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Sep 9, 2013 1:32 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Good afternoon!

This day in Disneyland history, September 9th, 2001: "The Country Bear Clubhouse", or "Country Bear Vacation Hoedown" originally know as "The Country Bear Jamboree" closed it's curtains forever.

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Located where "The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh" attraction is now, The Country Bear Clubhouse was actually supposed to be part of the never-realized Disney project in the 1960's- a ski-resort in Mineral King Valley. Now part of Sequoia National Park. After Walts passing in 1966, the ski resort (which ran into environmental concerns) and the "bear show" were shelved.

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Marc Davis and Al Bertino created the bear group. The Country Bear Jamboree actually first opened at WDW. It was SO successful that the imagineers immediately planned a Disneyland version. In 1972, the Indian Village was torn down to make way for Bear Country. The attraction was twice the size of the WDW's version featuring two identical theaters.

Below is a Mark Davis painting for The Country Bear Jamboree.

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From 1972 to 1986, the attraction was know as The Country Bear Jamboree.  In 1986, it was renamed and re-themed as a "vacation-themed show" called The Country Bear Vacation Hoedown, or otherwise known as The Country Bear Clubhouse.  

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Here are some of the songs you’d enjoy in "The Country Bear Jamboree" show: (Thanks Yesterland.com)

    -    “The Five Bear Rugs,” performed by Henry, introducing the band
    -    “My Woman Ain’t Pretty, but She Don’t Swear None,” performed by Liver-Lips McGrowl
    -    “Mama, Don’t Whip Little Buford,” performed by Henry and Wendell
    -    “Tears Will Be the Chaser for My Wine,” performed by Trixie
    -   “Pretty Little Devilish Mary,” performed by the Five Bear Rugs
    -    “How Long Will My Baby Be Gone?” performed by Terrence
    -    “All the Guys that Turn Me On Turn Me Down,” performed by the Sun Bonnets—Bunny, Bubbles, and  Beulah
    -    “Heart, We Did All that We Could,” performed by Teddi Barra, descending on a swing from the ceiling
    -    “Blood on the Saddle,” performed by the unbearable Big Al
    -    “The Ballad of Davy Crockett,” performed by Henry, who is joined by Sammy the hat racoon
    -   “Blood on the Saddle,” performed again by Big Al
    -    “Ole Slewfoot” (“He’s big around the middle and he’s broad across the rump”), performed by almost all the other bears, trying to drown out Big Al.
    -   “Come Again,” performed by Henry, Sammy, Max, Buff, and Melvin.

To watch a promotional video for the attraction filmed in 1972:




When the show was changed over to the Country Bear Vacation Hoedown the songs changed too: 
(again, thanks Yesterland.com)

    -    “The Great Outdoors,” performed by Henry and the Five Bear Rugs
    -    “Life’s No Picnic Without You,” performed by Trixie
    -    “On the Road Again,” performed by Wendell
    -    “We Can Make It To the Top,” performed by Liver Lips McGrowl
    -   “California Bears,” performed by the Sun Bonnets, Gomer, Max, Buff, and Melvin
    -    “Two Different Worlds,” performed by Terrence with Dolores the octopus
    -    “Rocky Top,” performed by the Five Bear Rugs
    -    “Nature,” performed by Ernest
    -    “Singin’ In the Rain,” performed by Teddi Barra and Henry
    -    “Ghost Riders In the Sky,” performed by the Five Bear Rugs
    -    “On My Way To Your Heart,” performed by Big Al
    -    “Thank God I’m a Country Bear,” performed by the entire cast

To watch the full show filmed in 2001:




During its run, the Country Bear Jamboree had two spin-offs – a Christmas special and the Vacation Hoedown.

Where the Jamboree played, riders now can spot three heads of Country Bear animals inside the Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh ride that opened in its place in 2003.  Max the deer, Melvin the moose and Buff the buffalo are mounted on the wall past the Woozles. Have you seen them?

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Who remembers the Country Bears? Did you have a favorite song they sang? Perhaps a memory from watching the show?

Thanks as aways for reading and watching! I'm doing my very best trying to make time to write these and homeschool at the same time. I'm sure you all know how much I love to make them for MW and I'll continue to whenever I can. Please know that I always read each and everyone of your wonderful comments. I WANT to respond to all of you, sometimes I just don't get the chance though. I hope you understand it's just because I'm super busy attempting to teach the 3rd grade. :) Love you ALL and hope you have a magical Monday! Toodles!

