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Aug 16, 2014 12:44 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
 Best Post of the Day 8-16-14
Good morning! This day in Disney history, August 16th, 1955: Dumbo the Flying Elephant opens in Fantasyland.

Inspired by the 1941 animated feature Dumbo, the original location of Dumbo is actually NOT where it is today. It was located right in from of the Fantasyland Theater, near the Pirate Ship Restaurant. The photo below is a 1955 model in "The First 50 Magical Years" exhibit. It shows Dumbo in it's original location, on the west side of Fantasyland.

model

black and white

Walt hoped to have Dumbo ready for the July 17th grand opening of the park, but unfortunately, the fiberglass elephants only arrived about three weeks before opening day. If you notice in the photo below, the ears of the ten 700 pound fiberglass Dumbos are on hinges and are supposed to move up and down. The mechanisms never worked properly so they remained stationary.

ears

Later, the sculptor, Chris Mueller Jr., created new casts with no hinges for movement.

So not only did the original elephants have mechanical issues, they also first arrived painted PINK. Notice in the main pic of the post. That was the original Dumbo attraction poster. Not a misprint, the original attraction elephants were to represent the pink elephants that Dumbo and Timothy saw in their drunken dream in the original film. This is because there is only ONE Dumbo in the film, but there are many pink elephants!



So, why the change? Here’s the explanation from  “The Nickel Tour”:
Somewhere along the way, no doubt, Walt decided he’d rather have everyone riding the real Dumbo, not an alcohol-induced hallucination. So the pink elephants became gray and the one and only Dumbo became ten.”

The official Disneyland website includes this bit of historic trivia about Dumbo the Flying Elephant:
When former President Harry Truman visited Disneyland® Park in 1957, Dumbo was one of the few attractions he didn’t ride. Truman didn’t want to be associated with a character related to the Republican party.

In 1983 with the opening of the New Fantasyland, the Dumbo attraction moved to where Skull Rock Lagoon had been.

Quoted from yesterland.com:
"The biggest change to Dumbo came in 1990, after two accidents.
On March 29, 1989, one of the fiberglass elephants partially separated from a support arm, injuring a Garden Grove couple and their 3-year-old daughter. The family suffered “bruises and scrapes.” Dumbo reopened the next day.”

“A year later, on April 1, 1990, one of the support arms collapsed, injuring a 13-year-old girl from Canada. The teenager suffered “minor bruises.” After being checked at Garden Grove Hospital, she returned to the park for the rest of the day. This time, the old Dumbo was grounded permanently.”
“In both cases, the injuries were minor. But the accidents should not have happened at all. Disneyland needed a safe, reliable Dumbo attraction."

To see a video of the many changes Dumbo has been through:


The NEW Dumbo attraction opened in it's current location in November 1990.  It now features 16 elephants, giving it 60% more capacity.

dumbo
photo credit:

Do YOU enjoy taking a trip around Fantasyland in an Elephant? What’s the longest you’ve waited to enjoy this attraction? I’ll admit, Dumbo has always been one of my minis favorites. I’ve waited 80 minutes. ::gasps::

Thanks for reading and watching! Happy 59th anniversary Dumbo! Hope you all have a super Saturday!

Websites referenced:
thisdayindisneyhistory.com
yesterland.com
mousewait.com
orangecountyhistoricalsociety.com
thenickeltour.com
flickr.com
youtube.com

