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Dec 15, 2011 11:01 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
My love for Walt Disney----Its no secret that I have a deep fond love for Disney. The theme parks, the movies, the music, and the culture..its very safe to say that Walt Disney and what he has created is truly imbedded in three generations of on my fathers side... My Grandfather set their sites on Los Angles in the early 1950s after having my father in Montreal.and the family and decided to buy a house in Orange and started work at the Disneyland hotel in 1956 as a chef. He worked there for several years......I think because of that my grandparents and parents fell in love with Disneyland and use to bring me to the parks every week and even got me the an AP the very first year they came out in I think 1983 at my ripe age of 5....for years and years Disneyland all through my younger years was a thing we did as a family and all enjoyed it. I grew up with the movies like all of you. My first movie in the theater was Jungle book and my mother still says she cant believe I was quiet the whole time...Imagine that LOL...My love for all things Disney was so bad in Grammar school that the teacher told my parents in 2nd grade that she wanted me to stop sharing all my Disneyland stories during story time about your weekend because it wasn't fair for the other kids....hey they could have gotten APs HAHA.....Well all along this time my Father had a very great job and everything was going very well for us and he was with his company for 15 years until they decided to sell the company to Marriott.....He was approached by several large companies for very go jobs and weighed out his options...Little did he tell my sister and I until the day it happened was, he was now in upper management for the Disneyland Resort...Even though we all had passes it was like Christmas...Dad's working for DISNEYLAND!!! always as a kid, I always said, I'm going to work at the parks, so when that time came when I was 16 I got the job...O! Well, a year later in foods I was burnt on it and had a friend I met while working whom told me she was transferring..I said where? Character departments...WOW, she said yea, just come try out, you'd be good at it with all your energy...So I did and even though I passed the tryouts and made it!!!! My department wouldn't let me transfer yet (, I had to wait but I did get in and had the best few years working I've ever had in my life...Making others happy and creating life time memories was what Walt had done his whole life and for me to be able to walk on that stage and actually portray a character he created Goofy and many others was truly and honor. I know that there were times when I was on stage in front of his apartment taking a stroll with a little child making him and his parents day he was looking down smiling and what he had created for so many people all over the world..It was several years between working at the parks and getting into the corporate world that I really got back into Disney like I use to be..MouseWait changed that in Dec of 2009, its all been uphill since then...I cant begin to tell you how thankful I am for MouseWait and all the wonderful lifelong friends I have met on here and the new friends I meet each week..Thank You Uncle Walt for all that you have brought to my family, all the wonderful times that I, my friends and family have all had at your parks and enjoying your characters. movies and music... you've helped shaped my life, made me so happy, create memories and make wonderful friends I cant even begin to touch on it....Love you WED....

