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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!

From TH Creative
Posted June 4, 2013 at 5:52 PM
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.

From Dominick D
Posted June 4, 2013 at 6:28 PM
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.

From James Trexen
Posted June 4, 2013 at 7:07 PM
You forgot the biggest one of all: TH.

From TH Creative
Posted June 5, 2013 at 1:17 AM
USJ - Universal Studios Japan
USS - Universal Studios Singapore
USS - United States Ship

From Kelly Muggleton
Posted June 5, 2013 at 3:55 AM
TDO - Team Disney Orlando
TDA - Team Disney Anaheim
I had read a lot of posts elsewhere extremely confused as to what these were.

Great idea!

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

From TH Creative
Posted June 5, 2013 at 6:05 AM
WTF - Journey into Imagination

From Brian Emery
Posted June 5, 2013 at 6:45 AM
POTC is my Favorite.. Hahahahaa

From James Koehl
Posted June 5, 2013 at 7:30 AM
TH and everybody- I have to say that this was one of the funniest threads in here for a LONG time! ROTFLMAO!

From TH Creative
Posted June 5, 2013 at 7:42 AM
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

From Mike Gallagher
Posted June 5, 2013 at 7:54 AM
Return Of The Four Lost Men And Opposums?

(That was for Jim Koehl..TH snuck in on me)

From Brian Emery
Posted June 5, 2013 at 8:01 AM
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

From Brian Emery
Posted June 5, 2013 at 10:51 AM
Thanks James, I love to Laugh...

TH Is OK by me... (He paid me to say That)..

From Brian Emery
Posted June 5, 2013 at 12:03 PM
IHOP....

From Melissa Donahue
Posted June 5, 2013 at 2:40 PM
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

From TH Creative
Posted June 5, 2013 at 3:58 PM
"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?

From Alan Hiscutt
Posted June 6, 2013 at 3:07 AM
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?

From robert morris
Posted June 6, 2013 at 6:03 AM
MILF Monsters Inc Laugh Floor

From Brian Emery
Posted June 6, 2013 at 6:04 AM
Good Stuff Alan...
How about them Bruins last night....
Let's GO BRUINS, Clap Clap, ClapClapClap

From Andy Milito
Posted June 6, 2013 at 7:52 AM
POOP- People Order Our Patties (thumbs up for the ones who get it ;)

From Jason Jackson
Posted June 6, 2013 at 11:07 AM
ERT - Exclusive Ride Time

From Anthony Murphy
Posted June 6, 2013 at 5:00 PM
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

From Manny Rodriguez
Posted June 6, 2013 at 5:17 PM
TH The Hero. MR. My Rock DD Doomed Dragons
im out of acronyms that make sense.

From Mike Gallagher
Posted June 6, 2013 at 5:31 PM
You were out of acronyms that made sense before you started.

From TH Creative
Posted June 6, 2013 at 6:28 PM
BOCJ - Brotherhood of Chainsaw Jugglers

It has relevance! Reference Blog Flume: "Southern California theme parks lead the increases in annual industry attendance report."

(Chuckle)

From Jorge Arnoldson
Posted June 8, 2013 at 4:50 PM
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

From Tyler Harris
Posted June 9, 2013 at 4:08 AM
LYF.....*asks for directions to Bespin*

Pf-MOLLASES!

From TH Creative
Posted June 9, 2013 at 8:50 AM
This has been a lot of fun!

From Tyler Bell
Posted June 11, 2013 at 10:16 PM
LOL Did anyone not notice MILF-Monsters Inc laugh Floor. Lmbo

From Dominick D
Posted June 12, 2013 at 6:46 AM
I've noticed it several times in the past Tyler.

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