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Old 12-21-2012, 09:26 PM   #106
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Tonight was Southern BBQ night! Yum!
All the corn dog nuggets I could eat. This was heaven on earth.
Unfortunately, they were not as good as Casey's, but they were up to par with the wonderful Casey's in November.

I really don't know why all of this food could not just go on one plate. I think I only found bowls at first and then found plates. I don't know. I could just be weird.

The pulled pork and chicken was so good! The rib was so-so.

The waiter came and made us a tossed salad as part of the buffet.

Dad's first plate. He enjoyed everything.
Pluto came to greet us.

Pluto's my dog!



We got seconds, but I forgot to get pics. Sorry!
The characters came by a couple more times. The character interaction here is awesome and the attendant comes to each table with the character to take pics.

I almost forgot to share how I fail at life. I spilled my drink not once, but twice.

I can honestly explain. We had two tables that were pushed together to make one. Sounds nice, right?

One table was about a centimeter higher than the other, so I would go to put my glass down on the border and as the laws of gravity would have it, it fell. I know, I know. I'm a genius. Ivey league schools want me.

Desserts were consumed. Obviously. Me, being the thorough trip reporter that I am, decided to take one for the team and try one of each dessert that was offered. You're welcome.

I didn't finish anything. I just took a bite of everything. I only liked the cookies and brownie.

We got 20% off with our AAA card. Overall, I would recommend eating here. It isn't too popular of a restaurant, which means more character interaction and with the discount, it is $15 a head cheaper than the other character dinners.

We got back up to our room a little after 7 and Dad wanted to watch CNN and go to bed. In Disney? What?

That wasn't happening on my watch, so after lying down for 2 minutes, I got up, put on a sweatshirt, grabbed my umbrella, phone, camera, and AP and went down to the boat dock. I was craving some Epcot!

I became friends with this girl in line because she complimented my Mickey sweatshirt. She lives in Long Island and I told her about my NY trip I had just gotten back from. This was her first time back in Disney since she was in little and she was in love. I shared some park touring tips with her. I'm pretty sure we rode to the Yacht/Beach together. She was super nice and asked me how I know so much about Disney. I love getting asked this question. I usually just say I've been going my whole life, which is true. I used to live 40 minutes away from Disney.

It was starting to get bad out, so I booked it over to Future World.

There was only one thing left to do and that was Mission Space.
I chose Green because I'm a chicken.






Everything was going all honkey dorey, I successfully completed the pre-show and all that jazz, but then there was a problem with take off.

The screen was already brought up, we were buckled in, and the doors were closed. It was so uncomfortable! The CMs spent 15 minutes fixing it and then I didn't even feel like riding anymore. I just wanted out of there! I had no choice though because the CMs couldn't hear us. The dad was getting really angry and was banging and cursing in front of his young son.

I thought we should of been given the option to get off if we wanted. It was so tight I couldn't even reach my phone in my pocket to Tweet about it. I couldn't even reach my whole hand in front of me without banging it on the wall where the screen is and I have small hands.

Mission Space was not a priority in November.

The good thing about getting stuck was I missed the major rain. It was still raining when I got out, but wasn't as bad as it was. I booked it over to Soarin'. The park was closed except for the Land.

Oh yea! I walked right up to where the CM asked how many. It's kind of awkward when you respond one, but hey, it was a Me Party!



I rode once and was planning to ride more, but I saw I had missed calls from Mom. That's never good! I had to leave the Land to call her since I didn't have reception and she told me I had to rush to meet them at Hollywood Studios, so we could have some family time. This is after they went to Blizzard Beach all day when half of the family didn't want to go. Remember that.

I really wanted to ride Soarin' again, but I was nice and left in the pouring rain to catch a bus to DHS. It was also stopping at the Epcot resorts. Remember that too!

DHS was open until 1 with EMH.

