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Feb 2, 2014 1:40 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
 Best Post of the Day 2-2-14
#PiratesOfTheCaribbean #BackStorys Since people wanted to know the back story to Pirates of the Caribbean, here you go. You board your boat and sail down a Louisiana bayou past an old man sleeping in a rocking chair on his house porch. This man is the captain at the auctioneer who has guarded the secret entrance to the grotto holding the treasure he and his crew had accumulated over the many years. However, since he has fallen asleep, you are able to sail past him and into the grotto.  Your boat then plunges down two drops, representing you travelling into his dreams and memories of the past. The rest of the attraction is a backwards time line going from present to past starting with the scenes of his crew and other pirates as skeletal remains in various scenes. This represents the reasons he has quit the pirates life, knowing he would end up this way as well if he did not. You pass a portrait of a redheaded lady wearing only orange and maroon socks, this lady of course is the famous redhead being auctioned off later in the story who has accepted the pirate's life and has become a captain herself. You may have noticed those orange and maroon socks before, that is because the Cast Members are wearing them and in fact are supposed to be a part of her pirate crew. The next scene after you exit the tunnel is the attack on Isla Tesoro with the Wicked Wench (original name of the Black Pearl before it was burned, sunk and raised from the sea) bombarding the Spanish fort. We then see that the pirates have made land fall and are questioning Magistrate Carlos as to the whereabouts of Jack Sparrow (originally the hidden treasure of the island). This concludes with the pillaging and burning of the town along with the women being sold at auction. Finally you travel through a jail scene where those who were unfortunate to get caught during the attack were placed trying to escape while their drunken shipmates fire at each other. You then travel back up the waterfall, representing the end of the dream and return to present day as you arrive back at dock.

