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May 30, 2013 8:00 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
The Today Show will report on line cutting tomorrow "Inside Disney: New Scheme to Cut Lines" UPDATE 2013-06-03 Video of the Today Show coverage on Friday, May 31, 2013 "Undercover at Disney: 'Deplorable' scheme to skip lines" http://on.today.com/17Drl1f Disney's statement from the report "We find it deplorable that people would hire the disabled to abuse accommodations that were designed to permit our guests with disabilities to enjoy their time in our parks. We have initiated a review of this abuse and will take appropriate steps to deter this type of unacceptable activity." Also the report goes on to say: "Disney is cracking down, sending out warning letters to anyone advertising these services online. And if they catch any of these "disabled tour guides" in the act, their disabled passes will be revoked, and they won't be allowed back into the park. By the way, we also called the American Association of People with Disabilities. They agree with Disney that this practice is abusive and should be stopped." The comments portion of the online report is interesting, too.

I think the way to deal with this is that the guest is given a return/fast pass based on the current wait time. For example if the wait for Indy is 60 mins they get a return card that is good 60 to 120 mins from now. This still allows the guest to bypass the line but makes cheating less attractive since the guest doesn't get immediately to the front of the line - mike714  338.1 #710 9:08AM
Not a bad idea, they currently do that for the Princess meet & greet in Fantasy Faire. It worked out great for us because my back was killing me when lil chica wanted to see them. So we were able to sit nearby and have a snack until it was our turn. - LBChica  2437.4 #59 9:49AM
I thought that's what they did at RSR, Toy Story and Star Tours? - Linzee  1189.0 #147 10:00AM
Linseed, you get a return time for RSR. Toy Story you get on at the exit and Star Tour you go through fast pass line. No return time for last two. - HalfCaff  518.2 #402 10:04AM
*Linzee* sorry - HalfCaff  518.2 #402 10:05AM
ahhh things have changed in the last few years since we had to use one. Thanks for the update!! - Linzee  1189.0 #147 10:06AM
Actually, it's not the exit at ToyvStory. It's just a special handicap line.... your welcome - HalfCaff  518.2 #402 10:11AM
This is what they did for my friend and I for the Princess/Prince meet and greets during True Love Week. I thought it worked pretty well. - JustCantWait  1141.5 #159 10:20AM
Time to enter this into the Disneyland suggestion box. BTW, is there such a thing? - onezerohero  174.2 #2329 10:40AM
Last time I went on TSMM through the GAC entrance, the CM let us slide and allowed us to go in. But he said they are beginning to give out return time passes for TSMM now. - ZeeAlice  621.7 #328 11:39PM
@JustCantWait Well now I am so bummed about the Valentine's meet and greet. I went up to a CM and told him that I had a guest assistance card and couldn't stand in line and asked if I could have just have the autograph and he never offered to give me a pass to come back. Hubby and I sat for 90 minutes just to catch the couples walking in and out. I guess I should've worded my inquiry better but that's good to know now because I've only seen the princesses twice when it was a 5 minute wait. Thanks LBchica and JCW. I love the characters so much and often miss out. - Cinderella_Schnooks  3370.7 #42 12:24AM
The sucky thing about stories like this is that it will give people ideas, many don't know about GACs, but will now. I really hope this doesn't up the GAC abuse and make it more difficult for people who really need and benefit from GACs to get them. - Linzee  1189.0 #147 8:42AM
Not necessarily, all that needs to happen is the ADA steps in and tells Disney they can't question anyone. I know that is what happening with public transportation in my town. I have seen dogs that are clearly not medical assistance dogs on the bus. I contacted the company and they informed me that some legislation was passed because of the ADA that they can't ask for any type of proof that it is a medical dog. Disney can decide to start requiring some type of proof of a medical need. Then it takes for some to complain to the ADA about discrimination. Then Disney won't be allowed to question anymore. - Lelundrial  656.5 #305 9:06AM
Still might lead to increased wait times for GAC users due to even more people potentially abusing the system. - Linzee  1189.0 #147 9:14AM
Oh I agree with you. I am getting surgery in a few months, and will be on crutches. I am worried about even asking for the GAC, even though I will be legally declared disabled. - Lelundrial  656.5 #305 9:38AM
