1403.3 #133 (DL Qual #77

Feb 16, 2013 10:18 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Hi friends! I'd like to just remind everyone to input your positive reviews for this amazing app! Every once in a while I peak in the App Store to see how many unfortunate souls have ruined the great reviews we honestly give, and bash on us. And quite frankly, it disappoints me that someone could get so butthurt over silly, sarcastic comments we'll make while joking around, and leave and post such awful things. I'd like to remind anyone that is new and has read those and think badly of us, that we all started a low rank. We don't get high ranks by popularity, but by contributing to the lounge with up to date news, live photos, and accurate wait times for EVERYONE else using the app! So if you look around, there are thousands of users on MW, many people join every day and we welcome you with open arms :) don't get offended easily, leave, and then write some awful things as a review and pick on the 'higher ranked users'. Remember, they earned their place and will be treated with respect just like everyone else. So please, be sure to add your reviews for this extraordinary app, that admin has put so much hard work into over the years for us! :) after all, this is the happiest app on earth :) thank you and sorry for the long post!!! Fin.

Reading the bad reviews was hurtful and sad. It's amazing how people can easily rate an app based on one feature of the app. I love sarcasm and I honestly enjoy everyone on here, but sometimes it goes too far and it can be hurtful to someone that knows nothing about us. I do my part, try to be the kindest I can be and welcoming and encouraging people to ride it out. Not everyone even likes me and I understand, not everyone will but I don't go writing a bad review about those who can be hurtful. Sometimes I think the reviews should remind us to stop and think before we comment and just make sure we always sound welcoming and they know it's sarcasm and nothing more. The sexual innuendos need to get toned down too, if we have that as part of our FAQ, then we must also follow it better. I love mousewait and I try to do my part to make this a welcoming and enjoyable community for everyone. I never know who that person is writing a post and asking a question, we don't know there story and just keeping kindness at the heart of this app should be our focus. - MarshaMouse  5036.3 #28 10:48PM
But then again I understand this is a social media outlet and people must be prepared that its not all flowers and roses, but it should be as welcoming as we can be. - MarshaMouse  5036.3 #28 10:51PM
It took me a great deal of time to understand this about my own sarcastic comments. I'm slowly learning. - MickeyFan  1205.7 #157 10:51PM
Love your sweet spirit. - HalfCaff  583.5 #372 10:55PM
Very well put, Marsha :) I do notice some people giving others a hard time, and not joking, and that is not okay. We all are a big family, and need to be examples of what it is like to be considerate to those who aren't used to the jokes yet, and be role models to new members by following the rules and FAQs that we make sure others pay specific attention to. That being said, we all need to do our parts in making sure the innapropriate jokes and posts (innuendos) are taken way down, lately, I too have even noticing a lot. Just because we all get along so well and are close friends and family, we need to keep this a family friendly app, and keep the more risquΓ© comments on fb, twitter, Instagram, ect :) thank you for this input, Marsha :) - AvidDisneyThrifter220  1403.3 #133 11:00PM
Thanks halfcaff...I can honestly say when you've been here long enough, it's easy to forget that new members are excited to find an app just like themselves, that they do post things they shouldn't, but there is always a better way to say something and a nicer way to approach things, once you get past frustration and annoyance. We get used to each other but forget that not everyone knows that some are clowns and love to mess around and mean no harm, I may know that but new members don't. We act like family, cousins, siblings, we forget its not just us looking at this app, there's 1,000s more lurking and wondering what is this thing called the lounge - MarshaMouse  5036.3 #28 11:05PM
For the most part I think people are usually pretty friendly in here but I agree with you avid that sometimes people give others a hard time. It makes me sad when I think someone's feelings could be truly hurt but I honestly do not think that anyone here wants to make anyone else feel terrible. However, I do think some people might get really sad on here once in awhile. - aidensmama  340.3 #738 11:11PM
@aidensmom, I think some of us have experienced a moment when we have been hurt on the lounge, I have, most times trying to defend others who were being attacked rudely. It made me double think about the lounge but continued and knew it was worth it and this place is magical and amazing, beyond words can express. So whenever I see others with this thought, I make sure to make them feel that it's not just them and continuing on this app will be rewarding. - MarshaMouse  5036.3 #28 11:19PM
Well said. I personally want to keep this very family friendly as I have a thirteen year old as a member on here. Everyone can hopefully just remember what an amazing app this is and that there are truly great people here πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜„β€. - Tinkerbellmom4  440.2 #525 11:47PM
Right on.... - jenirva  25.9 #6703 12:24AM
Agree!!πŸ‘ Sometimes it's so sad how it takes one person to say something mean and the whole post turns so negative. I enjoy welcoming new members or just thanking people when they post picturesπŸ˜„πŸ‘ - ReachForTheSky  676.2 #316 1:26AM
