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Jul 26, 2013 9:34 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Good morning and TGIF! This day in Disney history, July 26th, 1955: LOOK magazine features Walt Disney and actor Fess Parker, dressed as Davy Crockett, on the cover.

The cover promises stories about Walt, Davy and Disneyland. Oh, and the truth about the Salk polio vaccine, and a new diet, as if the subjects seemed to go together?

I particularly enjoyed reading the eight page article about Walt, which starts on page 29 written by Arthur Gordon. He talks about Walts passion for Disneyland; his endless optimism, family life, stories from his upbringing, the development of Oswald, Mortimer, Mickey & even how he met Lillian….

"When Walt's position in Kansas City became desperate, he borrowed a camera, went around taking pictures of babies until he had a little cash. Then he bought a ticket to Los Angeles to join Roy, who was trying to make a living selling vacuum cleaners. With $500 of borrowed capital, the brothers rented the back end of a real-estate office for $5 a month and started turning out a series of shorts for a distributor in New York.

 They hired two girls to help them, at $15 a week. one of the girls, Lillian Bounds, found this pittance so small that sometimes she did not even bother to cash her paycheck. This endeared her greatly to Roy, who was handling such finances as there were. He kept urging Walt to use his charm to persuade the lady to cash even fewer checks. Walt was willing-and in the process fell in love with Lilly and married her."

How cute is THAT?!

Another favorite excerpt? Sure, twist my arm….This was after Walt and Roy had just shown Steam Boat Willie to it's first audience (Their wives), while they blew whistles, horns and banged tin cans behind them.

"How was that? "How was what?" said the wives, who, knowing their husbands were crazy anyway, had thought it best to disregard the noise.
 Despite callous reception, Walt got a mortgage on his house, talked Roy into mortgaging his house too and raised enjoy money for synchronization. All told, Steamboat Willie cost the terrifying sum of $1,200; even Walt's cherished Moon roadster had to be converted to cash. But this was the turning point. Almost overnight, the man-made mouse became an international celebrity. From then on, Disney was a mouse-made man. Even today, out of all his creations, Mickey is closest to Walt's heart. When he wants to hour someone signally, he sends them a "mouse car", a statuette of Mickey the is Disney's equivalent of an Academy Award."

To read the the rest of the article about Walt:

http://tinyurl.com/knwa2fa  
http://tinyurl.com/nyaqcx8
http://tinyurl.com/khdjrc4
http://tinyurl.com/mgqtoo3
http://tinyurl.com/k7nypgk

Page 36 is where you'll read about Davy Crockett. Fess Parker really seemed like a neat man. In my opinion, a real American Icon!

Davy Crockett captivated millions of young viewers. His portrayal of the character had them hooked on frontier adventure, coonskin caps and Indian wars. There was somewhat of a "Davy-mania" happening this year which translated into Davy merchandise such as; clothes, books games and toys flying off the shelves. 5,000 coonskin caps sold daily!

To read the section about Davy:
http://tinyurl.com/kz8qb6n
http://tinyurl.com/mmg8au4

To read the whole magazine and see a fabulous collection of vintage adds:

http://tinyurl.com/loqy99m


Did you or do you own a coonskin cap? What did you think of those adds? HA! My, how things have changed!

Thanks as always for reading! Hope you all have a fabulous Friday!

websites referenced:
thisdayindisneyhistory.com
stumptownblogger.com
vintagedisneylandtickets.blogspot.com

