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Jan 9, 2014 8:34 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
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Good morning! This day in Disney history, January 9th, 1987: Star Tours opened in Tomorrowland!

Occupying the space where Adventure Thru Inner Space
once stood, Star Tours cost $32 million to create.  It is the park's first attraction not to use Disney-designed imagery.

Star Wars characters Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, the Ewoks, and Princess Leia were present for the big premiere, and a futuristic Minnie Mouse, C-3PO, then chairman and chief executive officer of The Walt Disney Company Michael Eisner, George Lucas, and of course Mickey (in a space suit) participated in the exciting silver-wand ribbon-cutting ceremony.
Click here to watch the ceremony

princess

ribbon cutting

The lovely Carrie Fisher, taking part in the festivities:

Carrie

Who remembers this commercial?
 
The opening of the attraction celebration lasted for 60 hours! Guests could pay one-time admission into the park and get their hand stamped then return anytime from Friday to Sunday. Guests were also given a Star Tours Watch when they entered. The attraction featured the voices of Paul Reubens (a.k.a. Pee Wee Herman) as Rex the pilot droid, Anthony Daniels  as the voice of C-3PO, Steve Gawley as Red Leader, Dennis Muren as one of three ILMers (visible in a Maintenance Bay window), and Brian Cummings as the Vid-Screen announcer.

A few people showed up….::shrug::

crowd

I came across this on jimhillmedias website and it made me giggle, thought some of you may enjoy it too:
“There's kind of a funny story about Michael Eisner at the grand opening of Disneyland's "Star Tours." Disney's CEO was supposed to introduce each of the "Star Wars" characters as they came on stage. But -- for the life of him -- Michael couldn't get C3PO's name right. 

So -- whenever Eisner tried to introduce the gold-plated droid -- it would always come out as PC3O. Which -- for some odd reason -- sounded vaguely obscene.
So -- all through the rehearsal of the grand opening ceremony for "Star Tours" -- the Imagineers tried to drill this into Michael's head: "It's C3PO. C3PO. C-3-P-O."
And Eisner would say right back to them: "Right. I've got it now. PC3O."
Finally -- with the hope that a visual aid might help out Michael -- WDI had a cue card made. Which spelled out -- in 2-foot tall letters -- "C-3-P-O."
And then -- when the crucial moment came in "Star Tours" 's actual grand opening ceremony -- an Imagineer held up the card so Eisner could clearly see how the droid's name was pronounced. Michael still managed to get it wrong.
Which just goes to show you : Just because you're a CEO doesn't mean that you actually know your C3POs from your PC3Os.”

I also found a great interview with Tom Fitzgerald (Exectutive VP & Senior Creative Executive for Walt Disney Imagineering) on endorexpress.net if you like to read more. 

The Star Tours universe would soon expand even further, blasting off at Tokyo Disneyland and Walt Disney World in 1989 and at Disneyland Paris in 1992.

Were YOU at this event? Did you like the original Star Tours? Do you miss it? What are your favorite Star Tours memories?

Thanks for reading and watching! Hope you all have a terrific Thursday!


websites referenced:
thisdayindisneyhistory.com
youtube.com
d23.com
jimhillmedia.com
endorexpress.net

