1017.0 #201 (DL Qual #226

Apr 29, 2011 2:03 PM  The Hub
I am rather new here but I have made it to level ten and I have learned a few things along the way. My first few visits did not go well but I decided to stick it out and see if I could fit in. I am no Mouse Wait expert, but here is what I figured out to help get through the first few weeks. I hope this helps other newbies. 1: Never post a picture. Way to risky. 2: Never post a roll call. It is easy and there are several good examples listed in post, but in the stress of the moment you will choke and make a mistake. Again, way too risky for a beginner. 3: Avoid using the words "RAK", "Lanyard", "Attraction","Ride", "Planking" or "Leggings". 4: Do not attempt a Vinylmation Theater. Now, you may notice others doing these things. You may see blurry pictures of someone's dog licking their RAK or a comment like "I have attractions for seeing loose lanyards on bumpy rides". These post are ok. They are made by "OGs" that have learned the subtlies and nuisances of posting. They should not be attempted by newbies. When will you get to the point that you can try such post? If you have to ask, you are not there yet. If you do miss step along the way you may get reprimanded. Don't worry. A reprimand from an OG is like swatting a dog on the nose with a rolled up newspaper. It may startle you but it doesn't really hurt. For now, stick with "Welcome", "Good Morning", "LOL" and "enter me, please". Above all. BE POLITE. Please and thank you go along way. In time you will be posting like a pro. I hope these tips help. I know that your time and patience will be rewarded with many new friendships and countless hours of Disney Magic here on Mouse wait.

