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Old 08-04-2011, 02:23 PM   #1
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Talking "SUCK IT UP BUTTERCUP! It Builds Character and Strength!" A July 2011 TR-COMPLETE 4/5

Calling all Frumps, Fanatics, Fans and Foodies!!!!

Well hello there! Thanks for stoppin' by! Welcome to my very first trip report! You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll learn about life. It's a beautiful thing, really. So hold onto your hats and glasses, 'cause you've just crossed over into:

"SUCK IT UP BUTTERCUP! It Builds Character and Strength!" A July 2011 TR!


Before we get started, though, there are a few things you should know about the folks who accompanied me on this Journey of Joyous Jubilance:

First off, me!

Kristen



Hi! I'm Kristen. I am 16 years old and OBSESSED with Disney. I have been going since I was 6, and I've always appreciated the little things and the magic that brings everyone closer together at the Happiest Place on Earth. I am also crazy about the frumpy things in Disney, like the monorail, school bread, Muppet Vision 3-D and Figment. You may remember me from Jess' (Disneyfreak508) trip report from January. The Port Report: Frumpin' Around the World with the Bathrobe Princesses Anyway, I love Disney more than most people I know, and I always go crazy with excitement while I'm there! I can't wait to do the College Program someday, become a Disney Vacation Club member, and have a Disney lovin' husband and kids.

Favorite theme park: Magic Kingdom
Favorite ride: Splash Mountain, The Haunted Mansion, Peter Pan's Flight and the Jungle Cruise
Favorite Magic Kingdom land: Main Street U.S.A.
Favorite World Showcase country: the U.K.
Favorite show: Illuminations: Reflections of Earth and Festival of the Lion King
Favorite character: Ariel, Aladdin, Peter Pan and Mary Poppins
Favorite table-service restaurant: Garden Grill, Via Napoli, Chef Mickey's and California Grill
Favorite counter-service restaurant: Pizzafari
Favorite snack: SCHOOL BREAD () and the Red Velvet Cheesecake Cupcake
Favorite movie: The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, and Winnie the Pooh
Favorite park music: Adventureland Area music and Illuminations: Reflections of Earth
Favorite film music: Never Had a Friend Like Me, I Just Can't Wait to be King, You Can Fly, and Poor Unfortunate Souls
Favorite Ariel

Next up, Mike!

Mike



Mike is my brother. He's 18 years old and took his first trip to the World when he was 8. He loves the thrill rides, but he also loves the classic and unique Disney experiences, like One Man's Dream and The Magic of Disney Animation. He is studying to be an architect at the University at Buffalo, and is one of the smartest and most genuine people I know. He really tells it like it is, and has a surprising but fantastic sense of humor. His alternate plan in life is to be a Disney animator, because he is a brilliant artist. He loves to create his own characters and give them a backstory. This was his first trip back to Disney World since 2008, so he was excited to see what had changed and what he remembered.

Favorite theme park: Disney's Hollywood Studios
Favorite ride: Toy Story Mania, Pirates of the Caribbean, Soarin', and Space Mountain
Favorite Magic Kingdom land: Adventureland
Favorite World Showcase country: Italy
Favorite show: It's Tough to be a Bug ()
Favorite character: Goofy and Donald Duck
Favorite table-service restaurant: Teppan Edo
Favorite counter-service restaurant: The Three Broomsticks (I know, I know)
Favorite snack: croissant from Boulangerie Patisserie
Favorite movie: Pirates of the Caribbean
Favorite park music: Soarin'
Favorite film music: He's a Pirate
Favorite Snow White

And lastly, Dave.

Dave



Dave is my Dad, but we call him Dave. Not generally to his face, but we just like it better. Haha. Dave is a Colonel in the Air Force and is also a Pediatrician. He and my mom got divorced when my brother and I were younger, so moving around is generally pretty easy for him to do. No worrying about pulling us out of school or taking us away from our friends, because we live with our Mom. He currently lives in Santa Maria, California, but is moving to Las Vegas in a couple of weeks. He has done his best to keep in touch with us over the years, and comes to visit from time to time. He always takes us somewhere on vacation each summer, usually to Walt Disney World or Disneyland. He loves everything about it and is a child at heart.

