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Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 06:10 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 60,636
Posted By Nimbus
Yes. But we're still 4th. And a long way behind...

Yes. But we're still 4th. And a long way behind the domestic market. So I expect them to prioritise the first 3 first and worry about us later.

I mean, they're going to have to restrict their...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 06:06 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 60,636
Posted By Nimbus
I think a bigger worry for people due to go in 5...

I think a bigger worry for people due to go in 5 weeks is more the concern over whether they are able to fly or not and/or have to self isolate.

We currently know almost all there is to know...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 05:43 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 60,636
Posted By Nimbus
It's estimated that less than 10% of visitors to...

It's estimated that less than 10% of visitors to Orlando are international visitors. UK guests make up around 2% of visitors to Florida.

Given that Disney won't know when UK and European guests...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 05:30 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 60,636
Posted By Nimbus
BTW, it just goes to show that you can't trust...

BTW, it just goes to show that you can't trust anything you read on social media. Lots of people were adamant that we'd get another statement from Disney on Monday. But we didn't.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 05:27 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 60,636
Posted By Nimbus
Clearly it's taking them awhile. There's...

Clearly it's taking them awhile.

There's still over another 5 weeks until the parks reopen, so they may think there's no rush to release any more info this soon.

BTW, what info are you waiting...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 03:05 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 60,636
Posted By Nimbus
I can't see how RnRC can run at 100%. The rows...

I can't see how RnRC can run at 100%. The rows are less that 2m apart. They can probably run at 50% and fill every other row.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 02:59 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 60,636
Posted By Nimbus
Erm, we have received a quick note saying just...

Erm, we have received a quick note saying just that. Did you not get the email from Disney saying exactly what you just said? Plus it's on the Disneyworld UK website.
Forum: TV and Film Yesterday, 02:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 608
Posted By Nimbus
The one with the man with no face is from series...

The one with the man with no face is from series 2 serial/story 4.

There were 4 series in all, but 6 stories in total. That is, 2 stories in the first series, 2 stories in the second series, then...
Forum: Current Issues Forum Yesterday, 02:44 PM
Replies: 969
Views: 173,658
Posted By Nimbus
Sadly, it looks like the rain has already...

Sadly, it looks like the rain has already arrived. Just in time for when we are allowed to meet with other families outdoors and go to outdoor markets.

Ah, sometimes you have to think that God has...
Forum: Current Issues Forum Yesterday, 02:34 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,141
Posted By Nimbus
That's because Covid-19 only arrived and became...

That's because Covid-19 only arrived and became established in the UK around late Feb - early March this year. If it had arrived in the UK in October/November 2019 then the peak might've been much...
Forum: Current Issues Forum Yesterday, 02:15 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,141
Posted By Nimbus
Yes, I think most people realise that the numbers...

Yes, I think most people realise that the numbers announced are not the number of people who have actually died in the last 24 hours but just the number registered.

Otherwise, the experts would be...
Forum: Tickets 3 Jun 20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 830
Posted By Nimbus
It's difficult to predict the future at the best...

It's difficult to predict the future at the best of times so please take what I say with a pinch of salt.

I would guess that flights will have restarted by September. The hotels will almost...
Forum: Tickets 3 Jun 20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 830
Posted By Nimbus
I would say that, as they are cancelling your...

I would say that, as they are cancelling your tickets, then they should provide a full refund of any deposit paid and no additional charge.

But this is just a random person's view. I'm not a legal...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 3 Jun 20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,742
Posted By Nimbus
Yes. So there are 4 parks at WDW. So, maybe...

Yes. So there are 4 parks at WDW. So, maybe you'll be able to book 4 parks in 6 days, rather than 1. :confused2

I'll also add that WDW gets more visitors than Shanghai. So the reservations for MK...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 3 Jun 20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,742
Posted By Nimbus
The bit about paying off the balance is in...

The bit about paying off the balance is in regards to ticket-only bookings with third-party suppliers. It shouldn't impact those with a package including free dining.

I don't believe there is any...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 3 Jun 20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 1,618
Views: 150,307
Posted By Nimbus
For many years, probably the #2 compliant of...

For many years, probably the #2 compliant of visitors (just below cost) was the crowds at Disney. The parks were almost always too busy and getting busier every year.

Well, looking at the positive...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 3 Jun 20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 60,636
Posted By Nimbus
Yes, but remember that the rides will also be run...

Yes, but remember that the rides will also be run at 25% capacity too. For example, they won't be able to cram lots of people into the boats on POTC - only one family per boat.

And there will be...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 3 Jun 20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 60,636
Posted By Nimbus
In the email I got it said that following the...

In the email I got it said that following the announcement of the reopening of the Disney parks in July they would provide additional details regarding the changes to your booking once they have...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 2 Jun 20, 09:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 717
Posted By Nimbus
Existing dining reservations and fastpasses have...

Existing dining reservations and fastpasses have been cancelled. The fastpass system will remain suspended as they are using the additional queue space to manage capacity. Dining reservations are...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 2 Jun 20, 09:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,742
Posted By Nimbus
With the park reservation system it could be one...

With the park reservation system it could be one park per week (or every 6 days like it is at Shanghai). Or perhaps one park every other day.

If they are significantly limiting numbers of guests...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 2 Jun 20, 09:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 728
Posted By Nimbus
Considering Disney have confirmed that fireworks,...

