REUNION RAFFLE POST: One of the most popular events at the Reunion each year. UPDATE! An iPad 3 64gb has been added to the Raffle thanks to UTDISNEYFAMILY, $25 Disney gift card by Disneygal, 2 $25 Starbucks cards w special Disney store mugs from Hawaii via msdizmaui, along with other great items from CantWait, Sharkgrrrl19, LuvsTigger, Belleisima, Fab5, snowwanab, Royanna, StarWarsLove, SleepyTortuga, and Kylashea -- FULL UPDATED LIST BELOW. The overwhelming generosity of MouseWaiters is on full display as we get donations from all over the country (and sometimes Internationally). People will purchase Raffle tickets at the Main Event and get the chance to win great prizes. It's always touching to see the level of generosity that exists in our community. Proceeds of the Raffle benefit MouseWait 100% and will be used to cover monthly expenses and improvements to the app.
Here's how it works, go here and fill out the form by May 17. You can mail your item or drop it off at the Hojo Anaheim at 1380 S Harbor Blvd, Anaheim, CA 92802. Please label your package MouseWaitRaffle, and include your information with the package. May 17 is the deadline to turn in your items. SPECIAL THANKS to our Platinum Sponsor, the Hojo Anaheim, for helping us out with the Raffle this year!
People who donate to the Raffle will be featured in our Reunion post in the Lounge, and our Reunion 2013 recap page. You will get a special limited edition virtual pin, and recognition for yourself (or your company) at the event -- or you can remain anonymous. Thank you again for your support! Your donation will helpMouseWait, and it will also bless the person who wins it.
Thank you to the 2013 Raffle team for making this possible: Lilsterner, Sonja, Bullseye, Secretagentangel, MyPark, MEHlanie_Mouse, and Armenda. Also, thank you to the teams in the past who've made our annual Raffle legendary: DesperateMouseWife (1st Reunion), Dahulagirl (2nd Reunion) and MrsBlue (3rd Reunion).
RAFFLE LIST: Prices listed are estimated retail value
CantWait: In Park Entertainment DVD $30 Sharkgrrl19: Hand made beaded jewelry $60 LuvsTigger: Necklace and Disney pins $30 BELLEisima: Little Mermaid Fleece blanket $40 Fab5: Two sets of hair bows $40 snowwanab: Mickey Avon watch, earrings, tote bag, Snow White Doll $75 KylaShea: 2x2 foot photo canvas $60 UTDISNEYFAMILY: iPad 3 64GB $600 SleepyTortuga: Backpack, bows, keychains, stickers $50 msdizmaui: $25 Starbucks gift card with Disney Store Cheshire Cat Travel Mug, $25 Starbucks card with Disney Store Mickey and Pluto Coffee mug, also something from Hawaii $70 Disneygal: $25 Disney gift card friendlymouse: Original Little Mermaid Movie Poster Double Sided and Numbered. $500 simba77: Set of 4 Lilo and Stitch Lithographs $35 Dumbbunny: Mickey Mouse watch $20 GrumpyPirateDad: Pins. Various new limited edition pins 2 "surprise" pins LE750 red shield design one features Hook the other Mickey $13.95/ea. 2 "Window to the Magic" LE1000 one is Peter Pan and the other Pinocchio $13.95/ea 2 "Ticket to Tour" LE3000 one Donald and one Stitch $11.95/ea 1 LE1000 Barber shop 2013 Dapper Goofy and Mickey $11.95 1 Walt Disney Day 2012 LE2000 $11.95 and then if you are still with me after all that there are 10 (Complete set) Limited Release purchase with purchase Mystery ticket pins. these pins required a purchase of $30 or more before tax and After AP discount in order to purchase for $2.95. So do we value these at $2.95 or $32.95 This I do not know and is why I included prices for all the rest so whomever gets this note may like magic be in charge of deciding