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Sep 11, 2013 8:35 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
 Best Post of the Day 9-11-13
Good morning!
This sad day in Disney history, September 11th, 2001.  Following the mornings tragic terrorist attacks on The Pentagon, New York City's World Trade Center and in the air over Pennsylvania, Walt Disney World and Disneyland closed without incident.

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All the resort hotels remained open and provided accommodations to guests who were unable to leave. Phone charges were suspended so that guests could reach family and friends. Food and beverage stations remained open at no charge for guests who were on property. AMC Theaters in Downtown Disney were kind enough to show free Disney films for stranded Resort guests.

The closure marked only the second time Disneyland had locked it's gates in its 56-year history due to a national tragedy.
The first time was after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in November 1963.

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The photos I found are from an article written by a cast member who worked at the park on September 11th, 2001, as part of the "skeleton crew". I enjoyed the read and found it pretty interesting, it has even more photos from the nearly empty park. A true rarity as Disneyland is normally open 365 days a year. To read:
http://tinyurl.com/3t66dg2

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I know today is a somber one, as we morn and pay our respects to the ones we've lost, let us remember how blessed we are to live in the most wonderful country in the world. Please don't let another moment pass without letting someone YOU love know how much they mean to you.

God Bless the USA! Never forget!

Websites referenced:
thisdayindisneyhistory.com
disneylandcompendium.blogspot.com