I was literally putting my ticket through the turnstyle when Mom called and demanded I come back to the resort right now because it was raining too hard. I started crying because I was just so angry! I felt like I had wasted so much of my hard-earned Disney time waiting for them while they went running to the freaking water park. You see, only Amy is up to par with my Disney insanity and even she crumbles at times. I didn't think it was as fun alone. Whatever, it was pouring. It sounds dumb now crying in WDW, but I guess I was tired.
I came back to the room and we watched the Fab Five dominate in the Olympics for a while before bed.

Tomorrow was our last full day in Disney.
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Old 12-22-2012, 04:46 AM   #107
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I like those one dollar bracelets - good deal!

I have been thinking we should try out Garden Grove sometime. It's cheaper and less crowded, yet still has characters, so what's not to like about that.

Glad you got some alone time. I don't ride anything, but I enjoy taking lots of pictures and just browsing the shops when I am by myself.

Seeing and hearing the Main Street Trolley group is such a simple thing, yet it makes my day when they come clanging down the street.

Hope your family has a wonderful holiday break!
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Great update. I'm sorry you had a bad next to last day at the park. I agree if your there for a short time don't waste it going to a water park. Then mom made you come back. Ya I know she was only looking out for you, not getting a cold, but it still stunk. CNN on vacation!!! No way no news on vacation.Can't wait to read about last day
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It was so amazing! I couldn't even handle it. Hmm, I know I saw a few times that you were allowed to tour the restaurant during off dining hours. I toured at around 9 AM. If not, there's always next trip! You can eat in Gaston's Tavern. I didn't get to eat in there, but it looks cool! Journey Under the Sea can't be missed. Are you still eating at Liberty Tree Tavern? You can try walking up to BOG, if you're interested. Can't hurt to ask!

Oh yes, as soon as you win! I can't wait to get CM discounts.

Thanks! I made it like two years ago during my 25 month Disney drought.

Oh my gosh, you're going to Disney tomorrow!! Hope you have the most magical trip ever! Looking forward to live tweets.
Sorry I am responding to this so late..just saw it! I ended up cancelling LTT a few weeks before our trip. I just didn't want to waste that much time since we only had 8 hours in MK. Also, I wanted to try a few snacks and I knew I wouldn't be able to if I had that big meal!

The New Fantasy Land was awesome. I'm bummed I didn't get to see it during the day though. It was very dark at night so it was hard to really see all the details. Loved the Circus tents too! We saw Minnie, Daisy, Donald, and Goofy..I think thats my new favorite meet and greet! We didn't end up doing Little Mermaid...again bummed about that. The wait was like 30 minutes and it was almost time for the new Celebrate the Magic show. We planned on going back after the parade but never did. There's always next time!

CM discounts will be amazing! Then you can try out all the hotels!

I totally know how you felt crying in Disney. I think its exhaustion! I felt the same way at the Christmas Party. I just felt like we wasted so much time because my mom didn't want to split up so we could all do whatever we wanted. I missed so many things!

Yay for Garden Grove. Loved it there! I just signed up for AAA, so I will definitely be going back and its even better with the discount! I used it this last trip at WPE and EoS.

That sucks for all the issues you had with the service at the hotel, but at least you got upgraded to a 1 bedroom. That view was awesome too!
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I like those one dollar bracelets - good deal!

I have been thinking we should try out Garden Grove sometime. It's cheaper and less crowded, yet still has characters, so what's not to like about that.

Glad you got some alone time. I don't ride anything, but I enjoy taking lots of pictures and just browsing the shops when I am by myself.

Seeing and hearing the Main Street Trolley group is such a simple thing, yet it makes my day when they come clanging down the street.

