2769.2 #53 (DL Qual #32

Oct 2, 2013 9:21 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
#MWStory - okay, sorry for the long post but it's a doozy. Today is my one year MW anniversary. To say I had a rocky start would be, well,… an understatement. I came into the community, did not read the rules, and I'm sure (well, I know I'm sure)...ticked some people off. The reason I joined the community was because it was a very, very, very bad day at work, and I was looking for something to bring some joy into my life. I just encountered earlier that day and accident that claimed the life of a mother and her two young children. I found MouseWait and thought "hey this is great, I love Disneyland and all things Disney." I saw people posting pictures and thought again, "this is great,... I'll post some of my drawings." Well... that wasn't a good idea, I got scolded, and I got bitter. But in the darkness that I was heading towards, some MouseWait members stepped up to the plate, talk me down from the ledge, and help me to see the error of my ways. I'm eternally grateful to people like HMACIF, PikaRich, MrsSchnooks, secretagentangel, and many more for encouraging me to stay. It then became my goal to become a productive member of this community and to give back as much as I could. In the past year, I have learned that this is not just a place to come and talk about Disney,… It's a place where we open our hearts, our souls, and our lives to complete strangers and share a love of our neighbor. This is been one of my best years since finding this community, and I thank you so very much for allowing me to part of your lives, and for you to be a part of mine. Here's to every minute, every hour, every day, and every year that I get to spend in this community going forward. You all are in my hearts forever!

