Dec 17, 2012 12:07 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
CONNECTIVITY TIPS AT DISNEYLAND: Please post your tips on how to combat the poor data coverage in the Parks. Maybe together as a community we can help make this better. It's BEYOND frustrating for me to invest money in upgrades to MouseWait when you can't even get online when the Park is crowded. It seems as if we've regressed back to the same poor coverage we had back in 2009. AT&T has been particularly bad, Verizon seems to have the best coverage at the Resort. Here are some things that work: Turn off AT&T's LTE, it is worthless right now at Disneyland, do a hard reboot of your phone, switch Airplane Mode off and on. Use AT&T's Mark the Spot app to report poor coverage. Please post your tips below and I will feature this posts during busy days. Let me know if you have any ideas of what we can do as a community to push for better coverage inside the Parks, we definitely have the numbers on our side. Thanks!

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::whispers:: doesn't another app ALSO rely on coverage? And if so, Wouldn't said app want their app to be seen therefore make sure towers are about? I think a tower, hidden as a tree, done top notch, by the ImaginEars, would be a good thing - misschurro  7733.4 #13 1:02PM
^This!!! Yes! - SPandEvLover  4835.9 #29 2:13PM
:D - misschurro  7733.4 #13 2:18PM
Fab idea! - Poisen_Ivy  318.2 #865 1:42AM
well the app may require it to work on cellular data but since Disney cast who puts those wait times in their app logs onto cast Wifi so they have a huge advantage - Dave   13820.5 #4 9:43AM
I wish they'd offer WiFi in the parks. I know for a fact that due to all of my posts on "other social networks," my friends and family members have either made plans to visit or have already visited the parks. *coughadvertisingcough* - susieQzee  555.8 #398 11:47AM
I'm thinking Fredo's outfit yesterday messed with the reception. 😳 - Darlingwendi  1228.1 #155 4:03PM
πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - PinkElephants  745.7 #283 4:09PM
I read this as Frodo and wondered what the Hobbit/Lord of the Rings had to do with it. :) - aidensmama  340.3 #746 1:05AM
🎢What's love got to do, got to do with it?!🎢 - AvidDisneyThrifter220  1403.3 #137 3:35AM
You know you loved it. - HanLostLeia  1098.3 #180 7:14AM
πŸ˜‰πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - Darlingwendi  1228.1 #155 12:50PM
yesterday it did not matter what we tried it was like old times and was terrible in both parks on 4G and LTE. I did all my tricks and nothing worked for all apps, FB, IG, Google, HoneyBadger force field, you name it....ATT is junk - Dave  13820.5 #4 12:17PM
Same here yesterday. Usually I have stellar service with AT&T though. But yesterday nothing worked. - Lola027  452.7 #519 12:36PM
I have not tried the HoneyBadger Force Field yet. - Admin  2:18PM
πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚Admin! - toph  2418.2 #66 2:26PM
it really does not work very well, I thought the rain would help yesterday but no luck - Dave   13820.5 #4 3:54PM
lol Admin! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - LBChica  2544.3 #63 10:03PM
Post a picture of Maynard as soon as you can when you get to the parks. As soon as I posted his picture yesterday everything started working again. - GrumpyPirateDad  1951.3 #94 1:02PM
That MUST be the trick - misschurro  7733.4 #13 1:03PM
Right? - GrumpyPirateDad  1951.3 #94 1:06PM
I have verizonwireless. Works everytime. - Bamdiz  9.6 #11975 12:19PM
For everyone to stop using phones in the park will fix the problem !!! And to enjoy the wonderful time at disney - greenbpac1  3.7 #27338 6:31PM
You do realize this is app thrives off user submitted wait times and live park pictures/news? - Linzee  1402.1 #138 9:13PM