Tagged in: Disney History  
This is a very hard day for me as I lost friends in that tragedy.  It's a constant reminder that, as you said, we need to let our loved ones know how much they mean to us.  So, with that said, thank you Admin for giving me a new family, and thank you all of MW for welcoming me into yours.  I love you all! - DisneyDavidEMT  2305.6 #56 8:41AM
David please feel free to DM me as needed. I am sending you tons of hugs. - missmimi90  2002.4 #69 8:54AM
I'm very sorry for you lost friends on this horrific day. I just remember my very smart almost two year old actually crying and saying why would someone fly a plane into a building. I hadn't even told him what happened or why at that point. We need to all tell our friends and loved ones as often as possible how much they mean to us. I'm thankful for this app and the friendship it has created for most of us. I hope you have a good day still and know your very cared and loved by many.  - Tinkerbellmom4  412.2 #501 9:09AM
Always there for you! - BombFrogFormerCM  888.5 #184 9:35AM
******(((Hugs))) - MadameLeota  3068.8 #41 10:37AM
I too lost a friend and feel your pain. I think I can speak for everyone when I say, we are beyond happy to have you on MW! It's always great to open up your world to new people, who give you hope that goodness still exist. Sending you a big hug!! - BriarBeauty  117.8 #3177 1:34PM
Love and gratitude to all.. I deliberately , as an act of defiance, went to DL on 9/12, ( the news had said that DL was a possible target ), and I went to Great Moments with Mr Lincoln and the flag retreat and held my head high while tears streamed down my cheeks... - carminaire  698.7 #255 7:51PM
πŸ˜ͺ. Brought back all the emotions of that sad day. I know living my life doing the daily routine sometimes I forget to appreciate the people in my life and my country. Thanks for this reminder! - sultan  37.4 #5080 8:53AM
This day as well as Memorial Day and Veterans' Day always has me numb.  Like many who have answered the call to serve whether it be as first responders or military duty, service is not done for money or glory.  I can't put into words what I'm thinking about how much has changed.  I've changed, friends have been lost, and we as a nation have changed.  I'm thankful for my family and for Disneyland giving us all a place where it's ok to escape the world. - BombFrogFormerCM  888.5 #184 9:09AM
Thank you got your service Sir! Yes! So grateful for family and DL as well! πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ’— - Duchess_SMK  6104.3 #15 10:44PM
Disney is just so magical.  It has helped us remain and grow as a family. - BombFrogFormerCM  888.5 #184 10:55PM
Thank you for this post, Duchess. It is so important that we don't forget. I got emotional talking about 9/11 with my children this morning as I took them to school. Amazing how fresh the memories are, 12 years later.  - BaronessVonShush  120.5 #3130 9:27AM
We had Andrew Card, Chief of Staff, during the 9/11 crisis speak with us just a moment ago along with survivors. It was incredibly touching and made me so proud to be an American. This morning coming into work it was still quite dark only the light from the moon illuminated the surroundings and on an overpass was a soldier pacing back and forth holding the American flag -it brought tears to my eyes. I hope everyone finds peace in their hearts today and everyday. Thanks for allowing me to share and thank you to all that serve. - BibbidiBobbidiBoo  70.0 #4009 9:34AM
Thank you for Posting this!  I come from a Military Family, my Dad was in the Navy, retired after 32 years, my husband is retired Air Force, my oldest Son is in the Navy now and my youngest son is enlisting in the Air Force next Month.  Our Country is the Great Nation it is a because of our volunteer Military, Police Force and Fire Fighters!   - luvthemouse  218.0 #1695 9:40AM
Please thank your family for their service! - BombFrogFormerCM  888.5 #184 9:54AM
Many thanks to your family! - Duchess_SMK  6104.3 #15 10:45PM
Excellent Post SMK - vincentchase1  672.9 #275 8:39AM
Thank you kindly Sir! - Duchess_SMK  6104.3 #15 10:38PM
Wonderful post and pictures - kskating  612.1 #308 8:39AM
Beautiful post, thanks for sharing SMK! - MightyWhitey  1081.4 #158 8:40AM
Thank you Sir! Thanks for all YOU do to keep us safe! - Duchess_SMK  6104.3 #15 10:48PM
Thank you for this post.! - disneymom1  205.2 #1857 8:42AM
What a wonderful post- I am in tears. πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈThank you, my dear, sweet friend 😘 - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  5459.2 #17 8:43AM
The pics look so haunting. I hope that there will never be another reason to close the Park 😞 - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  5459.2 #17 8:45AM
😒 - MeridaFan  3577.3 #36 10:18AM
((Hugs)) ::pats your tears away with a tissue:: love you! - Duchess_SMK  6104.3 #15 10:39PM
Wonderful post. 9/11 we will never forgetπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ - hummer01  299.6 #857 8:46AM
Very beautiful post, it made me tear up. This day always brings back so many memories. Ty for this post. - PixieBelle  237.7 #1434 8:47AM
"It's better to feel pain, than nothing at all. The opposite of love is indifference". May God bless those who lost their lives on this day and their families. May we never forget that it's ok to feel pain and to always show love and kindness to one another. - missmimi90  2002.4 #69 8:51AM
Beautiful post! The pictures gave me chills with so many memories from that day! - KyandGaMom  209.5 #1808 8:51AM
What a fascinating read.  Thank you so much for posting this.   - cmogo  74.4 #3907 9:23AM
So glad you enjoyed it! - Duchess_SMK  6104.3 #15 10:49PM
We had a partial 3rd day closure and that was after the Northridge earthquake as well. Whatever you believe happened on 9/11/01 I thing for sure is you remember where and what you where doing that day. panic , fear, confusion and some hate was felt all over. As we have many mwrs here that serve in the community I am grateful for their courage and the courage of all those responders that faced danger to save as many as they could even if they didnt not know that for some of them it would be their last day on earth. They passes away as super heroes because they were already heroes.This reminds me of how fragile life is and try to be welcoming and loving toward others. Thank you , everyone is a hero in my book - pikarich  4299.2 #27 9:44AM
Thank you all for sharing. God Bless us all. πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ - guestcontrolrope1  77.2 #3860 9:59AM
πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ™πŸ‘ - Duchess_SMK  6104.3 #15 10:49PM
{{{America}}}  {{{First Responders}}}  {{{All those affected}}}   Thinking of you today.  xoxo - Cyette  6.1 #14506 10:00AM
Wow i didnt know this piece of history from disney. That they closed that tragic day. We will never forget πŸ™ - iLOVELUCYnDISNEY  887.1 #186 10:06AM
Thank you for sharing this.Β β€πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ’™ - PirateQueenBriezy  308.3 #812 10:07AM
Thank you Duchess - missariel33  2111.9 #65 10:18AM
Thank you. It was a horrible day.  - Midasgold  614.1 #306 10:23AM
at times, too hard to reflect on the events of that day. Nevertheless, we must remember, always, the sacrifices that were made on that horrific day. thank you for posting. Love to all. - FrankenweenieVelinee  2289.3 #58 11:45AM
Thank You Duchess for writing this, I know it was hard on you to do and  I know you were thinking it might be too sad to do it today, but it really helps everyone remember and think too of all they have.  I pray for those hurting and thank the Lord for all He gives me, may I never forget or become unthankful.  thanks again Duchess. - secretagentangel  1936.8 #75 11:46AM
πŸ˜πŸ˜˜πŸ’— πŸ™ŒπŸ™ forever grateful. - Duchess_SMK  6104.3 #15 10:46PM
πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ - SPandEvLover  3787.1 #33 11:50AM
thankyou so much for sharing this. I will never forget that horrible day. Thankyou to all who serve our country and keep it safe every day. - joyful_belle131  54.6 #4391 12:00PM
Thank you to all first responders, military, and so many others that went above and beyond expectations during this time. Thoughts and prayers with everyone! - aprilinjune4  483.4 #408 12:16PM
This gave me chills and now I'm in tears.  Thanks so much for this important history post of a day where the world changed forever.  So grateful to live in this country.  πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ - MinnieMousewife  886.5 #187 12:34PM
πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ’—πŸ˜˜ - Duchess_SMK  6104.3 #15 10:41PM
this made me well up. thank you for the thoughtful post and reminder, and thank you to all who serve this country and to those who preserve our freedom. - QueenMiranda  400.7 #523 1:32PM
((Hugs)) πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ˜ - Duchess_SMK  6104.3 #15 10:47PM
Thanks to all who serve(d)! This is a tough day for many but keep them forever in your thoughts. - AZKen78  205.0 #1860 2:00PM
My family went to the parks that Thursday or Friday after 9/11. I do remember it wasn't crowded. It was still the happiest place on earth but it was like there was a black cloud above the park.  - mattc  259.4 #1199 2:05PM
Wow - thank you so much for rembering - we must NEVER forget. God Bless America.   - Sfarrell  87.1 #3677 3:15PM
Thank you for sharing!😒 Reading and crying...πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ - mrscttlemstr  308.7 #808 9:25PM
Thank you for this post. - Mickeymacias  176.4 #2229 10:35PM
What a wonderful story. Thanks for reminding us how special our loved ones are and what an amazing truly American company Disney is.  - JSparrow1911  52.8 #4445 10:37PM
Thanks for posting. I was only 8 on that day, but it's a day I will never forget... One that changed everything. God bless every American who was murdered that day, every person impacted, and every serviceman and woman who has since served and protected our nation.  - SteamboatMinnie  310.6 #792 11:00PM
I just remember that our world just plain changed that day!  An innocence was lost in this country that we have never gotten back.  πŸ˜’ - MeridaFan  3577.3 #36 11:14PM

