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    Okay. These message boards are LOADED with abbreviations for Disneyland attractions. Now, I know some of them, like POTC is Pirates of the Carribean, and DCA is Disney's California Adventure, they are no brainers, but some of them are really hard to figure out. Would somebody please make a list of all of the abbreviations and what they mean? If its already been done, I apologize, but I am LOST! :confused:
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    There isn't a list, we make them up as we go along.
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    • #3
      TDA = Team Disney Anahiem
      POTC = Pirates of the Carribean
      IASM = It's a Small World
      HISTA = Honey I Shrunk the Audience
      SM = Splash Mountain
      DLR = Disneyland Resort
      SoC = Soaring Over California
      ToT = Tower of Terror
      Those are the most common ones I see.
      Last edited by Soulquarian; 02-19-2005, 12:01 PM.

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      • #4
        the one that threw me was KAC...."king Authers carousel"

        BTMR =big thinder Mt railroad
        HM = haunted mansion
        HMH = haunted mansion holiday
        GRR = grizzly river rapids or as I call it the rapid ride..

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        • #5
          Muchas gracias!!
          "Somebody need me too much; somebody know me too well. Somebody pull me up short, and put me through hell, and give me support for being alive. Make me alive. Make me alive! Make me confused; mock me with praise. Let me be used. Vary my days. But alone is alone, not alive. Somebody crowd me with love, somebody force me to care. Somebody let me come through, I'll always be there as frightened as you, to help us survive being alive."
          --"Being Alive"
          Company Stephen
          Sondheim

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          • #6
            Actually, I've found it kind of fun to try to figure these out!
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            • #7
              SM isn't very good it can be confused for Space Mountain or Splash Mountain. Space and Splash are the typical shorthand for those... or at least the correct shorthand, IMO.
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              • #8
                Also there are:

                TDL = Tokyo Disneyland
                TDR = Tokyo Disney Resort
                TDS = Tokyo DisneySea

                For rides...

                RotA = Rivers of the Americas
                CBJ = (was) Country Bear Jamboree :-(
                PM = (was) Peoplemover
                CoP = Carousel of Progress
                TT = Tarzan's Treehouse
                TR, ETR = Enchanted Tikiroom
                DLRR = Disneyland Railroad (I think this is an "official" acronym)

                And a bunch more for WDW (Walt Disney World) attractions...
                Last edited by nish221; 03-18-2005, 02:38 PM.

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by Tinker Bell
                  Okay. These message boards are LOADED with abbreviations for Disneyland attractions. Now, I know some of them, like POTC is Pirates of the Carribean, and DCA is Disney's California Adventure, they are no brainers, but some of them are really hard to figure out. Would somebody please make a list of all of the abbreviations and what they mean? If its already been done, I apologize, but I am LOST! :confused:
                  Hey guys, is it possable for us to put together a FAQ thred? with some of this stuff?

                  Because I know this has been covered extensively in another thread...
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                  • #10
                    And I'm sorry, but who is Maynard??? Guess I'm not so obsessed with Disneyland as I thought on another thread...

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                    • #11
                      Maynard is a very enthusiastic Attractions CM- he is usually to be found as an HM host.
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                      • #12
                        Oh, is he the older CM who really gets into it in the stretching room? He's cool.

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                        • #13
                          yeah, I think so- have never met him personally- only heard about him. Any Maynard stories out there? Or has that been in another thread already- if so, please provide the link.
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                          • #14
                            Terms I often use when I'm with friends at the park:

                            SE
                            DB
                            WT


                            SE == stroller envy. When you see someone that takes your breath away pushing a stroller.

                            DB == distant beauty. Someone that looks great far away, but quickly goes from Dream to Dud as they get closer to you. *hums Mystery Date theme*

                            WT == white trash. Self-explanatory.


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                            • #15
                              Here is some more info on Maynard


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