15.5 #8920 (DL Qual #3749

Dec 30, 2012 7:44 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
im new to mw and have yet to make it to my 1st meetup..I would love for you guys to share your 1st mw meetup experience! ...

My first meetup was the birthday bash at the grand and my hands were shakey and nervous, even though at time I already met disneyRose and uscdisneyteacher I was beyond nervous. I checked in and recognize so many faces. I swallowed my fear and sat down and starting talking to ivegotnostrings and marina and Hollygolliath and her daughter. My hands were clammy still and I still felt uncomfortable but I decided I needed to introduce myself to more faces I recognized like Dave, h3d Sue, BooEve and everyone I admired and always wanted to meet. That night there was MWers everywhere, they would join to be one group, then separate into small groups. Laughter came easy, and everyone felt as if I've known them forever. I lost track of time and you end up closing the park and not even notice it. That was one of the best day/night I ever had. 99% of everyone I met that day I am still so close with and I love dearly. It was a scary time and I still was nervous at other meet ups but before I knew it, I felt everyone like a family and I couldn't wait to see them again. So yes, it's scary and it's out of your comfort zone and you know these are strangers but in reality they are friends you haven't met yet.... - MarshaMouse  5036.3 #28 12:15AM
Awesome ...very encouraging marshamouse! Thank you for sharing...glad im not alone in my shyness! - PrincessLaShell  15.5 #8920 12:27AM
We all felt it...shyness goes away after your second meetup, or so - MarshaMouse  5036.3 #28 12:42AM
She's a bully. - HanLostLeia  1098.3 #181 8:54AM
Thanks MarshaMouse for sharing your experience. I feel exactly like that whenever I think of joining a meetup. I just have to take a deep breath and just go! - leftmyheartinwonderland  359.9 #695 1:45PM
Yes do it! You're not going to best friends with everyone you meet but you'll find people you'll want to see again and very similar to you in personality. Put yourself out there...you won't regret it - MarshaMouse  5036.3 #28 2:35PM
😻😻😻 - BooEve123  800.9 #258 2:41PM
BooEve!! Miss your lovely face!! - MarshaMouse  5036.3 #28 6:23PM
My first meetup was at Trader Sam's this past May, I was so nervous. I was intimidated to walk up to the group but was happy that I did. I met Willierose, Cara, Bambi, the Evils, Madsdad and some other awesome peeps. I'm a shy person and still get nervous to meet new MWers but the more I introduce myself, the easier it gets. - Vegan7LuvsStitch  1027.1 #200 7:57PM
Thanks for sharing! Im not normally a "shy" but for some reason I feel shy when it comes to the meetups! Hopefully I'll get over it..seems smart to meet ppl who share my love for disney! - PrincessLaShell  15.5 #8920 8:01PM
I remember that meet up! πŸ˜‹ - PrincessMacy  536.5 #425 11:50PM
Oh yes! I met you princess Macy! You were so nice! 😊 - Vegan7LuvsStitch  1027.1 #200 7:01AM
That my first meet up as well😊 - Bambi.  605.0 #370 1:31PM
My first meetup was at the Birthday Bash Weekend this past October. I had only been on MW for a little over a week, so I actually didn't know anyone at all, even on the Lounge! Somehow I knew it would be a great time no matter what. I remember sitting near the strawberry patch in Tomorrowland, hoping that I was in the right place. A gentleman sat next to me but didn't say anything--he was busy doing something on his phone. After a few minutes he turned to me and said "Are you with MouseWait?" I replied "yes" and with an outstretched hand said "Nice to meet you. I'm Lennon, or StrawberryGuy." I ended up going to four meetups that day, and met some good friends like Pikarich, Stitchohana, BaseballMickey, TheNewTrent, LaTruce, the Strawberries, and many more. I instantly felt connected to all of you. Even though I am still relatively new, I feel like I'm surrounded by an extended family and I am looking forward to meeting more of you in the parks. Cheers and have a happy new year! :) - JRDrummer_CM  875.4 #228 9:38AM
My first meet-up was with my hubby, the uppityempress. We spent the whole day in DCA, met Dave, auz and Michelledork, and did the WOC dinner package at trattoria. Over the weekend, we met all kinds of OG's and Untrustable threateners. A couple weeks later, I went to the first birthday at the hearthstone, where dahulamentren entered our lives. 😊 - bluefairy  643.8 #344 1:50PM
