4783.2 #23 (DL Qual #164

Jan 23, 2012 10:00 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Those contemplating on quitting: Don't. Believe me, I was in the same position as you, but I reached out in a meetup and made some friends for LIFE. Yes, LIFE! Just last night, after the buzz meetup, I spoke with a MWer last night and he told me that the app has changed his life and made DL a much more enjoyable place to hang out. There are people, here, with common passions for Disney. 13 or 40, people act like kids. Love to wear those big sorcerer hats? So do we!!!! We love filling up a pirates boat or a jungle boat, or blasting Zurg away, many things that a MW meetup can offer. We may seem harsh, but in person, we are completely different people for the better. So, if you're a lurker or a former MWer, I encourage you to attend one of our meetups and see MW for yourself. Admin has created an amazing app and I would hate for you to miss out on potential relationships that can change your life. I wouldn't ask you to do something that I wouldn't do. Just give it one more chance. #peaceout #openforum

I am breaking my month-long silence with this reply. That was very well said. The problem is...first impressions made with bad humor or sarcasm, chastising a new member because they saturate the rooms with photos, or they ask the wrong question. Repeatedly, veteran members will reply to these posts with "oh, lawdy!" Or "pass the popcorn". That is a huge put off the the newer members. As for the folks that haven't been on very long AND don't get to the parks as often as most, the attitude is "Your not us, so don't speak to us" or you don't come to the meet-ups, so you have no idea about us". Well guess what, with attitude, I don't want to know you. I have not met one single solitary MW member, yet some I love like a sibling. Others, eh, not so much. The air of Disnobbery some folks have is just too much to stomach, and that is a major turn off for ALOT of folks. If people stop participating on MW, there will be no reason for MW. I don't want to see it, you don't want to see it. People need to understand we are all in this together. Humor, if correctly passed on, is great. Sarcasm and mean spiritedness is not. Thank you! - SorcererBHhaha  409.0 #514 10:20PM
"Assume positive intent." - John  312.1 #783 10:24PM
Great points and Disnobbery is now my new favorite word! - cynDOLEwhip  1175.5 #139 10:27PM
I liked your comment. Well said. :) - L0VECINDERELLA  10.7 #9807 10:32PM
Your concerns are noted. Some people convey their words differently than others. - BCC  4783.2 #23 10:34PM
really good points! it's the "strong personalities" that made me nervous about attending my first meetup last night, especially because i get shy (and awkward) when meeting new people. but i'm glad i went because nyghtngale, latruce, sassie_cass, and ashleylynn22 were so welcoming and friendly! couldn't have met ya'll without MW :D - thinkhApPytHoughts  223.8 #1620 10:56PM
I'll divulge you a secret. When we were taking the photo, who was the one that said "Do something funny!!!" and started jumping around like a coffee bean? - BCC  4783.2 #23 10:57PM
A theme park? - Alicewhoareyou  2067.8 #69 11:15PM
Amen BHhaha! - Disney4ever55  205.0 #1868 11:25PM
Great points! Awesomely well put. - USCVivian  193.6 #2008 1:56PM
It is good to see your name again :) - BooEve123  800.9 #216 1:58PM
Amen!!! - NurseKatey  325.9 #718 2:26PM
It was nice meeting you too Thinkhappythoughts! 😊 You're so sweet! The way you walked up to us and said hi I'm new was awesome! Hope you had fun! - Nyghtngale  570.9 #335 2:31PM
Thank you :) - disneyfan46  334.9 #677 10:38PM
I think that BCC was trying to say something positive and encouraging, and your reply BHhaha just fuels the divide. There are many, many people on this app. Everybody is not going to get along, or like each other, or have the same sense of humor. You don't find sarcasm funny, I do, the world won't end. And what happens in this lounge is off putting, if you aren't capable of being on an online forum. And pointing fingers at the veterans of this app is old. I've met many of them, and they are some of the nicest, most genuine people I've met. And for the record, the "oh lawdy" and "pass the popcorn" comments are not all from veterans. This lounge is customizable. Use the block feature, use the RP feature and move on. Drama is found were you look for it. And the friendships I have made here, are what keeps me coming back. - DisneyFanZoe  1235.1 #129 11:03PM
Exactly what I was going to say! The veterans are barely posting anymore, and I prefer to think of it as witty banter anyway. - Missshelly  698.3 #259 11:08PM
Back then was a lot worse. You remember. - BCC  4783.2 #23 11:09PM
Yes. - Spoonful_O_Sugar  600.8 #319 11:10PM
Right. And I don't see any of them posting threads and complaining about the new people and how annoying they are, or they're such cry babies and they do this, and that. Everytime you turn around there is someone who is not capable of logic, complaining about how mean people are, how horrible the OGs are... It's a ridiculous double standard. - DisneyFanZoe  1235.1 #129 11:13PM
Actually, my intent was not to fan any flames. If that is what you took from it, I am sorry. I was trying to convey the frustrations new members, and some older ones, feel when making a posting faux pas. People, of all rank levels, say things they think are funny, but come across as mean spirited, but the newer members, for the most part, are only doing to curry favor of those with a higher ranking. By the way, how is the MW cookbook coming along? - SorcererBHhaha  409.0 #514 7:47AM
I'm sure it's not intentional, but it inevitably causes more issues. I'm surprised you remembered! Nobody else seems too... It's stalled, I recieved very little. I'll try again soon, since we have a new crop of people. Thank you for asking! 😊 - DisneyFanZoe  1235.1 #129 12:36PM