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I was there! In fact, my friend Cris said she still has her watch. I think mine is packed away. We were freshmen at the University of La Verne. We went late Friday and stayed til early morning Saturday. We drove back to campus, slept and went to Videopolis to dance that night.  - ythdudette  1527.5 #115 10:12AM
HS class of 86?! - PrincessDuckie  919.6 #204 4:33PM
I remember Videopolis!  That was so much fun!!! - chorizo11  110.6 #3476 8:33PM
Yeah. Graduated from high school in '86 a year early. Started ULV in fall of 1986 and graduated May 1990.  - ythdudette  1527.5 #115 9:01PM
How neat!! Thanks for sharing that with us! 👏😘 - Duchess_SMK  6502.8 #19 6:05AM
awesome post this is. :) - OhanaPhoto  6402.1 #21 10:40AM
Thank you ma'am! 😘 - Duchess_SMK  6502.8 #19 6:05AM
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😊 why thank you Sir!  - Duchess_SMK  6502.8 #19 6:06AM
I was there a short time later.  I made my parents wait in a 4 hour line to ride.  They had people dressed up as robots dancing for people in the line.  Remember it was the 80s so they had on lots of silver spandex and neon wigs and the like.  I miss Captain Rex and always say hi when I pass him sadly in his box in the new queue line.  I do enjoy the new version, but sometimes miss the old one too.  Glad I could experience both.  Still one of my all time favs. - Dawnsharks  168.7 #2476 12:39PM
Dancing people dressed up as robots?! Awesome! See that's the stuff they don't write down! Thank you for sharing that with us!  - Duchess_SMK  6502.8 #19 6:07AM
Whoa, look at all of those people!!  I wasn't there opening day but rode later that summer.  This was fun to read about, thanks for posting!!  I have to admit...I wasn't much of a Star Tours fan before I had kids but  they both love the new one so much so now I do too.  😊 - MinnieMousewife  916.3 #206 9:05AM
Yeah, just a few...😂. It would be so fun to see those cute boys of yours on this attraction! How could you not love it! Thank YOU! 😘 - Duchess_SMK  6502.8 #19 9:29AM
That Mickey costume lol - chelseafeilen  278.1 #1110 9:09AM
What? It was the 80's. 😂 - Duchess_SMK  6502.8 #19 9:30AM
I'm loving the rainbows! Hahahaha! - DisneyOnesie  621.2 #341 1:09PM
Eisner was such a clown shoe. Glad he is off the board and gone. - littleoysterz  242.3 #1493 9:13AM
"Clown shoe" I'm going to use that. 😂  - Duchess_SMK  6502.8 #19 9:58AM
I remember going on it a few months after it opened. I was very young but so stoked on it being Star Wars; I literally thought we took off into space for a few minutes haha. Childhood DL memories 😊 - apesandmonkeys  6523.5 #18 9:28AM
Awe! Disney memories! 😍👏 - Duchess_SMK  6502.8 #19 6:08AM
I didn't know it had been there since '87! And how did I not know pee wee Herman was the voice of Rex?!?  Thanks so much for this awesome post. Love it.  - erinten  539.9 #401 9:30AM
😳 no? Oh neat! So glad you enjoyed it doll! You're welcome! 😘 - Duchess_SMK  6502.8 #19 6:08AM
I remember them showing commercials for this ride non stop on TV. I wanted to ride it so bad! I got to just a year after it opened, but at the time it felt like FOREVER! - tuesday737  1291.5 #141 9:40AM
😂 me too! That's why I added the commercial in the post. Brought back memories! Time goes so slow when you're a kid huh? ☺️ - Duchess_SMK  6502.8 #19 6:09AM
I haven't rode much in the last ten years or so as it started making me not feel well. I always got a kick out of the hostess of the pre-boarding video, aka: bun lady). - HalfCaff  582.9 #361 9:41AM
The old version always madeybtummy hurt too! 😔 ha! The bun lady was awesome!  - Duchess_SMK  6502.8 #19 6:15AM
Good morning. One of the best things Disney has done - Chumash28  1220.0 #150 9:43AM
Hi! 👋 awe! ☺️ - Duchess_SMK  6502.8 #19 6:17AM
Good morning! I was not fortunate enough to attend this event..... Although by the looks of the crowd picks.... Fortunate my not be the right word.... Hehe. I believe I was only able to catch the original flight once and though I don't remember it we'll enough to miss it I do remember Rex. He still short circuits from time to time when we pass him in customs to remind us how much of a blast he was. Thank you for the history. Have a terrific Thursday miss!!! - GrumpyPirateDad  1938.8 #92 10:13AM
👋 I think you may have been right. Opening day looked a bit busy! Thank YOU Sir! 😊 - Duchess_SMK  6502.8 #19 6:19AM
When I was a younger man, I was smaller man. When Star Tours first opened, the cast members used to wear these really nice silver jackets. I had to have one of those jackets so I bought one. I still have that jacket there's only one sad thing about it doesn't fit me anymore. I reached for it to sell on eBay a couple times. My sons too tall so it doesn't fit him right. That attraction was so fantastic when it opened. I know this is going a bit long.  My brother was from Oregon came down for Thanksgiving.   - Midasgold  633.3 #332 11:30AM
Sorry I pushed post trying to get to the screen. I placed a minute chair I started tossing that chair around one leg two legs back forward side to side imitating the actions of the ride. We went to next year. Thank you for your posts Duchess.  - Midasgold  633.3 #332 11:31AM
