Pre-Trip Plans Done? Give the moderator a PM. Will move to TR or Close it.

Discussion in 'Pre-Trip Reports and Plans' started by OhMari, Jun 25, 2009.

  1. OhMari

    OhMari WDW PreTrip and Trip Moderator Moderator

    Apr 23, 2000
    We have new boards for the Trip Report Board!!

    PRE TRIP BOARD: Tickets, Cameras, Sneakers, Ready Set Go

    This board will be for your pre trip reports which (Suggested)

    Should Contain:

    * Who is in your party

    * Your travel dates

    * Where are you staying

    * What Advanced Dining Reservations you have made (if any)

    * If you have a set itinerary

    * Any special plans, events, etc that you have planned

    Your pre trip report should be posted here

    Starting today (September 28, 2006) all pre trip reports will be posted here and if necessary moved to this subboard.

    You can have 2 options upon returning from your trip

    1. You can post your adventures on the pre trip report and we (the moderators) will move it to the main trip report board


    2. You can start a new trip report and link your pre trip in your first post

    Directions to Set up a Link in your Trip Report

    If you want to write your Trip Report in installments, you can show links at the bottom of each thread for your other installments.

    After you post installment 2

    Click on edit to go back to your post

    Once your post opens up you can click on

    Insert Hyperlink

    the little blue circle with what looks like glasses (this is under the Font Size and Color line

    A little box titled

    Explorer User Promot will pop up

    In the blank box you can type what you want to call your link


    Day One

    type in your text and click on OK

    The next box is where you insert the URL from your day 1 installment

    (open your day 1 installment, at the top of page 1 of that installment click on the address to high light it and select copy)

    Once your link is pasted into the little box Click Ok and your link will show up in your current thread.

    TRIP REPORT BOARD: WDW TR's Work in Progess

    This will be your trip report

    You can post either all in one post

    You can post each installment

    If you wish you can link your installments

    All trip reports are welcome

    It is up to YOU how you write your report

    Just be careful on how much personal information you share on the internet

    COMPLETED TRIP REPORTS: So Sad, Our Trip is Over

    After a trip report is completed/finsihed it will be moved to this board.

    Once a trip report is completed after 3 weeks

    it will be moved to the completed Trip report board for all to enjoy


    Now for some general comments/thoughts:

    You do not need to post to a particular trip report in order to subscribe, you can do that by subscribing to the thread

    Subscribing to a particular thread directions:

    Open the thread that you want to follow

    On Page 1 of the thread in the Blue line above the post (right below the Post Reply button) over on the right hand side there is a box in Dark Blue labeled Thread Tools.

    Click on Thread Tools

    Click on Subscribe to this Thread

    On the next page you can select what type of Notication by email that you want

    Click on Add Subscription

    You will receive an email everytime anyone posts on the thread that you want to follow.

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  2. OhMari

    OhMari WDW PreTrip and Trip Moderator Moderator

    Apr 23, 2000
    Don't be afraid to use GoLynx, the public buses serving Orlando. Using the No. 50 gets you to Seaworld and I-Drive from the Ticket and Transportation Center and Downtown Disney. The No. 111 is a direct bus to the Florida Mall. It's cheap, reliable and punctual, and way cheaper than shuttles or taxis.
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  4. travelerof1985

    travelerof1985 Earning My Ears

    Oct 4, 2010
    this was so uselful!

  5. OhMari

    OhMari WDW PreTrip and Trip Moderator Moderator

    Apr 23, 2000

    Well thank you. As you can see, we don't get many posts in this thread.

    Welcome to the Disboards.
    Let me know if I can help you with anything.

  6. tpettie

    tpettie What's a tag and why do I want one...

    Feb 25, 2008
    I'm wondering if there is a "rule" about when to start a trip report? How far out for a trip are they done normaly? Is 2yrs out too early?? ;)
  7. Jazzabelle508

    Jazzabelle508 DIS Veteran

    Feb 16, 2011
    How do you add the date that you have made your most recent update on to your TR or PTR Title?
  8. PlutosRHM55

    PlutosRHM55 Pluto's Prince (Haters back off!)

    Sep 14, 2010
    Just click on edit on the first post in your PTR. After that, click "Go Advanced" at the bottom and you'll come to another page and you'll see your PTR title in a separate text box and you just write it there :-)
  9. 204charity

    204charity DIS Veteran

    Sep 14, 2011
    I'm sorry if this sounds stupid. But how do I add a link to my Pre-Trip report in my Signature?
  10. Homesick for Disney

    Homesick for Disney Mouseketeer

    Sep 27, 2007
    Hi, I've been searching for an answer to this question and cannot seem to find it. I started a trip report for my last vacation but did not finish it. It is now closed (I'm guessing because I didn't update for so long). Is there any way for me to reopen it so I can finish? Thank you!
  11. brandijo5

    brandijo5 LSU Tiger Stadium - No Place Like It!!!!!!!!!

    May 12, 2007
    I'm trying to edit my PTR and I keep trying to add a link to my updates, but I can't seem to get the link to work. I followed the instructions at the top of the page and it seems that a link box pops up and it won't let me edit the name of the link.

  12. brandihead2012

    brandihead2012 Mouseketeer

    Jul 2, 2012
    I was hoping someone could move my PTR to TR. :) thank you!
  13. twinsouvenirs

    twinsouvenirs Mother of Dragons :)

    Jun 22, 2013
    Would a pre-DVC trip report go on this board? I know the DVC trip reports have a separate board and I'm not sure if the PTRs should be here or there for that 'subgenre'
  14. Dreams0308

    Dreams0308 Mouseketeer

    Sep 7, 2008

    I was just about the ask the EXACT same question! I want to do a pre-trip report for DVC
  15. mayora13

    mayora13 Abby

    Mar 8, 2015
    most people space out their PTR posts.. do i have to do this, or can i write my whole PTR in one sitting?
  16. nilla

    nilla Proud Disney Pixie Dust Snorter

    May 23, 2008
    However you want!

    (disclaimer: I'm NOT a moderator :))
  17. nilla

    nilla Proud Disney Pixie Dust Snorter

    May 23, 2008
    Whom do I contact about getting my TR moved to the "completed" page?
  18. karsen11

    karsen11 Mouseketeer

    Apr 22, 2014
    This may sound like a weird question, but I would love to write a PTR and a Trip Report, but I have no clue how to even start...where can I find these instructions? Thanks!

  19. mzpoirot

    mzpoirot DVC Member since Nov 2016

    May 29, 2014
    Hello - could someone please move my "Foodie Heaven - November 2016" pre-trip report over to the trip report page please?
  20. gorkt

    gorkt DIS Veteran

    Feb 18, 2011
  21. dramadrew

    dramadrew Mouseketeer

    Nov 10, 2008
    Are there any other moderators for this section besides OhMari? I noticed that moderator hasn't been active since the beginning of November. Thanks!
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