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I'll probably post up the Haunted Mansion one later in the week. Probably have to do it as a 2 parter since there was a change in the storyline sort of with Constance's taking over. Can also go through the whole concept to present if people really want it since I know most the history of the Mansion since it's inception - CM_Shadowgamer  2577.5 #60 12:42AM
Yes, please share the story with the husband who told her not to go into the attic - I was sad when they changed it around and made the bride the villain. - DisneyOnesie  621.2 #346 4:41AM
Would love to hear the story! - MsTikiMermadam  1324.5 #139 4:15PM
Just remembered I didn't put some fun facts in to this post and decided to make it a reply instead of a new post. Anyway, there are several actual movie props inside of the attraction. The chair Jack Sparrow sits on in the treasure store at the end of the attraction was used in the dining room scenes of the Haunted Mansion movie (they also have one in Florida and one appears in one of Constance's wedding photos in Haunted Mansion). The chest that held the cursed gold can be seen in the treasure scene with the skeletal pirate sitting on top of the gold pile. It is against the wall on the far side as you enter, closest to where the Davy Jones projection is. The final prop from the movie that I'm aware of is the boat that Pintel and Ragetti use when dressed as women. It will be tied up next to the fortress wall on your right hand side as you turn into the city after the battle scene. Speaking of Pintel and Ragetti, the two laughing pirates closest to where Jack is hiding near the well are who they are modeled after. One has a glass eye, and one has a peg leg (which I guess they didn't go with in the movie). Finally, the captain at the auction was originally the first Mr. Lincoln animatronic. - CM_Shadowgamer  2577.5 #60 2:26PM
Oh wow!  Great info!  I really like the fact about the Lincoln animatronic!  That's something I didn't know! - IDVandalSkipperCM  2580.3 #59 2:28PM
I remember the old man would talk as the boat slowed at the cabin. Anyone else remember this part?  - Bigbill  17.6 #8171 7:53PM
No, but I remember his dog. - HasAnyoneSeenMyGlassSlipper  690.9 #302 7:55PM
I remember his hound too. - RadiatorSprings4Ever  2023.7 #85 8:00PM
I think about his dog every time we ride it - and then wonder if I was imagining things to think there ever was one! - DisneyOnesie  621.2 #346 4:40AM
I swear I do remember that, and the dog who was outside with him. When was that? - GotMouse_aka_JRoseAllister  91.0 #3815 1:34PM
I remember!  I actually thought I was crazy for remembering that!  And I always thought that the dog was the one from Carousel of Progress! - msdizmaui  759.4 #263 12:13AM
Thank you so much for posting that! POTC isy family's favorite ride! I can't wait to share this with my sons - leopardditz2000  1060.6 #181 1:45PM
Wow!! Thanks for all the info - FoolishMortal138  502.4 #450 1:46PM
That is awesome how there are stories that go with the rides, the one I had heard was of how the haunted mansion and pirates of the Caribbean tied together? Idk if it is true it made sense but so does this one and maybe more legit but thank you for sharing :) - WeCallitDisneyMagic  142.3 #2912 1:51PM
The Mansion/Pirates cross over was a concept that never happened that would have also tied in Tom Sawyer Island. The idea was to make the captain at Pirate's Jean Lafitte and also make him the owner of the Haunted Mansion. He would have had a secret lair under the mansion that would be used to smuggle his treasure and goods out of the bayou and on to Tom Sawyer's where the secret pirate base would be. There are actually clues to this concept inside the mansion and in New Orleans Square itself if you look hard enough. The best part is that the concept never truly went away and Tom Sawyer's is now Pirate's Lair. - CM_Shadowgamer  2577.5 #60 1:56PM
For those curious, here's a website with a TON of info on this concept:  http://tinyurl.com/4y65bl6 - CM_Shadowgamer  2577.5 #60 1:58PM
That's really cool and now that u mention it, yea u could see how that concept never went away, seeing as to how there's the archway by the haunted mansion with the numbers that was supposed to be the secret lair right? I really like hearing/reading this kind of stuff it gives you much more of a connection to the whole attraction, thanks again  - WeCallitDisneyMagic  142.3 #2912 3:03PM
That is fantastic to know about, thank you sooooo much!! I can't wait to ride this again and have an entirely different perspective about this ride!! Cheers! - apesandmonkeys  6523.5 #20 1:51PM
