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Duchess_SMK    
 5777.4 #14 (DL Qual #6

Nov 18, 2014 6:14AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Good Morning! This day in Disney history, November 18th: Mickey Mouse stars in Steamboat Willie and The Swiss Family Robinson Treehouse opened at Disneyland!  First up, 1928: Mickey Mouse stars in Steamboat Willie  More...

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When I found out I shared a birthday with Mickey & Minnie I was pretty excited to say the least.  I was looking through a calendar my Mom had bought to see what day of the week my birthday fell on, you know, what kids do, lol, and low and behold, there it was.. “Happy Birthday Mickey Mouse”!  I was beyond excited.  I’ve always loved everything Disney and have been lucky enough to celebrate a few birthdays at the parks as an adult, including my 40th  (my profile pic), when Disneyland was having a big 80th celebration for the cute couple. It was awesome!  And wearing that birthday button on that day, I sure felt special. Thank you Walt and  ..Mickey & Minnie! - DisneylandOrBust  324.4 #0 11:39AM
Awe! I could totally picture that whole story in my head as you were telling it! Thanks for sharing that with us and most of all To YOU! :) - Duchess_SMK  5777.4 #14 7:18AM
- DLKenCA  1742.6 #76 6:43AM
- Duchess_SMK  5777.4 #14 7:19AM
Yay!!! HAPPY BIRTHDAY MICKEY ❤️❤️❤️❤️ - PixiePirateMaid  299.8 #820 11:44PM
- Duchess_SMK  5777.4 #14 7:31AM
Happy Birthday Mickey!😘 - TinkerSchelle  1200.6 #118 12:31AM
- Duchess_SMK  5777.4 #14 7:33AM

Duchess_SMK    
 5777.4 #14 (DL Qual #6

Aug 29, 2013 9:44AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Good morning! This day in Disney history, August 29th 1955: The Chicken of the Sea Pirate Ship Restaurant opened in Fantasyland!   More...

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The first time my brother and I saw the Chicken of the Sea Ship we thought it was a ride we were so excited. We went rushing toward it and went inside only to find out it was a restaurant. The addition of Skull Rock made for excellent pictures. When they Built Peter Pan Pool at the Disneyland Hotel, I was so happy to see the past come to the present.  - Midasgold  571.8 #311 9:52AM
Ha! Thanks for sharing those memories with us! Did you ever eat there? - Duchess_SMK  5777.4 #14 11:13AM
I clearly remember seeing the ship and thinking "tuna? bleeeech 😝😷".  It just didn't sound appetizing at all!!!  I also remember Skull Rock Lagoon and still miss it today. Thanks for the waltz down memory lane. 💃 - DisneyGrandma  732.1 #220 9:56AM
Not a tuna fan eh DG? Lol  thank YOU for sharing!  - Duchess_SMK  5777.4 #14 5:38AM
I don't remember it, but there are pictures of us with skull rock.  Not sure it would have been something I would have wanted to eat.  Thanks for the post! - AZDisney  599.2 #292 6:22AM
Good morning!  - LaPearleNoir  1248.6 #108 6:25AM

 4236.4 #23 (DL Qual #9

Jul 13, 2013 1:25AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Sunset over Columbia & Mark Twain

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Unbelievably gorgeous!! - DisneyDavidEMT  1603.0 #82 1:43AM
Beautifully captured. 👏 - mini_MINNIE  1010.0 #156 1:55AM
Sick!! - PrinceTeaJack  921.9 #165 11:24PM
Amazing! - msdizmaui  632.1 #270 12:50AM

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Duchess_SMK    
 5777.4 #14 (DL Qual #6

Mar 28, 2013 6:33AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Good morning! This day in Disney history, March 28th, 1929. The Mickey Mouse short, "The Opry House" directed by Walt Disney, is released. Mickey owns & performs @ his own theatre, going in drag as a harem girl, in a derby as a Hasidic Jew, & finally in a wig as a fancy pianist! It is the first time Mickey is seen wearing his trademark white gloves! To watch: http:  More...

