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Maelstrom. Everyone always says this is a must do ride. I just do not get it. At all...

"Go back... back over the falls!" laugh That's my favourite part of the ride.

I must admit, I kinda like Maelstrom. I don't know why really. I just find it relaxing in a Living with the Land sort of way.

Now Living with the Land is one of my favorite rides haha!

Yeah, it's a nice ride. Have you done the "Behind the Seeds" tour by chance? That one is really great because you walk around in the greenhouse/dome and learn all about the plants in detail. Plus, it's really cheap (~$14 per person) and goes for about an hour and a half.

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Maelstrom. Everyone always says this is a must do ride. I just do not get it. At all...

"Go back... back over the falls!" laugh That's my favourite part of the ride.

I must admit, I kinda like Maelstrom. I don't know why really. I just find it relaxing in a Living with the Land sort of way.

Now Living with the Land is one of my favorite rides haha!

Yeah, it's a nice ride. Have you done the "Behind the Seeds" tour by chance? That one is really great because you walk around in the greenhouse/dome and learn all about the plants in detail. Plus, it's really cheap (~$14 per person) and goes for about an hour and a half.

No I have not. I'll have to look into that for my trip coming up! Im glad its short because it will be my fiance's first time and we only have a few days there. But I am very interested. Thanks KenJ!

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No I have not. I'll have to look into that for my trip coming up! Im glad its short because it will be my fiance's first time and we only have a few days there. But I am very interested. Thanks KenJ!

You won't be disappointed. We'll be taking that tour again next week when we're there. It will surely become part of our trip report that we just started. biggrin

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You won't be disappointed. We'll be taking that tour again next week when we're there. It will surely become part of our trip report that we just started. biggrin

Awesome! I can't wait to hear more!

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Maelstrom. Everyone always says this is a must do ride. I just do not get it. At all...

I can see where you are coming from. I personally love Malestrom, but I can't exactly decide why. It was one of the first rides to go backwards.

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At the risk of having to duck and cover ...

Parades and Fireworks shows - I've never seen a single one, in 35 years of going to WDW.

Turkey Legs - Ditto. Gross.

Philharmagic - Can't stand the blasted thing.

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Put me on that turkey leg list. But that's probably because I don't like turkey much to begin with (I only eat it on Thanksgiving). Mein sister really likes the beignets at POFQ, but I'm not too crazy about 'em. I do enjoy the Dole Whip, though (I love pineapple). I also don't get pin trading. I am the owner of several Disney pins, but I bought them in Disneyland with the intention of wearing them for myself, and not to trade them.

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Never could understand the turkey leg obsession and now that I am a vegetarian I have a reason to avoid them!

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I'm with all of you about the turkey leg. Nothing appetizing about gnawing on a bone.

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I agree, the turkey leg looks really caveman. I used to be disgusted watching people gnawing on them. Then I tried one. Man are those things tasty! Now, I usually have one each trip.

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I agree, the turkey leg looks really caveman. I used to be disgusted watching people gnawing on them. Then I tried one. Man are those things tasty! Now, I usually have one each trip.

They are good, and Pirategirl, there is a lot of meat on those things, they aren't just a bone. They are meal in themselves.

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I agree, the turkey leg looks really caveman. I used to be disgusted watching people gnawing on them. Then I tried one. Man are those things tasty! Now, I usually have one each trip.

They are good, and Pirategirl, there is a lot of meat on those things, they aren't just a bone. They are meal in themselves.

I always think that they taste more like ham than like Turkey.

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I agree, the turkey leg looks really caveman. I used to be disgusted watching people gnawing on them. Then I tried one. Man are those things tasty! Now, I usually have one each trip.

They are good, and Pirategirl, there is a lot of meat on those things, they aren't just a bone. They are meal in themselves.

I always think that they taste more like ham than like Turkey.

Me too Kristen! I thought I was the only one haha.

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I have to go with Jungle Cruise and Peter Pan's Flight. They're nostalgic which is cool but the wait is always soo long for what you get IMO.

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MNSSHP and MVMCP

Why pay extra $$ to stay in the park when on another night the park is open late anyway. I just didn't feel it was "worth it".

I have to say, it's a marketing goldmine!!

I did it once. Once and done.

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Turkey legs...ADRs...Free Dining (tried it and it just wasn't worth paying full price for the room...we don't eat that much food)

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Instead of ordering a full size drinks, which my daughter and her friend started out doing during their "Drinking around the World" trip, then quickly figured out to order just one and Share!!!
I have been to F&W, but feel the prices for the samples are cost prohibitive to being able to enjoy more than one or two and I agree with others here, most are not at all appealing.
Flower and Garden show is ok, I agree with those who said I didn't even realize it was going on during one trip and made a special trip just to see it and was underwhelmed!! Maybe it was just the time I went, but all I saw was a few topiairies and a butterfly display.
Turkey legs!? YUK!
As far as rides...Splash Mountain!! You can't understand half of what is being sung, How old and obscure is the Storyline?! and the line is always at least an hour!!

