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Rich Manhattan moms hire handicapped tour guides so kids can cut lines at Disney World
NY Post ^ | 5/14/13 | TARA PALMERI

Posted on 05/16/2013 6:41:40 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper

They are 1 percenters who are 100 percent despicable.

Some wealthy Manhattan moms have figured out a way to cut the long lines at Disney World —by hiring disabled people to pose as family members so they and their kids can jump to the front, The Post has learned.

... “black-market Disney guides” run $130 an hour, or $1,040 for an eight-hour day.

“My daughter waited one minute to get on ‘It’s a Small World’ —the other kids had to wait 2 1/2 hours,” crowed one mom, who hired a disabled guide through Dream Tours Florida.

“You can’t go to Disney without a tour concierge,’’ she sniffed. “This is how the 1 percent does Disney.”

The woman said she hired a Dream Tours guide to escort her, her husband and their 1-year-old son and 5-year-old daughter through the park in a motorized scooter with a “handicapped” sign on it. The group was sent straight to an auxiliary entrance at the front of each attraction.

(Excerpt) Read more at m.nypost.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Florida; US: New York
KEYWORDS: amusement; severalthreads
Manhattan moms in the 1% are Obama donors and voters.
1 posted on 05/16/2013 6:41:40 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

Nice lesson to teach their kids. Goes along with all the other nonsense being taught, like pointing a finger or pencil can KILL YOU and is grounds for Suspension.


2 posted on 05/16/2013 6:44:04 AM PDT by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: SoFloFreeper

NYC is a thoroughly disgusting place!


3 posted on 05/16/2013 6:45:31 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: SoFloFreeper

NObama counts these jobs as progress and employment figures.


4 posted on 05/16/2013 6:45:55 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: SoFloFreeper
...from Despicable Tour web site: Due to inaccurate press and slander, Dream Tours is not offering VIP tours at this time. Our focus has primarily always been providing magical vacations for adults with special needs and helping their dreams to come true.
5 posted on 05/16/2013 6:46:44 AM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: SoFloFreeper
“You can’t go to Disney without a tour concierge,’’ she sniffed. “This is how the 1 percent does Disney.”

Ma'am, the 1 percent doesn't do Disney. If you have maxed out your credit cards, drive a car you can't afford, and live in a house you can't afford, this is something else you can waste money on.

6 posted on 05/16/2013 6:48:05 AM PDT by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: Doogle
and helping their dreams to come true....AT A PRICE his girlfriend would probably make sure you get a happy ending
7 posted on 05/16/2013 6:48:37 AM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: SoFloFreeper

On the other hand, what a way for the handicapped to make money!


8 posted on 05/16/2013 6:48:48 AM PDT by knittnmom (Save the earth! It's the only planet with chocolate!)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Cost conscious sleazes could just buy a wheelchair and use it to get to the front of the line.


9 posted on 05/16/2013 6:48:52 AM PDT by Brooklyn Attitude (Obama being re-elected is the political equivalent of OJ being found not guilty.)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

You wouldn’t know it according to how he just won’t come home from there. Makes a good living, loves night life, et al... divorced and went there and won’t leave. 38 years old and has a 22 year old GF (latest one).

He’s conservative but doesn’t advertise. Women there at that age and availability there, at least by his assessment are easy - and stupid.

I tell him every time I talk to him to leave that heathen city, but he won’t


10 posted on 05/16/2013 6:49:14 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: SoFloFreeper

Rich LIBERAL Manhattan moms.


11 posted on 05/16/2013 6:49:30 AM PDT by ryan71 (The Second American Revolution)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I wouldn’t be surprised if these so called Moms are on food stamps, welfare, or other related programs. What discusting selfish people.


12 posted on 05/16/2013 6:49:40 AM PDT by mosaicwolf (Strength and Honor)
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To: Gaffer

My son....


13 posted on 05/16/2013 6:49:53 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Gaffer

I tried it for 3 weeks about 50 years ago, came right back to the swamp and stayed.


14 posted on 05/16/2013 6:54:15 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: SoFloFreeper

As an aside, Disney’s policies here certainly helped my own family during a (bona fide) Make-a-Wish trip last year.

On the other hand, the fact that these 30-90 minute lines for certain attractions is a real problem for them, because you can certainly argue that it limits both the level of value and enjoyment received from their park guests (we never would have gone otherwise). But the place has been open for 40+ years now, so I guess they’ve decided they’re okay with all that. It’s certainly this problem that is making others try to ‘game’ the system.


