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Jan 28, 2012 3:24 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
I need an honest answer. If the next Disneyland 1/2 marathon is in September and I can now run about 3 miles w/o walking, how hard will it be to be able to run 13 miles in the next 7 months? I've been working out a lot and I've always wanted to run a 1/2, plus my birthday is the day before and it would be such an awesome accomplishment! I think signing up now will give me the kick in the pants to be ready, but my husband (while trying to not be discouraging) thinks it's going to be REALLY tough. What do you think?

if it is too tough for you, you'll pick yourself up, dust yourself off, work out more, ready for the next challenge that comes your way, and do it again next year, knowing what to expect. never give up. all it takes is faith and trust.
- SoloSiyoNqoba  600.4 #302 3:27PM
That's awesome solo! Very true!! - MarshaMouse  4093.5 #25 3:51PM
i can be pretty wise beyond my years. - SoloSiyoNqoba  600.4 #302 3:53PM
Awesome advice! - Deltachiq  1223.1 #120 3:59PM
Great adviceπŸ‘ - ReachForTheSky  676.2 #249 4:28PM
A very wise and thoughtful answer. - jacdanfan  8086.5 #4 4:31PM
That's why I love that kid! Well that and the fact that he's my kid, but still. So wise! - DizGeek  453.6 #426 7:45PM
And a little bit of pixie dust. Awesome words Solo!! I'll make you some pixie dust and send it to you if you do the marathon. MW pinkie promise!!! - bugsmom1208  216.3 #1686 7:56PM
Thank you Solo! - Melliott  301.2 #821 10:17PM
That's plenty of time to train for a half marathon. You could be up to 10 miles in 2?months if you train right - Dave  12204.2 #2 3:30PM
If you can run 3 miles right now, you have a good base, providing you're otherwise in good health.  Remember, you can walk some of it if you need to--you don't have to run the whole 13.1.  You just have to keep a 16 minute/mile pace.  you definitely have enough time to train, though. - Spoonful_O_Sugar  569.4 #318 3:43PM
Yes and I definitely couldn't run the whole 13- unless God blesses me with superstar endurance before then. I just want to run as much as possible, and walk when needed. This has been a dream of mine for a long time and I think if I don't sign up now I'll just come up with excuses. - Melliott  301.2 #821 3:55PM
Most experts recommend you take walk breaks. Your finish time can actually be faster if you do this, rather than try to run the whole thing. - Mimmy  1442.3 #96 3:59PM
I know you can do it!!! Don't ever underestimate what your body can do. I went from not running to running 20 miles in 7 m. The tips I can give you is 1. Stretch stretch stretch 2. Do runners exercise focus on your core and legs also shoulders 3. Coconut water rather then sport drinks 4. The app Micoach. 5. Don't push your self to hard 6. Enjoy the journey not the finish. I will also be running that same race. I was training for the La Marathon a hurt my knee from pushing my self to hard,also stay away from running down hills. And get good shoes. Good luck - rubedog  23.6 #6079 4:02PM
You can run 20 miles in 7 minutes? - Mouse4life  1293.1 #110 4:47PM
I think he meant in 7 months, he built up to running 20 mileage. - Mimmy  1442.3 #96 5:05PM
Lol thank you Rubedog! - Melliott  301.2 #821 10:21PM
Think about joining a running group with a training program suited to different levels of fitness (like Running Room). Not only will they get you ready for a half, but will keep you motivated! At your current level, you'd be ready for a half in 13 weeks! - WonderfulthingaboutTiggers  244.2 #1327 6:56AM
Not that tough. If you end up walking half of it, who cares? You can do it. - Mouse4life  1293.1 #110 3:26PM
If you have the time to train I think you can do it! Remember you need at least a couple of hours on the weekend to run long distance between your training during the week. - JenInWonderland  1025.8 #157 3:30PM
If you have a treadmill start right away with the inlcine on at least 3, it really builds up the muscles around your ankles and knees that is important for long distance. Plus when you have to go a distance at a regular slop it will be much easier. Its hard at first but once you get used to it it has good results. - madsdad  1846.6 #74 3:33PM
incline - madsdad  1846.6 #74 3:33PM
Thanks! We just got rid of a broken treadmill, I'm wishing I had invested in a repairman instead. :/ - Melliott  301.2 #821 10:23PM
incline - madsdad  1846.6 #74 3:33PM
Train with intervals. Run for a few minutes and then walk for a few. Next thing you know 13 miles has gone by. Up the time of your intervals with time. 7 months is plenty of time to get there. - AKMouse  469.6 #407 3:36PM
You can absolutely do it. I followed the tink training guide which is a lot of 3 miles or 30 minute runs with long runs every other weekend working your mileage up to the 1/2 marathon. - supertracy  471.2 #402 3:49PM
I am definitely going to utilize any help I can find- I really need it! - Melliott  301.2 #821 10:22PM
