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Old 03-03-2010, 10:20 PM   #76
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I always get a stuffed mickey that relates to some aspect of my trip. The trip where the only park I went to was AK, I got Mickey in a safari outfit. My first free dining trip, I got Mickey in a chef outfit. My christmas trip was of course a Christmas Mickey. The trip where I went to two MNSSHP, I got Mickey in Halloween gear. My most recent trip, I did Epcot Aqua Seas, so I got a Mickey in Scuba gear.

Its the only souvenier I buy, but its a fun aspect of each trip, searching for the perfect stuffed Mickey with a theme. They remind me of my seperate adventures at home and cost no more than $15 each time.
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Old 03-03-2010, 10:26 PM   #77
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We always get a couple Christmas ornaments. One with the year and a random one.
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Old 03-03-2010, 10:28 PM   #78
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Old 03-03-2010, 10:30 PM   #79
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We get beach towels for our pool, usually four of them, and mugs, and we each get a sweatshirt.
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Old 03-03-2010, 10:31 PM   #80
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I get a Tinkerbell mug and DH gets a Tigger mug.

We both get a Tshirt with the year on it.

A christmas ornament with the year on it.

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Old 03-03-2010, 10:34 PM   #81
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I get a mask from Italy in Epcot.
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Old 03-04-2010, 12:01 AM   #82
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I never have much luck finding them but I always get a bell. I'm really liking the Christmas ornament idea. This past Christmas we bought a tree just for all my Hallmark Disney Ornaments!
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Old 03-04-2010, 12:04 AM   #83
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We always get a t-shirt or sweatshirt with year on it, coffee mug (for me), hat for DH, Christmas ornament with year and I always try to get park-specific magnets but they are getting harder to find.
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Old 03-04-2010, 01:05 AM   #84
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I buy a stuffed animal that's representative of a real animal at the Animal Kingdom.

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Old 03-04-2010, 01:11 AM   #85
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Actually we usually get some Christmas items, the kids get something they like to collect. DS has his snow globes and DD has her stuffed Minnie collection. I used to always get a Tommy Bahama T-shirt at the shop that closed in the Marketplace but most importantly I ALWAYS get a margarita from the margarita hut in DTD.

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07/10/94-07/17/94 CB; 11/13/96 Off Site; 10/20/05-10/23/05 Off Site; 06/04/06-06/09/06 OKW; 11/18/06-11/22/06 BCV-DCL Cruise; 1/14/07-1/18/07 OKW; 07/28/07-08/04/08 VB; 12/09/07-12/13/07 SSR; 04/19/08-04/26/08 DCL Cruise; 11/24/08-11/29/08 VWL; 10/04/09-10/07/09 BCV; 05/29/10-06/08/10 DCL Cruise-THV; 10/13/11-10/18/11 SSR; 03/15/12-03/22/12 Aulani; 05/26/13-06/08/13 BLT-DCL Cruise; 02/13/14-02/17/14 OKW.
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Old 03-04-2010, 07:33 AM   #86
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We buy a couple of Christmas Ornaments.... and lots of new Antenna toppers
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Old 03-04-2010, 08:06 AM   #87
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I get a pin that shows the resort that I'm staying at.
May 2002: Port Orleans Riverside, May 2007: Pop Century Resort, May 2008: Royal Pacific Resort, Sept 2008: Hard Rock Hotel, May 2009: All Star Music, May 2011: Port Orleans Riverside

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Old 03-04-2010, 08:09 AM   #88
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Old 03-04-2010, 08:46 AM   #89
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I usually get a shot glass with a Character on it, they are sorta 3-D on it. We Also get lots of Ornaments, a couple shirts, Coffee Mug, Picture frames, key chains, and usually the promo deal they have going! Loove those!

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Old 03-04-2010, 11:04 AM   #90
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A Christmas tree ornament and a refrigerator magnet. Usually a mild sunburn too
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