Chaos during Columbus Day weekend
Was at the parks last weekend and was rather surprised by some cast member behavior.
We started Monday morning at AK, hoping to get on FOP. Obviously, thousands of other people had the same idea. The line was nearly to the entrance. When we got on the line, a cast member told us it would be an hour and a half. We weaved into Pandora land, and then the line took us into Africa and it looped back to the entrance of FOP. By the time we got there, it had already been an hour and a half. The cast members were still saying it was an hour and a half wait.
We then went to see if there was any table service restaurants in AK that we could get breakfast at. The lack of table service breakfast places made us go to MK instead.
Magic Kingdom seemed to be in complete chaos, even more than AK. There was haunted mansion cast members in the Splash Mountain area of Frontierland and Tomorrowland cast members going into Fantasyland. The Not So Scary Halloween cast members were already strolling around at twelve. In addition, the cast members were being rude to customers all day. I heard so many rude comments uttered under cast members breaths. Families having difficulty entering the park with the magic bands were getting eye rolls and back-handed comments from cast members in MK and AK. I am a big fan of the parks, but I am sad that this behavior was tolerated. I heard from some nice cast members that it was a chaotic day. I wonder what caused this chaos. Were they not prepared for Columbus day?
*Of course this was not all cast members, we encountered many kind ones during our stay. I was just a bit surprised about all of the chaos.
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