DZF you are so right! Plus the ranks do no make someone a veteran... These days it's so easy to get a high rank!! - UrsulasTwin  323.7 #732 2:13PM
There are two things that a lot of people fail to realize about MW: 1) it's a "democratic" chat room, meaning that there aren't any moderators. Users report posts and try to keep things up to standard themselves. Yep, there's a lot of sarcasm, but in the whole, most of these users are genuinely trying to help the lounge stay the way admin intended--instead they often get unfairly called bullies or jerks for merely trying to refer people to the FAQs. 2) the Lounge is completely customizable with the block and RP buttons, so you have 100% control over what you see. If you get sucked into drama and let it get you down, it's your own fault, lol. - Spoonful_O_Sugar  600.8 #319 10:48PM
I feel like I've seen this same thread about 872 times now.. - KelBelle  453.2 #451 10:31PM
Yeah, posted by new folks. This is posted by someone who's seen EVERYTHING. - BCC  4783.2 #23 10:33PM
I'm thinking it might be more than that 😜 - LBChica  2355.8 #56 10:33PM
If people are getting chased off, I think it should continue to be said. If the snark on new members continues, so should the hang in there posts. - cynDOLEwhip  1175.5 #139 10:35PM
Does anyone else only read the first two sentences?? - dug_one  2394.9 #53 10:35PM
And I feel like I have to say this 872 times: "If you don't like it, scroll." - BCC  4783.2 #23 10:35PM
dug_one πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - KelBelle  453.2 #451 10:38PM
And as long as its a issue you will hear it 873 times and more until it chills down just a tad in here its getting out of hand - MikaDreamsEverythingDisney  249.1 #1302 10:42PM
This post was not formed because of any drama. It was formed because I was contemplating on what was said to me no less than 24 hours ago. - BCC  4783.2 #23 10:45PM
Well said BCC - MikaDreamsEverythingDisney  249.1 #1302 10:47PM
Very well said BCC! - dlmickeymouseCM  2404.5 #52 10:01PM
Agree - SUUZinOCretiredPLAID  1035.8 #167 10:04PM
Ya know, I agree with y'all, but I haven't met anyone yet because I live in bay area and don't get to the parks often. But, I look forward to meeting a lot of you. You seem kind to each other and I get the sarcasm because that's my sense of humor. I don't let it get me down - Sharkgrrl19  248.7 #1309 10:38PM
Have I already said how great this post is? I think so, but I am going to say it again. Accentuate the positive...eliminate the negative.  - Jewelz  557.9 #344 10:48PM
Well said mister! - LBChica  2355.8 #56 10:02PM
Didn't miss anything actually. I was contemplating a conversation I had last night w/ a MWer. This community makes memories just like Disneyland and I'm so humbled to be a part of this wonderful place. - BCC  4783.2 #23 10:03PM
Sorry, I edited my comment. But thanks for responding to what I originally said πŸ˜‰ - LBChica  2355.8 #56 10:05PM
No worries. I'll keep it there. - BCC  4783.2 #23 10:06PM
Reading is hard. - MagicalCaprice  480.7 #414 10:36PM
word - PinkElephants  745.7 #237 10:38PM
words are hard - PinkElephants  745.7 #237 10:41PM
Do you get the headaches too? - MagicalCaprice  480.7 #414 10:43PM
So.Many.Words - Kari_Bo_Berry  361.5 #597 10:50PM
ya...my granes - PinkElephants  745.7 #237 10:50PM
You have drain bramage? - BCC  4783.2 #23 10:53PM
mes - PinkElephants  745.7 #237 10:55PM
I was dropped as a child. Thanks for rehashing an old memory. - MagicalCaprice  480.7 #414 11:04PM
I'm pretty new to this community, but I want to say everyone has been nice to me so far. Granted I'm not asking questions or posting tons of pictures. I belong to a few different online communities and they all have their issues. I have made life long friends on other message boards and are greatful that these forums exist. - poppins101  5.3 #16799 1:48PM
Welcome you will do fine here. - vincentchase1  672.9 #279 1:49PM
I feel the same, I did stop after it seemed that is was more like snobbish groups. - disneyfanforever  33.4 #5361 2:44PM
CONFESSION: I had no clue what MW was when my hubby dragged me to our first meet up, had no clue what to expect. But I can tell you that I am so happy my hubby did. I have met some wonderful people here and some I consider friends. Ya there are some people here who go past sarcasm, but I just block them, I'm to old to deal w childish stuff like that. I refuse to be a 31yr old with a bully :) but honestly you guys make DL a whole lot better for me, its always fun :) -The Wife - HanLostLeia  1098.3 #155 11:11PM
I love this! I definitely want to go to a meet up when I have the chance to go back. Hopefully during spring break! I would love to meet some nice Disney fanatics =) hope to meet you! - kayceeb  167.3 #2381 11:14PM
Well said BCC! πŸ‘πŸ‘ - PrincessMacy  536.5 #367 10:03PM
Didn't miss anything actually. I was contemplating a conversation I had last night w/ a MWer. This community makes memories just like Disneyland and I'm so humbled to be a part of this wonderful place. - BCC  4783.2 #23 10:03PM
πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ - Krismiss  304.9 #833 10:04PM
Agree - SUUZinOCretiredPLAID  1035.8 #167 10:04PM
Here here! Well said.
- Ricko19  818.1 #211 10:04PM
Sorry, I edited my comment. But thanks for responding to what I originally said πŸ˜‰ - LBChica  2355.8 #56 10:05PM
Well said!!! - Boundin  614.3 #310 10:05PM
Well said, BCC!  Thanks for putting it so eloquently!
- IDVandalSkipperCM  2407.5 #51 10:05PM
Nicely put BCC! - Jewelz  557.9 #344 10:06PM
No worries. I'll keep it there. - BCC  4783.2 #23 10:06PM
yes! said perfectly! If you read this! Please join the fun! - Armenda  1154.6 #144 10:06PM
