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Jan 30, 2013 7:57 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
It's been quite some time since I have posted on here. This is a somewhat serious post and it will probably be a long one, so here it goes. Has anyone ever experienced something at Disneyland that pretty much made you not want to go anymore? Without getting into too many details, I spent a lot of time with someone at Disneyland most of last year that pretty much ended in heart break. Since then I have lost my love for the parks (hopefully temporarily). For most of my life Disneyland was always the safe and comforting zone, no matter what. For some reason this one time changed all that. I went ahead and renewed my pass today so I can try to feel that magic again. Has anyone else ever had this happen before? If so, what did you do to feel the comfort of Disneyland again?

I do know how that feels, and I have friends who have dealt with this too. I think the best thing I did was make it MY thing again. Make it something that I love without anyone else in the picture, well besides my son. I went on solo trips and felt so weird, I got on here and met tons of friends and once I truly immersed myself with MW friends I grew to LOVE Disneyland for ME, not us. So I say I'm glad you renewed now you got to slowly bring yourself back, with many people and alone. Little by little you'll love it for you and anyone who comes in your life won't destroy your love for DL because its your thing, with or without others. That's my best advice. Do I still miss trips with him...absolutely but I learned a new way to love the parks and that's just for me. - MarshaMouse  4074.5 #24 8:06PM
That was beautifully said. - DisneyGrandma  739.7 #221 8:09PM
I've experienced the same thing. I could not have said it better. - IMissDisney  1205.3 #120 8:11PM
Well said. Thank you as always for your kind and wise words. - MrsSchnooks  2926.7 #38 8:31PM
Well said Marsha - debbiev  914.6 #174 8:32PM
So glad you did! Love you! - RCmom  5220.6 #15 8:43PM
I am really happy for you Marsha. Thank you for sharing. 😘 - LaPearleNoir  1303.9 #106 8:50PM
Reason why I love this woman! You're amazing! - AshleyLynn22  791.2 #202 8:53PM
All I've got to say is the guy must have been an idiot! - MeridaFan  3475.4 #28 9:33PM
Well said! I'm happy you found your love for the parks again because I love seeing you there! 😊😘 - ZeeAlice  617.7 #284 9:52PM
If you have time you should stop by Scubasteve's and Vincent_chase's kissing booth on Valentines day! It will be set up on Main Street! They will be happy to have a customer besides LaTruce! - ShaggyNagy  89.3 #3575 8:27PM
Kisses are free but any donations are welcome!! - ShaggyNagy  89.3 #3575 8:27PM
They actually give you money - HanLostLeia  1098.3 #141 8:33PM
Yeah it's getting expensive. - ScubaSteve028  835.7 #190 8:35PM
prime example of those friendshipsπŸ˜‚ - toph  2416.6 #46 8:41PM
******LMBO! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - MadameLeota  1936.1 #69 9:00PM
πŸ˜³πŸ‘¬ πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - caramiapoohAKAface  3322.6 #32 9:19PM
Someone should tell him to brush his teeth. - vincentchase1  672.8 #250 10:22AM
Can I choose the location of my kiss? πŸ‘ - philliprocks  930.4 #169 11:05AM
Yeah, BESIDES LaTruce. πŸ˜‚πŸ‘ - iPoca.  916.9 #173 11:54AM
not if you are wearing that make up.^^ - vincentchase1  672.8 #250 11:58AM
LOL!! Ewwwwww, Not me. I'd rather kiss frogs. 🐸 - iPoca.  916.9 #173 12:02PM
It's going to be prob really hard at first. I remember there was a time when it was hard for me to not think about the memories I had with a certain person. Our first date was at DL and we would go pretty much every weekend for 4 years. Everywhere I went, there was something that reminded me of that time. Slowly, I started going with people that got my mind off of it and kept me happy. It was hard but I kept going. After a couple of years, I met someone new and we started creating our own memories. I got to experience that magic all over again!!! 3 years later we got engaged at the Castle and we continue to have wonderful memories at DL. You will always have those memories. There are still days I see things that take me back but it's ok. That's what life is all about...learning from our past and looking to a brighter future!! Take it easy, I promise you will be ok 😘 - caramiapoohAKAface  3322.6 #32 8:46PM
