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Old 03-25-2010, 01:55 AM   #151
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great update! Great pics also!! Your TR is getting me really excited for my vacation! Can't wait to hear more updates and see more wonderful pics!!

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Old 03-25-2010, 01:58 AM   #152
We too are so very NOT into traipsing through the dark when a bucket will do just great
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That was a huge update!! Phew! I'm tired from all that walking all over the park. I love your excitement of getting there for the first time. That's exactly me too! Bouncing, and bursting!

I"m not sure I would have waited for 35 mins. for HM, but it is interesting how they moved the queue. Hmm.....

No more, Mr. Morrow; Mr. Tom Morrow?? I'm so sad now. I was looking forward to getting pretty silly listening for it!

Those FiP times were late! Was there an EMH this night?

So, what'd you get at Pinocchio's? No picture of the fruit bowl??

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Old 03-25-2010, 02:09 AM   #153
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great pix! I am pretty impressed how much you were getting done even with the lines....
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just found this. read it all. now i'm hooked.

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Old 03-25-2010, 04:55 AM   #155
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The first trip to the first park always has a special feel to it, and when you look back on it in pictures, you can capture that feeling again. At least, I can.

The stretching room is not my favorite part of Haunted Mansion, for obvious reasons. I'm glad that it's only for a short time, and I'm always happy when the doors open. The stampede is a little much sometimes, so hanging back was probably a good thing to do.

I love a blue Florida sky making a beautiful background for the castle.

It will be interesting to watch all the Fantasyland renovations as these next couple of years go by.

The Splash Mountain area is one of my favorite places in the park. It's so shady, the theme is cute, and I like the gift shop with the roots on the ceiling and the big rockers by the fireplace.

Great update. I'll have to try to find your brick and send you a picture when we are there.
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Old 03-25-2010, 04:59 AM   #156
We too are so very NOT into traipsing through the dark when a bucket will do just great
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The stretching room is not my favorite part of Haunted Mansion, for obvious reasons. I'm glad that it's only for a short time, and I'm always happy when the doors open. The stampede is a little much sometimes, so hanging back was probably a good thing to do.
I hear if you hang back and let it get quiet, you can hear the gargoyles snicker or something... Can anyone confirm this?

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Old 03-25-2010, 07:13 AM   #157
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MK is definitely my fav park. Enjoyed this update, keep
em coming!! ps: I still say you could be tinkerbell!
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Old 03-25-2010, 08:06 AM   #158
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Woo hoo, you made it to the MK! That's so cool how you always go see your brick. I wish they still had those or that we had gotten one when they did.

Those waits don't look too bad...it could have been a lot worse!
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What a great day at MK so far. I can't believe the line for HM! I don't think I've ever waited that long. I'm pretty bummed to hear that they changed stuff on the TTA. I loved all that corny stuff! I can't wait to hear about the changes to Space.
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Old 03-25-2010, 08:44 AM   #160
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Originally Posted by tinkgurl View Post
It was such a beautiful day. The train was just pulling up, so it was exciting to hear that sound once again.

ahhhhhh.....the first day at MK!!!! so exciting for any trip. when we go back with the kiddo, MK will definitely have to be our first park, even if it's only for like an hour. i just want MK to be the first disney park my kid lays his/her eyes on, even if they won't remember it!

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We turned the corner into Tomorrowland and headed towards Space Mountain-which was our 1st goal-either getting line to ride or getting fast passes.
i can't wait to see what you guys think of space mountain. i so want to ride it soon but that ain't happening for awhile!

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We were also amazed at how dark it is now in Space Mountain. It definitely got us excited to ride later!

great afternoon at MK so far! can't wait to hear about the rest of it.
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Old 03-25-2010, 09:12 AM   #161
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Okay, so that totally does look like it says "no dancing", which is probably what you needed that morning, lol!

Great update! I am excited that you got so much done that morning.

But, are you NEVER going to make it to a rope drop ceremony?
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Old 03-25-2010, 09:41 AM   #162
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oooh - you made it to Disney! yay! Love the feeling you get when you first see the Disney arch and the castle!

Wow - it sure looks crowded though. Was it because of spring break? That line for HM looks so long! I'm so excited to ride TTA again though. It made me sad to see it down when we went the last time.
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Old 03-25-2010, 09:53 AM   #163
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Girl, that was a big update!!

I love the feel of walking into your first park at Disney!! It makes my stomach get all giggly inside!

It was such a beautiful day when you were there!! So nice!!
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Great update! You guys look SO happy.
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Old 03-25-2010, 11:41 AM   #165
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OMG! Those lines look SCARY!

But yaaaay for finally being the Magic Kingdom! I'm just like you.. that always has to be the first park we set foot into on any of our trips. I made sure it was Jake's first park! There's just something about it!

Yall definitely got a lot done that morning... WOO HOO!

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