I had to cut down my original version...I could go on and on....I still get choked up at the parks at times and I have to take a step back and just enjoy the beauty that it beholds..if that dream did not become a reality most of our lives would be different... - Dave  13314.3 #2 12:21AM
😒☺😘 - toph  2418.2 #54 6:46AM
@Dave Wow. Top-knotch, most passionate, profound and heartwarming story I've read on MW thus far. Thank you for sharing!!! - Jacqueline  580.0 #336 8:23AM
P.S. Now I know why I kept seeing your name dropped by other MWers when I first started using this app, lol - Jacqueline  580.0 #336 8:24AM
I'll admit I do the same, I think it hits you even more on those solo trips too. There's something different about walking the parks without any distractions other than the park its self....one of my favorite things when life gets a little crazy. πŸ˜ŠπŸ’— - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4406.2 #27 9:12AM
Dave you made me cry! This is one of the most touching posts I've ever read. Thank you for sharing and thank you for all you do for MW and on a personal note, for being so welcoming when we first met. - SueBayou  2019.0 #72 11:31PM
You have made all of us Daves proud. Thank you. - NascarDave  313.9 #786 12:36AM
:-) - PrincessDuckie  862.7 #206 11:05PM
they had this limited edition print during the 50th my Dad bought me that I love...its from the original negative of this shot signed by the orgianl photographer - Dave  13314.3 #2 11:07PM
awww that made me smile :) Thanks for sharing your story.
- Jillian  767.1 #232 11:07PM
Very nice. Thanks for sharing all of that πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘(droid translation 3 hand claps) - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  5731.5 #18 11:08PM
I have some questions for you about how things used to be-maybe you can answer them ? :) - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  5731.5 #18 11:10PM
Wow great story really is an inspirational story of its own. πŸ’š it! - Jackie211  483.3 #417 11:09PM
A beautiful tribute Dave! Bravo :) - Darlingwendi  1209.5 #137 11:09PM
Aww, such a great post Dave..thanks for sharin, it made me smile :) - Sallyskellington  201.1 #1931 11:10PM
I have some questions for you about how things used to be-maybe you can answer them ? :) - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  5731.5 #18 11:10PM
Wow, what a great story... Thanks for sharing. :-) - disneymomma1  325.8 #727 11:14PM
Great post Dave!! πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ˜˜πŸ˜˜πŸ˜˜ - LBChica  2390.7 #58 11:14PM
Thanks for sharing. - Mouse4life  1293.1 #126 11:14PM
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That's such a great tribute not only to Walt but our favorite banana! I'm glad I have MW and met you! You truly brought untrustability in my life lol - MarshaMouse  4913.8 #22 11:21PM
Very cool story Dave.  And I also have that pic - actually the Boyer lithograph version - hanging over my bed!   - msdizmaui  681.8 #275 11:26PM
Very nicely done. Thanks for sharing with us! - SUUZinOCretiredPLAID  1035.8 #169 11:26PM
Wonderful post about three generations! Thank you for sharing! - Minniex3  200.9 #1933 11:32PM
❀ this! I'm always genuinely happy when people have this kind of love for Disney. There's just something about the park and everything he stood for that opens up a door in your heart. It sounds like you have amazing parents and Grandparents. - Missshelly  698.3 #261 11:41PM
Such a wonderful post, from such a wonderful person!! It's really nice to hear more of your Disney history. Can't image MW without your fun spirited engery! So fortunate to have met you! Much loveπŸ’— - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4406.2 #27 11:43PM
Wow, great story! - CherryTreeLane  460.4 #446 11:45PM
Thank you Dave for sharing such a great story.  I hope to meet you in the parks sometime. - Alicewhoareyou  2221.7 #64 11:49PM
Wow Dave, this is such a great story! I'm not gonna lie, I got teary eyed, and I'm also jealous that you got to go to Disneyland so much as a child lol, but still, your post was one of the best posts that I have ever read!
- dlmickeymouseCM  2405.8 #56 11:55PM
Dave is a character for life.☺ Nice post! - Plumiegirl  9514.2 #4 12:01AM
Amazing story, Dave. :-) - Fanatic4Disney  268.5 #1134 12:03AM
That was a lonnnnnngggggggggg story. Half way there! - kristian  1992.1 #74 12:09AM
Beautiful Story I had a tears in my Eyes - QueenBianca  123.0 #3103 12:13AM
😘😘😘 I can't type anything right now because I will burst out in tears!!! - MozPrincess  582.4 #332 12:13AM
