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Re: Walt Disney World Resort Non-Park Discussion Thread

Postby coasternut79 » Tue Mar 03, 2020 8:10 pm

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coasternut79 wrote:I agree with you about the hysteria. I’m not worried about it myself other than it affecting my trip. Hopefully they stay open and the crowds stay away!


Really? You're not worried about it? Then why do you talk about in every single post you make?
First of all thank you for your extremely substantive post and second of all I have posted all off twice in this thread.

Thank you Coasterbill for expressing what I was trying to say, yes I’m worried about the hysteria and the possibility of parks closing, not catching the virus myself.

I hope Disney and all parks for that matter are not affected by this but as we have seen in Asia it’s a very real possibility unfortunately. Fingers crossed it doesn’t explode and rampantly spread but only time will tell I guess.

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Postby coasterbill » Tue Mar 03, 2020 8:29 pm

^^ Garet, I don’t even know how to respond to that post other than to express tons of sympathy. I’m so sorry to hear that you’re all going through that. Thanks for taking the time to write up that post though. It’s an interesting glimpse of what’s going on in South Korea.
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Postby bert425 » Tue Mar 03, 2020 8:47 pm

coasterbill wrote:^^ Garet, I don’t even know how to respond to that post other than to express tons of sympathy. I’m so sorry to hear that you’re all going through that. Thanks for taking the time to write up that post though. It’s an interesting glimpse of what’s going on in South Korea.


Garet,

I'm feeling the same way Bill is, in that I'm not sure what to say.

I mean, I'm aware of the status in that part of the world because of my daily meetings with co-workers in Singapore, Japan, and Suzhou . . . .but talking to them via skype (as they are adjusting to working from home) is not the same as experiencing it.

I hope all resolves sooner, rather than later, and that all will be able to get back to normal soon.

I echo what Bill says about thanking you for taking the time to write all that up. It really is truly a learning opportunity, and I appreciate you sharing with us.

sending good vibes and thoughts your way (don't worry, they are free of Coronavirus) !
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Re: Walt Disney World Resort Non-Park Discussion Thread

Postby Garet » Mon Mar 09, 2020 6:37 am

Thanks for the kind words and I appreciate it but we are doing pretty ok here. I typed that more to make a point there's a factor as big as fear in play that you won't see in the news. We could afford to go to Everland or Lotte World but I'm a hope for the best, prepare for the worse kind of guy. I just don't want to have unnecessary spending and find my job gets delayed even more and not have enough to cover it.

As it stands, I should be back at work. I had money put away for a USJ trip and to finally try Nagashima Spa Land (I seem to be cursed on getting there I always delay with a new roller coaster announcement and now this). That trip is lost because I'll have to work that time I was going to be off and because Japan has blocked entry to people from Korea. Considering where I live it's not exactly a once in a life-time trip so it's not a big deal. If my biggest fallout from this crisis is a vacation I can't even take, and my family is well provided for I consider myself one of the luckiest ones.

The fact I can be a month unpaid and survive mostly on money put away for a birthday trip to just USJ, it's express pass 7, and a hypothetical Nintendo Land pass either says something about the cost of living here... or how ridiculous USJ prices have become. ;)

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Re: Walt Disney World Resort Non-Park Discussion Thread

Postby SharkTums » Mon Mar 09, 2020 7:59 am

^I think it's a testament to the ridiculous USJ pricing! Glad you're surviving though!

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