3112.3 #40 (DL Qual #21

May 5, 2014 8:57 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
RAK!!!!! CONGRAGULATIONS DISNEYDAVIDEMT!!!!! You were selected by random number generator otherwise known as MrS!!! The Little Mermaid Compact Mirror! πŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šMay is Mental Illness Awareness Month and many of you know my MW story and how I am adamant about breaking the stigma associated with Mental Illness. In celebration of me graduating from my Understanding Depression class tonight and learning new tools allowing me to accept so many changes in my life recently I'm excited to offer this. I am simply requesting that you enter only for yourself, have more than 25 points and of course, the big request that's on the HONOR system, is to please visit the www.NAMI.org website to educate yourself, help yourself or someone you love in regards to Mental Illness. Feel free to share something you found of interest if you like and please use your manners and US only please. If you are a newer MWer, feel free to read my MW story or ask me questions here or you can DM me. Thank you all as always for your awesome support and this RAK ends on May 31st!!! Good luckπŸ€πŸ€πŸ€πŸ€

It is now starting to be believed that 2 in 4 people suffer from  depression that seriously complicates their life.  I take care of a bipolar/schizophrenic/mentally disabled brother and the strain it puts on the person and caregivers is intense. Just trying to get him more help is seriously stressing me out right now.  I have 3 siblings out of 6 with this, and those siblings with children have half of their kids with it so it does impact a family, plus my father had it with no medication so life was not a beach growing up.  but it is time we all educate ourselves and accept that we are all different.  It used to be that everyone made fun of anyone with any mental illness or disability and I am so glad people do not do this as much but we still need more progress.  if you ever have a chance to read about or watch the old movie about francis farmer, you will see that many of these people really want to live "normal" lives, and need the help to do so which NAMI and several other organizations raise funds for. Half of our vets from recent tours and vietnam are supposed to have a serious mental disease.  Please, Next time you see an adult (and sometimes children) "losing it"  just say a prayer for them, try not to stare, if alone offer some water  and know how blessed you are to be able to think clearly most days.  I have multiple medical issues but I know they are nothing compared to how hard a life it can be until you learn how to live with your mental or psychological illness. you know I love ya schnooks, kudos on taking the class, stay strong and John too!!  hope we see each other soon, miss you guys! - secretagentangel  1698.8 #88 9:19PM
Many (((Hugs)))  to you my sweet friend. Don't forget to take care of yourself too. I know it's hard with the many urgencies that come with being a caregiver.  - PrincessDuckie  820.6 #204 9:39AM
secretagentangel I love knowing that when I post something about this you have so much to offer and help educate.  Especially in how to help. Don't break out your camera phones, ask if you can help get them to a quite place, and stay calm. And God bless the caregivers and family members for all they have to deal with it. You are amazing and please take care of yourself!!!! Big hugs! - MrsSchnooks  3112.3 #40 9:49PM
I love this post! The stigma behind mental illness is awful!! My nephew is schizophrenic /bipolar/ADHD... Sadly he didn't get the support he needed from his maternal side (the took off with him when he was 6) and we most recently were able to spend some time with him this last year. It breaks my hear that's he's now an adult and he's trying to manage as best as he can with what he knows now. Sadly, my family hasn't been able to keep him here in our town due to him wanting to go back to a familiar area. All we can do is pray that he is taking his meds and getting what he needs.  - 2BeignetOrNot2Beignet  1162.8 #136 2:47PM
I just want to say while the kind words are touching and appreciated, @secretagentangel is THE person I owe my strength to be able to start sharing about my Mental Illness. Β She and I met through a RAK for the Candlelight Processional that she and her brother shared with hubby and I. God had His hand in this and it was evident from the beginning. We were talking like old friends and her brother was opening up to hubby and then I shared how I'm bipolar 2 (less intense the bipolar 1) and suffer from severe depression and anxiety and I'll never forget, LOL, she turned to her brother and said Michele is bipolar too! Like it was the coolest thing in the world. Β I could count the people on one hand who knew at that time but something about her beautiful heart and warm and loving embrace of ALL people made me feel at ease and I knew that I was going to have a friend for life. So while I appreciate your kind words and thank you so much for them, THANK YOU SAA!!! You helped give me a new journey and way to accept it. Β It's amazing to see the change that is happening in people's views and watching other's seeking help. Β You all are my inspiration for letting me share and accepting me and each other that have shared here! And congratulations to all of you who took steps in your own lives or helped others. God bless you all and much love. πŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’š - MrsSchnooks  3112.3 #40 9:28PM
secretagentangel love you so much! - MrsSchnooks  3112.3 #40 9:29PM