😍 bet that jacket is so cool! I loved reading that! You always have such good stories! Thank YOU for sharing with us! 👋😘 - Duchess_SMK  6502.8 #19 6:20AM
This post was fun to read. I love this ride and miss the lady on the tv who instructs you on the rules before you enter. Her side bun was awesome. - adventurerEnDisneylandia {AED}  1143.9 #167 11:58AM
😂 bun lady was indeed awesome! You are the second who mentioned her!  - Duchess_SMK  6502.8 #19 6:21AM
Thank you so much for this post...loved it! - TrampsLady  1641.8 #107 12:27PM
Oh yay! I'm so glad! You're welcome! Thanks for telling me! 😘 - Duchess_SMK  6502.8 #19 6:21AM
I love the new version but definitely still miss the old StarWars ride. - ChristopherRobin661  274.4 #1159 12:35PM
Classic vs new is so hard to compare. I agree they both arew/were good!  - Duchess_SMK  6502.8 #19 6:22AM
I think the new star tours is better but the original brings back great childhood memories - phillip...  1362.0 #136 1:22PM
Agreed!!! I get less motion sickness on the new one too! 👏 - Duchess_SMK  6502.8 #19 6:23AM
When I first started going to DL four years ago I was blown away that my two all time favorite childhood (And current probably) movies had attractions, being star wars and indiana jones. - madsdad  1868.2 #98 1:24PM
Disney does such a good job Turing movies into attractions huh? 😍 so awesome!  - Duchess_SMK  6502.8 #19 6:23AM
I was there it was my 11 bday so my parents took me up not realizing it was the opening.. Haha to them - sunshinegrl  348.8 #704 2:53PM
How cool! Did you get a watch?  - Duchess_SMK  6502.8 #19 6:24AM
The original star tours..... still operates at its final disney park in paris with not date if it will be converted to star tours 2.0. The ride simulators used cost $500,000. because they are of military grade simultators and because of how the ride is constructed can till and move around in a 35 degree x,y and z axis.I enjoyed the old star tours very much and glad i got it recorded since michael was not tall enough to ride. many of the original elements are still in the star tours 2.0 including the admiral in the space port room and capt rex as a deffective unit still says some lines from the original ride during power shorts.the reference #1401 and the paging of sacul egroeg (george Lucas). - pikarich  5906.1 #22 3:21PM
Always a plethora of knowledge Sir! Thank you!  - Duchess_SMK  6502.8 #19 6:24AM
I was a host on Submarine Voyage when Star Tours opened...I admit to being jealous of the CMs on that attraction.  I was trained and then became a host on Star Tours in 1988-90.  I liked the flightsuit costumes of that era especially the orange ones worn by the female CMs as they were closer to looking like Star Wars flightsuits. - BombFrogFormerCM  1034.2 #187 4:22PM
I remember you mentioning you used to work on the subs! Lol, I bet those costumes were neat! Plus, they got to go to endor everyday, how cool is that?! 😊 thanks for sharing!  - Duchess_SMK  6502.8 #19 6:26AM
I did a Christmas and summer on Star Tours...they had a better break room! - BombFrogFormerCM  1034.2 #187 8:54AM
The original Star Tours was a mind blowing experience in it's time and was a great ride that we still rode on every trip right up until the reboot. The 2.0 version is obviously an improvement with more variety but something about taking that final run through the trough leading to the exhaust port can't be beat! Such an incredible feeling like you are right in the original film! - Mikesaxclar  679.9 #306 4:41PM
Excellent points! The classic version will always be remembered! J just love how Disney can really transport you to another world like no other! Thanks for your comment! 😊 - Duchess_SMK  6502.8 #19 6:29AM
*I  - Duchess_SMK  6502.8 #19 6:29AM
Great post! That is a funny story about Eisner! 😂😂😂 Best Post of the day material for sure!!! - adisneyfamily  1004.0 #194 5:04PM
😂😂😂Great story! - RadiatorSprings4Ever  1900.8 #96 5:41PM
😂 oh good someone read it and laughed! I was thinking people just skipped over it! Hi btw! We've missed you! 👋💗 - Duchess_SMK  6502.8 #19 6:30AM
Thanks! 💖 - adisneyfamily  1004.0 #194 3:39PM
I liked the old one because I'm not really a fan of 3d. - HasAnyoneSeenMyGlassSlipper  690.8 #298 6:05PM
Really? Awe, do you still ride the new version or no?  - Duchess_SMK  6502.8 #19 6:30AM
I still ride it because it's my kid's favorite. Last time we were on it, Captain America sat right behind me and I blocked his view with my Minnie ears. Whoops!😁 - HasAnyoneSeenMyGlassSlipper  690.8 #298 7:07AM
Memories... I was there the summer after this ride opened. Several hours spend in the queue, for sure! - Diz_Mel  96.0 #3720 9:16PM
That's cool! Wow! Commitment! I think the longest I've waited in a line was 2 hours. 😬 idk if I'd do it again either. 😂 - Duchess_SMK  6502.8 #19 6:33AM
I remember when this first opened!!! We were waiting in line with my Dad and we laughed so hard when the worker droid turned around and said "hi Dad!" Perfect timing!  - PixiePirateMaid  355.4 #681 12:09AM
😂😂😂😂 now that's a cool Star Tours memory! Thanks for sharing that!  - Duchess_SMK  6502.8 #19 6:33AM

