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Old 06-09-2018, 05:00 PM   #1
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Character Spot moves to a Tier 1 FP+

Just read on Easywdw.com that Character Spot will be a tier 1 attraction beginning on Monday.

https://www.easywdw.com/easy/blog/re...pass-priority/
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Old 06-09-2018, 06:57 PM   #2
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I just read some of the article, but it was a little too technical for me to get into all of it.

With the coming addition of the Guardians of the Galaxy attraction, I just wish they’d do away with the tiers at Epcot. Except for Spaceship Earth and Living With the Land, everything else of interest to us is now level 1. While I’ve seen waits at those attractions, there are always times of the day when you really don’t need at FP+.

If they add Guardians to the level 1s, it’ll be nearly a 50/50 split between 1s and 2s.
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Bummer! We like to do Test Track and Character Spot, nothing else really.

And CS had quite a line when we did it last October. That’s probably why this change, I’m guessing.
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I just read some of the article, but it was a little too technical for me to get into all of it.

With the coming addition of the Guardians of the Galaxy attraction, I just wish they’d do away with the tiers at Epcot. Except for Spaceship Earth and Living With the Land, everything else of interest to us is now level 1. While I’ve seen waits at those attractions, there are always times of the day when you really don’t need at FP+.

If they add Guardians to the level 1s, it’ll be nearly a 50/50 split between 1s and 2s.
Yeah, lots of numbers with all the stats for wait times. I usually skim over that as well.

I agree, they should just do away with the tiers at Epcot!
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We've got 2 FP's for Character Spot for our upcoming trip. Not going to change them!
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I'm not of fan of Epcot's tiers, and this just makes it worse.
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I'm not surprised. When we used our Fastpass+ for the Character Spot on our last trip on a Sunday evening, the wait time was 30 minutes and longer than any other wait in the park according to the app, which really surprised me. I did wonder at that time whether it would eventually be made Tier 1. Why they don't remove the IllumiNations one from Tier 1, I don't know, as it's not that great a viewing spot.
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Well I am not a fan of that move!
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Where is the character spot FP area and how many characters (&what characters) are there?
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Where is the character spot FP area and how many characters (&what characters) are there?
Character Spot is in Future World, to the right of the fountain, as you go through the walkway toward The Land. On the right side of the passageway is Baymax and Joy and Sadness. There is no FP for either of them. On the left of the passageway is an entrance for M&G with Mickey, Goofy and Minnie. FP entrance is right next to the regular entrance, I think.
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I think that is just plain silly. I hate making choices to begin with. Why can't all of the parks just offer FP +s like normal people and you book what you book and you get what you get.
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I think that is just plain silly. I hate making choices to begin with. Why can't all of the parks just offer FP +s like normal people and you book what you book and you get what you get.
Agreed! The tiers are a real pain!
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