Dave    
 13832.5 #4 (DL Qual #5

Jan 26, 2012 3:41 PM  The Hub
Standing on a Soap Box…….This morning I finally got annoyed with all the Face Character bashing that has been going on lately and felt that it was time to say something.. I know that sometimes it’s fun to laugh at others for having stuff on their teeth or making a funny face but some of the things that have been said lately have been flat out hurtful t those in the costumes. People forget that MouseWait is read by a lot of Cast Members. People in the Entertainment department go into the lounge to look and see if any pictures have been posted of them ALL THE TIME. See the lounge has a lot of people they don’t know and people may share one of those special or funny moments that a character might have with a little one and it’s just as fun for them to see as it is all of us. See there is a big difference between what we can do on Facebook and what they can..See while in the Entertainment dept, they really frown upon people posting, tagging or having albums of them while employed by Disney so this is really a big outlet to see those pictures….Being a Face Character is no walk in the park and is probably the hardest job to get in the Park. Disney has very strict guidelines to what the look of the character should be and how the Character portrays the character from the big screen. Some may think it’s easy just to walk around and take pictures and sigh autographs but it is really not that simple and I think for those who go to the parks know that. ...It’s come to my knowledge today from several cast members in the Entertainment dept. that they have actually been hurt and bummed out by some of the things that have been said in here and its making MouseWaiit look bad…I think that its easy to be in a pack mentality on MouseWait and start ripping on things because it’s become popular and everyone is doing it…I don’t think that there is anything wrong with being critical or talking about a bad experience at the parks but when people start throwing low blows about their looks no matter how strong you are its going to sting a little bit.......Would you take a picture of Baseball mickey CMShellypee and make fun of their appearance in the lounge?