I am at a complete loss for words. All of your advice and comforts has been more of a help than I imagined. Perhaps I will start trying to go on my own again. Last time I tried was shortly after it happened in October, I guess it was a bit too soon. This time I will do what I should have done a long time ago, meet up with me fellow Mouse Waiters. Thank you all so much, this means a lot to me. :) - TheAlternate  30.8 #5327 1:49AM
Yay for you! A fresh start! - MeridaFan  3475.4 #28 10:05AM
Disneyland will always be there for you. Just go with childlike enthusiasm and everything will get better. Go visit the goats next time. They always make me happy. - Sharkgrrl19  229.2 #1520 12:21PM
I know how you feel - well not so much for myself, but for my parents. My little sister had moved to Concord to be a nanny, and on New Year's she was driving home from an all-night party at church and fell asleep at the wheel and was killed. Her last words to my parents after they drove her to Concord were "Don't go to Disneyland without me!" So for many years my parents couldn't bring themselves to go to the park. When their grand kids were old enough to go to Disneyland, my parents decided it was time to do a family trip, so we all went there for Christmas. It took a while, but now they are able to enjoy their trips and just think if all of our great family memories. I hope that you can put whatever happened into a different frame and be able to enjoy the parks in a new way and make new memories that may be even better! - PrincessKristin  780.8 #206 9:14PM
I'm so sorry to hear that. I'm glad they now can now remember the good times and make more happy memories - cesium55  531.6 #343 9:20PM
😘😘😘 - caramiapoohAKAface  3322.6 #32 9:21PM
Love you PK~ 😘😘 - DisneyFanZoe  1111.4 #138 9:23PM
My heart goes out to your parents and you. What a heart wrenching tragedy. I am glad the grandbabies were able to help your parents get to a place where their hearts could heal a bit in regard to disneyland. - aidensmama  340.1 #633 9:24PM
What a horrible tragedy! So sorry for your loss! - MeridaFan  3475.4 #28 9:35PM
Big GiANT ((((hug))) oh how strong of your parents to do - MarshaMouse  4074.5 #24 9:54PM
i'm sorry this has happened but gradually you'll realize things happen for a reason. i won't say you'll forget it but, you'll learn from it and move on. admin has created this vacation type atmosphere where many of us have formed friendships. i hope this place can help you find the magic, laughter, and love you had for the parks again soon. - toph  2416.6 #46 8:14PM
Nicely said. - debbiev  914.6 #174 8:46PM
This gal right here, is awesome. Nicely said toph. 😘😘 - DisneyFanZoe  1111.4 #138 9:12PM
I'm really sorry you're hurting. Most of us can relate. Losing someone, no matter the circumstances can have a profound effect on us. I think you renewing is a great idea. Take your time, don't rush things, surround yourself with everyone else in your life that loves you, friends and family. Lean on them for support, grieve your loss and then pick yourself up and keep on going. Find new experiences, make new memories, have a ton of fun. Heck, go with MWers. Some of the best times I've had, has been with the lovable and crazy fun people I've met here. Laughing until you cry, will do you a world of good. Keep your head up! - DisneyFanZoe  1111.4 #138 9:21PM
My advice is stop having a pity party and get over yourself. Realize that when you wrap your happiness around another person you never had and don't deserve the magic. If you want to be happy go make new happy memories. - rexy650  257.7 #1173 8:10PM
Wow, kinda blunt there, huh? - lovetheland7  175.1 #2196 8:17PM
Well that's one way to put it. - ScubaSteve028  835.7 #190 8:18PM
Blunt is good... It's honest which is what was asked for. - rexy650  257.7 #1173 8:20PM
ouch, dude. ouch. - nicoleface  1749.9 #77 8:21PM
You don't even know the story. Kind of harsh to tell her to "stop having a pitty party" - dimplesdanie  1236.7 #114 8:21PM
sorry if you don't get that heartbreak is a real thing that happens to people and isn't just a pity party? hope you get some advice out of this, thealternate. - nicoleface  1749.9 #77 8:22PM
Dang who hurt you? - vincentchase1  672.8 #250 8:29PM
My advise is to disregard this comment...have a little compassion, geez!! 😏 - caramiapoohAKAface  3322.6 #32 8:34PM