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Great read! Really enjoyed the information about the original concept with the pink elephants. Thank you for another fun history lesson! - Atora  2702.2 #56 5:31AM
Thanks sweetie!  So glad you enjoyed it! I was hoping PinkElephants would see this post today and be extra happy. 😊 - Duchess_SMK  6588.1 #19 10:56AM
Thank you for these hostoric view onto the past - evilemohand  1301.9 #144 5:43AM
Really happy you liked the post! Thank YOU!  - Duchess_SMK  6588.1 #19 10:56AM
I loved Dumbo so much as a kid! Now I get nervous on it LOL.  My  son likes to keep it at the top for the entire ride. - Thumper13  517.4 #441 5:49AM
It does feel quite high when you are all the way up huh? 😊 great for picture taking though! How long have you waited for this one? - Duchess_SMK  6588.1 #19 10:57AM
Wow, this is so interesting! Dumbo is a true classic. I used to watch the movie over and over as a kid, and now that it's on netflix, my kids and I just watched it together the other day. It made me so excited for our trip next month! It was a must ride for me as a kid, and I have pics of my mom and I riding it together back in the late 80s. Sadly, I have not taken my boys on it yet since the lines are always crazy long, but it's on our list of rides during magic morning. Thank you for this awesome post of Disney history! - marisadel  12.1 #10307 5:52AM
Thanks for the reminder that it's on netflix! I haven't seen it in quite awhile. I know what I'm watching today! :) hope you get to enjoy a flight on an elephant soon! Thank YOU!  - Duchess_SMK  6588.1 #19 10:59AM
  - WishIWereThere  314.3 #883 6:45AM
πŸ˜ŠπŸ‘‹πŸ’—πŸ˜˜ - Duchess_SMK  6588.1 #19 10:59AM
Happy Anniversary Dumbo! 🐘 I do love this attraction and it's always a favorite when the wee ones of family members come along. I love to just go to the very top when I'm flying with Dumbo and look out over everything .  Wheeeeeeeeee! - DisneyDavidEMT  2786.3 #54 8:01AM
πŸ˜ŠπŸ‘ it really is pretty all the way up there! What is the longest you've waited?  - Duchess_SMK  6588.1 #19 11:00AM
Longest I waited was about 35 minutes - DisneyDavidEMT  2786.3 #54 11:14AM
Thank you - MinnieTinker  675.9 #319 8:04AM
😊 my pleasure! Thank you!  - Duchess_SMK  6588.1 #19 11:01AM
I'm so excited to take my little baby on this! I haven't rode it myself since I was really little. Happy birthday Dumbo - FoolishMortal138  518.0 #437 8:55AM
Oh that'll be so fun! Take lots of pics! πŸ˜ŠπŸ‘ - Duchess_SMK  6588.1 #19 6:07AM
Interesting bit about the hinged ears. That would have been cute if they had flapped. Maybe the Imagineers will try again some day. Thanks as always for a fascinating history lesson.  - redsoxcarlos  4010.8 #42 10:49AM
Right? Would have been neat to see em flapping!! Lol, I doubt they'd change it now but you never know! Thank you sir! Glad you enjoyed it!  - Duchess_SMK  6588.1 #19 6:09AM
This is one of my favorite rides. It's the first ride i can remember getting on. - HollyGolightlyPrincess  406.5 #585 12:36PM
Awe! You're so cute! πŸ‘‹πŸ˜ŠπŸ˜˜ - Duchess_SMK  6588.1 #19 7:16AM
We love Dumbo and always ride at least once!  This was so fun to read, thank you!!  I didn't know that they were once all pink.  I did know that about Truman because I did a report on him in 6th grade...and that's the only fact I still remember haha.  We've never waited too long, maybe 15-20 mins?  We usually ride in the mornings.  πŸ’— - MinnieMousewife  923.5 #214 1:51PM
Good memory! That story made me giggle when I read it. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜ 15-20 mins?! Dang! Lucky! Thank YOU! 😘 - Duchess_SMK  6588.1 #19 7:17AM
Oh my gosh! πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ’—πŸ˜ I always wondered why the elephants were pink in the poster! I love Dumbo! Thank you Duchess!!! 😘 - PinkElephants  745.7 #283 2:06PM
πŸ‘‹πŸ˜ hi PE! So glad you saw this! When I was posting the pink elephants video I couldn't help but think of you! Thank YOU! 😘 - Duchess_SMK  6588.1 #19 7:19AM
And only in wdw is there 2 dumbo  attraction because of how long the wait was , did  this during the new fantasyland - pikarich  6327.1 #22 4:51PM
Oh yeah? Cool! I had no idea they have two dumbos! Do they have a Casey jr too?  - Duchess_SMK  6588.1 #19 7:19AM
Ues, ut inside 2 separate tents , kind of like you visit him in the circus, and as for Casey jr,  it no longer exist as the same ride we have here, it is a water play area,  in fact disneyland is the only park with most of the original fantasyland attractions, when wdw redid theirffantasyland they lost almost all the classic ride for more modern takes of it - pikarich  6327.1 #22 8:45AM