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oh david I was only mad at u because you didnt rak those pictures off . hehe jk of cource I LOVE EMT's. I felt your pain as I had a very rocky start as well and almost quited myself. mw is so different now and we have gain so many new members but the overall concept and love for mw is there.I am so lucky to have lunch and park time with u. you and I have gone through alot and have each others support on and off mw and miss you sooooooooooooooo much. did i mention I love EMT's. lol. love u david stay strong and keep helping others like you do. you are a one of a kind person and thanks for staying. - pikarich  6097.7 #22 9:30AM
Geez!!!! If his story didn't get me crying your comment would have pushed me to tears! Beautifully said! - Cinderella_Schnooks  3403.5 #45 9:48AM
- pikarich  6097.7 #22 9:52AM
- Cinderella_Schnooks  3403.5 #45 1:27PM
Aww! That made me tear up. How sweet. Those were rough days. But now the Lounge is a MUCH better place. It's happier and healthier. Thanks for all you contribute and, I have said to you many times before... Glad you stuck it out. Happy one year!! *hands you a *™ - misschurro...  7439.3 #12 1:55PM
Thank you for the endless supply of 's, and the endless supply of your kindness!   - DisneyDavidEMT  2769.2 #53 7:35PM
I'm so pleased to read these post! The reason being I remember those days and it was tough, I was struggling to have people see you don't have to be mean to help someone in the lounge. Your story truly did bring a tear to my eyes because it shows how much the lounge has changed and I'm so grateful for it because you don't truly know who's behind that screen name and what they are experiencing and what they need from this community. Especially grateful we have someone like you in here. Your kindness is evident and you're a true friend to everyone! Happy anniversary!! So glad you've stuck it out and met amazing friends  - MarshaMouse  5036.1 #27 4:28PM
Thank you for those very kind words!! - DisneyDavidEMT  2769.2 #53 11:04PM
Thanks for sharing, David. I'm glad you decided to stay, and I am equally grateful to the people who showed kindness to you.  - Admin 1:19PM
😊😊😊that made me tear up. Thanks 😊 - misschurro...  7439.3 #12 1:23PM
Thank you for letting me stay around kind sir!!!  - DisneyDavidEMT  2769.2 #53 3:43PM
Best post of the Day !!!! - friendlymouse  728.0 #281 9:51AM
Yes!!! - Cinderella_Schnooks  3403.5 #45 10:00AM
David, my dear friend, I thank God for people like you that give so selflessly of themselves. You are amazing. I'm so glad you stayed, actually, that many of us stayed!!! You are so positive and caring and helpful to this community. You also have the craziest sense of humor that makes me wake up the neighborhood when I start laughing at your comments. You are such a great friend and I am truly blessed to have you in my life. Congratulations on your MWaversary!  - Cinderella_Schnooks  3403.5 #45 9:59AM
awww give him a mega hug when u see him - pikarich  6097.7 #22 10:02AM
I can't wait to meet you in person, get a serial hug... And hear you laugh!!!   - DisneyDavidEMT  2769.2 #53 12:27PM
Happy first ( Drawwait) anniversary David!!  Best thing about that night is that people were pretty welcoming, but lots of us said to check out the rules and we didn't know how stressed you were and then you wigged out on us.  Once we were all on the same page, it was beautiful.  I'm glad you've hung around and continued to post and make friends.  I hope mw will continue to provide you with a small escape when your work gets crazy to process.  FTR, I really think you should post a drawing for today, you are very talented!! - Linzee  1380.5 #136 4:49PM
Yes! Post a drawing! - dumbbunny  627.2 #342 5:57PM
Imma scared to post one! 😳😁😂😂😂 - DisneyDavidEMT  2769.2 #53 6:33PM
That is great. We all work so hard out there and one of the best parts of Disneyland is it gives us that break from the " rat race" and allows us to ke loose and have fun 😀. Mousewait is the connection that allows us the live views of the park and stories from fellow MWers enjoying while we can't.  For me , living way way out on Long Island it is a real great way to stay connected. Great post Dave !! - polo33  80.3 #4033 7:51PM
I think you're a very sweet and genuine person @DisneyDavidEMT! It comes across in all your post and comments. I too had a horrible start and still trying to connect with people. This gives me hope to keep pushing through and stay on! Thanks for all that you do! Have a magical day! - BriarBeauty  121.7 #3254 7:52PM
Disney and MW are about hope, magic and the ability to overcome an obstacle.... You've got me on your side!! - DisneyDavidEMT  2769.2 #53 9:03PM
Thank for letting us all in on a beautiful story!!!!  And thank you for sticking around!   - cmogo  74.4 #4149 7:55PM
Happy Anniversary @DisneyDavidEMT ... Thanks for sharing your story ... Thank you too for the job you do! Blessings! - pamntink  54.2 #4746 8:37PM
Congrats on your one year MW Anniversary✨David! ❤love your story!!! Like many of you I'm sure I too am so thankful for this happy place! It comforts me in a way that only all of you can understand & appreciate! I know my MW story someday will be a emotional one. Thank you for being you! So glad you stuck with us! - MinnieMyLove  218.0 #1815 9:19PM
