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 2299.1 #73 (DL Qual #67

Aug 9, 2016 8:17PM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
If you need to split those delicious treats at Ghirardelli's they can accommodate you. One large Expresso Escape(no whipped cream) fits perfectly into two small cups. The kids could still barely finish. The desserts are very rich. Cost was $10.97 with my discount.

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Great suggestion! I can't believe how pricey those sundaes have gotten.  - JenGwen323  2066.8 #85 8:23PM
@LaPearleNoir @MissAmericaSings @DisneyHeidi09 this is the perfect size and now we don't have to pass the cup around with two spoons.πŸ˜‚ You're welcome! - RadiatorSprings4Ever  2299.1 #73 10:54AM
- MissAmericaSings  441.1 #529 10:59AM
πŸ˜‚ - LaPearleNoir  2566.5 #61 6:39AM
This post is making me eat ice cream every night! - jacdanfan  12695.4 #6 5:25AM
Lol. Enjoy your cool treat - mmddgp  1263.7 #6 5:34AM
And you may see this post every night jacdanfan πŸ˜πŸ˜‚ - RadiatorSprings4Ever  2299.1 #73 1:05PM
No complaints here! RadiatorSprings4Ever - jacdanfan  12695.4 #6 1:15PM
Still looks good!  Beginning to rival the quesadilla post!   - Spoonful_O_Sugar  648.0 #332 8:59AM
πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ what's summer without ice cream!? - misschurro  7737.0 #13 9:07AM
πŸ˜‚ so true! - Spoonful_O_Sugar  648.0 #332 9:14AM
Yeah, Yeah, Spoonful_O_Sugar misschurro I knew this was coming. πŸ˜πŸ˜‚πŸ˜˜. - RadiatorSprings4Ever  2299.1 #73 10:40AM
πŸ˜‚πŸ‘πŸΌ I'll never tire of looking at the quesadillas or this ice cream, and I enjoy most posts that keep popping up, I think it's fun and brings a sense of familiarity into the Lounge, haha.  βœ¨ I just love these Ghirardelli cups, too.  It's the little things in life 😘 - Spoonful_O_Sugar  648.0 #332 12:16PM
Spoonful_O_Sugar if you dish it out like I do, you have to take it!πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚I am surprised it took you guys this long.πŸ˜œπŸ˜‚ - RadiatorSprings4Ever  2299.1 #73 12:58PM
πŸ€” another RAK....maaaaybe?πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - misschurro  7737.0 #13 1:20PM

 4485.5 #33 (DL Qual #13

Feb 19, 2016 10:53PM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
#food Did you know that you can just order the dessert buffet at Storytellers Cafe for only $8.95??!! Make sure to use your AP discount too!! πŸ˜‹πŸ˜‹πŸ˜‹

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Thank you for this info! I will definitely do this! - mommy2cvc  296.5 #995 10:56PM
- boomom  658.2 #326 10:58PM
- minniemonika  234.4 #0 9:04PM
Holy smokes!!! Knowledge is power!!! You better not be telling stories!!! - MommyandBash  433.2 #542 9:16PM

 680.9 #315 (DL Qual #163

Feb 18, 2016 9:03PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Make sure to look out for those cms in yellow tshirts for free photo pass pictures!! They are so fun and you get a mini photo shoot!!

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Cool. Just found out about that tonight.  - Taunton  1604.5 #115 9:16PM
Sweet! Thanks! - DisneyPiratePrincess  273.6 #1194 9:17PM
How fun. Great picture  - keepmovingforward  264.6 #1286 8:21AM
Cute pic! - DisneyPrincessT  264.3 #1291 8:41AM


Feb 6, 2016 9:25PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Did you know that almost everything in MouseWait (including things you probably aren't aware of) 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)? When you're at Disneyland, you don't have time to dig through an app to find the info you need. MagicSearch enables ONE-THUMB searching to help you find indivi  More...
I love the search feature & I think it's the most overlooked feature. - UTDISNEYFAMILY  2033.0 #87 11:20AM
Search feature is the best! If you're looking for anything Disney or MW relayed you can find it there. I use it when I'm trying to find if somethings been posted already or not. And for finding other MWers profile page.  - secretagentangel  8012.2 #12 1:41PM
But would it help me to locate the special day of the angel of secret agents????? - Butterlina  1617.6 #114 5:05PM
Butterlina heheπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - secretagentangel  8012.2 #12 3:02PM

 6326.6 #22 (DL Qual #7

Feb 6, 2016 1:37PM  Disneyland Talk Land
#disneyphotopass the new photo pass is up and completely changed. here is how to link your Disney signature or plus or premier to get your photos. this added benefit is only on these pass levels.alsoamy of the old services are no longer available like an archive cd or the prebought pass. in its replacement is the memory maker wdw side and disneyphoto+one day which you can download all pictures fro  More...