You are such a beautiful person inside and out!!! You have come so far in your journey. I adore you sweet girl πŸ’š keep on being you and fighting against this illness. 😘 - PixiePirateMaid  330.6 #693 9:36PM
I saw this yesterday and it made me tear up, but I could not reply till I found another computer.  You are very strong, and I use you and other people we know who still work full time and are social  as examples to my brother when he does not understand things.  you two were so nice to him, his disabilities are very hard, and the mental illness complicates it because he does not understand a lot about it.  but it was so funny, you had not posted much, but I liked you immediately, and it kept going through my mind that I wondered if you would win the tix and you did!!  and it was fun, though when I told you and john my story, I think I kind of shocked you because you both looked at me kind of like... wait, what happened to you??  but it made me feel great to know you guys were ok with all my medical junk and what my brother is going through so it shows God wanted us together!!  I don't know how you do it, trying to do all your work and all the rest you do.  so you and John stay healthy too!!!  and someday people will start excepting the MI better, when you realize your hairdresser, your plumber, your accountant, your pastor, anyone and more could have so much they are dealing with, it really makes me so proud to know you and all of you who are fighting this every moment!!  hope to see you soon of course!!  love love love - secretagentangel  1698.8 #88 4:55PM
Stop making me cry!!!  - QueenEmilizle  390.1 #536 10:21PM
secretagentangel Going back to work was a huge challenge. I was constantly overwhelmed and even my trainer was honest and said she didn't think I'd make it. I added two therapists to get me through and still are getting me through and fortunately I had just finished getting my meds on a regular pattern. I wanted this job so bad and knew I had to reach out for 24/7 resources. I have an after hours # I can call too. I've had one week I was too depressed to go to work and my therapist put me in check so fast. LOL Plus my supervisor knows my situation and her best friend is bipolar so she gives me tools for work too. I'm blessed and just doing the work and beyond great flu that I don't pay $.01 because we have double coverage and mine is employer paid and John pays about $20 a month for our coverage. So for those out there you have to fight to want to live as normal as possible but you can do it. Tons of love to you dear friend for all your support.  - MrsSchnooks  3112.3 #40 10:32PM
No need to add me for the rak, Congratulations!! I too graduated from my classes last year.  I also had my last therapy session and closed my file last week.  Thank you for bringing awareness out to MW! You rock girlfriend!! - LuvsTigger  1464.5 #103 11:28AM
Congrats! You rock too!!!! I go to the second group now that is smaller and more focused on issues we are challenged with daily. Very excited. Work approved my schedule change today. It's helping with work a lot. - MrsSchnooks  3112.3 #40 9:53PM
Bump!!!! Almost end of the month!!!!! πŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’š - MrsSchnooks  3112.3 #40 4:52PM
Congratulations @@@DisneyDavidEMT!!!! You are the winner of The Little Mermaid compact! Thank you for all you do for bringing awareness to Mental Illness!!!! Big Hugs and I can personally deliver it tomorrow if you like. πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ - MrsSchnooks  3112.3 #40 7:54AM
Hey , congratulations and if your going tomorrow me too and I'll bring πŸ…πŸ… - pikarich  4109.8 #27 8:01AM
Shut the front door!  Thank you very much!!! And to tell you the truth...I'm more excited that I get to see you again in person!!!! YAY!!! - DisneyDavidEMT  2280.4 #56 9:16AM
What an awesome RAK! Thank you. I'll be DMing you to chat, soon πŸ’œπŸŒΊ - apesandmonkeys  6521.7 #13 9:02PM
Thank you! Sounds good! - MrsSchnooks  3112.3 #40 9:54PM
What a beautiful gesture to spread awareness. This is a subject close to home and I thank you for doing so. You've been so brave here to share your story!  - TheDroidYouAreLookingFor  438.6 #460 9:05PM
Thank you. I just know that I'm not alone and others need to know that too. - MrsSchnooks  3112.3 #40 9:55PM
Awesome RAK! My grandmother suffers from several mental disorders and I myself suffer from sever panic disorder and OCD. Thanks so much for this! Please add me. - luxkitty  2639.6 #44 9:10PM
Added. And I pray that you both are finding help. Big hugs. Thank you for sharing. 😘 - MrsSchnooks  3112.3 #40 9:56PM
Thank you! πŸ’• - luxkitty  2639.6 #44 10:36PM
πŸŽˆπŸ’šCongratulations on the completion of your class! No need to add me, just want to say thank you for sharing your story & your heart with the rest of us. You are a wonderful lady & I'm so glad I can call you friend!  πŸ’šπŸ— - FrankenweenieVelinee  2215.1 #60 9:10PM
Thank you! My silly Mom was teasing me while we were having lunch when you met her because I told her I completed the first course so now I get to go to the second session and she asked if I have to be extra depressed for that class. LOL She's such a dork. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - MrsSchnooks  3112.3 #40 9:32PM
sounds like something my mom would say too!!!:D - secretagentangel  1698.8 #88 4:56PM
You inspire me to be a better person everyday!  Thank you for you an awesome friendship and all around just being a great person!  I've probably been to the NAMI site and directed more people to it more times than I can ever count.  Would you consider adding me for my wife (or do I have to use it?) πŸ˜‰  thank you my dear!!  - DisneyDavidEMT  2280.4 #56 9:12PM
She inspired me to be a better person too!  - goofymom2boys  1466.7 #102 9:14PM