Thanks for such an amazing post Dave. We all are in agreement on how Walt has touched our hearts with the building such a wonderful place for us to enjoy with our families. Wonderful movies that we watch over & over again and shed tears for. But few of us have experienced that special meaning of Disney as being a Cast Member. Walking through the park when its empty on your way to clock out and think, Walt walked here just as I'm doing, and a chill runs down your spine. When you get that first big smile from a guest and thanking you for being so helpful. So thanks Walt for everything. - splashphotoCM  885.6 #195 12:21AM
I would have been OK with never working there but as a kid growing up there at the parks then working there i think that you have to really give thumbs up on those whom have or do work for the parks..And those whom have really put their time in like 818, Michael and others you really need to tip your cap to them...its amazing how many people it takes to put on the happiest show on earth...its a team effort and without one another it would not work.....honesty, my times as a kid and even today as a guest at the parks are more precious to my heart as memories than being a CM because they are the ones helping create those memories for me and my friends.....but no matter what dept you were in, you were part of that show and were part of the magic....Thanks to the Magic Man himself...W.E.D - Dave   13314.3 #2 12:28AM
Couldn't have said it better. I think that's why we are so passionate when someone make a negative comment about the park or it's policy - splashphotoCM  885.6 #195 12:33AM
I would have been OK with never working there but as a kid growing up there at the parks then working there i think that you have to really give thumbs up on those whom have or do work for the parks..And those whom have really put their time in like 818, Michael and others you really need to tip your cap to them...its amazing how many people it takes to put on the happiest show on earth...its a team effort and without one another it would not work.....honesty, my times as a kid and even today as a guest at the parks are more precious to my heart as memories than being a CM because they are the ones helping create those memories for me and my friends.....but no matter what dept you were in, you were part of that show and were part of the magic....Thanks to the Magic Man himself...W.E.D - Dave  13314.3 #2 12:28AM
Thank you for sharing. That sounds like an incredibly fun time working at the parks, and being able to share the joy. Again, thanks for sharing! - SorcererBHhaha  409.0 #521 12:28AM
Couldn't have said it better. I think that's why we are so passionate when someone make a negative comment about the park or it's policy - splashphotoCM  885.6 #195 12:33AM
So sweet.. Thank you so much for sharing your story with all of us. I look forward to meeting you one day - Bambi.  605.0 #318 1:02AM
Dave I love this story! You never cease to amaze me! - Mrsblue  693.1 #266 1:20AM
Super awesome story!! Disneyland is amazing πŸ’—πŸ’— Thanks for sharing how Walt Disney has touched you and your family; really great to read :) - SarahLovesDisney  82.6 #3794 1:26AM
Wonderful, Dave. Just wonderful. πŸ‘ - JediStitch  429.7 #476 2:29AM
Tears of joy and a stuffy nose of awesome memories flooding my my head....its oozing out my eyes nose and heart!...Thank you Nana & Toto for taking me to DL almost every single year ...Thank you Mom & Dad for continuing to take me... Thank you Walt for building such a great place for your family and ours... Thank you Admin for MouseWait and all you do... and Above All Thank You God for instilling in Walt E Disney what you did to spread Joy Magic and Happiness ..... Praise God Almighty!!!!!!!!!!!! - WaltSentMe  329.6 #707 2:46AM
This is an amazing post. You have a wealth of knowledge and the few times I have had the privilege of hanging out with you in the parks and your love all things Disney is transparent, your love for this community is just as strong. Thank you for this post, it's really inspiring.
- vincentchase1  672.9 #282 2:51AM
What a sweet, thoughtful, and elegant post. It's touching the way you wove your personal experiences with Walt's inspiration. Thank you for sharing. - Willierose  2299.1 #61 4:15AM
Great post Dave. Thanks for sharing. - MikeyMouse  136.9 #2873 4:23AM
I loved reading your post  thank you for sharing that with us - Jo_ohanna  387.4 #555 5:03AM
Beautiful Dave! Thanks for opening and sharing a great heartwarming story with us. Love you! - DizGeek  453.6 #454 5:21AM