Coooooool!!! Thank you!!!! - missariel33  2115.6 #77 1:52PM
Thanks for filling in the details that's I didn't know. I tell my husband this story every time we get on POTC  - LaPearleNoir  2355.4 #71 1:58PM
...And also, looking forward to the #HauntedMansion #Backstory  - apesandmonkeys  6523.5 #20 1:59PM
I'll get to that eventually. - CM_Shadowgamer  2577.5 #60 5:41PM
Thanks for the info! My best friend used to work Pirates/Mansion and has told me SOME of the stories. Can't wait to read about Mansion! - BriHizzle  374.8 #631 2:01PM
Mansion's has changed sort of based on Constance's arrival. - CM_Shadowgamer  2577.5 #60 2:02PM
Thanks for the info, very cool - TiggerBelle  520.6 #426 2:16PM
Wow nice! Did not know the tid bit about the redhead! - BellesLibrary  418.5 #556 2:18PM
Thank you so much for posting! - BombFrogFormerCM  1055.9 #183 2:27PM
OMG !!! That is Awesome !!! Thank you so much for sharing...I often wondered who the old man was in the rocking chair was & why was he sleeping  - Eeyorelvr  111.4 #3471 2:28PM
I DID NOT know none of this. Now i cant wait to go on it again.  - iLOVELUCYnDISNEY  970.6 #198 2:32PM
This is so cool. Thanks again! - erinten  539.9 #406 2:34PM
Wow! Thank you so much for posting this! I've always gone on the ride just thinking it was pirate scenes, I never knew there was a story that went with it. You made my day!! πŸ˜ƒ - nerdgirl  86.0 #3918 2:42PM
This is awesome story do you have more. Thanks for sharing - gonzofam  303.5 #935 2:42PM
Always wondered why that man was in the cabin. Thanks for sharing the story.  - WishIWereThere  304.4 #928 3:08PM
Woah, man..  - APirateslifeforme31  170.3 #2466 3:22PM
best post of the day Matt - Plumiegirl  10329.9 #9 3:50PM
Uuum... Best post of EVER!!! This is beyond awesome, thank-you so much!! "We want more! We want more!"  - adisneyfamily  1004.0 #194 4:03PM
DUDE!!! Best post of the day indeed!! - april_december  299.7 #960 4:03PM
Thanks for the information.  - Disneyprincessvmk  78.9 #4066 4:07PM
That is fantastic. - TrampsLady  1641.8 #108 4:17PM
Enjoyed reading all this information.  Why did they get rid of the pirate map that used to be lit up??? - ChristopherRobin661  274.5 #1172 4:20PM
Awesome story! πŸ˜ƒ - LaBelleParis  1403.4 #132 4:30PM
Bookmarked - E-Ticket  1476.1 #120 5:52PM
OMG!    Best post of the year!!!   Thank you so much for the history to Adventureland attractions.  I'm going to check out that website.  Love this.   - potatohead25  801.2 #240 7:39PM
I did not know about the beginning part in the bayou. - RadiatorSprings4Ever  2023.7 #85 7:59PM
I love this! Thank you!! - AnaApples  31.0 #6093 8:39PM
Wow! Thank you so much for the backstory. POTC is one of my all time favorites.  - PrincessLeia  312.7 #875 9:30PM
I loved reading that! Thank you! - kueenofhearts  282.2 #1086 10:09PM
Thanks for the story!  - imjustsayin111  247.8 #1432 10:15PM
This was awesome! Thanks for another Disney fact to annoy my friends & family with!! πŸ˜‰πŸ˜‚πŸ‘ - GrimGrinningAmanda  666.9 #318 11:52PM
Very cool info! - NascarDave  323.8 #815 12:31AM
I saw u today at dland. U came from main st backstage near the corndog cart. Around noon  - MaxTheDoggie  236.2 #1572 8:50PM
Yep, heading in to my shift at Mansion. Reminds me that I need to go ask if I can get a Ball lot tag soon. - CM_Shadowgamer  2577.5 #60 9:14PM
I don't like k lot. Takes too much time. I use ball or simba.  - MaxTheDoggie  236.2 #1572 10:13AM
They gave me the K Lot tag because I was a new hire. I'll probably go talk to them next week to see if I can get switched to Ball since I work in NOS. - CM_Shadowgamer  2577.5 #60 12:19PM
This is awesome! Never had any idea, and this is one my fave rides ever. Thank you!! - GotMouse_aka_JRoseAllister  91.0 #3815 1:31PM
Awesome story! Has anyone notice that the crab is missing from the beach with the skeleton after the drops?  - ColtonsDaddy  83.0 #3986 1:34PM
Cool storyline. Thanks SG - Chumash28  1220.0 #150 1:50PM
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I had never new that before. Very cool - joyful_belle131  59.4 #4575 9:18AM
Very cool!!! - MarathonMinnie  139.3 #2966 9:25AM
Thank you !!! - chuckv  864.5 #223 9:25AM
Wow! Loved it - minniemonika  230.5 #0 12:06PM
Very Nice. - alankeno  57.8 #4612 1:48PM
Thank you - Dizkid  496.6 #455 2:00PM
Did you ever do the haunted mansion story?  - Disneyprincessvmk  78.9 #4066 2:17PM
Such a great story! - MsTikiMermadam  1324.5 #139 4:20PM
Enjoyed reading this - fab5  150.0 #2784 4:43PM
That's amazing! Thank you! I love the stories and hidden gems you might not always find out about!!! - PixieDustAway  284.2 #1071 8:55PM