I completely agree. I think there should be something to be said about Disney not having the motivation to improve connectivity issues because one of the magics of Disneyland is that you are emerged into a world of magic and wonder. You can't be fully emerged if ur on your phone half the time. When I used to go to the parks frequently, I will admit that I'm guilty of working or doing things on my phone which are not related to my visit and looking back, I wish I didn't. - dsmdanny  144.9 #2887 5:10AM
Of course it would fix the problem, but nobody would notice because nobody would be using their phones... Which wouldn't happen in the first place. Yes, it isn't cool when people are constantly on their phone (and it makes me so mad when people are texting on Pirates, believe me) but it is possible to enjoy your visit and use your phone at the same time. - JRDrummer_CM  875.4 #225 9:17AM
great post.but when the parks are crowed the only advice i can give is to post from toontown,downtown disney,the parking structure the areas around tower of terror and paradise pier near goofys sky school because these areas tend to be less crowed or near the outside/street towers can pick it up.also posting early and after main fireworks/fantasmic when the crowds leave make it easy as well and finally create a collage of your day and post next day also works for me. - pikarich  6323.1 #22 12:20PM
worst areas to attempt to connect are main street,adventure and frotierland,tomorrow land,carsland/bugsland and bvs. - pikarich  6323.1 #22 12:23PM
my mom had intense issues in cars land once trying to post to instagram all the cars land photos she took. - steverogers  148.1 #2829 12:58PM
On my last visit I had no luk posting during a parade. As soon as it was over and the crowd started dying out everything worked great, till I started moving - phillip...  1375.5 #141 8:29AM
Pray At&t gets their crap together. - vincentchase1  672.9 #321 12:28PM
Really?! Are there carriers with poorer coverage than Sprint? There very few spots I get any reception at all. But the good news is that I have unlimited data. Ironic, no? - alankeno  57.8 #4658 12:53PM
it depends on the area, i get poor reception on Sprint in tomorrowland, the rest of the areas are semi decent - Villescas8  607.0 #360 12:59PM
T-mobile. - LaTruce  2367.2 #71 4:13PM
For T-Mobile, I've found the best places for coverage at the resort include the smoking dock by Haunted Mansion (although I don't smoke anymore, it's still a good coverage spot), the esplanade between the parks, portions of the Grand Californian, and the bridge leading away from the food court next to Paradise Pier in DCA. Don't even bother trying near the castle or in Cars Land... there's no signal at either spot. Also, I sometimes get relatively reasonable coverage on the old boat dock that parallels the princess meet-and-greet area near Small World, but it seems to be better in the morning or late at night than during peak hours. Sometimes you can pick up Disney resort wi-fi on top of Mickey & Friends or in the Pinocchio lot... try using the password 'magic', it's worked before. - Ladypixel  15.2 #8994 9:09PM
On iPhone switch "Airplane Mode" on. Then switch it back off. Wait for the "3G" or "4G" to come back on. Usually you will have a signal for a few minutes unless its extremely crowded. - ScooterMike  1963.0 #92 12:18PM
I'm at the parks right now and service is spotty on AT&T - ScooterMike  1963.0 #92 12:19PM
It was bad, I get happy if I can enter wait times but even that's been hard - MarshaMouse  5036.3 #28 12:20PM
I got my best posting reception while on the monorail. I also have Verizon. - JediStaceyB  43.5 #5269 12:33PM
The only thing that works for me is turning off AT&T and using a Verizon Hotspot. - Admin 12:35PM
Any experience with "clear" as a provider? Do they fanaggle off of other's towers or are they actually their own? - Butterlina  1617.6 #114 5:49PM
I'm starting to see a trend here... ;) - CM_Shadowgamer  2583.3 #60 12:53PM
We have had good service with Verizon inside the Parks. (Outside too!) I say leave at&t like I did years ago! Get Verizon! - Stumickey  292.0 #1029 12:53PM
I've not really noticed too terrible of coverage with my MetroPCS phone. - MrsMears  217.3 #1849 1:01PM
