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Mar 7, 2014 7:17 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
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Good morning! This day in Disney history, March 7th, 1997. The Pirates of the Caribbean attraction reopens in New Orleans square after being renovated.

In its original form,  Pirates contained a scene in which pirates were shown chasing women in circles and a "comical" reversal in which an overweight woman was seen chasing a pirate. When guests were offended by this depiction, Disney initially changed the woman chasing the pirate by having her try to hit him with a rolling pin. Then in 1997, this scene was changed so that the pirates pursued women holding pies, and the large woman is chasing the pirate with a stolen ham. However, the audio of the women's giggles while being chased remained despite complaints. Sometime after this, the audio was also removed.

chase

overweight lady chase

rolling pin


In addition, originally, one overweight pirate (sometimes known as the "Pooped Pirate"),
was shown exhausted from his pursuit of an unwilling teenaged female. He was shown boasting and waving a lady's lingerie while a woman peeked up from inside an oak barrel behind his back. As guests floated past and uttered suggestive dialogue, including: "It's sore I be to hoist me colors upon the likes of that shy little wench",  and "I be willing to share, I be".

pooped pirate

But that was too raunchy for Disney - the Pooped Pirate was changed to the gluttonous pirate- a rogue in search of food. Only a hungry pig to keep him company.

pig

The gluttonous pirates dialogue included lines such as: "Me belly be feeling like galleon with a load of treasure", and "I be looking for a fine pork loin, I be".  


The woman in the barrel was later replaced by a cat and then to a regular fat pirate holding the key and map in 2006 with Jack Sparrow in the barrel.

before and after

These modifications garnered criticism from longtime fans and some of the attraction's original Imagineers; in Jason Surrells' book: Pirates of the Caribbean: From the Magic Kingdom to the Movies, showwriter Francis Xavier "X" Atencio referred to these "softening" touches as "Boy Scouts of the Caribbean."

Take a look at the old version before the movie aspects and political correctness, from September 1990, not the highest quality, but you’ll be able to hear the soundtrack:



Do you prefer the current version of POTC with Jack, Jones and Barbosa?  The 1997 first PC version? Or perhaps the original 1967 one? Why?