One last thing...WE all know and so do the People Playing the Characters know that they might not look as much like the character as the girl or guy who plays it Monday and Tuesday but they look pretty darn good...One of my X girlfriends use to always laugh that she was approved to do Cinderella because she thought she looked NOTHING like Cindy
- Dave  13832.5 #4 3:55PM
Very well said! I have missed the bashing but these cast members are the magic! And MW NEEDS to have a positive name in Disney, not a negative name. I want to be proud to be a MOUSEWAITER, not embarassed! Thanks Dave for saying this! - zippitydoodahdad  15.9 #8819 6:02PM
Thank you for posting this, Dave!!!! Maybe people will start thinking about the image on the screen as a " REAL PERSON" and not just a pic of some random CM. Getting a cheap laugh at someone else's expense is childish and a bad a example to our younger MWers and to the rest of the community. - Candace  1737.8 #107 3:51PM
Thank you. It's the same as when people were posting pictures of guests at the parks and ridiculed them. It stopped because we decided they were people that could possibly be on MouseWait or someone who knew the person could come across it. For some reason it then became okay to criticize face character's appearance. It's not okay to blantantly tease someone just because they're portraying a character and I'm glad this is going to come to an end. Why is it suddenly fine to tear down someone just because they're in character? It's disgusting behavior. Disney made the choice to cast them so all you're doing is doubting their decisions. - MayBie  1885.6 #98 3:54PM
I'm in no way comparing myself to a CM but I have spent countless hours as Darth Vader with the 501st and done Jack Sparrow a number of times for charity events and public functions! It really irritates me to the point of Hulk like anger when I see people taking shots like this ! Most people have no idea what's it takes to be in a blazing hot suit, taking photo after photo with screaming kids and understanding that you have to give every child the same experience whether you are tired, hungry, hot, or having a "bad day"! If you have never been in that position, it's probably best to stay mute, and that's a nice way of saying it! Anybody can buy a costume from the Halloween store and get trashed at a party, but to do countless hours of research to become a character and get into their mentality is not easy AT ALL savvy! Thanks Dave for posting this! - DarthSparrow  82.4 #4055 11:40PM
i agree with ya buddy! whenever i take a picture of a face character i always thank them and smile, and they always say something back and smile. - chris.  2511.4 #65 3:43PM
Me too Chris. I thanked all of them yesterday for posing and they were all very polite in return. - Mimmy  1442.3 #131 4:22PM
yeah they are great, even if the line has already closed to take pictures if a child runs up to them they will still stop for a picture or autograph. or even better they will ask if they want to walk with them until they get to the CM area. and they are all really nice about posing for the camera, most of the time even if i'm to the side of the line they will face me and pose. - chris.  2511.4 #65 4:24PM
I couldn't agree more and I think this should be extended to include people that are in a picture that have no knowledge of it. I always feels bad when a picture is posted and people tease someone else in the photo. It's a mean bully tactic and isn't the at all necessary. It is really easy to tease when you are in an online forum and hopefully it doesn't continue. - LisaMouse7531  410.1 #587 4:03PM
Well said. Good reminder too, this is a PUBLIC forum. One doesn't need to be logged in to read!!! Be aware of what you say. :) - JenAnneWho  300.7 #986 4:11PM
Now I feel like a donkey's butt...sometimes I get carried away with my jokes, and they can be legitimately hurtful, and for that, I apologize - Kari_Bo_Berry  361.5 #688 4:13PM
I was thinking the same. I get carried away. I honestly didn't mean any harm. But that doesn't make it okay. - MagicalCaprice  480.7 #483 4:32PM
MC and I are going to slink off to the corner with our tails between our legs - Kari_Bo_Berry  361.5 #688 6:11PM
I hate CMs. They all smell like vodka and Sucrets. Or maybe that's just me. - Experiment818  1647.2 #114 8:45PM
Thank you Dave. - Zara  283.3 #1115 3:45PM
Thanks for posting I love all the face characters one day I would love to be one but I just don't know if I would get in. They are taking there time out to make kids very happy not for adults poking fun entertainment. - princessVanessa  384.3 #632 3:47PM
I agree Dave. I enjoys seeing all the characters out and about I would be sad if they took some one out because of comments made here. - Veronica21  167.9 #2530 3:47PM
CMshellypee is AWESOME!
- VfxGenie  1557.1 #121 3:49PM
Thanks dave. I love them all. I really look up to them.  - BooEve123  800.9 #261 3:50PM
I agree. Thank you for putting it in this perspective. It needed to be said. - JessicaRabbit33  670.3 #331 3:51PM
Well said Dave! Let's keep this bumped so everyone can understand! Face characters are SO important to children and I'd hate to see any of them have a bad day and not light up a little one's eyes because they're bummed about something mean that someone said on MW. I don't like that they're making MW look bad and I hope the offended see this post and realize it isn't MW as a whole, just a few bad apples :/ - AlishaSkellington  175.5 #2400 3:52PM
FINALLY!!!!! Thank you!!!!!!!!!!!!! - 2BeignetOrNot2Beignet  1525.2 #124 3:53PM
Very well said. Thank you for posting this and although sometimes I think it is all in good fun, we forget that we are laughing at someone else's expense. Thank you for the reminder!
- EpicDio  460.3 #515 3:53PM
Well said...if there's a legitimate complaint, take it to City Hall. - Darlingwendi  1228.1 #158 3:53PM
Great point! - Dimo  66.3 #4436 5:15PM
👍 - Tealtownfan  1152.2 #172 3:54PM
Thank you Dave. I'm sad that this even needed to be said. But I'm hoping it will have a big impact coming from you. - SueBayou  2019.0 #90 3:58PM
Bravo! All he characters are amazing!! I absolutely love seeing how kids (& adults) react when meeting their fave princess or character. It's priceless! They work so hard and are good at what they do! - luvMickey  583.6 #383 3:59PM
Thank you Dave!! Some may not fit our image of them, but it doesn't give us the right to poke fun at them - MarshaMouse  5036.3 #28 4:01PM
thank you! thank you! thank you! I knew there was something to say and you said it right! - BaseballMickey  8088.4 #13 4:03PM