Added and I've realized I can't look at these comments unless at home and after work. You're both so sweet and inspire me. Love you guys! 😘 - MrsSchnooks  3112.3 #40 9:57PM
No need to add me. I just wanted to say congratulations on completing your class. What a wonderful way to encourage those to seek help. Giving people resources and understanding is a wonderful gesture. Many would not be as open as you, but wanting to help others is what it is all about. - RadiatorSprings4Ever  1138.3 #143 9:20PM
Thank you, and I really appreciate that. 😘 - MrsSchnooks  3112.3 #40 9:58PM
Thank you for spreading awareness πŸ’š - MinnieMyLove  189.8 #2038 9:21PM
Thank you for reading it! πŸ’š - MrsSchnooks  3112.3 #40 9:59PM
Please add me! Ariel is my favorite so of course I would love this. But more importantly, my mom is affected my mental illness and depression. She has FINALLY broken through and left behind an emotionally and mentally abusive relationship and is starting to work on repairing herself and rebuilding her life. Thank you for sharing your story and congratulations on completing your understanding depression class. You are an inspiration!! ❀️❀️❀️ - WirTANenAtDisney  115.6 #3223 9:23PM
That is wonderful!!! I wish her and all of you all the best. It won't happen over night and there's bad days and good days but she's making progress. Big hugs to you all! - MrsSchnooks  3112.3 #40 9:35PM
Thank ou! Yes she has good days but at this point more bad days. But I am seeing a tiny bit of progress day by day. Her being with me son (her only grand baby) each day I think is her saving grace. She says everyday, without him she wouldn't be here :) - WirTANenAtDisney  115.6 #3223 11:10PM
Would you please add me and thank you! Thank you for opening up to us. It takes a very strong person to do that and by what I've seen, you are such a person. Congratulations on finishing your class. Now, you are one step further in gaining control...you can do it! Thank you for your generosity 😊 - LaBelleParis  1252.8 #122 10:15PM
Thanks for the encouragement! Added! - MrsSchnooks  3112.3 #40 9:35PM
I haven't met you in person, but I'm sure you're quite the lady :) - LaBelleParis  1252.8 #122 9:38PM
πŸ’šπŸ’šno need to add me just wanted to say congratulations for completing your class and I think you're so brave and wonderful for sharing your story!!  My son suffers from severe anxiety and it is a daily struggle for us as a family.  We're trying our best but I still worry so much about him. - MinnieMousewife  884.3 #185 10:24PM
I'm so sorry and I know the worry factor because I see it from my Mom and she doesn't understand it all. Feel free to DM me as I had to really put a handle on my anxiety lately with my new job and I may have a few suggestions. Big hugs and hang in there. - MrsSchnooks  3112.3 #40 9:39PM
That is so sweet of you, thank you!!  Really appreciate your kindness. 😘❀️ - MinnieMousewife  884.3 #185 9:48PM
No need to add me since i just recently won this in another Rak. But wanted to tell you how amazing you are and for sharing your story last year, helping us being more informed. 😘 - iLOVELUCYnDISNEY  884.1 #186 12:17AM
😘😘😘😘 - MrsSchnooks  3112.3 #40 9:39PM
Add me please! And thank you for sharing this info! This is near and dear to my heart. - WallSchmee  96.0 #3542 12:27AM
Added and I hope whatever is the situation you'll be able to find help. Big hugs! - MrsSchnooks  3112.3 #40 10:00PM
No need to add me but I just needed to say I'm thankful to you any time I am in the parks and even elsewhere because you gave me the courage to speak about my own mental health. There is more to it but it's a start that I wouldn't have made without you. End the stigma attached to mental health! You are almost guaranteed to know and love someone who is suffering. - missmimi90  1985.4 #70 12:38AM
I love you and I think of you every single time I go on Peter Pan. You are so brave and now you are sharing and helping others! 😘😘😘 - MrsSchnooks  3112.3 #40 10:02PM
I try to pass on my courage to others who might be struggling but my ability to do so is cause of you!! Love you Schnookies! - missmimi90  1985.4 #70 5:00PM
Please do not add me I just wanted to say congratulations for completing your class and I think you're so courageous and smart! Thank you for the info on NAMI. I will be recommending it to a friend!!! - Boundin  610.5 #309 12:57AM
Thank you so much. I was so silly at work because I was all excited to go to a depression class. LOL I hope this helps your friend. - MrsSchnooks  3112.3 #40 10:03PM
You're welcome. I am glad you are so excited about your depression class! LOL😹 It's fun to be silly, laughter is the best medicine! - Boundin  610.5 #309 10:53PM
Thank you for this info as I will be passing this along to a friend. I am so very proud of you for finishing your class. You're an incredibly strong, intelligent, and loving woman and I'm so proud to call you my friend. πŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’š - DisneyGrandma  861.8 #197 8:36AM
I hope this helps your friend. You know I think the world of you and feel the same way. You're amazing and you rock a mean bikini! - MrsSchnooks  3112.3 #40 10:04PM
You already know you hold a special place in my heart, and the hearts of my family😍 I'm so proud to call you friend, and I'm also VERY proud of what you have accomplished in educating yourself and others about mental health issues, and the stigmas that surround them. My father works in mental health, and my friend works for NAMI. I'm very educated on mental health issues, and it makes me so happy that people are starting to recognize symptoms and get the help they need. Hugs to you my dear for keeping the word out there in such a positive way! 😘😘Can you please add me for @@@DisneyDavidEMT.☺️ Thanks! - 2BeignetOrNot2Beignet  1162.8 #136 8:43AM
