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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 #808 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  2550.8 #69 9:49AM
I thought that's what they did at RSR, Toy Story and Star Tours? - Linzee  2061.4 #94 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  693.9 #336 10:04AM
*Linzee* sorry - HalfCaff  693.9 #336 10:05AM
ahhh things have changed in the last few years since we had to use one. Thanks for the update!! - Linzee  2061.4 #94 10:06AM
Actually, it's not the exit at ToyvStory. It's just a special handicap line.... your welcome - HalfCaff  693.9 #336 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  1148.5 #187 10:20AM
Time to enter this into the Disneyland suggestion box. BTW, is there such a thing? - onezerohero  176.6 #2448 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  630.2 #373 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  3490.8 #51 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  2061.4 #94 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  945.2 #234 9:06AM
Still might lead to increased wait times for GAC users due to even more people potentially abusing the system. - Linzee  2061.4 #94 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  945.2 #234 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  1541.0 #133 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  2061.4 #94 9:59AM
I usually wait for someone has a pass and piggy back on them. :) - RadioMaverick  1541.0 #133 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  2076.8 #92 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  3490.8 #51 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  1760.1 #113 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  4270.2 #43 8:23AM
πŸ‘ - Spoonful_O_Sugar  707.0 #323 8:29AM
TY both :) it's just my two cents ;) lol - eviljules  1760.1 #113 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  1148.5 #187 9:19AM
When I first read the story, I immediately thought it would have been cheaper to rent a scooter. - Lelundrial  945.2 #234 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 #486 10:17AM
Sarafina, a plaid, is approx $200 per hour with a 6-hour minimum reservation. That's $1,200. - onezerohero  176.6 #2448 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  176.6 #2448 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 #980 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 #486 12:55PM
Renting a wheelchair or scooter does not get you access. You have to have the special pass to get you in. - mlatour  374.7 #692 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  11923.9 #9 12:19AM
Well there goes my retirement income. - sr_citizen_space_ranger  85.8 #4047 11:52AM
lol - mike714  338.1 #808 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  707.0 #323 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  945.2 #234 8:08AM
Ah, okay, so that's what it is. Sounds like it will be an interesting segment. - onezerohero  176.6 #2448 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  945.2 #234 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  449.5 #553 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  2550.8 #69 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  35.5 #5963 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 #1860 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  449.5 #553 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  2076.8 #92 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  1090.9 #203 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 #1546 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  236.7 #1647 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  945.2 #234 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  2748.2 #62 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  2061.4 #94 10:04AM
In the future, they will have fastpass+ which will be different than current fastpass??? - MaxTheDoggie  236.7 #1647 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  2748.2 #62 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  945.2 #234 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 #980 11:07AM
Absolutely! If you need it, you should use it. And nobody should have to justify themselves to a fellow guest. - MeridaFan  4270.2 #43 11:50AM
^^^ This! - LBChica  2550.8 #69 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 #3336 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  155.4 #2789 12:24PM
Oops meant hope they DON'T pull the gac - stevesdisneyprincess  155.4 #2789 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  95.7 #3858 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 #1860 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 #1860 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 #174 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  2550.8 #69 12:49PM
Talking about the line to get the fast pass, not the fast pass line for the ride. - RetiredKidAgain  1214.9 #174 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  176.6 #2448 2:46PM
Pretty soon there will be a special GAC card to stand in line to get a GAC card....SMH - dangerdude  29.0 #6628 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 #4629 11:53PM
I thought GAC stood for Get Ahead Card? - ScubaSteve028  835.5 #262 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  3490.8 #51 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 #13836 1:45AM
Here's the link to the original story. http://youtu.be/vuD8a7wnljU - Cinderella_Schnooks  3490.8 #51 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  473.6 #516 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  1760.1 #113 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 #1860 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   274.4 #1255 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  1760.1 #113 8:42AM
I seriously had to grab my knee reading that. - Lelundrial  945.2 #234 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 #1999 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  473.6 #516 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  2115.6 #90 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  10879.2 #11 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  945.2 #234 2:22PM

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HoJo still has the MouseWait Discount available.  Should that be? @Admin - Winnie111286  35384.3 #1 1:42PM

