7958.2 #11 (DL Qual #6

Jun 14, 2012 12:00 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Since it’s now official that Cars Land and Buena Vista Street are now open, I can now post my review online. I’ll try not to give away the entire experience because I know a lot of you haven’t had to chance to explore Cars Land yet, but here’s more of a general view of the new land. I’ve also been sort of quiet about my experiences in Cars Land, prior to the opening, because there is so much that the company did not want to reveal, so I could not either. I got to experience Cars Land twice prior to any of the CM or AP previews. Once was back in March, when I was selected to test out Luigi’s Flying Tires. With about a dozen other CMs, we rode Luigi’s over and over and over, for about 4 hours. Even though we didn’t get to see the other parts of the land, it was fun to be in a new land that remained a secret from the public. The second time was a few weeks ago, prior to working Grad Night. My leads surprised us and took us on Radiator Springs Racers, as they were offering CMs to experience it for the first time. This was the first time many of us got to walk the streets of Radiator Springs and as we all walked onstage; we were all in awe of how majestic the rockwork and the neon signs were. Not knowing the complete details and the attraction was still in “dress rehearsal” mode, we all rode it and were all amazed of the show work and the thrill of the high speed race. What was the take home part for me was the new style of the Audio-Animatronics, as the Imagineers brought the cars of the film to life! Then after last week during the Cast Member previews, I finally had the chance to walk around the land and explore the town of Radiator Springs. My sister and I decided to ride Luigi’s first. It was her first time riding this attraction after me telling her all about it for weeks, and it was the first time I got to see the queue (it was an empty room during the testing). She enjoyed it a lot and can’t wait to ride it again. Then we rode Mater’s Junkyard Jamboree, which was the only attraction I had not experienced yet. There was a short line as we watched the others ride it while waiting in the queue. I agree with many that this attraction will be a “sleeper” attraction that many will hopefully not look over. Regarding the food of Cars Land, we only had enough time to try to the churro bites from the Cozy Cone. We were lucky to get a fresh batch of freshly cooked churros. There was enough churro bites to share with another person, but too much for one. Also, the chocolate dipping sauce made it interesting, but we could do without it. While waiting in line at the Cozy Cone, we saw Lighting McQueen and Mater both come out for their meet and greets. It was neat to see actual cars drive around the streets of Cars Land (makes sense…) and it definitely added a lot of atmosphere to the area. And for the Cars Land stores, I enjoyed walking around, perusing the new merchandise for the land. They were a lot smaller than I thought they would be, but each had their own unique merchandise for each store. And with only a few minutes left for the CM Preview, we quickly went and walked around Buena Vista Street. Even though I was a little upset that none of the stores were open, just seeing this new way that the park is going to immerse guests into this new theme was awesome. A little over 5 years ago, Walt Disney Company CEO Bob Iger presented a 5 year vision. In this statement, he presented his goals for both parks in Anaheim and the future of the company. Now after 5 years of construction, we made it! Now at Disneyland Park, we have new attractions (Star Tours: The Adventures Continue), classic attractions that were refurbished (ie: Matterhorn, Captain EO and more) and new restaurants and stores. In Disney California Adventure though, we’ve seen the largest change-over, giving the park a complete new identity. 