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TinkPen 432.7 #487 

Married for 25 years to a wonderful guy, Mom of two, fan of Tinkerbell and Minnie!
Member Since: August 04, 2010
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 432.7 #487 (DL Qual #1810

January 8, 2014 7:15 PM  The Hub
I've done that a couple of times, and it's a great treat!

Worth every bit of the $60. I would do it again in a heartbeat!  - ythdudette  1414.1 #116 5:07PM
Yess it's worth it... everyone should experience it at least once in their lives ;) if not two or 3 lol - disneyaddict24  140.4 #2853 5:12PM
How much is it?  If you don't mind me asking 😊 - PirateDoll  273.7 #1099 3:39PM
Oh no not at all! My cousin treated me to it but I believe it was $50. You get hot chocolate, coffee, or water before the show starts and then this snack tray with cheeses, fruits and sweets! You sit in a special area and it may not look like a lot but it's filling!  - disneyaddict24  140.4 #2853 3:41PM
I have done it twice and I highly recommend it! - mrssumr  70.4 #4084 9:37PM
I always wondered what that was all about. I will definitely have to do that this year.  - Belles_Librarian  47.0 #4805 9:47AM

 432.7 #487 (DL Qual #1810

January 3, 2014 7:30 PM  The Hub
I love it!

πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ - PrincessDuckie  884.1 #201 4:15PM
That is SO COOL !!! - carminaire  772.1 #235 4:22PM
Looks great! - DisLUVney  626.0 #313 7:59PM
I want one!  πŸ˜„ - bluefairy  643.3 #302 12:16PM

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 432.7 #487 (DL Qual #1810

January 3, 2014 7:20 PM  The Hub
I first visited DL when I was 6. I remember taking a picture with Peter Pan (who was a girl back then) and the crocodile. I was absolutely petrified of the crocodile, and my Mom kept trying to get me to hold his hand. In the picture, I wouldn't take my eyes off of him because I was afraid he'd eat me!

I can remember taking the shortcut across the park - Eagles Flight- the cable gondolas which passed through the Matterhorn.  - SteveGough  50.5 #4667 4:21PM
My earliest memories are of the Electric Light Parade. I remember Main Street all lit up, eating chocolate coins, the music and the lights on the floats! The song is my ringtone right now :-) - Diz_Mel  96.0 #3612 4:43PM
Being a mini in the early 70's and forcing my folks to eat at the pirate ship cafe... - BombFrogFormerCM  1000.7 #183 11:44AM
I was born in front of the castle in 1977, I dont remember it but it was a glorious day. This is why there is a golden spike there, its to represent my birth. And the clock that is above it is set to the time that I was born. - Dave  13397.8 #2 10:07PM
Niiiiiice 😊 - apesandmonkeys  6523.7 #16 3:40AM

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 432.7 #487 (DL Qual #1810

January 3, 2014 7:21 PM  The Hub
Very cute!

yes I got one for Xmas to hold all my makeup and girly things - Dave  13397.8 #2 5:18PM
Maybe try calling EARS or looking in WOD. They always have a good variety of D&B. - LaBelleParis  1351.8 #125 2:58PM
Ohhh! So pretty! I want! 😍 - PrincessLadybug  208.3 #1870 6:53PM
Very cute! - TinkPen  432.7 #487 7:21PM

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 432.7 #487 (DL Qual #1810

January 3, 2014 7:27 PM  The Hub
Did you find some great buys?

Love that place!!!! It was a bit on the empty side last time I went a couple weeks ago though - thatgirljenn  1682.2 #98 12:59PM
Hi Song! - Darlingwendi  1221.1 #139 1:08PM
Hi Darlingwendi! - Song  1868.3 #87 1:57PM
Are there other ways to shop at Company D besides being a cast member?  - JoannaPandaMouse  251.3 #1308 3:57PM
getting invited by one or when a MWer CM does a RAK for a visit :) - misschurro  6191.3 #18 3:58PM
I like the back wall! ;) glad you guys had fun! - piratelife4me  1046.6 #170 4:06PM
😜 - missariel33  2115.5 #70 4:24PM

 432.7 #487 (DL Qual #1810

January 3, 2014 7:24 PM  The Hub
We just customized our bands for our trip on the 19th. It'll be my first time in WDW. Did you link your passes to them?