Made me cry.  It seems that beneath our happy Disney exteriors lies all sorts of real life issues...and isn't it awesome that MW brings us all together and makes life fun!  I hope I get to meet you someday! - msdizmaui  759.4 #263 12:40AM
so happy you stayed! - OhanaPhoto  6454.6 #21 9:25AM
Glad to know you (virtually, anyway)! I remember that day! :) - Alicewhoareyou  2724.2 #55 9:26AM
I'm so glad you decided to stay. You are an amazing MWer and I'm so glad to have met you. Happy 1 year! 🎉 - mini_MINNIE  1165.8 #162 9:31AM
Happy 1 year!  So glad you decided to stay.  😊 - MinnieMousewife  916.7 #206 9:35AM
I'm glad you were talked back down from that ledge. 😀  MW is a better place due to people like you.  - MeridaFan  4244.1 #37 9:39AM
Awe Happy Anniversary!   - QueenEmilizle  390.5 #598 9:50AM
Awww happy 1 year mousewaitversary!! Glad u stayed too!  - mickeyat78  2086.7 #79 9:52AM
Happy Mousewaitversary to you! I recall some of that going down last year back when I was a reader only due to junk phone that wouldn't post! Glad you found kind MWers to support you! Its wonderful to know that MW luv gets spread through you to the people you help as an EMT!  That's what its all about & Mr. Disney would be proud! - JediCOTA  93.4 #3772 10:12AM
Thank you! There is definitely lot of love here!! - DisneyDavidEMT  2769.2 #53 7:43PM
Happy Anniversary!  I had a post all written out then it went poof! EMTs are among my favorite people in the world. While in their day jobs our EMTs at the arena deal with what you do, at the arena they don't (for the most part a TON of ETOHs at concerts!), so I have the chance to really get to know them and I hope I get to meet you sometime! You are an incredible person!  - ythdudette  1527.5 #118 10:23AM
I emt's - pikarich  6097.7 #22 10:31AM
Oh my gosh what a wonderful story. I am so glad you decided to stay! Hope to see you in the parks soon  - Sharkgrrl19  262.1 #1287 10:25AM
Happy Anniversary! I hear you,  MW has gotten me through some incredibly difficult times...  it seems to have such a healing effect in so many ways. Congrats on a great first year! - Nala  382.7 #613 10:35AM
Happy 1 year DDEMT!!! 🎉🎉🎉  🎉🎉🎉 - goofymom2boys  1520.0 #119 10:37AM
Happy MWversary!  - mrandmrstooooodles  37.8 #5511 10:43AM
I joined about a week before you and I remember your firsts posts. My story is kind of the opposite. I posted some bad posts on purpose just to cause a ruckus, but then everyone's comments really cracked me up, I wasn't expecting everyone (most everyone) to have a sense of humor. That's what kept me coming back and then later I realized there was awesome people like you that have a sense of humor AND a kind heart. Now you guy are stuck  with me  - phillip...  1367.4 #137 10:59AM
Such a trouble-maker! 😂😂😂😂 - DisneyDavidEMT  2769.2 #53 7:45PM
That is a great story!!! I look forward to getting to know you! - DisneyOnesie  621.2 #346 11:00AM
Aww thank you for sharing! Happy MWaversary! - TheDroidYouAreLookingFor  468.6 #486 11:02AM
This is so awesome! Glad you are here  - erinten  539.9 #406 11:10AM
Thank you for sharing, glad you are here and stuck around! Thanks for giving me some tips too in the past!  - ACSantos  151.5 #2752 11:22AM
Thanks for sharing your touching MW story.  You have been a wonderful addition.  Happy MW Anniversary!  - snowwannab  759.0 #264 11:34AM
This is such a sweet story! I think the best part of MW is the connections you make and the feeling of family that you just can't get from other apps. Even though I haven't met a single MWer face to face, I feel like I know some of you better than I know people that I see every day! - lassengirl  164.0 #2567 11:37AM
I remember the beginning. I never felt there was a problem. Sooo glad you stayed. You make this app a great place to be.  - sewedna  579.0 #372 11:43AM
😍😍👏👏awww!! This is your once a month tear jerker...no more until November 😁Happy Anniversary!! I'm sorry you had such a rough start..I completely missed what was going on during that time, because I had to step back from MW after a very painful situation with another person. I'm so glad that you were able to jump back in so quickly (it took me almost a year to come back). You are such an inspiration, and you always always so kind and positive. I know what you deal with at work, and I love that you have a way to decompress 😃I how to meet you and your beautiful wife in person!! Hugs😀 - 2BeignetOrNot2Beignet  1475.5 #121 11:46AM
I'm trying to cut back!  😂😂😂 - DisneyDavidEMT  2769.2 #53 12:29PM
Thanks for sharing your story...glad you stuck around to make lifelong memories and friends. Happy MW Anniversary! 🎉🎉 - GheeButtersnaps  377.6 #626 11:57AM
That's a very nice story.  And I continue to make mistakes here, but everyone seems perfectly wonderful (and forgiving).  Happy anniversary! - Cyette  6.1 #16245 1:01PM
So glad you stuck it out! And this really has nothing to do with your post but as a fellow mesical professional I want to say you rock. I could NEVER do what you do. 👍👍👍👍 - lostgirl7988  697.8 #297 1:07PM
I'm nothing special...I just do my job.  But I feel special to be part of this community. - DisneyDavidEMT  2769.2 #53 1:12PM
I beg to differ sir. I couldn't even handle urgent care. I work at a nice calm endocrinologist where the scariest thing is low blood sugar. I hope to meet you one day! - lostgirl7988  697.8 #297 1:15PM