100% agree with Spoonful, CptKirk, Romec and Evil -- I sure do miss Baloo... he had such wonderful things to say and so colorful and creative.  - CallMeFlower  424.0 #556 6:57PM
Yay for CMBaloo! I agree  - TandAlly  213.5 #1904 2:05PM
We miss u baloo! - kristian  2004.9 #90 6:58PM
I agree 100%. Oh yeah Good Afternoon!!! LOL - Katrayher  781.0 #262 2:08PM
Well darn I think I've screwed up being a newbie!!! Is there a retest?????? - Cinderellamomma  293.5 #1017 2:09PM
 - MXPrincess399  802.6 #250 2:09PM
Well said!!  - Experiment818  1647.2 #110 2:11PM
Nice post CMB 8)...maybe we'll see ya later - SergZak  3125.8 #49 2:11PM
Later in the park I mean...hehe - SergZak  3125.8 #49 2:11PM
Someone's dog licking their RAK? LOL!!! No wonder you're fitting in here-the one thing you didn't mention is how far a sense of humor goes! And you have cracked me up several times . Personally my favorites are the ones who can be funny without being mean (Tom is the gold standard but there are lots of others!), and you have that quality - Robynlaurel  651.8 #328 2:12PM
Love this cmbaloo!!!  - BusterBunny  266.3 #1266 2:14PM
Oh I'm in deep ! I've done everything the wrong way.  - JenAnneWho  300.7 #973 2:14PM
Ouch my nose! - LAFDWifey  81.5 #4048 2:14PM
Gah! I knew I shouldn't have mentioned a name, as soon as I hit submit I knew it. But I miss Tom in here and wanted to give him some props :) - Robynlaurel  651.8 #328 2:15PM
Well, I should be in time out!!! I have posted more pics of stinkytink than should be allowed!! Haha, Im gonna post another right now! Cone of shame fir me!!! - Zipitydoodahdad  270.0 #1230 2:15PM
Very much so true - Applek_CM  246.0 #1468 2:17PM
FINALLY you all get it. - tina  1157.8 #167 2:18PM
hahaha sooo true. - TheKaJaSi  144.8 #2890 2:18PM
Thank you! Thank you!!! Id really like to say hello to you next time im in the park.. what area r u? - luvsariel  214.0 #1899 2:18PM
You working tonight? - BaseballMickey  8025.8 #11 2:19PM
Uh oh... Guess I went against the grain here then. Probably why I'm the black sheep of my family ..... Hope ya'll likes me anways - fireflymom  60.4 #4589 2:21PM
Nice one ATPhoto. He should have said that you will wear the Cone of SHame if you mess up. That'd be even worse than a swat on the nose. - MikeyMouse  155.1 #2720 2:22PM
Well said - Ms.Mouseketeer  1008.8 #202 2:23PM
I failed MouseWait 101 a long time ago... - SweetLadyJess  18.0 #8205 2:24PM
Who is this Tom fella? - Butterlina  1617.6 #114 2:24PM
I failed haha oops. - MissAriel  40.8 #5401 2:26PM
BBM: Yes, I work tonight. luvsariel: Firework Guest Interaction (main street and hub area) and through the week at Indy. - JungleBum  1017.0 #201 2:29PM
OMGosh! You just made my day! HAHAHAHA! This post is seriously funny and yet sooooo scary because the reality is it is true. Well mostly. I will gladly like this post you deserve the point boost. This newbie has some nerve, I like! - Sassie_Cass  161.0 #2626 2:30PM
Wish this post was made before I was reprimanded ;( - CptKirk  766.3 #268 2:32PM
Welcome. Hello. Lol. Enter me please. . Did I pass? Great post  - lockshockbarrel  245.4 #1477 2:36PM
Here, Here!!! Baloo...you are the man. Well said. - vernswifevickie  400.5 #595 2:37PM
Thank you CMBaloo maybe when I hit 100 they will except another picture from us as treat of course - Tealtownfan  1152.2 #169 2:37PM
Soooo... if you're too new to post, how do you boost your ranking?? (If you're not at the park daily posting wait times) - LAFDWifey  81.5 #4048 2:38PM
Im super new as well but I loved this post!! Super helpful! Thanks CMBaloo!!! - gfylvr  33.1 #5957 2:42PM
Lol great post! So funny yet so true! - MermaidWithShears  1025.8 #197 2:43PM
lafdwifey, give your phone to Tom and he will get you 50 points a day for $5 - KelBelle  453.2 #517 2:45PM
Thank u. I will b there monday. I will look for u. - luvsariel  214.0 #1899 2:48PM
OMG! This was HI-LAR-IOUS!!! Loved it, thank you CMBaloo for making my day :) - chrissykins  825.5 #238 2:50PM
A swat on the nose! Funny! @CMBaloo, well said! @Robynlaurel, LOL! Sounds like something H3D would say! - weaver941  403.9 #588 2:52PM
great post! - jamesLA  76.6 #4154 2:52PM
I can't wait to meet you in person! Great post. I have to wear the cone of shame as I have done some of the listed no-nos.  - DizGeek  453.7 #516 2:53PM
What's level 10? - GoofyJoe  1906.6 #96 2:55PM
You need approval of at least 5 OG MWers with a combined rank of over 3500 to make a post like this.  - Zooter  1405.8 #135 2:55PM
Good morning! Enter me please. LOL - BashfulDoc  61.3 #4557 2:55PM
Well done, CMBaloo! Too funny!  - PrinceCorey  4599.8 #32 2:56PM
I will do my best to mind my p's and q's! ;o) - MomWithAJuiceBoxBuzz  1191.2 #160 3:00PM
 it! Your too funny! - vegasbrat  435.4 #536 3:02PM
CMBaloo we haven't officially met mostly since I was the one who first called you out! My apologies and I agree with Robyn you have a great sense of humor! I agree! He has a great sense of humor  - LBChica  231.9 #74 3:02PM     R (sry i wanted my comment on your thread not a whole new one) - toph  2418.2 #66 3:07PM
CMBaloo we will try to stop by and say hi tonight. There will be a lot of us in the park tonight. - Sassie_Cass  161.0 #2626 3:17PM
@Kelbell wow, i so would if I knew who Tom was lol... no back to my corner with the cone of shame ;) - LAFDWifey  81.5 #4048 3:23PM
Lol well welcome good morning and thank you! Taakaa RAK a ding dong! - cesium55  531.8 #426 3:59PM
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That was great! That sounds like proper etiquette to me. Thanks. - mad4themouse  1.7 #63089 4:09PM