Tagged in: Disney History  
thanks Duchess! we listen to the song often but haven't gone back to watch - will have to do this. such a sweet story about Walt and Lilly! and i was curious to see what a "mousecar" looked like - here's a pic: http://goo.gl/7jUJw6 - QueenMiranda  400.7 #584 10:20AM
You, my dear, win the gold star for adding awesome support to the post! Thank you!!!!! β­πŸ‘πŸ˜˜πŸ˜ - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 10:29AM
aww shucks.. 😊 proudest MW achievement ever. thank you for the daily history lessons and awesome info! 😘 - QueenMiranda  400.7 #584 10:38AM
Ever? Awe! You're too cute! Thanks for the love! Hope you have a great weekend! 😘 - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 8:49PM
EVER! hope you and your fam have a lovely weekend also! 😘 - QueenMiranda  400.7 #584 11:00PM
🎎Konichiwa! πŸ˜ƒLove this!!! Davey Crocket was a favorite show and we watch it in tvland reruns...even know the whole ballad...✨✨✨✨✨✨✨ - islandgirlrocksjjj  82.7 #3994 9:45AM
You're welcome! Oh good, I had a small fear that no one would be as excited as I was to read this info about his tour. It really is a great song! - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 10:36AM
Downloaded the song about a year ago and it always puts a smile on my face remembering the show. - friendlymouse  728.0 #281 9:46AM
So catchy isn't it?! - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 10:50AM
I loved the davy crockett movies! I was so bummed when I bought them to watch with mads and she didn't like them. - madsdad  1868.2 #98 9:56AM
Awe! I'm surprised! LilSweet loves em' ! She's been asking for a coonskin cap! We got her her first BB gun last weekend. πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ proud mama! - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 11:03AM
OMG Davy Crockett is my aunts favorite! She use to sing the song to us all the time lol "Davy Daaaavy Crockett. King of the wild frontier!!" I actually met Fess Parker at his winery in NorCal a while back. He was so nice! Thanks Duchess-very cool info. - missariel33  2115.6 #77 10:06AM
::gasps:: You DID?! Did you get his autograph I hope? - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 3:52PM
I shouldve!! No he was eating lunch-we all were so we just said hello and gave him a little praise and let him be. Looking back, he probably would've obliged. - missariel33  2115.6 #77 6:23PM
How awesome! - MeridaFan  4244.1 #37 7:02PM
Funny I remember singing the theme song all the time when I was a kid, but I don't remember any of the episodes - PrincessDuckie  921.6 #203 10:13AM
Time for a refresher I think! classics! Hope you have a nice weekend doll! - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 3:53PM
Likewise :-) - PrincessDuckie  921.6 #203 6:42PM
What a great post- made me laugh, for sure. What a crazy start Walt and Roy had! Fess has such a rugged, all-American good looks. Amazing how many coon hats they sold. Thanks Duchess! - misschurro...  7444.3 #12 10:15AM
P.S. it's Friday!???? πŸ˜ŽπŸŒ΄πŸŒΊπŸπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - misschurro...  7444.3 #12 10:57AM
A happy Churro makes me happy! Glad to make you laugh! I agree, I really enjoyed reading that story, I found Arthur Gordons' writing to be wildly entertaining! Right?! Dead animal hats, who would of thunk it? - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 3:56PM
oh and yes, it's Friday you lucky duck! Hope you're enjoying the Hawaiian breeze! ((hugs)) - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 3:56PM
Awesome! Can't wait to flip through the old magazine. Love the old ads. May I say I find the 'eat six times a day diet' quite interesting! πŸ˜‚ And here we thought that was a new concept! - MeridaFan  4244.1 #37 10:16AM
Oh GIRL, I think there will be a few adds you have something to say about. ::giggles:: OH, and YES! I'm diggin that eat 6 times a day thing, too bad it's not the food I'd want to eat! Where are the churros????! - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 4:04PM
Luv to read articles from back in the day. I have a few originals from Lucille Ball ofcourse 😊 n this is an awesome post. Luv to go back in time n see all the adds n stories. Thank u for the history πŸ‘πŸ˜ŠπŸ˜ŠπŸ˜Š - iLOVELUCYnDISNEY  970.6 #198 10:43AM
How did I guess?! Teehee, Thanks for the love! I'm so glad you enjoyed reading this! Thank YOU for telling me so! ;) - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 4:06PM
Ahh magazines, sigh. - dizneedude  1545.8 #116 10:46AM
"sigh" ::scratches head:: Was that a sigh of "I love em" or "I miss em" or????? - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 4:06PM