Hope your family has a wonderful holiday break!
Mine lasted over 3 months!
Yes, you should definitely try it! The location is great- just a quick boat ride away from Epcot and DHS. We went back all 4 of us in Nov and enjoyed it.
I like a little alone time in Disney. It's really therapeutic.
I love the trolley! Amy and I always sing the song.
Thank you! So far, it's been nice. We've done some things as a family, I saw some friends, and went to my grandmother's for a few days with Amy. I also cleaned/reorganized my room and did some school work. The thought of returning to school and having 6 midterms and the SAT a week later is not nice. Hope you're enjoying your break.
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Great update. I'm sorry you had a bad next to last day at the park. I agree if your there for a short time don't waste it going to a water park. Then mom made you come back. Ya I know she was only looking out for you, not getting a cold, but it still stunk. CNN on vacation!!! No way no news on vacation.Can't wait to read about last day
I probably should of stayed back that night and just relaxed, but I can never bring myself to staying in at night in Disney, especially when I had already been at the resort for 6 hours that day.
I originally said I was going to try the water parks next summer, but I'm not sure now because I'm going to have Stormalong Bay.
I agree about the news! It'd be fine if it was Stacy.
The last day is interesting.
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Sorry I am responding to this so late..just saw it! I ended up cancelling LTT a few weeks before our trip. I just didn't want to waste that much time since we only had 8 hours in MK. Also, I wanted to try a few snacks and I knew I wouldn't be able to if I had that big meal!

The New Fantasy Land was awesome. I'm bummed I didn't get to see it during the day though. It was very dark at night so it was hard to really see all the details. Loved the Circus tents too! We saw Minnie, Daisy, Donald, and Goofy..I think thats my new favorite meet and greet! We didn't end up doing Little Mermaid...again bummed about that. The wait was like 30 minutes and it was almost time for the new Celebrate the Magic show. We planned on going back after the parade but never did. There's always next time!

CM discounts will be amazing! Then you can try out all the hotels!

I totally know how you felt crying in Disney. I think its exhaustion! I felt the same way at the Christmas Party. I just felt like we wasted so much time because my mom didn't want to split up so we could all do whatever we wanted. I missed so many things!

Yay for Garden Grove. Loved it there! I just signed up for AAA, so I will definitely be going back and its even better with the discount! I used it this last trip at WPE and EoS.

That sucks for all the issues you had with the service at the hotel, but at least you got upgraded to a 1 bedroom. That view was awesome too!
I saw what was open in August, but I didn't even make it over to Storybook Circus in Nov!
It's still amazing at night! I love the glow of Beast's Castle and standing in front of Gaston's is awesome for Wishes.
The LM is one of my favorite rides. I went on it 4 times and could not get enough. Rubbing it in probably doesn't help, does it?
You need to go back!
I LOVE Celebrate the Magic. The Christmas part was amazing.
I agree about the exhaustion. I totally would of felt the same way at the Christmas Party. I'd say we split up into pairs about 1/3 of the time and I like it. It's impossible to get things done when it's the whole family. In November, I found myself saying "Too much chitty chatty and not enough bang bang" and "I think I need a whip!"
Oh, I didn't know about the discount at WPE and EOS! Thanks for sharing! How much? I have an EOS in my mall food court, so I never eat there at DTD, but WPE has been on my list forever and I've never eaten there before.
Yes, the new room was awesome!
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I saw what was open in August, but I didn't even make it over to Storybook Circus in Nov!
It's still amazing at night! I love the glow of Beast's Castle and standing in front of Gaston's is awesome for Wishes.
The LM is one of my favorite rides. I went on it 4 times and could not get enough. Rubbing it in probably doesn't help, does it?
You need to go back!
I LOVE Celebrate the Magic. The Christmas part was amazing.
I agree about the exhaustion. I totally would of felt the same way at the Christmas Party. I'd say we split up into pairs about 1/3 of the time and I like it. It's impossible to get things done when it's the whole family. In November, I found myself saying "Too much chitty chatty and not enough bang bang" and "I think I need a whip!"
Oh, I didn't know about the discount at WPE and EOS! Thanks for sharing! How much? I have an EOS in my mall food court, so I never eat there at DTD, but WPE has been on my list forever and I've never eaten there before.
Yes, the new room was awesome!
Yes, thanks for rubbing that it! I defintely need to go back soon...I've only been home a few weeks and I already have the planning itch!
I wish we did split up...it would have been so much easier. I don't know why my mom insisted on staying together. Such a waste! HAHA I may need to steal those lines! My family would probably just tell me to shut up!
I believe WPE was 10% and EoS was 15%. You have to try WPE. I loved it there! The chicken was awesome and the mashed potatoes..YUM! We also had the mac and cheese, and penne alfredo which were both really good. I've never heard anything bad about that place.
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Yes, thanks for rubbing that it! I defintely need to go back soon...I've only been home a few weeks and I already have the planning itch!
I wish we did split up...it would have been so much easier. I don't know why my mom insisted on staying together. Such a waste! HAHA I may need to steal those lines! My family would probably just tell me to shut up!
I believe WPE was 10% and EoS was 15%. You have to try WPE. I loved it there! The chicken was awesome and the mashed potatoes..YUM! We also had the mac and cheese, and penne alfredo which were both really good. I've never heard anything bad about that place.
Haha, sorry! Oh my gosh, me too, mine is so bad! When are you thinking of going?
I had to say that because they were changing their mind every minute and I was ready to go crazy
That's a good deal! I just had my last holiday of the season at EOS for dinner tonight SO good! I've been wanting to try WPE forever, but I'm terrible at getting myself over to DTD. I didn't even get over there this trip.
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Tuesday, August 7, 2012