Nicely said Dave. A welcome reminder to all of us, to be more conscience of what we say, myself included. Thank you. 👏👏👍👍 - DisneyFanZoe  1249.3 #152 4:04PM
Thank you so much for saying something. Having this perspective from a person who has been in those specific shoes is a great perspective and IMO it was time someone said something. I was starting to think it was becoming too insensitive and wanted to say something, but I didn't wanna be bashed or told I was wrong. One commen In particular about a princess (will not name who said what and about who) made me think to myself ( "Wow! Who are you to judge. That was harsh." So I let it go and stayed quiet. No one in this world is perfect and we all hav our qualities which make us unique and beautiful. So thank you again for stepping up and giving us that perspective. I hope the CM's know that we respect what they do for us every day. It takes a special individual to be a CM an they are all special in their own way and contribute to the magic the best way they can. Thank you to all CM's. 👏👏 And thank you Dave! 👍 - Aurora_2020  263.9 #1303 4:10PM
It was most likely my comment and I'm pretty ashamed because you're right, I have no right to judge someone else, especially on their appearance. I get caught up in the sarcasm and see everyone else doing it and its easier for me to justify my rudeness, which is wrong. So I thank you and everyone else for pointing this out - Kari_Bo_Berry  361.5 #688 7:21PM
im soooo glad u posted this dave...thank u ..these people live our dream...they r the reasin disney is magical for kids an all of us...thanks dave - akmouser73  139.1 #3005 4:12PM
Thanks for the reminder Dave. I almost deleted my character collage yesterday because of all the negative comments but decided to leave it up since lots of MWers want to see the live park pics, especially of characters, and I didn't want to take the joy away from them. But it made me sad to see the comments posted on those pics for the reasons you mentioned above and also because I took time out of my DL day to take those pics and post them. - Mimmy  1442.3 #131 4:21PM
I loved your collage :) - Jillian  767.1 #274 4:24PM
i thought it was great you went hunting for ariel too! - chris.  2511.4 #65 4:26PM
I loved your collage! It made my day! Even if I think a way about someone I'm not going to say it publicly!! They are Choosen for a reason they have to have the sparkle that makes them a face character! Plus on pictures people might not look the same as they do in person!! - UrsulasTwin  323.7 #846 4:30PM
Thanks guys. And Chris, I lucked out with Ariel. I was sitting down taking a break in Fantasyland and overheard a CM tell another guest that she would be out soon. :) - Mimmy  1442.3 #131 4:33PM
👍 I've had, on the whole, very positive experiences with the characters, even when I am a grown lady asking to take a picture by myself. 😂😂😂 - bluefairy  643.8 #345 4:53PM
Thank you for saying this Dave. All that matters is that sparkle in the children's eyes when they see characters, that's what Disney magic is about. - LBChica  2550.2 #62 5:30PM
I came out of lurk land to say thanks for posting this! Kudos to you Dave! - RandyNewman  402.2 #603 5:45PM
newb😜 - toph  2418.2 #67 5:47PM
Hi Toph!! - RandyNewman  402.2 #603 6:04PM
Hi Rsuff! 😘😘😘 - Mrsblue  693.1 #317 7:30PM
Hi MrsBlue!! - RandyNewman  402.2 #603 8:41PM
Hi RSuff and MrsRSuff😘😘 mrsblue😘 - toph  2418.2 #67 10:10PM
Well said! Thank you for posting this Dave! - Sallyskellington  201.1 #2067 5:55PM
:) thank you. - DisneyVillain  356.0 #708 6:08PM
LET 'EM KNOW DAVE!
- SoloSiyoNqoba  601.7 #373 6:21PM
👏👏👏 - chrissykins  825.5 #248 6:31PM
Dave your absolutely right, I participated in one of those threads but discussed an experience I had that I chalked up to a bad day, I commend all the face characters for staying character at all times putting up with kids stepping on them and touching them and the parents carrying on taking 1000 pictures. They really deserve our appreciation! - akpoppins  263.8 #1305 7:44PM
I am honestly not mad at anyone or directing this at any one person but just saying this as a whole. I know that I have done these things and said things about others in the past and I am just as guilty as everyone else for calling peter pan a scary ginger in tights but I feel that way about all Gingers not just Peter pan (I'm kidding) I honestly just thing that people got carried away and nobody really thought that these people might actually read the lounge or did not look at them as real people but cartoons on your TV...I don't think that anyone meant any harm and hope I didn't make any of you feel bad cause I was not my intentions - Dave  13832.5 #4 9:47PM
I see all people as a cartoon. I see the world as a brightly colored episode of Adventure Time. - MagicalCaprice  480.7 #483 9:48PM
Very well said! It seems like MW Has become a gossip column of complaints & negativity. Making MW lose its true purpose. Hopefully people get the message & stop or post their negative/gossip on other websites. Thanks DAVE!!! - Bellsmom1231  68.9 #4356 12:13PM
Dear Dave: I lurve you. So there. - Butterlina  1633.1 #116 3:50PM
He's okay. 😜 - bluefairy  643.8 #345 4:39PM
👊 - Momof2princesses  154.5 #2746 4:06PM
Agreed. I love all the characters. One of my favorite things to do in DL is visit them. I remember posting a picture of Peter a few weeks ago and was pretty surprised at all the negative comments.
- Jillian  767.1 #274 4:16PM
I was shocked too and hurt because I know how peter acts - DisneyVillain  356.0 #708 9:30PM
Me too Chris. I thanked all of them yesterday for posing and they were all very polite in return. - Mimmy  1442.3 #131 4:22PM
I loved your collage :) - Jillian  767.1 #274 4:24PM
yeah they are great, even if the line has already closed to take pictures if a child runs up to them they will still stop for a picture or autograph. or even better they will ask if they want to walk with them until they get to the CM area. and they are all really nice about posing for the camera, most of the time even if i'm to the side of the line they will face me and pose. - chris.  2511.4 #65 4:24PM
i thought it was great you went hunting for ariel too! - chris.  2511.4 #65 4:26PM
I loved your collage! It made my day! Even if I think a way about someone I'm not going to say it publicly!! They are Choosen for a reason they have to have the sparkle that makes them a face character! Plus on pictures people might not look the same as they do in person!! - UrsulasTwin  323.7 #846 4:30PM
I was thinking the same. I get carried away. I honestly didn't mean any harm. But that doesn't make it okay. - MagicalCaprice  480.7 #483 4:32PM
