Friday, August 22, 2008

Disney's PhotoPass - Part 2

See Part 1 here.

The last morning of our trip we went to the Animal Kingdom. The batteries in both Grandma's and our cameras happened to die at the same time that day. On our way out of the park for our mid-day break, we stopped by to meet the Winnie the Pooh characters. Wouldn't you know, H picked that time to really turn on the charm with them.

I'm not sure if she had just gotten used to the idea of enormous mute animals by that point, or if it's just because she likes Pooh Bear a lot. Regardless, she was adorable! She was hugging Pooh's belly and tickling him, kissing Piglet's nose, and horsing around with Eeyore and Tigger. We didn't have a camera of our own, but never mind, because the Disney folks were capturing it all on film for us.

Fast forward to that afternoon:
We were heading back to the Magic Kingdom for our final afternoon of fun when I realized the PhotoPass card was not in the pocket where I'd been keeping it. If it hadn't been for the pictures from that morning, I probably wouldn't have minded so much, but they seemed priceless at that moment. I searched through every pocket, all through my backpack, in the seats of the car - No luck.

B turned the car around and we made a quick search of the house. Still no luck. I was kicking myself all over for being so stupid as to not write that number down!

B, being the wonderful man that he is, dropped us off at the Magic Kingdom and then headed to the information desk to see what, if anything, could be done about retrieving a lost PhotoPass card. They couldn't help him there, but told him he should definitely head back over the the Animal Kingdom to see if someone had turned it in. That is really no short trip by the time you walk back to the monorail station, catch the train, walk back to the parking lot, catch the tram to the car, then drive over to the other park (and of course, repeat the whole thing on the way back)!

He went to Lost and Found there, and would you believe it - there had been one PhotoPass card turned in that morning! They pulled up the pictures and -- they were of a nice-looking Asian family. Bummer!

They sent him to the PhotoPass studio next, where, based on the location and approximate time we'd had the last pictures taken, they were able to narrow it down to about 300 pictures for him to sort through. He did, and finally found one with our family in it. That was enough for them to pull up the rest of our pictures and put them on a new card!

Three cheers for Daddy!

To Be Continued. . .

I think this one belongs in a Disney ad.

Big belly hug!

Tickle, tickle!

Hello, Tigger!
(J did complain about Tigger choking him later, and I can see why in this picture!)

Look, Mommy's not in these pictures!

Kisses for Piglet

More love for the Pig

1 comment:

Lori said...

You are so right, SJ, those pictures are priceless. Way to go PB!

I can't wait to read your next post. It sure sounds like you folks had a wonderful trip.