Beautiful post Dave. Thanks for sharing this. MW would defiantly not be what it is today if you weren't here. Between you doing so much to help make the app better and making me laugh daily, Thank you. - NeverlandTink  423.1 #490 5:22AM
What a great post! Thanks for sharing. I love hearing these kinds of stories :) - melissa_ficent  318.6 #766 5:33AM
Like, like, like, thank you for sharing Dave! - akpoppins  263.8 #1182 5:48AM
Thank you, Dave. Your post brought tears to my eyes. I think Disney is imbedded in all our hearts forever! - Aeloriel  6.5 #14080 5:49AM
Wow Dave, thats a great story. - BuccanEAR  282.7 #992 5:54AM
Thanks for such a beautiful and touching post. - PrincessKristin  780.8 #229 6:12AM
What an amazing tribute - SeΓ±orBuzz&Jessie  68.5 #4094 6:13AM
Enjoyed your story. Thanks for sharing it :) - MsDisneyLove  168.2 #2378 6:15AM
Thanks for sharing :o) - MomWithAJuiceBoxBuzz  1186.3 #142 6:20AM
That was a great story! I enjoy hearing how other people came to love Disneyland. Thank you for sharing with us 😊 - PirateQueenBriezy  313.4 #788 6:20AM
😒☺😘 - toph  2418.2 #54 6:46AM
Dave great story.. never realized what your background at Disneyland entailed... Now im jealous.... thanks for sharing - Disneylanddad702  466.7 #440 8:13AM
@Dave Wow. Top-knotch, most passionate, profound and heartwarming story I've read on MW thus far. Thank you for sharing!!! - Jacqueline  580.0 #336 8:23AM
Very beautiful story dave!! It's very comforting to know that the one who makes us laugh is genuine about it to make us smile as if we were at disneyland smiling!! Thank you for your magic !!, you should move this story to the review, so people can truly understand what mw is all about! - bobapetebot  135.5 #2897 8:23AM
P.S. Now I know why I kept seeing your name dropped by other MWers when I first started using this app, lol - Jacqueline  580.0 #336 8:24AM
Wow! What a great story even choked me up a little. Hope to meet you on one of our Disney trips. Walt Disney truly made the world a better place. Thanks for posting this. - angryduck  119.9 #3177 8:26AM
The compassion, energy and spiritedness of your story is truly touching Dave :) Thanks heaps for sharing! - Anissa.  178.7 #2221 8:52AM
Very heartfelt and genuine! Actually worth reading a long post ;) thanks so much for sharing your story with us! - SteamboatMinnie  310.6 #808 8:57AM
Great story!!! - Elaine  411.4 #512 8:58AM
:-) - Madimay  177.3 #2238 9:00AM
Thank you for sharing your amazing life storyπŸ˜ƒ - MickeyPrincess  295.6 #894 9:11AM
I'll admit I do the same, I think it hits you even more on those solo trips too. There's something different about walking the parks without any distractions other than the park its self....one of my favorite things when life gets a little crazy. πŸ˜ŠπŸ’— - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4406.2 #27 9:12AM
A very nice story!! - Disneymomblessedx3  363.1 #602 9:27AM
Thanks for sharing, Dave :-) What a rich family history! - LAFDWifey  81.5 #3813 9:35AM
That was such a wonderful story Dave. I'm glad you shared it here. - Sharkgrrl19  248.8 #1323 9:55AM
Very nice Dave! - Tom  9449.3 #5 10:02AM
 Beautifully said Dave!!! Now I'm crying!  - adriz  187.6 #2107 10:05AM
nice story Dave! Didn't know that your dad worked for Disney. I get caught up in the magic sometimes while working. I catch myself sometimes watching the fireworks and other CMs are like "what are you watching?" What other place has fireworks every night?  - BaseballMickey_CM  7257.2 #9 10:07AM
Nice Dave, Jungle Book was my first Disney Theatre experience too. Then my parents got me some read along books with orange tapes in a big white binder thing. Loved it. Thanks for sharing. - elninoelmo  41.8 #4940 10:38AM
Very well said Dave I was chocked up while reading this!! I'm si happy to be apart of this wonderful MW family!! Thank u all for making MW such a wonderful place to be apart of!!! - yvetteissogoofy  194.8 #2016 11:05AM
Dave Thank You for sharing....
- OOGIE_BOOGIE_MOM  140.8 #2816 12:17PM
Aww Dave:) I loved this! Thank you for sharing! - BooEve123  800.9 #220 12:20PM
WOW Dave! How wonderful for me to open the Lounge the first time in a couple of months to find such a fantastic story! With this, you are at the top of my list (along with Baloo, Dahulament...and a few others!) Of favorite MW'rs! Thank you for brightening my day! - weaver941  403.9 #528 12:30PM
What a wonderful story!! Thanks for sharing 😊 - minnieMisty  275.2 #1063 12:36PM
This was absolutley amazing to read...thank you so much for sharing your family's beautiful Disney story with us. It truly made my day. Thank you. - MinnieMousewife  895.9 #193 2:04PM

