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I'm so happy intercot is back!

Fri, 2018-06-08 14:59
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Yay! I missed you guys.
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Lion King Show at Animal Kingdom - Inside or Outside?

Fri, 2018-06-08 13:50
I know the Lion King show used to be outside. Is that still the case or is it in an inside theater now (i.e. air conditioned). Thanks.
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Tambu Lounge To Be Re-Imagined For Fall 2018

Thu, 2018-06-07 00:37
The popular lounge at Disney's Polynesian Village Resort is slated to undergo a re-imagining this Summer and emerge a refreshed tropical respite this Fall.

Although there are conflicting exact start dates reported among Resort Cast, it appears the Tambu Lounge will close "Mid-Summer 2018" and re-open "Fall 2018" after a 2 -3 months renovation.

The re-imagining will reportedly primarily focus on a re-design and update of the bar area.

During the closure, Guests can expect to find temporary drink spots set-up inside the Great Ceremonial House.
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Random thoughts from our adventure

Wed, 2018-06-06 21:07
Has anyone noticed that all buildings on property seem to be kept at a higher temp than in previous years? I used to love the cold rush of full blast AC when entering any WDW property. At least this year my room thermostat was not restricted so I could play global cooling. Yay!

Many reviews state that those staying at CBR don't notice the construction but imho CBR is destroyed. It'll be fantastic when it's done, for sure but if I'd never stayed there before then I probably wouldn't ever again. On the bright side the new Spyglass grill was a nice new addition.

The Noodles at Skipper Kanteen are fire on the lips. That's a good thing for the first 10 min but after that it's inedible. Loved the first 10 min of the dish however. :)

I did notice an increase in Disney "moments" where cast memebers empower themselves to make things right. Based on our schedule we weren't going to be able to get fast passes to the rides we wanted so my 8 year old started crying as he passed by Splash Mountain. A cast member saw this and gave us all fast passes. Also, in MGM I was looking for replacement batteries for my daughter's Star Wars Mickey light up ears that were several years old and not working anymore. A cast member looked for the batteries first but upon seeing that they don't offer the size she offered to simply swap out the old ears for new ones with new batteries. Nice!

One last thing...everything, everywhere is under construction or destruction. It's definitely a transition period. I just hope from this point forward it doesn't always look like a work in progress.

It was a great trip overall!
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Quebec City in Winter

Wed, 2018-06-06 20:26
Husband turns the BIG 4-0 this March. He's a die hard snowboarder and I ski occasionally. I am taking him on a surprise ski and ride trip for his birthday and want to do it in Quebec. We'll be there the week of March 10th. I am thinking of getting a ski in/ski out air B&B condo at Mont St. Anne ski area for the first half of the week, and then getting a studio Air B&B in a neighborhood in Quebec City for the second half of the week before driving home. What should we check out in the city on our non-ski days? I am thinking of a food tour, which has quickly become my new favorite way to explore a new place! It will be super crazy cold, so I am guessing not a ton of outdoor touristy things will be open! Is there an Ice Hotel nearby we could check out? Other museums or historical buildings? Is it possible to eat too much poutine (asking for a friend)? What are the best neighborhoods - so far I have found very affordable and nice looking places on Air B&B in Old Quebec and Nuovo St-Rock areas.
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Episode 111 - There's No I in Burger

Wed, 2018-06-06 18:10
The Cast: Carolyn Pongracz, Jennifer Silveira, Jason Kauffman, Cindy Jachrimo & John Yaglenski


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- Soda Talk and Tattoo Advice
- Seasons of Star Wars
- H is for Hydrolator
- Can I get just a 3 hour tour?
- 4DX (or 3.5DX in Canada)
- A Plethora of Pixar Pier Details
- Many Marvels
- Incredibles Ooot-and-a-boot
- ...its a parking lot now
- There's No I in Burger
- Dole Whip + Churro = Yum
- More Mobile Ordering
- The Nation of Canada Has an Announcement
- All Your Vermonts (or what's south of Quebec)
- We Meets The Redhead
- When you're not sure what to do, start a dance party
- Panel Puzzlers
-- Is the return value still there for Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party Goers?
-- Favorite Park Souvenir and how to display it?
-- Lyft vs Minnie Vans?
-- Disney Virtual Runs?
-- Ideas for Tricking People in trying Beverly?
-- What would be a premium you would pay for?
- 3, 3 Dessert Parties ....ah....ah....ahhh
- A Bounty of Banshees
- Weird One Day Tickets
- #FloridaProblems
- RunICOT

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Haunted Mansion Material

Wed, 2018-06-06 17:48
Hey everyone! I am planning on making a Haunted Mansion dress for my daughter for our upcoming trip. I was wondering if anyone had bought any of the material off the internet? Any reputable stores and was the material good quality? Thanks in advance!
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Dining Suggestions within Animal Kingdom?

