1398.4 #109 (DL Qual #67

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  4676.0 #22 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  4676.0 #22 10:51PM
It took me a great deal of time to understand this about my own sarcastic comments. I'm slowly learning. - IMissDisney  1205.7 #133 10:51PM
Love your sweet spirit. - HalfCaff  437.8 #462 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  1398.4 #109 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  4676.0 #22 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  340.2 #660 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  4676.0 #22 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  412.2 #501 11:47PM
Right on.... - jenirva  25.9 #5982 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 #270 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  531.6 #368 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  1772.5 #86 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  835.7 #202 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  4676.0 #22 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  3577.1 #36 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  4676.0 #22 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 #639 8:59AM
πŸ˜ŠπŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ’—πŸ’— - MarshaMouse  4676.0 #22 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  1227.1 #130 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  1398.4 #109 2:56AM
Thank you sweets!! That means a lot to me. We'll meet soon I'm sure. 😊😘😘 - DisneyFanZoe  1227.1 #130 2:58AM
πŸ‘ Well said - cesium55  531.6 #368 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  1772.5 #86 3:10AM
Thanks Cess! And exactly TinkerSchelle, exactly. πŸ‘ - DisneyFanZoe  1227.1 #130 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 #959 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  1227.1 #130 11:08AM
DFZ....you are my Hero! - Gia  802.0 #213 11:32AM
😘😘😘 - DisneyFanZoe  1227.1 #130 11:36AM
πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - DisneyFanZoe  1227.1 #130 12:02PM
DFZ is one of my girl crushes. I heart you girl 😘 - LBChica  2346.3 #54 12:04PM
I heart you back LB! 😘😘 - DisneyFanZoe  1227.1 #130 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 #72 7:03AM
You're a good guy, Mike. It does not go unnoticed! Hope to meet you one day soon. - MeridaFan  3577.1 #36 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  1907.1 #77 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  1398.4 #109 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  1907.1 #77 10:57PM
*one down - secretagentangel  1907.1 #77 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  2111.9 #65 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 #213 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!!! - IMissDisney  1205.7 #133 10:36PM
Yes! Absolutely! This app deserves every one of our 5 stars, so lets give back! :) - AvidDisneyThrifter220  1398.4 #109 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. - IMissDisney  1205.7 #133 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 #192 11:02PM
Definitely. Honestly I didn't even think to give it a review. I take it for granted-not anymore! - missariel33  2111.9 #65 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  422.3 #485 11:17PM
Thanks girlie!(: - AvidDisneyThrifter220  1398.4 #109 11:26PM
Oh, thank YOU! =) - MousekaNinja  422.3 #485 11:36PM
Well said! Thank you for saying this. - mini_MINNIE  1079.6 #159 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  1398.4 #109 10:27PM
*after, not 'free' silly auto correct :) - AvidDisneyThrifter220  1398.4 #109 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  1907.1 #77 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  1907.1 #77 10:39PM
Preach it girl. βœ‹ - Jillian  767.1 #224 10:30PM
πŸ™Œ - AvidDisneyThrifter220  1398.4 #109 10:31PM
Just updated my (positive)review yesterday - lisaw  157.9 #2519 10:30PM
*high 5* you rock! - AvidDisneyThrifter220  1398.4 #109 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 #801 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  1398.4 #109 10:35PM
Right on! - PirateQueenBriezy  308.3 #812 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  125.9 #3008 2:14AM
Well said avid and much needed!! - CourtyAstroBlisters  733.0 #242 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  2346.3 #54 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  1907.1 #77 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  2346.3 #54 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 #252 12:57PM
Ham yumm - BooEve123  800.9 #214 1:03PM
Honey baked! - rbeezy  703.0 #252 1:05PM
With bacon and pineapple! Okay I'm all realz tho wth avid🍍🍍🐷 - BooEve123  800.9 #214 1:08PM
Just checked the reviews right now and many negative reviews have been put towards the top as of today's date. :( - aidensmama  340.2 #660 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  1093.9 #155 5:07PM
Cowards. If they weren't trolls they'd put their real names or at least their MW name. - Gia  802.0 #213 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  2346.3 #54 5:03PM
I believe there is. I saw that one too. Absolutely ridiculous. - aidensmama  340.2 #660 5:04PM
People can be so pathetic. If you find out how to report that one please let us know - Linzee  1093.9 #155 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  2346.3 #54 5:09PM
I went into iTunes on my laptop. They have a report a concern option. I used that to report it. - aidensmama  340.2 #660 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 #2342 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 #2342 5:27PM