Pssst...you can only enter for yourself...πŸ˜‰πŸ˜˜ - DisneyOnesie  621.2 #302 10:29AM
Well darn! See what happens when I don't out on my glassesπŸ‘€πŸ‘“! It's definitely made for some funny auto corrections😜 - 2BeignetOrNot2Beignet  1162.8 #136 11:11AM
But thank you anyway for thinking of me! 2BeignetOrNot2Beignet - DisneyDavidEMT  2280.4 #56 2:06PM
2BeignetOrNot2Beignet is only allowed to make me cry once a week. I love you and adore your family and silly cats. You're an amazing friend! 😘😘😘😘 - MrsSchnooks  3112.3 #40 10:07PM
2BeignetOrNot2Beignet is only allowed to make me cry once a week. I love you and adore your family and silly cats. You're an amazing friend! 😘😘😘😘 - MrsSchnooks  3112.3 #40 10:08PM
You're welcome!  - 2BeignetOrNot2Beignet  1162.8 #136 1:32PM
MrsSchnooks 😘 did you like the cat and duck videoπŸ˜‚ - 2BeignetOrNot2Beignet  1162.8 #136 1:33PM
Yes!!!!!! I've been playing it for everybody! Thank you!!!!! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚So cute!  2BeignetOrNot2Beignet - MrsSchnooks  3112.3 #40 10:17PM
up2SD.org is a site run by San Diego County. It is both a resource from those affected with mental illness and as an education/awareness tool too. I love how much they promote this down Β here in San Diego. I have to admit sometimes I get so so frustrated trying to educate people about mental illness. I get that they are blessed with not suffering but I hate hearing "they just need to think positive!" or "they are just lazy or not focused" ! Β Hopefully in the next generation or so we will see less ignorance and more empathy. Bravo to you and your loved ones for finding the strength to get the most effective resources for you.Β  - PrincessDuckie  820.6 #204 9:35AM
Thank you so much for the info! Yes, it's amazing how many don't realize this is a medical condition. If you had broken your leg you would have to treat it and possibly go to therapy. It's not easy  hearing get over when you know you can't. - MrsSchnooks  3112.3 #40 11:24PM
You are such an amazing woman and I am glad to know you! Please add me and I'm going to go and visit the website. - DisneyOnesie  621.2 #302 10:35AM
Back at you girlfriend!!! Added and enjoy the site. I get sucked into it. LOL - MrsSchnooks  3112.3 #40 11:25PM
As a marriage and famy therapist intern I love this post so much! We need to spread awareness and break through the stigma! A lot of clients are embarrassed to seek help and that makes me sad. I love what I do and out mental health is as important as our physical health! ❀️ - minnieMisty  275.2 #1040 10:21PM
Thank you and that's wonderful to hear. People don't know that they don't have to live in the pain they are in and I know for myself I just figured this was part of my normal personality until I sought help. - MrsSchnooks  3112.3 #40 11:28PM
No need to add me, congratulations! - BombFrogFormerCM  881.9 #187 10:26PM
Thank you!!!!!! Say Hi to Jack and Jill for me! πŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’š - MrsSchnooks  3112.3 #40 11:28PM
Will do! - BombFrogFormerCM  881.9 #187 8:55AM
πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ˜˜πŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’š - dumbbunny  626.9 #297 11:04PM
πŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ˜˜πŸ˜˜ - MrsSchnooks  3112.3 #40 11:29PM
I don't have any hearts to use or I would add some. <3 - secretagentangel  1698.8 #88 4:57PM
Congratulations! On your class and for all your work on helping yourself. It takes a lot of courage to tell your story but its great for people to know they are not alone. Please add me. My sister is a mental health nurse and she would love this. I would give it to her. Keep strong in your journey to wellness. - keepmovingforward  202.2 #1885 1:47PM
Thank you and you are added.  - MrsSchnooks  3112.3 #40 10:18PM
Congrats !!! I honestly loved all of this I have a couple people in my family that deal with mental illness and it really takes strength And courage ! Please add me for this beautiful rak and thank you for sharingn  - MermaidLei  315.7 #765 9:40PM
I hope it gets easier for them over time. Thank you and you are added! - MrsSchnooks  3112.3 #40 10:19PM
Thank you MrsS !  - MermaidLei  315.7 #765 11:38PM
No need to add me, just wanted to say congratulations and thank you for spreading the word on mental health!!   - Aurora1111  98.5 #3506 10:06PM
Thank you so much. - MrsSchnooks  3112.3 #40 10:19PM
Wow that's mighty nice of you for the info and what an amazing gift add me for the next person that post after me. And good luck to you msschnooks - gonzofam  303.4 #832 10:17PM
As I get older, I've noticed my anxiety is getting worse. My husband doesn't understand it. I almost had a panic attack last week for absolutely no reason, so in some ways, I don't understand it. I'm glad to have heard your story and know I'm not alone in dealing with this. 😘 - HasAnyoneSeenMyGlassSlipper  672.2 #272 10:22PM
😘 hugs! My oldest daughter  has severe anxiety too. So does my 12 year old (I think it's hand in hand with his autism). People just don't understand unless they have been there. I used to suffer panic attacks when I was in my late 20's and early 30's, but they have pretty much subsided... I will still get that occasional attack, but not like before.  - 2BeignetOrNot2Beignet  1162.8 #136 2:49PM
Bump!!! Almost forgot about this! LOL - MrsSchnooks  3112.3 #40 1:26PM
Congrats - potatohead25  616.9 #304 8:02AM
well deserved! congrats @@@DisneyDavidEMT  - FrankenweenieVelinee  2215.1 #60 8:15AM
Congrats! - WirTANenAtDisney  115.6 #3223 8:39AM

