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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  6631.6 #23 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  325.0 #875 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  1090.9 #202 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  10879.1 #11 8:42AM
Well that woulda been fun! So much history in there! - Duchess_SMK  6631.6 #23 3:07PM
Oh and hello to both you and plumie! πŸ‘‹πŸ‘‹ - Duchess_SMK  6631.6 #23 3:07PM
Hi Duchess_SMK! - Plumiegirl  10879.1 #11 4:43PM
Thank you for this post. It's awesome. - Dottie-JP  173.7 #2492 8:33AM
You are very welcome! Glad you enjoyed it! 😘 - Duchess_SMK  6631.6 #23 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  891.0 #244 8:34AM
Oops...thanks so much for posting this!!! - DisneyGrandma  891.0 #244 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  6631.6 #23 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 #1255 8:37AM
Thanks for mentioning that, I forgot to add that Walt originally built the area To entertain special guests. :) - Duchess_SMK  6631.6 #23 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  404.6 #629 8:39AM
Agreed!!!! Classics never get "old" at DL! Glad you enjoyed the movie! - Duchess_SMK  6631.6 #23 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  4264.1 #43 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  6631.6 #23 3:14PM
I love this film, too. Husband tells me thats Steve Martin in it! - EastBaytoLA  1391.1 #150 9:10AM
πŸ””πŸ””πŸ”” someone knew the answer! Now, where exactly did he appear?! - Duchess_SMK  6631.6 #23 3:15PM
Juggling near the entrance. Check him out - he's rad. - EastBaytoLA  1391.1 #150 7:15PM
You said RAD too?! I like you already! πŸ‘πŸ˜πŸ˜˜ - Duchess_SMK  6631.6 #23 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 #150 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  6631.6 #23 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...rocks  1610.5 #127 9:14AM
πŸ˜‚ Dang! You were one talented baby! 😜 - Duchess_SMK  6631.6 #23 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 #123 9:21AM
Oh yes! I forgotten about the balcony seating! Thank you for mentioning that! :) - Duchess_SMK  6631.6 #23 3:17PM
That would have been amazing!!!! - PixiePirateMaid  355.6 #750 9:26AM
The vacation? Or seeing the gallery above pirates? ;) ((hugs)) hope you're having a great day! - Duchess_SMK  6631.6 #23 3:18PM
The vacation! Well and the gallery! - PixiePirateMaid  355.6 #750 5:56PM
πŸ˜‚ Agreed! - Duchess_SMK  6631.6 #23 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 #552 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  6631.6 #23 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  4264.1 #43 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  6631.6 #23 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  1092.7 #201 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  6631.6 #23 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  3490.8 #51 12:05PM
Really?! What a ka-winkie-dink!!! You're so very welcome!! 😘 - Duchess_SMK  6631.6 #23 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. - caramiapooh  4488.7 #40 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  6631.6 #23 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 #940 1:49PM
Oh awesome! So happy you enjoyed it! My sincere pleasure! - Duchess_SMK  6631.6 #23 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  693.7 #336 2:36PM
Landmarks of epic proportion! So glad you enjoyed it! - Duchess_SMK  6631.6 #23 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  453.6 #546 3:04PM
Awe! Yay! Is dad close?! Can you do that soon? - Duchess_SMK  6631.6 #23 8:42PM
Thanks Duchess! Guess who I went to visit today? :) - MissAmericaSings  453.6 #546 9:05PM
😍 Daddy?! Awe! This made me smile! Yay! - Duchess_SMK  6631.6 #23 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 #1482 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  6631.6 #23 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 #195 3:35PM
Awe how neat! - Duchess_SMK  6631.6 #23 8:43PM
CLASSIC!!!!!!! I want that lunch bagπŸ” - bonedaddy909  1945.9 #104 5:39PM
πŸ˜‚ You see lunch bags, interesting thing to notice. ;) - Duchess_SMK  6631.6 #23 8:44PM
This is great, we took my mother-in-law there every visit to Disneyland. Thank you for the information. - CabanaQueen  7.7 #14636 5:59PM
Awe that's great! You're welcome! :) - Duchess_SMK  6631.6 #23 8:45PM
I do not remember visiting the gallery there but what a great video. Thank you Duchess! - GrumpyPirateDad  1960.8 #101 6:07PM
You got it my grumpy pirate friend! 😊 - Duchess_SMK  6631.6 #23 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  340.1 #798 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  6631.6 #23 8:55PM
Awesome video Duchess! πŸ‘ - Sonja  7268.9 #20 9:24PM
How cool! - debbiereis  25.9 #6989 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  928.2 #236 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  9360.4 #12 12:13PM
This was awesome. Thank you for posting! - streetsweeper  529.7 #447 1:21PM
What Great history - gonzofam  303.5 #1009 12:38AM