I woke up before the alarm this morning and hopped out of bed. This was the last full day and there was no time to waste on that sleeping nonsense.

I wish I could say the same for my lovely family.

I looked out the window and saw this:

What on earth?

Dad would not get his behind out of bed and Amy was in slow motion. I kept watching the boats pass by going to the park of the morning, Hollywood Studios.

Amy and I finally left. Mom and Dad would meet us there in a little while.


The line for the boat was super long and we waited a while.
Here comes the precious!


Hello!


When the boat finally came, the CM came out with her clicker and counted the amount of people getting on, everybody was giving her pleading eyes and she responded to them with:

"YOU GUYS ARE LOOKING AT ME LIKE I'M YOUR EXECUTIONER!"

Ahh! I knew right then that would be the name of the TR. Thank you, lovely CM, for the title. I thank you.

I guess the battle field wasn't too dangerous if I stopped for a pic.







The park was SO crowded. We got to TSM at 9:15 and the FPs were for 1-2 which is past when I wanted to stay, but I grabbed them anyway.

I then decided we should get in the standby. It said an hour, but I thought it might be under.









So, Amy and I are in line and then Dad calls and says they just got here and Amy runs out of line to meet them.

My Mania partner abandoned me! I was so mad. I waited for them all morning and now nobody would ride with me. I would of come earlier by myself if I had known that and now we couldn't ride TSM at the same time bc we had 2 FPS for one time and 2 a few hours later.

The wait was only about 20 minutes. Yay!
TSM always makes me happy!
Oh, and on the bright side, I won.

By a landslide, too!

I get off Mania and call the fam and they're by Voyage waiting for me, wolfing down mickey bars. Of course when I come, there's like one drop of each left! Ugh!

We then decided to split up so Dad and Amy could go on TOT and RNRC. Neither is up Mom and I's alley, so we walked around to find something. I really wanted to meet Phineas and Ferb, so we agreed to head over that way. Yea, I know, I'm five. It's fine.

On the way, we passed by auditions for American Idol and Mom told me I should audition.

How do you know I sing, Mother? I only do it in the shower and in the garage when I take out the garbage.

We went over to the CM to find out more about it and Mom and the CM dude peer pressured me into doing it.

Fine, fine. Just trying to spread the magic here.

We were brought inside and Kelley Clarkson 'spoke' to me to wish me luck and gave me some advice. I then was sent into the auditioning room.

What did I get myself into?

There was a man sitting behind a desk, he seemed very professional, but was also nice and friendly.

I sang "Part of Your World" from my favorite girl's movie, The Little Mermaid.

The beginning was just ehh, but towards the end as I got more comfortable, I got a million times better and owned some pretty high notes. I could tell the guy was impressed at my finale.

I still would be absolutely shocked if I made it to the next round. I have no experience and this was my first time singing in front of everybody, it was obvious that I was nervous.

He was nice and told me what he liked and told me what I should work on. He also told me to perform in front of people more often and to come back and try again.

Oh, well. I told Mom I would be disappointed if I was a guest and went to AEI and heard a voice like mine. Back to the shower I go.

