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Jul 17, 2014 12:02 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
 Best Post of the Day 7-17-14
Good Morning! This very special day in Disney history July 17th, 1955: Disneyland opens it's gates for the very first time!

At 2:30pm today, 1955, ABC TV crews, and over 28,000 guests witness this historic event. The biggest telecast to date.

To watch the complete ABC broadcast:

1955 ariel

The opening of the 17 million dollar 160 acre park,  know as "Black Sunday" was and invitation only event. Guests included: Art Linkletter, Ronald Reagan, Bob Cummings, The Mouseketeer's, Thurl Ravenscroft, Frank Sinatra, Jerry Lewis, Sammy Davis Jr., Danny Thomas, Eddie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds, California Governor Goodwin J. Knight, construction workers who worked on the park, studio workers, the press, and officials of company sponsors.

press pass

53 year old Walt Disney is introduced by the then actor, Ronald Reagan-
"And now, Walt Disney will step forward to read the dedication of Disneyland."


"To all who come to this happy place: welcome. Disneyland is your land. Here age relives fond memories of the past…and here youth may savor the challenge and promise of the future. Disneyland is dedicated to the ideals, the dreams and the hard facts which have created America…with the hope that it will be a source of joy and inspiration to al the world."
Walt Disney

*Attractions, shops and restaurants available for the guests enjoyment:

Town Square: City Hall, Fire Department and Plaza Pavilion Restaurant

Main Street U.S.A.: Bank of America, Camera Center, Carnation Ice Cream Parlor, Coca-Cola Refreshment Corner, Emporium, Horse-Drawn Fire Wagon, Horse-Drawn Street Cars, Horse-Drawn Surreys, Main Street Cinema, Main Street Penny Arcade, Ruggles China and Glass house, Story Book Shop and
Santa Fe/ Disneyland's Railroad (2 engines: number 1- C.K. Holliday and number 2- E.P. Ripley)

Cover your eyes kids, this version of Mickey scared me too!

Adventureland: Jungle Cruise, (2 boats: Ganges Gal and Congo Queen)  and Red Wagon Inn

jungle cruise

Frontierland: Chicken Plantation Restaurant, Davy Crockett Arcade, Frontier Trading Post, Golden Horseshoe Revue (at Slue Foot Sue's Golden Horseshoe Saloon), Mark Twain Steamboat, Mule Pack and the Stage Coaches

golden horseshoe

Fantasyland: Canal Boats of the World, King Arthur Carrousel, Mad Tea Party, Merlin's Magic Shop, Mr. Toad's Wild Ride, Peter Pans Flight and Snow White's Adventures


Tomorrowland: Autopia, Circarama USA (Showing the film “A Tour of the West”), Monsanto Hall of Chemistry, Space Station X-1


Is it just me or do those chairs look really comfy?


The photo below shows the Mouseketeers on parade down main street. Would you look at those ponies! LOL


Even Dumbo made an appearance...


Opening day had it's fair share of mishaps. Scalpers printed up thousands of counterfeited tickets, causing the park to be overcrowd which lead to problems including a food shortage and traffic jam! Temperatures reached 101 degrees and women's high heels sank into softened freshly paved asphalt; plumbing was a major issue as drinking fountains were turned off so that the park's toilets could work; and some of the rides malfunctioned. There was a gas leak in Fantasyland which caused the entire area to be closed to the public and even a piece of a window from the Mark Twain fell on the head of a State Senator! YIKES!

Notice the man running after his toddler on the left...been there! LOL

ticket booths


Disneyland opened to the public the following day, a Monday, July 18th, 1955.
The price of a ticket to enter Disneyland was $1. You could spend from .10 cents to .35 cents for individual rides.
On October 11, 1955, a new system was implemented with ticket books costing $2.50.

On Sept. 8, 1955, after just seven weeks in operation, Elsa Marquez was Disneyland's one millionth guest!

Clearly, Walt's idea of a park where children and parents could have fun together was, and has been, an astounding success. His simple concept spawned Disney theme parks in Florida, Japan, France and Hong Kong, as well as other successful offshoots like The Disney Channel, the Disney Vacation Club, Disney Stores and the Disney Cruise Line.

Disneyland, like Disney himself, is an original. Close inspection of the elaborate workmanship, architecture and landscaping shows an attention to detail that make the park, when viewed as a whole, a true work of art!