Considering Disney have confirmed that fireworks, parades, shows, and character meets have been cancelled I canít see whatís left to enjoy at one of these parties? ;)

And as they will have to...
Forum: Tickets 2 Jun 20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 757
Posted By Nimbus
Yeah, this is just about getting the tickets. ...

Yeah, this is just about getting the tickets.

The park reservation system is a whole different topic. In order to reserve a slot you've got to have park tickets beforehand. Other than that, we...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 2 Jun 20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 16,577
Posted By Nimbus
They could just offer nothing. They don't have to...

They could just offer nothing. They don't have to offer anything. They could just say either accept the new package or get a full refund.

A 35% reduction in the room rate is better than the free...
Forum: Polls, Puzzles & Quizzes 2 Jun 20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,613
Posted By Nimbus
Fair enough. To me, they don't look that...

Fair enough.

To me, they don't look that different. Just the 3 columns merged into one. Which I slightly prefer and saves some space (although tbh both look fine). They both show the same info.
Forum: Current Issues Forum 2 Jun 20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,141
Posted By Nimbus
True. But telling us exactly how it's defined...

True. But telling us exactly how it's defined would be meaningless to most people. In broad terms, you take the numbers of new cases in a certain recent period (eg. the last 24 hours) and divide by...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 2 Jun 20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 1,618
Views: 150,307
Posted By Nimbus
There's a lot of evidence that states people can...

There's a lot of evidence that states people can have the virus but be asymptomatic or have very minor symptoms (and therefore not notice they have it).

And, of course, there will be some people...
Forum: Tickets 2 Jun 20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 757
Posted By Nimbus
Are the tickets showing on MDE? Do they have the...

Are the tickets showing on MDE? Do they have the physical tickets in hand? Do they have a Will Call e-voucher from Disney? If the answer to any of these is "yes", then I believe there's nothing else...
Forum: Tickets 2 Jun 20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 757
Posted By Nimbus
First, you can't make "reservations" now. If you...

First, you can't make "reservations" now. If you mean fastpasses, the fastpass system has been suspended and all existing fastpasses have been cancelled.

You can link tickets but this doesn't...
Forum: Tickets 2 Jun 20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 757
Posted By Nimbus
This is only for people who have deposits for...

This is only for people who have deposits for Disney tickets with third-party sellers.

The third-party sellers have not bought your tickets from Disney yet. They won't buy them until you've paid...
Forum: Tickets 2 Jun 20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 830
Posted By Nimbus
Basically, this is due to the fact that Disney...

Basically, this is due to the fact that Disney have said they've stopped selling tickets.

What they've actually done is allowed some tickets still to be sold to third-party sellers, but only up to...
Forum: Tickets 2 Jun 20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,820
Posted By Nimbus
Yes, but my point was addressing the comment...

Yes, but my point was addressing the comment about park reservations and Wazowskiscar saying they entered a date and therefore Disney using that info to know when you are going to a park. With Disney...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 2 Jun 20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,141
Posted By Nimbus
It does sometimes get confusing because you see...

It does sometimes get confusing because you see different places reporting different numbers. So, one place might say 122, somewhere else will say 106, somewhere else it says 143. it depends on...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 2 Jun 20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,141
Posted By Nimbus
Just be careful there. You changed measurements...

Just be careful there. You changed measurements from one sentence to the next. :)

The death rate can go down as well as up. Whereas the total number of deaths can never go down (unless you're in...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 2 Jun 20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,972
Posted By Nimbus
There has never been a point when we've been...

There has never been a point when we've been "cooped up in our houses". We've always been able to leave our houses - whether for a bit of exercise, to go buy some food, or if we couldn't work from...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 2 Jun 20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,972
Posted By Nimbus
Yes. Previously you couldn't meet people indoors...

Yes. Previously you couldn't meet people indoors that weren't from your household (for a while you couldn't socially meet people that weren't in your household at all - either outside or inside). You...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 2 Jun 20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,972
Posted By Nimbus
It's not a mixed message to me. Yes, there...

It's not a mixed message to me.

Yes, there are now no restrictions on the number of times you can go out and the like. So the police can't caution or prosecute you now. But that doesn't mean you...
Forum: Polls, Puzzles & Quizzes 2 Jun 20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,613
Posted By Nimbus
I agree. The number of items in the "DIBB Forum"...

I agree. The number of items in the "DIBB Forum" pull-down menu is too much. Does it really need to list all the subforums?
Forum: Polls, Puzzles & Quizzes 2 Jun 20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,613
Posted By Nimbus
The Forum Spy looks pretty similar to how it used...

The Forum Spy looks pretty similar to how it used to to me. It's slightly different but I certainly wouldn't say it's "completely different". I'm on a laptop using the fixed desktop style.
...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 2 Jun 20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,972
Posted By Nimbus
Although the specifics of the rules are a bit...

Although the specifics of the rules are a bit strange and feel contradictory at times, the general advice - with a bit of common sense - is fairly clear. Avoid crowds and non-essential places you...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 2 Jun 20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,972
Posted By Nimbus
Yes, the news media doesn't show the places that...

Yes, the news media doesn't show the places that aren't crowded and focuses on those that are. You are correct there.

But that's our point. There are some places that are packed. There are some...
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