That's awesome solo! Very true!! - MarshaMouse  4093.5 #25 3:51PM
i can be pretty wise beyond my years. - SoloSiyoNqoba  600.4 #302 3:53PM
Yes and I definitely couldn't run the whole 13- unless God blesses me with superstar endurance before then. I just want to run as much as possible, and walk when needed. This has been a dream of mine for a long time and I think if I don't sign up now I'll just come up with excuses. - Melliott  301.2 #821 3:55PM
You don't have to run the whole thing. A run/walk combo is perfect. If you cam run 3 miles straight, you will be fine!! My first 1/2, I went from practically no exercise to completing the race with 3 months of training. There are training plans to help you increase your mileage a mile per week. You've got plenty of time and will be able to do it! - Mimmy  1442.3 #96 3:57PM
Thank you Mimmy!! If you don't mind sharing any of those links w me I would so appreciate any help! - Melliott  301.2 #821 4:13PM
Absolutely!! I have a couple of training books to. My email address is in my profile. Send me an email so I can message you back with some info! - Mimmy  1442.3 #96 5:05PM
I will definitely do that, thank you so much! Are you running tomorrow? - Melliott  301.2 #821 7:35PM
I haven't trained properly, so I'll be walking mostly. But I plan to get that medal! :-) - Mimmy  1442.3 #96 7:54PM
Awesome advice! - Deltachiq  1223.1 #120 3:59PM
Most experts recommend you take walk breaks. Your finish time can actually be faster if you do this, rather than try to run the whole thing. - Mimmy  1442.3 #96 3:59PM
Thank you Mimmy!! If you don't mind sharing any of those links w me I would so appreciate any help! - Melliott  301.2 #821 4:13PM
Great adviceπŸ‘ - ReachForTheSky  676.2 #249 4:28PM
A very wise and thoughtful answer. - jacdanfan  8086.5 #4 4:31PM
Although my nickname is Marathon Man, I can't help you with this one as I'm not a long distance runner. But I did a half marathon years ago and it almost killed me.  - splashphotoCM  885.6 #179 4:37PM
Okay, you get to be my cheerleader. ;) - Melliott  301.2 #821 4:41PM
Be happy to. Can I do without the uniform? - splashphotoCM  885.6 #179 5:15PM
Nope. Cheerleader uniform a must. - Melliott  301.2 #821 10:20PM
Okay, you get to be my cheerleader. ;) - Melliott  301.2 #821 4:41PM
Oh my gosh, I can't thank you guys enough. My husband seemed so unsure that I could do this that I really started to question the reality of it. (Keep in mind he's the one that sees the lazy me, pigging out on candy instead working out. ;) But I truly believe in my heart I can do this, and you guys only confirmed that! I so do appreciate all your kind words!! 😘 - Melliott  301.2 #821 4:44PM
If you believe you can do it, then you can!! I'm thinking of doing it myself but the most I've ever run is 6.5 miles and I'm quite out of shape now. Good luck with your training!! 😊 - PirateQueenBriezy  308.3 #782 4:48PM
keep your eye on the goal! you CAN do it!! - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  4975.4 #18 4:48PM
Then I should cheer you on by loading up a remote controlled truck loaded with chocolate in front of you. lol - splashphotoCM  885.6 #179 5:19PM
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Splash, you'd be surprised (or not) how well that would work. ;) - Melliott  301.2 #821 10:19PM
Thanks for the heads up Donnie! - Melliott  301.2 #821 10:20PM
You can run 20 miles in 7 minutes? - Mouse4life  1293.1 #110 4:47PM
If you believe you can do it, then you can!! I'm thinking of doing it myself but the most I've ever run is 6.5 miles and I'm quite out of shape now. Good luck with your training!! 😊 - PirateQueenBriezy  308.3 #782 4:48PM
keep your eye on the goal! you CAN do it!! - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  4975.4 #18 4:48PM
Absolutely!! I have a couple of training books to. My email address is in my profile. Send me an email so I can message you back with some info! - Mimmy  1442.3 #96 5:05PM
I think he meant in 7 months, he built up to running 20 mileage. - Mimmy  1442.3 #96 5:05PM
Be happy to. Can I do without the uniform? - splashphotoCM  885.6 #179 5:15PM
Then I should cheer you on by loading up a remote controlled truck loaded with chocolate in front of you. lol - splashphotoCM  885.6 #179 5:19PM
and wellness (suppliment) giveaway soon so keep an eye out! - donnievegas  1132.4 #133 5:21PM
You can definitely do it, 7 months is a lot of time. I ran a half marathon a few years ago and I did fine but never again haha. Too long for me. Good luck! - chelseafeilen  278.1 #976 5:22PM
You can definately do it!! 3 months ago I couldn't even run 1/2 a mile at 4mph, now I'm running 6 miles at 5.5mph. It can be done. My goal is a half marathon this spring :) - Disneycrazymom  137.8 #2809 5:55PM
That's so awesome! Thank you for the encouragement! - Melliott  301.2 #821 10:18PM
I will definitely do that, thank you so much! Are you running tomorrow? - Melliott  301.2 #821 7:35PM