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I personalty don't like how relaxed Disney has become with the grooming of its Cast and that goes along with the costuming as well. Back in the 90s when I was there they use to send people home for their hair not being neat or side burns being to long, to much makeup, wrong color socks, the list goes on and on. I obviously have nothing against facial hair as I have it myself but think that they need to do a better job and making sure its cast is presentable on stage - Dave  11824.2 #2 1:03PM
^^Agreed. - NotNKansasAnymor  283.8 #917 1:12PM
When I worked in appearance coordination, I had to write up so many people. It really bit hard. - Butterlina  1479.5 #91 7:31PM
I concur, from your time there during the 90's and my time in the late 80's... It was all about the clean cut image no matter your race, color or creed. If I remember correctly there were weight guidelines as well. - BombFrogFormerCM  780.6 #202 7:41PM
Where I work at if you're not clean shaven they will send you home or make you go buy a razor at the TDA building. - TINO  379.2 #527 10:54PM
I remember as a castmember between 1987 to 1990, if you arrived "scruffy" before going on-stage, there were razors and shaving cream for sell in vending machines right next to cast-cutters (castmember barber shop). - BombFrogFormerCM  780.6 #202 6:53AM
😳 HA! Wow! Well, I guess that's better then sending you home for the day without pay?! Thank you for adding that. Always near to hear first hand from CMs! :) - Duchess_SMK  5777.4 #14 7:06AM
They still have 'em. Now they also come with black and white socks and panty hose. - AWholeNewWorld  319.8 #714 8:48AM
Disney seriously thinks of everything - MissMolly  1230.0 #112 10:13PM
Walt had a mustache - Plumiegirl  8253.6 #3 10:10PM
Truth. - GrumpyPirateDad  1813.3 #73 10:26PM
Yes, but it was well groomed. I would prefer clean shaven CMs, but I could make my peace with well groomed mustaches, but no goatees or beards, that's too much facial hair. - NotNKansasAnymor  283.8 #917 10:32PM
I agree. I don't like facial hair on a man either. - coll  31.3 #5239 10:55PM

Coaster   
 14792.0 #1 (DL Qual #35

Mar 27, 2013 12:03PM  Food Reviews Land
For anyone that wants a really unique dining experience you've got to try the Chef's Counter at Napa Rose. The Chef's Counter gives you great food and a truly entertaining evening. You put your dining choices in the hands of your chef. You will be asked about your food preferences, things you don't like or can't eat, how spicy you like your food and how you like your food cooked. It's a five cours  More...

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Just wanted to add that you're more then welcome to ask questions from any of the Chef's about about what and how they are preparing dishes. When we got there we saw them preparing beef tenderloins and racks of lamb. Admin was amazed at how they could tell doneness by look and feel, no thermometers are used here. The other great thing about sitting at the right station is that you also right in front of where all the yummy desserts are prepared and the freezer with all the sorbets and ice cream. - Coaster  14792.0 #1 3:29PM
Great post Coaster! Thanks for treating us to this incredible experience -- the food was unreal, I tried things that I'd never had before, everything was layered with out-of-this-world flavor, and seeing them run the kitchen was like watching a Food Network show. The best part was getting to hang out with you and Lori. THANK YOU! - Admin 9:46AM
Great review! Thanks for all this info... I see my Date night to be a must at this place! - MaliceInWonderland  36.6 #4925 3:52PM
Great post Coaster! Thanks for treating us to this incredible experience -- the food was unreal, I tried things that I'd never had before, everything was layered with out-of-this-world flavor, and seeing them run the kitchen was like watching a Food Network show. The best part was getting to hang out with you and Lori. THANK YOU! - Admin 9:46AM

 3867.3 #25 (DL Qual #13

Mar 18, 2013 1:03PM  Disneyland Talk Land
✈Condor Flats⛽: (Long, but worth the read!) I've been wanting to share some interesting information about the Condor Flats area of DCA with you all that I LOVED finding out! Hopefully it's new to some, as it was to me! : ) As usual with Disney, nothing placed into a land is by mistake, there is a story in the details. This "land" is of course a dedication to the evolution of aviation in CA--  More...

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The engine in front of Soarin' (photo 5) is a replica of the SSME (Space Shuttle Main Engine) to continue on the the details info. - CM_Shadowgamer  2373.7 #48 1:14PM
Yes! Thank you, I forgot to mention that. There was a bit to cover here. ; ) - Sweet_Irish_Cream  3867.3 #25 1:16PM
Enjoyed reading that. Thank you! 👍😊 - Tom  7372.9 #6 2:50PM
I'm going to look at all hat with a new appreciation next visit. - Tom  7372.9 #6 2:51PM
Glad you enjoyed it!! Since learning this, it's made me look at the area differently and more closely as well, and just had to pass it along to everyone else. : ) Enjoy! - Sweet_Irish_Cream  3867.3 #25 3:00PM
I feel enlightened! Thank you so much for posting this SIC 😊 - JRDrummer_CM  875.4 #181 11:56AM
Awesome, thanks for the info! - VADERonSOARIN  540.7 #329 6:56PM

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Duchess_SMK    
 5777.4 #14 (DL Qual #6

Mar 18, 2013 6:00AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Good morning! This day in Disney history, March 18th,1967. The Pirates of the Caribbean attraction (my personal favorite) opens in New Orleans Square. The debut kicks off w/great excitement, as a group of surly sea-dogs, led by Wally Boag, takeover the sailing ship Columbia before bursting through the new attractions' doors w/a battering ram! (Pictured below) All the figures in the attraction are  More...