Everyone tells me that I need to get a pass due to my back, but I'm too embarrassed to get one, so I just suffer through the pain or don't wait in lines that are more than 30 minutes. - RadioMaverick  1175.2 #151 9:47AM
Suck it up and go get the pass Mav. You don't always have to use it...at some, like Toy Story you'll get a return time pass. - Linzee  1189.0 #147 9:59AM
I usually wait for someone has a pass and piggy back on them. :) - RadioMaverick  1175.2 #151 10:24AM
Mav I am in the same boat as you. I have a really bad back, spinal compression problems and bad scoliosis. Standing in line for long time makes my back feel like its on fire but I refuse to get a GAC. I just get as many fast passes as I can and tough out the ones that have long lines with no fast passes (waited 45 minutes for toy story and thought I might die from back pain). By no means am is suggesting you do what I do. I am just to stubborn to get one (even having medical proof). - missmimi90  2032.0 #76 11:54PM
This is exactly what my hubby said and then asked if it's going to make it difficult for me to get mine. What is funny is I always have them make it out for 6 in case we have our friends with us and when it's just hubby and I and I tell the CM that they look at me funny like they are used to it always being parties of 6. - Cinderella_Schnooks  3370.7 #42 12:17AM
There are all types of people that make up our society. The people that are particicipating on either sides of this scheme , obviously choose a different path than I do . I believe you should live an honest life and role model that for your children as well. I think it's sad , no ones really getting away with anything , they will pay for it in the long run. Life has a way of correcting these things (karma) . And I tell myself maybe the people selling their time and their cards are about to lose their home , or have high medical bills, this doesn't justify it at all . But I haven't walked a day in their shoes. It's sad families are teaching their kids the lesson to cheat at of all places DL. I however can sleep at night knowing I'm being the best person I can, and I enjoy the times in line taking with my husband and kids. We are a typical busy family ... Sports, activities , scouting. So our time is valuable . See what I mean , the others are losing out in every sense of the word. - eviljules  1404.1 #124 8:18AM
And you call yourself evil? I think not, my dear! Brava to you! πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘†πŸ‘†πŸ‘†πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ - MeridaFan  4243.7 #34 8:23AM
πŸ‘ - Spoonful_O_Sugar  613.1 #331 8:29AM
TY both :) it's just my two cents ;) lol - eviljules  1404.1 #124 10:06AM
Honestly, I don't really believe that particular scheme is anything more than media hype (especially when you consider that the original source for this story was the New York Post). We know that people do abuse the GAC, but why would someone pay a $1000 to a "guide" when they could rent a wheelchair themselves for $40 or simply claim some non-visible disability (if they were that kind of jerk)? This seems like something that was told to someone's cousin's uncle's friend who happened to be a reporter with a deadline on a slow news day. - JustCantWait  1141.5 #159 9:19AM
When I first read the story, I immediately thought it would have been cheaper to rent a scooter. - Lelundrial  656.5 #305 9:39AM
Man at those prices, why don't they just get a plaid and not worry about the GAC line. Guaranteed to be faster since a GAC doesn't always let you get on right away. - Sarafina  491.7 #432 10:17AM
Sarafina, a plaid, is approx $200 per hour with a 6-hour minimum reservation. That's $1,200. - onezerohero  174.2 #2329 10:59AM
My mistake - the $200 per hour plaid doesn't include "expedited boarding." The $300 per hour plaid does, so that would be $1,800 for 6-hour minium booking. - onezerohero  174.2 #2329 11:03AM
From an article I read on this a few weeks ago, the $1000 isn't just for use of the GAC. They are paying for an unofficial tour guide who is familiar with the park, as well as taking advantage of that person's AP discounts. Still stupid, but they aren't just paying for use of the GAC. - brit_brit  308.3 #870 12:18PM
okay, I couldn't remember the prices. Still, if it's such a big deal for them, I'm surprised they don't just spend the extra money. - Sarafina  491.7 #432 12:55PM
Renting a wheelchair or scooter does not get you access. You have to have the special pass to get you in. - mlatour  347.4 #686 12:11AM
I did not see the gac cheats on ebay but a few months ago some people started advertising fast pass guides and it was at least a hundred an hour for so many guests. basically they run to all the fast passes and get you yours, plus they do some tour guide stuff, or will wait for the parade or whatever, but i just think you should find a friend or family member and share the duties. I have a pass, we use it sparingly, without it we could not go on the few attractions we do each visit, but I also teach my brother we only use it a couple of times, and if the line is super long, we don't impact it with us. - secretagentangel  4717.4 #28 12:19AM
