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<< Introduction >>
June's busting out all over and this edition of the INTERCOT Insider is
busting out the latest in Disney vacation news and info. In this edition we
bring you more Disney news from both coasts, get more info on some recent
updates to the discussion boards, find out the latest buzz in info Central,
find out how to save some serious cash on hotel stay this summer, and recap
INTERCOTee milestones for May. Hang on them hats and glasses, cause this
here’s the most informative ride on the internet!
<<Coast to Coast Disney
From previews of brand new attraction to special summer events --its the
latest Disney happenings coast to coast!
Toy Story Mania! Media Preview Event
Walt Disney World guests are now able
to start donning 3-D glasses and enter a wild and wooly 4-D world of Woody,
Buzz and other favorite “Toy Story” characters since Toy Story Mania! made
its grand premiere May 31 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Follow the link
below for a detailed report on the special media event held May 14 which was
attended by INTERCOT staff members Ian and dlpmikki.
I'm excited to see and experience this ride. Both from the description and
the photos it looks like this ride will far exceed all expectations and will
be an instant classic. – Jeff G
It's a great attraction, and all of the Guests I've spoken with about it
have really taken to it. – Surfer_Clock
Not only is the ride itself amazing but the entire queue was perfection! –
>> Details &
The Disneyland® Resort's popular Halloween party is coming back for 2008
with a new name — Mickey's Trick-or-Treat Party — and Annual Passholders can
take advantage of a special opportunity to purchase advance tickets. Plus,
save with discounted prices on select dates!
Candlelight Processional Narrators Announced
The Narrators for the 2008 Candlelight Processional have been released. The
list of celebrities this year include; John O'Hurley, Steven Curtis Chapman,
Edward James Olmos, and more. The packages for the Candlelight Processional
include a meal at a select Epcot restaurant and special reserved seating at
the American Gardens Theater. There will be three daily showings from
November 28 through December 30 at 5:00, 6:45 & 8:15 PM.
Deep in the heart of Adventureland — not far from the treacherous Temple of
the Forbidden Eye, home to the heart-pounding Indiana Jones Adventure
attraction — the daring Dr. Jones will take Disneyland Park guests on a
thrilling series of exploits in the season-long INDIANA JONES SUMMER OF
I saw some signs for this when I was at Disneyland last time, but I wasn't
sure what it was all about. – 2Epcot
They sure make Indy sound like a cool ride again! Maybe they will fix up the
fire and stuff ... - NotaGeek
<<Across the Boards
Welcome back to Across the Boards. The INTERCOT Discussion Boards have
always been known as a very social place; however, the recent updates to the
boards have made them even more so. In addition to the tag feature,
described in the last edition, the boards have also added two new social
networking options: "friends" and "contacts". To learn more, let's take a
look at the board's FAQ section for these new features.
What is the difference between a
friend and a contact?
A friendship is a mutual, two-way relationship between two users. It is
initiated by one user and accepted by the other.
A contact is a one-way friendship. This could be where the other person does
not accept the friendship, a friendship request is pending, or you do not
wish to be friends at this time but want to show them as a contact only.
Where is list of friends and contacts displayed?
Your friends and contacts are displayed on the 'Contacts and Friends' page
in your User CP. Your friends are also displayed in your profile page.
How can I request a friend?
There are two ways to request a friendship with someone.
The easiest way is to view the profile page of the person you want to become
friends with and click the 'Befriend' link.
The other way is to add the person to your contacts first. Then from your
'Contacts and Friends' page ask to be their friend by checking the box next
to their name labeled 'Friend'. Next, save the page.
If you know the username of the person you want to be friends with you can
send a friend request using the box provided and clicking 'Add Friend'.
How do I accept a friend request?
To accept a friend, go to your 'Contacts and Friends' page. At the bottom of
the page you will see a list of pending requests. Check the box for the
requests you wish to accept then check the 'Accept' button and save the
changes. If you do not wish to be friends then select 'Reject' instead.
Until next time, Happy Browsing Around the Boards!
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<< Inside info
Released for November & December 2008
The Walt Disney
World Resort has released it's Extra Magic Hours, Operating, and Event
schedules for November & December 2008. For guests visiting during this
time, you will want to visit the Park Hours and Events pages to aid in
planning your trip. Remember, all times and schedules are subject to change,
so check back often.
Extra Magic Hours
Schedule and Info
Current Park Hours
Fireworks, Parades, &
INTERCOT info Central has recently updated the following sections to keep
you up-to-date as you plan your Disney World Vacation.
Averages by Day
International Food & Wine Festival
<< INTERCOTee Milestones >>
May posting milestones were celebrated by:
25,000 posts: ChipnDaleGal
13,000 posts: DisneyDeb
4,900 posts: DisneyDudet
3,500 posts: PAYROLL PRINCESS
2,000 posts: chrisb26 and RedSoxFan
1,500 posts: Sean Riley Taylor's Mom and wdwgrl377
1,300 posts: indytraveler
900 posts: cal5755
600 posts: elmjimmlm
500 posts: JMTStone
100 posts: Dragongirlx
May status milestones were celebrated by:
Senior Cast Member: tinkgirl07
Senior Team INTERCOT Cast Member Platinum: SgtTigger and Pogo
Congratulations to all and keep up those quality posts!
If you have reached a significant posting
milestone or title change this month, share the details in the June
Milestone Party for all to celebrate.
June Milestone Party
<< Conclusion >>
With Toy Story Midway Mania opening at Disney's Hollywood Studios and the
Indian Jones Summer of Hidden Mysteries at Disneyland, we've covered two
great reasons to plan a Disney trip to either coast this Summer--and we're
not done yet. We've got more great summertime tips and tricks headed your
way to help you plan that perfect summer Disney vacation! See ya real
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