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I don't remember my first ride on POTC, although I'm sure it was the year it opened (I was 10). It was my mother's favorite ride. She wouldn't do roller coaster type rides, or spinning, or drop rides. Yet she would giggle and scream during POTC's drops saying it was just perfect for her. The background story wasn't readily available, but my mom was a history teacher and used POTC to teach me about Lafitte, the era, and pirates in general. She knew the song by heart, and would softly sing it throughout the whole ride. Her last visit was in the Fall of 1997, but every time I go on it I can't help but think of her and how much she enjoyed it. It's not my absolute #1 favorite attraction, but it holds the most memories. - Gia  801.8 #194 2:26PM
::kneels down at your feet with a blankie and hot cocoa:: I could listen to your wonderful stories all day! Thank you for sharing them with us. They add so much to these posts! - Duchess_SMK  5777.4 #14 5:24PM
😂😂 Oh, Duchess! I love sharing them and I look forward to your posts for the times I can! - Gia  801.8 #194 7:12PM
What sweet memories! Thank you for sharing! That's what DL is about...families making memories together! - brittandkell  436.9 #434 9:49PM
My first visit to DL was in 1973. My then boyfriend (now hubs) took me to the park on a very rainy Sat morn. First place we went was Pirates. When we exited it had stopped raining and the sun was shining on ROA. After riding Pirates and seeing this beautiful park shining I was so overcome with emotion I'll never forget it. That was the moment I fell in love with Disneyland. - DisneyGrandma  732.1 #220 9:20AM
Awe, how romantic. 💏Thank you for sharing that with all of us! 😍 - Duchess_SMK  5777.4 #14 10:00AM
The Walt Disney Family museum has a story from Walt about the ride. Walt wanted to show his wife what he had been working on, but the ride was not complete and as a construction site, dirt was prevalent, but Walt laid down floorboards to allow his wife to walk through and not get her dress dirty. A dreamer, a genius, and a gentleman. - campy  44.2 #4593 9:54PM
😍😍😍 - MeridaFan  3429.8 #29 10:34PM
I taped many programs on the early Disney channel when they aired many of the WOC and other programs showcasing DL early days and have this debut on one of the VHS tapes. - splashphotoCM  885.6 #176 11:40PM

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 643.3 #261 (DL Qual #330

Mar 16, 2013 1:37PM  Disneyland Talk Land
#Tip: I've seen several posts about starting a pressed penny collection, and I thought I would offer a little friendly advice since I have some photo examples. First, choose only pre-1982 pennies. These are made of copper and when pressed, will not have other "silver" metals show through. The examples below are my own. The ones on the left were gathered at WDW last week, made from "good" penn  More...

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Thanks! Great tip! I love them shiny...but the wreck it Ralph is kinda purdy too (just not with the shiny guys!) - TinkerSchelle  1200.6 #118 3:37PM
Agreed :) - eviljules  1015.0 #153 3:38PM
Great info thanks for posting! - Admin 5:09PM
Sorry, had to bump, but I wanted to add my two cents (hehe). I used all of your tips and they worked really well cleaning the pennies, but there was still some black gunk stuck on some of them so I went searching for another solution to get off the remaining gunk. And I discovered... an eraser!! Worked wonders. All you have to do is rub it over the dirty parts and it comes right off and leaves penny just like new. Hope this helps someone. Thanks for all the tips! Very excited to use my new shiny pennies on our next trip :D - lohofosho  784.5 #200 1:17PM
Wow! Thank you, my son just started collecting during our last trip in April! - BombFrogFormerCM  780.6 #202 1:58PM

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Duchess_SMK    
 5777.4 #14 (DL Qual #6

Mar 15, 2013 2:54PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Good afternoon! This day in Disney history, March 15th, 1991. Disney Afternoon Avenue, a colorful street of cartoon buildings located between It's a Small World & Videopolis, opens @ Disneyland. Here, you can have your map/passport stamped @ places such as Scrooge’s vault & Duckburg City Hall. What else? Visit Baloo, the star of TaleSpin in his own dressing room. Take the Motor Boat Cruise to  More...