5 years ago, DCA really didn’t have an identity and guests were wondering what adventure in California are they looking for? Now, with the new entrance of Buena Vista Street, guests will be taken back to Los Angeles of the 1920s and experience what it was like to step into an exciting city, just like Walt did. Also, with new attractions such as Toy Story Midway Mania, Ariel’s Undersea Adventure and Radiator Springs Racers, this park now has a “complete” feel to it. Back in the 1950s as Walt was building his dream theme park, he had the idea of submerging his guests into a magical place where they were to be transported from their daily life to a place where they can experience various environments by building his lands. He would often use his set designers from the studios to help design his new lands. This brings to the quote from one of the Imagineers when designing Cars Land. He said that in a film, you can control what the audience sees by placing certain things in the frame, but in a real life-environment, the guest has a 360 degree view of the area. Having this idea, the Imagineers had to bring the culture and energy of Radiator Springs to life. At Disney, we call this aspect the “show”. Show can be the way the attraction and/or land is decorated and portrayed, to having a clean area, or how the merchandise is neatly folded and stacked for guests’ shopping. This is why Disney puts a lot of effort into the décor and the way their “lands” are presented because they want their guests to leave their daily lives and to be transported to a magical place, like the small town on Route 66 feel of Radiator Springs or the vintage but modern twist of Buena Vista Street. I can’t wait to see the reactions of guests the first time they race around Ornament Valley or the first time they see Buena Vista Street at night. As Walt said, “Disneyland will never be completed as long as there is imagination left in the world.”
Bravo!!  That was great!! Thanks so much for this. And wow!  That you kept it in so long.  Thanks again!  Can't wait to visit! - misschurro  7453.8 #12 1:18PM
Thanks for your thoughts, BBM! My family and I attended the preview on Monday and, something I'd like to add- the imagineers did a a fantastic job thinking about the visitors' experience. There was SHADE. All the queue areas were well shaded (A/C in Luigi's!). I had stopped to buy a hat on BV street because I forgot mine and thought I would bake over the course of the hot afternoon in Cars Land... But we didn't! Another note on the shops on BVS- they were wonderful! So much merchandise I had never seen! They were spacious and carpeted and the ceilings in the toy shop changed colors! Big thumbs up. My final comment was how friendly and excited all of the CM's I encountered were. I am so excited for them, CA Adventure's future as a park, and our wonderful Disney! - MoonWillow  381.3 #617 8:36PM
Glad you enjoyed your visit! - BaseballMickey  7958.2 #11 9:04PM
So good to know!! Besides running out of things to do in CA before, it was always so much hotter than DL. It's like they knew this and made it better! 😄 - PeachKay  311.1 #886 10:51AM
Thanks so much for this! and kudos on being able to keep a secret from us for so long! - SteamboatMinnie  310.6 #890 1:24AM
Yup, you are an amazing CM.  - lina1990  124.3 #3206 1:45AM
I can't wait to go!!! I'm so excited. - annamichelle  234.5 #1603 12:04PM
Cars Land is amazing. It definately exceeded my expectations. - ScooterMike  1963.0 #92 12:06PM
As always, thank you for your review. Your an amazing CM and MWer. - Mrs.mouse  543.6 #401 12:08PM
Thanks :) - BaseballMickey  7958.2 #11 1:05PM
Thank you for your detailed review. I am really looking forward to seeing everything you mentioned, and your review makes me even more eager to get there.   - jmgphx  323.1 #822 12:09PM
Nice job BBM!!!!!!!! I have ADHD so i could only get through the first two sentances - Dave  13820.4 #4 12:12PM
I had to take a nap I. The middle of reading your post, because I never read an entire book without stopping to snooze. But seriously, I can't handle how excited I am to see this, and I'm so glad you got to experience it in an extra magical way. - LittleAprilShowers  587.7 #363 12:12PM
Great review BBM. Thanks! - cesium55  531.8 #416 12:12PM
You're welcome! - BaseballMickey  7958.2 #11 4:18PM
Thank you for your review enjoyed reading it! So excited to see all of the new amazing things in 3 weeks. - MikaDreamsEverythingDisney  249.1 #1416 12:14PM
Thanks! That was a great review! - mamamartin  3.4 #30671 12:15PM
This is an amazing review! I haven't had the pleasure to visit Carsland or Buenavista yet but your words just take me there! Thank you for sharing this!! 😊 - gigibunny2  242.8 #1497 12:19PM
I love reading reviews! Thanks!!! - iamdugsmaster  878.7 #215 12:21PM
You hit it right on the head. Nicely done. - Melody_CM  19543.8 #2 12:24PM