Very well said, BCC! I don't think anyone on the app should let the words some other people write on here get them down. There are genuinely kind-hearted people on this app who mean no harm and don't deserve to be type-casted as a negative person. - rbeezy  703.0 #256 10:07PM
Now we have cults? First an elite group now this, man I'm missing out! - LBChica  2355.8 #56 10:08PM
Thank You! - bugsmom1208  216.3 #1720 10:09PM
Wow, I guess posts to encourage can still attract some sort of negativity. It is a free country, so say what you will. $$ should be secondary to forming relationships. That's all I have to say. - BCC  4783.2 #23 10:09PM
And I'm sure Admin is grateful for the money he does make, but I think him and his family (as well as others and myself) have made friendships that are priceless - LBChica  2355.8 #56 10:09PM
I have my moments. - BCC  4783.2 #23 10:12PM
I agree. I went to my first meet up on Saturday and I had the best time ever! People may say mean things on here but don't let that stop any of you from coming to a meet up. - JazzSingingMermaid  338.6 #665 10:13PM
Oh, now I understand the intention of your original post. I was confused for a second. - BCC  4783.2 #23 10:15PM
I agree BCC This app is priceless! Disneyland will never be the same for me. I felt it has made me a more confident, stronger and happier person. I love driving there, parking there and automatically bumping into a MWer and hanging with them. Large or small group it has been a life changing experience for me. I am so grateful to this app and for having the courage to put myself out there to meet the most amazing kindest people I will ever meet!! - MarshaMouse  4816.2 #22 10:15PM
It's technically a free app. ;) - BCC  4783.2 #23 10:19PM
It's technically a free app. ;) - BCC  4783.2 #23 10:19PM
"Assume positive intent." - John  312.1 #783 10:24PM
Yeah; people should stop being big babies. - John  312.1 #783 10:25PM
I've been on MW for awhile now... There has been and always will be people who don't see eye to eye, that happens every day in life in general. As much as we all would love to get along this is like any online forum where there will be different opinions, personalities, and sense of humors. - LBChica  2355.8 #56 10:25PM
Since we're a cult now...can we get uniforms?? - dug_one  2394.9 #53 10:26PM
Nicely said BCC! It was nice to finally meet you last night! - SueBayou  2019.0 #70 10:27PM
Geez, I still haven't met BCC! - LBChica  2355.8 #56 10:27PM
i met him at my first MW meet up, he is a pretty cool robot. - chris.  2511.0 #48 10:29PM
I was soo sure he wasn't real!πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - SueBayou  2019.0 #70 10:52PM
Great points and Disnobbery is now my new favorite word! - cynDOLEwhip  1175.5 #139 10:27PM
Geez, I still haven't met BCC! - LBChica  2355.8 #56 10:27PM
i met him at my first MW meet up, he is a pretty cool robot. - chris.  2511.0 #48 10:29PM
I'll bring the special kool-aid..... - Alex  307.3 #822 10:30PM
You can't get along with everyone... Fundamental truth of thousands of personalities mixed in. - BCC  4783.2 #23 10:31PM
You should've seen me two years ago. - BCC  4783.2 #23 10:31PM
I liked your comment. Well said. :) - L0VECINDERELLA  10.7 #9807 10:32PM
Yeah, posted by new folks. This is posted by someone who's seen EVERYTHING. - BCC  4783.2 #23 10:33PM
I'm thinking it might be more than that 😜 - LBChica  2355.8 #56 10:33PM
Your concerns are noted. Some people convey their words differently than others. - BCC  4783.2 #23 10:34PM
If people are getting chased off, I think it should continue to be said. If the snark on new members continues, so should the hang in there posts. - cynDOLEwhip  1175.5 #139 10:35PM
Does anyone else only read the first two sentences?? - dug_one  2394.9 #53 10:35PM
And I feel like I have to say this 872 times: "If you don't like it, scroll." - BCC  4783.2 #23 10:35PM
I think I will quit now... - PinkElephants  745.7 #237 10:36PM
lol - VfxGenie  1556.0 #99 12:30PM
dug_one πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - KelBelle  453.2 #451 10:38PM
BCC your awesome! Great post - MikaDreamsEverythingDisney  249.1 #1302 10:38PM
beautifully said, BCC! this makes me excited to meet you one day at a meet-up. :) - nicoleface  1752.6 #87 10:38PM
I'll still be illusive. - BCC  4783.2 #23 10:55PM
okay i hope to someday possibly maybe see you at a meet-up and have no idea who you are. deal? - nicoleface  1752.6 #87 11:22PM
word - PinkElephants  745.7 #237 10:38PM
Out of respect for Admin, could you not refer to him as "the dude". - caramiapoohAKAface  3860.3 #31 10:38PM
well said!! this app is incredibly intimidating at first but all disney lovers should feel welcome. if they have a sense of humor anyway - missgoofy  371.6 #576 10:38PM
words are hard - PinkElephants  745.7 #237 10:41PM
DrinkUp what are you talking about, your one of the worst on here at leaving a sarcastic comment on nearly every post! You've been around what a month and have managed to PO umpteen people! How are you helping admin in any way, shape or form? - donnievegas  1132.6 #149 10:42PM
And as long as its a issue you will hear it 873 times and more until it chills down just a tad in here its getting out of hand - MikaDreamsEverythingDisney  249.1 #1302 10:42PM
Do you get the headaches too? - MagicalCaprice  480.7 #414 10:43PM
STOP. This post is NOT for THAT. PERIOD. - BCC  4783.2 #23 10:43PM
This post was not formed because of any drama. It was formed because I was contemplating on what was said to me no less than 24 hours ago. - BCC  4783.2 #23 10:45PM
At least pass him a white russian - Kari_Bo_Berry  361.5 #597 10:46PM
I thought jersey shore was on Thursday nights - UCLA1  23.1 #6398 10:46PM
Well said BCC - MikaDreamsEverythingDisney  249.1 #1302 10:47PM
