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Jan 16, 2012 9:20 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
There have been a lot of Disney fact posts lately-so why not do a Disney fact thread! They are always fun when new people enter the lounge....so what's your favorite Disney fact?

The fact that the old man playing the banjo in Pirates is not some random old man. He is actually A pirate named Jean Laffite. He hid in the Lousiana swamp lands and that's also why the loading dock is called "Laffite's Landing" 😊 - AshleyLynn22  791.2 #198 9:43AM
Learn something new everyday! - MouseketeerforShort  340.3 #625 9:47AM
=) - UncoolBunny  71.0 #3873 11:30AM
And the ride, well before they put all the movie stuff in, is a journey through his memories of being a pirate. When you go down the first drop, you are supposed to be descending into his mind and he appears several other places during the ride. The story is also tied in with Haunted Mansion, that's why the weather vane is a ship. - CMJenKWorth  125.0 #2974 11:36AM
Oh my gosh! So cool. Where else does he appear in the ride? - BlackCanary86  53.0 #4305 11:48AM
Between these two rides there was supposed to be a crypt. You can still see the top arch of the would be doorway along the wall/bench/sidewalk dividers (don't know how to describe it) between potc and hm. it has a date on top of the arch - Pixarprincess  539.4 #330 11:50AM
I did not know that. Cool - cesium55  531.6 #338 11:51AM
Absolutely correct. It was going to be a tunnel walkway thing linking the attractions into one story. The date is the birth year of the imagineer who came up with it minus 200 years I believe. Every attraction in the parks has a story tied to it. The mansion one is very interesting. - CMJenKWorth  125.0 #2974 11:53AM
I've read so much into Pirates! This has to be my favorite thing! I love it!! - AshleyLynn22  791.2 #198 12:13PM
Really?! I had no idea! He still creeps me out, there is banjo music but no banjo.... Also I alway feel like he is watching me like a crazy stalker.... - tiggertwin  330.2 #662 12:58PM
I'd love to hear the haunted mansion story! Can anyone send it to me? - AshleyLynn22  791.2 #198 1:48PM
The Haunted Mansion story goes that The pirate Capt. Blood built the mansion for his wife and she made him promise to never go out to sea again. He told her that he had to go one last time and he was gone for a long time. When he finally came back they got into a big argument and he ended up killing her. Not sure if he killed her accidentally or out of rage. Well, he was so distraught over her death that it's rumored he hung himself in the gallery.. This is why there is a ship weathervane and the picture of the ship in the portrait hall, and also obviously the hanging man in the gallery is Capt. Blood. =) Disney has added stuff with the bride in the attic and killing her husbands and stuff.. but this is one of the original stories. Enjoy! - CMJenKWorth  125.0 #2974 2:00PM
Very cool :-) - LAFDWifey  81.5 #3689 2:05PM
WOW!! CMJenKWorth will you be my new best friend?! - AshleyLynn22  791.2 #198 2:08PM
Haha.. Sure! I used to be a Mansion Maid.. Loved every second of it. I miss it sometimes. - CMJenKWorth  125.0 #2974 2:12PM
Yup I'm claiming you as my new BFF! I want to hear all your stories! Lol - AshleyLynn22  791.2 #198 2:18PM
I've always wondered if there was something going on with that guy! Thanks for sharing! - DisneylAndy  205.6 #1810 4:19PM
Huh. I always heard that the bride's death was caused by her overprotective father. When the sailor was gone at sea, he came in as she was trying on her wedding dress. He lied to her, telling her that the captain died at sea. She killed herself, then when the captain came back and heard of the news, he hung himself. - snowwannab  692.5 #239 8:19PM
Wow I love both these stories! Thanks for Sharing guys! #extremequality. - NeverlandTink  423.1 #452 9:12PM
Right Tink! I love all this info! - AshleyLynn22  791.2 #198 9:34PM
Thanks CMJen for the info! - Jacqueline  580.0 #306 10:32PM
Woah! Never knew that - DisneyVillain  356.0 #585 11:48PM
http://longforgottenhauntedmansion.blogspot.com/2010/09/jean-lafitte-and-mega-theme-temptation.html this is one of probably a few different blogs about the Jean Lafitte story. this one really gets in depth on the story, even more so than what you have learned thus far. check it out!!!! - littleoysterz  242.3 #1343 1:06AM
Wow! Very interesting article! - AshleyLynn22  791.2 #198 2:17AM
Walt passed before the POTC attraction was complete, this was one of his babies and he took pride in it. - GoofyJoe  1906.6 #69 10:38AM
Goofy that is why I love it so much! - AshleyLynn22  791.2 #198 10:50AM
Mine is the one in which iasw opened any Walt had children from different cultures represented and they all poured one gallon of water into the attraction, now when they drain the water they take a gallon of water out to keep the "culture" πŸ’™πŸ’™πŸ’™βœ¨βœ¨βœ¨ - MouseketeerforShort  340.3 #625 9:23AM
I didnt know this! Cool!! - vanGoghsStarryNight  37.1 #4903 9:44AM
Really?!?! That's awesome - kateluvskev  184.4 #2074 9:58AM
That's awesome I didn't know this! - ingridd  15.5 #7355 11:33AM
You can find a video of it on YouTube! It's really cool to see walt and all the kids from around the world! - kritomiester  364.1 #560 11:42AM
My mom was actually one of the kids who opened IASW, she poured the water and met Walt, she was about seven years old. - CM_LionGeek  352.9 #593 12:28PM
That's amazing @lion geek! What an awesome thing for yor culture and family - MouseketeerforShort  340.3 #625 12:43PM
That is a really cool fact! - proudcanuck  478.5 #385 1:02PM
That's a very cool fact! - LAFDWifey  81.5 #3689 2:04PM
I did not know that. thank you for the info!! - nikole31  240.4 #1364 4:05PM
Neato! - Tom  7477.3 #6 4:50PM
@Lion your like MW Royalty! That's so awesome your mom got to meet the beloved Walt! - NeverlandTink  423.1 #452 9:15PM
Walt wanted to make every guest feel important when they entered the park, so he made the walk ways look like the red carpet (hence the red bricks at the main gate). Also, when you go through the tunnels, it symbolizes the curtain rising on a show. Along the sides of the walls, there are attraction posters to show the guests which attractions you'll see in your near future. Finally, the names on the Main street windows symbolize the opening credits of a movie, giving credit to those who made the production possible. - BaseballMickey_CM  6374.3 #12 8:23PM
Dole whips give you magic powers - Mouse4life  1293.1 #106 12:40PM
In Indiana Jones, in the last scene where it looks like the jeep is backing up and the ball rolls after you, well, the car doesn't move (its just shakes). The walls move backwards and the ball is released, but spins away from you, but creates that illusion that its coming after you. imagineer Tony Baxter was inspired to put this effect in after sitting inhis car in the car wash at the gas station and watched how the water machines moved around the car, creating that illusion that you're moving, but you're not.  - BaseballMickey_CM  6374.3 #12 7:53PM
That's cool! - nothinsuss  216.2 #1668 7:55PM
Whoa I never knew this!! I always thought the car moved backwards! Next time I'm going to pay more careful attention. Cool fact, thanks! - Jenniferr  506.7 #363 7:56PM
next time, try to sit on the ends of the rows and when its that scene, watch the walls. Try to look where the wall meets the floor and you could see it - BaseballMickey_CM  6374.3 #12 8:03PM
The door room (first room) rotates too, right? Whenever I'm on it, I like to look behind me and see the wall rotate. - MonteKristal  310.6 #756 8:12PM
Yes, that changes too, but for me, its always the left :) - BaseballMickey_CM  6374.3 #12 8:14PM
Yup! Saw that on the Disney channel when I was younger.. always love that part of the ride - Jacqueline  580.0 #306 9:27PM
When first promoting Disneyland, Walt chose to use Tinkerbell as its mascot, instead of Mickey. This was because if the park was a flop, he didn't want Mickey to be associated with failure.  - BaseballMickey_CM  6374.3 #12 8:34PM
Are YOU the author of "Little Known Facts about Well-Known Places: Disneyland"??? hahaha you're a plethora of disney facts! :D - Jaytasmic  373.3 #544 8:42PM
haha. no. I just know a lot of Disney stuff. - BaseballMickey_CM  6374.3 #12 8:59PM
That book has quiet a few inaccuracies in it ... Kevin is much smarter than that! - calpolyDLlover  242.1 #1347 12:39AM
I have a door on Main Street and a brick outside in the Esplenade - BaseballMickey_CM  6374.3 #12 10:28PM
You have a door on Main Street? Like one of the windows? - iDreamAboutDumbo  311.3 #748 1:13AM
There's a window that's a tribute to all Cast Members. - cynDOLEwhip  1175.5 #123 11:06AM
Me too. - splashphotoCM  885.6 #176 11:24AM
Here is my fact.. Where the art gallery used to be and the dream suite is now was supposed to be an apartment for Walt. It was going to be an all top of the line luxury apartment with direct access to club 33. The apartment above the firehouse was supposed to be temporary and it's very small. But Walt died before they could start construction on the luxury apartment. =( I think it's kind of cool that they put he DS up there.. Kind of like a tribute to what it was supposed to be. - CMJenKWorth  125.0 #2974 1:05PM
The railing on the Dream Suite balcony also has a W and R for Walt and Roy. - CM_Shadowgamer  2375.0 #49 2:10PM
Dang it! I was gonna tell that one! - theRealDisneygirlforevr  175.3 #2184 2:33PM
I tell this story to guests all the time when I work in NOS - BaseballMickey_CM  6374.3 #12 8:09PM
When creating the Partners statue, they researched what Walt always wanted to change. they found out that he always wanted to be a little taller, so the statue of Walt is a little taller than in reality.   - BaseballMickey_CM  6374.3 #12 8:50PM
Back in the day the Frontierland Shooting Gallery used live .22 caliber rifles.
- CM_Shadowgamer  2375.0 #49 3:33PM
And then Changed to Compressed air pellet rifles. - splashphotoCM  885.6 #176 4:04PM
but not lead bullets, frangible bullets - Coaster  14847.5 #1 8:49PM
POTC and the HM were supposed to be walk throughs, until Walt saw the Omnimover system at the World's Fair in 1964. He then brought the system to DL and put it in the HM. for POTC, he thought guests would take too long walking through the scenes, so he made it a boat ride, making each experience the same amount of time.  - BaseballMickey_CM  6374.3 #12 7:49PM
1st, AWESOME thread you started Mouseketeer! 2nd, I just finished reading Mouse Tales and More Mouse Tales by David Keonig. There is a ton of insider info and really interesting history on the park. They're both great reads for anyone interested :) - melissa_ficent  318.5 #722 9:43PM