LOL - LoveLove  346.0 #728 4:28PM
Thanks for the info. - apkarla  2.7 #58481 4:28PM
Word - skywalker  268.5 #33 4:33PM
@Cinderellamomma- I think I need a do-over 2!  - Domolover  283.4 #1099 4:36PM
Well said and nice job! - Arielkitten13  306.5 #934 4:38PM
Thinkable all my be guilty but most are forgiven lol but this made me laugh - TinkTinkTink  267.8 #34 4:46PM
I was going through and checking to see which rules I broke! Lol, still a nooby :) - ClassicBeauty  3.2 #36663 4:54PM
I agree with Sassie Cass who is actually A DOLL, not so much Sassie  I will also like this post and you hit the nail on the ! - Mrsblue  693.1 #309 6:09PM
I'm not a newbie nor an OG, just an Obie! - OynnhoJ  107.9 #3557 6:16PM
Some days I still feel intimidated. Lol, love this post! Great sense of humor. - ally  509.0 #18 6:18PM
OynnhoJ, I'd call you a MW sophomore  - Zooter  1405.8 #135 6:18PM
It's fun. Now every time I make a VMT, I whack myself on the nose with a rolled-up newspaper. - Experiment818  1647.2 #110 6:19PM
I've been swatted and reported - just minor bruising, still love it. - Plumiegirl  10382.8 #9 6:20PM
Maybe Admin should cut-and-paste this to the FAQs section. Oh wait- nobody ever reads those! - MoonWillow  381.3 #630 6:23PM
Lol nice - arieldonald  30.0 #6282 6:24PM
The only things that new users and not in with the in crowd users are allowed to post is "Welcome!" "Enter Me Please!" "Great Pic!" Congrats" and some form of weather related question for sometime out of the 10 day forecast. - candymation  286.1 #1064 6:29PM
So funny. I've been having a horrible day and this made me smile, so thank you - Missshelly  698.3 #303 6:30PM
Too funny!!  - Crazyaboutdisney  504.2 #456 6:31PM
Yes. OGs have learned the subtleties and nuisances of posting. LOL! - BLG  1048.9 #191 6:34PM
So what paper do u get swatted with, is it the Sunday paper with all the ads? Good thing u didn't say spanked I got a feeling some people here wouldnt mind. But serious hope my time here I haven't offend or upset. - Cricket  224.4 #1746 6:38PM
Best post ever.  - CJ  274.9 #1183 6:49PM
Well CMBaloo you are a very observant and funny guy. Thanks for putting a smile on my face. - Dizkid  503.9 #457 6:51PM
@Cricket - PIRATADELCARIBE  94.0 #3787 6:51PM
Lol!! - Dopeygirl78  139.0 #2997 6:54PM
While this is a great post for newbies, myself being a semi newbie, and it gives alot of great tips, evey person started out new and everyone deserves the opportunity to be heard, whether a person feels it's a "stupid" post or a "veteran" post. We are all one big community that share the a common love...Disneyland...So I there should be no protocol set in place, just be polite and be yourself. It does make it harder for the newbies to post something when clicks are already formed and they try hard to "fit in." I've posted and shared my love and ideas. Some post have comments, others don't. Do I care, maybe a little because I'm one of those trying to make friends on here. It's just gonna make it less fun if I have to follow guidelines . Maybe venting now, but I lov Mousewait and the people here, everyone is nice. It just makes me sad when I see groups or clicks or people outcastes because they are new or a veteran. - Aurora_2020  263.9 #1291 7:00PM
great advice & i hope i never offended anyone or said anything that may have gotten me reprimanded lol - SugarBumpkins  25.1 #6843 7:00PM
Zooter can't wait to be a junior so I can go to the prom. - OynnhoJ  107.9 #3557 7:00PM
:) thanks. I liked that. - misschurro  7733.4 #13 7:06PM
Aurora there seriously are no guidelines and that is why this made me laugh so much... The remark he said about getting reprimanded is true... There are a lot of people who think things should be a certain way. This is irrelevant and the only things that matter is that the terms and conditions are followed and only Disney or MW related pictures are posted in the lounge. The rest should be posted to Flickr. That is it. All newbies are welcomed! - Sassie_Cass  161.0 #2626 7:12PM
I wish I could press the like button 20 more times than I did! Well done! Hope to see you in the park tonight  - Jayjay  417.5 #571 7:13PM
And this is why I don't post! If people are gonna laugh or be negative then what's the point? I understood the main post! I'm talking about the posts after. That's why if you read my post I said I was venting, whether it's relevant or not. That's why, as stated in my post, I said i found this post helpful. - Aurora_2020  263.9 #1291 7:25PM
Aurora did someone say something negetive to you? Sassie Cass was not saying she was laughing at your post but at CMBaloo's. - Mrsblue  693.1 #309 7:52PM
HI CMBaloo!, i remember your first post, i defended you! haha anyways I agree that once in a while we will all mess up. I remember once i commented saying "wow what a jerk", and i finally realized that it was to the wrong post, but i couldn't delete it so people kinda made fun of me, but its all good now :) Now i just try to find the humor in everything and not take things so seriously here! - Madi  204.1 #2027 7:57PM
 BEST POST EVER!!! - Calypso  867.6 #228 7:57PM
Maybe I'm just reading too much into things....I've had a roughy week . My apologies to everyone. Im just trying to make friend and it hard cause everyone here is so nice and I finally found a community where everyone loves doing the same thing I do. - Aurora_2020  263.9 #1291 8:02PM
CMBaloo is #winning!!! - LBChica  2544.3 #63 8:03PM