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Going to be in the park Dec. 29-Jan. 2. We've always been during the Summer and Spring so this will be our very first time there during the Holiday Season. What is the weather there like during Winter, what should Hubby and I be packing and what should I be packing for my two boys ages 8 and 9? I know the park is usually packed during the Holidays (from what I have read), would we still be able to park hop (we bought 5 days park hoppers) if we get our hands stamped? TIA. =) - MaryinVancouver888  5.3 #16512 4:17AM

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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  629.9 #296 8:03PM
I bought the paper copy for myself and 2 copies of season one for christmas gifts!  LOVE THIS BOOK!!! - snitsos  30.0 #5605 5:28PM
Thank you snitsos for your support, glad you liked Season Two! - Admin  12:13AM
Thank you for your support glad you liked Season Two! snitsos - Admin  12:15AM
Test - Admin  12:16AM
- valj84DisneyDeppAddict  189.4 #2052 9:35PM
They make paper copies?!? - LilMissPixie84  309.5 #801 9:23PM

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  1627.5 #96 4:48PM
Spent $490 on it the other day - CVDisneyland  387.4 #542 12:40PM
Thank you! - Admin  5:04PM
@otilegna - pikarich  4275.1 #27 9:34AM
I buy pretty much everything on Amazon. Nice to know MW can get a little piece of that! - MellyMelBB  65.0 #4123 12:06AM


 
MONTHLY OVERALL REAL-TIME LEADERBOARD

1. MelodyMouse
431.08

2. Winnie111286
414.79

3. MarshaMouse
285.95

4. MadameLeota
235.64

5. secretagentangel
207.95

6. Coaster
202.88

7. Plumiegirl
184.53

8. jacdanfan
177.33

9. beentoall
173.19

10. pikarich
170.05



SEE TOP 100 LEADERS

Oh my goodness.  I can't believe my name is actually up there next to all the people who I love following.  Thank you:-). Have a great 60th everyone - beentoall  181.3 #0 6:25AM
Waytago! - MelodyMouse  5934.9 #16 10:09AM
- JediKitty  908.1 #182 4:29PM

Thanked by:   JediKitty   Song  
TOP 5 THINGS to do this week at the Disneyland Resort:

1. Watch the new "Paint the Night" parade 8:50 and 11pm nightly.

2. Watch the new "Disneyland Forever" Fireworks show at 9:30pm nightly.

3. See the new "World of Color" 9pm and 10:15pm nightly.

4. Try to find a "Made with Magic" wand or paintbrush which allow you to interact with select Disney experiences and merchandise. 

5. Look for the Word of the Day displayed outside of the theme park entrances (or in the MouseWait Lounge) and text the word between 7am and 10:59am Pacific to the shortcode listed on the sign. You must be at the Disneyland Resort to enter. If you win, you will be notified around 11am via text or phone. For more info go here

And don't forget about Food! Check out our real-time Food blog to see what's new at the Resort. POST YOUR IDEAS BELOW and they could make the weekly top 5!

Come to our la  Brea sticker meetup which starts early at 4 pm then come join MWers to watch PTN and Fireworks too!  - secretagentangel  1907.1 #77 11:59PM
was bummed i did not make it two weeks ago,  see you in aug! - MsTikiMermadam  364.7 #588 6:41PM
Checkβœ”οΈfinally completed the list! I think my favorite is the new fireworks shows!!! Gives me goosebumps and brings on the happy cry.  - MinnieMyLove  190.3 #2036 9:00AM
Hmmm...thanks for the tip. We'll be there Sat and that magic wand sounds interesting  - Marciamcmouse  40.2 #4942 5:21PM
Can't wait  - Disneyprincessvmk  55.6 #4353 7:26PM

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  1173.3 #138 6:41PM
I will announce the December tournament date this week. - Admin 11:58PM
Can't wait! - sawman911  670.7 #276 6:30PM
There should be a droid version of this. I. would love to play  - bryanjung1997  1.1 #65897 2:19PM
I end up deleting games while in progress due to opponents leaving me hanging FOR-EH-VER!!! - MommyandBash  178.6 #2199 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  675.9 #272 2:20PM

DISCOUNTED DISNEYLAND TICKETS THROUGH MOUSEWAIT! You get 2% off select tickets if you purchase on this page and use the code MOUSEWAIT at checkout. A percentage of your total purchase comes back to MouseWait, which helps cover our monthly maintenance and development expenses! You will also get 100 Credits if you email us your receipt along with your username! 