Love them, even though we still have them, they're not the same. - dizneedude   1545.8 #116 4:20PM
Ohhh, yes, I see what you mean. Did you get a load of that bacon add?! πŸ–πŸ˜‹ - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 8:45PM
Sigh, I do so love bacon. πŸ·πŸ–πŸ½ - dizneedude   1545.8 #116 8:49PM
"Born on a mountain top in Tennessee..." Love Davy Crockett! I can still sing the whole song word for word! My brothers and I all had coon skin caps and would never miss an episode :). Thanks Duchess for bringing back these wonderful memoriesπŸ˜‰ - hatgal76  452.1 #509 11:02AM
πŸ˜‚ Great now it's in my head, at least I'm at the gym on the treadmill, not a bad beat actually. Oh cool! Do you still have your caps??? - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 8:47PM
Lol.. Yes!! We had to replace a few thru the years because in a family of 6(5 brothers) they got a lot of wear and tear😁. Now our kids all have them :) - hatgal76  452.1 #509 8:55PM
Now that's cool! - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 9:05PM
My brothers made me buy them coonskin hats when I was a CM... - BombFrogFormerCM  1055.9 #183 11:09AM
Buy them maybe? That was sure nice of you! - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 8:50PM
Thank for the "heads up", I just edited it... I hate auto correct! - BombFrogFormerCM  1055.9 #183 11:13PM
Love this post! Heck..I love all of your history posts! Thanks so much for sharing! - ZipadeeMickey  284.0 #1072 11:11AM
😍 Yay! So glad you enjoy these! Thanks for letting me know! - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 8:50PM
Their salary was $15 a week = $780 a year! That's almost the annual passport price today. - Alicewhoareyou  2724.2 #55 11:43AM
Which really want a bad income in those days. I wonder if she came from a well to do family? - MeridaFan  4244.1 #37 3:22PM
*wasn't* - MeridaFan  4244.1 #37 3:22PM
Huh, never thought of it like that! Interesting! And to think she didn't even want the money! - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 8:52PM
Loved it, especially the check-cashing story. Talk about a "meet-cute"!!! - Cyette  6.1 #16250 12:02PM
"Meet-cute" love that term! 😘 - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 8:53PM
Thanks so much for posting, I had not heard these stories before! Very fun to read and learn. I think my boys would like Davy Crockett, I should show them the movie, thanks! They do have the caps already...from their grandma, a big fan! 😊 - MinnieMousewife  916.7 #206 2:17PM
Oh you're always so supportive sweetie. I can't tell you how much it means to me! I hope you do share the magic that is Davy with the boys! Let me know what they think ok?! - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 9:07PM
I will definitely let you know...thanks again! Really appreciate your time sharing this history with us, I truly enjoy every one! My grandpa loved Disney and loved Disney history too, so these are extra special for me. πŸ’— - MinnieMousewife  916.7 #206 9:47PM
Hi DuchessπŸ‘‹ Wow this one must have taken days to research - E-Ticket  1476.2 #120 3:31PM
Hey E! πŸ‘‹ Not too bad actually, only about 4 hours. That last link I mentioned was a killer find! - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 9:14PM
Happy Friday Duchess. This is some of your finest work!! Brilliant. :D - RapunzelledColey  140.3 #2951 3:36PM
Well gosh! Thanks so much! Hope you have an amazing weekend! - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 9:15PM
I look forward to your history posts!!! thank you for all your hard work! You are the best!!!!! - Boundin  792.3 #244 8:25PM
Always so sweet! Thank you so much! I'm elated you enjoy them! 😘 - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 9:21PM
Check it out, best post of the day! 😊 - dizneedude  1545.8 #116 8:43PM
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Last month (May) seemed to be quieter than last year, probably because the 60th Celebration began last May, making last summer a lot busier. Looking back at MouseWait's Historical Crowd Index (available in our MagicPlan iOS Calendar), crowds averaged in the mid 80s (approx 85% capacity) for the first two weeks of June, then it quieted down in the last two weeks of the month. We are estimating smaller crowds than last summer because the 60th Celebration is over a year old, and there are still a lot of attractions being refurbished. To get a real-time look at crowd levels, check the MouseWait App for Crowd Index averages and wait times. Have a great week! - Admin Jun 3, 2016 12:07PM



