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Jul 17, 2013 12:01 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
 Best Post of the Day 7-17-13
Good Morning! This very special day in Disney history July 17th, 1955: Disneyland opens it's gates!

At 2:30pm, TV crews, & over 28,000 guests witness this historic event. The biggest telecast to date, ABC aired the festivities at 4:30pm pacific standard time.

To watch the complete ABC broadcast:
http://tinyurl.com/bol2p4g

The opening of the 160 acre park know as "Black Sunday" was and invitation only event. Guests included: Art Linkletter, Ronald Reagan, Bob Cummings, The Mouseketeers, Thurl Ravenscroft, Frank Sinatra, Jerry Lewis, Sammy Davis Jr., Danny Thomas, Eddie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds, California Governor Goodwin J. Knight, construction workers who worked on the park, studio workers, the press, and officials of company sponsors.

53 year old Walt Disney is introduced by the then actor, Ronald Reagan-
"And now, Walt Disney will step forward to read the dedication of Disneyland."

"To all who come to this happy place: welcome. Disneyland is your land. Here age relives fond memories of the past…and here youth may savor the challenge and promise of the future. Disneyland is dedicated to the ideals, the dreams and the hard facts which have created America…with the hope that it will be a source of joy and inspiration to al the world." Walt Disney

*Attractions, shops and restaurants available for the guests enjoyment:

Town Square:City Hall, Fire Department & Plaza Pavilion Restaurant

Main Street U.S.A.: Bank of America, Camera Center, Carnation Ice Cream Parlor, Coca-Cola Refreshment Corner, Emporium, Horse-Drawn Fire Wagon, Horse-Drawn Street Cars, Horse-Drawn Surreys, Main Street Cinema, Main Street Penny Arcade, Ruggles China and Glass house, Story Book Shop &
Santa Fe/ Disneylands Railroad (2 engines: number 1- C.K. Holliday & number 2- E.P. Ripley)

Adventureland: Jungle Cruise, (2 boats: Ganges Gal and Congo Queen)  & Red Wagon Inn

Forntierland: Chicken Plantation Restaurant, Davy Crockett Arcade, Frontier Trading Post, Golden Horseshoe Revue (at Slue Foot Sue's Golden Horseshoe Saloon), Mark Twain Steamboat, Mule Pack & the Stage Coaches

Fantasyland: Canal Boats of the World, King Arthur Carrousel, Mad Tea Party, Merlin's Magic Shop, Mr. Toad's Wild Ride, Peter Pans Flight & Snow White's Adventures

Tomorrowland: Autopia, Circarama USA (Showing the film A Tour of the West), Monsanto Hall of Chemistry, Space Station X-1

Opening day had it's fair share of mishaps, scalpers printed up thousands of counterfeited tickets, causing the park to be overcrowd which lead to problems such as: a food shortage and traffic jam! Temperatures soared into the 90s and women's high heels sank into softened asphalt; plumbing was a major issue as drinking fountains were turned off so that the park's toilets could work; and some of the rides malfunctioned. There was a gas leak in Fantasyland which caused the entire area to be closed to the public & even a piece of a window from the Mark Twain fell on the head of a State Senator!

The price of a ticket to enter Disneyland on opening day was $1. You had to spend from .10 cents to .35 cents for individual rides. On Oct. 11, 1955, a new system was implemented with ticket books costing $2.50.

Disneyland opened to the public the following day, a Monday, July 18th, 1955. On Sept. 8, 1955, after just seven weeks in operation, Elsa Marquez was Disneyland's one millionth guest. Clearly, Walt's idea of a park where children and parents could have fun together was, and has been, an asstounding success. His simple concept spawned Disney theme parks in Florida, Japan, France and Hong Kong, as well as other successful offshoots like The Disney Channel, the Disney Vacation Club, Disney Stores and the Disney Cruise Line.

Disneyland, like Disney himself, is an original. Close inspection of the elaborate workmanship, architecture and landscaping shows an attention to detail that make the park, when viewed as a whole, a true work of art.

*Were YOU there on opening day? Any stories you would be willing to share with us?
If you weren't, and could have been, what attraction would you have been most excited to see and why?