I'm glad to see you stress that MWers are great in person and that whole aspect is a new and exciting experience. We all have our moments but I feel like there are few out there that seem to truly be cruel or bullies. I look forward to meeting MWers on our next trip and while there has been a learning curve, I hope people do power through it and learn to appreciate what we have here. Some grace on new members through that learning curve would be nice but I know it can be hard when you've been around long enough to see something hundreds of times. - cynDOLEwhip  1175.5 #139 10:47PM
I like the word umpteen - KelBelle  453.2 #451 10:47PM
Donnie, thank you for actually speaking up about this. :) - flukefan  270.5 #1100 10:50PM
So.Many.Words - Kari_Bo_Berry  361.5 #597 10:50PM
ya...my granes - PinkElephants  745.7 #237 10:50PM
Yout right BCC, when I start getting frustrates than somethings wrong so maybe im the problem and need a break. - donnievegas  1132.6 #149 10:51PM
I was soo sure he wasn't real!πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - SueBayou  2019.0 #70 10:52PM
I've been in the same boat, friend. You're not alone. - BCC  4783.2 #23 10:52PM
You have drain bramage? - BCC  4783.2 #23 10:53PM
mes - PinkElephants  745.7 #237 10:55PM
I'll still be illusive. - BCC  4783.2 #23 10:55PM
really good points! it's the "strong personalities" that made me nervous about attending my first meetup last night, especially because i get shy (and awkward) when meeting new people. but i'm glad i went because nyghtngale, latruce, sassie_cass, and ashleylynn22 were so welcoming and friendly! couldn't have met ya'll without MW :D - thinkhApPytHoughts  223.8 #1620 10:56PM
I'll divulge you a secret. When we were taking the photo, who was the one that said "Do something funny!!!" and started jumping around like a coffee bean? - BCC  4783.2 #23 10:57PM
Nicely said! ( it did take me an hour to scroll past thou! πŸ˜‚) I do love how you remind everyone to be friendly. We all need reminders sometimes! - Minnis2Society  369.9 #580 10:59PM
This isn't the last. Believe me. Change starts with you. - BCC  4783.2 #23 10:59PM
so profound! - PinkElephants  745.7 #237 11:05PM
Man in the Mirror - I try to live these lyrics. - PrincessDuckie  859.9 #203 11:05PM
This isn't the last. Believe me. Change starts with you. - BCC  4783.2 #23 10:59PM
I was dropped as a child. Thanks for rehashing an old memory. - MagicalCaprice  480.7 #414 11:04PM
so profound! - PinkElephants  745.7 #237 11:05PM
Man in the Mirror - I try to live these lyrics. - PrincessDuckie  859.9 #203 11:05PM
Exactly what I was going to say! The veterans are barely posting anymore, and I prefer to think of it as witty banter anyway. - Missshelly  698.3 #259 11:08PM
Back then was a lot worse. You remember. - BCC  4783.2 #23 11:09PM
Yes. - Spoonful_O_Sugar  600.8 #319 11:10PM
Dugs comments literally made me lol! Love that you're in the lounge more! - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4399.5 #27 11:11PM
Right. And I don't see any of them posting threads and complaining about the new people and how annoying they are, or they're such cry babies and they do this, and that. Everytime you turn around there is someone who is not capable of logic, complaining about how mean people are, how horrible the OGs are... It's a ridiculous double standard. - DisneyFanZoe  1235.1 #129 11:13PM
A theme park? - Alicewhoareyou  2067.8 #69 11:15PM
okay i hope to someday possibly maybe see you at a meet-up and have no idea who you are. deal? - nicoleface  1752.6 #87 11:22PM
Amen BHhaha! - Disney4ever55  205.0 #1868 11:25PM
Actually, my intent was not to fan any flames. If that is what you took from it, I am sorry. I was trying to convey the frustrations new members, and some older ones, feel when making a posting faux pas. People, of all rank levels, say things they think are funny, but come across as mean spirited, but the newer members, for the most part, are only doing to curry favor of those with a higher ranking. By the way, how is the MW cookbook coming along? - SorcererBHhaha  409.0 #514 7:47AM
lol - VfxGenie  1556.0 #99 12:30PM
I'm sure it's not intentional, but it inevitably causes more issues. I'm surprised you remembered! Nobody else seems too... It's stalled, I recieved very little. I'll try again soon, since we have a new crop of people. Thank you for asking! 😊 - DisneyFanZoe  1235.1 #129 12:36PM
Welcome you will do fine here. - vincentchase1  672.9 #279 1:49PM
Great points! Awesomely well put. - USCVivian  193.6 #2008 1:56PM
It is good to see your name again :) - BooEve123  800.9 #216 1:58PM
DZF you are so right! Plus the ranks do no make someone a veteran... These days it's so easy to get a high rank!! - UrsulasTwin  323.7 #732 2:13PM
Amen!!! - NurseKatey  325.9 #718 2:26PM
It was nice meeting you too Thinkhappythoughts! 😊 You're so sweet! The way you walked up to us and said hi I'm new was awesome! Hope you had fun! - Nyghtngale  570.9 #335 2:31PM
I know I sometimes need a reminder to tone down my joking. Not everyone knows my personality! Thanks for posting this BCC! - Nyghtngale  570.9 #335 2:34PM
I agree! Living in Canada, MW is my only way to DL each day away from six kids! Even if it's a few mins, I am reminded of the inner child in me who loves to play and this app takes me to my "fun" place! I love to just see whats goin' on and say hi to numerous MW app friends. ( i have yet to meet a MW at the parks!)Many MW have given wise and comforting words when I first joined last April, two months after my Dad passed away. Thanks to all of you I am not as depressed as I could have been through that difficult time ,and I can offer the same consoling words and reach out to others who are going through the same loss. THANK YOU MW's!!!! - calidream1  397.5 #534 2:36PM
Thank you :) - disneyfan46  334.9 #677 10:38PM
I love this! I definitely want to go to a meet up when I have the chance to go back. Hopefully during spring break! I would love to meet some nice Disney fanatics =) hope to meet you! - kayceeb  167.3 #2381 11:14PM

