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Feb 28, 2013 10:12 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Hey everyone! I am new to this all so I was looking for some advice. My wife and I are planning a trip to Disneyland for March 19th - 22nd, 2013. We have 7 children with the oldest being 12 and the youngest are 1.5 year old twins. We have not been to Disneyland in 7-8 years (when we only had 3 children) so we were looking for good plans/ideas on how to tackle the parks with such a large group. Are we completely insane? I thought time would be great because it would not be crowded but then trying to find a hotel has been a nightmare so I am starting to get a little worried that it will be so crowded. I guess I am looking for advice on seeing everything with such a large group and some inexpensive dining options for our family. Do they still have the "parent swap" on the rides and if so, please remind me how they work? Can I bring in snacks/water bottles for the kids? What is the best time to get a seat/spot for World of Color and Fantasmic? As you can see, I have a lot of questions. We are super excited to do this but we are feeling a little underprepared. Thanks for all your assistance.

Yes bring food etc for the kids, just no glass containers. This saves a lot of money on snacks, purchase special snacks so they don't feel left out. Give each of the kids a dollar amount they can spend on a snack/souvenir. Go when park opens and you can ride most things in the first hour and then enjoy the rest of the day with fast passes. Get fp's for the older kids for Space Mountain/Splash and one of you can wait with the little ones at the tables on the backside of Pizza Port. If you want to split up send one parent to Fantasyland and the other to Tomorrowland to conquer a lot of attractions, then join up for the rest of the day. - ShariRenee  3414.9 #24 10:18AM
Oh and have a great time and post pics! - ShariRenee  3414.9 #24 10:19AM
Welcome! Doing DL with a big group is do-able. To answer your questions: Yes, they still have the parent swap for attractions, you can bring in your own food/drinks. For Fantasmic, for the 9pm show, 8:15 is a good time to start claiming a spot. If not, then go to the 10:30 show which is a lot less crowded. Also, for WOC the 10:15 show is less crowded too. - BaseballMickey_CM  5297.6 #12 10:18AM
If you plan on seeing both the fireworks and Fantasmic in the same day, stake out a place for the fireworks on Main Street, then after the fireworks head straight to Fantasmic for the second showing. They will clean out the area for the first show then let everyone in at the same time. The second showing is much less crowded than the first show. Enjoy your trip! - paintedflowers28  9.7 #8740 12:59PM
Hi. Parent swap is still available on some attractions. You ask for the card with the cm at the whining if the line and you all can wait together. When you get to loading you can go trough the exit and then you plus 1 other can go through the exit and get on. I think lol. See instructions on card. Yes you can bring your own water and food just not in glass containers. For WOC get your fastpass by GRR in the morning an return when te ticket says. Fantasmic I would suggest second show, just be waiting by haunted mansion area by frontier land do you can go right in. Or you can wait or the first show I would suggest at least 1-1.5 hours depending on where you wan to sit. Just have fun and go with the flow. - TikiJOSEsWingman  332.4 #611 10:19AM
This will be spring break season so it will be a tad more crowded. You can bring snacks and drinks into park, just no glass and no alcohol. They do have parent swap on some attractions( not sure if on most). For WOC seating , use your ticket to get a fast pass for seating. Blue section is probably what you'll get. You'll want to get near center and against a gate with no poles blocking you for best view. For Fantasmic, get a seat a few hours before show by having someone sit in that area with blankets to save spots. - Villescas8  599.9 #254 10:20AM
Get the unoffical guide to DL at a local bookstore. has lots of great tips and touring plans and (I think) has info on hotels for large groups. - GoofyMom77  456.5 #378 10:24AM
lol, so many questions!! I love a big family, my husband is 1 of 8 kids. You are not insane, you are smart for wanting to create these memories with your kiddos. However, it will be crowded because it is Spring Break season. I'll try and help with the food questions...You can bring in snacks/waters/juices/sodas as long as they are in plastic containers. A small cooler bag is also perfectly fine. For meals if you aren't into cereal/milk/fruit in the hotel room, I would go to Denny's for a cheapish breakfast. I would carry in lunch items (sandwiches, etc) and then probably eat dinner in the parks...there are affordable options, ex: corn dogs are huge and come with apples or chips for under $7, you can get a whole Pizza Port pizza for around $35, (I don't think the pizza is that bad.). If you are driving into the parks, stash a big ice chest in your car and refresh your chilled drinks/snacks/lunch as needed. - Linzee  770.2 #181 10:27AM
