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May 5, 2014 5:21 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
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Good evening! This day in Disney history, May 5th, 2004: 10 years ago today, The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror officially opens in DCA.
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According to Disney Parks Blog:

"Inspired by the genius of Rod Serling and the creators of the iconic anthology series “The Twilight Zone,” The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror recalls the disappearance of five unlucky souls on a gloomy Halloween night in 1939 Hollywood “amid the glitz and glamour of a bustling young movie town at the height of its golden age.”

The night before the attraction’s official opening, Disney hosted a red carpet premiere in Hollywood Land to celebrate.

bell hops  red carpet

"The opening ceremony was hosted by the Hollywood Tower Hotel bellhop (nicknamed “Buddy”) you may remember from many of the television commercials created for the attraction in 2004. He was joined during the ceremony by Rod Serling’s wife, Carol Serling, who told the audience how thrilled her late husband would be with the attraction. She then invited everyone to “step into a ‘lost episode’ of ‘The Twilight Zone.’”

sterling

To watch a short clip of the opening day ceremony: http://is.gd/r2jMX8

fireworks  tower

While similar in concept and theme to the original Tower of Terror in Florida, this version has been redesigned in order to conserve space and money. Reaching 183 feet, The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror is made of more than 900 tons of steel, 1,600 cubic yards of concrete, 50,000 square feet of exterior plaster and about two miles of HV DC power cableIt features three elevator shafts. Each shaft, in theory, is its own separate ride with its own separate operating system. Doing this made it easier to repair individual areas of the attraction without causing the entire attraction to "go down" (pun intended). Each shaft has 2 vehicles and 2 loading levels. It is designed so that the lower vehicle can be in profile while the upper vehicle is loading, making the attraction much more efficient. The ride is about 2 minutes and 28 seconds long. When all the elevators are in use 1,543 people per hour can ride. Since each vehicle loads and unloads from the same point, it also saves space. Since this system works so much more efficiently, it is the system used in both the Paris and Tokyo versions of the attraction.

Have you tried any of the other versions? Perhaps in WDW? Which version do you prefer and why?

Websites referenced:
thisdayindisneyhistory.com
mousewait.com
youtube.com
disneyparks.disney.go.com
towersecrets.com
davelandweb.com