My first meet up was in January. I didn't know how it was supposed to go, so I just found the 12 people wearing the same shirt in front the Astroblasters. I gathered up the courage to say hi and introduce myself. Everyone was so happy and welcoming. The only problem was that it was a Family Reunion - not the meet up. Then I look around and recognize CaptainKirk - the host of the meet up. HakunaMatata and ReachForTheSky were there too. They were very nice and welcoming, then LillyBelle(?) showed up for her first meet up too. I was nervous, but I just wanted to meet new and random people. I liked it a lot, and started going to many more meet ups, and started to get to know the MW community. Then I made my first meet up, and I was excited to meet new people - turned out only iPocahontas showed up. A little later in the year, I decided to host my second meet up - only one person showed up, Crustle. I was discouraged, so I didn't host any more meet ups. Then I got suckered into co-hosting a meet up with ScubaSteve028, and many people started showing up (probably because the clever picture that was posted along with the meet up). At first, you may feel intimidated because it seems like everyone knows everyone - but the truth is, not everyone does. Everyone's there for the same reason - to meet new people and say hi to friends they've already made along the way. TIP: Be friendly and welcoming at the meet ups. If you see someone you haven't met, introduce yourself. They could be someone you see ONCE in your life, OR they can end up being a friend that you'll have forever. They could be someone who's been around for a long time, or they can be a nervous newcomer. Introduce yourself to those you haven't met yet - it makes the MW community special. - LaTruce  2367.2 #73 6:30PM
I've had a hard time going to meet ups because before I got a job three weeks ago my husband and I were able to go during the week so we had SoCal select passes. But with our work schedules now I think we can upgrade to the SoCal select so be able to go to some on Sundays now. We've tried to host a couple during the week and sometimes it just doesn't work out because so many people are at work. But I've met some wonderful MWers at the park just by chance! - Cinderella_Schnooks  3486.8 #48 8:08PM
I have the premium one but I always seem to miss the meetups...dont know why I feel so timid... guess I just need to dive in feet first lol ...thank you for sharing! Who have u met? - PrincessLaShell  15.5 #8920 8:13PM
SecretAgentAngel and DisneyMommy29 and DLHIFAN(I know I have her name wrong!) sorry - Cinderella_Schnooks  3486.8 #48 11:45PM
Yup just take a deep breathe and jump into it - MarshaMouse  5036.3 #28 9:03AM
Anyone else care to share your stories? Shameless bump :) - PrincessLaShell  15.5 #8920 11:34PM
My first meet-up was by accident in the elevator of Indy: donnievegas, The Evils, and StrawberryGuy (he was JediVeganStrawberryGuy back then). - Alicewhoareyou  2739.3 #55 11:41PM
Nice ... they say you should always have your "elevator" speech ready lol - PrincessLaShell  15.5 #8920 11:49PM
I still remember DV had the flu. Hahahaha, poor DV. I didn't know why he was acting so weird. Well, he is weird...so... - Alicewhoareyou  2739.3 #55 11:51PM
That yake dedication...going to Disneyland witht the flu! Mmm I dont recommend this type of dedication... too many germs to spread lol - PrincessLaShell  15.5 #8920 12:16AM
Oops meant takes* - PrincessLaShell  15.5 #8920 12:16AM
My first meet up was last June on my daughters birthday I had family with me and left them for the meet up they aren't MW people and gave me a bad time but I really wanted to meet some new MW friends everyone was really nice my daughter got a birthday gift I got a gift and it's sad that I haven't been able to be part of another meet up that's a quick summery of my first and only meet up - lisaw  205.5 #2009 11:45PM
Ahhh sorry your family wasnt supportive...guess not every truly understands Disney magic! - PrincessLaShell  15.5 #8920 11:51PM
Hi there! Welcome! My first Meet Up was one I actually hosted at TOT! Not going to lie, I was kind of nervous because I had the thought of "what if people don't show?" -- but it was a great turn out and I met wonderful MWers during that I am lucky to call friends! (: - PrincessMacy  536.5 #425 11:49PM
Wow! You are super brave...1st meetup thrown by yourself. Thank you for sharing with me! - PrincessLaShell  15.5 #8920 12:11AM
My first meetup was YESTERDAY at the SF WD Museum; so many people to mention but the pics are still closeby-Miss Molly posted the group ones for us. LOVING these ladies already! What genuinely nice and FUN people! Can't wait to meet more of you!πŸ˜ƒ - TinkerSchelle  2077.6 #85 11:55PM
I saw those pics and it seemed to be lots of fun! How did you like the museum? Its awesome you were able to find Disney magic even when you are far from Disneyland! Thank you for sharing! - PrincessLaShell  15.5 #8920 12:13AM
It is really cool! I wish I could say I experienced more of it, but everyone was so nice it was hard not to focus on MWers and pay attention to the exhibits! And we missed the movie cuz Miss Molly, Kshea, Adventurer, yellow Tonka & I went off for a quick lunch! Wouldn't have changed a thing though! πŸ‘ - TinkerSchelle  2077.6 #85 12:23AM