Websites referenced:
thisdayindisneyhistory.com
youtube.com
yesterland.com
theocregister.com
disneyandmore.blogspot.com


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Duchess, the amount of time, effort and detail that you put into looks at Disney history is remarkable! Thank you! - CobbPR  7310.8 #12 4:51PM
Oh WOW! What an amazingly kind thing to say! Thanks SO MUCH! Really happy you enjoy these, and thanks for letting me know! - Duchess_SMK  6475.6 #19 7:57AM
Well, I think my profile picture pretty much gives you all an idea about how I feel about the Country Bears. I'm so glad I get to goof around with them at BTR. Sigh😭😭😭😭 - Cinderella_Schnooks  3379.0 #43 2:38AM
AWE! And such an adorable photo at that! ((hugs)) - Duchess_SMK  6475.6 #19 7:33AM
This brings back so many memories of my childhood and how much my dad really enjoyed this show. I always wanted to sit next to my dad during this and POTC. One time my mom declined me a rad rubber knife with a leather sheath with a skull in it from POTC cause she thought I would grow up to be a serial killer. From there we went to see CBJ an after the show on the way out what do I find under one of the seats? That's right! A rad rubber knife with sheath and all! And to my mothers disappointment, I have never murdered anyone. Thanks SMK  - phillip..  1356.6 #132 8:11AM
aw memories, this totally reminds me of my dad. he loved this show. thanks for sharing duchess! :) - OhanaPhoto  6283.3 #20 10:04AM
Thank you so much for all this great information! I remember always watching the Country Bears with my mom, dad and brother and it's one of my fondest memories of Disneyland when I was growing up πŸ˜„ - leftmyheartinwonderland  359.9 #660 1:34PM
what a sweet memory! Thanks for sharing that! You're so welcome! - Duchess_SMK  6475.6 #19 7:34AM
I really miss this :( So many great memories at the Jamboree - msflashie  18.3 #7889 1:36PM
awe! Seems you aren't alone in this! - Duchess_SMK  6475.6 #19 7:35AM
My friend and I decided to do a kidless Disneyland trip the day before the closed it. We we so sad knowing it wound be our last time seeing the show πŸ˜₯πŸ˜₯ - WhatTiggersDoBest  682.6 #297 1:37PM
AWE!!! Well, I'm happy you got to enjoy it, some people never got to experience it at all! Chin up, You can visit them at WDW still. ;) - Duchess_SMK  6475.6 #19 7:37AM
I remember Country Bear Jamboree! Thank you for this. Miss it so much.  - disneyjuls  51.8 #4793 1:41PM
Oh yay! You're welcome! - Duchess_SMK  6475.6 #19 7:38AM
"My woman ain't pretty, but she don't swear none..." Hahahahaha I'm going to quote this often. classic! - madsdad  1868.2 #94 1:47PM
Do you remember the song?   I can still hear the bear singing it. fun memories! - MeridaFan  4243.8 #36 2:10PM
Uh, maybe you shouldn't quote it?! πŸ˜πŸ˜‚ - MissMolly  1355.3 #134 10:09PM
LOL! Be careful with that one madsdad! Your new GF might pop you one in the nose! j/k ;) - Duchess_SMK  6475.6 #19 7:39AM
I posted a pic months ago of my brother, cousins and me inside the jamboree on the massage chairs they had inside the waiting area.  - justcallmeKP  274.4 #1149 2:01PM
Post again or bump it, please. I would love to see it! - MeridaFan  4243.8 #36 2:11PM
I tagged it for ya - GrumpyPirateDad  1938.8 #91 3:29PM
Such a cute photo! Thanks for doing that @grumpypiratedad! - Duchess_SMK  6475.6 #19 7:39AM
This was one of the few attractions that I remember from my childhood at the park. I saw it earlier this year at WDW and its a lot shorter now than before. Anyways, another CM and I were talking about this a few nights ago, trying to explain to another guest what the show used to be. - BaseballMickey  7855.0 #11 2:12PM
huh, I wonder why they made the WDW one shorter. Is it still just as popular? - Duchess_SMK  6475.6 #19 7:40AM
It will always be the Country Bears Jamboree to me! Β Loved Β this, and I miss it, but I also love the Winnie the Pooh ride that has taken its place. I fulfilled a bucket list item in July when I finally spotted the heads in there and was able to point them out to my family. Yay! Β A family favorite was always Blood on the Saddle. Just so funny! Β I also lived the 'my Woman Ain't Pretty But She Dont Swear None.' Β πŸ˜‚ Β It was just a fun show all around. People would clap along and just have a really good time. Thank you for a bright note today, Duchess! Love ya!  😘 - MeridaFan  4243.8 #36 2:15PM
AWE! I could totally picture you all excited and clapping finding the heads! LOL CUTE! Thanks as always for sharing your memories with us! ((hugs)) You're so welcome! ;) - Duchess_SMK  6475.6 #19 7:42AM