Happy 58th birthday Disneyland & thank you Walt Disney for persevering!

Thank you all for reading! Hope you enjoy this fabulous day! And for those enjoying the park today, maybe I'll see you there! ;)

Websites Referenced:
thisdayindisneyhistory.com
blog.silive.com
davelandweb.com
yesterland.com

Tagged in: Disney History  
I'm old, but DL is older than me! My first visit was when I was 5 or 6, 1963, I think. While i don't remember a lot of specifics about those early visits, moments do stick out: riding the boats, driving Autopia cars, the skyway, getting a balloon every trip, imagining I saw characters in Storybook Land, meeting James Garner and his daughter in line for the Matterhorn. DL obviously made an impression because as a child I made it a goal to work there one day (which I did!) and would give "tours" using a big DL map to my friends who didn't get to go. 50+ years of loving and appreciating the "Disney Way" has truly made my life better: from my work ethics, seeing the magic in every day things, opening that creative portion of my mind...and meeting some beautiful people who I love dearly. - Gia  802.0 #207 11:09AM
This gave me goosebumps! Chicken Plantation Restaurant in Frontierland, you say? That sounds interesting. I'll bet that's where inspiration came for the Plaza Inn's chicken dinner! I was not born yet for opening day, so was not there. How nice that construction workers were invited that first day! Being without water fountains must have been tough in the 90 degree heat! I plan to watch this video later. Perhaps in the car on our way to the happiest place on earth! We are heading down shortly!! I cannot wait to be there again and hope to make it there for the 2:30 celebration! Hope to see you there! Thank you. - MeridaFan  3527.5 #36 5:44AM
Shut. The. Front. Door! 😱You're coming down today?! SWEEEEET! ::does happy dance:: πŸ‘― What a fantastic surprise! Can't wait to see ya! Oh and thank YOU! So glad you liked the read! :)😘😘 - Duchess_SMK  5985.9 #15 8:05AM
I'm taking off work so I can come today too! I'll be there around 1pm and am having lunch at the Carnation Cafe. Hope to see you at the ceremony! - debbiev  981.2 #172 11:16AM
Thank you Duchess! My Father in Law was there opening day. He was 12 and went to a local church. Walt came to their church the week before opening and asked for a list of the kids with perfect Sunday School attendance, and He was one :). - hatgal76  441.9 #451 10:19AM
Awesome post! - Admin 8:05PM
Good morning! Don't you sleep? Can't wait to see you! - dimplesdanie  1236.7 #122 12:08AM
::giggles:: I was too excited about DL's birthday to sleep. I'm off to bed now. xx - Duchess_SMK  5985.9 #15 12:14AM
Sweet dreams doll 😴😴😴 - dimplesdanie  1236.7 #122 1:11AM
Great post as usual, ty! - Bunnie  466.3 #426 12:15AM
Awe! Glad you liked it! - Duchess_SMK  5985.9 #15 7:20AM
Thank you for another amazing history lesson! - Atora  2565.7 #45 12:25AM
My absolute pleasure! Thanks for letting me know you like these! ;) - Duchess_SMK  5985.9 #15 7:45AM
WOW awesome history. Thank u for sharing this with us. I like the feel of going back in time reading ur post. Thank u 😊 - iLOVELUCYnDISNEY  862.9 #193 12:25AM
Oh YAY! That was the direction I was going for. You made me smile SO big just now! Thank YOU! - Duchess_SMK  5985.9 #15 7:45AM
Yaay πŸ‘πŸ˜Š - iLOVELUCYnDISNEY  862.9 #193 9:39AM
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Ohhh look at you all fancy! :) - Duchess_SMK  5985.9 #15 8:03AM
༻ᎻÀᏒᏒÿ ✨✨ᎠαŽ₯ᎦNᎬᎩᏞαŽͺNᎠ✨✨ ᏰIrαΊ—αΈ§daΓΏΰΌΊ - MadameLeota  2582.4 #44 1:06AM
HI MadameLeota !!! Haven't seen you in ages! You coming out today?! - Duchess_SMK  5985.9 #15 8:06AM
