Are We Enabling Disney?

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Are We Enabling Disney?

I was reading about how they're going to charge so much for Remy. Do you think that those of us who are huge fans make it too easy for Disney to pretty much do whatever they want? When I read about Remy and I was thinking "that's too much, but I bet some people will pay it." That seems to be the way with everything to do with Disney. Certain things are crazy but they know a lot of us will put up with it. Do you think that Disney-lovers are making it too easy for Disney to get their way?

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short answer. yes. if people will pay it, they can charge it.

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dsoup wrote:
I was reading about how they're going to charge so much for Remy. Do you think that those of us who are huge fans make it too easy for Disney to pretty much do whatever they want? When I read about Remy and I was thinking "that's too much, but I bet some people will pay it." That seems to be the way with everything to do with Disney. Certain things are crazy but they know a lot of us will put up with it. Do you think that Disney-lovers are making it too easy for Disney to get their way?

Yes - and I agree. There are places that I certainly draw the line. I'd like to think even if I could, I wouldn't do something like that on principle. It's just too darn much when you've already paid more than the industry standard for the cruise, AND dining is included. I don't have a problem with a reasonable upcharge, but my jaw dropped on that one. Sort of like the California Grill NYE "special."

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I'm not sure. I really have no idea what the quality will be at Remy. If it's at all like V&A's, it might be worth the upcharge... I'll reserve judgment until I hear more reviews biggrin

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I do think that Disney relies on their brand quite a bit to charge a premium. Obviously enough of us think it's worth it that they get away with it. I've said many times that I think in the past decade and a bit that they've been spending their brand more than they've been building it. Of course maybe I'm discounting the hooks they're getting into kids with Hannah Montana and High School Musical, etc.

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admin wrote:
I'm not sure. I really have no idea what the quality will be at Remy. If it's at all like V&A's, it might be worth the upcharge... I'll reserve judgment until I hear more reviews biggrin

I kind of have to agree with admin here...I don't think it's something that *I* would do unless there was something like TOTALLY awesome happening..like I won the lottery..but I think that it all depends.

I'll wait for more reviews as well Smile

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Yes, it will be interesting to see what critics have to say about it.

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I would say that I am willing to pay extra for the quality of product that Disney provides, however I do feel like there's a bit of a downward trend in quality (not huge just a bit) and an upward trend in price (just like everything else).

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dsoup wrote:
I would say that I am willing to pay extra for the quality of product that Disney provides, however I do feel like there's a bit of a downward trend in quality (not huge just a bit) and an upward trend in price (just like everything else).

Ahem..Le Cellier..

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Another true confession...haven't been (please don't throw a shoe at me, Bella.)

SO - worth it or not, Le Cellier? Because I can totally make my own cheddar soup Smile

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Lizzy_B wrote:
Another true confession...haven't been (please don't throw a shoe at me, Bella.)

SO - worth it or not, Le Cellier? Because I can totally make my own cheddar soup Smile

Eh..I wouldn't throw anything over Le Cellier. I think it's overrated. The soup is good though..you can buy it at the F&W Booth and it's yummy..and hello..post that recipe! I tried to make the Le Cellier recipe once and it was very complicated..too much for me to even bother!

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Bella wrote:
Lizzy_B wrote:
Another true confession...haven't been (please don't throw a shoe at me, Bella.)

SO - worth it or not, Le Cellier? Because I can totally make my own cheddar soup Smile

Eh..I wouldn't throw anything over Le Cellier. I think it's overrated. The soup is good though..you can buy it at the F&W Booth and it's yummy..and hello..post that recipe! I tried to make the Le Cellier recipe once and it was very complicated..too much for me to even bother!

The hard thing about it is...Disney, crafty Disney, has published at LEAST two versions of it, maybe more. Let me hunt up the one that we've had success with...it's so wretchedly fattening that it's not something we make often...

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Lizzy_B wrote:
Bella wrote:
Lizzy_B wrote:
Another true confession...haven't been (please don't throw a shoe at me, Bella.)

SO - worth it or not, Le Cellier? Because I can totally make my own cheddar soup Smile

Eh..I wouldn't throw anything over Le Cellier. I think it's overrated. The soup is good though..you can buy it at the F&W Booth and it's yummy..and hello..post that recipe! I tried to make the Le Cellier recipe once and it was very complicated..too much for me to even bother!

The hard thing about it is...Disney, crafty Disney, has published at LEAST two versions of it, maybe more. Let me hunt up the one that we've had success with...it's so wretchedly fattening that it's not something we make often...

Ugh maybe you should keep it then..that's the LAST thing I need is a fatty soup.

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Hey guys! My husband did a video on the Le Cellier cheddar soup. it's not really that hard, just takes some time. Would be good to make on a Saturday afternoon and eat on it all weekend. (:

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Thanks, Kristen!

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Thank you very much Kristen, we will try making that probably this weekend or maybe even sooner.

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