My comment has nothing to do with being mean. I have never been a person to let my happy anything depend on someone else. A person controls their own happiness. It sucks to have a place you share with an ex that you love but if you love it keep it. The post is out there for ALL to see and comment on even blunt people. - rexy650  257.7 #1173 8:53PM
Wow. That was harsh. - FindMeAtTheCove  237.4 #1395 8:56PM
Wow, not so cool of you to say. No one has any business telling someone else to get over the hurt. No one! People grieve in different ways and the are entitled to feel ANYWAY they want. Oh, and feelings don't just shut on and off for everyone. This is like telling someone who is hurting that they shouldn't feel bad because someone has it worse. That's like saying someone can't be happy because someone has it better. And no, blunt is not goo. Where'd you get your psych degree from, huh? - aidensmama  340.1 #633 9:11PM
You're incredibly insensitive, and frankly, your answer was rude. The OP doesn't need to get over themselves. You have no clue what the circumstances are, or how long it's been since they parted ways. What the OP is experiencing is real and pretty normal for those of us who love others. If you can't be kind when someone is hurting, it's best you say nothing. - DisneyFanZoe  1111.4 #138 9:11PM
I would normally take offense to a comment like this. However I know that when it comes to emotions its all very subjective. Though there was a harshness to your comment that was obvious and to be honest, very naive and simplistic. While I understand you were being honest (and I appreciate that), throwing out "advice" like "just get over it" isn't really how people heal from hurtful memories or moments. I think if people were able to simply turn off and on emotions like a button, no one would have any issues at all. I fully plan on making happy memories for myself at Disneyland again, that was the whole point of the post in the first place. Healing takes time, I hope you can understand that. - TheAlternate  30.8 #5327 9:50AM
Hey NIN fan. So sorry about your heartbreak. Sounds like it's time to make some wonderful new memories. Have you ever been to a MW meet up? They are quite fun. Time to start doing something for someone else- it will make you feel better. - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  4705.5 #20 8:15PM
You should hang out with LaTruce, Vincent_Chase, HanLostLeia, ShaggyNaggy and I. We never get any girls. - ScubaSteve028  835.7 #190 8:23PM
That's why all of us are eating together at Lazy Dog right now. - ScubaSteve028  835.7 #190 8:26PM
Ummm... Beware of this group πŸ˜‚. Just kidding- all awesome and funny guys! - LilSterner  4733.9 #19 8:28PM
They bring laughter hanging with them that's for sure - MarshaMouse  4074.5 #24 9:10PM
Speak for yourself scuba... Lol - LaTruce  2259.5 #54 9:19PM
This is a guy!!!! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ‘¬πŸ‘¬ - caramiapoohAKAface  3322.6 #32 9:20PM
i think everyone that frequents or visits disneyland over a long period of their lifetime goes through different phases of how they enjoy the parks. as a kid it can be pure unadulterated joy. as you get older it's about going on thrill rides with your family and maybe friends. at some point it might be through taking your own kids and seeing the magic through them. for me, right now, at this phase in my life it's about being with the amazing friends i made on here and enjoying my life. when it's a solo trip it's about having me-time and getting an escape from reality. unfortunately one of your phases ended abruptly and in heartbreak. eventually, when you're ready or try to force yourself to be ready you'll move onto your next phase of enjoyment. i honestly believe as long as you don't linger and pine for those days for the rest of your life to the point where it's debilitating you'll find a new kind of joy in going to the parks. - nicoleface  1749.9 #77 8:26PM
It has happened to me as well. the 1st day going without that person I thought I couldn't live without was tough. I teared up a bit. But as time went by and more trips came, I made friends with some amazing mwers who helped me remember how it feels to be me again. and so since then, Disneyland has stayed my comfort zone. Can't live without it. And I hope you can do the same. z=] - kristian  1989.3 #63 8:11PM
I'm so impressed with all of you for finding a safe, and healthy way to heal. - DisneyGrandma  739.7 #221 8:16PM