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I miss my Disney afternoon toons!!!! - WaltSentMe  324.9 #686 3:00PM
😩Me too! I loved duck tails! - Duchess_SMK  5777.4 #14 3:28PM
Woo Hoo Ooo - Villescas8  601.0 #290 3:31PM
Everyone who was kid during that era knows the chorus to that theme song! Lol - NotNKansasAnymor  283.8 #917 4:51PM
🎶Da da da danger lurks behind you....🎶 - Duchess_SMK  5777.4 #14 6:02PM
Ohhhh thank you for posting this. I literally just commented on this today. How funny! Thank you SMK! - EpicDio  433.1 #440 2:55PM
So to answer your questions (LOL), I miss stuff like this. As a kid, this was so much fun. Yes, the attractions are amazing, but this gave us non-so-thrill-ride-please-don't-make-me-ride-that-again-i'm-going-to-cry kids a fabulous alternative to interact with the characters we watched every afternoon. - EpicDio  433.1 #440 2:56PM
Teehee, you're very welcome! "Not-so-thrill-ride-please-don't-make-me-ride-that-again-I'm-going-to-cry" 😂👏 - Duchess_SMK  5777.4 #14 3:18PM
didn't get a chance to experience that at disneyland, but I loved all the shows and watched them as soon as I got home, I miss those days - zombiesix  260.4 #1140 10:46PM
Amazing! !!! - DisneyFreak86  241.2 #1353 10:57PM

Duchess_SMK    
 5777.4 #14 (DL Qual #6

Mar 7, 2013 9:14AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Good morning! This day in Disney history, March 7th,1997. Pirates of the Caribbean reopens after being renovated. In its original form, the Disneyland attraction contained a scene in which pirates were shown chasing women in circles. Along a "comical" reversal in which an overweight woman was seen chasing a pirate. When guests were offended by this depiction, Disney initially changed the woman c  More...

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My mom's favorite ride! She never saw the addition of Captain Jack but she did see the change that Lilsterner mentioned....and was not happy! Every time I ride POTC my thoughts turn to how much fun she had on it...the drops were as close to a thrill ride that she ever wanted to go on. I have to admit I usually get misty eyed riding it as I pretend she is sitting next to me. - Gia  801.8 #194 10:02AM
Awe! Again with a super sweet story! 😉 My favorite attraction as well! - Duchess_SMK  5777.4 #14 10:35AM
😊😊😘 - DisneyFanZoe  1106.9 #136 10:46AM
So sweet. - LisaMouse7531  410.1 #475 12:53PM
What a wonderful memory - that-goofy-girl  5.8 #14325 7:39PM
I miss the original scene with the women being chased. That was more realistic! When the change was made to chasing food I was surprised at the addition of the overweight woman chasing the ham. I thought it was funny that there was a change to be PC in one aspect but just became as stereotypical in another one. I miss the funny historical aspect of the original but I don't mind the addition of Jack, Barbosa, and Davey Jones. - LilSterner  4663.4 #18 9:22AM
My thoughts exactly lol - rbeezy  702.9 #231 9:41AM
I also liked the women chasing the men and thought it weird at the time of why it was changed. It wasn't until I got older I realized why it was changed, I liked it the old way since that was just a pirates life to me! - pixiedreamer  136.4 #2799 9:50AM
Politically correct wins again. 😔 - Duchess_SMK  5777.4 #14 10:13AM
Thanks for typing that out for me. Agree with everything. Funny>fake PC. As a kid I thought the chase was the funniest part. - Westcoast  127.8 #2919 11:32AM
I feel the same way! - AKMouse  455.7 #412 4:01PM
I agree. I loved the humor of the original and every time I go through I miss it in that section. I don't miss the women giggling. - Zipadeedoodah  215.1 #1686 7:55PM
Amazing as usual!! I had no idea about all the switches. How times change. I love the tubby guy who's all full and glutinous! Thanks for the history lesson as always 😘 - CourtyAstroBlisters  678.7 #245 8:50PM
As always Duchess_SMK your This Day in History posts are genius! I like the way they added Captain Jack and company! They did it without being overwhelming. But all in all I liked the original, it depicted they way I thought pirates would act! Aarrgghhh!⚓ - Boundin  533.9 #337 8:52PM

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Coaster   
 14792.0 #1 (DL Qual #35

Mar 3, 2013 5:53PM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
Weathervanes, toppers and a hidden Mickey. Do you know where they are located?

