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  1. Starwind

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    We bought our white handled mugs yesterday at captain cooks at Polynesian. They are chipped. When we bought them I watched the cm activate each of them. The Soda machine here and at contemporary both correctly displayed the length of stay end date in two weeks. At POFQ the freestyle machine refused to dispense without the chipped mug under it (I had beeen distracted so the mug wasn’t in the machine the first time I tried; once I put it in it dispensed fine.

    Fyi the mug wash station at captain cooks was out of order yesterday and today.
     
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  2. Aela

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    IMO all gold peak tea is undrinkable. I was so disappointed our first Disney trip. I don’t drink soda, but love unsweetened tea. I had expected to use my cup all the time, I used it once. For water
     
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  4. Aela

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    Quick question. Is there a list of resorts with Freestyle machines? I love club soda.. which you can get out of the freestyles.
     
  5. cedricandsophie

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    My Wilderness experience last week must have been an anamoly because when we took our mug, which if it did have a chip was never activated by the cashier, to bay lake and contemporary it worked fine. If I just pushed the soda dispenser without a cup under it, soda came out. We were there from nov 25 to dec 1. And I tried bay lake and contemporary sometime during that week. Wierd. Oh well I had hoped they were going back to the old way. Hopefully they will leave Aulani alone. We got mugs the first year we were there and bring them back every year.
     
  6. Wood Nymph

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    You can also get Club soda, or soda water out of some of the old dispensers. I know that the Boardwalk Bakery and Hurricane Hanna’s dispensers have it. I think the dispensers at the Beach Pool at GF have it, too.

    I’ve seen the Freestyle machines at Gasparillas, POFQ, and YC and BC Marketplaces.
     
  7. Jason Ballard

    Jason Ballard Earning My Ears

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    Do you get the refillable mugs when not on the dining plan?
     
  8. erionm

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    If not on a dining plan, you can purchase a refillable mug if desired.
     
  9. Aela

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    You can purchase them. $17.99
     
  10. ncc1701

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    You can purchase them. I believe they were either $17.99 or $18.99 for length of stay. We stayed 7 days and since we spend time at the resort plus eat breakfast there most days they are worth it for us.
     
  11. nursejackie

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    We have a car so fill up at the resort for the short journey to the park, then leave them in the car. Then one of us gets dropped off at the drinks machine to fill up again on our return to the resort.
     
  12. nursejackie

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    We get one every year, and have never participated in the DDP. We go for 17 nights so we definitely get our money's worth :drinking1
     
  13. Jason Ballard

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    Wow thats awesome. Wish I could go that long. I am lucky to go for 5 or 6 days.
     
  14. Jason Ballard

    Jason Ballard Earning My Ears

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    That makes a lot of sense. I haven't had one and don't do much soda. It would mainly be coffee and hot cocoa
     
  15. Jason Ballard

    Jason Ballard Earning My Ears

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    Thank you! Getting really excited for a trip in Feb!
     
  16. medisney115

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    That is what we used it for in January. It was so cold when we where there we did not want anything cold anyways. When are you going?
     
  17. nursejackie

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    I believe we have more paid annual leave per year in the UK than over in the US (so I've been told). I get 7 weeks paid leave so it's normal for us to go away for 2-3 weeks at a time. WDW is our main trip each year so we make the most of it and go for as long as we can afford (after lots of overtime).
     
  18. Elle23

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    Does anyone know if the water dispenser that is with the fountain drinks required a chip?

    I was thinking of bringing my old cup from January just to fill with water.
     
  19. MaryLovesPoohBear

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    Water does not require a chip. Or at least it didn't in September.
     
  20. Elle23

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    Thanks!
     
  21. DrunkJam

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    If you are paying OOP for the mugs they are now $18.99
     

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