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Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports Today, 04:25 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By mick
Sounds like a great day with relaxing a football...

Sounds like a great day with relaxing a football game and more good food :spin:


Joan :wave:
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports Yesterday, 06:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 353
Posted By mick
Glad you managed to feel full at the end of...

Glad you managed to feel full at the end of today:pgig:

Joan :wave:
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports Yesterday, 06:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By mick
Another good dayb:spin: Joan:wave:

Another good dayb:spin:

Joan:wave:
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 02:18 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,179
Posted By mick
Turkey legs are vile, disgusting, greasy and...

Turkey legs are vile, disgusting, greasy and grisly abominations.

A $50 fillet steak in a WDW restaurant is not twice as good as a $25 fillet steak from Longhorn.

Mick
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 11:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,364
Posted By mick
I've posted on this question a number of times...

I've posted on this question a number of times. This is what my Staysure validation certificate says for our annual renewal last June.

Important information regarding FCO Travel advice:
Please be...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 09:38 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,311
Posted By mick
Exactly what we do. We always have a carrier...

Exactly what we do.

We always have a carrier bag in our cabin bag. Always visit M&S (at Gatwick anyway) to buy sandwiches, pork pie, crisps and they go into the carrier along with headphones and...
Forum: General Chat 16 Apr 21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,311
Posted By mick
Reclining posts may be deleted. :grin::grin: ...

Reclining posts may be deleted. :grin::grin:

In the good old days of sitting in seats 19A & C (the best in PE on a VS 747) being told that they'd run out of our dinner first choice. Who were those...
Forum: General Chat 16 Apr 21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,662
Posted By mick
I'll see your $5 and raise you $10 :grin: ...

I'll see your $5 and raise you $10 :grin:

What about the passengers who have been seated for 20 minutes, the seat belt signs come on and the push off the stand begins - then they decide they want...
Forum: General Chat 16 Apr 21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,662
Posted By mick
The sound of seat belts unclicking while the...

The sound of seat belts unclicking while the plane is still on the taxi way. :mad:

Mick
Forum: General Chat 16 Apr 21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,662
Posted By mick
I thought it was only me being Mr Grumpy but...

I thought it was only me being Mr Grumpy but obviously not. ;)

"Please remain seated until your row is called for boarding" DOES NOT MEAN "Please stand at the gate even if your row hasn't been...
Forum: General Chat 15 Apr 21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 438
Posted By mick
Mickey For souvenirs, for a man of undoubted...

Mickey

For souvenirs, for a man of undoubted wealth and taste like you, can I recommend the tourist gift shops on 192 where you can buy knock off Disney mugs for 99 cents each. So if you bought...
Forum: General Chat 14 Apr 21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 551
Posted By mick
Sadly I missed that one - must have been watching...

Sadly I missed that one - must have been watching the Masterchef final. :grin:

I have heard that Mickey's limbs are very floppy and uncontrollable but I thought he'd had a medical procedure to...
Forum: General Chat 14 Apr 21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 551
Posted By mick
Mickey I don't like being torn away from my...

Mickey

I don't like being torn away from my currency exchanging in my Barbados mansion bought on the proceeds of financial forecasting as it's only 3.20am. We have the decorators in at the 5th...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 13 Apr 21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By mick
A good change over day :spin: Joan :wave:

A good change over day :spin:


Joan :wave:
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 13 Apr 21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By mick
Great day and more good food :spin: Joan...

Great day and more good food :spin:

Joan :wave:
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 13 Apr 21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,503
Posted By mick
Good job I've got all my state quarters Donna. ;)...

Good job I've got all my state quarters Donna. ;)

Still looking for a USVI one though.

Mick
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 13 Apr 21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,503
Posted By mick
Is it true that you have to book a fastpass slot...

Is it true that you have to book a fastpass slot for the WDW restrooms now but a maximum of 90 days out?

Mick
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 13 Apr 21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,503
Posted By mick
That's a distant memory from about 17 or 18 trips...

That's a distant memory from about 17 or 18 trips ago in 2010. :( How much is it these days? $100 a day?

Mick
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 13 Apr 21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,503
Posted By mick
A bit like us. Main supply goes into safe. Our...

A bit like us. Main supply goes into safe. Our average daily eating is around $100 which we take out and any left over goes into a kitty envelope for gas, Publix etc.

Mick
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 13 Apr 21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,503
Posted By mick
That's something I hadn't thought of to be...

That's something I hadn't thought of to be honest. I know they suspended cash payments at toll plazas for a while and I'm not sure what they do now.

Maybe angelbabe, DonnaD or State 27 might help?...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 13 Apr 21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,503
Posted By mick
Over my time on the DIBB (17 years this month...

Over my time on the DIBB (17 years this month :grin: ) I've posted links to at least half a dozen news reports about cloning at the pump. I know it's safer going into the kiosk to use a CC but just...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 13 Apr 21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,503
Posted By mick
We always take cash and use nothing else for gas...