******Hi SMK!☺I am going to try after work. Hopefully, I won't be too tired. - MadameLeota  2582.4 #44 10:17AM
😍😍😍weeeee! Hope I see ya! - Duchess_SMK  5985.9 #15 11:21AM
******Sorry @Duchess_SMK I am just too tired from workπŸ˜₯ I hope your having fun!πŸ˜‰ - MadameLeota  2582.4 #44 8:42PM
Happy 58th Disneyland!! - jacdanfan  8612.4 #5 4:56AM
πŸŽπŸŽ‰ - Duchess_SMK  5985.9 #15 11:22AM
πŸŽ‰Happy Birthday Disneyland! Wish I could be there to celebrate 58 magical years.πŸŽ‰ - SBsnowwhite  511.3 #378 5:06AM
I'll scream extra loud at the parade today in your honor. 😘 - Duchess_SMK  5985.9 #15 11:22AM
So detailed! Thank you ! I didn't go untill around 1962 .... - carminaire  669.4 #263 6:01AM
I worked pretty hard on this one. Thank YOU! - Duchess_SMK  5985.9 #15 11:23AM
Awesome post, Duchess! Thank you. Have a great time at the Parks! - ElectricMayhemMom  1073.1 #154 6:16AM
Thanks doll! We did! So tired! - Duchess_SMK  5985.9 #15 12:35AM
These are always great posts! Thank you! - TenSixths  173.6 #2251 6:22AM
Well gosh! Thanks!!! - Duchess_SMK  5985.9 #15 12:36AM
Amazing post and thank you for sharing. Have a fun filled day in the park today. Wish I could be there! 😘 - LaPearleNoir  1480.8 #99 6:23AM
Wish we were able to make it today! Thanks for the read! - starwarsmamma  561.6 #329 6:38AM
Thank you Duchess! My grandparents were there opening day and often after than. They were friends with some of the animators and had boxes of cells etc. They passed their love of Disney onto me (I lived with them for some years). - ShariRenee  6201.7 #14 6:54AM
On my way :) happy 58th πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰ - HakunaMatataJess  18.2 #7036 6:56AM
Thanks, Duchess! - antetr95  1738.9 #80 7:21AM
Thank you so much! :) - GheeButtersnaps  377.6 #551 7:40AM
I only wish I could be there today! Darn job and bills! See you on Friday! - disneygal  433.2 #461 7:51AM
Thank you. Your post is a tribute! - E-Ticket  1353.9 #111 7:55AM
Love it!! - Willierose  2158.4 #62 8:06AM
Super cool info - Dizkid  363.5 #580 8:14AM
That was an awesome read! Thanks, Duchess! Always love your posts, but especially this one as today is such a very special day in Disney history! - DisneyFan77  724.2 #236 8:34AM
Happy birthday DisneylandπŸŽ‰ - Linzee  1045.0 #162 8:36AM
What a rough start! Amazing how much it took to open it! I wish that I were there opening day- that would have been soo cool. Such great piece of American history! Thanks so much for the great read. - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  5258.0 #16 8:39AM
Right?! Thank you doll! 😘😘 - Duchess_SMK  5985.9 #15 9:23PM
Best post ever!!! This brought tears to my eyes and a smile to my face. Thank you so much for sharing this. Thank you to all the CM's past, present and future that continue to keep the dream alive and magical. - aprilinjune4  483.4 #400 8:50AM
I made you cry?! Oh no! Now I'm crying! Thanks for taking the time to let me know you enjoyed it! - Duchess_SMK  5985.9 #15 10:05AM
Thank you for your post ! The place where my family has the most awesome memories ! I'm pleased to wish DL a happy birthday !!! - jmza4  269.3 #31532 9:06AM
I'm watching it now....man everyone looked so well dressed and groomed!! Very cool video to watch while I work, thanks so much!! - MissMolly  1308.8 #112 9:33AM
And you can see the guy with the little monkey!! at about 9:30 mins in... - MissMolly  1308.8 #112 9:37AM
😱 Nice catch! I mised that! And yes! Loved the way people dressed back then! - Duchess_SMK  5985.9 #15 9:25PM
This is sooo cool!!! Thank you Duchess!!!! Can't wait to be there today and celebrate. Happy birthday Disneyland!!! - missariel33  2010.6 #68 9:41AM
This was incredible to read! Thank you for this post it was very informative and fun! Now I miss Disneyland even more! I live in Texas so it's not easy to go very often :( hopefully soon enough I will be there!! - diduarte  6.6 #13405 10:15AM