Coolness indeed :-) - uscdisneyteacher  7723.1 #10 11:06AM
Wish we had that in May 2013, when we went.  Glad 4 u  - ems_world  9.8 #10753 7:19PM
We just customized our bands for our trip on the 19th. It'll be my first time in WDW. Did you link your passes to them? - TinkPen  432.7 #487 7:24PM
Ooh and don't forget you can add bling to them! At registration they even have one with the year!  - MicheyMouse  352.2 #645 5:41PM
WHAT?!?!?!? We weren't offered a year one. I had to buy those darn things. My son lost his Oogie Boogie one. - Lelundrial  615.7 #323 5:52PM
We had a hard time finding them in the park a month ago, but they were available at the various on-property hotel gift shops.  I have also heard they are notorious for falling off!  - poppinspenguin  296.9 #913 7:56PM
So jealous 😍 - momaloho  11.5 #9776 8:39PM

 432.7 #487 (DL Qual #1810

May 27, 2013 6:17 PM  The Hub
So adorable! They look like they're so happy to be FREE!!!

Tagged in: Live Videos  
Always fun to watch these guys make a run for it. - Westcoast  152.5 #2647 6:08PM
Ok, we need a goat run meet up! I'm so planning this. - Cinderella_Schnooks  3259.6 #40 1:48AM
Was late to our reservations at the BBQ Bc I had to watch this! - lotusflow3r  172.3 #2346 1:57AM
So what time did they do this? - Cinderella_Schnooks  3259.6 #40 2:30AM
I uploaded this RIGHT after, as we were walking out. So alittle after 5:30? - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4406.8 #30 10:26AM
Our reservations were at 4:50 PM. I would say right before 5? - lotusflow3r  172.3 #2346 5:07PM
Also, my apologies for the late response. I just noticed the "Notifications" tab. - lotusflow3r  172.3 #2346 5:09PM
Wish I could've seen this. - dumbbunny  627.2 #312 2:49AM

 432.7 #487 (DL Qual #1810

May 27, 2013 6:11 PM  The Hub
Such a cute couple πŸ’–

Cute picture!! Thanks for sharing! - annamichelle  234.5 #1527 5:36PM
Cute picture! - NellTinkerBell  322.8 #767 5:55PM
Such a cute couple πŸ’– - TinkPen  432.7 #487 6:11PM
Very cute!! - MinnieMousewife  896.8 #198 7:54PM

 432.7 #487 (DL Qual #1810

May 27, 2013 6:24 PM  The Hub
I've gone alone quite a few times, and really enjoy it. It does feel a bit strange at first, but the freedom finally wins out! Do make a point of meeting some MWrs - maybe do an in park RAK to meet some?

You can do whatever you want and never have to worry about what anyone else thinks, which can be nice sometimes. - Slotherini  1079.8 #164 1:46PM
Agreed! - Duchess_SMK  6250.0 #17 2:39PM
Yup! It's nice to go at your own pace. Go on any ride you want, watch any show, take as many pictures you want, eat whenever/wherever, and also just sit & relax - LBChica  2391.0 #59 3:12PM
I go alone quite often. Since I love photography I am free to shoot all I want without holding up people. Another fun thing to do alone is to really explore a land. - ru42  442.3 #477 1:50PM
My dream!! Just want one day by myself! Go as fast or as slow as I want. Take all the photos I want. Eat where and what and when I want. Only my own hands to clean, and nobody to tell, 'don't touch anything'! Sigh. - MeridaFan  4154.9 #33 2:11PM
You forgot " get down from there, don't hang on that" - PrincessAuroraMomma  592.9 #334 2:31PM
I've gone alone quite a few times, and really enjoy it. It does feel a bit strange at first, but the freedom finally wins out! Do make a point of meeting some MWrs - maybe do an in park RAK to meet some? - TinkPen  432.7 #487 6:24PM
I went alone last time because there were attractions I wanted to go on and only two hours. I like the MWers I have met and really want to see them again sometime when I am alone - E-Ticket  1437.0 #114 6:29PM
Actually even if I have family or friends with me - E-Ticket  1437.0 #114 6:30PM

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 432.7 #487 (DL Qual #1810

May 19, 2013 4:19 AM  The Hub
Congrats SMK - a very deserving recipient for sure!