the value....voila :-) oh and a lanyard that came with a purchase with purchase starter set for $18.95 minus the pins half over again to $0 sbsnowwhite: Baby Boy basket: fleece blanket, hooded towels, frame, socks, pacifiers, assorted clothes from 3-6 months to 6-9 months $100 Miss-E-Mouse: 1 custom 12in x 16in Disney painting of winners choice. $90 Sonja and Bullseye: Club 33 Pin, Disney Princess On Staircase Snow Globe $130 wg4ever: Two Shirts and a Hat from the Walt Disney Family Museum, also a magnet and keychain from the museum, as well. $75 LaPearleNoir $25 Disney Gift Card JR: Gift bag filled a little things from New Zealand. NZ music CD, chocolate and stationery. $50 Piratelife4me: Princess package- Rhinestone tiara, earrings, glitter spray, nail polish, lip gloss, professional shampoo/conditioner, bubble bath, chocolate and a few other princess goodies! $150 theCupcakeLola: Handmade Coffee/Tea Cozies - 2 classic Mickey-Minnie reversible, Star Wars, Perry Agent P, Cars - Mater, McQueen islandRmand: (5) MouseWait T-Shirts. (1) each size:S, M, L, XL & 2XL. 100% Preshrunk Cotton white t-shirts with a custom Black & Red vinyl heat transfer MouseWait design. Mrs.mouse: Minnie Mouse nail polish set $20 MarshaMouse: Gift card $40 and colorful Mickey picture frame $50 MaidMiriam: BRAVE Vinylmation HarvesterProducts: Custom Crocheted Monsters, Inc. Mike Wazowski Hat $40 LilSterner NewTrent iGeek External Battery and NewTrent car charger Timewithoutthee We will be donating a set of 3 star wars one line art pieces as well as 3 single pieces including ironman, thor and captain america. Suuzinoc 2 vinyls and a wallet with vinyls design. sallyg Alice in Wonderland porcelain teapot Pikarich One peter pan diamond edition blue ray /dvd $29.99 stitchohana one new set of car attraction poster set $22.95 IHEARTSIMBA50 A Disney Princess backpack, assorted Minnie Mouse stationary items, a Princess cup, a Minnie Mouse bar of soap, and a copy of Monsters, Inc Deluxe DVD Aussiekate Disney Australian stamps, Boomerang,Vegemite, Caramello koalas and cadburys furry friends chocolates. $50 SPandEvLover Beautifully Disney Midnight Hour eyeshadow palette $27.95 Nicealex77 Oz gift basket goofymom2boys Disneyland 50th Anniversary mini litho sets (2 sets of 3 lithos) Two additional mini litho prints (3) Disney Dollars (Heros & Villians - Peter Pan, Little Mermaid, Sleeping Beauty) Piece of Disneyland History LE Pin - Indiana Jones Frankenweenie Movie Poster (Large size, double sided) Pirates of the Caribbean On Stranger Tides mini movie poster (double sided) wickedlyraven. The art of Oz: The great and powerful book. $40 HarvesterProducts Custom Crocheted MouseWait Logo Hat $40 BluRayn Custom Wooden iPad/book holder, two custom Disney yard decorations and framed artwork of Walt quotes MissAmericaSings Disney gift card $25 Darlingwendi Disney store 25th anniversary ears+ $25 Disney gift card 5 boxes of Girl Scout cookies + Mickey Mouse coasters $65+ Mickey Mouse Serving bowl filled with homemade Matterhorn Macaroons Boundin 1 XL Ladies Eeyore T shirt 1 XL Ladies Winnie the Pooh T shirt $39 Madame Leota 1 tin Toy Story lunch box 1 tin Jack Skellington lunch box 1 tin Carsland lunch box 1 tin Carsland money bank princessduckie Bag of Toys - (1) Mickey Tote Bag (2.99), (2) Cars 2 Action Blaster Packs (12.99 ea), (1) Cars Activity Set (9.99), (3) MagicClip Princesses with Accessories (6.99 ea), (3) FP Wheelies - Princesses (5.99 ea). (Princess items have one each of Cinderella, Ariel, and Rapunzel) Sbsnowwhite Baby Girl basket: fleece blanket, hooded towels, frame, socks, bottles, assorted clothes from newborn to 6-9 months $100 Willierose Walt Disney Studios bag of goodies (Mickey Thru the Years Vinyl Set and pins), plus a Luigi beach ball $60 secretagentangel coffee basket. 