Were YOU or someone you know there on opening day? Any stories you would be willing to share with us?
If you weren't, and could have been, what attraction would you have been most excited to see and why?

Happy 59th birthday Disneyland and thank you Walt Disney for perservering!
WARNING! While watching this video one MAY require tissues!

Thank you all for reading and watching! Hope you enjoy this fabulous day! And for those enjoying the park today, maybe I'll see you there! ;)

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Happy 59th Birthday Disneyland! Great post to remind of how it was. I cannot imagine ONLY 2 boats for the Jungle Cruise- glad they got a few moreπŸ˜‚. That pic of the chairs you mentioned, I liked the shades, above. Though at 101Β°, there does not look like much shade and back then, pretty sure the guests did not bring their CamelBaks. How frightening in Fantasyland😱. That picture of the man trying to get his toddler, I can't place where that is but, goodness, BUSY! Β I think I would have been delighted with walking through the castle and Peter Pan's Flight. Thanks again and have a wonderful day at Disneyland!! πŸ‘‰πŸ‘‰πŸ“… cool emoji with DLR's birthdate!! - misschurro  6179.4 #18 6:20AM
😍 good morning churro! Oh how I wish you were down here today! Β 2 boats is cray cray! We couldn't even have a respectable meetup! πŸ˜‚ Those shades ARE cool huh? Yes, not many mature trees yet. Could you imagine wearing a πŸ‘—πŸ‘ πŸ‘  in that weather? πŸ˜– I think that pic with the toddler is outside the main gate, to the right where the stroller rental and kennel is today? Those look like ticket booths to me. Good choices for your "most excited" you're the only one who's answered my questions! Aβž• today! That is a cool emoji! Coincidence? I think not! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜˜πŸ’— - Duchess_SMK  6250.0 #17 7:55AM
Awesome post as usual SMK! Thanks for taking the time to do this, I never get tired of watching old YouTube videos of Walt and Disneyland! - Admin 10:10AM
Ok this is my favorite post EVER!! I love all if your pictures and video clips you have here, wow what a lot of work you put into these amazing history posts!!! Thank-you so much!!! I think I'm going to watch my DVD's of opening day today!! πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜ - adisneyfamily  998.2 #183 10:19AM
You always leave the sweetest comments! I wasn't going to respond to anyone else as I hate to annoy others with late bumps but....I couldn't resist saying thank you! This post took me about a week so I really do appreciate you reading and watching all of it! Means a lot to me!  - Duchess_SMK  6250.0 #17 11:18AM
Happy 59th Birthday Disneyland!!    Thanks for another spectacular post Duchess :D - RapunzelledColey  135.4 #2927 12:06AM
πŸ‘‹good morning @RepunzelledColey ! Thank you kindly! 😘 - Duchess_SMK  6250.0 #17 7:09AM
A day that changed all of our lives for the better!!  Thank you for this awesome post!!  - DisneyDavidEMT  2539.0 #51 12:07AM
@disneydavidemt  and because of walt, i met you - MickeyLumboCM  1337.6 #127 12:12AM
MickeyLumboCM - the pleasure of us meeting was definitely mine and I am so proud to have you as my friend! - DisneyDavidEMT  2539.0 #51 12:15AM
Indeed! Thank you kindly Sir! Glad you liked it! MickeyLumboCM awe! Glad you two found each other! 😊 - Duchess_SMK  6250.0 #17 7:11AM
How fun it would have been to be there opening day. Thank you for this wonderful post. I appreciate the time and research you do to bring us such marvelous facts.  - Bassplayerswife  445.8 #473 12:13AM