This sounds like something you're do excited to do! If possible, maybe go to your local gym and tell your goal to a trainer and then they can advise you how best to be ready in 7 months. I hope to see some pictures of you at the finish line come September!!! - ima-pirateswife  706.7 #232 7:39PM
That's why I love that kid! Well that and the fact that he's my kid, but still. So wise! - DizGeek  453.6 #426 7:45PM
I haven't trained properly, so I'll be walking mostly. But I plan to get that medal! :-) - Mimmy  1442.3 #96 7:54PM
Go check out Jeff Galloway from Run Disney. He has a program that if you follow,you will finish. I problem. I will be running Disney half for second time this year. - streetsweeper  512.2 #365 7:55PM
I will definitely do that, thanks!! - Melliott  301.2 #821 10:18PM
And a little bit of pixie dust. Awesome words Solo!! I'll make you some pixie dust and send it to you if you do the marathon. MW pinkie promise!!! - bugsmom1208  216.3 #1686 7:56PM
Thank you Solo! - Melliott  301.2 #821 10:17PM
I will definitely do that, thanks!! - Melliott  301.2 #821 10:18PM
That's so awesome! Thank you for the encouragement! - Melliott  301.2 #821 10:18PM
Splash, you'd be surprised (or not) how well that would work. ;) - Melliott  301.2 #821 10:19PM
Thanks for the heads up Donnie! - Melliott  301.2 #821 10:20PM
Nope. Cheerleader uniform a must. - Melliott  301.2 #821 10:20PM
Lol thank you Rubedog! - Melliott  301.2 #821 10:21PM
I am definitely going to utilize any help I can find- I really need it! - Melliott  301.2 #821 10:22PM
Thanks! We just got rid of a broken treadmill, I'm wishing I had invested in a repairman instead. :/ - Melliott  301.2 #821 10:23PM
7 months from where you describe your current fitness level is actually enough to train for a full 26.2 mile marathon, if you have the time and dedication. Ive been in the situation and did a 10k, then half, then full marathon in the timeframe, but it was tough to juggle time since work and family come first. and I was able to complete those running nonstop. so I think you can definitely do the 13.1 miles in 7 months. Go for it! - mase310  9.9 #9775 10:37PM
Wow that's amazing. I wanna be like you! :) The time will probably be the biggest trouble for me, because we homeschool and my kids are with me 24/7. I can't just go running or go to the gym whenever I want, so I'm going to have to be VERY purposeful to make this work. But that would be so awesome to run a full marathon! - Melliott  301.2 #821 6:38AM
Wow that's amazing. I wanna be like you! :) The time will probably be the biggest trouble for me, because we homeschool and my kids are with me 24/7. I can't just go running or go to the gym whenever I want, so I'm going to have to be VERY purposeful to make this work. But that would be so awesome to run a full marathon! - Melliott  301.2 #821 6:38AM
I don't know how I did it myself and don't recommend it, but I didn't start training until 5 weeks before. I was already able to jog with a good pace for 3 miles without issue. When it got crunch time, I trained 3 times a week for 5 weeks until the 1/2 marathon date. I was up to 6 1/2 miles by then. Never in my life ran further. My body impressed me on run day. I actually bettered my goal of under 2 1/2 hours with an 11min mile on average, and I didn't walk once. - Mouse92im  256.0 #1201 6:58AM
Booeve started her training not being able to run much at all . . . . LOOK what she accomplished! YOU CAN do it Melliott!! - Romec123aKaSmartyPants  650.0 #265 7:03AM
Thank you SmartyPants! And honesty, knowing Boo did that is part of what has given me the motivation. I'm so glad you had fun doing the 5K! - Melliott  301.2 #821 7:35AM
I'm at about the same level. I've signed up for the Labor Day 1/2. I just figure I won't be able to stop for photo ops because I'll have to stop somewhere and walk a bit. We've got a long time to get ready. Don't delay signing up, someone told me it's already 57% full. When you go to the rundisney website it will tell you where they're at. I jumped in with both feet. We can do this!! - 415beachgirl  475.0 #399 7:25AM
Yay! Are you excited? I looked yesterday and they were at 51%. I want to sign up now but I might have to wait a week because of $. But I need to do it ASAP so that I don't have an excuse! - Melliott  301.2 #821 7:36AM
Thank you SmartyPants! And honesty, knowing Boo did that is part of what has given me the motivation. I'm so glad you had fun doing the 5K! - Melliott  301.2 #821 7:35AM
Very doable with hard work and a work out schedule, there are several books and even apps that will break a running schedule down for you week by week depending how far out your race is. 6 months is plenty of time to get you across the finish line. I have 7 halfs under my belt, I hope you fin the same passion in runnin as I did. :-) good luck! - AKSiiri  146.7 #2643 7:35AM
Yay! Are you excited? I looked yesterday and they were at 51%. I want to sign up now but I might have to wait a week because of $. But I need to do it ASAP so that I don't have an excuse! - Melliott  301.2 #821 7:36AM


