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Discussion in 'Theme Parks Attractions and Strategies' started by rteetz, Mar 12, 2017.

  1. Linkura

    Linkura DIS Veteran

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    It replaced NRJ at 10:05 am.

    I dunno, when I was refreshing my butt off, I noticed that they wouldn't display times for rides when I already had an FP scheduled. Originally my FP were 9:05 for KS, 10:05 for NRJ, and 11:10 or something for Mickey and Minnie. I noticed stuff like Primeval Whirl that should have FP always available show as not available during those times. Got rid of M&M when I noticed it. Weird that others are having different experiences. I know it would show those times when initially booking my FP, but not when modifying.
     
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  2. erij11

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    This is definitely what is happening with me. I'm not seeing conflicting times when I try to modify. I would only see conflicting times when I did my original FP. I think I will move the other early FP that I have to a later time to see what happens over the next few days. The 2 that I have are the Lion King show and Kali. I can always do standby for Lion King and Kali is not a must. Thanks so much for sharing your experience!
     
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  4. Linkura

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    You probably won't have an issue re-obtaining those FPs if you dump them. They are pretty low priority. I'd definitely dump them for now. I would have dumped my KS FP but chances seemed low that someone would dump a 9am FOP and KS is somewhat popular- and I just love it- so I didn't want to risk it.
     
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  5. Haley R

    Haley R With all the strength of a raging fire

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    Were you using the app or a computer? Also, what time does ak open the day you are going? Idk if I would waste a FP on KS that early in the morning
     
  6. rteetz

    rteetz Rumors and News Moderator Moderator

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    Back from another successful vacation. Visited Pandora twice but neither at night. Mainly because I had to go to bed early most nights on this trip. Pandora remains busy but also remains my favorite land in a WDW theme park right now.
     
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    Wow Ryan, look at all those medals! Looks heavy! Congrats on completing the Dopey challenge.

    I'll be visiting Pandora for the first time next week. So excited! :hyper:
     
  8. Nole95

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    Visited Pandora for the first time last Thursday. AK was packed and the standby for FOP was over four hours long. Really makes it tough to get around parts of Pandora when those lines are snaked around everywhere. Other than that, the place looks great.

    I have to say that FOP definitely lived up to the hype, and was a great ride. The worst part of the ride was the absolutely awful pre-show videos. Just not good at all. If there was one thing that can try to make better, it would be that. You'd think Disney could have found someone who could act a little better than that. I can see why the standby lines are so long because the pre-show pieces take awhile.

    We had FPs, and even though the standby was over 4 hours long at that point, it took us only about 35 minutes from the time we entered until we walked out.
     
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  9. ctfamily

    ctfamily Earning My Ears

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    Our trip is next week Sat to Thurs, we dropped the ball on the FP window and I for one am definitely not rope drop material, getting up 5AM every day to catch a train had me looking forward to some ZZZZZZ. Make me feel better about the pre-park close strategy for Pandora FOP, are we talking walk on to 60mins when folks use this approach? Thanks all for posting so much great info.
     
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    Definitely not walk-on. Could be 60-90 minutes, could be less, with the lower crowds expected next week. My son and daughter in law did it on New Years Day, the posted wait was still 125 minutes, and they were on in about 60. Admittedly, it was a cold and rainy day and night.
     
  11. Linkura

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    I used both. But the winning refresh came from the computer.

    It's an EMH day, so open at 8. I really don't have anything else I want to use a FP on. EE is too rough for me, I hate Dinosaur and Primeval Whirl, don't want to do the shows, Kali, or ROL. Will probably grab a M&M FP once all is firmed up with FOP.
     
  12. Haley R

    Haley R With all the strength of a raging fire

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    I think dinosaur is super rough! We are still doing it because my niece has never done it but it’s not a ride I like. I’ve never seen the Nemo show so I got a FP for that and our other FP is for Kali. I’ve never done Kali before either.
     
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    ThistleMae Pandora is Even Better than Imagined!

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    We are skipping Kali because we don't want to get wet. We did it in June and it was great...because it was super hot out and it cooled us off. Not sure what we are looking at for weather.
     
  14. Haley R

    Haley R With all the strength of a raging fire

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    It was hot last year when we went that first week of March so I'm hoping for the same. When I asked our niece what rides she liked at AK that was the one she was most excited about. I'm bringing a poncho and flip flops so I won't get wet.
     
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    ThistleMae Pandora is Even Better than Imagined!

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    What do you call hot? I'm planning on bringing sandals and sneakers, and tank tops and some long sleeve and jeans for at night.
     
  16. Haley R

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    Like in the 80's. It was VERY hot compared to the Midwest at that time of year. If I remember correctly, it was snowing when we left our airport to go to Orlando. DH got sunburnt on the back of his neck and his nose. I also got sunburnt from swimming during the day.
     
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    I was there the first week of March as well. But I was there the few actually seasonable days in the upper 70s/low 80s. Before and after, it was very hot. Got super lucky.
     
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    ThistleMae Pandora is Even Better than Imagined!

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    That would be so awesome! Here's hoping. I'm still bringing jeans just in case it gets cool at night...I guess the weather can be pretty unpredictable this time of year...or when we are going, from what I hear.
     
  19. Haley R

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    I bring one pair of jeans and one pair of sweatpants. Then I bring one hoodie and one light jacket. We were really cold one morning waiting to get into MK and that was the same day that DH got sunburnt. It just changes dramatically between morning/afternoon/night. We took that afternoon to go to Tom Sawyer Island and I wished I had worn a tank top. I was sweating so bad and rolled my sleeves up to my shoulders.
     
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    Oh, I loved it being hot! It was so nice to be able to go swimming and feel the sun for once compared to our winter wonderland.
     
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    Yup, mornings and nights can be cool. Just bring a sweatshirt or hoodie and you'll be fine.
     

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