What would you have been most excited to see on opening day you think? Thank YOU for letting me know you enjoyed it!  - Duchess_SMK  6250.0 #17 7:12AM
Happy 59th Birthday Disneyland! Hopefully I'll be their later on today!  - Acuna_Matata  935.8 #192 12:16AM
Oh cool! Hope to see you!  - Duchess_SMK  6250.0 #17 7:14AM
Thank you for taking the time to post this!  - WhatTiggersDoBest  622.5 #317 12:38AM
Thanks for taking the time to read it and let me know you enjoyed it! 😘 - Duchess_SMK  6250.0 #17 7:15AM
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO OUR BELOVED DISNEYLAND!!!!HERE'S TO 59 MORE YEARS OF MAGIC!!! - Superspacemountainfan  91.8 #3673 12:38AM
πŸŽ‰πŸŽπŸŽˆ yes!! πŸ˜πŸ‘ - Duchess_SMK  6250.0 #17 7:18AM
Feliz cumpleaΓ±os Disneyland!!!! - irmouse  243.7 #1409 2:03AM
πŸ’—πŸŽπŸŽˆπŸŽ‰ - Duchess_SMK  6250.0 #17 7:44AM
I raise a mint julep to many more years of Disney magic!  - TheRealWildernessExplorer  74.2 #0 2:07AM
::raises one with you::  - Duchess_SMK  6250.0 #17 7:45AM
Happy Birthday Disneyland! I appreciate this post. Thank you - iloveprinceEric  264.3 #1195 2:22AM
I'm so glad to hear that! Thank YOU!  - Duchess_SMK  6250.0 #17 7:45AM
Happy Birthday Disneyland, I will see you soon! - arianwenmcb  220.8 #1701 5:25AM
Oh fun! Will you be attending today's festivities?  - Duchess_SMK  6250.0 #17 7:46AM
Happy Birthday Disneyland! - BelieveInMagic  113.2 #3326 5:26AM
πŸŽ‰πŸŽ - Duchess_SMK  6250.0 #17 7:46AM
Happy birthday disneyland - pikarich  4985.5 #23 5:50AM
πŸ’—πŸŽπŸŽ‰ - Duchess_SMK  6250.0 #17 7:47AM
Happy 59th!! What a special day that was, wish I could have lived it but very excited to live the rest of our lives as a Disney family. - DisneyFamJEJN11  107.2 #3438 6:20AM
😊 yes! Me too! If you could have been there on opening day, what do you think you would have been most excited to see?  - Duchess_SMK  6250.0 #17 8:03AM
Walt Disney definitely! I would have been so honored to meet him! - DisneyFamJEJN11  107.2 #3438 9:17AM
 Thank you. - WishIWereThere  293.6 #934 6:43AM
Thank YOU! - Duchess_SMK  6250.0 #17 8:24AM
Happy birthday Disneyland!  Thank you for all of the wonderful memories! - BombFrogFormerCM  1000.0 #182 7:03AM
πŸ‘ - Duchess_SMK  6250.0 #17 12:28PM
Thank you I always enjoy what you put together with his history posts.  - Midasgold  629.0 #309 7:06AM
Thank YOU sir!  - Duchess_SMK  6250.0 #17 12:29PM
Happy 59th Birthday Disneyland. My Happy Place. See you later today. - Winnie111286  9012.8 #8 7:08AM
Oh cool! Hope you have a great time today!  - Duchess_SMK  6250.0 #17 12:30PM
Thanks. Solo and I love it. - Winnie111286  9012.8 #8 5:48PM
Happy Birthday, Disneyland! And thank you for this great post! - Thumper13  489.1 #418 7:56AM
Thank YOU! So happy you liked it!  - Duchess_SMK  6250.0 #17 12:30PM
Happy Birthday Disneyland! Thank you for the magic Walt! Can't believe I get to be here today. - redrockmickey  111.8 #3354 8:03AM
Woohoo! Hope your day is magical!  - Duchess_SMK  6250.0 #17 12:31PM
Happy birthday disneyland!! - Equestrian115  212.5 #1817 8:07AM
- Duchess_SMK  6250.0 #17 12:32PM
Happy birthday to Disneyland  - joyful_belle131  59.2 #4362 8:32AM
Yes! πŸŽπŸŽ‰πŸŽˆ - Duchess_SMK  6250.0 #17 12:32PM
Happy Birthday Disneyland!!  Thank you for the awesome post! - Ldgsg  213.9 #1797 8:56AM
Thank YOU for letting me know you enjoyed it! πŸ‘πŸ˜˜ - Duchess_SMK  6250.0 #17 12:33PM