Well there goes my retirement income. - sr_citizen_space_ranger  70.0 #4163 11:52AM
lol - mike714  338.1 #710 12:22PM
Sad to know that some people's values are so messed up and twisted, but 🎢what goes around comes around🎢 I still say the people running these "businesses" and the people using them should be forced to sit in front of a panel of devastatingly disabled people and explain why they did what they did. - Spoonful_O_Sugar  613.1 #331 8:38AM
That took awhile. That story about those people hiring a disabled person to get them at the front of the line at WDW was on the internet over a week ago. - Lelundrial  656.5 #305 8:08AM
Ah, okay, so that's what it is. Sounds like it will be an interesting segment. - onezerohero  174.2 #2329 8:38AM
Yeah, from the story I read they were mainly these wealthy families in New York. They would hire this person, and use the GAC to get them to the front of the line. The same article mentioned the plaid service that can be hired as well. So of course some people attacked Disney saying they didn't like it because it cut into their profits. - Lelundrial  656.5 #305 9:03AM
This horrible scheme was covered last week on ABC. Unfortunately, I think word is out to those who want to abuse this policy. The handicap line for Indiana Jones last weekend was the longest I have ever seen. About 10% of those in line (sorry I'm an analyst in real life) appeared to be handicapped. ABC said its wealthy visitors who hire the handicapped for about $1,000 a day. Just sick. - DeadliestPassholder  317.0 #817 8:54AM
While it's clear that GAC is being abused more & more, let's not forget that not all handicaps are visible. I get dirty looks all the time using my GAC, but other guests have absolutely no idea the pain I'm in sometimes. - LBChica  2437.4 #59 9:00AM
I have to use a GAC because I can't climb stairs on the ride lines due to a knee surgery. Its not a visible disability. - Polaris  31.3 #5868 9:20AM
I agree with LBChica. I use a wheelchair often in the park. I get dirty looks and feel self conscious because when I go to get onto a ride I can walk those three minutes just fine. But ask me to walk for two hours and I'll be hunched over in shooting pain. - bcarter  220.8 #1723 9:23AM
Both of my parents are disabled and I have worked in healthcare for 22 years - Believe me I'm well aware of some disabilities not being visible. However, I saw a lot of teenagers cheering and dancing in the GAC line. - DeadliestPassholder  317.0 #817 12:09PM
Deadliest I saw the teenage thing at Matterhorn, Indy and space. In fact one teenage girl I saw in a wheelchair in Indy and saw her walking around about two hours later in DCA with no wheelchair in site. She was running around and everything perfectly fine. Pirate GAC line was the longest I had ever seen it. Probably about 20-25 minute wait when regular line was probably about the same. - missmimi90  2032.0 #76 12:31AM
As a parent of a child living with high functioning autism, we have used the GAC pass for our last 2 trips. We were surprised when we went to go get the card at guest services that no one wanted to see our son's records or letter from his clinician that we had brought for verification. I too don't want to see people abuse this and have no problems bringing documentation. When our son is calm we almost always use the main line for the attraction, but when he is excited beyond normal (medium) levels we will use the GAC as a courtesy to other guests. - BombFrogFormerCM  1015.8 #184 9:21AM
Legally they can't look at any documentation because of the HIPPA laws. I agree I have no problem showing documentation when we take my step son who requires a pass because of a kidney transplant and some of the side effects of it but the last time we went his Dr. from UCSF insisted we take documentation just to be on the safe side. When we got to City Hall they refused to look at it and I asked why and they told me they couldn't ask to see it so therefore didn't want to see it. If it is a legitimate reason I see no problem in using it. I agree if the lines are short and it won't affect the person to wait a short time then absolutely we don't use it. - yellowtonka  244.7 #1419 10:38AM
The answer is to have front of the line pass like universal studios, knott has it too, even six flags. But that's a lot of money for that pass - MaxTheDoggie  235.5 #1532 9:36AM
I know the one in Universal Florida prices depend on the time of year, and which type you want. There is the one that is one park, one ride per day. Then there is the one that is both parks unlimited. - Lelundrial  656.5 #305 9:41AM
