The Schedule for CJDPT’s – “Swap til You Drop”

September 21, 2008

Hello Everyone!

Below is our schedule for our annual fall pin trading weekend:

Friday, October 17

7 to 9 PM sign in Travel Dreams Hotel guests pick-up goodie bags
9 PM – ? Pin trading room is open all night long so you can Swap ‘Til You Drop
9 PM Pin games in Board Room if anyone is interested!

Saturday, October 18

9 AM – 11 PM Pin Trading & Hourly Raffles
12 PM – 3PM Contests & Games for Prizes
3:30 – 5 PM The Disney Gifts Tricky Tray: buy raffle tickets for a chance to win some amazing Disney items
5 – 7 PM Dinner Break official activities break to encourage everyone to get some dinner
7 -11 PM Pin trading in conference room
7 PM Costume Parade & Contest participants will wind thru trading areas in costume
7:30 – 11 PM Games in dining area: Let’s Make a Steal & Pin Bag Scavenger Hunt
11 PM – ? Bedtime or keep on trading

Sunday, October 19

9 – noon More hourly raffles & pin trading
12 PM Farewells & see ‘ya real soon

Checklist of what to bring
Lots of pins to trade: we will have all levels of traders- bring a bunch
List of pins you want:
there’s a good chance you could find some this weekend
Snacks, drinks and munchies to share:
hoping for some healthy snacks, like vege trays & cheese/crackers. Dont’ forget juice, water, or soda for the coolers!
Comfy clothes & maybe fluffy slippers:
you’ll need to be comfortable as you trade!
Dress up for the costume contest:
we’ll be getting a jump on Halloween with a costume parade and prizes
A new wrapped Disney gift valued $15-$20: you won’t want to miss out on all the fun when we play our gift swap game 

Games & Contests
Left, Right, Center: roll the dice to see if you pass your tokens left, right or center. Last player with tokens wins pins.
Dom’s Name that ‘Toon: see if you can ID the Disney animated characters that Dom posts on his contest board
Pingo: you will need 1 Disney pin per Bingo card to play
Disney Word Search Puzzle: correct entries go into a drawing for prizes
Disney Trivia Challenge: test your knowledge of Disney trivia
Let’s Make a Steal: bring a wrapped Disney gift. When it’s your turn, pick a wrapped gift or STEAL one that has already been chosen!
Pin Bag Scavenger Hunt: teams of 5 hunt thru their bags to find a pin John will ask for

I hope that you will be able to join us or what you can see is a jamb packed weekend!

If you need to make a room reservation PLEASE you must contact Janis Lavender the official travel agent of the CJDPT! This will the only way that you get our group rate!!  She can be reached at: 856.768.2511 or
































The “Pincast” on Facebook!!

September 20, 2008

Good Saturday Everyone!

Just wanted to let you know that our good friend “Kev” from the U.K. has started  facebook group for the Disney Pincast!!

Here is a link if you would like to join I plan on posting there as often as possible.  I may even be revealing some “behind the show” information as well so please come and join us!!

Have a Great Weekend, and Happy Trading!!


Misc. Photo’s from P.T.U.

September 11, 2008

Hello Everyone!

Here are a group of photo’s taken by my good friend John Corigliano from the “Ear to the World” podcast

Check out John’s new podcast @:

A Great Statue Outside World Showcase

September 6, 2008

Here they are Folks!!!

September 5, 2008

The next 12 Hidden Mickey Pins:

Hi CJDPT It’s Time to Meet Again!!

September 3, 2008

Hi Everyone! 
Just a quick note to let you know we are meeting this Saturday, Sept. 6 from 1 til 5pm at the Hampton Inn in Somerset. 
Sheila and I will be in WDW but we look forward to seeing you all on the 19th! 
Have a great meet!!! 



Check out some “OLD” appearences….

September 1, 2008

I was doing a search today and thought you might be interested in some of my old appearences on various podcasts.

Mousetunes Show from: 4 June, 2006 

WDW Today Show # 184 27 Nov., 2006

All About the Mouse Disney Podcast Show #18

New Bio Photo

September 1, 2008

Just a new pic for my bio!

Bags are Packed….

September 1, 2008

Now all I need is my recording gear and oh yea “My Pins”!!!!!

CJDPT Site Review

September 1, 2008

Hi Everyone!

Check out the CJDPT review at

Special thanks to Allen Hooper for the kind words…..