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Your always on the list!!! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚list of what I don't know😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝. Jk - Fantasmicfan1  1341.3 #113 12:34PM
Love seeing everyone's pictures from Disneyland !! I know, we always have a good time :) - Lyssa2012  196.1 #1974 11:22PM
i am so glad i got to experience it,  but did not have to go thru it! - MsTikiMermadam  364.9 #588 5:56AM
Sweet, I have 3 on this list!!  - MisFit.Mouse  627.5 #299 2:52AM
After all of this time being away and I made the list - cyndaws  257.9 #1210 1:45AM

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 #172 3:13PM
Got it! More than halfway thru it! It's a lot of fun!!!πŸ‘πŸ‘βœ¨βœ¨ - TinkerSchelle  1773.1 #86 10:53PM
  - mckelfam  36.4 #5136 3:09PM
Weeeeee - MommyandBash  179.7 #2178 10:29PM

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  1173.5 #138 6:41PM
I will announce the December tournament date this week. - Admin 11:58PM
Can't wait! - sawman911  670.7 #277 6:30PM
There should be a droid version of this. I. would love to play  - bryanjung1997  1.1 #65908 2:19PM
I end up deleting games while in progress due to opponents leaving me hanging FOR-EH-VER!!! - MommyandBash  179.7 #2178 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  676.5 #269 2:20PM

DISCOUNTED DISNEYLAND TICKETS THROUGH MOUSEWAIT! You get 2% off select tickets if you purchase on this page and use the code MOUSEWAIT at checkout. A percentage of your total purchase comes back to MouseWait, which helps cover our monthly maintenance and development expenses! You will also get 100 Credits if you email us your receipt along with your username! 