Linzee, sorry for all of the questions. But thank you so much for your assistance. Your comments on food choices are helpful. We we t to Disneyland almost every year when I was growing up so I should be a little more comfortable. I even marched down Main Street with my high school band all four years. So I am very Familiar with the lay out. But I am used to running around with a group of 2-4 not 9. I'm sure it will all come back to me like riding a bike once I walk through the main gates. Anything else you can think of or some suggestions on your favorite things to hit on you visits would be great. Thanks again. - jazsdad  14.8 #6953 12:06PM
I think it would be fun for you to sit down with your wife and older kids, pull up the DL website and make a list of things you all want to see/do. Vote on the *first ride* so you know where you are heading when you first get in. Utilize (and help enter) the wait times on here. Make sure you understand Fast Passes. Take your time and don't rush through the parks😊. - Linzee  770.2 #181 12:54PM
We're a family of 8. 3 adults and 5 kids ranging from 2-15. We've always had fun, sometimes we split up, and some of us take the littler kids in bugs land or tame rides, while the other adults and bigs go on the faster rides :) we take our own snacks most of the time, and we love Earl of Sandwich, and it's one of the cheapest. Sometimes we walk across the street to Denny's and McDonald's also :) - GarnerPhotography  324.7 #647 10:37AM
That's not crazy at all. I have gone with my family of 10 before. We stay at the anaheim desert inn because they have rooms big enough for all of us. You should have booked a hotel long ago. Even though it isn't that busy of a time hotels still full up fast. Being snacks in for in between meals and then split meals or order off the kids menu to save money - rachelelizabeth  189.0 #1941 10:50AM
Maybe they can rent someone's time share. It may be cheaper than looking for a hotel room for that many people - GoofyMom77  456.5 #378 10:55AM
That's a good idea too. I looked and they still had the big four queen and a pull out couch available for March 19-21 but no room on the 22nd. - rachelelizabeth  189.0 #1941 11:03AM
Double strollers don't fit in some doorways in main st. So towards the end of the day when the minis are sleeping someone will have to wait outside with the stroller. I also recomend. Strollers with a lot of storage space, backpacks can get heavy and annoying. Get there as early as possible since its not as hot and less crowds at opening. Mark all your kids with your cell # and name on a bracelet or necklace in case they get lost. Unless you have 7 eyes like the evil queen - Philliprocks  609.7 #246 11:09AM
Nooe, no 7 parents here. Well my wife says that she has eyes in the back of her head. :) I love the bracket/necklace idea for the kids. I never thought of that and that would calm a lot of fears of my kids wondering around looking for us and CM trying to locate me or my wife. - jazsdad  14.8 #6953 11:56AM
Oops . No 7 eyed parents here... - jazsdad  14.8 #6953 1:10PM
I found a vendor online that makes dog tags in all different colors, and had them engraved with emergency contact info. I think for two of them, it was about $8. They came with little key-chains that the kids put on their lanyards (or else it would have been on their beltloops or something). - jmgphx  323.1 #653 1:12PM
Wow! Thank you so much everyone. I am feeling a lot more confident in our decision to go. I am just worried about corralling the kids through large crowds of people. I agree with some of the comments about booking a hotel earlier. I just received my bonus check from work so since the money is available now, we are booking now. I was trying to search the school districts in the Los Angeles area and most of them are on spring break the week after we are planning on being there. So hopefully the crowds will be lighter. Since I haven't been in a few years, what rides should we tackle first? In California Adventure, should we immediately go to Car's Land and hit those rides? In Disneyland, which way do you suggest to see the park, start with Adventureland and end with Tomorrowland or vice versa. Eitherway, we are going to have a blast. I will keep you all posted and post pictures of our trip. - jazsdad  14.8 #6953 11:25AM
DCA, definitely Cars Land. Maybe one of you can go to Racers w/the older kids and the other can get FP's for later (they go really really fast). DL,both choices are good! Space or Splash, start with either and have a great time! - ShariRenee  3414.9 #24 11:28AM
Start in frontierland and go clockwise. Its less crowded that direction. When you go to california adventure start early in the morning at cars land. Lines get long fast. As for the hotel you dont have to pay for it when you get a reservation. You pay when you arrive. - rachelelizabeth  189.0 #1941 11:30AM