Your very welcome.  I appreciate every single one of your history posts!!  - Ldgsg  213.9 #1797 1:24PM
Thank you for this lovely post! And, I never realized about this emoji!!! πŸ“… such a cool coincidence!! I think I would have been most excited to see a real, live castle! Although I have to say that I'm jealous of my little girls, getting to grow up at Disneyland with the Princess Fantasy Faire! Anyway πŸ˜‚ I hadn't seen many of these pics before! I love that some things are exactly the same, and some completely different! It's weird to see open grass in some areas, or just a small divider around it. Have a blast there today! - FrozenMommy  57.4 #4407 8:59AM
Thank YOU! Good choice! Yes! Our kiddos these days get to enjoy so much! I think I went to DL all of 5 times when I was a kid! πŸ˜‚so glad you enjoyed the pics! Thanks again!  - Duchess_SMK  6250.0 #17 5:39PM
I find it fancinating that when the park opened there was so many issues but yet it wasn't the focus. Walt Disney is a great role model because he never gave up. Happy Birthday Disneyland! The place where dreams come true (I got engaged there πŸ˜‰.) ✨✨✨ - adventurerEnDisneylandia {AED}  1096.0 #161 9:56AM
I agree! Such a magical place! So many special memories made there! How amazing for you! I actually got to help with a proposal yesterday! It was amazing! πŸ˜πŸ’— - Duchess_SMK  6250.0 #17 11:19AM
Woohoo! Can't wait to go celebrate! - missariel33  2115.5 #70 9:56AM
Wish I would have seen you yesterday. 😒 - Duchess_SMK  6250.0 #17 11:18AM
Thank you! Happy 59th Disneyland!! - CherryTreeLane  460.4 #451 10:26AM
Thank you! 😊🎈🎁 - Duchess_SMK  6250.0 #17 11:20AM
Thank you for the wonderful post and pictures from each of the lands. I think if I could go back in time I would want to visit Tomorrowland. I know the heat must have been oppressive. I can't imagine walking around with no water bottles.  - RadiatorSprings4Ever  1445.9 #111 11:53AM
Thank YOU for always letting me know you enjoy hem! Means a lot to me! Cool choice! Right?! Ugh! So hot!  - Duchess_SMK  6250.0 #17 11:20AM
Wow, what an amazing post!!! As usual. Thank you so much! - 7mouskedoodles  371.6 #589 1:37PM
Thanks so much darlin! Nice seeing you in the lounge! 😘 - Duchess_SMK  6250.0 #17 11:21AM
Great post!  - jacdanfan  10970.8 #3 2:28PM
::giggles:: thank you!  - Duchess_SMK  6250.0 #17 11:21AM
Amazing post!!! Thank you.. πŸ˜ƒ - acesdisneygirl  150.4 #2677 2:50PM
Thanks SO much! I worked hard on it! 😊 - Duchess_SMK  6250.0 #17 11:21AM
❀️❀️This is amazing, one of my fav posts you've done.  So special, thank you!!  And yes...I DID require tissues for the video.   - MinnieMousewife  896.8 #198 5:12PM
😍 so kind! Thank you honey! Ha! Good! I'm not the only one!  - Duchess_SMK  6250.0 #17 11:22AM
Good stuff - Dizkid  373.3 #586 5:12PM
Thanks doll! 😘 - Duchess_SMK  6250.0 #17 11:22AM
Weeeeeeweehaaaaawww !!!!  - snakeinmyboot40  394.0 #553 5:15PM
You can say that again! πŸŽ‰πŸ˜‚ - Duchess_SMK  6250.0 #17 11:22AM
Yay!!! Happy birthday Disneyland!!!!  - PixiePirateMaid  334.9 #699 10:22PM
πŸŽ‰πŸŽπŸŽˆπŸ˜ - Duchess_SMK  6250.0 #17 11:23AM
such an awesome day yesterday! happy birthday disneyland! - OhanaPhoto  4569.2 #25 8:30AM
Agreed!🎁 Still bummed I missed YOU though! 😩 - Duchess_SMK  6250.0 #17 11:23AM
If I could have gone, I would have gone straight to Peter Pan, because all he ever did was be out side, go on adventures and have fun! Plus his hat was my favorite😊Thanks for all the great Disney history lessons😘 @Duchess_SMK - MadameLeota  3630.4 #38 2:52PM

