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Old 10-27-2006, 02:16 PM   #391
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Reading your reports was so magical. What a wonderful memory to treasure forever.
I really loved your sentence " We can walk down Main St. and stop at "the spot" where 1500 CM's showed up to greet us!!! " A magical memory to remember on all future trips..
Your family is truly blessed..
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Old 10-27-2006, 06:00 PM   #392
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I was just curious, did they mention what the value was of the whole trip/experience? Like in dollars? I was curious the worth of having the park to yourself As it has never been done like that!
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Old 10-28-2006, 03:52 AM   #393
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Since Disney didn't delay park opening (?) to do this, I imagine the expense would be only that of laying the carpet and paying the CMs the extra hour or two that they had to be there. The camera crew was probably from ABC, right, and they would have been on the clock covering something else at the time anyway. At least that's my guess for that portion of the trip. Now, everything else? I'd love to hear a dollar value too.
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Old 10-28-2006, 01:48 PM   #394
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Thank you

I have been suffering severe Disney withdrawl And this is just what I needed thank you for you great play by play of the trip I loved it so did the rest of my Family!!!
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Old 10-28-2006, 10:33 PM   #395
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All good things happen for a reason - through your prolific writing, we have all been able to share in your dream of a lifetime. As you walked us through your days, we felt like we were right alongside you. As all the WDW CM's came running out while at the MK, I felt I could hear them yelling and screaming.

The closest I have come to any of that is when I have taken my middle school students and we have entered the MK early for the Disney YES Science program. The park is empty, and we are asked not to take any pictures, for obvious reasons. The wonderment in their eyes must mirror what your family experienced, and I am truly touched to have shared it with you also. Magic really surrounds you!

Your insight beyond the material things offered is wonderful, your reflections inspiring. Thank you once again for this "report." Caroline
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Old 10-30-2006, 12:05 PM   #396
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Awesome job on the trip report. You certainly have a way with relaying your experience. Well done. I loved reading it. Thank you for sharing.
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Old 10-30-2006, 02:17 PM   #397
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WOW - I dont know how I missed this report. What an amazing experience and so much magic. Thank you so much for sharing it with us!
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Old 10-31-2006, 02:51 PM   #398
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Wow! What an awesome trip report!! You are such a talented writer. You have a way of engaging all of us and making us feel like we were a part of it with you and your wonderful family.

Thank you for sprinkling all of us with pixie dust!
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Old 11-01-2006, 01:05 PM   #399
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Thank you so much for sharing your magical story. Its nice to know someone actually wins those contests and it turned out to be someone from our small world of DIS'ers. How wonderful.
You really made me feel all the moments, I had goosebumps many times.

Congrats on a wonderful trip !!
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I was just wondering, did you read DIS boards BEFORE you won your trip or did you find us afterwards? Either way, doesn't matter, i think it's so cool that you're here now and we got to hear all the behind the scenes story. I love reading trip reports and this is definitely the ultimate one! thanks!
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Old 11-01-2006, 02:31 PM   #401
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Congratulations on winning the trip!
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Old 11-01-2006, 03:26 PM   #402
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I have truly loved loved reading your trip report. How lucky we all are to get the behind the scenes of your once in a lifetime trip. Congrats to you and your family, and it is easy to see that you all truly appreciated and enjoyed all your special moments!!!
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Old 11-01-2006, 03:56 PM   #403
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Truly an awesome experience. Thank you for taking the time for each of us to experience it with you.
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Old 11-01-2006, 08:43 PM   #404
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I was just wondering, did you read DIS boards BEFORE you won your trip or did you find us afterwards? Either way, doesn't matter, i think it's so cool that you're here now and we got to hear all the behind the scenes story. I love reading trip reports and this is definitely the ultimate one! thanks!
We found it just before we left...and I am so glad that we did!
Everyone has been so kind and wonderful to us! We appreciate ALL the good wishes
Thanks so much!!!
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Old 11-02-2006, 12:50 PM   #405
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Are you still on ? It must feel like a
dream to have had this experience. Like so
many others here I am so glad you shared
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