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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:

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?

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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  6605.0 #21 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  324.8 #844 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  1072.2 #193 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  10439.3 #9 8:42AM
Well that woulda been fun! So much history in there! - Duchess_SMK  6605.0 #21 3:07PM
Oh and hello to both you and plumie! πŸ‘‹πŸ‘‹ - Duchess_SMK  6605.0 #21 3:07PM
Hi Duchess_SMK! - Plumiegirl  10439.3 #9 4:43PM
Thank you for this post. It's awesome. - Dottie-JP  173.7 #2434 8:33AM
You are very welcome! Glad you enjoyed it! 😘 - Duchess_SMK  6605.0 #21 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  887.2 #231 8:34AM
Oops...thanks so much for posting this!!! - DisneyGrandma  887.2 #231 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  6605.0 #21 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 #1213 8:37AM
Thanks for mentioning that, I forgot to add that Walt originally built the area To entertain special guests. :) - Duchess_SMK  6605.0 #21 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  262.9 #1319 8:39AM
Agreed!!!! Classics never get "old" at DL! Glad you enjoyed the movie! - Duchess_SMK  6605.0 #21 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  4244.3 #40 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  6605.0 #21 3:14PM
I love this film, too. Husband tells me thats Steve Martin in it! - EastBaytoLA  1391.1 #141 9:10AM
πŸ””πŸ””πŸ”” someone knew the answer! Now, where exactly did he appear?! - Duchess_SMK  6605.0 #21 3:15PM
Juggling near the entrance. Check him out - he's rad. - EastBaytoLA  1391.1 #141 7:15PM
You said RAD too?! I like you already! πŸ‘πŸ˜πŸ˜˜ - Duchess_SMK  6605.0 #21 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  1391.1 #141 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  6605.0 #21 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...  1401.2 #140 9:14AM
πŸ˜‚ Dang! You were one talented baby! 😜 - Duchess_SMK  6605.0 #21 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 #116 9:21AM
Oh yes! I forgotten about the balcony seating! Thank you for mentioning that! :) - Duchess_SMK  6605.0 #21 3:17PM
That would have been amazing!!!! - PixiePirateMaid  355.6 #715 9:26AM
The vacation? Or seeing the gallery above pirates? ;) ((hugs)) hope you're having a great day! - Duchess_SMK  6605.0 #21 3:18PM
The vacation! Well and the gallery! - PixiePirateMaid  355.6 #715 5:56PM
πŸ˜‚ Agreed! - Duchess_SMK  6605.0 #21 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 #531 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  6605.0 #21 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  4244.3 #40 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  6605.0 #21 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  1004.1 #208 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  6605.0 #21 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  3486.9 #48 12:05PM
Really?! What a ka-winkie-dink!!! You're so very welcome!! 😘 - Duchess_SMK  6605.0 #21 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 #35 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  6605.0 #21 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 #904 1:49PM
Oh awesome! So happy you enjoyed it! My sincere pleasure! - Duchess_SMK  6605.0 #21 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  683.4 #322 2:36PM
Landmarks of epic proportion! So glad you enjoyed it! - Duchess_SMK  6605.0 #21 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  442.0 #538 3:04PM
Awe! Yay! Is dad close?! Can you do that soon? - Duchess_SMK  6605.0 #21 8:42PM
Thanks Duchess! Guess who I went to visit today? :) - MissAmericaSings  442.0 #538 9:05PM
😍 Daddy?! Awe! This made me smile! Yay! - Duchess_SMK  6605.0 #21 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 #1436 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  6605.0 #21 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 #179 3:35PM
Awe how neat! - Duchess_SMK  6605.0 #21 8:43PM
CLASSIC!!!!!!! I want that lunch bagπŸ” - bonedaddy909  1759.5 #107 5:39PM
πŸ˜‚ You see lunch bags, interesting thing to notice. ;) - Duchess_SMK  6605.0 #21 8:44PM
This is great, we took my mother-in-law there every visit to Disneyland. Thank you for the information. - CabanaQueen  7.7 #14099 5:59PM
Awe that's great! You're welcome! :) - Duchess_SMK  6605.0 #21 8:45PM
I do not remember visiting the gallery there but what a great video. Thank you Duchess! - GrumpyPirateDad  1960.8 #95 6:07PM
You got it my grumpy pirate friend! 😊 - Duchess_SMK  6605.0 #21 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  323.9 #848 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  6605.0 #21 8:55PM
Awesome video Duchess! πŸ‘ - Sonja  7151.8 #17 9:24PM
How cool! - debbiereis  25.9 #6811 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  923.7 #220 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  7996.5 #14 12:13PM
This was awesome. Thank you for posting! - streetsweeper  529.7 #437 1:21PM
What Great history - gonzofam  303.5 #966 12:38AM