Very observant, and funny too!! I still feel like a newb! BTW, where has Tom been?? Has no one had a spare $5? - TinkPen  433.5 #540 8:04PM
 Love it! - CravingDisney  150.1 #2803 8:05PM
See Baloo? We  you!!! - RickeyCalifornia  158.1 #2667 8:29PM
THE BEST. If only more people had a sense of humor like this. - iFramedRogerRabbit  1957.6 #93 8:31PM
See? Disney only hires quality content. - Experiment818  1647.2 #110 8:36PM
Oh THAT Tom. - Butterlina  1617.6 #114 8:38PM
CMBalloo we couldn't fing you... - Sassie_Cass  161.0 #2626 8:47PM
 bravo! Well said! - KissDclown  1089.2 #182 8:03AM
I guess I'm kinda a newbie number wise, I wasn't as active when I joined last year cause wasn't sure and still not sure how to post pics and do RAK's. Rob512 my hubby had to help me with my first two, but I'm learning and trying to be on here more. - NingyMouse  378.4 #636 8:11AM
Bump for other newbies :-) - LAFDWifey  81.5 #4048 9:24AM
Who the heck has a frisky RAK living dog???  you have me dying CMB. I'm a veteran myself. My first week I went to war with the biggest. John, H3D and all the veteran saints here about the clown and the picture posting. Oh man... I have dome battle scars from that one. Your advice is right on. My advice: if you're a noob, smile and wave, just smile and wave. Oh, and always spell check. - PrincessOfTheSouthernIsles  146.5 #2862 9:59AM
Hey within my first week as a newbie I did a rak :) sent it and everyone was happy. :P - indierkgrl  7.2 #14620 10:04AM
Rules are too strict sounding CMBaloo. Lighten up buddy!  - kristian  2004.9 #90 10:09AM
It's ok kristian, his tongue is firmly planted in his cheek...he's plenty light  - Robynlaurel  651.8 #328 10:29AM
Will be at Indy most of the night. I hope to see some MRers if you are in the park. - JungleBum  1017.0 #201 2:55PM
Baloo I just got to the park I'm gonna be looking. - GrimGrinningGhost  275.1 #1176 2:56PM
Best FAQ posted :-) - Sam241  475.6 #483 1:23AM
Truer words were never spoken. ITA with everything you said. Bravo! - msdizmaui  845.0 #234 1:38AM
This post is silly ridiculous...and made me laugh! - RoyannaF  377.1 #640 2:12AM
Me too Royanna. Cracked me up - Mrsblue  693.1 #309 2:13AM
This made me laugh as well. Am I high enough rank to swat someone on the nose? HAHA!!! - ZombieJerky  372.1 #650 10:15PM
Im new zombiejerky, start rolling up your newspaper. I'll expect some words of wisdom in return, though lol! - mouseKIDears  64.5 #4466 10:43PM
I guess I am in the cone of shame too. Whoops. "I do not like the cone of shame"  - CoralsReef  319.2 #857 2:46PM
Loves it. - BriHizzle  374.8 #644 2:50PM
LOL. You have a knack for presenting the truth in an upbeat funny way. Thanks for the tips! - MTLott  88.8 #3889 2:57PM
bumping this post, some FAQs answered by the one and only, CMBaloo! if you're rather new, this might help. CMBaloo posted this when he first started out in the MW community, hope this helps! I also hope baloo doesn't mind the bump! - legoalex  123.9 #3235 1:43AM
best post ever!! haha! - kritomiester  364.1 #669 1:49AM
Words to live by!!!!^^^ - Katrayher  781.0 #262 1:50AM
LOL. - amerado  9.5 #12011 1:51AM
This should be bumped frequently would have helped me! lol - Romec123aKaSmartyPants  751.8 #277 2:46AM
Nice one CMBaloo!!! - Storybrooke  681.4 #314 3:05AM
Thanks Cmbaloo...will keep in mind :) - Islandariel  169.3 #2498 3:09AM
Bump - Romec123aKaSmartyPants  751.8 #277 11:01PM
Bumping for HIZBANIZ and any other Newbie!!! - Romec123aKaSmartyPants  751.8 #277 6:46PM
aww I miss Baloo.. wish he would post more. - CptKirk  766.3 #268 6:49PM
So do I! He taught me the way!! - Romec123aKaSmartyPants  751.8 #277 6:50PM
So do I! He taught me the way!! - Romec123aKaSmartyPants  751.8 #277 6:50PM
Good info in this post :)  We miss you, Baloo!
- Spoonful_O_Sugar  647.7 #332 6:52PM
Yeah well I just had a newbie tell me off becuzi said a certain tattoo to ME didn't seem to be Disney quality for posting. I didn't make a big deal apparently it is. Tired of the newbie drama! - Romec123aKaSmartyPants  751.8 #277 7:00PM
Miss Baloo. - Evilstitch  338.5 #754 6:54PM
Baloo is a guy, not a girl - misschurro  7733.4 #13 6:57PM
Guess I should have put an I. I know Randy. };) - Evilstitch  338.5 #754 7:22PM
Lol I think the evil one means that baloo is missed... Not gender silly churro!!! - vikkimus  199.2 #43 7:27PM
Baloo is a guy, not a girl - misschurro  7733.4 #13 6:57PM
Yeah well I just had a newbie tell me off becuzi said a certain tattoo to ME didn't seem to be Disney quality for posting. I didn't make a big deal apparently it is. Tired of the newbie drama! - Romec123aKaSmartyPants  751.8 #277 7:00PM
I miss Baloo! Especially since I can't get to the park to see him in person!!😢😢 - SueBayou  2019.0 #89 7:16PM
Guess I should have put an I. I know Randy. };) - Evilstitch  338.5 #754 7:22PM
Lol I think the evil one means that baloo is missed... Not gender silly churro!!! - vikkimus  199.2 #43 7:27PM
Bumping for Jaqueline and all other new mw'ers OPEN to advice from a wise man! - Romec123aKaSmartyPants  751.8 #277 10:10PM
~ - Romec123aKaSmartyPants  751.8 #277 10:16PM
Great bump! Good advise never gets old!!! Thank you Baloo!!!!! - Boundin  812.3 #245 10:24PM
Great post. It's hard because sometimes people don't realize that their words can be harmful and just because they don't think it's the case they call other people sensitive ! I mean my first post everyone, who I knew nothing about, was laughing and saying I was skellymouse:-) But all in good fun I suppose. Above all Don't ASK ABOUT CLUB 33 :-D - DarthSparrow  82.4 #4030 12:27AM

