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Forum: General Chat Today, 02:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,109
Posted By Gill H
I love Flynn and it sounds unusual without being...

I love Flynn and it sounds unusual without being too 'out there'. Or of course his real name, Eugene!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 05:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,101
Posted By Gill H
Mobile My hair always frizzes even in the UK. I put it...

My hair always frizzes even in the UK. I put it up and dont care.

The title of this thread does sound like a lost Jane Austen novel, or is that just me?
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 05:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,185
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Not wanting to make light of this - but I was a...

Not wanting to make light of this - but I was a teenager in the 80s and we were all convinced the bomb would drop tomorrow. People felt like this in the 60s too. And after both World Wars. And...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 16 Oct 19, 10:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,808
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Putting the bill on the table before you ask is...

Putting the bill on the table before you ask is considered good service in the US. It doesnt mean you have to rush, just that you dont have to flag someone down afterwards.
Forum: General Chat 16 Oct 19, 10:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 913
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Saw the Silver tour in Newport!

Saw the Silver tour in Newport!
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 16 Oct 19, 07:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By Gill H
Mobile We did the Med cruise on the Magic, amazing and 7...

We did the Med cruise on the Magic, amazing and 7 nights felt too short!
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 16 Oct 19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 177
Posted By Gill H
Mobile We just bought annual passes and so had the...

We just bought annual passes and so had the annual one (discounted price with Magic Plus).

Normally we dont bother. Character meets are slooow because the characters spend so much time with each...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 15 Oct 19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Yep, Cali Grill. If you can do the Sparkling...

Yep, Cali Grill. If you can do the Sparkling Experience, even better. Its cocktails for an hour in the Fantasia Bar, followed by a four course meal with wines, and then you are taken to the...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 15 Oct 19, 02:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 332
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Always check the other countries sites too. ...

Always check the other countries sites too. Dont book without an offer, there is always an offer!
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 15 Oct 19, 07:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By Gill H
Mobile You can look at last years schedule for an idea...

You can look at last years schedule for an idea.

We went last November and definitely needed at least 2 days to do everything. You cant do all the shows in one day.

As well as the Christmas...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 14 Oct 19, 04:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 863
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Yes - plenty of lunch and dinner buffets around!

Yes - plenty of lunch and dinner buffets around!
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 14 Oct 19, 10:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 909
Posted By Gill H
Mobile That is another option, but I find usually more...

That is another option, but I find usually more expensive and time consuming.

RS Transports was 40 min door to door.
Forum: TV and Film 13 Oct 19, 10:25 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,397
Posted By Gill H
Yes I agree, some really bad music choices. ...

Yes I agree, some really bad music choices. Senorita and Dancing with a Stranger could make good rhumbas.
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 13 Oct 19, 09:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By Gill H
Restaurant des Stars has the advantage of never...

Restaurant des Stars has the advantage of never being busy, despite being the only sit-down meal in Studios you don't need to reserve weeks in advance. The decor is the blandest thing ever, but the...
Forum: Accommodation 13 Oct 19, 09:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 986
Posted By Gill H
We gave away some stuff to a Dibber on our last...

We gave away some stuff to a Dibber on our last visit. We had bought the refillable cups at Universal - the Minion ones. They were really big and awkward to carry, and in the end we stopped using...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 13 Oct 19, 09:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By Gill H
You don't get an evening parade any night now. ...

You don't get an evening parade any night now. The Electrical Parade finished in 2015 I think. So unless you go to a party night, the Festival of Fantasy parade is the only one anyway.

MVMCP is...
Forum: TV and Film 13 Oct 19, 09:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,125
Posted By Gill H
My ballroom dancing patisserie chef hubby would...

My ballroom dancing patisserie chef hubby would disagree that only women watch Strictly or Bake Off!

We often don't watch TV at all. We follow Strictly, Bake Off (and related programmes such as...
Forum: General Chat 13 Oct 19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,796
Posted By Gill H
Firstly, I'm really sorry for your loss. I...

Firstly, I'm really sorry for your loss.

I think the mailing is completely inappropriate too.

I know it is not the same but when we had our cat put to sleep, the vet offered us some pamphlets...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 13 Oct 19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 445
Posted By Gill H
I would agree with having lunch at Plaza Gardens...

I would agree with having lunch at Plaza Gardens (maybe a late or early lunch to avoid the busiest times) and then you can always go to Earl of Sandwich later. (Or McDonald's if you really must,...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 13 Oct 19, 06:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 909
Posted By Gill H
Currently 23 Euros per person each way.