We were in and out in a little over 5 minutes.

Mom was too hot to meet P and F so we went in to see my buddies, the Muppets.

By the way, where is that darn key? I probably looked like an idiot searching everywhere for it in Nov.


It was then snack time and I knew just where to go.
As Michelle Tanner would say,
like it

like it

like it

like it

LOVE it

Oh my gosh, the red velvet cheesecake cupcake.

I was saying "yum and wow" just about every five seconds.

I've never tried any of the others bc how could you cheat on Red, but I like disney food and I like cake, so what's not to like?
We met back up with Dad and Amy and they just gotten out of a drawing class.

We then went to go see Voyage, I think.
After our maybe viewing of Voyage, we left.

There were two sister resorts that I had been wanting to visit for the longest time and I wasn't putting it off anymore.
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Haha, sorry! Oh my gosh, me too, mine is so bad! When are you thinking of going?
I had to say that because they were changing their mind every minute and I was ready to go crazy
That's a good deal! I just had my last holiday of the season at EOS for dinner tonight SO good! I've been wanting to try WPE forever, but I'm terrible at getting myself over to DTD. I didn't even get over there this trip.
No idea when our next trip will be. I really loved going in September...of course December will always be my favorite time but its hard to take time off of work so close to Christmas.

Loved the Holiday sandwich! Thats the reason I went there! But now I'm excited to go back and try something different.

We always make it a point to go to DTD. I don't think I've ever not gone! haha

Can't believe your sister ditched you and TSM for your parents! Thats just crazy! Have you ever tried RnR or ToT?
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No idea when our next trip will be. I really loved going in September...of course December will always be my favorite time but its hard to take time off of work so close to Christmas.

Loved the Holiday sandwich! Thats the reason I went there! But now I'm excited to go back and try something different.

We always make it a point to go to DTD. I don't think I've ever not gone! haha

Can't believe your sister ditched you and TSM for your parents! Thats just crazy! Have you ever tried RnR or ToT?
I hope you get to go September. Christmas week really is not bad. I went in 2011 and I had never seen lower crowds, but I think we got lucky. On the 23, at noon, the longest wait at MK was like 30 min. Of course, most of the time I was at the parks at crazy hours, but it was worth it. I also avoided MK like the plague on Christmas Day.

I wish they had it year-round. I really like the Original.

I usually put it low down on the list because I figure I can buy the same stuff at the parks and I've eaten at T-rex a few times. I really want to try WPE next time, though. I haven't done-done DTD since 2009!

I know! What crazy-ness. I've done TOT twice and my first time they had to slam the brakes during the drop sequence because of a safety regulation with a guest. I was holding on for dear life, expecting the big drop any second, and they eventually turned the lights on and we went backwards through the ride. I went on and again right after and it didn't really do anything for me. I'd go on it again if I was peer pressured, but I usually just hang out with my mom. RNRC-- Never! I hated Everest, so RNRC is a no go for me.
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Visiting Art of Animation and Pop Century were high on my list for this trip, so we decided to leave DHS and take a bus to whichever one came first

Art came first and we were there in no time. What a great location!

Somehow, I almost forgot to mention this. Sit down. I don’t know how to say this, so I’m just going to come out with it.

BUS GUY CHANGED!!!! Ughh, it was terrible. The new guy is just disgusting.


We got to Art and walked through the main lobby and immediately I was blown away. Disney did such an amazing job with this resort. You really feel like you just stepped into a movie.

We were walking around and then Amy complained that she was hungry so we went to Landscapes of Flavor to eat lunch. She did a few laps around, in attempts to find something to eat, and she found nothing. What!? She was really getting moody since she was so hungry so we walked over to Pop instead to eat.

Because of this, I didn’t get to walk through AOA at all. All I got to do was the path to POP. I took pics along the way and Amy yelled at me the whole time. Stay away when that girl gets hungry.











Crossing over to Storybrooke, er, I mean Pop!

Despite me being rushed, I was able to realize that I need to stay here one day.

This was my first time at POP, but I felt like I had been there before thanks to MeMom’s TRs.