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The top left one is at Jack in the Box - Villescas8  601.0 #290 7:35PM
Beat me to it - Slotherini  1053.6 #146 7:49PM
Thought the same thing first time I saw it - Coaster  14792.0 #1 7:52PM
Two tacos please. - vincentchase1  672.8 #249 5:31PM
No one? - Coaster  14792.0 #1 7:19PM
Shadowgamer finally got the correct location for the middle left. To summarize top row - Jack is above the entrance to Pinocchio, Haunted Mansion and Pooh Corner. Middel row - Pinocchio again, Elephants surround Dumbo and are also located along the exit of Casey Jr, last one is Mr Toad. Bottom row - The building behind Harbour Galley, Jolly Holiday and backside of the Castle. - Coaster  14792.0 #1 10:14PM
Ah, I was wrong on the Fowler's Inn one. - CM_Shadowgamer  2373.7 #48 10:21PM
Ok then nobody got the bottom left. I guess I gave the benefit of doubt when people said Mark Twain/Columbia dock meaning the load/unload dock not by Fowler's Inn where the Columbia docks and Mark Twain is currently in dry dock. - Coaster  14792.0 #1 10:42PM
Shameless bump - friendlymouse  727.7 #222 7:40PM

Duchess_SMK    
 5777.4 #14 (DL Qual #6

Mar 3, 2013 8:43AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Good morning! This day in Disney history, March 3rd, 1995. The Indiana Jones Adventure, Temple of the Forbidden Eye attraction officially opens in Disneyland's Adventureland. (Official attraction poster shown below). In attendance for the attraction's debut is filmmaker George Lucas, Michael Eisner (who ironically was the president of Paramount Pictures that green-lighted Raiders of the Lost Ark b  More...

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I got to ride this a week before the official opening at an overnight event (didn't know about soft openings or previews then so we thought we were pretty special). I was one of the first in line that night and we were escorted down Main St to the queue. My group rode the ride and loved it. As we were coming back to the loading area someone wasn't paying attention and my Jeep bumped the Jeep that had just finished loading (no joke). Smoke came out of the front of the Jeep I was in. They moved the Jeep out of the way, pulled the one I was in to the loading area and we got out. The ride was down for a bit after that. I remember people were so upset! Quite a memory to have. I can also remember waiting for hours during the summer for that ride and the line started on Main St. At least there was entertainment in the queue once you got into the temple. - LilSterner  4663.4 #18 11:44AM
Lucky YOU! Ha! Wow! You'll never forget that one! You broke Indy! Lol - Duchess_SMK  5777.4 #14 12:20PM
Nope. I can still see the smoke coming out of the hood and I can vaguely remember thinking "we're going to hit that Jeep" 😂 - LilSterner  4663.4 #18 4:45PM
What a great adventure!!! Lucky you!!!!! - Boundin  533.9 #337 11:56PM
Hello , this is one of my favorite rides and yes it does have on of the longest queue lines ever for a Disney attraction. Indy is the only modern attraction that had a line snake all the was to main street other than the original star tours 1.0 this was before fasspasses existed and the wait time would be close to 6-10 hrs.This is a great ride but understand that with a lot of show elements this ride does go down a bit,remember it has a ton of stuff going on but they do a great job restarting it so please understand fellow mwr's. The vehicles are state of the art and a first for disney and the amusement park at the time it came out and the vehicle type is also used in dinosaur at wdw. The rolling ball has an incredible secrect ,but im not ruining it by saying what it is you can find this info on your own and hidden in the line is eyeore sign that everyone knows about and a time life magazine after the safety video room in the caged office and its highlighted with a magnifying glass is a vintage mickey mouse - pikarich  3114.3 #34 9:01AM
What? - vincentchase1  672.8 #249 10:58AM
I want to know what you know. DM me if you want - Villescas8  601.0 #290 1:20PM
You can look up how they do the ball scene on YouTube if you want to know how it works. It's quite ingenious! Crazy how much your mind can play tricks on you. :) - BellesLibrary  402.2 #491 10:24PM
I just saw this now and I could've told guests this while I was in the Indy store this afternoon! Love the attraction and the storytelling behind it (its wayyyy better than WDW's Dinosaur too) - BaseballMickey_CM  6333.9 #12 10:24PM
Awwwwwwwww! What a bummer! Oh well, there's always next year buddy. :) I agree! What?! You don't like the dinosaur? 😄 - Duchess_SMK  5777.4 #14 10:34PM
The story in Dinosaur gets lost, but with Indy, it feels like you're in the film - BaseballMickey_CM  6333.9 #12 10:39PM
Duchess... As always, great information! I love all you posts!!! Thank you for all the research and hard work!!!!!👏👏👏👏👏 - Boundin  533.9 #337 12:00AM

