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Old 07-13-2018, 02:32 PM   #21
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In a few past events there were some badly behaved DVCers who brought coolers to the events and demanded cast members fill their coolers with ice cream bars.
When we went to the Animal Kingdom Event in May, there were a group of about a dozen teenagers who kept going through the ice cream line to see who could get the most at one time. They then would either try to give them to people passing by, open them and throw them at each other, or put them directly in the trash.

A custodial worker finally saw what they were doing an forced them to stop.

We saw them at the end of the night. Parent picking them up in the parking lot in a big van.
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Old 07-13-2018, 02:35 PM   #22
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This is what I found over on the DIS, with posted emails:

Food Vouchers will be available for pick up at the main entrance, International Gateway or over at Innoventions West.

They will allow you to get one entrée, one side and one non alcoholic beverage with no price cap at the following locations : Electric Umbrella, Sunshine Seasons, Yorkshire County Fish Shop, Liberty Inn and Norway Bakery Kringla Bakeri.

Times as follows:

Electric Umbrella 6-12:30 am
Sunshine Seasons 6-12:30 am
Yorkshire Company 6-9 pm
Liberty Inn 6-9 pm
Norway Bakery 6-9 pm

No difference between adult and child vouchers.

I think to use the vouchers at 6pm you’d need to be already in the park.

And Mickey bars still available during the event.
How do these times make any sense when the event doesn’t start until 9:30 PM ? 3 places close before the event starts?
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Old 07-13-2018, 02:49 PM   #23
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How do these times make any sense when the event doesn’t start until 9:30 PM ? 3 places close before the event starts?
Because you can get in at 7pm with your MM “ticket”.

And some people may already be in Epcot before that. So it means you can eat before the main event, thus not wasting time.
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Old 07-13-2018, 02:53 PM   #24
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How do these times make any sense when the event doesn’t start until 9:30 PM ? 3 places close before the event starts?
Because entry in on the event "ticket" starts at 7:30pm. And apparently if you are in the park on a day admission you can use the voucher starting at 6pm. Very nice! There will be a lot of people in well before 9:00PM. I'd guess they are just allowing it at the places that will already be open until park close. Then once park closes they are keeping the 2 locations. I'd be really happy with this. We got hot dogs at the last Epcot event but wouldn't normally have been eating that late as those came only after the event started.
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Old 07-13-2018, 05:35 PM   #25
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Because entry in on the event "ticket" starts at 7:30pm.
The Aug 15 Epcot event allows for 7:00pm entry.
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Old 07-14-2018, 01:57 AM   #26
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In a few past events there were some badly behaved DVCers who brought coolers to the events and demanded cast members fill their coolers with ice cream bars. They argued with cast members because they wanted whole boxes of Mickey bars. No lie.
How embarrassing and rude! I can't even imagine dealing with that!

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That's awesome! Did you happen to hear whether the meal vouchers could be used during the 7:00 - 9:30 time before the party actually starts? I don't want to wait to feed my kids dinner until after 9:30. Debating cancelling my dinner reservation!

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This is what I found over on the DIS, with posted emails:

Food Vouchers will be available for pick up at the main entrance, International Gateway or over at Innoventions West.

They will allow you to get one entrée, one side and one non alcoholic beverage with no price cap at the following locations : Electric Umbrella, Sunshine Seasons, Yorkshire County Fish Shop, Liberty Inn and Norway Bakery Kringla Bakeri.

Times as follows:

Electric Umbrella 6-12:30 am
Sunshine Seasons 6-12:30 am
Yorkshire Company 6-9 pm
Liberty Inn 6-9 pm
Norway Bakery 6-9 pm

No difference between adult and child vouchers.

I think to use the vouchers at 6pm you’d need to be already in the park.

And Mickey bars still available during the event.
What Nickys found in response to the questions above is exactly what a cast member shared with us. I appreciate the flexibility in dining options and being able to eat on a timeline that works for everyone, including before the event if interested. Well done, DVC!
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Old 07-16-2018, 05:49 PM   #27
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Going tonight to Epcot.This should be fun
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Old 07-16-2018, 05:52 PM   #28
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Going tonight to Epcot.This should be fun
We're going in August, really excited for our trip and to hear about tonights as it's at Epcot also Would love to hear about your experience if you post about it later this week!
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Old 07-16-2018, 06:16 PM   #29
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We're going in August, really excited for our trip and to hear about tonights as it's at Epcot also Would love to hear about your experience if you post about it later this week!
Yes pleaseeee share! I'm going in August as well. I especially want to know what characters are out
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Old 07-16-2018, 06:30 PM   #30
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When we went to the Animal Kingdom Event in May, there were a group of about a dozen teenagers who kept going through the ice cream line to see who could get the most at one time. They then would either try to give them to people passing by, open them and throw them at each other, or put them directly in the trash.

A custodial worker finally saw what they were doing an forced them to stop.

We saw them at the end of the night. Parent picking them up in the parking lot in a big van.
That is horrible......the parents of those kids are doing something very wrong....all teens may do things wrong but that is a core value issue..
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