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Oh how we miss you MSEP... 😩😩😩 - DisneyBallers  30.8 #5733 10:05PM
what is MSEP? - markchop  40.6 #5074 9:35PM
Main Street Electrical Parade - sawman911  2163.1 #69 9:33AM
Nice pic!πŸ“· - Stitchcrazy62622  21.4 #6876 10:18PM
Awesome!! - stanvoodoo  26.4 #6172 7:25PM


1. Melody_CM

2. Winnie111286

3. ShariRenee

4. Coaster

5. sawman911

6. goofygal

7. MeridaFan

8. Tom

9. secretagentangel

10. misschurro


I love Disneyland! - Melody_CM  9864.6 #6 11:30PM
Wow I've never made a list before. Thanks - disneybob49  457.9 #453 9:59AM
Winnie shreds! - DarthFairy  333.8 #704 10:53PM
Chee-hoo @Winnie111286 look at you up at #1! Well done!πŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌ - DarthTinkerbell  683.0 #279 9:28AM

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! 

- MommyandBash  333.1 #708 4:52PM
- MissAmericaSings  401.4 #539 7:58AM
Got them all, and extras! - jacdanfan  10970.8 #3 1:54PM
- MommyandBash  333.1 #708 9:22PM

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

2. Goofytom

3. beentoall

4. mamabeam

5. Dolewhipped

6. kellybrown342

7. yanks22

8. DonaldRox

9. Boundin

10. Moog


Yay @@Moog!!!! So great!  πŸ˜ - valj84DisneyDeppAddict  248.2 #1352 6:28PM
You sweet thing!  You crack me up!  I'm merely an apprentice being schooled by @@Tom!! - Moog  91.0 #3684 11:33AM
πŸ‘‹β€οΈ - Tom  10152.4 #5 11:47AM
Wtg @@DisneyMakesMeSmile and @@Moog ;) - otilegna  2385.3 #60 7:41PM
A major compliment from someone who hands me my you know what every game, @@otilegna 😜!!! - Moog  91.0 #3684 8:05PM
Yay !!!  - otilegna  2385.3 #60 9:42AM
Wow, just tried it for the first time on Friday. Yikes, I thought I knew a lot but was I wrong!!! 😦 - varela2892  28.0 #5998 10:02PM
Does being on this list get me credits? New here and trying to figure this all out. - teaching76  0.5 #0 1:30PM
You get some credits for playing and winning. - sawman911  2163.1 #69 1:37PM
Playing against an opponent, not solo - misschurro  6179.4 #18 9:09PM

Here are the latest Disneyland Real-Time Land posts. If you're at the Park, please post in Disneyland Real-Time Land, thanks for posting live pics!

Live from DCA. #CandyCane wristband distribution. This year, you can get 2. $12.99 per each hand-pulled sweet treat. My return time to pick them up, is 12:30 today. Yay! - FrankenweenieVelinee
#Pins: Anyone looking for The Dumbo Annual Pass Pin and the Alice Diamond D Pin. They are both available at Pin Traders in Downtown Disney. They are NOT Sold Out. - Winnie111286
#food I ordered a cup of champurrado (a traditional Mexican Christmas drink made with cocoa, milk, and masa) only to discover that it was just luke warm. I asked the cm's as they were just taking the temp. They said it was too cold and offered us hot cocoa instead and free BuΓ±uelos(fried tortilla dusted with cinnasugar) & cajeta (caramelized sweetened milk) to dip it in. - misschurro

Hey I'm finally on this list πŸ˜„πŸ‘πŸŽ‰ - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4406.8 #30 10:39PM
Your always on the list!!! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚list of what I don't know😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝. Jk - Fantasmicfan1  1449.2 #109 12:34PM
Love seeing everyone's pictures from Disneyland !! I know, we always have a good time :) - Lyssa2012  196.1 #2015 11:22PM
i am so glad i got to experience it,  but did not have to go thru it! - MsTikiMermadam  678.9 #283 5:56AM
First time making the real time list!! Cool. Thanks admin - buzzgoneyear92  210.5 #1844 12:03PM
Here! Yay! - LadyTrampTraveler8  48.3 #0 10:36AM

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  274.9 #1089 9:59PM
How do you get discount on AP passes. Guessing use MOUSEWAIT - suzieq65  103.5 #3496 4:00PM
You get discounts on AP by renewing early. It's through Disney . They'll send you a card.  - secretagentangel  2924.9 #43 8:58PM
It says discount not available ... Maybe I'm doing it wrong? - Woodylover  40.5 #5082 12:13AM
Apparently whatever I was trying to buy doesn't apply. Dang - Poisen_Ivy  313.3 #807 12:47PM

Get 100 Credits for staying at the Hojo Anaheim! Just fill out this form and we'll get the Credits added to your account. When you stay at the Hojo, you help us continue to improve MouseWait. Call their in house reservation number and remember to mention MouseWait--you will love everything about the Hojo!