Pop is such a cute resort! I’d stay there in a heartbeat.

Thankfully, the princess was able to find something to eat and everyone was able to live happily ever after! Phew!
I decided on the nachos for my lunch and I think I shared them with somebody. They were great!

After we were done eating, we took a bus back to DHS because our TSM FPs were going to expire soon and we can’t let that happen. No way, no how.

Unfortunately, we had one of the longest waits ever for a bus. When we got to DHS, we booked it like there no tomorrow. I mean, I didn't even take a picture. That's when you know I mean business. Some FPs expired 10 minutes ago and some were 5, but the CM let us through and didn’t make a comment. Yay!

TSM is my favorite! It’s just so perfect!

I won, like always! Go me!

I couldn't resist making a LGM pressed penny! They're so adorable!




Since three times in one trip is simply not enough, we went to the 2:30 drawing class and were able to squeeze in at the last minute. Talk about luck!
We drew Minnie and I thought Amy would be annoyed since she drew Mickey a few hours prior and Minnie is pretty just the same thing, but she was SO into it!

Amy is an extreme perfectionist and what she did just cracked me up! Take a look:

This was the original and upon first inspection, she discovered that her initial outline was not going to cut it, so here we have attempt numero uno.


She flipped it over, tried again, and still was not satisfied, so here we have numero dos and finally, tres.


If you have you're easily afraid, please skip this picture.

Don't say I didn't warn you!

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Old 01-20-2013, 09:29 PM   #117
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After the 22 minutes of torture, oh, I'm sorry, I meant drawing class, we made our way out of the park. It was getting way too hot!








Back at the resort, Mom and Amy went to Blizzard Beach (again!) and Dad and I went to the pool! It was so refreshing! Of course, our last full day was the day I discovered how awesome the water slide is! Ugh! I can't wait to try the one at Stormalong Bay! I'm so excited!

By the way, Via Napoli or Les Chefs de France? 'Ohana or Cape May dinner?

After the pool, we went back upstairs, showered, and then I went down to the Splash Terrace and picked up a pizza for dinner to eat in the room! It was nothing great!
At this point, it was a little after 6 on the last night in WDW and I had so much left to do! I wanted to get the kitchen sink, go mini golfing, go to AK, go to DTD, and go to MK! I knew it was impossible to do all of that, but I asked Dad what he wanted to do and he said he was tired and was staying in for the night.

If I knew he was going to do that, I would of gone to the stupid water park! I called Mom and Amy each about 5 times and nobody answered! I cried again because I had waited and worked so hard for this trip and it was such a disappointment! Overall, I wasted so much time waiting for them at the water park and then catering to Mom when she wasn't at the water park.

Needless to say, I was not mad when it was in the 40s in November and it was not water park weather.
Meanwhile, a CM in a tux came up to the room and claimed that the front desk insisted that we have this. He came in, made room on the table, placed a basket down, and left.


Mom and Amy finally came back after almost three hours of me calling practically non-stop, but wait they had to dry their hair.

But wait, there's more (I feel like a commercial! Haha!) they had to eat, so we walked over to Peekabos at the Dolphin. When we were walking I saw the fireworks from the F! finale and was really kicking myself for not going to it! Mwa!

Once they got their food at Peekabos, they ate so slow! Ughh!

At the best stop, a family was trying to get to DTD and wanted to know how far it was, if you needed a ticket, how to get there, can they eat there. Newbies! I quickly gave them a crash course on Disney.

Finally, we finally got to MK and it was closing in 45 minutes! I was in a pissed off mood, for being alone for 4 hours on the last night, but I quickly put it behind me once I walked onto Main Street and it the middle of Wishes!


After Wishes, we went on the TTA!





Then we went on Buzz, which was a walk-on! My night was really starting to turn!
I think Amy won because I suck at Buzz!



You can really tell it's the end of the trip!

Amy inspected the Lotso pillow pet and of course it smelled like strawberries! I'm not sure I'd be able to cuddle with him after what he did to my friends.



We went on Buzz again since there was no line and the scores improved big time!

