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Old 03-20-2013, 08:10 AM   #1
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PassPorter Podcast: Episode 165: Special Souvenirs from Walt Disney World

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Episode 165: Special Souvenirs from Walt Disney World - (03-20-2013 05:00 PM)


Podcast Description: Join Jennifer and Sara as they discuss special and unique ways to remember your Disney trips. Plus news, a photo contest hint, and more!

Length: 0:47:01

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One that was not mentioned Was the Chalk portraits at both WDW and DL. I try and get one of my daughters. As we cannot afford Disney much it shows the years and her growing up.
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One souvenir you mentioned were the antenna toppers but you said that you didn't have anything to do with them now that cars don't have antennas. While shopping one day, I had my favorite antenna ball stolen. I decided that they were to cute not to enjoy so I came up with this idea. I got chop sticks every time we went to eat chinese food, put the antenna topper on the pointed end and put a dozen or so in a vase. Now I have Antenna Topper Bouquets!
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One souvenir you mentioned were the antenna toppers but you said that you didn't have anything to do with them now that cars don't have antennas. While shopping one day, I had my favorite antenna ball stolen. I decided that they were to cute not to enjoy so I came up with this idea. I got chop sticks every time we went to eat chinese food, put the antenna topper on the pointed end and put a dozen or so in a vase. Now I have Antenna Topper Bouquets!
I love that idea!!
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I had the same problem with antenna toppers but WDW now sells two options of "toppers" that can hang from a rear view mirror - Flying Mickey with a cape (think Superman Mickey) and a pink Mickey head with butterfly wings. Also included is a small spring with suction cup that can stick on a dash (which can be used for old style toppers) but mine doesn't stick that well.
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I also had a couple corrections to what was stated during the podcast (sorry, just catching up).

The Glow with the Show ears offered at DL are only $25, not $50-60 as stated on the podcast. I can't wait until they work at WDW as I agree they are the COOLEST!

The Kidcot stops at Epcot feature Duffy and Agent P options for coloring (Agent P was much more popular with the kids on our recent visit).
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