Great post! Thanks for all of your time and effort. Happy birthday Disneyland!!! - VanDisney  342.3 #642 10:16AM
Great read! Thanks for sharing, Duchess! - antetr95  1738.9 #80 10:18AM
Great overview of this special day. Walt truly built something that is the finist in all of the world and never duplicated. For all of you lucky ones in the park today, enjoy πŸ˜ƒ - polo33  64.4 #4097 10:36AM
Awesome reading material today! Thank you! - ElSuperRaton  4469.1 #22 10:54AM
Happy Birthday Disneyland!! Thanks so much Duchess, what a wonderful post of this amazing day! πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰ - MinnieMousewife  870.4 #189 11:12AM
Thank you , Duchess! Hope to see you there at the ceremony!! - debbiev  981.2 #172 11:16AM
It's days like this i really wish I could make it to the parks! Especially since it's my anniversary too! Happy Birthday Disneyland... may you continue to make dreams come true fro years to come. - Poisen_Ivy  271.1 #1073 11:51AM
Loved reading this today! - lotusflow3r  172.3 #2280 12:10PM
I always love watching and listening to the opening day ceremony, I will never, ever get tired of this historic event and how Disneyland has impacted my life, FOREVER! - markeymouse  271.0 #1074 12:10PM
What a great day! Thanks for posting the pic - ToyStoryAZ  5.8 #15027 12:34PM
Super cool ! And a big thanx to all your awesome posts . - snakeinmyboot40  394.0 #527 7:17PM
So glad you like em! :) thanks for tellin me! - Duchess_SMK  5985.9 #15 12:21AM
wow I actually have the YouTube video of that special day. thanks again for the wonderful content. - gonzofam  303.4 #822 9:05PM
You're welcome! And I posted the link if ya wanna watch now. :) - Duchess_SMK  5985.9 #15 12:20AM
Thank you - gonzofam  303.4 #822 10:56PM
Ok this has to be one of my favorite posts ever!! I can't imagine life without my beloved DL. When I grew up I left my childhood there and it is amazing to visit it and to remember what it feels like to be really young again. When I am there I make new memories with my kids and grandmini, I get moments with them where time stands still and it is all about us being together. I also get to remember each one of my grandparents and my incredible Disney dad. My first and most important thank-you goes to him, for taking me there and loving it in such a big way! Then to Uncle Walt, my Peter Pan, thank- you, I hope you really know what an amazing place you created and how loved you are. - adisneyfamily  864.8 #192 9:48PM
Wow. I haven't been here in a while, but I opened it up because it's The Birthday, saw this post, and burst into tears. The greatness that was about to happen with Disneyland, and they didn't even know what they had. Well, maybe Walt knew, but could he have imagined the scope of it? Then I get here to Duchess' great post going on and on about today, then everyone chiming in, and then all the thanking, full of people you don't hear from as much, except maybe on this day...because today matters. Today is the day, 58 years ago, when Walt put his faith in a dirt patch with bare rides and tiny trees, somehow knowing what it would become even through the challenges of its beginnings. That might be why my favorite character is the helmsman steering endlessly through the storm. He's not bored; he's relentless. Now I'm going to watch the Opening Day's video. Someone get me a towel! - coffeesnob  196.4 #1950 10:35PM
Thank you! You are always a font of information!!! - Boundin  606.3 #301 11:46PM
Great post! - CobbPR  7053.3 #8 11:49PM
My Dad was there! He said they had to wait a long time because Nixon was there(I think that's what he said.) - taffygrinch  24.7 #6032 12:46AM

