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 3.0 #41546 (DL Qual #0

Sep 21, 2014 6:23AM  WDW Talk Land
Leaving for Orlando in 35 days and this will be our first time in Florida. I was hoping that I might ask a few questions. I bought 10 day passes and was wondering how the experienced Disney folks on Mousewait would use these days. I've heard how big Disneyworld is but don't really know how many days we should be spending at each park. The other question is, I've notice the two week forecast shows   More...

We have gone for 2 weeks the past 2 years and love being able to stay for so long.  Here's my suggestion for 10 days:  Animal Kingdom - 2 days (many will say it's a 1/2 day park, but there is so much to do here if you just take your time, especially with those 2 little cuties of yours!)  There are adventures you can do and earn badges, there's a great dig site to visit and several good shows, don't miss Festival of The Lion King!  Hollywood Studios - if you are going during a non busy time, in my opinion, 1 day is plenty, especially if you go from open til close, but you could take it at a slower pace and spend 2 days here.  EPCOT - is definitely a 2 day park, in fact, if you have 3 days,  I'd do that.  Epcot is like 2 parks in one, Future World and The World Showcase; I LOVE The World Showcase, it represents countries from around the world and each country has so much to offer, so don't rush through.  Buy the kiddos passports before entering The World Showcase and have each kidcot area stamp  and sign their passports, that makes it more fun for them, they can be purchased at most gift shops and are about $7 or $8 each.  EPCOT also has so many dining options, you need to eat a lot here!  Magic Kingdom is easily a 2 day park, IF you are going during a busy time, 3 days would be perfect.  Make sure to set up your FP+ for MK rides and HS rides.  If you have any specific questions, ask away.  Oh, and hit a water park, they are worth it, I think Typhoon Lagoon is the better water park.  You should also look into a special event, I'd recommend The Pirates and Pals Fireworks Voyage (look it up on Disney's website or  You won't regret doing it!! Don't worry about the rain too much, go to the Dollar Store and buy ponchos (they are pricey in the parks) and be prepared for short showers (they don't last long and most likely won't happen every day), rain can clear out the parks some, but the true Disney warriors wear ponchos and carry on :). - DizneyGirl  602.2 #8 7:00AM
It looks like you'll be there during EPCOT's Food and Wine Festival, I haven't had the opportunity to attend this, but I highly recommend it from what I've read and other MWers that have been can tell you more! - DizneyGirl  602.2 #8 7:04AM
Great photo and welcome! You are going to love DW and you definitely have enough days! I would do 2 ak, 2studios, 3mk and 3 Epcot. How long will you be there? Any down days? Any dinning ressies? Are you only doing the parks or venturing off to water parks or Disney quest? There is so much great Dinning in the parks and at the hotels surrounding the parks. Bring ponchos, sunscreen and be prepared for it to still be warm during the day. Have a great time✨ - mmddgp  413.9 #16 7:40AM
1. Comfortable walking shoes. 2. Extra socks 3. Make dining reservations for any sit down meals that you may want. 4. Plan a little mid-trip down time to just relax. 5. Pace yourself. Don't try to do everything in 10 days, it can't be done. 6. If you have the park hopper, we like to split our days up and go to different parks. 7. With little ones I suggest mornings at Epcot, it gets a little crowded in the evenings during the Food & Wine festivals. 8. SunScreen and stay hydrated. 9. Planning is important, but don't over plan. Take it slow and enjoy every moment. 10. Have fun. - TheDad  65.2 #80 7:53AM
Very light crowds in the rain at WDW. My personal preference for park touring is MK on the first and last day, at least 2 days at EPCOT and a day for each at AK, HS and DTD. If we have more time than that, we usually divvy it up between MK, EPCOT or do something non-park related like resort touring (one of my fav things to do!), swimming, bowling, boating, biking, hiking, movies, mini-golf, etc. We hardly ever have more than 8 days so the latter stuff I just mentioned is still on our list of things to try at some point! - mrsincredible  809.0 #5 7:56AM

