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May 5, 2013 7:19 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
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Good morning! This day in Disney history, May 5th, 2004. The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror has its official grand opening at DCA. While similar in concept & theme to the original attraction in Florida, this version has been redesigned in order to conserve space & money. The attraction features three elevator shafts. Each shaft, in theory, is its own separate ride w/ its own separate operating system. Doing this made it easier to repair individual areas of the attraction w/out causing the entire attraction to "go down" (pun intended). Each shaft has 2 vehicles & 2 loading levels. It is designed so that the lower vehicle can be in profile while the upper vehicle is loading, making the attraction much more efficient. The ride is about 2 minutes & 28 seconds long. When all the elevators are in use 1,543 people per hour can ride. Since each vehicle loads & unloads from the same point, it also saves space. Since this system works so much more efficiently, it is the system used in both the Paris & Tokyo versions of the attraction. To watch a short clip of the opening day ceremony: http://is.gd/r2jMX8 Have you tried any of the other versions? Perhaps in WDW? Which version do you prefer & why?

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😱😱 I have yet to ride this attraction. Very interesting about the operation and how this attraction is so efficient!! Thank you SMK! I always learn new and cool things from your Disney History!! You're awesome!! You still haven't gotten me on TOTπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - MickeyFan  1205.7 #157 7:43AM
MyPark let's all go together at the reunion! We can do a ride takeover!πŸ˜ƒyou will looove it, and we could all support you! - piratelife4me  1069.4 #183 7:46AM
This ride is very intimidating and not for everyone.I prefer to not force anyone who does not want to or ready to ride this ride although my mini who turned five today has gone on it since he's 42" loves it => - pikarich  6234.0 #22 9:04AM
I would be honored if you would join me on this attraction someday sir! No pressure, but someday! - Duchess_SMK  6549.5 #19 9:12AM
Mypark still hasn't gotten on MonsterInc ride either!!! => - pikarich  6234.0 #22 9:17AM
Actually pikarich he has! ☺;) - Duchess_SMK  6549.5 #19 2:23PM
I'm very sorry MyPark and pikarich, I certainly didn't mean what I said to sound like I was trying to force anyone, it was only to show support if you wanted to ride. - piratelife4me  1069.4 #183 7:35PM
Did you know that the actual Tower is one of the tallest buildings in Anaheim? Also, because of its height, it would have required a light on top for the pilots flying over if the height went over 200 feet. So, Disney made it 199 feet tall, thus not requiring a red light and to keep the tower in "show". - BaseballMickey  8007.7 #11 9:21AM
Thanks so much for adding that info! I had heard that but I had forgotten! 😘 - Duchess_SMK  6549.5 #19 2:27PM
I like the WDW better. You take a short ride Dow a track with Twilight Zone type effects before you come to a stop and then go through the rest of the story. It makes the ride a teeny bit longer and adds another neat element to it. Either way, they are both awesome! - chelebee  304.8 #940 7:56AM
I agree with you - DebbyMouse7531  542.3 #17 8:04AM
Hear it's very impressive, but I habent had the pleasure of enjoying it myself. ::sigh:: someday! - Duchess_SMK  6549.5 #19 2:24PM
I hate to admit it, but the WDW one is better. My first time ever riding ToT was there and I loved how you actually moved through the ride to hear the story. It made the drops really sneak up on you. I remember I was 10 (1997 ish) and it scared the living crap outta me. As soon as we got off we ran around and got in line again! It was really rainy the day we were there and so we rode it 4 times in a row with no line! I will always compare my ToT experience to the greatness of that day. I was so excited to hear it was coming to DL. I still love the ride, I look forward to it most when entering DCA. But nothing compares to WDW on this one! Thanks for sharing the info Duchess I enjoyed this blast from the past! - evilqueensmistress  285.1 #1075 8:26AM
Thank YOU for sharing all that with us! 4xs! RAD! - Duchess_SMK  6549.5 #19 2:26PM
Great info! I have not had the opportunity to ride this anywhere else except at DCA, but those are the best 2 minutes & 28 seconds of terror and giggles all at the same time :) - DisLUVney  637.7 #337 7:39AM
😊 I feel the same way! - Duchess_SMK  6549.5 #19 2:27PM
Awesome backstory! I love the more efficient redesign! - GibsonGirl87  462.3 #500 7:40AM