Thanks guys. And Chris, I lucked out with Ariel. I was sitting down taking a break in Fantasyland and overheard a CM tell another guest that she would be out soon. :) - Mimmy  1442.3 #131 4:33PM
Very well said, thank you!!!! - MinnieMousewife  923.5 #219 4:35PM
He's okay. 😜 - bluefairy  643.8 #345 4:39PM
Well said Dave...people often forget that these are people too. Nobody deserves to be made fun of or degraded because they arent what you want them to be. If you have a bad experience let Disney know..if it was a store clerk you would do that Im sure or would you take a picture of the store CM and post all kinds of mean things?...they are there to make the children happy...stop judging cause poor Peter isnt "Speiling Peter" be nice!  - yellowtonka  244.7 #1495 5:12PM
Great point! - Dimo  66.3 #4436 5:15PM
Whoa. You go Dave! - theRealDisneygirlforevr  175.3 #2401 5:16PM
Thank you for saying this! You're the best!:) - CarmenINwonderlanD  265.1 #1288 5:18PM
For me if I was a character. I wouldn't listen to the talk. Just seeing the glow on kids faces cause they met you would be enough for me. But thank you cast members for making my son's time at Disneyland magical. - Chumash28  1667.2 #113 5:22PM
Well said Dave. - LeleMouse  224.1 #1763 5:25PM
Well said Dave ^_^ 👏👏👏 I certainly would not want to see anyone ragging on any fellow CMs that I know! - SkellyMouse  501.4 #465 5:33PM
newb😜 - toph  2418.2 #67 5:47PM
Very well said! I have missed the bashing but these cast members are the magic! And MW NEEDS to have a positive name in Disney, not a negative name. I want to be proud to be a MOUSEWAITER, not embarassed! Thanks Dave for saying this! - zippitydoodahdad  15.9 #8819 6:02PM
Hi Toph!! - RandyNewman  402.2 #603 6:04PM
MC and I are going to slink off to the corner with our tails between our legs - Kari_Bo_Berry  361.5 #688 6:11PM
Thank you and thanks to everyone who takes such wonderful pics out there - PinkElephants  745.7 #290 6:20PM
I'm so glad you posted this, and I completely agree. I just kept thinking about these young people who had probably dreamed of working for Disney, and had worked so hard and finally made it through the tough criteria that Disney requires, then to be judged so harshly must have just hurt their hearts if they were ever to see it. I know I would be devastated. Thanks for the reminder that words have great power, and let's all use our power for good and not evil, lol :) - PrincessKristin  780.8 #269 7:05PM
I don't think you could have said it better Dave :) - Jewelz  557.9 #403 7:11PM
I just hope he was wearing pants when he posted this. - Butterlina  1633.1 #116 7:15PM
Kidding. - Butterlina  1633.1 #116 7:15PM
And Dave. 😜 - Butterlina  1633.1 #116 7:16PM
Pantless on a soap box? Sounds dangerous! - Jewelz  557.9 #403 7:21PM
On occasion I have been known to do this. 😳 - Butterlina  1633.1 #116 7:22PM
Scandalous! I like it. - Jewelz  557.9 #403 7:26PM
I just hope he was wearing pants when he posted this. - Butterlina  1633.1 #116 7:15PM
Kidding. - Butterlina  1633.1 #116 7:15PM
And Dave. 😜 - Butterlina  1633.1 #116 7:16PM
Pantless on a soap box? Sounds dangerous! - Jewelz  557.9 #403 7:21PM
It was most likely my comment and I'm pretty ashamed because you're right, I have no right to judge someone else, especially on their appearance. I get caught up in the sarcasm and see everyone else doing it and its easier for me to justify my rudeness, which is wrong. So I thank you and everyone else for pointing this out - Kari_Bo_Berry  361.5 #688 7:21PM
On occasion I have been known to do this. 😳 - Butterlina  1633.1 #116 7:22PM
Thanks for putting us all in check Dave, things have been getting a lil haywire around here lately so this is a great reminder that we can all have fun and joke around but there are limits to when and where it's appropriate! - donnievegas  1132.7 #177 7:24PM
Yes - Butterlina  1633.1 #116 7:25PM
Yes - Butterlina  1633.1 #116 7:25PM
Scandalous! I like it. - Jewelz  557.9 #403 7:26PM
Words can hurt Thank you ftom the bottom of our s. - SeñorBuzz&Jessie  68.5 #4375 7:27PM
Hi Rsuff! 😘😘😘 - Mrsblue  693.1 #317 7:30PM
👏👏👏👏👏👏 - Mrsblue  693.1 #317 7:30PM
Thank you. For saying this Dave. Someone tried saying something earlier and I agreed and other started making excuses why it was okay and I got really sad and angry. :( But I didn't feel like starting drama so I didn't say anything. I think every face character is beautiful or handsome in their own way. I do apologize for a few weeks ago joking about one of the Peters. I was joking but If I read it and didn't know me it might of been hurtful. - NeverlandTink  423.1 #564 7:36PM
Well said, I think a lot of people on here forget how widely read this forum is and that those are real people behind the costumes with real feelings.. Let's keep this about the positive and if you have a legit complaint then go to city hall - KelBelle  453.2 #525 8:09PM
I wish I could hug you! That was written so perfectly. - Lifeguardmom  295.2 #1018 8:14PM
Thank you for so eloquently posting what many of us were thinking. The pack mentality comment was exactly what I was thinking. It happens far too much in my opinion. We should all keep in mind that the character CMs (all CMs for that matter!) are selected/hired because they exemplify Disney. Who are we to judge?! Let's all keep in mind....WWWD (What Would Walt Do)!! - Gia  802.2 #260 8:18PM
I can't imagine being a face character is an easy job, and I wouldn't be surprised if it would make their day to come in here and see that they spread a little magic. Thanks for posting this Dave! - Missshelly  698.3 #312 8:24PM
Thank you for posting this Dave.  Nicely put. - LAFDWifey  81.5 #4072 8:25PM
👍👍 - iFramedRogerRabbit  1957.6 #95 8:25PM
Hi MrsBlue!! - RandyNewman  402.2 #603 8:41PM
I was shocked too and hurt because I know how peter acts - DisneyVillain  356.0 #708 9:30PM
I see all people as a cartoon. I see the world as a brightly colored episode of Adventure Time. - MagicalCaprice  480.7 #483 9:48PM
Hi RSuff and MrsRSuff😘😘 mrsblue😘 - toph  2418.2 #67 10:10PM
Well said Dave!! :-) - disneymomma1  325.8 #833 11:52PM
Im so glad you spoke up about this bulling. I saw the day they were making fun of princess nd felt so bad I just removed it from my thread. I would have reported but Im not up that rank yet. Hope everyone has a better understanding of how much their comments really mean to each cast member. We should have the upmost appreciation of every cast member at disneyland. - luvsariel  214.0 #1909 12:03AM
Bump - Vegaspooh  134.7 #3069 9:45AM
✨👏👏👏✨ - Disneymomof4  29.7 #6344 12:05PM

