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Nov. 19th, 2016 03:07 pm
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  • Fri, 17:09: We emerged from the shop around 4:30, found the people we were chatting with in line for instant pin swapping in the corridor.
  • Fri, 17:11: Most was trying to get full set of mystery box 12 Days of Christmas, were only allowed to buy 12. Most items had a limit of 1.
  • Fri, 17:13: Are monorailing to GF, will put away pins, K will sort out the pins she bought for S, then we'll head to MK Xmas Party to meet S.
  • Fri, 18:11: Off to the Magic Kingdom for Mickeys Very Merry Christmas Party via boat--dock is near our bldg. Stops at the Polynesian first then to MK.
  • Fri, 18:46: Easy entry to the park w our party tickets on our MagicBands. Got party wristbands, headed to Plaza Restaurant, got a table after 5 min wait
  • Fri, 18:47: A favorite--Reuben sandwich at the Plaza.
  • Fri, 21:54: Passed by the lines for character greetings early on, too long for the unusual characters. Got sugar cookies for a treat.
  • Fri, 21:56: Found a spot to watch part of parade over heads and shoulder-kids. Then met up with S and her friend Tori in Frontierland for pin handoff
  • Fri, 22:01: Now in the hub area for Wishes, Holiday version.
  • Fri, 22:01: Found Big Al in Frontierland
  • Fri, 23:39: Wandered more, lines still long for Scrooge McDuck. Decided we needed to get Sorcerers card at front of park.
  • Fri, 23:41: Rode Jingle Cruise, very good skipper. Pondered several options then decided we were done. Watched bits of second parade walking out.
  • Fri, 23:41: Monorail to Grand Floridian.
  • Sat, 07:02: Out at 6:45, quick stop to fill coffee mugs, then to monorail where the first monorail of the day was sitting before starting service.
  • Sat, 07:51: Joined others in the monorail car headed to same D23 event and promptly set off a pin trading session for the 12 Days mystery set.
  • Sat, 07:52: I put spares of 12 Days on my lanyard, helped 2 people fill their set.
  • Sat, 07:53: Hitting the pin store again, of course. :)
  • Sat, 09:17: Ran into Alisha in the pin line, was able to trade her a pin she needed for her husband. Total time for shopping 1 hr today, 5+ yesterday
  • Sat, 09:20: Grabbed breakfast sandwiches to go at Contempo Cafe, back to room for meeting with 10 min to spare.
  • Sat, 09:25: Very large room, well filled but not packed (so there are spare chairs for spreading out a bit).
  • Sat, 09:26: Announcement of our evening special treats. Tonight is event at the Polynesian, will do an advance showing of Moana.
  • Sat, 09:29: However, Moana showing will be outside on the beach. This is a big crowd, suspect visibility will be problem, prob have to sit on ground
  • Sat, 09:42: Just gave away 1 ticket to grand opening of Pandora in Animal Kingdom in "summer 2017". Neither K nor I won. :(
  • Sat, 09:51: Evening treat Sunday is entry to MK and a Fastpass to Jingle Cruise....which we did last night.
  • Sat, 10:44: Must remember the story in the DisneyNature presentation on 'throw a duck' told by Roy Disney (on film)
  • Sat, 12:23: Short break then a talk by Imagineer Marty Sklar on history of Jungle Cruise and Adventureland. Not quite dynamic enuf to keep from nodding
  • Sat, 12:25: 2 hr lunch break. We monorailed to GF to drop purchases and the Pandora poster set they gave us at end of morning session.
  • Sat, 12:28: Got food and drinks at the spot in GF, easy, fast, acceptable quality.
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