Imagineers =genius! πŸ‘πŸ‘ - Duchess_SMK  6549.5 #19 2:29PM
Thanks hon! Very interesting. I've only been on two, DCA and WDW, both are great! I loved the idea of this attraction, and still think it is so fun. It's a must for my family every time!πŸ˜ƒ(thanks for the post and enjoy your sabbath!) - piratelife4me  1069.4 #183 7:43AM
Well hello sweetheart! Thank you so much! Wish my minis were brave enough to enjoy it. But I'm ok with them staying little forever. Lol - Duchess_SMK  6549.5 #19 2:31PM
The version in WDW is odd! I fell in love with DL's version, and then when I rode it in Florida, my family and I just kept looking at each other saying "Whaaa?". Once you board the elevator and the doors close, the elevator detaches and moves along a track taking you through the basement/boiler room...then reattaches to the elevator shaft and the ride begins. - London-In-Wonderland  451.0 #516 7:44AM
Thanks for sharing that info!! I could imagine that whole thing in my head! - Duchess_SMK  6549.5 #19 2:32PM
I agree. I like the dca version better, I feel like it has a more cohesive theming, more retro, less weird. - bluefairy  643.8 #332 9:04PM
I love your posts! This one is so fun! The first time we rode this in 2004, it scared the living pee-wad-ins outta me and my then bf now husband. Serious heart checker!! I love the ride! He of course hates it! - PixiePirateMaid  355.6 #697 7:44AM
youre so sweet! Thank you! "Pee-wad-ins" that made me giggle! Does he still go on it with you?! - Duchess_SMK  6549.5 #19 2:34PM
9 years of not riding it! Here's to 9 more ;0) - tuesday737  1291.5 #145 7:58AM
Teehee! It's not for everyone! - Duchess_SMK  6549.5 #19 2:34PM
no. just no ;) - OhanaPhoto  6474.8 #21 8:06AM
lol cmon its a fun ride:) - Hendizl  2873.6 #52 8:11AM
::makes chicken noises:: πŸ˜‚πŸ˜˜ - Duchess_SMK  6549.5 #19 2:34PM
I have been on the DCA and WDW versions. I felt that the WDW version was weird since you do move on a track and the view you see is of the building rockin roller coaster is in. DCA's version has a better view of the parks making you realize you really are up high. - McQueenGal  268.6 #1242 8:06AM
I think it's neat you were able to experience both! Thanks for sharing with us! - Duchess_SMK  6549.5 #19 2:35PM
I have not been to any other versions yet. But I know where I'll be going today if we make it to the parks. Thank you miss. - GrumpyPirateDad  1951.3 #94 8:18AM
SA-WEEEET! I hope you enjoy! Jelly!!! I'd love to be there today! - Duchess_SMK  6549.5 #19 2:36PM
This is such great info on the redesign! Its only 9 years old, it seems like it has been here so much longer! - adisneyfamily  1004.0 #198 8:23AM
Thanks! I agree! I don't remember the park without it! - Duchess_SMK  6549.5 #19 2:37PM
Great info, thank you! - BombFrogFormerCM  1072.1 #182 8:28AM
Thank YOU sir! - Duchess_SMK  6549.5 #19 2:37PM
Thanks for the great info as always. It kills me to watch little kids walk off this ride laughing and I'm always scared to death! I wish I could keep my eyes open on it just once...I'm a chicken! - MinnieMyLove  227.9 #1701 8:44AM
Awe! At least you try! So many won't even do that! ::pats you on the back:: - Duchess_SMK  6549.5 #19 2:38PM
One if my favorite rides!! - JollyRoger5  4101.0 #41 8:50AM
and yet you won't ride with me anymore - pikarich  6234.0 #22 9:06AM
Me too! - Duchess_SMK  6549.5 #19 2:38PM
Just watched and thanks for posting it I also watched the making of tower of terror hosted by Kurt kameron from growing pains ad newsies - alphathedog4  154.3 #2724 8:57AM
Oh! I'll have to look for that! Thanks! - Duchess_SMK  6549.5 #19 2:39PM
Thanks Duchess you said it.our load version is better. Better setting on the twilight zone , Disney was playing with ideas for this attraction including having it be Mel brooks Frankenstein. The main difference between our tot and wdw is the elevator comes out of it's elevator shaft down a hallway then start its drop sequence but nobody beats our loading and shaft sequence , great job ca Disney version. Its also just shy of a few feet from having an airplane light on its roof but they decided to build it just under to keep the theme , imagine an annoying red flashing light on the top. They also used tot to install time lapse camera to record the building of carsland from the old pumba parking. This ride is fun and FOR THE RECORD I HAVE RIDDEN THIS RIDE FOUR TIMES IN FOUR YEARS,I MAY NOT LIKE AS MUCH BUT IT DOES NOT MEAN I HAVE NEVER RIDDEN IT!!!I just need to clear that up . I typically choose to ride this ride once a year. thank you for this awesome history lesson. - pikarich  6234.0 #22 9:01AM
This reads like you should be having a TOT meet up today/night. What better day than its anniversary for your yearly ride. - GrumpyPirateDad  1951.3 #94 9:20AM
^^^^ahahah your too funny - pikarich  6234.0 #22 9:30AM