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Even though I was still a kid when the original things were in place, I still remember them and was really upset when they changed them later. I've always thought that the political correctness and women's groups got in the way of the point that this is what pirates were actually like. You can't change history. And as a kid, I didn't know that the fat pirate was saying suggestive things - I just knew he was looking for that girl. I didn't even realize she was a teenager. Despite the fact that I loved the first Pirates movie,I liked the ride better without the movie tie ins for a couple of reasons, not the least of which is that now everyone assumes the ride was based on the movie and not the other way around. But I tend to like things the way Walt made them... - DisneyOnesie  621.2 #346 8:08AM
I love what you have to say about this and I couldn't agree more. There are certain things that cannot be sugar-coated, and I believe it's important to portray history as it actually was--not alter it to appease a group of people. There is ALWAYS going to be someone in society who gets offended by something. History isn't always pretty: learn from it and move forward, but don't deny or sugar-coat it. I miss the old POTC in this regard; adding Jack Sparrow is a plus, though 😊 - apesandmonkeys  6523.5 #20 8:46AM
Ooh, nicely said @apesandmonkeys I agree - MickeyLumboCM  1358.8 #138 8:48AM
[email protected] and apesandmonkeys πŸ‘πŸ‘ - goofydad909  1997.3 #90 12:34PM
All of this is why I treasure my recording of the original version! - ThatStarWarsKimberly  408.0 #573 2:07PM
Nicely put  DisneyOnesie ! 😘 - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 2:12PM
Totally agree with you all... That's all I have to day about that  - BeatleMike  635.6 #335 4:46PM
I agree and wish the original would of been kept the same. It's part of history but people are always complaining no matter what. I love the movie but wished they would of kept the original.  - adventurerEnDisneylandia {AED}  1143.9 #167 4:47PM
Well said DisneyOnesie and apesandmonkeys. - potatohead25  801.2 #242 6:05PM
I agree with everything you said DO. - Tom  12773.0 #5 6:10PM
We'll said - mattc  265.0 #1266 6:47PM
I agree with you 100% - Superspacemountainfan  92.4 #3791 7:02PM
It's a great ride regardless of the changes made to it,but the Captain Jack at the end of the ride creeps me out big time. - bonedaddy909  1603.8 #112 7:47AM
😳He creeps you out? How come? πŸ˜‚ - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 9:25AM
yah me too! for some reason his face is way creepier than the others.  - OhanaPhoto  6466.7 #21 9:36AM
I saw his skin come out of his neck once and yeah sometimes he looks like he had a stroke or something - missmimi90  2034.1 #85 9:44AM
the last jack need some acne wipes on his face it look oiley - pikarich  6143.9 #22 10:34AM
He is kinda creepy. I agree - PixiePirateMaid  355.6 #690 1:55PM
His neck opens up when he tilts his head back. It's all I see lol - missariel33  2115.6 #77 7:08PM
Definitely original. I'm not a big fan of PC crap. Oooh. Did I say that out loud?  πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚. Boy Scouts of the Caribbean. πŸ˜‚. That is funny!  I like the Jack additions just fine. But you can't match the original!  Thank you, Duchess!  And now I'd better get packing so I can see this in person tomorrow!  Tomorrow!  Yay! - MeridaFan  4244.2 #37 12:31PM
See, it is that loin cloth!πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - RadiatorSprings4Ever  2063.5 #83 12:54PM
Hahahaha! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ 😘 - MeridaFan  4244.2 #37 3:04PM
πŸ‘πŸ‘ - PrincessDuckie  921.9 #205 10:01AM
Another amazing post! I would have liked to experience the original version in person. I feel like it's kind of evolutionary with the changes but I personally see nothing majorly offensive about it. I do however, have a Jack Sparrow obsession so there's that LOL. Thank you for doing these. Love reading them. - missmimi90  2034.1 #85 7:40AM
Thank you kindly sweet lady! I too have a bit of a Jack obsession...😊 thanks for putting in your 2cents. 😘 - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 9:27AM
Great info. Thanks for sharing! - WishIWereThere  304.5 #929 7:43AM
Thank you! POTC is our favorite! I like all three versions because each holds a special memory for me. - 4fansofDland  30.7 #6146 7:43AM
I personally would love if they would change it back but my mini will be really upset with me for saying so because she is obsessed with Jack and all the Pirate movies right now. I'm just traditional and I like things on the older attractions to stay the same. I do love the movies but miss the attraction before it was changed. - TrampsLady  1641.8 #109 7:59AM
i really enjoyed this post!!! thanks for sharing! have a great weekend! - OhanaPhoto  6466.7 #21 8:42AM
- apesandmonkeys  6523.5 #20 8:47AM
😍😍 - APirateslifeforme31  170.3 #2468 8:52AM
A while back, someone posted the story behind the POTC. It was about falling into the old pirates dream. Does anyone remember that? Whom ever posted that, could you please post it agin. Thanks  - guestcontrolrope1  86.1 #3913 9:04AM
I believe it was CM_Shadowgamer. - apesandmonkeys  6523.5 #20 9:08AM
I can bump it if you want, guestcontrolrope1 - CM_Shadowgamer  2577.8 #60 11:24AM
Bumped it back up for you guestcontrolrope1 - CM_Shadowgamer  2577.8 #60 12:47PM
Another super spectacularly AWESOME post @Duchess_SMK!!!  I personally like the original version and still remember it in my head when I ride the current version!  I was pretty upset when they added the "food chasing" portion and other PC aspects.  When I was a child, I had no idea what all those references meant!!!  I do love me some Jack Sparrow, though, and I dig the Davey Jones fog apparition thingie of the current version!  I do miss the old pirate who was replaced by Capt. Barbosa on the ship, since I always thought it was cool how his hat cast a mickey head shaped shadow on the sail!  This must have taken you a long time to put together, so thanks again for doing these posts!!!  They just keep getting better (no pressure!) :0)  - zenderella  408.9 #571 9:08AM