******SaWeet  story, and happy that you stayed☺ Happy Mouse Waitversary!😃 - MadameLeota  4578.4 #32 1:17PM
Your story was so nice. I'm glad you stayed because you are an awesome part of this community. - leftmyheartinwonderland  359.9 #670 1:22PM
Glad you stuck around!...Now if you would go to DL more so we can see you once in a while!   - JollyRoger5  4068.7 #40 1:25PM
I just renewed my pass this last Sunday!  You'll see me more now!  😉 - DisneyDavidEMT  2769.2 #53 2:43PM
I am so grateful for you and all the EMT's and Paramedics out there. No matter the time or place, you guys are our 24 hour safety net.  Always ready to help our families in our times of need. You are so caring not only with our MW family but with our community.  Thank you @DisneyDavidEMT  People like you make this world a better place! - Witchie77  382.4 #614 1:43PM
Oh Happy MW Anniversary!! - Witchie77  382.4 #614 1:44PM
It's weird, but I remember that exact day, as I was losing my Dad, and one of the nurses told me about this Disney site that I might really like, kinda a Disney addict site to share with like minded people.  So I went to check it out, and thankfully I read the rules first, so when I saw your beautiful drawings, and the following admonishments you got, I was a little unsure if this was the right place for me.  I am so glad that I did give it time, and I have been dying to meet any of you guys ever since.  I am actually going to be at the Birthday event, so hope to meet some of you then, can't wait!!! - ValsLaughingPlace  21.3 #7380 1:45PM
Thank you for sharing your story @DisneyDavidEMT you are an amazing example of how a MWer should be for newer MWers like myself  - spaceranger916  383.1 #612 2:02PM
It's my privelege to be here! - DisneyDavidEMT  2769.2 #53 2:44PM
Aw David glad you stayed, you're an wonderful person and great MWer. Hugs! Love your MW story. - dumbbunny  627.2 #342 2:06PM
Thank you!!! - DisneyDavidEMT  2769.2 #53 2:44PM
Happy MWversary!!  I always see that you're there for people, even when you don't know them! - lotusflow3r  172.3 #2428 2:14PM
Happy MW anniversary, Doc!  Jack and Jill wish you all the best! - BombFrogFormerCM  1055.9 #183 4:09PM
Aw, my love to them!! - DisneyDavidEMT  2769.2 #53 7:39PM
Mom finally found the Steamboat Willie shirt on Maui shirt in your size...shall I mail it to you or bring it down? - BombFrogFormerCM  1055.9 #183 7:45PM
Happy anniversary David ! - Hendizl  2871.8 #49 5:44PM
Thanks buddy!! - DisneyDavidEMT  2769.2 #53 7:40PM
Happy Anniversary!! Glad you stayed. 👍😃 - KladiaDisneyNinja  292.0 #1007 6:27PM
Way to hang in there David! I bet you'd get a different response to your pics now. Thanks for you quality posts and Happy MW anniversary.  - NascarDave  323.8 #815 6:37PM
Well, I'm gonna test that theory here shortly!  😂😂😂 - DisneyDavidEMT  2769.2 #53 7:40PM
I read your story earlier and really wanted to respond... but first I wanted to scroll way back and see the pictures - then I got super busy at work... anyway, #1, your drawings are amazing. I can barely do a stick figure, #2, you were jumped on and you were so great in your responses, #3 I am so glad you stayed around - your posts are great, your comments have, more than once, made me laugh super hard.. #4, not sure if I will ever have the opportunity to meet you in person but I love having you on MW and IG.  Thanks for your story... "see" ya later.  - CallMeFlower  424.0 #546 6:47PM
Happy mwversary! Seriously, one of the pics in your collage should've been a drawing 😜 - princessb5  190.9 #2161 6:49PM
Such a wonderful MW story, happy anniversary! - PrincessLeia  312.7 #875 6:59PM
You can't write a story like this & not expect me to scroll to the beginning of your profile to check out your drawings & they look great. I to  EMTs & all though you think you're just doing your job it is well more then that to some of us. I'm glad you stuck around & I know that you really care about others & that is what this site should be about. Thanks for sharing your story & letting us be a part of your adventures.  - UTDISNEYFAMILY  2014.9 #87 7:07PM
Thank you for being a great friend on here.... And of course for my !   - DisneyDavidEMT  2769.2 #53 7:41PM
I have enjoyed what you add to MW! Happy MWversary! - mrscttlemstr  317.2 #852 7:21PM
so sorry I did not see this sooner, I just want you to know it was great finally meeting you and I am glad we all got to find our happy place here on MW.  You are a wonderful person, and a wonderful contributor to this community.  I believe God made special people to be the first responders, it is in your "gut" to help others.  and even though I am posting 2 months later on this, once again last night on your own time you stopped to help accident victims.  I get why you did that though many just drove by without  thinking hey, maybe I could help.  so Congrats on one year but also congrats on keeping your heart open to helping others always.  see you real soon!!!  and lots of love!!!!:D  (heart sticker, heart sticker) - secretagentangel  6905.1 #17 1:28PM
Hi David, my name is Jeremy Szuder. I've been here for over two years and the first year was really hard and intense, I can understand too! I don't remember the exact day I started, but your post gave me pause to contemplate. Congrats on your stay, perhaps we shall meet in the parks sometime soon. Cheers! P.s., I think the lounge is wonderful, warm, and very welcoming these days... Thanks to ALL of you guys! - littleoysterz  242.3 #1502 1:52PM

