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Old 07-18-2007, 07:43 PM   #1
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DLR Abbreviations List

The DIS has an abbreviations list that is slanted heavily towards WDW here: www.wdwinfo.com/abbreviations.htm. There is no such list for DLR that I have ever seen. So I compiled one. If you want to add, please make suggestions and I will modify the list as necessary. To give credit where due, I started this list by copying the one in the link above and then editing.

ACC - Anaheim Convention Center - convention venue across the street from DLR
ADR - Advance Dining Reservation (formal name at WDW - not used at DLR - DLR calls it "reservations" or "P.S." priority seating)
AG - Ariel's Grotto
AKA - Also Known As
AFAIK - As Far As I Know
AK - Animal Kingdom (at WDW)
AP - Annual Pass
APEE - Annual Pass Early Entry (special early admittance program to DLR parks for AP holders used on occasion)
ART - Anaheim Resort Transit (Anaheim bus service)
ASAP - As Soon As Possible
BB - Blue Bayou
BBB - Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique
BIL - Brother in Law
BLAB - Buzz Lightyear's Astro Blasters
BTMRR - Big Thunder Mountain Railroad
BTW - By The Way
BVS - Buena Vista Street (new entrance to DCA)
BWPPI - Best Western Park Place Inn
CC - Carthay Circle (the "hub" of DCA)
CCI - Candy Cane Inn
CJRR - Casey Jr. Railroad
CCR - Carthay Circle Restaurant
CL - CarsLand
CM - Cast Member
CS - California Screamin'
DAP - Deluxe Annual Pass
DCA - Disney's California Adventure
DD - Dear (Darling, Disney) Daughter
DDP - Disney Dining Plan
DEP - Disney Electrical Parade (loaned to WDW in April 2010 and may return to DLR some day)
DFi - Dear (Darling, Disney) Fiance(e)
DH - Dear (Darling, Disney) Husband
DHS - Disney Hollywood Studios (at WDW - formerly Disney-MGM Studios or just MGM)
DIS - Disney Information Station (the former name of this web site)
DIS Meet - A DIS term used for a gathering of other visitors to this web site in a predetermined place. These meets happen in Disney World, and in cities all around the country (and the world!)
DL - DisneyLand (in California)
DLH - Disneyland Hotel
DLP - Disneyland Paris (also used by some to refer to entire Paris resort, not just the park)
DLR - Disneyland Resort (includes DL, DCA, DTD, and the three Disney hotels)
DLRP - Disneyland Resort Paris (includes DLP, WDS, Disney Village and Disney Hotels)
DLRR - Disneyland Railroad
DNe - Dear (Darling, Disney) Nephew
DNi - Dear (Darling, Disney) Niece
DP - Dear (Darling, Disney) Partner
DS - Dear (Darling, Disney) Son
DTD - Downtown Disney
DVC - Disney Vacation Club
DW - Dear (Darling, Disney) Wife
EE - Early Entry (general name for special early admittance to DLR parks - has particular meaning for Annual Pass holders - see APEE)
EMH - Extra Magic Hour (formal name at WDW - not used at DLR in the past but started in June, 2012 to refer to special morning entry for Disney hotel guests to DL or DCA)
EO - Captain EO
EP - Electrical Parade. When shown at DCA it is called DEP. When shown at DL it is called MSEP. Right now it is not shown at either.
F! - Fantasmic!
FIL - Father In Law
FL - Fantasyland (usually - but can also stand for Frontierland, so this one is ambiguous)
FNSV - Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage
FP+ - FASTPASS+ (new FP system at WDW)
FWIW - For What It's Worth
FYI - For Your Information
GAC - Guest Assistance Card/Pass (special front of line pass for disabled guests)
GCH - Grand Californian Hotel
GCV (aka VGC) - Grand Californian Villas - DVC units at GCH
GG - Ghost Galaxy - See SMGG
GGC - Gadget's Go Coaster
GRR - Grizzly River Run
GSS - Goofy's Sky School (re-themed from old ride Mulholland Madness)
GW - Garden Walk (shopping and future hotel area near DLR and supported by Disney)
HISTA - Honey I Shrunk the Audience (attraction at DL replaced by the return of Captain EO)
HL - HollywoodLand (an area at DCA)
HM - Haunted Mansion
HMH - Haunted Mansion Holiday (a modified version of HM available late Sept to Jan)
HOJO's (HoJo's) - Howard Johnson's
HPB - Hollywood Pictures Backlot (former name of area of DCA - now HL)
HTH - Hope That Helps
IASW - It's a Small World
IASWH - It's a Small World Holiday (a modified version of IASW available Nov-Jan)
IJA - Indiana Jones Adventure
IMHO - In My Humble Opinion
IMNSHO - In My Not So Humble Opinion
IMO - In My Opinion
ITTBAB - It's Tough to Be a Bug
JC - Jungle Cruise
JTA - Jedi Training Academy
KBF - Knott's Berry Farm
LA - Los Angeles
LAX - Los Angeles International Airport
LFT - Luigi's Flying Tires
LGB - Long Beach Airport
LL - LegoLand
LM (or LMAUA) - Little Mermaid: Ariel's Undersea Adventure
LOL - Laughing Out Loud