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  Well done and congratulations.  Now I know how some people have so many stickers.  Keep up the good work:-) - beentoallbut1  926.4 #0 2:55AM
And they share - suzieq65  140.3 #2951 9:06PM
!!! And I thought working up to 73 credits was good lol - sunvalgifts  163.3 #2577 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  499.3 #452 7:43PM
!!! And I thought working up to 73 credits was good lol - sunvalgifts  163.3 #2577 12:21PM

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  2015.1 #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  63.5 #4445 4:46PM
Oh very cool!!  - sunvalgifts  163.3 #2577 9:45AM

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  2765.0 #54 6:41PM
Yes, 1 question every 24 hrs was difficult to stick with.  - DisneyMom13  317.7 #849 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  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. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - MeridaFan  4244.1 #37 12:59PM
There should be a droid version of this. I. would love to play  - bryanjung1997  1.1 #68654 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

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  4705.4 #30 9:42PM
  - jacdanfan  12152.5 #6 6:08AM
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I miss the  - DisneyMom13  317.7 #849 1:34AM

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 News Contributors:

1. BaseballMickey
7955.42

2. Stitch_Legacy
5143.16

3. RickChavez
3672.13

4. ScooterMike
1962.99

5. SPandEvLover
4771.72

6. caramiapoohluvsbb8
4485.49

7. DLKenCA
2837.74

8. IDVandalSkipperCM
2580.33

9. Dave
13820.4

10. LilSterner
5828.36



SEE TOP 50 NEWS CONTRIBUTORS

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

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 #7482 11:53PM
Saturday's rule! One of the perks of a premium pass!  - snappy  442.1 #519 7:32AM
I love these posts!  I do have a question/request/suggestion...is there a way to only show the 3-4 most recent posts?  It's a lot to scroll through. @@Admin - TiggersAndTinks  176.8 #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 #75895 12:12PM
Have Saturdays been less busy then Tuesdays or Wednesdays recently? - TiDoubleGuhErr  0.3 #88536 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  1745.2 #102 8:03PM
Will there be a 3 and when? - menifeemom  224.9 #1717 7:31PM
@Admin  HOPE you are working on #3!  - Dianat710  63.5 #4445 5:41PM
I really enjoyed reading them. I think I need to do a re read of them plus the Voyagers series. - arianwenmcb  242.0 #1506 12:45PM

Here are the Top 10 MouseWaiters of All-Time:

1. Coaster
21292.4

2. Melody_CM
19543.8

3. Winnie111286
18249

4. Dave
13820.4

5. Tom
12560.7

6. jacdanfan
12152.5

7. goofygal
11745.9

8. ShariRenee
10364.7

9. Plumiegirl
10329.9

10. uscdisneyteacher
8478.99


Such great people on this list, many who doSo much for the app. 😍😍 - secretagentangel  6906.9 #17 2:09PM
Yay! Thank you! - Song  2242.4 #74 8:50AM
Thanks for all of the  - ForeverNeverland  105.6 #3572 3:38PM
 Those are some   numbers.  - Ilovegoofy  70.1 #4264 4:22PM

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  190.5 #2164 5:18PM
 Always taking care of us... we love u Admin!!!  - calidream1  398.0 #588 7:05PM
I know it's awesome to know your not alone as a Disneyland freak  - mjpdisney67  42.0 #5281 7:26AM
Lol, its so true. Was so fortunate  to marry a guy that is a "freak" like me. - DSFamLee  55.4 #4706 3:03PM
- maleficentmama  3.4 #31315 11:39AM

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  299.9 #0 2:46PM
Thank you LiveLaughLoveDisney! - Admin  5:59PM


Hey I'm finally on this list πŸ˜„πŸ‘πŸŽ‰ - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4409.5 #35 10:39PM
Your always on the list!!! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚list of what I don't know😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝. Jk - Fantasmicfan1  4705.4 #30 12:34PM
Fantasmicfan1 I just read that in the voice of Rodney Dangerfield from Back to School! - KennyV  1231.4 #148 3:48PM
Love seeing everyone's pictures from Disneyland !! I know, we always have a good time :) - Lyssa2012  196.1 #2100 11:22PM
i am so glad i got to experience it,  but did not have to go thru it! - MsTikiMermadam  1324.5 #139 5:56AM
Thank you to all who post from the park!! Love seeing the park when I cannot be there. - snowgrey  8.0 #13352 2:49PM
Top of the list  - buzzgoneyear92  276.2 #1144 12:09AM

Invest in Disney Fine Art with our new Platinum Partner, Magical Memories. Watch for MouseWait art exclusives in the Lounge and use this code: MW10 for 10% off! When you support Magical Memories, you also support the continued development and maintenance of MouseWait. Earn 1000 Credits for each purchase--just send your receipt to [email protected] -- thank you for your support!