 
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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!

I think I'm too dumb to figure this game out! I have no idea what's going on. I throw for dogs and sometimes the miners fall over and sometimes they don't. Then it will randomly say hit the goat, which I do and nothing happens. I've tried playing for literally an hour hoping I would catch on and I'm not gettin it. Can someone far more intelligent then I am give me a hint as to what is supposed to be happeneing? πŸ˜ƒ - BellesLibrary  403.0 #499 9:39PM
I'm right there with you. I can't seem to figure out the game either. I do the exact same thing as you. Someone please explain the object of this game. I'm about to delete it.  - Kfeatherer  347.6 #618 6:26AM
I'm completely hopeless at this. I think I hit the goat once and still don't know how - montanapixies  43.4 #4671 12:42PM
- jacdanfan  8086.5 #4 7:44PM
- MoreGumboPlease  225.1 #1568 11:45AM
Well give it a try. - tinkhardt  0.5 #75305 9:38PM

DISNEYLAND PARK:

Peter Pan closed through May 7
Matterhorn Bobsleds closed through May 15
The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh closed Jan 12-April 2
Haunted Mansion closed Jan 12-22
Davy Crockett's Explorer Canoes closed Jan 12-April 2
Splash Mountain closed Jan 12-April 2

DISNEY CALIFORNIA ADVENTURE:

Soarin' Over California closed through May 14
Taste Pilot's Grill closed through March 12
Redwood Creek Challenge Trail closed Jan 20-March 12
Grizzly River Run closed Jan 20-Mar 19
Luigi's Flying Tires closed through Dec 1

Awesome! Can't wait! - PrincessDaisy  307.7 #789 8:33AM
Did anyone ride Canal Boats today? Anything to report? - MelodyMouse  3696.6 #27 9:10PM
Did you see the photos yesterday, they have the canal ride  frozen land where old mill was. - secretagentangel  1346.9 #107 2:39PM
Darn, Matterhorn will be closed when I'm there - TakeMeToNeverland19  11.7 #8794 5:29PM
Looks like redwood creek will open earlier. 3/3 I think - aud2580  9.9 #9766 3:22PM

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
6.01

2. Goofytom
4.36

3. Dolewhipped
0.73

4. Boundin
0.3

5. Tom
0.27

6. DlandDude
0.22

7. SplashLover24
0.22

8. DisneylandOrBust
0.17

9. DonaldRox
0.11

10. otilegna
0.08

 