Excellent review and more!! - DisneyPhotoFan  920.2 #204 12:34PM
Great review man! Very helpful... - madsdad  1868.2 #98 12:35PM
you're welcome! hope to meet you when your at DL - BaseballMickey  7958.2 #11 1:06PM
Nicely written, BBM. Thank you for sharing your experience, and for also keeping details vague for those that haven't yet been able to experience Cars Land. - Jacqueline  580.0 #370 1:21PM
Nicely said, sir! Can't wait to experience it for myself. - LaneSparrow316  847.0 #227 1:24PM
You're welcome :) - BaseballMickey  7958.2 #11 4:18PM
:-) thank you! - PrincessDuckie  921.6 #203 1:44PM
You're welcome :) - BaseballMickey  7958.2 #11 4:18PM
Thank you 👏 - Dizkid  496.6 #455 4:22PM
You're welcome - BaseballMickey  7958.2 #11 4:24PM
Great job BBM! Very nice review! - MomWithAJuiceBoxBuzz  1191.2 #156 4:30PM
Very well said. Thank you. - DisneyTwins  206.8 #1968 4:33PM
So excited. - chipanddalefan  733.4 #279 4:47PM
Great review, thank you. - thestalkerNIN  362.4 #664 4:51PM
I love your review, I cannot wait to see it all tomorrow! - monkeboy2042_CM  317.8 #848 4:51PM
Great review.  And he knows baseball too. - sr_citizen_space_ranger  70.5 #4254 5:00PM
great review, since I have been, I agree it was awesome and then some. - Plumiegirl  10331.6 #9 5:21PM
Great info here. Thanks for sharing your experience. Can't wait to enjoy it for myself. - Minnique  659.8 #320 5:27PM
That was an awesome read! We can't wait to go and enjoy a "whole new world"! - no1goof  248.3 #1428 6:25PM
Thank you so much for that review!! - Alicewhoareyou  2724.2 #55 6:29PM
Thank You so much for the in-depth review from a CM. Making it harder to wait till Sept - nitromouse  300.5 #958 7:20PM
Thank you that was an awesome review! - LoveMyAriel02  3.7 #27648 7:29PM
Thank u so much for all of the info.. I'm so excited for our next visit in December :0) - acesdisneygirl  155.4 #2698 7:39PM
Great review! I agree with how flawless the decor or mise-en-scene (to use a cinematic term) is here. I feel like I am in another world, like when I watch a movie. I never felt that way before dca's makeover. - Princess_Pirate  8.0 #13316 8:02PM
nice vocab word! - BaseballMickey  7958.2 #11 8:19PM
Great review, Kevin! I just hope we manage to get in the park tomorrow before it reaches capacity! - wg4ever  379.7 #619 9:11PM
Wow! Great review! Everything sounds amazing, I can't wait to see it for myself!✨✨✨ - JessM4  269.6 #1219 9:16PM
Thank you! I can't wait to see CarsLand!!! - Boundin  792.9 #244 9:22PM
Fantastic review,  thanks! - Grindcore  568.8 #380 9:35PM
Thank you so much for the great review! Can't wait to see it all in person! - Roto  245.6 #1455 9:36PM
Wow! Thank you so much for sharing your review. - LaPearleNoir  2355.4 #71 11:16PM
BBM. You are so right on with your review. Mr Hubby works Mater and Lugigi and the day he came home and said " I got to ride racers today and it is awesome" I told him those were words for divorce. Lol. I went to the Cast preview and was blown away at the detail. The food at Flo's is awesome. Great portions and reasonable price. Can't wait to try it again in sept when the crowds die down. And Maters is really fun. - Jimineycricket  197.8 #2076 11:53PM
Awesome review!!! Thank you sooo much! I cant wait to see it!!! - Zipitydoodahdad  270.0 #1212 12:06AM
It was magical, so amazing. I was there for only a couple hours the evening of the opening. Having to be pushed around in a wheelchair was probably not the best way to experience my first Cars Land visit but it was amazing just the same. I cannot wait to experience without restrictions!  - PrincessLani  111.3 #3478 4:23PM
Thank you! Waiting to experience it in September! 🏁🚧⚠ - DisneylandMe  31.1 #6096 3:37AM
Thank you!  I've never been too excited about CA but I can't wait to explore it in December now! - Aurora1111  119.2 #3310 10:05AM
Something I love about Disney is the fact that even the people who work there get just as excited (if not MORE excited) about new lands/attractions at the parks. I also love that you said you couldn't wait to see how guests would react to the changes! It's kind of like when you take a friend whose never been to Disneyland/DCA and how you're watching them react to what their seeing for the first time. Great review! I hope you get as much joy watching us experience it as WE will undoubtedly get from actually experiencing this new look for DCA! - PumpkinKing  46.5 #5081 11:14AM