Rachel - some vacation sites (like getawaytoday.com, hotels.com, etc.) require payment up front. - jmgphx  323.1 #653 1:13PM
You can pack a lunch and leave it in lockers either on Main Street, Picnic area between parks or Buena Vista St in DCA. There are some great attractions where you can let the kids loose a bit (with little to no lines) such as Rivercreek challenge, Toon town, Tom Sayer Island, Tarzan's Treehouse, and Animation Academy. I usually save these for mid-day when the park gets crowded. - NikkiMickey  1682.7 #66 11:39AM
Good point and if little ones nap it's nice and quiet to sit on & watch the great movie clips on the big screens. - ShariRenee  3414.9 #24 11:43AM
ugh sorry: sit on couch. - ShariRenee  3414.9 #24 11:44AM
pfft, i sit on the floor smack center of the room with my legs stretched out lol - GoofyMom77  456.5 #378 11:51AM
My number one recommendation is to get to the park before it opens. If you have the magic morning option, where you are allowed in one hour before park opening, then use that, too. More people tend to show up throughout the day, so even during an expected crowded week, you can get a lot accomplished during the first few hours of the day. We were there last summer one day after Carsland opened and never felt that it was too crowded for us in either park. Honestly! Have fun! You will have a blast! - MeridaFan  2818.1 #30 11:45AM
Getting more and more excited the more I read everyone's posts and suggestions. Has any one tried Ariel's Grotto for a character dining experience. Some friends said that it is amazing but for the price for my large family, they better let me pull the sword from the stone or something. ;) Can you maximize a visit to Ariel's Grotto in the evening with a great view of World of Color or is that not allowed? Just curious. Keep the suggestions and tips coming everybody. It is all super helpful. - jazsdad  14.8 #6953 12:00PM
If your on a budget i don't think it is worth it for how much it would cost you. It would be fun to do but you could save a lot of money skipping it that could go to a lot of other things. - rachelelizabeth  189.0 #1941 12:12PM
AG no longer has the WOC preffered seating deal. All meals are now character meals with the Princesses, I've heard Mary Poppins makes appreances, too. I went with my daughter (10 at the time) back when they did the WOC thing. We loved the food. Had an appitizer to share, one kids entree and one adults entree, a dessert to share and a couple specialty drinks. The kids drink came with a reusable cup fairies with a light up tinkerbell clip. for boys they get a toy story cup with a light up buzz lightyear clip. My son (3 at the time) was asleep, so nothing for him. They did let me bring my stroller down so he could remain asleep. Otherwise, it would be with the other strollers parked outside the entrance. The total for just that was $90. - GoofyMom77  456.5 #378 12:13PM
If you want to get FP's for WOC without having to stand in line for them and on a budget, I'd go with the picnics. It's cold food like sandwiches, salads, and cold fried chicken. You pick it up and can eat anywhere and it used to come with a WOC tote bag (not sure if it still does) and everyone has a pass for WOC and a decent meal without a heafty price tag - GoofyMom77  456.5 #378 12:17PM
I believe the cove has great seating for world of color but I havent experienced it myself. Anyone? - DisneyMe2Death  859.1 #155 12:30PM
If you have big eaters, I want to suggest the Big Thunder Ranch BBQ. It's all you can eat ribs, chicken, slaw, baked beans, and cornbread for lunch. Add corn on the cob and sausage to the dinner menu. Food is brought to you, so not a buffet where you have to go fetch you food. Dessert is large enough to share with at least four people, but costs extra. We get the chocolate chip cookie bake with vanilla ice cream and hot fudge. I hear the cobbler is good, but I haven't tried it. - GoofyMom77  456.5 #378 12:21PM
Is Big Thunder Ranch BBQ open right now? I assumed (I know, I know) that it was closed right now because of the construction in the area. - jmgphx  323.1 #653 12:42PM
@jmgphx the open that area on the weekends at least it was open when I was there last - MrsGrumpy2002  202.6 #1786 1:24PM
It's also about $30 each, I don't know if they want to spend $300 on lunch. - bluefairy  641.9 #227 5:18PM
Another thought on your meals--my youngest is 7 now, but before she turned 3, the restaurants would provide a smaller meal for her at no cost. Maybe someone with little ones knows if they still do this. It was a nice little perk. I remember at Ariel's Grotto they would make a hot dog into an octopus, and also served a little Mac and cheese. We also did not pay for her at Goofy's Kitchen. - MeridaFan  2818.1 #30 1:06PM
Kids eat free under 3 at character dining, I believe. - bluefairy  641.9 #227 5:02PM