Man, I miss Country Bears - TsWade2  22.3 #7107 2:16PM
Me too! - Duchess_SMK  6475.6 #19 7:42AM
Great post Duchess !   - polo33  80.2 #4006 2:16PM
Thanks polo33! - Duchess_SMK  6475.6 #19 7:42AM
I don't like today's post 😞 u really miss this attraction. But then again I do love the Pooh ride 😜 thank you SMK! 😘 - PixiePirateMaid  355.1 #679 2:35PM
teehee, way to look on the bright side doll! You're welcome! - Duchess_SMK  6475.6 #19 7:43AM
Thank you Duchess! I know you are doing a wonderful job at homeschooling (I know this because you teach us so much every day!)! Hope your youngest is over her cold! 😘 - QueenMiranda  400.7 #575 2:38PM
::gasps:: what a sweet thing to say! THANK YOU! She IS! Thanks for checking in! So thoughtful of you! Hope your family is doing well! - Duchess_SMK  6475.6 #19 7:44AM
I'm so glad to hear it! We are doing well, staying busy - thank you for asking! 😘 - QueenMiranda  400.7 #575 9:56PM
This was my favorite attraction as well. I can remember going in and actually believing the animals were real lol. Thank you Duchess πŸ˜€ - IHEARTSIMBA50  495.0 #447 2:38PM
::giggles:: awe! How cute is that! The magic of DL! Thanks for sharing that! - Duchess_SMK  6475.6 #19 7:45AM
Love this!! Thank you for bringing back great memories for me.  - BaronessVonShush  120.6 #3263 2:43PM
Oh I'm so glad you enjoyed it! Thanks for reading! ;) - Duchess_SMK  6475.6 #19 7:46AM
I really liked the vacation show and the Christmas one. I still miss them!  - ythdudette  1511.8 #114 2:44PM
I somehow missed the Christmas one.....Lucky YOU! - Duchess_SMK  6475.6 #19 7:46AM
I remember the show loved seeing the bears growing up . Thanks for the share - alx024  4.4 #21907 2:46PM
Awe! How fun! Thanks for taking the time to let me know you enjoyed it! ;) - Duchess_SMK  6475.6 #19 7:47AM
I've been walked off Winnie the Pooh in that room.  They wouldn't let me get a picture though.  I think we can probably blame this show for the atrocity that is the chuck e cheese "show."  πŸ‘Ώ - bluefairy  643.8 #321 2:51PM
What?! They wouldn't?! BUMMER! HA! I think you are right about that movie! TERRIBLE! - Duchess_SMK  6475.6 #19 7:48AM
Of course I remember the Country Bear Jamboree! I've missed you so, Liver Lips!! - debbiev  1297.3 #139 2:57PM
Teehee, I saw Liver Lips last year around Christmas time in the parks and my daughters couldn't stop staring. LOL - Duchess_SMK  6475.6 #19 7:49AM
Skunk !!!!!! - guestcontrolrope1  86.1 #3877 3:21PM
LOL I forgot about that part! - Boundin  776.6 #249 9:57PM
::giggles:: - Duchess_SMK  6475.6 #19 7:49AM
Totally miss this... glad I got to see it at WDW in 2005.... totally understand the busyness of your day - I homeschool 7th and 9th this year. - HalfCaff  582.6 #356 3:23PM
Oh awesome! 7th and 9th?! I bow to you! This is our fist year and I'm so overwhelmed! Hope this gets easier! lol - Duchess_SMK  6475.6 #19 7:50AM
I miss those wall mounts. Thanks for sharing all the cool information - ChristopherRobin661  274.0 #1152 3:28PM
Thank YOU! Have you seen em on the WTP attraction? - Duchess_SMK  6475.6 #19 7:51AM
Thank you very well presented. I was always a little bit upset that it was an E-Ticket when it first opened. My favorite time to go see Country Bears was their Christmas show.  - Midasgold  633.3 #329 3:30PM
So lucky! I missed the Christmas one! Thank YOU! - Duchess_SMK  6475.6 #19 7:51AM
Thank you! - ShariRenee  9623.2 #9 3:32PM
xx you're welcome! - Duchess_SMK  6475.6 #19 7:52AM
First time I went to Disneyland two and a half years ago I said I wanted to see this (I had heard about it at WDW). I was quite disappointed to find out it was closed. Hopefully I'll get to see it at WDW one day - missmimi90  2033.3 #82 3:38PM
awe! Hope you get to make that trip soon! - Duchess_SMK  6475.6 #19 7:56AM
I loved Country Bears. - WishIWereThere  300.4 #942 4:23PM
Me three! - Duchess_SMK  6475.6 #19 7:56AM
Thanks for this post, I loved going to this show with my family as a child and we all have such wonderful memories of it!!  I miss it for sure.  So much fun!  And thanks for making the time to do these posts at all, greatly appreciated!  Very impressed with you homeschooling 3rd grade!  My son and I are lucky to even make it though his homework each night.  You're amazing!! 😊 - MinnieMousewife  916.3 #205 4:53PM
awe! Thank you! Trust me, it's not easy for me! I'm hoping as time goes on I'll feel more confident. ::crosses fingers:: Thanks as always for the encouragement! You're so kind! - Duchess_SMK  6475.6 #19 7:59AM
Big Al , he was my favorite ! I had a Big Al glass mug that I bought at the shop next to the saloon . The attraction is still in WDW - Magic Kingdom Park , saw it in 2009 , great memories, Thanks - DisneylandBombero  38.7 #5397 5:01PM