Disney offer the fast pass that is open to all guests. Guests have to pay enough to enter the parks that this is a great option. If they did the "front of line pass" they would in effect remove the fast pass option and lines would be the same. As it currently stands, the fast pass and stand by lines merge and the fast pass line is sometimes stopped momentarily to allow the standby line to move. - IDVandalSkipperCM  2417.2 #61 9:43AM
One of the top reasons as to why I don't frequent those parks. $20 for parking, $35 ticket and another $30 for a stupid front of the line pass...no way. I'll save my money for Disneyland. - Linzee  1189.0 #147 10:04AM
In the future, they will have fastpass+ which will be different than current fastpass??? - MaxTheDoggie  235.5 #1532 10:17AM
It's pretty much the same thing except you get to pick your times in advance. It's a way for guests to plan their day out better. This is related to the magic band that they are using in WDW. All your admission passes, fast passes, dinner reservations, hotel keys, etc would be on the band. - IDVandalSkipperCM  2417.2 #61 10:22AM
It is my understanding the fastpass+ is more of a reservation system for a FP return time. No charge for it at the moment. I don't like it because I feel it takes away the spontaneity of the day. - Lelundrial  656.5 #305 10:52AM
I've gotten a GAC a few times, although I only used it when I felt like I needed it. I try to avoid stairs due to knee and back problems. I feel awkward asking for one, I don't have a doctor's note or anything. The only reason I bother is because I once went with a friend who had one, and we bypassed the stairs the entire day, and I felt SO much better at the end of the day, so it's worth it. It's not just about shorter lines. - brit_brit  308.3 #870 11:07AM
Absolutely! If you need it, you should use it. And nobody should have to justify themselves to a fellow guest. - MeridaFan  4243.7 #34 11:50AM
^^^ This! - LBChica  2437.4 #59 12:15PM
Like I posted in another comment.....some will abuse it, but some aren't able to enjoy Disneyland without it - DumboGal70  122.8 #3171 11:15AM
My goddaughter had a disability and is able to enjoy Disney with the gac. I just hope because of this report they pull the gac or since it was publicized more people try to get one now. The gac is really helpful for her otherwise she would not be able to enjoy Disney like everyone else. - stevesdisneyprincess  142.2 #2848 12:24PM
Oops meant hope they DON'T pull the gac - stevesdisneyprincess  142.2 #2848 12:26PM
At CA Adventure most of their lines can accommodate wheelchairs so I always appreciate those that use them because I see no problem that if you're in a wheelchair for some reasons, you are able to wait in line like everyone else. I read on Disneys website that if you are in a wheelchair then you can wait until the rest of your party goes through the regular line and then go on the ride when they get to the front. I think that if they enforced this last rule they wouldn't have as many people take advantage. Of course there are those that have legitimate reasons and I see no reason for them to wait in line if its necessary. - dolewhipkarlita  94.4 #3676 12:35PM
But can you imagine going to Disneyland and just sitting there waiting for your family to go through the line? I tried that once, and it was miserable! More than 50% of your time at Disney is spent in lines and if you're on vacation with your family and can't spend that time with them, it's really disappointing. - bcarter  220.8 #1723 7:33AM
BTW, I'm more than happy to use a wheelchair and use the regular lines at DCA. Just referring to DL where lines won't allow you to take a wheelchair with you. - bcarter  220.8 #1723 7:34AM
I have seen people cut in line right in front of me for the Racers fast pass line. Really really irks me! - RetiredKidAgain  1214.9 #142 12:39PM
If it's because they have a GAC they were given a fastpass to return at a specific time just like any other fastpass. - LBChica  2437.4 #59 12:49PM
Talking about the line to get the fast pass, not the fast pass line for the ride. - RetiredKidAgain  1214.9 #142 12:52PM
I'm happy to see that this post sparked a good, healthy discussion about GAC abuse which offered up some great suggestions on enforcement or alternatives to handle policy. Good work, MW'ers! (^-^)/ - onezerohero  174.2 #2329 2:46PM
Pretty soon there will be a special GAC card to stand in line to get a GAC card....SMH - dangerdude  29.0 #6100 11:53PM
We wouldn't be able to enjoy Disney without our pass...when my mini was younger her disability was not as obvious...I remember in 2005 being told by a cm that we could not use the handicap entrance because we did not have a disability...that was a horrible experience in front of people thinking we were taking advantage...that following year my mini had her make a wish trip there...luckily we are fortunate to still have her around... I sympathize with those of you who have a disability that is not visible...my mini is obvious now with her wheelchair...but the nasty looks you get from people is hurtful...it lets a small group ruin it for us who really need it - formadi  63.1 #4339 11:53PM