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Oh how we miss you MSEP... 😩😩😩 - DisneyBallers  60.3 #4728 10:05PM
what is MSEP? - markchop  108.7 #3631 9:35PM
Main Street Electrical Parade - sawman911  4979.8 #32 9:33AM
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  66.7 #4520 1:35PM
!!! - DisneyMom13  468.8 #524 7:43PM
!!!! That is soooo cool!!! - dizzneyfan  1117.9 #194 8:06AM
That's Barry and Jeb  - SportsMickey  1.8 #0 7:27PM
I went for it! Hoping the forecast will allow the inaugural run on the 19th!  I wish ap holders got a discount on those special event tix...  - theworthyhorse  50.2 #5133 8:55AM

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

1. #MWMEETUP FOOD AND WINE PART 2 FRIDAY, MARCH 31, 6PM FUN FRIENDS, TRIVIA, AND ATTRACTIONS
Mar 31, 2017 06:00pm

2. #MOUSEWAITDAZE #DAPPERDAYS #MWMeetup
Apr 21, 2017 06:00pm

3. RopeDrop with misschurro & Goofytom
Apr 23, 2017 07:30am

4. It's a mex**** Michael bday meetups gotg we missed tot reopening
May 05, 2017 08:00am

5. #MWMEETUP #GOODBYEMSEP PARADE MEET UP
Jun 18, 2017 05:00pm

MouseWait Meetups 2016
I spy Christmas in July! - FrankenWeenieVelinee  4849.5 #33 12:44PM
Looks like July 22! More to follow!  - secretagentangel  11923.9 #9 9:52PM
Really hoping to make it to Christmas in July - Melody_CM  35336.2 #2 11:12AM
- FrankenWeenieVelinee  4849.5 #33 11:55AM
I'll add post tonight!  - secretagentangel  11923.9 #9 3:18PM
At the tone pacific standard time will be 1215 and 00 seconds - pikaplaid  7729.0 #16 2:14PM
Just a reminder for the Rope Drop Meetup Saturday February 11th - Goofytom  4728.9 #38 9:10PM
Can't wait! πŸ˜€ - redsoxcarlos  5587.8 #26 6:20AM
I'll be there too!! - encinitasrunner  257.8 #1408 7:36PM
We'll be there!!  Can't wait! - AngiMouse  572.8 #403 6:38AM
Hooray redsoxcarlos, encinitasrunner, and AngiMouse  πŸ˜€πŸ‘πŸ» - DisneyDiane316  2769.8 #61 3:42PM
Yesss!!! ☺️ - misschurro  9380.3 #12 2:42PM
- FrankenWeenieVelinee  4849.5 #33 7:55PM

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  3045.2 #56 4:48PM
Spent $490 on it the other day - CVDisneyland  479.7 #506 12:40PM
Thank you! - Admin  5:04PM
Please add me for the AP pin. Thank you to the both of you  - LuvsDisney4ever  269.2 #1303 6:14PM
Will definitely be using this! - LorisMickeyEars60  206.6 #2056 9:19PM

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  11415.9 #10 8:38PM
Thank you for reading! - Admin  6:26PM
cant wait to read it - ebugsmama  19.6 #8131 10:32PM
Thank you! Can't wait to read itπŸ€“ - 1Minnie58  7.9 #14411 10:22PM
Thank you  - disneybob49  1313.3 #156 2:20PM


 
MONTHLY OVERALL REAL-TIME LEADERBOARD

1. Melody_CM
5020.18

2. Winnie111286
2182.95

3. secretagentangel
687.74

4. teapotsandteacups
660.33

5. jacdanfan
514.75

6. Tom
486.98

7. grumpypapa
459.98

8. DisneyDiane316
440.11

9. goofygal
353.72

10. redsoxcarlos
305.51



SEE TOP 100 LEADERS

I love Disneyland! - Melody_CM  35336.2 #2 11:30PM
Me too - LaPearleNoir  3078.6 #55 1:11PM
Yes, yes. I know you do.  - crazyfriends  85.7 #4053 2:03AM
Who doesn't love Disneyland???  Happiest place on earth.  :) - Disneylanddad702  467.3 #528 2:38PM
- jacdanfan  15103.0 #5 4:45AM
Wow I've never made a list before. Thanks - disneybob49  1313.3 #156 9:59AM
 @@DisneyDiane316! - tvdisneylove  270.9 #1283 2:20PM
Thanks tvdisneylove. I keep getting pushed down the list. Will have to get back down there to post some more real-time pix so I can start to crawl back up. It's hard to catch up to Winnie111286. πŸ€” - DisneyDiane316  2769.8 #61 4:05PM
Hard to beat a CM πŸ˜‚ - DarthFairy  1259.6 #162 9:40PM
She has to do that on her off time though😬 CMs can't use their phone onstage😱 - secretagentangel  11923.9 #9 12:46PM
It's borderline ridiculous.  - sawman911  4979.8 #32 8:55PM