YES! Hoping to get out there sometime soon myself! - Duchess_SMK  6475.6 #19 7:59AM
One of my funniest memories of Tokyo Disney was going to the Bear Jamboree & listening to them sing in Japanese!  You should have heard Big Al!! - poppinspenguin  298.5 #957 7:37PM
bhahbhahahahahaha! I can only imagine! - Duchess_SMK  6475.6 #19 8:00AM
Fantastic!!! Remember the movie too?!?! Haha so wrong. I totally miss this-i have fond memories watching this as a kid with my (late) mom. thanks Duchess!  - missariel33  2115.6 #75 7:44PM
ugh! It was AWFUL huh?! Thank YOU doll for sharing that! ((hugs)) - Duchess_SMK  6475.6 #19 8:00AM
The release of the Country Bears movie in 2002, right after the closure of the attraction that it was based on in 2001 was a cruel joke.       As for my favorite character, it was Big Al, by far! Liverlips was great too. - Grindcore  565.9 #370 7:49PM
Good choices! But yes, that movie was dreadful! - Duchess_SMK  6475.6 #19 8:01AM
When I was little my parents always made us go and see this.  I hated it because I thought it took time away from rides. Little did I know I would grow up and miss it. I was fortunate enough to share it with my son at WDW a few years ago when we went but it wasn't the same as sharing the memory with him at THE one I was at when I was his age. I understand Walt's vision and dream of Disneyland never being complete but I also have a soft spot in my heart for some of the older attractions like this, America Sings and Small World....I love the traditions and legacy of the Resort and I often wonder what Walt would think if he strolled down Main St today.  - CM_tamstirr  559.9 #374 8:07PM
how sweet that you got to enjoy it with your son! I agree with you, I often wonder this myself! - Duchess_SMK  6475.6 #19 8:02AM
We were there for its last day. My Grandpa's name was Al, and he loved to sing, "Blood on the Saddle" - chelebee  304.8 #910 8:17PM
How special for you! Great song too! - Duchess_SMK  6475.6 #19 8:02AM
I get so excited when I see your history posts!! The Country Bear Jamboree was a particular favorite of my family!! We loved "Blood on the Saddle" by Big Al and "Mama don't whip little Bufford" was hilarious too!! At least my kids got to see this at WDW and now they sing the songs With me! Thanks for a wonderful trip down memory lane.Β πŸ’– - adisneyfamily  1004.0 #193 9:29PM
You're so kind! I'm overjoyed you like these! Means a lot to me that you let me know! Thank you! Great song choices! How cute that you got to enjoy it with your kids! I hope to get over to WDW someday myself! Thanks again! - Duchess_SMK  6475.6 #19 8:04AM
Love it brings back memories! - brguest85  236.5 #1550 9:36PM
Oh yay! - Duchess_SMK  6475.6 #19 8:04AM
Can't believe this has been closed so long.  - HiddenMickeyFanatic  1299.1 #137 10:08PM
Right?! Doesn't seem like it! - Duchess_SMK  6475.6 #19 8:04AM
Great post! We loved Country Bear. It was sad towards the end, we would go in and It would be practically empty. Even though it was air conditioned. My favorites were All the guys that turn me on turn me down. Also Blood on the saddle! As always... Wonderful post! You do a great job!!! - Boundin  776.6 #249 10:15PM
THANKS! Awe, I'm guessing that's why DL dumped it.....shocking though, it seems so many loved it! Great song choices! Thanks AGAIN! - Duchess_SMK  6475.6 #19 8:06AM
I am definitely looking for the heads when we go back in October! How cool!! - mamaestrada79  4.9 #19589 10:41PM
YAY! Hope you find em! - Duchess_SMK  6475.6 #19 8:06AM
✨So many found memory's of childhood with this show! I was beyond happy to find they had a version of it at WDW and I could watch it with my own children. (I didn't know it started there.) thanks again sweet Duchess!😘 - piratelife4me  1069.3 #179 10:56PM
Hope to get out to WDW some year as well. lol I'd love to watch it with my kiddos! Thank YOU darlin! Hope you have a wonderful day! - Duchess_SMK  6475.6 #19 8:07AM
So not a fan of this one. Don't miss it at all. - Westcoast  174.7 #2358 1:23AM
Oh my. So sad, just so sad! Maybe because you never saw it with me! LOL  - Cinderella_Schnooks  3379.0 #43 2:32AM
Now that would for sure be a different show altogether. - Westcoast  174.7 #2358 4:53PM
I just saw the mounted heads last week on Winnie the Pooh!! A flood of memories came back to me! I loved it!! - AdeVonSchweetz  329.0 #777 7:30AM
How sweet! Seems The Country Bears are missed by many! Thanks for sharing that with us! - Duchess_SMK  6475.6 #19 8:08AM