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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!

Spent $490 on it the other day - CVDisneyland  279.2 #900 12:40PM
Thank you! - Admin  5:04PM
Purchased the Voyageers book through this link so MW benefits twice  - UTDISNEYFAMILY  696.1 #201 4:48PM
Is there a link on the computer?  I can't access it here.  Also, my bookmarks don't work. - Winnie111286  423.9 #423 7:00PM
Woohoo! Just added it to my favorites - xteeny  9.5 #8823 10:42PM

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

I downloaded this before a very long road trip, and it kept me entertained the whole time (well, except when I was taking my turn at the wheel, safety first!).  - Geekery  401.4 #458 10:21PM
Thanks! I'm glad you liked it! - Admin  10:46AM
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  300.7 #766 4:20PM
I need number two now! - PrincessDaisy  238.1 #1323 9:00PM
πŸ’© - X-WingNikki  769.6 #182 6:20PM
πŸ’© - X-WingNikki  769.6 #182 6:20PM
Here ya go πŸ’© - X-WingNikki  769.6 #182 6:21PM
SEASON TWO is in pre-production! - Admin 11:35AM
Yay!!! - Ldgsg  98.4 #3334 11:58AM
Oooh. I'm ready for it! - MeridaFan  2818.1 #30 10:19PM
I can't wait!!!! - waltfan  227.6 #1463 12:29PM

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

1. FROZEN Sing-A-Long Early Bird Ticket Sale
Apr 22, 2014 07:00pm

2. MouseWait Reunion Attraction Takeovers
May 16, 2014 07:00pm

3. MW pre- beakfast main meetup
May 17, 2014 09:00am

4. MouseWait Reunion MAIN EVENT
May 17, 2014 11:00am

5. MouseWait Reunion Attraction Takeover Part Two
May 18, 2014 06:00pm

6. Ladies 24 hour Disneyland/CA Bucket List Bash
May 23, 2014 06:00am


Thank you!! My birthday is April 29th & I just realized that we will have been moved down by then. Time to plan a birthday bash! πŸ˜ŽπŸ‘ - apesandmonkeys  463.6 #368 9:08PM
We need to celebrate!! - Superspacemountainfan  50.8 #4162 2:03PM
I love how these are now in our newsfeed. Question though: where is tonight's sticker meet-up post??  - FrankenweenieVelinee  593.5 #257 6:26AM
Yes!! We will see you tonight πŸ˜ƒπŸ‘ - apesandmonkeys  463.6 #368 10:53AM
Ooh! Frozen sing-a-long :D I wish I could join y'all but sadly I cannot. Have fun though! - Ain1derland  330.2 #622 9:10PM
I love how these are now in our newsfeed. Question though: where is tonight's sticker meet-up post??  - FrankenweenieVelinee  593.5 #257 6:26AM
Yes!! We will see you tonight πŸ˜ƒπŸ‘ - apesandmonkeys  463.6 #368 10:53AM

Get your Limited Edition MouseWait Charger from Juno Labs!