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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 #497 10:21PM
Thanks! I'm glad you liked it! - Admin  10:46AM
Where can I find the book please?  - sarahsanch  6.8 #13052 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  337.6 #656 4:20PM
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Disneyland unFORECAST (BETA) is here! Top MouseWaiters giving you the rundown of what's happening at the Disneyland Resort. The unFORECAST now has its own page on the web www.unFORECAST.com

unFORECAST for the week of May 18, 2015

24 Hour Day this Friday, expect big crowds! Both Parks will close early this week to prepare for the kickoff of the 60th Anniversary Celebration. Should be quiet leading up to this Friday, and the weekend should be PACKED! Watch MouseWait for real-time Crowd Index updates. 

Have a great week! - Admin May 19, 2015 5:54PM



We have always noticed that Saturdays are better than Sundays! We always come on the weekend and say we want to leave at dinner time on Sunday, but always leave by 11-12 because there are so many people. We love Saturday!! - 1Princess3Princes  386.0 #538 5:39PM
I agree. I think it has to do with most passes being blocked - PoohSizedGuy  18.5 #6979 11:53PM
I love these posts!  I do have a question/request/suggestion...is there a way to only show the 3-4 most recent posts?  It's a lot to scroll through. @@Admin - TiggersAndTinks  123.5 #3034 5:08AM
I second this. The info is great to have, but it's too long.  - 1HitchhikingGhost  227.9 #1556 5:04PM
Thanks for these updates. I love them!  - Dizkid  363.5 #580 6:07PM
It's Dance the Magic this weekend-always adds to the crowds too!!! - TinkerSchelle  1522.6 #97 8:23PM
What is dance the magic?? - bks4lou  183.6 #2116 4:40PM
Dance studios sign up and dancers come and do a little "pre-parade" along the route. It's cute ;) - TinkerSchelle  1522.6 #97 1:05PM
@bks4lou sorry-I just saw this question ;) - TinkerSchelle  1522.6 #97 1:06PM
thank you. No worries. I just figured out how to find my old comments to see replies :)  - bks4lou  183.6 #2116 8:21PM
I'll sport my hotpants.  - Butterlina  1525.4 #96 11:54PM
This is always fun - MickeyLumboCM  1008.1 #169 4:21AM
we went when I was younger, had a BLAST! - Malefitiff  8.8 #10794 4:03PM

Our new Walt Disney World App for iOS is here! MagicSearch, upNEXT, new Lounge, and tons of other upgrades. Go get it here. You can see all of the new features and how tos here

thanks admin - Fantasmicfan1  1268.0 #118 9:42PM
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- Lilogirl1  98.4 #3480 4:26PM
Thanks! DW fans appreciate you! - LeighMouse  17.9 #0 7:58AM

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  3175.9 #38 8:38PM
Thank you for reading! - Admin  6:26PM
cant wait to read it - ebugsmama  16.3 #7444 10:32PM
- valj84DisneyAddict  132.6 #2895 7:01AM
Yours is much nicer than Mickeys - leopardditz2000  637.7 #285 7:34PM

Easily manage the social side of MouseWait for Disneyland and Disney World with our new mousetopia app for iOS. Post to the DL or WDW side, use your Stickers, and utilize our new MouseWait Messenger. Optimized for iOS 8 and the iPhone 6! See what's new here


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  1615.1 #92 4:48PM
Spent $490 on it the other day - CVDisneyland  386.6 #537 12:40PM
Thank you! - Admin  5:04PM
I didn't know about this. I'll do it next time I'm going to shop with Amazon! - melissameow  23.0 #6261 3:23AM
@otilegna - pikarich  3920.5 #27 9:34AM