last one: you can see the building that hosts the Indy attraction from DTD. when you get off the tram, look to the left and you'll see a green building with some green looking clouds on it. That's the building that has the last scene in it. (you can hear the rumble from WOD about every 10-15 seconds) - BaseballMickey_CM  6374.3 #12 11:01PM
Another fact. Walt was at a CM orientation and was addressing the new hires. One of the newbies out of respect asked Mr. Disney a question. He answered the young man and added. Son there is only one Mr. in park, and that is Mr. Lincoln. My name is Walt. That's what's on my name tag. We are family and we use our first names here.  - splashphotoCM  885.6 #176 2:53PM
Wow thats so great to learn - HanLostLeia  1096.8 #137 8:44PM
The Monsanto Mighty Microscope from Adventure Through Inner Space appears in both versions of Star Tours after it replaced the former attraction. It appears in the original attraction film during the wrong turn scene in the Space Station when you drop and pull back up. In the new version, it appears in the Death Star Scene to the bottom left before you pass the force fields protecting the hanger bay inside the Death Star.
- CM_Shadowgamer  2375.0 #49 1:04PM
Oh good one shadow! - AshleyLynn22  791.2 #198 2:19PM
Tbank you!! I did not know that one!! - nikole31  240.4 #1364 4:17PM
Oops I meant thank you!!! - nikole31  240.4 #1364 4:17PM
I read that the railings high up in NOS are actually made of a rubbery plastic- so that they won't rust. - princessSue  262.0 #1127 2:48PM
My favorite fact (which I'm sure everyone knows about) has always been that Walts apartment above the fire house there is a light always on in his honor. that's always been my fav. - nikole31  240.4 #1364 4:28PM
Awww I like that one too. And they turn the light off when his daughters are at the parks out of respect. - FindMeAtTheCove  237.4 #1388 9:16PM
The plain Purple tea cup is the fastest spinning tea cup. - Miki  41.9 #4682 5:28PM
i read that in my book too :) - Jaytasmic  373.3 #544 5:29PM
Thanks for the info!! - Jenniferr  506.7 #363 7:57PM
They actually slowed all the teacups down a few yrs ago bcuz of some city mandated rule I believe - DisneyFan(tasmic)  193.5 #1957 10:12PM
On the HM dining room scene, turn around and you will see a wheelchair sitting there. A guest really loved the HM and when he died, his wife wanted to put something in there that gave a tribute to him. So Disney allowed them to put his wheelchair in the HM, for being a lifetime fan. the CMs sometimes move it around, but its kinda creepy seeing it there all by itself.  - BaseballMickey_CM  6374.3 #12 9:39PM
When they were first in the planning stages, the imagineers had the Alice attractions be a walk through attraction, being that you were playing the role of Alice and walking through the story. Some of the concepts are still present (ie: the door knob, the flowers, etc). The best part was that when a guest got to the second floor and wantd to get back to the first, they were going to be a giant slide that you would slide down, returning you back to her "reality" - BaseballMickey_CM  6374.3 #12 10:21PM
Imagine walk through Timmy hunts! - CM_Shadowgamer  2375.0 #49 10:53PM
Original designs for Haunted Mansion included a restraunt inside ala Blue Bayou. I think it would have made an awesome atmosphere. - CM_Shadowgamer  2375.0 #49 12:19AM
That when they first filled the Rivers of America, it all drained away. They had to seal the bottom so it wouldn't do it again. Also that there is water from all the rivers in America that was poured in it during the opening. - splashphotoCM  885.6 #176 1:12PM
I heard that last time they drained ROS they found two autopia cars. - Mouse4life  1293.1 #106 2:25PM
ROA* - Mouse4life  1293.1 #106 2:30PM
They found lots of pagers and cell phones and glasses - MelodyMouse  3477.5 #27 3:11PM
How could there be that stuff in there... Didn't a little boy get sucked down by the filters like gust in Willy winks and the chocolate factory. - PrincessDaisy  307.5 #779 4:44PM
When testing the Matterhorn bobselds, the imagineers didn't have a way to stop the bobsleds at the end of the ride, so they set up a pile of hey to stop the bobsleds. Walt loved the way the bobsleds stopped and the sense of a sudden stop, so they kept it in (minus the hey) - BaseballMickey_CM  6374.3 #12 8:06PM
Hey is for horses - Mouse4life  1293.1 #106 8:11PM
horses are for ridin.....and ridin is for DISNEYLAND!!!! - NeverlandClub  376.1 #537 8:12PM
But grass is cheaper! - CM_Shadowgamer  2375.0 #49 8:24PM
When Splash Mountain first opened, it was the largest attraction Disney had ever built (acreage wise)  - BaseballMickey_CM  6374.3 #12 8:16PM
i also heard the price of splash is what walt paid to open disneyland originally - NeverlandClub  376.1 #537 8:19PM
yeah, they both cost $17million - Jaytasmic  373.3 #544 8:22PM
Yep - and part of the cost was the original logs. They were too heavy, and sank. I have a friend who was on the redesign team that got the functional ones built and shipped so the ride could open! *LOL* - ThatDoleWhipKimberly  391.8 #510 9:42PM
On the hot summer days, it can get up to 150 degrees inside a character's costume D: - Jaytasmic  373.3 #544 8:43PM
Oh my those poor CS! - NeverlandTink  423.1 #452 9:35PM
All of the buildings in Toon Town aren't straight lines, giving it take cartoon like feel. The imagineers couldn't figure out how to build crooked walls, so they build straight walls on the inside and made the facades with crooked lines. also, the paint that is used is flammable. that's why it closes early and a firetruck is always ready during the fireworks  - BaseballMickey_CM  6374.3 #12 9:04PM
I love all your facts BBM. I could talk to you for hours! - NeverlandTink  423.1 #452 9:38PM
Umm not sure if I believe you. We close toontown because of the close proximity but have you ever seen the mess the shells leave after? Too much clean up so it stays closed. - PrincessTianaCM  221.0 #1605 9:22AM
Omg, I LOVE this thread so much!!! - PrincessKristin  780.2 #203 9:16PM
I agree! Thanks Mouseketeer for initiating this post! :) A lot of great information! MWers are awesome! - SarahLovesDisney  81.1 #3693 9:20PM
I love this post!!!! : D - Dlandlover  6.5 #12995 10:39PM
The old skyway station in fantasy land can still be found behind the casey jr. Circus train. - monkeboy2042_CM  317.0 #733 11:45PM
And if you look closely at the wrought iron work on the balcony of the Dream Suite in NOS, you'll see Walt and Roy Disney's initials highlighted in gold. Thank you Walt; thank you Roy. What gifts you both gave to the world. - 50sKid  194.3 #1952 2:16PM
From what I've been told about the bb bullet holes in the Grand Canyon and Haunted Mansion...prior to 9/11 There were a lot of gang members hanging at DL usually on Friday nights ( scaring a lot of families) and they usually carried fire arms into the park. No check in security then. - SUUZinOCretiredPLAID  1035.2 #148 3:52PM
Oops this was supposed to post one down. - SUUZinOCretiredPLAID  1035.2 #148 3:52PM
Oh I've heard that one but I thought it was some guy that went crazy. - apanda1983  186.6 #2043 4:03PM
Look closely next time on the haunted manison, in the dining room scene, there is a gun shot hole and instead of replacing that whole piece of glass a cast member went to the dollar store and got a plastic spider and placed it over the hole. - DisneyTrueLove  8.1 #10909 2:38PM
Why is there a bullet hole? - Sharkgrrl19  229.1 #1512 3:12PM
Also wonder why the bb bullet hole on the train ride through the dinosaur part has been there for years....anyone know? - MicheyMouse  337.3 #636 3:31PM
I always wanted to know the story begin all of these.....hmmmm ;) - MouseketeerforShort  340.3 #625 3:42PM
The bullet hole in Mansion is there because some kid decided to shoot the glass with a BB gun during a grad night years ago. Those panes of glass are so large that they were flown in and placed by helicopter before they put the roof on the building. They are also very expensive. So, instead of spending tons of money and shutting down the attraction to take off he roof and replace it, they covered it with a fake plastic spider. - CMJenKWorth  125.0 #2974 3:47PM
Hm, well I have one. When they brought in the skeletons for POTC, Walt thought they looked like Halloween decorations. So they swapped them for actual human skeletons from UCLA. Of course, they've since been re-replaced with realistic fake ones. - snowwannab  692.5 #239 8:25PM
There's still one human skull left - BaseballMickey_CM  6374.3 #12 8:29PM
It's the skull on the headboard right? - CM_Shadowgamer  2375.0 #49 8:32PM
Yep - melissa_ficent  318.5 #722 9:23PM
You are correct shadowgamer - Jacqueline  580.0 #306 9:32PM
Why do I have a hard time believing this - monkeboy2042_CM  317.0 #733 9:10AM
Some parts in the Jungle Cruise are only up to 3 ft deep. That's why they painted the water brown so guests couldn't see.. - Jaytasmic  373.3 #544 8:30PM
Alice in Wonderland and Mr. Toad's Wild Ride share the same building. Β Alice is on the 2nd floor, Mr. Toad is on the 1st floor. - DisneyPhotoFan  920.2 #167 8:41PM
ahhh thats why in Alice its always SUPER hot hahaa - NeverlandClub  376.1 #537 8:43PM
:o - missgoofy  371.6 #548 4:20PM
Ooo also you can see the three moose who did the intro to Country Bear Jamboree on the Winnie the Pooh attraction after you pass the heffalumps and woozles room and turn around! :) - SarahLovesDisney  81.1 #3693 9:10PM
I got walked off in that room! - bluefairy  643.3 #261 12:03AM
That's awesome bluefairy!! πŸ’™πŸ’™ I've only been walked off once (for splash) I love Disney behind the scenes!! Hope to get more walk offs to see more! :) - SarahLovesDisney  81.1 #3693 5:47AM
Believe it or not but the song "Tragic Kingdom" by No Doubt features the little remain seated recording from the Matterhorn and some Main Street music in the beginning. - jonagurcia  264.6 #1107 9:20PM
They also used part of the main street electrical parade recording on there trajic kingdom tour - Alex   307.3 #781 9:23PM
Yup, they are from Anaheim (: - Jacqueline  580.0 #306 10:42PM
IASW has its own generator.  During a large power outage, a friend was working on the topiaries during the night shift.  He said it was terrifyingly weird to hear that thing singing when everything else was blacked out for miles. - ThatDoleWhipKimberly  391.8 #510 9:35PM
On opening day the asphalt on Main St hadn't yet dried, so all the women in heels kept getting stuck in it. Also, Walt had to choose between clean drinking H20 or running toilets so he chose toilets of course since ppl could always buy a difft beverage! - DisneyFan(tasmic)  193.5 #1957 10:24PM