Nice a year?! Awe! You need to update that! ASAP! - Duchess_SMK  6549.5 #19 2:39PM
One of our family's favorite rides! My 5 year old absolutely loves it. Thanks for the info - fab5  150.0 #2796 9:02AM
What a brave 5 year old you have!!! My 7 year old doesn't care for it! - Duchess_SMK  6549.5 #19 2:41PM
One of my faves! I've been on WDW's version as well and actually like theirs more because of the movement through the floor before getting to the elevator shaft. - LBChica  2544.3 #62 9:25AM
Hear it's a whole different experience. - Duchess_SMK  6549.5 #19 2:40PM
Luv this ride! !!! As always duchess-THANKS! Ur awesome :) - missariel33  2115.6 #80 9:26AM
You're so welcome! And YOU'RE awesome!!! - Duchess_SMK  6549.5 #19 2:41PM
Love the TOT at night! Always a must do. I still scream my brains out even though I've been on it multiple times :) - Melli_mo  506.1 #449 9:27AM
Oooh so that's YOU that always hurts my ears! ::giggles:: - Duchess_SMK  6549.5 #19 2:42PM
Such a great post! True confession - I have never been on this ride. No one in my family has ever wanted to go and I've always been too reluctant to go alone. - cmogo  74.4 #4172 11:38AM
Thanks! Awe!!you should try it with a big group of MWers!! - Duchess_SMK  6549.5 #19 2:44PM
Thank you for another great post ! I have been fortunate enough to ride both WDW and DCA versions . I like them both. I personally enjoy the queue part of TOT better than the actual elevator part. I like the creepiness factor and all there is to see and the back story. I would be content to walk through and then leave the line if I could :) lol - eviljules  1483.6 #122 11:59AM
My wife has been on both. Upon questioning her on which is better, her response was WDW. The reason, "just because it's better". :) - RapunzelledColey  140.8 #2954 1:07PM
LoL! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜„πŸ˜„"Just Because" Love it!!! - WaltSentMe  330.8 #786 1:26PM
I love this attraction. Can't wait until the little guy feels comfortable enough to go back on. This always makes me laugh. - RadiatorSprings4Ever  2186.3 #76 2:07PM
Thanks for the info! I love them both but prefer the WDW version. Awesome attraction. - CheshireCam  200.2 #2060 2:10PM
Thank you for the fun info! You are a font of wonderful Disney information!!! - Boundin  811.5 #243 3:13PM
I love the one in WDW... hooked from the start.. couldn't wait for the one in DCA to open and now I ride or every chance I get..!!! XXO - carminaire  870.1 #225 5:01PM
Cool information. My son loves this ride. My wife hates it, so it is a father/son ride. - adventuremickey  285.3 #1074 5:49PM
I still remember the first ride on this. When the first drop occurred, I actually let out a little scream. I never scream on rides and this one caught me! One of my favorite ride pics ever is from this one too. My SIL decided to be brave and ride it. We randomly got the front row. At picture time I'm posing and my SIL looks like a deer in the headlights- eyes wide, mouth open in a scream. It's great! - LilSterner  5828.4 #24 6:00PM
Duchess thank you. Great info as always. I have been on both WDW & DCA and find the line area a different layout decor , the wait time seems longer in WDW but the ride itself seems identical to me. I think TOT is a brilliant ride in that no matter how many times you go on it you still get that same " why do I do this " feeling right before the drop. It's great - polo33  80.3 #4049 6:14PM
I love your informative post on TOTπŸ˜ƒ - E-Ticket  1477.8 #124 7:37PM
I do prefer WDW b/c of the movement through the floor before the drops...but I also love the DCA version! Such a fun attraction. Thanks for this great info Duchess!! 😊 - MinnieMousewife  917.0 #213 8:38PM
You always post such nice and really interesting things. Thank you very much! - april_december  299.7 #971 9:43PM
I remember watching Howie Mandel on Regis and Kelly do a test run of the ride before it was open to the public. The camera was on him the whole ride. He was wearing a Goofy dreadlocks hat so every time he dropped the dreadlocks were straight up. So funny.... my daughter and husband have said they liked WDW version better. - HalfCaff  583.6 #371 11:14PM
I dislike rides with free fall, but I have ridden both ToTs and I certainly prefer WDW's! You move out of the elevator shaft and go through the hotel in WDW before moving into the drop shaft! It's such a cool and unexpected experience the first time you ride! - DisneyDreamer93  16.7 #8489 11:15PM
I have rode the one in WDW. I would agree that DCA is much more efficient and gets people in and out quicker. WDW is more like a "ride" where you travel through it for a bit before the actual drop. - mrstrmiller  522.1 #430 7:12AM
Thank you for the link and fun history. You find the best videos - Tealtownfan  1152.2 #166 7:41AM
I love this ride... - Apples2  643.0 #334 7:56AM