 809.0 #5 (WDW Qual #97

Sep 20, 2014 6:05PM  WDW Talk Land
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Woot woot for you!! Brand spankin new iphone 6??!! Fun times!!! - brittandkell  372.6 #525 6:18PM
Loving it so far, can't wait to take it to Disney!! - mrsincredible  809.0 #5 6:32PM
It does! I am loving the iPhone 6 so far :) - Andrea84  633.7 #7 6:21PM
Me too!! Been playing around with iMovie, making movie shorts of our Disney pics and videos. AWESOME!! - mrsincredible  809.0 #5 6:32PM
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 188.8 #39 (WDW Qual #379

Sep 21, 2014 5:16AM  WDW Talk Land
Good morning mw family! ! EPCOT here we go!!! have a magical day love yall xoxo.

Good morning yessy! Have a great time at Epcot. - disneycm  556.4 #10 5:50AM
Good morning, have a great day!!! - acesdisneygirl  137.7 #2755 5:59AM
Have fun!! - mrsincredible  809.0 #5 8:02AM
Good morning. Have great day. - 5disneylovers  856.4 #4 8:10AM

 107.1 #58 (WDW Qual #675

Sep 21, 2014 4:01AM  WDW Talk Land
Good morning mw

Good morning! - DizneyGirl  602.2 #8 4:20AM
Good morning! - disneycm  556.4 #10 4:27AM
Good morning! - goofygal  6707.7 #8 7:50AM
Good morning jeri. - CollegeDisneyKnowledgeGrad  867.2 #3 7:54AM

 602.2 #8 (WDW Qual #148

Sep 21, 2014 4:45AM  WDW Talk Land
Good morning! As we sat in the Sci Fi Dine In, my daughter enjoyed some skittles. Notice anything?

Hidden Mickey's for everyone! - mrsincredible  809.0 #5 4:47AM
Good morning! Mickey and skittles! 👍 - disneycm  556.4 #10 5:49AM
Haha! I see hidden Mickey's in everything! - kayxobelle  200.6 #35 6:02AM
Cute! - goofygal  6707.7 #8 7:50AM

 188.8 #39 (WDW Qual #379

Sep 21, 2014 7:26AM  WDW Talk Land
live at Epcot with chef mickey.

Thinking Mickey would be much more irresistible with a bowl of cupcakes. Just sayin'. - mrsincredible  809.0 #5 7:38AM
Aww. He is Cute. Have a fun day😘 - mmddgp  413.9 #16 7:28AM
Cute! - goofygal  6707.7 #8 7:49AM

 188.8 #39 (WDW Qual #379

Sep 21, 2014 7:35AM  WDW Talk Land
Ready to get my munch on!!! I'm starving.

Food pics always welcome. 👍 - mrsincredible  809.0 #5 7:36AM
Sure will!!! - yessy  188.8 #39 7:39AM
Have fun - mmddgp  413.9 #16 7:42AM

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 372.6 #525 (DL Qual #749

Sep 21, 2014 7:24AM  WDW Talk Land
Please indulge me as I go back through pics and memory maker!! :)

Aww. So precious ! Can't wait. Love going back through it Extends the vaca just A Little more!✨ - mmddgp  413.9 #16 7:27AM
How cute are they! - CollegeDisneyKnowledgeGrad  867.2 #3 7:38AM
So sweet! - mrsincredible  809.0 #5 7:39AM

 372.6 #525 (DL Qual #749

Sep 20, 2014 5:27PM  WDW Talk Land
More MNSSHP...a few tips...get there early (they let you in at 4), eat before you come (we didn't and wished we had-most restaurants closed around 8 and we felt like it wasted some time), have a plan! It's hard to take it all in and see all of the characters, parade, fireworks, ride rides (w VERY short lines) trick or treat, dance parties, vilians show etc (we didn't get to everything!) It was a G  More...