Great read, thanks! - DizneyGirl  1116.5 #8 8:51PM
So glad you enjoyed it! Thank you! πŸ˜ŠπŸ‘‹ - Duchess_SMK  6588.1 #19 7:20AM
Great to know, because I didn't know read! 😊 I can't recall how long I've waited in line for this attraction, but, for my niece, nephew or any child that I'll be hanging out with, I'll wait for how ever long 😊 - MadameLeota  4648.8 #31 7:41AM
That's how I feel too! Always worth the wait to see the kiddos smile!  - Duchess_SMK  6588.1 #19 8:08AM
Love it! It's not my very very favorite ride, but it's the first my husband and I rode as a married couple on our honeymoon, and it will always be special. Β I love the info about the pink elephants--would be a funny idea, πŸ˜‚ but I see why Walt decided to change them to gray Dumbos. Β I don't know what the longest we've waited is--we usually like to enjoy Fantasyland right after rope drop, so probably not more than 10-15 mins. Β I might have waited longer as a kid, though. Β Thank you for the lesson! βœοΈπŸ“šπŸ“– - Spoonful_O_Sugar  648.0 #332 7:55AM
Awe! How cute is that?! Bet you two looked so cute! I wish I could get my kiddos to the park that early! Sounds like most of you hit dumbo and fantasyland 1st thing and don't wait long. Thank YOU for your comment! 😘  - Duchess_SMK  6588.1 #19 8:07AM
Great informative post, thank you. Have only ridden Dumbo once in over 50 years. Hangs head in shame, but have made up for it on all the other Fantasyland attractions! Rode it last year and liked it, it was fun. Think the long waits deter me. - jacdanfan  12797.6 #6 8:10AM
😳 time for a visit next trip I'd say! Yeah, I understand not wanting to wait, but apparently if you go early, peeps are saying they only wait 15 mins! 😊 hope you're having a great day! Thank you!  - Duchess_SMK  6588.1 #19 8:10AM
Great read, wish they had a πŸ’– Dumbo set up for pics! I can't remember the last time I was on because I'm usually taking pics of whoever is! Thanks for the post! - piratelife4me  1069.4 #188 10:02AM
Isn't there still one behind dumbo? Made specifically for photos? I'm pretty sure, my kids like to climb on him. πŸ˜‚ nice of you to take pics for others though! 😊 thank YOU!  - Duchess_SMK  6588.1 #19 8:12AM
Wow so much here I never knew!! So interesting!! Thank-you for keeping us so well informed!! πŸ’– - adisneyfamily  1004.0 #203 10:32AM
Happy to share my research! Really happy you enjoy these! Thanks for telling me so! 😘 - Duchess_SMK  6588.1 #19 8:13AM
I remember those accidents!  There was so much gossip going on in the breakrooms and CM dining area! - BombFrogFormerCM  1072.2 #187 10:39AM
Oh wow! That must have been interesting to hear about almost 1st hand. Don't hear about many accidents at DL!  - Duchess_SMK  6588.1 #19 8:14AM
I was surprised by some CMs in Fantasyland being quite accurate about the injuries while hearing others who worked on the otherside of the park blow it up... - BombFrogFormerCM  1072.2 #187 3:39PM
Once again... Great post!!! It's been about 30 years since I have been on Dumbo! I am going to have to fix that!!! Thank you! - Boundin  812.3 #246 9:55PM
Thank you! 😳 30 years really? Oh yes, next trip for sure! Great view from up there!  - Duchess_SMK  6588.1 #19 8:14AM
I am sorry I missed this! Thank you for this post. Everyone loves Dumbo! I had no idea about the many mechanical problems. I also like Walt's idea about riding the "real Dumbo". The story about Truman was my favorite. No GOP symbol for him.πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚We don't ride Dumbo very often.😞. I probably waited about 30 minutes with my friend and her mini. - RadiatorSprings4Ever  2299.4 #73 12:40AM
You didn't miss it! πŸ˜‰ thanks for commenting! 30 mins seems to be the average. Glad you enjoyed the read!  - Duchess_SMK  6588.1 #19 8:16AM
Thanks for another great lesson. 😘 - LaPearleNoir  2566.5 #61 6:32AM
Thank YOU sweetie! Hope to see you soon! ☺️😘 - Duchess_SMK  6588.1 #19 8:16AM
We used to ride Dumbo when the churros were little. Maybe it's time to ride again an get an elephant's eye view of Disneyland. Neat to see the video of how it evolved. The longest we've probably wait it is 20 minutes. Do they still give out the feather? - misschurro  7737.8 #13 6:57AM
They do still hand out feathers (with little bite marks all over them πŸ˜‚) - Spoonful_O_Sugar  648.0 #332 7:14AM
I think it depends on who's working because when we rode last trip they didn't hand out feathers. πŸ˜” my kiddos were bummed. Great views up there!  - Duchess_SMK  6588.1 #19 8:02AM
Good Morning - Chumash28  1567.0 #117 7:49AM