Can you get a discount on annual passes too? - DeeDeeMouse  246.1 #1337 9:59PM
How do you get discount on AP passes. Guessing use MOUSEWAIT - suzieq65  44.2 #4759 4:00PM
It says discount not available ... Maybe I'm doing it wrong? - gedi0614  25.4 #6037 12:13AM

Follow the new MouseWait Blog for updates, how-tos, tips, contests, and more! 

Didn't know there was one. Yay - TrueFromOzLovesDisney  474.7 #420 4:20PM

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

Nice pic!πŸ“· - Stitchcrazy62622  16.6 #7546 10:18PM
Oh how we miss you MSEP... 😩😩😩 - DisneyBallers  25.7 #6011 10:05PM

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 week of July 27, 2015
Crowd levels have been rising since Disneyland's official birthday on July 17th. Looking back at MouseWait's Historical Crowd Index (available in our new MagicPlan iOS Calendar), this week last year averaged in the high 70s, which is light for summer crowds. When temperatures rise, the crowd does thin out a bit (especially Annual Passholders)--and this week should be a hot one with forecasts in the 90s through Sunday. We feel that the crowd level will be similar to last year (high 70s on the Crowd Index) and the heat will keep some away. To get a real-time look at crowd levels, check the MouseWait app for Crowd Index averages and wait times. - Admin Jul 28, 2015 9:36AM



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  487.8 #404 5:39PM
I agree. I think it has to do with most passes being blocked - PoohSizedGuy  18.6 #7108 11:53PM
Saturday's rule! One of the perks of a premium pass!  - snappy  381.2 #552 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  155.6 #2558 5:08AM
I second this. The info is great to have, but it's too long.  - 1HitchhikingGhost  239.1 #1417 5:04PM
Yay to MouseWaiter kindness πŸ‘πŸ» - Dizkid  368.4 #577 11:40AM
summer surely has been very busy!  - MarshaMouse  4676.0 #22 12:18AM

Here are the Top 10 MouseWaiters of All-Time:

1. Coaster
15863.7

2. Dave
12963.7

3. Plumiegirl
9155.32

4. jacdanfan
9084.03

5. Tom
9083.48

6. goofygal
8769.01

7. uscdisneyteacher
7577.01

8. CobbPR
7121.82

9. BaseballMickey_CM
7100.88

10. Bullseye
6766.17



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
36.42

2. Goofytom
15.82

3. mamabeam
7.54

4. DisneylandOrBust
2.97

5. TiggerBelle
2.04

6. Moog
1.68

7. DoomBuggy61
1.63

8. MommyandBash
1.63

9. Boundin
1.62

10. Dolewhipped
1.6

 

Yay @@Moog!!!! So great!  πŸ˜ - valj84DisneyDeppAddict  189.4 #2052 6:28PM
You sweet thing!  You crack me up!  I'm merely an apprentice being schooled by @@Tom!! - Moog  48.7 #4595 11:33AM
πŸ‘‹β€οΈ - Tom  9083.5 #5 11:47AM
Wtg @DisneyMakesMeSmile and @@Moog ;) - otilegna  2174.0 #64 7:41PM
A major compliment from someone who hands me my you know what every game, @@otilegna 😜!!! - Moog  48.7 #4595 8:05PM
Yay !!!  - otilegna  2174.0 #64 9:42AM
i am horrible at this but rad to pass the time in linesπŸ‘ - DarthFairy  34.9 #5228 6:24PM
Yup! - MommyandBash  178.6 #2199 9:38AM
Geez. I only recognize like two people in this whole post πŸ˜‚ - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4398.5 #26 4:51PM
SIC. How come we don't see you in here often anymore?  Miss seeing your posts. You have so much to share with all these newbies  - Goofytom  1173.3 #138 12:16PM
I'm secretly watching  - Plumiegirl  9155.3 #3 11:13PM


Hey I'm finally on this list πŸ˜„πŸ‘πŸŽ‰ - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4398.5 #26 10:39PM
Your always on the list!!! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚list of what I don't know😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝. Jk - Fantasmicfan1  1336.9 #114 12:34PM
Love seeing everyone's pictures from Disneyland !! I know, we always have a good time :) - Lyssa2012  196.1 #1973 11:22PM
i am so glad i got to experience it,  but did not have to go thru it! - MsTikiMermadam  364.7 #588 5:56AM
Sweet, I have 3 on this list!!  - MisFit.Mouse  627.5 #299 2:52AM
After all of this time being away and I made the list - cyndaws  257.9 #1210 1:45AM

Here are the overall MouseRank leaders for the past 6 months:

May 2015: MelodyMouse 679.4
April 2015: Fantasmicfan1 466.89
March 2015: HARR_E 423.38
February 2015: Winnie111286 364.36
January 2015: ShariRenee 408.65
December 2014: MelodyMouse 365.77
 

! - FrankenweenieVelinee  2289.3 #58 7:16AM
- MowgliLovesBaloo  65.1 #0 5:18PM
- CoachDisney  92.7 #3585 5:35PM
   - valj84DisneyDeppAddict  189.4 #2052 7:59AM

Here are the top 10 News Contributors:

1. BaseballMickey_CM
7100.88

2. Stitch_Legacy
5137.84

3. RickChavez
3521.89

4. ScooterMike
1962.99

5. SPandEvLover
3786.4

6. caramiapoohAKAface
3849.76

7. IDVandalSkipperCM
2374.64

8. Dave
12963.7

9. Duchess_SMK
6104.24

10. Sweet_Irish_Cream
4398.46



SEE TOP 50 NEWS CONTRIBUTORS


TRIVILATOR 2.0 for iOS is here! We made it faster, easier to use, improved Random Games, fixed Push Notifications, added a Remove Ads option, new game packs, and we optmized it for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Get the complete run down on our new blog here. Get the new update in the App Store, or grab it here. Did you know you can play on the web or from any device via our web version? Tell your friends about the TRIVILATOR, and submit your questions so they (and you) can be featured inside the app. You can submit your questions here. Have fun!

- valj84DisneyDeppAddict  189.4 #2052 12:58PM
Hi, @@valj84DisneyAddict Hope you are having a wonderful Easter 🐣Come play Trivilator with me! - Moog  48.7 #4595 3:00PM
Yes! A wonderful day!  Hope yours is great too!!! I will look for you on Trivilator. πŸ˜πŸ‘ - valj84DisneyDeppAddict  189.4 #2052 3:27PM
Is it a game? - palomine96  20.5 #6739 11:58PM
Yes!  It's a separate app.  Come play! - Moog  48.7 #4595 8:58AM
I downloaded the app but it too won't add my name so if I play as guest it doesn't give credit to my mouse wait account :(Help!  - DisneyDrea  134.5 #2886 9:08PM
I can't figure out how to play on the Web version. I have been trying for a long time. Help, please - Winnie111286  4413.8 #25 2:44PM

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

I downloaded this before a very long road trip, and it kept me entertained the whole time (well, except when I was taking my turn at the wheel, safety first!).  - Geekery  409.4 #506 10:21PM
Thanks! I'm glad you liked it! - Admin  10:46AM
Where can I find the book please?  - sarahsanch  6.8 #13346 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  340.9 #658 4:20PM
Glad you like it! Season Two is coming in a few weeks! - Admin  11:52PM
When is # 3 coming out? I can't wait!! I read the others way toooooo fast. Loved them. - Popcorn  7.9 #11947 5:40PM
I've read seasons 1 and 2.  Can't wait for season 3! - eeyore4me  0.6 #73163 1:08PM


 
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. MelodyMouse
417.38

2. Coaster
202.55

3. MarshaMouse
199.78

4. MadameLeota
173.85

5. JPatDL
140.92

6. Brian
131.9

7. Winnie111286
125.6

8. goofygal
125.13

9. jacdanfan
124.42

10. secretagentangel
115.78

 

SEE THE TOP 100


Here are the recent wait time leaders:

May: MelodyMouse 640.08
April: WARLOCK 228.33
March: HARR_E 290.27
February: jacdanfan 251.32
January: ShariRenee 246.23
December: MelodyMouse 303.05
November: MelodyMouse 410.98
October: jacdanfan 189.98

I get great joy out of helping to fulfill the original intent of this app! (Can ya tell?) - MelodyMouse  5934.9 #16 11:00AM
Thank you! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ» - MeridaFan  3577.1 #36 10:34AM
Thank you so much!  - secretagentangel  1907.3 #77 3:34PM
 Everyone for making   - Boundin  612.8 #307 10:21PM
 Wait Times make MouseWait! - Song  1819.3 #83 8:52AM
The real wait time leaders post! - MeridaFan  3577.1 #36 12:08PM

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. jacdanfan
60000

2. iLOVELUCYnDISNEY
58500

3. secretagentangel
52300

4. MeridaFan
41630

5. MelodyMouse
40000

6. DisneyGrandma
40000

7. leopardditz2000
39500

8. MinnieMyLove
38250

9. debbiev
36250

10. cmtahm
35650

 