Favorite theme park: Magic Kingdom
Favorite ride: Toy Story Mania and Space Mountain
Favorite Magic Kingdom land: Liberty Square
Favorite World Showcase country: France and the American Adventure
Favorite show: Fantasmic!
Favorite character: Tigger, the Genie, and Sulley
Favorite table-service restaurant: Teppan Edo
Favorite counter-service restaurant: Casey's Corner
Favorite snack: Chocolate Caramel Fudge from Karamell Kuche
Favorite movie: Winnie the Pooh, Toy Story 1 and 2, and Aladdin
Favorite park music: Soarin'
Favorite film music: Winnie the Pooh
Favorite Belle

Sorry about the lengthy favorites list, but I had so many questions!

Now for some other trip info, otherwise known as the 5 W's of Disney:

Who? Well, I've just told you that. DUH.
What? A trip to Disney World with the 4-day Military Discount Park Hoppers and the Disney Dining Plan!
Where? Disney's Port Orleans French Quarter Resort
When? July 25th-31st, 2011
Why? Because we can!

And that's all you really need to know for now! Thanks for dropping in and feel free to leave a comment anytime, I love them! I can't wait to share the rest with you, and I hope you enjoy!

Continued in Next Post
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The Frump Takes Over the World: Food Edition! A DR with Extra Magic!A Frump's TR: "Me Gusta Epic Mealtime! Stop Thinking My Thoughts: I'm Five."

"I Don't Wanna Meet Mickey In a Frumpin' Poncho!"
"SUCK IT UP BUTTERCUP! It Builds Character and Strength!" A July 2011 TR!


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Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS


Prelude
Chapter 3- Welcome Aboard Disney's Magical Express!
Chapter 4- Back to the Big Easy!
Chapter 5-Welcome Home!
Chapter 6- Welcome Aboard our Highway in the Sky!
Chapter 7- And at Last I See the Light...
Chapter 8- Chef Mickey's and My Long-Lost Twin!
Chapter 9- Wishes and Shopping Excursions
Chapter 10- My Glimpse of the Promised Land

July 26th, 2011
Chapter 11- I'm Walkin' Right Down the Middle of Main Street U.S.A...
Chapter 12- You're Gonna Get WET!!!
Chapter 13- Welcome, Foolish Mortals...
Chapter 14- Celebrate a Dream Come True!
Chapter 15- Clang, Clang, Clang Went the Trolley...
Chapter 16- And Don't Touch My Hat!
Chapter 17- You Are Not the First to Crave the Deliciousness of Norway...Nor Will You Be the Last...
Chapter 18- That's it...I'm Moving to Italy
Chapter 19- Please Excuse Any Abnormal Breathing at This Time.

July 27th, 2011
Chapter 20- Rainforests, Running, and Something Else That May or May Not Start With "R"
Chapter 21- Our DTDetour
Chapter 22- Animal Kingdom: Take Two!
Chapter 23- Lions and Dinos and Bugs! Oh My!
Chapter 24- Teppan Edo!
Chapter 25- Our Musically Inspired Exodus from Epcot and a Visit to My Sea Serpent Friend

July 28th, 2011
Chapter 26- "I am Going to Sit on This Turn-Style Until They Let Me In!"
Chapter 27- "How About...Snow White and the Seven Mushus?"
Chapter 28- "Yes, One of Everything Please?"
Chapter 29- The Chapter in Which Kristen Attends a Family Reunion.
Chapter 30- Chores, Old Friends, and Surprisingly Delicious Milkshakes
Chapter 31- Hollywood- 1939 and Star Tours: The Adventure Continues
Chapter 32- The Hollywood Brown Derby
Chapter 33- Obnoxious Tour Groups and Sleepy Children

July 29th, 2011
Chapter 34- The Most Magical Thing On Earth!
Chapter 35- The Crystal Palace!
Chapter 36- A Galactic Morning and an Afternoon in Paradise!
Chapter 37- Nine Dragons
Chapter 38- Brulee, Beverly, and Beautiful Sunshine!
Chapter 39- "So it DOES Exist!"
Chapter 40- Wishes, Dream of...Dessert!

