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Jul 11, 2013 7:54 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
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Good morning! This day in Disney history, July 11th, 1956: The five members of the Barstow Family of Wethersfield, Connecticut, leave for a week-long dream vacation.

The excited family won a free trip to the newly-opened Disneyland California in a nationwide contest sponsored by Scotch Tape. The winnings included: airfare, hotel accommodations in Pasadena and four days worth of Disneyland tickets! The Barstows made a home movie documenting their families free trip entitled "Disneyland Dream". It was shot with a 16 mm handheld camera and is about 30 mins in length. In 1995, an audio track was added.

In 2008, "Disneyland Dream" was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant." The Film Registry was also quoted as saying it's "fantastical historical snapshots of early Southern California and the budding importance of the home movies in American cultural studies, as they provide priceless record of time and place".

It really paints a picture of a functioning American middle class family of 1956. The clothes, cars, signs, packaging, planes, haircuts, and luggage–all of it I find interesting to look at. I think I may have been born in the wrong era. ::giggles::

To watch Disneyland Dream:
http://tinyurl.com/lubkxff

Be on the look out for a now known celebrity who has a short appearance in the film. Please let me know who if you find him/her. ;)

*Also on this day in 1987: The Disney Gallery opens in New Orleans Square. The Gallery features the collection of original art models and moquettes representing form decades of Disneyland Design. The gallery closed in 2007. Later the gallery will be remodeled in to what is now the Disney Dream Suite. The Gallery reopened at it's new location on Main Street U.S.A in October, 2009.

Did you ever get a chance to visit this beautiful part of NOS? What did you think of it?

Websites referenced:

thisdayindisneyhistory.com
imdb.com
youtube.com
unitiedstyle.wordpress.com

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Great job, thank you for writing this history column! It's fun to read these posts in the morning. - Admin 9:02AM
My pleasure. A true labor of love for MW. 😊 - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 3:05PM
Duchess, you are a gem! I share your posts with my employees every day. Thank you for your daily dose of Disney education. - NascarDave  323.8 #815 12:49AM
I remember the Gallery! I had a friend who was a CM at the Hatmosphere, then Star Trader. She put in for the Gallery and was there as a host in the early 90s. - BombFrogFormerCM  1055.7 #183 8:05AM
Yes I remember taking my then 3 year old son into the gallery which is now the dream suite. It was very much like the gallery is now, a place to showcase disney art. - Plumiegirl  10329.6 #9 8:42AM
Well that woulda been fun! So much history in there! - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 3:07PM
Oh and hello to both you and plumie! πŸ‘‹πŸ‘‹ - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 3:07PM
Hi Duchess_SMK! - Plumiegirl  10329.6 #9 4:43PM
Thank you for this post. It's awesome. - Dottie-JP  173.7 #2398 8:33AM
You are very welcome! Glad you enjoyed it! 😘 - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 3:08PM
I was born in 1956 so it's fun to watch movies showing what the world looked like in my birth year, especially fashions. - DisneyGrandma  881.4 #213 8:34AM
Oops...thanks so much for posting this!!! - DisneyGrandma  881.4 #213 8:35AM
Same as my Mama! Awesome! Yes! The fashions are so great IMO! I wish people still dressed so nice! Oh, and you're so very welcome! - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 3:09PM
I loved the gallery up there! Very sad they transformed it into a dream suite that almost no one gets to enjoy. I love walking through each room knowing what Walt had intended it to be. - justcallmeKP  274.4 #1173 8:37AM
Thanks for mentioning that, I forgot to add that Walt originally built the area To entertain special guests. :) - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 3:11PM
It was so cool seeing how Disneyland looked at 1 year old. Amazing how some parts haven't changed, and that's a good thing! - MrsFletch  257.2 #1329 8:39AM
Agreed!!!! Classics never get "old" at DL! Glad you enjoyed the movie! - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 3:11PM
Still have to finish watching, but wanted to get some comments in before I forget! I haven't even gotten to where they are at Disneyland yet! I had to laugh at the famil's reactions on tape. So cute. I wonder how much that trip was worth in those days. I would probably cringe. or did they say, and I didn't hear it? I did hear them say $300 in cash for spending money and incidentals. Maybe that included their meals, too? Wouldn't you love to go back just one day and be able to pay the cost for everything as it was back then? Ahhh. So nice! Okay. Be back later, when I finish watching. Had to stop to take the mini to day camp. Oh, and I do remember when the Gallery was above Pirates. I used to think I just dreamt that, but nice to know I was right. Thanks again, for the lovely trip down memory lane, Duchess! - MeridaFan  4244.1 #37 9:07AM
I loved the "over acting" it was so cute! Honestly I don't know how much a trip like that would have costs, hoping someone in here might have a better idea. And no, you didn't dream it! It was real! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜˜ - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 3:14PM
I love this film, too. Husband tells me thats Steve Martin in it! - EastBaytoLA  1145.8 #166 9:10AM
πŸ””πŸ””πŸ”” someone knew the answer! Now, where exactly did he appear?! - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 3:15PM
Juggling near the entrance. Check him out - he's rad. - EastBaytoLA  1145.8 #166 7:15PM
You said RAD too?! I like you already! πŸ‘πŸ˜πŸ˜˜ - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 7:36PM
Awwww--thank you! Time for a meetup. I'll be back down for Dapper Day and hope to meet some MWers. You and Churro seem rad, too😘😘 - EastBaytoLA  1145.8 #166 9:11PM
Oh! Dapper day is so fun! Hope I get to go this time! I'd love to meet ya! And churro?! OH YES! She's probably the radest girl you'll ever meet! πŸ‘―πŸ˜πŸ˜˜πŸ˜˜ - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 9:40PM
I remember that gallery. There was a painting in there of the elephants in the jungle cruise. It was signed with my name and the year I was born. I always told people I painted it and they believed me - phillip...  1367.3 #137 9:14AM
πŸ˜‚ Dang! You were one talented baby! 😜 - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 3:16PM
I also loved the Gallery and miss it dearly also miss being able to go out in the balcony for VIP seating for Fantasmic when it wasn't being used by VIPs. Cast members used to give away those seats to fill in the extra space if it wasnt going to be used for a particular show. - TrampsLady  1641.8 #108 9:21AM
Oh yes! I forgotten about the balcony seating! Thank you for mentioning that! :) - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 3:17PM
That would have been amazing!!!! - PixiePirateMaid  355.6 #689 9:26AM
The vacation? Or seeing the gallery above pirates? ;) ((hugs)) hope you're having a great day! - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 3:18PM
The vacation! Well and the gallery! - PixiePirateMaid  355.6 #689 5:56PM
πŸ˜‚ Agreed! - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 8:30PM
I really enjoyed watching that!! I love how much more simple things were back in that era. It's also nice to see how a lot of Disneyland is much more preserved than I had believed before. - London-In-Wonderland  451.0 #511 9:33AM
Oh good!!!!!! I sometimes think that most of us get so caught up in the newest and greatest that we forget how wonderful the simple things are. Yes! I agree, DL really does an AMZING job maintaining the property! :) - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 3:20PM