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I second, third, and fourth everyone who voted Turkey legs. Yuck yuck yuck!

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And yuck from me too. yuck

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Question for those that find the turkey legs disgusting...

If they served just the meat on a plate, would you try it? I say this because they are SO tasty! I used to cringe when I saw people eating them. Then I saw them featured on the Food Network and decided to try one next visit. Once I tried one, I was forever changed. Now I get at least one each time we go. biggrin

As for what *I* don't get... hmmm....

I'd have to say Casey's. I just don't see what's so great about the place honestly. Frozen fries and just so-so hot dogs. And I've tried it a few times. I mean, it's *okay* but I still don't get the hype and why many people rave about it. I've had better dogs in the streets of Toronto.

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KenJ wrote:
Question for those that find the turkey legs disgusting...

If they served just the meat on a plate, would you try it? I say this because they are SO tasty! I used to cringe when I saw people eating them. Then I saw them featured on the Food Network and decided to try one next visit. Once I tried one, I was forever changed. Now I get at least one each time we go. biggrin

Even when I am at home I don't eat meat on a bone or with skin. It's boneless, skinless chicken breasts all the way for me. At Christmas time I won't even eat the dark meat that has been carved off the turkey (bone and skin removed) because I find it oily and squishy and gross. Laughing out loud So the thought of mowing down on a big old hunk of turkey with skin, bone, grilse, and other odd bits still attached is enough to creep me right out!

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Princess Cupcake wrote:
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Question for those that find the turkey legs disgusting...

If they served just the meat on a plate, would you try it? I say this because they are SO tasty! I used to cringe when I saw people eating them. Then I saw them featured on the Food Network and decided to try one next visit. Once I tried one, I was forever changed. Now I get at least one each time we go. biggrin

Even when I am at home I don't eat meat on a bone or with skin. It's boneless, skinless chicken breasts all the way for me. At Christmas time I won't even eat the dark meat that has been carved off the turkey (bone and skin removed) because I find it oily and squishy and gross. Laughing out loud So the thought of mowing down on a big old hunk of turkey with skin, bone, grilse, and other odd bits still attached is enough to creep me right out!

Agree with all of that Princess Cupcake Smile

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Princess Cupcake wrote:
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Question for those that find the turkey legs disgusting...

If they served just the meat on a plate, would you try it? I say this because they are SO tasty! I used to cringe when I saw people eating them. Then I saw them featured on the Food Network and decided to try one next visit. Once I tried one, I was forever changed. Now I get at least one each time we go. biggrin

Even when I am at home I don't eat meat on a bone or with skin. It's boneless, skinless chicken breasts all the way for me. At Christmas time I won't even eat the dark meat that has been carved off the turkey (bone and skin removed) because I find it oily and squishy and gross. Laughing out loud So the thought of mowing down on a big old hunk of turkey with skin, bone, grilse, and other odd bits still attached is enough to creep me right out!

This exactly. I'm very picky when it comes to meat and if I get a bad or "squishy" part I'm absolutely done eating all of it. I don't like dark meat and I don't like meat straight off the bone. I can't even eat bone-in chicken wings because it just grosses me out. I would definitely be more apt to try it if the meat were carved off and served on a plate.

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Allie wrote:
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Question for those that find the turkey legs disgusting...

If they served just the meat on a plate, would you try it? I say this because they are SO tasty! I used to cringe when I saw people eating them. Then I saw them featured on the Food Network and decided to try one next visit. Once I tried one, I was forever changed. Now I get at least one each time we go. biggrin

Even when I am at home I don't eat meat on a bone or with skin. It's boneless, skinless chicken breasts all the way for me. At Christmas time I won't even eat the dark meat that has been carved off the turkey (bone and skin removed) because I find it oily and squishy and gross. Laughing out loud So the thought of mowing down on a big old hunk of turkey with skin, bone, grilse, and other odd bits still attached is enough to creep me right out!

This exactly. I'm very picky when it comes to meat and if I get a bad or "squishy" part I'm absolutely done eating all of it. I don't like dark meat and I don't like meat straight off the bone. I can't even eat bone-in chicken wings because it just grosses me out. I would definitely be more apt to try it if the meat were carved off and served on a plate.

Yep, not really much of a carnivore either. And although I do sometimes eat white meat chicken or turkey, I just cannot stomach the dark meat. Hence the yuck. mickey

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For my family, its that they can't understand why I love the Carousel of Progress so much. I'm not even sure I can explain why I enjoy it. Maybe because it's super nostalgic or maybe the song is super catchy. Whatever it is, I love it. And my family hates it lol

I love Carousel of Progress, too!! The song is definitely part of it. When we went for our honeymoon, I hadn't heard the song in 15 years and I still remembered every word instantly. It was like being home!

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I actually thought of another far more scandalous one.

I don't like Kilamanjaro Safaris. It kinda bores me.

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I know a lot of people love it but I really can't stand splash mountain! It's like 8 minutes of torture to me...

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