Is there still a bandwidth/server issue in regards to picture storage? I think that was why there used to be strict guidelines for picture posting and why posting photos all willy nilly gets correction. Unfortunately, instead of accepting the suggestions of limiting posts to 1 and hour or whatever or collage, people cry "bully". I agree more people bully the ones trying to help the app from becoming another Facebook type outlet. - cesium55  531.8 #421 1:39AM
Everyone has made such great points. I try to be welcoming as I have certainly felt welcomed. That being said, being new and over-eager, I have walked away from the lounge with my tail between my legs a time or two also. But instead of deciding to take things personally, like StrawberryGuy said, I try to look at people in the best light possible and learn something. MOST CERTAINLY I have learned some things! (but I'm sure I'll screw up some more! I apologize in advance!) I've come to appreciate those who have let me know if I'm doing something wrong, especially through DM's (which one person helpfully did). It is helpful to see how things come across thru other's eyes' too. It is far better to know what I'm doing incorrectly than to not and have everyone thinking you are a fool. I appreciate the honesty and have chosen to see it as for my best, and not as any form of attack. I hope others can do this too and get the most out of this fun app. I mean, how could anyone be ill-willed here? We're Disneyland lovers for goodness sake! (plus-I admit I enjoy a playful "give and take". Just promise me if you have a beef-DM me-cuz I'm gonna assume it's all in fun! :) - TinkerSchelle  2069.4 #84 2:11AM
This is why I love Marsha. At the end of the day, we're all people. Nobody is greater than anyone else just because we have more MW experience over someone new in the lounge. I've met some really cool people (new and OG's) and often times people just don't understand how the lounge works. People get excited to find such a huge Disney community and are eager to jump in. Who can blame them? Yes, the FAQs should be read, but I'm not going to give a newby a hard time for screwing up once or twice. That's how this app gets bad reviews. We say don't judge an app by only one feature, but if you go to a nice restaraunt for the first time and get crappy service, you aren't going to be happy either. - ScubaSteve028  835.5 #232 2:51AM
That's so true Steve about the restaurant analogy. And strawberry I didn't take it as an attack because I know you well. I have my name on the review so you can see what I wrote, I honestly have nothing to hide. I have nothing but love for this app. I've never been called a bully for saying something, and at times I have said something but I honestly stop and really put myself in their shoes and word it in a way that they know I'm not attacking. I'm a teacher for young lil ones, it's second nature for me to say things in a way that they understand they did wrong and how to correct it. You might say we are adults and I agree, but we all deserve human respect, just basic respect. So I've never interfered with anything unless I felt it crossed the line of disrespectful. We have been excited to post and being new we don't quite know how to find our post. We can't expect that someone will read FAQ before posting or even after. I just think there's always a better way to say something to get your point across. I can understand what you are saying strawberryguy, I really do, I have seen it, but regardless I still, personally think we need to put kindness in the forefront of our comments - MarshaMouse  5036.3 #28 6:14AM
Marsha, I just want to say that you do a stellar job of being kind and welcoming. Your name quickly rose to the top for me when I first started reading posts on here as a truly quality person that is genuinely a nice human being. Just wanted to tell you that. I think you are truly awesome and one of the real beautiful people in this world! I hope nothing but good comes your way in life! - MeridaFan  4244.2 #38 7:42AM
Meridafan you're too kind! Thank you! I just strongly believe, only with love and kindness will change occur. Never will anything come out of negativity and anger. Only when I treat my students with respect, will they actually do what I ask, just because we grow in age, doesn't mean we lose the desire to have that same respect, is the only thing I'm truly saying - MarshaMouse  5036.3 #28 11:58AM
Thanks for posting this, and for updating your reviews! Since MouseWait started, there have been people (and companies) who don't want MW to succeed. They use the review system to attack us (on various platforms) because they can easily create multiple accounts, leave negative reviews, update those reviews so they stay on top, and abuse the "Was this review helpful" feature. The Lounge is not perfect (nothing is, the last time I checked), and I agree with Marsha -- sexual innuendos and inappropriate jokes are UNACCEPTABLE and will not be tolerated here. This should (and will be) a welcoming online family friendly community. I don't like reading condescending posts or comments. I have banned people without notice for blatantly and intentionally violating the rules (which is undoubtedly where some of these negative reviews come from), so if you are violating the rules on a continual basis you will eventually be banned from MouseWait. Having said that, the above things I mentioned are a minority in the Lounge. If you stay in Disneyland Talk, utilize the Block feature, and MyFEED, you will rarely, if ever, have any problems -- we have over 120,000 registered users, and that number rises daily. Today, we have more interaction, live posts, and quality content than we've ever had since our inception in 2009. Our community is thriving because of the people who contribute daily and welcome others into the family -- bottom line is that the Lounge format works, and this format/structure has superseded and outgrown antiquated forums of the past. Thanks everyone for everything you do to help and contribute to MouseWait! - Admin 12:19AM