A classic attraction love it !!! - snakeinmyboot40  394.0 #593 9:24AM
Our first visit ever to Disneyland was April 1997 so we didn't know anything was different. It immediately became or favorite attraction. We like the updates with Jack but I miss the  skeletons at the end trying to get their gold up the hill.  - imjustsayin111  247.8 #1434 9:37AM
Hi Ho,. I mean YoHo YoHo - ChristopherRobin661  274.5 #1172 9:47AM
I might be a purest as I miss the original, but I'm starting to like the newest version as it has become a favorite of my minis.... - BombFrogFormerCM  1062.7 #182 10:11AM
one of the best attractions in the park and great storyline as described by cm_shadowgamer. no mater the changes the attaction is still great. a few hidden mickeys including one on a shield in the last scene with the barrel gunfighting scene.there is a Hidden Goofy ROCK and is listed on the hidden mickey book.This is one of the least favorite ride to do a walk off for cm's and will do everything they can to restart the ride otherwise somebodys going in the water to push boats to shore.no matter how long the line the ride loads pretty quick and wall pics of pirates that do have stories in real life are on the line and lets not forget the hmacif brick tap or the famous dinner  incident.a great feature is having the blue bayou restaurant in view to eat ,one of very few that has the an attraction at any disney theme park. one last fact i learned from another , you are underground after the main drop but engineer wanted to make sure you knew you are underground , they build tree brances that come out from the ceiling down to give the illusion of being underground, after the main drop look to left and you will see them, you can see more when you exit the haunted mansion as well - pikarich  6143.9 #22 10:47AM
Another great post. Thank you. I love the ride reguardless, but if I had to choose I would say the original ride, simply because it is the first one I ever saw. - goofydad909  1997.3 #90 11:17AM
One of my fave attractions...thanks for the awesome post. Β I really enjoyed it!! Β I remember the 'old' version from the 1990s and never found it offensive. I do enjoy the captain jack additions!  😍😍 - MinnieMousewife  916.7 #210 12:00PM
Thank you so much for the awesome post and loved the video. This was always my favorite ride as a kid and one of my favorite parts was the pirates chasing the ladies. I don't know why I thought this was funny as a kid especially the lady chasing the pirate. I guess kids don't care whether it's PC or not they just know it's fun. But I think the addition of Jack Sparrow helps new fans relate the ride to the movies so it was a natural evolution. - leafs17  158.4 #2648 1:04PM
I heard they were going to change it to where olaf the snowman is chasing the women around with a martini glass singing lets hang out and work up a sweat in summer. - madsdad  1868.2 #98 1:38PM
πŸ˜‚πŸ˜³πŸ˜‚ nick!  - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 4:55PM
Love this! Thank you. My favorite is the original version, but I do love the mist w/Davy Jones effect added later. - GotMouse_aka_JRoseAllister  91.0 #3820 2:02PM
Hard to believe violence is better than amorous intent.  - Midasgold  633.3 #338 3:37PM
Absolutely! We can blow alien heads off but NO πŸ™…πŸ’πŸ˜³πŸ˜‚ - RadiatorSprings4Ever  2063.5 #83 3:45PM
Wow!  My first visit ever was only a few months before the changes.  I loved the old, non-PC stuff, especially the chase scenes.  I still get confused by the gluttoneous pirate; it doesn't fit, in my opinion.  However, I really do like most of the Jack Sparrow additions.  Thanks @Duchess_SMK! - TiggersAndTinks  177.0 #2346 3:48PM
There is always room for change as long that dont change it completely - Chumash28  1220.0 #150 3:59PM
Wasn't there a pirate trying to steal a huge bag of treasure toward the end when the boat is being carried up? Thank you for sharing. I was the very last guest before they closed the ride to add Jack. I felt special. I even dressed like a pirate before disney bounding was popular. - adventurerEnDisneylandia {AED}  1143.9 #167 4:50PM
I remember that final cave where Jack is now being dark with different sets of glowing eyes but maybe I am imagining it? - DisneyOnesie  621.2 #346 4:55PM
Weren't the glowing eyes on BTMRR? - HasAnyoneSeenMyGlassSlipper  690.9 #302 4:58PM
Who could verify this? Hmmm - adventurerEnDisneylandia {AED}  1143.9 #167 5:01PM
There were two skeletons pushing a bag of treasure at the end before they added Jack. I miss them! - Atora  2702.2 #56 5:32PM
I remembered it was a fat pirate πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - adventurerEnDisneylandia {AED}  1143.9 #167 6:02PM
Maybe they were fat skeletons adventurerEnDisneylandia {AED} πŸ˜‚ and HasAnyoneSeenMyGlassSlipper there were there too, you are right. And they were probably never on Pirates and I am crossing my rides! Haha! - DisneyOnesie  621.2 #346 6:36PM
DisneyOnesie they very well could have been on pirates as well. I had quite a long Disney hiatus from '94-'08, so I'm not sure. - HasAnyoneSeenMyGlassSlipper  690.9 #302 6:39PM
-wingX-WingNikki, yes, yes! You could hear him pushing I believe... - adventurerEnDisneylandia {AED}  1143.9 #167 8:54PM
Best. Attraction. Ever! - DisneyDavidEMT  2769.2 #53 9:12PM
Thanks for the great post.  I really enjoyed reading everyones posts.  I personally liked to original version of POTC. - everm09  15.0 #8961 9:23PM
This is an awesome post and I love reading everyone's reasons for their favorite versions. Personally, I love the original because of all the memories it brings back. Makes me feel old when I can say, "I remember when...." But that's part of the nostalgia and magic! - shortyrock760  37.7 #5526 7:40AM
I have to agree that it was disappointing when they made the changes and love remembering it the old way as a kid. - sallen848  186.9 #2220 9:43AM