Got mine!  Now I don't need to cry like a baby! - AZDisney  583.1 #260 9:45AM
πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - PrincessDuckie  696.2 #199 4:54PM
I was going to get one but my kids had already bought on from Verizon.  - gonzofam  217.8 #1584 2:25PM
I took mine to the View taping.  I charged my phone twice.  With my Trent, I could only charge it once with not much power left.  I love it and it charged pretty fast.  - snowwannab  662.2 #220 9:33AM
Thanks for the info, I was wondering about this. Can't wait to test mine out! - dumbbunny  601.6 #252 2:28PM
Me too! It's awesome! It's a lot  bigger than I thought it would be, but it's got great charging power πŸ˜€ - 2BeignetOrNot2Beignet  710.8 #195 11:59PM
How big is it? - duckchub  431.1 #413 10:37PM
TWSS - dumbbunny  601.6 #252 4:18AM
After DB's reply I can't tell you, 1) because I'm laughing to hard, and 3) because it will only make it worse.... 2) was the dimensions are in the image, bottom right corner - BeatleMike  473.3 #360 10:14AM
Test - Admin  2:00PM
Anyone know how much these are? - LilKsMomma  75.5 #3638 5:01PM
Around $40 - apesandmonkeys  463.6 #368 10:59AM
Does anyone happen to know if the ship to Canada?  We want to get one for our trips that we take but I can't seem to find any info on their website - duchess  9.6 #8791 8:36PM
Yes. Plus you can "live chat" with them with all of your questions in a very friendly and helpful manner. I highly recommend them 39.99 - mickeylumboCM  141.2 #2648 11:31AM

Here are the top 10 News Contributors:

1. BaseballMickey_CM
5297.59

2. Stitch_Legacy
4318.78

3. RickChavez
3146.68

4. ScooterMike
1961.34

5. SPandEvLover
2281.57

6. IDVandalSkipperCM
1895.49

7. caramiapoohAKAface
2708.2

8. JustCantWait
1108.92

9. Dave
10459.1

10. Duchess_SMK
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SEE TOP 50 NEWS CONTRIBUTORS

Thank you everyone! You do a great job keeping us in the know and making MW a must have for Disney info!!! - Boundin  459.3 #373 10:33PM
Seriously, thank you so much! Being that we can only afford to go a couple times a year, this helps keep my Disneyland "craving" in balance  - apesandmonkeys  463.6 #368 3:47PM
Yes!  Same here.   - DisLUVney  509.7 #320 2:36PM
I'm not on here much but it's awesome to see familiar names who keep the magic going!!! Thanks guys your all so awesome!!!! - calidream1  394.8 #469 1:03PM
I'm #12 I think that's the closest I've been to top 10 yay - amyb1076  163.8 #2305 6:33PM

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  1222.5 #92 8:38PM

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Play Disneyland Trivia with your friends with our new WEB VERSION of the TRIVILATOR! Play single or multi-player games real-time with people from all over the world. You can also play on your iOS device with our app.

I'm addicted to playing these games. Looking to step up my Disney knowledge. Anyone is welcome to add me to a game if they like.  - Shameekz  23.8 #5580 12:11AM
No one ever seems to play when I log on.  This looks like it would be fun... - Thundermountaingal  10.9 #8163 2:49PM
i'll play you, but I usually only get to it at night since I have an android phone.  I am currently playing 8 games and everyone gets to their turn when they can.  It's fun. - Gabster1  388.0 #471 8:24PM
Hi thundermountaingal, I think you just misunderstood how it works!  You log on whenever you are able to and answer the questions that are ready for you, then you wait until the other person/people answer the same question you answered.  Then the results are revealed, at which time everyone needs to view the results, before the next question is answered.  It sounds like it might not be what you are looking for, but you might still give it a try. I have a couple games that are over a week old and we are maybe halfway through the questions.  People get to it when they are able to, and as long as you are patient, you should be able to have fun.  If you have a bunch of games going at the same time, then you will have more activity throughout the day/night, depending when you play!  Also, if you have a game with 3 or more people, that will go even slower, so you would probably only want to play one on one games.  You can also play a single player game, which is found under the "Local Game" tab and then you would just select Single Player and then choose your trivia pack and start the game!  I set up a game with you so you can see what I mean regarding the multi-player games!  If you don't choose to accept it I will just delete it in a few days, no big deal!  I hope you have a nice day and I hope this helped explain it better :0)   - Zendurella  319.8 #670 8:22AM
Thanks Zendurella. I appreciate this - Thundermountaingal  10.9 #8163 10:00AM
Yeah add me too if you would like. I'm always happy to play - DisneylandGirl  233.2 #1388 6:39AM
I am playing 4 games but it takes a long time for people to answer. I'd love to play any of you! - LilKsMomma  75.5 #3638 10:42AM