I thought GAC stood for Get Ahead Card? - ScubaSteve028  835.7 #220 12:07AM
I already saw the report on our local news. The guy in the blue shirt has a GAC and advertised on Craigslist and when they confront him about this he's horrible. I couldn't believe his lack of morals. Sad. - Cinderella_Schnooks  3370.7 #42 1:24AM
This is such a sad story... It ruins it for people like my girls. When my 14 year old was a few years younger, she got the pass. She is basically half her life behind , but looks normal. She has sensory issues and can't stand in long lines without poking everyone and gets agitated. The pass for us was amazing and made the trip all that much easier. Made me feel great that Disney just took our word on it, although I brought paperwork with her IEP and such. Stories like this is going to ruin it for those families. - JeanaLeigh  8.3 #12456 1:45AM
Here's the link to the original story. http://youtu.be/vuD8a7wnljU - Cinderella_Schnooks  3370.7 #42 1:59AM
This is sad for those of us that look normal to those around us but have serious issues that may not be visible. I use the pass because I have had 11 knee surgeries and cannot stand for long periods of time. I did bring my handicap parking sign this last time but the looks my family gets when going into the exits of some rides is very uncomfortable. I hope a story like this doesn't ruin it for those of us who actually need it and make others assume nothing is truly wrong. πŸ˜” - Tinkerbellmom4  440.2 #497 8:19AM
If you need it, than really don't worry about what other "looks" your getting. Chances are you will never see them ever again - eviljules  1404.1 #124 8:23AM
That's what I have to tell myself Jules - that their looks don't matter. I use a wheelchair because I can't stand for more than an hour ish but am perfectly capable of walking from the chair to the ride vehicle and get nasty looks too. It can definitely be disheartening! - bcarter  220.8 #1723 8:26AM
I'm right there with you. I have had knee surgeries, foot surgeries and I have nerve damage in my arms and legs. The problem is I'm only 30, so I get very evil looks too. - justcallmeKP   270.8 #1152 8:28AM
Don't let total strangers have a negative effect on your experience . Your at the happiest place on earth, stay in the moment and enjoy yourself ! - eviljules  1404.1 #124 8:42AM
I seriously had to grab my knee reading that. - Lelundrial  656.5 #305 9:24AM
I for one would never give a look. The good outweighs the bad and for people who have a genuine need the GAC is something I support. Don't ever feel bad. I feel lucky that I can stand all day and enjoy my time with my family and friends. You are using it for a legitimate reason and I support you. - ItsADisneyLife4Me  211.2 #1858 9:38AM
I agree with everyone . I'm only thirty seven and have four kids so it is sad to see people be judgmental of anyone when they don't know the reasoning. I do hope that people use this honestly. It also doesn't mean you always get on rides faster. My family went in regular line for big thunder and got on before I did πŸ˜„ - Tinkerbellmom4  440.2 #497 11:46AM
I don't understand why people who want to cheat the system dont just come on off peak days!?! there are days in September, january, & february where the park is empty. once in september in the middle of the morning my bf and i were walking through frontierland and we were LITERALLY the only ones there. it was spooky. Abusing a courtesy given to the disabled is disgusting! - missariel33  2115.5 #72 11:59AM
@LeLundrial, when I started with the special assist/GAC pass 20 years ago (only DL then) I had to provide a medical note to verify my son's autism diagnosis. Then after 5 years they said they could not ask for proof anymore. Then there was the use a Wheel Chair go to the front, good for rental income and disney did not seem to mind. I still carry my medical note just to be safe. I do see alot of line abuse but not much I can say. - Plumiegirl  10135.4 #8 1:57PM
About 20 some years ago I went to the movies once and there was a woman there with an assistance dog. Now the dog had on a special vest that had writing on it stating it was an assistance dog. She was still require to show proof of it. Some people don't mind showing medical notes at all. Then there are some that just get up in arms about it. After my surgery last year we were supposed to go to DL while I was on leave. Looking at me no one would have been able to tell that walking or standing for long periods of time was very painful. I would have needed a wheelchair. In the end we ended up not going. I didn't want to get harassed by people, and I know my son would have gotten upset when that happened. - Lelundrial  656.5 #305 2:22PM