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For YEARS I was so scared of this attraction. Now it is one of my favorites!laughing and screaming at the same time, I walk away with tears of joy and fun. What a fantastic opening to ToT that was!! To see the beginning of the video on a large screen and then the fireworks go off โ€“gave me the chills! Thanks so much, Duchess๐Ÿ˜˜ - misschurro...  7252.5 #14 7:22PM
I'm still scared of this attraction!!  - Ldgsg  213.9 #1869 7:36PM
I remember that day and your pic! So darn cute! The theme music for the attraction alway gives me goosebumps! Must have been really neat to see all that in person! Thanks Churro! ๐Ÿ˜˜ - Duchess_SMK  6491.2 #19 7:39PM
I enjoy walking in and hearing the music in the lobby๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ - misschurro...  7252.5 #14 7:54PM
Oh and thanks, Duchess_SMK!  Ldgsg-  I will go with you and hold your hand ๐Ÿ‘ญ - misschurro...  7252.5 #14 7:58PM
Thank you :)  Next time we're in the parks together I'll let you drag me on (maybe)!   - Ldgsg  213.9 #1869 8:22PM
Then we can get a churro, link arms, and walk around DCA - misschurro...  7252.5 #14 9:49PM
You need to bring that pic back!  Hands down, my favorite MW pic ever!  ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚. Not scared. I just can't do drops. My stomach seems to of one direction while my body goes another. So, I won't be experiencing this other then from the safety of the bench, while I await my girls! - MeridaFan  4244.1 #36 10:07PM
Deal!!!!  We will make this happen!  - Ldgsg  213.9 #1869 10:07PM
I love TOT, but I really like WDW's version more. It's so awesome moving through the hotel floor, much more spookier  - LBChica  2543.8 #61 10:11PM
That is so true. Just adds to the experience. Love WDW version.ย  - Sugarbuzz  272.2 #1180 11:22PM
I adore this attraction. Thanks for the history lesson! - LaPearleNoir  2185.1 #75 6:55AM
Happy Anniversary ToT! - jacdanfan  12150.3 #6 5:27PM
๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰ - Duchess_SMK  6491.2 #19 7:08PM
:) it is my dream to have a cm take me and my family to ride this first from rope drop and ride one of the elevators completely alone...... Dun dum dum - BellesLibrary  418.5 #550 5:30PM
Ooooh! Spooky! ๐Ÿ‘ป  - Duchess_SMK  6491.2 #19 7:08PM
Super cool, Duchess!  I love this attraction!  I didn't know WDW had it first!  I've only been on the DCA version (I took the dare) ๐Ÿ˜„ - thanks so much! - zenderella  408.9 #564 5:40PM
Thank YOU! Happy you enjoyed the read! ๐Ÿ˜˜ - Duchess_SMK  6491.2 #19 7:29PM
My daughter & I got an elevator all to ourselves &   got to ride it a second time without getting off, it is a great memory of something that doesn't happen to often - UTDISNEYFAMILY  2008.8 #85 5:43PM
How awesome!!! Was it late at night?  - Duchess_SMK  6491.2 #19 7:33PM
Duchess_SMK no it was just by chance we went upstairs & nobody else was up there they all stayed on the main floor so there literally was nobody else around up there but lines downstairs - UTDISNEYFAMILY  2008.8 #85 8:01PM
OOOOH! Well that's too cool! - Duchess_SMK  6491.2 #19 6:49AM
This is a must every trip!  - TheDroidYouAreLookingFor  468.6 #479 6:50PM
really? What's the longest line you've waited in? - Duchess_SMK  6491.2 #19 6:48AM
Happy Anniversary TOT!  And thank you @Duchess_SMK for another WONDERFUL post! - DisneyDavidEMT  2764.1 #52 7:04PM
D'awe! So glad you liked the read DisneyDavidEMT - Duchess_SMK  6491.2 #19 6:49AM
Love this attraction! Thank you for adding to my enjoyment.  - RadiatorSprings4Ever  1851.9 #98 7:25PM
Thank YOU! xx - Duchess_SMK  6491.2 #19 6:49AM
my favorite ride!! thanks for posting! - GotMouse_aka_JRoseAllister  91.0 #3799 7:50PM
So happy you enjoyed the post! Thank YOU! - Duchess_SMK  6491.2 #19 6:50AM
This is my favorite ride in DCA. Thanks for the great post.  - joyful_belle131  59.4 #4550 8:00PM
is it?! COOL! Thanks for telling me you enjoyed it! :) - Duchess_SMK  6491.2 #19 6:50AM
Wow - gonzofam  303.5 #924 8:04PM
:) - Duchess_SMK  6491.2 #19 6:50AM
Happy Anniversary ToT! Here is another family memory.  While they were building this my daughter was 7.  We wanted her to ride it when it opened, so we called it The Tower of Fun.  She could not wait!  But she rode it only once.   And now we have to bribe her to ride it with us.  Thanks for the hard work you do to put these posts together!!! - AZDisney  610.4 #343 8:24PM
HA! How old is your daughter now? I have to bribe my 8 year old to go on it to! Doesn't always work either! LOL - Duchess_SMK  6491.2 #19 6:52AM
She is 17.  She also wanted to ride Screaming really bad when she was younger.  Got upset because she was too short.  When she was big enough she was so happy.  She rode it once in her life.  Will not ride it again. - AZDisney  610.4 #343 7:04AM
The bribes don't work for us anymore either. - AZDisney  610.4 #343 7:05AM
Best ride ever!!! - sagarcia4  78.9 #4056 8:28PM
Seems you aren't alone with that thought. :) - Duchess_SMK  6491.2 #19 6:52AM
Love this ride!!! Best in DCA!! Other than TLM of course ๐Ÿ˜‰my favorite part is that first drop! So scary and fun! I also like to be there when people are riding for the first time- always fun to watch them conquer their fear and end up loving the ride!! - missariel33  2115.6 #76 8:31PM
And thank you for the awesome post!! ๐Ÿ˜˜ - missariel33  2115.6 #76 8:31PM
Good choice! The first drop IS the best! I agree! It is fun to go with first timers! One of these days we'll get MeridaFanon there! LOL Thank YOU! - Duchess_SMK  6491.2 #19 6:53AM
