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My favorite secret- and sadly I don't think they do this anymore- is in DTD my dad and I used to go one afternoon and you could rent a wooden stick, with a piece of string and a hook that they called a fishing pole- It was seriously a stick. They wouldn't give you bait either. We used to buy some popcorn and go popcorn fishing down there all the time. It was so silly because it was a stick and popcorn but we loved it!

On the last time we saw this, I actually caught a fish with my popcorn! Unfortunately when my dad went to take it off the hook, it puffed up and cut his hand. I did not even think this type of fish was in the area and I still swear to this day it was a fluke of some sort and shouldn't have been there. We still laugh about this all the time!

I know the food is awful most times, but I still like sharing a spaghetti noodle and Tony's Town Square as well!

Also, mickey shaped jello and mini burgers and dogs and the Plaza!

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I would say the British Invasion or whatever it is called now. My dad is a huge Beatles fan and we would go watch the British Invasion at least twice every vacation. It is a can't miss for my family. It is just nice to sit in the relaxing garden with very few people there. I hope the new show is as good!

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Beaches and cream at the beach club and the boardwalk bakery. Best spots for treats

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I enjoy the People Mover, in fact I sometimes like to look around at Tomorrowland, and remember my first experience at some of the attractions when they were at the 1964 Worlds fair in NY.

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Peoplemover all the way. I also think that the Laugh Floor is a hoot. By the way, HOW do they do that....make an animated character on the screen personally interact with the audience? Where are the hidden guys who see us???

Same with the trash can....how do they do that???? Disney magic?

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disneydoc wrote:
Peoplemover all the way. I also think that the Laugh Floor is a hoot. By the way, HOW do they do that....make an animated character on the screen personally interact with the audience? Where are the hidden guys who see us???

Same with the trash can....how do they do that???? Disney magic?

Yup! Disney Magic , all the way, nothin else, all magic! Wink

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I was told about a place that I haven't even seen or heard of in EPCOT. It's called Club Cool. You can sample sodas from around the world free of charge for as long as you like, as often as you like! I'm going to try to find this place when we go.

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You've probably passed it a number of times, we always passed until last year.

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salejune wrote:
I was told about a place that I haven't even seen or heard of in EPCOT. It's called Club Cool. You can sample sodas from around the world free of charge for as long as you like, as often as you like! I'm going to try to find this place when we go.

Yes as long as they are Coke products, and don't forget to try the Beverley it's a very unique flavor.

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Same for us. We have walked by it every trip, and never stopped in. eek It just didn't register for some reason.

Thanks to everyone here, we finally paid a visit in May. It was a fabulous place to stop and take a break and cool down. We will definitely stop there again at least once in October.

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salejune wrote:
I was told about a place that I haven't even seen or heard of in EPCOT. It's called Club Cool. You can sample sodas from around the world free of charge for as long as you like, as often as you like! I'm going to try to find this place when we go.

Yes! The Coca-Cola tasting area. The lychee flavored one was the best I've had so far, can't remember the country it was from though. One of the Asian ones. Italy wasn't very good.

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Some of our favorite "secrets" are
Getting a Nutella and fruit waffle at Sleepy Hollow in MK.
People Mover in MK, been riding that for over 20 years.

Having a udon noodle bowl and sitting outside at Katsura Grill in Japan
Lobster sliders for lunch at Captains Grill at Yacht Club

We always have to find DeVine at the AK

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Vettelover wrote:
salejune wrote:
I was told about a place that I haven't even seen or heard of in EPCOT. It's called Club Cool. You can sample sodas from around the world free of charge for as long as you like, as often as you like! I'm going to try to find this place when we go.

Yes as long as they are Coke products, and don't forget to try the Beverley it's a very unique flavor.

Unique, that certainly is one way to put it.

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natazu wrote:
Jym's Top-7 Best Kept Disney Secrets
7. Conservation Station
6. Cream Cheese Pretzels (nuf said)
5. The amazing view of Wishes(tm) from in front of Winnie the Pooh.
4. Push, the Trashcan
3. Sanaa
2. DeVine
1. Veteran Cast Members' Stories

Yep yep yep awesome

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My best kept secret is stepping into the Hall of President's on a hot day, or riding the Universe of Energy when your feet/legs are tired.