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Yours is much nicer than Mickeys - leopardditz2000  690.1 #259 7:34PM
After the video my 3 & 1/2 year old says, "that's cool!" It was. Very cool - MommyandBash  106.6 #3383 3:44PM

DISCOUNTED DISNEYLAND TICKETS THROUGH MOUSEWAIT! You get 2% off select tickets if you purchase on this page and use the code MOUSEWAIT at checkout. A percentage of your total purchase comes back to MouseWait, which helps cover our monthly maintenance and development expenses! You will also get 100 Credits if you email us your receipt along with your username! 

Can you get a discount on annual passes too? - DeeDeeMouse  246.1 #1329 9:59PM
It says discount not available ... Maybe I'm doing it wrong? - gedi0614  21.6 #6541 12:13AM

DISNEYLAND PARK:

Innoventions closed March 31-September 30


DISNEY CALIFORNIA ADVENTURE:

Luigi's Flying Tires closed through Dec 1
 

Were visiting during the diamond celebration.  I'm so excited because all of our favorite rides will be open! - Dsc1983  16.2 #7582 10:53PM
Awesome! Can't wait! - PrincessDaisy  307.7 #813 8:33AM
No!! Peter Pan is one of my favorites... I was hoping to ride it next weekπŸ˜₯😒 - girl97217  116.0 #3215 7:20PM
It really surprises me that they didn't have Peter Pan finished by the time the Diamond Celebration started. I'm going next week and will be sad to miss it.  - RetroMinnie  54.8 #4368 10:06PM
They definitely tried!! - NeddaSzy  41.5 #4864 6:57PM
I think it was delayed, originally supposed to be open earlier. - Sarafina  490.3 #401 12:13PM

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. jacdanfan
60000

2. iLOVELUCYnDISNEY
54000

3. secretagentangel
52300

4. MeridaFan
41630

5. MelodyMouse
40000

6. DisneyGrandma
38500

7. cmtahm
35650

8. debbiev
34750

9. leopardditz2000
34500

10. MinnieMyLove
33750

 

  Well done and congratulations.  Now I know how some people have so many stickers.  Keep up the good work:-) - beentoall  9.4 #0 2:55AM


 
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  625.3 #298 8:03PM
I bought the paper copy for myself and 2 copies of season one for christmas gifts!  LOVE THIS BOOK!!! - snitsos  26.8 #5867 5:28PM
Thank you snitsos for your support, glad you liked Season Two! - Admin  12:13AM
Thank you for your support glad you liked Season Two! snitsos - Admin  12:15AM
Test - Admin  12:16AM
I now have both seasons on my Kindle!!!!  LOVE them!!!!  I also have both of the Voyagers!  So great!!!!!      - valj84DisneyAddict  170.9 #2312 10:57AM
- valj84DisneyAddict  170.9 #2312 9:35PM

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 week of June 29, 2015

Last year, Independence Week was unusually slow. July 4 was one of the slowest days of the year, if you can believe that! Looking back at MouseWait's Historical Crowd Index (available in our new MagicPlan iOS Calendar), this week averaged in the 60s, which is not very crowded at all. It is supposed to cool down a little later in the week, which could bring large crowds this weekend. To get a real-time look at how crowded the Parks are, check the MouseWait app for real-time Crowd Index averages and wait times.  - Admin Jun 29, 2015 12:52PM



