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Old 12-04-2012, 11:13 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Really enjoyed POFQ!!

We are die hard values folks, mostly because of the price. The money you can save adds up to alot of mickey ears. (at least this is what I use to tell myself). We were required to stay at POFQ or POR for a dance event my daughter was apart of. And wow has my attitude changed! The atmosphere, pool and amenitites were completly worth it. I never knew how handy having a fridge in my room could be. Needless to say we will be staying there next time ! Loved it!!
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Old 12-04-2012, 11:20 AM   #2 (permalink)
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POFQ is my favorite moderate! I would stay there anytime!
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Old 12-04-2012, 11:25 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Mine too! Staying there in February and again in June!
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Old 12-04-2012, 11:29 AM   #4 (permalink)
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I'm glad you enjotyed it. POFQ is a great place to stay
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Old 12-04-2012, 12:01 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Old 12-04-2012, 03:47 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Going back there next December 1-8!
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Old 12-04-2012, 06:46 PM   #7 (permalink)
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POFQ is one of my favorite resorts. I do think the value resorts have fridges too though, at least we had one at AOA last month.
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Old 12-04-2012, 08:20 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Glad you enjoyed it. We love POR and are looking forward to our first time at FQ.
Love the mods and deluxe resorts, and think they are totally worth it too!
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Old 12-04-2012, 08:24 PM   #9 (permalink)
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So glad you loved your stay at POFQ!
It is my favorite moderate resort!!!
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Oh oh... we are "value" people, too. Love Pop Century... but are staying at POFQ for the first time ...ON SATURDAY!!!
I just thought this would be a one-time-thing upgrading to a Moderate because of the dining plan offer ... so, are you saying I should prepare for DH not wanting to go back to a value?

Glad to hear you enjoyed POFQ! We are soooo looking forward to staying there ourselves.
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Old 12-05-2012, 09:33 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Oh, I do POFQ...but it's nearly five full years since we were there...and no sign of a trip on the horizon
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I am glad you enjoyed POFQ. I think it is wonderfully themed and often recommend it to people.
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Oh oh... we are "value" people, too. Love Pop Century... but are staying at POFQ for the first time ...ON SATURDAY!!!
I just thought this would be a one-time-thing upgrading to a Moderate because of the dining plan offer ... so, are you saying I should prepare for DH not wanting to go back to a value?

Glad to hear you enjoyed POFQ! We are soooo looking forward to staying there ourselves.
OH YEA!! I never dreamed I would be saying these words because I am lil Miss Thrifty and famous for quoting "your never in the room anyway". However those few extra square feet and amenities were AWESOME! Have fun & get ready to convert lol!
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