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finngirl wrote:
Same for us. We have walked by it every trip, and never stopped in. eek It just didn't register for some reason.

Same here. I think it's because it looks just like a concession stand of some sort to me. They have mist things all over to keep you cool. I remember it being right by the exit of Test Track (too bad it's closed right now mad). I think last time I went there was no one there to keep it open, so, obviously, we kept going. I'll definitely test it out this time.

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Port Orleans French Quarter. shhh
It is a nice quaint little hotel. As far as I know it is the smallest of all the resorts. One bus stop, so you don't have to go around the entire resort stop after stop. The bus lines at the park are usually the shortest. The pool is kinda boring, there is no character stuff like the all stars, that bring the kids in to the resort. If you want more amenities you can visit the sister resort POR and use their pools. The boat ride to DTD is nice.

I love FQ. We have tried other resorts and always come back to the quiet, less hectic, slow pace of the FQ. When we looked into DVC we told the rep we preferred FQ, he said that the DVC was not right for us. Over all it was cheaper to stay there every year then buying into DVC. I guess DVC pays for itself when you stay deluxe.

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When we looked into DVC we told the rep we preferred FQ, he said that the DVC was not right for us. Over all it was cheaper to stay there every year then buying into DVC. I guess DVC pays for itself when you stay deluxe.

I always love it when I hear DVC Guides that are putting the guests first over sales. When talking about DVC I often tell people that it's really not everyone. Guests that don't come frequently, or are perfectly happy at a Value really don't get any benefit from moving to DVC. I always feel that the Moderate guests are right on that line. Are you happy at a moderate but always dream of a deluxe? If so, DVC can put you there at just about the same cost. But if you love your moderate and don't really care about having the extra stuff, then there's no real reason to buy. The people who actually save money with DVC are the ones that were staying at the Deluxe resorts to begin with. All of Disney Resorts are so fantastic, I love that they offer a little something to fit all types of travelers!

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oft013, what are these lobsta sliders you speak of?

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Oh - and the rocking chairs at: golden horseshoe, Tom Sawyer's Island, and AKL balconies overlooking Arusha Rock.

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Good morning!

I personally have never done it, but I think there are free movies and a marshmallow roast at Fort Wilderness. Also there are resort tours.

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Beaches and cream at the beach club and the boardwalk bakery. Best spots for treats

We went there our first time because all these ppl on another site ( not sure if I can name it here) said Beaches and Cream had the best burgers in the world. When I say the world I mean all of the parks and resorts. So we had burgers and they were good but our dining plan included dessert. Oh wow those sundaes are huge. We couldn't do more then a few bites.
Good burgers and sundaes with a nice atmosphere inside and outside.

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Vettelover wrote:
salejune wrote:
I was told about a place that I haven't even seen or heard of in EPCOT. It's called Club Cool. You can sample sodas from around the world free of charge for as long as you like, as often as you like! I'm going to try to find this place when we go.

Yes as long as they are Coke products, and don't forget to try the Beverley it's a very unique flavor.

Whenever I am with ppl I tell them try the Beverly. The look on ppl faces are priceless. Even if you are just watching strangers around you.

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Our best kept secret is the grilled salmon dinner at Columbia House at MK. Nicely seasoned salmon, couscous and perfectly steamed broccoli. For those of us trying to make healthy choices (most of the time) while at the parks, this is great. And the best news? Only $10!

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angels444 wrote:
Vettelover wrote:
salejune wrote:
I was told about a place that I haven't even seen or heard of in EPCOT. It's called Club Cool. You can sample sodas from around the world free of charge for as long as you like, as often as you like! I'm going to try to find this place when we go.

Yes as long as they are Coke products, and don't forget to try the Beverley it's a very unique flavor.

Whenever I am with ppl I tell them try the Beverly. The look on ppl faces are priceless. Even if you are just watching strangers around you.

YES! Club Cool is a great place to cool down and sample some sodas. I am also guilty of suggesting the Beverly to people who have not tried it before. My 7 year old nephew LOVED it!

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Here is a pic I took of Bec during and after drinking the Beverly. I forgot her choice words but she wasnt happy with dad at all!!! biggrin

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I love that salmon dinner at Columbia Harbour too! I raved about it all summer!

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I love Push....the magic behind that little trash dude is priceless!

Also, Sanaa at AKL couldn't BE more fabulous.