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Duchess_SMK    
 5777.4 #14 (DL Qual #6

Mar 1, 2013 3:40PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Good afternoon! This day in Disney history, Mar 1st, 1940. During a screening of "Bambi" after seeing the footage for the very 1st time, Walt Disney turned to the two animators, Frank Thomas & Milt Kahl (2 of walts 9 old men) w/tears in his eyes. He then says, "Thanks, fellows. That's great stuff, no kidding. Those personalities are pure gold." Walt seldom gave a direct compliment. So this wa  More...

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This is a testament to how much Walt had a hand in his productions and how much he cared about them. Such a cool story SMK! Thank you again! - IMissDisney  1205.4 #117 3:51PM
😊 I agree MyPark! It was very interesting to read! - Duchess_SMK  5777.4 #14 4:15PM
By the way... Favorite quote.. "You can call me Flower... if you want to." - IMissDisney  1205.4 #117 4:39PM
what a great photo and compliment. I like when Bambi is learning to talk :) Thanks Duchess!! - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  4459.8 #21 3:54PM
😘 special moment for those two men for sure! I bet they told that story to their grandkids! Oh! nice choice! Such a cute part of the film! - Duchess_SMK  5777.4 #14 9:10PM
Cool info. I must admit that I can't remember ever seeing Bambi. I bought it when the BluRay was released but haven't watched it. - LilSterner  4663.4 #18 9:04PM
::jumps in car:: I'll bring the popcorn!! You must watch it! - Duchess_SMK  5777.4 #14 9:11PM
Thanks for putting faces to the names SMK :) I just like the word twitterpated - E-Ticket  1189.0 #120 9:14PM

Duchess_SMK    
 5777.4 #14 (DL Qual #6

Feb 27, 2013 9:50AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Good morning! This day in Disney history, Feb. 27th, 1941. "When You Wish Upon a Star" - written by Leigh Harline & Ned Washington (pictured below) for the Disney film Pinocchio, is awarded an Oscar for Best Song @ the 13th Academy Awards! In addition, Leigh Harline, Paul J. Smith & Ned Washington take home an Oscar for Best Original Score (also for Pinocchio). Where in the park can you hear th  More...

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You can hear it in the Pioncchio attraction, fireworks soundtrack, the Opera House, under the castle, the esplanade and the Toy Story bus loading area near Harbor blvd - BaseballMickey_CM  6333.9 #12 9:57AM
Overachiever! 😜😂 - Duchess_SMK  5777.4 #14 10:17AM
No Duchess... Cast Member. :) - JRDrummer_CM  875.4 #181 12:15PM
LOVE! BaseballMickeyCM you just brought me back to each of these spots, such a good feeling! - CuriousAsAlice7  69.7 #3892 12:30PM
One of my favorites. I have it set as my Mom's ringtone, because she's always been my biggest cheerleader. 😊😊 - DisneyFanZoe  1106.9 #136 10:29AM
Thats cute. :) - madsdad  1800.8 #74 10:40AM
Awe! Sweetest thing I've heard in awhile! 😊Thanks for sharing that with us! - Duchess_SMK  5777.4 #14 12:05PM
Well thanks. 😊 - DisneyFanZoe  1106.9 #136 2:14PM
"When You Wish Upon a Star" has always been my favorite Disney song, and then when I heard Celine Dion & Peabo Bryson sing "Beauty and the Beast" it knocked me out! New favorite! - debbiev  862.3 #185 4:29PM
I love this song, thanks for the history!! I think my fave though is 'a dream is a wish your heart makes'. 😊 - MinnieMousewife  770.6 #206 7:15PM

Coaster   
 14792.0 #1 (DL Qual #35

Feb 24, 2013 10:57AM  Disneyland Talk Land
#How to improve your score on Toy Story Midway Mania# Although there is a video guide here on MW thought I would document each game for easy reference. # Let's begin with where to sit. I always like to sit so I am in front of the Hen House for Hamm and Eggs. Sit in the far seat on the first car which has green and yellow shooters or the close seat of the second car with red and blue shooters.   More...

