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Mr. Tom Morrow
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Of course you should ride the Tommoroland Transit Authority if for no other reason than to honor TD's own Tom Morrow. (Plus, it's quiet and non scary way to preview some of the Tommorowland rides.


The most relaxing ride on property and at night your eyes adjust and you can see Space Mountain's track system. Plus all of the different lights that you would otherwise not pay attention. And you get to hear my spiel! (although the one in my sig is the old WEDway spiel). The TTA one is "Please contact Mr. Johnson in the control tower to confirm your flight to the moon". It's an homage to Flight to the Moon but it prefer the corny ring joke.






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total for the trip cost how much??

and you are driving from the BR area???

Sorry. I am back now.

Don't know the total cost. Probably $200 for hotel (That is total. I am using Hilton points). Should get the tickets for all 5 of us using Disney points from my wife's visa. (Again, free, but not really since I earn them bc my wife spends money like it's going out of style.)

Probably meals - $100-200/day and gas will be ~$200 each way. So, probably coming out of pocket $1,500 or so. Not bad at all, IMO.

We are driving from Mobile.



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Awesome!! If I could by by the gallon I would.. I love that stuff


You can sorta. Minute maid makes the drink for Disney and they sell canned POG in frozen concentrate. Most stores have it.






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Get one of those big blue double strollers.

Good advice. Dug my twins' old double stroller out of the basement.






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You can sorta. Minute maid makes the drink for Disney and they sell canned POG in frozen concentrate. Most stores have it.


REALLY NOW????

I guess I'm stopping at the store on the way home?
Thanks for the heads up on that...

Glad I'm not the only one here who loves this place... I get kinda excited when a Disney topic comes up in the OT..Can't wait to go back..We are gonna spend Thankgiving break there..I will shockingly in the 20 time that I've visited be the first time during that time ..



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re: Last minute advice - Heading to Disney World today (Updates pp.10 & 11 & 12)


Mr. Tom, I did also buy 3 of the frozen cokes and a few other things while in there. So I think they still made money off of me.

I am not a big juice drinker, but that stuff at ohana was very good. We did the character breakfast on a day that we took a break from the parks. Was probably the most fun one we have done. We got priceless pics of my son and Mickey. Well worth the cost for those memories. We are planning to try crystal palace next time. Anybody done the character breakfast there?






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TigerDik86

Sent you an email for your "unofficial guide book". Thanks a lot!






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re: Last minute advice - Heading to Disney World today (Updates pp.10 & 11 & 12)


I have done the character breakfast many times. This is my take:
Frankly,the quality of it has deteriorated over the years. However, if you do not mind shelling out big bucks for a simple breakfast, it is a great way for your kids to meet a bunch of the characters all in one setting, rather than having to wait in multiple lines throughout the park. If your kids are on the older side,I would skip it. But if they are young enough to still believe in the "magic" of Disney, I'd say it makes for a fun experience.






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Found this on slickdeals hope this helps you.


DAMN!!!

THANKS!!!






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Mr. Tom Morrow
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REALLY NOW????

I guess I'm stopping at the store on the way home?
Thanks for the heads up on that...

Glad I'm not the only one here who loves this place... I get kinda excited when a Disney topic comes up in the OT..Can't wait to go back..We are gonna spend Thankgiving break there..I will shockingly in the 20 time that I've visited be the first time during that time ..






Yep and I hear you. I mostly post in either PSU , Disney, and weather threads.






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Sits With Squirrels
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We are planning to try crystal palace next time. Anybody done the character breakfast there?


Yes , food is like all the other buffet style breakfast ...so its good..

Characters are Pooh and Friends..It's worth doing..

We did a Character Dining over at the Grand that was also really Good...1900 Park Fare..
Try the Strawberry soup..

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Yep and I hear you. I mostly post in either PSU , Disney, and weather threads


I gotcha.. And Thanks for the pic..now I know what it looks like..



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Also, if you have girls who want to meet the princesses, there is a princess dinner at a restaurant in the "Netherlands" portion of Epcot.


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Also, if you have girls that want to meet the princesses, there is a princess dinner at a restaurant in the "Netherlands" portion of Epcot.


I do and it is one of our reservations for our trip during Thanksgiving.. There are actually 4 couples going and we all have girls that are 5 .. So princess stuff is a must do..






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Also, if you have girls that want to meet the princesses, there is a princess dinner at a restaurant in the "Netherlands" portion of Epcot.
Usually Belle, in the gold dress. Norwegian food kinda blah though.You can also find her and the beast outdoors by the water in France during most afternoons.






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Also, if you have girls that want to meet the princesses, there is a princess dinner at a restaurant in the "Netherlands" portion of Epcot.


Ashkeraus (sp?) is the name. Same princesses as Cinderella's Castle dinner except for Cinderella. Much cheaper and easier to get. Our daughter has done both.






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I have done the character breakfast many times.
If you want to see most of the princesses in one spot, go to the breakfast upstairs in the castle. Need reservations far in advance though, unless you get lucky.






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re: Last minute advice - Heading to Disney World today (Updates pp.10 & 11 & 12)


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We are planning to try crystal palace next time. Anybody done the character breakfast there?


Pretty much the generic breakfast like Chef Mickey's (not that it's a bad thing...it's a good breakfast). The biggest difference is that it's Pooh and friends. If you like those characters it's worth it plus you're literally inside the MK. So if you book a 8:00 am breakfast, you'll be in the park before it opens (not that you can ride rides or anything).






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But the Cinderella Castle dinner is so nice if you can swing it. It's like 50 bucks a person. Get a reservation for right before the fireworks and ask to sit by the window if possible. Best dinner I ever had.





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DAMN!!!

THANKS!!!


Just an FYI that's DisneyLAND, not WDW.






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re: Last minute advice - Heading to Disney World today (Updates pp.10 & 11 & 12)


Oh, and don't put your hands up on Space Mountain.





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