I love how he says 'Califor-nee-uh.' πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ And 'Los Angeleez.' And that they have to stay in Pasadena! Nothing closer to Disneyland? I'll bet it was Exciting once the DL hotel opened! Gosh. I did not see any celebrity, though. I must have blinked during that part! Need to watch again, I guess. I find it amazing that after so many years have passed, how much has actually stayed the same. Main Street doesn't look a lot different. Even if there are name changes here and there. It still, thankfully, has that turn into the 20th century look and feel, doesn't it? Just what we want! - MeridaFan  4244.1 #37 9:35AM
::whispers:: look for a juggler.....I loved listening to them say those words too. Heck, Pasadena IS close! If I lived that close I'd be in the parks everyday! πŸ˜‚You're right! DL has done an amazing job keeping the parks in tip top shape! Magic! - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 8:34PM
Wow this is so cool, I've never seen this before!! I really love vintage DL, and the era when Walt was always in or near the park! Thanks again for these truly amazing posts!! - adisneyfamily  1004.0 #194 9:52AM
Oh neat! I love that you hadn't seen this before! Me too! Where's a time machine when ya need one eh? - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 8:35PM
Oh my stars! Hubby and I were just talking about the Disney Gallery yesterday! And I was showing him pictures of the Dream Suite and how it came to be! Thank you Duchess! - Cinderella_Schnooks  3403.5 #45 12:05PM
Really?! What a ka-winkie-dink!!! You're so very welcome!! 😘 - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 8:37PM
Thanks so much for posting the link to that movie!! It was awesome!!! I loved seeing the Huntington hotel from back then!! My mom grew up in Pasadena and she would take us to visit the grounds a lot as kids!! It was neat seeing the other spots of LA and Catalina!! I loved seeing DL as it was back then. There were some attractions I never saw as a kid, so it was neat hearing and seeing those! I just loved how everyone dressed back then. This is a great piece of American history all around!! This is probably my favorite history posts!! I also remember going to the Gallery a lot!! We would go up there to get away from the crowds!! It was one of my favorites spot to look at Disney art. I was bummed when they closed it. - caramiapoohluvsbb8  4485.5 #33 1:45PM
😳😱 your favorite?! Wow! How awesome! Well I'm super honered you enjoyed it! You seem like such a kindered spirit, we just love that era! I can't wait to see you swing dance sometime! I hear you're amazing! - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 8:39PM
The video was amazing! Thanks for sharing! It was so cool to see stuff that I had heard about but never seen! - MelodyTime  313.6 #870 1:49PM
Oh awesome! So happy you enjoyed it! My sincere pleasure! - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 8:40PM
I remember visiting CA in early 70s before moving here and hitting some of the same spots and just being in awe: the beach, Hollywood, Dland, Universal. This was a great trip back in time. Thanks! - HalfCaff  583.4 #367 2:36PM
Landmarks of epic proportion! So glad you enjoyed it! - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 8:41PM
Just finished watching this with my mini...amazing It was so cool to watch together!! She was so excited to see Casey Jr :) Thank you for sharing this!! Makes me want to visit my Dad & watch it with him now! :) - MissAmericaSings  431.8 #533 3:04PM
Awe! Yay! Is dad close?! Can you do that soon? - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 8:42PM
Thanks Duchess! Guess who I went to visit today? :) - MissAmericaSings  431.8 #533 9:05PM
😍 Daddy?! Awe! This made me smile! Yay! - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 9:35PM
Thank you for sharing this with us. It was very cool to see Disneyland back in time. :) wish there was footage from the 80s from when I was a kiddo. - PrincessKaylee  249.9 #1405 3:12PM
You're so welcome. Oh honey, try doing a search on YouTube! :) there is tons! ::high five:: to a fellow 80's baby! - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 8:43PM
I remember going into the gallery on one of our trips when I was little. It was my birthday, so I got to talk to goofy on the phone 😊 - MEHlanie_Mouse  1117.3 #171 3:35PM
Awe how neat! - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 8:43PM
CLASSIC!!!!!!! I want that lunch bagπŸ” - bonedaddy909  1603.8 #111 5:39PM
πŸ˜‚ You see lunch bags, interesting thing to notice. ;) - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 8:44PM
This is great, we took my mother-in-law there every visit to Disneyland. Thank you for the information. - CabanaQueen  7.7 #13713 5:59PM
Awe that's great! You're welcome! :) - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 8:45PM
I do not remember visiting the gallery there but what a great video. Thank you Duchess! - GrumpyPirateDad  1951.3 #94 6:07PM
You got it my grumpy pirate friend! 😊 - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 8:53PM
I loved the gallery! When I was 14/15 years old my friend and I had APs and would go in there all the time to sit and girl talk. I really loved it. - DizPrincess_Sam  319.1 #840 7:42PM
πŸ˜πŸ‘― what a fun memory! Thanks for sharing with us! Ok, think that's everyone, fewwww! Y'all were so chatty today! I love it! πŸ˜‚πŸ‘‹ thanks for reading! - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 8:55PM
Awesome video Duchess! πŸ‘ - Sonja  7127.0 #16 9:24PM
How cool! - debbiereis  25.9 #6660 9:32PM
I remember the Gallery, really enjoyed it up there! Thanks also for this awesome video, we watched it as a family and really enjoyed. My kids were amazed and a bit confused with how different everything was, LOL! I am going to send to my Mom also...she was born the year before and visited DL often as a child. Her parents and brother have now passed away so this will be special and bittersweet for her too. πŸ’— - MinnieMousewife  916.7 #206 9:57PM
What a great video! Loved the injection of humor in it-- like thr family going from the water up back on the diving board, mom opening her little bag and it being full of food- Wish I could do that! It's amazing how much Disneyland has change so much especially with the foliage. Crazy how dry it used to be-Like on the jungle Cruise. Thanks so much for sharing this little bit of Americana. We all here at mousewait sure know just how special Disneyland is - misschurro...  7438.7 #12 12:13PM
This was awesome. Thank you for posting! - streetsweeper  529.7 #417 1:21PM
What Great history - gonzofam  303.5 #935 12:38AM