July 30th, 2011
Chapter 41- The Update That Was Supposed to be Beautiful
Chapter 42- And So the British Accent Kicks In...
Chapter 43- "Why Are You Worrying About YOU-KNOW-WHO, When You Should Be Worrying About U-NO-POO! The Constipation Sensation That's Gripping the Nation!"
Chapter 44- "It's the Elixir of Life!"
Chapter 45- "We're the Three Best Broomsticks That Anybody Could Have..."
Chapter 46- FOOD OF THE DISNEY GODS

July 31st, 2011
Chapter 47- Our Last Morning In Paradise
Chapter 48- "WHY Are They Playing This Song!?"
Chapter 49- "Your Prehistoric Adventure Is About to Begin!"
Chapter 50- The Transition Update of Random Events
Chapter 51- "Now It's Time to Say Goodbye to All Our Company..."
Chapter 52- THE LAST UPDATE!!!
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WDW (on-site only): 2001: POFQ/ 2010: AKL-Jambo House/ 2011: YC Club Level, POFQ, CSR & AKL-Jambo House (DVC!)/ 2012: SSR (x2), BWV (x2), AKV- Kidani Village & BLT/ 2013: AoA, POLY & AKV- Jambo House/ 2014: CBR, VWL, BCV & GRAND FLORIDIAN VILLAS!
DL: 2009: Fairfield Inn Marriot/ 2010: Camelot Inn/ 2013: Carousel Inn

Completed Trip Reports:


The Frump Takes Over the World: Food Edition! A DR with Extra Magic!A Frump's TR: "Me Gusta Epic Mealtime! Stop Thinking My Thoughts: I'm Five."

"I Don't Wanna Meet Mickey In a Frumpin' Poncho!"
"SUCK IT UP BUTTERCUP! It Builds Character and Strength!" A July 2011 TR!


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This is precioooous. Eek! I'm SO excited for this! "Suck it up, buttercup". best thing I've ever overhead, EVER. I tell you, we need to make it a phenomenon Can't wait for more, obviously!!!
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I hope I'm the first one! I'm just gonna post this and edit it to make sure........

EDIT: DANG!!!! Allie beat me!! That's okay ahhh I am SO excited for this trip report to begin I can't even stand it! I'm so excited to see all of the pictures and hear about everything you did! Because even though I got text updates the whole time, I want to see it all laid out.

And I am sure that you are going to have a very thorough review of everything... I am expecting great things from you Yayyy! I can't wait for all of the food pictures!!

YAY!

p.s. I like your Magic Kingdom shirt. I want it.
p.s.s. you should post the link of this on the frump trip report so you can get all of our fantastic readers over here!!
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This is precioooous. Eek! I'm SO excited for this! "Suck it up, buttercup". best thing I've ever overhead, EVER. I tell you, we need to make it a phenomenon Can't wait for more, obviously!!!
You're first! Yay! Hahaha but it really is. Thanks for joining in!

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I hope I'm the first one! I'm just gonna post this and edit it to make sure........

EDIT: DANG!!!! Allie beat me!! That's okay ahhh I am SO excited for this trip report to begin I can't even stand it! I'm so excited to see all of the pictures and hear about everything you did! Because even though I got text updates the whole time, I want to see it all laid out.

And I am sure that you are going to have a very thorough review of everything... I am expecting great things from you Yayyy! I can't wait for all of the food pictures!!

YAY!

p.s. I like your Magic Kingdom shirt. I want it.
p.s.s. you should post the link of this on the frump trip report so you can get all of our fantastic readers over here!!
I'm sorry you're not first... But I'm so glad you're here!!! Haha I'm so excited to share it all with you!

I hope I can live up to your high expectations!