15 posted on 05/16/2013 6:54:20 AM PDT by alancarp (Obama will grab your guns and ship them to Mexican drug mobs.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I don’t see anything wrong with this. “I’m handicapped and I’m being exploited by being paid $1000 a day.” Who’s exploiting who. Besides, the story is just more hate the rich propaganda.
An entrepreneur finds a loophole to make money. True capitalism if I ever saw it.


16 posted on 05/16/2013 6:55:51 AM PDT by MTsumi
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

I won’t even visit him there. I been there done that.


17 posted on 05/16/2013 6:57:34 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: mosaicwolf
Just another reason to avoid Dismalland. We have two nice amusement parks in the Pittsburgh area where the wait times are always reasonable-- Kennywood (20-30 minutes) and Idlewild (10-20 minutes).

That's all they should be at a properly managed amusement park. When we lived in the Tokyo area, Sanrio (the Hello Kitty people) ran a park with similar skill-- it was a reservation system. People who showed up without a reservation would be admitted only if the capacity hadn't been filled for the day. It made the visit a lot nicer for everyone.

Disney really doesn't care. They've already got their admission money and figure that people who can't get on rides will still stand in line to buy their overpriced meals and gee-gaws.

18 posted on 05/16/2013 6:58:01 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: knittnmom; Revolting cat!; Slings and Arrows
On the other hand, what a way for the handicapped to make money!

Guess it's back to panhandling in Times Square.


19 posted on 05/16/2013 6:58:31 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Gaffer
I carried a .357 replica Remington Derringer in a boot holster while I was there, never felt like I needed it more.

Bloomie wouldn't approve of me at all!

20 posted on 05/16/2013 7:01:06 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

Disney World went PC years ago.

I was leaving Orlando in 2003 & tuned in a local talk radio show just as the host in a Cuban accent was practically screaming, “This is Gay Pride week at Disney World so don’t you be takin’ your kids there!! The place is full of maricones I mean queers all this whole week! You don’t want your children seeing anything like that so stay away from Disney World!”

It really was Gay Pride at DW as CNN covered it and the visuals were not for the faint of heart.


21 posted on 05/16/2013 7:01:57 AM PDT by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam.")
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To: SoFloFreeper

http://www.dreamtoursflorida.com/
‘DEDICATED TO PROVIDING QUALITY BASED, MEMORABLE, AND AFFORDABLE VACATIONS, TO PEOPLE WITH SPECIAL NEEDS.’

doesn’t really sound like a black market company


22 posted on 05/16/2013 7:04:22 AM PDT by stuartcr ("I have habits that are older than the people telling me they're bad for me.")
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To: SoFloFreeper

Also keep in mind that these are the same people that pay $200 to $300 PER HOUR to tutor their little trophies, while still voting for and supporting the political party that is condemning less-well-off kids to a meager existence.


23 posted on 05/16/2013 7:04:26 AM PDT by BobL (Look up "CSCOPE" if you want to see something really scary)
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To: knittnmom

It sure is. Capitalism at work.


24 posted on 05/16/2013 7:12:21 AM PDT by Necrovore (Lu"gen offenbahren Kontrolle)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Those rich witches all vote democrat.


25 posted on 05/16/2013 7:13:29 AM PDT by I want the USA back (Pi$$ed off yet?)
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To: MTsumi

“An entrepreneur finds a loophole to make money. True capitalism if I ever saw it.”

Capitalism does not always equal moral. Selling your sister to the highest bidder is capitalism but is also wrong. Using someone’s handicap to get yourself special privileges and then bragging about it is a D***hbag move.


26 posted on 05/16/2013 7:25:58 AM PDT by Brooklyn Attitude (Obama being re-elected is the political equivalent of OJ being found not guilty.)
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To: BobL
This is chump change to these people. These are the ultra rich billionaires. These people spend $35k-50k to send their kids to “the right” day care and private elementary school. Their high school kids go to places like Exeter Academy, wear blue blazers and spend more on high school than most people spend on college. They then attend Harvard, Princeton or Yale, but not Dartmouth. They fly on private planes. They have multiple houses. They vacation in Aspen and own islands in the Caribbean. Read the book “The Nanny Diaries”. Many of these people are not new money. They were born rich. They live on the upper east side. They never go over to the upper west side where the new rich live.
27 posted on 05/16/2013 7:26:55 AM PDT by woodbutcher1963
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To: SoFloFreeper

We all know they’re liberals - with more excuses for being lowlife’s than carter has liver pills.

