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Old 10-17-2018, 06:55 PM   #1
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Default What is the status of mandatory room checks?

Can someone who has visited recently chime in?
What is happening at the resorts with the security room checks?
Are they knocking on doors and waking people up?
Can you give a window for the visit?
Are they coming in every day?

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Old 10-17-2018, 07:00 PM   #2
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Past 2 recent trips, 6 nights each, 2 resorts each, never had a knock.

They came while we were out at the parks and 'magically' the trash cans had been emptied each day.

Both trips were Poly/BWV.
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Old 10-17-2018, 07:11 PM   #3
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We had a knock a couple of times, but nothing big. Nothing intrusive and we didn't have a DND sign up either. They were polite and were asked if we wanted trash taken out. We declined and they left.
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Old 10-17-2018, 07:13 PM   #4
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We were at Kidani last month. They emptied the trash every day, but we were never in the room when they came by.
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Old 10-17-2018, 07:23 PM   #5
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I spoke with a CM doing room checks at Pop! last month. They are still doing them there. And believe it or not they have found weapons. Five instances at Pop! alone according to him. Crazy. And much other contraband.
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Old 10-17-2018, 07:30 PM   #6
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I spoke with a CM doing room checks at Pop! last month. They are still doing them there. And believe it or not they have found weapons. Five instances at Pop! alone according to him. Crazy. And much other contraband.
Holy crap! Weapons lying around in the open?
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Old 10-18-2018, 01:45 PM   #7
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I spoke with a CM doing room checks at Pop! last month. They are still doing them there. And believe it or not they have found weapons. Five instances at Pop! alone according to him. Crazy. And much other contraband.
Did they specify what they actually found? I carry a pocket knife with me every single day, and I do take it with me on trips. I never take it to the parks, usually stays in my locked suitecase. But to be very clear that knife is a glorified box cutter and esentially a utility tool.

I also carry a firearm every day, but that never comes with me to Disney (common sense). I'm actually very curious to know if people are bringing their concealed weapons to Disney resorts and leaving them in the rooms during park time, that would be kind of crazy to me seeing as that has been a NO for a long time at Disney.

I'm assuming contraband is drugs, from a legal perspective I doubt Disney does much about that.

That being said when we went in May we didn't have a single knock, and usually left our room 11a-noon
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Old 10-17-2018, 07:29 PM   #8
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In May, at BLT on the 1st floor, we got several knocks and attempts to enter the room while we had room occupied sign on when we came back for afternoon naps. The sign was off every single time we left the room. I called the front desk and complained after the 2nd time and it happened again. On our last day, I stopped and complained directly to a CM and he excused it away ('we reserve the right to enter the room anytime we want') but also gave us extra fast passes to apologize for the inconvenience since we did call and they still continued to enter.

In August, at BLT, DH & I were on the 16th floor, left the sign on the door whenever we were out and put it on when we came back and did not get a disturbance once.
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Old 10-18-2018, 11:45 AM   #9
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Past 2 recent trips, 6 nights each, 2 resorts each, never had a knock.

They came while we were out at the parks and 'magically' the trash cans had been emptied each day.

Both trips were Poly/BWV.
The only time they knocked is if the Room Occupied sign was left on the door in error and it had been a long time.
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Old 10-18-2018, 12:10 PM   #10
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Past 2 recent trips, 6 nights each, 2 resorts each, never had a knock.

They came while we were out at the parks and 'magically' the trash cans had been emptied each day.

Same service on our trip over Labor Day, at the Grand Floridian. Never saw anyone, but knew that had been there.
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