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@MadameLeota @DarthTinkerbell @Winnie111286 this is why Vader no longer there. I presented his head to kyle Ren  - pikarich  6326.6 #22 1:46PM
Ok, this is hysterical πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ ~ on a side note, this photo pass info is very helpful. I just had a non Disney friend (😱😱) asking me about this yesterday and I didn't know about the new changes. - DarthTinkerbell  988.5 #206 1:55PM
The card has the permanent number in case you need any help for any photo pass service including helping find lost pics. I had to read recent cards that where removed when the site was relaunched  - pikarich  6326.6 #22 2:06PM
Jajajajahahhaha  - MadameLeota  4648.8 #31 5:54PM
πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - misschurro  7737.0 #13 6:16PM
kyla - RobnHood  185.6 #2257 6:02PM
does that mean that if your trip is for two days,  you have to pay $39.99 for each day worth of photopass pix?  before it was as many pix as were in your acct when you paid for it. - MsTikiMermadam  1459.3 #128 2:02PM
That's what I assume but a good question to ask  - pikarich  6326.6 #22 2:08PM
Confirmed I called it's for each day you want an unlimited download for 39.99 which includes magic shots and animated shots.and you can still buy pics a LA cart  - pikarich  6326.6 #22 1:53PM
That's more expensive now. πŸ˜” - DisneyPiratePrincess  273.6 #1194 2:22PM
@calme2 - pikarich  6326.6 #22 12:24PM
I've been told I can  link a pass tom my Ap that has a pass included now. There's some issues but the photo people are trying hard to help. I would all if you have any issues.  - secretagentangel  8012.2 #12 12:45PM

 7737.0 #13 (DL Qual #4

Jun 22, 2015 7:49PM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
Dinner with a view. (You can order your Plaza Inn meal, double mash, to go πŸ˜‰)

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You may be able to get it to go but doubt that I'd get very far before it's gone! - jacdanfan  12695.4 #6 10:03AM
πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - Spoonful_O_Sugar  648.0 #332 10:32AM
- evilemohand  1301.7 #144 7:55PM
Yay rad pic!!! Love it lol - yipman  69.3 #4327 8:47AM
Delicious  - quote  162.8 #0 6:42PM

 88.9 #3882 (DL Qual #773

May 24, 2015 12:58PM  Disneyland Talk Land
My sons first birthday and his first visit to Disneyland last Tuesday. We decided to try the in room Mickey's Birthday Bash. If anyone is interested in ever doing one for their children I will have to say the Disneyland Gift people did a good job setting up the room. The great thing was that my daughter and wife enjoyed all the treats,so it becomes a bash for the whole family. You get presents fro  More...

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- hkpinay  353.1 #706 7:37AM
Wow, that sounds really fun!  - Mommadisneyfan  40.7 #5410 1:57PM
It was fun to see everyone smile! - otr4u1  88.9 #3882 2:34PM
Happy Birthday! What fun!! And such a beautiful fam 😊 - misschurro  7737.0 #13 8:31PM
Thank you πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€ - otr4u1  88.9 #3882 9:23PM
Can you tell us what your name means? 😊 - misschurro  7737.0 #13 9:25PM
I use to be an Occupational Therapist a long time ago...OTR...abrev. - otr4u1  88.9 #3882 7:21PM
- hkpinay  353.1 #706 7:37AM