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  643.2 #330 5:39PM
I agree. I think it has to do with most passes being blocked - PoohSizedGuy  20.6 #7484 11:53PM
Saturday's rule! One of the perks of a premium pass!  - snappy  442.1 #519 7:32AM
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  176.8 #2351 5:08AM
I second this. The info is great to have, but it's too long.  - 1HitchhikingGhost  288.1 #1031 5:04PM
6 of us going Sunday 11 6 year have use that annual pass - jmmm  0.6 #75905 12:12PM
Have Saturdays been less busy then Tuesdays or Wednesdays recently? - TiDoubleGuhErr  0.3 #88546 12:07AM

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

1. CobbPR
6910

2. uscdisneyteacher
6748

3. Winnie111286
6616

4. Dave
6164

5. misschurro...
6074

6. BaseballMickey
5994

7. pikarich
5604

8. Plumiegirl
5563

9. Duchess_SMK
5500

10. Stitch_Legacy
4717



SEE THE TOP 100

This list needs to be updated! Just saying😬 - MadameLeota  4589.7 #32 9:51PM
is this just a standing thing? Never changes? - DarthFairy  499.3 #452 8:06PM


 
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
1958.13

2. Coaster
708.17

3. Fantasmicfan1
612.5

4. Winnie111286
566.47

5. oiler2112
439.57

6. secretagentangel
314.03

7. grumpypapa
269.43

8. Goofytom
268.47

9. Tom
255.6

10. redsoxcarlos
234.83

 

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  64.2 #4428 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  6908.6 #17 9:06PM
Half of my points are from wait times.  - Goofytom  2765.0 #54 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  771.6 #257 7:07AM
Pretty much all my points are from wait times  - kimo  245.1 #1463 6:54PM
Wow! I made it to the top ten! And while pushing a wheelchair this trip...  - Jathanis  382.1 #615 3:18PM
Good job!!   - Ilovegoofy  70.1 #4264 10:28AM
I think one of you were just ahead of me today.  Most of the rides had the right wait time posted so they didnt need updating. - sallen848  186.9 #2218 10:51PM
Go ahead and update it as admin needs them posted as current time as possible. You can have ten people with you inputting times themselves and it still helps the app! (As long as all are on their own account I should clarify)😍 thanks for doing wait times, it helps us all!! - secretagentangel  6908.6 #17 1:19PM

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  287.4 #1035 7:42PM
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We want more books - sctoaonk75  287.4 #1035 7:42PM
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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  59.0 #4582 9:01AM
- DisneyMom13  317.7 #849 10:32AM
 to  - DisneyHeidi09  190.8 #2164 5:18PM
 Always taking care of us... we love u Admin!!!  - calidream1  398.0 #588 7:05PM
I know it's awesome to know your not alone as a Disneyland freak  - mjpdisney67  42.0 #5282 7:26AM
Lol, its so true. Was so fortunate  to marry a guy that is a "freak" like me. - DSFamLee  63.6 #4457 3:03PM
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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


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  7279.5 #15 8:38PM
Thank you for reading! - Admin  6:26PM
cant wait to read it - ebugsmama  19.6 #7705 10:32PM
  - teapotsandteacups  683.3 #307 10:17PM
- sunvalgifts  163.3 #2577 7:40AM


 
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  1745.2 #102 8:03PM
Will there be a 3 and when? - menifeemom  224.9 #1717 7:31PM
@Admin  HOPE you are working on #3!  - Dianat710  63.8 #4440 5:41PM
I really enjoyed reading them. I think I need to do a re read of them plus the Voyagers series. - arianwenmcb  242.0 #1506 12:45PM

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Oh how we miss you MSEP... 😩😩😩 - DisneyBallers  57.1 #4636 10:05PM
what is MSEP? - markchop  90.2 #3835 9:35PM
Main Street Electrical Parade - sawman911  2849.6 #50 9:33AM
I miss the Electrical Parade.  My mom was actually covering a story about the Electrical Parade and got to ride in one of the vehicles.  - RetroDisneyPins2002  42.7 #5247 1:35PM
!!! - DisneyMom13  317.7 #849 7:43PM
!!!! That is soooo cool!!! - dizzneyfan  708.2 #289 8:06AM
Nice pic!πŸ“· - Stitchcrazy62622  22.6 #7160 10:18PM
Awesome!! - stanvoodoo  47.9 #5010 7:25PM

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  496.6 #455 12:29PM
I need to get this  - MisSingAlong  99.5 #0 1:11AM
Doesn't everyone have a countdown clock on the top of one of their pinball machines?  Unfortunately mine is blank because our DL trip was weeks ago :( - awhittle  0.0 #127707 10:15AM
That just means it's time to start planning! πŸ˜€ - AngiMouse  114.7 #3408 1:02PM
Ours is blank too with no plans anytime soon. That's why I come to β˜ΊοΈβ˜ΊοΈβ˜ΊοΈ - DisneyMom13  317.7 #849 7:30PM
Me too πŸ˜€ - AngiMouse  114.7 #3408 8:53AM

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  683.3 #307 11:41PM


Hey I'm finally on this list πŸ˜„πŸ‘πŸŽ‰ - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4409.5 #35 10:39PM
Your always on the list!!! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚list of what I don't know😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝. Jk - Fantasmicfan1  4705.7 #30 12:34PM
Fantasmicfan1 I just read that in the voice of Rodney Dangerfield from Back to School! - KennyV  1231.4 #148 3:48PM
Love seeing everyone's pictures from Disneyland !! I know, we always have a good time :) - Lyssa2012  196.1 #2101 11:22PM
i am so glad i got to experience it,  but did not have to go thru it! - MsTikiMermadam  1327.4 #139 5:56AM
Thank you to all who post from the park!! Love seeing the park when I cannot be there. - snowgrey  8.0 #13355 2:49PM
Top of the list  - buzzgoneyear92  276.2 #1143 12:09AM

