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May 4, 2014 4:38 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
 Best Post of the Day 5-4-14
Good morning! This day in Disneyland history, May 4th, 1977: Space Mountain opens in Disneyland.  Not to be confused with the official dedication ceremony which happened a few weeks later on May 27th, 1977.

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Original 1977 commerical


The Disneyland Space mountain is the 2nd Space Mountain to be built in the world, the 1st being the one in WDW which opened in 1975. The idea for Anaheim's attraction originated in the mid 1960s, during Walt Disney's lifetime, as a way to energize the aging Tomorrowland. The project was shelved until the success of Space Mountain in Florida. Disneyland’s Space Mountain was designed by Bill Watkins and is different from the WDW design because of space limitations Disneylands Space Mountain is only about 2/3 the size of the one in Florida.

Check out those snazzy CM space suits! ::giggles::
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Space mountain Disneyland is 118, feet tall and 200 feet wide. The mountain is at the center of a 96,460-square-foot complex then containing a restaurant, an amphitheater and the “starcade”.  It took $20 million (some $3 million more then Disney spent to build the entire amusement park in 1955) and several refinements in computer technology to put the attraction where Disney wanted it in Tomorrowland.

According to Disneyland.disney.go.com: “Mercury 9 and Gemini 5 astronaut Gordon Cooper joined the Space Mountain creative team as a consultant. He wanted to make sure that the attraction incorporated information gleaned during NASA’s early space missions and that the overall experience give Guests a realistic feeling of actual space flight.
Thanks in part to Gordon Cooper’s valuable input, Space Mountain has remained a favorite attraction since its interstellar debut 37 years ago.”



Have YOU been on Disneylands Space Mountain? What do you think of it? Have you had the opportunity to enjoy another version from another park? How did it compare?

Thanks for reading, watching and listening! Hope you all have a SUPER Sunday!