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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  1256.6 #162 7:43PM
!! CongratsπŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ - SnowKitty  183.8 #2354 5:06PM
- BadVibeGirl  14.7 #9551 9:35PM
  Well done and congratulations.  Now I know how some people have so many stickers.  Keep up the good work:-) - beentoall  1496.6 #0 2:55AM
And they share - suzieq65  179.2 #2413 9:06PM
!!! And I thought working up to 73 credits was good lol - sunvalgifts  183.1 #2363 12:21PM
Great job - BadVibeGirl  14.7 #9551 6:51PM

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

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

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

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

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

MouseWait Meetups 2016
I spy Christmas in July! - FrankenWeenieVelinee  4816.0 #34 12:44PM
Looks like July 22! More to follow!  - secretagentangel  11912.7 #9 9:52PM
Really hoping to make it to Christmas in July - Melody_CM  35335.9 #2 11:12AM
- FrankenWeenieVelinee  4816.0 #34 11:55AM
I'll add post tonight!  - secretagentangel  11912.7 #9 3:18PM
At the tone pacific standard time will be 1215 and 00 seconds - pikaplaid  7711.6 #16 2:14PM
Just a reminder for the Rope Drop Meetup Saturday February 11th - Goofytom  4728.6 #38 9:10PM
Can't wait! πŸ˜€ - redsoxcarlos  5576.6 #26 6:20AM
I'll be there too!! - encinitasrunner  257.1 #1411 7:36PM
We'll be there!!  Can't wait! - AngiMouse  568.3 #407 6:38AM
Hooray redsoxcarlos, encinitasrunner, and AngiMouse  πŸ˜€πŸ‘πŸ» - DisneyDiane316  2667.5 #65 3:42PM
Yesss!!! ☺️ - misschurro  9360.4 #12 2:42PM
- FrankenWeenieVelinee  4816.0 #34 7:55PM

The Anaheim Majestic Garden Hotel is the Official Hotel of MouseWait! They are offering us some of the most affordable rates in Anaheim with a special MouseWait rate that gets you $15 off per night. Go here to see all available nights. It’s never been easier to find a quality room from a Disney Good Neighbor Hotel, at such a great price! For a limited time, we're giving away 2000 Credits for each night you stay, just email us with your reservation number and we will add the Credits to your account. 

You can also call the Anaheim Majestic Garden Hotel at 844-227-8535 and give them the promo code MOUSE (or tell them you're with MouseWait). 

Awesome  - Disneydollarpam  165.2 #2643 7:36AM
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HoJo still has the MouseWait Discount available.  Should that be? @Admin - Winnie111286  35365.3 #1 1:42PM


 
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  3144.0 #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  280.9 #1182 8:42AM
- RetroDisneyPins2002  66.3 #4526 8:08PM

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!

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

1. Winnie111286
9165

2. misschurro
7721

3. uscdisneyteacher
7423

4. pikaplaid
7158

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  1256.6 #162 8:06PM
This is so true, it never changes, what's up with that lol - itsmyglassslipper  761.1 #298 12:28PM
I know and I'm still on itπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - Plumiegirl  10879.1 #11 5:56PM
I thought it was just me. Lol. Someone needs to hit the refresh button. :) - DeadliestPassholder  448.9 #554 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  11912.7 #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  10879.1 #11 9:55PM