La Brea Bakery is the Official Restaurant of MouseWait! Thank you for supporting our partners. Join us Tuesdays 8pm at La Brea for Sticker Night. La Brea offers MouseWaiters a 15% discount during official MouseWait Meetups (Sticker Nights every Tuesday night, and other meetups that we announce in the Lounge).

Yay! Thanks for joining this awesome community! - simba77  309.9 #719 10:04PM
I had trouble today. Manager Alcanter said they weren't doing any more. I had to push hard to get MW discount. Thought you should know. It is a great discount. - DLKenCA  1183.4 #96 3:14PM
Oh noes! Wonder what happened? Miscommunication?  - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  3132.1 #26 3:49PM
Not sure. She finally hit MW button for discount. I figure Admin should know so they can make sure the employees there are trained. It is such a great discount. - DLKenCA  1183.4 #96 12:39AM
Discount is ONLY available on meet up nights.  - GrumpyPirateDad  1545.8 #72 8:15PM
I made a post on my own, but check out the MW Store! Some new stickers added and some new ones are back! Coffee mug and 2014 are there! Hurry! - apesandmonkeys  463.6 #368 10:57AM
I want to try the sticker meet up sometime but buying stickers on my phone is soooooo slow. Maybe a week that I don't feel I'll be terribly attached to the theme - dethrizu  100.7 #3300 7:02PM
We were worried about that last week, but had no problems at all getting all of the stickers.  - apesandmonkeys  463.6 #368 11:14AM
If it's always 200 it won't be bad but I've tried it away before and have never been able to get every sticker :o - dethrizu  100.7 #3300 11:44AM

Play FlusterWait for iOS while you're in line and see where you rank on the GameCenter Leaderboard!

***I know who has the lowest score!πŸ˜‚ - MadameLeota  1411.1 #78 6:54PM
I'm looking right, and all I see is my dirty car outside of my house - Slotherini  1052.8 #123 5:21PM
High score in GameCenter is 181 right now! - Admin 6:00PM
Wow!! Awesome - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  3132.1 #26 12:44PM
Wow - I give up! - ThatDoleWhipKimberly  373.6 #501 4:28PM
216 woot! - goofydad909  1405.7 #79 10:20PM
Wow!  That's impressive!  I'm still in the single digits. - DisLUVney  509.7 #320 9:39PM

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! 

Does it include purchasing so cal resident discunted tickets? - HappyPrincess  25.0 #5454 11:49PM
Umm... Excellent question - BeatleMike  473.3 #360 11:23PM
WOW thanks! - HiddenMickeyFanatic  1020.3 #129 4:50PM
How cool! Hmmmm now to find someone who needs tickets! - Shameekz  23.8 #5580 3:14PM
Does it include purchasing so cal resident discunted tickets? - HappyPrincess  25.0 #5454 11:49PM
Umm... Excellent question - BeatleMike  473.3 #360 11:23PM

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Use this code: MOUSEWAITERS and get 20% off the Juno Labs HUE Plus line!