There were CM's serving free water to the guests that day. They stood throughout the park with trays, glasses and pitchers of water. - splashphotoCM  885.6 #176 11:37AM
This is such a fun thread. Thanks all for the fun Disney facts! - PrincessLeia  293.8 #855 10:47PM
When walking down main street, take a look at the display windows . Notice that they are lower to the ground than normal . Walt purposley had imagineers design the windows like that so small children could see te displays inside the windows while walking down main street . :-) - PrincessMacyCM  535.5 #335 10:49PM
3 Fave Facts: 1) You can not buy chewing gum in the parks. Walt stepped in gum one time and decided to banned it from the park. Plus, it takes too long to clean it up. 2) There was a lingere shop on Main St. with its own underwear museum. 3) All but one of the golden spires on the castle are gold leafed. The painted one served as a reminder that 'Disneyland will never be completed. It will continue to grow as long as there is imagination left in the world.' Also Walt did this when his CFO(Roy) went on vacation. Roy was not pleased because they were low on funds. - MellyChelly  263.1 #1116 4:13AM
The first Tinkerbell hired to "fly" over the castle in the early 60s was 71 years old! Her name is Tiny Kline. - jacdanfan  7560.6 #4 5:37AM
LOL! I always loved that one. I hear she had a very colorfull personality! I don't know how true this is but I heard they would put a mattress up to stop her!!! - Boundin  537.0 #332 9:03PM
The droids in the queue for Star Tours were originally geese in America Sings. - Geekery  401.5 #493 9:12AM
While working W/S stores, I had theΒ privilege of working with one of the original CM's named Karen who at the time was mgr of all the W/S stores. At closing time, she would always give a little facts speech to the CM's about DL. She knew Watt very well. One was that as you walk form land to land, if you look down, you will notice that the pavement changes to show the landscape of the land you are in. Frontierland has cowboy boots and horse shoe prints. And the music in each land is also for that period.Β  - splashphotoCM  885.6 #176 11:52AM
What a way to end your day! Is she still working? - BaseballMickey_CM  6374.3 #12 11:57AM
No. I believe she retired several years ago. All the older mgrs and leads knew her. She was awesome. Ask the w/s leads and older girls and stockers. - splashphotoCM  885.6 #176 2:48PM
What is w/s? - Pintraderswife  466.6 #401 8:37PM
West side i think - CM_Shadowgamer  2375.0 #49 8:41PM
I didnt know this! Cool!! - vanGoghsStarryNight  37.1 #4903 9:44AM
Learn something new everyday! - MouseketeerforShort  340.3 #625 9:47AM
Really?!?! That's awesome - kateluvskev  184.4 #2074 9:58AM
=) - UncoolBunny  71.0 #3873 11:30AM
That's awesome I didn't know this! - ingridd  15.5 #7355 11:33AM
And the ride, well before they put all the movie stuff in, is a journey through his memories of being a pirate. When you go down the first drop, you are supposed to be descending into his mind and he appears several other places during the ride. The story is also tied in with Haunted Mansion, that's why the weather vane is a ship. - CMJenKWorth  125.0 #2974 11:36AM
You can find a video of it on YouTube! It's really cool to see walt and all the kids from around the world! - kritomiester  364.1 #560 11:42AM
Oh my gosh! So cool. Where else does he appear in the ride? - BlackCanary86  53.0 #4305 11:48AM
Between these two rides there was supposed to be a crypt. You can still see the top arch of the would be doorway along the wall/bench/sidewalk dividers (don't know how to describe it) between potc and hm. it has a date on top of the arch - Pixarprincess  539.4 #330 11:50AM
I did not know that. Cool - cesium55  531.6 #338 11:51AM
Absolutely correct. It was going to be a tunnel walkway thing linking the attractions into one story. The date is the birth year of the imagineer who came up with it minus 200 years I believe. Every attraction in the parks has a story tied to it. The mansion one is very interesting. - CMJenKWorth  125.0 #2974 11:53AM
I've read so much into Pirates! This has to be my favorite thing! I love it!! - AshleyLynn22  791.2 #198 12:13PM
My mom was actually one of the kids who opened IASW, she poured the water and met Walt, she was about seven years old. - CM_LionGeek  352.9 #593 12:28PM
That's amazing @lion geek! What an awesome thing for yor culture and family - MouseketeerforShort  340.3 #625 12:43PM
Really?! I had no idea! He still creeps me out, there is banjo music but no banjo.... Also I alway feel like he is watching me like a crazy stalker.... - tiggertwin  330.2 #662 12:58PM
That is a really cool fact! - proudcanuck  478.5 #385 1:02PM
I'd love to hear the haunted mansion story! Can anyone send it to me? - AshleyLynn22  791.2 #198 1:48PM
The Haunted Mansion story goes that The pirate Capt. Blood built the mansion for his wife and she made him promise to never go out to sea again. He told her that he had to go one last time and he was gone for a long time. When he finally came back they got into a big argument and he ended up killing her. Not sure if he killed her accidentally or out of rage. Well, he was so distraught over her death that it's rumored he hung himself in the gallery.. This is why there is a ship weathervane and the picture of the ship in the portrait hall, and also obviously the hanging man in the gallery is Capt. Blood. =) Disney has added stuff with the bride in the attic and killing her husbands and stuff.. but this is one of the original stories. Enjoy! - CMJenKWorth  125.0 #2974 2:00PM
That's a very cool fact! - LAFDWifey  81.5 #3689 2:04PM
Very cool :-) - LAFDWifey  81.5 #3689 2:05PM
WOW!! CMJenKWorth will you be my new best friend?! - AshleyLynn22  791.2 #198 2:08PM
The railing on the Dream Suite balcony also has a W and R for Walt and Roy. - CM_Shadowgamer  2375.0 #49 2:10PM
Haha.. Sure! I used to be a Mansion Maid.. Loved every second of it. I miss it sometimes. - CMJenKWorth  125.0 #2974 2:12PM
Yup I'm claiming you as my new BFF! I want to hear all your stories! Lol - AshleyLynn22  791.2 #198 2:18PM
Oh good one shadow! - AshleyLynn22  791.2 #198 2:19PM
I heard that last time they drained ROS they found two autopia cars. - Mouse4life  1293.1 #106 2:25PM
ROA* - Mouse4life  1293.1 #106 2:30PM
Dang it! I was gonna tell that one! - theRealDisneygirlforevr  175.3 #2184 2:33PM
They found lots of pagers and cell phones and glasses - MelodyMouse  3477.5 #27 3:11PM
Why is there a bullet hole? - Sharkgrrl19  229.1 #1512 3:12PM
Also wonder why the bb bullet hole on the train ride through the dinosaur part has been there for years....anyone know? - MicheyMouse  337.3 #636 3:31PM
I always wanted to know the story begin all of these.....hmmmm ;) - MouseketeerforShort  340.3 #625 3:42PM
The bullet hole in Mansion is there because some kid decided to shoot the glass with a BB gun during a grad night years ago. Those panes of glass are so large that they were flown in and placed by helicopter before they put the roof on the building. They are also very expensive. So, instead of spending tons of money and shutting down the attraction to take off he roof and replace it, they covered it with a fake plastic spider. - CMJenKWorth  125.0 #2974 3:47PM
From what I've been told about the bb bullet holes in the Grand Canyon and Haunted Mansion...prior to 9/11 There were a lot of gang members hanging at DL usually on Friday nights ( scaring a lot of families) and they usually carried fire arms into the park. No check in security then. - SUUZinOCretiredPLAID  1035.2 #148 3:52PM
Oops this was supposed to post one down. - SUUZinOCretiredPLAID  1035.2 #148 3:52PM
Love this info... So need to get a DL book!!! - Cath  26.3 #5661 3:54PM
Oh I've heard that one but I thought it was some guy that went crazy. - apanda1983  186.6 #2043 4:03PM
And then Changed to Compressed air pellet rifles. - splashphotoCM  885.6 #176 4:04PM
I did not know that. thank you for the info!! - nikole31  240.4 #1364 4:05PM
Tbank you!! I did not know that one!! - nikole31  240.4 #1364 4:17PM
Oops I meant thank you!!! - nikole31  240.4 #1364 4:17PM
I've always wondered if there was something going on with that guy! Thanks for sharing! - DisneylAndy  205.6 #1810 4:19PM
another bit of info about the lamp that is always on in Walt's apartment above the firestation: when Walt's daughters are in the park they turn the lamp off out of respect for them.  - purrplepokin  3.4 #27068 4:38PM
That's an interesting fact! - apanda1983  186.6 #2043 7:17PM
Yes! I have heard of that too! - calidream1  397.4 #503 8:50PM
Walt had 2 daughters, Diane and Sharon. Sharon was adopted and passed away in 1993. - Fanatic4Disney  268.3 #1071 10:36PM
How could there be that stuff in there... Didn't a little boy get sucked down by the filters like gust in Willy winks and the chocolate factory. - PrincessDaisy  307.5 #779 4:44PM
Neato! - Tom  7477.3 #6 4:50PM
This is awesome because I just bought a Disneyland facts book at Barnes and Noble today! $7 :) one of the facts I liked from the book was that most of the plants in Tomorrowland are edible "to emphasize a future where gardens do double duty as food sources." - Jaytasmic  373.3 #544 5:18PM
Just make sure you dont eat a strawberry and post about it. - MissErikaRae  285.5 #909 6:26PM
That explains the lettuce flowers! - AshleyLynn22  791.2 #198 7:14PM
I know! I always wondered why there was lettuce planted there! hahaha - Jaytasmic  373.3 #544 7:44PM
You can go to City Hall and ask for a listing of the plants that are currently planted in Tomorrowland. ALL of the plants are edible. - DizneyGurlll  186.6 #2042 9:20PM
Awesome that you can get a list! That's the kind of thing I love finding out! - cynDOLEwhip  1175.5 #123 10:08PM
i read that in my book too :) - Jaytasmic  373.3 #544 5:29PM
Just make sure you dont eat a strawberry and post about it. - MissErikaRae  285.5 #909 6:26PM
That explains the lettuce flowers! - AshleyLynn22  791.2 #198 7:14PM
That's an interesting fact! - apanda1983  186.6 #2043 7:17PM
The captain selling the wenches in POTC is the test bed for most all animatronics in Disneyland.
- CM_Shadowgamer  2375.0 #49 7:17PM
He was also the first Mr. Lincoln. - BaseballMickey_CM  6374.3 #12 8:24PM
Back in 2001 the skippers on Jungle Cruise had to stop shooting blanks at the hippos due to a complaint from animal rights activists & they actually stopped using the gun altogether up until a couple yrs ago but now they still don't point towards the hippos! - DisneyFan(tasmic)  193.5 #1957 7:44PM
Toward the trees..it brings funny jokes too - MarshaMouse  4073.9 #24 7:46PM
Darn hippies ;) - tuesday737  1245.8 #109 7:55PM
