Whats your Ahhhhhh moment at disney?

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  1. keith

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    I think my main one is watching illuminations with a nice glass of champagne but I must admit, there's something about sitting in cosmic rays people watching. I'm not a very kid-oriented individual, but I must admit when they have the dance party there during christmas and the kids are all pulling their mums onto the dance floor and sometimes dads LOL I do have to admit to a smile or two.
     
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    Wishes and the Christmas parades and shows.
     
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    I think the special moments are the first time you do the rides and events
     
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    There's a few for me:

    My obsession with the monorail announcement is probably the first - it lets you know you're home.

    Next up, is that bit on the TTA where it goes dark and the stars are shooting above you with the space-y background music comes on (I just got a shiver thinking about it!)

    Can't forget Wishes, too.

    Or when Soarin' begins - that music!

    One strange one is when I arrive at a park early and I'm parked really close to the entrance. I don't know why, but I'm in a good mood for the rest of the day when that happens... I suppose it feels like I've done it 'right'. Or maybe it's just my OCD kicking in!
     
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    That moment for me is the first day of vacation when I pass thru the underpass at MK and start to walk towards Main street and the castle comes into view.
     
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    When watching Illuminations, hearing 'We'll go on'. That song just gets to me every time and I've never stopped having a tear in my eye each time. My other Ahh time is when the Magic Express bus goes through the underpass to the BC. My DD knows this and every time we do it she turns round and grins at me and nobody else except her and me know why she does this.
     
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    Mine is when we have interactions with characters, was going to say you can't buy those moments but obviously you do in a way lol.
     
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    Wow. There are many, aren't there. Ahhhh moment? First one I'd have to choose would be Illuminations. I love the World Showcase. Second would be checking into the Beach Club. :D
     
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    Illuminations. Illuminations. Illuminations. :D
     
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    I would have to say it begins before we even get there. We are at one of those special moments now!
    Starts with the realization and the beginning of the planning. Looking at the website, thinking about where to stay, when to go.

    So this weekend, talked with brother and SIL about next year. It is official...the DCL cruise is off, and we are heading back to WDW with a side to Universal....one year from last weekend!! DD will have her birthday to celebrate and she is dying to go to Universal WWHP and Diagon Alley.

    We opted out of the cruise and his oldest boy is like 16 and is tweener without a friend his own age. My brother and SIL think he would be sort of lost, not in the kid world or in the grown up one.

    So the first Ahhhhhhh moment occurred last weekend with face time with my bro and sis starting the planning! Let the AHHHHHHHS begin!
     
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    By the way, may be tapping some of my Disney Guru's for advice on the new wrist band passes and where you would stay if you could right now.
     
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    WONDERFUL news, Dan!!!! You must be over the moon!
     
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    We are stoked to be sure Becca! Every now and again the reality comes to mind and I am instantly reminded of how cool it will be! DD Alex will be bringing her BF Zack along with us. She is so excited (although he would have loved the cruise - guess we all would have but this one is for my nephews mainly - They are at that crossover age).
    She is really happy to go with Zack as he has been to WDW but NEVER stayed on site. We may go mod - most likely PORFQ (we loved our stay there in the past) but there is some talk of hitting either AKL (again), CR (on DW Sally's bucket list), or maybe WL.
     
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    Oh wow, I honestly don't think you could go wrong with ANY of those! PORFQ is probably in my top 3 list of resorts...I just find it peaceful and perfect...Alex and her BF would probably love on of those romantic horse-drawn carriage rides!! :wink:

    How much fun to plan is THIS trip going to be!!!!
     
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    :pWell Becca you know I was holding out hope that we would be Inlaws but doesn't look that way eh?:rotfl:
     
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    HAHAHA! No Dan, unfortunately it's not....we'll just have to settle with being friends!!
     
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    Just pulling up to the Poly gives me my first then honestly I'm torn bw wishes & the electrical water pageant viewed from the beach at Poly or even Narcosses or Fort Wilderness Beach. Can't wait til we visit again.
     
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    When the bus passes the sign that says WDW and the road signs change so that you know you're on Disney property.

    And walking into the lobby of the AKL.

    Oh and the opening few minutes of Fantasmic and the very end.
     
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    :yes: they are the best bits!
     
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    Why is I can just see you two looking at each other and going :happydance:
     

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