786.9 #9 (WDW Qual #584

Oct 1, 2012 4:38 PM  WDW Talk Land
******RAK is closed, Congratulations Jalex239!******Hello MW'er family. Sorry for being absent for so long. I think of you guys and gals often. To celebrate EPCOT Center aka Epcot and my home, the Germany Biergarten, I'm Raking this watch. Please share with us your favorite Epcot memory. I'll pick a winner tomorrow (11-2) at 10pm est. Hope everyone is having a Disney Day!

Hey Michael, no need to add me. This is such an awesome RAK and I just wanted to say what an honor it is to have an opening day CM from EPCOT among us! You're a great CM and an amazing person. I look forward to meeting you someday! - dlmickeymouseCM  2405.8 #62 4:58PM
Well-said:-) - mickeynme  177.5 #52 5:02PM
No need to add me to the RAK. I just wanted to comment to say that this is very sweet of you and i also just wanted to say hi. I've heard many wonderful things about you! Hope to see you on here more often:-) - mickeynme  177.5 #52 4:41PM
I forgot to mention my favorite epcot memory..lol..my fave memory was sitting with my family on our last night of vacation on the benches watching illuminations. After it was over,we sat there just tearing up and hugging before we got up to leave. We get a little emotional on our last night of a disney vacation:-( lol - mickeynme  177.5 #52 4:52PM
Beautiful memory Stephanie! Epcot is so beautiful and there are so many memories thanks to illuminations and the candlelight processional, etc. It's easy to not want to return to reality after a magical vacation with such fabulous moments! - JetsamsTwin  379.9 #21 5:11PM
Aww thank you:-) you're so right about wanting to return right away. i know you must feel like that all the time. I love how you go on frequent trips and that you can't stay away for long. It's so hard to stay away from there when we make such beautiful memories with our loved ones:-) i can't wait to go see the candlelight processional at epcot one year. Is it really beautiful? I heard amazing things about it - mickeynme  177.5 #52 5:17PM
It is beautiful! I don't have many great photos but I can dig some up. If the holidays and Christmas carols are your thing then it's a must see! We had a wonderful time during the last one. We met up with Uppityempress that night! - JetsamsTwin  379.9 #21 5:29PM
Yes! The holidays and christmas are my thing...i'm already counting down the days till the holidays..i get very excited like a little kid around this time:-) lol..that's very nice you got the chance to meet up with michael! I would love to meet him one day. I have heard nothing but great things about him on here. Hopefully,you'll get to see him on your upcoming trip=) - mickeynme  177.5 #52 5:36PM
Thank you for posting the pic of the candlelight processional john! So nice of you:-) I really appreciate that - mickeynme  177.5 #52 7:01PM
Don't mention it! I'll see if I can find a few more from an old digital camera I have. - JetsamsTwin  379.9 #21 7:09PM
No worries! If you can,that would be great. If not,that's fine too. I appreciate what you did post. I showed my family too and they thought it was beautiful. Ao nice to see it. Thanks! Have a great night=) - mickeynme  177.5 #52 7:14PM
*So nice to see it - mickeynme  177.5 #52 7:58PM
Welcome back Uncle Umpity, we have missed you. My favorite memory is the year we first rode Soarin, I cried at the beauty of being able to soar over our beautiful USA and see it from a birds eye view. - MagicalFamily  65.6 #91 4:43PM
Can't wait to see you and the family :-) - UppityEmpress  786.9 #9 4:47PM
Hello there !! Please add me !!My best Epcot memory was when me and my hubby were waiting for illuminations and while we were waiting my kids were dancing for us and enjoyed the margaritas and beer and it was also raining. We had a blast . - yessy  226.9 #40 4:46PM
Hi Michael!!!!! No need to add me just wanted to say we are all so happy your back!!!!!! Oh and my favorite memory of Epcot is one night there were extra magic hours till 3 am and me my dad and younger sister were at Epcot going on all the rides and having so much fun then we decided to go on captain eo and even though I was extremely exhausted I was just so happy and a great night! - nodell111  166.4 #54 4:47PM
Hello Michael! Welcome back! It's so good to hear from you! My favorite memory is from back in 2006 when we had a grand gathering and huge get together of about 24 of us! My brother in law was spending some quality time with his family before being deployed to Bosnia with the US Army which he has proudly served with since 1994! Thanks for the great RAK and add me please! - JetsamsTwin  379.9 #21 4:49PM
Sorry nice to see you. Sorry I didn't get back with you. Hope you can forgive me :-) Any idea when you will be up here again? - UppityEmpress  786.9 #9 4:57PM
We check in October 19th so if you're working between the 19th and the 22nd, we can meet up! - JetsamsTwin  379.9 #21 5:06PM
