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It's just a little programming move: Walt Disney World has decided to stop
sponsoring Disney-pin trading meetings at its Contemporary, All-Star and Pop Century resorts. But as with all small moves, it's got Disney fans wondering if something else is up.
Is pin-trading on the way out? If so, it's likely to be a long, slow decline. Disney pins are everywhere. It seems as if Disney produces them for everything. And everyone buys them. Trading is omnipresent. And Disney promises big, new pin-trading activities associated with the upcoming Year of a Million Dreams campaign.

Yet some Disneyana collectors say the thrill is not what it used to be for pin collecting. If there are 30,000 different Disney pins out there, and millions of people have them, the novelty might be getting a little thin.

Back in the day -- around 2000 or so -- people started organizing pin-trading sessions privately in Walt Disney World hotels. Disney took over many of the meetings and made them official. Then "pin sharks" -- big time collectors -- began to dominate. Eventually, the fun began to drain away, some collectors said, and fewer people started going to the hotel meetings.

Disney has announced that the last official Walt Disney World hotel pin trading sessions, at least for the foreseeable future, will be at the All-Star Sports Resort from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday; the Contemporary Resort from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday; and the Pop Century Resort from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, April 5.

There still are plenty of pin-trading opportunities, from the Internet, to Disney-sponsored celebrations such as Disney's Pin Celebration 2006 at Epcot Sept. 8-10 , to unofficial meetings such as the World Chapter of the NFFC Disneyana Enthusiasts August 19 at the Vista Del Lago near Disney World, to casual encounters everytime one Disney fan with pins bumps into another.