Yesterday was my first meetup at the museum with TinkerShelle and the she gang! MWers are amazing people!! And it was great talking to Miss Mollie about her family history that's rooted so deep in Disney:) - hatgal76  452.1 #527 4:42AM
This was a blast. I believe everyone drove quite a few miles to get to SF. This wasn't my first, it was my second meet up. Everyone clicked after the awkwardness went away. Loved the experience meeting everyone. - adventurerEnDisneylandia {AED}  1174.1 #167 8:17AM
Yep! That was my first one too! And I believe we are planning another one for the weekend of the Tink half marathon! Right? - MissMolly  1401.3 #139 1:48PM
Hoping its for the day before the run...because I may not be able to walk after! πŸ˜‚ Or maybe after for a drink or two would be better to hide the muscle pain! 😫 - Darlingwendi  1228.1 #157 2:53PM
You know we are Molly! πŸ‘. We will get a wheelchair if we have Wendi; you have to be there!!! So far me, Molly, Wendi...everyone welcome! Details to follow!✨ - TinkerSchelle  2077.6 #85 5:48PM
Molly-let's see if we can get Dave and the guys he featured in the NYE song to perform! We can save up RAK's and pay them!πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - TinkerSchelle  2077.6 #85 5:53PM
My first meet up was when a beloved MW east coaster came to visit. It was nerve racking but a couple of us did a mini meet up and joined the big one together. Everyone makes you feel so welcome and as if you have always belonged. Now I have made some of the most amazing friends ever. - KissDclown  1089.2 #185 12:32AM
Kiss is right, if we see someone shy standing nearby, we bring them in and talk to them and make you feel like you belong. This community is very unique in that...everyone is welcoming in person and doesn't want to leave anyone out.... - MarshaMouse  5036.3 #28 12:40AM
Amen! - NotSoDapperDan  323.9 #841 2:20AM
My first meetup was when I crashed the Xmas gift exchange last year, stole HanLostLeia's name tag and wore it the whole night having no idea what it meant. - ScubaSteve028  835.5 #242 12:37AM
LOL I remember that πŸ˜‚ - MarshaMouse  5036.3 #28 12:47AM
And that is why I will forever call you imposter!! - Deltachiq  1244.3 #153 12:53AM
Buhahaah that is something my husband would do! Thank you for sharing your funny story! - PrincessLaShell  15.5 #8920 8:53AM
All I could remember is that you and Shaggy were acting like wierdos the whole night. - HanLostLeia  1098.3 #181 8:57AM
My first meetup was actually the day before my birthday. It was an astro blasters meet up. I walked up, nervous of course and just started introducing myself. I don't think I ever hugged so many strangers in my life, but immediately I felt the love! Honestly we want to meet you just as much as you want to meet us! - AshleyLynn22  791.2 #261 12:52AM
Yeah maybe if I just start hugging people it will kill the nervousness...I feel excited to start meeting mwers after reading all these wonderful stories...thank you for sharing - PrincessLaShell  15.5 #8920 8:57AM
My first meetup was also the gift exchange last Christmas! I remember calling my mom on the way there And she freaked out that I was meeting up with people I met on the Internet! She just didn't get it. Lol. I was so nervous but it was so fun And I met some awesome people that I still hang out with that day - Deltachiq  1244.3 #153 12:59AM
My first actual meet up was at trader SAMs for rays bday it was funny good time that will haunt me for awhile. but i met so many cool people and I guess I broke the ice with some people there. Lol I knew mwers before that but by themselves trader sams I believe was my first meet up, - Hendizl  2874.6 #52 1:04AM
Don't worry, i think it will only haunt you for about 10 min ;) - MaidMiriam  308.0 #939 1:51AM
Great meetup! Lol - ScubaSteve028  835.5 #242 9:28AM
My first meet up was a mini meet up hosted by Deltachiq. i didn't know anyone at all. I just went up to one of them (lilo84) and asked if she was with MW. I also met spaceRAYnger. They met my daughter before she was even walking. Now, our kiddos run around together :) it's amazing how from that little meet up, it turned into great friendships, for both my daughter and I - MaidMiriam  308.0 #939 2:00AM
I miss you both! - Deltachiq  1244.3 #153 6:56AM
Like Vegan7LuvsStitch mentioned before, that Trader Sam's meetup was also my first. And no matter how old I get, the shy, nervous, insecure high school girl still lives inside me. Thoughts run through your head: will they like me? Am I cool enough? Did I say the right thing? But I have simply been welcomed with open arms by everyone I've met. Be yourself is the best advice. The kindness in this community is great, and I have been fortunate to meet many wonderful MWers. Hope to meet you soon - Willierose  2374.9 #72 3:33AM
Well, I've never been to one in the parks but my first one was an oregon meet up at the disney store. I felt a little lame not being able to relate to them in going to the parks as much anymore but they were amazing people and it was super fun! - Poisen_Ivy  318.3 #875 4:41AM
