Maybe it gives you a return time corresponding to where it is in the plan rather than the predicted return time?
I considered that…but nope. It’s just off that much.
I’m stumped then.
Thanks for this.
It’s good that TP now allows you to override an RT, but it’s inconvenient that it lives in a separate Advanced section above the plan. I’d like to see every manual ‘Obtain LL’ step allow an RT override if the user disagrees with the RT forecast, or has access to other methods of obtaining an LL.
I tried allowing TP to plan my LLs but I found that is wasn’t maximizing them. It wasn’t say get this at 7am. Sometimes it was get this at 10am for my first LL and it only suggested 2 a day. Now maybe my days weren’t jammed packed so the software only used an LL when it could “save” time when needed. Saying if I had free time the system was ok with me using that up in a line rather than obtaining more LLs thereby generating even more free time… just a thought on the few time I tried to use TP predictions for LLs.
My exact experience too when optimizing…
I think, in the year since G+ launch, we’ve collectively learned to optimize for wait time and LL utilization, and be flexible on plan start/end time. TP’s tool isn’t really set up that way - it’s designed around a fixed start/end time, which I don’t think is as important as it once was.
Conversely, where I think we as a community need TP’s help, is taking ride/LL wait/walking times into account. We know our G+ priority list cold, in terms of which rides save the most standby wait time, but integrating that into a plan that avoids unnecessary park criss crossing is difficult.
Hey, if my local grocer would develop a TP type app, I would totally subscribe and follow the plan!
TP takes a lot of the guess work out and can do a lot. And TPs will save a lot of people tons of time. And that’s the point right? We are the “extra” ones. So it may not be fair to expect the software to be as “extra” as we are. Once it gets better historical data with G+ I think they can get a better handle on things.
TP should roll back with the G+ predictions. I don’t think it’s ready. It’s not giving good advice for LLs right now. But if you aren’t using LL or have your own list of practical attractions and return times, it’s great.
hahah! I make my grocery list “in order”, like a TP plan. Everything in one section of the store goes in one place on the list, and the list is in order of the way I walk the store. It was stressful when they moved things around.
I do too! I go to a local chain and I will usually just go to this one location becuase I can set up my list in exact order.
How accurate are people finding their TP for extended evening hours? I’m doing one for Epcot and am getting waits of 20 min for TT, frozen and remy (even later in the second hour). Is this always the case?
Hi everyone! Being in the parks this week, I wanted to report back that I’ve found the updates for LL much better in the park. On the day of your actual plan, once the park opens, the LLs you add to your plan have a button pop up you can push and add your LL time once you get it as well as what time you booked it so it can track when you’re next eligible. Much nicer in real time than for planning!
Just realized a screenshot would help so I’ll take one later today.