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My Kids enjoy Autopia - E-Ticket  1476.8 #120 8:29PM
Haha we do enjoy Autopia also!! My niece is very concerned about all the construction going on but knows it will be much better!  - CentralCoastAuntVon  107.4 #3545 1:17PM
Dave be nice!!! My sister is mentally handicapped and only loves autotopia and teacups... But the fumes make her faint. lol! Dave I hear you!  - verofern  138.6 #2977 1:56AM
Will Indiana jones reopen on the 3 or will it reopen on the 4 - Disneylandgirl1955  45.3 #5130 5:52AM
It was open today - AngieC  238.3 #1547 10:58PM

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  7299.1 #15 8:38PM
Thank you for reading! - Admin  6:26PM
cant wait to read it - ebugsmama  19.6 #7707 10:32PM
  - teapotsandteacups  684.4 #307 10:17PM
- sunvalgifts  163.4 #2576 7:40AM

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Oh how we miss you MSEP... 😩😩😩 - DisneyBallers  57.1 #4636 10:05PM
what is MSEP? - markchop  91.4 #3809 9:35PM
Main Street Electrical Parade - sawman911  2849.6 #51 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  42.7 #5250 1:35PM
!!! - DisneyMom13  318.0 #847 7:43PM
!!!! That is soooo cool!!! - dizzneyfan  711.8 #289 8:06AM
Nice pic!📷 - Stitchcrazy62622  22.6 #7162 10:18PM
Awesome!! - stanvoodoo  47.9 #5011 7:25PM

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


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  287.4 #1035 7:42PM
- MommyandBash  433.2 #531 4:52PM
We want more books - sctoaonk75  287.4 #1035 7:42PM
- sunvalgifts  163.4 #2576 12:55PM

Here are the Top 10 MouseWaiters of All-Time:

1. Coaster
21372.3

2. Melody_CM
19543.8

3. Winnie111286
18251.8

4. Dave
13820.4

5. Tom
12560.7

6. jacdanfan
12152.6

7. goofygal
11745.9

8. ShariRenee
10364.9

9. Plumiegirl
10331.6

10. uscdisneyteacher
8495.7


Such great people on this list, many who doSo much for the app. 😍😍 - secretagentangel  6915.2 #17 2:09PM
Yay! Thank you! - Song  2242.4 #74 8:50AM
Thanks for all of the  - ForeverNeverland  105.6 #3575 3:38PM
 Those are some   numbers.  - Ilovegoofy  74.0 #4165 4:22PM

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

1. CobbPR
6910

2. uscdisneyteacher
6765

3. Winnie111286
6618

4. Dave
6164

5. misschurro
6082

6. BaseballMickey
5994

7. pikarich
5606

8. Plumiegirl
5564

9. Duchess_SMK
5500

10. Stitch_Legacy
4717



SEE THE TOP 100

This list needs to be updated! Just saying😬 - MadameLeota  4589.7 #32 9:51PM
is this just a standing thing? Never changes? - DarthFairy  499.7 #452 8:06PM