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3. teapotsandteacups
3.24

4. DisneyMom13
2.37

5. sheridanrabbit
1.75

6. Dolewhipped
1.64

7. mamabeam
1.04

8. DonaldRox
0.8

9. Boundin
0.52

10. Moog
0.19

 

Yay @@Moog!!!! So great!  πŸ˜ - valj84DisneyDeppAddict  313.3 #883 6:28PM
You sweet thing!  You crack me up!  I'm merely an apprentice being schooled by @@Tom!! - Moog  97.0 #3724 11:33AM
πŸ‘‹β€οΈ - Tom  13090.0 #5 11:47AM
Wtg @@DisneyMakesMeSmile and @@Moog ;) - otilegna  2804.1 #53 7:41PM
A major compliment from someone who hands me my you know what every game, @@otilegna 😜!!! - Moog  97.0 #3724 8:05PM
Yay !!!  - otilegna  2804.1 #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  1224.8 #0 11:15PM
Come join in - Goofytom  2874.4 #51 12:29PM
Let's start some games - DisneyMakesMeSmile  1129.5 #172 10:43PM
I lost track :( but all my games r still in progress - otilegna  2804.1 #53 8:48PM

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What percentage saving are we looking at for being MouseWaiters? Is it better than a AAA discount.  - MoChuck  159.5 #2640 3:57PM
Darn, I just spent a night at a Courtyard Marriott in Irvine. Guess that doesn't count? - DisneyMom13  332.0 #778 2:00AM
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MONTHLY OVERALL REAL-TIME LEADERBOARD