I recently went with my first love, 8 years later, just friends. He proposed to me the first time we went, right before he left for the army. I have made many other memories there with many different people and after all these years, I was able to share MY experiences with him. Sure, every time I stand in line at BTMRR, I think of him, but hey, better to have loved and lost than to have never had the moment. Disneyland is my place. He was just lucky I shared it for a day, and a memory. - lovetheland7  175.1 #2196 8:21PM
Yes and no, my best friend had a bf that was a cm. she loves Disney. And while at Disney she found out her bf was cheating on her. But then she found her Prince. And she built new memories with me. And others. So find ur new memories. U have 356 days to build new ones! - stinkersatdland  0.1 #100113 8:22PM
You should play 7mins in heaven with buttercup. All your problems and worries will be gone in 7 mins. - vincentchase1  672.8 #250 8:33PM
Is there a charge for this ? - PinkElephants  745.7 #219 8:41PM
πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - MissMolly  1266.5 #109 8:42PM
The fee is hugs - vincentchase1  672.8 #250 8:52PM
I went to Disneyland all the time with my ex. She even broke up with me AT Disneyland. I felt low, but you gotta get over it and replace those memories with NEW memories. The longer you hang your head, the harder it is on you, the quicker you let it go, the better you'll feel. - LaTruce  2259.5 #54 8:46PM
dang, that's harsh. how do you part ways when you're at disneyland together? - nicoleface  1749.9 #77 8:51PM
Huh? The longer and harder you hang, the quicker you'll let it go?😳 - ScubaSteve028  835.7 #190 8:52PM
I broke-up with a guy at DL once...I know...harsh!!! πŸ˜¬πŸ˜¬πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - caramiapoohAKAface  3322.6 #32 8:53PM
What a jerk. Guess Disneyland isn't always magical. I'm glad you got over it - SafariSkewerJessica  1334.1 #104 8:54PM
Point is that yeah it's pretty bad what happened, but Disneyland is what you make of it... Some people don't like Disney because they go in with that kind of attitude. This is the same thing. I coulda sat there and sulked, but I said this isn't "our" Disney anymore, this isn't "her" Disney, this is MY Disney. It's hard but you'll get over it. Then you'll look back at this post and be embarrassed - that's what I did - then deleted those posts - LaTruce  2259.5 #54 9:17PM
I broke up with a guy in a letter. Actually I broke up with two boyfriends in a letter. I was dumped twice over the phone. - aidensmama  340.1 #633 9:20PM
I don't know how that feels in regards to Disneyland but I certainly understand it in other aspect and places in my life. I still struggle with these types of feelings but I try to push and force myself past them. Try to remember the positive emotions associated with Disneyland but at the same time you want to address the negative as well. Don't address the negative while at Disneyland but find a counselor, friend, or paint, or write a diary to help you confront and move past the pain. - aidensmama  340.1 #633 9:05PM
Without sounding to forward I found someone new to capture the magic again...I proposed at Disney and we spent a day after the wedding there - greenalien39  403.1 #496 9:37PM
Never let anything get in the way for your love of Disneyland. - VfxGenie  1509.2 #90 10:12AM
My ex husband and I loved disney we couldnt wait to ho on r honeymoon there.then wgen we had are daughter we couldnt wait take her.we r divorced now and I wasn't sure if I could disney again..but I went bc I Ioved it.I rem being a kid and going and when I got on main street and seen that castle I became that kid again. Don't let anyone destroy what u love it gives them power and happiness will come agsin just in new and better was.find new memories at disney there a plenty to go around - disneygirl74  6.9 #12438 10:30AM
I recently went through the same thing. It really is hard, not only at Disneyland, but in other aspects of everyday life. But it gets better everyday. Try new things. Go solo, go to meetups, try new attractions and shows. Really take advantage of everything MW has to offer. Soon it will become YOUR happy place again. Some days are great. Some days are harder than others. Pushing through the bad times makes you discover so much about yourself and you come out of it so much stronger. Sending pixie dust your way - OneDayAlice  497.3 #380 12:19PM