We always take cash and use nothing else for gas , in restaurants and for small supermarket shops. Credit card for larger one off expenses and emergencies.

Done this for years. Obviously aware of...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 12 Apr 21, 08:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 329
Posted By mick
Another good day :spin::spin: Joan :wave:

Another good day :spin::spin:


Joan :wave:
Forum: Accommodation 12 Apr 21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,276
Posted By mick
Broccoli warning - you will get some with the...

Broccoli warning - you will get some with the sesame chicken.

Back in 2019 I tried fried sprouts as an alternative to broccoli with my Flo's Filet in Longhorn. An acquired taste. :confused2

Mick
Forum: Accommodation 12 Apr 21, 05:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,276
Posted By mick
GB57 You must have been unlucky as we've...

GB57

You must have been unlucky as we've never been disappointed. We do however usually stick to the sesame chicken. One portion is enough for us two.

http://bamboowok.weebly.com/menu.html
...
Forum: Accommodation 12 Apr 21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,276
Posted By mick
I believe they only do breakfast and lunch. We're...

I believe they only do breakfast and lunch. We're the opposite and have to start the day with a cooked brekkie. Usually light lunch on the pool deck then out for dinner - or a take away from Bamboo...
Forum: Accommodation 12 Apr 21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,276
Posted By mick
Have you not tried First Watch for breakfast at...

Have you not tried First Watch for breakfast at CG? DonnaD says one open at Posner now as well.

We often go to Millers at CG as a change to Rolling Oaks but just as busy.

Mick
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 12 Apr 21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 605
Posted By mick
Wow Tom - that's amazing. Bit of a rip off...

Wow Tom - that's amazing. Bit of a rip off expecting you to pay £3 more though for the privilege of Avis. :confused2

I've read on here over the years of Dibbers getting VA fly-drives cheaper than...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 12 Apr 21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,530
Posted By mick
According to DonnaD I'm falling well behind on...

According to DonnaD I'm falling well behind on restaurants near Rolling Oaks. Apart from the Sunset Walk ones there's some more being built or converted.

Need to leave the 417 at j2 for...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 12 Apr 21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,530
Posted By mick
I should have a standard reply saved in Word as I...

I should have a standard reply saved in Word as I do for "Restaurants near Rolling Oaks" and "Do I need 6 month's grace on my passport" for these DFCH threads. :grin:

Which other car hire broker...
Forum: General Chat 12 Apr 21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 16,804
Posted By mick
So very sorry to read this, thinking of her...

So very sorry to read this, thinking of her family at this sad time

Joan
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 12 Apr 21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 10,793
Posted By mick
This has been asked so many times in the last 12...

This has been asked so many times in the last 12 months that I recently checked the FAQs on the ESTA web site for an official response.


Will my ESTA be cancelled if I am scheduled to travel on...
Forum: Accommodation 12 Apr 21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,276
Posted By mick
I think we've used Sherberth for over 10 years...

I think we've used Sherberth for over 10 years. It was like a country lane back then - it's like the M25 now. :(

I'd better not mention our short cut from Highgate Park to Champions Gate. :grin:
...
Forum: Accommodation 12 Apr 21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,276
Posted By mick
Wow Donna that route has been a victim of its own...

Wow Donna that route has been a victim of its own success. I won't be able to post "no lights between Highgate and NOLWR" soon. :( I bet all those new houses on Westside south of the school has...
Forum: Accommodation 12 Apr 21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,276
Posted By mick
We haven't been to Disney since 2010 so have...

We haven't been to Disney since 2010 so have never used the Hartzog way. We like to use the Osceola rather than the 192 for all our east-west travel so we use FSR just to get to Sherberth really if...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 11 Apr 21, 08:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By mick
A good day with some nice meals, you canít beat a...

A good day with some nice meals, you canít beat a mooch round Disney Springs:spin:


Joan :wave:
Forum: Accommodation 11 Apr 21, 07:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,276
Posted By mick
PS to the above. The best way to describe...

PS to the above.

The best way to describe the route is to put Walmart on North Lake Wilson Road as your destination on Google Maps and Highgate Park (where we always stay) as the start. Walmart is...
Forum: Accommodation 11 Apr 21, 05:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,276
Posted By mick
Alison I think I've posted those directions...

Alison

I think I've posted those directions about 50 times on here but it was only after Nov 2019 that the final bit of Funie Steed Road at the junction of EPB was finished. It was DonnaD who uses...
Forum: Accommodation 11 Apr 21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,276
Posted By mick
Just out of interest you can now get from the...

Just out of interest you can now get from the traffic lights at the Legacy Park/27 junction all the way to Entry Point Boulevard without seeing another light and avoiding 192 completely. :grin:
...
Forum: General Chat 10 Apr 21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,304
Posted By mick
Mickey I constantly aspire to be voted...

Mickey

I constantly aspire to be voted Dibber of the Year but I fear that my contributions will never match the quality and profundity of yours. ;)

Mick
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