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  992.6 #163 6:51PM
Ouch! She's pretty tough to beat. - sawman911  665.7 #255 10:19PM
Ready for a rematch? 😈 - Atora  2357.4 #51 5:49PM
If I say yes, I'm lying. If I say no I'm a sissy  - philliprocks  992.6 #163 7:46PM
Hahahaha!  - apesandmonkeys  7554.9 #7 6:51PM
Woo woo! Look at you! - BellesLibrary  403.0 #499 3:36PM
You're just the 9th loser! Loser - SnoopMousyMouse  41.7 #0 1:11PM
And you're a sissy anyway - SnoopMousyMouse  41.7 #0 1:11PM
I smell a recount due to dangling chads @philliprocks⚠ - MickeyLumboCM  816.5 #196 7:06PM
Wow congrats Phillip! You're moving on up!  - BellesLibrary  403.0 #499 5:41PM
Annnnnnnnnd.... ur gone - SpiritOfAdventure  1029.4 #156 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  403.0 #499 11:34PM
I was #1 once, a long time ago...in a galaxy far far away. ✨ - TinkerSchelle  1418.5 #100 10:47PM
Wow that's impressive. I think my best was # 7 - philliprocks  992.6 #163 9:06PM
(It was the first night---but don't tell anyone....πŸ˜‚) - TinkerSchelle  1418.5 #100 12:26AM
I'm on there??!! πŸ‘ - DisneyPrincess79  57.4 #4216 6:51PM

Thanked by:   Ray1man   Shameekz   Tom   21 More Thanks Boundin   richiii3   MsTikiMermadam  
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. ShariRenee
24.2

2. fletheartsdisney
23.58

3. OhanaPhoto
20.08

4. Doctorbabe
19.8

5. EastBaytoLA
14.22

6. jmj352
12.58

7. grumpypapa
11.33

8. Coaster
11.18

9. HARR_E
9.27

10. Brian
9.27

 

SEE THE TOP 100

Thanks for fixing this! - MelodyMouse  3696.6 #27 10:48PM

Thanked by:   OhanaPhoto   Madness  
Here are the top 10 News Contributors:

1. BaseballMickey_CM
6677.3

2. Stitch_Legacy
5079.07

3. RickChavez
3353.06

4. ScooterMike
1962.16

5. SPandEvLover
3282.47

6. IDVandalSkipperCM
2279.84

7. caramiapoohAKAface
3468.23

8. Dave
12204.2

9. Duchess_SMK
5832.41

10. Sweet_Irish_Cream
4219.49



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  566.2 #320 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  7554.9 #7 3:47PM
Yes!  Same here.   - DisLUVney  572.1 #316 2:36PM
Truly...thank you! Between the CMs and our friends that share their experiences, Β stickers, raks and more... the Disney experience can live each day in all our hearts..in or outside of the parks - azcoolmom  212.8 #1737 8:38PM
I don't think this list ever updates! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ Paging @Admin! Can we get this fixed? ☺️ - SPandEvLover  3282.5 #34 2:23AM
yes! Thank you @admin. And maybe start a fresh one without comments from over a year ago - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  4975.4 #18 9:20AM
I'm now on the list for the first time. So it's doing something πŸ˜‚ - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4219.5 #24 1:14PM

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

1. CobbPR
6544

2. uscdisneyteacher
5586

3. Dave
5058

4. BaseballMickey_CM
4856

5. Stitch_Legacy
4490

6. Duchess_SMK
4426

7. ElSuperRaton
4197

8. Plumiegirl
4075

9. HandMeAChurroImmaFaint
3882

10. LoneRAYnger
3626



SEE THE TOP 100

Take me to your Quality Leaders - MelodyMouse  3696.6 #27 1:04PM
Phillip is on another list! My hit list! - SnoopMousyMouse  41.7 #0 1:41PM
Them is fighting words - philliprocks  992.6 #163 1:57PM
It's not nice to hit  - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4219.5 #24 6:41PM
But sometimes he deserves it! - SnoopMousyMouse  41.7 #0 10:00AM
He throws Rocks doe - RickChavez  3353.1 #33 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  1.5 #59664 9:29AM
World of color used to be sit down several yrs ago... dont know who decided to change it to standing.... - HappyPrincess  25.1 #5871 8:25PM

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  1527.0 #91 4:48PM
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Thank you! - Admin  5:04PM
I always use this when I shop on Amazon  - Plumiegirl  8427.7 #3 11:26PM
I didn't know about this. I'll do it next time I'm going to shop with Amazon! - melissameow  22.8 #6164 3:23AM