Can you get a discount on annual passes too? - DeeDeeMouse  246.1 #1338 9:59PM
How do you get discount on AP passes. Guessing use MOUSEWAIT - suzieq65  45.3 #4708 4:00PM
It says discount not available ... Maybe I'm doing it wrong? - gedi0614  25.4 #6036 12:13AM

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

Didn't know there was one. Yay - TrueFromOzLovesDisney  474.7 #420 4:20PM

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  3317.6 #38 8:38PM
Thank you for reading! - Admin  6:26PM
cant wait to read it - ebugsmama  18.1 #7209 10:32PM
After the video my 3 & 1/2 year old says, "that's cool!" It was. Very cool - MommyandBash  179.7 #2178 3:44PM
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Nice pic!πŸ“· - Stitchcrazy62622  16.6 #7549 10:18PM
Oh how we miss you MSEP... 😩😩😩 - DisneyBallers  25.7 #6011 10:05PM


 
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  629.9 #296 8:03PM
I bought the paper copy for myself and 2 copies of season one for christmas gifts!  LOVE THIS BOOK!!! - snitsos  30.0 #5605 5:28PM
Thank you snitsos for your support, glad you liked Season Two! - Admin  12:13AM
Thank you for your support glad you liked Season Two! snitsos - Admin  12:15AM
Test - Admin  12:16AM
- valj84DisneyDeppAddict  191.5 #2024 9:35PM
They make paper copies?!? - LilMissPixie84  309.5 #801 9:23PM

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

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


We have our weekly MW sticker meetup at La Brea bakery at 4 pm in Downtown Disney! Lots of fun for newcomers and all and a great way to meet new people! Then we go to the MW spot we've held in DL to watch PTN and fireworks! Everyone is welcome! - secretagentangel  1936.8 #75 6:10PM
On Tuesday nights, duh!!!πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜© - secretagentangel  1936.8 #75 10:47PM
Thank You - suzieq65  45.3 #4708 6:20PM
We will be there in November - makeitbluesaysmerriwether  35.3 #5200 9:58AM
I'm gonna have a crowding meetup Presidents' Day weekend! Post to come!  - TinkerSchelle  1773.1 #86 5:42PM
I'll crowd with you  - LaPearleNoir  1638.0 #95 2:27PM
I ❀️ crowding meetups - bonedaddy909  1340.4 #114 12:29PM
Would love to come! - susanann  8.9 #10898 6:15PM
What day works best for you guys bonedaddy909 and susanann and LaPearleNoir? - TinkerSchelle  1773.1 #86 1:21PM
Any day Friday theough Monday works for me! - susanann  8.9 #10898 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  1340.4 #114 7:09PM
I heard there's a cool Winchester Mystery House meetup 😬 - adventurerEnDisneylandia {AED}  1028.2 #168 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  720.8 #247 2:11PM
When is this race? - secretagentangel  1936.8 #75 6:15PM
The 5K is May 8th, 10K May 9th, and the Half is May 10th. - CoachDisney  93.2 #3578 2:43PM
I will for the 5k, will be there Thursday afternoon till Friday noon. - Sleepingbeautysmom  305.2 #828 8:17AM