websites referenced:
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waltsapartment.com
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I rode this the first time in July 1977.  I had no idea what the ride was like, since I could not see it from the outside.  Grandpa needed someone to ride with him, so they told me it's like Small World.  So I went.  I about died!  Took a few more years before I rode it again.  Now it's one of my favorites.  And although Grandpa is no longer with us, I have an awesome memory of riding this attraction with him for our first time!  β€οΈβ€οΈ - AZDisney  610.4 #349 7:56AM
I'm glad you hhave wonderful memories of your grandfather.  - ILuvSleepingBeauty  235.7 #1584 8:21AM
Haha! Sneaky! And mean but that story made me giggle. Poor thing. Thanks for sharing - misschurro...  7452.4 #12 2:35PM
"Like small world"! πŸ˜‚ sounds like your grandpa has a great sense of humor! Thanks for sharing that with us! πŸ˜ŠπŸ’— - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 3:33PM
i never got to ride it in my younger days because i only went to dl 2 times from age 0-21, but i habeheard and seen videos of the older rockets that use to glow in the dark.I love space mnt . before the 50 th anniversary of disneyland space mnt had closed for a year a believe and had rebuilt the track and the support where reinforced deeper for more safety. the asteroid at the top of the lift is still therewith a huge hidden mickey crater on it although its dark now they dont shine light on it anymore but a got it on *gasps flash -this was before my mw days and didnt know better. today there is a hidden donald and a hidden mickey projection comet on the dome thats mega hard to find but am always happy to point them out when i ride with other mws. lol ok - pikarich  6101.8 #22 10:34AM
I'll have to look next trip! Thanks pikarich!  - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 10:51PM
Wow!! I did not know all of this! Thanks - misschurro...  7452.4 #12 7:51AM
Space Mountain is very important to me. It's my favorite attraction in all of Disneyland. I've only been to Space MTN 77.The reason behind my love for the ride goes back to when I was a child. My late father and I had many discussions about Space, the stars, the planets,& space shuttles. Space Mountain is my connection to him. At Father's Day, the anniversary of his passing, his birthday & any other day, I always ride it in his honor. My dad also met with the original astronauts. He worked with the space program too. So I'm sure everyone can see how special this ride is to me. Its my connection to my dad. I also use it as my stress reliever. Since I don't drink, it's the best thing for me. Anyways, thanks for the post!! - Superspacemountainfan  92.4 #3787 3:40PM
Aww. Great that something so special in Disneyland is so close to your heart and it brings wonderful memories of your daddy πŸ˜ŠπŸ’• - misschurro...  7452.4 #12 7:06PM
This brought tears to my eyes! So much that makes this attraction special for you! How cool that your dad met the astronauts too! 😍Thank you for sharing that with us! I hope someday I'll get to enjoy the attraction with you.😊  - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 7:12PM
Oh wow! What a great memory! Thanks for sharing this with us.  - adventurerEnDisneylandia {AED}  1143.9 #167 1:56AM
Yay! Awesome post!!! I have missed your  "This Day..." Posts! I have always loved Space Mountain. Thank you for the information!!!!! - Boundin  792.8 #244 4:44PM
Awe! Thanks so much sweetie! I've been so darn busy! Looking forward to summer vacation!  - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 7:05PM
Interesting to read about space mountain. Thanks.  - chads018  703.0 #293 4:42AM
😊 thank YOU!  - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 6:07AM
Great post. Guess RCA didn't plan to well for the future. - jacdanfan  12152.6 #6 5:17AM
😊 Disneyland will never be complete. πŸ˜‰ - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 3:38PM
super, out-of-this-world post! thanks Duchess! - FrankenweenieVelinee  3518.6 #44 7:13AM
😊 thanks so much! Glad you liked it!  - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 4:04PM
Such a great post to see on MyFEED!!!  I've missed your awesome history lessons!  I didn't know Disneyland's Space Mountain was the 2nd one to WDW!!!  Informative post, as usual!!! I have been on Disneyland's version of Space Mountain and it unfortunately makes me dizzy, so I don't ride it very often.  I haven't been on any other versions of it.  Thanks so much for doing this and May the 4th be with you,   @@Duchess_SMK!!!  - zenderella  408.9 #570 7:36AM
So glad you enjoyed it Darlin! You're always so kind to me thanks for the encouragement! Bummer about the dizziness! I get like that with the teacups. 😷  - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 4:12PM
No worries as I love the other 3 mountains, especially the Matterhorn! And I love the tea cups, especially the lavendar one! Maybe try them sometime without spinning!  - zenderella  408.9 #570 8:25AM
While Star Wars is nice, it's great to see this post today! Space Mountain is one of my favorite attractions in the park! I will be riding today in honor of the opening! Thanks for another great post @@Duchess_SMK - missmimi90  2034.1 #85 7:53AM
😍 so lucky! Post a pic in the lounge for me of your mission ok? 😘 - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 4:14PM
Posted a pic just for you! - missmimi90  2034.1 #85 6:10PM
πŸƒ to πŸ‘€πŸ˜ - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 6:40PM
Another terrific post, including the original art from those days. Always been one of my favorites! - redsoxcarlos  3337.8 #46 8:02AM
Thanks soMuch! 😊 - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 7:06PM
I know I was there sometime that year and rode this. This is still my cousin's favorite ride in the park. I loved riding it back when I was a kid. That's all I will say. πŸ˜‚. Thank you for another great history post, Duchess!  Awesome, as always! - MeridaFan  4244.1 #37 8:07AM
How did I forget this?   - MeridaFan  4244.1 #37 8:09AM
You mean you don't enjoy the mountain these days?  - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 7:06PM