 8025.9 #11 (DL Qual #6

May 21, 2015 11:08PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Tips on "Paint the Night" parade, "Disneyland Forever" fireworks, and 60th anniversary merchandise!"Paint the Night"- This new parade is 45 minutes long, from first step off to when the last float ends.  Also, due to its performance, this parade will only have ONE crossing (between Ariel's float and Slinky).  Also, the crossing will only go from East to West, with the excepti  More...
wow 45 mins long. So we can only cross 1x?  - iLOVELUCYnDISNEY  978.2 #207 11:26PM
Can't cross from when the parade starts (wherever you are on the route) to when Ariel passes - BaseballMickey  8025.9 #11 11:36PM
Ok thanks.  - iLOVELUCYnDISNEY  978.2 #207 11:39PM
Great information!  Thank you for sharing!  - DisLUVney  637.7 #339 11:30PM
@BaseballMickey: Will the 60th Merchandise be available if we call the Disney Merchandise number Deliverears (sp.?) I'm especially interested in a Hoodie and 3 tees, and I have pictures to describe them to a tee! Lol! Thanks! 😁😁😁 - Catski23  30.9 #6172 1:07PM
Yes, depending on the availability of the items.   - BaseballMickey  8025.9 #11 9:16PM
Great post!! Thanks for all the info, even though I'm watching all the action from my couch!!  - CentralCoastAuntVon  120.4 #3316 9:24PM

 351.0 #712 (DL Qual #763

Mar 16, 2015 7:40PM  Disneyland Talk Land
TIP: It's been warm at the parks and what better snack to eat on a hot day than some ice cream. Clarabelle's in Toon Town (not Buena Vista Street) offers the same treats available at the carts for a cheaper price, about 30 cents cheaper. PLUS, you can use your AP discount. Stay cool MWers!

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That's a great tip!  Just like at Bengal BBQ you can get pretzels with your AP discount! - IDVandalSkipperCM  2603.3 #58 8:50PM
- kimdis  55.8 #4740 9:56AM
What's the AP discount? - coritomlin  2.7 #0 3:45PM
Coritomlin AP =Annual Pass. Great tip! We'll be using it with our grand kiddos in a couple of weeks. :-) - magicnana  4.6 #21251 6:32AM
Great tip. Thank you! - WhatTiggersDoBest  687.4 #312 7:42PM
Good to know. Thanks  - Bassplayerswife  812.4 #244 6:50AM
It is also easier to enjoy ice cream as they are not on dry ice like the carts so you don't have to Waite for it to thaw abit before having your treatπŸ˜ƒ - disneychef  23.8 #0 7:42AM

 2702.2 #56 (DL Qual #69

Jan 19, 2015 10:29AM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
#live from Whitewater Snacks at the Grand Californian. With two drinks and an AP discount, the total came to $19.61. Breakfast burrito with scrambled eggs, bacon, cheese, and tomato. Buttermilk biscuit sandwich with a fried egg, cheese and bacon. The burrito was decent, but a little bland so I hit it with a few dashes of tobasco. My husband liked the sandwich, but felt the biscuit was dry. All in   More...

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Pro tip: you can use your receipt from Disney Hotel restaurants and gift shops to enter DCA through the Grand on days they are enforcing entry for Hotel Guests only.  - Atora  2702.2 #56 10:43AM
I wanna try that! Just to say I've been through that gate - phillip...  1375.6 #141 10:20PM
- MadameLeota  4648.8 #31 10:55AM
I'm trying this next time I go to the parks for breakfast. Yum! - DizPrincess_Sam  321.7 #846 10:16PM
I love their breakfasts  - Disneyprincessvmk  78.9 #4105 10:19PM

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 13209.4 #5 (DL Qual #33

Dec 31, 2014 10:03AM  Disneyland Talk Land
To regulate over crowding Disney does a few things: Level 1: Normal entry and re-entry to the park Level 2: The park stops selling admission tickets (about 60,000 guests) Pass Holders and pre purchased tickets are still allowed entry. Level 3: Admission only to hotel guest and readmission, with hand stamp for Pass and ticket holders. (about 75,000) Level 4: Close the park no one enters the park. (  More...