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Still waiting. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - MeridaFan  4244.2 #39 12:59PM
There should be a droid version of this. I. would love to play  - bryanjung1997  1.1 #69229 2:19PM
I end up deleting games while in progress due to opponents leaving me hanging FOR-EH-VER!!! - MommyandBash  433.2 #542 12:18PM
It happens, if you want start a game and I'll play you. I take a couple days off a week but I'll finish the games I start. - richiii3  1603.7 #116 2:20PM

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So where is this? Is it the mainst gallery? - Plumiegirl  10383.1 #9 11:11PM
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DISNEYLAND PARK:

Haunted Mansion Aug 22-TBA
Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln Aug 22-TBA
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:

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Were visiting during the diamond celebration.  I'm so excited because all of our favorite rides will be open! - Dsc1983  20.3 #7648 10:53PM
Awesome! Can't wait! - PrincessDaisy_FU2Rcm  361.2 #681 8:33AM
Silly symphony swings are open. We went on them today (for the first time)!  - DisneyDiane316  264.4 #1292 6:50PM
See @teapotsandteacups post today...  Says reopens Sept 9!  Thank you! - Dianat710  80.7 #4066 8:05PM

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What percentage saving are we looking at for being MouseWaiters? Is it better than a AAA discount.  - MoChuck  159.5 #2646 3:57PM
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You are awesome.  Thanks Admin - Winnie111286  21634.4 #3 1:28PM
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Thank you Admin! This book is a great read. I recommend it to anyone who is a Disney fan. Can't wait for the next one! - grumpypapa  7731.6 #14 8:38PM
Thank you for reading! - Admin  6:26PM
cant wait to read it - ebugsmama  19.6 #7808 10:32PM
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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  301.8 #0 2:46PM
Thank you LiveLaughLoveDisney! - Admin  5:59PM
Love this tool - Chumash28  1567.0 #117 5:02PM
My main annoyance hasn't been touched yet. Thank you for everything you have donethough  admin.  - DisneylandGirl  326.8 #812 9:49PM
So cool love it glad it was posted for everyone to see  - jkobelski  21.4 #0 6:09PM

Disneyland unFORECAST (BETA) is here! Top MouseWaiters giving you the rundown of what's happening at the Disneyland Resort. The unFORECAST now has its own page on the web www.unFORECAST.com

unFORECAST for the month of June 2016
Last month (May) seemed to be quieter than last year, probably because the 60th Celebration began last May, making last summer a lot busier. Looking back at MouseWait's Historical Crowd Index (available in our MagicPlan iOS Calendar), crowds averaged in the mid 80s (approx 85% capacity) for the first two weeks of June, then it quieted down in the last two weeks of the month. We are estimating smaller crowds than last summer because the 60th Celebration is over a year old, and there are still a lot of attractions being refurbished. To get a real-time look at crowd levels, check the MouseWait App for Crowd Index averages and wait times. Have a great week! - Admin Jun 3, 2016 12:07PM