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  - JediKitty  1139.6 #164 10:32PM
I miss the  - DisneyMom13  297.4 #961 1:34AM


 
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  1423.2 #123 8:03PM
Will there be a 3 and when? - menifeemom  224.9 #1700 7:31PM
- MommyandBash  408.1 #561 10:29AM
@Admin  HOPE you are working on #3!  - Dianat710  52.4 #4760 5:41PM


 
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. Winnie111286
130.83

2. Coaster
125.73

3. goofygal
123.2

4. jacdanfan
113.27

5. grumpypapa
101.23

6. SRG7593
35.77

7. UTDISNEYFAMILY
19.37

8. MARVELus
13.82

9. AlyssaDisneyland
13.23

10. rachski99
12.73

 

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  43.7 #5147 7:14AM
Wow! I'm on the list 😊 - disneymom1  259.9 #1285 10:17PM
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  5630.2 #23 9:06PM
Half of my points are from wait times.  - Goofytom  2422.3 #63 10:28PM
πŸ™ŒπŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ» - LaPearleNoir  2183.9 #74 8:33PM

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  1994.8 #85 4:48PM
Spent $490 on it the other day - CVDisneyland  421.0 #540 12:40PM
Thank you! - Admin  5:04PM
Just spent $100. Surely not my last order this month - Dianat710  52.4 #4760 4:46PM
Oh very cool!!  - sunvalgifts  107.9 #3507 9:45AM

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  333.0 #755 11:41PM

DISNEYLAND PARK:

Jungle Cruise REOPENS MAY 6
Big Thunder Mountain Railroad REOPENS APRIL 15
Monorail REOPENS MAY 20
Matterhorn Bobsleds closed from April 18-22 and April 25-29
River Belle Terrace transforms into a table service restaurant Feb 10
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
Grizzly River Run closed April 18 -- TBA
Disney's Aladdin is permanenly closed--Frozen will take its place


 

Were visiting during the diamond celebration.  I'm so excited because all of our favorite rides will be open! - Dsc1983  20.3 #7449 10:53PM
Awesome! Can't wait! - PrincessDaisy_FU2Rcm  346.8 #704 8:33AM
Any idea when Autotopia will re-open?  - CentralCoastAuntVon  70.4 #4215 9:51PM
hopefully never - Dave   13763.7 #4 9:27PM
Bully - secretagentangel  5630.2 #23 1:57PM
My Kids enjoy Autopia - E-Ticket  1470.0 #116 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  70.4 #4215 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  138.3 #2958 1:56AM
Will Indiana jones reopen on the 3 or will it reopen on the 4 - Disneylandgirl1955  45.3 #5074 5:52AM
It was open today - AngieC  238.2 #1527 10:58PM

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- RetroDisneyPins2002  41.7 #5234 8:01AM
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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
97300