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Nice pic!📷 - Stitchcrazy62622  22.6 #7157 10:18PM
Awesome!! - stanvoodoo  47.9 #5009 7:25PM

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 are the Top 10 MouseWaiters of All-Time:

1. Coaster
21210.2

2. Melody_CM
19483.4

3. Winnie111286
18248.9

4. Dave
13820.4

5. Tom
12560.7

6. jacdanfan
12152.5

7. goofygal
11745.9

8. ShariRenee
10364.7

9. Plumiegirl
10329.7

10. uscdisneyteacher
8472.12


Such great people on this list, many who doSo much for the app. 😍😍 - secretagentangel  6905.1 #17 2:09PM
Yay! Thank you! - Song  2242.4 #74 8:50AM
Thanks for all of the  - ForeverNeverland  105.6 #3571 3:38PM
 Those are some   numbers.  - Ilovegoofy  69.9 #4271 4:22PM

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  682.8 #308 3:50PM
- tina7321  165.9 #2535 9:28PM
So where is this? Is it the mainst gallery? - Plumiegirl  10329.7 #9 11:11PM

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
14.17

2. Goofytom
7.53

3. teapotsandteacups
2.55

4. sheridanrabbit
1.73

5. DisneyMom13
1.38

6. Dolewhipped
1.07

7. DonaldRox
0.81

8. mamabeam
0.62

9. Boundin
0.37

10. tnkrbell82
0.27

 

Yay @@Moog!!!! So great!  😁 - valj84DisneyDeppAddict  304.7 #926 6:28PM
You sweet thing!  You crack me up!  I'm merely an apprentice being schooled by @@Tom!! - Moog  96.6 #3717 11:33AM
👋❤️ - Tom  12560.7 #5 11:47AM
Wtg @@DisneyMakesMeSmile and @@Moog ;) - otilegna  2783.7 #52 7:41PM
A major compliment from someone who hands me my you know what every game, @@otilegna 😜!!! - Moog  96.6 #3717 8:05PM
Yay !!!  - otilegna  2783.7 #52 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  246.3 #1447 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  1573.7 #114 10:45PM
Yay I made the list!!!!!!  - DayDreamsOfDisneyland  153.1 #2726 7:02PM
 YOU!!! Having fun playing!! - DisneyMom13  317.7 #849 5:01PM
Well done:-).  I'm enjoying playing your games.  Thank you. - beentoallbut1  926.4 #0 2:19AM

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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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  18248.9 #3 10:50PM
Admin - Winnie111286  18248.9 #3 4:46PM
Great place!  - CT4625  75.0 #4136 6:29AM