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  205.4 #1901 1:26PM
What percentage saving are we looking at for being MouseWaiters? Is it better than a AAA discount.  - MoChuck  147.2 #2724 3:57PM
@@@Admin I booked with get away today and am staying at the HoJo in December.  Does MW still give the 100 credits or do I have to book with the hotel directly? - dsnylvr1975  24.4 #6434 5:02PM
Good morning @@Admin I submitted a stay at Hojo for 7/2/15.Β  I haven't seen the Credits yet.Β  Would you please check the records?Β  I can resubmit the Form if you need me to.Β  As always, thanks for all your wonderful help. - Winnie111286  9012.8 #8 8:02AM

Here are the top 10 News Contributors:

1. BaseballMickey_CM

2. Stitch_Legacy

3. RickChavez

4. ScooterMike

5. SPandEvLover

6. caramiapoohsadface

7. IDVandalSkipperCM

8. Dave

9. Duchess_SMK

10. Sweet_Irish_Cream


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  842.0 #212 8:03PM
Will there be a 3 and when? - menifeemom  208.8 #1862 7:31PM
Will there be a 3 and when? - menifeemom  208.8 #1862 7:31PM
    - teapotsandteacups  33.8 #5487 8:56AM

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

1. Zocalo Meet-up
Dec 02, 2015 05:30pm

2. Zocalo Meet-up
Dec 02, 2015 05:30pm

3. Mw mission inn holiday meetup
Dec 05, 2015 12:00am

4. Mw mission inn holiday meetup
Dec 05, 2015 05:00pm

5. Tower of Terror MeetUp
Dec 13, 2015 10:00am

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  2924.9 #43 6:10PM
On Tuesday nights, duh!!!πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜© - secretagentangel  2924.9 #43 10:47PM
Thank You - suzieq65  103.5 #3496 6:20PM
We will be there in November - makeitbluesaysmerriwether  59.4 #4358 9:58AM
Every Tuesday? - DayDreamsOfDisneyland  29.8 #5828 10:46PM
Every Tuesday as of right now we meet in DL after La Brea eats., I'll post on Sunday, but there are one or two Tuesday's coming up with MHP we'll have to move to another night!  - secretagentangel  2924.9 #43 11:29PM
I'm gonna have a crowding meetup Presidents' Day weekend! Post to come!  - TinkerSchelle  1875.9 #86 5:42PM
I'll crowd with you  - LaPearleNoir  1730.0 #95 2:27PM
I ❀️ crowding meetups - bonedaddy909  1439.0 #113 12:29PM
Would love to come! - susanann  8.9 #11402 6:15PM
What day works best for you guys bonedaddy909 and susanann and LaPearleNoir? - TinkerSchelle  1875.9 #86 1:21PM
Any day Friday theough Monday works for me! - susanann  8.9 #11402 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  1439.0 #113 7:09PM
I am going 10/31! - 714jen  17.1 #7741 12:18AM
We'll be there 10/31 - kimm84  115.3 #3283 6:23PM

Here are the recent wait time leaders:

October: toystory3 1571.8
August: Melody_CM 726.93
July: MelodyMouse 417.38
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  652.2 #295 10:21PM
That's awesome but like me a lot of ppl can't enter wait times I can't ever open or connect while in the park  - mickeyat78  1923.1 #81 5:39AM
Wow. Sorry to hear that. I'm on ATT and sometimes can't connect, tho it is rare - Melody_CM  9864.6 #6 8:12PM
Does ATT have personal space for power . I know that's not the correct name. Look in settings.  - suzieq65  103.5 #3496 2:46PM
great job! It's the wait times that brought me to this app. Thank you - Kimo  203.5 #1931 8:16PM
The mysterious disappearing month of June! - Melody_CM  9864.6 #6 12:13PM
No one updated times in June - philliprocks  1296.8 #130 8:05AM
I was blocked in June. :( - Taunton  729.1 #256 1:57AM
I think the park was closed that month. Preparation for the big 60th.  - MeridaFan  4111.7 #33 9:52PM
Lol - Oinker34  1373.8 #124 7:08AM

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 Nov 23, 2015
It's going to be packed this week! The Disneyland Resort has doubled fireworks, Fantasmic!, parades, World of Color and more. EXPECT LARGE CROWDS throughout the weekend. Here's a guide that outlines early closures for attractions affected by double fireworks/parades. Looking back at MouseWait's Historical Crowd Index (available in our MagicPlan iOS Calendar), this week last year averaged in the high 80s (approx 80% capacity). Important note when comparing last year's Crowd Index: we've seen larger crowds on average this year due to the 60th Celebration activities. 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 Nov 23, 2015 6:18PM