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  437.6 #461 5:39PM
I agree. I think it has to do with most passes being blocked - PoohSizedGuy  18.6 #7066 11:53PM
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  130.6 #2942 5:08AM
I second this. The info is great to have, but it's too long.  - 1HitchhikingGhost  237.2 #1438 5:04PM
I hope to be down at the end of August or first part of September. Which would you choose? - DeneciePie  327.9 #705 10:48PM
Sounds like you'll be there for Disneyland half marathon weekend  - MarshaMouse  4429.1 #23 7:41PM
thanx for the opportunity - MommyandBash  106.6 #3383 6:18PM

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

1. Lake Tahoe Summer Meetup
Aug 01, 2015 09:30am


I'm gonna have a crowding meetup Presidents' Day weekend! Post to come!  - TinkerSchelle  1683.2 #91 5:42PM
I'll crowd with you  - LaPearleNoir  1583.7 #97 2:27PM
I ❀️ crowding meetups - bonedaddy909  1327.3 #114 12:29PM
Would love to come! - susanann  8.9 #10809 6:15PM
What day works best for you guys bonedaddy909 and susanann and LaPearleNoir? - TinkerSchelle  1683.2 #91 1:21PM
Any day Friday theough Monday works for me! - susanann  8.9 #10809 2:12PM
Friday thru Sunday for UsπŸ˜ƒ.....Wait a minute😳what the heck is a crowding meetup and what would we be crowding into??πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - bonedaddy909  1327.3 #114 7:09PM
We have our weekly MW sticker meetup at La Brea bakery at 4 pm in Downtown Disney! Lots of fun for newcomers and all and a great way to meet new people! Then we go to the MW spot we've held in DL to watch PTN and fireworks! Everyone is welcome! - secretagentangel  1698.8 #88 6:10PM
On Tuesday nights, duh!!!πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜© - secretagentangel  1698.8 #88 10:47PM
Thank You - suzieq65  39.5 #4945 6:20PM
We will be there in November - makeitbluesaysmerriwether  32.1 #5395 9:58AM
I heard there's a cool Winchester Mystery House meetup 😬 - adventurerEnDisneylandia {AED}  966.3 #175 7:17PM
Any MW Tinkerbell half marathon weekend runners interested in a photo op meet-up/s before one or all 3 of the races??Β  - Romec123aKaSmartyPants  697.4 #254 2:11PM
When is this race? - secretagentangel  1698.8 #88 6:15PM
The 5K is May 8th, 10K May 9th, and the Half is May 10th. - CoachDisney  79.0 #3816 2:43PM
I will for the 5k, will be there Thursday afternoon till Friday noon. - Sleepingbeautysmom  305.0 #824 8:17AM

TRIVILATOR 2.0 for iOS is here! We made it faster, easier to use, improved Random Games, fixed Push Notifications, added a Remove Ads option, new game packs, and we optmized it for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Get the complete run down on our new blog here. Get the new update in the App Store, or grab it here. Did you know you can play on the web or from any device via our web version? Tell your friends about the TRIVILATOR, and submit your questions so they (and you) can be featured inside the app. You can submit your questions here. Have fun!

- valj84DisneyAddict  170.9 #2312 12:58PM
Hi, @@valj84DisneyAddict Hope you are having a wonderful Easter 🐣Come play Trivilator with me! - Moog  43.4 #4773 3:00PM
Yes! A wonderful day!  Hope yours is great too!!! I will look for you on Trivilator. πŸ˜πŸ‘ - valj84DisneyAddict  170.9 #2312 3:27PM
Is it a game? - palomine96  18.8 #7013 11:58PM
Yes!  It's a separate app.  Come play! - Moog  43.4 #4773 8:58AM
Look for me cinderella85rivas - cinderella85rivas  194.8 #1986 1:04PM
I downloaded the app but it too won't add my name so if I play as guest it doesn't give credit to my mouse wait account :(Help!  - DisneyDrea  60.8 #4219 9:08PM


Hey I'm finally on this list πŸ˜„πŸ‘πŸŽ‰ - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4398.6 #25 10:39PM
Your always on the list!!! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚list of what I don't know😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝. Jk - Fantasmicfan1  1296.2 #118 12:34PM
I made the list last night! So cool, huh?! Congrats on the MW acknowledgement!!!  - MommyandBash  106.6 #3383 10:42PM
Love seeing everyone's pictures from Disneyland !! I know, we always have a good time :) - Lyssa2012  196.1 #1966 11:22PM
i am so glad i got to experience it,  but did not have to go thru it! - MsTikiMermadam  334.6 #674 5:56AM
Sweet, I have 3 on this list!!  - MisFit.Mouse  618.2 #303 2:52AM
After all of this time being away and I made the list - cyndaws  257.9 #1207 1:45AM

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  1623.3 #96 4:48PM
Spent $490 on it the other day - CVDisneyland  387.2 #541 12:40PM
Thank you! - Admin  5:04PM
@otilegna - pikarich  4109.8 #27 9:34AM
I buy pretty much everything on Amazon. Nice to know MW can get a little piece of that! - MellyMelBB  65.0 #4115 12:06AM

Subscribe to the MouseWait Email NEWSletter for Disneyland and MouseWait news, and never miss an update! 