Fantastic post Duchess you really took us back on this one !! I never realized the space Mountain in Florida was so much bigger.  Guess that's what happens when you have land double to size of Manhattan πŸ˜€πŸ˜€  - polo33  80.3 #4034 9:18AM
So happy you enjoyed it! Thanks! Did you happen to view it on the web version so you could hear hear the SM soundtrack?  - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 7:08PM
πŸŒ€πŸŒ€πŸŒ€πŸŒ€ - LaPearleNoir  2355.4 #71 9:19AM
That's how I feel when I ride space mountain  - LaPearleNoir  2355.4 #71 9:20AM
Awe you poor thing! No fun!  - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 7:08PM
Aww but you road it for me.. My adopted mother..😘😘 - adventurerEnDisneylandia {AED}  1143.9 #167 1:58AM
πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ AED I told you I only ride for my kids πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - LaPearleNoir  2355.4 #71 8:44PM
Awesome post, so fun to read!! Β Thanks very much for sharing! I love Space Mountain, super fun! My youngest loves it too but my 8 y/o has yet to ride...but he says he will at WDW so we'll see. πŸ’™ - MinnieMousewife  916.7 #207 10:39AM
Thanks Doll! Oh I hope he goes in it for your trip! My 8 year old won't go on it here either! Such a bummer!  - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 10:52PM
I loved being able to see inside Space from the People Mover so I knew what I was getting into before I rode it as a young kid. Well that, and the windows in the queue gave you a pretty good idea. - HasAnyoneSeenMyGlassSlipper  690.9 #302 12:07PM
::sigh:: oh how I miss the peoplemover!  - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 10:54PM
One of our family's favorite rides - fab5  150.0 #2785 12:08PM
Ours too! 😍 - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 10:54PM
Yay, BEST RIDE EVER!!!! - Superspacemountainfan  92.4 #3787 12:13PM
πŸ˜ŠπŸ‘ - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 10:54PM
πŸ‘πŸ‘great history post. Love that original commercial... The girls hair- a rolled pageboyπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚. And yes, love this attraction and I have not been in any other version. Thank you! - misschurro...  7452.4 #12 2:56PM
So shocked you were the only one to comment on the commercial. I couldn't stop laughing when I found it. πŸ˜‚πŸ‘ πŸ’ that hair!  - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 10:56PM
Omg I love the old commercials. I need to go back in time. - adventurerEnDisneylandia {AED}  1143.9 #167 2:00AM
Yes! I LOVE old commercials, too! Fashion and hairstylesπŸ˜‚ - misschurro...  7452.4 #12 6:21AM
Yeah baby! Best day ever!   - spacemountainman  14.1 #9279 4:11PM
- Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 10:56PM
I miss seeing the ride from the cue line and seeing it from the People Mover too. - TrampsLady  1641.8 #109 7:25PM
Me too!  - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 10:56PM
Guess it took almost 10 years to complete. I have the 1968 DL park map and Space Mountain is on the map shown as * Future Attraction." Β The outside looks exactly how it ended up.Β  - polo33  80.3 #4034 8:49PM
Perfection takes βŒ›οΈπŸ˜Š - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 10:59PM
Yes @duchess-SMKWe definitely should!! - Superspacemountainfan  92.4 #3787 8:51PM
πŸ‘πŸ˜πŸ™‹ sa-weeeet!  - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 11:00PM
Oh yeah& I loved the commercial!!! - Superspacemountainfan  92.4 #3787 11:27PM
@Duchess-SMKMaybe during the reunion sometime?? Are you going?? - Superspacemountainfan  92.4 #3787 11:29PM
I am going to the reunion! We'll talk more there k? 😘 - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 8:17AM
I just love this ride. I dont know but the feeling takes me back when I was young. I love Everythjng about this ride. I do the countdown and scream the whole way...it's fun. Oh and I have my hands and feet up the whole way. Love the old commercials too.  - adventurerEnDisneylandia {AED}  1143.9 #167 2:03AM
😳 you put your hands up?! You are sooooo brave! I'm a big πŸ” and always fear loosing my arms! πŸ˜‚ yay! Another classic commercial lover! πŸ‘ - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 8:18AM
The first time I rode Space Mountain with my mom and dad. They were divorced, but celebrated my 10th birthday together for me at the park. It was the only tkme my mom came with me to Disneyland. Since she passed in August, I tell her the night before we are going to Disneyland and I hope she ridea Space with my mini and I. Once we make it out of the tunnel, I say, "Here we go Mom".  May be silly but a new tradtion I have while there.  - LuvsTigger  1675.7 #106 7:03AM
Aww. How sweet. (((Hugs))) - misschurro...  7452.4 #12 7:48AM
That's so cute! Thanks for sharing that with us! 😍😘 - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 8:19AM
I have been to DL a few times before actually being there constantly and never once I knew this existed πŸ™ˆ until in 2010 my husband and I purchased our first AP and he took me on this ride. I didn't know what to expect but I loved it! Such a fun ride!  - KladiaDisneyNinja  292.0 #1007 7:44AM
Oh wow! So you just never ventured into tomorrowland? Glad you finally got to enjoy it! It IS super fun! I agree!  - Duchess_SMK  6535.3 #19 8:22AM
I have but since the last time I was at DL was when I was 12 and the trip was with my parents, they always saw tomorrowland crowded so they stayed away from it and I never knew about SM. I was so happy I felt like a little girl going on her first Disneyland ride! - KladiaDisneyNinja  292.0 #1007 12:31PM
@LuvsTiggerIt is not silly at all!! We all have to have our traditions to  honor those that have passed. I'm sorry about your mom. Best ride to honor her!!! - Superspacemountainfan  92.4 #3787 2:03PM
As a young shoeshine boy, I recall watching....oh wait.. I envy @MickyLumboCM.  But I do remember when this opened and I still love this attraction to this day.  Although, I just made the comment the other day to some other MWers that I miss seeing the coasters go by while you were waiting in the queue. - DisneyDavidEMT  2769.2 #53 8:52PM