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Can't wait! - sawman911  2824.2 #50 6:30PM
Still waiting. 😂😂😂 - MeridaFan  4244.1 #36 12:59PM
There should be a droid version of this. I. would love to play  - bryanjung1997  1.1 #68429 2:19PM
I end up deleting games while in progress due to opponents leaving me hanging FOR-EH-VER!!! - MommyandBash  428.5 #529 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  1508.5 #117 2:20PM

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
28.84

2. Goofytom
17.1

3. teapotsandteacups
8.95

4. sheridanrabbit
5.93

5. DisneyMom13
4.76

6. mamabeam
1.88

7. Dolewhipped
0.6

8. Moog
0.4

9. beentoall
0.37

10. Mckenzie1307
0.32

 

Yay @@Moog!!!! So great!  😁 - valj84DisneyDeppAddict  304.6 #916 6:28PM
You sweet thing!  You crack me up!  I'm merely an apprentice being schooled by @@Tom!! - Moog  96.3 #3711 11:33AM
👋❤️ - Tom  12307.0 #5 11:47AM
Wtg @@DisneyMakesMeSmile and @@Moog ;) - otilegna  2783.0 #51 7:41PM
A major compliment from someone who hands me my you know what every game, @@otilegna 😜!!! - Moog  96.3 #3711 8:05PM
Yay !!!  - otilegna  2783.0 #51 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 #1439 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  1508.5 #117 10:45PM
Yay I made the list!!!!!!  - DayDreamsOfDisneyland  149.5 #2778 7:02PM
 YOU!!! Having fun playing!! - DisneyMom13  312.3 #869 5:01PM
Well done:-).  I'm enjoying playing your games.  Thank you. - beentoall  866.4 #0 2:19AM

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  2009.5 #86 4:48PM
Spent $490 on it the other day - CVDisneyland  421.0 #546 12:40PM
Thank you! - Admin  5:04PM
Just spent $100. Surely not my last order this month - Dianat710  58.5 #4575 4:46PM
Oh very cool!!  - sunvalgifts  145.3 #2849 9:45AM

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!