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πŸ‘πŸ‘my 13 year old has an account. Would you say your inappropriate sexual comments out loud with me standing next to him. If the answer is no then don't write it. πŸ‘ He got the app because I love it. - MeridasHair  346.5 #720 8:59AM
πŸ˜ŠπŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ’—πŸ’— - MarshaMouse  5036.3 #28 9:18AM
I'm really confused by a lot of the things and people I see here sometimes. There are folks that do so much for this app, by weeding out problematic people, posts and drama. They regularly update wait times and add quality to the lounge, and because they don't ooze sickly sweet and disingenuous comments on every post, they're called bullies. This is the internet. Not everyone is going to be the same, or like the same things, or think the same things are funny, or like everyone. That's just the way it is. It's asinine to expect that. I have been called names here. I've been called unfunny, mean, rude, a bully. None of those things are true. There are very few people in here, that truly know who I am. Who really know what makes me tick, or what makes me cry, or what breaks my heart, who I love, what makes me happy. That goes for most of us. It's wrong to assume and make judgements and then call me or anyone names and cry how I'm the bully. It happens often and the difference is, I didn't go and leave negative reviews because somebody was rude to me. We are all responsible for our actions. Period. I'm so sick of the people that defend the few that choose to attack MW because they are not ready and are incapable of being on an online forum. I'm sick of those people that defend the few that leave bad reviews and essentially point the finger at the rest of us and say it's our fault. No it isn't! It's the fault of the people leaving bad reviews. I'm not going to change who I am, because somebody might take my joke wrong, or read something the wrong way, or they don't like sarcasm and they don't like friends joking around with each other. Nobody should. There are folks on here that I am not a fan of, who's humor I don't like, who's constant posting I don't like. So what. I don't take to the app store to bring down MW with bad reviews. I rarely see any regular MWer be mean to anyone else in here. I see, on a daily basis, people congratulating new births, celebrating new jobs, wishing perfect strangers happy birthday and happy anniversary, praying when someone needs it, offering advice, giving answers to questions, giving away RAKs, sharing memories, laughing, making friendships and loving all things Disney. The people who leave bad reviews, because they don't like a joke or took something wrong is childish, insane and ridiculous at best, and the people who defend them are just the same. Shame on you for defending the people who try and tear down what we have here. Shame on you for helping them in their efforts to sabotage what we have here. What we should do, is rally together as a community when someone tries to bring down what we have, not defend the few who want it destroyed, and point fingers and assign unfounded blame. I'd love to see that happen, but it won't, if you people who want to protect the few that want to ruin the lounge, continue to encourage their behavior, by coddling them. We can't go around lashing out, every time someone does something we don't like. The people leaving negative reviews in retaliation is not something that should be rewarded by blaming others for the actions they took. I don't understand those of you who defend such vindictive behavior. You are as guilty as they are when you do. It's time for us regular users to stand together in this, and protect what we have here, and not allow a few bad apples and their protectors destroy this amazing community, its spirit and OUR lounge. And really. If it was that horrible, the bad reviews would be rampant. They aren't. The positive reviews far outweigh the negative reviews. And that is my two cents worth. - DisneyFanZoe  1249.3 #147 2:51AM
DFZ for president. All I can say in response to this (I read it all) is that I, and many others, love you girl :) and I cannot wait to meet you! Your attitude is spunky and honest and I fully respect every once of you because of that alone :) - AvidDisneyThrifter220  1403.3 #133 2:56AM
Thank you sweets!! That means a lot to me. We'll meet soon I'm sure. 😊😘😘 - DisneyFanZoe  1249.3 #147 2:58AM
πŸ‘ Well said - cesium55  531.8 #421 3:03AM
You have excellent points. It is also very unfair for those who step up to lead the way to be vilified and bullied. Everyone here, behind whatever silly (or serious) screen-name is a real person with real feelings. It's unfair for anyone to make you feel bad. I think all this communicating is showing the passion and hearts of all MWers...and it's more than unfortunate that some people have become the scapegoats. 😞 - TinkerSchelle  2069.4 #84 3:10AM
Thanks Cess! And exactly TinkerSchelle, exactly. πŸ‘ - DisneyFanZoe  1249.3 #147 3:26AM