My first meetup was an accident. The hojo was giving away a gift card after the 10th anniversary ceremony of sept 11. At the same time, the Sandcars, Dave, Suuzinoc, Lilsterner, and a few others converged and we went off to ride a few rides. All 5 of them are great friends of mine even still - ladylikesdisney  945.0 #216 4:43AM
It's been too long since I've seen you around. See you at the half marathon! - LilSterner  5828.4 #24 9:16AM
My first meetup was one that Deltachiq & DuckieFan2 (PrincessDuckie) had hosted at the Jungle Cruise. So glad to have met Deltachiq as we're friends now. It was so strange introducing myself to strangers, not knowing if they even know who you are. I also got to meet MarshaMouse, ooohtoodles, AAD247, HannLeia, who were also so nice & welcoming. Later that night at an Astro Blaster meetup I got to meet Dave & SpaceRAYnger. I must admit its still awkward gong but the more you meet the easier it gets. Also becomes more fun as you look forward to seeing your friends and making new ones ;) - PinkElephants  745.7 #288 7:19AM
My first meetup was actually in Fresno. It was near Halloween, and was supposed to be a costume meetup. We pulled up to the park and were like , "Oh crap." We didn't see anybody else in costume. I was head-to-toe Cruella, with my husband as Jasper and my son as Pongo in tow. Then thankfully, I saw Armenda. I'd never been so happy to see an adult dressed as Snow White in all my life. We met so many awesome (though costume-less) MWers that day, including Calicanuk and MrsIncredible. We've done a few more Fresno meet ups since then, and even summoned the courage to host one last October in the parks. Worst-case-scenario, you go to one and spend a small portion of your day in awkward silence. But best case (and much more likely) scenario, you make lifelong friends and reaffirm your love for disney with some of the coolest people you'll ever meet. Trust me, if I (as Cruella) can do it, so can you! - LittleAprilShowers  587.7 #378 10:20AM
Β°oΒ°WelcomeΒ°oΒ°. - E-Ticket  1478.6 #128 10:26AM
Warm welcome to you! My first official meet up was at this years birthday bash. Although I had met other Mwers before through random Raks, and the fantasmic glow with the show event (wasn't an official meet up), that night made me realize what I've found and I am NEVER letting go!(so your stuck with me :-P) I have been to a few meet ups after that, and all I have to say is go! Its a life changing experience that I wouldn't trade for all the Disney magic in the world. The people I have met, the fun experiences I will cherish for a lifetime. I can not wait to cause more shinanegans at the next meetup :-) - mini_MINNIE  1165.8 #168 10:57AM
Omg thank you sooo much to all of you that have shared your stories with me... I am excited to start meeting everyone and experiencing disney magic with new friends! Seriously thank you for all of your kind words of encouragement and sharing your awesome stories with me! - PrincessLaShell  15.5 #8920 1:29PM
It's funny bc as awkward as you may feel, you are all already connected by Mr. Walt Disney πŸ˜„I remember having an awesome moment at the museum pointing something out...I looked up and was like, "oooh! I don't have to pretend I'm not as excited as I really am. We can all dork out together!!" And I guess my very first meetup was meeting Dave and having him take my cousin and I to Club 1901...and we didn't even know what it was! - MissMolly  1401.3 #139 1:54PM
My 1st meetup was Leap Day at the AstroBlasters, that was hosted by VFX. Soooo many MW'rs. I was shy but introduced myself to SueBayou and she was very sweet and welcoming amongst all the chaos. I met CaraMiaPooh and Sparrow, MelB, Fredo and Alex and a several others. Had run ins at the park that week with several MW'rs and everyone was very, VERY nice! I wish I live closer so I could attend more and get to know everyone better. There are many I would still love to meet. You'll fit right in! Hello and Welcome!!! - melissa_ficent  322.8 #850 2:16PM
Thank you for posting this PrincessLaShell! I am also new here and when I started seeing posts and pictures about meet ups it made me nervous! Don't get me wrong I love making new friends but it is hard to go up to someone you don't know and say hello. At least it is for me LOL!! So hearing everyone's stories made me feel a lot better about it and I see that I am not the only one feeling nervous. I don't know when I will be ready to go to a meet up or even able to make it to one but I will definitely try :-) Thank you everyone for your stories. You all made me feel so much better about meet ups and can't wait to meet you all :-) - MrsTinkPan  9.7 #11944 6:18PM
You are welcome...I felt so lucky to have so many people share their memories! - PrincessLaShell  15.5 #8920 4:51PM