Great advice!! It's almost impossible to do everything in one night. You definitely have to prioritize and pick and choose your must-sees. - mrsincredible  809.0 #5 5:57PM
I was surprised at how much there was to do!!! I knew what all was going to be available and just pictured us doing it all! My little one was WAY in to the trick or treating (I would've chosen the characters) and dinner took up some precious time lol It was awesome and so worth the money!!! - brittandkell  372.6 #525 6:24PM
I know!!  We have done it twice now, once in 2011 and once last year.  The first year we saw characters, the parade and fireworks, and last year we trick-or-treated, watched the parade and fireworks.  There is STILL stuff we haven't seen. Same with the Christmas party. - mrsincredible  809.0 #5 6:36PM
Love the advice!! - DizneyGirl  602.2 #8 5:58PM
All the times we did mnsshp we did MK earlier in the day. We took our costumes with us and put them in the locker until I was time to change. The parks didn't feel so busy during the day so we were able to do almost all the rides. We would stop for dinner @ 4-430. Then it was time to get on costumes. We didn't ride much at night except for HM and TM. We did get the map and made sure we did the special things. Stage shows, dance party, parade, fireworks and of course the trick or treating. - mmddgp  413.9 #16 6:53PM
Mr I and I will be doing our tour at MK the morning of a party night (not staying for the party). I really hope it's not busy for us. We are hoping to stay until around 5:00 with low crowds all day! 👊 - mrsincredible  809.0 #5 5:01AM
We have been to MK on party days and pretty light crowds especially after 4 and right up to 7 when the party starts - Bakerjars  238.1 #28 5:19AM
Maggie with all The🍀 your having this trip, that is the way It will be for you. Enjoy✨😘 - mmddgp  413.9 #16 7:30AM
I sure hope so!! - mrsincredible  809.0 #5 7:36AM
I thought we would be able to do everything as well, but there was just so much! The lines for the villain characters were pretty long, but we did get to see The Witch because she was standing next to 7DMT wall and I don't think a lot of people noticed her. My kids were really into the trick or treating. While we could have bought just as much candy at home, they had a lot of fun getting to trick or treat at Disney World. What's better than that? The parade was amazing, we saw the first parade and were able to find a spot. We watched the Villians stage show twice, because we liked it so much! The second show was much better, due to it being dark out by then. Celebrate the Magic was right after that, then Hallowishes! I would definitely encourage anyone to go to MNSSHP if they get the chance.. Totally worth it!! - kayxobelle  200.6 #35 5:59AM
I just had to laugh...mine LOVED trick or treating there! Do you know how much candy we could've bought at Target for the amt our tickets cost lol I just decided it was all about the experience of our family being dressed up and trick or treating at the magic kingdom!! - brittandkell  372.6 #525 7:21AM

 809.0 #5 (WDW Qual #97

Sep 16, 2014 6:44AM  The Hub
SURPRISE RAK ALERT! Thank you for the stickers, Angelito and Gary!  I just noticed I had them when I was looking for my MW anniversary date, lol!  Speaking of which, 9/14 marked my 3 year anniversary with Mousewait!  The precious friendships and memories made here over the last three years are priceless and will last a life-time!  This is truly my Laughing Place when I can't be in the parks,   More...

Happy MW Anniversary !!! I have so many things on my disney bucket list thank goodness I was able to cross of DL but I would say at the top is DLP ,hopefully that get crossed off soon, there are things I could only wish for so I like to put things on my bucket list that at least have a chance lol , thanks for doing a RAK :) - tracsant  949.8 #2 6:50AM
Yay for DLP - rink2  76.9 #74 3:46PM
Happy MW Anniversary!! I have a bucket list on the DL side. One item on my list is to fly over Sleeping Beauty castle like Tinker Bell, but Peter told me that will never happen! Oh well. - jacdanfan  6835.4 #6 6:59AM
You're welcome, surprise! - jacdanfan  6835.4 #6 7:00AM
😂😂😂 - tracsant  949.8 #2 7:15AM
Haha, you never know!  Anything could be deemed impossible until it happens!  - mrsincredible  809.0 #5 7:27AM
LOL! I can SO see you doing that! - CollegeDisneyKnowledgeGrad  867.2 #3 7:13PM
Happy MW anniversary!! - goofygal  6707.7 #8 12:49PM
I forgot my bucket item! That would be to go to Club 33. Thanks for the RAK!! - goofygal  6707.7 #8 9:01PM
And you may be able to soon!! - brodysmommy  334.8 #627 7:22AM
Happy MW Anniversary!!!! My bucket list is to stay at Disney for at least 2 or 3 weeks instead of just 1 !!! Add me please !!!!! - skcanfield  470.5 #12 4:52PM
That would be amazing!! - mrsincredible  809.0 #5 5:59PM