 
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  3210.5 #53 8:03PM
Will there be a 3 and when? - menifeemom  232.1 #1711 7:31PM
I'm reading Season One now. Picked it and the first two Voyagers up at the 4th of July Sale. I am loving the intrigue and history woven together! - Ilovegoofy  284.4 #1156 8:42AM
- RetroDisneyPins2002  66.7 #4520 8:08PM

Play Disneyland Trivia with your friends for FREE! See the list of TRIVILATOR usernames on this page. Play from any device with our new web version

I will announce the December tournament date this week. - Admin 11:58PM
Can't wait! - sawman911  4979.8 #32 6:30PM
Still waiting. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - MeridaFan  4270.2 #43 12:59PM
Cool admin. Hope I do better than the first one. Hope people that enter will be ready to play and the tournament moves along better - Goofytom  4728.9 #38 6:41PM
Yes, 1 question every 24 hrs was difficult to stick with.  - DisneyMom13  468.8 #524 6:28PM
Oh πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ just realized that post was 2+ years oldπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ well people are still taking turns very slowly. Maybe it's the app, not the players.  - DisneyMom13  468.8 #524 6:34PM
I end up deleting games while in progress due to opponents leaving me hanging FOR-EH-VER!!! - MommyandBash  433.7 #577 12:18PM
It happens, if you want start a game and I'll play you. I take a couple days off a week but I'll finish the games I start. - richiii3  2050.6 #95 2:20PM
Any chance of this coming to Android? - dsnylnd4me  399.3 #641 12:08PM

Download LEGEND OF THE VOYAGEERS to your iPhone or iPad today, and "choose your own story" in this Lifeline-style adventure story that takes place at Disneyland! Based on the VOYAGEERS novels available on Amazon. Your purchase benefits MouseWait. Thanks for your support, and good luck on your journey toward meeting CM-1!


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!


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  370.9 #0 2:46PM
Thank you LiveLaughLoveDisney! - Admin  5:59PM
Love this tool - Chumash28  1977.4 #99 5:02PM
I use the search bar all the time! It's ! - DisneyDiane316  2769.8 #61 9:01AM
That search bar is so useful and I go to it often!  - grumpypapa  11415.9 #10 7:48PM

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

1. Winnie111286
9184

2. misschurro
7738

3. uscdisneyteacher
7423

4. pikaplaid
7175

5. CobbPR
6914

6. BaseballMickey
6392

7. Dave
6218

8. Plumiegirl
5956

9. Duchess_SMK
5587

10. Stitch_Legacy
4717



SEE THE TOP 100

This list needs to be updated! Just saying😬 - MadameLeota  4737.7 #37 9:51PM
is this just a standing thing? Never changes? - DarthFairy  1259.6 #162 8:06PM
This is so true, it never changes, what's up with that lol - itsmyglassslipper  762.7 #298 12:28PM
I know and I'm still on itπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - Plumiegirl  10879.2 #11 5:56PM
I thought it was just me. Lol. Someone needs to hit the refresh button. :) - DeadliestPassholder  449.5 #553 2:10PM
It will stay the same until someone else gets enough points and quality to pass a couple more people. Even though two people on the list don't post much they still are ahead of the rest of us in quality points so they earned their spot. And Plumiegirl you post QC so you're qc score is high! πŸ˜„ - secretagentangel  11923.9 #9 8:33PM
when you are at the top you tend to move slower because its the same folks that frequent the parks most. So hence the top ten.. trolls ;) - Plumiegirl  10879.2 #11 9:55PM

Easily manage the social side of MouseWait for Disneyland and Disney World with our mousetopia app for iOS. Post to the DL or WDW side, use your Stickers, and utilize our MouseWait Messenger. See what's new here



Love seeing everyone's pictures from Disneyland !! I know, we always have a good time :) - Lyssa2012  196.2 #2195 11:22PM
Hey I'm finally on this list πŸ˜„πŸ‘πŸŽ‰ - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4410.0 #42 10:39PM
Your always on the list!!! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚list of what I don't know😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝. Jk - Fantasmicfan1  5414.0 #28 12:34PM
Fantasmicfan1 I just read that in the voice of Rodney Dangerfield from Back to School! - KennyV  1426.1 #141 3:48PM
Fantastic!! - Ilovegoofy  284.4 #1156 4:37PM
Note to self: When you see this comment a year from now, be sure to say something witty!!! - clawton  466.4 #532 9:03PM
- Grumpyfan  108.2 #3642 7:29PM