Sadly I have that too so I can't even use MW on my phone (ironic since I upgraded to a "better" phone just so I could use MW @ the parks) - MissAmericaSings  441.1 #529 7:26PM
I just jump on MW often enough that it bugs my family and I end up with great reception. If I try doing it when I am alone in the parks I get no reception. - Linzee  1402.1 #138 1:03PM
It's Jack Duncan. Single riders are the most suspicious. Trust no one. - GrumpyPirateDad  1951.3 #94 1:07PM
It may not solely be reception... I haven't been to the park since I found mousewait (counting down 4 more days), but on the busiest days at the park I can't get on to mousewait through the web portal at all. Seems that their is a problem with overloading the servers as well. - AdamCumming  114.3 #3436 1:10PM
Please feel free to correct me if I am wrong, But is this one of those times that #laming here with my old plays look thighphone 3Gsomething may slightly be to one's advantage as its not trying and can't get the 4G signal anyways? I tend to rub my thighs together and chirp. The high humidity and lowered temperatures help with my chafing. - Butterlina  1617.6 #114 1:14PM
πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - misschurro  7733.4 #13 1:23PM
For what it's worth, I have T-Mobile and also have terrible coverage most of the time. - Disneymale5000  22.5 #7279 1:22PM
agree, Tmobile is very sparse in the parks, especially when it's a moderately busy or worse day. When there's no one there, I still have problems sometimes. Usually the best spot I've found is Carsland or Critter Country. - Sarafina  491.7 #466 1:44PM
The tip of turning off LTE worked e weekend of 12/8. The only thing I found that worked on Sunday to get on things like Instagram was to turn the phone off and on. That worked for about one minute, so at least I could look at some new downloaded pics. IT SUCKS LATELY! - Tom  13209.4 #5 1:24PM
This past Sunday that is. - Tom  13209.4 #5 1:32PM
How about Sprint? My best reception is on the tram. - Winnie111286  21584.0 #3 2:19PM
CarsLand in DCA seems to have the best connection. Main St in DL - RickChavez  3672.1 #45 2:29PM
Any tips on t-mobile? I have the unlimited 4g data plan - shannonrifle  10.0 #11612 2:27PM
I have 4g Tmobile too... It never works in the parks. The only place it works decent is in DCA Bugs Land. Tmobile is no bueno in the parks!! - LizO  471.1 #491 3:05PM
I turn off WiFi sometimes (especially at DCA) - because sometimes it's trying to catch the Grand Californian's WiFi, and neglecting the network. (it also helps with saving battery). Sometimes, the parks are just too crowded with people using their data networks, it gets overwhelmed. I find that the lesser visited lands help with reception. And the Mark this Spot app is very helpful - it helps them know where they need to improve reception. - LaTruce  2367.2 #71 4:18PM
It seems like it has to be our phones besides carriers because with tmobile I can get reception near POTC, critter country, in front of Jungle Cruise, by Fantasyland walking by Dumbo, Lots of areas in Tomorrowland, and Toontown. Hardest is Main Street! But some days I can't get anything, I have a hotspot I don't use that much there and it has not seemed to help. I have an old mytouch with gingerbread, and it seems to work better than the galaxy 2 with Ice Cream Sandwich. I honestly think verizon must have put in a new tower for their people there. With the new merger of tmobile and Metro i think starting in January, I am sure the other carriers are going to be ramping up there coverage too. I have tried a cell phone antennae too, and nothing. - secretagentangel  7930.9 #12 6:15PM
I think its metro, not sure on the the one they merged with but starting in january tmobile is starting the bring your own phone plan which is supposed to include better coverage. - secretagentangel  7930.9 #12 6:17PM
The disneyland railroad is the best reception for sprint, works everytime, ecspecially when you go by small world!! - surfr76  68.5 #4354 8:12PM