1. Coaster
2096.47

2. Melody_CM
2093.63

3. Winnie111286
1823.98

4. secretagentangel
552.76

5. EvilqueenRS
552.3

6. IronmanBTMR
545.47

7. redsoxcarlos
491.76

8. ShariRenee
333.55

9. Chumash28
322.97

10. Tom
317.26



SEE TOP 100 LEADERS

I love Disneyland! - Melody_CM  21637.5 #2 11:30PM
Me too - LaPearleNoir  2355.9 #71 1:11PM
Yes, yes. I know you do.  - crazyfriends  1.6 #63130 2:03AM
Wow I've never made a list before. Thanks - disneybob49  905.1 #216 9:59AM
One of the highlights of my trip is making the list - EvilqueenRS  681.1 #313 8:03PM
So excited to see I managed to sneak on to the top 10.  I don't get the opportunity to post things that often.  Thank you MWers for responding to my posts:-) - beentoall  1224.8 #0 7:22PM

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

1. One last time, ride the attractions and more! DCA, TOT and MONSTERS
Aug 05, 2016 06:00pm

2. Drop for the last time
Jan 07, 2017 08:00pm

MouseWait Meetups 2016
what is happening for one last time on aug 6? - MsTikiMermadam  1352.8 #141 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  7476.4 #13 7:55PM
ok,  last time for btr....  πŸ˜Ή - MsTikiMermadam  1352.8 #141 6:03AM
 I changed it to August 5πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - secretagentangel  7476.4 #13 11:07AM
I spy Christmas in July! - FrankenweenieVelinee  3630.6 #45 12:44PM
Looks like July 22! More to follow!  - secretagentangel  7476.4 #13 9:52PM
Really hoping to make it to Christmas in July - Melody_CM  21637.5 #2 11:12AM
- FrankenweenieVelinee  3630.6 #45 11:55AM
I'll add post tonight!  - secretagentangel  7476.4 #13 3:18PM
I spy Christmas in July! - FrankenweenieVelinee  3630.6 #45 12:44PM
Looks like July 22! More to follow!  - secretagentangel  7476.4 #13 9:52PM
Really hoping to make it to Christmas in July - Melody_CM  21637.5 #2 11:12AM
- FrankenweenieVelinee  3630.6 #45 11:55AM
I'll add post tonight!  - secretagentangel  7476.4 #13 3:18PM
At the tone pacific standard time will be 1215 and 00 seconds - pikarich  6234.0 #22 2:14PM
Beeeeeep - redsoxcarlos  3836.3 #42 4:12AM

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  948.2 #207 11:41PM

Here are the top 10 News Contributors:

1. BaseballMickey
8007.69

2. Stitch_Legacy
5143.16

3. RickChavez
3672.13

4. ScooterMike
1962.99

5. SPandEvLover
4781.13

6. caramiapoohluvsbb8
4485.49

7. DLKenCA
2917.13

8. IDVandalSkipperCM
2596.85

9. Dave
13820.4

10. LilSterner
5828.36



SEE TOP 50 NEWS CONTRIBUTORS

#Breaking news 🚨  This needs to be updated! - MadameLeota  4643.6 #31 3:40PM
Just a little...;) - ShariRenee  10698.0 #8 4:44PM
Okay, a little bit! Lol - MadameLeota  4643.6 #31 10:56PM

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 #996 7:42PM
- MommyandBash  433.2 #536 4:52PM
We want more books - sctoaonk75  295.3 #996 7:42PM
- sunvalgifts  170.5 #2472 12:55PM

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  1224.8 #0 2:55AM
And they share - suzieq65  150.0 #2793 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  503.7 #454 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  503.7 #454 7:43PM
!!! And I thought working up to 73 credits was good lol - sunvalgifts  170.5 #2472 12:21PM

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

1. uscdisneyteacher
6932

2. CobbPR
6911

3. Winnie111286
6861

4. misschurro
6256

5. Dave
6164

6. BaseballMickey
6028

7. pikarich
5730

8. Plumiegirl
5584

9. Duchess_SMK
5512

10. Stitch_Legacy
4717



SEE THE TOP 100

This list needs to be updated! Just saying😬 - MadameLeota  4643.6 #31 9:51PM
is this just a standing thing? Never changes? - DarthFairy  503.7 #454 8:06PM
This is so true, it never changes, what's up with that lol - itsmyglassslipper  423.9 #549 12:28PM
I know and I'm still on itπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - Plumiegirl  10358.4 #9 5:56PM