LTM - Limited Time Magic or special short duration happenings at the Disney resorts
M&F - Mickey & Friends Parking Structure
MB - Magic Band (used at WDW for park, resort and FP access)
MDE/MDX - My Disney Experience (a smartphone app for WDW which manages dining and FP reservations)
MFW - Mickey's Fun Wheel (used to be called the Sun Wheel)
MGM - Disney-MGM Studios (at WDW - name changed in 2008 to Disney Hollywood Studios)
MHP - Mickey's Halloween Party
MI - Monsters Inc
MIL - Mother In Law
MJJ - Mater's Junkyard Jamboree
MK - Magic Kingdom (at WDW)
MM - Mulholland Madness (former ride re-themed and name changed to Goofy's Sky School in 2011)
MM - Magic Morning (at DL - early admittance program to DL for off-site guests)
MM+ - My Magic Plus (program at WDW to handle dining and FP+ reservations)
MNSSHP - Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party (at WDW)
MS - Main Street
MSEP - Main Street Electrical Parade (no longer exists - now called DEP - DEP is on hiatus at DLR and playing at WDW in recent years)
MT - Mark Twain Riverboat
NBC - Nightmare Before Christmas (holiday overlay added to HMH late Sept to Jan)
NOS - New Orleans Square
OC - Orange County (where DLR is located)
ODV - Outdoor Vending
OMG - Oh My Gosh (or Goodness or God)
OP - Original Post (first post in the thread - sometimes it means Original Poster or the person who started the thread)
OT - Off Topic
OTOH - On the Other Hand
PAP - Premium Annual Pass
PFF - Princess Fantasy Faire
PI - Plaza Inn
PLATSI - Pirate's Lair at Tom Sawyer Island
PM - Private Message
PM - PeopleMover (a ride at DL that was removed but may be rebuilt)
POTC - Pirates of the Caribbean
PP - Peter Pan
PP - Paradise Pier (an area inside DCA)
PP - Previous Poster
PPH - Paradise Pier Hotel
PPP - Pixar Play Parade
PS - Priority Seating (dining reservation at DLR now often simply called "reservations")
PVI - Park Vue Inn
RDCT - Remember...Dreams Come True (fireworks show at DL which debuted for 50th anniverary - now shows seasonally)
Ressie - Reservation
RFC - Rainforest Cafe
ROA - Rivers of America
ROFL - Rolling on the Floor Laughing
ROFLOL - Rolling on the Floor Laughing Out Loud
RR - Roger Rabbit Car Toon Spin
RRPP - Redd Rocket's Pizza Port
RSR - Radiator Springs Racers
R2P2 (or RRPP) - Redd Rocket's Pizza Port
SD - San Diego
SFMM - Six Flags Magic Mountain
SIL - Sister in Law
SLCB - Storybook Land Canal Boats
SM - Space Mountain (sometimes Splash Mountain as well, but Splash Mountain is usually just called "Splash")
SMGG - Space Mountain Ghost Galaxy - Holiday version of SM available in Sept-Oct
SNA - John Wayne Airport in OC
SR - Single Rider (special line for people riding alone on some rides)
SSS - Silly Symphony Swings
ST - Star Tours
ST2 - Star Tours revamped version open June 2011
SW - Sea World (in DLR context usually means SWSD)
SWSD - Sea World San Diego
TDA - Team Disney Anaheim
TDL - Tokyo Disneyland
TDR - Tokyo Disney Resort
TDS - Tokyo Disney Sea
TDS - The Disney Store
TIA - Thanks in Advance
TL - Tomorrowland
TLT - Tomorrowland Terrace
ToT - Tower of Terror
ToT - Mickey's Trick or Treat Party (special ticket event at DLR in October)
TPG - Taste Pilot's Grill
TSI - Tom Sawyer Island (now known as PLATSI)
TSM/TSMM - Toy Story Midway Mania (WDW calls it Toy Story Mania)
TT - ToonTown
TTMM - Toontown Morning Madness
TTwC - Turtle Talk With Crush
USH - Univeral Studios Hollywood
VGC (aka GCV) - Villas at Grand Californian - DVC units at GCH
VH - Village Haus
WCT - Wine Country Trattoria
WDI - Walt Disney Imagineering
WDS - Walt Disney Studios (at DLRP in Paris)
WDTC - Walt Disney Travel Company
WDW- Walt Disney World
WOC - World of Color
WOCWD - World of Color Winter Dreams, a special version of WOC held during the holiday season Nov-Dec and completely different from the normal WOC
WWS - Whitewater Snacks
YMMV - Your Mileage May Vary
August 2015 for the D23 Expo | WDW, 2015 May?
DLR 11/2014, JC Blog & WOCWD Blog (Tropicana), 07/2014 (DLH), 11/2013 (Day Trip), 8/2013 GCH (CCI for D23 Expo), 10/2012 CCI, 07/2012 GCH, 08/2011 CCI (D23 Expo), 06/2011 GCH, 09/2010 BWPPI, 07/2010 GCH, 08/2009 (Day Trip), 05/2009 Doubletree Anaheim/OC, 11/2007 (Day Trip), 06/2007 BWPPI, 08/2006 (Day Trip), 11/2005 BWPPI, 08/2005 BWPPI, 07/2003 HoJo's, 07/2000 PPH, 1966-1998 Numerous Day Trips Including... 06/1981 (Grad Night)
WDW 05/2013 Swan, 02/2012 CBR, 03/2011 Dolphin, 05/2008 AKL, 06/2006 FW Cabins
DLR Paris 06/2007 - Newport Bay/Santa Fe/Holiday Inn (solo) - see my Trip Observations
Tokyo Disney Resort 11/2009 - SunRoute Plaza (with DS13) - see my Trip Report (with photos)
HydroGuy DLR Tips Compilation, DLR Abbreviations List, World of Color Superthread

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