Tagged in: Family Reunion 2013  
OH. My. Goodness!!! 😱😍 Thank you SO much everyone! This has to be one of the most amazing gifts ever! I think I sat in my car after the reunion for a good half an hour and cried happy tears! I'm so incredibly grateful to receive this remarkable RAK. I plan to let my girls pick a few items and re-RAK the rest. I believe it is what Dahulagirl would have wanted and I'm honored with the opportunity to carry on the tradition. Words can not express how overjoyed I am! Thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you ALL so much! πŸ’— - Duchess_SMK  6250.0 #17 1:37AM
Could not have happened to a nicer MWer! Congratulations Duchess!! You deserve it! And what a wonderful tribute to Dahulagirl!! - IMissDisney  1205.7 #143 1:14PM
And the winner is......a very emotional and happy friend of Dahulagirl,........Duchess_SMK! Congrats, could not have happened to a nicer MouseWaiter! - secretagentangel  3061.6 #43 5:53PM
That is so wonderful!!! I was hoping a friend of DahulaGirl would be chosen!! & Duchess_SMK adds so much to MW with her wonderful history posts!! Many congrats!!! - DiamondInTheRough  349.6 #650 5:57PM
Congratulations on winning the super RAK!! I contributed a 2012 MW reunion t-shirt. Hope you enjoy!! - debbiev  1125.9 #156 3:06PM
Amazing! Congratulations!!! - Goofnaround  22.0 #6799 8:48PM

 432.7 #487 (DL Qual #1810

May 18, 2013 1:28 PM  The Hub
Wish I could've joined the fun!

Getting busy! It looks like so much fun! - RockieMouse  204.6 #1911 1:09PM
Have fun everyone. - friendlymouse  727.9 #257 1:19PM
Why aren't you going? - Linzee  1166.0 #148 1:21PM
We were at the meetup last night and bought tickets for today, but plans got changed at the last minute and we are unable to make it today. Still got my raffle item in for the mousewait clan. Was weird when the misses and I went to turn in the raffle at 1 am this morning. Hojo had blocked off their entire parking lot with planters and pylons. We had to park at Mimi's and I walked it over. - friendlymouse  727.9 #257 1:34PM
Have fun!!! - Mrs.mouse  543.6 #367 1:30PM
Have fun... Wish I didn't have to work... - WaltSentMe  329.6 #728 1:37PM

 432.7 #487 (DL Qual #1810

May 17, 2013 3:52 AM  The Hub
Congratulations Coaster!

Tagged in: Family Reunion 2013  
From sitting out on meetups on the first 1000 points to put in wait times, all of the bubble guns, light up toys, EXTRA IPHONE CHARGING CORDS, minty chargers, walk offs, getting kicked off ToT, and all the behind the scenes you do, and on top of all that being an amazing friend. CONGRATS WELL DESERVED! Psst, May 18 is Coaster's Bday, it is tradition to sing iasw "his favorite" instead of Happy Birthday, hopefully all attending can make that happen or better yet go on iasw with himπŸ˜ŠπŸ˜„ - toph  2418.2 #55 2:29PM
Well said! πŸ‘ ::giggles:: done! - Duchess_SMK  6250.0 #17 10:01AM
I want to know why he was kicked off TOT? Sound like a great friend and MWer. Is it 12pm yet?? - pinkmonkeys  528.7 #380 5:45AM
Yay Coaster! (Do I get something for downloading MW before him? lol 😜😜😜) - LBChica  2391.0 #59 5:07AM
For those that can't see the emojis, totally kidding by the way ;) - LBChica  2391.0 #59 12:01PM
I got to ride the tram last night with THE #1 in the WORLD all by myself!!!! @coaster πŸ˜‚πŸ˜œπŸ˜œπŸ˜œπŸ˜œπŸ˜œπŸ˜œ - caramiapoohsadface  4000.9 #35 8:36AM
Congratulations and great to meet you last night!! - LuvsTigger  1574.2 #102 7:15PM

 432.7 #487 (DL Qual #1810

March 18, 2013 7:15 AM  The Hub
Hard to believe it's been around that long, yet each time I ride it, I see something new! Thanks SMK!