2. jacdanfan
95000

3. iLOVELUCYnDISNEY
78500

4. leopardditz2000
71000

5. DisneyGrandma
65000

6. teapotsandteacups
60000

7. Melody_CM
55000

8. debbiev
52750

9. DarthFairy
48950

10. MeridaFan
46130

 

  Well done and congratulations.  Now I know how some people have so many stickers.  Keep up the good work:-) - beentoall  790.0 #0 2:55AM
And they share - suzieq65  135.1 #3007 9:06PM
@DisLUVney, lol weren't we just talking about this haha - MinnieTinker  652.2 #313 8:58PM
I can't help myself....help me. πŸ˜‚ - DisLUVney  635.3 #327 9:23PM
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  472.1 #468 7:43PM
!!! And I thought working up to 73 credits was good lol - sunvalgifts  107.9 #3507 12:21PM

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- LaPearleNoir  2183.9 #74 7:22PM
- teapotsandteacups  333.0 #755 3:50PM
- DarthFairy  472.1 #468 2:21PM
- tina7321  144.1 #2858 8:57AM

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  459.0 #490 12:29PM
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 #127080 10:15AM
That just means it's time to start planning! πŸ˜€ - AngiMouse  100.2 #3639 1:02PM
Ours is blank too with no plans anytime soon. That's why I come to β˜ΊοΈβ˜ΊοΈβ˜ΊοΈ - DisneyMom13  297.4 #961 7:30PM
So from the looks of it, there is not even one app made for those of us on android. You know there are millions of people who do not own iPhones. Its kind of rediculous these days not to offer an android version of apps. Would love to help this site grow by donating, but I see no point in that when there appears to be no intrest by the app builders here to support android. I mean how about atleast a partialy functional app so we can feel that theΒ android users are even wanted as a part of the mousewait community.Β I see lots of requests and sad posts about no android, but dont see any replys by the site to the fact that anyone is even working on it.I've checked back here every so offten to see if there is anything for android users, but never bothered joining until today.I just wanted to rant a little, and now I am done.Unfortunalty, at this point I think I am officaily giving up on mousewait.Β Thanks for reading Β and understanding my frustrations ( i hope ) and please everyone........Have a Disney-tastic day!Mark - molney14u  0.0 #127089 11:05AM
I have an iPhone and an old droid. I use the old droid for wait times when my iPhone can't connect and it works fine. There's so many droid phones to have  separate apps for but I hope android makers would start using the basic same code and security but I'm probably wishing on a star for that . I miss my droid but a lot of apps don't work the same.  - secretagentangel  5630.2 #23 8:10PM

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  2422.3 #63 6:41PM
Yes, 1 question every 24 hrs was difficult to stick with.  - DisneyMom13  297.4 #961 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  297.4 #961 6:34PM
I will announce the December tournament date this week. - Admin 11:58PM
Can't wait! - sawman911  2783.4 #49 6:30PM
Still waiting. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - MeridaFan  4243.8 #36 12:59PM
There should be a droid version of this. I. would love to play  - bryanjung1997  1.1 #68026 2:19PM
I end up deleting games while in progress due to opponents leaving me hanging FOR-EH-VER!!! - MommyandBash  408.1 #561 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  1369.4 #130 2:20PM


 
MONTHLY OVERALL REAL-TIME LEADERBOARD

1. Winnie111286
137.88

2. Coaster
125.73

3. goofygal
123.75

4. jacdanfan
116.64

5. grumpypapa
110.17

6. SRG7593
37.12

7. UTDISNEYFAMILY
26.76

8. AlyssaDisneyland
16.67

9. beentoall
15.34

10. MARVELus
14.5



SEE TOP 100 LEADERS

I love Disneyland! - Melody_CM  15882.8 #2 11:30PM
Me too - LaPearleNoir  2183.9 #74 1:11PM
Wow I've never made a list before. Thanks - disneybob49  644.8 #319 9:59AM
Yippeeeee!!!! I made the list!!!  - dizzneyfan  565.7 #371 7:17AM
Wow, top of the list:-) - beentoall  790.0 #0 5:40AM