yeah yeah shoot the trees, but that hippo is still gonna charge.....only with the bubbles and wigglie ears - NeverlandClub  376.1 #537 8:10PM
I know! I always wondered why there was lettuce planted there! hahaha - Jaytasmic  373.3 #544 7:44PM
Toward the trees..it brings funny jokes too - MarshaMouse  4073.9 #24 7:46PM
Darn hippies ;) - tuesday737  1245.8 #109 7:55PM
That's cool! - nothinsuss  216.2 #1668 7:55PM
Whoa I never knew this!! I always thought the car moved backwards! Next time I'm going to pay more careful attention. Cool fact, thanks! - Jenniferr  506.7 #363 7:56PM
Thanks for the info!! - Jenniferr  506.7 #363 7:57PM
next time, try to sit on the ends of the rows and when its that scene, watch the walls. Try to look where the wall meets the floor and you could see it - BaseballMickey_CM  6374.3 #12 8:03PM
here is my fact 1: Space Mountain is actually 15 ft below the ground. Fact 2: TOT is the SAFEST attraction in the Disney parks, Indy is second. and Fact 3: Before there was the ROA, it was used for the Anahiem water rescue team where they would practice saving lives i case a water rescue was needed. - NeverlandClub  376.1 #537 8:08PM
😏not sure if I believe you or not... - ladylikesdisney  945.0 #162 8:10PM
for which one - NeverlandClub  376.1 #537 8:11PM
since i posted 3 - NeverlandClub  376.1 #537 8:13PM
All of them! - ladylikesdisney  945.0 #162 8:25PM
well then 1.)going into SM you go down down down and exiting you come up all those stairs to get to the picture viewing area. 2.) i have a friend who works in DCA on Soarin' and in Bugs land, he was on a backstage CM thing and was told that since the generators that power Soarin are also used in TOT. and TOT has such advanced computers that when it senses a breakdown could happen it will shut the ride down before the breakdown. 3.) i have a Disneyland book called "Disneyland Past, Present, and Future" and shows the water rescue team in the ROA before tom sawyer.(ill post a pic so its real) well there ya go, i explained all my facts - NeverlandClub  376.1 #537 8:42PM
Ok you convinced me! - ladylikesdisney  945.0 #162 8:58PM
thank you :) - NeverlandClub  376.1 #537 9:01PM
I tell this story to guests all the time when I work in NOS - BaseballMickey_CM  6374.3 #12 8:09PM
😏not sure if I believe you or not... - ladylikesdisney  945.0 #162 8:10PM
yeah yeah shoot the trees, but that hippo is still gonna charge.....only with the bubbles and wigglie ears - NeverlandClub  376.1 #537 8:10PM
Hey is for horses - Mouse4life  1293.1 #106 8:11PM
for which one - NeverlandClub  376.1 #537 8:11PM
horses are for ridin.....and ridin is for DISNEYLAND!!!! - NeverlandClub  376.1 #537 8:12PM
The door room (first room) rotates too, right? Whenever I'm on it, I like to look behind me and see the wall rotate. - MonteKristal  310.6 #756 8:12PM
since i posted 3 - NeverlandClub  376.1 #537 8:13PM
Yes, that changes too, but for me, its always the left :) - BaseballMickey_CM  6374.3 #12 8:14PM
i also heard the price of splash is what walt paid to open disneyland originally - NeverlandClub  376.1 #537 8:19PM
Huh. I always heard that the bride's death was caused by her overprotective father. When the sailor was gone at sea, he came in as she was trying on her wedding dress. He lied to her, telling her that the captain died at sea. She killed herself, then when the captain came back and heard of the news, he hung himself. - snowwannab  692.5 #239 8:19PM
yeah, they both cost $17million - Jaytasmic  373.3 #544 8:22PM
He was also the first Mr. Lincoln. - BaseballMickey_CM  6374.3 #12 8:24PM
Walt was going to build another type of Main Street to the left of the Disney opera house. It was going to be called Liberty Street, and it was to open in 1959. Complete with a blacksmith, glass maker, and weaver, Liberty Street would also have a Hall of Presidents. Instead of developing it as planned, he used the funds to update Tomorrowland.
- Missshelly  692.9 #237 8:24PM
glad he did that...i like my SM - NeverlandClub  376.1 #537 8:25PM
There's a glass blower on Main street at WDW. Too bad it didn't happen. There's a ton of room back there. - BaseballMickey_CM  6374.3 #12 8:25PM
After seeing the map, I've always wondered what was back there BBM! It was supposed to be a culdesac, so there was no way to walk straight through. - Missshelly  692.9 #237 8:28PM
Last time I was on the Lilly Belle the guide said they were thinking of expanding back there to help with traffic flow since mainstreet can get so congested. Dono if its true but I though it was interesting. - NeverlandTink  423.1 #452 9:33PM
I've been in the park 2 times when we (as in the crowd of people I was in) were lead backstage to avoid the parade... We went from Main St to Tomorrowland the back way. - iDreamAboutDumbo  311.3 #748 1:27AM
But grass is cheaper! - CM_Shadowgamer  2375.0 #49 8:24PM
All of them! - ladylikesdisney  945.0 #162 8:25PM
glad he did that...i like my SM - NeverlandClub  376.1 #537 8:25PM
There's a glass blower on Main street at WDW. Too bad it didn't happen. There's a ton of room back there. - BaseballMickey_CM  6374.3 #12 8:25PM
After seeing the map, I've always wondered what was back there BBM! It was supposed to be a culdesac, so there was no way to walk straight through. - Missshelly  692.9 #237 8:28PM
There's still one human skull left - BaseballMickey_CM  6374.3 #12 8:29PM
It's the skull on the headboard right? - CM_Shadowgamer  2375.0 #49 8:32PM
Fact 4: Walt was scared of mice
Fact 5: he originally wanted to name Mickey, Mortimer and his wife said no since mortimer wasnt "friendly" enough
Fact 6: Walt had the ideas formulating before he died that he wantedf to build a Disneyland that was as big as Arizona..(idk if this is 100% true)
- NeverlandClub  376.1 #537 8:38PM
Are YOU the author of "Little Known Facts about Well-Known Places: Disneyland"??? hahaha you're a plethora of disney facts! :D - Jaytasmic  373.3 #544 8:42PM
well then 1.)going into SM you go down down down and exiting you come up all those stairs to get to the picture viewing area. 2.) i have a friend who works in DCA on Soarin' and in Bugs land, he was on a backstage CM thing and was told that since the generators that power Soarin are also used in TOT. and TOT has such advanced computers that when it senses a breakdown could happen it will shut the ride down before the breakdown. 3.) i have a Disneyland book called "Disneyland Past, Present, and Future" and shows the water rescue team in the ROA before tom sawyer.(ill post a pic so its real) well there ya go, i explained all my facts - NeverlandClub  376.1 #537 8:42PM
ahhh thats why in Alice its always SUPER hot hahaa - NeverlandClub  376.1 #537 8:43PM
Disney wanted to make a ski resort in Mineral King. Plans were made for a visitor village, ski runs and ski lifts but Walt died before it was realized and the idea was scrapped.
- CM_Shadowgamer  2375.0 #49 8:47PM
Who knows where Mineral King is besides me and shadowgamer? - DebbyMouse7531  472.6 #14 5:43PM
but not lead bullets, frangible bullets - Coaster  14847.5 #1 8:49PM
Yes! I have heard of that too! - calidream1  397.4 #503 8:50PM
The telegraph sound you hear at the New Orleans train station is Walt Disney's opening speach! - Boundin  537.0 #332 8:54PM
Really? I had no idea and was wondering about it on my last trip. Thanks for sharing! - KelstersInc2319  42.0 #4677 9:14PM
It is a recording of Lillian "typing" out the telegraph of his speech. She took classes to be able to do this! - Thompson_CM  64.6 #4011 9:51PM
Oo I didn't know the part abt lillian doing it! Thnx Thompson - DisneyFan(tasmic)  193.5 #1957 10:19PM
so true! i asked about this last time i rode the lilly belle! - kobeholic2000  269.8 #1053 11:08PM
Ok you convinced me! - ladylikesdisney  945.0 #162 8:58PM
haha. no. I just know a lot of Disney stuff. - BaseballMickey_CM  6374.3 #12 8:59PM
thank you :) - NeverlandClub  376.1 #537 9:01PM
I read somewhere that while Walt created Muckey Mouse, he was afraid of Mice! 🐭 - SarahLovesDisney  81.1 #3693 9:07PM
i didnt know we had a MUCKEY mouse??? who is this - NeverlandClub  376.1 #537 9:08PM
Lol oops! Weird typo haha! Mickey* hehe 😜 - SarahLovesDisney  81.1 #3693 9:10PM
darn auto correct - NeverlandClub  376.1 #537 9:14PM
i didnt know we had a MUCKEY mouse??? who is this - NeverlandClub  376.1 #537 9:08PM
Lol oops! Weird typo haha! Mickey* hehe 😜 - SarahLovesDisney  81.1 #3693 9:10PM
Wow I love both these stories! Thanks for Sharing guys! #extremequality. - NeverlandTink  423.1 #452 9:12PM
Really? I had no idea and was wondering about it on my last trip. Thanks for sharing! - KelstersInc2319  42.0 #4677 9:14PM
darn auto correct - NeverlandClub  376.1 #537 9:14PM
@Lion your like MW Royalty! That's so awesome your mom got to meet the beloved Walt! - NeverlandTink  423.1 #452 9:15PM
Awww I like that one too. And they turn the light off when his daughters are at the parks out of respect. - FindMeAtTheCove  237.4 #1388 9:16PM
I agree! Thanks Mouseketeer for initiating this post! :) A lot of great information! MWers are awesome! - SarahLovesDisney  81.1 #3693 9:20PM
You can go to City Hall and ask for a listing of the plants that are currently planted in Tomorrowland. ALL of the plants are edible. - DizneyGurlll  186.6 #2042 9:20PM
Yep - melissa_ficent  318.5 #722 9:23PM
They also used part of the main street electrical parade recording on there trajic kingdom tour - Alex  307.3 #781 9:23PM
Yup! Saw that on the Disney channel when I was younger.. always love that part of the ride - Jacqueline  580.0 #306 9:27PM
You are correct shadowgamer - Jacqueline  580.0 #306 9:32PM
Last time I was on the Lilly Belle the guide said they were thinking of expanding back there to help with traffic flow since mainstreet can get so congested. Dono if its true but I though it was interesting. - NeverlandTink  423.1 #452 9:33PM
Right Tink! I love all this info! - AshleyLynn22  791.2 #198 9:34PM
On the Haunted Mansion, if a guest with a wheelchair cannot transfer quick enough to unload on the moving sidewalk, they stay in the car which then continues backstage and around to just before the loading area, where they can transfer back to their wheelchair. They are then taken to the elevator/stretching room, and then ride UP in the elevator. (I experienced this once when I was visiting with my mother-in-law). - PrincessKristin  780.2 #203 9:34PM
I have done this! - Minnis2Society  369.9 #550 9:41PM
I've done t! But I did it one night before closing. There was one more elevator after us and I asked the CM of we could ride back up. And he said yes and even let me push the button :) - NeverlandTink  423.1 #452 9:47PM