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  8338.9 #12 8:38PM
Thank you for reading! - Admin  6:26PM
cant wait to read it - ebugsmama  19.6 #7843 10:32PM
  - teapotsandteacups  1744.6 #106 10:17PM
- sunvalgifts  171.7 #2465 7:40AM

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  1299.4 #0 2:55AM
And they share - suzieq65  156.3 #2712 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  693.0 #316 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  693.0 #316 7:43PM
!!! And I thought working up to 73 credits was good lol - sunvalgifts  171.7 #2465 12:21PM

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 #5282 8:01AM
- CT4625  105.1 #3618 8:30PM
Now that looks like a good service. - MoChuck  159.7 #2659 11:24AM
I use this every time I'm at the parks now and llove it!!!!  Thanks Admin - leopardditz2000  1202.9 #160 7:44PM

Here are the top 10 News Contributors:

1. BaseballMickey
8078.12

2. Stitch_Legacy
5143.16

3. RickChavez
3672.13

4. ScooterMike
1962.99

5. SPandEvLover
4840.62

6. caramiapoohluvsbb8
4485.49

7. DLKenCA
3012.9

8. IDVandalSkipperCM
2637.68

9. Dave
13832.5

10. LilSterner
5828.36



SEE TOP 50 NEWS CONTRIBUTORS

#Breaking news 🚨  This needs to be updated! - MadameLeota  4649.0 #32 3:40PM
Just a little...;) - ShariRenee  11977.1 #8 4:44PM
Okay, a little bit! Lol - MadameLeota  4649.0 #32 10:56PM

DISNEYLAND PARK:

Indiana Jones Sep 12-Sep 15
Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln Aug 22-Sep 30
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:

The Little Mermaid Sep 6-Sep 29
Goofy's Sky School Sep 26-28




 

Were visiting during the diamond celebration.  I'm so excited because all of our favorite rides will be open! - Dsc1983  20.3 #7684 10:53PM
Awesome! Can't wait! - PrincessDaisy_FU2Rcm  361.5 #689 8:33AM
Silly symphony swings are open. We went on them today (for the first time)!  - DisneyDiane316  800.9 #259 6:50PM
See @teapotsandteacups post today...  Says reopens Sept 9!  Thank you! - Dianat710  84.3 #4012 8:05PM
It opened today! Line was way too long for me so I shall try another day😒 - DarthFairy  693.0 #316 9:09PM

Thanked by:   Tom   carminaire   kimdis   102 More Thanks connielu   Luv-Mickey   ocmommy  

 
MONTHLY OVERALL REAL-TIME LEADERBOARD

1. Winnie111286
1536.45

2. ShariRenee
576.91

3. Melody_CM
495.57

4. SorcererD91
483.12

5. Coaster
462.63

6. DisneyDiane316
456.95

7. grumpypapa
449.04

8. sheridanrabbit
400.39

9. secretagentangel
368.8

10. dizzneyfan
363.24



SEE TOP 100 LEADERS

I love Disneyland! - Melody_CM  23522.6 #3 11:30PM
Me too - LaPearleNoir  2567.4 #61 1:11PM
Yes, yes. I know you do.  - crazyfriends  7.8 #13859 2:03AM
Who doesn't love Disneyland???  Happiest place on earth.  :) - Disneylanddad702  467.2 #506 2:38PM
Wow I've never made a list before. Thanks - disneybob49  1154.6 #171 9:59AM
How am I #1? Wait times and posting to the lounge the last 3 days? Awesome!! I love Mousewait! πŸ˜€ - sheridanrabbit  733.5 #292 7:05PM
I left a week ago and I'm still #2 on the list!! YAY!! πŸ˜€ - sheridanrabbit  733.5 #292 6:22PM

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

Iam new to this love reading the post and looking at the pictures   - Disneydollarpam  77.2 #4159 9:01AM
- DisneyMom13  357.5 #702 10:32AM
 to  - DisneyHeidi09  292.1 #1041 5:18PM
 Always taking care of us... we love u Admin!!!  - calidream1  398.0 #610 7:05PM
Welcome. Enjoy your Disney day. - mrsccc2  16.4 #8651 3:11PM
 and  - vellybelly  13.5 #0 10:47PM

Did you know that you can find refurb info with a quick iPhone Spotlight Search? Learn how to find updated Disneyland info fast with a few hidden tricks in MouseWait 9. Post your tips below!


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  504.8 #461 12:29PM
I Loved across the street once. - nitromouse  300.6 #984 10:55PM
πŸ˜‚ - TinyDancerTay  569.1 #394 12:03AM
I love across the street, for a week, two or three times a year.  - crazyfriends  7.8 #13859 4:42PM

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  2053.5 #87 4:48PM
Spent $490 on it the other day - CVDisneyland  460.3 #514 12:40PM
Thank you! - Admin  5:04PM
I noticed this post is kind of old, but is the Amazon link still working? My hubby tried to buy something through it but it didn't work. @Admin - DisneyDiane316  800.9 #259 7:59PM
Thanks for letting us know DisneyDiane316 the link should be fixed now for Amazon, or you can use this URL http://amzn.to/OUTbbI thanks! - Admin  4:41PM
Thanks for sending the updated link Admin. Will be shopping soon! - DisneyDiane316  800.9 #259 6:42PM
Yay! Using this today I always forget to buy through the mw link . Bump for more people to use.  - mozbaby  148.8 #2832 7:16AM