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unFORECAST for the week of August 24, 2015
Summer is over, according to the Disneyland Resort calendar. Hours have been reduced for the first time since summer began (Disneyland & DCA closes at 10pm M-TH). Most Orange County schools are back in session today, which usually points to smaller crowds. Looking back at MouseWait's Historical Crowd Index (available in our new MagicPlan iOS Calendar), this week last year averaged in the low 60s (approx 60% capacity) -- it even dipped into the 50s on some days. This data points to lower crowds this week. If you've been waiting for the summer madness to end, this might be your week to hit the Parks! 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 Aug 24, 2015 11:03AM



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  493.4 #401 5:39PM
I agree. I think it has to do with most passes being blocked - PoohSizedGuy  18.6 #7154 11:53PM
Saturday's rule! One of the perks of a premium pass!  - snappy  399.0 #532 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  162.1 #2468 5:08AM
I second this. The info is great to have, but it's too long.  - 1HitchhikingGhost  239.8 #1421 5:04PM
summer surely has been very busy!  - MarshaMouse  4816.2 #22 12:18AM
I was there this week, Tues, Wed.,Thur. Very hot and muggy. Long lines except single rider lines were great. Because we had 3 days we didn't mind waiting in line. It's so fun to people watch while you wait. We had a great time. Can't wait until next time to go back. - Popcorn  9.4 #10649 9:33AM