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Go ahead and update it as admin needs them posted as current time as possible. You can have ten people with you inputting times themselves and it still helps the app! (As long as all are on their own account I should clarify)😍 thanks for doing wait times, it helps us all!! - secretagentangel  6888.4 #17 1:19PM

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#Breaking news 🚨  This needs to be updated! - MadameLeota  4578.4 #32 3:40PM
Just a little...;) - ShariRenee  10364.7 #8 4:44PM
Okay, a little bit! Lol - MadameLeota  4578.4 #32 10:56PM

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 Cutest Plaid ever at your service! - Ilovegoofy  68.3 #4319 6:36PM

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Oh how we miss you MSEP... 😩😩😩 - DisneyBallers  57.1 #4635 10:05PM
what is MSEP? - markchop  90.2 #3834 9:35PM
Main Street Electrical Parade - sawman911  2849.6 #50 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  42.7 #5245 1:35PM
!!! - DisneyMom13  317.7 #849 7:43PM
!!!! That is soooo cool!!! - dizzneyfan  704.4 #291 8:06AM
Nice pic!πŸ“· - Stitchcrazy62622  22.6 #7157 10:18PM
Awesome!! - stanvoodoo  47.9 #5008 7:25PM


Hey I'm finally on this list πŸ˜„πŸ‘πŸŽ‰ - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4409.5 #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  4585.8 #31 12:34PM
Fantasmicfan1 I just read that in the voice of Rodney Dangerfield from Back to School! - KennyV  1231.4 #148 3:48PM
Love seeing everyone's pictures from Disneyland !! I know, we always have a good time :) - Lyssa2012  196.1 #2100 11:22PM
i am so glad i got to experience it,  but did not have to go thru it! - MsTikiMermadam  1324.0 #139 5:56AM
Thank you to all who post from the park!! Love seeing the park when I cannot be there. - snowgrey  8.0 #13350 2:49PM
Top of the list  - buzzgoneyear92  276.2 #1144 12:09AM

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
107300

2. jacdanfan
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3. teapotsandteacups
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And they share - suzieq65  140.3 #2951 9:06PM
!!! And I thought working up to 73 credits was good lol - sunvalgifts  163.3 #2577 12:21PM
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  499.2 #452 7:43PM
!!! And I thought working up to 73 credits was good lol - sunvalgifts  163.3 #2577 12:21PM