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Sample of crowded:  - Tom  13209.4 #5 10:06AM
This isn't confirmed, but I heard if you run around yelling "BAD KITTY, this is my POT PIE bad kitty!!" They will let you in.  πŸ˜‘πŸ˜‘πŸ˜‘πŸ˜‚  I read that on the Internet.   - Spoonful_O_Sugar  648.0 #332 11:12AM
πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - Tom  13209.4 #5 11:53AM
😹😹😹 - RadiatorSprings4Ever  2299.1 #73 3:29PM
Let you into where?  Bellevue? Arkham Asylum? 😜 - redsoxcarlos  4009.8 #42 4:36PM
Let you in where?  The asylum? πŸ˜‰ - redsoxcarlos  4009.8 #42 8:21PM
Oops! Had the same idea four months later. πŸ˜• - redsoxcarlos  4009.8 #42 8:22PM
redsoxcarlosπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - secretagentangel  8012.2 #12 8:24PM
❗️ - Tom  13209.4 #5 3:27PM
- MomWithAJuiceBoxBuzz  1191.2 #160 3:41PM

 1157.2 #168 (DL Qual #88

Oct 23, 2014 12:18PM  Disneyland Talk Land
This is inside Aladdins Oasis on Adventureland is a great place to bring your Bengal BBQ and eat! Plenty of tables!

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I sat here once and looked up to see Genie sitting across the table from me waiting for me to notice - BeatleMike  635.6 #340 3:49PM
That's funny. - keepmovingforward  264.6 #1286 4:29PM
hahaha. were you MWing at the time??πŸ˜œπŸ˜‚ - misschurro  7737.0 #13 5:27PM
HandMeAChurroImmaFaint I probably was actually lol - BeatleMike  635.6 #340 6:33PM
Was eating my pineapple spear there last Friday and Aladdin, Jasmine and a CM hardly had any visitors. - RadiatorSprings4Ever  2299.1 #73 7:36PM
RadiatorSprings4Ever actually Aladdin was there too and asked me if Genie was harassing me lol It gets so quiet there I'm surprised there was even a CM when you were there - BeatleMike  635.6 #340 7:56PM
I miss the dinner show! - wonderlandgirl  347.5 #724 5:21PM
Me too!  It was so awesome! - DisneyPrincessT  264.3 #1291 7:02PM
I wish they'd bring back the Tahitian Terrace in there, looked super cool - BeatleMike  635.6 #340 7:58PM
There's also a family restroom inside there, which is open even when the area is closed.  - BaseballMickey  8025.9 #11 10:36AM
Great hide away - carminaire  886.7 #220 11:35AM

 7737.0 #13 (DL Qual #4

Oct 21, 2014 7:17AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Did you know there are πŸ”΄3βƒ£πŸ”΄ways to get to the stickers on Sticker Night? 1) is on the main page (top pic), 2) is if you click navigate, and 3) is if you click the 3 bars in the top, left corner and scroll down. Also, with the first 2 ways is what the store looks like (tall pic on left) and if you get to it via the 3-bar method, it will look like the right side. If during sticker night you'  More...

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Great job, and thank you for always answering questions and hosting the Sticker pre-parties! - Admin 6:54PM
you are so very welcome!😊😊😊 - misschurro  7737.0 #13 7:03PM
@YoPirate here are the 3 ways 😊 - misschurro  7737.0 #13 5:29PM
Great info especially since we have some friends from the WDW side joining us now for sticker night - UTDISNEYFAMILY  2033.0 #87 8:28PM
Thanks, friend. Can I call you  that? - misschurro  7737.0 #13 8:59PM
Thank you Churro!! - CuriousAsAlice7  179.7 #2331 8:57PM
Welcome!! 😊 - misschurro  7737.0 #13 8:59PM
Yayy let the sticker shopping begin!! - CuriousAsAlice7  179.7 #2331 9:00PM

 2702.2 #56 (DL Qual #69

Aug 16, 2014 8:13AM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
#live from Steakhouse 55! Ever find yourself stumped, trying to figure out who these glamorous stars are? Good news, you can ask the host or your server for this handy guide!