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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!


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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Credits have been applied to everyone's account as of today! - Admin 11:40AM
I just called them to price out our potential trip in June. Chris was so nice and the MW savings are phenomenal! Still waiting on work vacation approval to reserve the room!  - HNL2SFO  296.3 #981 1:26PM
What percentage saving are we looking at for being MouseWaiters? Is it better than a AAA discount.  - MoChuck  159.1 #2633 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  18251.7 #3 10:50PM
Admin - Winnie111286  18251.7 #3 4:46PM
Great place!  - CT4625  75.0 #4138 6:29AM

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. teapotsandteacups
85000

4. iLOVELUCYnDISNEY
82000

5. leopardditz2000
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:-) - beentoallbut1  931.6 #0 2:55AM
And they share - suzieq65  149.9 #2786 9:06PM
!!! And I thought working up to 73 credits was good lol - sunvalgifts  163.4 #2576 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  499.7 #452 7:43PM
!!! And I thought working up to 73 credits was good lol - sunvalgifts  163.4 #2576 12:21PM

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  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 #4429 2:38PM

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

1. CobbPR
6910

2. uscdisneyteacher
6764

3. Winnie111286
6618

4. Dave
6164

5. misschurro...
6081

6. BaseballMickey
5994

7. pikarich
5606

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  499.7 #452 8:06PM


 
MONTHLY OVERALL REAL-TIME LEADERBOARD

1. Melody_CM
1958.81

2. Fantasmicfan1
846.54

3. Coaster
764.4

4. Winnie111286
695.9

5. oiler2112
439.67

6. secretagentangel
413.55

7. grumpypapa
373.49

8. Goofytom
314.61

9. redsoxcarlos
293.75

10. dizneedude
272.48



SEE TOP 100 LEADERS

I love Disneyland! - Melody_CM  19543.8 #2 11:30PM
Me too - LaPearleNoir  2355.4 #71 1:11PM
Wow I've never made a list before. Thanks - disneybob49  875.6 #218 9:59AM
Yippeeeee!!!! I made the list!!!  - dizzneyfan  711.7 #289 7:17AM
Wow, top of the list:-) - beentoallbut1  931.6 #0 5:40AM

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  59.2 #4578 9:01AM
- DisneyMom13  317.9 #847 10:32AM
 to  - DisneyHeidi09  191.3 #2159 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 #5285 7:26AM
Lol, its so true. Was so fortunate  to marry a guy that is a "freak" like me. - DSFamLee  76.5 #4113 3:03PM
- maleficentmama  3.4 #31325 11:39AM

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

1. #MWMEETUP STICKERTUESDAYS WOC, FIREWORKS and MORE!!
Jun 28, 2016 06:00pm

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

MouseWait Meetups 2016
what is happening for one last time on aug 6? - MsTikiMermadam  1330.9 #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  6915.2 #17 7:55PM
ok,  last time for btr....  πŸ˜Ή - MsTikiMermadam  1330.9 #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  6915.2 #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  1330.9 #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  6915.2 #17 8:49PM
Next #MWMEETUP is Friday, June 24 at 6pm at Rancho Zocalo, DL. I'll post shortly.   - secretagentangel  6915.2 #17 2:27PM
It looks like I can make this. *marks on calendar* - grumpypapa  7298.0 #15 9:33PM
I might make it. Hoping the heat isn't unbearable.  - Taunton  1459.8 #124 9:18AM
The meetup tomorrow, Tuesday, June 28, is at DCA to watch World of Color at 6pm., - secretagentangel  6915.2 #17 3:25PM