I still have mixed feelings about the ride, and usually only ride with guests. I think it's one of the best themed rides at DCA (at least before RSR), but the elevator ride itself is more something I endure than enjoy. And as always, a good informative post!   - redsoxcarlos  3036.5 #48 8:31PM
::giggles:: what a good sport you are! It is themed well I agree! Thanks SO much! - Duchess_SMK  6491.2 #19 6:54AM
My neighbor helped work on those commercials for this ride and helped put together the premier that you write about.  Little did we know at the time he had the beginning symptoms of ALS.  A few months after TOT opened he was officially diagnosed with the disease.  Fortunately, he is still alive although in very bad shape.  However, I look at TOT as a symbol of my friend's work and know that after he is gone that ride will continue to have a special meaning for me in my heart. - potatohead25  800.8 #239 8:34PM
๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜ฅ - PrincessDuckie  919.5 #204 8:35PM
Aww. That is special.  - MeridaFan  4244.1 #36 11:24PM
that is a super sweet story. Thanks for sharing that with us! ((hugs)) - Duchess_SMK  6491.2 #19 6:55AM
So about 6/7/8 years ago I was determined to go on. I was scared out of my mind!  Walked  the queue, looking for exits along the way. By the time we got to the room with the TV I was having a full on anxiety attack!  After it was done I was practically jumped into the CM begging him to get me out of there!  I remember having to wait to get escorted out, I'm sure it was just a minute but it seemed forever. I was never so happy to see sunlight. And that was that! My nephew was a CM on TOT for the longest time. Through him I felt so familiar with it, but it was never enough to try to ride it again. Thanks a lot Free Fall! (That ride made me cry!) - PrincessDuckie  919.5 #204 8:35PM
So you've never been on it? - phillip...  1361.7 #134 9:05PM
Nope! - PrincessDuckie  919.5 #204 9:44PM
oh you poor thing! Sounds like you'll be hangin with MeridaFan holding purses on the bench near the entrance. ;) - Duchess_SMK  6491.2 #19 6:56AM
I will be in great company, can't complain! - PrincessDuckie  919.5 #204 9:05AM
Great post hon!! I love the show Twilight Zone, so when this first came out I was sooo excited to try ToT, and it it did not disappoint! Nothing like the first time on this great attraction, still love how much fun we still have on it! (I love the one in WDW too, fun to have a different twist to it!) - piratelife4me  1069.3 #180 9:02PM
Thanks darlin! I agree! TOT is themed very well! I hear the WDW one is much more interesting of a ride though. - Duchess_SMK  6491.2 #19 6:58AM
Such a fun attraction...I was a little intimidated at first but loved it right away after riding!  Thanks for all of this great info, I really enjoyed reading and watching!!  I actually do prefer the one at WDW because it is a little more of a ride too, not just the drops.  ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ‘  - MinnieMousewife  916.3 #206 9:07PM
I felt the same way! So glad you liked the post! Thanks so much for always commenting! I've never been to WDW but I've hear that TOT there is a bit longer. Thanks for adding that! - Duchess_SMK  6491.2 #19 6:59AM
Such a cool opening. I started going back and watching the original Twilight Zone series on Netflix the other day. What a great show and great concept for a ride! Thanks as always for the post, Duchess! - chrismis21  696.2 #293 9:34PM
Ohhh! That's a good idea! I didn't know they were on Netflix! Thanks for the heads up! Glad you enjoyed the read! - Duchess_SMK  6491.2 #19 7:00AM
I was one of those who didn't care for DCA much especially before they changed the concept in the park. I rode this and it changed.. I still really come for this attraction. I love watching the show to see what I can spot on here.  - adventurerEnDisneylandia {AED}  1143.9 #166 9:48PM
REALLY?! That big of a fan eh? Well bravo Disney for reclaiming the magic for ya! - Duchess_SMK  6491.2 #19 7:01AM
No, but thank you. I will be waiting on the ground with @OhanaPhoto while the rest of you ride!  ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ - MeridaFan  4244.1 #36 10:08PM
waving from the cove bar double fisting black pearls!๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿน๐Ÿน - OhanaPhoto  6397.3 #21 11:15PM
Do they make piรฑa Colads?  If so, you've got a deal! - MeridaFan  4244.1 #36 11:17PM
oh you two are too funny! LOL - Duchess_SMK  6491.2 #19 7:01AM
i'm sure they do! - OhanaPhoto  6397.3 #21 7:35AM
I hate this ride it scares the hell out of me lol - pikarich  5902.5 #22 10:23PM
You can hang with me, OhanaPhoto and PrincessDuckie, pikarich. Bring baby MW, and we'll take turns holding him! - MeridaFan  4244.1 #36 11:28PM
^^^ sounds like MeridaFan has it all figured out for you pikarich! LOL I'd rather hold your son then ride TOT as well! ;) He's awful cute! - Duchess_SMK  6491.2 #19 7:04AM
 Duchess_SMK, you are welcome to join us. We will have our own little party won't we MeridaFan, OhanaPhoto and pikarich? - PrincessDuckie  919.5 #204 9:11AM
But I ride tot I use ti only go on 2 times a year and when my wife was pregnant I had to ride it with Micheal cause he likes it so I guess I'm ok with it lol , yay can watch the baby though just play nice and share but meridafan gets to feed him a bottle and change the diaper @meridafan,  @ohanaphoto, @princessduckie, @duchess_smk - pikarich  5902.5 #22 9:38AM
I totally hate this ride, but only go on it so my minis don't call me a chicken! - DarthTinkerbell  886.0 #210 9:28AM