I kinda get what you're saying, but at the same time you have to remember that everyone is going to have an opinion about something, and it may not be the same as yours. That's part of what can make MW so great, you have all kinds of people, from all over the world, with all kinds of different ideas and likes and dislikes, but we all have one thing in common...we love DISNEY. You shouldn't be upset with someone because they expressed their opinion and you don't agree with it. It's their right. Just like there are plenty of other people who excercise the same right to leave a positive review. It's a two way street. There's always gonna be bad to go along with the good. To give an example, we all have opinions on what we think the best and worst Disney films are, and we don't need to agree on what those films are, we can just enjoy them for what they are...entertainment (which is often a very artistic and beautiful collaboration between a group of people with different ideas, who came together to make a film). I also think its a bit harsh to be shaming people because they hold an opposite opinion to the one you hold. That's like someone who eats meat shaming a Vegitarian because we were born meat-eaters and everyone should just eat meat regardless of how they feel or think about it. You should be a little more considerate to other people's thoughts, and keep in mind that a big part of being a mature adult is knowing how to get along with (and sometimes even fostering a friendship with) others who may not have the same opinion as you. - NotNKansasAnymor  283.8 #1086 3:54AM
That's what I'm saying Kansas. Not everyone is going to get along and that's fine. That's the real world. People who defend those that write negative reviews are part of the problem. It's unacceptable behavior and those of you who accept the negative reviewers and the people who protect them and say how kind they are etc, etc are ridiculous. They aren't kind. They're the problem, they will be the apps undoing. They have made it acceptable to say and do as you will and there will be no consequences for it. And being mature is not retaliating in vindictive ways because you don't like what someone else has said or done. Enough already. - DisneyFanZoe  1249.3 #147 11:08AM
DFZ....you are my Hero! - Gia  802.0 #246 11:32AM
😘😘😘 - DisneyFanZoe  1249.3 #147 11:36AM
πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - DisneyFanZoe  1249.3 #147 12:02PM
DFZ is one of my girl crushes. I heart you girl 😘 - LBChica  2544.3 #62 12:04PM
I heart you back LB! 😘😘 - DisneyFanZoe  1249.3 #147 12:15PM
Recently I helped an MWer who was being picked on. I showed him how to enter wait times and discussed proper MWing with him. Now he is consistently in the top three MWers of the week and is a great friend to many on here, including myself. - ScooterMike  1963.0 #92 7:03AM
You're a good guy, Mike. It does not go unnoticed! Hope to meet you one day soon. - MeridaFan  4244.2 #38 8:10AM
Don't forget too, always rate the unfair ones as unhelpful. This helps as much as putting in your positive ones all the time. And please rate the podcast also!!:) - secretagentangel  7412.1 #14 10:40PM
Oh my, I had no idea you are able rate them as unhelpful! How can someone go about doing so?(: and already one step ahead! 5 stars from me! - AvidDisneyThrifter220  1403.3 #133 10:51PM
when you are reading the nasty review, or any review, in the right hand corner are some very light grey hands, one pointing up and one day, click on that, and a screen comes up and you can rate all posts as helpful or unhelpful!! - secretagentangel  7412.1 #14 10:57PM
*one down - secretagentangel  7412.1 #14 11:14PM
I had a "bad" experience myself when I first posted and was going to quit posting etc until I got a hufe response fromm all u guys telling me not to let 1 or 2 people ruin my experience and to just keep trying. Now I LOVE it here and totally feel welcome. This app is not only extremely useful but the chance to meet fellow Disney obsessed people is priceless. I will be posting my very positive review on google play store (I have an android) today!! Thanks mousewait!!! - missariel33  2115.6 #80 12:47PM
Avid...I love you even more for this post! The reviews should never be about The Lounge...just the app itself. No matter how much we wish "everyone would just get along", its never going to happen. We all have ONE thing in common - a love of Disney. To expect more is living in a fantasy world. Yes, many of us have found new and wonderful friends here, but to expect us to all agree and love each other is just not based on reality. By defending those that can't handle constructive advice, we do them no favors...life is about learning to handle honest and differing opinions. Whether you are 13 or, ahem, 55, if you are here you need to be responsible for yourself. Learn about what's acceptable and what isn't, learn from your mistakes and quit trying to rescue others that just "don't get it". Yes, you can block people, but when you do it because you felt someone was mean is just childish. Do not take it out on the app itself! Just like life, either you find a way to fit in...or you don't. I have seen so many wonderful contributors to this app disappear because their constructive advice was deemed rude or mean, when all they were doing was working to make this a better place. There will be moments in here that rub you the wrong way, but get over it! That's life. Respect others by helping them learn, not by coddling. We all need to accept responsibility here, not depend on others to fight our personal battles. - Gia  802.0 #246 12:48PM
I've read many of these reviews and frankly, they don't hold water. Having said that, the only way to improve the rating is to have as many great 5 star reviews as possible. Most App Store users know that many of the poor reviews are bunk. They will mostly look at the overall rating. I agree with you ADT! We need to add 5 star reviews!!! - MickeyFan  1205.7 #157 10:36PM
Yes! Absolutely! This app deserves every one of our 5 stars, so lets give back! :) - AvidDisneyThrifter220  1403.3 #133 10:39PM
