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Jul 11, 2013 7:54 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
 Best Post of the Day 7-11-13
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  6041.0 #15 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  308.6 #801 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  881.4 #187 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  8973.3 #4 8:42AM
Well that woulda been fun! So much history in there! - Duchess_SMK  6041.0 #15 3:07PM
Oh and hello to both you and plumie! πŸ‘‹πŸ‘‹ - Duchess_SMK  6041.0 #15 3:07PM
Hi Duchess_SMK! - Plumiegirl  8973.3 #4 4:43PM
Thank you for this post. It's awesome. - Dottie-JP  173.7 #2261 8:33AM
You are very welcome! Glad you enjoyed it! 😘 - Duchess_SMK  6041.0 #15 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  861.8 #197 8:34AM
Oops...thanks so much for posting this!!! - DisneyGrandma  861.8 #197 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  6041.0 #15 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  263.4 #1156 8:37AM
Thanks for mentioning that, I forgot to add that Walt originally built the area To entertain special guests. :) - Duchess_SMK  6041.0 #15 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  126.8 #2990 8:39AM
Agreed!!!! Classics never get "old" at DL! Glad you enjoyed the movie! - Duchess_SMK  6041.0 #15 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  3549.6 #36 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  6041.0 #15 3:14PM
I love this film, too. Husband tells me thats Steve Martin in it! - EastBaytoLA  815.0 #206 9:10AM
πŸ””πŸ””πŸ”” someone knew the answer! Now, where exactly did he appear?! - Duchess_SMK  6041.0 #15 3:15PM
Juggling near the entrance. Check him out - he's rad. - EastBaytoLA  815.0 #206 7:15PM
You said RAD too?! I like you already! πŸ‘πŸ˜πŸ˜˜ - Duchess_SMK  6041.0 #15 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  815.0 #206 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  6041.0 #15 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 - philliprocks  1152.9 #141 9:14AM
πŸ˜‚ Dang! You were one talented baby! 😜 - Duchess_SMK  6041.0 #15 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 #94 9:21AM
Oh yes! I forgotten about the balcony seating! Thank you for mentioning that! :) - Duchess_SMK  6041.0 #15 3:17PM
That would have been amazing!!!! - PixiePirateMaid  330.6 #693 9:26AM
The vacation? Or seeing the gallery above pirates? ;) ((hugs)) hope you're having a great day! - Duchess_SMK  6041.0 #15 3:18PM
The vacation! Well and the gallery! - PixiePirateMaid  330.6 #693 5:56PM
πŸ˜‚ Agreed! - Duchess_SMK  6041.0 #15 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 #452 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  6041.0 #15 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  3549.6 #36 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  6041.0 #15 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  865.4 #196 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  6041.0 #15 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! - MrsSchnooks  3112.3 #40 12:05PM
Really?! What a ka-winkie-dink!!! You're so very welcome!! 😘 - Duchess_SMK  6041.0 #15 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. - caramiapoohAKAface  3832.7 #31 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  6041.0 #15 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  304.3 #828 1:49PM
Oh awesome! So happy you enjoyed it! My sincere pleasure! - Duchess_SMK  6041.0 #15 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  437.3 #462 2:36PM
Landmarks of epic proportion! So glad you enjoyed it! - Duchess_SMK  6041.0 #15 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  384.3 #547 3:04PM
Awe! Yay! Is dad close?! Can you do that soon? - Duchess_SMK  6041.0 #15 8:42PM
Thanks Duchess! Guess who I went to visit today? :) - MissAmericaSings  384.3 #547 9:05PM
😍 Daddy?! Awe! This made me smile! Yay! - Duchess_SMK  6041.0 #15 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 #1280 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  6041.0 #15 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  1114.5 #148 3:35PM
Awe how neat! - Duchess_SMK  6041.0 #15 8:43PM
CLASSIC!!!!!!! I want that lunch bagπŸ” - bonedaddy909  1327.3 #113 5:39PM
πŸ˜‚ You see lunch bags, interesting thing to notice. ;) - Duchess_SMK  6041.0 #15 8:44PM
This is great, we took my mother-in-law there every visit to Disneyland. Thank you for the information. - CabanaQueen  7.7 #12085 5:59PM
Awe that's great! You're welcome! :) - Duchess_SMK  6041.0 #15 8:45PM
I do not remember visiting the gallery there but what a great video. Thank you Duchess! - GrumpyPirateDad  1845.8 #78 6:07PM
You got it my grumpy pirate friend! 😊 - Duchess_SMK  6041.0 #15 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  309.9 #793 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  6041.0 #15 8:55PM
Awesome video Duchess! πŸ‘ - Sonja  6746.0 #11 9:24PM
How cool! - debbiereis  25.9 #5961 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  884.3 #185 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 - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  5407.7 #17 12:13PM
This was awesome. Thank you for posting! - streetsweeper  517.5 #376 1:21PM
What Great history - gonzofam  303.4 #832 12:38AM

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6. goofygal
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7. uscdisneyteacher
7533.48

8. CobbPR
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9. BaseballMickey_CM
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Read Episode One of Deadliest Cast Member FREE on Amazon and iTunes!