It is sad that a post addressing this deplorable behavior even has to be requested to stop. Thanks for speaking up Dave.  It is my dream to some day play the Fairy Godmother at DL (but in a few years so I can "mature" in looks a bit more LOL) and I would be absolutely crushed if complete strangers were bashing my looks or performance.  Shame on them and for making MouseWait a negative place for the hard-working CM's.

  

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you always said I would make a good Fairy - Dave   13832.5 #4 10:20PM
you always said I would make a good Fairy - Dave  13832.5 #4 10:20PM

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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  1837.4 #103 11:41PM
This was helpful.. But I'm still having an issue posting to pics to the lounge😑 - 1Minnie58  7.9 #13788 10:12AM

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

1. Winnie111286
7394

2. uscdisneyteacher
7036

3. CobbPR
6911

4. misschurro
6472

5. Dave
6176

6. BaseballMickey
6087

7. pikarich
6037

8. Plumiegirl
5610

9. Duchess_SMK
5561

10. Stitch_Legacy
4717



SEE THE TOP 100

This list needs to be updated! Just saying😬 - MadameLeota  4671.6 #32 9:51PM
is this just a standing thing? Never changes? - DarthFairy  720.9 #298 8:06PM
This is so true, it never changes, what's up with that lol - itsmyglassslipper  572.2 #392 12:28PM
I know and I'm still on it😂😂😂 - Plumiegirl  10393.6 #9 5:56PM
I thought it was just me. Lol. Someone needs to hit the refresh button. :) - DeadliestPassholder  387.9 #624 2:10PM

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  303.0 #0 2:46PM
Thank you LiveLaughLoveDisney! - Admin  5:59PM
Love this tool - Chumash28  1667.2 #113 5:02PM
Cool app. But can't find info when they start Christmas holidays decorations  - DDTINK57  405.7 #597 5:44PM
Usually the first week of November. - Bambim44  123.3 #0 7:25AM
The search bar is amazing - UTDISNEYFAMILY  2056.6 #87 4:57PM

DISNEYLAND PARK:

Indiana Jones Sep 12-Sep 15
Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln Aug 22-Sep 30
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:

The Little Mermaid Sep 6-Sep 29
Goofy's Sky School Sep 26-28




 