Oh and let me just add that taking 2 minutes of my time to add a stellar review for Admin, although incredibly important to him, cannot possibly pay back what I've gotten from MouseWait. Not even close. - MickeyFan  1205.7 #157 10:42PM
Thanks for the reminder, ADT! Although I already updated my review, I have no doubt in my mind that this post instigated many more reviews by those who have not yet done so. Rock on! πŸ‘Š - JRDrummer_CM  875.4 #222 11:02PM
Definitely. Honestly I didn't even think to give it a review. I take it for granted-not anymore! - missariel33  2115.6 #80 1:09PM
Bumping to encourage people to create or update their reviews. And as posted in other comments, please also rate other reviews as helpful or not. Thank you!!! - MousekaNinja  422.4 #552 11:17PM
Thanks girlie!(: - AvidDisneyThrifter220  1403.3 #133 11:26PM
Oh, thank YOU! =) - MousekaNinja  422.4 #552 11:36PM
Well said! Thank you for saying this. - mini_MINNIE  1165.8 #164 10:24PM
Of course! It just makes me sad when such evil people leave bad reviews because of a bad experience that was more than likely taken out of context. Admins hard work doesn't deserve that free how much dedication he puts into this for all of us day after day. - AvidDisneyThrifter220  1403.3 #133 10:27PM
*after, not 'free' silly auto correct :) - AvidDisneyThrifter220  1403.3 #133 10:29PM
I believe it is because some people really are not ready for the social sites, or they base MW as another Facebook and post stuff that - secretagentangel  7412.1 #14 10:37PM
sorry, hit wrong button!! and they post updates on their own life and get butthurt because people joke around. I think when you join Mw, you must wait 5 days and prove you read at least 3 days of posts! - secretagentangel  7412.1 #14 10:39PM
Preach it girl. βœ‹ - Jillian  767.1 #263 10:30PM
πŸ™Œ - AvidDisneyThrifter220  1403.3 #133 10:31PM
Just updated my (positive)review yesterday - lisaw  185.7 #2241 10:30PM
*high 5* you rock! - AvidDisneyThrifter220  1403.3 #133 10:34PM
Thank you so much for posting that! I saw some of the reviews today, and it took every ounce of me to bite my tongue, so thank you for taking the words out of my mouth! - LilMissPixie84  309.5 #909 10:32PM
Of course! And that's exactly what drove me to post this haha sometimes it just needs to be said, but no worries! I'm on it ;) - AvidDisneyThrifter220  1403.3 #133 10:35PM
Right on! - PirateQueenBriezy  330.9 #781 2:01AM
Thankyou for this reminder ADT. I totally agree with all your comments. As an aussie who is a lover of all things Disney this app is invaluable to me. I am proud to promote it to family and friends. I am also truly grateful to all the fabulous pics presented daily by our community. They truly add a smile to my day!! - RapunzelledColey  140.8 #2951 2:14AM
Well said avid and much needed!! - CourtyAstroBlisters  808.0 #243 8:46AM
Amen Avid! I've had differences with people; I've been blocked, I've blocked people, been called a bully, got DMs from people calling me other names. I would NEVER give a low rating to this awesome app because of that. The friends that I have made are greater than any negative experience I've had. And the lounge is just one feature; why can't people understand that and rate the app on the rest? I've been on MW since practically the beginning, it still saddens me that people try to bring down the app because THEY didn't get along with someone. - LBChica  2544.3 #62 12:14PM
It also makes no sense when people rate the app bad because their own provider is the real problem, believe me, I have tmobile, I know how service is at the parks but that is not the fault of the app. The reviews are supposed to be helpful to all, I went in and rated a bunch of them last night!!:) - secretagentangel  7412.1 #14 12:42PM
Yes, that too! When it's incredibly busy at the parks my service is really slow. Why on earth give a bad review for that? It just means I'n aware of what's going on, they aren't. - LBChica  2544.3 #62 12:46PM
Lawd hammercy! Jesus was a baby! This post gives me life πŸ™ can't wait until you come back so I can high five you in person. - rbeezy  703.0 #296 12:57PM
Ham yumm - BooEve123  800.9 #247 1:03PM
Honey baked! - rbeezy  703.0 #296 1:05PM
With bacon and pineapple! Okay I'm all realz tho wth avid🍍🍍🐷 - BooEve123  800.9 #247 1:08PM
Just checked the reviews right now and many negative reviews have been put towards the top as of today's date. :( - aidensmama  340.3 #738 4:58PM
It was bound to happen, people from competitor sites and angry trollers see posts like this and up their reviews. But 20 honest reviews trump the 4 negatives. - Linzee  1396.6 #134 5:07PM
Cowards. If they weren't trolls they'd put their real names or at least their MW name. - Gia  802.0 #246 5:13PM
There is a disgusting review talking about the MW minis. Please make sure to select that this was not helpful. Is there a way to report reviews as well? - LBChica  2544.3 #62 5:03PM
I believe there is. I saw that one too. Absolutely ridiculous. - aidensmama  340.3 #738 5:04PM
People can be so pathetic. If you find out how to report that one please let us know - Linzee  1396.6 #134 5:04PM
I think you have to launch the App Store/iTunes from a computer. My PC is so slow. I'll give it a try - LBChica  2544.3 #62 5:09PM
I went into iTunes on my laptop. They have a report a concern option. I used that to report it. - aidensmama  340.3 #738 5:15PM
Thanks for this reminder...it spurred me to go make a review...something I hadn't done yet. Want to make sure this app gets all the love it deserves - Islandariel  169.3 #2491 5:12PM
I am seriously offended. After this post I went curiously on search of these bad reviews and found one calling the lounge a club for the mentally challenged and full of creepy misfits. :( what jerks...I may be a misfit but I'm certainly NOT creepy lol - Islandariel  169.3 #2491 5:27PM