 426.8 #437 (DL Qual #894

Sep 18, 2014 10:15AM  The Hub
Is the 80% chance of thunderstorms that I see on for next week the "20 minute rainstorm in Orlando" or is it rainy and nasty all day long?  Just wondering what type of rain stuff to bring...

It's usually a short rain shower!! - DizneyGirl  602.2 #8 11:24AM
That's kind of what I was thinking/hoping.  Photos posted on here show it being sunny so we will plan that way.  Don't want MNSSHP to get rained out! - nelsonzz  426.8 #437 11:45AM
I don't blame you, that would be horrible. I'll send positive, warm thoughts towards Florida :) - DizneyGirl  602.2 #8 1:41PM
I was afraid of that too for last week! It drizzled for about 20 mins at the beginning of the parade but the rest of the night was fine! I hope you love it as much as we did!! - brittandkell  372.6 #525 5:20PM
Don't forget to bring ponchos! It usually rains for a short time, then stops. You just can't predict the weather, even with the forecast. It rained around 5 the night of our party, but then the rest of the night was clear. - kayxobelle  200.6 #35 6:11AM
Generally it rains very hard for a half hour or less... except one trip in August it rained like a monsoon for a couple hours and the power went out. that probably won't happen. 😀 - C-Ticket  38.0 #107 7:09AM
I don't want to scare you. Really, it won't. that was an anomaly. - C-Ticket  38.0 #107 7:09AM

 6707.7 #8 (DL Qual #104

Sep 20, 2014 9:08PM  WDW Talk Land
Disney mail! Thank you Kalena for Mickey's Not So Scary park map! I enjoyed your vacation pix! Thanks for sharing with us!

Nice! 🎃🎃🎃 - disneycm  556.4 #10 3:49AM
Awesome! - DizneyGirl  602.2 #8 4:19AM
So fun! - mrsincredible  809.0 #5 4:44AM
You're so welcome! 😊 - kayxobelle  200.6 #35 6:06AM

 188.8 #39 (WDW Qual #379

Sep 20, 2014 6:44PM  WDW Talk Land
this picture never fails. I just love him sooooo much.

Very cute! Enjoy. Have a magical time yessy - mmddgp  413.9 #16 6:54PM
Fantastic picture Yessy. - Pooh147856  175.0 #44 8:02PM
Great pic! - disneycm  556.4 #10 3:45AM
Love this, Yessy!! - mrsincredible  809.0 #5 4:46AM

 188.8 #39 (WDW Qual #379

Sep 20, 2014 7:51PM  WDW Talk Land
sorry for my tired face but I finally got my woody ears for the costume yay!!

You look adorable. - Pooh147856  175.0 #44 7:58PM
Thanks. - yessy  188.8 #39 9:00PM
Yay! They look great! - disneycm  556.4 #10 3:46AM
Love them! - DizneyGirl  602.2 #8 4:20AM

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 188.8 #39 (WDW Qual #379

Sep 20, 2014 3:35PM  WDW Talk Land
live 1 of 4.

Great collage!! - DizneyGirl  602.2 #8 6:09PM
Nice! - disneycm  556.4 #10 3:47AM

 1381.8 #90 (DL Qual #52

Sep 20, 2014 4:45PM  WDW Talk Land
I keep him out year round and get questions as to why he's out or what he is but hardcore Disney fans know and don't question it lol. This time of year I get a break and no one questions why he is sitting on a living room end table lol

I have the same one and he's out yr round , couldn't imagine putting him away , he stands proudly in my dining rm - tracsant  949.8 #2 6:55PM
Haha!! - mrsincredible  809.0 #5 6:00PM
That's awesome, no questions here! - jacdanfan  6835.4 #6 9:10PM
He is cool! I would keep him out all year long too. 😀 - disneycm  556.4 #10 3:44AM