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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  559.9 #318 2:36PM
Some of my faves!!! - TinkerSchelle  1259.0 #110 11:09PM
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  211.2 #1755 8:38PM


 
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1. ShariRenee
408.13

2. Winnie111286
251.27

3. jacdanfan
241.82

4. goofygal
234.69

5. KennyV
217.99

6. Dave
217.79

7. Tom
200.97

8. LaBelleParis
197.84

9. HARR_E
172.28

10. HandMeAChurroImmaFaint
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Thanked by:   ShariRenee   TinkerSchelle   LaPearleNoir  
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 Attractions :1. Pirates of the Caribbean
2. Indiana Jones Adventure 46"
3. Haunted Mansion


New Orleans Square attractions are best.  - CM_Shadowgamer  2380.3 #48 7:23PM
 I agree,for life - bonedaddy909  1202.3 #121 6:56AM
Completely agree!!!       - adisneyfamily  837.0 #189 10:23AM
Gotta love NOS!    - grumpypapa  2766.3 #39 4:12AM
Don't forget the food too! - quote  22.8 #0 11:53AM
It's such a beautiful area. - LaPearleNoir  1303.9 #106 6:32AM
Nooooo captain EO needs to go! - hairdog67  258.6 #1162 4:17PM
Agreed! - KingdomKeeper1210  29.1 #0 3:17PM
What!!?? Nooooo!!!! - CaptainEOlove  4.6 #18015 12:40PM
Agree!!! - bondfamluvsdisney  2.1 #56628 9:54PM
They returned @grumpyinphx 's glass slipper. Oh wait, I'm not sure he wanted me to tell that story. Ooops.  - Maddernhorn  223.1 #1587 10:58AM
See can't tell you anything. ..lol - grumpyinphx  232.1 #1476 12:09PM

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Credits have been applied to everyone's account as of today! - Admin 11:40AM
I still have not received my credits from the birthday bash? - vegashappyhaunts  98.1 #3450 6:01PM
I just called them to price out our potential trip in June. Chris was so nice and the MW savings are phenomenal! Still waiting on work vacation approval to reserve the room!  - HNL2SFO  205.4 #1830 1:26PM
What percentage saving are we looking at for being MouseWaiters? Is it better than a AAA discount.  - MoChuck  13.5 #8033 3:57PM
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Download VOYAGEERS to your device today! Discover the VOYAGEERS Society, and the magical Main Street Realm in this action packed adventure for kids of ALL ages! Also available on iBooks and Kobo. Follow the VOYAGEERS on Facebook for more info and behind the scenes exclusives.

Like normal I am late to the party. Reading it now - Tealtownfan  886.5 #177 3:13PM
Got it! More than halfway thru it! It's a lot of fun!!!πŸ‘πŸ‘βœ¨βœ¨ - TinkerSchelle  1259.0 #110 10:53PM
- mckelfam  32.7 #5183 8:46PM
Loooooved it! - melissa_ficent  318.5 #727 9:57PM

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

1. MeridaFan
41630

2. jacdanfan
40000

3. MelodyMouse
40000

4. iLOVELUCYnDISNEY
31750

5. PrincessCindy
25400

6. secretagentangel
24900

7. debbiev
24250

8. DisneyGrandma
21000

9. draven898
20450

10. nataska1989
20000

 

A list I made....for spending money!! Figures... - debbiev  914.6 #174 2:42PM
Lol - robmurow  3121.3 #36 4:03PM
Haha, @MeridaFan my husband knows me too well!! - debbiev  914.6 #174 10:06PM
Me too! hahahaha - luxkitty  2064.3 #59 8:34PM
πŸ’ΈπŸ’ΈπŸ’ΈπŸ’ΈπŸ’Έ - debbiev  914.6 #174 11:31AM
πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - Lilogirl1  53.8 #4301 7:13PM
This list is awesome!!!! LOL We already know Dave spends the most on food and 2BON2B spends the most on dolls. It's funny to think of other possibilities! Great job contributing everyone!!! - MrsSchnooks  2926.7 #38 11:54AM
I just figured out that if you buy 1500 at a time it is a major deal.  but then you get too tempted and buy EVERYTHING!!!!!:D - secretagentangel  1325.8 #105 8:57PM
The dolls! πŸ‘€ - missariel33  1751.3 #76 8:01PM
I spend too much $$ on Disney purses. luxkitty can you relate? Lol - apesandmonkeys  7554.9 #7 9:43PM
Yep @apesandmonkeys lol - luxkitty  2064.3 #59 5:01PM
 Spend too much on everything!  πŸ˜‚ - MeridaFan  3475.4 #28 3:06PM
Shhh!😳😳don't tell my husband πŸ˜‚ - 2BeignetOrNot2Beignet  1019.2 #157 10:00PM
Thank you Admin, for the Costco iTunes card tip and for the generous double credits which, if my math is correct, were actually quadrupled somehow! I'm stunned and grateful.  - MelodyMouse  3494.6 #27 8:20AM
@luxkitty bumped you off sorry πŸ˜‚ - draven898  577.0 #310 1:49PM
Awww man! I gotta step my game up now! Lol - luxkitty  2064.3 #59 2:13PM