 
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
1897.8

2. Fantasmicfan1
612.5

3. Coaster
602.33

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
183.8

 

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. 😉 - varela2892  64.0 #4433 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!!👏👏👏 - secretagentangel  6905.1 #17 9:06PM
Half of my points are from wait times.  - Goofytom  2764.8 #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  771.5 #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  69.9 #4271 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  186.7 #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  6905.1 #17 1:19PM

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 #4581 9:01AM
- DisneyMom13  317.7 #849 10:32AM
 to  - DisneyHeidi09  190.4 #2166 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 #5280 7:26AM
Lol, its so true. Was so fortunate  to marry a guy that is a "freak" like me. - DSFamLee  19.7 #7674 3:03PM
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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
- MommyandBash  430.5 #534 4:52PM
We want more books - sctoaonk75  287.4 #1035 7:42PM
- sunvalgifts  163.3 #2577 12:55PM

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  7269.0 #15 8:38PM
Thank you for reading! - Admin  6:26PM
cant wait to read it - ebugsmama  19.6 #7703 10:32PM
  - teapotsandteacups  682.8 #308 10:17PM
- sunvalgifts  163.3 #2577 7:40AM

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  2014.9 #87 4:48PM
Spent $490 on it the other day - CVDisneyland  460.3 #499 12:40PM
Thank you! - Admin  5:04PM
Just spent $100. Surely not my last order this month - Dianat710  62.0 #4492 4:46PM
Oh very cool!!  - sunvalgifts  163.3 #2577 9:45AM

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 #127735 10:15AM
That just means it's time to start planning! 😀 - AngiMouse  114.4 #3415 1:02PM
Ours is blank too with no plans anytime soon. That's why I come to ☺️☺️☺️ - DisneyMom13  317.7 #849 7:30PM
Me too 😀 - AngiMouse  114.4 #3415 8:53AM

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

1. CobbPR
6910

2. uscdisneyteacher
6742

3. Winnie111286
6616

4. Dave
6164

5. misschurro...
6069

6. BaseballMickey
5991

7. pikarich
5602

8. Plumiegirl
5563

9. Duchess_SMK
5500

10. Stitch_Legacy
4717



SEE THE TOP 100

This list needs to be updated! Just saying😬 - MadameLeota  4578.4 #32 9:51PM
is this just a standing thing? Never changes? - DarthFairy  499.2 #452 8:06PM

Here are the top 10 News Contributors:

1. BaseballMickey
7951.14

2. Stitch_Legacy
5143.16

3. RickChavez
3672.13

4. ScooterMike
1962.99

5. SPandEvLover
4771.72

6. caramiapoohluvsbb8
4485.49

7. DLKenCA
2837.4

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  4578.4 #32 3:40PM
Just a little...;) - ShariRenee  10364.7 #8 4:44PM
Okay, a little bit! Lol - MadameLeota  4578.4 #32 10:56PM

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

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

MouseWait Meetups 2016
what is happening for one last time on aug 6? - MsTikiMermadam  1324.1 #139 12:31AM
It was January 8 I think but I left it as I think it's funny😂😂😂 I'll have to delete it😭😭 - secretagentangel  6905.1 #17 7:55PM
ok,  last time for btr....  😹 - MsTikiMermadam  1324.1 #139 6:03AM
It looks like we need to get more official meet-ups happening in the parks.  😄 - LaPearleNoir  2355.4 #71 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 too😂😂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  6905.1 #17 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  2355.4 #71 10:30PM
i keep ending up with tues classes,  and missing the tues meetups.  so glad i have made a few of them! - MsTikiMermadam  1324.1 #139 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  6905.1 #17 8:49PM
MWMeet ups are so cool!! We have a great host!! She bends over backwards to make everyone happy!!😁😁😁😁 we have the best times.. Looking forward to the DTD #meetups this summer when my pass is blocked !! - Fantasmicfan1  4696.7 #30 11:28PM
I'll second that! - redsoxcarlos  3278.3 #47 12:21AM
Now I have to do gymnastics?? I already owe Phillip a handstand photo.😳 I better practice! 😜😜 - secretagentangel  6905.1 #17 5:52PM
i hope to be in anaheim for a ballgame or two during the blockout.  maybe can do a meetup too! - MsTikiMermadam  1324.1 #139 11:28PM
@secretagentangel  you have someone  take a pix of you with your hands in he air,  then flip,it over......  instant handstand!  😆😅 - MsTikiMermadam  1324.1 #139 11:30PM
Next #MWMEETUP is Friday, June 24 at 6pm at Rancho Zocalo, DL. I'll post shortly.   - secretagentangel  6905.1 #17 2:27PM
It looks like I can make this. *marks on calendar* - grumpypapa  7269.0 #15 9:33PM
I might make it. Hoping the heat isn't unbearable.  - Taunton  1459.7 #124 9:18AM