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  4721.7 #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 #2104 11:22PM
i am so glad i got to experience it,  but did not have to go thru it! - MsTikiMermadam  1330.9 #139 5:56AM
Thank you to all who post from the park!! Love seeing the park when I cannot be there. - snowgrey  8.0 #13357 2:49PM
Top of the list  - buzzgoneyear92  276.2 #1143 12:09AM

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  433.2 #531 4:52PM
We want more books - sctoaonk75  287.4 #1035 7:42PM
- sunvalgifts  163.4 #2576 12:55PM

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 #7549 10:53PM
Awesome! Can't wait! - PrincessDaisy_FU2Rcm  350.7 #702 8:33AM
Any idea when Autotopia will re-open?  - CentralCoastAuntVon  107.4 #3544 9:51PM
hopefully never - Dave   13820.4 #4 9:27PM
Bully - secretagentangel  6915.2 #17 1:57PM
My Kids enjoy Autopia - E-Ticket  1476.8 #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  107.4 #3544 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 #5130 5:52AM
It was open today - AngieC  238.3 #1547 10:58PM

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  7298.0 #15 8:38PM
Thank you for reading! - Admin  6:26PM
cant wait to read it - ebugsmama  19.6 #7707 10:32PM
  - teapotsandteacups  684.4 #307 10:17PM
- sunvalgifts  163.4 #2576 7:40AM

Here are the Top 10 MouseWaiters of All-Time:

1. Coaster
21372.3

2. Melody_CM
19543.8

3. Winnie111286
18251.7

4. Dave
13820.4

5. Tom
12560.7

6. jacdanfan
12152.6

7. goofygal
11745.9

8. ShariRenee
10364.9

9. Plumiegirl
10330.3

10. uscdisneyteacher
8495.37


Such great people on this list, many who doSo much for the app. 😍😍 - secretagentangel  6915.2 #17 2:09PM
Yay! Thank you! - Song  2242.4 #74 8:50AM
Thanks for all of the  - ForeverNeverland  105.6 #3575 3:38PM
 Those are some   numbers.  - Ilovegoofy  73.8 #4171 4:22PM

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 #127745 10:15AM
That just means it's time to start planning! πŸ˜€ - AngiMouse  114.9 #3402 1:02PM
Ours is blank too with no plans anytime soon. That's why I come to β˜ΊοΈβ˜ΊοΈβ˜ΊοΈ - DisneyMom13  317.9 #847 7:30PM
Me too πŸ˜€ - AngiMouse  114.9 #3402 8:53AM

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 #7485 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  176.9 #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 #75920 12:12PM
Have Saturdays been less busy then Tuesdays or Wednesdays recently? - TiDoubleGuhErr  0.3 #88562 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  64.0 #4436 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 News Contributors:

1. BaseballMickey
7958.1

2. Stitch_Legacy
5143.16

3. RickChavez
3672.13

4. ScooterMike
1962.99

5. SPandEvLover
4771.72

6. caramiapoohluvsbb8
4485.49

7. DLKenCA
2860.8

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  10364.9 #8 4:44PM
Okay, a little bit! Lol - MadameLeota  4589.7 #32 10:56PM

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Oh how we miss you MSEP... 😩😩😩 - DisneyBallers  57.1 #4636 10:05PM
what is MSEP? - markchop  91.4 #3809 9:35PM
Main Street Electrical Parade - sawman911  2849.6 #51 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 #5250 1:35PM
!!! - DisneyMom13  317.9 #847 7:43PM
!!!! That is soooo cool!!! - dizzneyfan  711.7 #289 8:06AM
Nice pic!πŸ“· - Stitchcrazy62622  22.6 #7162 10:18PM
Awesome!! - stanvoodoo  47.9 #5011 7:25PM

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