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Old 04-27-2014, 03:58 PM   #16
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The only character meal we have ever done is CRT. We have always had a great time. This year we decided to go all out. We are doing 6 character meals (most for breakfast). We love seeing the characters and have waited in line to see them. So excited to be a "kid" with my favorite Disney characters.
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So excited to be a "kid" with my favorite Disney characters.
I think that's the biggest hurtle for us big kids; getting over that hesitation of letting your inner kid run wild in a place meant for staying young-at-heart -- just don't let that inner kid run too wild as we still have those pesky adult consequences to worry about.

Have fun at all of your meals!
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I took an adults only trip with my Step Mom in Late November/Early December in 2012. We had a few character meals and had loads of fun interacting with the Characters and Cast Members. We didn't feel odd either because there were several other Adult's Only (sans children) who were also enjoying the Magic.
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Meeting Talking Mickey was what won us over to doing character meals along with Meet & Greets. Before that, we'd done Chef Mickey's and 'Ohana several years before and weren't that thrilled. Decided character meals were for little kids.

And then, the CM in Town Hall who was activating our PhotoPass+ last fall noticed it was my birthday that day. She remarked that we really ought to go see Talking Mickey in the nearby Town Square Theatre since it was his birthday, too.

It was such fun that when a bad experience at a restaurant gave us 2 credits back, we booked Crystal Palace breakfast and found we had a hoot of a time.

So, this trip we're imitating Jackie--four character meals so far and maybe another one if the ADR change bug bites us again.
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Re: Adults and Character Meals

Yes, do it! If my few experiences are like everybody else's, the characters will spend as much time with you, as they do with the kids. Maybe because they see fewer adults at these meals. But, whatever you do, enjoy yourself.
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We did several character meals while at Disney. They were all really fun.


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Okay, I think I'm going to check availability for Dinner at 1900 Park Fare!

I've been wanting to eat here the last few trips.... and this trip we had it on the list originally, but then I felt we had too many eateries selected... so when I narrowed down the list, 1900 Park Fare got thrown out....

But, I really think we would have so much fun here! Let me go check availability...
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I will never forget the min. 15 mins Minnie spent with us at Cape May Cafe at breakfast. We don't have kids.
At one point she sat in the booth next to me and we had this long conversation (yes, I just said that)...

We have always had great interaction with the characters whether at a meet and greet or a meal. It really does depend on how you can come up with things they can "comment" on without saying a word.

I actually have a harder time with the Princesses... LOL
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I actually have a harder time with the Princesses... LOL
I have a harder time with the princesses too.
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