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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 #324 5:39PM
I agree. I think it has to do with most passes being blocked - PoohSizedGuy  20.6 #7430 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  176.1 #2346 5:08AM
I second this. The info is great to have, but it's too long.  - 1HitchhikingGhost  271.1 #1183 5:04PM
6 of us going Sunday 11 6 year have use that annual pass - jmmm  0.6 #75601 12:12PM
Have Saturdays been less busy then Tuesdays or Wednesdays recently? - TiDoubleGuhErr  0.3 #89522 12:07AM


Hey I'm finally on this list ๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ‘๐ŸŽ‰ - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4409.5 #34 10:39PM
Your always on the list!!! ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚list of what I don't know๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜. Jk - Fantasmicfan1  3521.1 #43 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 #2089 11:22PM
i am so glad i got to experience it,  but did not have to go thru it! - MsTikiMermadam  1251.7 #142 5:56AM
Nice, my first time on the list and I have 2! Thank you!   - sunvalgifts  141.6 #2912 11:56AM
Oops! It didn't seem to post the first time lol. Sorry for the double post.  - sunvalgifts  141.6 #2912 11:58AM
Thank you to all who post from the park!! Love seeing the park when I cannot be there. - snowgrey  7.7 #13535 2:49PM

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What percentage saving are we looking at for being MouseWaiters? Is it better than a AAA discount.  - MoChuck  154.3 #2700 3:57PM
Good morning @@@@@@Admin I submitted a stay at Hojo for 7/2/15.ย  I haven't seen the Credits yet.ย  Would you please check the records?ย  I can resubmit the Form if you need me to.ย  As always, thanks for all your wonderful help. - Winnie111286  17123.4 #2 8:02AM
Admin Thanks - Winnie111286  17123.4 #2 3:18PM
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  17123.4 #2 10:50PM
Admin - Winnie111286  17123.4 #2 4:46PM
Admin - Winnie111286  17123.4 #2 12:38AM
Hi again Admin I  have sent support tickets and this a few times. I still haven't seen the credits. I have another stay coming up too. Thanks Admin - Winnie111286  17123.4 #2 12:02AM
Admin Has this ended? - Winnie111286  17123.4 #2 4:35PM