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Credits have been applied to everyone's account as of today! - Admin 11:40AM
I just called them to price out our potential trip in June. Chris was so nice and the MW savings are phenomenal! Still waiting on work vacation approval to reserve the room!  - HNL2SFO  296.3 #998 1:26PM
What percentage saving are we looking at for being MouseWaiters? Is it better than a AAA discount.  - MoChuck  159.5 #2645 3:57PM
I sent you emails and support requests for my last 2 stays in May and June. I would appreciate it if you could check on them and let me know if I need to send you any additional info, please let me know. Thanks for your help @@@@@@@@@Admin - Winnie111286  21584.0 #3 10:51AM
You are awesome.  Thanks Admin - Winnie111286  21584.0 #3 1:28PM
@@@Disneydollarpam - disneyforme  523.5 #432 10:04PM


 
MONTHLY WAIT TIME LEADERS REAL-TIME: Thank you to everyone who enters accurate wait times--you earn MouseRank Points, Credits, worldwide fame, and wealth beyond your wildest dreams when you enter wait times at the Park (ok maybe not the last two things). Please remember to ONLY enter wait times that you have verified in person, this improves our algorithm substantially, thanks!

1. Melody_CM
1200.4

2. Winnie111286
941.97

3. Coaster
499.13

4. teapotsandteacups
433.6

5. connielu
354

6. secretagentangel
353.17

7. ShariRenee
322.33

8. goofygal
195.93

9. heather77
174

10. LaPearleNoir
172.57

 

SEE THE TOP 100

14 more days and I shall be entering in wait times for the first time( I was slow and shy to post). Well actually it will be 15 days. The first  day we check in and go to Trader Sam's. 😉 - varela2892  78.2 #4123 7:14AM
I just want to thank all the newbies who are on the list so much lately! This was started as a wait time and more app so by your starting out from the beginning doing wait times is awesome! 2/3of my points are from wait times. I make a game of it and have fun doing them. Hope everyone tries it, it helps others and you earn credits!!👏👏👏 - secretagentangel  7930.9 #12 9:06PM
Half of my points are from wait times.  - Goofytom  2964.8 #50 10:28PM
I figure it is the least my wife and i can do, plus it is great exercise! I keep saying, one of these days we will go to one of the meet-ups. We generally only go on Saturday and sometimes Sunday as well. That darn thing called 'work' just gets in the way!  - oiler2112  805.9 #248 7:07AM
Pretty much all my points are from wait times  - kimo  271.1 #1214 6:54PM
Next August I will be posting wait times I know it will help pass the time in line but with 15 to 20 of us should go pretty well thanks to you and all the people here on MW - mjpdisney67  60.5 #4587 10:10AM
I was there tues and it was so crowded I couldn't even register wait times on my phone due to poor reception - DarthFairy  585.7 #373 4:58PM
Hmmm,who is your provider? I rarely have a problem, thanks for trying! - ShariRenee  11133.1 #8 12:12AM
Sprint! The worst - DarthFairy  585.7 #373 5:16PM
I was there on Friday and it was to busy to post any times  - jkobelski  21.4 #0 9:50PM


Hey I'm finally on this list 😄👍🎉 - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4409.9 #35 10:39PM
Your always on the list!!! 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂list of what I don't know😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝. Jk - Fantasmicfan1  5308.4 #25 12:34PM
Fantasmicfan1 I just read that in the voice of Rodney Dangerfield from Back to School! - KennyV  1231.8 #154 3:48PM
Fantastic!! - Ilovegoofy  123.8 #3236 4:37PM
Love seeing everyone's pictures from Disneyland !! I know, we always have a good time :) - Lyssa2012  196.1 #2119 11:22PM
i am so glad i got to experience it,  but did not have to go thru it! - MsTikiMermadam  1458.8 #127 5:56AM
Thank you to all who post from the park!! Love seeing the park when I cannot be there. - snowgrey  8.0 #13538 2:49PM
Top of the list  - buzzgoneyear92  276.2 #1162 12:09AM

Did you know that you can find refurb info with a quick iPhone Spotlight Search? Learn how to find updated Disneyland info fast with a few hidden tricks in MouseWait 9. Post your tips below!


Deadliest Cast Member Season One & Two + VOYAGEERS Multiplaner & Great Storyteller are both available to read on Kindle Unlimited! You can sign up for a free 30 day trial of Kindle Unlimited and read all four books at no charge! Go here to access the books on Amazon. Thanks for your support! 

We want more books - sctoaonk75  295.3 #1002 7:42PM
- MommyandBash  433.2 #542 4:52PM
We want more books - sctoaonk75  295.3 #1002 7:42PM
- sunvalgifts  170.5 #2478 12:55PM

Here are the Top 10 MouseWaiters of All-Time:

1. Coaster
24020.3

2. Melody_CM
23026.9

3. Winnie111286
21584

4. Dave
13820.5

5. Tom
13209.4

6. jacdanfan
12690.9

7. goofygal
12259

8. ShariRenee
11133.1

9. Plumiegirl
10382.8

10. uscdisneyteacher
8701.71


Such great people on this list, many who doSo much for the app. 😍😍 - secretagentangel  7930.9 #12 2:09PM
Yay! Thank you! - Song  2242.4 #75 8:50AM
- EvilqueenRS  698.4 #302 9:57PM
Very nice. I'll make It on the list one of these days! - larrywong318  214.3 #1891 11:09AM

DISNEYLAND PARK:

Haunted Mansion Aug 22-TBA
Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln Aug 22-TBA
Big Thunder Ranch and Barbecue CLOSED permanently
Fantasmic! Jan 10-TBA
Disneyland Railroad Jan 10-TBA
Mark Twain Riverboat Jan 10-TBA
Sailing Ship Columbia Jan 10-TBA
Davey Crocket Explorer Canoes Jan 10-TBA
Tom Sawyer Island Jan 10-TBA

DISNEY CALIFORNIA ADVENTURE:

King Triton's Carousel Aug 8-TBA



 

Were visiting during the diamond celebration.  I'm so excited because all of our favorite rides will be open! - Dsc1983  20.3 #7647 10:53PM
Awesome! Can't wait! - PrincessDaisy_FU2Rcm  361.0 #681 8:33AM
Silly symphony swings are open. We went on them today (for the first time)!  - DisneyDiane316  258.3 #1342 6:50PM
See @teapotsandteacups post today...  Says reopens Sept 9!  Thank you! - Dianat710  80.5 #4069 8:05PM

Thanked by:   Tom   carminaire   kimdis   100 More Thanks Bambim44   yipman   connielu  
MouseWait COUNTDOWN for iOS is here! Countdown the days to your next Disneyland or Disney World trip with our images OR your pics! Your Countdown also displays on Apple Watch and is beautiful on iPhone 6 screens. Secure the discounted launch price for a limited time.

I have the countdown and I love it! - tree320  0.6 #0 9:26AM
Just got it! - Dizkid  503.9 #457 12:29PM
I love across the street. Don't need a countdown. It's awesome though for the people that do.  - DisneylandGirl  326.8 #812 2:49PM
I Loved across the street once. - nitromouse  300.6 #974 10:55PM
😂 - TinyDancerTay  566.4 #391 12:03AM

Download VOYAGEERS to your device today! Discover the VOYAGEERS Society, and the magical Main Street Realm in this action packed adventure for kids of ALL ages! Also available on iBooks and Kobo. Follow the VOYAGEERS on Facebook for more info and behind the scenes exclusives.

Like normal I am late to the party. Reading it now - Tealtownfan  1152.2 #169 3:13PM
Got it! More than halfway thru it! It's a lot of fun!!!👍👍✨✨ - TinkerSchelle  2075.0 #84 10:53PM
Weeeeee - MommyandBash  433.2 #542 10:29PM
Just got a kindle so as soon as I figure out how to work it I'll be buying it. 😉 - varela2892  78.2 #4123 2:38PM

See what Kate can do for you, and experience Disneyland like a VIP! Get your own Virtual Plaid in the App Store today, it's FREE! http://apple.co/1WL7y9I

- RetroDisneyPins2002  43.7 #5257 8:01AM
- CT4625  75.0 #4182 8:30PM
I use this every time I'm at the parks now and llove it!!!!  Thanks Admin - leopardditz2000  1157.2 #168 7:44PM
I don't understand why it was changed in the first place. The area was closed down and rebranded as Grizzly Peak Airfield to be more cohesive with the "California" theme of the park and then they change the ride from Soarin Over California; which is sticking pretty close to the theme of the park; to Soarin Over The World? It just doesn't make sense to me. I understand updating the video itself, which is what I wish they had done.  - 1HitchhikingGhost  292.9 #1022 7:03PM


 
MONTHLY OVERALL REAL-TIME LEADERBOARD

1. Melody_CM
1224.6

2. Winnie111286
1159.06

3. teapotsandteacups
526.9

4. Coaster
499.13

5. secretagentangel
452.38

6. ShariRenee
435.19

7. connielu
357.69

8. jacdanfan
280.77

9. goofygal
228.61

10. LaPearleNoir
210.6



SEE TOP 100 LEADERS

I love Disneyland! - Melody_CM  23026.9 #2 11:30PM
Me too - LaPearleNoir  2566.5 #61 1:11PM
Yes, yes. I know you do.  - crazyfriends  3.3 #34041 2:03AM
Wow I've never made a list before. Thanks - disneybob49  1072.0 #187 9:59AM
So excited to see I managed to sneak on to the top 10.  I don't get the opportunity to post things that often.  Thank you MWers for responding to my posts:-) - beentoall  1271.7 #0 7:22PM
I have got to get myself on this list!!! - AngiMouse  155.0 #2722 11:36AM

Here are the top 10 News Contributors:

1. BaseballMickey
8025.83

2. Stitch_Legacy
5143.16

3. RickChavez
3672.13

4. ScooterMike
1962.99

5. SPandEvLover
4835.92

6. caramiapoohluvsbb8
4485.49

7. DLKenCA
2940.76

8. IDVandalSkipperCM
2603.22

9. Dave
13820.5

10. LilSterner
5828.36



SEE TOP 50 NEWS CONTRIBUTORS

#Breaking news 🚨  This needs to be updated! - MadameLeota  4648.8 #31 3:40PM
Just a little...;) - ShariRenee  11133.1 #8 4:44PM
Okay, a little bit! Lol - MadameLeota  4648.8 #31 10:56PM

Here are the upcoming MouseWait Events. You can post your event on mobile here, and on the web here. Thanks!