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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  2766.8 #54 6:41PM
Yes, 1 question every 24 hrs was difficult to stick with.  - DisneyMom13  318.9 #844 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  318.9 #844 6:34PM
I will announce the December tournament date this week. - Admin 11:58PM
Can't wait! - sawman911  2849.6 #51 6:30PM
Still waiting. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - MeridaFan  4244.2 #37 12:59PM
There should be a droid version of this. I. would love to play  - bryanjung1997  1.1 #68700 2:19PM
I end up deleting games while in progress due to opponents leaving me hanging FOR-EH-VER!!! - MommyandBash  433.2 #531 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  1603.3 #113 2:20PM

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



 
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  1824.1 #99 8:03PM
Will there be a 3 and when? - menifeemom  224.9 #1720 7:31PM
@Admin  HOPE you are working on #3!  - Dianat710  64.3 #4427 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 #1507 12:45PM

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. DisneyMom13
0.04

2. ArieloutofWater
0.01

3. teapotsandteacups
3.21

4. sheridanrabbit
1.86

5. DisneyMom13
1.64

6. DonaldRox
1.29

7. Dolewhipped
1.28

8. mamabeam
0.87

9. Boundin
0.66

10. Moog
0.34

 

Yay @@Moog!!!! So great!  πŸ˜ - valj84DisneyDeppAddict  304.7 #927 6:28PM
You sweet thing!  You crack me up!  I'm merely an apprentice being schooled by @@Tom!! - Moog  96.8 #3720 11:33AM
πŸ‘‹β€οΈ - Tom  12773.0 #5 11:47AM
Wtg @@DisneyMakesMeSmile and @@Moog ;) - otilegna  2786.3 #52 7:41PM
A major compliment from someone who hands me my you know what every game, @@otilegna 😜!!! - Moog  96.8 #3720 8:05PM
Yay !!!  - otilegna  2786.3 #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 #1449 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  1603.3 #113 10:45PM
Yay I made the list!!!!!!  - DayDreamsOfDisneyland  153.1 #2728 7:02PM
 YOU!!! Having fun playing!! - DisneyMom13  318.9 #844 5:01PM
Well done:-).  I'm enjoying playing your games.  Thank you. - beentoallbut1  941.2 #0 2:19AM

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  1332.9 #139 12:31AM
It was January 8 I think but I left it as I think it's funnyπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ I'll have to delete it😭😭 - secretagentangel  6922.6 #17 7:55PM
ok,  last time for btr....  πŸ˜Ή - MsTikiMermadam  1332.9 #139 6:03AM
It looks like we need to get more official meet-ups happening in the parks.  πŸ˜„ - 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 tooπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚Plus I'm trying to post a few ahead of time so people can plan. Next week the meetup we do for MW  had to be Friday again but hopefully Tuesday  the next week! We have two very cool ones coming up next month! It's a secret😎😎😎😎 - secretagentangel  6922.6 #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  1332.9 #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  6922.6 #17 8:49PM
Next #MWMEETUP is Friday, June 24 at 6pm at Rancho Zocalo, DL. I'll post shortly.   - secretagentangel  6922.6 #17 2:27PM
It looks like I can make this. *marks on calendar* - grumpypapa  7306.4 #15 9:33PM
I might make it. Hoping the heat isn't unbearable.  - Taunton  1467.0 #124 9:18AM
The next meetup is Friday, July 1, at Rancho zocalo at 6pm. - secretagentangel  6922.6 #17 3:25PM
Think I'll be there, unless I have more travel troubles! - redsoxcarlos  3344.2 #46 4:58AM

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- CT4625  75.0 #4140 8:30PM
 Cutest Plaid ever at your service! - Ilovegoofy  77.3 #4102 6:36PM
That's so !    - MissAmericaSings  432.0 #534 9:37PM