Tagged in: Disney History  Quality Content  
I don't remember my first ride on POTC, although I'm sure it was the year it opened (I was 10). It was my mother's favorite ride. She wouldn't do roller coaster type rides, or spinning, or drop rides. Yet she would giggle and scream during POTC's drops saying it was just perfect for her. The background story wasn't readily available, but my mom was a history teacher and used POTC to teach me about Lafitte, the era, and pirates in general. She knew the song by heart, and would softly sing it throughout the whole ride. Her last visit was in the Fall of 1997, but every time I go on it I can't help but think of her and how much she enjoyed it. It's not my absolute #1 favorite attraction, but it holds the most memories. - Gia  802.0 #223 2:26PM
::kneels down at your feet with a blankie and hot cocoa:: I could listen to your wonderful stories all day! Thank you for sharing them with us. They add so much to these posts! - Duchess_SMK  6250.0 #17 5:24PM
πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ Oh, Duchess! I love sharing them and I look forward to your posts for the times I can! - Gia  802.0 #223 7:12PM
What sweet memories! Thank you for sharing! That's what DL is about...families making memories together! - brittandkell  481.8 #423 9:49PM
My first visit to DL was in 1973. My then boyfriend (now hubs) took me to the park on a very rainy Sat morn. First place we went was Pirates. When we exited it had stopped raining and the sun was shining on ROA. After riding Pirates and seeing this beautiful park shining I was so overcome with emotion I'll never forget it. That was the moment I fell in love with Disneyland. - DisneyGrandma  876.2 #204 9:20AM
Awe, how romantic. πŸ’Thank you for sharing that with all of us! 😍 - Duchess_SMK  6250.0 #17 10:00AM
The Walt Disney Family museum has a story from Walt about the ride. Walt wanted to show his wife what he had been working on, but the ride was not complete and as a construction site, dirt was prevalent, but Walt laid down floorboards to allow his wife to walk through and not get her dress dirty. A dreamer, a genius, and a gentleman. - campy  53.6 #4542 9:54PM
😍😍😍 - MeridaFan  4154.9 #33 10:34PM
I taped many programs on the early Disney channel when they aired many of the WOC and other programs showcasing DL early days and have this debut on one of the VHS tapes. - splashphotoCM  885.6 #200 11:40PM

 432.7 #487 (DL Qual #1810

January 12, 2013 7:08 AM  The Hub
Great job Dave!!!

Oh and I ran with Joey Fatone for a mile plus..nice guy - Dave  13397.8 #2 6:23AM
There is so much to be excited about after reading this.. paging sneakergirl!!! - Jacqueline  580.0 #340 6:57AM
That's cool! - MeridaFan  4154.9 #33 8:21AM
Don't look now.... Yellow tank top behind you😍 - Mouse4life  1293.3 #131 8:26AM
πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ you would meet a celebrity while running a half marathon - ladylikesdisney  945.0 #190 9:06AM
Fan girl Squeal!!!!!!!!! - PrincessTianaCM  221.0 #1699 9:41AM
πŸ˜‚ Of course you did - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4406.8 #30 10:51AM
Congrats!! Awesome!! Watching that Duffy show on the room TV was a great motivator. - Experiment818  1646.9 #99 5:54AM be too scared to go to sleep?!?! πŸ˜‚ - Gia  802.0 #223 11:55AM
Congrats! πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸ‘ - PinkElephants  745.7 #249 7:30PM
Congrats! - princessVanessa  384.3 #569 7:39PM

 432.7 #487 (DL Qual #1810

January 6, 2013 4:28 PM  The Hub
Beautiful shot Toph!

Backside of goat! I love it!! - LaPearleNoir  1730.0 #95 4:24PM
Love your pics of Big Thunder today! πŸ˜ƒ - Sandcar13  1408.2 #117 4:26PM
Looks like a backdrop to an epic battle scene. πŸ˜† - Simbaholic  30.4 #5784 4:34PM
Nice one toph! - madsdad  1868.2 #88 4:40PM

 432.7 #487 (DL Qual #1810

January 6, 2013 4:31 PM  The Hub
I have both and they are amazing. The torch will charge a bit faster.