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

1. Michael belated bay celebration
May 26, 2015 06:00pm

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


We have our weekly MW sticker meetup at La Brea bakery at 8 pm in Downtown Disney! Lots of fun for newcomers and all and a great way to meet new people! - secretagentangel  1497.6 #98 6:10PM
On Tuesday nights, duh!!!πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜© - secretagentangel  1497.6 #98 10:47PM
I'm gonna have a crowding meetup Presidents' Day weekend! Post to come!  - TinkerSchelle  1522.6 #97 5:42PM
I'll crowd with you  - LaPearleNoir  1480.8 #99 2:27PM
I ❀️ crowding meetups - bonedaddy909  1278.0 #117 12:29PM
Would love to come! - susanann  8.9 #10665 6:15PM
What day works best for you guys bonedaddy909 and susanann and LaPearleNoir? - TinkerSchelle  1522.6 #97 1:21PM
Any day Friday theough Monday works for me! - susanann  8.9 #10665 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  1278.0 #117 7:09PM
I heard there's a cool Winchester Mystery House meetup 😬 - adventurerEnDisneylandia {AED}  873.8 #187 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  681.0 #253 2:11PM
When is this race? - secretagentangel  1497.6 #98 6:15PM
The 5K is May 8th, 10K May 9th, and the Half is May 10th. - CoachDisney  66.5 #4052 2:43PM
I will for the 5k, will be there Thursday afternoon till Friday noon. - Sleepingbeautysmom  304.3 #817 8:17AM

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  1127.0 #141 6:41PM
I will announce the December tournament date this week. - Admin 11:58PM
Can't wait! - sawman911  670.5 #261 6:30PM
I have the app so if anyone wants to play a game with me :-) - nelcamp90  32.3 #5329 7:12PM
Just invited you to play - Goofytom  1127.0 #141 1:21PM
There should be a droid version of this. I. would love to play  - bryanjung1997  1.1 #65318 2:19PM

La Brea Bakery is the Official Restaurant of MouseWait! Thank you for supporting our partners. Join us Tuesdays 8pm at La Brea for Sticker Night. La Brea offers MouseWaiters a 15% discount during official MouseWait Meetups (Sticker Nights every Tuesday night, and other meetups that we announce in the Lounge).

Yay! Thanks for joining this awesome community! - simba77  311.9 #764 10:04PM
- luxkitty  2502.8 #48 3:11PM
i asked for MW meet up discount on 3/31 and nobody working knew what I was taLking about but they did give me an ap discount - MelodyMouse  4694.3 #21 4:22PM
Same thing last night - MisterRandom  321.8 #725 12:02PM
- Disneyland_man  131.7 #2909 10:13AM

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.

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13.62

3. DisneylandOrBust
9.92

4. Moog
2.57

5. Boundin
2.24

6. Lolabell4
2.18

7. Tom
1.62

8. DonaldRox
1.18

9. Dolewhipped
1.05

10. ames013
0.95

 

Yay @@Moog!!!! So great!  πŸ˜ - valj84DisneyAddict  132.6 #2895 6:28PM
You sweet thing!  You crack me up!  I'm merely an apprentice being schooled by @@Tom!! - Moog  36.5 #5068 11:33AM
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Wtg @DisneyMakesMeSmile and @@Moog ;) - otilegna  2158.1 #63 7:41PM
A major compliment from someone who hands me my you know what every game, @@otilegna 😜!!! - Moog  36.5 #5068 8:05PM
Yay !!!  - otilegna  2158.1 #63 9:42AM

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Of course, this is actually for the merry, merry month of May, I believe.  - MelodyMouse  4694.3 #21 3:41PM
Of course. Since I have only been here in May and I am on the list. - MisterRandom  321.8 #725 8:26AM

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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 #167 3:13PM
Got it! More than halfway thru it! It's a lot of fun!!!πŸ‘πŸ‘βœ¨βœ¨ - TinkerSchelle  1522.6 #97 10:53PM
- conant4  14.3 #8017 11:51AM
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 #16677 2:36AM


Hey I'm finally on this list πŸ˜„πŸ‘πŸŽ‰ - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4394.3 #23 10:39PM
Your always on the list!!! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚list of what I don't know😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝. Jk - Fantasmicfan1  1268.0 #118 12:34PM
Love seeing everyone's pictures from Disneyland !! I know, we always have a good time :) - Lyssa2012  196.1 #1957 11:22PM
i am so glad i got to experience it,  but did not have to go thru it! - MsTikiMermadam  304.3 #818 5:56AM
Thank you everyone that keeps me close to Disneyland through your wonder posts.  - PalousePrincess  12.3 #8729 1:19PM
Sweet, I have 3 on this list!!  - MisFit.Mouse  574.1 #324 2:52AM