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I have the countdown and I love it! - tree320  0.6 #0 9:26AM
Just got it! - Dizkid  496.5 #455 12:29PM
I need to get this  - MisSingAlong  99.5 #0 1:11AM
Doesn't everyone have a countdown clock on the top of one of their pinball machines?  Unfortunately mine is blank because our DL trip was weeks ago :( - awhittle  0.0 #127693 10:15AM
That just means it's time to start planning! πŸ˜€ - AngiMouse  114.4 #3416 1:02PM
Ours is blank too with no plans anytime soon. That's why I come to β˜ΊοΈβ˜ΊοΈβ˜ΊοΈ - DisneyMom13  317.7 #849 7:30PM
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Purchased the Voyageers book through this link so MW benefits twice  - UTDISNEYFAMILY  2014.7 #87 4:48PM
Spent $490 on it the other day - CVDisneyland  460.3 #499 12:40PM
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Just spent $100. Surely not my last order this month - Dianat710  62.0 #4492 4:46PM
Oh very cool!!  - sunvalgifts  163.3 #2577 9:45AM


 
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Will there be a Season 3??  Please??? - YoPirate  1745.2 #102 8:03PM
Will there be a 3 and when? - menifeemom  224.9 #1717 7:31PM
@Admin  HOPE you are working on #3!  - Dianat710  62.0 #4492 5:41PM
I really enjoyed reading them. I think I need to do a re read of them plus the Voyagers series. - arianwenmcb  242.0 #1506 12:45PM

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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  682.8 #308 11:41PM

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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  2764.6 #54 6:41PM
Yes, 1 question every 24 hrs was difficult to stick with.  - DisneyMom13  317.7 #849 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  317.7 #849 6:34PM
I will announce the December tournament date this week. - Admin 11:58PM
Can't wait! - sawman911  2849.6 #50 6:30PM
Still waiting. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - MeridaFan  4244.1 #37 12:59PM
There should be a droid version of this. I. would love to play  - bryanjung1997  1.1 #68651 2:19PM
I end up deleting games while in progress due to opponents leaving me hanging FOR-EH-VER!!! - MommyandBash  430.5 #534 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  1573.7 #114 2:20PM

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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  7208.4 #15 8:38PM
Thank you for reading! - Admin  6:26PM
cant wait to read it - ebugsmama  19.6 #7701 10:32PM
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So where is this? Is it the mainst gallery? - Plumiegirl  10329.6 #9 11:11PM

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

1. #MWMEETUP - TRIVIA, ATTRACTIONS and MORE
Jun 24, 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  1324.0 #139 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  6888.4 #17 7:55PM
ok,  last time for btr....  πŸ˜Ή - MsTikiMermadam  1324.0 #139 6:03AM
It looks like we need to get more official meet-ups happening in the parks.  πŸ˜„ - LaPearleNoir  2355.4 #71 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  6888.4 #17 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  2355.4 #71 10:30PM
i keep ending up with tues classes,  and missing the tues meetups.  so glad i have made a few of them! - MsTikiMermadam  1324.0 #139 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  6888.4 #17 8:49PM
MWMeet ups are so cool!! We have a great host!! She bends over backwards to make everyone happy!!😁😁😁😁 we have the best times.. Looking forward to the DTD #meetups this summer when my pass is blocked !! - Fantasmicfan1  4585.8 #31 11:28PM
I'll second that! - redsoxcarlos  3227.4 #47 12:21AM
Now I have to do gymnastics?? I already owe Phillip a handstand photo.😳 I better practice! 😜😜 - secretagentangel  6888.4 #17 5:52PM
i hope to be in anaheim for a ballgame or two during the blockout.  maybe can do a meetup too! - MsTikiMermadam  1324.0 #139 11:28PM
@secretagentangel  you have someone  take a pix of you with your hands in he air,  then flip,it over......  instant handstand!  πŸ˜†πŸ˜… - MsTikiMermadam  1324.0 #139 11:30PM
Next #MWMEETUP is Friday, June 24 at 6pm at Rancho Zocalo, DL. I'll post shortly.   - secretagentangel  6888.4 #17 2:27PM
It looks like I can make this. *marks on calendar* - grumpypapa  7208.4 #15 9:33PM
I might make it. Hoping the heat isn't unbearable.  - Taunton  1459.7 #124 9:18AM