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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 #981 1:26PM
What percentage saving are we looking at for being MouseWaiters? Is it better than a AAA discount.  - MoChuck  159.1 #2631 3:57PM
Hi @@@@@@Admin I filled out the form for 2/28 at Hojo and haven't seen any Credits. I also sent you a Support Ticket last week. Would you please look into this? As always, Thanks  @@@@@@Admin - Winnie111286  18249.5 #3 10:50PM
Admin - Winnie111286  18249.5 #3 4:46PM
Great place!  - CT4625  75.0 #4137 6:29AM

DISNEYLAND PARK:

Big Thunder Ranch and Barbecue CLOSED permanently
Fantasmic! Jan 10-TBA
Disneyland Railroad Jan 10-TBA
Mark Twain Riverboat Jan 10-TBA
Sailing Ship Columbia Jan 10-TBA
Davey Crocket Explorer Canoes Jan 10-TBA
Tom Sawyer Island Jan 10-TBA

DISNEY CALIFORNIA ADVENTURE:

Silly Symphony Swings closed -- TBA



 

Were visiting during the diamond celebration.  I'm so excited because all of our favorite rides will be open! - Dsc1983  20.3 #7548 10:53PM
Awesome! Can't wait! - PrincessDaisy_FU2Rcm  350.7 #702 8:33AM
Any idea when Autotopia will re-open?  - CentralCoastAuntVon  105.0 #3580 9:51PM
hopefully never - Dave   13820.4 #4 9:27PM
Bully - secretagentangel  6908.6 #17 1:57PM
My Kids enjoy Autopia - E-Ticket  1476.2 #120 8:29PM
Haha we do enjoy Autopia also!! My niece is very concerned about all the construction going on but knows it will be much better!  - CentralCoastAuntVon  105.0 #3580 1:17PM
Dave be nice!!! My sister is mentally handicapped and only loves autotopia and teacups... But the fumes make her faint. lol! Dave I hear you!  - verofern  138.6 #2977 1:56AM
Will Indiana jones reopen on the 3 or will it reopen on the 4 - Disneylandgirl1955  45.3 #5127 5:52AM
It was open today - AngieC  238.3 #1547 10:58PM

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 #164 3:13PM
Got it! More than halfway thru it! It's a lot of fun!!!πŸ‘πŸ‘βœ¨βœ¨ - TinkerSchelle  2066.1 #82 10:53PM
Weeeeee - MommyandBash  430.5 #534 10:29PM
Just got a kindle so as soon as I figure out how to work it I'll be buying it. πŸ˜‰ - varela2892  64.2 #4428 2:38PM

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  2355.4 #71 7:22PM
- teapotsandteacups  683.3 #307 3:50PM
- tina7321  165.9 #2535 9:28PM
So where is this? Is it the mainst gallery? - Plumiegirl  10330.0 #9 11:11PM

Here are the Top 10 MouseWaiters of All-Time:

1. Coaster
21316

2. Melody_CM
19543.8

3. Winnie111286
18249.5

4. Dave
13820.4

5. Tom
12560.7

6. jacdanfan
12152.5

7. goofygal
11745.9

8. ShariRenee
10364.7

9. Plumiegirl
10330

10. uscdisneyteacher
8479.15


Such great people on this list, many who doSo much for the app. 😍😍 - secretagentangel  6908.6 #17 2:09PM
Yay! Thank you! - Song  2242.4 #74 8:50AM
Thanks for all of the  - ForeverNeverland  105.6 #3573 3:38PM
 Those are some   numbers.  - Ilovegoofy  70.1 #4264 4:22PM

Here are the top 10 News Contributors:

1. BaseballMickey
7957.43

2. Stitch_Legacy
5143.16

3. RickChavez
3672.13

4. ScooterMike
1962.99

5. SPandEvLover
4771.72

6. caramiapoohluvsbb8
4485.49

7. DLKenCA
2845.44

8. IDVandalSkipperCM
2580.33

9. Dave
13820.4

10. LilSterner
5828.36



SEE TOP 50 NEWS CONTRIBUTORS

#Breaking news 🚨  This needs to be updated! - MadameLeota  4589.7 #32 3:40PM
Just a little...;) - ShariRenee  10364.7 #8 4:44PM
Okay, a little bit! Lol - MadameLeota  4589.7 #32 10:56PM

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