2 disney travel mugs, two disney regular mugs, 48 starbucks instant coffees, maybe some chocolates too. Pinkmonkeys 1-Priate & Princess basket. Belle crown& jewelry set, Sleeping Beauty wand, Disney princess nail polish & lip gloss set. Pirates of the Carribean heros set & half skeleton Jack Sparrow figurine. 2- not quite ""the Cove"" Basket. Martini set, San Diego shot glass, 1 bottle of Grey Goose with shaker, 2 bottles of ready to drink Margaritaville Margaritas, 1 bottle of Captain Morgan, 1box peppermint Sees chocolates, 1family size Carmel corn from Disneyland. 3- Nook by Barnes and Noble" Madhatter3 Pixar character encyclopedia and set of brave books $25 LuvsMimisHouse Boy/girl gift basket which includes Disney Classic Library books & other items. $25 LuvsTigger Monsters Inc Cup, Mickey and Minnie Mouse cup, Woody Figurine, Buzz Lightyear Figurine, Tigger Figurine, Winnie the Pooh Coloring Book, Disney Heroes Coloring Book, 24 pack Disney Fairies Crayons, 6 pack Double-sided Minnie Mouse Crayons, Minnie Mouse Coloring Set with Mini Activity Roll (5 feet), Winnie the Pooh 24 Piece Puzzle, Jake and the Never Land Pirates 24 Piece Tower Puzzle, Handmade Key FOB.
Raffle tickets will be $1 each, 12 for $10, or 25 for $20 - please remember to bring cash for the tickets since we cannot accept credit cards at the event.
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Big Thunder Mountain to reopen March 17 Alice in Wonderland will be closed Mar 10-July 3, 2014 Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage will be closed Jan. 6-Sept. 26, 2014: it’s a small world will be closed Jan. 21-Apr. 18, 2014: Indiana Jones will be closed Mar 17-May 8 Club 33: Reopens July 1st Space Mountain will be closed May 12-Jun 26: King Arthur's Carrousel will be closed April 28-May 22 Pirates of the Caribbean will be closed April 28-May 22
DISNEY CALIFORNIA ADVENTURE:
Grizzly River Run will be closed Apr. 21-June 19, 2014
The Little Mermaid will be closed Mar 20-May 9, 2014:
it's tough to be a bug will be closed April 21-May 8
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Groundbreaking for the Temple of the Forbidden Eye occurred in August 1993. More than 400 Imagineers worked on its design and construction. Tony Baxter led a core project team of nearly 100 Imagineers.
Several early concepts were considered for Indy including a walk-through adventure and a high-speed mine car adventure within a temple. To avoid a long queue, Imagineers even considered using Jungle Cruise launches to shuttle guests to the loading area. The team tested key show elements in a Burbank warehouse on a full-sized elevated track that resembled a freeway. This enabled the team to test set pieces, lighting, effects, transport clearances and motion profiles.
To create space for the 0.5-mile queue area and the 50,000-square-foot show building, an area of the former "Eeyore" parking lot was demolished, and the Monorail and Jungle Cruise attractions were rerouted. As I'm sure some of you know, an old Eeyore parking sign is hidden up in the rafters high above the projection room (in the queue). The sign pays homage to the Eeyore Parking Lot.
To watch some scenes from the opening ceremony:
Happy 19th birthday Indy!
Have you been on this attraction? If so, what is your favorite part or scene?
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