My bf gets the best reception on Sprint 4G by toy story mania. I have at&t & web reception sucks everywhere. Downtown Disney is the only place were i don't have too much problem posting. Early mornings are good time to post and on the tram. Crowded days are just horrible for at&t. - AandV  159.0 #2649 11:02PM
Crazy I was getting great reception at star tours today with AT&T. I couldn't even mark the spot at times - MarshaMouse  5036.3 #28 12:01AM
FYI-I have pretty much always had good luck with my Verizon at the parks...eats away at my battery pretty good, but connects well!!! - TinkerSchelle  2075.0 #84 12:08AM
i have sprint iPhone 4S... getting a reception just dried my battery SO BAD!!! however around nighttime till closing time, i have a good reception everywhere. - otilegna  2805.9 #53 1:09AM
I agree! I have sprint 4s my battery went from 86 to 38 in an hour! πŸ˜’πŸ˜” - mickeyat78  2162.5 #79 6:11AM
I have pretty good reception at the parks. I have the iPhone 4 and my service provider is Verizon. I use the NewTrent to help maintain battery life. I am not sure if that helps. - RadiatorSprings4Ever  2297.5 #73 1:26AM
Twins! I'm an iPhone 4, Verizon, and never go to the parks without my NewTrent!!! - AvidDisneyThrifter220  1403.3 #137 3:36AM
I hope Santa brings me the new Trent I asked for! So I can start bringing it to DL :) - mickeyat78  2162.5 #79 6:12AM
@mickeyat, I hope you get your Christmas wish.@AvidDisneyThrifter 220, I like my little iPhone 4 too! But I am not a tech. person so I think it works great. - RadiatorSprings4Ever  2297.5 #73 8:07AM
I have the iphone5 with AT&T and it is tough to post times and pics in both parks. I always carry my Trent charger because my phone spends a lot of energy looking for towers and screen light. Better reception behind BTMRR, great signal in the wicked wench room on POTC, rest of dlp is a struggle now. In DCA it's ok down buena vista st but zilch in radiator springs. Signal picks up at screamer and only ok at goofy's sky school. I shut off the LTE and use 4g and it helps a little bit - Plumiegirl  10382.8 #9 7:31PM
I have an iPhone 5 with AT&T and had no issues at all tonight. :)πŸ‘ - moomooluvr  293.2 #1020 10:06PM
It was great for the first few weeks with LTE and the ip5. Now the weekends are pretty bad. - Tom  13209.4 #5 7:33AM
During week isn't bad as it is during weekends - MarshaMouse  5036.3 #28 7:59AM
Not really a tip but Sprint is experiencing outages of all service from Los Angeles area to Paso Robles. My work uses Sprint and its been awful! I hope that Sprint users are complaining! - tiggertwin  332.9 #778 8:08AM
It wasn't too bad earlier today making my rounds, only had issues around fantasyland so I had to leave and enter the times outside of the area. - chris.  2511.4 #64 12:04PM
The area around the castle is a dead zone - BaseballMickey  8025.8 #11 9:15PM
It wasn't bad in the morning but around 11 when crowds picked up te signal went down, I usually enter my stuff at the well since signal isn't too bad there. - chris.  2511.4 #64 8:50AM
The area around Tomorrowland Terrace is a dead zone, even for Verizon. It takes much longer to update times when the park is crowded because everyone's using the airwaves - JRDrummer_CM  875.4 #225 12:01AM
Wow, I have tmobile and can always count on a signal by Tomorrowland Terrace. Maybe we have our own personal "zones' that our phones like! - secretagentangel  7930.9 #12 2:26AM
My MetroPCS phone was pretty much without coverage all day. Boo! - MrsMears  217.3 #1849 1:08AM
Yesterday I had a few points of low service but surprisingly I had great coverage on NOS in between the Jack Skellingtom store (can't remember the name now) and Cafe Orleans. - PiecesOf8  610.8 #357 9:57AM
Isn't that store pieces of eight? ;) - tuesday737  1291.5 #147 8:49PM
Is it that one? Haha. I thought that was the one at the exit of Pirates?? The one I'm talking about is the one next to where you can get the bread bowls. If it is Pieces of Eight I am way more oblivious to things than I thought. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - PiecesOf8  610.8 #357 8:57PM