Great RAK! No need to add me. I just wanted to say Welcome Back!! It's wonderful to hear from you. πŸ˜ƒ - Schramke  664.5 #12 4:57PM
Please add me... hmm, it is hard to say my most favorite Epcot memory, or WDW memory in general. The only thing i can say is that during my last 2 trips to WDW, i fly "HanSoloStyle (solo trip)" and all the CM's are so nice and friendly to accommodate a  solo traveler :). Epcot side, i will never forget my experience at Akershus Royal Hall. The Princesses are so funny especially Ariel! (i was wearing a captain america t-shirt and she is like, capt america is my crush!, the mermaid man of the sea). and the manager (i guess coz she checks the crowds) offer to be "my personal photograper" with the princesses. That is really amazing and superb service :) - otilegna  2680.3 #48 5:49PM
Favorite EPCOT memory was stopping in to see you in Germany in December 2011. I still have the photo of the mini MW meet up. No need to enter me I just wanted to share. - BufftheBuffalo  62.7 #93 6:07PM
Hey Michael..missed you lots.. please add me..my favorite memory is in japan my youngest daughter got a hugh pink pearl for the oyster..when they bang on the drums she said i feel like a movie star.. it was so cute!!!! - dxcmama  333.5 #26 6:20PM
No need to add me i just wanted to say welcome back and thank you do much for sharing the magic of epcots birthday with all of us- one of my most favorite places in the world !! - LateforWonderland  21.7 #165 6:28PM
My favorite Epcott memory is my son watching the fireworks and being too young to talk so he pointed at the fireworks and said " ah ah ah " ... I think that was a good thing - MunetMorelloMouse  20.5 #171 6:57PM
Hi! Please add me. That is a great watch. My favorite memory of Epcot is the time our family was entering The Wonders of Life. A young woman from Met Life ask our 6 yr old son if he would like to be the "Kid of the Day". Being a very cautious and serious 6 year old - He says No! The rest of us very quickly said "Yes he will". Well after the super experience we had, all of us including our son,we were very happy he excepted. - Nasuti  3.2 #1065 7:00PM
Welcome back! I have heard SO MANY wonderful things about you, I feel like I know you already!! Great RAK! Please add me for Jalex. My favorite EPCOT memory was in April when we went, it was my kids' first visit. It was so great to see everything for the first time through their eyes...so special, I will never forget it!! - ncjal  288.4 #28 5:02PM
Thanks Nicole! - JetsamsTwin  379.9 #21 5:07PM
You're welcome! Good Luck! - ncjal  288.4 #28 5:14PM
No need to add me, but I just want to thank you for sharing this great RAK with our MW family. Cheers to you sir! - proudcanuck  478.6 #446 5:15PM
awesome rak not sure if i qualify for the rak since i never been to epcot. my first time will be in early 2013. if i can still enter please add me thank you ! - Hendizl  2825.2 #46 5:25PM
Of course you may :-) - UppityEmpress  786.9 #9 5:46PM
Wow!!! What an amazing Rak!!! That's so thoughtful of you, I've read great things about you and so glad that you rejoined us here!! I can see from the comments what a great person you are!! I would be honoured if you can add me for my husband Carl!! My favorite memory was taking my kids one year when they were very young and watching their faces during illumination!! I thank you sir, for this Rak!!! - ginastuckey  35.7 #127 5:43PM
Well hello! We have never met but I have heard so much about you. Welcome back. This is an amazing rak and would be cool to add to my somewhat of a watch collection. Epcot is my favorite park and the biergten is one of our favorite stops and I have many great memories two of my favorites are the tapestry of nations, the music and the parade gave me goose bumps and my grandson getting a kiss from snow white on the forehead in his stroller when he was 3 months old and he sported that kiss all day. He is 10 now and we still tease him about that kiss. Thank you for letting me share and thank you for sharing. Have a great night - mmddgp  949.1 #7 6:39PM
Please add me for mmddgp!! My fav memory from EPCOT was walking around the world one night with my hubs and finding a monchichi monkey in one of the little shops - my hubs' all time fav toy when he was little. It was so special!! He hadn't seen one in years!! - mrsincredible  1190.2 #5 6:59PM
OMG was just singing the jingle for monchichi. For no reason liks 20 minutes ago. - Bakerjars  251.9 #36 7:06PM
Aww thanks for your vote Maggie. Have a great day - mmddgp  949.1 #7 5:39AM
Hi Michael, so good to see you again. I hope all is well with you. What a generous RAK. My favorite EPCOT memory is from March 2009 when my parents joined us. We all watched Illuminations together right at the Japan pavilion and my kids loved seeing it with their grandparents. We had a pretty good view too. Please add me for Jalex. Thanks! - DizneyGirl  937.3 #8 7:06PM
Thank you so much Diz! I appreciate that! - JetsamsTwin  379.9 #21 7:18PM
You're welcome! - DizneyGirl  937.3 #8 4:37AM