We have always noticed that Saturdays are better than Sundays! We always come on the weekend and say we want to leave at dinner time on Sunday, but always leave by 11-12 because there are so many people. We love Saturday!! - 1Princess3Princes  643.7 #335 5:39PM
I agree. I think it has to do with most passes being blocked - PoohSizedGuy  20.6 #7586 11:53PM
Saturday's rule! One of the perks of a premium pass!  - snappy  451.5 #521 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  183.5 #2290 5:08AM
I second this. The info is great to have, but it's too long.  - 1HitchhikingGhost  293.0 #1021 5:04PM
There was nobody there last week on Saturday loved it Hope it's the same this week  - jkobelski  21.4 #0 9:48PM
August 17 - It was still crowded yesterday, though it starts emptying out about 9 pm since some schools are in session and others are watching PTN. These are your last week's to watch PTN and the current WOC, and the 60th fireworks nightly show. Take advantage on a weeknight if you can. And on week nights, the jazz band plays several sets up until 10:15 pm on the Matk Twain and alternate with sets while cruising the ROA on a tom sawyers raft. We saw the band on the river at 10:40 Tuesday night. Market house is closed at night for coffee, the closest coffee after park hours is Starbucks DD/ WOD. or coffee bean in Haggen Dazs DD Β  ice cream Β store till midnight.Β  - secretagentangel  8050.2 #11 1:41PM

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

1. Winnie111286
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2. uscdisneyteacher
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3. CobbPR
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4. misschurro
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5. Dave
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8. Plumiegirl
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This list needs to be updated! Just saying😬 - MadameLeota  4648.8 #31 9:51PM
is this just a standing thing? Never changes? - DarthFairy  586.1 #373 8:06PM
This is so true, it never changes, what's up with that lol - itsmyglassslipper  534.5 #422 12:28PM
I know and I'm still on itπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - Plumiegirl  10383.1 #9 5:56PM

Get a quick overview of the new features in MouseWait 9 for iOS, our biggest update since 2009! Get the free version here, or upgrade to Platinum here

Just installed the MW app on my new phone yesterday. This will be very helpful for me since I am used to the android version. Thank you. - teapotsandteacups  1483.8 #124 11:41PM

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  70.6 #4291 9:01AM
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 to  - DisneyHeidi09  262.5 #1307 5:18PM
 Always taking care of us... we love u Admin!!!  - calidream1  398.0 #601 7:05PM
Welcome. Enjoy your Disney day. - mrsccc2  16.4 #8616 3:11PM
 and  - vellybelly  7.5 #0 10:47PM

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

1. Drop for the last time
Jan 07, 2017 08:00pm

MouseWait Meetups 2016
what is happening for one last time on aug 6? - MsTikiMermadam  1459.7 #128 12:31AM
It was January 8 I think but I left it as I think it's funnyπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ I'll have to delete it😭😭 - secretagentangel  8050.2 #11 7:55PM
ok,  last time for btr....  πŸ˜Ή - MsTikiMermadam  1459.7 #128 6:03AM
 I changed it to August 5πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - secretagentangel  8050.2 #11 11:07AM
I spy Christmas in July! - FrankenweenieVelinee  3786.9 #43 12:44PM
Looks like July 22! More to follow!  - secretagentangel  8050.2 #11 9:52PM
Really hoping to make it to Christmas in July - Melody_CM  23026.9 #2 11:12AM
- FrankenweenieVelinee  3786.9 #43 11:55AM
I'll add post tonight!  - secretagentangel  8050.2 #11 3:18PM
I spy Christmas in July! - FrankenweenieVelinee  3786.9 #43 12:44PM
Looks like July 22! More to follow!  - secretagentangel  8050.2 #11 9:52PM
Really hoping to make it to Christmas in July - Melody_CM  23026.9 #2 11:12AM
- FrankenweenieVelinee  3786.9 #43 11:55AM
I'll add post tonight!  - secretagentangel  8050.2 #11 3:18PM
At the tone pacific standard time will be 1215 and 00 seconds - pikarich  6327.1 #22 2:14PM
Beeeeeep - redsoxcarlos  4010.8 #42 4:12AM

MouseWait COUNTDOWN for iOS is here! Countdown the days to your next Disneyland or Disney World trip with our images OR your pics! Your Countdown also displays on Apple Watch and is beautiful on iPhone 6 screens. Secure the discounted launch price for a limited time.