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 month of June 2016
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 #7481 11:53PM
Saturday's rule! One of the perks of a premium pass!  - snappy  442.1 #517 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 #2350 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 #75891 12:12PM
Have Saturdays been less busy then Tuesdays or Wednesdays recently? - TiDoubleGuhErr  0.3 #88532 12:07AM

See what Kate can do for you, and experience Disneyland like a VIP! Get your own Virtual Plaid in the App Store today, it's FREE! http://apple.co/1WL7y9I

- RetroDisneyPins2002  42.7 #5245 8:01AM
- CT4625  75.0 #4136 8:30PM
- sunvalgifts  163.3 #2577 12:25PM
 Cutest Plaid ever at your service! - Ilovegoofy  69.9 #4271 6:36PM

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  1152.2 #164 3:13PM
Got it! More than halfway thru it! It's a lot of fun!!!👍👍✨✨ - 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. 😉 - varela2892  64.0 #4433 2:38PM

Did you know that you can find refurb info with a quick iPhone Spotlight Search? Learn how to find updated Disneyland info fast with a few hidden tricks in MouseWait 9. Post your tips below!



 
MONTHLY OVERALL REAL-TIME LEADERBOARD

1. Melody_CM
1898.47

2. Fantasmicfan1
821.65

3. Winnie111286
694.48

4. Coaster
602.33

5. oiler2112
439.62

6. secretagentangel
403.57

7. grumpypapa
344.28

8. Goofytom
313.83

9. Tom
255.83

10. disneyforme
238.95



SEE TOP 100 LEADERS

I love Disneyland! - Melody_CM  19483.4 #2 11:30PM
Me too - LaPearleNoir  2355.4 #71 1:11PM
Wow I've never made a list before. Thanks - disneybob49  874.2 #218 9:59AM
Yippeeeee!!!! I made the list!!!  - dizzneyfan  704.9 #290 7:17AM
Wow, top of the list:-) - beentoallbut1  926.4 #0 5:40AM

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 #7545 10:53PM
Awesome! Can't wait! - PrincessDaisy_FU2Rcm  350.7 #702 8:33AM
Any idea when Autotopia will re-open?  - CentralCoastAuntVon  104.6 #3588 9:51PM
hopefully never - Dave   13820.4 #4 9:27PM
Bully - secretagentangel  6905.1 #17 1:57PM
My Kids enjoy Autopia - E-Ticket  1476.0 #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  104.6 #3588 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 #5125 5:52AM
It was open today - AngieC  238.3 #1547 10:58PM

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  2764.8 #54 6:41PM
Yes, 1 question every 24 hrs was difficult to stick with.  - DisneyMom13  317.7 #849 6:28PM
Oh 😂😂 just realized that post was 2+ years old😂😂 well people are still taking turns very slowly. Maybe it's the app, not the players.  - DisneyMom13  317.7 #849 6:34PM
I will announce the December tournament date this week. - Admin 11:58PM
Can't wait! - sawman911  2849.6 #50 6:30PM
Still waiting. 😂😂😂 - MeridaFan  4244.1 #37 12:59PM
There should be a droid version of this. I. would love to play  - bryanjung1997  1.1 #68650 2:19PM
I end up deleting games while in progress due to opponents leaving me hanging FOR-EH-VER!!! - MommyandBash  430.5 #534 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  1573.7 #114 2:20PM

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