Were visiting during the diamond celebration.  I'm so excited because all of our favorite rides will be open! - Dsc1983  20.3 #7693 10:53PM
Awesome! Can't wait! - PrincessDaisy_FU2Rcm  361.5 #689 8:33AM
Silly symphony swings are open. We went on them today (for the first time)!  - DisneyDiane316  945.9 #216 6:50PM
See @teapotsandteacups post today...  Says reopens Sept 9!  Thank you! - Dianat710  84.8 #4003 8:05PM
It opened today! Line was way too long for me so I shall try another day😢 - DarthFairy  720.9 #298 9:09PM

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Earn 1000 Credits for staying at MouseWait Platinum Partner Hotels! Each night that you stay at the Hojo Anaheim 714-776-6120 or the brand new Courtyard Marriott Theme Park Entrance Hotel 714-254-1442 you will earn 1000 Credits! Just send an email to [email protected] after your stay with your confirmation number and check in date, and we will add the Credits to your account! Make sure to mention MouseWait when you reserve your rooms. 

When you support our Platinum Partner Hotels, you help us to improve MouseWait. Both hotels are run by the best management team in the business, and you won't get better service anywhere else!

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  296.3 #1014 1:26PM
What percentage saving are we looking at for being MouseWaiters? Is it better than a AAA discount.  - MoChuck  159.7 #2662 3:57PM
I sent you emails and support requests for my last 2 stays in May and June. I would appreciate it if you could check on them and let me know if I need to send you any additional info, please let me know. Thanks for your help @@@@@@@@@Admin - Winnie111286  23925.9 #2 10:51AM
You are awesome.  Thanks Admin - Winnie111286  23925.9 #2 1:28PM
@@@Disneydollarpam - disneyforme  779.8 #270 10:04PM

Play Disneyland Trivia with your friends for FREE! See the list of TRIVILATOR usernames on this page. Play from any device with our new web version

Cool admin. Hope I do better than the first one. Hope people that enter will be ready to play and the tournament moves along better - Goofytom  3132.0 #49 6:41PM
Yes, 1 question every 24 hrs was difficult to stick with.  - DisneyMom13  358.3 #700 6:28PM
Oh 😂😂 just realized that post was 2+ years old😂😂 well people are still taking turns very slowly. Maybe it's the app, not the players.  - DisneyMom13  358.3 #700 6:34PM
I will announce the December tournament date this week. - Admin 11:58PM
Can't wait! - sawman911  3707.8 #45 6:30PM
Still waiting. 😂😂😂 - MeridaFan  4244.2 #39 12:59PM
I end up deleting games while in progress due to opponents leaving me hanging FOR-EH-VER!!! - MommyandBash  433.7 #546 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  1736.3 #109 2:20PM
Any chance of this coming to Android? - dsnylnd4me  369.7 #665 12:08PM

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  5375.7 #25 9:42PM
  - JediKitty  1286.0 #150 10:32PM
I miss the  - DisneyMom13  358.3 #700 1:34AM


 
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  2284.9 #75 8:03PM
Will there be a 3 and when? - menifeemom  227.0 #1724 7:31PM
I really enjoyed reading them. I think I need to do a re read of them plus the Voyagers series. - arianwenmcb  243.3 #1517 12:45PM
I'm reading Season One now. Picked it and the first two Voyagers up at the 4th of July Sale. I am loving the intrigue and history woven together! - Ilovegoofy  131.5 #3122 8:42AM


I love Disneyland! - Melody_CM  23642.7 #3 11:30PM
Me too - LaPearleNoir  2567.9 #61 1:11PM
Yes, yes. I know you do.  - crazyfriends  8.0 #13653 2:03AM
Who doesn't love Disneyland???  Happiest place on earth.  :) - Disneylanddad702  467.2 #507 2:38PM
Wow I've never made a list before. Thanks - disneybob49  1156.1 #171 9:59AM
How am I #1? Wait times and posting to the lounge the last 3 days? Awesome!! I love Mousewait! 😀 - sheridanrabbit  738.8 #292 7:05PM
I left a week ago and I'm still #2 on the list!! YAY!! 😀 - sheridanrabbit  738.8 #292 6:22PM

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  79.4 #4115 9:01AM
- DisneyMom13  358.3 #700 10:32AM
 to  - DisneyHeidi09  296.7 #1008 5:18PM
 Always taking care of us... we love u Admin!!!  - calidream1  398.0 #611 7:05PM
Welcome. Enjoy your Disney day. - mrsccc2  16.4 #8660 3:11PM
 and  - vellybelly  13.5 #0 10:47PM

Here are the Top 10 MouseWaiters of All-Time:

1. Coaster
24623

2. Winnie111286
23925.9

3. Melody_CM
23642.7

4. Dave
13832.5

5. Tom
13549.7

6. jacdanfan
13442.2

7. goofygal
12801.3

8. ShariRenee
12074.7

9. Plumiegirl
10393.6

10. uscdisneyteacher
8778.35


Such great people on this list, many who doSo much for the app. 😍😍 - secretagentangel  8625.6 #11 2:09PM
Yay! Thank you! - Song  2242.4 #77 8:50AM
- EvilqueenRS  704.2 #307 9:57PM
Very nice. I'll make It on the list one of these days! - larrywong318  214.3 #1900 11:09AM

Invest in Disney Fine Art with our new Platinum Partner, Magical Memories. Watch for MouseWait art exclusives in the Lounge and use this code: MW10 for 10% off! When you support Magical Memories, you also support the continued development and maintenance of MouseWait. Earn 1000 Credits for each purchase--just send your receipt to [email protected]-- thank you for your support!

- LaPearleNoir  2567.9 #61 7:22PM
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- SnowKitty  116.3 #3409 8:03PM

Here are the top 10 News Contributors:

1. BaseballMickey
8088.41

2. Stitch_Legacy
5143.16

3. RickChavez
3672.13

4. ScooterMike
1962.99

5. SPandEvLover
4840.62

6. caramiapoohluvsbb8
4485.49

7. DLKenCA
3021.73

8. IDVandalSkipperCM
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9. Dave
13832.5

10. LilSterner
5828.36



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#Breaking news 🚨  This needs to be updated! - MadameLeota  4671.6 #32 3:40PM
Just a little...;) - ShariRenee  12074.7 #8 4:44PM
Okay, a little bit! Lol - MadameLeota  4671.6 #32 10:56PM

What if Walt never dreamed of Disneyland? What would your life be like? What would the world be like? Get Book Two of the VOYAGEERS Saga - The Great Storyteller - on Amazon. Buy the Paperback and get the Kindle version FREE! 

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  8574.9 #12 8:38PM
Thank you for reading! - Admin  6:26PM
cant wait to read it - ebugsmama  19.6 #7854 10:32PM
- sunvalgifts  171.7 #2470 7:40AM
Thank you! Can't wait to read it🤓 - 1Minnie58  7.9 #13788 10:22PM

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Oh how we miss you MSEP... 😩😩😩 - DisneyBallers  57.3 #4712 10:05PM
what is MSEP? - markchop  99.4 #3729 9:35PM
Main Street Electrical Parade - sawman911  3707.8 #45 9:33AM
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 #5283 1:35PM
!!! - DisneyMom13  358.3 #700 7:43PM
!!!! That is soooo cool!!! - dizzneyfan  1100.9 #183 8:06AM
Nice pic!📷 - Stitchcrazy62622  22.6 #7286 10:18PM
Awesome!! - stanvoodoo  54.6 #4814 7:25PM

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! 

We want more books - sctoaonk75  297.5 #1005 7:42PM
- MommyandBash  433.7 #546 4:52PM
We want more books - sctoaonk75  297.5 #1005 7:42PM
- sunvalgifts  171.7 #2470 12:55PM

See what Kate can do for you, and experience Disneyland like a VIP! Get your own Virtual Plaid in the App Store today, it's FREE! http://apple.co/1WL7y9I

- RetroDisneyPins2002  43.7 #5283 8:01AM
- CT4625  105.1 #3621 8:30PM
Now that looks like a good service. - MoChuck  159.7 #2662 11:24AM
I use this every time I'm at the parks now and llove it!!!!  Thanks Admin - leopardditz2000  1259.7 #151 7:44PM

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

1. Tot mw farewell meetup all passes access
Dec 15, 2016 08:00pm

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

MouseWait Meetups 2016
what is happening for one last time on aug 6? - MsTikiMermadam  1509.0 #125 12:31AM
It was January 8 I think but I left it as I think it's funny😂😂😂 I'll have to delete it😭😭 - secretagentangel  8625.6 #11 7:55PM
ok,  last time for btr....  😹 - MsTikiMermadam  1509.0 #125 6:03AM
 I changed it to August 5😂😂😂😂😂 - secretagentangel  8625.6 #11 11:07AM
I spy Christmas in July! - PumpkinweenieVelinee  3987.1 #43 12:44PM
Looks like July 22! More to follow!  - secretagentangel  8625.6 #11 9:52PM
Really hoping to make it to Christmas in July - Melody_CM  23642.7 #3 11:12AM
- PumpkinweenieVelinee  3987.1 #43 11:55AM
I'll add post tonight!  - secretagentangel  8625.6 #11 3:18PM
It's been bumped but next MEETUP is this Friday, September 16 at DCA for another "last time" on the attractions being changed! Watch for the main post!  - secretagentangel  8625.6 #11 1:42PM
Next meetups are.... At DCA, possibly Tuesday September 20, Friday, September 23, Friday, September  30, Friday October, 7, 14, 21, 28,(come join the choc  walk group), dapper day dress up Friday, November 4, plus that Sunday and........ to infinity and beyond😂😂. Will add in a couple more of  the week days depending on the MHP schedule for maybe either a soundsational  meet up or WOC meet up. Whatever's on the calendar. Just a heads up for everybody planning a visit in the next seven weeks. Once PTN is back we'll  add more of those also. Also watch for cadaver calls for meetups on certain MHP nights. We'll  be having  one the night we go, October 5 , an  hour before the party starts. I'll post reminders soon!!  dm me with suggestions too if you want me to post one or help posting your own!😄😄 - secretagentangel  8625.6 #11 2:14PM
Where is the meet up for Sept 30? we will be at MHP Fri Sept 30 and staying Sat and Sun. - snowgrey  8.9 #12616 4:56PM