Hmmm. yeah, I think you're right. Is that the" Bat enrouge " (sp) - tuesday737  1291.5 #147 9:14PM
Used to be Jack stuff in there but now it's all Minnie. I'll have to try and find the name now!!! - PiecesOf8  610.8 #357 10:21PM
Use mark the spot app all the time in the parks. If we all work together, we can help do great things. - kristian  2004.9 #90 1:01AM
Agree! Although sometimes mark the spot isn't functioning well lol - MarshaMouse  5036.3 #28 10:25AM
So what you're saying Marsha is the worse the service is, the fewer complaints they'll receive. 😜 - Tom  13209.4 #5 3:40PM
With all the people in the parks service has been bad. I have AT&T and usually have very little problem. Lately when I have trouble connecting I've turned Airplane Mode on and off. That's helped a bit. But the more people around using the towers the more clogged it gets- just like the freeways! - LilSterner  5828.4 #24 4:12PM
I have sprint and it's so horrible at the resort .... I have turned off my LTE and it still does nothing I have called and complained about my service and they do nothing :/ ...... I think I need to switch to Verizon it seems to work the best. ........ - Pixielynn  24.3 #6971 9:05AM
The last two times at the park I have not been able to get the lounge to load and that's on Verizon. I have, however, been able to check and enter wait times. - aidensmama  340.3 #746 12:40PM
Sprint doesn't have LTE here yet. I have sprint and use MW at the parks just fine. Certain areas are dead zones but for the most part I can go on. - RickChavez  3672.1 #45 1:07PM
@aidensmama. I have had the same issues with the same provider. What works for me now is to close the application completely then reopen it. hope it helps :) - pinkmonkeys  543.4 #410 6:34AM
Sprint has troubles around the resort because all the manager blackberries and such use sprint. - lostgirl7988  697.8 #304 7:48AM
I switched to verizon and never had any issue with signal or internet. I was amazed that i still had signal. Even on most of the rides. - gonzofam  303.5 #953 11:20AM
Me too! If my battery would live long enough, I'd post and update even more! - TinkerSchelle  2075.0 #84 1:08AM
The whole park just needs good strong Wi-Fi. If I could update wait times and post a few live photos with just one click, I would actually be spending LESS time looking at a little screen and more time enjoying the attractions. - TikiBird  186.1 #2249 6:45PM
How is Sprint reception in the park? I just got an iPhone a few months ago and chose sprint because it was the cheapest. Haven't been to the park since may so I'm curious how other sprint users are doing in Disneyland data-wise. - treradical  126.2 #3187 3:03AM
It's pretty bad. I am hardly ever able to connect to MW, and it's only gotten worse at every visit. - Sheilamo  318.2 #864 4:28AM
Simply beyond horrible. You might be able to make a call but you will not be able to use FB or MW unless you get really lucky. I've noticed the iphone 5 is actually worse than the 4 was. Because it is always looking for a signal, your battery will drain pretty quick also. I use my Sprint iphone as a camera only. Someone we always go with has Verizon on an iphone 4 and she always has service. - ssmatik  1.3 #66203 8:04AM
Verizon works great, even on crowded days I get reception. On the couple of occasions that I lost a signal, I just restart my phone and that does the trick. Sometimes I'll even take out the battery, and put it back in again and that defenitely works every time. One reason why I will never have an Iphone. - potatohead25  804.0 #249 7:33AM
Recently, I've been able to get a good connection in the parks using Verizon on my iPhone 4. Even when the park is almost to capacity, I can get a signal in areas where I couldn't get a signal at all in previous weeks. So maybe, Verizon has improved their signals around the parks. - BaseballMickey  8025.8 #11 11:53PM