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  2015.9 #87 4:48PM
Spent $490 on it the other day - CVDisneyland  460.3 #499 12:40PM
Thank you! - Admin  5:04PM
Just spent $100. Surely not my last order this month - Dianat710  64.0 #4436 4:46PM
Oh very cool!!  - sunvalgifts  163.4 #2576 9:45AM

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  42.7 #5250 8:01AM
- CT4625  75.0 #4138 8:30PM
- sunvalgifts  163.4 #2576 12:25PM
 Cutest Plaid ever at your service! - Ilovegoofy  74.0 #4165 6:36PM

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  2765.6 #54 6:41PM
Yes, 1 question every 24 hrs was difficult to stick with.  - DisneyMom13  318.0 #847 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  318.0 #847 6:34PM
I will announce the December tournament date this week. - Admin 11:58PM
Can't wait! - sawman911  2849.6 #51 6:30PM
Still waiting. 😂😂😂 - MeridaFan  4244.1 #37 12:59PM
There should be a droid version of this. I. would love to play  - bryanjung1997  1.1 #68683 2:19PM
I end up deleting games while in progress due to opponents leaving me hanging FOR-EH-VER!!! - MommyandBash  433.2 #531 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  1573.7 #115 2:20PM

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 #164 3:13PM
Got it! More than halfway thru it! It's a lot of fun!!!👍👍✨✨ - TinkerSchelle  2066.1 #82 10:53PM
Weeeeee - MommyandBash  433.2 #531 10:29PM
Just got a kindle so as soon as I figure out how to work it I'll be buying it. 😉 - varela2892  64.2 #4429 2:38PM

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  59.3 #4578 9:01AM
- DisneyMom13  318.0 #847 10:32AM
 to  - DisneyHeidi09  191.5 #2156 5:18PM
 Always taking care of us... we love u Admin!!!  - calidream1  398.0 #588 7:05PM
I know it's awesome to know your not alone as a Disneyland freak  - mjpdisney67  42.0 #5285 7:26AM
Lol, its so true. Was so fortunate  to marry a guy that is a "freak" like me. - DSFamLee  76.9 #4108 3:03PM
- maleficentmama  3.4 #31327 11:39AM

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


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  2355.4 #71 7:22PM
- teapotsandteacups  684.4 #307 3:50PM
- tina7321  166.2 #2533 9:28PM
So where is this? Is it the mainst gallery? - Plumiegirl  10331.6 #9 11:11PM

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  300.0 #0 2:46PM
Thank you LiveLaughLoveDisney! - Admin  5:59PM

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 #981 1:26PM
What percentage saving are we looking at for being MouseWaiters? Is it better than a AAA discount.  - MoChuck  159.1 #2633 3:57PM
Hi @@@@@@Admin I filled out the form for 2/28 at Hojo and haven't seen any Credits. I also sent you a Support Ticket last week. Would you please look into this? As always, Thanks  @@@@@@Admin - Winnie111286  18251.8 #3 10:50PM
Admin - Winnie111286  18251.8 #3 4:46PM
Great place!  - CT4625  75.0 #4138 6:29AM

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

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



We have always noticed that Saturdays are better than Sundays! We always come on the weekend and say we want to leave at dinner time on Sunday, but always leave by 11-12 because there are so many people. We love Saturday!! - 1Princess3Princes  643.2 #330 5:39PM
I agree. I think it has to do with most passes being blocked - PoohSizedGuy  20.6 #7485 11:53PM
Saturday's rule! One of the perks of a premium pass!  - snappy  442.1 #519 7:32AM
I love these posts!  I do have a question/request/suggestion...is there a way to only show the 3-4 most recent posts?  It's a lot to scroll through. @@Admin - TiggersAndTinks  176.9 #2350 5:08AM
I second this. The info is great to have, but it's too long.  - 1HitchhikingGhost  288.1 #1031 5:04PM
6 of us going Sunday 11 6 year have use that annual pass - jmmm  0.6 #75926 12:12PM
Have Saturdays been less busy then Tuesdays or Wednesdays recently? - TiDoubleGuhErr  0.3 #88570 12:07AM

Here are the Weekly Top 10 TRIVILATOR Players. Find people to play here. Play Disneyland Trivia with your friends on iOS. Play on any device with our new web version here.