1. #MWMEETUP! FOOD,FUN,TRIVIA and MORE!
Aug 26, 2016 06:00pm

2. Drop for the last time
Jan 07, 2017 08:00pm

MouseWait Meetups 2016
what is happening for one last time on aug 6? - MsTikiMermadam  1458.8 #127 12:31AM
It was January 8 I think but I left it as I think it's funny😂😂😂 I'll have to delete it😭😭 - secretagentangel  7930.9 #12 7:55PM
ok,  last time for btr....  😹 - MsTikiMermadam  1458.8 #127 6:03AM
 I changed it to August 5😂😂😂😂😂 - secretagentangel  7930.9 #12 11:07AM
I spy Christmas in July! - FrankenweenieVelinee  3779.0 #43 12:44PM
Looks like July 22! More to follow!  - secretagentangel  7930.9 #12 9:52PM
Really hoping to make it to Christmas in July - Melody_CM  23026.9 #2 11:12AM
- FrankenweenieVelinee  3779.0 #43 11:55AM
I'll add post tonight!  - secretagentangel  7930.9 #12 3:18PM
I spy Christmas in July! - FrankenweenieVelinee  3779.0 #43 12:44PM
Looks like July 22! More to follow!  - secretagentangel  7930.9 #12 9:52PM
Really hoping to make it to Christmas in July - Melody_CM  23026.9 #2 11:12AM
- FrankenweenieVelinee  3779.0 #43 11:55AM
I'll add post tonight!  - secretagentangel  7930.9 #12 3:18PM
At the tone pacific standard time will be 1215 and 00 seconds - pikarich  6323.1 #22 2:14PM
Beeeeeep - redsoxcarlos  3996.4 #42 4:12AM

What if Walt never dreamed of Disneyland? What would your life be like? What would the world be like? Get Book Two of the VOYAGEERS Saga - The Great Storyteller - on Amazon. Buy the Paperback and get the Kindle version FREE! 

Thank you Admin! This book is a great read. I recommend it to anyone who is a Disney fan. Can't wait for the next one! - grumpypapa  7731.5 #14 8:38PM
Thank you for reading! - Admin  6:26PM
cant wait to read it - ebugsmama  19.6 #7807 10:32PM
  - teapotsandteacups  1478.2 #124 10:17PM
- sunvalgifts  170.5 #2478 7:40AM

Play Disneyland Trivia with your friends for FREE! See the list of TRIVILATOR usernames on this page. Play from any device with our new web version

Cool admin. Hope I do better than the first one. Hope people that enter will be ready to play and the tournament moves along better - Goofytom  2964.8 #50 6:41PM
Yes, 1 question every 24 hrs was difficult to stick with.  - DisneyMom13  344.9 #734 6:28PM
Oh 😂😂 just realized that post was 2+ years old😂😂 well people are still taking turns very slowly. Maybe it's the app, not the players.  - DisneyMom13  344.9 #734 6:34PM
I will announce the December tournament date this week. - Admin 11:58PM
Can't wait! - sawman911  3228.8 #48 6:30PM
Still waiting. 😂😂😂 - MeridaFan  4244.2 #39 12:59PM
There should be a droid version of this. I. would love to play  - bryanjung1997  1.1 #69228 2:19PM
I end up deleting games while in progress due to opponents leaving me hanging FOR-EH-VER!!! - MommyandBash  433.2 #542 12:18PM
It happens, if you want start a game and I'll play you. I take a couple days off a week but I'll finish the games I start. - richiii3  1603.7 #116 2:20PM

Follow the new MouseWait Blog for updates, how-tos, tips, contests, and more! (Big Thunder pic by CJ)

Iam new to this love reading the post and looking at the pictures   - Disneydollarpam  70.5 #4290 9:01AM
- DisneyMom13  344.9 #734 10:32AM
 to  - DisneyHeidi09  261.2 #1313 5:18PM
 Always taking care of us... we love u Admin!!!  - calidream1  398.0 #601 7:05PM
Welcome. Enjoy your Disney day. - mrsccc2  16.3 #8624 3:11PM
 and  - vellybelly  7.5 #0 10:47PM

Disneyland unFORECAST (BETA) is here! Top MouseWaiters giving you the rundown of what's happening at the Disneyland Resort. The unFORECAST now has its own page on the web www.unFORECAST.com

unFORECAST for the month of June 2016
Last month (May) seemed to be quieter than last year, probably because the 60th Celebration began last May, making last summer a lot busier. Looking back at MouseWait's Historical Crowd Index (available in our MagicPlan iOS Calendar), crowds averaged in the mid 80s (approx 85% capacity) for the first two weeks of June, then it quieted down in the last two weeks of the month. We are estimating smaller crowds than last summer because the 60th Celebration is over a year old, and there are still a lot of attractions being refurbished. To get a real-time look at crowd levels, check the MouseWait App for Crowd Index averages and wait times. Have a great week! - Admin Jun 3, 2016 12:07PM