It's actually kind of creepy.. Haha. I didn't like it the first couple times I did it. .. Ooh.. Also, the stretching room is not an elevator, it's a hydraulic lift and can't carry much weight up. If you have guests riding up with you, you can only take I think 6 or 8 at a time. - CMJenKWorth  125.0 #2974 10:10PM
Oh my those poor CS! - NeverlandTink  423.1 #452 9:35PM
I love all your facts BBM. I could talk to you for hours! - NeverlandTink  423.1 #452 9:38PM
Disneyland sold 78 million pairs of Mickey Mouse ears between opening day & the 50th anniversary. - mickeyminnie  321.7 #709 9:40PM
I have done this! - Minnis2Society  369.9 #550 9:41PM
Yep - and part of the cost was the original logs. They were too heavy, and sank. I have a friend who was on the redesign team that got the functional ones built and shipped so the ride could open! *LOL* - ThatDoleWhipKimberly  391.8 #510 9:42PM
There were original plans to create Chinatown on Mainstreet (East Center St., just north of Market House...this area used to have the Flower Mart where the fruitstand is today). Chinatown's main attraction was to be an audio-animatronic stage show in an elegant Chinese restaurant starring Confucius, a talking dragon, and singing birds.  By the summer of 1960, the idea was scrapped, but the animatronic birds idea survived, where it flew over to Adventureland and landed three years later in the Enchanted Tiki Room. - Alicewhoareyou  1302.0 #104 9:46PM
I've done t! But I did it one night before closing. There was one more elevator after us and I asked the CM of we could ride back up. And he said yes and even let me push the button :) - NeverlandTink  423.1 #452 9:47PM
It is a recording of Lillian "typing" out the telegraph of his speech. She took classes to be able to do this! - Thompson_CM  64.6 #4011 9:51PM
Awesome that you can get a list! That's the kind of thing I love finding out! - cynDOLEwhip  1175.5 #123 10:08PM
It's actually kind of creepy.. Haha. I didn't like it the first couple times I did it. .. Ooh.. Also, the stretching room is not an elevator, it's a hydraulic lift and can't carry much weight up. If you have guests riding up with you, you can only take I think 6 or 8 at a time. - CMJenKWorth  125.0 #2974 10:10PM
They actually slowed all the teacups down a few yrs ago bcuz of some city mandated rule I believe - DisneyFan(tasmic)  193.5 #1957 10:12PM
Oo I didn't know the part abt lillian doing it! Thnx Thompson - DisneyFan(tasmic)  193.5 #1957 10:19PM
Thanks CMJen for the info! - Jacqueline  580.0 #306 10:32PM
Walt had 2 daughters, Diane and Sharon. Sharon was adopted and passed away in 1993. - Fanatic4Disney  268.3 #1071 10:36PM
Yup, they are from Anaheim (: - Jacqueline  580.0 #306 10:42PM
Tom Sawyer Island had a Missouri zip code. Not sure if this holds true now that it is Pirates Lair, but if u were to commit a crime on the island u would b federally proscuted since u had crossed state lines - DisneyFan(tasmic)  193.5 #1957 10:43PM
That was fixed years ago. When they used to sell merchandise on the island, the tax rates were different and the paper work was too much. - BaseballMickey_CM  6374.3 #12 10:49PM
People are not supposed to be pronounced dead inside Disneyland - DisneyFan(tasmic)  193.5 #1957 10:44PM
Cant be pronounced dead except by a doctor, doubt they keep one on.staff - CM_Shadowgamer  2375.0 #49 12:05AM
Actually... We do have doctors at our Cast Health Office. We also have nurses, athletic trainers, and physical therapists. Fun fact. - CMJenKWorth  125.0 #2974 12:09AM
That was fixed years ago. When they used to sell merchandise on the island, the tax rates were different and the paper work was too much. - BaseballMickey_CM  6374.3 #12 10:49PM
Love this thread I'm learning so much! - lisamb83  15.2 #7458 10:53PM
Imagine walk through Timmy hunts! - CM_Shadowgamer  2375.0 #49 10:53PM
so true! i asked about this last time i rode the lilly belle! - kobeholic2000  269.8 #1053 11:08PM
Woah! Never knew that - DisneyVillain  356.0 #585 11:48PM
I got walked off in that room! - bluefairy  643.3 #261 12:03AM
Cant be pronounced dead except by a doctor, doubt they keep one on.staff - CM_Shadowgamer  2375.0 #49 12:05AM
The train tracks you see in front of the currently used ones at Main Street Station are the original rails from opening, not just a prop. - CM_Shadowgamer  2375.0 #49 12:09AM
This is because dl used to have what is called a 2 track system. And that small section connected back into the tracks (as opposed to just being that little segment) it was left in memory of the older system when the rails were updated. - Pixarprincess  539.4 #330 11:37AM
Actually... We do have doctors at our Cast Health Office. We also have nurses, athletic trainers, and physical therapists. Fun fact. - CMJenKWorth  125.0 #2974 12:09AM
I'm sure you all know this one... The building on Main Street are larger near the entrance and get smaller as you move towards the hub. This is to make Main St look longer as you enter the park and shorter at the end of the day when you are tired. Also the names on the windows are actual names of people who have contributed to Disney in some way. - CMJenKWorth  125.0 #2974 12:16AM
That book has quiet a few inaccuracies in it ... Kevin is much smarter than that! - calpolyDLlover  242.1 #1347 12:39AM
keep em coming! - missgoofy  371.6 #548 12:54AM
http://longforgottenhauntedmansion.blogspot.com/2010/09/jean-lafitte-and-mega-theme-temptation.html this is one of probably a few different blogs about the Jean Lafitte story. this one really gets in depth on the story, even more so than what you have learned thus far. check it out!!!! - littleoysterz  242.3 #1343 1:06AM
You have a door on Main Street? Like one of the windows? - iDreamAboutDumbo  311.3 #748 1:13AM
Great info!! Thanks everybodyπŸ‘ - ReachForTheSky  676.2 #246 1:16AM
I've been in the park 2 times when we (as in the crowd of people I was in) were lead backstage to avoid the parade... We went from Main St to Tomorrowland the back way. - iDreamAboutDumbo  311.3 #748 1:27AM
More! I want more! - Bo22  384.1 #519 1:48AM
Stories like these add so much life and magic to these attractions. Disney is definitely the most magical place on earth ....... More stories please :) it will make the grey skies here in New Zealand disappear !! X - PrincessCathy  3.6 #24577 2:01AM
Wow! Very interesting article! - AshleyLynn22  791.2 #198 2:17AM
That's awesome bluefairy!! πŸ’™πŸ’™ I've only been walked off once (for splash) I love Disney behind the scenes!! Hope to get more walk offs to see more! :) - SarahLovesDisney  81.1 #3693 5:47AM
Bump for more - monkeboy2042_CM  317.0 #733 8:56AM
Why do I have a hard time believing this - monkeboy2042_CM  317.0 #733 9:10AM
Umm not sure if I believe you. We close toontown because of the close proximity but have you ever seen the mess the shells leave after? Too much clean up so it stays closed. - PrincessTianaCM  221.0 #1605 9:22AM
Ever wonder why chip and dales treehouse in toontown doesn't have leaves? They were made of plastic and would often catch on fire. So no leaves. - PrincessTianaCM  221.0 #1605 9:25AM
Did anyone figure out why they would catch on fire? - GoofyJoe  1906.6 #69 10:39AM
catch on fire from what? - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  4479.9 #20 10:40AM
From fireworks maybe? - cynDOLEwhip  1175.5 #123 11:17AM
More please! I am going in Disneyland in less than a month and this is getting me pumped up!!! What a great post :-) - Disneymom0107  150.9 #2559 10:33AM
Walt passed before the POTC attraction was complete, this was one of his babies and he took pride in it. - GoofyJoe  1906.6 #69 10:38AM
Did anyone figure out why they would catch on fire? - GoofyJoe  1906.6 #69 10:39AM
catch on fire from what? - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  4479.9 #20 10:40AM
Goofy that is why I love it so much! - AshleyLynn22  791.2 #198 10:50AM
The Heraldry Shoppe is operated by an individual who leases the space from Disneyland. - Geekery  401.5 #493 11:04AM
Yes, he is an Operating Participant. Same as all the non Disney stores in DTD. - splashphotoCM  885.6 #176 11:27AM
There's a window that's a tribute to all Cast Members. - cynDOLEwhip  1175.5 #123 11:06AM
From fireworks maybe? - cynDOLEwhip  1175.5 #123 11:17AM
When the imagineers were taking out the audio-animatronics from Nature's Wonderland, some of them were used again for their parts and some were put around the park in other places, but most of them were buried underground of what is today Rancho Del Zocalo. :/ - BaseballMickey_CM  6374.3 #12 11:20AM
Strange. Why?! - cynDOLEwhip  1175.5 #123 11:24AM
I heard that too. And the bioluminescent pools were used for BTMRR. - Alicewhoareyou  1302.0 #104 11:26AM
have no idea - BaseballMickey_CM  6374.3 #12 11:26AM
Strange. Why?! - cynDOLEwhip  1175.5 #123 11:24AM
Me too. - splashphotoCM  885.6 #176 11:24AM
I heard that too. And the bioluminescent pools were used for BTMRR. - Alicewhoareyou  1302.0 #104 11:26AM
have no idea - BaseballMickey_CM  6374.3 #12 11:26AM
Yes, he is an Operating Participant. Same as all the non Disney stores in DTD. - splashphotoCM  885.6 #176 11:27AM
There were CM's serving free water to the guests that day. They stood throughout the park with trays, glasses and pitchers of water. - splashphotoCM  885.6 #176 11:37AM
This is because dl used to have what is called a 2 track system. And that small section connected back into the tracks (as opposed to just being that little segment) it was left in memory of the older system when the rails were updated. - Pixarprincess  539.4 #330 11:37AM
Some of the audio-animatronics that were once used in America sings were brought back and placed in the new star tours. The two droids that you see in the baggage check queue (not rex) are the "reused" AA's. - GreenLantern  746.6 #216 11:48AM
What a way to end your day! Is she still working? - BaseballMickey_CM  6374.3 #12 11:57AM
No. I believe she retired several years ago. All the older mgrs and leads knew her. She was awesome. Ask the w/s leads and older girls and stockers. - splashphotoCM  885.6 #176 2:48PM
:o - missgoofy  371.6 #548 4:20PM
What is w/s? - Pintraderswife  466.6 #401 8:37PM
West side i think - CM_Shadowgamer  2375.0 #49 8:41PM
Wow thats so great to learn - HanLostLeia  1096.8 #137 8:44PM
LOL! I always loved that one. I hear she had a very colorfull personality! I don't know how true this is but I heard they would put a mattress up to stop her!!! - Boundin  537.0 #332 9:03PM
My favorite is the wild cats all around Disneyland! And how they help take care of the rodents hehe - MEHlanie_Mouse  1114.4 #133 12:43PM
And I heard some of them can talk - Mouse4life  1293.1 #106 12:45PM
And I heard some of them can talk - Mouse4life  1293.1 #106 12:45PM
Who knows where Mineral King is besides me and shadowgamer? - DebbyMouse7531  472.6 #14 5:43PM