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10. YoPirate



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  89.8 #3904 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  8879.7 #11 9:06PM
Half of my points are from wait times.  - Goofytom  3152.6 #49 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  1185.6 #167 7:07AM
Pretty much all my points are from wait times  - kimo  271.1 #1238 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  66.8 #4442 10:10AM
Hey! I'm in the top 10 for once haha! πŸ˜ŽπŸ‘πŸ» - DisneyDiane316  993.7 #210 9:37AM
Nice job DisneyDiane316 - miadawn128  183.7 #2306 7:04AM
Winnie is killin it - DarthFairy  754.1 #288 9:27PM


1. Winnie111286

2. Melody_CM

3. SorcererD91

4. jacdanfan

5. teapotsandteacups

6. grumpypapa

7. goofygal

8. Tom

9. secretagentangel

10. YoPirate


I love Disneyland! - Melody_CM  24646.0 #3 11:30PM
Me too - LaPearleNoir  2645.7 #58 1:11PM
Yes, yes. I know you do.  - crazyfriends  35.4 #5822 2:03AM
Who doesn't love Disneyland???  Happiest place on earth.  :) - Disneylanddad702  467.2 #508 2:38PM
Wow I've never made a list before. Thanks - disneybob49  1165.1 #172 9:59AM
How am I #1? Wait times and posting to the lounge the last 3 days? Awesome!! I love Mousewait! πŸ˜€ - sheridanrabbit  739.8 #295 7:05PM
I left a week ago and I'm still #2 on the list!! YAY!! πŸ˜€ - sheridanrabbit  739.8 #295 6:22PM

See what Kate can do for you, and experience Disneyland like a VIP! Get your own Virtual Plaid in the App Store today, it's FREE! http://apple.co/1WL7y9I

- RetroDisneyPins2002  43.7 #5314 8:01AM
- CT4625  110.5 #3543 8:30PM
Now that looks like a good service. - MoChuck  159.8 #2666 11:24AM
I use this every time I'm at the parks now and llove it!!!!  Thanks Admin - leopardditz2000  1260.0 #152 7:44PM

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Oh how we miss you MSEP... 😩😩😩 - DisneyBallers  57.3 #4732 10:05PM
what is MSEP? - markchop  99.4 #3740 9:35PM
Main Street Electrical Parade - sawman911  3930.4 #44 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  43.7 #5314 1:35PM
!!! - DisneyMom13  361.9 #694 7:43PM
!!!! That is soooo cool!!! - dizzneyfan  1114.9 #180 8:06AM
Nice pic!πŸ“· - Stitchcrazy62622  22.6 #7314 10:18PM
Awesome!! - stanvoodoo  54.6 #4836 7:25PM