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  1171.9 #183 3:13PM
Got it! More than halfway thru it! It's a lot of fun!!!πŸ‘πŸ‘βœ¨βœ¨ - TinkerSchelle  2137.4 #89 10:53PM
Just got a kindle so as soon as I figure out how to work it I'll be buying it. πŸ˜‰ - varela2892  108.6 #3635 2:38PM
- RetroDisneyPins2002  66.7 #4520 6:35PM

Become a MouseWait Partner and get the BEST deal on Credits, a possible tax write off, and a way to promote your product, business, or charity. At the same time, you are helping us build and maintain MouseWait (big expansion planned for 2017). 

We are also paying a 50% first month commission if you bring a new advertiser to us! Thanks for your support, and thanks to SorcererD91 for the awesome Partners pic! http://bit.ly/MouseWaitPartner

- RetroDisneyPins2002  66.7 #4520 9:54AM


 
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. Melody_CM
4751

2. Winnie111286
1865.73

3. teapotsandteacups
562.67

4. secretagentangel
528.27

5. Tom
461.6

6. jacdanfan
406.13

7. grumpypapa
348.27

8. goofygal
301.4

9. sawman911
276.9

10. redsoxcarlos
219.1

 

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  108.6 #3635 7:14AM
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  11923.9 #9 9:06PM
Half of my points are from wait times.  - Goofytom  4728.9 #38 10:28PM
I figure it is the least my wife and i can do, plus it is great exercise! I keep saying, one of these days we will go to one of the meet-ups. We generally only go on Saturday and sometimes Sunday as well. That darn thing called 'work' just gets in the way!  - oiler2112  1343.8 #155 7:07AM
Pretty much all my points are from wait times  - kimo  306.6 #990 6:54PM
Next August I will be posting wait times I know it will help pass the time in line but with 15 to 20 of us should go pretty well thanks to you and all the people here on MW - mjpdisney67  88.1 #3998 10:10AM
I'll never catch Winnie, but I have 6 more days to get to number 2. And then my steady decline until my next visitπŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ - Mouse28  946.2 #233 9:26AM
You can do it! I did 100 in an evening Thursday! - redsoxcarlos  5587.8 #26 4:26PM
I only post wait times if I've actually gone on the ride..( with the exception if the line is extra short, or extra long..) I try to give folks a heads up. Most of the time I have trouble posting times in certain areas of the park so I get frustrated... - carminaire  1091.1 #202 1:19PM
You're allowed to do it from the sign in front of each attraction or if you go on it a lot and can see the line is shorter/longer you can post that.  - secretagentangel  11923.9 #9 9:04PM

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
3.64

2. Donald1967
0.94

3. mamabeam
0.71

4. sheridanrabbit
0.53

5. DisneyMom13
0.45

6. Goofytom
0.41

7. DisneyDreamer18
0.28

8. allgelledup
0.25

9. Adam Belter
0.21

10. oclark04
0.08

 

Yay @@Moog!!!! So great!  πŸ˜ - valj84DisneyDeppAddict  380.2 #674 6:28PM
You sweet thing!  You crack me up!  I'm merely an apprentice being schooled by @@Tom!! - Moog  137.9 #3075 11:33AM
πŸ‘‹β€οΈ - Tom  16796.9 #4 11:47AM
Wtg @@DisneyMakesMeSmile and @@Moog ;) - otilegna  2861.0 #58 7:41PM
A major compliment from someone who hands me my you know what every game, @@otilegna 😜!!! - Moog  137.9 #3075 8:05PM
Yay !!!  - otilegna  2861.0 #58 9:42AM
How do I earn trivia channel points. I have trivilator and obviously mousewait.  - Mouse28  946.2 #233 3:03PM
You play games against people to earn points on this list, and you make points for a monthly total playing individually but those points don't cross over.  - secretagentangel  11923.9 #9 1:05PM
Congrats!! - 619HeatherMouse  286.4 #1130 3:07PM

MouseWait COUNTDOWN for iOS is here! Countdown the days to your next Disneyland or Disney World trip with our images OR your pics! Your Countdown also displays on Apple Watch and is beautiful on iPhone 6 screens. Secure the discounted launch price for a limited time.