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  1636.4 #96 4:48PM
Spent $490 on it the other day - CVDisneyland  388.1 #548 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 #4136 12:06AM
I will do this next time I'm on Amazon! - DisneyLov3r  10.0 #0 5:02PM

Here are the recent wait time leaders:

July: MelodyMouse 417.38
May: MelodyMouse 640.08
April: WARLOCK 228.33
March: HARR_E 290.27
February: jacdanfan 251.32
January: ShariRenee 246.23
December: MelodyMouse 303.05
November: MelodyMouse 410.98
October: jacdanfan 189.98

 Everyone for making   - Boundin  614.3 #310 10:21PM
That's awesome but like me a lot of ppl can't enter wait times I can't ever open or connect while in the park  - mickeyat78  1850.4 #82 5:39AM
Wow. Sorry to hear that. I'm on ATT and sometimes can't connect, tho it is rare - MelodyMouse  6450.0 #14 8:12PM
That's awesome but like me a lot of ppl can't enter wait times I can't ever open or connect while in the park  - mickeyat78  1850.4 #82 5:39AM
Wow. Sorry to hear that. I'm on ATT and sometimes can't connect, tho it is rare - MelodyMouse  6450.0 #14 8:12PM
great job! It's the wait times that brought me to this app. Thank you - Kimo  183.7 #2141 8:16PM

Here are the overall MouseRank leaders for the past 6 months:

July 2015: Winnie111286 463.58
May 2015: MelodyMouse 679.4
April 2015: Fantasmicfan1 466.89
March 2015: HARR_E 423.38
February 2015: Winnie111286 364.36
January 2015: ShariRenee 408.65
 

! - FrankenweenieVelinee  2355.3 #57 7:16AM
- MowgliLovesBaloo  65.1 #0 5:18PM
- LindseyanaJones  101.2 #3478 11:31AM
- XochiFryingPanWhoKnew  83.9 #3748 5:02PM

TOP 5 THINGS to do this week at the Disneyland Resort:

1. Watch the new "Paint the Night" parade 8:50 and 11pm nightly.

2. Watch the new "Disneyland Forever" Fireworks show at 9:30pm nightly.

3. See the new "World of Color" 9pm and 10:15pm nightly.

4. Try to find a "Made with Magic" wand or paintbrush which allow you to interact with select Disney experiences and merchandise. 

5. Look for the Word of the Day displayed outside of the theme park entrances (or in the MouseWait Lounge) and text the word between 7am and 10:59am Pacific to the shortcode listed on the sign. You must be at the Disneyland Resort to enter. If you win, you will be notified around 11am via text or phone. For more info go here

And don't forget about Food! Check out our real-time Food blog to see what's new at the Resort. POST YOUR IDEAS BELOW and they could make the weekly top 5!

Come to our la  Brea sticker meetup which starts early at 4 pm then come join MWers to watch PTN and Fireworks too!  - secretagentangel  2169.5 #65 11:59PM
was bummed i did not make it two weeks ago,  see you in aug! - MsTikiMermadam  432.1 #470 6:41PM
Checkβœ”οΈfinally completed the list! I think my favorite is the new fireworks shows!!! Gives me goosebumps and brings on the happy cry.  - MinnieMyLove  191.2 #2035 9:00AM
- piratemom  467.5 #432 12:50PM
I wish! Soon, very soon!! - MyMouseMickey32  150.2 #2642 4:56PM

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  409.4 #512 10:21PM
Thanks! I'm glad you liked it! - Admin  10:46AM
Where can I find the book please?  - sarahsanch  6.8 #13439 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  341.7 #657 4:20PM
Glad you like it! Season Two is coming in a few weeks! - Admin  11:52PM
- djmickeymouse  7.1 #0 6:51PM
  - mckelfam  36.7 #5150 9:48PM

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  1376.2 #112 9:42PM
  - jacdanfan  9353.5 #4 6:08AM
- Lilogirl1  121.2 #3122 4:26PM
Thanks! DW fans appreciate you! - LeighMouse  17.9 #0 7:58AM

Here are the Top 10 MouseWaiters of All-Time:

1. Coaster
16100.7

2. Dave
13191.3

3. Plumiegirl
9392.24

4. jacdanfan
9353.45

5. Tom
9152.48

6. goofygal
8983.27

7. uscdisneyteacher
7687.86

8. BaseballMickey_CM
7185.38

9. CobbPR
7122.15

10. Sonja
6794.36


Such great people on this list, many who doSo much for the app. 😍😍 - secretagentangel  2169.5 #65 2:09PM

DISNEYLAND PARK:

Innoventions reopens as Star Wars Launch Bay September 30
Haunted Mansion Aug 24-Sept 11
Space Mountain Sept 7-Sept 11
Pirates of the Caribbean Sept 14-Sept 30

DISNEY CALIFORNIA ADVENTURE:

Luigi's Rollickin Roadsters opens early 2016
 

Were visiting during the diamond celebration.  I'm so excited because all of our favorite rides will be open! - Dsc1983  16.2 #7670 10:53PM
Awesome! Can't wait! - PrincessDaisy  323.7 #733 8:33AM
Is the start wars launch bay date for certain or is that an estimate? Going in October  and would love to see it!  - Dawnsharks  76.0 #3893 4:11PM
Noooooo...missing HM by 3 days 😭 - MissMolly  1310.9 #119 8:35AM