1. DisneyMakesMeSmile
15.38

2. Goofytom
8.18

3. teapotsandteacups
2.59

4. sheridanrabbit
1.73

5. DisneyMom13
1.46

6. DonaldRox
1.19

7. Dolewhipped
1.1

8. mamabeam
0.79

9. Boundin
0.66

10. Moog
0.34

 

Yay @@Moog!!!! So great!  😁 - valj84DisneyDeppAddict  304.7 #927 6:28PM
You sweet thing!  You crack me up!  I'm merely an apprentice being schooled by @@Tom!! - Moog  96.7 #3719 11:33AM
👋❤️ - Tom  12560.7 #5 11:47AM
Wtg @@DisneyMakesMeSmile and @@Moog ;) - otilegna  2783.7 #52 7:41PM
A major compliment from someone who hands me my you know what every game, @@otilegna 😜!!! - Moog  96.7 #3719 8:05PM
Yay !!!  - otilegna  2783.7 #52 9:42AM
Any tips on how to keep a game going?  Seems like the past few times I've played Random the other person stops playing and I can't finish the game.  :( - azbellatink  246.3 #1448 12:47AM
Invite  people  to play in the to 10 for the week. We don't  all play everyday but you'll  get your game finished.  - richiii3  1573.7 #115 10:45PM
Yay I made the list!!!!!!  - DayDreamsOfDisneyland  153.1 #2727 7:02PM
 YOU!!! Having fun playing!! - DisneyMom13  318.0 #847 5:01PM
Well done:-).  I'm enjoying playing your games.  Thank you. - beentoallbut1  931.9 #0 2:19AM

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 admin - Fantasmicfan1  4751.4 #30 9:42PM
  - jacdanfan  12152.6 #6 6:08AM
  - JediKitty  1190.2 #157 10:32PM
I miss the  - DisneyMom13  318.0 #847 1:34AM

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

Just installed the MW app on my new phone yesterday. This will be very helpful for me since I am used to the android version. Thank you. - teapotsandteacups  684.4 #307 11:41PM


 
MONTHLY OVERALL REAL-TIME LEADERBOARD

1. Melody_CM
1958.81

2. Fantasmicfan1
876.28

3. Coaster
764.4

4. Winnie111286
695.9

5. oiler2112
439.67

6. secretagentangel
413.57

7. grumpypapa
374.49

8. Goofytom
314.61

9. redsoxcarlos
293.75

10. dizneedude
272.48



SEE TOP 100 LEADERS

I love Disneyland! - Melody_CM  19543.8 #2 11:30PM
Me too - LaPearleNoir  2355.4 #71 1:11PM
Wow I've never made a list before. Thanks - disneybob49  875.6 #218 9:59AM
Yippeeeee!!!! I made the list!!!  - dizzneyfan  711.8 #289 7:17AM
Wow, top of the list:-) - beentoallbut1  931.9 #0 5:40AM

Here are the top 10 News Contributors:

1. BaseballMickey
7958.15

2. Stitch_Legacy
5143.16

3. RickChavez
3672.13

4. ScooterMike
1962.99

5. SPandEvLover
4771.72

6. caramiapoohluvsbb8
4485.49

7. DLKenCA
2861.33

8. IDVandalSkipperCM
2583.34

9. Dave
13820.4

10. LilSterner
5828.36



SEE TOP 50 NEWS CONTRIBUTORS

#Breaking news 🚨  This needs to be updated! - MadameLeota  4589.7 #32 3:40PM
Just a little...;) - ShariRenee  10364.9 #8 4:44PM
Okay, a little bit! Lol - MadameLeota  4589.7 #32 10:56PM

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