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Old 08-29-2006, 04:51 PM   #1
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Default Abbreviations and Acronyms Commonly Used on This Board

A
AA - Audio-Animatronics
ABD - Adventures by Disney
ADR - Advance Dining Reservation
AKA – Also Known As
AK – Animal Kingdom theme park (aka DAK)
AKL – Animal Kingdom Lodge resort
AKV - Animal Kingdon Villas
AP - Annual Pass (park access) or Artist's Palette (SSR) or Animator's Palette (DCL)
AFAIK – As Far As I Know
ASMo – All Star Movies
ASMu – All Star Music
ASSp – All Star Sports

B
B&C - Beaches & Cream (at BC)
BB – Blizzard Beach water park
BC – Beach Club resort
BCV – Beach Club Villas
BF – Boyfriend
BIL - Brother-in-Law
BLT - Bay Lake Tower (DVC Resort at the Contemporary)
BR – Bedroom (i.e., 1BR, 2BR)
BRP – Best Rate Program
BTMRR - Big Thunder Mountain Railroad
BTW – By The Way
BW - Boardwalk
BWI – Boardwalk Inn
BWV – Boardwalk Villas

C
CB - Character Breakfast
CC - Concierge Collection
CBR – Caribbean Beach Resort
CdS - Cirque du Soleil
CG - California Grill
CM - Cast Member
CM's - Chef Mickeys at the Contemporary
CP - Crystal Palace or Candlelight Processional
CoP – Carousel of Progress
CR - Contemporary Resort
CRO – Central Reservations Office
CRT - Cinderella’s Royal Table
CS - Counter Service
CSR – Coronado Springs Resort

D
DAK - Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park
DAKL - Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge
DCA - Disney's California Adventure (Anaheim)
DCL - Disney Cruise Line
DD – Disney/Dear/Darling Daughter
DDE - Disney Dining Experience (old name for TiW)
DDP - Disney Dining Plan
DH – Disney/Dear/Darling Husband
DHS - Disney's Hollywood Studios
DINK - Double Income No Kids
DL – Disneyland (Anaheim)
DLP – Disneyland Paris
DLR - Disneyland Resort (Anaheim)
DME - Disney's Magical Express
DMTA - Disney minds think alike
DQ - DisneyQuest (at DTD)
DS – Disney Studios (aka DHS)
DS – Disney/Dear/Darling Son
DtD - Downtown Disney
DVC - Disney Vacation Club
DVD - Disney Vacation Development
DW – Disney/Dear/Darling Wife

E
ECV - Electronic Convenience Vehicle
EE - Expedition Everest
EE - Early Entry (the predecessor to Extra Magic Hours - EMH)
EMH - Extra Magic Hours
EOS - Earl of Sandwich (at DTD)
ETA - Edited to add
EWP - Electrical Water Pagent

F
F&G - Flower and Garden Festival at Epcot
F&W - Food and Wine Festival at Epcot
FIL - Father-in-law
FKA – Formerly known as
FOTL - Front of the line
FP - Fast Pass
FS – Future Showcase
FW – Fort Wilderness Campground
FW - Future World at Epcot
FWIW – For what it’s worth
FYI - For your information

G
GCH - Grand Californian Hotel (at DLR)
GF - Grand Floridian / Girlfriend
GMR - Great Movie Ride
GV - Grand Villa

H
HDD - Hoop De Doo Revue
HHI - Hilton Head Island Resort
HM - Haunted Mansion or Hidden Mickey
HTH - Hope that helps

I
IASW – It’s a Small World
IG - International Gateway at Epcot
II - Interval International (timeshare exchanges)
IIRC – If I recall correctly
ILs - In-laws
IMHO - In my honest/humble opinion
IMO - In my opinion
IoA – Islands of Adventure
ITA – I totally agree
ITTBAB – It’s Tough to Be a Bug
IYKWIM – If you know what I mean

J
JC - Jungle Cruise
JIYI - Journey Into Your Imagination
JMO – Just my opinion
JMHO – just my honest/humble opinion

K
KS - Killimanjaro Safaris
KTTW – Key to the world card (room key and possibly charge and ticket while in WDW and on DCL)

L
LMBO – Laughing my butt off
LOL – Laugh out loud
LOS - Length of Stay

M
MCO - Orlando International Airport
MIL - Mother-in-law
MF - Maintenance Fees (DVC annual dues)
MK – Magic Kingdom
MNSSHP - Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party
MS – Member Services
M:S – Mission Space
MVMCP - Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party
MDE - My Disney Experience
MYW - Magic Your Way (park tickets)

O
OCD - Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
OKW - Old Key West
OMG - Oh my gosh/goodness
OOP - Out of Pocket
OTOH – On the other hand
OVIR - Ocean View Inn Room (at VB)

P
P&PP - Pirates & Princesses Party
PAP - Premium Annual Pass
PD - Pixie Dust
PH - Pool Hopping
PI - Pleasure Island
PM - Private Message
PoC/PotC - Pirates of the Caribbean
Poly – Polynesian Resort
POP – Pop Century
POFQ – Port Orleans French Quarter
POR – Port Orleans Riverside (fka Dixie Landings)
PS - Priority Seating
PTC - '50s Prime Time Cafe
PV – Preferred View
PVB - Polynesian Villas & Bugalows

Q
QSDP - Quick Service Dining Plan

R
RCI - Resort Condominiums International (part of the World Passport Collection)
RCID - Reedy Creek Improvment District
RnR – Rock 'n’ RollerCoaster
ROFR – Right of First Refusal
ROTFL – Roll on the floor laughing

S
SAB - Storm Along Bay (at BC)
SGE - Stitch's Great Escape
SIL - Sister-in-law
SM - Space Mountain
SO – Significant Other
Splash - Splash Mountain
SSE - Spaceship Earth
SSR – Saratoga Springs Resort
SV – Standard View or Savanna View
SW – Sea World
SWW - Star Wars Weekend

T
TDL - Tokyo Disneyland
TGMR - The Great Movie Ride
THV - Treehouse Villas (at SSR)
TIA - Thanks in advance
TiW - Tables in Wonderland (previously DDE)
TL - Typhoon Lagoon
TLS - The Living Seas
ToT – Tower of Terror
TGM - Tour Guide Mike
TS - Table Service
TSS - The TimeShare Store
TT – Test Track (at Epcot)
TTC – Ticket and Transportation Center
TTA – Tomorrowland Transit Authority
TUG - Timeshare Users Group

U
UG - The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World
US/IOA – Universal Studios/Islands of Adventure

V
V&A - Victoria and Alberts (at GF)
VB – Vero Beach
VGC - Villas at the Grand Californian (DVR at Disneyland in California)
VGF - Villas at the Grand Floridian
VMK - Virtual Magic Kingdom
VWL – Villas at the Wilderness Lodge

W
WDW – Walt Disney World
WL – Wilderness Lodge
WLV - Wilderness Lodge Villas (better known as VWL)
WoD - World of Disney store
WoL - Wonders of Life
WP - World Passport Collection
WS – World Showcase
WTG – Way to go
WWTBAM - Who Wants to Be a Millionaire

Y
Y&B - Yacht & Beach Club resort
YC – Yacht Club resort
YMMV – Your mileage may vary

Last edited by DVC Data; 06-23-2015 at 08:44 PM. Reason: Added PVB
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