Nice pic!πŸ“· - Stitchcrazy62622  16.2 #7574 10:18PM

Here are the Top 10 MouseWaiters of All-Time:

1. Coaster
15694

2. Dave
12818.4

3. Plumiegirl
9012.72

4. Tom
8988.57

5. jacdanfan
8956.5

6. goofygal
8660.71

7. uscdisneyteacher
7533.49

8. CobbPR
7094.07

9. BaseballMickey_CM
7046.17

10. Bullseye
6766.17



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


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

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  1015.5 #168 3:13PM
Got it! More than halfway thru it! It's a lot of fun!!!πŸ‘πŸ‘βœ¨βœ¨ - TinkerSchelle  1683.2 #91 10:53PM
There are 100's of people standing at bag check. Lines backed up to La Brea Bakery. They've stopped people here to herd over people already in DCA over to DL. And, we see 100's of those folks standing at the gates.  - thompsonsyl  5.2 #16927 2:36AM
  - mckelfam  36.3 #5118 3:09PM

Here are the top 10 News Contributors:

1. BaseballMickey_CM
7046.17

2. Stitch_Legacy
5137.84

3. RickChavez
3516.78

4. ScooterMike
1962.99

5. SPandEvLover
3673.08

6. caramiapoohAKAface
3832.71

7. IDVandalSkipperCM
2358.78

8. Dave
12818.4

9. Duchess_SMK
6040.98

10. Sweet_Irish_Cream
4398.62



SEE TOP 50 NEWS CONTRIBUTORS


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  1157.9 #137 6:41PM
I will announce the December tournament date this week. - Admin 11:58PM
Can't wait! - sawman911  670.6 #273 6:30PM
There should be a droid version of this. I. would love to play  - bryanjung1997  1.1 #65721 2:19PM
I end up deleting games while in progress due to opponents leaving me hanging FOR-EH-VER!!! - MommyandBash  106.6 #3383 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  667.7 #276 2:20PM

Read Episode One of Deadliest Cast Member FREE on Amazon and iTunes!

I downloaded this before a very long road trip, and it kept me entertained the whole time (well, except when I was taking my turn at the wheel, safety first!).  - Geekery  409.4 #503 10:21PM
Thanks! I'm glad you liked it! - Admin  10:46AM
Where can I find the book please?  - sarahsanch  6.8 #13243 1:03PM
Just got it! Can't stop reading it. I am already starting chaper 16. Love how all the details of DL are woven into the story. - Tiggerific  340.9 #654 4:20PM
Glad you like it! Season Two is coming in a few weeks! - Admin  11:52PM
When is # 3 coming out? I can't wait!! I read the others way toooooo fast. Loved them. - Popcorn  5.6 #15727 5:40PM
I've read seasons 1 and 2.  Can't wait for season 3! - eeyore4me  0.6 #73368 1:08PM


 
MONTHLY OVERALL REAL-TIME LEADERBOARD

1. Winnie111286
100.47

2. jacdanfan
63.66

3. goofygal
56.19

4. Plumiegirl
41.82

5. MarshaMouse
39.21

6. JPatDL
38.97

7. Coaster
33.25

8. FrankenweenieVelinee
30.68

9. LaPearleNoir
30.48

10. DisneyDrea
28.03



SEE TOP 100 LEADERS


Here are the overall MouseRank leaders for the past 6 months:

May 2015: MelodyMouse 679.4
April 2015: Fantasmicfan1 466.89
March 2015: HARR_E 423.38
February 2015: Winnie111286 364.36
January 2015: ShariRenee 408.65
December 2014: MelodyMouse 365.77
 

! - FrankenweenieVelinee  2215.1 #60 7:16AM
- MowgliLovesBaloo  58.3 #0 5:18PM
- CoachSteve  120.5 #3117 9:21PM
Congrats! - irmouse  243.0 #1373 11:28PM

TOP 5 THINGS to do this week at the Disneyland Resort:

1. Watch the new "Paint the Night" parade 8:50 and 11pm nightly.

2. Watch the new "Disneyland Forever" Fireworks show at 9:30pm nightly.

3. See the new "World of Color" 9pm and 10:15pm nightly.

4. Try to find a "Made with Magic" wand or paintbrush which allow you to interact with select Disney experiences and merchandise. 

5. Look for the Word of the Day displayed outside of the theme park entrances (or in the MouseWait Lounge) and text the word between 7am and 10:59am Pacific to the shortcode listed on the sign. You must be at the Disneyland Resort to enter. If you win, you will be notified around 11am via text or phone. For more info go here

And don't forget about Food! Check out our real-time Food blog to see what's new at the Resort. POST YOUR IDEAS BELOW and they could make the weekly top 5!