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Good to know.  - MoChuck  159.5 #2646 10:02AM
Very cool! - goofygal  12264.9 #7 1:15PM
we had a very good breakfast there today - Dvstock  147.8 #2834 10:25PM
Rockin good breakfast there - misschurro  7737.0 #13 10:31PM
Oh that's great! Thanks - misschurro  7737.0 #13 10:31PM

 10383.0 #9 (DL Qual #8

Aug 6, 2014 8:10PM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
The juju's. This was really fun to do in adventure land

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there is a cost of 30$ up front to get the map and info to find the juju. The first 2 juju cost $10, the eye of mara was free, the piranha was free, the pineapple cost $7 for the parfait...it was ok, the snake cost $7 for the snake venom juice which was good but sugary. The elephant was free, the parrot was free, the tiki mask cost $7.50 at the bar. Β Too sugary i tossed it into the trash. Maybe one could ask for a drink substitution. Make sure you open the last envelope to get the questions to answer because the answers are in adventureland not at the Trader sams all the way out at the dl hotel. Total cost was around $62 for these. It was fun to do and I really needed the diversion. The CMs were a lot of fun helping you out.Β  - Plumiegirl  10383.0 #9 3:01PM
These are really cool! Good job! - PrincessCindy  120.8 #3300 8:21PM
This sounds like so much fun!  Thank you for sharing all the info as well! - angelaprkns  10.3 #11410 9:22PM
Great work! Very cool! - Mikesaxclar  714.3 #294 11:25PM

 6326.6 #22 (DL Qual #7

Jun 20, 2014 10:40AM  Disneyland Talk Land
DISNEYS RIDER SWITCH/PARENT SWAP AND SINGLE RIDER PROGRAMS, see the tips below

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Parents, visitors, come from all over the world and with minis all the time. The entire family can enjoy including infants any ride that does not have a height requirement. But what happens when you want to ride a that any of your minis cannot ride due to height or scarred and you have multiple parents/adults in your group. I’m sorry you will have to sit outside and talk with other people while your group goes in and enjoys the ride…sorry. Fear not Disney has a rider switch/parent swap program in place to accommodate this. First see a cm at the ride attraction and ask for the parent swap.  You will be issued a rider switch pass ( check the pass in most rides 2 people can go back but I have seen in some rides like btrr and splash where 3 can go back) or sometimes you are handed a red time card to exchange for a pass switch near the loading cm. Pay attention to where you are to return in some rides you return through the exit and in some you go to the fasspass line ask the cm.  Now while the rest of your party goes and ride , the adult watching the kids wait for their party members to return. Then you take your pass and Switch (based on the number of people allowed back could be 2 maybe 3 check your pass) and go though the designated return area and ride. Thank you Disney as this allows everyone to enjoy the ride without having to have an adult wait the entire wait time. Please note that you are not guaranteed immediate boarding. Another Program available is the single rider program. This is different and helps to fill open spots on certain rides and fill to capacity. The single rider program can open and close at any time and not available at all times if the ride time is short and or too many people are in line as well. If you decide to go as a group do not expect to ride in the same vehicle and will split and a single rider must meet height and age requirements to ride so don’t send your 5 yr by themselves. Ask for single rider and you may be issued a single rider pass or directed to go to a separate single rider entrance. Final word parent swap is at any ride with a height requirement . Single rider is limited to In DISNEYLAND- ( splash mnt , Indiana Jones and matterhorn) and in DCA – ( soaring over California, RSR, California Screaming, Goofys sky school and at grizzly river run although grizzy does limit the number of single riers throughout the day. Hope this helps in planning your trips. - pikarich  6326.6 #22 10:41AM
Great info - MickeyLumboCM  1358.8 #142 9:40PM
Look at you all knowledgeable and stuff! - MomWithAJuiceBoxBuzz  1191.2 #160 11:43PM
I really have to teach you to use composer. This would be great for that!! Good info my friend!  - Duchess_SMK  6588.1 #19 9:00AM
That's really long. I only read the first few lines then I got distracted - phillip...  1375.6 #141 9:12AM
Whatever happened to Grandmother waiting on a comfy in shade bench? Te he. Of course now Im Grandma.  - suzieq65  150.6 #2790 9:33AM
Lost me - DarthFairy  585.9 #373 6:05PM
Go to the beginning of the line with someone not tall enough, CM gives a pass for the person waiting with the mini to go through the FP line after the first guest has enjoyed it - UTDISNEYFAMILY  2033.0 #87 6:58PM
UTDISNEYFAMILY, you have to wait in line to get one don't you or no? I'm confused also! - secretagentangel  8012.2 #12 9:33PM
too many words - Dave   13820.5 #4 9:55PM
secretagentangel the person going through the first time is usually given the pass before actually  getting on the attraction & when the person who waited uses the pass they get to go through the fp line with the pass, not the regular line - UTDISNEYFAMILY  2033.0 #87 4:28AM
The person obtaining the pass has to actual wait in line. Then the person that uses the pass just uses the FP line. This also applies to the single rider line. When we were heading to the line at RSR, this woman wanted to go through pushing a stroller and get the pass for her husband. Her husband wasn't with her, and the CM told her he had to be there and that she couldn't bring the stroller through. She kept going on about how he was just in the store and she just wanted to get him the pass. I pushed past her and didn't hear the end of the conversation. - Lelundrial  773.1 #266 8:44AM
Bump and the only change was that you must all be present in front of the cm ,they will hand you a pass or red card that will be exchanged for an actual parent swap when your party about to board the ride cutting down on some abuses and ensure everyone wait the time posted - pikarich  6326.6 #22 7:08PM
We took advantage of this program with our 2-year-old last trip and it was wonderful. Thank you, Disney! - BriarRose406  190.2 #2197 7:32PM