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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. Winnie111286

2. Coaster

3. OhanaPhoto

4. grumpypapa

5. sawman911

6. Tom

7. luvmygreenarmyman

8. Mauleficent

9. NikkiSea

10. nanciec



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. πŸ˜‰ - varela2892  15.7 #7938 7:14AM
Wow! I'm on the list 😊 - disneymom1  255.4 #1254 10:17PM
Been in the Midwest much of August. Nice to see wait time warriors have been out there walking and working! - Melody_CM  7608.0 #8 7:25AM
Hope you're having fun!! - secretagentangel  2422.4 #53 11:37PM

DISCOUNTED DISNEYLAND TICKETS THROUGH MOUSEWAIT! You get 2% off select tickets if you purchase on this page and use the code MOUSEWAIT at checkout. A percentage of your total purchase comes back to MouseWait, which helps cover our monthly maintenance and development expenses! You will also get 100 Credits if you email us your receipt along with your username! 

Can you get a discount on annual passes too? - DeeDeeMouse  274.9 #1071 9:59PM
How do you get discount on AP passes. Guessing use MOUSEWAIT - suzieq65  95.7 #3578 4:00PM
You get discounts on AP by renewing early. It's through Disney . They'll send you a card.  - secretagentangel  2422.4 #53 8:58PM
It says discount not available ... Maybe I'm doing it wrong? - gedi0614  34.6 #5330 12:13AM
Apparently whatever I was trying to buy doesn't apply. Dang - Poisen_Ivy  286.8 #956 12:47PM

Easily manage the social side of MouseWait for Disneyland and Disney World with our new mousetopia app for iOS. Post to the DL or WDW side, use your Stickers, and utilize our new MouseWait Messenger. Optimized for iOS 8 and the iPhone 6! See what's new here

Follow the new MouseWait Blog for updates, how-tos, tips, contests, and more! 

Didn't know there was one. Yay - TrueFromOzLovesDisney  484.0 #415 4:20PM
Iam new to this love reading the post and looking at the pictures   - Disneydollarpam  2.5 #57233 9:01AM

Deadliest Cast Member SEASON TWO is here! Find out what really happened on Disneyland's 50th Anniversary. Twenty-four hours or real-time action, authentic Disneyland history, and a finale that you'll never forget. EVENTS OCCUR IN REAL TIME. Download it to any device from Amazon here.

Will there be a Season 3??  Please??? - YoPirate  730.4 #252 8:03PM
I bought the paper copy for myself and 2 copies of season one for christmas gifts!  LOVE THIS BOOK!!! - snitsos  30.0 #5704 5:28PM
Thank you snitsos for your support, glad you liked Season Two! - Admin  12:13AM
Thank you for your support glad you liked Season Two! snitsos - Admin  12:15AM
Test - Admin  12:16AM
- djmickeymouse  10.2 #0 8:30AM
Will there be a 3 and when? - menifeemom  199.8 #1944 7:31PM