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Next August I will be posting wait times I know it will help pass the time in line but with 15 to 20 of us should go pretty well thanks to you and all the people here on MW - mjpdisney67  60.5 #4587 10:10AM
I was there tues and it was so crowded I couldn't even register wait times on my phone due to poor reception - DarthFairy  585.7 #373 4:58PM
Hmmm,who is your provider? I rarely have a problem, thanks for trying! - ShariRenee  11133.1 #8 12:12AM
Sprint! The worst - DarthFairy  585.7 #373 5:16PM
I was there on Friday and it was to busy to post any times  - jkobelski  21.4 #0 9:50PM

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

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Here are the top 10 News Contributors:

1. BaseballMickey
8025.83

2. Stitch_Legacy
5143.16

3. RickChavez
3672.13

4. ScooterMike
1962.99

5. SPandEvLover
4835.92

6. caramiapoohluvsbb8
4485.49

7. DLKenCA
2940.76

8. IDVandalSkipperCM
2603.22

9. Dave
13820.5

10. LilSterner
5828.36



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

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I have the countdown and I love it! - tree320  0.6 #0 9:26AM
Just got it! - Dizkid  503.9 #457 12:29PM
I love across the street. Don't need a countdown. It's awesome though for the people that do.  - DisneylandGirl  326.8 #812 2:49PM
I Loved across the street once. - nitromouse  300.6 #974 10:55PM
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Oh how we miss you MSEP... 😩😩😩 - DisneyBallers  57.3 #4677 10:05PM
what is MSEP? - markchop  99.4 #3703 9:35PM
Main Street Electrical Parade - sawman911  3228.8 #48 9:33AM
I miss the Electrical Parade.  My mom was actually covering a story about the Electrical Parade and got to ride in one of the vehicles.  - RetroDisneyPins2002  43.7 #5257 1:35PM
!!! - DisneyMom13  344.9 #734 7:43PM
!!!! That is soooo cool!!! - dizzneyfan  730.6 #288 8:06AM
Nice pic!πŸ“· - Stitchcrazy62622  22.6 #7247 10:18PM
Awesome!! - stanvoodoo  51.6 #4910 7:25PM

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

1. secretagentangel
127300

2. teapotsandteacups
120000

3. jacdanfan
115000

4. leopardditz2000
98000

5. iLOVELUCYnDISNEY
88000

6. Melody_CM
65000

7. DisneyGrandma
65000

8. debbiev
64750

9. disneygrandma1
63000

10. DarthFairy
58950

 

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


 
MONTHLY OVERALL REAL-TIME LEADERBOARD

1. Melody_CM
1224.6

2. Winnie111286
1159.06

3. teapotsandteacups
525.57

4. Coaster
499.13

5. secretagentangel
452.38

6. ShariRenee
435.19

7. connielu
357.69

8. jacdanfan
280.77

9. goofygal
228.61

10. LaPearleNoir
210.6



SEE TOP 100 LEADERS

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


 
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  1873.4 #98 8:03PM
Will there be a 3 and when? - menifeemom  227.0 #1713 7:31PM
I really enjoyed reading them. I think I need to do a re read of them plus the Voyagers series. - arianwenmcb  242.0 #1525 12:45PM
I'm reading Season One now. Picked it and the first two Voyagers up at the 4th of July Sale. I am loving the intrigue and history woven together! - Ilovegoofy  123.8 #3236 8:42AM

Earn 1000 Credits for staying at MouseWait Platinum Partner Hotels! Each night that you stay at the Hojo Anaheim 714-776-6120 or the brand new Courtyard Marriott Theme Park Entrance Hotel 714-254-1442 you will earn 1000 Credits! Just send an email to [email protected] after your stay with your confirmation number and check in date, and we will add the Credits to your account! Make sure to mention MouseWait when you reserve your rooms. 

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I just called them to price out our potential trip in June. Chris was so nice and the MW savings are phenomenal! Still waiting on work vacation approval to reserve the room!  - HNL2SFO  296.3 #998 1:26PM
What percentage saving are we looking at for being MouseWaiters? Is it better than a AAA discount.  - MoChuck  159.5 #2645 3:57PM
I sent you emails and support requests for my last 2 stays in May and June. I would appreciate it if you could check on them and let me know if I need to send you any additional info, please let me know. Thanks for your help @@@@@@@@@Admin - Winnie111286  21584.0 #3 10:51AM
You are awesome.  Thanks Admin - Winnie111286  21584.0 #3 1:28PM
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Deadliest Cast Member Season One & Two + VOYAGEERS Multiplaner & Great Storyteller are both available to read on Kindle Unlimited! You can sign up for a free 30 day trial of Kindle Unlimited and read all four books at no charge! Go here to access the books on Amazon. Thanks for your support! 

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

Here are the 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
16.12

2. Goofytom
5.61

3. DisneyMom13
5.51

4. beentoall
2.69

5. teapotsandteacups
1.83

6. mamabeam
1.46

7. DisneyDiane316
1.22

8. sheridanrabbit
1.01

9. Dolewhipped
0.96

10. DonaldRox
0.96

 