We have always noticed that Saturdays are better than Sundays! We always come on the weekend and say we want to leave at dinner time on Sunday, but always leave by 11-12 because there are so many people. We love Saturday!! - 1Princess3Princes  643.7 #335 5:39PM
I agree. I think it has to do with most passes being blocked - PoohSizedGuy  20.6 #7585 11:53PM
Saturday's rule! One of the perks of a premium pass!  - snappy  451.5 #521 7:32AM
I love these posts!  I do have a question/request/suggestion...is there a way to only show the 3-4 most recent posts?  It's a lot to scroll through. @@Admin - TiggersAndTinks  183.5 #2290 5:08AM
I second this. The info is great to have, but it's too long.  - 1HitchhikingGhost  292.9 #1022 5:04PM
There was nobody there last week on Saturday loved it Hope it's the same this week  - jkobelski  21.4 #0 9:48PM
August 17 - It was still crowded yesterday, though it starts emptying out about 9 pm since some schools are in session and others are watching PTN. These are your last week's to watch PTN and the current WOC, and the 60th fireworks nightly show. Take advantage on a weeknight if you can. And on week nights, the jazz band plays several sets up until 10:15 pm on the Matk Twain and alternate with sets while cruising the ROA on a tom sawyers raft. We saw the band on the river at 10:40 Tuesday night. Market house is closed at night for coffee, the closest coffee after park hours is Starbucks DD/ WOD. or coffee bean in Haggen Dazs DD   ice cream  store till midnight.  - secretagentangel  7930.9 #12 1:41PM

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Oh how we miss you MSEP... 😩😩😩 - DisneyBallers  57.3 #4677 10:05PM
what is MSEP? - markchop  99.4 #3703 9:35PM
Main Street Electrical Parade - sawman911  3228.8 #48 9:33AM
I miss the Electrical Parade.  My mom was actually covering a story about the Electrical Parade and got to ride in one of the vehicles.  - RetroDisneyPins2002  43.7 #5257 1:35PM
!!! - DisneyMom13  344.9 #734 7:43PM
!!!! That is soooo cool!!! - dizzneyfan  730.6 #288 8:06AM
Nice pic!📷 - Stitchcrazy62622  22.6 #7247 10:18PM
Awesome!! - stanvoodoo  51.6 #4910 7:25PM

Did you know that almost everything in MouseWait can be found with a few taps in the MagicSearch bar? Did you know that we add things to MagicSearch weekly (i.e. requests from you--see below)? MagicSearch enables ONE-THUMB searching to help you find individual menu items, vegetarian or gluten free food, reviews, wait times (even restaurant wait times), exclusive insider Disneyland tips, annual pass holder, parking info, Star Wars Park info, celebrities, Disneyland news, Hidden Mickeys, crowd forecasts (unFORECAST), Photopass, birthdays, refurbishment info, and amazing content from almost a million pages of original content in the MouseWait Lounge. 

This is an  app. Thank you @@@Admin - LiveLaughLoveDisney  301.8 #0 2:46PM
Thank you LiveLaughLoveDisney! - Admin  5:59PM
Love this tool - Chumash28  1566.9 #117 5:02PM
My main annoyance hasn't been touched yet. Thank you for everything you have donethough  admin.  - DisneylandGirl  326.8 #812 9:49PM
So cool love it glad it was posted for everyone to see  - jkobelski  21.4 #0 6:09PM

Credits Hall of Fame. This real-time list honors the top Credits purchasers by showing the total number of Credits purchased. These MouseWaiters play an integral part in helping us maintain and innovate. Thank you to everyone who buys Credits in the MW iOS app, TRIVILATOR, and Goat Effect!

1. secretagentangel
127300

2. teapotsandteacups
120000

3. jacdanfan
115000

4. leopardditz2000
98000

5. iLOVELUCYnDISNEY
88000

6. Melody_CM
65000

7. DisneyGrandma
65000

8. debbiev
64750

9. disneygrandma1
63000

10. DarthFairy
58950

 

  Well done and congratulations.  Now I know how some people have so many stickers.  Keep up the good work:-) - beentoall  1271.7 #0 2:55AM
And they share - suzieq65  150.6 #2790 9:06PM
I finally made a list besides wait times.wait times has become almost impossible with the crowds,reception blows.but thank you for all you do@@@@Admin - DarthFairy  585.7 #373 7:43PM
I finally made a list besides wait times.wait times has become almost impossible with the crowds,reception blows.but thank you for all you do@@@@Admin - DarthFairy  585.7 #373 7:43PM
!!! And I thought working up to 73 credits was good lol - sunvalgifts  170.5 #2478 12:21PM

Use this link (save it as a bookmark to make it easy) before you add things to your Amazon and MouseWait will receive 5% of your purchase! Thank you for your support!

Purchased the Voyageers book through this link so MW benefits twice  - UTDISNEYFAMILY  2032.6 #87 4:48PM
Spent $490 on it the other day - CVDisneyland  460.3 #507 12:40PM
Thank you! - Admin  5:04PM
Oh very cool!!  - sunvalgifts  170.5 #2478 9:45AM
I noticed this post is kind of old, but is the Amazon link still working? My hubby tried to buy something through it but it didn't work. @Admin - DisneyDiane316  258.3 #1342 7:59PM
Thanks for letting us know DisneyDiane316 the link should be fixed now for Amazon, or you can use this URL http://amzn.to/OUTbbI thanks! - Admin  4:41PM
Thanks for sending the updated link Admin. Will be shopping soon! - DisneyDiane316  258.3 #1342 6:42PM

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