Come to our la  Brea sticker meetup which starts early at 4 pm then come join MWers to watch PTN and Fireworks too!  - secretagentangel  1698.8 #88 11:59PM
was bummed i did not make it two weeks ago,  see you in aug! - MsTikiMermadam  334.6 #674 6:41PM
Checkβœ”οΈfinally completed the list! I think my favorite is the new fireworks shows!!! Gives me goosebumps and brings on the happy cry.  - MinnieMyLove  189.8 #2038 9:00AM
I just need WOC - gedi0614  21.6 #6541 1:11AM
Me too! - MellyMelBB  65.0 #4115 9:26AM
Try one or more of the new Diamond desserts! - MsTikiMermadam  334.6 #674 6:40PM


 
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. jacdanfan
51.23

2. goofygal
45.25

3. JPatDL
38.97

4. Winnie111286
38.27

5. Coaster
33.08

6. MarshaMouse
30.33

7. mikelandreth
27.63

8. Brian
22.43

9. DisneyDrea
21.48

10. JaredSkellington
18.83

 

SEE THE TOP 100


Thanked by:   GrumpyPirateDad  
Here are the recent wait time leaders:

May: MelodyMouse 640.08
April: WARLOCK 228.33
March: HARR_E 290.27
February: jacdanfan 251.32
January: ShariRenee 246.23
December: MelodyMouse 303.05
November: MelodyMouse 410.98
October: jacdanfan 189.98

 Everyone for making   - Boundin  610.5 #309 10:21PM
I get great joy out of helping to fulfill the original intent of this app! (Can ya tell?) - MelodyMouse  5505.9 #16 11:00AM

Follow the new MouseWait Blog for updates, how-tos, tips, contests, and more! 

Didn't know there was one. Yay - TrueFromOzLovesDisney  473.7 #419 4:20PM

Here are the Weekly Top 10 TRIVILATOR Players. Find people to play here. Play Disneyland Trivia with your friends on iOS. Play on any device with our new web version here.

1. DisneyMakesMeSmile
8.78

2. Goofytom
4.61

3. mamabeam
1.49

4. MHN15
0.51

5. Dolewhipped
0.37

6. DisneylandOrBust
0.35

7. calibecca81
0.17

8. Tom
0.15

9. richiii3
0.14

10. SteveH
0.11

 

Yay @@Moog!!!! So great!  πŸ˜ - valj84DisneyAddict  170.9 #2312 6:28PM
You sweet thing!  You crack me up!  I'm merely an apprentice being schooled by @@Tom!! - Moog  43.4 #4773 11:33AM
πŸ‘‹β€οΈ - Tom  8988.6 #4 11:47AM
Wtg @DisneyMakesMeSmile and @@Moog ;) - otilegna  2171.4 #64 7:41PM
A major compliment from someone who hands me my you know what every game, @@otilegna 😜!!! - Moog  43.4 #4773 8:05PM
Yay !!!  - otilegna  2171.4 #64 9:42AM
Yay I'm on the list!! First top 10 list I've ever made :) - TiggerBelle  473.9 #418 10:40AM
Probably just jinxed myself lol - TiggerBelle  473.9 #418 10:41AM
First thing I've ever been on too! ☺️ add me for a game so we can keep it up πŸ˜‰ haha - ames013  100.9 #3473 10:37AM

La Brea Bakery is the Official Restaurant of MouseWait! Thank you for supporting our partners. Join us Tuesdays 8pm at La Brea for Sticker Night. La Brea offers MouseWaiters a 15% discount during official MouseWait Meetups (Sticker Nights every Tuesday night, and other meetups that we announce in the Lounge).

Yay! Thanks for joining this awesome community! - simba77  317.1 #758 10:04PM
- luxkitty  2639.6 #44 3:11PM
- 1Princess3Princes  437.6 #461 6:37PM
Can't make it but wanted to use my sticker! - Poisen_Ivy  275.7 #1030 12:09AM

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

1. CobbPR
6700

2. uscdisneyteacher
5880

3. BaseballMickey_CM
5435

4. Dave
5234

5. Duchess_SMK
4948

6. Stitch_Legacy
4712

7. Plumiegirl
4653

8. HandMeAChurroImmaFaint
4255

9. ElSuperRaton
4197

10. pikarich
3717



SEE THE TOP 100

This list needs to be updated! Just saying😬 - MadameLeota  2855.0 #41 9:51PM
FINALLY!  Thank you!  - MadameLeota  2855.0 #41 2:34PM

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2.Winnie111286 125.85 #28  
3.MadameLeota 80.19 #41  
4.MarshaMouse 78.37 #23  
5.jacdanfan 64.36 #5  
6.goofygal 56.29 #6  
7.Coaster 54.27 #1  
8.FrankenweenieVelinee 45.15 #60  
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