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  3152.6 #49 6:41PM
Yes, 1 question every 24 hrs was difficult to stick with.  - DisneyMom13  361.9 #694 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  361.9 #694 6:34PM
I will announce the December tournament date this week. - Admin 11:58PM
Can't wait! - sawman911  3930.4 #44 6:30PM
Still waiting. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - MeridaFan  4244.3 #40 12:59PM
I end up deleting games while in progress due to opponents leaving me hanging FOR-EH-VER!!! - MommyandBash  433.7 #550 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  1763.8 #106 2:20PM
Any chance of this coming to Android? - dsnylnd4me  370.4 #664 12:08PM

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  504.8 #461 12:29PM
I Loved across the street once. - nitromouse  300.6 #994 10:55PM
πŸ˜‚ - TinyDancerTay  674.1 #331 12:03AM
I love across the street, for a week, two or three times a year.  - crazyfriends  35.4 #5822 4:42PM

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  2534.3 #65 8:03PM
Will there be a 3 and when? - menifeemom  229.2 #1707 7:31PM
I really enjoyed reading them. I think I need to do a re read of them plus the Voyagers series. - arianwenmcb  243.3 #1525 12:45PM
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  132.4 #3118 8:42AM

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  9012.2 #10 8:38PM
Thank you for reading! - Admin  6:26PM
cant wait to read it - ebugsmama  19.6 #7888 10:32PM
Thank you! Can't wait to read itπŸ€“ - 1Minnie58  7.9 #13879 10:22PM
Thank you  - disneybob49  1165.1 #172 2:20PM

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

Iam new to this love reading the post and looking at the pictures   - Disneydollarpam  93.0 #3844 9:01AM
- DisneyMom13  361.9 #694 10:32AM
 to  - DisneyHeidi09  302.7 #972 5:18PM
 Always taking care of us... we love u Admin!!!  - calidream1  398.0 #614 7:05PM
Welcome. Enjoy your Disney day. - mrsccc2  16.4 #8702 3:11PM
 and  - vellybelly  13.5 #0 10:47PM

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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

2. teapotsandteacups

3. jacdanfan

4. leopardditz2000


6. disneygrandma1

7. Melody_CM

8. DisneyGrandma

9. debbiev

10. teach67


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  754.1 #288 7:43PM
!! CongratsπŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ - SnowKitty  118.2 #3381 5:06PM
  Well done and congratulations.  Now I know how some people have so many stickers.  Keep up the good work:-) - beentoall  1335.0 #0 2:55AM
And they share - suzieq65  158.7 #2685 9:06PM
I finally made a list besides wait times.wait times has become almost impossible with the crowds,reception blows.but thank you for all you do@@@@Admin - DarthFairy  754.1 #288 7:43PM
!! CongratsπŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ - SnowKitty  118.2 #3381 5:06PM
!!! And I thought working up to 73 credits was good lol - sunvalgifts  171.7 #2476 12:21PM

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

- LaPearleNoir  2645.7 #58 7:22PM
- teapotsandteacups  2311.6 #75 3:50PM
- sunvalgifts  171.7 #2476 3:10PM
- SnowKitty  118.2 #3381 8:03PM


Splash Mountain REOPENS NOV 4
The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh REOPENS NOV 4
it's a small world REOPENS NOV 10
Hungry Bear Restaurant REOPENS NOV 4
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



Were visiting during the diamond celebration.  I'm so excited because all of our favorite rides will be open! - Dsc1983  20.3 #7722 10:53PM
Awesome! Can't wait! - PrincessDaisy_FU2Rcm  362.0 #691 8:33AM
Silly symphony swings are open. We went on them today (for the first time)!  - DisneyDiane316  993.7 #210 6:50PM
See @teapotsandteacups post today...  Says reopens Sept 9!  Thank you! - Dianat710  88.3 #3940 8:05PM
It opened today! Line was way too long for me so I shall try another day😒 - DarthFairy  754.1 #288 9:09PM