Hey I'm finally on this list πŸ˜„πŸ‘πŸŽ‰ - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4409.2 #34 10:39PM
Your always on the list!!! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚list of what I don't know😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝. Jk - Fantasmicfan1  1865.9 #95 12:34PM
Fantasmicfan1 I just read that in the voice of Rodney Dangerfield from Back to School! - KennyV  1229.6 #147 3:48PM
Love seeing everyone's pictures from Disneyland !! I know, we always have a good time :) - Lyssa2012  196.1 #2078 11:22PM
i am so glad i got to experience it,  but did not have to go thru it! - MsTikiMermadam  1239.2 #145 5:56AM
Nice, my first time on the list and I have 2! Thank you!   - sunvalgifts  107.9 #3507 11:56AM
Oops! It didn't seem to post the first time lol. Sorry for the double post.  - sunvalgifts  107.9 #3507 11:58AM
Thank you to all who post from the park!! Love seeing the park when I cannot be there. - snowgrey  7.6 #13613 2:49PM

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


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

1. CobbPR
6907

2. uscdisneyteacher
6632

3. Winnie111286
6183

4. Dave
6111

5. BaseballMickey
5961

6. misschurro
5762

7. Plumiegirl
5541

8. Duchess_SMK
5458

9. pikarich
5259

10. Stitch_Legacy
4717



SEE THE TOP 100

This list needs to be updated! Just saying😬 - MadameLeota  4422.9 #33 9:51PM
FINALLY!  Thank you!  - MadameLeota  4422.9 #33 2:34PM
is this just a standing thing? Never changes? - DarthFairy  472.1 #468 8:06PM

Earn 1000 Credits for staying at MouseWait Platinum Partner Hotels! Each night that you stay at the Hojo Anaheim 714-776-6120 or the brand new Courtyard Marriott Theme Park Entrance Hotel 714-254-1442 you will earn 1000 Credits! Just send an email to [email protected] after your stay with your confirmation number and check in date, and we will add the Credits to your account! Make sure to mention MouseWait when you reserve your rooms. 

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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 #968 1:26PM
What percentage saving are we looking at for being MouseWaiters? Is it better than a AAA discount.  - MoChuck  154.2 #2690 3:57PM
Good morning @@@@@@Admin I submitted a stay at Hojo for 7/2/15.Β  I haven't seen the Credits yet.Β  Would you please check the records?Β  I can resubmit the Form if you need me to.Β  As always, thanks for all your wonderful help. - Winnie111286  15778.9 #3 8:02AM
Admin Thanks - Winnie111286  15778.9 #3 3:18PM
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  15778.9 #3 10:50PM

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

1. Breakfast Meetup at Tangaroa Terrace
May 01, 2016 09:00am

2. #MWMEETUP #MWBLAST TO THE PAST DAPPER DAYS MEETUP, PHOTOS and more!
May 01, 2016 12:00pm

3. May the 4th be with us pika style
May 04, 2016 06:00pm

4. Az meet up
May 28, 2016 06:00pm

5. #MWMEETUP ONE LAST TIME
Aug 06, 2016 12:00pm

MouseWait Meetups 2016
what is happening for one last time on aug 6? - MsTikiMermadam  1239.2 #145 12:31AM
It was January 8 I think but I left it as I think it's funnyπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ I'll have to delete it😭😭 - secretagentangel  5630.2 #23 7:55PM
ok,  last time for btr....  πŸ˜Ή - MsTikiMermadam  1239.2 #145 6:03AM
It looks like we need to get more official meet-ups happening in the parks.  πŸ˜„ - LaPearleNoir  2183.9 #74 9:38AM
I do one a week but we need more! We were saying last week to add an Astro blaster to Friday maybe? We could do a monorail or BRMRR sweeper tooπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚Plus I'm trying to post a few ahead of time so people can plan. Next week the meetup we do for MW  had to be Friday again but hopefully Tuesday  the next week! We have two very cool ones coming up next month! It's a secret😎😎😎😎 - secretagentangel  5630.2 #23 9:47PM
Your Tuesday night meet up is great but I'm just remembering all the meetups we used to have.  I wonder what the meet ups are next month..... I'll be there with my  - LaPearleNoir  2183.9 #74 10:30PM
i keep ending up with tues classes,  and missing the tues meetups.  so glad i have made a few of them! - MsTikiMermadam  1239.2 #145 6:05AM
I'll post the ones I know about, I'm switching some to weekends too. And maybe get a few others too! 😊 - secretagentangel  5630.2 #23 8:49PM
Sad but won't be there until 2017 but would really love to meet some of you incredible people - mjpdisney67  31.3 #5991 6:45PM
Would love to be able to attend a meetup someday! - jackattacksmom  19.0 #7727 11:36PM

