, Disney...

Looking at my ticket prices spreadsheet, Disney tickets were 'officially' 330 back in 2016. That's probably what I paid because I stayed onsite - others might have managed to get a cheaper deal by...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 15 Nov 21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,345
Posted By Nimbus
Yes, although it depends on what you mean by...

Yes, although it depends on what you mean by "devaluing the product".

Disney have removed a bunch of onsite benefits, started charging for their fastpass replacement, don't currently have big...
Forum: TV and Film 15 Nov 21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,123
Posted By Nimbus
Yeah, I have to agree that the third episode was...

Yeah, I have to agree that the third episode was a bit of a head scratcher at times. It feels like Chris C is deliberately trying to confuse us all. I'm still enjoying it though, even if this week's...
Forum: TV and Film 15 Nov 21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 630
Views: 39,263
Posted By Nimbus
Not sure what you meant by the phrase "lady man...

Not sure what you meant by the phrase "lady man standing" or whether that was a typo?

Anyway, DW and I watched Jungle Cruise at the weekend. We enjoyed it. It wasn't amazing or anything like that,...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 15 Nov 21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,345
Posted By Nimbus
If they don't pass on additional costs then it...

If they don't pass on additional costs then it will eat into any profits they would make on the sale of food. Reduced profits is not what most successful businesses want. So, yes, a successful...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 15 Nov 21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,763
Posted By Nimbus
There were two cases at Universal on Duelling...

There were two cases at Universal on Duelling Dragons - both within a month of one another. Which was why they closed DD for a while and then reopened it without it duelling and stopping people...
Forum: Tickets 15 Nov 21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,014
Posted By Nimbus
Yes. We spend most of our days at the parks -...

Yes. We spend most of our days at the parks - probably 12 days in total. But we don't spend all of those 12 at Disney. Nor do we spend 12 days at Universal or Seaworld/BG/AQ.

So I was looking at...
Forum: Tickets 15 Nov 21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By Nimbus
As already mentioned, if you are buying the...

As already mentioned, if you are buying the Disney tickets separately and not part of a package then you can choose when the tickets should start. You can choose them to start on your travel day, or...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 15 Nov 21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,651
Posted By Nimbus
Well, they did have plans to add some attractions...

Well, they did have plans to add some attractions to Epcot before the pandemic hit and there were probably going to be other announcements of things coming to Epcot. There was a serious amount of...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 15 Nov 21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,763
Posted By Nimbus
Ambulances aren't queuing up, but people have...

Ambulances aren't queuing up, but people have been seriously injured on some thrill rides due to objects (like cameras) coming loose and hitting someone else. Not to mention that even if items come...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 15 Nov 21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,763
Posted By Nimbus
Selfie sticks are banned at Disney and they are...

Selfie sticks are banned at Disney and they are also banned on all rides and attractions at Universal and Seaworld parks. Therefore, any stick that could impede your line of sight* on a ride is...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 15 Nov 21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 733
Posted By Nimbus
Buying a 1 day ticket for a Disney park or...

Buying a 1 day ticket for a Disney park or Universal park is going to end up being quite expensive. Although, if money was no object, I'd buy a 1 day hopper for Disney and try to fit a couple of...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 15 Nov 21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,432
Posted By Nimbus
A while back I was predicting that Tron would...

A while back I was predicting that Tron would open in Spring (April/May) next year. However, although Disney has commented on GOTG: Cosmic Rewind opening next year, they haven't said anything about...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 15 Nov 21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,572
Posted By Nimbus
There's three types of LL capacity and this is...

There's three types of LL capacity and this is only talking about one of those.

There's the capacity regarding how many guests will have bought an LL - either Genie+ (for tier 2 rides) for ILLS...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 Nov 21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 9,931
Posted By Nimbus
Thanks. I thought it nicely reflected your use of...

Thanks. I thought it nicely reflected your use of the term "horrendous side effects". :grin: And it is deadly, let's not forget that. Having the vaccine significantly reduces that risk but it's still...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 12 Nov 21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,651
Posted By Nimbus
I suppose it depends on how you look at it. ...

I suppose it depends on how you look at it.

Yes, on the one hand, Disney has been unsuccessful in getting the majority of its guests to buy Genie+. On the other hand, Disney is now making a lot...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 12 Nov 21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,651
Posted By Nimbus
It may be that in a year or two's time they hit...

It may be that in a year or two's time they hit that point where price increases start having an effect and the crowds lessen. Perhaps the rumoured reduction in portion sizes might do it? ;) Or maybe...
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