- LaPearleNoir  2355.4 #71 7:22PM
- teapotsandteacups  683.1 #308 3:50PM
- tina7321  165.9 #2535 9:28PM
So where is this? Is it the mainst gallery? - Plumiegirl  10329.9 #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
14.23

2. Goofytom
7.63

3. teapotsandteacups
2.59

4. sheridanrabbit
1.73

5. DisneyMom13
1.38

6. Dolewhipped
1.07

7. DonaldRox
0.84

8. mamabeam
0.64

9. Boundin
0.37

10. tnkrbell82
0.27

 

Yay @@Moog!!!! So great!  πŸ˜ - 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
πŸ‘‹β€οΈ - 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

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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  18249.0 #3 10:50PM
Admin - Winnie111286  18249.0 #3 4:46PM
Great place!  - CT4625  75.0 #4137 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
1958.13

2. Coaster
650.5

3. Fantasmicfan1
612.5

4. Winnie111286
566.47

5. oiler2112
439.57

6. secretagentangel
314.03

7. grumpypapa
269.43

8. Goofytom
268.47

9. Tom
255.6

10. redsoxcarlos
234.83

 

SEE THE TOP 100

14 more days and I shall be entering in wait times for the first time( I was slow and shy to post). Well actually it will be 15 days. The first  day we check in and go to Trader Sam's. πŸ˜‰ - varela2892  64.0 #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!!πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ - secretagentangel  6906.9 #17 9:06PM
Half of my points are from wait times.  - Goofytom  2765.0 #54 10:28PM
I figure it is the least my wife and i can do, plus it is great exercise! I keep saying, one of these days we will go to one of the meet-ups. We generally only go on Saturday and sometimes Sunday as well. That darn thing called 'work' just gets in the way!  - oiler2112  771.6 #257 7:07AM
Pretty much all my points are from wait times  - kimo  245.1 #1462 6:54PM
Wow! I made it to the top ten! And while pushing a wheelchair this trip...  - Jathanis  382.1 #615 3:18PM
Good job!!   - Ilovegoofy  70.1 #4264 10:28AM
I think one of you were just ahead of me today.  Most of the rides had the right wait time posted so they didnt need updating. - sallen848  186.7 #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  6906.9 #17 1:19PM

Download VOYAGEERS to your device today! Discover the VOYAGEERS Society, and the magical Main Street Realm in this action packed adventure for kids of ALL ages! Also available on iBooks and Kobo. Follow the VOYAGEERS on Facebook for more info and behind the scenes exclusives.

Like normal I am late to the party. Reading it now - Tealtownfan  1152.2 #164 3:13PM
Got it! More than halfway thru it! It's a lot of fun!!!πŸ‘πŸ‘βœ¨βœ¨ - TinkerSchelle  2066.1 #82 10:53PM
Weeeeee - MommyandBash  430.5 #534 10:29PM
Just got a kindle so as soon as I figure out how to work it I'll be buying it. πŸ˜‰ - varela2892  64.0 #4433 2:38PM

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 #127743 10:15AM
That just means it's time to start planning! πŸ˜€ - AngiMouse  114.7 #3408 1:02PM
Ours is blank too with no plans anytime soon. That's why I come to β˜ΊοΈβ˜ΊοΈβ˜ΊοΈ - DisneyMom13  317.7 #849 7:30PM
Me too πŸ˜€ - AngiMouse  114.7 #3408 8:53AM

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

1. CobbPR
6910

2. uscdisneyteacher
6748

3. Winnie111286
6616

4. Dave
6164

5. misschurro...
6071

6. BaseballMickey
5992

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  4589.7 #32 9:51PM
is this just a standing thing? Never changes? - DarthFairy  499.3 #452 8:06PM

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