I used the code Mouse People but it didn't work  - MelodyMouse  2525.8 #36 7:13AM
Using mine today. Love it! - MelodyMouse  2525.8 #36 5:39PM
Love your products and excellent customer service!    - DisneyDavidEMT  1193.9 #95 4:19PM
Thanks for ordering from Juno! - Admin  7:12PM
Does anyone know how these compare to the NewTrents? I like my NewTrent that has the duel chargers...I get a lot of charges out of that.....but u could use another - TinkerSchelle  1035.3 #125 11:11PM
I don't have a new Trent, but I have 2 of Juno's products.  I own the Hue which is very slim and it charges my iPhone fully 2 times, and I own the one shown in the picture above and it charges my iPhone fully about 5 times.  Hope that helps. - DisneyDavidEMT  1193.9 #95 1:47PM
I have this one, also.  I can take it to the parks, and charge my iPhone 4s at least 4 times before I need to recharge the unit itself.  Totally worth the money, IMO. - X-WingNikki  769.6 #182 5:26PM
5 times?! Wow! I'm lucky if I get 2 full charges out of my Trent. - HasAnyoneSeenMyGlassSlipper  524.8 #306 1:37PM
What type of phones does this work on? Just Iphones or other phones as well? - kilbournfamily  8.4 #9606 5:37PM
It works for all types of phones  - UTDISNEYFAMILY  696.1 #201 11:54AM

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 still have not received my credits from the birthday bash? - smanr24  58.2 #3989 6:01PM
I just called them to price out our potential trip in June. Chris was so nice and the MW savings are phenomenal! Still waiting on work vacation approval to reserve the room!  - HNL2SFO  205.3 #1749 1:26PM
When I click on link to fill out the form, it takes me to the top of the board. No form. Is the chance to fill it out over? - LuvsTigger  492.7 #340 5:41PM
I'm wondering the same thing!! I stay there in a few weeks and would love the extra credits!!! - TinkerBritt84  22.2 #5751 8:14AM
Should I fill out the form again?  We have another reservation coming up. - Winnie111286  423.9 #423 6:51PM
Thank you - Winnie111286  423.9 #423 8:00PM

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

1. secretagentangel
7500

2. MeridaFan
6630

3. apesandmonkeys
6500

4. debbiev
6250

5. iLOVELUCYnDISNEY
6150

6. DisneyGrandma
6000

7. MinnieMyLove
5750

8. luxkitty
5000

9. DisLUVney
5000

10. Atora
4400

 

A list I made....for spending money!! Figures... - debbiev  605.4 #248 2:42PM
Lol - robmurow  2721.4 #31 4:03PM
Ha hahahaha!  Yeah. I won't be telling my husband about this list. Not that he'd be surprised. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - MeridaFan  2818.1 #30 6:28PM
Haha, @MeridaFan my husband knows me too well!! - debbiev  605.4 #248 10:06PM
Me too! hahahaha - luxkitty  669.7 #218 8:34PM
This list is awesome!!!! LOL We already know Dave spends the most on food and 2BON2B spends the most on dolls. It's funny to think of other possibilities! Great job contributing everyone!!! - MrsSchnooks  2563.2 #34 11:54AM
I just figured out that if you buy 1500 at a time it is a major deal.  but then you get too tempted and buy EVERYTHING!!!!!:D - secretagentangel  1159.9 #100 8:57PM
The dolls! πŸ‘€ - missariel33  1077.6 #116 8:01PM
I spend too much $$ on Disney purses. luxkitty can you relate? Lol - apesandmonkeys  463.6 #368 9:43PM
Yep @apesandmonkeys lol - luxkitty  669.7 #218 5:01PM
 Spend too much on everything!  πŸ˜‚ - MeridaFan  2818.1 #30 3:06PM
Shhh!😳😳don't tell my husband πŸ˜‚ - 2BeignetOrNot2Beignet  710.8 #195 10:00PM
I dropped off the list, so I guess it's time to buy more credits! - debbiev  605.4 #248 6:38PM
πŸ˜‚ It worked!  You are back on! - DisLUVney  509.7 #320 10:49PM
Hahahaha I'm on this list now? 😱 - apesandmonkeys  463.6 #368 5:24PM
πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ - RadiatorSprings4Ever  498.0 #332 9:37PM
I've never made a list, not even top 10 dorks. Congrats simian girl! - Philliprocks  609.7 #246 10:27PM
You're still a dork Phillip! - SnoopMousyMouse  27.9 #0 12:52PM


 
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