 
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. Winnie111286
873.33

3. Fantasmicfan1
773.83

4. Coaster
764.4

5. Tom
452.3

6. oiler2112
439.57

7. secretagentangel
316.13

8. grumpypapa
269.43

9. Goofytom
268.47

10. dizneedude
257.83

 

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  64.2 #4432 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  6922.6 #17 9:06PM
Half of my points are from wait times.  - Goofytom  2766.8 #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  771.6 #258 7:07AM
Pretty much all my points are from wait times  - kimo  257.9 #1325 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  77.3 #4102 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  186.9 #2220 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  6922.6 #17 1:19PM

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

1. CobbPR
6911

2. uscdisneyteacher
6775

3. Winnie111286
6627

4. Dave
6164

5. misschurro
6100

6. BaseballMickey
6003

7. pikarich
5644

8. Plumiegirl
5569

9. Duchess_SMK
5500

10. Stitch_Legacy
4717



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This list needs to be updated! Just saying😬 - MadameLeota  4592.2 #32 9:51PM
is this just a standing thing? Never changes? - DarthFairy  500.2 #452 8:06PM

Here are the Top 10 MouseWaiters of All-Time:

1. Coaster
21372.3

2. Melody_CM
19543.8

3. Winnie111286
18568

4. Dave
13820.4

5. Tom
12773

6. jacdanfan
12153.9

7. goofygal
11745.9

8. ShariRenee
10365.2

9. Plumiegirl
10336.7

10. uscdisneyteacher
8506.6


Such great people on this list, many who doSo much for the app. 😍😍 - secretagentangel  6922.6 #17 2:09PM
Yay! Thank you! - Song  2242.4 #74 8:50AM
Thanks for all of the  - ForeverNeverland  105.6 #3576 3:38PM
 Those are some   numbers.  - Ilovegoofy  77.3 #4102 4:22PM

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 #7551 10:53PM
Awesome! Can't wait! - PrincessDaisy_FU2Rcm  350.7 #702 8:33AM
Any idea when Autotopia will re-open?  - CentralCoastAuntVon  107.6 #3542 9:51PM
hopefully never - Dave   13820.4 #4 9:27PM
Bully - secretagentangel  6922.6 #17 1:57PM
My Kids enjoy Autopia - E-Ticket  1476.9 #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  107.6 #3542 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 #2979 1:56AM
Will Indiana jones reopen on the 3 or will it reopen on the 4 - Disneylandgirl1955  45.3 #5130 5:52AM
It was open today - AngieC  238.3 #1548 10:58PM

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  2067.6 #82 10:53PM
Weeeeee - MommyandBash  433.2 #531 10:29PM
Just got a kindle so as soon as I figure out how to work it I'll be buying it. πŸ˜‰ - varela2892  64.2 #4432 2:38PM

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 #331 5:39PM
I agree. I think it has to do with most passes being blocked - PoohSizedGuy  20.6 #7488 11:53PM
Saturday's rule! One of the perks of a premium pass!  - snappy  442.1 #520 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  177.0 #2346 5:08AM
I second this. The info is great to have, but it's too long.  - 1HitchhikingGhost  288.1 #1032 5:04PM
6 of us going Sunday 11 6 year have use that annual pass - jmmm  0.6 #75945 12:12PM
Have Saturdays been less busy then Tuesdays or Wednesdays recently? - TiDoubleGuhErr  0.3 #88589 12:07AM

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Purchased the Voyageers book through this link so MW benefits twice  - UTDISNEYFAMILY  2016.6 #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  64.3 #4427 4:46PM
Oh very cool!!  - sunvalgifts  167.4 #2510 9:45AM

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So where is this? Is it the mainst gallery? - Plumiegirl  10336.7 #9 11:11PM

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  7306.4 #15 8:38PM
Thank you for reading! - Admin  6:26PM
cant wait to read it - ebugsmama  19.6 #7710 10:32PM
  - teapotsandteacups  685.7 #307 10:17PM
- sunvalgifts  167.4 #2510 7:40AM

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Iam new to this love reading the post and looking at the pictures   - Disneydollarpam  59.4 #4577 9:01AM
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I know it's awesome to know your not alone as a Disneyland freak  - mjpdisney67  42.3 #5269 7:26AM
Lol, its so true. Was so fortunate  to marry a guy that is a "freak" like me. - DSFamLee  77.1 #4108 3:03PM
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