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5584

9. Duchess_SMK
5512

10. Stitch_Legacy
4717



SEE THE TOP 100

This list needs to be updated! Just saying😬 - MadameLeota  4640.4 #31 9:51PM
is this just a standing thing? Never changes? - DarthFairy  502.9 #452 8:06PM
This is so true, it never changes, what's up with that lol - itsmyglassslipper  421.5 #555 12:28PM

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  498.1 #456 12:29PM
I need to get this  - MisSingAlong  99.5 #0 1:11AM
Doesn't everyone have a countdown clock on the top of one of their pinball machines?  Unfortunately mine is blank because our DL trip was weeks ago :( - awhittle  0.0 #127951 10:15AM
That just means it's time to start planning! πŸ˜€ - AngiMouse  124.9 #3205 1:02PM
Ours is blank too with no plans anytime soon. That's why I come to β˜ΊοΈβ˜ΊοΈβ˜ΊοΈ - DisneyMom13  331.2 #779 7:30PM
Me too πŸ˜€ - AngiMouse  124.9 #3205 8:53AM

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
12.22

2. Goofytom
5.93

3. teapotsandteacups
2.59

4. DisneyMom13
2.01

5. Dolewhipped
1.37

6. sheridanrabbit
1.26

7. mamabeam
0.85

8. DonaldRox
0.78

9. Boundin
0.52

10. Moog
0.19

 

Yay @@Moog!!!! So great!  πŸ˜ - valj84DisneyDeppAddict  313.3 #879 6:28PM
You sweet thing!  You crack me up!  I'm merely an apprentice being schooled by @@Tom!! - Moog  97.0 #3722 11:33AM
πŸ‘‹β€οΈ - Tom  13089.7 #5 11:47AM
Wtg @@DisneyMakesMeSmile and @@Moog ;) - otilegna  2803.8 #53 7:41PM
A major compliment from someone who hands me my you know what every game, @@otilegna 😜!!! - Moog  97.0 #3722 8:05PM
Yay !!!  - otilegna  2803.8 #53 9:42AM
I haven't been in  Trivilator for months.  Miss being on this list.  Maybe I should find the time to get back to it:-)  - beentoall  1017.4 #0 11:15PM
Come join in - Goofytom  2872.8 #52 12:29PM
Let's start some games - DisneyMakesMeSmile  1127.1 #172 10:43PM
I lost track :( but all my games r still in progress - otilegna  2803.8 #53 8:48PM


 
MONTHLY OVERALL REAL-TIME LEADERBOARD

1. Coaster
1963.43

2. Melody_CM
1487.15

3. Winnie111286
1406.63

4. EvilqueenRS
552.17

5. IronmanBTMR
545.47

6. secretagentangel
488.66

7. redsoxcarlos
402.48

8. ShariRenee
332.5

9. Tom
316.81

10. spicoli
272.27



SEE TOP 100 LEADERS

I love Disneyland! - Melody_CM  21031.0 #2 11:30PM
Me too - LaPearleNoir  2355.4 #71 1:11PM
Yes, yes. I know you do.  - crazyfriends  1.4 #64346 2:03AM
Wow I've never made a list before. Thanks - disneybob49  896.8 #216 9:59AM
Too bad some cheat to make the list!!  - Fantasmicfan1  5085.4 #27 9:52AM
Great job @@Coaster! And everyone else except me of course! (Can't congratulate myself, lol)πŸ‘πŸΌπŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜ - secretagentangel  7412.1 #14 8:46PM

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  7429.2 #13 8:38PM
Thank you for reading! - Admin  6:26PM
cant wait to read it - ebugsmama  19.6 #7750 10:32PM
  - teapotsandteacups  889.6 #217 10:17PM
- sunvalgifts  170.5 #2472 7:40AM

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  2872.8 #52 6:41PM
Yes, 1 question every 24 hrs was difficult to stick with.  - DisneyMom13  331.2 #779 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  331.2 #779 6:34PM
I will announce the December tournament date this week. - Admin 11:58PM
Can't wait! - sawman911  2993.0 #49 6:30PM
Still waiting. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - MeridaFan  4244.2 #38 12:59PM
There should be a droid version of this. I. would love to play  - bryanjung1997  1.1 #68893 2:19PM
I end up deleting games while in progress due to opponents leaving me hanging FOR-EH-VER!!! - MommyandBash  433.2 #536 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  1603.4 #114 2:20PM

DISNEYLAND PARK:

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:

Silly Symphony Swings closed -- TBA



 

Were visiting during the diamond celebration.  I'm so excited because all of our favorite rides will be open! - Dsc1983  20.3 #7586 10:53PM
Awesome! Can't wait! - PrincessDaisy_FU2Rcm  357.5 #686 8:33AM
Any idea when Autotopia will re-open?  - CentralCoastAuntVon  114.2 #3431 9:51PM
hopefully never - Dave   13820.4 #4 9:27PM
Bully - secretagentangel  7412.1 #14 1:57PM
My Kids enjoy Autopia - E-Ticket  1477.8 #122 8:29PM
Haha we do enjoy Autopia also!! My niece is very concerned about all the construction going on but knows it will be much better!  - CentralCoastAuntVon  114.2 #3431 1:17PM
Dave be nice!!! My sister is mentally handicapped and only loves autotopia and teacups... But the fumes make her faint. lol! Dave I hear you!  - verofern  138.6 #2988 1:56AM
Will Indiana jones reopen on the 3 or will it reopen on the 4 - Disneylandgirl1955  45.3 #5156 5:52AM
It was open today - AngieC  238.3 #1559 10:58PM

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 #166 3:13PM
Got it! More than halfway thru it! It's a lot of fun!!!πŸ‘πŸ‘βœ¨βœ¨ - TinkerSchelle  2069.4 #84 10:53PM
Weeeeee - MommyandBash  433.2 #536 10:29PM
Just got a kindle so as soon as I figure out how to work it I'll be buying it. πŸ˜‰ - varela2892  66.2 #4388 2:38PM


 
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. Coaster
1963.43

2. Melody_CM
1486.23

3. Winnie111286
1220.53

4. IronmanBTMR
545.47

5. EvilqueenRS
531.93

6. secretagentangel
399.4

7. redsoxcarlos
328.23

8. Tom
312

9. spicoli
272.27

10. EastBaytoLA
214.2

 

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  66.2 #4388 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  7412.1 #14 9:06PM
Half of my points are from wait times.  - Goofytom  2872.8 #52 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  771.7 #262 7:07AM
Pretty much all my points are from wait times  - kimo  263.6 #1291 6:54PM
To bad some cheat to get on this list  - Fantasmicfan1  5085.4 #27 10:48AM
?? - ShariRenee  10696.9 #8 4:56PM
Yay. Lol - VfxGenie  1557.0 #116 6:44PM
Wow! Winnie crushing it! - vuzilla  2.3 #0 4:26PM

Here are the top 10 News Contributors:

1. BaseballMickey
8006.69

2. Stitch_Legacy
5143.16

3. RickChavez
3672.13

4. ScooterMike
1962.99

5. SPandEvLover
4777.61

6. caramiapoohluvsbb8
4485.49

7. DLKenCA
2916.02

8. IDVandalSkipperCM
2595.84

9. Dave
13820.4

10. LilSterner
5828.36



SEE TOP 50 NEWS CONTRIBUTORS

#Breaking news 🚨  This needs to be updated! - MadameLeota  4640.4 #31 3:40PM
Just a little...;) - ShariRenee  10696.9 #8 4:44PM
Okay, a little bit! Lol - MadameLeota  4640.4 #31 10:56PM

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  57.2 #4656 10:05PM
what is MSEP? - markchop  99.4 #3690 9:35PM
Main Street Electrical Parade - sawman911  2993.0 #49 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  43.2 #5257 1:35PM
!!! - DisneyMom13  331.2 #779 7:43PM
!!!! That is soooo cool!!! - dizzneyfan  723.2 #287 8:06AM
Nice pic!πŸ“· - Stitchcrazy62622  22.6 #7192 10:18PM
Awesome!! - stanvoodoo  48.0 #5039 7:25PM


Hey I'm finally on this list πŸ˜„πŸ‘πŸŽ‰ - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4409.7 #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  5085.4 #27 12:34PM
Fantasmicfan1 I just read that in the voice of Rodney Dangerfield from Back to School! - KennyV  1231.6 #151 3:48PM
Fantastic!! - Ilovegoofy  122.9 #3241 4:37PM
Love seeing everyone's pictures from Disneyland !! I know, we always have a good time :) - Lyssa2012  196.1 #2110 11:22PM
i am so glad i got to experience it,  but did not have to go thru it! - MsTikiMermadam  1352.1 #140 5:56AM
Thank you to all who post from the park!! Love seeing the park when I cannot be there. - snowgrey  8.0 #13435 2:49PM
Top of the list  - buzzgoneyear92  276.2 #1157 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  43.2 #5257 8:01AM
- CT4625  75.0 #4155 8:30PM
That's so !    - MissAmericaSings  436.2 #529 9:37PM
Now that looks like a good service. - MoChuck  159.3 #2642 11:24AM