It's great to see you back! It's been so long, I hope you are doing well! It's tough to pick a favorite memory cuz I love Epcot so much and we've had sooo much fun there. I think I'll pick seeing Billy Ocean last year during Food and Wine Eat to the Beat. He sounded wonderful and sitting there with my love Jacdanfan was just one of those special moments! Thanks for the awesome RAK!! Please add me! - goofygal  11004.7 #7 7:09PM
That's so sweet Nancy! - JetsamsTwin  379.9 #21 7:27PM
Welcome back!!!! What a great day for you to return. Hope all is well with you. Please add me for your generous RAK. Favorite memory i guess my first trip 1990 and riding journey into imagination i love figment. - Bakerjars  251.9 #36 7:11PM
Please add me... Welcome back I've heard a lot about you , all good ,hopefully we can meet sometime... By my favorite memory is actually my first time at Disney this past April when I saw the globe ,as I know it ,for the first time it was a lot bigger than I thought. It was a beautiful sight!!! - firestorm64rt  41.9 #117 7:13PM
Welcome back! Please enter me for Jalex239. What a wonderful and thoughtful RAK. Every trip to Epcot was an unforgettable memory, I simply can't pick a favorite. As a side note, I can't pass the Matterhorn without thinking "Das" and I have to chuckle. Hope all is well with you and your family. - jacdanfan  11394.3 #5 7:13PM
Gary, you are such a gentleman! Nancy has entered for YOU so I feel guilty about entering for myself! Thank you! - JetsamsTwin  379.9 #21 7:21PM
Michael!! So good to see you back!! I'll be heading to Epcot in a few weeks and hope to meet you. No need to add me. My fave memory...walking through the gates for the very first time & seeing Spaceship Earth. - Tinkerbell1265  442.0 #19 7:33PM
No need to add me but one of my favorite memories at Epcot was eating at he biergarden on our last time and getting time to sit and talk with you ad even getting Skywalker out on the dance floor for the chicken dance with us. Miss you uppity!!!!! - TinkTinkTink  262.5 #33 7:38PM
So great to see you!!!!!! I have ressies in germany on november 27th at 3:00!!!! I hope i see you! - Boardwalkgirl  55.9 #101 7:54PM
Add me please. Its probably the first time I went on soarin - klperry07  11.9 #229 8:00PM
I have never been to Epcot so I don't have have any memories of it but I do remember as a kid wanting to go so badly. Please add me if I still qualify for this great RAK thank you - DSNYCheeks3  866.1 #217 8:04PM
So happy to see you back!! We have all missed you. My favorite memory was back in 2008 when we took Alicia. She was almost 3 and her face seeing all the counties was priceless. She lived the phone booths the most though. Please add me for Jalex239!!! - Ariel42  262.9 #32 8:19PM
Thank you so much! - JetsamsTwin  379.9 #21 7:21AM
Wow this is such an awsome rak uppity. ..ive missed youre lovely Wonderful comments..glad to have u back.. my fav memory is comming to fl with my dad and mom, siblings.. and seeing that grand ball of wonder that epcot stands for back 91 my dad was so happy to have that moment of all standing beside it..just seeing him smile made my day. Now everytime i go that smile goes with me.. plz add me..:) - Disneymom36  62.4 #96 9:10PM
Hi! I have also heard many wonderful things about you! Hope to see you here more often now. :) As for the RAK, it's an awesome one!! Please add me for Jalex. One of my favorite memories at Epcot is watching my husband and my two little girls dancing the chicken dance at the Biergarten! We had so much fun there and dinner was delicious!! Thank you very much!!! - BagGal  340.9 #25 9:21PM
Thanks so much BG! You guys are all so awesome! - JetsamsTwin  379.9 #21 5:11AM
Anytime Captain America! - BagGal  340.9 #25 5:54AM
I'm just glad to see your beaming face on here again!!! My favorite Epcot memory would have to be my sister seeing the troll in Norway and screaming her head off. It was classic because she was 13. We still don't know why it freaked her out so bad, but I have never laughed so hard in my life. Please add me for Ariel42*+.*+.*+. - CinderellaPrincess85  194.6 #45 6:11AM
Thanks!! - Ariel42  262.9 #32 11:30AM
There's two post like this !! Do I need to comment on both ???? Add me just in case !!!! - skcanfield  563.7 #15 9:30AM
This is a great RAK! Please add me. My favorite Epcot memory was watching the 4th of July illuminations/fireworks. I got chills through the whole show - PrincessKay  173.3 #2349 10:21AM
Glad you are back!! Mine would have to be when my daughter was able to meet Belle she LOVES her!! Please add me.... - Scothran  96.3 #72 10:25AM
Please add me...this is an awesome RAK. My fave Epcot memory was last year at our first Food and Wine Festival. So much fun - Sirabi74  13.3 #214 1:18PM
Please add me for the first person to reply to this comment. Thank you and glad you are back  - ErinluvsJack  24.7 #153 7:54AM
Thank you !! - skcanfield  563.7 #15 8:41AM

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