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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  4743.1 #36 11:41PM
This was helpful.. But I'm still having an issue posting to pics to the loungeπŸ˜‘ - 1Minnie58  7.9 #14400 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 #232 9:06AM
I never had that issue with the free version.  - Mouse28  946.2 #232 9:06AM
I had the same issues more so in the park  - Plumiegirl  10879.1 #11 5:42PM
Same here  - Melody_CM  35335.9 #2 7:57AM
And I can only load videos from the non platinum MW  - Plumiegirl  10879.1 #11 9:02PM

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  3044.2 #56 4:48PM
Spent $490 on it the other day - CVDisneyland  479.3 #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


 
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 #3638 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  11912.7 #9 9:06PM
Half of my points are from wait times.  - Goofytom  4728.6 #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  306.5 #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  88.0 #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 #232 9:26AM
You can do it! I did 100 in an evening Thursday! - redsoxcarlos  5576.6 #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  1090.6 #203 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  11912.7 #9 9:04PM

Here are the top 10 News Contributors:

1. BaseballMickey
8950.57

2. Stitch_Legacy
5143.49

3. RickChavez
3685.41

4. ScooterMike
1962.99

5. DLKenCA
3517.66

6. SPandEvLover
4843.72

7. secretagentangel
11912.7

8. caramiapooh
4488.7

9. IDVandalSkipperCM
2748.24

10. pikaplaid
7711.58



SEE TOP 50 NEWS CONTRIBUTORS

#Breaking news 🚨  This needs to be updated! - MadameLeota  4737.7 #37 3:40PM
Just a little...;) - ShariRenee  14469.1 #6 4:44PM
Okay, a little bit! Lol - MadameLeota  4737.7 #37 10:56PM
Not sure I understand the ranking here. Is this based on new math? Shouldn't the person with the most points be first? πŸ€” - redsoxcarlos  5576.6 #26 9:36PM
Based on new math! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ New math is #yuckporridge.  - SassafrasDavis  894.1 #243 11:29AM
It's based on News, not quality or points. Just posts that are labeled as news.  - phillip...rocks  1610.5 #127 8:15AM
Thanks phillip...rocks! Mystery solved! - redsoxcarlos  5576.6 #26 11:46AM
SassafrasDavis ' #yuckporridge' BAHAHAHA πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - misschurro  9360.4 #12 9:32PM
There are several people on here I have never even seen a post from.. is that normal?  - DarthFairy  1256.6 #162 6:11PM
They come in rarely (once last year for one, a couple on the others, one it's been awhile,  to be exact) but they still had the most news points so they're there till others add to their totals.  - secretagentangel  11912.7 #9 1:39PM
Yeah most of them are ex-mwrs - pikaplaid  7711.6 #16 8:10AM
I'm gonna go ahead and tag RickChavez! Because I like saying RickChavez! With an exclamation mark.  - phillip...rocks  1610.5 #127 9:41AM

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  11409.5 #10 8:38PM
Thank you for reading! - Admin  6:26PM
cant wait to read it - ebugsmama  19.6 #8126 10:32PM
Thank you! Can't wait to read itπŸ€“ - 1Minnie58  7.9 #14400 10:22PM
Thank you  - disneybob49  1308.3 #156 2:20PM

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 #3638 2:38PM
- RetroDisneyPins2002  66.3 #4526 6:35PM


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 #27 12:34PM
Fantasmicfan1 I just read that in the voice of Rodney Dangerfield from Back to School! - KennyV  1424.2 #141 3:48PM
Fantastic!! - Ilovegoofy  280.9 #1182 4:37PM
Note to self: When you see this comment a year from now, be sure to say something witty!!! - clawton  465.6 #532 9:03PM
- Grumpyfan  108.1 #3644 7:29PM

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!


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 #7955 10:53PM
Awesome! Can't wait! - PrincessDaisy_FU2Rcm  367.5 #704 8:33AM
@@@truk78 check this out - oreolovebug  125.3 #3283 8:24AM
Does anyone have any info on the Matterhorn reopening?  It makes me sad there is no official date yet! - AngiMouse  568.3 #407 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  2667.5 #65 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  139.9 #3042 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  139.9 #3042 6:14AM

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

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I use this every time I'm at the parks now and llove it!!!!  Thanks Admin - leopardditz2000  1299.3 #157 7:44PM
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