 
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. Winnie111286
1233.5

2. Fantasmicfan1
1166.73

3. Melody_CM
928.93

4. secretagentangel
665.93

5. Coaster
510.83

6. ShariRenee
329.9

7. goofygal
301.2

8. Tom
290.7

9. jacdanfan
289.23

10. grumpypapa
226.03

 

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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. ๐Ÿ˜‰ - varela2892  55.5 #4668 7:14AM
Wow! I'm on the list ๐Ÿ˜Š - disneymom1  266.3 #1239 10:17PM
Yea!  We'll be looking for your pics and "live" posts, too. Have a wonderful trip! - Ilovegoofy  50.6 #4872 3:36PM
Go Winnie! - DarthFairy  476.5 #464 7:17PM

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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  2443.2 #63 6:41PM
Yes, 1 question every 24 hrs was difficult to stick with.  - DisneyMom13  311.7 #873 6:28PM
Oh ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ just realized that post was 2+ years old๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ well people are still taking turns very slowly. Maybe it's the app, not the players.  - DisneyMom13  311.7 #873 6:34PM
I will announce the December tournament date this week. - Admin 11:58PM
Can't wait! - sawman911  2803.8 #50 6:30PM
Still waiting. ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ - MeridaFan  4244.1 #36 12:59PM
There should be a droid version of this. I. would love to play  - bryanjung1997  1.1 #68367 2:19PM
I end up deleting games while in progress due to opponents leaving me hanging FOR-EH-VER!!! - MommyandBash  416.1 #553 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  1508.4 #116 2:20PM

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1. Coaster
20473.3

2. Winnie111286
17123.4

3. Melody_CM
16830.3

4. Dave
13808.4

5. Tom
12307

6. jacdanfan
12150.3

7. goofygal
11658.9

8. Plumiegirl
10323.4

9. ShariRenee
10030

10. uscdisneyteacher
8403.8


Such great people on this list, many who doSo much for the app. ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ - secretagentangel  6429.6 #20 2:09PM
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Congrats - superdisneyman80  224.6 #1716 8:22PM
Thanks for all of the  - ForeverNeverland  104.3 #3579 3:38PM

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Like normal I am late to the party. Reading it now - Tealtownfan  1152.2 #162 3:13PM
Got it! More than halfway thru it! It's a lot of fun!!!๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘โœจโœจ - TinkerSchelle  2044.2 #81 10:53PM
Weeeeee - MommyandBash  416.1 #553 10:29PM
Just got a kindle so as soon as I figure out how to work it I'll be buying it. ๐Ÿ˜‰ - varela2892  55.5 #4668 2:38PM

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  297.6 #0 2:46PM
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DISNEYLAND PARK:

Monorail REOPENS MAY 20
River Belle Terrace transforms into a table service restaurant Feb 10
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
Grizzly River Run closed April 18 -- May 17
Disney's Aladdin is permanenly closed--Frozen will take its place


 

Were visiting during the diamond celebration.  I'm so excited because all of our favorite rides will be open! - Dsc1983  20.3 #7497 10:53PM
Awesome! Can't wait! - PrincessDaisy_FU2Rcm  350.3 #695 8:33AM
Any idea when Autotopia will re-open?  - CentralCoastAuntVon  86.2 #3893 9:51PM
hopefully never - Dave   13808.4 #4 9:27PM
Bully - secretagentangel  6429.6 #20 1:57PM
My Kids enjoy Autopia - E-Ticket  1472.4 #119 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  86.2 #3893 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  138.4 #2966 1:56AM
Will Indiana jones reopen on the 3 or will it reopen on the 4 - Disneylandgirl1955  45.3 #5101 5:52AM
It was open today - AngieC  238.3 #1534 10:58PM

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  853.8 #0 2:55AM
And they share - suzieq65  135.2 #3017 9:06PM
!!! And I thought working up to 73 credits was good lol - sunvalgifts  141.6 #2912 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  476.5 #464 7:43PM
!!! And I thought working up to 73 credits was good lol - sunvalgifts  141.6 #2912 12:21PM