  Well done and congratulations.  Now I know how some people have so many stickers.  Keep up the good work:-) - beentoall  181.3 #0 2:55AM

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

1. CobbPR
6726

2. uscdisneyteacher
5920

3. BaseballMickey_CM
5484

4. Dave
5373

5. Duchess_SMK
5004

6. Plumiegirl
4760

7. Stitch_Legacy
4712

8. HandMeAChurroImmaFaint
4297

9. ElSuperRaton
4197

10. pikarich
3876



SEE THE TOP 100

This list needs to be updated! Just saying😬 - MadameLeota  3068.8 #41 9:51PM
FINALLY!  Thank you!  - MadameLeota  3068.8 #41 2:34PM

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  1015.5 #172 3:13PM
Got it! More than halfway thru it! It's a lot of fun!!!πŸ‘πŸ‘βœ¨βœ¨ - TinkerSchelle  1772.5 #86 10:53PM
  - mckelfam  36.4 #5135 3:09PM
Weeeeee - MommyandBash  178.6 #2199 10:29PM

Get 100 Credits for staying at the Hojo Anaheim! Just fill out this form and we'll get the Credits added to your account. When you stay at the Hojo, you help us continue to improve MouseWait. Call their in house reservation number and remember to mention MouseWait--you will love everything about the Hojo!

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  205.4 #1855 1:26PM
What percentage saving are we looking at for being MouseWaiters? Is it better than a AAA discount.  - MoChuck  128.4 #2974 3:57PM
@Admin. I filled out a form for May 22nd.  I hope you got it. Thanks. - Winnie111286  4413.8 #25 2:23AM
@@Admin I booked with get away today and am staying at the HoJo in December.  Does MW still give the 100 credits or do I have to book with the hotel directly? - dsnylvr1975  6.2 #14418 5:02PM

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


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  1336.9 #114 9:42PM
  - jacdanfan  9084.0 #4 6:08AM
- Lilogirl1  115.3 #3239 4:26PM
Thanks! DW fans appreciate you! - LeighMouse  17.9 #0 7:58AM

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  3315.5 #38 8:38PM
Thank you for reading! - Admin  6:26PM
cant wait to read it - ebugsmama  18.1 #7208 10:32PM
After the video my 3 & 1/2 year old says, "that's cool!" It was. Very cool - MommyandBash  178.6 #2199 3:44PM
- MommyandBash  178.6 #2199 1:32PM

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  368.4 #577 12:29PM
Awesome - keepmovingforward  203.8 #1877 8:39PM

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

1. Lake Tahoe Summer Meetup
Aug 01, 2015 09:30am


We have our weekly MW sticker meetup at La Brea bakery at 4 pm in Downtown Disney! Lots of fun for newcomers and all and a great way to meet new people! Then we go to the MW spot we've held in DL to watch PTN and fireworks! Everyone is welcome! - secretagentangel  1907.3 #77 6:10PM
On Tuesday nights, duh!!!πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜© - secretagentangel  1907.3 #77 10:47PM
Thank You - suzieq65  44.2 #4759 6:20PM
We will be there in November - makeitbluesaysmerriwether  35.3 #5201 9:58AM
I'm gonna have a crowding meetup Presidents' Day weekend! Post to come!  - TinkerSchelle  1772.5 #86 5:42PM
I'll crowd with you  - LaPearleNoir  1638.0 #95 2:27PM
I ❀️ crowding meetups - bonedaddy909  1340.4 #112 12:29PM
Would love to come! - susanann  8.9 #10895 6:15PM
What day works best for you guys bonedaddy909 and susanann and LaPearleNoir? - TinkerSchelle  1772.5 #86 1:21PM
Any day Friday theough Monday works for me! - susanann  8.9 #10895 2:12PM
Friday thru Sunday for UsπŸ˜ƒ.....Wait a minute😳what the heck is a crowding meetup and what would we be crowding into??πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - bonedaddy909  1340.4 #112 7:09PM
I heard there's a cool Winchester Mystery House meetup 😬 - adventurerEnDisneylandia {AED}  1028.2 #167 7:17PM
Any MW Tinkerbell half marathon weekend runners interested in a photo op meet-up/s before one or all 3 of the races??Β  - Romec123aKaSmartyPants  720.8 #247 2:11PM
When is this race? - secretagentangel  1907.3 #77 6:15PM
The 5K is May 8th, 10K May 9th, and the Half is May 10th. - CoachDisney  92.7 #3585 2:43PM
I will for the 5k, will be there Thursday afternoon till Friday noon. - Sleepingbeautysmom  305.1 #828 8:17AM

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