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MirandaWrights
18-07-2011, 08:17 PM
Back Stamp
Identifying information on the back of a pin. May include copyright information, country of manufacture, release year, edition size, and the official Disney Pin Trading logo.
Hidden Mickey Pin
A Cast Lanyard pin. Refers to the small Mickey Mouse-head silhouette found on the face of most Cast Lanyard pins.
Cast Lanyard
A lanyard worn by a Cast Member. The pins on a Cast Lanyard are available for trade with Guests.
Scrapper
An unauthorized pin made from a genuine Disney pin mold that was not destroyed by the manufacturer when Disney discontinued production of the pin.
Dangle Pin
A pin with a separate piece that hangs from a small chain or loop.
Slider
A pin with a separate piece attached that can be moved back and forth across the base piece.
Cast Lanyard Pin
A pin that cannot be purchased and can only be obtained through a trade with a Cast Member. Cast Members are given these pins to put on their lanyards for trading with Guests. They are not given to Cast Members for them to keep for themselves.
Cast Exclusive Pin
Different than a Cast Lanyard pin, these are offered for sale to Cast Members only.
Spinner
A pin with a piece attached that spins 360
Pin Pics
Unofficial site (pinpics (http://www.pinpics.com/)) featuring an extensive database of photos and background information for tens of thousands of pins.
Shark
A "professional" pin trader. You'll find them around Disney pin trading tables with multiple lanyards, large pin books, and even rolling cases full of pins. If you don't know your pins, and you try to make a trade with a shark, you will probably get taken.
Surprise Release
Also called a Mystery Pin, this is a pin for which no details are revealed until before the pin is offered for sale.
Company D
Cast Member-exclusive retail locations behind the scenes at the theme parks.
Holy Grail
The hard-to-find favorite pin that is an individual trader's most-wanted trade.
GWP
Gift With Purchase. A pin is sometimes offered free with a minimum purchase at resort or theme park shops.
Free-D
A pin with a rubber embellishment. Acronym for Fastened Rubber Element for Extra Dimension.
Fab 5
The big guys: Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy, and Pluto.
WDW
Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. Includes the four major theme parks, Downtown Disney, and the Disney resort hotels.
DLR
Disneyland Resort in California. Includes the Disneyland Park, Disney's California Adventure, resort hotels, and Downtown Disney.
MNSSHP
Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party, the annual after-hours Halloween celebration at Magic Kingdom. Usually runs about 20 nights in September and October, with new pin releases each night.

MirandaWrights
18-07-2011, 08:18 PM
another list

AC - ARTIST CHOICE
AK - ANIMAL KINGDOM
AOD - ART OF DISNEY
AP - 1) ANNUAL PASSHOLDER OR 2) ARTIST PROOF
CM - CAST MEMBER (DISNEY EMPLOYEE)
COM - CHARACTER OF THE MONTH
CTT - CONTINUING THE TRADITION
DA - DISNEY AUCTION (now defunct branch of disney shopping.com)
DCA - DISNEY CALIFORNIA ADVENTURE
DCL - DISNEY CRUISE LINE
DEC - DISNEY EMPLOYEE CENTER
DEP - DISNEY ELECTRICAL PARADE
DG - DISNEY GALLERY
DHS - DISNEY HOLLYWOOD STUDIOS (MGM to some)
DJS - DISNEY JIM SHORE
DL - DISNEYLAND
DLR- DISNEYLAND RESORT
DLRP - DISNEYLAND RESORT PARIS (or DLP)
DMSEP- DISNEY'S MAIN STREET ELECTRICAL PARADE
DQ - DISNEY QUEST
DS - DISNEY STORE
DSF - DISNEY SODA FOUNTAIN
DTD - DOWNTOWN DISNEY
DVC - DISNEY VACATION CLUB
ELP - ELECTRICAL LIGHT PARADE
GWP - GIFT WITH PURCHASE
HG - HOLY GRAIL
HTF - HARD TO FIND
IMO - IN MY OPINION
ISO - IN SEARCH OF
JDS - JAPAN STORE
LBE - LITTLE BROWN ENVELOPE (or Little Bubble Envelope)
LMK - LET ME KNOW
LOL - LAUGHING OUT LOUD
M&P - MICKEY & PALS SHOP (JAPAN)
MK - MAGIC KINGDOM
MNSSHP - MICKEY'S NOT SO SCAREY HALLOWEEN PARTY
MIB - MINT IN BOX
MM - MICKEY MOUSE OR MAGICAL MEMORIES
MOC - MINT ON CARD
MVMCP - MICKEY'S VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS PARTY
NBC - NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS
ODPT - OFFICIAL DISNEY PIN TRADING
PLMK - PLEASE LET ME KNOW
PO - POST OFFICE
POH - PIECE OF HISTORY
POM - PIN OF THE MONTH
PP - PRE PRODUCTION (I have also seen PPP for Pre Production Proof)
PP# - PINPICS NUMBER
PTD - PIN TRADING DAY
PTN - PIN TRADING NIGHT
ROTFL - ROLLING ON THE FLOOR LAUGHING
RSP - RANDOM SELECTION PROCESS (Disney's Random way of assigning limited edition pins, usually at events)
SCOOP - MAGIC KINGDOM MAIN STREET REPORTER & DISNEY PIN EXPERT
TA - TRADE ASSIST
TDL - TOKYO DISNEYLAND
TDS - TOKYO DISNEY STORE - TOKYO DISNEYSEA
TTFN - TA TA FOR NOW
VHTF - VERY HARD TO FIND
WDC - WALT DISNEY COMPANY
WDCC - WALT DISNEY CLASSIC
WDI - WALT DISNEY IMAGINEERING
WDW - WALT DISNEY WORLD
WOC - WORLD OF COLOR
WOD- WORLD OF DISNEY (large souvenier store in both DTD in WDW and DLR)
WWOD - WONDERFUL WORLD OF DISNEY
WWOS - WIDE WORLD OF SPORTS