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  1360.4 #116 6:41PM
I will announce the December tournament date this week. - Admin 11:58PM
Can't wait! - sawman911  1113.1 #157 6:30PM
There should be a droid version of this. I. would love to play  - bryanjung1997  1.1 #66303 2:19PM
I end up deleting games while in progress due to opponents leaving me hanging FOR-EH-VER!!! - MommyandBash  277.3 #1036 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  810.3 #218 2:20PM

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. jacdanfan

2. secretagentangel


4. leopardditz2000

5. DisneyGrandma

6. debbiev

7. DisLUVney

8. MeridaFan

9. splurtian

10. Melody_CM


  Well done and congratulations.  Now I know how some people have so many stickers.  Keep up the good work:-) - beentoall  282.5 #0 2:55AM
And they share - suzieq65  95.7 #3578 9:06PM
#10 needs a pic bad! - DarthFairy  247.5 #1341 12:42PM
@DisLUVney, lol weren't we just talking about this haha - MinnieTinker  550.5 #357 8:58PM
I can't help myself....help me. πŸ˜‚ - DisLUVney  616.6 #312 9:23PM
Wow wow wow!!! - stanvoodoo  24.6 #6258 10:52PM

Here are the Weekly Top 10 TRIVILATOR Players. Find people to play here. Play Disneyland Trivia with your friends on iOS. Play on any device with our new web version here.

1. DisneyMakesMeSmile

2. Quiweez

3. beentoall

4. mamabeam

5. DisneylandOrBust

6. Goofytom

7. Dolewhipped

8. Tom

9. Boundin

10. Moog


Yay @@Moog!!!! So great!  πŸ˜ - valj84DisneyDeppAddict  238.2 #1447 6:28PM
You sweet thing!  You crack me up!  I'm merely an apprentice being schooled by @@Tom!! - Moog  89.9 #3669 11:33AM
πŸ‘‹β€οΈ - Tom  9449.3 #5 11:47AM
Wtg @@DisneyMakesMeSmile and @@Moog ;) - otilegna  2374.9 #59 7:41PM
A major compliment from someone who hands me my you know what every game, @@otilegna 😜!!! - Moog  89.9 #3669 8:05PM
Yay !!!  - otilegna  2374.9 #59 9:42AM
hey that's my bro! Great job, @@sawman911 - Lisapedia  16.0 #0 6:16PM
You should get the app and give it a shot! - sawman911  1113.1 #157 7:32PM
@@sawman911 Trivilator isnt letting me continue our game 😭 it keeps saying waitin for others to complete challenge but I know it's my turn. I don't know what happened! I think we need to restart!  - LindseyanaJones  216.0 #1739 9:20AM
I'm getting the same message, but I went already. I'll start a new game now. Goodluck! - sawman911  1113.1 #157 11:43AM

Our new Walt Disney World App for iOS is here! MagicSearch, upNEXT, new Lounge, and tons of other upgrades. Go get it here. You can see all of the new features and how tos here

thanks admin - Fantasmicfan1  1396.7 #112 9:42PM
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Thanks! DW fans appreciate you! - LeighMouse  17.9 #0 7:58AM

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  1742.4 #91 4:48PM
Spent $490 on it the other day - CVDisneyland  406.1 #525 12:40PM
Thank you! - Admin  5:04PM
I buy pretty much everything on Amazon. Nice to know MW can get a little piece of that! - MellyMelBB  65.0 #4173 12:06AM
I will do this next time I'm on Amazon! - DisneyLov3r  38.3 #0 5:02PM

Here are the top 10 News Contributors:

1. BaseballMickey_CM

2. Stitch_Legacy

3. RickChavez

4. ScooterMike

5. SPandEvLover

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8. Dave

9. Duchess_SMK

10. Sweet_Irish_Cream


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 week of September 29, 2015
Mickey's Halloween Party has an interesting effect on crowd levels. This week, Disneyland will close early on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday to host the party. Disneyland Park crowds are usually lighter on party days (with the exception of Friday). Last weekend was very busy, while this Monday was not. Looking back at MouseWait's Historical Crowd Index (available in our MagicPlan iOS Calendar), this week last year averaged in the low 60s (approx 60% capacity). Important note when comparing last year's Crowd Index: we've seen larger crowds on average this year due to the 60th Celebration activities. 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 Sep 29, 2015 11:33AM