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

Oh how we miss you MSEP... 😩😩😩 - DisneyBallers  57.3 #4706 10:05PM
what is MSEP? - markchop  99.4 #3727 9:35PM
Main Street Electrical Parade - sawman911  3659.2 #46 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 #5282 1:35PM
!!! - DisneyMom13  357.5 #702 7:43PM
!!!! That is soooo cool!!! - dizzneyfan  1094.0 #183 8:06AM
Nice pic!πŸ“· - Stitchcrazy62622  22.6 #7279 10:18PM
Awesome!! - stanvoodoo  54.6 #4809 7:25PM

Download VOYAGEERS to your device today! Discover the VOYAGEERS Society, and the magical Main Street Realm in this action packed adventure for kids of ALL ages! Also available on iBooks and Kobo. Follow the VOYAGEERS on Facebook for more info and behind the scenes exclusives.

Like normal I am late to the party. Reading it now - Tealtownfan  1152.2 #172 3:13PM
Got it! More than halfway thru it! It's a lot of fun!!!πŸ‘πŸ‘βœ¨βœ¨ - TinkerSchelle  2077.6 #85 10:53PM
Weeeeee - MommyandBash  433.7 #545 10:29PM
Just got a kindle so as soon as I figure out how to work it I'll be buying it. πŸ˜‰ - varela2892  84.3 #4011 2:38PM

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  5375.5 #25 9:42PM
  - JediKitty  1286.0 #149 10:32PM
I miss the  - DisneyMom13  357.5 #702 1:34AM


Love seeing everyone's pictures from Disneyland !! I know, we always have a good time :) - Lyssa2012  196.2 #2129 11:22PM
i am so glad i got to experience it,  but did not have to go thru it! - MsTikiMermadam  1498.5 #126 5:56AM
Hey I'm finally on this list πŸ˜„πŸ‘πŸŽ‰ - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4409.9 #37 10:39PM
Your always on the list!!! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚list of what I don't know😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝. Jk - Fantasmicfan1  5375.5 #25 12:34PM
Fantasmicfan1 I just read that in the voice of Rodney Dangerfield from Back to School! - KennyV  1231.8 #156 3:48PM
Fantastic!! - Ilovegoofy  130.9 #3127 4:37PM
Thank you to all who post from the park!! Love seeing the park when I cannot be there. - snowgrey  8.4 #13173 2:49PM
Top of the list  - buzzgoneyear92  280.4 #1136 12:09AM


 
MONTHLY WAIT TIME LEADERS REAL-TIME: Thank you to everyone who enters accurate wait times--you earn MouseRank Points, Credits, worldwide fame, and wealth beyond your wildest dreams when you enter wait times at the Park (ok maybe not the last two things). Please remember to ONLY enter wait times that you have verified in person, this improves our algorithm substantially, thanks!

1. Winnie111286
1324.43

2. Melody_CM
491.07

3. Coaster
462.63

4. ShariRenee
397.7

5. sheridanrabbit
375.23

6. SorcererD91
368.32

7. grumpypapa
348.8

8. Tom
334.2

9. sawman911
306.43

10. dizzneyfan
303.27

 

SEE THE TOP 100

14 more days and I shall be entering in wait times for the first time( I was slow and shy to post). Well actually it will be 15 days. The first  day we check in and go to Trader Sam's. πŸ˜‰ - varela2892  84.3 #4011 7:14AM
I just want to thank all the newbies who are on the list so much lately! This was started as a wait time and more app so by your starting out from the beginning doing wait times is awesome! 2/3of my points are from wait times. I make a game of it and have fun doing them. Hope everyone tries it, it helps others and you earn credits!!πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ - secretagentangel  8502.7 #11 9:06PM
Half of my points are from wait times.  - Goofytom  3127.3 #49 10:28PM
I figure it is the least my wife and i can do, plus it is great exercise! I keep saying, one of these days we will go to one of the meet-ups. We generally only go on Saturday and sometimes Sunday as well. That darn thing called 'work' just gets in the way!  - oiler2112  1022.3 #204 7:07AM
Pretty much all my points are from wait times  - kimo  271.1 #1232 6:54PM
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  61.9 #4566 10:10AM
I can't wait to enter wait times for the first time in a couple weeks!  - miadawn128  157.6 #2690 7:00PM
It's so much fun! @@miadawn128 πŸ˜€ - sheridanrabbit  733.5 #292 9:14PM
Hey! I'm in the top 10 for once haha! πŸ˜ŽπŸ‘πŸ» - DisneyDiane316  800.9 #259 9:37AM
Nice job DisneyDiane316 - miadawn128  157.6 #2690 7:04AM

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. 

