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Forum: Thomas Cook Yesterday, 08:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 800
Posted By Nimbus
Except they did. TC typically sold 9billion...

Except they did. TC typically sold 9billion worth of holidays to 19 million customers each year. They filled plenty of planes and hotels. Just not enough or at prices that werent economically...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida Yesterday, 07:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By Nimbus
Yes, buses go from all the four main parks to...

Yes, buses go from all the four main parks to Disney Springs after 4pm. They only go one-way though - from the parks to DS only.

Buses also go from the resorts to DS (and back) all day.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida Yesterday, 07:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,702
Posted By Nimbus
Each car of the monorail trains costs roughly...

Each car of the monorail trains costs roughly $2.5 million each. To replace the full fleet of 12 monorails, each of which has 6 cars, would thus cost around $180 million.

Im not sure why the...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 07:22 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 11,670
Posted By Nimbus
DD also liked Liverpool when she visited...

DD also liked Liverpool when she visited. Unfortunately the required grades might be a little too high for her.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida Yesterday, 10:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 200
Posted By Nimbus
For the American tickets (1, 2, 3, 4 day tickets)...

For the American tickets (1, 2, 3, 4 day tickets) then, yes, they have sometimes gone up in price in October, sometimes in February/March, sometimes both.

The UK 14-day tickets are different...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida Yesterday, 10:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,702
Posted By Nimbus
This article probably best summarises what I was...

This article probably best summarises what I was trying to write above:...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida Yesterday, 09:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,702
Posted By Nimbus
There was talk a while ago that Disney had plans...

There was talk a while ago that Disney had plans to replace the monorail trains. I remember watching a video where one of Disneys chief CMs in charge of the monorails (might have been an ex-CM?)...
Forum: General Chat 21 Sep 19, 06:39 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,698
Posted By Nimbus
IPhones get unlimited storage of any photos up to...

IPhones get unlimited storage of any photos up to 16 megapixels with the Google Photos app. The IPhone 11 takes 12 megapixel photos. Therefore you can store an unlimited amount of photos on Google...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 21 Sep 19, 12:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By Nimbus
They are now out. :)

They are now out. :)
Forum: Tickets 21 Sep 19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 892
Posted By Nimbus
Yes. But thats not what I said nor what Disneys...

Yes. But thats not what I said nor what Disneys Ts&Cs say. They say they expire 14 days from first use of the ticket. :)

Note that Universals Ts&Cs say something different and they do say that...
Forum: General Chat 21 Sep 19, 10:56 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,698
Posted By Nimbus
IPhones can download and use the Google Photos...

IPhones can download and use the Google Photos and Google Drive apps, just like Android devices. You dont have to pay Apple for iCloud storage.
Forum: General Chat 21 Sep 19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1,326
Views: 54,296
Posted By Nimbus
Of course, we could abandon political parties and...

Of course, we could abandon political parties and leave it up to the people to decide how to run the country. Thats turned out well so far. :erm:
Forum: Tickets 20 Sep 19, 07:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 892
Posted By Nimbus
14 days after 6th Nov is 20th Nov. 6 +14 = 20...

14 days after 6th Nov is 20th Nov. 6 +14 = 20. The terms and conditions on the tickets state they are valid for 14 days after the first day.

As many DIBBers have verified (see this thread for a...
Forum: General Chat 20 Sep 19, 07:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,568
Posted By Nimbus
I have to say that the last time we visited the...

I have to say that the last time we visited the one in Altrincham it wasnt very clean either. And there was a problem with the toilets. Its been open less than 2 years and it already seems to be...
Forum: Tickets 20 Sep 19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By Nimbus
For the UK tickets, thats not always true. In...

For the UK tickets, thats not always true. In fact, I find the ticket prices for a specific year tend to reduce as time goes on. For example, the 2019 Disneyworld tickets are cheaper now than they...
Forum: General Chat 20 Sep 19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 12,779
Posted By Nimbus
Ive known that we are part of the EU for years...

Ive known that we are part of the EU for years. I was saying it was others that dont seem to realise this and keep saying things like the EU is taking us down as if the EU was something separate...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Sep 19, 03:28 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 17,336
Posted By Nimbus
I was going to say this very thing. I...

I was going to say this very thing.

I suspect some of those that go every year or every two years are simply getting slightly more bored of Disney every time they visit. The value they get from...
Forum: Tickets 20 Sep 19, 03:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 515
Posted By Nimbus
Interesting. Thanks for the info. I wonder...

Interesting. Thanks for the info.

I wonder what the CM would have done if you were an American family? American children are unlikely to have any form of photo ID, and probably wouldnt have...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 20 Sep 19, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By Nimbus
Oh, er, I think I may have miscounted the months...

Oh, er, I think I may have miscounted the months. Yeah you are right. :blush:

They are usually out about 6 and a bit months beforehand. So Aprils EMHs should be out this weekend. Sorry about...
Forum: General Chat 19 Sep 19, 04:41 PM
Replies: 1,326
Views: 54,296
Posted By Nimbus
I noticed that in the last week we've had a...

I noticed that in the last week we've had a couple of political leaflets through the letterbox - at least one from the LibDems and one from Labour - encouraging us to vote for them in the next...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 19 Sep 19, 03:58 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 17,336
Posted By Nimbus
I have no idea. :confused2 I suspect there...