 
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Yes it is!! Love you Disney!!!! - TikiPrincess  0.1 #0 9:00AM
I downloaded this a few months ago and love it ! Hope to use it more in the future too!  - secretagentangel  1497.6 #98 5:28PM
TimeJar! ✨ - TinkerSchelle  1522.6 #97 2:46AM
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TRIVILATOR 2.0 for iOS is here! We made it faster, easier to use, improved Random Games, fixed Push Notifications, added a Remove Ads option, new game packs, and we optmized it for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Get the complete run down on our new blog here. Get the new update in the App Store, or grab it here. Did you know you can play on the web or from any device via our web version? Tell your friends about the TRIVILATOR, and submit your questions so they (and you) can be featured inside the app. You can submit your questions here. Have fun!

- valj84DisneyAddict  132.6 #2895 12:58PM
Hi, @@valj84DisneyAddict Hope you are having a wonderful Easter 🐣Come play Trivilator with me! - Moog  36.5 #5068 3:00PM
Yes! A wonderful day!  Hope yours is great too!!! I will look for you on Trivilator. πŸ˜πŸ‘ - valj84DisneyAddict  132.6 #2895 3:27PM


 
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3. Tom
158.98

4. jacdanfan
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5. Psychguy
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@MelodyMouse! You are amazing! Wow wow wow!    - secretagentangel  1497.6 #98 5:00PM

Follow the new MouseWait Blog for updates, how-tos, tips, contests, and more! 

sisnt know there was one. Yay - TrueFromOzLovesDisney  469.3 #419 4:20PM

Get 100 Credits for staying at the Hojo Anaheim! Just fill out this form and we'll get the Credits added to your account. When you stay at the Hojo, you help us continue to improve MouseWait. Call their in house reservation number and remember to mention MouseWait--you will love everything about the Hojo!

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  205.4 #1844 1:26PM
What percentage saving are we looking at for being MouseWaiters? Is it better than a AAA discount.  - MoChuck  51.9 #4424 3:57PM
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Here are the Top 10 MouseWaiters of All-Time:

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15390.1

2. Dave
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3. Plumiegirl
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8612.44

6. goofygal
8357.28

7. uscdisneyteacher
7513.45

8. CobbPR
7053.31

9. BaseballMickey_CM
6963.02

10. Bullseye
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1. Coaster
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2. Dave
12645.8

3. Plumiegirl
8789.84

4. Tom
8739.19

5. jacdanfan
8612.44

6. goofygal
8357.28

7. uscdisneyteacher
7513.45

8. CobbPR
7053.31

9. BaseballMickey_CM
6963.02

10. Bullseye
6765.21


Wow... I got some catching up to do...lol - evilemohand  659.5 #269 8:47PM
Me too! - dsnyfrk28  49.9 #4497 10:06AM

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6. Stitch_Legacy
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7. Plumiegirl
4483

8. ElSuperRaton
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9. HandMeAChurroImmaFaint
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This list needs to be updated! Just saying😬 - MadameLeota  2582.4 #44 9:51PM

Here are the top 10 News Contributors:

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3. RickChavez
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4. ScooterMike
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6. caramiapoohAKAface
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12645.8

9. Duchess_SMK
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DISNEYLAND PARK:

Peter Pan closed through July 1
Innoventions closed March 31-September 30


DISNEY CALIFORNIA ADVENTURE:

Luigi's Flying Tires closed through Dec 1
 

Were visiting during the diamond celebration.  I'm so excited because all of our favorite rides will be open! - Dsc1983  16.2 #7478 10:53PM
Awesome! Can't wait! - PrincessDaisy  307.7 #802 8:33AM
Decembr 1st is the apprentice's birthday and we aren't doing an overnight this year. Ugh, let there be a special preview opening. - Lelundrial  560.0 #331 3:23PM
What are they doing with innoventions? - blubecca7  12.9 #8528 5:07PM

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