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  1096.6 #172 3:13PM
Got it! More than halfway thru it! It's a lot of fun!!!πŸ‘πŸ‘βœ¨βœ¨ - TinkerSchelle  2041.8 #80 10:53PM
Weeeeee - MommyandBash  408.1 #561 10:29PM
Just got a kindle so as soon as I figure out how to work it I'll be buying it. πŸ˜‰ - varela2892  43.7 #5147 2:38PM

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  6556.7 #17 8:38PM
Thank you for reading! - Admin  6:26PM
cant wait to read it - ebugsmama  19.6 #7607 10:32PM
- disneyforme  241.1 #1497 7:33PM
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Oh how we miss you MSEP... 😩😩😩 - DisneyBallers  57.1 #4581 10:05PM
what is MSEP? - markchop  74.6 #4111 9:35PM
Main Street Electrical Parade - sawman911  2783.4 #49 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  41.7 #5234 1:35PM
!!! - DisneyMom13  297.4 #961 7:43PM
!!!! That is soooo cool!!! - dizzneyfan  565.7 #371 8:06AM
Nice pic!πŸ“· - Stitchcrazy62622  22.6 #7058 10:18PM
Awesome!! - stanvoodoo  41.2 #5263 7:25PM

Did you know that almost everything in MouseWait can be found with a few taps in the MagicSearch bar? Did you know that we add things to MagicSearch weekly (i.e. requests from you--see below)? MagicSearch enables ONE-THUMB searching to help you find individual menu items, vegetarian or gluten free food, reviews, wait times (even restaurant wait times), exclusive insider Disneyland tips, annual pass holder, parking info, Star Wars Park info, celebrities, Disneyland news, Hidden Mickeys, crowd forecasts (unFORECAST), Photopass, birthdays, refurbishment info, and amazing content from almost a million pages of original content in the MouseWait Lounge. 

This is an  app. Thank you @@@Admin - LiveLaughLoveDisney  295.8 #0 2:46PM
Thank you LiveLaughLoveDisney! - Admin  5:59PM

Here are the Weekly Top 10 TRIVILATOR Players. Find people to play here. Play Disneyland Trivia with your friends on iOS. Play on any device with our new web version here.

1. DisneyMakesMeSmile
0.46

2. Goofytom
0.45

3. beentoall
0.15

4. DisneyMom13
0.05

5. mamabeam
0.04

6. fidgar
0.04

7. teapotsandteacups
0.03

8. Ashhar
0.02

9. Jennifer Cecil Banks
0.02

10. hayleyanna
0.01

 

Yay @@Moog!!!! So great!  πŸ˜ - valj84DisneyDeppAddict  296.0 #970 6:28PM
You sweet thing!  You crack me up!  I'm merely an apprentice being schooled by @@Tom!! - Moog  95.8 #3704 11:33AM
πŸ‘‹β€οΈ - Tom  12016.2 #5 11:47AM
Wtg @@DisneyMakesMeSmile and @@Moog ;) - otilegna  2692.3 #54 7:41PM
A major compliment from someone who hands me my you know what every game, @@otilegna 😜!!! - Moog  95.8 #3704 8:05PM
Yay !!!  - otilegna  2692.3 #54 9:42AM
Any tips on how to keep a game going?  Seems like the past few times I've played Random the other person stops playing and I can't finish the game.  :( - azbellatink  246.2 #1427 12:47AM
Invite  people  to play in the to 10 for the week. We don't  all play everyday but you'll  get your game finished.  - richiii3  1369.4 #130 10:45PM
Yay I made the list!!!!!!  - DayDreamsOfDisneyland  149.3 #2769 7:02PM
 YOU!!! Having fun playing!! - DisneyMom13  297.4 #961 5:01PM
Well done:-).  I'm enjoying playing your games.  Thank you. - beentoall  790.0 #0 2:19AM

Here are the Top 10 MouseWaiters of All-Time:

1. Coaster
20096.2

2. Melody_CM
15882.8

3. Winnie111286
15778.9

4. Dave
13763.7

5. Tom
12016.2

6. jacdanfan
11870.3

7. goofygal
11474

8. Plumiegirl
10305.6

9. ShariRenee
9623.17

10. uscdisneyteacher
8349.52


Such great people on this list, many who doSo much for the app. 😍😍 - secretagentangel  5630.2 #23 2:09PM
Yay! Thank you! - Song  2242.2 #72 8:50AM
 I bow down to you....real fast....like Aladdin drops in front of the Royal Princess, Jasmine! - DisneyMom13  297.4 #961 1:53PM
Congrats - superdisneyman80  170.5 #2435 8:22PM

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