If ONLY money was proof of class... the lament of the creepy...


28 posted on 05/16/2013 7:33:42 AM PDT by GOPJ (Jesus said, Give your money to the poor. NOT 'Give your neighbor's money to the poor' freeper kevao)
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To: SoFloFreeper

oh bull effin sheet. this is more crap by left wing media to make you hate the evil “riche”


29 posted on 05/16/2013 7:36:38 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: I want the USA back

get real, some do but you are being played like a fiddle by left wing “media” who want to fan the flames of resentment to the “rich”. Don’t buy it, tell them you ain’t a dummy after all


30 posted on 05/16/2013 7:38:35 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: MTsumi
An entrepreneur finds a loophole to make money. True capitalism if I ever saw it.

Welcome to Free Republic. Just joined today to make that comment, did you?

It's called cheating, BTW, and given that NYC is 90% liberal, it's done by people with no morals who don't have to live by the same rules as the great unwashed peasants who have to work for a living.

31 posted on 05/16/2013 7:46:02 AM PDT by mplsconservative (Barack Hussein 0bama has American blood on HIS hands!)
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To: SoFloFreeper

“$1,040 for an eight-hour day”

I guess they’ve never heard of a FastPass. With a little planning, you’ll never have to wait more than 20 minutes for any ride.

“My daughter waited one minute to get on ‘It’s a Small World’ —the other kids had to wait 2 1/2 hours”

Anyone familiar with IASW knows that the line moves very fast. Under the worst conditions, and with poor planning, the longest anyone would ever have to wait for IASW is 45 minutes.

These people are stupid.


32 posted on 05/16/2013 7:55:27 AM PDT by kidd
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To: SoFloFreeper

Wonderful parents. Teaching their kids to lie and cheat as soon as they can walk.

But hey, with Obamanomics you aint getting to the 1% without lying, cheating and stealing.


33 posted on 05/16/2013 7:58:53 AM PDT by varyouga
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To: MTsumi

That’s not a very good “first post ever” to FR.


34 posted on 05/16/2013 8:18:41 AM PDT by Repeal The 17th (We have met the enemy and he is us.)
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To: mplsconservative

Money doesn’t necessarily buy class.


35 posted on 05/16/2013 8:20:41 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: SoFloFreeper
At least they are creating jobs.
36 posted on 05/16/2013 8:22:58 AM PDT by angcat
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To: a fool in paradise

Just great. Now Disney employees will be “accidentally” kicking the walking sticks out from under the handicapped people as they walk to test to see if they are really handicapped..../s


37 posted on 05/16/2013 8:33:06 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: Brooklyn Attitude

“Cost conscious sleazes could just buy a wheelchair and use it to get to the front of the line”

You don’t need to buy one to go to wdw—they provide them.


38 posted on 05/16/2013 9:22:08 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: Brooklyn Attitude

It’s hate the rich propaganda. The story exists for that reason alone, and the real kick in the butt is, it pulls on the emotional strings of even conservatives and gets them spread the hate the rich story. It’s a fraud. Horrible people exist at every level of income, but this story fits the agenda.


39 posted on 05/16/2013 1:06:38 PM PDT by MTsumi
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To: mplsconservative

Leftist press agenda. Find a target in the your favorite “you should hate them because they think they are better than you” group and post an emotional story with a hook and watch as even conservatives propagate the rich bashing.


40 posted on 05/16/2013 1:06:38 PM PDT by MTsumi
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To: MTsumi

There are good rich people, and there are rich people who are jerks....anyone who does this is a jerk.


41 posted on 05/16/2013 1:07:43 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: SoFloFreeper
Most of the wealthy, poor and middle class people I know, simply avoid peak times at tourist attractions!
More fun, less stress.
Only truly classless ignorant idiots would think that they have “scored a win” by paying an extra thousand dollars to cut lines in a crowded amusement park.

This story merely illustrates the stupidity of obnoxious people who think they can buy special “ cheat passes”.

They always willingly pay extra money to “beat the competition”.
What they can’t ever seem to comprehend is that most people just laugh at them, for acting like idiots!

42 posted on 05/16/2013 5:50:40 PM PDT by sarasmom (The obvious takes longer to discover for the obtuse.)
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