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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  298.2 #0 2:46PM
Thank you LiveLaughLoveDisney! - Admin  5:59PM

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  475.4 #468 11:41PM

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 May 2016
The last few weeks have been relatively quiet, but we will see crowds rise as we get to the end of May, especially toward the end of the month when Grad Nite begins. Looking back at MouseWait's Historical Crowd Index (available in our MagicPlan iOS Calendar), crowds averaged in the high 70s (approx 70% capacity), then the Crowd Index rose to the 80s toward the end of the month. Remember, we've seen larger crowds ever since the 60th Celebration began, so keep that in mind when looking at historical Crowd Index data. 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 May 9, 2016 5:42PM



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 #325 5:39PM
I agree. I think it has to do with most passes being blocked - PoohSizedGuy  20.6 #7438 11:53PM
Saturday's rule! One of the perks of a premium pass!  - snappy  442.1 #511 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  176.2 #2346 5:08AM
I second this. The info is great to have, but it's too long.  - 1HitchhikingGhost  271.1 #1186 5:04PM
6 of us going Sunday 11 6 year have use that annual pass - jmmm  0.6 #75666 12:12PM
Have Saturdays been less busy then Tuesdays or Wednesdays recently? - TiDoubleGuhErr  0.3 #88326 12:07AM


 
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  1623.2 #109 8:03PM
Will there be a 3 and when? - menifeemom  224.9 #1712 7:31PM
@Admin  HOPE you are working on #3!  - Dianat710  58.5 #4575 5:41PM
I really enjoyed reading them. I think I need to do a re read of them plus the Voyagers series. - arianwenmcb  242.0 #1497 12:45PM

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
107300

2. jacdanfan
105000

3. iLOVELUCYnDISNEY
82000

4. leopardditz2000
80000

5. teapotsandteacups
80000

6. DisneyGrandma
65000

7. DarthFairy
58950

8. debbiev
55750

9. Melody_CM
55000

10. MinnieMyLove
46500

 

  Well done and congratulations.  Now I know how some people have so many stickers.  Keep up the good work:-) - beentoall  866.4 #0 2:55AM
And they share - suzieq65  140.1 #2944 9:06PM
!!! And I thought working up to 73 credits was good lol - sunvalgifts  145.3 #2849 12:21PM
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  476.8 #465 7:43PM
!!! And I thought working up to 73 credits was good lol - sunvalgifts  145.3 #2849 12:21PM

Here are the top 10 News Contributors:

1. BaseballMickey
7892.33

2. Stitch_Legacy
5143.16

3. RickChavez
3671.63

4. ScooterMike
1962.99

5. SPandEvLover
4734.7

6. caramiapoohluvsbb8
4484.94

7. DLKenCA
2763.85

8. IDVandalSkipperCM
2579.96

9. Dave
13817.4

10. LilSterner
5749.16



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#Breaking news 🚨  This needs to be updated! - MadameLeota  4516.0 #31 3:40PM
Just a little...;) - ShariRenee  10351.4 #8 4:44PM
Okay, a little bit! Lol - MadameLeota  4516.0 #31 10:56PM


Hey I'm finally on this list 😄👍🎉 - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4409.5 #34 10:39PM
Your always on the list!!! 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂list of what I don't know😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝. Jk - Fantasmicfan1  3852.4 #40 12:34PM
Fantasmicfan1 I just read that in the voice of Rodney Dangerfield from Back to School! - KennyV  1229.6 #148 3:48PM
Love seeing everyone's pictures from Disneyland !! I know, we always have a good time :) - Lyssa2012  196.1 #2092 11:22PM
i am so glad i got to experience it,  but did not have to go thru it! - MsTikiMermadam  1252.5 #142 5:56AM
Nice, my first time on the list and I have 2! Thank you!   - sunvalgifts  145.3 #2849 11:56AM
Oops! It didn't seem to post the first time lol. Sorry for the double post.  - sunvalgifts  145.3 #2849 11:58AM
Thank you to all who post from the park!! Love seeing the park when I cannot be there. - snowgrey  7.9 #13323 2:49PM

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  3852.4 #40 9:42PM
  - jacdanfan  12150.4 #6 6:08AM
  - JediKitty  1148.8 #164 10:32PM
I miss the  - DisneyMom13  312.3 #869 1:34AM