 949.8 #2 (WDW Qual #119

Sep 20, 2014 6:51AM  WDW Talk Land
( picture from google) is this for real ?!?! Does anyone know about this popcorn bucket ? Is it just at DL ? Sorry for the overload of questions but imma about to die over this lol

I have never seen that before, but it's cute! Will let you know if I see it at MK. - Andrea84  633.7 #7 6:58AM
Thank you - tracsant  949.8 #2 7:45AM
Just saw someone on one of my Disney FB groups post that she got it at DL at the popcorn cart next to HM, originally sold out but they said to check back later and they had more. - Andrea84  633.7 #7 7:05PM
There was a post that they restocked around 5:30pm. People are buying multiples and they have been seen on eBay already! - jacdanfan  6835.4 #6 8:55PM
They should have more. Will check next trip too! - goofygal  6707.7 #8 8:54PM
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 413.9 #16 (WDW Qual #209

Sep 19, 2014 8:14PM  WDW Talk Land
This looks like it will be so pretty. So wish I was going😘❄

Looks so awesome! - DizneyGirl  602.2 #8 8:16PM
Very exciting! - CollegeDisneyKnowledgeGrad  867.2 #3 8:25PM
I can't wait to see this I already have my party tickets - clubkid74  18.4 #161 9:03PM
Wow! Beautiful! - jacdanfan  6835.4 #6 9:08PM

 602.2 #8 (WDW Qual #148

Sep 20, 2014 5:36AM  WDW Talk Land
Good morning MW Family!  Dreary, rainy day today!  I'm headed off to Photo Days, where I'll be taking 5 photography workshops, I'm very excited!  What do you have planned for the day?

Have fun and learn lots! We are happily planning on doing NOTHING this weekend! - ncjal  208.2 #34 5:42AM
Ooo, I love NOTHING weekends!  Wish this was one for us, LOL! - DizneyGirl  602.2 #8 6:02PM
Good morning, nothing going on here. Matt works all weekend. Enjoy your day sounds fun and busy. - Schramke  413.7 #17 5:57AM
It was fun, learned a few new things! - DizneyGirl  602.2 #8 6:02PM
Good morning! - islandgirl58  256.6 #25 11:43AM
Hey Shari!  How was your day? - DizneyGirl  602.2 #8 6:06PM
Good evening Melissa! I spent my day at Northwest Trek wild animal park. This morning, I ran an 8k and my friend ran a 5k. Then we took their tram ride and saw tons of animals! We had lunch and then walked some of the trails (that we had run in the morning). We saw black bears and a grizzly before checking in for our zip line adventure course! Neither one of us had ever done a zip line course and it was a ton of fun! Finally, we checked out the big cats before calling it a day. I'm exhausted, but happy! - CollegeDisneyKnowledgeGrad  867.2 #3 4:17PM
Goodness girl, you run so much is there any of you left?  ;)  Zip line?  Ooo, sounds dangerous!  Exhausted is good, you'll sleep well tonight! - DizneyGirl  602.2 #8 6:06PM
That sounds like an amazing day. Congrats in the run but the trek sounds fun and of course the zip line! - mmddgp  413.9 #16 7:06PM
What a day! Sounds amazing! - goofygal  6707.7 #8 8:53PM

 602.2 #8 (WDW Qual #148

Sep 19, 2014 6:33PM  WDW Talk Land
Boy, I had no idea how beads would take over my life, LOL! This is a Cinderella bracelet, designed and made by yours truly.

Cute, cute! - CollegeDisneyKnowledgeGrad  867.2 #3 8:22PM
Thanks Tiffany!  I saw the charms at the store and KNEW what I had to make, then had to find some fun beads to go with those charms. - DizneyGirl  602.2 #8 6:12PM
Precious!! - mrsincredible  809.0 #5 4:47AM
Thanks Maggie!  I think it turned out pretty well! - DizneyGirl  602.2 #8 6:12PM
Beautiful I love it. - yessy  188.8 #39 8:10PM
So pretty! - goofygal  6707.7 #8 8:49PM

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