Wed, 2018-06-06 14:35
Hello.

Other than Flametree BBQ and fast food spots, I have yet to try a restaurant within Animal Kingdom park where reservations are suggested. Anyone have any suggestions on which restaurants to try within Animal Kingdom? If so, what did you order that was tasty food? Also, this will be a party of 1 experience later this year.

Thanks
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Star Wars: Galaxy Edge - Do you want to visit immediately or wait??

Wed, 2018-06-06 14:23
The news coming out about when Galaxy's Edge will open has affected my plans for next summer. I was thinking I was going to visit California and Disneyland in Summer 2019, but with the announcement that Galaxy's Edge will be opening out there, I am seriously reconsidering my plans. While on the one hand, I definitely love to try out new attractions and see new things at Disney, I CANNOT HANDLE CRAZY CROWDS!! I don't think I have claustrophobia, but if I am smushed like sardines, I start to freak out a bit. I can only imagine what it will be like for the first year when it opens on both coasts. SO, how do you guys feel about it? Do you want to be one of the first people to see Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge when it opens in Disneyland and/or Walt Disney World, or will you wait until the absolute insanity calms down (however many months/years that will take....)?
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Mini Golf Coupons

Tue, 2018-06-05 16:23
We didn't book through WDW and are missing the free mini golf coupons. Anyone have 2 they don't want to use? We will be going in 12 days. Thought I would check here and ask. Hope that is okay

Thank you!
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Mickey Ears/Hat collection

Tue, 2018-06-05 06:12
Do you guys keep your mickey ears after your trips? Do you have a good way to display them? My collection is getting too big to just sit and take up space.
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Minnie Van Question

Tue, 2018-06-05 01:34
Can guests of Shades of Green use the Minnie Vans? Just curious if this is one of the things we can do. I know my nieces would love to do this at least once during our trip this summer!! Thanks!!
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Epcot Adds New Musical Act

Tue, 2018-06-05 01:24
Epcot has announced a new musical act for the Canada pavilion this Summer:

Quote: Originally Posted by Disney Parks & Resorts
Starting June 13, the Mill Stage at the Canada Pavilion comes alive with the music of Blueberry Grass Band, an accomplished group from Quebec who transform French and English Canadian hits into their own festive sound.


Blueberry Grass Band takes its name from the sweet nickname given to the people of their home region, Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean. In that beautiful part of Quebec, the residents are colloquially known as “blueberries.” The playful spirit of this nickname shows in the band’s performance as well. Every concert is an undeniably joyous occasion, with their upbeat tunes and the clearly cheerful rapport between the performers. Every member of this six-person band has a different musical background, resulting in a group that uses a variety of instruments – string bass, guitar, violin, drums, banjo and of course, voice!

Blueberry Grass Band has brought their shows to audiences in twenty countries and members of the band have performed on “Britain’s Got Talent” and “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.” Now for a limited time from June 13 to August 26, you can catch them live at Epcot on the Canada Mill Stage.
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Drinking more Disney Kool-Aid

Mon, 2018-06-04 16:22
I am on hold with Disney Dining. My wait time is 15 minutes, and I am enjoying it. :).
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June Campfire Movie Schedule

Mon, 2018-06-04 12:40
If you are visiting Walt Disney World in June be sure to spend at least one relaxing evening at the Fort Wilderness campfire and Sing-a-Long. Enjoy a visit with our nutty friends, Chip & Dale, and a Disney movie under the stars. There will be a real campfire where you can roast marshmallows or smores (bring your own or purchase kits from the chuck wagon). Fire lighting is at 7:30 pm nightly, Sing-a-Long starts at 8:00, and the evening movie starts at about 8:40. Here are your movies for June:

