Doug is back after a 18 day vacation through Europe. We spend today's episode discussing the first half, where Doug and his family toured London, Paris, and of course everything Disneyland Paris has to offer. If you want to know what it's like to take three kids to the Tower of London, or the Eiffel Tower, this episode is a must. And of course no McKnight trip is complete without some epic travel fails. Thank you for listening.
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Today we welcome back Grey with the Epcot Bar Crawl who will fill in as guest host while Doug is gone. We discuss all the bars in the on property resorts. After a long day at the parks, you need a cocktail. Now you'll know where to find them.
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Today we discuss those things that Disney does well that you forget about. The little things that set them apart from the local theme park. The things that make a Disney vacation truly magical.
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If you are taking a short trip at Walt Disney World you don't want to do the time suck attractions. Today we discuss which ones we would skip.
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It's movie review time! We discuss Toy Story 4! Hear our thoughts and more on this weeks bonus episode!
Today we have some fun playing a game with fellow podcasters Trent and Jeni from the Disney DNA podcast. The four of us are picking our own theme park based on attractions at Walt Disney World. Who do you think as the best park?
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Last week Doug went to Disneyland to experience Star Wars Galaxy's Edge. We discuss the Millennium Falcon Smugglers Run, drinking at the Olga's Canitna, and of course what is better, blue or green milk. We also bring Alex Cenac on to discuss building a droid and light saber.
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Listen to Doug and crew as they take on Disneyland's Newest attraction, Millennium Falcon Smugglers run in Glaxy's Edge.
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Today we welcome back to the show the Parkeology champion Kent Mullins. He has rode every attraction at Walt Disney World in one day many times and today he answers your questions. What do you do while waiting in line? What's your record of Fast Passes? How many steps do you take during a run? Do you even eat? We answer these and more on this weeks show.
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Today we are talking about two interactive games you can find at Walt Disney World. First we discuss how to become a Galactic Hero on Buzz Lightyears Space Ranger Spin at the Magic Kingdom. We then cover the strategies of Toy Story Mania over at Hollywood Studios. If you want to beat your family and friends, then listen to us, two certified Galactic Heroes!
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Today we answering your Thunder Round Questions!
Pick an attraction to ride fro an entire day straight.
If Doug and Derek were WDW treats which would you be? ( will say what you are and you say what i am)
What disney movie would you like to see made into a live action movie?
If you are able to ride an attraction that has closed & is gone forever, What attraction would it be and why?
I googled what targets to aim for to become a galactic hero while waiting to ride. When I won by a couple hundred thousand points my wife says I cheated and still try to say she won by default…. is this cheating or being resourceful?
Vacation Club worth it?
if you couldn’t ride any rides, which park would you choose to spend the day in and why?
Disney World is great but what is it missing? What desperately needs attention?
Which attraction makes Doug or Derek vomit the most?
Best Bathroom in each park?
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The Rope Drop Queen herself stops by to discuss all things Character Dining at the Walt Disney World. She has been to them all and shares some strategies on how to book and enjoy having a meal with your favorite character. Michelle also gives her Top 5.
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Today we welcome to the show Scott Sanders who runs the Disney Cruise Line Blog. We discuss the history of blog as well as everything that is coming to the Disney Cruise Line. We talk new ships, new island, and more.
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Disney is making some changes in their stroller policy, so we brought on the owner on Kingdom Strollers Matt to discuss what is happening. We also play a game of odds makers, where we all discuss the odds of different things happening. Like what are the odds the skyliner will allow kids to sit in strollers or the odds My Disney Experience will ever work correctly.
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Spoilers! Doug and Derek discuss their thoughts of Marvels Avengers Endgame!
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Today we go over the results of what you said from our recent survey. We discuss future plans for Rope Drop Radio, and we each share our top 5 non mountain rides at the Magic Kingdom.
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Today we are joined by Jami and Kristi from the Hakuno Moscato Moms Blog. We discuss strategies for taking your little ones to the parks. From the best age to go to what rides to go on. We even joke about bringing booze into the parks.
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Have you ever wanted to take a VIP Disney Tour? Of course, we all have, but they don't come cheap. Today we welcome back Disney Travel agent Alec Cenac who has not only booked a bunch of VIP tours but he has taken a few himself. Alex discusses cost, type, and everything included. For more about Alex follow him @ajcenac
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Doug gives his take on the Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco.
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Today we welcome to the show, the amazing Mrs DrLupo. She is a Harry Potter super fan and discusses with us her take on Universal Studios, Wizarding World. We talk about riding Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey as well as Escape from Gringots. We dive into the food options and butter beer. Finally we share strategies on how to get all Harry Potter in and some tips to make your trip magical.
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Today Doug's 9 year old daughter joins us to give her input on the Walt Disney World trip their family took without their dad. She talks rope drops, dining, Toy Story Land hard ticket event, and what it's like to visit an urgent care on vacation. She also dishes on her dad and what's like to not have him on vacation.
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Today Kent Mullins from Park Escape Games and Larry Welnowski from the Disney Food Allergy group join us to play a game called Keep, Refurbish, and Replace. We discuss all 4 Walt Disney World Theme Parks and tackle not only rides but food as well that we would love to see never change or our ideas on how to make things better.
We also talk about some recent Disney news from they new fireworks show at Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party to the ticket increase over the holiday season.
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Today Derek and his wife Madison discuss the strategies needed to take a baby on a Disney Cruise Line ship. Are you worried about your little one falling overboard? They discuss that (don't be) and more in this bonus episode of Rope Drop Radio.
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Today we we discuss bad advice that you hear all the time on Disney social media groups. Like "Don't buy fastpasses" or "Sleep in, you are on vacation" And thank you listeners for sharing yours, we discuss those on today's show as well.
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We now know when the lines will begin at Hollywood Studios, and they are sooner than we thought. Disney released information on Galexy's Edge and when it will be opening. Hear Derek and Doug's thoughts and there surprise when they realized one of them would already be there on opening day.
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