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  42.6 #4696 3:14PM
Does it include purchasing so cal resident discunted tickets? - HappyPrincess  25.1 #5871 11:49PM
Umm... Excellent question - BeatleMike  567.8 #319 11:23PM
Hi, Has anyone bought tickets?  I tried the link about which took me to the news feed but I cant find where to get the tickets.  Is it just on ios ?  Thanks - AliceInWaiting  44.6 #4623 6:21AM
The same thing happens to me when I try to fill out the HoJo form. πŸ˜• - Jess0  174.6 #2215 9:18AM
Admin - secretagentangel  1346.9 #107 11:38PM
AliceInWaiting this should be fixed now. Here's the link if you want to share it with others http://bit.ly/Hv3Zjp thanks! - Admin  2:03PM
Jess0 the Hojo form should be working now too, thanks! - Admin  2:09PM
Thanks, Admin! - Jess0  174.6 #2215 2:59PM
Thanks @admin for the fix :) - AliceInWaiting  44.6 #4623 8:29PM

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  409.0 #487 10:21PM
Thanks! I'm glad you liked it! - Admin  10:46AM
Where can I find the book please?  - sarahsanch  6.8 #12716 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  337.1 #650 4:20PM
Glad you like it! Season Two is coming in a few weeks! - Admin  11:52PM
thanks! I just got the first one for my kindle!  - LuvMySmallWorld  39.7 #4831 9:09AM
- Plumiegirl  8427.7 #3 7:03PM

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

unForecast for week of March 2, 2015:

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

Attraction Closures: Critter Country (opens 4/3), Fortuosity Jewelry Shop (opens 3/13), Magic Eye Theater (TBD), Matterhorn (opens 5/16), Peter Pan (opens 5/8), Snow White Grotto (opens 5/1), Starcade (TBD), Soarin over California (opens 5/15), Taste Pilots Grill (opens 3/13), Grizzly River Run (opens 3/20), Luigi's Flying Tires (2016), Redwood Creek Challenge Trail (opens 3/3), World of Color (TBD). 

Annual Passholder Event- Celebrating 20 Years of Adventure!- Annual Passholders can enjoy extra magic hours on either Tuesday, March 3 or Wednesday, March 4 from 8pm-midnight in the lands of Adventureland, Frontierland and New Orleans Square, with surprises the entire night! Registration is now closed for the event. Check in for the event will start at 3pm at Ticket Booth 4 (near Guest Relations on the DCA side).

unForecast Crowd Prediction: With the rainy weather, expect it to be quiet both Monday and maybe Tuesday.  With the AP events on Tuesday/Wednesday night, expect the parks to be a little busier than normal towards park closing.  The weather is supposed to warm up later this week, so expect it to be a little busier towards the end of the week and into the weekend. Expect CIs to be in the 50s-high 60s during the week, 70s-low 80s during the weekend.   - BaseballMickey_CM Mar 2, 2015 3:14PM



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  354.4 #598 5:39PM
I agree. I think it has to do with most passes being blocked - PoohSizedGuy  18.5 #6854 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  116.9 #3149 5:08AM
I second this. The info is great to have, but it's too long.  - 1HitchhikingGhost  217.9 #1671 5:04PM
Thanks for these updates. I love them!  - Dizkid  358.3 #586 6:07PM
It's Dance the Magic this weekend-always adds to the crowds too!!! - TinkerSchelle  1418.5 #100 8:23PM
What is dance the magic?? - bks4lou  178.8 #2161 4:40PM
Dance studios sign up and dancers come and do a little "pre-parade" along the route. It's cute ;) - TinkerSchelle  1418.5 #100 1:05PM
@bks4lou sorry-I just saw this question ;) - TinkerSchelle  1418.5 #100 1:06PM
thank you. No worries. I just figured out how to find my old comments to see replies :)  - bks4lou  178.8 #2161 8:21PM

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  311.7 #756 10:04PM
- luxkitty  2228.0 #56 3:11PM
Delicious food and wonderful tea! Better  than anything inside the park - JediJT  0.4 #77543 5:24PM
I like to bring home a box of baked goods and a sandwich.  The next day i can eat and unpack and extend the dl experience. - MsTikiMermadam  104.1 #3378 6:49PM

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  1080.0 #144 4:48PM
How exciting! Always love your trailers! - Duchess_SMK  5832.4 #14 7:42AM
I can't wait to start reading this.  - grumpypapa  2894.6 #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  26.8 #5694 9:54PM

Play Disneyland Trivia with your friends with our new WEB VERSION of the TRIVILATOR! Play single or multi-player games real-time with people from all over the world. You can also play on your iOS device with our app.