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Why you steal my thunder? http://mousewait.com/blog/?p=305 - BCC  4777.5 #17 11:05AM
We should take another video - Coaster  14792.0 #1 11:08AM
I think my brother would be willing. He's been bugging me for years to do it. - BCC  4777.5 #17 11:09AM
😂😂😂 - bluefairy  643.3 #261 12:25PM
mary😂😭😂😭😂😭😂 - toph  2416.6 #45 1:00PM
After reading this guide, it gets my seal of approval. Just remember that posted methods, mine or coaster's, are just guidelines. What really matters is what works for your own play style. Have fun! - BCC  4777.5 #17 11:21AM
I edited this a few times. Took out some of the specific things that I've learned to help myself. Can't emphasize enough that practice is the #1 secret to a higher score. - Coaster  14792.0 #1 12:48PM
never proofreading again unless you have a case for your phone CRAZY😂 - toph  2416.6 #45 1:01PM
I always try to get my son to help but he doesn't want to listen - Chumash28  1069.4 #142 8:29PM
428,600 on 6/30 - Coaster  14792.0 #1 4:59PM

Duchess_SMK    
 5777.4 #14 (DL Qual #6

Feb 23, 2013 1:34PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Good afternoon! This day in Disney history Feb. 23rd, 1940. "Pinocchio" (based on the 19th century book by Carlo Collodi) Is generally released. Filmed in multiplane technicolor, It has cost a staggering $2.6 million to make. Disney only recouped about half of its budget. This film is felt by many film historians to be the most technically perfect of all the Disney animated features. Have you se  More...

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Such a great classic! I also think that the attraction tells the story well. When he becomes a real boy, he is so darling. - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  4459.8 #21 1:38PM
Oh, I also like the scene with all the clocks - HandMeAChurroImmaFaint  4459.8 #21 1:48PM
My kiddos love this attraction at the parks as well! Good choice on a favorite part churro! ✨ - Duchess_SMK  5777.4 #14 1:49PM
This is absolutely a classic (as Churro rightly stated)! Also might I add that this film received 2 oscars: Best Original Score and Best Original Song for the world famous song, "When You Wish Upon a Star" I always loved this movie from early childhood. I did not know this was considered to be the "most technically perfect film" but I can see why. For its time, the animation is genius.. blending mechanical and human behavior perfectly. Even the animals are drawn with such accuaracy.. .if you watch Figaro, Geppetto's cat, see how soft and gently the movements are and try to remember... this is just a drawing... I bet you can't. My favorite part is when the Blue Fairy comes. I have such a crush on her! Thank you SMK for this all time classic Disney History and for sharing a movie we all love! - IMissDisney  1205.4 #117 3:02PM
Such a great description of Pinocchio! It would be awesome if they had the Blue Fairy character come out with Pinocchio at Disneyland. - kss4tink  218.0 #1644 3:06PM
Ooops, this was meant as a reply under MyPark's comment. - kss4tink  218.0 #1644 3:26PM
😳 I'm confused with the date but, this is probably my favorite Disney movie. And my favorite part is when Stromboli finds a washer in his stack of coins, bites it and cusses up a storm (which is not in Italian). Then he gently and politely offers it to Pinocchio and Pinocchio happily accepts it. - philliprocks  903.1 #171 4:33PM

Duchess_SMK    
 5777.4 #14 (DL Qual #6

Feb 22, 2013 1:54PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Good afternoon! This day in Disney history, Feb. 22nd, 1964. The Below Decks Museum attraction is added to the Sailing Ship Columbia. It shows what life was like for the 1787 crew. In addition to the galley, pantry, dry stores, and sick bay, there are quarters for the crew, bosun & bosun's mate, first mate, captain, & surgeon. Admission, .45 for adults & "juniors". Children, ( 3-5 years old) wer  More...

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You are so awesome! I know it must be time consuming to find all this great historical facts for us. Yet you do it every day! You, my dear, are such a fabulous part of the MW family!!😘😘 - RCmom  5213.9 #15 4:39PM
Couldn't agree more! - MeridaFan  3429.8 #29 4:45PM
It's a relatively little known gem of the park! I've been on the Sailing Ship Columbia several times and have explored the lower decks. Tons of things to see! Also, it was quite a feat to bring the ship to the park... But that's another History post. Thank you SMK for sharing these treasures of history! - IMissDisney  1205.4 #117 3:01PM
I think you are so right! A true gem! Thank YOU sir! - Duchess_SMK  5777.4 #14 3:37PM
I remember doing this with my sister and my kids now enjoy it too! I didn't know all of this history behind it, thanks so much!! 😊😊 - MinnieMousewife  770.6 #206 7:41PM
Great Disney history, as always!!! We have been on it often. I find it fascinating that sailors crossed the 7 Seas in such cramped quarters!!!!!⛵ - Boundin  533.9 #337 7:49PM

Coaster   
 14792.0 #1 (DL Qual #35

Feb 22, 2013 11:15AM  Disneyland Talk Land
#Disneyland Trivia. Where is this and what is it for? What character used it in his show? Of course if you know the first 2 the last should be easy.