Thanked by:  lisamb83 15.2 #7458  
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
53

2. DisneylandOrBust
22

3. Goofytom
19

4. richiii3
18

5. SplashLover24
12

6. emily.northcutt.94
8

7. Boundin
4

8. DonaldRox
3

9. Tom
2

10. DarthTinkerbell
1

 

What the! I made a top 10 list! I lose like half my games but at least I play. Atora should know, she made a fool of me. What was it 28 to 12? - philliprocks  905.4 #172 6:51PM
Ouch! She's pretty tough to beat. - sawman911  665.3 #251 10:19PM
Ready for a rematch? 😈 - Atora  2184.7 #55 5:49PM
If I say yes, I'm lying. If I say no I'm a sissy  - philliprocks  905.4 #172 7:46PM
Hahahaha!  - apesandmonkeys  7554.5 #5 6:51PM
Woo woo! Look at you! - BellesLibrary  402.2 #492 3:36PM
You're just the 9th loser! Loser - SnoopMousyMouse  41.4 #0 1:11PM
And you're a sissy anyway - SnoopMousyMouse  41.4 #0 1:11PM
I smell a recount due to dangling chads @philliprocks⚠ - MickeyLumboCM  762.1 #210 7:06PM
Wow congrats Phillip! You're moving on up!  - BellesLibrary  402.2 #492 5:41PM
Annnnnnnnnd.... ur gone - SpiritOfAdventure  1029.3 #149 11:24PM
Whaaaaaa??? I'm on The List! I...... I feel so honored! I don't know what to say! Id like to thanks my parents for.... Lol jk. Kind of shocked. I usually lose. - BellesLibrary  402.2 #492 11:34PM
It's inconceivable!  - DonaldRox  33.4 #5117 11:29AM
DisneylandOrBust, DonaldRox and MadLeota are fun players!!! I am learning a lot!!!!! - Boundin  537.0 #332 6:20PM