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  587.3 #336 5:39PM
I agree. I think it has to do with most passes being blocked - PoohSizedGuy  18.6 #7402 11:53PM
Saturday's rule! One of the perks of a premium pass!  - snappy  415.4 #516 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  164.8 #2471 5:08AM
I second this. The info is great to have, but it's too long.  - 1HitchhikingGhost  248.9 #1342 5:04PM
I'm glad Saturday's are good we are going tomorrow ! - vanessav87  5.4 #17053 3:45PM
6 of us going Sunday 11 6 year have use that annual pass - jmmm  0.4 #79501 12:12PM

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  1015.6 #178 3:13PM
Got it! More than halfway thru it! It's a lot of fun!!!πŸ‘πŸ‘βœ¨βœ¨ - TinkerSchelle  1875.9 #86 10:53PM
Weeeeee - MommyandBash  333.1 #708 10:29PM
Just got a kindle so as soon as I figure out how to work it I'll be buying it. πŸ˜‰ - varela2892  28.0 #5998 2:38PM

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!

- valj84DisneyDeppAddict  248.2 #1352 12:58PM
Hi, @@valj84DisneyAddict Hope you are having a wonderful Easter 🐣Come play Trivilator with me! - Moog  91.0 #3684 3:00PM
Yes! A wonderful day!  Hope yours is great too!!! I will look for you on Trivilator. πŸ˜πŸ‘ - valj84DisneyDeppAddict  248.2 #1352 3:27PM
Is it a game? - palomine96  20.6 #7005 11:58PM
Yes!  It's a separate app.  Come play! - Moog  91.0 #3684 8:58AM
- djmickeymouse  10.3 #0 5:17PM
- princessvg  46.1 #4827 8:35AM

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

October 2015: Winnie111286 1660.63
August 2015: Melody_CM 740.2
July 2015: Winnie111286 463.58
May 2015: MelodyMouse 679.4
April 2015: Fantasmicfan1 466.89
March 2015: HARR_E 423.38

! - FrankenweenieVelinee  2783.6 #45 7:16AM
- MowgliLovesBaloo  67.2 #0 5:18PM
- boomom  342.8 #674 4:47PM
Congrats - Chumash28  1161.5 #149 2:19PM

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

Didn't know there was one. Yay - TrueFromOzLovesDisney  516.0 #390 4:20PM
Iam new to this love reading the post and looking at the pictures   - Disneydollarpam  8.5 #11780 9:01AM
 Always taking care of us... we love u Admin!!!  - calidream1  397.9 #546 7:05PM

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  1859.2 #89 4:48PM
Spent $490 on it the other day - CVDisneyland  406.8 #530 12:40PM
Thank you! - Admin  5:04PM
I buy pretty much everything on Amazon. Nice to know MW can get a little piece of that! - MellyMelBB  82.1 #3849 12:06AM
I will do this next time I'm on Amazon! - DisneyLov3r  38.4 #0 5:02PM

Please help me welcome FreePrints to the MouseWait family: the Official Photo App of MouseWait! FreePrints is the highest rated, most popular photo printing app in the world.

Download FreePrints for free (iOSAndroidWindows PhonePC/Mac version) and get up to 85 4x6 free photos per month--up to 1000 per year (make sure you select MouseWait from the "how did you hear about us" drop down). Their app is intuitive and simple to use, making it easy to print your favorite pics from your phone. There are NO subscriptions or commitments. All you pay is shipping (from $1.99 to $9.99). Thanks for your support!

I love this App. I've used for a while. Easy to use and conveniently shipped to home! - ElectricMayhemMom  1282.8 #132 5:30PM
welcome FREEPRINTS!  Thanks Admin for getting great stuff for us! - snowgrey  6.0 #15397 1:51PM
Just put in my first order.  - torino06  10.2 #10465 1:42PM
Just got my first order. Great photos.  - torino06  10.2 #10465 12:16PM

Here are the Top 10 MouseWaiters of All-Time:

1. Coaster

2. Dave

3. jacdanfan

4. goofygal

5. Tom

6. Melody_CM

7. Plumiegirl

8. Winnie111286

9. ShariRenee

10. uscdisneyteacher

Such great people on this list, many who doSo much for the app. 😍😍 - secretagentangel  2924.9 #43 2:09PM
Yay! Thank you! - Song  1868.3 #87 8:50AM

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5.sjensen68 276.93 #552  
6.Coaster 267.03 #1  
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