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Epcot in the Rain


Tuesday, July 02, 2013

We decided to brave it and were able to get a few things in between showers but came back to the rental around 4pm as they ride we had a "fast pass" for shut down due to rain. I have to admit that I really don't like the long lines, some of which are an hour and a half. And you are only allowed to get these things called "fast passes" which let you go to the head of the line every 2 hours but then you have to wait a long time before you can use the passes. I basically think it is very much a rip off for what you all ready pay to get into the park. You seem to constantly be running around trying to coordinate these fast passes. My advise for anyone considering coming to Disney World is to come at a really off time. My DH and I were doing the math and for the amount of time we get to spend on a ride and the cost of the entrance fee....we are spending about $10 per minute of fun per person...so $60 per minute. We did this math exercise as we were standing in yet another line. It was just funny to figure it out. So a bit disappointed as you read about all the new rides and things that you want to go on but in reality you can on get on about 3 rides a day with all the waiting. So for any of you out there that are thinking Disney World do it at a very off time if there is one.
Sean, the grandson is still coughing like crazy. Poor baby....but he doesn't act too sick so that is good.
It is a really rainy day so not sure what we will get into today. We still have two day tickets for universal and one day of Sea World yet to do. We are fortunate that we could afford the VIP tickets for both of those so hopefully the lines won't be as long.
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GOSPELCLOWN 7/3/2013 10:09AM

    Enjoy your time together! Keep having fun.

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GOANNA2 7/3/2013 9:23AM

    Great pictures. I was lucky to have gone to
Epcot in February last year and my friend,
who lives there knew the layout and guided
me around without really having to line up
and it was of course winter. I just don't like
that you have to pay for the parking. Still,
you have to expect that I suppose. I love your
maths too. The kids must've enjoyed them-
selves regardless, so that is good.
I hope there won't be lines at the next 2 parks.

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PJBONARRIGO 7/3/2013 12:33AM

    Rain and coughs go away! I hope the sun comes out soon. I really am enjoying your pictures :-)

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LIS193 7/2/2013 10:11PM

    Great pics!

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PMFISH 7/2/2013 9:53PM

    If you don't like Florida weather, wait an hour and it will change. That is usual, but now is rainy season so it is more frequent. Thanks for sharing.

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JANIEWWJD 7/2/2013 9:51PM

    Wow, sounds tiring, but fun!!! You look great, by the way, and apparently, you have been feeling great too!!!! Continue having fun!!!!
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KATRINAKAT23 7/2/2013 9:41PM

  You look wonderful!! Sounds like highway robbery to me (Disney world) though I bet a lot of fun, when you finally get on the rides.

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ALEXSGIRL1 7/2/2013 8:53PM

    nice pics

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MEADSBAY 7/2/2013 4:26PM

    Great pics!
Disney used to be a reasonably priced famliy vacation- not any more!
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RD03875 7/2/2013 3:21PM

    I have another friend who is also there in the rain!!

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WHITEANGEL4 7/2/2013 2:43PM

    Sorry you are having to endure such long wait to enjoy a ride. Hubby and I always wait for an off seaso. They run a special for Floridians then

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1CRAZYDOG 7/2/2013 1:50PM

    Glad you're having a good time! HUGS!!

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JUDYAMK 7/2/2013 1:32PM

    We always went the week before Memorial weekend we never once waited in line we went from one ride to another.I could not wait in line that long. Will not be long before you are home!! Happy you are feeling good
Judy

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KNYAGENYA 7/2/2013 1:11PM

    I go at the end of September and I love it. Hardly any lines and not a ton of people.

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HEALTHYGRAMMY49 7/2/2013 12:33PM

    Raindrops Keep Fallin' On Your Head and you're still having fun! Looks like the family was making memories to treasure for a lifetime. What fun!

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MSLZZY 7/2/2013 11:58AM

    You are making the best of it with sick kids, the rain and long lines. This would not be DH's choice of vacation. He stood in lines long enough in the army so he's not about to do it now. Have a great day!

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123ELAINE456 7/2/2013 11:16AM

 

Looks like You and Family had Fun Regardless of the
Lines and Weather. Hope that You will have some Sun Shine soon. Love the Pictures. You are doing very Well. God Blessings to You, Your Family and Everyone. Have a Super Great Day. Take Care Hugs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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GAYEMC 7/2/2013 10:09AM

    I hope the rain will stop for you but it looks like you weathered it well. Sorry about the lines, I have no patience for those. That's a lot of money to spend for standing around. I'm sure you're enjoying the grand kids though.

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MELTEAGUE 7/2/2013 9:41AM

    love the pics! glad you are feeling ok and able to make these memories!

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PHATPAT18 7/2/2013 9:12AM

    It looks like the rain did not dampen your day.

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JODROX 7/2/2013 8:58AM

    Seems like rain is a given in Florida. Both times we went, we ended up buying the ponchos so we could continue having fun without getting drenched. And yes, we did go in the off-season! I'm with you - not a big fan of the lines!

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CIRANDELLA 7/2/2013 8:49AM

    Applause for you for managing to have a good time despite some adverse conditions, Sallie! I hope today brings better weather for you...

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EWL978 7/2/2013 8:44AM

    Looks like you had fun in spite of the lines!!

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