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  1064.7 #146 6:41PM
I will announce the December tournament date this week. - Admin 11:58PM
Can't wait! - sawman911  665.4 #252 6:30PM
Sounds fun!! - HappyPrincess  25.0 #5844 10:48AM
I have the app so if anyone wants to play a game with me :-) - nelcamp90  29.9 #5396 7:12PM
Just invited you to play - Goofytom  1064.7 #146 1:21PM

DISNEYLAND PARK:

Jungle Cruise closed Jan 7-9
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
it's a small world closed Jan 26-Feb 5

DISNEY CALIFORNIA ADVENTURE:

Pacific Wharf Cafe closed through Feb 5
Boudin Bakery Tour closed through Jan 26
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

Awesome! Can't wait! - PrincessDaisy  307.6 #783 8:33AM
Did anyone ride Canal Boats today? Anything to report? - MelodyMouse  3494.6 #27 9:10PM
Did you see the photos yesterday, they have the canal ride  frozen land where old mill was. - secretagentangel  1325.8 #105 2:39PM
I hope they're changing the matterhorn bobsled seats.  Went once after the last refurbishment and NEVER again.  I literally bruised my tailbone. Everyone had back pain for the rest of the day.   - fancyshmancy1999  5.1 #16220 1:04AM
I am afraid to keep looking.  Every time I check it seems like they are adding something else to the list.   - Woozle  27.1 #5622 9:39AM

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

1. Breakfast Disneyland Hotel
Feb 02, 2015 08:30am

2. Captain America @ Tomorrowland
Feb 02, 2015 11:00am

3. Thor @ Tomorrowland
Feb 02, 2015 11:00am

4. Mickey's Parade
Feb 02, 2015 04:00pm

5. Meet Mater &Cars
Feb 03, 2015 10:00am

6. Meet Disney Pals
Feb 03, 2015 10:00am

7. Meet Toy Story Characters
Feb 03, 2015 10:30am

8. Pixar Parade
Feb 03, 2015 05:00pm


We have our weekly MW sticker meetup at La Brea bakery at 8 pm in Downtown Disney! Lots of fun for newcomers and all and a great way to meet new people! - secretagentangel  1325.8 #105 6:10PM
On Tuesday nights, duh!!!πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜© - secretagentangel  1325.8 #105 10:47PM
I'm gonna have a crowding meetup Presidents' Day weekend! Post to come!  - TinkerSchelle  1259.0 #110 5:42PM
I'll crowd with you  - LaPearleNoir  1303.9 #106 2:27PM
I ❀️ crowding meetups - bonedaddy909  1202.3 #121 12:29PM
There are no current events, hmm. Meet-up anyone?  - FrankenweenieVelinee  1630.4 #84 8:57PM
I would love to - mini_MINNIE   1022.5 #156 2:28PM
Coffee - MickeyLumboCM  778.0 #207 8:51AM
mini_MINNIE  MickeyLumboCM Shall we host the Great Coffee-Meet-up at Market House? (provided that MrsLumbo can cover your dusting-the-plates chores?) - FrankenweenieVelinee  1630.4 #84 9:46AM
She won't let me out this week - MickeyLumboCM  778.0 #207 2:34PM
MickeyLumboCM can't you just sneak out the window and leave pillows under the blanket? - philliprocks  930.4 #169 11:09AM
@philliprocks Oh she's on to that trick. Now i distract her with del taco coupons - MickeyLumboCM  778.0 #207 12:52PM


