TPI's Big List o' Theme Park Acronyms!
You love Theme Park Insider! You can't get enough! But (when off their meds) the site's regulars distill posts into a jumble of letters that read like an optometrist's eye chart. I can help!
Please feel free to add to the list!
TPI – Theme Park Insider
TEA – Themed Entertainment Association
TPT – Theme Park Trilogy
SP – Shameless Plug
IAAPA – International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions
WDW – Walt Disney World
MK – Magic Kingdom
HM – Haunted Mansion
JC – Jungle Cruise
POTC – Rao is an Idiot
DHS – Disney Hollywood Studios
DAK – Disney Animal Kingdom
HMFAODT – How Much For a One Day Ticket?!
DLR – Disneyland Resort
DL – Disneyland
DCA – Disney California Adventure
ELP – Electrical Light Parade
ELP – Emerson Lake and Palmer
TOT – Tower of Terror
BTM – Big Thunder Mountain
ABC – First three letters of the alphabet
TDL – Tokyo Disneyland
ICWTHNGOJTTCOTEA – I can’t wait to hear Niles gush over Journey to the Center of the Earth again.
HKDL – Hong Kong Disneyland
SHDLR – Shanghai Disneyland Resort
DLP – Disneyland Paris
WDSP – Walt Disney Studios Paris
NGTWDSP – No one goes to Walt Disney Studios Paris
UO – Universal Orlando
YRGPTP – Yes Resort Guests Pay To Park
USF – Universal Studios Florida
HHN – Halloween Horror Nights
IOA – Islands of Adventure
HPFJ – Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey
JP – Jurassic Park
MIB: AA – Men in Black: Alien Attack
LIYF – Luke I’m Your Father
KBF – Knots Berry Farm
SWO – Sea World Orlando
THC – Hi Gang!
Comments in chronological order. Most recent at the bottom. Scroll down to respond.
I can see ICWTHNGOJTTCOTEA being used in the near future LOL.
From Tony Duda
Posted June 4, 2013 at 7:05 PM
WWoHP - Wizarding World of Harry Potter. How did you miss this one?
BGT - Busch Gardens Tampa
BGW - Busch Gardens Williamsburg even though their twitter is @BuschGardensVA and their park maps only use Busch Gardens with no city or state identifier.
You forgot the biggest one of all: TH.
USJ - Universal Studios Japan
USS - Universal Studios Singapore
USS - United States Ship
TDO - Team Disney Orlando
TDA - Team Disney Anaheim
I had read a lot of posts elsewhere extremely confused as to what these were.
From James Rao
Posted June 5, 2013 at 5:56 AM
SDC - Silver Dollar City (great!)
WoF - Worlds of Fun (okay)
SFStL - Six Flags Saint Louis (ugh)
THiJJ - TH is Just Jealous
ETODStSN - Even Though Our Daughters Share the Same Name
DBBIJML - Don't Be Bitter It Just Makes Lines
WTF - Journey into Imagination
POTC is my Favorite.. Hahahahaa
TH and everybody- I have to say that this was one of the funniest threads in here for a LONG time! ROTFLMAO!
DCR - Disney Contemporary Resort
DPR - Disney Polynesian Resort
DWL - Disney Wilderness Lodge
DAAR - Disney Art of Animation Resort
DCBR - Disney Caribbean Beach Resort
GPFF - Guests Park For Free
Return Of The Four Lost Men And Opposums?
(That was for Jim Koehl..TH snuck in on me)
You forgot -
WCIGABAC – Where can I get a beer and Cigar….
RNITB - Robert Niles is the Best.
From James Rao
Posted June 5, 2013 at 9:58 AM
Brian Writes: POTC is my Favorite.. Hahahahaa
I respond: CYaYLAwTHBE - Curse You and Your Love Affair with TH, Brian Emery!!! ;)
From David L.
Posted June 5, 2013 at 10:17 AM
TH, you can't have POTC as "Rao is in Idiot" without saying JC as "TH likes Corny Jokes too much" or something like that.
Also SF + MM, GAd, GAm, OG, OT, StL, A, NE, DK, FT, or KK.
From Tony Duda
Posted June 5, 2013 at 10:34 AM
TH, you forgot these-
USS - United Space Ship
UFP - United Federation of Planets
NCC - Naval Construction Contract
Thanks James, I love to Laugh...
TH Is OK by me... (He paid me to say That)..
Can I just add R2D2, C3PO, ACDC, and OU812? (Yeah, this thread got off-topic a while ago, but I am still enjoying it!)
From Phil B.
Posted June 5, 2013 at 3:38 PM
WWWD - What Would Walt Do
From James Rao
Posted June 5, 2013 at 3:45 PM
101 - RIDE DOWN!
CB - Coaster Boy
GOTV - The best way to "manipulate" the annual TPI March Madness Tournament
NMFP - Someone else's problem
POS - Another one for Jungle Cruise
p00p - Waffle/Awful House
"Pirates Obviously Stink?"
From James Rao
Posted June 5, 2013 at 4:03 PM
Exactly, YNI (You Nailed It), genius. Showers are tough to come by on the Black Pearl. Besides the water messes with Jack's guyliner.
From N B
Posted June 5, 2013 at 9:24 PM
These are the lesser known ones.....
DPFH - Disabled Pass for Hire
FP-CBL - Fast Pass, Come Back Later
DESOS - Disney's Endless Sea of Strollers
JACS - Just Another Carnival Spinner
TMIBA - The Monorail is Broken (Again)
LTM - Limited Time Magic
WHNUEP(SDPFH) - We Have no Unlimited Express Pass (See Disabled Pass for Hire)
TPIRC - This Place is Really Crowded
FHWFGK - Four Hour Waits for Go Karts
OCIBTY - Our Castle is Better Than Yours
SWAAC-CBL - Sorry, We are at Capacity, Come Back Later.
BKO-IFAJ - Butterbeer Knock Off (It's Frozen Apple Juice)
MOMVWSWIL - Most of My Vacation Was Spent Waiting in Lines
YWHMFAB? - YOU WANT HOW MUCH FOR A BALLOON?
WTF - I say, that's unusual
OMG - That has peaked my interest somewhat
LOL - Slightly amusing
ROFL - Good joke, like it friend
PMSL - Oops, new pants please
GTFO - Would you mind awfully leaving the venue?
MILF Monsters Inc Laugh Floor
Good Stuff Alan...
How about them Bruins last night....
Let's GO BRUINS, Clap Clap, ClapClapClap
POOP- People Order Our Patties (thumbs up for the ones who get it ;)
ERT - Exclusive Ride Time
EMH- Extra Magical Hours
SFGA- Six Flags Great America
SFGAdv- Six Flags Great Advenutre
SFA- Six Flags America
EPCOT- Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow
EPCOT- Every person comes out tired
TH The Hero. MR. My Rock DD Doomed Dragons
im out of acronyms that make sense.
You were out of acronyms that made sense before you started.
BOCJ - Brotherhood of Chainsaw Jugglers
It has relevance! Reference Blog Flume: "Southern California theme parks lead the increases in annual industry attendance report."
USF also stands for University of South Florida (why does that matter?)
WDTCTPA: "Why did they change their prices again?"
DW: Dollywood (my favorite theme park)
From Tia Carly
Posted June 8, 2013 at 8:31 PM
ttd- top thrill dragster(hate you!!!!!!long story)
kdk- kingda ka- love ya!
lguapan- lets get up and party all night
LYF.....*asks for directions to Bespin*
This has been a lot of fun!
LOL Did anyone not notice MILF-Monsters Inc laugh Floor. Lmbo
I've noticed it several times in the past Tyler.
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