Love seeing everyone's pictures from Disneyland !! I know, we always have a good time :) - Lyssa2012  196.2 #2129 11:22PM
i am so glad i got to experience it,  but did not have to go thru it! - MsTikiMermadam  1509.0 #125 5:56AM
Hey I'm finally on this list 😄👍🎉 - Sweet_Irish_Cream  4409.9 #37 10:39PM
Your always on the list!!! 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂list of what I don't know😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝😝. Jk - Fantasmicfan1  5375.7 #25 12:34PM
Fantasmicfan1 I just read that in the voice of Rodney Dangerfield from Back to School! - KennyV  1231.8 #157 3:48PM
Fantastic!! - Ilovegoofy  131.5 #3122 4:37PM
Top of the list  - buzzgoneyear92  283.0 #1116 12:09AM
Note to self: When you see this comment a year from now, be sure to say something witty!!! - clawton  344.0 #745 9:03PM

Easily manage the social side of MouseWait for Disneyland and Disney World with our new mousetopia app for iOS. Post to the DL or WDW side, use your Stickers, and utilize our new MouseWait Messenger. Optimized for iOS 8 and the iPhone 6! See what's new here


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  2056.6 #87 4:48PM
Spent $490 on it the other day - CVDisneyland  460.3 #516 12:40PM
Thank you! - Admin  5:04PM
I noticed this post is kind of old, but is the Amazon link still working? My hubby tried to buy something through it but it didn't work. @Admin - DisneyDiane316  945.9 #216 7:59PM
Thanks for letting us know DisneyDiane316 the link should be fixed now for Amazon, or you can use this URL http://amzn.to/OUTbbI thanks! - Admin  4:41PM
Thanks for sending the updated link Admin. Will be shopping soon! - DisneyDiane316  945.9 #216 6:42PM
Yay! Using this today I always forget to buy through the mw link . Bump for more people to use.  - mozbaby  148.9 #2836 7:16AM

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  1152.2 #172 3:13PM
Got it! More than halfway thru it! It's a lot of fun!!!👍👍✨✨ - TinkerSchelle  2096.6 #83 10:53PM
Weeeeee - MommyandBash  433.7 #546 10:29PM
Just got a kindle so as soon as I figure out how to work it I'll be buying it. 😉 - varela2892  88.1 #3927 2:38PM

Credits Hall of Fame. This real-time list honors the top Credits purchasers by showing the total number of Credits purchased. These MouseWaiters play an integral part in helping us maintain and innovate. Thank you to everyone who buys Credits in the MW iOS app, TRIVILATOR, and Goat Effect!

1. secretagentangel
127300

2. teapotsandteacups
120000

3. jacdanfan
115000

4. leopardditz2000
98000

5. iLOVELUCYnDISNEY
88000

6. Melody_CM
65000

7. DisneyGrandma
65000

8. debbiev
64750

9. disneygrandma1
63000

10. DarthFairy
58950

 

I finally made a list besides wait times.wait times has become almost impossible with the crowds,reception blows.but thank you for all you do@@@@Admin - DarthFairy  720.9 #298 7:43PM
!! Congrats👏👏👏👏 - SnowKitty  116.3 #3409 5:06PM
  Well done and congratulations.  Now I know how some people have so many stickers.  Keep up the good work:-) - beentoall  1310.0 #0 2:55AM
And they share - suzieq65  156.9 #2705 9:06PM
I finally made a list besides wait times.wait times has become almost impossible with the crowds,reception blows.but thank you for all you do@@@@Admin - DarthFairy  720.9 #298 7:43PM
!! Congrats👏👏👏👏 - SnowKitty  116.3 #3409 5:06PM
!!! And I thought working up to 73 credits was good lol - sunvalgifts  171.7 #2470 12:21PM

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  504.8 #461 12:29PM
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😂 - TinyDancerTay  672.5 #330 12:03AM
I love across the street, for a week, two or three times a year.  - crazyfriends  8.0 #13653 4:42PM

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