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    What is the a for on cinderella's castle?

    The other night I was at the Magic Kingdom and saw the new lights on the castle. I noticed the "A" above one of the windows. Does anyone know what this is for?

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    to DWT, Nanookz!

    I went to The Magic in Pixels.com - Home to see a really good picture of this year's Castle Dream Lights, and sure enough right over the upper windows there is what looks like a big letter A.

    I don't believe it stands for anything - if you look at a photo of that part of the Castle in daylight, you can see there is a piece of architecture there (forgive me, I have no idea what it would be called) that is a pointed triangle with some details inside. It looks like they tried to follow that architecture with the Dream Lights, and ended up with the "A" effect.


    It's in my photos from last year, too, but I never noticed it until you mentioned it.
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    That A is there for me. It's the imagineers' way honoring me in the parks.




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    Quote Originally Posted by Stitch View Post
    That A is there for me. It's the imagineers' way honoring me in the parks.


    When I read the original post for this thread, I immediately thought, the A of course stands for Ashleigh, but then I saw that you beat me to it, April. You know what they say though - great minds think alike!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Stitch View Post
    That A is there for me. It's the imagineers' way honoring me in the parks.
    No! It stands for me! They wanted to make it up to me b/c I didn't get to walk through the castle last year! jk
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    We should start a group Disney Fanatics with A's in Their Name.
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    So no one knows. Where's Lou when you need him...

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    I asked around about it, and a MS CM told me that its actually more of a "light shadowing" effect, basically the lighting creates an "illuminated" A. But they can be wrong, sometimes the CMs dont tell the truth about things
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