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I made the list! I'm somebody now!!!πŸ‘ŸπŸ‘ŸπŸ˜‚ - OhanaPhoto  5325.8 #21 9:54AM
You are always somebody, unless you're nobody, then you are nobody! πŸ˜‚ - RetroDisneyPins2002  23.4 #6784 2:15PM
RetroDisneyPins2002 πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - OhanaPhoto  5325.8 #21 7:00PM

DISNEYLAND PARK:

Splash Mountain closed Feb 8-18
Indiana Jones closed Feb 29-March 3
River Belle Terrace transforms into a table service restaurant Feb 10
Big Thunder Ranch and Barbecue CLOSED permanently
Fantasmic! Jan 10-TBA
Disneyland Railroad Jan 10-TBA
Mark Twain Riverboat Jan 10-TBA
Sailing Ship Columbia Jan 10-TBA
Davey Crocket Explorer Canoes Jan 10-TBA
Tom Sawyer Island Jan 10-TBA
Jingle Cruise closes Jan 11 for Jungle Cruise conversion

DISNEY CALIFORNIA ADVENTURE:

Disney's Aladdin is permanenly closed--Frozen will take its place
Luigi's Rollickin Roadsters opens early 2016
Soarin closed M-Thursdays in February

 

Were visiting during the diamond celebration.  I'm so excited because all of our favorite rides will be open! - Dsc1983  16.3 #8205 10:53PM
Awesome! Can't wait! - PrincessDaisy_FU2Rcm  341.1 #701 8:33AM
We overheard a CM say the Colombia would be docked for 18 months. So return time frame should be some time in June 2017, possibly July 2017 if something goes wrong. - Lelundrial  656.5 #305 12:47PM
Omg...... So long.... - MsTikiMermadam  1062.9 #172 2:45PM
Does the Jingle to Jungle conversion normally take that long? - Woozle  51.0 #4745 8:41AM
No - secretagentangel  4717.4 #28 8:33PM

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

1. CobbPR
6880

2. uscdisneyteacher
6242

3. Dave
5858

4. BaseballMickey_CM
5840

5. Winnie111286
5514

6. Plumiegirl
5451

7. Duchess_SMK
5398

8. misschurro
5259

9. pikarich
4788

10. Stitch_Legacy
4712



SEE THE TOP 100

This list needs to be updated! Just saying😬 - MadameLeota  4203.6 #35 9:51PM
FINALLY!  Thank you!  - MadameLeota  4203.6 #35 2:34PM
is this just a standing thing? Never changes? - DarthFairy  411.1 #543 8:06PM

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
7.27

2. Goofytom
3.43

3. DisneyMom13
1.39

4. beentoall
0.47

5. mamabeam
0.45

6. richiii3
0.33

7. Dolewhipped
0.3

8. Moog
0.22

9. otilegna
0.12

10. jalensmommy
0.09

 

Yay @@Moog!!!! So great!  πŸ˜ - valj84DisneyDeppAddict  291.2 #969 6:28PM
You sweet thing!  You crack me up!  I'm merely an apprentice being schooled by @@Tom!! - Moog  94.3 #3677 11:33AM
πŸ‘‹β€οΈ - Tom  11116.2 #6 11:47AM
Wtg @@DisneyMakesMeSmile and @@Moog ;) - otilegna  2680.3 #48 7:41PM
A major compliment from someone who hands me my you know what every game, @@otilegna 😜!!! - Moog  94.3 #3677 8:05PM
Yay !!!  - otilegna  2680.3 #48 9:42AM
Any tips on how to keep a game going?  Seems like the past few times I've played Random the other person stops playing and I can't finish the game.  :( - azbellatink  245.4 #1410 12:47AM
Yay I made the list!!!!!!  - DayDreamsOfDisneyland  146.1 #2776 7:02PM
 YOU!!! Having fun playing!! - DisneyMom13  231.8 #1587 5:01PM
Well done:-).  I'm enjoying playing your games.  Thank you. - beentoall  363.9 #0 2:19AM