I have no idea. :confused2

I suspect there isn't a law that states this and instead it is a discretionary "rule". The school can authorise an absence based on whatever criteria it wants. I'd guess...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 19 Sep 19, 03:26 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 17,336
Posted By Nimbus
Here in the UK, if you take your child out of...

Here in the UK, if you take your child out of school and this absence has not been previously authorised by the school then it is classed as an unauthorised absence. The school provides information...
Forum: General Chat 19 Sep 19, 02:19 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 12,779
Posted By Nimbus
I didn't know Baron Greenback ran the EU. ;) ...

I didn't know Baron Greenback ran the EU. ;)



This is one of the things that annoys me when people talk about the EU. We're part of the EU. The EU includes us. When people talk about the EU...
Forum: General Chat 19 Sep 19, 01:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By Nimbus
I do feel for you and it is very disappointing,...

I do feel for you and it is very disappointing, however...

Jet2 is under no legal obligation to honour the discount on the previous holiday that you cancelled. They did not have to throw in the...
Forum: Tickets 19 Sep 19, 12:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 892
Posted By Nimbus
Yes, you are right. The 14-day tickets are...

Yes, you are right.

The 14-day tickets are valid for 14 days from first use. The first day of use will be the 6th Nov, 14 days from this date is 20th Nov, therefore you can use it on this day...
Forum: Tickets 19 Sep 19, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 273
Posted By Nimbus
For what you have described, the 14-day Ultimate...

For what you have described, the 14-day Ultimate ticket would be the best ticket to get.
Forum: Tickets 19 Sep 19, 12:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 515
Posted By Nimbus
I believe it's just the person listed on the Will...

I believe it's just the person listed on the Will Call confirmation email that needs to show photo ID (not everyone) when picking up the tickets.

Note that if there's a problem scanning someone's...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 19 Sep 19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 845
Posted By Nimbus
It's worth remembering that September is...

It's worth remembering that September is typically a quieter month than November. So although it's quiet at the moment, it might be busier when the OP goes.

Of course, people can't see into the...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 19 Sep 19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By Nimbus
Welcome to the DIBB! :wavey: The park hours...

Welcome to the DIBB! :wavey:

The park hours and EMH for next April should be released around the middle of October (possibly around the 20th?). So I'm afraid you'll have to wait about a month.
...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 19 Sep 19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 17,336
Posted By Nimbus
This is standard practice across theme parks...

This is standard practice across theme parks. Theme parks get extra staff in and run rides at full capacity during busy peak periods whereas they reduce their staff numbers and run rides at lower...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 19 Sep 19, 11:07 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 17,336
Posted By Nimbus
I think sometimes people like to concentrate on...

I think sometimes people like to concentrate on the things that are being removed but forget the things that are added.

It's like whenever Disney increases the parks hours at their parks no one...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 19 Sep 19, 10:28 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 17,336
Posted By Nimbus
Clearly, I've been unlucky. We've had those sorts...

Clearly, I've been unlucky. We've had those sorts of problems with photos taken by Photopass photographers.

For example, when we went to see Minnie Mouse one year all of our photos taken by the...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 19 Sep 19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 17,336
Posted By Nimbus
I didn't think it closed for a refurb? It closed...

I didn't think it closed for a refurb? It closed because there were unforeseen technical issues and Disney are still struggling to fix this (or, to put it another way, they don't want to spend the...
Forum: Latest 19 Sep 19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,958
Posted By Nimbus
Thanks Stu. I see Disney's marketing...

Thanks Stu.



I see Disney's marketing department has been working overtime. ;)
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 18 Sep 19, 05:06 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 17,336
Posted By Nimbus
Perhaps, like the Magic Shots, they could...

Perhaps, like the Magic Shots, they could superimpose CGI characters into your photos later? Technology is getting so good nowadays it's difficult to tell what's real and what's CGI. ;)

Of course,...
Forum: General Chat 18 Sep 19, 04:40 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 12,779
Posted By Nimbus
BTW, if we leave without a deal then the UK must...

BTW, if we leave without a deal then the UK must produce its own schedule covering both services and each of the 5,000-plus product lines covered in the WTO agreement and get it agreed by all the 163...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 18 Sep 19, 03:26 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 17,336
Posted By Nimbus
It's not a test. Disney announced this was...

It's not a test. Disney announced this was happening last year. Here's an official FAQ about it:

https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/en_GB/faq/photopass/character-greeting-automatic-camera/

TBH,...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 18 Sep 19, 03:05 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 17,336
Posted By Nimbus
Disney's prices are increasing. Whether it's an...

Disney's prices are increasing. Whether it's an issue or not is another thing. Increasing prices haven't made a difference to the number of visitors in the past - in fact, visitor numbers have...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 18 Sep 19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,280
Posted By Nimbus
But not for breakfast, surely? :erm:

But not for breakfast, surely? :erm:
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 18 Sep 19, 02:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,280
Posted By Nimbus
Me too. However, I would always choose Denny's...

Me too. However, I would always choose Denny's for breakfast because of nostalgic reasons.

Thinking about it, I'm not sure I've ever had breakfast at a Perkins. I think we may have only eaten...
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