Thanked by:   Ray1man   Shameekz   Tom   20 More Thanks DarthTinkerbell   Boundin   richiii3  
MONTHLY OVERALL REAL-TIME LEADERBOARD

1. MelodyMouse
365

2. ShariRenee
343

3. Stitch_Legacy
259

4. Winnie111286
252

5. WARLOCK
248

6. HARR_E
246

7. Plumiegirl
219

8. goofygal
216

9. Tom
209

10. jacdanfan
189



SEE TOP 100 LEADERS

I'm in the top 10!  - luxkitty  1922.2 #68 3:12PM
Waytago! Keep up the good woik (Bugs Bunny accent) - MelodyMouse  3477.5 #27 9:57AM
I adore Disneyland! - MelodyMouse  3477.5 #27 8:58AM
Me too! - ShariRenee  4692.8 #19 9:09PM
MelodyMouse is #1 in my book no matter where she may be on this list...oh, wait...she IS #1...WOO HOO! - DisneyDonn  0.1 #98002 3:19PM
Aw shucks (Goofy voice). Thx DD - MelodyMouse  3477.5 #27 8:12AM

Thanked by:   luxkitty   Tom  
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 still have not received my credits from the birthday bash? - vegashappyhaunts  97.9 #3437 6:01PM
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 #1819 1:26PM
What percentage saving are we looking at for being MouseWaiters? Is it better than a AAA discount.  - MoChuck  13.3 #8022 3:57PM
- Yen-Sidious  37.3 #4890 8:46PM
I have done this form multiple times and I never get the points :( - Disney4life  57.6 #4169 10:43PM
Please send a ticket into support and let them know. - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  4479.9 #20 8:45AM
They helped me get the points. - Winnie111286  2039.9 #58 10:21AM

Read Episode One of Deadliest Cast Member FREE on Amazon and iTunes!

I downloaded this before a very long road trip, and it kept me entertained the whole time (well, except when I was taking my turn at the wheel, safety first!).  - Geekery  401.5 #493 10:21PM
Thanks! I'm glad you liked it! - Admin  10:46AM
Where can I find the book please?  - sarahsanch  6.8 #12427 1:03PM
Just got it! Can't stop reading it. I am already starting chaper 16. Love how all the details of DL are woven into the story. - Tiggerific  335.1 #642 4:20PM
Glad you like it! Season Two is coming in a few weeks! - Admin  11:52PM
I'm halfway through Season 2 and I have already read both Voyageers. My 15 year old is now reading my hard copy of Season 1 and she can't put it down πŸ˜ŠπŸ‘πŸ“– I LOVE reading them and am anxiously waiting for more! Well done, Admin!!  - melissa_ficent  318.5 #722 10:01PM
Loved them all! - MinnieCarman  251.1 #1226 8:26PM

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


If I get my health back on track with my new insurance and we somehow get my brother helped, I will post a join me for my first ride on RSR party, my brother can't go on, and I have been so sick and felt bad about going in front with the old pass.  I will post one in june. maybe it can be the lets all go on the attractions we have never been on before event. - secretagentangel  1305.1 #103 4:31PM
Thank you!! My birthday is April 29th & I just realized that we will have been moved down by then. Time to plan a birthday bash! πŸ˜ŽπŸ‘ - apesandmonkeys  7554.5 #5 9:08PM
We need to celebrate!! - Superspacemountainfan  82.8 #3667 2:03PM
We share the same birthday! Happy a early Birthday!! - BriarRose110511  230.9 #1481 9:03PM
That's so cool!!! Same to you πŸŒΊπŸ’œπŸŒΊπŸ’œ - apesandmonkeys  7554.5 #5 12:36AM
If I knew about this, I'd have stayed an extra day w @amyb1076 - luvdatturkeyleg  39.4 #4788 3:00PM
I've never done a mousewait meet up... Where do I go... - Disneygrl35  2.1 #56007 12:50PM
If you're there today, you can make HandMeAChurroImmaFaint 'S POTC meetup at 6 pm. Usually they will gather across from the ride entrance. Perhaps along the fence area of the Riverbelle Terrace. Look for a fairly large group of fun-loving people. Many will have their mouse ears on. Your hostess, Ms Churro, will be leading the way. Just dive right in and ask, 'excuse me. Is this the Mousewait meetup?'  You won't be sorry!  Disneygrl35 - MeridaFan  3441.0 #28 2:09PM
Thanks so much for the info MeridaFan!!!😊😊 - Disneygrl35  2.1 #56007 2:19PM
We are meeting at the Petrified tree in Frontierland- to the left of the Mark Twain Riverboat entrance. Thanks MeridaFan😘😘 - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  4479.9 #20 4:45PM

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 MagicRace!

1. MeridaFan
41630

2. MelodyMouse
40000

3. jacdanfan
40000

4. iLOVELUCYnDISNEY
28750

5. PrincessCindy
25400

6. secretagentangel
24900

7. debbiev
24250

8. nataska1989
20000

9. DisneyGrandma
19500

10. leopardditz2000
18750

 

A list I made....for spending money!! Figures... - debbiev  873.8 #183 2:42PM
Lol - robmurow  3116.4 #35 4:03PM
Ha hahahaha!  Yeah. I won't be telling my husband about this list. Not that he'd be surprised. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - MeridaFan  3441.0 #28 6:28PM
Haha, @MeridaFan my husband knows me too well!! - debbiev  873.8 #183 10:06PM
Me too! hahahaha - luxkitty  1922.2 #68 8:34PM
πŸ’ΈπŸ’ΈπŸ’ΈπŸ’ΈπŸ’Έ - debbiev  873.8 #183 11:31AM
This list is awesome!!!! LOL We already know Dave spends the most on food and 2BON2B spends the most on dolls. It's funny to think of other possibilities! Great job contributing everyone!!! - MrsSchnooks  2833.1 #37 11:54AM
I just figured out that if you buy 1500 at a time it is a major deal.  but then you get too tempted and buy EVERYTHING!!!!!:D - secretagentangel  1305.1 #103 8:57PM
The dolls! πŸ‘€ - missariel33  1617.1 #82 8:01PM
I spend too much $$ on Disney purses. luxkitty can you relate? Lol - apesandmonkeys  7554.5 #5 9:43PM
Yep @apesandmonkeys lol - luxkitty  1922.2 #68 5:01PM
 Spend too much on everything!  πŸ˜‚ - MeridaFan  3441.0 #28 3:06PM
Shhh!😳😳don't tell my husband πŸ˜‚ - 2BeignetOrNot2Beignet  950.0 #161 10:00PM
Thank you Admin, for the Costco iTunes card tip and for the generous double credits which, if my math is correct, were actually quadrupled somehow! I'm stunned and grateful.  - MelodyMouse  3477.5 #27 8:20AM
@luxkitty bumped you off sorry πŸ˜‚ - draven898  471.5 #392 1:49PM
Awww man! I gotta step my game up now! Lol - luxkitty  1922.2 #68 2:13PM

The Season Two cover is revealed through an epic trailer--a tribute to Walt Disney. Check it out below and go here to get more info on MouseWait's hit series Deadliest Cast Member. Follow us on Facebook here

Looks good - Chumash28  1069.6 #142 4:48PM
How exciting! Always love your trailers! - Duchess_SMK  5778.4 #14 7:42AM
I can't wait to start reading this.  - grumpypapa  2612.4 #39 7:23PM
When oh when will this be available on iTunes?!?! I have never finished a book so quickly. I am rereading it with my son while anxiously waiting for season 2 to be iTunes ready. Please hurry! - snitsos  26.7 #5612 9:54PM

DISNEYLAND PARK:

Casey Jr. reopens Dec. 19
Storybook Land Canal Boats reopen Dec. 19


DISNEY CALIFORNIA ADVENTURE:

Boudin Bakery Tour

Awesome! Can't wait! - PrincessDaisy  307.5 #779 8:33AM
Did anyone ride Canal Boats today? Anything to report? - MelodyMouse  3477.5 #27 9:10PM
Did you see the photos yesterday, they have the canal ride  frozen land where old mill was. - secretagentangel  1305.1 #103 2:39PM

Thanked by:   Tom   carminaire   kimdis  
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  886.4 #175 3:13PM
Got it! More than halfway thru it! It's a lot of fun!!!πŸ‘πŸ‘βœ¨βœ¨ - TinkerSchelle  1200.6 #119 10:53PM
- mckelfam  32.0 #5201 8:46PM
Loooooved it! - melissa_ficent  318.5 #722 9:57PM

Our Favorite Things: This is a list of the top things added to our popular ToDo List feature inside the app (based on the number of times added to a ToDo List):

Popular Restaurants : 1. Big Thunder Ranch BBQ
2. Blue Bayou 31 rue royal
3. Cafe Orleans

Popular Events :1. Mickey and the Magical Map Dec 28, 2014 show time : Fantasyland

2. A Christmas Fantasy Parade Dec 28, 2014 show time :

3. Disneyland Band Dec 28, 2014 show time : Main Street, U.S.A.


Popular Attractions :1. Pirates of the Caribbean
2. Indiana Jones Adventure 46"
3. Haunted Mansion Holiday