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Hey I'm finally on this list πŸ˜„πŸ‘πŸŽ‰ - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4409.0 #32 10:39PM
Your always on the list!!! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚list of what I don't know😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝. Jk - Fantasmicfan1  1538.2 #110 12:34PM
Fantasmicfan1 I just read that in the voice of Rodney Dangerfield from Back to School! - KennyV  1154.6 #157 3:48PM
Love seeing everyone's pictures from Disneyland !! I know, we always have a good time :) - Lyssa2012  196.1 #2045 11:22PM
i am so glad i got to experience it,  but did not have to go thru it! - MsTikiMermadam  1062.9 #172 5:56AM
Here! Yay! - LadyTrampTraveler8  48.3 #0 10:36AM
My First time making this list! THANK YOU! Please comment and give me tips as only Mouse Waiters can!! - sunvalgifts  31.7 #5828 2:11PM

Here are the Top 10 MouseWaiters of All-Time:

1. Coaster
19178.6

2. Dave
13500.5

3. Melody_CM
13474.3

4. Winnie111286
12346.5

5. jacdanfan
11394.3

6. Tom
11116.2

7. goofygal
11004

8. Plumiegirl
10135.4

9. ShariRenee
8577.73

10. uscdisneyteacher
7922.89


Such great people on this list, many who doSo much for the app. 😍😍 - secretagentangel  4717.4 #28 2:09PM
Yay! Thank you! - Song  1868.3 #91 8:50AM
And a big thank you to all of them for helping me enjoy the magic from far away!  Congratulations!  , - chuswo  420.8 #528 8:48AM
 I bow down to you....real fast....like Aladdin drops in front of the Royal Princess, Jasmine! - DisneyMom13  231.8 #1587 1:53PM

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  1015.6 #185 3:13PM
Got it! More than halfway thru it! It's a lot of fun!!!πŸ‘πŸ‘βœ¨βœ¨ - TinkerSchelle  1981.1 #82 10:53PM
Weeeeee - MommyandBash  374.3 #608 10:29PM
Just got a kindle so as soon as I figure out how to work it I'll be buying it. πŸ˜‰ - varela2892  31.1 #5884 2:38PM


 
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  1176.1 #149 8:03PM
Will there be a 3 and when? - menifeemom  221.5 #1713 7:31PM
    - teapotsandteacups  133.9 #2983 8:56AM
- MommyandBash  374.3 #608 10:29AM

Follow the new MouseWait Blog for updates, how-tos, tips, contests, and more! (Big Thunder pic by CJ)

Iam new to this love reading the post and looking at the pictures   - Disneydollarpam  21.4 #7101 9:01AM
- DisneyMom13  231.8 #1587 10:32AM
 Always taking care of us... we love u Admin!!!  - calidream1  398.0 #567 7:05PM
Didn't know there was one. Yay - TrueFromOzLovesDisney  531.5 #391 4:20PM

Here are the top 10 News Contributors:

1. BaseballMickey_CM
7605.44

2. Stitch_Legacy
5138.17

3. RickChavez
3671.57

4. ScooterMike
1962.99

5. SPandEvLover
4534.97

6. caramiapoohluvsbb8
4088.47

7. IDVandalSkipperCM
2417.2

8. Dave
13500.5

9. LilSterner
5503.46

10. Duchess_SMK
6348.71



SEE TOP 50 NEWS CONTRIBUTORS


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
95000

2. secretagentangel
87300

3. iLOVELUCYnDISNEY
75000

4. DisneyGrandma
65000

5. leopardditz2000
63500

6. Melody_CM
55000

7. debbiev
49750

8. DarthFairy
48950

9. MeridaFan
46130

10. teach67
44250

 

  Well done and congratulations.  Now I know how some people have so many stickers.  Keep up the good work:-) - beentoall  363.9 #0 2:55AM
And they share - suzieq65  111.4 #3403 9:06PM
#10 needs a pic bad! - DarthFairy  411.1 #543 12:42PM
Wow wow wow!!! - stanvoodoo  36.7 #5414 10:52PM
Good job! - antetr95  1894.4 #89 10:48AM

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  5479.0 #20 8:38PM
Thank you for reading! - Admin  6:26PM
cant wait to read it - ebugsmama  18.8 #7595 10:32PM
- disneyforme  204.3 #0 7:33PM
  - teapotsandteacups  133.9 #2983 10:17PM