I've only been playing random players and that is definitely hit or miss. Anyone who wants to start a game with me is more than welcome!! Plus - you'll probably win! Lol - MissAcroBRAT  246.7 #1295 8:13AM
Just sent you a couple of invites. Let's play - Goofytom  1087.7 #143 4:06PM
I love this game! If anyone wants to play, I'm willing! - DisneylandOrBust  365.5 #0 10:02AM
Are people still playing this? If so, I just installed the app and ready to play. Feel free to invite! - PixiePrincessPolly  27.1 #5660 8:24AM
I'm always up for a game 😊 - DisneyPrincess79  57.4 #4216 1:56PM

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1. Coaster
15128.6

2. Dave
12204.2

3. Plumiegirl
8427.71

4. jacdanfan
8086.5

5. Tom
8009.41

6. goofygal
7868.5

7. apesandmonkeys
7554.87

8. uscdisneyteacher
7223.67

9. CobbPR
6926.42

10. Bullseye
6692.52


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  992.6 #163 6:08PM
Haha - SnoopMousyMouse  41.7 #0 12:33PM
Number 6 now - philliprocks  992.6 #163 2:09PM
5* - AshleyRae-  122.8 #3030 3:25PM
Thank you for your contributions! - Song  1707.3 #81 11:18AM
@BULLSEYE 😍😍😍✨✨✨ - TinkerSchelle  1418.5 #100 3:08PM
Bullseye - TinkerSchelle  1418.5 #100 3:08PM
- TinkerSchelle  1418.5 #100 10:12AM
Keep it up - tinkhardt  0.5 #75305 8:49PM

Play FlusterWait for iOS while you're in line and see where you rank on the GameCenter Leaderboard!

***I know who has the lowest score!πŸ˜‚ - MadameLeota  2074.7 #61 6:54PM
I'm looking right, and all I see is my dirty car outside of my house - Slotherini  1054.2 #150 5:21PM
216 woot! - goofydad909  1970.2 #67 10:20PM
Wow!  That's impressive!  I'm still in the single digits. - DisLUVney  572.1 #316 9:39PM
Okay I'm at home playing this game and I'm already frustrated!!! But boy oh boy I L❀️VE this games sound effects!!! GREAT JOB @AdminπŸ‘πŸ˜Š - WaltSentMe  324.9 #698 5:52PM
Glad you like it! - Admin  12:19PM
I can't get past the first column.... 😫 - amyb1076  430.2 #452 9:27PM
Welcome to my life lol 98% of the time I can't either - BeatleMike  567.8 #319 8:27AM
Lol but it's addictive 😁 - amyb1076  430.2 #452 8:05PM

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  2894.6 #39 8:38PM
Thank you for reading! - Admin  6:26PM
cant wait to read it - ebugsmama  11.9 #8711 10:32PM
- MissAmericaSings  378.4 #539 5:36PM
Loved watching this video now I want the book!! - missdisney925  114.7 #3193 3:08PM

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. For the First Time in Forever: A Frozen SingAlong Celebration Mar 02, 2015 show time : Hollywood Land


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


New Orleans Square attractions are best.  - CM_Shadowgamer  2383.0 #49 7:23PM
 I agree,for life - bonedaddy909  1244.7 #116 6:56AM
Completely agree!!!       - adisneyfamily  838.6 #191 10:23AM
Gotta love NOS!    - grumpypapa  2894.6 #39 4:12AM
Don't forget the food too! - quote  24.6 #0 11:53AM
It's such a beautiful area. - LaPearleNoir  1359.2 #106 6:32AM
Nooooo captain EO needs to go! - hairdog67  258.6 #1174 4:17PM
Agreed! - KingdomKeeper1210  29.1 #0 3:17PM
What!!?? Nooooo!!!! - CaptainEOlove  4.6 #18190 12:40PM
Agree!!! - bondfamluvsdisney  2.1 #56957 9:54PM
They returned @grumpyinphx 's glass slipper. Oh wait, I'm not sure he wanted me to tell that story. Ooops.  - Maddernhorn  361.7 #575 10:58AM
See can't tell you anything. ..lol - grumpyinphx  282.4 #947 12:09PM

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