Currently 23 Euros per person each way.
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 12 Oct 19, 11:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 445
Posted By Gill H
And in the Studios there will be the Big Band...

And in the Studios there will be the Big Band show, Mickeys Surprise and I think the Goofy show too which you should not miss!
Forum: General Chat 12 Oct 19, 07:43 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,526
Posted By Gill H
Huh? We have been having Waitrose delivery for...

Huh? We have been having Waitrose delivery for 10 years and never heard that. They always take our bags back and give us money off.
Forum: General Chat 11 Oct 19, 10:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,526
Posted By Gill H
We get Waitrose. We live up two flights of...

We get Waitrose. We live up two flights of stairs so they specify we must have bags. That said, sometimes they bring it up in crates.

If you give them any bags you have (not just theirs) you get...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 11 Oct 19, 01:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 495
Posted By Gill H
Mobile One of the two at WDW will be closed for its...

One of the two at WDW will be closed for its winter refurb.

In Nov 2017 it was 22-25c most days but a couple were 13 with a cold wind. They closed the waterparks on those days (the only two we...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 10 Oct 19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,496
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Actually it is the opposite. They have admitted...

Actually it is the opposite. They have admitted for years now they want fewer guests, but those eho spend more.

Parks crammed to capacity pleases no-one.

The FP system is free. You dont have...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 10 Oct 19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By Gill H
Mobile I wish they did. A magic shot of the bit at the...

I wish they did. A magic shot of the bit at the end would be awesome!
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 10 Oct 19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 128
Posted By Gill H
Mobile You can look at last years - no guarantee but...

You can look at last years - no guarantee but they will probably be similar.
Forum: General Chat 10 Oct 19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,636
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Alarm bells ringing here. That is abusive...

Alarm bells ringing here. That is abusive behaviour.

That is not traditional, its neanderthal!
Forum: General Chat 10 Oct 19, 06:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,558
Posted By Gill H
I was at uni in the 80s and queued up at the...

I was at uni in the 80s and queued up at the payphone once a week to ring my parents. They did come and visit maybe once a term.

Times change...!
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 9 Oct 19, 10:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,241
Posted By Gill H
Although I would say if you get in at the...

Although I would say if you get in at the beginning of EMT and head straight for Peter Pan, it is a walk on for a good half hour.
Forum: General Chat 9 Oct 19, 10:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,078
Posted By Gill H
Most branches are not halal, only a few where...

Most branches are not halal, only a few where there is enough demand.
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 9 Oct 19, 10:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 447
Posted By Gill H
Only used them in 2017 and they were fine.

Only used them in 2017 and they were fine.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 9 Oct 19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,382
Posted By Gill H
Mobile I have only been twice. Dec 2010 - half of...

I have only been twice.

Dec 2010 - half of Fantasyland behind grey hoardings in prep for New Fantasyland.

Nov 2010 - much of AK behind green hoardings in prep for Pandora. DTD was practically...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 8 Oct 19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,677
Posted By Gill H
Mobile If you book through DLP tickets are included from...

If you book through DLP tickets are included from the time you check in until midnight on your checkout day.
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 7 Oct 19, 07:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,867
Posted By Gill H
Apparently they were going to extend the...

Apparently they were going to extend the deadline? Maybe they only extended it till today.
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 7 Oct 19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 447
Posted By Gill H
You need to go on their website and book them. ...

You need to go on their website and book them. Cheaper if you pay cash on the day.
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 7 Oct 19, 05:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,867
Posted By Gill H
Still not working for me.

Still not working for me.
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 7 Oct 19, 04:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,677
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Avoid all weekends, French and Spanish public...

Avoid all weekends, French and Spanish public holidays.
Forum: General Chat 7 Oct 19, 04:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,078
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Dont think I have ever paid full price there. ...

Dont think I have ever paid full price there.

There are always offers - or we use Tastecard to get 2 for 1.

Plus they give you a free bottle of Prosecco on your birthday!

Zizzi is nicer...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 7 Oct 19, 04:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,677
Posted By Gill H
Mobile There is always an offer. Often it includes free...

There is always an offer. Often it includes free half board ie breakfast and 1 meal per day.

All the hotels (except Davy Crockett) are walkable. Cheyenne and Santa Fe are a pleasant 15 minute...
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