When you support our Platinum Partner Hotels, you help us to improve MouseWait. Both hotels are run by the best management team in the business, and you won't get better service anywhere else!

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  296.3 #1010 1:26PM
What percentage saving are we looking at for being MouseWaiters? Is it better than a AAA discount.  - MoChuck  159.7 #2659 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  23635.6 #2 10:51AM
You are awesome.  Thanks Admin - Winnie111286  23635.6 #2 1:28PM
@@@Disneydollarpam - disneyforme  774.9 #271 10:04PM

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


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 #1013 7:42PM
- MommyandBash  433.7 #545 4:52PM
We want more books - sctoaonk75  295.3 #1013 7:42PM
- sunvalgifts  171.7 #2465 12:55PM

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

1. Winnie111286
7359

2. uscdisneyteacher
7025

3. CobbPR
6911

4. misschurro
6449

5. Dave
6176

6. BaseballMickey
6077

7. pikarich
5980

8. Plumiegirl
5610

9. Duchess_SMK
5561

10. Stitch_Legacy
4717



SEE THE TOP 100

This list needs to be updated! Just saying😬 - MadameLeota  4649.0 #32 9:51PM
is this just a standing thing? Never changes? - DarthFairy  693.0 #316 8:06PM
This is so true, it never changes, what's up with that lol - itsmyglassslipper  569.3 #393 12:28PM
I know and I'm still on itπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - Plumiegirl  10393.0 #9 5:56PM
I thought it was just me. Lol. Someone needs to hit the refresh button. :) - DeadliestPassholder  386.5 #628 2:10PM

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  3127.3 #49 6:41PM
Yes, 1 question every 24 hrs was difficult to stick with.  - DisneyMom13  357.5 #702 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  357.5 #702 6:34PM
I will announce the December tournament date this week. - Admin 11:58PM
Can't wait! - sawman911  3659.2 #46 6:30PM
Still waiting. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - MeridaFan  4244.2 #39 12:59PM
I end up deleting games while in progress due to opponents leaving me hanging FOR-EH-VER!!! - MommyandBash  433.7 #545 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  1736.3 #109 2:20PM
Any chance of this coming to Android? - dsnylnd4me  369.7 #665 12:08PM

Invest in Disney Fine Art with our new Platinum Partner, Magical Memories. Watch for MouseWait art exclusives in the Lounge and use this code: MW10 for 10% off! When you support Magical Memories, you also support the continued development and maintenance of MouseWait. Earn 1000 Credits for each purchase--just send your receipt to [email protected]-- thank you for your support!

- LaPearleNoir  2567.4 #61 7:22PM
- teapotsandteacups  1744.6 #106 3:50PM
- sunvalgifts  171.7 #2465 3:10PM
- SnowKitty  115.6 #3421 8:03PM

Here are the Top 10 MouseWaiters of All-Time:

1. Coaster
24582.3

2. Winnie111286
23635.6

3. Melody_CM
23522.6

4. Dave
13832.5

5. Tom
13544.2

6. jacdanfan
13401.4

7. goofygal
12780.2

8. ShariRenee
11977.3

9. Plumiegirl
10393

10. uscdisneyteacher
8766.97


Such great people on this list, many who doSo much for the app. 😍😍 - secretagentangel  8502.7 #11 2:09PM
Yay! Thank you! - Song  2242.4 #77 8:50AM
- EvilqueenRS  704.2 #306 9:57PM
Very nice. I'll make It on the list one of these days! - larrywong318  214.3 #1900 11:09AM

Get a quick overview of the new features in MouseWait 9 for iOS, our biggest update since 2009! Get the free version here, or upgrade to Platinum here

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  1744.6 #106 11:41PM
This was helpful.. But I'm still having an issue posting to pics to the loungeπŸ˜‘ - 1Minnie58  7.5 #14225 10:12AM


 
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  2249.0 #76 8:03PM
Will there be a 3 and when? - menifeemom  227.0 #1723 7:31PM
I really enjoyed reading them. I think I need to do a re read of them plus the Voyagers series. - arianwenmcb  243.3 #1516 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  130.9 #3127 8:42AM

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
14.24

2. Donald1967
6.84

3. DisneyMom13
4.51

4. Goofytom
2.52

5. sheridanrabbit
1.3

6. DonaldRox
1.27

7. teapotsandteacups
0.83

8. Boundin
0.8

9. mamabeam
0.51

10. DisneyDiane316
0.5

 