Yay @@Moog!!!! So great!  πŸ˜ - valj84DisneyDeppAddict  314.8 #880 6:28PM
You sweet thing!  You crack me up!  I'm merely an apprentice being schooled by @@Tom!! - Moog  97.2 #3734 11:33AM
πŸ‘‹β€οΈ - Tom  13209.4 #5 11:47AM
Wtg @@DisneyMakesMeSmile and @@Moog ;) - otilegna  2805.9 #53 7:41PM
A major compliment from someone who hands me my you know what every game, @@otilegna 😜!!! - Moog  97.2 #3734 8:05PM
Yay !!!  - otilegna  2805.9 #53 9:42AM
I'm back:-) - beentoall  1271.7 #0 9:58PM
Hey! I made top 10!! !  - DisneyDiane316  258.1 #1343 8:29PM
Way to go, beautiful!   - Wyldsideb  97.8 #3724 1:42PM
With a whopping ONE point! - phillip...  1375.5 #141 9:17PM

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! DW fans appreciate you! - LeighMouse  17.9 #0 7:58AM
thanks admin - Fantasmicfan1  5308.4 #25 9:42PM
  - JediKitty  1217.1 #158 10:32PM
I miss the  - DisneyMom13  344.9 #734 1:34AM


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

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

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

DISNEYLAND PARK:

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

DISNEY CALIFORNIA ADVENTURE:

King Triton's Carousel Aug 8-TBA



 

Were visiting during the diamond celebration.  I'm so excited because all of our favorite rides will be open! - Dsc1983  20.3 #7647 10:53PM
Awesome! Can't wait! - PrincessDaisy_FU2Rcm  361.0 #681 8:33AM
Silly symphony swings are open. We went on them today (for the first time)!  - DisneyDiane316  258.1 #1343 6:50PM
See @teapotsandteacups post today...  Says reopens Sept 9!  Thank you! - Dianat710  80.5 #4069 8:05PM

Thanked by:   Tom   carminaire   kimdis   100 More Thanks Bambim44   yipman   connielu  
Here is the Overall Quality Top 10 real-time list. Follow these MouseWaiters for great content:

1. Winnie111286
7087

2. uscdisneyteacher
6961

3. CobbPR
6911

4. misschurro
6341

5. Dave
6164

6. BaseballMickey
6042

7. pikarich
5816

8. Plumiegirl
5601

9. Duchess_SMK
5546

10. Stitch_Legacy
4717



SEE THE TOP 100

This list needs to be updated! Just saying😬 - MadameLeota  4648.8 #31 9:51PM
is this just a standing thing? Never changes? - DarthFairy  585.7 #373 8:06PM
This is so true, it never changes, what's up with that lol - itsmyglassslipper  534.5 #422 12:28PM
I know and I'm still on itπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - Plumiegirl  10382.8 #9 5:56PM

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

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

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

MouseWait Meetups 2016
what is happening for one last time on aug 6? - MsTikiMermadam  1458.8 #127 12:31AM
It was January 8 I think but I left it as I think it's funnyπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ I'll have to delete it😭😭 - secretagentangel  7930.9 #12 7:55PM
ok,  last time for btr....  πŸ˜Ή - MsTikiMermadam  1458.8 #127 6:03AM
 I changed it to August 5πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - secretagentangel  7930.9 #12 11:07AM
I spy Christmas in July! - FrankenweenieVelinee  3778.9 #43 12:44PM
Looks like July 22! More to follow!  - secretagentangel  7930.9 #12 9:52PM
Really hoping to make it to Christmas in July - Melody_CM  23026.9 #2 11:12AM
- FrankenweenieVelinee  3778.9 #43 11:55AM
I'll add post tonight!  - secretagentangel  7930.9 #12 3:18PM
I spy Christmas in July! - FrankenweenieVelinee  3778.9 #43 12:44PM
Looks like July 22! More to follow!  - secretagentangel  7930.9 #12 9:52PM
Really hoping to make it to Christmas in July - Melody_CM  23026.9 #2 11:12AM
- FrankenweenieVelinee  3778.9 #43 11:55AM
I'll add post tonight!  - secretagentangel  7930.9 #12 3:18PM
At the tone pacific standard time will be 1215 and 00 seconds - pikarich  6323.1 #22 2:14PM
Beeeeeep - redsoxcarlos  3996.4 #42 4:12AM

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

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



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

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

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

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Just installed the MW app on my new phone yesterday. This will be very helpful for me since I am used to the android version. Thank you. - teapotsandteacups  1477.2 #125 11:41PM

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