 
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
246.23

2. jacdanfan
240.88

3. goofygal
233.85

4. Tom
153.07

5. HARR_E
139.37

6. Coaster
116.73

7. u163665
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8. WARLOCK
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9. grumpypapa
76.03

10. Song
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my heroes! - MelodyMouse  3494.6 #27 12:47PM
You guys rock! Thank you! - piratelife4me  863.9 #186 11:09AM
Now these are the people I can count on! - Duffylover13  6.5 #13135 9:04AM
Thanks friends. You're the core of what makes Mouse  - azcoolmom  211.2 #1755 10:15PM

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

1. CobbPR
6537

2. uscdisneyteacher
5585

3. Dave
4937

4. BaseballMickey_CM
4759

5. Stitch_Legacy
4485

6. Duchess_SMK
4413

7. ElSuperRaton
4197

8. Plumiegirl
4016

9. HandMeAChurroImmaFaint
3651

10. LoneRAYnger
3616



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Take me to your Quality Leaders - MelodyMouse  3494.6 #27 1:04PM
Phillip is on another list! My hit list! - SnoopMousyMouse  41.4 #0 1:41PM
Them is fighting words - philliprocks  930.4 #169 1:57PM
It's not nice to hit  - Sweet_Irish_Cream  3938.5 #25 6:41PM
But sometimes he deserves it! - SnoopMousyMouse  41.4 #0 10:00AM
He throws Rocks doe - RickChavez  3276.2 #33 3:07PM
I was excited for this until reading a little more and for the dinning packages I think they aren't making this affordable for the average person. Also, I hate world of color cause you have to stand so if you get a fast pass through the machines I hope you don't have to stand - Disneyprincessvmk  46.9 #4530 11:36PM
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 #59304 9:29AM

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 #143 4:48PM
How exciting! Always love your trailers! - Duchess_SMK  5819.1 #14 7:42AM
I can't wait to start reading this.  - grumpypapa  2766.3 #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 #5661 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 #1285 8:13AM
Just sent you a couple of invites. Let's play - Goofytom  1064.7 #146 4:06PM
I love this game! If anyone wants to play, I'm willing! - DisneylandOrBust  353.5 #0 10:02AM
Are people still playing this? If so, I just installed the app and ready to play. Feel free to invite! - PixiePrincessPolly  6.1 #13760 8:24AM
I'm always up for a game 😊 - DisneyPrincess79  56.5 #4221 1:56PM

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

I downloaded this before a very long road trip, and it kept me entertained the whole time (well, except when I was taking my turn at the wheel, safety first!).  - Geekery  401.6 #498 10:21PM
Thanks! I'm glad you liked it! - Admin  10:46AM
Where can I find the book please?  - sarahsanch  6.8 #12604 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 #645 4:20PM
Glad you like it! Season Two is coming in a few weeks! - Admin  11:52PM
Loved them all! - MinnieCarman  251.1 #1233 8:26PM
Thank you MinnieCarman! - Admin  2:40PM
thanks! I just got the first one for my kindle!  - LuvMySmallWorld  37.4 #4916 9:09AM


Great job everyone!!!  - Boundin  545.7 #329 9:24PM
Love seeing everyone's pictures from Disneyland !! I know, we always have a good time :) - Lyssa2012  196.0 #1945 11:22PM
Gotta love the matterhorn :-) - foundpluto1  1445.2 #93 5:28PM
Whoo hoooo Made the list - Fantasmicfan1  525.3 #348 11:30AM

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6. goofygal
7622.89

7. apesandmonkeys
7554.87

8. uscdisneyteacher
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9. CobbPR
6919.3

10. Bullseye
6688.75


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  930.4 #169 6:08PM
Haha - SnoopMousyMouse  41.4 #0 12:33PM
Number 6 now - philliprocks  930.4 #169 2:09PM
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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  2766.3 #39 8:38PM
Thank you for reading! - Admin  6:26PM
cant wait to read it - ebugsmama  11.9 #8641 10:32PM
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Loved watching this video now I want the book!! - missdisney925  114.7 #3181 3:08PM

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