DISNEYLAND PARK:

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

DISNEY CALIFORNIA ADVENTURE:

Silly Symphony Swings closed -- TBA



 

Were visiting during the diamond celebration.  I'm so excited because all of our favorite rides will be open! - Dsc1983  20.3 #7544 10:53PM
Awesome! Can't wait! - PrincessDaisy_FU2Rcm  350.7 #702 8:33AM
Any idea when Autotopia will re-open?  - CentralCoastAuntVon  104.6 #3588 9:51PM
hopefully never - Dave   13820.4 #4 9:27PM
Bully - secretagentangel  6888.4 #17 1:57PM
My Kids enjoy Autopia - E-Ticket  1475.8 #120 8:29PM
Haha we do enjoy Autopia also!! My niece is very concerned about all the construction going on but knows it will be much better!  - CentralCoastAuntVon  104.6 #3588 1:17PM
Dave be nice!!! My sister is mentally handicapped and only loves autotopia and teacups... But the fumes make her faint. lol! Dave I hear you!  - verofern  138.6 #2977 1:56AM
Will Indiana jones reopen on the 3 or will it reopen on the 4 - Disneylandgirl1955  45.3 #5125 5:52AM
It was open today - AngieC  238.3 #1547 10:58PM

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3. Winnie111286
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4. Dave
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5. misschurro...
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6. BaseballMickey
5991

7. pikarich
5602

8. Plumiegirl
5563

9. Duchess_SMK
5500

10. Stitch_Legacy
4717



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This list needs to be updated! Just saying😬 - MadameLeota  4578.4 #32 9:51PM
is this just a standing thing? Never changes? - DarthFairy  499.2 #452 8:06PM

Here are the Top 10 MouseWaiters of All-Time:

1. Coaster
21186.6

2. Melody_CM
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3. Winnie111286
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4. Dave
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5. Tom
12560.7

6. jacdanfan
12152.5

7. goofygal
11745.9

8. ShariRenee
10364.7

9. Plumiegirl
10329.6

10. uscdisneyteacher
8464.59


Such great people on this list, many who doSo much for the app. 😍😍 - secretagentangel  6888.4 #17 2:09PM
Yay! Thank you! - Song  2242.4 #74 8:50AM
Thanks for all of the  - ForeverNeverland  105.6 #3571 3:38PM
 Those are some   numbers.  - Ilovegoofy  68.3 #4319 4:22PM

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
13.9

2. Goofytom
7.53

3. teapotsandteacups
2.55

4. sheridanrabbit
1.7

5. DisneyMom13
1.38

6. Dolewhipped
1.02

7. mamabeam
0.62

8. DonaldRox
0.48

9. tnkrbell82
0.27

10. Moog
0.27

 

Yay @@Moog!!!! So great!  πŸ˜ - valj84DisneyDeppAddict  304.7 #926 6:28PM
You sweet thing!  You crack me up!  I'm merely an apprentice being schooled by @@Tom!! - Moog  96.6 #3717 11:33AM
πŸ‘‹β€οΈ - Tom  12560.7 #5 11:47AM
Wtg @@DisneyMakesMeSmile and @@Moog ;) - otilegna  2783.7 #52 7:41PM
A major compliment from someone who hands me my you know what every game, @@otilegna 😜!!! - Moog  96.6 #3717 8:05PM
Yay !!!  - otilegna  2783.7 #52 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  246.3 #1447 12:47AM
Invite  people  to play in the to 10 for the week. We don't  all play everyday but you'll  get your game finished.  - richiii3  1573.7 #114 10:45PM
Yay I made the list!!!!!!  - DayDreamsOfDisneyland  153.1 #2726 7:02PM
 YOU!!! Having fun playing!! - DisneyMom13  317.7 #849 5:01PM
Well done:-).  I'm enjoying playing your games.  Thank you. - beentoallbut1  924.3 #0 2:19AM

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