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Forum: General Chat 24 Aug 19, 11:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,016
Posted By Goofy Gumdrops
Mobile Costa Overload

We have also tried other coffee places, we used Pret a Mange for a while and was OK but did lack atmosphere, also less around. We have about 7 Costa's within a 15 minute ride but like most of you we...
Forum: General Chat 23 Aug 19, 10:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,016
Posted By Goofy Gumdrops
Mobile Costa Overload

Probably at Costa charging his phone
Forum: General Chat 23 Aug 19, 08:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,016
Posted By Goofy Gumdrops
Mobile Costa Overload

Beginning to agree
Forum: General Chat 23 Aug 19, 08:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,016
Posted By Goofy Gumdrops
Mobile Costa Overload

I have been retired for 2 years 9 months now, mainly due to having had bypass operation just over 2 years now, and having had my recovery period well and truly passed now ( surgeon said it would...
Forum: General Chat 29 Jul 19, 08:10 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 13,819
Posted By Goofy Gumdrops
Mobile Holiday dream

We like Wroxham in Norfolk, capital of the broads, lovely little place, and Mevagissey in Cornwall, a quintisensual little Cornish port.
Forum: General Chat 28 Jul 19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,528
Posted By Goofy Gumdrops
Mobile Ha hearing aid for8 months

I went some years with hearing problems and giving my wife plenty of frustration. I now have aids for both ears and can say how very much it has changed mine and my wife's life, even being able to...
Forum: General Chat 26 Jul 19, 05:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 779
Posted By Goofy Gumdrops
Mobile No Go on 2nd Weekend

defwouldnt travel this weekend
Forum: General Chat 9 Feb 18, 10:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By Goofy Gumdrops
The drive is approx 15ft long x 5ft wide, the...

The drive is approx 15ft long x 5ft wide, the path is approx 10ft long x 3ft wide, the whole of the garden has got to be dug up and levelled, like to thank all for your input.
Forum: General Chat 9 Feb 18, 07:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By Goofy Gumdrops
New Garden and Patio

Hi everyone, just wondered if anyone would have any idea if this is a good deal?

Just been quoted on having my garden (about 26ft x 26ft) completely relandscaped and fenced, this includes new...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 16 Sep 16, 10:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,194
Posted By Goofy Gumdrops
Definitely THE THREE BROOMSTICKS in Hogsmeade,...

Definitely THE THREE BROOMSTICKS in Hogsmeade, nice atmosphere as well, dont go at lunch time as too busy, leave it a little later.
Forum: General Chat 22 Aug 16, 08:15 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,987
Posted By Goofy Gumdrops
Hi guys, just been reading this thread with great...

Hi guys, just been reading this thread with great interest. Just started my Lego journey by making up the small dragon and will be getting the VW CAMPER soon and probably will be progressing to...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 2 Dec 15, 07:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 922
Posted By Goofy Gumdrops
We were out there in May this year and had a 2...

We were out there in May this year and had a 2 day, 2 park ticket which we found to be fine, it also allows you to jump from one park to another by using the Hogwarts Express, which I must say was...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 2 Dec 15, 07:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,095
Posted By Goofy Gumdrops
Love bugs come out twice a years, generally...

Love bugs come out twice a years, generally during May and September. They don't bite or sting, but as other reply said they are just a nuisance as they keep landing on you, particularly close to...
Forum: TV and Film 18 Oct 15, 06:49 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,739
Posted By Goofy Gumdrops
My most favourite Christmas film is Miracle On...

My most favourite Christmas film is Miracle On 34th Street, the original version, with Edmund Gwynn as Kris Kringle
Forum: General Chat 7 Oct 15, 08:33 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,922
Posted By Goofy Gumdrops
:tongue: I think its actually about parking at...

:tongue:
I think its actually about parking at the parks in general and was just saying if you got a 14 day ticket then that would add $280 (200)
Forum: General Chat 7 Oct 15, 08:20 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,922
Posted By Goofy Gumdrops
Still no excuse, ive been to Florida over 20...

Still no excuse, ive been to Florida over 20 times and can remember when Disney catered for families, now its for the rich and famous. Dont think dear old Walt would be happy with this
Forum: Beyond the Parks 24 Sep 15, 01:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 618
Posted By Goofy Gumdrops
I did the keys over a bank holiday in May this...

I did the keys over a bank holiday in May this year, we stayed 2 nights in the Holiday Inn Express on Marathon, lovely hotel and we paid 217 for 2 nights. Just a tip if you are thinking of coming...
Forum: TV and Film 23 Sep 15, 01:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,577
Posted By Goofy Gumdrops
Hi I'm back, the OP. Watching the ads as we do, I...

Hi I'm back, the OP. Watching the ads as we do, I have recently noticed another irritating regularity and wondered if others have seen this, every ad for cars in this country appear to be selling...
Forum: TV and Film 13 Sep 15, 08:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,577
Posted By Goofy Gumdrops
She surely is one of those people most of us take...

She surely is one of those people most of us take an automatic dislike to, so glad I'm not alone in this
Forum: TV and Film 13 Sep 15, 07:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,577
Posted By Goofy Gumdrops
The most irritating commercial on TV

I am sure we all have ads on TV that wind us up, me too, but there is one doing the rounds at the momemt that is driving me CRAZYYYYYYYYYY, its the new Health Lottery ad with that ever so annoying...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 11 Sep 15, 10:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 639
Posted By Goofy Gumdrops
I've been in all of those months and definitely...