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 July 27, 2015
Crowd levels have been rising since Disneyland's official birthday on July 17th. Looking back at MouseWait's Historical Crowd Index (available in our new MagicPlan iOS Calendar), this week last year averaged in the high 70s, which is light for summer crowds. When temperatures rise, the crowd does thin out a bit (especially Annual Passholders)--and this week should be a hot one with forecasts in the 90s through Sunday. We feel that the crowd level will be similar to last year (high 70s on the Crowd Index) and the heat will keep some away. To get a real-time look at crowd levels, check the MouseWait app for Crowd Index averages and wait times. - Admin Jul 28, 2015 9:36AM



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  487.8 #404 5:39PM
I agree. I think it has to do with most passes being blocked - PoohSizedGuy  18.6 #7110 11:53PM
Saturday's rule! One of the perks of a premium pass!  - snappy  381.2 #552 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  156.0 #2552 5:08AM
I second this. The info is great to have, but it's too long.  - 1HitchhikingGhost  239.1 #1417 5:04PM
Yay to MouseWaiter kindness πŸ‘πŸ» - Dizkid  368.4 #578 11:40AM
summer surely has been very busy!  - MarshaMouse  4676.3 #22 12:18AM


 
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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!

- valj84DisneyDeppAddict  191.5 #2024 12:58PM
Hi, @@valj84DisneyAddict Hope you are having a wonderful Easter 🐣Come play Trivilator with me! - Moog  48.9 #4589 3:00PM
Yes! A wonderful day!  Hope yours is great too!!! I will look for you on Trivilator. πŸ˜πŸ‘ - valj84DisneyDeppAddict  191.5 #2024 3:27PM
Is it a game? - palomine96  20.5 #6740 11:58PM
Yes!  It's a separate app.  Come play! - Moog  48.9 #4589 8:58AM
I downloaded the app but it too won't add my name so if I play as guest it doesn't give credit to my mouse wait account :(Help!  - DisneyDrea  141.8 #2778 9:08PM
I can't figure out how to play on the Web version. I have been trying for a long time. Help, please - Winnie111286  4417.3 #25 2:44PM

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


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  1341.3 #113 9:42PM
  - jacdanfan  9084.7 #4 6:08AM
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Thanks! DW fans appreciate you! - LeighMouse  17.9 #0 7:58AM

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 #1855 1:26PM
What percentage saving are we looking at for being MouseWaiters? Is it better than a AAA discount.  - MoChuck  128.4 #2974 3:57PM
@Admin. I filled out a form for May 22nd.  I hope you got it. Thanks. - Winnie111286  4417.3 #25 2:23AM
@@Admin I booked with get away today and am staying at the HoJo in December.  Does MW still give the 100 credits or do I have to book with the hotel directly? - dsnylvr1975  6.2 #14423 5:02PM

TOP 5 THINGS to do this week at the Disneyland Resort:

1. Watch the new "Paint the Night" parade 8:50 and 11pm nightly.

2. Watch the new "Disneyland Forever" Fireworks show at 9:30pm nightly.

3. See the new "World of Color" 9pm and 10:15pm nightly.

4. Try to find a "Made with Magic" wand or paintbrush which allow you to interact with select Disney experiences and merchandise. 

5. Look for the Word of the Day displayed outside of the theme park entrances (or in the MouseWait Lounge) and text the word between 7am and 10:59am Pacific to the shortcode listed on the sign. You must be at the Disneyland Resort to enter. If you win, you will be notified around 11am via text or phone. For more info go here

And don't forget about Food! Check out our real-time Food blog to see what's new at the Resort. POST YOUR IDEAS BELOW and they could make the weekly top 5!

Come to our la  Brea sticker meetup which starts early at 4 pm then come join MWers to watch PTN and Fireworks too!  - secretagentangel  1936.8 #75 11:59PM
was bummed i did not make it two weeks ago,  see you in aug! - MsTikiMermadam  364.9 #588 6:41PM
Checkβœ”οΈfinally completed the list! I think my favorite is the new fireworks shows!!! Gives me goosebumps and brings on the happy cry.  - MinnieMyLove  190.4 #2037 9:00AM
Hmmm...thanks for the tip. We'll be there Sat and that magic wand sounds interesting  - Marciamcmouse  40.2 #4942 5:21PM
Can't wait  - Disneyprincessvmk  55.6 #4354 7:26PM

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