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  558.8 #346 5:39PM
I agree. I think it has to do with most passes being blocked - PoohSizedGuy  18.6 #7243 11:53PM
Saturday's rule! One of the perks of a premium pass!  - snappy  409.2 #520 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  164.0 #2458 5:08AM
I second this. The info is great to have, but it's too long.  - 1HitchhikingGhost  242.0 #1413 5:04PM
Can't wait, 7 days!!!!  - varela2892  15.7 #7938 2:53PM
I'm glad Saturday's are good we are going tomorrow ! - vanessav87  5.4 #16695 3:45PM

Get 100 Credits for staying at the Hojo Anaheim! Just fill out this form and we'll get the Credits added to your account. When you stay at the Hojo, you help us continue to improve MouseWait. Call their in house reservation number and remember to mention MouseWait--you will love everything about the Hojo!

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  205.4 #1880 1:26PM
What percentage saving are we looking at for being MouseWaiters? Is it better than a AAA discount.  - MoChuck  131.0 #2963 3:57PM
@Admin. I filled out a form for May 22nd.  I hope you got it. Thanks. - Winnie111286  6240.5 #16 2:23AM
@@Admin I booked with get away today and am staying at the HoJo in December.  Does MW still give the 100 credits or do I have to book with the hotel directly? - dsnylvr1975  18.0 #7373 5:02PM

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

1. POTC/ Jungle Cruise Meet Up
Oct 10, 2015 07:00pm

2. Hugs!
Oct 11, 2015 12:00pm

3. 6th MouseWait Birthday Bash
Oct 11, 2015 02:00pm

We have our weekly MW sticker meetup at La Brea bakery at 4 pm in Downtown Disney! Lots of fun for newcomers and all and a great way to meet new people! Then we go to the MW spot we've held in DL to watch PTN and fireworks! Everyone is welcome! - secretagentangel  2422.4 #53 6:10PM
On Tuesday nights, duh!!!πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜© - secretagentangel  2422.4 #53 10:47PM
Thank You - suzieq65  95.7 #3578 6:20PM
We will be there in November - makeitbluesaysmerriwether  48.8 #4663 9:58AM
Every Tuesday? - DayDreamsOfDisneyland  4.7 #18781 10:46PM
Every Tuesday as of right now we meet in DL after La Brea eats., I'll post on Sunday, but there are one or two Tuesday's coming up with MHP we'll have to move to another night!  - secretagentangel  2422.4 #53 11:29PM
I'm gonna have a crowding meetup Presidents' Day weekend! Post to come!  - TinkerSchelle  1801.9 #86 5:42PM
I'll crowd with you  - LaPearleNoir  1639.6 #96 2:27PM
I ❀️ crowding meetups - bonedaddy909  1354.8 #117 12:29PM
Would love to come! - susanann  8.9 #11128 6:15PM
What day works best for you guys bonedaddy909 and susanann and LaPearleNoir? - TinkerSchelle  1801.9 #86 1:21PM
Any day Friday theough Monday works for me! - susanann  8.9 #11128 2:12PM
Friday thru Sunday for UsπŸ˜ƒ.....Wait a minute😳what the heck is a crowding meetup and what would we be crowding into??πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - bonedaddy909  1354.8 #117 7:09PM
I am going 10/31! - 714jen  9.3 #10895 12:18AM
We'll be there 10/31 - kimm84  56.8 #4376 6:23PM

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  3946.9 #33 8:38PM
Thank you for reading! - Admin  6:26PM
cant wait to read it - ebugsmama  18.1 #7340 10:32PM
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