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Old 01-10-2010, 08:30 PM   #1
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"Surprise" Fast Pass (not really)

WDW has gotten sneaky with crowd control. My friend and I went to MK on NYE this year (busiest day EVER...and I have been on Thanksgiving day and Christmas day). We got a FP for Buzz Light year and guess what popped out....a "Surprise" FP for Carousal of Progress. Funny since the ride NEVER has a line (as many of us vetrans know). We both laughed about it and did as Disney said and took a trip through the world of progress.
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Old 01-10-2010, 08:39 PM   #2
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Yeah that happened to us in August. We got a FP for peter pan and got a bonus FP for philharmagic! I know this has happened from time to time but never to us I think they try to draw attention to less popular attractions
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This happened to us twice, once in August and once again on this last trip in November. Both times we got a surprise FP for Philharmagic when we got our Pooh FPs. At first I got really excited until I saw what it was for - LOL! We love Philharmagic but have rarely waited more than a few minutes for it. At least they have a legitimate FP entrance, unlike Carousel of Progress! That's pretty funny. A good idea on Disney's part, though!
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It seems like the bonus FPs come are centered within the land the ride your attempting to get a real FP for is actually in. Pan/Pooh= Philharmagic. Buzz= CoP
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We had this happen to us during our Aug. '06 trip
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I had it happen in Epcot at Test Track for Mission Space.
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If I got one, and there were barely any lines for the ride, I'd keep the Fastpass as a souvenier!
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I had it happen in Epcot at Test Track for Mission Space.
Now that's a good FP It's never happened to us.
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we got those in JANUARY when there was NO ONE in the parks.
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we got those in JANUARY when there was NO ONE in the parks.
That would be my luck. Get something to shorten the line when there are no lines
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