I have the countdown and I love it! - tree320  0.6 #0 9:26AM
Just got it! - Dizkid  505.7 #472 12:29PM
@@@truk78 we need this!  - oreolovebug  136.8 #3103 11:46AM
Ok I purchased this and love it. Is there anyway to download it to my mousewait? - oreolovebug  136.8 #3103 12:03PM
Does anyone have a answer for me?  - oreolovebug  136.8 #3103 7:08PM
Countdown is a separate app. It's developed by the Mw app team, app316, but it is technically separate.  - secretagentangel  11923.9 #9 1:16AM
- oreolovebug  136.8 #3103 8:58AM

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  4748.7 #36 11:41PM
This was helpful.. But I'm still having an issue posting to pics to the loungeπŸ˜‘ - 1Minnie58  7.9 #14411 10:12AM
I've had a lot of trouble with platinum version. It seems to "magically" close itself at random times. The most common random closes are: after updating ride or food times, after clicking on a different feature in the app, or immediately after opening. I generally have to re-open it 2-3 times, at which point it stays open until I've made my update, but if I stop using it for more than 5 minutes and go back to it I have to go through the magical closings again. πŸ˜“ - Mouse28  946.2 #233 9:06AM
I never had that issue with the free version.  - Mouse28  946.2 #233 9:06AM
I had the same issues more so in the park  - Plumiegirl  10879.2 #11 5:42PM
Same here  - Melody_CM  35336.2 #2 7:57AM
And I can only load videos from the non platinum MW  - Plumiegirl  10879.2 #11 9:02PM

DISNEYLAND PARK:

Fantasmic! Jan 10-SUMMER 2017
Disneyland Railroad Jan 10-SUMMER 2017
Mark Twain Riverboat Jan 10-SUMMER 2017
Sailing Ship Columbia Jan 10-SUMMER 2017
Davey Crocket Explorer Canoes Jan 10-SUMMER 2017
Tom Sawyer Island Jan 10-SUMMER 2017
Pirates of the Caribbean closed 2-3 to 3-16
Matterhorn Bobsleds closed 2-6

DISNEY CALIFORNIA ADVENTURE:

Grizzly River Run REOPENS 2-24
Redwood Creek Challenge Trail REOPENS 2-24
Mickey's Fun Wheel 2-6 to 3-5

Were visiting during the diamond celebration.  I'm so excited because all of our favorite rides will be open! - Dsc1983  20.3 #7959 10:53PM
Awesome! Can't wait! - PrincessDaisy_FU2Rcm  367.5 #705 8:33AM
@@@truk78 check this out - oreolovebug  136.8 #3103 8:24AM
Does anyone have any info on the Matterhorn reopening?  It makes me sad there is no official date yet! - AngiMouse  572.8 #403 8:46AM
I heard, on Thursday, that it will probably be another month or so. This came from a guy whose buddy is on a construction team there. Not sure what truth there is to it, but it's all I got AngiMouse  - DisneyDiane316  2769.8 #61 9:08PM
I went to the Disney site and it doesn't say, but I was searching/googling last night and another site said April 22, but I have no idea if it is correct.  I want to know how long the Red Rose Taverne will be open.  I even emailed/contacted Disneyland through their website but I haven't got a response. - dianeburns1998  142.8 #2991 6:11AM
AngiMouse, I just checked, it was undercovertourist and it says April 21 ( not 22-oops).  I have no idea if it is a legitimate site. - dianeburns1998  142.8 #2991 6:14AM

Here are the Top 10 MouseWaiters of All-Time:

1. Winnie111286
35384.3

2. Melody_CM
35336.2

3. Coaster
24659.6

4. Tom
16796.9

5. jacdanfan
15103

6. ShariRenee
14471.1

7. goofygal
13914.9

8. Dave
13876.5

9. secretagentangel
11923.9

10. grumpypapa
11415.9


Such great people on this list, many who doSo much for the app. 😍😍 - secretagentangel  11923.9 #9 2:09PM
Yay! Thank you! - Song  2242.6 #84 8:50AM
Very nice. I'll make It on the list one of these days! - larrywong318  214.3 #1952 11:09AM
Winnie for the lead! - DarthFairy  1259.6 #162 7:28PM

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TOP MWs of the WEEK

1.Melody_CM 766.23 #2  
2.Winnie111286 613.6 #1  
3.ShariRenee 189.09 #6  
4.r2d2x3 156.7 #672  
5.DisneyDiane316 155.22 #61  
6.Tom 155.07 #4  
7.secretagentangel 151.64 #9  
8.sultan 137.08 #615  
9.Linzee 131.64 #94  
10.sawman911 123.9 #32  

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