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

1. #MW MEETUP Dinner, attractions and more!!
Feb 12, 2016 06:00pm

2. #MWMEETUP ONE LAST TIME
Aug 06, 2016 12:00pm

MouseWait Meetups 2016
what is happening for one last time on aug 6? - MsTikiMermadam  1062.9 #172 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  4717.4 #28 7:55PM
ok,  last time for btr....  πŸ˜Ή - MsTikiMermadam  1062.9 #172 6:03AM
It looks like we need to get more official meet-ups happening in the parks.  πŸ˜„ - LaPearleNoir  1789.8 #94 9:38AM
I do one a week but we need more! We were saying last week to add an Astro blaster to Friday maybe? We could do a monorail or BRMRR sweeper tooπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚Plus I'm trying to post a few ahead of time so people can plan. Next week the meetup we do for MW  had to be Friday again but hopefully Tuesday  the next week! We have two very cool ones coming up next month! It's a secret😎😎😎😎 - secretagentangel  4717.4 #28 9:47PM
Your Tuesday night meet up is great but I'm just remembering all the meetups we used to have.  I wonder what the meet ups are next month..... I'll be there with my  - LaPearleNoir  1789.8 #94 10:30PM
i keep ending up with tues classes,  and missing the tues meetups.  so glad i have made a few of them! - MsTikiMermadam  1062.9 #172 6:05AM
I'll post the ones I know about, I'm switching some to weekends too. And maybe get a few others too! 😊 - secretagentangel  4717.4 #28 8:49PM
When is the next meet up? - sunvalgifts  31.7 #5828 2:36PM
This Friday at 6 at DCA. I'll post tonight. We can't do this Tuesday but should be back for PTN on Tuesdays by the 16th.  - secretagentangel  4717.4 #28 4:09PM

Thanked by:   LaPearleNoir   MsTikiMermadam   disneyforme   ebugsmama   NvNana  
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Can you get a discount on annual passes too? - DeeDeeMouse  277.5 #1081 9:59PM
How do you get discount on AP passes. Guessing use MOUSEWAIT - suzieq65  111.4 #3403 4:00PM
You get discounts on AP by renewing early. It's through Disney . They'll send you a card.  - secretagentangel  4717.4 #28 8:58PM
It says discount not available ... Maybe I'm doing it wrong? - Woodylover  52.1 #4696 12:13AM
Apparently whatever I was trying to buy doesn't apply. Dang - Poisen_Ivy  315.2 #826 12:47PM
Get tickets through MW then sign up for your Annual Pass at the parks ticket booths😊 - sunvalgifts  31.7 #5828 11:06AM


 
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. OhanaPhoto
397.1

2. Mouse4life
357.9

3. drummerkidd
146.03

4. sawman911
131.03

5. shootanyangle
90.53

6. secretagentangel
86.87

7. jeffandkaarina
74.13

8. dignan311
66.57

9. redsoxcarlos
52.4

10. LilSterner
47.5

 

SEE THE TOP 100

14 more days and I shall be entering in wait times for the first time( I was slow and shy to post). Well actually it will be 15 days. The first  day we check in and go to Trader Sam's. πŸ˜‰ - varela2892  31.1 #5884 7:14AM
Wow! I'm on the list 😊 - disneymom1  256.7 #1283 10:17PM
I just want to thank all the newbies who are on the list so much lately! This was started as a wait time and more app so by your starting out from the beginning doing wait times is awesome! 2/3of my points are from wait times. I make a game of it and have fun doing them. Hope everyone tries it, it helps others and you earn credits!!πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ - secretagentangel  4717.4 #28 9:06PM
Half of my points are from wait times.  - Goofytom  2111.6 #73 10:28PM
Congrats to the MWers who maid the list - disneylover2002  6.0 #15874 7:43PM
 I'm about to fall off the bottom there real soon...but I had fun entering times during our visit.  - DisneyMom13  231.8 #1587 10:02PM

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Oh how we miss you MSEP... 😩😩😩 - DisneyBallers  56.2 #4540 10:05PM
what is MSEP? - markchop  63.4 #4330 9:35PM
Main Street Electrical Parade - sawman911  2621.9 #51 9:33AM
Nice pic!πŸ“· - Stitchcrazy62622  21.4 #7093 10:18PM
Awesome!! - stanvoodoo  36.7 #5414 7:25PM
I miss the Electrical Parade.  My mom was actually covering a story about the Electrical Parade and got to ride in one of the vehicles.  - RetroDisneyPins2002  23.4 #6784 1:35PM
!!! - DisneyMom13  231.8 #1587 7:43PM
No way! That's crazy! - Disney_Pincess02  19.5 #7451 4:55PM

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