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

1. Winnie111286

2. uscdisneyteacher

3. CobbPR

4. misschurro

5. Dave

6. pikarich

7. BaseballMickey

8. Plumiegirl

9. Duchess_SMK

10. Stitch_Legacy


This list needs to be updated! Just saying😬 - MadameLeota  4678.6 #32 9:51PM
is this just a standing thing? Never changes? - DarthFairy  754.1 #288 8:06PM
This is so true, it never changes, what's up with that lol - itsmyglassslipper  577.7 #390 12:28PM
I know and I'm still on itπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - Plumiegirl  10439.3 #9 5:56PM
I thought it was just me. Lol. Someone needs to hit the refresh button. :) - DeadliestPassholder  399.3 #612 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  8879.7 #11 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  10439.3 #9 9:55PM

Download VOYAGEERS to your device today! Discover the VOYAGEERS Society, and the magical Main Street Realm in this action packed adventure for kids of ALL ages! Also available on iBooks and Kobo. Follow the VOYAGEERS on Facebook for more info and behind the scenes exclusives.

Like normal I am late to the party. Reading it now - Tealtownfan  1152.2 #174 3:13PM
Got it! More than halfway thru it! It's a lot of fun!!!πŸ‘πŸ‘βœ¨βœ¨ - TinkerSchelle  2101.4 #84 10:53PM
Weeeeee - MommyandBash  433.7 #550 10:29PM
Just got a kindle so as soon as I figure out how to work it I'll be buying it. πŸ˜‰ - varela2892  89.8 #3904 2:38PM

Here are the top 10 News Contributors:

1. BaseballMickey

2. Stitch_Legacy

3. RickChavez

4. ScooterMike

5. SPandEvLover

6. caramiapoohluvsbb8

7. DLKenCA

8. IDVandalSkipperCM

9. Dave

10. LilSterner


#Breaking news 🚨  This needs to be updated! - MadameLeota  4678.6 #32 3:40PM
Just a little...;) - ShariRenee  12238.9 #8 4:44PM
Okay, a little bit! Lol - MadameLeota  4678.6 #32 10:56PM

Deadliest Cast Member Season One & Two + VOYAGEERS Multiplaner & Great Storyteller are both available to read on Kindle Unlimited! You can sign up for a free 30 day trial of Kindle Unlimited and read all four books at no charge! Go here to access the books on Amazon. Thanks for your support! 

We want more books - sctoaonk75  297.5 #1010 7:42PM
- MommyandBash  433.7 #550 4:52PM
We want more books - sctoaonk75  297.5 #1010 7:42PM
- sunvalgifts  171.7 #2476 12:55PM

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  2068.6 #89 4:48PM
Spent $490 on it the other day - CVDisneyland  460.3 #516 12:40PM
Thank you! - Admin  5:04PM
Yay! Using this today I always forget to buy through the mw link . Bump for more people to use.  - mozbaby  148.9 #2840 7:16AM
Christmas is coming soon, so those of you who shop on Amazon, please use the link above. So nice to help out our friends who run the MouseWait ap! Thank you very much for all you do @@Admin ! ☺️ - DisneyDiane316  993.7 #210 8:23AM

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When you support our Platinum Partner Hotels, you help us to improve MouseWait. Both hotels are run by the best management team in the business, and you won't get better service anywhere else!

Credits have been applied to everyone's account as of today! - Admin 11:40AM
I just called them to price out our potential trip in June. Chris was so nice and the MW savings are phenomenal! Still waiting on work vacation approval to reserve the room!  - HNL2SFO  296.3 #1018 1:26PM
What percentage saving are we looking at for being MouseWaiters? Is it better than a AAA discount.  - MoChuck  159.8 #2666 3:57PM
I sent you emails and support requests for my last 2 stays in May and June. I would appreciate it if you could check on them and let me know if I need to send you any additional info, please let me know. Thanks for your help @@@@@@@@@Admin - Winnie111286  25399.3 #1 10:51AM
You are awesome.  Thanks Admin - Winnie111286  25399.3 #1 1:28PM
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