 6326.6 #22 (DL Qual #7

Jun 13, 2014 10:08AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Disneys Fasspass program, read below

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How to use Disney’s original Fasspass. Find the Fasspass distribution Center at select attractions. Insert your pass or ticket. Get a return time to return to the attraction. You must use it within the time frame , early or late will not be accommodated. The only time you can use your pass after the time frame is if the attraction is offline during your return time. You cannot hold more than one pass for the same attraction or another. Check you fp will let you see when you can get another pass usually within 2 hours or after you use your pass up whichever is sooner. RSR and world of color are not connected to the rest of the park so you can get additional passes at other locations. Fasspass is open for select times, dates and seasons. Fasspass work like this. Each ride can ride a certain capacity per hour example at full capacity lets say indy can ride 1,200 riders per hours –this is not the number ok, , so 1200 riders so say 10% of seats are reserved for fp so 120 seats are virtually held. When your ticket is issued a ticket you reserved one spot for that ride and keeps going until all passes are exchasted for the day, that is why as you look at the reserve board the time keeps moving up. And up unitl it reads-----, ------ meaning its all gone. I said original because we still use the original format in dl resort as newer versions of magic bands and fastpass + is in wdw although I personally like the version we have here. - pikarich  6326.6 #22 10:10AM
You can get one fast pass every two hours or the start time on your fast pass ticket, whichever is sooner. Always read all the info on the pass. If you're there in the morning and get a fast pass say for Indy. Return time is 9:30-10:30. The pass says next fast pass is available after 9:30am. I would go at 9:30, grab a fast pass for another attraction and then come back and ride Indy. Fast pass distribution is halted when the attraction is down since CMs don't know how long the attraction will be be closed. Distribution resumes with the opening of the attraction as long as there are fast passes left. The amount of fast passes available also depend on the ride capacity during the day (number of vehicles, etc).  - IDVandalSkipperCM  2603.3 #58 11:35AM
Thank you for the additional info πŸ‘πŸ˜ŠπŸ˜ŠπŸ˜Š - pikarich  6326.6 #22 11:47AM
Some had posted this before and we tried it our last trip in DCA we got WOC, soarin, and Ca screaming fast passes all at once then I went staright tovtoy story which had no line yet cause it was rope drop. We usally do RSR laterr as singwl risw r and the longest we have waited is like 20 min. And we usally get to ride together or end up racing eachother! - minnielove83  28.4 #6463 5:43AM
Some days screamin' isn't on the same system(Roger Rabbit too). We've had fps for TOT and Screamin' at the same time before and on our recent trip couldn't do it.  - FoolishMortal138  518.0 #437 8:35AM
This is good info for new people.  I get asked how much they cost, by a lot of travelers. - Winnie111286  21588.4 #3 8:31AM

 1173.8 #165 (DL Qual #86

Jun 5, 2014 12:49PM  Disneyland Talk Land
#DisneyOnaBudget βœ… So here goes: we are coming on our next trip on a huge budget. I've managed to squeeze in the 4th of July weekend with the family and sending hubby home on Sunday for work and staying til Thursday with a good friend. I booked the hotel and ready for this week. But being super frugal and super cheap just to really be in the area and smelling Disney air. I want to know if you ha  More...