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Located in the window above the Peter Pan exit. Used by Merlin to indicate that the Sword was ready to be raised. Usually red but if you ever see it shining green go give the Sword a tug, you might get lucky! - Coaster  14792.0 #1 11:15AM
Now I have a desire to be a hacker - E-Ticket  1189.0 #120 12:40PM
Ohhhhh good to know! - HasAnyoneSeenMyGlassSlipper  628.3 #275 12:54PM
So excited! - Duchess_SMK  5777.4 #14 1:52PM
Magic Ruiner. - BCC  4777.5 #17 8:32PM
Now I'm gonna stalk the lights lol - ShannonAzevedo  156.7 #2480 11:36PM
I kinda feel like we are officially cheating the system! It is awesome to know but I feel like the magic was just ruined a little! - Deltachiq  1222.6 #114 4:03PM
Thank you, I did not know how to put it in such kind words.:) - TINO  379.2 #527 4:14PM
I feel the same way. I kind of didn't want to know :( - BettyPoop  237.4 #1387 8:36PM
Never knew this. - Mrs.mouse  517.1 #353 12:38AM
Bump for the Sword question... - NotSoDapperDan  323.3 #700 12:31PM

Duchess_SMK    
 5777.4 #14 (DL Qual #6

Feb 20, 2013 12:51PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Good afternoon! This day in Disney history, Feb 20th, 1986. WED, (Walter Elias Disney) Enterprises, becomes "Walt disney Imagineering". WED was 1st created in December 1952 to oversee the design of Disneyland. The term "Imagineering" is a portmanteau word that combines "imagination" & engineering." The term was coined by Richard F. Sailer in an article titled "BRAINSTORMING IS IMAGINation enginEE  More...

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"Imagineering" is such the quintessential Disney term!! I love that word. Disneyland has so much Imagineering everywhere, from attractions to hidden Mickeys! One of the best examples of this is Walt Disney's Enchanted Tiki Room, where the "tiki room birds sing every day!" Over 200 animatronic birds, flowers, and tikis. What an awesome attraction where Imagineers made inventions! Thank you SMK! This is such a huge part of Disney!! You're awesome!!! - IMissDisney  1205.4 #117 1:21PM
Wow, 140 different job titles! That's amazing, such talented people. Thanks for sharing Duchess! 😊 - MinnieMousewife  770.6 #206 8:01PM
Wow, 140 different job titles! That's amazing, such talented people. Thanks for sharing Duchess! 😊 - MinnieMousewife  770.6 #206 8:01PM
Thank you! I love the fact that you write about so many different subjects!!! I always learn something new!!!!! - Boundin  533.9 #337 9:40PM

 1025.8 #150 (DL Qual #250

Feb 18, 2013 6:18PM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
Michael Colglazier and a patriotic Mickey Mouse before the AP Voices of Liberty event.
I would love to rummage through Mickey's closet to see all of his different outfits. - Linzee  896.6 #173 6:31PM
Ditto! - Lola027  450.3 #424 7:05PM
Can you imagine? I worked at a Chuch E Cheese for a while and our Chuckie had 4 outfits and I thought we were a big deal - Mickey must have hundreds if not thousands!! - TikiStansell  3.3 #30670 8:20PM
Minnie's closet would be amazing also! - GarnerPhotography  324.7 #690 8:25PM
Mickeys closet or Minnie's closet sounds like a cool idea for a clothing store name - philliprocks  903.1 #171 9:07PM
You might be onto something Phillip... - Linzee  896.6 #173 9:10PM
I love patriotic Mickey!! His outfit is so vibrant!! - secretagentangel  1303.2 #103 6:29PM
for amurca. - chris.  2510.5 #44 8:22PM
Lol!! I kept saying that before and after the performance!! - JenInWonderland  1025.8 #150 8:55PM
I'd wear that - philliprocks  903.1 #171 9:08PM

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