 
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  636.2 #296 8:03PM
I bought the paper copy for myself and 2 copies of season one for christmas gifts!  LOVE THIS BOOK!!! - snitsos  30.0 #5640 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
I love Deadliest Cast Member! I'm glad there is season 2. I started at the most a month ago with season 1 and I'm almost done! - DisneyLov3r  10.0 #0 11:14PM
Both books are an  read!  I've read both numerous times and will re-read again before our Nov trip! - Dianat710  3.9 #23613 7:13PM

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


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  2169.5 #65 6:10PM
On Tuesday nights, duh!!!πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜© - secretagentangel  2169.5 #65 10:47PM
Thank You - suzieq65  67.0 #4093 6:20PM
We will be there in November - makeitbluesaysmerriwether  38.7 #5038 9:58AM
I'm gonna have a crowding meetup Presidents' Day weekend! Post to come!  - TinkerSchelle  1782.5 #85 5:42PM
I'll crowd with you  - LaPearleNoir  1638.1 #95 2:27PM
I ❀️ crowding meetups - bonedaddy909  1354.8 #113 12:29PM
Would love to come! - susanann  8.9 #10963 6:15PM
What day works best for you guys bonedaddy909 and susanann and LaPearleNoir? - TinkerSchelle  1782.5 #85 1:21PM
Any day Friday theough Monday works for me! - susanann  8.9 #10963 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 #113 7:09PM
Actually the 5k is May 6th, 10k May 7th and 1/2 on May 8th in 2016.  I am doing 5k and 10k. - barbwire  7.1 #0 10:42PM
are there any MW going to Mickeys Halloween Party 10/31?  It would be fun to meet up.  - kimm84  28.2 #0 11:24PM
I think there is a post for this. Try searching for it, and you'll find all kinds of information about this particular night. Have a great time!  - teach67  129.2 #2976 11:09AM
Look under cadaver call and then find the date on post. I think that night is posted by toarrispirate - secretagentangel  2169.5 #65 2:12AM

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

1. CobbPR
6727

2. uscdisneyteacher
6018

3. Dave
5576

4. BaseballMickey_CM
5546

5. Duchess_SMK
5049

6. Plumiegirl
4974

7. Stitch_Legacy
4712

8. HandMeAChurroImmaFaint
4440

9. ElSuperRaton
4197

10. Winnie111286
4038



SEE THE TOP 100

This list needs to be updated! Just saying😬 - MadameLeota  3388.4 #39 9:51PM
FINALLY!  Thank you!  - MadameLeota  3388.4 #39 2:34PM
is this just a standing thing? Never changes? - DarthFairy  112.6 #3297 8:06PM

TRIVILATOR 2.0 for iOS is here! We made it faster, easier to use, improved Random Games, fixed Push Notifications, added a Remove Ads option, new game packs, and we optmized it for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Get the complete run down on our new blog here. Get the new update in the App Store, or grab it here. Did you know you can play on the web or from any device via our web version? Tell your friends about the TRIVILATOR, and submit your questions so they (and you) can be featured inside the app. You can submit your questions here. Have fun!

- valj84DisneyDeppAddict  216.9 #1713 12:58PM
Hi, @@valj84DisneyAddict Hope you are having a wonderful Easter 🐣Come play Trivilator with me! - Moog  56.3 #4357 3:00PM
Yes! A wonderful day!  Hope yours is great too!!! I will look for you on Trivilator. πŸ˜πŸ‘ - valj84DisneyDeppAddict  216.9 #1713 3:27PM
Is it a game? - palomine96  20.6 #6776 11:58PM
Yes!  It's a separate app.  Come play! - Moog  56.3 #4357 8:58AM
- djmickeymouse  7.1 #0 10:08AM
I just re downloaded trivilator after a brief break from the losing stretch πŸ™ˆ feel free to add me! I am back and ready to play!  - LindseyanaJones  101.2 #3478 9:04AM


 
MONTHLY OVERALL REAL-TIME LEADERBOARD

1. MelodyMouse
514

2. Winnie111286
415.66

3. MadameLeota
319.46

4. grumpypapa
233.3

5. Plumiegirl
227.34

6. jacdanfan
222.89

7. secretagentangel
220.01

8. Dave
216.26

9. HARR_E
215.9

10. Coaster
212.22



SEE TOP 100 LEADERS


Thanked by:   Tom   FrankenweenieVelinee   JediKitty   DarthFairy  

Hey I'm finally on this list πŸ˜„πŸ‘πŸŽ‰ - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4399.5 #27 10:39PM
Your always on the list!!! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚list of what I don't know😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝. Jk - Fantasmicfan1  1376.2 #112 12:34PM
Love seeing everyone's pictures from Disneyland !! I know, we always have a good time :) - Lyssa2012  196.1 #1982 11:22PM
i am so glad i got to experience it,  but did not have to go thru it! - MsTikiMermadam  432.1 #470 5:56AM
After all of this time being away and I made the list - cyndaws  258.0 #1215 1:45AM
First time on the list!!!!! - Voycekids  30.4 #5604 10:37AM

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  1215.1 #132 6:41PM
I will announce the December tournament date this week. - Admin 11:58PM
Can't wait! - sawman911  705.5 #254 6:30PM
There should be a droid version of this. I. would love to play  - bryanjung1997  1.1 #66067 2:19PM
I end up deleting games while in progress due to opponents leaving me hanging FOR-EH-VER!!! - MommyandBash  201.3 #1907 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  719.1 #253 2:20PM

MouseWait COUNTDOWN for iOS is here! Countdown the days to your next Disneyland or Disney World trip with our images OR your pics! Your Countdown also displays on Apple Watch and is beautiful on iPhone 6 screens. Secure the discounted launch price for a limited time.