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I've got a few... 1) Our Target usually has the Smart Water bottles they sell in the parks for $1. I buy at least 3 for each day we will be there and freeze them. That way they stay cold all day. I carry one and put the others in the backpack. 2) The picnic area lockers! These lockers are bigger than the ones inside the parks and the esplanade and you don't have to take the stuff through bag check. You could fit a small ice chest in one of the large lockers and keep cool items. We once mixed up some tuna and kept that, bread (well, we forgot the bread which resulted in some creativity lol), snacks like Cheezits, etc. Then you can keep all your meals in there and the patio is usually pretty empty. PLUS you're still on property!!! 3) I got this one from MW. If you have a Target Red Card, purchase Disney gift cards with it when you can. You'll get 5% off (plus whatever you get on your AP) 4) I have several apps on my phone that I use to build up rewards. I then redeem those rewards for Starbucks gift cards that can be used in all the park locations. We've gotten a whole meal for free with this! The sandwiches they have at the DCA location are yummy! Here are my regular apps: Viggle (check in on tv), Shopkick (scan items on your phone when shopping), Mom uses Mango Health (check in when you take your daily medications, including vitamins!). I'm sure there's plenty more, but they're SUPER easy!!!Β  - SPandEvLover  4838.5 #29 3:28PM
Sweet tip with the apps! πŸ˜πŸ‘ - Duchess_SMK  6588.1 #19 3:40PM
Agreed! Great app tips - misschurro  7737.0 #13 5:20PM
Thanks ladies! 😘😘 - SPandEvLover  4838.5 #29 5:43PM
Oh wow! This is great info. Thank you for sharing.. - adventurerEnDisneylandia {AED}  1173.8 #165 6:18PM
Definitely utilize Costco. People have this impression that I have all this $$ to come to Disneyland everyday and that couldn't be further from the truth. I SAVE money by being here. I bring my own drinks & snacks like Triscuits, trail mix, apples and other tough fruits that can withstand the backpack; also Cliff & other snack bars. It saves a ton of money & energy.  - apesandmonkeys  6523.5 #20 1:37PM
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honestly you should try and get a job at disneyland as a photo cm - pikarich  6326.6 #22 7:41PM
Oh wow! This is great info. Thank you for sharing.. - adventurerEnDisneylandia {AED}  1173.8 #165 6:20PM
Great tips thanks for posting this!  I think everything I was going to say was covered. Oh maybe one thing along with using Costco. If you're going to eat at restaurants then get the discounted gift cards to the restaurant of your choice there. They have $100 gift cards for $74.95. - AriellesMom  91.8 #3828 10:23AM
GREAT tip, thank you! We have our trip next week and I was thinking about doing the Target thing, but this is a WAY better deal. We'll be going to Costco this week! - disneymomma87  216.5 #1858 11:15AM
Frozen water bottles, jerkey, pop tarts and Pringles are always in our backpack. If we really are trying to save money, we walk to McDonald's for lunch. - FoolishMortal138  518.0 #437 11:20AM

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Jun 2, 2014 12:02PM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
On a hot day, these vents in NOS emit lots of cool air, which is a welcomed relief. 😎

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No wonder I always see so many people sitting in that area!! - thatgirljenn  1844.7 #100 12:14PM
I never knew that!! Thanks for the tip! - LilKsMomma  87.0 #3922 12:28PM
It's the air coming from Pirates ride! 😊 - BellesLibrary  419.8 #566 12:37AM
Great tip!  - poohbearandyy  65.5 #4437 1:10AM
The air vents aren't from Pirates, but something much closer to the vent locations. Β Look around and you'll figure it out, especially during Fantasmic. The main door you go in to where the parrot is is as far out toward the river as Pirate's goes and there is nothing under ground there. - CM_Shadowgamer  2583.3 #60 2:46AM

 2115.6 #81 (DL Qual #41

May 22, 2014 10:09PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Couldn't post this the other day- not sure if someone has yet but some of the restaurants and Starbucks are now offering self-serve water! Perfect for summer!!

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Nice. This makes me thirsty. May I still get a cuppa ice, plz? - misschurro  7737.0 #13 10:10PM
That's awesome! - Atora  2702.2 #56 10:24PM
Thanks! - pamntink  54.2 #4803 7:05AM
Hydrate! - BombFrogFormerCM  1072.2 #187 9:51AM

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