I downloaded this before a very long road trip, and it kept me entertained the whole time (well, except when I was taking my turn at the wheel, safety first!).  - Geekery  409.4 #503 10:21PM
Thanks! I'm glad you liked it! - Admin  10:46AM
Where can I find the book please?  - sarahsanch  6.8 #13241 1:03PM
Just got it! Can't stop reading it. I am already starting chaper 16. Love how all the details of DL are woven into the story. - Tiggerific  340.9 #654 4:20PM
Glad you like it! Season Two is coming in a few weeks! - Admin  11:52PM
When is # 3 coming out? I can't wait!! I read the others way toooooo fast. Loved them. - Popcorn  5.6 #15722 5:40PM
I've read seasons 1 and 2.  Can't wait for season 3! - eeyore4me  0.6 #73362 1:08PM

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Can you get a discount on annual passes too? - DeeDeeMouse  246.1 #1328 9:59PM
It says discount not available ... Maybe I'm doing it wrong? - gedi0614  19.9 #6810 12:13AM

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

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2. uscdisneyteacher
5880

3. BaseballMickey_CM
5434

4. Dave
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5. Duchess_SMK
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6. Stitch_Legacy
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8. HandMeAChurroImmaFaint
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9. ElSuperRaton
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10. pikarich
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This list needs to be updated! Just saying😬 - MadameLeota  2847.5 #41 9:51PM
FINALLY!  Thank you!  - MadameLeota  2847.5 #41 2:34PM


 
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2. jacdanfan
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3. goofygal
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4. JPatDL
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5. DisneyDrea
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6. mikelandreth
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7. CobbPR
24.6

8. bonedaddy909
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9. Coaster
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I buy pretty much everything on Amazon. Nice to know MW can get a little piece of that! - MellyMelBB  65.0 #4115 12:06AM

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  3196.6 #38 8:38PM
Thank you for reading! - Admin  6:26PM
cant wait to read it - ebugsmama  17.8 #7230 10:32PM
Yours is much nicer than Mickeys - leopardditz2000  690.1 #259 7:34PM
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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
6.89

2. Goofytom
3.1

3. mamabeam
1.4

4. MHN15
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5. Dolewhipped
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6. DisneylandOrBust
0.25

7. Tom
0.15

8. richiii3
0.14

9. SteveH
0.11

10. Rizzobee28
0.1

 

Yay @@Moog!!!! So great!  πŸ˜ - valj84DisneyAddict  170.9 #2313 6:28PM
You sweet thing!  You crack me up!  I'm merely an apprentice being schooled by @@Tom!! - Moog  43.4 #4773 11:33AM
πŸ‘‹β€οΈ - Tom  8988.2 #3 11:47AM
Wtg @DisneyMakesMeSmile and @@Moog ;) - otilegna  2171.0 #64 7:41PM
A major compliment from someone who hands me my you know what every game, @@otilegna 😜!!! - Moog  43.4 #4773 8:05PM
Yay !!!  - otilegna  2171.0 #64 9:42AM
Yay I'm on the list!! First top 10 list I've ever made :) - TiggerBelle  473.9 #418 10:40AM
Probably just jinxed myself lol - TiggerBelle  473.9 #418 10:41AM
First thing I've ever been on too! ☺️ add me for a game so we can keep it up πŸ˜‰ haha - ames013  100.9 #3472 10:37AM

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  1015.5 #168 3:13PM
Got it! More than halfway thru it! It's a lot of fun!!!πŸ‘πŸ‘βœ¨βœ¨ - TinkerSchelle  1679.9 #92 10:53PM
There are 100's of people standing at bag check. Lines backed up to La Brea Bakery. They've stopped people here to herd over people already in DCA over to DL. And, we see 100's of those folks standing at the gates.  - thompsonsyl  5.2 #16919 2:36AM
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Here are the upcoming MouseWait Events. You can post your event on mobile here, and on the web here. Thanks!