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Oh how we miss you MSEP... 😩😩😩 - DisneyBallers  57.1 #4611 10:05PM
what is MSEP? - markchop  87.5 #3867 9:35PM
Main Street Electrical Parade - sawman911  2824.2 #50 9:33AM
I miss the Electrical Parade.  My mom was actually covering a story about the Electrical Parade and got to ride in one of the vehicles.  - RetroDisneyPins2002  42.7 #5222 1:35PM
!!! - DisneyMom13  312.3 #869 7:43PM
!!!! That is soooo cool!!! - dizzneyfan  609.8 #344 8:06AM
Nice pic!📷 - Stitchcrazy62622  22.6 #7121 10:18PM
Awesome!! - stanvoodoo  46.8 #5046 7:25PM

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  6924.7 #16 8:38PM
Thank you for reading! - Admin  6:26PM
cant wait to read it - ebugsmama  19.6 #7665 10:32PM
  - teapotsandteacups  475.4 #468 10:17PM
- sunvalgifts  145.3 #2849 7:40AM


 
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1. Fantasmicfan1
1992.44

2. Winnie111286
1891.73

3. Melody_CM
1377.4

4. secretagentangel
829.45

5. ShariRenee
728.31

6. Coaster
645.43

7. grumpypapa
486.37

8. jacdanfan
388.43

9. dizneedude
310.3

10. goofygal
305.6



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I love Disneyland! - Melody_CM  17260.2 #3 11:30PM
Me too - LaPearleNoir  2354.6 #70 1:11PM
Wow I've never made a list before. Thanks - disneybob49  803.0 #236 9:59AM
Yippeeeee!!!! I made the list!!!  - dizzneyfan  609.8 #344 7:17AM
Wow, top of the list:-) - beentoall  866.4 #0 5:40AM

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!


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  55.0 #4694 9:01AM
- DisneyMom13  312.3 #869 10:32AM
 Always taking care of us... we love u Admin!!!  - calidream1  398.0 #583 7:05PM
I know it's awesome to know your not alone as a Disneyland freak  - mjpdisney67  37.8 #5481 7:26AM
- maleficentmama  3.3 #33006 11:39AM

Here are the Top 10 MouseWaiters of All-Time:

1. Coaster
20607.9

2. Winnie111286
17535.4

3. Melody_CM
17260.2

4. Dave
13817.4

5. Tom
12307

6. jacdanfan
12150.4

7. goofygal
11658.9

8. ShariRenee
10351.4

9. Plumiegirl
10325.5

10. uscdisneyteacher
8403.8


Such great people on this list, many who doSo much for the app. 😍😍 - secretagentangel  6446.7 #20 2:09PM
Yay! Thank you! - Song  2242.4 #74 8:50AM
Congrats - superdisneyman80  224.6 #1720 8:22PM
Thanks for all of the  - ForeverNeverland  104.3 #3581 3:38PM

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

1. CobbPR
6910

2. uscdisneyteacher
6676

3. Winnie111286
6479

4. Dave
6162

5. BaseballMickey
5974

6. misschurro...
5916

7. Plumiegirl
5560

8. Duchess_SMK
5481

9. pikarich
5420

10. Stitch_Legacy
4717



SEE THE TOP 100

This list needs to be updated! Just saying😬 - MadameLeota  4516.0 #31 9:51PM
is this just a standing thing? Never changes? - DarthFairy  476.8 #465 8:06PM

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.

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 the android users are even wanted as a part of the mousewait community. 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. Thanks for reading  and understanding my frustrations ( i hope ) and please everyone........Have a Disney-tastic day!Mark - molney14u  0.1 #105887 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  6446.7 #20 8:10PM
I have the countdown and I love it! - tree320  0.6 #0 9:26AM
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 #127523 10:15AM
That just means it's time to start planning! 😀 - AngiMouse  104.9 #3566 1:02PM
Ours is blank too with no plans anytime soon. That's why I come to ☺️☺️☺️ - DisneyMom13  312.3 #869 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 the android users are even wanted as a part of the mousewait community. 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. Thanks for reading  and understanding my frustrations ( i hope ) and please everyone........Have a Disney-tastic day!Mark - molney14u  0.1 #105887 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  6446.7 #20 8:10PM

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