P.S. Thanks! You should get it. I like it too.
P.P.S. I posted the link on your Mother/Daughter TR, if that's okay, because that's the most recent one!
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The Frump Takes Over the World: Food Edition! A DR with Extra Magic!A Frump's TR: "Me Gusta Epic Mealtime! Stop Thinking My Thoughts: I'm Five."

"I Don't Wanna Meet Mickey In a Frumpin' Poncho!"
"SUCK IT UP BUTTERCUP! It Builds Character and Strength!" A July 2011 TR!

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I'm sorry you're not first... But I'm so glad you're here!!! Haha I'm so excited to share it all with you!

I hope I can live up to your high expectations!

P.S. Thanks! You should get it. I like it too.
P.P.S. I posted the link on your Mother/Daughter TR, if that's okay, because that's the most recent one!
Haha well I'll be reading this religiously, so it's okay
And I'm sure you will!
And I just might have too.
And yes that is perfectly fine
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I have been following all of Jess' Trip reports, starting with the Frump Princesses one, so I'm in!

Plus, we'll be at the world at the same time soon.
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Im another reader of Jess' trip reports so I am definetely in for yours

I loved you in the Bathrobe Princess report
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I'm here Can't wait to read it all
Thanks for joining in!

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Haha well I'll be reading this religiously, so it's okay
And I'm sure you will!
And I just might have too.
And yes that is perfectly fine
HAHAHA love you.

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Plus, we'll be at the world at the same time soon.
Thanks for comin'! And yes I see that! I hope you have a magical time!

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The Frump Takes Over the World: Food Edition! A DR with Extra Magic!A Frump's TR: "Me Gusta Epic Mealtime! Stop Thinking My Thoughts: I'm Five."

"I Don't Wanna Meet Mickey In a Frumpin' Poncho!"
"SUCK IT UP BUTTERCUP! It Builds Character and Strength!" A July 2011 TR!

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Im another reader of Jess' trip reports so I am definetely in for yours

I loved you in the Bathrobe Princess report
Thanks for coming!

And thank you! Haha I was quite a character. I toned it down a little on this trip, but only because my fellow frumps weren't there.
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WDW (on-site only): 2001: POFQ/ 2010: AKL-Jambo House/ 2011: YC Club Level, POFQ, CSR & AKL-Jambo House (DVC!)/ 2012: SSR (x2), BWV (x2), AKV- Kidani Village & BLT/ 2013: AoA, POLY & AKV- Jambo House/ 2014: CBR, VWL, BCV & GRAND FLORIDIAN VILLAS!
DL: 2009: Fairfield Inn Marriot/ 2010: Camelot Inn/ 2013: Carousel Inn

Completed Trip Reports:


The Frump Takes Over the World: Food Edition! A DR with Extra Magic!A Frump's TR: "Me Gusta Epic Mealtime! Stop Thinking My Thoughts: I'm Five."

"I Don't Wanna Meet Mickey In a Frumpin' Poncho!"
"SUCK IT UP BUTTERCUP! It Builds Character and Strength!" A July 2011 TR!

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Here and can't wait to read more.
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WDW (on-site only): 2001: POFQ/ 2010: AKL-Jambo House/ 2011: YC Club Level, POFQ, CSR & AKL-Jambo House (DVC!)/ 2012: SSR (x2), BWV (x2), AKV- Kidani Village & BLT/ 2013: AoA, POLY & AKV- Jambo House/ 2014: CBR, VWL, BCV & GRAND FLORIDIAN VILLAS!
DL: 2009: Fairfield Inn Marriot/ 2010: Camelot Inn/ 2013: Carousel Inn

Completed Trip Reports:


The Frump Takes Over the World: Food Edition! A DR with Extra Magic!A Frump's TR: "Me Gusta Epic Mealtime! Stop Thinking My Thoughts: I'm Five."

"I Don't Wanna Meet Mickey In a Frumpin' Poncho!"
"SUCK IT UP BUTTERCUP! It Builds Character and Strength!" A July 2011 TR!


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