I have the countdown and I love it! - tree320  0.6 #0 9:26AM
Just got it! - Dizkid  370.2 #579 12:29PM
Love it!!My count down is 13 days.Yahoo Yippee!! - LorisMickeyEars60  21.5 #6627 3:13PM
Downloading it now.  - TrueFromOzLovesDisney  481.6 #413 4:18PM


 
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
504.8

2. MadameLeota
255.4

3. Coaster
212.17

4. goofygal
185.72

5. jacdanfan
166.52

6. Winnie111286
146.17

7. JPatDL
132.88

8. Brian
120.83

9. grumpypapa
95.12

10. toystory3
91.42

 

SEE THE TOP 100

Been in the Midwest much of August. Nice to see wait time warriors have been out there walking and working! - MelodyMouse  6450.0 #14 7:25AM
Hope you're having fun!! - secretagentangel  2169.5 #65 11:37PM

Thanked by:   goducksgo   boomom   catlikesmouse   suzieq65  
Follow the new MouseWait Blog for updates, how-tos, tips, contests, and more! 

Didn't know there was one. Yay - TrueFromOzLovesDisney  481.6 #413 4:20PM

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
31.63

2. Goofytom
11.96

3. mamabeam
6.96

4. beentoall
3.22

5. TiggerBelle
3.16

6. Moog
2.43

7. richiii3
1.95

8. Dolewhipped
1.03

9. DisneylandOrBust
0.95

10. DoomBuggy61
0.88

 

Yay @@Moog!!!! So great!  πŸ˜ - valj84DisneyDeppAddict  216.9 #1713 6:28PM
You sweet thing!  You crack me up!  I'm merely an apprentice being schooled by @@Tom!! - Moog  56.3 #4357 11:33AM
πŸ‘‹β€οΈ - Tom  9152.5 #5 11:47AM
Wtg @@DisneyMakesMeSmile and @@Moog ;) - otilegna  2314.6 #58 7:41PM
A major compliment from someone who hands me my you know what every game, @@otilegna 😜!!! - Moog  56.3 #4357 8:05PM
Yay !!!  - otilegna  2314.6 #58 9:42AM
Kind of shows anyone can play trivia and do well, newbie or veteran!πŸ˜€ - secretagentangel  2169.5 #65 1:33PM
i fail hard!!!! - DarthFairy  112.6 #3297 7:23PM
Finally on the list thanks to @@DisneyMakesMeSmile - beentoall  194.4 #0 11:31PM

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 #1862 1:26PM
What percentage saving are we looking at for being MouseWaiters? Is it better than a AAA discount.  - MoChuck  130.4 #2959 3:57PM
@Admin. I filled out a form for May 22nd.  I hope you got it. Thanks. - Winnie111286  4887.5 #21 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  11.0 #9651 5:02PM

Subscribe to the MouseWait Email NEWSletter for Disneyland and MouseWait news, and never miss an update! 

Nice pic!πŸ“· - Stitchcrazy62622  16.9 #7482 10:18PM
Oh how we miss you MSEP... 😩😩😩 - DisneyBallers  26.9 #5921 10:05PM
Awesome!! - stanvoodoo  19.0 #7060 7:25PM

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  249.8 #1295 9:59PM
How do you get discount on AP passes. Guessing use MOUSEWAIT - suzieq65  67.0 #4093 4:00PM
You get discounts on AP by renewing early. It's through Disney . They'll send you a card.  - secretagentangel  2169.5 #65 8:58PM
It says discount not available ... Maybe I'm doing it wrong? - gedi0614  30.5 #5597 12:13AM

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
70000

2. iLOVELUCYnDISNEY
63000

3. secretagentangel
62300

4. DisneyGrandma
51500

5. leopardditz2000
48500

6. DisLUVney
42500

7. debbiev
42250

8. MeridaFan
41630

9. MelodyMouse
40000

10. MinnieMyLove
38250

 

  Well done and congratulations.  Now I know how some people have so many stickers.  Keep up the good work:-) - beentoall  194.4 #0 2:55AM
#10 needs a pic bad! - DarthFairy  112.6 #3297 12:42PM
@DisLUVney, lol weren't we just talking about this haha - MinnieTinker  549.2 #352 8:58PM
I can't help myself....help me. πŸ˜‚ - DisLUVney  607.7 #313 9:23PM

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


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  3566.3 #37 8:38PM
Thank you for reading! - Admin  6:26PM
cant wait to read it - ebugsmama  18.1 #7249 10:32PM
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2.Winnie111286 158.25 #21  
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5.HARR_E 71.54 #29  
6.Coaster 66.8 #1  
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