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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, 07:29 PM   #6
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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 10-17-2018, 07:30 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.
Holy crap! Weapons lying around in the open?
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Old 10-17-2018, 08:23 PM   #8
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We kept the LUTFA up for a couple of days straight and got a phone call indicating that, despite that, they may have to come in. After that, we took it down when we were out.

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Old 10-17-2018, 09:23 PM   #9
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We were at CCV last week and left the room each morning after 9AM, but stopped back a few times during the day depending on which park we visited. We never saw a Mousekeeper, but trash was emptied every day.
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Old 10-17-2018, 11:15 PM   #10
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I can confirm that they are happening at Aulani regardless of whether or not the sign is up. I lost count of how many of the kidsí naps they walked in on over our 16 nights there last month. They knocked on the door and often opened the door before we got to it. Their actual time in the room wasnít very long. Many of them clearly donít care about looking for anything as they were more than happy to take the garbage when we brought it to the door (while they were emptying the kitchen or bathroom trash cans).

They were always apologetic when they saw the living room was dark during the times that they did come while one or both kids were asleep. On those occasions they asked when they could return to collect the garbage. Everyone who came to the room while we were there was always very friendly.
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