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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  3521.1 #43 9:42PM
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I miss the  - DisneyMom13  311.7 #873 1:34AM

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Spent $490 on it the other day - CVDisneyland  421.0 #545 12:40PM
Thank you! - Admin  5:04PM
Just spent $100. Surely not my last order this month - Dianat710  57.7 #4591 4:46PM
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Oh how we miss you MSEP... ๐Ÿ˜ฉ๐Ÿ˜ฉ๐Ÿ˜ฉ - DisneyBallers  57.1 #4607 10:05PM
what is MSEP? - markchop  84.5 #3940 9:35PM
Main Street Electrical Parade - sawman911  2803.8 #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 #5217 1:35PM
!!! - DisneyMom13  311.7 #873 7:43PM
!!!! That is soooo cool!!! - dizzneyfan  609.8 #344 8:06AM
Nice pic!๐Ÿ“ท - Stitchcrazy62622  22.6 #7113 10:18PM
Awesome!! - stanvoodoo  46.4 #5056 7:25PM

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  54.8 #4695 9:01AM
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 Always taking care of us... we love u Admin!!!  - calidream1  398.0 #581 7:05PM
I know it's awesome to know your not alone as a Disneyland freak  - mjpdisney67  36.8 #5554 7:26AM
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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
22.42

2. Goofytom
13.14

3. teapotsandteacups
8.67

4. sheridanrabbit
5.18

5. DisneyMom13
4.28

6. mamabeam
1.41

7. Dolewhipped
0.42

8. Moog
0.4

9. beentoall
0.37

10. Mckenzie1307
0.22

 

Yay @@Moog!!!! So great!  ๐Ÿ˜ - valj84DisneyDeppAddict  304.6 #916 6:28PM
You sweet thing!  You crack me up!  I'm merely an apprentice being schooled by @@Tom!! - Moog  96.2 #3711 11:33AM
๐Ÿ‘‹โค๏ธ - 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 ๐Ÿ˜œ!!! - Moog  96.2 #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 #1435 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  1508.4 #116 10:45PM
Yay I made the list!!!!!!  - DayDreamsOfDisneyland  149.5 #2776 7:02PM
 YOU!!! Having fun playing!! - DisneyMom13  311.7 #873 5:01PM
Well done:-).  I'm enjoying playing your games.  Thank you. - beentoall  853.8 #0 2:19AM

Here are the top 10 News Contributors:

1. BaseballMickey
7890.22

2. Stitch_Legacy
5143.16

3. RickChavez
3671.63

4. ScooterMike
1962.99

5. SPandEvLover
4721.44

6. caramiapoohluvsbb8
4484.94

7. DLKenCA
2750.62

8. IDVandalSkipperCM
2579.72

9. Dave
13808.4

10. LilSterner
5732.49



SEE TOP 50 NEWS CONTRIBUTORS

#Breaking news ๐Ÿšจ  This needs to be updated! - MadameLeota  4490.3 #31 3:40PM
Just a little...;) - ShariRenee  10030.0 #9 4:44PM
Okay, a little bit! Lol - MadameLeota  4490.3 #31 10:56PM


 
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1. Fantasmicfan1
1661.82

2. Winnie111286
1482.22

3. Melody_CM
947.53

4. secretagentangel
812.15

5. Coaster
510.83

6. ShariRenee
406.93

7. jacdanfan
388.33

8. goofygal
305.6

9. grumpypapa
290.84

10. Tom
290.8



SEE TOP 100 LEADERS

I love Disneyland! - Melody_CM  16830.3 #3 11:30PM
Me too - LaPearleNoir  2185.1 #75 1:11PM
Wow I've never made a list before. Thanks - disneybob49  709.7 #282 9:59AM
Yippeeeee!!!! I made the list!!!  - dizzneyfan  609.8 #344 7:17AM
Wow, top of the list:-) - beentoall  853.8 #0 5:40AM

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