June 1 Honey I Shrunk the Kids (PG)
June 2 The Brave Little Toaster
June 3 Sky High (PG)
June 4 Finding Nemo
June 5 Tangled (PG)
June 6 Monsters, Inc.
June 7 The Princess and the Frog
June 8 Flight of the Navigator (PG)
June 9 Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey
June 10 Cars
June 11 Enchanted (PG)
June 12 The Incredibles (PG)
June 13 High School Musical Remix
June 14 Up (PG)
June 15 Honey I Shrunk the Kids (PG)
June 16 The Brave Little Toaster
June 17 Sky High (PG)
June 18 Finding Nemo
June 19 Tangled (PG)
June 20 Monsters, Inc.
June 21 The Princess and the Frog
June 22 Flight of the Navigator (PG)
June 23 Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey
June 24 Cars
June 25 Enchanted (PG)
June 26 The Incredibles (PG)
June 27 High School Musical Remix
June 28 Up (PG)
June 29 Honey I Shrunk the Kids (PG)
June 30 The Brave Little Toaster
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Toy Story Opening Day

Mon, 2018-06-04 10:41
Good morning [emoji4]

We will be at Hollywood Studios on June 30 but were not able to get fastpasses for any Toy Story Land rides (didn't really think we'd be able to on opening day even trying 60 days out, but got them for a few days later [emoji16]). My question is this...as many times as we've been to WDW, we've never been for an opening of any type and I was wondering what to expect? What happens the day, the hour, the minute a new park area opens? Any and all tips and suggestions would be very much appreciated!

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Update on my AKL dining question

Mon, 2018-06-04 02:03
Thank you all for the responses to my question about AKL dining...I finally convinced my family to go with Jiko! Now I have another question...I was reading about the Rivers of Light package and I am not torn between Tiffins with the Rivers of Light package and sticking with Jiko. My mom and I both have trouble with buffets (physical health issues) so Boma isn't an option and I'd prefer not to do Tusker House but if the Rivers of Light package is worth it, I'd make an exception. I wondered how Tiffins is? Would you recommend sticking with Jiko and doing Tusker House Rivers of Light package, change to Tiffins for the Rivers of Light package, or is the Rivers of Light package not really worth it? I managed to decide on all of our other restaurants without as much trouble as I'm having with the Animal Kingdom/Animal Kingdom Lodge restaurants! :confused:

Thanks for all the help!
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Update on my AKL dining question

Mon, 2018-06-04 02:03
Thank you all for the responses to my question about AKL dining...I finally convinced my family to go with Jiko! Now I have another question...I was reading about the Rivers of Light package and I am not torn between Tiffins with the Rivers of Light package and sticking with Jiko. My mom and I both have trouble with buffets (physical health issues) so Boma isn't an option and I'd prefer not to do Tusker House but if the Rivers of Light package is worth it, I'd make an exception. I wondered how Tiffins is? Would you recommend sticking with Jiko and doing Tusker House Rivers of Light package, change to Tiffins for the Rivers of Light package, or is the Rivers of Light package not really worth it? I managed to decide on all of our other restaurants without as much trouble as I'm having with the Animal Kingdom/Animal Kingdom Lodge restaurants! :confused:

Thanks for all the help!
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Shake-Up Your Summer with One of These Two New Milkshakes

Mon, 2018-06-04 00:12
The Walt Disney World Resort has introduced two new signature Milkshakes to help you beat the summer heat:

Quote: Originally Posted by Walt Disney World


We're shining the spotlight on a new sweet treat at Disney's All Star Movies Resort! The Scene Stealer Cookie Milkshake is making headlines. Pick one up today in a souvenir mug today!
Quote: Originally Posted by The Edison Florida


1000 Milliliters of pure yummy goodness right here! Save room for the Really Big Black Cherry Cream Shake on your next visit [to The Edison in Disney Springs]
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Spend Your Summer Sunday's with One of These Two New Sundaes

Mon, 2018-06-04 00:12
The Walt Disney World Resort has introduced two new signature Sundaes to help you beat the summer heat:

Quote: Originally Posted by Walt Disney World


We're shining the spotlight on a new sweet treat at Disney's All Star Movies Resort! The Scene Stealer Cookie Milkshake is making headlines. Pick one up today in a souvenir mug today!
Quote: Originally Posted by The Edison Florida


1000 Milliliters of pure yummy goodness right here! Save room for the Really Big Black Cherry Cream Shake on your next visit [to The Edison in Disney Springs]
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