New Orleans Square attractions are best.  - CM_Shadowgamer  2375.0 #49 7:23PM
 I agree,for life - bonedaddy909  1173.0 #125 6:56AM
Completely agree!!!       - adisneyfamily  722.4 #224 10:23AM
Gotta love NOS!    - grumpypapa  2612.4 #39 4:12AM
Nooooo captain EO needs to go! - hairdog67  258.6 #1158 4:17PM
Agreed! - KingdomKeeper1210  29.0 #0 3:17PM
What!!?? Nooooo!!!! - CaptainEOlove  4.6 #17969 12:40PM
I still have yet to eat at big thunder! What's your favorite thing to eat there??  - littleone  244.3 #1309 4:19PM
Make reservations!  They were full when we went. So bummed I missed it.  - TinyDancerTay  25.6 #5732 4:56PM
Everything is delicious in the all-you-can-eat barbecue meal there,  but last time, we just went to share the huge cookie/ice cream dessert. Worth it! - YoPirate  27.5 #5552 5:11PM
Agree!!! - bondfamluvsdisney  2.0 #56352 9:54PM

Here is the Overall Quality Top 10 real-time list. Follow these MouseWaiters for great content:

1. CobbPR
6504

2. uscdisneyteacher
5585

3. Dave
4710

4. BaseballMickey_CM
4639

5. Stitch_Legacy
4402

6. Duchess_SMK
4385

7. ElSuperRaton
4195

8. Plumiegirl
3990

9. LoneRAYnger
3609

10. HandMeAChurroImmaFaint
3459



SEE THE TOP 100

Take me to your Quality Leaders - MelodyMouse  3477.5 #27 1:04PM
Phillip is on another list! My hit list! - SnoopMousyMouse  41.4 #0 1:41PM
Them is fighting words - philliprocks  905.4 #172 1:57PM
It's not nice to hit  - Sweet_Irish_Cream  3872.8 #25 6:41PM
But sometimes he deserves it! - SnoopMousyMouse  41.4 #0 10:00AM
He throws Rocks doe - RickChavez  3276.1 #31 3:07PM
Anyone here in DL today would like some company for a few hours? - jamesmuller8  0.0 #64324 1:07PM
Soo nice you asked, I wish I were there now, will be later though - TinkerbellRings  1.4 #59756 9:29AM
πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ - MeridaFan  3441.0 #28 3:40PM

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  1025.7 #152 6:41PM
I will announce the December tournament date this week. - Admin 11:58PM
Can't wait! - sawman911  665.3 #251 6:30PM
Sounds fun!! - HappyPrincess  25.0 #5804 10:48AM
I have the app so if anyone wants to play a game with me :-) - nelcamp90  29.5 #5379 7:12PM
Just invited you to play - Goofytom  1025.7 #152 1:21PM

Here are the top 10 News Contributors:

1. BaseballMickey_CM
6374.28

2. Stitch_Legacy
4990.32

3. RickChavez
3276.12

4. ScooterMike
1961.66

5. SPandEvLover
3109.4

6. IDVandalSkipperCM
2213.42

7. caramiapoohAKAface
3256.38

8. Dave
11843

9. Duchess_SMK
5778.38

10. JustCantWait
1115



SEE TOP 50 NEWS CONTRIBUTORS

Thank you everyone! You do a great job keeping us in the know and making MW a must have for Disney info!!! - Boundin  537.0 #332 10:33PM
Seriously, thank you so much! Being that we can only afford to go a couple times a year, this helps keep my Disneyland "craving" in balance  - apesandmonkeys  7554.5 #5 3:47PM
Yes!  Same here.   - DisLUVney  556.1 #318 2:36PM
  - Ray1man  57.4 #4174 8:36PM
newsies! - MelodyMouse  3477.5 #27 9:02AM

La Brea Bakery is the Official Restaurant of MouseWait! Thank you for supporting our partners. Join us Tuesdays 8pm at La Brea for Sticker Night. La Brea offers MouseWaiters a 15% discount during official MouseWait Meetups (Sticker Nights every Tuesday night, and other meetups that we announce in the Lounge).

Yay! Thanks for joining this awesome community! - simba77  311.6 #745 10:04PM
- luxkitty  1922.2 #68 3:11PM
  - MissSeaMonkey  160.5 #2427 11:59AM
Very cool! I can't wait to move back to CA so I can finally join the meet ups! - NeverlandTink  423.1 #452 4:45PM
πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘where are you guys living now? - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  4479.9 #20 1:37PM
Galveston TX right now.  Hopefully gonna me moving to the Corona or Riverside area in CA. How have you been HandMeAChurroImmaFaint - NeverlandTink  423.1 #452 1:38PM
Oh that will be a long drive but it will be worth it - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  4479.9 #20 5:54PM

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! 

How cool! Hmmmm now to find someone who needs tickets! - Shameekz  41.3 #4703 3:14PM
Does it include purchasing so cal resident discunted tickets? - HappyPrincess  25.0 #5804 11:49PM
Umm... Excellent question - BeatleMike  564.7 #313 11:23PM
Awesome - pamntink  36.0 #4961 10:54AM
Also doesn't include D23 memberships. ugh. - DLKenCA  1770.5 #75 8:57AM

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. MelodyMouse
303

2. WARLOCK
248

3. ShariRenee
241

4. HARR_E
210

5. goofygal
206

6. jacdanfan
181

7. Tom
136

8. Coaster
126

9. chads018
91

10. Plumiegirl
68

 

SEE THE TOP 100

Entering accurate wait times is hard work but a lot of fun and adds value to this app for the hundreds of people who have the app and only use it to see wait times, like I did when I first got the appΒ  - MelodyMouse  3477.5 #27 2:44PM
Thanks everyone! Β I always do wait times when I'm there but you guys are awesome to do this so consistently and every visit, it shows how much you care to help the rest of us!!😘😘:):D - secretagentangel  1305.1 #103 12:26PM

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  2612.4 #39 8:38PM
Thank you for reading! - Admin  6:26PM
I love the cover of this!  I just started reading it this morning.  - MeridaFan  3441.0 #28 1:25PM
Thank you! We put a lot of work into that cover to get it just right. - Admin  2:00PM
- MissAmericaSings  358.0 #577 5:36PM
Loved watching this video now I want the book!! - missdisney925  114.7 #3168 3:08PM

GOAT EFFECT is finally here for iOS! #SaveTheGoat by knocking the dynamite out of his mouth and see how high you can run your score up! Press on your High Score on the main page to see where you rank in Game Center. Have fun!

- jacdanfan  7560.6 #4 7:44PM
- MadameLeota  1840.2 #72 1:06PM
- FanOfJack  138.3 #2771 12:25PM
- BibbidiBobbidiMe  102.8 #3371 5:55PM


 
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.

I bought the paper copy for myself and 2 copies of season one for christmas gifts!  LOVE THIS BOOK!!! - snitsos  26.7 #5612 5:28PM
- luxkitty  1922.2 #68 12:00AM
Thanks for the sticker!!!luxkitty - GoofyMom77  640.0 #265 12:19PM
- NascarDave  295.0 #845 6:30PM
- richiii3  303.7 #795 9:08AM

Here are the Top 10 MouseWaiters of All-Time:

1. Coaster
14847.5

2. Dave
11843

3. Plumiegirl
8312.59

4. jacdanfan
7560.6

5. apesandmonkeys
7554.48

6. Tom
7477.28

7. goofygal
7379.18

8. uscdisneyteacher
7223.13

9. CobbPR
6884.62

10. Bullseye
6682.33


Mr.7, that was fast. And I think it's been less than a year since you joined right? Thanks for sharing your talent with us - philliprocks  905.4 #172 6:08PM
Haha - SnoopMousyMouse  41.4 #0 12:33PM
Number 6 now - philliprocks  905.4 #172 2:09PM
5* - AshleyRae-  121.5 #3038 3:25PM
Thank you for your contributions! - Song  1548.0 #86 11:18AM
What about me??? πŸ˜‚πŸ˜­πŸ˜ͺπŸ˜‚πŸ˜­πŸ˜­πŸ˜ͺπŸ˜‹ - Kayoss  82.7 #3668 6:02AM
Kayoss you aren't easily forgotten. Just mention the words bus ride. - Dizkid  353.9 #588 8:15PM

unFORECAST (BETA) is here! Top MouseWaiters giving you the rundown of what's happening at the Disneyland Resort. Automated crowd prediction calendars are worthless--the UNFORECAST is where it's at!

unForecast for week of December 22, 2014:

Park Hours: DL: 8am-12am (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday-Sunday) 8am-11pm (Wednesday); DCA: 8am-11pm (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday-Sunday), 8am-10pm (Wednesday).

Reminder to check out the new "Freeze the Night", apart of Frozen Fun in Hollywood Land every night. 

unForecast Crowd Prediction: Expect it to be busy this week, Monday and Tuesday, with CIs in the 80s in Disneyland Park and in the 70s in DCA. Christmas Eve and Christmas Day are hard to predict, crowd wise, as it is sometimes busy and sometimes crowded. Then expect it to be busy the rest of the weekend. 

Merry Christmas!  - BaseballMickey_CM Dec 22, 2014 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  351.6 #595 5:39PM
I agree. I think it has to do with most passes being blocked - PoohSizedGuy  18.5 #6735 11:53PM
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  114.1 #3182 5:08AM
I second this. The info is great to have, but it's too long.  - 1HitchhikingGhost  215.0 #1689 5:04PM
Thanks for these updates. I love them!  - Dizkid  353.9 #588 6:07PM
It's Dance the Magic this weekend-always adds to the crowds too!!! - TinkerSchelle  1200.6 #119 8:23PM

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