Mine!

Amy's!

Defeating Zurg is exhausting!



Next, we went to Monstrolpolis!



So cute!








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Soon we were let inside and the show started! It was the funniest laugh floor of my entire life! The entire audience was laughing the entire time and I started crying from laughing too hard!

The audience interaction was just hilarious! This one woman was put up on the screen, and she immediately got on the floor and when she came back up, her bag was covering her face! It was too funny!

Then they put two ECVs up that were side by side and said "I bet you're wondering when the drag race is going to start!" Haha!

Overall, everything was just hilarious!
After the laugh floor, the park was officially closed, but the MSEP was just beginning!



We walked out of the park as it was going on, but since we were going in the opposite direction, we got to see the whole thing! Yay! I stopped when Peter came, of course! He was at it with Hook again! What else is new?









We walked to the Contemporary because I thought DTD was open until 2 AM and I wanted to go to Goofy's.

Long story, short, this is what happened, Spark Note version.

- We waited forever for a bus and then stopped at the GF and Poly. There were girls on the bus who had accidentally gotten on the Poly bus instead of POP! Must of been partying too hard!

-We were dropped off at the West Side and then walked over to Market Place.

-I saw a CM and asked him how to get to Goofy's. He goes into great detail and then informs me that it had just closed along with everything else.


- Back the bus stop.

- We were waiting forever for a bus and it was starting to get really deserted! It was after 12 and getting scary! Finally, Flynn came to the rescue as his bus brought us back to our resort.
We were back in the room at 1.
And here's proof that this fail actually happened!

Coming up next: departure day!
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The wait was only about 20 minutes. Yay!
TSM always makes me happy!
You and Jill should do this together someday. She loves this ride! Nice that it was 20 minutes vs. the 60 it showed.



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I sang "Part of Your World" from my favorite girl's movie, The Little Mermaid.

The beginning was just ehh, but towards the end as I got more comfortable, I got a million times better and owned some pretty high notes. I could tell the guy was impressed at my finale.

I still would be absolutely shocked if I made it to the next round. I have no experience and this was my first time singing in front of everybody, it was obvious that I was nervous.
You are a brave heart to even try for something like this!


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By the way, where is that darn key? I probably looked like an idiot searching everywhere for it in Nov.
Right when you go in - to the right there is a window. It is on the floor in the carpet.



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Oh my gosh, the red velvet cheesecake cupcake.

I was saying "yum and wow" just about every five seconds.
I agree.
Butterfinger is a good choice, too.
I didn't realize they carried the Napoleon here.
Too many good choices! Can't wait to make one in March!
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I hope you get to go September. Christmas week really is not bad. I went in 2011 and I had never seen lower crowds, but I think we got lucky. On the 23, at noon, the longest wait at MK was like 30 min. Of course, most of the time I was at the parks at crazy hours, but it was worth it. I also avoided MK like the plague on Christmas Day.

I wish they had it year-round. I really like the Original.

I usually put it low down on the list because I figure I can buy the same stuff at the parks and I've eaten at T-rex a few times. I really want to try WPE next time, though. I haven't done-done DTD since 2009!

I know! What crazy-ness. I've done TOT twice and my first time they had to slam the brakes during the drop sequence because of a safety regulation with a guest. I was holding on for dear life, expecting the big drop any second, and they eventually turned the lights on and we went backwards through the ride. I went on and again right after and it didn't really do anything for me. I'd go on it again if I was peer pressured, but I usually just hang out with my mom. RNRC-- Never! I hated Everest, so RNRC is a no go for me.
Wow, it seems like you did get lucky during Christmas! Those waits don't sound bad at all. I would definitely stay away from MK on Christmas day tho...I can't even imagine!

I HATE Everest, but love RNRC! I won't ever go on ToT. I hate big drops like that, which is why I hate Everest. But RNRC doesn't have any big drops. The worst part is the take off and its not that bad. You can barely tell you're going upside down too! Its fun!

I want to stay at AoA so bad! It looks sooo cute! I love all the details.

That's a nice little gift basket you got!!!
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