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  889.6 #217 11:41PM

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  65.0 #4428 9:01AM
- DisneyMom13  331.2 #779 10:32AM
 to  - DisneyHeidi09  226.3 #1714 5:18PM
 Always taking care of us... we love u Admin!!!  - calidream1  398.0 #592 7:05PM
- maleficentmama  3.4 #31462 11:39AM
Welcome - DDTINK57  376.5 #636 11:29AM

Here are the Top 10 MouseWaiters of All-Time:

1. Coaster
23334.6

2. Melody_CM
21031

3. Winnie111286
19990.4

4. Dave
13820.4

5. Tom
13089.7

6. jacdanfan
12349.4

7. goofygal
11971.7

8. ShariRenee
10696.9

9. Plumiegirl
10357.5

10. uscdisneyteacher
8638.29


Such great people on this list, many who doSo much for the app. 😍😍 - secretagentangel  7412.1 #14 2:09PM
Yay! Thank you! - Song  2242.4 #74 8:50AM
Thanks for all of the  - ForeverNeverland  105.6 #3584 3:38PM
 Those are some   numbers.  - Ilovegoofy  122.9 #3241 4:22PM

Our new Walt Disney World App for iOS is here! MagicSearch, upNEXT, new Lounge, and tons of other upgrades. Go get it here. You can see all of the new features and how tos here

thanks admin - Fantasmicfan1  5085.4 #27 9:42PM
  - jacdanfan  12349.4 #6 6:08AM
  - JediKitty  1204.0 #158 10:32PM
I miss the  - DisneyMom13  331.2 #779 1:34AM

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 #333 5:39PM
I agree. I think it has to do with most passes being blocked - PoohSizedGuy  20.6 #7518 11:53PM
Saturday's rule! One of the perks of a premium pass!  - snappy  446.1 #522 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  182.2 #2293 5:08AM
I second this. The info is great to have, but it's too long.  - 1HitchhikingGhost  288.6 #1045 5:04PM
6 of us going Sunday 11 6 year have use that annual pass - jmmm  0.6 #76132 12:12PM
Have Saturdays been less busy then Tuesdays or Wednesdays recently? - TiDoubleGuhErr  0.3 #88774 12:07AM


 
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  1824.3 #99 8:03PM
Will there be a 3 and when? - menifeemom  224.9 #1733 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 #1518 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  122.9 #3241 8:42AM

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!


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

MouseWait Meetups 2016
what is happening for one last time on aug 6? - MsTikiMermadam  1352.1 #140 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  7412.1 #14 7:55PM
ok,  last time for btr....  πŸ˜Ή - MsTikiMermadam  1352.1 #140 6:03AM
I spy Christmas in July! - FrankenweenieVelinee  3614.4 #45 12:44PM
Looks like July 22! More to follow!  - secretagentangel  7412.1 #14 9:52PM
Really hoping to make it to Christmas in July - Melody_CM  21031.0 #2 11:12AM
- FrankenweenieVelinee  3614.4 #45 11:55AM
I'll add post tonight!  - secretagentangel  7412.1 #14 3:18PM
Next meetup Β is Friday, July 15 at Rancho Zocalo! See tonight's post for details.Β  - secretagentangel  7412.1 #14 4:54PM
I spy Christmas in July! - FrankenweenieVelinee  3614.4 #45 12:44PM
Looks like July 22! More to follow!  - secretagentangel  7412.1 #14 9:52PM
Really hoping to make it to Christmas in July - Melody_CM  21031.0 #2 11:12AM
- FrankenweenieVelinee  3614.4 #45 11:55AM
I'll add post tonight!  - secretagentangel  7412.1 #14 3:18PM

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
117300

2. teapotsandteacups
110000

3. jacdanfan
105000

4. leopardditz2000
89000

5. iLOVELUCYnDISNEY
85000

6. Melody_CM
65000

7. DisneyGrandma
65000

8. debbiev
61750

9. DarthFairy
58950

10. MinnieMyLove
46500

 

  Well done and congratulations.  Now I know how some people have so many stickers.  Keep up the good work:-) - beentoall  1017.4 #0 2:55AM
And they share - suzieq65  150.0 #2792 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  502.9 #452 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  502.9 #452 7:43PM
!!! And I thought working up to 73 credits was good lol - sunvalgifts  170.5 #2472 12:21PM

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 #994 7:42PM
- MommyandBash  433.2 #536 4:52PM
We want more books - sctoaonk75  295.3 #994 7:42PM
- sunvalgifts  170.5 #2472 12:55PM

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  301.2 #0 2:46PM
Thank you LiveLaughLoveDisney! - Admin  5:59PM
Love this tool - Chumash28  1342.7 #141 5:02PM

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  2024.9 #87 4:48PM
Spent $490 on it the other day - CVDisneyland  460.3 #503 12:40PM
Thank you! - Admin  5:04PM
Just spent $100. Surely not my last order this month - Dianat710  74.9 #4160 4:46PM
Oh very cool!!  - sunvalgifts  170.5 #2472 9:45AM

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