I've been in all of those months and definitely the best month is MAY, without any doubt. The weather is very warm but less humid and much more sun, the crowds are lower and generally you will get a...
Forum: General Chat 16 Aug 15, 07:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,340
Posted By Goofy Gumdrops
Epcot is 2 parks in one for me, the front area...

Epcot is 2 parks in one for me, the front area contains a mix of rides and attractions for all the family, Soarin is a particular favourite for myself and Mrs Gumdrops, its a great mix with some good...
Forum: General Chat 10 Aug 15, 10:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,113
Posted By Goofy Gumdrops
BURGER ME, what! more fries

I went into my local well known burger restaurant on Sunday afternoon with my wife and could not believe what I ended up watching. We had ordered our meal and were sitting down enjoying it when a...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 8 Jul 15, 12:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 979
Posted By Goofy Gumdrops
I must agree with comments above. I have been to ...

I must agree with comments above. I have been to Florida 21times and always loved Disney and used to think Universal was lacking atmosphere. Having come back 4 weeks ago my thoughts have totally...
Forum: Accommodation 28 Jun 15, 08:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 705
Posted By Goofy Gumdrops
We came back 3 weeks ago and during our stay we...

We came back 3 weeks ago and during our stay we spent 2 nights at the Holiday Inn Express in Marathon. It was a very comfortable 2 nights with a great breakfast, could not believe how much they had...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 16 Jun 15, 11:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 360
Posted By Goofy Gumdrops
Never too old to get SOOOOOO EXCITED: The CHILL OUT Trip 2015 Week2

Saturday 23rd May was the beginning of Memorial Weekend so we chose to keep this weekend low key. We chose a relaxing Saturday morning around the pool and then set off for Gatorland around midday, we...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 14 Jun 15, 09:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 640
Posted By Goofy Gumdrops
Never too old to get SOOOOOO EXCITED: The CHILL OUT Trip 2015

Back a week and jet lag has gone, and yes I do remember returning on 7th June, wishful thinking about that other date (OOOPS). We had decided before the off that this was going to be a chill and easy...
Forum: General Chat 8 Jun 15, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 615
Posted By Goofy Gumdrops
Never too old to get SOOOOO EXCITED: Back to reality

Oh well, always has to come to an end, for us it finished Sunday morning (17th June), landing into Gatwick at 6.10am after a very quick flight, took under 7 1/2 hours. Had a great time as usual but...
Forum: General Chat 6 Jun 15, 09:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 672
Posted By Goofy Gumdrops
Just sitting at Sanford waiting to return home,...

Just sitting at Sanford waiting to return home, been out here since May 16th, the last week we have had couple of storms, big one last night, but weather been hotter than normal. This was meant to be...
Forum: General Chat 29 May 15, 04:14 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,200
Posted By Goofy Gumdrops
Im out here now, and after my experience...

Im out here now, and after my experience yesterday in MK I do agree about where have the OLD DAYS gone, before I go on I do understand we all have different ideas about how we plan and im not against...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 27 May 15, 11:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,160
Posted By Goofy Gumdrops
My wife says dont miss it, its her favourite ride...

My wife says dont miss it, its her favourite ride by far, must admit to liking it as well
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 27 May 15, 11:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,737
Posted By Goofy Gumdrops
The Carousel of Progress was one of Walt Disney's...

The Carousel of Progress was one of Walt Disney's 1st attractions shown at the World Fair in the 1950's so although its rather dated it is very ingenious as you go through the decades, and as has...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 26 May 15, 02:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 764
Posted By Goofy Gumdrops
As said by others the road construction is a bit...

As said by others the road construction is a bit of a nightmare, we are still over here and have been a few times, the easiest way in seems to be parking behind Cirque du Soleil and getting the boat...
Forum: Polls 26 May 15, 12:34 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 29,132
Posted By Goofy Gumdrops
We are at present on our 21st trip, I am sending...

We are at present on our 21st trip, I am sending this reply from a hotel in the Florida Keys on a 2 day break away from Orlando, going to vist Key West tomorrow
Forum: Tickets 24 May 15, 10:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By Goofy Gumdrops
The one day ticket does allow you to come and go...

The one day ticket does allow you to come and go but only to the park you 1st entered, also if you have a car and parked there you dont pay any more that day
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 24 May 15, 07:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 900
Posted By Goofy Gumdrops
My wife always looks on WESH2, its a Central...

My wife always looks on WESH2, its a Central Florida news site, and it gives a 15 days weather forcast, usually pretty damn good
Forum: Accommodation 24 May 15, 02:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,524
Posted By Goofy Gumdrops
Me and my wife are over here at the moment, been...

Me and my wife are over here at the moment, been here a week and still got 2 weeks left. We are staying in a 5 bedroom villa in a lovely quiet development, and only 10 minutes away from the...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 23 May 15, 02:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 634
Posted By Goofy Gumdrops
Certainly shouldn't take that long from MK to...

Certainly shouldn't take that long from MK to Epcot, maybe about 15 minutes in total
Forum: General Chat 22 May 15, 11:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 746
Posted By Goofy Gumdrops
Me and Mrs Gumdrops arrived last Saturday and the...

Me and Mrs Gumdrops arrived last Saturday and the weather has not been below 92 with just one very tiny storm lasting about 5 minutes, have a great time
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 19 May 15, 01:49 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,409
Posted By Goofy Gumdrops
Im over in Florida at moment and have always had...

Im over in Florida at moment and have always had a car over here, yes it can be very daunting, but I live in the South East and drive in London and the M25 on a daily basis and just go with the flow...
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