Great deal! Thanks for the info. Plus if you're on your PC, use the link on the right of the lounge to help MW out. - LilSterner  5144.5 #20 1:08PM
That's a great deal. If my old one wasn't working so well I'd jump on this deal. - Tom  10156.7 #5 9:16AM
This such a good deal! Highly recommend a Trent! I carry mine with me all the time. - Gia  802.0 #223 12:09AM
FYI, you can get 2 of the iTorches for the price of 1 with another code! That's what we did! Only a few dollars more! - cynDOLEwhip  1175.5 #146 12:20AM
The dual is good if you want to charge two things at once. - Sandcar13  1408.2 #117 12:23AM
yes, but the itorch is so slim :) - cynDOLEwhip  1175.5 #146 12:24AM
Very true. Glad you got a good deal. πŸ˜€ - Sandcar13  1408.2 #117 12:30AM
Seriously, you're a lifesaver. Now I don't have to share with Aaron! - cynDOLEwhip  1175.5 #146 12:32AM
What's that code?? πŸ˜ƒ - MousekaNinja  422.4 #506 12:58AM
3ITORCH3 - cynDOLEwhip  1175.5 #146 1:23AM

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 432.7 #487 (DL Qual #1810

January 3, 2013 6:21 AM  The Hub
I'm doing the 5K, my first ever! I don't run tho, just a fast walker.

I will, going for my coast to coast medal - Dave  13397.8 #2 12:05AM
Awesome! I definitely want to do a Coast to Coast one year! Good luck. - LilSterner  5144.5 #20 1:00AM
I heard you did that once the same day!!! There should be an AMAZING medal for that (except probably no one ever does it!) - TinkerSchelle  1875.9 #86 1:14AM
Doing the 5K and Half - LilSterner  5144.5 #20 12:28AM
Good luck! I'm hoping to do the 10K at Disneyland in August :) - BelleintheTARDIS  258.8 #1244 1:22PM
Just signed up for the 1/2!! See you all there!!! - MissMolly  1338.1 #127 11:44AM

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 432.7 #487 (DL Qual #1810

December 31, 2012 4:10 PM  The Hub
Wonderful shot!

Beautiful πŸ˜ƒ - msparrow  144.7 #2769 4:02PM
Yes indeed "Ode to Joy"! Beautiful picture!! - DisneyDavidEMT  2539.0 #51 9:52AM
πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ‘ - AshleyLynn22  791.2 #226 4:03PM
Very nice:) - GoofyCarla  67.4 #4175 9:52AM
Wow!! - JRDrummer_CM  875.4 #205 9:53AM

 432.7 #487 (DL Qual #1810

December 31, 2012 4:12 PM  The Hub
Oh man, my anxiety level goes up just looking at this 😱

we were caught in that on Christmas day. Please everyone be nice to those around you. We had a nasty next to us be mean to my brother but I very sweetly (don't know how, I was mad) told her mom to leave him alone and mom told her adult daughter to shut it. It was very trying getting through there and people yelled at the cm so please go out of your way today to be extra nice to the cm's and everyone else too!! I hope all have fun and are safe!! Happy New Year! - secretagentangel  3061.6 #43 4:20PM
Great post and great reminder!!! - adisneyfamily  998.3 #184 4:53PM
Just keep swimming 🐟🐠🐟 - DisneyMe2Death  875.0 #206 3:23PM
we were caught in that on Christmas day. Please everyone be nice to those around you. We had a nasty next to us be mean to my brother but I very sweetly (don't know how, I was mad) told her mom to leave him alone and mom told her adult daughter to shut it. It was very trying getting through there and people yelled at the cm so please go out of your way today to be extra nice to the cm's and everyone else too!! I hope all have fun and are safe!! Happy New Year! - secretagentangel  3061.6 #43 4:20PM
Great post and great reminder!!! - adisneyfamily  998.3 #184 4:53PM
Yikes! - MeridaFan  4154.9 #33 4:48PM

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 432.7 #487 (DL Qual #1810

December 29, 2012 10:19 AM  The Hub

Welcome Wifey, I knew I would get you hooked - MermaidHunter  141.2 #2834 9:26AM
*waves at wifey* welcome! - misschurro  6191.3 #18 1:06PM
Ooooh you're the hubby ? Lol - PinkElephants  745.7 #249 1:10PM
You know me all too well!!! Love u! - MermaidPaisbug  11.2 #9914 2:50PM
Hello and welcomeπŸ‘‹πŸ˜ƒ - Tinkerbellmom4  440.1 #478 12:00PM
Welcome to the family - princessVanessa  384.3 #569 2:57PM
Welcome! :) - Vegan7LuvsStitch  1026.3 #175 3:04PM

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