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  2071.8 #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  71.5 #4254 2:38PM

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  5196.2 #26 9:42PM
  - jacdanfan  12373.3 #6 6:08AM
  - JediKitty  1204.2 #158 10:32PM
I miss the  - DisneyMom13  332.0 #778 1:34AM

Here are the Top 10 MouseWaiters of All-Time:

1. Coaster
23467.6

2. Melody_CM
21637.5

3. Winnie111286
20408.4

4. Dave
13820.4

5. Tom
13090

6. jacdanfan
12373.3

7. goofygal
11972.6

8. ShariRenee
10698

9. Plumiegirl
10358.4

10. uscdisneyteacher
8671.04


Such great people on this list, many who doSo much for the app. 😍😍 - secretagentangel  7476.4 #13 2:09PM
Yay! Thank you! - Song  2242.4 #74 8:50AM
 Those are some   numbers.  - Ilovegoofy  123.0 #3241 4:22PM
 On reaching 20000 @Winnie111286 - beentoall  1224.8 #0 8:14PM
Thank you. - Winnie111286  20408.4 #3 10:10PM

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  301.3 #0 2:46PM
Thank you LiveLaughLoveDisney! - Admin  5:59PM
Love this tool - Chumash28  1543.0 #118 5:02PM


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  5196.2 #26 12:34PM
Fantasmicfan1 I just read that in the voice of Rodney Dangerfield from Back to School! - KennyV  1231.6 #152 3:48PM
Fantastic!! - Ilovegoofy  123.0 #3241 4:37PM
Love seeing everyone's pictures from Disneyland !! I know, we always have a good time :) - Lyssa2012  196.1 #2111 11:22PM
i am so glad i got to experience it,  but did not have to go thru it! - MsTikiMermadam  1352.8 #141 5:56AM
Thank you to all who post from the park!! Love seeing the park when I cannot be there. - snowgrey  8.0 #13452 2:49PM
Top of the list  - buzzgoneyear92  276.2 #1159 12:09AM

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 #7527 11:53PM
Saturday's rule! One of the perks of a premium pass!  - snappy  447.6 #520 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  182.7 #2288 5:08AM
I second this. The info is great to have, but it's too long.  - 1HitchhikingGhost  292.8 #1020 5:04PM
6 of us going Sunday 11 6 year have use that annual pass - jmmm  0.6 #76196 12:12PM
Have Saturdays been less busy then Tuesdays or Wednesdays recently? - TiDoubleGuhErr  0.3 #88838 12:07AM

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  7431.4 #14 8:38PM
Thank you for reading! - Admin  6:26PM
cant wait to read it - ebugsmama  19.6 #7760 10:32PM
  - teapotsandteacups  948.2 #207 10:17PM
- sunvalgifts  170.5 #2472 7:40AM

Invest in Disney Fine Art with our new Platinum Partner, Magical Memories. Watch for MouseWait art exclusives in the Lounge and use this code: MW10 for 10% off! When you support Magical Memories, you also support the continued development and maintenance of MouseWait. Earn 1000 Credits for each purchase--just send your receipt to [email protected]-- thank you for your support!

- LaPearleNoir  2355.9 #71 7:22PM
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So where is this? Is it the mainst gallery? - Plumiegirl  10358.4 #9 11:11PM
- sunvalgifts  170.5 #2472 3:10PM

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!


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  2026.8 #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  75.5 #4149 4:46PM
Oh very cool!!  - sunvalgifts  170.5 #2472 9:45AM

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

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Now that looks like a good service. - MoChuck  159.5 #2640 11:24AM
I use this every time I'm at the parks now and llove it!!!!  Thanks Admin - leopardditz2000  1137.8 #169 7:44PM

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