Yay @@Moog!!!! So great!  πŸ˜ - valj84DisneyDeppAddict  316.6 #887 6:28PM
You sweet thing!  You crack me up!  I'm merely an apprentice being schooled by @@Tom!! - Moog  97.6 #3753 11:33AM
πŸ‘‹β€οΈ - Tom  13544.2 #5 11:47AM
Wtg @@DisneyMakesMeSmile and @@Moog ;) - otilegna  2818.8 #54 7:41PM
A major compliment from someone who hands me my you know what every game, @@otilegna 😜!!! - Moog  97.6 #3753 8:05PM
Yay !!!  - otilegna  2818.8 #54 9:42AM
Hey! I made top 10!! !  - DisneyDiane316  800.9 #259 8:29PM
Way to go, beautiful!   - Wyldsideb  220.0 #1816 1:42PM
With a whopping ONE point! - phillip...  1391.8 #140 9:17PM
I can't hate...it's more than I got - Wyldsideb  220.0 #1816 7:58PM
Hey phillip... I worked hard for that 1 point! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - DisneyDiane316  800.9 #259 8:38PM
You're slacking. You're down to less than half a point, but at least you're still on the list. - phillip...  1391.8 #140 11:42AM
Wow look at that my first list yay not many points but I'm there 😊 - Donald1967  184.1 #2288 8:33PM

Did you know that almost everything in MouseWait can be found with a few taps in the MagicSearch bar? Did you know that we add things to MagicSearch weekly (i.e. requests from you--see below)? MagicSearch enables ONE-THUMB searching to help you find individual menu items, vegetarian or gluten free food, reviews, wait times (even restaurant wait times), exclusive insider Disneyland tips, annual pass holder, parking info, Star Wars Park info, celebrities, Disneyland news, Hidden Mickeys, crowd forecasts (unFORECAST), Photopass, birthdays, refurbishment info, and amazing content from almost a million pages of original content in the MouseWait Lounge. 

This is an  app. Thank you @@@@Admin - LiveLaughLoveDisney  302.8 #0 2:46PM
Thank you LiveLaughLoveDisney! - Admin  5:59PM
Love this tool - Chumash28  1666.9 #113 5:02PM
Cool app. But can't find info when they start Christmas holidays decorations  - DDTINK57  405.7 #596 5:44PM
Usually the first week of November. - Bambim44  122.0 #0 7:25AM
The search bar is amazing - UTDISNEYFAMILY  2053.5 #87 4:57PM

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

1. Tot mw farewell meetup all passes access
Dec 15, 2016 08:00pm

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  1498.5 #126 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  8502.7 #11 7:55PM
ok,  last time for btr....  πŸ˜Ή - MsTikiMermadam  1498.5 #126 6:03AM
 I changed it to August 5πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - secretagentangel  8502.7 #11 11:07AM
I spy Christmas in July! - PumpkinweenieVelinee  3966.5 #43 12:44PM
Looks like July 22! More to follow!  - secretagentangel  8502.7 #11 9:52PM
Really hoping to make it to Christmas in July - Melody_CM  23522.6 #3 11:12AM
- PumpkinweenieVelinee  3966.5 #43 11:55AM
I'll add post tonight!  - secretagentangel  8502.7 #11 3:18PM
It's been bumped but next MEETUP is this Friday, September 16 at DCA for another "last time" on the attractions being changed! Watch for the main post!  - secretagentangel  8502.7 #11 1:42PM
Next meetups are.... At DCA, possibly Tuesday September 20, Friday, September 23, Friday, September  30, Friday October, 7, 14, 21, 28,(come join the choc  walk group), dapper day dress up Friday, November 4, plus that Sunday and........ to infinity and beyondπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚. Will add in a couple more of  the week days depending on the MHP schedule for maybe either a soundsational  meet up or WOC meet up. Whatever's on the calendar. Just a heads up for everybody planning a visit in the next seven weeks. Once PTN is back we'll  add more of those also. Also watch for cadaver calls for meetups on certain MHP nights. We'll  be having  one the night we go, October 5 , an  hour before the party starts. I'll post reminders soon!!  dm me with suggestions too if you want me to post one or help posting your own!πŸ˜„πŸ˜„ - secretagentangel  8502.7 #11 2:14PM

Your Donations Help Us Make MouseWait Better!

TOP MWs of the WEEK

1.Winnie111286 623.28 #2  
2.Melody_CM 491.21 #3  
3.spicoli 265 #192  
4.disneyforme 238.71 #271  
5.ShariRenee 221.99 #8  
6.DisneyDiane316 177.73 #259  
7.jacdanfan 140.93 #6  
8.SorcererD91 138.81 #30  
9.secretagentangel 132.63 #11  
10.sawman911 128.05 #46  

MW Quality Top 100    Monthly Leaders   Top 100 MouseRank Leaders  Top 50 News  Monthly Wait Time Leaders


Use this link to do your shopping on Amazon.com and MouseWait benefits from your purchases!






Get Disneyland and MouseWait News before anyone else! Join our Priority Text List today.


By UsernameBy Keyword
See what's happening LIVE at Disneyland!