I have the countdown and I love it! - tree320  0.6 #0 9:26AM
Just got it! - Dizkid  503.9 #457 12:29PM
I love across the street. Don't need a countdown. It's awesome though for the people that do.  - DisneylandGirl  326.8 #812 2:49PM
I Loved across the street once. - nitromouse  300.6 #974 10:55PM
πŸ˜‚ - TinyDancerTay  566.4 #391 12:03AM

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! DW fans appreciate you! - LeighMouse  17.9 #0 7:58AM
thanks admin - Fantasmicfan1  5308.4 #25 9:42PM
  - JediKitty  1241.7 #152 10:32PM
I miss the  - DisneyMom13  345.3 #730 1:34AM


Hey I'm finally on this list πŸ˜„πŸ‘πŸŽ‰ - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4409.9 #35 10:39PM
Your always on the list!!! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚list of what I don't know😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝. Jk - Fantasmicfan1  5308.4 #25 12:34PM
Fantasmicfan1 I just read that in the voice of Rodney Dangerfield from Back to School! - KennyV  1231.8 #155 3:48PM
Fantastic!! - Ilovegoofy  123.8 #3236 4:37PM
Love seeing everyone's pictures from Disneyland !! I know, we always have a good time :) - Lyssa2012  196.1 #2119 11:22PM
i am so glad i got to experience it,  but did not have to go thru it! - MsTikiMermadam  1459.7 #128 5:56AM
Thank you to all who post from the park!! Love seeing the park when I cannot be there. - snowgrey  8.0 #13539 2:49PM
Top of the list  - buzzgoneyear92  276.2 #1162 12:09AM

Did you know that you can find refurb info with a quick iPhone Spotlight Search? Learn how to find updated Disneyland info fast with a few hidden tricks in MouseWait 9. Post your tips below!



 
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!

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2. Winnie111286
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3. Coaster
499.13

4. secretagentangel
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5. ShariRenee
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6. teapotsandteacups
433.6

7. connielu
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8. sawman911
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9. goofygal
256.37

10. jacdanfan
251.8

 

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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. πŸ˜‰ - varela2892  78.2 #4123 7:14AM
I just want to thank all the newbies who are on the list so much lately! This was started as a wait time and more app so by your starting out from the beginning doing wait times is awesome! 2/3of my points are from wait times. I make a game of it and have fun doing them. Hope everyone tries it, it helps others and you earn credits!!πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ - secretagentangel  8050.2 #11 9:06PM
Half of my points are from wait times.  - Goofytom  2964.8 #50 10:28PM
I figure it is the least my wife and i can do, plus it is great exercise! I keep saying, one of these days we will go to one of the meet-ups. We generally only go on Saturday and sometimes Sunday as well. That darn thing called 'work' just gets in the way!  - oiler2112  818.2 #241 7:07AM
Pretty much all my points are from wait times  - kimo  271.1 #1214 6:54PM
Next August I will be posting wait times I know it will help pass the time in line but with 15 to 20 of us should go pretty well thanks to you and all the people here on MW - mjpdisney67  60.5 #4589 10:10AM
I was there tues and it was so crowded I couldn't even register wait times on my phone due to poor reception - DarthFairy  586.1 #373 4:58PM
Hmmm,who is your provider? I rarely have a problem, thanks for trying! - ShariRenee  11324.7 #8 12:12AM
Sprint! The worst - DarthFairy  586.1 #373 5:16PM
I was there on Friday and it was to busy to post any times  - jkobelski  21.4 #0 9:50PM

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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  43.7 #5257 1:35PM
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