1. Lake Tahoe Summer Meetup
Aug 01, 2015 09:30am


I'm gonna have a crowding meetup Presidents' Day weekend! Post to come!  - TinkerSchelle  1679.9 #92 5:42PM
I'll crowd with you  - LaPearleNoir  1569.7 #97 2:27PM
I ❀️ crowding meetups - bonedaddy909  1327.3 #113 12:29PM
Would love to come! - susanann  8.9 #10806 6:15PM
What day works best for you guys bonedaddy909 and susanann and LaPearleNoir? - TinkerSchelle  1679.9 #92 1:21PM
Any day Friday theough Monday works for me! - susanann  8.9 #10806 2:12PM
Friday thru Sunday for UsπŸ˜ƒ.....Wait a minute😳what the heck is a crowding meetup and what would we be crowding into??πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - bonedaddy909  1327.3 #113 7:09PM
We have our weekly MW sticker meetup at La Brea bakery at 4 pm in Downtown Disney! Lots of fun for newcomers and all and a great way to meet new people! Then we go to the MW spot we've held in DL to watch PTN and fireworks! Everyone is welcome! - secretagentangel  1698.7 #88 6:10PM
On Tuesday nights, duh!!!πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜© - secretagentangel  1698.7 #88 10:47PM
Thank You - suzieq65  39.4 #4945 6:20PM
We will be there in November - makeitbluesaysmerriwether  31.9 #5408 9:58AM
I heard there's a cool Winchester Mystery House meetup 😬 - adventurerEnDisneylandia {AED}  966.3 #175 7:17PM
Any MW Tinkerbell half marathon weekend runners interested in a photo op meet-up/s before one or all 3 of the races??Β  - Romec123aKaSmartyPants  697.4 #253 2:11PM
When is this race? - secretagentangel  1698.7 #88 6:15PM
The 5K is May 8th, 10K May 9th, and the Half is May 10th. - CoachDisney  79.0 #3816 2:43PM
I will for the 5k, will be there Thursday afternoon till Friday noon. - Sleepingbeautysmom  305.0 #824 8:17AM

Here are the overall MouseRank leaders for the past 6 months:

May 2015: MelodyMouse 679.4
April 2015: Fantasmicfan1 466.89
March 2015: HARR_E 423.38
February 2015: Winnie111286 364.36
January 2015: ShariRenee 408.65
December 2014: MelodyMouse 365.77
 

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1. jacdanfan
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2. iLOVELUCYnDISNEY
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3. secretagentangel
52300

4. MeridaFan
41630

5. MelodyMouse
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6. DisneyGrandma
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7. cmtahm
35650

8. debbiev
34750

9. leopardditz2000
34500

10. MinnieMyLove
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  Well done and congratulations.  Now I know how some people have so many stickers.  Keep up the good work:-) - beentoall  9.4 #0 2:55AM

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6. caramiapoohAKAface
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7. IDVandalSkipperCM
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8. Dave
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9. Duchess_SMK
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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

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  1155.7 #139 6:41PM
I will announce the December tournament date this week. - Admin 11:58PM
Can't wait! - sawman911  670.6 #273 6:30PM
There should be a droid version of this. I. would love to play  - bryanjung1997  1.1 #65716 2:19PM
I end up deleting games while in progress due to opponents leaving me hanging FOR-EH-VER!!! - MommyandBash  106.2 #3393 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  667.7 #276 2:20PM

Here are the recent wait time leaders:

May: MelodyMouse 640.08
April: WARLOCK 228.33
March: HARR_E 290.27
February: jacdanfan 251.32
January: ShariRenee 246.23
December: MelodyMouse 303.05
November: MelodyMouse 410.98
October: jacdanfan 189.98

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TOP 5 THINGS to do this week at the Disneyland Resort:

1. Watch the new "Paint the Night" parade 8:50 and 11pm nightly.

2. Watch the new "Disneyland Forever" Fireworks show at 9:30pm nightly.

3. See the new "World of Color" 9pm and 10:15pm nightly.

4. Try to find a "Made with Magic" wand or paintbrush which allow you to interact with select Disney experiences and merchandise. 

5. Look for the Word of the Day displayed outside of the theme park entrances (or in the MouseWait Lounge) and text the word between 7am and 10:59am Pacific to the shortcode listed on the sign. You must be at the Disneyland Resort to enter. If you win, you will be notified around 11am via text or phone. For more info go here

And don't forget about Food! Check out our real-time Food blog to see what's new at the Resort. POST YOUR IDEAS BELOW and they could make the weekly top 5!

Come to our la  Brea sticker meetup which starts early at 4 pm then come join MWers to watch PTN and Fireworks too!  - secretagentangel  1698.7 #88 11:59PM
was bummed i did not make it two weeks ago,  see you in aug! - MsTikiMermadam  334.1 #676 6:41PM
Checkβœ”οΈfinally completed the list! I think my favorite is the new fireworks shows!!! Gives me goosebumps and brings on the happy cry.  - MinnieMyLove  189.8 #2040 9:00AM
I just need WOC - gedi0614  19.9 #6810 1:11AM
Me too! - MellyMelBB  65.0 #4115 9:26AM
Try one or more of the new Diamond desserts! - MsTikiMermadam  334.1 #676 6:40PM

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